Ida Whitaker

Therapist Ida Whitaker Photo

About Me

I am a 2017 graduate from Azusa Pacific University; with my MA in Psychology- Marriage and Family Therapy and have been working in my field for the last 4 years. In the last 6 months I have become a LMFT in both California and Montana. I have conducted individual and group therapy in office and online, with my main focus on outpatient treatment settings; with clients who have a wide range of concerns including: Depression, Drug & Alcohol Addition, Chronic Homelessness, Veteran and Military related issues, Relationship problems, Parenting concerns, and Childhood related trauma.

Education Credentials Include:
Licensed by the State of California, Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS)
Licensed by the State of Montana, Board of Behavioral Health (BBH)
Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy- Behavioral Heath Services (BHS) San Diego
Substance Abuse Training- Palomar Family Counseling Service, INC.
Emotional Focused Therapy: Triage, Alliant International University San Diego

I feel honored to be part of your healing process without judgement. I am here for you and thank you for entrusting me with sensitive situations to help work through your most personal issues.

You're Courageous and I look forward to working with you as a team.


  • Addictions
  • Relationship issues
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Anger management
  • ADHD
Also experienced in:
Stress, Anxiety , LGBT , Family conflicts , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Parenting issues , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Depression , Coping with life changes , Attachment Issues , Autism and Asperger Syndrome , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 4

Services Offered

  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video


LMFT #122784 (Expires: 2022-10-31)

LMFT #48999 (Expires: 2021-12-31)


Written by F.L. on Nov 24, 2021 after therapy with Ida for 2 months on issues concerning relationship issues

She is a tremendous help as I have never sought any kind of therapy and has given me many methods and materials to work with as well as other programs to help even more