Morella Hammer
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
Encino, CA 91436
I provide an environment that is empathetic, warm, compassionate & enthusiastic - an environment that facilitates personal change and growth. Since relationships & communication are central to so many of the issues we face, I specialize in Imago Therapy, the revolutionary relationship counseling techniques of Dr. Harville Hendrix. With Imago our issues and conflicts aren't the problem, they're the solution: they're signposts pointing the way toward healing the true, underlying causes. Imago teaches you how to safely explore these deeper emotional undercurrents together, so that your disagreements can actually become opportunities for greater intimacy, as you learn about each other.
(818) 533-9979
Verified
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Encino, CA 91436
I provide an environment that is empathetic, warm, compassionate & enthusiastic - an environment that facilitates personal change and growth. Since relationships & communication are central to so many of the issues we face, I specialize in Imago Therapy, the revolutionary relationship counseling techniques of Dr. Harville Hendrix. With Imago our issues and conflicts aren't the problem, they're the solution: they're signposts pointing the way toward healing the true, underlying causes. Imago teaches you how to safely explore these deeper emotional undercurrents together, so that your disagreements can actually become opportunities for greater intimacy, as you learn about each other.
Sipora B. Weissman
Associate Clinical Social Worker, ACSW Verified
Verified
Encino, CA 91436
What is holding you back from living your most fulfilling life? Fears, depression, anxiety, panic, hopelessness, trauma, childhood wounds still lingering? I am here to lead you on a journey of self discovery and healing. I view therapy as a collaboration and as a therapist I am an active participant and guide. While I have worked with many different types of clients and mental struggles, I sub-specialize in mind body/ neural circuit disorders such as chronic pain, IBS, fibromyalgia, fatigue, and female chronic pain syndromes. I am fascinated in neuroplasticity, how our brains can change, and how we can heal from these syndromes!
(805) 219-7241
Verified
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Encino, CA 91436
What is holding you back from living your most fulfilling life? Fears, depression, anxiety, panic, hopelessness, trauma, childhood wounds still lingering? I am here to lead you on a journey of self discovery and healing. I view therapy as a collaboration and as a therapist I am an active participant and guide. While I have worked with many different types of clients and mental struggles, I sub-specialize in mind body/ neural circuit disorders such as chronic pain, IBS, fibromyalgia, fatigue, and female chronic pain syndromes. I am fascinated in neuroplasticity, how our brains can change, and how we can heal from these syndromes!
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Ingrid Oliansky
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Encino, CA 91316
Everyone feels stuck in life sometimes. Perhaps you are unsatisfied with a current relationship or you are not doing what you want to in terms of your career. Maybe you are experiencing a life transition such as the death of a loved one or a big geographical move. You have the solution within you. My job is to work in collaboration with you to uncover that solution and put it to work for you.
(424) 273-8530
Verified
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Encino, CA 91316
Everyone feels stuck in life sometimes. Perhaps you are unsatisfied with a current relationship or you are not doing what you want to in terms of your career. Maybe you are experiencing a life transition such as the death of a loved one or a big geographical move. You have the solution within you. My job is to work in collaboration with you to uncover that solution and put it to work for you.
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Kate Loree
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, ATR, MBA Verified
Verified
Encino, CA 91436
I specialize in non-monogamous, kink, sex worker, and LGBTQ communities. Growth occurs in an atmosphere of respect, compassion and a belief in the human capacity for healing, change and reparation. My approach emphasizes insight, emotional healing, and empowerment to help you reach you highest potential and develop a more gratifying life. Couples/Relationships: Both Imago and Emotionally Focused Therapy heavily influence my work to encourage the strengthening of trust, mutual respect, understanding, intimacy and love. We will work together to untangle confusing thoughts, feelings, and behavioral patterns to rediscover your capacity to make meaningful choices that are right for you or your relationship.
