Andrea Haffner
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
At times life can become overwhelming due to life transitions, relationship challenges, depression, or anxiety. I believe that life's struggles become more bearable when they can be held and explored in a safe therapeutic environment. My approach is warm and comprehensive, based in respect and genuine caring. In our work together, I will engage in an exploratory journey with you to gain insight into both your conscious and unconscious feelings and patterns. My hope is that through the therapeutic process you will find greater relief from suffering, allowing for healing and growth in your inner life and outer relationships.
(805) 507-7086
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Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
At times life can become overwhelming due to life transitions, relationship challenges, depression, or anxiety. I believe that life's struggles become more bearable when they can be held and explored in a safe therapeutic environment. My approach is warm and comprehensive, based in respect and genuine caring. In our work together, I will engage in an exploratory journey with you to gain insight into both your conscious and unconscious feelings and patterns. My hope is that through the therapeutic process you will find greater relief from suffering, allowing for healing and growth in your inner life and outer relationships.
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Savannah Eden
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Ventura, CA 93001
I strive to cultivate a safe therapeutic relationship.
Are you or someone you know a victim of trauma? Have you experienced a loss or are struggling with a difficult life transition? Do you feel disconnected and misunderstood? I specialize in addressing the conflicting emotions and self-doubt that accompany grief/loss, life transitions, and complex trauma. Whatever your story may be, I strive to support families and individuals as they address unresolved trauma, make sense of their past, and move forward to create a healthy, fulfilling life.
(805) 628-4889
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Ventura, CA 93001
I strive to cultivate a safe therapeutic relationship.
Are you or someone you know a victim of trauma? Have you experienced a loss or are struggling with a difficult life transition? Do you feel disconnected and misunderstood? I specialize in addressing the conflicting emotions and self-doubt that accompany grief/loss, life transitions, and complex trauma. Whatever your story may be, I strive to support families and individuals as they address unresolved trauma, make sense of their past, and move forward to create a healthy, fulfilling life.
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Melinda Gudino
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Ventura, CA 93003
Offers online therapy
So, if you're dealing with work and career stress, relationship issues or difficult life transitions, and want to learn more or to make an appointment, please call or email me for a free consultation.
Hi! I am Melinda Gudino, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist practicing in Ventura, California. I have been working with individuals, adolescents, and families since 2005. My goal is to help people dealing with a range of issues and concerns, including adult and adolescent depression and anxiety, LGBTQ issues, chronic medical illness and terminal illnesses, end of life issues, trauma, and grief.
(805) 301-5354
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Ventura, CA 93003
Offers online therapy
So, if you're dealing with work and career stress, relationship issues or difficult life transitions, and want to learn more or to make an appointment, please call or email me for a free consultation.
Hi! I am Melinda Gudino, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist practicing in Ventura, California. I have been working with individuals, adolescents, and families since 2005. My goal is to help people dealing with a range of issues and concerns, including adult and adolescent depression and anxiety, LGBTQ issues, chronic medical illness and terminal illnesses, end of life issues, trauma, and grief.
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Susan Canchola
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Ventura, CA 93003
Offers online therapy
While therapy can be challenging to face, I try to make the process as easy as possible, hopefully even enjoyable. I enjoy working with adult individuals and couples who are curious about themselves, introspective/reflective and interested in personal growth and identity development. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) with 16 years of experience working with individuals/couples/families. My training has been heavily focused on helping people work through relationship issues and overcome feelings of anxiety, depression and grief/loss. I have also worked extensively w/individuals working through addiction recovery.
(805) 521-4324
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Ventura, CA 93003
Offers online therapy
While therapy can be challenging to face, I try to make the process as easy as possible, hopefully even enjoyable. I enjoy working with adult individuals and couples who are curious about themselves, introspective/reflective and interested in personal growth and identity development. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) with 16 years of experience working with individuals/couples/families. My training has been heavily focused on helping people work through relationship issues and overcome feelings of anxiety, depression and grief/loss. I have also worked extensively w/individuals working through addiction recovery.
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Patsy Wright
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Ventura, CA 93001
The relationship between our body and mind is powerful, it can both make us and break us.
The path to living the life you want begins where courage and fear meet. When we are low in courage and high in fear we feel unsettled, busied, strained and eventually-void of hope. The thought that life will get better or that we will feel better becomes hijacked by the void. Our day to day begins to feel meaningless. This absence of meaning can be experienced as emptiness, sadness, loneliness, despair and misery. It can also be experienced as restlessness, irritability, avoidance, stomachaches, headaches and illness. These experiences drive our thoughts, beliefs, decisions and behaviors and can lead to mental and physical decline.
(805) 628-4483
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Ventura, CA 93001
The relationship between our body and mind is powerful, it can both make us and break us.
