Therapist Profile

Name:
Kimberly A. Gaines, M.A.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Email
Location:
24977 Washington Avenue, Suite L Murrieta, CA 92564
Phone:
(951) 677-1470
License Number
LMFT36158
Practicing Since:
1999
Additional Licenses:
MFT

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
I became a licensed MFT after working in the mental health field for 7 years. I received my Masters degree in Marriage & Family Therapy from Azusa Pacific University. I have experience working in a variety of settings, including working as a chaplain intern at a medical hospital, a social worker for Child Protective Services, an elementary school counselor, and a therapist in multiple private practice settings. I am a Christian who uses an interactive Family Systems approach.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Monday & Wednesday 5:30-8:30 pm
Services
I specialize in working with couples & families, helping them improve their communication, effectively problem-solve, & create a more positive way of relating with one another. I am warm & engaging & consider it a joy to be able to help others work through difficult stages in their lives.
Insurance
Aetna, College Health IPA, Call Office for Insurance Accepted, Magellan, MHN, Other
Credit Cards Accepted
None
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
BA, Sociology MA, Marriage & Family Therapy

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
ADHD-Attn Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
Children
Christian Based Therapy
Critical Incident Stress Management
Communication Skills
Couples
Crisis Intervention
Families
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
Individual
Parenting
Persons With Disabilities
Relationships
Stress

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Cognitive-Behavioral
Communications
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
Family Systems
Certifications
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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