Christian Counseling Whittier, CA. Find a Christian Therapist Near You.

Find a great Christian counselor in Whittier, California who will help you keep a solid focus on your spiritual life.


Curtis Miller, MFT, Psy.D., D. Min., M.A., M.Div.
Christian Counselor

Curtis Miller, MFT, Psy.D., D. Min., M.A., M.Div.

Marriage and Family Therapists, Psychotherapy

In 91107 - Nearby to Whittier.

The presence of God in therapy can be experienced when there is a more direct and open dialogue. As we become more present to each other a sacred space is created. The "space between" where we meet each other and the possibility of the Divine presence. This healing presence has power to transform you and your circumstances. As the philosopher Martin Buber once said,"Religion is Presence."

Mark Reid
Christian Counselor

Mark Reid

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 91101 - Nearby to Whittier.

It is important to integrate your thoughts, beliefs, emotions and values in order to achieve a sense of well being. When one of those gets out of alignment it can create great internal conflict and even a spiritual crisis. The focus of therapy is primarily about your relationships and emotional life, however, if you choose to explore it, we will also consider the role your faith plays in who you are.

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

Edward L. De La Loza, EdD, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Available for Online Therapy

Life’s journey is filled with challenges, and many clients seek guidance from a spiritual perspective that authenticates the essence of who they are while looking for a plan to heal symptoms, resolves issues and promote the cultivation of skill, and wisdom to live out their life’s purpose. Together clients and I collaborate and design a plan that enlivens them to successfully transform their lives in the context of their spiritual, family, community and/or professional commitments. As a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors, my research in this area enhances and informs my service to clients from all walks of life with diverse spiritual and existential orientations.

Gary Brainerd, PhD
Christian Counselor

Gary Brainerd, PhD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist & Marriage Therapist

In 91101 - Nearby to Whittier.

Some persons are concerned that couples counseling or psychotherapy may challenge their faith and they want to work with someone who supports, understands and even shares the importance of faith. Dr. Brainerd also holds a Masters degree in Christian Theology along with his doctorate in Clinical Psychology and not only values faith but can also help with persons who have found that sometime in their life, religion has hurt them.

Heather Browne, PsyD, MA, LMFT
Christian Counselor

Heather Browne, PsyD, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

In 92841 - Nearby to Whittier.

I am a Christian faith-based therapist with my office at my church. Everything we go through is a spiritual challenge. Our ability to handle life is based on our connection with God. When we are tight, (in vertical alignment), we are able to handle our challenges and follow as He requires. When we not as tight, we fight, control, argue, decieve ourselves and don't allow God to lead us as He needs. Surrender is vital to Christian life and therapy.

Bradlianne Dinsmoor, LCSW
Christian Counselor

Bradlianne Dinsmoor, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 91711 - Nearby to Whittier.

You follow all the rules, attend church, and believe that the Lord is for you; but nothing is as you had hoped it would be. What happens when life is turning out the way you thought it was supposed to? Where is God? Is it ok to even ask that question? Why do all of the other Christians seem to have their lives together? Together we will explore your faith, it's foundations, and what beliefs you may have that are based more on Christian culture than on Biblical Christianity.

Philip Kolba, MA LMHC NCC
Christian Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA LMHC NCC

Psychotherapist

In 90026 - Nearby to Whittier.

Faith and spirituality can provide comfort and meaning to those guided by their beliefs. I was raised in a Christian household myself so I have an appreciation for the values instilled by religion, the importance of tradition, and the strength of community. My approach to counseling is humanistic and welcoming of all spiritualities. Though I do not incorporate any specific pastoral counsel, I encourage my spiritual clients to draw on their beliefs during the counseling process.

Mark Baker, Ph.D.
Christian Counselor

Mark Baker, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 91107 - Nearby to Whittier.

Every therapist at La Vie is a Christian and many of our therapists have advanced degrees in Theology and have spent years integrating the best of psychological research with sound Christian principles. We affirm the importance of faith in living healthy lives and welcome open conversations about this in therapy. Our approach to counseling from a Christian perspective has been so well received that Dr. Baker's book, "Jesus the Greatest Therapist Who Ever Lived" has sold over a million copies worldwide.

Nicole Woolf, M.A.Ed., MSW, ACSW
Christian Counselor

Nicole Woolf, M.A.Ed., MSW, ACSW

Associate Clinical Social Worker

In 90048 - Nearby to Whittier.

You don't have to deal with Jewish guilt alone! There are a lot of spoken and unspoken rules and expectations in the Jewish religion and culture, which can contribute to stress, depression and feelings of guilt. We can work on maintaining your religious and cultural beliefs while upholding your boundaries, dignity and respect. It is possible to feel connected to both identities without throwing one out.

Drew Carr, Ph.D.
Christian Counselor

Drew Carr, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 91101 - Nearby to Whittier.

