Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Monica, California 90403
"I am a psychological trauma specialist who has spent over 25 years working with children, adolescents, and adults who have experienced child abuse, family violence, rape and assault, traumatic loss of loved ones, and the psychological effects of serious or severe medical problems or injuries. I offer individual, couples, and family therapy for these and other problems, including relationship issues and the problems associated with working in the entertainment industry. I work with clients who have experienced a single trauma as well as those who have experienced complex trauma. At this time, I am limiting my practice to traumatized adults."
Grief
(213) 701-1149
Verified
Santa Monica, California 90403
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Grief
"I am a psychological trauma specialist who has spent over 25 years working with children, adolescents, and adults who have experienced child abuse, family violence, rape and assault, traumatic loss of loved ones, and the psychological effects of serious or severe medical problems or injuries. I offer individual, couples, and family therapy for these and other problems, including relationship issues and the problems associated with working in the entertainment industry. I work with clients who have experienced a single trauma as well as those who have experienced complex trauma. At this time, I am limiting my practice to traumatized adults."
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Monica, California 90404
"I work with adults and children struggling with depression, anxiety, OCD, and PTSD, usually without the use of medication. Intrusive and upsetting thoughts can be frightening and make us feel trapped inside our own minds. It is my goal to help you to regain comfort with yourself and confidence with others. I help many clients manage withdrawal effects from drugs, alcohol, and prescription medication, including antidepressants."
Grief
(310) 422-4132
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Monica, California 90404
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Grief
"I work with adults and children struggling with depression, anxiety, OCD, and PTSD, usually without the use of medication. Intrusive and upsetting thoughts can be frightening and make us feel trapped inside our own minds. It is my goal to help you to regain comfort with yourself and confidence with others. I help many clients manage withdrawal effects from drugs, alcohol, and prescription medication, including antidepressants."
Psychologist, PhD, ADODTS
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Monica, California 90401
"The Baby Boomers, those Americans born between 1946 and 1964, constitute about 30% of the US population, and are living significantly longer lives than any past generation did. How you prepare for your middle and late adulthood determines the conclusion and quite possibly the meaning of your life. I can help you develop a personal, individualized roadmap to happiness, fulfillment and especially, meaning."
Grief
(310) 668-1327
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Monica, California 90401
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Grief
"The Baby Boomers, those Americans born between 1946 and 1964, constitute about 30% of the US population, and are living significantly longer lives than any past generation did. How you prepare for your middle and late adulthood determines the conclusion and quite possibly the meaning of your life. I can help you develop a personal, individualized roadmap to happiness, fulfillment and especially, meaning."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Monica, California 90401
"I am curious about your life, your narrative, and what things you give value to. Through our conversations, we can identify and build off of your strengths, and develop ways for sustainable change and meaningfulness. Together, we will establish goals and figure out ways to move towards them. We can track your progress, as well as adjust and work through any obstacles that come up along the way. I work from a non-judgmental and compassionate approach."
Grief
(213) 335-2580
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Monica, California 90401
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Grief
"I am curious about your life, your narrative, and what things you give value to. Through our conversations, we can identify and build off of your strengths, and develop ways for sustainable change and meaningfulness. Together, we will establish goals and figure out ways to move towards them. We can track your progress, as well as adjust and work through any obstacles that come up along the way. I work from a non-judgmental and compassionate approach."
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Monica, California 90401
"Is something holding you back from living at your full potential? Are you overwhelmed with intense feelings of sadness, anger, fear or frustration? If you are feeling stuck in patterns that are limiting you, or are navigating through a difficult life challenge, therapy can help you realize your true potential and reach your life goals. With assistance and support there can be healing and an increased level of awareness to self and the environment. You can feel better about yourself, and thrive in your relationships."
Grief
(323) 282-7393
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Monica, California 90401
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Grief
"Is something holding you back from living at your full potential? Are you overwhelmed with intense feelings of sadness, anger, fear or frustration? If you are feeling stuck in patterns that are limiting you, or are navigating through a difficult life challenge, therapy can help you realize your true potential and reach your life goals. With assistance and support there can be healing and an increased level of awareness to self and the environment. You can feel better about yourself, and thrive in your relationships."
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, JD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Monica, California 90402
"I am a psychodynamically trained therapist who specializes in treating clients suffering from a wide range of issues including anxiety, depression, post traumatic stress disorder and trauma. I started my journey as a domestic violence prosecutor and became very committed to understanding the cycle of abuse and the psychological scars it leaves behind. I trained exclusively for three years at the Maple Counseling Center where I worked with children, adolescents and adults therapeutically. Additionally, I am finishing my doctorate from Reiss Davis specializing in children and adolescents with a focus on how trauma affects primary attachments and neurobiological functioning."
