Vivian Vasquez

(LPC-MI, MFT-MI, LMFT-CA)
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About Me

I am a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (LMFT) in California as well as a Marriage Family Therapist (MFT) and Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Michigan. I have over 20 years of experience working as a psychotherapist and a Military Family Life Counselor (MFLC).

SPECIALTIES:
• Stress/Anxiety
• Depression
• Mood Disorders
• Relationship Issues

I also have experience with anger management, career challenges, coping skills, divorce, domestic violence, emotional abuse, family conflict, parenting issues, self-harm, and suicidal ideation.

Finding the right therapist can be a very difficult and challenging experience. However, once you find the right person, your whole life will change. I believe that therapy is a window of opportunity for you to explore the various challenges in your life and that it can help guide you through the maze of choices you are making.

My goal is to help individuals who want to create better futures as well as providing them with a safe, comfortable place to talk and sort through their feelings. I do not take my clients for granted. I do not judge anyone. I believe in guiding my clients through their journeys with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. My approach combines Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness-Cognitive Based Therapy (MBCT), and Solution-Focused Based Therapy (SFBT). I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Please note that I am not a Spiritual Counselor and I do not speak Spanish.

My Educational Credentials Include:
• John F. Kennedy University, Campbell, California, Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology (1999)
• Licensed by the State of California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS)
• Licensed by the State of Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA)

I welcome the opportunity to work with you!

SERVICES OFFERED
• Messaging
• Phone
• Video

LICENSING
• California Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (LMFT) #LMFT45625 (Expires 01/31/2024)
• Michigan Marriage Family Therapist (MFT) #4101006635 (Expires 12/05/2024)
• Michigan Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) #6401013953 (Expires 05/31/2022)


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Relationship issues
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Sleeping disorders , Anger management , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Coping with life changes , Divorce and Separation , Domestic Violence , Family Problems , Military and Veterans Issues , Mood Disorders , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 22

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

LPC #6401013953 (Expires: 2022-05-31)

MFT #4101006635 (Expires: 2024-12-05)

LMFT #LMFT45625 (Expires: 2024-01-31)


Reviews

Written by L.E. on Jan 13, 2022 after therapy with Vivian for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

Vivian is great because she shows you that she too is human. She has life experience she can draw from to help relate to what you are going through. Vivian is a good listener and strives to make sure what you are saying is understood.

Written by V.A. on Dec 09, 2021 after therapy with Vivian for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and depression

Vivian was very supportive and helpful! Recommend her if you looking for ways to address your depression.

Written by S.E. on Oct 02, 2021 after therapy with Vivian for 2 months on issues concerning depression, and stress, anxiety

Lovely and extremely helpful

Written by A.M. on Aug 24, 2021 after therapy with Vivian for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, and anger management

She is great! Really easy to talk to, very understanding and is the perfect balance of supportive but with constructive help. Really good at asking the right questions and providing helpful information on how to handle different situations and people. 10/10

Written by L.E. on Jul 05, 2021 after therapy with Vivian for 2 weeks on issues concerning family conflicts, and intimacy-related issues

Vivian is a fantastic counselor with an extensive career as a therapist. I've really enjoyed listening to her stories about her previous experiences and she gives great advice and tips on how to manage my mental health concerns, as well as life skills!

Written by T.O. on Jun 30, 2021 after therapy with Vivian for 1 month on issues concerning depression, relationship issues, grief, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Vivian has a strong knowledge of how to help. But also an attitude of she wants to help. Is making small changes one at a time. Trying to heal on my own impossible. With Vivian I feel less suffocating.

Written by E.L. on May 26, 2021 after therapy with Vivian for 8 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, self esteem, anger management, and coping with life changes

She is by far the best counselor! I have never felt more heard before. And she truly helped me overcome so many personal struggles over the few months/year.

Written by D.U. on May 22, 2021 after therapy with Vivian for 6 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, and self esteem

Vivian helped me throughout the year to overcome anxiety and depression. I feel well-equipped to manage my emotions moving forward because of her.

