Nonprofit charity corporation 501(c)3

Counseling services provided in person
and via telehealth 714-519-3944

Therapists, associates, coaches and interns

Helping individuals, couples and families in California.

Our counseling office is excited to help you find the best counselor for your needs. Couples TLC Counseling has counselors that can serve clients across the lifespan. We have counselors and coaches that focus on:

  • Young children counseling – 5 years of age and up
  • Middle school issues such as bullying, self-esteem, eating problems, and self-harm.
  • High school issues such as fitting in, low achievement, college preparation, executive functioning, and study skills building.
  • Kids, teens, and adults seeking help with depression, anxiety, and social skills building.
  • Couples who are not connecting, healing post-affair and struggling with empty nest issues.
  • Adult individuals dealing with life transitions, depression, anxiety, and relationships.
  • Retirees looking to find meaning and develop new habits.
  • Family difficulties with adult children.
  • Family business workplace conflicts.
  • Partners and management in conflicts.
If your concern is not listed here, please call us to discuss it over the phone. We strive to offer the highest quality counseling in the Orange County area. We make every effort to help you reach your goals through your therapy or coaching.

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Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFTs):

LMFTs are mental health professionals trained in psychotherapy and licensed to diagnose and treat mental and emotional disorders within the context of marriage, couples, and family systems.
 
They work with individuals, couples, and families to address a wide range of issues, including communication problems, conflicts, infidelity, parenting challenges, and mental health disorders such as depression or anxiety.

LMFTs approach therapy from a systemic perspective, which means they consider the dynamics and interactions within the family rather than focusing solely on individual behaviors or symptoms. They utilize various therapeutic techniques and interventions to help clients improve their relationships, resolve conflicts, and develop healthier ways of relating to one another.

Associate Marriage and Family Associates (AMFTS):

AMFTs are professionals who work under the supervision of licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. They have completed their graduate education in marriage and family therapy or a related field. They are in the process of gaining the required clinical experience and supervision hours to become fully licensed themselves.

Associate Marriage and Family Therapists provide therapy services to individuals, couples, and families, often working with clients on communication skills, relationship conflicts, and family dynamics. They collaborate closely with their supervising LMFT to ensure the quality and effectiveness of their work, and they may also participate in ongoing training and professional development to enhance their skills.

Life, Relationship and conflict resolution Coaches:

Life and Relationship Coaches are professionals who help individuals and couples achieve their personal and relationship goals through a collaborative and goal-oriented approach. 

Unlike therapists, who typically focus on diagnosing and treating mental health issues, coaches primarily work with clients seeking personal growth, improved communication, and greater fulfillment in their lives and relationships. 

Life and Relationship Coaches may utilize various tools and techniques, such as goal setting, mindfulness practices, and communication exercises, to help clients identify their values, overcome obstacles, and create positive life changes. 

While coaching does not involve diagnosing or treating mental health disorders, coaches may refer clients to therapists or other mental health professionals when appropriate.

Marriage and Family Interns:

Marriage and Family Interns are individuals who are completing their clinical training requirements as part of a graduate program in marriage and family therapy or a related field. 

Under the supervision of licensed professionals, such as Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists or clinical supervisors, trainees gain hands-on experience working with clients in a clinical setting. They provide therapy services to individuals, couples, and families while receiving ongoing supervision and feedback to support their professional development. 

Trainees may work in various settings, including community mental health centers, private practices, and counseling agencies. They are typically required to complete a certain number of supervised hours before they can become fully licensed as Marriage and Family Therapists.