Guadalupe Quijada, Therapist in Palo Alto, California — Zencare
Guadalupe  Quijada

Guadalupe Quijada

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist, AMFT
California Accepting Online
Core Wellness Living Accepting In-person
Updated May 30, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Eating disorders & disordered eating
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Professional statement


Guadalupe is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT). She graduated from the College of the Holy Cross, in Massachusetts, in 2013 with a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology, and from Santa Clara University in 2018 with a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology with an MFT specialization.

Guadalupe’s clinical approach incorporates principles from Person-Centered therapy, Solution Focused, CBT, DBT, TF-CBT, and Family Systems theories. She has a special interest in the treatment of eating disorders.

Guadalupe works with eating disorder clients children and adults at Core Wellness Living under the supervision of Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Jaimi Taylor. Guadalupe also works with adult survivors of domestic violence surrounding issues of trauma, depression, anxiety, and grief. She has worked with clients at a county contracted agency Starlight Community Services in their Intensive Outpatient Services (IOP) in San Jose CA. There she worked with clients ages 5-18 and their families. She served children with different diagnosis such as schizophrenia, eating disorders, depression, anxiety, mood disorders, and substance use challenges providing individual therapy and family therapy. Guadalupe supported families and their children while attending psychiatric visits, eating disorder treatments facilities, IEP meetings, and school meetings.

Personally, Guadalupe enjoys spending time outside, going to the beach, visiting new restaurants, reading, and traveling. Guadalupe has a passion for advocating the dismantling of diet culture, promoting body inclusion, and challenging fat phobia. She loves spending time with friends and family. She continues to practice on-going self-care and self-improvement.

Message to clients

Guadalupe believes clients are the experts of themselves but at times need outside guidance and support to be the better version of themselves this through an increasing in mindfulness, gratitude, self-care, meditation, challenging negative thoughts, and learning new coping skills.


Eating disorders & disordered eating - Reducing unhealthy eating patterns, beliefs, and behaviors, such as restricting, purging, and binging; healing the emotional pain surrounding disordered eating

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Healing painful experiences and memories from the past


  • Adults (24+)
  • Children (<12)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)


Guadalupe Quijada is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $180 (50min)
  • Initial session: $180 (50min)
  • Family sessions: $180 (50min)

Additional session information

Payment options
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Venmo
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Every other month
  • Multiple times a week
  • As needed


Online Sessions (California)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 7:15 pm
  • Tue 10-12 pm
  • Wed 7:15 pm
  • Thu 10:00 a.m. 12:00
  • Fri 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. & 5:00 p.m. 8:00p.m.
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Core Wellness Living practice
2460 Park Blvd., # 6, Palo Alto, California 94306
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 7:15
  • Tue 10-1:00
  • Wed 7:15
  • Thu 10-12, 3,
  • Fri 10-3:00, 5, 6-8
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 4 years

Del Fiugo Consulting , Associate Marriage and Family Therapist , 2020 - Present
Starlight Community Services , Mental Health Specialist II, 2017 - 2021

Santa Clara University , Master’s degree , 2018
College of the Holy Cross, BA , 2013


California: 131518