(310) 596-4197
Verified
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Encino, CA 91436
I specialize in non-monogamous, kink, sex worker, and LGBTQ communities. Growth occurs in an atmosphere of respect, compassion and a belief in the human capacity for healing, change and reparation. My approach emphasizes insight, emotional healing, and empowerment to help you reach you highest potential and develop a more gratifying life. Couples/Relationships: Both Imago and Emotionally Focused Therapy heavily influence my work to encourage the strengthening of trust, mutual respect, understanding, intimacy and love. We will work together to untangle confusing thoughts, feelings, and behavioral patterns to rediscover your capacity to make meaningful choices that are right for you or your relationship.
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Tina Sammadi
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, PPS, LMFT Verified
Verified
Encino, CA 91436
"Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards."- Kierkegaard. Are you feeling stuck and unable to move forward from unhealthy behaviors, maladaptive patterns, negative thoughts and feelings, anxiety or stress? Do you wish your life was more fulfilling, better or different than it is but struggle to make a change? I understand how scary and challenging it can be to take that first step. However, I also believe that achieving an adequate, satisfying, and productive life with the right support is possible. Together we can explore the underlying reasons that are holding you back and identify new ways of coping.
(310) 496-8357
Verified
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Encino, CA 91436
"Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards."- Kierkegaard. Are you feeling stuck and unable to move forward from unhealthy behaviors, maladaptive patterns, negative thoughts and feelings, anxiety or stress? Do you wish your life was more fulfilling, better or different than it is but struggle to make a change? I understand how scary and challenging it can be to take that first step. However, I also believe that achieving an adequate, satisfying, and productive life with the right support is possible. Together we can explore the underlying reasons that are holding you back and identify new ways of coping.
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Terri L Asanovich
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Encino, CA 91436
Perhaps, the essence of all your mental and emotional pain lies in your inability to love yourself. Thus, it's important to uncover all barriers within yourself that prevent you from achieving this. I highly value creating a safe space for improving self-worth. There are no easy answers, only profound opportunities to explore the unresolved questions. I'm interested in understanding what continues to hold you back in life and invested in guiding you towards greater balance, meaning, creativity, and authenticity.
(818) 864-4734
Verified
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Encino, CA 91436
Perhaps, the essence of all your mental and emotional pain lies in your inability to love yourself. Thus, it's important to uncover all barriers within yourself that prevent you from achieving this. I highly value creating a safe space for improving self-worth. There are no easy answers, only profound opportunities to explore the unresolved questions. I'm interested in understanding what continues to hold you back in life and invested in guiding you towards greater balance, meaning, creativity, and authenticity.
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Nicole Logan
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, LPC Verified
Verified
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$150
Encino, CA 91436
I utilize a client centered approach in working with adolescents and adults who struggle with anxiety, depression, grief, relationship issues, and life transitions. In a safe, supportive, and non judgemental space we can explore the negative patterns in your life, work through any barriers, and move towards healing, growth, and change.
(949) 229-4818
Verified
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Encino, CA 91436
$150 Per Session
I utilize a client centered approach in working with adolescents and adults who struggle with anxiety, depression, grief, relationship issues, and life transitions. In a safe, supportive, and non judgemental space we can explore the negative patterns in your life, work through any barriers, and move towards healing, growth, and change.
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Tina Dahlenburg
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Verified
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$150
Encino, CA 91436
Ever wonder... "why is this not working?" Do the most important relationships in your life feel fractured & in a negative loop? Seeking therapy is one of the most personal & intimate decision you can make. Just thinking about it brings images of vulnerability, couches & long sessions of talk. Everyone has a view of what it is, but only your experience matters. Therapy is your time to decide what's most important & begin your healing process. It challenges you, comforts you, & frustrates you. Together, we find your inner strength & replace broken patterns with healthy ones. Only you can decide if now- is he right time.
(818) 839-6851
Verified
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Encino, CA 91436
$150 Per Session
Ever wonder... "why is this not working?" Do the most important relationships in your life feel fractured & in a negative loop? Seeking therapy is one of the most personal & intimate decision you can make. Just thinking about it brings images of vulnerability, couches & long sessions of talk. Everyone has a view of what it is, but only your experience matters. Therapy is your time to decide what's most important & begin your healing process. It challenges you, comforts you, & frustrates you. Together, we find your inner strength & replace broken patterns with healthy ones. Only you can decide if now- is he right time.
