Jenny Bowen, MA, MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Location: 12401 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 303, Los Angeles 90025
Fast Contact: Email or Call Jenny.
RelationshipsDepression
AnxietyStress Management
Life Balance and FulfillmentPremarital Counseling
Marriage/Relationship Counseling

I use empathy and insight to help you address your unique individual needs by unlocking negative thoughts and patterns of the past. I can help you find your inner strength to make more intuitive and authentic choices and achieve more balance and fulfillment in life.

Hillary Goldsher, Psy.D, MBA

Clinical Psychologist

Location Near Therapist: Los Angeles, CA
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Couples TherapyEating Disorders
Depression/AnxietyInfertility Issues
Counseling New Parent(S)Work Related Conflicts/Issues

Hillary works to develop a safe environment in which clients can explore diffult emotions and life events. Hillary's goal is to guide clients to understand past/present behaviors and feelings in order to create a life that more deeply resonates with each indivdual.

Gary Stollman, Ph.D.

Psychotherapist, Marriage Counselor, Professional Life Coach

Location: 260 S. Beverly Drive, Suite 300, Los Angeles 90212
Fast Contact: Email or Call Dr. Stollman.
Marriage CounselingDepression
Self-esteemAnxiety
CommunicationSexual Issues
Life CoachingCouples Counseling

Dr. Gary Stollman utilizes a "no-nonsense" approach with direct feedback at its core. Featured on the Dr. Phil Show and Chief Therapist at the Viscott Center, Dr. Gary has unique ability to help you find solutions to seemingly complex problems with clarity and ease.

Gila Shapiro, M.A., M.F.T., CST

Psychotherapist, Sex Therapy, Anxiety

Location Near Therapist: Los Angeles, CA
Fast Contact: Email or Call Gila.
GriefLow Self-Esteem
AnxietyDepression
Couples and RelationshipsCrisis Intervention
Life TransitionsSex

We focus on a understanding of the feelings, thoughts and actions that create low self-esteem, anxiety and are obstacles to a better sense of self. We pay attention to the the negative self talk and find ways of re-framing rigid cognitive messages.

Bruce Levine, Ph.D., ABPP

Board Certified Clinical Psychologist

Location: Location of Therapist: Los Angeles, CA, 90048
Fast Contact: Email or Call Dr. Levine.
Cognitive-Behavioral TherapyAnxiety Disorders
DepressionStress-Related Disorders
Social & Relationship AnxietyChronic Pain & Headaches
Obsessive-Compulsive DisorderPost-Traumatic Disorders

Dr. Levine is one of the only BOARD-CERTIFIED Clinical Psychologists in the Los Angeles/Beverly Hills area. Offices at Cedars-Sinai & Beverly Hills. Currently, a Clinical Psychologist at The UCLA School of Medicine & previously Chief Psychologist at a hospital in NY.

Sue Passalacqua, M.S., MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Location Near Therapist: Los Angeles, CA
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Marriage CounselingIndividual Counseling
Sexual AssualtDomestic Violence
FibromyaligiaCrisis Intervention

Congratulations on finding the courage to seek professional help! You are taking the most important step toward helping yourself to grow in a more positive direction. I know that it is not easy to admit you need help, but it is a courageous step in the right direction.

Yeshiva Davis, LMFT, MA, MBA

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Location Near Therapist: Los Angeles, CA
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Children & AdolescentsFamily Counseling
ParentingSchool Behavioral Problems
Monitored/Supervised VisitsAnger, Anxiety, Depression

Would you like to make some small changes that will have a BIG impact on your family or professional life? Are you, your child or spouse experiencing stress and frustration dealing with friendships or family relationships? If you do, I'd love to help.

Richard Cohn, LMFT, Ph.D, FAACS,NBCDCH,ACDST

Richard A. Cohn. Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

Location: 566 So. San Vicente Blvd, Suite 101, Los Angeles 90048
Fast Contact: Email or Call Dr. Cohn.
Sex TherapyAnxiety Disorders
HypnotherapyInd/Couples Therapy
PhobiasStress Management

Emotional pain does not have to be dealt with alone. I 'll explore with you the patterns and behaviors in your life that effect your decision process and provide practical solutions to help resolve these conflicts.

