Morella Hammer
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
Encino, CA 91436
I provide an environment that is empathetic, warm, compassionate & enthusiastic - an environment that facilitates personal change and growth. Since relationships & communication are central to so many of the issues we face, I specialize in Imago Therapy, the revolutionary relationship counseling techniques of Dr. Harville Hendrix. With Imago our issues and conflicts aren't the problem, they're the solution: they're signposts pointing the way toward healing the true, underlying causes. Imago teaches you how to safely explore these deeper emotional undercurrents together, so that your disagreements can actually become opportunities for greater intimacy, as you learn about each other.
Female
(818) 533-9979
Verified
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Encino, CA 91436
Female
I provide an environment that is empathetic, warm, compassionate & enthusiastic - an environment that facilitates personal change and growth. Since relationships & communication are central to so many of the issues we face, I specialize in Imago Therapy, the revolutionary relationship counseling techniques of Dr. Harville Hendrix. With Imago our issues and conflicts aren't the problem, they're the solution: they're signposts pointing the way toward healing the true, underlying causes. Imago teaches you how to safely explore these deeper emotional undercurrents together, so that your disagreements can actually become opportunities for greater intimacy, as you learn about each other.
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Judy Victor
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
Encino, CA 91436
Life can be difficult. Often, we are faced with issues and circumstances that can be challenging at best, and most of us were not taught the skills to help us successfully navigate through our experiences. We feel the pressure to please others while forgoing our own needs & feelings. We all want to feel more joy in our lives, but we don't always know how to achieve it.
Female
(323) 545-4752
Verified
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Encino, CA 91436
Female
Life can be difficult. Often, we are faced with issues and circumstances that can be challenging at best, and most of us were not taught the skills to help us successfully navigate through our experiences. We feel the pressure to please others while forgoing our own needs & feelings. We all want to feel more joy in our lives, but we don't always know how to achieve it.
Sipora B. Weissman
Associate Clinical Social Worker, ACSW Verified
Verified
Encino, CA 91436
What is holding you back from living your most fulfilling life? Fears, depression, anxiety, panic, hopelessness, trauma, childhood wounds still lingering? I am here to lead you on a journey of self discovery and healing. I view therapy as a collaboration and as a therapist I am an active participant and guide. While I have worked with many different types of clients and mental struggles, I sub-specialize in mind body/ neural circuit disorders such as chronic pain, IBS, fibromyalgia, fatigue, and female chronic pain syndromes. I am fascinated in neuroplasticity, how our brains can change, and how we can heal from these syndromes!
Female
(805) 219-7241
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Encino, CA 91436
Female
What is holding you back from living your most fulfilling life? Fears, depression, anxiety, panic, hopelessness, trauma, childhood wounds still lingering? I am here to lead you on a journey of self discovery and healing. I view therapy as a collaboration and as a therapist I am an active participant and guide. While I have worked with many different types of clients and mental struggles, I sub-specialize in mind body/ neural circuit disorders such as chronic pain, IBS, fibromyalgia, fatigue, and female chronic pain syndromes. I am fascinated in neuroplasticity, how our brains can change, and how we can heal from these syndromes!
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Claudia A Domnicz
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, CHT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Encino, CA 91316
I work with individuals, couples and families with a variety of issues. My areas of speciality include anxiety, depression, relationship issues , women's issues, career issues, and life transitions. Treatment may be brief to address a current problem or long term to work through lifelong patterns and gain insight . My style is holistic including working together and assisting you in finding hope and resolution to your problem.I can help you develop communication skills with your partner or family members , improve self-esteem , cope with losses and strengthen relationships . I provide a non judgemental and supportive environment .
Female
(818) 754-8270
Verified
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Office is near:
Encino, CA 91316
Female
I work with individuals, couples and families with a variety of issues. My areas of speciality include anxiety, depression, relationship issues , women's issues, career issues, and life transitions. Treatment may be brief to address a current problem or long term to work through lifelong patterns and gain insight . My style is holistic including working together and assisting you in finding hope and resolution to your problem.I can help you develop communication skills with your partner or family members , improve self-esteem , cope with losses and strengthen relationships . I provide a non judgemental and supportive environment .
