Therapists in Mission Viejo, CA

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Farbod Khalafi
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, LMFT
Verified
Mission Viejo, CA 92691  (Online Only)
My goal as a therapist is to create a supportive space where my clients can be brave with their feelings and be the best version of themselves. I approach therapy compassionately and collaboratively to guide my clients through the challenges they face. Whether you want to heal from your past, support for your present, or hope for the future I can gladly help!
My goal as a therapist is to create a supportive space where my clients can be brave with their feelings and be the best version of themselves. I approach therapy compassionately and collaboratively to guide my clients through the challenges they face. Whether you want to heal from your past, support for your present, or hope for the future I can gladly help!
(657) 301-3398 View (657) 301-3398
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Lisa Phillips
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
1 Endorsed
Mission Viejo, CA 92675
Time to make a change? I am here to help. I practice Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), which focuses on teaching coping skills and solving problems, and has been demonstrated by research to be highly effective in producing results. My specialties are anxiety, OCD, and depression, but I have experience successfully treating most problems. In addition to teaching how to resolve and manage problems, I focus on improving overall quality of life by increasing happiness and meaningfulness. I work with all ages - children, adolescents, adults, and families. I love my work and I am very dedicated to seeing my clients improve!
Time to make a change? I am here to help. I practice Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), which focuses on teaching coping skills and solving problems, and has been demonstrated by research to be highly effective in producing results. My specialties are anxiety, OCD, and depression, but I have experience successfully treating most problems. In addition to teaching how to resolve and manage problems, I focus on improving overall quality of life by increasing happiness and meaningfulness. I work with all ages - children, adolescents, adults, and families. I love my work and I am very dedicated to seeing my clients improve!
(949) 354-3561 View (949) 354-3561
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Gail Harris
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT, EMDR
Verified
1 Endorsed
Mission Viejo, CA 92690
Are you experiencing some challenges in your life, my goal as your therapist is to help you work through these obstacles. I enjoy and have 15 years of clinical experience helping individuals and families achieve their goals. I work with a variety of issues and accept most insurance plans. I am a results oriented therapist, and the majority of my clients significantly improve in less than 8 visits.
Are you experiencing some challenges in your life, my goal as your therapist is to help you work through these obstacles. I enjoy and have 15 years of clinical experience helping individuals and families achieve their goals. I work with a variety of issues and accept most insurance plans. I am a results oriented therapist, and the majority of my clients significantly improve in less than 8 visits.
(949) 558-2436 View (949) 558-2436
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Karen Marley
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Not accepting new clients
Everyone experiences challenging times in their lives and occasional conflict in their relationships. Sometimes we are not able to work through these problems on our own and feel, although we have tried everything, we are stuck. Here's where I can help.
Everyone experiences challenging times in their lives and occasional conflict in their relationships. Sometimes we are not able to work through these problems on our own and feel, although we have tried everything, we are stuck. Here's where I can help.
(949) 558-2090 View (949) 558-2090
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Stephen Michael Guidi
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
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.
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 View (949) 305-8597
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Janis M Corbin
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
I provide professional, caring psychoanalytic oriented psychotherapy with a focus on understanding an individual's experiences, values, beliefs and how these are connected to present day behaviors, relationships, and ongoing life experiences. I view psychotherapy/psychoanalysis as a life process involving a person's mental, physical, emotional, environmental, spiritual and dream experiences. I regard each of my clients with a genuine interest and respect. During our work we will generate insights, create an atmosphere for learning, establish potential life goals, process and work through challenging and painful memories, and be more fully present in everyday life situations. I enjoy working with individuals, couples, and teens.
I provide professional, caring psychoanalytic oriented psychotherapy with a focus on understanding an individual's experiences, values, beliefs and how these are connected to present day behaviors, relationships, and ongoing life experiences. I view psychotherapy/psychoanalysis as a life process involving a person's mental, physical, emotional, environmental, spiritual and dream experiences. I regard each of my clients with a genuine interest and respect. During our work we will generate insights, create an atmosphere for learning, establish potential life goals, process and work through challenging and painful memories, and be more fully present in everyday life situations. I enjoy working with individuals, couples, and teens.
(949) 216-8780 View (949) 216-8780
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Elizabeth M Domingos-Shepard
