Merle Mayerstein Varon
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT, MA, LMFT Verified
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
My clinical perspectives are: Contemporary Object Relations, Relationship & Family Therapy, Psychodynamic, Self Hypnosis, Relaxation Therapy & Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
With over 38 years as a Marriage & Family Therapist, I've found the number one concern for people is, "Do you work with my issues?" I specialize in Depression, Anxiety, Relationship Issues & Grief & Loss. My priorities are what troubles you most. Children over 12 & adults find my compassionate, warm, open, supportive & caring personality comforting while addressing past events that affect them today. I will help you understand yourself as we discover the triggers for unhealthy choices in your life. This will empower you with tools to make the changes necessary for a happier & more peaceful life.
(818) 293-4875
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Woodland Hills, CA 91367
My clinical perspectives are: Contemporary Object Relations, Relationship & Family Therapy, Psychodynamic, Self Hypnosis, Relaxation Therapy & Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
With over 38 years as a Marriage & Family Therapist, I've found the number one concern for people is, "Do you work with my issues?" I specialize in Depression, Anxiety, Relationship Issues & Grief & Loss. My priorities are what troubles you most. Children over 12 & adults find my compassionate, warm, open, supportive & caring personality comforting while addressing past events that affect them today. I will help you understand yourself as we discover the triggers for unhealthy choices in your life. This will empower you with tools to make the changes necessary for a happier & more peaceful life.
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Maury T Carlin
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Offers online therapy
My background includes a B.A. with Honors in Psychology from the University of Michigan and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Stanford University. I specialize in the treatment and assessment of children, but my practice extends as well to to the evaluation and psychotherapy of teens. adults,couples and geriatric populations. I practice in a setting with four psychiatrists (analysts and psychopharmacologists) who provide me with consultation if medical issues regarding medication arise. My psychological orientation in my practice is basically psychodynamic, relational, and social learning with an emphasis on one or more of those theoretical leanings depending on the presenting issues.
(818) 666-3715
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Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Offers online therapy
My background includes a B.A. with Honors in Psychology from the University of Michigan and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Stanford University. I specialize in the treatment and assessment of children, but my practice extends as well to to the evaluation and psychotherapy of teens. adults,couples and geriatric populations. I practice in a setting with four psychiatrists (analysts and psychopharmacologists) who provide me with consultation if medical issues regarding medication arise. My psychological orientation in my practice is basically psychodynamic, relational, and social learning with an emphasis on one or more of those theoretical leanings depending on the presenting issues.
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Annie-Rose Lazarova
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Offers online therapy
I use both cognitive behavioral and psychodynamic therapies.
You may be struggling with negative relational patterns, depression or anxiety. You may feel that at this time you want to sort through experiences, thoughts or feelings with the help of a skilled professional. You may want to take control of behaviors that are not serving you any longer or understand yourself on a deeper level so that choices you make in the future are truly aligned with your values. You might be experiencing deep sadness, unrelenting anxiety or just unease and being unable to name your feelings.
(747) 233-1098
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Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Offers online therapy
I use both cognitive behavioral and psychodynamic therapies.
You may be struggling with negative relational patterns, depression or anxiety. You may feel that at this time you want to sort through experiences, thoughts or feelings with the help of a skilled professional. You may want to take control of behaviors that are not serving you any longer or understand yourself on a deeper level so that choices you make in the future are truly aligned with your values. You might be experiencing deep sadness, unrelenting anxiety or just unease and being unable to name your feelings.
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Maria (Mary) Cohen
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Not accepting new clients
My clinical work is informed by, but not limited to, cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamic theory, and family systems theory.
The obstacles that have led you to search for a therapist are an opportunity for intentional change and growth in your life. I am here so you don’t have to do it alone, and to help create fulfilling changes. I work with teenagers and young adults affected by anxiety and depression, as well as adults who are dealing with various life stressors and relationship issues.
(747) 204-3235
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Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Not accepting new clients
My clinical work is informed by, but not limited to, cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamic theory, and family systems theory.
The obstacles that have led you to search for a therapist are an opportunity for intentional change and growth in your life. I am here so you don’t have to do it alone, and to help create fulfilling changes. I work with teenagers and young adults affected by anxiety and depression, as well as adults who are dealing with various life stressors and relationship issues.
