BEING OF SERVICE TO THE SOUL OF THE WORLD
Dr. Michael R. Mollura has a Ph.D in Clinical Psychology with two Master degrees in the study of the healing components of music, performance and images. In a centrally located Beverly Hills office, Dr. Mollura offers classic psychodynamic therapy supervised by Dr. Linda K. O’Dell PSY25831. Therapy sessions are intended to help individuals who struggle with troubling thoughts and perceptions including psychosis, depression, anxiety, grief, chronic pain and related personality disorders. Dr. Mollura’s extensive experiences as a therapist and creative interventionist makes his perspective unique and complements his ability to effectively relate and serve others with a high level of authenticity, compassion and enthusiasm.
Dr. Mollura’s therapy includes a sensitive blend of mindfulness practices, traditional psychotherapy and a focus on dream interpretation using creative expression to open up the psyche for new healing perspectives to emerge.
Through a personalized treatment approach, each session manifests in accordance with the individual’s specific needs and wishes. In an allied effort, therapist and client explore those obstacles that are interfering with the ability to achieve important goals or experience the highest level of satisfaction in the major areas of one’s life including work, relationships, intimacy or a general state of mind.
Specialties include working with psychosis (schizoaffective, delusional, auditory hallucinations), depression, anxiety, chronic pain and grief.
Dr. Mollura offers as a supplement to traditional psychotherapy, a technique for dream analysis that he developed and designed himself titled DREAM MUSIC PSYCHOTHERAPY (DMP). The work has been clinically researched and includes the experience of composing original music to dream content in a collaborative environment in order to get at deeper meaningful material to access healing. For more information on this innovative new technique only offered here and never been done by any other psychologist in the world, please go to the DMP page on this site or call or email Dr. Michael Mollura for a free consultation.
I provide the following types of therapy:
- Individual Psychodynamic Therapy – Using Jungian and Self Psychology orientation
- Imaginal/Archetypal Depth Psychotherapy
- Relationship Counseling
- Sex & Love Addiction Counseling
- Couples Therapy (Psychodynamic)
- Family Therapy (Psychodynamic)
- Grief and Loss
- Chronic Pain (Including Colitis, Crohns, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and other Neuro-cognitive challenges)
- Addiction and Recovery
- Dream Disturbances
- Spiritual Crisis
- Personality Disorders
- Sex and Intimacy Issues
- Meditation and Yoga Counseling
About my Approach to Therapy:
My therapeutic work is focused on the dynamics and plasticity of the unconscious. In this sense, focus is on what is not being heard or understood with the conscious mind. With soul in mind, I am interested in dream interpretative interventions using a Carl Jung and classical Freudian orientation to mind the material. While therapy might consider how the past has shaped current modalities of discomforting thinking patterns, my approach to accessing healing also considers creative and spiritual ways of understanding why you have come to therapy at this time and how your symptoms are expressions of the deepest part of your being seeking peace of mind through a positive healthy relationship. The work is focused on the creative exploration of images that make us who we are in the world and provide direction for transformation and satisfaction.
Topics generally discussed in therapy range from issues regarding intimacy fears, creative impotence, relationship and vocational concerns as well as transpersonal events that feel alienating and scary. I consider how our moods, fears and perceptions are nothing to be ashamed of no matter how disturbing they are. With sensitivity and mindfulness I listen, reflect and create the work with you in a collaborative, spiritual, healing environment that is creative and completely confidential. Together we create a healing experience by accessing that part of you that has been forgotten and awakens that part of you who longs for healthy connection, authentic communication with trust and a new sense of well being.
My office is centrally located in a safe and welcoming part of Beverly Hills. It provides a private waiting room with separate entrance and exits to ensure total confidentiality.
For further information and questions, send e-mail to Michael@michaelmollura.com.