Imago Certified

CVCC is Imago Certified! Imago Therapy raises the standards for how Marriage Counseling is experienced in the Central Valley.
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Meet Ellen

Introducing Ellen...


Ellen Truschel is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Imago Relationship Therapist, a Great Behavior Breakdown Coach/GBB Master Trainer and is an Attachment and Trauma Therapist specializing in Family Centered Regulatory Therapy.   She has worked in the field of Mental Health for over 30 years and is passionate about helping others.  She has been married for 25 years and has two children.  Although most of her work is facilitated in her office she also is available to provide seminars and workshops to any public or private organization including various social service programs, churches, health clubs, and businesses, etc.  throughout the Central Valley upon request. 


Ask Ellen to Speak

Central Valley Counseling Center often receives requests from various churches, schools, mental health and child welfare organizations for speaking engagements.  Topics most requested are...

*    GREAT BEHAVIOR BREAKDOWN - Effective strategies for Severe behaviors in Children

*     Imago Connects - An introduction to a life changing process than can transform your marriage!

*     Talking to your kids about sex: A developmental perspective
 *    New Way to Love Marriage Enrichment Weekend Retreat

Navigating Adolescence – A parents survival workshop
Through Conflict to Connection – Marital Strategies for a fulfilling partnership.
What is Post Abortion Syndrome?  Who is at risk?
Alzheimer’s disease:  Effective Strategies for caregivers.

If you have an interest in a topic not listed here you can e-mail your request to Ellen. Please call early to reserve your date. Generally a minimum of three to six months notice is required.


Contact Ellen Today

How to Contact us.  We will answer/return your call and/or e-mail during business office hours Monday -Friday  from 9:30 am -4:00, however you may call and leave a message any time. If you need to contact us after hours or on the weekend it is best to send an email to We will assist you with questions regarding scheduling, fees, insurance and/or to schedule an initial 15 minute phone consultation.

Psychiatric Emergencies.  Central Valley Counseling Center does not offer after-hours crisis intervention services.  If you are having a psychiatric emergency, contact your physician, call 911 or visit your closest emergency room for assistance.

Main Office Phone: (559) 908-2991 Confidential.  This phone is answered by CVCC staff only.  We will handle your call with discretion and assist you with scheduling either an appointment or with scheduling a consultation. 

Phone:  559-908-2991


Fax: (559) 272-0377  

Mail:  P.O. Box 3626 Pinedale, CA 93650

Office Location:   

Central Valley Counseling Center, Inc

Fresno, CA 93711
(Near Riverpark Shopping Center)

(No mail service at the office location)

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