David Burke
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
New Downtown
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Offers online therapy
I help people identify the deeper causes of their problems and make important changes in their lives. As a psychologist in practice over 15 years, I have experience working with a wide range of problems including depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, poor self-esteem, work-related stress, difficulty managing emotions, sexuality concerns, and addictions/compulsions. I have a particular expertise in helping individuals and couples work through relationship problems. My aim is to help people to develop greater self-awareness and internal strength, find meaning and hope, and create more satisfying relationships.
(310) 844-2770
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New Downtown
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Offers online therapy
I help people identify the deeper causes of their problems and make important changes in their lives. As a psychologist in practice over 15 years, I have experience working with a wide range of problems including depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, poor self-esteem, work-related stress, difficulty managing emotions, sexuality concerns, and addictions/compulsions. I have a particular expertise in helping individuals and couples work through relationship problems. My aim is to help people to develop greater self-awareness and internal strength, find meaning and hope, and create more satisfying relationships.
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Patricia Diane Johnson
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD Verified
New Downtown
Los Angeles, CA 90015
My expertise also includes treating Anxiety, Depression, Relationship Issues, Divorce, Parenting, Addiction, Trauma, Domestic Violence, Loss/Grief, and LGBTQ+ Issues.
Have you been suddenly hit with overwhelming fear, worry, anxiety, leaving you feeling out of control? Are you feeling sad and lonely but you are too ashamed or reluctant to tell anyone about it? These experiences can leave a person feeling helpless and hopeless. There are ways to alleviate these intense feelings. There are many mental health professionals from whom to choose, but what really matters now is, "Who can help me?" Entering psychotherapy can be confusing. In an empathic and safe environment, I help each client understand how their past affects their present so that they may achieve the desired change in their life.
(818) 990-9008
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New Downtown
Los Angeles, CA 90015
My expertise also includes treating Anxiety, Depression, Relationship Issues, Divorce, Parenting, Addiction, Trauma, Domestic Violence, Loss/Grief, and LGBTQ+ Issues.
Have you been suddenly hit with overwhelming fear, worry, anxiety, leaving you feeling out of control? Are you feeling sad and lonely but you are too ashamed or reluctant to tell anyone about it? These experiences can leave a person feeling helpless and hopeless. There are ways to alleviate these intense feelings. There are many mental health professionals from whom to choose, but what really matters now is, "Who can help me?" Entering psychotherapy can be confusing. In an empathic and safe environment, I help each client understand how their past affects their present so that they may achieve the desired change in their life.
Christina M. Charlotin
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
New Downtown
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Offers online therapy
I specialize in working with adults who experience depression, anxiety disorders (agoraphobia, panic disorder, social anxiety, specific phobias), OCD, insomnia, chronic pain, relationship challenges, heartbreak, phase-of-life stressors, procrastination behaviors & LGBTQ/Race related trauma.
Some mental health providers disagree, but, I do believe we have the power to choose our emotions. Watch, I'll show you - I couple evidenced-based treatments, wellness perspectives, Eastern theories, a conscious awareness approach - geared towards creating intrinsic & extrinsic progress. Your progress may include improved relationships, increased motivation, stronger sense of self-value, greater career & academic success, a reduction of painful & distressful emotions/unwanted behaviors. Full Disclosure: my therapy style is very assertive. I'll say things like "Yes, your feelings are valid - & so?" "That doesn't mean they serve you".
(323) 508-2096
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New Downtown
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Offers online therapy
I specialize in working with adults who experience depression, anxiety disorders (agoraphobia, panic disorder, social anxiety, specific phobias), OCD, insomnia, chronic pain, relationship challenges, heartbreak, phase-of-life stressors, procrastination behaviors & LGBTQ/Race related trauma.
