Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, California 92677
"Evaluations of learning disabilities, ADHD/ADD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, neurological conditions, and accomodations for SAT/ACT/LSAT/MCAT exams comprise the majority of my practice, although I do enjoy providing psychotherapy and counseling to individuals and couples who are in need of treatment as well. I have experience working with clients of all ages, backgrounds, diagnoses, sexual orientations, and cultures, and I tailor my treatment to match the client's needs."
Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
Intellectual Disability
Aetna
(949) 536-7713
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Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
Intellectual Disability
Aetna
"Evaluations of learning disabilities, ADHD/ADD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, neurological conditions, and accomodations for SAT/ACT/LSAT/MCAT exams comprise the majority of my practice, although I do enjoy providing psychotherapy and counseling to individuals and couples who are in need of treatment as well. I have experience working with clients of all ages, backgrounds, diagnoses, sexual orientations, and cultures, and I tailor my treatment to match the client's needs."
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Jennifer Cooper, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Laguna Niguel, California 92677
"The decision to begin therapy is often difficult. Having the right therapist will make all the difference. I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 15 years of experience specializing in the treatment of adults and adolescents. If you are experiencing frustration or loneliness in your relationships or feeling more irritable and depressed in your life, therapy can help. It is helpful to gain a professional perspective and find solutions you may not have otherwise known were there. My personal style is warm and interactive. I use humor when appropriate to help you feel comfortable and create a caring space, without judgment. If you want someone to talk to please call me for a free 20 minute phone consultation, or write me an e-mail."
(949) 385-5297
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Laguna Niguel, California 92677
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"The decision to begin therapy is often difficult. Having the right therapist will make all the difference. I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 15 years of experience specializing in the treatment of adults and adolescents. If you are experiencing frustration or loneliness in your relationships or feeling more irritable and depressed in your life, therapy can help. It is helpful to gain a professional perspective and find solutions you may not have otherwise known were there. My personal style is warm and interactive. I use humor when appropriate to help you feel comfortable and create a caring space, without judgment. If you want someone to talk to please call me for a free 20 minute phone consultation, or write me an e-mail."
Lawrence Marquez, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, PsyD, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
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Laguna Niguel, California 92677
"When you visit my office you will find an environment of comfort and relief because I place your safety, well being and quality care as my top priority. I am truly concerned for your welfare and you can be assured that I will listen to you with an open mind and heart. As a result, my ideal client is one who is willing to actively share in building a therapeutic relationship of honesty and respect. I have served adults and adolescents in counseling for over 10 years with an emphasis on increasing awareness, building strength, and promoting self-regulation for life-long results."
(949) 860-7158
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Laguna Niguel, California 92677
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"When you visit my office you will find an environment of comfort and relief because I place your safety, well being and quality care as my top priority. I am truly concerned for your welfare and you can be assured that I will listen to you with an open mind and heart. As a result, my ideal client is one who is willing to actively share in building a therapeutic relationship of honesty and respect. I have served adults and adolescents in counseling for over 10 years with an emphasis on increasing awareness, building strength, and promoting self-regulation for life-long results."
Dr. Robyn Igelman | Beach Walk Talk, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Laguna Niguel, California 92677
"Are you struggling with addiction, trauma, loss, grief, or depression/anxiety? Are you using unhealthy or ineffective coping strategies to get through your day? You want to do better but you just aren't sure where to start. I can help. I specialize in working with adults, couples and teens who are highly motivated & typically successful in school, at work, and at home but find themselves no longer able to cope with life's stressors on their own. Whether it is grief & loss, work stress, relationship issues, alcohol use, or depression/anxiety, I can help you get your life and relationships back on track."
