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All-Desert Wellness Centers
 Call us at: 760-797-5151
About All-Desert Wellness Centers...
All-Desert Wellness Centers 
73-726 Alessandro Dr., STE 201
Palm Desert, CA 92260 

(760) 797-5151 

A 501(c)3 
non-profit organization

"Nurturing change and growth."
"Helping individuals and families to succeed and live well."

We are a 100% volunteer, not-for-profit organization founded in 2008 to serve the mental health needs of the Coachella Valley community and those in the outlying desert areas. Our specific purpose is to provide mental and behavioral health services focusing on individual, children, adolescents, couples, seniors, and families. We identified a need for counseling and therapy services that are affordable (based on a sliding scale) to anyone seeking such services.

Our aim is to empower individuals and families to build and maintain healthy lives that enable them to cultivate better relationships and pursue meaningful work/education and leisure activities. Additionally, we aim to strengthen the community and its individuals, contributing to better well-being and healthy lifestyles now and throughout their lives. ADWC does this by providing evaluation, assessment, treatment planning, clinical intervention, and feedback by means of the Center's team which includes the individual client and his/her family when appropriate. We are in the infancy of our organizational development, but our plan is to eventually have programs which work in concert with adjunct services, facilitated by licensed and certified professionals in their respective fields.

Our Team...
​All therapists work with individuals of all ages, couples, families, & groups

                                     Dr. J. D. Kirkpatrick, JD, PsyD, LMFT
                                     License # LMFT 40537
                                     Chief Executive Officer (CEO) 
                                     Clinical Director/Supervisor
                                     Co-author of The Authentic Parent
​                                     Administrative Dean--Desert Art Academy 

                                    Wm. Cody White
                                    Chief Operating Officer (COO)                                                            Executive Director 

​                                    Caroline Redmon, MDiv, LMFT 
​                                    License # LMFT 101189
                                    Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
                                    Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
                                    Adult/Seniors Programs
​                                    Parenting Program
                                    Outreach & Community Programs 

                                    Terra M. Schmid, AMFT
                                     Associate Marriage & Family Therapist                                       License # AMFT 90159
                                     Recording Secretary 
                                     Outreach & Community Programs
                                     Children's Program
                                     Substance Abuse Program

                                     Leo Fuchs
                                     Board Member
                                     Community Relations
​                                     Art Director--Desert Art Academy 

                                     Clint Ross, MDiv, MFT-T
                                     Board Member-Fundraising Coordinator
                                     Marriage & Family Therapist Trainee

​                                      Thomas Morris
                                      Board Member

​                                     Chelsea V. Edwards
                                     Marketing & Community Liaison  
​                                     Advisory Board Director 

​                                     Paul Loya, AMFT
                                     Assocate Marriage & Family Therapist 
                                     License # AMFT 95868
                                     General Counseling
​                                     Adult/Seniors Program
​                                     Severe mental health/crisis issues 

​                                    Sharon Zarrez, LMFT 
​                                    Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist                 
                                    License # LMFT 50112
                                    Clinical Supervisor 

                                    Rita Romero, AMFT
                                    Associate Marriage & Family Therapist 
                                    License # AMFT 104298
​                                    Substance Abuse Program
                                    Child/Adolescent Programs 

​​                                    Seham Saba, AMFT
                                    Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist 
                                    License # LMFT 105270
                                    ABA Trained Therapist
                                    Children's Program/Special Needs
                                    Social Skills Training Program Coordinator
                                    Bilingual (Spanish)

​                                    Jen Stoneburner-Wuite, AMFT
                                    Associate Marriage & Family Therapist  
                                    License # AMFT 95189
                                    Adolescent Program

                             Hannah Hudson, AMFT
​                                    Associate Marriage and Family Therapist
​                                    License # AMFT 91809

                             Cynthia McKethan, PCC-T
​                                    Professional Clinical Counselor Trainee

​                                    Hunter Zhang
                                    Art Education--Desert Art Academy
                                    Social Skills/Art Facilitator 



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We also have an Education Fund supporting the education & scholarships of ADWC participants.


All-Desert Wellness Centers ® 73-726 Alessandro Dr., STE. 201, Palm Desert, CA 92260                  WE HAVE MOVED! NOTE NEW ADDRESS!

Our Services:

• Individual, child, adolescent, couples, seniors,      
  families, and group counseling
• In-home/on-site counseling services
• Groups for adolescents, such as anger 
  management and anger-replacement training,  
  drug and alcohol dependency, and self-injury 
  prevention/treatment programs for at-risk children  
  and adolescents
• Art Classes for Children and Adults
• Mental Health Intensive Outpatient Program and Trauma Treatment Program
• Strength-based Parenting classes/workshops
• Support & Healing for Veterans & their families in 
  conjunction with 173d Peace Chapel and OTANY 
• Trauma and crisis services
• Self-injury and suicide prevention
• Art therapy
• Referral, resource, and case-management services
• School-based counseling and crisis services
• Summer experiential workshops for children and 
• Other services provided by Marriage and Family 
  Therapists, Licensed Clinical Social Workers,  
  Psychologists, and Psychiatrists

Future Services to Be offered will Include:

• Multi-family therapy groups
• Child & parent mentoring services
• Family Reunification Program
• Other services provided by Marriage and Family 
  Therapists, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, 
  Psychologists, and Psychiatrists

Additional Adjunctive Services by ADWC through Referral:

• Life coaching
• Nutritional counseling and weight management
• Body work for trauma victims (e.g., massage, 
  movement therapies, Spinal manipulation, Reiki, 
  yoga, etc.)
• Massage Therapy
• Hypnosis
• Pain management services
• Psychodrama
• Holistic or spiritual healing therapies
• Other services provided by Marriage and Family 
  Therapists, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, 
  Psychologists, and Psychiatrists