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When "I" becomes "We" Even Illness Becomes Wellness.

Whether it's in individual or couples therapy, we see ourselves as your partner in exploring options, interventions, and next steps. 

We can assist you getting to know yourself (and in couples therapy-- each other) deeply. We can help you recognize what you have lost, and build the courage to reclaim what you need.

If you are ready to start that journey, schedule your free consultation down below:

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Individual Therapy for BIPOC Adults

Learn the art of self-compassion and self-accountability to support you in your journey of self-confidence. 

From healing intergenerational wounds to learning how to manage work stress, our therapists are trained to help you manage your mental health from a social-justice framework.

BIPOC and Interracial Couples Therapy

Build insight into your individual wounds and develop techniques that can help you both feel seen, validated, and accepted in your relationship.

Practice effective communication skills for the opportunity to get to know one another deeply and accept one another fully.

All with the support of a trauma informed, identity affirming, and anti-racist therapist.

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Meet Your Therapist of Color

Trauma Informed, Identity Affirming, and Culturally Aligned Therapy


Ana Viana, M.S. AMFT

Ana Viana, M.S. is a Latina therapist and daughter of Central American immigrants. She grew up in Los Angeles and experienced first hand the effects of oppressive systems. She also had the privilege to access the healing power of therapy. These experiences drive her anti-racist and trauma-informed work with individuals and couples of color.

Ana's clinical work is supervised by Deniss Pleiner, M.A LMFT


Deniss Pleiner, M.A. LMFT

Deniss Pleiner is a Mexican Immigrant, licensed therapist, and mental health advocate.

For the past 7 years she has worked with with BIPOC Adults in California-- particularly in supporting first and second generation professionals in navigating bicultural identity, breaking toxic generational patterns, and building healthy relationships in individual and couples therapy. 

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The latest from our Blog:

Check out our latest online articles written by our clinicians aimed to provide you with mental health information and education.

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Upcoming Events

  • February 2023 Workshop
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    Free online community workshop. This workshop will be hosted by Ana Viana, M.S. Be the first to know about it by joining our newsletter!
  • May 2023 Workshop
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  • November 2023 Workshop
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    Online Workshop
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    Online Workshop
    Free Community Workshops. Be the first to know when and where by join our Newsletter!
  • August Workshop 2023
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    Live & Online
    Time is TBD
    Live & Online
    Free online community workshop. Be the first to know about it by joining our newsletter!
  • Book Club Meeting 2
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, Jan 26
    A Google Meet link will be emailed to you.
    Jan 26, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM PST
    A Google Meet link will be emailed to you.
    Join our online discussion guided by TOC Therapy Outpatient Clinician, Wendy Rodriguez. We will be processing the reflection questions sent over email and help guide you in your reading and healing journey. [this book club meeting is not therapy]
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About US

TOC Therapy is a group practice of Therapists of Color. Our individual identities and experiences inform the work we do. We help you better understand your behaviors, choices, and patterns from a culturally congruent point of view that facilitates self-knowledge, self-understanding and self-compassion.

We are a psychodynamic and psychoanalytical practice:

The psychodynamic part of our work allows us to draw from different modalities like CBT, Somatic Therapy, solution-focused, Gottman Therapy, EFT, and others in order to find and use the interventions that fit YOU best.

The psychoanalytic part of our work is also essential: it's the part that allows us to make room for and explore how your childhood and past experiences have shaped your relationship with yourself and others-- to really find the origin of your wounds in order to help you find true healing.

If you are ready to start that journey, schedule a free consultation with us down below.

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