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Dr. Carol Francis, Psy.D., MFT, CHypT,
Clinical Psychologist, Marriage, Family & Child, Hypnosis
Location Near Therapist: Redondo Beach, CA
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|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|
36 years counseling couples & marriages using many effective tools which actively improve communication, intimacy, sexual satisfaction, problem-solving skills, team work attitudes, friendship-building, male-female differences or conflicts, return to love & enjoyment.
City Of Redondo Beach
California Board of Behavioral Sciences
Therapy Redondo Beach California
Counseling Pacific Colony, Pacific South Bay, West Torrance, North Torrance, Delthome, Torrance Promenade, Clifton, Seaside, Windsong
Redondo Beach, California offers an ocean's worth of fun activities for families with children of all ages. First of all, there's the fabulous beach. You can take the kids all year round to enjoy the many beach activities. From swimming and playing with beach balls to volleyball to surfing, you'll have all the Pacific Ocean fun you can handle here. And when it's time to get back to dry land, you'll find plenty to do on shore. For example, you could take the kids to the SEA Lab, featuring interactive aquarium and marine animal exhibits.1 Children of all ages will be thrilled with the variety of Southern California marine wildlife. Or, take the kids for a hike through the beautifully wooded Wilderness Park. It's not far from the city, but provides the feeling of being in the great outdoors, with lots of room for your little ones to roam about and explore. Whether you're just coming to soak up some rays on a vacation, or moving in to raise a family, you'll be glad to came to sunny Redondo Beach.
Marriage and Couples Mental Health in Redondo Beach
Redondo Beach is located in Los Angeles County, which is considered the homeless capital of the nation. Nearly 60,000 people in the county do not have a permanent residence, which represents a 16 percent increase since 2011. Some displaced residents are couples or single parents with young children. A disproportionate number of individuals on the streets are veterans, and many suffer from mental illness, substance abuse, or both. 2 Fortunately, St. Paul's United Methodist Church offers hot meals each Tuesday and groceries twice a month to families in the Redondo Beach area. For information about St. Paul's outreach programs, call 310-370-4319.3
Marriage and family therapy is a fast-growing field in need of qualified clinicians to serve the needs of families in Redondo Beach. Alliant International University offers a master's degree program in marital and family therapy that prepares students to provide therapeutic services to couples and families in need of mental health care. The program is fully accredited and graduates of the program are eligible for licensure in the state of California as a marriage and family therapist. Theoretical knowledge gained in the classroom is supplemented by real-world clinical experiences. Classes are offered on a full time or part time basis to meet the needs of students. For more information about the program, call 415-955-2066.4
Family Services and Assistance Programs
The Beach Cities Health District (BCHD) is a public health agency jointly managed by several communities, including Redondo Beach. The district is committed to offering preventative health programs to the residents area communities. BCHD oversees many programs that benefit individuals and families, including children, adolescents, adults and the elderly. For children, BCHD facilitates school-based programs that teach children about healthy living, including how to effectively deal with bullies, how to eat healthy, and how to resist peer pressure to drink alcohol and use drugs. For adults, BCHD provides low or no-cost medical services for those who are poor or uninsured. Older adults receive services as well, including home-based visits from qualified care workers. For more information about BCHD, call 310-374-3426.5
1. LA Conservation Corps. (2010). SEA Lab
. Retrieved from http://www.lacorps.org/sealab.php
2. United Way of Greater Los Angeles. (2014). Business Leaders Task Force Responds To 2013 Homeless Count
. Retrieved from http://www.unitedwayla.org/2013/06/2013-greater-los-angeles-homeless-count/
3. St. Paul's United Methodist Church. (2014). Our Services
. Retrieved from http://www.stpaulsrb.org/mod/group/view.php?group_id=5
4. Alliant International University. (2012). Marital and Family Therapy MA Program
. Retrieved from http://www.alliant.edu/cspp/programs-degrees/couple-family-therapy/mft-ma-program.php
5. Beach Cities Health District. (2014). BCHD Overview
. Retrieved from http://bchd.org/news-events/media/fact-sheets/bchd-overview