Donna El-Armale

Marriage and Family Therapist, MA, LMFT

(323) 362-6936
11600 Washington Pl #201
Los Angeles, CA 90066

General Information

Therapist Type: Marriage and Family Therapist
Gender: Female
Year Practice Began: 2008
Avg. Cost Per Session: $100-150
Sliding Scale? Yes
Free Phone Consult? Yes
Free In-Person Consult? No
Available Evenings? Yes
Available Weekends? No
Payment Methods: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Check, Cash, PayPal
Office Hours: Call for Availability


Graduate School: Phillips Graduate Institute
License Number: CA 46390

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Insurance Accepted

  • Out of Network Provider
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • UBH / United

Treatment Specialties

  • Cognitive Behavioral
  • Eclectic
  • Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Brief


Nearby Towns: Mar Vista, Culver City, Playa Vista, Marina Del Rey, Venice,
Nearby Zip Codes: 90230, 90066, 90056

About Me

Donna El-Armale, LMFT works with individual -adults and teens and maintains a private practice in Culver City and El Segundo in Southern California.

With 10+ years experience as a marriage and family therapist, and as a graduate of Phillips Graduate Institute, Donna uses a humanistic/cognitive behavioral tools in therapy. Currently, she works with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise working with issues of grief and loss, trauma recovery and anger management. Her early training included working with adults facing a life threatening illness, court dependent children and counseled family members who have children with developmental delays and other special needs i.e. Autism.

In addition to being a therapist, Donna El-Armale provides workshops on topics of stress and anger management. Donna El-Armale is also an adjunct faculty member at Cal State University Dominguez Hills, Long Beach and Fullerton. Some of the many subjects taught are courses in behavior modification, the experience of death/dying, psychology of stress, child development and psychology of gender/women.

Donna also utilizes an interactive, solution-focused approach. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.

Client Expertise

Age: Adolescent
Sexuality: Gay
Religion: Athiest
Ethnicity: African-American
Native American
Pacific Islander

Issue Specialties

  • Adolescent
  • Depression
  • Employment
  • Ethnicity

  • Female Issues
  • Life Transitions
  • Loss or Grief
  • PTSD and Trauma
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self-Esteem / Growth
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress



Additional Information

As your therapist I help you identify and break down the barriers that are in the way of your happiness. I want to work with you, stretching your mind to see the roadblocks in life from a different viewpoint. I am here to work with you to find new ways around those roadblocks.

If you're looking for extra support and guidance through a challenging situation or you're just ready to move in a new direction in your life, I am her to help you to achieve your goals.