About Dr. Danika Zivot



Danika has earned a doctorate degree specializing in behavioral health and is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice located in West Hollywood.  Dr. Zivot has helped hundreds of patients who have struggled with issues such as chronic stress, depression, anxiety, destructive behaviors, etc. and has successfully guided clients to experience healthier relationships with themselves and with others.  

Danika was trained to use evidence-based treatment strategies that promotes overall health and well-being.  Dr. Zivot knows that health is impacted by multiple interconnected dimensions including physical, mental, and spiritual well-being. She is also passionate about living a healthy lifestyle through healthy eating, regular exercise, and meditation.

Clinical Experience


  • Cedars Sinai Medical Group helping primary care medical doctor's Chris Fitzgerald and Colleen Ryan to spearhead a program integrating patients' physical and mental health treatment. Dr. Zivot facilitated solution focused behavior change interventions with hundreds of patients who needed help with smoking cessation, nutrition, physical activity, stress management, and sleep. 

Group Experience


Conducted and assisted with therapeutic groups in a variety of disciplines:

  • multifamily
  • adolescent
  • parenting
  • relapse prevention
  • anger management
  • psychodrama
  • meditation
  • spirituality

Family Service of Burbank worked in the Burbank Unified School District treating numerous adolescents dealing with issues such as anxiety, depression, defiance, substance abuse, trauma, concentration, etc.

Insight Treatment Programs worked with adolescents and their families who are struggling with drug and alcohol abuse, depression, family issues, behavioral issues, and self-harming behaviors.

Rates & Insurance



$200 per 60 minute session

Services may or may not be covered in full or in part by your health insurance or employee benefit plan. Danika
does not work directly with any insurance companies, but can provide you with relevant mental health service information that you may submit to your insurance company. Danika cannot guarantee that her services will be covered by your insurance plan.  Prospective and current clients must check your coverage carefully by asking the following questions:

  • Do I have mental health insurance benefits?
  • What is my deductible and has it been met?
  • How many sessions per year does my health insurance cover?
  • What is the coverage amount per therapy session for an out-of network therapist?

Cancellation Policy
If you do not show up for your scheduled therapy appointment, and you have not notified me at least 24 hours in advance, you will be required to pay the full cost of the session.

Business Experience


Danika has earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) which focused on organizational management and entrepreneurship. 

Many important elements contributing to the underlying success of a business are also important contributing factors for the success of an individual. If applicable, Danika focuses on implementing effective organizational topics and theories into her client’s treatment approach such as: 

  • emotional intelligence
  • leadership
  • social responsibility
  • spirituality in the workplace

Professional Memberships


California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT). Danika’s psychotherapy services are approved by Psychology Today and Goodtherapy.org 
Danika is also a past affiliate member 
Institute of Coaching Professional Association (ICPA) at McLean Hospital, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School.