Damon Korb - Director|
Tara Arnaiz - Marriage and Family Therapist
Carlin Graveline - Speech and Language Pathologist
Cassandra Harms - Marriage and Family Therapist
Savita Joshi - Office Receptionist
Amy Korb - Business Manager
Sue Landaiche - Office Administrator
Joyia Moeller - Educational Psychologist
Jana Parker - Educational Psychologist
Jennifer Rich - Marriage and Family Therapist
Suzanne Roepke - Educational Psychologist
Michael Slone - Educational Psychologist, Behavior Analyst
Victoria Tenenbaum - Pediatric Behavior Specialist
Susie Todd - Administrative Assistant
> Makenzie Wesner - Behavioral and Developmental Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Lara Zawacki - Educational Psychologist, School Psychologist
Makenzie Wesner, M.S., R.N., P.H.N., P.N.P.-P.C.
Behavioral and Developmental Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Makenzie Wesner is a behavioral and developmental pediatric nurse practitioner at Center
for Developing Minds, with a background in pediatric neurodevelopment including the evaluation and treatment of children with autism,
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and learning differences among various intellectual and
genetic backdrops. With a focus on sensory processing, self-regulation and social development,
Makenzie is committed to child, family and community-centered care and utilizes a strengths-based
Prior to joining the CDM team, Makenzie practiced at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland in Behavioral
Health & Psychiatry, where she helped improve services for children, teens and young adults with
developmental disorders and trauma. During that time, Makenzie continued to strive for research
reliability in autism diagnostics with the UCSF Service, Training, Advocacy & Research (STAR) Center
for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders. She is a contributing editor for DBMH Resource, an online
collection of resources for pediatric providers through the National Association of Pediatric Nurse
Practitioners. Makenzie was elected to the NAPNAP Developmental, Behavioral & Mental Health Special
Interest Group Board in 2016 and continues to serve as Co-Chair.
Throughout her graduate studies, Makenzie practiced as a behavioral therapist through Red House Behavior
Resources in San Francisco. Before this, Makenzie worked as a teacher at Victory Academy in Oregon, a private
non-profit school for children on the autism spectrum.
Makenzie completed her M.S. in advanced practiced pediatric nursing/P.N.P. at the University
of California, San Francisco, with a minor in genomics. She is a certified public health nurse with a
B.S. in Community Health and a B.A. in Spanish, both from Oregon State University. A nearly fluent
spanish speaker, Makenzie also enjoys swimming, surfing and the great outdoors.
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