Getting Started with Psycotherapy

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We know seeking help for an illness can be frightening.  Many are ashamed of the stigmas that still surround mental illnes, and drug and alcohol addiction creating a barrier to getting help. 

But you’re not alone…You wouldn’t be reading this if you weren’t ready to change and begin healing from within.  Together we’ll create a safe space for you to address and overcome issues finding deeper satisfaction with your life and those you love.

Dr. Aiello offers specialized Tele-therapies tailored to your needs. Offering Online Counseling and Video Teletherapy for everyone.  If you or someone you know has a mental illness, are struggling emotionally, or has concerns about their mental health, we encourage you to call us at (310) 913-2897

Schedule your live Therapy Session at a time that’s convenient for you.  Easily connect from your phone, tablet, or computer.  Dr. Aiello’s initial 15-minute consultation for mental health and wellness treatments is free. 


Discover how Therapy can change your life

Call for a friendly free consultation

(310) 913-2879

Dr. Angela Aiello Psychotherapist Santa Monica CA

Receive Mental Health Care Remotely

Now scheduling Teletherapy Sessions from the comfort of your home, car, or office

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Get Immediate Help in a Crisis

Call 911 if you or someone you know is in immediate danger or go to the nearest emergency room.  If you’re dealing with an acute mental illness or are experiencing a potentially life-threatening issue do not use this website.

Resources and Hotlines

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255); En Español 1-888-628-9454
The Lifeline is a free, confidential crisis hotline that is available to everyone 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Lifeline connects callers to the nearest crisis center in the Lifeline national network. These centers provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals. People who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have hearing loss can contact the Lifeline via TTY at 1-800-799-4889.

Veterans Crisis Line
Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) and press 1 or text to 838255
The Veterans Crisis Line is a free, confidential resource that connects veterans 24 hours a day, seven days a week with a trained responder.  The service is available to all veterans, even if they are not registered with the VA or enrolled in VA healthcare.  People who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have hearing loss can call 1-800-799-4889.

Suicide or Self-injury Posts to Social Media
If someone posts something about suicide or self-injury on social media first Dial 911. After first contacting emergency services Contact Social Media Outlets directly here

National Domestic Violence Hotline
Call 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
Our highly-trained advocates are available 24/ 365 to talk confidentially with anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship.  Our advocates are available 24/7 in more than 200 languages.  All calls are free and confidential.

Family Violence Helpline
Call 1-800-996-6228

American Association of Poison Control Centers
Call 1-800-222-1222
Poison control centers offer free, confidential, expert medical advice.

Self-Harm Hotline
Call 1-800-DONT CUT (1-800-366-8288)
A 24-hour crisis hotline if you’re about to self-harm or are in an emergency situation.

LGBTQ Hotline
Call 1-888-843-4564
Services provided are always free and confidential. We are the only LGBT organization that offers national support, resources, and information directly. All calls and online services are provided by highly trained LGBTQ volunteers.

LGBTQ Youth Hotline
Call 1-888-246-7743

Free and Confidential peer support for the LGBTQ and questioning community ages 25 and younger.  We provide a safe space while on the phone with a peer support volunteer. We don’t know who you are and we don’t talk to others about your call.

Trevor Crisis Hotline (LGBTQ)
Call 1-866-488-7386 (866-4-U-Trevor)

The Trevor Helpline is a free national crisis and suicide prevention helpline for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth. The judgment-free Helpline is a confidential service 24/7.  Trained counselors listen and understand without judgment.

Dr. Angela Aiello Psychotherapist - Therapy That Heals
Dr. Angela Aiello, LMFT
License #45128

If you’re struggling with challenges such as depression, trauma, PTSD, anxiety, grief, addictions, stresses from COVID-19, substance abuse, spiritual issues, or personality disorders, perhaps you will allow me to help as your psychotherapist. I work with individuals, adolescents, couples, and families of all faiths and sexual orientations. 

Dr Aiello is a Member -CAMFT-APA


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Visit my Office in Topanga Canyon, CA or enjoy Teletherapy from the comfort of your home, office, or anywhere.

(310) 913-2879
On-line Therapy for everyone

Teletherapy and Telehealth using RingCentral
Dr. Aiello Uses Zoom Video Conferencing for Teletherapy