Annie Forisha Thiel
Psychologist, PhD, MFT Verified
Verified
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
I am a seasoned Clinical Psychologist with dual licenses: Psychologist & Marriage Family Therapist. I have been in practice 31 years in the Malibu, Pacific Palisades, Santa Monica and Marina del Rey areas. I am also the author of many children's books. My specialities are Reunification Therapy, working with families, couples, children and adolescents. I am warm and interactive in my approach. I have an extensive educational and training background. I also specialize in meaningful Marathon Family Therapy for couples and families teaching them to communicate effectively in their relationship system.
Anxiety
(424) 349-4160
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Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
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I am a seasoned Clinical Psychologist with dual licenses: Psychologist & Marriage Family Therapist. I have been in practice 31 years in the Malibu, Pacific Palisades, Santa Monica and Marina del Rey areas. I am also the author of many children's books. My specialities are Reunification Therapy, working with families, couples, children and adolescents. I am warm and interactive in my approach. I have an extensive educational and training background. I also specialize in meaningful Marathon Family Therapy for couples and families teaching them to communicate effectively in their relationship system.
LA Teen Whisperer - Emerging Adulthood Specialist
Marriage & Family Therapist Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
I assist teens who are lagging in their developmental skills to boost their self-esteem, perform better in school, and prepare for college environments. I help parents to identify and support their teen’s needs, so they can better reach their maximum potential.
Anxiety
(424) 581-0115
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Office is near:
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
Anxiety
I assist teens who are lagging in their developmental skills to boost their self-esteem, perform better in school, and prepare for college environments. I help parents to identify and support their teen’s needs, so they can better reach their maximum potential.
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Dr. Jeremy Fink
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, PsyD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
Our lives have been turned upside down, as a nation and as human beings. It is not only the fear of contracting the COVID-19 virus, the fear that someone we care about may succumb to the virus, but also our financial stability and the upheaval to our lives, what we considered normal has been suddenly torn asunder. As a species, humans are highly adaptable. And, we will adapt to this too. Please reach out for help during these very trying times. It's better to act sooner than to wait if you feel your mental health is taking a toll.
Anxiety
(310) 906-2738
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Anxiety
Our lives have been turned upside down, as a nation and as human beings. It is not only the fear of contracting the COVID-19 virus, the fear that someone we care about may succumb to the virus, but also our financial stability and the upheaval to our lives, what we considered normal has been suddenly torn asunder. As a species, humans are highly adaptable. And, we will adapt to this too. Please reach out for help during these very trying times. It's better to act sooner than to wait if you feel your mental health is taking a toll.
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Dr Aaron E Berger
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
If the time has come to make some much needed changes in your life, give me a call and let's get to work. I know it's hard to choose a therapist, and even harder to make that first call, or email. However, only action can begin the process of creating the future you desire. I try to keep therapy, efficient, pragmatic, creative, and even fun when possible. Thanks for your consideration, and I am happy to answer any questions you may have.
Anxiety
(310) 948-4240
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Anxiety
If the time has come to make some much needed changes in your life, give me a call and let's get to work. I know it's hard to choose a therapist, and even harder to make that first call, or email. However, only action can begin the process of creating the future you desire. I try to keep therapy, efficient, pragmatic, creative, and even fun when possible. Thanks for your consideration, and I am happy to answer any questions you may have.
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Brooke Schwartz
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, ACSW, LMSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
Finding the right therapist for yourself or your teenager can be a difficult task. While a strong therapeutic relationship is important for anyone seeking therapy, it’s particularly important that teens feel comfortable and in control in therapy. I value building strong therapeutic relationships with young people and their parents, and use the power of these relationships to develop motivation to change behaviors and patterns that are ineffective, painful, and unsustainable — all while building on your teen's and family’s strengths and acknowledging that change is challenging, and oftentimes feels unattainable.