Grief
(424) 901-9281
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Monica, California 90402
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Grief
"I am a psychodynamically trained therapist who specializes in treating clients suffering from a wide range of issues including anxiety, depression, post traumatic stress disorder and trauma. I started my journey as a domestic violence prosecutor and became very committed to understanding the cycle of abuse and the psychological scars it leaves behind. I trained exclusively for three years at the Maple Counseling Center where I worked with children, adolescents and adults therapeutically. Additionally, I am finishing my doctorate from Reiss Davis specializing in children and adolescents with a focus on how trauma affects primary attachments and neurobiological functioning."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Monica, California 90403
""YOUR VISION WILL BECOME CLEAR WHEN YOU LOOK INTO YOUR HEART. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakens." Carl Jung. As a therapist, I am here to support each individual define his or her vision and life's purpose. When one feels stuck, sometimes the idea of change or transition can seem overwhelming. Issues such as anxiety, depression, addiction, relationship distress, loneliness and low-self esteem can be an indicator that a shift is imminent."
Grief
(424) 273-8413
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Monica, California 90403
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Grief
""YOUR VISION WILL BECOME CLEAR WHEN YOU LOOK INTO YOUR HEART. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakens." Carl Jung. As a therapist, I am here to support each individual define his or her vision and life's purpose. When one feels stuck, sometimes the idea of change or transition can seem overwhelming. Issues such as anxiety, depression, addiction, relationship distress, loneliness and low-self esteem can be an indicator that a shift is imminent."
Santa Monica, California 90401
"Dianne Porchia is featured in HEAL Documentary film for her healing work with advance stage cancer client Elizabeth who remains cancer free four years after diagnosis with stage IV cancer. Porchia's unique holistic approach to healing integrates the principles and practice of mind body medicine and a spiritual perspective which supports optimum immune function through high stress life challenges such as divorce, death, loss of job, serious illness, disease and cancer. Porchia works with high level executives, celebrities and VIP individuals suffering from corporate burnout, chronic stress and performance anxiety. ."
Grief
(310) 627-2585
Santa Monica, California 90401
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Grief
"Dianne Porchia is featured in HEAL Documentary film for her healing work with advance stage cancer client Elizabeth who remains cancer free four years after diagnosis with stage IV cancer. Porchia's unique holistic approach to healing integrates the principles and practice of mind body medicine and a spiritual perspective which supports optimum immune function through high stress life challenges such as divorce, death, loss of job, serious illness, disease and cancer. Porchia works with high level executives, celebrities and VIP individuals suffering from corporate burnout, chronic stress and performance anxiety. ."
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, MA, CADCII
Office is near:
Santa Monica, California 90403
"I am a certified chemical dependency counselor who specializes in treating individuals, couples and/or parents who are dealing with addiction, co-dependency, depression, abuse issues, etc. I believe that effective treatment is multifaceted. I help my clients believe in themselves again, by challenging negative thinking and examining self destructive behaviors. I previously worked in in-patient treatment centers and have over 25yrs. of experience working with clients to recover emotional, mental and spiritual wholeness. I am currently, accepting new clients, to my practice."
Grief
(310) 245-0617
Office is near:
Santa Monica, California 90403
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Grief
"I am a certified chemical dependency counselor who specializes in treating individuals, couples and/or parents who are dealing with addiction, co-dependency, depression, abuse issues, etc. I believe that effective treatment is multifaceted. I help my clients believe in themselves again, by challenging negative thinking and examining self destructive behaviors. I previously worked in in-patient treatment centers and have over 25yrs. of experience working with clients to recover emotional, mental and spiritual wholeness. I am currently, accepting new clients, to my practice."
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Monica, California 90405
"I love being a therapist and am grateful for the opportunity to connect with clients who are committed to changing and improving their lives. With a blend of cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindfulness, spiritual principles, and psychodynamic therapy, I will actively partner with you to co-create your empowered and authentic self so you can move toward living a deeper, freer, and more actualized life. I collaborate with clients so they can accomplish their goals, find relief, and move toward happier, more fulfilling lives. I focus on helping you gain clarity and finding solutions to your problems."
Grief
(310) 312-8147
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Monica, California 90405
Grief
"I love being a therapist and am grateful for the opportunity to connect with clients who are committed to changing and improving their lives. With a blend of cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindfulness, spiritual principles, and psychodynamic therapy, I will actively partner with you to co-create your empowered and authentic self so you can move toward living a deeper, freer, and more actualized life. I collaborate with clients so they can accomplish their goals, find relief, and move toward happier, more fulfilling lives. I focus on helping you gain clarity and finding solutions to your problems."
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Monica, California 90401
"You might have what people think is a "good life," but feel something is missing. And while you may be able to get out of bed in the morning, you might feel it's harder for you than others. You may be struggling with: intense emotions; anxiety; depression; personal or professional life changes; excessive worry; difficult relationships or falling into old romantic habits; difficult break-ups or divorce; grief or feelings of guilt; chronic pain; substance or behavioral addictions; feelings of isolation; adjustments to growing older; fear of mental decline or dementia; poor self-esteem; or LGBTQQIA2 concerns."
