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Orange County Therapy Services

  1. Individual Therapy
  2. Couples Therapy and Marriage Counseling
  3. Family Therapy
  4. Stepfamily Therapy
  5. Group Therapy
  6. Divorce Coaching

Individual Therapy


Individual therapy effectively treats depression, anxiety, stress, grief, trauma, and much more. In individual therapy, we explore what impacts your quality of life. We examine the relationships between you and your significant others, your friends, and your self.

Individual therapy helps you:

  • be heard and listened to
  • understand and overcome obstacles to your happiness
  • triumph over anxiety and depression
  • grieve and move on without getting stuck
  • recover from trauma
  • create and implement a vision for your life
  • adjust to life transitions, such as:
    • divorce and ending relationships
    • job loss or career change
    • becoming a parent

Couples Therapy and Marriage Counseling


Couples Therapy lets you develop trust, understanding, and hope in times of doubt, anger, and confusion. You explore the issues fueling your disagreements, and engage in constructive, productive dialog, leading to mutually satisfying conflict resolution.

Couples Therapy and Marriage Counseling helps you:

  • communicate more effectively
  • fight fair
  • separate issues of money and power
  • understand your personality differences
  • distinguish between differences in culture/religion and personality
  • grieve past relationships
  • develop a parenting plan
  • co-parent with ex and present spouses
  • tolerate each other's families

Family Therapy


Family Therapy helps your family fight less, develop a stronger bond, and experience a greater sense of belonging. Members of your family learn how to express discontent with one another in a respectful and positive manner. Family members learn how to listen non-judgmentally and offer positive feedback to one another.

Family Therapy helps you:

  • parent effectively
  • learn to listen to one another
  • balance the attention you give to your children
  • validate each other's feelings
  • set clear boundaries between family members
  • identify unique needs of each member
  • nurture and empathize with your "special needs" children

Stepfamily Therapy


Stepfamily therapy helps you and your family feel less like strangers and more like a family. You'll focus on dealing with exes, helping your children feel safe and like they belong, addressing money issues, and overcoming your unrealistic expectations about what a step-family should be. I help you get to know each other better in a safe, warm, and supportive environment. You also receive education, grow to understand everyone's role, and develop more compassion and empathy for one another.

Stepfamily therapy helps you:

  • build a relationship between stepparents and stepchildren
  • skillfully parent stepchildren
  • co-parent with former spouses
  • create a parenting plan
  • parent 'our' (mutually biological) child
  • explore your expectations of the family
  • grieve past losses, like previous relationships
  • understand the stepfamily process
  • manage money
  • develop new traditions
  • evaluate the role of the extended family

Group Therapy


Group therapy provides the benefits of working with a therapist, while simultaneously also letting you interact with and receive feedback from other people in a confidential, non-judgmental, supportive environment. It is often topic-based. Some example focuses are women's issues, remarriage, anxiety, or depression.

Group therapy helps you:

  • improve your social skills
  • meet like-minded people
  • brain storm with others
  • realize you're not alone
  • practice new skills in the group
  • get motivated by more people
  • put your problems in perspective by seeing how other people have similar or bigger issues

Divorce Coaching


Divorce is one of the most stressful and painful experiences in life. Coaching provides a more peaceful and respectful divorce, letting you move further forward in less time, and with renewed hope for new beginnings.

Divorce coaching helps you:

  • complete your emotional divorce
  • develop a healthy co-parenting plan
  • set clear boundaries with your soon-to-be former spouse
  • establish conflict resolution skills
  • solidify your single-parent family
  • understand when it becomes safe to date again
  • deepen your relationship with your children