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Counselor / Therapist in Encino, CA

Miriam Koenig, MFT, LPCC

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Does your life feel out of control? Does it feel like nothing ever changes no matter how hard you try? Do you feel down most of the time? Are you having the same fights over and over again with the same people? Are you having trouble dealing with your kids? Do you feel stressed all the time?

Therapy can help. In a warm and supportive environment, we will discuss your concerns and establish what it is you want to change in your life. Everyone comes to therapy for a unique reason: some people want to feel better, some people want their relationships to improve and others want to learn how to overcome specific problems. Some people want a safe place where they can talk about sensitive matters that they can’t discuss elsewhere. I will listen carefully to what you hope to gain from therapy and we will work together to achieve the change you desire.

I am a practical and interactive therapist. I provide support and feedback so that clients may resolve present problems and unhealthy patterns of behavior. I use a variety of conventional approaches and tailor each treatment plan to the particular needs of the individual client.
Bio
I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in individual, couples and family psychotherapy. I am a member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. In addition, I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, which is a new license in the state of California.
I have been in private practice for twenty years, working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among my areas of expertise are depression and anxiety disorders, grief counseling, issues related to chronic illness and teaching effective parenting strategies.

In addition, I have presented at workshops and to general audiences on topics ranging from effective parenting to the social and emotional needs of gifted children. I have also presented on adjustment issues that accompany divorce and widowhood. I am a participating member of The Soldiers Project, an organization that provides free psychological services for military service members and their families. I have completed a program in Post-Combat Behavioral Health through Alliant International University.
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Life Transitions
 Anger Management  Loneliness
 Anxiety and Panic  Marriage & Family Therapy
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)  Marriage Counseling
 Body Image Issues  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Caregiver Issues  Online / Video / Teletherapy
 Chronic Illness  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues  Relationship Issues
 Couples Therapy  Self Esteem Issues
 Depression  Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Divorce  Stress Management
 Eating Disorders  Trauma and PTSD
 Gifted / Talented Issues  Women's Issues
 Grief and Loss  Work and Career Issues
Certifications
 Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)  Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC)
Education/Training
M.S. in psychology from California State University, Los Angeles
Memberships
Clinical Member, California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
Payments Accepted
Cash, Check, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, Aetna PPO, Magellan, Multiplan, MHN, Pacific Health AlliancePCHS,
Hours:Office hours by appointment
License:MFT29857 CA, LPCC 179
Location
5535 Balboa Blvd. Suite 206
EncinoCA 91316
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