My Approach to Helping
Have events in your life caused you to feel anxiety, depression, or other emotional stress? Has dealing with these emotions left you feeling hopeless, exhausted and unable to focus? I believe I can help you work through and overcome these feelings. With over seven years of experience, I have successfully helped many individuals, couples, families, adolescents and children recover from the negative feelings that you are currently experiencing.
The time to improve your well-being is now! You can do it and I can help. Schedule an appointment today...you have waited long enough and you deserve a change.
More Info About My Practice
Dr. Zand is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist providing therapy in Irvine with over 10 years of practice experience. She has successfully helped many individuals, couples, families, adolescents, and children throughout Orange County deal with a variety of mental health issues. She provides family therapy, couples therapy, individual therapy, adolescent therapy, adult therapy and more.
Her experience working at youth shelters has provided her the opportunity to effectively work with youth experiencing issues including; bullying, grades, disruption during class, ADHD, social anxiety, drugs & alcohol, sibling relational issues, blended families, LBGT (lesbian, bisexual, gay, and transgender), and much more.
Through her work at Counsel on Aging, Vennus helped address the social and psychological challenges faced by elder adults. Vennus has effectively treated elder adults with issues related to bereavement, chronic illness, isolation, depression, life transitions, anxiety, loss of a pet and sexual identity. Through Orange County Family Therapy, Dr. Zand helps her clients work through various challenges and helps foster personal growth.
Dr. Zand has experience working with patients and families experiencing hardships related to personality disorders, schizophrenia, and mood disorders. Her work at non-profit centers presented her with the opportunity to provide therapy to help adolescents and adults that experienced trauma, sexual abuse, and domestic violence.
Dr. Zand provides relationship therapy to couples, she understands that marriages and romantic relationship can suffer from communication problems, power struggles, sexual dissatisfaction and infidelity among other sources of discontent. Dr. Zand works with couples to help restore respect, improve communication and rekindle romance.
As a doctoral candidate, Dr. Zand is a pioneer in developing new research on issues related to minority groups and the coming out process (sexual identity development). She is currently working on publishing new research findings discussing the development of sexual identity for gay men who identify as dual minorities.
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Please call Me at 949-342-5638 for your FREE phone consultation so that I may have a better understanding of your specific needs.