Patricia Rayas-Tabares MS, IMF, Marriage & Family Therapy in Torrance, California, 90505

Patricia Rayas-Tabares


Patricia Rayas-Tabares


Professions: Marriage & Family Therapist
License Status: I'm a registered professional.
Primary Credential: Registered Associate Marriage & Family Therapist - 92308
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: $80 - $120 per session. First 15 minute phone consultation is free.


23133 Hawthorne Blvd., Suite 208
Torrance, California 90505

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My Approach to Helping

Sometimes, life can become too stressful, but change may not be as difficult as you may think. If you are ready to make the changes necessary so that your life has hope, balance, health, and peace, then I may be able to help you reach your goal. Change happens when you feel supported, and you feel confident. In therapy, I work with you, within a relationship that is built on trust, empathy, guidance, competence, open and honest communication, and focused interventions.

I have worked with children and their families for many years in an educational setting. I have helped families build resiliency to help foster stronger families. I have, for the past few years, worked with individuals, couples, various groups, children, adolescents, and families.

More Info About My Practice

I am available evenings and weekends.

My Role as a Therapist

My role as a therapist is to support you by creating a relationship in which you feel honored, understood, and respected. I will be sensitive to your history and your unique experiences.

How My Own Struggles Made Me a Better Therapist

Like everyone, I have had many struggles in my life. I have had and survived cancer, I have lost close family members, I have been stressed, and I have felt, at times, like I could not see the light at the end of the tunnel, but I have survived, and I have overcome when I thought I could not. As time passed, I began to have a better understanding of myself and what was really important to me. I have learned, through my struggles, that I have more strengths than even I realized I had, and that sometimes, with some help, I was able to tap into those strengths to help me reach that light at the end of the tunnel

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Services I Provide

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

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults


  • English
  • Spanish

Groups I Work With

    Individuals, couples, families, and groups

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Body Image
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Family Problems
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Helplessness / Victimhood
  • Identity Issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Irritability
  • Jealousy
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Military and Veterans Issues
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Parenting
  • Physical Abuse
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Prejudice / Discrimination
  • Rejection
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Sex Addiction
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Trust Issues
  • Women's Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Brainspotting (BSP)
  • Breathwork
  • Collaborative Couple Therapy (CCT)
  • Conflict Resolution Therapy
  • Emotion Focused Couples Therapy
  • Emotion Focused Therapy
  • Existential Psychotherapy
  • Family Attachment Narrative Therapy
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Humanistic Psychology (humanism)
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
  • Journal Therapy
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Nonviolent Communication (NVC)
  • Object Relations
  • Parent Work
  • Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
  • Person-Centered Therapy (Rogerian Therapy)
  • Positive Psychotherapy
  • Reality Therapy
  • Self-Acceptance Training
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Systems Theory /Therapy
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)

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