Education & Certification

Licensed In

Graduated From
Alliant International University - Los Angeles (1988)

National Register Member Since

Stuart Kirschbaum, PhD

Practice Profile:

I am a licensed psychologist in Mission Viejo. I work mainly with adults providing individual, family and couples therapy. My therapy style is psychodynamically-oriented so that my treatment goal with most patients is on achieving lasting changes through deeper insight into themselves. My office is conveniently located at La Paz and Marguerite, across from the Mission Viejo Library.

Practice areas include:

Anxiety or Fears, Depression, Relationship Issues, Addictions or Substance Abuse, Child or Adolescent Issues, Divorce, Gay Lesbian Issues, Loss or Grief, OCD, Parenting

Learn more about me on my website:

Practice Characteristics

Areas of Expertise

  • Career and Life Adjustments (occupational/career counseling and assessment, academic problems, financial issues, relocation stress, stress associated with other life changes)
  • Anxiety (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic, obsessive-compulsive disorder)
  • Couples Therapy (e.g., relationship communication difficulty, premarital consultation, divorce mediation)
  • Depression and Other Mood Disorders (e.g., bipolar disorder, major depression, bereavement)
  • Individual Psychotherapy

Ages Served

  • Adults (18-64 yrs.)

Treatment Modalities

  • Psychodynamic Treatment


    • National Register of Health Service Psychologists
    • Member, American Psychological Association
    • Member, California Psychological Association
    • Member, Orange County Psychological Association

Fee Information/Office Policy

Avg Cost (per session): $150-$199
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes

Office Hours: 8:30AM-5:00PM M – F

Health Care Plan Participation

APS Healthcare, Aetna, BlueCross and/or BlueShield, CCN, Cigna, First Health, Great-West, Health Net, Holman Group, Horizon Healthcare, Humana, Interplan, MHN/Managed Health Network, PHCS/Private Health Care Systems, PacifiCare, United, ValueOptions.

Contact Information

Primary Contact

27001 La Paz Road
Suite 418
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
P: 949-215-2500 (Office)
F: 949-203-8686