Dr. Deanna Olivas is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist (Psy24435) with a thriving private practice in West Los Angeles. As a top executive in behavioral health and an eighteen (18) year veteran in the field, Dr. Olivas has robust experience with inpatient and outpatient clinical settings. Her expertise has been sought addressing mood disorders (e.g. depression and anxiety), post-partum depression, trauma, addiction, transitional life events, parenting challenges, relationship difficulties and stress. She is trained in a variety of treatment techniques and is certified in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). Dr. Olivas is also certified as a Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional (CCATP).
Dr. Olivas approaches her work with openness and compassion. She aligns with clients through a non-judgmental lens, inviting an opportunity to share in a safe and nurturing manner. As a holistic and integrative practitioner, Dr. Olivas draws from a variety of modalities, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Interpersonal, Psychodynamic, Humanistic and Mindfulness. Dr. Olivas also integrates neuroscience strategies to help rewire the brain from engaging in negative thought patterns in order to develop healthy, adaptive thinking patterns that promote resiliency, emotional regulation and improved management of stress. She considers her therapeutic approach humanistic, strengths-based and collaborative to best meet the unique needs of her clients and to concentrate on personal strengths rather than on pathology.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Relationships - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Postpartum depression - Coping with persistent feelings of sadness, exhaustion, and/or being overwhelmed after the birth of a child; developing strategies for more positive thought patterns and behaviors
Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress
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Private Practice of Psychotherapy, 2010 - Present
Business Consultant, 2016 - Present
Clinical Director, 2012 - 2016
Alliant International University (CSPP), Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, 2008