Deren Mikels

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW

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Deren Mikels

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW

Verified by Psychology Today

Location

Deren Mikels, LCSW
5015 Canyon Crest Drive
Suite 102
Riverside, CA 92507
(951) 821-4552
Offers online therapy

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Announcement icon I am still open for in person appointments. I also offer telehealth video sessions and am vaccinated. I also have bilingual staff.

About

DEREN MIKELS, LCSW Empowering People to Achieve Their Potential - I have been providing counseling for over 23 years and my private practice has been open in Riverside, CA for the past 19 years. I believe in providing supportive counseling in a non-judgmental environment in which my clients can reach their full potential. I take an open-minded approach to client wellness and consider the client's work life, family traditions, cultural and spiritual beliefs, and sexual identity. I am confident I can help with any issue and have extensive experience with adults, teenagers and children.
I have strong background in Family Court and enjoy working with families. I do family reunification therapy I am able to help others live a productive fulfilling life. My practice includes working with Domestic Violence, PTSD, Substance Abuse, Depression, ADHD, Anxiety, Marriage Counseling, Divorce Recovery, Sexual Abuse, Co-Parenting and Custody Issues.
Working with athletes to help them maximize their potential is also a passion of mine.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $120 - $150
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Paypal, Venmo, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Inland Empire Health Plan
  • Medi-Cal
  • Medicaid
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 20 Years
  • License: California / 20881
  • School: California State University, San Bernardino
  • Year Graduated: 1996

Deren Mikels's Groups

Co-Parenting Classes

I do Co-Parenting Classes with the two parents. I try to help people parent in a similar manner to make it less confusing for the child or children. The goal of the class is to resolve family court matters in a positive and quick manner to benefit all parties involved.

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Family Reunification Therapy

Helping families reunite despite having custody conflict. I am child focussed. I work hard to assist families is sharing custody in a safe and realistic manner.

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Location

Deren Mikels, LCSW
5015 Canyon Crest Drive
Suite 102
Riverside, CA 92507
(951) 821-4552
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Anxiety
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Adoption
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality (BPD)
  • Career Counseling
  • Child
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Education and Learning Disabilities
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Gambling
  • Grief
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Internet Addiction
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Narcissistic Personality (NPD)
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance (ODD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spanish speaking Staff available
  • Sports Performance
  • Sports psychology
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Teen Violence
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Weight Loss
Mental Health
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Asian
I also speak: Spanish Speaking Staff and Spanish
Faith: Christian
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Toddler
Communities
  • Aviation Professionals
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Cancer
  • Gay Allied
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Immuno-disorders
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Little Person Allied
  • Non-Binary Allied
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Queer Allied
  • Sex Worker Allied
  • Single Mother
  • Transgender Allied
  • Vegan Allied
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Christian Counseling
  • Clinical Supervision and Licensed Supervisors
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Gestalt
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Narrative
  • Play Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Reality Therapy
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Trauma Focused
  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

Links

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Last Modified: 7 Dec 2021
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Deren Mikels

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW