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Leadership and Staff

Natalia Mathis, LMFT

Natalia Mathis is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who obtained her Masters degree in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. With over seven years of experience working in behavioral health and over six years of experience working in mental health, Natalia has accrued a wide range of knowledge, behavioral techniques, and counseling experience. Natalia’s clinical experience includes working at a Domestic Violence Center and shelter, an inpatient psychiatric facility with clients who have severe mental illness and psychosis, school-based counseling, and three and a half years of field-based work in Los Angeles with an FSP program.

Natalia has provided therapy, case management, and school-based and family systems support to children and TAY age groups experiencing anxiety, depression, complex trauma, conduct issues, developmental delays, ADHD/ADD, personality disorders, and more. Natalia utilizes several theoretical orientations including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Focused CBT, Mindfulness, and Solution-Focused Therapy and has provided therapeutic support in the forms of individual, group, couples, and family sessions, initial assessments, and crisis support.

As the Program Director for Bridges Full Service Partnership (FSP) Adult Program, Natalia oversees the supervision of a team of clinical and non-clinical staff and the day-to-day operations of this program to assist the agency in servicing SPA2 clients in their mental health needs. Natalia is thrilled to be part of the Bridges team and its positive contributions in community based services.  Natalia has supervisory experience overseeing the day-to-day operations FSP.  In this capacity she provides clinical, administrative and program oversight for clinical and non-clinical staff.

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.