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Community Counseling Clinics

Irvine Community Counseling Center

Services Offered

The Pepperdine Community Counseling Center provides quality psychological services in a caring and humane environment. Our clinical services are available to individuals, couples, and families who are struggling with a variety of challenges, including:

  • Marital and relationship problems
  • Domestic intimidation
  • Behavioral problems of children and adolescents
  • Attention/academic problems of children
  • Single-parenting issues
  • Blended or step-family issues
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Individual and family adjustment to chronic illness
  • Grief Resolution
  • Family treatment of alcohol and substance misuse
  • Stress and lifestyle management
  • Postpartum Distress
  • Specific concerns of aging

Counseling Staff

At our clinic, you will receive support and guidance from therapists who adhere to the highest standards of professional conduct. Our clinical staff includes psychotherapists, post-graduate interns, and graduate students working under the supervision of Pepperdine University faculty and other licensed mental health professionals.

Supervision and Training

The psychology faculty and staff offer continuing education, clinical supervision, and training to graduate students and community professionals.

Mara Leigh Taylor (MA '03, MA '06) founded Getting Out By Going In after more than five years of volunteer work inside prisons, teaching more than 600 inmates tools for rapid and lasting changes, and recently authored a book titled Women in Prison: Women Finding Freedom.