Michelle Craig
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Offers online therapy
I am well-versed in traditional psychotherapy techniques such as psychodynamic (looking at the past and developing insight), cognitive-behavioral (looking at thought patterns and beliefs), and mindfulness-based (becoming present and aware of the moment) approaches.
I most enjoy helping young women who identify as Christians actually experience the peace and joy that the Bible talks about. They are tired of cycling through anxiety and depression and want more from life and more from their faith.
(949) 771-7342
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Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Offers online therapy
I am well-versed in traditional psychotherapy techniques such as psychodynamic (looking at the past and developing insight), cognitive-behavioral (looking at thought patterns and beliefs), and mindfulness-based (becoming present and aware of the moment) approaches.
I most enjoy helping young women who identify as Christians actually experience the peace and joy that the Bible talks about. They are tired of cycling through anxiety and depression and want more from life and more from their faith.
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Lisa Enneis
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Offers online therapy
I use a cognitive-behavioral and psychodynamic approach for individuals aged 5 to 95.
My ideal client is someone who has been struggling with addictions of all kinds, and is ready to receive help. I have worked with individuals and families affected by substance abuse, grief and loss, trauma and PTSD for 30 years. I am also trained in neurofeedback and have been integrating with talk therapy for 23 years. This helps with anxiety, ADHD and aspergers.
(949) 264-5945
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Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Offers online therapy
I use a cognitive-behavioral and psychodynamic approach for individuals aged 5 to 95.
My ideal client is someone who has been struggling with addictions of all kinds, and is ready to receive help. I have worked with individuals and families affected by substance abuse, grief and loss, trauma and PTSD for 30 years. I am also trained in neurofeedback and have been integrating with talk therapy for 23 years. This helps with anxiety, ADHD and aspergers.
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Kristen Howerton
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Offers online therapy
I draw from psychodynamic theory, family systems, reality therapy and cognitive behavioral approaches.
I'm passionate about helping couples and families thrive. I enjoy working with clients who want to improve their relationships (even divorced couples who are coparenting.) I am experienced with working with autism spectrum, ADHD, infertility, adoption, multi-racial families, divorce mediation, and coparenting. I also have experience working with people struggling with addiction, and those who love them.
(949) 565-2891
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Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Offers online therapy
I draw from psychodynamic theory, family systems, reality therapy and cognitive behavioral approaches.
I'm passionate about helping couples and families thrive. I enjoy working with clients who want to improve their relationships (even divorced couples who are coparenting.) I am experienced with working with autism spectrum, ADHD, infertility, adoption, multi-racial families, divorce mediation, and coparenting. I also have experience working with people struggling with addiction, and those who love them.
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Karina Feichtmann
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, AMFT, APCC Verified
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Offers online therapy
When experiencing any kind of suffering or relational conflict, we may feel alone and disconnected in our distress. Karina understands this, and holds true compassion and empathy for those in such pain. She attunes to her clients with warmth and tenderness, caring deeply for their emotional, psychological, and physiological well-being. Her approach is collaborative, inviting authenticity and self-awareness. Working with the neuroscience of attachment theory and a psychodynamic lens, Karina provides a safe space for her clients to process and gain insight as they journey toward healing, integration, and growth.
(657) 213-3603 x278
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Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Offers online therapy
When experiencing any kind of suffering or relational conflict, we may feel alone and disconnected in our distress. Karina understands this, and holds true compassion and empathy for those in such pain. She attunes to her clients with warmth and tenderness, caring deeply for their emotional, psychological, and physiological well-being. Her approach is collaborative, inviting authenticity and self-awareness. Working with the neuroscience of attachment theory and a psychodynamic lens, Karina provides a safe space for her clients to process and gain insight as they journey toward healing, integration, and growth.
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Stacey Aoto-Sullivan
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
I am dedicated to looking at the whole person to identify thematic issues that manifest themselves in different emotional, relational, or behavior patterns that take away from the richness of life. I focus on core emotions to create corrective experiences in relationship to improve emotional connection and promote healing. I address issues related to primary attachments, family of origin, and developmental issues. I have a collaborative approach to work toward creating emotional health and intimacy that has lasting impacts on your quality of life. I have a psychodynamic perspective informed by attachment research and the neurobiology of the brain.
