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Dr. Figueroa integrates several different techniques and modalities in his approach to psychotherapy, including psychoanalysis, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), and mindfulness-based therapies.

Psychoanalysis is an essential part of Dr. Figueroa's practice, as he believes it can help patients gain a deeper understanding of themselves and their relationships. He uses this approach to explore the unconscious mind and identify underlying emotional conflicts that may be driving a patient's behavior.

CBT is another important aspect of Dr. Figueroa's practice. He uses this structured and goal-oriented approach to help patients identify and challenge negative thought patterns and develop positive coping strategies. This technique is particularly useful for patients dealing with anxiety, depression, and other mood disorders.

Mindfulness-based therapies, such as mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), are also an important part of Dr. Figueroa's practice. He uses these therapies to help patients develop greater awareness and acceptance of the present moment. By cultivating mindfulness, patients can learn to observe their thoughts and emotions without judgment and develop a greater sense of calm and balance in their daily lives.

Dr. Figueroa tailors his approach to each patient's unique needs and circumstances. For example, a patient struggling with anxiety might benefit from a combination of CBT and mindfulness techniques, while a patient dealing with more complex emotional conflicts might benefit from a more psychoanalytic approach. By combining these different approaches, he strives to help patients achieve greater self-awareness, emotional regulation, and overall well-being.

Overall, Dr. Figueroa believes that therapy is a collaborative process that requires trust, empathy, and open communication between patient and therapist. By working together to identify and address underlying emotional conflicts, he helps patients achieve a greater sense of balance and fulfillment in their lives.


Tel: 310-963-7146


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