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LOCAL THERAPIST WEST HOLLYWOOD

Services & Type of Therapy provided by YOUR Mental health professionals

I'm a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with nearly ten years of clinical experience.

 

I believe that life becomes the most satisfying and fulfilling when the relationships we have with our 'Self,' with 'Others,' and our 'Family' are healthy and balanced.

 

Most often, the issues and problems that bring people into therapy in my West Hollywood office result from imbalances and relationship problems in any of these areas that is impeding their personal growth and living a fulfilling life.

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Types Of Therapy West Hollywood:

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Couples Therapy

As a couples and marriage therapist, I assist with numerous relationship challenges, employing a diverse array of methods and strategies in my therapy sessions, including Imago Dialogue and Gottman Techniques. I take pleasure in aiding couples to strengthen their connections and enhance their connections within a supportive environment dedicated to assisting others. I provide both online and in-person therapy sessions.

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Family Therapy

I'm an experienced and effective Family Therapist and former Clinical Director of a teen residential center.In this role I helped hundreds of parents by providing an integrative approach resolving conflicts and other relationship concerns. I love working with families and parents to help them grow from emotional or physical trauma and dysfunction to healthy, happy members.  

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Therapy for Adults

Half of the clients that see me are individual adults, I create nurturing space to explore a wide variety of issues or mental health concerns from anxiety, depression and relationship concerns and any other unique goals a client has.

How I help Individuals

If you need to find a therapist Los Angeles, you can find out more about me, and how I work as a Marriage and Family Therapist below. I offer online and in-person therapy as a way to make my practice available to more people. 

EXPERIENCED THERAPIST IN WEST HOLLYWOOD

With nearly a decade of experience as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist West Hollywood, I provide therapy and counseling to adults, couples, and families in West Hollywood, CA.

I prioritize the importance of healthy and balanced relationships with our 'self', 'others', and 'family'. This lens gives me broad categories in which to explore how I can help people with a variety of concerns, including anxiety disorder, depression, addiction,  dynamics, negative life experiences, and, of course, relationships.​

After gaining my Master's degree in Clinical Psychology, I continue my training at the prestigious Maple Counseling Center in Beverly Hills. This has been further enriched with a certification from the Los Angeles Institute and Association for Psychoanalytic Studies (LAISPS) in Brentwood. I find it important to continually strive to enhance my approach to help clients, by incorporating contemporary influences, such as 'Mentalization-Based Training' and 'Modern Group Analysis' training.

As a licensed therapist, i create a therapeutic environment to offer talk therapy in-person therapy at my office on Santa Monica Blvd in West Hollywood CA 90069. Additionally, I offer online therapy and virtual sessions for individuals located in California.

Whether it's helping clients address past trauma or deal with concerns about partners or family, my goal as a therapist is to create a safe space for clients to assist them in making positive changes in their lives.

My approach to therapy focuses uses psychoanalytic and systemic thinking after building a trusting relationship where you can open up about old patterns, feelings, and pain points without judgment.

In this collaborative approach, we will work together, gain insight into your inner world and develop a personalized treatment plan to address the root causes of your concerns,

Through our collaborative work, over time, you'll learn coping strategies, find healing and relief from stress and anxious thoughts, and provide support as you cultivate a deeper connection with yourself and loved ones and improve well being. No matter your age, background, or the challenges you face, from depression, trauma, or grief, therapy can be the first step towards positive change and a more fulfilling life.

I enjoy working with adults and families, as well as couples counseling in West Hollywood, and in particular, have extensive experience working with members of the LGBTQ+ community. I specialize in providing inclusive and LGBTQ+ affirmative in-person or online therapy for anyone in West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Culver City and The Grove. I can offer in-person therapy or online health care if you live in California.

Updated May 2024

West Hollywood Therapist

Therapy In the Heart Of West Hollywood CA 90069

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SPEAKING & TEACHING ENGAGEMENTS IN AND AROUND WEST HOLLYWOOD

 

Some of my professional experience with clients, ​​

  • The Britley- January 2024

  • Insight Treatment Center IOP - West Hollywood - Family Systems Trainings and Consultation Groups, 2022.

  • Antioch Community Therapy Services - In Service Training West Hollywood ca. Modern Analytic Theory Techniques For The New Therapist. 2021 West Hollywood

  • The Maple Counseling Center - West Hollywood ca / Beverly Hills: In-Service Training Modern Psychoanalytic Theory. 2020

  • Antioch University, Culver City - Adjunct Professor. Group Therapy Methods, 2019.

