Family therapy services in 91361: Westlake Village, CA. Relationship and couples counseling.

Family counseling in 91361: Westlake Village, CA. Honest and effective help for couples, relationships and blended families in and around Westlake Village, California.


Laurie Burns, M.S., MFT
Family Therapist

Laurie Burns, M.S., MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

2277 Townsgate Road, Suite 200, Westlake Village, California 91361 | 310 948 1484

In many ways, I practice Family Therapy every day-even though I usually see only couples and individuals! The reason for this is because we all come from a family system, and our role and place in that system are revealed in every we relationship we have. The early attachment experiences we had as young ones set the stage for our intimate relationships later in life. It can be an illuminating experience to examine and understand the family system dynamics that you-and/or your spouse came from, thereby better understanding the context from which we came.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Family Therapist

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Thousand Oaks, California 91358 |

Most family therapists inadvertently create more chaos through their well-intentioned efforts to assist a family move through a change process. Why? Brains are inherently deregulated (all of us, may I add) and most talking and dialoguing misses brain-centric problems that need more intensive help. Many times the emotional trauma created by years of solving problems ineffectively can wreak havoc on the brain's parasympathetic nervous system, not ever giving the family a break from flight or fight thinking. Contact us for an innovative neuroscience solution to family dysfunction. Kevin@kevinflemingphd.com or 877-606-6161.

April De Higes, LMFT
Family Therapist

April De Higes, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

4165 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Ste. 345, Westlake Village, California 91362 | 805-657-0037

Are you wondering what happened to my family? Where did I go wrong? How come we can't get along? Family therapy can be very helpful. I work with everyone in the family (mom, dad, kids, grandparents, and anyone living at home.) Using a systems approach, I teach communicate skills, look at patterns in the family, underlying issues that may cause your family to be stuck which will improve your relationships.

Jenny Liu, MEd. MFT. NLP. Confidence Coach
Family Therapist

Jenny Liu, MEd. MFT. NLP. Confidence Coach

Online Therapist & Coach, Online Career Counselor

Westlake Village, California 91362 | 8053806308

ARE YOUR FAMILY MEMBERS IN CONFLICTS OR CRISIS? Counseling helps! I take a unique and effective approach to family therapy- addressing the needs and clarifying the roles of every individual in the system so that everyone knows where they are, where the family is and take the steps they need to a healthier and happier family. Call for a free telephone consult.

Jane Israyelyan, LMFT, CADC-II
Family Therapist

Jane Israyelyan, LMFT, CADC-II

Marriage and Family Therapist, Addictions Specialist

31324 Via Colinas #108, Westlake Village , California 91360 | 323-809-3854

Families are the building blocks of communities. With so much pressure outside the home sometimes our families suffer quietly. Do you often wonder how things could be? Understanding family systems and patterns can bring hope to a difficult situation. Families are often motivated to work as a team which is an asset to their therapeutic process.

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

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

Psychotherapist, Individual & Family Therapist

Thousand Oaks, California 91360 | 8057685026

We need our families. If your family is in danger of disconnecting or falling apart, let's work together to lean toward each other instead of away. No one family member is ever the cause of disfunction. We each must learn our responsibility in the mix. My approach to healing families is to help each member understand how they absorb stress, and explain it to the group in a way that will be heard. Our family is our home base. Let's keep it that way by learning empathy for each other's struggles.

Audrey Johnson, Psy. D.
Family Therapist

Audrey Johnson, Psy. D.

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

23632 Calabasas Road, Suite 103, Calabasas, California 91302 | 818-384-3115

When one person in the family is plagued by a problem, it disrupts the whole system. Feeling disruptions in the family is difficult and may be the reason family therapy is the right choice for you. I believe that by providing family therapy, the family can learn to live more cohesively and talk to one another, not at each other. A good family therapist is one to help put the pieces back together after things have fallen apart. I listen to family members individually and as a whole to hear what the problem is from their perspective and treat it accordingly. Getting family therapy may be the best decision of your lives. Call for a free, confidential consultation today.

Dana Fogel-Stark, LMFT
Family Therapist

Dana Fogel-Stark, LMFT

Marriage & Family Therapist

23603 Park Sorrento Suite 100, Calabasas, California 91302 | (818)623-7330

My clinical approach to Family Therapy begins with an evaluation to determine and understand the issues within the family context. It is the goal of therapy to provide a safe environment for family members to express their concerns about the family dynamic. It is at the beginning of therapy that treatment goals are determined. Emotional needs for each family member will be explored. Treatment consists of teaching conflict resolution and communication skills to help family members be able to address conflict more productively and with less distress. My clinical approach consists of instilling insight for families about the relational dynamic within the family.

Wendy Jones, LCSW
Family Therapist

Wendy Jones, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

2775 Tapo Street, Suite 204, Simi Valley, California 93063 | 8052100420

In family therapy, I aim to reduce distress and conflict by improving the systems of interactions between family members. Sometimes all family members are present, but that is not always possible or necessary. By adjusting the viewpoint of problems as patterns of behaviors that need adjusting, and improving communication skills, families can strengthen and resolve conflict in a more peaceful way.