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Merle Mayerstein Varon
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Encino, CA 91316
With over 38 years as a Marriage & Family Therapist, I've found the number one concern for people is, "Do you work with my issues?" I specialize in Depression, Anxiety, Relationship Issues & Grief & Loss. My priorities are what troubles you most. Children over 12 & adults find my compassionate, warm, open, supportive & caring personality comforting while addressing past events that affect them today. I will help you understand yourself as we discover the triggers for unhealthy choices in your life. This will empower you with tools to make the changes necessary for a happier & more peaceful life.
Female
(818) 293-4875
Verified
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Office is near:
Encino, CA 91316
Female
With over 38 years as a Marriage & Family Therapist, I've found the number one concern for people is, "Do you work with my issues?" I specialize in Depression, Anxiety, Relationship Issues & Grief & Loss. My priorities are what troubles you most. Children over 12 & adults find my compassionate, warm, open, supportive & caring personality comforting while addressing past events that affect them today. I will help you understand yourself as we discover the triggers for unhealthy choices in your life. This will empower you with tools to make the changes necessary for a happier & more peaceful life.
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Ingrid Oliansky
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Encino, CA 91316
Everyone feels stuck in life sometimes. Perhaps you are unsatisfied with a current relationship or you are not doing what you want to in terms of your career. Maybe you are experiencing a life transition such as the death of a loved one or a big geographical move. You have the solution within you. My job is to work in collaboration with you to uncover that solution and put it to work for you.
Female
(424) 273-8530
Verified
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Encino, CA 91316
Female
Everyone feels stuck in life sometimes. Perhaps you are unsatisfied with a current relationship or you are not doing what you want to in terms of your career. Maybe you are experiencing a life transition such as the death of a loved one or a big geographical move. You have the solution within you. My job is to work in collaboration with you to uncover that solution and put it to work for you.
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Kate Loree
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, ATR, MBA Verified
Verified
Encino, CA 91436
I specialize in non-monogamous, kink, sex worker, and LGBTQ communities. Growth occurs in an atmosphere of respect, compassion and a belief in the human capacity for healing, change and reparation. My approach emphasizes insight, emotional healing, and empowerment to help you reach you highest potential and develop a more gratifying life. Couples/Relationships: Both Imago and Emotionally Focused Therapy heavily influence my work to encourage the strengthening of trust, mutual respect, understanding, intimacy and love. We will work together to untangle confusing thoughts, feelings, and behavioral patterns to rediscover your capacity to make meaningful choices that are right for you or your relationship.
Female
(310) 596-4197
Verified
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Encino, CA 91436
Female
I specialize in non-monogamous, kink, sex worker, and LGBTQ communities. Growth occurs in an atmosphere of respect, compassion and a belief in the human capacity for healing, change and reparation. My approach emphasizes insight, emotional healing, and empowerment to help you reach you highest potential and develop a more gratifying life. Couples/Relationships: Both Imago and Emotionally Focused Therapy heavily influence my work to encourage the strengthening of trust, mutual respect, understanding, intimacy and love. We will work together to untangle confusing thoughts, feelings, and behavioral patterns to rediscover your capacity to make meaningful choices that are right for you or your relationship.
Capri Cruz
Counselor, PhD, CHT, LPC, LMHC, LPCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Encino, CA 91316
Licensed in FL, GA, & CA- I knew I was called to be a mental health therapist when I was 11. How else was I going to fix my life after my parents damaged me :-) After growing up in foster care, abused & abandoned, I spent decades feeling lost & helpless. At 37, I finally learned how to heal myself. I went on to get my PhD in Mental Health Counseling, a Hypnotherapy degree, & became an author of self-improvement books. I went on to work in women's in-patient & co-ed out-patient substance abuse facilities, a psychiatric hospital, private practice, the military, low income families, and wrap around services for foster children.
