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Dr. Briana Hedman

(she/her)

Dr. Briana Hedman profile image
PhD
10 years of experience
Warm
Intelligent
Empowering
Virtual
In-person
Pasadena, CA 91...
You've accomplished a lot, but something just isn't working anymore. I can help if you feel stuck in a relationship, career, or creatively; want to build resiliency and coping; have difficult life changes and transitions; have questions about identity and values; want a better understanding of repeating patterns in your life. You are curious and motivated to understand yourself and you're ready to learn new ways of coping with life's challenges. Perhaps you know what the problem is and have some good ideas about how to fix it. Unfortunately, that may not be enough to make the change you need. I want to be there with a new perspective, accountability, and support.

Next available: Jun 12

Conrad Larkin

(he/him)

Conrad Larkin profile image
LCSW
42 years of experience
Virtual
I specialize in uncovering the root causes behind feelings of anxiety and depression, helping individuals break free from unproductive patterns that may be holding them back. With over 30 years of experience as a therapist, I've discovered that when we expose these patterns and express the emotions tied to them, your true self emerges. As internal conflicts diminish, relationships flourish, and the authentic meaning and purpose of your identity come to light. My goal is to guide each person in developing a personalized plan that aligns with their values and unique contributions. I've had the privilege of working with individuals of all ages. For children and young people, I provide a safe space for them to express themselves and navigate life's challenges. On the other end of the spectrum, I've supported elders and disabled individuals coping with loss and grief. When emotions connected to grief are stifled, I specialize in identifying and resolving these emotional roadblocks, facilitating a path to healing and adjustment.

Next available: Jun 3

Ilena Sussman

(she/her)

Ilena Sussman profile image
LMFT
20 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
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

Next available: May 28

Michael Bacallao

(he/him)

Michael Bacallao profile image
LCSW
5 years of experience
Intelligent
Solution oriented
Authentic
Virtual
Hello, and thank you for taking the time to invest in your mental health. Are you having a hard time balancing family, work, and life? Are you struggling with avoidance and anxiety about the future? Are you just ready for a change and aren't sure how to make a plan of action? It's difficult to grow without support and even harder at times to find the tools to carve your own path. If you feel ready to explore how to reach your unique potential; let's figure out some goals, what's in the way, and how we can work through those challenges so you can reach your goals. My background in research, crisis care, inpatient, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, in-home therapy, group therapy and outpatient therapy has given me exposure to several forms of therapy. I am currently practicing CBT, DBT, ACT and some elements of other forms of therapy. If you are curious how we could approach your challenges and goals, please reach out and we can discuss options. Consultations are welcomed.

Next available: May 29

Jerome Scott,LMFT

(he/they)

Jerome Scott,LMFT profile image
LMFT
20 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Intelligent
Virtual
I have been licensed as Marriage Family Therapist since April 3,2003. My area of clinical practice has focused on addressing the underlining causes of anxiety, addiction and depressive disorders. In addition, I have acquired a fundamental understanding of crisis that affects the struggle involving martial relationships. As a Marriage Therapist, I have expertise in the utilization of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. It my clinical experience that if you can effectively change your thoughts process your life will radically change for the better.

Next available: Jun 5

Connelly Jenks

(she/her)

Connelly Jenks profile image
LCSW
11 years of experience
Open-minded
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
I work with women who are transitioning to motherhood and are learning how to be themselves within their new role. Many of my clients are experiencing a difficult transition to their new role as a mom. They are finding their way into their new identity, feeling as though they have lost their past self, identity, and freedom. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Therapist in California. I received my undergraduate degree in psychology at the University of San Diego and my Masters of Social Work at Azusa Pacific University. I have been working as a therapist for 11 years and have experience working with children, families, and individuals to address mental health needs. I specialize in working with postpartum women. I have my Perinatal Mental Health Certification from Postpartum Support International. I am trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) which helps to address and heal trauma. I have worked with many individuals who have a history of traumatic experiences in their lives and utilized EMDR to assist in reprocessing their experiences. I use an eclectic approach working with my clients, focusing on person-centered and solution-focused care.

Next available: Jun 3

Liz Rojas

(she/her)

Liz Rojas profile image
PhD
9 years of experience
Empowering
Solution oriented
Direct
Virtual
Welcome! I'm Liz. Have you noticed your outlook on your life growing increasingly grim? Perhaps struggling in your self-confidence, your ability to trust yourself or others in relationships, or enact positive change in your circumstances. I am a person-centered, integrative therapist that will instill hope to guide you to live a life rooted in your personal beliefs and values successfully. Whether you may be struggling with PTSD/trauma (including racial stress and acculturation), depression, anxiety, stress management, painful emotions, relationship difficulties, or making a healthy behavior change, I am here to tailor your treatment to you. I am an evidence-based therapist, who uses a multicultural approach to understand you, what has influenced your beliefs/values, and how your perspectives and life journey has evolved. I will partner with you on guiding you to a life worthy of you, using techniques that are proven to improve symptoms and achieve an optimal quality of life. I'm ready to collaborate with you!

