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We found 34 providers matching psychotherapy treatment and who accept Anthem Blue Cross of California near Encino, CA.

Gary Michael Larkin, MA, MS
Specializes in Family Therapy, Psychology
16055 Ventura Boulevard; Suite 717, Office 1
Encino, CA
 

Mr. Gary Larkin's specialties are family therapy and psychology. He practices in Calabasas, CA and Encino, CA. Areas of expertise for Mr. Larkin include acceptance and commitment therapy, depression, and child abuse. Mr. Larkin honors Magellan Health Services, Anthem, and PacifiCare, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , acceptance and commitment therapy, behavior therapy, person-centered therapy, narrative therapy, holistic therapy, eclectic therapy, existential psychotherapy, emotionally focused couples therapy, emotionally focused therapy (EFT), humanistic psychotherapy, object relations therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy, relational therapy, psychotherapy treatment, solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT), cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), group therapy services, family therapy services, rational-emotive behavior therapy (REBT)

All Interests: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Depression, Phobias, Men's Health Issues, Substance Abuse, ... (Read more)

Susan B Winston
Specializes in Family Therapy, Counseling
15707 Varden Street; Suite 101, Office 1
Encino, CA
 

Ms. Susan Winston is a family therapist and counselor in Encino, CA, Burbank, CA, and Studio City, CA. Clinical interests for Ms. Winston include narrative therapy, person-centered therapy, and eclectic therapy. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Ms. Winston accepts.

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Relevant Interests: , person-centered therapy, narrative therapy, eclectic therapy, existential psychotherapy, Gestalt therapy, emotionally focused couples therapy, emotionally focused therapy (EFT), Jungian psychotherapy, mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), psychodynamic therapy, relational therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), group therapy services, family therapy services, intensive short-term dynamic psychotherapy (ISTDP), trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy

All Interests: Mindfulness, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Group Therapy Services, Family Therapy Services, ... (Read more)

Dr. Deryl Goldenberg, PhD
Specializes in Psychology, Psychotherapy
16530 Ventura Boulevard; Suite 501
Encino, CA
 

Dr. Deryl Goldenberg works as a psychologist and psychotherapist in Encino, CA, Santa Monica, CA, and Van Nuys, CA. His areas of expertise include depression, stress management, and existential psychotherapy. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance.

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Relevant Interests: , psychodynamic therapy, relational therapy, existential psychotherapy, family therapy services, Gestalt therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy

All Interests: Depression, Existential Psychotherapy, Gestalt Therapy, Consultation, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, ... (Read more)

Sharon Alonso, MSW
Specializes in Social Work, Counseling, Psychotherapy
Office 1; Riverside Drive
Sherman Oaks, CA
 

Ms. Sharon Alonso specializes in social work, counseling, and psychotherapy. Ms. Alonso's clinical interests include acceptance and commitment therapy, depression, and child abuse. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , acceptance and commitment therapy, behavior therapy, person-centered therapy, narrative therapy, eclectic therapy, existential psychotherapy, Gestalt therapy, emotionally focused couples therapy, humanistic psychotherapy, interpersonal psychotherapy, Jungian psychotherapy, mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), psychodynamic therapy, relational therapy, solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT), transpersonal psychotherapy, trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy, rational-emotive behavior therapy (REBT), emotionally focused therapy (EFT), object relations therapy, body-mind psychotherapy, psychotherapy treatment, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), family therapy services, intensive short-term dynamic psychotherapy (ISTDP)

All Interests: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Depression, Child Abuse, Infidelity Issues, Phobias, Employee ... (Read more)

Kathy L Lyons, MA
Specializes in Family Therapy, Counseling
19634 Ventura Boulevard; Suite 212, Office 1
Tarzana, CA
 

Ms. Kathy Lyons' areas of specialization are family therapy and counseling; she sees patients in Tarzana, CA. Ms. Lyons's clinical interests include crisis intervention, person-centered therapy, and suicide. She takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , psychodynamic therapy, person-centered therapy, relational therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT), group therapy services, family therapy services, emotionally focused therapy (EFT), object relations therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy

