Last updated: 12/2/2019

Michael Nava, Ph.D., LCSW (562) 743-2789
Last Updated: 12/2/2019
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Michael Nava, Ph.D., LCSW

Gender: Male

Languages Spoken:

Focusing on:
Aging Anger Management Anxiety/Panic Disorders Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Career/Employment Concerns Child Abuse and Neglect Couple or Marital Issues Depression Eating Disorders Education/Personal Development Elder Abuse Family Issues Gender Identity Grief/Loss Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Men's Issues Multicultural Issues Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Parenting Issues Personality Disorders Phobias Physical Illness/Impairment Self Abuse Sexual Abuse/Rape Sexual Disorders Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Stress Trauma/PTSD
Also serving:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Adoption/Foster Care Attachment Disorders Autism Spectrum Dissociative Disorders Domestic Violence Dual Diagnosis Immigration/Newcomer Learning Disabilities Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Runaways Sleep Disorders Spiritual/Religious Concerns
Office and Contact Information
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Diversified Psychotherapy, Inc
5199 E. Pacific Coast Hwy
Suite 615
Long Beach, CA 90804
(562) 743-2789

Contact: Michael Nava, Ph.D.

Office Hours:
Mon6:00pm – 9:00pm
Tue6:00pm – 9:00pm
Wed6:00pm – 9:00pm
Thu6:00pm – 9:00pm
Fri1:00pm – 8:00pm
Sat8:00am – 4:00pm
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

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

Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Telephone Counseling
Weekend Office Hours


Years of Experience: 12

CA - LCSW [21160]

Credentials and Certifications:
Approved Supervisor AAMFT
Certified Social Worker (CSW)
Social Work Supervisor

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $125
Couples: N/A
Group: $50
Family: $125

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: No

Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
One Hour per week for Military and Families

AETNA (HMO) Kaiser Foundation Health Plan (Dual Choice PPO)
AETNA (PPO) Orange County Foundation for Medical Care (PPO)
Beech Street Corporation (PPO Network) Pacific Foundation for Medical Care (PPO)
Blue Cross PPO (Prudent Buyer) PacifiCare Behavioral Health
Blue Shield (Shield Select and Blue Shield Preferred Provider Networks) ppoNEXT
CIGNA HealthCare South Bay Independent Physicians Medical Group (PPO)
CIGNA HealthCare (PPO) Superior California PPO
Community Care Network (PPO) United Behavioral Health (UBH)
Health Net (PPO) United HealthCare (Options PPO)
Interplan Corporation (PPO)

Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adolescents (13-17) Adults (26-59) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)
Children (6-12)
Specific populations:
AIDS/HIV+ Biracial Interracial Families/Couples Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Obese or Overweight Step Families Transgender
Caregivers Children of Divorce Disabled Grandparents Immigrants/Refugees Military/Veterans Offenders/Perpetrators
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Behavioral Cognitive/Behavioral Crisis Intervention Education Consultation Evaluation/Diagnostic Existential Psychotherapy Focusing Gestalt Humanistic Long-Term Psycho-Educational Psychodynamic Relational Sex Therapy Short-Term (Brief Treatment)
Other theoretical approaches:
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Dream Work or Analysis Ericksonian Expressive Therapy Feminist Geriatric Consultation Imago Relationship Therapy Internal Family Systems (IFS) Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.) Jungian Narrative Therapy Outreach Parent Guidance Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) Play Therapy Prevention Psychoanalysis Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Psychodrama Satir Social Support Systemic Vocational Counseling/Rehabilitation
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Individual Supervision/Consultation
Other methods:
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Buddhist Christian Jewish LDS/Mormon
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Armenian Asian Native American
Professional Associations
American Psychological Association (APA) Clinical Social Work Guild International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (IAEDP) National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Anger Management
8-52 anger management class offered weekly, both individually and group sessions. Initial consultation is required prior to starting, space is limited
Group Focus: Anger Management
Group Status:
Group Type:
Member Age: Adults (26-59)
Member Gender:
Location: Long Beach, CA 90808
Phone: (562) 743-2789
Meeting Time: Afternoon
Meeting Frequency: Every 1 weeks on Saturday