Sally Hackman
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, MFT Verified
Santa Monica, CA 90402
I relate to children by listening and through play and art.
People are my passion! Is life for you or your child not going the way you'd like? In a supportive and confidential environment we can work together to identify the obstacles that are in the way of life being all that you want for yourself, your relationships, or your child. There are many approaches to psychotherapy, but research indicates that the patient-therapist relationship is a crucial factor. The beginning of therapy is creating that relationship and building trust. My focus is the present but I use the past that lives inside you to free you from its influence.
(310) 846-8118
Verified

Santa Monica, CA 90402
I relate to children by listening and through play and art.
People are my passion! Is life for you or your child not going the way you'd like? In a supportive and confidential environment we can work together to identify the obstacles that are in the way of life being all that you want for yourself, your relationships, or your child. There are many approaches to psychotherapy, but research indicates that the patient-therapist relationship is a crucial factor. The beginning of therapy is creating that relationship and building trust. My focus is the present but I use the past that lives inside you to free you from its influence.
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Kadie Bogart
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Offers online therapy
Through play therapy children will have an opportunity to work through their struggles and learn coping skills.
Being a kid is today’s world can be tough and helping your little one navigate through the struggles and hardships as a parent, can sometimes feel overwhelming. That’s where I come in. As a licensed professional therapist with over 7 years of private practice experience, I specialize in child and adolescent behaviors, parenting skills, and perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. I have a passion for helping children and parents realize their full potential by educating and working with them on issues that may be holding them back.
(424) 275-2562
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Santa Monica, CA 90404
Offers online therapy
Through play therapy children will have an opportunity to work through their struggles and learn coping skills.
Being a kid is today’s world can be tough and helping your little one navigate through the struggles and hardships as a parent, can sometimes feel overwhelming. That’s where I come in. As a licensed professional therapist with over 7 years of private practice experience, I specialize in child and adolescent behaviors, parenting skills, and perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. I have a passion for helping children and parents realize their full potential by educating and working with them on issues that may be holding them back.
Dhanya Murali
Associate Professional Clinical Counselor, MA, APCC Verified
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Offers online therapy
I use evidence-based techniques and modalities such as CBT, DBT, Solution-Focused, play/art, mindfulness, and existential therapies.
Life can be tricky, but also a beautiful journey of learning, growing, and experiencing change. You may wish to cope with conflict better, have a hard time resisting temptation, or frequently feel overwhelmed. I offer a safe, non-judgmental space where you can be your true self. Through learning and practicing the art of self-compassion, we will work together to help navigate the challenges you're facing. As your emotional tour guide, I can bring awareness to perspectives you may be missing and provide tools that will be forever useful. Clients say that I make sessions fun without sacrificing the hard work that can change your life.
(818) 647-9256
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Santa Monica, CA 90405
Offers online therapy
I use evidence-based techniques and modalities such as CBT, DBT, Solution-Focused, play/art, mindfulness, and existential therapies.
Life can be tricky, but also a beautiful journey of learning, growing, and experiencing change. You may wish to cope with conflict better, have a hard time resisting temptation, or frequently feel overwhelmed. I offer a safe, non-judgmental space where you can be your true self. Through learning and practicing the art of self-compassion, we will work together to help navigate the challenges you're facing. As your emotional tour guide, I can bring awareness to perspectives you may be missing and provide tools that will be forever useful. Clients say that I make sessions fun without sacrificing the hard work that can change your life.
Jessica Ehrman
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Offers online therapy
I use techniques like mindfulness, play, geek culture, and pop-culture.
Are you tired of working with therapists who you feel don’t understand you, are boring and outdated, and say “mhm” or “how does that make you feel” all session? I’m here to help make therapy fun, engaging, and a safe place for you to comfortably explore your emotions and learn new healthy coping skills along the way. Therapy doesn’t have to be boring and I love to use fun and innovative pop-culture based interventions in my work. My professional geek therapy interests include the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Dungeons & Dragons, Roblox, Animal Crossing, video games, and all things Star Wars. I have a soft-spot for Disney villains.