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George Livengood
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
It is a combination of psychodynamic therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy and solution focused therapy.
Life is a journey, and in seeking therapy you are taking a step to shape that journey. Choosing a therapist can be difficult, complicated by therapy jargon. To put it simply, we will examine your past, evaluate your present and collaborate on your future. Therapy is not without risk. However, I will provide a safe environment and a non-judgemental ear for you to explore your life and its infinite possibilities. You will determine where you want to go and I will work with you to help you get there. I look forward to hearing from you.
(917) 746-0076
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Woodland Hills, CA 91364
It is a combination of psychodynamic therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy and solution focused therapy.
Life is a journey, and in seeking therapy you are taking a step to shape that journey. Choosing a therapist can be difficult, complicated by therapy jargon. To put it simply, we will examine your past, evaluate your present and collaborate on your future. Therapy is not without risk. However, I will provide a safe environment and a non-judgemental ear for you to explore your life and its infinite possibilities. You will determine where you want to go and I will work with you to help you get there. I look forward to hearing from you.
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Jennifer Sato-Veloz
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MA Verified
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Offers online therapy
Our sessions will be tailored to you and may include aspects of psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, attachment based, narrative focused, somatic and trauma-informed therapy approaches.
When choosing a therapist, it is important to find someone with whom you can experience a sense of safety and trust. My hope is to provide you with gentle and a safe space for your your healing journey. I currently offer Telehealth sessions in Los Angeles and throughout California and am happy to answer any questions you might have in your therapy search.
(818) 975-3807
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Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Offers online therapy
Our sessions will be tailored to you and may include aspects of psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, attachment based, narrative focused, somatic and trauma-informed therapy approaches.
When choosing a therapist, it is important to find someone with whom you can experience a sense of safety and trust. My hope is to provide you with gentle and a safe space for your your healing journey. I currently offer Telehealth sessions in Los Angeles and throughout California and am happy to answer any questions you might have in your therapy search.
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Valerie Ferguson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, BCD Verified
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
I use a variety of treatment modalities including psychodynamic, cognitve behavioioral, mindfulness,and educational tools.
It's a privilidge to have been in private practice for over twenty years and, dealt with the range of emotional conflicts that we are all are subject to. I specialize in relationship and intimacy issues and can help sort out the complex and challenging experiences we encounter.
(818) 287-6726
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Woodland Hills, CA 91364
I use a variety of treatment modalities including psychodynamic, cognitve behavioioral, mindfulness,and educational tools.
It's a privilidge to have been in private practice for over twenty years and, dealt with the range of emotional conflicts that we are all are subject to. I specialize in relationship and intimacy issues and can help sort out the complex and challenging experiences we encounter.
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Anita Bavarsky
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Offers online therapy
painting, writing) along with psychodynamic and cognitive approaches.
In my psychotherapy practice I work with couples, families, and individual adults and help my clients overcome emotional distress resulting from depression, anxiety, relationships, life-change and other difficulties.
(818) 616-8049
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Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Offers online therapy
painting, writing) along with psychodynamic and cognitive approaches.
In my psychotherapy practice I work with couples, families, and individual adults and help my clients overcome emotional distress resulting from depression, anxiety, relationships, life-change and other difficulties.
Woodland Hills Therapy
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Offers online therapy
My orientation is relational, I practice being present and authentic in the therapeutic room in a way that facilitates a deeper connection with my clients. This includes the non-verbal communication that passes between us, processing emotions through the body, and allowing my clients to explore their personal traumas with my support. The goal of working in this psychodynamic, explorative way is to create a deep level of healing and change for my clients, so they are able to move beyond the fear and resistance that may be holding them back. Please look at my website for more information about me: Woodlandhillstherapy.net.
(747) 234-2785
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Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Offers online therapy
My orientation is relational, I practice being present and authentic in the therapeutic room in a way that facilitates a deeper connection with my clients. This includes the non-verbal communication that passes between us, processing emotions through the body, and allowing my clients to explore their personal traumas with my support. The goal of working in this psychodynamic, explorative way is to create a deep level of healing and change for my clients, so they are able to move beyond the fear and resistance that may be holding them back. Please look at my website for more information about me: Woodlandhillstherapy.net.
