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.

maternal mental health, child therapist

MireYa Badillo-Vasquez

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

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

Locations: Virtual and Whittier, CA

Fee: $185

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D'Andra Johnson

AMFT under supervision of Alma Pacheco. She works with attachment, complex trauma, grief, self-esteem issues, confidence, anxiety, depression and personality disorders.

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

Locations: Virtual and Whittier, CA

Fee: $165

maternal mental health, child therapist

Veronica Rocha

LMFT: Specializes in working with trauma, sexual abuse, depression, anxiety, and family and adolescent issues.

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

Locations: Virtual and Whittier, CA

Fee: $185

LGBTQ2IA, LGBTQ therapist with black thick framed glasses, wearing a black shirt, staring at the camera.  Therapist.

Elizabeth Doten

LMFT: Specializes in working with trauma, depression, anxiety, substance use/abuse, and LGBTQ2IA+

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

Locations: Virtual and Whittier, CA

Fee: $185

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, Anthem/BCBS, Optum/UHC and Out of Network PPO benefits.

Locations: Virtual and Riverside, CA

Fee: $165

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, LA Care, Optum/UHC, Anthem/BCBS and Out of Network PPO benefits.

Locations: Virtual and Whittier, CA

Fee: $165

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: $185

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: $165

Insurance accepted: Cigna, Aetna, Cigna, Optum/UHC, Anthem/BCBS and Out of Network PPO benefits

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: $185

Insurances Accepted: Aetna, HMC Healthworks, Cigna, Kaiser, 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: $185

Insurances Accepted: Aetna, Lyra, HMC Healthworks, Kaiser, UHC, Optum and  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: $165

Insurances Accepted: Cigna, Aetna, UHC, Optum/UHC, Anthem/BCBS and Out of Network PPO

maternal mental health, child therapist

Crystal Hernandez

AMFT under the supervision of Alma Pacheco, LMFT specializes in working with people of all ages, trauma, and sexual abuse.

Locations: Virtual and Whittier, CA

Fee: $165

Insurances: Aetna, Cigna, UHC/Optum, Anthem/BCBS and out of network PPO

Therapy for sexual abuse

Kristin Martinez

LMFT: President and CEO of PAX Therapy. Kristin currently coaches business professionals to become better authentic leaders. Kristin is also a Leadership Development Keynote Speaker and Consultant: www.kristinmartinezconsulting.com

Kristin is no longer taking on therapy clients.

For keynote fees you can reach out to hello@kristinmartinezconsulting.com

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, Kaiser and Out of Network PPO benefits.

Locations: Virtual and Whittier, CA

Fee: $225

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, Kaiser, Optum, HMC Healthworks and Out of Network PPO benefits

Locations: Virtual and Riverside, CA

Fee: $225

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