Artemis Tegan, MFT Therapist San Pedro Therapist

"Your task is not to seek for love,
but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it."



The soul would have no rainbow if the eyes had no tears.

Native American Proverb

You were wild once, don't let them tame you".  Isadora Duncan

Treatment Approaches

> Mindfulness

> Acceptance & Commitment Therapy

> Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

>  Family Systems

>  Developmental Blocks

>  Existential / Humanistic


The Artemis Center for Family Therapy, Inc. is a unique counseling center located in San Pedro. Treatment is designed to meet the needs of trauma survivors and their families. I often utilize a family approach to meet the needs of each family member impacted by trauma. Individuals seeking counseling are typically dealing with trauma-related issues such as post traumatic stress (PTSD), grief, anxiety, depression, addiction, life adjustment to trauma, job or marital problems, and child behavior problems,  Artemis utilizes techniques such as Mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (ACT), Somatic Integrative Body Psychotherapy, Clinical Hypnosis, Eco Therapy & Pet Assisted Therapy to restore and heal the body and mind.


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Artemis Tegan, M.A., MFT

Artemis Tegan-Herrold is a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist. Artemis earned her Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University, LA in 2001. Artemis served as Board President of the Long Beach-South Bay Chapter of the CA Association of Marriage & Family Therapists from 2008-2009. Artemis has been working in the counseling field for 16 years. Her specialty is reducing symptoms associated with trauma, including depression, anxiety, marital problems, relationship problems and addiction issues. Artemis works with children, adolescents and adults in individual, group and family therapy using strategies tailored to meet the needs of each client. Artemis is trained in EMDR and utilizes a variety of techniques, including mindfulness & cognitive-behavioral therapy. In 2011, Artemis has also served as an embedded therapist for the CA National Guard in a Behavioral Health Pilot Program from 2006-2008. Artemis is a guest lecturer on Trauma and Mindfulness. In addition, Artemis provides one to one consultation designed to help new therapists to launch their private practice. Currently, Artemis is completing work on her first book entitled I'm a Hero: A Trauma Recovery Workbook for Children. 



The Lotus flower is held sacred in the Hindu, Buddhist, and Egyptian religions. The Lotus is a type of water lily which rises from muddy waters to blossom, making it a symbol of purity and resurrection. An eight petalled lotus used in mandalas symbolizes cosmic harmony, a thousand petalled lotus symbolizes spiritual illumination. A bud symbolizes potential.













Accept Most Major
Insurance Including:

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • APS - UFCW
  • MHN - Managed Health Network
  • United Behavioral Health
  • ILWU Coastwise
  • Tricare/Triwest

Office, Phone &
Home Sessions 

















Reducing symptoms associated with trauma:

> PTSD/Trauma

> Depression

> Anxiety

> Anger Problems

> Panic Attacks

> Sexual Problems

> Addictions

> Relation Issues

> Marital Problems

> Parenting Issues

> Grief & Loss

> Job Issues