WELCOME MESSAGE FROM: MARY JO PEDERSEN, M.S., LMFT
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Mary Jo Pedersen is a licensed Marriage & Family therapist, and, founder and director of the Central Coast Counseling Center, Inc., located in Santa Maria, California.   Mary Jo has degrees in Theology, Psychology and Counseling Psychology & Licensed by the Board of Behavioral Science as a Marriage & Family Therapist.  Mary Jo also has a Certificate in Drug and Alcohol Counseling. 

Mary Jo had the opportunity to be trained by some of the best therapists in Santa Barbara, California, who teach around the world, teach at universities, write books and are awesome at what they do and who they are as people.  

Mary Jo is a member of:

CAMFT – California Association of Marriage & Family Therapy

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT WITH MARY JO BY PHONE, IN PERSON OR OVER THE INTERNET, PLEASE CALL OUR SECRETARY, AT (805) 934-5088, OR EMAIL US AT mpedersen@centralcoastcounseling.com

ABOUT THERAPY OVER THE INTERNET:

All of the laws and regulations of the Marriage & Family Therapist profession pertain to practicing therapy over the internet.  Papers will need to be faxed ahead of time that will pertain to Confidentiality, Informed Consent, Counseling fees, Screening information, HIPAA, and various questionnaires.  You will need to read, sign and date all forms and fax them back before a therapy session begins.