Asking for help can be really difficult, even scary. Many people feel that this makes them weak, especially if they have been accustomed to being told that they need to be tough or “keep it in the family”. But the simple fact that you have reached out for help speaks volumes about not only your resilience but also your strength. It is very common to feel overwhelmed, confused, and lost in an emotional place that feels like it has no way out. But we can work together to help you rise above this feeling, to be able to see what is at the other side of the “hill”, and help you visualize a path that you can follow. My goal is to facilitate the process of helping individuals become aware of and make choices toward living what they perceive to be a more fulfilled life and helping them to identify and address any barriers (actual and perceived) they may face. My approach is client-centered and strengths-based – you are the expert on what you want and what you need. I can help you when you feel stuck, overwhelmed, or lost. My goal is to facilitate, gently challenge at times, and guide your journey to wellness by helping you to change the things that are no longer working for you.
I am a licensed clinical social worker, based in the Los Angeles area of California, specializing in the treatment of anxiety, depression, stress, trauma, and the psychological effects of living with chronic medical conditions. Relationships, transitions, change and trauma are areas of my expertise. I also specialize and mood disorders. I utilize a range of treatment methodologies including Positive Psychology, Jungian therapy, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Object-Relations, Existential, Humanistic, Person-Centered, Solution Focused Brief (SFBT), Motivational Interviewing, Dream Interpretation and Strength-Based approaches in my work with adult clients.
In terms of my therapy approach, I will always meet you with unconditional positive regard. My approach is always individualized and based on approaches that you are most comfortable with and can best benefit from. I provide a safe holding environment that includes empathetic listening, guidance, and support based on what your goals and objectives are. Together we can explore your thoughts, behaviors, and beliefs that seem to be standing in the way of what you want for yourself, to provide you insight on them, and to help you grow from them.
**Please be aware that I check into the platform on the five days I work online (weekdays). Please leave me a detailed message and understand that I will get back to you within 24 hours (during reasonable business hours). It is important you are aware of this not being an emergency service. If you are experiencing a psychiatric emergency, please call 911 or go to the closest emergency room. **
- Stress, Anxiety
- Relationship issues
- Family conflicts
- Coping with life changes
LGBT , Trauma and abuse , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Sleeping disorders , Parenting issues , Anger management , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Coaching , Compassion fatigue Read more...
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Chalon helped me feel understood and that meant the world to me. She listened and guided me through my thoughts and feelings. I hadn’t previously had a good time experience with therapy but this was completely different and refreshing. Chalon guides me through a tough time in my life and I feel like I am on better footing to go forward. I am thankful for her help!
I really like her ways of counseling. She is very positive and knowledgeable. I am happy she is my counselor.
I was having a hard time matching with counselors who wouldn’t reply to me. Dr. Barnett is so considerate and amazing. We’ve only had a few convos bc of my personal life but the encounters that we’ve had so far motivates me to keep going and keep my faith in this app. Thank you Dr. Barnett.
Chalon is wonderful, caring, open minded and understanding. I’m so thankful for being matched with her and for the help she has given me!
She's great. Very positive in her responses.