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Britney Spell, LMFT
I create the time and space in session for you to be your authentic self, acknowledging how all aspects of self, including ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and disabilities, play a role in how you move through the world.

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Britney Spell, LMFT

Location

Licensed In

CA

Approach

Cognitive processing therapy (CPT), Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), Solution-focused, Strengths-based

Therapy Style

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with a variety of experiences working with children, families, and individuals throughout their lifespan. I work collaboratively with clients to assist them in moving towards healing and integration, acknowledging and validating the struggles along the way while also reorienting clients towards their strengths. I create the time and space in session for you to be your authentic self, acknowledging how all aspects of self, including ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and disabilities, play a role in how you move through the world, humbly seeking to provide culturally competent services. I strongly believe each individual is filled with potential for growth and joy. I understand therapy can be both rewarding and challenging and I am here to walk alongside you in the movement from potentiality to creating the actuality of the meaningful life you’ve desired.

Education

BA - Psychology, California State University Long Beach

MS - Psychology, University of La Verne

License Number and State

CA 116332

Pronouns

she/her they/them

Why did you become a mental health professional?

There is a huge need for mental health support, particularly for People of Color and Queer individuals. I remember trying to get help in some of my darkest times and really feeling the damage of working with folks who didn't understand my cultural background. I wanted to become someone who could provide that understanding and safety. There can be enough stigma and challenge getting into therapy, you don't need any more challenges once you're here.

What are your interests outside of work?

I like gardening and taking care of plants. Some of my plants are visible in the background during my Telehealth meetings!

What book have you read more than once?

Dear Universe: Letters of Affirmation & Empowerment For All Of Us by Yolo Akili. The letters in here have often found me at the right place and right time providing just enough warmth and inspiration.

Do you have any pets?

I have a black cat named Tsuki. She's a sweet little girl who likes to join sessions, particularly when she can tell people on the other side of the screen are feeling bad.