(949) 288-2584
Verified
Laguna Niguel, California 92677
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"Are you struggling with addiction, trauma, loss, grief, or depression/anxiety? Are you using unhealthy or ineffective coping strategies to get through your day? You want to do better but you just aren't sure where to start. I can help. I specialize in working with adults, couples and teens who are highly motivated & typically successful in school, at work, and at home but find themselves no longer able to cope with life's stressors on their own. Whether it is grief & loss, work stress, relationship issues, alcohol use, or depression/anxiety, I can help you get your life and relationships back on track."
Phyllis Crow, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, California 92677
"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) 545-7040
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Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, California 92677
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"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."
Jennifer Pentz, M.A., LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, California 92677
"I have experience working with individuals and families dealing with issues related, but not limited to: depression, anxiety, substance use and recovery, self-harm, trauma, grief and loss, eating disorders, body image, family conflict, parenting, anger and stress management, life transitions, work and career related issues, and life coaching. I strive to provide a safe and nonjudgmental atmosphere, with a caring and warm approach to allow my clients to feel comfortable and supported."
(949) 541-4766
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Laguna Niguel, California 92677
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"I have experience working with individuals and families dealing with issues related, but not limited to: depression, anxiety, substance use and recovery, self-harm, trauma, grief and loss, eating disorders, body image, family conflict, parenting, anger and stress management, life transitions, work and career related issues, and life coaching. I strive to provide a safe and nonjudgmental atmosphere, with a caring and warm approach to allow my clients to feel comfortable and supported."
Ilene Blaisch, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, SEP
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, California 92677
"I believe people are generally resilient and have a natural capacity to heal from trauma and stress, though the very nature of traumatic experience can impact our nervous system's capacity to heal. This can take a serious toll on well being, health and personal relationships. It also may show up as depression, anxiety, relationship tension, health conditions and/or some type of self-harming behavior. I welcome your call to discuss your personal needs and whether my approach might be a good fit. I'll do my best to help you get connected to the most optimal resources for your unique circumstances."
(949) 485-2505
Verified
Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, California 92677
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"I believe people are generally resilient and have a natural capacity to heal from trauma and stress, though the very nature of traumatic experience can impact our nervous system's capacity to heal. This can take a serious toll on well being, health and personal relationships. It also may show up as depression, anxiety, relationship tension, health conditions and/or some type of self-harming behavior. I welcome your call to discuss your personal needs and whether my approach might be a good fit. I'll do my best to help you get connected to the most optimal resources for your unique circumstances."
Laura E Adams, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, California 92677
"I work with individuals, couples, and families who want to address long-term problems and patterns. It is through this kind of personal exploration that a deeper understanding can be attained and the sense-of-self can be strengthened. A psychodynamic approach can go below the surface to address problems, improve personal relationships, and stop self-destructive behavior. So often, past experiences can interfere with our present lives and we find ourselves suffering through repeated ongoing pain."
(949) 391-1499
Verified
Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, California 92677
"I work with individuals, couples, and families who want to address long-term problems and patterns. It is through this kind of personal exploration that a deeper understanding can be attained and the sense-of-self can be strengthened. A psychodynamic approach can go below the surface to address problems, improve personal relationships, and stop self-destructive behavior. So often, past experiences can interfere with our present lives and we find ourselves suffering through repeated ongoing pain."
Valerie Stephens, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Laguna Niguel, California 92677
"Life is more than just struggling to exist or survive. Allow therapy to be the bridge that teaches you how to overcome the problems you face. I use the proven technique of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy which quickly can bring changes that heal and restore your life. Whether you are dealing with depression, anxiety, addiction, or any life burden that has you lost....come and take the next step to a better life."
(949) 541-8841
Verified
Laguna Niguel, California 92677
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"Life is more than just struggling to exist or survive. Allow therapy to be the bridge that teaches you how to overcome the problems you face. I use the proven technique of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy which quickly can bring changes that heal and restore your life. Whether you are dealing with depression, anxiety, addiction, or any life burden that has you lost....come and take the next step to a better life."
Marissa F. DeFeo, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, California 92607
"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."
