Dr. Greer Hansen provides individual and family therapy in Encino and Santa Clarita, just north of Los Angeles. She has extensive experience treating children and adolescents for behavioral issues, self-destruction and compulsive disorders, including substance abuse. Dr. Hansen received her doctoral degree from George Washington University and performed her internship at the Child and Family Guidance Center at Northridge, California.
Dr. Hansen uses a variety of evidence-based therapies and has expertise is expressive therapies, such as supervised play therapy. She uses a strengths-based approach to treatment and believes “that each and every one of my clients already has within them the wisdom and resources they need to create the change they seek in their life.” Dr. Hansen has been practicing for 10 years and opened her private practice three years ago.
Treatment and Staff
Dr. Hansen provides therapy to children, adolescents and adults. Currently, she is offering individual and family therapy, though she does facilitate groups when need arises. Therapy uses CBT and psychodynamic processing. She also has expertise in the Seeking Safety framework, Managing and Adapting Practice (MAP) and Trauma-Focused CBT (TF-CBT). Dr. Hansen also incorporates mindfulness techniques into treatment plans and conducts supervised play therapy for children who may not yet be able to verbalize their inner life.
Dr. Hansen provides coordinated care with clients’ psychiatrists and other providers and may refer clients to 12-step programs as a component of treatment for compulsive behavior and addiction. She can be advocate for young clients who need help receiving treatment and accommodations in the school system and is able to consult in IEP (Individualized Education Plan) meetings.
Dr. Hansen provides cross-cultural therapy. She is fluent in Spanish and has lived and practiced in the United States, Nicaragua and Spain. Dr. Hansen offers discounted rates to clients who purchase advance sessions and she offers VIP packages which include additional therapeutic resources, scheduling priority and treatment recommendation letters.
Dr. Greer Hansen is an experienced psychologist with offices in Encino and Santa Clarita. She has expertise in treating children and adolescents and families with a variety of evidence-based modalities, such as TF-CBT, Seeking Safety and expressive play therapy. Dr. Hansen also offers culturally-sensitive treatment aided by her time living abroad and her fluency in Spanish. She supports the 12-step framework and is able to advocate for children in their school systems and with additional members of their treatment teams.
Dr. Greer Hansen, Addiction Specialist Locations
Dr. Green Hansen
17071 Ventura Blvd
Encino, CA 91316
Santa Clarita Office
25050 Pechland Ave, Ste 250
Newhall, CA 91321
Dr. Greer Hansen, Addiction Specialist Cost
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