Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90046
"Change starts with the first step. Insight paired with action drives lasting change. However taking the step to foster change in one's emotional life can be frightening and overwhelming. With me you will find a safe, caring environment, where together we travel a path of emotional discovery that will lead you to a better life. Based in West Hollywood, my practice is designed to help you understand yourself at a fundamental level, to give you tools and craft an approach that is healing and meets your specific needs. Building trust in the therapeutic journey, in an atmosphere that supports emotional growth and lasting change."
Alcohol Abuse
Parenting
Trauma and PTSD
Sexual Abuse
Existential
Intervention
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
Male
(310) 729-9062
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90046
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Alcohol Abuse
Parenting
Trauma and PTSD
Sexual Abuse
Existential
Intervention
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
Male
"Change starts with the first step. Insight paired with action drives lasting change. However taking the step to foster change in one's emotional life can be frightening and overwhelming. With me you will find a safe, caring environment, where together we travel a path of emotional discovery that will lead you to a better life. Based in West Hollywood, my practice is designed to help you understand yourself at a fundamental level, to give you tools and craft an approach that is healing and meets your specific needs. Building trust in the therapeutic journey, in an atmosphere that supports emotional growth and lasting change."
Paragon Psychotherapy, Inc., Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90020
"Every therapeutic relationship and moment in session, is expressly unique. One that is devoted exclusively to you where memories of the past stream into thoughts of the future and all is said in a protected, confidential space. Whether you are dealing with relationship or trauma issues, or seeking treatment for various symptoms, the therapists at Paragon can help you to clarify underlying feelings reveal patterns - make the unconscious conscious. In doing so, therapy can enhance a person's sense of empowerment, enrich relationship experiences, illuminate the Self."
Alcohol Abuse
Parenting
Trauma and PTSD
Sexual Abuse
Existential
Intervention
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
Male
(424) 288-7243
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90020
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Alcohol Abuse
Parenting
Trauma and PTSD
Sexual Abuse
Existential
Intervention
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
Male
"Every therapeutic relationship and moment in session, is expressly unique. One that is devoted exclusively to you where memories of the past stream into thoughts of the future and all is said in a protected, confidential space. Whether you are dealing with relationship or trauma issues, or seeking treatment for various symptoms, the therapists at Paragon can help you to clarify underlying feelings reveal patterns - make the unconscious conscious. In doing so, therapy can enhance a person's sense of empowerment, enrich relationship experiences, illuminate the Self."
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Constance Kaplan, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90025
"With over 20 years of experience, I integrate into my West Los Angeles psychotherapy practice the most effective and contemporary clinical skills to meet the unique needs of each client and couple. My goal is to empower individuals and couples to identify their unsatisfying and painful patterns in love, health and work and to replace them with more creative, resilient, authentic and pleasurable ways of living."
(310) 513-5422
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90025
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"With over 20 years of experience, I integrate into my West Los Angeles psychotherapy practice the most effective and contemporary clinical skills to meet the unique needs of each client and couple. My goal is to empower individuals and couples to identify their unsatisfying and painful patterns in love, health and work and to replace them with more creative, resilient, authentic and pleasurable ways of living."
Diane Kramer, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90025
"As a therapist I provide a safe environment to explore what is keeping you from having a fulfilling life. A place to feel heard without judgment and to explore what blocks you from achieving your goals. I view psychotherapy as a collaborative process. When given support and permission I believe we actually know ourselves better than anyone, we just sometimes get in our own way."
(424) 281-4734
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90025
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"As a therapist I provide a safe environment to explore what is keeping you from having a fulfilling life. A place to feel heard without judgment and to explore what blocks you from achieving your goals. I view psychotherapy as a collaborative process. When given support and permission I believe we actually know ourselves better than anyone, we just sometimes get in our own way."
Christina M Reyes, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90041
"I am interested in supporting the evolution of your narrative so that you see yourself beyond ailments, symptoms and coping strategies. We begin this through holistic witnessing and attunement, leading to an expanded perception of being. I have a mind - body approach to healing, informed by cutting edge brain research and neuroscience, generational trauma and family systems, social - emotional development, subtle energy and practices. I am a Level 5 Emotional Transformation Therapy® (ETT®) practitioner, and I incorporate somatic, energetic and vibrational modalities in treatment."
(323) 431-5901
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90041
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"I am interested in supporting the evolution of your narrative so that you see yourself beyond ailments, symptoms and coping strategies. We begin this through holistic witnessing and attunement, leading to an expanded perception of being. I have a mind - body approach to healing, informed by cutting edge brain research and neuroscience, generational trauma and family systems, social - emotional development, subtle energy and practices. I am a Level 5 Emotional Transformation Therapy® (ETT®) practitioner, and I incorporate somatic, energetic and vibrational modalities in treatment."
