Julissa McCarrell, MA
Associate Marriage & Family Therapist
Offices: Orange, Costa Mesa
Julissa has a heart for helping people of all ages find hope, healing, and spiritual growth by meeting her clients with compassion and understanding. She desires to facilitate growth for her clients through a collaborative therapeutic process. Her approach to therapy is more insight-oriented, incorporating how past experiences might be affecting current relationships and struggles. Julissa provides an emotionally focused therapy approach to help couples learn how to deescalate conflict and increase security, closeness and connection.
She is certified in Prepare and Enrich, a comprehensive assessment tool used in both pre-marital and marriage therapy. Julissa has experience working with emerging adults with a variety of issues in a university setting. Her experience includes counseling children and adults in Kenya who were victims of trauma, violence, and abuse. She especially enjoys working with adolescents, college-ages women, young adults and couples. Julissa believes every person is designed to thrive and is committed to helping her clients restore hope and develop healthy connections with others.
• Attachment disorders
• Family conflict
• Life transitions
• Sexual abuse/trauma
• Individual adults
MA in Clinical Psychology from Azusa Pacific University