Therapist Profile

Name:
Irene Vecchio, M.A.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Email
Location:
700 Garden View Court, Suite 201-B Encinitas, CA 92024
Phone:
(760) 492-5858
Website:
License Number
LMFT41590
Practicing Since:
1997
Additional Licenses:
Marriage & Family Therapy

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
I believe that effective therapy does not necessarily have to be difficult, painful or long-term. I specialize in Collaborative and Solution-Focused approaches to help clients overcome challenges and create solutions and change. I see individuals as truly heroic, struggling against problems rather than “having” or “being” the problem. This can allow your inherent knowledge, strengths and resources to emerge, opening new possibilities for change and growth. I can help you improve relationships and intimacy, manage stress and anger, cope with crises and life changes, or address fears, obsessions or compulsions. We can work to overcome whatever might be causing you to feel "stuck," unhappy or hopeless. My experience has been in school settings, clinics, a substance abuse facility and private practice. I work with individuals of all ages, couples or partners, and families.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Tuesday & Thursday (9am-7pm) Friday (9am-12pm) Saturday (2pm-6pm)
Services
Individual, Couple, Family, Child/Adolescent Psychotherapy
Insurance
Out-of-Network coverage, PPO, Sliding Scale, Victims of Crime
Credit Cards Accepted
None
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
MA, Clinical Psychology, 1998, Antioch University-Los Angeles

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Addictions
ADHD-Attn Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
Adolescents
Anxiety
Assertiveness Training
Children
Communication Skills
Couples
Creative Solutions
Crisis Intervention
Depression/Clinical Depression
Families
Gay/Lesbian/Bi/Questioning
Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming
Hypnosis
Individual
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder
Parenting
Pre-Marriage Counseling
Relationships
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Stress
Victims of Crime
Women's Issues

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
Narrative
Other, e.g. NLP, EMDR, etc.
Certifications
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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