All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Depression, Suicide, Phobias, Substance Abuse, Mindfulness, Neglect, Object ... (Read more)

Karen Felice Chambre
Specializes in Social Work, Psychotherapy
4920 Van Nuys Boulevard; Apartment 309
Sherman Oaks, CA
 

Ms. Karen Chambre's areas of specialization are social work and psychotherapy; she sees patients in Studio City, CA and Sherman Oaks, CA. These areas are among Ms. Chambre's clinical interests: art therapy treatment, play therapy, and psychodynamic therapy. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield.

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Relevant Interests: , psychodynamic therapy, group therapy services, family therapy services, object relations therapy

All Interests: Consultation, Art Therapy Treatment, Play Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Parenting Issues, Couples ... (Read more)

George Christopher Kappaz
Specializes in Social Work, Counseling, Psychotherapy
16311 Ventura Boulevard; Suite 1050, Office 2
Encino, CA
 

Mr. George Kappaz's specialties are social work, counseling, and psychotherapy. He practices in Reseda, CA, Westlake Village, CA, and Encino, CA. These areas are among his clinical interests: critical incident stress management (CISM), behavior therapy, and depression. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Kaiser Permanente are among the insurance carriers that Mr. Kappaz takes. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , behavior therapy, psychotherapy treatment, solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT), cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), family therapy services

All Interests: Critical Incident Stress Management, Depression, Behavior Therapy, Adjustment Disorders, Infidelity ... (Read more)

Dr. Laurel Wiig, PhD
Specializes in Family Therapy, Counseling
15720 Ventura Boulevard; Suite 600
Encino, CA
 

Dr. Laurel Wiig specializes in family therapy and counseling. Patients rated Dr. Wiig highly, giving her an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise include couples therapy, object relations therapy, and clinical supervision. She is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and L.A. Care Health Plan insurance. Dr. Wiig (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Turkish.

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Relevant Interests: , mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), psychodynamic therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), group therapy services, family therapy services, object relations therapy, body-mind psychotherapy

All Interests: Consultation, Anger Management, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, Play Therapy, Coaching, ... (Read more)

Elisabeth Sakura Sadler, MA
Specializes in Family Therapy, Counseling
12955 Ventura Boulevard; Office 1
Studio City, CA
 

Ms. Elisabeth Sadler's specialties are family therapy and counseling. She practices in Valley Village, CA and Studio City, CA. Her clinical interests include imago relationship therapy, conflict mediation, and narrative therapy. Ms. Sadler takes Anthem and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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Relevant Interests: , psychodynamic therapy, narrative therapy, solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT), cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), group therapy services, family therapy services, Gestalt therapy, object relations therapy

All Interests: Narrative Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, Consultation, Anger Management, Art Therapy Treatment, Play ... (Read more)

Bonnie Rae Rose, MA
Specializes in Family Therapy
5535 Balboa Boulevard; #206
Encino, CA
 

Ms. Bonnie Rose is a family therapist in Encino, CA, Oxnard, CA, and Ventura, CA. Her clinical interests include person-centered therapy, eclectic therapy, and existential psychotherapy. Ms. Rose accepts the following insurance: Anthem and Blue Cross/Blue Shield.

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Relevant Interests: , person-centered therapy, holistic therapy, eclectic therapy, existential psychotherapy, Gestalt therapy, humanistic psychotherapy, object relations therapy, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), body-mind psychotherapy, Jungian psychotherapy, solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT), cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), group therapy services, family therapy services, psychoanalytic therapy, intensive short-term dynamic psychotherapy (ISTDP), trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy

All Interests: Person-Centered Therapy, Eclectic Therapy, Existential Psychotherapy, Gestalt Therapy, Humanistic ... (Read more)

Dr. Walter Eric Jacobson, MD
Specializes in Psychiatry
18300 Roscoe Boulevard; Ifl Tower, 4th Floor
Northridge, CA
 

