Lara Hanson, MSW, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Glendale
Are you feeling stuck, embarrassed or afraid of the uncertainty of the problems you are experiencing? Are you ready for a change with guidance and support to help you through this challenging time? I understand your desire to be happier, confident, comfortable within, as well as enjoy your life and important people close to you. I am passionate to help those with challenging life experiences, to overcome anxiety, depression or traumatic events. I will help you set the goals you want to achieve and work together to guide the process for changes and healing.
I have +20 years of experience working with adults and children. I specialize in depression, anxiety, trauma, grief/loss and adoption issues. My specialized training in Play/Art therapy offers a creative means for healing. My training, education and experience covers an array of treatment and intervention methods tailored the unique needs of each client.
I help people get back on track to be successful in life, school, family and relationships. Moving forward in your life and creating change can happen. I look forward to an opportunity to meet with you.
Call Lara Hanson for a free phone consultation now - (818) 423-4670


  • Years in Practice: 20+ Years
  • School: SDSU
  • Year Graduated: 1995
  • License No. and State: LCSW23532 California


  • Avg Cost (per session): $120 - $150
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • Anthem Blue Cross Medi-Cal
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Ceridian
  • Cigna
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Health Net
  • MHN
  • MHNet Behavioral Health
  • Military OneSource
  • Motion Picture Industry
  • Optum
  • Premera
  • Tri West Alliance
  • TriWest
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • Victim of Crime
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.


  • Depression
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Anxiety


  • ADHD
  • Adoption
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Coping Skills
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Grief
  • Life Transitions
  • Peer Relationships
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Women's Issues

Mental Health

  • Mood Disorders

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Hispanic and Latino and Other Racial or Ethnic Background
Religious Orientation: Christian


  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults


  • Cancer
  • Heterosexual Clients
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Adlerian
  • Art Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • EMDR
  • Eclectic
  • Expressive Arts
  • Gestalt
  • Humanistic
  • Interpersonal
  • Jungian
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Person-Centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Sand Play
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused


  • Individuals
  • Family
Last Modified: 08 Aug 2017
Lara Hanson, MSW, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Glendale

Lara Hanson

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW