Annie Forisha Thiel, PhD, MFT, Psychologist in Pacific Palisades
I am a seasoned Clinical Psychologist with dual licenses: Psychologist & Marriage Family Therapist. I have been in practice 31 years in the Malibu, Pacific Palisades, Santa Monica and Marina del Rey areas. I am also the author of many children's books. My specialities are Reunification Therapy, working with families, couples, children and adolescents. I am warm and interactive in my approach. I have an extensive educational and training background. I also specialize in meaningful Marathon Family Therapy for couples and families teaching them to communicate effectively in their relationship system.
My orientation is primarily psychodynamic and family systems therapy. I integrate cognitive behavioral techniques when needed. My focus is goal oriented. I am sensitive to the needs of my patients while maintaining the highest professional standards.
Call or email Dr Annie Thiel for a free phone consultation now: 310 457 7606. Please check my website at
Call or Email Annie Forisha Thiel for a free phone consultation now - (310) 457-7606


  • Years in Practice: 30+ Years
  • School: University of Southern California
  • Year Graduated: 1983
  • License No. and State: PSY11416 California


  • Avg Cost (per session): $150 - $350
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Out of Network

Additional Credentials

  • License No. and State: MQ9044 California


  • Divorce
  • Parenting
  • Family Conflict


  • Anxiety
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Coping Skills
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Relationship Issues
  • Reunification Therapy
  • School Issues

Client Focus


  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Gestalt
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Last Modified: 15 May 2017
Annie Forisha Thiel, PhD, MFT, Psychologist in Pacific Palisades

Annie Forisha Thiel

Psychologist, PhD, MFT