Depression and Anxiety

A person seeks professional help when they feel unfulfilled and stuck, during a time of great loss/crisis or when they are experiencing relationship difficulties.

Couples Counseling

My client is the relationship not each individual, which allows me to offer non-judgemental and warm help to couples who are in different stages of their relationship.

CBT

I practice Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) which is the only psychotherapy that is scientifically supported by more than 30 years of research demonstrating its effectiveness. From the first session you will have a short term plan in place and I will help facilitate healing using the Gottman Method.

Mediation

Mediation is a way to amicably deal with conflict relating to family disputes, marriage dissolution, co-parenting issues and many more. From the first session you will have a short term plan in place and I will help facilitate healing using the Gottman Method.

THERAPY FOR INDIVIDUALS, COUPLES, & FAMILIES
IN THOUSAND OAKS/WESTLAKE VILLAGE

Marina Edelman

I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice serving the following communities: Malibu, Calabasas, Agoura, Oak Park, Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks, Moorpark, Newbury Park, Simi Valley.

 

My sincere caring, sharp intellect, extensive training and many years of experience has enabled me to help individuals, couples and families suffering from problems of anxiety, depression, marital difficulties, career challenges, loss, relationship issues and trauma. In consideration of your problems, treatment will be tailored to your individual needs. I practice Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) which is the only psychotherapy that is scientifically supported by more than 30 years of research demonstrating its effectiveness. It is a time-limited, empirically supported treatment for a wide range of problems including depression, anxiety, stress, worry, and relationship conflicts.

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