Taylor L. McMonigle
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT, APCC Verified
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Offers online therapy
I am enthusiastic and passionate about bringing people closest to the most pure and honest versions of themselves through understanding, insight, and acceptance so they have the freedom for connection, enjoyment, and prosperity in a better world. People enjoy my strengths-based approach and I often incorporate therapeutic techniques from interpersonal, family systems, and culturally-informed treatments. Clients find me sincere, attentive, and compassionate and I thoroughly enjoy building a relationship with my clients. Clients often mention that I provide a sense of security for them through my active listening. I mostly work with emerging adults, adults, and elders as individuals, as a couple, or within a family.
(424) 292-2294
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Santa Monica, CA 90405
Offers online therapy
I am enthusiastic and passionate about bringing people closest to the most pure and honest versions of themselves through understanding, insight, and acceptance so they have the freedom for connection, enjoyment, and prosperity in a better world. People enjoy my strengths-based approach and I often incorporate therapeutic techniques from interpersonal, family systems, and culturally-informed treatments. Clients find me sincere, attentive, and compassionate and I thoroughly enjoy building a relationship with my clients. Clients often mention that I provide a sense of security for them through my active listening. I mostly work with emerging adults, adults, and elders as individuals, as a couple, or within a family.
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Carol Silbergeld
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, BCD Verified
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Offers online therapy
I have more than 35 years of experience working with adults, adolescents and children, specializing in improving self-esteem, assisting with anxiety, depression, and relationship issues, and helping parents with the many challenges they face.
Welcome to my therapy site. Life can be very stressful for all of us. Are you feeling anxious or depressed? Would you like to improve your self-esteem and/or your relationships? You can learn a lot about yourself and your ways of being. You can also get help with making changes so that you are happier with how your life is going. These are good reasons to call for a consultation. I offer a supportive, non-judgmental therapy relationship in which my clients feel respected and understood.
(424) 294-8943
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Santa Monica, CA 90403
Offers online therapy
I have more than 35 years of experience working with adults, adolescents and children, specializing in improving self-esteem, assisting with anxiety, depression, and relationship issues, and helping parents with the many challenges they face.
Welcome to my therapy site. Life can be very stressful for all of us. Are you feeling anxious or depressed? Would you like to improve your self-esteem and/or your relationships? You can learn a lot about yourself and your ways of being. You can also get help with making changes so that you are happier with how your life is going. These are good reasons to call for a consultation. I offer a supportive, non-judgmental therapy relationship in which my clients feel respected and understood.
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Meggie Purpura
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Offers online therapy
I offer psychotherapy for adolescents, adults, and families, and have a specialty in treating stress and anxiety in teen girls.
I strive to create a comfortable and safe environment, encouraging you to deeply explore your life experiences and identify where and how to create positive change. Together we will work towards healing hurt and trauma from your past. I will gently push you to challenge outdated belief systems that may be keeping you stuck or creating disharmony in your relationships. With curiosity and compassion, I hope to uncover your authentic needs, strengths, and personal values to help you grow towards a more meaningful life.
(310) 742-1727
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Santa Monica, CA 90405
Offers online therapy
I offer psychotherapy for adolescents, adults, and families, and have a specialty in treating stress and anxiety in teen girls.
I strive to create a comfortable and safe environment, encouraging you to deeply explore your life experiences and identify where and how to create positive change. Together we will work towards healing hurt and trauma from your past. I will gently push you to challenge outdated belief systems that may be keeping you stuck or creating disharmony in your relationships. With curiosity and compassion, I hope to uncover your authentic needs, strengths, and personal values to help you grow towards a more meaningful life.
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Lisa A. Golden
Psychologist, EdD Verified
Santa Monica, CA 90401
I work with Adults of all ages, from 18 to the end of life. I have extensive experience treating couples and families, and have special skills around family adjustment to health crises. I like to work with parents of teens and parents of newborns as well as couples considering children and even coping with aging parents. I work with many individual adults facing normal life stressors as well as more significant issues such as chronic anxiety, and depression.I see Spanish speaking individuals and couples. I have worked with many families of Veterans and other patients with traumatic injuries of all kinds.
