About

sandralong

Adolescent counselor and respectful parenting coach for over 10 years based in Santa Monica, California. – Sandra Dupont MA. MS, MFT

Some parents are hesitant to start their adolescent in therapy because they fear it might stigmatize their teenager and/or imply that they’ve failed in some way as a parent. And yet, there isn’t a teenager in America who couldn’t benefit from a visit to a therapist’s office to help them negotiate the trauma and drama of the teen years.

Simply said, it is hard to cope with all of the changes that happen during adolescence, and counseling is appropriate for teens who are feeling depressed, anxious, falling behind in school, abusing drugs or alcohol, and/ or struggling in their relationships with their friends or parents.

Teen Therapy allow’s both teenagers and their parents to feel more empowered, find clarity and create room for change.

Increase the cooperation, harmony, and happiness within your family!

Schedule a FREE Initial Consultation today:

 (310) 951-5678 

Professional Recommendations:

“Sandra Dupont is an empathic and extremely effective teen therapist. We have worked together many times and I have seen the improvements she has made in teens’ lives first hand.” – Jared Maloff, Psy.D.

“Sandra Dupont is an exceptional therapist. We have collaborated together helping parents become more effective in raising their children.” – David Kuroda, LCSW

“Sandra has found a way to translate the wisdom that comes with age into a language that adolescents can relate to. She understands teenagers on a deeply emotional level and has a completely unique way of relating to them. ” – Danny Kopels, CADC II

“Sandra’s commitment to guiding and mentoring teens through their difficult periods is done with grace and elegance. Helping teens understand who they are as a valuable individual is where Sandra’s work shines.” – Greg Stebbins, Ed.D.

Accepted Insurance Plans
I provide a Superbill for all PPOs that accept out-of-network providers.
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Problems I Help Overcome
Teen Anxiety >
Teen Bullying >
Teen Depression >
Teen Impulse Control >
Teen Low Self-Esteem >
Teen Substance Abuse >
Teen Learning Challenges >
• Teen Social Skills Challenges >
Teen Self-Destructive Behavior >
Parent-Child Relationship Dynamics >

What Makes Me Qualified
√  Licensed Marriage and Family Counselor
√  Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology
….(Emphasis in Child Specialization Studies)
√  Masters Degree in Education
√  10+ years professional experience as a counselor for teens & their families
….with advanced training in:
• Adolescent Development
• Treatment of Diverse Clients
• Respectful Parenting Training (RIE)

Help is a just a phone call away …

verified by Psychology Today

Adolescent Therapist | Parent Coach | Teen Mentor

Providing service for: Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades, Malibu, Beverly Hills, Beverly Glen, Culver City, Brentwood, Westwood, Marina Del Rey, Mar Vista, Encino, Sherman Oaks, Topanga Beach and Topanga Canyon, Ocean Park, Hancock Park, West Hollywood.