Anxiety
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Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
Anxiety
Finding the right therapist for yourself or your teenager can be a difficult task. While a strong therapeutic relationship is important for anyone seeking therapy, it’s particularly important that teens feel comfortable and in control in therapy. I value building strong therapeutic relationships with young people and their parents, and use the power of these relationships to develop motivation to change behaviors and patterns that are ineffective, painful, and unsustainable — all while building on your teen's and family’s strengths and acknowledging that change is challenging, and oftentimes feels unattainable.
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Ayala Ofek
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
In short, I love my work. I get to help individuals grow and become more of who they are. As they are better able to cope with obstacles such as stress, anxiety, and depression, I watch them find greater fulfillment in their relationships, career/academics, and overall wellbeing. In my practice I treat a breadth of concerns ranging from psychiatric symptoms (e.g., depression, anxiety, eating disorders) to relationship issues, family issues, low self confidence, trauma, and grief.
Anxiety
(424) 373-3486
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Anxiety
In short, I love my work. I get to help individuals grow and become more of who they are. As they are better able to cope with obstacles such as stress, anxiety, and depression, I watch them find greater fulfillment in their relationships, career/academics, and overall wellbeing. In my practice I treat a breadth of concerns ranging from psychiatric symptoms (e.g., depression, anxiety, eating disorders) to relationship issues, family issues, low self confidence, trauma, and grief.
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Dr John Drimmer
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
I'm told I'm warm, smart, and that I have a good sense of humor. (Sometimes my dog likes to sit in on sessions.) I believe therapy has got to change lives -- and be enjoyable. Unlike some therapists, I believe in setting goals and tracking progress. Why go to therapy without results? What's my specialty? Helping people free themselves from what holds them back. My approach combines Positive Psychology and CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy) with mindfulness and a creative mix of the best approaches known to modern psychology.
Anxiety
(424) 373-3205
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Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
Anxiety
I'm told I'm warm, smart, and that I have a good sense of humor. (Sometimes my dog likes to sit in on sessions.) I believe therapy has got to change lives -- and be enjoyable. Unlike some therapists, I believe in setting goals and tracking progress. Why go to therapy without results? What's my specialty? Helping people free themselves from what holds them back. My approach combines Positive Psychology and CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy) with mindfulness and a creative mix of the best approaches known to modern psychology.
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Gina Petrella
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
You don't have to suffer from a severe psychological disorder to benefit from help. Sometimes, functional depression, anxiety, or stress can have a noticeable effect as well. You still function but life could definitely improve. It's just a little grayer, a little louder, little harder to handle. The noise in your brain may be a low chatter but it definitely takes up space. It depletes your energy and makes it just a little harder to manage. You're moody, you're tired, and you don't know how to fix it. When you spend so much time and energy managing your mental health you spend less time living. Let's change that.
Anxiety
(424) 322-2423
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Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
Anxiety
You don't have to suffer from a severe psychological disorder to benefit from help. Sometimes, functional depression, anxiety, or stress can have a noticeable effect as well. You still function but life could definitely improve. It's just a little grayer, a little louder, little harder to handle. The noise in your brain may be a low chatter but it definitely takes up space. It depletes your energy and makes it just a little harder to manage. You're moody, you're tired, and you don't know how to fix it. When you spend so much time and energy managing your mental health you spend less time living. Let's change that.
Jeffrey Nord
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
Every couple is different, every couple is complicated, and every couple has trouble talking about one or more key issues. In your first session I will quickly assess what isn't working in your relationship and build a plan to eliminate the problem. I will help facilitate effective communication, make sure the sessions are emotionally safe, and teach practical methods for getting your thoughts and feelings across. My job is not to figure out who is right and who is wrong, my job is to help. ​I tend to work with couples each week for 8-12 weeks.
Anxiety
(424) 373-6636
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Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
Anxiety
Every couple is different, every couple is complicated, and every couple has trouble talking about one or more key issues. In your first session I will quickly assess what isn't working in your relationship and build a plan to eliminate the problem. I will help facilitate effective communication, make sure the sessions are emotionally safe, and teach practical methods for getting your thoughts and feelings across. My job is not to figure out who is right and who is wrong, my job is to help. ​I tend to work with couples each week for 8-12 weeks.
