Dr Claire Vines PsyD

Psychotherapist, Psy.D., DAPA

(310) 578-6703
4333 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, CA 90292

General Information

Therapist Type: Psychotherapist
Gender: Female
Year Practice Began: 2000
Avg. Cost Per Session: $200-250
Sliding Scale? Yes
Free Phone Consult? Yes
Available Evenings? Yes
Available Weekends? Yes
Payment Methods: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Check, Cash


Graduate School: Ryokan University of Psychology
License Number: #49270

Insurance Accepted

  • Out of Network Provider
  • Behavioral Health Systems
  • Multiplan

Treatment Specialties

  • Eclectic
  • Family / Marital Therapy
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Brief


Nearby Towns: Venice
Playa del Rey
Santa Monica
Manhattan Beach
Nearby Zip Codes: 90292

About Me

I will work with you individualy or as Marriage and Family and Couples Counselor. I maintain a private practice in Marina del Rey, Playa del Rey.
Through the integration of theory and practice and a sensitivity to multicultural diversity, I will assist you with regulating your emotions, reduce distress and symptoms of depression related to the reflections of traumatic experience.
My concentration is devoted to the individual, or the couple.
When I work with children, I focus on visual expression, often applying Art or journaling, to facilitate self-expression, thoughts and feelings.
When I work with the family, my approach is often related to the quality of parenting and secure attachment to the child.
My concentration in relationship counseling is directed at improving and maximizing positive listening skills.

Client Expertise

Age: Adolescent
Sexuality: Bi-Sexual
Religion: Christian
Ethnicity: African-American

Issue Specialties

  • Relationship Issues
  • Divorce
  • Depression
  • Stress

  • Addictions / Substance Abuse
  • ADHD
  • Adolescent
  • Anxiety or Fears
  • Codependency
  • Couples Counseling
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Family
  • Life Transitions


  • Professional Licenses, Certifications, Memberships:
    Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS)
    Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
    California Institute of Mental Health (CiMH)
    Los Angeles County Psychological Association (LACPA)
    Evidence Based Practices (EBP)
    Managing & Adapting Practice (MAP)
    California Marriage Family Therapist (CAMFT)


  • Emotional Measures of Feelings (2010)
    Youth Screening Questionnaire
    Traumatic Symptoms (2010)
    “Mirrors of the Mind” Psychotherapist as Artist. LACPA


  • VDM
    Children and Family Services
    Achievement Award (2002-2007)
    Ramona Elementary School
    Marina del Rey Highest Marriage Therapist Achievement Award 2014

Additional Information

Psychological Services:
Doctor of Psychology
Trauma Therapist
Forensic Consultation/ Assessment/ Evaluation
Marriage & Family
Couples Counseling
Individual psychotherapy