Sheldon Brackett, Interim Executive Director
Sheldon has been affiliated with C4K since February 2010, providing his expertise in Not-for-Profit management, Executive Leadership, Technology, Process Management, and Community Organizing. His background includes a degree in Computer Information Systems and he has worked for many major Corporations including: Disney, State Farm, Kaiser Permanente, Arrow Electronics and local municipalities serving infants, toddlers and impoverished families. Sheldon is very active in his community and is a member of the Torrance Chamber of Commerce. During his time with the Chamber, he served as the Executive Director of the Leadership Torrance program and participated in various other committees. He currently works for a major Healthcare Provider and runs several small businesses. He shares a passion for child safety and wellness with his wife, and he volunteers his time to help those under-served throughout various communities. His interests include spending time with his family, travel, cooking, racquetball, investing in children, and mentoring youth.
Marianne Callahan, Clinical Director, Ph.D., MFT
Marianne Callahan, Ph.D., MFT, has been with Counseling4Kids since 2004. As Clinical Director she is responsible for overseeing the programs and administration of the Clinical Department. Prior to her current position, Marianne was the Director of Evidence-Based Programs and a Clinical Manager. She has been instrumental in the development of two evidence-based treatment programs at Counseling4Kids, the Trauma Treatment Program and the Parent-Child Interaction Therapy Program. Marianne has a doctorate in Sociology and Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Southern California, and is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Her prior work experience includes psychotherapy with children, adults and couples, as well as fundraising and development. She spends weekend time cycling, skiing or windsurfing.