Holly Jin
drick Joubert, Psy.D.
Licensed Psychologist/Owner & Director
Dr. Joubert is a licensed clinical and forensic psychologist. She accepts legally-involved and court-ordered cases to conduct assessments, interviews, evaluations, and consultations, and can be hired for expert witness evaluation and testimony. She is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, completed CPT training, and completed training to be a trainer in Aggression Replacement Therapy. She is a member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts and the Southern Arizona Psychological Association. 

Clinically, Dr. Joubert provides assessment, individual, family, and group therapy for children, teens, and adults. She specializes in trauma, performance, obsessive compulsive disorder, ADHD, anxiety, depression, sexual problems, assessment, sleep disorders, and health-related concerns. 

Dr. Joubert is the founder of Sunlight Center for Change, L.L.C. A licensed psychologist, she received her doctorate in clinical and forensic psychology from the University of Denver. Raised in Tucson, she is also a University of Arizona Wildcat who earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Musical Theatre. Dr. Joubert is a past president for the Southern Arizona Psychological Association board. Her former professional positions have included Manager of the psychology department at Sierra Tucson, Training Director for the Student Program at Sierra Tucson, Executive and Clinical Director at Vision Quest, and Clinical Supervisor at the Youth Development Institute.  

Scott Padilla, Psy.D.
Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Padilla received his doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the American School of Professional Psychology in Washington DC in 2011. He joined Sunlight Center for Change in July 2017.

Dr. Padilla provides individualized strategies to his clients so that they may overcome struggles related to depression, anxiety, self-injury, trauma, challenges within a relationship, and structural difficulties within the home. His specialty is working with teens and young adults, and also enjoys working with couples and groups.

Dr. Padilla is committed to joining his clients where they are and working together to get where they want to go. Striving to create a relaxed environment where establishing trust and building the therapeutic relationship can happen as quickly and naturally as possible. Dr. Padilla's goal is to empower his clients and help them discover the tools they need in order to overcome obstacles and find balance in their lives. 

Alison Paules-Rettew, Psy.D.
Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Paules-Rettew is a licensed clinical psychologist with extensive training in both assessment and psychotherapy for individuals throughout the lifespan. As a recent Pennsylvania transplant, Dr. Paules-Rettew comes to us with more than 12 years of experience in the mental health field, including experience working in inpatient, outpatient, community mental health, forensic, skilled nursing, rehabilitation, and medical settings. She maintains licensure in both Pennsylvania and Arizona. Her areas of expertise include mood and behavior disorders, aging and cognitive changes, TBI and cognitive disorders, pain management, coping with chronic illness, and families and relationships, including parental skill-building, brief family therapy, and court-ordered family services.Dr. Paules-Rettew is also experienced in behavioral treatment planning for a range of clinical conditions, including Autism, cognitive disorders, and a range of disruptive behaviors.

Her therapeutic approach is grounded in the belief that therapy is most effective when it offers the individual the opportunity to first explore change in a safe, nonjudgmental setting. Her therapeutic approach is integrative in nature, as it draws from humanistic, interpersonal, existential, and cognitive-behavior perspectives.  As a therapist, Dr. Paules-Rettew draws upon the client's strengths and innate desire to strive for personal growth. Common aspects of therapy often include identifying relevant and meaningful goals, drawing upon the power of the therapeutic relationship, collaborating to understand the nature of the issues and the necessary steps to change, and skill-building. Dr. Paules-Rettew empowers her clients to overcome their hurdles and confidently continue with their journey beyond therapy.

In terms of assessment, Dr. Paules-Rettew offers a range of evaluations, including those related to aging and cognitive changes, development and intellectual functioning, personality patterns, psychiatric symptoms, and health behaviors, including those pertaining to pre-bariatric surgery. She also offers court-ordered evaluations. 

Beyond traditional therapy and assessment skills, Dr. Paules-Rettew enjoys offering consultation and brief workshops for those working in a variety of settings, including education, health care, law enforcement, and rehabilitation centers.

Kasey Taylor, RD

Kasey Taylor worked at Sierra Tucson Rehab Center for over two years where she worked with eating disorders including anorexia nervous, bulimia nervous, binge eating disorders, over eating disorders, weight loss, food intolerance and healthy eating plans.  She has also worked in California as Nutrition Consultant, Nutritionist for an Arizona Medical Spa and weight loss center, and University of Arizona Student Union Dietitian. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition from the University of Arizona and completed Registered Dietetic Internship at Touro Hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana. She has been a Licensed Registered Dietitian since 2002 and received Certification of Adult Weight Management of American Dietetic Association in 2004.  Kasey personally suffers from IBS and manages her symptoms with gluten free diet due to gluten sensitivity and enjoys a healthy active lifestyle with weight training, High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and running. Kasey has participated in mini-triathlons, half marathons, and a full marathon. Nutrition can play in important role in training and muscle recovery for active adult lifestyle. Kasey can work with eating disorders management, food allergies, food sensitivity, elimination diets, gastrointestinal disorders, pre-post natal nutrition, adolescents and teen nutrition, sports nutrition, cardiovascular health management, vegan, vegetarian, health eating, meal planning, and weight loss management.

Julie Leftwich
Front Office Administration

Julie Leftwich is a graduate from the University of East London in England with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice. She previously worked at Carrington College for over 8 years. She is delighted to join the SCC team as she enjoys working with families, children, and the court process. 

Sarah Read
Administration & Human Resources

Sarah Read was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona. She has many years of experience working for the Department of Motor Vehicles with customer service and hiring.