Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Malibu, CA 90265
Sometimes we find ourselves seeking help and support when life hands us a path we aren't prepared to deal with. I believe that understanding and exploring the authentic self is essential in overcoming many complex struggles. I work to help uncover what my clients basic truth is, and in doing so work with anxiety, depression, adjustment issues, parenting, pregnancy, and family dynamics.
Narrative
(310) 504-1286
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Malibu, CA 90265
Narrative
Sometimes we find ourselves seeking help and support when life hands us a path we aren't prepared to deal with. I believe that understanding and exploring the authentic self is essential in overcoming many complex struggles. I work to help uncover what my clients basic truth is, and in doing so work with anxiety, depression, adjustment issues, parenting, pregnancy, and family dynamics.
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, EMDR, ICAP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Malibu, CA 90263
“I have a deep belief in treating the whole human being and not just the symptom whether it be physical, psychological or spiritual. Both my skill as a therapist and my knowledge of East/ West Psychology aids me in providing essential knowledge and techniques for clients to affect change. I have been in the fields of therapy and mindfulness meditation for the last 20 years and in that time I have focused on integrating what works for those clients I have served. My work is informed by over two decades of exploration into the heart and mind. From the monasteries of Asia to the lecture halls of cutting edge American Universities.
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(831) 777-6253
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Malibu, CA 90263
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“I have a deep belief in treating the whole human being and not just the symptom whether it be physical, psychological or spiritual. Both my skill as a therapist and my knowledge of East/ West Psychology aids me in providing essential knowledge and techniques for clients to affect change. I have been in the fields of therapy and mindfulness meditation for the last 20 years and in that time I have focused on integrating what works for those clients I have served. My work is informed by over two decades of exploration into the heart and mind. From the monasteries of Asia to the lecture halls of cutting edge American Universities.
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Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT, APCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Malibu, CA 90263
Are you feeling stuck? Are you finding yourself in repeating patterns that no longer serve you? Are you having trouble making decisions? Are you struggling in relationships? Have you experienced a trauma in the past that may be contributing to these current problems? People tend to feel limited due to a myriad of reasons, such as fear or past trauma.
Narrative
(310) 730-5390
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Malibu, CA 90263
Narrative
Are you feeling stuck? Are you finding yourself in repeating patterns that no longer serve you? Are you having trouble making decisions? Are you struggling in relationships? Have you experienced a trauma in the past that may be contributing to these current problems? People tend to feel limited due to a myriad of reasons, such as fear or past trauma.
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, AMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Malibu, CA 90265
Let’s get one thing straight, therapy is not going to fix you. It’s not going to fix you because you aren't broken. You are in pain, confused, hurt, uncertain, and struggling. The problem is not WHO you are, it is the ways in which you experience and interpret the world around you. The goal in therapy is to reframe the pain points by identifying the problematic thought patterns that perpetuate pain. It is about taking the narrative and identifying the behaviors and thoughts that are working for you and the ones that aren’t.
Narrative
(657) 226-3079
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Malibu, CA 90265
Narrative
Let’s get one thing straight, therapy is not going to fix you. It’s not going to fix you because you aren't broken. You are in pain, confused, hurt, uncertain, and struggling. The problem is not WHO you are, it is the ways in which you experience and interpret the world around you. The goal in therapy is to reframe the pain points by identifying the problematic thought patterns that perpetuate pain. It is about taking the narrative and identifying the behaviors and thoughts that are working for you and the ones that aren’t.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Malibu, CA 90263
Caring for someone with Alzheimer's or dementia can be overwhelming. It is estimated that 40-70% of caregivers suffer from depression and burnout. Emotional and physical challenges can overwhelm even the most capable, leaving them with the inability to care for themselves, their careers, relationships and other things that matter to them. Caregiving is a chronic stress, and I can help. Many people come in looking for help when they feel that their resources and resilience have been obscured by the magnitude of their problems, I will work collaboratively with you to help to re discover a story of possibility and hope.