(310) 853-6822
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Santa Monica, CA 90401
I work with Adults of all ages, from 18 to the end of life. I have extensive experience treating couples and families, and have special skills around family adjustment to health crises. I like to work with parents of teens and parents of newborns as well as couples considering children and even coping with aging parents. I work with many individual adults facing normal life stressors as well as more significant issues such as chronic anxiety, and depression.I see Spanish speaking individuals and couples. I have worked with many families of Veterans and other patients with traumatic injuries of all kinds.
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Sam Miller
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT Verified
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Offers online therapy
I have experience working with adults, adolescents, and children, as well as adults in group therapy addressing such issues as depression, anxiety, grief, issues pertaining to sexuality and gender identity, relationship and phase of life issues, and trauma.
The relationship between client and therapist is essential for meaningful work to take place. To honor your process, I will approach our discussions with warmth, empathy, realness, with the intent to challenge you as we create the space to truly face your experience of the world. My therapeutic approach is integrative and relational, and rooted in the idea that our past experiences influence our reflexive responses the world around us as we continue to grow. In our work we will focus on the present and past to discover and adapt what hasn’t historically worked for you, as you navigate relationships, life stressors, and change.
(424) 310-1203
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Santa Monica, CA 90403
Offers online therapy
I have experience working with adults, adolescents, and children, as well as adults in group therapy addressing such issues as depression, anxiety, grief, issues pertaining to sexuality and gender identity, relationship and phase of life issues, and trauma.
The relationship between client and therapist is essential for meaningful work to take place. To honor your process, I will approach our discussions with warmth, empathy, realness, with the intent to challenge you as we create the space to truly face your experience of the world. My therapeutic approach is integrative and relational, and rooted in the idea that our past experiences influence our reflexive responses the world around us as we continue to grow. In our work we will focus on the present and past to discover and adapt what hasn’t historically worked for you, as you navigate relationships, life stressors, and change.
Molly Schaffer
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Offers online therapy
I am also experienced with adolescents and adults struggling with relationships, transitions, and anxiety.
People find their way to therapy for various reasons. You may be in crisis or you may be wanting to work on long-standing patterns that aren't working for you anymore. I am committed to helping people explore their lives: what's not working and why. I help people heal, find comfort, self-acceptance, and more successful relationships and careers. In a non-judgmental space, we will endeavor to figure out how to make things better to get you functioning well and hopefully, thriving.
(424) 322-4928
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Santa Monica, CA 90401
Offers online therapy
I am also experienced with adolescents and adults struggling with relationships, transitions, and anxiety.
People find their way to therapy for various reasons. You may be in crisis or you may be wanting to work on long-standing patterns that aren't working for you anymore. I am committed to helping people explore their lives: what's not working and why. I help people heal, find comfort, self-acceptance, and more successful relationships and careers. In a non-judgmental space, we will endeavor to figure out how to make things better to get you functioning well and hopefully, thriving.
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Shawn C Ewbank
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Offers online therapy
I provide cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for adults, children, and adolescents with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), anxiety disorders (social anxiety, phobias, generalized anxiety, and separation anxiety), tic disorders, Tourette Syndrome (TS), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), behavioral difficulties, rage attacks, depressive disorders, and trichotillomania (and other body-focused repetitive behavior disorders). For more information about the treatments of these disorders, please refer to my website: www.drshawnewbank.com
(917) 746-7885
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Santa Monica, CA 90403
Offers online therapy
I provide cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for adults, children, and adolescents with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), anxiety disorders (social anxiety, phobias, generalized anxiety, and separation anxiety), tic disorders, Tourette Syndrome (TS), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), behavioral difficulties, rage attacks, depressive disorders, and trichotillomania (and other body-focused repetitive behavior disorders). For more information about the treatments of these disorders, please refer to my website: www.drshawnewbank.com
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Jane Bryson
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Offers online therapy
I see older adolescents, adults, and seniors.
I provide a caring & objective atmosphere to encourage your self-awareness and emotional growth. One rare, unifying finding among all specialities of psychotherapy is that a strong therapeutic relationship is vital to success. Therefore, I will be your partner throughout the process, both supporting & challenging you along the way. During the over 35 years I have provided therapy, I have developed many approaches tailored to the unique needs of each client. Originally trained in psychodynamic therapy, my therapeutic approach now is eclectic and includes cognitive behavior therapy to facilitate observable change.