Grief
(323) 909-4461
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Monica, California 90401
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Grief
"You might have what people think is a "good life," but feel something is missing. And while you may be able to get out of bed in the morning, you might feel it's harder for you than others. You may be struggling with: intense emotions; anxiety; depression; personal or professional life changes; excessive worry; difficult relationships or falling into old romantic habits; difficult break-ups or divorce; grief or feelings of guilt; chronic pain; substance or behavioral addictions; feelings of isolation; adjustments to growing older; fear of mental decline or dementia; poor self-esteem; or LGBTQQIA2 concerns."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Monica, California 90401
"My goal is to provide a warm, caring, respectful, and compassionate environment to help you uncover the roots of emotional pain, suffer and unlock pathways for joyous, resilient, and meaningful living. My core values are: kindness, compassion, respect, and understanding. Within this kind of relationship, deep healing naturally unfolds, transforming cycles of abuse, neglect, addiction, depression, and anxiety, to make way for fulfilling relationships,peaceful existence and wellness."
Grief
(323) 315-0600
Verified
Santa Monica, California 90401
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Grief
"My goal is to provide a warm, caring, respectful, and compassionate environment to help you uncover the roots of emotional pain, suffer and unlock pathways for joyous, resilient, and meaningful living. My core values are: kindness, compassion, respect, and understanding. Within this kind of relationship, deep healing naturally unfolds, transforming cycles of abuse, neglect, addiction, depression, and anxiety, to make way for fulfilling relationships,peaceful existence and wellness."
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Monica, California 90402
"Do you struggle with depression, anxiety, life transitions, or relationship problems? Do you feel stuck? Take the first step towards improving your quality of life. I provide a safe and empathetic space for you to explore life's challenges. Together we can do the work that will help you improve your mood, achieve your goals, and progress toward a meaningful and fulfilling life. My practice is about empowering you to make healthy life choices."
Grief
(424) 383-7045
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Monica, California 90402
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Grief
"Do you struggle with depression, anxiety, life transitions, or relationship problems? Do you feel stuck? Take the first step towards improving your quality of life. I provide a safe and empathetic space for you to explore life's challenges. Together we can do the work that will help you improve your mood, achieve your goals, and progress toward a meaningful and fulfilling life. My practice is about empowering you to make healthy life choices."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Monica, California 90405
"Ever-lasting, passionate love is possible. You can rekindle the romantic attraction from when you first met. Most couples do not have the tools required to navigate the difficult terrain of relationships. I am a certified Imago Relationship Therapist and relationship expert. My specialty is helping you reconnect with your partner and reignite your love and desire for one another. You will learn tangible tools and gain invaluable insights to strengthen your partnership as you work through difficult issues. I assist you in handling conflict more effectively so you can experience deeper levels of intimacy."
Grief
(310) 359-9394
Verified
Santa Monica, California 90405
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Grief
"Ever-lasting, passionate love is possible. You can rekindle the romantic attraction from when you first met. Most couples do not have the tools required to navigate the difficult terrain of relationships. I am a certified Imago Relationship Therapist and relationship expert. My specialty is helping you reconnect with your partner and reignite your love and desire for one another. You will learn tangible tools and gain invaluable insights to strengthen your partnership as you work through difficult issues. I assist you in handling conflict more effectively so you can experience deeper levels of intimacy."
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Monica, California 90403
"I appreciate your interest in psychotherapy and commend your effort in finding a therapist. It is an important step to take towards feeling better. I am a clinical psychologist with several years of experience working with adolescents, adults, and families. I have worked with people who have experienced trauma, depression, eating disorders, addiction, anxiety, loss, and life transitions. I work collaboratively with my clients, and am supportive and dedicated to their increased well being. My approach to therapy is to be genuine, open and honest, supportive, and curious."
Grief
(310) 461-4425
Verified
Santa Monica, California 90403
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Grief
"I appreciate your interest in psychotherapy and commend your effort in finding a therapist. It is an important step to take towards feeling better. I am a clinical psychologist with several years of experience working with adolescents, adults, and families. I have worked with people who have experienced trauma, depression, eating disorders, addiction, anxiety, loss, and life transitions. I work collaboratively with my clients, and am supportive and dedicated to their increased well being. My approach to therapy is to be genuine, open and honest, supportive, and curious."
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Monica, California 90401
"As a licensed clinical social worker who has been in practice for 16 years, I have had the privilege of working with a wide range of clients struggling with a variety of issues. One of my main areas of expertise is working with pre-teens, teens and young adults, as well as their families. Developmentally, this can be a challenging time that presents itself with new struggles, whether they involve psychiatric, social, academic or family issues. I find it rewarding to work with teens as well as their families to guide them through this tricky period."
