Career Counseling and Coaching in Pacific Palisades, California.

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


Kevin Bergen, MA, MFT
Career Counselor

Kevin Bergen, MA, MFT

Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90505 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

How would you like to not only KNOW what you want to be doing, but then be coached in finding "Your Ideal Job"? And what if you could have this in 60 days??? We have a proven method that works for 92% of all those who use our technique--and it doesn't matter what the economy is doing! Not everyone will qualify for this kind of coaching, however. Call today and see if YOU qualify to receive direction on "How to Land the Job That's Perfect For You" ! ! !

Jean Powers, M.A., L.M.F.T.
Career Counselor

Jean Powers, M.A., L.M.F.T.

Psychotherapist, Individual & Family Therapist

In 91301 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

As a certified International Life Coach, my approach to career counseling focuses on forward movement, and discovering together solutions to maximize one's strengths. I help my clients clarify values, which in turn, leads to uncovering their authentic selves. Knowing and owning who you are, are invaluable in discovering the best career choice and path. I utilize unique tools to unearth your own personal blueprint for your career and life. When we are young, we fall into our careers. When we mature, we choose them. I will help you to understand the ways in which your career needs have changed to fit your uniqueness.

Sandra Dupont, MA, MS, MFT
Career Counselor

Sandra Dupont, MA, MS, MFT

Adolescent & Emerging Adulthood Specialist

In 90401 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

Rising costs of gas, housing, food, insurance, and the high competition for available jobs is forcing many young people to spend their 20's still sharing their parent's home. I help non-college bound teens combine their life experience with their passion to develop a vision of a career they would enjoy. I help young adults who are considering returning to college brainstorm about next steps and develop an action plan.

Lindsey Rosenthal, M.A., L.M.F.T.
Career Counselor

Lindsey Rosenthal, M.A., L.M.F.T.

Psychotherapist, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90048 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

Career satisfaction is an intrinsic part of living a fulfilling and meaningful life. Human happiness is multifaceted, and career satisfaction is an integral part of feeling happy. I help my clients to identify their career goals and aspirations. We spend so many of our waking hours working and if we are not satisfied at work then it sets us up for a dull and humdrum existence. You deserve more than that! I will work closely with you to explore and identify how you can improve your career life. As changes begin to take shape your career satisfaction will improve.

Philip Kolba, MA LMHC NCC
Career Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA LMHC NCC

Psychotherapist

In 90026 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

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.

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 90049 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

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.

Craig Clark, Ph.D.
Career Counselor

Craig Clark, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 91030 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

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.

Lori Freson, M.A., MFT
Career Counselor

Lori Freson, M.A., MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91403 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

Sometimes, our beliefs about ourselves can get in the way of successfully achieving our own goals. Many people don't truly believe that they have the skills or character that it takes to reach their full potential. It is time to stop making excuses and do something about it. I will help you with your self-esteem, self-doubt, and whatever other blocks are preventing you from getting what you want.

Adam Sheck, PsyD
Career Counselor

Adam Sheck, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 90210 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

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!

Darryl Christian, M.A., L.M.F.T., A.T.R.-B.C.
Career Counselor

Darryl Christian, M.A., L.M.F.T., A.T.R.-B.C.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Board Certified Art Therapist

In 91362 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

As we develop we discover many interests, areas of strength, talents, and skills that allow us to eventually make a living. It has become fairly commonplace for adults in our society to become dissatisfied, bored, or challenged by a career that was at one time satisfying and rewarding. Many make career changes because of these personal changes or are forced to find a new career due to economic or social conditions. Psychotherapy can help you through exploring your personal strengths, challenges, interests, needs, and options - or it may help through work on managing anxieties, stresses, or emotions related to the work environment.

Estelle Raskin, M.A., LMFT
Career Counselor

Estelle Raskin, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #111146

In 90004 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

How recent in history is the idea of a personal career? How universal is the importance of having a career or does it depend on where you live in the world? Here in the United States, we are so driven to succeed that it is difficult to stop and consider not only what it is that we are striving for and why, but also ask ourselves who's dreams are we chasing? Do the goals that we have established for ourselves reflect our personal ethics? Do we truly desire the things we are working so hard for? These are some of the questions that I will be asking you in order to help you begin to contemplate the impetus behind your actions and how it is connected to a larger context.

Alaleh Selkirk, Ph.D.
Career Counselor

Alaleh Selkirk, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 90210 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

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.

Negar Khaefi, MFT, LPCC
Career Counselor

Negar Khaefi, MFT, LPCC

Psychotherapist, Anxiety Specialist, EMDR Practitioner

In 90048 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

Are you stuck in a job you hate? Is work stress out of hand? Do you feel confused about what career path to chose? Good mental health partly depends upon finding meaningful work that fulfills you and makes you happy. I can help you brainstorm, help you in resolving work place problems and guide you in discovering what you are truly meant to do.

Anita Langer, MA, LMFT
Career Counselor

Anita Langer, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91505 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

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.

Todd Hurtubise, LMFT, M.A.
Career Counselor

Todd Hurtubise, LMFT, M.A.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90004 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

Feeling stuck in your work and not fulfilled? It may be time to consider your career options and determine if a career change is right for you. We will work together to examine where you are in your life and what you are looking for to feel more satisfied through your wage earning years. We will work together to support your process as you wind your way through complex career decisions. This process will lead you in a direction of what you really want and may also help you manage other difficult decisions you have in your life.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Career Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 90049 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

While most career counselors love to give you capacity based profiles of what your talents and interests are for your best bet career choices, Grey Matters international believes that most people make predictably irrational decisions and then after making them learn way to make them fit into their identities using various types of rationalizations and strategies. We are able to assist folks in career counseling type settings by giving a deeper look at their decision making profile so they can better understand where the core frustration or desire is coming from in the world of work. Contact kevin@kevinflemingphd.com or 877-606-6161.

Jamey Hecht, MA, PhD, LMFT
Career Counselor

Jamey Hecht, MA, PhD, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90212 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

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.

James Gilbert, MFTI, LPCCI
Career Counselor

James Gilbert, MFTI, LPCCI

Marriage and Family Therapist Intern

In 91436 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

Anxiety and stress surrounding ones career are often a major issue in a person’s life. Professional guidance can illuminate and reduce these anxieties while providing a path to career happiness. I can help you figure out what aspects of your career are most important to you in order to help you make the important choices and changes that will result in your most fulfilled life.

Elvina Lui, M.A., MFT
Career Counselor

Elvina Lui, M.A., MFT

California Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91103 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

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.

Camila Williams, Ph.D.
Career Counselor

Camila Williams, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 90501 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

I believe we are supposed to learn and grow throughout our lives and that our careers grow and progress with us. There can be so much anxiety and fear when trying to chose a career, deciding whether to stay in a career, or struggling with challenges (and people) in your chosen career. My goal is to help you get grounded in your beliefs, values, and priorities so that you can feel confident about the choices you are making. I want to help you learn how to reduce burnout, stop second guessing yourself, and find excitement again.

Nadia Siswanto, LMFT
Career Counselor

Nadia Siswanto, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 91367 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

I love working with overachieving women who are committed to being the best at what they do. But what happens when it never feels like you are good enough? What happens when your best isn’t rewarded in the workplace? I can provide consultation or counseling as needed to help identify the barriers to you feeling calm, confident, and successful at work.


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Pacific Palisades is located in Los Angeles County, California.  The population of Pacific Palisades is 27,000 people.