During psychotherapy, you will learn about your condition, moods, feelings,
thoughts and behaviors. Psychotherapy teaches you how to take control
of your life and respond to challenging situations with healthy coping
skills. We provide services to individuals, couples, families and groups.
Educational services on mental health topics including workshops, classes
and presentations offered to the community. These services are free of
charge and include but are not limited to the following list:
- Personality Dimensions
- Domestic Violence
- Mental Health Awareness
- Stress Management
- Parenting Psychoeducation
- Boundary Setting
- Self Esteem
- Healthy Relationships
- Healthy Coping
- Problem Solving
Case Management Services
Case management is a collaborative process of assessment, planning, facilitation,
care coordination, evaluation and advocacy with the goal of identifying
resources for services to meet an individual’s and family’s
comprehensive needs. This service is free of charge and may also be part
of your psychotherapy treatment plan.
Critical Incident Crisis Debriefing
Crisis management utilizing the CISM protocol for individuals and groups
impacted by a traumatic event. This structured process allows individuals
to achieve a healthy recovery from traumatic events faster.
Public Health Nursing
Public Health Nurses provide targeted nursing case management for Orange
County residents with a variety of health and medical issues with the
primary goal of linking clients with health insurance and a medical home.
Service components include a face to face assessment, health education,
support, linkages, advocacy and case management. Assessment areas include
overall health, physical and psychosocial needs, nutrition and physical
activity needs, as well as safety and injury prevention. This service
is free of charge.
In-service training and mental health related consultation and support
to partner agencies and community groups. This service is free of charge.
Intern Training Center
In addition to being staffed with highly trained licensed professionals,
the Mental Health Center is a training center that works in partnership
with many graduate schools, including USC, UCLA, CSULB and CSUF. For this
reason we have the distinct advantage of selecting the best graduate interns
to meet your unique needs.
If you are currently enrolled in an MSW program and are interested in learning
more about our center please contact: Veronica Richardson, LCSW-Intern
Training Center Coordinator at: 949-764-4542