(949) 539-0259
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Santa Monica, CA 90403
Offers online therapy
I use techniques like mindfulness, play, geek culture, and pop-culture.
Are you tired of working with therapists who you feel don’t understand you, are boring and outdated, and say “mhm” or “how does that make you feel” all session? I’m here to help make therapy fun, engaging, and a safe place for you to comfortably explore your emotions and learn new healthy coping skills along the way. Therapy doesn’t have to be boring and I love to use fun and innovative pop-culture based interventions in my work. My professional geek therapy interests include the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Dungeons & Dragons, Roblox, Animal Crossing, video games, and all things Star Wars. I have a soft-spot for Disney villains.
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Rachel Edmond
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Offers online therapy
I am licensed clinical social worker that treat children, adolescents, and young adults struggling with ADHD, anxiety, behavioral challenges, adjusting to life changes, and more. I am passionate about helping individuals explore their emotions, increase their ability to cope with challenges, and understand their own patterns of thinking and behavior. I use warmth, humor, and compassion to connect with clients, providing them with a safe-space to explore their feelings. My therapeutic approach includes elements of cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness techniques, and expressive play to help clients reach their goals.
(424) 400-6862
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Santa Monica, CA 90404
Offers online therapy
I am licensed clinical social worker that treat children, adolescents, and young adults struggling with ADHD, anxiety, behavioral challenges, adjusting to life changes, and more. I am passionate about helping individuals explore their emotions, increase their ability to cope with challenges, and understand their own patterns of thinking and behavior. I use warmth, humor, and compassion to connect with clients, providing them with a safe-space to explore their feelings. My therapeutic approach includes elements of cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness techniques, and expressive play to help clients reach their goals.
Anna Haumeder
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA Verified
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Besides working with individual adults, I also have experience in working with children and adolescents using trauma-informed sandtray therapy, play therapy, and narrative work.
Ongoing stress, past trauma, and life transitions can often make us feel stuck, depleted, and overwhelmed. Instead of being at peace with oneself and life, you might find yourself getting caught up in negative thought spirals of judgment, leaving you feeling anxious, angry, or disconnected. While we often rationally believe in our strengths and potential for growth, our gut tends to reliably remind us that we are unworthy, unsafe, or powerless - because it feels so true. My deepest hope for our work together is that you not only know that you are worthy of love and a fulfilled life but that you can also feel it in your body.
(424) 401-7509
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Santa Monica, CA 90403
Besides working with individual adults, I also have experience in working with children and adolescents using trauma-informed sandtray therapy, play therapy, and narrative work.
Ongoing stress, past trauma, and life transitions can often make us feel stuck, depleted, and overwhelmed. Instead of being at peace with oneself and life, you might find yourself getting caught up in negative thought spirals of judgment, leaving you feeling anxious, angry, or disconnected. While we often rationally believe in our strengths and potential for growth, our gut tends to reliably remind us that we are unworthy, unsafe, or powerless - because it feels so true. My deepest hope for our work together is that you not only know that you are worthy of love and a fulfilled life but that you can also feel it in your body.
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Daniel Anderson PhD, Adult-Child Psychotherapy
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Offers online therapy
You may already have answers to your struggles, though these answers are unconscious. I specialize in working with your unconscious, the side of you that is neglected, ignored or rejected. This is a powerful mode of therapy that can help you with your anxiety, depression or relationships. I work with adults, and have specialized training to work with children, adolescents and their parents. My work with children focuses on play therapy, the child's best form of communication. With adults I use my Jungian training in dreamwork and symbolism to access the unheard side of yourself, which can enrich your life and relieve your suffering.
(424) 290-8367
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Santa Monica, CA 90401
Offers online therapy
You may already have answers to your struggles, though these answers are unconscious. I specialize in working with your unconscious, the side of you that is neglected, ignored or rejected. This is a powerful mode of therapy that can help you with your anxiety, depression or relationships. I work with adults, and have specialized training to work with children, adolescents and their parents. My work with children focuses on play therapy, the child's best form of communication. With adults I use my Jungian training in dreamwork and symbolism to access the unheard side of yourself, which can enrich your life and relieve your suffering.
