Individuals, Couples, Families and Groups
Lucy Rimalower is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MFC47608) practicing in Los Angeles, Ca. Lucy offers psychotherapy to individuals, couples and families with a variety of treatment needs. Her specialties include working with body image issues, families with same-sex parents, and the unique social and professional pressures of the entertainment industry. In addition, she has experience working with depression, anxiety, stress management, career development, parent-child communication, substance abuse, eating disorders, and couples counseling. She works from a strength-based, solution-focused approach that provides clients the opportunity to be the expert on their own lives and to steer the course of treatment according to their needs, hopes and dreams. She utilizes a variety of approaches including postmodern and cognitive behavioral practices.
Lucy completed her M.A. in Clinical Psychology, with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy, at Phillips Graduate Institute. She received her B.A. in Psychology and Dramatic Art at UC Berkeley.
Lucy facilitates workshops for adolescents on issues such as self-esteem and the media, drawing upon her experiences in both the field of psychology and the entertainment industry. She has provided consultation for film and television on such topics as adolescent sexuality and couples counseling.
Lucy is a regular contributor to Los Angeles Family Magazine, focusing on critical issues for teens and their families. She has also served as a speaker, guest lecturer and consultant throughout the Los Angeles area as well as adjunct faculty at Phillips Graduate Institute and American Jewish University.. Lucy works with her clients to harness their strengths as they confront day to day problems and long term issues. She invites clients to consider the contexts that shape their identities, including past experiences and cultural influences, as they move their lives in the direction of their dreams.