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Ivy Love Margulies
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
I am a specialist in grief, loss and trauma encompassing the entire spectrum of women's maternal mental health. I help women(and their partners) with healthy pregnancies, postpartum depression and anxiety, pregnancy loss, terminations and infertility - whether through stillbirth, miscarriage, late term loss, IVF/IUI failures, selective termination or pregnancy releases (aka abortion). Sadly, 1 in 4 pregnancies end in miscarriage and 1 in 8 will have trouble with conception. I blend psychology, ritual, spirituality, reiki, energy healing, guided meditations and more to help facilitate and support women, couples and families.
Anxiety
(424) 320-3249
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Office is near:
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
Anxiety
I am a specialist in grief, loss and trauma encompassing the entire spectrum of women's maternal mental health. I help women(and their partners) with healthy pregnancies, postpartum depression and anxiety, pregnancy loss, terminations and infertility - whether through stillbirth, miscarriage, late term loss, IVF/IUI failures, selective termination or pregnancy releases (aka abortion). Sadly, 1 in 4 pregnancies end in miscarriage and 1 in 8 will have trouble with conception. I blend psychology, ritual, spirituality, reiki, energy healing, guided meditations and more to help facilitate and support women, couples and families.
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Office is near:
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
Neurofeedback works best supported by Somatic Therapy. Parvin's multifaceted somatic approach with hand-on sacrocranial work and background in clinical psychology is a perfect preparation and compliment to Neurofeedback. The focus of her work is on facilitating a more balanced, wholesome state in the brain. With a new level of functioning, clients have a chance to develop new habits and accomplish new goals. Typical training sessions last 90 minutes. Sometimes shorter 50 minute sessions with only neurofeedback are warranted.
Anxiety
(424) 348-4466
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Office is near:
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
Anxiety
Neurofeedback works best supported by Somatic Therapy. Parvin's multifaceted somatic approach with hand-on sacrocranial work and background in clinical psychology is a perfect preparation and compliment to Neurofeedback. The focus of her work is on facilitating a more balanced, wholesome state in the brain. With a new level of functioning, clients have a chance to develop new habits and accomplish new goals. Typical training sessions last 90 minutes. Sometimes shorter 50 minute sessions with only neurofeedback are warranted.
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Office is near:
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
Families are greatly impacted by betrayal, infidelity and sex addiction. As parents struggle to orient themselves to a new reality in the face of betrayal, it can be overwhelming and painful for a parent to recognize the immediate and future impact on their children. Well meaning parents can unintentionally make serious mistakes in managing the family during this painful and confusing time. You may have questions at this time such as “How is the tension in the household affecting our child?" and “Is our child internalizing emotional pain that we can't see?”
Anxiety
(213) 397-2306
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Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
Anxiety
Families are greatly impacted by betrayal, infidelity and sex addiction. As parents struggle to orient themselves to a new reality in the face of betrayal, it can be overwhelming and painful for a parent to recognize the immediate and future impact on their children. Well meaning parents can unintentionally make serious mistakes in managing the family during this painful and confusing time. You may have questions at this time such as “How is the tension in the household affecting our child?" and “Is our child internalizing emotional pain that we can't see?”
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Rebecca Neubauer
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, PPSC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
Rebecca Neubauer is a licensed psychotherapist in West Los Angeles who specializes in working with preteens, adolescents, and adults who are experiencing anxiety, depression, and trauma.
Anxiety
(424) 217-3737
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Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
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Rebecca Neubauer is a licensed psychotherapist in West Los Angeles who specializes in working with preteens, adolescents, and adults who are experiencing anxiety, depression, and trauma.
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Sarah Kamdar
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
I am a licensed clinical psychologist practicing on the westside of Los Angeles. I believe that the therapeutic process can be a healing experience that focuses on your specific needs, with the shared goal of improving quality of life, increasing happiness, creating connections, and enhancing awareness.