What do you want to stand for? This is what the heart of my work is as well as the heart of travelers of spiritual journeys. I want to help you take action that you take with full awareness, openness to experience and fully engaged. I specialize in moving towards what's important, and as a former minister I can help you view the spiritual inside of the dark and shadowy places as well as the light.

Dr. Lynne, Ph.D., L.M.F.T.
Christian Counselor

Dr. Lynne, Ph.D., L.M.F.T.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92807 - Nearby to Whittier.

Many Christians looking for psychotherapy or couple counseling want to have the input of another Christian, having reassurance that the individual helping them answers to the same Biblical concepts as they themselves believe. A therapist who also practices Christian Counseling will have a criteria aligned with the Bible and will have a spiritual accountability.

John Kane, AMFT, APCC
Christian Counselor

John Kane, AMFT, APCC

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91710 - Nearby to Whittier.

In Christian life, the goal is to become more real; more fully all you were created to be in relationship to God and to other people. I will help you access all that is available to you in the Christian faith that can help you in your journey and relationships. Whether you struggle with faith itself, trauma, relational conflict, or other life issues, I provide a safe environment for you to struggle and be authentic without fear of judgement. I also support you in maintaining your autonomy and freedom of choice in your decisions. I draw on the wealth of psychological knowledge in the Christian faith and in psychology and science to help you become a healthier, more fulfilled relational being.

Ed Segawa, M.A., LMFT
Christian Counselor

Ed Segawa, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92886 - Nearby to Whittier.

There are certain advantages Christian's have over non-Christians in terms of overcoming problems. There is a framework that is developed through the reading and application of scriptures in your life that helps us connect to the ways, God the Creator has intended us to live. This enables us to produce the "Fruits of the Spirit" as mentioned in Galatians 5 such as love, joy and peace. The answers are in the bible, but sometimes it is difficult to apply it to our everyday lives and problems. It is helpful to have an expert to guide the process in releasing God's best for you.

Jeanne Clevenger, PsyD
Christian Counselor

Jeanne Clevenger, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 91106 - Nearby to Whittier.

I am a Christian and I am a psychologist. I do not separate these two identities, nor do I believe that you need to separate out your faith and spirituality from your present counseling needs and goals. In fact, I believe the values and beliefs that shape your worldview are integral in psychotherapy -- and I work to take this holistic approach in my therapeutic services. I earned my doctorate at a Christian university (Azusa Pacific University) and the integration of psychology and spirituality was a vital part of my training. I invite you to explore how your faith is impacting your current issues and challenges.

Susan Purrington, Psy.D.
Christian Counselor

Susan Purrington, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 92866 - Nearby to Whittier.

My doctoral studies at Biola University, working at various Christian counseling centers, and teaching at Christian universities have combined to help me understand and appreciate how psychology and theology are intimately connected. Often times our experience of God is intertwined with our experience of others, and both need to be explored and understood simultaneously. Even if your current struggles seem unrelated to your relationship with God, you may still seek a place where your faith is an integral part of your healing. I have extensive experience counseling those with psychological and/or spiritual concerns, so my clients do not have to sacrifice or ignore any part of themselves.

Christi Lindsay, PsyD
Christian Counselor

Christi Lindsay, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 91766 - Nearby to Whittier.

I received both my masters and doctoral degrees, along with related training, at Rosemead School of Psychology, one of the leading schools in the country focused on the integration of Christian faith and understanding of human nature with clinical counseling. Our faith can be an important, even central part of our lives. For many people having a therapeutic relationship where this part of themselves can be explored and where they can be open about their faith and relationship with God is hugely important. I understand this importance and so I provide an open, understanding space for addressing challenges, fears, and fostering personal and spiritual growth in a Christian context.

Megan Lundgren, M.S. LMFT
Christian Counselor

Megan Lundgren, M.S. LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91016 - Nearby to Whittier.

If you are looking for a Christian Counselor, you've come to the right place. I earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Theology, and a Masters of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy from Fuller Theological Seminary. At Fuller, I received training in how to integrate Christian faith with Psychotherapy. Within the warmth and security of my home-like office, we can explore your feelings, thoughts, and experiences within the context of Christian faith. Therapy is a valuable experience for people who are willing to share their stories and are open to personal transformation. As a Christian Therapist, I'm here to help. Call me today at (626) 272-4908.

Kelly Duggan Shearer, MA., LMFT
Christian Counselor

Kelly Duggan Shearer, MA., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91740 - Nearby to Whittier.

For many of us, our relationship with God is a primary part of our lives. During difficult times, God is an anchor and a comfort for some. For others, even if we have a relationship with God, He may seem distant or withholding. No matter where you are in this process, your faith story matters. God desires for us to be in relationship with others...and he knows the deep pain of broken relationships. Knowing that you will not be judged for your thoughts or actions, and having a counselor who supports your faith can lead to a deep emotional and spiritual healing.

