Dr. Rae Simon


Clients seeking a straight forward, even humorous approach to counseling can find just that in Dr. Rae Simon. Dr. Simon has been known by her clients to feel understood and comfortable in their sessions. This, combined with Dr. Simon’s optimism and the client’s dedication has lead to many success stories.

Dr. Simon not only helps couples learn the skills to effectively communicate through their issues, she also does premarital counseling, treats intimacy problems and sexual dysfunction, as well as helping clients to learn conflict resolution skills.

Rae Simon studied at the University of Colorado and has been in practice for eight years. She specializes in martial and premarital issues, divorce and anxiety.

She uses an Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Family/Marital, Mindfulness-based, Psychodynamic, and Solutions Focused Brief treatment approach when aiding her clients.

She accepts adolescents and adults from all sexual orientations that are struggling with issues in coping skills, depression, family conflict, grief, infertility, infidelity, parenting, peer relationships, postpartum depression, self-esteem, sex therapy, and spirituality. She also offers a “Stay in Love and Out of Therapy” group.

For more information regarding the cost of sessions, payment methods, and accepted insurance providers, contact Dr. Rae Simon.

Joan S. Pinhas


Joan S. Pinhas is a Licensed Psychologist and Certified Marriage and Family Therapist that has been in practice for more than twenty years. Her clinical work and training is all grounded in evidenced-based research.

She utilizes a treatment approach that combines Family Systems, Psychodynamic, and Mindfulness approaches that best suit the client’s needs. Her specialties include relationship issues, depression, anxiety, and identity development.

Dr. Pinhas studied at Cornell University and believes that good psychotherapy is a collaborative effort. She works with clients of all sexual orientations and mental health backgrounds. She also accepts clients struggling with issues regarding anger management, anxiety, coping skills, divorce, domestic abuse/violence, family conflict, grief, parenting, and self-esteem.

Dr. Pinhas does accept MasterCard and Visa and utilizes a sliding scale. Contact Dr. Pinhas for more information regarding accepted insurance providers and average session cost.

Yael Shuman


Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Yael Shuman has been in practice for more than fifteen years working with clients that are struggling with life transitions.

Dr. Shuman works closely with clients to examine issues that have affected them, and works to improve coping skills and make changes in their ways of thinking.

She works with clients struggling with issues ranging from pre-martial counseling, relationship issues, marriage issues, separation/divorce, anxiety, women’s issues, and communication.

Yael Shuman attended the California Family Study Center. She pulls from a variety of treatment approach including Cognitive Behavioral, EMDR, Family Systems, Mindfulness-based, and Solution Focused Brief.

Dr. Shuman also offers groups and workshops to her clients including a “Thriving after Separation and Divorce” group and a “Healthy Marriage” workshop.

Average sessions with Yael Shuman are between $70 and $120 and she does accept cash, check, MasterCard and Visa. She does make use of a sliding scale and accepts select insurance providers.

Dr. Mark Palmer


Finally, for couples seeking a therapist that is able to focus on men’s issues, there is Dr. Mark Palmer. Dr. Palmer specializes in men’s issues, relationship issues, and coping skills.

Dr. Palmer believes in using therapy as a tool to increase self-awareness and develop the necessary interpersonal skills to get “unstuck” in the negative spirals we find ourselves in. Dr. Palmer creates an environment where men feel comfortable to express and explore emotions and women can discover inner strengths and confidence.

Dr. Palmer studied at the University of Wisconsin and Fielding Graduate University and has been in practice for five years. He employs a variety of treatment approaches including: Client-focused, EMDR, Existential, Humanistic, Interpersonal, Jungian, Psychodynamic, and Relational. He sees couples struggling with issues in anxiety, communication, grief, life coaching, and self-esteem.

Average sessions cost between $120 and $180 and a sliding scale is in place. Dr. Palmer does accept cash and checks.