janet personally trained with john gray, the author of men are from mars, women are from venus.
she led groups based on his work for over 10 years.
WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING
Janet Lee Whitney, MA, LMFT has been a licensed psychotherapist, since 1982. As a Coach, Therapist, Author and Speaker she works out of her main office in Newport Beach in Orange County California.
She is the author of the book and program entitled Facing Your Fears: Following Your Dreams and Finding Success.
Janet expanded the book into a training manual to prepare other therapists to lead their own Facing Your Fears groups with.
ANXIETY & Stress
Anxiety is a feeling of fear, dread, and uneasiness. It might cause you to sweat, feel restless and tense, and have a rapid heartbeat. It can be a normal reaction to stress.
Fear & Panic
Panic is a sudden sensation of fear, which is so strong as to dominate or prevent reason and logical thinking, replacing it with overwhelming feelings of anxiety and frantic agitation consistent with an animalistic fight-or-flight reaction.
depression & Grief
Depression (major depressive disorder) is a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think and how you act. Fortunately, it is also treatable.
PTSD & Trauma
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric disorder that may occur in people who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event such as a natural disaster, a serious accident, a terrorist act, war/combat, or rape or who have been threatened with death, sexual violence or serious injury.
Love is one of the most profound emotions known to human beings. There are many kinds of love, but many people seek its expression in a romantic relationship with a compatible partner (or partners).
Being a mother or father is a balance of taking care of your kids and letting them grow up and learn from their mistakes.
midlife crisis & Feeling Stuck
Suddenly, you're questioning everything you've devoted to for years or decades, and all of your carefully-laid life plans don't seem to make sense anymore.
addiction & recovery
Eating disorders, Sexual Addiction, Substance Abuse... Addiction is a biopsychosocial disorder characterized by compulsive engagement in rewarding stimuli despite adverse consequences.
JANET'S solutions & methods
meditation & relaxation
Meditation is considered a type of mind-body complementary medicine. Meditation can produce a deep state of relaxation and a tranquil mind.
Positive psychology aims to bring a person's attention, expectation, and memory away from the negative. It focuses on the positive in an attempt to achieve a balanced perspective.
Opening yourself up to a spiritual life can help you lead a happier and more peaceful life. It can add meaning to your life and make you feel more connected to the world and other people.
cultivating natural gifts & talents
Reflecting on your skills, talents, competencies, and personal characteristics is a great place to start in helping you to discover yourself and improve your life.
developing & implementing goals
When you set goals, you take control of your life’s (or your work’s) direction. Goals provide you with focus. The decisions you make and actions you take should bring you closer to achieving those goals.
Communication is important because it fosters trust and connection. In order to have an open, honest, and vulnerable relationships, we must be able to freely communicate in a healthy manner.
PEOPLE RECOMMEND JANET
Dr. Sanjay Vaswani, MD
-Director of Behavioral Health
-Associate Clinical Professor
I have known Janet Whitney for over a decade and have shared patients with her.
While patients have spoken very highly of her, I have been equally impressed by her commitment to quality care and appreciated the collaboration and positive outcomes for our patients.
She is a competent clinician who dedicated to improving lives of people while striving to help eradicate stigma of mental health.