Ilena Sussman, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy

Ilena Sussman

Ilena Sussman


20 years of experience

Providing psychotherapeutic services to those seeking emotional sustenance and healthy psychological support during these very stressful times. I have been working in this field for approximately 20 years now. My experience is with all school grade levels, as well as adults from all walks of life. I find that the ideal patient is open-minded (willing to look at things from different perspectives), consistent (with attendance/self-care/psychoeducation), and humble to learn. My patients have described me as kind, trustworthy, accepting, an excellent mentor, dependable, and down-to-earth. Short-term and long-term assistance provided for: Adults (18+) Individual Therapy Anxiety Depression Coping Skills ADHD Asperger’s Syndrome Autism Spectrum Disorder Codependency Developmental Disorders Intellectual Disability Life Transitions Peer Relationships Self-Esteem Spirituality Stress Women’s Issues Mood Disorders Thinking Disorders Trauma Certified

What can clients expect to take away from sessions with you?

We will complete a assessment and I will ask you questions to get to know you better.

What treatment methods and tools do you utilize?

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Dialectal Behavioral Therapy Strengths-Based/Solution Focused Person-Centered/Positive Psychology Trauma Certified

Explain to clients what areas you feel are your biggest strengths.

I genuinely have lots of experience with all types of patients/issues as I have previously worked as a generalist through many professional agencies. I now have the luxury of bringing all my skills into private practice here on the Grow Therapy Platform. Thank you for reading my profile I look forward to working with you. Homework is provided upon special request.

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