Available by Phone or Video Appointment
Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm


Meet the PSW Team

Hi! Welcome to our PSW virtual office. We are Dr. Yanira Hernandez and Ms. Vanessa Gutierrez and we are the Psychiatric Social Workers at City of Angels School. We support positive student connections with peers, family, school, and community and foster resiliency by providing trauma-informed, social justice-based prevention, early intervention, and acute mental health services.   

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Contact Us

Dr. Yanira Hernandez, Ed.D., LCSW

(213) 725-5600 ext. 4050

Available Monday-Friday 

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Ms. Vanessa Gutierrez, MSW, PPSC

(213) 725-5600 ext. 2000 

Available Monday-Friday

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

After Hours Services

If you need IMMEDIATE help, please call 911.


For a psychiatric emergency, contact one of the following agencies:

  •  Los Angeles School Police Department (213) 625-6631

  •  National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24-hour (800) 273-8255

  •  Department of Mental Health 24-hour ACCESS Center (800) 854-7771
  •  School Mental Health - LAUSD
  •  Suicide Prevention - LAUSD
  •  Human Relations, Diversity & Equity - LAUSD
  •  National Child Traumatic Stress Network
  •  CA Victims Assistance