Next available: Jun 7

Clint Edwards

Clint Edwards profile image
LCSW
9 years of experience
Empowering
Open-minded
Solution oriented
Virtual
Whole-Hearted Therapy Centered on Genuine Connection. Ever had therapy that feels like it drags on without any results? Research shows the Power of Connection drives roughly 60% of Therapeutic Success. My Compassionate Therapy Style focuses on Building Bridges of Trust and cultivating a meaningful connection with positive outcomes. So, how do you find the best therapist for you? That's a great question. And it's one that most people struggle with answering whether it's their first or umpteenth search. Is it the therapist him/herself, their personality, theoretical approach, or specialty? While all these factors are important, it shouldn't be your responsibility to find the best clinician; rather it's the clinician's responsibility to become the best therapist for you. I also have a particular interest in using holistic practices to help create great results for depression & anxiety disorders as well as trauma/PTSD and other mental/behavioral conditions. These include EFT Tapping, breathing/mindfulness/meditation, and Amino Acids, etc. I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker/Addiction Counselor with nearly nine years of extensive professional experience in both mental health and addiction. Further, I have a personal background in overcoming addictions as well as several mental health and learning disabilities. Whether you're seeking help to overcome addiction, mental health conditions or career counseling, I've dedicated my professional life to becoming YOUR BEST clinician. Transform Your Mental Health Story: Break Free from disheartening therapy experiences with my Empathetic Approach. Ready for a change? Let’s connect for a video conference consultation. From the comfort of your own space, let’s start your journey towards a happier, healthier you!

Next available: May 30

Alicia Santiago

(she/her)

Alicia Santiago profile image
LCSW
9 years of experience
Warm
Intelligent
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hi there, I'm Alicia. Are you feeling lost or stuck in some aspect of your life and finding it hard to move forward? Is it hard to be kind to yourself? With your permission, I help to hold the container for deeper exploration and healing. I am a trauma-based therapist trained in EMDR, Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy (KAP) and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). I believe that each of us possesses an internal source of wisdom that can be cultivated through psychotherapy, psychedelic medicines, meditation practices, yoga and other connecting practices that link the brain, body and spirit. My therapeutic approach has a foundation of mindfulness and compassion, curiosity and respect. I often use EMDR as an evidence-based approach to working with trauma and other challenges. I am sensitive to the impact of one's social, physical and cultural environment as well as systems of oppression. Clients say my approach is warm, relational, collaborative, strengths-based and trauma-informed. I cannot do the work for you, but I can help you along the way, and it is truly an honor and a joy for me.

Next available: Jun 7

Nely

Nely profile image
LCSW
8 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
My name is Eminely Soberanis and I am a licensed clinical social worker practicing psychotherapy in the Los Angeles area. I go by Nely for short and my goal as a therapist is to assist and provide awareness in your mental health journey. I have been licensed for over seven years and have worked in different settings such as hospitals, school-based, community field-based based, and telehealth services. I have worked with a variety of age groups from different backgrounds, and I plan to be your biggest support and ally while you navigate your mental health journey.

Next available: Jun 3

Julia Gunderson

(she/her)

Julia Gunderson profile image
LMFT
16 years of experience
Open-minded
Empowering
Virtual
As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Julia Gunderson specializes in trauma and mood disorders (anxiety and depression). Julia earned her MA in Marriage and Family Therapy at Phillips Graduate Institute (2007). The focus of her work for many years has been in the community mental health setting and private practice. Since 2007 Julia has worked in various non-profit settings working with children and adolescents. She has many years of experience working with various types of populations in the Los Angeles area. She has been giving back and educating many about mental health and destigmatizing the need for mental health, especially in the Latino culture. Julia is nationally certified in TF- CBT (Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) and certified in PCIT (Parent Child Interactive Therapy) as well as a PCIT trainer. Trained in YSBP (Youth with Sexual Behavioral Problems), FFT (Family Functional Therapy), and CBITS (Cognitive Behavioral Interventions for Trauma in the School) models. Julia was born and raised in Los Angeles and has a private practice specializing in child and adult trauma, anxiety, and depression. She is bilingual in Spanish and strives to provide her clients with acceptance and attention so that they will no longer feel alone with their problems. Julia is committed to helping clients feel better and make changes easily and has the skills and passion to assist them.

Next available: Jun 2

Monique Little

(she/her)

Monique Little profile image
LPCC
8 years of experience
Virtual
Hello and welcome! My name is Monique, and I am a clinical therapist. I am looking forward to meeting people where they are and becoming a small, but meaningful part of their journeys. I’ve been doing this work for a while now and I know the importance of research to finding an appropriate fit. My goal is to be of service and to help people that are looking to grow and heal. I have extensive training and experience in evidence-based modalities such as CBT and trauma-informed care. I have worked with several populations, including but not limited to; veterans, college students, people who struggle with addiction, couples, families, people struggling with marginalized identities as well as those looking to improve their quality of life, by way of personal growth, or trauma resolution. The approach that I employ is from a humanistic perspective. I understand the importance of respect and safety to the explorative process of being in therapy. CBT is utilized as a proven and effective way to treat a myriad of disorders, or simply to grow in perspective as an individual or as a member of a family unit/romantic partnership. I wish you only the best on your journey to wellness, even if our paths do not cross, best of luck. If you are interested in the services that I provide, please do not hesitate to reach out and start the process. I hope to hear from you soon.

