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Stephanie Weston, LCSW
Psychotherapist

Stephanie Weston, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 90066 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

I believe that everyone can benefit from psychotherapy. We live in a busy world and because of this, we often put our own needs aside to focus on others. However, we all have difficult periods in our lives, along with issues that cause frustration and therapy is used to heal those upsetting feelings and learn constructive ways to deal with them. This is accomplished by making changes to the parts of your life that aren’t working for you or are contributing to your issues. Some of the main benefits of therapy are the feelings of validation and understanding that you receive, the new perspectives that you gain on various issues, and the learned techniques to cope with life’s frustrations.

Dr. Pamela Sobo, Psy. D.
Psychotherapist

Dr. Pamela Sobo, Psy. D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 91436 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

Dr. Sobo integrates traditional psychodynamic psychotherapy with progressive psychotherapeutic interventions such as Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, and Mindfulness training. These techniques help to treat the effects of patients presenting problems as well as traumas. Patients learn to facilitate emotional and cognitive processing, as well as cultivate self-awareness of inner body sensations. Sensorimotor Psychotherapy has been reported to reduce symptoms of PTSD, nightmares, panic attacks, and hyperarousal, while providing tools to help increase feelings of safety and a sense of control over one’s self.

Cynthia Henrie, LMFT, BCET
Psychotherapist

Cynthia Henrie, LMFT, BCET

LA Therapy Network - Feminist Therapy, Trauma Experts

In 90401 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

As a therapist I am trained in and specialize in feminist therapy, trauma therapy and therapy with adolescents and their families. I am also a specialist in therapy with gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender/gender variant individuals/families. I use feminist therapy, a form of therapy whose focus is on empowering you as an individual. I am specially trained in the treatment of GLBT issues and have over 20 years experience. I am a trauma expert and am trained ina variety of treatment approaches. I am able to offer you very specialized help with traumatic experiences that will resolve anxiety, depression and relaionship problems caused by traumatic origins. Holistc approach, whole body!

David Highfill, LCSW
Psychotherapist

David Highfill, LCSW

Therapist & Counselor

In 91101 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

I take a strengths based, humanistic, person centered focus toward psychotherapy. This allows us to approach your issues directly based on your experience with the issues you are facing. Beginning with your strengths, we will look at how you have managed the issues so far focusing on what has worked and expand on these options. At times you may be challenged and confronted with difficult yet realistic options for change. I work to provide positive feedback and encourage you to consider new techniques which may be just a little bit outside of your comfort zone. Through discussion in an open, honest, safe and supportive environment, we will work toward your growth toward your goals.

Ute Zimmermann, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Ute Zimmermann, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 91106 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

I am broadly trained in Psychodynamic/Psychoanalytic therapy. As needed, I will utilize and borrow from various other approaches including ACT, CBT, and art therapy amongst others. I believe to create lasting change, it is necessary to discover the roots of the underlying problem. We will then create and utilize the tools required to bring about change.

Brenda Perry, M.A, AMFT
Psychotherapist

Brenda Perry, M.A, AMFT

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90266 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

Psychotherapy is the use of psychological methods to help a person change behavior and overcome problems in a positive manner. Its aim is to help people understand the thoughts behind feeling anxious or depressed and addressing these thinking patterns. Psychotherapy will help you change behaviors and habits that are limiting you, to experiencing your fullest potential.

Verdant Oak Behavioral Health, Psy.D. and Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Verdant Oak Behavioral Health, Psy.D. and Ph.D.

Psychologist

In 91030 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

VOBH helps individual and group clients strengthen the relationship between human behaviors and the well being of the body, mind, and spirit. We provide a wide array of behavioral health services that will help you achieve a greater sense of self-awareness, which grounds you in your daily life and creates a more joyful existence. We value diversity and recognize the importance of finding a psychologist and therapeutic approach that works best for your current needs.

Andrea von Troschke, M.F.T., A.T.R., B.C.P.C.
Psychotherapist

Andrea von Troschke, M.F.T., A.T.R., B.C.P.C.

Marriage and Family Therapist, Art Therapist Registered

In 90049 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

Psychotherapy can provide you with insights and concrete strategies for coping and growing. We all have experienced frustrations from childhood that can develop into triggers, provoking intense feelings. Therefore we look for triggers and their roots, explore thoughts and feelings to facilitate understanding and healing. The focus is on new coping skills, relaxation techniques, restructuring your thoughts. You also learn to live more consciously and apply new strategies. It takes time -- it’s like building muscle strength. In close collaboration, we will together monitor your changes and process your reactions to weekly events as they relate to our work.

