Based in West Hollywood, Pacific Psychotherapy Associates specializes in entertainment industry pressures that cause stress and anxiety, a common result from a highly charged industry. Whether you are a member of the Screen Actors’, Directors’ or Writers’ Guilds or have just started out your career and are trying to navigate your way through Hollywood, feeling anxious and depressed can be common. Entertainment industry stressors affect thousands of people each year and estimates show 479,000 people are employed in this industry as of 2018. High anxiety symptoms and work stress are prevalent in the arts and entertainment field causing debilitating illnesses and consequences, which may halt many careers before they take off.
As talk therapists with experience in the entertainment industry, we help movie, television and music professionals face their fears and anxieties. Whatever your mental health needs, we are here for you. Suffering from Impostor Syndrome? Dealing with performance anxiety or depression? Wanting to overcome your writer’s block? Do you worry about when your next gig will come? Do you ruminate on how to make a living in the entertainment industry? Our therapists work with members of the Writers’, Directors’ and Screen Actors’ Guild regularly and can work with you to overcome your fears to help you land your next job, performance or script.