George Cave
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Ventura, CA 93003
Dr. Cave, psychologist and author of the book "Just Be a Dad," works with a variety of individuals and families who find themselves having difficulties. I specialize in issues related to depression, anxiety, relationships, parenting, chemical dependency, trauma, psychosis, and suicide. My passion is working with families and individuals having problems with how they feel about themselves and issues within their intimate relationships. My treatment philosophy is that relationships are the key to a person's quality of life, emotional wellbeing and sobriety. I believe that communication is the key to fostering and maintaining healthy relationships.
(805) 573-8920
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Ventura, CA 93003
Dr. Cave, psychologist and author of the book "Just Be a Dad," works with a variety of individuals and families who find themselves having difficulties. I specialize in issues related to depression, anxiety, relationships, parenting, chemical dependency, trauma, psychosis, and suicide. My passion is working with families and individuals having problems with how they feel about themselves and issues within their intimate relationships. My treatment philosophy is that relationships are the key to a person's quality of life, emotional wellbeing and sobriety. I believe that communication is the key to fostering and maintaining healthy relationships.
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Cody Norris
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MS, AMFT Verified
Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
I can help you navigate the process of exploring your identity and your place in a difficult world. You may be struggling with the many transitions that occur during your particular phase of life, especially if you are making sense of bad experiences or broken relationships from childhood. You might feel anxious, depressed, or angry, isolate yourself from others, or argue with family. Sometimes you might experience voices, visions, or beliefs that others think are strange. You are not alone in these experiences.
(805) 261-4318
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Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
I can help you navigate the process of exploring your identity and your place in a difficult world. You may be struggling with the many transitions that occur during your particular phase of life, especially if you are making sense of bad experiences or broken relationships from childhood. You might feel anxious, depressed, or angry, isolate yourself from others, or argue with family. Sometimes you might experience voices, visions, or beliefs that others think are strange. You are not alone in these experiences.
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Rosa-Maria Lazarovits
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
It can be hard to deal with the bumps on the road of life. But if you are on this website, that means that you are aware of three things: One, that you need help. Two, you are also willing to put the time and effort to do something about it. Three, you are ready to start and receiving help. Perhaps you have bumped onto challenging and difficult life situations and you find that dealing with those challenges is overwhelming, just too much!
(805) 303-5494
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Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
It can be hard to deal with the bumps on the road of life. But if you are on this website, that means that you are aware of three things: One, that you need help. Two, you are also willing to put the time and effort to do something about it. Three, you are ready to start and receiving help. Perhaps you have bumped onto challenging and difficult life situations and you find that dealing with those challenges is overwhelming, just too much!
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Leona Esmaeily
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, AMFT Verified
Ventura, CA 93003
Offers online therapy
Do you feel anxious due to your work, family issues, low self-esteem, and relationship issues? I can especially help those with anxiety/panic attacks. I make it a priority to help clients with buried feelings who have trouble speaking on their emotions. Communicating emotionally is extremely important to promote well-rounded and mature adults. I will help you enhance your self-awareness around unhelpful thought and behavior patterns and build skills necessary to handle life more effectively and develop actionable steps to reach your goals.
(213) 295-5863
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Ventura, CA 93003
Offers online therapy
Do you feel anxious due to your work, family issues, low self-esteem, and relationship issues? I can especially help those with anxiety/panic attacks. I make it a priority to help clients with buried feelings who have trouble speaking on their emotions. Communicating emotionally is extremely important to promote well-rounded and mature adults. I will help you enhance your self-awareness around unhelpful thought and behavior patterns and build skills necessary to handle life more effectively and develop actionable steps to reach your goals.
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Heidi Allison Dbt Therapist; New Directions Dbt
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, DBT Verified
Ventura, CA 93003
Offers online therapy
VIDEO THERAPY. DBT & CBT Specialist helping individuals with depression, anxiety, PTSD/trauma, difficulty managing emotions, relationship issues, BPD & personality disorders and other issues. (GOLD COAST/BEACON/MEDICAL & MEDICARE provider & private pay). We will work together to help you uncover what is bothering you & improve your coping skills. My approach is strength-based; I believe that everyone is capable of improving their lives, reducing suffering & symptoms. We all have answers within us; sometimes we just need someone to guide us in finding our truth/learning coping skills to improve one's emotional/mental well-being.
(562) 374-7916
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Ventura, CA 93003
Offers online therapy
VIDEO THERAPY. DBT & CBT Specialist helping individuals with depression, anxiety, PTSD/trauma, difficulty managing emotions, relationship issues, BPD & personality disorders and other issues. (GOLD COAST/BEACON/MEDICAL & MEDICARE provider & private pay). We will work together to help you uncover what is bothering you & improve your coping skills. My approach is strength-based; I believe that everyone is capable of improving their lives, reducing suffering & symptoms. We all have answers within us; sometimes we just need someone to guide us in finding our truth/learning coping skills to improve one's emotional/mental well-being.
