She/Her/HersLicensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Chrissy Barlahan is in your corner. She is an Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Redondo Beach, CA and gets in the trenches with you. Her ability to attune and get to the heart of her client’s struggle is unparalleled. Chrissy’s warmth is balanced by her ability to be direct and give it to you straight. Think warm mom vibe mixed with ride or die best friend. That is what you get when you work with her, someone who is relentlessly reassuring and purely protective. If you’re looking for a therapist that feels relatable, honest, and can make you laugh, Chrissy is your girl!
Chrissy’s clients come seeking guidance with relationship issues. Chrissy specializes in working with couples and individuals to help unravel their painful relationship cycle. Chrissy helps couples reconcile and bring back the connection they long for. Chrissy loves talking about sex and intimacy in relationships, so client’s never have to feel like anything is off-limits. Clients can lay it all on the table so they can have a relationship that feels full and vibrant.
Chrissy loves working with all aspects of relationships including those that have been painful or abusive. Chrissy can help clients that have been in co-dependent relationships or have undergone narcissistic abuse. Chrissy’s clients working through co-dependence find themselves saying, “I can’t be ok unless you’re ok.” She helps these clients work through their sense of over responsibility for others and develop a sense of freedom while reigniting their sense of self-worth.
Chrissy works from an Emotion Focused Therapy model. EFT is rooted in evidence-based attachment theory. Chrissy aims to strip everything down and get to the bare bones of what clients struggle with. Chrissy offers in person and Telehealth sessions and currently has a few openings, so grab them while you can!
Codependency - Development of healthy boundaries in relationships; strategies for increasing individual self-esteem and autonomy; coping mechanisms for separation and individuation.
Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love
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
Premarital counseling - Providing a safe and neutral environment for couples to explore expectations and prepare for the rewards and challenges of marriage
Transition to new parenthood - Working with parents as they adjust to new parenthood
Dating - Exploring one’s thoughts and beliefs about dating and the values that one brings into the dating world; processing through the ups and downs of meeting new people and starting or ending relationships
Chrissy Barlahan is not in-network with any insurances.
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Years of Experience: 6 years
Private Practice , LMFT, 2022 - Present
Private Practice , AMFT, 2020 - 2022
Private Practice , MFT-I, 2018 - 2020
Capella University , M.A Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling , 2018
California State University, Long Beach , B.A. Psychology , 2008