Last updated: 5/15/2020

Marissa Tunis, Psy.D. (310) 997-7775
Last Updated: 5/15/2020
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Gender: Female

Languages Spoken:

Hello!  I help people navigate through challenging relationships, life transitions and painful feelings.  I use methods that haven been proven effective in treating depression, anxiety, trauma and improving relationships, including: cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindfulness-based approaches, EMDR, DBT skills and Interpersonal Therapy.  I've had the privledge of working with improvisers, comics, actors, writers and producers as the director of support and cousneling at Upright Citizens Brigade- NYC for three years.  In private practice, I continue to work with people in creative professions and understand the unique challenges that present in the entertainment industry and creative communities.   Licensed as a psychologist in NY and CA, I see clients at my office in Westwood and offer online sessions for those residing outside of LA.  

Focusing on:
Anxiety/Panic Disorders Bipolar Disorders Couple or Marital Issues Depression Family Issues Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions
Also serving:
Addictions/Substance Aging Dual Diagnosis Grief/Loss Parenting Issues Postpartum Depression Sleep Disorders Stress Trauma/PTSD Women's Issues
Office and Contact Information
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Dr. Marissa Tunis
10850 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 850
Los Angeles, CA 90024
(310) 997-7775

Contact: Marissa Tunis

Office Hours:
MonBy appointment
TueBy appointment
WedBy appointment
ThuBy appointment
FriBy appointment
SatBy 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 Wheelchair
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Online Therapy (email, live chat, video)
Weekend Office Hours


Years of Experience: 17

NY - Psychologist [019494]
CA - Psychologist [PSY29669]

Credentials and Certifications:

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $250
Couples: $250
Group: N/A
Family: $300

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: Yes

Free Services:
10 minute video session
Brief Phone Consultation
Crisis Intervention
Information & Referral
Initial Consultation


Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adolescents (13-17) Adults (26-59) Young Adults (18-25)
Seniors (60 +)
Specific populations:
Caregivers Children of Divorce College Students Couples Entertainment Industry Single Parents Step Families
Chronic Illness Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Polyamorous Suicidal Transgender Twins
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Cognitive/Behavioral EMDR Mediation Meditation/Relaxation Mindfulness Based Approaches Parent Guidance
Other theoretical approaches:
Behavioral Coaching Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Humanistic Imago Relationship Therapy Information and Referral Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.) Psycho-Educational Psychodynamic Short-Term (Brief Treatment)
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Family Systems Individual Online Therapy
Other methods:
Group Supervision/Consultation
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Buddhist Christian Hindu Jewish LDS/Mormon Muslim
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Asian Haitian Hispanic
Professional Associations