Bipolar Disorder Therapists in Simi Valley, CA

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Diament Wellness Marriage & Counseling, PC
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
I work specifically with women's issues (including finding your authentic self), perinatal disorders, bipolar disorder , and Borderline Personality Disorder.
These are trying times... reaching out is tough! Congratulations towards your step of seeking therapy and recovery - it sure isn't easy. I truly hope that I can relieve some of that... I see each person as a unique individual. A person with life experiences- needing to relate, confide in and be validated. I treat each person with authenticity and unconditional positive regard. I focus on what is in front of me and not "what could be." My approach is a holistic one; I look at the whole person, including any underlying medical concerns, in order to help you identify your basic core self. Take the first step - reach out
(818) 519-2815
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Simi Valley, CA 93065
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$200 per session
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Inspiration Psychological Services
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
Verified
In far too many situations individuals with bipolar disorder , depression, and schizophrenia have internalized messages that there is no hope, that they are simply victims of their mental illness, and unable to reach their life goals. My practice, Inspiration Psychological Services' primary purpose is to provide individuals who struggle with mental illness with the neccessary coping skills that they need to manage symptoms, cope with everyday life challenges, and improve the quality of their lives. I strongly believe in providing a supportive atmosphere that consists of understanding individual experiences, addressing needs, instilling hope, building on strengths, and recognizing potential.
(281) 940-2212
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Simi Valley, CA 93065
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$200 (individual)$200 (couples)
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Scott Barrella
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT, CPIM
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
Welcome! My practice focuses on treating adults experiencing anxiety, mild depression, and relational challenges. Through therapy we explore the issues and concerns you face and work together at developing new skills, workable solutions for handling conflict and upsetting emotions. While building empowerment, and hope for increased life satisfaction, purpose and joy. My goal is to help you focus on your present journey and where you would like your journey to lead. I have over 25 years of experience working with couples, depression, anxiety, and a wide variety of mental health challenges.
(805) 256-7878
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Simi Valley, CA 93065
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$200 (individual)$200 (couples)
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Laurel Drake Fraser
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Verified
It is my passion and privilege to assist my clients in feeling alive, connected and at peace in their relationships and within themselves. Every day I hear clients say that our work has truly transformed their lives - that they are no longer triggered by old patterns, that their confidence and happiness is greater than they have ever experienced. Changes such as these are possible through a collaborative exploration of past and present issues in an atmosphere of safety, compassion and respect - respect for the individual and respect for the mind's ability to heal.
(805) 995-4643
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Simi Valley, CA 93065
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$90 per session
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Edgar Cruz
Marriage & Family Therapist
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
You may be feeling confused or lost, and are searching for answers and ways to manage what you are experiencing right now. You are hoping to find someone that can create a safe space to process your thoughts and feelings. Someone that may help you feel less alone and accompany you in your journey towards finding answers. The sadness, worries, fears, and hopelessness may seem so daunting and you feel like there is no end in sight. You are here because you are ready to address these and the impact they have on your relationship with yourself, partner, child, or family.
(805) 329-3658
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Simi Valley, CA 93063
$150 per session
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Tom Reyes
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
6 Endorsed
Verified
6 Endorsed
My ideal client is focused on personal growth and healing. My goal is to be a guide through our life's experiences and adventures. Through our sessions we come to realization about life and the choices we make and how to be confident in our decisions. Throughout this journey you will learn techniques and set goals to improve overall well-being.
(805) 549-4446
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Simi Valley, CA 93065
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$175 (individual)$200 (couples)
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Cary Schwartz
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT, RPT
Verified
Verified
I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice in Simi Valley for over 20 years. I mostly work with children and adolescents struggling with issues such as depression, anxiety, trauma, grief and loss, divorce, school-related difficulties and problematic behaviors. My belief is that the most essential factor when doing this type of work is to establish a sense of trust along with providing a therapeutic environment which is safe, secure, accepting and nonjudgmental. This conveys to the individual that they are respected for who they are which can lead to an increase in self-respect and respect for others.
(805) 317-4351 x3
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Simi Valley, CA 93063
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$125 per session
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Kaidi Liu
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, AMFT
Verified
Verified
You are struggling, but no one seems to understands what you're going through. Life threw you a curveball and trying your best just doesn't prove enough. Everyday tasks can feel impossible when you're suffering. Sometimes things are simply too hard because you are hurting or worried. You wonder if you're a good enough parent when your child argues with you. You are so frustrated with your partner not hearing your worries and sorrows. You long for healthy relationships and being understood since you know what you're capable of if only you had sufficient support and love. You are seeking help because you desire real change.
(805) 301-1829
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Simi Valley, CA 93063
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$150 (individual)$150 (couples)
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Angela DeVita
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT, ATR
Verified
4 Endorsed
Verified
4 Endorsed
I help empower sensitive, empathic adults to recognize and honor their own needs and voices. You might have noticed yourself saying yes to others when you wanted to say no, or a tendency to take care of others, sacrificing yourself. Perhaps you haven’t even recognized your own needs many times, being so attuned to others. I offer expertise, guidance and support for you to better recognize. understand, honor, and tend to your unique needs and your valued relationships, and navigate these challenges according to your own Inner Compass.
(805) 467-6810
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Simi Valley, CA 93062
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$200 per session
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Deborah L Winters
Counselor, LPCC
Verified
Verified
My goal is to help guide those that have lost their way, to help them build or rebuild the relationship with themselves that will allow them to make better choices. To help change negative thoughts to positive and to learn that they deserve to walk through the journey of life happy, fulfilled, and with their head held high. My job is to hold the light and lead the way to insight and self-love.
