Donna Hicks, MA

Associate Marriage & Family Therapist
License: AMFT118048
Office: Santa Ana, Brea
714-558-9266 x288

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Donna strives to provide a safe and nurturing environment where clients are able to address their unique challenges. She aims to help her clients feel understood and heard. Donna is committed to providing compassion and support to her clients, while helping them learn and progress towards healing and wellness. She enjoys working alongside her clients to create and build healthier relationships, improve communication and intimacy, and help repair broken ones.


Donna has her Master of Arts Degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage & Family Therapy. She volunteered at Orange County Ronald McDonald House, where she provided comfort and support to the patients and their families. Donna has experienced working with many individuals that suffer with chronic pain. Her research interests include working at CSUF Fibromyalgia Research & Educational Center with participants ages 50+. She works with individuals and couples.


In these settings she has gained experience with anxiety/depression, chronic illness/pain, grief/loss, relationship struggles, parenting challenges, and children’s issues.


Additional Information:


Areas of Focus
• Anxiety/Panic
• Attachment Issues, Individual or Couples
• Creating Healthy Boundaries
• Depression
• Emotional Regulation
• Family of Origin Issues
• Grief
• Life Transition
• Marital Conflict
• Parenting
• Postpartum Challenges
• Relationship Struggles
• Self-growth & Identity
• Trauma
• Women’s Issues
Works with
• Individual Adults
• College Students
• Couples
• Ministry Staff
• Pastor’s Wives

• BA in Psychology from California State University, Fullerton
• MA in Clinical Psychology, emphasis in Marriage & Family Therapy from Azusa Pacific University