Omer Harari, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, MFTA
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90034
"COUPLES COUNSELING and INDIVIDUAL THERAPY. Maybe you're feeling stuck. Maybe you are looking for support with a major challenge you or your partner are going through. Perhaps you feel lost or isolated, or you're looking to make a change and are looking for some support to help you get there."
(323) 897-1230
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90034
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"COUPLES COUNSELING and INDIVIDUAL THERAPY. Maybe you're feeling stuck. Maybe you are looking for support with a major challenge you or your partner are going through. Perhaps you feel lost or isolated, or you're looking to make a change and are looking for some support to help you get there."
Elham Shoa, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90024
"** Now accepting new clients** My approach to therapy is holistic, meaning I take into account your culture, family history, race/ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, etc., and tailor treatments to your individual needs. I'll work with you in a collaborative and interactive way, providing feedback and helping you to gain insight, practical solutions, and new perspectives. With warmth (and sometimes a little sense of humor), I'll support yet challenge you - you've decided to come to therapy to change something(s) in your life so let's move you in the direction you seek."
(424) 258-4949
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90024
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"** Now accepting new clients** My approach to therapy is holistic, meaning I take into account your culture, family history, race/ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, etc., and tailor treatments to your individual needs. I'll work with you in a collaborative and interactive way, providing feedback and helping you to gain insight, practical solutions, and new perspectives. With warmth (and sometimes a little sense of humor), I'll support yet challenge you - you've decided to come to therapy to change something(s) in your life so let's move you in the direction you seek."
Shelley Pusich, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90049
"I have been in practice for 30 years. I earned a B.A. from UCLA in Philosophy, and an M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University. I have extensive training in Hypnosis and am certified in EMDR since l994. I use these modalities for the problems and issues listed below. I am an artist, and work with artists of all kinds, helping to unblock creativity and help focus their work. I have taught psychology and philosophy classes at local colleges for many years and I also supervise interns in my private practice and at Antioch University Counseling Center."
(310) 895-9006
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90049
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"I have been in practice for 30 years. I earned a B.A. from UCLA in Philosophy, and an M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University. I have extensive training in Hypnosis and am certified in EMDR since l994. I use these modalities for the problems and issues listed below. I am an artist, and work with artists of all kinds, helping to unblock creativity and help focus their work. I have taught psychology and philosophy classes at local colleges for many years and I also supervise interns in my private practice and at Antioch University Counseling Center."
Beth Rosenblatt, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, ATR, MBA
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90066
"Life can be complicated, full of change and challenges. Although we have all come up with ways get through these times or cope, sometimes challenges persist, resurface or feel overwhelming. Significant change requires deep personal examination, something difficult to do on our own. Psychotherapy is an effective way to help us understand our behavior and its connection to our inner emotional experience. It helps to resolve common problems that often impact our daily functioning including depression, anxiety, stress, relationship issues, bereavement, and difficult life phases. Psychotherapy is a supportive process promoting exploration, growth and change."
(310) 415-3416
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90066
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"Life can be complicated, full of change and challenges. Although we have all come up with ways get through these times or cope, sometimes challenges persist, resurface or feel overwhelming. Significant change requires deep personal examination, something difficult to do on our own. Psychotherapy is an effective way to help us understand our behavior and its connection to our inner emotional experience. It helps to resolve common problems that often impact our daily functioning including depression, anxiety, stress, relationship issues, bereavement, and difficult life phases. Psychotherapy is a supportive process promoting exploration, growth and change."
Cara Westover, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90029
"I am passionate about helping people find balance and freedom in their lives. Whether you are struggling with mental health symptoms, relationship issues or unresolved past events that continue to impact your overall well-being, I believe in providing individualized care and understanding how your life experiences have shaped who you are today. "
(323) 524-9147
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90029
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"I am passionate about helping people find balance and freedom in their lives. Whether you are struggling with mental health symptoms, relationship issues or unresolved past events that continue to impact your overall well-being, I believe in providing individualized care and understanding how your life experiences have shaped who you are today. "
Chad Schwartzman, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90039
"Are you having trouble with difficult people in your life? Do you want to rediscover yourself and your life's purpose? Are you looking for specific strategies to live a more balanced and fulfilling life? I can help. Together we'll explore your self-defeating behaviors, irrational thoughts and family dynamics. We will also concentrate on what makes you unique, resilient and hopeful. My approach to therapy is creative, lively and experiential. The awareness that will come with this journey of discovery, coupled with a genuine therapeutic relationship between us, will lead to long-term growth and healing."