(818) 962-6861
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Simi Valley, CA 93065
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$150 per session
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Brendan J Nierenberg
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, LMFT
Verified
Verified
It takes a great amount of courage to be seeking a therapist as you are doing right now. You have made the choice to seek out help, and for that, I can say you are already on your journey of healing. In a session with me, you will find acceptance, understanding, and compassion with any challenge you are facing. No matter what your goal is, you don't have to do it alone.
(805) 243-1580
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Simi Valley, CA 93065
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$120 (individual)$150 (couples)
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Teri Tingey
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified
Verified
Everyone goes through challenging situations and rough times in life. While you may have successfully navigated through previous difficulties, it's not uncommon to have heightened problems arise where extra support and guidance is needed. As a licensed Marriage and Family therapist in Private Practice, I specialize in the treatment of adolescents, individuals, couples and families experiencing a wide range of psychological, emotional, behavioral and relational problems.
(805) 918-5087
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Simi Valley, CA 93063
$90 per session
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Spike The Psych
Licensed Educational Psychologist, MA, LEP, #3394, CCTMHP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
Hi, I'm Jeffrey Spike, AKA Spike the Psych. Unlike several Tele-Health providers who overcharge, I'm certified, I charge less, and I'm excellent at what I do. I've been a licensed educational psychologist since 2012, while working full time for LAUSD since 2005. I was the recipient of the Los Angeles Association of School Psychologists Outstanding Psychologist of the Year award. With 20 years of experience, I have successfully identified the primary strengths and needs of students with Autism, ADHD, learning disabilities, emotional and behavior difficulties; and I get them the accommodations and support they deserve for success.
(747) 203-0768
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Simi Valley, CA 93065
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$120 per session
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Dr. Mitch and Lisa Private Couples Workshops
PsyD, MSW
Relationships in Crisis: We Have Four 75 Minute Private Couples/Marriage Workshops & Individual Sessions, in order to Rapidly Accelerate Your Healing & Your Communication Process (Traditional 45 min. session Does Not Work). During these 4 to 6 weeks, we will see both of you Together & Individually, as well as Help each of you Learn the Art of Empathy, Sensitivity & Compassion. These Workshops are Informative & Powerful, in order to Accelerate the Healing Process & Stop any further Damage from Occurring. In Addition, Our Success RATE is 85% of Our Couples that have Successfully Completed Our Couples Workshops or Alcohol Treatment.
(805) 870-9031
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Simi Valley, CA 93065
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$195 (individual)$195 (couples)
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Oreet Daniella Schrader
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, LMFT
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
Are you feeling overwhelmed? Are you feeling depressed or anxious? Are you struggling to gain control in life? Perhaps you are trying to manage a better relationship with food. Or it could be a daily challenge to maintain your sobriety. Maybe you find yourself in a relationship that lacks the sexual intimacy you crave. I have successfully helped many people like you overcome the obstacles that keep them trapped in cycles that are ineffective. I provide a safe and empathetic environment in which you can discuss things that are painful, challenging and personal.
(818) 435-8363
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Simi Valley, CA 93065
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$200 (individual)$200 (couples)
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Judith C McMahon
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified
Verified
Being in practice for over 20 years, I have worked with individuals of all ages, couples, and families in various settings. I approach my work with clients from a place of genuine courtesy and understanding. During these uncertain times due to the COVID virus, many clients are experiencing times of depression, anxiety, isolation, and distress. I aim to provide a safe space where we can discuss the challenges getting in the way of achieving one's goals, and creating a sustainable support system for lasting changes in one's life.
(805) 243-2196
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Simi Valley, CA 93063
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$120 (individual)$150 (couples)
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Dina M Nelli
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Verified
Hi, my name is Dina. I have been working in mental health now for about 23 years. I am passionate about my work and really enjoy connecting with anyone who is needing encouragement and support. Because of my life experiences, I feel I can be helpful with those going through/coming out of divorce, raising children as a single parent or going through other life transitions. I work well with adolescents and eating disorders too. It's a privilege to walk beside you on your journey. You are not alone. I can provide you with a nonjudgemental environment and direct feedback to assist you to get where you want to be.
(805) 954-9831
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Simi Valley, CA 93065
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$155 (individual)$205 (couples)
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Roger William Coger
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Verified
I have a wide range of training and experience working to help people with depression, anxiety, and problems with attention, concentration, and organization. This includes children with learning and behavior problems and adults with social interaction difficulties. Soldiers Project to treat soldiers returning from deployment, with deployment related problems, and their families. My primary goal is to aid people in finding their way to a happier life by identifying emotional and cognitive barriers.
(805) 526-4444
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Simi Valley, CA 93065
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Natalie Anne Bologna
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified
3 Endorsed
Verified
3 Endorsed
You want to understand why you’re stuck, but more so, you want to learn how to move through it and grow. The hardest part is reaching out for someone to care – to find that you’re not alone in your pain and fear. The answers might seem far away and you can’t see the light at the end of the tunnel, wrestling with beasts of sadness, anxiousness, hopelessness, fear. Whether your relationship with your partner or child feels distant, or your view of yourself, your body, or your future seem bleak – you're ready to be un-stuck.
(805) 209-0392 x2
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Simi Valley, CA 93063
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Yasmin True
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C
Verified
Verified
Everyone should be able to get the help they need !!. Reduced rates are available depending on your income. Tired of not speaking up for what you want, are you sick and tired of quarantine, relatives, over eating, bills, work, and relationships? Sick of feeling anxious? Tired of people disapproving of your life? Anxiety, Mediation, Coaching, Family Conflict, Depression, Romance, Infidelity, ADHD, Biracial/Interracial, alternative lifestyles & premarital counseling. Metaphysical issues, Reiki, Past Life Regression. If you want to reach me it's best to use email. My time zone varies frequently.
(213) 513-5680
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Simi Valley, CA 93065
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Bipolar Disorder Therapists

