At Pinnacle Counseling and Testing Center,

We specialize in the treatment of anxiety, trauma, stress, and related conditions.  We begin each therapeutic relationship with a thorough diagnostic evaluation so that we can truly get to know you, your strengths, your struggles, and your goals.  This will also provide you an opportunity to meet and get to know our counselors, who are licensed professionals trained in helping you take charge and overcome your biggest obstacles.  We're here to help you reach peak mental health performance... because anxiety and stress should not control you.  We provide counseling for adultsadolescents, and children.  We use proven Evidence-Based Treatments to provide individual, group, couples, and family therapy.

Learn more about our counseling services.

In addition to therapy, we offer a variety of psychological testing services, including neuropsychological evaluations, academic testing, therapeutic assessmentsautism evaluations, and vocational assessments.  Our evaluations are specifically tailored to meet your individual needs.  We want you to walk away from testing with a greater understanding of yourself and your abilities.  When testing is complete, you will be provided specific feedback with recommendations by a licensed psychologist.  For employers, we also offer pre-employment evaluations.

Learn more about our psychological testing services.

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Conditions We Treat

At Pinnacle Counseling and Testing Center, we specialize in psychological testing and the treatment of anxiety, trauma, and stress-related conditions such as:

  • Adjustment Disorder / Difficulty Adjusting to Life Events 

  • Agoraphobia

  • Anxiety / Worry / Stress

  • Chronic Pain / Medical-Related Anxiety and Other Issues

  • Depression / Sadness

  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

  • Insomnia

  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

  • Panic Attacks / Panic Disorder

  • Phobias / Extreme Fears

  • Post-Traumatic Stress (PTSD) / Acute Stress Disorder

  • Selective Mutism (SM)

  • Social Anxiety

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Who We Are

Dr. Carissa Douglas, PsyD

Psychological assistant (PSB94021524)

Supervised by Clarissa Gosney, Psy.D. (PSY29633)

Dr. Douglas has a passion working with children and adolescents.  She specializes in depression, anxiety, bipolar, trauma, substance use, and working with military families.  She also specializes in treating clients diagnosed with Selective Mutism (SM).

Photo by Brenda Boyd Photography

Photo by Brenda Boyd Photography

Dr. Douglas received her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP) at Alliant International University, Alhambra.  She has training and experience in evidence-based therapies, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Seeking Safety.  Dr. Douglas has a passion working with children and adolescents.  She specializes in depression, anxiety, bipolar, trauma, substance use, and working with military families. 

After Graduating from CSPP, she worked in the school system for the Department of Defense as a School Psychologist and Guidance Counselor on a military base in Japan.  This gave Dr. Douglas the opportunity to provide psychoeducational testing services and assist children and their families through the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) and 504-plan processes.  Dr. Douglas assisted teachers in finding ways to support children in the classroom.  She also provided counseling services to military families and seminars to parents regarding various mental health topics.

Dr. Douglas was the program director at an adolescent treatment center which specializes in assisting adolescents with depression, anxiety, and substance use.  She worked closely with the adolescents and their families providing individual, family, and group therapy services to help the teens find ways to be successful at home and in the community.

 

Dr. Lindsay Haig, PsyD

Psychological assistant (PSB94024647)

Supervised by Clarissa Gosney, Psy.D. (PSY29633)

Dr. Haig specializes in the treatment of depression, anxiety, bipolar, trauma, and substance use in children, adolescents, and adults. She is also training in the treatment of clients diagnosed with Selective Mutism (SM).

Dr. Haig received her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP) at Alliant International University, San Diego.  She has training and experience in evidence-based therapies, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Seeking Safety.  Dr. Haig has a passion for incorporating mindfulness-based interventions in her treatment of children, adolescents, and adults.

Dr. Haig has a wide range of clinical experiences. She has worked at several non-profits, during which she provided individual, group, and family therapy to individuals diagnosed with depression, anxiety, trauma, and substance use. After graduating from CSPP, Dr. Haig worked as a therapist at a residential mental health and substance use facility for adolescents and their families. These experiences also provided Dr. Haig with the opportunity to provide psychological testing as well as supplementary services, such as neurofeedback and biofeedback to target symptoms of anxiety, depression, and substance use. 

 

Dr. Clarissa Gosney, PsyD

Licensed Psychologist (PSY 29633)

I help children and adults overcome the mountain of anxiety and traumatic experiences that have left them feeling defeated.  I do this by providing individuals and families the tools they need to conquer anxiety, regardless of where or how it presents itself.  I help my clients face their fears head-on through exposure therapy, while helping them apply the tools they learned in session to help manage their anxiety.  In doing so, they can prove to themselves that many situations are not as frightening as their anxiety makes them seem.  My goal is for my clients to not be dependent upon weekly therapy for the long-term, but to continue to experience the long-term benefits of conquering those mountains while implementing anxiety-reduction skills independently.

Read more about Dr. Gosney.

Photo by Brenda Boyd Photography

Photo by Brenda Boyd Photography


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We aim to provide a relaxing and comfortable experience at our offices.

We look forward to your visit to Pinnacle Counseling and Testing Center and helping you reach peak mental health performance.


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