Brian Olsen
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, MFT Verified
Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
If you're in the midst of a crisis, feeling overwhelmed, or stuck in the same pattern of hurts, habits, and hang ups - I can help. Change is possible. There is hope. You don't have to go through it alone not knowing what to do. In my practice I see couples, individuals, and teens. I help couples improve communication and end old patterns of disappointment, criticism, and withdrawal. I meet with men and women and work though a variety of issues especially: anxiety, hopelessness, stress, grief and loss, addictions.
(714) 598-2612
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Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
If you're in the midst of a crisis, feeling overwhelmed, or stuck in the same pattern of hurts, habits, and hang ups - I can help. Change is possible. There is hope. You don't have to go through it alone not knowing what to do. In my practice I see couples, individuals, and teens. I help couples improve communication and end old patterns of disappointment, criticism, and withdrawal. I meet with men and women and work though a variety of issues especially: anxiety, hopelessness, stress, grief and loss, addictions.
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Psychological Testing & Evaluations - Dr. Dean
Psychologist, PsyD, QME, Author Verified
Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Offers online therapy
I'm Dr. Dean Leav, licensed psychologist and qualified medical evaluator (QME). I've been featured on NBC, KCAL, HLN, 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) 694-3836
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Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
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I'm Dr. Dean Leav, licensed psychologist and qualified medical evaluator (QME). I've been featured on NBC, KCAL, HLN, 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.
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Patrick Aleknavicius
Psychologist, PsyD, LP Verified
Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Offers online therapy
I am a firm believer in thorough evaluation early on in the therapy process. I frequently use my expertise in psychological testing to assist in this diagnostic process to ensure the most effective and appropriate treatments are used. While the human condition allows for great challenges and pain, it also allows for miraculous opportunities for healing and growth. Therapy is a collaborative relationship. I focus treatment on a combination of providing information, skill building, and evidence based treatments. Being tech-interested also helps me connect with younger clients, and bridge the gap of resistance to change or getting help.
(866) 660-5367
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Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Offers online therapy
I am a firm believer in thorough evaluation early on in the therapy process. I frequently use my expertise in psychological testing to assist in this diagnostic process to ensure the most effective and appropriate treatments are used. While the human condition allows for great challenges and pain, it also allows for miraculous opportunities for healing and growth. Therapy is a collaborative relationship. I focus treatment on a combination of providing information, skill building, and evidence based treatments. Being tech-interested also helps me connect with younger clients, and bridge the gap of resistance to change or getting help.
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Psychological Testing & Evaluations - Dr. Dean
Psychologist, PsyD, QME, Author Verified
Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Offers online therapy
I'm Dr. Dean Leav, licensed psychologist and qualified medical evaluator (QME). I've been featured on NBC, KCAL, HLN, 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) 328-6161
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Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Offers online therapy
I'm Dr. Dean Leav, licensed psychologist and qualified medical evaluator (QME). I've been featured on NBC, KCAL, HLN, 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.
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Julie Wilnier
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, CA 92607
I have been in private practice in since 2006, providing assessment and therapeutic services to children, adolescents, and adults of Orange County. Is someone in your family… Easily distracted? Restless? Struggling with academics? Losing concentration? Struggling to follow through with tasks? Falling behind at school or work? Having difficulty listening? Struggling with appropriate behavior? Experiencing test/school anxiety? Complaining of boredom? Experiencing emotional conflicts? Or struggling with peer/family issues? Let me help you get to the bottom of the issue, not just label it. I offer comprehensive psychological services to meet your needs.
(949) 391-4791
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Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, CA 92607
I have been in private practice in since 2006, providing assessment and therapeutic services to children, adolescents, and adults of Orange County. Is someone in your family… Easily distracted? Restless? Struggling with academics? Losing concentration? Struggling to follow through with tasks? Falling behind at school or work? Having difficulty listening? Struggling with appropriate behavior? Experiencing test/school anxiety? Complaining of boredom? Experiencing emotional conflicts? Or struggling with peer/family issues? Let me help you get to the bottom of the issue, not just label it. I offer comprehensive psychological services to meet your needs.
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Sheryl E Woodhouse
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Offers online therapy
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(949) 212-6228
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Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
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Arlene O'Connor
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, CA 92607
Offers online therapy
Sometimes sadness, loneliness or constant arguments make it very difficult to imagine life could be enjoyable again. But it can be...it has to! And often, it is the small changes that make big differences. Let me help you! I have been counseling individuals, couples and families in distress since 1994. I am a licensed Psychologist dedicated to helping people live more intentional and enjoyable lives. I practice with integrity and professionalism, providing my patients with the best care in a comfortable and tranquil setting. Knowledge, Compassion and Respect are pillars of my practice. Welcome!