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Ellie Miraftabi
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT, PhD Verified
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Offers online therapy
My orientation is Solution-focused, cognitive-behavioral , psychodynamic.
Life's everyday problems can cause stress,anxiety, confusion and a feeling of hopelessness and similar conditions increasingly lead to physical and emotional disorders that often lead to difficulties in relating to others and even to oneself. I am a multicultural licensed psychotherapist and a strong advocate for psychological and social human services, working with adolescent, adult and families. For more than tweleve years I have been helping people face their most difficult challenges with insight, compassion and understanding. I help clients reach greater potential, improve their relationships, heal from past hurts and deal with current life issues.
(818) 296-6291
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Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Offers online therapy
My orientation is Solution-focused, cognitive-behavioral , psychodynamic.
Life's everyday problems can cause stress,anxiety, confusion and a feeling of hopelessness and similar conditions increasingly lead to physical and emotional disorders that often lead to difficulties in relating to others and even to oneself. I am a multicultural licensed psychotherapist and a strong advocate for psychological and social human services, working with adolescent, adult and families. For more than tweleve years I have been helping people face their most difficult challenges with insight, compassion and understanding. I help clients reach greater potential, improve their relationships, heal from past hurts and deal with current life issues.
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Merry Lambert
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Offers online therapy
**Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom**~Aristotle~ If you're seeking self-understanding, your life's meaning and purpose--and how to make sense out of painful or unfulfilling patterns in relationships, I'm a psychodynamic therapist here to help. We'll explore patterns in your emotions, thoughts, and beliefs in relation to past experiences to gain insight. Insight plus action creates change. You aren't responsible for your early life emotional wounds, but you are responsible for your healing. I hope you'll reach out to begin the process.
(818) 754-1450
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Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Offers online therapy
**Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom**~Aristotle~ If you're seeking self-understanding, your life's meaning and purpose--and how to make sense out of painful or unfulfilling patterns in relationships, I'm a psychodynamic therapist here to help. We'll explore patterns in your emotions, thoughts, and beliefs in relation to past experiences to gain insight. Insight plus action creates change. You aren't responsible for your early life emotional wounds, but you are responsible for your healing. I hope you'll reach out to begin the process.
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Penny J. Foreman
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LMFT, PCC Verified
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Offers online therapy
My practice methods are eclectic and I use my training in a number of different approaches including cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic and family systems.
Going to a therapist usually means that you are ready for a change and that you are having a hard time doing it alone. I am a caring, supportive therapist with more than 30 years of experience helping individuals and couples solve problems and enrich their lives. I will offer you a warm, comfortable and non-judgemental connection for this process.
(858) 376-7974
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Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Offers online therapy
My practice methods are eclectic and I use my training in a number of different approaches including cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic and family systems.
Going to a therapist usually means that you are ready for a change and that you are having a hard time doing it alone. I am a caring, supportive therapist with more than 30 years of experience helping individuals and couples solve problems and enrich their lives. I will offer you a warm, comfortable and non-judgemental connection for this process.
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Stephen J. Johnson
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, FAPA Verified
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Offers online therapy
My philosophical foundation is centered in Humanistic Existentialistism while my therapeutic orientation is based in Mindfulness Training and is an eclectic blend of Cognitive Behavioral and Psychodynamic processes.
We are experiencing extraordinary challenges right now. I personally understand and professionally appreciate the multitude of stressors that people are facing these days in the midst of this unprecedented COVID-19 crisis. Life normally in this fast paced society demands much of us. Today the demands are unparalleled. Depression and anxiety run rampant impacting the quality of our lives on all levels. I treat adult and adolescent age males and females in my 50 years in practice conducting individual, couple, family and group sessions. My goal is to help my clients to transform their lives into balance, harmony and happiness.
(818) 570-7340
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Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Offers online therapy
My philosophical foundation is centered in Humanistic Existentialistism while my therapeutic orientation is based in Mindfulness Training and is an eclectic blend of Cognitive Behavioral and Psychodynamic processes.
We are experiencing extraordinary challenges right now. I personally understand and professionally appreciate the multitude of stressors that people are facing these days in the midst of this unprecedented COVID-19 crisis. Life normally in this fast paced society demands much of us. Today the demands are unparalleled. Depression and anxiety run rampant impacting the quality of our lives on all levels. I treat adult and adolescent age males and females in my 50 years in practice conducting individual, couple, family and group sessions. My goal is to help my clients to transform their lives into balance, harmony and happiness.
