Career Counseling and Coaching in Topanga, California.

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


Adam Sheck, PsyD
Career Counselor

Adam Sheck, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 90048 - Nearby to Topanga.

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!

Donald Goodman, LCSW
Career Counselor

Donald Goodman, LCSW

licensed clinical social worker

In 91355 - Nearby to Topanga.

An adjustment disorder is a poor reaction to an identifiable stressor that develops within 3 months of the beginning of the stressor. There is an impairment in social, occupational, or academic functioning, and/or distress that is in excess of what would be expected. By definition, the disorder resolves itself with 6 months of the termination of the stressor or its consequences. There are many reasons that someone may be struggling with the adjustment of a new life situation. Listed below are several: * New roles in the family home * Getting married * Having children * Changing Roles * Children leaving home * Job loss * Retirement * Death of a loved o....

Alaleh Selkirk, Ph.D.
Career Counselor

Alaleh Selkirk, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 90210 - Nearby to Topanga.

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.

Scott Harris, Ph.D.
Career Counselor

Scott Harris, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 90049 - Nearby to Topanga.

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.

Anita Langer, MA, LMFT
Career Counselor

Anita Langer, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91505 - Nearby to Topanga.

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.

Behnam Keyvan, LMFT
Career Counselor

Behnam Keyvan, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91364 - Nearby to Topanga.

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.

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 Topanga.

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.

James Gilbert, MFTI, LPCCI
Career Counselor

James Gilbert, MFTI, LPCCI

Marriage and Family Therapist Intern

In 91436 - Nearby to Topanga.

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.

Philip Kolba, MA
Career Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist

In 90026 - Nearby to Topanga.

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.

Betsy Sansby, MS, LMFT
Career Counselor

Betsy Sansby, MS, LMFT

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

In 90039 - Nearby to Topanga.

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.

Negar Khaefi, MFT, LPCC
Career Counselor

Negar Khaefi, MFT, LPCC

Psychotherapist, Anxiety Specialist, EMDR Practitioner

In 90048 - Nearby to Topanga.

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.

Nadia Siswanto, LMFT
Career Counselor

Nadia Siswanto, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 91367 - Nearby to Topanga.

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.

Jamey Hecht, MA, PhD, LMFT
Career Counselor

Jamey Hecht, MA, PhD, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90212 - Nearby to Topanga.

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.



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Topanga is located in Los Angeles County, California. It has a land area of 19.12 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Topanga is 8,923 people with 3,221 households and a median annual income of $112,330. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Topanga, CA

Widely Affordable

Licensed, professional counseling in Topanga is considered widely accessible by the majority of people who live here and budget is often not a concern for mental health treatment. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Topanga public health department.