She/Her/HersAssociate Marriage and Family Therapist, AMFT Master of Arts, MA Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Makayla Allen is a Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist working in Orange County. She completed her Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at Chapman University in 2022. Makayla is working under the supervision of the Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Julie Wells of Julie Wells Therapy (LMFT #79760).
Makayla works with children, teens, adults (18-65+), romantic partners, and families. She utilizes trauma- and attachment-focused perspectives while working from an anti-racist framework. Makayla's goal is to create a safe, non-judgmental space for her clients to freely explore themselves. Her areas of specialization include behavioral & relational issues, navigating LGBTQ+ identity, managing symptoms of depression and anxiety, PTSD (trauma), and attachment issues.
Makayla is available for remote sessions and some in-person clients (for clients based in CA). Makayla holds in-person sessions in Irvine, CA, and is available for in-person depending on demand. Makayla is available for remote sessions Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 3 pm-6:30 pm and on Wednesday from 8 am-6:30 pm. Additionally, Makayla is available for remote sessions on Saturdays from 8 am-3 pm.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Attachment issues - Development of effective relational and communication skills; insight into family attachment patterns;fostering healthy family relationships.
Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Family issues - Promoting communication and supporting family members to address challenges and reduce conflict and distress
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Makayla Allen is not in-network with any insurances.
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Years of Experience: 1 year
Fullerton School District, Mental Health Associate , 2022 - Present
Julie Wells Therapy, Associate Therapist, 2023 - Present
Francis Smith Center for Individual and Family Therapy, MFT Trainee, 2021 - 2022
Chapman Univeristy, Masters of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy, 2022
California State University of Fullerton, Bachelors of Arts in Psychology, 2019