Female
(762) 200-0203
Verified
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Office is near:
Encino, CA 91316
Female
Licensed in FL, GA, & CA- I knew I was called to be a mental health therapist when I was 11. How else was I going to fix my life after my parents damaged me :-) After growing up in foster care, abused & abandoned, I spent decades feeling lost & helpless. At 37, I finally learned how to heal myself. I went on to get my PhD in Mental Health Counseling, a Hypnotherapy degree, & became an author of self-improvement books. I went on to work in women's in-patient & co-ed out-patient substance abuse facilities, a psychiatric hospital, private practice, the military, low income families, and wrap around services for foster children.
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Tina Sammadi
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, PPS, LMFT Verified
Verified
Encino, CA 91436
"Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards."- Kierkegaard. Are you feeling stuck and unable to move forward from unhealthy behaviors, maladaptive patterns, negative thoughts and feelings, anxiety or stress? Do you wish your life was more fulfilling, better or different than it is but struggle to make a change? I understand how scary and challenging it can be to take that first step. However, I also believe that achieving an adequate, satisfying, and productive life with the right support is possible. Together we can explore the underlying reasons that are holding you back and identify new ways of coping.
Female
(310) 496-8357
Verified
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Encino, CA 91436
Female
"Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards."- Kierkegaard. Are you feeling stuck and unable to move forward from unhealthy behaviors, maladaptive patterns, negative thoughts and feelings, anxiety or stress? Do you wish your life was more fulfilling, better or different than it is but struggle to make a change? I understand how scary and challenging it can be to take that first step. However, I also believe that achieving an adequate, satisfying, and productive life with the right support is possible. Together we can explore the underlying reasons that are holding you back and identify new ways of coping.
Channie Amato
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, AT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Encino, CA 91316
During a time of instability, some sort of consistency helps create a small sense of normal. Establishing a routine is essential, especially during a time of a Pandemic, when our ground has shifted, habits altered or broken. During a time that we are required for social distancing and isolation, we are also forced to slow down. We are provided the choice to find ways to connect and look within, to learn, to adapt and grow. I am providing Zoom confidential conferencing. If you are interested in doing Art Therapy (optional), then gather your art supplies!
Female
(747) 234-2617
Verified
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Office is near:
Encino, CA 91316
Female
During a time of instability, some sort of consistency helps create a small sense of normal. Establishing a routine is essential, especially during a time of a Pandemic, when our ground has shifted, habits altered or broken. During a time that we are required for social distancing and isolation, we are also forced to slow down. We are provided the choice to find ways to connect and look within, to learn, to adapt and grow. I am providing Zoom confidential conferencing. If you are interested in doing Art Therapy (optional), then gather your art supplies!
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Terri L Asanovich
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Encino, CA 91436
Perhaps, the essence of all your mental and emotional pain lies in your inability to love yourself. Thus, it's important to uncover all barriers within yourself that prevent you from achieving this. I highly value creating a safe space for improving self-worth. There are no easy answers, only profound opportunities to explore the unresolved questions. I'm interested in understanding what continues to hold you back in life and invested in guiding you towards greater balance, meaning, creativity, and authenticity.
Female
(818) 864-4734
Verified
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Encino, CA 91436
Female
Perhaps, the essence of all your mental and emotional pain lies in your inability to love yourself. Thus, it's important to uncover all barriers within yourself that prevent you from achieving this. I highly value creating a safe space for improving self-worth. There are no easy answers, only profound opportunities to explore the unresolved questions. I'm interested in understanding what continues to hold you back in life and invested in guiding you towards greater balance, meaning, creativity, and authenticity.
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Jody P Evans
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, JD Verified
Verified
Encino, CA 91436
Are you looking to overcome a substance use disorder or any kind of addictive behavior (e.g. food addiction). Do you feel like you have tried so many times to be sober but just can't understand why you keep relapsing? My approach to treating these disorders is holistic but also can work with the 12 step model. I look at what may be driving this behavior the "underlying core issues" rather than focusing on symptoms alone. I do not see clients who are actively using drugs or alcohol. I am able to counsel family members of addicts.
