Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Ventura, California 93004
"Life's challenges today are increasing levels of trauma, anxiety, depression, dramatic mood shifts and lowering self-esteem. I can offer a safe, sensitive, compassionate, relationship based solution. Together we will explore the impact of painful thoughts and emotions enabling us to develop a basis for clear insight and set the stage for hopeful growth and transformation."
(805) 874-5084
Verified
Ventura, California 93004
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"Life's challenges today are increasing levels of trauma, anxiety, depression, dramatic mood shifts and lowering self-esteem. I can offer a safe, sensitive, compassionate, relationship based solution. Together we will explore the impact of painful thoughts and emotions enabling us to develop a basis for clear insight and set the stage for hopeful growth and transformation."
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Ventura, California 93002
"HOPE is alive in Ventura County! If you didn't already know, Holding Our Pride and Equality (HOPE) Counseling Center is a non-profit organization located in Ventura County! HOPE is dedicated to serving underrepresented populations specifically geared towards the LGBTQ community. The goals of HOPE are to increase support and decrease stigma in our very own communities."
(805) 250-4596
Verified
Ventura, California 93002
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"HOPE is alive in Ventura County! If you didn't already know, Holding Our Pride and Equality (HOPE) Counseling Center is a non-profit organization located in Ventura County! HOPE is dedicated to serving underrepresented populations specifically geared towards the LGBTQ community. The goals of HOPE are to increase support and decrease stigma in our very own communities."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Ventura, California 93001
"I believe in treating the whole person using an integrative approach to help you gain the tools needed to discover choices, have more control over troublesome thoughts, emotions, and behaviors, and create change in your life. I love helping people find their voice, develop healthy interpersonal boundaries and effective communication skills, learn how to ground and settle when overwhelmed or over-stimulated, and develop a greater capacity to show up and thrive in life."
(805) 693-4178
Verified
Ventura, California 93001
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"I believe in treating the whole person using an integrative approach to help you gain the tools needed to discover choices, have more control over troublesome thoughts, emotions, and behaviors, and create change in your life. I love helping people find their voice, develop healthy interpersonal boundaries and effective communication skills, learn how to ground and settle when overwhelmed or over-stimulated, and develop a greater capacity to show up and thrive in life."
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Ventura, California 93001
"Stephanie offers over fifteen years of experience and a safe, supportive environment where children, adolescents, and adults can find genuine support and professional guidance. When parents see their children struggling (with sadness/anxiety/anger/loneliness/or behavioral problems) and are unsure how to help, they often feel frustrated and helpless. Stephanie offers children and adolescents the opportunity to express themselves, explore their unique strengths and challenges, identify underlying problems, and develop skills needed to manage and overcome those challenges. Working together to help parents learn to better understand and meet the needs of their child and create a family environment where all members can thrive."
(805) 214-6544
Verified
Ventura, California 93001
"Stephanie offers over fifteen years of experience and a safe, supportive environment where children, adolescents, and adults can find genuine support and professional guidance. When parents see their children struggling (with sadness/anxiety/anger/loneliness/or behavioral problems) and are unsure how to help, they often feel frustrated and helpless. Stephanie offers children and adolescents the opportunity to express themselves, explore their unique strengths and challenges, identify underlying problems, and develop skills needed to manage and overcome those challenges. Working together to help parents learn to better understand and meet the needs of their child and create a family environment where all members can thrive."
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, M.DIV, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Ventura, California 93001
"I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who works exclusively with the parents of adolescents who struggle with mental illness; substance abuse; relationship distress; impulsive behaviors including suicidal and self-injurious behavior; and assisting those parents in setting limits and boundaries with their adolescents . My therapeutic approach is to use solution focused therapy techniques, mindfulness and DBT skills when applicable. Over all I take a solution focused approach when assisting my clients in achieving their goals."
(805) 716-6368
Verified
Ventura, California 93001
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"I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who works exclusively with the parents of adolescents who struggle with mental illness; substance abuse; relationship distress; impulsive behaviors including suicidal and self-injurious behavior; and assisting those parents in setting limits and boundaries with their adolescents . My therapeutic approach is to use solution focused therapy techniques, mindfulness and DBT skills when applicable. Over all I take a solution focused approach when assisting my clients in achieving their goals."
