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Counseling
Your divorce does not have to be a tug of war.
The kids are watching how you act. 
They don't want to be a prize awarded to a winner.
  • Private sessions with the therapist. 
  • Individual, Couples, Co-parenting, Crisis Counseling.
  • Fees are on a sliding scale depending on income. 
  • To schedule an appointment, contact FACES

Individual Psychotherapy/Family Counseling


  • High Conflict Family Problems
  • Co-Parenting Counseling
  • Post-divorce adjustment
  • Extended Mediation
  • Single Parenting issues
  • Post Divorce family issues
  • Step Parenting
  • Identity problems
  • Stress problems
  • Depression, anxiety
  • Anger
  • Substance abuse
  • Family violence


Individual Personal Empowerment Sessions for Women


  • Self esteem; Boundaries
  • Stress management
  • Parenting skill building
  • Communication skills; Assertion
  • Job seeking skills

 

Couples Counseling -- Marital, Pre-Marital, Conjoint


  • Family rules
  • Expectations
  • Family history review
  • Communication
  • Assertion training
  • Boundaries
  • Substance abuse issues
  • Other addictions

 

Parent/Child Counseling


  • Communication
  • Appropriate expression of feelings
  • Setting boundaries
  • Family rules
  • Strengthening the relationship

 

Co-parenting Counseling

 

  • Similar to an extended mediation
  • Focus on time-sharing the child
  • Teach healthy communication skills to co-parent successfully
  • When parents still disagree even after several modification hearings
  • Frustrations over parenting styles of the other parent
  • Chemical dependency problems with the other parent
  • Children feeling pulled by either parent

 

Adult Children of Divorce Counseling

 

  • For adults affected by their parents’ divorce.
  • Adults with commitment issues, fear of confrontation issues, etc.

Reunification Counseling: Parent/Child 6 weeks to 26 weeks


Dealing with issues after separation, for example:


  • Child is estranged from parent
  • Parent has been absent and wants a safe forum to get reacquainted with the child
  • Parent has been accused of violence in the home
  • Child doesn’t want to visit with the other parent
  • Child doesn’t know the other parent
  • One parent refuses to send the child to the other parent’s home


FACES Go to Fullerton College

Maricel Rodriquez and Laura Schmeltzer greet Fulkerton College Psych students

FACES visits Fullerton College Psych students!

September 29 at 7:35am · Fullerton · For all our friends who have been involved in FACES either by using our services, volunteering, donating or putting up with me as a workaholic around FACES, Please give us one sentence for our website about what FACES means to you. Thanks!

divorce counseling,
kids and divorce counseling; 
therapy for families going through divorce, co-parenting,
 monitored visits, high conflict parenting classes,
high conflict co-parenting sessions,
Family therapy
re-unification,
Parenting Classes
Co-Parenting Classes
anger management,
supervised exchanges,
community counseling
,
low cost counseling Orange County.
Custody Problems
Divorce help
Custody of children
Help for divorce
Depression
Anxiety
Parent/teen truancy prevention
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