Costa Mesa Location Staff

Serving Costa Mesa, Irvine, Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, and surrounding communities the Costa Mesa location is 1.5 miles south of Habor and the 405. Contact us for more information or schedule an appointment with one of our staff at this location. You may also see more locations.

Tim Moyers, DMin, MA

Administrative Director
Licensed Marriage Family Therapist, MFC 38350
tmoyers@journeyscounseling.com
Extension: 111

Tim is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and the Administrative Director for Journeys. In addition, Tim is an Assistant Professor at Vanguard University in the Graduate Program for Clinical Psychology where he teaches Marital Therapy and Family Therapy courses. Tim holds a Masters in Religion from Vanguard University, Masters of Arts in Clinical Psychology from Azusa Pacific University, and a Doctor of Ministry from the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary. His research for his doctoral project focused on two areas: Emotional Intelligence and a Theology of Emotion.

Tim is a member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, Christian Association for Psychological Studies, an ordained minister and a regular speaker at churches and conferences. 

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Randy Powell, MS

Clinical Director
Licensed Marriage Family Therapist, MFC 27433
rpowell@journeyscounseling.com
Extension: 112

Randy is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and currently the Clinical Director at Journeys Counseling Ministry. Previously, he held the positions of Director for the Counseling Center and Campus Pastor at Vanguard University. He earned his Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy from Cal State Fullerton University and Bachelor of Arts in Religion from Vanguard University. Randy is a licensed minister and a regular speaker at churches and conferences. Randy has been a radio guests on a number of radio shows and has been on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) being interviewed.

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Michelle Bobich, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist, 25365
mbobich@journeyscounseling.com
Extension: 107

Dr Bobich has clinical expertise in treating obsessive-compulsive disorder, depression, post-traumatic stress, generalized anxiety, performance anxiety, family conflict, developmental trauma, developmental delays, negative thought patterns, and self-esteem in both children and adults.

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Melissa Brownback

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, LPC 4726
MBrownback@journeyscounseling.com
Extension: 101

Melissa is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor. She is a recent Southern California transplant from the Chicago suburbs, where she practiced as a Licensed Counselor since 2010. Melissa has experience working with adults, adolescents, couples, and families experiencing anxiety, depression, adjustment difficulties, relational conflict, faith crisis, and clients with a history of sexual abuse and trauma. 

Melissa has over 10 years of combined professional and volunteer experience with teens and provides a highly relational, mentor-counselor relationship for teenage clients navigating the ups and downs of life. She is passionate about helping her clients discover how the wounds and pain of their stories provide an opportunity for healing. Melissa has also received training in conflict coaching and mediation, and offers an intensive counseling format to couples and families in crisis.

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Kaytie Clary, MS

Marriage Family Therapist Registered Intern, IMF 67146
Supervised by Jennifer Fee, PSY 17501
Supervised by Jennifer Fee, PSY 17501 <br> kclary@journeyscounseling.com
Extension: 126

Kaytie is currently working on her Doctorate at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Applied Clinical Psychology. She completed her Masters of Science in Clinical Psychology and her Bachelor's of Science in Psychology from Vanguard University of Southern California. She specializes in working with those struggling with eating disorders, overeating, and other food and lifestyle struggles.

Kaytie is in the process of writing her dissertation on the effectiveness of the current available treatment for eating disorders. Along with her research, Kaytie is working closely with Journey's to provide education, support, and therapy groups for Eating Disorders. Her passion is to provide a deeper understanding of eating disorders, and to walk alongside those that are hurting and see them experience healing and growth individually and within their relationships.

Prior to her work on Eating Disorders, Kaytie also gained clinical experience working with individuals, families, and couples struggling with addiction, depression, anxiety and their relationships.

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John Counts, MA

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist, MFC 53164
jcounts@journeyscounseling.com
Extension: 115

John is currently a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist at Journeys. He graduated from Biola University in 1984 earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Business.

From 1987 to the present, John has owned and operated a flooring business. He received his Masters of Arts in Clinical Psychology from Trinity College of Graduate Studies, graduating in June 2005. John is passionate about people and seeing the power of intimacy in their lives, especially within the church. John has enjoyed being a part of a growth group with his church for the last few years where intimacy is pursued.

