Therapist

Yvonne Monteverde, AMFTVerified

El Molino Family Therapy

Accepting New Patients!

Hablo Español

Practice Information

323-325-16961401 Fair Oaks Ave
South Pasadena, CA 91030, USA

Pronouns

She/Her/Hers

Gender

Female

Sexual Orientation

Office Hours

Mon6:00PM-8:00PM
Wed6:00PM-8:00PM
Sat10AM-2PM

Licensure & Certification

License TitleAssociate Marriage & Family Therapist
Licensed InCalifornia
License Number100156

Education

Master of Marriage & Family TherapyUniversity of Southern CaliforniaBachelor of Arts in PhilosophySanta Clara University
  • Welcome Message

    I am aware of the stigma surrounding therapy/mental health in the Latinx community firsthand and this was one of the deciding factors in me becoming a therapist. I began my career learning about traditional healing methods (i.e. drumming circles, sweat lodges, etc.) and how they can be utilized in conjunction with psychotherapy and thus began my understanding of a more holistic approach to healing: mentally, emotionally, spiritually, and physically. I utilize an empathic, but firm approach with my clients. My job is to empower you to figure out what healing looks like for you and guide you on how you can achieve this. Much like other relationships in your life, the relationship you have with your therapist is a unique and special one.

    I am originally from the Bay Area and moved to Los Angeles to attend graduate school. I am bilingual native Spanish speaker, daughter of immigrant parents (Mexican mother and Peruvian father), and the first in my family to attend college and graduate school. My pronouns are She/Hers. My therapeutic orientation is person centered, psychodynamic, and trauma-informed, but have experience in utilization of cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, solution focused, and other strength based techniques. I am also a writer for the website Powerful Latinas Rising, feel free to check out my articles: The truth about Self-care ( http://powerfullatinasrising.org/the-truth-about-self-care/ )

    I am an Associate Marriage & Family Therapist and conduct psychotherapy services under the supervision and license of Miriam Bermudez, LMFT CA #45636.

  • Skills and Expertise

    Specialties

    • Acculturation
    • Adjustments
    • ADHD
    • Anger Management
    • Anxiety
    • Asperger’s Syndrome
    • Autism
    • Behavioral Problems
    • Body/Self Image
    • Codependency
    • Cultural Oppression
    • Depression
    • Developmental Disorders
    • Divorce-Related
    • English-Speaking Anxiety
    • Family Separation/Conflict
    • First-Timers in Therapy
    • Friendship Conflicts
    • Grief and Bereavement
    • Immigration
    • Identity Issues
    • Impulsivity
    • Intellectual Disability
    • Learning Disabilities
    • LGBTQIA+
    • Marital & Premarital Issues
    • Maternal Mental Health
    • Mood Disorders
    • Parenting
    • Racial Identity
    • Relationship issues
    • Self-Harm
    • Sex Conflict
    • Shame
    • Spirituality
    • Trauma & PTSD

    Ages

    • Children (5-10)
    • Tweens & Teens (11-17)
    • Young Adults (18-25)
    • Adults (25-59)
    • Older Adults (60+)

    Session Types

    • Individual
    • Family
    • Couples
    • Conjoint (friends, coworkers, exs, etc.)
    • Support Groups

    Service Types

    • Anger Management
    • Aromatherapy
    • CBT
    • Family Systems
    • Humanistic
    • Motivational Interviewing
    • Multicultural
    • Narrative Therapy
    • Play Therapy
    • Psychodynamic
    • Trauma-Focused
    • Interpersonal Psychotherapy
  • Rates and Insurance

    Session Cost

    $90

    Free Consultations Available
    Reduced Rates Available

    Insurance Accepted

    • Health Net
    • Victims of Crime Compensation
    • Self-Pay
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