Therapist Profile

Name:
Sofia Ksendzovsky, M.A.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Email
Location:
5535 Balboa Blvd Suite 220 Encino, CA 91316-1553
Phone:
(818) 400-6847
Website:
License Number
LMFT46350
Practicing Since:
2004
Additional Licenses:
MFT

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
I offer individual, couples and family therapy covering a broad range of issues presented by the client. My experience of working in community mental health, private practice, non-profit agencies, and programs contracted with Department of Mental Health, has given me the ability to be culturally sensitive and use various therapeutic approaches tailored to the client’s needs.

I believe that therapy is a journey on which the client and therapist embark together to promote personal growth and awareness. Thus, my approach is collaborative, supportive, compassionate, client centered, and strength based. In addition, I am fluent in Russian and welcome Russian speaking client.

I use a variety of techniques from many different therapeutic approaches, which gives clients the tools that they need to challenge cognitions, explore and understand core beliefs, as well as gain awareness into choices that open up possibilities in their personal life and relationships.

About My Practice

Office Hours
By Appointment
Services
Individual, Couples, Family Therapy
Insurance
Credit Cards Accepted
None
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
M.A., Psychology with MFT emphasis, Pepperdine University, 2004 B.S., Psychology, Georgia State University, 2001

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Adolescents
Anxiety
Assertiveness Training
Career Stress and Changes
Communication Skills
Creativity
Depression/Clinical Depression
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
Individual
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Phobias
Pre-Marriage Counseling
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Working With Therapists

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Cognitive-Behavioral
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
Family Systems
Gestalt
Humanistic/Existential
Narrative
Certifications
Hippa Certified
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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