Arease N. Edison
She/Her/HersLicensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT Doctorate in Education Psychology, PhD Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Dr. Arease Edison is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist located in CA. Dr. Edison helps clients move forward after traumatic experiences. Often, her clients seek therapy becaues they carry painful memories with them, which interefere with their daily lives. This can lead to anxiety, panic attacks, crying, distrust in others, or relationship conflicts. She also works with clients who find themselves stuck in their depression and have no idea how to make changes in their lives.
Dr. Edison uses the cognitive behavioral framework in her work with clients. She encourages clients to see their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors as interconnected. Clients learn how to change their thought patterns, especially those related to their traumas, to avoid emotional distress or discomfort. She also teaches clients how to understand what’s in their control and what’s outside of their control through Acceptance and Committment Therapy (ACT). Dr. Edison has over twenty years of experience working with clients as they build their coping strategies and learn how to handle difficult emotions, including through mindfulness practices. She provides a caring, compassionate space where there is no judgment.
Dr. Edison earned a Master’s degree in Counselng Psychology and a Doctorate of Education in Counseling Psychology from Argosy University. Dr. Edison is a strong believer in making mental health treatment accessible for all members of the community. Her practice is a Black owned organization that strives to provide culturally competent, compassionate support for clients of all ages, situations, and backgrounds.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Loss, grief, and bereavement - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance
Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Abandonment issues - Developing an understanding of one’s abandonment issues, including their origins and how they impact relationships; practicing trust and growing confidence in relationships
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:
Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
Contracted with Kaiser, Southern California. Please note that Kaiser may not reimburse the full fee.
Years of Experience: 10 years
Argosy University , Doctorate of Education in Counseling Psychology, 2014
Argosy University , MACP, 2009