Elaine Stahlhofen


Elaine Stahlhofen


Professions: Psychotherapist, Marriage & Family Therapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Marriage and Family Therapist
Billing and Insurance:

I don't currently accept insurance, but I can provide documentation if clients wish to submit to an insurance company for "out of network" benefit coverage

Fees: Fees: Individual: $100 - $150 per 50 min session.
Couples and Families are recommended for 75 min sessions.
Please contact me for a free initial phone consultation.
Free Initial Consultation
Evening Availability


2125 El Camino Real
Suite 206
Oceanside, California 92054
4330 Barranca Pkwy
Suite 200
Irvine, California 92604

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My Approach to Helping

I provide professional, caring and holistic psychotherapy in a safe and supportive environment for adults, couples, teens and families. With 20+ years of counseling experience and as a solution-focused and intuitive therapist I am able to rapidly identify and then provide insight, guidance and emotional support in the resolution of my client’s core issues. We will unearth and clear long-standing behavior patterns or negative perceptions that may be holding you back from experiencing a more fulfilling, meaningful and joyful life.
I utilize multiple modalities; including CBT, Repatterning Therapy and Breathwork. The intention is to clear negative thoughts, programming, patterns, trauma and PTSD. These modalities assist in dissolving the root issues that cause anxiety, panic attacks and depression. I also assist with Narcissist Abuse Recovery in individual psychotherapy sessions.

More Info About My Practice

I share with my clients a Holistic Toolbox, so you can process and resolve stressors you experience in your everyday life. This includes simple Breathwork exercises that are customized for your unique issues and needs. I also teach Mindfulness and Meditation which are all effective for Stress Reduction.

Services I Provide

  • Coaching
  • Consultation
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Online Counseling / Phone Therapy

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults


  • English

Groups I Work With

    Anxiety * Depression * Trauma * Panic Attacks * PTSD * Mindfulness-Meditation-Stress Reduction * Personal Empowerment * Individual Deep Process Work * Narcissist Abuse Recovery * Family of Origin abuse pattern * Sensitive Empath

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Adoption / Reunion Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Breakup
  • Cancer
  • Career Choice
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders (Autism, Aspergers, etc.)
  • Dissociation
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Health / Illness / Medical Issues
  • Individuation
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Learning Difficulties
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Other - Not Listed Here
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Love
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Body-Mind Psychotherapy
  • Breathwork
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dreamwork
  • Energy Psychology
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Guided Therapeutic Imagery
  • Holistic Psychotherapy
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Regression Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Systems Theory /Therapy
  • Transpersonal Psychotherapy
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)

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