Margena Carter, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90045
"Are you interested in living life to the fullest but struggle to achieve it? You've taken the first steps towards healing. I am dedicated to you! Regardless of what you're going through, I will strive to bring out the best in you. You're not alone. I can assist you in resolving your past pain, I will affirm your strengths and challenge you to use them. While promoting insight, healing and change in an environment full of warmth and genuineness. I am here to provide a safe, unbiased and non-judgmental environment."
Developmental Disorders
Adlerian
(424) 352-8853
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90045
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Developmental Disorders
Adlerian
"Are you interested in living life to the fullest but struggle to achieve it? You've taken the first steps towards healing. I am dedicated to you! Regardless of what you're going through, I will strive to bring out the best in you. You're not alone. I can assist you in resolving your past pain, I will affirm your strengths and challenge you to use them. While promoting insight, healing and change in an environment full of warmth and genuineness. I am here to provide a safe, unbiased and non-judgmental environment."
Neil Babins, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90042
"Does life often seem stuck in patterns that repeat over and over? Feel powerless or helpless to change that experience? Do you frequently feel anxious, depressed, overwhelmed, self-conscious, or fearful? Ever wonder why you feel the way you feel, and think the way you think, and why it is so hard to make permanent change? Do you want more control, insight, and power to achieve personal breakthroughs?"
Developmental Disorders
Adlerian
(818) 485-4109
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90042
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Developmental Disorders
Adlerian
"Does life often seem stuck in patterns that repeat over and over? Feel powerless or helpless to change that experience? Do you frequently feel anxious, depressed, overwhelmed, self-conscious, or fearful? Ever wonder why you feel the way you feel, and think the way you think, and why it is so hard to make permanent change? Do you want more control, insight, and power to achieve personal breakthroughs?"
Katie Poland, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90041
"We are deeply shaped by our relationships throughout our lifetime, whether from childhood or in our current situation. Therapy is a great place to explore these relationships. Whether you'd like to work through some current stumbling blocks that seem to keep you from thriving, or explore deeper patterns that you've developed from earlier childhood experiences, I am here every step of the way to walk with you and support you. Call me today for a FREE phone consultation! (PLEASE LEAVE A MESSAGE and I will return your call; I do not answer unknown numbers). Thank you!"
Developmental Disorders
Adlerian
(626) 427-6813
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90041
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Developmental Disorders
Adlerian
"We are deeply shaped by our relationships throughout our lifetime, whether from childhood or in our current situation. Therapy is a great place to explore these relationships. Whether you'd like to work through some current stumbling blocks that seem to keep you from thriving, or explore deeper patterns that you've developed from earlier childhood experiences, I am here every step of the way to walk with you and support you. Call me today for a FREE phone consultation! (PLEASE LEAVE A MESSAGE and I will return your call; I do not answer unknown numbers). Thank you!"
Cassidy Blair, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Los Angeles, California 90067
"WE OFFER EVENING AND WEEKEND APPOINTMENTS FOR OUR PATIENTS. My goal is to help you improve the quality of your life, dramatically. I'll help you make positive changes by reducing your anxiety, easing your stress, and helping you gain more control in your life. You will achieve a higher quality of life in a secure, caring, and non-judgmental environment, you'll discover your inner strengths, and you will develop effective coping skills."
Developmental Disorders
Adlerian
(424) 888-6124
Verified
Office is near:
Los Angeles, California 90067
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Developmental Disorders
Adlerian
"WE OFFER EVENING AND WEEKEND APPOINTMENTS FOR OUR PATIENTS. My goal is to help you improve the quality of your life, dramatically. I'll help you make positive changes by reducing your anxiety, easing your stress, and helping you gain more control in your life. You will achieve a higher quality of life in a secure, caring, and non-judgmental environment, you'll discover your inner strengths, and you will develop effective coping skills."
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Susan Ko, PhD | Clinical Psychology, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90025
"During my first psychology class in high school I learned that there are actually words to describe my experience-the sometimes conflicting experiences of living between two different worlds. I became passionate about finding a way to address the experience of people whose hurts and wounds are often invisible-fractured hearts and minds vs physical challenges. I was saddened by my observation that too many people feel stigmatized and alone with their inner turmoil and wanted to find a way to make the heart, mind and body whole. My dream is that therapy becomes accessible to everyone and viewed merely as another source of support."
(310) 750-4807
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90025
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"During my first psychology class in high school I learned that there are actually words to describe my experience-the sometimes conflicting experiences of living between two different worlds. I became passionate about finding a way to address the experience of people whose hurts and wounds are often invisible-fractured hearts and minds vs physical challenges. I was saddened by my observation that too many people feel stigmatized and alone with their inner turmoil and wanted to find a way to make the heart, mind and body whole. My dream is that therapy becomes accessible to everyone and viewed merely as another source of support."
