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Kristian Miranda, LMFT
I aim to help individuals build skills that guide self-care, positive thinking, boundary setting, and effective communication.

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Kristian Miranda, LMFT

Location

Licensed In

CA

Approach

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), Harm reduction, Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), Motivational interviewing (MI), Psychodynamic, Integrative behavioral couple therapy (IBCT), Solution-focused

Therapy Style

I model authentic expression, emphasis on collaborative communication, and client centered approach to goal setting. Clients can expect an environment of active and reflective listening, positive regard, empathy, validation. Clients can expect to experience honesty, direct communication, and collaboration to help establish a solid relationship from which you can create and strive to achieve your mental health goals.

Education

BA - Psychology, California State University, Long Beach

MS - Clinical Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Vanguard University

License Number and State

CA 119830

Pronouns

he/him

What are your interests outside of work?

I enjoy the outdoors, participating and watching team sports, as well as playing and listening to music.

What is one thing you do daily that supports your mental and emotional well-being?

Spend time everyday engaging in self-care strategies: such as exercise, meditation, healthy nutrition, engaging in hobbies, and spending time with family.

What book have you read more than once?

Man’s Search For Meaning by Viktor Frankl, the book teaches us a great message in enduring and overcoming distressing experiences

Do you have any pets?

Alfred is my Labrador, I was able to teach him how to play hockey with me and we will sometimes watch the games together.

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