Female
(818) 962-4679
Verified
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Encino, CA 91436
Female
Are you looking to overcome a substance use disorder or any kind of addictive behavior (e.g. food addiction). Do you feel like you have tried so many times to be sober but just can't understand why you keep relapsing? My approach to treating these disorders is holistic but also can work with the 12 step model. I look at what may be driving this behavior the "underlying core issues" rather than focusing on symptoms alone. I do not see clients who are actively using drugs or alcohol. I am able to counsel family members of addicts.
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Encino, CA 91316
Online and Phone sessions available. OVER 75 FIVE STAR REVIEWS ON YELP AND GOOGLE! Nationally Recognized Sex and Relationship Expert! Relationships & sexual health and wellness is my life's passion. I am a non-traditional therapist and Intuitive Healer specializing in Sex Therapy, Relationship Counseling, Sexual Trauma (Male & Female), Incest, Alternative Lifestyles and Sexual Behaviors, and Empowerment Therapy. I provide a nurturing, sex-positive, non-shaming environment for individuals of all sexual orientations, couples in both monogamous and modern relationships. (kink, fetish, BDSM aware)
Female
(424) 732-7077
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Encino, CA 91316
Female
Online and Phone sessions available. OVER 75 FIVE STAR REVIEWS ON YELP AND GOOGLE! Nationally Recognized Sex and Relationship Expert! Relationships & sexual health and wellness is my life's passion. I am a non-traditional therapist and Intuitive Healer specializing in Sex Therapy, Relationship Counseling, Sexual Trauma (Male & Female), Incest, Alternative Lifestyles and Sexual Behaviors, and Empowerment Therapy. I provide a nurturing, sex-positive, non-shaming environment for individuals of all sexual orientations, couples in both monogamous and modern relationships. (kink, fetish, BDSM aware)
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Jeanette Butler
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Encino, CA 91436
It is better to call me than using email. I have worked with men and women, from young adults to the elderly, and individuals who have come from all walks of life. My background has been psychodynamic, where one's early upbringing, culture, and environment are explored along with the persons present day struggles and concerns. I also have experience with cognitive behavioral treatment as well as mindfulness and relational therapy. Because everyone is unique, I like to provide the kind of treatment that will be most beneficial for those I meet. I take most PPO insurance as well as fee for service.
Female
(626) 513-2967
Verified
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Encino, CA 91436
Female
It is better to call me than using email. I have worked with men and women, from young adults to the elderly, and individuals who have come from all walks of life. My background has been psychodynamic, where one's early upbringing, culture, and environment are explored along with the persons present day struggles and concerns. I also have experience with cognitive behavioral treatment as well as mindfulness and relational therapy. Because everyone is unique, I like to provide the kind of treatment that will be most beneficial for those I meet. I take most PPO insurance as well as fee for service.
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Linda Hayes, LCSW
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
Encino, CA 91436
I am a licensed therapist practicing in Encino, CA. My primary focus is on individuals, couples, and children coping with depression, anxiety, relationship issues and the impact of separation or divorce. I've worked as a mediator, evaluator and expert witness for the Los Angeles Superior Court for 16 years. I have years of experience helping individuals and families going through crises. I also provide Coparenting counseling, reunification therapy, marriage and divorce counseling. I specialize in working with adolescents, empty nest issues and coping with a loved one who lives with a psychiatric disorder.
Female
(818) 918-2305
Verified
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Encino, CA 91436
Female
I am a licensed therapist practicing in Encino, CA. My primary focus is on individuals, couples, and children coping with depression, anxiety, relationship issues and the impact of separation or divorce. I've worked as a mediator, evaluator and expert witness for the Los Angeles Superior Court for 16 years. I have years of experience helping individuals and families going through crises. I also provide Coparenting counseling, reunification therapy, marriage and divorce counseling. I specialize in working with adolescents, empty nest issues and coping with a loved one who lives with a psychiatric disorder.
Michelle Kuranishi
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Encino, CA 91316
Do you lie awake at night with something bothering you? Do you feel overlooked or taken for granted? Do you feel stuck where you are in life? Do you always put others’ needs first? If so, I can help.