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Jody P Evans
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, JD Verified
Verified
Encino, CA 91436
Are you looking to overcome a substance use disorder or any kind of addictive behavior (e.g. food addiction). Do you feel like you have tried so many times to be sober but just can't understand why you keep relapsing? My approach to treating these disorders is holistic but also can work with the 12 step model. I look at what may be driving this behavior the "underlying core issues" rather than focusing on symptoms alone. I do not see clients who are actively using drugs or alcohol. I am able to counsel family members of addicts.
(818) 962-4679
Verified
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Encino, CA 91436
Are you looking to overcome a substance use disorder or any kind of addictive behavior (e.g. food addiction). Do you feel like you have tried so many times to be sober but just can't understand why you keep relapsing? My approach to treating these disorders is holistic but also can work with the 12 step model. I look at what may be driving this behavior the "underlying core issues" rather than focusing on symptoms alone. I do not see clients who are actively using drugs or alcohol. I am able to counsel family members of addicts.
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Encino, CA 91316
Online and Phone sessions available. OVER 75 FIVE STAR REVIEWS ON YELP AND GOOGLE! Nationally Recognized Sex and Relationship Expert! Relationships & sexual health and wellness is my life's passion. I am a non-traditional therapist and Intuitive Healer specializing in Sex Therapy, Relationship Counseling, Sexual Trauma (Male & Female), Incest, Alternative Lifestyles and Sexual Behaviors, and Empowerment Therapy. I provide a nurturing, sex-positive, non-shaming environment for individuals of all sexual orientations, couples in both monogamous and modern relationships. (kink, fetish, BDSM aware)
(424) 732-7077
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Encino, CA 91316
Online and Phone sessions available. OVER 75 FIVE STAR REVIEWS ON YELP AND GOOGLE! Nationally Recognized Sex and Relationship Expert! Relationships & sexual health and wellness is my life's passion. I am a non-traditional therapist and Intuitive Healer specializing in Sex Therapy, Relationship Counseling, Sexual Trauma (Male & Female), Incest, Alternative Lifestyles and Sexual Behaviors, and Empowerment Therapy. I provide a nurturing, sex-positive, non-shaming environment for individuals of all sexual orientations, couples in both monogamous and modern relationships. (kink, fetish, BDSM aware)
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Lewis M Barth
Licensed Psychoanalyst, PhD, PsyD
Encino, CA 91316
I work with individuals who seek help for depression, anxiety, adjusting to new life circumstances, broken relationships, and traumatic experiences. The people I have seen are a vibrant reflection of the diverse population of Los Angeles and have come from different religious, racial, and ethnic backgrounds. I look forward to my patients' views of themselves being transformed and broadened in the course of treatment.
(818) 863-6962
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Encino, CA 91316
I work with individuals who seek help for depression, anxiety, adjusting to new life circumstances, broken relationships, and traumatic experiences. The people I have seen are a vibrant reflection of the diverse population of Los Angeles and have come from different religious, racial, and ethnic backgrounds. I look forward to my patients' views of themselves being transformed and broadened in the course of treatment.
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Linda Hayes, LCSW
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
Encino, CA 91436
I am a licensed therapist practicing in Encino, CA. My primary focus is on individuals, couples, and children coping with depression, anxiety, relationship issues and the impact of separation or divorce. I've worked as a mediator, evaluator and expert witness for the Los Angeles Superior Court for 16 years. I have years of experience helping individuals and families going through crises. I also provide Coparenting counseling, reunification therapy, marriage and divorce counseling. I specialize in working with adolescents, empty nest issues and coping with a loved one who lives with a psychiatric disorder.
(818) 918-2305
Verified
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Encino, CA 91436
I am a licensed therapist practicing in Encino, CA. My primary focus is on individuals, couples, and children coping with depression, anxiety, relationship issues and the impact of separation or divorce. I've worked as a mediator, evaluator and expert witness for the Los Angeles Superior Court for 16 years. I have years of experience helping individuals and families going through crises. I also provide Coparenting counseling, reunification therapy, marriage and divorce counseling. I specialize in working with adolescents, empty nest issues and coping with a loved one who lives with a psychiatric disorder.
