I am a licensed MFT with over 12 years of experience working in private practice, residential and outpatient treatment programs with clients who struggle with addictions and co-occurring disorders. 

As a therapist, I have experienced great fulfillment helping my clients work through issues of addiction, depression; grief and loss; anxiety; social discomfort; relationship conflict/divorce; loneliness; low self esteem; mid-life crises; and fear of change.  Helping men and women who struggle with love addiction, co-dependence and Alanon issues are areas of special interest .

My goal is to help my clients find ways to live more fulfilling lives,  while strengthening their ability to withstand life's inherent challenges.


I believe that psychotherapy can help clients gain insight into how their past contributes to current struggles, thus allowing them to make changes in the present that can lead to more meaningful and contented lives.

I view the relationship between therapist and client as a partnership, one that provides safety and the unconditional support clients need to be able to look at and work through issues that cause them discomfort or heartache. I am flexible, warm and interactive in my approach.
Love Addiction
Co-Dependence
Alanon Issues
Depression/Loss
Mother Daughter conflict
Adult Dependent Children
Claudia de Garmo, M.F.T.
2730 Wilshire Blvd, suite 620
Santa Monica, CA 90403

Malibu
21225 Pacific Coast Hwy, Suite D
Malibu, CA  90265

Studio City (Boulevard Therapy)
12456 Ventura Blvd Suite #1
Studio City, CA 91604
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About Me
Credentials:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT#43083
Clinical Experience:
 
 
 
Curriculum Vitae:
Education:
M.A. Marital and Family Therapy
Phillips Graduate Institute, 1996

Professional Affiliations:
Member, CAMFT

Sexual Addiction Therapy
Private Practice, Santa Monica, California (2006-present)
Psychotherapist

Boulevard Therapy, Studio City, California (2018-present)
Psychotherapist, Group Practice

Reconnect Trauma Center, Pacific Palisades, California (2015 - 2018)

Addiction focused Program Therapist, Outpatient Treatment Program

Valley Restoration Center, Woodland Hills (2015-2016)
Program Therapist, Dual Diagnosis Outpatient Treatment Center

Harmony Place, Woodland Hills, California (May-August 2015)
Program Therapist, Dual Diagnosis Residential Treatment Center

Center for Healthy Sex, Beverly Hills, California (2012-2014)
Program Therapist, Outpatient Treatment Program

Clearview Treatment Programs, Westwood, California (2003-2013)
Program Therapist, Dual Diagnosis Outpatient and Intensive Day Treatment Programs

Creative Care, Malibu, California (2001-2003)
Program Therapist (intern), Dual Diagnosis Residential Treatment
Program