Zack Borer is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (License #110316) living in Los Angeles, CA.
Zack believes that change is always possible and that we each have the ability to work towards a life that is meaningful and in line with our truest self. He approaches his work with empathy, support, and assertiveness, incorporating multiple therapeutic models into his unique style.
Zack received his Masters in Systemic Family Therapy at Nova Southeastern University and is a certified Neuro-Linguistic Life Coach.
Zack has worked in a variety of clinical settings including inpatient and outpatient addiction treatment centers, community mental health clinics, and private practice.
Zack sees clients in Santa Monica and West Hollywood. He works with individuals, couples and families.
Psychotherapy -- also called "talk therapy" -- is a process in which psychological problems are treated through communication and the professional relationship between an individual and a trained mental health professional. Zack's approach to psychotherapy is systemic in nature, always taking into account the ways in which all aspects of a person’s life are interconnected - if one element is unbalanced, than other aspects will inevitably be impacted as well. The goal of psychotherapy is to uncover, discuss and resolve the various parts of one's life that are hindering their ability to thrive. Zack's psychotherapy sessions are 50 minutes and take place in his office.
Coaching is a therapeutic alliance between coach and client that focuses on skill building and the accomplishment of both short and long term goals. It differs from psychotherapy in that it is more task oriented and direct in nature. Coaching is great for those who have a desire to change a specific aspect of their life such as shifting careers or living a healthier lifestyle. Coaching sessions are 1 hour and can take place in any location.
Case Management involves the coordination of care with a client and their family for various life issues including: mental health disorders, eating disorders, and addiction issues. Zack has extensive experience working in collaboration with individuals, families, medical providers, and trusted referrals to design treatment plans that are beneficial to individuals and their family members.
Zack specializes in the unique needs of those in the music and entertainment industries.
After 10 years working in the music industry, Zack entered the mental health field out of a desire to help musicians and artists of all kinds as they grapple with the unique struggles that come with being a creative individual in a challenging and complex business. His work is centered on providing support for both artists and their teams, including agents, managers and executives.
Music Professionals Support Group
Together with MusiCares, Zack facilitates a weekly open process group for music professionals. The group provides a safe space for individuals who make their living in music and helps to build community, find commonality and process through personal challenges unique to a life in the music business. The group is free and requires an RSVP.
Contact Zack for more information.
*This group is not a substitute for psychotherapy and is intended to be educational and supportive. No therapist/client relationship is applied and should not be considered as formal therapy.