My name is Quentin Hafner and I am a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist by the state of California (Lic #: MFC 52593), practicing in Costa Mesa, CA where I specialize in Individual Therapy, Couples Therapy and Family Therapy.
I consider being a therapist in Orange County an absolute privilege, and I feel so blessed and honored to be with my clients as I watch them change. My story of becoming a counselor began with my own therapy, so I am fondly aware with how special the therapy relationship can be. Prior to working as a therapist in Orange County, I spent many years in the corporate world before I realized how much I enjoyed helping people – and made the decision to pursue being a therapist. It was the best decision I’ve ever made.
I believe that true, lasting change happens in the context of trusting relationship with another person, and that is what I hope to gain with all my clients. I have spent thousands of hours doing Individual Therapy, Couples Therapy, and Family Therapy, and many more thousands of hours learning, reading, and studying. Since completing my Master’s of Science in Clinical Psychology, I have gone on to teach at a local University and I have continued my education journey through doctoral level trainings, workshops, and supervision in depth-oriented psychodynamic psychology/psychoanalysis and the most cutting edge theories of couples therapy. I am a lover of learning and hold onto the value that I can only take my clients as far as I’ve gone myself. That is why I remain in my own therapy too; to continue growing for myself and my clients.
When I’m not working, I enjoy spending time with family & friends and staying active. I love to swim, ride my bike, and run – and sometimes do all 3 together in triathlon. I love to read and continue learning as well. I think you can learn a lot about someone by their favorite magazines, so I thought I would share mine with you…
I know choosing a therapist can be a sometimes overwhelming decision. If there’s anything I can do to ease your mind or help you in this process, please don’t hesitate to let me know. Please shoot me an email if you feel like I may be a good fit for you and we can set up an appointment to meet each other in person. I would be honored to meet you, and would like to hear your story.