Laura Shore
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Ventura, CA 93003
From young adults struggling to find identity and sense of direction to mature adults struggling to find sense of meaning and purpose after milestones with family and/or career are met, I find that there is hidden strength, hope, and a unique self waiting to be discovered and nurtured.
The decision to pursue counseling is an extremely important and personal one. And, finding the right therapist is a crucial part of the process. I have been practicing in the field for 25 years and have worked in a variety of settings with adults and adolescents. In addition to having extensive experience in helping those who have suffered grief and loss, I am particularly skilled at working with highly sensitive individuals who are struggling with anxiety, depression, life transitions, interpersonal relationships, developmental issues, and identifying, understanding, and changing repetitive patterns that do not serve them.
(805) 354-5711
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Ventura, CA 93003
From young adults struggling to find identity and sense of direction to mature adults struggling to find sense of meaning and purpose after milestones with family and/or career are met, I find that there is hidden strength, hope, and a unique self waiting to be discovered and nurtured.
The decision to pursue counseling is an extremely important and personal one. And, finding the right therapist is a crucial part of the process. I have been practicing in the field for 25 years and have worked in a variety of settings with adults and adolescents. In addition to having extensive experience in helping those who have suffered grief and loss, I am particularly skilled at working with highly sensitive individuals who are struggling with anxiety, depression, life transitions, interpersonal relationships, developmental issues, and identifying, understanding, and changing repetitive patterns that do not serve them.
Ivet Castañeda Ruiz
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Ventura, CA 93003
Offers online therapy
***Now Accepting New Clients***Hola and Welcome. My name is Ivet Castañeda Ruiz, I have been a practicing therapist for the last 6 years. Throughout the course of my career I have gained an amplitude of experience working with children, adolescents, individuals and families. I know taking the first step and seeking help may be challenging for some, for that reason I believe in the essence of meeting people where they are. Life is constantly changing around us, the fluidities of life may cause life challenges and obstacles that may result in anxiety, depression, conflict within relationships and/or living inauthentically.
(805) 360-3793
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Ventura, CA 93003
Offers online therapy
***Now Accepting New Clients***Hola and Welcome. My name is Ivet Castañeda Ruiz, I have been a practicing therapist for the last 6 years. Throughout the course of my career I have gained an amplitude of experience working with children, adolescents, individuals and families. I know taking the first step and seeking help may be challenging for some, for that reason I believe in the essence of meeting people where they are. Life is constantly changing around us, the fluidities of life may cause life challenges and obstacles that may result in anxiety, depression, conflict within relationships and/or living inauthentically.
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Jonathan Erickson Phd - Life Transition Coach
PhD, ACC
Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
I help my clients survive and thrive during challenging life transitions. A new city or a new job, moving out of the parents house or moving into retirement, starting over after broken partnership or dealing with an empty nest—these kinds of massive changes can be overwhelming. Most of your old routines and assumptions suddenly fly out the window. Sometimes it can feel like you have to learn how to do life all over again. Major life transitions can drain you mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. I can't promise the road ahead will be easy, but I can help guide you through it with empathy, accountability, and kindness.
(805) 394-2734
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Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
I help my clients survive and thrive during challenging life transitions. A new city or a new job, moving out of the parents house or moving into retirement, starting over after broken partnership or dealing with an empty nest—these kinds of massive changes can be overwhelming. Most of your old routines and assumptions suddenly fly out the window. Sometimes it can feel like you have to learn how to do life all over again. Major life transitions can drain you mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. I can't promise the road ahead will be easy, but I can help guide you through it with empathy, accountability, and kindness.
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Tomas Joseph Madrigal
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, CATC-I, CATC-II, L-13546 Verified
Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
Struggling with addiction and feel rehab isn’t an option? Leaving your family, job, school and responsibilities for an extended period of time is not always needed to get yourself healthy and on track. If you or a loved one are struggling with addiction, I know the challenges of this lifestyle. Being caught in the cycle of addiction is hard--feelings of fear, failure, guilt, and shame. You may have tried stopping on your own, only to find yourself engaging in the same unhelpful behavior. Breaking this cycle alone is tough! Counseling may be more effective for you than rehab. I specialize in moderation & abstinence based approaches.
