Our dedicated team of licensed therapists brings a wealth of expertise, each specializing in unique areas to cater to a diverse range of client needs. As the Founder and Director, Cindie Henrie, LMFT BCETS, is an expert trauma therapist with a focus on treating various trauma types, from sexual assault survivors to victims of violent crimes. Her extensive background in feminist therapy, LGBTQ+ issues, and group therapy further enriches our therapeutic offerings. Joining her is Melissa Sanchez-Garcia, LMFT, a seasoned practitioner trained in Integrated Process Oriented and Psychosynthesis Psychotherapy, specializing in anxiety disorders and trauma-related concerns. Additionally, Stephanie Groom, LMFT, adeptly addresses a spectrum of issues, including anxiety disorders, PTSD, mood disorders, and LGBTQ+ needs, employing psychodynamic and humanistic approaches. Sara Acharya, LMFT, specializes in trauma-focused cognitive-behavior therapy, child-parent psychotherapy, and artistic and creative blocks. With a focus on domestic violence, trauma, grief, and more, Laura Marhevka, LMFT, brings a wealth of skills, including training in DBT and certifications in Seeking Safety and Trauma-Focused CBT.

Together, our therapists utilize diverse therapeutic modalities such as EMDR, TAT, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Sandplay Therapy, Art Therapy Techniques, and more. Whether you seek expertise in trauma, anxiety, depression, LGBTQ+ concerns, or family dynamics, LATN’s therapists are here to guide you on your unique journey toward healing and growth. Explore our specialized therapists, and connect with us to embark on your path to well-being with Los Angeles Therapy Network, your partner in holistic mental health care.

therapist near me
Los Angeles and Long Beach Offices

Cynthia’s Areas of Specialization

• Trauma Expert
• Treatment of Rape/Sexual Assault, Adult Survivors of Childhood Abuse: Sexual Abuse, Incest, Physical Abuse, Neglect, Abandonment, Extreme and Sadistic Abuse, Mentally Ill Parent, ACA, Victims of Violent Crimes, Survivors of Suicide/Homicide Loss, Kidnapping, Religious & Cult Abuse, SRA, MC, and much more. Trained and experienced in treating sexual offenders.
• Feminist Therapy
• Women’s Issues
• Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning & Intersexed (GLBTQI) specialist
• Teen/Adolescent Specialist
• Couples Therapy , Alternative Families
• Group Therapy Specialist
• Self-Esteem, Personal Growth
• Life Crisis, Grief and Loss, Mid-Life Transitions and General Life Transitions
• Dissociative Disorders, Multiplicity, Humanistic-Existential, Psychodynamic, Cognitive-Behavioral, Narrative and Eclectic approach with a focus on depth therapy
• EMDR, TAT, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Sandplay Therapy, Art Therapy Techniques, Creative Therapy Techniques
• Groups – PTSD/Trauma, Sexual Abuse/Assault Survivors Support Group (SASS), Trans Women Group, Significant Other’s Support Group (SOS) for women with a transgender/gender variant partner, Multiplicity Group, Adult Children of Narcissists, Queer Couples Group, Women’s Group

therapist near me
Los Angeles Office and Torrance

Melissa’s Areas Of Specialization

• Staff Member Trained in Integrated Process Oriented, Psychosynthesis Psychotherapy
• Focus on Anxiety and Anxiety Disorders
• PTSD, Trauma and Dissociation, Dissociative Disorders
• Adult Survivors Childhood Abuse: Sexual Abuse, Incest, Physical Abuse, Neglect, Emotional/Verbal Abuse
• Victims of Violent Crimes, Rape, Sexual Assault
• Adult Children of Narcissists, Emotional and Verbal Abuse by Parents, Employers, Significant Others
• Grief and Loss Issues
• Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender/Gender Variant Issues/Communities
• Children, Adolescents and Adults
• Women’s Issues
• Men’s Issues
• Couples, Alternative Families and Family Therapy
• Utilizes the body and body oriented therapies. Paying attention to the body and the symptoms and messages it is sending to us; focus on a wholeness.
• Use of relaxation, guided imagery, art and body therapy
• Sandplay Therapy and Play Therapy
• Groups: Coping with the Self-Absorbed, Sexual Abuse/Assault Survivor’s Group (SASS), Trans Women Group, Multiplicity Group, Young Adult’s Group, PTSD/Trauma Group
• Spanish Speaking

trauma expert
Los Angeles Office and Studio City

Stephanie’s Areas Of Specialization

• Anxiety disorders
• Obsessive Compulsive disorder
• PTSD, Trauma, Dissociative D/O
• Psychosis
• Social Anxiety, Phobia, Agoraphobia
• Attachment Issues
• Borderline Personality D/O
• Mood Disorders
• Depression
• Grief, Loss, Bereavement
• Hoarding Behaviors
• Survivors of Sexual Assault, Sexual Abuse
• Physical, Emotional, Verbal Abuse or Neglect
• Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
• Women’s Issues
• Child and Adolescent Issues/therapy
• Parenting
• Self harm
• Transitional issues
• Adjustment to changes within the family
• Couples Therapy, Premarital Counseling, Marital Counseling
• Intimacy issues
• Infidelity
• LGBTQ Needs/Issues

Utilizes: Psychodynamic Therapy, Humanistic, & Family Systems with focus on Depth Psychology. Use of examination of Family of origin, Integrate unconscious material into consciousness, Gottman Method Couples Therapy, Mindfulness-Based interventions, Relaxation skills, Guided imagery, Sandplay Therapy, Art as a means for exploring true self and as an outlet for emotion and feelings , Creative Journaling, Play Therapy, & Strength-Based Interventions.

CPTSD expert
Los Angeles Office

Sara’s Areas Of Specialization

• Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy
• Child-Parent Psychotherapy Works with Children, Adolescents, Adults, Couples, and Families
• Complex Trauma and Childhood Abuse (Children/Adolescents and Adult Survivors): Sexual Abuse, Incest, Physical Abuse, Neglect, Emotional/Verbal Abuse
• Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
• Anxiety Disorders
• Depression
• Grief and Loss
• Parenting and Family Conflict
• Adoption and Adoptive Family Adjustment
• Women’s Issues
• Artistic and Creative Blocks

DBT therapist
Los Angeles Office

Laura’s Areas Of Specialization

• Domestic Violence
• Trauma, Grief and Loss
• Suicidal Ideation
• Relationship Issues
• Parenting Skills
• Depression
• Trained in DBT
• Anxiety
• Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
• Co-Parenting Issues
• Work Related Stressors
• Stress Management
• Certified in Seeking Safety, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Manage and Adapting Practices

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