Kaitlyn  Nguyen
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Kaitlyn Nguyen

She/Her/Hers

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
California Accepting Online
Updated April 9, 2024

Specialties & Expertise

  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Loss, grief, and bereavement
  • LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics
  • Relationship issues
  • Self-esteem
  • Family Conflicts

Professional statement

Kaitlyn is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist based in SoCal, who is known for her warm, authentic and attentive coaching style, and draws on her own relatable story in her work. As a Vietnamese American, who has herself undergone a deep healing process, she is specifically interested in issues relating to generational trauma, attachment issues, loss or separation, family dynamics, and childhood unmet needs.

Kaitlyn believes in the inner strength residing in every person. She emphasizes that with the proper tools and the guidance of someone empowering you, anyone can embark on a transformative journey towards self-healing and self-love. She is passionate about partnering with young adults and professionals, helping them restore the balance in their relationships with themselves, and with others. Kaitlyn’s clients struggle with anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, trauma and other life stressors.

She applies a holistic and integrative client-centered framework that is trauma-informed, strength-based and LGBTQIA affirmative. Fusing Western and Eastern practices, Kaitlyn draws on the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Humanistic clinical approach, while incorporating spirituality, mindfulness and body work in her treatment. Through a skillful interplay of insight-oriented and skills-based techniques, Kaitlyn gently guides clients towards newfound awareness of tendencies, reactions, and choices within their relationships. She is also trained in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing therapy, showcasing her dedication to employing cutting-edge techniques in her practice to treat trauma.


Message to clients

I am dedicated to helping youth (16+), adults, and professionals thrive by overcoming their past. Therapy is a unique and personal experience. I believe that our therapeutic relationship is a collaborative partnership, where you are an active participant in your healing process. My approach involves skillfully assisting clients in recognizing recurring patterns and behaviors within their experiences. Through thoughtful exploration and open dialogue, I guide clients in uncovering these patterns, helping them gain a deeper understanding of themselves and their relationships. Together, we work towards identifying these patterns, their origins, and their impact, ultimately fostering personal growth and facilitating positive change.

Therapy is a transformative journey that unfolds at your pace. I am committed to creating a space where you feel heard, understood, and empowered to make meaningful changes in your life. I look forward to embarking on this path of self-discovery and growth with you, and I am honored to be a part of your healing process.


Specialties

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

Loss, grief, and bereavement - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges

Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

Self-esteem - Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect

Family Conflicts - Assist first and second generation Asian American and Pacific Islanders in navigating family conflicts, confronting generational trauma, and restoring parent-child relationships.




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Optum
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $150 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $120 - $150
  • Initial session: $175 (50min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Direct billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • IvyPay
Session frequency

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

  • Weekly

Location(s)

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 9am-8pm
  • Tue 9am-8pm
  • Wed 9am-8pm
  • Thu 9am-8pm
  • Fri 9am-8pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 7 years


California State University Fullerton , Master of Science in Counseling with Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy, 2017


Licensure

California: 128803


Languages

English

Vietnamese