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Richard Alongi, LMFT

Addictions Relationships Trauma, Abuse Intimacy Self esteem, Motivation
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About me

I am licensed in California with 36 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, relationship issues, intimacy related issues, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Professional experience

36yrs in practice
Addictions Relationships Trauma, Abuse Intimacy Self esteem, Motivation

Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Anger management, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment issues, Avoidant Personality, BDSM, Kink, Alternative Sex Culture, Caregiver issues and stress, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Control issues, Dependent Personality, Dissociation, Divorce and separation, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Fatherhood Issues, Forgiveness, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and shame, Hoarding, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Isolation / loneliness, Jealousy, Life purpose, Men's issues, Midlife crisis, Money and financial issues, Mood disorders , Narcissism, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Post-traumatic stress, Prejudice and Discrimination, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Self-love, Sex Addiction, Sexual Dysfunction, Sexuality, Social anxiety and phobia, Women's issues, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Imago Relationship Therapy, Jungian Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic Therapy, Somatic Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Services offered

Live Chat

License information

CA LMFT 19896


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I am very happy working with Richard so far. He addresses my acute concerns and anticipates potential shortcomings or difficulties that I may face, equipping me with the tools to succeed in being my best self. Thanks Richard!

Written on May 24, 2024 after therapy with Richard for 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, grief, self esteem, and adhd

He is wealth of knowledge and support

Written on Jan 06, 2024 after therapy with Richard for 1 month on issues concerning depression, relationship issues, family conflicts, anger management, and career difficulties

Richard is an amazing! He understands me, and is able to make things easy for me to understand. His insight and expertise is top of his class. Richard really makes me feel comfortable to be able to open up and get to the bottom of things. I look forward to using his guidance and insight for as long as he is available.

Written on Dec 15, 2023 after therapy with Richard for 7 months on issues concerning addictions, relationship issues, and anger management

Wonderful! Understands the waves and currents of life exactly as a good therapist should.

Written on Mar 16, 2023 after therapy with Richard for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd

Richard is personable, thoughtful, and offers great advice. Definitely recommend him! Thanks Richard!

Written on Mar 02, 2023 after therapy with Richard for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, parenting issues, compassion fatigue, and adhd