Some mental health providers disagree, but, I do believe we have the power to choose our emotions. Watch, I'll show you - I couple evidenced-based treatments, wellness perspectives, Eastern theories, a conscious awareness approach - geared towards creating intrinsic & extrinsic progress. Your progress may include improved relationships, increased motivation, stronger sense of self-value, greater career & academic success, a reduction of painful & distressful emotions/unwanted behaviors. Full Disclosure: my therapy style is very assertive. I'll say things like "Yes, your feelings are valid - & so?" "That doesn't mean they serve you".
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Morgan G Bogad
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
New Downtown
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Offers online therapy
Something in your life has become enough of a problem that you are seeking help. When things don't turn out the way you imagined, or you find yourself repeating the same patterns that keep you working against yourself, it is only natural to feel anxious, depressed, and/or overwhelmed. You might feel blindsided by a big life transition, paralyzed by shame or fear, or as if you are constantly fighting an uphill battle. Whatever the issue, you are capable of making change, and I am here to help.
(818) 446-9781
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New Downtown
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Offers online therapy
Something in your life has become enough of a problem that you are seeking help. When things don't turn out the way you imagined, or you find yourself repeating the same patterns that keep you working against yourself, it is only natural to feel anxious, depressed, and/or overwhelmed. You might feel blindsided by a big life transition, paralyzed by shame or fear, or as if you are constantly fighting an uphill battle. Whatever the issue, you are capable of making change, and I am here to help.
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Chrys Kinchen
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, LCSW Verified
New Downtown
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Offers online therapy
In the past 8 years, I've worked with a range, from debilitating depression, to trauma response, to adjusting to a life changes.
Self-discovery can be a freeing journey, an unveiling of answers, often hidden right below the surface. With therapy, you don't have to do it alone! I am your therapist, but I view you as the expert of your life. I am a sounding board - creating a safe space for us to work together to navigate through thoughts you want to explore or challenges you may face. We can improve the overall quality of your life by fostering increased self-awareness and insight, suggesting alternative approaches and helping develop skills needed to function in your life more wholly.
(323) 498-2384
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New Downtown
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Offers online therapy
In the past 8 years, I've worked with a range, from debilitating depression, to trauma response, to adjusting to a life changes.
Self-discovery can be a freeing journey, an unveiling of answers, often hidden right below the surface. With therapy, you don't have to do it alone! I am your therapist, but I view you as the expert of your life. I am a sounding board - creating a safe space for us to work together to navigate through thoughts you want to explore or challenges you may face. We can improve the overall quality of your life by fostering increased self-awareness and insight, suggesting alternative approaches and helping develop skills needed to function in your life more wholly.
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Dr. David Perlman
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
New Downtown
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Offers online therapy
Do you feel stuck and powerless in your ability to manage anxiety or depression? Are you having issues in your relationships at home or at work and feeling detached, undervalued, or unsatisfied? Perhaps you feel alone in this experience, or unable to find a way to connect with the people in your life to get help. Despite everything you have tried, it seems hard to find answers or lasting relief. I don't want you to suffer anymore. I can help you through intense emotions and difficult situations. Together we can find a way for you to meet life’s struggles with confidence and with a deeper understanding of yourself.
(424) 336-1251
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New Downtown
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Offers online therapy
Do you feel stuck and powerless in your ability to manage anxiety or depression? Are you having issues in your relationships at home or at work and feeling detached, undervalued, or unsatisfied? Perhaps you feel alone in this experience, or unable to find a way to connect with the people in your life to get help. Despite everything you have tried, it seems hard to find answers or lasting relief. I don't want you to suffer anymore. I can help you through intense emotions and difficult situations. Together we can find a way for you to meet life’s struggles with confidence and with a deeper understanding of yourself.
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Nicole M Hendrickson
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, MA, LPCC Verified
New Downtown
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Offers online therapy
I have several years of experience working with anxiety, panic, depression (including severe depression and chronic suicidality), trauma (including complex trauma, child abuse and sexual assault survivors), grief/loss, eating disorders, sex addiction, and other substance use disorders.
