Therapist Profile

Ms. Martha McClellan-Morehouse, M.A.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
5150 Fair Oaks Blvd. #101-221 Carmichael, CA 95608 UNITED STATES
License Number
Practicing Since:
Additional Licenses:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Meet Martha (Marti) McClellan-Morehouse. She is the Visionary and Managing Partner of StepINtuit Healing Arts Oasis (SHAO). She is a speaker, author, mentor coach and community activist. She also is a licensed marriage and family therapist with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Recently, Marti became a wedding officiant. She specializes in officiating weddings for couples where one or both partners have been married before as well as same-sex couples. To enhance the quality of services she provides, Marti augmented her formal education. She is a Star Behavioral Health Provider, supporting active military personnel, veterans and their families. She is a Certified Youth Mental Health First Aid Provider. She is also trained in mindfulness techniques and creativity for healing. Marti’s work with clients is significantly influenced by ancient practices like the Medicine Wheel (a sacred hoop or stone monument symbolizing the cycle of life). However, she jokes that marriage, parenting and navigating the “Hot Flash Lady/Power Surge Queen” continuum revealed some of her most important life lessons. During her 16-years as a therapist, mentor, advocate, trainer and coach, Marti has provided over 10,000 hours of services to over 1,000 clients (also referred to as sojourners). She created empowerment platforms like Daughters Integrating Visions and Actions Successfully (DIVAS), a Self-love Festival and Purposeful Women of Greater Sacramento. She provided professional development training and held management/supervisor positions in organizations like, Outward Bound, D’Veal Family and Youth Services and Pacific Clinics. Marti collaborated with several Southern California organizations, including Day One, Pasadena City College and Pasadena Unified School District to assist with increasing the potential of students’ academic and social success. She was often praised for her ability to connect with clients. Event, workshop and training participants expressed their appreciation for her wit and sincere delivery of well-being and social responsibility messages. Her entrepreneurial spirit led Marti to create SHAO in 2012, to function as a portal of opportunity to live passionately, purposefully, joyously, responsibly, wisely and sacredly. Since early 2016, the platform has shifted slightly. Marti welcomed Sue Anne Bennett as a partner to help share the principles of wisdom and joy. Marti and Sue Anne are raising their voices to improve the status of women all over the world. The women they serve are executives/visionaries, entrepreneurs, busy moms, self-help enthusiast, health and well-being professionals and wounded warriors. These women are usually in transition from one phase of life to another, and seeking healing from life’s many challenges. Marti moved from Los Angeles to Sacramento, California in 2011. Since moving, she self-published a book entitled “The Wisdom Chair: A Journey from Common Sense to Divine Wisdom.” And she has served or is serving the community in the roles that follow: Board Member, Willow Tree Roots (current) Co-founder and Facilitator, Wisdom Chair SiStars (formerly known as SacTown Hot Flash Ladies Impact Group (current) Regional Director, Sacramento Valley Genuine Networking Association (2016) Practitioner, Holistic Light Rejuvenation Center (current) Action Team and Council, Sacramento Creating Community Solutions (June 2014- July 2015) Presenter, Sacramento Valley Chapter of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (SVC-CAMFT) “Challenges of Hot Flash Ladies and their Adolescent Children” (May 2015) Presenter, Effie Yeaw Nature Center “Behavior Management for Young Scholars who Challenge our Sensibilities”(May 2015) Presenter, Sacramento Genuine Networking Association “Closing the Deal with Hot Flash Ladies” (March 2015) Program Co-Chair for the SVC – CAMFT, coordinated the professional development of mental health trainees, interns and licensed therapists from (January 2014 to December 2015) Presenter, Successful Thinkers Network presentation “Wisdom Gems for Entrepreneurs” Presenter, The Love Movement “Community Intimacy” Presenter, “FACE IT!” “How we can be of Service to the Homeless Community” Creator/Coordinator/Co-Facilitator, The Self-love Festival Memberships include: National Association of Professional Women Brave Heart Women California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) Sacramento Valley Chapter of CAMFT Genuine Networking Association Happy Neighborhood Project Marti has been married since 1988. She and her husband have two adult children. As her family has matured, she has become more committed to helping sojourners find and sustain their overall health and well-being. Helping sojourners establish a commitment to self-love is a key ingredient in the health and well-being recipe. Sharing ancient and contemporary wisdom is the toolkit for success. She can be contacted at or 626.755.7385. To view her professional LinkedIn profile, see in/MarthaMcClellanMorehouse. And feel free to become a part of the SHAO community to receive updates, tips and commentary on health, wealth, wisdom and joy. Find SHAO on Facebook- Stepintuit Healing Arts Oasis, or Twitter and YouTube– Stepintuithao.

About My Practice

Office Hours
By appointment only- Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and some Sundays
Our services include individual and group counseling; wisdom coaching; motivational speaking;community celebrations; rite of passage rituals. Stepintuit Healing Arts Oasis engages individual participants and group clients in trainings, workshops, social gatherings, retreats, rituals and ceremonies crafted to uplift and inspire. Our signature presentations are designed to assure that participants learn skills that can provide relief from unhappiness, fear, loneliness, anxiety, shame, low self-worth and intimacy/relationship problems.
Credit Cards Accepted
Free Initial Consult
Offers Teletherapy


Master of Arts- Marriage, Family and Child Counseling

Area of Specialty

Career Stress and Changes
Communication Skills
Employment Issues
Ethnicity/Multi-Cultural Relationships
Interracial Couples
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Pre-Marriage Counseling
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Women's Issues


Theoretical Orientation
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Pesi/Star Behavioral Health Provider Youth Mental Health First Aid Certified Parent Project Facilitator
Languages Spoken

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