Next available: May 30

Sammy Glenn

(he/him)

Sammy Glenn profile image
LCSW
13 years of experience
Direct
Empowering
Virtual
Thank you for stopping by my page! What you will experience as my client will always be based upon the following: professionalism, care, and experience. I consider effective mental health treatment to be a life-changing experience and it is my goal as your therapist to support you 100% in reaching your goals. My philosophy is this: "I'll always help if you'll always try." I have worked with a wide variety of people, and find that almost all of us can connect as fellow humans. I am currently licensed in North Carolina, West Virginia, Florida, Tennessee, and California, and make my home in beautiful Southern Oregon. PLEASE NOTE THAT I HAVE A FULL-TIME PRACTICE OUTSIDE OF GROW AND IF YOUR FIRST APPOINTMENT CHOICE IS MADE FOR THE FOLLOWING DAY OR 2-3 DAYS AWAY, I WILL LIKELY HAVE TO MOVE IT OUT SEVERAL DAYS. IF POSSIBLE, CHOOSING A DAY 7-10 DAYS OUT WOULD BE IDEAL. IF YOUR NEED IS MORE EMERGENT, THEN PLEASE ACCESS CARE LOCALLY OR YOU MAY FIND ANOTHER THERAPIST ON GROW THERAPY THAT IS AVAILABLE SOONER. I TRY TO BALANCE HELPING AS MANY AS I CAN WITHOUT COMPROMISING THE CARE. THANK YOU, SAM

Next available: May 28

Reina M. Michelle

Reina M. Michelle profile image
LMFT
16 years of experience
Direct
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
Welcome! I am Reina Michelle, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who specializes in helping people who are going through difficult times in their lives. I help by being a good listener and teaching communication skills that can make a big difference in improving their relationships with others. I also am experienced in working with people who have anxiety, depression, chronic illness and mood disorders as I have been certified in DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy) treatment. Sometimes we need a little help when life becomes too difficult to handle on our own. Looking at our problems from a different perspective can make a difference in becoming able to live harmoniously with our family and friends. I have a Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology from JFK University in San Jose, CA. I live in Santa Cruz, CA, and have worked with clients throughout Northern California for over 15 years.

Next available: May 30

Merisa Bambur, LMFT, ATR

(she/her)

Merisa Bambur, LMFT, ATR profile image
LMFT
8 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Intelligent
Virtual
Do you find yourself doing the same thing over and over again, expecting a different result? Are you struggling to find balance in your life? Do you feel like there's a part of you that has died and hasn't come back to life? Hi, my name is Merisa. I'm a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Registered Art Therapist and artist. I help highly functioning adults manage their stressors and find more balance in life. I am an art therapist, meaning we will use art as a communication tool to express emotions, process trauma and relieve stress. I have many clients who are not willing to do art therapy, and that's okay as well! Talking is just as effective. If you're from a family who didn't talk about feelings, and/or avoided conflict, it is possible that talking about your feelings isn't easy. I am here to help ease you into it. Therapy is like exercising. You will be working new muscles and I'm here to help you get stronger. Professional Background: I graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor's in Fine Arts, minoring in Psychology in 2014 and graduated with my Masters in Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy and Art Therapy in 2016. I was always creative and wanted to help others which lead me in the direction of art therapy and LMFT. I have worked at the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, providing therapy to patients and families; multiple addiction treatment centers and I was also a school counselor. I have been in recovery for years, and have personal and professional experience working with teens, adults and families in substance use and mental health treatment. I am willing to help you with addiction, anxiety, PTSD, low self-esteem, and relationship issues.

Next available: May 30

Dr. Christina Dawn Nelson, Ph.D.

(she/her)

Dr. Christina Dawn Nelson, Ph.D. profile image
PhD
12 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hi there, I'm Dr. Christina. Do you have a hard time regulating your emotions? Are you struggling to find meaning and value in life? Is it hard to be kind to yourself? How are your relationships with others? I am a licensed clinical psychologist with several years of experience working in clinical psychology settings, ranging from an inpatient psychiatric hospital to a women's residential substance use disorder treatment program. I help people who are easily overwhelmed to learn distress tolerance techniques and stress management skills. Together, we can strategize about what to do to help you to manage your emotions. We'll use a whole self approach, addressing the needs of your mind, body and spirit. I also integrate mindfulness, yoga and art to help you develop a stronger relationship with yourself. Whether you're dealing with overwhelm, relationship issues or cycles of anxiety and depression, I'm here to help. Seeking therapy can feel scary but you're making the right choice. You deserve a safe space to heal and grow. In our sessions together, I'll meet you with compassion and evidence-based techniques so you can overcome the hangups and habits holding you back. Let's work together!

