Contact Me

For any questions you have, you can reach me here:

Mona Saba Valeriano, MSW, LCSW

4620 Hollywood Blvd

Los Angeles CA 90027

(323) 942-9520

monavalerianolcsw@gmail.com

© 2019 by Mona Valeriano

Associates 

Mona supervises various associates in her private practice as they work toward licensure. If you're interested in working with one of her associates for ongoing therapy, please inquire with her or contact her associate directly using their website links below. Regarding supervision provided, each associate receives 1-2 hours of weekly supervision from Mona regarding their direct practice with clients. Associates are also able to provide sliding scale services to clients with financial limitations. 

Bo Gabriel, Registered Marriage and Family Associate AMFT 114466

Bo’s approach focuses on the therapeutic relationship, allowing for awareness, healing, and growth. Utilizing empathy, humor, and gentle confrontation, he provides a safe space to help clients cope with painful times, challenging relationships, and issues with self. Bo specializes in social and generalized anxiety, relationship issues, grief/loss, self-esteem issues, life adjustments, and creative issues.

Bo earned his Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University Los Angeles and his Bachelor of Arts from University of California, Berkeley. Prior to private practice, he completed his practicum training at Open Paths Counseling Center. In addition to his experience working with individuals and couples, he co-facilitated a social anxiety group for adults and established the first grief process group at Open Paths.

With a background in the arts, Bo works creatively and understands the unique issues which arise from life as an artist. His approach is relational, guided by psychodynamic, humanistic, and Emotionally Focused principles. He is LGBTQ+ affirmative and sensitive to issues related to gender, race, ethnicity, spirituality, privilege, and socioeconomic status. Bo believes therapy is a commitment from both the client and therapist and commits to offering an authentic space for clients to explore and grow.

 

Gaea Woods, Registered Marriage and Family Associate, IMF 103679

Gaea’s style is loving, non-judgmental, and creative. She views therapy as a collaborative process where her clients take an active role in therapy by looking inward. She promotes honesty, self-compassion, and self-acceptance for clients to connect with their authentic selves in order to come into their natural state of well-being.

She earned her Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University Los Angeles with a specialization in Spiritual Depth Psychology; and her Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts from Rhode Island School of Design. Prior to her work in the mental health industry, Gaea worked in the fields of fine art and commercial photography. As such, she is especially interested in working with individuals who are on their own creative path.

Gaea sees both individuals and couples. She specializes in working with adults and adolescents experiencing symptoms of distress due to: anxiety, depression, disordered eating, life transitions, creative blocks, relationship problems, codependency, self-esteem, family issues, trauma, and career issues. She works with couples to improve communication, build empathy and trust, and gain insight into dysfunctional relationship patterns.