Marisa Patel is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist based in Long Beach, California, and is currently seeing California residents via telehealth and walk & talk therapy. Marisa has a special interest in serving adults struggling with academic or occupational stress, emerging adults, teens (15+), and South Asian communities.
Marisa helps clients become more self-aware and discover what’s missing for them. She supports clients who suffer from anxiety or depression, as well as those going through major life transitions. Marisa often asks clients to pay attention to their thought patterns to unveil and work through trapped emotions. Marisa teaches her clients self-empowerment along with helpful tools to deal with future challenges.
Marisa earned her Master’s degree from Pepperdine University. She brings humor, compassion, and a wholehearted connection to each session to ensure that clients feel fully supported. She empowers clients to make changes in their lives to find fulfillment and joy.
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
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
Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others
Self Exploration and Growth - Understanding, accepting, and strengthening one’s sense of self through exploration of one's values, upbringing, and interests
Adolescent mental health - Working with adolescents, teenagers, and parents on social, academic, and/or emotional challenges throughout teenage years; addressing anxiety, family conflicts, peer relationships, school stress, transition to college, social media pressures, self-esteem, hopelessness about the future, emotional disregulation
Marisa Patel is not in-network with any insurances.
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Years of Experience: 5 years
ROWI Teen & Parent Wellness Center, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, 2019 - 2021
Evolve Treatment Centers, Associate Marriage and Family Therapist, 2018 - 2019
Pepperdine University, MA, 2018