Therapist Profile

Name:
Karen L. Astrachan, M.A.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Email
Location:
15300 Ventura Blvd Suite 201 Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
Phone:
(310) 203-7835
License Number
LMFT45900
Practicing Since:
2008
Additional Licenses:
M.F.T.

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
As a clinical therapist, my goal is to help you or your child uncover your true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating. While we can't change difficult situations of the past, we can work together to better understand and resolve challenges in your life. By applying complementary therapy approaches and techniques, we will unearth long-standing behavior patterns or negative perceptions that may be holding you back from experiencing a more fulfilling and meaningful life. If you're looking for extra support and guidance through a challenging situation or you're just ready to move in a new direction in your life, I look forward to working with you to achieve your goals. Please call or email me for a consultation today.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Monday by appointment only Tuesday 9 AM-5PM Wednesday 9AM-9PM Thursday 9AM-3PM Friday by appointment only
Services
Insurance
Blue Shield of CA, Magellan, Out-of-Network coverage, Private Pay, Superbill provided
Credit Cards Accepted
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
M.A., Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage & Family Therapy

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Adolescents
Anxiety
Attachment Therapy
Career Stress and Changes
Children
Childhood Trauma
Communication Skills
Couples
Depression/Clinical Depression
Divorce/Dissolution
Employment Issues
Families
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Individual
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Parenting
Play Therapy
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Relationships
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Single Parents
Step/Blended Families
Supervision
Victims of Crime
Women's Issues
Working With Therapists

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Attachment
Cognitive-Behavioral
Developmental/Depth
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
Family Systems
Humanistic/Existential
Object Relations
Psychodynamic
Self Psychology
Certifications
Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) Managing and Adapting Practices (MAP) Seeking Safety
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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