RBT, LOA, Rev, CHT
Santa Monica, CA 90405
When conventional talk therapy doesn't work at helping you resolve issues or find answers; try Hypnotherapy! Everything you've ever experienced is stored in your subconcious. With 10 plus years of experience, I teach you how to overcome, control, and manage behaviors. I help develop new patterns for lasting change. Your mind is always successful at allowing you to arrive at your goals. What may be getting in your way is the pattern of how you have learned to do things. In therapy, I focus on your goal and where you want to be. I believe finding out why is not worth it.
Mood Disorders
(818) 975-3503
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Santa Monica, CA 90405
Mood Disorders
When conventional talk therapy doesn't work at helping you resolve issues or find answers; try Hypnotherapy! Everything you've ever experienced is stored in your subconcious. With 10 plus years of experience, I teach you how to overcome, control, and manage behaviors. I help develop new patterns for lasting change. Your mind is always successful at allowing you to arrive at your goals. What may be getting in your way is the pattern of how you have learned to do things. In therapy, I focus on your goal and where you want to be. I believe finding out why is not worth it.
Photo of Wendy J Salz, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Psychotherapy is an investment you make in yourself so that you can have a more fulfilling life. For therapy to be successful, it is important for you to feel heard and understood. My clients feel safe and supported as I work with them to understand how past patterns and old beliefs contribute to their current struggles. No matter what your concerns--relationship, self-esteem, family problems, troublesome behaviors, or any of a multitude of issues--I can help you explore these areas and work toward being a stronger more successful you so that you can have a happier today and tomorrow.
Mood Disorders
(310) 895-9396
Verified

Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Mood Disorders
Psychotherapy is an investment you make in yourself so that you can have a more fulfilling life. For therapy to be successful, it is important for you to feel heard and understood. My clients feel safe and supported as I work with them to understand how past patterns and old beliefs contribute to their current struggles. No matter what your concerns--relationship, self-esteem, family problems, troublesome behaviors, or any of a multitude of issues--I can help you explore these areas and work toward being a stronger more successful you so that you can have a happier today and tomorrow.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90402
Hi! I'm Deborah. I warmly invite you to share in the amazing possibilities that psychotherapy has to offer. Psychotherapy can be instrumental in recovery from challenges of mind and heart including: depression, anxiety, fear, mood swings, stress, low self-esteem, and life transitions. It can help you heal from victimization, violence, and trauma. It can make heartbreak understandable, tolerable and even growth-producing. It can provide the foundation for creating new healthier relationships based on respect, trust, healthy compromise, and compassion. It can take an ordinary life and make it extraordinarily rich and purposeful.
Mood Disorders
(442) 239-1174
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Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90402
Mood Disorders
Hi! I'm Deborah. I warmly invite you to share in the amazing possibilities that psychotherapy has to offer. Psychotherapy can be instrumental in recovery from challenges of mind and heart including: depression, anxiety, fear, mood swings, stress, low self-esteem, and life transitions. It can help you heal from victimization, violence, and trauma. It can make heartbreak understandable, tolerable and even growth-producing. It can provide the foundation for creating new healthier relationships based on respect, trust, healthy compromise, and compassion. It can take an ordinary life and make it extraordinarily rich and purposeful.
Photo of Tannaz Eskandari, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT Verified
Verified
Santa Monica, CA 90403
If you find yourself frequently having negative thoughts or engaging in behaviors that aren't serving you, you have come to the right place. I strive to create a comfortable experience where people can be authentically and unapologetically themselves - where you can feel heard and understood while also receiving the boost you need to make real changes in your life.
Mood Disorders
(424) 373-6870
Verified
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Santa Monica, CA 90403
Mood Disorders
If you find yourself frequently having negative thoughts or engaging in behaviors that aren't serving you, you have come to the right place. I strive to create a comfortable experience where people can be authentically and unapologetically themselves - where you can feel heard and understood while also receiving the boost you need to make real changes in your life.
