I am a clinical psychologist licensed in California and with 27 years of experience. I have worked with children, adolescents, adults and families. My most extensive experience is with adolescents and adults. I have treated clients with problems ranging from anger/impulsivity, grief/loss, separation issues to depression and anxiety, trauma and self harm. For the past 5 years, I have specialized in treating adolescents. My therapeutic approach draws from cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, psychodynamic, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and family systems modalities.
My therapy style is warm, empathic and interactive. I strive to show my clients that I empathize with them and am able to help alleviate their suffering. I am aware that clients often feel alienated and alone in whatever they may be going through, and that the therapeutic connection is of the utmost importance.
While seeking therapy can be stressful, be assured that you are doing a good thing for yourself. I look forward to meeting you!
- Stress, Anxiety
- Trauma and abuse
- Anger management
Addictions , Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Parenting issues , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , ADHD , Abandonment , Autism and Asperger Syndrome , Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD) , Divorce and Separation , Domestic Violence , Emptiness , Family of Origin Issues , Family Problems , Forgiveness , Guilt and Shame , Impulsivity , Isolation/Loneliness , Life Purpose , Men's Issues , Midlife Crisis , Posttraumatic Stress , Sexual Assault and Abuse , Social Anxiety and Phobia , Women's Issues , Young Adult Issues Read more...
Psychologist #PSY16637 (Expires: 2021-04-30)
Dr. Birman really helped me deal with a negative workplace environment. I’m so grateful for her insight. I never felt rushed, and always was able to process the advice she gave in a healthy way. She was so understanding of my life going on in the background of our counseling sessions too. I’m so grateful for Dr. Birman and would
recommend her to anyone