About Me

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My name is Dr. Karen Rippy and I am your in-office and online therapist.  I specialize in  family and relationship challenges including co-parenting, teen/child counseling, couple therapy, modern addictions, discernment counseling and divorce Rippy, Karen Printsizerelated matters.

I earned a doctorate in clinical psychology and am licensed as an Individual, Marriage, Child and Family Therapist in California since 1983.

crown Valley Pkwy 231My office is located in the Ladera Ranch and Mission Viejo area on the corner of Crown Valley and Margurite in Crown Center.


Contact me for easy, flexible and same day or next day appointments times.  Phone or text 949-521-114



  • Ph.D. In Clinical Psycholgy – Sierra and Claremont Graduate University
  • Masters of Art – California State Univesity, Fullerto
  • B.A. Psychology – California State University, Long Beach

Licenses & Certifications

  • Licence: CA Board Behavioral Sciences: LMFT #17775
  • California Assoc. Marriage Family Therapy
  • Doctoral Addictions Counselor-National Forensic Association
  • Anger Management Trainer / Consultant
  • Disaster Mental Health First Responder-ARC trained
  • Emotional Focused Therapy EFT (Tapping) and EMDR
  • Lic Spiritual Practitioner United Centers of Spiritual Living
  • Discernment Counseling: DRI (Alliance of Therapists, Ministers and Lawyers for assistance with “At-Risk” marriages
  • National Registry of Marriage Friendly Therapists
  • Cal Victims of Crime Resource
  • Wounded Warriors Participant

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