Welcome

Thanks for visiting my website.  I’m a licensed psychotherapist with a private practice in Manhattan Beach.

I mainly see adults seeking individual therapy. Often they are working in high-stress, high-responsibility careers and struggling with the conflicting demands of work, love, and family.  Some common themes are: feelings of anxiety or depression; relationship problems; early childhood formations that impede happiness; yearnings for personal growth. I have a strong track record of success.

Drop me a line or give me a call and we can talk. We can schedule a free initial consultation or you can ask me questions.

To find out more about who I am and how I work, scroll down to the section below.

About Me

I work with people across a wide variety of issues. Usually they’re experiencing anxiety, depression, or relationship trouble, as well as a desire for personal growth. They come to my office to figure things out, work through troublespots, and get on track to a better life.

My general approach is to address your immediate concerns, but also their underlying sources. We explore your complex emotions, relationships, history, and personality. This integrative, psychodynamic approach, because it gets to the root of your issues, helps you make real change, not just temporary adjustments. As we work through issues, you begin to solve old problems and grow as a person.

My office is a safe, non-judgmental space.  I have a background as a college professor, but value plain talk and conversation.  I enjoy seriousness as well as humor and laughter. 🙂

I have roots in D.C. and northern California (see the hills of Mount Tamalpais in the background), and I’ve lived abroad and traveled widely. I know from years of experience that people have the ability to change and grow.

You can link to My Background to get some more details about me.

Feel free to give me a call at 424-248-7288 or send me an email at geoff.gershenson@gmail.com.

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