Last edited 02/23/2023

Stephen C Garrett LMFT

VerifiedOffers Online Therapy
Acepting new clientsCash Pay Only
Headshot of Stephen Garrett Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist


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In what ways have your personal experiences influenced your work with your clients?

My personal experiences have allowed me to interact with individuals of all walks of life, race, culture, social-economic, gender, and non-gender conforming backgrounds. This has provided me with a wealth of cultural humility that I incorporate in all aspects of my work.

What does a first session with you look like?

Information gathering, rapport building, and developing the therapeutic alliance. It requires humility and patience to learn from your client before giving out advice.

What is your style/approach to therapy?

Strength Based and Client Centered. The client is there to tell me what they need, and I assist them in utilizing their skills to obtain the desired outcome.


Work Stress

Relationship Issues

Race & Cultural Identity

Cultural adjustment

Men's health

General Expertise




Aging related concerns

College & graduate student issues

Communication issues

Family issues

Identity development


First Session$225
Marriage & Couples Counseling$200
Individual Therapy$150

Types of Therapy

Marriage & Couples Counseling

Individual Therapy



Young Adults (18-24)

Adults (25-65)

Seniors (65+)

Adolescents (13-17)

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Strength Based Therapy

Marriage and Family Therapy

Multicultural Therapy

Person-Centered Therapy

Solution-Focused Brief Therapy

Training / Certifications

TeleMental Health Training Certificate (THTC), Telehealth Certification Institute,


  • California, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, 42402


Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, National University

Work History

I have an extensive history working with diverse individuals with unique needs and experiences. One of my greatest areas of focus is working with individuals who are experiencing life transition and adjustment challenges. In my career I have provided individual, couples, and family therapy to address trauma, interpersonal issues, relational challenges, and general emotional health needs. Working closely with dynamic teams of physicians, case managers, and support staff, I have obtained a wealth of invaluable experience and knowledge throughout my career serving both children and adults. My career journey has afforded me a solid foundation that includes:  Community Based  Private Practice  Clinical Supervision  Executive Mental Health Leadership I offer an approach rooted in cultural humility that is strength based, and client centered. My function is to assist individuals with utilizing the necessary social emotional skill-sets needed for navigating home, work, and leisure while sustaining holistic balance.

Online Therapy

Frequently Asked Questions About Stephen Garrett, LMFT

It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Stephen Garrett, LMFT, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.

Is Stephen Garrett accepting new clients?

Yes, Stephen Garrett is accepting new clients for online therapy in California.

Does Stephen Garrett accept insurance?

No, Stephen Garrett does not accept insurance.

What types of therapy does Stephen Garrett offer?

Stephen Garrett offers therapy for couples and individuals.

Does Stephen Garrett offer in-person appointments?

No, but people in California can book Stephen Garrett for virtual appointments (teletherapy).

Does Stephen Garrett offer online therapy?

Yes, Stephen Garrett offers online therapy via video sessions and phone sessions to people in California.

How quickly can I see Stephen Garrett?

Stephen Garrett typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current availability and request an appointment on their profile page.

What languages does Stephen Garrett speak?

Stephen Garrett conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with Stephen Garrett online?

Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Stephen Garrett online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.

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