James Kalivas

Psychologist, PsyD

Verified by Psychology Today
(424) 329-6022 Website

James Kalivas

Psychologist, PsyD


Location

Offers online therapy

Malibu, CA 90265
(424) 329-6022

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Website
Announcement icon I am currently accepting new clients for telehealth video and phone sessions. Feel free to contact me for a free consultation. Be well.
It takes time to choose the best therapist for you. When you're ready, let's talk and see if we might be a good fit. I appreciate the importance of this process, which is why I offer a free phone consultation to address any questions or concerns you may have prior to scheduling an appointment. Consider me a resource- even if we don't end up working together. Remember, life can be much more than survival. Change is closer than you may think. Keep reaching out.
I believe in the creation of a safe, playful, and dynamic space that promotes insight and curiosity. Through humor and integrative evidence-based methods, I effectively work with a wide range of issues such as depression, anxiety, addiction, and relational difficulties. From 2017- 201 8, I served on the Board of Directors for the LA County Psych Association.
I can help you reduce and permanently transcend your symptoms by aiding you in understanding their origins. Through enhancing self-awareness, old cycles are broken, power is reclaimed, and healing occurs. My work involves the collaborative exploration of the relationships that we have with others, and especially, with our authentic selves.
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Finances

  • Cost per Session: $180 - $225
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 6 Years
  • License: California / PSY 28521
  • School: Alliant International University
  • Year Graduated: 2014

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: UCLA / Alcohol & Drug Abuse Studies
  • Certificate Date: 2009
  • Certificate: Los Angeles Psych Association- LACPA
  • Certificate Date: 2011

Location

Malibu, CA 90265
(424) 329-6022
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Addiction
Issues
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Men's Issues
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Spirituality
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Faith: Other Spiritual or Religious Affiliations
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
Communities
  • Aviation Professionals
  • Gay Allied
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Lesbian Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Analytical
  • Attachment-based
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Existential
  • Integrative
  • Intersubjective
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative
  • Present-focused
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational
  • Somatic
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

Links

My Website

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Professional Connections

I am a psychiatrist and have collaborated with Dr. Kalivas several cases. He is highly knowledgable and also has a fantastic ease at working with patients who co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. He is very communicative and we have had really strong results when working as a team. I highly recommend him as a therapist to patients and colleagues alike!

Last Modified: 15 Oct 2021
James Kalivas, PsyD, Psychologist in Malibu
James Kalivas

Psychologist, PsyD