Narrative
(323) 452-4184
Verified
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Office is near:
Malibu, CA 90263
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Caring for someone with Alzheimer's or dementia can be overwhelming. It is estimated that 40-70% of caregivers suffer from depression and burnout. Emotional and physical challenges can overwhelm even the most capable, leaving them with the inability to care for themselves, their careers, relationships and other things that matter to them. Caregiving is a chronic stress, and I can help. Many people come in looking for help when they feel that their resources and resilience have been obscured by the magnitude of their problems, I will work collaboratively with you to help to re discover a story of possibility and hope.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, JD, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Malibu, CA 90265
Are you feeling heightened levels of anxiety, sadness, or stress due to the pandemic? Are you engaging in unhealthy behaviors or staying in unhappy relationships to cope with, or even avoid, your personal struggles? I work with adolescents, individuals, couples, and families experiencing emotional and relational issues, including high conflict separation and divorce, codependency, issues with addiction, panic attacks, anxiety, depression, trauma, grief/loss, and suicidal thoughts. Together, we can work to identify and understand the issues at hand, reduce your distress, and help you live a life that feels productive and fulfilling.
Narrative
(818) 578-4144
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Office is near:
Malibu, CA 90265
Narrative
Are you feeling heightened levels of anxiety, sadness, or stress due to the pandemic? Are you engaging in unhealthy behaviors or staying in unhappy relationships to cope with, or even avoid, your personal struggles? I work with adolescents, individuals, couples, and families experiencing emotional and relational issues, including high conflict separation and divorce, codependency, issues with addiction, panic attacks, anxiety, depression, trauma, grief/loss, and suicidal thoughts. Together, we can work to identify and understand the issues at hand, reduce your distress, and help you live a life that feels productive and fulfilling.
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Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Malibu, CA 90263
I help children and young adults develop healthy ways to deal with feeling worried about the future or stuck in the past so that they can navigate the difficult and uncertain parts of life with confidence and courage.
Narrative
(747) 998-0257
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Malibu, CA 90263
Narrative
I help children and young adults develop healthy ways to deal with feeling worried about the future or stuck in the past so that they can navigate the difficult and uncertain parts of life with confidence and courage.
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Counselor, LPCC, LAADC, ATR-BC, REAT Verified
Verified
Malibu, CA 90265
Dr. Ericha Scott: holds the title of "Fellow" for the International Society for the Study of Trauma & Dissociation for her research, peer-review publications & advocacy for victims of trauma. With 34 yrs of experience working w/ addictions, mood disorders & complex trauma, she has been able to help those w/ complicated cases. Her writings about trauma, addiction, dissociation & self-harm have been published by UCLA, Haworth Press/Taylor Francis, Journal of Chemical Dependency, Arteterapie, Oxford Press & trade magazines. Dr. Scott brings Jungian psychology, spirituality, creativity & a wonderful sense of humor to client sessions.
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(310) 896-4985
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Malibu, CA 90265
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Dr. Ericha Scott: holds the title of "Fellow" for the International Society for the Study of Trauma & Dissociation for her research, peer-review publications & advocacy for victims of trauma. With 34 yrs of experience working w/ addictions, mood disorders & complex trauma, she has been able to help those w/ complicated cases. Her writings about trauma, addiction, dissociation & self-harm have been published by UCLA, Haworth Press/Taylor Francis, Journal of Chemical Dependency, Arteterapie, Oxford Press & trade magazines. Dr. Scott brings Jungian psychology, spirituality, creativity & a wonderful sense of humor to client sessions.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT, CEDS Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Malibu, CA 90265
As a therapist, I demonstrate a passionate devotion to fostering growth in a safe, nurturing environment. My treatment approach is tailored to your strengths and uniqueness. I teach and guide you how to actively pay attention to the messages of your body, thoughts, feelings, and your actions. Learn new coping skills that compliment your uniqueness. Visit my websites at www.mindfulpath.com and www.ericaives.com I believe recovery is much more than eliminating self-destructive behaviors; it's about cultivating and living life everyday on a mindful path filled with self-awareness, fulfilling relationships, meaning, and vitality.
