Hello there! I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I am also a mother, daughter and sister. Throughout this journey called life, I have been fortunate to cross paths with all persons from all walks of life. I like to believe there is something to learn from every experience and interaction we have with all people. I have come to learn, even the not so pleasant of experiences are opportunities to grow and in the future be a source of support and comfort for someone else.
I believe we can allow life to happen to us, or we can grab life by the horns and take charge. Our work together would be collaborative and include assistance in empowering you to have the final say about your life and creating a new narrative. I like to believe in the power of choices. I believe we have the choice of what our mood is going to be in that very moment. And when we finally realize the power we possess, our days become easier and less bothered. We are able to meet the world with more compassion, because we can better regulate and chose our mood allowing us to have a different perspective than before. My approach includes use of Narrative, Cognitive Behavioral and Solution Focus Therapy. 

 When I'm not deep into my thoughts, I enjoy spending time with family, exercising, reading a good book, and traveling but nothing compares to the joy I have for helping others. Thank you for allowing me to be a part of your journey! I am truly honored.

As a Marriage Family Therapist I focus my approach to the individuals particular needs and goals. Also to establishing a supportive place for clients to heal and make changes in their lives.
While using a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral therapy (DBT) and mindfulness base approach along with establishing a trusting, supportive relationship so we can achieve your best personal growth.
Together we can work to gain insight into the cause of personal challenges and develop strategies and learn new skills to succeed now and in the future.

Jennifer Drown MFT

Eunice Fuentes LPCC

Hi there, I’m Hope.
Are the stressors of everyday life taking a toll on you? Left unchecked, those stressors can show up as anxiety, depression, and self-doubt which can negatively impact your interpersonal relationships and health. I help people manage and process the effect of those stressors. Together we can identify some positive coping mechanisms to improve your quality of life. We will use an all-encompassing approach that focuses on the health of the body and mind. I promote integrating healthy life habits that include; positive affirmations, mindfulness, and art to increase self-awareness and self-love as I’m a big proponent of self-acceptance! Though therapy can be scary, think of it as the first step! After all you deserve some peace. In sessions together, I will meet you where you are at and we will go from there.

Kristen Knight MFT

Letitia Obot LPCC

I am passionate about helping people overcome mental health problems that keep them from becoming their best selves. Many problems stem from childhood trauma. It can be very helpful for a person to understand the roots of their anxiety, depression, addictive behaviors, or relationship issues. But I also believe that helping people understand the connection between their thoughts, moods, and behaviors can empower them to change negative thinking patterns that keep them stuck in self-defeating behaviors. I use Cognitive Behavioral interventions to help change these negative thinking patterns. I also use art therapy, Solution-Focused, and mindfulness-based approaches. These strategies can help clients explore trauma and underlying issues, create practical solutions to their problems, and learn to live in the Here-and-Now.
I became a Counselor later in life, so I strongly believe in the adage “It’s never too late to become the person you were meant to be.”

Leticia Facundo LPCC

Elijah Gildea MFT

Anna Murray LMFT

Life can change in an instant. What was once predictable, safe, and familiar is gone and we are left with the unknown. Life transitions, both big and small, require support. Some are easily manageable while others cause us to forget who we once were. In my practice I focus on working together to again find equilibrium. Sometimes we can't be who we once were but it absolutely does not mean we cannot discover who we are now or who we want to be in the future.

Hopraya Stidom MFT

I'd like to take a moment and acknowledge your bravery and courage with taking the first step to becoming a stronger, more resilient version of yourself! We are meant to heal, not suffer on a daily basis. My goal is to support you as the expert of your life. Together exploring and individualizing what works best for you. Clients must be 18+.
My go to approach and theories are Solution-Focused, Client Centered, Psychodynamic, Reality, as well as C.B.T. (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy). I fluctuate between theories according to the situation, person, and issue(s). I also have a background in educational & school counseling and specialize working with school related stress & anxiety.
I support clients with finding meaning in their lives and taking the necessary steps to get there. I'm straightforward and honest with what you need to hear in order to grow as an individual. My goal is to empower you to take back control of YOUR life in order to have your needs met, resulting in being truly happy! 

