Primary Care Coordinator
Dr. Mary Spease is a licensed clinical psychologist who received her Psy.D. from the California School of Professional Psychology, an American Psychological Association accredited program renown for clinical training. Dr. Spease specializes in individual adult, couples, and group therapy with a clinical focus on relationship issues, addiction & recovery, adult children of alcoholics, co-dependency, depression, trauma, self-image/body image concerns, and phase of life transitions. She has experience with school-based, outpatient, and residential treatment and has worked with children, adolescents, individual adults, couples, families, and groups.
Prior to joining Casa Palmera, she maintained a private practice in Santa Monica and Beverly Hills. She views her clients through a lens of strength where common life dilemmas are seen as an opportunity to develop a stronger capacity for personal understanding and connection. She works with them to build upon individual strengths and enhance self-awareness in order to foster growth and the ability to cope with life’s inevitable challenges