Find a Therapist at NetworkTherapy.com


Find a Therapist or Treatment Center

Highlights
   for Consumers
Find a Therapist
Find a Treatment Center
About Therapy
Research a Condition
Research a Medication
Support Groups
National Hotlines
Featured Articles
What's New

   for Providers
List Your Practice
List Your Treatment Center
Publish an Article
My Account
Webmail

Therapist Profile

» Provider Directory » Find a Therapist » California » Irvine Therapists » Therapist Profile

 

Cynthia Peikoff, LCSW, BCD

Office: 4000 Barranca Parkway, Suite 250
Irvine, CA 92604
Phone:
View phone number for Cynthia Peikoff, LCSW, BCD View phone number
E-mail:
Send e-mail to Cynthia Peikoff, LCSW, BCD Send e-mail
Web Site: www.ocpsychotherapy.com
Profession: Clinical Social Worker/Therapist
Services: Psychotherapy/Counseling
Coaching
Employee Assistance Counseling
Practice Description: Are you depressed? Stressed at work? Upset over a failing relationship? Psychotherapy can help! It can help you achieve clarity, a renewed sense of hope, balance and purpose, in essence, become happier about you.

During the initial consultation, we'll identify your most pressing concerns and decide which to work on right away. We'll talk about your relationships, or lack of them. About what you want and need from the important people in your life. We'll examine the choices you're making to see if they help or hurt you; what causes you to make those choices, and whether you can change them or not.

After our first session, you will begin to see your life's story with new eyes, compassionate and uncritical eyes. And that softening begins the process of changing the way you live your life. I try to be compassionate and understanding so you won't feel judged; it is a serious responsibility to be trusted with your deepest concerns. Though I may make suggestions, ultimately, I believe you are the authority on your own life.

In counseling couples, I use a step by step process called Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy. All couples suffer disappointments, most develop what we call negative or vicious cycles of fighting and disconnecting. EFCT teaches how these moments get activated, how you typically respond when your partner provokes you, and how to get out of these battles. The intense cycles slowly end and thats when the constructive work of EFCT begins. I will help you learn a new kind of conversation and listening which leads to closeness, communication and intimacy. Please don't give up on your formerly loving relationship. Call today for a consultation.

I enjoy working with businessmen and women, engineers, writers and academics. My background in both the corporate world and the arts helps me understand the particular challenges you face. I also enjoy working with perplexed parents and twenty-somethings, having been both a perplexed parent and a very perplexed at times twenty-something.

If you have any questions, feel free to write via e-mail or telephone my office. I will respond within 24 hours.
Practice Specialties or Interests:

(Strengths are
in bold text)
Relationship Issues
Anxiety Disorders/Phobias
Depression
Adjustment Disorder
Alzheimer's Disease
Divorce/Dissolution
Grief/Loss
Life Transitions
Parenting Issues
Personal Growth
PTSD
Stress Management
Age Specialties: Adults
Elders
Session Formats: Individual
Couples
Treatment Approaches: Cognitive/Cognitive-Behavioral
Family Systems
Multicultural
Psychodynamic
Psychosocial
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
Reality/Choice Therapy
Education: BA, Columbia University, 1982

MSSW, Columbia University, 1984
License #: LCS20875
License State: California
Additional Licenses/ Certifications: Board Certified Diplomat in Clinical Social Work
Certified in Reality Therapy/Choice Theory
Certified Authentic Happiness Coach
Advanced Training with Supervision in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
Professional Affiliations:
American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work
Calif. Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
Writers Guild of America West Emeritus
William Glasser Institute
Phi Beta Kappa Society
Fee Schedule: My rate is $175-$200 per session. Payment is expected at each appointment. I accept all major credit cards, debit cards, checks or cash at the time of service. Only PPO insurance plans offer reimbursement for mental health fees, unfortunately HMO plans do not. If you are having financial difficulty, I would be happy to discuss a payment plan with you.
Accepted Insurance: Any PPO (with Out-of-Network Benefits)
Insurance and Billing Instructions: Payment is expected at the time services are rendered. All major credit cards are accepted, as well as checks or cash. Some PPO insurance plans offer reimbursement for "out-of-network providers". Reimbursement rates vary depending upon your benefits. HMO plans and Kaiser will not reimburse for psychotherapy provided by those of us not on their panel or list of providers.
Office Hours: 11:30 A.M.-8:00 P.M.
Driving Directions: The office is convenient to both the 405 and 5 freeways on the corner of Culver Blvd and Barranca Parkway, right behind Mimi's Restaurant.

View Map for Cynthia Peikoff, LCSW, BCD View map
 

Cynthia Peikoff, LCSW, BCD, Therapist in Irvine

 Helpful Links
Contact This Therapist
View Map of Location
E-mail This Profile to a Friend
Printer-Friendly Version
License Verification
Credential Abbreviations

 Additional Information
Years in Practice:  Over 20
Gender:  Female
Accepting New Clients:  Yes
Sliding Fee Scale:  Yes
Wheelchair Accessible:  Yes
Public Transportation:  Yes

 Featured Articles
For the Lonely Hearts on Valentine's Day
Staring at the Cracks in the Ceiling
What Makes You Happy?

Return to Irvine Therapists   •   New Therapist Search

Last Modified: 10/10/2017  


Home  |  Provider Directory  |  Mental Health Library  |  Resource Center  |  For Providers
Find a Therapist  |  Find a Treatment Center  |  List Your Practice  |  List Your Treatment Center
About Us  |  Contact Us  |  User Agreement  |  Privacy Policy  |  Site Map
This website is certified by Health On the Net Foundation. Click to verify. This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information: verify here. The information provided on this site is for educational or informational purposes only and should not be treated as medical or behavioral health care advice. The information is not intended to be used for medical diagnosis or treatment or as a substitute for consultation with a qualified health care provider. Please consult your health care provider if you have any questions or concerns about your health.
Page Reference: Cynthia Peikoff, LCSW, BCD - Therapist in Irvine, CA
Copyright © 2000-2017 NetworkTherapy.com, Inc. All rights reserved.
Welcome Guestbook What's New Site Map Find a Therapist Find a Treatment Center About Therapy Frequently Asked Questions Disorders & Conditions Medications Treatment Approaches Featured Articles News Archive Mental Health Dictionary Support Groups National Hotlines Web Directory Mental Health Books Related Web Sites For Providers Provider Login Back to Top of Profile of Cynthia Peikoff, LCSW, BCD