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Our first time experiencing marriage counseling. With just our first session we've learned so much. Michelle explains everything so well from a man and woman's point of view. Really looking forward to our sessions with her.
Stephanie wonderful and she is helping me and my husband get over this dreaded hump in our marriage. She gives a safe space and a neutral environment that allows for us both to be comfortable.
My husband and I love Cristi! She had a great outline for premarital counseling. We highly recommend her. She gave us a great foundation to the start of our marriage. Truly, she is a gem.
I highly recommend Pastor Eddie Diaz as a counselor, he counseled me during my marriage also after I lost my husband. He grief counseled me, also with anxiety depression. So I highly recommend him.
I have worked with Carlyle in health care and spiritual care settings. He brings clarity and compassion to the process of becoming a whole and healed person. Carlyle is committed to bringing out the best in himself & those around him, especially come hell & high water. He is the person we all want to have on our team or lifeboat when facing difficult times. You could do no better than come to know Carlyle as a counselor or guide for yourself. I for one feel blessed to know him, rely on him, and be care for by him. — Jennifer Block, Chaplain and Educator
I have been to many marriage therapists and while my marriage unraveled right before Dr. Price, she genuinely cared for both of us and without her I would not have been able to make it through this. Her understanding is coupled with exceptional education and enough heartbreaking experiences in her personal life to truly be both empathetic and guiding. Linda is truly one of the rare councerlors who could save your marriage if gone to soon enough and will help you save yourself and family if too late. I have referred many couples and individuals to her and ALL have sent glowing reports back to me.
Mary Jean brings a special sort of serene magic to a ceremony. One that calms the bride and groom while bringing all their loved ones' focus to the ceremony, culminating this beautiful energy bonding two people in marriage for life. Can not recommend Mary Jean highly enough.
Tim is a wonderful marriage and family coach. I am a Pastor in the area and have referred many couples and parents to Tim over the last 15 years. All with great results I highly recommend Tim!.
Ayamanatara performed our wedding in September of 2009. She paid meticulous attention to creating a day that fully incorporated our hopes and expectations as well as being representational of the community we were creating with our newly formed circle of friends and family. We received a multitude of compliments from our guests on the ceremony that she performed. We will always be grateful that she was such an integral part of our marriage's beginning.
Lydia is amazingly intuitive, knowledgeable and compassionate therapist. Every time I've referred her clients they have called me to thank me for helping them find her. She's definitely my go to person when someone I know needs a female therapist.
Matthew and I knew we wanted to marry and blend our families. When we found out we were able to have the older children live with us, we felt it would be better for our family to solidify with Marriage. We called on our friend Victoria, as an ordained Minister, she understood us, and knew we were committed to each other and our family. Victoria married Matthew and I in an intimate, touching ceremony where we had our first date. Victoria touched on reminders for us of love, commitment and God. We are so thankful she was there for us in this exciting time of our lives. Thank you Victoria!!
Terri helped me through a very tough time in my life. She has always been a trusted, loyal and helpful counselor. Her insight and guidance has helped me deal many life issues including depression, anxiety, relationships and abuse. Anyone will benefit from working with Terri she is a GREAT counselor!
My practice is based on a holistic approach that focuses on the behavioral, cognitive, social, emotional and spiritual aspects of the individual's life. I have over thirty years of experience. Healing should not take years. I work to help you identify and heal core issues, and develop a gentle practice that can accelerate your healing. Clients I have served have said that my holistic and integrative process has done more for them than other therapies they have tried over the years. Individuals and couples tell me they have been able to identify core issues, and heal by practicing focused, individualized healing techniques. I have found over the past thirty years of helping individual, couples and families that healing occurs quicker and with more lasting results when people learn to develop a practice that is consistent and motivating, and which produces valid results. I also have years of experience working with people who have various developmental disabilities, such as Asperger syndrome, autism, and pervasive developmental disorder.
I have worked with hospice, helping individuals and families entering their end of life transition. I have found that by paying particular attention to the steps of grief, people can continue to grow and build healthy relationships even while coming to terms with a terminal illness. It is important for everyone to be able to break through old patterns to say what needs to be said. I have since transitioned to working with individuals with eating disorders, which reflect other underlying issues and trauma. I assisted many clients replace self-destructive behaviors (eating disorders, self-harm, substance abuse, and other maladaptive coping skills) with acceptance and self-love. I believe therapy can benefit everyone who sincerely wishes to see a change in his or her life. Appropriate therapy can relieve feelings of distress, increase satisfaction in interpersonal relationships, create skills for managing anxiety, and help grow greater personal awareness and insight. Difficult changes have no specific design, but with help, you can learn from them, grow with them, and be better because of them.
I am a bilingual, bicultural self-starter who is currently accepting new clients. I offer an open, compassionate approach and believe that a valuable lesson lies behind every uncomfortable or confusing emotion. As we collaborate on your therapy journey, we will understand the purpose these feelings serve within you. Together, we can start to reframe all of your experiences and emotions as adaptive. Change begins with acceptance and self-compassion. We will work on understanding YOU and get to know your truth, then turn to new pathways that encourage your growth. I was raised by an American father and Peruvian mother, an upbringing that has given me a lens that holds and respects culture, complexity, and perspective. I obtained my Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology at Pepperdine University, which provided a solid grounding of Psychodynamic Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I mostly, however, practice Relational Gestalt Therapy, which focuses on processing emotions and sensations in the here and now. As we mold these theories and techniques together, we can explore trauma, anxiety, and depression, as well as how they arise in the present-moment felt experience. By exploring what happens in both the mind and body, we can start to calm anxious, depressive thoughts and feelings. I aim to honor each of your needs and create a collaborative, safe space that gives you a say in how your therapy operates.
I provide marriage counseling for couples at risk of divorce or who need to learn how to effectively communicate, set boundaries, and assert oneself. I also do individual therapy for relationship issues, depression, anxiety, chemical dependency, and with a specialty working with eating disorders.
My therapeutic style is active and engaging, with the intention of fostering insight and self-awareness. I am very passionate about holistic health and wellness and I truly believe in the mind-body connection. I work experientially and relationally to assist my clients in reconnecting with their bodies and listening to their internal signals. I use a combination of mindfulness based practices, somatic interventions, gestalt therapy, psychodynamic therapy, and relational therapy. As a certified yoga instructor, I also use basic yoga postures, breath work, and guided meditations to help my clients increase their bodily awareness, process trauma in the body, and focus on the here and now. I received my B.A. in communication, art history, and psychology from the University of Southern California and graduated with honors from Pepperdine University with a M.A. in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy. Registered MFT Associate #94527 Supervised by Jami Winkel LMFT #44036 California
I am a well-known, experienced spiritual counselor/astrologer/numerologist/palmist with over 40 years of experience in helping people fulfill their own life purpose as well as understand their loved ones, family, friends and romantic partners/spouses by comparing compatibility and finding answers in their important relationships. If you are looking to gain clarity, seek insight into you personal issues, and find out the timetables of your own life and those you care about and love, exploring astrological and numerological counsel will truly help you. I really care and lovingly help you with my knowledge and insight. I am a great listener and highly intuitive and perceptive and possess wisdom through learning and decades of personal and professional experience. A session with me will leave you feeling positive about yourself, those close to you and your future, be it personal or career. Together, we will look at your special situation in great detail and find innovative and workable solutions. I look forward to connecting with you in the near future and helping you reach success and happiness.
I am passionate about healthy marriages and thriving relationships, so I most enjoy working with dating, engaged, and married couples. I teach each couple how to assertively ask for what they want and need, how to communicate effectively by allowing their partner to feel safe, and how to resolve conflict in a constructive way that respects, rather than wounds, one another. If you are facing challenging circumstances in your relationship, I believe these can be an opportunity to strengthen your connection with your partner and draw you closer together, instead of driving you apart. For dating and engaged couples, I am a certified facilitator for the prepare/enrich program and recommend couples considering marriage to complete this valuable instrument. We use your data to identify strengths and growth areas, as well as explore opinions about core issues in marriage to find agreement and negotiate differences. I offer day, evening, and weekend sessions, as well as a free phone consultation to briefly discuss your situation and answer any questions you have as you evaluate options for counseling.
Santa Monica, CA
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