Narrative
(818) 639-4273
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Office is near:
Malibu, CA 90265
Narrative
As a therapist, I demonstrate a passionate devotion to fostering growth in a safe, nurturing environment. My treatment approach is tailored to your strengths and uniqueness. I teach and guide you how to actively pay attention to the messages of your body, thoughts, feelings, and your actions. Learn new coping skills that compliment your uniqueness. Visit my websites at www.mindfulpath.com and www.ericaives.com I believe recovery is much more than eliminating self-destructive behaviors; it's about cultivating and living life everyday on a mindful path filled with self-awareness, fulfilling relationships, meaning, and vitality.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Malibu, CA 90265
Your life has been consumed with drugs and alcohol and you are ready to make a change. The reason you got to this place isn’t your fault, you have experienced trauma, loss, depression, anxiety, or something else that has made it hard to cope. You know drinking or doing drugs isn’t going to work in the long run, but you don’t know how to move forward without using them. The drugs and alcohol have helped you survive and to cope, but you are starting to see the consequences that come with those benefits. It’s not easy to let go of these vices, but holding in your shame and your story is not making it any easier.
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(747) 900-2761
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Office is near:
Malibu, CA 90265
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Your life has been consumed with drugs and alcohol and you are ready to make a change. The reason you got to this place isn’t your fault, you have experienced trauma, loss, depression, anxiety, or something else that has made it hard to cope. You know drinking or doing drugs isn’t going to work in the long run, but you don’t know how to move forward without using them. The drugs and alcohol have helped you survive and to cope, but you are starting to see the consequences that come with those benefits. It’s not easy to let go of these vices, but holding in your shame and your story is not making it any easier.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, MFT, MFA Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Malibu, CA 90263
As a Jungian and transpersonal psychotherapist I will use a variety of techniques to work with you.Your feelings of depression, anxiety, or overwhelm will be helped through learning techniques of self-soothing, mindfullness, meditation, and new ways to think through your problems. I believe in the power of your personal narrative and the imagery of your dreams and fantasies as ways to help you explore your own inner truths. I am trained to follow your lead and to pick up on the slightest clues in your telling and retelling of your life, your issues, your struggles.I am interactive in my style.
Narrative
(310) 896-5914
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Office is near:
Malibu, CA 90263
Narrative
As a Jungian and transpersonal psychotherapist I will use a variety of techniques to work with you.Your feelings of depression, anxiety, or overwhelm will be helped through learning techniques of self-soothing, mindfullness, meditation, and new ways to think through your problems. I believe in the power of your personal narrative and the imagery of your dreams and fantasies as ways to help you explore your own inner truths. I am trained to follow your lead and to pick up on the slightest clues in your telling and retelling of your life, your issues, your struggles.I am interactive in my style.
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, C-IAYT, ERYT Verified
Verified
Malibu, CA 90265
I come from the world of Narrative Post Modern Psychotherapy and have a practical, down to earth style with direct, candid conversation to keep the therapeutic relationship responsive to your needs. I work together with clients when designing short and long treatment plans, according to the diverse needs of individuals, couples and families. Since I am also a certified yoga therapist I am able to combine elements of advanced breath work with tools from Cognitive Behavioral therapy. Using this evidence based combination is often highly effective.
Narrative
(424) 285-1739
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Malibu, CA 90265
Narrative
I come from the world of Narrative Post Modern Psychotherapy and have a practical, down to earth style with direct, candid conversation to keep the therapeutic relationship responsive to your needs. I work together with clients when designing short and long treatment plans, according to the diverse needs of individuals, couples and families. Since I am also a certified yoga therapist I am able to combine elements of advanced breath work with tools from Cognitive Behavioral therapy. Using this evidence based combination is often highly effective.
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Malibu, CA 90265
I am a clinical psychologist in private practice and have been providing psychotherapy services to adults, families, couples and adolescents for more than 20-years. I work with patients to identify their own personal goals and relationship needs in an effort to improve well-being and increase feelings of satisfaction and authenticity. Life transitions as well as difficulty in important relationships often drives people to seek help. Beginning psychotherapy is an important step in building skills to manage life challenges and stressors. Improvements in self-care can have dramatic benefits on emotional and physical health.