Many of us walk around every day wearing some version of a mask. Some of us do so to protect or take care of others, some of us wear the mask to fit in, and some of us wear it because of shame. My hope is that everyone I work with becomes a little bit more comfortable with the person underneath the mask-- their true authentic self. My practice tends to focus on working with individuals from marginalized communities, including LGBTQ-identified and BIPOC. I truly believe the therapeutic relationship can be a healing one, and be the first step in taking off your mask.
(323) 601-0504
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New Downtown
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Offers online therapy
I have several years of experience working with anxiety, panic, depression (including severe depression and chronic suicidality), trauma (including complex trauma, child abuse and sexual assault survivors), grief/loss, eating disorders, sex addiction, and other substance use disorders.
Many of us walk around every day wearing some version of a mask. Some of us do so to protect or take care of others, some of us wear the mask to fit in, and some of us wear it because of shame. My hope is that everyone I work with becomes a little bit more comfortable with the person underneath the mask-- their true authentic self. My practice tends to focus on working with individuals from marginalized communities, including LGBTQ-identified and BIPOC. I truly believe the therapeutic relationship can be a healing one, and be the first step in taking off your mask.
Connor McClenahan
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
New Downtown
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Offers online therapy
It starts with understanding more about what you feel, and moving through - rather than holding on - to difficult feelings like anxiety, depression, or trauma.
I help lawyers and other professionals overcome difficult emotional patterns so they can live a life they love. You want to focus, to enjoy meaningful work, to handle conflict well, but instead you feel a tightness in your chest, short temper, and you can't get to sleep. Anxiety can be like that - it can be like a fire alarm that keeps going off, telling you something isn't okay.
(626) 317-6842
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New Downtown
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Offers online therapy
It starts with understanding more about what you feel, and moving through - rather than holding on - to difficult feelings like anxiety, depression, or trauma.
I help lawyers and other professionals overcome difficult emotional patterns so they can live a life they love. You want to focus, to enjoy meaningful work, to handle conflict well, but instead you feel a tightness in your chest, short temper, and you can't get to sleep. Anxiety can be like that - it can be like a fire alarm that keeps going off, telling you something isn't okay.
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Marcella Haro
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
New Downtown
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Offers online therapy
I work with people suffering from anxiety and/or depression who wish to deeply explore what is behind the symptoms they are experiencing. I work best with people who need a space to be heard and want to be empowered in their treatment. If you are noticing patterns and themes in your life and are unsure about why you are unable to do things differently despite wanting to change, exploring your foundational experiences can help to get to the root of the matter. Sometimes coping skills and tools are not enough, and I am here to help. I am LGBTQ affirmative, sex positive, and work through a social justice lens.
(213) 817-5971
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New Downtown
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Offers online therapy
I work with people suffering from anxiety and/or depression who wish to deeply explore what is behind the symptoms they are experiencing. I work best with people who need a space to be heard and want to be empowered in their treatment. If you are noticing patterns and themes in your life and are unsure about why you are unable to do things differently despite wanting to change, exploring your foundational experiences can help to get to the root of the matter. Sometimes coping skills and tools are not enough, and I am here to help. I am LGBTQ affirmative, sex positive, and work through a social justice lens.
Sergio Ocampo
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, SEP, BEng, EMDR II Verified
New Downtown
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Offers online therapy
BOOK AN ONLINE SESSION TODAY! - Do LOVE and HAPPINESS elude you? Are you FEELING DOWN and blue or ON EDGE and irritable? Did something harmful, hurtful, or devastating happen long ago that still haunts and negatively influences you today? If you have the need to talk to someone in a safe, secure, confidential environment, I can help. Childhood experiences, traumatic events, and family issues often stay with us throughout our lives. These can affect our moods and views of the world and may show up as anxiety, depression and even PTSD symptoms – sleepless nights, constant worrying, and a sense of emptiness are not uncommon.
