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Paul (Denny) Rea, LMFT

Stress, Anxiety Addictions Trauma and abuse Depression
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About me

Welcome to BetterHelp and congratulations for taking the courageous first step of reaching out for help - I know how difficult that can be.

I am a family and marriage therapist licensed in California with over 13 years of experience working in the counseling field. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, addictions, and relationship issues. I also have helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse.

My therapy style is warm and interactive, and I combine client-centered, humanistic, and mindfulness based approaches. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs.

I look forward to working with you!

Professional experience

13yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Anger management, First Responder Issues

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Trauma-Focused Therapy

License information

CA LMFT 84337


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Paul (Denny) Rea. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

I appreciate the kind and wise words from my therapist. He is also a great listener which makes me able to speak what’s on my mind and heart. I am thankful to have a great therapist

Written on Jan 19, 2023 after therapy with Paul (Denny) for 4 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety

I've filled these out before, but Denny has provided me the tools to help understand my emotions and as a result, get a better handle on my temper (my initial need) but also just my life in general.

Written on Jul 13, 2022 after therapy with Paul (Denny) for 9 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and anger management

I highly recommend Paul (Denny) Rea as a professional therapist. He has helped me tremendously.

Written on Jan 25, 2022 after therapy with Paul (Denny) for 1 month on issues concerning addictions

Great therapist and calming voice and manner.

Written on Jan 11, 2022 after therapy with Paul (Denny) for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, adhd, anger management, and intimacy-related issues

Great listener and great at setting goals

Written on Oct 27, 2021 after therapy with Paul (Denny) for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, self esteem, coping with life changes, and coaching

Compassionate, understanding, very real

Written on Oct 18, 2021 after therapy with Paul (Denny) for 2 weeks on issues concerning addictions, and relationship issues