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Steve Cuffari, MA

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist, MFC 44845
scuffari@journeyscounseling.com
Extension: 104

Since the year 2000, Steve's clinical experience has been focused on strengthening the emotional bonds of couples and families. He is the founder of In Touch Parenting, a company devoted to helping today’s busy parents calm the chaos, raise emotionally intelligent kids, and nurture families that thrive.

Using his rich humor, insightful stories, and experiential exercises Steve will help you stay connected with your kids. His parenting advice have been featured twice on TBN's show, "Joy in Our Town" and is accessble via his blog and live parenting seminars.

He holds an MA in Religion from Vanguard University and a second MA from Azusa Pacific University in Clinical Psychology. He is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Vanguard University and an ordained minister. Steve also holds certifications with Prepare and Enrich and the Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program.

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Courtney Harrell, MS

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist, MFC 53574
charrell@journeyscounseling.com
Extension: 126

Courtney is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist at Journeys Counseling Ministry and earned her Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology at Vanguard University. She has a Bachelors in psychology from Vanguard, as well as a minor in music.

Courtney has experience working with individuals, couples, teens, and children at Journeys since 2007, and has been working at College Hospital Costa Mesa with acute psychiatric patients since 2010. She has worked with children ages 0-12 in after-school programs/preschool settings, and mentored high school/college-age students at St Andrews Presbyterian Church in Newport Beach. She has also been a member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists since 2007.

Courtney has a desire to see individuals and families experience restoration and reconciliation within themselves and their relationships. 

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Megen Phillips, MA, MS

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, MFC 106058
mphillips@journeyscounseling.com
Extension: 106

Megen is a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist at Journeys. She completed her MS in Clinical Psychology at Vanguard University in May 2012. Megen also has an MA in Spiritual Formation and Soul Care from the Institute for Spiritual Formation at Biola University and Talbot Theological Seminary. As such, in addition to being a MFT intern she has been a practicing spiritual director since 2007 working with individuals and groups. Prior to her graduate studies, Megen spent over ten years in church ministry, specifically working with youth and children. Megen is passionate about spiritual and psychological integration and desires to help people deepen their knowledge of self and their knowledge of God in the context of relationships. Megen and her husband are the parents of two young daughters.

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Elizabeth Powell, Psy.D

Licensed Psychologist, 29058
epowell@journeyscounseling.com
Extension: 131

Elizabeth S. Powell completed her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from Azusa Pacific University. Her dissertation examined Christian faith development in college students. Dr. Powell has worked with at risk youth in Los Angeles while also conducting assessments and providing therapy. She has previously worked with adolescents and college students in multiple settings. Dr. Powell also has over five years experience working in youth ministry and developing leaders in church organizations. She has a strong interest in understanding one's identity, working with young adults, and training leaders. Dr. Powell is an adjunct faculty member at Azusa Pacific University and a full time faculty member at Vanguard University.

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Kristi Starkey, MA

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist, MFC 52051
kstarkey@journeyscounseling.com
Extension: 129

Kristi is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She earned her Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology from Vanguard University. Her experience in the mental health field includes working at an inpatient psychiatric hospital with adults and adolescents in crises. She also has experience working with adults in career/life transition., adolescents, families, couples, and young adults with autism. Kristi began her career at Journeys in January of 2007 and is excited about using her background in business and education, combined with her clinical skills and Christian faith, to help clients find hope and healing.

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Reid Walton, MS

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist, MFC 52438
rwalton@journeyscounseling.com
Extension: 117

Reid Walton is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who is passionate about helping create intimacy in marriages, helping families and individuals walk through the many seasons and difficulties of life. He currently has his Masters of Science in Clinical Psychology from Vanguard University and received a Bachelor's of Science in General Psychology at BIOLA University with a Minor In Biblical Studies. In addition, Reid is an Adjunct Professor in Psychology at Vanguard University teaching courses in General Psychology and Behavior Modification. Along with his work at Journeys, Reid has over 6 years experience working with individuals and families in crisis as a Social Worker and Crisis Response Clinician serving Orange County.

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Chelsea Warn, MA

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist, AMF 76816
cwarn@journeyscounseling.com
Extension: 124

Chelsea has a Master of Arts degeee in Clinical Psychology from Azusa Pacific University. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles. She is a member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. She has been passionate about the field of Psychology since the age of 15 and she feels strongly about serving her community through individual, marital and family counseling. 

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