Sofia Alonso
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, AMFT, APCC Verified
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
I am glad that you are in this site looking to improve your mental health. For many people, mental health is still a stigma that stop us to look for help. So congratulations in your first step to break with it down. I highly commit to all my patients in their therapeutic process, I am there with their ups and downs. I want you to experiment how therapy helps you to improve yourself and if I am the one that you chose to work with, I will be honored to work in your therapeutic process.
(949) 239-1539
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Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
I am glad that you are in this site looking to improve your mental health. For many people, mental health is still a stigma that stop us to look for help. So congratulations in your first step to break with it down. I highly commit to all my patients in their therapeutic process, I am there with their ups and downs. I want you to experiment how therapy helps you to improve yourself and if I am the one that you chose to work with, I will be honored to work in your therapeutic process.
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Alecia Benson
Licensed Educational Psychologist, EdS, LEP Verified
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Offers online therapy
I work with a range of clients, from children who are struggling to read, to adolescents who experience signs of depression and anxiety, and I even help parents understand what their child is going through so that they can become an advocate for their needs. This is done through assessments, counseling, and offering parent consultation and supports. Additionally, I am able to walk families through the special education process and review IEP documents together as well.
(949) 537-2036
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Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
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I work with a range of clients, from children who are struggling to read, to adolescents who experience signs of depression and anxiety, and I even help parents understand what their child is going through so that they can become an advocate for their needs. This is done through assessments, counseling, and offering parent consultation and supports. Additionally, I am able to walk families through the special education process and review IEP documents together as well.
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Stephen Michael Guidi
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Life sometimes throws us a curve ball. Daily life struggles and stress that we have normally handled with relative ease can suddenly seem overwhelming. Too much stress and the inability to handle it properly can begin to undermine our potential to enjoy our work and to care for ourselves and others. Finances, parenting, relationships, school, care taking, health concerns, and loss can be stressful aspects of life. When we begin to internalize these external stressors it can lead to depression, anxiety, anger, addiction, poor health, phsysical/emotional exhaustion and relationship problems.
(949) 305-8597
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Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Life sometimes throws us a curve ball. Daily life struggles and stress that we have normally handled with relative ease can suddenly seem overwhelming. Too much stress and the inability to handle it properly can begin to undermine our potential to enjoy our work and to care for ourselves and others. Finances, parenting, relationships, school, care taking, health concerns, and loss can be stressful aspects of life. When we begin to internalize these external stressors it can lead to depression, anxiety, anger, addiction, poor health, phsysical/emotional exhaustion and relationship problems.
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Terapia en Español
Marriage & Family Therapist, ALPCC, AMFT Verified
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Offers online therapy
Hola, Mi nombre es Sofía Alonso, AMFT y ALPCC. He trabajado con niños, adolescentes, familias, parejas e individuos en diferentes entornos y países. Amo mi trabajo y me comprometo con todos mis pacientes en su proceso terapéutico, estoy ahí cuando más me necesitan. Quiero que experimente cómo la terapia le ayuda a mejorar y alcanzar sus metas. Tengo formación en diferentes áreas donde podrá elegir y decidir qué es lo mejor para usted, ya que usted es el experto en su vida donde la terapia le ayudará a identificar y aclarar situaciones que puedan interrumpir o perturbar su rutina diaria.
(949) 229-4801
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Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
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Hola, Mi nombre es Sofía Alonso, AMFT y ALPCC. He trabajado con niños, adolescentes, familias, parejas e individuos en diferentes entornos y países. Amo mi trabajo y me comprometo con todos mis pacientes en su proceso terapéutico, estoy ahí cuando más me necesitan. Quiero que experimente cómo la terapia le ayuda a mejorar y alcanzar sus metas. Tengo formación en diferentes áreas donde podrá elegir y decidir qué es lo mejor para usted, ya que usted es el experto en su vida donde la terapia le ayudará a identificar y aclarar situaciones que puedan interrumpir o perturbar su rutina diaria.
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Magnolia Counseling Center
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, LMFT Verified
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Magnolia Counseling Center provides high quality care at an affordable price. We are the only practice in Orange County that has bridge the gap between low cost, low quality care and private care that may be out of reach for many. MCC employs highly educated practitioners who are working toward licensure. Each of our Associates has a minimum of a Masters Degree in Counseling, Social Work or Psychology and is working toward state mandated hours to obtain their licence. Our Associates are under the direct supervision of a licensed mental health practitioner.
(949) 763-4390
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Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Magnolia Counseling Center provides high quality care at an affordable price. We are the only practice in Orange County that has bridge the gap between low cost, low quality care and private care that may be out of reach for many. MCC employs highly educated practitioners who are working toward licensure. Each of our Associates has a minimum of a Masters Degree in Counseling, Social Work or Psychology and is working toward state mandated hours to obtain their licence. Our Associates are under the direct supervision of a licensed mental health practitioner.
