Special Interest Groups

Daniel Factor, LMFT

Co-Chair, SOMA SIG
Somatic Psychotherapy
Special Interest Group (SIG)
Daniel Factor, LMFT


Contact Information
Phone: 424.653.6429
LA-CAMFT Email: sigchair@lacamft.org
Work/Private Practice Email: therapy@danielfactor.com


Daniel Factor, LMFT
, is a private practice clinician located near Century City. Daniel’s special focus is as a trauma specialist, treating all developmental/attachment trauma injuries, and a full array of adult single/multiple event traumas. Daniel additionally serves a range of adult needs—both individuals and couples—across the life span: addiction, anxiety, depression, existential challenges, and a full range of relationship challenges and stressors. Daniel’s approach integrates Relational Gestalt, Mindfulness, Emotionally Focused Therapy, and psychodynamic models, with the highly effective Somatic Psychotherapy, as an EMDR Certified, and a Level 2 Trauma Resiliency Model practitioner. Website: www.danielfactor.com.

 

Ilona Varo

Co-Chair, SOMA SIG
Somatic Psychotherapy
Special Interest Group (SIG)
Ilona Varo, LMFT


Contact Information
Phone: 424.259.1112
LA-CAMFT Email: Therapy@ilonavaro.com
Work/Private Practice Email: Therapy@ilonavaro.com
Social Media:
Instagram/Facebook: @ilonaTherapy

Ilona Varo, LMFT, is a graduate of UC Irvine, Phillips Graduate University and an alumni of Southern California Counseling Center. She is fluent in Hungarian, and practices EMDR as well as TRM. Ilona is passionate about working with women’s issues, eating disorders and approaching the work from a somatic lens. Her goal is to help clients heal using their own body-wisdom and find peace with body image/self-worth. Website: www.ilonavaro.com.

 

Michelle Bee, LMFT

Chair, Expressive Arts
Special Interest Group (SIG)
Michelle Bee, LMFT


Contact Information
Phone: 424.272.5023
LA-CAMFT Email: michelledbee@yahoo.com
Work/Private Practice Email: mbee@thehelpgroup.org

Michelle Bee, LMFT, is a licensed psychotherapist, poet, and the developer of Systems of Ease. Over the past decade, she has been passionately teaching and providing mental health services in the Los Angeles area. Her role as a clinical supervisor assisted in the creation of specific strategies and systems to help new clinicians maintain self-care, healthy boundaries, and develop an authentic therapeutic practice. She specializes in evidence-based practices, expressive arts as therapy, energy psychology and spiritual psychology. Michelle is an active member of the National Association of Poetry Therapy (NAPT). Her poetry book, Searching for SHE, will be released this year. Website: www.michellebee.com (Goes live in November).

 

Victoria Goldfarb

Co-Chair, Conscious Uncoupling
Special Interest Group (SIG)
Victoria Goldfarb, LMFT, Esq.


Contact Information
Phone: 310.339.4598
LA-CAMFT Email: vgoldfarb@hushmail.com
Work/Private Practice Email: vgoldfarb@hushmail.com


Victoria Goldfarb, LMFT, Esq.:
I am a family law attorney, divorce mediator and LMFT. I spend half my time in my W.L.A. office, where I treat individuals and couples and provide mediation and legal services to divorcing clients. I spend the other half of my time at Fig Tree Therapy Center, a group practice in D.T.L.A., where I treat individuals and couples. I have been trained in the Imago and Gottman Couples Methods (Level 3 completed). I have also completed a grief specialization training at Our House, as divorce is the death of a dream and a family. Website: www.vgoldfarb-jd-lmft.com.

 

Judith M. Weigle

Co-Chair, Constructive Uncoupling
Special Interest Group (SIG)
Judith Weigle, Family Law Mediator,
Legal Document Assistant,
Mediation Coach


Contact Information
Phone: 310.441.7555
LA-CAMFT Email: Judy@DivorceResourceInc.com
Work/Private Practice Email: Judy@DivorceResourceInc.com

 

Judith M. Weigle, Divorce & Family Mediator, Legal Document Assistant, and Mediation Coach. Judith can file for and mediate amicable divorces. Judith owns Divorce Resource, Inc., affordable assistance to low-conflict divorces. Her brand is compassionate service. We foster kindness and understanding while assisting you through your divorce.” Winner of the 2011 Los Angeles County “Outstanding Mediated Case” for the Office of the Los Angeles City Attorney. Weigle’s philosophy: Divorce Is a New Beginning; Be Honest, Speak From the Heart, Take Responsibility for Your Actions. Judith’s Advice: Feelings have a price tag; don’t overinflate your ask. Website: www.DivorceResourceInc.com.

 

Matthew Evans
 
3000 Club Co-Chair
Special Interest Group (SIG)
Matthew Evans


Contact Information
Phone: 424.341.3068
LA-CAMFT Email: matthew.s.evans@alumnimail.pepperdine.edu
Work/Private Practice Email: matthew.s.evans@alumnimail.pepperdine.edu
Social Media:
Facebook:
Matthew Evans – https://www.facebook.com/matthew.evans126
Twitter: Matthew Evans, MFTI – @matthewevans126
LinkedIn: Matthew Evans, MFTI – https://www.linkedin.com/in/matthew-evans-mfti-5a090061

 

Matthew Evans, M.A, PCCI, MFTI is a Cognitive Behavioral Therapist, who provides individual and group therapy to adolescents and adults with anxiety-related disorders, such as OCD, social anxiety, GAD, and school/test anxiety. Matthew works at Engage Treatment Programs in Westlake Village, providing individual and group therapy to adolescents with anxiety and depression. Matthew will be opening a private practice in Brentwood in March 2018. Matthew can be reached at matthew.s.evans@alumnimail.pepperdine.edu.