Family therapy services in 92563: Murrieta, CA. Relationship and couples counseling.

Family counseling in 92563: Murrieta, CA. Honest and effective help for couples, relationships and blended families in and around Murrieta, California.


Donald Hall, M.A.
Family Therapist

Donald Hall, M.A.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

41700 IVY STREEET STE B, MURRIETA, California 92562 | 9513040882 x2

It has been said that " people do what they know how to do, and when it doesn't work, they do more of it." If your family is "stuck" in repetitive negative and unhealthy patterns, I will work with you to identify these patterns and help you move forward as a family toward positive and more loving ways of living with each other. Family systems and developmental theories about life-cycle stages guide my work with families. These approaches are also appropriate for families making post-divorce adjustments and especially for launching adolescents.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Family Therapist

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Temecula, California 92592 | 1-877-606-6161

Most family therapists inadvertently create more chaos through their well-intentioned efforts to assist a family move through a change process. Why? Brains are inherently deregulated (all of us, may I add) and most talking and dialoguing misses brain-centric problems that need more intensive help. Many times the emotional trauma created by years of solving problems ineffectively can wreak havoc on the brain's parasympathetic nervous system, not ever giving the family a break from flight or fight thinking. Contact us for an innovative neuroscience solution to family dysfunction. Kevin@kevinflemingphd.com or 877-606-6161.

Laura Adams, Psy.D., MFT
Family Therapist

Laura Adams, Psy.D., MFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist & Psychoanalyst

Rancho Santa Margarita, California 92679 |

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

Vicki Asher Wills, PsyD, LCSW
Family Therapist

Vicki Asher Wills, PsyD, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Clinical Psychology Doctor

128 Del Mar Ave., San Clemente, California 92688 | 949-648-1213

Family therapy is often the treatment of choice for families who are confronted with specific crisis situations, (such as death, divorce, illness, or child/adolescent issues). When the family is the client, I assess the way members interact and work to improve communication and problem-solving skills, as well as resolve the current life stressors. Each family member plays a role in the way the family interacts and is seen as a vital participant in both the healthy and dysfunctional styles of interaction. Therefore, in family counseling the goal is to assist each member to work together more effectively to create a more functional family unit.

Sue Cates, MA, LMFT
Family Therapist

Sue Cates, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Vista, California 92081 | 760 822-0321

Families can be the source of tremendous joy and also the source of tremendous pain. When things are feeling out of control at home or in your extended family, members often become depressed and angry. Emotionally Focused Family Therapy can help transform negative interaction patterns and restore connections. Your family can be a safe place, a place where each member is valued, loved and appreciated for their unique qualities. If you are a family with a Special Needs child, you have specific challenges that can be helped by an experienced therapist. You do not need to navigate this difficult road alone!

Donna Carollo, M.A., LMFT
Family Therapist

Donna Carollo, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

657 Camino De Los Mares, Suite 241, San Clemente, California 92673 | 949-547-2957

As a Marriage and Family Therapist, I believe in Systems Theory - which regards family relationships as an important factor in psychological health. I believe that regardless of the origin of the problem, clients benefit when the whole family participates in therapy. This school of thought adheres to the idea that no individual in the family is the "problem" - although he/she can often be viewed as the scapegoat in the family. "Fixing" an individual without addressing the dynamics and rules of the wider family system is not helpful for the long term well-being of the individual or the familial relationships.

Thomas Schmierer, Catholic Therapist, Licensed MFT
Family Therapist

Thomas Schmierer, Catholic Therapist, Licensed MFT

Healing and Peace Catholic Therapy Services

3088 Pio Pico Dr, Ste 203, Carlsbad, California 92008 | (760) 529-0830

Families come to me in a state of chaos and upon successfult treatment, leave with structure, stability, and love. I will teach you how to use a simple method of communication to put a quick end to "too long" arguments... and that's just the first session. Parents can regain control over their disruptive children once they learn my techniques of "seeing" and "guiding." Put an end to being too critical of or spoiling your kids. Contact Thomas Schmierer, Catholic Therapist, LMFT today!

Adrienne Levy, MA LMFT
Family Therapist

Adrienne Levy, MA LMFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

2558 Roosevelt Street, Suite 204, Carlsbad, California 92008 | 760-720-5320

I have learned that rarely is a problem located in 1 person alone. Systems such as families or marriages, support and maintain problem dynamics. It can be helpful to discern how various members in a family deliberately or unconsciously contribute to maintenance of problems. Rather than focus on changing 1 person, therapy can focus on disrupting a problem dynamic and learning new ways to respond to old provocations.

Lu Ann Ahrens, MS, LMFT
Family Therapist

Lu Ann Ahrens, MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

5053 La Mart Drive, Suite 105, Riverside, California 92507 | 951-782-8050

I use Emotionally Focused Family Therapy to help with the underlying negative cycles that lead to major communication disconnections between family members, such as mothers/ daughters. Sometimes families find themselves at an impasse and need a third objective party to help problem-solve. I work to help families bridge these impasses by bringing involved parties together and looking for common goals/strengths, what is currently working, what needs to change, and then helping the family to talk together to find resolution.

Rebecca Tekeian, MA, LPCC
Family Therapist

Rebecca Tekeian, MA, LPCC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

Riverside, California 92507 | 740-303-2505

Exploring Family Therapy and the options and benefits it can bring to your family is important. Family is a unit, and when there is a problem, there can be a need to go through therapy to discuss ways to solve the problem and to improve the way in which the unit works and functions. This can often times be a mode to help improve communication and to make intentions and actions clear for one another. Using solution-focused techniques in family therapy helps us accomplish goals and objectives set for all members of the family and help us use our strengths for the advantage of the family as a unit.

Priscilla Baudoin, MFT
Family Therapist

Priscilla Baudoin, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

4827 W. Glen Abbey, Banning, California 92220 | (951) 741-7973

I can help you gain perspective on the dynamics of family interactions and find healthier ways to bond as a family. The family system is where you can find the love and support you need to deal with your daily struggles, but it does require some effort. I can help you learn to resolve family conflicts and establish stronger family ties through opening up family communication to promote a stronger union.

Julie Wells, M.S., LMFT
Family Therapist

Julie Wells, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage, Family Therapist

7545 Irvine Center Drive, Suite 200, Irvine, California 92618 | 949-391-3505

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.

Pamela Polcyn, Ph.D, MFT
Family Therapist

Pamela Polcyn, Ph.D, MFT

Licensed Marriage And Family Therapist

701 Garden View Ct., #15, Encinitas, California 92024 | 760-7531551

Family Therapy can offer simple solutions to complex problems that undermine the strength of the family. With the insight and support of a trained therapist you can see self defeating behavior and learn ways to improve your life and the life of family members. Rebuilding the connective tissues of love, intimacy and communication contribute to being happy now rather than being stuck in patterns of resentments, sadness and fears that make happy relationships difficult. Learning to trust yourself and other family members strengthens the bonds that make relationships both meaningful and rewarding. Sometimes going back to the basics of kindness and respect create the profound changes we want.

Rebecca Friese, M.A., LMFT
Family Therapist

Rebecca Friese, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

1831 S. El Camino Real, Encinitas, California 92024 | 760 566-5513

Is your family life difficult these days? Do power struggles, conflicts and poor communication keep you frustrated, hurt and upset? I offer family counseling to improve communication and build healthy connections. I have extensive experience with teenagers and raised four children of my own, so I know what it takes to turn a family into a positive, functioning team. It would be a privilege to work with your family.

Scott Wood, M.A.
Family Therapist

Scott Wood, M.A.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Each stage of a family's life cycle presents new and unique challenges. Interaction patterns that were functional in earlier stages may no longer be effective. Coping with challenges and negotiating new boundaries and ways of relating can be difficult and problems can appear overwhelming. I assist families in developing manageable solutions, maintaining connections, and re-establishing an environment of mutual love and support. Don’t live with the pain and fear of family conflict any longer. Contact me so we can get your family the support you need.


92563 is a zip code located in Riverside County and part of Murrieta, California. It has a land area of 20.221 square miles.  The population of 92563 is 53,892 people.