Last edited 07/13/2023

Viviana McGovern LMFT

She / Her / Hers

VerifiedOffers Online Therapy
Acepting new clientsCash Pay Only
Headshot of Viviana  McGovern Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

General Office Hours

In Pacific Time

Mondayfrom 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Tuesdayfrom 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Wednesdayfrom 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Thursdayfrom 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Fridayfrom 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM

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What was your path to becoming a therapist? What inspired you to choose this profession?

My journey to becoming a therapist started with my own diverse experiences and a deep understanding of the positive impact support can have on someone's life. Through my own challenges, I realized the transformative power of having someone by my side during difficult times. Driven by a genuine desire to make a difference, I pursued a career in therapy. While studying psychology, it was the personal connections and stories of resilience that truly ignited my passion. Witnessing the profound impact therapy can have on individuals solidified my commitment to this field. Being a therapist is not just about academic achievements; it's about creating a safe and non-judgmental space for clients to explore their emotions and reach their goals. With compassion and empathy, I embrace diversity and tailor my approach to meet each person's unique needs, helping them uncover their strengths and resilience. My own journey has shown me the transformative potential of therapy, and I am dedicated to being a supportive companion on the path to healing and personal growth. It is an honor to have the opportunity to make a positive impact in the lives of others, just as I wished someone had done for me during my own challenging moments.








Relationship Issues


Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)


General Expertise

Work Stress


Race & Cultural Identity

Attachment issues


Communication issues

Divorce & separation

Family issues


First Session$225
Family Therapy$225
Marriage & Couples Counseling$225
Individual Therapy$180

Types of Therapy

Family Therapy

Marriage & Couples Counseling

Individual Therapy


Young Adults (18-24)

Adults (25-65)

Seniors (65+)

Adolescents (13-17)

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Strength Based Therapy

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)

Mindfulness Practices

Eclectic Therapy

Culturally Sensitive Therapy

Existential Therapy

Person-Centered Therapy

Marriage and Family Therapy

Training / Certifications

EMDR Certified Therapist

Reiki Master/Teacher


  • California, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, 136563


Hope International University, Associate of Arts, Marriage and Family Therapy, 2020

Work History

Throughout my career as a therapist, I have had the privilege of gaining valuable experience working with individuals of all ages in a wide range of settings. These include community mental health facilities, group homes, private practice, and residential treatment centers. My interactions with clients have allowed me to develop a deep understanding of their unique challenges and needs. Whether working with children or adults, I approach each individual with empathy and compassion, creating a safe and supportive environment for personal growth and healing. My experiences with children have given me valuable insights into their emotional development, while working with adults has exposed me to a diverse range of life experiences and complex issues. By tailoring my therapeutic techniques to suit the specific needs and goals of each person, I strive to support their journey towards improved well-being and resilience. Having worked in different settings, I have gained a comprehensive perspective on the interplay between mental health, social dynamics, and personal circumstances. This diverse background has allowed me to adapt and be flexible in my approach, providing interventions that are tailored to the unique needs of each client. Above all, I believe in the importance of building a warm and trusting therapeutic relationship. I strive to create an environment where clients feel comfortable expressing their thoughts, emotions, and concerns. By fostering this connection, I aim to facilitate meaningful and impactful therapeutic outcomes. In summary, my extensive experience as a therapist, working with diverse age groups and in various settings, has equipped me with a well-rounded skill set and a deep understanding of the complexities of the human experience. I am committed to providing professional, yet approachable and personable care to support individuals in their journey towards improved mental health and overall well-being.

Online Therapy

Frequently Asked Questions About Viviana  McGovern, LMFT

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

Is Viviana  McGovern accepting new clients?

Yes, Viviana  McGovern is accepting new clients for online therapy in California.

Does Viviana  McGovern accept insurance?

No, Viviana  McGovern does not accept insurance.

What types of therapy does Viviana  McGovern offer?

Viviana  McGovern offers therapy for couples, families and individuals.

Does Viviana  McGovern offer in-person appointments?

No, but people in California can book Viviana  McGovern for virtual appointments (teletherapy).

Does Viviana  McGovern offer online therapy?

Yes, Viviana  McGovern offers online therapy via video sessions to people in California.

How quickly can I see Viviana  McGovern?

Viviana  McGovern typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current general office hours and request an appointment on their profile page.

What languages does Viviana  McGovern speak?

Viviana  McGovern conducts therapy sessions in English and Spanish.

Can I book an appointment with Viviana  McGovern online?

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

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