Turning Life’s Challenges into Opportunities for Growth
Waves of Peace Counseling Services provides a non-judgmental approach to help clients build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they would like to achieve.
We offer a complementary set of methodologies and techniques to provide a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. Some of these methodologies consist of the Family System’s approach and the Cognitive Behavioral Therapeutic approach. The ultimate goal of Waves of Peace Counseling Services is to help clients navigate through situations in a healthier manner, whether it is coping with life transitional stages, or more challenging topics such as depression or anxiety. All of these topics are important and can lend to the need for extra support.
Karma has 25+ years of therapeutic experience.
Karma graduated from UCI with a BA in Psychology and Social Behavior. She then graduated from CSUF with a MS in Counseling with an emphasis on Marriage and Family Therapy. Karma was also trained by UCD in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, which helps people work through traumas/PTSD. Lastly, Karma has a 2-year certificate from Cottonwood School of Ministry and offers Christian Counseling upon request.
Karma has worked in the non-profit and private practice industry for many years in a therapeutic capacity. She has extensive experience with many types of struggles that people are working through such as anxiety, depression, PTSD/trauma, child abuse, ADHD, Oppositional defiant disorder, and much more. Furthermore, she has worked with severely emotionally disturbed youth and their families providing counseling services. Karma has worked with individuals, couples and families for many years.
Lastly, Karma has many years of experience supervising therapists and directing therapeutic programs.
Laura has a BA in Psychology from UCLA. She has a MA in Counseling with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Pepperdine University.
Laura Shube, as office manager, is usually the first contact with clients and helps navigate appointments with the therapists. She helps clients establish the method of payment they would like to use whether they are paying out of pocket or using their insurance company.
Laura is a fantastic asset to our team.
Lillian has 30+ years of therapeutic experience.
She has a BA from Biola University in Education. She has a MS from CSUF in Counseling with an emphasis on Marriage and Family Therapy.
Lillian has had many years of experience working with children, teenagers, and their families. She has worked with many behavioral concerns and has had a range of experience using various therapeutic techniques to help people through these concerns.
She also has worked with individuals and couples helping them through the challenges they face in their everyday lives to come to a resolution in a way that affects their lives positively.
Lastly, she has been working at Waves of Peace Counseling Services for many years working with a range of concerns such as anxiety, depression, ADHD, trauma, parenting skills, and much more.
Robin has 20+ years of experience.
Robin has a BA from the University of Tennessee in Psychology. She has a MS from CSULB in Social Work.
Robin started out volunteering at a domestic violence shelter while in high school. During her undergraduate work, she worked with emotionally disturbed children at a residential treatment program. There she was able to work with people that suffered from depression, severe trauma, anxiety, oppositional behaviors and more.
Robin has since spent time working with those who suffer from addiction, anxiety, depression, and grief/loss.
She also specializes in adults and aging and she has helped these clients through transitional stages in their lives as well as depression and anxiety that can come with the transitions people have to face.
14+ years of therapeutic experience.
Tina has a BA in Clinical Psychology from the Union Institute. She has a MA in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University.
Tina has gained therapeutic experience working with children, families, adults and couples. Tina specializes in grief & loss, relationships, personal issues, work concerns, and parenting skills.
At Waves Of Peace Counseling Services Tina has worked with individuals, families and couples. She has worked with depression, anxiety, relational issues, trauma, parenting skills and more.
22+ years of therapeutic experience
BA in Communications from CSUF. She also has a MA in Counseling Psychology from the University of San Francisco.
Mary has had experience with a variety of ages from children to adults conducting individual, couples and family therapy. She has worked with a wide range of diagnoses such as Depression, Anxiety, Autism, Addiction, Grief issues, Oppositional Behaviors and more in her past experience before she came to Waves of Peace Counseling Services.
At Waves Of Peace Counseling Services Mary has worked with individuals, families and couples. She has worked with depression, anxiety, relational issues, trauma, parenting skills and more.
“Waves of Peace” represents the idea that no matter how challenging the waves crashing against your shore are, a solid foundation can keep you steady against those obstacles. We all experiences waves, but therapy gives you the skills to overcome them. Like a peace that surpasses all understand, or like peace one finds when sitting on the shore of the ocean listening to the calm waves, a strong set of therapeutic tools can act as waves of peace that can help you face whatever challenges life may bring.
*there is no guarantee that therapy will yield any or all of the results stated in this website
Cancellation Policy: Please notify us at least 24hours in advance of your session if you need to reschedule or cancel.
Some Insurance Accepted
Two office locations conveniently located in Fountain Valley and Naples Long Beach
5855 E Naples Plaza #209, Long Beach, CA 90803
18837 Brookhurst St #102, Fountain Valley, CA 92708
Fax: 714. 699. 1536