Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Amy earned her undergraduate degree in Social Science from UC Irvine and a graduate degree in Communications from the University of Southern California (USC). After spending ten years as a feature film executive, teaching production courses and running a non-profit arts organization, the natural course of her work experiences led her to a second Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology at Antioch University.
Over the past several years, Amy has practiced at the Los Angeles LGBT Center and Swanson, Conti and Associates. Amy has gained specialized training and experience in the treatment of HIV/AIDS-related issues, gender identity, eating disorders, domestic violence and substance abuse. Amy works with individuals, couples and families. She treats issues such as Depression, Anxiety, impairments in Self-Esteem, healthy communication training and major life transitions such as “coming out” and grief/loss. Amy has also supervised teenagers at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Teen Line. The CS Teen Line is a hotline designed to provide peer support to adolescents in crisis.
Amy’s approach to psychotherapy is honest and authentic. She has managed to find a suitable balance between “tough love” and genuine compassion.
Note: Amy maintains specific hours on her schedule for those who may need a lower fee for service.
Robert Robbins, MA, is a graduate of Pepperdine University with a Masters Degree in Psychology. He is a Registered Intern as a Marriage and Family Therapist.
Robert has spent the last two years as a therapist for the Family Service Agency of Burbank specializing in teens, pre-teens, young adults, and couples. Over the last two decades Robert has been working with youth as a USAA Swim Coach and an AYSO Soccer coach. He has also lectured at several high schools and middle schools on the issues of peer pressure and confidence. Robert has been accepted by Pacifica University in route to his PhD. in Clinical Psychology.
Registered Marriage and Family Intern