Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, MFC#42665
                             (714) 609-3363

“And the day came when the risk 
to remain tight in bud was more painful 
than the risk it took to blossom.” 

― Anaïs Nin

            Kristen Farish, LMFT 

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As a therapist, I have spent the past 15 years helping people improve their lives and relationships. For many, unhealed wounds manifest in the form of depression, anxiety, and relationship problems. I work with my clients to identify the unresolved issues that keep them "stuck" and repeating the same destructive patterns of behavior.

Although many current problems have a link to the past, I believe it is equally important to focus on the present in order to reduce immediate distress. I work with clients on practical skill building in specific areas of need: communication, self-esteem, anger management, assertiveness training, relaxation techniques, and boundary setting.

Seeking professional help for any type of problem can be an intimidating experience in itself. I do my best to set people at ease and create an environment where they can focus on achieving their goals in a timely manner.


Clinical Specialties:

  • Trauma/PTSD

  • Codependency/Adult Children of Alcoholics

  • Anxiety Disorders

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

  • Depression/Mood Disorders

  • LGBTQ Affirmative Therapy

  • Gender Identity/Trans* Issues

  • Grief/Bereavement

  • Relationship Problems

  • Sexual Abuse

  • Addiction

  • Veteran's Issues