Next available: May 28

Katja Rapp

(she/her)

Katja Rapp profile image
LMFT
18 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Challenging
Virtual
I believe that we all have resources within us that help us through life's difficulties and can also provide healing, but sometimes we need a little help and guidance on our way to get back on the path that is right for us. I want to help guide you back to this route and find a connection to your “Self” again, using an approach that is tailored to your individual needs. I specialize in working with individuals who struggle with eating disorders, trauma, grief, loss, LGBTQ+, HIV and AIDS, substance abuse, as well as, anxiety and depression/bipolar.

Next available: Jun 25

Ashley Newman

(she/her)

Ashley Newman profile image
LCSW
10 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
The pressures of the modern world seem never ending, particularly when you deal with an untreated or difficult to treat mental health or substance use issue. I specialize in certain mental health diagnoses including personality disorders, postpartum issues, depression/anxiety, self harm/suicidal ideation. I am prepared to assist you in offering helpful coping strategies, understanding the psychology behind your experiences/symptoms, processing feelings and thoughts, and gaining better traction on your life. My specialty is in mental health and substance use (dual diagnosis). I am DBT certified. I have worked with individuals impacted by cycles of trauma, violence, and substances in various settings including psychiatric hospitals, county jail, intensive outpatient programs, and outpatient clinics. My mission? Help people THRIVE and be SEEN/HEARD despite these circumstances. I understand that both making sense of the issue(s) at hand and reaching out is incredibly anxiety producing. What I provide is a safe and warm space where you can explore your needs, current feelings, history, and goals. You have the power to stop fighting what is out of your control, and harness your power to control what is just within your grasp.

Next available: May 30

Maz Karandish

(he/him)

Maz Karandish profile image
PsyD
7 years of experience
Holistic
Authentic
Intelligent
Virtual
I'm Maz Karandish and I'm a psychologist (PsyD). My approach is flexible, client centered, and utilizes mindfulness-based interventions at every point of the journey towards healing. My therapeutic approach is tailored to each specific client. Tenets of CBT, DBT, & solution focused approaches are always incorporated. The depth oriented approaches, such as psychoanalysis, are also integrated to facilitate transformative therapeutic engagements

Next available: May 30

Jeongeun Moon

(she/her)

Jeongeun Moon profile image
LCSW
4 years of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Solution oriented
Virtual
As a dedicated therapist, I am deeply committed to empowering my clients on their unique paths to healing and growth. Specializing in trauma-focused therapy, I incorporate a holistic and integrative approach, blending client-centered methods with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). My practice is founded on cultivating awareness, insights, and knowledge, aiming to facilitate positive changes in your life. At the heart of my work is the creation of a supportive and inclusive environment, tailored to embrace and address your individual needs and journey.

Next available: May 29

Dunya Gilmore

(she/her)

Dunya Gilmore profile image
LMFT
13 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
Honesty, integrity, insight, awareness, knowledge, relief and resolutions are what you'll get with me. I believe the theraputic process is organic and our sessions will unfold overtime, focusing on getting you to a place where you can think clearly, understand yourself better and feel solid. I am an out of the box thinker and doer with full acceptance for all lifes wonders. Differences are appealing and I welcome them with open arms, encouraging you to be your absolute self %100 of the time. If you need a jump start, help figuring out what makes you tick, what makes you happy, what your authentic self needs to thrive, I'd love to work with you. Life throws curve balls that can be annoying, frustrating, shocking at times. I get it because I've been there. It's ok and healthy to ask for help. My specialties include insight oriented talk therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, solution focused and strategic therapy. My history is working with adults who have depression and anxiety, relationship distress, anger management issues, trauma histories, existential crisis and have co-occurring disorders which require medication treatment. I work with couples who seek help communicating and bringing the love back into their relationship. I provide psycho-education and real life solutions to problems that seem unsolvable at face value, but with that one tweak, you find out they were solvable all along. I fully believe in the connection between body and mind and weave differing modalities into therapy in order to address each component of healing and wellness. Often we don't realize that just one simple tweak can launch you into the lifetime you want. Are you struggling with personal challenges affecting your relationships, work, social life and, most importantly, yourself. Do you miss that hope, that loving feeling for your partner or your kids? Complex, yet common, issues around love, family, purpose in life, and doing what truly makes you happy, have become overwhelming and you’re ready to do something different. Are you feeling underwhelmed? You may have recently undergone a loss, job change, life change, a psychiatric or medical emergency, and are feeling completely stuck. I believe your truth is in you, and my role of therapist is to provide emotional support, insight, and to help you navigate through past and present so you can have the future you deserve.

