Meet Our Therapists

Erin Fey

Erin Fey (MI 4031, Nevada)  is a Northern Nevada native who loves living in Reno. She has strong experience in the mental health field helping clients navigate trauma, life changes, grief, anxiety, depression, and trauma utilizing a combination of behavioral modification, narrative, cognitive behavioral interventions, and DBT techniques. She is excited to join Nugent Family Counseling…

Dr. Michael Freda

Dr. Michael Freda, PhD brings vast expertise to the Reno office of Nugent Family Counseling.  Dr. Freda possesses a Doctorate degree from UNR in Counseling and Educational Psychology; a Masters degree from UNR in Counseling and Educational Psychology;  Bachelor’s degree in Business administration with a major in Accounting,  minors in Finance and Informational technology;  as well…

Dr Zainab Malik

I am a board-certified, adult, child and adolescent psychiatrist. I completed my psychiatry residency at Duke university and Child psychiatry fellowship at University of California, Davis. I have a special interest in the impact of cultural factors on presentation/symptoms of psychiatric disorders. I like to use an individualized approach in the evaluation and management of…

Nicole Marshall

Nicole works out of our San Jose location. Currently, Nicole meets with clients in-office and via Telehealth. I am well-versed in working with a variety of client populations including children, youth/teens, and adults in individual, couples/family, and group therapy formats. I have a wide range of experience supporting clients in navigating concerns including everyday life…

Deborah Hennessee

Deborah Hennessee currently sees clients in both our Los Gatos offices and by Teletherapy. Deborah is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor who completed her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology at Santa Clara University. She has also finished an MA in Research and Experimental Psychology from San Jose State University.…

Tyler Farkas

My approach as a therapist is to meet my client where they are so that we may work collaboratively to understand and find the best ways to manage the issues they are struggling with. I use a variety of modalities so as to be able to adjust my therapeutic model to the needs of the…