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About Scott Donovan,
Marriage and Family Therapist
California License # 101211
Texas License # 204685

Personalized Attention for All Your Needs

I currently see clients through telehealth in Texas and telehealth and in-person in California.

I'm Scott Donovan, and I'm here to stand by you as you navigate through life's challenges. Whether you're contending with depression, anxiety, PTSD, trauma, or relationship issues, if you're prepared to embark on a journey of positive change and committed to establishing and achieving weekly goals through therapy, we could be a great match.

I specialize in individual therapy, family therapy, couples therapy, and group therapy. I provide telehealth sessions for clients in Texas and offer both telehealth and in-person sessions for clients in California. I accept Kaiser (Southern California), IEHP (California), Lyra (California and Texas), and cash payments (California and Texas).

Isn't it time to embrace the changes you've been yearning for? Take that crucial first step towards a brighter tomorrow by reaching out to schedule a session with me.

I am trained in Trauma and am currently trained in EMDR therapy. 

EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) is a type of therapy used to help people process traumatic memories, reduce anxiety, and improve overall mental health. It is based on the idea that traumatic experiences can be “stuck” in the brain and cause psychological distress. EMDR uses a series of eye movements to help people reprocess their memories and work through their emotions.

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) was developed by Francine Shapiro to help individuals resolve the effects of recurring distressing events. EMDR therapy has been shown to be very effective for traumas and other conditions.

EMDR consists of 8 phases that focus on helping clients identify their triggers, understand the impact of trauma, and develop coping strategies. This therapy has been proven to be effective in reducing symptoms of PTSD, depression, anxiety, phobias, and other mental health conditions. Additionally, it can also provide long-term benefits such as improved self-esteem and better relationships with others.

The Eight Phases of EMDR

I am also trained in CBT Essentials. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a common type of talk therapy done with a therapist that helps one become aware of inaccurate or negative thinking, so one can view challenging situations more clearly and respond to them more effectively.

I am compassionate and understanding. If you are struggling with something and you are willing to make a change and work on that change, then let's discuss it and see if we are a good fit, send me an email. I look forward to hearing from you and hope that we can work towards your goals for something different.
If this sounds like you, take the next step and contact us.
I look forward to hearing from you and possibly working with you.


My current cash fees are (effective 07/01/2023)

$100.00 per 30-minute session

$175.00 per 53-minute session

$260.00 per 90-minute session

To start the process fill out this form.

Are you an associate or LMFT/LCSW that is interested in being part of our team? Send us a letter of intent.


Donovan Individual and Family Counseling Services, Inc. is proud to serve as a training site for Associate Marriage and Family Therapists and Associate Clinical Social Workers. These dedicated professionals have earned their master's degrees and are working towards full independent licensure. Some may offer therapy services on a sliding fee scale.

Our current rates for therapy services provided by Supervisor License: California / 101211 are as follows:

  • Individual Therapy/Couples/Family Therapy: $100.00 for a 50-minute session

  • Initial intake assessment: $100.00 for a 60-minute session

Additionally, several of our associates work with select Anthem Insurance as in-network providers under a supervisory agreement with their licensed supervisor. For details about their insurance contracts, please contact your provider directly.

Are you an associate or an LMFT/LCSW interested in becoming part of our dedicated team? We welcome inquiries from potential team members who share our commitment to providing quality mental health services.

Send us a letter of intent.

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