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Randi Gottlieb
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Are you seeking help for a child or teen who is struggling emotionally, displaying challenging behaviors, experiencing difficulties in school or in personal relationships? I have over 30 years experience treating children exposed to trauma, whether from family conflict, divorce, exposure to violence, bullying, alienation, accidental injury, or abuse. When children experience trauma, they can become detached from their bodies, numbed to emotion, and stuck in repetitive trauma memories. The work (and play) of therapy is to assist them in reconnecting to those parts of their Self that have "shut down" so that the process of healing can begin.
(424) 206-5465
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Santa Monica, CA 90405
Are you seeking help for a child or teen who is struggling emotionally, displaying challenging behaviors, experiencing difficulties in school or in personal relationships? I have over 30 years experience treating children exposed to trauma, whether from family conflict, divorce, exposure to violence, bullying, alienation, accidental injury, or abuse. When children experience trauma, they can become detached from their bodies, numbed to emotion, and stuck in repetitive trauma memories. The work (and play) of therapy is to assist them in reconnecting to those parts of their Self that have "shut down" so that the process of healing can begin.
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Maayan Bick
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT Verified
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Offers online therapy
I specialize in play therapy, art therapy, parent coaching, and grief work filtered through an attachment-lens framework.
I am passionate about helping children and parents/caregivers gain strategies for how to cope with existential dread, manage conflict, navigate new relational roles and identities, and build resiliency during times of uncertainty and grief. My empathetic nature plays a role in my therapeutic style. I collaboratively work with children and adults who experience symptoms related to anxiety, depression, ADHD and Autism, in order to reach relief and feel more fulfilled within and in relationships. I feel passionate about preventative and early care intervention!
(424) 230-8698
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Santa Monica, CA 90401
Offers online therapy
I specialize in play therapy, art therapy, parent coaching, and grief work filtered through an attachment-lens framework.
I am passionate about helping children and parents/caregivers gain strategies for how to cope with existential dread, manage conflict, navigate new relational roles and identities, and build resiliency during times of uncertainty and grief. My empathetic nature plays a role in my therapeutic style. I collaboratively work with children and adults who experience symptoms related to anxiety, depression, ADHD and Autism, in order to reach relief and feel more fulfilled within and in relationships. I feel passionate about preventative and early care intervention!
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Sandra J. Landen
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90405
I have specific advanced training in child & adolescent psychology, play therapy and parenting.
Looking for a Psychologist can be an overwhelming task. I work in a collaborative way respecting each person's unique history, personality, cultural context, strengths, weaknesses and goals. I offer a warm, respectful and compassionate environment that promotes growth. I have extensive experience and expertise working with adults in psychotherapy struggling with depression, grief, anxiety, fears, trauma, relationship issues, life transitions and creative blocks that interfere with daily living in terms of creating and maintaining meaningful relationships or realizing fulfilling career goals.
(310) 479-0051
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Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90405
I have specific advanced training in child & adolescent psychology, play therapy and parenting.
Looking for a Psychologist can be an overwhelming task. I work in a collaborative way respecting each person's unique history, personality, cultural context, strengths, weaknesses and goals. I offer a warm, respectful and compassionate environment that promotes growth. I have extensive experience and expertise working with adults in psychotherapy struggling with depression, grief, anxiety, fears, trauma, relationship issues, life transitions and creative blocks that interfere with daily living in terms of creating and maintaining meaningful relationships or realizing fulfilling career goals.
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Debra Jill Green
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Offers online therapy
In working with children and their families, I have developed experience with infants, parent-infant play and feeding interactions, teen pregnancy and teen parenting, court-ordered or volunteer parenting groups, academic concerns and IEP advocacy, pervasive developmental disorders and Regional Center advocacy, crisis counseling, divorce, couples, adults and family work.