(714) 701-6694 x25
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Costa Mesa, CA 92626
I am dedicated to looking at the whole person to identify thematic issues that manifest themselves in different emotional, relational, or behavior patterns that take away from the richness of life. I focus on core emotions to create corrective experiences in relationship to improve emotional connection and promote healing. I address issues related to primary attachments, family of origin, and developmental issues. I have a collaborative approach to work toward creating emotional health and intimacy that has lasting impacts on your quality of life. I have a psychodynamic perspective informed by attachment research and the neurobiology of the brain.
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Colleen Kelly
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Office is near:
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Offers online therapy
I utilize a psychodynamic, depth perspective and draw from Attachment Theory and neuroscience.
I work with individuals, couples and families. I specialize in couple and family work. I have private practice offices in Encino & Irvine Ca. I am Co-Director of the Family Program at PCH Treatment Center in Santa Monica; providing monthly family intensives to clients and their family members. I educate and provide workshops on couple and family dynamics especially when addiction/recovery and mental health issues are involved. A compassionate approach underlies all my work in helping you and your loved one(s) mend and heal hurts, and find a way back to a more fulfilling, loving & meaningful life.
(818) 962-4618
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Office is near:
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Offers online therapy
I utilize a psychodynamic, depth perspective and draw from Attachment Theory and neuroscience.
I work with individuals, couples and families. I specialize in couple and family work. I have private practice offices in Encino & Irvine Ca. I am Co-Director of the Family Program at PCH Treatment Center in Santa Monica; providing monthly family intensives to clients and their family members. I educate and provide workshops on couple and family dynamics especially when addiction/recovery and mental health issues are involved. A compassionate approach underlies all my work in helping you and your loved one(s) mend and heal hurts, and find a way back to a more fulfilling, loving & meaningful life.
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Mauri-Lynne Heller
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, LMFT Verified
Office is near:
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Psychodynamic therapy actually alters brain patterning, opening up many new possibilities.
A psychoanalyst and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, in addition to my general adult practice that includes the treatment of relationship concerns, anxiety and depression/mood disorders, I specialize in creativity; men's issues; trauma; phase of life and human development issues and chronic illness/pain. I also specializes in treating the specific developmental and emotional concerns of adolescents and young adults. Psychoanalytic therapy addresses your very specific needs and problems. The therapeutic relationship we develop will allow us to work collaboratively to find solutions and answers together. The more committed you are, the more change you will experience.
(949) 891-0871
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Office is near:
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Psychodynamic therapy actually alters brain patterning, opening up many new possibilities.
A psychoanalyst and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, in addition to my general adult practice that includes the treatment of relationship concerns, anxiety and depression/mood disorders, I specialize in creativity; men's issues; trauma; phase of life and human development issues and chronic illness/pain. I also specializes in treating the specific developmental and emotional concerns of adolescents and young adults. Psychoanalytic therapy addresses your very specific needs and problems. The therapeutic relationship we develop will allow us to work collaboratively to find solutions and answers together. The more committed you are, the more change you will experience.
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Suzanne La Placette
Psychologist, PhD, LMFT Verified
Office is near:
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Offers online therapy
I specialized in Psychodynamic attachment/interpersonal relational theories, Mindfulness, EMDR therapy, and Cognitive therapies.
I have a private practice in both San Juan, Puerto Rico and Lake Forest, California. I offer video therapy sessions for my patients as well as face-to-face when logistically possible. My training as a Psychoanalyst and Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist provides me with a deep understanding of personal growth and development. For the past 30 years I have treated adult individuals and couples. I am a trained EMDR therapist and specialize in working with various forms of trauma.
(855) 840-5212
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Office is near:
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Offers online therapy
I specialized in Psychodynamic attachment/interpersonal relational theories, Mindfulness, EMDR therapy, and Cognitive therapies.
I have a private practice in both San Juan, Puerto Rico and Lake Forest, California. I offer video therapy sessions for my patients as well as face-to-face when logistically possible. My training as a Psychoanalyst and Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist provides me with a deep understanding of personal growth and development. For the past 30 years I have treated adult individuals and couples. I am a trained EMDR therapist and specialize in working with various forms of trauma.
