Comprehensive & Compassionate

Behavioral Health Services in Northern California

About Therapeutic Solutions

Compassionate Behavioral & Mental Health Services in Butte County

At Therapeutic Solutions, we understand that you want to get better, and that you need support to get there. We create an environment of healing and can provide you with comprehensive care as you reintegrate into work, school, and home life.

Our Chico behavioral health facility has multiple psychiatrists, marriage and family therapists, social workers, and a psychiatric health nurse practitioner available to help our patients. Together, we work under the direction of board-certified psychiatrists with a long history of service to patients in Northern California. Our psychiatrists assess patients, prescribe and manage medications, and provide an individualized approach as needed.

Read patient testimonials to see how some of our past patients have benefited from our comprehensive approach to behavioral and mental health.

What We Believe Defines Our Approach to Your Care

  • We believe in empowering patients to play an active role in their treatment, recovery, and health.
  • We believe in the power of change and the ability of patients to heal and live meaningful lives with a sense of balance and well-being.
  • We believe in creating a friendly, comfortable, welcoming environment to put patients at ease and to help them achieve better results.
  • We believe in fair, honest, and transparent conduct as an organization.
  • We believe in giving back to the community to improve the health and well-being of our society.
  • We believe in having highly satisfied patients, and we are devoted to excellent care.

Meet Our Behavioral Health Team

Our team’s mission is to help people as quickly as possible. We can provide you with the comprehensive and compassionate care you need in a safe and warm environment. Patient satisfaction is what drives us.

We are honored to bring you a wealth of expertise and knowledge from many areas of behavioral health, including psychiatry, marriage and family therapy and social work. Our clinicalmedical, and leadership team members pride themselves on being compassionate, empathetic individuals who care deeply about the work they do. Although each of us brings our own unique perspectives and experiences to our patients, we are all united by a mission to help you get well, feel well, and stay well.

Leadership Team

Ahmed Abouesh, MD


CEO & Medical Director

Meghan Phillips


Chief Operating Officer

Diane Schumacher


Operations Manager

Mandy Damrich

Mandy Damrich

Chief Financial Officer

Alicia Tomlinson

Alicia Tomlinson

Program Supervisor

Gretchen Allen

Gretchen Allen (002)

Chief Happiness Officer

Our Physicians

Ethan Ittner,



Lynn J. Hines,


Nurse Practitioner

Romy Kullar,


Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Edward Valkov, MD


Telehealth Psychiatrist

Our Team of Clinicians

Rebecca Williamson, LMFT

Rebecca Williamson, LMFT, Clinician


Lara Wilson, LMFT

Lara Wilson, LMFT, Clinician


Debra Moreland, APCC

Moreland, Debra


Shibo He, AMFT

He, Shibo


Jasmine Madera, APCC

Madera, Jasmine