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I. Therapists in Anaheim, CA

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Emily Schwimmer

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Languages: English

Treatment Approaches: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship, Self esteem, Career, Family, Older, Grief, Intimacy-related, Sleeping, Non-religious, Depression, Conservative counselor, Liberal counselor

Lisa Wyatt

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Languages: English

Treatment Approaches: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Addictions, Relationship issues, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes

Eileen Beirich

  • 20 years of Experience
  • United States
  • Pasadena, California
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Areas of focus: Adoption, Anxiety, Depression, Marital / Premarital, Relationship Issues

Languages: English

Treatment Approaches: Psychodynamic

State License: California

Steven Garman

  • 30 years of Experience
  • United States
  • Chino, California
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Areas of focus: ADHD, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Codependency, Divorce, Marital / Premarital, Relationship Issues, Self Esteem, Sexual Abuse, Spirituality

Languages: English

Treatment Approaches: Family / Marital, Jungian, Psychodynamic

State License: California

Maelisa Hall

  • 11 years of Experience
  • United States
  • Irvine, California
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Languages: English

Treatment Approaches: Coaching, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Multicultural, Psychological Testing and Evaluation, Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)

State License: California

Soad Tabrizi

  • 10 years of Experience
  • United States
  • Mission Viejo, California
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Areas of focus: Addiction, Alcohol Abuse, Anxiety, Behavior Issues, Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality, Career Counseling, Codependency, Coping Skills, Depression, Drug Abuse, Dual Diagnosis, End of Life Issues, Faith Transition, Goal Setting, Life Coaching, OCD, Self Esteem, Spirituality

Languages: English, Farsi

Treatment Approaches: Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Dialectical (DBT), Motivational Interviewing, Narrative, Psychoanalytic, Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)

State Licenses: California, Florida, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, Virginia and West Virginia

Nancy Culhane

  • 36 years of Experience
  • United States
  • Fairfax, California
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Areas of focus: Behavior Issues, Career Counseling, Coping Skills, Divorce, Family Conflict, Goal Setting, Infidelity, Marital / Premarital, Relationship Issues

Languages: English

Treatment Approaches: Family / Marital, Integrative, Narrative, Relational, Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)

State Licenses: California and Nevada

Pamela Suraci

  • 25+ years of Experience
  • United States
  • San Luis Obispo, California
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Languages: English

Treatment Approaches: Coaching, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Family / Marital, Family Systems, Imago, Relational, Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)

State License: California

Melissa Jones

  • 11 years of Experience
  • United States
  • Online, California
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Languages: English

Treatment Approaches: Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Eclectic, Existential, Family / Marital, Family Systems, Gestalt, Humanistic, Hypnotherapy, Relational

State License: California

Lori Kandels

  • 28 years of Experience
  • United States
  • San Francisco, California
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Languages: English

Treatment Approaches: Coaching, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Culturally Sensitive, EMDR, Family / Marital, Feminist, Mindfulness-based (MBCT), Motivational Interviewing, Multicultural, Narrative, Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)

State License: California

II. The Best Therapists in Anaheim, CA

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Each of the 15 best therapists in Anaheim on this list was evaluated on eight key factors, including specialization, cost, experience, and flexibility of appointment times. Weighing these factors can guide you to a therapist who’s a good match for your needs.

David Pincus: Ph.D. | Best for psychological healing

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David Pincus is a licensed psychologist who helps clients overcome anxiety, depression, and trauma-related mood disorders. For patients with OCD or PTSD, Dr. Pincus uses exposure and response prevention (ERP), which can train people to face unwanted thoughts and compulsions without acting on them. He also offers marriage and family therapy for issues with parenting and life transitions, such as divorce or coping with the death of a loved one.

949-395-7074
Website

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Anxiety
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
Relationship Issues
N/A Cost per Session: $180 No Yes

Kristen Garubba: EdD, LMFT | Best for EMDR therapy

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949-529-1399
Website

Dr. Kristen Garubba is a licensed marriage and family therapist who works with children, adults, couples, and families. She takes special interest in trauma, substance abuse, depression, anxiety, fertility issues and family relational issues. She uses a variety of treatment approaches, including CBT, psychoeducation, motivational interviewing, and EMDR.

What patients say: “Kristen is everything and more that you would want in a therapist. Not only is she a great listener, but she provides insightful feedback that is easy to understand.”

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Individuals & Couples
LGBTQ
Survivors of Trauma
Reproductive Issues
Cigna
Optum
United Healthcare
Tri Care
Cost per Session: Individuals $165/50min & $185.00/80min No Yes

Gary Aris: M.A., LCPC, CTC | Best for Christian counseling

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626-376-4205
Website

Gary Aris is a licensed and ordained pastoral counselor with a Bible-focused approach to talk therapy for individuals, couples, and families. He guides clients past unhealthy thinking patterns and can help them overcome addictions to sex, drugs, and alcohol. His major focus is temperament counseling, which aims to understand a client’s whole personality to provide a customized plan of care.

