Chandra Chaikin, MS, LMFT

Chandra Chaikin, MS, LMFT

Professions: Creative Arts Therapist, Marriage & Family Therapist, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LMFT - 43942
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1-800-651-8085 ext. 24112
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Office 1
1611 S Pacific Coast Hwy
Suite 205A
Redondo Beach, California 90277
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Fees: $160 per session

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When there is a will there is a way. I believe everyone is capable of living a fulfilling life. My approach is to work with strengths and learn ways to manage or remove barriers by utilizing internal and external resources. By learning to be more connected emotionally, physically, and cognitively we can become a whole person. Change can be scary. Going to a therapist can be scary. My goal is to help you establish the tools that you need to face the things that get in the way of change and overcome the fears. Each person is an individual with a unique background, experiences and way of looking at the world. I don't believe in using a cookie-cutter approach. Even though I have a diverse background of knowledge in the mind-body connection, neurobiology, family systems, attachment theory, DBT, CBT and many other modalities, I look at things holistically and only use the methods that I feel will be most useful with each individual, couple and family that I work with. If coming to see a therapist is not helping you as a client meet your goals and is not helping you to improve your quality of life, then it's not worth your time or mine. If you're ready to get started on the next chapter of your life, give me a call.

Email or Call Chandra Chaikin, MS, LMFT at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 24112

More Info About My Practice

My fees are $160 per session. Some insurance is accepted. I offer a free 15 minute consultation by phone. Feel free to contact me by phone with any further questions or to schedule an initial appointment.

Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With

Eating disorders, Recovery from Childhood Trauma, Children with Special Needs, "At-Risk" children and teens, Acculturation Issues, Stress and Anger Management, and Chronic Mental Illness.

How Psychotherapy Can Help

It can get you to a healthier place through gaining a better understanding of yourself, which in turn makes for better intimacy, more satisfying relationships and better overall life satisfaction.

Services I Provide

  • Creative Arts Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Bipolar
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Body Image
  • Breakup
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders (Autism, Aspergers, etc.)
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Identity Issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Individuation
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Military and Veterans Issues
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Oppositional and Defiant Behavior in Children and Teen
  • Perfectionism
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Schizophrenia
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Love
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Women's Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Adlerian Psychotherapy
  • Anger Management
  • Authentic Movement
  • Body-Mind Psychotherapy
  • Client-Directed Outcome-Informed Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy /REBT
  • Dance / Movement Therapy
  • Developmental Model of Couples Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • Expressive Arts Therapy
  • Holistic Psychotherapy
  • Integrative Body Psychotherapy
  • Internal Family Systems
  • Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy
  • Mindfulness Based Interventions
  • Psychodynamic
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Systems Theory /Therapy

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