About Us – Marriage and Family Center

About Us - Marriage and Family Center

About Us - Marriage and Family Center

NOTE: All the therapists at Marriage and Family Center are private practitioners running their own separate practices.
Michael H. Bean

Michael H. Bean MS, LMFT

Michael has been practicing Marriage and Family Therapy since 1997. Since then he has helped literally hundreds of people, especially couples regain the peace, love, and joy they had all but given up finding. In addition to relationship issues, Michael has helped people with problems caused by depression, anxiety, anger, and other issues. Michael’s approach to therapy is best described as “action-oriented.” He quickly focuses on what is going wrong and starts recommending interventions as soon as possible. An award winning speaker, Michael has spoken, lectured, and presented to more than 200 audiences on dozens of subjects and is a regular contributor to Hot 94.1 FM Romeo in the Morning show. As the founder of Marriage and Family Center, Michael is a principle contributor to the website.
Kathleen ChambersKathleen Chambers

Kathleen Chambers, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Are you or is your teen depressed or anxious or facing a difficult life transition? If so, you will want to call Kathleen Chambers has been a Licensed MFT for the past 25 years. With a Bachelors Degree is in Recreation Therapy, and a Masters Degree in Marriage, Child, and Family Therapy. She has received extensive training in multiple therapeutic modalities including psychodrama and sand tray work with children and adults. She works with individuals, couples, and families, and one of her areas of specialization is teenagers with anxiety and depression. To schedule with Kathleen call 635-8301.
Lowell Lueck, PhD

Lowell Lueck, PhD

Dr. Leuck has counseled professionally for more than 26 years. Author of the book Maturation Through Marriage and The Enticement of Divorce, Dr. Leuck is available for relationship seminars and presentations in group organizations. Three decades of experience working with at-risk high school students, and extensive internship training with alcohol and substance dependent patients equip him to work with clients facing extremely trying life challenges. Having personally experienced the pain of divorce, he can empathize with spouses experiencing marital discord without judging or taking sides. To schedule an appointment with Lowell call 205-5018. This could be you.

Our Mission:

Bringing lasting happiness to the families and individuals of the greater Bakersfield area through the highest quality counseling and education.

Our Vision:

Marriage and Family Center’s vision statement is made up of Three Cs that guide all our services:

  • Caring
  • Confidential
  • Comprehensive

  • A t Marriage and Family Center, we have used the Three Cs to help adults, adolescents and children work through difficult relationships, depression, anxiety, grief, compulsive eating and a wide range of other interpersonal and emotional issues. Over the years we have found amazing joy in helping people find or regain peace and happiness in their lives.
    If you’ve been hurting, we sincerely hope you’ll give peace and happiness another try. Please feel free to explore this site and if what you read makes sense to you, please contact us.