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified
2 Endorsed
Mission Viejo, CA 92691  (Online Only)
Welcome! Therapy can be a safe place to explore your fears and worries, and also a place where you can learn new coping strategies, while finding hope and healing. Many of us have wounds from the past and often, new traumas can trigger those wounds to re-emerge. However, living the life you deserve is possible. I believe in the power of the human spirit and that it moves us towards healing. In therapy, you can find your way back to our path or create a new one. I see clients only via teletherapy.
Welcome! Therapy can be a safe place to explore your fears and worries, and also a place where you can learn new coping strategies, while finding hope and healing. Many of us have wounds from the past and often, new traumas can trigger those wounds to re-emerge. However, living the life you deserve is possible. I believe in the power of the human spirit and that it moves us towards healing. In therapy, you can find your way back to our path or create a new one. I see clients only via teletherapy.
(714) 710-1821 View (714) 710-1821
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Mario D'Aliesio
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, CCS, ADC-II
Verified
3 Endorsed
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
Not accepting new clients
I have more than twenty years of experience in the field of psychotherapy and treating addiction. My passion for service has led me to work with active duty military, veterans, teens, couples, and individuals who are seeking balance and healing. My unique experience and talents have crafted me as an expert in identifying and treating PTSD, oppositional defiance disorder, and substance use disorders, including pathological gambling and sexual compulsivity. I have held positions as the Division Head of the Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Program at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton and Branch Head for Behavioral Health with Marine Family Programs Camp Pendleton.
I have more than twenty years of experience in the field of psychotherapy and treating addiction. My passion for service has led me to work with active duty military, veterans, teens, couples, and individuals who are seeking balance and healing. My unique experience and talents have crafted me as an expert in identifying and treating PTSD, oppositional defiance disorder, and substance use disorders, including pathological gambling and sexual compulsivity. I have held positions as the Division Head of the Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Program at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton and Branch Head for Behavioral Health with Marine Family Programs Camp Pendleton.
(949) 344-2422 View (949) 344-2422
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Cheryl Pitts
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, BCD
Verified
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
Are you tired of "being sick and tired"? Do you need to break unhealthy habits? It is time to take control. Deal with the issues that cause you to feel depressed, anxious, angry and stuck in unhealthy relationships. Stop blaming others, beating yourself up and sabotaging yourself. Stop feeling guilty and recalling mistakes you have made. Love yourself and be the best person you can be. Improve your self-confidence, your self -esteem and your relationships. It is time for you to decide " What do you want to do with your life"? You can be transformed and re-newed.
Are you tired of "being sick and tired"? Do you need to break unhealthy habits? It is time to take control. Deal with the issues that cause you to feel depressed, anxious, angry and stuck in unhealthy relationships. Stop blaming others, beating yourself up and sabotaging yourself. Stop feeling guilty and recalling mistakes you have made. Love yourself and be the best person you can be. Improve your self-confidence, your self -esteem and your relationships. It is time for you to decide " What do you want to do with your life"? You can be transformed and re-newed.
(949) 461-1233 View (949) 461-1233
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New Flight Counseling: Audrey Grider, MS, LMFT
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT, EMDR
Verified
5 Endorsed
Mission Viejo, CA 92692  (Online Only)
As an artist, I understand what it can be like to have creative blocks or feelings of disconnection from your spiritual path. My practice is focused on people who have lost their direction in life, and hope to regain a sense of Self at a deep Soul level. Past or present trauma may be the source of these challenges, showing up as anxiety, depression, grief, anger or hurt. You may have a negative view of yourself, and this can impact your creativity & relationships. Many times, these feelings originated in childhood. I am certified in EMDR, and approach therapy holistically to honor your mind, body, spirit, emotions, & relationships.
As an artist, I understand what it can be like to have creative blocks or feelings of disconnection from your spiritual path. My practice is focused on people who have lost their direction in life, and hope to regain a sense of Self at a deep Soul level. Past or present trauma may be the source of these challenges, showing up as anxiety, depression, grief, anger or hurt. You may have a negative view of yourself, and this can impact your creativity & relationships. Many times, these feelings originated in childhood. I am certified in EMDR, and approach therapy holistically to honor your mind, body, spirit, emotions, & relationships.
(949) 793-9264 View (949) 793-9264
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Ladera Ranch therapy
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
