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Learn to develop a safe, secure and enjoyable relationship that can weather the storms with your spouse or partner as well as in your own life.

Find the happiness and fulfillment you deserve.


  • Want the attraction and excitement back in your relationship?
  • Tired of having the same arguments over and over again?
  • Trying to resolve and repair infidelity issues?
  • Wondering if it’s possible to trust again?
  • Questioning if you should stay or leave?

Seeking the right kind of help is the key to understanding what’s really getting in the ways of enjoying each other more.

Couples I work with who have doubts about their relationship learn to understand each other much better and feel equipped to handle the conflicts that create distance. They also begin to understand what’s been standing in the way of them feeling the love and interest they felt when they first met. I hear things like, “Now my partner feels like the person I remember.

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  • Feeling overwhelmed, confused, sad, or anxious?
  • Ever wonder why a problem goes away for a while only to come back again?
  • Having difficulty feeling confident and clear about important decisions?
  • Want to feel more worthy of love and build relationships you can count on?
  • Need someone to talk to who will listen and help?

Seeking the right kind of help is the key to building the trust and confidence to take your next step toward creating the life that you want.

Finding someone to talk to who gets you, speaks your language and also offers concrete steps to help you gain a new sense of direction isn’t always easy to find. I want you to know that true happiness is attainable when you are willing to face the issues that are standing in your way. My goal is to be your mirror and help you see what you can’t see on your own so you can be the best version of your self.

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Shantel Daniels, MA
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.
Helping you prosper in your relationships and your life
Specializing in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT)
Graduate of Pepperdine University

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Hear from colleagues

Carla R., EFT Therapist

Orange County, CA

Shantel is a very warm and loving therapist! I highly recommend her for your counseling needs. As a an Emotionally Focused Therapist, Shantel is uniquely equipped to support couples in identifying relational patterns that cause disconnection. She is also trained to support couples in the creation of a new dance that promotes connection and bonding.


Peggy B., EFT Therapist

Orange County, CA

Shantel is a very compassionate therapist. She has also received extensive training in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, a course of therapy which gives her excellent tools to help clients make real progress while sorting through life’s complicated issues. She truly has experience and a sweet compassion and empathy that is a gift for coming along side a struggling person and helping them find understanding for their dilemmas.


Florence C., Marriage and Family Therapist

Glendale, CA

If you and your partner are stuck in a sea of competing emotions, or if you need someone to help you sort out conflicts and inner turmoil and pain, Shantel is the right therapist for you. She is a compassionate person and she has based her Couples work on the Emotionally Focused therapy model developed by Sue Johnson. This model emphasizes compassion and connection. It helps to uncover emotional fears and needs. She has an intense belief in her work and this belief is supported by her skills and expertise. They combine to make her an outstanding therapist. Working with Shantel, you will experience growth and unimagined positive change. Shantel is dedicated to helping you get the results you desire.


Sandy H., Licensed Social Worker

Pasadena, CA

Shantel is a gifted listener, one of the best in the business! When you experience being deeply understood, you’ll be glad that you put yourself in her capable hands, and you’ll develop tools for creating positive change in your life


Natalie M., Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Pasadena, CA

Shantel is a strong force in the field of couple’s counseling. She presents herself with so much passion and expertise in the use of Emotionally-Focused Therapy for couples who have lost the spark and want to regain it. I admire Shantel’s commitment to community engagement and outreach and her desire to bring multi-cultural awareness to the field of psychotherapy. I highly recommend Shantel.


Laura D., Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Glendale, CA

Shantel is a wonderful Couples Therapist.  She has a map to help couples and singles find their way back to each other during times of disconnection.  Shantel is a very resourceful, intellectual, and curious person. She is a very good listener and pays close attention to what is important to her clients. If you are working with Shantel, you will be treated with compassion and you will feel heard and understood in her presence. Life can be better when you have a professional like Shantel walking beside you. Shantel also provides Couples Workshops.


Christina Castorena, MS, LMFT

Studio City, CA

I’v had the pleasure of getting to know Shantel on a professional level and one of the first things that stood out to me was her curiosity in hearing my story. She has a true curiosity for people and understanding their lives. She is a passionate and skilled therapist who works hard to create a safe and supportive environment. She knows how to connect with people on a deep level and her compassion and acceptance comes across immediately.