I am a licensed, Marriage and Family Therapist in the Burbank/Toluca Lake area.  Perhaps you're down or anxious - maybe you feel stuck.  Have you experienced trauma in your life?  I am here to offer support. Therapy is a process of growth and self-discovery.

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ABOUT ME

Education

B.A. in Psychology from the California State University, Northridge

M.A. in Marital and Family Therapy from Phillips Graduate Institute

Work and Training Experience

Outpatient Clinics

Psychiatric Facilities

Adolescent Residential Treatment Facilities 

School-based Counseling

Home-based Therapy with Elderly and Disabled Adults

Specialty Training

EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing)

Professional Organizations

CAMFT - California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists

EMDRIA - EMDR International Association

 
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SERVICES

My goal is to provide a safe and supportive environment for you to work through life's challenges.  Specialties include, but are not limited to:

Anxiety

Trauma

EMDR

Depression

Grief & Loss 

Work and Career issues

Child/Adolescent issues

Women's Issues

 
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EMDR

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing is an evidence-based psychotherapy for treating trauma.  It helps reduce unwanted, repeated recollections of disturbing life experiences.

 
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FEES & INSURANCE

 

FEES

Please call me to discuss fees.  Rates vary based on the type of session and length.  Sliding scale fees are available on a limited basis.

INSURANCE

Services may be covered in full or in part by your health insurance plan. 


Going through your insurance provider means that your information is being shared with a third party.  Insurance companies will require a mental health diagnosis for treatment and may not cover certain conditions.  

PAYMENT

I accept Cash, Credit Cards, Zelle, and Venmo.

CANCELLATION POLICY

If you miss your scheduled therapy appointment, and you have not notified me at least 24 hours in advance, you will be required to pay a fee for the missed session.

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CONTACT ME

Due to COVID-19 safety precautions, sessions are being conducted online.

Sharon Benjamin, LMFT

License #40694

1812 W Burbank Blvd., #7237 
Burbank, CA 91506

Phone:  818-429-5932

SharonBenjaminLMFT@Protonmail.com