Stephanie Swope
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, MA, LPCC, PPS, NCC, BC-TMH Verified
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Offers online therapy
Are you experiencing racing and panicked thoughts? The ‘what-ifs’ are spiraling, you're seeking reassurance from everyone around you but it isn't helping. Maybe you’re feeling overwhelmed and burned-out? Little things seem harder, like getting out of bed in the morning, or feeling motivated to see friends or family. Perhaps you’re feeling out of control, your emotions are harder to manage, or you’re arguing with loved ones. You are not alone, and in coming to this page you have already taken the first step towards restoring balance and fulfillment to your life.
(949) 516-0740
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Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Offers online therapy
Are you experiencing racing and panicked thoughts? The ‘what-ifs’ are spiraling, you're seeking reassurance from everyone around you but it isn't helping. Maybe you’re feeling overwhelmed and burned-out? Little things seem harder, like getting out of bed in the morning, or feeling motivated to see friends or family. Perhaps you’re feeling out of control, your emotions are harder to manage, or you’re arguing with loved ones. You are not alone, and in coming to this page you have already taken the first step towards restoring balance and fulfillment to your life.
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Enas Elshiwick
Psychologist, PsyD, MFT Verified
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Offers online therapy
I am a licensed psychologist and a licensed marriage/family therapist. I have experience working with a variety of clients, including, issues of relationships, marriage and family, personality, obsessions, compulsions, drug and alcohol addictions, schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders, depressive disorders, anxiety, paranoia, and other issues that effect daily lives.
(949) 485-2836
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Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
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I am a licensed psychologist and a licensed marriage/family therapist. I have experience working with a variety of clients, including, issues of relationships, marriage and family, personality, obsessions, compulsions, drug and alcohol addictions, schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders, depressive disorders, anxiety, paranoia, and other issues that effect daily lives.
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Holly Plummer
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Offers online therapy
It is my belief that the most healing aspect of therapy is the therapeutic relationship. For it is only through this foundation that our deepest and most personal wounds can be healed. I enjoy working with individuals, couples, families and teens and helping patients gain a greater understanding of themselves and the important people in their life. My goal is to empower patients to be vulnerable and honest with themselves and others and thereby make healthy life choices and impact change in their relationships.
(949) 954-5668
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Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
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It is my belief that the most healing aspect of therapy is the therapeutic relationship. For it is only through this foundation that our deepest and most personal wounds can be healed. I enjoy working with individuals, couples, families and teens and helping patients gain a greater understanding of themselves and the important people in their life. My goal is to empower patients to be vulnerable and honest with themselves and others and thereby make healthy life choices and impact change in their relationships.
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Brian Thompson
Marriage & Family Therapist, CATC-IV, CHT, CCA, CI, LMFT Verified
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Offers online therapy
I am looking for clients that are ready to get to work and make lasting change possible in their lives. My style is centered on creating a direct partnership with my clients in order to make change happen rather than continue to sit in the problem. I am very well versed in working with all aspects of addiction, anxiety, depression, life changes, sexual abuse, trauma & PTSD, and day to day living concerns, to name a few, for all individuals, couples & families.
(714) 942-2736
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Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Offers online therapy
I am looking for clients that are ready to get to work and make lasting change possible in their lives. My style is centered on creating a direct partnership with my clients in order to make change happen rather than continue to sit in the problem. I am very well versed in working with all aspects of addiction, anxiety, depression, life changes, sexual abuse, trauma & PTSD, and day to day living concerns, to name a few, for all individuals, couples & families.
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Julie A Davis
Psychologist, MA, PsyD Verified
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Offers online therapy
For the past 20 years, I have worked in Hospitals, Inpatient and Outpatient, Eating Disorder Clinics, a Women and Children's Domestic Violence Crisis Shelter, non-profit counseling centers for families and in an extremely challenging College setting with ages 17-65.In my private practice I see Individuals, couples, children and families. My experience working in numerous settings with people from diverse backgrounds with mild to severe mental health issues, has helped me develop a level of professional competence to help you and your family members with the highest level of care. Your well-being is my highest priority.
(949) 287-2871
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Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Offers online therapy
For the past 20 years, I have worked in Hospitals, Inpatient and Outpatient, Eating Disorder Clinics, a Women and Children's Domestic Violence Crisis Shelter, non-profit counseling centers for families and in an extremely challenging College setting with ages 17-65.In my private practice I see Individuals, couples, children and families. My experience working in numerous settings with people from diverse backgrounds with mild to severe mental health issues, has helped me develop a level of professional competence to help you and your family members with the highest level of care. Your well-being is my highest priority.
