Charity Wabuke MFC#87592

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Focus:

Charity specializes in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) and pre-marital/couple therapy.   Change and personal growth can be an emotional and challenging process… But can also be filled with excitement, discovery of opportunity and potential. Sometimes we may find ourselves participating in destructive or compulsive behaviors and unhealthy relationships, losing ourselves in anxiety and depression, battling addiction and low self-esteem. Charity’s goal is to honor your experience and create a safe space through your journey of self-discovery.

 

Charity’s focus is with children, adolescents and adults addressing Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and related anxiety disorders, Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors, Depression, Trauma and Substance use. Charity conceptualizes and implements specialized Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for anxiety disorders while also implementing a psychodynamic framework; tailoring each treatment episode to match the needs of each client.

Education:

  • Masters of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology (Azusa Pacific University)
  • Certificate in Aggression Replacement Training (evidence based practice that addresses anger/anxiety with adolescents)
  • Certificate in Seeking Safety (evidence based practice that helps individuals understand the connection between trauma and substance use).
  • Certified in Prepare and Enrich, which helps couples identify their strengths and growth areas.

Work Experience:

Charity started her career working with dual-diagnosis, at risk probation youth in residential rehabilitation settings. In addition to private practice, Charity currently oversees the Mental Health Department at Phoenix House of Los Angeles.

 

Charity provides treatment for the greater Los Angeles County area, San Fernando Valley area and Ventura County area, including Calabasas, Woodland Hills, Hidden Hills, Bell Canyon, Encino, Tarzana, Agoura, Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks, Oak Park and Malibu.