THERAPY SERVICES


GROUP THERAPY


Facilitated by a Dr. Gardenswartz, a small group of individuals come together to share problems and to receive feedback on how their behavior impacts others. The group setting provides a safe environment for members to take interpersonal risks. Stacey Lurie, LCSW runs postpartum depression groups.

INDIVIDUAL THERAPY


Clients work one-on-one with Dr. Gardenswartz or Stacey Lurie, LCSW.  The focus of therapy might be on current suffering, childhood trauma, or the pursuit of personal growth and self-knowledge. They help client improve relationships, as well as change unhealthy behaviors, beliefs and emotions.

CHILD/TEEN/FAMILY THERAPY


Children and teens are seen by Stacey Lurie, LCSW. A combination of behavioral therapy (game playing, art, guided imagery), and talk therapy (including cognitive therapy) are used to address anxiety, depression, behavioral issues and family/peer conflict.

MEDIA & CONSULTING


SCRIPT, FILM, THEATER


To create compelling and realistic characters, television and film executives rely on the expertise of psychologists. Dr. Gardenswartz help writers and directors determine how people behave in certain situations. She also helps writers understand human behavior and motivation to create well-developed roles.

TV, RADIO, PRINT


Television, radio and print news use Dr. Gardenswartz as a guest expert on a variety of topics to frame popular news and current events stories in the context of psychology

NEW PATIENT FORMS


Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your appointment time and press the light next to your therapists’ name. She will pick you up from the waiting room promptly at your appointment time.

There is a parking lot in the building (South of Wilshire on Rexford).  There is also 1-2 hour street parking on Rexford and surrounding streets.

Please fill out all of the forms on this page prior to your first appointment.  Either scan/email the forms or fax forms to (323) 843-9250.

Dr. Cara Gardenswartz 

Stacey Lurie, LCSW