Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
"I have over 27 years experience as specialist in therapy for gay men and gay male couples, as the founder of GayTherapyLA. I help you overcome challenges, setbacks, barriers, and losses in life, to heal and thrive again. I also teach graduate courses in psychotherapy practice and LGBT issues at USC. Working together, I help you overcome challenges such as depression, anxiety, trauma, job stress, career direction, dating/relationship skills, sexual dysfunction, and addictions, as well as building a better relationship with your partner. In-person and phone/webcam sessions available. Weekend sessions available with my associates."
Alcohol Abuse
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(310) 905-8997
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"I have over 27 years experience as specialist in therapy for gay men and gay male couples, as the founder of GayTherapyLA. I help you overcome challenges, setbacks, barriers, and losses in life, to heal and thrive again. I also teach graduate courses in psychotherapy practice and LGBT issues at USC. Working together, I help you overcome challenges such as depression, anxiety, trauma, job stress, career direction, dating/relationship skills, sexual dysfunction, and addictions, as well as building a better relationship with your partner. In-person and phone/webcam sessions available. Weekend sessions available with my associates."
Kendal Maxwell, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
"My background is neuropsychology and health psychology, therefore, I specialize with understanding the complexity of interactions between medical illness and psychological symptoms such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, substance abuse, etc. Currently I provide therapeutic interventions within the context of clients home environments. A medical population I have specialty with is Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and adjustment to said medical condition, as well as cognitive dysfunction related to ALS. "
Alcohol Abuse
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(734) 339-2170
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Alcohol Abuse
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"My background is neuropsychology and health psychology, therefore, I specialize with understanding the complexity of interactions between medical illness and psychological symptoms such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, substance abuse, etc. Currently I provide therapeutic interventions within the context of clients home environments. A medical population I have specialty with is Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and adjustment to said medical condition, as well as cognitive dysfunction related to ALS. "
David H. Bowman, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"If you struggle with issues of depression, anxiety, PTSD, substance abuse, compulsive behaviors, sexual confusion, identity crisis, relationship problems, career dissatisfaction, creative blocks, even questions of faith and finding meaning in life -- these are areas I have focused on with my clients. Together we have found some answers, and if not answers, then at least some consolation and self-compassion."
Alcohol Abuse
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(323) 615-3046
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Alcohol Abuse
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"If you struggle with issues of depression, anxiety, PTSD, substance abuse, compulsive behaviors, sexual confusion, identity crisis, relationship problems, career dissatisfaction, creative blocks, even questions of faith and finding meaning in life -- these are areas I have focused on with my clients. Together we have found some answers, and if not answers, then at least some consolation and self-compassion."
Bryan Ritchey, Psychologist
Psychologist, Psy.D.
Verified by Psychology Today
"I enjoy working with adults and couples who are struggling with issues related to identity development, self-esteem and self-confidence, communication, mood disorders, anxiety problems, health concerns, sexual orientation, and parenting skills. I also enjoy working with professionals who are motivated to improve their performance and to move higher up in their careers. I have an extensive background working with college aged individuals, early to late career professionals, and couples. Therapeutically, I work primarily from a cognitive-behavioral therapy framework while also incorporating elements of acceptance and commitment therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy, and mindfulness skills into my sessions."
Alcohol Abuse
Motivational Interviewing
(323) 205-5450
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Alcohol Abuse
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"I enjoy working with adults and couples who are struggling with issues related to identity development, self-esteem and self-confidence, communication, mood disorders, anxiety problems, health concerns, sexual orientation, and parenting skills. I also enjoy working with professionals who are motivated to improve their performance and to move higher up in their careers. I have an extensive background working with college aged individuals, early to late career professionals, and couples. Therapeutically, I work primarily from a cognitive-behavioral therapy framework while also incorporating elements of acceptance and commitment therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy, and mindfulness skills into my sessions."
