Carlos Laack, Therapist in Culver City, California — Zencare
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Carlos Laack

He/Him/His

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT
California Accepting Online
Culver City Accepting In-person
Updated October 12, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Trauma
  • Fear of Flying
  • Travel-Related Mental Health

Professional statement

Carlos Laack is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the State of California. He has been practicing for more than ten years. He utilizes an eclectic approach to therapy by incorporating various theoretical approaches and modalities that is centered around the needs of his clients. Mr. Laack provides services to a wide variety of clients and utilizes his previous experiences in business and broadcast journalism to engage with his clients in a way they can feel connected to the treatment. He empowers his clients to be part of their solution and provide them with support along the way.


Message to clients

We are living in a changing, fast paced world that is seemingly more complicated now more than ever. The stresses of the day may bring on anxiety. The weight of the world may cause you to feel depressed. Past traumas may haunt you in ways you wish you could control. No matter what the circumstances, you are likely here because you want a change - a relief from the the things that plague your current situation.

I understand what you are going through might be hard to cope with and it is quite understandable. As your therapist, I will work with you and provide you with the support you need to make your mental health world a more tolerable, and maybe even pleasurable, experience. You are already on your way by taking the first step on your journey. I wish you all the best as you embark on a journey towards a better life.


Specialties

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

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

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

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

Fear of Flying - Providing techniques and support to overcome the intense fear, anxiety, and panic related to specific triggers associated with the fear of flying

Travel-Related Mental Health - Coping with the worries and fear when it comes to planning a trip or going on vacation. Also, helping you cope with depression related to the travel experience.




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Student Health Insurance
  • Cigna
  • Evernorth
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Health Plans Inc.
  • Loyola Marymount University Student Health Insurance (Aetna)
  • MHN/Health Net
  • Meritain Health
  • Occidental College Student Health Insurance (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Optum
  • Oscar Health
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Pomona College Student Health Insurance (Aetna)
  • Stanford University Student Health Insurance (MHN)
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan
  • University of Colorado Denver Student Health Insurance (UnitedHealthcare)
  • University of Southern California Student Health Insurance (Aetna)

Carlos Laack is accepting clients using listed insurances, paying listed fees, or using health insurance out-of-network benefits other than:

  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • University of California Davis Student Health Insurance (Anthem Blue Cross)
  • University of California Irvine Student Health Insurance (Anthem Blue Cross)
  • University of California Los Angeles Student Health Insurance (Anthem Blue Cross)
  • University of California Merced Student Health Insurance (Anthem Blue Cross)
  • University of California Riverside Student Health Insurance (Anthem Blue Cross)
  • University of California San Diego Student Health Insurance (Anthem Blue Cross)
  • University of California Santa Barbara Student Health Insurance (Anthem Blue Cross)
  • University of California Santa Cruz Student Health Insurance (Anthem Blue Cross)


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $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
Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • PayPal
  • Zelle
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

For private pay clients, I provide flexibility in payments, if necessary, to make my services accessible to the people who can benefit from my expertise and experience. Ask me about my available payment options.


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 Closed
  • Tue 11am-8pm
  • Wed 11am-6pm
  • Thu 11am-6pm
  • Fri 11am-2pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Culver City practice
5731 W. Slauson Ave, Suite 220, Culver City, California 90230
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 12-8pm
  • Tue Closed
  • Wed Closed
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 11 years

Psychotherapy for a Changing World, Owner/Psychotherapist, 2019 - Present

National University, MA, 2011


Licensure

California: LMFT114823


Languages

English