Linda is a board certified licensed clinical social worker and marriage family therapist. She is a graduate of U.S.C. and has practiced in the San Fernando Valley for 20+ years providing psychotherapy to individuals, couples and families. Linda works to help clients identify and understand the many intense emotions, such as depression and anxiety, that arise in response to issues, such as divorce, addiction, infertility, the effects and impact on the family of children with special needs, illness, etc. She is dedicated to teaching and maintaining honest and open communication with her clients in a warm, safe, and supportive environment. She works towards helping clients in identifying, understanding, making constructive decisions, learning open communication techniques, etc. She utilizes such techniques as EMDR, hypnotherapy, guided imagery, voice dialogue, and the 12 step program philosophy. Linda has worked in various agencies that have provided services to individuals, families, children and groups. She currently sees adults in individual, couple and relationship therapy.