Becky Belinsky is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice in Santa Monica, CA. She works with individuals, couples, and families struggling with various issues such as anxiety, depression, and relationship issues, and has a particular focus in eating disorders, disordered eating, and body image concerns.
Becky has training and experience in working with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families in a variety of settings, including community agencies, schools, and private practice. She received her M.A. in Couple and Family Therapy from Adler University in Chicago, IL. Becky is a Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor and uses an anti-diet and Health At Every Size (HAES) approach.
Becky uses a combination of humanistic, psychodynamic, and mindfulness approaches in her work. As a primarily relational therapist, she holds the relationship between clients and herself as the most important aspect of therapy, and believes in a collaborative approach to working together.
In sessions, Becky offers people a warm and inviting space to safely discuss their struggles and integrate the various aspects of their lives and relationships. She also incorporates tools and techniques to help clients build new skills and cope with challenging situations, such as mindfulness, meditation, CBT, and ACT.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress
Eating disorders - Reducing unhealthy eating patterns, beliefs, and behaviors, such as restricting, purging, and binging; healing the emotional pain surrounding disordered eating
Body image issues - Development of skills for handling negative thoughts about physical appearance; building habits of more positive self-talk and self-perception
Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love
Perfectionism - Coping with feelings of anxiety, stress, self-criticism, and procrastination; addressing unrealistic expectations of one’s self and negatively comparing self to others
Becky Belinsky is not in-network with any insurances.
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Private Practice, 2019 - Present
Marina Counseling Center, 2017 - 2019
Barrington Youth and Family Services, 2017 - 2017
Adler University, MA, MFT, 2017
University of Wisconsin - Madison, BA, 2015