Anxiety
(424) 395-2718
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Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
Anxiety
I am a licensed clinical psychologist practicing on the westside of Los Angeles. I believe that the therapeutic process can be a healing experience that focuses on your specific needs, with the shared goal of improving quality of life, increasing happiness, creating connections, and enhancing awareness.
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Thomas Y. Simon
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
Thank you for taking a moment to read about me and my work. My approach uses insight and depth psychotherapy combined with Mindfulness within a framework of awareness of the body. When our living process becomes stuck, therapy can move it forward. If you feel stuck in repetitive behaviors, painful feelings, and recurring anxious thoughts, I want to help you to identify how you are bogged down, so you can feel better. I can help to re-focus a sense of purpose...a way to step into your life more completely. This may include taking action if feeling adrift, or bringing clarity to a relationship.
Anxiety
(424) 835-1146
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Office is near:
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
Anxiety
Thank you for taking a moment to read about me and my work. My approach uses insight and depth psychotherapy combined with Mindfulness within a framework of awareness of the body. When our living process becomes stuck, therapy can move it forward. If you feel stuck in repetitive behaviors, painful feelings, and recurring anxious thoughts, I want to help you to identify how you are bogged down, so you can feel better. I can help to re-focus a sense of purpose...a way to step into your life more completely. This may include taking action if feeling adrift, or bringing clarity to a relationship.
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Eleanor Haspel-Portner
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
Are you at an important crossroad in your life? Has your marriage/relationship lost its luster? Learn the skills of Imago Dialogue to rekindle your love and feel the joy of love in your life again. I effectively blend therapies so you'll get results. When you focus on connecting with your inner wisdom and knowing, you achieve balance in all areas of your life with a sense of conscious fulfillment that turns your dreams into reality. Achieve your goals and thrive. Change your choices, change your life. Call me now: (310) 403-4347.
Anxiety
(424) 312-0550
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Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
Anxiety
Are you at an important crossroad in your life? Has your marriage/relationship lost its luster? Learn the skills of Imago Dialogue to rekindle your love and feel the joy of love in your life again. I effectively blend therapies so you'll get results. When you focus on connecting with your inner wisdom and knowing, you achieve balance in all areas of your life with a sense of conscious fulfillment that turns your dreams into reality. Achieve your goals and thrive. Change your choices, change your life. Call me now: (310) 403-4347.
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Ginny Winn
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
Are your emotions such as sadness, anger, depression, or anxiety out of balance? Do you feel stuck emotionally? Are you having obsessive thoughts, inability to focus? Would you like some RELIEF NOW? We work together to help you move from where you are, to where you want to be! Feel you could use some help and support with your relationships, the 1st being to yourself? Do you need to de-stress? Please call: 310-302-1139 or visit www.ginnywinn.com Office and phone sessions available. Mention "My Special" for initial $75 fee. For more go to www.ginnywinn.com
Anxiety
(310) 692-9279
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Office is near:
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
Anxiety
Are your emotions such as sadness, anger, depression, or anxiety out of balance? Do you feel stuck emotionally? Are you having obsessive thoughts, inability to focus? Would you like some RELIEF NOW? We work together to help you move from where you are, to where you want to be! Feel you could use some help and support with your relationships, the 1st being to yourself? Do you need to de-stress? Please call: 310-302-1139 or visit www.ginnywinn.com Office and phone sessions available. Mention "My Special" for initial $75 fee. For more go to www.ginnywinn.com
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The Procrastination Doctor
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
An ADHD specialist for adults, I'm known as www.procrastinationdoctor.com. I help with time management, disorganization, and ADD/ADHD via coaching and psychotherapy. Having ADHD myself, I understand the frustration, shame, and hit it can take on self-esteem. I cannot prescribe medication (you need an MD/psychiatrist for that, but I can help you achieve your goals. Together, we'll learn about your brain and develop strategies that will work for you to increase productivity, decrease inconsistency, and in so doing, improve self-esteem and secondary depression and anxiety if present.