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Ventura, California 93001
"I am best suited to treating people who are interested in their own emotional and spiritual growth. In my 40 years as a therapist, I have found that each person brings unique circumstances, emotions, and concerns to the therapy session. I work very hard to focus, listen, and hear exactly what your concerns are. I try my best to see who you are and who you are becoming. I offer to you my insight, concern, caring, and ability to bring healing to very difficult situations as well as to the usual stresses and strains that we come upon in life."
(805) 500-3951
Verified
Ventura, California 93001
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"I am best suited to treating people who are interested in their own emotional and spiritual growth. In my 40 years as a therapist, I have found that each person brings unique circumstances, emotions, and concerns to the therapy session. I work very hard to focus, listen, and hear exactly what your concerns are. I try my best to see who you are and who you are becoming. I offer to you my insight, concern, caring, and ability to bring healing to very difficult situations as well as to the usual stresses and strains that we come upon in life."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFA
Verified by Psychology Today
Ventura, California 93003
"My approach is accepting, caring, confidential and non-judgmental, as well as practical and grounded. I help people to get clarity about their problems, and to connect with their own inner wisdom, creativity, self awareness, and healing. This allows for a natural emergence of positive choices, good solutions, and actions that are in alignment with their true selves and deepest desires. I work with individuals, couples and families on improving communication, resolving conflicts, and developing more trust and acceptance, which helps to improve closeness and positive feelings in relationships."
(805) 253-3976
Verified
Ventura, California 93003
"My approach is accepting, caring, confidential and non-judgmental, as well as practical and grounded. I help people to get clarity about their problems, and to connect with their own inner wisdom, creativity, self awareness, and healing. This allows for a natural emergence of positive choices, good solutions, and actions that are in alignment with their true selves and deepest desires. I work with individuals, couples and families on improving communication, resolving conflicts, and developing more trust and acceptance, which helps to improve closeness and positive feelings in relationships."
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Ventura, California 93003
"Do you want help overcoming anxiety or depression without medication or years of therapy? Mindful, compassionate, holistic,brained-based psychotherapy can be life-changing, often quickly rather than years down the road. Also you learn which tools to use when. You learn to live mindfully and your perception changes, becoming more spacious and curious than blaming and shaming yourself, or others. Your true nature emerges, and symptoms of living less than fade away. We focus on the present most of the time rather than the past. Right now within you, is the call to return to being yourself and flourish. Take a breath, notice the hope."
(805) 491-4509
Verified
Ventura, California 93003
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"Do you want help overcoming anxiety or depression without medication or years of therapy? Mindful, compassionate, holistic,brained-based psychotherapy can be life-changing, often quickly rather than years down the road. Also you learn which tools to use when. You learn to live mindfully and your perception changes, becoming more spacious and curious than blaming and shaming yourself, or others. Your true nature emerges, and symptoms of living less than fade away. We focus on the present most of the time rather than the past. Right now within you, is the call to return to being yourself and flourish. Take a breath, notice the hope."
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Ventura, California 93001
"My clients come to therapy when they feel overwhelmed with difficulties they encounter in their lives. At times, some of them experience difficulties with: * A breakdown in communication. * Mistrust in a marriage or in a significant relationship. * The ongoing challenges of raising children or blending families. * Finding a balance in their personal lives. * Feeling out of touch, angry, anxious, confused or depressed."
(805) 500-4186 x1
Verified
Ventura, California 93001
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"My clients come to therapy when they feel overwhelmed with difficulties they encounter in their lives. At times, some of them experience difficulties with: * A breakdown in communication. * Mistrust in a marriage or in a significant relationship. * The ongoing challenges of raising children or blending families. * Finding a balance in their personal lives. * Feeling out of touch, angry, anxious, confused or depressed."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Ventura, California 93003
"Kimberly Prendergast, MA, LMFT has been assisting children, adolescents and families in crisis for over 20 years. She strongly believes in the power of hope and principles of recovery for the treatment of mental illness and substance use disorders. Her experience includes providing support to those navigating the criminal justice and educational systems as well as treatment within an inpatient psychiatric unit and in various outpatient and community settings. Kimberly has therapeutic interests in the areas of mindfulness, parenting and family issues, child and adolescent development, and clinical areas of anxiety, depression, substance abuse and trauma."
(805) 419-2038
Verified
Ventura, California 93003
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"Kimberly Prendergast, MA, LMFT has been assisting children, adolescents and families in crisis for over 20 years. She strongly believes in the power of hope and principles of recovery for the treatment of mental illness and substance use disorders. Her experience includes providing support to those navigating the criminal justice and educational systems as well as treatment within an inpatient psychiatric unit and in various outpatient and community settings. Kimberly has therapeutic interests in the areas of mindfulness, parenting and family issues, child and adolescent development, and clinical areas of anxiety, depression, substance abuse and trauma."