"I am a licensed Therapist with over a decade of experience in the field. I enjoy working with individuals and supporting them in healing from the struggles of depression, anxiety, trauma, life transitions, and relationship issues. I strive to tailor your therapy experience to what you need, which means I can provide shorter-term, solution-focused therapy or longer-term, in depth work. I want to help you identify the core beliefs, problematic thoughts, self-defeating behaviors, experiences from childhood, and other factors that may be keeping you stuck in your pain. I am trained in Brainspotting (similar to EMDR) I also offer Christian faith based therapy upon request! I look forward to our work together."

Debby Califia LPCC

Dr. Michelle Gonzales-Reed, Ed.D., LMFT, ORDM

Lynne Spencer MFT

River Navarro MFT

Patrice Agredano LMFT

Adrienne Yam MFT

The most powerful thing the therapist does for person is to provide a setting, a nourishing place, a place of safety in which our lives can unfold; a trustworthy place where all life is befriended through an affirmation of faith in our wisdom and creativity.  I will work with you to create such an experience.  
I approach therapy with a variety of modalities that we can use as we find what works best for you.  This includes Transpersonal, Mindfulness and Cognitive Behavioral to name a few.  Not one approach works best for everyone which is why we will decide together how to proceed with helping you.

I honor your courage to seek help in these difficult times! Are you struggling with anxiety, or depression? Are you seeking new ways of being in your relationships? Do you feel stuck, because of painful experiences in the past? Are you confronted with major changes in your life? In therapy you will find the forces that change and heal. I will be a compassionate guide and lead you to the discovery of strengths you carry within you and give you the skills to reach your full potential. I have more than 17 years of experience and use the strategies for change of a wide variety of evidence based therapeutic approaches to create with you a meaningful healing journey toward a life you love.
A trusting relationship with your therapist is the most important part of therapy. My therapy style is deeply compassionate, collaborative, and genuine. We will create a treatment plan together with  goals based on your individual needs and your dreams for the future.
It is my experience that every challenge in life is an opportunity to grow. In therapy you will find your strengths, uncover your true authentic self, and feel empowered to live your full potential, finding meaning and happiness. 

Life has its challenges, and at times we can manage it on our own. Other times, we need assistance and asking for help can be a daunting process. Therapy can help you navigate through those challenges whether they are a result of depression, anxiety, relationships, life changes, work circumstances, or whatever it may be. As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), I have experience working with adults, children, adolescents, and families of various ethnicities, sexual orientations, and socioeconomic statuses. I utilize multiple evidenced-based approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Solution Focused Therapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), mindfulness skills and communication skills training to help clients achieve their goals. With these evidence-based approaches, I can assist you in processing past traumas, decreasing depression, anxiety, and ADHD symptoms, and improve your communication and life management skills. Change is difficult, but not impossible. I look forward to working with you to achieve your therapeutic goals!

As a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, I will help you identify the root concerns that brought you to therapy. I'll provide a safe space to connect with and vocalize the emotions needed to clarify what it is you want for yourself.  Using a narrative approach, we will explore the impact of family relationships, upbringing, and trauma on your sense of self and process the ways we try to control the thoughts and feelings inside such as; increased anxiety, depression, and/or substance abuse. I'll personalize therapy to assist you in building coping skills as well as working through barriers to increase communication and self-worth. Together, we will identify your strengths and practice challenging unhealthy automatic thoughts to find understanding and empowerment. My hope is that you'll create change within using the awareness and acceptance you'll gain. There is nothing wrong with giving yourself permission to put your needs first.
I am an ally to the LGBTQ2S+ community, sex positive, and all ages and genders are welcome.

Margit Ilgen MFT

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist(LMFT) with over 10 years of experience working as a therapist, clinical supervisor, and assistant director of a treatment facility for individuals suffering from mental health and substance use disorders.   

As a LMFT, my goal is to help individuals improve their mental health, address relationship difficulties, and adjust to challenging life changes. I work with clients from a client-centered approach, utilizing a combination of solution-focused therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy.  

 I have experience working with individuals, couples, and families. I can relate and work with clients from diverse backgrounds, including different ethnicities, cultures, socioeconomic status, religions/spiritualities, sexual orientation and gender identities, etc. I specialize in treating mood disorders, substance abuse, family / couple / relational problems, PTSD, women's issues, trauma, and domestic/intimate partner violence.  

