Dr. Mary Herzog
I am a licensed psychologist whose research and practice in dance, education, and psychology support my innovative use of the most effective and empirically based treatment strategies.
Kirk Andrews, MA, LMFT
I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) who specializes in anxiety, depression, trauma, bereavement, couples and family therapy.
About Laguna Family Therapy
Laguna Family Therapy can help you figure out how to reduce behavior problems, relationship difficulties, school and work stressors, and create a family life that supports and nurtures each member. We invite you to start finding the benefits of change. Contact us for a free telephone consultation.
Laguna Family Therapy
330 Park Avenue Suite 7 Laguna Beach, CA 92651 Mary Herzog: (949) 910-9344 Kirk Andrews: (949) 933-9761
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The Brain: How The Brain Rewires Itself/in Mindfulness
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