The Care You Deserve : Be the Best Version of You

***"You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending." - C. S. Lewis****
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Meet Our Therapists Helping You Transform.....

You are the heart of change. **Racheal Rhoades is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT 43624), Certified EMDR Therapist, EMDR Consultant (In Training), and Certified Parent Educator** She completed her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at Cal State University, San Marcos and then her Master’s Degree in Counseling with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy at San Diego State University. Racheal is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Certified Parent Educator. She brings over 20 years of counseling experience across a variety of treatment settings, such as private practice, day treatment, and community based services. She serves children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families in the following areas:
 -Trauma *EMDR therapist individual and group -Chronic Illness
-Parent/Child or Partner Relational Problem 
-Anxiety and Depressive Disorders -Marriage and Family Therapy
 Racheal is eclectic and uses a blend of Cognitive Behavioral, Motivational Interviewing, Solution Focused, Reality Based, EMDR, and psycho-education. A holistic approach is utilized by exploring with and educating clients about how mind and body are interconnected. Her approach is to help individuals find hope, and be able to help discover and utilize individual strengths to help patients meet their personal goals. Racheal also offers EMDR Consultation for therapists who are working towards EMDR certification with EMDRIA. *******Karen Giannini is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (40315) and Supervisor******* *******Talia Gaytan is an Associate Social Worker (113716) Supervised by Karen Giannini, LMFT(40315)****** Talia is an Associate Clinical Social Worker with a passion for helping individuals navigate life's challenges. With experience working with youth with disabilities, adolescents, and adults, she offers a compassionate and caring approach to therapy. Her goal is to meet clients where they are and walk alongside them towards achieving their goals. Whether you're facing personal struggles or seeking guidance through life's transitions, she is here to support you on your journey towards healing and growth Talia offers individual therapy services. *******Jareny Castillo, AMFT is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (130777) Supervised by Karen Giannini, LMFT(40315)****** Living anything outside of your authentic self can be exhausting. The lies we've been telling ourselves about who we are and how we should take up space in this world keep us stuck. However, we have the power to challenge these limiting beliefs and redefine them to lead us into a life of fulfillment and joy. I invite you to take this journey as an existential experience of self-understanding, healing, and growth. I enjoy working with individuals and couples adjusting to different seasons of life. My approach to couples therapy combines talk therapy with practical skills to enhance your relationship. I tell my clients, "Before we get to the 'how' we also have to understand the 'why'" My counseling style is non-judgmental, compassionate, and warm. I want to meet you where you are. You are the expert in your life and I am here to support you and help you explore what is getting in the way of you living out your fullest potential. My goal for you is to feel like you've found your safe space, a place of understanding and free of judgment. Jareny offers Couples and Individual Therapy sessions. ***** Cassandra Kostendt is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (103279)******* Cassandra believes the best investment you can make is investing in yourself. She understands that it can be difficult to reach out for help whether it be out of guilt, shame, convenience or just pure apprehension. She understands that many see therapy as another difficult hurdle amongst all the other things life throws at you. Therapy does not have to be a chore and while it may be challenging at times, it does not need to be painful. Cassandra has helped individuals, teens, children, and their families find healing, maneuver through difficult situations, and help understand difficult emotions that often arise from life challenging events. Her goal is to empower you, and help you utilize the tools you may already possess. Specialties: Anxiety, Depression, Behavioral issues, Self esteem, stress, Trauma/ PTSD, Relationship issues, Family Conflict, Emotional Disturbance, Women’s Issues *********Monica Olmos is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (118275)*************** Monica is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 7 years of experience as a therapist. Her background is in child and family therapy, as well as crisis and trauma treatment for individuals experiencing severe depression and anxiety. She has experience in crisis and anger management, suicide prevention, facilitating therapy groups, teaching parenting skills, treating trauma disorders, anxiety, depression, ADHD, and other mental illnesses. She has worked directly with people with disabilities and foster children. Monica is passionate, enthusiastic, and caring therapist. She meets her clients where they are on their life journeys. Monica enjoys providing cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), solution focused therapy (SFT), and other therapy modalities that fit each client’s needs. Resources for Patients: Amazon Affiliate Links Books For Couples: The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work By: John Gottman, Ph. D. The 5 Love Languages By: Gary Chapman Trauma/ Individual Books and Resources: No Bad Parts By: Richard Schwartz, Ph. D. Polyvagal Exercises for Safety and Connection: 50 Client-Centered Practices By: Deb Dana Workbooks/ Journals/ Interactive Prompts: Learning to Thrive, An Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Workbook By: Giulia Suro, Ph.D. Workbook: No Bad Parts: An Interactive Guide to Richard Schwartz's Book Polyvagal Prompts: Finding Connection and Joy through Guided Explorations By: Deb Dana, LCSW and Courtney Rolfe, LPCC Polyvagal Card Deck: 58 Practices for Calm and Change Cards By Deb Dana Shadow Work Journal and Workbook: The Comprehensive Guide for Beginners to Uncover the Shadow Self & Become Whole as Your Authentic Self | Guided Prompts for Inner Child Soothing, Healing & Growth By: Victoria Stevens We are looking for: - Part-Time or Full-Time Licensed Therapists -Associates with their BBS registration number - If you are interested- please email a cover letter and resume to : Follow us on instagram @socaltherapyworks for updates on upcoming seminars and workshops. ************************************************** Be YOUR Best You & Thrive. In Case of Emergency: Call 911 or your local emergency room / behavioral health facility 24-Hour Suicide Prevention Lifeline call or text: (800)273-8255
Racheal Rhoades
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist


We help people through...

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Couples Counseling
  • Workshops/Seminars
  • Parenting Classes
  • Trainings
  • Group EMDR
  • Critical Incident Stress Debriefings


  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Family/Marital Therapy
  • Trauma Focused
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)
  • Positive Parenting
  • Group EMDR
  • Recent Trauma Episode Protocol (RTEP)
  • Flash Technique

Insurance Accepted

  • Optum
  • United Healthcare
  • Evernorth
  • Cigna
  • Kaiser Permanente Southern California
  • TriWest
  • Tricare


  • Therapy Session: $180 - $250
  • Emergency Sessions: $250
  • EMDR Consultation (individual): $175
  • EMDR Consultation Group (10 hours of group consultation): $525


Serving All of California

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SoCal Therapyworks A Marriage and Family Therapy Corporation

Menifee, CA 92586-2282