Supervised Visitations

Supervised/Monitored Visitiations:

We are OFFICIALLY recognized as meeting all standards and requirements by the Ventura Family Law MediatorsSee the LINK.

Click here for the INTAKE FORMS.

Supervised visitation/Monitored Visits INSIDE OUR OFFICE in Simi Valley or in our 3 nearby parks.  We are certified by TRUSTLINE a National Network who does TSA and High Level Security background checks.  Probation Approved Provider in Los Angeles and Ventura County.  Scott Barrella and Cornerstone HAVE met all the training and experience requirements for the 5.20 and FL Code 3200 requirements in California.   Ventura Family Law is AHEAD of the State in requiring trainings and standards.  See the link to the official list.

Click here for the Authorization form on file with the Courts:  FL-324P form  for your records. 

Unlike other providers we are licensed professionals, have a office setting, have a Safety Check plan, check for soberity, and are trained by law enforcement.  If you would like further information call 805-390-6384.  

Some Court lists are not updated correctly - do your research and call us for information.

Unlike other supervisors, we HAVE training in dealing with CRIMINAL behavior and HIGH CONFLICT cases.  We are PROBATION Approved in LA and Ventura County to offer services.  Click here for the INTAKE FORMS.

Mr. Scott Barrella, MS LMFT has been a licensed therapist in California since 1995.  He started Cornerstone Counseling Center in 1997 and wrote the evidence-based curricula for several of the court-approved programs. These include Parenting, High-Conflict Coparenting, Anger Management and Batterers Intervention programs.  He also has been a respected trainer and consultant for the Ventura Probation Department, Ventura Family Court Mediators, and CAMFT organization for over two decades.    Mr. Barrella is designated as an “Expert Witness” in the area of Domestic Violence and Reunification in both Los Angeles and Ventura County Family Courts.  He is a long-standing member of the City of Simi Valley Taskforce on Homelessness and the Ventura County Continuum of Care Team, both of which address housing and homelessness. He has diagnosed and treated thousands of families with complex family dynamic issues and is an EAP Provider for Cigna Healthcare. He was an instructor at CSUN and CSUCI in the Masters in Counseling programs.  Subjects taught included law and ethics, family intervention strategies, diagnostic interviewing, and domestic violence treatment.  He is a CAMFT Member and conducts his private practice as a marriage and family therapist in Ventura and Los Angeles County. He has practiced in the Ventura County area since 1997.

NOTE:  Counselors are Mandated Reporters of Abuse: Protect Children and Dependent Adults and Elders From Abuse - See link to Reporting Rules.

DR Phil


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