Marcey Navarro offers therapy for individuals experiencing depression, anxiety, stress management, and life transitions and has a broad understanding of common mental health challenges. Additionally, her experience with trauma, substance abuse, and relationship conflicts suggests a deeper expertise in addressing complex psychological issues. She guides clients towards resilience and positive change, whether court-referred or seeking independent support.

Co-Parenting Counseling/Coaching

Divorce or separation with children is tough, but there is hope. Co-parenting counseling/coaching fosters healthy communication and collaborative parenting. Marcey Navarro provides a supportive space for effective co-parenting strategies, ensuring both parents contribute to their child’s upbringing positively.

Child Custody Services

Marcey Navarro offers Private Child Custody Recommending Counseling (PCCRC) and Child Custody 3111 evaluations in the greater Sacramento area and nearby counties. Contact Marcey Navarro for details.


Children 6-12  |  Adolescents 13-18  |  Adults  |  Couples  |  Families

As a therapist, Marcey has a special interest in supporting youth who are navigating difficulties within their family system. Family dynamics can significantly impact a young person’s mental health and well-being, so addressing these challenges can have a profound positive effect on their lives.

She also offers services aimed at helping children and families navigate the complexities of the family court system. Her services focus on providing support, guidance, and resolution strategies to help families find positive outcomes during challenging times.

Therapy Modalities:

  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Play Therapy: Art and Sand tray
  • Emotionally Focused Family Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Internal Family Systems
  • Coming Soon – Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)

“Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.”

— Charles R. Swindoll

Co-Parenting Counseling / Coaching

Co-parenting counseling is a valuable resource for parents navigating the complexities of raising children together post-separation or divorce. It emphasizes important aspects like communication skills, conflict resolution skills, and parenting techniques, which are crucial for maintaining a healthy co-parenting dynamic. By learning strategies such as keeping children out of parental conflict, respecting the other parent, and focusing on the present moment, parents can create a supportive environment that prioritizes their child’s well-being. Effective communication and a shared focus on the child’s best interests can help foster cooperation and understanding between co-parents, ultimately benefiting the children involved.

Parent coaching indeed shares some similarities with coparenting counseling, especially in terms of utilizing coparenting skills. However, coaching often takes a more practical and hands-on approach, involving both individual and joint sessions with parents. The primary aim is to assist parents in navigating and improving their coparenting dynamics by addressing emotional reactions and behaviors that may hinder effective collaboration. By providing tailored guidance and strategies, parent coaching focuses on cultivating healthier coparenting interactions, ultimately benefiting the well-being of the children involved.

My role in this process is to provide you a safe, non-judgmental space to practice healthy co-parenting communication and parenting strategies. I believe each parent has an equal part in contributing to their child(ren)’s lives.

Child Custody Services

Private Child Custody Recommending Counseling:
PCCRC is a court ordered process, designed to assist parents in resolving disagreements about child custody and parenting arrangements. The hope is that through facilitated discussions with a neutral third party, parents can come to agreements that serve the best interests of their children. If parents can’t reach agreements, the PCCRC will make recommendations to the court based on their assessment of what would be the best interests for the child(ren).

3111 Child Custody Evaluations:
A child custody evaluation, often referred to as a 3111 evaluation, is a structured process ordered by the court to help determine the best custody arrangement for a child or children. The evaluation is conducted by a neutral third party, often a mental health professional or specially trained evaluator, who assesses various aspects of the family dynamics to make recommendations that serve the child’s best interests.

The evaluator may employ various methods to gather information, such as interviews, observations, and reviewing relevant documents like school records or previous court documents. This comprehensive approach helps the evaluator form a well-rounded understanding of the family dynamics and the child’s needs. Once all information is gathered and assessed, the evaluator submits a report to the court with recommendations regarding custody and parenting arrangements. These recommendations are based on the child’s best interest factors.


Meet Marcey

Marcey Navarro has 20+ years working with children and families. Her therapeutic approach is relational, collaborative, and eclectic. Marcey believes therapy holds the potential for profound positive change and views it as a mutual journey of growth and discovery. Her approach encourages clients to take an active role in their own healing and growth process.

Located directly off Interstate 80 between Cal Expo and Arden Fair Mall. Video and in-person appointments available. Get in touch today.