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Nanci R. Carter
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, PsyD, LMFT Verified
Office is near:
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
I have over 25 years of practice experience in Orange County, with Doctorates in Psychoanalysis and Psychology, and Certification in Jungian and Psychodynamic Therapy.
Hello, I am Dr. Nanci Carter and I am dedicated to working with adults and couples that want to make changes in their lives and improve their relationships. Depth work offers this help in a number of ways -- self-exploration and understanding, enriched relational skills, and space to grieve one's losses. Perhaps you wonder why you can't speak your truth. Maybe you experienced abuse or neglect as a child. Our ways of being with others, laid down in childhood, can be worked through, understood and reorganized within the psychotherapy relationship.
(949) 371-8520
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Office is near:
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
I have over 25 years of practice experience in Orange County, with Doctorates in Psychoanalysis and Psychology, and Certification in Jungian and Psychodynamic Therapy.
Hello, I am Dr. Nanci Carter and I am dedicated to working with adults and couples that want to make changes in their lives and improve their relationships. Depth work offers this help in a number of ways -- self-exploration and understanding, enriched relational skills, and space to grieve one's losses. Perhaps you wonder why you can't speak your truth. Maybe you experienced abuse or neglect as a child. Our ways of being with others, laid down in childhood, can be worked through, understood and reorganized within the psychotherapy relationship.
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Alexandra M. Chiara
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Office is near:
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
I combine techniques from the cognitive behavioral, psychodynamic and mindfulness traditions in therapy to provide individualized solutions for my clients.
Are you ready to be happier and healthier? Iconsider it a great privilege to guide others in their pursuit of a better life and strive to provide competent and compassionate care in a comfortable setting. Everybody has individual strengths that can be harnessed when trying to deal with difficult and distressing periods in life. Together we'll identify these strengths, clarify your priorities and work on strategies to make life more manageable and meaningful. With my professional assistance, you can recover from past disappointments, cope better with challenging situations and seek out more positive experiences and relationships.
(949) 274-7003
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Office is near:
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
I combine techniques from the cognitive behavioral, psychodynamic and mindfulness traditions in therapy to provide individualized solutions for my clients.
Are you ready to be happier and healthier? Iconsider it a great privilege to guide others in their pursuit of a better life and strive to provide competent and compassionate care in a comfortable setting. Everybody has individual strengths that can be harnessed when trying to deal with difficult and distressing periods in life. Together we'll identify these strengths, clarify your priorities and work on strategies to make life more manageable and meaningful. With my professional assistance, you can recover from past disappointments, cope better with challenging situations and seek out more positive experiences and relationships.
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Stephanie Sulea
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Office is near:
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Offers online therapy
Stephanie utilizes a Psychodynamic and relational approach, but incorporates other treatment modalities to cater to the uniqueness of each client.
Stephanie is passionate about journeying alongside adults and adolescents as they experience the difficulties of life transitions and discover who they truly are. People often find themselves in painful relational patterns and spaces of internal suffering that hinder them from living the fulfilled life they desire. Stephanie believes that deeply exploring oneself from a holistic and creative posture is what allows people to authentically live in the freedom of who they truly are.
(949) 445-6034
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Office is near:
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Offers online therapy
Stephanie utilizes a Psychodynamic and relational approach, but incorporates other treatment modalities to cater to the uniqueness of each client.
Stephanie is passionate about journeying alongside adults and adolescents as they experience the difficulties of life transitions and discover who they truly are. People often find themselves in painful relational patterns and spaces of internal suffering that hinder them from living the fulfilled life they desire. Stephanie believes that deeply exploring oneself from a holistic and creative posture is what allows people to authentically live in the freedom of who they truly are.
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Bruce D Webster
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Office is near:
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
I am a well trained and highly experienced clinical psychologist with CURRENT OPENINGS in my schedule for new clients. I established my practice in Newport Beach in 1983, after serving as a psychologist for the U.S. Navy following completion of internships at the Orange County Mental Health Department and National Naval Medical Center Bethesda Maryland. I am past President of the Orange County Psychological Association, and former member of the Board of Directors of the California Psychological Association. I am a proud Viet Nam War veteran who retired in 2001 after 30 years of combined active duty and reserve service with the rank of Commander. I am an expert at assessing complex cases. I help people cope with stress and adapt to difficult life situations. I specialize in both short term solution-focused counseling as well as longer term intensive psychodynamic psychotherapy. When necessary, I refer to competent psychiatrists for medication. Therapy is a big investment, and I have the utmost respect for my clients' time and money.
