Therapist Profile

Name:
Kathleen Wenger, M.A.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Email
Location:
333 3rd St Ste 6 Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2376 UNITED STATES
Phone:
(949) 357-3587
License Number
LMFT38183
Practicing Since:
1992
Additional Licenses:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Kathleen "Kay" Wenger, M.A. is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, specializing in individual, couples counseling and marriage therapy and maintains a private practice in Irvine CA, and Laguna Beach, CA. Kathleen has over 20 years of experience as a marriage and family therapist. She is a graduate of Pepperdine University earning a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology with and Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy. In addition to being a prominent relationship therapist, Kathleen has been the Manager of M.A. Clinical Training and Professional Development at Pepperdine University since 1992, where she continues to train students to become licensed marriage and family therapists. Kathleen is passionate about her work with couples. She co-founded the National Registry of Marriage Friendly Therapists LLC, in 2005 to help couples throughout the country gain assistance with their marital/relational issues. Kathleen is an interactive therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplish.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Free 30 Minute Consultation in Office Reg Hours Monday-Saturday 9:00am-8:00pm
Services
Providing individual, couples counseling, marriage therapy Treatment specialization includes: Infidelity Couples Counseling Marriage Therapy Communication Problems Conflict Resolution Premarital Counseling Anxiety, stress, depression I work with couples and individuals of all ages, who want help with their relational issues. In a supportive atmosphere, I offer a highly personalized approach to help you decide what steps to take to have a more satisfying relationship. I enjoy working with couples who want to recapture the trust, love, respect and compassion that they once felt. In a world that can divide us, I work with couples to focus on the positive attributes in their relationship and to explore forgiveness for the mistakes that are made along the relational journey. I have found that couples can keep a loving bond in the face of nearly any problem, whether it be infidelity, addictions, in-law conflicts, child rearing, or many others. Call me today. 949.357.3587
Insurance
Blue Cross, Most Insurance Accepted, Most PPO's and Indemnity, Out-of-Network coverage, Superbill provided
Credit Cards Accepted
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
Yes
Offers Teletherapy
Online, Phone

Education

Degrees
M.A. Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy Pepperdine University, 1992 B.A. Social Service University of New Hampshire, 1977

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Adolescents
Anxiety
Career Stress and Changes
Communication Skills
Couples
Divorce/Dissolution
Individual
Parenting
Pre-Marriage Counseling
Relationships
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Stress
Women's Issues

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Cognitive-Behavioral
Emotion Focused Therapy
Humanistic/Existential
Certifications
Certifications/Awards/Memberships/Publications: California Association of Marriage Family Therapists (CAMFT) American Association of Marriage Family Therapists (AAMFT) The National Honor Society in Psychology (Psi Chi) Former President (Pepperdine Chapter) Straus Institute of Family Mediation-Certificate Critical Incident Stress Debriefing-Certificate Orange County Adoption Clinical Training-Certificate Clinical Supervisor Training-AAMFT Clinical Supervisor Training-CAMFT Pepperdine University-Manager, M.A. Clinical Training and Professional Development Pepperdine University-Adjunct Faculty Chair/Co-Chair MFT Consortium of Orange County since 1993 Founding Member, MFT Leadership Collaborative (MFTLC) May 2007 Founding Member, Steering Committee, MFT Educators Collaborative 2007
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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