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PhD, PsyD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Being in the world can often feel like a challenge. I work with individuals and couples who want to improve their relationships by gaining a greater sense understanding. I work with clients to develop their self knowledge and self worth so they can embrace their hopes and accept feelings of disappointment. The ability to self-reflect helps in moving toward a more satisfying future with a greater sense of compassion and tolerance for yourself and a greater openness toward others. The goal of the work is the creation of an emotionally safe home where acceptance and recognition can foster personal emotional growth and healing.
Mood Disorders
(323) 419-0421
Verified
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Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Mood Disorders
Being in the world can often feel like a challenge. I work with individuals and couples who want to improve their relationships by gaining a greater sense understanding. I work with clients to develop their self knowledge and self worth so they can embrace their hopes and accept feelings of disappointment. The ability to self-reflect helps in moving toward a more satisfying future with a greater sense of compassion and tolerance for yourself and a greater openness toward others. The goal of the work is the creation of an emotionally safe home where acceptance and recognition can foster personal emotional growth and healing.
Photo of Brian Scott Flame, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Utilizing a combined cognitive behavioral and family systems approach, help is available to assist individuals, couples, and families rebuild effective communication and reinforce age appropriate behavior to help eliminate family disruption, crisis, and verbal and physical violence.
Mood Disorders
(805) 243-1542
Verified
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Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Mood Disorders
Utilizing a combined cognitive behavioral and family systems approach, help is available to assist individuals, couples, and families rebuild effective communication and reinforce age appropriate behavior to help eliminate family disruption, crisis, and verbal and physical violence.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90402
If you are depressed, anxious, having relationship or work difficulties, I will help you with my warm, compassionate and active approach. I will actively listen to you, strive to truly understand you, lead you in self discovery, and support you in experiencing emotions. Together we will explore your personal history and background, gain insights, and recognize patterns in feelings and behavior that may be troubling you. Therapy will help you feel more in control of your life. If you are a couple, I will help you express yourselves honestly, listen actively, and agree on goals.
Mood Disorders
(310) 826-8284
Verified
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Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90402
Mood Disorders
If you are depressed, anxious, having relationship or work difficulties, I will help you with my warm, compassionate and active approach. I will actively listen to you, strive to truly understand you, lead you in self discovery, and support you in experiencing emotions. Together we will explore your personal history and background, gain insights, and recognize patterns in feelings and behavior that may be troubling you. Therapy will help you feel more in control of your life. If you are a couple, I will help you express yourselves honestly, listen actively, and agree on goals.
Photo of Alexandra Erin Gross, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT, APCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90405
I am passionate about helping people to deepen connections with themself and others to find meaning and live authentically with purpose. I enjoy working with kids and teens, adults, families, and couples to overcome obstacles that may be getting in the way of growth. Together, we can collaborate on your goals, and I will empower you to recognize your strengths, improve communication, and work through areas where you feel stuck. I believe that developing self-compassion is the first step in the healing process, and I make this a focal point in the work we do together.
Mood Disorders
(626) 389-2254
Verified
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Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Mood Disorders
I am passionate about helping people to deepen connections with themself and others to find meaning and live authentically with purpose. I enjoy working with kids and teens, adults, families, and couples to overcome obstacles that may be getting in the way of growth. Together, we can collaborate on your goals, and I will empower you to recognize your strengths, improve communication, and work through areas where you feel stuck. I believe that developing self-compassion is the first step in the healing process, and I make this a focal point in the work we do together.
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Santa Monica, CA 90405
I'm glad you're here: you have taken a courageous and healing step by seeking support. I provide an integrative, resiliency-focused approach to therapy, pulling from your strengths and values to guide our work and help you regain a sense of mastery, meaning, and connection in your life. My perspective is that we are built to survive and often develop ways of relating which once helped us get by, but may no longer be helpful to a current situation. My goal is to form a safe connection to explore these factors that may contribute to ongoing difficulties, re-process experiences, and ultimately co-create your next chapter.
