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Dr. Emily Eckstein, LMFT

LGBT Self esteem Career difficulties Depression Coping with life changes
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About me

I am licensed in California with over 12 years of professional work experience as a therapist. I have experience in helping clients with lgbt-related issues, depression, anxiety, parenting issues, career difficulties, & coping with life changes. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Professional experience

12yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Attachment Issues, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Divorce and Separation, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Fertility Issues, First Responder Issues, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and Shame, HIV / AIDS, Infidelity, Jealousy, Multicultural Concerns, Personality Disorders, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Postpartum Depression, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Prejudice and Discrimination, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Sexuality, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

License information

CA LMFT 95746


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Dr. Emily Eckstein. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Knowledgeable supportive active listener and a professional at her job. Highly recommend.

Written on May 14, 2023 after therapy with Emily for 2 months on issues concerning relationship issues, and intimacy-related issues

Dr. Eckstein helps me feel safe to share feelings and thoughts I’ve held in for a long time. She validates me and helps me find new things to work on each week.

Written on Apr 11, 2023 after therapy with Emily for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, eating disorders, anger management, and career difficulties

Dr. Eckstein is caring and kind, and was willing to work with me at a pace I found comfortable!

Written on Feb 18, 2023 after therapy with Emily for 3 weeks on issues concerning addictions, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, and adhd