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welcome


We are glad you found your way here.

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welcome


We are glad you found your way here.

relationships are the foundation of life.

When we experience painful events and the trust in our relationships seem compromised, it can feel like the ground is taken from under our feet. From the bottom of the hill, the journey upward can feel steep and daunting. It takes courage to reach out and find a supportive and experienced therapist who can help you restore your life.

Our team is committed to walking alongside you or your family to overcome stressful experiences and gain a deeper understanding of yourself and others. We will work towards helping you build secure and fulfilling relationships so you do not need to journey alone.

-Michelle Harwell, Owner

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about us


We will walk with you every step of the way.

about us


We will walk with you every step of the way.

Our team of warm and experienced therapists provide psychotherapy services for children, adolescents, adults, families, and couples looking to strengthen their relationships and lead fulfilling lives. 

Michelle Harwell founded the practice in Eagle Rock in 2011 to serve a wide range of clients seeking growth and restored relationships. Since then, the practice has expanded to a second location in Highland Park.

With two convenient locations, we serve residents in Northeast LA including Eagle Rock, Highland Park, Glassell Park, Silverlake, Pasadena, and other surrounding neighborhoods. 

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Services


We offer psychotherapy, support groups, parent consultations, workshops, and developmental assessments.

Services


We offer psychotherapy, support groups, parent consultations, workshops, and developmental assessments.

aDULTS

Psychotherapy provides a space for us to acquire insight and clarity, create new priorities, and gain the courage to change. We are committed to walk alongside you to find restoration in areas of your life that are distressed. 

  • Depression and anxiety
  • Traumatic experiences
  • Complex relationship issues
  • Divorce

TEENS

Adolescence can be a dynamic and challenging time for both teens and parents. We are here to walk with your family through the ups and downs. Our collaborative objectives could look like:

  • Increasing positive strategies for academic success
  • Overcoming depression and anxiety
  • Relating with peers and forming satisfying friendships
  • Developing self-esteem and confidence

CHILDREN

We are here to support your family's needs in a welcoming, child-friendly environment. We utilize play therapy to help children express themselves, work on their problems, "try on" different solutions, and learn more effective coping methods. Our collaborate objectives could look like:

  • Preparing for school success
  • Developing initiative and self-esteem
  • Connecting with peers
  • Overcoming behavioral challenges

Parenting

Parenting can be both joyful and challenging. We offer a hopeful, nonjudgmental space for parents to grow in their confidence and feel supported in their journey.

  • Building secure connections and promoting cooperation
  • Reducing frustration
  • Harnessing your child's potential
  • Navigating family transitions, blended families, and co-parenting

ADOPTION & FOSTER CARE

We understand that transitioning into a new family can be joyous as well as stressful when dealing with behavioral and attachment challenges. 

Pre-adoption Counseling

  • Preparation for adoptive parents
  • Support throughout adoption decisions
  • Learning about attachment issues

Post-adoption Counseling

  • Attachment to the new family
  • Developmental support for children
  • Establishing healthy parenting

COUPLES

We work with all couples (non married, pre-marital, marital) to restore healthy relationships and strong connections with their partner. We are prepared to address issues including infidelity, sexual concerns, trauma, and infertility.