Family therapy services in 91377: Oak Park, CA. Relationship and couples counseling.

Family counseling in 91377: Oak Park, CA. Honest and effective help for couples, relationships and blended families in and around Oak Park, California.


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

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

Psychotherapist, Individual & Family Therapist

Agoura , California 91301 | 805-768-5026

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.

Jo Ellen Fletcher, M.A.,LMFT
Family Therapist

Jo Ellen Fletcher, M.A.,LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

5012 Chesebro Rd. Suite 102, Agoura Hills, California 91301 | 805-367-6080

Family therapy is about communication and safety in the family system. Balanced family leadership requires the ability to be firm, and friendly, and to set developmentally appropriate limits while remaining fair, flexible, and encouraging. In balanced families, individuality and connection to the family are both significant. Family processes can be cooperative, consistent, and caring. My humanistic approach is in presenting with “realness” and joining the family in their discussions to understand the issues at hand. My goal is towards unmasking issues and creating new meanings for the family. Often the spontaneous reactions to the present situation in the therapy room create the client’s awareness of their inner potentials and opens the channels of...(view profile to read more)

Jessica Hupf, LMFT
Family Therapist

Jessica Hupf, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Agoura Hills, California 91301 | 818.623.6607

Family conflict can cause a great amount of distress in your life, making it hard to function. I can provide an opportunity for families to sort through their issues in a safe place, with someone who has the training/experience to teach healthy communication skills in order to make progress on resolving the issues the family is facing. My goal is to restore harmony to the family and allow them to thrive and be a source of support and comfort for each other, rather than a source of pain and conflict. It takes courage to change, but if the circumstances have become overwhelming, change is essential for things to improve, and the first step is to be brave enough to reach out for help.

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.

Darryl Christian, M.A., L.M.F.T., A.T.R.-B.C.
Family Therapist

Darryl Christian, M.A., L.M.F.T., A.T.R.-B.C.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Board Certified Art Therapist

4035 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Suite 100, Westlake Village, California 91362 | 818-364-5646

As a Marriage and Family Therapist I have been trained to focus family therapy on the entire family system; every member has a role and makes contributions to the balance and satisfaction within a family. An important strength of families is that they allow us to support each other as we all adapt to growth and change, as well as face challenges from outside the family, Psychotherapy can help family members understand how change is challenging relationships, and it can facilitate adaptation to these challenges and changes. The goal is re-establishing caring, supportive, and stable relationships within the family.

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.

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.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Family Therapist

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Los Angeles, California 90049 |

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.

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.

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.

Ellie Zarrabian, PhD, CMT
Family Therapist

Ellie Zarrabian, PhD, CMT

Founder & Spiritual Director

11850 Wilshire Blvd. , West 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.

Lori Shnorhokian, LMFT
Family Therapist

Lori Shnorhokian, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

3231 Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica, California 90405 | 424-272-6718

Families can be very complex and sometimes hard to understand with so many different roles that each family member may play. Family therapy would be very helpful with understanding each member of the family and how each one functions on a daily basis. Therapy would also provide tools to learn how to listen and have more effective communication with each other.

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.

Adam Sheck, PsyD
Family Therapist

Adam Sheck, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Beverly Hills, California 90210 | 310-968-1526

I take a "systems" approach to Family Therapy, which means that each member of the family contributes to the overall dynamics and issues within the family. As a graduate school Professor for over ten years, I have taught the theories of marriage and family therapy for over ten years and facilitated the couples training program at a Community Mental Health Center as well. Often, Family Therapy will turn into Couples Therapy in my experience, which comprises about half of my counseling practice in Los Angeles.

Chevvy Cheung, LCSW, PsyD.
Family Therapist

Chevvy Cheung, LCSW, PsyD.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

211 Culver Blvd. Ste. P , Playa Del Rey, California 90293 | 657-345-4681

Often times, the patterns of the household and family that you have lived with are not pleasant. Disruptions, hurt feelings, and not being understood or "respected" can cause lingering resentments that can negatively impact our household more often than we want. I will work with you and your family to identify the patterns that work and more importantly, the ones that do not work. We will then commit to an active plan to make changes that will bring about more peace and satisfaction in the home. Even when things are really bad, small tweaks can make a huge difference. Let me help you and your family achieve fulfillment in the home!

Carl H. Shubs, Ph.D.
Family Therapist

Carl H. Shubs, Ph.D.

Psychologist

321 S. Beverly Drive, Suite "L", Beverly Hills, California 90212 | (310) 772-0520

A family is not just a collection of people. Everyone in the family impacts the family dynamic, how the people relate to each other. And, each person changes that dynamic, in a unique way, even when they may not intend to. If you’re having difficulties in your family, we can address how the family’s rules of relating and the patterns of relationships can help to make things better. We’ll also see how unproductive patterns can be eliminated.

Mimi Shagaga, PsyD
Family Therapist

Mimi Shagaga, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

321 S Beverly Dr, Suite T, Beverly Hills, California 90212 | 424-274-2963

I take a systemic approach in dealing with familial work. I am trained in Family Systems Theory and work with the family unit to identify goals and establish objectives at the outset of therapy. By examining family dynamics, together we can work to create change by establishing clear boundaries and improving communication skills. Often, I incorporate both a Humanistic and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy techniques in work with families as well.

Ann O'Brien, LCSW
Family Therapist

Ann O'Brien, LCSW

Licensed Therapist

12777 W. Jefferson Blvd, Bldg D, Ste 300, Los Angeles, CA 90066, Playa Vista, California 90066 | 310-971-4673

While family therapy can sometimes work well as a stand-alone modality, I often offer family therapy in addition to individual therapy with a child or collateral therapy with a parent. Depending on the concerns that your family faces, family therapy may be an effective way to improve your family's relationship and well-being. Please reach out to me to discuss what is going on with your family and whether family therapy would be helpful.

Jim Tauber and Laura Newman, MA, LMFT
Family Therapist

Jim Tauber and Laura Newman, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists

California 90066 | 3106506660

We are a married couple in a blended family who understands the range of dynamics and challenges a family can face. We can help you deal with differences of opinions on finances, housing, children and in-laws. We understand the complexities of raising children and step-parenting. Are you having difficulty with boundaries, rules and discipline? Is one of you feeling like an outsider in your own family? We work on creating new roles and understanding baggage from families of origin. We encourage exploring fears around the lost fantasy of what a family "should" be. We can help you find new ways to form secure alliances and open communication.

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
Family Therapist

Wendy Davis, M.S., LMFT

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.



91377 is a zip code located in Ventura County and part of Oak Park, California. It has a land area of 5.293 square miles.  The population of 91377 is 13,811 people.