Psychotherapists in Santa Ana. Caring and Licensed Psychotherapy in Santa Ana, California.


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Psychotherapist

Prepare To Change, Psy.D., HSPP

Individual and Family Therapists

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

When we work with clients, we don't jump to conclusions to diagnose a problem quickly. Instead, we explore with curiosity, looking through 3 lenses. We ask, "What's going on WITHIN, BETWEEN, and AROUND." Looking WITHIN helps us to identify the dominant patterns of thinking, believing, valuing, feeling, and choosing that contributes to the problem. We look at how a person makes meaning within their world, honoring their experience without judgment, offering warmth and genuineness. Looking BETWEEN, we explore the patterns of relating, roles, and interpersonal attachment occurring within relationships. Finally, looking AROUND, we engage factors in the environment (job, school, family).

Psychotherapist

Terry Anderson, M.S., Psy.D, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

The "fit" between client and therapist is crucial. I create a safe and nonjudgmental setting in which to interact and work together, emphasizing and enhancing your ability to be open and to learn to see yourself as you truly are, without the need for it to be otherwise. I will follow your lead and together we will utilize your innate courage and resourcefulness to find, change and resolve the obstacles or difficulties you may be facing and that are holding you back from living the whole and rich life you want to lead. This is the essence of psychotherapy and of healing. Please feel free to call.

Psychotherapist

Mark Pines, MA LMFT

License Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

I CARE about my clients deeply. I know that each person's story is unique and take time to connect deeply with my clients. Therapy is a deeply personal journey and I never forget the trust my clients place in me. Find the right person to help you is about chemistry. Please call me at (949) 288-3123 if you have any questions at all. I want your therapy journey to be a success.

Psychotherapist

Susan Purrington, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

I am a licensed clinical psychologist who is sensitive to the challenging and delicate process of being in therapy. My relational and warm approach will create a supportive and safe environment for you to explore your struggles and work towards the healing and fulfillment you deserve. I bring myself genuinely into my work with my clients, and I believe they feel known and understood, rather than judged or overanalyzed. Whether you are seeking individual therapy or couples counseling, I am committed to helping you gain insights into yourself and your relationships.

Psychotherapist

Duane Osterlind, LMFT, CSAT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

2900 South Harbor Blvd., Santa Ana, CA 92704

Clients come to Novus Relationship Counseling and Recovery Center because it is a safe place to get help without the fear of judgment. We are here to help you and understand what you are going through. We use an evidenced-based approach to psychotherapy so you know you are getting the help that has been proven to work. We will collaborate with you and give concrete steps and homework that will help you find peace and freedom in your life.

Psychotherapist

Dr. Chris Nikolaidis, PhD

Clinical Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

Are you struggling with anxiety? As a compassionate, strengths-based psychologist , I'm here to help. I specialize in stress and anxiety disorders. Clients who have worked with me report that they feel the best they have felt in their entire lives. I can help you to gain confidence on a level you've never experienced before. Call me 24/7 to book an appointment. Click or text (949)791-7127.

Psychotherapist

Trish Phillips, PsyD, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

The psychotherapy relationship can be one of the most beneficial and life changing relationships a person can have. There is no other relationship that is "all about me." I fully engage and am present with my clients in whatever thought or feeling they bring to session. Together we can look at old patterns, family and relationship dynamics, and negative self-talk that may be affecting you today. In a world that can be very harsh and critical, I accept my clients for who they are and encourage them to grow in self-acceptance and care for themselves. I work with my clients to develop a therapy plan that works best for them and listen to what their needs are.

Psychotherapist

Mark Pines, MA LMFT

License Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

I CARE about my clients deeply. I know that each person's story is unique and take time to connect deeply with my clients. Therapy is a deeply personal journey and I never forget the trust my clients place in me. Find the right person to help you is about chemistry. Please call me at (949) 288-3123 if you have any questions at all. I want your therapy journey to be a success.

Psychotherapist

Tammy Hyland, LMFT92625

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

If you are seeking a change in your life...If your problems are so great and you need help...I may be able to help. I say "may" because change is a direct result of your own strong desire and commitment. Exploring YOU- whats working in your life and what is not- is the first step toward change. In therapy, we will examine past and present dysfunctional relationships. We will also explore those relationships that are healthy, functional, and joyful. I will help you examine unresolved conflicts and their symptoms, challenge existing beliefs, and work toward understanding the relationships of past and the impact they have on your present behavior.

Psychotherapist

Nancy D Young, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

As life gets increasingly complex, occasionally we just need somebody to talk to… someone who cares, but who does not have a personal agenda with us… someone to bounce things off of, from whom we might acquire skills and tools that haven’t occurred to us, someone to walk with us as we sort things out. Psychotherapy gently facilitates the exploration and resolution of personal and/or interpersonal concerns according to our own specific individual needs and goals.

Psychotherapist

Sue Shepard, MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

Psychotherapy can be a frightening word because “psycho” brings up images of Norman Bates and he is certainly someone none of us want to be associated with. The truth is that psychotherapy is just a fancy word for counseling. If “therapy” is used alone, people ask if it is physical therapy, occupational therapy, etc. A prefix was needed to distinguish it from other therapies and unfortunately “psycho” was chosen. Please don’t let the word stop you from seeking any necessary help you may be seeking. Needing help doesn’t mean you are crazy or that you are weak. We all need help at various stages of our lives and if you are in need now, please let me assist you. Call me at 714-751-0888.

Psychotherapist

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

James Hillman once said, "We've had a hundred years of psychotherapy and the world is getting worse." While there are many occasions where the validation and listening endemic to psychotherapy makes sense, there are times where we over assume that "feeling better" and "changing behavior" are the same. Grey Matters International, Inc. goes after the forgotten brain laws to behavior change that therapists miss when processing hours and hours of dialogues with people. Utilizing a cutting edge technology to facilitate the emotional process of change, we can make the therapy process way more effective, faster, and with less money spent. Contact kevin@kevinflemingphd.com or 877-606-6161.

Psychotherapist

Kristi Starkey, MS, MFT, #52051

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

I am Kristi Starkey a Marriage and Family Therapist in Mission Viejo, CA and I use attachment theory as my main approach to psychotherapy. Attachment theory serves as a solid foundation for understanding the development of ineffective coping strategies and the underlying dynamics of your emotional difficulties. I can help you with attachment anxiety and attachment avoidance so you will understand how past experiences with caregivers or significant others have shaped your attachment. I will also help you see how these patterns work to protect you, not only early in life, but also later in life and how they contribute to your experiences of distress.

Psychotherapist

Stephenie Champlin, MSW, ASW

Associate Clinical Social Worker

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

Do you have a behavior, belief or irrational thought that you'd like to change? We often learn the "rules" of life from our family of origin. Sometimes it's believed that these "rules" are the truth; however, these "rules" are how we make it through our families. It is once these rules no longer work for us that we need to change them so we can live life differently and often better. It's not easy to make these changes but it is fully doable and I can help you with these changes. Let me help guide you. Start by calling me at 714-432-9856.

Psychotherapist

Heather Browne, PsyD, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

Finding the right therapist is vital to the growth and healing of the individual. My goal is to uncover what my clients need and find ways to help them activate this within session and within their lives. I am very active, encouraging, using humor and stories or videos to help them reframe the areas were they are stuck or confused. My goal is to help them see that the tapes that they believe are no longer helping them and to give them the freedom to see themself with new eyes.

Psychotherapist

Mary Ann Nugent, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

Psychotherapy allows for revisiting our progress as individuals and assessing our lives in terms of our strengths, weaknesses and aspirations. It also provides an opportunity to initiate personal change and growth. Additionally, it assists with an honest accounting of who we are and who we are aspiring to be. Dealing with day to day challenges can create imbalances that propel one to search for answers. Whether the focus of therapy relates to the past, present, and/or future, it is time with the self.

Psychotherapist

Sue Shepard, MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

Psychotherapy can be a frightening word because “psycho” brings up images of Norman Bates and he is certainly someone none of us want to be associated with. The truth is that psychotherapy is just a fancy word for counseling. If “therapy” is used alone, people ask if it is physical therapy, occupational therapy, etc. A prefix was needed to distinguish it from other therapies and unfortunately “psycho” was chosen. Please don’t let the word stop you from seeking any necessary help you may be seeking. Needing help doesn’t mean you are crazy or that you are weak. We all need help at various stages of our lives and if you are in need now, please let me assist you. Call me at 714-751-0888.

Psychotherapist

Dr. Lynne, Ph.D., L.M.F.T.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

Individual therapy can be one of the most exciting journeys one may ever take. The willingness to "look within" with a professional therapist will help you discover new insights, awarenesses and self knowledge. Looking at your strengths as well as your weaknesses can help you grow. Looking at your fears, your insecuritiees, your esteem, your counter productive behaviors and discovering the "core" can help you break free from negative thoughts, depression and anxiety. Self awareness can lead to a better understanding of self, which will usually lead to better relationships. The quality of your life can be increased on the journey of therapy.

Psychotherapist

Dr. Martin Eaton, PhD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

I work with clients with the goal of resolving their issue on a short-term basis. I believe in helping clients to work through their challenges rather than passively keeping them in therapy longer than they need to be. I use a combination of cognitive-behavioral therapy, family systems, and solutions-focused therapy to bring wellness to the individual.

Psychotherapist

Daryl Temkin, Daryl Temkin

Ph.D., Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

Psychotherapy or counseling is an essential tool to provide individuals, couples or family groups who may have been in conflict, discord or even crisis to a new level of resolve and ideally into a functioning working relationship with restored possibilities of effective communications and an integration of new responses and new relationship insight and responsibility. Counseling an psychotherapy are meant to help a person see themselves and the world around them in a manner which can provide them with valuable insights, awareness and useful life tools which will lead to effective and successful behaviors, personal contentment and greater possible happiness.

Psychotherapist

DeAnn Richter, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

In Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, we look at the underlying concept, which is that your thoughts and feelings play a fundamental role in your behavior. For example, if you spend a lot of time thinking about plane crashes, runway accidents, and other air disasters, you may find yourself avoiding air travel. The goal of cognitive behavior therapy is to teach you that while you cannot control every aspect of the world around you, you can take control of how you interpret and deal with things in your environment.

Psychotherapist

Deborah Farnsworth, Psy.D.

Psychotherapist/Psychoanalyst

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

I use an Object relations approach to psychotherapy which entails looking at how your relationships affect your functioning. As a certified psychoanalyst, I am always listening for issues connected to your past and yet I am always grounded in the present. Looking at the past is only helpful if it helps us live richer and fuller lives now. As we explore the important relationships in your life we may see that there are faulty perceptions interfering with your happiness. Old feelings from the past can hinder you personal progress. I focus on helping you to remove the obstacles that get in your way. Our relationship is important for your healing. Let's see if we are a good fit!

