Last updated: 6/6/2014

Erika Bischoff, LCSW (424) 256-5426
Last Updated: 6/6/2014
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Degrees:
MSW

Years of Experience: 10

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:

English
Spanish

Licensing:
CA - LCSW [25060]

Credentials and Certifications:

Office and Contact Information
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Erika Bischoff, LCSW
520 S. Sepulveda Blvd., #308
Los Angeles, CA 90049  
www.cbt-therapist.com
(424) 256-5426

Contact: Erika Bischoff

Office Hours:
Mon: By appointment
Tue: By appointment
Wed: By appointment
Thu: By appointment
Fri: By appointment
Sat: N/A
Sun: N/A
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

First Step Counseling
624 W. 9th Street, #204
San Pedro, CA 90731  

(424) 256-5426

Contact: Erika Bischoff

Office Hours:
Mon: By appointment
Tue: By appointment
Wed: By appointment
Thu: By appointment
Fri: By appointment
Sat: N/A
Sun: N/A
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 1 Day
Weekends: 1 Day

Accessibility:
Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Evening Office Hours
Home Visits
Online Therapy (email, live chat, video)
Telephone Counseling
Weekend Office Hours

Problems Served
Focusing on:
Addictions/Substance Anxiety/Panic Disorders Behavioral Problems Depression Dual Diagnosis Grief/Loss Life Transitions Parenting Issues Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Stress Trauma/PTSD
Also serving:
Aging Anger Management Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Bipolar Disorders Child Abuse and Neglect Elder Abuse Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Women's Issues
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Advocacy Behavioral Cognitive/Behavioral Crisis Intervention Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.) Mindfulness Based Approaches Parent Guidance Prevention Social Support Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Other theoretical approaches:
Case Management Coaching Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Early Intervention (Birth to 3 years) Evaluation/Diagnostic Gestalt Guardian ad Litem Holistic Information and Referral Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Long-Term Narrative Therapy Psycho-Educational Psychoanalysis Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Sports Psychology
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Individual
Other methods:
Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Online Therapy Supervision/Consultation
Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)
Adolescents (13-17)
Specific populations:
Caregivers College Students Step Families Suicidal
Adopted Cancer Patients Children of Divorce Grandparents Interracial Families/Couples Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Obese or Overweight Offenders/Perpetrators
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Christian Jewish LDS/Mormon Muslim
Multi-cultural experience:
Hispanic
African-American Arabic Asian Italian Portuguese
Professional Associations
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Fees and Payment Options
Individual: N/A
Couples: N/A
Group: N/A
Family: N/A

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: Yes

Medicare: Yes
Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation
One Hour per week for Military and Families

Insurance:
AETNA Inc. (HMO) CIGNA HealthCare (PPO)
AETNA Inc. (PPO) Health Net (PPO)
Blue Cross PPO (Prudent Buyer) United Healthcare
CIGNA HealthCare Victims of Crime (CA)

Groups