Mood Disorders
(424) 322-6952
Verified
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Santa Monica, CA 90405
Mood Disorders
I'm glad you're here: you have taken a courageous and healing step by seeking support. I provide an integrative, resiliency-focused approach to therapy, pulling from your strengths and values to guide our work and help you regain a sense of mastery, meaning, and connection in your life. My perspective is that we are built to survive and often develop ways of relating which once helped us get by, but may no longer be helpful to a current situation. My goal is to form a safe connection to explore these factors that may contribute to ongoing difficulties, re-process experiences, and ultimately co-create your next chapter.
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Counselor, LPCC, LMHC, NCC Verified
Verified
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Psychotherapy is proven to be one of the most powerful tools to transform one's life, and deciding to seek support when you are struggling to resolve difficult issues on your own is brave. I specialize in working with teenagers, young adults, and families and the particular challenges that they face throughout the various transitions of their lives. I also have a special interest in supporting parents with struggling teens and young adults. My goal as a therapist is to provide a nurturing and caring environment for people seeking to make positive life changes through individual and family psychotherapy.
Mood Disorders
(424) 543-6324
Verified
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Santa Monica, CA 90401
Mood Disorders
Psychotherapy is proven to be one of the most powerful tools to transform one's life, and deciding to seek support when you are struggling to resolve difficult issues on your own is brave. I specialize in working with teenagers, young adults, and families and the particular challenges that they face throughout the various transitions of their lives. I also have a special interest in supporting parents with struggling teens and young adults. My goal as a therapist is to provide a nurturing and caring environment for people seeking to make positive life changes through individual and family psychotherapy.
Photo of Madeleine Saxe, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Madeleine has spent several years treating depression, anxiety, eating disorders, substance abuse issues, self-esteem issues, and relationship issues in adolescents, adults and families. Through professional and personal experience with therapy, Madeleine has learned that feeling understood, supported and safe can be one of the most valuable parts of the healing process. In Madeleine's practice she meets her clients where they are in the moment, and together with the client, she works to help them reach their unique goals for therapy. Her approach is direct, gentle, and most importantly, genuine.
Mood Disorders
(917) 746-5440
Verified
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Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Mood Disorders
Madeleine has spent several years treating depression, anxiety, eating disorders, substance abuse issues, self-esteem issues, and relationship issues in adolescents, adults and families. Through professional and personal experience with therapy, Madeleine has learned that feeling understood, supported and safe can be one of the most valuable parts of the healing process. In Madeleine's practice she meets her clients where they are in the moment, and together with the client, she works to help them reach their unique goals for therapy. Her approach is direct, gentle, and most importantly, genuine.
Photo of Miriam Conde, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Santa Monica, CA 90403
I am a licensed marriage and family therapist with extensive experience providing individual, family, and group psychotherapy to children, adolescents, and adults. Prior to working in mental health , I worked with children with special needs and developed skills to help families, parents and caregivers support their children to create a balanced environment.
Mood Disorders
(424) 275-6173
Verified
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Santa Monica, CA 90403
Mood Disorders
I am a licensed marriage and family therapist with extensive experience providing individual, family, and group psychotherapy to children, adolescents, and adults. Prior to working in mental health , I worked with children with special needs and developed skills to help families, parents and caregivers support their children to create a balanced environment.
Photo of Andrea Najemy, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Santa Monica, CA 90405
I am extremely passionate about helping people live their best lives and enjoy the process of getting to know my clients. I am strength-based and use a variety of techniques drawn from therapeutic approaches such as Cognitive-Behavioral, Exposure and Response Prevention, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. I have a warm, casual, friendly, and conversational style. During sessions I am interactive, connected, and do not take notes. Clients often comment on my ability to remember even small details about their lives. I work with adolescents (13+), adult individuals, and couples.
Mood Disorders
(424) 247-6412
Verified
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Santa Monica, CA 90405
Mood Disorders
I am extremely passionate about helping people live their best lives and enjoy the process of getting to know my clients. I am strength-based and use a variety of techniques drawn from therapeutic approaches such as Cognitive-Behavioral, Exposure and Response Prevention, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. I have a warm, casual, friendly, and conversational style. During sessions I am interactive, connected, and do not take notes. Clients often comment on my ability to remember even small details about their lives. I work with adolescents (13+), adult individuals, and couples.