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Ventura, California 93003
"In my 33 years as a clinical and forensic psychologist, I have evaluated and treated hundreds of individuals with unique life histories, and equally unique paths to healing. As of April, 2017, I am retiring from my psychotherapy practice. I will continue to practice as a forensic psychologist, also part of my long career. The Court and attorneys appreciate my clinical acumen, my warmth, my sense of humor, and my directness in the evaluations and testimony I prepare for the Court. My reputation as an ethical forensic psychologist is well known to the Courts since 1985."
(805) 244-5827
Verified
Ventura, California 93003
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"In my 33 years as a clinical and forensic psychologist, I have evaluated and treated hundreds of individuals with unique life histories, and equally unique paths to healing. As of April, 2017, I am retiring from my psychotherapy practice. I will continue to practice as a forensic psychologist, also part of my long career. The Court and attorneys appreciate my clinical acumen, my warmth, my sense of humor, and my directness in the evaluations and testimony I prepare for the Court. My reputation as an ethical forensic psychologist is well known to the Courts since 1985."
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Ventura, California 93003
"I am a licensed psychologist specializing in working with ethnic minorities, survivors of trauma (specifically survivors of interpersonal trauma), and LGBTQIA+ individuals. I approach therapy from a multicultural, feminist, strength-based, and relational perspective. I will see you as a whole person with multiple (sometimes incompatible) identities. I aim to empower you to use your voice. Just like being in any other relationship, I believe the therapist-client match is very important. Together, we will work together to address the issues you are coming in with by learning more about yourself and how you interact with others."
(805) 715-8218
Verified
Ventura, California 93003
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"I am a licensed psychologist specializing in working with ethnic minorities, survivors of trauma (specifically survivors of interpersonal trauma), and LGBTQIA+ individuals. I approach therapy from a multicultural, feminist, strength-based, and relational perspective. I will see you as a whole person with multiple (sometimes incompatible) identities. I aim to empower you to use your voice. Just like being in any other relationship, I believe the therapist-client match is very important. Together, we will work together to address the issues you are coming in with by learning more about yourself and how you interact with others."
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Ventura, California 93001
"Painful or frightening memories can be healed with specialized therapy. Physical or emotional trauma can cause recurring nightmares and sleep disturbance, feelings of fear, guilt, shame, or physical pain. It can lead to reliving the experience over and over again, and may result in avoiding people, places or activities that remind you of what happened. Therapy can relieve the symptoms, frightening thoughts and feelings. It can help you to regain self-confidence and feel greater joy in life."
(805) 285-3938
Verified
Ventura, California 93001
"Painful or frightening memories can be healed with specialized therapy. Physical or emotional trauma can cause recurring nightmares and sleep disturbance, feelings of fear, guilt, shame, or physical pain. It can lead to reliving the experience over and over again, and may result in avoiding people, places or activities that remind you of what happened. Therapy can relieve the symptoms, frightening thoughts and feelings. It can help you to regain self-confidence and feel greater joy in life."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Ventura, California 93003
"Does your life look great on the outside but you feel lonely, sad, discouraged on the inside? Are you stuck in behaviors that affect your relationships, career and life or struggling with issues of current or old trauma, loss or grief?"
(805) 701-8850
Verified
Ventura, California 93003
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"Does your life look great on the outside but you feel lonely, sad, discouraged on the inside? Are you stuck in behaviors that affect your relationships, career and life or struggling with issues of current or old trauma, loss or grief?"
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Ventura, California 93001
"I strongly believe that relationships have the power to heal and transform, and this guides my approach as a therapist. I honor the uniqueness of each individual and draw on my professional training to create an experience tailored to your specific needs in therapy. Working collaboratively, we will engage in meaningful exploration of the issues impacting your well-being in order to achieve the change you want. I see my role as empowering you with new insight and skills and stronger connections to yourself and others so that you can live well and be resilient in responding to the challenges of life."
(805) 856-6763
Verified
Ventura, California 93001
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"I strongly believe that relationships have the power to heal and transform, and this guides my approach as a therapist. I honor the uniqueness of each individual and draw on my professional training to create an experience tailored to your specific needs in therapy. Working collaboratively, we will engage in meaningful exploration of the issues impacting your well-being in order to achieve the change you want. I see my role as empowering you with new insight and skills and stronger connections to yourself and others so that you can live well and be resilient in responding to the challenges of life."
