MEDICAL HOME FOR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
For established patients
Behavioral Health Services are available to all patients through a referral from our medical providers.
About our Behavioral Health Department
The Behavioral Health Program is committed to helping patients cope with life issues, heal emotional wounds, overcome obstacles and adapt a healthy lifestyle. Our team of highly skilled licensed therapists, Psychologist, Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW’s) and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFT’s) work with primary care providers, providing integrated services in Placerville and Cameron Park.
Our Behavioral Health Program covers a wide range of therapeutic services for young children through older adults, including those with disabilities.
Adolescent issues (bullying, ADHD, Learning disabilities)
Anxiety disorders/panic attacks/phobias
Drug and Alcohol Abuse/Dependence
Grief and Loss
Identity (sexual, gender)
Marriage and Relationship Issues
Mental Illness Education and Maintenance
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
For a list of our current therapist see below.
Kevin Caskey, LCSW
Interim Behavioral Health Director
John A. Bachman, PhD
John Bachman received his doctoral degree in psychology from the University of California, San Francisco. He served as the Behavioral Medicine Clinic Director for the Stanford University Psychiatry Department, as the Special Projects Vice President for United Behavioral Health and as the El Dorado County Mental Health Director. In 2007, he joined the behavioral health team at the El Dorado Community Health Center, where he provides behavioral healthcare services and helped develop EDCHC’s MAT program for opioid use disorder. He is a member of the Access El Dorado (ACCEL) provider task force, the California Primary Care Association’s behavioral health peer network and a lifetime member of the American Psychological Association.
Mark Shelton, LCSW
Mark received his Masters of Social Work and Masters in Public Health at the Boston University. He moved to California with his family because of the beautiful climate and scenery. Mark served in the Peace Corps., stationed in Central America and is bilingual, English/Spanish. He has participated in high school outreach programs, worked in hospital settings including Massachusetts General Hospital, and California State Prison. He specializes in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) education and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy.
Sabrina Rossi, LCSW
Sabrina earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Music and Education from UC Davis and her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Sacramento State University. Her practice began at local non-profits providing community-based therapy to children, teens and families. While working with teens in the juvenile justice system, she earned her certification in Functional Family Therapy (FFT). Sabrina was one of the founding therapists at the Gender Health Center in Sacramento, a grassroots organization that specializes with the LGBT Community, and has worked in schools, as well as a local in-patient psychiatric hospital in the child and adolescent wing. She is excited to provide therapy to kids, teens, adults and families at El Dorado Community Health Center where her passion and heart remains.
Andrea Rodrigo, LCSW
Andrea received her Bachelors in Criminal Justice and Masters in Social Work from Arizona State University. Andrea is currently a doctoral candidate completing her Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at Alliant International University, Sacramento. She has spent the majority of her mental health career serving individuals, couples, and families of all ages, genders, races, religions, and nationalities experiencing complex treatment issues including homelessness (social justice), substance use/abuse, domestic violence, (complex) trauma, attachment disorders, childhood specific disorders, mood disorders, psychosis/thought disorders, and anxiety-related disorders. Andrea practices utilizing a client-centered, strengths-based integrative therapeutic approach including such models as Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT, EFFT), Cognitive Behavioral Based Therapies, Play Therapies, and Family System Focused Therapies.
Sharon Van Derwood, LCSW
Sharon completed her Bachelor’s degree at UC San Diego in Psychology and her Master’s degree in Social Welfare at UC Berkeley. She began her career working with children, adolescents, and families in residential foster care and outpatient mental health. Sharon worked with homeless adults at San Francisco General Hospital Psychiatric Emergency Services and families at the Department of Veteran’s Affairs, including veterans returning from Operation Iraqi Freedom. She has delivered individual, family, couples, and group psychotherapy to individuals of all ages with diverse backgrounds and experiences. Sharon specializes in Acceptance & Commitment Therapy and Mindfulness. She is passionate about helping individuals overcome challenges and build meaningful lives.
Karen Reid, LCSW
Karen received her Bachelors in Psychology and Masters in Social Work from the State University of New York at Albany. She moved to California from New York with her family in 2006. Karen has worked as a clinical social worker in adolescent residential treatment, public mental health and private practice. She has provided outpatient psychotherapy to children, adolescents, families and adults with a wide range of concerns including mood disorders (anxiety and depression), childhood behavioral issues and life transitions. Karen works from a strengths based perspective, providing an environment of compassion and support to help individuals and families overcome the obstacles in their lives.