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"I am a psychological trauma specialist who has spent over 25 years working with children, adolescents, and adults who have experienced child abuse, family violence, rape and assault, traumatic loss of loved ones, and the psychological effects of serious or severe medical problems or injuries. I offer individual, couples, and family therapy for these and other problems, including relationship issues and the problems associated with working in the entertainment industry. I work with clients who have experienced a single trauma as well as those who have experienced complex trauma. At this time, I am limiting my practice to traumatized adults."
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"I am a psychological trauma specialist who has spent over 25 years working with children, adolescents, and adults who have experienced child abuse, family violence, rape and assault, traumatic loss of loved ones, and the psychological effects of serious or severe medical problems or injuries. I offer individual, couples, and family therapy for these and other problems, including relationship issues and the problems associated with working in the entertainment industry. I work with clients who have experienced a single trauma as well as those who have experienced complex trauma. At this time, I am limiting my practice to traumatized adults."
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"Is something holding you back from living at your full potential? Are you overwhelmed with intense feelings of sadness, anger, fear or frustration? If you are feeling stuck in patterns that are limiting you, or are navigating through a difficult life challenge, therapy can help you realize your true potential and reach your life goals. With assistance and support there can be healing and an increased level of awareness to self and the environment. You can feel better about yourself, and thrive in your relationships."
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"Is something holding you back from living at your full potential? Are you overwhelmed with intense feelings of sadness, anger, fear or frustration? If you are feeling stuck in patterns that are limiting you, or are navigating through a difficult life challenge, therapy can help you realize your true potential and reach your life goals. With assistance and support there can be healing and an increased level of awareness to self and the environment. You can feel better about yourself, and thrive in your relationships."
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"I have many years of experience working with children and families. I also have a passion for treating women suffering from Postpartum Depression. I have created a drop-in style weekly Postpartum Depression Support Group for Moms who need some immediate support and a reminder that they are not alone in their struggle with PPD. Group meets weekly in West LA."
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"I have many years of experience working with children and families. I also have a passion for treating women suffering from Postpartum Depression. I have created a drop-in style weekly Postpartum Depression Support Group for Moms who need some immediate support and a reminder that they are not alone in their struggle with PPD. Group meets weekly in West LA."
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"Welcome! I help people who are motivated to better their lives by improving their capacity to deal with challenges, stressors, and symptoms in order to move in the direction of their dreams and aspirations. In addition to addressing general clinical out-patient issues related to Anxiety, Depression, Life Transitions, Relationships, Self-Esteem, and Dual Diagnosis, I have a specialty practice in Health Psychology. I use an integrated treatment approach to facilitate mental and physical health in my work with individuals, couples, families, and groups. We venture forth by cultivating compassion, incorporating creativity, stimulating curiosity, and crafting courage."
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"Welcome! I help people who are motivated to better their lives by improving their capacity to deal with challenges, stressors, and symptoms in order to move in the direction of their dreams and aspirations. In addition to addressing general clinical out-patient issues related to Anxiety, Depression, Life Transitions, Relationships, Self-Esteem, and Dual Diagnosis, I have a specialty practice in Health Psychology. I use an integrated treatment approach to facilitate mental and physical health in my work with individuals, couples, families, and groups. We venture forth by cultivating compassion, incorporating creativity, stimulating curiosity, and crafting courage."
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"People entering therapy want some kind of change, whether in the quality of their relationships or in their personal or professional satisfaction levels. My style is warm and nurturing but highly interactive and practical. I help my clients gain the self-awareness to understand their goals, identify the roadblocks hindering their progress, and make the changes necessary for a healthier, richer life and deeper, more intimate relationships."
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"People entering therapy want some kind of change, whether in the quality of their relationships or in their personal or professional satisfaction levels. My style is warm and nurturing but highly interactive and practical. I help my clients gain the self-awareness to understand their goals, identify the roadblocks hindering their progress, and make the changes necessary for a healthier, richer life and deeper, more intimate relationships."
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"The foundation of every relationship begins with communication and understanding, whether as an individual or as a couple. We will work together to enhance communication and interpersonal skills and achieve the fulfilling relationships you want and deserve. Also, if you're having symptoms of depression and/or anxiety and feel alone, overwhelmed and have difficulty getting through your day, we will first explore understanding where these feelings come from. My goal is to build on your strengths and incorporate positive coping skills and tools to help alleviate these feelings and be able to live your life to the fullest."
