Professional Counseling in Pasadena, CA

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Verdant Oak Behavioral Health, Psy.D. and Ph.D.

Psychologist
Phone & Email:  Contact Verdant Oak Behavioral Health

1151 El Centro Street, Suite B, SOUTH PASADENA, CA


Verdant Oak Behavioral Health is a group of collaborating psychologists located in South Pasadena, CA. VOBH provides mental health services for your whole family, including Individual, couples' and family therapy, group therapy and psychological assessment services.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Couples Therapy
  • Adolescents And Children
  • ADHD
  • Art And Play Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Hypnotherapy

Terry Walsh Liepmann

Phone & Email:  Contact Terry Walsh

CA


  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual

Craig Clark, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Phone & Email:  Contact Craig

1800 Fair Oaks Avenue, South Pasadena, CA


Dr. Clark has served South Pasadena and surrounding areas as a psychologist since 1990, and is available six days/week to help people of all ages and cultural backgrounds, offering adult psychotherapy, marriage counseling, family counseling, and careeer counseling.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Psychologists
  • Marriage Therapist
  • Marriage Counselor
  • Career Counselor
  • Adult Psychotherapist
  • Parenting Education
  • Psychologist
  • Psychotherapists

Lauren Stevenson, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Phone & Email:  Contact Lauren

444 South Marengo Ave. , Pasadena, CA 91101


Dr. Stevenson's specialty is in integrating a comfortable therapeutic environment with scientifically proven interventions , all designed in collaboration with her clients to bring them the best possible outcomes and highest levels of success.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Psychological Testing
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • ADHD Treatment and Assessment
  • Learning Disability Evaluations
  • OCD and Panic Disorder
  • Relationship Issues
Therapy Coupon Available

Mark Baker, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist
Phone & Email:  Contact Mark

650 Sierra Madre Villa, Suite 110, Pasadena, CA 91107


I am the director of the La Vie Center with over 30 psychologists, MFT's and staff therapists with a wide range of fees and specialties, and we have been helping people since 1980. Because of our size and our experience we will have a counselor that is right for you.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Individual Psychotherapy
  • Marital Counseling
  • Child Therapy
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Christian Counseling
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Relationship Issues

Mark Reid, LMFT, CSAT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
Phone & Email:  Contact Mark

130 S. Euclid Ave, Suite 1, Pasadena, CA 91101


Sometimes life doesn’t go the way we want. Too often we find ourselves stuck in a bad place leaving us hurt, lonely, angry or depressed – just plain out of control. I will strive to help you experience growth from the pain of life and empower you to move forward,

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Couples/Marriage/Divorce
  • Dating/Pre-marital
  • Sex Addiction
  • Parenting
  • Infidelity
  • Spirituality
  • Workplace/Career
  • Trauma (EMDR)

Mary Ann Aronsohn, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Phone & Email:  Contact Mary Ann

1910 Huntington Drive, So. Pasadena, CA


Guiding people through the restructuring of life because of separation/divorce is my specialty, including co-parenting, divorce coaching, and other aspects of family law matters. We'll help you keep your dignity, stay out of court, and preserve your relationships.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Family Law Issues
  • Stepfamilies
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Divorce Coach (Collaborative)
  • Teenagers
  • Co-Parenting (Separate Houses)
  • Couples' Therapy

Wendy Davis, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Phone & Email:  Contact Wendy

Pasadena, CA 91105


Are you struggling with anxiety, depression, or your relationships? I am here to support you in a safe, non-judgmental space. We will shine a light on the thoughts, feelings, and relationship patterns which are causing you pain, and identify new solutions.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Depression
  • Anxiety/Fears
  • Trauma/Posttraumatic Stress
  • Self-Esteem/Personal Growth
  • Family Of Origin
  • Relationship Issues
  • Grief and Loss
  • Physical/Sexual Abuse
Therapy Coupon Available

Gary Brainerd, PhD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist & Marriage Therapist
Phone & Email:  Contact Gary

