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Bruce Young, LCSW

Stress, Anxiety Trauma and abuse Self esteem Depression Coping with life changes
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About me

I am licensed in California with many years of professional work experience. Internationally renowned, published author, film maker and acclaimed clinical educator. I have experience with helping clients who experience disruptive or significant stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, loss of motivation, low self-esteem and confidence, and depression. I believe in treating everyone with warmth, empathy, and genuineness as well as respect, and compassion. Together we will focus our conversations to ultimately develop skill-based strategies of behavioral change based on your history, strengths, cognitive patterns, and social support to meet your unique and specific needs. It involves courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the steps toward change. My default is treating clients as an equals in our being in humanhood. Your cultural, ethnic, racial values, The information and any communications we share is strictly confidential with legal and ethical exceptions related to my belief that you are endanger of hurting yourself or others and, involving significant others, be they family members, friends, or professional caregivers will support your treatment, care coordination, and recovery.

Professional experience

50yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Codependency, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Emptiness, Fatherhood Issues, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Isolation/Loneliness, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Post-traumatic Stress, Self-Love, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Workplace Issues

Clinical approaches: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Existential Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Narrative Therapy

License information

CA LCSW 13066