Dr. Vived Gonzalez
Founder & Clinical Supervisor
Psy.D / CA LMFT89060/ AZ LMFT/ FL LMFT
Dr. Vived holds a Doctor of Psychology and is a licensed marriage and family therapist in CA, AZ, and FL, with over 15 years of clinical experience working with children, teens, couples and families. She is an EMDR EMDRIA-Certified therapist and specializes in working with high-functioning individuals, couples and families that want to improve their lives and relationships.
Dr. Vived’s style includes acceptance, warmth, compassion, optimism, and collaboration. She is active in therapy, and although she finds listening to be incredibly important, she is known to challenge her clients, highlight where they’re stuck, and encourage their transformation. She works with a wide variety of issues including: relationship problems, infidelity, conflict, depression, anxiety, eating disorders, parenting, sexual abuse, and trauma.
She believes the therapist and client must work together to enable the client to better understand themselves in order to improve their quality of life. Despite her empathy, Dr. Vived doesn’t hesitate to push her clients to confront their issues.
EDUCATION & TRAINING
Dr. Vived completed her undergraduate and graduate education at the University of Southern CA (USC), University of San Francisco (USF) and Alliant International University California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP).
Vived has post-graduate formal training and extensive clinical experience in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, EMDR, Brief Strategic Therapy, attachment, trauma, grief, depression, anxiety, parenting and couples (EFT & Gottman Method). Dr. vived is also an AAMFT approved supervisor, professor and clinical director at California School of Professional Psychology- Los Angeles and Irvine campuses.