Gemas Psychotherapy and Counseling Services

Gemas Psychotherapy and Counseling Services

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Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
California Accepting Online
Torrance Accepting In-person
Updated January 17, 2024

Welcome to Gemas Psychotherapy and Counseling Services, where we provide compassionate and effective therapy services in-person in Torrance, CA, and through telehealth services throughout California. Our team of experienced clinicians is dedicated to helping you overcome life's challenges, build resilience, and thrive.

At Gemas Psychotherapy and Counseling Services, we know that seeking therapy can be a difficult and vulnerable step. That's why we strive to create a safe and welcoming environment where you can feel seen, heard, and supported. We specialize in anxiety, depression, trauma, relationships and use evidence-based practices to help you achieve your goals.

Our clinicians are a diverse and talented group of individuals, each with their unique areas of expertise and style. We're united by our shared commitment to providing personalized care that meets your unique needs, values, and preferences. Whether you prefer in-person therapy at our office in Torrance, or the convenience of teletherapy sessions, we'll work collaboratively to create a treatment plan that helps you feel empowered, inspired, and fulfilled.

Thank you for considering Gemas Psychotherapy and Counseling Services for your therapy needs. We're honored to be a part of your journey towards healing and growth. We look forward to meeting you soon!


About

What services does your practice offer?

At Gemas Psychotherapy and Counseling Services, we're a full-service practice dedicated to helping clients of all ages overcome life's challenges and achieve their goals. Our services include individual therapy, couples therapy, and family therapy, and we have experience working with clients across the lifespan, from children to adults.

What are your practice's specialties?

Whether you're seeking support for anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship issues, or other concerns, our team of experienced clinicians is here to provide compassionate, effective care. We believe in taking a personalized approach to therapy, and our team of experienced clinicians is trained in a variety of evidence-based therapies, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).

Why should I choose your practice?

At our practice, we prioritize patience, kindness, acceptance, and respect when working with our clients. Our goal is to help you regulate your thoughts and emotions, ultimately achieving a sense of wholeness and unity within yourself. By utilizing our integrated approach, you can expect to gain greater clarity, self-awareness, and confidence as you work towards your therapeutic goals.

How does payment work at your practice?

At Gemas, we understand that navigating the complexities of insurance can be challenging, which is why we want to make the process as easy as possible for our clients. While we are out of network with most insurances, we do offer a range of services with fees ranging from $150-180, depending on the provider. We are happy to submit claims on your behalf directly to your insurance company or offer a superbill, which you can submit to your insurance company for reimbursement. Our team is committed to working with you to ensure that you receive the care and support you need to achieve your therapeutic goals, regardless of the financial challenges you may face.


Specialties

ADHD - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Bipolar disorder - Developing coping and preventive strategies to stabilize extreme mood swings, including manic and depressive episodes; increasing effective strategies to regulate emotions and maintain a healthy daily routine

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Children (<12)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

Gemas Psychotherapy and Counseling Services is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $180 (50min)
  • Individual Sessions with Associate : $150 (50min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
  • Courtesy billing
Payment options
  • Cash
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Every other month
  • Multiple times a week
  • As needed
Therapist's note

You may be able to get partially reimbursed for therapy if you have OON benefits. Contact us for more information.


Location(s)

Online Sessions (California)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Sat Please inquire about hours
  • Sun Please inquire about hours

Torrance practice
3868 W Carson St, 312, Torrance, California 90503
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Sat Please inquire about hours
  • Sun Please inquire about hours

Head of Practice's Licensure

California: 82399


Languages

English

French

German

Hebrew

Spanish

Farsi