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We found 26 providers with an interest in couples therapy and who accept Blue Shield HMO near Studio City, CA.

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Dr. Gregory Lawrence Cason, PhD
Specializes in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Health Psychology, Counseling
8581 Santa Monica Boulevard; #221
West Hollywood, CA
 

Dr. Gregory Cason works as a cognitive therapist, health psychologist, and counselor in West Hollywood, CA and Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Cason's areas of expertise include acceptance and commitment therapy, sexuality, and stress management. He accepts the following insurance: Blue Shield, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Self-Pay/Uninsured. He is professionally affiliated with UCLA Health and Private Practice. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , couples therapy

All Interests: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Phobias, Men's Health Issues, Employment Issues, HIV/AIDS, ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard A Cohn, PhD
Specializes in Family Therapy
566 So. San Vicente Boulevard; Suite 101
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Richard Cohn practices family therapy. His areas of expertise include adjustment disorders, infidelity issues, and phobias. Patients gave Dr. Cohn an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Shield and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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Relevant Interests: , premarital therapy, couples therapy

All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Infidelity Issues, Phobias, Men's Health Issues, Premarital Therapy, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology, Counseling
1555 N Ogden Drive
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Joanne Steuer specializes in psychology and counseling and practices in Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Steuer's areas of expertise include crisis intervention, depression, and behavior therapy. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and Self-Pay/Uninsured, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Dr. Steuer is affiliated with Adventist Health System. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Psychology
16055 Ventura Boulevard; Suite 926
Encino, CA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Lulow practices psychology and geriatrics (elderly care). These areas are among Dr. Lulow's clinical interests: neuropsychological testing, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and couples therapy. He is an in-network provider for Blue Shield, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. He is professionally affiliated with UCLA Health. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Lulow's office for an appointment.

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Susan Bari Epstein, MA
Specializes in Family Therapy
4419 Van Nuys Boulevard; Suite 202
Sherman Oaks, CA
 

Ms. Susan Epstein practices family therapy in Sherman Oaks, CA. Clinical interests for Ms. Epstein include alcohol abuse, depression, and behavior therapy. She is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Infidelity Issues, Phobias, Feminist Therapy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Judith H Harte, PhD
Specializes in Family Therapy, Other
12522 Moorpark Street; #101
Studio City, CA
 

Dr. Judith Harte's specialty is family therapy. Clinical interests for Dr. Harte include acceptance and commitment therapy, depression, and person-centered therapy. She is an in-network provider for Blue Shield, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and L.A. Care Health Plan insurance.

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Relevant Interests: , couples therapy

All Interests: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Depression, Person-Centered Therapy, Existential Psychotherapy, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Child Psychology
12725 Ventura Boulevard; Suite K
Studio City, CA
 

Dr. Thomas Glennon specializes in child psychology and practices in Studio City, CA. His clinical interests include crisis intervention, depression, and humanistic psychotherapy. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Glennon is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Group Therapy, Family Therapy, Psychology, Psychoanalysis, Addiction Therapy
13400 Riverside Drive
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Pamela Pine's specialties are group therapy, family therapy, and psychology. She practices in Beverly Hills, CA and Los Angeles, CA. Clinical interests for Dr. Pine include substance abuse, depression, and domestic abuse. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pine accepts.

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Relevant Interests: , couples therapy

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

Ms. Sharon Alonso's specialties are social work, counseling, and psychotherapy. She practices in Inglewood, CA and Sherman Oaks, CA. Ms. Alonso's clinical interests include acceptance and commitment therapy, depression, and child abuse. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her practice is open to new patients. She speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , Imago relationship therapy, emotionally focused couples therapy, couples therapy, Gottman Method couples therapy

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

Dr. Vanessa Marie Pawlowski, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology, Counseling, Psychotherapy
329 N Wetherly Drive; Suite 204
Beverly Hills, CA
 

Dr. Vanessa Spooner practices psychology, counseling, and psychotherapy in Beverly Hills, CA and Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Spooner's areas of expertise include the following: psychodynamic therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT). She honors Blue Shield, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare insurance.

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Relevant Interests: , couples therapy

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Karen Felice Chambre
Specializes in Social Work, Psychotherapy
11712 Moorpark Street; Suite 114
Studio City, CA
 

Ms. Karen Chambre practices social work and psychotherapy in Studio City, CA and Sherman Oaks, CA. Her clinical interests include art therapy treatment, play therapy, and psychodynamic therapy. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Ms. Chambre takes.

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Relevant Interests: , couples therapy

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Specializes in Family Therapy
16430 Ventura Boulevard; Suite 203
Encino, CA
 

Mr. Rafael Calderon practices family therapy. Mr. Calderon's areas of expertise include adoption issues, depression, and suicide. Magellan Health Services, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and PacifiCare are among the insurance carriers that Mr. Calderon accepts. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Specializes in Family Therapy
14724 Ventura Boulevard; #1100
Los Angeles, CA
 

Ms. Ingrid Oliansky's area of specialization is family therapy. These areas are among her clinical interests: depression, life transitions, and lesbian issues. She honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Self-Pay/Uninsured, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Glenn Allen Peters, PhD
Specializes in Family Therapy, Psychology
16055 Ventura Boulevard; Suite 713, Office 1
Encino, CA
 

Dr. Glenn Peters practices family therapy and psychology in Encino, CA and Glendale, CA. His clinical interests include depression, anxiety, and parenting issues. He is in-network for Blue Shield, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Psychology
8631 West Third Street; Suite 920e
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Vida Nikzad specializes in psychology. Clinical interests for Dr. Nikzad include group therapy services, couples therapy, and relationship issues. She is an in-network provider for Blue Shield, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare insurance. She is conversant in Persian.

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All Interests: Couples Therapy, Group Therapy Services, Relationship Issues

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Specializes in Psychology
14156 Magnolia Boulevard; Suite 105
Sherman Oaks, CA
 

Dr. Richard Lewis practices psychology in Sherman Oaks, CA. These areas are among his clinical interests: crisis intervention, depression, and existential psychotherapy. He accepts the following insurance: Blue Shield, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and L.A. Care Health Plan. Dr. Lewis is open to new patients.

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What is Couples Therapy?

Couples therapy refers to a specific type of counseling where relationship issues are the focus of the treatment. It used to be referred to as marriage counseling and still may be called that in many places, but because participants are not always married to each other, couples therapy is a more accurate name.

Closely related to family therapy, couples therapy is a type of counseling that seeks to help couples improve their relationship. A therapist may teach each partner in the relationship specific skills, such as managing or expressing their emotions, conflict resolution, communication skills, and problem solving. Both people in the couple need to be committed to learning new skills themselves as well as putting effort into supporting the relationship. The typical goals of couples therapy are to decrease conflict, unhappiness, and resentment, as well as increase communication, intimacy, and connection.

Couples therapy may be offered privately, at a university, or in a group practice. It is usually short-term therapy, lasting a few weeks until the participants have learned new skills and have the ability to repair their relationship. Its effectiveness depends on the willingness of both participants to commit to therapy and make the relationship a priority. For many couples it can be extremely helpful.