Carol Bartels

Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT

Verified by Psychology Today
1 Endorsed
(424) 281-6518 Website

Carol Bartels

Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT

Verified by Psychology Today
1 Endorsed

Primary Location

4647 Long Beach Boulevard
Unit C-4
Long Beach, CA 90805
(424) 281-6518
Offers online therapy

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Announcement icon Due to COVID-19, I offer videoconferencing and outdoor walk-and-walk sessions. I am fully vaccinated and see clients in my office too now.

About

Is this the best it can be? You know you are not living your life to its fullest. You look around you at the state of the world and you see conflict, disasters, people being awful to each other and changes that happen so fast, no one can seem to keep up. It seems like you either have to shut down to the pain of the world, or you will drown in it. It’s so much easier in any given moment to lose yourself on your phone, or Netflix, or a drink or…. You can see that you’re checking out – and there’s a price to pay for that – but in the moment, you can’t muster anything better.
I can help you find a way through. You will learn skills to face fears, redirect negativity and fully live according to your values. You’ll understand and transform the parts of yourself that seem to derail you and capitalize on the parts of you that are resilient and powerful. I work side by side with you in that process with empathy, humor and realistic h
Climb out of the numbness and discover your strength. Find your purpose (or find it again!) You’ll be surprised that taking small actions can quickly lead to big shifts in how you feel. Take the first step by calling me for a free 20 minute consultation. Let me help you find color in life again.
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Carol Bartels
“Searching for peace and meaning in a COVID-19 world? I offer teletherapy to adults in California to help you make your own sense of it all.”

Finances

  • Session Fee: $200 per session
  • Couples Session Fee: $225 per session
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Check, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • I am happy to bill for out-of-network benefits
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 12 Years
  • License: California / MFC85176
  • School: Argosy University
  • Year Graduated: 2010

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: Certified Clinical Trauma Professional
  • Certificate Date: 2020
  • Membership: CAMFT / 85417
  • Member Since: 2010

Endorsements

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PsyD, LCSW, OTRL

Primary Location

4647 Long Beach Boulevard
Unit C-4
Long Beach, CA 90805
(424) 281-6518
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Life Transitions
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Age
  • Adults
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Gay Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Non-Binary Allied
  • Queer Allied
  • Racial Justice Allied
  • Transgender Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Climate Aware Therapist
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • EcoPsychology
  • Family / Marital
  • Humanistic
  • Integrative
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Person-Centered
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Group

Links

My Website

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Last Modified: 30 Nov 2022
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Carol Bartels

Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT