Therapist Profile

Gregory A. Walston, PhD
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4405 Riverside Drive Suite 206 Toluca Lake, CA 91505
(818) 825-4904
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Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Supportive and empathetic therapist who strives to understand your situation, help you resolve and move past life and relationship disruptions, and feel more empowered, satisfied, and secure. I work with LGBT individuals, couples, and families who want to work through distressing issues that are holding you back, like depression, anxiety, trauma, and addictions, and find acceptance in life. Both office hours and online therapy format available. I use a “best fit” between a variety of treatment approaches, like brief therapies, CBT, systems approaches, trauma therapy, and/or creative problem solving therapy. I also specialize in helping people who are coming to terms with their sexual orientation, people living with HIV or other serious medical conditions, and others searching for a more meaningful life. Whether you are facing a loss, trauma, or at a place in your life where you feel stuck, together we can resolve the issues in a short time frame. In addition, I provide individual and group process therapy to MFT interns to help you work through family-of-origin issues that stand in the way of helping others. By resolving countertransference issues and emotional roadblocks, you can become the therapist you want to be while earning credit for psychotherapy hours toward MFT licensure. ONLINE THERAPY FORMAT AVAILALE!

About My Practice

Office Hours
Evenings & Saturdays. Hours are available by appointment for both Office hours and online therapy formats.
I provide services to individuals, groups, couples, and families in both a live office or online therapy format. Treatment provided to people in late teens and adults. My primary modaities include interpersonal, systems approaches, solution-focused, motivational interviewing, crisis-oriented brief therapies, CBT, and creative expressive therapies. I do specialize in helping LGBT clients, people gainng stability from addictions, and people resolving traumatic life issues, including depression, anxiety, PTSD, and adults diagnosed with ADD/ADHD, I also offer psychotherapy to MFT Interns and Students who are preparing for MFT Licensure.
Health Net Insurance, MHN, Other, Private Pay, Sliding Scale, Tricare, Victims of Crime
Credit Cards Accepted
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
Offers Teletherapy
Online, Phone


M.A., Marriage and Family Therapy, Phillips Graduate University, 1999 M.A., Clinical Psychology, Fielding Graduate University, 2006 PhD, Clinical Psychology, Fielding Graduate University, 2011

Area of Specialty

ADHD-Attn Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
Avoidant Personality
Career Stress and Changes
Chronically Mentally Ill
Childhood Trauma
CoDependant/Adult Children of Alcoholics
Combat/Military Related Trauma
Communication Skills
Creative Solutions
Crisis Intervention
Depression/Clinical Depression
Domestic Violence
Expressive Art Therapies
Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming
Group Therapy
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
HIV Related
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Interracial Couples
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Men's Issues
Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder
Persons With Disabilities
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Single Parents
Step/Blended Families
Telephone/Online Therapy
Terminally Ill
Victims of Crime
Women's Issues
Working With Therapists


Theoretical Orientation
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
Family Systems
Self Psychology
Couples, Pre-Marital Counseling, Family Therapy, Supervision, CBT, Solution-Focused, Motivational Interviewing; Crisis-Oriented, and Mindfulness.
Languages Spoken


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