(626) 406-2385
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New Downtown
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Offers online therapy
BOOK AN ONLINE SESSION TODAY! - Do LOVE and HAPPINESS elude you? Are you FEELING DOWN and blue or ON EDGE and irritable? Did something harmful, hurtful, or devastating happen long ago that still haunts and negatively influences you today? If you have the need to talk to someone in a safe, secure, confidential environment, I can help. Childhood experiences, traumatic events, and family issues often stay with us throughout our lives. These can affect our moods and views of the world and may show up as anxiety, depression and even PTSD symptoms – sleepless nights, constant worrying, and a sense of emptiness are not uncommon.
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Alberto Serrano-Brothers
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW , MSW , BASW Verified
New Downtown
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Offers online therapy
Thank you for taking the first step towards seeking help when life gets difficult. I work with children, adolescents, and adults who struggle with anxiety, depression, trauma, and personality disorders. I offer individual, family, and couples therapy in a safe and non-judgmental atmosphere. I believe that each individual is unique and I want to help you uncover your strengths to create a life worth living.
(323) 593-4172
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New Downtown
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Offers online therapy
Thank you for taking the first step towards seeking help when life gets difficult. I work with children, adolescents, and adults who struggle with anxiety, depression, trauma, and personality disorders. I offer individual, family, and couples therapy in a safe and non-judgmental atmosphere. I believe that each individual is unique and I want to help you uncover your strengths to create a life worth living.
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Gita Donovan
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
New Downtown
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Offers online therapy
I work with depression and anxiety, both specific and existential.
We all have ideals-- how we think we should feel, how we feel we should think, how we want others to behave towards us, how we want our life to unfold. When reality doesn’t match our ideals, it can bring confusion, frustration, even despair. We may feel trapped between our ideals and reality, leading us to believe we are spinning in circles. I see the therapeutic process as one that allows for an exploration of these ideals and an opportunity to understand how they play a role in one’s relationship with self and with others. My hope is that, through this process, you will find a deeper clarity of your values, wants, and needs.
(818) 839-0079
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New Downtown
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Offers online therapy
I work with depression and anxiety, both specific and existential.
We all have ideals-- how we think we should feel, how we feel we should think, how we want others to behave towards us, how we want our life to unfold. When reality doesn’t match our ideals, it can bring confusion, frustration, even despair. We may feel trapped between our ideals and reality, leading us to believe we are spinning in circles. I see the therapeutic process as one that allows for an exploration of these ideals and an opportunity to understand how they play a role in one’s relationship with self and with others. My hope is that, through this process, you will find a deeper clarity of your values, wants, and needs.
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Adaobi Anyeji
Psychologist, PhD Verified
New Downtown
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Offers online therapy
The weight of emotional pain can be unbearable and lonely. It is difficult, impossible even, to envision feeling better, feeling fulfilled, feeling connected or just feeling like yourself again. These emotions may result from depression, anxiety, grief, relationship problems, pregnancy issues, or life/work stressors. I understand how daunting this first step can be and I provide a safe, warm space to help you make your way through this.
(213) 292-5181
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New Downtown
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Offers online therapy
The weight of emotional pain can be unbearable and lonely. It is difficult, impossible even, to envision feeling better, feeling fulfilled, feeling connected or just feeling like yourself again. These emotions may result from depression, anxiety, grief, relationship problems, pregnancy issues, or life/work stressors. I understand how daunting this first step can be and I provide a safe, warm space to help you make your way through this.
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Shaelyn T Pham
Psychologist, PhD Verified
New Downtown
Los Angeles, CA 90017
I'm committed to help you achieve your goals for personal development and growth. I can help you find joy in your life, satisfaction in your relationships, & success in your career! My clinical focus includes adolescents & adults with depression, anxiety, anger management, trauma, personality disorders & relationship issues. We'll work collaboratively together through the challenges that have been a hindrance to your happiness. You will gain self-awareness, achieve emotional understanding & find meaningful solutions. You'll establish healthier relationships with yourself & others so that you may lead a happy and fulfilling life.