Psychotherapist

Sue Shepard, MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

Psychotherapy can be a frightening word because “psycho” brings up images of Norman Bates and he is certainly someone none of us want to be associated with. The truth is that psychotherapy is just a fancy word for counseling. If “therapy” is used alone, people ask if it is physical therapy, occupational therapy, etc. A prefix was needed to distinguish it from other therapies and unfortunately “psycho” was chosen. Please don’t let the word stop you from seeking any necessary help you may be seeking. Needing help doesn’t mean you are crazy or that you are weak. We all need help at various stages of our lives and if you are in need now, please let me assist you. Call me at 714-751-0888.

Psychotherapist

Anthony Fiore, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

I do short-term solutions-oriented therapy to help you think differently about yourself and your world and then develop skills to better deal with your issues from the past or to better deal with current areas of difficulty. We start by assessing problem areas, and then deciding together how best to approach them and what result we would like at the end of therapy. Therapy itself involves talking in sessions, and feedback from me,but also many other skill-building activities such as reading, practicing new behaviors between sessions, and doing things to reduce life stress.

Psychotherapist

Marijane Ward, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

I enter into each new psychotheraputic relationship with an extreme prejudice that therapy works, for most people. Finding the best fit is an important component to good treatment. It's important for the person whom you are sharing your most vulnerable and initimate information be someone you have faith in, sets good boundaries, understands your specific needs and that you can ask questions freely and without judgement. I work collaboratively with clients to better gain a sense of understanding about their particular problems or concerns. Each therapist brings their own education, personality and experiences to the therapy hour, its part of our humanness and this must be a good fit.

Psychotherapist

Robert Puff, M.A., M.Div., Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

3 Quick Tips to manage your stress and anger: - Use your work-out time to process your stress and anger - Use “On-the-Spot Tension Tamers” - Have an “Emergency Exit Strategy” I’d like to offer you 3 quick tips on managing the stress or anger in your life. Although I’ve written more extensively on this in other publications, this is just a quick, short list of three things you can do to tone things down a notch and improve your life. First, make sure that you are exercising regularly. While you exercise, become aware of what is bothering you. As you focus on your stressors, let the physiological energy generated by your anger or angst be burned off by your body. Let the exertion cleanse you....

Psychotherapist

Patrice Hooke, M.S., MFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

I have always believed that with compassion and understanding we can all find healing and have a more fulfilling life. I provide a trusting, comfortable, safe and nurturing environment which allows my clients to express their thoughts, feelings and emotions while feeling at-ease. Using practical honest feedback and focusing on the strengths of my clients, I help them to reach their goals. I teach skills, provide exercises and role-play to help clients learn new and healthier ways of coping. I get excited when my clients express how our counseling enabled them to accomplish their goals and embrace positive change in their lives. They are no longer left holding it all inside.

Psychotherapist

Brenda Gesell, Ph.D.

Licensed M.F.T. Individual, Couples and Group Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

I have a warm, compassionate, down-to-earth style. I focus on helping people improve self-awareness, learn self-acceptance and create greater intimacy in their relationships. I believe in creating a sacred space where individuals can honor their true feelings and learn to let go of shame. I do not offer trite clichés or stereotypical therapeutic interventions; my treatment approach helps individuals develop mindfulness, curiosity and self-compassion. Your wounds will be honored, your imagination will be cherished and your dreams will be respected. Most importantly, I am dedicated to supporting your healing and growth.

Psychotherapist

Teje Aliberti, MA, Clinical Psychology, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

At times, life can become challenging, stressful and confusing. Whether you are grieving a loss, making a life transition, dealing with depression & anxiety, surviving a trauma, individual counseling can help with feelings and problems you may not be able to resolve on your own. As an mental health therapist, I provide counseling to adult men and women who are experiencing problems that are getting in the way of their preferred life. I aim to enter every therapeutic conversation with purpose and sensitivity. I listen and inquire with curiosity so clients leave our conversations relating differently to their problems & feeling better.

Psychotherapist

OC Relationship Center, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

You deserve to feel better and have less anxiety, less self-doubt in your life and relationship. Our licensed, compassionate and professional counselors at OC Relationship Center can help you feel better with psychotherapy and counseling. So if you are tired of feeling not good enough - or tired of struggling in a relationship, let us help at our office in Fullerton, CA. Here are some benefits of psychotherapy: improved relationships, a greater sense of peace and calm, more self-confidence and more energy - even a more positive view of life. Please don't go through this alone. Psychotherapy and the counselors at OC Relationship Center can help. We offer individual and couples psychotherapy.

Psychotherapist

Andrea Schoon, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

Life is full of challenges and we get thrown curve balls which we are often not prepared for. We may come from homes which were unhealthy and now being in a relationship can be frustrating and confusing. Raising children is the hardest job of all. With all that we must deal with, there are times which our own coping styles do not work. It is then that outside help is critical to reduce the risk of symptoms worsening or to spend years just "surviving." It does NOT have to be like this. I can help you sort through the pain and get to a place where peace exists, where healthy relationships exist and where you are optimistic.

