My Approach to Helping
"I offer you over 20 years of experience in giving warm caring guidance, offering direct insights into how you might improve the quality of your life. My goal is your happiness. My work is client centered. I want to empower you to be your own therapist. I'll give you life assignments that can help you discover your inner resources for leading a happier life."
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
UCLA trained Sex Therapist
Author of ?Loving With Passion?
Donald Etkes, author of ?Loving With Passion: Your Guide to the Joy of Sexual Intimacy?, holds a Ph.D. in psychology and is a licensed marriage and family therapist in private practice for over 20 years in the Los Angeles, California area. He was trained at UCLA as a sex therapist and has a credential as a community college instructor in psychology. His counseling has helped celebrities, leaders of industry and the general public to live more balanced and fulfilling lives.
A professional speaker, Dr. Etkes has lectured on topics such as ?Enhancing Your life?, ?The 4 Keys to Happiness?, ?Increasing Your Success?, ?How to Be a Better Lover?, ?Building Successful Relationships? and ?Discovering Sexual Fulfillment?. He also trains other healing professionals to deal with various aspects of success, relationships, addiction, and sexuality.
In 2003 he had a weekly TV show on The Learning Channel (TLC) titled ?Love U.? (University). Couples engaged to be married where put through varied reality situations to test the strength of their relationship. At the end of each episode they were graded on how likely their future marriage would work out well.
Life member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT)
Also known as ?Dr. Don? and ?Sex Therapist to the Stars?, he is an internationally recognized expert and has entertained excited and inspired audiences across the world on both television and radio. He has been written about everywhere from the Washington Post to Cosmopolitan Magazine.
More Info About My Practice
I work on a sliding fee scale. I want you to concentrate on discovering a happier life and not feeling overwhlemed by the cost of therapy.
Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With
I'm adept at helping people with sexual issues. I have a very open mind and was trained at UCLA to be a Sex Therapist.