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"**NOW ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS** I believe wellness is an ongoing journey that is complicated, scary, exciting, and has no specific road. In fact, I believe wellness is a journey that has unexpected twists and turns, where we encounter moments of growth, regression, or stalling. My hope is to join you in those tougher moments, and give you the space to set down all the heavy baggage you might be carrying and work with you to unpack what is weighing you down. I bring my genuine, quirky self to therapy and believe that as tough as it can be, there is plenty of space reserved for laughs and celebration."
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"**NOW ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS** I believe wellness is an ongoing journey that is complicated, scary, exciting, and has no specific road. In fact, I believe wellness is a journey that has unexpected twists and turns, where we encounter moments of growth, regression, or stalling. My hope is to join you in those tougher moments, and give you the space to set down all the heavy baggage you might be carrying and work with you to unpack what is weighing you down. I bring my genuine, quirky self to therapy and believe that as tough as it can be, there is plenty of space reserved for laughs and celebration."
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"You deserve to find clarity, healing, and growth. You deserve to be seen and heard when you are struggling. Sometimes, we all need a little help on our path to feeling better and creating the life that we want. Healing is a collaborative process; my role is to help you recognize and shift out of patterns that stagnate your growth and keep you from harnessing your potential in the present moment. In sessions, we explore internally and externally; getting to know ourselves more deeply so we can more effectively cultivate that we want in life. "
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"You deserve to find clarity, healing, and growth. You deserve to be seen and heard when you are struggling. Sometimes, we all need a little help on our path to feeling better and creating the life that we want. Healing is a collaborative process; my role is to help you recognize and shift out of patterns that stagnate your growth and keep you from harnessing your potential in the present moment. In sessions, we explore internally and externally; getting to know ourselves more deeply so we can more effectively cultivate that we want in life. "
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"Do you feel you need someone to listen or help you work through problems because life is overwhelming? Do you feel like what you're doing is not good enough or you struggle with joy? Do you want to learn more about yourself or improve your relationship with loved ones? "
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"Do you feel you need someone to listen or help you work through problems because life is overwhelming? Do you feel like what you're doing is not good enough or you struggle with joy? Do you want to learn more about yourself or improve your relationship with loved ones? "
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""It's never to late to have a happy childhood" This quote embodies the core belief and hope that I bring into my practice. Most people bring wounds from childhood into their adulthood. These wounds show up in their lives as depression, anxiety, low-self-esteem and unhealthy relationships. In therapy, you can become aware of those wound and how they limit your life today, grieve your losses and learn healthier ways to get those childhood needs met. As this healing occurs, we can explore ways to live life more fully and joyfully and to thrive rather than just survive."
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""It's never to late to have a happy childhood" This quote embodies the core belief and hope that I bring into my practice. Most people bring wounds from childhood into their adulthood. These wounds show up in their lives as depression, anxiety, low-self-esteem and unhealthy relationships. In therapy, you can become aware of those wound and how they limit your life today, grieve your losses and learn healthier ways to get those childhood needs met. As this healing occurs, we can explore ways to live life more fully and joyfully and to thrive rather than just survive."
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"Generally, I treat groups, couples, and individuals--21 years of age or older. I am best suited to treat depression, anxiety, bipolar, schizophrenia, pain related disorders, alcohol/drug issues, personality disorders, anger, panic attacks, post traumatic stress disorder, adjustment disorders, grief/loss, employment difficulties, military/veterans, spiritual issues, and relationship problems."
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"Generally, I treat groups, couples, and individuals--21 years of age or older. I am best suited to treat depression, anxiety, bipolar, schizophrenia, pain related disorders, alcohol/drug issues, personality disorders, anger, panic attacks, post traumatic stress disorder, adjustment disorders, grief/loss, employment difficulties, military/veterans, spiritual issues, and relationship problems."
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"I help people find more satisfaction and joy in their intimate life. In my work, I believe that we are working together as a team to find the best ways to help improve communication and solve problems that interfere with connection with each other."