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Ventura, California 93001
"Are you experiencing a transition or loss that you're struggling to navigate? Are old experiences and issues being triggered by your current situation? Are you interested in strengthening your connection to your inner guidance and your deeper self?"
(805) 256-1835
Verified
Ventura, California 93001
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"Are you experiencing a transition or loss that you're struggling to navigate? Are old experiences and issues being triggered by your current situation? Are you interested in strengthening your connection to your inner guidance and your deeper self?"
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Ventura, California 93003
"While therapy can be challenging to face, I try to make the process as easy as possible, hopefully even enjoyable. I enjoy working with adult individuals and couples who are curious about themselves, introspective/reflective and interested in personal growth and identity development. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) with 14 years of experience working with individuals, couples and families. My training has been heavily focused on helping people work through relationship issues and overcome feelings of anxiety, depression and grief/loss. I have also worked extensively with individuals working through addiction recovery."
(805) 521-4324
Verified
Ventura, California 93003
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"While therapy can be challenging to face, I try to make the process as easy as possible, hopefully even enjoyable. I enjoy working with adult individuals and couples who are curious about themselves, introspective/reflective and interested in personal growth and identity development. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) with 14 years of experience working with individuals, couples and families. My training has been heavily focused on helping people work through relationship issues and overcome feelings of anxiety, depression and grief/loss. I have also worked extensively with individuals working through addiction recovery."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Ventura, California 93003
"Are you like other guys who want to handle things on your own? Is trusting others an issue? It is not as hard as it seems. As men we tackle problems differently than women. We need the understanding of someone who has been through some of the same things and can relate from first hand experience. I work specifically with men and boys struggling with depression, addiction, or relationship issues. Treatment is focused on understanding what is going on in our life,why we make the choices we do and how to make life and relationship affirming choices."
(805) 746-3180
Verified
Ventura, California 93003
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"Are you like other guys who want to handle things on your own? Is trusting others an issue? It is not as hard as it seems. As men we tackle problems differently than women. We need the understanding of someone who has been through some of the same things and can relate from first hand experience. I work specifically with men and boys struggling with depression, addiction, or relationship issues. Treatment is focused on understanding what is going on in our life,why we make the choices we do and how to make life and relationship affirming choices."
Psychologist, PsyD, ABPP
Verified by Psychology Today
Ventura, California 93003
"Are you feeling stuck, trapped, or boxed in by your anxiety, fears, or insecurities? Have you tried everything but still find yourself in the same place or going in circles? Do you want someone warm and non-judgmental who will help you take your life back? Sometimes it's just a matter of getting some perspective, learning a few skills, or understanding yourself a little better so that your fears are no longer controlling you. My mission is to help clients get back to living a life that is meaningful and guided by what they truly value."
(805) 380-3527
Verified
Ventura, California 93003
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"Are you feeling stuck, trapped, or boxed in by your anxiety, fears, or insecurities? Have you tried everything but still find yourself in the same place or going in circles? Do you want someone warm and non-judgmental who will help you take your life back? Sometimes it's just a matter of getting some perspective, learning a few skills, or understanding yourself a little better so that your fears are no longer controlling you. My mission is to help clients get back to living a life that is meaningful and guided by what they truly value."
LPC Intern, MA, APCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Ventura, California 93003
"Stephanie Soule-Maggio, MA, APCC, believes in each person's potential for wellness and healing through connection and expressive arts. Stephanie supports children, adolescents, and adults who are facing life transitions or may be in crisis. She assists her clients with establishing safety, working towards change, developing healthy habits, and practicing self-care. She's worked in outpatient and residential mental health and addiction programs, schools, group homes, and private practice. She is a Registered Associate Professional Clinical Counselor receiving weekly supervision."
(805) 307-7808
Verified
Ventura, California 93003
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"Stephanie Soule-Maggio, MA, APCC, believes in each person's potential for wellness and healing through connection and expressive arts. Stephanie supports children, adolescents, and adults who are facing life transitions or may be in crisis. She assists her clients with establishing safety, working towards change, developing healthy habits, and practicing self-care. She's worked in outpatient and residential mental health and addiction programs, schools, group homes, and private practice. She is a Registered Associate Professional Clinical Counselor receiving weekly supervision."

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