l6311 Ventura Blvd. Suite1177Encino, California 91436 818-789-7575
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Sandra Kagan, Ph.D. is the Director of Counseling Associates of Encino, and has been in private practice for 28 years. She has lectured extensively, taught seminars, and written articles in the areas of interpersonal relations, communication, assertiveness, grief and loss, stress management, sexuality, meditation, eating disorders and nutrition. She has appeared on national and local television and radio, and has taught at the graduate level at universities.
Dr. Kagan provides an emotionally supportive therapeutic environment. She uses a psycho-educational, holistic approach to the solution of problems. As a result of her training and experience she is able to rapidly assess what is at the core of her clients’ problems, and provide clear, concise guidance in the resolution of those problems.
In working with couples, Dr. Kagan is highly respectful of the different perspectives of each individual. She creates a safe environment in which the couple can discuss their differences, drop their defenses, resolve their conflicts and achieve a closer, more loving connection.
|Insurance & Payments Accepted||Sliding Scale, Some Insurance, Fee for Service|
|Professional Associations||California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, American Counseling Association, National Board of Certified Counselors|
|Licenses & Certifications||Marriage/Family Therapist, National Certified Counselor, Hypnosis, Life Teaching Credential|
|Areas Most Worked In||Couples, Individuals, Mind-body healing|
|Specialties / Emphasis||Anxiety/Panic Attacks, Chronic Illness, Codependency/ACA, Divorce/Dissolution, Eating Disorders, Employment Issues, Grief/Loss, Mediation, Men's Issues, Mood Disorders (Depression/Bipolar), Pain Management, Parenting, Self Esteem/Personal Growth, Sexual Disorders, Substance Abuse/Dependency, Terminally Ill, Trauma Recovery (abuse), Women's Issues|
|Number Of Staff||3|
|Years In Practice||28|