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Counselor / Therapist

Ira Israel, Licensed Psychotherapist & Mindful Living Expert

Ira Israel, Licensed Psychotherapist & Mindful Living Expert photo
I Help Creative People Live Meaningful, Happy Lives.
27 Years of Experience Working with filmmakers & musicians.
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I help people overcome whatever is holding them back from leading highly successful lives full of positive, loving relationships.

If you are currently suffering from depression, anxiety, OCD, PTSD, or addiction, or are just having difficulty adjusting to a new phase or relationship in your life, I have a wide array of extremely effective ways to help alleviate your problems.

Je propose également des séances de thérapie en Français. N'hésitez pas à me contacter pour prendre rendez-vous.
Bio
I received my undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1988 and then a Master of Arts degree in Philosophy from the University of Connecticut in 1989. After two years of working in New York City, I moved to Paris to study art, literature, film, and music.

While exploring Asia in 1994, I became interested in Buddhism, yoga, and meditation – all of which led to taking a second Master of Arts degree in Religious Studies from UCSB where I concentrated on the histories of yoga and mindfulness.

After many more years of studying with myriad teachers, I decided to complete my academic education with a Master of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University concentrating on Attachment Theory, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Transpersonal Psychology, Carl Jung and the most recent healing modalities.
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Depression  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Addiction / Drug Rehab  Divorce  Online / Phone / Skype Therapy
 Adolescents  Eating Disorders  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Anger Management  Gifted / Talented Issues  Relationship Issues
 Anxiety and Panic  Grief and Loss  Self Esteem Issues
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)  Life Transitions  Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Body Image Issues  Loneliness  Stress Management
 Caregiver Issues  Marriage & Family Therapy  Trauma and PTSD
 Chronic Illness  Marriage Counseling  Work and Career Issues
 Couples Therapy  Men's Issues
Certifications
 Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC)  Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
Education/Training
BA University of Pennsylvania, Department of Sociology
MA University of Connecticut, Department of Philosophy
MA University of California, Santa Barbara, Department of Religious Studies
MA Antioch University, Clinical Psychology
Other Languages
French
Payments Accepted
Credit card, Check
Hours:Sunday 9-5, Monday-Thursday 9-6
Cost/Session:$150-$300
License:LMFT, LPCC
Location
12304 Santa Monica Blvd
Suite 219
Additional Location
2316 Montana Avenue
Santa Monica,  CA 90403
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