Whitney Ensom

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Whitney Ensom

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Telehealth Available
Professions: Clinical Social Worker
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Clinical Social Worker - 88655
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Cigna
  • HealthNet
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • Humana Military
  • Managed Health Network (MHN)
  • MHN Cardinal Care
  • MHNet
  • MHNet Behavioral Health
  • Optum
  • Optum/United Health Care
  • Optum Health
  • Oscar Health Insurance Co.
  • United Behavioral Health
  • United Health Care
Free Initial Consultation
Weekend Availability
Evening Availability


Simi Valley, California 93065
Ontario, California 91761

My Approach to Helping

Therapy takes courage and commitment as we walk together on your journey of exploration and growth. I like to start from a place where you are comfortable, adjusting as we move forward together. Trust is key to success in therapy, so in my practice I create a safe place free of judgment. My therapeutic style is versatile with a foundation of compassion and empathy. I utilize a variety of therapeutic approaches to help with exploration, insight, and action in your life. My goal is to partner with you as we learn to identify and address your concerns. I look forward to learning about you and how we can work together to make connections in your life and help you take action.

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of California with over 6 years of clinical experience in the field of mental health. I specialize in working with adults struggling with issues related to stress and coping with life’s changes, anxiety, depression, trauma, and self-esteem. I have experience providing treatment in a variety of settings, including primary outpatient mental health services, outpatient co-occurring services, and inpatient residential treatment centers for adults with moderate to severe mental illness. I also gave extensive experience with Grief and Loss.

My Specialties Include Anxiety, Depression, Trauma and Abuse, Stress, and Self-Esteem.

I am also experienced in:
Family Conflict, Couples Issues, Grief and Loss, Anger Management, Bipolar Disorder, and Borderline Personality Disorder

My clinical approaches include:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Solution-Focused Therapy, Family Systems, and Wellness and Recovery Action Plan (WRAP)

Services I Provide

  • Coaching
  • Consultation
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Telehealth

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Bipolar
  • Borderline
  • Breakup
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Depression
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family Problems
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Inadequacy
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Irritability
  • Physical Abuse
  • Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Rejection
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Humanistic Psychology (humanism)
  • Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET)
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)

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