(323) 739-4896
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90039
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"Are you having trouble with difficult people in your life? Do you want to rediscover yourself and your life's purpose? Are you looking for specific strategies to live a more balanced and fulfilling life? I can help. Together we'll explore your self-defeating behaviors, irrational thoughts and family dynamics. We will also concentrate on what makes you unique, resilient and hopeful. My approach to therapy is creative, lively and experiential. The awareness that will come with this journey of discovery, coupled with a genuine therapeutic relationship between us, will lead to long-term growth and healing."
Dr. Sara Assar, Psychologist
Psychologist, Psy.D., MMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90049
"Welcome, I am a Holistic and Behavioral Medicine Psychologist who has trained at world renowned institutions. My purpose is to assist you toward attaining self empowerment, optimal fulfillment and happiness. I have developed expertise in various areas of psychological, emotional, and health concerns. My primary approach is to help you live authentically to your purpose and manifest your highest goals aligned with your values and vision. I use an optimistic lens to view your concerns and integrate the biological, psychological, social and spiritual factors to understand and remedy your concerns. "
(424) 567-7549
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90049
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"Welcome, I am a Holistic and Behavioral Medicine Psychologist who has trained at world renowned institutions. My purpose is to assist you toward attaining self empowerment, optimal fulfillment and happiness. I have developed expertise in various areas of psychological, emotional, and health concerns. My primary approach is to help you live authentically to your purpose and manifest your highest goals aligned with your values and vision. I use an optimistic lens to view your concerns and integrate the biological, psychological, social and spiritual factors to understand and remedy your concerns. "
Dr. Michael Pariser Psychotherapy, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90024
"Like many people, you may be depressed, anxious, and tired of doing the same things over and over again without ever changing. You may be stuck in your career, your relationship, your life, not very happy with where you are, but not knowing how to get where you want to go. In my work, I utilize a safe, stimulating approach that combines time-honored understanding with cutting edge techniques. Unearthing the feelings behind repetitive patterns of behavior, I focus on breaking the grip of helplessness and hopelessness, generating new and more adaptive responses to the challenges of your life."
(310) 926-8450
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90024
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"Like many people, you may be depressed, anxious, and tired of doing the same things over and over again without ever changing. You may be stuck in your career, your relationship, your life, not very happy with where you are, but not knowing how to get where you want to go. In my work, I utilize a safe, stimulating approach that combines time-honored understanding with cutting edge techniques. Unearthing the feelings behind repetitive patterns of behavior, I focus on breaking the grip of helplessness and hopelessness, generating new and more adaptive responses to the challenges of your life."
Nicole M Hendrickson, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LPCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90014
"Many of us walk around every day wearing some version of a mask. Some of us do so to protect or take care of others, some of us wear the mask to fit in, and some of us wear it because of shame. My hope is that everyone I work with becomes a little bit more comfortable with the person underneath the mask-- their true authentic self. Whether you struggle with depression, anxiety, the effects of trauma, addiction, or difficulty in relationships with others, I truly believe the therapeutic relationship can be a healing one, and be the first step in taking off your mask."
(323) 601-0504
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90014
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"Many of us walk around every day wearing some version of a mask. Some of us do so to protect or take care of others, some of us wear the mask to fit in, and some of us wear it because of shame. My hope is that everyone I work with becomes a little bit more comfortable with the person underneath the mask-- their true authentic self. Whether you struggle with depression, anxiety, the effects of trauma, addiction, or difficulty in relationships with others, I truly believe the therapeutic relationship can be a healing one, and be the first step in taking off your mask."
Marissa King, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90035
"A good time to begin therapy is when you feel that the pattern of your life has become negative and self-defeating, and you wish to achieve greater fulfillment. Our focus in therapy will be augmenting your depth of self-awareness and personal growth. I look forward to speaking with you."
(424) 625-2064
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90035
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"A good time to begin therapy is when you feel that the pattern of your life has become negative and self-defeating, and you wish to achieve greater fulfillment. Our focus in therapy will be augmenting your depth of self-awareness and personal growth. I look forward to speaking with you."
Manny Kemphues, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, aMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90034
"Sometimes there are parts of ourselves, our desires, or our pasts that are difficult to share with others. This could be because of a lack of acceptance or support in your social world, and could be related to feelings of fear, shame, or disgust. I work with clients to build a relationship in which it is safe enough for clients to bring disowned parts of themselves into compassionate awareness as they develop a sense of wholeness. Throughout this deep internal work, I ask curious questions about environmental factors in order to facilitate liberation from internalized oppression and self-blame."
