California

Tony Vitrano, LPCC, MFT

Licensed Professional Counselor and Marriage Family Therapist

Tony Vitrano, LPCC, MFT

Tony’s clinical experience includes collaborating with people that suffer from depression, anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, psychosis, personality disorders, addictions, and relationship problems. He enjoys using a faith-based approach for Christian individuals and couples. His clinical skills draw from empirically supported treatments such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Tony has over 20 years of clinical experience.

Education

  • Masters of Arts, Counseling - California State University, San Marcos
  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology - National University

Awards & Certificates

Clinical Interests

Language(s)

English

What can patients expect from you as a provider? Patients can expect a supportive and accepting approach that pulls from evidenced based treatments. Initial sessions focus primarily on assessment and building rapport. Clients are encouraged to commit to positive action between sessions that promote change and progress. Spiritual development is supported as a strength in achieving treatment goals.

What do you specialize in?

  • Christian Focused Counseling
  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Relationship Problems

What makes you different as a provider? Many years of experience providing services that support people with christian beliefs to engage in faith-based recovery.

How long have you lived in Southern California and what brought you here? Born and raised here in California!

How would you describe your family? I am happily married with a teenage son and daughter.

What sort of interests of hobbies do you have? I enjoy photography, golfing, hiking, and spending time with family.

Can you recommend five resources for your patients?

  • "Acceptance and Commitment Therapy For Christian Clients: A Faith-Based Workbook"
  • "Celebrate Recovery For Christians With Addiction"
  • Meetup for people needing to connect with others that have a common interest
  • Reinicke Counseling Associates (RCA) for Christians with sexual addiction
  • Tri-City Medical Center Outpatient Behavioral Health for people in need of intensive outpatient treatment