Psychologist, PhD
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"In practice 25 years, I am a licensed psychologist in Mission Viejo. I work mainly with adults and teens providing individual, family and couples therapy. My therapy style is psychodynamically-oriented so that my treatment goal with most patients is on achieving lasting changes through deeper insight into themselves. My Orange County office is conveniently located at La Paz and Marguerite, across from the Mission Viejo Library."
(949) 215-2500
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"In practice 25 years, I am a licensed psychologist in Mission Viejo. I work mainly with adults and teens providing individual, family and couples therapy. My therapy style is psychodynamically-oriented so that my treatment goal with most patients is on achieving lasting changes through deeper insight into themselves. My Orange County office is conveniently located at La Paz and Marguerite, across from the Mission Viejo Library."
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT
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"Have you been trying to figure out life and relationships? Have your attempts been misunderstood by those you care about the most? I know how that feels, and how difficult it is to navigate.I have been working with clients to overcome issues of marital conflict, motherhood and parenting, self-esteem, trauma, and women's issues for over 5 years. I also have years of experience as a teacher which helps me connect with and understand clients of all ages and backgrounds. I have also completed the renowned method of Gottman Couples Therapy."
(949) 446-1129
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"Have you been trying to figure out life and relationships? Have your attempts been misunderstood by those you care about the most? I know how that feels, and how difficult it is to navigate.I have been working with clients to overcome issues of marital conflict, motherhood and parenting, self-esteem, trauma, and women's issues for over 5 years. I also have years of experience as a teacher which helps me connect with and understand clients of all ages and backgrounds. I have also completed the renowned method of Gottman Couples Therapy."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
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"I help individuals and families affected by abuse, trauma, domestic violence, divorce and separation to overcome these experiences and lead healthy, happy lives. I tailor therapy to meet my clients' individual needs."
(949) 281-7839
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"I help individuals and families affected by abuse, trauma, domestic violence, divorce and separation to overcome these experiences and lead healthy, happy lives. I tailor therapy to meet my clients' individual needs."
Psychologist, PsyD, QME, Author
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"I'm Dr. Dean Leav, licensed psychologist and qualified medical evaluator (QME). I've been featured on NBC, CBS, CNN, and other programs as an expert psychologist. I provide Evaluation Services, including (and not limited to): diagnostics (ADHD, Autism, Learning Dis.), cognitive/neuropsychological evaluations, workers' compensation (QME/AME), immigration-related evaluations, pre-adoption psychological evaluations, parenting/bonding assessments, drug & alcohol evaluations, pre-employment evaluations, and legal/forensics/criminal evaluations. These evaluations may be used to meet eligibility for certain services or accommodations."
(949) 577-8762
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"I'm Dr. Dean Leav, licensed psychologist and qualified medical evaluator (QME). I've been featured on NBC, CBS, CNN, and other programs as an expert psychologist. I provide Evaluation Services, including (and not limited to): diagnostics (ADHD, Autism, Learning Dis.), cognitive/neuropsychological evaluations, workers' compensation (QME/AME), immigration-related evaluations, pre-adoption psychological evaluations, parenting/bonding assessments, drug & alcohol evaluations, pre-employment evaluations, and legal/forensics/criminal evaluations. These evaluations may be used to meet eligibility for certain services or accommodations."
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
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"Welcome! Whatever the reason that you've come to this website, I'm glad you're here. Whether you're facing a crisis or painful issue that is being played out in your present relationships or circumstances, or if you are simply ready to take action in your personal or professional growth, I invite you to work together in taking the next step. I am a Christian and am willing to discuss faith-based issues in the treatment session."
(949) 312-4676
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"Welcome! Whatever the reason that you've come to this website, I'm glad you're here. Whether you're facing a crisis or painful issue that is being played out in your present relationships or circumstances, or if you are simply ready to take action in your personal or professional growth, I invite you to work together in taking the next step. I am a Christian and am willing to discuss faith-based issues in the treatment session."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
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"Hello, my name is Kathleen Mates-Youngman and I am a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Author, National Speaker, and Registered Yoga Teacher. I have a private practice in Mission Viejo, CA, and am available for phone or Skype therapy sessions as well. I specialize in Couples Therapy, Anxiety, Depression, Grief, and Life Transitions. I am the author of "Couples Therapy Workbook: 30 Conversations To Reconnect Relationships," published by Pesi Inc., am a National Speaker for Pesi, educating clinicians about Couples Therapy, conduct "Creating Connection in Your Relationship" workshops for couples independantly, and speak to Graduate students about the therapeutic process."