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Laura Shore
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Ventura, CA 93003
The decision to pursue counseling is an extremely important and personal one. And, finding the right therapist is a crucial part of the process. I have been practicing in the field for 25 years and have worked in a variety of settings with adults and adolescents. In addition to having extensive experience in helping those who have suffered grief and loss, I am particularly skilled at working with highly sensitive individuals who are struggling with anxiety, depression, life transitions, interpersonal relationships, developmental issues, and identifying, understanding, and changing repetitive patterns that do not serve them.
(805) 354-5711
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Ventura, CA 93003
The decision to pursue counseling is an extremely important and personal one. And, finding the right therapist is a crucial part of the process. I have been practicing in the field for 25 years and have worked in a variety of settings with adults and adolescents. In addition to having extensive experience in helping those who have suffered grief and loss, I am particularly skilled at working with highly sensitive individuals who are struggling with anxiety, depression, life transitions, interpersonal relationships, developmental issues, and identifying, understanding, and changing repetitive patterns that do not serve them.
Nicole Danielle Kanke
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Ventura, CA 93003
Offers online therapy
I vividly remember the first time I used this website to seek out a therapist. I was filled with despair, intense fear, shame and insecurity but had no consciousness into these emotions. I was so disconnected from my body and my spirit. My thoughts were racing and I was stuck in patterns of self-sabotage and harmful coping mechanisms. It took everything out of me to make eye contact with another person as I began to speak about this. I will never forget the compassion I experienced from my first therapist as she held sacred space for me to begin this process. I strive to embody the same deep compassion for each therapy client I see.
(805) 870-8817
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Ventura, CA 93003
Offers online therapy
I vividly remember the first time I used this website to seek out a therapist. I was filled with despair, intense fear, shame and insecurity but had no consciousness into these emotions. I was so disconnected from my body and my spirit. My thoughts were racing and I was stuck in patterns of self-sabotage and harmful coping mechanisms. It took everything out of me to make eye contact with another person as I began to speak about this. I will never forget the compassion I experienced from my first therapist as she held sacred space for me to begin this process. I strive to embody the same deep compassion for each therapy client I see.
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Heidi Kwan
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Ventura, CA 93003
Offers online therapy
We live our lives in search of happiness, fulfillment, enrichment, and balance through our relationships, families, jobs and career. These areas can become demanding, stressful and even overwhelming. We face challenging situations of life transitions, grief and loss, family dynamics, trauma and abuse. As a result, we experience symptoms of depression, anxiety, anger, and other moods. This is a good time to consider seeking professional help. The journey of psychotherapy can be challenging, yet it is often healing and rewarding.
(805) 209-2083
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Ventura, CA 93003
Offers online therapy
We live our lives in search of happiness, fulfillment, enrichment, and balance through our relationships, families, jobs and career. These areas can become demanding, stressful and even overwhelming. We face challenging situations of life transitions, grief and loss, family dynamics, trauma and abuse. As a result, we experience symptoms of depression, anxiety, anger, and other moods. This is a good time to consider seeking professional help. The journey of psychotherapy can be challenging, yet it is often healing and rewarding.
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Marcus Gregory Lopez
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
I have over 20 years of experience working with adults with severe and persistent mental illness as well as their families. I also work with individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, substance abuse, and individuals with mental health related legal problems. I have had success helping people become emotionally stable and improve their daily functioning to better pursue their goals and to adhere to court-mandated treatment. This includes social relationships, employment and educational goals.
(805) 556-4863
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Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
I have over 20 years of experience working with adults with severe and persistent mental illness as well as their families. I also work with individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, substance abuse, and individuals with mental health related legal problems. I have had success helping people become emotionally stable and improve their daily functioning to better pursue their goals and to adhere to court-mandated treatment. This includes social relationships, employment and educational goals.
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Laura Picard
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, AMFT Verified
Ventura, CA 93003
Offers online therapy
Therapy doesn’t have to be a dreaded experience. With a kind heart and open mind, I strive to make therapy a comfortable place where you can explore the deepest insights about yourself with compassion and empathy. Therapy becomes an experience and journey about who YOU are and where YOU want to go. Is something standing in the way? Are you stuck in repetitive patterns or plagued by underlying issues? Whether you are suffering unbearable panic attacks, struggling with depression, or having difficulty with transitions, I'm here to help. Let's go beyond the surface and help YOU learn about YOU.