(805) 232-3895
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Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
Struggling with addiction and feel rehab isn’t an option? Leaving your family, job, school and responsibilities for an extended period of time is not always needed to get yourself healthy and on track. If you or a loved one are struggling with addiction, I know the challenges of this lifestyle. Being caught in the cycle of addiction is hard--feelings of fear, failure, guilt, and shame. You may have tried stopping on your own, only to find yourself engaging in the same unhelpful behavior. Breaking this cycle alone is tough! Counseling may be more effective for you than rehab. I specialize in moderation & abstinence based approaches.
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Hong Jeong
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, EMDR Verified
Ventura, CA 93003
Offers online therapy
I also specialized in treating anxiety due to multicultural issues (loss of identity, career issues, & dysfunctional family dynamics).
We all go through emotional storms where we feel emotionally and physically stuck; we worry too much and lose control of ourselves. Do you find yourself thrown off balance by your childhood trauma? Childhood traumatic experiences such as abandonment, abuse, and neglect lead to social anxiety. My approach is solution-focused and tailored to your needs and goals. I am committed to providing a profound sense of safety and offering compassionate and actionable guidance to all my clients.
(213) 769-8307
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Ventura, CA 93003
Offers online therapy
I also specialized in treating anxiety due to multicultural issues (loss of identity, career issues, & dysfunctional family dynamics).
We all go through emotional storms where we feel emotionally and physically stuck; we worry too much and lose control of ourselves. Do you find yourself thrown off balance by your childhood trauma? Childhood traumatic experiences such as abandonment, abuse, and neglect lead to social anxiety. My approach is solution-focused and tailored to your needs and goals. I am committed to providing a profound sense of safety and offering compassionate and actionable guidance to all my clients.
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Amanda Lee McQuade Crawford Lmft
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, RH -AHG Verified
Ventura, CA 93001
You want to transform what's bothering you into deep wisdom. That can seem out of reach when you're in the middle of a mess, though. My job is to listen to the whole story, or as much as you want to tell, so we can find easy ways to ground you. You can build from a stable foundation. Do you feel you don't even know how to work up the energy for self-repair? Let me help you catch your breath. It liberates your reservoir of life-force as soon as you take the first step to self-care. Life's challenges point us toward clues in the sometimes mysterious road to vibrant health... not just getting by, but enjoying the life you deserve.
(805) 856-6941
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Ventura, CA 93001
You want to transform what's bothering you into deep wisdom. That can seem out of reach when you're in the middle of a mess, though. My job is to listen to the whole story, or as much as you want to tell, so we can find easy ways to ground you. You can build from a stable foundation. Do you feel you don't even know how to work up the energy for self-repair? Let me help you catch your breath. It liberates your reservoir of life-force as soon as you take the first step to self-care. Life's challenges point us toward clues in the sometimes mysterious road to vibrant health... not just getting by, but enjoying the life you deserve.
Vision and Future Focus Program
MA, CIP, CATC, IV, SUDCC
Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
Vision and Future Focus is designed for people who want to take their life to a new level. People who want clarity and expansion in career and financial freedom, relationships, confidence or personal development. People who want to rid themselves of unwanted thoughts and behaviors. People who want to achieve their goals, dreams, and desires! Vision and Future Focus is a six-week program focused on aligning the subconscious mind with your current purpose and goals. This is important because we run 95% of our day from the subconscious mind. This is where our “default” programming is that dictates the course of our lives.
(844) 284-9995
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Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
Vision and Future Focus is designed for people who want to take their life to a new level. People who want clarity and expansion in career and financial freedom, relationships, confidence or personal development. People who want to rid themselves of unwanted thoughts and behaviors. People who want to achieve their goals, dreams, and desires! Vision and Future Focus is a six-week program focused on aligning the subconscious mind with your current purpose and goals. This is important because we run 95% of our day from the subconscious mind. This is where our “default” programming is that dictates the course of our lives.
