About me

All of us need support at different times through our lives. The ability to see this and ask for help is a powerful statement of owns health. My intention is to create safe and compassionate space for each individual to examine their life experiences and support them as they embark on a journey toward self discovery and wellness. As a therapist and a mom of two grownup children, I know the challenges and growing-pains that young people have to face on their journey toward autonomy and self reliance.
For the last 18 years I have worked closely with children, youth, and families from diverse backgrounds in Butte County, San Fransisco, and Napa. The last ten years at Napa Valley College Student Health Center I had the privilege to support and learn from students representing various cultural, ethnic, and racial communities. This experience provided me with a great appreciation and understanding of young people who have to balance personal, academic and in many cases work demands.
Issues such as stress, anxiety, depression, loneliness, grief, life transitions, relationship conflict are the most common problems that my young clients struggle with. My approach is holistic and I utilize variety of therapeutic modalities (CBT, ACT, Client centered, Psychodynamic, Mindfulness) to help access personal strengths, trust in you own personal inner guidance to lead you through difficult times.


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Grief
  • Self esteem, Motivation
  • Depression
  • Coping with life changes
Also experienced in:
LGBT , Trauma and abuse , Intimacy-related issues , Parenting issues , Anger management , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Compassion fatigue , Abandonment , Adoption and Foster Care , Aging and Geriatric Issues , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Gottman Method, Mindfulness Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Somatic Therapy, Internal Family Systems

Years of Experience: 19

Services offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Languages

English

Polish


Licensing

CA LMFT 49661


Reviews

These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Magdalena Orr. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with Teen Counseling might be different.

Written on Feb 21, 2024 after therapy with Magdalena for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Magdalena has been so wonderful! She is such an experienced therapist. She is awesome at validating my feelings and really hears me out. I feel so safe talking with her. She listens and understands me well. She also so compassionate and caring and kind. I've appreciated her so much and would highly recommend her. She's very helpful and clinically sound. =)

Written on Aug 16, 2023 after therapy with Magdalena for 1 year and 7 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, eating disorders, and self esteem

Magdalena has given me the kind of support and comfortable atmosphere I have been looking for in a therapist for years. She listens so well, provides me with honest opinions and help, and is always cheering me on and making me feel capable of achieving my goals. She is so professional and so easy to communicate with and fast to get in contact with. 10/10 !!

Written on Jul 19, 2023 after therapy with Magdalena for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, grief, and coping with life changes

From our very first session Magdalena made me feel seen and heard. She listened to everything that I had to share and offered practical and supportive steps to help me in areas I needed some support. I would highly recommend her to anyone looking for a therapist.

Written on Jul 09, 2023 after therapy with Magdalena for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, and coping with life changes

She is a wonderful therapist.

Written on May 23, 2023 after therapy with Magdalena for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, grief, eating disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

Magdalena Orr provided exceptional service and thoughtful follow up. She offered an interesting perspective with thought provoking suggestions and approaches. She was on time for all scheduled appointments and very communicative through messaging.

Written on Jan 09, 2023 after therapy with Magdalena for 6 days

I have only had one session but I already feel amazing and so much better and have used the techniques so much and they have been so helpful.

Written on Nov 18, 2022 after therapy with Magdalena for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, self esteem, and career difficulties

She is down to earth, a great listener and makes me feel super comfortable. Her advise really shows she is listening to me, so she knows the perfect things to say when I need a help.

Written on Jun 14, 2022 after therapy with Magdalena for 1 month on issues concerning relationship issues, and anger management

Ms Magdalena is the best therapist, she listens and understand my problem her solutions helped me to deal with different kind of issues that I've had problem since years, highly recommended!

Written on Jun 13, 2022 after therapy with Magdalena for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Magdalene is amazing!! she listens so well and rephrased things concisely to clarify and show that she understands what I'm saying. She is compassionate and shows that she cares, and has so much wisdom, but also feels like a friend who I have known forever. she is excellent !!

Written on May 18, 2022 after therapy with Magdalena for 1 month on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, and intimacy-related issues

Magdalena was excellent and gave me the perspective I needed to overcome the challenges I was facing. I will Likly call on her again when I need to.

Written on Feb 03, 2022 after therapy with Magdalena for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, and coping with life changes

After two sessions I can say I’m so happy so far with my experience!

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