I believe the area that I am best suited in treating is the addictive mind. Assisting in changing the way that you perceive problems and engaging you in the importance and meaning of what you are experiencing. Making meaning of our suffering and losses is most important. I view most issues presented by my clients as traumatic, accompanied with shock, struggling to make sense of what is happening. Whether it be a divorce, a death, or a change of circumstance we are required to 'change'. Developing flexabilty, humor and courage for life is my goal in our work.
I believe the area that I am best suited in treating is the addictive mind. Assisting in changing the way that you perceive problems and engaging you in the importance and meaning of what you are experiencing. Making meaning of our suffering and losses is most important. I view most issues presented by my clients as traumatic, accompanied with shock, struggling to make sense of what is happening. Whether it be a divorce, a death, or a change of circumstance we are required to 'change'. Developing flexabilty, humor and courage for life is my goal in our work.
(949) 776-5158 View (949) 776-5158
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Matt Lehman
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
1 Endorsed
Mission Viejo, CA 92675
Not accepting new clients
I have worked as a mental health practitioner for over 10 years. I began my career working with adolescents with substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health needs in an inpatient treatment setting. I continued working with a variety of populations including homeless and at-risk families with children with mental health disorders. In 2013 I was an intern at the Orange County Health Care Agency's Anaheim clinic for the severely and persistently mentally ill, where I provided case management services, conducted crisis intervention services and behavioral health assessments both in the clinic and while in the field.
I have worked as a mental health practitioner for over 10 years. I began my career working with adolescents with substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health needs in an inpatient treatment setting. I continued working with a variety of populations including homeless and at-risk families with children with mental health disorders. In 2013 I was an intern at the Orange County Health Care Agency's Anaheim clinic for the severely and persistently mentally ill, where I provided case management services, conducted crisis intervention services and behavioral health assessments both in the clinic and while in the field.
(714) 759-5272 View (714) 759-5272
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Kevin D Larkin
Marriage & Family Therapist, RN, MA
Verified
Mission Viejo, CA 92675  (Online Only)
I understand - and appreciate - how difficult the process of choosing a therapist can be. When trying to make this decision there is something in life that is painful. We hurt, feel vulnerable, and finding the right "fit" is essential. I believe that therapy is a powerful opportunity to exam what is, or is not, working in our lives and that everyone has the capacity to meet the challenges and struggles life will inevitably bring. If you are seeking a compassionate listener who will non-judgmentally assist you in making sense of life, I am the therapist you are looking for.
I understand - and appreciate - how difficult the process of choosing a therapist can be. When trying to make this decision there is something in life that is painful. We hurt, feel vulnerable, and finding the right "fit" is essential. I believe that therapy is a powerful opportunity to exam what is, or is not, working in our lives and that everyone has the capacity to meet the challenges and struggles life will inevitably bring. If you are seeking a compassionate listener who will non-judgmentally assist you in making sense of life, I am the therapist you are looking for.
(808) 215-4257 View (808) 215-4257
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Stuart Kirschbaum
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Not accepting new clients
In practice 30 years, I am a licensed psychologist practicing in Irvine. I work mainly with adults and older teens providing individual 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 now conveniently located at MacArthur Boulevard and Jamboree Road.
In practice 30 years, I am a licensed psychologist practicing in Irvine. I work mainly with adults and older teens providing individual 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 now conveniently located at MacArthur Boulevard and Jamboree Road.
(949) 215-2500 View (949) 215-2500
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Marni Reinhardt
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified
Mission Viejo, CA 92691  (Online Only)
Being part of a couple can be challenging. Do you need to improve your communication with your partner? Do you wish for a better emotional and physical connection? Perhaps you are hurting from a betrayal? Parenting styles too different? Or maybe you feel anxious or depressed about something in your life or relationship.
Being part of a couple can be challenging. Do you need to improve your communication with your partner? Do you wish for a better emotional and physical connection? Perhaps you are hurting from a betrayal? Parenting styles too different? Or maybe you feel anxious or depressed about something in your life or relationship.
(949) 682-3744 View (949) 682-3744
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Wendy Purcell
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, CHT
Verified
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
When you are suffering, personally, within your family or in a relationship, I offer therapy that goes beyond just talking about the past. I use an educational and directive Mind/Body/Spirit approach that assesses your current life situation, formulates new goals and gives you tools to use every day. I make therapy comfortable, positive and aim to get results as quickly as possible. I see myself as an active facilitator in a joint process, not an expert-patient relationship. I believe that everyone intrinsically knows what they need, it's my job to assist you on that journey.
