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Meet Our Team

Azmaira Maker, Ph.D.

Founding Director

Azmaira Maker, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist (Psy 21570), with over twenty five years of experience and the founding director of Aspiring Families.

Dr. Agha

Zia Agha, M.D., M.S.


Dr. Agha provides comprehensive care for college students, adults, and seniors. As a medical specialist, he applies scientific knowledge and clinical expertise to the diagnosis, treatment, and compassionate care for our clients across the spectrum from health to complex illness.

Marisa Boylan, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Marisa Boylan is a licensed clinical psychologist with over ten years of experience in clinical, residential, and school settings, working with children, adolescents, adults, and families.

Natalie Collins,

Educational Psychologist

A Licensed Educational Psychologist and School Psychologist with expertise in assessments, counseling, and school observations, classroom interventions, IEPs, and 504s.

Dr. Liyang Rajegowda

Liyang Rajegowda, Psy.D.

Educational Psychologist

An Educational Psychologist and a School Psychologist with expertise in assessments and counseling to support school and college students, and adults.

Katarina Young, B.A.

Behavioral Interventionist and Neurofeedback

Katarina has over 5 years of expertise with children, adolescents, and families with behavior, academic, ADHD, social, and spectrum difficulties.

Elizabeth (Libby) Ellison, B.A.

Expressive Arts Coach

Libby’s passion is to give her clients a transformative experience through drawing, painting, music, poetry, movement, and more.

Jacqueline Tondreau, B.A.

Office Manager

Jackie is dedicated to addressing your needs in a thoughtful and timely manner. Contact: or call 858-260-9653 M-F.

Terry Dadkhah

Billing Specialist

Terry has over 25 years of healthcare administrative experience. She has spent the last eight years working as a medical practice manager where she handles client account billing and bookkeeping.