Amanda Stemen

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MS, LCSW

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Amanda Stemen, MS, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Los Angeles
(424) 903-2655 Website

Amanda Stemen

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MS, LCSW


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Fundamental Growth
Los Angeles, California 90056
(424) 903-2655

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Culver City, California 90232
(424) 903-2655

On the outside, it seems like you’re achieving big things, creating cool stuff, helping others live their best lives. But on the inside something isn’t quite right. You feel worried, angry, or sad. You don't think you're "good enough." It's hard to get things done. You can't let loose and really enjoy life. You aren't where you thought you'd be at this point in life and you know you’re capable of so much more. You want more fulfillment, success, fun, money, and love. If perfectionism, ADHD, substance use, electronic addiction, anxiety, depression, or other challenges are getting in the way of your life, I can help.

I'm a collaborative, caring, and nonjudgmental therapist who centers all therapy sessions around mindfulness to best support you in getting back to you. I have significant training and certifications in CBT and DBT therapies, as well as the use of nature, body movement and sensations, play, and creativity to promote more holistic healing and growth.

I know that when life is challenging it can be hard to know what to do or where to turn to. Finding the right kind of support shouldn't be an extra challenge. Given my unique background, I'm often a good fit for those who haven't found traditional talk therapy to be helpful. Please reach out for a free chat to learn more about how I may be able to help.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 7 Years
  • School: University of California Los Angeles
  • Year Graduated: 2012
  • License and State: LCSW67167 California

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $100 - $200
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: ACH Bank transfer, Cash, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • I provide a superbill for out-of-network claims.
  • PPO plans may cover a portion of the fees.
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Degree: California State University Long Beach / MS in Therapeutic Recreation
  • Year graduated: 2008
  • Certificate: The Program for Athletic Coaches Education (PACE)
  • Certificate Date: 2003

Amanda Stemen's Groups

The Sunrise and Sunset Sessions

Donation-based mindful hiking at sunrise and sunset at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area near Culver City, CA. This isn't a therapy group, but instead an opportunity to practice mindfulness to more deeply connect with nature, yourself, and other group members. The group will begin with a brief introduction followed by approximately 40 minutes of mindful hiking and 10-15 minutes of mindful reflection post hike. Contact me for more information, including specific time depending on the sunrise and sunset.

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DBT Skills Group

DBT Skills training focuses on four sets of skills: mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness. These skills help us to be more present in the current moment, reduce stress, feel more at peace, develop and maintain healthier relationships, and create a fulfilling life.

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Location

Fundamental Growth
Los Angeles, California 90056
(424) 903-2655

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Other Location +

Additional Location

Culver City, California 90232
(424) 903-2655
Specialties
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • ADHD
Issues
  • Addiction
  • Anger Management
  • Borderline Personality
  • Career Counseling
  • Coping Skills
  • Creative blocks
  • Electronic/Internet Addiction
  • Grief
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Age
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Art Therapy
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Experiential Therapy
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Movement therapy (i.e. running, etc.)
  • Outdoor therapy
  • Person-Centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychodynamic
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group
Video/Skype
  • Online Counseling

Links

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Last Modified: 02 Jul 2019
Amanda Stemen, MS, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Los Angeles

Amanda Stemen

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MS, LCSW