(310) 881-8322
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90034
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"Sometimes there are parts of ourselves, our desires, or our pasts that are difficult to share with others. This could be because of a lack of acceptance or support in your social world, and could be related to feelings of fear, shame, or disgust. I work with clients to build a relationship in which it is safe enough for clients to bring disowned parts of themselves into compassionate awareness as they develop a sense of wholeness. Throughout this deep internal work, I ask curious questions about environmental factors in order to facilitate liberation from internalized oppression and self-blame."
Liz Gustafson, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90039
"**I am not currently accepting new clients.** People come to me feeling disconnected from themselves and what matters most to them in life. For nearly ten years, I have helped people recover from upsetting experiences and toxic relationships that have shaken them to their core. Many of those I help also work in creative fields or are entrepreneurs, the work stresses of which can collide with traumatic pasts and lead to feeling unsettled and unsure of how to relate to people both personally and professionally."
(323) 917-6060
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90039
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"**I am not currently accepting new clients.** People come to me feeling disconnected from themselves and what matters most to them in life. For nearly ten years, I have helped people recover from upsetting experiences and toxic relationships that have shaken them to their core. Many of those I help also work in creative fields or are entrepreneurs, the work stresses of which can collide with traumatic pasts and lead to feeling unsettled and unsure of how to relate to people both personally and professionally."
Shana Bacal Lutsky, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90064
"I have worked as a therapist in Los Angeles for over 20 year with various populations. For the past 15 years I have worked in the educational school system. Through my professional experience and training, I have a lot of expertise working with older adolescents and adults. My current focus is young adults, as this is a period in one's life that can be especially challenging given all the social, emotional and physical changes that transpire. I work to help my clients navigate these transitions to better be able to cope."
(424) 290-8263
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90064
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"I have worked as a therapist in Los Angeles for over 20 year with various populations. For the past 15 years I have worked in the educational school system. Through my professional experience and training, I have a lot of expertise working with older adolescents and adults. My current focus is young adults, as this is a period in one's life that can be especially challenging given all the social, emotional and physical changes that transpire. I work to help my clients navigate these transitions to better be able to cope."
Larry Starr-Karlin, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, JD, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90066
"My work is dedicated to helping people develop healthy relationships and productive, satisfying lives. You may be experiencing depression, anxiety, a difficult situation, a sense that somehow your life is not working out as you'd like. Patterns of behavior that were once necessary for your survival may no longer be helpful. Working collaboratively, our compassionate attention to who you really are, your actual experience in the world, will paradoxically begin the movement toward the changes you desire. We will craft experiments in new ways of being. New insights and experience will create new growth."
(310) 948-3301
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90066
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"My work is dedicated to helping people develop healthy relationships and productive, satisfying lives. You may be experiencing depression, anxiety, a difficult situation, a sense that somehow your life is not working out as you'd like. Patterns of behavior that were once necessary for your survival may no longer be helpful. Working collaboratively, our compassionate attention to who you really are, your actual experience in the world, will paradoxically begin the movement toward the changes you desire. We will craft experiments in new ways of being. New insights and experience will create new growth."
Alexis Jaeger, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90039
"I believe therapy is a collaborative process rooted in connection, compassion, understanding and insight. I provide my patients with a structured and supportive space in which they can begin to explore past experiences and make connections to current ways of being. Our work together is about building the perspective needed to observe, rethink, and break out of problematic patterns. Because I truly believe therapy is a powerful path toward deeper understanding of ourselves, our relationships, and the world around us, I am dedicated to helping others work toward the increased self-awareness and control that comes from self-exploration."
(773) 657-5891
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90039
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"I believe therapy is a collaborative process rooted in connection, compassion, understanding and insight. I provide my patients with a structured and supportive space in which they can begin to explore past experiences and make connections to current ways of being. Our work together is about building the perspective needed to observe, rethink, and break out of problematic patterns. Because I truly believe therapy is a powerful path toward deeper understanding of ourselves, our relationships, and the world around us, I am dedicated to helping others work toward the increased self-awareness and control that comes from self-exploration."

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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 Los Angeles or for a Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles alcohol abuse therapists, alcohol abuse psychologists and Los Angeles alcohol abuse counselors. They can help with alcoholics in Los Angeles, drug alcohol abuse, teenage alcohol abuse, substance and alcohol abuse and treatments for alcohol abuse in Los Angeles. 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 Los Angeles or joining AA ( Los Angeles Alcoholics Anonymous).

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

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

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