595 E. Colorado Blvd., Suite 405, Pasadena, CA 91101


For over forty years, Dr. Brainerd has worked with individuals, couples and families to help them understand and find relief from emotional distress and solutions for troubling and puzzling problems. He combines working on problems with enhancing the quality of life.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Relationship Therapy
  • Depression
  • Communication Training
  • Anxiety
  • Building On The Positive
  • Stess At Work And At Home

Lori Buckley, Psy.D., CST.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Certified Sex Therapist
Phone & Email:  Contact Lori

130 S Euclid Ave, Pasadena , CA


Dr. Buckley works with each individual and/or couple to determine their goals, desires and needs. Her nurturing, open, direct style helps create a warm, safe environment to discuss concerns which people often find difficult to talk about.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Marriage
  • Relationships
  • Sexual Concerns
  • Sexual Enhancement
  • Divorce
  • Infidelity

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Related Sites:
City of Pasadena
California Board of Behavioral Sciences

Therapy Pasadena California

Counseling Temple City, Arcadia, Glendale, Alhambra, Sierra Madre, Altadena, South Pasadena

With a population around 138,000 people,1 Pasadena is a well-known city in California. For one, the city hosts the Rose Bowl football game on New Year's Day, preceded by the Tournament of Roses Parade, which is fun for the whole family. Some of the other well-known facts about Pasadena include CalTech University and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, which are leading scientific and cultural institutions that design and manufacture robotics and spacecraft for NASA. Not only is Pasadena known for its science advancement, but also for its culinary arts and theatre with the Art Center College of Design, the Pasadena Playhouse, as well as the California School of Culinary Arts Pasadena. The city is located approximately 10 miles northeast of Los Angeles and is the sixth largest city in the Los Angeles area. Pasadena is considered the premier place to live within the San Gabriel Valley.

Mental Health in Pasadena

Pasadena has seen significant growth over the last twenty years. As more and more people have moved to the area, local mental health agencies have struggled to keep up with the demand for their services. As a result, many people who need counseling and related therapeutic services go without. The need for care is present for children, adults, and families, and especially so for underserved groups such as minorities and the homeless.2

The Pasadena Mental Health Service was founded in 1965, and in the years since, has helped countless thousands of Pasadena citizens with mental health issues through their many support services. Parents can take a number of parenting classes in order to brush up on their parenting skills. Children who are involved in the criminal justice system can participate in the Youth Accountability Program to get back on track. Family support services are also available. For additional information, call the Pasadena Mental Health Service at 626-798-0907.3

Current Education

Not far from Pasadena is the University of Southern California (USC). USC has a top-rated social work program that offers graduate degrees who want to practice as a clinical social worker. Students in the program gain the knowledge and skills they need to help others achieve life-enhancing change. Classroom learning is supplemented by field experiences that give students on-the-job training. Multiple areas of concentration are available, as are several dual-degree options. Online courses help those who cannot commute to continue their studies. For further information, call the USC Department of Social Work at 213-740-2013.4


References

1. United States Census Bureau. (2014). State and County Quickfacts - Pasadena, California. Retrieved from http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/06/0656000.html.
2. County of Los Angeles Department of Mental Health. (2009). Prevention and Early Intervention Plan. Retrieved from http://www.mhsoac.ca.gov/Counties/PEI/docs/PEIplans/PEI_LA_Final.pdf.
3. Pasadena Mental Health Center. (2014). Our Programs and Services. Retrieved from http://www.pmhcenter.org/Our-Services.html.
4. The University of Southern California. (2013). MSW Overview. Retrieved from http://sowkweb.usc.edu/master-social-work/msw-degree.

Welcome to our network of mental health practitioners and therapists in Pasadena. Our greatest desire at Theravive is that you would find the right qualified help.  Our professionals offer many forms of therapy such as overcoming depression, life coaching, anger management, and marriage counseling. Counselors in Pasadena and credentialed psychotherapists are ready to help.

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