Margena Carter

Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT

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Margena Carter, MA, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist in Los Angeles
(424) 352-8853 Website

Margena Carter

Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT


Location

Carter Care Therapeutic Services
Los Angeles, California 90045
(424) 352-8853

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Manhattan Beach, California 90266
(424) 352-8853

Are you interested in living life to the fullest but struggle to achieve it? You've taken the first steps towards healing. I am dedicated to you! Regardless of what you're going through, I will strive to bring out the best in you. You're not alone. I can assist you in resolving your past pain, I will affirm your strengths and challenge you to use them. While promoting insight, healing and change in an environment full of warmth and genuineness. I am here to provide a safe, unbiased and non-judgmental environment.

If you're experiencing depression, low self-esteem, isolation, stress, anxiety, grief and loss, substance abuse, childhood trauma, PTSD, codependency, relational difficulties, abusive relationships, divorce, domestic violence, out-of -control anger, a child with behavioral problems, LBGTQ issues, or you work in entertainment, I am here for you.

I offer Individual, Couples, Family & Group Therapy for adults and children. My approach helps you to identify dysfunctional behavior through the use of CBT, Psychodynamic, family systems & many others. Focusing on practical and individualized solution to life's struggles, emphasis on behavioral, emotional, educational and spiritual aspects of life.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 6 Years
  • School: Antioch University of Los Angeles
  • Year Graduated: 2009
  • License and State: 93514 California

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $125 - $275
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: ACH Bank transfer, American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa, Wire
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • ComPsych
  • Insurance Reimbursement
  • Kaiser (Out-of-Network)
  • PPO
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Membership: California Association Marriage Family Therapist
  • Member Since: 2009
  • Membership: American Association Marriage Family Therapist
  • Member Since: 2009

Location

Carter Care Therapeutic Services
Los Angeles, California 90045
(424) 352-8853

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Other Location +

Additional Location

Manhattan Beach, California 90266
(424) 352-8853
Specialties
  • Relationship Issues
  • Depression
  • Trauma and PTSD
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Adoption
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Alzheimer's
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Career Counseling
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Entertainment
  • Family Conflict
  • Gambling
  • Grief
  • Hoarding
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Internet Addiction
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Medical Detox
  • Medication Management
  • Men's Issues
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Racial Identity
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Sports Performance
  • Stress
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Transgender
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Thinking Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: African-American and Hispanic and Latino
I also speak: Se' Habla EspaƱol/ Spanish Speaking Therapist and Spanish
Faith: Christian
Age
  • Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)
Communities
  • Aviation Professionals
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Gay Allied
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Transgender Allied
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Adlerian
  • Applied Behavioral Analysis
  • Attachment-based
  • Christian Counseling
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • EMDR
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Existential
  • Experiential Therapy
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Feminist
  • Gestalt
  • Gottman Method
  • Humanistic
  • Imago
  • Integrative
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Interpersonal
  • Intervention
  • Mindfulness Mediation
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Narrative
  • Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
  • Person-Centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Prolonged Exposure Therapy
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT)
  • Reality Therapy
  • Relational
  • Sex Therapy
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Somatic
  • Spirituality
  • Strength-Based
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Transpersonal
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Video/Skype
  • Online Counseling

Links

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Last Modified: 26 Sep 2019
Margena Carter, MA, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist in Los Angeles

Margena Carter

Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT