Psychotherapist for Motivational Interviewing

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Liliyan Avansian Adegani
Registered Psychological Assistant, PsyD

Liliyan Avansian Adegani

'Are you struggling with anxiety, depression, or chronic pain? Is your relationship in trouble, or have you experienced trauma in the past? Are you experiencing family conflict? In a warm and supportive atmosphere, you can expect Dr. Avansian to support you as you develop practical coping skills and tools that you apply in everyday life. Working together, we will develop a treatment plan which meets…

Burbank, CA
Mario D’Aliesio
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, CCS, ADC-II

Mario D’Aliesio

'I have more than twenty years of experience in the field of psychotherapy and treating addiction. My passion for service has led me to work with active duty military, veterans, teens, couples, and individuals who are seeking balance and healing. My unique experience and talents have crafted me as an expert in identifying and treating PTSD, oppositional defiance disorder, and substance use disorders, including pathological…

Irvine, CA
Lincoln Wachira Waitiki
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT

Lincoln Wachira Waitiki

'Lincoln Wachira Waitiki, MA.LMFT. is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (California license #LMFT109179) in an independent practice in Modesto, California. Since 2018, I offer therapy to families, individuals, couples and children facing a variety of relationship problems. Since 2005 I have provided therapeutic mental health specialty services to the underserved in San Joaquin County and Stanislaus County residents. In my practice I use a…

Modesto, CA
Maria G. Gonzalez
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW

Maria G. Gonzalez

'Seeking help is the first courageous step towards growth, change, fulfillment and healing. These days, daily life can be really difficult to manage and it can be a struggle to not lose ourselves to the anxiety, depression, grief, trauma and chaos we experience. Feeling alone, disconnected and discouraged doesn’t have to remain the status quo. There is hope in recognizing your greatness and your potential.…

Fullerton, CA
Alena Y. N. Gittens
Psychologist, PhD

Alena Y. N. Gittens

'Sometimes in life we get overwhelmed, feel stuck, and hopeless. Sometimes it can feel as though things keep piling up against us and it can be hard to feel complete. Some people may experience this emotionally, others more physically. Different things trigger these responses in us and make it hard for us to thrive. Whether it is the pandemic, trauma, depression, anxiety, family or relational…

Foster City, CA
Henna Cho
Associate Clinical Social Worker, ASW

Henna Cho

'Are you feeling alone, unheard, or stuck? Are you experiencing anxiety, fatigue, and excessive worrying that impact your relationships and career? I’m glad you’re taking the time to notice these changes and to invest in yourself to become a better version of yourself. In sessions, I utilize Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to help identify ways to incorporate positive changes for your negative thought patterns. Thus, you…

Los Angeles, CA
Nicholas Charles Russi
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, LAADC-S, CCS, ICAADC

Nicholas Charles Russi

'**Telehealth Video sessions are available** Are you having trouble controlling your drinking but feel like "rehab" isn't for you? Have loved ones in your life pleaded with you to stop? Is your alcohol or drug use causing relationship issues? Anxiety problems? I know exactly how you’re feeling. Alcohol or drug abuse can extremely difficult to manage on your own. For the last 19 years I’ve…

San Marino, CA
Integrative Counseling for Mind-Body Wellness
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW

Integrative Counseling for Mind-Body Wellness

"I view the person as a whole and wellness as a personal journey. It's nearly impossible to heal the mind without also healing the body. As both a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with nearly 15 years of experience, and a Nutritionist, I can help you achieve optimum mental and physical vitality and find your pathway to becoming your best self. Together, we will look at…

San Diego, CA
Laura Picard
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, AMFT

Laura Picard

"Therapy doesn’t have to be a dreaded experience. With a kind heart and open mind, I strive to make therapy a comfortable place where you can explore the deepest insights about yourself with compassion and empathy. Therapy becomes an experience and journey about who YOU are and where YOU want to go. Is something standing in the way? Are you stuck in repetitive patterns or…

Irvine, CA
Pacific Practice, LLC., Nami Nocifera
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW

Pacific Practice, LLC., Nami Nocifera

'Afraid that you've lost your old self and are becoming a person that you do not want to be? Wondering, "Why can't I just be happy?" Don't give up! It is tough navigating all the self-critical thoughts that show up when we are trying to do our best. Although we are not taught to show kindness to ourselves-- mindful self-compassion counteracts the barrage of judgment…

Marina Del Rey, CA
Bay Area Center for Mood Disorders
Psychologist, PhD

Bay Area Center for Mood Disorders

'Therapy helps to improve lives in a meaningful way (have better relationships with friends, family members and partners, improve our self-esteem), rather than offering just symptom relief. I work to help you identify issues, problems and patterns, but also implement skills and tools make changes to these patterns. I offer a warm, compassionate, and collaborative environment, and I will work with you to tailor clinical…

San Francisco, CA
Danae Sowell
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT

Danae Sowell

' Do you feel unhappy in your current life situation? Do feelings of depression, anxiety or low self-esteem keep you feeling "stuck" or "lost?" Is your child or teen struggling with depression, anxiety, emotional expression and self-esteem during this challenging time? Let's figure this out together. I believe that therapy should be a healthy and restorative process where you feel safe and understood. I value…

San Diego, CA
Noosha Niv
Psychologist, PhD

Noosha Niv

"I want to provide you and your family evidence-based treatments to help reduce your symptoms, improve your quality of life, and reach your goals. Are you living a life that is not aligned with your wants and values? Are you struggling with addiction, mood, anxiety, or psychotic symptoms? Are you the family member of someone having these difficulties? Are you getting frustrated that your family…

Los Angeles, CA
Gauri Sanchez
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT

