Hi, my name is David Eshleman and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist working in sunny Southern California.
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Hermosa Beach, CA
Level 1 Emotionally Focused Therapist Certification awarded from intensive 4 day training with theory founder Dr. Leslie Greenberg.
Graduate school classes and supervised practicum experience plus 8 years of experience in providing humanistic and person centered therapy to children, adolescents and adults.
My treatment modality is an Eclectic modality grounded in a Humanistic/Existential and Psychodynamic approach that is tailored to fit your own unique needs for healing, wellness and restoration. In addition, I will pull from other theories to utilize "tools" that will aid in the healing /growth process including the use of psychoeducation. Not only do I have professional supervised experience in providing therapy, but I have extensive personal experience with receiving therapy as well.
Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Adjustment Disorders, Co-Dependency, fears worries, kids, adolescents, adults, groups. Embracing the existential crisis of uncertainty and unknown. Learning to move forward intentionally and consciously, not reactively and naively.
Building con+fidence (to go, with trust), self-love, assertiveness and boundary setting, increasing ability to give and receive love and acceptance.
Growing in relationship with self and others, determining values and dreams, achieving goals, understanding (To stand under) the past to reduce suffering and increase ease in the present and embrace the future with openness. Understanding our dependency needs and moving from a place of dependency and instability to a place of connection and higher purpose (a sacredness to embrace growth and creation in our lives)