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"I help people find more satisfaction and joy in their intimate life. In my work, I believe that we are working together as a team to find the best ways to help improve communication and solve problems that interfere with connection with each other."
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"Struggling in areas of your life? I can help! Therapy should be a process that feels safe, completely confidential, and unique to each person. My breadth of life experience includes working extensively with at risk and incarcerated adolescents and teens. Those having difficulty navigating unwelcome life-changes at any age - child through elderly, including relationships, addictions, and living with depression and anxiety can benefit from my expertise. Problems specific to the Baby Boomer/Sandwich Generation and aging population that includes adjustment to retirement and/or living with health concerns, caregiving for those with dementia diseases, as well as bereavement are areas of my work focus."
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"Struggling in areas of your life? I can help! Therapy should be a process that feels safe, completely confidential, and unique to each person. My breadth of life experience includes working extensively with at risk and incarcerated adolescents and teens. Those having difficulty navigating unwelcome life-changes at any age - child through elderly, including relationships, addictions, and living with depression and anxiety can benefit from my expertise. Problems specific to the Baby Boomer/Sandwich Generation and aging population that includes adjustment to retirement and/or living with health concerns, caregiving for those with dementia diseases, as well as bereavement are areas of my work focus."
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"I help women during pregnancy and postpartum and those experiencing challenging life transitions to be their best selves. Change, even good ones, can be rough. Feelings of anxiety, depression and overwhelm cloud your ability to function. Physical experiences such as changes in sleep, appetite and energy level make it difficult to accomplish even small tasks. When you aren't feeling yourself, you are stressed, tired or in a foul mood, you can't possibly function at your highest potential. That's why I am here. Together we can find solutions to to help you feel better so you can live better. "
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"I help women during pregnancy and postpartum and those experiencing challenging life transitions to be their best selves. Change, even good ones, can be rough. Feelings of anxiety, depression and overwhelm cloud your ability to function. Physical experiences such as changes in sleep, appetite and energy level make it difficult to accomplish even small tasks. When you aren't feeling yourself, you are stressed, tired or in a foul mood, you can't possibly function at your highest potential. That's why I am here. Together we can find solutions to to help you feel better so you can live better. "
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"More than 15 years of experience assisting the Mexican/Latino families in their own language has been one of the most rewarding experiences in my life. It has been a privilege for me to help families from Bakersfield and from all over Kern County. Respecting and understanding their culture, values, and background are important facts to assist people in distress to find the best solution to their personal and family conflicts."
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"More than 15 years of experience assisting the Mexican/Latino families in their own language has been one of the most rewarding experiences in my life. It has been a privilege for me to help families from Bakersfield and from all over Kern County. Respecting and understanding their culture, values, and background are important facts to assist people in distress to find the best solution to their personal and family conflicts."
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"Everyone has challenges in life that can cause turmoil and stress. Whether it's with your relationship or family, it can be hard when things don't feel right or are unsettling for you. The stress builds until you finally feel ready to talk to someone. That's where I can step in and help you work through the issues, and support you in a compassionate manner to help you find your way toward more fulfilling relationships and a satisfying life. Most clients have found that seeing a therapist has made the difference they needed. I have extensive experience and training to come alongside you in your journey."
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"Everyone has challenges in life that can cause turmoil and stress. Whether it's with your relationship or family, it can be hard when things don't feel right or are unsettling for you. The stress builds until you finally feel ready to talk to someone. That's where I can step in and help you work through the issues, and support you in a compassionate manner to help you find your way toward more fulfilling relationships and a satisfying life. Most clients have found that seeing a therapist has made the difference they needed. I have extensive experience and training to come alongside you in your journey."
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"**teletherapy available, call or text 661-524-5404** The difficulties of everyday life can sometimes become overwhelming. When on top of those difficulties we add the stresses of illness, anxiety, depression, our identity, our love lives and more-we can easily feel burdened to our breaking point. We just don't feel heard. Sometimes these situations can linger for months or years, making it hard to meet our obligations and live our lives in the way we would like. However, those difficulties and stresses don't need to define who we are-or where we're going. It's my goal as a therapist to help you tell your story."