Gauri Sanchez

'Are you struggling with depression, anxiety and/or any other symptoms after experiencing a traumatic event? Life has its up and downs -after a traumatic event it alters our sense of safety and well being. By reclaiming our peace and empowerment throug therapy we can live a healthy life. Whether it is divorce, victim of crime, child abuse or the loss of loved- healing is possible.…

Stockton, CA
Kate Westengard
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT

Kate Westengard

'Looking to figure out who you are? Why you do what you do? Have you been feeling sad, anxious, flat and/or overwhelmed? Are you looking for someone to talk to about how to cope with life? You are not alone and I would like to help. I have a passion for connecting with my clients and meeting them where they are. Together, we will work…

Redlands, CA
Jason Sackett
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, PCC, CEAP

Jason Sackett

'Chances are you are looking for solutions or just a good, neutral listener. If you are challenged with stress, anxiety, low confidence, or conflict, then you came to the right place. If you need a therapist with a unique perspective of the world of work, you found him. I help people identify and leverage their natural strengths, and to make shifts in their thinking that…

Los Angeles, CA
Laura Phelan-Shahin
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT

Laura Phelan-Shahin

'I am a licensed marriage and family therapist and expressive arts therapist. Through playing with image metaphor and stories, I walk down the path towards whole-hearted living with you. I use a wide variety of interventions from many different theories and practices; utilizing mindfulness interventions, experiential therapies, motivational interviewing, and ACT. I am also influenced by psychodynamic, attachment, and humanistic theories. I work with adults…

Arcata, CA
UniHealth Counseling & Psychology – Group Practice
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CCBTS

UniHealth Counseling & Psychology – Group Practice

'If you feel the stress of personal relationships, the stress of work, and even the stress bottled up from life circumstances over the years, we may be able to help. When challenging experiences push us away from our path, and from living up to the potential we know we have, an attentive and responsive therapeutic environment for positive healthy change may help. Our office is…

San Francisco, CA
Jessica Byrd-Olmstead
Psychologist, PhD

Jessica Byrd-Olmstead

'Psychotherapy can be helpful addressing coping with loss, chronic stress from work in a demanding industry, or wanting to explore the relationship patterns in your life and how they have led you to where you are now. You may be ready to let go of old habits and patterns that hold you back from living a life filled with purpose and joy. I work collaboratively…

Saratoga, CA
Robert Franklin Evans
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT, LPCC

Robert Franklin Evans

'25 years of experience in mental health and addictions both adult, adolescent and the development of specific behavioral and cognitive skills helping parents regain control over their children's conduct, oppositional and defiant behaviors. I have also been providing services aimed at helping couples save their marriage and parents with with all aspects of child, adolescent and transitional age youth behaviors, including early onset of mental…

Placerville, CA
Paul E Margolis
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, R-DMT

Paul E Margolis

'I am a compassionate Solution Focused Therapist, who specializes in helping children, teens, individuals, and families cope with the aftermath of trauma. Whether there has been abuse, an assault, bullying, or the experience of witnessing a troubling event, I can help you or your child work through the transition and develop new coping strategies that can be successfully applied in the home, school, and work…

Santa Rosa, CA
Sarah Barker
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT

Sarah Barker

'With many twists and turns these days, new crisis, and changing cultural climate, it is important to feel heard and validated. I would like to offer telehealth sessions to individuals in order to assist you in processing these concerns as well as other needs, struggles, and insights you may be faced with. While we will be meeting in this alternative manner I will strive to…

Chico, CA
Carolyn Jordan
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT

Carolyn Jordan

"*Accepting New Clients* Where are the road blocks in your life? Perhaps you had a traumatic experience, are going through a life transition, have relationship issues, or are affected by a dysfunctional childhood. Perhaps you haven't been able to put your finger on why you feel this way, but are overwhelmed with feelings of anxiety, depression, or lack focus and motivation. I use a strength-based,…

Encino, CA
Gina L Sickels
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT

Gina L Sickels

'If you can change your thoughts, you can change your world! I believe learning how to challenge negative thoughts can greatly impact your mood and subsequent behaviors. I am passionate about helping others live the life they deserve! Unfortunately, past traumas, experiences and life circumstances change our perception and view of the world. Fear, depression, anxiety and mistrust can interfere with our ability to pursue…

Huntington Beach, CA
Mindful Matters Counseling, Marni Goldberg
Counselor, EdS, MA, LMFT, LPCC

Mindful Matters Counseling, Marni Goldberg

'Are you ready to finally feel in control of your life? I know how hard it can be to take the first step in finding a therapist who is a good fit for you, but you deserve happiness! Anxiety and stress can get in the way of having a happy and fulfilling life. If you or your teen/young adult are struggling with thoughts, feelings, or…

San Diego, CA
Renato Perez
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW

Renato Perez

"Do you feel trapped by your own thoughts? Feel like no matter how hard you try, you can't catch a break? Are you haunted by past experiences or traumas? You are not alone. I am an L.A. based psychotherapist and counselor that utilizes strength-based, solution-focused, and mindful therapy to guide you in your journey to self-improvement. Psychotherapy is one of the most important spaces that…

Sherman Oaks, CA
Dr. Abigail Go
Psychological Assistant, PsyD

Dr. Abigail Go

'Do you find yourself struggling with daily challenges? Does your child/teen struggle with connecting with his/her peers? Has your child/teen been diagnosed with being on the spectrum (ASD)? Does your child/teen get bullied? Do you struggle with managing your teen’s social media use? Teen, do you wish your parents listened more? Reaching your mental health goals, and knowing that those negative feeling will not last…

Palm Desert, CA