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Alexander Shibuya Farbstein (he/ they)

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MSW, LCSW #101059 Alexander Farbstein, LCSW
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Introduction

Inattention. Depression. Anxiety. Trauma. These are all natural responses to the challenges of life. These challenges are daunting on their own, and can feel insurmountable because of how the world treats gender, race, sexuality and learning differences. Call me Alex. I'm a therapist at the intersection of multiple identities (queer, Japanese American, Jewish). I use mindfulness-based therapies to help clients live in the present moment and find liberation from the impact of family history and systemic discrimination. I also help parents connect with their children in ways that feel healthy and aligned. Using EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) and Reflective Parenting we'll work together to find your existing inner strength and heal the parts of yourself that might show up in confusing ways. This shit is hard. But maybe it doesn't have to be.

GENDER Male
PRONOUNS He/Him/His
RACE & ETHNICITY Asian American, Jewish, Biracial/Multiracial, White, Asian

Highlights

  • Offers free consultation
  • Telehealth appointments
  • Accepts online payments

Licenses

  • LCSW #101059 (CA) We've used a trusted third-party service to verify this practitioner's license.
We've used a trusted third-party service to verify this practitioner's license.

Services

Specialties

  • ADD/ADHD
  • Adoption
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Gender Identity

Focus areas

  • LGBTQIA+
  • Parenting
  • Psychedelic Integration
  • Racial Identity
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Transgender Issues

Treatment approaches

  • Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Attachment-Based
  • Mindfulness and Meditation
  • Strength-Based
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)

Appointment types

Individuals
Families

Population focus

Communities

  • Feminism
  • Racial Justice/Equity
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Lesbian, Gay, & Bisexual

Age groups

  • Teenagers12-18
  • Young Adults18-24
  • Adults24+

Languages

  • English

Faiths

  • Buddhist

Fees & Insurance

Fees

  • Base rate $250 - $350
  • Medi-Cal/ CalFresh $20 - $60

Locations

Video Office
Google Meet - online
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Sherman Oaks
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
West Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA 90064

Frequently asked questions

Is Alexander Shibuya Farbstein (he/ they) accepting new clients and do they offer online appointment requests? Alexander Shibuya Farbstein (he/ they) is not currently accepting new clients.
Does Alexander Shibuya Farbstein (he/ they) offer telehealth appointments? Alexander Shibuya Farbstein (he/ they) does offer telehealth appointments.
What areas does Alexander Shibuya Farbstein (he/ they) specialize in? Alexander Shibuya Farbstein (he/ they) specializes in the following areas: ADD/ADHD, Adoption, Anxiety, Depression, Gender Identity, LGBTQIA+, Parenting, Racial Identity, Sexual Abuse, Transgender Issues, and Trauma.

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