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"**teletherapy available, call or text 661-524-5404** The difficulties of everyday life can sometimes become overwhelming. When on top of those difficulties we add the stresses of illness, anxiety, depression, our identity, our love lives and more-we can easily feel burdened to our breaking point. We just don't feel heard. Sometimes these situations can linger for months or years, making it hard to meet our obligations and live our lives in the way we would like. However, those difficulties and stresses don't need to define who we are-or where we're going. It's my goal as a therapist to help you tell your story."
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"Accepting NEW Clients! It is hard to call and ask anyone for help. I am an experienced therapist that knows the courage it takes to make the call. I help people with distant marriages, personal growth, and difficult life transitions. I want you to find your Joy! I am gay friendly. Searching for more meaning in your life? With Art Therapy, you can discover meaning, and expand your life."
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"Accepting NEW Clients! It is hard to call and ask anyone for help. I am an experienced therapist that knows the courage it takes to make the call. I help people with distant marriages, personal growth, and difficult life transitions. I want you to find your Joy! I am gay friendly. Searching for more meaning in your life? With Art Therapy, you can discover meaning, and expand your life."
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"I have received my master’s of science in Marriage and Family Therapy at California State University, Fullerton. I have been practicing for over a decade and has experience working with youth, families, adults, and couples struggling with a variety of issues and life stressors. I practice from a psychoanaliytic standpoint helping people to understand how their past has influenced their present actions. "
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"I have received my master’s of science in Marriage and Family Therapy at California State University, Fullerton. I have been practicing for over a decade and has experience working with youth, families, adults, and couples struggling with a variety of issues and life stressors. I practice from a psychoanaliytic standpoint helping people to understand how their past has influenced their present actions. "
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"We all struggle at times and our struggles are our own, do not compare what may feel catastrophic to you to what others are dealing with. I have been practicing for 10 years and revolve my practice around person-centered therapy; non-judgement, genuineness & positive regard. I will accept you for who you are and we will start where you are. My goal is helping you reach your goals. I find that humor, compassion, and authenticity allows my client's to feel comfortable and progress at the same time. Since 2010, I have provided intensive therapy at institutional, residential and outpatient levels of care for adults and adolescents. "
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"We all struggle at times and our struggles are our own, do not compare what may feel catastrophic to you to what others are dealing with. I have been practicing for 10 years and revolve my practice around person-centered therapy; non-judgement, genuineness & positive regard. I will accept you for who you are and we will start where you are. My goal is helping you reach your goals. I find that humor, compassion, and authenticity allows my client's to feel comfortable and progress at the same time. Since 2010, I have provided intensive therapy at institutional, residential and outpatient levels of care for adults and adolescents. "
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"Clients' needs may vary but most share the same theme of wanting to work toward positive change. My experience with working with such a diverse client population and education in sport & performance psychology has provided me with an approach that I am confident can help almost anyone in need. Therapy has the potential to be a space where clients' can explore their concerns and issues with professional guidance with the focus to achieve their individual goals. Getting symptoms under control, exploring mental blockage, and so many more obstacles can be effectively addressed with the right support."
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"Clients' needs may vary but most share the same theme of wanting to work toward positive change. My experience with working with such a diverse client population and education in sport & performance psychology has provided me with an approach that I am confident can help almost anyone in need. Therapy has the potential to be a space where clients' can explore their concerns and issues with professional guidance with the focus to achieve their individual goals. Getting symptoms under control, exploring mental blockage, and so many more obstacles can be effectively addressed with the right support."
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"Online therapy and face to face therapy or fitness for duty evaluations or psychological assessment are provided. I am committed to improving the quality of life for my clients. Therapy or a psychological evaluation are two steps to take to create positive change in your personal and professional life. If you or a loved one need therapy or a psychological evaluation. Please give me a call at (661) 428-0506. The voice mail is confidential and the fastest way to get a response. Please include your name and what you are working on. My practice does not accept Kaiser, Medi-Cal, HMO's or EAP referrals. I look forward to hearing from you."
