Feb 28, 2023
Kristen Siles and Bianca Yarmolyuk
Adolescent Mental Health

Kristin Siles, LCSW. Originally from Granite Bay, Kristin graduated from Bella Vista High School. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Social Work from Chico State. She began her clinical social work career in 1997 in Paradise, CA working with emotionally disturbed youth in residential treatment doing individual, group, and family therapy. Her focus was on helping youth work through their trauma and to reunify the youth with their family. She began a career in child welfare (child protective services) with Butte County in 2002 and moved back to Placer County in 2003. She has been employed with Placer County Children’s System of Care (CSOC) since 2003 and has done mainly reunification and court social work for child welfare. She has also done crisis mental health work since 2004; working after hours in several counties doing 5150 assessments for adults and youth. She is currently the program supervisor for mobile crisis teams  In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my 3 stepdaughters, and our 5-year-old daughter and traveling.

Bianca Yarmolyuk, AMFT. Bianca is originally from Auburn and graduated from Placer High School. She received her Bachelor's at Chico state and her master's degree in Psychology from National University. She has been practicing in a clinical capacity since 2013 ranging from individual therapy, and group therapy. She career has been primarily focused on trauma work with victims of violence and abuse. In 2016, she was hired on at Placer County where she was an emergency response social worker for a year and a half. Presently, she is the Senior clinician for the Mobile Crisis team. Other than being a clinician she enjoys spending weekends with her family which will soon be 3 daughters.  She enjoys hiking in the American River Canyon.