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 - December 2016


  • Genoveva Maria Avalos-Mireles, LCSW 21116
  • Renee Elaine Bond, LPCC 471
  • Sarah Dawes, ASW 63979
  • Sharon H. Garrett, LCSW 8266
  • Mary Alice Haye, LPCC 1337
  • Anita Louise Haynes, LMFT 8401
  • Luellen Maria Hebert-Eggleston, LMFT 44013
  • Selene Lowe Hong, LPCC 1624
  • William Gardiner Hutson, LMFT 3591
  • Rachel Ann Lakin, LCSW 62904
  • Cynthia Kent Lederer, LCSW 5486
  • Binh Q. Nguyen, LEP 3549
  • Jennifer Reyes, LCSW 65041
  • Namita Sharan, LMFT 51281
  • Jane Vazquez, LMFT 29743
  • Philip Marshal Warren, LEP 3192
  • Jennifer Nicole Yates, LMFT 43968
  • Jennifer Lorraine Zorb, LMFT 52138


  • Scott Sanford Johnson, IMF 76863


  • Janette G. Brown, IMF 83107 and PCCI 1918
  • Antiba Blo Key Graham, ASW 67339
  • Isaac A. Gutierrez, ASW 35026
  • Olga Nikolaevna Palmer, LMFT 47624
  • Brianne Nichole Smith, IMF 89937


  • Shelley Diane Droescher, LCSW 20527
  • Victoria Faith Estrada, IMF 97111
  • Marlene George, ASW 32817
  • Maximilian Joseph Greenberg, IMF 97112
  • Terresa Jeanne Lauer, LMFT 47862
  • Emily Mann, IMF 97110
  • Carlos Eduardo Mejia, ASW 63991
  • Melissa Ann Mendez, IMF 87181
  • Susan Elaine Moore, IMF 79706
  • Jenny Diane Patterson-Kerr, IMF 67432
  • Laura Elizabeth Perez, IMF 66611
  • Dulce Tattiana Reyes, IMF 97109
  • Nancy Louise Ronne, LCSW 15292
  • Shannon Eve Shepherd, LMFT 39696
  • Christina Paula Webb, LCSW 28585
  • Nick James Zamorano, LCSW 14194

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.