Maryam Afshari
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Regardless of the specific issues you're dealing with, you're looking for answers. Whether it's about addiction, depression, relationship issues, or other challenges of life, you need someone who cares, listens, and coaches you through it.
(949) 877-3418
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Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Regardless of the specific issues you're dealing with, you're looking for answers. Whether it's about addiction, depression, relationship issues, or other challenges of life, you need someone who cares, listens, and coaches you through it.
Catherin Snyder-Tarr
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Offers online therapy
I AM NOT ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS. I am licensed in AZ (#4054) and CA (#30066). My approach currently includes understanding the person's subjective experience of COVID-19/quarantine. In general, I practice a depth approach to Adult Psychotherapy integrated with techniques to manage patient symptoms and help people get their life back to 'normal' functioning. Patients struggling with anxiety, depression, pain, substance abuse (but not severe addiction), relationship conflicts, work related problems, 'transition to adult roles/functions' conflicts, and other mental and behavioral problems have benefitted from treatment with me.
(844) 722-0252
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Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Offers online therapy
I AM NOT ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS. I am licensed in AZ (#4054) and CA (#30066). My approach currently includes understanding the person's subjective experience of COVID-19/quarantine. In general, I practice a depth approach to Adult Psychotherapy integrated with techniques to manage patient symptoms and help people get their life back to 'normal' functioning. Patients struggling with anxiety, depression, pain, substance abuse (but not severe addiction), relationship conflicts, work related problems, 'transition to adult roles/functions' conflicts, and other mental and behavioral problems have benefitted from treatment with me.
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Jennifer L DeFeo
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Offers online therapy
I enjoy working with a wide variety of clientele and believe that therapy is a joint experience that we will pursue together. I admire individuals that seek to overcome obstacles that impair their lives and are committed to empowering themselves to be the person they strive to become. I am also a Distinguished Professor of Psychology (National), National and International Psychological Conference Speaker, Noted National and International Keynote Speaker, and Associate Department Chair of the Marriage and Family Therapy program (Masters & Doctorate) at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology in both Los Angeles and Irvine, California Campuses.
(949) 288-2563
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Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Offers online therapy
I enjoy working with a wide variety of clientele and believe that therapy is a joint experience that we will pursue together. I admire individuals that seek to overcome obstacles that impair their lives and are committed to empowering themselves to be the person they strive to become. I am also a Distinguished Professor of Psychology (National), National and International Psychological Conference Speaker, Noted National and International Keynote Speaker, and Associate Department Chair of the Marriage and Family Therapy program (Masters & Doctorate) at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology in both Los Angeles and Irvine, California Campuses.
Morgan Pemberton
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, EMDR, CTMH, ADHD Verified
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Offers online therapy
Morgan Pemberton, MA, LMFT #115978, is a dedicated Therapist that provides services by Video Teletherapy in the state of California and at our Aliso Viejo location. She specializes in working with adolescents and adults suffering with anxiety, trauma, and ADHD. Mrs. Pemberton received her Bachelor’s Degree in Art from Chapman University. She completed her Master’s Degree in Psychology from Hope International University, located in Fullerton, California. Mrs. Pemberton is a Certified Clinical Telemental Health Provider (CTMH) and a ADHD Certified Clinical Service Provider (ADHD-CCSP).
(408) 583-6362
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Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
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Morgan Pemberton, MA, LMFT #115978, is a dedicated Therapist that provides services by Video Teletherapy in the state of California and at our Aliso Viejo location. She specializes in working with adolescents and adults suffering with anxiety, trauma, and ADHD. Mrs. Pemberton received her Bachelor’s Degree in Art from Chapman University. She completed her Master’s Degree in Psychology from Hope International University, located in Fullerton, California. Mrs. Pemberton is a Certified Clinical Telemental Health Provider (CTMH) and a ADHD Certified Clinical Service Provider (ADHD-CCSP).
Tina Keith
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Offers online therapy
Have you looked at your life lately and thought that maybe your life hasn’t turned out the way you thought it would be? Or maybe you’ve “checked all the boxes” but you still feel numb, disconnected, anxious or depressed? Maybe you are growing your family, and no one told you becoming a mother would be so difficult. But the fact is, life can be hard. Really hard. And sometimes we need help navigating our thoughts, feelings and experiences.
(707) 987-6026
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Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
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Have you looked at your life lately and thought that maybe your life hasn’t turned out the way you thought it would be? Or maybe you’ve “checked all the boxes” but you still feel numb, disconnected, anxious or depressed? Maybe you are growing your family, and no one told you becoming a mother would be so difficult. But the fact is, life can be hard. Really hard. And sometimes we need help navigating our thoughts, feelings and experiences.
