Sophia Galano, ASW

Sophia Galano, ASW

Professions: Clinical Social Work, Counseling
License Status: I'm a therapist practicing under supervision
Primary Credential: Associate Social Worker - 69296
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1-800-651-8085 ext. 33975

Sophia Galano, MSW, is an Associate Social Worker (#69296). After obtaining a B.A. from Pitzer College, Sophia earned a Masters Degree from New York University. She specializes in child, adolescent and young adult therapy and utilizes a creative approach in pursuing a deeper understanding of the human psyche. Her training has brought her coast to coast, and she has extensive experience in residential, inpatient and outpatient clinical settings. In addition to providing individual psychotherapy at MB Professional Group under the supervision of Martha Koo, M.D., Sophia is a clinical therapist at Paradigm Malibu, an established residential treatment center for adolescents with depression, anxiety and addiction. As a trained fine artist, Sophia may also incorporate art therapy into her clinical work. Sophia is an active member of the National Associate of Social Workers.

Email or Call Sophia Galano, ASW at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 33975

Services I Provide

  • Creative Arts Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults

Languages

  • English

Groups I Work With

    Adolescent, Child, Addiction

Client Concerns Within Your Scope of Practice

  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Bipolar
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Body Image
  • Breakup
  • Bullying
  • Career Choice
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emptiness
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Identity Issues
  • Isolation
  • Learning Difficulties
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Oppositional and Defiant Behavior in Children and Teen
  • Panic
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Rejection
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Sexuality / Sex Therapy
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Trust Issues
  • Women's Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Art Therapy
  • Body-Mind Psychotherapy
  • Creative Art Therapy
  • Expressive Arts Therapy
  • Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy
  • Mindfulness Based Interventions
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Play Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Positive Psychotherapy
  • Self Acceptance Training

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