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Dr. Carol Francis, Psy.D., MFT, CHypT,

Clinical Psychologist, Marriage, Family & Child, Hypnosis
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Off Hawthorne Blvd Near Pavilions Center, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275


Waste no moments of life, relationships, career, health or family. Need help or want an improved quality of life-START NOW. Counseling, deep therapy, life-coaching, hypnotherapy, NLP, EFT, CBT & other helpful tools can move you forward now. 310-543-1824

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Couples & Marriage Counseling
  • Adult Issues & Careers Help
  • Children & Teen Therapy
  • Hypnosis-Depth, Stop Smoking
  • Depression, Anxiety, Stress
  • Anger, Frustration, Irritable
  • Divorce, Bereavement, Loss
  • Traumas-Abuse & Life Events
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City Of Rancho Palos Verdes
California Board of Behavioral Sciences

Therapy Rancho Palos Verdes California

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California is the apex when it comes to being a great place to raise a family. This beautiful community, with exquisite views of the Pacific Ocean throughout, not only affords families all of the fun in the sun they can handle, but also has some of the best schools in California. The Palos Verdes Peninusula United School District consistently ranks amongst the highest in the entire nation. Your children's education will be in good hands all the way through graduation, and if they choose to stay in the area, they can even attend Marymount California University, right in Rancho Palos Verdes.1 When you live in Rancho Palos Verdes, your family will enjoy all of the perks of living in the Greater Los Angeles area, while living in a low crime, family friendly atmosphere. And when the family isn't working or at school, this is one area that will not disappoint. In addition to all of the great beaches in the area, there are tons of family friendly attractions to keep a smile on everyone's face.

Mental Health in Rancho Palos Verdes

Residents of Los Angeles County, including those in the city of Rancho Palos Verdes, belong to a number of cultural and ethnic groups. This diversity lends itself to a community that is vibrant and unique. However, minority populations are vastly underserved when it comes to mental health care. Additionally, with over 200 languages spoken in households in the county, there is a great need for counseling services that are culturally competent and offered in multiple languages.2

Mental Health America (MHA) Los Angeles is non-profit organization that seeks to improve the status and functioning of those impacted by mental illness in the greater Los Angeles area. MHA provides many mental health services to young adults and adults alike. MHA offers programs that adhere to a recovery model to mental illness that instills hope, empowerment and self-responsibility in each individual. MHA also has a community focus, with a significant amount of time spent out in the community providing services to the mentally ill. For more information about MHA's programs and services, call 888-242-2522, extension 225.3

Current Education

People who have an interest in becoming a counselor have a plethora of graduate programs available in the Rancho Palos Verdes area from which to choose. Mount St. Mary's College offers a graduate degree in counseling psychology that includes both classroom coursework and field experiences. Students in the program are prepared for practice in California as a licensed marriage and family therapist. Other specializations are also available, including a Spanish-speaking certificate for those who intend to serve in Spanish-speaking communities. Additional information about the program is available by calling 213-477-2654.4


References

1. Marymount California University. (2014). Home - Marymount California University. Retrieved from http://www.marymountcalifornia.edu/.
2. Los Angeles County. (2008). Key Indicators of Mental Health. Retrieved from http://file.lacounty.gov/dmh/cms1_159059.pdf.
3. Mental Health America Los Angeles. (2008). MHA Village. Retrieved from http://www.mhala.org/mha-village.htm.
4. Mount Saint Mary's College of Los Angeles. (2014). Master of Science in Counseling Psychology. Retrieved from http://www.msmc.la.edu/graduate-programs/counseling-psychology.asp.

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