(310) 935-4521
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Santa Monica, CA 90403
Offers online therapy
I see older adolescents, adults, and seniors.
I provide a caring & objective atmosphere to encourage your self-awareness and emotional growth. One rare, unifying finding among all specialities of psychotherapy is that a strong therapeutic relationship is vital to success. Therefore, I will be your partner throughout the process, both supporting & challenging you along the way. During the over 35 years I have provided therapy, I have developed many approaches tailored to the unique needs of each client. Originally trained in psychodynamic therapy, my therapeutic approach now is eclectic and includes cognitive behavior therapy to facilitate observable change.
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Tanya Hope Peters
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Offers online therapy
I appreciate your interest in psychotherapy and commend your effort in finding a therapist. It is an important step to take towards feeling better. I am a clinical psychologist with several years of experience working with adolescents, adults, and families. I have worked with people who have experienced trauma, depression, eating disorders, addiction, anxiety, loss, and life transitions. I work collaboratively with my clients, and am supportive and dedicated to their increased well being. My approach to therapy is to be genuine, open and honest, supportive, and curious.
(424) 396-2833
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Santa Monica, CA 90403
Offers online therapy
I appreciate your interest in psychotherapy and commend your effort in finding a therapist. It is an important step to take towards feeling better. I am a clinical psychologist with several years of experience working with adolescents, adults, and families. I have worked with people who have experienced trauma, depression, eating disorders, addiction, anxiety, loss, and life transitions. I work collaboratively with my clients, and am supportive and dedicated to their increased well being. My approach to therapy is to be genuine, open and honest, supportive, and curious.
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Pear Wilson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Offers online therapy
My clients come to me for a variety of reasons, and feel ready to engage in a process of achieving a deeper and more cohesive understanding of their life, identity, emotions, and psyche. I enjoy working with individual adults, as well as children and adolescents.
(310) 314-5036
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Santa Monica, CA 90404
Offers online therapy
My clients come to me for a variety of reasons, and feel ready to engage in a process of achieving a deeper and more cohesive understanding of their life, identity, emotions, and psyche. I enjoy working with individual adults, as well as children and adolescents.
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James D Babl
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Santa Monica, CA 90404
I have a doctorate in clinical psychology from Purdue University, and most recently spent a number of years as the Clinical Director at the UCLA Counseling Center. I have worked in VA and Community Mental Health settings, and received additional extended training at the UCLA Human Sexuality Program. I come across as warm, down to earth, and easy to trust and talk to. I offer confidential, professional services to adults and couples in a relaxed Santa Monica setting, where I have an integrative approach (using insight-oriented, psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral and other orientations) tailored to your needs and concerns.
(310) 829-2928
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Santa Monica, CA 90404
I have a doctorate in clinical psychology from Purdue University, and most recently spent a number of years as the Clinical Director at the UCLA Counseling Center. I have worked in VA and Community Mental Health settings, and received additional extended training at the UCLA Human Sexuality Program. I come across as warm, down to earth, and easy to trust and talk to. I offer confidential, professional services to adults and couples in a relaxed Santa Monica setting, where I have an integrative approach (using insight-oriented, psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral and other orientations) tailored to your needs and concerns.
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Jenny Hoit
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, ATR Verified
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Offers online therapy
I have experience working with adults, adolescents, and families in Santa Monica and West Hollywood.
I’m here to help you creatively navigate your challenges and feel more at home in your life. Your experience of therapy will be uniquely your own. Our work together can focus on specific goals or it can be exploratory and non-linear. While talking will usually be a large part of therapy, we may also include writing, reflective exercises, meditation practices, story telling, role playing, therapeutic touch, and art making. As we work together, we'll continue to discover what approaches work best for you. I offer therapy over the phone, also known as remote therapy, to accommodate challenges you may have with coming to my office.
(323) 948-9018
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Santa Monica, CA 90404
Offers online therapy
I have experience working with adults, adolescents, and families in Santa Monica and West Hollywood.