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Denise Marie Newman
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, RPT Verified
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
I specialize in a developmental play therapy model to enhance a child's ability to self regulate, learn new social skills, resolve trauma and improve child-parent relationships. My training includes certification as a Registered Play Therapist and my experience with children and their families is focused on brain based therapeutic play that is informed by the neurobiology of each child. The field of neuroscience has validated the use of play therapy for a broad variety of childhood disorders. This model can eliminate distressing behaviors and attend to appropriate developmental tasks. My experience with child therapy has enriched my work with parents, couples and individuals.
(949) 484-0983
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Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
I specialize in a developmental play therapy model to enhance a child's ability to self regulate, learn new social skills, resolve trauma and improve child-parent relationships. My training includes certification as a Registered Play Therapist and my experience with children and their families is focused on brain based therapeutic play that is informed by the neurobiology of each child. The field of neuroscience has validated the use of play therapy for a broad variety of childhood disorders. This model can eliminate distressing behaviors and attend to appropriate developmental tasks. My experience with child therapy has enriched my work with parents, couples and individuals.
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Jason Thomas
Licensed Educational Psychologist, LEP, NCSP, MS Verified
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Offers online therapy
I provide counseling for teens and young adults who are enrolled in school. I often see clients struggling with *Low motivation and underachievement *Procrastination and time management difficulties *Identifying and committing to long-term goals *Staying on-task *Anxiety related to school stress and socialization *Making and keeping friends *Getting along with teachers, parents, and siblings *Feeling overwhelmed by responsibilities *Feelings of low self-esteem and confidence *Difficulties with controlling impulses and poor decision making * Difficulties with transitioning to life in college
(323) 856-1638
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Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
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I provide counseling for teens and young adults who are enrolled in school. I often see clients struggling with *Low motivation and underachievement *Procrastination and time management difficulties *Identifying and committing to long-term goals *Staying on-task *Anxiety related to school stress and socialization *Making and keeping friends *Getting along with teachers, parents, and siblings *Feeling overwhelmed by responsibilities *Feelings of low self-esteem and confidence *Difficulties with controlling impulses and poor decision making * Difficulties with transitioning to life in college
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Kelsey Nunziata
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Offers online therapy
Hello. Thank you for taking the time to visit my profile and for the courage to step into the therapeutic experience. I believe that therapy is a collaborative process and that it is an honor to step into my clients' lives and innermost experiences. I specialize in working with teens, young adults, and adults with trauma, anxiety, emotional dysregulation, and low self-esteem. I also specialize in working with couples and families trying to improve their overall relationship and communication. In addition, I am an EMDR practitioner trained by EMDRIA to provide Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) to treat PTSD/trauma.
(949) 353-5633
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Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Offers online therapy
Hello. Thank you for taking the time to visit my profile and for the courage to step into the therapeutic experience. I believe that therapy is a collaborative process and that it is an honor to step into my clients' lives and innermost experiences. I specialize in working with teens, young adults, and adults with trauma, anxiety, emotional dysregulation, and low self-esteem. I also specialize in working with couples and families trying to improve their overall relationship and communication. In addition, I am an EMDR practitioner trained by EMDRIA to provide Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) to treat PTSD/trauma.
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Christopher Hawkey
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Offers online therapy
Welcome! Many people who find their way to my profile are in search of relief. Some are seeking peace in a life dominated by big and difficult-to-control emotions. Others hope to free themselves from a seemingly never-ending battle with sadness or worry thoughts. Some just want to sleep or learn to live without the weight of past traumatic events. Regardless of the specific reason for your visit here, you are undoubtedly on a path to reduce your suffering and maximize your fulfillment in this one precious life.
(909) 264-9052
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Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Offers online therapy
Welcome! Many people who find their way to my profile are in search of relief. Some are seeking peace in a life dominated by big and difficult-to-control emotions. Others hope to free themselves from a seemingly never-ending battle with sadness or worry thoughts. Some just want to sleep or learn to live without the weight of past traumatic events. Regardless of the specific reason for your visit here, you are undoubtedly on a path to reduce your suffering and maximize your fulfillment in this one precious life.
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Linda Cole-Taylor
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, MSW, LCSW Verified
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Offers online therapy
Regardless of the challenges you face, I believe you are the expert on you. My role is a supportive one as you identify your needs and work through complicated emotions and life experiences. Our work together is a partnership with shared aims: fewer unwanted emotions and behaviors, and a greater ability to respond to stressors. Whether you experience anxiety, grief, trauma, or interpersonal challenges, I am mindful of the vital influence of one's environment, culture, family system, and identity.
