Therapist Profile

Jesse J. Philips, M.A.
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2730 Wilshire Blvd. #279 Santa Monica, CA 90403 UNITED STATES
(310) 301-0484
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Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
My early experiences with Fritz Perls and Gestalt Therapy grounded me in a "here and now" existential framework. My own psychoanalysis and training at The Insitute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis have given me a good understanding of the dynamics of the interaction between therapist and client and the value of that relationship in helping the client to heal and grow. As an Adjunct Faculty member of Antioch Los Angeles' Masters in Psychology program for over 15 years, I have taught many courses which deepened my understanding of the theory and praocess of psychotherapy. Couples Counseling has been an abiding interest and I offer a practical, effective, empathic approach to relationship difficulties. I have been mediating since my college days, and have studied (and taught) many approaches to developing an inner spiritual life. When it fits a client's needs, I introduce some of these techniques and ideas into our work.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Adult Individual Psychotherapy Couples Counseling
Credit Cards Accepted
Free Initial Consult
Offers Teletherapy


B.A., U.C. Berkeley, 1969 Teaching Credential, U.C. Berkeley, 1970 M.A., Clinical Psychology, Antioch University, 1978

Area of Specialty

CoDependant/Adult Children of Alcoholics
Communication Skills
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Pre-Marriage Counseling
Religious/Spiritual Orientation
Self Esteem/Personal Growth


Theoretical Orientation
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
Object Relations
Certified in Psychoanalytically Informed Psychotherapy ICP, 1994
Languages Spoken
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)


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