Therapist Profile

Madeleine M. Lafia, M.A.
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1818 Pampas Ave Santa Barbara, CA 93101-4620
(818) 360-1841
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MFT, California

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:

In practice for over 17 years, I serve all of the San Fernando Valley and surrounding areas. I am on the provider list of numerous HMOs and PPOs and use sliding scale fees for most clients. Therapy and counseling is focused and oriented to resolve issues and problems as quickly and effectively as possible. My experience is extensive, encompassing both individual and family counseling. Emphasis is placed on establishing healthy relationships and increasing self esteem, while managing personal and work related stress and anxiety. Individual counseling concentrates on communication and the process of establishing meaningful and lasting relationships. Family counseling focuses on interpersonal relationships, parenting skills, and adolescent and child issues. Other areas of specialty include Co-Dependency, ACA, life transitions, personal growth, and grief and loss. I am conveniently located off the 118 freeway at Tampa, north of the Northridge Mall.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Individual Couples therapy Family stress and anxiety management Family issues, including child and adolescent counseling Parenting skills Sliding scale fees
Credit Cards Accepted
Free Initial Consult
Offers Teletherapy


M.A., Psychology, Pepperdine University, 1977

Area of Specialty

CoDependant/Adult Children of Alcoholics
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Step/Blended Families


Theoretical Orientation
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
No Listing
Languages Spoken


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