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Ilana Grines(She/Her/Hers)

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT
Anxiety - Sexual health & dysfunction- Depression- LGBTQIA, gender, and sexuality topics- Couples counseling- Relationship issues-
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Professional statement

Ilana works with individuals and couples from a variety of backgrounds. Ilana has experience in a multitude of settings, including schools, private practice, and community mental health. Ilana loves working with millennials and those in the LGBTQ+ community.

Ilana’s therapeutic approach incorporates Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT ), Solution-Focused Therapy, and Client-Centered Therapy. She believes that therapy is collaborative and encourages her clients to grow in a safe, therapeutic environment.

Ilana’s goal is to help you achieve your best relationship, or best self, whether that be by building trust, increasing effective communication, or deepening existing strengths. Together you can address issues related to stress, relationships, work, anxiety, and depression... to name a few.

Ilana maintains offices Encino and Irvine, CA, and offers virtual sessions via video and phone.

Contact her today to see how she can help you.

Message to clients

I hope to act as your therapist, teammate, and cheerleader. I bring empathy, humor, and a professional lens to the room. You bring yourself and the unique expertise in your life. Together, we’ll work as a team to achieve your therapeutic goals.

Finding a good fit with a therapist can sometimes take a little time and effort. I encourage you to reach out with any questions you may have about me or the therapeutic process, and to see if we might be a good match. I offer a free telephone or zoom consultation to make sure that we are the right match before ever getting started.

Please let me know if you have any questions or need assistance. Happy to answer any and all questions!

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 8 years

Private Practice, Therapist
Daily Therapy Dose , Therapist

Phillips Graduate University , M.A. Psychology , 2016
UC Berkeley, B.A. Psychology , 2013


California: 116296


English, German, Hebrew, Russian, Spanish


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

Sexual health & dysfunction - Addressing emotional, physical, and biological concerns related to sexual intimacy and functioning; education and skill building around topics such as erectile dysfunction, orgasms, low libido, shame, and history of abuse; improving communication to realize a fulfilling sex life

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

LGBTQIA, gender, and sexuality topics - Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges

Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love

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


  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


Ilana Grines 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:$255 (50min)
  • Sliding scale:$150 - $255
  • Initial session:$255 (50min)
  • Couples sessions:$255 (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
  • Cash
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • PayPal
  • Venmo
  • 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

Client testimonials

"Very excited to work with her. She seems very knowledgeable and interested in her field of work."
- Zencare client January 2023
"She's wonderful. Great at listening and interested in figuring out the best course of action for everyone."
- Zencare client February 2023

Book a Free Initial Consultation

The practice will call you for a free 10min phone call to discuss your needs and ensure a match!

This provider has no upcoming call times available.