Elevate Mental Health was created to help the psychological wellbeing of others so their lives can be fulfilling and meaningful.
We strive to do this being providing a safe and comfortable environment, experienced counselors, evidence based treatment, complementary and eclectic therapy approaches.
Meet The Team
Robert Sack, PhD
Licensed Clinical Psychologist/ Owner
Dr. Sack is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist (PSY23839) who conducts individual, couples and family therapy. He also conducts a wide array of psychological assessments for the State of California, Ventura and Los Angeles Counties, attorneys, schools and businesses. Dr. Sack works with a wide variety of clients, but he specializes in working with teenagers and young adults, along with their family/support systems.
He is an interactive, reflective therapist who provides support, insight and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. He integrates complementary methods and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each person. With respect and understanding, he works with each individual to help build the strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing. The goal in therapy is to not just "fix" the current problem, but to also help you identify and work through the foundational issues.
Accepting new clients: Not at this time.
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Lara Buckley, PsyD
Registered Psychological Assistant
Dr. Buckley is a Registered Psychological Assistant (PSB94024597) under the supervision of Dr. Robert Sack. She provides individual therapy to teens, young adults, and their support systems, who are experiencing difficulties with depression, anxiety, attention, concentration, life transitions, social deficits and other concerns. Dr. Buckley is also trained in Parent-Child Interaction Therapy and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She also conducts neuropsychological, educational and general psychological assessments.
Dr. Buckley believes that therapy is a process and that this process will look differently for each individual. She is client-centered and skills oriented in her approach, frequently utilizing Cognitive Behavioral techniques (CBT) in her practice to assist those she works with in developing skills, insight, and resiliency to more effectively manage the challenges they experience.
Accepting new clients: Yes! Both in person and online.
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Carly Makie-Bennett, MSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Carly Makie-Bennett, MSW, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a Bachelors and Master’s degree in Social Work from The University of Southern California. Her emphasis is in adolescents, emerging adults, and their families. She has provided therapy for those dealing with depression, anxiety, school and family related issues, and relationship strain.
Her areas of expertise include: stress, anxiety, depression, performance mindset, and family dynamics as well as personal growth and development. She especially enjoys working with athletes. Prior to being a therapist, Carly was a division 1 athlete at USC and has trained various athletes from diverse backgrounds for over a decade.
Carly utilizes a multidimensional approach to therapy, exploring each individual’s biological, psychological, social and spiritual needs. She desires to come along side others to assist them in healing from trauma, building self-worth, improving communication in their relationships and ultimately obtaining their desired outcomes.
She does this by providing support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help build on their strengths and attain personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
Accepting new clients: Yes! Online only at this time.
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