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Halie Martin
Marriage & Family Therapist Intern Verified
Ventura, CA 93003
Offers online therapy
Transitions like starting a new career or going to college can create unexpected emotions to arise. Stress and anxiety can become overwhelming, and we may slip back into old patterns that do not serve us anymore. As a Navy Veteran, I understand how life transitions can be difficult and learning new coping skills can be challenging. I can support you in identifying and overcoming challenges that are creating barriers. Together we can look at the emotions that are emerging, learn to process them and use them to move forward.
(818) 862-3890
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Ventura, CA 93003
Offers online therapy
Transitions like starting a new career or going to college can create unexpected emotions to arise. Stress and anxiety can become overwhelming, and we may slip back into old patterns that do not serve us anymore. As a Navy Veteran, I understand how life transitions can be difficult and learning new coping skills can be challenging. I can support you in identifying and overcoming challenges that are creating barriers. Together we can look at the emotions that are emerging, learn to process them and use them to move forward.
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Helen Ann Herms
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Office is near:
Ventura, CA 93003
Offers online therapy
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) 232-7754
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Office is near:
Ventura, CA 93003
Offers online therapy
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?
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Lauren Guy
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Office is near:
Ventura, CA 93001
Not accepting new clients
Examples of wellness goals include stress reduction, organization, weight loss, career change, sobriety, increased focus, maximized performance and mastery of other life challenges.
As individuals progress though life, therapy can be a vital component to navigating challenges, increasing self-understanding, and reducing unwanted psychological symptoms. Utilizing a strength-based and solution-oriented approach combined with traditional therapy techniques, I provide personalized psychotherapy and coaching to assist each individual in achieving their goals. I believe in a comprehensive treatment approach to create healthy change and assist clients in envisioning the future they desire.
(805) 918-4736
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Office is near:
Ventura, CA 93001
Not accepting new clients
Examples of wellness goals include stress reduction, organization, weight loss, career change, sobriety, increased focus, maximized performance and mastery of other life challenges.
As individuals progress though life, therapy can be a vital component to navigating challenges, increasing self-understanding, and reducing unwanted psychological symptoms. Utilizing a strength-based and solution-oriented approach combined with traditional therapy techniques, I provide personalized psychotherapy and coaching to assist each individual in achieving their goals. I believe in a comprehensive treatment approach to create healthy change and assist clients in envisioning the future they desire.
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George Rosch
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LCSW, CCS Verified
Ventura, CA 93003
Offers online therapy
During my 30+ years of clinical practice I find myself working particularly effective with important life transition stages, i.e. adolescents, young adult, mid-life, later-life. I view issues of loss, marriage, divorce, identity, vocation and aging as doorways to a deeper and more actualized life. Out of intensive study, practice, and my own life experiences, I meet the client at their own unique crossroad. Together we engage in a journey of symptom-relief, discovery and new possibilities. I am an active and engaging therapist...learning from hundreds of private practice clients & families & additional hundreds of agency participants.
(805) 254-4896
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Ventura, CA 93003
Offers online therapy
During my 30+ years of clinical practice I find myself working particularly effective with important life transition stages, i.e. adolescents, young adult, mid-life, later-life. I view issues of loss, marriage, divorce, identity, vocation and aging as doorways to a deeper and more actualized life. Out of intensive study, practice, and my own life experiences, I meet the client at their own unique crossroad. Together we engage in a journey of symptom-relief, discovery and new possibilities. I am an active and engaging therapist...learning from hundreds of private practice clients & families & additional hundreds of agency participants.
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Jennifer Lynn Bartlett
AMFT Verified
Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
I have completed her Master’s in Science in Counseling Psychology Degree with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from California Lutheran University. I am a registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist and has experience working with families, couples, adolescents, LGBTQI+, individual work, intimate partner violence, and substance use/abuse, and recovery.
