Our Team

Your experience in our office will be different than any other optometry office in Redding. Because we know visiting a new optometrist may be intimidating, we strive to make the first and every subsequent visit you have in our office a positive and relaxing experience. Our staff works hard to ensure you have a pleasant appointment from start to finish. We only hire the friendliest and most knowledgeable staff members to help you feel at ease and right at home. We pride ourselves on keeping up with continuing education to remain at the forefront of our profession so we can offer you the latest eye care technology, professional services, and products.

Office Manager

Jessie Barrett, CPO

Jessie started in the optometric field in 2003 as an optometric technician and later as the receptionist/scheduling coordinator for several years.

She moved away, got married and started a family. She rejoined us in 2013 as our billing specialist and is a Certified Paraoptometric.

She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science from California State University, Chico and is the mom of two awesome kids.


Marian Mills, ABOC, CPO

Marian began her career with us in high school as an after-school job starting in 2009. She currently holds certifications in both Opticianry and Paraoptometrics.

Her sunny disposition helps our office staff keep smiling and our patients happy. In her spare time she enjoys wine tasting and spending time with her two cats.

Tamara Lamb

Tamara joined our team of Opticians in September 2017.

Recently relocated from Chico, she is currently working on her ABO certification.

When she’s not at the office she enjoys the outdoors, camping, kayaking, cycling, and spending time with friends and family.

Optometric Assistants

Ginger Johnson, CPO

Ginger joined us in 2005 and has since become a Certified Paraoptometric.

She will guide you through our prescreening tests with ease.

She enjoys watching Nascar and playing with her dog Charlie.

Front Office

Sydney Domke

Sydney joined our team in April of 2017 as the receptionist/scheduling coordinator.

She is the first voice you will hear on the phone and the first smiling face you will see when you walk in the door.

In her spare time she enjoys traveling, hiking, and spending time with loved ones. She recently welcomed her first child, a beautiful baby girl.

Julie Gussenhoven, OD

Dr. Julie Gussenhoven
3416 Bechelli Lane
Redding, CA

Phone: (530) 222-7290
Fax: (530) 605-1152


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