Narrative
(424) 329-1123
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Office is near:
Malibu, CA 90265
Narrative
I am a clinical psychologist in private practice and have been providing psychotherapy services to adults, families, couples and adolescents for more than 20-years. I work with patients to identify their own personal goals and relationship needs in an effort to improve well-being and increase feelings of satisfaction and authenticity. Life transitions as well as difficulty in important relationships often drives people to seek help. Beginning psychotherapy is an important step in building skills to manage life challenges and stressors. Improvements in self-care can have dramatic benefits on emotional and physical health.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Verified
Malibu, CA 90263
I support and work with young adults and women who have endured trauma, or are suffering from chronic pain and illness, as well as caregivers of those with chronic pain and illness. It all begins with a story. This is the very story that has taken shape in your body. This story makes you who you are today. Within the pages of a story, we experience the unique and individual holistic makeup of a being. This includes the biological, psychological, spiritual, and social distinctions that formulate the very DNA of your story. I'm here to assist you towards the wholeness, restoration, and redemption your story deserves.
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(805) 719-7238
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Malibu, CA 90263
Narrative
I support and work with young adults and women who have endured trauma, or are suffering from chronic pain and illness, as well as caregivers of those with chronic pain and illness. It all begins with a story. This is the very story that has taken shape in your body. This story makes you who you are today. Within the pages of a story, we experience the unique and individual holistic makeup of a being. This includes the biological, psychological, spiritual, and social distinctions that formulate the very DNA of your story. I'm here to assist you towards the wholeness, restoration, and redemption your story deserves.
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Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT, CCTP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Malibu, CA 90264
If you are feeling stuck due to a traumatic past that you are struggling to deal with and you need an empathetic, knowledgeable, experienced professional to help you navigate through the broken and dysregulated pieces then email me today. Trauma can show up in so many different ways from depression, anxiety, self-harming behaviors, dysfunctional relationships and so much more. As a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional it is my goal to not only assist you in the process of healing but to help you establish coping skills to manage distress and maintain appropriate self-care so that you can obtain peace and emotional well being.
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(424) 332-1658
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Office is near:
Malibu, CA 90264
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If you are feeling stuck due to a traumatic past that you are struggling to deal with and you need an empathetic, knowledgeable, experienced professional to help you navigate through the broken and dysregulated pieces then email me today. Trauma can show up in so many different ways from depression, anxiety, self-harming behaviors, dysfunctional relationships and so much more. As a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional it is my goal to not only assist you in the process of healing but to help you establish coping skills to manage distress and maintain appropriate self-care so that you can obtain peace and emotional well being.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Malibu, CA 90265
The clients I see in my practice range in age from 11-80. While each individual has their own story, there are common threads that seem to run through all of us. These threads include loneliness/isolation, anxiety about the future, addiction, the aftermath of heartbreak/loss, work/money stress, longing to understand one’s past, even worry over the ever-changing state of the world. These and other issues, while painful and often confusing, are actually the materials that create change and growth. This is the therapeutic process.
Narrative
(805) 667-0560
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Office is near:
Malibu, CA 90265
Narrative
The clients I see in my practice range in age from 11-80. While each individual has their own story, there are common threads that seem to run through all of us. These threads include loneliness/isolation, anxiety about the future, addiction, the aftermath of heartbreak/loss, work/money stress, longing to understand one’s past, even worry over the ever-changing state of the world. These and other issues, while painful and often confusing, are actually the materials that create change and growth. This is the therapeutic process.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Malibu, CA 90265
I work with adults and adolescents struggling with depression, anxiety, OCD, and PTSD, usually without the use of medication. Intrusive and upsetting thoughts can be so frightening that we can feel trapped inside our own minds. It is my goal to help you to regain comfort within yourself. I help many clients manage withdrawal effects from drugs, alcohol, and prescription medication, including antidepressants.
