About Us

Jewish Family Service of San Antonio (JFS) strives to enhance the quality of life of individuals and families of all ages, faiths, and backgrounds in San Antonio and the surrounding area, through social, psychological, health and educational programs guided by the Jewish values of “repairing the world” and “taking responsibility for each other”.

Additionally, JFS seeks to remove the financial barriers to mental health and social services in our community.

Meet Our Staff


Victoria Fine


Victoria Fine is a supervised by Christy Stone, LPC-S, NCC. She obtained her Master's of Science in Clinical Counselor from the University of North Texas. Victoria enjoys working with people across the lifespan and providing a space for clients to be their most authentic selves. Victoria is personable in her approach to meet client's where they are at in their life.

Amanda Fite

Interim Chief Operating Officer

Amanda Fite has 15 year’s experience in family and community programming. Amanda and her husband, Cory share their home with their three dogs, Jake, Lucky and Mudge. She also never misses a New Kids on the Block concert when they come to town!

Alejandra Cue


Bio Coming Soon


Bethany Calderon

Intake Coordinator

Bethany (they/them/theirs) is a down-to-earth individual with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, who is passionate about accessible and diverse mental health care. They are currently on a journey of returning to school to become a future LPC, that supports the young queer community. Outside of work they love being active, whether by playing soccer or lifting weights. They cherish a balanced life of visiting local coffee shops, diving into books, writing poetry, and spending time with their partner and two dogs - Matcha and Sweet Pea.


Brittney Barton-Wagner


As a dually licensed clinician, parent, and military spouse Brittney understands the complexity of life, and everything it encompasses. Brittney is honored to help others find their way out while learning to express themselves and work toward meaningful change.

Carmen Calatayud


Carmen's desire to become a counselor came after her father's death and a life-changing hospice experience. Since then, providing hope and healing opportunities for trauma, grief and mental health have been her passion. When she's not at JFS, Carmen is a poet and writer who enjoys being active in San Antonio's rich arts community.

Celina Canales

Clinical Director

Celina provides individuals with a safe space to explore their inner and external experiences. As a Trauma Informed Care Practitioner, I also incorporate modalities such as meditation, breath-work, body-centered practices, dream work, active imagination, and Cognitive Behavior Therapy.


Christina Simpson


"A dedicated advocate for client relationships, Christina thrives on forging meaningful connections and providing exemplary support. Whether fostering connections with clients or exploring the intricacies of the natural world, Christina approaches each endeavor with enthusiasm, empathy, and a genuine desire to make a positive impact."

David Garcia Jr.

Interim Chief Executive Officer

David is a San Antonio native with over 25 years of serving the SA community in a leadership role. His kids take up most of his free time, as they are heavily involved with HS activities.

Erica Divine

Erica Divine


Supervised by Ryan Curran, MA, LPC-S  Clinician. My name is Erica Divine, I am a Licensed Professional Counselor-Associate at JFS. When I am not in the office you are likely to find me running my daughter to all her activities, sipping on iced coffee, and hanging out with family and friends. Fun fact about me, I moved to Texas from California when I was 23. I love Texas, but I miss California beaches and comfortable weather.

Jennifer Nuno

Jennifer Nuno


Supervised by: Christopher Leeth, PhD, LPC-S

Kat Phillips

Case Manager

Kat has a passion for helping people and believes that kindness is contagious. With an empathetic approach, she hopes to help her clients develop the skills they need to overcome challenges and reach their goals. Outside of work, you can find Kat hiking in nature, practicing yoga, writing poetry, playing music and spending time with her two little dogs.

Monica Berlanga

Office Manager

Monica’s passion is advocating and spreading mental health awareness. She also enjoys sharing her artwork with the community, which she feels allows a safe space for conversation, understanding, and commonality.

Roberta Varela-Hein


Roberta will use a variety of methods to help you reach your goals. This includes grounding techniques, CBT, holistic approaches and breathe work. She emphasizes a mind and body connection. Roberta facilitates a Yoga group at our Mission Road office.

Ruth Ann Lewis

Credentialing Specialist

Ruth is ensures that providers are contracted with health insurances in order to obtain payment for insurance billing purposes. When she is not at JFS, Ruth enjoys art, books, gardening and spending quality time with family.

Jessica Orta


Bio Coming Soon

Meet Our Board

Jeff Goldblatt


Past TV Personality; owner of Jeff’s Journeys, LLC

Sara Efune

Vice President


Carolyn Douglas

Past President

Attorney at Clark Hill Strasburger

Susan Rosenberg


Lecturer at University of Texas San Antonio

M. Bernard Gardner


CPA, Self-Employed

Siobhan Kiernan


Psychiatric Nurse at University Hospital

Michael Robbins


Retired Attorney

Shirley Swanson


Retired RN

Gary Dudley


President and Co-Founder of SWBC

Kelly Corbiere


Portfolio Manager, Broadway Bank

Krystal Englehart


DeAnne Cuellar


Jessica LeMaistre