Anxiety
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Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
Anxiety
An ADHD specialist for adults, I'm known as www.procrastinationdoctor.com. I help with time management, disorganization, and ADD/ADHD via coaching and psychotherapy. Having ADHD myself, I understand the frustration, shame, and hit it can take on self-esteem. I cannot prescribe medication (you need an MD/psychiatrist for that, but I can help you achieve your goals. Together, we'll learn about your brain and develop strategies that will work for you to increase productivity, decrease inconsistency, and in so doing, improve self-esteem and secondary depression and anxiety if present.
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Sheila Goss
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
The ideal setting for therapy is a caring environment that allows genuine sharing and exploration along with the active participation of the therapist. This way, the patient has the opportunity to explore current life difficulties and examine them in a new perspective. Sometimes it is helpful to look back at early life relationships and see how they influence present day feelings, thoughts, and actions. With couples I am able to enhance communication skills by working to resolve the push-pull that creates distance and conflict, calmly helping my patients face challenges with compassion and a nurturing sense of humor.
Anxiety
(424) 254-5549
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Office is near:
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
Anxiety
The ideal setting for therapy is a caring environment that allows genuine sharing and exploration along with the active participation of the therapist. This way, the patient has the opportunity to explore current life difficulties and examine them in a new perspective. Sometimes it is helpful to look back at early life relationships and see how they influence present day feelings, thoughts, and actions. With couples I am able to enhance communication skills by working to resolve the push-pull that creates distance and conflict, calmly helping my patients face challenges with compassion and a nurturing sense of humor.
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Cindy Shortt
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, MA, LPCC, RSP Verified
Verified
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
Seeking therapy is a sign of strength and courage. I help individuals reconnect with their own inner resources to overcome whatever it may be that is holding them back and preventing them from achieving their full potential. I offer a highly supportive environment where deep healing and growth can take place. Whether you're going through a major life transition, struggling with relationships, trauma, anxiety, or depression, we'll work together to understand the conflicts underlying your unique story, and to implement significant, achievable change.
Anxiety
(310) 361-4857
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Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
Anxiety
Seeking therapy is a sign of strength and courage. I help individuals reconnect with their own inner resources to overcome whatever it may be that is holding them back and preventing them from achieving their full potential. I offer a highly supportive environment where deep healing and growth can take place. Whether you're going through a major life transition, struggling with relationships, trauma, anxiety, or depression, we'll work together to understand the conflicts underlying your unique story, and to implement significant, achievable change.

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Anxiety (Fears, Phobia) Therapists
If you're looking for help with anxiety in Pacific Palisades or for a Pacific Palisades anxiety therapist, these therapists provide anxiety therapy and general anxiety treatment. They include anxiety therapists, anxiety psychologists in Pacific Palisades, anxiety psychotherapists and Pacific Palisades anxiety counselors. They can help with anxiety disorders, social anxiety, anxiety attacks, shyness, social anxiety in Pacific Palisades, anxiety depression and anxiety panic. They can help with Pacific Palisades anxiety Therapy, anxiety counseling in Pacific Palisades or counseling for anxiety and overcoming anxiety. Anxiety specialists who provide anxiety therapy in Pacific Palisades may act as an anxiety therapy in Pacific Palisades.

If your anxiety can be better explained as a feeling of fear and you're looking for help with fear therapy in Pacific Palisades, these therapists provide fear therapy and treatment for fear disorders, social fear and fear attacks in Pacific Palisades. They provide fear treatment, fear counseling in Pacific Palisades or counseling for fear and overcoming fear. They can help with fear of flying, fear of commitment, insecurity and coping with fear.

Anxiety is often expressed as phobia. For help with phobia in Pacific Palisades or for a Pacific Palisades phobia therapist these therapists provide phobia therapy, including exposure therapy, and phobia counseling. There are many defined phobias, including agoraphobia (intense fear of leaving a secure place), claustrophobia (fear or anxiety of places where it is hard to escape), social phobia and emetophobia (fear of vomiting).

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Pacific Palisades are able to work with a wide range of issues and communities, including the BIPOC community in Pacific Palisades. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in Pacific Palisades

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