Do you feel isolated and alone, trying to cope with the ramifications of Covid19? Are you struggling, worrying about your family, your job, and the future? Do you have feelings and thoughts that trouble you? Emotional stress has known effects on physical health, so maybe now is the time to take care of yourself and sort things out.
I am an energetic, approachable, and compassionate Licensed Clinical Social Worker in California with an MSW from UCLA and a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from USC. I have 10+ years of experience providing integrative psychological therapy, treating anxiety, depression, relationship, and family conflict, as well as grief. I utilize CBT, Psychodynamic, Positive Psychology, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.
Psychotherapy improves awareness of needs, appreciation of strengths, and a deeper understanding of stressors. I look forward to helping you feel better and I feel confident that you will meet your personal therapeutic goals. We will work together as a collaborative team to improve your overall life satisfaction.
Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coaching, ADHD, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Blended Family Issues, Codependency, Divorce and Separation, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Impulsivity, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Mood Disorders, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Personality Disorders, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Somatization, Women's Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Psychodynamic Therapy
CA LCSW 14175
She is amazing at what she does, always responsive, thoughtful and I have improved by leaps and bounds in my healing journey due to her.
Written on Aug 01, 2023 after therapy with Carol for 3 years and 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, coaching, and adhd
Carol is always available...gives me tools..homework and ways to feel better. She's outstanding and I'm very happy to go back to her and get help with what I need.
Written on Dec 13, 2020 after therapy with Carol for 6 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, and adhd
Carol is awesome! She is very friendly and makes me feel comfortable. She really listens to what I tell her. I know I have seen some improvement in myself since I first started with her. She believes in me, even when I don’t believe in myself, and she pushes me to see that for myself, and see how it is all just negative thoughts and not based on facts about who I am. She gives me real, practical ways that I can deal with my anxiety and just general I know that with her help and guidance I will be able to continue seeing improvement.
Written on Aug 25, 2020 after therapy with Carol for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, and coping with life changes
Carol took me on while I was going through an extremely painful and difficult period. I’m not out of the woods yet but she has been kind and patient; both comforting and guiding. I would recommend her to anyone who is seeking a good listener and a source of comfort.
Written on Jun 23, 2020 after therapy with Carol for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, grief, intimacy-related issues, and coping with life changes