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"The foundation of every relationship begins with communication and understanding, whether as an individual or as a couple. We will work together to enhance communication and interpersonal skills and achieve the fulfilling relationships you want and deserve. Also, if you're having symptoms of depression and/or anxiety and feel alone, overwhelmed and have difficulty getting through your day, we will first explore understanding where these feelings come from. My goal is to build on your strengths and incorporate positive coping skills and tools to help alleviate these feelings and be able to live your life to the fullest."
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"Self destructive lifestyle patterns? Can't find a meaningful relationship? My emphasis is understanding the underlying causes of your emotional pain, not just the symptoms Through cognitive and insight oriented therapy, we will focus on problems related to your unique life circumstances. For over 20 years, I have worked with individuals who face many challenges including relationship conflicts, anxiety, depression, loss, and work related difficulties. I work with individuals who lack a general life orientation and have trouble determining their own needs. Once you understand the basis of your current life situation, you can turn years of pain into positive change."
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(424) 254-0170
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"Self destructive lifestyle patterns? Can't find a meaningful relationship? My emphasis is understanding the underlying causes of your emotional pain, not just the symptoms Through cognitive and insight oriented therapy, we will focus on problems related to your unique life circumstances. For over 20 years, I have worked with individuals who face many challenges including relationship conflicts, anxiety, depression, loss, and work related difficulties. I work with individuals who lack a general life orientation and have trouble determining their own needs. Once you understand the basis of your current life situation, you can turn years of pain into positive change."
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"As a therapist, I enjoy working with adolescents and adults coping with trauma, anxiety, depression, chronic mental illness, substance abuse, and issues related to faith and spirituality. My clinical and research interests include post-traumatic adjustment, meaning making, community reintegration, religious coping, neuropsychology, and attachment theory. I also have advanced training working with veterans and law enforcement and specialize in geriatric mental health, neuropsychological assessment, pscychodiagnostic testing, pre-employment evaluations, and forensic evaluations (specialization in civil and criminal competencies). "
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(424) 396-1040
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Santa Monica, California 90403
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"As a therapist, I enjoy working with adolescents and adults coping with trauma, anxiety, depression, chronic mental illness, substance abuse, and issues related to faith and spirituality. My clinical and research interests include post-traumatic adjustment, meaning making, community reintegration, religious coping, neuropsychology, and attachment theory. I also have advanced training working with veterans and law enforcement and specialize in geriatric mental health, neuropsychological assessment, pscychodiagnostic testing, pre-employment evaluations, and forensic evaluations (specialization in civil and criminal competencies). "
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"Maybe you are feeling overwhelmed, hopeless, discouraged, and not knowing where to turn. Maybe you feel stuck in life, having difficulties in moving to the next level in your career or personal life. Maybe you sense you need to do some kind of change but don't know where to start..."
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"Maybe you are feeling overwhelmed, hopeless, discouraged, and not knowing where to turn. Maybe you feel stuck in life, having difficulties in moving to the next level in your career or personal life. Maybe you sense you need to do some kind of change but don't know where to start..."
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"Your emotions are at the center of who you are as a person. If you feel your feelings as distinctive, you feel your individuality. If you feel without too much evasion, you feel genuine and alive as a person, and so on.. Equally central to your emotional life, and to your personhood, is human relationship. Your relationships with others have and continue to shape your experience of emotion, and your sense of self. When others see, value, and enjoy your feelings, you are seen, valued and enjoyed in the world. So, let's talk about feelings and relationships."
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(310) 484-5651
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"Your emotions are at the center of who you are as a person. If you feel your feelings as distinctive, you feel your individuality. If you feel without too much evasion, you feel genuine and alive as a person, and so on.. Equally central to your emotional life, and to your personhood, is human relationship. Your relationships with others have and continue to shape your experience of emotion, and your sense of self. When others see, value, and enjoy your feelings, you are seen, valued and enjoyed in the world. So, let's talk about feelings and relationships."
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"I work collaboratively, my style is active and engaged with the intention of creating a safe environment to empower understanding, growth, and healing. I guide my clients by helping them modify their lives according to their needs and lifestyle."
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(818) 835-4149
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"I work collaboratively, my style is active and engaged with the intention of creating a safe environment to empower understanding, growth, and healing. I guide my clients by helping them modify their lives according to their needs and lifestyle."
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"I believe in an active process between client and therapist where you can attain new perspectives on your life's challenges and transitions. Sometimes we are aware of difficulties we face, but need a safe environment to create the changes necessary. Our work will include unveiling the valuable gifts that your unconscious holds for you and looking at how your beliefs may be restricting you. I utilize different therapeutic approaches and tools to help you see and experience situations through different lenses. This enables you to make new and healthier decisions and live a more vital and fulfilling life."
