Therapist Profile

Name:
Ilissa C. Banhazl, M.S.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Email
Location:
2220 E. Route 66, Ste. 226 Glendora, CA 91740
Phone:
(626) 335-0903
License Number
LMFT44737
Practicing Since:
2004
Additional Licenses:
MFT MS BA

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Life is often filled with challenges which affect each of us in different ways. I believe, that how we approach and overcome those challenges, help to shape us and allow us to experience life to the fullest.

I began my Marriage and Family Psychotherapy practice here in Glendora out of a desire to use my life experience, education, and passion to help serve the health needs of our community, and the surrounding cities.

Through my experience in a variety of settings, I have discovered that building a supportive relationship through therapy creates a safe place to explore life struggles, understand difficult issues, learn new skills, enrich relationships, and work through situations in order to lead a more fulfilling life.

Therefore, creating a safe and supportive environment, where you can feel comfortable, is essential to my practice. In that setting, we can collaborate on how best to understand your situation, identify your goals, and find solutions. I bring a varied theoretical approach, centered on forms of therapy including psychodynamic and cognitive behavioral, brief/solution focused, and ensuring sensitivity to cultural diversity.

My services include counseling individuals, couples & families,as well as fascilitating groups. My primary areas of expertise are eating disorders, relationships, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, veterans and their families, parenting, Endometriosis, Interstitial Cystitis, and Infertility counseling.

I welcome you to browse my website, learn more about my background and experience, and see if I may be of support to you. Please don’t hesitate to call and schedule a consultation.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Flexible Weekday and Evening Appointments are Available.
Services
Individual Therapy for Adults, Older Adults and Adolescents Couples Therapy Family Therapy Eating Disorder and Body Image Group More Groups... Relationships Anxiety Depression Grief and Loss Parenting Veterans and Families
Insurance
Credit Cards Accepted
None
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
M.S., Marriage, Family and Child Therapy, University of La Verne, 2005

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Eating Disorders

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Cognitive-Behavioral
Family Systems
Psychodynamic
Certifications
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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