MARISELA BANDA, CADC-II RII2921214
Chemical Dependency CounselorReceiving her degree in Addiction Studies and Psychology from Los Angeles Mission College, Marisela holds extensive experience working with adolescents and adults with substance use issues and their families. She is skilled at working within the juvenile and adult justice systems, drug courts, and the state health and human services system. Marisela has a particularly broad experience in treating adults with both mental health and substance use issues as well. Marisela’s areas of specialty are women’s emotional health, family interventions, adolescent behavior issues and substance abuse/dependence.
Marisela became a counselor after battling with addiction within her own family to help people navigate their complex worlds in order to live a healthier, happier life. She believes that all components of ones’ life are interrelated. Marisela is active community advocate.