Therapist Profile

Name:
Sherry L. Villanueva, M.A.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Email
Location:
106 W. Lime Avenue Suite 201 Monrovia, CA 91016 UNITED STATES
Phone:
(626) 217-2281
License Number
LMFT52798
Practicing Since:
2008
Additional Licenses:
Marriage and Family Therapy

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist serving the San Gabriel Valley from my private practice located in Old Town Monrovia. I offer years of professional, as well as life experiences, that have added to my ability for skillful and attentive listening, sensitivity and empathy to emotional and spiritual pain, respect for differing beliefs and life styles, all while providing safety and confidentiality within the therapeutic relationship. I provide psychotherapy for adolescents and adults in individual, couples or family therapy settings. I often combine the use of Narrative Therapy (telling and re-writing ones life story), Solution Focus Therapy to address immediate crises and to help you find your inner strengths, as well as Family Systems Theories to strengthen your relationships at home, work and socially. However, I do not limit therapy to just these approaches. I believe first in the importance of coming to clearly understand the needs and goals of my clients and then offering the most effective approaches in support of reaching their desired goals.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Days and Evenings, Monday - Thursday
Services
Abuse (Emotional and Physical), Addictions, Adolescent/Parent relationships, Anxiety, Communication Skills, Depression, Grief and Loss, Life Changes/Transitions, LGBTQ (self acceptance/integration) Personality challenges, Premarital Counseling, Marital Counseling, Self Esteem, Spirituality, Trauma (PTSD)
Insurance
Private Pay, Superbill provided, Sliding Scale
Credit Cards Accepted
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
Yes
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
M.A., Psychology, Chapman University, 2008

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Addictions
ADHD-Attn Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
Adolescents
Anger Management
Anxiety
Assertiveness Training
Avoidant Personality
Bi-Polar
Career Stress and Changes

Other

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

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