Matthew Levy


Matthew Levy


Telehealth Available
Professions: Marriage & Family Therapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LMFT - 104743
Billing and Insurance:
Fees: Individuals: $125 (50 Minutes)
Couples $125 (50 minutes) $200 (1 hour and 20 minutes)
I have several time slots in my schedule reserved for a limited number of clients dealing with financial struggles in which I work on a sliding scale. Please let me know if this is something you would like to discuss.
Free Initial Consultation
Evening Availability


17337 Ventura Blvd.
Suite 218
Encino, California 91316

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My Approach to Helping

Many people go to therapy because they want better. That is my main objective for all my clients no matter what their present situation might be. Whether this involves your relationship, your anxiety, depression, anger, trauma, addictions or gender difficulties, counseling can provide a virtual road map towards your better, or maybe even, best version of yourself. In taking the time to search this site, you've already taken the first step towards that very outcome. I provide a safe, comfortable, confidential environment in which I assist my clients work towards the goal of better, stronger, and of course, healthier.

More Info About My Practice

Working primarily from psychodynamic and family systems perspectives, I assist individuals in examining the origins of patterns and behaviors which ultimately lead to shifts in behaviors and moods in the present. I do not believe that one size fits all where therapy is concerned. As such, I try and tailor my approach and treatment plan to the individual I am seeing. As such, I will at times also utilize Experiential, GestaltHumanistic and possibly Cognitive Behavioral Therapy when appropriate. Where couples are concerned, I have added training in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy which is essentially geared towards assisting partners better process, communicate and hear each others primary emotions.

My View on the Purpose of Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy can provide something vastly different for everyone. When all is said and done, I believe we're all looking to work towards being the best version of ourselves. For some people, that means dealing with a mental illnesses such as Borderline Personality Disorder or Bipolar Disorder. For others, it might mean feeling a sense of hopelessness, being lost in a world of anxiety or depression. Maybe it's family or relationship struggles? Perhaps you're looking for support because you are struggling as a parent, husband, wife or child? Or struggling with your parent, husband, wife or child? Perhaps you are battling a form of addiction? Maybe you just need an impartial, non-judgmental ear from which you can be heard? Whatever the reason, throughout my life I've found great success in my own personal psychotherapy and I would be honored to be able to provide this same opportunity for you.

Services I Provide

  • Coaching
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Telehealth

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Bipolar
  • Body Image
  • Borderline
  • Career Choice
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Identity Issues
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Parenting
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Esteem
  • Stress
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Attachment-Based Family Therapy (ABFT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Collaborative Couple Therapy (CCT)
  • Emotion Focused Couples Therapy
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Person-Centered Therapy (Rogerian Therapy)
  • Psychodynamic

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