Meet Our Team

Lucy Millan, LCSW

Lucia Millan has been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker since 2010. She joined the San Diego Divorce Counseling Center in 2019 in order to create a positive environment for clients to explore their thoughts and feelings. She has substantial experience working as a Family Court Services mediator and Child Custody Recommending Counselor for the Superior Court of California, San Diego, for over 12 years. She has accumulated thousands of hours mediating cases and providing recommendations and stipulations to the court in high conflict divorce cases. She also specializes in Solution Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and co-parenting skills counseling. Lucy has been working with individuals and families for over 21 years and offers in depth experience and compassion to her clients.

Karem Smith, LMFT

Karem joined San Diego Divorce Counseling Center in 2019. Karem has a passion for working with clients enduring the trauma of separation and divorce. She supports individuals as they explore their thoughts and feelings through the chaos and clouds of their life transition. Karem is well versed in treating depression, anxiety and trauma associated with divorce through EMDR, as well as other modalities, and holds the safe space for clients when their world has been turned upside down. Karem is very passionate about working with those who have a desire to live a happier and healthier life.

Lynn Waldman, LCSW

Lynn Waldman, LCSW, is the Clinical Director of the San Diego Divorce Counseling Center. She has 20+ years as a therapist and has had great success with hundreds of families going through divorce and facing child sharing challenges. As a therapist, Lynn supports clients in exploring their trauma (divorce is trauma!) while at the same time, clients gain skills; clients learn to tolerate the distress of divorce and child sharing, manage their difficult emotions, and most importantly, clients learn how to be effective in relationships with others. Lynn also offers coaching to clients for Family Court Services Mediation, as well as private mediation for child sharing disagreements.