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Debra Burianek, LMFT with So Cal Christian Counseling

About Debra Burianek

Personal Bio

I am a Christian believer and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who looks at the world and people in it from a Biblical Worldview, thus I provide Biblically sound principles and knowledge to treatment.

I have focused my practice on helping people who struggle with relationship problems in the following areas:
  • Individual Counseling
  • Family Counseling
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Couples Counseling
  • Play Therapy with Children
  • EMDR with Children or Adults

I offer support for individual adults, children and adolescents the following issues:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief and Loss
  • Stress Reduction
  • Self Esteem
  • Women’s Issues
  • Adjustments due to Life Changes
  • Mid-Life Transitions
  • Aging Parents/Elder Care
  • Counseling for Children/Adolescents
  • Parenting
  • Co-Parenting
  • Blended Families
  • Couples Counseling
  • Communication
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Separation
  • Divorce
  • Spiritual Crisis


I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I received my Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy from Hope International University in Fullerton, CA.

  • Advanced Family Studies Certificate
  • Cottonwood School of Ministry Diploma
  • Bachelor of Theological Studies at Vision International University
  • Grief and Bereavement Counseling
  • Free Chapel School of Discipleship
  • Trained in Play Therapy from University of San Diego Extension Program
  • Trained in EMDR with Children/Adults
  • Completed Level 1 Training in the Gottman Method of Couples Counseling

My Professional Credentials are:

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist LMFT 90848
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor at Hope International University
  • Member of California Association of Marriage and Family Therapy


  • $170 per 50-minute session, Couples and Families $185.00 per session, first session slightly more - see Session Fee page
  • I can provide a itemized statement for you to submit to your insurance company for reimbursement


18000 Studebaker

Office located on the 7th Floor in the Premier Business Centers

Ste - 700

Cerritos, CA 90703

Phone 562-551-1764

Hours Debra is available to see clients:

Currently available by Video and Phone sessions:

Monday 10 am - 8 pm

Tuesday 10 am - 8 pm

Wednesday 10 am  - 8 pm

Thursday 10 am - 8 pm

Sat. & Sun. – unavailable at this time

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