Serving adults, children, adolescents & families with compassion and exceptional expertise.


About Golden Hour Therapy

Welcome to our downtown Los Angeles psychology and therapy practice!  We are a group of clinical psychologists providing evidence-based treatments to children, families, and adults of all ages.  We apply the scientist-practitioner model—we provide clinical services using a foundation of scientific research knowledge and expertise.  We work with doctoral students at University of Southern California, where Dr. Chang serves as an adjunct faculty member. 

With our backgrounds in psychological science, we strongly believe in the power of compassion and a genuine, caring approach.  We strive to make your therapy experience comfortable, engaging, and, most of all, effective for you.

Golden Hour Therapy’s services for toddlers, children, teens, and families include Autism & Aspergers Evaluation & Intervention, ADHD Diagnosis, Social Skills Help, Teen Therapy, Child Therapy, Behavioral Intervention & Mindfulness for Kids. Read more about the wide range of child, adolescent & family services provided at Golden Hour.

For adults of all ages, our highly skilled clinicians offer evidence-based treatments, including treatment for Depression, Anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Phobias, Anxiety Disorder, Social Anxiety, Insomnia, & Low Self-Esteem.

Book a free phone consultation to determine which clinician would be the best fit for you. Dr. Chang works with children, adolescents, and adults; Dr. Adams works with children and families; and Dr. Gustafson works with adults of all ages. 

Three psychologists offering highly specialized care and expertise.

Dr. Chandler Chang: Anxiety & Depression in Young Adulthood, CBT, Stress & Worry, Leadership & Positive Psychology, OCD, Specific Phobias, Virtual Reality Treatment

Dr. Hilary Adams: Children, Young Adults & Families, Autism Spectrum, Asperger's Syndrome, ADHD, Behavioral Concerns, Anxiety, OCD, Early Life Diagnosis, Social Skills

Dr. Carissa Gustafson: Acceptance & Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, OCD, Anxiety, Depression, Trauma & PTSD, Perfectionism, Low Self-Esteem

Science-Based Care

Our clinical services are founded on scientific research knowledge & expertise, We offer evidence-based treatment, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, ACT & Mindfulness, to children, families, parents & adults of all ages.

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Children & Adolescents

Dr. Chang & Dr. Adams offer specific expertise in working with children & adolescents. We provide diagnosis, treatment & support with autism spectrum disorder issues, behavioral concerns, and issues affecting children & teens.

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Anxiety & Depression

We are experts in working with college-aged students and young professionals, a population with rising rates of anxiety and depression and stress complicated by social media, academic demands, and decisions typically faced in this phase of life.

Meet our clinicians.

Meet Our Team

Carissa Gustafson, Psy.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Carissa Gustafson, Psy.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Hilary Adams, Ph.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist & Clinical Child Psychologist

Hilary Adams, Ph.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist & Clinical Child Psychologist

Chandler S. Chang, Ph.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist & Founder

Chandler S. Chang, Ph.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist & Founder

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Would you like to speak to us? 323-445-8080