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Irene Weiss, MFT

Irene Weiss, MFT

On the path to finding love, fulfilling work and meaning, there will be challenges that make us feel anxious, depressed, angry or just uncertain. Life never stays the same. While change often brings joy, it can also cause stress and place great strains on our closest relationships. During these times, I believe that exploring our feelings and personal goals in a safe, nurturing environment can help us adjust to these inevitable changes.
I come from an artistic background with a BA in theater/dance, and am a visual artist and a singer/songwriter as well. I value family, good friends and am revived by journeys out into nature. In addition to talk and play therapy, I have included art, music, drama and poetry in my work. I also find that humor helps to facilitate connection and communication.

While grief, loss, and depression are universal experiences, everyone deals with these issues differently. This is why one of my goals is to adapt therapy to your individual needs and wants. I enjoy working with adults, teens, and children of all ages, leading groups, and counseling couples and families. I have a strong background helping people with their relationship challenges and life transitions. During my ten years of providing therapy in inpatient, outpatient and private practice settings, I have also worked with those who have substance abuse issues as well as with victims of trauma, abuse and neglect.

As a Marriage and Family Therapist and artist, I believe in the importance of the process or journey toward healing and self-fulfillment. I believe that focusing on your strengths and getting in touch with the body, mind and spirit can help promote health and well-being. I can offer you empathy, respect and listening without judgment, because to be truly heard is what makes us grow, adjust, and live to our fullest capacity.

Claudia Covarrubias

Sandra Crumb

Permitame ayudarle a encontrar balance en su vida”. I am passionate about helping people who are ready to create change in their lives. I am able to help you find balance in your life. I possess a caring and sensitive personality, as well as a genuine interest in helping others to become more independent; I apply my varied life experiences, non-judgmental approach and counseling theories to assess and identify client’s needs, providing counseling, case management services and implementing resources, helping individuals succeed in the work force and their life. 

My professional background includes over five years of experience and solid knowledge of cultural and socio-economic issues relevant to providing therapy and appropriate case management services to adults and special population groups. It would be a pleasure to work with you on your therapeutic journey and help you through any issues occurring in your life. Whether you have past traumatic experiences, are transitioning into a new stage of life, struggling to let go of past relationships, or trying to navigate current day to day stressors, I have confidence I can help. I work with individuals, couples and families with various issues, including but not limited to depression, anxiety, trauma, addiction/substance abuse, premarital counseling, and relationship issues.


Claudia Covarrubias

Claudia Covarrubias

Making the decision to seek therapy can at times lead to variety of emotions. You may feel relieved that you are finally taking steps to get through a difficult time in your life. You may feel fearful of opening up to someone, or worried of the unknown. These emotions are normal, and taking this first step in getting the help you need is already an accomplishment.
I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. My primary approach to therapy is integrative and client-centered. It is my strong belief that a therapeutic relationship can lead to insights and change. I encourage a safe, comfortable, non-judgmental, and empathetic environment where we can work in union to help develop coping skills to allow you to overcome the obstacles in your life.

I am passionate about working with adolescents, individuals, couples and families. Some of my specialties include: depression, anxiety & stress, self-esteem, women’s issues, communication & intimacy issues, difficult life transitions, acculturation, and college stressors. I am also bilingual and provide services in Spanish. I believe everyone is capable of growth and I look forward to helping you find your most authentic self.

Schedule Your Free Phone Consultation

(877) 293-8123