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Karen Rippy Marriage and Family Therapist in California
Karen Rippy , Ph.D., LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Mission Viejo, CA

Online & In-Person

Accepting new clients

About me

Family; kids teen, court-re anger/DV/custody etc.

I am licensed to handle all your relationship challenges! Clients served: Individuals, Couples, Families (including extended family Zoom sessions), Teens and Children within a family system context. I earned a Masters in Psychology and Doctoral (PhD) in clinical psychology. I am California licensed and board certified. I am certified as a Doctoral Addictions Counselor, Substance Abuse Counselor, and Lic. Spiritual Practitioner. Other specialties incliude online social media and sex addiction, anxiety/anger/stress management, co-parenting, infidelity/betrayal of trust, divorce decision-making and short-term Discernment Counseling (commitment questions). Pront scheduling for online or in-office therapy to assist with stress/anxiety and other mood disturbances, parent-child conflict, child custody conflict. Nationally Recognized Marriage Friendly Therapist, Doctoral Addiction Counselor, and court appointed co-parenting. Online Zoom.

When you need an experienced therapist and have complex situation. Typically I am available within a day or two, text me 949-521-1140! I can see you in my Mission Viejo office or online where I sent you a zoom invitation. I specialize in all complex relationship issues as well as those that have court intervention including anger violence, reunification, I enjoy working with students with anxiety and adjustment issues!
I have worked family court systems. No insurance accepted and sessions run from $180 - 200/50 minutes and additional time may be addedf at your request.



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Mission Viejo_Ladera Individual, Students_Family Therapy

26381 Crown Valley Parkway
Suite 232
Mission Viejo, CA 92691 US


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Service types

  • Therapy / Counseling

Types of clients

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults (18+)
  • Older Adults (65+)
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Parents & Caregivers


  • English

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