About

Susan Heemstra, MA, LMFT

As a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, I understand where couples get stuck and can help them make better sense of their relationship. I work with couples who feel lonely and frustrated and crave a safe haven where they can talk about their worries, fears and concerns without fear of judgment, disappointment or shame.

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Lauren Mason, MA, AMFT

At times we might find ourselves feeling stuck and even crippled by past events. As an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist, I use evidence-based therapies to help you through those emotional roadblocks that keep you and your loved ones stuck. I am trained in Attachment Theory, Gottman for Couples, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, trauma-focused therapies, all of which are well-grounded in a family systems approach. Your path to healing will be tailored to your specific needs.

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Kristen O’Dwyer LMSW, LCSW

Kristen has experience working with a diverse client population. She has predominantly worked with clients with mood disorders, relationship problems, trauma and PTSD, addiction and difficult life transitions. Kristen has worked with clients in various settings, including inpatient psychiatric hospitals, intensive day treatment programs and outpatient telehealth settings.

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2305 Historic Decatur Road, Ste 100
San Diego, CA 92106

info@theheartofthemattercounseling.com
(619) 780-7100

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