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Last updated: 8/28/2018
Machel Augustus Best
Diplomate and Certified CBT Therapist
Professional Information
Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services
14616 Eastwood Ave.
#4
Lawndale
California
90260  United States
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510 2894113 (Phone)
  Adolescents, Adults, Older Adults
  Addictions, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Career Counseling, Depression, Eating Disorders, Medical Problems, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Panic Attacks, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Productivity, Psychosis, Relationship Issues, Schizophrenia, Sexual Concerns, Skin picking, Sleep Disorders/Insomnia, Stress Management, Trauma
  Addictions, Adult ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Career Counseling, Depression, Eating Disorders, Grief, Medical Problems, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Panic Attacks, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Productivity, Psychosis, Relationship Issues, Schizophrenia, Sexual Concerns, Skin picking, Sleep Disorders/Insomnia, Stress Management, Substance Abuse, Trauma
  Couples, Family, Group, Individuals
  LCSW Machel Best is a licensed clinical social worker with over almost 10 years in the social services field, where he has provided counseling, psychotherapy and case management, amongst other services. Machel has experience working with various age groups from children, transitional aged youth (16-24), adults, to older adults. His areas of specialty include Cognitive Reframing, Dialectical Interventions, treating complex traumas, and working with populations with acute symptoms using wrap around services.

Machel Best is trained in a variety of modalities including but not limited to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), Seeking Safety, and Motivational Interviewing.

Working with inner-city populations is one of Machel Best’s passion, having great experience servicing those in the Los Angeles and Bay Area communities.

Machel Best earned his Masters of Social Work (MSW) from California State University, Dominguez Hills, which emphasizes Critical Race Theory, Intersectionality, and servicing marginalized communities from a perspective of cultural competence. Previously, he earned his Bachelors in Urban Studies (With an Emphasis in Public Administration) from San Diego State University.
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  California State University
  81086 - California
  LCSW
  Social Work
  Yes
  No
  Certified CBT & IPT Therapist
Additional Information
  US or Canada Based