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(310) 402-0620
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"I believe in an active process between client and therapist where you can attain new perspectives on your life's challenges and transitions. Sometimes we are aware of difficulties we face, but need a safe environment to create the changes necessary. Our work will include unveiling the valuable gifts that your unconscious holds for you and looking at how your beliefs may be restricting you. I utilize different therapeutic approaches and tools to help you see and experience situations through different lenses. This enables you to make new and healthier decisions and live a more vital and fulfilling life."
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"The belief that you are inadequate is a cultural myth. I believe in looking for what is right with you. I am not the therapist who is going to merely sit back, listen and then tell you what is wrong with you. Together we will find the gold of you, and walk the journey towards your most alive, most authentic self. We will have active conversations. I will participate. We will probably laugh here and there, because I’m a big believer in the healing power of humor. I will not tell you what to do or how to live, but I will help guide you toward your own inner-knowing. "
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(323) 906-7898
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"The belief that you are inadequate is a cultural myth. I believe in looking for what is right with you. I am not the therapist who is going to merely sit back, listen and then tell you what is wrong with you. Together we will find the gold of you, and walk the journey towards your most alive, most authentic self. We will have active conversations. I will participate. We will probably laugh here and there, because I’m a big believer in the healing power of humor. I will not tell you what to do or how to live, but I will help guide you toward your own inner-knowing. "
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Santa Monica, California 90401
"In therapy, we look to grow, and we seek help with real-life problems. I enjoy working with both this “growth” therapy as well as with those seeking relief. I enjoy working with clients who struggle with unhappiness, anxiety, addiction, or loneliness. I work with new parents who struggle with the challenge of having a child and/or being working parents. I have strong commitment to serving women who are finding their voice, to the LBGT community and minorities. I am also well versed with clients who are struggling with grief and loss. I enjoy creating a safe place to talk for women, those who feel excluded, and to heal from trauma."
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(310) 707-1245
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Santa Monica, California 90401
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"In therapy, we look to grow, and we seek help with real-life problems. I enjoy working with both this “growth” therapy as well as with those seeking relief. I enjoy working with clients who struggle with unhappiness, anxiety, addiction, or loneliness. I work with new parents who struggle with the challenge of having a child and/or being working parents. I have strong commitment to serving women who are finding their voice, to the LBGT community and minorities. I am also well versed with clients who are struggling with grief and loss. I enjoy creating a safe place to talk for women, those who feel excluded, and to heal from trauma."
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"I help patients who are suffering with depression, anxiety, stress, feeling overwhelmed or who are just stuck and confused about how to feel better. I tailor my approach to each individual’s needs by combining a compassion with expertise and direct feedback. I’m trained in individual and family therapy with an advanced degree in depth psychology. This enables me to help patients gain deeper insights into their unique situation and how to create change and healing. In addition, I specialize in interpreting dreams and analyzing one’s unconscious material."
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"I help patients who are suffering with depression, anxiety, stress, feeling overwhelmed or who are just stuck and confused about how to feel better. I tailor my approach to each individual’s needs by combining a compassion with expertise and direct feedback. I’m trained in individual and family therapy with an advanced degree in depth psychology. This enables me to help patients gain deeper insights into their unique situation and how to create change and healing. In addition, I specialize in interpreting dreams and analyzing one’s unconscious material."
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"If you are suffering from depression, anxiety, PTSD, Borderline Personality Disorder, chronic illness, professional burnout, or other sources of chronic emotional dysregulation, I believe there is hope for you. If you have tried traditional talk therapy and felt like you didn't make much progress, you may benefit greatly from trauma specific treatment, or from a more practical, skills-based approach to therapy like Dialectical Behavior Therapy that is aimed at helping you to build the life that you want, to move toward your values, and to change the behaviors that may be getting in the way of your goals. "
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(424) 371-7103
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Santa Monica, California 90403
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"If you are suffering from depression, anxiety, PTSD, Borderline Personality Disorder, chronic illness, professional burnout, or other sources of chronic emotional dysregulation, I believe there is hope for you. If you have tried traditional talk therapy and felt like you didn't make much progress, you may benefit greatly from trauma specific treatment, or from a more practical, skills-based approach to therapy like Dialectical Behavior Therapy that is aimed at helping you to build the life that you want, to move toward your values, and to change the behaviors that may be getting in the way of your goals. "
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"In order to live a vibrant and healthy life, you must understand what is happening in the body and why. Somatic work is ideal for those who are wishing to explore topics around sexuality or gender, seeking relief from anxiety or freedom from depression. My work is thorough, progressive and satisfying. Some parts of our psyches are only accessible through the body and paying attention to the body brings deeper understanding and change."
