Therapist Profile

Name:
Ms. Margaret B. Altschul, M.A.
Professional Title:
Location:
16858 Clark St Encino, CA 91436
Phone:
(818) 995-1388
Email:
Website:
License Number
LMFT42839
Practicing Since:
2006
Additional Licenses:
MFT

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Whether you want short-term treatment to relieve symptoms or longer therapy to promote growth, I provide a safe, caring experience. I help individuals manage life transitions and overcome painful feelings of sadness, hopelessness, fear and loneliness. In addition, I help couples repair and strengthen troubled relationships.

While treatment begins with understanding how past experiences influence your current feelings and actions, emphasis is on the here and now. I will help you challenge self-defeating beliefs and develop your unique strengths. For couples, learning effective communication skills and conflict resolution is necessary but not enough. While developing these skills, you will also learn how to honor and support the hopes and dreams that create strong, satisfying relationships.

I work collaboratively and tailor my approach to your specific needs. My goal is to give you tools to deal with the difficulties that come your way and enhance your sense of well-being.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Friday - Saturday 9:00am - 12:00pm
Services
Couples & Individual Therapy
Insurance
Call Office for Insurance Accepted
Credit Cards Accepted
None
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
M.A. Psychology from Phillips Graduate Institute in 2003

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
ADHD-Attn Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
Anxiety
Assertiveness Training
Communication Skills
Couples
Divorce/Dissolution
Employment Issues
Individual
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Learning Disabilities
Pain Management
Parenting
Pre-Marriage Counseling
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Stress
Women's Issues

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Cognitive
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
Humanistic/Existential
Certifications
Teaching Credential - Special Education
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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