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Carol Bartels
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT

Carol Bartels

Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT

Verified by Psychology Today Verified by Psychology Today
2 Endorsed
4647 Long Beach Boulevard, Unit C-4, Long Beach, CA 90805
Let's Connect (424) 281-6518
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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.
Call or Carol Bartels now for a free 15 minute consultation - (424) 281-6518

My Practice at a Glance

Available both in-person and online

4647 Long Beach Boulevard

Unit C-4

Long Beach, CA 90805

(424) 281-6518
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.
I specialize in Trauma and PTSD, Depression and Anxiety 
$200 Per Session, I accept insurance 
I see individuals and groups  
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.
Carol Bartels
Let's Connect (424) 281-6518
Photo of Carol Bartels, MFT, Marriage & Family Therapist

My Practice at a Glance

Available both in-person and online

4647 Long Beach Boulevard

Unit C-4

Long Beach, CA 90805

(424) 281-6518
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.
I specialize in Trauma and PTSD, Depression and Anxiety 
$200 Per Session, I accept insurance 
I see individuals and groups  
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.
Carol Bartels

Finances

Fees

  • Individual Sessions $200
  • Couple Sessions $225
  • Sliding scale: apply if you may be eligible
  • Pay by American Express, Cash, Check, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa

Insurance

  • I am happy to bill for out-of-network benefits
  • Out of Network
Check fees and, if listed, ask to verify your insurance coverage. or (424) 281-6518
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Carol Bartels
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Check fees and, if listed, ask to verify your insurance coverage. or (424) 281-6518
Photo of Carol Bartels, MFT, Marriage & Family Therapist
Carol Bartels
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT

Qualifications

  • Verified by Psychology Today Licensed by State of California / MFC85176 Carol Bartels
  • In Practice for 13 Years
  • Membership with CAMFT 85417 / 2010
  • Certificate from Certified Clinical Trauma Professional 2020
  • Attended Argosy University, Graduated 2010
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (424) 281-6518
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Carol Bartels
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (424) 281-6518
Photo of Carol Bartels, MFT, Marriage & Family Therapist
Carol Bartels
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT

Specialties and Expertise

Top Specialties

  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Depression
  • Anxiety

Expertise

  • Bisexual
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Lesbian
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Personality Disorders
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Women's Issues
Do these issues align with your needs? or (424) 281-6518
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Carol Bartels
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Do these issues align with your needs? or (424) 281-6518
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Carol Bartels
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT

2 Endorsements

Natasha Y. Vand
Natasha Y. Vand
Marriage & Family TherapistMALMFT
Carol Bartels demonstrates so much compassion and wise guidance with her clients. She balances a great level of patience and push for her clients so they can effectively get closer to their goals.

Client Focus

Age

Adults

Participants

Individuals
Group

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Gay Allied
Lesbian Allied
Non-Binary Allied
Queer Allied
Racial Justice Allied
Transgender Allied

Age

Adults

Participants

Individuals
Group

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
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (424) 281-6518
Photo of Carol Bartels, MFT, Marriage & Family Therapist
Carol Bartels
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (424) 281-6518
Photo of Carol Bartels, MFT, Marriage & Family Therapist
Carol Bartels
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT

Location

Primary Location

4647 Long Beach Boulevard

Unit C-4

Long Beach, CA 90805

(424) 281-6518
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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.
Call for a free consultation now - (424) 281-6518
Photo of Carol Bartels, MFT, Marriage & Family Therapist
Carol Bartels
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
"
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.
Call for a free consultation now - (424) 281-6518
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Carol Bartels
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Last Modified: 26 Aug 2023