Lee Padden (Sher/Her)

California LMFT #123797
Accepting Clients

I offer compassionate and caring psychotherapy services, incorporating ​neuroscience, mindfulness​ and expressive arts.

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Temecula, CA

  • Free Initial Consultation
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Services
  • Individual
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Adolescent/Teen

About My Clients

I support individuals, couples and families with a special emphasis on couples therapy, mindfulness-based approaches to anxiety and depression, grief counseling and women's issues. I provide both online and in person appointments. I focus on teaching clients effective communication skills, sharing mindfulness practices to gain ownership over emotions and exploring patterns to deepen clients' understanding of themselves and others. I customize my approach to meet each client's unique needs.

My Background and Approach

I have a Master's of Arts in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in creative expression from Sofia University (formerly the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology). I've been trained in using mindfulness as a therapeutic tool before it was trendy, and have taught other clinicians how to use these methods in couples therapy. I closely follow the work of Dr. Dan Siegel at UCLA and am intrigued and excited by the use of neuroscience in the real world of therapy. I love when a client learns the WHY of their reactions and can stop blaming themselves for their untrained reactions. I use an eclectic approach that may include traditional talk therapy, CBT, somatic work, meditation and visualization techniques as well as expressive arts including music, poetry, art and movement - all depending on the client's preference, of course. My approach will be as unique as you are and I will adjust my methods to meet your goals and preferences.

My Personal Beliefs and Interests

I firmly believe in the healing powers of nature, and spend as much time hiking, cycling and camping with friends and family as I possibly can. Some of the photos and artwork you will see in the office are from my own adventures climbing Mount Whitney, visiting the trees at Sequoia, hiking the sacred sites of Sedona, exploring ruins in Ireland and Scotland and simply observing the creatures outside my window and on neighborhood trails. In fact, the hummingbird in my logo is inspired by my own backyard resident who was born on my patio in 2018 and still makes my yard his home.

I have experience with the following
  • Atheism
  • Buddhism
  • Christianity
  • Islam
  • Judaism
  • Wicca/Paganism
  • Interfaith
  • Multifaith

At A Glance

  • Experience: 10 years of practice
  • Languages: English
  • Rate: $150 - 200/session

Info

9515199105 Email Lee
28441 Rancho California Road
Suite 207
Temecula, CA 92590

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