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Enforcement Actions

California Business and Professions code §4990.16 states “Protection of the public shall be the highest priority for the board in exercising its licensing, regulatory, and disciplinary functions. Whenever the protection of the public is inconsistent with other interests sought to be promoted, the protection of the public shall be paramount.”

To promote public protection and consumer education, the Board’s enforcement actions are public record, and the most recent list is published on this page. Additionally, consumers may find it helpful to review the information for obtaining copies of Enforcement Actions, Documents or Publications or Consumer Complaint Information.


To promote public protection and consumer education, the Board’s enforcement actions are public record. Consumers may view pending and prior enforcement actions by looking up a licensee or registrant on the Board’s license verification page.

Enforcement Actions - July 2017


  • Carol Ann Antosh, LEP 1648
  • Catherine Auman, LMFT 30784
  • Richard Alan Bata, LMFT 35335
  • Patricia Bennett, LMFT 21190
  • Claudia J. Blodgett, LEP 2802
  • Ronald David Brown, LCSW 7334
  • Renee Colleen Davis, LMFT 45046
  • Lisa Marie De Benedetto, LMFT 42565
  • Gail Ann Gallette, LMFT 39701
  • Karalee Hayes, LMFT 90475
  • Tahereh Hessam, LMFT 77399
  • Randolph Neil Jaffe, LMFT 14721
  • Elisabeth Jean Kalmanson, LMFT 38207
  • Sweta Divy Kikani, LMFT 86244
  • George Masaji Nakama, LCSW 12779
  • Josephine Nowell, LMFT 78322
  • Maria Oliveri, LMFT 42348
  • Sybil Michelle Perez, LCSW 25984
  • James Lane Snell, LMFT 40369
  • Cynthia Stadler, LCSW 15671
  • Sari J. Steinberg, LCSW 20289
  • Alexis Nicole Ungerer, ASW 33032


  • Scott Richard Yettman, LMFT 38255


  • Esperanza Saucedo Hernandez, IMF 97426
  • Susan E. Swim, LMFT 40480
  • Tiziana M. Tarquinio, LMFT 43706


  • Alejandro Velderrain Aguilar, IMF 99503
  • Petra Betancourt, ASW 77767
  • Marvin Paul Cohen, LMFT 41362
  • Virginia Lee Coleman, LCSW 21719
  • Lasaro Coreas, ASW 77768
  • Aida Idalia Delgadillo, IMF 80690
  • Stephanie Jeane Fell, IMF 100598
  • Julie Dianna Figueroa, IMF 76737
  • Lindsay Kay Fryer, IMF 72853
  • Lisa Marie Harlacher, IMF 82121
  • Anabel Hernandez, IMF 79726
  • Mary Frances Kemp, LMFT 42667
  • Jerry Lopez, ASW 35142
  • Rene Sanchez Mesa, ASW 34222
  • German Leonardo Murcia, IMF 66382
  • George Presko, LCSW 21746
  • Julia Eunice Renzaglia, IMF 81664
  • Ana Valeria San Juan, IMF 92258
  • Theodore Geoffrey Sneed, LEP 1369
  • Tiziana M. Tarquinio, LMFT 43706
  • Timothy D. Willison, LMFT 34937
  • Kara Ashley Winship, ASW 30972
  • Brad Winthrop Wood, LCSW 20025

Glossary of Terms related to Enforcement Actions

Citation: An Administrative action, usually including a fine, for violations of the statutes and regulations enforced by the Board.

Accusation: A written statement of charges which shall set forth in ordinary and concise language the acts or omissions with which the respondent is charged, to the end that the respondent will be able to prepare his defense.

Revocation, or revoked: The license or registration is revoked as a result of enforcement action rendered by the Board. No practice is permitted.

Suspension: The licensee or registrant is prohibited from practicing for a specific period of time.

Stayed: The revocation or suspension is postponed, and the licensee or registrant is put on probation.

Probation: The licensee or registrant may continue to practice under specific terms and conditions.

Voluntary Surrender / Surrender of License: The licensee or registrant turns in the license or registration while charges are still pending. The right to practice is ended.

Public Reprimand: The licensee or registrant is issued a letter of reprimand resulting from an enforcement action or pursuant to Business and Professions Code Section 495.

Effective Decision Date: The date the enforcement action goes into operation.

Writ of Mandate: The licensee or registrant has appealed the Board's Decision to the Superior Court.

Stay: The Board or Court has ordered the Board's Decision to not be enforced pending further action.