(213) 295-5467
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Ventura, CA 93003
Offers online therapy
Therapy doesn’t have to be a dreaded experience. With a kind heart and open mind, I strive to make therapy a comfortable place where you can explore the deepest insights about yourself with compassion and empathy. Therapy becomes an experience and journey about who YOU are and where YOU want to go. Is something standing in the way? Are you stuck in repetitive patterns or plagued by underlying issues? Whether you are suffering unbearable panic attacks, struggling with depression, or having difficulty with transitions, I'm here to help. Let's go beyond the surface and help YOU learn about YOU.
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Leticia T Vidales
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Ventura, CA 93003
Are you dissatisfied with your personal, work or family life and experience frustration, overwhelm, confusion or other debilitating emotions such as anxiety and depression? Do you also seek to learn more about yourself and your relationships? If so, I am here to offer you support with your life challenges and personal growth. I strive to help you gain clarity about your unique self and circumstances as well as to develop healthy realistic solutions. By connecting with your authenticity and learning new ways of being and relating, inner calm, fulfilling relationships, and personal growth can be attained.
(805) 246-9220
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Ventura, CA 93003
Are you dissatisfied with your personal, work or family life and experience frustration, overwhelm, confusion or other debilitating emotions such as anxiety and depression? Do you also seek to learn more about yourself and your relationships? If so, I am here to offer you support with your life challenges and personal growth. I strive to help you gain clarity about your unique self and circumstances as well as to develop healthy realistic solutions. By connecting with your authenticity and learning new ways of being and relating, inner calm, fulfilling relationships, and personal growth can be attained.
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Alexandra Brown
Associate Clinical Social Worker, AMFT, EMDR Verified
Ventura, CA 93003
Offers online therapy
I believe therapy can provide a safe space for creating a more fulfilled life. There are times where we may experience traumas, feel stuck and emotionally disconnected, and have difficulty coping. My approach to therapy includes a humanistic centered style, where we establish a collaborative and trusting relationship to allow for vulnerability and personal growth to occur. I am committed to providing compassionate and empathetic care to support you in your journey towards self-discovery, where we can explore and identify your strengths, build confidence, and self- esteem.
(213) 513-6126
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Ventura, CA 93003
Offers online therapy
I believe therapy can provide a safe space for creating a more fulfilled life. There are times where we may experience traumas, feel stuck and emotionally disconnected, and have difficulty coping. My approach to therapy includes a humanistic centered style, where we establish a collaborative and trusting relationship to allow for vulnerability and personal growth to occur. I am committed to providing compassionate and empathetic care to support you in your journey towards self-discovery, where we can explore and identify your strengths, build confidence, and self- esteem.
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Andrew Bassuk
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PsyD, LCSW Verified
Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
Powerful, Effective Therapy - If you are going through a really difficult situation let's get you feeling better quickly. I will help you understand some practical strategies you can use but equally important, I will help you develop powerful skills that will give you greater balance and calm even if you are in a seemingly impossible situation. And, you'll begin to feel results from our very first session. I know it takes courage to make that first call - take the leap and invest in your self and your greater happiness and well-being.
(805) 248-7344
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Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
Powerful, Effective Therapy - If you are going through a really difficult situation let's get you feeling better quickly. I will help you understand some practical strategies you can use but equally important, I will help you develop powerful skills that will give you greater balance and calm even if you are in a seemingly impossible situation. And, you'll begin to feel results from our very first session. I know it takes courage to make that first call - take the leap and invest in your self and your greater happiness and well-being.
Laura Crutchfield
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS Verified
Ventura, CA 93003
Offers online therapy
Mindfulness, empowerment, self awareness, intention, balance, harmony and unreasonable joy - what are these concepts and how do you apply them to yourself and others to have a life that you love? In a safe and supportive environment uncover conscious and unconscious patterns that help or hind you and your relationships. Together we explore the human condition, how there is a natural yearning to understrand what it is all about and come closer to living your life based on your helping and healing truths. All this can cultivate the best within yourself and those around you.
(805) 467-7121
Verified

Ventura, CA 93003
Offers online therapy
Mindfulness, empowerment, self awareness, intention, balance, harmony and unreasonable joy - what are these concepts and how do you apply them to yourself and others to have a life that you love? In a safe and supportive environment uncover conscious and unconscious patterns that help or hind you and your relationships. Together we explore the human condition, how there is a natural yearning to understrand what it is all about and come closer to living your life based on your helping and healing truths. All this can cultivate the best within yourself and those around you.
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Gregory Wood
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
If you are struggling with life's challanges and are seeking tools to better cope with or overcome those challanges I want to help you. The foundation of my work is the collaborative and proven effective tools of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Exploring and understanding our core beliefs and the relationship between thoughts and feelings gives us the tools to make effective change. Making a commitment to changing behaviors helps us sort out what we actually have control over and frees us from expecting others to change in order for us to be happy.