(949) 347-5872
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"Hello, my name is Kathleen Mates-Youngman and I am a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Author, National Speaker, and Registered Yoga Teacher. I have a private practice in Mission Viejo, CA, and am available for phone or Skype therapy sessions as well. I specialize in Couples Therapy, Anxiety, Depression, Grief, and Life Transitions. I am the author of "Couples Therapy Workbook: 30 Conversations To Reconnect Relationships," published by Pesi Inc., am a National Speaker for Pesi, educating clinicians about Couples Therapy, conduct "Creating Connection in Your Relationship" workshops for couples independantly, and speak to Graduate students about the therapeutic process."
Psychologist, PhD
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"Dr. Baker is the creator and host of the popular Go Friend Your Self Podcast. Check out her episodes on her website www.DrAmberBaker.com to experience what distinguishes Dr. Baker and her practice. She offers specialized experience, warmth, support, ability to connect, creative approach, sense of humor, and love for her work. Her specialties include anxiety, perfectionism, relationship issues and trauma. She also assists individuals with career and life transitions and parenting support. Dr. Baker collaborates with individuals, couples and first-responders in a beautifully designed and comfortable space to create individually tailored sessions aimed at achieving your goals."
(949) 565-4866
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"Dr. Baker is the creator and host of the popular Go Friend Your Self Podcast. Check out her episodes on her website www.DrAmberBaker.com to experience what distinguishes Dr. Baker and her practice. She offers specialized experience, warmth, support, ability to connect, creative approach, sense of humor, and love for her work. Her specialties include anxiety, perfectionism, relationship issues and trauma. She also assists individuals with career and life transitions and parenting support. Dr. Baker collaborates with individuals, couples and first-responders in a beautifully designed and comfortable space to create individually tailored sessions aimed at achieving your goals."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
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"Ms. Bayer is a bilingual (English/Spanish) licensed and experienced therapist who works mostly with adults individually or in couples. Based on her own background as a Latin married to an Anglo, she specializes in working with mixed marriage couples, as well as parenting in a different culture. People who move away from their country of origin experience a series of adjustment issues that may result in specific symptoms such as depression, anxiety, confusion, hurt over loss of identity, family and friends. Addressing them help people adjust and develop resources and coping skills to overcome the changes.She also works with trauma, abuse and grief."
(949) 877-3521
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"Ms. Bayer is a bilingual (English/Spanish) licensed and experienced therapist who works mostly with adults individually or in couples. Based on her own background as a Latin married to an Anglo, she specializes in working with mixed marriage couples, as well as parenting in a different culture. People who move away from their country of origin experience a series of adjustment issues that may result in specific symptoms such as depression, anxiety, confusion, hurt over loss of identity, family and friends. Addressing them help people adjust and develop resources and coping skills to overcome the changes.She also works with trauma, abuse and grief."
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, LPCC, RPT
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"Child, teen, and young adult counseling. My hope is to create a safe place where you and/or someone you love feel comfortable to address the issues that are affecting you and your family. For children, teens, and families, I specialize in addressing behavioral problems/defiance, parents' divorce, depression, suicidal thoughts, ADHD, bullying, self-esteem issues, anxiety, trauma, and educating or supporting parents. It can be hard if your child is shutting you out, but you know something is wrong with them. You're not alone; many parents struggle to know what to say or do to help their child."
(949) 216-8903
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"Child, teen, and young adult counseling. My hope is to create a safe place where you and/or someone you love feel comfortable to address the issues that are affecting you and your family. For children, teens, and families, I specialize in addressing behavioral problems/defiance, parents' divorce, depression, suicidal thoughts, ADHD, bullying, self-esteem issues, anxiety, trauma, and educating or supporting parents. It can be hard if your child is shutting you out, but you know something is wrong with them. You're not alone; many parents struggle to know what to say or do to help their child."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
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"As a licensed therapist, my professional background includes work with disordered eating and addiction. I work with my clients to better understand and heal from the underlying factors that are causing distress and dysfunction. Areas of focus include mindfulness training, self esteem work, and life coaching."
(949) 441-5845
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"As a licensed therapist, my professional background includes work with disordered eating and addiction. I work with my clients to better understand and heal from the underlying factors that are causing distress and dysfunction. Areas of focus include mindfulness training, self esteem work, and life coaching."