Sometimes life can feel overwhelming or challenging, and you just need someone’s help to process and work through it, that's what I am here for. 

Dr. Ann Thompson

Jo Beth Vannatta Krebs LPCC

Lisa Hammon MFT

Raul Yepez MFT

I approach therapy with the understanding that emotions can be difficult to navigate at times. It is important to me that new clients know that “you are not alone” and that I want to learn about you, as a person first. I am here to guide and walk alongside you on your journey, whatever that looks like for you. Together, we collaborate to achieve your wellness goals. As a therapist, I deliver a Humanistic and Client-Centered approach with the appreciation that we all have different wants and needs. With a down-to-earth and sometimes quirky vibe, I utilize Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and mindfulness to not only help in reducing and managing symptoms but to also explore the causes of those symptoms. I have experience working with diverse cultural (ages, ethnicities/races, gender identifications, sexual orientations, spiritualities, etc...), criminal backgrounds (probationers), legal statuses (citizens, non-citizens, etc...), socioeconomic (lower incomes, higher earnings, homelessness, etc...), and symptomatic (anxiety, depression, mood swings, voices, etc...) backgrounds and I look forward to working with you.

Being a Marriage and Family Therapist is so much more than a job for me: it's my passion. I've trained and studied extensively to pursue this passion. I am compassionate and dedicated to providing exceptional care and devising creative treatment plans. My main goal is for you to experience a judgment free zone where you have the opportunity to become vulnerable and learn about the most precious resource on the planet YOU!!!!! Together we can come up with a plan that will assist you in gaining insight, developing new skills, and finding your strengths.I am an empathetic mental health professional with experience working with trauma, addiction, PTSD, and anxiety. I am a client centered therapist utilizing multiple evidenced-based approaches including EMDR, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Solution Focused Therapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), and Motivational Interviewing to help clients achieve their goals and gain relief from their symptoms.

Tanna Jacob MFT

Dr. R. Ryan Gunton

Theo Gehrig MFT

There are times in life where we feel overwhelmed, fearful and don’t know where to turn for answers.  As a therapist, my goal is to provide you with a safe place to explore those emotions and seek the answers you are looking for. I will walk beside you to guide you as you begin the journey to wholeness and wellness.  As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, I will help provide you with the tools you need to start feeling more like yourself.  I will use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral, Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness and more to help us on the journey. I also do Christian counseling for those that desire. I have walked alongside people who have been experiencing anxiety, depression, life transitions, couples’ issues and women’s issues in the past.  I look forward to walking with you as you reach your goals of finding the answers and peace you want in your life.

Just like the waves in the ocean, life often presents us with its ups and downs.  Those ups and downs show up in people’s lives differently and can become too challenging to manage. Seeking help is not always easy, and for many it can be a scary, uncomfortable, and unfamiliar thing to do, and that is okay.

Hello, my name is Letitia, and I would like to welcome and acknowledge you for taking this step. I take an eclectic approach to counseling, and I am trained in different modalities including CBT, motivational interviewing, Solution Focused, Psychodynamic, client centered approach, and more. I have experience working with different populations and age groups from diverse backgrounds. Whether you know what you are seeking for, or you are unsure, as a licensed therapist I’ll create a judgment free, safe and trusting space for you and to meet you where you are while supporting you in your journey of exploration, discovery and healing.I look forward to compassionately working with you towards attaining your therapeutic goals. Thank you

I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with a Ph.D. in Cognitive Behavioral Psychology from Western Michigan University.

My approach to clients starts with an appreciation for where they are in the current moment. Everyone struggles with stressors in life & they cope in the only way they know how. My focus is to help people become more aware of what is working or not working in their lives. Often, just the awareness of one's behavior can trigger progress in a positive direction. These positive changes give one the hope necessary that then results in more positive changes. The more understanding one has about emotions, thoughts, behaviors, beliefs/ judgments and how they all interact help these positive changes continue. My focus is to help others recognize their inner strength, develop more awareness of what is driving their current behavior and how to reinforce the behaviors/thoughts that lead to a direction in their lives that make it worth living.