Nadia Siswanto, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Nadia Siswanto, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 91367 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

I love helping people transform their lives and get the Aha moments that lead to real change. Therapy to me is about making internal changes to the way that we think, as well as, understanding why we feel what we feel. I believe it is the little choices we make that make huge impacts in our daily living. Great therapy transforms your relationships, your confidence at school or work, and your perspective on life.

Behnam Keyvan, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Behnam Keyvan, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91364 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

Psychotherapy can be a life-transforming experience. While it can help you to identify your problems and figure out ways to cope with them, therapy is much more than just problem-solving and symptom reduction. It can also help you identify and correct destructive patterns of thinking and behaving that may be impeding your growth. The possible benefits of psychotherapy are endless. They include increased self-awareness and self-esteem, healthier relationships, and a more fulfilled life. The foundation of good therapy is the relationship between you and your therapist. It is essential that you find someone with whom you feel a comfortable connection. Your therapist should create a safe, accepting, positive environment where you can explore even...(view profile to read more)

Jennifer Stonefield, MA, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Jennifer Stonefield, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90210 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

Psychotherapy is the use of verbal or other therapeutic-based modalities to create a positive change for the person seeking it. Psychotherapy is a unique process for each person who participates in it and the time that one spends in this process varies from case to case. Over time, one of the essential goals of psychotherapy is for our clients to obtain the necessary tools to work through issues on their own as they arise. It is essential that clients remember that psychotherapy is a process, and if done correctly, a beneficial one. I appreciate you trusting your therapeutic needs with me.

Jean Powers, M.A., L.M.F.T.
Psychotherapist

Jean Powers, M.A., L.M.F.T.

Psychotherapist, Individual & Family Therapist

In 91364 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

My approach to psychotherapy is very customized. Every individual comes with their own beliefs, values, and family of origin. Because of this, one size does not fit all. I am very careful to take the time to learn my clients and their needs. I help my clients walk toward the directions they desire. I come to you with over 35 years of experience in helping others to heal. Whether it is addiction, abuse, grief, relationship struggles, or stress, I can help. I look forward to assisting you with your life challenges.

Eris Huemer, PsyD, MFT
Psychotherapist

Eris Huemer, PsyD, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90068 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

Dr. Eris Huemer has a doctorate degree in marriage and family therapy and a masters degree in depth psychology "Depth psychotherapy refers to a collection of approach to therapy which value self-awareness, life-long growth and development, life meaning, and depth in intrapersonal and interpersonal relationships. Dr. Eris marries many theories, which helps her clients understand what helps them feel positive or anxious, as well as accepting their strong and weak points. How can all of this lead you to your Best Self? If people can identify their feelings & ways of thinking they become better at coping with difficult situations and find solutions to create the life that they want and deserve

John Kane, AMFT, APCC
Psychotherapist

John Kane, AMFT, APCC

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

In laymen's terms, psychotherapy is the opportunity to talk about and process your problems or challenges with a trained therapist. Sometimes, we don't need someone to try to fix our problems for us, which is what most of our friends try to do when we talk about them. Sometimes we need someone who will listen and be a sounding board so we can think through and process for ourselves. I want to support you with your goals and your needs and we can make a therapy plan (psychotherapy or other types) that you feel will best suit your needs. Most importantly, I provide that safe environment for you to be able to be vulnerable, talk about, and process whatever is on your heart and in your mind.

Audrey Johnson, Psy. D.
Psychotherapist

Audrey Johnson, Psy. D.

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

In 91302 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

Going to someone to talk about what is on your mind can be difficult, yet exciting at the same time. It takes courage to share your inner most thoughts and feelings with a complete stranger. I provide a calm and serene setting for my clients to talk about the things that are on their minds and gain the tools to start managing their lives better. Whether it is for anxiety, depression, child/adolescent issues, anger management, addictions, and so on, I provide a safe place to talk about and sort out things to become a more productive and happy person.

Marilyn Jhung, MSW, LCSW, Coach
Psychotherapist

Marilyn Jhung, MSW, LCSW, Coach

Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Psychotherapist

In 90034 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

Psychotherapy is really taking the time with an objective, skilled therapist who can help you explore and make sense of the content in your mind that keeps you in bondage. Psychotherapy is highly effective in helping one to find freedom from one's mind that never stops. Do you want to be free and at peace?

Katelin Hanhart, LCSW LCADC
Psychotherapist

Katelin Hanhart, LCSW LCADC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Available for Online Therapy

Because I work with clients regarding a variety of issues; my first goal in therapy is to discuss what is bringing you into treatment and what you hope to gain from your time with a therapist. Together, we will develop a plan for how to work on the issue you are seeking to address. My training includes therapies such as : DBT, CBT, EMDR, and compassion focused therapy to name a few. I believe in getting to the root of the issue and exploring what therapeutic intervention would be the best fit to meet your needs. It is possible to experience a positive change when going to therapy.

