Fidel Angel Quintanilla, MA, AMFT, APCC
Assistant Client Program Director

Fidel Angel Quintanilla is recognized for his expertise in working with clients who are in high-stress careers, demonstrating a deep understanding of work-life balance, anxiety, depression, OCD, trauma, and grief/loss. Quintanilla structures sessions directly, focusing on creating goals and developing the tools for clients to authentically and confidently confront their stress. With years of extensive experience as an Assistant Program Director and having worked with hundreds of clients, he brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to assist individuals in becoming healthier versions of themselves.

Quintanilla earned his Master’s in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University and holds positions as an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT) and an Associate Professional Clinical Counselor (APCC). He is trained in evidence-based therapies such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and mindfulness. Utilizing tailored exercises, he compassionately challenges clients, facilitating mental and emotional growth. Quintanilla emphasizes that therapy is not merely about treating symptoms; it's a pathway to experiencing joy and mastering skills that benefit clients long after therapy concludes.

His educational background includes a Master’s in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University, where he also serves as a professor in the Masters Clinical Psychology Program. With specific training in EMDR and ACT, and his role as an Assistant Program Director, Quintanilla has dedicated three years to PCH, further solidifying his commitment to the field of psychology.