Darryl Christian MA, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapy in Thousand Oaks, California, 91362

Darryl Christian

MA, LMFT

Darryl Christian

MA, LMFT

Professions: Marriage & Family Therapist, Mental Health Counselor, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LMFT - 38204
Billing and Insurance:

I don't currently accept insurance, but I can provide documentation if clients wish to submit to an insurance company for "out of network" benefit coverage

Fees: $150-$50 per 50-minute session. Fees are determined by appointment day and time.
Free Initial Consultation

Offices

4035 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Suite 100
Thousand Oaks, California 91362

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My Approach to Helping

I have provided mental health services to teenagers and adults for more than twenty years. I specialize in assisting people with anxiety, anger issues, depression, social isolation, academic challenges, relational issues, and career concerns.

My professional experience includes working with community mental health facilities, working as an instructor and supervisor at Phillips Graduate University in Los Angeles, and providing counseling for teenagers with learning issues. During this time, I have come to appreciate how a strengths-based approach may positively impact people in treatment. My counseling style is characterized by genuineness, acceptance, and respect.

Therapy allows people to work within a supportive framework that contributes to learning, healing, and personal growth. In addition to improved interpersonal relationships, many clients report more positive thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. Therapy may also help individuals to increase their self-confidence as they cope with the complexities and challenges of everyday life.

More Info About My Practice

Please visit my website for information about scheduling an appointment, fees, and insurance. Session (50 minutes) fee: $150. Sliding scale available.

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

I assist teens, parents, and families to re-establish healthy, productive, and joyous relationships.
I help teens and their parents through difficult but normal life changes including divorce, growing independence, and 'coming-out' for LGBTQ teens.
I help parents establish a team effort based on consistent and realistic expectations that encourages teen development and an ability to make positive life choices.
I provide support and guidance to adults struggling with life's challenges and changes, losses, and disappointments that affect your sense of direction, identity, purpose, and self-worth.

Services I Provide

  • Art Therapy
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Consultation
  • Family Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders

Languages

  • English

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Academic Concerns
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Family Problems
  • Identity Issues
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Irritability
  • Learning Difficulties
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Oppositional and Defiant Behavior in Children and Teen
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Self-Esteem
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Stress
  • Trust Issues
  • Worry

Types of Therapy

  • Anger Management
  • Art Therapy
  • Body-Mind Psychotherapy
  • Collaborative Therapy
  • Existential Psychotherapy
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Focusing
  • Humanistic Psychology (humanism)
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Parent Work
  • Person-Centered Therapy (Rogerian Therapy)
  • Self Psychology
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
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