Poppy Peluce-Fune, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Poppy Peluce-Fune, Licensed Clinical Social Worker has contributed to the field of mental and emotional health for more than 18 years.  She has served a wide range of populations and socio-economic levels to include children of all ages, adolescents, and adults. She is experienced with individuals, families and couples all seeking a path toward a greater well- being.  She is passionate about helping individuals and groups find a greater meaning in themselves and their lives. Poppy utilizes generalist methods that include particular attention to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness/Meditation, and Psychodynamic exploration of the past.  She also bases her practice on the acknowledgment of big and little traumas unique to the experiences of the individual or family.  In addition to her clinical work, Poppy has supervised graduate level interns and coordinated community based programs to ensure that best practices and quality client services are at the forefront of care provision. Poppy is also a long term member of NASW (National Association Of Social Workers).  In her free time, Poppy enjoys raising her twin boys, spending time with her family including her pets, partaking in her own mindfulness and meditation practices, and last but not least just simply enjoying life. 


  • Mindfulness Practices

  • Trained EMDR Therapist (Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing)

  • Trauma and Stress Related Disorders

  • Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy

  • Family & Couples Therapy

  • Parent Training & Support

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy


  • Master of Social Worker (MSW)

    • San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, Emphasis on Children and Families, Pupil Personnel Services Credential

  • Bachelor of Arts, Social Ecology

    • University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA, Emphasis on Psychology


  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker

    • (Lic. LCSW 23689) California Board of Behavioral Sciences

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