Therapist in San Marcos, California Janell Makaipo, Therapist

License: LMFT

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 15-65+

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in San Marcos, California Janell Makaipo, LMFT

Janell Makaipo, LMFT

Janell Makaipo is a licensed marriage and family therapist practicing for around 15 years. She has over 20 years of experience working with children in various settings such as school, residential and foster care. She graduated from Pepperdine University in Irvine, California.

Janell’s therapeutic approach is cognitive behavioral, addressing negative thoughts clients use to define events. Her main focus includes anxiety and depression.

Janell enjoys gardening, line dancing, walking and exercising. Her recent endeavor is making baskets out of pine needles.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Elevance Health (Anthem BC)
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Magellan
  • Managed Health Network (HealthNet)
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Sana Benefits
  • Sharp Health Plan


  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
  • Parenting Skills


  • Adoption/Foster Care
  • Women


  • English



Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Janell Makaipo. You can also call 858-279-1223 to have someone assist you.

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