Brigitte Merrell

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Brigitte Merrell

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Telehealth Available
Professions: Marriage & Family Therapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist - 36520
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • HealthNet
  • Humana
  • Managed Health Network (MHN)
  • MHNet
  • MHNet Behavioral Health
  • Optum
  • Optum/United Health Care
  • Oscar Health Insurance Co.
  • SutterSelect
  • UMR
  • United Behavioral Health
  • United Health Care
Free Initial Consultation
Weekend Availability
Evening Availability


Vallejo, California 94591
Benicia, California 94510

My Approach to Helping

I am a marriage and family counselor licensed in California with 20 years of experience working with individuals, couples, and families. I have worked with clients addressing a wide range of emotional issues like depression, anxiety, trauma, addiction, bereavement, parenting issues, relationship issues, or finding direction in life.

Facings life’s challenges can be at times devastating to the way we understand ourselves and engage with those around us As your counselor I will walk right next to you on your path to becoming more grounded and empowered while gaining awareness of underlying needs to facilitate healing. My approach draws from a variety of therapeutic interventions like cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic, mindfulness, sensorimotor, and trauma-informed interventions. Understanding the uniqueness in all of us, I do believe that a therapeutic approach requires to be tailored to the individual accordingly.
I look forward to accompanying you on your journey of self-discovery and healing.

Services I Provide

  • Consultation
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Telehealth

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English
  • German

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar
  • Depression
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Esteem
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Humanistic Psychology (humanism)
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET)
  • Psychodynamic

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