Fiscal Program Manager
Janise Wiggins is an extraordinary contemplative thinker, as well as a star grant writer, researcher, and positive energetic leader. She received both her Bachelor of Social Work and Master of Public Administration degrees from UNLV, and has been a public servant in Nevada for over 23 years. Janise embodies the values that drive Solutions of Change (SOC); she is community-focused, client-centered and is deeply committed to our mission. Janise is taking the helm as SOC enters a rigorous strategic planning process designed to both bring the organization into its next chapter and enhance our work.
Lakiesha Oliver, LCPC-I
Program Manager / Lead Clinician
Lakiesha K. Oliver is a Clinical Professional Counselor-Intern with a passion and focus on preventive mental health and group dynamics. Lakiesha holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology and a Master’s of Clinical Mental Health Counseling. As the Program Manager and Lead Clinician with Solutions of Change she provides therapy and psychoeducation for Southern Nevada community members who are under-insured, uninsured, and undocumented. In recent years she has acted as an employment and transition counselor assisting military members and families in preparation for civilian life. As a veteran and military spouse, Lakiesha has a heart for families in transition. As a Las Vegas, Nevada resident, she has turned her attention to supporting the community which she now calls home. She is an active volunteer addressing mental health stigma and awareness, and an advocate for positive change for individuals, couples, families, communities, and society as a whole.
Crystal Barrios Ordonez
Senior Family Services Specialist
Lead Community Support Specialist
Brandon Wright is a Community Health Worker with a background in mental health and crisis intervention. Brandon studied at San Diego State where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Psychology. Upon graduating, Brandon began working in the mental health field as a PSR/BST worker for two years. Brandon worked as a Resilience Ambassador for the Nevada Resilience Project providing resources and crisis intervention to the community. Brandon was also a crisis counselor at Ty’s Place Community Center and Gentleman By Choice for one year before joining Solutions of Change.
Family Support Specialist
Dana Jamison is a community partner with a wealth of resources and experience. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies with a focus in psychology from Arizona State University, by way of Michigan State University. Dana has been an advocate for families in the Las Vegas community for over 10 years. She has a heart for the community and has volunteered to uplift underserved demographics. Dana loves to learn about culture and diversity, especially by traveling abroad. Her passion is for mental and behavioral health, working as an advocate to help individuals and families to achieve wellness and wholeness.
Community Support Specialist
My name is Dylan Christie and I am born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada. I am currently attending UNLV to obtain a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy with a minor in Neuroscience. My area of focus for my future is human consciousness. Mainly focused on the subjectivity of the human brain and how each person responds differently to a scenario. My best skills are problem-solving and self-independence. I also have an extensive background in existentialism. My existential studies dived into the dilemmas of feeling no motivation and no purpose in life. I truly care for all those who feel lost and isolated in life and I hope to one day help each and every one of them.
Donnie Lee III, MT-BC, LPMT
Licensed Music Therapist
Donnie Lee is a licensed and board certified music therapist in the state of Nevada. He brings his experience as a musician, music director in spiritual settings, composer and teacher to the profession of music therapy. Donnie received his music therapy master’s equivalency at West Virginia University under the tutelage and direction of Dr. Dena Register. Completing his internship under the direction of Judith Pinkerton, founder and CEO of Music 4 Life, Inc. and Music 4 Life Tech. in Las Vegas, Donnie was offered employment with the company in 2019. In efforts to begin effecting change in more populations, Donnie began his private practice, Heart Strings Music Therapy PLLC, in 2021. Running his own private practice, Donnie applies the Music Medicine Protocol, a protocol focusing on mood regulation and emotional fluidity, in both music therapy and performance settings. His studies and experiences within the field of music therapy have taken him across the world, as far as Thailand, exploring the use of music therapy within diverse populations and cultures. With his primary focus and application of music therapy now being mental health and recovery, Donnie seeks to expand the application of music as medicine to bring healing and a sense of wholeness to people from all walks of life.
Operations and Patient Access Coordinator
Teneka is a native New Yorker with a heart of gold. She came to Las Vegas in 2007 and never left. Teneka has always had a passion to help those who sadly, sometimes go unheard; the youth, and individuals with intellectual disabilities and mental health diagnoses. Teneka received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Phoenix. As the Operations and Patient Access Coordinator, Teneka takes part in office management, human resources, as well as intake services. During her time in Las Vegas, Teneka has worked in a leadership position at many different prominent companies in the state of Nevada. Teneka is a dedicated wife and mother who is always willing to offer a helping hand to her fellow man. It is Teneka’s hope that during her time at Solutions of Change she is continually stretched, further enhancing the skills she is aware of, as well as those she did not know she had.
Lauren Stelflug, CPC-I LADC, MPS
Mental Health Counselor Intern
Lauren Stelflug is a dually licensed therapist (CPC-I and LADC) driven by a passion for aiding individuals and families in identifying, establishing, pursuing, and reaching their goals. Hailing from Minnesota, Lauren earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology and Alcohol and Drug Studies from Minnesota State University, Mankato, and a Master’s of Professional Studies in Integrated Behavioral Health from the University of Minnesota. She has provided care in numerous different roles, including case management, assessment, and community-based therapy, to a variety of individuals and their families. Lauren is passionate about collaboration and exploration to discover the best-fitting methods of creating positive changes in how one view themselves and their abilities.
LaTonya Gaston, Ph.D., CPC-I
Mental Health Counselor Intern
LaTonya R. Gaston has a Doctorate of Biblical Studies, Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling, and a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration. She has worked as a Clinical Professional Counselor Intern (CPCI) for the State of Nevada for 7 years under supervision. Throughout her journey as a CPCI, she has made it her priority to maintain a trusting therapeutic relationship with clients. It is her belief that in order to see change, one must be willing to invest the time and effort to obtain change.
Sandra Hodgers, MS, CPC-I
Mental Health Counselor Intern
Sandra Hodgers is a clinician under supervision with Solutions of Change who has the drive and passion to provide therapeutic support to individuals, children, and families in meeting their mental health goals. Sandra has been working with children and families for over 15 years. She has been working with State of Nevada Children’s Mobile Crisis team as Psychiatric caseworker for past 8 years, meeting needs of children and families who find themselves in crisis. Sandra enjoys working with parents in supporting the challenges based on their parenting strengths. She has worked with the Clark County Parenting Project as a facilitator for past 5 years and finds it to be rewarding. Sandra has pursued her education as learning adult while servicing the Las Vegas community and raising a large family. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Human Service Management, and Master of Science in Counseling- Clinical Mental Health Counseling from University of Phoenix.
Ediltrudis Magaly Cruz Ozawa, CPC-I
Mental Health Counselor Intern
In finding Magaly’s passion for counseling and therapeutic practice, she moved from overseas to Las Vegas, a city that she loves, to continue expanding her experience as a clinician in counseling marriage, family, and child therapy. As another diverse member of our organization, Magaly helps our Latinx community by assisting them with their therapeutic progress as a Spanish-speaking therapist. She holds a Master’s in Science and a Marriage & Family Therapist Intern License with the State of Nevada Board. Lead by the spirit of love, she carries the values that drive Solutions of Change (SOC): assisting the community in navigating life’s challenges through education, creative therapy, mentorship, and holistic support. Magaly is person-centered with the foundation in helping others and understanding empathy, including Southern Nevada community members who are under-insured, uninsured, and undocumented