I’m here to help you creatively navigate your challenges and feel more at home in your life. Your experience of therapy will be uniquely your own. Our work together can focus on specific goals or it can be exploratory and non-linear. While talking will usually be a large part of therapy, we may also include writing, reflective exercises, meditation practices, story telling, role playing, therapeutic touch, and art making. As we work together, we'll continue to discover what approaches work best for you. I offer therapy over the phone, also known as remote therapy, to accommodate challenges you may have with coming to my office.
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James Wood
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT, DAC Verified
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Offers online therapy
I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist providing psychotherapy for adults, adolescents and children in Los Angeles, California. I am a former Marine Vietnam Combat Veteran and have studied psychology for over 50 years. An esteemed supervisor and psychotherapist, I have lectured and conducted workshops throughout Southern California for the past thirty years. I have conducted research at U.C.L.A. in addition to my clinical work.
(424) 236-6209
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Santa Monica, CA 90404
Offers online therapy
I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist providing psychotherapy for adults, adolescents and children in Los Angeles, California. I am a former Marine Vietnam Combat Veteran and have studied psychology for over 50 years. An esteemed supervisor and psychotherapist, I have lectured and conducted workshops throughout Southern California for the past thirty years. I have conducted research at U.C.L.A. in addition to my clinical work.
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Sirvart Mesrobian
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Santa Monica, CA 90403
I am a licensed clinical psychologist (PSY31363) providing Individual, Family and Couples psychotherapy in a private practice setting in both West Los Angeles & Glendale. I work primarily with adolescents, young adults & adults struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, behavioral/emotional disturbance, relationship/family dilemmas. I provide a flexible approach to understand and respond to the unique needs of each individual.
(747) 246-7773
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Santa Monica, CA 90403
I am a licensed clinical psychologist (PSY31363) providing Individual, Family and Couples psychotherapy in a private practice setting in both West Los Angeles & Glendale. I work primarily with adolescents, young adults & adults struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, behavioral/emotional disturbance, relationship/family dilemmas. I provide a flexible approach to understand and respond to the unique needs of each individual.
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Leyla Salmassian
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, AMFT Verified
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Offers online therapy
I work with adults, children and couples on a range of life challenges including feelings of depression, grief and loss, major life transition.
Life tosses us in all directions and it can feel incredibly hard to find our way. Painful feelings of aloneness, anxiety and depression overwhelm us and prevent us from experiencing the fullness of life. This struggle is apart of the experience of being human. And in navigating it, we need accompaniment and support to make sense of it all and find our ground again.
(323) 377-6033
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Santa Monica, CA 90401
Offers online therapy
I work with adults, children and couples on a range of life challenges including feelings of depression, grief and loss, major life transition.
Life tosses us in all directions and it can feel incredibly hard to find our way. Painful feelings of aloneness, anxiety and depression overwhelm us and prevent us from experiencing the fullness of life. This struggle is apart of the experience of being human. And in navigating it, we need accompaniment and support to make sense of it all and find our ground again.
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Seth Schulweis
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, MFT Verified
Santa Monica, CA 90403
With adults, it is transitions connected with work and love.
I am a licensed Marriage and Family therapist with over 32 years experience helping clients through life transitions. I bring good judgment and experience to the challenges that accompany such transitions and personal crises. I am a problem-solver and specialize in periods of change so that you are at your best as you work to achieve your goals. If you are seeking supportive, safe and productive therapy for yourself or someone in your family, I am ready to meet, talk and help. My practice focuses on transitions facing adults, adolescents, and children, as well as working with families and teams.
(424) 256-0986
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Santa Monica, CA 90403
With adults, it is transitions connected with work and love.
I am a licensed Marriage and Family therapist with over 32 years experience helping clients through life transitions. I bring good judgment and experience to the challenges that accompany such transitions and personal crises. I am a problem-solver and specialize in periods of change so that you are at your best as you work to achieve your goals. If you are seeking supportive, safe and productive therapy for yourself or someone in your family, I am ready to meet, talk and help. My practice focuses on transitions facing adults, adolescents, and children, as well as working with families and teams.
