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Kathy Lyons, MA, LMFT, C.ht.

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There is always hope . . .
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I provide a sale and comfortable environment in which to work on any issues that may be causing you emotional pain or anxiety. I believe that when you are able to accept yourself right where you are that change begins to happen. After a successful intern practice of five years, I am now licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist as well as a Certified Hypnotherapist. I work with individuals, couples and families on a variety of issues including: depression, anxiety, trauma, PTSD, grief and loss, anger management, relationship counseling, loneliness, life transitions and abuse. I also work with victims of crime through the local District Attorney's Office.

Sometimes life can be overwhelming but it is our reaction to life that often affects our mental state. Many of us tend to compensate for high stress levels by overreacting, overeating or even self-medicating. These actions only exacerbate the situation. Working together, we can come up with better solutions to alleviate stress and help manage your life in a healthy way. Anger management., addiction recovery, and hypnosis for weight loss are a some of the ways in which I can help.
Bio
Kathy Lyons received her MA in Psychology from Phillips Graduate Institute with an emphasis on co-occurring disorders and addictions. Before Kathy became interested in psychotherapy, she worked in the entertainment industry and continues to work with junior high school drama clubs. Kathy also spent time working with animals and is a certified avian specialist. She has studied Animal Assisted Therapy and its positive effect on victims of trauma. After receiving her Masters Degree in Psychology, Kathy began working with adolescents in a high school setting as well as counseling individuals, couples and families. While working with the Los Angeles County Department of Probation, Kathy conducted Anger Management and Substance Abuse Groups while counseling the young men incarcerated at Camp David Gonzales. Kathy continues to focus on victims of trauma and abuse and is a member of the Chiron Crisis Response Team. Kathy is a Certified Hypnotherapist and also works with couples and families as well as clients suffering from depression, anxiety and PTSD.
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Hypnotherapy
 Addiction / Drug Rehab  Life Transitions
 Adolescents  Loneliness
 Adoption  Marriage & Family Therapy
 Anger Management  Marriage Counseling
 Anxiety and Panic  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)  Online / Video / Teletherapy
 Body Image Issues  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Caregiver Issues  Relationship Issues
 Chronic Illness  Religious Counseling
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues  Self Esteem Issues
 Couples Therapy  Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Depression  Stress Management
 Divorce  Trauma and PTSD
 Domestic Violence  Women's Issues
 Eating Disorders  Work and Career Issues
 Grief and Loss
Certifications
 Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
Education/Training
2007 M.A., Psychology
Phillips Graduate Institute – Concentration in Co-occurring Disorders
1976 B.A., Theatre/Dance
Loyola-Marymount University, University of Southern California
2011 Certification in Hypnotherapy
Lightwork Seminars, Intl.
2014 Critical Incident Stress Management training (ICISF)
Memberships
Member: California Association of Marriage and Family Therapist (CAMFT)

Member: International Association of Hypnotists, National Guild of Hypnotists

Member: Chiron Crisis Response Team
Payments Accepted
Credit cards, check, cash
Hours:various
Cost/Session:fees based on sliding scale
License:MFC#51353 California
Location
Additional Location
19634 Ventura Blvd.
Suite 206
TarzanaCA 91356
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