Psychotherapist

Steven Harris, PhD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

I try to begin psychotherapy with a clean slate. By this I mean that I have my over 20 years of experience and training, but that I need to start all over again (to uniquely know you!) in terms of learning from the brand new patient what their world is like, what their struggles and symptoms are telling me to help guide us to help them find their way through their dilemmas, goals, and other important matters. I find that the therapy relationship gives us a unique perspective on what it is like to be who they are and look for clues in our work about what occurs for you in relationships, providing a way to learn about who you are in the context of our working relationship.

Psychotherapist

Stephenie Champlin, MSW, ASW

Associate Clinical Social Worker

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

Do you have a behavior, belief or irrational thought that you'd like to change? We often learn the "rules" of life from our family of origin. Sometimes it's believed that these "rules" are the truth; however, these "rules" are how we make it through our families. It is once these rules no longer work for us that we need to change them so we can live life differently and often better. It's not easy to make these changes but it is fully doable and I can help you with these changes. Let me help guide you. Start by calling me at 714-432-9856.

Psychotherapist

Brooke Denni, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

There are as many approaches to psychotherapy as there are therapists so it's hard to know how to choose. I believe several things about what makes psychotherapy work: the first is your relationship with me. I will work hard to earn your trust and to keep it. I believe that in order for psychotherapy to work, you need to feel safe. I also believe in treating each client with kindness and respect. You will feel cared for and listened to and together we will explore the solutions to your problems.

Psychotherapist

Tamara Kubiak, MA, MFTI

Marriage and Family Therapist Registered Intern

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

My goal with each client is to create a warm and accepting environment where personal growth and self-compassion can be developed. I believe that everyone has within them the ability to overcome their personal challenges using their individual strengths. Often these strengths are buried deep among the critical voices of others and ourselves. Through psychotherapy, we will work together to uncover your individual strengths and quiet your critical inner voice in order to inspire your authentic self to shine through. Please call me at (949) 445-3160 to see how I can help you.

Psychotherapist

Meredith Hansen, Psy.D.

Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

Are you tired of feeling unhappy? Do you know that things need to change, but are uncertain how to get there? Would you like support in getting your life back on track, finding yourself again, or making a change that will help you feel better again? We all go through periods where we need a change, but are uncertain or feel unable to get there. Counseling can help. Having someone be there to support and encourage you, help you make important decisions, and hold you accountable can make all the difference. I will help you create the life and relationships you've been wanting to live.

Psychotherapist

Carl Wells, Carl S. Wells Ph.D

California Licensed Clinical Psychologist, MFT

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

A high level of trust and comfort for you in psychotherapy is a must. Working with an experienced therapist you can rely upon to listen skillfully will help you to learn to to lift negative moods, become a better problem solver, or improve relationships. Can simply sharing your problems with a therapist be enough to help you improve? I often hear from new patients that they were dissappointed in prior therapy because they were not helped to foucus and to use specific tools that not only made them feel better in therapy, but also in their lives. Therapy should be designed to help you learn at you own, most effective pace for you.

Psychotherapist

Marijane Ward, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

I enter into each new psychotheraputic relationship with an extreme prejudice that therapy works, for most people. Finding the best fit is an important component to good treatment. It's important for the person whom you are sharing your most vulnerable and initimate information be someone you have faith in, sets good boundaries, understands your specific needs and that you can ask questions freely and without judgement. I work collaboratively with clients to better gain a sense of understanding about their particular problems or concerns. Each therapist brings their own education, personality and experiences to the therapy hour, its part of our humanness and this must be a good fit.

Psychotherapist

Julie Wells, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage, Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

If you have tried therapy before without results, maybe the therapist was not a good fit for you. Successful therapy requires a bond between two people in which there is honesty, unconditional acceptance and nonjudgmental listening. I help my clients learn to listen to and begin to their own internal wisdom and break free from family/friends well-meaning advice.

Psychotherapist

OC Relationship Center, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

You deserve to feel better and have less anxiety, less self-doubt in your life and relationship. Our licensed, compassionate and professional counselors at OC Relationship Center can help you feel better with psychotherapy and counseling. So if you are tired of feeling not good enough - or tired of struggling in a relationship, let us help at our office in Fullerton, CA. Here are some benefits of psychotherapy: improved relationships, a greater sense of peace and calm, more self-confidence and more energy - even a more positive view of life. Please don't go through this alone. Psychotherapy and the counselors at OC Relationship Center can help. We offer individual and couples psychotherapy.

Psychotherapist

Terence Cochran, Ph.D., MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist, Psychoanalyst

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

Good psychotherapy requires listening, understanding, and eventual effective interpretation on the part of the therapist, and the willingness to work toward change on the part of the patient. It does not call for a "God-like" knowledge by the therapist, but for a collaboration by therapist and patient in moving towards more functional living.

Psychotherapist

Terry Anderson, M.S., Psy.D, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

The "fit" between client and therapist is crucial. I create a safe and nonjudgmental setting in which to interact and work together, emphasizing and enhancing your ability to be open and to learn to see yourself as you truly are, without the need for it to be otherwise. I will follow your lead and together we will utilize your innate courage and resourcefulness to find, change and resolve the obstacles or difficulties you may be facing and that are holding you back from living the whole and rich life you want to lead. This is the essence of psychotherapy and of healing. Please feel free to call.

