Dr Karen Rippy,PhD, LMFT,

Dr Karen Rippy,PhD, LMFT,

Telehealth Available
Professions: Marriage & Family Therapist, Psychologist, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LMFT - 17775
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: Text me for information and scheduling of next day appointments at 949-521-1140. These range from individual at $180 to $225 couples and families. extended sessions are available upon request.
Weekend Availability


26381 Crown Valley
Missio Viejo , California 92694

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My Approach to Helping

My specialties include adolescent, teens and marriage – Divorce – coparenting – blended family, challenges.

Anger Management and addiction certifications.

When your relationship is on the line and you’re not sure whether to stay or go, try to sermon counseling with me. Bring your children in to help me facilitate their growth with your participation. I’ve been practicing 30+ years, and I am also an approved supervisor for unlicensed a therapists. Longer sessions are available upon request.

More Info About My Practice

Flexible scheduling including weekends. Text me directly for quick response! 949-521-1140. $180-$225. I have appointments for you the same day or soon after! Krippy1@gmail.com

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

I am directive in high-conflict situations. Family and extended family in court related issues can be done in officer online. With kids and teens I start with the parents spend time with your child and follow up with you at the end of the visit. when it comes to couples and high conflict situations. When I work with students I work with parents too.

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Services I Provide

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Industries & Communities Served

  • LGBTQ+
  • Self-Employed and Freelance Professionals

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Aggression and Violence
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Batterer Intervention
  • Breakup
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Communication Problems
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders (Autism, Aspergers, etc.)
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Health / Illness / Medical Issues
  • Identity Issues
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Oppositional and Defiant Behavior in Children and Teen
  • Other - Not Listed Here
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • School issues
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexuality / Sex Therapy
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Spirituality
  • Terminal Illness
  • Women's Issues
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Anger Management
  • Conflict Resolution Therapy
  • Developmental Model of Couples Therapy
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Discernment Counseling
  • Existential Psychotherapy
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Parent Work
  • Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
  • Play Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Process Oriented Psychology
  • Systems Theory /Therapy
  • Time Line Therapy

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