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Matthew Tentler

Matthew Tentler


9 years of experience

Matthew Tentler is a marriage and family therapist in Southern California. He specializes in treating in depression, post traumatic stress disorder, addiction and cultural, spiritual, and identity issues. 
After working as a teacher, a professional behavioral analyst, and later as a first responder on a mental health crisis team, Mr. Tentler worked as a lead clinician for a non-profit providing aid for survivors of human trafficking, where he developed a trauma informed martial arts, self defense and somatic therapy program.

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

I offer a different approach to therapy that is less abstract and more focused on creating serious changes in the way our minds function. Issues regarding sexuality, gender, anger, trauma, and religious or existential questions are my specialty.

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My treatment methods

Mindfulness-Based Therapy

Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy is an approach to psychotherapy that uses cognitive behavioral therapy methods in conjunction with mindfulness meditative practices and similar psychological strategies. This is an evidence based approach, that is skill focused, with me you can quickly learn skills to apply to your daily life.