Meet Our Therapists

PAX Therapy and Family Services, inc is a group practice located in Whittier, CA with a second office in La Habra, CA- and soon to be a third in Huntington Beach, CA.  We have male and female therapists who specialize working with a range of issues.  We are dedicated to offering highly specialized, individual, expert therapy to help people heal and get where they want to be.  We specialize in childhood trauma, child behavior, personality disorders, and relationships.

 Timothy McLaurin, ACSW under the supervision of Kristin Martinez, LMFT (90136). Specializes in teens, Christian therapy. trauma, and high risk behavior. Learn more about Tim by clicking here.

Insurance accepted: Cigna, Aetna, and Out of Network PPO benefits 

Fee: $120

Humberto Garcia, Jr. AMFT under the supervision of Kristin Martinez, LMFT (90136): Specializes in working with families with immigration histories, depression, anxiety, trauma, and Christian therapy.  Speaks Spanish. Learn more about Humberto by clicking here.

Insurance accepted: Cigna, Aetna, and Out of Network PPO benefits

Fee: $120

Monica Jessey, LPCC: Specializes in complex trauma, first responders, military, LGBTQ2IA+, high risk behavior, and personality disorders.

Insurance accepted: Cigna, Aetna, United Health Care, Lyra, Optum, Oscar, HMC Healthworks and Out of Network PPO benefits.

Fee: $120

Alma Pacheco, LMFT: Specializes in Couples Therapy, Attachment, complex trauma, and personality disorders. Speaks Spanish. Learn more about Alma by clicking here.

Insurance accepted: Cigna, Aetna, United Health Care, HMC Healthworks, Optum, Oscar, and Out of Network PPO benefits.

Fee: $120

Da Nie, AMFT: Specializes in EMDR, polyvagal informed, trauma. Speaks Mandarin. For those that speak Mandarin- here is a link to Da’s Mandarin profile: CLICK HERE.

Fee: $120.

Insurance accepted: Cigna, Aetna, Cigna EAP and Out of Network PPO benefits

Kimberly Almanza, AMFT under the supervision of Kristin Martinez, LMFT (90136): Focusing on maternal mental health, children, behavior intervention, dual diagnosis, and parenting. Speaks Spanish. Learn more about Kim by clicking here.

Fee: $120

Insurance accepted: Cigna, Aetna, Cigna EAP and Out of Network PPO benefits

 Brian Rice, LMFT: Works with general anxiety and depression.  Specializes in couples, high risk behavior, personality disorders, and child focused behavioral intervention.

Insurance accepted: Cigna, Aetna, HMC Healthworks and Out of Network PPO benefits

Fee: $120

Kristin Martinez, LMFT: President and CEO of PAX Therapy. Specializes in complex trauma, attachment, sexual abuse, high risk behavior and personality disorders. Speaks Spanish.  Learn more about Kristin here.

Insurance accepted: Cigna, United Health Care, Aetna, Optum, Oscar, HMC Healthworks, Lyra, and Out of Network PPO benefits.

Fee: $165

 

Autumn Fannin, LMFT specializes in working with chronic and complex trauma.  She has experience working with recovery and group therapy.

Fee: $120

Insurances Accepted: Aetna, HMC Healthworks, Out of Network PPO

Female therapist in Whittier, CA

Helen Medina, LCSW She specializes in high risk behaviors, and chronic complex trauma.  She has experience working in the hospital systems and with veterans.  

Fee: $120

Insurances Accepted: Aetna, Lyra, HMC Healthworks, Out of Network PPO

Sandra Viramontes, AMFT is awaiting licensure.  She specializes in working with couples.  She also has expertise in working with high risk, and chronic/complex trauma.

Fee: $120

Insurances Accepted: Cigna, Aetna, Out of Network PPO

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Know which therapist you want to work with?  Just fill out our contact form or give us a call: (714) 587-4543.