Counseling in Claremont, CA. Find the Right Therapist.

Safe, effective, and caring. Affordable therapists near you in Claremont, California will help you make the changes you want.

Verdant Oak Behavioral Health, Psy.D. and Ph.D.

Verdant Oak Behavioral Health, Psy.D. and Ph.D.


1151 El Centro Street, Suite B, SOUTH PASADENA, California 91030 | 323-345-1402

At Aspire Therapy, we strive to help you to be your best self. We recognize the power of accomplishment, the need for support and time for reflection and planning to follow your dreams.

Christi Lindsay, PsyD

Christi Lindsay, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Available for Online Therapy

I love working with people and helping them grow, overcome obstacles, and discover themselves. I am here to help you with whatever you are struggling with - to help you feel better and be more settled and in control of your life and your future.

Reverend Sherri Board, LCPC

Reverend Sherri Board, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor

Available for Online Therapy

My name is Reverend Sherri L. Board, M.A. I am a Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor and also a Certified Temperament Counselor. I enjoy helping my clients learn about their true temperament needs and also focus on helping adult survivors of childhood abuse with issues

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

At Home or Private Discreet Intensives

Grey Matters Intl & Dr. Kevin Fleming(cited expert for NY Times, CNN, Fortune, Sporting News)is all about bold thinking & neuroscience innovation in getting mood/behavior change when shrinking,feel good self-help, and pills aren't cutting it. Indiv/couples/family.

Related Sites:
City Of Claremont CA
California Coalition for Counselor Licensure

Therapy Claremont, CA

Claremont, San Dimas CA, Montclair, La Verne CA

Although known primarily as a college town, Claremont, California is also a great place for families. Nestled in the foothills of the San Bernardino Mountains east of Los Angeles, the town boasts 23 parks within the city limits, offering recreational activities for all ages.1 Most offer playgrounds, family picnic areas, tennis courts, basketball courts, and soccer and baseball fields. The city itself offers a preschool program for children under age five, and summer day camps for school-age children and teenagers. A Youth Activity Center offers after-school activities, as well as a drop-in gathering place for community teenagers. The center also offers a variety of special events aimed at teenagers. Several times a year, the city sponsors special events for families, including an egg hunt in the spring, a May family festival, and a children’s concert series during the month of July. The city is also home to the Raymond M. Alf Museum of Paleontology, which boasts the largest collection of fossilized footprints in the United States, as well as dinosaur eggs, skeletal casts of dinosaurs, and a variety of hands-on exhibits.

Mental Health in Claremont

Claremont, California is located close to the southern, coastal edge of California, though it is inland about sixty miles. The total population of this area is approximately 35,000 people. A little less than 83% of the population has been living in the same home for over a year, which creates a more stable environment, which can be helpful for people suffering from mental health problems. The average number of people living in a household is 2.57 and 8.6% of the population falls below poverty threshold.2 In addition, the city also has poor ratings for safety and schools are located high on the charts for suspension and expulsion rates over drug abuse and violence�in fact, there is over a 6% suspension rate.3

These are just a few of the indicators that lead to mental illness in children and adults. Conditions like this can lead to depression, drug abuse, violence, paranoia, and overall poor mental health. Suicide and crimes are problems that are not unheard of in this area and, though the government and other organizations have taken steps to help the conditions, mental health issues are still a problem and cases are appearing more frequently. Mental illnesses are issues that need to be solved on an individual level as each case is unique in its own way.

Current Initiatives

The Pomona Valley affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI PV) is a non-profit organization committed to those who suffer from mental illness. This local chapter provides education, advocacy, and support for not only individuals who have the illness, but also for family members and the community as a whole. There are various resources available, such as a confidential information and referral helpline to help navigate the path to recovery. Call 909-399-0305 to access this helpline. There are classes that provide information on treatment, recovery, and advocacy for issues such as bipolar depression, anxiety, and other mental illnesses, which are often held at the NAMI Headquarters located at 462 North Indian Hill Boulevard, Claremont, California 91711. Through community outreach they are able to increase awareness and dispel myths and stigma surrounding mental illness. To connect with NAMI Pomona Valley, you may wish to join one of their monthly meetings. For dates and times or any other information, please call 909-399-0305.


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Claremont is located in Los Angeles County, California. It has a land area of 13.35 square miles and a water area of 0.13 square miles.  The population of Claremont is 36,283 people with 11,673 households and a median annual income of $88,523. .

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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Claremont 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 Claremont public health department.