Career Counseling and Coaching in Palmdale, California.

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


Craig Clark, Ph.D.
Career Counselor

Craig Clark, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 91030 - Nearby to Palmdale.

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.

Mark Baker, Ph.D.
Career Counselor

Mark Baker, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 91107 - Nearby to Palmdale.

The two major areas of life are work and love. We must deal with them both well to be happy. If you are in need of help with your career path, job stress or satisfaction with you work we can help. We have trained professionals who have many years of experience in career counseling and helping people find greater meaning in their work lives. In this complicated world of career challenges you may need a professional who is skilled in this area to come along side of you. We have resources to help you if you give us a call.

Elvina Lui, M.A., MFT
Career Counselor

Elvina Lui, M.A., MFT

California Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91103 - Nearby to Palmdale.

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.

Estelle Raskin, M.A., AMFT
Career Counselor

Estelle Raskin, M.A., AMFT

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90004 - Nearby to Palmdale.

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.

James Gilbert, MFTI, LPCCI
Career Counselor

James Gilbert, MFTI, LPCCI

Marriage and Family Therapist Intern

In 91436 - Nearby to Palmdale.

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.

Alaleh Selkirk, Ph.D.
Career Counselor

Alaleh Selkirk, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 90210 - Nearby to Palmdale.

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.

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.

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

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

Psychotherapist, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90046 - Nearby to Palmdale.

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.

Betsy Sansby, MS, LMFT
Career Counselor

Betsy Sansby, MS, LMFT

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

In 90039 - Nearby to Palmdale.

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.

Bonnie Levy, MA, AMFT
Career Counselor

Bonnie Levy, MA, AMFT

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90017 - Nearby to Palmdale.

Changing careers or embarking on a career path after college can be both exciting and daunting. The challenges include finding a career that is satisfying, learning how to operate in a new social environment, identifying areas within ones current career that are/are not working, becoming comfortable asking for more and tolerating periods of uncertainty. Sometimes none of these are clear and that's where therapy can help. We may also work to identify workplace conflict and insecurity or creative blocks.

Jamey Hecht, MA, PhD, LMFT
Career Counselor

Jamey Hecht, MA, PhD, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90212 - Nearby to Palmdale.

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.

Philip Kolba, MA LMHC NCC
Career Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA LMHC NCC

Psychotherapist

In 90026 - Nearby to Palmdale.

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.

Adam Sheck, PsyD
Career Counselor

Adam Sheck, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 90048 - Nearby to Palmdale.

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!



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Palmdale is located in Los Angeles County, California. It has a land area of 105.96 square miles and a water area of 0.24 square miles.  The population of Palmdale is 158,351 people with 42,720 households and a median annual income of $52,392. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Palmdale, CA

Affordable with Planning

Therapy in Palmdale is generally within financial reach for the average family, but some budget planning may be needed for a real commitment to weekly counseling. Remember that your mental health and happiness are important. Check with your Palmdale therapist about insurance coverage or ask about sliding scale fees if there are any difficulties with accessibility. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Palmdale public health department.