Psychotherapist

Sara Doudna-Klein, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

I believe there are many roads to success in everything you undertake. Success in psychotherapy involves a number of factors but when it comes down to it, you just need the desire to make some changes and the willingness to experience some discomfort for the sake of success. Everything worthwhile costs something...Your time, your money. The effort you put in to learning about yourself is worth much more than you could ever imagine. Everyone is different. My hope is that if you do this work with me you will come to know yourself, both your strengths and your weaknesses in a way that will give you a whoe new appreciation for the unique person you are.

Psychotherapist

Sue Shepard, MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

Psychotherapy can be a frightening word because “psycho” brings up images of Norman Bates and he is certainly someone none of us want to be associated with. The truth is that psychotherapy is just a fancy word for counseling. If “therapy” is used alone, people ask if it is physical therapy, occupational therapy, etc. A prefix was needed to distinguish it from other therapies and unfortunately “psycho” was chosen. Please don’t let the word stop you from seeking any necessary help you may be seeking. Needing help doesn’t mean you are crazy or that you are weak. We all need help at various stages of our lives and if you are in need now, please let me assist you. Call me at 714-751-0888.

Psychotherapist

Lyndsay Elliott, PsyD

Clinical Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

Many of us seek therapy to get relief from emotional distress, or to manage a problem that we are having in our lives. But often, those problems are connected to something deeper and causes us to feel “stuck” in patterns that we are unaware of. A full exploration of your history helps to uncover those more unconscious thoughts and reactions. Learning to manage the problems, while also addressing the underlying triggers is a crucial part in feeling more effective.

Psychotherapist

Andrea Schoon, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

Life is full of challenges and we get thrown curve balls which we are often not prepared for. We may come from homes which were unhealthy and now being in a relationship can be frustrating and confusing. Raising children is the hardest job of all. With all that we must deal with, there are times which our own coping styles do not work. It is then that outside help is critical to reduce the risk of symptoms worsening or to spend years just "surviving." It does NOT have to be like this. I can help you sort through the pain and get to a place where peace exists, where healthy relationships exist and where you are optimistic.

Psychotherapist

Robert Puff, M.A., M.Div., Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

3 Quick Tips to manage your stress and anger: - Use your work-out time to process your stress and anger - Use “On-the-Spot Tension Tamers” - Have an “Emergency Exit Strategy” I’d like to offer you 3 quick tips on managing the stress or anger in your life. Although I’ve written more extensively on this in other publications, this is just a quick, short list of three things you can do to tone things down a notch and improve your life. First, make sure that you are exercising regularly. While you exercise, become aware of what is bothering you. As you focus on your stressors, let the physiological energy generated by your anger or angst be burned off by your body. Let the exertion cleanse you....

Psychotherapist

Christine Prosser, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

All of us, at some point in our lives, experience problems and issues of one form or another , that can be overwhelming. Having a safe place to go to work on these issues, with a trusted psychotherapist, can be very beneficial. No one psychotherapy theory or approach, works best on everyone that comes to therapy . It is very important, therefore, that the therapist be well trained and have an extensive background in a number of theories and approaches, and be able to utilize them effectively, to help each client with their particular issues.

Psychotherapist

Patrice Hooke, M.S., MFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

I have always believed that with compassion and understanding we can all find healing and have a more fulfilling life. I provide a trusting, comfortable, safe and nurturing environment which allows my clients to express their thoughts, feelings and emotions while feeling at-ease. Using practical honest feedback and focusing on the strengths of my clients, I help them to reach their goals. I teach skills, provide exercises and role-play to help clients learn new and healthier ways of coping. I get excited when my clients express how our counseling enabled them to accomplish their goals and embrace positive change in their lives. They are no longer left holding it all inside.

Psychotherapist

Brenda Gesell, Ph.D.

Licensed M.F.T. Individual, Couples and Group Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

I have a warm, compassionate, down-to-earth style. I focus on helping people improve self-awareness, learn self-acceptance and create greater intimacy in their relationships. I believe in creating a sacred space where individuals can honor their true feelings and learn to let go of shame. I do not offer trite clichés or stereotypical therapeutic interventions; my treatment approach helps individuals develop mindfulness, curiosity and self-compassion. Your wounds will be honored, your imagination will be cherished and your dreams will be respected. Most importantly, I am dedicated to supporting your healing and growth.

Psychotherapist

Lyndsay Elliott, PsyD

Clinical Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

Many of us seek therapy to get relief from emotional distress, or to manage a problem that we are having in our lives. But often, those problems are connected to something deeper and causes us to feel “stuck” in patterns that we are unaware of. A full exploration of your history helps to uncover those more unconscious thoughts and reactions. Learning to manage the problems, while also addressing the underlying triggers is a crucial part in feeling more effective.

Psychotherapist

Sue Passalacqua, M.S., MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

My approach to psychotherapy begins with developing a trusting and positive relationship with my client. When my clients trust me the work of healing and growing can begin. I pull from a variety of treatment and therapeutic modalities depending on the client's issues and personality. I see myself as a facilitator and collaborator which allows me to join with my clients to help them create a better life.

Psychotherapist

Jackie Parke, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

Clients in psychotherapy with Dr. Parke benefit from a safe and trusting environment that facilitates healing, transformation, and growth. The therapeutic relationship is built over time to create a safe refuge from the storms of life. Dr. Parke has a highly relational approach that also integrates what the research has shown to be most effective in addressing people's suffering. Therapy is an opportunity for you to examine your life story and create new meaning for a brighter tomorrow, regardless of the circumstances of your past. No matter what your story has been, there is hope and change is possible.

