Nicole Chavez

Psychologist, PsyD

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Nicole Chavez, PsyD, Psychologist in Irvine
(909) 726-7207 Website

Nicole Chavez

Psychologist, PsyD


Location

2081 Business Center Drive
Suite 245
Irvine, California 92612
(909) 726-7207

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Dr. Chavez is a licensed clinical psychologist, registered play therapist, and has specialized training in maternal mental health. Dr. Chavez has been providing therapeutic and supportive services to children, adolescents, parents, and families for the past seven years. She is also skilled in early assessment and diagnosis of prenatal and perinatal mood disorders and childhood mental health disorders. She strongly believes in prevention and early intervention in order to maintain individual well-being, to promote healthy family relationships, and to facilitate positive bonding and attachment between the child and caregiver.

She, herself, is a mother and has personal experience with and understanding of the inherent joys and struggles of motherhood. Dr. Chavez is dedicated to providing quality services and personalized care to each and every one of her clients.

Dr. Chavez offers individual, family, and group therapy services, as well as a full range of psychological testing for children, adolescents, and adults.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 8 Years
  • School: Argosy University
  • Year Graduated: 2010
  • License and State: PSY24982 California

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $150 - $180
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
Pay By: Cash, Check
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Anthem
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Out of Network PPO
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: UCSD Extension Program / Certificate in Play Therapy
  • Certificate Date: 2011

Nicole Chavez's Groups

Postpartum Wellness and Support Group

Is parenthood not exactly what you expected? Are you having more difficulties than you thought you would? If you are feeling sad, anxious, angry or irritable after the arrival of a new baby group therapy can be helpful. Come and connect with other mothers and gain a better understanding of the emotional changes following birth and coping strategies for managing these emotions and the challenges of a new baby.

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Parenting the Difficult Child

Do you have a difficult or non-compliant child at home? Are you looking to build a better relationship with your child? Come and join us for a 10 week evidence based parenting group. This group will help you better understand your child’s emotions and behaviors. reduce or eliminate problem behaviors, strengthen your relationship with your child, help your child develop responsibility and self control, and increase your child’s self-esteem and self-confidence. This group is geared for parents of children ages 3 to 10.

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Navigating Pregnancy and Beyond

Throughout pregnancy we are taught how to bring baby safely into the world and how to care for our newborn baby, but what about how to take care of ourselves during this time? This group focuses on developing coping skills and support systems in order to take care of yourself during your pregnancy and the postpartum periods. Come learn about infant development, dispelling the myths of motherhood, gain a better understanding of the emotional changes during pregnancy and the postpartum periods, including understanding Postpartum Depression and reducing your risk for depression and anxiety after the birth of a child.

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Location

2081 Business Center Drive
Suite 245
Irvine, California 92612
(909) 726-7207

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

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Specialties
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Parenting
  • Family Conflict
Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Grief
  • Maternal Mental Health/Depressoin
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Trauma and PTSD
Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders

Client Focus

Age
  • Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Family / Marital
  • Play Therapy
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Sandplay
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group

Links

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Professional Connections

Specializes in Child Therapy
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Valerie Barrows, MS, LMFT
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Last Modified: 29 Jan 2018
Nicole Chavez, PsyD, Psychologist in Irvine

Nicole Chavez

Psychologist, PsyD