Last updated: 5/14/2020

Bernard Becker, M.A. (310) 210-4037
Last Updated: 5/14/2020
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Mindfulness, Shamanism, Depth Psychology.

Gender: Male

Languages Spoken:

Bernard Becker created Integrative Shamanic Therapy (IST) with the intent of bringing together ancient indigenous wisdom and modern psychology.   IST helps individuals heal past traumatic experiences, navigate through life transitions, and progress toward wholeness and self-actualization.  Bernard Becker focuses on the relationship between body, mind, soul and spirit, and on the unique expression of the spirit of Life in each individual.  IST combines elements of depth psychology, transpersonal psychology, shamanism, and mindfulness. IST helps individuals uncover and tend to the psychological and spiritual blocks responsible of their existing concerns and/or symptoms, as well as reconnect with their innate life power.  Moreover, by supporting the compassionate exploration of one’s internal reality, IST fosters the development of intuition and creativity, as well as the recognition of one’s unique soul’s gifts and the ways to express them successfully in one’s personal, relational, professional, and spiritual life.
Special reduced rate for remote online therapeutic support during COVID-19 crisis.
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Focusing on:
Anxiety/Panic Disorders Attachment Disorders Couple or Marital Issues Depression Family Issues Grief/Loss Immigration/Newcomer Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Men's Issues Multicultural Issues Parenting Issues Spiritual Spiritual/Religious Concerns Stress Trauma/PTSD
Also serving:
Academic Accommodations Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Aging Anger Management Behavioral Problems Bullying/Harassment Career/Employment Concerns Child Abuse and Neglect Dissociative Disorders Eating Disorders Education/Personal Development Gender Identity Infertility Learning Disabilities Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Personality Disorders Phobias Physical Illness/Impairment Postpartum Depression Pregnancy/Childbirth Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Psychosomatic Self Abuse Sexual Abuse/Rape Sexual Disorders Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Sleep Disorders Suicidal Thoughts Women's Issues Workplace Stress
Office and Contact Information
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Ojai, CA 93023
(310) 210-4037

Contact: Bernard Becker

Office Hours:
MonBy appointment
TueBy appointment
WedBy appointment
ThuBy appointment
FriBy appointment
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 1 Day
Weekends: 2 Days

Ability to Schedule Sessions Online
Access by Public Transportation
Online Therapy (email, live chat, video)
Video Counseling (Zoom, Skype, etc.)


Years of Experience: 4


Credentials and Certifications:

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $150
Couples: N/A
Group: N/A
Family: N/A

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: No

Free Services:
10 minute video session
Brief Phone Consultation


Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59)
Adolescents (13-17) Children (6-12) Preschool (Under 6) Young Adults (18-25)
Specific populations:
Couples Entertainment Industry Freelancers Gifted
Caregivers Chronic Illness College Students Immigrants/Refugees Obese or Overweight Single Parents
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Jungian Mindfulness Based Approaches Spiritual Counseling Transpersonal Psychology
Other theoretical approaches:
Dream Work or Analysis Gestalt Humanistic Meditation/Relaxation Music Therapy Psychodynamic
Methods - focus areas:
Individual Online Therapy
Other methods:
Couple/Marital Group
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Christian Pagan
Buddhist Hindu Jewish
Multi-cultural experience:
Professional Associations