Nicole Kanke, LMFT, MA

Nicole Kanke, LMFT, MA

Professions: Marriage & Family Therapy, Mental Health Counseling, Psychotherapy
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Marriage & Family Therapist - 94241
Verified Credentials
1-800-651-8085 ext. 17937
Office 1
5743 Corsa Avenue
Suite 112
Thousand Oaks, California 91361 - United States
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Billing and Insurance

I do not work with insurance companies

Fees: 50$ per 60 minute session.
I offer FREE initial consultation in office and SLIDING SCALE FEE for lower income patients.
Weekends and Evenings are available.

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What brings each of us to seek out guidance varies significantly from one person to the next. Which is why the type of therapeutic experience we each need at different points in our lives varies. I am here to work with each individual to develop a therapeutic relationship based on honesty, safety and trust. A therapist who is invested full heartedly in my work and continue to seek out knowledge from constantly enhancing my education and experience in the field.

Email or Call Nicole Kanke, LMFT, MA at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 17937

More Info About My Practice

Currently taking on NEW patients. Open availability Late Afternoon, Evening, and Saturday Appointments.

Please call: 1.805.218.5870 for a FREE ASSESSMENT!

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

My clinical focus is in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, which includes childhood trauma, sexual trauma, domestic abuse, and victimization and related disorders such as panic, agoraphobia and generalized anxiety.I have worked closely with the foster system, and juvenile delinquents and am skilled in working with attachment, anger management, teen depression and oppositional defiance/conduct disorders. I enjoy treating women's issues, including body image, self-esteem, perfectionism and healthy relationships. I also enjoy working with the LGBTQ population, and Gender Identity issues. I am also skilled working with substance abuse and recovery from addictions. Currently I am developing further skills working with major depression, self-injurious behaviors, suicidal ideation and chronic mental illnesses as a case manager at a local psychiatric facility.

Part of the joy of therapy is working together to find what fits best for you from the tools and techniques I have found helpful to others and from constantly growing as a professional in the field.

How Psychotherapy Can Help

My philosophy of treatments is based on the psycho dynamic theory which suggests once we are consciously aware of our unconscious behavior we will have a greater capacity to self-regulate and self-soothe . I believe increased awareness leads to an improved ability to maintain a connected and authentic sense of self which sets the platform for healthy relationships and increased ability to be truly present in our lives. Being aware of our needs and being able to articulate them without fear of abandonment or retaliation is the cornerstone of maturity and developing healthy relationships. I truly believe and practice the development of conscious awareness which leads to subsequent increased quality of relationships, and overall well-being.

Services I Provide

  • Family Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders

Languages

  • English

Groups I Work With

    PTSD, Survivors of sexual abuse, survivors of domestic abuse, victims of trauma, addiction, dual-diagnosis, parent-child relationship conflict, adolescence and young adults, LGBTQ

Client Concerns Within Your Scope of Practice

  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Aggression and Violence
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Body Image
  • Breakup
  • Bullying
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Depression
  • Dissociation
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Forgiveness
  • Helplessness / Victimhood
  • Inadequacy
  • Individuation
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Oppositional and Defiant Behavior in Children and Teen
  • Panic
  • Perfectionism
  • Physical Abuse
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Stress
  • Women's Issues
  • Worthlessness
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Anger Management
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy /REBT
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy
  • Person Centered / Rogerian
  • Psychoanalysis / Modern Psychoanalysis
  • Psychodynamic
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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