Therapist Profile

Name:
Jo Ann Panitch, M.A.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Email
Location:
3526-B Bahia Blanca West Laguna Woods, CA 92637-8444
Phone:
(310) 413-2979
Website:
License Number
LMFT44284
Practicing Since:
2003
Additional Licenses:
MFT

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
I empower and support my clients in their desire to acknowledge, deal with and move through painful feelings. Lessening feelings of depression, loneliness, anxiety, and confusion allows my clients to enjoy more meaningful, calm, and purposeful lives. I work with a broad range of clients but specialize in counseling the older adult as well as counseling those who are dealing with issues of loss and grief (death of a loved one, divorce, loss of a job, loss of health). End-of-life decisions are confusing and can be very frightening for both the person who is ill and his/her family members. Often times, clients need help in finding ways to discuss these matters with family.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Flexible
Services
I work with individuals and groups. Though I see clients who are dealing with a variety of problems, I specialize in grief & loss issues, issues affecting the older adult and end-of-life issues. I offer in-home therapy for those who cannot access my office.
Insurance
Call Office for Insurance Accepted
Credit Cards Accepted
None
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
M.A., Clinical Psychology, Antioch University, 2004

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Anxiety
Attachment Therapy
Career Stress and Changes
Communication Skills
Depression/Clinical Depression
Divorce/Dissolution
Elder/Geriatrics/Gerontology
Employment Issues
Group Therapy
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
Infertility/Adoption/Pregnancy
Individual
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Persons With Disabilities
Physically Challenged
Relationships
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Stress
Terminally Ill
Women's Issues

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Attachment
Cognitive-Behavioral
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
Psychodynamic
Certifications
Grief Specialist
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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