Therapist Profile

Ryan Watanabe, M.A.
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23181 La Cadena Suite 104 Laguna Hills, CA 92653 USA
(949) 297-6072
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Practicing Since:
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 to schedule an appointment
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.
Aetna, Blue Shield, Cigna
Credit Cards Accepted
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
Offers Teletherapy


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

Depression/Clinical Depression
Men's Issues


Theoretical Orientation
Family Systems
Languages Spoken


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