Katharina is a licensed LMFT, Marriage-Family Therapist and Supervisor, specializing in Emotionally-Focused Couples Therapy (EFCT) and sex therapy. She graduated from Columbia University in 1996 and has been a therapist for over 25 years. Katharina is certified with the International Center for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy as a therapist and supervisor. In addition to couples, she works with families and individuals using EFT, CBT, as well as somatic and relational approaches on attachment issues, anxiety, OCD, trauma, relational issues, affair recovery, and substance abuse recovery.

    Katharina is the clinical director of Love Frontier Therapy. She is currently a part of the Deliberate Practice Clinical Supervisor Residency at Sentio University and Counseling Center.  Until 2018, Katharina was the director of the Couples Therapy Program at The Community Institute for Psychotherapy (CIP). She has been supervising and training other therapists for over a decade, as well as supervising them on the path to becoming certified Emotionally Focused Couples Therapists.

    Katharina is a member of The International Center for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (ICEEFT), The Northern California Community for Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (NCCEFT), The EFT Center of Los Angeles (EFTCLA), The Community Institute for Psychotherapy (CIP), and The Integrative Sex Therapy Institute (ISTI).

    Katharina is a licensed MFT, Marriage-Family Therapist specializing in Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy and Sex Therapy. She works with couples, families, and individuals.  Katharina graduated from Columbia University in 1996 and has been a therapist since 1998. She has been supervising and training other therapists for over a decade, in individual and group situations, and was the director of the Couples Therapy Program at CIP until 2018.

    Katharina is the clinical director of Love Frontier Therapy. Her and her team’s approach with couples and families is attachment-based and research backed. She is certified with the International Center for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy as an Emotionally Focused Couple Therapist and Supervisor.

    With families, she uses the evidence-based, Emotionally-Focused Family Therapy (EFFT) model. For individuals, using EFIT, along with relational and somatic approaches, works with past trauma, stress, anxiety, depression, early attachment issues, and current relationship issues.

    She is a member of The International Center for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (ICEEFT), The Northern California Community for Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (NCCEFT), The EFT Center of Los Angeles (EFTCLA), and The Community Institute for Psychotherapy. 

    Paul is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT, specializing in Emotionally Focused Therapy – working with couples, families, and individuals. Paul has been in the field of mental health for over 14 years as a counselor and behavior specialist. He has degrees from UC Davis and John F. Kennedy University and is a member of The International Center for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (ICEEFT) and The Northern California Community for Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (NCCEFT).

    Paul’s approach is active, engaged, and relational. With couples and families, Paul utilizes Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), which is an evidence-based attachment therapy model. Paul has supported couples and families to navigate a wide range of issues, including infidelity, addiction, grief, as well as more general relationship distress. He emphatically believes EFT is a powerful and transformative experience to share with your partner that can create a new sense of safety and security in relationships.

    For individuals, Paul’s approach is centered around his deep belief in our capacity for growth and healing within relationships. He is committed to supporting people at all levels of development who need a nurturing and supportive environment in their pursuit of change. Paul brings curiosity, acceptance, and, at times, a little humor as a fellow traveler on your journey toward growth. Whether you are feeling stuck, disconnected, depressed, or anxious; Paul promises honesty and authenticity as you explore your inner and outer worlds together.

    Einat is an Associate, Marriage-Family Therapist, AMFT. She is supervised by Katharina Sandizell, LMFT. Einat specializes in relationships – couples, families, and adults, as well as trauma. For couples and families, Einat has completed all advanced level training in Emotionally Focused Therapy. She also has focused training in ADHD in couples and families. She is a member of The International Center for Excellence in Emotionally-Focused Therapy and The EFT Center of Los Angeles (EFTCLA).

    For trauma, Einat uses EFIT and EMDR. She has advanced EMDR training for EMDR Level 1 from the EMDR International Association (EMDRIA) . For family systems, she has advanced training from The Ackerman Institution for Family Therapy. Einat holds a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family counseling from Palo Alto University and has been working with adults, couples, families, and teens from a variety of cultural backgrounds for a number of years.

    Einat is passionate about working collaboratively with her clients and creating a therapeutic experience that is meaningful, empowering and transformative. Working from an attachment lens, Einat uses Emotionally-Focused Therapy, EMDR, and Family Systems for couples, families, and individuals. Her approach helps people to address how they relate to themselves and others while making concrete changes towards connecting and communicating in more positive and healthy ways. By creating deep shifts in relationship dynamics, couples and families can create more resilient, connected, and supportive ways of relating.

    Paul is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in Emotionally Focused Therapy – working with couples, families, and individuals. Paul has been in the field of mental health for over 14 years as a counselor, behavior specialist, and special education teacher. He has degrees from UC Davis and John F. Kennedy University and is a member of The International Center for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (ICEEFT) and The Northern California Community for Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (NCCEFT).

    Paul’s approach is active, engaged, and relational. With couples and families, Paul utilizes Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), which is an evidence-based attachment therapy model. Using this approach, Paul has supported couples and families to navigate a wide range of issues, including infidelity, sexual trauma, addiction, grief, as well as more general relationship distress. He emphatically believes EFT is a powerful and transformative experience to share with your partner that can create a new sense of safety and security in relationships.

    For individuals, Paul’s approach is centered around his deep belief in our capacity for growth and healing within relationships. He is committed to supporting humans at all levels of development who need a nurturing and supportive environment in their pursuit of change. Paul brings curiosity, acceptance, and, at times, a little humor as a fellow traveler on your journey toward growth. Whether you are feeling stuck, disconnected, depressed, or anxious; Paul promises honesty and authenticity as you explore your inner and outer worlds together. 

    Einat is an AMFT specializing in relationships – couples, families, and adults, as well as trauma. For couples and families, Einat has completed all advanced level training in Emotionally Focused Therapy. She also has focused training in ADHD in couples and families. She is a member of The International Center for Excellence in Emotionally-Focused Therapy and The EFT Center of Los Angeles (EFTCLA).

    For trauma, Einat uses EFIT and EMDR. She has advanced EMDR training for EMDR Level 1 from the EMDR International Association (EMDRIA) . For family systems, she has advanced training from The Ackerman Institution for Family Therapy. Einat holds a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family counseling from Palo Alto University and has been working with adults, couples, families, and teens from a variety of cultural backgrounds for a number of years.

    Einat is passionate about working collaboratively with her clients and creating a therapeutic experience that is meaningful, empowering and transformative. Working from an attachment lens, Einat uses Emotionally-Focused Therapy, EMDR, and Family Systems for couples, families, and individuals. Her approach helps people to address how they relate to themselves and others while making concrete changes towards connecting and communicating in more positive and healthy ways. By creating deep shifts in relationship dynamics, couples and families can create more resilient, connected, and supportive ways of relating.

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