About Me

Hi, my name is Rika Lopez and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with 7 years of experience working with adults, couples, and families. I have worked with various issues such as depression, anxiety, loss/grief, trauma, sexual abuse, divorce, violence and relationship difficulties. As an alumni of Azusa Pacific University with an M.A. in Clinical Psychology, I have both a clinical background combined with a spiritual foundation which helps me work with clients in a wholistic manner : mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual care. I am passionate about children, teens, adults, couples, and families and strive to make a difference with each of my clients. My treatment approach is very simple: I start with right where you’re at, not yesterday, not tomorrow, but today. Whatever your struggle is, whatever your pain is, remember that you are not alone and that I will go with your pace. We will take time unfolding your story and taking a look at its meaning and significance. It will require a lot of hard work, commitment, and perseverance from you, but I can assure you that the end result will be so healing and so empowering for you. You are valued, You are loved, You are known, You are important. YOU MATTER!! It is time for a change so let’s begin now!


Specialties

  • Relationship issues
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Grief
  • Depression

I also have experience in Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem

Years of Experience: 7

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

LMFT #105880 (Expires: 2020-03-31)


Reviews

Written by J.E. on Sep 14, 2018 after counseling with Rika for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship, trauma and abuse, and intimacy-related

I would highly recommend Rika Lopez. She would be the one to reach out to me first and ask how I’m doing or feeling. She also prays with me after the session and offers to pray for me even when we’re not in session. I feel like she understands me and what my concerns are. She helped me a lot.

Written by A.L. on Sep 11, 2018 after counseling with Rika for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related, and self esteem

Rika has been such a tremendous help! I went into therapy a little nervous & doubtful of what it could do for me, but Rika has made therapy an amazing experience. She’s is a great listener, very helpful and gives great advice! I highly recommend Rika to anyone who needs help.

Written by T.A. on Aug 29, 2018 after counseling with Rika for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship, trauma and abuse, and self esteem

Rika has been very helpful. She is attentive to my needs and always has advice to offer. I am very happy with our sessions so far and look forward to continue to grow with her help.

Written by M.A. on Jul 09, 2018 after counseling with Rika for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship, family, grief, intimacy-related, self esteem, and anger

After my first few interactions with Rika, I was so pleasantly surprised at the level of professionalism, insightfulness, thoroughness, honesty and guidance I received. I was in a crisis situation and i felt she met me where I was, and was such a source of wisdom and hope. I was SO grateful I found this website and specifically RIKA!!! She is so highly competent and I can’t thank her enough for being there for me during one of the hardest seasons of my life. There is hope where there was once a bleak outlook and hopelessness. For that I sincerely thank you!

Written by E.M. on Jul 06, 2018 after counseling with Rika for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related, sleeping, and parenting

Rika Lopez is extremely knowledgeable, a wonderful listener and has A wonderful way to share with you exactly what you need to hear- even if it is firm. She has been a tremendous help!