Helen Yum, LCSW


I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, credentialed in the states of California and Hawaii to diagnose, create treatment plans, and practice psychotherapy.


Helen Yum, LCSW

I specialize in helping individuals overwhelmed with depression and anxiety disorders find a path out of feeling stuck. I work from a culturally sensitive, strengths-based perspective and offer support and guidance in a safe, nonjudgmental atmosphere. My treatment approach utilizes cognitive behavioral and psychodynamic techniques to address a variety of problems including depression, interpersonal conflicts, difficulty with intimacy and relatedness, self-destructive or self-sabotaging behaviors, repeating painful life problems with little sense of control, life adjustments and transitions, grief and loss, and anxiety disorders, including post-traumatic stress, social phobia, and generalized anxiety. I believe in a collaborative, open, results-oriented approach to therapy in which my clients and I work together to develop insight and solve problems.

I earned a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Columbia University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Welfare from the University of California, Berkeley. I have specialized training and experience treating Post Traumatic Stress in military veterans and have additional experience with survivors of sexual abuse.

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Helen Yum, LCSW

Helen is an amazing therapist; I literally cannot say enough about how much I have benefited from seeing her.

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Practice Location(s)

6200 Wilshire Blvd Suite 1010 Los Angeles CA 90048

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5012 Chesebro Road

Suite 200



490 Post St

Suites 939, 1043 & 1100



8641 Wilshire Blvd

Suite 220



1050 Northgate Dr

Suites 550 & 570



533 Airport Blvd

Suite 453



2428 Santa Monica Blvd

Suite 208



1127 Wilshire Blvd

Suite 202



2970 Camino Diablo

Suites 100 & 300



8950 Villa La Jolla Drive

Suite A109



6200 Wilshire Blvd

Suites 801, 1010 & 1410



100 Howe Ave

Suite 220N



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