Next available: May 29

Dr. Anton Serzhan, Psy.D

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PsyD
6 years of experience
Solution oriented
Intelligent
Empowering
Virtual
Welcome! How have you been feeling lately? If you have been feeling like something is not right, or that it is time you addressed something that has bothered you for a while, then perhaps we should talk. Whether it trauma, difficulty with mood, low self-esteem, attention, interpersonal conflicts, maladaptive habits, pain management, personality disorders you are always welcomed in. I am Dr. Anton Serzhan, Psy.D (Dr. Anton) and I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist. For years I have been working with a variety of different populations, including the veterans, LGBTQ+, injury recovery and chronic pain patients; adults of every age group, both for individual sessions and as couples. I specialize in the application of evidence-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Assertive Communication Skills (ACS), Insight Oriented Therapy (IOT), Problem-Solving Therapy (PST), Guided Breathing, Validation Therapy (VT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). I am here to be your guide, your resource and your support. Ready to change your life? Then here we go!

Next available: Jun 6

Meredith Mebane

(she/her)

Meredith Mebane profile image
LCSW
11 years of experience
Solution oriented
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, I help clients to overcome the obstacles that get in the way of living a meaningful and purposeful life. I believe mental health and wellness is a lifestyle of putting yourself first mentally, emotionally, and physically. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of California. I have a Masters in Social Work from the University of Oklahoma and a Bachelor's in Psychology from Chapman University. My primary focus includes depression, anxiety, grief and loss, life transitions, caregiver stress, relationship issues, and stress management. It is important for my clients to be comfortable, agreeable and involved throughout the treatment process. Treatment plans are individualized to meet your needs because one size does not fit all. I use a person centered strengths based approach using Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT). I look forward to partnering with you on your healing journey.

Next available: Jun 1

Dr. Aisha Mitchell Washington, LCSW

(she/her)

Dr. Aisha Mitchell Washington, LCSW profile image
LCSW
23 years of experience
Authentic
Direct
Empowering
Virtual
Welcome to Dr. Mitchell's safe and brave space! I began my career working with "at-risk children and youth" and families in 1995. Many struggling with substance abuse, poverty, child abuse, and neglect. While maintaining the person in the environment perspective throughout my career, I supported antiracist policies, ideas, and actions. This is why I continue to practice in a manner that promotes self-awareness and self-reflectiveness for myself and with clients in a healing journey to self-care and resilience. I believe it is important to use narrative therapy and other therapies with the theory of intersectionality to remain person-centered. My practice is also focused on treating trauma and/or race-based stress that has shaped a person’s inner world; so the use of Feminist therapy, Queer Theory, and Liberation Psychology are introduced as appropriate. I welcome everyone who values peace to come and try with me.

Lori Brown

(she/her)

Lori Brown profile image
LCSW
17 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Open-minded
Virtual
Hi there! I've been a therapist for many years and have much life and work experience to draw upon. You are the expert in you and I am your ally and resource. We team up and collerate in meeting your goals and freeing you up to be the best version of yourself. As we walk down this path there will be laughter, sweat and tears. Whether your goal is to figure out your career path, get your mood on an even-keel, or to move through your grief, I'm here for you. You can expect to grow in self-compassion, self-esteem and an appreciation for your strengths and resilience.

Next available: May 28

Tara Steinke

(she/her)

Tara Steinke profile image
LMFT
4 years of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Empowering
Virtual
Hello, I'm Tara... I received my M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University with an emphasis on trauma studies. I'm a member of AASECT with the goal of becoming an AASECT certified sex therapist in the near future. I love working with clients who are struggling with career and life transitions, anxiety, grief and loss, stress management and relationship concerns. Prior to my work as a therapist, I worked for years in the entertainment industry with various film, TV and music artists. I love to work with creative types and understand the challenges many face working in that industry. I'm also a 500-hour RYT certified yoga and meditation teacher. I like to incorporate somatic and mindfulness exercises into my work with individuals and groups. I also have a background working as a sexual assault advocate and bring a strong passion and skill set for working with individuals with sexual trauma histories. I'm based in Los Angeles. When I'm not working, I can be found with my Chihuahua (Homer), hiking, reading, watching film & TV and working on creative writing projects.

Next available: Jun 6

Bernard Douglas

(he/him)

Bernard Douglas profile image
LMFT
35 years of experience
Authentic
Open-minded
Solution oriented
Virtual
I am a licensed psychotherapist in private practice, in California. My approach to therapy is commonsense, based in Dialog, reflective listening, mindfulness based cognitive therapy in conjunction with breath work, journaling and dream journaling and practicing being present. I take my clients seriously, I take our work together seriously, but I don’t take myself too seriously: my primary purpose is to be of service, to be useful to my clients. Our experiences are a map of where we have been, and what it was like. Our ‘stories’ are a mixture of moments we are proud of, grateful for and moments which we would rather not repeat. Through the therapeutic dialog we can come to understand why we make the choices we make and have an opportunity to discover new choices and decide how our story unfolds from the present moment into the future; with courage and kindness toward ourselves we can reach for the life we want to live and be the person we want to be. By the time my clients ‘graduate’ from therapy they will have developed tools which will continue being useful long after our work together has concluded. Personal responsibility and accountability are cornerstones of freedom.

