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Psychobiological Approach to Couples Therapy | Eva Van Prooyen, MFT

Psychobiological Approach to Couples Therapy | Eva Van Prooyen, MFT

January 20, 2021

Eva Van Prooyen is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, relationship specialist, and Certified PACT Therapist based in Santa Barbara, CA. She has been helping individuals and couples thrive past limiting circumstances, and create happier, more fulfilling lives and relationships - since 2001. Eva is a Certified PACT Therapist. 

Using a Psychobiological Approach to Couples Therapy as the foundation of her couple work, Eva helps her clients become skillful partners by learning how to create a secure functioning relationship that is fair, mutual, and sensitive. Couples find a clear new path through the hardest of times, resolve painful conflicts large and small, and prepare for life-long lasting love. Eva can show partners how they get into trouble and decode the way out so they can get back to the good stuff.

Eva Van Prooyen

Eva Van Prooyen, Relationship Blog

Wired For Love: Stan Tatkin

We Do: Saying Yes to a Relationship of Depth, True Connection, and Enduring Love: Stan Tatkin

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia | Andrea Scott, Ph.D

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia | Andrea Scott, Ph.D

January 13, 2021

Dr. Scott is a clinical psychologist licensed in California. Her primary focus is health psychology, and she is passionate about helping people overcome insomnia, quit smoking and manage weight. She also provides psychotherapy focused on anxiety, depression, adjustment, school/work stress and grief. She provides private practice care exclusively through live video interface (telehealth) and she treats patients located anywhere in the state of California.

In addition to private practice, Dr. Scott is also President and co-founder of SessionSync.com, a telehealth platform that connects patients and psychologists nationwide. The goal of Session Sync is to expand mental health services, destigmatize care, and create an experience that is more convenient (no travel time), more cost effective (no commuting costs) and more comfortable (occurring in one’s own space). Asking for help can be challenging enough and Session Sync makes initiating care as easy as possible.

Dr. Andrea Scott

Behavioral therapy works best for insomnia

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Therapy for Sleep Disorders

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Neuropsychological Testing for ADHD and Other Disorders | Mimi Shagaga, PsyD

Neuropsychological Testing for ADHD and Other Disorders | Mimi Shagaga, PsyD

January 6, 2021

Dr. Mimi Shagaga is a licensed clinical psychologist based in Los Angeles, Calfironia.  She is in private practice and specializes in conducting psychological testing and assessment.  Her areas of focus include assessing for ADHD, specific learning disorders and differential diagnosis.  Dr. Mimi has completed advanced training and research in the areas of neuropsychology and human sexuality.  In addition to her work with psychological assessment, she specializes in offering therapy services to individuals dealing with sexually compulsive behaviors.  She is currently offering virtual assessment and therapy services throughout the state of California.

 

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From Borderline to Beautiful | Rose Skeeters, MA, LPC, PN2

From Borderline to Beautiful | Rose Skeeters, MA, LPC, PN2

December 30, 2020

Rose Skeeters is the CVO of Thrive: Mind/Body, LLC, an innovative mindset coaching & online counseling practice aimed at empowering motivated individuals to master every area of their life. She specializes in family & relationship counseling–helping couples, parents, & families get and stay on the same page. Rose is also the host of From Borderline to Beautiful, a podcast aimed at helping individuals with BPD, CPTSD, and EUPD find hope and help in their recovery journeys. Are you interested in working with Rose? Schedule a consult with her here or contact her today at Rose@thriveonlinecounseling.com.  

 

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Binge Eating Disorder | Diana Lipson-Burge, RDN

Binge Eating Disorder | Diana Lipson-Burge, RDN

December 23, 2020

Diana Lipson-Burge is a Registered Dietitian, Certified Eating Disorder Specialist founder of The Energy Resource. Diana has been a nutrition consultant for over 33 years and is recognized in Southern California as a leading expert in mindful/intuitive eating, disordered eating, and sports nutrition.

She works closely with GI disorders, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, as well as ADHD/Autism spectrum. Her clients have included The Los Angeles Clippers (NBA), The Los Angeles Kings (NHL), and to members of the Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP). She has consulted for several Fortune 500 corporations, the Motion Picture and Television Fund, Health and Fitness Journal and a mentor for Cal State Long Beach Undergraduate Internship Nutrition Program.