(949) 200-8984
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New Downtown
Los Angeles, CA 90017
I'm committed to help you achieve your goals for personal development and growth. I can help you find joy in your life, satisfaction in your relationships, & success in your career! My clinical focus includes adolescents & adults with depression, anxiety, anger management, trauma, personality disorders & relationship issues. We'll work collaboratively together through the challenges that have been a hindrance to your happiness. You will gain self-awareness, achieve emotional understanding & find meaningful solutions. You'll establish healthier relationships with yourself & others so that you may lead a happy and fulfilling life.
Gavin Cross
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, AMFT, APCC, EMDR Verified
New Downtown
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Offers online therapy
I help people make sense of their past to find hope for their future. You look ahead to a day of peace, where you can make decisions with confidence. You want to pass time enjoying connection with others, turning down the background noise of your thoughts, and embracing achievement and relaxation. You also know that stress and depression want to derail that dream. They coax your thoughts towards doubt and irritation. They hijack your energy and sleep, and they focus your emotions on that horrible thing that happened, stealing your attention from the life in front of you.
(323) 524-2282
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New Downtown
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Offers online therapy
I help people make sense of their past to find hope for their future. You look ahead to a day of peace, where you can make decisions with confidence. You want to pass time enjoying connection with others, turning down the background noise of your thoughts, and embracing achievement and relaxation. You also know that stress and depression want to derail that dream. They coax your thoughts towards doubt and irritation. They hijack your energy and sleep, and they focus your emotions on that horrible thing that happened, stealing your attention from the life in front of you.
Here Counseling
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
New Downtown
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Offers online therapy
You'll learn to overcome difficult emotions like depression, anxiety, and anger.
You've probably always wanted to be able to feel calm in the midst of difficult situations, maybe for your whole life. But for many of us, this doesn't come naturally. The reality is, for those people you look up to in your life who are able to have strong relationships, feel calm under pressure, it doesn't come naturally for them either. They learned an important skill called emotional regulation that guides them through difficult times. It's what helps them make clear decisions, express themselves vulnerably, manage their time and money well, and share deep moments of connection.
(626) 774-7827
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New Downtown
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Offers online therapy
You'll learn to overcome difficult emotions like depression, anxiety, and anger.
You've probably always wanted to be able to feel calm in the midst of difficult situations, maybe for your whole life. But for many of us, this doesn't come naturally. The reality is, for those people you look up to in your life who are able to have strong relationships, feel calm under pressure, it doesn't come naturally for them either. They learned an important skill called emotional regulation that guides them through difficult times. It's what helps them make clear decisions, express themselves vulnerably, manage their time and money well, and share deep moments of connection.
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Jessica McDonald
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
New Downtown
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Offers online therapy
I work with a variety of concerns, including depression, anxiety, addiction, grief, and relationship difficulties.
During treatment, we will think together about the past you have experienced and the future you desire. Therapy will cultivate an experience of being seen and understood in times of transition, disruption, or struggle. We will make space for sequestered parts of your identity and examine developmental and relationship patterns.
(213) 808-6075
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New Downtown
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Offers online therapy
I work with a variety of concerns, including depression, anxiety, addiction, grief, and relationship difficulties.
During treatment, we will think together about the past you have experienced and the future you desire. Therapy will cultivate an experience of being seen and understood in times of transition, disruption, or struggle. We will make space for sequestered parts of your identity and examine developmental and relationship patterns.
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Jennifer M. Sandoval
Psychologist, PhD Verified
New Downtown
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Offers online therapy
Not accepting new clients
C.G. Jung famously said, "I would rather be whole than good." Wholeness, knowledge and acceptance of oneself, and living life fully is what depth psychotherapy is all about. Each person or couple begins the process of psychotherapy for different reasons. For some, there may be an immediate crisis or trauma to be worked through. Others may be experiencing extended symptoms of depression, hopelessness, anxiety, addiction, anger, confusion, procrastination, loneliness, sexual and relationship problems, or grief. Many seek to explore important questions of meaning, identity, spirituality, philosophy, gender issues, psychology, politics and power. All are suitable reasons for depth psychotherapy.
