Couples Counseling Consortium (CCC)

Center for Couples Counseling

Couples Therapy Silicon Valley

Institute for Couples Therapy

Who We Are 

We are a small group of therapists who care deeply about couples counseling.


Help couples experience healthy intimacy and have fulfilling lives together.

What We Do
  • Provide caring and effective couples therapy.

  • Supervise MFT Interns to train the next generation of couples counselors.

  • Consult as needed on difficult cases (client identities are not disclosed).

  • Meet together monthly to support and learn from each other.

  • Develop Graduate Level curriculum for Couples Counseling

Why We Do It

Couples counseling requires dedication and high quality training; yet, there are very few groups which provide key services to support couples counselors. We decided to do just that.

Opportunities for MFT Interns

If you are considering becoming a couples therapist and meet the qualifications below, please email a resume to In your training, you will find a nurturing place to develop your skills while receiving deep exposure to Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT), Imago Therapy, and Couples-based CBT. Interns are hired throughout the year based on need.

Qualifications - Applicants should:

  • feel passionate about working with couples

  • possess a valid California BBS intern registration number

  • be interested in developing a private practice

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For Couples Therapists

If you would like to join the Institute for Couples Therapy, please email There are no fees. The only requirements are to love what you do, be eager to learn and share what you know, and to support your colleagues.

Tania Choi, MFT

San Jose

Mark Clayton, MFTI, MA

San Jose

Jeremy Easton, MFT

San Jose, CA

Tina Engle, MFT

San Jose, CA

Josh Kalsbeek, MFT

San Jose

Alex Lerza

San Jose

Harry Motro, PsyD, MFT, Founder of CCC

San Jose, CA

Linda Ringsrud, MFT

San Jose

Lisa Shrewsbury, MFT

San Jose

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Dr. Harry Motro is part of the Couples Recovery Center which provides specialized couples counseling and includes the following professionals:


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If you are in crisis, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, a free, 24-hour hotline at 1.800.273.8255.  If your issue is an emergency, call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.  Dr. Motro does not offer crisis counseling or emergency services.


Dr. Harry Motro, Marriage Counselor, is an employee of Harry Motro, Psy.D., Marriage and Family Therapist, P.C., (a Professional Corporation), which does business as the Couples Recovery Center. Dr. Motro practices at 3880 South Bascom Drive, Suite 216, San Jose, CA,95124, is Licensed as a Marriage Family Therapist MFC 53452 and authorized to act as a Psychotherapist providing Psychotherapy. He specializes in Couples Counseling. In addition to dealing with couples and relationship issues, Dr. Motro is trained to treat anxiety, panic attacks, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, bi-polar, ADHD, Asperger's, sex difficulties, anger regulation issues, affair fallout, divorce recovery, self-esteem, addiction, co-dependency, trauma, abuse, eating disorders, and managing grief and loss. These issues often arise in couples counseling and will be dealt with as part of your therapy. If you search for counseling San Jose, marriage counselor San Jose, couples counselor San Jose, psychotherapy San Jose, psychotherapist San Jose, therapist San Jose, counselor San Jose, couples therapist San Jose, couples counselor San Jose, marriage therapy San Jose, life coach San Jose, career coach San Jose, executive coach San Jose, you can find Dr. Harry Motro's web site. In addition to serving San Jose, Harry serves clients in Campbell, Los Gatos, Saratoga, Willow Glen, Milpitas, Mountain View, Monte Sereno, Cupertino, Scotts Valley, Felton, Sunnyvale, Morgan Hill, Fremont, Los Altos, and Gilroy, California. Dr. Motro also provides  Mountain Bike Therapy. The recommendations on this website do not constitute professional advice, substitute for professional treatment, or establish a therapeutic relationship.

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