Psychologist and Therapist in Los Angeles, California Michael Chindamo, Psychologist

License: PsyD

Provider Gender: Male

Ages Served: 15-65+

Appointments: Telehealth only. In-office visits not available

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Psychologist and Therapist in Los Angeles, California Dr. Michael Chindamo, PsyD

Dr. Michael Chindamo, PsyD

Dr. Michael Chindamo is a Psychologist in California who has been practicing since 2009. He has a PsyD in Clinical Psychology from Ryokan College, an M.A. in Counseling from the University of South Florida, a B.S. in Neurobiology, and a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Rochester. Are you feeling overwhelmed due to life changes and relationship conflicts? Are you uncomfortable in social interactions, Do you at times feel angry and don’t understand why? Does nothing seem to give you pleasure anymore? Do you find it difficult to sleep?

During your sessions, Dr. Chindamo’s first goal is to develop a strong trusting rapport with you. Then he will work with you to increase motivation, insight, and problem-solving skills for your specific conflicts. Dr. Chindamo utilizes a combination of different cognitive therapies and works with you to set goals customized to you. He will be honest and direct but caring with you in therapy. His philosophy is that personal happiness provides more meaning to the lives of individuals and those around them!

In the last 28 years, Dr. Chindamo has acquired specific techniques to help you with relationships, anger, grief/loss, panic attacks, addictions, self-harming behaviors, sexual identity, life-transitions, and chronic insomnia. The diagnoses he has worked with most often are Borderline Personality, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Anxiety, ADD, OCD, PTSD, Addictions, and Sleep Disorders.

Dr. Chindamo works with diverse age groups in individual and family therapy. He is well versed in neurobiology of medications and provides Psychological Testing. Outside of work, Dr. Chindamo loves all things 80s. He collects toys and other memorabilia from that decade. He’s Italian and loves to cook to relax. He has travelled to Italy and dreams of traveling to Australia. He loves animals and has two cats, and his favorite animal is the kangaroo. Purple is his favorite color.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Elevance Health (Anthem BC)
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Managed Health Network (HealthNet)
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Sana Benefits

Interventions

  • CBT for Insomnia
  • Christian Counseling
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Family Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Parenting Skills

Populations

  • Developmental Disabilities
  • First Responders
  • Head Injuries
  • LGBTQ+
  • Men
  • Women

Languages

  • English
  • Italian

Locations

FAQs

Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Michael Chindamo. You can also call 925-282-1778 to have someone assist you.

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