Is it ever difficult to understand your child's behavior or your teen's angst? Do they speak a language or behave in a way you find challenging? Children from infancy through adolescence can seem unmanageable at times causing parents to feel overwhelmed and powerless. Why continue struggling? If your child is having a difficult time at home, in school, or with friends, I can offer insights and recommendations as well as provide a safe space for everyone to learn respectful, meaningful communication directed toward positive change. Let me help you and your family get there together.
(424) 294-8849
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Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Offers online therapy
In working with children and their families, I have developed experience with infants, parent-infant play and feeding interactions, teen pregnancy and teen parenting, court-ordered or volunteer parenting groups, academic concerns and IEP advocacy, pervasive developmental disorders and Regional Center advocacy, crisis counseling, divorce, couples, adults and family work.
Is it ever difficult to understand your child's behavior or your teen's angst? Do they speak a language or behave in a way you find challenging? Children from infancy through adolescence can seem unmanageable at times causing parents to feel overwhelmed and powerless. Why continue struggling? If your child is having a difficult time at home, in school, or with friends, I can offer insights and recommendations as well as provide a safe space for everyone to learn respectful, meaningful communication directed toward positive change. Let me help you and your family get there together.
Sandra Lee Wilder
Psychologist, PhD, FIPA Verified
Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Cognitive Testing for Children; Twice Exceptional; Gifted and Highly Gifted - Play Therapy with Children; Adolescents Psychotherapy; Adult Individual Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis.
I have been practicing psychotherapy for 25 plus years. I have an undergraduate degree and completed graduate work in Child Development, before I earned my Masters and PhD in Clinical Psychology. I take a developmental perspective with my work with children and adults. I received additional training at LAISPS for a PSY.D in psychoanalysis and I am a practicing psychoanalyst.
(818) 963-9432
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Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Cognitive Testing for Children; Twice Exceptional; Gifted and Highly Gifted - Play Therapy with Children; Adolescents Psychotherapy; Adult Individual Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis.
I have been practicing psychotherapy for 25 plus years. I have an undergraduate degree and completed graduate work in Child Development, before I earned my Masters and PhD in Clinical Psychology. I take a developmental perspective with my work with children and adults. I received additional training at LAISPS for a PSY.D in psychoanalysis and I am a practicing psychoanalyst.
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Mary Starks
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, LPCC Verified
Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Offers online therapy
I am a psychotherapist licensed in California and Arizona and I have 15 years of experience in research, hospital agency, home visiting and private practice settings. I specialize in working with individual adults with childhood trauma and I like to help others navigate difficult relationships and work through distressing and overwhelming life experiences. I have a Certificate in Infant and Family Clinical Practice and an enduring interest in psychological crisis and how our early relational worlds shape who we are. I also specialize in play therapy for children 6-10 and child custody evaluations.
(310) 746-8235
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Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Offers online therapy
I am a psychotherapist licensed in California and Arizona and I have 15 years of experience in research, hospital agency, home visiting and private practice settings. I specialize in working with individual adults with childhood trauma and I like to help others navigate difficult relationships and work through distressing and overwhelming life experiences. I have a Certificate in Infant and Family Clinical Practice and an enduring interest in psychological crisis and how our early relational worlds shape who we are. I also specialize in play therapy for children 6-10 and child custody evaluations.
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Judith Bin-Nun
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT, MA Ed, MAPsych, LPCC Verified
Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Offers online therapy
My approach to children and parental guidance is rooted in play therapy training as a child development specialist with vast experience as an educator classroom teacher and School Principal), artist, writer, and psychotherapist.
I provide supportive, creative and caring Psychotherapy for children, adolescents, and adults - couples, families, individuals. STUDIO ART EXPERIENCE for individuals and groups takes place in my Venice Studio. I offer many comfortable treatment modalities for my patients besides traditional talk or play therapy in my office setting. Additionally, I have FOOD FOR THOUGHT cooking therapy groups in my "greenhouse kitchen", and use Animal Assisted Therapy with my Pet Partner Therapy Dogs in my office. My devoted practice and practical guidance are in a warm office setting with a "family therapy" kitchen, play therapy room and AAT dogs.
