Psychologist, PsyD
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"I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with over 25 years of private practice experience. I trained within APA accredited doctoral program and internship programs. I am licensed to practice psychology in both California and Colorado. I specialize in the treatment of couples and individual adults, presenting with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, grief and loss reactions, substance abuse and relational conflict and dissatisfaction. I am trained in psycho-dynamic psychotherapy, but apply cognitive-behavioral, mindfulness and interpersonal psychotherapy techniques to best address each individual and his or her issues and needs."
Emotional Disturbance
Self-Harming
Relational
Oscar
(310) 660-7462
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Emotional Disturbance
Self-Harming
Relational
Oscar
"I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with over 25 years of private practice experience. I trained within APA accredited doctoral program and internship programs. I am licensed to practice psychology in both California and Colorado. I specialize in the treatment of couples and individual adults, presenting with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, grief and loss reactions, substance abuse and relational conflict and dissatisfaction. I am trained in psycho-dynamic psychotherapy, but apply cognitive-behavioral, mindfulness and interpersonal psychotherapy techniques to best address each individual and his or her issues and needs."
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Ellen Swallow, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT, MA
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"You want happiness, love and peace of mind. When these are missing, you may seek a wise heart and a clear mind to witness your hurt and help you to achieve your goals. Investing in yourself in this way pays off in optimism, tranquility, happy relationships and a life you love living. A good therapist helps you to achieve these goals, accepting you without judgment, helping you to optimize your strengths, and supporting your progress at your own pace. When you want them, she offers useful insights and tools, and helps you to feel comfortable and safe as you grow."
(424) 256-1464
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"You want happiness, love and peace of mind. When these are missing, you may seek a wise heart and a clear mind to witness your hurt and help you to achieve your goals. Investing in yourself in this way pays off in optimism, tranquility, happy relationships and a life you love living. A good therapist helps you to achieve these goals, accepting you without judgment, helping you to optimize your strengths, and supporting your progress at your own pace. When you want them, she offers useful insights and tools, and helps you to feel comfortable and safe as you grow."
Mary Elizabeth Klem, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"Life can be overwhelming and interrupt the ability to live life in a manageable and fulfilling way. I can help you reduce seemingly insurmountable obstacles (depression, anxiety, relationship/divorce/parenting issues, life transitions, grief/loss etc.) and begin to achieve an empowered and satisfying life experience. I work with you to achieve symptom management and positive movement toward lasting change. Whether you have been diagnosed with a mental disorder or are struggling with life, our work together is based on confidentiality and respect for you and your unique situation."
(310) 341-0421
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"Life can be overwhelming and interrupt the ability to live life in a manageable and fulfilling way. I can help you reduce seemingly insurmountable obstacles (depression, anxiety, relationship/divorce/parenting issues, life transitions, grief/loss etc.) and begin to achieve an empowered and satisfying life experience. I work with you to achieve symptom management and positive movement toward lasting change. Whether you have been diagnosed with a mental disorder or are struggling with life, our work together is based on confidentiality and respect for you and your unique situation."
Elizabeth Cannom Fong, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
"For over 20 years, I have worked with adolescents and adult individuals around issues of Anxiety/Depression, Trauma, Chronic Illness, Relationship Problems, Life Stress and Major Life Transitions. What I find most fulfilling is collaborating with clients to support them in developing insight into patterns that are keeping them stuck, and shifting to a mindset of possibility and growth. My style is interactive, supportive and warm, and I strive to create a completely safe and supportive environment in which my clients can be authentic, develop their own intentions for their lives, and move in the direction of their fullest well-being"
(310) 340-1219
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"For over 20 years, I have worked with adolescents and adult individuals around issues of Anxiety/Depression, Trauma, Chronic Illness, Relationship Problems, Life Stress and Major Life Transitions. What I find most fulfilling is collaborating with clients to support them in developing insight into patterns that are keeping them stuck, and shifting to a mindset of possibility and growth. My style is interactive, supportive and warm, and I strive to create a completely safe and supportive environment in which my clients can be authentic, develop their own intentions for their lives, and move in the direction of their fullest well-being"
Leah Niehaus, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
"Much of my professional experience has been working with children, adolescents, young adults, and families. I enjoy helping each family member find their voice and improve their communication and functioning as a family. I aim to help them to lift their depression and anxiety, communicate better in their relationships, and figure out who they are and what they stand for. In addition to individual and family therapy, I run a Middle School Girls' Group and High School Girls' Group therapy experience which can be powerful and helpful for young girls. *I also provide Clinical Supervision to pre-licensed therapists."