The path to living the life you want begins where courage and fear meet. When we are low in courage and high in fear we feel unsettled, busied, strained and eventually-void of hope. The thought that life will get better or that we will feel better becomes hijacked by the void. Our day to day begins to feel meaningless. This absence of meaning can be experienced as emptiness, sadness, loneliness, despair and misery. It can also be experienced as restlessness, irritability, avoidance, stomachaches, headaches and illness. These experiences drive our thoughts, beliefs, decisions and behaviors and can lead to mental and physical decline.
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Healthy Relationships Services
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Ventura, CA 93003
Offers online therapy
I believe many painful disorders such as depression and anxiety are rooted in unresolved relationship stress and disconnect. While this pain may have originated in a client's early childhood it is most definitely resurfacing in the client's present relationships. With my expertise, clients will recognize distorted perceptions and unhealthy relationship patterns that are keeping them stuck. They will begin to own their part in the relationship dynamic which can be highly empowering. Also, learning more effective relationship skills with the important people in their lives will enable clients to begin to experience relief from their painful clinical conditions.
(424) 294-8858
Verified

Ventura, CA 93003
Offers online therapy
I believe many painful disorders such as depression and anxiety are rooted in unresolved relationship stress and disconnect. While this pain may have originated in a client's early childhood it is most definitely resurfacing in the client's present relationships. With my expertise, clients will recognize distorted perceptions and unhealthy relationship patterns that are keeping them stuck. They will begin to own their part in the relationship dynamic which can be highly empowering. Also, learning more effective relationship skills with the important people in their lives will enable clients to begin to experience relief from their painful clinical conditions.
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Kristi Walsh
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT Verified
Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
The wounds and scars of our childhood often cause us to repeat dysfunctional patterns in our attempt to heal. We don't repeat painful relationships out of masochism or familiarity; we repeat because we want a different outcome, one we believe will shift how we feel about ourselves and our past. As a psychoanalyst, I explore (not dwell on) early care-giving relationships, traumas, and other life events that shaped who you have become. As your emotional story is realized we use our therapy relationship, your current life, and ongoing awareness of your inner world to work through the stuck places and create a different future.
(805) 628-4325
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Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
The wounds and scars of our childhood often cause us to repeat dysfunctional patterns in our attempt to heal. We don't repeat painful relationships out of masochism or familiarity; we repeat because we want a different outcome, one we believe will shift how we feel about ourselves and our past. As a psychoanalyst, I explore (not dwell on) early care-giving relationships, traumas, and other life events that shaped who you have become. As your emotional story is realized we use our therapy relationship, your current life, and ongoing awareness of your inner world to work through the stuck places and create a different future.
Joshua Perkins
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, LPCC Verified
Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
At certain times, life overwhelms all of us. Problems pile up and we feel frustrated and defeated. We may have held things inside for months, years or even decades. We come to a place of anxiety, depression, drugs and alcohol dependence, relationship conflict, or isolation. The ease and vitality of life that we once experienced seems too far removed. At the worst, we lose all perspective and feel hopeless. We don't want to feel this way anymore. It can be so hard to take that first step and reach out for help.
(805) 262-9327
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Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
At certain times, life overwhelms all of us. Problems pile up and we feel frustrated and defeated. We may have held things inside for months, years or even decades. We come to a place of anxiety, depression, drugs and alcohol dependence, relationship conflict, or isolation. The ease and vitality of life that we once experienced seems too far removed. At the worst, we lose all perspective and feel hopeless. We don't want to feel this way anymore. It can be so hard to take that first step and reach out for help.
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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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Linda White
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Ventura, CA 93007
Offers online therapy
I am a licensed marriage and family therapist with experience in treating individuals ,couples, families and children. I specialize in the treatment of depression, anxiety and relationship issues. .My clients often benefit from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy which can provide effective symptom relief. I enjoy working with couples ,teaching communication skills and ways to manage conflict that can strengthen and enrich troubled relationships. I can assist you in learning effective parenting techniques and strategies to improve your child's behavior. I view each person as an individual and tailor my treatment plan to meet the specific needs of my client.
(833) 978-1408
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Ventura, CA 93007
Offers online therapy
I am a licensed marriage and family therapist with experience in treating individuals ,couples, families and children. I specialize in the treatment of depression, anxiety and relationship issues. .My clients often benefit from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy which can provide effective symptom relief. I enjoy working with couples ,teaching communication skills and ways to manage conflict that can strengthen and enrich troubled relationships. I can assist you in learning effective parenting techniques and strategies to improve your child's behavior. I view each person as an individual and tailor my treatment plan to meet the specific needs of my client.
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Katelyn P. Scanlon
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Ventura, CA 93003
When life is overwhelming or you feel stuck, I can help you move toward self-management, joy and purpose. In a comfortable, positive and safe environment, I help couples learn to communicate gently and openly so that they can enjoy a deeply connected relationship. I help parents and teens to adjust, team-up and learn to talk to one another through life's biggest hurdles. Let's create a plan and execute it, moving from self-doubt to confidence, from anger to understanding and freedom, and from anxiety to peace of mind.
