Therapist Profile

Name:
Yael Katzman, M MFT
Professional Title:
Location:
16661 Ventura Blvd Suite 603 Encino, CA 91436-4829
Phone:
(818) 350-3822
License Number
LMFT52825
Practicing Since:
Additional Licenses:
LMFT

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
I utilize a holistic approach integrating the mind (how we think and feel), body (how we take care of our physical selves from the inside- out) and spirit (who we are in this world). By using this approach I help individuals challenge aspects that aren’t working in their lives and help them focus on identifying what IS working. This is done by taking an active role in treatment instead of a passive one. You are the expert of your life and together we can collaborate on helping to create new meaning to it. I utilize several therapeutic styles that focus on an individual, a couple or family's strengths. I am a therapist who continuously thinks “outside of the box.” At times I may utilize art, music, spirituality and movement during therapy; because I feel that we all express ourselves using many of our senses and through different means aside from talking. I personalize each session to address any symptoms that may present themselves and introduce healthy coping skills accordingly. I believe that prevention work through life's changes is crucial. Pre-marriage counseling, entering new relationships, becoming parents and other role transitions can be challenging for some, but counseling can help increase healthy communication and build sound, long-lasting relationships. I have been trained in several approaches and integrate psycho-education when necessary. Don’t wait, take the first step today. Call for a FREE 15 minute consultation.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Services
Individual, Couples, Family and Group Therapy
Insurance
Private Pay, Superbill provided
Credit Cards Accepted
None
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
Phone

Education

Degrees
B.A. in Human Development M.A. in Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy. Trained in Postmodern approach.

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Anxiety
Assertiveness Training
Career Stress and Changes
Communication Skills
Couples
Creativity
Creative Solutions
Depression/Clinical Depression
Divorce/Dissolution
Employment Issues
Expressive Art Therapies
Families
Group Therapy
Individual
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Parenting
Pre-Marriage Counseling
Relationships
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Single Parents
Stress
Women's Issues
Working With Therapists

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Art/Movement/Psychodrama
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Cognitive-Behavioral
Cognitive
Communications
Family Systems
Narrative
Neuro-Linguistic Programming
Psychology
Certifications
Certified in Positive Parenting Program (Triple P) and the Relationship Enhancement (RE) Program.
Languages Spoken
Spanish
Ethnicity

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