TalkSpot, Counseling for Victims of Crime (CVOC), provides mental health counseling to eligible victims of crime in the Los Angeles area. We provide services to children, adolescents and adults. 

Dr. Emily J. Hernandez, LMFT

With over 15 years of experience in the counseling and mental health field, Dr. Emily Jo Hernandez, LMFT, founded The TalkSpot, CVOC. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and an expert in working with children, adolescents, familes and adults in individual and family counseling. She has been working with victims of trauma for the last 13 years in various settings. Her experience allows her to connect victims of violence to mental health services. Her successful work with students and families was featured on the cover of the California Educator Magazine in May of 2007. 


Emily works with a network of mental health providers in the Los Angeles area to connect victims to needed mental health services.

CVOC Therapists​​​

 Victim-Witness Assistance Program

Commendation for 2014 

Therapists at The-TalkSpot, CVOC, include:

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists

  • Licensed Clinical Social Workers

  • California Board Registered Marriage and Family Therapy Interns

  • California Board Registered Associate Clinical Social Workers. 


Clinical Supervision is provided to Interns.