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Ed Segawa, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

Award winning counselor recognized by governement officials at various levels including members of the Cal. State Senate, L.A. County and Cal. State Assembly for my work as a therapist. I am a licensed Marriage and Family therapist with a unique background. I also have over 25 years experience as a computer consultant and have developed an ability to relate to technical and business people. I specialize in marriage counseling, teen counseling, depression, anxiety, anger management and addictions.

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Ana Arguello, MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

Psychotherapy in its very core is the professional relationship between you and your therapist (me). In the beginning of therapy, the first few sessions typically, we consult, develop a clinical assessment and identify your personal mental health goals. As we move forward, we address your mental health needs, your concerns, thoughts and feelings and move in the direction of attaining your clinical goals. In order to truly benefit from psychotherapy you will need to be an active participant and feel comfortable discussing your most guarded "secrets." My focus is to provide you with the best clinical care in an environment that cultivates exploration, introspection and trust.

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Carolyn Hudson, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

I provide a safe environment for you to share your story, address the challenges you are facing, and explore your hurts, hopes, and dreams. My approach to working with you includes a combination of psychodynamic, existential, and attachment-based concepts. I believe your history is important and we take time to address and understand how it has impacted you. We will look at how the person you are today is working for you and address areas that keep you from reaching your current goals. I also want to know how your past affects your ability to be in relationship with others. I will walk alongside you through this journey of healing and personal growth.

Psychotherapist

Lisa Pines, MS (Hablo Español)

Marriage and Family Therapist Registered Intern

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

Starting therapy can be a difficult process. I bring a safe warm environment where people can heal from what is holding them back. I provide psychotherapy services for adults, adolescents and families. I help people improve their relationships and also heal from depression and anxiety. To learn more about my services or schedule an appointment, call me at (949) 436-8068.

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Philip R Copeland, LCSW, BCD

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

I provide psychotherapy for a number of issues rangeing from ccurrent life problems or stressors as well as serious problems related to life functioning such as difficulty functioning in amarriage or ajob. I use supportive psychotherapy where we help the person talk about the issues and work with them to help them find solutions to the problems. . Some problems involved looking only at the current issues wher others may involve looking at and working with past life traumas and problems which have interfered with their functioning in their lives. I use several forms of psychotherapy in cluding supportive therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, hypnotherapy behavioral therapy and EMDR

Psychotherapist

Piper Walsh, Ph.D

Clinical Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

Are you grappling with life, relationship, or work issues? When these issues begin to cause you a great deal of worry or pain, it’s good to find someone to talk to. My focus is on guiding you in learning more constructive ways to deal with the problems in your life. When helping you through this difficult period my approach is supportive, caring, and infused with humor. I assist you in building insights and a skill set that can be applied to a multitude of life stressors.When you become aware of how you move through your world, you can begin to gently guide yourself in a new direction. I look forward to facilitating this process. Please ring 949.370.4726 or e-mail info@southoccounseling.com.

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Betsy Walli, MS, PhD

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist 85860

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

Sometimes the harder try to connect, the more distant and lonely you end up feeling. Yet you keep using the same ineffective strategies, because what else can you do? Or maybe you give up. You are probably spending enough time and effort already trying to make it work — you’re just doing it in the wrong way. I can help you channel your efforts more successfully using emotionally focused therapy (EFT).

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Susette Magana, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

Psychotherapy is a place for you to feel safe and connected. You can say anything you need to, with a person who accepts you and is trained to problem solve when needed. I am a therapist who is here to be with you as you process out needs and fears in your relationships. I invite you to be yourself, and guide and reflect on our therapy process so that it addresses your need. If you need more problem solving, or more "processing" time (or just someone to hear you out), I'm here for that. You should feel comfortable with your therapist...it's important to find someone who helps you have a new discovery or to relieve stress by attending weekly.

Psychotherapist

Piper Glasier, MSW, LCSW, Psy.D

Psychotherapist/Psychoanalyst

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

Having received my doctorate degree is psychoanalysis, my psychotherapy skills are now enhanced and expanded to work at deeper levels and in a more thorough manner. We all have themes of struggle and allowing a well trained professional to brainstorm with you about the obstacles that prevent you from living life more fully, can make all the difference in the world. Experiencing richness in our relationships and feeling we are thriving and productive individuals makes life feel worth living.

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Colleen Young, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

I chose the field of counseling because I am passionate about people & the process of growth. I chose to be a psychotherapist out of a sincere desire to help others believe in themselves and reach the goals they have set to lead more sucessful lives and enjoy healthier, happier relationships with those around them. I have a broad experience in working with individuals, children, couples & families. I consider it an honor to be present alongside my clients on such a rich, rewarding and powerful journey.

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Harris Marriage & Family Therapy Inc., LMFT

Harris Marriage & Family Therapy, Inc.

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

Our approach is a combination of psychodynamic, object relations , cognitive behavioral, and family systems. The approach is based upon the needs and requests of the client. Our sign says Harris Marriage & Family Therapy, Inc. "A Safe Place with Answers" We want our clients to visit our office and have a safe, respectful, healing experience. We provide a separate entrance and exit to optimize confidentiality. We have state of the art sound, proof walls and an annunciator to signal your therapist you have arrived. All of this to ensure your privacy. We value each and every person and the privilege to earn their trust to help them through their struggles.