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Tiong Tan
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
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$130
Encino, CA 91436
Is anxiety, depression, or trauma holding you back from being your true self? Do you feel stuck in managing difficult life transitions? Now, every little thing becomes super overwhelming. Those negative experiences reopen old wounds and cause new ones. You tried burying your pain hoping it would go away. You feel lonely and tormented. You feel exhausted, stressed, and angry all the time. You wonder how much more you can take. You are unsure of who or where to turn for help. In the midst of this painful journey, you do not have to go through it alone.
(949) 229-4798
Verified
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Encino, CA 91436
$130 Per Session
Is anxiety, depression, or trauma holding you back from being your true self? Do you feel stuck in managing difficult life transitions? Now, every little thing becomes super overwhelming. Those negative experiences reopen old wounds and cause new ones. You tried burying your pain hoping it would go away. You feel lonely and tormented. You feel exhausted, stressed, and angry all the time. You wonder how much more you can take. You are unsure of who or where to turn for help. In the midst of this painful journey, you do not have to go through it alone.
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Judith Cotton
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Encino, CA 91436
I am a Marriage, Family, Individual and Child Therapist. I am licensed with 30 years experience - successful - caring - warm - grounded - private and confidential. Trained in the cognitive/behavioral, narrative and full respect relationship styles. I can be your therapist-counselor-relationship coach-workshop provider-presenter and reliable confidential safe sounding board.
(818) 748-9424
Verified
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Encino, CA 91436
I am a Marriage, Family, Individual and Child Therapist. I am licensed with 30 years experience - successful - caring - warm - grounded - private and confidential. Trained in the cognitive/behavioral, narrative and full respect relationship styles. I can be your therapist-counselor-relationship coach-workshop provider-presenter and reliable confidential safe sounding board.
Vanessa Palomera
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
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$150
Encino, CA 91316
If you struggle with anxiety and want to find peace and confidence in your life, you have found the right therapist. I know the struggle all too well: frequent worrying, over thinking, difficulty sleeping, irritability, and self doubt. Maybe you have difficulty enjoying things in the present moment because you’re constantly "on the go" or stressed about the future. I’m more than happy to help you transform these obstacles and find your power.
(818) 666-2661
Verified
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Encino, CA 91316
$150 Per Session
If you struggle with anxiety and want to find peace and confidence in your life, you have found the right therapist. I know the struggle all too well: frequent worrying, over thinking, difficulty sleeping, irritability, and self doubt. Maybe you have difficulty enjoying things in the present moment because you’re constantly "on the go" or stressed about the future. I’m more than happy to help you transform these obstacles and find your power.
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Mazda Lakpour
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Encino, CA 91436
Counseling helps people (adults, teenagers, couples and families) deal with emotional, social, developmental, and other life concerns. I utilize an integrative approach of Cognitive Behavioral, Solution Focused, and Hypnotherapy interventions to help my clients manage adjustment to life-altering events.
(747) 203-0875
Verified
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Encino, CA 91436
Counseling helps people (adults, teenagers, couples and families) deal with emotional, social, developmental, and other life concerns. I utilize an integrative approach of Cognitive Behavioral, Solution Focused, and Hypnotherapy interventions to help my clients manage adjustment to life-altering events.
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Michael Doyle
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT Verified
Verified
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$120
Encino, CA 91436
Being a human being is complicated. As humans, we require a witness to our life experience and emotions. It is my honor to be that witness for each of my clients. For an adolescence, it can provide a rare space where they can work through feeling, conflicts and develop more adaptive ways of being. Our lives are full of change, and it can be the source of stress. For adults too who are stuck or are struggling with feelings, life, and trauma a safe place offers comfort. Therapy can provide a space for curiosity, discovery, and creation. A place where meaning and authenticity can be found.
(323) 310-9431
Verified
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Encino, CA 91436
$120 Per Session
Being a human being is complicated. As humans, we require a witness to our life experience and emotions. It is my honor to be that witness for each of my clients. For an adolescence, it can provide a rare space where they can work through feeling, conflicts and develop more adaptive ways of being. Our lives are full of change, and it can be the source of stress. For adults too who are stuck or are struggling with feelings, life, and trauma a safe place offers comfort. Therapy can provide a space for curiosity, discovery, and creation. A place where meaning and authenticity can be found.