Next available: Jun 20

Amanda Lewis

(she/her)

Amanda Lewis profile image
LMFT
7 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
Hello there! Do you ever feel as though there is much on your mind but no one to share it with? Like no one will understand what it is that you have to say? Are your thoughts and feelings leading to you feeling alone, depressed, or anxious? Or perhaps you've experienced trauma in your life and it is not resolved? Let me be the one to listen, support, and assist you in your journey. My name is Amanda Lewis, LMFT and I have 6 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and adults. I have experience working with depression, anxiety, anger, ADHD, PTSD, ODD, job stress, relationship and communication issues, as well as woman's issues. You'll find that in therapy, I use a warm, non-judgmental, empathetic approach so that you feel safe while allowing me to provide not only support, but skills to assist you in healing and finding a new hope in your life- whether it is work, school, family, or relationships.

Next available: May 29

Samantha Schaefer

(she/her)

Samantha Schaefer profile image
LCSW
7 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Intelligent
Virtual
Are you feeling stuck in life and looking for guidance and support so you can move forward? Do you feel bogged down by responsibilities and overwhelmed about the future? Are you anxious about how you're going to keep it all together? I help individuals manage life stress and difficult situations to support them in getting out of their heads and back into their lives. I am trauma-informed therapist focused on supporting individuals and couples navigate difficult life transitions. I have experience working with youth, adults and couples who are struggling with a variety of issues, including anxiety, depression, PTSD, low self-esteem, and challenges related to postpartum mental health or the transition to parenthood. I have extensive experience working in crisis mental health, including suicidal ideation and self-harming behaviors. I obtained my Master of Social Work from NYU in 2016 and have been practicing in California since. Please note that I have limited evening availability.

Next available: May 30

Chung Pham

(she/her)

Chung Pham profile image
LCSW
20 years of experience
Solution oriented
Intelligent
Empowering
Virtual
Hello, I am Chung, a bi-lingual Vietnamese licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) in California with over 20 years of experience in mental health field. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, grief & loss, PTSD, anger & stress management, relationship issues, substance abuse, parenting problems, individual with special needs, career challenges, OCD & ADHD, bi-polar, BPD, schizophrenia, etc. However, I don't accept couple/family at this time. I also don't provide any verification letter. I believe in working in partnership with clients, utilizing their strengths to help them sort out their challenges and achieve their goals. I also realize how important it is to identify all aspects of an individual’s life that impact their well-being including their physical health, support systems (family, friends), work or school environment, faith & spirituality in this process. I think when people have hope and can learn to challenge and replace irrational thoughts, beliefs, and attitudes, people are free to experience change. Everyone needs courage to take the first step to change. If you are ready and willing to take this step, please don't hesitant to book a virtual appointment with me by calling +1 (786) 755-1863, or emailing reception+LCSW13768@growtherapy.com I'm looking forward to working with you!

Next available: Jun 4

Jason Imhoff

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LCSW
13 years of experience
Open-minded
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
You don’t have to keep living this way. You can change and live the life that you want to live! And you don’t have to do it on your own. Change is hard, but it is possible. It takes work. It takes help. It takes action. Are you ready? Truly ready? If yes, then let’s go! I help people, athletes, and leaders develop confidence in themselves to improve their performance in life, relationships, sport, and leadership. I love helping people be better by overcoming their specific struggles. I combine over 18 years of military mental health experience with sport psychology training and a Jungian perspective. I commissioned through the US Army's Reserve Officer Training Corps, learning leadership in one of the best leadership training programs in the world. This unique combination helps me to understand the problem from multiple perspectives and implement effective strategies and solutions to help you make the most positive changes in your life. Please make your first one now by booking an appointment with me.

Next available: Jun 4

Nonish Xiong

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PsyD
15 years of experience
Virtual
My role is to assist you in your path to change by improving your sense of self. This includes developing an awareness of your ideas, feelings, and actions, which serves as the foundation for forming new habits and encouraging healthy self-talk about change. The key to lasting change is building these practices into your routine. Practice them regularly, tweak them as you go, and gradually, they'll become second nature.

Next available: May 28

Christine Tronge

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LCSW
28 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
1885 The Alamed...
Hello and Welcome to my page! I am a LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) with almost three decades of experience in the fields of mental health and substance use disorders. My work is primarily focused on adults of all ages, however, I do work with adolescents as well. Why work with me? Because I am a caring, compassionate and a skilled clinician who helps clients' achieve the results they desire. My office is warm and inviting and I'm conveniently located. Give me a call today.

Next available: May 29

Nayeem Lokhandwala

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LMFT
25 years of experience
Holistic
Direct
Authentic
Virtual
Hi there, I'm Nayeem Do you feel pulled in a million directions, unable to fit it all in? Are you struggling to keep up with your relationships, work and health? Is it hard to be kind to yourself? I help high performers manage anxiety and avoid burnout. Together, we can identify what's not working and get you back to balance. We'll use a whole self approach, addressing the needs of your mind, body and spirit. I also integrate mindfulness, yoga and art to help you develop a stronger relationship with yourself. Whether you're dealing with overwhelm, relationship issues or cycles of anxiety and depression, I'm here to help. Seeking therapy can feel scary but you're making the right choice. You deserve a safe space to heal and grow. In our sessions together, I'll meet you with compassion and evidence-based techniques so you can overcome the hangups and habits holding you back. Let's work together!

