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Valeriya Pestrikova
Valeriya Pestrikova

(424) 254-9391

Specializations

Marital/Pre-Marital, Non-Monogamy, Polyamory, BDSM/Kink, Sex Therapy, Infidelity, LGBTQIA+

Experience

1-3 Years Experience

Telehealth

State of California

In Office

Concrete Wall
Exploring the complexities of relationships, intimacy, and sexual wellness is a journey that many find challenging yet transformative. As a therapist specializing in these areas, I am dedicated to supporting individuals and couples in understanding and overcoming their relationship challenges and intimacy concerns. My practice is a supportive and inclusive space, welcoming everyone, including the LGBTQ+ community, polyamorous individuals, sex workers, and BDSM/kink enthusiasts, as we work together towards more enriching and fulfilling relationships.

Rooted in an integrative approach with a strong foundation in Psychodynamic therapy, my sessions delve into the emotional and psychological underpinnings of relationship dynamics. We collaborate to build understanding and trust, foster open communication, and explore new paths to intimacy and connection. Each therapy session is an opportunity to advance towards healthier, more rewarding relationships, tailored to your unique experiences and goals.

In creating a safe, non-judgmental environment, my aim is to facilitate self-discovery, healing, and growth. Whether addressing individual struggles or seeking to enhance a partnership, my role is to provide the support and guidance needed for this journey. We strive to unlock deeper fulfillment and joy, embracing both personal and relational transformation.

Recognizing the significance of initiating therapy, I respect the courage it takes to reach out. If you're considering beginning this journey, or have any questions, I invite you to connect with me for a free 15-minute consultation. Let's explore how we can work together to bring about the positive changes you seek in your life and relationships.

More About

Valeriya

License(s)

CA Associate Marriage & Family Therapist #141497

Under the supervision of Ana Major LMFT #98441

Education

Pepperdine University
Master of Arts, Clinical Psychology with Emphasis on Marriage and Family Therapy

California State University, Los Angeles
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology

Specializations

Relationship Issues
Sex Therapy
Marital and Premarital
Couples Therapy
Infidelity
Divorce
LGBTQ+
Non-Monogamy
Polyamory
BDSM/Kink
Stress
Anxiety
Depression
Life Transitions
Therapy in Russian

Training

Certifications

    Core Practice Concepts in Working with LGBTQIA+ Youth

    Gottman Method Couples Therapy, Trained

Memberships

    California Association of Marriage & Family Therapists (CAMFT), Member

Languages

Native Russian

Publications

None at This Time

Awards

    None at This Time
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