Family Counseling Services in Placentia, CA.

Find a family therapist in Placentia, California. Effective help for relationships, blended families, family of origin and other issues.


Family Therapist

Mary Ann Nugent, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Placentia

In the beginning family teaches us who we are and how to relate to others. Our family can enhance our self esteem, provide a nurturing environment for our well-being and influence our outlook on life. Parenting skills and increased understanding of child developmental stages are emphasized in younger families. As a family matures, the focus may change to accommodate life transitions. Complications may arise related to expectations, autonomy, and issues of inter-relatedness. Each family member has the ability to positively or negatively affect the lives of the other members. A healthy, resilient, family structure values both individuality and group cohesiveness. They are able to accept the na....

Family Therapist

John Quinlan, Psy.D.

Psychologist (License # PSY23794)

Within driving distance of Placentia

In today’s culture, having children derived from more than one relationship is common. Divorce and remarriage can lead to a complex view of what is family. With these complexities come pressure, confusion, frustration, anxiety, and depression. These emotions can be experienced by any part of the family; the children, the father(s), or the mother(s) or even with extended family like the grandparents. Often these emotions are advanced as the lines of connection and boundaries are blurred or misunderstood. Counseling can help you to discover the importance of boundaries, understand the need for healthy relationships, and find balance.

Family Therapist

Kristi Starkey, MS, MFT, #52051

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Placentia

As a Counselor in Mission Viejo, CA I will work with you and your family to identify conflicting rules, roles, and expectations. I will help you have more direct and compassionate communication with one another, and give you tools to manage and resolve conflict. I will help you experience better emotional connection between one another. I also have experience with blended families and can help you integrate two families. Family therapy can help address issues that come with blending two families and facilitate communication so that each family member can give a voice to their feelings in a respectful and loving way.

Family Therapist

Rebecca Bokoch, PsyD

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Placentia

I specialize in supporting the healthy growth and development of family relationships. Family therapy provides a secure and nurturing environment for these relationships to blossom. The bond between parent and child is of crucial importance for the secure development of children and their future relationships. The ultimate goal is to help families to create healthy bonds that bring joy to their life and relationships. I have experience working with families with children of all ages from infancy to young adulthood.

Family Therapist

Duane Osterlind, LMFT, CSAT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Placentia

I am an expert in Family Therapy based in the Satir model. Working with the whole family can have a dramatic positive impact on everyone involved. The problem is often not the problem. It is how you cope the problem that is the real issue. I can help your family work together to change the how you cope, as a family, with difficult situations and problems and bring peace to the household.

Family Therapist

Carl Wells, Carl S. Wells Ph.D

California Licensed Clinical Psychologist, MFT

Within driving distance of Placentia

If you are at your wits end trying to balance the confusing and demanding needs of one or all family members you may benefit from my ability to help you sort it all out. With me you will find someone capable to help listen compassionately to all and give you and your family the relief of having an experienced coach. I can help improve communication and prescribe learning experiences that give you confidence in better problem solving.

Family Therapist

Tara Hernandez, MA., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Placentia

Often times we don't realize the impact our birth families have on how we function on a day to day basis and the difficulties we face. Take this opportunity to explore the dynamics of your childhood, learn how your relationships with immediate and extended family members has impacted your approach to current relationships, work, changes in life and potential stressors.

Family Therapist

Julie Wells, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage, Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Placentia

Raised in a family of seven siblings, I understand the challenges of families and the unique dynamics involved. If your family is experiencing trauma, loss from a recent death, or just has a hard time getting along, family counseling is the answer. I use Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), a proven method of improving family relationships and breaking out of the negative cycles of pain and anger.

Family Therapist

Steven Harris, PhD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Placentia

Families are the fundamental unit of our society. Healthy families make our world better. I try to balance the needs of the individual with the need for a stable and happy family. It is critical that all voices be heard, including children who do not have the authority of a parent, but whose voice, feelings and behaviors are always some kind of barometer about what is going on in the family. Finding ways to support multiple needs while preserving the family's stability is what I specialize in. While compromise can be important, I feel it is important to help families find ways where all basic needs can be met. You will learn to be open and communicate more in your family work with me.

Family Therapist

Deborah Vinall, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Placentia

Our struggles are not formed, nor do they persist, in a vacuum. Particularly when working with young children, it is often important to work with the family as a unit to create systemic changes which will support lasting change. This make take the shape of helping to facilitate difficult parent - teen communication, change interaction patterns between parents and children to support changes in all family members, or involving the family in supporting one member's recovery from a traumatic experience. Whatever your goal is for your family, please call to discuss how family therapy with me may benefit you.

Family Therapist

Dr. Chris Nikolaidis, PhD

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Placentia

Looking for Family Therapy? Are you wanting to improve your relationships in your family? Family therapy is often a great support to someone who is being seen in individual therapy. I help families become emotionally connected. I am passionate about empowering family members understand each other, feel heard and respected, improve communication, work through conflicts, and learn new, positive coping skills. My goal in family therapy is to help family members to create a shared vision and great relationships. Call, click or text (949)791-7127 or (310)729-7971 for a free 20 minute phone consultation.

Family Therapist

Laura Adams, Psy.D., MFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist & Psychoanalyst

Within driving distance of Placentia

Dr. Laura Adams is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Psychoanalyst in South Orange County CA. Dr. Adams has extensive experience working with couples, individuals and families dealing with communication problelms, anger, teenager issues, blended families, and gay/ lesbian issues. For an appointment please go to www.SouthOCTherapist.com or call Dr. Laura directly at (949) 244-1992

Family Therapist

Megan Lundgren, M.S. LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Placentia

"I love my family enough to bring them here. As a family, we need help." Many of my clients are families who need support and guidance to help them through a difficult season in their family life. Frequent conflicts, feeling distant, and wanting to talk openly and honestly within the security and privacy of my therapy office are typical reasons families come to me for Family Therapy. As a Family-Systems Therapist, I help families explore how their relationships can be transformed through openness to a new way of communicating and relating to one another. If your family could benefit from support and guidance, call me today at (626) 272-4908. I look forward to connecting with you.



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Thank you for visiting our California search of licensed family therapists in Placentia.  Discord due from strife, marital problems, sibling rivalry, family of origin issues and blended families (just to name a few) can strain and hurt loving relationships. Counseling with honesty and depth will get to the heart of the issues and work towards healing. Find resolution for your family in Placentia right now, please contact a specialist above, you can email 24/7.

Placentia is located in Orange County, California. It has a land area of 6.61 square miles and a water area of 0.01 square miles.  The population of Placentia is 52,495 people with 16,050 households and a median annual income of $79,598. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Placentia, CA

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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Placentia for the average family. While sustaining a commitment to therapy is usually not an issue, if mental health treatment feels like a burden please ask your counselor about accepted insurance plans or sliding scale fees