(310) 997-4280
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"Much of my professional experience has been working with children, adolescents, young adults, and families. I enjoy helping each family member find their voice and improve their communication and functioning as a family. I aim to help them to lift their depression and anxiety, communicate better in their relationships, and figure out who they are and what they stand for. In addition to individual and family therapy, I run a Middle School Girls' Group and High School Girls' Group therapy experience which can be powerful and helpful for young girls. *I also provide Clinical Supervision to pre-licensed therapists."
Drew Pillsbury, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"My intention as a therapist is to provide support, problem-solving skills and enhanced coping strategies for issues such as anxiety, depression, addiction, relationship difficulties, grief, unresolved childhood issues, stress management, struggles with self-esteem and creative blocks. Many people also find that therapy can be a tremendous asset to aid in personal growth and improve their relationships. I bring a strong sense of compassion to my work and strive to provide a safe, non-judgmental space so that we can get clarification on what you would like to be different in your life and how to get you there."
(424) 344-5642
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"My intention as a therapist is to provide support, problem-solving skills and enhanced coping strategies for issues such as anxiety, depression, addiction, relationship difficulties, grief, unresolved childhood issues, stress management, struggles with self-esteem and creative blocks. Many people also find that therapy can be a tremendous asset to aid in personal growth and improve their relationships. I bring a strong sense of compassion to my work and strive to provide a safe, non-judgmental space so that we can get clarification on what you would like to be different in your life and how to get you there."
Marina Braff, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"I work with children, teens, and adults who are experiencing mental health issues as a result of relationship difficulties or life transitions. I specialize in working with young girls, teens preparing for college, and the twenty-something's navigating adulthood. Change is inevitable and I believe that talking through what is happening can provide an individual with a higher level of clarity and insight. Regardless of what has prompted you to seek therapy, I encourage you to contact me for a free phone consultation so we can connect and discuss how therapy, and this process, can best serve you."
(951) 639-8291
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"I work with children, teens, and adults who are experiencing mental health issues as a result of relationship difficulties or life transitions. I specialize in working with young girls, teens preparing for college, and the twenty-something's navigating adulthood. Change is inevitable and I believe that talking through what is happening can provide an individual with a higher level of clarity and insight. Regardless of what has prompted you to seek therapy, I encourage you to contact me for a free phone consultation so we can connect and discuss how therapy, and this process, can best serve you."
Victoria Smith, Associate Clinical Social Worker
Associate Clinical Social Worker, MSW, ASW
Verified by Psychology Today
"My passion is working with clients in a way that will not only facilitate emotional healing, but will allow them to feel more connected to their bodies in order to foster a greater sense of wellbeing. This type of therapy is particularly helpful for clients who have experienced trauma and have felt subsequent physical symptoms, and can also be impactful for people who are experiencing anxiety, depression, and other stressors. I strive to help clients regain a sense of confidence and purpose, and over all wellbeing."
(310) 504-6624
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"My passion is working with clients in a way that will not only facilitate emotional healing, but will allow them to feel more connected to their bodies in order to foster a greater sense of wellbeing. This type of therapy is particularly helpful for clients who have experienced trauma and have felt subsequent physical symptoms, and can also be impactful for people who are experiencing anxiety, depression, and other stressors. I strive to help clients regain a sense of confidence and purpose, and over all wellbeing."
Jennifer Patton Crichton
PsyD, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
"Life can be challenging... no matter how old you are. As your or your child's therapist, I will help you or your child develop tools to deal with stress and manage negative thoughts and feelings that interfere with optimal functioning. I specialize in treating anxiety, depression, substance abuse, and trauma. I also have extensive experience working with children who have special needs, and I am knowledegable about the special education eligibility process. Services I provide include Individual Therapy for children, adolescents, and adults; Play Therapy for little ones; Family Therapy; Psychological and Educational assessments; suicide assessments and safety planning."
(424) 275-2863
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"Life can be challenging... no matter how old you are. As your or your child's therapist, I will help you or your child develop tools to deal with stress and manage negative thoughts and feelings that interfere with optimal functioning. I specialize in treating anxiety, depression, substance abuse, and trauma. I also have extensive experience working with children who have special needs, and I am knowledegable about the special education eligibility process. Services I provide include Individual Therapy for children, adolescents, and adults; Play Therapy for little ones; Family Therapy; Psychological and Educational assessments; suicide assessments and safety planning."