Michael Southerland, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"My ideal client has the potential to recognize that they have the answer lies within and that I, as a therapist, am there to help them find the answer within themselves. All of us seeking therapy have that potential within ourselves. I am trained and skilled in working with all ages. I have experience in working with clients with different cultural backgrounds, especially LGBT clients."
Alcohol Abuse
Motivational Interviewing
(323) 473-5015
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Alcohol Abuse
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"My ideal client has the potential to recognize that they have the answer lies within and that I, as a therapist, am there to help them find the answer within themselves. All of us seeking therapy have that potential within ourselves. I am trained and skilled in working with all ages. I have experience in working with clients with different cultural backgrounds, especially LGBT clients."
Tess R Hightower, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"In private practice in Los Angeles for 25 years. I am a seasoned therapist, with a Doctorate in Psychology and taught Psychology for 15 years. I have written a workbook for couples, and work with several populations, including same sex couples. While relationships are my primary focus, I am also trained in trauma, addictions and gerontology (specializing with clients over the age of 50). You will find my office environment warm and friendly, a safe place to talk about very difficult topics. You may request a resume or Google me: Dr. Tess Hightower, or visit my website at Drtesshightower.com. 310-625-9996"
Alcohol Abuse
Motivational Interviewing
(310) 620-1736
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Alcohol Abuse
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"In private practice in Los Angeles for 25 years. I am a seasoned therapist, with a Doctorate in Psychology and taught Psychology for 15 years. I have written a workbook for couples, and work with several populations, including same sex couples. While relationships are my primary focus, I am also trained in trauma, addictions and gerontology (specializing with clients over the age of 50). You will find my office environment warm and friendly, a safe place to talk about very difficult topics. You may request a resume or Google me: Dr. Tess Hightower, or visit my website at Drtesshightower.com. 310-625-9996"
Michael Kaltenbach,LCSW Counseling & Psychotherapy, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, DSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
"Oftentimes, people just need someone to listen to them, to help them work through an issue, and sort out their feelings. That's where I come in as a licensed psychotherapist as well as a medical social worker. I'm skilled at hearing what people are saying and helping them to figure out strategies for improving their situation. I work with a variety of clients ---men, women, children, gay, straight, and all races to help them with all sorts of issues. My clientele ranges in ages; however, a majority of my clients are in their early 30's."
Alcohol Abuse
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(323) 510-3581
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Alcohol Abuse
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"Oftentimes, people just need someone to listen to them, to help them work through an issue, and sort out their feelings. That's where I come in as a licensed psychotherapist as well as a medical social worker. I'm skilled at hearing what people are saying and helping them to figure out strategies for improving their situation. I work with a variety of clients ---men, women, children, gay, straight, and all races to help them with all sorts of issues. My clientele ranges in ages; however, a majority of my clients are in their early 30's."
Kimberly Michele Adams, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"Do you find yourself consistently thinking "What has become of my life"? Well, it is my pleasure to collaborate with you in discovering the underlining issues that derailed you from living a passionate and purposeful life. Empower yourself today!"
Alcohol Abuse
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(323) 613-2485
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"Do you find yourself consistently thinking "What has become of my life"? Well, it is my pleasure to collaborate with you in discovering the underlining issues that derailed you from living a passionate and purposeful life. Empower yourself today!"
Emily Hamilton, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
"Sometimes life can be challenging and you need a safe, inviting place to get support, feel heard, and to start to move forward in your life. My therapy style is warm, curious, and honest. I like to balance compassion with a "don't beat around the bush" attitude. I specialize in treating eating disorders, substance abuse, anxiety, depression, identity formation, and relational issues. I use a combination of different therapeutic approaches which depends on what the client needs and can change throughout the therapeutic process."
Alcohol Abuse
Motivational Interviewing
(424) 301-8583
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Alcohol Abuse
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"Sometimes life can be challenging and you need a safe, inviting place to get support, feel heard, and to start to move forward in your life. My therapy style is warm, curious, and honest. I like to balance compassion with a "don't beat around the bush" attitude. I specialize in treating eating disorders, substance abuse, anxiety, depression, identity formation, and relational issues. I use a combination of different therapeutic approaches which depends on what the client needs and can change throughout the therapeutic process."
