Deepa Pulipati, MFT
CHILD CUSTODY MEDIATOR & COUNSELOR
I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in child custody mediation as well as individual and couples therapy. During my Master’s program, I completed an internship with Family Court Services in Alameda County where I discovered my true calling, conflict resolution and family mediation. This experience ignited my passion for supporting families as they go through one of the most difficult times in their lives, divorce or separation. Over the next 12 years, I embarked on a journey with my clients as a Family Court Mediator with the San Francisco Superior court in the Unified Family court services division.
My training and experience enables me to offer my clients a guiding hand and safe space as they navigate the complex emotions that are associated with parental conflict. During this process, I facilitate conversations with parents so that they can discover ways of resolving conflict and developing a healthy co-parenting relationship. I thrive on seeing parents transform their sense of despair, anxiety, fear for their children's well being into new possibilities for working together to create a brighter future for their whole family. I get a great sense of joy when I see them overcome immense emotional, practical barriers to become better parents while creating a bright future for their children.
Areas of Expertise
Child Custody Mediation; Co-parenting Counseling; Anxiety; Marital issues; Multicultural issues; Stress & Work Life
I use an eclectic approach from solution focused therapy, family systems, cognitive behavioral, existential etc. to create a plan that suits the unique needs of each client. My work with my clients is based on a collaborative approachI with the goal to provide them the support they need to overcome the unique challenges that they are facing. My dedication to my work has motivated me to extend my knowledge and professional skills by attending a broad range of training programs. My experience includes working with high-risk populations and individuals with persistent mental health concerns.
Areas of interest and expertise:
Child Custody Mediation
Consultation related to South East Asian culture & divorce
Anxiety, Depression and all adjustment related concerns
I am passionate about my work and my goal is to primarily get parents to have a conversation about their kids and help them understand the adverse affect of parental conflict and how to resolve it so they can have a healthy co-parenting relationship. My other focus is in working with individuals and help them build resiliency skills to overcome their stressors. As well as guide them in building their tools so they can cope and manage their concerns.
The best way to reach me is my email. I usually respond the same day unless it's a weekend or I am on vacation. I am happy to set up a free 20 minute consultation over the phone so you can ask me questions you have about the process.
Ventura office --
2140 Eastman Ave #112
Ventura, CA 93003
Tel: 510 972 8020