1. Shirin Peykar, MA, LMFT
    Shirin is a USC graduate and has been practicing Marriage and Family Therapy for over 9 years. She is bilingual in Farsi. Shirin specializes in Anxiety/Depression, Young Adult issues (ages 18-40), Divorce, and Narcissistic Abuse. She has thorough training in Adolescent issues and Parenting children ages 0-2 as well. Shirin uses Mindfulness to encourage clients to listen to their intuition, mind & body. Sharon enjoys empowering people to help transform their experience to an authentic, happy life, email: [email protected] website: www.talkwithshirin.com Parks: Beverly Gardens, Will Rogers Memorial, & more.
  2. Colleen Davidoff, LCSW, PsyD
    With over 10 years of experience, Colleen utilizes a client centered, individualistic, and non-judgmental approach to therapy. She is passionate about helping clients engage in identity exploration, navigating life transitions, improving communication and addressing/improving relationships. She offers innovative practices where sessions may take place outdoors i.e. walk/talk, hiking. Her objective is to work collaboratively with clients, helping empower them to make positive changes through open communication, education, honest feedback, exploring choices & highlighting progress. email:[email protected] Parks: Runyon Canyon, Santa Monica Beach, Veterans, Pan Pacific, Rancho & more.
  3. Marilyn Jhung, MSW, LCSW
    Are you struggling with recurring stress, anxiety or depression, and it's escalating? Are you unable to break the pattern of unfulfilling relationships, and struggling with career, school, and/or work/life balance issues? Imagine having a peaceful mind which allows you to be more fully present, aware, and conscious in your daily life, in your school/career, and in all your relationships? Marilyn's unique practice approach blends Western psychology with contemplative Eastern spirituality which can effectively help to harness your conditioned fears, beliefs, and defensive relational patterns from the past, as stepping-stones toward deeper psychological & spiritual grounding. email: [email protected] Parks: Marilyn meets at most parks. .
  1. Sara Acharya, LMFT
    Sara is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who has been in the field for over 10 years. She works with people experiencing challenges with anxiety, mood, relationship problems, and life transitions. She received her B.A. from Cornell University and her M.A. in Counseling Psychology from the Wright Institute in Berkley, California. Sara believes therapy is a journey of joint exploration and discovery. She works in a collaborative manner and strives to ensure that counseling is individualized, trauma-informed, culturally relevant, and strength-based. She practices CBT, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Child-Parent Psychotherapy. She specializes in trauma and abuse, cross-cultural issues, parenting, phase of life challenges, and eating disorders. As a musician and vocalist she enjoys working with creatives aiming to peak performance. ​​​​​​​ email: [email protected] PARKS: Hollywood, Silver Lake, Echo Park, Eagle Rock, & Pasadena (Brookside).
  2. Michael Randleman, LMFT
    Michael is an LMFT who works with adult individuals, couples and families. He specializes in working with late-onset parents and their families as well as clients facing midlife transitions (job loss or career changes). He also works with depression, anxiety and relationship conflict. Formerly, Michael spent years working in the entertainment industry in many capacities and has an unique understanding of the experiences and challenges that artists struggle with while attempting to maintain healthy and balanced lifestyles.​​​​​​ email: [email protected] ​PARKS: Santa Monica Beach by the Annenberg Beach House and the woody trail of Temescal Park, & the walk through the Coral Trees on San Vicente Blvd.
  3. Carly Tobert, LCSW
    Carly is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with a Master’s Degree from UCLA and a passion for working with children and families. She partners with her clients to develop real world tools to address life’s challenges. She specializes in helping parents to manage feelings such as anxiety, isolation and depression; deconstructing and working through the variety of stressors and challenges associated with, well, parenthood. She is also able to work directly with adolescents who may be struggling with their own life obstacles and would benefit from extra support. Trained in a variety of therapeutic techniques (Mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems Therapy, Positive Psychology), she utilizes and eclectic approach, tailoring her treatment modality to meet her client’s individual needs. email: [email protected] PARKS: Box Hills & Culver City Area Parks and Trails.