(714) 276-1639
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Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Offers online therapy
Regardless of the challenges you face, I believe you are the expert on you. My role is a supportive one as you identify your needs and work through complicated emotions and life experiences. Our work together is a partnership with shared aims: fewer unwanted emotions and behaviors, and a greater ability to respond to stressors. Whether you experience anxiety, grief, trauma, or interpersonal challenges, I am mindful of the vital influence of one's environment, culture, family system, and identity.
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Dana Young
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Offers online therapy
Congratulations on taking your first step toward healing! Asking for help is a sign of strength, not weakness. You may feel isolated in you worries, fears, and anxieties but this is a not a journey you need to make alone. Together we will find real solutions to your struggles in a safe environment.
(949) 979-7290
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Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Offers online therapy
Congratulations on taking your first step toward healing! Asking for help is a sign of strength, not weakness. You may feel isolated in you worries, fears, and anxieties but this is a not a journey you need to make alone. Together we will find real solutions to your struggles in a safe environment.
Samira Soroory
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Offers online therapy
Are you always a little bit afraid that your anxiety will show up at the worst time? I know the feeling! Anxiety can be scary, even when it shows up when you are leaving the house, meeting a friend, or ordering food. Everyday tasks don’t seem that easy with anxiety around. I want to help turn the volume down on your anxiety so that even the simplest asks will become easier. I like to use a combination of CBT, ERP, and Mindfulness to help reduce anxiety. I am now currently accepting new clients via tele-health.
(310) 953-4060
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Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Offers online therapy
Are you always a little bit afraid that your anxiety will show up at the worst time? I know the feeling! Anxiety can be scary, even when it shows up when you are leaving the house, meeting a friend, or ordering food. Everyday tasks don’t seem that easy with anxiety around. I want to help turn the volume down on your anxiety so that even the simplest asks will become easier. I like to use a combination of CBT, ERP, and Mindfulness to help reduce anxiety. I am now currently accepting new clients via tele-health.
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Lisa Phillips
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Offers online therapy
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
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Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Offers online therapy
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!
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Kristin Bachman
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Offers online therapy
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
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Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
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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.
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Jennifer Cooper
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Offers online therapy
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, CA 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.
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Dr Roxanne Cherry
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, MFT Verified
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Offers online therapy
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, CA 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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Karen Marley
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Offers online therapy
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
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Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
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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.
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Jeanne Moore
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Offers online therapy
I have a passion for treating children and adults who have symptoms of anxiety, depression and psychosis. My clinical background includes extensive training in working with children and adults. After graduating with a Doctorate of Psychology degree, I worked as a Clinical Psychologist I and then a Clinical Psychologist II for Orange County Health Care Agency. I have been in private practice for the past 15 years and truly enjoy my work as a Clinical Psychologist.
(949) 433-9546
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Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Offers online therapy
I have a passion for treating children and adults who have symptoms of anxiety, depression and psychosis. My clinical background includes extensive training in working with children and adults. After graduating with a Doctorate of Psychology degree, I worked as a Clinical Psychologist I and then a Clinical Psychologist II for Orange County Health Care Agency. I have been in private practice for the past 15 years and truly enjoy my work as a Clinical Psychologist.
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Valerie Stephens
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Laguna Niguel, CA 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
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Laguna Niguel, CA 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.
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Karen M Schadrack
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
I have been a practicing Marriage Family Therapist in privite practice for 17 years. My specialities include but not limited to: marriage, pre marital, restoration of marriage after crises or affair. Individual specialities include depression, anxiety, grief recovery and women's issues. I did my pre-licensing hours as School Counselor and also have experience working with children experiencing difficulty with social skills and adjusting to school environment. Experience counseling children with ADHD, coping with divorce, sexual and physical abuse, alcohol and drug dependency. Before opening privite practice I spent 3 years working with families and children in the school environment.
(949) 558-2078
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Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
I have been a practicing Marriage Family Therapist in privite practice for 17 years. My specialities include but not limited to: marriage, pre marital, restoration of marriage after crises or affair. Individual specialities include depression, anxiety, grief recovery and women's issues. I did my pre-licensing hours as School Counselor and also have experience working with children experiencing difficulty with social skills and adjusting to school environment. Experience counseling children with ADHD, coping with divorce, sexual and physical abuse, alcohol and drug dependency. Before opening privite practice I spent 3 years working with families and children in the school environment.

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