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About Lighthouse Counseling

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Lighthouse serves to warn mariners of dangerous shallows, perilously rocky coasts and help guide vessels travel safely. Lighthouse is visible in all weather conditions and provides stability and direction for people fighting through the storm. Lighthouse Counseling believes in the mission to help people navigate through the ups and downs of life and be a vessel in helping people find resolution.

 

Lighthouse Counseling is committed to raise mental health awareness within our community, promote benefits of mental health treatment, and aid in the decrease in the stigmatization of mental health services. We believe that therapy helps provide a sense of relief and self-awareness for those who feel overwhelmed or are having trouble finding the root of their problems.

 

Lighthouse Counseling strives to implement best available practice standards and to help clients expand their inner strengths and skills to work toward improved emotional health and well-being. Treatment can be tailored to meet individual needs of our clients and we are steadfast in our goal of meeting the needs of a variety of people and apply the skills of education, counseling, and psychology with the highest degree of professional competence. 

"Let The Light Guide Through Your Journey"
Mike Chang LMFT Therapist

Mike Chang (Director)
LMFT #86321
Mike@therapylighthouse.com

I am an EMDR trained Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT#86321) who is experienced in working with children, adolescents, adults, and families. I completed my undergraduate studies at the Biola University and went on to receive my graduate degree from Pepperdine University. As a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, I am committed to support my clients by providing a safe place filled with compassion, empathy, and non-judgment. I am passionate about my work and a firm believer that inner strength, determination and hope can lead to growth. 

 

I am certified in evidence-based practices and utilize variety of treatment approaches in meeting different needs of my clients. I am also bilingual in English and Korean and very passionate to work with different ethnic communities. Based on my extensive experience in working with different cultures, I can be sensitive to all cultural issues, and provide a platform to explore them freely.

 

My goal as a therapist is to provide a therapeutic environment that is safe and comfortable to facilitate progress and resolution of different issues in life that can be debilitating. Life can be confusing and chaotic at times but I do believe in goodness of change. This Journey of life can be difficult but a period of hardship can also be a chance for personal awareness leading to happier life.  Lighthouse Counseling Solutions is here to start that next Journey together.

Qualifications
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
Trama Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
MAP
Managing and Adaptive Therapy
Neurofeedback
Neuro Therapy

Article Contribution

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Karl Stenske Associate MFT

Karl Stenske, M.A. 
Associate MFT (#139068)
Karl@therapylighthouse.com

I am an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #136098; supervised by Mike Chang, LMFT 86321. Experienced in working the trauma, adoption, attachment, and parenting. I use a variety of techniques in order to assist you in the pursuit of your goals. I am trained in Brain-spotting and able to use this model through telehealth.

 

Holding a master’s degree from Touro University Worldwide in Marriage and Family Therapy, along with an individualized master’s degree from Goddard College in Adoption Studies, I have well over a decade of experience in working with individuals and families through some of life’s most challenging issues. As an adoption specialist and former director of a foster and adoption agency, I am well versed in trauma, attachment, relinquishment, reunification, searching, relationships and parenting adopted and foster children. Though my background is in the adoption arena, I have a breadth of experience in working with many other life circumstances including depression, anxiety, couples, career, sexuality, gender identity, family issues and more.

 

As a therapist I work to create a safe and trusting relationship in order for you to have the support and connection you need to work on what matters most to you. It is through your trust and safety with me, that you will be able to honestly explore your life and create the change important to you. I am looking forward to being a part of your journey.

Hina Javaid-Camua

Hina Javaid-Camua, M.A.
Associate MFT (#139654)
Associate PCC (#1388)
Hina@therapylighthouse.com

I am an EMDR trained Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT#139654). I prioritize creating a nurturing and nonjudgmental space where clients feel heard, validated, and supported in their journey towards healing and self-actualization. Whether grappling with individual challenges such as anxiety, depression, or trauma, or navigating complex family dynamics such as communication breakdowns, conflicts, or intergenerational patterns, I am here to provide guidance, encouragement, and practical strategies for navigating life's obstacles.

 

Additionally, I recognize the profound impact of cultural influences on personal and familial well-being, and I strive to integrate cultural sensitivity and awareness into my therapeutic approach, honoring the diverse backgrounds and experiences of each client. Together, we will work collaboratively to uncover strengths, cultivate resilience, and forge pathways towards greater fulfillment and authenticity as we navigate the complexities of the human experience with compassion and understanding.

 

I use an approach that is rooted in evidence-based techniques like Attachment-based therapy, EMDR, Integrative Somatic Parts Work (IFS), CBT and Somatic therapy while emphasizing the importance of mindfulness. These approaches help empower you to find healing, create positive change in your life, build resilience, regain control, and reclaim your happiness.

Lighthouse Counseling Solutions

Info@TherapyLighthouse.com  |  Tel: (213)505-6771

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