Dr. Jorge J. Asturias
Areas of Focus
- College/Work Stress
- Health & Wellness
- Law Enforcement/Military
- Men (Gender-Specific Care)
- Middle Aged
- Stress Management
- Young Adult
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Although psychological interventions and theories may vary from one clinician to another, the majority of professionals in the field would agree that the most salutory factor in psychotherapy is the doctor-patient relationship. Issues such as age, culture, gender, language, and others, are critical considerations in selecting a Psychologist. Therefore, it is imperative that you sense or are able to, in time, develop a trusting professional relationship with your doctor. It is also important that you feel comfortable with the clinical setting and ambience.
My principal goal is to provide you with clinical care of the highest standard as well as to create an environment that facilitates comfort, trust, exploration, and growth.
With twenty years of experience as a clinician, I specialize in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, an exploratory, in-depth approach to healing trauma, addressing personal and interpersonal deficiencies, and promoting change.
I also have experience in the field of Forensic Psychology: I completed graduate training with the Los Angeles Police Department, Behavioral Sciences Services Unit, and subsequently worked as a Law-Enforcement Officer and Psychologist for the Federal Prison System.
I have presented at various law-enforcement and general-audience conferences and trainings on topics ranging from cultural-diversity, grief, parenting, police culture, work-place violence and others.
I am a pragmatic, interactive, and in-depth Psychologist. My treatment approach is to provide support and feedback to help clients resolve current problems and identify long-standing patterns. I incorporate a blend of conventional and alternatives approaches, including the nexus between psychology and spirituality, drawing upon a variety of techniques to implement a style that will be most helpful for each client.
I aim to work with sensitivity and compassion to help clients build on their strengths, overcome self-defeating patterns, and identify and achieve life goals.
Education: California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles, Doctor of Clinical Psychology, 2000
Professional Memberships: American Psychological Association (APA)
Certifications: Hostage Negotiation & Hostage Negotiation Trainer, Critical Incident Debriefing, Cultural Diversity Management, Rapid Resolution Therapy (RRT), Child Development Intervention Specialist (CDIS), Military Psychology (SBHS).
- Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons - Hostage Negotiations Trainer
- Los Angeles Police Department - Police Psychology
Prices & Payments
|Initial Assessment / Consultation||$300||45-90 min|
|Individual Therapy||$150||45 min|
|Brief Consultation||$150||30-45 min|
|Family Therapy||$200||60 min|
|Couples Therapy||$200||60 min|
|Psychological Testing||$150||60 min|