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, CIP, CATC
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"Kathy is a nationally certified drug and alcohol interventionist. She is a board registered Interventionist, and a Certified Addictions Treatment Counselor. She has been working in the field of addiction recovery for over fourteen years. Her hands-on experience with addiction has given her the clinical comprehension of what to expect and how to assist you and you're loved one through the transition into recovery. Kathy recognizes that chemical dependency is a debilitating brain disease that attacks an individual and families on all Ievels: physically, emotionally & spiritually. Her goal is to restore hope with care, honesty, and professionalism."
(866) 688-2415
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"Kathy is a nationally certified drug and alcohol interventionist. She is a board registered Interventionist, and a Certified Addictions Treatment Counselor. She has been working in the field of addiction recovery for over fourteen years. Her hands-on experience with addiction has given her the clinical comprehension of what to expect and how to assist you and you're loved one through the transition into recovery. Kathy recognizes that chemical dependency is a debilitating brain disease that attacks an individual and families on all Ievels: physically, emotionally & spiritually. Her goal is to restore hope with care, honesty, and professionalism."
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MS
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"I am passionate about being a caring therapist so that I can help people where it matters. With my genuine empathy to others' emotional states and pain and my ability to conceptualize the complexity of peoples' lives, I provide a knowledgeable, professional, therapeutic caring relationship. Many of us go through life living life from the outside, but inside our hearts we are crying out to be loved and to be heard. I am here to provide a relationship where people can rediscover their hearts and heal from life's wounds. You can confidently choose me because People's Hearts Matter."
(949) 397-2355
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"I am passionate about being a caring therapist so that I can help people where it matters. With my genuine empathy to others' emotional states and pain and my ability to conceptualize the complexity of peoples' lives, I provide a knowledgeable, professional, therapeutic caring relationship. Many of us go through life living life from the outside, but inside our hearts we are crying out to be loved and to be heard. I am here to provide a relationship where people can rediscover their hearts and heal from life's wounds. You can confidently choose me because People's Hearts Matter."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, CH
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""Do you feel stressed and overwhelmed on a daily basis? Does it feel like your mind is working against you? How you feel about yourself and the way you perceive the situations in your life is the key to how happy and successful you are. I can help you decrease the anxiety and depression that creates mental confusion and may be preventing you from creating the life and the relationships that you want. Please check out my website at www.dorinasterntherapy.com for more detailed information about my practice. Weekend and evening appointments are available upon request. Most insurance accepted."
(949) 514-8852
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""Do you feel stressed and overwhelmed on a daily basis? Does it feel like your mind is working against you? How you feel about yourself and the way you perceive the situations in your life is the key to how happy and successful you are. I can help you decrease the anxiety and depression that creates mental confusion and may be preventing you from creating the life and the relationships that you want. Please check out my website at www.dorinasterntherapy.com for more detailed information about my practice. Weekend and evening appointments are available upon request. Most insurance accepted."
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, LPCC, CDAS, EMDR
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"Christy Forrester, and has been published internationally which can be seen on NBC, ABC, and CBS. With nearly 20 years experience, she specializes is addiction, anxiety, and relationship issues. Christy is the therapist to therapists and as trained hundreds of therapists in crisis management, addiction, and evidenced based practices. Currently Christy is taking new clients, so don't miss this opportunity, CALL NOW!"
(949) 541-8037
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"Christy Forrester, and has been published internationally which can be seen on NBC, ABC, and CBS. With nearly 20 years experience, she specializes is addiction, anxiety, and relationship issues. Christy is the therapist to therapists and as trained hundreds of therapists in crisis management, addiction, and evidenced based practices. Currently Christy is taking new clients, so don't miss this opportunity, CALL NOW!"
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, LMFT
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"I am a certified EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) Therapist with a focus on trauma and Post traumatic stress (PTSD) and Performance Enhancement for athletes, performers, and entrepreneurs. Additionally, I treat individuals working to overcome obstacles or are just feeling "stuck." Immediate symptom reduction includes anxiety, depression, repeated patterns of behavior, obsessive & addictive behaviors, lack of focus, insecurities and confidence issues. For some clients conventional talk therapy is extremely effective. For others, a more aggressive approach which is what prompted my EMDR 5 Day Intensive program. This includes 5 consecutive days of on-going EMDR which continues to prove amazing results!"
(213) 465-3481
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"I am a certified EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) Therapist with a focus on trauma and Post traumatic stress (PTSD) and Performance Enhancement for athletes, performers, and entrepreneurs. Additionally, I treat individuals working to overcome obstacles or are just feeling "stuck." Immediate symptom reduction includes anxiety, depression, repeated patterns of behavior, obsessive & addictive behaviors, lack of focus, insecurities and confidence issues. For some clients conventional talk therapy is extremely effective. For others, a more aggressive approach which is what prompted my EMDR 5 Day Intensive program. This includes 5 consecutive days of on-going EMDR which continues to prove amazing results!"