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Niloufar Nekou Lmft Emdr
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Offers online therapy
Hello. Since you're visiting this page, it may be that you are thinking of starting therapy. Today you are one step closer to a new you where you feel empowered and on a positive path to growth and well-being. As a psychotherapist, my goal is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating. While we can't change difficult situations of the past, we can work together to better understand and resolve challenges in your life. The major emphasis of my clinical practice is psychotherapy with individuals, couples, and adolescents.
(949) 763-3460
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Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Offers online therapy
Hello. Since you're visiting this page, it may be that you are thinking of starting therapy. Today you are one step closer to a new you where you feel empowered and on a positive path to growth and well-being. As a psychotherapist, my goal is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating. While we can't change difficult situations of the past, we can work together to better understand and resolve challenges in your life. The major emphasis of my clinical practice is psychotherapy with individuals, couples, and adolescents.
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Autumn McKamie
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
People at times struggle with self-worth/identity, difficulty managing anxiety, stress, depression symptoms, and asserting themselves effectively within interpersonal relationships. Learning healthy coping skills from DBT, CBT, and narrative/solution focused therapy can be helpful to increase emotional regulation, manage stressors, and improve mood symptoms. Additionally, identifying strengths and assertiveness skills helps to increase both self-efficacy and motivation. Furthermore, identifying and reframing unhealthy patterns is critical to creating a new story and healthy perceptions of themselves and others in the world.
(949) 229-4596
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Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
People at times struggle with self-worth/identity, difficulty managing anxiety, stress, depression symptoms, and asserting themselves effectively within interpersonal relationships. Learning healthy coping skills from DBT, CBT, and narrative/solution focused therapy can be helpful to increase emotional regulation, manage stressors, and improve mood symptoms. Additionally, identifying strengths and assertiveness skills helps to increase both self-efficacy and motivation. Furthermore, identifying and reframing unhealthy patterns is critical to creating a new story and healthy perceptions of themselves and others in the world.
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Cornell Counseling & Behavioral Health
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, LMFT Verified
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Offers online therapy
As Psychologists, and Marriage & Family Therapists, we treat hundreds of patients and understand the intricacies of various psychological issues that people face. Combining traditional Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with Coaching, we have successfully treated patients with Anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Depression, Behavioral Issues, Relationship Issues, ADHD, and a host of other issues. Unlike traditional therapy that relies heavily on the past and understanding why you do what you do, Cornell Counseling and Behavioral Health is focused on helping you with the tools to move forward and create change. We have a more collaborative and goal-oriented approach to treatment.
(949) 763-4203
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Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Offers online therapy
As Psychologists, and Marriage & Family Therapists, we treat hundreds of patients and understand the intricacies of various psychological issues that people face. Combining traditional Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with Coaching, we have successfully treated patients with Anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Depression, Behavioral Issues, Relationship Issues, ADHD, and a host of other issues. Unlike traditional therapy that relies heavily on the past and understanding why you do what you do, Cornell Counseling and Behavioral Health is focused on helping you with the tools to move forward and create change. We have a more collaborative and goal-oriented approach to treatment.
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Valerie Armstrong
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Offers online therapy
Valerie Armstrong is a California Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT 46903), with two decades of experience working with children, adults and families. Valerie has extensive experience in treating child abuse/neglect and trauma. She is skilled in providing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and trauma-informed care. Valerie has directed state-funded mental health programs for both children and adults serving hundreds of individuals. Valerie received her Master's Degree in Clinical-Counseling Psychology from La Salle University in 2001, and received her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Rutgers University in 1995.
(844) 995-0970
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Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
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Valerie Armstrong is a California Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT 46903), with two decades of experience working with children, adults and families. Valerie has extensive experience in treating child abuse/neglect and trauma. She is skilled in providing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and trauma-informed care. Valerie has directed state-funded mental health programs for both children and adults serving hundreds of individuals. Valerie received her Master's Degree in Clinical-Counseling Psychology from La Salle University in 2001, and received her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Rutgers University in 1995.
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Norman Alberto Quintero
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
I enjoy working with a wide variety of clients and strongly believe that as a therapist my job is to be the fellow traveler of those that seek the road of recovery of whatever their challenges might be. I have great respect for those individuals that seek to overcome life challenges that impair their lives and have the determination to reach out for help. I am also a Christian Pastor, who clearly predicates inclusiveness and love without any trace of judgement, welcoming all and embracing diversity.
(657) 666-3846
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Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
I enjoy working with a wide variety of clients and strongly believe that as a therapist my job is to be the fellow traveler of those that seek the road of recovery of whatever their challenges might be. I have great respect for those individuals that seek to overcome life challenges that impair their lives and have the determination to reach out for help. I am also a Christian Pastor, who clearly predicates inclusiveness and love without any trace of judgement, welcoming all and embracing diversity.
