About Haley

Haley Figueroa, LMFT is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Brain Health Coach, with a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University and Bachelor's Degree in Child and Adolescence Studies. She provides therapy and coaching in Orange County, California to individuals, couples and families seeking help with a wide range of challenges and goals. She is passionate about helping her clients build on their strengths and attain the personal goals they are committed to accomplishing.  With compassion and understanding, she takes a comprehensive solution focused, brain based approach to help in the following areas: 

  • Overall Well-being and Brain Healthy Lifestyle Habits 
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Relationship enhancement
  • Social Skills
  • ADHD: Effects on Relationships and Everyday Life
  • Parenting Children and Teens with ADHD
  • Parenting Challenges
  • Parenting: Coping with stressors associated with pregnancy complications, premature birth and child in NICU
  • Parenting Multiples
  • Couples: Premarital, Newly Married, and Couples on the Brink of Divorce
  • Emotional Overeating
  • Performance Anxiety
  • Scotopic Sensitivities effecting one's learning, focus, mood
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Stress Management and Coping Skills
  • Coping Through Major Life Transitions

Haley has over12 years of experience in Health Coaching and nine years of experience working at the Amen Clinics in Costa Mesa, California providing Individual, Couples and Family Therapy, and brain health assessment, education, and coaching for individuals, families, and groups. At the Amen Clinics Haley has specialized training in the influence of Brain SPECT imaging and Brain Health in Psychotherapy to help improve mood, relationships, behavior and overall well-being. In addition to being a prominent relationship therapist and health coach, Haley has presented to a variety of audiences and taught groups and courses speaking on the topics of: 

  • 12 week Anxiety and Depression group
  • Parenting with Love and Logic 8 week course
  • Creating Brain Healthy Families Parenting Program
  • Amen Clinic’s Brain Health University Two Day Program
  • Amen Lifestyle 10 Week Weight Loss Group
  • Amen Clinics Skills for Frazzled Parents with Children with ADHD

Haley is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. She tailors each clients' treatment to their individual needs creating a highly personalized approach integrating a variety of methodologies and techniques including: 

  • Brain Based Assessment and Individualized Therapy: Integrating the influence of Brain SPECT Imaging and Brain Health in psychotherapy
  • Amen Method Brain Health Coaching: improve biological, psychological, social and spiritual factors to optimize brain health and overall wellbeing
  • ADHD Coaching for individuals and parents of children with ADHD
  • Parenting: Raising a Brain Healthy Family and Parenting with Love and Logic Parenting
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • EMDR: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
  • Irlen Screenings: To improve scotopic sensitivities, reading, focus and more
  • Relaxation and Stress Management: Mindfulness, Guided Relaxation, and Effective Coping Skills
  • Relationship Enhancement: Prepare Enrich, Mastering The Mysteries of Love: Relationship Enhancement and Discernment Counseling: For Couples on the Brink of Divorce

Haley takes a comprehensive brain based approach. She believes that this comprehensive approach provides the greatest benefit and opportunity for achieving optimal brain health and living to one’s fullest potential. As a therapist and a wife and mother of 3 herself, Haley is passionate about educating families about how the health of their brain affects all aspects of their lives, and instilling hope in knowing that there are things they can do every day to optimize their brain and improve their overall health and happiness.

Education

  • Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis on Marriage and Family Therapy, Pepperdine University, Graduate School of Education & Psychology  June 2008
  • Bachelor of Science in Child and Adolescence Studies, California State Fullerton University May 2005

Additional Training, License, Certifications & Awards

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Amen Method Professional: Neuroscience through Brain SPECT imaging in psychotherapy: Optimizing brain health & overall wellbeing using a Biological, Psychological, Social, and Spiritual Approach
  • Lifestyle Coaching and Weight Management
  • Parenting with Love and Logic
  • Prepare Enrich: Couples Counseling
  • Mastering the Mysteries of LoveRelationship Enhancement
  • Discernment Counseling
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Discernment Counseling
  • Mindfulness Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Certified Irlen Screener

Professional Memberships

  • Psi Chi, National Honor Society, Member
  • California Association of Marriage and Family Therapist