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Meet Our Therapists

Each of Our Therapist is Highly Experienced

Karen Chambre, LCSW, PSY.D. ca

It has been a pleasure over the last 37 years to help clients get through their internal and external challenges. I greatly appreciate all the training from teachers, mentors, and supervisors who helped Ms. Chambre learn. about the science of psychotherapy and the art of assisting people to achieve their goals.

Ms. Chambre's experience includes Treating, Adults, Couples, Families, Adolescents, and Children who have experienced a wide variety of emotional and psychiatric problems. These struggles have included working with childhood, military, and adult trauma: mood disorders, eating disorders, relationships, and family problems. In addition, she has had experience with children in foster care and blended and divorcing families who are challenged with custody issues.

 Ms. Chambre has been employed by, Children's Home Society, South Bay Mental Health, a LA.DMH Outpatient Clinic, Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles Psychiatry Department, has been in Private Practice for twenty-six years. Karen Chambre is Licensed as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. (License # LCS-1221)

Ms. Chambres's education includes a BA from California State University at Northridge, CA .in child development, a master's degree in Social Welfare from the University of California at Los Angeles. During that time, she earned a certificate from UCLA Medical School in working with children and families coping with neurodevelopmental challenges. She has finished her classes for a Doctoral Degree in psychology and is working on her dissertation at California Southern University. She expects to receive her doctoral degree in psychology in 2022.

Insurance Accepted By Karen

  • AARP  United Healthcare Insurance Co ~   Anthem Blue Cross~ Beacon Health/
  • Carelon Behavioral Health Behavioral Health Beacon Kaiser/ ~ Blue Shield,     ~   Tricare West~ Multiplan- Aetna~  Medicare Advantage Programs Kaiser  Lucant Triduum
  • Though Headway all in Network
  • - Aetna -Cigna- United Behavioral Health - Optum` Oscar

Linda Engel, LCSW

  • Individual Counseling and life coaching
  • Substance abuse recovery
  • Major life transitions
  • Relationship issues
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder

Linda Engel holds an undergraduate degree in Social Science with a specialization in Social Welfare from Loyola University in Chicago. She also holds a master’s degree from the University of Southern California in Social Work. She is licenced by the State of California to do psychotherapy. She has worked in the criminal justice system helping criminals to adjust to returning to society. She has worked in the field of mental health for the past 10 years doing psychiatric social work at a hospital on an outpatient basis.

She is a member of NASW (National Association of Social Workers) and has travelled as an ambassador from the U.S. comparing social work programs in China, Cambodia, South Africa, Egypt, Russia, and Brazil. She was interviewed at Helwan University by Niletv focusing on the similarities and differences between our different cultural approaches to addressing social problems.

She has been closely connected with 12 step programs for the past 20 years and enjoys working with people in recovery.She is a dynamic, interactive therapist whose training is in cognitive behavioral treatment, and solution focused therapy with a basis in using psychdynamic techniques to make links to early relationships and their impact on patterns in people’s lives.

She thoroughly enjoys and feels passionate about this work and would do no other!

Insurance Acepted by Linda

Kaiser Permanente So California