Bridget Quebodeaux, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90049
"Most clients come to me seeking some kind of shift. Are there personal, professional or relationship goals that you just can't seem to reach? Do you find it difficult to identify what you deeply want for yourself? Are you experiencing anxiety, depression or having trouble working through anger or grief? I utilize a focused, emotion-centered accelerated approach to therapy called Dynamic Emotion Focused Therapy (DEFT) so that we might help you achieve your therapy goals as quickly as possible."
(310) 984-1314
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90049
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"Most clients come to me seeking some kind of shift. Are there personal, professional or relationship goals that you just can't seem to reach? Do you find it difficult to identify what you deeply want for yourself? Are you experiencing anxiety, depression or having trouble working through anger or grief? I utilize a focused, emotion-centered accelerated approach to therapy called Dynamic Emotion Focused Therapy (DEFT) so that we might help you achieve your therapy goals as quickly as possible."
Michael W Mackie, Psychologist
Psychologist, Ph.D
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90025
"As a Clinical-Forensic Psychologist, Dr. Mike Mackie is able to tailor his approach in order to meet both your clinical and legal needs. As a Clinical Psychologist, Mike teaches young adults and aspiring professionals how to manage the struggles of finding their best self. Amidst a world that sometimes appears to only demand excellence and perfection, Mike assists clients in making realistic, incremental changes in order to achieve success. Additionally, years of experience with addiction treatment offer Dr. Mackie the insight and flexibility to work with those struggling with their drug and alcohol use."
(424) 465-2840
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90025
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"As a Clinical-Forensic Psychologist, Dr. Mike Mackie is able to tailor his approach in order to meet both your clinical and legal needs. As a Clinical Psychologist, Mike teaches young adults and aspiring professionals how to manage the struggles of finding their best self. Amidst a world that sometimes appears to only demand excellence and perfection, Mike assists clients in making realistic, incremental changes in order to achieve success. Additionally, years of experience with addiction treatment offer Dr. Mackie the insight and flexibility to work with those struggling with their drug and alcohol use."
Christine Ashe, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, SEP, EMDR II
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90025
"Fact is, the past often gets in the way of living life to its fullest. Do you feel emotionally drained, empty inside with thoughts of self-loathing? Maybe you are consumed with shame over memories, behaviors or thoughts you cannot seem to control. Loss of sleep and an overall sense of irritability can overwhelm any sense of normalcy. This is not the real you-but how to get out from under it? Breakthroughs happen... when digging deep one needs an experienced hand to shine a light to help."
(310) 872-1822
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90025
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"Fact is, the past often gets in the way of living life to its fullest. Do you feel emotionally drained, empty inside with thoughts of self-loathing? Maybe you are consumed with shame over memories, behaviors or thoughts you cannot seem to control. Loss of sleep and an overall sense of irritability can overwhelm any sense of normalcy. This is not the real you-but how to get out from under it? Breakthroughs happen... when digging deep one needs an experienced hand to shine a light to help."
Elyse Springer, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA-CLPT, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90026
"I believe habitual thoughts and feelings that contribute to depression, anxiety and trauma can be changed. I work to understand your experience, it's connection and contribution to where you are now, and then we focus on shifting the emotional clutter that impacts relationships with partners, with friends, and work. "
(213) 973-4715
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90026
"I believe habitual thoughts and feelings that contribute to depression, anxiety and trauma can be changed. I work to understand your experience, it's connection and contribution to where you are now, and then we focus on shifting the emotional clutter that impacts relationships with partners, with friends, and work. "
Cole Williams, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90049
"Experienced grief therapist. Dreams, insight, and transformation. "
(424) 270-1421
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90049
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"Experienced grief therapist. Dreams, insight, and transformation. "
Shaelyn T Pham, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 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
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90017
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"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."
Laura Kay Mclauchlin, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90064
"Can't seem to free yourself from depression or anxiety? Struggling with addiction? Is your relationship stuck in negative patterns? I might be the help you are looking for. I've been told by my clients that I take a more active, direct approach to therapy, and I believe humor is a great healer. It is my 1st job to help you feel completely accepted, and listened to. I want to help you achieve your therapeutic goals by learning about what motivates you as a unique individual."
(310) 484-5715
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90064
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"Can't seem to free yourself from depression or anxiety? Struggling with addiction? Is your relationship stuck in negative patterns? I might be the help you are looking for. I've been told by my clients that I take a more active, direct approach to therapy, and I believe humor is a great healer. It is my 1st job to help you feel completely accepted, and listened to. I want to help you achieve your therapeutic goals by learning about what motivates you as a unique individual."
