Therapist Profile

Name:
Christine Eghenian, M.S.
Professional Title:
Location:
4408 Riverside Dr. Ste 208 Burbank, CA 91505
Phone:
(213) 219-4522
License Number
LMFT38510
Practicing Since:
1996
Additional Licenses:
Marriage and Family Therapy

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
There are various motivators that lead people to seek professional help, whether to enrich interpersonal relationships, reach for goals or for improved performance, survive and surpass grief and bereavement, or search deeper into an internal process. Experiencing depression, anxiety, grief or relationship problems is never easy, though in reality these can be an unavoidable part of life. Most of the time, we overcome the hardships without assistance. However, when stressors and symptoms outweigh our personal resources, or when they provoke unresolved feelings that interfere with our functioning, a strong support system can be invaluable. Therapy provides a nonjudgmental setting in which to examine issues that we might not readily share with others. It can help us better understand ourselves, our circumstances and our possibilities. In fact, what benefits us most is to receive kind and keen attention, and within that context we often find the guidance we need. I draw from an eclectic range of therapeutic modalities and teachings to address various issues in sessions. These include psychodynamic and cognitive-behavioral approaches, as well as transpersonal psychology, family systems theory, neuroscience and mindfulness training. My personal style is Rogerian, meaning that I place great importance on creating a kind and safe atmosphere to help you feel understood and supported, while we explore difficult challenges. Ralph Waldo Emerson writes, “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”

About My Practice

Office Hours
Weekdays, weeknights, and weekends, depending on schedule availability.
Services
Therapy offers a supportive atmosphere in which to explore personal challenges and growth.
Insurance
Aetna, Cigna, Most PPO's and Indemnity, Other, Private Pay, Superbill provided, Sliding Scale
Credit Cards Accepted
None
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
Master of Science in Counseling, California State University at Los Angeles, 1996 Bachelor of Arts in Women's Studies (Topical Focus on Third World Issues and Ethnic Studies), University of California at Los Angeles, 1990

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Anxiety
Depression/Clinical Depression
Elder/Geriatrics/Gerontology
Gay/Lesbian/Bi/Questioning
Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
Individual
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Men's Issues
Other
Pain Management
Religious/Spiritual Orientation
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Stress
Trauma
Women's Issues
Working With Therapists

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Cognitive-Behavioral
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
Family Systems
Humanistic/Existential
Jungian
Psychodynamic
Transpersonal Psychology
Certifications
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity

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