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Leadership and Staff

Karla Roldan, LMFT

Karla Roldan is the Program Supervisor at Bridges, TruStart. She received her Master Degree from California State University Northridge and later worked as a case specialist by assisting parents participate in subsidized child care programs.   Prior to joining Bridges, TruStart, Karla worked as a mental health therapist for Tarzana Treatment Centers. She was responsible for working with clients dually diagnosed, conducting assessments, creating treatment plans and facilitating individual therapy. 

Currently in her new role as the Program Supervisor, Karla has been assisting the Clinical Director in training staff, supervising the intake process, approving and monitoring assessments, individual treatment plans and conducting clinical evaluations as needed.  Karla has taken on additional responsibilities in regard to helping guide and support individual staff members and promote agency wide outreach efforts. Karla is well respected by and supported of her colleagues as evidenced by her friendly and collaborative demeanor.  Karla has been promoting team work, guidance, great work ethic and an excellent understanding of professional standards during her employment with BRIDGES.

Medical Records, Billing and Quality Assurance

  • Cindy Luna

    QA Assistant

  • Davis Truong

    QA Assistant

  • Paulina Rojas

    Medical Billing and Records Coordinator

Executive Management and Programs Support Team

  • Nicole Smith

    Executive Administrative Assistant

  • Ashley Jara

    Accounting/HR Assistant

  • Guadalupe Perez

    Trustart/FSP Program Assistant

  • Lizbeth Gonzalez

    Residential/Program Assistant


Our team includes many valuable professional and direct service staff working in our homes and programs everyday providing support and treatment for our clients.

These staff members include:

  • Mental Health Workers
  • Therapists
  • Case Managers
  • Peer Support Staff
  • Volunteers/Interns

BRIDGES welcomes help from community volunteers, students and interns from various educational institutions. Students, interns and volunteers are provided with an opportunity to develop their therapeutic skills and gain a deeper knowledge of mental health while assisting clients in learning to manage their symptoms of mental health and providing treatment strategies for helping clients to achieve their individual goals.

All of our staff, volunteers, students, and interns are invaluable to our agency and importantly to the clients we serve.