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    My technique is unlike any other. As you are unique, so will be our work together. We’ll find the right approach for you.

    I use the fundamentals of clinical psychology along with aspects of mindfulness, to pinpoint the origin of what is troubling you.

    Click here to explore descriptions of these modalities. You may find an approach you can relate to. There’s even a quiz to determine how much your inner critic is a part of your life.

    I have extensive experience helping clients work through depression, grief, addiction, and anxiety. I’ve helped many heal childhood and religious woundings. I’ve assisted those facing financial under-earning, and personal and professional relationship problems.

    As a result of our work together, you should have a clearer view of yourself and your relationships, feel calmer and more positive, and be able to make better life decisions. Together, we will learn from your past and work to resolve old issues, clearing the way for an increased sense of well being now and into the future.

    I employ a number of modalities including: CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy); Psychology of Selves (Internal Family Systems); positive, psycho-spiritual and psychodynamic therapies; and structures of 12-step programs.

    I have studied and worked with Anna Ivara, Brugh Joy M.D., Carolyn Conger Ph.D., Louise Hay, Drs. Hal and Sidra Stone, Shakti Gawain, and Lori Quinn Loewenburg. I’ve led groups and practiced as a counselor and life coach consultant in NYC, Nashville, and Los Angeles.

    While I do not adhere to a religious perspective, I understand religions and approach them with care and respect.

    I currently have a practice in Toluca Lake, California (Los Angeles). Evening and select weekend afternoon sessions are available for those who cannot make weekday appointments. I’m also available for phone sessions and to host group workshops.


    Trish Vogel is an Active Affiliate Member of the California Psychological Association.

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    Cognitive Therapy is based on the theory that much of how we feel is determined by what we think. The major goal of Cognitive Therapy is to teach you methods for testing the accuracy of your thoughts. You may have perceptions about yourself, your situation and the world that are not true. By correcting these inaccurate beliefs, your perception of yourself, others, events and your emotional state shift dramatically and improve.
    You are able to “lighten your load of unnecessary emotional baggage” and use the extra energy to pursue what you truly want.

    Example: You say hello to someone and they don’t respond. You interpret their behavior as they do not like you. What you don’t realize is that they may have been preoccupied with their next appointment or they just had a bad conversation with a loved one. You may not have considered that their behavior was not related to you personally.

    Psychology of Selves – Voice Dialogue (Internal Family Systems)

    We start from the idea that a person is made up of not one, but a large number of selves, also called sub-personalities or parts. These parts have their own way of behaving, their own history, and act on our behalf in their own way. Some of our selves work closely together whereas others have conflicting desires.

    We examine how they operate in relationships, how they affect our decision-making, and how they relate to our personal growth.

    Most of us recognize these constant inner dialogues within ourselves. Sometimes the dialogues are confusing; and quite often, our selves cause inner tension, split feelings and doubt.

    Examples of our Selves within:

    The Inner Critic; always telling you what more you should be doing, what you need to do better, compares you to others, feels guilty when you say “No”, etc.

    Other Selves; The one who is tired of holding it together and wants to give up. The part of you that is exhausted and needs self care. Or, the one that secretly wants to open their own business.

    Take the quiz to understand the strength of your inner critic →

    Transpersonal/Psycho-Spiritual (Mindfulness)

    The Psycho-Spiritual approach utilizes both traditional psychological theories such as Cognitive and Psychodynamic, and a spiritual approach to support you on your particular journey. This recognizes and accesses higher consciousness using tools such as meditation, guided imagery, metaphor, visualization, creative arts, awareness and intuition.

    Psycho-Spiritual healing is an integrated approach taking into account body, mind, emotions and spirit and works towards a greater understanding of the self in the context of the greater whole. Psycho-Spirituality is not only a journey of turning inwards but also one of attuning oneself to the messages and meaning that comes from dreams, interactions with others, nature and beyond. The premise is that within each person lies the potential of healing.

    Psychodynamic Psychology

    Put simply, Psychodynamic Theory is a view that explains personality in terms of conscious and unconscious forces—that our behavior and feelings are powerfully affected by unconscious motives.

    Psychodynamic theories commonly hold that childhood experiences shape our personality and that all behavior has a cause.

    The moment you realize your boss is exactly like your Mother.