You are unique and we know it

We take an individualized approach when working with you

Real skills for real change

Every session is an effective one

We are fully trained in empirically-supported treatments:

All the above therapies share a common purpose: behavioral change, a unique characteristic of our clinical work.

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We specialize in the treatment of:

– Depression
– Anxiety
– OCD & related conditions
– Trauma & related conditions
-Borderline Personality disorder
(Emotion regulation problems)
– Chronic interpersonal problems
– Problematic eating behaviors
– Body image concerns

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Intensive specialized programs

– Intensive outpatient  OCD and anxiety program
– DBT group for teens and parents

– DBT group for adults 101
– DBT group for adults 102

Group therapy

Social flexibility training (teens & adults)

Individual therapy

Our individual sessions are goal oriented, skills-based, and collaborative.

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Patricia and her team have completely changed my life! I cannot express my gratitude enough. I have struggled with anger and other emotional issues my entire life. I have been to so many therapists, groups and anger management classes. Nothing worked. But then came Dr. Zurita Ona, and she transformed my life… Read more



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