(949) 207-3932
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Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, CA 92607
Offers online therapy
Sometimes sadness, loneliness or constant arguments make it very difficult to imagine life could be enjoyable again. But it can be...it has to! And often, it is the small changes that make big differences. Let me help you! I have been counseling individuals, couples and families in distress since 1994. I am a licensed Psychologist dedicated to helping people live more intentional and enjoyable lives. I practice with integrity and professionalism, providing my patients with the best care in a comfortable and tranquil setting. Knowledge, Compassion and Respect are pillars of my practice. Welcome!
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Sandi Fontana
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
If you want to create change with your current life circumstances and/or interpersonal relationships, therapy is an excellent place to start. Do you need help removing barriers that prevent you from fully enjoying your personal or professional life? Are your relationships suffering because of your avoidance or addiction? By exploring behavioral patterns and working collaboratively, we can uncover hidden potential for living a more satisfying life. By providing a safe and trusting environment, I help my clients gain personal insight by increasing self-awareness and emphasize existing strengths.
(949) 244-7171
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Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
If you want to create change with your current life circumstances and/or interpersonal relationships, therapy is an excellent place to start. Do you need help removing barriers that prevent you from fully enjoying your personal or professional life? Are your relationships suffering because of your avoidance or addiction? By exploring behavioral patterns and working collaboratively, we can uncover hidden potential for living a more satisfying life. By providing a safe and trusting environment, I help my clients gain personal insight by increasing self-awareness and emphasize existing strengths.
Carla Naragon
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Offers online therapy
I specialize in helping adult survivors of sexually related trauma, child abuse, and other traumatic experiences, overcome their painful past (no matter how long ago it happened). While it's true that we cannot undo history, it's also true that you don't have to stay stuck living in the past. There is a path you can take to reach that beautiful light at the end of the tunnel. If you let me, I'll help you find the strength, wisdom and courage to find it, walk it, and transform your life.
(714) 978-4857
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Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
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I specialize in helping adult survivors of sexually related trauma, child abuse, and other traumatic experiences, overcome their painful past (no matter how long ago it happened). While it's true that we cannot undo history, it's also true that you don't have to stay stuck living in the past. There is a path you can take to reach that beautiful light at the end of the tunnel. If you let me, I'll help you find the strength, wisdom and courage to find it, walk it, and transform your life.
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Margaret A Creek
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, ATR-BC Verified
Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Offers online therapy
Art Therapy in Orange County: Children, families, and adults throughout Orange County benefit from art therapy as a non-threatening form of counseling. Absolutely no art experience or ability is needed. Art therapy is a form of psychotherapy that uses art supplies, images and the creative process as additional tools to express thoughts & feelings and to resolve conflicts and confusions. You and I will work together to create goals that focus on your specific needs. Needs often addressed include reducing behavior problems, fears & anxiety, overcoming large and small traumas, improving social skills & self awareness, and lowering stress.
(949) 505-5071
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Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
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Art Therapy in Orange County: Children, families, and adults throughout Orange County benefit from art therapy as a non-threatening form of counseling. Absolutely no art experience or ability is needed. Art therapy is a form of psychotherapy that uses art supplies, images and the creative process as additional tools to express thoughts & feelings and to resolve conflicts and confusions. You and I will work together to create goals that focus on your specific needs. Needs often addressed include reducing behavior problems, fears & anxiety, overcoming large and small traumas, improving social skills & self awareness, and lowering stress.
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Katlyn Williams
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, CA 92607
Offers online therapy
Life is challenging and it can be difficult trying to navigate the ups and downs of life without support. It can feel overwhelming and hopeless especially when you, your child and/or family is struggling. You are not alone. As a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist I provide a safe place for children, families, and individuals to work through all of the emotions experienced through out life's challenges.
(949) 284-0824
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Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, CA 92607
Offers online therapy
Life is challenging and it can be difficult trying to navigate the ups and downs of life without support. It can feel overwhelming and hopeless especially when you, your child and/or family is struggling. You are not alone. As a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist I provide a safe place for children, families, and individuals to work through all of the emotions experienced through out life's challenges.
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Samar Tehrani, Helix Counseling Services
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, MEd, CATCIV
Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Offers online therapy
Helping you find your path, your reasons, and desires are the focus of my treatment approach. I believe treatment is a path and together we can walk along your discoveries to recover from addiction, that is my commitment to you. I have extensive experience in addiction counseling/co-occurring disorders. I believe in the disease model of addiction and the family model, and recognize that by strengthening the family structure, families live healthier lives. I also recognize that addictions can be a learned behavior which can be controlled. For that, I view the 12 step model as support for treatment.
