Therapist Profile

Carly Ketchum, M.A.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
30200 Rancho Viejo Road Suite D San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 UNITED STATES
(949) 391-1812
License Number
Practicing Since:
Additional Licenses:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist CA License #81406

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Are you having problems in your marriage? Arguing, criticism, blaming - or trust issues, jealousy, struggling to rebuild trust after an affair? Is your partner unwilling to make the changes you want them to make? Do you feel misunderstood, frustrated, and not sure how to move forward? I specialize in helping couples communicate more effectively, rebuild trust and restore feelings of love and respect. With enthusiasm, warmth and a great sense of humor, I can offer you and your partner practical guidance based on cutting-edge relationship research that will help you repair your specific relationship problems. Not sure that you want couples therapy and would prefer individual counseling? Do you need help dealing with a personal issue that is affecting your relationship? I provide individual counseling that can help you better understand yourself and your relationship. I'm also an Adjunct Professor at Pepperdine University and enjoy teaching graduate students to become highly effective and compassionate therapists. Call or e-mail me today with any questions. I'm happy to talk to you to figure out what counseling option is best for you.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Couples Counseling Individual Counseling Infidelity Recovery Counseling Pre-Marital Counseling
,Superbill will be provided for out-of-network provider reimbursement by PPO insurance plan
Credit Cards Accepted
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
Offers Teletherapy
Online, Phone


MA Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy, Pepperdine University MA Psychology, Pepperdine University BA International Relations, University of Southern California

Area of Specialty

Communication Skills
Pre-Marriage Counseling
Self Esteem/Personal Growth


Theoretical Orientation
Emotion Focused Therapy
EMDR-Eye Movement Desensitization/ Reprocessing
Family Systems
Specialized training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy Specialized training in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy)
Languages Spoken
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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