I am a California licensed therapist (he/they) with 6 years of clinical work experience, and 10 years working in the mental health field. I have experience in helping clients with managing emotions, personal growth, goal-setting, managing emotions, overcoming addictions, setting boundaries, career challenges, religious trauma, LGBTQ+ support & gender affirming care. I believe that you are the author of your story and that you have many strengths and gifts that will assist you in overcoming challenges. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy takes courage, and I feel honored to join you on that journey.
Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Eating disorders, Anger management, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Antisocial Personality, Attachment Issues, Codependency, Control Issues, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Family of Origin Issues, First Responder Issues, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and Shame, Hoarding, Impulsivity, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Narcissism, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Post-traumatic Stress, Prejudice and Discrimination, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Self-Love, Sex Addiction, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Trichotillomania, Workplace Issues
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Jungian Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic Therapy
CA LMFT 139547
He does a great job of repeating back what you express to make you feel listened to. Offers practical solutions to problems. Very punctual. Never gives a off a sense that he’s judging you. Definitely recommend.
Written on Sep 29, 2023 after therapy with Ryan for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, and intimacy-related issues