Photo of April Mollner (Blanchette), Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90401
April Mollner is currently accepting new clients in her private practice and tele-therapy. As nationally-recognized anti-bullying advocate and keynote speaker at psychological conferences in the country she specializes in trauma, affirmative therapy, addiction & recovery. April is also known for her work with transgender youth in Hollywood & leading therapy in marginalized populations. Life stories are sometimes saturated in trauma, her hope is to help find positive narratives that assist peoples healing through their resilience. Her dedication to 'lived in experiences' bridges new beginnings through a journey of strengths.
Mood Disorders
(323) 672-4191
Verified
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Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Mood Disorders
April Mollner is currently accepting new clients in her private practice and tele-therapy. As nationally-recognized anti-bullying advocate and keynote speaker at psychological conferences in the country she specializes in trauma, affirmative therapy, addiction & recovery. April is also known for her work with transgender youth in Hollywood & leading therapy in marginalized populations. Life stories are sometimes saturated in trauma, her hope is to help find positive narratives that assist peoples healing through their resilience. Her dedication to 'lived in experiences' bridges new beginnings through a journey of strengths.
Photo of Anahita Gheytanchi, Psychologist
Psychologist, MS, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Psychotherapy is an opportunity to experience an awareness of yourself and the obstacles that hinder your emotional growth and connection to others. In this courageous journey, the match between you and your therapist is essential. I view our work as an important collaborative journey and welcome all of your experiences. We will work together to identify your goals as well engage in a meaningful way in your life. My role is to provide a genuine and safe environment to make life-affirming changes.
Mood Disorders
(424) 400-2496
Verified
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Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Mood Disorders
Psychotherapy is an opportunity to experience an awareness of yourself and the obstacles that hinder your emotional growth and connection to others. In this courageous journey, the match between you and your therapist is essential. I view our work as an important collaborative journey and welcome all of your experiences. We will work together to identify your goals as well engage in a meaningful way in your life. My role is to provide a genuine and safe environment to make life-affirming changes.
Photo of Meredith Moersch, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90402
As a UCLA-trained pediatric neuropsychologist, I specialize in the assessment and treatment of children and young adults with neurocognitive, academic, and social-emotional differences. I draw upon my knowledge of psychology and neuroscience to provide comprehensive, customized, and evidence-based care to help children and young adults thrive across home, school, and community settings. I work with an array of clinical presentations, including depression, anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and autism spectrum disorder.
Mood Disorders
(424) 371-7494
Verified
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Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90402
Mood Disorders
As a UCLA-trained pediatric neuropsychologist, I specialize in the assessment and treatment of children and young adults with neurocognitive, academic, and social-emotional differences. I draw upon my knowledge of psychology and neuroscience to provide comprehensive, customized, and evidence-based care to help children and young adults thrive across home, school, and community settings. I work with an array of clinical presentations, including depression, anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and autism spectrum disorder.
Photo of Bobbie (Roberta) Feinberg, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90401
I have been working with adolescents, adults and couples for over 25 years in the WLA area specializing in anxiety, depression and relationship issues. The focus of our work can either be short term- working to resolve a particular issue or long term- a) developing insight and awareness into how the past and your experiences impact who you are today and b) developing and practicing new emotional skills. Together we will make the decision to enable you to have a more productive and fulfilling life.
Mood Disorders
(424) 400-2438
Verified
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Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Mood Disorders
I have been working with adolescents, adults and couples for over 25 years in the WLA area specializing in anxiety, depression and relationship issues. The focus of our work can either be short term- working to resolve a particular issue or long term- a) developing insight and awareness into how the past and your experiences impact who you are today and b) developing and practicing new emotional skills. Together we will make the decision to enable you to have a more productive and fulfilling life.