Written by N.I. on May 04, 2021 after therapy with Vivian for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, self esteem, anger management, and compassion fatigue

I like Vivian, Shes sweet and knows how to listen. She easily understands which subjects are best to work on first, and doesn't respond in a way that makes you feel belittled or stupid. She is very prompt with replies and makes sure I never feel unheard, or forgotten.

Written by K.E. on Mar 25, 2021 after therapy with Vivian for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and self esteem

Amazing therapist.

Written by J.E. on Feb 13, 2021 after therapy with Vivian for 8 months on issues concerning depression, addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, and career difficulties

Vivian has helped me tremendously the past year. She's offered me tools to help combat my despression and anxiety. Plus she's just an awesome lady to talk to all around. She's compassionate, a great listener and offers sound advice. I'm greatly appreciative of her.

Written by C.A. on Jan 31, 2021 after therapy with Vivian for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and relationship issues

Vivian is wonderful, she is caring and a good listener. I would recommend her to anyone!

Written by N.O. on Dec 08, 2020 after therapy with Vivian for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, and anger management

A role model to this application

Written by H.A. on Oct 24, 2020 after therapy with Vivian for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, grief, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, coaching, and adhd

Vivian is really helpful. I really appreciate she could be my therapist.

Written by B.R. on Sep 24, 2020 after therapy with Vivian for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and addictions

Vivian has helped me grow tremendously. I highly recommend her services!

Written by M.A. on Sep 23, 2020 after therapy with Vivian for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, anger management, and career difficulties

Very down to earth professional that is willing to listen and does not push her own agenda or beliefs.

Written by R.E. on Aug 28, 2020 after therapy with Vivian for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, and self esteem

She is great! She's understanding and down to earth and really makes me feel comfortable talking about anything.

Written by A.R. on Aug 15, 2020 after therapy with Vivian for 1 month on issues concerning depression, and stress, anxiety

Vivian is an excellent coursework. She is competent, caring, and genuine. She goes above and beyond in her work. I highly recommend her services.

Written by D.A. on Aug 10, 2020 after therapy with Vivian for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, relationship issues, and grief

Vivian was great. I needed some help to push through a low grade long term depression and in a fairly short time I was feeling better and capable of moving forward on my own.

Written by M.E. on Aug 03, 2020 after therapy with Vivian for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and coping with life changes

Vivian Vaquez has been extremely helpful. In the few appointments I have had with her i have been put at ease and feel confident she will have the knowledge needed to help me.

Written by T.A. on Jul 31, 2020 after therapy with Vivian for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Vivian is attentive and thoughtful and kind. When I asked that we restructure parts of our time together, she immediately adjusted and I felt the shift in how I expressed myself during our sessions. I became more comfortable discussing uncomfortable things. That flexibility is a necessary component of two strangers discussing enormously personal feelings and experiences.

With any therapist, it takes time to grow enough trust to access those deep-seated issues that affect your daily lived experience. I'm lucky to have Viv, who cultivates a space for trust.

Written by S.T. on Jul 29, 2020 after therapy with Vivian for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and adhd

Exquisite help! She’s supportive and very helpful every step of the way

Written by M.O. on Jun 24, 2020 after therapy with Vivian for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and compassion fatigue

Vivian is BRILLIANT!!! Very easy to connect, feel comfortable, and get right to the best version of yourself!

Written by M.A. on Jun 24, 2020 after therapy with Vivian for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, trauma and abuse, grief, eating disorders, and sleeping disorders

So far I’m finding this a wonderful tool. She’s very informative.

Written by J.I. on Jun 02, 2020 after therapy with Vivian for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, and career difficulties

Vivian is kind, knowledgeable, a great to talk to. She has helped me reach closer to my goals to become a better person.

Written by B.R. on May 20, 2020 after therapy with Vivian for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, and self esteem

Vivan is empathetic and amiable, I have enjoyed my time talking to her and enjoy how she is able to relate to what I am speaking about. This allows me to feel very comfortable with her.