(805) 350-7416
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Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
I have completed her Master’s in Science in Counseling Psychology Degree with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from California Lutheran University. I am a registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist and has experience working with families, couples, adolescents, LGBTQI+, individual work, intimate partner violence, and substance use/abuse, and recovery.
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Cody Norris
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MS, AMFT Verified
Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
I can help you navigate the process of exploring your identity and your place in a difficult world. You may be struggling with the many transitions that occur during your particular phase of life, especially if you are making sense of bad experiences or broken relationships from childhood. You might feel anxious, depressed, or angry, isolate yourself from others, or argue with family. Sometimes you might experience voices, visions, or beliefs that others think are strange. You are not alone in these experiences.
(805) 261-4318
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Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
I can help you navigate the process of exploring your identity and your place in a difficult world. You may be struggling with the many transitions that occur during your particular phase of life, especially if you are making sense of bad experiences or broken relationships from childhood. You might feel anxious, depressed, or angry, isolate yourself from others, or argue with family. Sometimes you might experience voices, visions, or beliefs that others think are strange. You are not alone in these experiences.
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Kristi Walsh
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT Verified
Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
The wounds and scars of our childhood often cause us to repeat dysfunctional patterns in our attempt to heal. We don't repeat painful relationships out of masochism or familiarity; we repeat because we want a different outcome, one we believe will shift how we feel about ourselves and our past. As a psychoanalyst, I explore (not dwell on) early care-giving relationships, traumas, and other life events that shaped who you have become. As your emotional story is realized we use our therapy relationship, your current life, and ongoing awareness of your inner world to work through the stuck places and create a different future.
(805) 628-4325
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Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
The wounds and scars of our childhood often cause us to repeat dysfunctional patterns in our attempt to heal. We don't repeat painful relationships out of masochism or familiarity; we repeat because we want a different outcome, one we believe will shift how we feel about ourselves and our past. As a psychoanalyst, I explore (not dwell on) early care-giving relationships, traumas, and other life events that shaped who you have become. As your emotional story is realized we use our therapy relationship, your current life, and ongoing awareness of your inner world to work through the stuck places and create a different future.
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David Jacobs
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Ventura, CA 93003
Offers online therapy
My practice focuses on psychological evaluations for children, adolescents, adults, and seniors. Some reasons folks seek my help is to assess for autism, intellectual deficits, learning disorders, ADHD, as well as to address possible depression/anxiety that often accompany these conditions. In some cases, I am asked to perform testing to inform the efficacy of ADHD/ADD medication through the use of continuous performance testing. My approach is to learn about the whole person rather than rely on tests alone to produce an evaluation best suited to your needs.
(805) 409-3177
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Ventura, CA 93003
Offers online therapy
My practice focuses on psychological evaluations for children, adolescents, adults, and seniors. Some reasons folks seek my help is to assess for autism, intellectual deficits, learning disorders, ADHD, as well as to address possible depression/anxiety that often accompany these conditions. In some cases, I am asked to perform testing to inform the efficacy of ADHD/ADD medication through the use of continuous performance testing. My approach is to learn about the whole person rather than rely on tests alone to produce an evaluation best suited to your needs.
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Jessica Beving
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
I have been practicing as a Marriage Family Therapist for 13 years, providing unconditional positive regard and a "safe" confidential space for children, adolescents, young and older adults, couples, and families to explore their thoughts and feelings so that each person I work with can get one step closer to living the life he, she or they want; whether this means having more ease and less stress or anxiety, empowering oneself and each other within the family system or working things out in a positive and meaningful way for oneself and within one's relationships. I am here to help you have the life that you want to create.
(805) 819-5378
Verified

Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
I have been practicing as a Marriage Family Therapist for 13 years, providing unconditional positive regard and a "safe" confidential space for children, adolescents, young and older adults, couples, and families to explore their thoughts and feelings so that each person I work with can get one step closer to living the life he, she or they want; whether this means having more ease and less stress or anxiety, empowering oneself and each other within the family system or working things out in a positive and meaningful way for oneself and within one's relationships. I am here to help you have the life that you want to create.
