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I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (#94867). I received my Bachelors of Art in Sociology from California State University San Marcos and my Masters in Social Work from the University of Southern California.
I have over 5 years of experience providing mental health treatment in a variety of settings. I am concurrently working in an Emergency Department providing mental health treatment to psychiatric and trauma patients. I’ve worked at a nonprofit agency where I treated children, adolescents and their families through psychotherapy, as well as a substance use residential treatment facility in which I treated homeless veterans.
• Personality Disorders
• EMDR Trained
I am a licensed marriage and family therapist with experience working with
clients who suffer from anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, bi-polar, schizophrenia,
chronic pain, developmental disabilities, educational problems and substance
My main theoretical approaches are Cognitive Behavioral Therapy,
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused, and Person Centered.
• Panic Disorder
• Stress Management
• Yoga Certified
Hi, I’m Michelle Villa! I’m a licensed marriage and family therapist, but you may also think of me as a self-care motivator or a mindfulness coach. I received my master’s degree from Chapman University in 2010 and since then I have worked with many different populations. I have also completed a RYT-200hr yoga teacher training.
• Christian Counseling
Rebecca Saville, LCSW specializes in the treatment of trauma, anxiety, and depression assisting adults to maximize their mental health. Using the evidence-based therapy of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), disturbing emotions of memories from adult and childhood can be let go to more fully enjoy life in the present. Preventing mental illness, emotional and behavioral disturbances is essential service for clients.
• Sex Addiction Therapy Certified
• Porn Addiction
• Betrayal Trauma
• EMDR Certified
I am grateful that you have made the step to create a happier, healthier life. Life can become unmanageable, stressful and chaotic when you haven’t dealt with the difficulties of your past or situations that suddenly come up that knock you off your foundation. Healing and change is a process which is most productive when we work together toward common goals. Allow me to guide, support, encourage, educate and find yourself again or develop who you want to become. You are greater than your pain and stronger than you think you are.
• Trauma Focused Therapy Certified
• Narcissistic Abuse Recovery Certified
My name is Tiffany Libby, and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, born and raised in San Diego County. My goal is to help you understand the resiliency already inside of you, and to utilize it to effectively cope with all of life’s ups and downs. With your collaboration, I tailor my approach to meet your needs, as I feel it is important to find what works for you, not what “should” work.
• Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
• Trauma and PTSD
• Social Anxiety
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My name is Raquel Buchanan and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT #118976) and doctoral candidate at Grand Canyon University. I specialize in treating self-esteem issues related to interpersonal trauma focusing on the impact that childhood abuse or neglect has on emotional and mental health.
I am a self-esteem therapist who focuses on building coping skills, finding your hidden strengths and talents, and getting you out of negative thought patterns that keep you stuck.
• Anxiety/ Panic Disorders
• Stress Management
• Impulsive Behaviors
• Parenting Issues
• Anger Issues
• Conduct Disorders
Are you ready to make some changes and THRIVE? Are you tired of struggling with unnecessary anxiety, frequent stress, impulsive behaviors, or chronic trauma issues? Life can be difficult at times. Let’s work together on improving issues that are holding you back from living the life you want. We are not meant to heal alone. The greatest honor my clients give me is their trust.
• Women’s issues
• Addiction – Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor
• Discounted rates available
My name is Anna Ebina and I am an MFT Associate [AMFT#123342] with an extensive history in treating men and women with mental health challenges and a history of substance abuse. I have worked as a certified drug and alcohol counselor for 10 years specializing in chemical dependency, depression, anxiety, and self-esteem issues.
• Associate Marriage and Family Therapist
• Safe Zone Trained
• Applied Behavior Analyst Technician (ABAT)
• LGBTQ allied
• Discounted Rate offered
Taking the first step to seek therapy for yourself or a loved one is a big moment! I am excited to join you on this journey.
I am a MFT Associate with extensive history working with children and adolescents on the autism spectrum as an Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Technician for four years.
• Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
• Dialectical Behavioral (DBT)
• Solution-Focused Brief (SFBT)
• Discounted rates available
My name is Kristen and I’m a pre-graduate marriage and family therapist at Brandman University. It’s a privilege to be learning and working under Thrive Well Trauma Center’s team of diverse and highly experienced, licensed therapists. I’m quickly approaching one year experience working with the challenges of trauma, PTSD, adjustment disorders, and stress-related issues.
• Mental Illness
• Substance Use
• Mood Disorders
• Discounted rate offered
I strongly believe in healing, recovery and restructuring, how we interpret life and it’s challenges. At times we don’t have the equipped tools to help navigate through the past, present and future hardships, therefore my goal is to walk through the process with you to strengthen your abilities to overcome the difficulties. I offer a strength based approach filled with an environment of safety, supportive, and client centered approach.
• Eating Disorders
• Discounted Rate Offered
I am a Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (#102260) with over 5 years of experience working with children, adolescents, families, couples, and individuals. I received my Bachelor of Arts in Human Development and Psychology from California State University San Marcos in 2014, completed my Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in 2017, and recently completed my Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology and Marriage and Family therapy in early 2021.
• Substance Use Disorder
• Childhood Trauma
• Caregiver Stress
• Discounted Rate Available
Make no mistake, 2020 was a difficult year for many. Did 2020 leave you feeling burnt out, exhausted mentally and physically? Lacking in your self-care? Angry? Depressed? Anxious? Overwhelmed? Stressed? Lacking motivation? An increase in unhealthy habits? It’s a fresh year, time for a fresh start, a fresh life. Let this be the year that you transform your life. “You can rise up from anything. You can completely recreate yourself. Nothing is permanent. You are not stuck. You have choices. You can think new thoughts. You can learn something new. You can create new habits. All that matters is that you decided today”.
• Anxiety and Depression
• Couples Therapy
• Mood Disorders
• Trauma and PTSD
• Grief, and Loss
• Addiction & Recovery
• Body Image and Self-Esteem
• Intimacy and Emotional Challenges
I am a professional licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with more than twenty years of experience working with individuals to help gently heal life’s hurts.
Beginning therapy can be scary and it is a bold step toward making proactive changes in your life. I provide a warm and relaxed atmosphere to explore your emotional life in a safe and supportive space. I place an emphasis of awareness on your behaviors, thoughts and feelings, and uncovering core beliefs that contribute to your current struggles.
Hello, my name is Kristy Harvick, I am the administrative assistant for the office of Thrive Well Trauma Center. I have worked in administration in a variety of settings for over 15 years. As administrative assistant I will be one of the first contacts our clients have when they reach out to us. I am here to walk our clients through the process of matching with a therapist that fits their needs and assist them with any questions or concerns that they may have.