(949) 430-7149
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Office is near:
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
I am a well trained and highly experienced clinical psychologist with CURRENT OPENINGS in my schedule for new clients. I established my practice in Newport Beach in 1983, after serving as a psychologist for the U.S. Navy following completion of internships at the Orange County Mental Health Department and National Naval Medical Center Bethesda Maryland. I am past President of the Orange County Psychological Association, and former member of the Board of Directors of the California Psychological Association. I am a proud Viet Nam War veteran who retired in 2001 after 30 years of combined active duty and reserve service with the rank of Commander. I am an expert at assessing complex cases. I help people cope with stress and adapt to difficult life situations. I specialize in both short term solution-focused counseling as well as longer term intensive psychodynamic psychotherapy. When necessary, I refer to competent psychiatrists for medication. Therapy is a big investment, and I have the utmost respect for my clients' time and money.
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Lee R. Blackwell
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Office is near:
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Offers online therapy
My approach is a mixture of many different types of therapy, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Gestalt Therapy, Transactional Analysis, Family Systems Therapy, Client Centered Therapy, and Sex Therapy.
I work mainly with adults and late adolescents, individually, in couples and in groups. The areas I specialize in are sexual issues (individuals or couples), adults molested as children, emotional intimacy, communication, anxiety, depression, self-awareness, and deep and lasting character change. In my 40 years of practicing counseling and psychotherapy I've worked with a wide variety of people of different ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientations, religions, and those with physical challenges. I find it immensely rewarding to work with people who are actively seeking to resolve problems through increased self-awareness.
(714) 584-4901
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Office is near:
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Offers online therapy
My approach is a mixture of many different types of therapy, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Gestalt Therapy, Transactional Analysis, Family Systems Therapy, Client Centered Therapy, and Sex Therapy.
I work mainly with adults and late adolescents, individually, in couples and in groups. The areas I specialize in are sexual issues (individuals or couples), adults molested as children, emotional intimacy, communication, anxiety, depression, self-awareness, and deep and lasting character change. In my 40 years of practicing counseling and psychotherapy I've worked with a wide variety of people of different ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientations, religions, and those with physical challenges. I find it immensely rewarding to work with people who are actively seeking to resolve problems through increased self-awareness.
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Mariam Sheibani
Psychologist, PsyD
Office is near:
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
The method of conducting therapy is Psychodynamic and is oriented through the medium of art, play therapy and family therapy.
Is your child experiencing the following symptoms as a result of parental divorce or separation? (sadness, anxiety, regression in sleeping, toilet training, thumb sucking, difficulty leaving primary caretaker, clinginess, crying, temper tantrums, feelings of guilt, loneliness, shame, anger, bedtime anxiety, loyalty conflict and physical complaints). If your child is experiencing the above mentioned symptoms, psychotherapy that helps the child and family feel safe and supported is essential to healing. I am a Board Certified licensed Clinical Psychologist with eight years of clinical experience and specialize in children ages 0-12 who are struggling as a result of parental divorce or separation.
(949) 505-9903

Office is near:
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
The method of conducting therapy is Psychodynamic and is oriented through the medium of art, play therapy and family therapy.
Is your child experiencing the following symptoms as a result of parental divorce or separation? (sadness, anxiety, regression in sleeping, toilet training, thumb sucking, difficulty leaving primary caretaker, clinginess, crying, temper tantrums, feelings of guilt, loneliness, shame, anger, bedtime anxiety, loyalty conflict and physical complaints). If your child is experiencing the above mentioned symptoms, psychotherapy that helps the child and family feel safe and supported is essential to healing. I am a Board Certified licensed Clinical Psychologist with eight years of clinical experience and specialize in children ages 0-12 who are struggling as a result of parental divorce or separation.
