Therapist Profile

Name:
Ryan Watanabe, M.A.
Professional Title:
Location:
23181 La Cadena Suite 104 Laguna Hills, CA 92653 USA
Phone:
(949) 297-6072
License Number
LMFT96220
Practicing Since:
2012
Additional Licenses:
Marriage and Family Therapist Registered Intern

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
I currently enjoy working with adolescents, adults, couples, and families with a specialty in sports performance, anxiety, and other sports-related issues. Specifically, I enjoy working with adolescents/teens and assisting them in reaching their personal, academic, and athletic goals. Born and raised in Orange County, I was always actively involved in athletics, particularly baseball. My parents supported and encouraged myself and my siblings to achieve academic and athletic success. Unfortunately, I suffered from severe performance anxiety that impeded my ability to perform at an optimal level. My past experience with performance anxiety has driven me to explore the field of sport psychology. My comprehensive treatment of sports-related issues, although individual and unique to every client, blends traditional cognitive behavioral methods with unique depth psychological techniques that explore the unconscious.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Please contact Ryan at (949) 297-6072 or by email at ryan@watanabetherapy.com to schedule an appointment
Services
My education in family systems and depth psychology (i.e. Jungian psychology) allows me to provide my clients with a unique, comprehensive blend of therapeutic theories and techniques. My practice assists clients in achieving their therapeutic goals with an effective, individualized treatment plan.
Insurance
Aetna, Blue Shield, Cigna
Credit Cards Accepted
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
Pacifica Graduate Institute – Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Depth Psychology (2013 – Present) Alliant International University – M.A. in Couples and Family Therapy (2013) University of Colorado at Boulder – B.S. in Business Administration (2007)

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Addictions
Adolescents
Anxiety
Couples
Depression/Clinical Depression
Families
Men's Issues
Relationships
Stress

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Developmental/Depth
Family Systems
Jungian
Certifications
Languages Spoken
Ethnicity

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