She/Her/HersLicensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Kirstin Carl is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist located in Encino, CA. Many of her clients feel stuck, unlovable, not enough, unable to let go of regrets, highly critical of themselves, or unable to identify their own wants and needs. She demystifies love for self & others. She is passionate about walking beside clients as they transform isolation into togetherness, leaving behind loneliness & embracing intimacy. Working with Kirstin, clients discover how to give themselves the compassion they show to others. Kirstin empowers perfectionists, people-pleasers, entrepreneurs, & helping professionals to get ready for the healthy relationships they desire.
With 16 years of experience, Kirstin works from an attachment-based perspective. To put it simply, that means she recognizes & helps clients see the patterns they play out again & again in relationships. Her approach is to offer concrete strategies, coping skills, tools, feedback, & suggestions to deal with present situations, while also making deep connections to past experiences. Her goal is to uncover the root of problems, in order to bring about lasting change & breakthroughs.
Kirstin does more than just listen. She actively comes up with ideas to equip clients to navigate daily struggles & difficulties. Clients describe her as gentle, warm, nurturing, & compassionate, with the ability to hold difficult conversations.
Therapy with Kirstin is being deeply seen & heard. Therapy with Kirstin is not just venting, a quick fix, or a band-aid.
Kirstin has extensive training in the 5 Core Areas of the Self Impacted by Trauma. She has many years of experience helping clients move past relational & sexual trauma. Kirstin teaches how to find wholeness, with or without a romantic partner. Kirstin offers in-person as well as virtual sessions. Contact her today to book your free 30 minute phone consultation.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Attachment issues - Development of effective relational and communication skills; insight into family attachment patterns;fostering healthy family relationships.
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Work stress - Managing overwhelming stress and expectations; increasing effective ways of restoring and maintaining emotional stability and health; addressing challenging relationships with coworkers and bosses
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
Kirstin Carl is not in-network with any insurances.
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Years of Experience: 16 years
University of Phoenix, Pasadena Campus, M.S., Counseling, 2008