Kara Tous

Kara Tous

Professions: Marriage & Family Therapist
License Status: I'm a therapist practicing under supervision.
Primary Credential: Marriage and Family Therapist Registered Intern
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: $70 - $110 for a 45-50 min. session double fee for 90 mins or longer sessions.
Evening Availability


22880 Savi Ranch Pkwy. Yorba Linda
Suite B
Orange, California 92868

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My Approach to Helping

There is no personal issue too small or too big for professional help, everyone struggles in relationships, life changes, grief and personal realization. Every single person has the innate need for connection to other people and I believe that many things get in the way of that, baggage, fear, addiction, and mostly acceptance. I meet people where they are at, assess their needs and address their strengths they may not see. I feel a positive attitude reflects greatly on our perception and I give people a more holistic perception of who they are in this world, and who they want to be, and empower them to overcome whatever issues are in their way if they are willing to work. I feel everyone deserves to be heard and as a parent I have a huge heart for parents struggling with discipline and loving their children through every stage of development. I love marital therapy and I am always cheering for my couples to have the marriage they want if they are willing to put in the work. I love working with children and seeing the world through their eyes and also speaking up for the children who do struggle with real issues suicide, abuse, defiance, and ultimately acceptance. I feel that our world revolves around relationships and helping people learn what a healthy relationship looks like and how to have one is the reason I became a therapist. My passion for this field grows more each client I see because it also helps me to remain humble and give thanks to God.

More Info About My Practice

I work in a private practice so I do NOT bill insurances but I work on a sliding scale my fees are based on household income and fees range from $70 - $110.

Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With

I have a great deal of expeince dealing with co-depenency issues, grief and loss as well as all teen problems and developental stages of children. I have worked with numerous couples who have communicatoin issues, infideiltiy issues and parenting issues, and divorce contemplation.

What I Love about Being a Psychotherapist

I love being a therapist for so many reasons, the first is each perosn is so unique and I love coming along side my cleints and be the one perosn that is on thier side and helping them face some really difficult milestones. I feel that as a therapsit you need to listen and learn what works best for you cleints needs and ablities. Also assesing their willingness to change and empowering cleints who have dealt with serious issues such as abuse, rejection, addiction and unhealthy relathionships. I feel that if someone is entrusting me with their problems I will do my best to help them see the problem in new light and maybe turn it into a solution. Everyday is a diferent day and each client is diffent wtih different needs and I love that I get to learn each day about myself as a therapist and also how different family systems work as well as how different cultures were brought up.

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Services I Provide

  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Premarital Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Groups I Work With

    Abuse survivor victims, family issues, child/parenting, teens with suicidal ideation, divorcees, and couples with any marital issues.

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Body Image
  • Breakup
  • Career Choice
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Control Issues
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders (Autism, Aspergers, etc.)
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Fertility Issues
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Learning Difficulties
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Oppositional and Defiant Behavior in Children and Teen
  • Parenting
  • Perfectionism
  • Physical Abuse
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Pregnancy and Birthing
  • Rejection
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Conflict Resolution Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Family Attachment Narrative Therapy
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Gottman Method
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • Play Therapy
  • Sand Tray Therapy
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