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Marlene Faye Glenn
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MS, AMFT Verified
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Offers online therapy
I offer psychotherapy with a touch of magic. I believe that talk therapy can bring healing in a short time. I treat people who have a variety of situations and I am deliberate in achieving better client outcomes. I use Social Psychology to examine the individual's struggles in dealing with the environment's demands especially during times of crisis. I recognize that stressful experiences can be spirituality exhausting to deal with and I can help you cope. I also use a Psychodynamic approach to explore the experiences of the past and change the present.
(818) 423-5512
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Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Offers online therapy
I offer psychotherapy with a touch of magic. I believe that talk therapy can bring healing in a short time. I treat people who have a variety of situations and I am deliberate in achieving better client outcomes. I use Social Psychology to examine the individual's struggles in dealing with the environment's demands especially during times of crisis. I recognize that stressful experiences can be spirituality exhausting to deal with and I can help you cope. I also use a Psychodynamic approach to explore the experiences of the past and change the present.
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Sara Vicendese LMFT
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
At The Maple Counseling Center, I received supervised training in psychodynamic, interpersonal therapy.
Are you experiencing feelings of anxiety or depression? Is your mood affecting your relationships or career? Sometimes life's challenges become difficult to overcome alone. I offer free phone consultations to see if my practice might be the right fit for your needs. I have diverse training and experience working with adults, adolescents, couples and families. While there are no guarantees of what you will experience, therapy has shown significant benefits for most people who go through it. And being here, on this site, is an important first step.
(310) 504-1898
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Woodland Hills, CA 91364
At The Maple Counseling Center, I received supervised training in psychodynamic, interpersonal therapy.
Are you experiencing feelings of anxiety or depression? Is your mood affecting your relationships or career? Sometimes life's challenges become difficult to overcome alone. I offer free phone consultations to see if my practice might be the right fit for your needs. I have diverse training and experience working with adults, adolescents, couples and families. While there are no guarantees of what you will experience, therapy has shown significant benefits for most people who go through it. And being here, on this site, is an important first step.
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Angel G Cabello
Associate Clinical Social Worker, MSW, ACSW Verified
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Offers online therapy
I am trained in EMDR, motivational interviewing, CBT, DBT and psychodynamic.
I understand that at times difficult challenges can get in the way of personal growth, development, and transformation. If you find that trauma, addiction, or anxiety have created unhealthy patterns that seem to hold you back from your own personal growth, then I am here to help. I’m here to provide a safe space that welcomes curiosity, to help develop insight to transform yourself into the person you want to be. By providing you with therapeutic support, guidance, and the tools necessary to make those changes, I hope that you will find yourself empowered to take control of your life.
(562) 472-1101
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Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Offers online therapy
I am trained in EMDR, motivational interviewing, CBT, DBT and psychodynamic.
I understand that at times difficult challenges can get in the way of personal growth, development, and transformation. If you find that trauma, addiction, or anxiety have created unhealthy patterns that seem to hold you back from your own personal growth, then I am here to help. I’m here to provide a safe space that welcomes curiosity, to help develop insight to transform yourself into the person you want to be. By providing you with therapeutic support, guidance, and the tools necessary to make those changes, I hope that you will find yourself empowered to take control of your life.
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Laura Salter LMFT
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA Verified
Office is near:
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Offers online therapy
Whether it is Mindfulness, CBT, Gestalt, Psychodynamic, Rogerian, what really matters is that each individual experiences a unique approach to their particular problems.
Choosing the right therapist can be a difficult, yet important decision. I believe in an atmosphere by which individuals, couples and/or families can feel free to openly express themselves in a safe, therapeutic environment. Whether it is extreme anxiety or depression, family and relationship issues, addictions, grief, and a plethora of other conflicts, my clients are able to work on and through the many bumps in their lives in a supportive and caring place.
(818) 927-6269
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Office is near:
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Offers online therapy
Whether it is Mindfulness, CBT, Gestalt, Psychodynamic, Rogerian, what really matters is that each individual experiences a unique approach to their particular problems.
