Westside Therapist is a group psychologists (psychotherapists) providing psychotherapy counseling. We are also a psychotherapy resource for adults and teens living in the Santa Monica area. We service the greater LA area with the majority of our clients from West Santa Monica, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, West Hollywood and other area of Southern California. We can help with addiction and recovery, depression, anxiety and relationship issues. In the Santa Monica area, finding the right psychotherapist (psychologist) can make all the difference.


The following articles were written for your further understanding of psychotherapy and related topics. Simply click on a title to choose an article of interest. If you would like to share or duplicate information, please credit the author.

Andrew Susskind

If You Build It, They Will Come:
The Transformational Space of Men's Groups

(April 2015)

Escape Velocity
(October 2014)

Anxiety Relief
(February 2014)

The Joy of Sexual Recovery
(July 2010)

Healthy Love vs. Not-So-Healthy Love
(February 2010)

Differences between Recovery Coaching,
Therapy and Sponsorship

(November 2009)

California Society for Clinical Social Work Clinical Update
The Tools of Coaching: Seeing our Clients Through a Fresh Lens

(August 2009)

Group Therapy vs. 12-Step Meetings
(August 2008)

Is Coaching Really Just Therapy?
(September 2006)

Wall Street Journal Interview:
Getting the Most Out Of A Career Coach

(May 2008)

(August 2006)

Guest Authors

Brainspotting and Grief
Jen Davis (January 2018)

2015: The Year of Connection
Jenny Williams, MSW (January 2015)

Book Review: Nurture Shock
Annabel Raymond, M.A. (January 2012)

Coaching for People in Recovery
Jana Heckerman (March 2008)

When is the Right Time to Go into Therapy?
John Chebultz, M.A. (July 2006)