Sometimes we all need support...
Kelley Stevens is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with offices in Westlake Village. Kelley specializes in working with teens, adults, and families. Whether she is connecting with her clients, her students at Pepperdine, or other professionals, Kelley believes in encouraging others to explore, process, and conquer their own fears so they can go on to thrive. Kelley creates a therapeutic environment where others feel safe to explore personal barriers and move forward to create lives of meaning, purpose, belonging, and fulfillment.
About Kelley's therapeutic style, experience and education.
Tools for growing your private therapy practice.
Blog posts for teens, young adults, and parents.
Ways that parents can support their teen or young adult in therapy.
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Answers to questions or fears about therapy.
Clinical Tools for Therapists
Clinical tools for working with teens and young adults.
Sometimes finding time for self care is a challenge. I recently created this self care schedule to help my clients and friends carve out time for themselves.
Starting in February 2017, I will be running a twice monthly process group for prelicensed mental health professionals. If you, or someone you know is interested please call 310.717.7889 for more information.
Anyone who knows me well knows that I am a planner. I am the type of human who gets twisted pleasure out of checking items off of my to do list. Thus, it's only fitting I am also a huge fan of New Year resolutions. For "to do list junkies," New Years resolutions are the holy grail of task driven achievement...
As a therapist who works specifically with teens and young adults, I have the honor of walking alongside mothers and daughters every day. I am privileged to sit with mothers and their daughters as they go through addictions, divorces, teenage growing pains, mini battles over iPhone use, moves to college, and other major life transitions...
Teens often come to me when they are worried that one of their friends is abusing drugs or alcohol. Many of my clients feel conflicted about whether or not to tell their parents because saying, “I don’t want to get them in trouble.”
Parents often come to my office and declare, “I am losing the battle of the iPhone,” or, “I have no idea how to parent my teen around social media and the Internet,” or “No matter what I do my teenager won’t look up from their smartphone!”
Coping skills help teens work through challenging emotions, feelings, or situations. However, sometimes it can be difficult to think of coping skills in the moment. Here is a list of 50 coping skills that I often share with my teen clients...
Clients often come into my office looking for positive coping skills for overcoming self-harm. One creative coping skill that I often suggest is...
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