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Vicki Asher Wills, PsyD, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Clinical Psychology Doctor

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

My approach to psychotherapy is collaborative in that I work with my clients to unearth dysfunctional patterns of behaving or relating that are keeping them from the fulfilling lives and/or relationships they seek. As a solutions-focused psychotherapist I use complementary therapy approaches and techniques to teach clients new skills, increase understanding and insight, and build healthier lifestyle habits that are customized to address their unique therapy goals. My clients are encouraged to practice these new behaviors and ways of thinking between sessions so that the changes they make through our work together produce more satisfying and fulfilling lives.

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Pamela Wilson, Psy.D., MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist & Psychoanalyst

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

I provide more in-depth psychoanalytic psychotherapy, which deals with unconscious motivations, defenses and projections. I look at early attachment and how our difficulties in early relationships contribute to psychopathology and problems in our present relationships. With my approach, you will benefit from a lasting, more internal shift in uncomfortable and painful feelings as a result of a new and more positive, safe relationship experience within the therapeutic setting.

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Kristi Starkey, MS, MFT, #52051

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

I am Kristi Starkey a Marriage and Family Therapist in Mission Viejo, CA and I use attachment theory as my main approach to psychotherapy. Attachment theory serves as a solid foundation for understanding the development of ineffective coping strategies and the underlying dynamics of your emotional difficulties. I can help you with attachment anxiety and attachment avoidance so you will understand how past experiences with caregivers or significant others have shaped your attachment. I will also help you see how these patterns work to protect you, not only early in life, but also later in life and how they contribute to your experiences of distress.

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Anthony Fiore, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

I do short-term solutions-oriented therapy to help you think differently about yourself and your world and then develop skills to better deal with your issues from the past or to better deal with current areas of difficulty. We start by assessing problem areas, and then deciding together how best to approach them and what result we would like at the end of therapy. Therapy itself involves talking in sessions, and feedback from me,but also many other skill-building activities such as reading, practicing new behaviors between sessions, and doing things to reduce life stress.

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Laura Adams, Psy.D., MFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist & Psychoanalyst

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

Laura Adams PsyD MFT and Psychoanalyst is located in South Orange County CA with offices in Mission Viejo and Newport Beach. Dr. Adams uses a psychodynamic approach with individuals, couples and families dealing with long-term issues such as depression, stress, anxiety, grief and loss, addictions, anger, infidelity, and fear. Call Dr. Adams directly at (949) 244-1992 or visit www.SouthOCTherapist.com

Psychotherapist

Jeffrey Salinas, MS, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

Psychotherapy gives us the opportunity to understand and change something that is negatively affecting our lives that we do not understand. Examples: Work success unobtainable! I am not liked at work! I Feel hoeless and helpless at times! Romance illudes me! Friendships are few or don't exist at all! I can't get intimate easily! Realtionships come and go! I always seeming pick the wrong people for partners! Its hard for me to set goals! I day dream a lot! In Psychotherapy we will explore the problems, understand the causes, how they are impacting our lives today. We will identify the areas we want to change, seek out solutions, set goals and work toward resolution.

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Benjamin Kaneaiakala III, MBA, CATC IV

Chief Executive Officer

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

Phoenix Rising also honors the traditional elements of treatment including AA programming, CBT, Motivational Interviewing and DBT. Making sure our patients are educated on the disease of addiction, given tools to respond to situations, guidance needed to walk through circumstances, and support from multiple sources in making sure they are able to rise above.

Psychotherapist

Pamela Wilson, Psy.D., MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist & Psychoanalyst

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

I provide more in-depth psychoanalytic psychotherapy, which deals with unconscious motivations, defenses and projections. I look at early attachment and how our difficulties in early relationships contribute to psychopathology and problems in our present relationships. With my approach, you will benefit from a lasting, more internal shift in uncomfortable and painful feelings as a result of a new and more positive, safe relationship experience within the therapeutic setting.

Psychotherapist

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

James Hillman once said, "We've had a hundred years of psychotherapy and the world is getting worse." While there are many occasions where the validation and listening endemic to psychotherapy makes sense, there are times where we over assume that "feeling better" and "changing behavior" are the same. Grey Matters International, Inc. goes after the forgotten brain laws to behavior change that therapists miss when processing hours and hours of dialogues with people. Utilizing a cutting edge technology to facilitate the emotional process of change, we can make the therapy process way more effective, faster, and with less money spent. Contact kevin@kevinflemingphd.com or 877-606-6161.

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Donna Carollo, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

I find Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to be the most useful tool in my psychotherapy toolbox. That's because CBT has been proven scientifically effective to reduce depression and anxiety for the last 50 years - and can be used in conjunction with or without medication. Proponents of CBT contend that it is not the events themselves that cause feelings of depression and anxiety, but rather what we tell ourselves about such events. Let me help you to identify the hurtful "self-talk" that is derailing your happiness!

Psychotherapist

Kristin Martinez, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

I specialize in working with children, teens, and adults with a history of childhood trauma. I am experienced and certified working with people who have a history of sexual abuse, incest, neglect, physical abuse, divorce, death, loss, etc. With treatment, the difficult experience of living with trauma (anxiety, difficulty sleeping, nightmares, relationship issues, feeling alone, etc.) can be alleviated and life can feel worthwhile again.

