Meet Our Therapists

PAX Therapy and Family Services, inc is a group practice located in Whittier, CA and Riverside, CA- and soon to be a third in the Irvine area.  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.

BIPOC Therapist, Black female therapist

Autumn Fannin

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

Locations: Virtual

Fee: $120

Insurances Accepted: Aetna, HMC Healthworks, Cigna, UHC/Optum/UMR, Out of Network PPO

BIPOC Therapist, Black female therapist

Helen Medina

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

Locations: Virtual and Whittier, CA

Fee: $120

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

BIPOC Therapist, Black female therapist

Carmen Pease

AMFT works under Kristin Martinez, LMFT 90136.  Carmen is specializing in working with women with a history of trauma, sexual abuse, etc.  Carmen also enjoys working with people who identify as highly sensitive persons, as well as with those seeking a Christian Therapist.

Locations: Virtual and Whittier, CA

Fee: $120

Insurances Accepted: Cigna, Aetna, Out of Network PPO

BIPOC Therapist, Black female therapist

Elizabeth Doten

AMFT under the supervision of Alma Pacheco, LMFT specializes in working with adolescents, substance abuse, sexual abuse, LGBTQ2IA+, and high risk clients.

Locations: Virtual and Whittier, CA

Fee: $120

Insurances Accepted: Aetna, Cigna, Out of Network PPO

Black Therapist, Christian therapist, African- American Therapist

Timothy McLaurin

ACSW under the supervision of Alma Pacheco, LMFT. Specializes in teens, Christian therapy. trauma, and high risk behavior.

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

Locations: Virtual and Riverside, CA

Fee: $120

Christian Counseling

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.

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

Locations: Virtual and Whittier, CA

Fee: $120

BIPOC Therapist, Black female therapist

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.

Locations: Virtual and Whittier, CA

Fee: $120

Female Therapist, Alma Pacheco, Therapist in Whittier, In Person Therapy, Child Therapy, Parenting

Alma Pacheco

LMFT: Specializes in Couples Therapy, Attachment, complex trauma, and personality disorders. Speaks Spanish.

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

Locations: Virtual and Whittier, CA

Fee: $120

Therapy for sexual abuse

Kristin Martinez

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

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

Locations: Virtual

Fee: $165

maternal mental health, PPD, postpartum depression, child loss, miscarriage

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.

Locations: Virtual and Whittier, CA

Fee: $120

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

Therapist

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

Locations: Virtual and Riverside, CA

Fee: $120

Female Therapist, Alma Pacheco, Therapist in Whittier, In Person Therapy, Child Therapy, Parenting

Kelley Escamilla

LCSW specializes in working with women with histories of abuse, domestic violence, and sexual abuse and assault.  Kelley uses a trauma informed art therapy technique to help encourage healing.  Kelley is an LGBTQ2IA+ ally.

Locations: Virtual and Whittier, CA

Fee: $120

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

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