Brittany Avnieli

(MS, LMFT)

About Me

Brittany Avnieli, MS, LMFT, is a licensed marriage and family therapist in California with 8 years in the mental health field. Mrs. Avnieli has a masters degree and a bachelors degree in psychology from California Lutheran University and California State University Channel Islands. Mrs. Avnieli has dedicated her life to the field of mental health, gaining knowledge and experience with several different populations. During the process of completing her Bachelors degree, she spent 2 years working with families with children with Autism as a respite care provider. Following her time as a care provider, Mrs. Avnieli began her involvement with the substance abuse and addiction population, working as both a technician and primary therapist. She is currently working in the addiction field as a clinical director with dual diagnosis individuals.

Mrs. Avnieli's specialties are in treating depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship/ communication skills, parenting skills and addiction issues. Mrs. Avnieli's treatment approach is set on the foundation of having a solid therapeutic relationship, integrating several theories such as cognitive behavioral therapy, solution focused, narrative therapy, mindfulness, attachment theory and client-centered.

While many therapists remain passive, she takes pride in taking an active role throughout the therapeutic process, joining in and collaborating with her clients, rather than being a quiet participant. Mrs. Avnieli believes that direct feedback is an essential component in helping facilitate change in a safe environment, while still honoring and respecting your boundaries.


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Addictions
  • Relationship issues
  • Family conflicts
  • Coping with life changes
Also experienced in:
Trauma and abuse , Intimacy-related issues , Parenting issues , Anger management , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Depression , Codependency , Communication Problems , Drug and Alcohol Addiction , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 5

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

Licensing

LMFT #109194 (Expires: 2022-09-30)