Neal Pafford, AMFT


I decided to pursue clinical psychotherapy later in life after seeing the immense and great need for people to live in the freedom that they were destined and designed to live. I have never met anyone without adversity, including myself. It is easy to lose our way sometimes and to spend a lot of sideways energy wandering in the wilderness. It is an honor to join up with people and to help contribute to seeing them navigate through difficult obstacles that sometimes cause unwanted fear and anxiety that robs them of the peace that they desire. It is a joy to help others achieve their goals and to see them experience the truth that can make them free.

Neal Pafford is a pre-licensed marriage and family therapist (CA, Associate #AMFT137787) currently being supervised by Aubrey Pink, LMFT (CA License #LMFT124777) for all sessions at Oak Health Center.

Neil Pafford, AMFT

Neal Pafford, AMFT

Location: Laguna Hills, Fullerton


Neal is an associate marriage and family therapist and earned his Masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Hope International University. In addition to becoming an emerging clinician, Neal has years of experience in helping people from all walks of life. He has started addictions programs, worked with teens, and counseled many married couples over the years, helping them navigate difficult relational challenges in life. Some of the modalities Neal uses are CBT, Attachment Theory, DBT, and Structural Family Therapy. Neal enjoys the beach with his wife of 24 years, concerts with his daughter, golfing with his son, and playing guitar and tennis.