Last updated: 6/6/2014

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

Languages Spoken:
English
Spanish

Specialties
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
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:
MonBy appointment
TueBy appointment
WedBy appointment
ThuBy appointment
FriBy appointment
SatClosed
SunClosed
Online Schedule: Schedule
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:
MonBy appointment
TueBy appointment
WedBy appointment
ThuBy appointment
FriBy appointment
SatClosed
SunClosed
Online Schedule: Schedule
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

Qualifications
Degrees:
MSW

Years of Experience: 10

Licensing:
CA - LCSW [25060]

Credentials and Certifications:

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

Age Groups and Specific Populations (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
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
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)