Matthew Kijak,LCSW

Matthew Kijak,LCSW

Telehealth Available
Professions: Clinical Social Worker, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LCSW - 111179
Billing and Insurance:
Fees: My fee for a psychotherapy session is $200. I do provide what is called a superbill or statement of services that you can submit to your insurance for reimbursement.
Evening Availability


Los Angeles, California 90042

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My Approach to Helping

Are you feeling overwhelmed by anxiety, depression, or persistent negative thoughts? If you find yourself stuck in a cycle of emotional struggle and disconnection, know that you don't have to face it alone. I understand how challenging it can be to reach out for help, and I'm here to guide you through this process with compassion and expertise.

As a third-generation licensed psychotherapist, I bring a deep passion for helping you rediscover your innate wisdom and zest for life. My therapeutic approach blends the best of Eastern and Western philosophies, utilizing powerful techniques such as cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindfulness, and time-tested Stoic practices. For in-person sessions, I also offer cutting-edge virtual reality therapy and Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy.

In our work together, we'll explore the deeper truths of your being and navigate through challenging situations with greater ease. This isn't just about self-improvement; it's about a profound awakening to your true self, free from the stories and illusions that have shaped your life. We'll uncover solutions that resonate with the truest essence of who you are, tapping into a reservoir of inner joy and a newfound comprehension of your multifaceted self.

If you're ready to embark on this transformative journey, let's uncover the answers together and move toward true and lasting change.

More Info About My Practice

At our practice, we blend the insights of Eastern and Western philosophies to offer a unique therapeutic experience. Our services include individual therapy sessions that utilize cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindfulness, time-tested Stoic practices, and cutting-edge virtual reality therapy. For in-person sessions, we also provide Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy, which has shown to be highly effective for various mental health conditions.

Our approach is designed to help you rediscover your innate wisdom and zest for life. We work together to unveil solutions that resonate with the truest essence of who you are, tapping into a reservoir of inner joy and a newfound comprehension of your multifaceted self. Through this journey of self-discovery, you'll realize that the answers to life's questions have been within you all along.

We are committed to creating a supportive and compassionate environment where you can explore your inner world and achieve lasting transformation. Whether you're dealing with anxiety, depression, or persistent negative thoughts, we're here to help you find your path to healing and growth.

How Psychotherapy Can Help

Psychotherapy can help individuals understand and manage their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors to improve their mental well-being. It can be used to address a wide range of issues such as anxiety, depression, negative thoughts, and relationship problems. My therapeutic approach is unique, drawing on the wisdom of both Eastern and Western philosophy, blending the power of cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, and ancient stoic practices to help individuals understand and transcend the difficulties that are holding them back. Through a journey of self-discovery and healing, individuals can uncover their unique strengths and experiences, set important goals, and develop personalized treatment plans to help them reach their full potential. My ultimate goal is to empower individuals, to help them alleviate their current pain and become more aware of their feelings, patterns of behavior and relationship to themselves and others, to help them reach the goals they have set for themselves in the beginning of the treatment.

My Role as a Therapist

As a therapist, my goal is to empower individuals to overcome their difficulties and reach their full potential. I offer a safe and supportive environment where clients can explore their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. I use a unique blend of cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness and ancient stoic practices to help clients understand and transcend their struggles. Together, we will set important goals, develop a personalized treatment plan, and embark on a journey of self-discovery and healing. My approach is compassionate, understanding, and patient, and I will work with you to uncover your unique strengths and experiences. With my guidance, you will gain a deeper understanding of yourself and develop healthy coping skills to navigate life's challenges.

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Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Industries & Communities Served

  • Education
  • Entertainment Industry
  • First Responder/Medical Professionals
  • LGBTQ+
  • Military/Law Enforcement
  • Professional Sports
  • Self-Employed and Freelance Professionals

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Body Image
  • Borderline
  • Breakup
  • Career Choice
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Compulsive Spending / Shopping
  • Control Issues
  • Depression
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Family Problems
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Stress

Types of Therapy

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