Judy Metz, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90025
"Are you feeling anxious or depressed? Are you having trouble adjusting to a life situation or having problems in a relationship? Often these issues resolve themselves over time, but, when they don't, you may wish to reach out to someone who can help you understand what you are going through. Psychotherapy can be described as a journey of self-discovery. My role, as your guide, is to enhance this journey by providing feedback, without judgment, and by creating a supportive environment that is safe for your explorations. I invite you to take this journey with me."
(424) 254-0406
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90025
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"Are you feeling anxious or depressed? Are you having trouble adjusting to a life situation or having problems in a relationship? Often these issues resolve themselves over time, but, when they don't, you may wish to reach out to someone who can help you understand what you are going through. Psychotherapy can be described as a journey of self-discovery. My role, as your guide, is to enhance this journey by providing feedback, without judgment, and by creating a supportive environment that is safe for your explorations. I invite you to take this journey with me."
Wendy K Hammond, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90039
"Therapy is not a lifestyle, it is a process. Dealing with the difficulties of life can cause distressing feelings which can interfere with your relationships and general wellbeing. My hope is that when confronted by such distress, our work together will serve to guide you through these obstacles. Used as a tool, therapy can restore or discover your sense of balance. As your therapist, my role is to assist you in utilizing your strengths to attain that goal. Through this process, we will identify the influences or circumstances that decrease your satisfaction and discover the tools needed to overcome them."
(213) 260-1821
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90039
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"Therapy is not a lifestyle, it is a process. Dealing with the difficulties of life can cause distressing feelings which can interfere with your relationships and general wellbeing. My hope is that when confronted by such distress, our work together will serve to guide you through these obstacles. Used as a tool, therapy can restore or discover your sense of balance. As your therapist, my role is to assist you in utilizing your strengths to attain that goal. Through this process, we will identify the influences or circumstances that decrease your satisfaction and discover the tools needed to overcome them."
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90010
"I believe the relationship between therapist and client is essential in understanding the underlying issues affecting one's obstacles to personal growth and happiness. It is my goal to provide a calm space and safe relationship towards that end. Working with adults, young adults and families for more than 20 years has given me a breadth of experience that I bring to the therapeutic relationship. I have particular experience with early trauma and PTSD; depression/anxiety; life transitions; addiction related symptoms; and, relationship issues."
(323) 745-2381
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90010
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"I believe the relationship between therapist and client is essential in understanding the underlying issues affecting one's obstacles to personal growth and happiness. It is my goal to provide a calm space and safe relationship towards that end. Working with adults, young adults and families for more than 20 years has given me a breadth of experience that I bring to the therapeutic relationship. I have particular experience with early trauma and PTSD; depression/anxiety; life transitions; addiction related symptoms; and, relationship issues."
Aimee C. Martinez, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90025
"I feel passionate about working with those who are curious to understand how early relationships influence subsequent relationships in love and life. I utilize compassion and respect for your unique history and goals for therapy. Areas of specific focus: moving and adjusting to life in Los Angeles, difficulty with family members, career dilemmas, life transitions as well as increased drug and alcohol use as a way to deal with stressful life events. In addition, I specialize in working with repetitive relationship issues such as: rejection, feelings of abandonment, loneliness and repeated break-ups."
(424) 347-8023
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90025
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"I feel passionate about working with those who are curious to understand how early relationships influence subsequent relationships in love and life. I utilize compassion and respect for your unique history and goals for therapy. Areas of specific focus: moving and adjusting to life in Los Angeles, difficulty with family members, career dilemmas, life transitions as well as increased drug and alcohol use as a way to deal with stressful life events. In addition, I specialize in working with repetitive relationship issues such as: rejection, feelings of abandonment, loneliness and repeated break-ups."
Melissa Lynn Klass, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90049
"Do you feel bound by past trauma? Do you feel misunderstood by people close to you? Do you feel lonely in your current relationship? Most trouble in relationships begin with poor communication skills. I can teach you new ways of talking, and listening, to help you understand others and to help others better understand you. Sometimes past trauma will continue to affect you long after it has occurred, as we relive these negative feelings."
(562) 222-5335
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90049
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"Do you feel bound by past trauma? Do you feel misunderstood by people close to you? Do you feel lonely in your current relationship? Most trouble in relationships begin with poor communication skills. I can teach you new ways of talking, and listening, to help you understand others and to help others better understand you. Sometimes past trauma will continue to affect you long after it has occurred, as we relive these negative feelings."
