Therapist Profile

Ms. Stacey L. Merrell, M.A.
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7365 Carnelian St. Ste. 202 Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
(951) 218-0951
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Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in individual, couples and family therapy. I am proud to provide these services in Rancho Cucamonga and Riverside CA. Born and raised in Rancho Cucamonga, I am honored to give back to the community that is so near and dear to my heart. As a married woman, and a working mother and step-mother, I have learned to balance parenthood and a fulfilling career. I have spent much of my career working with foster youth and their families, treating childhood abuse and neglect, in both the public and non-public sector. Among my areas of expertise are victims of abuse and neglect, couples counseling, parenting, depression, anxiety, ADHD, delinquency, and substance abuse. I am an Incredible Years Parenting Group Facilitator, a Department of Transportation qualified Substance Abuse Professional, and trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. In addition to being a prominent relationship therapist, I also work with a variety of EAP insurance beneficiaries providing solution-focused, brief therapy, to help clients manage stress, and balance work and home life. I have enjoyed providing Clinical Supervision to Marriage and Family Therapist Trainees and Interns since 2010. I am a compassionate, direct and interactive therapist. My therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address their treatment goals. I offer a highly personalized approach, tailored to each client's specific and unique needs. I work with each individual to help them identify and build upon their strengths. I believe that the person is not the problem, the problem is the problem. I collaborate with my client's and help them step away from problem saturated and oppressive stories, to discovering and/or creating new untold stories which include prefered accounts of their lives, hopes, values, dreams and relationships.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Individual, Couples, Child and Adolescent, Family Therapy DOT approved SAP
Aetna, Blue Shield, Call Office for Insurance Accepted, Health Net Insurance, Magellan, MHN, Out-of-Network coverage, Private Pay, PPO, Sliding Scale, Victims of Crime, Value Options
Credit Cards Accepted
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
Offers Teletherapy
Online, Phone


M.A. Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy B.A. Liberal Studies with a Minor in Psychology

Area of Specialty

ADHD-Attn Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
Anger Management
Assertiveness Training
Career Stress and Changes
Creative Solutions
Crisis Intervention
Depression/Clinical Depression
Eating Disorders
Group Therapy
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder
Play Therapy
Pre-Marriage Counseling
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Single Parents
Step/Blended Families
Victims of Crime
Women's Issues
Working With Therapists


Theoretical Orientation
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Family Systems
Substance Abuse Professional Incredible Years Evidence-Based Parenting Program Leader
Languages Spoken
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)


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