(805) 214-6530
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Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
If you are struggling with life's challanges and are seeking tools to better cope with or overcome those challanges I want to help you. The foundation of my work is the collaborative and proven effective tools of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Exploring and understanding our core beliefs and the relationship between thoughts and feelings gives us the tools to make effective change. Making a commitment to changing behaviors helps us sort out what we actually have control over and frees us from expecting others to change in order for us to be happy.
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Lorena Ferrari
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, EMDR Verified
Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
Have you ever wondered which experiences in your life have the most influence over the way that you feel? I specialize in helping you find these answers through relationships. Your relationship with yourself, partner and family. Together we can tailor a treatment to focus on your strengths and areas of needed support. I utilize a specialized modality called EMDR that can help us gain insight about yourself, your past experiences that have shaped who you are today, and work through the healing process together. My goal is to provide support and a safe place to let your guard down thus enriching your relationships.
(805) 429-6518
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Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
Have you ever wondered which experiences in your life have the most influence over the way that you feel? I specialize in helping you find these answers through relationships. Your relationship with yourself, partner and family. Together we can tailor a treatment to focus on your strengths and areas of needed support. I utilize a specialized modality called EMDR that can help us gain insight about yourself, your past experiences that have shaped who you are today, and work through the healing process together. My goal is to provide support and a safe place to let your guard down thus enriching your relationships.
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Brenda Mercado, MFT
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
Ventura, CA 93001
Stress is a part of all our lives and manifests in a variety of ways. I provide stress reduction and other counseling modalities for individuals, couples and families. For over 30 years, I have worked in a neurological clinic, medical emergency rooms, hospitals, and psychiatric settings. I have a great deal of confidence working in these settings and in physicians and nurse practitioners. With this experience, I have a lot to offer the people who see me. You are welcome to call for a free consultation.
(805) 410-1167
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Ventura, CA 93001
Stress is a part of all our lives and manifests in a variety of ways. I provide stress reduction and other counseling modalities for individuals, couples and families. For over 30 years, I have worked in a neurological clinic, medical emergency rooms, hospitals, and psychiatric settings. I have a great deal of confidence working in these settings and in physicians and nurse practitioners. With this experience, I have a lot to offer the people who see me. You are welcome to call for a free consultation.
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Mario Valvo
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
Out cultural institutions do not prepare us for the diversity of experience we face as adults. Conformity to outdated rules of thinking and acting do not work in situations that invite flexibility and adaptiveness. Rigid thinking patterns are maladaptive and lead to frustration, stress, and depression. We are led to believe we "should" be able to solve problems through mastery of our behavior and feelings, but it's just that demand to control things that leads to a identity. confusion. Therapy is not education: I don't work from a lesson plan that has all the right answers. We will work your story 'till it makes sense.
(760) 582-6276
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Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
Out cultural institutions do not prepare us for the diversity of experience we face as adults. Conformity to outdated rules of thinking and acting do not work in situations that invite flexibility and adaptiveness. Rigid thinking patterns are maladaptive and lead to frustration, stress, and depression. We are led to believe we "should" be able to solve problems through mastery of our behavior and feelings, but it's just that demand to control things that leads to a identity. confusion. Therapy is not education: I don't work from a lesson plan that has all the right answers. We will work your story 'till it makes sense.
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Nyssa Von Doeren
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
Finding a therapist that you connect with and trust is one of the most important aspects of therapy. Learning how to identify, process and manage feelings through stressors or transitions can be tremendously difficult. I would like to help you through this process, offer perspective and give you skills to work through it. I work with people that experience depression, anxiety, addiction, co-dependency, poor self esteem, relationship difficulties, and identity.
(805) 651-3102
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Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
Finding a therapist that you connect with and trust is one of the most important aspects of therapy. Learning how to identify, process and manage feelings through stressors or transitions can be tremendously difficult. I would like to help you through this process, offer perspective and give you skills to work through it. I work with people that experience depression, anxiety, addiction, co-dependency, poor self esteem, relationship difficulties, and identity.
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Hong Jeong
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, EMDR Verified
Ventura, CA 93003
Offers online therapy
We all go through emotional storms where we feel emotionally and physically stuck; we worry too much and lose control of ourselves. Do you find yourself thrown off balance by your childhood trauma? Childhood traumatic experiences such as abandonment, abuse, and neglect lead to social anxiety. My approach is solution-focused and tailored to your needs and goals. I am committed to providing a profound sense of safety and offering compassionate and actionable guidance to all my clients.
(213) 769-8307
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Ventura, CA 93003
Offers online therapy
We all go through emotional storms where we feel emotionally and physically stuck; we worry too much and lose control of ourselves. Do you find yourself thrown off balance by your childhood trauma? Childhood traumatic experiences such as abandonment, abuse, and neglect lead to social anxiety. My approach is solution-focused and tailored to your needs and goals. I am committed to providing a profound sense of safety and offering compassionate and actionable guidance to all my clients.

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