Sidonie Freeman, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Los Angeles, California 90048
"I hope I can be of help to you. Please call me so we can decide together if I am the right person for you."
Alcohol Abuse
Motivational Interviewing
(310) 235-3996
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Los Angeles, California 90048
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Alcohol Abuse
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"I hope I can be of help to you. Please call me so we can decide together if I am the right person for you."
Meredith Vender, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Los Angeles, California 90048
"I am passionate about helping clients through the challenging emotional and practical complications that often accompany physical and mental illness. I rely on the establishment of trust and the creation of a safe and supportive space to learn and grow. I tailor treatment to clients' individual needs using a variety of therapeutic techniques to achieve their goals. I have almost a decade of experience working in hospitals, most recently at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. I am skilled in navigating the complex medical system and can help foster collaboration and communication with clients' medical treatment teams."
Alcohol Abuse
Motivational Interviewing
(310) 455-8405
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Los Angeles, California 90048
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Alcohol Abuse
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"I am passionate about helping clients through the challenging emotional and practical complications that often accompany physical and mental illness. I rely on the establishment of trust and the creation of a safe and supportive space to learn and grow. I tailor treatment to clients' individual needs using a variety of therapeutic techniques to achieve their goals. I have almost a decade of experience working in hospitals, most recently at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. I am skilled in navigating the complex medical system and can help foster collaboration and communication with clients' medical treatment teams."
Gali Barak, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Los Angeles, California 90048
"Sometimes it can feel like everyone else is doing so much better than you are. You might look around and wonder, why am I not where I thought I would be at in this point in my life? Am I not good enough, smart enough, or brave enough? Is there someone to blame? Is it because my body is broken, or my heart, or all of the above? I know that life is complex. I know that bravery and resilience come in many forms. I want to partner with you on this journey and help you remember things that you may have forgotten about yourself. I’ve witnessed people change their lives in ways that they would have thought were unimaginable. You can too."
Alcohol Abuse
Motivational Interviewing
(310) 622-9213
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Alcohol Abuse
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"Sometimes it can feel like everyone else is doing so much better than you are. You might look around and wonder, why am I not where I thought I would be at in this point in my life? Am I not good enough, smart enough, or brave enough? Is there someone to blame? Is it because my body is broken, or my heart, or all of the above? I know that life is complex. I know that bravery and resilience come in many forms. I want to partner with you on this journey and help you remember things that you may have forgotten about yourself. I’ve witnessed people change their lives in ways that they would have thought were unimaginable. You can too."
Laurie Markham, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Los Angeles, California 90048
"I am a licensed marriage and family therapist, working with adults, couples, children/adolescents and families. I specialize in anxiety, depression, relationship issues, loss, trauma, and life transitions. I believe that people are experts in their own lives but can nonetheless benefit from conversations that invite fresh perspectives. Prior to working in private practice, I was an early member of UCLA's Behavioral Health Associates, an integrative health network, where I provided therapy to clients of all ages and worked collaboratively with medical professionals."
Alcohol Abuse
Motivational Interviewing
(323) 302-5547
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Los Angeles, California 90048
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Alcohol Abuse
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"I am a licensed marriage and family therapist, working with adults, couples, children/adolescents and families. I specialize in anxiety, depression, relationship issues, loss, trauma, and life transitions. I believe that people are experts in their own lives but can nonetheless benefit from conversations that invite fresh perspectives. Prior to working in private practice, I was an early member of UCLA's Behavioral Health Associates, an integrative health network, where I provided therapy to clients of all ages and worked collaboratively with medical professionals."
Sexual Recovery Coach, Drug & Alcohol Counselor
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, CADC, II, CTA-CC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Los Angeles, California 90048
"As a sexual recovery therapist and an internationally certified addiction counselor, I help people who suffer from problematic sexual behavior. Pornography and PIED, excessive masturbation, sexting, hook-up apps, infidelity, anonymous sex, prostitutes and massage are some of the typical behaviors that can become compulsive and difficult to control. If you want to stop, but can't, I can help you. If you repeatedly break promises to yourself or to your partner, I can help you. If you have decided that you don't want to be that person anymore, I can help you get rid of him or her."