Carol Ellis Wood, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"You are not alone. You don't have to deal with your current situation without help whether it is hopelessness, anxiety, pain, grief, loss or indecision. If you feel alone in your marriage or life isn't what you imagined and you don't know what you can do to get relief from those sinking, lost or frantic feelings, there are answers. Life can change quite quickly. I am a Reiki Master Teacher so I am more able to tune into the needs of my clients on many levels. Eighteen years with TWA gave me an understanding of airline issues and that population too. I was on the board of directors of Project Touch in Hermosa Beach and CAMFT SB/LB."
(310) 889-0716
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"You are not alone. You don't have to deal with your current situation without help whether it is hopelessness, anxiety, pain, grief, loss or indecision. If you feel alone in your marriage or life isn't what you imagined and you don't know what you can do to get relief from those sinking, lost or frantic feelings, there are answers. Life can change quite quickly. I am a Reiki Master Teacher so I am more able to tune into the needs of my clients on many levels. Eighteen years with TWA gave me an understanding of airline issues and that population too. I was on the board of directors of Project Touch in Hermosa Beach and CAMFT SB/LB."
Erika Garza, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"How can I help you accomplish your mental and emotional goals? Let's chat, let's get to the root of the issue, let's talk about why you're thinking of making this phone call. We all need someone to confide in at some point in our lives and I am here to provide a safe, holistic, and authentic environment for you to unravel whatever it is that is weighing on you. Let's release the pain, the hurt, the self-doubt, and discover your potential. "
(310) 620-6517
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"How can I help you accomplish your mental and emotional goals? Let's chat, let's get to the root of the issue, let's talk about why you're thinking of making this phone call. We all need someone to confide in at some point in our lives and I am here to provide a safe, holistic, and authentic environment for you to unravel whatever it is that is weighing on you. Let's release the pain, the hurt, the self-doubt, and discover your potential. "
Andrea S Kahrs, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MFTI
Verified by Psychology Today
"Are you struggling and not sure why? Life transitions exist in all parts of our lives and those changes, whether good or bad, can be challenging to navigate. I specialize in working with couples, families & individuals seeking Counseling and/or Mediation during various stages of their relationships. I have focused specifically on issues people confront in the premarital, marital, divorce and post divorce processes."
(310) 896-4212
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"Are you struggling and not sure why? Life transitions exist in all parts of our lives and those changes, whether good or bad, can be challenging to navigate. I specialize in working with couples, families & individuals seeking Counseling and/or Mediation during various stages of their relationships. I have focused specifically on issues people confront in the premarital, marital, divorce and post divorce processes."
Rachel Daggett, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"Chances are right about now you are in a state of loss, confusion, or pain - maybe you are concerned for your child. Reaching out is often the most difficult part, and starting therapy or finding a new therapist can be a tough process. It's very important to find someone who is the right match for you. I'm here to answer any questions you have and help you find the right person if it's not me. I work with teens, adults and families."
(310) 889-0709
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"Chances are right about now you are in a state of loss, confusion, or pain - maybe you are concerned for your child. Reaching out is often the most difficult part, and starting therapy or finding a new therapist can be a tough process. It's very important to find someone who is the right match for you. I'm here to answer any questions you have and help you find the right person if it's not me. I work with teens, adults and families."
Whitney Boole, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"If you are ready to create meaningful change in your life, your mood, or your relationships, call or email me. I get to know my clients and help them identify and use the tools they need to tackle their struggles. I will stand beside you and help you make the change in your life, your mood, and your relationships that you want and need. My office is across the street from the beach which allows me to offer Walk & Talk sessions by the beach in addition to office appointments."
(310) 879-5162
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"If you are ready to create meaningful change in your life, your mood, or your relationships, call or email me. I get to know my clients and help them identify and use the tools they need to tackle their struggles. I will stand beside you and help you make the change in your life, your mood, and your relationships that you want and need. My office is across the street from the beach which allows me to offer Walk & Talk sessions by the beach in addition to office appointments."
Dr. Loree A. Johnson, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"We all enter into relationships with the best of intentions and sometimes find ourselves disillusioned by the amount of conflict we may experience. We can become so fearful that we find ways to sabotage these relationships and distance ourselves from the very thing we crave - human connection. I can help you feel more connected to yourself and to others."
(310) 929-6254
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"We all enter into relationships with the best of intentions and sometimes find ourselves disillusioned by the amount of conflict we may experience. We can become so fearful that we find ways to sabotage these relationships and distance ourselves from the very thing we crave - human connection. I can help you feel more connected to yourself and to others."