What patients say: “Honest and sincere. Genuine people living by God’s spirit.”

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Relationship Issues
Depression
Anxiety
N/A Not Provided Yes Yes

Melissa Huy: Ph.D. | Best for psychological evaluations

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714-936-0528
Website

Dr. Huy provides intensive neuropsychological evaluations that can help patients identify their strengths, weaknesses, and other unique aspects of their personality. Her evaluations include tests for memory, concentration, sensory processing, and visual-spatial skills. She also offers counseling for kids, including therapy for learning disorders and ADHD.

What patients say: “Dr. Huy is an outstanding psychologist. She is exceptionally smart, caring and professional. I would recommend her to any member of my family.”

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Testing and Evaluation
Anxiety
Depression
TRICARE Cost per Session: $150 Yes Yes

Ashley Siemens: M.A., LMFT | Best for mind-body therapy

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718-568-7634
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Ashley Siemens is a practitioner of the neuro-emotional technique (NET), which focuses on addressing unresolved stress and mood imbalances related to physical problems. She uses NET to treat phobias, anxiety, chronic pain, and self-sabotaging behaviors. Evidence-based treatments, such as cognitive behavioral therapy and EMDR, are offered as well. Ashley’s talk therapy sessions can teach clients better coping skills and methods to overcome negative thought patterns.

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Trauma and PTSD
Anxiety
Depression
N/A Cost per Session: $160 Yes Yes

Heather Cotsenmoyer: M.A., LMFT | Best for marriage counseling

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714-768-2196
Website

Heather Cotsenmoyer is a marriage and family therapist who helps clients with issues such as infidelity, substance abuse, trauma, and separation or divorce. She offers premarital counseling, as well as sex therapy for couples who struggle with intimacy issues. Talk therapy is also available for individuals, including adolescents and teens.

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Infidelity
Anxiety
Relationship Issues
N/A Cost per Session:
Individual Sessions are $120 for a 55 minute session
Couples/Family Sessions are $150 for a 90 minute session
Yes Yes

Katie L. West: M.A., LMFT | Best for anger management

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949-441-5427
Website

Katie West specializes in teaching anger management skills that help clients learn how to react to life’s stressors in a more positive and mentally healthy way. She has experience working with people who are resistant to therapy and aren’t sure if it will benefit them. Katie also offers therapy for individuals and couples who are going through divorce.

What patients say: “I have been to several therapists that just have you talk and really offer no advice or insight, but Katie is the exact opposite.”

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Anger Management
Divorce
Codependency
Blue Shield
Cigna
Magellan
Medi-Cal
Optum
UnitedHealthcare
Cost per Session: $120 Yes Yes

Jessica Martinez: M.A., LMFT | Best for immigration evaluations

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714-784-0696
Website

Jessica Martinez conducts psychological evaluations for clients who are immigrating to the United States. She offers a safe space for clients to discuss sensitive issues, such as domestic abuse and depression due to financial hardship or other life circumstances. Jessica also specializes in counseling for gambling addiction, as well as individual and couples therapy.

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Anxiety
Depression
Gambling
CalGETS
Optum
Oscar
Oxford
UMR
UnitedHealthcare
Out of Network
Cost per Session: $150 Yes Yes

Kathleen A. Scott: LCSW | Best for relationship issues

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714-715-4669
Website

Kathleen Scott works with couples who seek to improve intimacy and repair the damage caused by infidelity, addiction, and poor communication skills. People who struggle with unwanted negative thoughts, interpersonal conflicts, or poor self-esteem may benefit from her individual talk therapy sessions. She also offers parenting support and counseling for adolescents with behavioral issues that can be caused by major life transitions, such as divorce or moving to a new home.

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Relationship Issues
Marital and Premarital
Women’s Issues
Kaiser (Out-of-Network)
Optum
UnitedHealthcare
Cost per Session: $150 Yes Yes

Sarah DeGuzman: LCSW | Best for individual and couples counseling

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714-758-5379
Website

Sarah DeGuzman provides a safe, nonjudgmental place for clients to share their thoughts and feelings on almost any topic that’s bothering them. She’s experienced with mood disorder counseling, anger management, grief support, and spiritual guidance for those struggling with their faith. Her eclectic approach includes CBT and narrative therapy and is designed to uncover the root causes of a client’s issues and put them on the road to healing.

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Depression
Relationship Issues
Family Conflict
N/A Cost per Session: $120 Yes Yes

Margaret Van Ackeren: M.A., LMFT | Best for autism support

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714-676-2039
Website

One of Margaret Van Ackeren’s specialties is counseling for individuals, couples, and families, and adults who have autism, as well as family therapy and parenting support. She treats clients with a mindfulness-based cognitive therapy focus, which can help them cope with life transitions, sexuality uncertainties, relationship problems, and self-esteem issues.