Female
(747) 232-5293
Verified
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Office is near:
Encino, CA 91316
Female
Do you lie awake at night with something bothering you? Do you feel overlooked or taken for granted? Do you feel stuck where you are in life? Do you always put others’ needs first? If so, I can help.
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Roxanna Rahban
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Encino, CA 91436
I am passionate about providing the highest quality assessment services for children and adults. My expertise has been cultivated through my assessment research studies, training, and treatment of disabilities and psychological conditions. My assessment services include neuropsychological, psycho-educational, and psychological testing. I also conduct med-legal, immigration, adoption, and forensic examinations. Treatment includes parenting support and ADHD/LD treatment. I guide individuals in building functional skills to cope with challenges that interfere with effective functioning. ADHD therapy provides support, structure, feedback, and the development of skills to increase self-awareness, independence, improve concentration, time-management, planning and organization skills.
Female
(310) 736-2747
Verified
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Encino, CA 91436
Female
I am passionate about providing the highest quality assessment services for children and adults. My expertise has been cultivated through my assessment research studies, training, and treatment of disabilities and psychological conditions. My assessment services include neuropsychological, psycho-educational, and psychological testing. I also conduct med-legal, immigration, adoption, and forensic examinations. Treatment includes parenting support and ADHD/LD treatment. I guide individuals in building functional skills to cope with challenges that interfere with effective functioning. ADHD therapy provides support, structure, feedback, and the development of skills to increase self-awareness, independence, improve concentration, time-management, planning and organization skills.
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Judith Cotton
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Encino, CA 91436
I am a Marriage, Family, Individual and Child Therapist. I am licensed with 30 years experience - successful - caring - warm - grounded - private and confidential. Trained in the cognitive/behavioral, narrative and full respect relationship styles. I can be your therapist-counselor-relationship coach-workshop provider-presenter and reliable confidential safe sounding board.
Female
(818) 748-9424
Verified
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Encino, CA 91436
Female
I am a Marriage, Family, Individual and Child Therapist. I am licensed with 30 years experience - successful - caring - warm - grounded - private and confidential. Trained in the cognitive/behavioral, narrative and full respect relationship styles. I can be your therapist-counselor-relationship coach-workshop provider-presenter and reliable confidential safe sounding board.
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Denise Richman
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT, LPCC Verified
Verified
Encino, CA 91436
I am dedicated to serving the needs of my clients, by providing professional, high quality therapy, counseling and coaching. Having a safe place and a compassionate person with whom to share our struggles, concerns and hopes can help enormously to heal, find relief, and create more joy and satisfaction in our lives. Offices in Porter Ranch, Encino, and Santa Clarita.
Female
(818) 962-6439
Verified
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Encino, CA 91436
Female
I am dedicated to serving the needs of my clients, by providing professional, high quality therapy, counseling and coaching. Having a safe place and a compassionate person with whom to share our struggles, concerns and hopes can help enormously to heal, find relief, and create more joy and satisfaction in our lives. Offices in Porter Ranch, Encino, and Santa Clarita.
Vanessa Palomera
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Encino, CA 91316
If you struggle with anxiety and want to find peace and confidence in your life, you have found the right therapist. I know the struggle all too well: frequent worrying, over thinking, difficulty sleeping, irritability, and self doubt. Maybe you have difficulty enjoying things in the present moment because you’re constantly "on the go" or stressed about the future. I’m more than happy to help you transform these obstacles and find your power.
Female
(818) 666-2661
Verified
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Encino, CA 91316
Female
If you struggle with anxiety and want to find peace and confidence in your life, you have found the right therapist. I know the struggle all too well: frequent worrying, over thinking, difficulty sleeping, irritability, and self doubt. Maybe you have difficulty enjoying things in the present moment because you’re constantly "on the go" or stressed about the future. I’m more than happy to help you transform these obstacles and find your power.

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Female Therapists
This is a listing of female Therapists, or providers who are female or women, rather than Therapists who specialize in helping female clients or women.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Encino are able to work with a wide range of issues and communities, including the BIPOC community in Encino. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in Encino

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