(571) 446-4468
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Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
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Helping you find your path, your reasons, and desires are the focus of my treatment approach. I believe treatment is a path and together we can walk along your discoveries to recover from addiction, that is my commitment to you. I have extensive experience in addiction counseling/co-occurring disorders. I believe in the disease model of addiction and the family model, and recognize that by strengthening the family structure, families live healthier lives. I also recognize that addictions can be a learned behavior which can be controlled. For that, I view the 12 step model as support for treatment.
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Linda Cleveland-O'Keefe
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, CA 92607
Offers online therapy
Do you wonder what stops you from having a more fulfilling life and more satisfying relationships? You can change your life and relationships to what you want them to be. I use evidence based (research validated) methods of psychotherapy to help you identify what you want out of life and make the changes necessary to create that life. I will help you uncover your strengths and use them to live a more authentic and joyful life. I specialize in using Parent Child Interaction, Cognitive Behavioral , Attachment, Mindfulness, Family Systems and Functional Family Therapies, dependent on your needs.
(949) 436-6916
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Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, CA 92607
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Do you wonder what stops you from having a more fulfilling life and more satisfying relationships? You can change your life and relationships to what you want them to be. I use evidence based (research validated) methods of psychotherapy to help you identify what you want out of life and make the changes necessary to create that life. I will help you uncover your strengths and use them to live a more authentic and joyful life. I specialize in using Parent Child Interaction, Cognitive Behavioral , Attachment, Mindfulness, Family Systems and Functional Family Therapies, dependent on your needs.
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Marissa F. DeFeo
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, CA 92607
Offers online therapy
My goal as a therapist is to assist you on your journey of self-awareness and personal discovery. I like to take a here-and-now approach during therapy and I also believe that understanding your present and being able to be fully aware of your thoughts and actions in the moment will help unlock and uncover unresolved issues from your past. I strongly believe in the concept of subjective reality. I enjoy working with a wide variety of clientele and have a special interest in working with adolescent females, and individuals and couples in areas of sexual intimacy.
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Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, CA 92607
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My goal as a therapist is to assist you on your journey of self-awareness and personal discovery. I like to take a here-and-now approach during therapy and I also believe that understanding your present and being able to be fully aware of your thoughts and actions in the moment will help unlock and uncover unresolved issues from your past. I strongly believe in the concept of subjective reality. I enjoy working with a wide variety of clientele and have a special interest in working with adolescent females, and individuals and couples in areas of sexual intimacy.
Michelle Fehlman
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT, LPCC Verified
Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, CA 92607
Is your unconscious decision-making getting in the way of the life you want and leading you to repeat the same patterns over and over again! Therapy can guide you in uncovering these internal processes and relational patterns, and lead you on a journey of discovery of how they influence and impact your understanding of self and how you relate to others. Whether you engage in therapy as an individual, couple, or family, there is unlimited potential to increase self-awareness, gain deeper understanding, build deeper connections and create more meaningful relationships.
(949) 799-3566
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Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, CA 92607
Is your unconscious decision-making getting in the way of the life you want and leading you to repeat the same patterns over and over again! Therapy can guide you in uncovering these internal processes and relational patterns, and lead you on a journey of discovery of how they influence and impact your understanding of self and how you relate to others. Whether you engage in therapy as an individual, couple, or family, there is unlimited potential to increase self-awareness, gain deeper understanding, build deeper connections and create more meaningful relationships.
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Mary Herzog
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
I am a licensed psychologist whose research and practice in dance, education, and psychology support my innovative use of the most effective and empirically based treatment strategies. From your first appointment, my goal is to help you figure out your current obstacles and how to get past them. I will listen carefully to your concerns, ask a few questions and then try to provide an accurate and compassionate summary of my understanding of your situation. I will offer some treatment options and give you a sense of how we might work together so you can move forward in your life.
(949) 910-9344
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Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
I am a licensed psychologist whose research and practice in dance, education, and psychology support my innovative use of the most effective and empirically based treatment strategies. From your first appointment, my goal is to help you figure out your current obstacles and how to get past them. I will listen carefully to your concerns, ask a few questions and then try to provide an accurate and compassionate summary of my understanding of your situation. I will offer some treatment options and give you a sense of how we might work together so you can move forward in your life.
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Alisa Gibney
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Offers online therapy
The families of South Orange County are under tremendous pressures; the stress can be compounded by those facing the challenges of a teen demonstrating behavioral or emotional issues. At times, the behavior of your teen may be so disruptive and worrisome that it risks the health and normal functioning of not only your teen, but your entire family. At times like this, you may benefit from partnering with me to guide you through a specialized adolescent assessment and determine necessary treatment for your child.