I’m a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, with substantial experience in providing therapy to families, individuals, couples and children. I utilize several therapeutic approaches including CBT, Psychodynamic, Solution Focused, Eclectic, Humanistic, Family Systems and more. My practice focuses on inspiring self-growth, increase self-awareness of underlying unwanted thoughts and behaviors, provide strategies to resolve past traumas and overcome obstacles. With couples and families, I focus on strategies that assist with learning to negotiate differences, problem solving skills, learning, and practicing communication techniques with a goal to improve relationships. 

Hi, my name is Elijah Gildea. I am a Licensed Marriage and
Family Therapist.

Some of the areas I help people work through include anxiety, depression, stress, anger, career, life transitions, and relationship issues.

My goal as a therapist is to provide support and encouragement to you during challenging times. I believe my role is to use my education and experience to help you achieve your desired outcome and help you find ways to learn to live with your present life circumstances.

I utilize an integrative approach provide individualized treatment based on each client’s unique needs. I have extensive training in Cognitive Behavioral interventions and other therapeutic approaches including Narrative, Psychodynamic and Solution Focused therapy.

I have over 20 years of experience as a therapist and clinical

Clari Poppe LCSW

It takes courage and resiliency to embark on the journey of finding your “best self.” Life is full of unique challenges and lessons including traumatic events, grief, relationships and family all can take their toll on
our psyche. I use an eclectic, integrative, approach that includes Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Narrative Therapy and Solution Focused Brief Therapy among other treatments to find what restores joy and peace to you! My goal is to provide a supportive, caring space to work on your symptoms of depression, anxiety, PTSD, OCD, ADHD, post-partem depression, grief or any other diagnosis that is
impacting your daily life.
I am a Christian having attended all Christian Universities but embrace all spiritual practices. I respect all
faiths, beliefs and cultures and consider myself an ally to the LGBTQ community.

Traci Witt MFT

My name is River Navarro (they/them) and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I have many years of experience as a therapist, clinical supervisor, and director working with people in recovery from mental health and substance use disorders, people in crisis, teens, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. I have worked in many inpatient and outpatient settings with people from all walks of life. I take an eclectic approach to counseling and use a combination of techniques from cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, and solution-focused therapy as well as other modalities to assist others in navigating through challenges in life's journeys. Some of my passions include but are not limited to, decreasing the shame and stigma associated with mental health and substance use care, providing diverse communities with access to mental health services, and educating others about mental health treatment as a health care issue and human right. I work collaboratively with all clients and strive to provide a safe space for healing, transformation, and growth.

I am culturally competent, trauma informed, committed to social justice and human rights for all, and a LGBTQ+ and POC friendly provider.

I currently attend California Southern University and am enrolled in their Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) Degree Program. My professional goal is to obtain licensure in the state of California to practice as a Psychologist.

There are moments in all our lives that call for change. As individuals, couples, families, and more, we may find we need a new way to live that better suits the times. In finding that new way, everyone is their own best teacher. Some days, learning might mean calmly talking through the pros and cons. Other days, crying or fist-shaking might be best thing. My goal as a therapist is to provide support and encouragement to your life-learning process, wherever it takes you. 

I received a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology at Antioch University of Santa Barbara and a Bachelor of Science in Child Development and Psychology from Cal Poly State University of San Luis Obispo. I have years of experience working as a clinical supervisor, executive director, individual therapist, therapeutic behavioral specialist, and substance use counselor. My specialties include addiction, depression, anxiety, trauma, women's issues, and self-esteem. I've worked with a variety of patient populations, including adults, adolescents, children, and families in school, home, and office settings. I take a soulful approach to therapy, empowering patients to safely navigate each step of their therapeutic journey. Using an eclectic mix of therapy styles, but leaning heavily toward strength-based, client centered, and drawing from cognitive behavioral and solution-focused therapy techniques. I am a gentle and compassionate listener who emphasizes patients' strengths, while building a strong relationship to facilitate their healing and growth.

Susan Johnson MFT

As a therapist, I am committed to helping you have  healthier, more balanced, harmonious lives and relationships. My therapy approach includes traditional and holistic healing techniques that involve mind, body, heart and spirit as well as things unseen. 
My years of experience in community mental health include individual, child, couples, co-parenting and family therapy. I am able to relate well to many different cultural, ethnic, socio-economic groups. With an M.A. in transpersonal psychology and an M.B.A. plus 25 years of corporate experience, I use a broad range of skills to help my clients explore their needs and goals. As a certified yoga and meditation teacher, many of my clients have learned mindfulness techniques that enhance their recovery.
All of us need confidential support for different things at times. My job is to compassionately support you in what you need, with your values, to have the life that you want. 

I am here to help you learn to love yourself, to have patience, and to look at problems from a different and positive perspective, so that you can find different ways to resolve them.  Maybe something happened in life that has affected you and despite your efforts, it has been hard to cope with, leading to feeling stressed, hopeless, anxious, or depressed. Such overwhelming symptoms and mood instability make it hard to live a balanced and pleasant life.
Problems can arise in our physical health, and relationships, work, and/or school begin to suffer. I am interested in grasping your whole world, inner and outer, and how they interact. I am dedicated and focused on helping you feel empowered and guiding you through a positive path to growth and well-being.
I hope you find comfort knowing that you are already moving towards progress and healing. I look forward to working with you on your journey towards wellness.

I am a licensed marriage and family therapist with specialization in depression, anxiety, LGBTQ, trauma, relationship problems, work related issues, couples issues, and family conflict. My main theoretical approaches are Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness, Strength Based, Client Centered, and Psychodynamics/Psychoanalysis. I provide therapy to adults, individuals, and couples counseling by establishing a supportive place for clients to heal and make changes in their lives.

I am a bilingual Spanish-Speaking Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Espanol es mi lenguage de nacimiento. I am skilled in providing culturally competent care for ethnically diverse populations. I work through the lens of hearing your story both verbally and through a supportive tone with my clients. I work well with clients who are willing to experience a little discomfort in order to reach a more balanced place in their lives. I look forward to working with you to reach your personal goals and live your life with balance, peace, and satisfaction.

I believe people who seek therapy are not necessarily "sick" but stuck in patterns of relating to others that are no longer working. How we treat each other and how we are being treated matters a great deal. Like ropes, relationships get tangled and knotted and we sometimes need help to get untangled. As a solution-focused therapist, my goal is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating. While we can't change difficult situations of the past, we can work together to better understand and resolve challenges in your life.

I work from a systems point of view to evaluate relationship patterns and help individuals, couples and families create new, healthy ways of relating to one another. I respect each person's spiritual journey and seek ways in which that journey can help in the therapeutic process.Type your paragraph here.

Pavan Batth MFT

Kelly Hanzy MFT

Vivian Ireton LCSW

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) with 23+ years experience. I counsel adults, individuals, couples, teens and adolescents.
It is my desire to provide a supportive, collaborative experience with you to explore your needs and help you progress therapeutically.
My goal is to help promote self growth and healing, to foster balance and wellness within yourself, and in your relationships.
I include several different approaches to therapy, such as psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral, mindfulness, eclectic therapy and Gottman principles.

Welcome to my therapy practice, I believe compassion and safety are at the forefront of our journey towards healing and growth. I understand that life can present us with challenging times, and it is my belief that no one should face these struggles alone. As a therapist, I am here to provide support, understanding, and guidance on your path to wellness.

 As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), I draw from various therapeutic approaches, tailored to your unique needs and preferences. These include client-centered therapy, solution-focused therapy, CBT, Existential and Jungian techniques. My specialties lie in working with anxiety, depression, acculturation, ADHD, and trauma. These are areas that can profoundly impact our well-being. Together, we will explore your thoughts, emotions, and experiences in a safe and non-judgmental space. Through this therapeutic relationship built on trust and respect, I aim to help you find your own inner strength and resilience. I am also bilingual English/Spanish speaking and am able to have sessions in either language. También soy capaz de hacer la sesión en Español si prefieres.

 Taking the step to seek therapy is an act of courage and self-care. Together, we can embark on a journey of self-improvement, resilience, and personal fulfillment. Remember, you are not alone, and I am here to support you every step of the way.

Ricardo Mancia MFT

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