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Andy Lavick
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MBA Verified
Verified
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$160
Encino, CA 91436
Many of us have stories running through our head that dictate how we live our lives. I work with people to identify their stories and teach them to challenge how they’ve always thought, and how they’ve always done things. Indeed, I frequently tell my clients that I’m not in the relief and comfort business. Rather, my purpose is to provide people with the tools to experience joy and happiness.
(747) 239-5358
Verified
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Encino, CA 91436
$160 Per Session
Many of us have stories running through our head that dictate how we live our lives. I work with people to identify their stories and teach them to challenge how they’ve always thought, and how they’ve always done things. Indeed, I frequently tell my clients that I’m not in the relief and comfort business. Rather, my purpose is to provide people with the tools to experience joy and happiness.
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James Anthony Lough
Psychologist, PhD, MFT Verified
Verified
Encino, CA 91316
I am the founder & clinical director of ADAPT Therapy Centers, Inc. (c.1987). My specialties include a treatment of mood disorders (depression, anxiety/panic, bi-polar disorder) & addiciton. Throughout my 30 year career, I have run hundreds of psychodrama, multi-family, & cognitive therapy groups at various hospitals in Southern California. I have been a professor in the Psychology Dept. at Mount Saint Mary's College & a member of the Board of Directors for the National Council of Alcoholism & Drug Addiction, Los Angeles Chapter. I have also served as Clinical Director at The Pasadena Recovery Center & co-hosted my own radio show, "Shrink Wrap" on KCSN.
(747) 239-5353 x1
Verified
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Encino, CA 91316
I am the founder & clinical director of ADAPT Therapy Centers, Inc. (c.1987). My specialties include a treatment of mood disorders (depression, anxiety/panic, bi-polar disorder) & addiciton. Throughout my 30 year career, I have run hundreds of psychodrama, multi-family, & cognitive therapy groups at various hospitals in Southern California. I have been a professor in the Psychology Dept. at Mount Saint Mary's College & a member of the Board of Directors for the National Council of Alcoholism & Drug Addiction, Los Angeles Chapter. I have also served as Clinical Director at The Pasadena Recovery Center & co-hosted my own radio show, "Shrink Wrap" on KCSN.
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Laura F Pescione
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Encino, CA 91436
Are you feeling stuck, overwhelmed, or stressed out? Have you made attempts to change your situation and are not having much success? My practice is devoted to helping you heal, gain personal insight, and find satisfaction in your life. I provide an empathic, stimulating, and collaborative approach to help you live a more fulfilling life that feels rich and rewarding. With understanding and compassion, you are encouraged and empowered to explore your unique personal circumstances which will help you to finally turn those once felt obstacles into opportunities!
(818) 963-9100
Verified
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Encino, CA 91436
Are you feeling stuck, overwhelmed, or stressed out? Have you made attempts to change your situation and are not having much success? My practice is devoted to helping you heal, gain personal insight, and find satisfaction in your life. I provide an empathic, stimulating, and collaborative approach to help you live a more fulfilling life that feels rich and rewarding. With understanding and compassion, you are encouraged and empowered to explore your unique personal circumstances which will help you to finally turn those once felt obstacles into opportunities!

Teletherapy (Online Therapy, Virtual Therapists) Therapists
Teletherapy and Online counseling have grown enormously as a medium for therapy since the advent of social distancing. Most therapists are happy to provide sessions by video or phone.

All professionals are licensed to provide video therapy to clients within the State in which they hold their license. Cross State licensing exists, but is rare.

So if you're a client in Encino, this list of teletherapists are licensed to provide therapy to you online (by phone, video or text based chat) because they are within your state. They are sorted nearest to furthest, with professionals in Encino listed first.

Teletherapy via phone or video can be very similar to conventional in person sessions. The message is the same, even if the medium is different. There are some advantages in the form of convenience, lack of travel and being in comfort of your own home. Set against those, professionals find it more difficult to read non-verbal signals of their clients, and you may find you yourself can be more easily distracted.

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

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