Maribel Munguia Dugas, LCSW, CIMHP is a Latina, Bilingual Mental Health professional that has worked in a variety of settings to provide high quality care to clients since 2003. She has worked with teenagers and families providing support in a large school district since 2004. She is a Certified Heartmath (Biofeedback Heart Coherence) Provider as well as a Certified Integrative Mental Health Provider (CIMHP). Throughout her own education and her health journey she learned the importance and impact of looking at nutrition, health, exercise, supplementation, stress reduction and overall inflammation reduction and mental health outcomes. She is passionate about bringing clarity, relief and symptom reduction to clients through a Holistic Approach to Mental Health. In addition, she has worked for many years with couples helping them to find more satisfaction in their relationships, teaching them to communicate better and teaching them how to work together to truly find contentment as a couple. She is a follower of Jesus and loves to provide support and services through a variety of community service modalities including Therapy Support Groups and a Summer Teen Self Esteem Camp. She is also a Supervisor to new Clinicians that provide services under her supervision. Maribel offers services in person and via Telehealth and has openings in both modalities. Ideal clientele are passionate about growing and feeling better and willing to take an active approach in their treatment. Her office is located in the city of Granada Hills.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love
Divorce & separation - Questioning or feeling unsatisfied in your relationship; contemplation and navigation of separation; addressing issues of power, voice, and communication challenges
Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress
Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others
Maribel Dugas is not in-network with any insurances.
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Years of Experience: 21 years
LAUSD, School Social Worker, 2004 - Present
Munguia and Associates, Inc., Mental Health Therapist, 2008 - 2016
Krav Maga National Training Center, Fitness and Self Defense Instructor, 1997 - 2015
Henry Mayo Memorial Hospital, Medical Social Worker, 2012 - 2014
Evergreen Certifications, Certified Integrative Mental Health Provider, 2020
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Masters in Social Work (MSW Social Welfare) with PPSC Credential, 2003
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), BA in Psychology and Education, 1999