Photo of Samantha Lin Lewis, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LPCC Verified
Verified
Santa Monica, CA 90401
My approach is grounded in the belief that each person has the innate capacity to heal, grow, and access inner resources to change. My role as your therapist is to create a space for your healing and change to unfold, and to help you address barriers that prevent you from living life fully. I have witnessed that when we experience growth and healing, we are able to engage in life more authentically, experiencing more joy and less suffering.
Mood Disorders
(424) 532-8743
Verified
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Santa Monica, CA 90401
Mood Disorders
My approach is grounded in the belief that each person has the innate capacity to heal, grow, and access inner resources to change. My role as your therapist is to create a space for your healing and change to unfold, and to help you address barriers that prevent you from living life fully. I have witnessed that when we experience growth and healing, we are able to engage in life more authentically, experiencing more joy and less suffering.
Photo of Carla Becker, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, SEP, LPCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90403
I believe in an active process between client and therapist where you can attain new perspectives on your life's challenges and transitions. Sometimes we are aware of difficulties we face, but need a safe environment to create the changes necessary. Our work will include unveiling the valuable gifts that your unconscious holds for you and looking at how your beliefs may be restricting you. I utilize different therapeutic approaches and tools to help you see and experience situations through different lenses. This enables you to make new and healthier decisions and live a more vital and fulfilling life.
Mood Disorders
(310) 402-0620
Verified
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Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Mood Disorders
I believe in an active process between client and therapist where you can attain new perspectives on your life's challenges and transitions. Sometimes we are aware of difficulties we face, but need a safe environment to create the changes necessary. Our work will include unveiling the valuable gifts that your unconscious holds for you and looking at how your beliefs may be restricting you. I utilize different therapeutic approaches and tools to help you see and experience situations through different lenses. This enables you to make new and healthier decisions and live a more vital and fulfilling life.
Photo of Lynette Sim, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, BCD, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Is your life in balance? Many years of experience have taught me that the combination of psychological insight and behavioral change are necessary to make a difference in the two most important areas of life: relationships and work. Without change we "understand" but repeat the same self-defeating behaviors over and over. Family and friends can give great support but a psychotherapist is trained, neutral and can say things to you which are hard to hear from others and help you explore aspects of your life which are uncomfortable for you.
Mood Disorders
(310) 895-9007
Verified

Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Mood Disorders
Is your life in balance? Many years of experience have taught me that the combination of psychological insight and behavioral change are necessary to make a difference in the two most important areas of life: relationships and work. Without change we "understand" but repeat the same self-defeating behaviors over and over. Family and friends can give great support but a psychotherapist is trained, neutral and can say things to you which are hard to hear from others and help you explore aspects of your life which are uncomfortable for you.

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Mood Disorders (Seasonal Affective, Post-Partum) Therapists
Mood Disorder is a clinical term given to a group of diagnoses in the DSM IV guide where an imbalance in someone's mood (e.g. hyper or depressed) is the main underlying feature of their condition. Mood Disorder may also be referred to as Mood Affective Disorder. Two types of mood disorders (or mood affective disorders) are broadly recognized; there are depressive disorders, such as major depressive disorder (MDD), clinical depression or major depression. And bipolar disorder (BD), which used to be known as manic depression and is characterized by periods of mania or hypomania, interlaced with depressive episodes.

Seasonal Affective Mood Disorder or Seasonal Mood Disorder (SAD) is generally included within the former type/group as it's not characterized by hyper or manic moods.

If you're looking for help with mood disorders in Santa Monica or for a Santa Monica mood disorder Therapist these professionals provide help for mood disorders. They include mood disorder Therapists in Santa Monica, mood disorder psychologists, mood disorder psychotherapists and mood disorder counselors. They can help with counseling for mood disorders in Santa Monica (mood disorder counseling) and Santa Monica treatment for mood disorders.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Santa Monica are able to work with a wide range of issues and communities, including the BIPOC community in Santa Monica. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in Santa Monica

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in Santa Monica you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in Santa Monica and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in Santa Monica or family therapy in Santa Monica.