Therapy for Individuals
Find relief and renewal through the gift of therapy.
Therapy - Your Invaluable Resource to Enhance Your Mental Health and Well-being
Therapy is a powerful tool that allows you to explore and address mental, emotional, and interpersonal issues in a safe and supportive environment. For individuals, therapy can be beneficial in many ways – from helping with mental health issues to building supportive and healthy relationships.
“Our only job is to discover our personal legend…and to become it.”
- Paulo Coehlo
When There’s So Much More You Want Out Of Life
Work Together with a Licensed Therapist to Live a Happier, More Meaningful Life
Therapy can provide you with an outlet for the exploration of your thoughts, feelings, challenges, relationships, past experiences, and future goals. You will gain insight into yourself and your relationships with others, while also learning how to manage or navigate challenging situations. You will explore the origins of guilt and shame and find the joy in being yourself.
Together, we can find the skills to cope with stress, anxiety, and depression and determine how to navigate life in times of crisis. Whether you want to explore solutions to short-term problems or explore more long-standing concerns, together we can shape your path forward.
Your Life Belongs To You - It’s Time to Thrive!
Whether you are battling traumas, anxiety, or depression or you’ve decided to put in the work to save your relationship, I will be here every step of the way. As a licensed therapist, I specialize in helping individuals and couples navigate difficult situations and find solutions that work for them. I offer a safe and non-judgmental space for clients to explore their thoughts and feelings, gain insight into their behaviors, and develop healthy coping mechanisms. We will work together to find the best path for overcoming your struggles and pursuing your passions and dreams.
You Don't Have to Go Through This Alone! I Can Help You!
Improved self-awareness is the primary outcome of individual and couples therapy. Therapy helps individuals recognize their emotions, thoughts, and behaviors so they can make conscious choices that align with their values and goals. With improved self-awareness, people become more adept at recognizing patterns of behavior that may be holding them back or causing problems in their relationships. They learn to understand how their actions affect others and develop empathy for those around them.
In individual therapy, I help my clients identify the underlying causes of their emotional distress or negative behaviors. I provide guidance on how to reframe negative thinking patterns into positive ones. In couples therapy, improved self-awareness helps each partner understand themselves better, as well as each other’s needs and behaviors. This greater understanding leads to more effective communication, reduced conflict, and strengthened relationships.
In individual therapy, we’ll work one-on-one so you can benefit from personalized guidance and support tailored to your unique needs. I will work with you to help you change your negative thought patterns that contribute to low self-esteem. This can involve learning to identify negative thoughts and then challenging their accuracy with more positive, constructive thoughts. This work can be empowering, as it will help you feel more confident in your abilities and more secure in your sense of self.
Couples therapy is also effective in boosting self-esteem as it allows couples to work together towards building a stronger relationship filled with healthy communication, and enriched sex and intimacy. Through open communication and problem-solving, you’ll learn how to support each other’s emotional needs and build mutual respect. Increased self-esteem leads to greater well-being, improved relationships with others, and a more fulfilling life. Together, we can take an important step toward developing the confidence necessary for achieving personal growth and success in all areas of your life.
Improved Coping Skills
In therapy, we explore techniques for managing stress, anxiety, and other difficult emotions. Therapy involves practicing grounding and/or mindfulness exercises, learning communication skills to express feelings effectively, or exploring the root causes of negative thought patterns.
In couples therapy, partners can work together to build stronger relationships through improved communication and conflict-resolution skills. This can involve identifying triggers that lead to arguments and looping endless cycles, and developing strategies for handling disagreements more productively. I help couples identify areas of their relationship that need improvement and establish goals for positive change.
Clarity and Problem-Solving
Therapy brings clarity and promotes problem-solving skills. Individuals gain a better understanding of themselves and their partners or loved ones, and how they can move forward toward positive change. By addressing issues head-on with my help, both individuals and couples gain valuable insights into how they can work together to overcome challenges that arise in their daily life. Couples therapy can go beyond addressing current problems by equipping individuals with the tools they need to maintain emotional resiliency long-term, even after completing the counseling sessions.
What are you struggling with?
Are You Ready To Put Your Mental Health First?! I Am Here for You!
There is no shame in seeking help when it comes to mental health. If anything should be prioritized in life, it should be taking care of yourself first! Whether through individual or couples therapy – I am here for you!
frequently asked questions
I am a licensed therapist specializing in LGBTQ+ Affirmative Emotionally Focused Therapy. My approach to therapy is person-centered, relational, and collaborative. I work with individuals and couples to reduce distress and promote well-being.
Therapy sessions often involve learning new coping skills, communication techniques, and other strategies that promote mental wellness. As people continue with therapy sessions over time, they develop stronger emotional resilience that helps them overcome challenges in life.
As an experienced psychotherapist, I specialize in treating a wide range of issues related to individuals and couples. One common issue that individuals seek treatment for is anxiety and depression. I help my clients overcome their traumas and free themselves from feeling stuck and dissatisfied with their lives and relationships.
I also work with couples experiencing relationship problems, such as communication difficulties, trust issues, lack of sex and intimacy, and infidelity. Many individuals come to me seeking support through major life transitions such as divorce or career changes.
Additionally, as a gay licensed therapist, I have the necessary training and experience to help members of the LGBTQ+ community heal and find their path toward self-discovery, self-acceptance, and self-love.
I have two office locations in the Los Angeles area – Sherman Oaks and West Hollywood. I also provide online therapy (telehealth) to individuals and couples across California.