Verified
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Laguna Niguel, California 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."
Aimie Woods, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CCTP, PPSC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, California 92607
"My guess is you're strong, motivated & already succeeding in multiple areas of your life. In today's hustle, however, you're not alone in feeling overwhelmed by everyday stressors, sense of worthlessness & an unnerving anxiety. Perhaps on top of balancing a life of family obligations, career demands, & friendship circles you've also experienced a major life change that has left you rattled & isolated? Self-care and inner peace are possible in today's busy lifestyles. Together, we can pave your path to improved mental wellness."
(714) 482-6321
Verified
Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, California 92607
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"My guess is you're strong, motivated & already succeeding in multiple areas of your life. In today's hustle, however, you're not alone in feeling overwhelmed by everyday stressors, sense of worthlessness & an unnerving anxiety. Perhaps on top of balancing a life of family obligations, career demands, & friendship circles you've also experienced a major life change that has left you rattled & isolated? Self-care and inner peace are possible in today's busy lifestyles. Together, we can pave your path to improved mental wellness."
Etana G Kempner, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, California 92677
"As a solution-focused therapist, my goal is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating. While we can't change difficult situations of the past, we can work together to better understand and resolve challenges in your life. By applying complementary therapy approaches and techniques, we will unearth long-standing behavior patterns or negative perceptions that may be holding you back from experiencing a more fulfilling and meaningful life."
(949) 407-5695
Verified
Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, California 92677
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"As a solution-focused therapist, my goal is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating. While we can't change difficult situations of the past, we can work together to better understand and resolve challenges in your life. By applying complementary therapy approaches and techniques, we will unearth long-standing behavior patterns or negative perceptions that may be holding you back from experiencing a more fulfilling and meaningful life."
Arlene O'Connor, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, California 92607
"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
Verified
Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, California 92607
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"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!"
Psychological Testing & Evaluations - Dr. Dean, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD, QME, Author
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, California 92677
"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) 386-7028
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Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, California 92677
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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."
Katie Lamming, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, California 92677
"Is anxiety holding you back from the life you want to live? Are you a perpetual worrier? Perhaps you've been plagued with panic attacks and now you avoid many places you think might trigger another one. Or maybe you have thoughts that are so intense and intrusive that you feel compelled to perform rituals to get rid of them. Have you been traumatized by something or someone and now you have flashbacks, nightmares, and other PTSD symptoms? Do you feel like a prisoner trapped inside your own mind? The solutions you've tried haven't helped?"
(949) 347-5144
Verified
Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, California 92677
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"Is anxiety holding you back from the life you want to live? Are you a perpetual worrier? Perhaps you've been plagued with panic attacks and now you avoid many places you think might trigger another one. Or maybe you have thoughts that are so intense and intrusive that you feel compelled to perform rituals to get rid of them. Have you been traumatized by something or someone and now you have flashbacks, nightmares, and other PTSD symptoms? Do you feel like a prisoner trapped inside your own mind? The solutions you've tried haven't helped?"
Stephanie Fell, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Laguna Niguel, California 92677
"Life can get difficult, for all of us. Some issues can be managed easily, and others can be extremely hard to navigate. Are you or your child feeling overwhelmed, depressed, anxious? Are you suffering from managing your daily life and feeling like you're drowning? Are you having difficulties with your family or partner? Let's talk about it! I work with a wide variety of individuals and symptoms including: depression, anxiety, PTSD, trauma, self-harm, suicidal thoughts, addiction, identity, LGBTQ, couples, and families."
(562) 268-5372
Verified
Laguna Niguel, California 92677
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"Life can get difficult, for all of us. Some issues can be managed easily, and others can be extremely hard to navigate. Are you or your child feeling overwhelmed, depressed, anxious? Are you suffering from managing your daily life and feeling like you're drowning? Are you having difficulties with your family or partner? Let's talk about it! I work with a wide variety of individuals and symptoms including: depression, anxiety, PTSD, trauma, self-harm, suicidal thoughts, addiction, identity, LGBTQ, couples, and families."