What is the most successful approach to treating bipolar disorder?

Living with bipolar disorder can be challenging, and a number of therapies have been found effective in providing support to patients as they gain the skills to understand and manage the disorder. Family-focused therapy is often helpful for children and teens (the majority of cases develop before age 19); it aims to minimize mood cycling by improving family communication and reducing conflict. It also helps young people navigate the developmental challenges the disorder can create. Cognitive and behavioral therapy (CBT) and variants such as dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) help patients manage the thoughts and feelings that influence bipolar mood swings as well as develop specific behavioral strategies to counteract them.

What happens in therapy for bipolar disorder?

Because the patterns of mood switching and its triggers differ for each person and can change over time, mood tracking or monitoring becomes a basic way patients learn about the nature of their condition. One of the most common features of therapy is finding a workable method of mood monitoring, in which patients track their daily activities and rate their moods, then use the findings to adjust routines accordingly. Patients learn ways of handling the many stresses that arise in life so that they do not trigger mood swings.

What kinds of problems does therapy help with?

Like many other mental health disorders, BPD is heavily influenced by stress; therapy provides skills for coping with stressors of all kinds. Therapy is extremely important for helping individuals identify the situations that may trigger mood switching, so that mood swings can be prevented. Therapy may especially target recognition of the early stages of mood change so that they can be managed. In addition, therapy helps patients deal with the significant amount of turbulence the disorder can create in relationships and in work life.

What is the goal of therapy for bipolar disorder?

Therapy helps patients set up their lives to maintain stability so that their mood isn’t constantly threatened by daily events. Perhaps the first task of therapy is to educate people about the nature of the disorder. At the same time, a primary goal of therapy is to enhance adherence to drug treatment. Extended periods of mood stability can prompt patients to discontinue medication, triggering relapse, while the early phases of manic episodes can feel so energizing that patients stop medication, ushering in full-blown mania and the altered self-perception that can lead to destructive behaviors. Another major goal of therapy is to understand one’s mood patterns so as to minimize both the frequency and intensity of mood cycling.