Choosing the right therapist can be a difficult, yet important decision. I believe in an atmosphere by which individuals, couples and/or families can feel free to openly express themselves in a safe, therapeutic environment. Whether it is extreme anxiety or depression, family and relationship issues, addictions, grief, and a plethora of other conflicts, my clients are able to work on and through the many bumps in their lives in a supportive and caring place.
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Maureen Bailey
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Office is near:
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Not accepting new clients
My training includes psychodynamic psychotherapy, couples therapy, dbt, chemical dependency, eating disorders, mindfulness and meditation, hypnosis and guided imagery, and mind-body practices like yoga, acupressure, and Qigong.
As a therapist in private practice for over 20 years, I provide an integrative perspective in a safe and caring environment. I work with people who are struggling with depression, anxiety, relational issues, addiction, trauma, and stressors that might feel overwhelming. My backround in addiction, teaching and counseling at both the high school and university level, as well as in-patient and out patient psychiatric provide me with a holistic, caring and empathic sensibility. I am available for both short term as well as long term work.
(818) 946-2124
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Office is near:
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Not accepting new clients
My training includes psychodynamic psychotherapy, couples therapy, dbt, chemical dependency, eating disorders, mindfulness and meditation, hypnosis and guided imagery, and mind-body practices like yoga, acupressure, and Qigong.
As a therapist in private practice for over 20 years, I provide an integrative perspective in a safe and caring environment. I work with people who are struggling with depression, anxiety, relational issues, addiction, trauma, and stressors that might feel overwhelming. My backround in addiction, teaching and counseling at both the high school and university level, as well as in-patient and out patient psychiatric provide me with a holistic, caring and empathic sensibility. I am available for both short term as well as long term work.
Wendy Douglas
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MSPH Verified
Office is near:
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Offers online therapy
Are you wanting to overcome what is standing in the way of making meaningful changes? I am passionate about helping my clients create a peaceful, more fulfilling life. Therapy can help you develop greater insight into yourself, your relationships, and your own decision-making process. I have down-to-earth approach in a caring, non-judgmental and safe environment. I take a psychodynamic approach and have also been extensively trained in Cognitive and Dialectical Behavior Therapies (CBT & DBT).
(424) 570-3092
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Office is near:
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Offers online therapy
Are you wanting to overcome what is standing in the way of making meaningful changes? I am passionate about helping my clients create a peaceful, more fulfilling life. Therapy can help you develop greater insight into yourself, your relationships, and your own decision-making process. I have down-to-earth approach in a caring, non-judgmental and safe environment. I take a psychodynamic approach and have also been extensively trained in Cognitive and Dialectical Behavior Therapies (CBT & DBT).
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Doris Mullen
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Office is near:
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Offers online therapy
I use a variety of approaches, including psychodynamic and offer dream analysis for those interested.
UNLOCKING THE UNCONSCIOUS- Whether you feel overwhelmed, anxious, depressed, or that life has become dull and uninspiring, my mission is to support you in working toward your goals. We will work together to build new skills and begin to uncover what has kept you feeling stuck. It may be that you are unsatisfied in the way you've been managing your life and relationships and wondering if a new approach would be helpful. Awareness of what is at play underneath the surface of your conscious mind can assist you in navigating new ways forward and help you make sense of things.
(626) 414-5596
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Office is near:
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Offers online therapy
I use a variety of approaches, including psychodynamic and offer dream analysis for those interested.
UNLOCKING THE UNCONSCIOUS- Whether you feel overwhelmed, anxious, depressed, or that life has become dull and uninspiring, my mission is to support you in working toward your goals. We will work together to build new skills and begin to uncover what has kept you feeling stuck. It may be that you are unsatisfied in the way you've been managing your life and relationships and wondering if a new approach would be helpful. Awareness of what is at play underneath the surface of your conscious mind can assist you in navigating new ways forward and help you make sense of things.

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Psychodynamic Therapists
Psychodynamic therapy in Woodland Hills, also known as insight-oriented therapy, evolved from Freudian psychoanalysis. Like adherents of psychoanalysis, psychodynamic therapists believe that bringing the unconscious into conscious awareness promotes insight and resolves conflict. But psychodynamic therapy is briefer and less intensive than psychoanalysis and also focuses on the relationship between the therapist and the client, as a way to learn about how the client relates to everyone in their life.