Grazel Garcia Psychotherapy & Associates (GGPA) employ clinical associates who are currently in the process of obtaining clinical hours for licensure and under the supervision of Grazel Garcia, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. GGP’s clinical associates offer sliding scale options for individuals, couples and families. To know more about their approach, please see below.
Grazel Garcia, Founder, LMFT #97561
Grazel Garcia, Founder of GGPA, attended law school and spent many years working in the legal field. Grazel took a major shift in her career and received a Master of Science Degree in Counseling with Emphasis on Marriage and Family Therapy from California State University, Northridge.
Grazel is a relational expert/EFT Therapist specializing in treating couples and individuals utilizing EFT treatment modality. She is one of the team of helpers providing annual EFT for couples training to other therapists with EFT trainer Silvina Irwin. She is also an LGBTQI Affirmative therapist, an Addiction therapist, Domestic Violence Certified therapist and a Brainspotting therapist. Grazel also works with individuals struggling with Depression, Anxiety, Health Anxiety, OCD issues, Grief and Loss/Death and Dying, Fertility Issues, Codependency, Substance Use and Substance addiction including Sex and Love addiction. Continue reading….
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Damiana Valentini, LMFT #121203
Damiana is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Prior to Damiana’s work as a therapist, she earned a master’s degree in Psychology with a concentration in Animal Behavior and Conservation in New York City. With a renewed focus, she received a masters in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University with emphasis on Marriage and Family Therapy.
Damiana has been privileged to have the opportunity to work with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. She uses a variety of therapeutic approaches — psychodynamic, Gestalt, EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), Trauma Resiliency Model (TRM) and Emotionally-Focused Therapy for Couples (EFT) along with mindfulness-based practices. Continue reading…
Sierra Briscoe, Clinical Associate, AMFT #111842
Sierra K. Briscoe – she/her/hers, is a sex-positive, kink-aware, LGBTQIA+ affirmative therapist, and welcoming to all non-traditional relationships and lifestyles. Sierra considers it an honor to serve her community in this capacity. Sierra takes a modern, person-centered, and collaborative approach to therapy. In her practice, she strives to co-create a safe, judgment-free environment that is conducive to moving through emotional blocks, overcoming past traumas, and letting go of patterns that no longer serve you.
Sierra is an EMDR therapist and finds it a useful modality for healing trauma. She enjoys working with womxn, artists, musicians, sex workers, poly people, kinky people, people exploring their sexuality, the LGBTQIA+ community and couples and individuals who feel like they don’t fit into the societal norm. For Sierra’s full bio, click here.
Sierra received a Master of Science Degree in Counseling with Emphasis on Marriage and Family Therapy from California State University, Northridge. Sierra is a registered associate marriage and family therapist #111842 and is currently gaining hours towards her licensure under the clinical supervision of Grazel Garcia, LMFT # 97561. Sierra offers a sliding scale fee for individuals and couples.
In therapy, we will heal wounds and face challenges together.