Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Valencia, CA

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Fernando Avila
Self Pay Rate: $139

Fernando Avila, Licensed Psychologist

Fernando offers therapy services in English and Spanish

Philosophy of Care

Fernando Avila is a Licensed Psychologist (PhD) who specializes in treating a variety of issues such as depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, and stress in preteens, adolescents, and adults. He has 10 years of experience in the mental health field.

Fernando completed his Ph.D at the University of Denver. As a Latino male born in a different country, he personally understands that people are very unique and from a variety of backgrounds. He has an open and honest approach with others.

Fernando is a supportive and collaborative therapist who seeks to help those in need. He sees each case as unique and hopes to provide coping skills that will help you thrive and meet your goals. Fernando will create a personalized treatment plan that meets your specific needs, utilizing a variety of tools like cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and a strength-based approach.


California State University/University Of Denver
Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling/Ph.D./Doctorate in Counseling Psychology


  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress Management
  • Self-esteem
  • Anger Management
  • Family issues
  • Grief and Loss
  • Trauma
  • Relationship issues
  • Diversity issues
Jude Levasseur
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-ups

Jude Levasseur, PMHNP-BC

Philosophy of Care

Jude Levasseur is a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in the state of California. He has been a health care executive for more than 20 years with broad experience in clinical, medical, nursing relations, utilization management, quality assessment, business development, regulatory compliance, and nursing practice. Jude has a successful track record of implementing changes to maintain sustainable profits, reduce costs, and improve patient satisfaction. He demonstrates a strong result orientation, combined with interpersonal and leadership abilities to attain patients and team-oriented outcomes.

Jude’s educational background includes a Bachelor's degree in nursing and an MBA in Healthcare Management from the University of Phoenix as well as a Master's degree in nursing from Walden University. Jude’s previous roles include Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner at Newport Academy, Region Sr. Director of Clinical Operations for Kindred Healthcare, and the Chief Nursing Officer at Huntington Beach Hospital.

Jude lives in Orange County, California with his wife Brooke and his daughter Preslie. His hobbies include hiking and boating on the beautiful coastlines of Southern California. Catalina Islands is Jude’s preferred spot for fishing, boating, and hiking.


Master of Science in Nursing
Walden University


  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar
  • ADHD
  • OCD
Roman Shain
Self Pay Rate: $119

Roman Shain, LMFT, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Roman Shain is a Licensed Master Family Therapist and Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with over 25 years of experience helping children and adults who are struggling with coping skills, life transitions, trauma, anxiety, and stress.

In the past, Roman taught graduate counseling classes at the university level. His clinical research has also been featured in the Journal of Family Therapy. As a counselor, Roman firmly believes that most solutions to client's problems are commonly found within themselves and their environment.

As your counselor, Roman’s aim is to inspire you to celebrate your culture, individuality, and humanity. Roman will offer you a personalized treatment plan to help you implement new coping skills and emotional regulation tactics into your daily life.


Souther California University
Master of Science in Counseling, PhD in Psychology


  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Anger
  • Relationships
  • ADHD
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Coping Skills
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Trauma and PTSD
Michelle Chieme
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-up

Michelle Chieme, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Michelle Chieme is a Nurse Practitioner in the state of California who specializes in the field of psychiatry.  Michelle has a wealth of experience treating adults seeking help with depression, anxiety, and life adjustments. She completed her Master’s Degree of Science In Nursing at Azusa Pacific University. She is a Board-Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and is credentialed by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

Michelle incorporates a nursing-based approach that is patient focused while also taking into consideration the individual’s environment as a whole. She works collaboratively with clients to determine the best form of treatment that will meet their unique needs while also promoting mindfulness and introspection.

Michelle is passionate about destigmatizing mental health. She especially enjoys working with clients who have been silently suffering from depression/anxiety and are ready to take the first step towards getting treatment. Michelle looks forward to connecting with you in a safe and nonjudgmental space, where together we can work towards building resiliency and getting you back to your best life.


Azusa Pacific University
MSN In Nursing


  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Life Adjustments
  • Mood Disorders
  • Stress Management

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Location details

Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Valencia is located at 27201 Tourney Rd. Suite 200 H, Valencia, CA 91355, about halfway between Valencia Blvd. and Magic Mountain Parkway.

Phone number (661) 522-8961
★★★★★ 5.00 (1 reviews)
Address 27201 Tourney Rd Suite 200 H
Valencia, CA 91355
Office Hours Shown in PT
Saturday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Monday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Thursday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 9:00pm

Support team hours Shown in PT
Saturday 4:00am - 3:00pm
Sunday 5:00am - 2:00pm
Monday 4:00am - 6:30pm
Tuesday 4:00am - 6:30pm
Wednesday 4:00am - 6:30pm
Thursday 4:00am - 6:30pm
Friday 4:00am - 6:30pm

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