Next available: May 29

Dr. Adam Wilson Ph.D.

(he/him)

Dr. Adam Wilson Ph.D. profile image
PhD
9 years of experience
Solution oriented
Intelligent
Authentic
Virtual
Hi! I'm a Licensed Clinical Psychologist based in California. I received my bachelor's degree from Cornell University, a master's degree from the State University of New York (SUNY) system, another master's from the University of New Mexico, and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of New Mexico. I've trained at three Veteran's Affairs hospitals (most recently VA Puget Sound) and completed my residency at Kaiser Permanente in Northern California. I've co-authored more the 25 scholarly articles, chapters for medical textbooks, and symposia at national conferences, worked on a number of research grants funded by the National Institutes of Health, and have been providing psychotherapy for individuals, couples, and groups since 2014.

Next available: May 30

Valerie Roth

(she/her)

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LMFT
20 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Direct
Virtual
I focus on understanding your history, its impact and how to help you make adjustments that ease your path forward. My expertise includes anxiety, depression, relationship and work/career concerns among others. I primarily utilize cognitive behavioral, humanistic and psychodynamic approaches. I truly care about the well-being of others and helping people navigate life’s challenges so that they feel better about themselves and can live a more fulfilling life. If I don't have an appointment available that works for you, feel free to reach out to me to ask if I may have any other times available soon.

Next available: May 30

Aaron Rohrer

(he/him)

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LCSW
15 years of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Intelligent
Virtual
Are you struggling with issues related to depression, anxiety, substance use, trauma, grief, or major life changes? You, like the many clients I've supported over the last 15 years, may be struggling with circumstances outside of your control, feel dissatisfied with the way substances are impacting your life, or are struggling to stay motivated or connected to the version of yourself you would like to be. Using basic principles from common and evidence based practices such as ACT and CBT, combined with client centered and solutions focused approach, I can work with you to help you impact the change you would like to see in your life.

Next available: May 30

Ladybird Daniel, LPCC

(she/her)

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LPCC
9 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Open-minded
Virtual
Ladybird Daniel is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) with extensive experience treating PTSD, attachment challenges, ADHD, mood disorders, severe anxiety, bipolar disorder, depression, self-harming behaviors, parent-child conflict, bereavement, adoption, and life transitions. Ladybird received her Master’s in Counseling from California State University, Sacramento in 2014. Ladybird was raised in North Carolina and loves to vacation there and enjoy fine country cooking. She serves as a foster parent volunteer for a local animal shelter and loves caring for animals in need.

Next available: May 31

Teresa Haro

(she/her)

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LMFT
13 years of experience
Solution oriented
Warm
Open-minded
Virtual
Hello, Therapy can bring to you improved self-awareness and confidence that will allow a more fulfilling relationship with yourself, as well as help you to connect with others to establish enriching and satisfying relationships. Locating the right therapist can be quite a task! Hello, I’m Teresa Haro, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California [License #117156], focused on providing comprehensive Telehealth services in California. Conditions like trauma (PTSD, complex trauma), depression, anxiety, chronic illness, addictions, attention deficit hyperactivity/ disorder, and Bipolar can be addressed since they often lead to feeling like life can be difficult. Facing these emotional conditions may bring up difficult challenges for you. Difficult relationships, intergenerational trauma, childhood trauma, relational stress, abuse, grief, loss, low self-esteem, the cycle of life transitions, and co-dependency issues can impact the quality of life. I aim to assist you in harnessing your inner strengths and building resiliency to manage and thrive during difficult times, and life transitions. I have experience utilizing interventions from cognitive behavioral therapy, narrative therapy, solutions-focused therapy, psychodynamic therapy, positive psychology approaches, and mindfulness practices. I approach therapy from a client-centered perspective focusing on compassion, genuineness, and empathy. I help clients connect with the meaning of their thoughts, feelings, and actions. I have had the privilege to guide the following populations: college students, women and their concerns, domestic violence survivors, survivors of sexual abuse, gay men (MSM), immigrants, victims of abuse, adults, and seniors. *I am a graduate of Antioch University, Los Angeles, California. I have a Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology. My undergraduate degree is in Chicano Studies from California University Dominguez Hills, Carson, California. I am fluent in Spanish, and Bi-cultural. Together we can face any complexities that arise in a safe space. I strive to provide the emotional support you need to realize your potential emotional wellness, so you can embark on your well-being with life! **Please note I do not provide couples counseling services.

Next available: Jun 9

Justina Larson

(she/her)

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LMFT
7 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hi! I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) based in California. Don't be fooled by my license, I don't only work with couples and families. As a matter of fact, I work mostly with individuals. I have been in the field for 6 years working with teens, young adults and adults in their mid-life. I help clients struggling with anxiety, stress, life changes and transitions, and depression/loss. Together we will find solutions, understanding, and growth so that you can become the best version of yourself.

Next available: May 29

Jennifer Delgadillo

(she/her)

Jennifer Delgadillo profile image
LMFT
5 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hola and Welcome, my name is Jennifer Delgadillo a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT. I have been a bilingual therapist for the last 5 years. Throughout my career, I have gained an amplitude of experience working with young adults, and adolescents. I offer a safe, comfortable, and non-judgmental space to explore and process your current life challenges and develop effective strategies to allow you to continue growing during life changes.

Next available: Jun 13

Laura Laird

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LMFT
12 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
I am a Marriage and Family Therapist licensed in California with over 12 years experience. I am passionate about and enjoy working with adults, adolescents, and children to help them with the challenges they face, including unresolved trauma, anxiety, depression, relationship issues or whatever is holding you back. I have vast therapeutic and life experiences that help me better understand what you are going through and how to help you. Life is difficult, complicated and at times even traumatic, but it can also be filled with great joy and fulfillment. What is standing in the way of embracing the life you desire. It is not always easy getting to the point of asking for outside help. I recognize and respect the courage that it takes, and I am here to help you. I am a “person centered” therapist who works from a strength-based model using DBT, as well as techniques from CBT to help you access all that is within you to heal and change. One size does not fit all – No two people are the same, so no single therapy modality is right for everyone. I individualize treatment to ensure you are receiving what you need to reach your therapeutic and life goals. When you are willing to seek change, change will happen. Things can get better. Take that first step toward healing. I look forward to working with you!

Next available: May 28

Elena Wash, LCSW

(she/her)

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LCSW
8 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Direct
Virtual
Do you feel like an "adult child"? Do you feel stuck? Are you having difficulty navigating adulthood, causing you to feel burned out, anxious, lonely, and depressed? Did you follow the rules of our previous generations about what it means to be "successful," "an adult," or "a woman" only to be shackled with student debt, feeling disillusioned, and struggling to define your wants and needs in life? Do you need help redefining adulthood and success and finding meaning? Then this is the place for you! My name is Elena, and I’m a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in millennial mental health for women with a focus on anxiety, depression, and holistic wellness. I am someone who deeply values the therapeutic relationship with my clients. I pride myself on creating a safe and collaborative space for my clients to find their truth. I would love the opportunity to be part of your wellness journey so that you can find yourself.

Next available: May 31

Manny Dominguez

(he/him)

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LMFT
5 years of experience
Empowering
Open-minded
Authentic
Virtual
Hi there, I’m Manny. Are you currently searching for a sense of meaning and purpose in your life? Do you find yourself in an existential/spiritual emergency? Are you exploring your personal identity, expression, or sexuality? I help people of all ages increase self-awareness and decrease symptomology by bringing unconscious material into conscious awareness. Trauma combined with an emotional core (experiences of intense fear/guilt/shame) commonly splinters parts of our personality and represses such into the shadow/unconscious realms of our psyche. In response, many of us have adapted and survived by putting on masks in hopes of fitting in and being accepted by the people around us. Mental health concerns eventually arise because deep in our mind/body/soul we yearn for authenticity/individuation. Clients may also experience suicide ideation and/or self-harm because there are parts of themselves that no longer serve them. Together we can explore which aspects of ourselves to let go, in order to make space for something new to enter. I am a Doctoral Candidate from Pacifica Graduate Institute, my studies focused on Depth Psychology with a specialization in Integrative Therapy and Healing Practices. As a Holistic practitioner, I believe that each individual already possesses what is needed for their healing and it is my duty, as a guiding witness, to help the client navigate, process, and integrate such.

Next available: Jun 1

Christina Rodriguez

(she/her)

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LMFT
12 years of experience
Empowering
Warm
Authentic
Virtual
Hi there, I'm Christina. I am a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist that has been in practice for over 10 years. During our sessions, we'll work at your pace and where you are at emotionally. Creating a safe space filled with compassion and kindness is important to me, plus a mixture of mental health interventions. We'll set a goal and work towards achieving that goal. Don't worry, we don't have to delve deep into your past if you are not ready. Sometimes there is the need to process what you are going through at the moment and have someone to be there and listen and that's okay too. We can start there.

Next available: May 30

Kristi Abbott

(she/her)

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LCSW
16 years of experience
Solution oriented
Warm
Intelligent
Virtual
Hi! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker from California who has been practicing for 16 years. I received my BA in Psychology from UC Davis and my Master of Social Work from San Diego State University. I treat adults with a variety of issues including: depression, anxiety, trauma, grief & loss, life transitions & changes, and stress. I am also trained in providing psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy and can provide therapy that focuses on processing and integrating those experience for long-lasting healing.

Next available: May 28

Dr. Alysha Thomas

(she/her)

Dr. Alysha Thomas profile image
LMFT
7 years of experience