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(323) 672-3034
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"In order to live a vibrant and healthy life, you must understand what is happening in the body and why. Somatic work is ideal for those who are wishing to explore topics around sexuality or gender, seeking relief from anxiety or freedom from depression. My work is thorough, progressive and satisfying. Some parts of our psyches are only accessible through the body and paying attention to the body brings deeper understanding and change."
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Santa Monica, California 90401
"I understand that reaching out can be a difficult step. Sometimes we find ourselves struggling with problems that seem overwhelming. Other times, we may feel that our problems are not big enough to need help with, or that we have too many responsibilities to stop and take time out for ourselves. If you find that you are struggling in areas of your life such as work, school, or interpersonal relationships it may be time to reach out for some support. As a Marriage and Family Therapist Intern, I work with individuals, couples and families, and groups."
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(310) 740-9766
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Santa Monica, California 90401
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"I understand that reaching out can be a difficult step. Sometimes we find ourselves struggling with problems that seem overwhelming. Other times, we may feel that our problems are not big enough to need help with, or that we have too many responsibilities to stop and take time out for ourselves. If you find that you are struggling in areas of your life such as work, school, or interpersonal relationships it may be time to reach out for some support. As a Marriage and Family Therapist Intern, I work with individuals, couples and families, and groups."
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"As a therapist, I demonstrate a passionate devotion to fostering growth in a safe, nurturing environment. My treatment approach is tailored to your strengths and uniqueness. I teach and guide you how to actively pay attention to the messages of your body, thoughts, feelings, and your actions. Learn new coping skills that compliment your uniqueness. Visit our website at www.mindfulpath.com. I believe recovery is much more than eliminating self-destructive behaviors; it's about cultivating and living life everyday on a mindful path filled with self-awareness, fulfilling relationships, meaning, and vitality. "
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(213) 400-1335
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"As a therapist, I demonstrate a passionate devotion to fostering growth in a safe, nurturing environment. My treatment approach is tailored to your strengths and uniqueness. I teach and guide you how to actively pay attention to the messages of your body, thoughts, feelings, and your actions. Learn new coping skills that compliment your uniqueness. Visit our website at www.mindfulpath.com. I believe recovery is much more than eliminating self-destructive behaviors; it's about cultivating and living life everyday on a mindful path filled with self-awareness, fulfilling relationships, meaning, and vitality. "
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"LIFE CAN BE TOUGH. Who has your back? Are you bored in your life or career? Do you feel alone and lonely, despite that you love your partner and your two adorable kids? Are you the last single one left in your group and are questioning if you will ever meet the love of your life? Do you feel misunderstood, not good enough, scared? Are you escaping your feelings with drugs and alcohol, elaborate vacations, shopping, work? What plays out in your personal life plays out in your work life, causing stress, depression and anxiety."
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"LIFE CAN BE TOUGH. Who has your back? Are you bored in your life or career? Do you feel alone and lonely, despite that you love your partner and your two adorable kids? Are you the last single one left in your group and are questioning if you will ever meet the love of your life? Do you feel misunderstood, not good enough, scared? Are you escaping your feelings with drugs and alcohol, elaborate vacations, shopping, work? What plays out in your personal life plays out in your work life, causing stress, depression and anxiety."

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Sexual Abuse Therapists
Child sexual abuse is the deliberate exposure of a minor child to sexual activity that the child cannot comprehend or consent to. This means a child is forced or talked into sex or sexual activities by another person. This behavior includes acts such as inappropriate touching of a child's breasts or genitalia, someone exposing their genitalia to a child, fondling, oral-genital contact, genital and anal intercourse, as well as exhibitionism, voyeurism, and exposure to pornography.

If you're looking for a therapist that has treated clients who've experienced sexual abuse in Santa Monica or for Santa Monica sexual abuse counseling, these professionals provide confidential support for individuals in an abusive relationship. They include sexual abuse therapists, sexual abuse psychologists and sexual abuse counselors. Therapists can help with child abuse in Santa Monica and sexual violence in Santa Monica. An Santa Monica therapist can identify the signs and causes of sexual abuse, discuss intervention and refer victims to shelters.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Santa Monica are able to work with a wide range of issues. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in Santa Monica

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