TRUE
COMPASSION
THERAPY
WELCOMES YOU

Lissa Khema Merkel, LCSW, LAADC

For Hope, Healing, and Help

 

“Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength”

Sigmund Freud

 
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WHAT TO EXPECT AT YOUR VISIT

Guiding You On the Path of Self-Healing

Perhaps you're down or anxious - maybe you're unsure about the future of a relationship, or just feel that you aren't living the life you were meant to lead.  Perhaps you've recently suffered a medical trauma and are in need of some support. Whatever your needs may be, I am here to offer support. Therapy is a process of growth and self-discovery, and in my sessions I promote behavioral transformation by encouraging a positive outlook and the adoption of new attitudes and reactions. I have the tools and professional experience to help you get back on track.

 

SERVICES I OFFER

With You Every Step of the Way

BEYOND MEDICAL TRAUMA

Surviving a medical trauma can be life changing. I specialize in assisting you in getting through a medical trauma due to an accident, treatment/procedure, or chronic illness. Having a therapist help you adjust to life after the trauma of an illness or emergency procedure can make all the difference in achieving a positive mental and physical outcome.

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ANXIETY, DEPRESSION, AND ADDICTION

While I help people recover from a multitude of life's challenges, I especially love to work with those who are dealing with anxiety, depression, or addiction. I am credentialed as a Licensed Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LAADC) and have worked with those experiencing addiction for several years. I offer a caring and supportive environment where the underpinnings of addiction can be examined in conjunction with learning new behaviors and ways of thinking.

 

ABOUT ME

Lissa Khema Merkel, LCSW, LAADC

 

I graduated with a Masters in Social Work with a concentration in mental health from the University of Wisconsin-Madison . I moved back to Los Angeles to begin my career and started working in the fields of substance abuse and mental health. I was credentialed as an Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) #82991. I am also credentialed as a Licensed Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LAADC).

 

I am drawn to work with medical trauma due to my personal experiences with the medical profession. I also really enjoy helping people become aware of and examine the reasons for their behavior/thoughts and achieving new ways of living that benefit the client and improve their life.

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CONTACT ME

5012 Chesebro Rd, Suite 102
Agoura Hills, Los Angeles County 91301
USA

310-925-9510 Phone

424-543-1049 Fax

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