Career Counseling and Coaching in Manhattan Beach, California.

Find a top rated career therapist or coach in Manhattan Beach, CA specializing in assessment, strategizing, personal marketing, workplace issues and goal-setting.


Anita Langer, MA, LMFT
Career Counselor

Anita Langer, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91505 - Nearby to Manhattan Beach.

Prior to my work as a therapist, I spent many years as a successful business professional. This background brings an experienced, practical perspective to my clients. I offer career coaching to address work-related issues such as changing work environment, increased demands, role transitions, work stress, and interpersonal challenges in the workplace.

Edward L. De La Loza, LCSW
Career Counselor

Edward L. De La Loza, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Available for Online Therapy

Clients seeking career counseling are usually seeking more than an increase in their income and benefits package. They are often seeking a path to identify and express their life’s purpose professionally (and personally). In our collaboration, clients and I identify their core values and creative options. Also, together we uncover conscious and unconscious “cognitive constructs” that undermine the active pursuit of their ideal career. Finally, we collaboratively design a flexible plan that embraces their life’s purpose, while cultivating insight, skill and the daily commitment needed to attain a professional (and personal) path that will give them the most intrinsic satisfaction.

Scott Harris, Ph.D.
Career Counselor

Scott Harris, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 90001 - Nearby to Manhattan Beach.

The work that I do with adult clients usually relates to a developmental life crises. We are always facing dilemmas and struggles that affect our mental health and well being. For many the work that we do in part defines who we are and how we feel about ourselves. The counseling that I provide in may practice relates to either: 1) developing a career plan/path from what has been previously established or 2) forging ahead in un-chartered territory to establish a different career/employment path. Your work or your profession needs to have meaning and you need to know what that meaning is all about.

Elvina Lui, M.A., MFT
Career Counselor

Elvina Lui, M.A., MFT

California Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91103 - Nearby to Manhattan Beach.

Are you unhappy at your job? Do you dread going to work? Or do you feel lost, feeling like you should have a career but you do not know in what field? Our career and work is a big part of our lives--usually taking up a third or more of our adult lives! And typically, a person's career is tied to a person's life goals and their sense of direction in life. That is why dissatisfaction at work impacts our happiness so much. Stop dragging yourself to work and feeling like you are forced to tolerate a job you hate. Come talk to me so we can explore your real hopes and dreams for your life and find ways to get you on the right track.

Betsy Sansby, MS, LMFT
Career Counselor

Betsy Sansby, MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist & Communication Expert for over 30 years

In 90039 - Nearby to Manhattan Beach.

Many think of career counseling as focused conversations that help you figure out what kind of job will make you happy. For most people, choosing a career is a luxury. The single mom isn’t “realizing her potential” or “living her dreams” by working as a fry cook. But she is paying the bills; the hours are flexible; and she lots of time to spend with her kids. When it comes to making money, I am a realist. You may never get paid to play tennis, or make art, or build a sailboat. But if you know what gives you passion, purpose, and direction, you can choose a career path that leaves time and energy for the things you love.

Craig Clark, Ph.D.
Career Counselor

Craig Clark, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 91030 - Nearby to Manhattan Beach.

Today, with the economy in trouble, people are having a wide range of employment issues, from difficulties finding work and career selection to conflicts with employers and charges of sexual harassment. As a psychologist, I offer a variety of serves to facilitate a clarification of goals of priorities, including career interest testing to match current skills and aptitudes. I also provide sexual harassment seminars for local companies.

Christi Lindsay, PsyD
Career Counselor

Christi Lindsay, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Available for Online Therapy

Work is an enormously important part of our lives. As is often said, we spend more hours of our lives at work than anywhere else. So making that work as good as it can be is vitally important to our health, sanity, and general well-being. Yet that, like so many things, can be easier said than done. I can help you explore your upbringing and education, your personal values, needs, and desires, along with ambitions and fears to help you find and succeed along a well-chosen professional path. This kind of support and guidance is just as important for someone just embarking on a career as it is for someone well along the path. It's never too late to take control of your direction.

