Linda Laffey, M.A.

16055 Ventura Blvd Suite 717, Encino, CA 91436


Phone: 818-591-2989


Would you like to take control of your life? Do you have a relationship with food and your body that is hurting you? Do you repeatedly find yourself in relationships that turn out to be painful? Would you like to reduce the amount of stress in your life and experience more peace and joy? Linda’s approach to psychotherapy is based on the belief that each client is the best authority on himself or herself. Her primary goals as a therapist are to work collaboratively with clients to determine short-term and long-term treatment objectives, develop a treatment plan designed to help them achieve those objectives as quickly and effectively as possible, and empower them to know and trust their own inner strengths. Utilizing cognitive-behavioral, family systems, psychodynamic, humanistic, and transpersonal orientations, Linda integrates those methods of treatment best suited for each client. When treating an eating disorder patient, a team approach is often utilized, including a nutritionist, physician, and/or psychiatrist as indicated. Linda uses her training in EMDR to assist in the treatment of individual adults who were abused or neglected as children. In her Encino and Westlake Village private practices, Linda works with individual adults and teens, couples, families, and groups, specializing in eating disorders, relationship issues, parenting teens, personal and spiritual growth, women’s issues, healing childhood trauma, depression, OCD, and stress and anger management.

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