Jeremy Fink, LCSW — Contributor
Jeremy Fink, LCSW, provides psychotherapy to adults, children, adolescents, and couples and is the Director of The Dynamic Counseling Center. He has extensive experience working with children, adolescents, and adults who experience depression, ADHD, eating and body image disorders, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia, as well as drug, alcohol, and other substance abuse.
Jeremy has certification training in domestic violence with a subset specialization in teenage dating violence, and is certified by the Department of Child and Family Services to work with childhood trauma. He has received additional training from UC Berkeley Professors Mary Main and Erik Hesse in the Adult Attachment Interview (AAI) and from Stan Tatkin, Psy.D, in psychobiological couples therapy.
As a therapist, Jeremy has provided therapy to adults, young adults, and adolescents at the Maple Counseling Center in Beverly Hills, California; worked with adolescents at the Penny Lane residential treatment center in North Hills, California; provided psychosocial based treatment to patients with severe and persistent mental illness at Step Up On Second in Santa Monica, California; and, provided comprehensive community-based treatment to persons with severe and persistent mental illnesses at ACT (Assertive Community Treatment), in Santa Monica, California. Additionally, Jeremy worked at the Veterans Administration mental health outpatient treatment center, which serves veterans with mental illness. Jeremy is a facilitator of the UCLA-Lifespan Learning Institute's Adult Attachment in Clinical Context series, and is a guest lecturer for the USC School of Social Work.
He utilizes psychodynamic psychotherapy treatment, psychobiological couples and family therapy, group psychotherapy, and facilitates linkages to community resources, such as drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs, psychiatric referrals, and high school/college resources.
Jeremy received his B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and his M.S.W. from the University of Southern California (USC.)
The following are Jeremy's contributions to MentalHelp.Net
Child & Adolescent Development: Overview
Recently, I have been asked by school administrations to consider the mental health issues faced by our school children and devise a plan to help... Read More
Praising your children for a job well done is thought by many to be good parenting, facilitating social and educational success and healthy self-esteem. In... Read More
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) defines separation-anxiety as recurrent or excessive distress in anticipation of separation from a caregiver, generally a... Read More
Child Development and Parenting: Middle Childhood
Child Development and Parenting: Early Childhood