Referrals to Orange County Therapists, Psychologists, and Psychiatrists

Looking for a caring, compassionate, skilled therapist, psychologist or psychiatrist to help you through a rough patch? Look no further!

I'm happy to refer you to my colleagues below. All of whom I would go see myself and who I like and trust very much. More than that, I think they're smart, insightful, talented folks who can help you feel better fast.

I'd encourage you to reach out to 2-3 different providers below and see who might be the best fit for you. We all have different personalities and preferences; you want to find someone who you can work well with.


Therapists for Adults & Couples


Nova Reed, MA, CLC
Individual Therapy for Adults
Coto de Caza - 949.858.2442


Cindy Fazendin, MFCC
Individual & Couples Therapy
Irvine - 714.556.5900


Judith Zucker Anderson, PhD
Individual & Couples Therapy
Irvine - 949.727.4337


Nancy Young, PhD
Individual & Couples Therapy
Costa Mesa - 714.432.9856


Adrienne Clements, LMFT
Individual & Couples Therapy
*Works on Weekends
Costa Mesa - 714.432.9856 X.111


Stephen Alkus, PhD
Individual & Couples Therapy
Costa Mesa - 714.241.8988


Michael Foust, PhD
Individual & Couples Therapy
Santa Ana - 714.834.9222


The DBT Center of Orange County
Individual & Group Therapy
Focused on teaching coping skills for people with depression, anxiety, trauma
Newport Beach - 949.480.7767



Therapists for Kids & Teens


Stepping Forward Counseling Center
Expert Counseling for Kids
Irvine - 949.333.1209


Jodi Knott, PhD
Child Psychologist
Newport Beach - 714.490.3428


Nova Reed, MA, CLC
Teen Expert
Coto de Caza-949.858.2442


Jerry Weichman, PhD
Teen Psychologist
Newport Beach


Jennifer Kaplan, PhD
Laguna Niguel



Sex Therapy


Stephanie Buehler, PhD
Newport Beach


Steve Pumphrey, LCSW
Sex Addiction & Pornography Addiction Treatment
Life Star Treatment Program
Laguna Hills


Psychiatrists - Medical doctors who can prescribe medication


Britton Arey, MD
Costa Mesa


Shirley Furman, MA, NP
Newport Beach


Roula Creighton, MD


Hisham Korraa, MD
Newport Beach


Mark Zetin, MD



Urgent Medical & Mental Health Care


Mission Medical Urgent Care
26800 Crown Valley Parkway, Ground Level
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 276-2111
Open Weekdays 8am-7pm; Weekends 9am-5pm


Urgent Mental Health Care
UC Irvine Hospital - Emergency Room
*Psychiatrists and psychologists are on call 24/7 for emergency consults through the Emergency Room
UCI Psychiatric Services Website
101 The City Dr South
Orange, CA 92868
(714) 456-7890



Chemical Dependency Treatment


Hoag Chemical Dependency Recovery Center
Recovery Center Website


Call 911 for Emergency Response
Please remember that for any emergency, you can always call 911 for immediate help.




Low Cost Therapy Centers


Smith Community Clinic
Chapman University, Orange


Pepperdine University Counseling Center
Pepperdine Irvine Campus


Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Irvine Counseling Center