Westside Psych

Michelle Jackson

dr. Michelle Jackson

Licensed Clinical Psychologist (PSY-29440)

 
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My Therapeutic Style & Approach

Are you looking for clarity about how to improve the quality of your life? Maybe you want to work on strengthening your relationships, or need some guidance in coping with a recent life transition. Perhaps you are seeking help for your child or teen who is struggling with the challenges that often accompany childhood and adolescence. If any of this rings true for you, then you're in the right place. In our sessions, I will help you to develop an increased understanding of yourself. We will explore ways to enrich your life with added meaning and purpose, and you will learn practical, real-world skills and strategies along the way. My approach to therapy is warm, creative, and compassionate, with a strong focus on the therapeutic relationship. I utilize a variety of insight-oriented and solution-focused techniques, tailored to meet your unique needs. Change isn't always easy, but I'm here to listen, provide support, and offer guidance. It would be a privilege to be a part of your journey.

You may also contact Dr. Jackson at (818) 646-6281 or michelle.jackson@westsidepsychla.com

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Who I Work With:

  • Adolescents

  • Adults

  • Children

  • Families

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION:

  • ADHD

  • Anxiety

  • Artistic and creative struggles

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • Depression

  • Family conflict

  • Finding meaning/purpose

  • Life changes (birth of a child, attending a new school, recent relocation, etc.)

  • Parenting

  • Personal identity

  • Psychological testing

  • Relationship difficulties

  • Self-esteem/self-compassion

WHAT I PROVIDE:

  • Consultation

  • Family therapy

  • Group therapy

  • Individual therapy

  • Psychological assessments

  • Speaking engagements

Education

Doctor of Clinical Psychology
Pepperdine University (APA-accredited)

Master of Arts in Psychology
San Diego State University

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Art
University of California, Santa Barbara

training

Pre-doctoral Internship (APA-accredited)
The Help Group

Post-doctoral Training
The Help Group & Ashley Psychology Center

Certificate in Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders
Postpartum Support International

Advanced Series Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis
Florida Institute of Technology