Alcohol Abuse
Motivational Interviewing
(310) 651-7552
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Los Angeles, California 90048
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Alcohol Abuse
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"As a sexual recovery therapist and an internationally certified addiction counselor, I help people who suffer from problematic sexual behavior. Pornography and PIED, excessive masturbation, sexting, hook-up apps, infidelity, anonymous sex, prostitutes and massage are some of the typical behaviors that can become compulsive and difficult to control. If you want to stop, but can't, I can help you. If you repeatedly break promises to yourself or to your partner, I can help you. If you have decided that you don't want to be that person anymore, I can help you get rid of him or her."
Dr. Susan Shapiro, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD, MS, MS, RDN, FAND
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Los Angeles, California 90048
"Do you struggle with sadness, depression, relationships, stress, an unusual relationship with food, or other substances, or.....? For some calling a psychologist is easy. For others it can be challenging. Dr. Shapiro is kind, compassionate, and listens closely to what you are saying. The therapy provided is dynamic, interactive, and individualized. Dr. Shapiro will use the correct therapeutic interventions that are best to help resolve your difficulties, develop new understanding of you and your issues, as well as identify your strengths. Humor is included! If Dr. Shapiro's approach sounds like a good match for what you need, then call to schedule an initial consultation."
Alcohol Abuse
Motivational Interviewing
(310) 905-8953
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Alcohol Abuse
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"Do you struggle with sadness, depression, relationships, stress, an unusual relationship with food, or other substances, or.....? For some calling a psychologist is easy. For others it can be challenging. Dr. Shapiro is kind, compassionate, and listens closely to what you are saying. The therapy provided is dynamic, interactive, and individualized. Dr. Shapiro will use the correct therapeutic interventions that are best to help resolve your difficulties, develop new understanding of you and your issues, as well as identify your strengths. Humor is included! If Dr. Shapiro's approach sounds like a good match for what you need, then call to schedule an initial consultation."
Ashley Leila Nahai, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
West Hollywood, California 90048
"I specialize in working with individuals, families, and couples affected by substance abuse and co-occuring disorders. The effects of substance abuse and addiction can be devastating to individuals and their loved ones, and my goal is to help you navigate through the confusion and pain in order to establish a more fulfilling life. I have years of experience working with a diverse array of clients in residential treatment settings and bring a wealth of knowledge about the most effective treatment modalities to my private practice."
Alcohol Abuse
Motivational Interviewing
(424) 531-9647
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Office is near:
West Hollywood, California 90048
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Alcohol Abuse
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"I specialize in working with individuals, families, and couples affected by substance abuse and co-occuring disorders. The effects of substance abuse and addiction can be devastating to individuals and their loved ones, and my goal is to help you navigate through the confusion and pain in order to establish a more fulfilling life. I have years of experience working with a diverse array of clients in residential treatment settings and bring a wealth of knowledge about the most effective treatment modalities to my private practice."
Elana M Clark-Faler, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, CSAT, CST, CGP
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Los Angeles, California 90048
"Are you having problems communicating with your partner? Are you struggling with letting go of bad habits? Are you finding it difficult to stay in the moment when you are being intimate with your partner? I have dedicated my career to helping people live the lives they want to live, and change their life to get closer to their partners. "
Alcohol Abuse
Motivational Interviewing
(310) 895-9604
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Alcohol Abuse
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"Are you having problems communicating with your partner? Are you struggling with letting go of bad habits? Are you finding it difficult to stay in the moment when you are being intimate with your partner? I have dedicated my career to helping people live the lives they want to live, and change their life to get closer to their partners. "
Kylie Kolb, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Los Angeles, California 90048
"As a psychotherapist, I have a commitment to change. Therefore my approach is attuned to each treatment unit's specific needs. I place value on connecting with others, building strong work alliances, and collaborating on therapeutic goals. My intention is to help clients learn to cope in healthy ways, overcome challenges, and breakthrough barriers in order to realize their full potential."
