Our Team

Building Healthy Relationships

Valencia Relationship Institute offers Individual, Family, Child and Couple
Counseling in Valencia, California and the surrounding LA County area.

phpThumb_generated_thumbnail-2Ellen Bradley-Windell


since 2011

(661) 259-8200 x4

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Specialty Areas

  • Children Counseling
  • Teen Counseling
  • Family Counseling

Ellen Bradley-Windell, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and Co-Founder of Valencia Relationship Institute. In addition to being a co-founder of Valencia Relationship Institute, Ellen has been in private practice in the Santa Clarita Valley for 25 years. Ellen works with children, teens, and families. For more information about Ellen’s services, please go to her website at www.myvalenciatherapist.com or call 661-259-8200 x4.

April de Higes


since 2010

(661) 259-8200 x2

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Specialty Areas

  • Individual Counseling
  • Couples Counseling
  • Family Counseling

April De Higes, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and Co-Founder of Valencia Relationship Institute. In addition to being a co-founder of Valencia Relationship Institute, April has been in private practice working with children, teens, families and couples for 20 years. For more information about April’s services, please go to her website atwww.therapywithcompassion.com or call 661-259-8200 x2.

Vernon WindellVernon Windell

since 2012

(661) 259-8200 x1

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist


Specialty Areas

  • Adult Counseling
  • Couples Counseling
  • Teen Counseling

Vernon has been a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapy for more than 20 years , and has extensive experience in working with adults, couples, and teens.

Vernon specializes in reducing the arguing and anger so that couples can have the relationship and love that first brought them together. He helps couples improve their communication, reconnect, and work together as a team to resolve their problems.

Vernon is available by appointment days, evenings and weekends. Please call to schedule an appointment at 661-259-8200×1

phpThumb_generated_thumbnail-1Morgan Fung

since 2014

(661) 259-8200 x1

Marriage & Family Therapist Registered Intern


Specialty Areas

  • Children Counseling
  • Teen Counseling
  • Family Counseling

Morgan earned a graduate degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, with a specialization in addiction, from Phillips Graduate Institute in Southern California. Her undergraduate work was completed at University of California Santa Cruz, where she earned a B.S. in Psychology.

Morgan began working in the mental health field in 2007. Prior to being in private practice, her experience includes working in children’s mental health, inpatient psychiatric facilities for adults, and outpatient intensive programs for teens and adults. Morgan’s warm personality coupled with her diverse experience working with teens, families and individuals allows her to help you achieve happiness and well-being in your family and/or personal life.

Morgan is available to accommodate school schedules with afternoon and evening appointments. Call 661-259-8200×1.

Jeffrey Munn

since 2016

(661) 259-8200 x7

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist


Specialty Areas

  • Teen Counseling
  • Family Counseling
  • Anger Management
  • EMDR
  • LGBTQ Issues
  • Substance Abuse and Addiction

Jeffrey Munn is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who received his MA in Clinical Psychology from Phillips Graduate Institute in Chatsworth, CA. At Valencia Relationship Institute, Jeffrey works with adolescents, adults, couples and families struggling with various life issues that are affecting their most cherished relationships. He is also certified in anger management, trained in EMDR therapy, well-versed in LGBTQ issues, and specializes in working with substance abuse, addiction, and co-occurring disorders.

Jeffrey is available by appointment for days, evenings and weekends. To schedule an appointment, please call 661-259-8200 x7.

Other Providers in Our Office:


lance_steinberg.jpgLance Steinberg, M.D.

phone: (818) 224-3540
email: lancemd18@gmail.com
website: LanceSteinbergMD

Lance Steinberg graduated from Dartmouth Medical School and was designated a Rock Sleyster Scholar by the American Medical Association as one of the top ten medical students in the United States in the field of psychiatry. He completed a full residency in pediatrics at UCLA and Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, then a fellowship in adolescent medicine with an emphasis on medical-psychiatric interface at Stanford University Hospital and Clinics. Dr. Steinberg then trained in psychiatry at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center where he has taught advanced child psychopharmacology, CBT, and self-hypnosis for over twenty years.

Dr. Steinberg has spoken nationally for CHADD (Children and Adults with ADHD), the Tourette’s Society of America, and the OCD Foundation. He also has lectured at the HELP Group on autistic spectrum issues, and for many educational organizations on unipolar & bipolar disorder and learning disabilities, as well as anxiety disorders (generalized, separation, phobias, post traumatic stress, etc.). Dr. Steinberg is an Assistant Clinical Professor at UCLA (Geffen) School of Medicine and has a private practice in psychiatry/psychopharmacology in Calabasas, Encino, and Valencia. He enjoys doing consultations and treatment of people of all ages, and encourages close working relationships of the treatment team.

Learn more at Lance Steinberg, M.D.

Lee Langley

Cornerstone Christian Counseling
Marriage & Family Therapist
phone: (661) 297-7255
email: lee@thevine.net
website: www.scvfamilycounseling.com

“My ideal client is a couple seeking help for their marriage from a Christian perspective. I see individuals (adults primarily) and couples who desire to resolve marital struggles, improve parenting skills or work on personal growth. I specialize in couples work, but I also work with individual clients in the areas of anxiety, depression, stress, and spiritual issues.”

Learn more at www.scvfamilycounseling.com

Sandra Santana, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist
phone: (661) 432-1194
email: dr.sandra.santana@gmail.com
website: www.drsandrasantana.com


Specialty Areas

  • Individual Counseling
  • Adolescents and Adults
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Dr. Sandra Santana is a clinical psychologist who graduated from Rutgers University, the top Psy.D. program in the country.  In addition to providing supportive counseling, she specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy, which is the most effective treatment for depression, stress and anxiety disorders (PTSD, OCD, Panic Disorder, Phobias).  Dr. Santana has worked with children, teens, and families for almost 20 years but at this time she prefers to focus on the individual. For more information about her services, please go to her website at www.DrSandraSantana.com or call 661-432-1194.