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"Online therapy and face to face therapy or fitness for duty evaluations or psychological assessment are provided. I am committed to improving the quality of life for my clients. Therapy or a psychological evaluation are two steps to take to create positive change in your personal and professional life. If you or a loved one need therapy or a psychological evaluation. Please give me a call at (661) 428-0506. The voice mail is confidential and the fastest way to get a response. Please include your name and what you are working on. My practice does not accept Kaiser, Medi-Cal, HMO's or EAP referrals. I look forward to hearing from you."
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"I have been providing psychotherapy and psychological testing in the Bakersfield area for 13 years. I studied and trained at the Biola University, Rosemead School of Psychology, an APA-approved program emphasizing theological and psychological integration as a foundation for providing support to people and relationships that are hurting and broken."
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"Psychotherapy can help when you are stuck. If you are reading this, perhaps you have already taken steps to make things better. I think it's in our nature to persevere during difficult times. We have a natural ability to heal, grow and recover. My job is to help you connect with that part of self that will guide you forward. I don't candy coat reality. I look at the strengths and limitations that make us human, providing an experiential process that helps you find solutions. Reaching out can be difficult, so when the time is right, call me."
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"Psychotherapy can help when you are stuck. If you are reading this, perhaps you have already taken steps to make things better. I think it's in our nature to persevere during difficult times. We have a natural ability to heal, grow and recover. My job is to help you connect with that part of self that will guide you forward. I don't candy coat reality. I look at the strengths and limitations that make us human, providing an experiential process that helps you find solutions. Reaching out can be difficult, so when the time is right, call me."
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"**NOW ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS** So many of us struggle through the plot twists in life and find loneliness and depression, separation from others, and stress along the way. The stages and changes we encounter in our relationships, work lives, and personal experiences are easier when faced with support. Sometimes the people in our lives are not the right people to offer this support, and sometimes we prefer to keep them out of it. An outsider, completely dedicated to your goals and growth, your exploration and journey may be exactly what you need. "
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"**NOW ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS** So many of us struggle through the plot twists in life and find loneliness and depression, separation from others, and stress along the way. The stages and changes we encounter in our relationships, work lives, and personal experiences are easier when faced with support. Sometimes the people in our lives are not the right people to offer this support, and sometimes we prefer to keep them out of it. An outsider, completely dedicated to your goals and growth, your exploration and journey may be exactly what you need. "
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"Addiction and codependency can run and seemly ruin our lives- getting caught in isolation, self harm, and confusion. Knowing up from down can be a challenge but therapy can help. Finding the right therapist with extensive experience working in addiction and codependency isn't always easy. You may need help finding your ground and getting the practical aspects of your life in order. Whether you know you are ready to quit, make a big change or just know you need some kind of help, I'm here to explore and grow wherever you are."
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"Addiction and codependency can run and seemly ruin our lives- getting caught in isolation, self harm, and confusion. Knowing up from down can be a challenge but therapy can help. Finding the right therapist with extensive experience working in addiction and codependency isn't always easy. You may need help finding your ground and getting the practical aspects of your life in order. Whether you know you are ready to quit, make a big change or just know you need some kind of help, I'm here to explore and grow wherever you are."

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Existential Therapists
((https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapy-types/existential-therapy((Existential therapy)) is based on the philosophical belief that human beings are alone in the world, and that this aloneness can only be overcome by creating one's own meaning, and exercising one's freedom to choose. The existential therapist encourages clients to face life's anxieties head on and to start making their own decisions.

If you're looking for Existential therapy in Kern County or for a Kern County Existential therapist these professionals provide existential therapy, existential psychotherapy, existential group therapy and existential family therapy. They include Existential therapists, Existential psychologists, Existential psychotherapists and Existential counselors.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Kern County are able to work with a wide range of issues. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in Kern County

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