Therapist Profile

Name:
William Cloke, PhD
Professional Title:
Location:
10350 Santa Monica Blvd #300 Los Angeles, CA 90025
Phone:
Email:
License Number
LMFT17257
Practicing Since:
1981
Additional Licenses:
MFT, Life Teaching Credential

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Bill has been working in the field of psychology for 20 years. His work began in 1979 after teaching for seven years. He began working in private practice with an orientation toward existential psychology and then went on to receive training in psychodynamic self-psychology when he received his doctorate. He did his dissertation in the area of shame, which he feels, may be the foundation of most psychological distress. He has found, in working with individuals and couples that shame issues continue to remain at the core of most psychological conflicts. He is just now putting the finishing touches on a book about how to create and maintain loving relationships and is hoping to have it published next year. Bill works with individuals and couples and attempts to find a unique way of working with people to suit their special needs. His approach involves compassion, understanding, respect, and empathy.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Services
Psychotherapy
Insurance
Credit Cards Accepted
None
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
1967, Cal State Northridge, Anthropology, B.A. 1969, Anthro U.S.C., Masters in Education 1990, California Graduate Institute, Psychology, Ph.D.

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Anxiety
Couples
Divorce/Dissolution
Employment Issues
Ethnicity/Multi-Cultural Relationships
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Men's Issues
Parenting
Persons With Disabilities
Personality Disorders
Sexual Dysfunction
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Women's Issues

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Psychodynamic
Self Psychology
Certifications
Sex Therapy EMDR Hypnosis Anger Management Executive Coaching
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity

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