Behnam Keyvan, LMFT
Family Therapist

Behnam Keyvan, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

21243 Ventura Blvd. Suite 203, Woodland Hills, California 91364 | (818)4482753

Family life can be greatly rewarding and extremely challenging. Whether seeking therapy for issues arising from starting a family, preparing to launch children into adulthood or any stage in between, the difficulties cause concern and deserve attention. At all ages, the creation of a family structure with consistent boundaries and expectations can contribute to healthy lives, both as individuals and as a group. Common Areas of Focus: •Communication patterns •Rules and discipline •Regulating emotions and behavior •Effects of separation, divorce, blending families •Drugs, Alcohol, Sexual Activity •Freedom vs. Limits •School performance •Sibling/peer relations •Responsibilities and Goals

Carine Keenan, M.S., LMFT, CAMS-II
Family Therapist

Carine Keenan, M.S., LMFT, CAMS-II

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

20300 Ventura Blvd, Suite 320, Woodland Hills, California 91364 | 818-912-9189

I have found in my many years of experience that many emotional issues and dysfunctional patterns occur in the context of the family system. In family therapy, the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. This means that the family system can influence the emotional well being of its members. In our family therapy sessions, we understand the presenting issues through the lens of the family. For example, what are the relationships and connections that provide the foundation for a particular behavior? What is the structure of the family and how does it support the members' behavior? Many behavior patterns and issues respond well by working with the family

Karine Echighian, M.S., LMFT
Family Therapist

Karine Echighian, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

20121 Ventura Blvd , Woodland Hills, California 91364 | 818-453-2258

Family therapy is helpful in understanding your family unit. Understanding each member of the family as having roll, responsibility and expectation is the beginning of the process of understanding what works and does not work within your family unit. Working with the family from this starting point, will hopefully open the door to improved communication among each family member.

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

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

Marriage and Family Therapist, Art Therapist Registered

California 90272 | 310-569-0106

As a family therapist, I facilitate fair discussions, offer suggestions for changes, teach communication skills and new ways of coping. This helps with understanding each other and finding solutions. I look at the whole family to see whether certain patterns or traits were learned from the previous generation without realizing that some of them may have been ineffective or harmful, even though they seemed familiar and "normal.” Since parents are the heads of the family, they need to work together, not against each other. It's important to make sure that boundaries between the family members are clear, visible, and consistent. This all can improve your family life considerably.

John Kane, AMFT, APCC
Family Therapist

John Kane, AMFT, APCC

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Oxnard, California 93030 | 408-656-8564

I specialize in online parent coaching with the goal of helping you and your family have a closer more intimate relationship. After 11 years of working with children and families, I have concluded that this is the most effective way I can support families because you parents are the leaders of your home. If I can empower you through my knowledge and experience to implement some strategies at home, you can achieve your goals for your family. The support I provide will be sufficient for many families, but there are some situations that could benefit from the in-vivo coaching and direction that in person family therapy provides. Call me for a free 15 minute consultation about your nee

Gary Brown, PhD, LMFT, FAPA
Family Therapist

Gary Brown, PhD, LMFT, FAPA

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Brentwood, California 90049 |

I routinely work with families in my practice. There are any number of reasons that families seek counseling. Quite frequently, the reasons revolve around children and parenting. Sometimes there are issues between child or adult siblings. Unresolved conflicts from childhood. Arguments ensue over the family business. Caring for a special needs child, or an aging parent. At other times, family members have experienced a loss in the family or there are struggles with blending families in second marriages. These struggles also bring with them opportunities to create openings that may not have existed before. Counseling can be very useful in healing old wounds and settling disputes.

David Silverman, LMFT
Family Therapist

David Silverman, LMFT

Free 20 minute phone consult

California 90049 | 310-850-4707

In working with families, we will collaborate on addressing the couple's need to be in charge. Family rules and boundaries are sometimes unclear to children. We will work together to communicate your expectations. When acting out, underachievement, conduct problems, defiant or oppositional behaviors present in the children, the the parents need to be on the same page. Your family will learn, insession, preferred communicatin styles; empathic listening, group problem solving skills, tolerance, respect and acceptance of each other. Family members will learn to interact without anger, resentment, sarcasm or disrespect. Parents need to be authoritative without being authoritarian.

James Gilbert, MFTI, LPCCI
Family Therapist

James Gilbert, MFTI, LPCCI

Marriage and Family Therapist Intern

16200 Ventura Blvd. #403, Encino, California 91436 | 626-790-8046

Family conflict is a common occurrence for everyone, but it doesn’t have to be a fact of life. I can help facilitate communication between your family members so that every person feels heard, fulfilled, and loved. Both parenting and being a child are difficult, but better family interactions can make life wonderful for everyone as a united family.

