Milka Lara-Rincon (She/Her/Hers)

Accepting Clients

If you'd like to schedule a free consultation, please call/email me with a request. I look forward to helping you create a fulfilling life!

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Bakersfield, CA

  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Contact
  • Individual
  • Family
  • Adolescent/Teen
  • Group

About My Clients

If you are plagued by intrusive thoughts-such as fears of harming others, being contaminated, developing an illness, or things not being a certain way-it is not uncommon to also feel extreme distress and anxiety. You may also find yourself engaging in compulsive behaviors, like reassurance-seeking, repetitive checking, or avoidance, to reduce the anxiety you feel. These behaviors, while giving you temporary relief, keep you on the hamster wheel and overtime worsen your symptoms.

My Background and Approach

I have been trained by leading experts in the treatment of OCD and OC-Spectrum Disorders, including Specific Phobias, Panic Disorder, Social Anxiety , Health Anxiety, and Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors. I utilize Exposure and Response Prevention, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Committment Therapy, and Mindfulness-Based Therapy to teach you the skills necessary to expose yourself to your fears in a safe and gradual way. You will learn to identify and challenge faulty thinking patterns that commonly occur with these conditions. You will also learn to adjust your perspectives to the thoughts, feelings, and physical sensations you experience. OCD is a highly misunderstood condition that can leave you feeling frustrated, exhausted, and isolated. You deserve to break free from the grip of the OCD cycle!

My Personal Beliefs and Interests

In addition to OCD and OC-Spectrum Disorders, I have a special interest in working with multi-racial and LGBTQ+ communities. Finding effective treatment for OCD can be difficult for many individuals. For members of the LGBTQ+ community and people of color, this can be even more difficult given the unique challenges they face, and this treatment gap can have harmful consequences. I strive to help you integrate all aspects of who you are into a healthy whole.

Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Out of Network
I offer online counseling in the following states:

At A Glance

  • Experience: 7 years of practice
  • Languages: EspaƱol
  • Rate: $100 - 100/session

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