When you are suffering, personally, within your family or in a relationship, I offer therapy that goes beyond just talking about the past. I use an educational and directive Mind/Body/Spirit approach that assesses your current life situation, formulates new goals and gives you tools to use every day. I make therapy comfortable, positive and aim to get results as quickly as possible. I see myself as an active facilitator in a joint process, not an expert-patient relationship. I believe that everyone intrinsically knows what they need, it's my job to assist you on that journey.
(949) 244-7246 View (949) 244-7246
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Mary C Pratt
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Mission Viejo, CA 92675
I have been working with individuals and families for over 20 years. I love helping individuals and families feel more competent and happy. Whether it is an issue with your preschooler or communication problems with your teenager, I can help find a solution that everyone can live with.
I have been working with individuals and families for over 20 years. I love helping individuals and families feel more competent and happy. Whether it is an issue with your preschooler or communication problems with your teenager, I can help find a solution that everyone can live with.
(949) 485-4563 View (949) 485-4563
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Sulabha (Su) Abhyankar
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I have 30 years of experience working with trauma, addictions and relationship issues. I am trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitizing and Reprocessing), Psychodrama and Sand tray therapy. I provide individual and group psychotherapy including coping with cancer for patients and families due to my own experience with the devastating effects of cancer on my family. I utilize Breath Work, Guided Imagery and Visualization techniques to build your inner strength to face life's challenges. As a clinician I also want to support my colleagues and I provide Compassion Fatigue Management Workshops
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I have 30 years of experience working with trauma, addictions and relationship issues. I am trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitizing and Reprocessing), Psychodrama and Sand tray therapy. I provide individual and group psychotherapy including coping with cancer for patients and families due to my own experience with the devastating effects of cancer on my family. I utilize Breath Work, Guided Imagery and Visualization techniques to build your inner strength to face life's challenges. As a clinician I also want to support my colleagues and I provide Compassion Fatigue Management Workshops
(949) 478-0192 View (949) 478-0192
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Kristin Bachman
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Dr. Kristin Bachman believes in individualized, client focused care that is designed to fit your life. Kristin has over 10 years of experience and is passionate about providing counseling that encourages her clients to live their best lives yet. Kristin has a PhD in Clinical Psychology who specializes in treating children, adolescents and adults who struggle with grief & loss, anxiety, life transitions including parental divorce and general mental health and wellness. Additionally, Kristin provides both care and psychological testing for ADHD, Learning Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorders and other psychological disorders.
Dr. Kristin Bachman believes in individualized, client focused care that is designed to fit your life. Kristin has over 10 years of experience and is passionate about providing counseling that encourages her clients to live their best lives yet. Kristin has a PhD in Clinical Psychology who specializes in treating children, adolescents and adults who struggle with grief & loss, anxiety, life transitions including parental divorce and general mental health and wellness. Additionally, Kristin provides both care and psychological testing for ADHD, Learning Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorders and other psychological disorders.
(858) 281-4586 View (858) 281-4586
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Leslie Rennick
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Are you feeling stuck? I can help. Raising a family, excelling at your work and maintaining healthy relationships can all be challenging. Sometimes those challenges can result in fulfillment and sometimes they can be so stressful as to make us feel anxious, depressed, sad, angry or uncertain. Therapy can provide perspective and offer new skills to promote positive change. I offer a supportive environment to assist you in working through your life and relationship challenges in order to create more satisfaction and joy in your life. See more details at leslierennick.com.
Are you feeling stuck? I can help. Raising a family, excelling at your work and maintaining healthy relationships can all be challenging. Sometimes those challenges can result in fulfillment and sometimes they can be so stressful as to make us feel anxious, depressed, sad, angry or uncertain. Therapy can provide perspective and offer new skills to promote positive change. I offer a supportive environment to assist you in working through your life and relationship challenges in order to create more satisfaction and joy in your life. See more details at leslierennick.com.
(949) 247-8145 View (949) 247-8145

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Number of Therapists in Mission Viejo, CA

300+

Average cost per session

$175

Therapists in Mission Viejo, CA who prioritize treating:

96% Anxiety
92% Depression
79% Relationship Issues
76% Self Esteem
74% Coping Skills
70% Trauma and PTSD
66% Stress

Average years in practice

13 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

67% Aetna
64% Cigna and Evernorth
63% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in Mission Viejo, CA see their clients

77% In Person and Online
23% Online Only

Gender breakdown

81% Female
19% Male