(831) 346-1042
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New Downtown
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Offers online therapy
Not accepting new clients
C.G. Jung famously said, "I would rather be whole than good." Wholeness, knowledge and acceptance of oneself, and living life fully is what depth psychotherapy is all about. Each person or couple begins the process of psychotherapy for different reasons. For some, there may be an immediate crisis or trauma to be worked through. Others may be experiencing extended symptoms of depression, hopelessness, anxiety, addiction, anger, confusion, procrastination, loneliness, sexual and relationship problems, or grief. Many seek to explore important questions of meaning, identity, spirituality, philosophy, gender issues, psychology, politics and power. All are suitable reasons for depth psychotherapy.
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John C Park
Psychologist, PhD Verified
New Downtown
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Offers online therapy
Do you experience uncontrolled anxiety or depression? Are you struggling to deal with the Corona virus pandemic? Is your doctor unable to help you? I specialize in cognitive behavioral therapy which empowers you to take control of your life. I am a psychologist and professor who has been trained at Dartmouth Medical Center where I received specialized training to treat anxiety, panic attacks, depression, chronic pain, and other medical conditions. My goal is to help you to regain control of your life. Currently, due to social distancing, audio and video sessions are conducted.
(909) 726-7702
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New Downtown
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Offers online therapy
Do you experience uncontrolled anxiety or depression? Are you struggling to deal with the Corona virus pandemic? Is your doctor unable to help you? I specialize in cognitive behavioral therapy which empowers you to take control of your life. I am a psychologist and professor who has been trained at Dartmouth Medical Center where I received specialized training to treat anxiety, panic attacks, depression, chronic pain, and other medical conditions. My goal is to help you to regain control of your life. Currently, due to social distancing, audio and video sessions are conducted.
Mark Howerton - Teletherapy
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
New Downtown
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Offers online therapy
Taking new clients. Start with a phone call TODAY! Feeling stressed or overwhelmed, depressed, unmotivated, or scattered? Are you struggling with direction or the next steps in what seems like a crazy world? Let me help. My clients are good people doing their best in the face of real-life challenges. I help individuals, couples, and families move forward in their lives. Whether you are seeking therapy for personal growth, relationship issues, divorce, parenting challenges, or life stage transitions my clients would tell you that the practical interventions they receive in our sessions significantly helped progress in their lives.
(949) 401-9248
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New Downtown
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Offers online therapy
Taking new clients. Start with a phone call TODAY! Feeling stressed or overwhelmed, depressed, unmotivated, or scattered? Are you struggling with direction or the next steps in what seems like a crazy world? Let me help. My clients are good people doing their best in the face of real-life challenges. I help individuals, couples, and families move forward in their lives. Whether you are seeking therapy for personal growth, relationship issues, divorce, parenting challenges, or life stage transitions my clients would tell you that the practical interventions they receive in our sessions significantly helped progress in their lives.

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Depression Therapists
Depressive disorders are characterized by persistent feelings of sadness and worthlessness and a lack of desire to engage in formerly pleasurable activities. Depression is not a passing blue mood, which almost everyone experiences from time to time, but a complex mind/body illness that interferes with everyday functioning. It not only darkens one's outlook, it is commonly marked by sleep problems and changes in energy levels and appetite. It alters the structure and function of nerve cells so that it disrupts the way the brain processes information and interprets experience.

Despite feelings of hopelessness and worthlessness, depression is a treatable condition. It can be treated with psychotherapy by depression therapists in New Downtown, Los Angeles. As with many illnesses, the earlier treatment begins, the more effective it can be and the greater the likelihood that recurrence can be prevented.

Psychotherapy addresses the thinking patterns that precipitate depression, and studies show that it prevents recurrence. Drug therapy is often helpful in relieving symptoms, such as severe anxiety, so that people can engage in meaningful psychotherapy.