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Therapy in Orange County

Feeling anxious, depressed, or stressed?

I can help you beat anxiety, depression, and relationship issues. I'm Yaffa Balsam, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Orange County. I have over 20 years of experience, and use several different kinds of therapy to help you beat your problems in the way that's best for you.

I am also a divorce coach, can help guide you through loss and grief, an expert on step-parenting and remarriage, and can help weaken trauma's hold on your life.

I also run a free support group for anxiety & depression. Next meeting: March 4, 2021 @ 2:00-3:00PM. Call (714) 527-8111 to RSVP.


Upcoming Group Therapy & Support Groups

The Stepmom Success System - Women's Group Sep, 2015

The Stepmom Success System is a group designed to help step moms:

  • Escape the chaos they feel trapped in.
  • Develop a plan that will bring peace to their families and relationship.
  • Understand what's in the way of a happier family.
  • Learn to resolve conflicts effectively.
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Divorce Support Group in Los Alamitos – August 2015

Your soul is not up for division.

Divorce leaves loneliness and isolation in its wake, but you don’t need to succumb to hopelessness or despair. The pain will go away. Join others working through it. Shake the fear of losing yourself, cultivate hope, and find support. The group provides a warm, safe, non-judgmental environment in which you can heal.

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Co-Parenting Class in Orange County, Starting July 27, 2015

Parenting Beyond Divorce: A 6-Week Co-Parenting Class

Struggling to piece your life back together? Does your ex have the kids bouncing off the walls? This class helps you set past grievances aside so you can communicate more effectively, suffer less hostility, and restore your peace of mind.

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Anxiety, Depression, & Therapy Blog Posts

Divorce Support Group in Los Alamitos – July 2014

Your soul is not up for division.

Divorce leaves loneliness and isolation in its wake, but you don’t need to succumb to hopelessness or despair. The pain will go away. Join others working through it. Shake the fear of losing yourself, cultivate hope, and find support. The group provides a warm, safe, non-judgmental environment in which you can heal.

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Divorce Support Group in Los Alamitos

Your soul is not up for division.

Divorce leaves loneliness and isolation in its wake, but you don’t need to succumb to hopelessness or despair. The pain will go away. Join others working through it. Shake the fear of losing yourself, cultivate hope, and find support. The group provides a warm, safe, non-judgmental environment in which you can heal.

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Why Women Suffer from Anxiety: Biological and Environmental Threats

Women are twice as likely to suffer from anxiety disorders as men, and the symptoms begin earlier according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. Women are by no means the weaker sex, but they do face unique biological and environmental factors that increase their predisposition towards anxiety disorders. Learn more as you help yourself or someone you love cope with these disorders.

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