Dr. Valinda Bowens

Psychologist, PsyD

She/Her/Hers

Verified by Psychology Today
1 Endorsed
(323) 417-6673 Website

Dr. Valinda Bowens

Psychologist, PsyD

She/Her/Hers

Verified by Psychology Today
1 Endorsed

Location

Encino, CA 91436
(323) 417-6673
Offers online therapy

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16530 Ventura Boulevard
Suite 400
Encino, CA 91436
(323) 417-6673

About

Though you move forward daily, you struggle with confidence and experience feelings of fear, anxiety & loneliness. You may feel overwhelmed, unloved, and unseen. While you may not understand how you got off track, you lack a sense of purpose: not finding true happiness in your daily living, difficulty feeling & expressing gratitude, and never truly living in the moment. Past hurt has caused you to build up protective barriers & while they help in some aspects, they also create an inability to connect. You’ve worked hard & accomplished so much, yet you struggle with persistent feelings of self-doubt. You may wonder: Where did "I" go.
You deserve to find balance & joy in daily living. In a safe space, you will be able to express & learn to manage difficult emotions, address uncomfortable areas, and explore your true essence, without judgment. We will eliminate self-defeating behaviors/habits, improve communication & interpersonal skills, and create healthy boundaries.
Using a solution-focused approach, together we will celebrate your strengths and navigate challenges. Imagine being able to choose joy in your daily life, and learn to accept and love your uniqueness. Let's dive in together, so that you can realize your best true self! You are worthy of the investment! You deserve to find YOU. Reach out now!
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Finances

Pay By: American Express, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • Cigna and Evernorth
  • Optum
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 8 Years
  • License: California / 33063
  • School: Alliant International University
  • Year Graduated: 2015

Additional Credentials

  • License No. and State: 190222086 California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
  • Membership: American Psychological Association / C2203842057

Endorsements

Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT

Location

Encino, CA 91436
(323) 417-6673
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Other Location +

Additional Location

16530 Ventura Boulevard
Suite 400
Encino, CA 91436
(323) 417-6673
Specialties
  • Relationship Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Women's Issues
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Career Counseling
  • Child
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Oppositional Defiance (ODD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Racial Identity
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Spirituality
  • Sports Performance
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Trauma and PTSD

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Black and African American and Other Racial or Ethnic Background
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
Communities
  • Body Positivity
  • Racial Justice Allied
  • Single Mother

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

Links

My Website

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Last Modified: 24 Nov 2022
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Dr. Valinda Bowens

Psychologist, PsyD