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, LPCC
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"Hello and thank you for stopping by. It is wonderful that you are seeking help. I realize it is also somewhat scary and unnerving to select a therapist. It is important to find someone who specializes in the issues you are facing. More significant, I believe, is having a strong connection with your therapist. To know she or he understands where you are coming from and where you ultimately need to go allows for a satisfying, safe, and beneficial therapeutic experience."
(949) 298-3729
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"Hello and thank you for stopping by. It is wonderful that you are seeking help. I realize it is also somewhat scary and unnerving to select a therapist. It is important to find someone who specializes in the issues you are facing. More significant, I believe, is having a strong connection with your therapist. To know she or he understands where you are coming from and where you ultimately need to go allows for a satisfying, safe, and beneficial therapeutic experience."
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, LMFT, RN, NP
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"Want happiness and inner calm? Want a better quality of life? I'm highly effective at working with clients toward reaching their therapeutic goals. I specialize in helping adults,adolescents,couples and families with depression, anxiety or relational conflict in their lives. In the past I've worked with at risk teens and their families through the PRYDE (Pepperdine Resource Youth Diversional Education) program and the Capistrano School District. I have a master's degree in clinical psychology from Pepperdine University, doctorate in applied clinical psychology from Chicago School of Professional Psychology & OB/GYN nurse practitioner degree from NYU."
(949) 272-1628
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"Want happiness and inner calm? Want a better quality of life? I'm highly effective at working with clients toward reaching their therapeutic goals. I specialize in helping adults,adolescents,couples and families with depression, anxiety or relational conflict in their lives. In the past I've worked with at risk teens and their families through the PRYDE (Pepperdine Resource Youth Diversional Education) program and the Capistrano School District. I have a master's degree in clinical psychology from Pepperdine University, doctorate in applied clinical psychology from Chicago School of Professional Psychology & OB/GYN nurse practitioner degree from NYU."
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA
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"Life brings painful experiences that can pull us away from becoming who we were intended to be. Whatever the source of your pain, there is grace, comfort, and healing for you. I believe in the power of the therapeutic relationship to heal, and in the courage of my clients as they pursue wholeness. I am passionate about creating a safe space for my clients to explore the problems that keep them from being intimately connected with themselves and the people they love. I use a whole person approach; trying to be attentive to the synergy of body, mind, and spirit in the client's experience."
(949) 485-5376
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"Life brings painful experiences that can pull us away from becoming who we were intended to be. Whatever the source of your pain, there is grace, comfort, and healing for you. I believe in the power of the therapeutic relationship to heal, and in the courage of my clients as they pursue wholeness. I am passionate about creating a safe space for my clients to explore the problems that keep them from being intimately connected with themselves and the people they love. I use a whole person approach; trying to be attentive to the synergy of body, mind, and spirit in the client's experience."
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
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"Are your children having difficulties at home or school? Problems with friends? Outbursts? You don't need to continue the struggle! I am a Registered Play Therapist who utilizes play therapy techniques to help children work through behavior issues and trauma. I have a passion for helping families re-establish and maintain equilibrium for a peaceful home environment."
(949) 536-9546
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"Are your children having difficulties at home or school? Problems with friends? Outbursts? You don't need to continue the struggle! I am a Registered Play Therapist who utilizes play therapy techniques to help children work through behavior issues and trauma. I have a passion for helping families re-establish and maintain equilibrium for a peaceful home environment."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
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"Hi, my name is Allison. I specialize in Attachment, Family Systems, Trauma and Adoption with over 25 years of clinical experience helping clients with concerns related to grief/loss, trauma, parenting and relational conflict. Therapy is a collaborative process and my role is to empower you to achieve your goals. My orientation reflects clinical expertise in mental health, child welfare and relational trauma. I strive to create a warm, supportive therapeutic environment where you feel heard and understood."
(949) 438-5965
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"Hi, my name is Allison. I specialize in Attachment, Family Systems, Trauma and Adoption with over 25 years of clinical experience helping clients with concerns related to grief/loss, trauma, parenting and relational conflict. Therapy is a collaborative process and my role is to empower you to achieve your goals. My orientation reflects clinical expertise in mental health, child welfare and relational trauma. I strive to create a warm, supportive therapeutic environment where you feel heard and understood."

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