Emerald Lee

Associate Clinical Social Worker

License or Registration #



Angelica “Angie” Talley, LCSW #88908

Degrees/Schools Attended

  • BA in Psychology, Minor in Child Development – California State University, Long Beach
  • MSW, Community Mental Health Concentration – California State University, Fullerton



Languages Spoken

  • English

Age Range

  • Adolescence [12-20]
  • Young Adult [21-35]
  • Adulthood [35-50]


  • Female
  • Male
  • Transgender


  • Virtual (telehealth)
  • Huntington Beach
  • Garden Grove


Population Focus

As a therapist, I believe empowering the client by providing a safe, warm, collaborative, and culturally aware environment is essential for the healing process. I am passionate about utilizing each session to provide support and assist clients as they learn more about themselves, while also including activities, psychoeducation, art, and more to empower the client. It’s essential to find a balance between identifying ways to challenge yourself, while also going at your own pace, so I hope therapy can help guide that process!

My experience has included working with individuals who struggle with trauma, depression, anxiety, stress, self-esteem, self/body image, interpersonal (family, platonic, romantic) relationships, work-life balance, racial trauma, racial identity, boundaries, and assertive communication. I have worked with individuals from children, teens, adults, to older adults in both therapy settings and hospital settings.

I primarily incorporate Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) techniques with a psychodynamic approach that allow me to better understand how a person’s upbringing, relationships, family, and more have impacted how they currently see the world. I also utilize Trauma-informed CBT, along with seeking safety interventions as a way to help clients process traumatic situations they have experienced, while encouraging them as they develop more coping skills to help with emotional regulation and processing trauma.

Issues Treated

  • Abuse
  • Affairs/Infidelity
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Body Image
  • Career Change
  • Class/Socio-Economic Issues
  • Codependency
  • Communication/Conflict
  • Coping Skills
  • Couple/Marital Issues
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Conflict
  • Friendship Problems
  • Intergenerational Issues
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital Issues
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy/Pre-Natal/Postpartum Issues
  • PTSD
  • Racial Identity
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming/Self-Injury
  • Sexual Issues
  • Sexual Assault/Rape
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Orientation/Identity Issues
  • Sibling Issues
  • Suicidal Thoughts
  • Trauma
  • Women’s Issues
  • Work Issues

Therapeutic Orientation

  • Art Therapy
  • Attachment
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Family Systems
  • Mindfulness/Meditation
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychoeducation
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT)
  • Solution-Focused



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