(424) 404-5597
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Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Offers online therapy
My approach to children and parental guidance is rooted in play therapy training as a child development specialist with vast experience as an educator classroom teacher and School Principal), artist, writer, and psychotherapist.
I provide supportive, creative and caring Psychotherapy for children, adolescents, and adults - couples, families, individuals. STUDIO ART EXPERIENCE for individuals and groups takes place in my Venice Studio. I offer many comfortable treatment modalities for my patients besides traditional talk or play therapy in my office setting. Additionally, I have FOOD FOR THOUGHT cooking therapy groups in my "greenhouse kitchen", and use Animal Assisted Therapy with my Pet Partner Therapy Dogs in my office. My devoted practice and practical guidance are in a warm office setting with a "family therapy" kitchen, play therapy room and AAT dogs.
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Kerri Karlsen
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA Verified
Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Offers online therapy
My practice centers on the role relationships play in informing our experiences as a whole person, such as our bodily sensations, thoughts, feelings, and behaviors.
Therapy is a deeply personal, multifaceted journey inward in an already complex world. To those who choose to venture down this road, the process can leave one feeling emotional and vulnerable, but it will also be healing, enlightening and enriching. Taking steps down this path is a virtuous act and I am here to honor you and your process. Together we will gently explore what may be causing you pain. Healing is at the heart of my practice - what you will experience with me is empathy, non-judgmental compassion, and authenticity. My therapeutic style is warm, energetic and engaged.
(747) 204-3313
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Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Offers online therapy
My practice centers on the role relationships play in informing our experiences as a whole person, such as our bodily sensations, thoughts, feelings, and behaviors.
Therapy is a deeply personal, multifaceted journey inward in an already complex world. To those who choose to venture down this road, the process can leave one feeling emotional and vulnerable, but it will also be healing, enlightening and enriching. Taking steps down this path is a virtuous act and I am here to honor you and your process. Together we will gently explore what may be causing you pain. Healing is at the heart of my practice - what you will experience with me is empathy, non-judgmental compassion, and authenticity. My therapeutic style is warm, energetic and engaged.
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Delilah Bakhaj
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT Verified
Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Offers online therapy
My specialties include: anxiety, communication, couples, inner child work, mindfulness, play therapy and trauma.
It’s already hard enough to sit in feelings of uncertainty, hurt, or frustration. It’s even more difficult to accept vulnerability and reach out for support when we tend to fear judgement. Therapy has been portrayed as a stigma towards mental illness, but there’s more to the therapeutic process than just “treating an illness”. I am here to process emotions and thoughts with you while giving you alternative perspectives to reflect on. Processing released emotions allow relief which then provides me the opportunity to guide my clients in adopting and utilizing new tools and skills towards recovery. 
(323) 366-4243
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Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Offers online therapy
My specialties include: anxiety, communication, couples, inner child work, mindfulness, play therapy and trauma.
It’s already hard enough to sit in feelings of uncertainty, hurt, or frustration. It’s even more difficult to accept vulnerability and reach out for support when we tend to fear judgement. Therapy has been portrayed as a stigma towards mental illness, but there’s more to the therapeutic process than just “treating an illness”. I am here to process emotions and thoughts with you while giving you alternative perspectives to reflect on. Processing released emotions allow relief which then provides me the opportunity to guide my clients in adopting and utilizing new tools and skills towards recovery. 
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Rachel Goldstein
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MS, LMFT Verified
Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Offers online therapy
In addition to creating a safe space for children to talk, I connect to younger children through play, working on a deep level that feels safe and accessible to them.
It can be heartbreaking to be the parent of a child who is struggling. It feels like other parents don’t have to work as hard as you do. There are tears, tantrums, and challenges at school. They seem to worry about things that other children don’t even notice. You’re feeling exhausted and like no one has the answers. Finding the right person to support you means trusting someone with your child’s wellbeing. It can be scary to reach out to a therapist. You want to make sure that you find someone who can connect to your child and work with you to help you understand what’s going on with them.
(833) 963-2579
Verified
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Office is near:
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Offers online therapy
In addition to creating a safe space for children to talk, I connect to younger children through play, working on a deep level that feels safe and accessible to them.