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Dr. Kim Sage
Psychologist, PsyD, MA, EMDR Verified
Office is near:
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Offers online therapy
My treatment plans involve a holistic, collaborative approach, which focus on the concepts of attachment, self-worth, mindfulness tools/strategies, psychodynamic concepts, EMDR, cognitions and behaviors, and neurobiology.
I'm a licensed clinical psychologist helping kids and adults heal and thrive ​through mental health challenges, including anxiety and depression, trauma, ADHD and behavioral challenges, relationship issues, self esteem/worthiness. I am passionate about helping people live their best lives, no matter what is happening in the world around us. I believe we all deserve to be healed and whole, and to feel worthy, loved and accepted for who we truly are, in all of our pain, and in all of our beauty.
(949) 899-5787
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Office is near:
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Offers online therapy
My treatment plans involve a holistic, collaborative approach, which focus on the concepts of attachment, self-worth, mindfulness tools/strategies, psychodynamic concepts, EMDR, cognitions and behaviors, and neurobiology.
I'm a licensed clinical psychologist helping kids and adults heal and thrive ​through mental health challenges, including anxiety and depression, trauma, ADHD and behavioral challenges, relationship issues, self esteem/worthiness. I am passionate about helping people live their best lives, no matter what is happening in the world around us. I believe we all deserve to be healed and whole, and to feel worthy, loved and accepted for who we truly are, in all of our pain, and in all of our beauty.
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Laura Picard
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, AMFT Verified
Office is near:
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Offers online therapy
My approach includes theories that look to the past, present and future as I guide from psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral therapy, and solution-oriented approaches that help find your inner strengths and resilience.
Therapy doesn’t have to be a dreaded experience. With a kind heart and open mind, I strive to make therapy a comfortable place where you can explore the deepest insights about yourself with compassion and empathy. Therapy becomes an experience and journey about who YOU are and where YOU want to go. Is something standing in the way? Are you stuck in repetitive patterns or plagued by underlying issues? Whether you are suffering unbearable panic attacks, struggling with depression, or having difficulty with transitions, I'm here to help. Let's go beyond the surface and help YOU learn about YOU.
(213) 463-6254
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Office is near:
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Offers online therapy
My approach includes theories that look to the past, present and future as I guide from psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral therapy, and solution-oriented approaches that help find your inner strengths and resilience.
Therapy doesn’t have to be a dreaded experience. With a kind heart and open mind, I strive to make therapy a comfortable place where you can explore the deepest insights about yourself with compassion and empathy. Therapy becomes an experience and journey about who YOU are and where YOU want to go. Is something standing in the way? Are you stuck in repetitive patterns or plagued by underlying issues? Whether you are suffering unbearable panic attacks, struggling with depression, or having difficulty with transitions, I'm here to help. Let's go beyond the surface and help YOU learn about YOU.
Shannon Forbes
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, EMDR Verified
Office is near:
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Offers online therapy
I work from an integrative psychodynamic approach to help you discover ways you have, unknowingly, prevented yourself from getting what you want in life.
Everyone has an inner critic that is demanding, judgmental, and critical of the self. Some have harsher inner critics than others; however, my goal is for my clients to experience less criticism and more curiosity and self-compassion. Self-criticism is debilitating. It can lead to depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, eating disorders, cutting, substance abuse, infidelity and the list goes on. As I work with my clients to develop more self-awareness and self-understanding, they begin to develop more self-compassion and their symptoms begin to dissipate.
(949) 379-2722
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Office is near:
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Offers online therapy
I work from an integrative psychodynamic approach to help you discover ways you have, unknowingly, prevented yourself from getting what you want in life.
Everyone has an inner critic that is demanding, judgmental, and critical of the self. Some have harsher inner critics than others; however, my goal is for my clients to experience less criticism and more curiosity and self-compassion. Self-criticism is debilitating. It can lead to depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, eating disorders, cutting, substance abuse, infidelity and the list goes on. As I work with my clients to develop more self-awareness and self-understanding, they begin to develop more self-compassion and their symptoms begin to dissipate.
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Melissa Satram
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, AMFT Verified
Office is near:
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Offers online therapy
By using CBT, Mindfulness, Psychodynamic, and Humanistic approach, I can help you navigate life's ups and downs and shift patterns, thoughts, and behaviors.
