Last updated: 11/9/2020

Ricki Bernstein, LCSW (310) 914-3080
Last Updated: 11/9/2020
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Online counselingOnline counseling

Gender: Female/Female Identifying

Languages Spoken:

Focusing on:
Adoption/Foster Care Aging Anxiety/Panic Disorders Attachment Disorders Career/Employment Concerns Child Abuse and Neglect Couple or Marital Issues Depression Education/Personal Development Family Issues Grief/Loss Immigration/Newcomer Infertility Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Men's Issues Multicultural Issues Parenting Issues Personality Disorders Physical Illness/Impairment Postpartum Depression Stress Women's Issues
Also serving:
Anger Management Asperger's Syndrome Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Autism Spectrum Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Developmental Disability Dissociative Disorders Dual Diagnosis Eating Disorders Infant Mental Health Learning Disabilities Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Phobias Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Psychosomatic Self Abuse Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Sleep Disorders Trauma/PTSD
Office and Contact Information
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12304 Santa Monica Blvd
Suite 211
Los Angeles, CA 90025  

(310) 914-3080

Office Hours:
Mon8:00am – 6:00pm
Tue8:00am – 6:00pm
Wed8:00am – 6:00pm
Thu8:00am – 6:00pm
Fri9:00am – 5:00pm
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 6 Hours
Weekends: 12 Hours

Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Secure HIPAA-compliant Video (, etc.)
Telephone Counseling


Years of Experience: 30

CA - LCSW [LCS12652]

Credentials and Certifications:
Board Certified Diplomate (BCD)
Social Work Supervisor
Training in British Object Relations Theory & Therapy

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $150
Couples: N/A
Group: N/A
Family: $175

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: No

Medicare: Yes
Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation
Information & Referral

Blue Cross Ceridian EAP
Blue Cross PPO (Prudent Buyer) Military OneSource

Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)

Specific populations:
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Adopted Cancer Patients Children of Divorce Chronic Illness College Students Grandparents Immigrants/Refugees Interracial Families/Couples Step Families
Biracial Caregivers Disabled Gifted Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Military/Veterans Obese or Overweight Twins
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Dream Work or Analysis Long-Term Mindfulness Based Approaches Parent Guidance Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) Prevention Psycho-Educational Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Psychodynamic Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Social Support Systemic
Other theoretical approaches:
Behavioral Body Centered Psychotherapy Cognitive/Behavioral Crisis Intervention Education Consultation Evaluation/Diagnostic Feminist Geriatric Consultation Holistic Humanistic Information and Referral Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Meditation/Relaxation Psychoanalysis Relational Satir Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Family Systems Individual Supervision/Consultation
Other methods:
Educational or Psycho-Educational Peer Support
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Christian Jewish
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Armenian Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander Russian
Professional Associations
American Association for Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work (AAPCSW) Clinical Social Work Federation (CSWF) Clinical Social Work Guild National Association of Social Workers (NASW)