What patients say: “Not only is she helpful and kind in session, she goes out of her way to always make herself available after hours for any questions that arise.”

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Asperger’s Syndrome
Anxiety
Trauma and PTSD
N/A Not Provided
Yes Yes

Christi Lindsay: Psy.D. | Best for virtual therapy

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562-225-7978
Website

Dr. Lindsay’s primary focus is on virtual counseling services for individuals and couples of all ages. She meets with clients online to help them overcome anxiety, grief, and negative feelings caused by excessive stress. Dr. Lindsay also provides guidance for women’s issues related to pregnancy and postpartum depression. Therapy is offered for young adults who may be feeling overwhelmed by topics such as college, a new career, or issues with their romantic partners.

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Anxiety
Depression
Relationship Issues
N/A Cost per Session: $180 Yes Yes

Jennifer Lucas: M.S., LMFT, EMDR | Best for addiction treatment

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813-957-5276
Website

Jennifer Lucas primarily treats trauma-based mood disorders and addiction to drugs, alcohol, gambling, and sex. Her main approach uses EMDR therapy, which can help patients overcome anxiety, stress, panic, and PTSD. She also offers couples counseling for a number of common relationship problems, as well as family therapy that teaches clients how to solve conflicts and function in a positive and productive way.

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Trauma and PTSD
Addiction
Relationship Issues
Kaiser Cost per Session: $150 Yes Yes

Seima Diaz: Ed.D., LMFT | Best for holistic therapy

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714-803-5144
Website

Seima Diaz believes in the importance of awakening a client’s mind, body, and soul as she walks with them on their therapeutic journey. She uses mindfulness techniques to build self-awareness and gives patients the tools to regulate their emotions and difficult thoughts. Her services are available for individuals, couples, and small groups.

What patients say: “She makes me feel safe but challenges me to think deeply about a lot of things. She has taught me so much about mindfulness and meditation.”

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Spirituality
Anxiety
Depression
N/A Cost per Session: $120 Yes Yes

III. What You Should Know About Anaheim Therapy

How are Anaheim therapists licensed?

Licensed counselor requirements in California include completing a master’s or doctorate degree program and six-semester units of supervised fieldwork study. Professional clinical counselor interns (PCCIs) must have 3,000 hours of post-degree supervised experience over a period no greater than six years. They must also score a passing grade on the National Clinical Mental Health Counselor Exam (NCMHCE) and the California LPCC Law and Ethics Exam.

How much does therapy cost in Anaheim?

In Anaheim, therapy typically costs between $150 and $180 per session, although prices can be as low as $120 depending on the therapist. Sessions usually last for about an hour each, but the initial consultation can sometimes be longer. Many counselors in Anaheim offer a sliding scale plan that allows you to pay what you can afford. Not all counselors accept health insurance, but those who do, take most major plans, including Aetna, Blue Cross, Cigna, and Medi-Cal.

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Caitlin Kingston is a licensed clinical social worker at Yale New Haven Hospital and has worked in the field since 2013. She earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Penn State University and her Master of Social Work, clinical/medical social work in 2020 from Fordham University. Her licenses and certifications include LCSW, LMSW, and CASAC.

Kingston has always had a passion for helping others and knew early on that she wanted to support others in her profession. During her undergraduate studies at Penn State, she met a social worker who inspired her to pursue a career as a therapist. She’s also trained in psychoanalytic psychotherapy with the New York School for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. Kingston completed internships working in an after-school program with underprivileged youth and their families and with inmates in the high-security sector of Rikers Island jail.

Kingston’s career has included work at a drug treatment center, where she became the supervisor of intake and assessment for individuals with alcohol and substance use disorders. Today, she’s a social worker in the Psychiatric Observation Unit of the emergency department. Kingston is also trained in perinatal mental health with a focus on helping new mothers adjust to motherhood, especially in these very difficult times of isolation.

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Caitlin Kingston is a licensed clinical social worker at Yale New Haven Hospital and has worked in the field since 2013. She earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Penn State University and her Master of Social Work, clinical/medical social work in 2020 from Fordham University. Her licenses and certifications include LCSW, LMSW, and CASAC.

Kingston has always had a passion for helping others and knew early on that she wanted to support others in her profession. During her undergraduate studies at Penn State, she met a social worker who inspired her to pursue a career as a therapist. She’s also trained in psychoanalytic psychotherapy with the New York School for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. Kingston completed internships working in an after-school program with underprivileged youth and their families and with inmates in the high-security sector of Rikers Island jail.

Kingston’s career has included work at a drug treatment center, where she became the supervisor of intake and assessment for individuals with alcohol and substance use disorders. Today, she’s a social worker in the Psychiatric Observation Unit of the emergency department. Kingston is also trained in perinatal mental health with a focus on helping new mothers adjust to motherhood, especially in these very difficult times of isolation.

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