Samara Fabrick


Samara is a therapist for people who are ready to change their lives. Her warmth, intellect and directive style have proven effective in helping individuals and couples grow, change and thrive.

She approaches therapy with precision, energy and expertise; she has a strong passion for life that she brings to the work, and many clients find this passion contagious. Samara shows people how to create a life by design and live brilliantly on all levels.

In the therapy room, Samara is active and responsive. Her approach to therapy gives people the tools they need to identify specific objectives and start making concrete changes day-to-day. By using therapy as a “springboard,” clients are able to achieve goals in timely and powerful ways. Samara emphasizes that personal responsibility for improving one’s own life is key to creating successful outcomes.

In addition to being an experienced psychotherapist, Samara is a sought-after speaker and lecturer. For many years, Samara taught the premarital course “Making Marriage Work” at the American Jewish University in Los Angeles. Samara applies this expertise to her extensive work with relationships and marriage in her private practice.

Samara is a California-certified Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She received her professional training at Columbia University’s School of Social Work where she graduated with a Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW).

Since her return to California, Samara has done years of intensive clinical work with adults and adolescents in a variety of settings, including serving as the clinical director of Covenant House, an international organization providing housing and other services to homeless youth. A media veteran, Samara has been featured on WebTV, KWFB Los Angeles Radio, LA Moms, Variety Magazine, and MSN among others.

Samara in the News

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On Valentine's Day


On Long Term Relationships


On Therapy and EMDR

Samara offers highly-specialized, action-oriented coaching for individuals and small businesses who are focused on making transformative changes. Coaching is provided either in-person or remotely through video conferencing.

A long-time resident of Los Angeles, Samara has been happily married for twenty-four years and she is the proud mother of two terrific boys.

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Rosette Schapira


Rosette Schapira is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with a Masters degree in Educational Psychology and an emphasis on counseling.

Rosette’s expertise encompasses family therapy, couples and individual counseling, and play therapy with children.  Bi-lingual in Hebrew, Rosette has been trained in conflict mediation and has taught conflict resolution skills to school age children

Cat Meyer

Dr. Cat Meyer, PsyD, LMFT is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, sex therapist, yoga instructor, meditation guide, and reiki practitioner dedicated to evolving the relationship we have surrounding sexuality and our bodies. 


Dr. Cat received her doctorate degree in Marriage and Family therapy at Alliant International University where she also completed research regarding negotiation of sex rules in marriages in which one partner identified with BDSM. In 2007 she received her Yoga Alliance Certification for instructing yoga and has been teaching ever since. She also holds a teaching certification for Shaktipat meditation from the Self-Awareness Institute and certification with level three reiki energy work. As a result, Dr. Cat approaches her work with couples and individuals from a holistic viewpoint, recognizing the strong link between mind, body, and spirit.

Dr. Cat has a private practice in Los Angeles and leads transformational retreats and workshops designed to help people create deeply fulfilling, prosperous relational and sexual lives.

Laura Abrams


Laura is a Professor of Social Welfare at UCLA and a therapy intern with Samara Fabrick & Associates


She specializes in adolescent development, sexuality and gender issues, and risky behavior. She has an active research program at UCLA and consults with several non-profit organizations concerning interventions for high risk teens and young adults