(949) 484-0951
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Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Offers online therapy
The families of South Orange County are under tremendous pressures; the stress can be compounded by those facing the challenges of a teen demonstrating behavioral or emotional issues. At times, the behavior of your teen may be so disruptive and worrisome that it risks the health and normal functioning of not only your teen, but your entire family. At times like this, you may benefit from partnering with me to guide you through a specialized adolescent assessment and determine necessary treatment for your child.
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Healing Arts Center
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
My ideal clients are adult victims of the repercussions of childhood trauma, war veterans, work stress issues, end of life, relational problems. I work especially well with men in retirement and those caught in the fight/ flight/ freeze response that shuts down their limbic system resulting in physical illness, anger/ dispare, dysfunctional memories, insomnia, dissociation and gross negative thinking. I focus particularly on working with men of all ages. Those who get caught in male stereotypes hide their pain and hurt resulting in loneliness, addiction especially men experiencing allenation from families, work in later life.
(949) 528-4843
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Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
My ideal clients are adult victims of the repercussions of childhood trauma, war veterans, work stress issues, end of life, relational problems. I work especially well with men in retirement and those caught in the fight/ flight/ freeze response that shuts down their limbic system resulting in physical illness, anger/ dispare, dysfunctional memories, insomnia, dissociation and gross negative thinking. I focus particularly on working with men of all ages. Those who get caught in male stereotypes hide their pain and hurt resulting in loneliness, addiction especially men experiencing allenation from families, work in later life.
Serena Mccormick
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MS, AMFT Verified
Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, CA 92607
Offers online therapy
In a time of social distancing, one thing is for certain: you do NOT have to face anxiety, fears, or uncertainty alone. I am here to offer a voice of calm and peace during this time of unrest. I work with individuals as well as couples and children. For Individuals: this has been a year of getting us all to our rawest places and biggest fears - the perfect content to bring into a therapy session. For Children: I view myself as an aid to parents who may be feeling strain from this year and need someone to come along side their efforts and provide professional help with whatever your child may be facing. For Couples: see below.
(949) 656-3584
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Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, CA 92607
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In a time of social distancing, one thing is for certain: you do NOT have to face anxiety, fears, or uncertainty alone. I am here to offer a voice of calm and peace during this time of unrest. I work with individuals as well as couples and children. For Individuals: this has been a year of getting us all to our rawest places and biggest fears - the perfect content to bring into a therapy session. For Children: I view myself as an aid to parents who may be feeling strain from this year and need someone to come along side their efforts and provide professional help with whatever your child may be facing. For Couples: see below.
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Joanna Filidor
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Offers online therapy
Trauma and its aftermath can feel scary, isolating, and overwhelming. It can show up and impact all aspects of life including relationships, self-esteem, school/work, and how you interact with the world around you. Whether you are dealing with PTSD, CPTSD or Dissociative Disorders, you are having to live your life in the midst of many symptoms, many that can feel completely unmanageable. You are not alone. In our work together, you will gain the tools to feel safe, learn new strategies to manage your symptoms, and find ways to move through the pain and trauma to reconnect to an empowered and resilient whole self.
(818) 630-5705
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Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
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Trauma and its aftermath can feel scary, isolating, and overwhelming. It can show up and impact all aspects of life including relationships, self-esteem, school/work, and how you interact with the world around you. Whether you are dealing with PTSD, CPTSD or Dissociative Disorders, you are having to live your life in the midst of many symptoms, many that can feel completely unmanageable. You are not alone. In our work together, you will gain the tools to feel safe, learn new strategies to manage your symptoms, and find ways to move through the pain and trauma to reconnect to an empowered and resilient whole self.

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Depression Therapists
Depressive disorders are characterized by persistent feelings of sadness and worthlessness and a lack of desire to engage in formerly pleasurable activities. Depression is not a passing blue mood, which almost everyone experiences from time to time, but a complex mind/body illness that interferes with everyday functioning. It not only darkens one's outlook, it is commonly marked by sleep problems and changes in energy levels and appetite. It alters the structure and function of nerve cells so that it disrupts the way the brain processes information and interprets experience.

Despite feelings of hopelessness and worthlessness, depression is a treatable condition. It can be treated with psychotherapy by depression therapists in Laguna Niguel. As with many illnesses, the earlier treatment begins, the more effective it can be and the greater the likelihood that recurrence can be prevented.

Psychotherapy addresses the thinking patterns that precipitate depression, and studies show that it prevents recurrence. Drug therapy is often helpful in relieving symptoms, such as severe anxiety, so that people can engage in meaningful psychotherapy.