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Rancho Santa Margarita Counseling – Mental Health Services in California

Thriveworks Rancho Santa Margarita counselors believe “You can thrive. We can help.” If you’re not thriving right now, if you’re suffering, if you believe life can be better but don’t know how, or if you’re in a place so dark it’s hard to see how you can ever feel better, we’re here for you.

Who Exactly Needs Therapy?


In all honesty, the shorter list would be who doesn’t need therapy. The fact is, even the happiest, healthiest people could use a mental health tune-up once or twice a year. Seeing a therapist can help you process any changes in your life and help you navigate plans for the future with a clear head. Focused therapy sessions can also assist you in developing a path for career advancement or personal growth.

Though we love seeing people for a tune-up, that’s the minority group we see. More frequently, we work with clients who have sought therapy because they’re actively struggling. Perhaps you’re going through a difficult breakup. Maybe you’ve realized someone you love is struggling with substance abuse—or you yourself are. If you’re struggling with depression, trauma, loss, or anything else, therapy is for you.

And actually, a large number of people seek therapy for unknown reasons; they just know something isn’t quite right. The good news is, Thriveworks Rancho Santa Margarita counseling can help with that too.

If you’ve never been to therapy before, you may be wondering how exactly it can help. While the human body and the brain inside it are complicated, the way therapy helps is (on the surface) simple: therapy helps patients find balance. Balance is achieved not when your life is perfect but when you have the skills to navigate the ups and downs in a healthy way.

Many clients choose therapy because they’re overwhelmingly stressed and need help dealing with it in a healthy way, while others aren’t stressed, but they’re not exactly happy, either. Therapy can teach the stressed how to manage and decrease stress, it can help the depressed become more balanced, and it can help you develop skills to manage whatever problems life is throwing at you.

In fact, helping clients develop skills is one of our greatest skills—and one area in which that’s particularly beneficial is couples counseling. If you and your partner have been struggling, coming to counseling can help you rediscover hope for your future together. One of the first areas we’ll work on is communication. Often, due to the stresses of day-to-day life and the fading of the infatuation phase of love, couples find that communicating about seemingly simple things can be fraught with difficulty. It doesn’t have to be that way. You can learn how to communication effectively in order to nurture the most important relationship of your life.

You may have unresolved issues if you’ve experienced a trauma, either recently or years ago. There are skills for resolving that trauma too. If the ramifications of trauma are impacting your daily life, we encourage you to call. You can feel noticeable improvement, soon, if you’ll just take that first step.

Why Choose Thriveworks Rancho Santa Margarita, CA?


Thriveworks began in 2008 with the goal of creating a new counseling experience, one in which help is available when you need it. When you contact us, a real person answers the phone to answer your questions and schedule your appointment. We’ll be able to get you an appointment within the week, if not within the next 24 hours. And when you schedule that appointment, you’ll have the option of visiting us during our extended hours from 8am to 9pm Monday through Friday and 8am to 5pm on Saturdays.

Thriveworks Rancho Santa Margarita also accepts most insurance plans. We want you to have the best chance at success, and we know part of encouraging that includes accepting most major insurance carriers to ensure you can receive the help you need for (most likely) simply the cost of a copay.

Thriveworks Rancho Santa Margarita, CA counselors are some of the best in the country. We take our clients’ struggles seriously, but we also know you’re capable of overcoming them—and we can help. Give us a call, and get on the road to recovery.

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Same- or next-day appointments
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Care at 240+ locations
Phone access to your provider between sessions
Email access to your provider between sessions
Providers that accept major insurance plans
Online counseling opportunities Unlikely
Ask-a-coach 24hr Q&A
Text support via our Success Navigator
Exclusive video content
Counselor-moderated community discussion
Ultra-flexible 23.5hr cancellations
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