Poppy Eve Peluce-Fune, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, California 92677
"For more than two decades, I have made a commitment in the professional realm to understand the human condition. What I have learned is that we are unique yet unifying and vast yet reachable. It is my passion to take a journey with you and learn about what makes you who you are and how this interplays with the world and relationships around you. Everyone has a story. If you don't know yours, then we'll write it together. Emotional success often means life success and is contingent on not just knowing your story but telling your story."
(949) 397-2212
Verified
Office is near:
Laguna Niguel, California 92677
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"For more than two decades, I have made a commitment in the professional realm to understand the human condition. What I have learned is that we are unique yet unifying and vast yet reachable. It is my passion to take a journey with you and learn about what makes you who you are and how this interplays with the world and relationships around you. Everyone has a story. If you don't know yours, then we'll write it together. Emotional success often means life success and is contingent on not just knowing your story but telling your story."
Integrated Psychological Services Inc., Psychologist
Psychologist, Ph.D.
Verified by Psychology Today
Laguna Niguel, California 92677
"My practice focuses on an integrative approach to assessment and treatment. The whole person is taken into consideration; the cognitive, behavioral, emotional and social aspects of the person's life. Consultation with other health care professionals, as permitted by the patient, is recommended for the most comprehensive results of treatment. Psychological testing is also offered as appropriate for intelligence/cognition, personality and memory. Age ranges treated are adult and senior. Treatment modalities are individual, conjoint, family and group psychotherapy"
(949) 391-3060
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Laguna Niguel, California 92677
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"My practice focuses on an integrative approach to assessment and treatment. The whole person is taken into consideration; the cognitive, behavioral, emotional and social aspects of the person's life. Consultation with other health care professionals, as permitted by the patient, is recommended for the most comprehensive results of treatment. Psychological testing is also offered as appropriate for intelligence/cognition, personality and memory. Age ranges treated are adult and senior. Treatment modalities are individual, conjoint, family and group psychotherapy"
Lisa Phillips, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Laguna Niguel, California 92677
"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) 441-5958
Verified
Laguna Niguel, California 92677
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"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!"
Dr Roxanne Cherry, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Laguna Niguel, California 92677
"Congratulations on taking a step closer to a solution and a life you love. I'd be happy to help you or your loved ones discover and practice more effective ways to experience and express. You'll learn to honor yourself, live your truth, and enjoy fulfilling relationships. Of course, making that happen requires your commitment and effort. I'll provide safe, non-judgmental listening and proven tools; you bring willingness and commitment to inquire, experiment and practice. As an expert in human behavior, I am a gender-affirming advocate for LGBTQ+ people and families. Sessions can be conducted via telehealth, in-person or by phone."
(949) 228-2844
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Laguna Niguel, California 92677
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"Congratulations on taking a step closer to a solution and a life you love. I'd be happy to help you or your loved ones discover and practice more effective ways to experience and express. You'll learn to honor yourself, live your truth, and enjoy fulfilling relationships. Of course, making that happen requires your commitment and effort. I'll provide safe, non-judgmental listening and proven tools; you bring willingness and commitment to inquire, experiment and practice. As an expert in human behavior, I am a gender-affirming advocate for LGBTQ+ people and families. Sessions can be conducted via telehealth, in-person or by phone."

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Laguna Niguel Prenatal and Postpartum therapists who have a special focus on pregnancy, prenatal and postpartum issues, help with depression, anxiety, and wellness. Prenatal challenges and concerns, including depression, are handled by prenatal therapists in Laguna Niguel. Postpartum counseling in Laguna Niguel addresses issues ranging from postpartum depression to general concerns. Pregnancy counseling in Laguna Niguel will help new and expectant mothers through the challenging process of becoming a new parent.

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