  1. Dr. Alex Kelman, Ph.D.
    Dr. Alex Kelman is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist.  He received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Virginia, his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Pacific Graduate School of Psychology/Palo Alto University, and his postdoctoral fellowship from USC Keck School of Medicine/Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Dr. Kelman is also voluntary clinical faculty (Clinical Instructor) within the Department of Psychology at UCLA.​​​​​​​​​​ Dr. Kelman utilizes an integrative approach to psychotherapy and focuses on helping patients to enhance compassion and mindfulness capacities as ways to improve well-being and make space for long lasting positive change. Additionally, Dr. Kelman works to help patients grow their awareness and uncover ways to live consistently with their deepest values and intentions. Dr. Kelman is also a certified yoga instructor and brings yogic philosophy and practice into his work with patients. email: [email protected] website:  http://www.alexkelmanphd.com PARKS: Runyon Canyon, Griffith Park, & other L.A./Beverly Hills area.
  2. Tara Cavazos, MA, LMFT, ATR
    T​​​​ara has over 15 years of experience working with individuals (from ages 4 to 75), couples, and families from diverse cultural, socio-economic, and religious backgrounds, as well as sexual orientations. Tara is warm, collaborative, and nonjudgemental.  She has helped with a wide variety of issues such as family conflict, grief and loss, relationship issues, anxiety, depression, ADHD, addiction, school and work related issues, trauma, parenting, and life transitions. She uses a variety of therapeutic approaches, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Psychodynamic, Mindfulness Practices, Positive Psychology, and Solution Focused Therapy.  She enjoys working together with her clients to gain insight into their challenges and develop coping skills.  She strives to empower them to come up with solutions, improve their relationships and meet their life goals.  email: [email protected]​​ ​PARKS: Monrovia, Claremont, San Dimas, Pasadena, Arcadia -- These cities are all in Los Angeles County.  Tara is open to discussing other parks as well.
  3. Jordan Heath, MA, LPCC
    Jordan Heath earned her BA in Sociology from University of Oregon and her MA in Mental Health Counseling from Loyola Marymount University. She holds a License in Professional Clinical Counseling (LPCC) and has worked in a variety of urban and suburban communities  providing psychological and counseling services to populations from early childhood through adulthood. She is highly passionate about overall wellness and incorporating the arts into her clinical work to develop coping tools alongside clients. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they hope to accomplish​​​. email: [email protected] PARKS: Fryman Canyon, Lake Balboa, Anthony C Beilenson Park, & Canyon Park,
  1. Lauren Boasberg, MA, LMFT
    Lauren Boasberg, MA, LMFT​​​​ Lauren is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She obtained her Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy with an emphasis in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University.  She considers herself a Humanistic Existential Therapist, focusing on positive growth versus pathology. Her areas of focus are depression, anxiety, grief and loss, mid and quarter life crisis, relational problems, addiction, trauma and helping women before, during and after divorce.  Lauren works with clients ages 18 and over. She has been working as a therapist for 12 years, utilizing Mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and EMDR as tools throughout the therapeutic process.  Her work is inspired by Carl Jung, Virginia Satir, Murray Bowen, Brene’ Brown, & Viktor Frankyl. Email: [email protected] Website: www.laurenboasberg.com PARKS: Aidens Place (Westwood Park), Barrington Recreation Center, Holmby Hills Park.
  2. Julia Grace Vishnepolsky, M.A., LPCC, R-DMT
    Julia Grace Vishnepolsky, M.A., LPCC, R-DMT ​​​​​​ Julia is a licensed psychotherapist specializing in integrating mindfulness, creative arts and body based approaches in Counseling. She takes a compassionate yet active, hands on approach, balancing empathic listening with teaching practical skills to reduce stress, anxiety, and depression and become more at peace & empowered in your life. Julia has 7 years experience working in the field, with children, adolescents and adults with varying mental health concerns.  Her primary focus is on adults who struggle with depression, anxiety and trauma or are seeking self growth. For more information on her unique approaches visit her website. Email: [email protected] Website: www.counselingwitharts.com PARKS: Santa Monica Beach, Tongva Park in Santa Monica, Palisades park in Santa Monica, Will Rogers State park, Venice Beach, Marina Del Ray, Temescal Canyon in Pacific Palisades, Los Liones Trail in Pacific Palisades, Lake Shrine Self Realization Fellowship in Pacific Palisades.