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Barry Slone Ph.D. | Solution-Driven Change
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Offers online therapy
As a SOLUTION-DRIVEN psychologist, I specialize in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), a focused, problem solving psychotherapy, highly effective in treating depression, anxiety, stress, anger, substance use problems (including gaming addiction), and relationship distress. CBT is designed to provide symptom relief and personality change, prevent future symptomatic episodes, enhance quality of life, promote adaptive functioning in work/school and relationships, and increase the likelihood of making healthy and satisfying life choices.
(949) 391-2983
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Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
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As a SOLUTION-DRIVEN psychologist, I specialize in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), a focused, problem solving psychotherapy, highly effective in treating depression, anxiety, stress, anger, substance use problems (including gaming addiction), and relationship distress. CBT is designed to provide symptom relief and personality change, prevent future symptomatic episodes, enhance quality of life, promote adaptive functioning in work/school and relationships, and increase the likelihood of making healthy and satisfying life choices.
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OC Kids Therapy
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, MS, LMFT Verified
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Offers online therapy
OC Kids Therapy was created out of the need for brief solution focused treatment for children and their families. With counseling and coaching we help children, teens and their families gain the tools to deal with many of the common issues kids experience such as: Anxiety, depression, self harm and lack of motivation. Often, typical "teen" and "child" issues such as acting out, parent child conflict, academic issues and social difficulties can be addressed within as little as 5 sessions.
(949) 247-8175
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Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
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OC Kids Therapy was created out of the need for brief solution focused treatment for children and their families. With counseling and coaching we help children, teens and their families gain the tools to deal with many of the common issues kids experience such as: Anxiety, depression, self harm and lack of motivation. Often, typical "teen" and "child" issues such as acting out, parent child conflict, academic issues and social difficulties can be addressed within as little as 5 sessions.
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Alexandra Fassi
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Offers online therapy
Our world is a bit chaotic right now, the covid-19 global pandemic has triggered a lot of grief and loss. Some teens didn't get a prom or high school graduation, families have lost their sources of income, adult children have been unable to spend time with their aging parents. Parents have lost their village and are struggling to meet their children's needs by themselves. And still, depression keeps creeping in, anxiety seems to be increasing, relationships are still struggling. You are not alone in this, I see you, I know you are in pain and I'm here to help you access your strengths and gain insight in this uncertain time.
(619) 618-0659
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Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Offers online therapy
Our world is a bit chaotic right now, the covid-19 global pandemic has triggered a lot of grief and loss. Some teens didn't get a prom or high school graduation, families have lost their sources of income, adult children have been unable to spend time with their aging parents. Parents have lost their village and are struggling to meet their children's needs by themselves. And still, depression keeps creeping in, anxiety seems to be increasing, relationships are still struggling. You are not alone in this, I see you, I know you are in pain and I'm here to help you access your strengths and gain insight in this uncertain time.
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Jaleh Ghobadi
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Offers online therapy
I believe at the core of much of our struggles and pain is the need to be more aware of our feelings which directly impacts our decision making and the subsequent actions that we take. I have spent the last 20 years working with adults and children/teens in hospital, community and school settings. Especially under the current backdrop of social, emotional and financial unrest; feelings of depression, anxiety, anger and feeling out of control can often be familiar. This is a most trying time for our children and adults/parents that are trying to navigate their livelihoods and often feeling the need to be all things for all people.
(657) 317-7684
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Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
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I believe at the core of much of our struggles and pain is the need to be more aware of our feelings which directly impacts our decision making and the subsequent actions that we take. I have spent the last 20 years working with adults and children/teens in hospital, community and school settings. Especially under the current backdrop of social, emotional and financial unrest; feelings of depression, anxiety, anger and feeling out of control can often be familiar. This is a most trying time for our children and adults/parents that are trying to navigate their livelihoods and often feeling the need to be all things for all people.
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Melissa Wright
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Offers online therapy
I am a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist specializing in individual, couples, and group therapy, focusing on postpartum mood and anxiety disorders, trauma, grief & loss, and infertility. I maintain a private practice in Aliso Viejo, CA. I have a non-judgmental and compassionate, yet direct, approach. I specialize in women's issues, mood disorders, personality disorders, and grief & loss. I will provide you with emotional support and coping skills. We all have the strength within us to move toward a healthier, happier, and more fulfilled life, but we need the tools to get there.
(949) 482-4372
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Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
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I am a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist specializing in individual, couples, and group therapy, focusing on postpartum mood and anxiety disorders, trauma, grief & loss, and infertility. I maintain a private practice in Aliso Viejo, CA. I have a non-judgmental and compassionate, yet direct, approach. I specialize in women's issues, mood disorders, personality disorders, and grief & loss. I will provide you with emotional support and coping skills. We all have the strength within us to move toward a healthier, happier, and more fulfilled life, but we need the tools to get there.

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