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Therese Apontti, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Southern California Counseling Center

Therese is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and her intention is to support her clients in cultivating more awareness and self-love. Therese’s approach is joyful, collaborative, and holistic. Therese meets clients where they are and is passionate in helping others to live in alignment with their values and authentic self.

Therese assists clients in becoming more centered and empowered in who they really are by offering gentle and clear guidance to work through challenges. She assists clients in exploring deeper layers of themselves through self-inquiry, learning skills to regulate the nervous system, connecting with intuition, mindfulness practices, meditation, and journaling. 

Therese utilizes a collaborative approach and believes in meeting clients where they are at. Therese integrates therapeutic modalities which include, cognitive-behavioral therapy, psychodynamic and attachment therapy, humanistic and mindfulness practices, and provides trauma informed care.


Therese’s previous experience includes working with children, families, couple's, and adults in various mental health agencies, group homes, addiction treatment center, community college, and with those experiencing homelessness.


  • Pre-teen (10-13 years old)

  • Teens (14-18 years old)

  • Adults

  • Couples


  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • ADHD

  • Life Transitions

  • Life Purpose

  • Addiction

  • Co Dependency/Love Addiction

  • Emotional/Attachment Wounds

  • Family of Origin Issues

  • Grief

  • Highly Sensitive People

  • Identity

  • Relationship Issues

  • Self-Esteem

  • Stress

  • Mood Disorders

  • Trauma


  • Individual Therapy

  • Teen Therapy

  • Couples Therapy



Masters in Marriage & Family Therapy
University of Southern California


Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
University of California, Santa Cruz

Therapy can help you get unstuck, make changes, and live a more fulfilled life.

Available For Residents Of California 

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