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Deborah E Cluff
PhD
Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
Is your life a reflection of your heart's desires? Do you have habits that no longer serve you? Are you ready for real, lasting change in your life? We've all felt stuck or lost at some point in our lives and getting true support can make the difference between staying there and growing through it. I help you recognize the intelligence of your emotions, clarify your thoughts so you can organize your mind, and connect to your inner wisdom, so you can be empowered in all areas of your precious life. We all have the power to break unhelpful, unconscious patterns and replace them with new models for success.
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Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
Is your life a reflection of your heart's desires? Do you have habits that no longer serve you? Are you ready for real, lasting change in your life? We've all felt stuck or lost at some point in our lives and getting true support can make the difference between staying there and growing through it. I help you recognize the intelligence of your emotions, clarify your thoughts so you can organize your mind, and connect to your inner wisdom, so you can be empowered in all areas of your precious life. We all have the power to break unhelpful, unconscious patterns and replace them with new models for success.
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Andrew Bassuk
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PsyD, LCSW Verified
Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
Powerful, Effective Therapy - If you are going through a really difficult situation let's get you feeling better quickly. I will help you understand some practical strategies you can use but equally important, I will help you develop powerful skills that will give you greater balance and calm even if you are in a seemingly impossible situation. And, you'll begin to feel results from our very first session. I know it takes courage to make that first call - take the leap and invest in your self and your greater happiness and well-being.
(805) 248-7344
Verified
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Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
Powerful, Effective Therapy - If you are going through a really difficult situation let's get you feeling better quickly. I will help you understand some practical strategies you can use but equally important, I will help you develop powerful skills that will give you greater balance and calm even if you are in a seemingly impossible situation. And, you'll begin to feel results from our very first session. I know it takes courage to make that first call - take the leap and invest in your self and your greater happiness and well-being.
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Kira Wiggins
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, AMFT, RD, CDE, C-IAYT Verified
Ventura, CA 93003
Offers online therapy
Are you less than satisfied with who you've become and the life you're living? Many of us struggle with acceptance and love for our bodies and are unsure how to make peace with ourselves and plot a positive path forward. I believe therapy is a collaboration where I meet you wherever you are and we become partners on the path toward your best self. Because mental and emotional distress happens in relationship, we begin with the most important relationship you will ever have – the one with yourself. The way in which we treat ourselves directly correlates with how we show up in the world and connect with others.
(805) 360-6808
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Ventura, CA 93003
Offers online therapy
Are you less than satisfied with who you've become and the life you're living? Many of us struggle with acceptance and love for our bodies and are unsure how to make peace with ourselves and plot a positive path forward. I believe therapy is a collaboration where I meet you wherever you are and we become partners on the path toward your best self. Because mental and emotional distress happens in relationship, we begin with the most important relationship you will ever have – the one with yourself. The way in which we treat ourselves directly correlates with how we show up in the world and connect with others.
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Leticia T Vidales
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Ventura, CA 93003
Are you dissatisfied with your personal, work or family life and experience frustration, overwhelm, confusion or other debilitating emotions such as anxiety and depression? Do you also seek to learn more about yourself and your relationships? If so, I am here to offer you support with your life challenges and personal growth. I strive to help you gain clarity about your unique self and circumstances as well as to develop healthy realistic solutions. By connecting with your authenticity and learning new ways of being and relating, inner calm, fulfilling relationships, and personal growth can be attained.
(805) 246-9220
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Ventura, CA 93003
Are you dissatisfied with your personal, work or family life and experience frustration, overwhelm, confusion or other debilitating emotions such as anxiety and depression? Do you also seek to learn more about yourself and your relationships? If so, I am here to offer you support with your life challenges and personal growth. I strive to help you gain clarity about your unique self and circumstances as well as to develop healthy realistic solutions. By connecting with your authenticity and learning new ways of being and relating, inner calm, fulfilling relationships, and personal growth can be attained.

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