Dr. Stephen Wong is a licensed Marriage Family Therapist specializing in individual, couples and family therapy and maintains a private practice in Irvine, CA and Brea, CA. Dr. Wong also holds a California credential in school counseling.
Dr. Wong has over 15 years experience as a marriage and family therapist specializing in family, individual and couple therapy. Among his areas of expertise are depression, anxiety, marital issues, academic issues, spirituality, relationship, and trauma.
Using eclectic approach, he provides support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. He integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, he works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
PhD Oregon State University . Counselor Education
MS Cal State University . Marriage Family Therapy/School Counseling
MDiv International Theological Seminary . Theology
BA UCLA . Sociology
License & Certifications
Marriage Family Therapist Licenced (#49913)
California Pupil Personnel Service (PPS) / Child Welfare and Attendance (CWA)
Enlisted as L.A. Superior Court Counselor Referral Therapist
Professional Activities and Memberships
American Psychological Association
California Marriage Family Therapist
American Counseling Association
Jill Azuma (Associate Therapist)
Jill Azuma is an Associate Professional Clinical Counselor(APCC) 8807 *
Jill is passionate about meeting people where they are and helping them get to where they want to go. She walks alongside a person through the tough times to help them reach hope on the other side. In more than several years of direct counseling, she has seen positive outcomes with people in a variety of circumstances and from various backgrounds and cultures. She likes to support people to improve relationships, change behavior and reach goals in their life. She is passionate about walking alongside her clients as they are empowered to make choices that align with their values and live a more meaningful life.
She has completed clinical trainings for Couples, Communication skills, and Anxiety. Her experience includes working with children and adults, working with people in residential substance use treatment, and raising her own children.
JULIA GUAN (Associate Therapist)
Therapist Julia Guan, is an Registered Associate MFT (Registration No. AMFT124348 )*
Julia Guan is a Registered Associate Marriage Family Therapist under the supervision of Stephen Wong LMFT, Ph.D at Kairos Counseling Inc. She has worked with a diverse range of college students ranging from 17-50 years old. Julia has experience working with individuals who suffer from anxiety, depression, sexual confusion, academic challenges, acculturation, PTSD, and trauma. Another focus for Julia is working with children and minors to be successful in their academic and emotional life. Julia uses integrative therapy approaches to help clients progress.
*Supervised by Dr. Stephen Wong, LMFT.