Jamey Hecht, MA, PhD, LMFT
Career Counselor

Jamey Hecht, MA, PhD, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90230 - Nearby to Manhattan Beach.

Together we can think through what it is you really want to do, and what viable possibilities the circumstances present, and where the two overlap. Whether you're in quarterlife, midlife, or late adulthood, you'll find our sessions to be a secure base from which to venture out and try new ways of getting your work needs met. I am an MFTI and a clinical associate in psychoanalytic training, not a career counselor.

David Silverman, LMFT
Career Counselor

David Silverman, LMFT

Free 20 minute phone consult

In 90045 - Nearby to Manhattan Beach.

I specialize in creative careers; Writer's, screenwriters, actors, filmmakers, musicians, Web designers, interior designers, set designers, and other similar fields. Specialize in career burnout, unemployment, writer's block, couples problems related to creative careers, Sex therapy for those couples, Career anxity, self-medication, substance abuse. Career choices; I studied with Albert Bandura, creator of the Bandura Social Cognitive Theory. Guidance provided to clients at all stages of employment. Experience as a High School Counselor at Venice High School. If you are lost in one of these stages, need help sorting options, you will find a safe, nonjudmental atmosphere working with me.

Adam Sheck, PsyD
Career Counselor

Adam Sheck, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 90048 - Nearby to Manhattan Beach.

As a man who changed careers from engineering to psychotherapy in my early 30's, I have my own experience in uncovering and transitioning into an optimal career. Using that, as well as my 25 years as a psychotherapist, I believe I had an unique edge in supporting my clients in connecting to their life purpose and making it happen. Having a fulfilling, meaningful vocation is so critical to our wellbeing and you deserve the opportunity to make that happen, at any point in your life!

Philip Kolba, MA LMHC NCC
Career Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA LMHC NCC

Psychotherapist

In 90026 - Nearby to Manhattan Beach.

Careers are integral to the identities of many people, while for others careers are simply means for attaining a happy life. Whether you’re developing your first career or looking to switch careers, I use a combination of assessment batteries and counseling to explore my clients’ goals, preferences, and aptitudes to identify their career path and develop a plan for achieving it.

Nancy Bubica, LMFT
Career Counselor

Nancy Bubica, LMFT

Nancy Bubica

In 90815 - Nearby to Manhattan Beach.

Your 20s and 30s can be challenging in regards to career and relationships. You may enter a profession only to find that it doesn't suit your nature and interests. It's okay to change your course in seeking the right fit, your niche. Don't let society determine the rules for what is appropriate career exploration. Its okay to change your mind. Don't be afraid to test new waters. Lets explore those waters together so you don't drown in the wrong profession. If you are returning to the workforce after raising your children, I can help you regain confidence. I myself re-entered the workforce after being a stay-at-home mom for 11 years.

Alaleh Selkirk, Ph.D.
Career Counselor

Alaleh Selkirk, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 90210 - Nearby to Manhattan Beach.

A large component of career choice is how we view ourselves and what we feel we can accomplish. So there's a big element of identity in there. I use Positive Psychology tools to assess the individual's strengths of character and what they view as important tools for success that they already have in their arsenal. From that perspective, we also look at those character strengths that could use a little further strengthening in order to best serve the individual reach their goals. Dreaming and imagining are big pieces of this process, so we also explore those in depth. I encourage realistic dreaming and identify fears and doubts that getting the way of dreaming and accomplishing dreams.



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Manhattan Beach is located in Los Angeles County, California. It has a land area of 3.93 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Manhattan Beach is 35,818 people with 13,644 households and a median annual income of $143,527. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Manhattan Beach, CA

Extremely Affordable

Therapy in Manhattan Beach is easily accessible for the vast majority of families. This area ranks high nationally among the top of all income earners, making mental health treatment and counseling in Manhattan Beach an affordable option for individuals and families here with or without insurance coverage. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Manhattan Beach public health department.