Dr. Gloria Avrech
I have a full-time private practice in Pasadena, California and serve people of all ages. With many years of
professional experience I work in the following modalities:
  • Individual
  • Couples
  • Conjoint (for example, Parent/Child)
  • Family
  • Supervision
  • Consultation

I have expertise in helping people with a range of problems including depression, anxiety, grief and
bereavement issues, relationship problems, work problems, men's and women's issues, physical, sexual
and emotional abuse, characterological and developmental issues, family and school behavioral problems.

Although I am a Jungian Analyst and Psychotherapist, I am practical in my clinical work and will employ
whatever theory and techniques are necessary to assist patients in healing as effectively and quickly as

I have particular skills in dream interpretation and the employment of sandplay as a technique.

Also, I am the Director of the Hilde Kirsch Children's Center at the C.G. Jung Institute of Los Angeles.  I have
lectured statewide as well as nationally and several of my articles have been published in professional


C.G. Jung Institute of Los Angeles, California (1988-1998), Certified Jungian Analyst

The Sanville Institute - formerly California Institute for Clinical Social Work (1981-1987), Ph.D.

University of Maryland School of Social Work, Baltimore, Maryland, (1967-1969), M.S.W.

University of California, Berkeley, California (1962-1966), B.A.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker #5016
Board Certified Diplomat in Clinical Social Work #000575
Academy of Certified Social Workers, NASW #88105428
Dr. Gloria Avrech
Licensed Clinical Social Worker #5016
960 E. Green Street, Suite 114
Pasadena, California 91106
E-mail Dr. Avrech @ SpiritGlo44@sbcglobal.net
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