Hathaway-Sycamores Research and Training Institute
Who We Are
Dr. Cameo Stanick
Vice President of Clinical Practice, Training, and Research and Evaluation
Dr. Cameo Stanick is a licensed clinical psychologist and Vice President of Clinical Practice, Training, and Research and Evaluation at Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services. Dr. Stanick received her Ph.D. from the University of Tulsa, where she focused her research and clinical work on childhood trauma, including completing her predoctoral internship at the National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Stanick completed her postdoctoral residency at the University of Hawaii, where she was Co-Director on a large, multi-site clinical effectiveness trial. From 2009 to 2016, Dr. Stanick worked at the University of Montana where she was a tenured, Associate Professor focusing her work on implementation science, with an emphasis on school-based mental health and trauma in youth. In 2016, Dr. Stanick joined Hathaway-Sycamores and she and her team are committed to advancing the field by providing training, consultation, and technical assistance for evidence-based assessment, practice, and implementation science in children’s mental health.
Dr. Nick Ryan
Marriage and Family Therapist and psychoanalyst
Dr. Nick Ryan is a psychoanalyst, artist, trainer, educator, consultant, clinical supervisor and administrator in mental health and child welfare. He graduated with his master’s degree in Marital and Family Therapy with specialization in Clinical Art Therapy from Loyola Marymount University and earned his doctorate from the Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis, in 2012 both in Los Angeles. He is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Board-Certified Art Therapist and Certified Psychoanalyst. He has been practicing for over two decades providing individual, couples and family therapy treating survivors of childhood trauma. Additionally, Dr. Ryan has training and experience working with children and adolescents and gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals, and their community. He has presented on the topic of working with LGBTQ youth in child welfare both nationally and internationally. He is Assistant Vice President for the Clinical Training Department at Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services in Los Angeles County. He worked in residential care for 20 years serving in various roles including clinician, group home supervisor, clinical director and program administrator. He is a faculty member with the Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis and the Antioch University Psychology Department.
Gayle Wiler, M.A
Assistant Vice President of Peer Support
Gayle Wiler, M.A., is the Assistant Vice President of Peer Support for Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services. Gayle comes to her present position with a broad range of personal and professional experiences. She successfully completed the Peer Parent Specialist Certification from Georgia State Behavioral Health and the Los Angeles County Parent Partner Training Academy – Essential Skills Certification, and assisted with the development of PPTA-ES exam as a subject matter expert. Her history as a pioneer Family Partner, hired within the children’s mental health field 25 years ago, began after her son failed in multiple residential settings and transitioned home successfully with Wraparound services. This experience influenced her educational and professional pursuits in developing and implementing effective peer delivered programs and services across the country, and advancing family-driven, youth-guided care in system transformation..
Janine Quintero, Psy.D
Assistant Vice President of Evaluation and Research
Janine Quintero, Psy.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist and the Assistant Vice President of Evaluation and Research for Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services. Dr. Quintero received her BA in Psychology from UCLA and a doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Alliant International University. Dr. Quintero has over 15 years in working with a non-profit in evaluating the effectiveness of an array of mental health services as well as prevention/early intervention and residential programs. Dr. Quintero oversees the Research and Evaluation department for Hathaway-Sycamores where the team is dedicated to working collaboratively with leadership to review organizational and clinical program effectiveness to target areas of improvement.
Clinical Trainer and Evidenced-Based Practice Coordinator
Rozlyn Kwong is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and is currently the Clinical Trainer and Evidenced-Based Practice Coordinator at Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services. She obtained her Masters of Science degree in Counseling Psychology from Mount St. Mary’s University in Los Angeles. During the past 12 years of her clinical work, Rozlyn assumed various roles at different points in time (as a Foster Care Social Worker, a Clinician, a Supervisor, and a Training Specialist), working with clients ranging from birth to adult, many of whom have involvement with the Child Welfare System. Rozlyn holds multiple certifications to provide treatment, supervision and training in different Evidenced-Based Practices including Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Seeking Safety, Positive Parenting Program (Triple-P), Managing and Adapting Practices (MAP), and Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) for Traumatized Children. She is also endorsed by the California Center for Infant-Family & Early Childhood Mental Health as an Infant-Family and Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist and a Reflective Practice Facilitator II. She is passionate in utilizing evidence-based and trauma-informed practices to support children and families in improving relational dynamics, to heal from trauma and relational losses, and to restore their potentials to be in meaningful relationships.
Mollie Sternberg, MPH
Senior Research Analyst on the Research and Evaluation
Mollie Sternberg, MPH, is a Senior Research Analyst on the Research and Evaluation Team at Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services. Mollie received her Master’s in Public Health with a concentration in Maternal and Child Health from the Boston University School of Public Health. Mollie’s notable past positions include Director of Clinical Quality Improvement at a Federally Qualified Health Center in Dorchester, Massachusetts, and Teach For America Alabama Corps Member as a Chemistry teacher. At Hathaway-Sycamores, Mollie is currently focused on integrating data-driven solutions with robust program applications to improve outcomes for youth and families receiving mental health services.
Abjot Kaur “Abby”
Clinical Training and Research Institute Coordinator
AAbjot Kaur “Abby” is the Clinical Training and Research Institute Coordinator for Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services. Abby manages the agency’s external Training program through community public relations, technology, and web administration, and facilitation of training provision. She also supports the management of the Institute’s Continued Education (CE) program.