Therapist Profile

Peggy L. Knodel, M.A.
Professional Title:
29645 Rancho California Road Suite 238 Temecula, CA 92591-5211
(951) 699-0699
License Number
Practicing Since:
Additional Licenses:
Marriage & Family Therapist

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Hello! My name is Peggy Knodel. I have been practicing as a Marriage and Family Therapist since 1990. I received my undergraduate degree in Psychobiology from U.C.L.A. and my Master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from United States International University (now Alliant University). I enjoy working with individuals, couples, and adolescents. My aim is to assist clients with improving their relationships and achieving a higher quality of life. My approach is based on family systems theory which takes into account the social context of one's life including family constellation and the larger social milieu. I also use cognitive-behavioral interventions to examine one's thought processes and behavior patterns to identify where improvements might be needed. I offer a Christian-based therapeutic environment for clients who have this preference. I have been a faculty member at University of Phoenix since 2009. This is also a very fulfilling endeavor as I believe that, as an instructor, I can contribute to the ongoing positive development of students in our profession. I have been married since 1992. I enjoy cooking, gardening, learning, and laughing!

About My Practice

Office Hours
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 9:00a.m - 5:00p.m.
Individual, Couple, and Family Therapy
Aetna, Blue Cross, Blue Shield, Blue Shield of CA, College Health IPA, Cigna, Call Office for Insurance Accepted, Health Net Insurance, Magellan, MHN, Most Insurance Accepted, Most PPO's and Indemnity, Out-of-Network coverage, PacifiCare, Private Pay, United Behavioral Health, United Health Care
Credit Cards Accepted
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
Offers Teletherapy


B.S. in Psychobiology from U.C.L.A. M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy from United States International University (now Alliant University)

Area of Specialty

Career Stress and Changes
Christian Based Therapy
Eating Disorders
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
Self Esteem/Personal Growth


Theoretical Orientation
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Family Systems
National Certified Counselor (NCC)
Languages Spoken
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)


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