Don ( "Dr Don" ) Etkes

Marriage and Family Therapist, Ph.D., MFT
 therapist: Don ( "Dr Don" ) Etkes,
In-Person in Claremont, CA 91711
In-Person in Los Angeles, CA 90024
Online in California
VIDEO & PHONE $65+ SLIDING FEE. Over 30 years of experience helping thousands of people. Evening, weekend and day sessions for you. "I'd like to help you to discover new ways to cope with relationships, anxiety, sex, depression, ADD, addiction, self-esteem, success and more. I want to empower you to be your own therapist. I'll share with you life insights that can help you discover your inner resources for happiness."

Client Focus

Session Format: Couple, Family, Individual sessions.
Age Specialty: Adolescent, Adult, Elder
Demographic Expertise: Men, Women clients.
Languages: English

Treatment Approach

  • Behavioral
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Family Systems
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Person-Centered
  • Self Psychology
Approach Description: Over 30 years of experience helping thousand of people. I'm trained in a wide variety of therapeutic approaches to customize the therapy according to your needs. Coaching, life insights, hypnotherapy, behavioral intervention and other techniques to help you embrace the life you want.

Education & Credentials

Don ( "Dr Don" ) Etkes Ph.D., MFT
  • Male
  • License # MFC 22173
  • Licensed in California
  • Practicing Since 1987
Education: Donald Etkes, Ph.D. (known as "Dr Don") is a UCLA trained certified sex therapist, licensed marriage and family therapist, author of Loving With Passion and has a Ph.D. in psychology.


  • Average Session Fee $65+ SLIDING FEE.
  • Affordable sliding scale therapy: apply if you may be eligible.
  • $65+ I will work out a fair affordable sliding fee for you.
  • Accepts Insurance

Don ( "Dr Don" ) Etkes Practice Details

Therapy Sessions
  • Available In-Person in Claremont, CA 91711 and Los Angeles, CA 90024
  • Available Online for residents of California
  • Online Therapy Details: VIDEO & PHONE $65+ SLIDING FEE.
Don ( "Dr Don" ) Etkes Practice Description
"I offer you warm caring nonjudgmental counseling, giving you new ways to improve the quality of your life. I'm glad to help you." Dr. Don is author of "Loving With Passion", holds a Ph.D. in psychology and is a success coach, hypnotherapist, UCLA-trained certified sex therapist, professional speaker, licensed marriage and family therapist in private practice for over 30 years. He had a past TV show ("Love U.") and is an internationally recognized expert with numerous appearances on both television and radio. He has been written about everywhere from Cosmopolitan to the Washington Post. "Please contact me now to explore new ways that could help you get the life you want."

Practice Overview

414 Yale Avenue
1314 Westwood Boulevard
Available both in-person and online
37 Years Experience
Couple, Family, Individual

Driving Directions

Near the center of Old Town Claremont on the corner of 4th Street diagonally across from Bank of America.

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