Michael Collins, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
"Pier life getting the best of you? Give me a call."
(310) 341-2543
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"Pier life getting the best of you? Give me a call."
Lisa D Waldman, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
"Parents and young adults come into my office with important questions about their children or themselves. They may have been struggling with various obstacles in school or at home for many years. For some, struggles are more recent. I work with clients to uncover the nature of their struggles and develop a plan that will effectively target each area. I help them to connect with the appropriate and skilled treating professionals who can utilize my findings right away."
(310) 957-9296
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"Parents and young adults come into my office with important questions about their children or themselves. They may have been struggling with various obstacles in school or at home for many years. For some, struggles are more recent. I work with clients to uncover the nature of their struggles and develop a plan that will effectively target each area. I help them to connect with the appropriate and skilled treating professionals who can utilize my findings right away."
Jessica Cronin, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, IMF
Verified by Psychology Today
"With all life's pressures sometimes we put our own needs aside. This can manifest itself anywhere from burn out to anxiety and depression. My goals as a therapist are to provide a safe and supportive environment in order to help improve and nurture healthier relationships for my clients. I will work with you to discover, and uncover, the things that get in your way personally and/or professionally and help you gain a better understanding and acceptance of yourself."
(310) 651-7563
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"With all life's pressures sometimes we put our own needs aside. This can manifest itself anywhere from burn out to anxiety and depression. My goals as a therapist are to provide a safe and supportive environment in order to help improve and nurture healthier relationships for my clients. I will work with you to discover, and uncover, the things that get in your way personally and/or professionally and help you gain a better understanding and acceptance of yourself."
Gabrielle Wanchek, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, IMF
Verified by Psychology Today
"Do you feel that your life is out of control? Do you feel that things you did easily at one time are now nothing but a hassle at best? Do friends and family ask what's wrong when you're thinking you're perfectly okay? Are there things you've gone through that you can't seem to shake? If this sounds familiar, I'd love to speak with you!"
(310) 651-8428
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"Do you feel that your life is out of control? Do you feel that things you did easily at one time are now nothing but a hassle at best? Do friends and family ask what's wrong when you're thinking you're perfectly okay? Are there things you've gone through that you can't seem to shake? If this sounds familiar, I'd love to speak with you!"
Alanna Turner, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, AMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"I have about 6 years of experience working with children, teenagers, and adults with various challenges including anxiety, depression, grief, relationship issues, and low self-esteem. I enjoy offering my general support and guidance while providing coping skills and challenging my clients to take steps toward a healthier existence. I provide a comfortable, safe, therapeutic environment for my clients and use a motivational, nonjudgmental approach to therapy. With children, I utilize play therapy and provide a variety of toys, games, arts and crafts, and sensory materials. "
(424) 772-3672
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"I have about 6 years of experience working with children, teenagers, and adults with various challenges including anxiety, depression, grief, relationship issues, and low self-esteem. I enjoy offering my general support and guidance while providing coping skills and challenging my clients to take steps toward a healthier existence. I provide a comfortable, safe, therapeutic environment for my clients and use a motivational, nonjudgmental approach to therapy. With children, I utilize play therapy and provide a variety of toys, games, arts and crafts, and sensory materials. "

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Emotional Disturbance in 90254-What is it?

Emotional disturbance is a catch-all term coined in education law and used by mental health professionals to describe students, children or teens having trouble at school. Emotional disturbance refers to:-

"...a condition exhibiting one or more of the following characteristics over a long period of time and to a marked degree that adversely affects a child's educational performance:

(A) An inability to learn that cannot be explained by intellectual, sensory, or health factors.
(B) An inability to build or maintain satisfactory interpersonal relationships with peers and teachers.
(C) Inappropriate types of behavior or feelings under normal circumstances.
(D) A general pervasive mood of unhappiness or depression.
(E) A tendency to develop physical symptoms or fears associated with personal or school problems."

Emotional disturbance in 90254 and emotional disorders can be mild and reflect simply late learning or problems at home. Related conditions include kids who are on the autism spectrum or who have asperger's syndrome. If you're looking for help with emotional disturbance in 90254 or for an 90254 emotional disturbance Therapist, these Therapists provide help, emotional disturbance therapy, emotional disturbance counseling, and emotional disturbance treatment. They include 90254 emotional disturbance Therapists, emotional disturbance psychologists, emotional disturbance psychotherapists and emotional disturbance counselors.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in 90254 are able to work with a wide range of issues.

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in 90254 you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in 90254 and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in 90254 or family therapy in 90254.