Yashica Budde, MA, LMFT Yashica Budde, is a Southern California licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT), that was inspired when she found the emerging arena of “Rage Rooms”. She had a revolutionary idea to create a healthy outlet where people could go to express themselves without judgment and very few regulations. Smash Rx was built as the perfect environment for people to channel their energy and take out their frustration – without the worry of consequences. She is literally breaking down barriers and misconceptions surrounding mental health with Destruction Therapy.
Yashica’s goal is to make Destruction Therapy one of the seven clinically approved alternative interventions to talk therapy. Yashica says we have yoga, sun therapy, and even nature therapy. It is time for the clinical community to embrace the holistic benefits of Destruction Therapy.
Yashica completed her Bachelor’s (BA) in Business Management and Master’s Degree (MA) in Psychology with an emphasize on Marriage and Family therapy from Phillips Graduate Institute.
Yashica brings 11 years of clinical knowledge and utilizes a holistic approach to enlighten and educating clients about how mind, spirit and body are interconnected. Her theory is that when people have hope and can learn to challenge and replace irrational thoughts, beliefs, and attitudes, people are free to experience change. Her goal is to meet her clients personal experience with empathy and to support them in their journey toward wholeness.
Yashica has worked in a variety of therapeutic settings including; mental health services focusing on adults, geriatrics and children/adolescents with severe mental health issues. She has worked for many years in the under-served, high needs areas of South-Central Los Angeles.
Yashica has always sought to meets the needs of the communities in which she works in and has been inspired to create the following evidence- based curriculums:
- An ADHD School based curriculum for boys ages 6-10 years old.
- Intensive Outpatient Program curriculum for adults dealing with workplace stress.
- Anti-bullying Program.
- A social skills curriculum for high functioning adult living with Autism.
Yashica is invested in an approach emphasizing a more integrative, dynamic, and holistic approach to mental health. She is particularly concerned with the impact of loss and trauma and improving intervention to support trauma recovery for better emotional, physical and relationship health.
Yashica is currently accepting new patients.