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Kemp L. Smeal, MA, LMFT

Psychotherapy and Counseling for Individuals and Couples

 
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As you start to walk on the way, the way appears

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What To Expect At Your Visit

Guiding You On the Path of Healing, Personal Growth and Development

Perhaps you're feeling down, depressed, stressed out or anxious - maybe you're unsure about the future of a relationship, or just feel that you aren't living the life you were meant to lead. Whatever your needs may be, I am here to offer support and care. Therapy is a collaborative process of growth and self-discovery, and in my sessions I promote behavioral transformation by encouraging a positive outlook and the adoption of new attitudes and reactions. I have the tools, knowledge, life and professional experience to help you get back on track.

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Services I Offer

With You Every Step of the Way

Your well-being is my ultimate concern. Since 2000, I have provided patients in the Los Angeles and Orange County area with psychotherapy and counseling services to suit their needs. Whether you’re an individual or a couple looking for help - therapy sessions are designed to strengthen your confidence, and assist you in the healing process. Take a look at the services I offer, and get in touch with me today.

 
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Individual Therapy

A Happier, Healthier You

In my therapy sessions, we’ll work to solve current problems and improve positive thinking and behavior. I will help you “re-frame” your reactions and provide you with valuable tools to cope with life’s obstacles and stressors. I believe you’ll find my personalized Individual Therapy beneficial and inspirational. Get in touch to book an appointment.

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Couples Therapy

Quality Care

If you’re looking for quality Couples Therapy sessions with a licensed Psychotherapist that cares, then you’ve come to the right place. I guide couples each step of the way and implement various methods to help them create space to communicate more clearly, listen to each other with understanding and reflection, develop new attitudes towards all of life’s most complex matters. Schedule an appointment today and see we might be able to work together to improve your relationship.

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Specializations

Comfort and Clarity

I help people deal with anxiety, depression, panic attacks, PTSD, stress, loss and grief, LGBTQ issues, medical challenges, navigation of life milestones, transitions, and developmental phases, men's issues, creative artist challenges, relationship communication and conflict

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Get to Know Me

A Licensed Professional Here to Help Guide You

Imagine waking up every morning feeling like you can take on the world. How great does that feel? In 2000, I opened the doors to my practice to patients in the greater Los Angeles area — offering them a wide range of counseling and psychological services to guide them through life’s challenges and most trying times.


Life can get difficult, and sometimes a little help from a professional Psychotherapist can make things better. I care about your well-being and provide you with the tools you need in order to seize the day and learn how to tackle even the most traumatic circumstances.

 

Education and Credential Background

 

Education

Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA

Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology/Marital Therapy

License

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Licensed with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences since 2000

Professional Memberships

California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists

Clinical member since 1994

Financial Mattters

Therapy Investment

Therapy is a financial investment in your mental health and well being. My practice offers a hybrid approach to payment for services. Ways to pay for therapy include fee for service and insurance. Fee for service is paying for therapy out of pocket. Insurance for behavioral health services utilizes insurance provider plans covering psychotherapy services and often requires patient to pay a copayment for services rendered.

Insurances accepted are Cigna, Blue Shield, MHN(HealthNet), Magellan Healthcare, CalOptima

Credit/Debit Cards accepted are Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Apple Pay

 

Office Hours

New Patients Welcome

Mon - Wed: 9am - 8pm

 

Contact Me

I love helping my patients develop the tools they need to cope with all of life’s challenges. Contact me today to learn more and book a session.

      5855 East Naples Plaza, Suite 109 Long Beach, CA 90803

(562) 485-8599

MFC36925

 
 

(562) 485-8599

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