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Ryann De Souza, LMFT

Stress, Anxiety Trauma and abuse Anger management Depression
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About me

I am a family and marriage counselor licensed in California implementing psychotherapy for over 12 years. In addition to my years of performing psychotherapy, I'm a certified Domestic Violence counselor, Expressive Arts Therapist, and smoking cessation, counselor. I have about 17 years of experience working with Autism /Intellectually disabled individual adults, children, and their families. I have worked with culturally and ethnically diverse populations. Experienced in working with individuals with depression, anxiety, anger issues, stress, trauma, domestic violence, parenting, and clients with disorders: Autism spectrum disorder, Bipolar disorder, Substance abuse, PTSD and many other disorders. Also, I have an extensive understanding of the severe developmentally, behaviorally, and physically disabled community. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs.

In addition, I assist in these specific areas:
-Time management
-Stress management
-Anger management
-Assertive communication skills
-Parenting issues
-Relationship issues
-Hoarding issues
-Self-esteem issues

My theoretical orientation(s): I cater to my client's needs.
-CBT Therapy
-Solution Focused Therapy
-PsychoDynamic Therapy
-Expressive Arts Therapy

It takes courage to seek a more fulfilling and happier life. When taking the first steps towards change. If you are ready to take that step I am here to support and empower you on this new journey.

I look forward to working with you!

Professional experience

12yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder

License information

CA LMFT 90558


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Ryann De Souza. 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.

She listens well and gives me plenty of tools and resources to help with my anxiety.

Written on Nov 21, 2020 after therapy with Ryann for 6 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd

Ryann supported me in one of the most difficult and stressful transitions in my career. She listened, supported, and help me find my voice. I still have growth in areas, but I was ultimately satisfied with how I overcame that journey and experience with Ryann’s support.

Written on Oct 04, 2019 after therapy with Ryann for 1 year

This is my third week with Ryann, but I’m making great progress. I love that I can message her throughout the week and she responds with feedback.

Written on Oct 11, 2017 after therapy with Ryann for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety

Thank you, Ryann for being there for me and your counsel. Let's keep going.

Written on Jul 18, 2017 after therapy with Ryann for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, lgbt, self esteem, and career