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(310) 422-4132
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Office is near:
Malibu, CA 90265
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I work with adults and adolescents struggling with depression, anxiety, OCD, and PTSD, usually without the use of medication. Intrusive and upsetting thoughts can be so frightening that we can feel trapped inside our own minds. It is my goal to help you to regain comfort within yourself. I help many clients manage withdrawal effects from drugs, alcohol, and prescription medication, including antidepressants.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Malibu, CA 90265
I am a clinical therapist with over 20 years' experience working with adults/adolescents/families. I specialize in personal growth and interpersonal relationships, and can help you manage feelings of depression, anxiety, fear and uncertainty. Together we will work on achieving your goals by exploring your proven strengths, and by improving your coping and communication skills. I can help you move from stuck to unstuck, and discover more satisfaction in your life, work or relationships. I have an undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley (English/Art History), and I earned my Masters in Social Work from USC.
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(818) 532-5796
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Office is near:
Malibu, CA 90265
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I am a clinical therapist with over 20 years' experience working with adults/adolescents/families. I specialize in personal growth and interpersonal relationships, and can help you manage feelings of depression, anxiety, fear and uncertainty. Together we will work on achieving your goals by exploring your proven strengths, and by improving your coping and communication skills. I can help you move from stuck to unstuck, and discover more satisfaction in your life, work or relationships. I have an undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley (English/Art History), and I earned my Masters in Social Work from USC.
Photo of Jessica L. Hupf, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Malibu, CA 90265
I offer support to individuals, children, and families who are trying to overcome some challenge in their lives. Whether it be an individual trying to overcome depression or anxiety, or a traumatic event; a parent wanting to find ways to deal with a struggle their child is having; a teen or young adult dealing with the difficulties of life transitions or destructive behaviors; my background, clinical training and experience can provide both support, as well as clinically effective solutions to help you achieve the goals you would like to achieve in therapy.
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(818) 962-2837
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Office is near:
Malibu, CA 90265
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I offer support to individuals, children, and families who are trying to overcome some challenge in their lives. Whether it be an individual trying to overcome depression or anxiety, or a traumatic event; a parent wanting to find ways to deal with a struggle their child is having; a teen or young adult dealing with the difficulties of life transitions or destructive behaviors; my background, clinical training and experience can provide both support, as well as clinically effective solutions to help you achieve the goals you would like to achieve in therapy.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Malibu, CA 90265
Mindfulpath Inc is a healing space encompassed by a variety of treatment professionals, providing a wide array of services, and working as one connected team to provide quality mental health care. Our community of practitioners make available a wide array of services from individual and group therapy to nutrition and yoga all in one location.  Mindfulpath understands there is no one healing modality that works for all. We take the time to get to know YOU based on YOUR uniqueness and together we create a customized plan to best suit your needs as you walk on YOUR mindfulpath. 
Narrative
(310) 909-8164
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Office is near:
Malibu, CA 90265
Narrative
Mindfulpath Inc is a healing space encompassed by a variety of treatment professionals, providing a wide array of services, and working as one connected team to provide quality mental health care. Our community of practitioners make available a wide array of services from individual and group therapy to nutrition and yoga all in one location.  Mindfulpath understands there is no one healing modality that works for all. We take the time to get to know YOU based on YOUR uniqueness and together we create a customized plan to best suit your needs as you walk on YOUR mindfulpath. 

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Narrative Therapists
Narrative Therapy uses the client's storytelling to indicate the way they construct meaning in their lives, rather than focusing on how they communicate their problem behaviors. Malibu Narrative Therapy embraces the idea that stories actually shape our behaviors and our lives and that we become the stories we tell about ourselves. There are helpful narratives we can choose to embrace as well as unhelpful ones. Although it may sound obvious, the power of storytelling is to elevate the client--who is the authority of their narrative--rather than the therapist, as expert. Check these therapists for find Narrative Therapy in Malibu.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Malibu are able to work with a wide range of issues. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in Malibu

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