Sharon Rubinstein

LMFT

Sharon Rubinstein

LMFT

Telehealth Available
Professions: Counselor, Marriage & Family Therapist, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: MFC - 97542
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: $200 per session
Free Initial Consultation
Evening Availability

Offices

4620 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, California 90027

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My Approach to Helping

The first step toward recovery takes courage. It's my privilege to walk alongside you as you journey toward a more fulfilling and rewarding life. I use an integrative, holistic approach to psychotherapy, and incorporate awareness of the relationship between mind, body, and emotions. I offer a safe, nurturing place where you can freely express yourself and explore your feelings.

Therapy is a collaborative process, where we work together to uncover and honor your own unique truth, clarify your needs, identify tools needed to face challenges, and manage obstacles in your path to self-fulfillment.

The cornerstones of my practice are empathy, respect, and compassion, but I'll also challenge you in a direct and nonjudgmental manner to help guide you on your journey. I help clients with depression, relationship issues, anxiety, and life transitions. I also work with couples to help them identify their needs, nurture trust, improve communication skills, heal old wounds, and facilitate loving behavior. Clients describe my style warm, engaging, direct, and effective. I endeavor to nurture a trusting, authentic relationship, bringing curiosity, humor, and optimism to each session.

More Info About My Practice

I have worked as a therapist in both clinic and private settings. My clinical work at the Southern California Counseling Center and Fairfax High School has brought me into contact with a population that is diverse in age, ethnicity, and cultural backgrounds. My education has included formal psychology training, as well as training in meditation, mindfulness, and yoga. I offer a courtesy phone consultation so that we can see if I would be a good fit for you.

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

I specialize in working with Anxiety disorders (including panic, OCD, phobias), Depression, and Relationship Issues. I particularly enjoy working with life transitions and identity development. I have an eclectic approach to therapy, drawing on evidence-based therapies including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, as well as attachment-based Psychodynamic Therapy, in order to help you manage your thoughts and feelings, and uncover deeper insight, meaning, and purpose.

Services I Provide

  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Telehealth

Ages I Work With

  • Adults
  • Elders

Languages

  • English

Groups I Work With

    Individual adults.

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Breakup
  • Career Choice
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Depression
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Identity Issues
  • Isolation
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Panic
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Self-Actualization
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Values Clarification

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Existential Psychotherapy
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Humanistic Psychology (humanism)
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Psychodynamic
  • Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT)
  • Relational Psychotherapy
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)

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