It can be heartbreaking to be the parent of a child who is struggling. It feels like other parents don’t have to work as hard as you do. There are tears, tantrums, and challenges at school. They seem to worry about things that other children don’t even notice. You’re feeling exhausted and like no one has the answers. Finding the right person to support you means trusting someone with your child’s wellbeing. It can be scary to reach out to a therapist. You want to make sure that you find someone who can connect to your child and work with you to help you understand what’s going on with them.
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Gina Gonzalezreyna
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Santa Monica, CA 90405
In therapy with me you will feel understood and supported. I utilize a compassionate strengths-based approach along with engaging, profound, and varied interventions such as mindfulness, art therapy, sand-tray and humour that increase a sense of self awareness and inner-wisdom leading to emotional well-being. ~ En terapia conmigo, usted se sentira' plenamente entendida/o y apoyada/o. Mi enfoque es compasivo, basado en hacer brillar las fortalezas de mis clientes. Utilizo intervenciones profundas y variadas, incluyendo arte y humor, que incrementan su consciencia personal para lograr un estado estable de bienestar emocional.
(310) 439-9664
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Santa Monica, CA 90405
In therapy with me you will feel understood and supported. I utilize a compassionate strengths-based approach along with engaging, profound, and varied interventions such as mindfulness, art therapy, sand-tray and humour that increase a sense of self awareness and inner-wisdom leading to emotional well-being. ~ En terapia conmigo, usted se sentira' plenamente entendida/o y apoyada/o. Mi enfoque es compasivo, basado en hacer brillar las fortalezas de mis clientes. Utilizo intervenciones profundas y variadas, incluyendo arte y humor, que incrementan su consciencia personal para lograr un estado estable de bienestar emocional.
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Kristen Welke
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Offers online therapy
My favorite clients to work with are children and teens ages 5 to 18 as well as young adults ages 19 - 35. I have an innate ability to connect and communicate with children and teens while at the same time being able to form a relationship with their parents to assist in the work they are doing in therapy. I work to create a safe, non-judgmental space that allows clients to be themselves. As a therapist, I show up authentically and establish a real connection using empathy, creativity, and humor.
(424) 383-6792
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Santa Monica, CA 90403
Offers online therapy
My favorite clients to work with are children and teens ages 5 to 18 as well as young adults ages 19 - 35. I have an innate ability to connect and communicate with children and teens while at the same time being able to form a relationship with their parents to assist in the work they are doing in therapy. I work to create a safe, non-judgmental space that allows clients to be themselves. As a therapist, I show up authentically and establish a real connection using empathy, creativity, and humor.
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Lisa Kantor
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Santa Monica, CA 90405
My specialty is relationships. Not just the relationships you have with those around you but the relationship you have with yourself. If you are feeling unsatisfied, stuck, and not sure where to go from here, then I am the person to reach out to. I can help assist you, give you feedback, listen, and support you on your journey to self discovery. I am confident that if we work together you will get to where you want to be. Life should not be a struggle. Reach out and let’s get started.
(310) 861-4097
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Santa Monica, CA 90405
My specialty is relationships. Not just the relationships you have with those around you but the relationship you have with yourself. If you are feeling unsatisfied, stuck, and not sure where to go from here, then I am the person to reach out to. I can help assist you, give you feedback, listen, and support you on your journey to self discovery. I am confident that if we work together you will get to where you want to be. Life should not be a struggle. Reach out and let’s get started.

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Play Therapy
Generally for children ages 3 to 11, play therapy is a form of counseling that relies on play to help therapists communicate with children and understand their mental health. Because children develop cognitive skills before language skills, play is an effective way to understand a child. The therapist may observe a child playing with toys--such as playhouses and dolls--to understand the child's behavior and identify issues.

If you're looking for play therapy in Santa Monica or for a Santa Monica play therapist, these professionals provide play therapy, play therapy children, child play therapy, play therapy for children, sandplay therapy, family play therapy and group play therapy. They include play therapists, play psychologists, play psychotherapists and play counselors.