COVID-19 / Coronavirus Update: (03/18/2021)

As of June 1, 2020, Desert Marriage and Family Counseling is providing 3 service options: in-person, video & telephonic therapy sessions for new and current clients, as covered by your insurance. Appointments available for adults children, and families within 72 hours (Monday-Saturday)


Welcome To

Desert Marriage & Family Counseling



Specializing in Individual, Family and Couple related issues for those of all ages, including adolescents, teens & adults. We set up a treatment plan that is unique to you and your specific needs.

Our various programs, from Intensive Outpatient Treatment to less stringent step-down options, are designed for those with mental health issues like anxiety, depression & bipolar, as well as for those with eating disorders and substance abuse matters.

We Meet Your Needs

Our counseling center serves the cities of the Coachella Valley: Palm Springs, Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, Thousand Palms, Palm Desert, Indian Wells, La Quinta, Indio, and Coachella. Our team of clinicians are passionate about improving individual and family well-being of all those who are struggling with individual or relationship issues. Additionally, we have clinicians who speak English, Spanish, and Hebrew.

We Specialize in Treatment for:

The Team of professional clinicians at Desert Marriage & Family Counseling are experienced in a variety of counseling fields.

Relationship Counseling

Marriage & Couple Counseling

Family Counseling

Teen & Child Counseling

Individual Counseling

LGBTQ+ Counseling

Eating Disorder Counseling

EMDR & Trauma Counseling

Anxiety & Depression Counseling

Substance Abuse Counseling

Grief & Loss Counseling

Violence & Abuse Therapy

We want to help you, immediately!

One of the things we take pride in is our quick response time at Desert Marriage & Family Counseling. We understand your urgency for help and we go out of our way to fit you in. If you aren’t sure if you want to make an appointment, you could also discuss your situation with one of our clinicians by phone, to find the best fit for you.

Meet Our Team

Our Team of clinicians are passionate about improving individual and family well-being.

    Licensed MFT at Palm Springs California Mental Health Drug Rehab Center

    Michael Tripet

    LMFT #91096


    Marriage and Family Therapist for Substance Abuse and Mental Illness Rehab

    Alejandra Alvarez

    AMFT #105469


    Maureen Misuraca

    AMFT #115556 & APCC #6816


We’ll find your match

Since our clinicians specialize in a variety of life’s challenges we are certain that we can place you with the most appropriate clinician be that within or outside of our center. Whether you need to improve the communication between you and your teenager, struggling with parenting, feeling hopeless about your divorce, not sure how to deal with your aging parents or just feel like you want to enhance your personal development, we’re here for you.

Desert Marriage & Family Counseling

Watch these videos to learn about our approach to therapy

Couples Therapy


Parenting Children and Teens