Meet the Team

We weren’t kidding when we said we built these skills from the ground up! We are a team of Bay Area clinical experts, mindfulness educators, yoga instructors, and fitness-loving teachers dedicated to providing family-focused therapy and tools for mindfulness-based resilience.

Clinical Staff

Nina Kaiser, Ph.D.

Founder and Licensed Psychologist

Kate Brubaker, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Michaela Friedrich, AMFT

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Haley Friesch

Intake Coordinator

Dina Greenwald, LMFT, LPCC

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Melissa Liptak, AMFT

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Molly McCobb, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Ginna Oates, AMFT

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Stephanie Rooney, Ph.D.

Children and Family Psychologist

Katherine “Kat” Schoolland, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Lolly Starr-Glass, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Katherine Taylor, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Yoga & Fitness Instructors

Kari Baigrie

Prenatal & Postnatal Yoga

Julia Barzizza

Restorative Yoga & Gentle Vinyasa

Lori Lee

Prenatal & Postnatal Fitness

Tara McLaughlin

Studio Coordinator, Vinyasa & Kids Yoga

Wipawee Morris

Prenatal & Postnatal Yoga

Bryant Resch

New Moms Movement Series

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PRACTICE San Francisco

San Francisco Location | 2901 Webster Street, San Francisco CA 94123 • (415) 780-5673

For inquiries about group classes,

workshops, and educational programs.

Marin Location | 400 Professional Center Drive, Suite 421, Novato, CA 94947 • (415) 780-3239

For inquiries about individual support, child therapy,
parenting support, and transition to new motherhood.

Practice SF offers a safe space with comfortable seating, diaper-changing station, and breast-feeding room.

20-Minute Mindfulness with Tara

Tara McLaughlin is a skill kids yoga and mindfulness instructor based in San Francisco, California. Through 20-Minute Mindfulness, Tara offers fun mindfulness games and activities to promote resilience in kids of all ages. Through these 1:1 drop-in sessions, kids will learn strategies to breathe, listen and connect to the present moment. Learn more about the 20-Minute Mindfulness sessions when you visit the registration page

***Please note, this is not a treatment for mental health.