Anxiety and PTSD Specialist


Negar Kkhaefi, MFT | Los Angeles Therapist

Anxiety and Trauma Specialist | EMDR Practitioner | Clinical Supervisor

6535 Wilshire Blvd. Suite # 261 | Los Angeles | CA | 90048 | MAP VIEW

Ph: 323-638-4152 | negarkhaefi@gmail.com

My passion is helping those with traumatic backgrounds of all kinds; emotional abuse, sexual violation, and physical abuse, domestic violence, severe humiliation and the loss of a loved one just to name a few.  Aside from complex trauma and PTSD I also focus on treating the Anxiety Disorders which include OCD, Panic Disorder, Agoraphobia, Social Phobia and daily extreme anxiety.

Whether you are dealing with an anxiety provoking life transition, Depression, the trauma of loss, or suffering from a severe anxiety disorder, I would love to help.  I have been a psychotherapist for over 18 years, and have specialized training in a variety of modalities including CBT, EMDR, Existential Therapy, Psychodynamic Theory and Behavioral Approaches for anxiety disorders.

Contact me for a complimentary phone consultation, or a reduced fee in person consultation to help you get started.

 

Types of Trauma

  • Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse/Molestation/Incest
  • Rape and Sexual Assault Survivors
  • Victims of Childhood Physical/Psychological Abuse
  • Adults Neglected as Children
  • Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence
  • Survivors of Accidents/Natural Disasters
  • Victims and Veterans of War
  • Immigration and Adaptation to a New Country

Symptoms of Trauma/PTSD

  • Nightmares
  • Repetitive and intrusive thoughts
  • Disturbing memories
  • Flashbacks
  • Dissociation
  • Derealization
  • Difficulty being sexually intimate
  • Uncovering of forgotten memories
  • Insomnia
  • Depression

Symptoms of Anxiety

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  • Relationship Anxiety
  • Avoidance (of people, places or activities)
  • Fear of Panic Attacks
  • Work/Career Stress
  • School Stress
  • Worry all Day
  • Depression and Tearfulness
  • Rumination and Insomnia
  • Perfectionism
  • Skin Picking, Nail Biting, Hair Pulling
  • Repetitive Intrusive Thoughts
  • Feelings of Dread
  • Feelings of Doom

Treatment for Anxiety Disorders

Additional Areas of Expertise

  • Adult Children of Narcissistic Parents
  • Adult Children of Bipolar Parents
  • Assertiveness Skills Training
  • Adult Children of Alcoholic/Drug Addicted Parents
  • Social Skills Training for Socially Anxious Adults
  • Coping with Difficult Romantic Partners
  • Highly Sensitive Individuals/Creatives/Artists
  • Low Self-Esteem
  • Trichotillomania
  • Fear of Driving
  • Fear of Heights

 

 


Proven Therapy Practices

  • Treatment tailored to individual needs and histories
  • Psychodynamic
  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
  • Exposure and Response Prevention
  • Systematic Desensitization
  • Client Centered (Rogerian)
  • Existential Model
  • EMDR – Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing

Central to the following areas

  • Miracle Mile
  • Beverly Hills
  • Santa Monica
  • West Los Angeles
  • West Hollywood
  • Hollywood
  • Hancock Park
  • Culver City
  • Koreatown
  • Downtown
  • Carthay Circle

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