Kristen Anderson, AMFT, APCC | Orange County Metro Area


Kristen Anderson is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT #116088) and an Associate Professional Clinical Counselor (APCC #6895). Kristen completed her Bachelor’s Degree at San Jose State University. She majored in Behavioral Science and minored in Child Development. She has also completed her Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology, with a dual emphasis in both Marriage and Family Therapy and Professional Clinical Counseling, from Vanguard University. Kristen has over ten years of experience working with children and adolescents in non-clinical settings such as summer youth camps, youth groups, and with Royal Family Kids Camp which is a camp for youth within the foster care system. From 2007-2015, Kristen partnered with a variety of nonprofit organizations during the summer to help facilitate youth and family programs by traveling around the world on both service and humanitarian trips. Additionally, she has a background working in Pediatric Medicine as a medical assistant for over six years in Los Gatos, California. Clinically, Kristen now works full time at Amen Clinics offering her therapeutic services and has done so as a therapist and Patient Outcome Manager since 2017. She also has prior experience working with Emmaus Road Christian Counseling from 2018-2019, offering therapeutic services at Calvary Christian School.

Kristen is passionate about working with clients of all ages in a therapeutic setting. She has experience seeing clients with the following presenting issues: Depression, Anxiety, ADD/ADHD, Identity and Self-esteem challenges, Grief, Stress, Relationship challenges, and School challenges. She firmly believes in the Amen Clinic Method and aims to integrate a brain-based approach within therapy, in an effort to help clients understand how to holistically enhance the quality of life from a biological, psychological, social, and spiritual perspective. Kristen is available for appointments Monday through Friday. Her fee is $140 per hour. As an associate, she is currently under the supervision of Ronnette Leonard MA, LMFT. If you would like to learn more or to schedule an appointment you can contact her directly at

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