In a supportive, attuned environment, I offer my clients the time, space, and encouragement necessary for personal growth and happiness. Clientele and clinical focus include:
Emotional Focused Couples Therapy
Attachment Theory Life Transitions Blended Families
Emotional Freedom Technique Self-Esteem Depression Anxiety
Mindfulness Based Practice Trauma Codependency Addiction & Recovery
I received my Masters Degree in Educational Psychology and Counseling,
with an emphasis on Marriage and Family Therapy at California State
University, Northridge. I have been applying my therapeutic skills since 2009 with extensive training in depression, anxiety, attachments, addiction/recovery, building esteem, life transitions, and have advanced training in Emotional Focused Couples Therapy. I work extensively with clients from various cultures and backgrounds and believe the therapeutic relationship is the central part of the process towards growth and change. I maintain a collaborative, flexible approach to empower clients by instilling hope that they truly can achieve their desired goals. Through a variety of evidenced based trained treatment methods including Emotional Focused Couples Therapy, Attachment Theory, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Neuropsychology, Insight-Oriented Therapy, Family Systems, Choice Theory, as well as energy work, I warmly welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver you the best "whole person" approach to your treatment.
I truly love what I do and that shows through my empathic ability to meet you where you are with the dedication to help you get to where you want to be. Through awareness of the yourself, dynamics, attachments, and learned coping skills I work to effectively and efficiently address your concerns while helping you find greater fulfillment and meaning in your life through yourself and relationships.
Memberships and Affiliations include: California Association of Marriage and Family Therapy
International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (ICEEFT)
San Diego Center for Emotionally Focused Therapy
Kelly Ahearn, LMFT