Rick Deaton, Psy.D.
Psychotherapist

Rick Deaton, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 90048 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

I have almost 20 years experience treating individuals and couples in psychotherapy. I find that finding a good match with your psychotherapist is of utmost importance. One needs to feel safe with the therapist and in the environment in order to feel more comfortable to share extremely personal and become emotionally vulnerable for the process to be more beneficial. I have treated individuals and couples of ethically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTQ community who have offered me the feedback of feeling surprisingly comfortable undertaking the psychotherapeutic process with me.

Gary Brainerd, PhD
Psychotherapist

Gary Brainerd, PhD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist & Marriage Therapist

In 91101 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

Psychotherapy is valuable for those who want to deeply understand themselves, the sources of their fears, uncertainties, troubling feelings and relationship difficulties. It can also be a way of getting to know your self. Sitting down with a person trained in a variety of modalities of psychotherapy can be a safe and creative way to understand yourself and reach much more of your potential.

Bruce Levine, Ph.D., ABPP
Psychotherapist

Bruce Levine, Ph.D., ABPP

Board Certified Clinical Psychologist

In 90048 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

There are many forms of psychotherapy and many professions that offer it. Dr. Levine employs "evidence-based treatments" (treatments that are shown to be effective in clinical research studies). In addition, unlike many other "therapists' or "counselors", he is a Clinical Psychologist (and one of the VERY few Clinical Psychologists holding Board-Certification). With more than 20 years of experience providing cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy, you can rest assured if you select Dr. Levine. He has been described as compassionate, warm & easy to speak to. He will answer the phone (323-250-2256) personally - no receptionist or secretary to deal with! Or, email him at BHpsychologist@gmail.

Laura MacRae-Serpa, M.A., CCLS, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Laura MacRae-Serpa, M.A., CCLS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91030 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

Processing and validating experiences with a trusted professional can facilitate healing. Therapeutic relationships provide an opportunity for self-reflection, connection, and growth. Increased self-awareness can benefit our relationships, decision-making skills, and overall well-being. I am committed to supporting your individual process and maintaining a safe, non-judgmental environment.

David Silverman, LMFT
Psychotherapist

David Silverman, LMFT

Free 20 minute phone consult

In 90049 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

My approach to psychotherapy does not involve years of talk about issues until the client reaches a "catharsis," and suddenly is cured. It is more of a collaboration and involves the client to engage in his own therapy. We look for solutions, rather than talking about "problems" endlessly. As a person-centered therapist, I believe an authentic, respectful and caring relationship with the client fosters growth and self-actualization. The use of cognive-behavioral methods, allows us to look for underlying beliefs the client may have about his place in the world, and unrealistic thought patterns, such as "all-or-nothing" thinking. These can be redirected to provide positive outomes.

Charles R Barr, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Charles R Barr, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 91101 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

Panic Disorder and OCD have some specific and proven techniques that evidence shows works best. This type of therapy is called "cognitive-behavioral therapy." I have specialized in treating these disorders since 1988 and this is the type of therapy I use in doing so. You may have tried and failed in the past, but I encourage you to be hopeful about the future and your ability to be free , and please try again.

Gary Brown, PhD, LMFT, FAPA
Psychotherapist

Gary Brown, PhD, LMFT, FAPA

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90049 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

There's an old saying: "If you can't talk about it, you can't work it out." I agree. This is where psychotherapy can help. If you choose to work with me, we will work together to help you learn how to express yourself in ways that help you to identify your needs and how to get your needs met. This isn't always so easy, in particular if we are feeling guilt, anxiety, or shame. Many people simply aren't used to talking about some of the challenges of their lives. Perhaps this speaks to you. I understand. That was me at one time. What I can tell you is this: for over 25 years my clients typically report feeling better because they feel heard, understood, and truly cared for.

Leandra Wills, MA, MFT
Psychotherapist

Leandra Wills, MA, MFT

Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90266 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

A number of benefits are available from participating in psychotherapy. Therapists can provide support, problem-solving skills, and enhanced coping strategies for issues such as depression, anxiety, relationship troubles, unresolved childhood issues, grief, stress management, body image issues, and creative blocks. Many people find that therapists can be helpful in managing personal growth, interpersonal relationships, family concerns, marriage issues, and daily stress. The benefits you obtain from therapy depend on how well you use the process and put into practice what you learn



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Van Nuys is located in Los Angeles County, California.  The population of Van Nuys is 104,000 people.