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carleen-newsomeStaff Therapist
Licensed Professional Counselor
Health and Wellness Consultant
Couples: Emotionally Focused Therapy Practitioner
Certified Prepare/Enrich Facilitator
Adolescent/Family Coach
Grief and Trauma Recovery Group Facilitator

Carleen Newsome’s Blog


Carleen Newsome is a licensed professional counselor who works primarily with couples, adults, and adolescents and their families. Her areas of concentration and competence include relationship issues, life transitions, grief and loss, trauma, adolescent life skills and health and wellness coaching.

Ms. Newsome takes a holistic view of therapy. She works with the mental, physical and spiritual needs of each client in a collaborative client/counselor team approach. She feels it is her job to furnish clients with the tools and support necessary to achieve their individual goals while minimizing the barriers to success. Her methods are based on the optimistic assumption that people can enhance their lives once they recognize their own abilities and identify their strengths.

Before beginning her profession as a licensed professional counselor, Ms. Newsome spent over a decade working to design and implement health and wellness programs in many major corporations in Southern California including Hughes Aircraft, Data General, Oracle, Trammell Crow, and Chiat/Day. She also worked as a weight loss counselor and coach with the patients of several Los Angeles physicians.

Ms. Newsome is an avid runner and has completed several marathons including Napa, Chicago, Los Angeles, Atlanta and Disney. She has three college age children and has been happily married for 23 years.


Small Group Coaching Classes

  • Leadership: Hearing God’s Call on Your Life
  • Powerful Motherhood: Being a Fruitful Vine
  • Spiritual Growth: A Spirit-filled Life of Effectiveness
  • Marriage Enhancement for Women: A Virtuous Woman

Available to speak on the following topics

  • Myths about Marriage and the six scientific signs that predict divorce
  • The Nine Secrets of Couples who have Exceptional Marriages
  • Taking Your Child from Good to Great
  • Nutrition: Improve your health and your mood
  • Nutrition in Recovery


  • Trauma Recovery Group
  • College Transitions: designed to help parents adjust
  • Middle School Success for Girls
  • Middle School Success for Boys
  • Social Skills Group: K-2nd and 3rd-5th grade


Licensure, Certification, and Professional Affiliations

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