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Therapy and Assessment Services for Adults, Adolescents, and Kids

with Specialization in Autism, ADHD, and Anxiety

Empowering parents of neuro-divergent or differently learning children, we address emotional and behavioral challenges. Gain clarity through child therapy and testing, or find support in individual, family, or couples therapy. Acquire mindful tools to nurture your child's growth with confidence.

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We're here to provide insight, clarity, and tools for navigating modern parenting. While diagnostic labels offer a starting point, our approach remains person-centered. Believing children do their best, we collaborate with you to create supportive environments tailored to their unique profiles.

THERAPY AND ASSESSMENT

Founded in 2011, Connected Strides initially focused on child and adolescent therapy. While youth remains our passion, we now support individuals across the lifespan. Specializing in neuro-divergent needs, like autism, ADHD, or unique learning profiles, we harness strengths for success. We also specialize in couples, helping parenting and relationships thrive through better communication and collaboration.

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Delivering evidence-based holistic care for children, teens, and parents, we're a boutique practice with a purpose. Our dedicated clinicians maintain a small caseload, ensuring tailored, high-quality care that meets your needs. Serving Encino, San Fernando Valley, and West LA families, we also offer telehealth for all California residents.

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Seeking a space to be your true self, supported and empowered? With expertise in addressing anxiety, depression, and ADHD, we adopt a person-centered approach. Our focus is on your growth and healing through gaining insight to reshape your narrative, fostering greater thriving within your present relationships.

Concerned about your child's struggles? We specialize in child and teen therapy, believing in their potential to thrive. We have the required expertise in autism, ADHD, anxiety, and unique learning profiles like giftedness to uncover growth together.

Concerned about your child's unique learning needs such as giftedness, attention issues, or sensory challenges? Tailored instruction matters. Psycho-educational testing unveils strengths, weaknesses, and ideal learning settings.

Parenting is both rewarding and daunting, tied to our history and partner dynamics. When a child faces behavior or mood issues, our parental approach is key. We provide support to couples for child well-being, offering individual or family work as needed.

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Our Parent Support Group offers a supportive space to process your feelings and connect with others going through similar experiences.

OUR TEAM'S AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

TESTING TO IDENTIFY AUTISM, LEARNING DIFFERENCES, ADHD, GIFTED AND TWICE EXCEPTIONAL STUDENTS

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COUPLES THERAPY AIMED AT IMPROVING PARENTING, COMMUNICATION, CONFLICT RESOLUTION, AND CONNECTION

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ADULT THERAPY FOR WOMEN SPECIALIZATION IN AUTISM AND ADHD WITH AN APPROACH THAT IS NEURODIVERSITY AFFIRMING AND SEEKS TO PROMOTE INSIGHT, SELF REGULATION, AND SELF-ADVOCACY. 

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CHILD AND ADOLESCENT THERAPY TO REDUCE ANXIETY AND PROMOTE 
EMOTIONAL REGULATION, 
RESILIENCE, AND SELF CONCEPT.

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"Our job as parents is not to rescue our kids from hard things and uncomfortable feelings. Our job is to walk with them through their difficult moments with connection and empathy."

Dr. Dan Siegal and Dr. Tina Bryson

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"The question isn't so much, Are we parenting the right way? as it is: Are you the adult you want your child to grow up to be?"

Brené Brown

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