Therapist Profile

Name:
Don M. Gershberg, M.A.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Email
Location:
4281 Katella Avenue Suite 226 Los Alamitos, CA 90720
Phone:
(888) 389-4666
Location:
3808 W Riverside Dr Ste 503 Burbank, CA 91505-5301 UNITED STATES
Phone:
(424) 214-3097
Website:
License Number
LMFT41176
Practicing Since:
2001
Additional Licenses:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
i enjoy working with adults and couples to help them develop understanding and perspective to deal more effectively with the issues, dilemmas and stressors of modern life including anxiety, depression, and the unresolved issues of grief and trauma. My experience and expertise include the use a variety of modalities and tools which have helped my clients increase their awareness and coping skills in the areas of chemical dependency/recovery, codependency/recovery, stage of life and relational conflicts, issues of spirituality, and issues of sexuality. My graduate training includes an MA in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute. Additionally I am a longtime student in the Ridhwan School/Diamond Approach. I use meditation and mindfulness based practices and Somatic Psychotherapy, in conjunction with traditional Psychodynamic and Cognitive approaches.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Friday 8 am -8 pm Los Alamitos Saturday 8 am - 2pm Burbank Tuesday 730-9pm Burbank
Services
Individual and Couples Psychotherapy with specialties in Depression, Anxiety, Chemical Dependency, Codependency/Addicted Families, Trauma/PTSD, Stage of Life Issues, Issues of Spirituality, Issues of Sexuality
Insurance
Aetna, Blue Shield, Blue Shield of CA, Cigna, Magellan, Out-of-Network coverage, Private Pay, PPO, Superbill provided, Sliding Scale, Tricare, Value Options
Credit Cards Accepted
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology with emphasis in Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute, 2001

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Addictions
Anger Management
Anxiety
Assertiveness Training
Attachment Therapy
Bi-Polar
Childhood Trauma
CoDependant/Adult Children of Alcoholics
Combat/Military Related Trauma
Communication Skills
Creativity
Creative Solutions
Depression/Clinical Depression
EMDR
Employment Issues
Ethnicity/Multi-Cultural Relationships
Gay/Lesbian/Bi/Questioning
Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming
Group Therapy
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
HIV Related
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Individual
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Men's Issues
Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder
Other
PsychoEducational
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Relationships
Religious/Spiritual Orientation
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Stress
Trauma

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Attachment
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Cognitive
Developmental/Depth
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
EMDR-Eye Movement Desensitization/ Reprocessing
Family Systems
Intersubjective
Jungian
Object Relations
Other, e.g. NLP, EMDR, etc.
Psychodynamic
Self Psychology
Somatic
Transpersonal Psychology
Certifications
EMDR Certified
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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