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Gail Desilets, MA, MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

I know that people who want to change their lives do so from a position of strength. Sometimes we can get overwhelmed by everything that it is going wrong. My role is to be your objective observer who will have the important task of reminding you of what is going right also. We will need what is going right to fix what is going wrong. Let's get started right away! You are cordially invited to view my blog "Recipe for Happiness" at: www.gail-desilets.blogspot.com

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Amie Lowery-Luyties, MFT, PPS, MS

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

My goal is to provide a safe and non-judgmental place where I can help my clients reach their full potential by processing feelings (past and present issues), improving communication, and exploring family issues that may be a barrier to success. I have worked with adults, children, adolescents, couples, and families with various issues including: Depression, Anxiety, Communication, Coming Out Issues, Increasing Intimacy, Sexual Identity, Attention Problems, Self Esteem, Anger Management, Addiction Issues, Bereavement, Relationship Issues and Trauma.

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Linda Nusbaum, M.A., MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

Is it time for you to learn about yourself? We are taught a lot of things in our world; how to be a student, how to live in a family, how to work, and how to expect to be happy. Only many times we are not taught about our internal selves and we really don't know what will make us happy. Many of us know what makes us unhappy. Why not discover what brings you joy? This is psychotherapy; a journey into yourself, gaining an understanding of YOU? It may become the most fascinating journey of your life, and it may bring you the tools you are missing to create a joyous, peaceful, loving existence. Don't wait to become your best you.

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Hope for Healing Counseling, Inc., LMFTs and LCSWs

LMFT's and LCSW's

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

Our role is to develop a strong, supportive and collaborative therapeutic alliance with our clients instilling hope for healing from past trauma. We work to engage our clients in the therapeutic process in order to promote progress and the development of positive goals and expectations. Clients are equipped with effective coping skills that give them greater success in managing challenges they face in their daily lives.

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Catherine Wheeler, MFT

Dr.

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

Today we want so much from life and from love. Finally we have tools to help us grow out of issues that keep us stuck! Tools can be used to release buried feelings that keep us wound up, anxious and too compulsive (or addictive) to really connect and feel nourished. Using tools helps us regain our center and overcome the wounds from our childhood that hold us back. Depression, anxiety and old anger can restrict our capacity to really live a full life. Tools give us a way to have healthy boundaries, to manage our moods better, to be more sensual and passionate and to make life feel like an adventure, not a endurance test! We don't have to be perfect but we can reach our potential!

Psychotherapist

Donna Carollo, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

I find Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to be the most useful tool in my psychotherapy toolbox. That's because CBT has been proven scientifically effective to reduce depression and anxiety for the last 50 years - and can be used in conjunction with or without medication. Proponents of CBT contend that it is not the events themselves that cause feelings of depression and anxiety, but rather what we tell ourselves about such events. Let me help you to identify the hurtful "self-talk" that is derailing your happiness!

Psychotherapist

Stuart Kaplowitz, MFT

Marriage & Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

We all need to put ourselves first sometimes. Unfortunately, we may be too busy for ourselves. If you are discouraged, anxious, angry or your needs are being put on hold, please ask yourself how long will this continue? Reaching out for help is something you deserve. Imagine more of your wants and needs being met. Imagine feeling more hopeful, more optimistic and just plain happier. This can happen. Please don't wait another day. Help for those in Chino, Chino Hills, Diamond Bar, Claremont and surrounding areas

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Lily Habte, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

Psychotherapy is one of the most effective modalities for clients looking to change patterns in their behavior, and understanding the motivation behind the behavior. We are all a combination of the multiple experiences that give us our unique outlook and belief system in life. Often these beliefs systems create conflict with your partner, and can be easily personalized.

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Tara Hernandez, MA., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

Ask yourself, when was the last time I invested in me, my own well-being and overall health? Psychotherapy offers you the opportunity to express your unspoken fears and worries in a healthy way while learning insight as to the causes of the underlying issue. While supported by your therapist, you have the opportunity to explore and process the impact of life events (ie., childhood experiences/relationships, major life changes such as marriage, birth of a child, divorce, loss of a loved one, and current relationships) in a non-judging environment that will afford you the opportunity to improve your overall level of functioning.

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A Mission For Michael, M.D.

Medical Doctor

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

A Mission for Michael, Inc's primary therapist, Dr. Martin Pennington integrates a synthesis of developmental, object-relations and cognitive behavioral therapeutic modalities to help his clientele navigate necessary, healthy transformational change in their thinking and behavior. He will utilize psychodrama and family sculpting to develop a three dimensional presentation of core issues and family dynamics.

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Dr. Carol Francis, Psy.D., MFT, CHypT,

Clinical Psychologist, Marriage, Family & Child, Hypnosis

Within Driving Distance of Santa Ana, CA

For 36 years, I have discovered the importance of having many psychotherapy techniques available to help people succeed in their lives. No one psychotherapy tool fits everyone and every life-event. Some work better with analytic, thinking and talking tools. Others grow faster with art, stress management even hypnotherapy or neurolinguistic programming. Emotion-based therapies can provide relief, caring healing and recovery. Nutritional and fitness counseling can be essential to alter emotional, mental and personal stress for some. Life Coaching and counseling can aim directly toward solutions and skills improvements. No one tool fits all. DrCarolFrancis.com 310-543-1824

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