(408) 645-6944
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Ventura, CA 93003
When life is overwhelming or you feel stuck, I can help you move toward self-management, joy and purpose. In a comfortable, positive and safe environment, I help couples learn to communicate gently and openly so that they can enjoy a deeply connected relationship. I help parents and teens to adjust, team-up and learn to talk to one another through life's biggest hurdles. Let's create a plan and execute it, moving from self-doubt to confidence, from anger to understanding and freedom, and from anxiety to peace of mind.
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Nancy Paul
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFA Verified
Ventura, CA 93003
I have experience in working with a variety of issues, including relationship issues, weight and eating issues, trauma (incest, abuse, rape, crime, accidents, ptsd, tbi), marriage, divorce, family conflict, career/work problems, spiritual issues, identity development, anxiety and depression.
My approach is accepting, caring, confidential and non-judgmental, as well as practical and grounded. I help people to get clarity about their problems, and to connect with their own inner wisdom, creativity, self awareness, and healing. This allows for a natural emergence of positive choices, good solutions, and actions that are in alignment with their true selves and deepest desires. I work with individuals, couples, teens and families on improving communication, resolving conflicts, and developing more trust and acceptance, which helps to improve closeness and positive feelings in relationships.
(805) 253-3976
Verified

Ventura, CA 93003
I have experience in working with a variety of issues, including relationship issues, weight and eating issues, trauma (incest, abuse, rape, crime, accidents, ptsd, tbi), marriage, divorce, family conflict, career/work problems, spiritual issues, identity development, anxiety and depression.
My approach is accepting, caring, confidential and non-judgmental, as well as practical and grounded. I help people to get clarity about their problems, and to connect with their own inner wisdom, creativity, self awareness, and healing. This allows for a natural emergence of positive choices, good solutions, and actions that are in alignment with their true selves and deepest desires. I work with individuals, couples, teens and families on improving communication, resolving conflicts, and developing more trust and acceptance, which helps to improve closeness and positive feelings in relationships.
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Stephanie Flournoy
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
I am transparent and open to feedback as I believe that authenticity is essential to a productive therapeutic relationship.
I strongly believe that relationships have the power to heal and transform, and this guides my approach as a therapist. I honor the uniqueness of each individual and draw on my professional training to create an experience tailored to your specific needs in therapy. Working collaboratively, we will engage in meaningful exploration of the issues impacting your well-being in order to achieve the change you want. I see my role as empowering you with new insight and skills and stronger connections to yourself and others so that you can live well and be resilient in responding to the challenges of life.
(805) 856-6763
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Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
I am transparent and open to feedback as I believe that authenticity is essential to a productive therapeutic relationship.
I strongly believe that relationships have the power to heal and transform, and this guides my approach as a therapist. I honor the uniqueness of each individual and draw on my professional training to create an experience tailored to your specific needs in therapy. Working collaboratively, we will engage in meaningful exploration of the issues impacting your well-being in order to achieve the change you want. I see my role as empowering you with new insight and skills and stronger connections to yourself and others so that you can live well and be resilient in responding to the challenges of life.
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Jeri W Johnson
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
My clients come to therapy when they feel overwhelmed with difficulties they encounter in their lives. At times, some of them experience difficulties with: * A breakdown in communication. * Mistrust in a marriage or in a significant relationship. * The ongoing challenges of raising children or blending families. * Finding a balance in their personal lives. * Feeling out of touch, angry, anxious, confused or depressed.
(805) 500-4186
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Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
My clients come to therapy when they feel overwhelmed with difficulties they encounter in their lives. At times, some of them experience difficulties with: * A breakdown in communication. * Mistrust in a marriage or in a significant relationship. * The ongoing challenges of raising children or blending families. * Finding a balance in their personal lives. * Feeling out of touch, angry, anxious, confused or depressed.
Glori R Zeltzer
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
MFT's and LCSW's, spend the day with your partner and earn CEU's! Learn relationship skills for your own relationship; teach them to your clients! Visit our web site for more information.
Do you wonder if you and your partner are growing apart? Do you keep having the same argument, without anything changing? Do you feel like giving up? Sometimes the feelings that bring couples together get lost in the struggles of everyday life. Learn how to resolve conflicts and share feelings without arguing. Use conflict to create deeper intimacy instead of distance. Relationship counseling helps couples learn to grow together instead of drifting apart. I work with couples and individuals to help them grow together and stay together. I would like to help you and your partner have a loving relationship.
(805) 214-8566
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Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
MFT's and LCSW's, spend the day with your partner and earn CEU's! Learn relationship skills for your own relationship; teach them to your clients! Visit our web site for more information.
