Rebekka Helford, MA, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Rebekka Helford, MA, LMFT, earned her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Brown University and her Master's degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Pepperdine University.
Rebekka has enjoyed working with children and their families in a variety of capacities both therapeutic and non-clinical for over 15 years. In addition to conducing weekly psychotherapy for adults in her Santa Monica-adjacent private practice,
Rebekka also specializes in short-term intensive parent consultation, offering both home and office visits to help families navigate developmental hiccups and get back on track. Since 2016, Rebekka has supervised and trained interns and led Mindful Parenting Groups at Well Baby Center in Mar Vista. Learn more about Rebekka’s thoughts on parenting and being human at her blog, Living in Captivity, as well as her podcast, The Sandbox with Diane and Rebekka.
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I have often been asked, "What do you call a person who is in therapy - a patient or a client?" Although I prefer the term client, I've now come to feel, as someone who's spent a good deal of time on both sides of the couch, that the term patient is much more descriptive than client of the work that humans do in the process of finding meaning in this crazy existence that we share. The pace at which change occurs can seem glacial, and we must indeed be patient in allowing - and helping - that process to unfold.
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12304 Santa Monica Blvd. Suite 215
Los Angeles, CA 90025