Dr. Walter Jacobson is a psychiatrist. Dr. Jacobson graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin. His areas of expertise include depression, christian counseling, and adjustment disorders. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Anthem, PacifiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Jacobson has received the distinction of Southern California Super Doctors. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , psychodynamic therapy, psychotherapy treatment, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT), transpersonal psychotherapy, object relations therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy

All Interests: Depression, Infidelity Issues, Phobias, Men's Health Issues, Medication Management, Object ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
6345 Balboa Boulevard; Suite 212
Encino, CA
 

Dr. Jean Pederson is a psychologist in Encino, CA. Dr. Pederson's areas of expertise include the following: behavioral medicine, depression, and behavior therapy. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Self-Pay/Uninsured are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pederson takes. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , behavior therapy, relational therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), group therapy services, humanistic psychotherapy

All Interests: Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Eating Disorders, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Group Therapy ... (Read more)

Dr. Nancy Allison Blum, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
5535 Balboa Boulevard; Suite 104
Encino, CA
 

Dr. Nancy Blum practices psychology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Blum include behavioral medicine, depression, and behavior therapy. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Self-Pay/Uninsured. She speaks Hebrew. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , behavior therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR)

All Interests: Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Infertility, Education Consultation, Phobias, Diagnostic ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Social Work
21243 Ventura Boulevard; Suite 205
Woodland Hills, CA
 

Ms. Elizabeth Suzuki specializes in social work and practices in Woodland Hills, CA. These areas are among her clinical interests: depression, life transitions, and stress management. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , psychodynamic therapy, family therapy services

All Interests: Depression, Diagnostic Evaluation, Family Therapy Services, Individual Therapy, Interpersonal ... (Read more)

Dr. Jacqueline Steele Williams, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
20720 Ventura Boulevard; Suite 210
Woodland Hills, CA
 

Dr. Jacqueline Williams specializes in psychology. Her areas of expertise include coaching, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and career counseling. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , psychotherapy treatment, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), eclectic therapy

All Interests: Eclectic Therapy, Consultation, Coaching, Forensics, Couples Therapy, Psychological Evaluation, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
15300 Ventura Boulevard; Suite 400
Sherman Oaks, CA
 

Dr. Charles Weinstein is a psychologist in Sherman Oaks, CA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Weinstein include behavior therapy, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and autism. Dr. Weinstein takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare insurance.

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Relevant Interests: , behavior therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), family therapy services

All Interests: Education Consultation, Phobias, Diagnostic Evaluation, Developmental Disabilities, ... (Read more)

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What is Psychotherapy?

Psychotherapy is commonly referred to as talk therapy or simply therapy. Trained therapists help and guide patients as they talk through issues in their life and problem-solve ways to make healthy changes.

The use of therapy is extremely common, with millions of people going through therapy each year in the United States alone. It can be useful for patients who want to learn coping skills when they are facing difficult issues or need to heal from past trauma. Therapy can also be a support tool when patients are facing stressful periods in their life. Essentially, therapy is helpful any time life events require more mental or emotional resources than a patient currently has. Change is a major theme of therapy, offering a supportive environment for patients to make changes to their life or themselves so that past problems stop recurring in the future.

There are several different types of psychotherapy, with the most common being cognitive behavioral therapy or CBT. This type of therapy focuses on the connection between thoughts, feelings, and behavior. Dialectical behavior therapy, or DBT, is a form of CBT that encourages acceptance and validation as well as change. Interpersonal therapy focuses on relationships and communication as a pathway to feeling better. Psychoanalysis, an older form of therapy invented by Sigmund Freud, teaches that all problems stem from the unconscious. Although many people see therapists by themselves, not all psychotherapy is one-on-one. For example, in family therapy, the therapist treats a family as a unit. Patients can also participate in group therapy, where they meet as a group to work on issues.

Psychotherapy is a safe, powerful healing tool that can help patients lead happier and healthier lives. However, therapy is a joint effort between the patient and the therapist. Both need to work together in order for therapy to be effective.