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Erica Basso, LMFT

 LICENSED MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPIST (114828)

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Los Angeles Therapist specializing in treating Burnout, Stress, Anxiety, Life Transitions, Self Esteem in Sherman Oaks and Pasadena.

 

You’re Stronger Than

Your Anxiety

 Interrupt Your Inner Critic

Do you feel overwhelmed just thinking about keeping up with your responsibilities at work or in day-to-day life? Are constant worries and fears getting in the way of building deeper relationships or performing well in your career? Do feel restless, stressed out, and unable to concentrate?

Is daily stress leaving you too exhausted to show up as your best self in your professional and personal life? Do you feel unfocused, barely there, and like you’re missing out on living your own life? 

As a young woman living in the modern world, the constant societal pressure to be, act, and look a certain way can be overwhelming in itself. Adding negative self talk, the ever present anxious pit in your stomach, and low self esteem can make it feel as though there’s an enormous pressure sitting on your shoulders at all times. Symptoms of anxiety often include: panic attacks, difficulty concentrating, rapid breathing, hyperventilation, fatigue, and insomnia. 

When anxiety disrupts your ability to live a calm and healthy life, then it’s time to reach out and get the support and guidance you need to learn how to interrupt your inner critic and change the narrative in your mind.

“I work with professional women just like you who are struggling to overcome anxiety and panic attacks that affect their lives, careers, and relationships.”

Step Into a Life You Love

Arriving at this page signals you’re on the right path to change your life. Most people struggle with anxiety for years before getting help. By the time you’ve found yourself here, you may feel overwhelmed with self-criticism, sadness, anxiety, loneliness, or fear. All of which can leave you feeling like giving up. 

 

Anxiety can feel overpowering. It can leave your self esteem in the dust and keep you from reaching life goals or from forging deeper connections with friends and family. When we work through your inner thought patterns and learn how to use techniques, such as cognitive coping affirmations, to overcome limiting beliefs and mindsets, you can turn negative self talk into self-love and kindness. 

 

Through the therapy process, we will work through the causes of your anxiety and learn healthy ways to cope with stress, anxiety, and the messy parts of life. You will get the tools you need to reclaim your life and peace of mind. Our goal through therapy is to shift your focus on living a life of full expression and enjoying the things that are truly most important to you.

About Erica

I'm a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist. I specialize in treating anxiety, imposter syndrome, and perfectionism in professional women in Los Angeles, California. I believe we all have the natural capacity to grow and flourish in a positive direction if we are given the support we need.

 

With a combination of mindfulness and self-compassion based techniques, I will support you in regaining the confidence to step into the best version of yourself. You will no longer feel controlled by limiting beliefs and fear and will be able to form deeper, satisfying connections with loved ones.

 

Together we can find the tools, clarity, and self-acceptance you need to more skillfully feel confident in your strength and ability to overcome stressful situations and life events.

Holistic-Integrative Therapy Sessions

I practice from a holistic-integrative approach, which means I view the mind-body-spirit connection as integral in understanding who you are as a whole person. I approach each session with compassion and without judgement, so I encourage you to show up as yourself and express how you’re feeling and what you’re going through. In our sessions, problematic patterns are explored in depth in order to address the underlying causes. Our therapy sessions are tailored to you with a combination of research-proven techniques to help transform depression, anxiety, and helplessness into freedom, strength, and wholeness.

 

In our sessions, we'll take into consideration the balance of many different aspects of your life.

 

Which means we may explore:

 

  • How you’re feeling in your body

  • Your body sensations associated with your emotional experience

  • How you incorporate movement and nourish yourself

  • What your relationships and community are like

  • Your creative and spiritual practices

We will work through the cause of your anxiety at a deeper level and build up a healthy self image and outlook on life through positive self talk and incorporating a balanced lifestyle. I will encourage you to befriend your emotions and learn healthy ways to manage stress to shift your cognitive and behavioral patterns to healthier, friendlier viewpoints. 

 

My focus is incorporating a balanced lifestyle through your way of interacting with the world and how you treat yourself and your body.

Therapy is unique as its the one place where it’s all about you! You will do most of the talking and I will offer suggestions when I believe they will be helpful to you.

Ready to Live the Well-Balanced Life You Deserve?

Take the first step & schedule your free 15-minute consultation call with me today.