Irene S. Pines, LMFT

Marriage & Family Therapist, Lic. No. MFC23131

Irene Pines is a Marriage and Family Therapist who received her MA in Educational Psychology Counseling and Guidance from California State University, Northridge. Ms. Pines was the Director of Mental Health Services for Community-Based Schools at Pacific Clinics where she administered a clinical treatment program and supervised mental health therapists stationed at charter schools for high-risk adolescents and a juvenile detention facility.

Previously, Irene was a clinical supervisor at a residential treatment center for adolescent boys. Her private practice involves treatment of individuals, couples, and adolescents for a variety of adjustment problems and parenting concerns. Identify issues and anger management among adolescents and adults are a frequent focus of her work. Irene is a member of county sponsored inter-disciplinary committees addressing violence and family conflict. In addition, Irene Pines assists women with career/educational decision-making and changing roles.

Specialty

Academic underachievement, anger management, anxiety, behavioral issues, career counseling, child or adolescent, codependency, coping skills, divorce, dual diagnosis, family conflict, grief, infertility, infidelity, life coaching, marital and premarital issues, oppositional defiance, parenting, peer relationships, relationship issues, sexual abuse, teen violence, trauma and PTSD, women’s issues

Treatment Preference

Eclectic Intervention, Existential Therapy, Family/Marital Therapy, Family Systems, Feminist Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, Humanistic Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Relational Therapy, Solution-Focused, Trauma Focused Treatment

Modalities

Individuals, couples, family, group

Age Specialty

Adolescents/teenagers (14-19), adults