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Saba Harouni Lurie, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Board Certified Art Therapist

As a professional Marriage and Family Therapist with lived experience, I appreciate that searching for a therapist can be intimidating and uncomfortable. I’ve worked with adolescents and adults during tough periods in their lives and believe that when people feel heard and supported, they are better able to create the change that they seek. I work to create a safe, therapeutic environment where my clients can be authentic and open, and where they can ultimately feel safe to address the challenges that led them to seek help. I believe that a person can learn a great deal about themselves and gain valuable skills and insights during therapy. These skills and insights help clients find greater meaning and satisfaction from their relationships and in their daily lives. 

Please feel free to contact me with any questions or to hear more about my therapeutic style. You can reach me by phone at   323.388.5578 or by email at takeroottherapy@gmail.com. The first phone consultation is free. I look forward to speaking with you!

 

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Marie Mizuno, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

More often than not, we can find ourselves cruising on autopilot amidst our busy schedules and various responsibilities. There does not seem to be enough time to take a pause and allow ourselves to “just be.” We may suddenly find ourselves feeling disconnected from others and feeling like we are not living our lives as fully as we would like to. I believe that we strive for a deeper connection to others, our surroundings, and most importantly to ourselves, which is why I believe that therapy can be used as a vessel to explore unfulfilled needs and discover our authentic selves. 

Seeking therapy can be an intimidating process. Allowing ourselves to be vulnerable to someone new, especially when going through a stressful time, can be overwhelming. In therapy, once a collaborative relationship is developed, I encourage my clients to explore hidden parts of their true self that have been shielded from years of adversity and trauma. In doing so, together we can uncover strengths and resiliencies that can be channeled into tackling present stressors that manifest in depression and anxiety. I incorporate various treatment modalities such as EMDR, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Motivational Interviewing, Seeking Safety, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) into my practice to tailor to the unique needs and goals of my clients. If you are ready to take the next step toward your wellness and feel you can benefit from additional support, then please feel free to call us at (323) 388-5578.


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Michael Bauer, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Registered Art Therapist

Sometimes feeling overwhelmed with life can make it hard to do things we love doing. We’ll work together to name your strengths and celebrate the things working while also addressing the things that cause anxious feelings and distress.  It’s really important to have someone on your side to offer measured, consistent support; a therapist ready to hear you out, help voice your hardships, and help you move forward in your life. We’ll draw on your own natural strengths together to better address your current challenges.  I’m here to support you now while you become your best self.

As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Registered Art Therapist I draw on my experience with children, families and adults to provide both concrete cognitive behavioral support and insight oriented, explorative and creative therapy.  Most importantly I am responsive so that we can together tailor a collaborative, valuable therapeutic experience that fits your needs. Please reach out at (323) 388-5578.


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Dr. Jessica Bianchi, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Registered Art Therapist

Feeling lost and overwhelmed can happen to anyone. Sometimes just naming how you feel can help. To me, the basic idea behind therapy is to figure out what feels good and do more of that and to do less of what doesn’t feel good. This sounds simple in theory but is definitely more challenging in practice! I’d like to be your support in this practice. The approach that I take to therapy is collaborative, conversational, and creative. I won’t pretend to have all the answers and don’t expect you to. I’ll listen and help you organize and clarify your thoughts with talk therapy and/or art therapy. My aim is to create a warm and empathetic environment where we can work together to name how you feel and from there create a plan for change. I have extensive experience working with young adults and children who have endured significant trauma. In addition, I have worked with families where I have created art experiences that help with communication and connection. My primary goal is to create a relationship that will allow you to feel comfortable to share and explore different possibilities. If you're ready to get started on our work together, please call us at (323)388-5578.