20121 Ventura Blvd, Woodland Hills, California 91364
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(818) 453-2258

Counseling with Karine

Karine Echighian
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Counseling with Karine

Karine Echighian
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist


Here to Listen

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Here to Listen

Welcome

How therapy can help

Deciding to seek counseling services is, oftentimes, a personal and difficult decision. Finding the right therapist is a daunting task.  However, once you have taken the first step and found the proper support, you are on a path of self-discovery and healing. It is the first step towards “figuring it out” or “making a change”. When you find yourself feeling stuck or struggling, reaching out is a positive and empowering step you can take.


Depending on what you are looking to gain from therapy, you can expect to gain insight into yourself and, also grow while pursuing your goals. Therapy is a way to explore your thoughts, and how you view yourself and the world. The therapeutic process includes learning useful tools to improve communication in your romantic and day-to-day relationships and learning to identify and communicate your own needs and wants, grounding yourself in order to learn how to better handle life's stressors. Talk therapy may also benefit your relationship with yourself by helping you understand what motivates you and what keeps you stuck; learn how to empathize with yourself and therefore learn to care and be your true authentic self. Using various forms of Art Therapy, and other assessments, can be used to provide insight into the subconscious which will help facilitate inner understanding and healing.

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Have you found yourself struggling...

At Home

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  • Divorce/Separation
  • Infidelity
  • Parenting
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Anger Management
  • Peer Relationships
  • Infertility
  • Adoption
  • Life Changes

in Private

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  • Anxiety or Fears
  • Depression
  • Self Esteem
  • Emotional Difficulties
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Loss or Grief
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Obesity
  • Gender Identity
  • Sexual Preference

at work or school

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  • Academic Underachievement
  • Attention Deficit (ADD/ADHD)
  • Career Choices

Type of Therapy

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Adult individual

Learning about yourself through therapy may be the best gift to give yourself. It is a form of learning your strengths and weaknesses and finding out how to use the results to help you thrive in life. Using various activities and techniques to help you explorer, discover and become the best version of yourself. Therapy can help you thrive!

Couple's Therapy

Couple's therapy comes in all from and in many phases; including individuals who are dating, engaged and seeking Pre-Marital Therapy and couples who are already married. The goal is to use creative tools and assessments to help you grow as a couple. Here to help you improve your communication, connect and build a stronger foundation. Couple's therapy is a path to understanding each other's needs, learning the best way to listen to your partner and finding effective ways to communicate. Strengthening the couple's foundation will help build a stronger family unit. 

Family Therapy

Family therapy is helpful in understanding your family unit. Understanding each member of the family as having  roll, responsibility and expectation is the beginning of the process of understanding what works and does not work within your family unit. Working with the family from this starting point, will hopefully open the door to improved communication among each family member. 

Adolescents/Teens (13-17 Years of Age)

Here to help young children have a voice and learn how to best express their feelings and thoughts. Using games, art, storytelling and other tools to help explore and teach your child how to understand and cope with their feelings. Parents are included in sessions, as needed, in order to help the child feel comfortable and safe in the new environment; and also to have parents help facilitate child's progress. 

Children (Age 6+)

Here to help young children find their voice and learn how to best express their feelings and thoughts. Using games, art, storytelling and other tools to help explore and teach your child how to understand and cope with their feelings. Parents are included in sessions, as needed, in order to help the child feel comfortable and safe in the new environment; and also to have parents help facilitate child's progress. 

Group Therapy

Learning to connect to peers through empathy and shared experiences. Knowing that you are not alone is a key to healing.

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