Latasha Dixon, MA, LMFT
Christian Counselor

Latasha Dixon, MA, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91105 - Nearby to Whittier.

Sometimes living up to other standards become difficult. Making mistakes takes you ten steps backwards and you begin to isolate and become riddled with guilt and shame. Feeling like you've let everyone down including God and you don't know just how to get reconnected with who you know have always been there for you. I am empathic and spiritual and understanding that christianity isn't cookie cutter and not every Christian is the same. We can work together to help you find your independent relationship with God and yourself that allows you to be confident even in your mistakes.

Cynthia Henrie, LMFT, BCET
Christian Counselor

Cynthia Henrie, LMFT, BCET

LA Therapy Network - Feminist Therapy, Trauma Experts

In 90042 - Nearby to Whittier.

I do not specialize in treating Christian clients, however I do work with Christians whose background in line with teachings of tolerance. I deal with Christians who are struggling with sexual and/or gender identity issues. I provide a safe, non-judgmental space to explore one's beliefs in God, the church, and their sexual identity or gender identity. I am have worked with these issues for over 25 years and identity issues are a specialty of mine. I am also a specialist and certified expert in the treatment of childhood abuse, trauma, sexual abuse and sexual trauma of males and females. I offer both individual and group therapy along with a variety of different approaches. I CAN HELP!

Gary Aris, LPC, CTC
Christian Counselor

Gary Aris, LPC, CTC

Licensed Pastor Counselor, Certified Temperament Counselor

In 92807 - Nearby to Whittier.

Are you experiencing issues in your life? Jesus said, "I am the way, the truth, and the life" We believe that true healing comes straight from His throne. We are trained counselors who understand the human condition while using the Bible as our foundation. We create a custom made system that fits your life to bring the greatest results. Call us now to see how we can help you.

Joelle Allman, LCSW
Christian Counselor

Joelle Allman, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 90703 - Nearby to Whittier.

I am a professional therapist who knows the importance of living my life according to my role model Jesus Christ. I have had my share of troubles in my life and have found that talking to someone who has valuable scriptural knowledge that I trusted and respected made a significant difference in my life. Combining my Christian Worldview with the principles of psychology provides help to those who suffer and want to be respected for their Christian beliefs, it is my desire to help you to trust God and His help in our work together.

Daryl Temkin, Ph.D
Christian Counselor

Daryl Temkin, Ph.D

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91001 - Nearby to Whittier.

Many people going through challenging times and even misguided times are aided by biblical scriptural verse or religious philosophy. There are many times in life where scriptures and religious thought can help to restructure and influence one’s life choices. Biblical concepts speak to the soul of a person who has been raised or nurtured within a religious community and within a religious poetic narrative. My personal background is steeped within the first 24 books making up the Bible, the Tanach, the Five Books of Moses, the Prophets and the Writings, that which is the core of the Judeo-Christian religious foundations. Religious concepts that can be effective spiritual tools to help, enlighten and guide a client’s chosen path to recovery or to healthy...(view profile to read more)

Luz Kyncl, LCSW, CHC
Christian Counselor

Luz Kyncl, LCSW, CHC

Psychotherapist, Health Coach

In 90211 - Nearby to Whittier.

I believe in the healing, transformative promises of God. I have had the privilege of seeing God’s grace work miracles in the lives of myself and my clients. I’m honored to help you recover from issues like abuse, depression, anxiety, broken relationships, eating disorder,spiritual concerns, and more. I will help you to identify behaviors that are inconsistent with God’s teachings, so you can become more accepting of God’s will

Marilyn Jhung, MSW, LCSW, Coach
Christian Counselor

Marilyn Jhung, MSW, LCSW, Coach

Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Psychotherapist

In 90230 - Nearby to Whittier.

In every moment of our lives, we are gifted to exercise the Free Will to choose. You may ask, "Choose what?" We are given the Free Will to choose either to exert our personal will to make our lives the way we want it to be or how we want others to be OR we choose God and fully trust that HIS/HER will be done for the greatest of my good and of all my brothers and sisters. This is the premise from which I provide Christian Psychotherapy to address the challenges in this earthly form and physical life.



Christian Counselors in Whittier, CA are Ready to Help.

Thank you for visiting our California search of licensed Christian therapists in Whittier who are committed to using Biblical based principles in their sessions with you. A licensed therapist has a minimum of a masters degree in counseling, and having the right therapist who respects and embraces your Christian beliefs is a great step forward in finding the proper help.  Counseling that is grounded in the Bible seeks to respect your spiritual walk and and uphold the values you cherish. Speak with a Christian therapist in Whittier, California today, contact forms are "open" 24/7.

Whittier is located in Los Angeles County, California. It has a land area of 14.64 square miles and a water area of 0.01 square miles.  The population of Whittier is 87,438 people with 27,525 households and a median annual income of $66,457. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Whittier, CA

Generally Affordable

Therapists in Whittier 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 Whittier public health department.