Psychotherapy at Gateway

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We are glad you are here. We want to help you navigate the confusing world of seeking help from a therapist. Kelsey Schraufnagel, PsyD
We are happy to introduce you to our therapists, the problems that we help people with, the treatment models that we use to go about doing that, and our philosophy of care at the Gateway Clinic. We hope you will contact us with any questions.

Kelsey Schraufnagel, PsyD

Kelsey Schraufnagel, PsyD is a licensed psychologist (PSY27998). Dr. Schraufnagel earned her PsyD in clinical psychology at the California School for Professional Psychology in San Diego. She completed an APA accredited internship, with an emphasis on crisis assessment and intervention, at the University of Colorado-Boulder’s Wardenburg Health Center in the department of Psychological Health and Psychiatry.

Alana Kivowitz, LCSW, Therapist, Case Management

Alana Kivowitz, LCSW, is a licensed clinical social worker (#86427) who specializes in mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and trauma and stress related concerns. She draws from a humanistic, strengths-based framework, and integrates a number of evidence-based practices into her work, including tools from dialectical behavioral therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, and motivational interviewing. She received her B.A. in psychology from University of California, Santa Cruz, and earned her Master’s in Social Work, with a concentration in mental health, from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Chris Restivo, MFT, Therapist, Case Management

Chris Restivo, MFT, is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (# 103275) who has focused the entirety of his career working with severe and persistent mental illness (e.g. psychosis, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and substance use) through the use of EBPs (Evidence-Based Practices) blended with a humanistic approach. He received his B.A.in psychology from University of California, Berkeley, and his M.A. from California Institute of Integral Studies(CIIS).

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