  • American Group Psychotherapy Association Annual Conference. "Utilizing Attachment Theory in Multifamily Groups in an Adolescent Residential Treatment Center", 2019.

  • American Group Psychotherapy Association Faculty Diversity Training 'Working With LGBTQ+ Clients in Group', 2019 - West Hollywood ca.

  • Southern California Counseling Center: "The Magic of Group Therapy and The Licensed Psychotherapist". 2018 West Hollywood

  • Paradigm Treatment Centers, San Francisco, CA. "Modern Group Analytic Thinking & The Group Contract"2018

  • Pacific Teen Treatment Center - In Service Training.  Family Systems Training - Structural Interventions. 2021, Malibu CA

  • Antioch Community Therapy Services - In Service Training. Modern Analytic Theory Techniques For The New Therapist. 2021 West Hollywood

  • The Maple Counseling Center - In Service Training Modern Psychoanalytic Theory. 2020

  • Antioch University, Culver City - Adjunct Professor. Group Treatment Methods, 2019.

  • American Group Psychotherapy Association Annual Conference. "Utilizing Attachment Theory in Multifamily Groups in an Adolescent Residential Treatment Center", 2019.

  • American Group Psychotherapy Association Faculty Diversity Training 'Working With LGBTQ+ Clients in Group', 2019

  • Southern California Counseling Center: "The Magic of Group Therapy". 2018

  • Paradigm Treatment Centers, San Francisco, CA. "Modern Group Analytic Thinking & The Group Contract"2018

  • Models Of Pride: "Best Friend Boot Camp- Communication for Connection".  2017 West Hollywood CA

EMPLOYMENT:​

Pacific Teen Treatment Center, Malibu

  • Clinical Director

  • Family Focused & Systemic Approach to Treatment. 

  • Multifamily Group Facilitator

  • Group Process & Group Therapy Experiential Training. 

Paradigm Treatment Center, Malibu

  • Lead Therapist

  • Adolescent Therapy

  • Lead Group Therapist.

The Maple Counseling Center:

  • Adult program. 

  • Adolescent (ACT) program,

  • Group Therapy Program: Co-Facilitator of The Gay Men's Interpersonal Process Group

Beverly Hills High School:

  • Individual Therapist​

Moreno High Continuation School:

  • Group Therapy Co-facilitator

  • Individual Therapist ​

Los Angeles LGBT Center

  • Social Group Facilitator

TRAINING & CERTIFICATIONS

The Gottman Institute

The Center For Group Studies (CGS)

  • Certificate of Completion in Group Leadership

Los Angeles Institute and Association of Psychoanalytic Studies (LAISPS)​:

  • Certificate in Psychoanalytic Studies

Anna Freud National Center for Families and Children:

  • Mentalization-Based Treatment: Basic Training

Group Psychotherapy Association of LA

  • Conference: The Problem and Promise of Power as a Group Leader

  • Principles of Group Psychotherapy

American Group Psychotherapy Association:

  • Conference & 2017 Donald T Brown Memorial Award Recipient.

  • Conference 2018, Houston Tx.

  • Conference 2019, Los Angeles, CA - Faculty. ​

EDUCATION

  • Antioch University, Los Angeles: Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology.

  • Manchester Metropolitan University: BSc International Business Studies. 

AWARDS

  • The Group Foundation for Advancing Mental Health Donald T Brown Memorial Scholarship for Group Psychotherapy. 

Services & Type of Therapy HELP provided by Mental health professionals

Finding the right therapist in West Hollywood CA can be a definitive step in your mental health journey. Whether you’re coping with anxiety, navigating relationship issues, or looking to foster personal growth, the therapist you work with has to feel like a fit. West Hollywood area boasts a diverse range of experienced therapists specializing in issues like depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship conflicts, and LGBTQ-specific concerns, with options for personalized care through various therapeutic modalities. Therapy these days is not limited to where you live; even in West Hollywood, therapists across California are accessible to you through online sessions, offering flexibility to accommodate different lifestyles and preferences while addressing a wide array of mental health issues.

The journey of personal growth through individual therapy often begins with the first step of seeking the right licensed psychotherapist in West Hollywood. Whether you are focusing on sexuality, substance abuse recovery, or simply a desire for deeper self-understanding, therapy provides a supportive environment to explore your authentic self. As with any clinical social worker or licensed therapist, I am committed to providing compassionate mental health services that can empower you to lead a more fulfilling life.

Contact

Please book a free consultations call with me and you can ask me any questions you have and see if you think I'll be able to help you.

8702 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA, 90069

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