Grief
(310) 683-4942
Verified
Santa Monica, California 90401
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Grief
"As a licensed clinical social worker who has been in practice for 16 years, I have had the privilege of working with a wide range of clients struggling with a variety of issues. One of my main areas of expertise is working with pre-teens, teens and young adults, as well as their families. Developmentally, this can be a challenging time that presents itself with new struggles, whether they involve psychiatric, social, academic or family issues. I find it rewarding to work with teens as well as their families to guide them through this tricky period."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Monica, California 90405
"Imagine having new tools to deal with difficult feelings and difficult people. Imagine feeling ready and excited about what might come your way. Therapy offers you the opportunity to move forward in your life towards the goals and dreams that are most important to you. Informed by previous careers in theatre and film along with specialized trauma training (both TRM & EMDR) and my experience as an adoptive parent, I am uniquely positioned to engage challenging issues in the creative professions,trauma (both incident specific and developmental) and adoption along with the anxiety and depression that are too often part of making our way through life."
Grief
(424) 781-3267
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Monica, California 90405
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Grief
"Imagine having new tools to deal with difficult feelings and difficult people. Imagine feeling ready and excited about what might come your way. Therapy offers you the opportunity to move forward in your life towards the goals and dreams that are most important to you. Informed by previous careers in theatre and film along with specialized trauma training (both TRM & EMDR) and my experience as an adoptive parent, I am uniquely positioned to engage challenging issues in the creative professions,trauma (both incident specific and developmental) and adoption along with the anxiety and depression that are too often part of making our way through life."
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Monica, California 90403
"I know that finding the right therapist can be an overwhelming process. In my practice, I attempt to create a safe, nurturing space where we can actively engage in the process of self discovery together. I am passionate about this work and believe that it really does lead to lasting change. I work with adults struggling with depression, anxiety, life transitions and also have experience with creative professionals. I offer flexible evening and weekend hours. I also have extensive experience working with people struggling with bipolar disorder, trauma, and sobriety."
Grief
(310) 502-4701
Verified
Santa Monica, California 90403
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Grief
"I know that finding the right therapist can be an overwhelming process. In my practice, I attempt to create a safe, nurturing space where we can actively engage in the process of self discovery together. I am passionate about this work and believe that it really does lead to lasting change. I work with adults struggling with depression, anxiety, life transitions and also have experience with creative professionals. I offer flexible evening and weekend hours. I also have extensive experience working with people struggling with bipolar disorder, trauma, and sobriety."
Marriage & Family Therapist Intern, MA, MFTI
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Monica, California 90401
"Change comes from understanding ourselves and through relationships with others, particularly relationships in which we feel heard and supported. I approach each person with curiosity in a supportive environment where we can identify, understand, and move through obstacles together. Asking for help can be difficult, and considering therapy is an important decision. If you are experiencing a sense of diminished momentum or motivation, and if you are struggling to surmount obstacles in your relationships, mood or behavior, then I encourage you to give me a call."
Grief
(310) 363-0689
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Monica, California 90401
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Grief
"Change comes from understanding ourselves and through relationships with others, particularly relationships in which we feel heard and supported. I approach each person with curiosity in a supportive environment where we can identify, understand, and move through obstacles together. Asking for help can be difficult, and considering therapy is an important decision. If you are experiencing a sense of diminished momentum or motivation, and if you are struggling to surmount obstacles in your relationships, mood or behavior, then I encourage you to give me a call."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, JD, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Monica, California 90402
"Relationships can bring happiness, but also create longing and loneliness. They can preoccupy us and destroy our sense of safety and self-respect. If you feel stuck, overwhelmed, afraid, or lost, or are unable to decide about staying or leaving, have resolvable conflicts, unmet needs, or feel devalued, I can help, particularly around issues of codependency, trauma, communication, intimacy, and self-esteem. You'll gain awareness in your first session, then quickly see changes in handling emotions, conflict, and boundaries. Whether seeking individual or couple counseling, you'll find solutions, feel more empowered, and an improved sense of well-being."
Grief
(310) 421-8996
Verified
Santa Monica, California 90402
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Grief
"Relationships can bring happiness, but also create longing and loneliness. They can preoccupy us and destroy our sense of safety and self-respect. If you feel stuck, overwhelmed, afraid, or lost, or are unable to decide about staying or leaving, have resolvable conflicts, unmet needs, or feel devalued, I can help, particularly around issues of codependency, trauma, communication, intimacy, and self-esteem. You'll gain awareness in your first session, then quickly see changes in handling emotions, conflict, and boundaries. Whether seeking individual or couple counseling, you'll find solutions, feel more empowered, and an improved sense of well-being."

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