Counselor / Therapist
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Los Angeles Teen Therapist
Worried About Your Teen?
1421 Santa Monica Bl., Suite 108   
Santa MonicaCA 90404
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Practice Information:
I create a safe, non-judgmental space for parents and teens to explore their obstacles, ask their questions and express their feelings.

I will help you:

• Build better communication within the family
• Create a more peaceful home environment
• Resolve issues from the past for a clean slate
• Cope with the problems teens face today

I help teens approach life’s challenges with confidence and success. I help parents understand the issues teens face today, improve their relationship with their child and respond effectively to family challenges.

BENEFITS OF YOUR TEEN WORKING WITH ME:

• Understanding & Changing Self-Defeating Behaviors
• Learning How To Communicate Respectfully
• Enhancing Your Family’s Relationships
• Mastering Their Social Interactions
• Clarifying Their Dreams & Goals
• Improving Their Grades
Bio:
I specialize in:

• Supporting Parents of Teenagers
• Adolescents and Young Adults
• Diverse Multi-Cultural Families

I can help with any of the following Adolescent Phase of Life Issues:

• Anxiety
• Bullying
• Depression
• Impulse control
• Low self esteem
• Substance abuse
• Learning challenges
• Acculturation difficulties
• Self-destructive behavior
• Parent-child relationship problems

Schedule a FREE Parent Consultation, and allow me to demonstrate the support I can offer you and your family.
Practice Areas:
 Counseling / Therapy
 Adolescents
 Anger Management
 Anxiety and Panic
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
 Body Image Issues
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues
 Depression
 Family Conflict
 Life Transitions
 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Relationship Issues
 Self Esteem Issues
 Stress Management
Certifications:
 Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
Education:
QUALIFICATIONS:

* Licensed Marriage and Family Counselor
* Advanced training in Adolescent Psychology
* 11 years experience as a practicing counselor for Teens

My undergraduate work is in psycho-biology. My graduate work is in clinical psychology with child specialization studies.

My Coursework Included:

• Family Systems
• Child Advocacy and Social Policy
• Treating Adolescents: Coping with Emerging Identity
• Parental Support and Participation in Child Therapy
• Adolescent Development
• Treatment of Diverse Clients
• Cross-Cultural Infant Observation

I also went on to do advanced work in:

• Respectful Parent Training (RIE)
• Working Effectively with Resistant and Burned-Out Parents
• Child Custody Mediation Training
• Attachment Theory
Payments Accepted:
Cash, check, credit cards, and provide a superbill for all PPO's that accept out of network providers.
Hours:
M-F 2 - 9 p.m., Saturdays 9 - noon
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Nearby Cities:
 Beverly Hills  Pacific Palisades
 Culver City  Playa Del Rey
 El Segundo  Sherman Oaks
 Encino  Studio City
 Inglewood  Topanga
 Los Angeles  Venice
 Marina Del Rey  West Hollywood
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