Georgina Kim Smith

Psychologist, PhD

Georgina Kim Smith, PhD, Psychologist in Santa Monica
(424) 258-5793 Website

Georgina Kim Smith

Psychologist, PhD


Location

2730 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 250
Santa Monica, California 90403
(424) 258-5793

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Dr. Smith's passionate, grounded and integrated therapeutic approach allows for a connection to her clients where there is a focus on insight and change, discovering and healing the core self, learning to regulate emotion and express needs in healthy ways, adapting internal self-dialogue and narrative,and building a wealth of internal and external coping resources allowing for a successful, evidence-based path to recovery, while creating a renewed sense of self, empowerment and hope. Dr. Smith believes in building a therapeutic relationship based on respect, genuineness, empathy, challenge and change. Mission Statement: To alleviate suffering and promote thriving.

Dr. Smith has significant experience treating survivors of abuse and trauma, individuals suffering with eating disorders and addiction, and also treats chronic depression, self-injury, and mood and anxiety disorders. Dr. Smith has worked extensively with children and adolescents, adults, couples/familes, and groups.

Dr. Smith has a private practice in Santa Monica, and serves as Clinical Director for Connections in Recovery. Please visit Dr. Smith's website to learn more about her intern, Chanel Halimi, MFTI (IMF82532). Please visit this link to view Dr. Smith discussing her practice: http://youtu.be/hPv7r0evs6Y

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 8 Years
  • School: California School of Professional Psychology
  • Year Graduated: 2004
  • License No. and State: PSY22108 California

Finances

  • Avg Cost (per session): $100 - $200
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Out of Network

Georgina Kim Smith's Groups

Women's Empowerment Group

A process group for women ages 18-40. Addresses the need for empowering women and building their voices and sense of self in the challenges that face them in their lives and society today. The group will address: self-worth, relationships, school/career/finances, life stage changes, trauma, grief and loss, depression, anxiety, body image, disordered eating, cultural issues, & family issues.

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Healthy Relationships: Women's Support Group

Relationships are the foundation of our lives, both with our selves and with others. Whether you are struggling in a relationship with a significant other, a family member or a friend, this is a group that will help you learn to navigate the terrain of relationships in healthy and differentiated ways The group addresses: CODEPENDENCY, ENABLING, SETTING BOUNDARIES, COMMUNICATION, CONFLICT RESOLUTION, FAMILY ROLES, DEFENSES AND COPING, RELATIONSHIP THEMES AND PATTERNS, DIFFERENTIATION, AND MORE

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Addiction Recovery Support Group

THIS IS A SUPPORT GROUP THAT ADDRESSES THE ISSUES INDIVIDUALS FACE IN EARLY RECOVERY TOPICS ADDRESSED: ISSUES UNDERLYING ADDICTION (INCLUDING FAMILY HISTORY), RELATIONSHIP DYNAMICS, TRIGGERS, PATTERNS OF COPING, NECESSARY LIFE SKILLS, RELAPSE PREVENTION, LEARNING WHEN TO SEEK HELP AND WHERE TO FIND IT, REALISTIC GOAL SETTING, BOUNDARIES, HEALTHY COMMUNICATION, NAVIGATING INTIMATE RELATIONSHIPS, AND LIVING LIFE SOBER

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Location

2730 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 250
Santa Monica, California 90403
(424) 258-5793

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Addiction
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Eating Disorders
Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Grief
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Relationship Issues
  • Substance Abuse
Mental Health
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Personality Disorders

Client Focus

Age
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Eclectic
  • Psychodynamic
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

Professional Connections

Dr. Mary Spease, PsyD
Dr. Mary Spease, PsyD
Psychologist Classmate, known for 10 years
Dr. Georgina Smith is one of the most talented and effective clinicians I have had the honor to call a colleague and a friend. She exudes passion, warmth, and kindness and with experience and insight, is able to help others achieve their desired change. She effortlessly manages to create a safe space in which others are able to share their experience and feel respected. Throughout the years, I have confidently referred clients to her who are in need of support regarding relationship concerns, recovery from drugs or alcohol, codependency, or phase of life transitions. She is a wonderful psychologist and I would highly recommend her to anyone who is seeking change.
Dr. Mary Spease, PsyD
Dr. Mary Spease, PsyD
Psychologist Classmate, known for 10 years
Dr. Mary Spease, PsyD
Dr. Mary Spease, PsyD
Psychologist Classmate, known for 10 years
Dr. Mary Spease is an empathic, intelligent, warm and highly insightful therapist. She brings a skilled and dynamic approach to her work and specializes in working with couples and those dealing with codependency and relationship issues and addiction. I highly recommend her for those seeking a transformative therapeutic experience.

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Last Modified: 27 Mar 2018
Georgina Kim Smith, PhD, Psychologist in Santa Monica

Georgina Kim Smith

Psychologist, PhD