Bradley Carow, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90068
"Addiction and Trauma: Trauma is defined as a deeply distressing or disturbing experience or experiences as perceived by the individual. This can be related to one incident or exposure to multiple or prolonged traumatic events such as emotional/sexual/physical abuse and/or neglect. Those with a history of trauma experience symptoms like depression, anxiety, anger, guilt/shame, sleep disorders, and the list continues. And frequently, those suffering from the symptoms of unresolved trauma turn to drugs, alcohol, eating disorders, and/or other addictive and often self-destructive behaviors as a coping mechanism. "
(213) 291-0172
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90068
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"Addiction and Trauma: Trauma is defined as a deeply distressing or disturbing experience or experiences as perceived by the individual. This can be related to one incident or exposure to multiple or prolonged traumatic events such as emotional/sexual/physical abuse and/or neglect. Those with a history of trauma experience symptoms like depression, anxiety, anger, guilt/shame, sleep disorders, and the list continues. And frequently, those suffering from the symptoms of unresolved trauma turn to drugs, alcohol, eating disorders, and/or other addictive and often self-destructive behaviors as a coping mechanism. "
Sarah Schupack, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90048
"Are you stuck and can't find a way out? Wanting to feel better but feel like nothing is working? I can help! Often at the core of being stuck is trauma: something that is too big and too fast that overwhelms us and leaves us frozen. Things like a mild or major car accident, the sudden death of a loved one, witnessing or experiencing violence, a medical procedure or the early absence of a caregiver (to name a few). Being stuck can interfere with our sleep, mood, thinking, and relationships. The good news is that our bodies are naturally wired to heal and recover from such events and I can help guide you out of the stuck places. "
(424) 352-8231
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90048
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"Are you stuck and can't find a way out? Wanting to feel better but feel like nothing is working? I can help! Often at the core of being stuck is trauma: something that is too big and too fast that overwhelms us and leaves us frozen. Things like a mild or major car accident, the sudden death of a loved one, witnessing or experiencing violence, a medical procedure or the early absence of a caregiver (to name a few). Being stuck can interfere with our sleep, mood, thinking, and relationships. The good news is that our bodies are naturally wired to heal and recover from such events and I can help guide you out of the stuck places. "
Jeni Yarbrough, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Los Angeles, California 90026
"Do you identify as Non Binary, Poly, Queer, Pansexual or anything on the LGBTQ spectrum and are you looking for a warm creative therapist who will help you to live fearlessly? My strength as a therapist is being goal oriented and supporting you to release your inner self to be free again. Have you felt stuck and can't seem to find the way forward? By setting smart goals that are achievable, we can work together to help you move in a direction that you envision for yourself. If you need validation and someone to hear you, I can provide a safe space to be heard."
(213) 340-0921
Verified
Los Angeles, California 90026
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"Do you identify as Non Binary, Poly, Queer, Pansexual or anything on the LGBTQ spectrum and are you looking for a warm creative therapist who will help you to live fearlessly? My strength as a therapist is being goal oriented and supporting you to release your inner self to be free again. Have you felt stuck and can't seem to find the way forward? By setting smart goals that are achievable, we can work together to help you move in a direction that you envision for yourself. If you need validation and someone to hear you, I can provide a safe space to be heard."

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Developmental Disorders Therapists
'Developmental disorder' is the collective term used to describe the disorders, first diagnosed in a child's infancy or early childhood, which then become more apparent as the kids develop during their childhood and into their teens and adolescence. Like all labels, it means little and is open to interpretation.

The developmental disorders are categorized in to two areas: specific developmental disorders, which affect discrete parts of a kid's development, and the pervasive disorders (e.g. PDD Los Angeles), which affect multiple developmental basics. The specific developmental disorders include communication disorders, speech and language issues, such as stuttering or lisps in Los Angeles; learning disorders; and motor function or motor skills disorders, which may include tics or Tourette's in Los Angeles.

The pervasive developmental disorders (PDDs) include autism, asperger's, attention-deficit and disruptive behavior disorders.

There are other issues that can affect childhood development, which are included in the developmental disorders--such as feeding and eating disorders, elimination disorders, separation anxiety disorder, and reactive attachment disorder.

Look here for help with children, kids or teens with developmental disorders in Los Angeles or Los Angeles developmental issues. Try a Los Angeles child therapist, Los Angeles facility or Los Angeles treatment program. These therapists provide help with kids' developmental issues in Los Angeles, child development, teen development and adolescent development. They include developmental therapists in Los Angeles, developmental psychologists, developmental counseling and treatment for developmental disorders. They'll also help with problem teens development in Los Angeles, teenagers development problems in Los Angeles, Los Angeles teenage development and teenager developmental issues.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Los Angeles are able to work with a wide range of issues.

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in Los Angeles you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in Los Angeles and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in Los Angeles or family therapy in Los Angeles.