 

Diana Lipson-Burge, RDN

National Eating Disorders Association

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Holistic Psychiatry | Dr. Beatrice Rabkin, MD

Holistic Psychiatry | Dr. Beatrice Rabkin, MD

December 16, 2020

Dr. Rabkin is a general psychiatrist, working with a variety of patients in her outpatient practice. While she specializes in medication management, she uses a multimodal approach with clients that draws upon psychotherapy, mindfulness work, Yoga psychology, and other integrative practices.

Dr. Rabkin obtained her bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and cell biology from Rice University. She went on to earn her MD from Baylor College of Medicine. She completed her psychiatry residency training at the University of Southern California, where her training included women’s mental health, mood and anxiety disorders, cognitive behavior therapy, psychodynamic psychotherapy, and psychiatric consultation for medically ill persons with mental health needs.

Passionate about the complex interplay between medical illness and mental health, Dr. Rabkin went on to complete specialty fellowship training in consult-liaison psychiatry at Stanford University. Her training included experience with psycho-oncology, transplant psychiatry, and psychosomatic medicine. She is currently undergoing yoga teacher certification training to further enhance her ability to provide holistic care for her clients.

 

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What is Sex Therapy? | Dr. Nazanin Moali, PhD

What is Sex Therapy? | Dr. Nazanin Moali, PhD

December 9, 2020

Dr. Nazanin Moali is a licensed clinical psychologist and an AASECT certified Sex Therapist. Her private practice is located in Torrance and she specializes in working with couples and individuals struggling with issues of sex and intimacy.

Dr. Moali hosts a weekly podcast called Sexology introducing the most intriguing findings in psychology of sex and intimacy.

 

Dr. Nazanin Moali

Sexology Podcast

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy | Dr. Chandler Chang

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy | Dr. Chandler Chang

December 2, 2020

Dr. Chang is a clinical psychologist who has been providing science-based psychological treatment in downtown Los Angeles since 2008. Using evidence-based treatments and a compassionate approach, she offers expertise based on a decade of experience at prestigious research-oriented psychology programs, including UCLA and NYU Child Study Center, with degrees from Princeton University and The University of Georgia. In addition to helping with stress, relationships, and problem-solving, Dr. Chang specializes in treating anxiety, mood disorders, and OCD as well as numerous co-occurring conditions. 

She is the founder of Golden Hour Therapy, a group therapy practice in downtown Los Angeles, as well as Therapy Lab. Therapy Lab is an innovative therapy practice, offering science-based therapy on a straightforward timeline. They aim to support your mental health goals in a way that’s radically efficient, transparent and effective

Therapy Lab

Golden Hour Therapy

Group Therapy and Imposter Syndrome in First-Generation/Immigrant Americans | Sara Stanizai, LFMT

Group Therapy and Imposter Syndrome in First-Generation/Immigrant Americans | Sara Stanizai, LFMT

November 25, 2020

Sara Stanizai (she/her) is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and the owner of Prospect Therapy, a queer and trans affirming therapy practice with a special focus on mental health for first-generation, immigrant, and bicultural communities. She is also on the board of the LA Bi Task Force which promotes education, advocacy and visibility for the Bi+ community in Los Angeles. Sara regularly gives presentations and workshops on Impostor Syndrome in First-Generation Americans, and is facilitating an Afghan-American women's therapy group starting in November, 2020.

Prospect Therapy

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Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) - Distress Tolerance During Difficult Times | Suzette Bray, LMFT

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) - Distress Tolerance During Difficult Times | Suzette Bray, LMFT

November 18, 2020

Suzette Bray is the founder and Executive Director of Village Counseling and Wellness. She has completed extensive training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) from thought leaders in the field. With over 20 years of clinical experience, Suzette has led several innovative mental health programs for adults, teens, children and families, giving her unique insight into strategies and solutions for positive change through evidence-based treatments.  In addition to running Village Counseling and Wellness, Suzette is also a well-known speaker in the field, often presenting on the topics of parenting, mental health issues of children, adolescents and adults, Borderline Personality Disorder and DBT.

 

Village Counseling and Wellness

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