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Alison Meredith Greiner
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Offers online therapy
While I work with teens and young adults with many issues, I also have advanced training in Autism Spectrum Disorders.
As a licensed clinical social worker who has been in practice for 16 years, I have had the privilege of working with a wide range of clients struggling with a variety of issues. One of my main areas of expertise is working with pre-teens, teens and young adults, as well as their families. Developmentally, this can be a challenging time that presents itself with new struggles, whether they involve psychiatric, social, academic or family issues. I find it rewarding to work with teens as well as their families to guide them through this tricky period.
(310) 683-4942
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Santa Monica, CA 90401
Offers online therapy
While I work with teens and young adults with many issues, I also have advanced training in Autism Spectrum Disorders.
As a licensed clinical social worker who has been in practice for 16 years, I have had the privilege of working with a wide range of clients struggling with a variety of issues. One of my main areas of expertise is working with pre-teens, teens and young adults, as well as their families. Developmentally, this can be a challenging time that presents itself with new struggles, whether they involve psychiatric, social, academic or family issues. I find it rewarding to work with teens as well as their families to guide them through this tricky period.
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Christopher E Getto
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA Verified
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Offers online therapy
I have additional experience working with adults and transitional age youth who have developmental disabilities with co-occuring disorders and helping families who have children with developmental disabilities.
Welcome. Sometimes things are complicated. We keep feeling a certain way or doing something and don't understand why. Sometimes things are more simple. We understand what we want, maybe even how to get there but just need a little support along the way. I work with individuals, couples and families to help them achieve the changes they wish to see in their lives, big or small, complicated or not.
(323) 431-5155
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Santa Monica, CA 90405
Offers online therapy
I have additional experience working with adults and transitional age youth who have developmental disabilities with co-occuring disorders and helping families who have children with developmental disabilities.
Welcome. Sometimes things are complicated. We keep feeling a certain way or doing something and don't understand why. Sometimes things are more simple. We understand what we want, maybe even how to get there but just need a little support along the way. I work with individuals, couples and families to help them achieve the changes they wish to see in their lives, big or small, complicated or not.
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Rachel Negar Partiali
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Offers online therapy
Taking the first step toward your healing requires courage and I acknowledge the effort you have put forth. Perhaps you have reached a point where you need more awareness in order to deal with your present circumstances. I am a clinical psychologist with several years of experience working with adults, adolescents, and couples. I provide in-depth therapy where we both can begin to explore the underlying causes of your emotional symptoms. I view my role as a psychologist as one who guides you through the healing process. I believe that in order for this to occur, respect, safety, understanding and awareness must be present.
(310) 896-5932
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Santa Monica, CA 90403
Offers online therapy
Taking the first step toward your healing requires courage and I acknowledge the effort you have put forth. Perhaps you have reached a point where you need more awareness in order to deal with your present circumstances. I am a clinical psychologist with several years of experience working with adults, adolescents, and couples. I provide in-depth therapy where we both can begin to explore the underlying causes of your emotional symptoms. I view my role as a psychologist as one who guides you through the healing process. I believe that in order for this to occur, respect, safety, understanding and awareness must be present.
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David W. Schreiber
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT, PsyD Verified
Santa Monica, CA 90403
I work primarily with adults and families.
Are you feeling depressed, anxious, traumatized, afraid? Therapy is an opportunity to explore, understand, and eventually integrate these emotions, leading to relief from the debilitating impact they can have on our lives. Together, we create a unique therapeutic relationship in which we safely explore and make sense of your feelings and experiences, and in the process, help you find more meaning and happiness in your life and in your relationships. Whether this is your first time in therapy, or you are continuing the process, I am confident psychotherapy can provide relief from your suffering.
(310) 503-1767
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Santa Monica, CA 90403
I work primarily with adults and families.
Are you feeling depressed, anxious, traumatized, afraid? Therapy is an opportunity to explore, understand, and eventually integrate these emotions, leading to relief from the debilitating impact they can have on our lives. Together, we create a unique therapeutic relationship in which we safely explore and make sense of your feelings and experiences, and in the process, help you find more meaning and happiness in your life and in your relationships. Whether this is your first time in therapy, or you are continuing the process, I am confident psychotherapy can provide relief from your suffering.

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