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Meet the Team

Dedicated, skilled, and passionate - these are the individuals that make up our team at Creating Families Our diverse staff of psychologists, educators, and support personnel bring their unique expertise to bear in serving families and communities. We believe in the power of unity and collaboration to overcome adversities and foster health and happiness. Discover more about our dedicated team members and their individual contributions to our mission. Each one plays a vital role in supporting and uplifting the families we serve. Together, we create a network of support, care, and empowerment.

Founder & Clinical Director

La Faune Gordon, Ph.D., M.S.

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Dr. Gordon, a licensed clinical psychologist, offers over 30 years of culturally-sensitive, specialized intervention for at-risk or trauma-affected infants, young children, and families. She holds a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Masters degrees in both Psychology and Clinical Psychopharmacology. As a California-endorsed Infant-Family and Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist, Dr. Gordon has multiple certifications including Infant Massage Instruction (WINC), Clinical Trauma Specialist, Effective Black Parenting Instructor, and Parent Educator for Make Parenting a Pleasure (MPAP). She is also an advanced level provider of Developmental Individual Relationship (DIR) Floortime. With over two decades of supervisory and consultation experience in public and private sectors, she has delivered numerous presentations, trainings, and workshops.

Clinical Trainees

Past Clinical Trainees, from prestigious institutions across Southern California and Minnesota, have made a lasting impact on Creating Families and the communities we serve. Our trainees typically come from Alliant International University, California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), St. Mary's University, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, and University of Southern California.


Now, we're excited to welcome our 2023-2024 Cohort. These individuals, with their unique backgrounds, further enrich our mission of promoting emotional well-being and family unity. We are excited about the continued growth of our dedicated team.

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