Lori Freson, M.A., MFT
Family Therapist

Lori Freson, M.A., MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

15300 Ventura Blvd., Suite 410, Sherman Oaks, California 91403 | (818) 514-LMFT(5638)

Families are complicated machines. There are many parts, all of which must work in unison and balance with one another. When this balance is disrupted because one or more family members are having an issue or a hard time, the entire machine (family) stops functioning optimally. Like any machine would, your family may need a "tune up" at that time. You must relearn how to function at your best.

Cynthia Henrie, LMFT, BCET
Family Therapist

Cynthia Henrie, LMFT, BCET

LA Therapy Network - Feminist Therapy, Trauma Experts

1460 7th Street, Suite 206, Santa Monica, California 90401 | (323) 829-3548

I offer family therapy for families who have young children and/or adolescents. This is a speciality! I have three therapists who have different specialtes with family therapy! One is a teen and teen parenting specialists, another specializes in families with young children and another specializes in difficult families, families and trauma and another still with single parent families or blended families (families coming together with other families). I specifically work with families and parents of teens and alterative families (gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender families - either parents are GLBT or families who have a GLBT child). Call me and one of us will be the perfect match!

Sandra Dupont, MA, MS, MFT
Family Therapist

Sandra Dupont, MA, MS, MFT

Adolescent & Emerging Adulthood Specialist

1247 7th Street, Santa Monica, California 90401 | 310 951-5678

In a society that has become extremely technological, many sensitive young adults have disconnected from nourishing relationships in favor of virtual ones. Connecting with parents, siblings, friends and neighbors, has been replaced by less emotionally fulfilling forms of interaction. My specialty is improving relationships. I can help you build better communication with your child. I can also assist your family in resolving issues from the past for a fresh start. I will support you in creating a more peaceful home environment. So, as difficult as things may seem right now, in working with me your can rest assured that better times ahead.

Laura Westmoreland, LMFT
Family Therapist

Laura Westmoreland, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

10350 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 330, Los Angeles, California 90025 | 4242563881

The dynamics of your family have changed. You aren't sure how or when this happened. When your family meets with me, we will spend some time hearing from each family member. It is important for me to understand how your family functions. Together we will work to understand each person's role in the family, communication styles, and "hot button" topics or issues. We can work to shift the dynamic, build stronger relationships, practice effective communication skills, and celebrate each person's individuality.

Ellie Zarrabian, PhD, CMT
Family Therapist

Ellie Zarrabian, PhD, CMT

Coach/consultant

11850 Wilshire Blvd. , Los Angeles, California 90025 | 310-498-3573

A healthy family is much like owning and maintaining a car. That is, if something is wrong with the car, the car won't run properly. Same goes for families. If one person is having difficulties then it affects the entire family. Family therapy helps everyone in the family work better together by addressing all the problems that are getting in the way.

Lee Langley, M.S., LMFT
Family Therapist

Lee Langley, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

28494 Westinghouse Place Suite 213, Valencia, California 91355 | 661 297-7255

Sometimes the issues that are causing problems in the home involved the entire family dynamic. In these cases, it's helpful for all or most of the family members to attend therapy sessions so that I can get a feel for how the family unit operates as a whole. Particularly when the primary problems center on parenting issues, having the entire family in one place to talk about feelings, behaviors, and expectations can be very effective in terms of reducing stress and increasing harmony in the home.

Wendy Davis, M.S., LMFT, EMDR
Family Therapist

Wendy Davis, M.S., LMFT, EMDR

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

27201 Tourney Road, Suite 225, Valencia, California 91355 | 661-859-4493

Every family experiences some type of challenge in their relationship together. Let’s face it, no matter how educated or understanding we are, sometimes there is just too much going on and too many personalities involved to see things clearly and to resolve the problem on our own. My personal background includes a long-term marriage and raising four children. This experience enhances my understanding of the types of situations and feelings your family may be experiencing. In a supportive and non-judgmental environment, I will collaborate with you and your family as we explore the underlying thoughts, feelings, and relational dynamics which are interfering with healthy functioning.

Cynthia Cunningham, MFT 34,049
Family Therapist

Cynthia Cunningham, MFT 34,049

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

Phone Therapy Only, Beverly Hills, California 90210 | (818) 575-9049

I believe a family can be healed if the healthiest person in the family comes to therapy. It is not necessary to bring the entire family into my office for me to be able to help your family to become happier and healthier. The person who is the most individuated is the person who can learn from my teaching, coaching style of family therapy. That person, YOU, can be the family member who stops patterns of dysfunction from being passed on to the next generation. Text 818 575-9049 today to arrange a FREE 20 MINUTE SESSION. Subsequent sessions will be $1 per minute. You decide when and for how many minutes. Start working with me to build a brighter future for you and your family.



91361 is a zip code located in Ventura County and part of Westlake Village, California. It has a land area of 33.498 square miles.  The population of 91361 is 20,438 people.