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Indigenous Circle of Wellness is a private psychotherapy practice. We provide quality mental wellness services, grounded in holistic healing (mental, spiritual, emotional, and physical balance) through a culturally inclusive approach. We value interdependence, family, community, and healthy sustainable relationships.

The practice is owned and operated by Monique Castro, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (Lic.#104229). Monique is a citizen of the Navajo Nation and Chicana, she was born and raised on Tongva territory (known by many as Los Angeles). She established Indigenous Circle of Wellness in response to the need for more healing spaces and psychotherapists supporting Native/Indigenous folks and People of Color, particularly folks seeking support outside of a large organization or institution, that prefer a private practice space.

Indigenous Circle of Wellness offers numerous services including: counseling, workshops, trainings, and consulting. We are in partnership with organizations, higher education institutions, and direct service providers working with our community throughout southern California and beyond. If we aren’t already connected with you, we would love to be! Contact us and let’s continue to build the circle of wellness together.

Our Healing Focus

  • We specialize in healing intergenerational & complex trauma and the various symptoms and/or diagnosis that are a result of such experiences; including PTSD, anxiety, depression, relationship challenges, dissociation, life transition, etc.

Fees for Therapy Services

  • Individual Therapy-$120 (per session)
  • Couple/Conjoint/Family Therapy-$120-$150 (per session)
  • In-Home Therapy- $150 (per session)
    Sliding scale (reduced fee) option may be available.

Additional Services

  • Workshops
  • Trainings
  • Consulting

Contact us to learn more about our additional services and rates.

Location

5800 South Eastern Ave. Suite 50o, Commerce, CA 90040

In addition to our healing space (office), we can also bring our services to you. Including in your home, the community, or remotely using an online video/phone program. If you are interested or have questions about these options, please let us know. We are happy to share more information and determine together if this is a good and supportive fit for you.

Have PPO insurance?

We are happy to provide you with a Superbill for PPO Out-of-Network providers. A superbill is a receipt for counseling services and can be submitted to your insurance provider for reimbursement. Some clients will receive a portion of counseling fees reimbursed to them from their insurance companies. Others will not receive any reimbursement. It is uncommon to be reimbursed our full fee. Contact your insurance provider for more information and if this is offered through your coverage. We are also happy to answer any questions.

Payment Methods Accepted

  • Cash, Credit Card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover), and PayPal,
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Our Team

Monique Castro M.S., LMFT

Monique Castro M.S., LMFT

Psychotherapist | (Lic# 104427)
Monique is an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation and Mexican-American, she was born and raised on Tongva territory (known by many as Los Angeles). She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (#104427) and the Owner & Founder of Indigenous Circle of Wellness; Individual, Couple, Family Counseling. In addition to her work as a psychotherapist, she is a consultant, trainer, educator, advocate and community organizer. Monique earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from California State University of Los Angeles and Master of Science in Counseling Psychology from Mount Saint Mary’s University. Monique is clinically trained in Relational Gestalt Therapy and is grounded in healing from a holistic, culturally inclusive, and Indigenous approach.
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