Career Counseling and Coaching in Pasadena, California.

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


Mark Baker, Ph.D.
Career Counselor

Mark Baker, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

650 Sierra Madre Villa, Suite 110, Pasadena, California 91107 | 626-351-9616 x107

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.

Ross Kellogg, LMFT
Career Counselor

Ross Kellogg, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

Losing interest or passion in your career can be a challenge that seems to penetrate to our core identity and sense of worthiness. Through the therapy process with me, I will guide you through identification of your wants and needs, support you in learning how to avoid burnout and compassion fatigue, help build new habits that sustain motivation, and work with you through the emotional blocks that keep you from taking action on important career decisions. You can find a sense of contentment about your professional life and therapy can get you there. Call or email today to further discuss your needs and my availability.

Elvina Lui, M.A., MFT
Career Counselor

Elvina Lui, M.A., MFT

California Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

35 E Union Street Suite D, Pasadena, California 91103 | (626)464-1651

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.

Ute Zimmermann, Ph.D.
Career Counselor

Ute Zimmermann, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

33 S. Catalina Ave #204, Pasadena, California 91106 | 626-676-4816

We live in a world where it is no longer the norm to work in a job from the beginning of entering the workforce to retirement. No matter where you are on your Career path, there is a way or two, or three. We will explore your possibilities, opportunities, and desires as well as needs from a career. With the goal of finding the path that best meets your needs.

Edward L. De La Loza, EdD, LCSW
Career Counselor

Edward L. De La Loza, EdD, 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.

Diane Thorp, MSW, LCSW
Career Counselor

Diane Thorp, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Psychotherapist

1000 East Walnut Ave, Suite 240, Pasadena, California 91106 | (818) 395-9853

I have worked extensively in career counseling; having provided training and education to college campuses for 10+ years. What I have often encountered is blocks in decision making patterns, which leads to struggles in people finding their niche or correct direction to take as it relates to their career choices. Each individual encompasses a different set of assets that I can help to untangle the impasses they may have to choose an effective career path. We do this together by researching each person's strengths that will allow them to make decisions based on these findings, as well as environmental influences, i.e., marketing approaches, resume writing, and what will success strategies.

John Kane, AMFT, APCC
Career Counselor

John Kane, AMFT, APCC

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

A wise person once told me, "Find something you love to do and find someone to pay you to do it." But the reality is that many people find themselves in careers they don't enjoy or lose the career they did enjoy. Whether you are disatisfied with your career, dealing with work related stress, or wondering what you are going to do next, counseling can provide a framework for you to work through the dissonance in your work life and get on the path of meaningful fulfillment with regards to your work or career, regardless of what stage in your life you are at.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Career Counselor

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Pasadena, California 91001 | 1-877-606-6161

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.


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Pasadena is located in Los Angeles County, California. It has a land area of 22.98 square miles and a water area of 0.14 square miles.  The population of Pasadena is 142,647 people with 54,536 households and a median annual income of $72,402. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Pasadena, CA

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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Pasadena for the average family. While sustaining a commitment to therapy is usually not an issue, if mental health treatment feels like a burden please ask your counselor about accepted insurance plans or sliding scale fees. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Pasadena public health department.