Do you wonder if you and your partner are growing apart? Do you keep having the same argument, without anything changing? Do you feel like giving up? Sometimes the feelings that bring couples together get lost in the struggles of everyday life. Learn how to resolve conflicts and share feelings without arguing. Use conflict to create deeper intimacy instead of distance. Relationship counseling helps couples learn to grow together instead of drifting apart. I work with couples and individuals to help them grow together and stay together. I would like to help you and your partner have a loving relationship.
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Dianne Nicholas
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Ventura, CA 93004
Offers online therapy
Life's challenges today are increasing levels of trauma, anxiety, depression, dramatic mood shifts and lowering self-esteem. I can offer a safe, sensitive, compassionate, relationship based solution. Together we will explore the impact of painful thoughts and emotions enabling us to develop a basis for clear insight and set the stage for hopeful growth and transformation.
(805) 874-5084
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Ventura, CA 93004
Offers online therapy
Life's challenges today are increasing levels of trauma, anxiety, depression, dramatic mood shifts and lowering self-esteem. I can offer a safe, sensitive, compassionate, relationship based solution. Together we will explore the impact of painful thoughts and emotions enabling us to develop a basis for clear insight and set the stage for hopeful growth and transformation.
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Marianne Renee Bahler
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Ventura, CA 93003
I have had the honor of working with families, couples, adolescents, children, and individual adults over the past nine years. I offer support for couples and families seeking to reduce conflict and to increase relational intimacy through improved trust and communication, as well as helping parents build positive parenting/co-parenting skills. My work also includes assisting individuals who are struggling with anxiety, depression, problematic behaviors, and negative relationship patterns. I also offer therapy from a Christian framework, if so requested. I believe that empathy and respect for others is profoundly important and feel honored to walk alongside people as they seek emotional healing.
(805) 619-5209
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Ventura, CA 93003
I have had the honor of working with families, couples, adolescents, children, and individual adults over the past nine years. I offer support for couples and families seeking to reduce conflict and to increase relational intimacy through improved trust and communication, as well as helping parents build positive parenting/co-parenting skills. My work also includes assisting individuals who are struggling with anxiety, depression, problematic behaviors, and negative relationship patterns. I also offer therapy from a Christian framework, if so requested. I believe that empathy and respect for others is profoundly important and feel honored to walk alongside people as they seek emotional healing.
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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.
Colette M. Smiley
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
I have been practicing in Ventura for over 25 years. I specialize in helping people work through difficult areas in their lives, which are often relationships; all sorts of relationships. While marriage can be the most challenging relationship anyone will ever experience, it can also be the most rewarding. I help people learn to communicate more effectively and overcome any barriers or traumas that may be interfering with their relationships. I will help you identify how to find more satisfaction in your life and your relationships and how to experience peace and happiness within yourself.
(805) 765-2507
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Ventura, CA 93001
Offers online therapy
I have been practicing in Ventura for over 25 years. I specialize in helping people work through difficult areas in their lives, which are often relationships; all sorts of relationships. While marriage can be the most challenging relationship anyone will ever experience, it can also be the most rewarding. I help people learn to communicate more effectively and overcome any barriers or traumas that may be interfering with their relationships. I will help you identify how to find more satisfaction in your life and your relationships and how to experience peace and happiness within yourself.
Alice P. Arnold
MA, PhD Verified
Ventura, CA 93003
Offers online therapy
I focus on relationship issues, anxiety, depression, work and career issues, spiritual issues, and the development of well-being and happiness.
I offer psychotherapy, with a focus on managing difficulties and learning from life's struggles. Together we reach an understanding of what you're experiencing, and create solutions geared toward easing your discomfort. When we are receptive to the voice of the unconscious, through exploration of dreams and struggles, we can find inner wisdom to meet life's challenges.
(805) 600-3945
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Ventura, CA 93003
Offers online therapy
I focus on relationship issues, anxiety, depression, work and career issues, spiritual issues, and the development of well-being and happiness.
I offer psychotherapy, with a focus on managing difficulties and learning from life's struggles. Together we reach an understanding of what you're experiencing, and create solutions geared toward easing your discomfort. When we are receptive to the voice of the unconscious, through exploration of dreams and struggles, we can find inner wisdom to meet life's challenges.

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Relationship Issues Therapists
While need for human connection appears to be innate, the ability to form healthy, loving relationships is learned. Some evidence suggests that the ability to form a stable relationship starts to form in infancy, in a child's earliest experiences with a caregiver who reliably meets the infant's needs for food, care, warmth, protection, stimulation, and social contact. Such relationships are not destiny, but they are theorized to establish deeply ingrained patterns of relating to others. The end of a relationship, however, is often a source of great psychological anguish.

If you're looking for a Ventura relationship therapist, these professionals provide relationship therapy and counseling in Ventura.