Alcohol Abuse
Motivational Interviewing
(323) 508-2470
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Office is near:
Los Angeles, California 90048
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Alcohol Abuse
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"As a psychotherapist, I have a commitment to change. Therefore my approach is attuned to each treatment unit's specific needs. I place value on connecting with others, building strong work alliances, and collaborating on therapeutic goals. My intention is to help clients learn to cope in healthy ways, overcome challenges, and breakthrough barriers in order to realize their full potential."
Aaron Jimenez, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
West Hollywood, California 90048
"I am a pscyhotherapist (LMFT) who graduated from Pepperdine University with a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology, with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy. My clinical experience has been honed at AIDS Project Los Angeles and The LA Gay and Lesbian Center, two widely renowned sites where I served the diverse populations of Los Angeles in the company of exceptionally skilled collagues. I combine my professional knowledge and personal experience to create a safe and encouraging space for clients to grow, process and gain insight."
Alcohol Abuse
Motivational Interviewing
(619) 268-4995
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Office is near:
West Hollywood, California 90048
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Alcohol Abuse
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"I am a pscyhotherapist (LMFT) who graduated from Pepperdine University with a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology, with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy. My clinical experience has been honed at AIDS Project Los Angeles and The LA Gay and Lesbian Center, two widely renowned sites where I served the diverse populations of Los Angeles in the company of exceptionally skilled collagues. I combine my professional knowledge and personal experience to create a safe and encouraging space for clients to grow, process and gain insight."
Center For Integrated Care, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Los Angeles, California 90048
"Center for Integrated Care focuses on one's psychological, social-emotional, and mental well being. Our services are centered around client's needs, where change occurs naturally, genuinely. We provide individual, couples, family, and group therapy. We welcome all those who are needing a lift from their problems and strenuous life situations. We are a team of Licensed Clinicians and MFT Interns with specialty in working with children and adults. If you just need short term therapy to get over a pressing issue or long term therapy to process and maintain mental health well being we are here for you."
Alcohol Abuse
Motivational Interviewing
(323) 531-5284
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Los Angeles, California 90048
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"Center for Integrated Care focuses on one's psychological, social-emotional, and mental well being. Our services are centered around client's needs, where change occurs naturally, genuinely. We provide individual, couples, family, and group therapy. We welcome all those who are needing a lift from their problems and strenuous life situations. We are a team of Licensed Clinicians and MFT Interns with specialty in working with children and adults. If you just need short term therapy to get over a pressing issue or long term therapy to process and maintain mental health well being we are here for you."

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Alcohol Abuse Therapists
Alcoholism, or alcohol dependence, is the most severe form of alcohol abuse. It is a chronic disease characterized by the consumption of alcohol at a level that interferes with physical and mental health and with family and social responsibilities. An alcoholic will continue to drink despite serious health, family, or legal problems.

If you're looking for help with alcohol abuse in 90048 or for an 90048 alcohol abuse therapist, these professionals provide confidential support for alcohol abuse or for individuals and couples in a relationship where alcohol is a disruptive factor. They include 90048 alcohol abuse therapists, alcohol abuse psychologists and 90048 alcohol abuse counselors. They can help with alcoholics in 90048, drug alcohol abuse, teenage alcohol abuse, substance and alcohol abuse and treatments for alcohol abuse in 90048. therapists can identify the signs and causes of alcohol abuse, discuss intervention and refer victims to alcohol abuse treatment centers. A therapist may also discuss 12 step programs in 90048 or joining AA ( 90048 Alcoholics Anonymous).

Alcohol abuse causes problems for the family and loved ones of alcoholics--they may also need help and support, which these 90048 therapists can provide.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in 90048 are able to work with a wide range of issues.

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in 90048 you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in 90048 and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in 90048 or family therapy in 90048.