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Amanda Luciano, LMFT

Amanda Luciano, LMFT

She/her

Licensed in CA #80370
Insurances Accepted: Anthem Blue Cross, Aetna, Health Net/MHN
I believe that we all have strengths, and sometimes it takes a little extra support to help sift through some of the clouds and rediscover them.

My Therapy Style

Finding the right therapist can be daunting, so I'm so glad you're here!

I see health in a holistic way, where there are many pieces to what make up our whole well-being. Mental health is one part of that whole, and my hope for you is that we can partner together to get you the support you need to reach your goals in a compassionate way. I believe that we all have strengths, and sometimes it takes a little extra support to help sift through some of the clouds and rediscover them.

I have worked in a variety of therapeutic settings with individuals from all walks of life for over a decade. Some of my specialty areas include anxiety, panic, grief and loss. In my therapy work, I use evidenced-based interventions, strength-based approaches, and nervous system awareness. Holding a safe, warm, supportive, and non-judgmental space is at the core of the work I do. I'm excited to embark on this therapy journey with you!

Education & Training

BA - Psychology, Loyola Marymount University

MA - Counseling Psychology, University of San Francisco

Get to Know Me

What are your interests outside of work?

I enjoy reading, swimming, surfing, spending time at the beach with my mini Goldendoodle, Ziggy Stardust, and watching the Great British Baking Show with my partner.

What is one thing you do daily that supports your well-being?

Movement! Anything from swims in the pool, surfing in the ocean, strolls in the neighborhood, lifting weights at home, or getting on my yoga mat

What book have you read more than once?

God Country, a standalone graphic novel written by Donny Cates and illustrated by Geoff Shaw. It's a beautiful story, about an old widower suffering from dementia who happens upon an enchanted sword that restores his memories. Only now, the owner of the sword is coming back to reclaim it… It's amazing; read it!

How do you recharge?

Books, books, and more books. I enjoy reading and have been lucky enough to collaborate with various publishing houses to promote and review their books on Instagram as a book influencer, or bookstagrammer!