Career Counseling and Coaching in Playa Vista, California.

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


Diane Thorp, MSW, LCSW
Career Counselor

Diane Thorp, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Psychotherapist

In 91106 - Nearby to Playa Vista.

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.

David Silverman, LMFT
Career Counselor

David Silverman, LMFT

Free 20 minute phone consult

In 90045 - Nearby to Playa Vista.

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.

T.J. VanMarter, BCBA, LMFT
Career Counselor

T.J. VanMarter, BCBA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90505 - Nearby to Playa Vista.

Starting a career or transitioning careers can be one of the most anxiety-provoking events in one's life. There's much uncertainty and concern involved in this decision. Some of the variables involved in decision making are finding a lucrative job, stability, and happiness with the industry and company with which you're working. Additionally, you may be experiencing stress in the workplace, interpersonal concerns with your boss and co-workers, or even burnout. Through therapy, you'll learn about how careers impact emotions and decision-making while learning to navigate through difficult situations.

Behnam Keyvan, LMFT
Career Counselor

Behnam Keyvan, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91364 - Nearby to Playa Vista.

In Career Counseling I help my clients by guiding them toward identifying their goals, setting higher expectations for themselves, and achieving exceptional results. I have been successful in helping my clients to make improvement in their careers, and have reached the results they desired. In many cases also I have helped clients to choose new careers that has helped to improve their quality of life.

Leandra Wills, MA, MFT
Career Counselor

Leandra Wills, MA, MFT

Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90266 - Nearby to Playa Vista.

Coaching sessions are specific to each individual and specific goals. It is standard for therapists to discuss the primary issues and concerns in your life during coaching sessions. It is common to schedule a series of weekly sessions, where each session lasts about fifty minutes. Coaching can be short-term, focusing on a specific issue, or can be longer-term, addressing more complex issues.

Ross Kellogg, LMFT
Career Counselor

Ross Kellogg, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90067 - Nearby to Playa Vista.

Wether its loosing interest in your current work or being chronically stressed in a career you love, professional challenges can penetrate to your core identity and sense of worthiness. Through the therapy process, 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 career stressors and my therapy approach.

Jace Draper, LMFT, MA
Career Counselor

Jace Draper, LMFT, MA

Marriage and Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

Navigating career choices can be so confusing in this day and age. Should you settle for something less than your passion? How do you even decide what you’re passionate about? How do you find peace with where you are at now amidst the expectations you had for yourself? Is the job really worth it? I’m here to help you find answers to all these questions and more.

Ronit Meshie Mai Lami, MSc, PhD
Career Counselor

Ronit Meshie Mai Lami, MSc, PhD

Money Wealth and Relationship Consultant/Coach/Psychologist

In 90035 - Nearby to Playa Vista.

I work with functional people – professionals, successful business people as well as mothers at home. I provide coaching to high achievers and anyone else who wishes to better their lives and achieve their desired goals. I specialize in helping people resolve issues related to money – be it overspending, not having it (desire for it) or having so much that it creates a unique set of problems.

Alaleh Selkirk, Ph.D.
Career Counselor

Alaleh Selkirk, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 90210 - Nearby to Playa Vista.

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.

Pasadena Relationship Center, MS LMFT 40546
Career Counselor

Pasadena Relationship Center, MS LMFT 40546

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91101 - Nearby to Playa Vista.

We offer support and counseling for a variety of career-related issues. If you are at a professional crossroad and looking for an environment to process and determine your next phase, please call us. If you have experienced a major career loss or transition we can help you to manage the multitude of feelings that accompanies this difficult and confusing time.

Ute Zimmermann, Ph.D.
Career Counselor

Ute Zimmermann, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 91106 - Nearby to Playa Vista.

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.

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

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

Psychotherapist, Individual & Family Therapist

In 90290 - Nearby to Playa Vista.

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.

Tonia Vojtkofsky, PsyD
Career Counselor

Tonia Vojtkofsky, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Available for Online Therapy

As an experience psychologist, I can help people struggling with their career, important decisions, and/or purpose in life. Through specific evidence-based interventions as a certified Mindfulness-Based Therapist, I help people mindfully navigate these experiences in a healthy way. My goal is to help people overcome difficulties, reach their potential, and effect real and lasting change.

DeAndrea Knight, MSW, LCSW
Career Counselor

DeAndrea Knight, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 91505 - Nearby to Playa Vista.

We listen. We ask questions. We dissect your problems and challenges. In collaboration, we create unique, individualized treatment plans tailored to meet your specific needs and to promote healing and lasting change. Our mission is to NOT just treat symptoms and teach coping skills but to empower you to achieve the life you truly want through healing and resiliency.

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.

Tom Andre, MA
Career Counselor

Tom Andre, MA

LMFT

In 90245 - Nearby to Playa Vista.

Are you starting down a path, or maybe interested in course correction? Either situation can be especially daunting and stressful. How do you get on a path that leads to professional satisfaction? What do you do when you find yourself a long way from what hoped and dreamed about? It can feel as if you're condemned to a life you never wanted: "How did I get here, and is there a way out? Is there any chance to pursue those ideas I still think about?" Together we explore these questions and possibilities.

Sandra Dupont, MA, MS, MFT
Career Counselor

Sandra Dupont, MA, MS, MFT

Adolescent & Emerging Adulthood Specialist

In 90401 - Nearby to Playa Vista.

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.

Kevin Bergen, MA, MFT
Career Counselor

Kevin Bergen, MA, MFT

Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90274 - Nearby to Playa Vista.

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" ! ! !

Eris Huemer, PsyD, MFT
Career Counselor

Eris Huemer, PsyD, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90048 - Nearby to Playa Vista.

Carreer counseling techniques will support you in making decisions in helping you move forward with your particular career situation. The focus of career counseling is generally on issues such as career exploration, career change, personal career development and other career related issues. We will help you get a solid understanding of where you want to go moving forward with your carreer.

Jeffrey Salinas, MS, MFT
Career Counselor

Jeffrey Salinas, MS, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90755 - Nearby to Playa Vista.

Most people will have very different multiple careers in their lives. This can be very confusing and frightening. We all want to make the right choices. We want to be happy in our work and make enough money to live the life style we desire. We want to make as few mistakes in our choices as possible. We will work to clear the clouds by getting closer to understanding our needs and desires. We will set action goals, identify targets, evaluate results and continue refining the process until we are satisfied with the results.

Philip Kolba, MA LCPC NCC
Career Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA LCPC NCC

Psychotherapist

In 90026 - Nearby to Playa Vista.

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.

Elvina Lui, M.A., MFT
Career Counselor

Elvina Lui, M.A., MFT

California Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91103 - Nearby to Playa Vista.

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.

Mark Baker, Ph.D.
Career Counselor

Mark Baker, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 91107 - Nearby to Playa Vista.

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.

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 Playa Vista.

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.

James Gilbert, MFTI, LPCCI
Career Counselor

James Gilbert, MFTI, LPCCI

Marriage and Family Therapist Intern

In 91436 - Nearby to Playa Vista.

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.



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Playa Vista is located in Los Angeles, California. It has a land area of 1.30 square miles.  The population of Playa Vista is 6,010 people and a median annual income of $68,597. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Playa Vista, CA

Generally Affordable

Therapists in Playa Vista are often within budget with some potential challenges for longer term commitments. Your mental health and well being are a top priority. If accessibility is a concern, ask your counselor about sliding scale fees or inquire about accepted insurance plans. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Playa Vista public health department.