Mary Patrice Pero


About Me

My name is Mary Patrice Pero and I am licensed by the state of California as marriage and family therapist, (LMFT). I have been working as a psychotherapist for the past 8 years and I have experience working with people who have a variety of concerns including, stress, grief and loss, depression, anxiety and trauma. I also have experience in working with people who have addiction concerns, LGBTQ issues, parenting problems and anger management.

My therapy style is client centered and solution focused. I am warm by nature and I believe in treating people with non-judgmental compassion and respect. Other modalities I may use to help you include, cognitive-behavioral, attachment, psychodynamic therapy as well as other interventions that I think may help you. When we meet I will spend some time getting to know you and I will design an individualized treatment plan that is agreeable to both of us.

I commend your courage in reaching out to me, someone you have yet to meet! Contacting me may be your first step towards a pathway to a happier life therefore, I hope you will take this opportunity to connect with me and find out if we will make a good team towards improving your mental health.

I look forward to hearing from you.


  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Grief
  • Depression
  • Coping with life changes
Also experienced in:
Addictions , LGBT , Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Intimacy-related issues , Parenting issues , Anger management , Self esteem , Compassion fatigue , Abandonment , Codependency , Communication Problems , Divorce and Separation , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Mindfulness Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 8

Services Offered

  • Messaging

  • Phone

  • Video


LMFT #LMFT99764 (Expires: 2022-07-31)


Written by M.A. on Mar 02, 2021 after counseling with Mary Patrice for 3 weeks on issues concerning lgbt, trauma and abuse, and anger management

Patrice has been very helpful in the limited time I’ve been seeing her. I am really looking forward to continuing the process!

Written by J.O. on Feb 24, 2021 after counseling with Mary Patrice for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, career difficulties, coaching, and adhd

I have only had 2 sessions, and so far, I feel like it is a good match and progress will be made.

Written by S.A. on Feb 22, 2021 after counseling with Mary Patrice for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, lgbt, trauma and abuse, self esteem, and adhd

In just our first session, Patrice was able to identify issues I’ve been struggling to articulate and laid out an achievable, non-abstract roadmap to betterment. Patrice is very compassionate, focused, and insightful. I would feel confident referring her to anyone looking for help and betterment.

Written by N.A. on Feb 13, 2021 after counseling with Mary Patrice for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, and bipolar disorder

Patrice is amazing! This is my first time seeing a therapist and she made the entire process so easy. She is a great listener and very supportive, i felt much better emotionally and mentally after the 1st session and every session after has only made me feel even better. I feel like a new person! Thank you Patrice for everything!