Andre Estephan, Ed.D, MFTI, CSAT-C

Marriage and Family Therapist Registered Intern

Location Near Therapist: Los Angeles, CA
Fast Contact: Email or Call Dr. Estephan.
Couples TherapyInfidelity
Sex AddictionGrief and Loss
Anxiety | StressDepression
Trauma | AbuseLow Self-Esteem

I believe that life’s challenges can become stepping stones to remarkable growth and change! I feel privileged to have been an instrument of healing and transformation for many individuals and couples for the past 12 years. It brings joy to my heart to be there for you

Lara Harris, M.A., M.F.T.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Location: 444 North Larchmont Boulevard, suite 109, Los Angeles 90004
Fast Contact: Email or Call Lara.
DepressionAnxiety
Couples TherapyAddiction And Recovery
Blended FamiliesSelf-Esteem
Intimacy/Relationship Issues

What is keeping you from living the life you want? I concentrate on helping people understand their actions, context, and the people around them in order to enable them to live the kinds of lives they want to lead.


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California Coalition for Counselor Licensure

 

Downtown Los Angeles, Counseling LA, Highland Park, Eagle Rock, Eastside, South LA, Hollywood, Wilshire

Los Angeles, CA is a bustling city to visit or to relocate to, and one of the busiest in the western United States. Having nearly 4 million people also makes it one of the largest in the U.S. offers a number of exciting attractions for tourists year round. Home to world famous Hollywood, this is the city of entertainment and has a history all its own, rich in culture, music, stardom, theater, and cinema. If you are lucky, you may spot a few celebrities moseying about their busy and stressful lifestyles. The greater LA area offers visitors and resident the opportunity to be as active or as sedentary as they like. If you are looking for a relaxing visit or activity, consider visiting the historic Queen Mary, strolling or roller blading down the sidewalks of Venice Beach or walking along the Santa Monica Pier. If you are looking for attractions to take your family, consider visiting Universal Studios, Disneyland or Knotts Berry Farm theme parks. The port of LA1 is the busiest in the United States, with ships continually docking and launching out to sea.

Mental Health in Los Angeles

The Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health (LAC-DMH)2 provides a frequently updated list of mental health services on its website. These services include, but are not limited to, a DMH service locator and a county crisis line, which can be reached directly by calling 1-800-854-7771. This crisis line is free and available to the general public 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

For those struggling with mental health issues related to gender roles and sexual orientation, there are several organizations available to help. The Trevor Project is one such organization. Founded in 1998, The Trevor Project is a leading provider of crisis intervention and suicide prevention services for those in the LGBT community.3 The organization offers free and safe opportunities to speak with trained counselors via phone, text, and Internet. For further information, please call the Trevor Lifeline at 866-488-7386.

If you or someone you know is suffering from poor mental health that has caused homelessness, Homeless Healthcare of Los Angeles4 is one of several organization within the Los Angeles County that can provide assistance. Services include an integrated treatment program, a harm reduction center, and community assessments. To learn more about these lifesaving programs, please call 213-381-8408.

Current Initiatives

There are many programs within Los Angeles that work with populations affected by hardship. The Foster Youth Mental Health Initiative seeks to provide better services to those in the foster care system by coordinating efforts of the child welfare system, mental health providers, schools, and other stakeholders. The first step of the initiative is to bring local resources together to develop concrete steps in improving foster youth mental healthcare.5


References

1. Port of Los Angeles. (2013). Home. Retrieved from http://www.portoflosangeles.org/
2. Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health. (2013). Portal - Our Services. Retrieved from http://dmh.lacounty.gov/wps/portal/dmh/our_services
3. The Trevor Project. (2013). Pages - Get Help Now. Retrieved from http://www.thetrevorproject.org/pages/get-help-now
4. Homeless Healthcare of Los Angeles. (2013). Services - Client Services. Retrieved from http://www.siteground181.com/~hhcla565/services/client-services
5. Children's Law Center of California. (2012). Foster Youth Mental Health Initiative. Retrieved from http://www.clcla.org/init_health.htm