Do you ever struggle with feeling like you’re not enough? Do you feel like you have to prove yourself? Do you feel stuck and triggered by childhood trauma? The symptoms of trauma include anxiety, depression, high conflict relationships, occupational impairment, addiction, and much more. I believe therapy can help you develop a more self-awareness and actionable plan to alleviate these symptoms. I specialized in working with people who are willing to explore past, present, and future challenges and to find tools for personal growth.
(949) 426-7310
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Office is near:
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Offers online therapy
By using CBT, Mindfulness, Psychodynamic, and Humanistic approach, I can help you navigate life's ups and downs and shift patterns, thoughts, and behaviors.
Do you ever struggle with feeling like you’re not enough? Do you feel like you have to prove yourself? Do you feel stuck and triggered by childhood trauma? The symptoms of trauma include anxiety, depression, high conflict relationships, occupational impairment, addiction, and much more. I believe therapy can help you develop a more self-awareness and actionable plan to alleviate these symptoms. I specialized in working with people who are willing to explore past, present, and future challenges and to find tools for personal growth.
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Alejandra Rose
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Office is near:
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
I believe in providing a strength based approach to therapy, conceptualizing cases with a psychodynamic perspective and offering interventions from client centered and solution focused approaches.
I am most passionate about working with individuals who have survived traumatic experiences such as physical, emotional, and sexual trauma. This includes those needing to process intergenerational family trauma, survivors of human trafficking, and individuals struggling with eating disorders. I am an ardent ally of the LGBTQIA community and BIPOC communities, and enjoy working with women, non-binary, and gender fluid clients, or those questioning their gender identity. Coming from an adoptive family, I feel a special affinity for working with individuals impacted by the foster care system and adoptive families.
(657) 341-0791
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Office is near:
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
I believe in providing a strength based approach to therapy, conceptualizing cases with a psychodynamic perspective and offering interventions from client centered and solution focused approaches.
I am most passionate about working with individuals who have survived traumatic experiences such as physical, emotional, and sexual trauma. This includes those needing to process intergenerational family trauma, survivors of human trafficking, and individuals struggling with eating disorders. I am an ardent ally of the LGBTQIA community and BIPOC communities, and enjoy working with women, non-binary, and gender fluid clients, or those questioning their gender identity. Coming from an adoptive family, I feel a special affinity for working with individuals impacted by the foster care system and adoptive families.
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Morgan Stewart
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT Verified
Office is near:
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Offers online therapy
I utilize attachment and psychodynamic concepts to help my clients address their traumas and symptoms in a safe therapeutic environment, where they will find that emotional regulation and healing are possible.
Life can be messy. Relationships can be messy. The narratives we tell ourselves can be messy. Sometimes we can navigate what life throws at us alone, other times, we simply cannot. Sometimes it is just too much to hold on our own—the memories of the past, the weight of the depression, the relational stress, the crippling anxiety. It can all feel like too much to bear. We weren’t made to hold these things by ourselves. We were made to share the load. Therapy is a safe space to start learning how to share the load. It can be intimidating to welcome someone into our mess, but goodness is it worth it.
(714) 886-3804
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Office is near:
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Offers online therapy
I utilize attachment and psychodynamic concepts to help my clients address their traumas and symptoms in a safe therapeutic environment, where they will find that emotional regulation and healing are possible.
Life can be messy. Relationships can be messy. The narratives we tell ourselves can be messy. Sometimes we can navigate what life throws at us alone, other times, we simply cannot. Sometimes it is just too much to hold on our own—the memories of the past, the weight of the depression, the relational stress, the crippling anxiety. It can all feel like too much to bear. We weren’t made to hold these things by ourselves. We were made to share the load. Therapy is a safe space to start learning how to share the load. It can be intimidating to welcome someone into our mess, but goodness is it worth it.

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Psychodynamic Therapists
Psychodynamic therapy in 92626, also known as insight-oriented therapy, evolved from Freudian psychoanalysis. Like adherents of psychoanalysis, psychodynamic therapists believe that bringing the unconscious into conscious awareness promotes insight and resolves conflict. But psychodynamic therapy is briefer and less intensive than psychoanalysis and also focuses on the relationship between the therapist and the client, as a way to learn about how the client relates to everyone in their life.