About The Point & Focus Group
Together, we can overcome all challenges
We are dedicated professionals. After years of focused study, we have uncovered the keys to student success. Recent discoveries in neuroscience, executive function training, emotional intelligence and motivational techniques made our highly effective program possible.
Meet The Team
Dr. Michael Elliott
Founder & Professor
Dr. Elliott has a Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, with Emphasis in Marriage And Family Therapy from United States International University. He has been in private practice as a psychologist treating individuals, couples, and families for over 24 years and has supervised trainees and interns in Marriage and Family Therapy as well as Clinical Psychology. He serves as core faculty in the Masters in Counseling Psychology program and is former President of the Academic Senate, and a member of the Senate Leadership Committee. He is a Clinical Fellow of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Clinical Member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, and the American Association of University Professors. Dr. Elliott is the Founding Director of the nationally recognized Auxiliary Studies Program in Orange County California treating secondary school students with learning and behavior disorders. He has conducted workshops and presented papers at various conferences including the American Psychological Association
Dr. Blake Oldfield
Educational Psychologist & Student Advocate
Blake Oldfield entered the field of psychology in 2003 when he began training, under Dr. Michael Elliott, in all aspects of the psycho-educational assessment process. Blake has a Bachelor’s in Psychology and attained his Master’s in School Psychology from Alliant International University. After completing his Master’s program in 2015, he began working as a school psychologist in both public and private schools. Blake returned to Alliant in 2016 and completed his Doctorate in Educational Psychology.
Blake specializes in psycho-educational and neuropsychological assessments, executive function training and intervention, the administration of the Fast ForWord and Cogmed intervention programs, and general educational concerns. Along with his work at Michael Elliott and Associates, Blake is employed as a school psychologist in a local private high school.
Alison Campbell has 17 years of professional experience in consulting and teaching contemplative practices and philosophies, mostly in the fields of mindfulness, and meditation. This background led her to pursue an MA in Counseling Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute, and to become a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Alison is committed to a collaborative approach, and relies upon a range of psychological traditions and philosophies to help clients reach their goals. When she is not at work, Alison can be found in the mountains, with her dogs, or on a sailboat.
College Advisor & Coach
Quincey Trigillo is an Executive Team member for Point and Focus. She has a bachelor's degree in English from UCLA and a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University. She is a former high school English teacher with over 15 years of experience working with K-12 students in myriad roles—from tutoring to college admissions to theater direction to advising and leadership. She grew up in Orange County, CA, but relocated to NYC in 2011 to pursue her academic goals and new adventures. She is an avid runner and has a keen passion for fitness in general. Quincey enjoys guiding people to discover new goals and helping them stay motivated through their journeys.
Laurie Delaney is a highly accomplished Business and Marketing leader with 20+ years of experience in sales, customer management, marketing, and product development. Expert in identifying highly profitable partnerships and driving long-term, sustainable growth. Expert in customer retention and development. Recognized for coaching, developing, and mentoring team’s at large top Fortune 500 companies.
Laurie graduated from the University of Arizona, BSBA in Management and Marketing, and competed on their Collegiate Woman's Basketball Team.
Laurie specializes in strategic intelligence and planning, business transformation, and collaborative culture. Her executive track record has produced exceptional bottom-line results in multi-million dollar businesses. Laurie's coaching expertise lies in leadership, making changes in everyday challenges, and personal performance coaching.
Angela is an Executive Team member for Point and Focus. She has a bachelor's degree in Child and Adolescent Studies and a master’s degree in Education from Cal State Fullerton. She is a former middle school teacher and has worked with children and parents of all ages in various capacities including tutoring, parent/child classes, curriculum development, and parenting collaboration workshops.
Angela lives in Rancho Mission Viejo with her husband and 2 children. She is actively engaged in her community and assumes leadership roles with various organizations and groups. She enjoys connecting with people from all walks of life and fostering their growth. She’s also a nature enthusiast and helps keep the butterfly population thriving every year.
Andrea Visser is a certified Life Coach and an Executive Team member for the Point and Focus team. Andrea is a collegiate scholarship athlete in volleyball who graduated with Business Management and Organizational Psychology degrees in her 4 years at Point Loma Nazarene University. She then went on to get her Masters in Leadership and Organizational Studies at Azusa Pacific. Andrea is currently in the process of completing her doctorate in Depth Psychology with a specialization in Integrative Therapy and Healing Practices at Pacifica Graduate Institute. Before joining the Point & Focus team, Andrea has worked with both non-profit and for-profit companies and from early startups companies to global companies. Throughout her career, her passion to help individuals achieve their goals in all areas of their lives has remained and will continue on the Point & Focus team.
As a marketing lead with the Point & Focus group, Jori Stevian has always had an interest in psychology and personal development. Having worked with a multitude of clients in this space, it was a perfect fit to join the Point & Focus team.
As a graduate of Landmark Education, she has had the honor to coach for several of their programs and has worked with a number of extraordinary individuals to help them reach their desired goals. In her free time, Jori loves spending time with her husband and dog. She also enjoys photography, crafting, dancing and travel.