Charlotte Smith is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist specializing in individual, couples, family & group psychotherapy. She has maintained a private practice in Livermore, CA since 1991 and has been in private practice since 1983. With over 33 years experience as a clinician, and a graduate of Antioch University with a degree in Clinical Psychology, she is currently working in private practice. Among her areas of expertise, she is skilled at working with all sorts of addictive disorders, including alcohol, drugs, sex, gambling, food & more; codependency; bi-polar disorder; depression; anxiety; teens & issues related to them, parenting and more. She has 2 groups a week for adults who come from dysfunctional families (ACAs & others), helping them heal from this and develop healthier, more functional relationships through this work. In addition, Charlotte has presented at conferences and to general audiences on topics ranging from parenting, alcoholism, addictions, codependenc y, depression and improving life through improving one s mental health. Charlotte is a practical, interactive, solution-focused therapist. Her treatment approach provides support and practical feedback to help clients resolve current problems and long-standing patterns.
She incorporates a blend of conventional and alternative approaches, drawing upon a variety of styles and techniques to incorporate what will be most helpful for each client. With sensitivity and compassion, she works with each client to help them build on their strengths to identify and achieve life goals.