Counseling in Dana Point, CA. Find the Right Therapist.

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

Vicki Asher Wills, PsyD, LCSW

Vicki Asher Wills, PsyD, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Clinical Psychology Doctor

128 Del Mar Ave.2E, San Clemente, California 92629 | 949-648-1213

My approach is collaborative. To specifically mold my work to fit each client, I integrate a variety of theories and strategies personally designed to improve communication skills, conflict resolution skills, self-esteem, relief from depression & anxiety.

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.

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.

John Kane, AMFT, APCC

John Kane, AMFT, APCC

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

Life is hard and everyone has to deal with suffering and challenges. But you do not need to go through things alone. I provide a safe and understanding environment for you to grow and face any challenge you need or want to process or overcome! Accepting new clients!

Related Sites:
City Of Dana Point
California Coalition for Counselor Licensure

Therapy Dana Point, CA

Dana Point, Three Arch Bay, South Laguna

Dana Point is a quaint beach town that nestles up to it's neighbor Capistrano Beach. With a population of 34.048 the median age of residence is 44 which is close to the California median age of 45. With only roughly just under a thousand less males than females and a median income to 79,000.1

Mental Health in Dana Point

Dana Point is a picturesque region of southern Orange County, but is underdeveloped in its social services. Approximately 50% of citizens in the region seeking mental health services do not receive them. The population of Dana Point has been recognized as a Medically Underserved Population (MUP).2 Areas similar to Dana Point, with large low income populations, cultural and linguistic minorities, and economic inequity are eligible for the MUP designation. Largely due to these income barriers and cultural conflict, Dana Point�s population has faced many mental health problems. Approximately 3.8% of the population of Orange County claim that their emotions impact their life and happiness.3 Extreme social life detriment is experienced by 4.7% of adults and 3.3% believe that their careers and jobs suffer the consequences of their psychological impairment.

Current Initiatives

There have been initiatives taken by the people of Orange County. Various services such as counseling and outdoor behavioral programs are being provided to the patients. The League of Woman sponsors an educational public forum on mental health with a panel of speakers. With the help of many medical students, doctors, and researchers, prevention techniques have been outlined and made accessible to the community.4 Efforts have also been made by scientists in hospitals around the country to further comprehend the mechanism of psychological disorders; the results of which will be made public to residents of the Orange County in the near future.5


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2. Saddleback Memorial Medical Center. (2016). Community Needs Health Assessment. Retrieved from
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4. Capo Bay League of Women. (2016). Mental Health Program. Retrieved from
5. Brighamandwomens. (2017). Departmments & Services. Retrieved from

Dana Point is located in Orange County, California. It has a land area of 6.49 square miles and a water area of 22.97 square miles.  The population of Dana Point is 34,181 people with 14,455 households and a median annual income of $84,411. .

Therapy Affordability Meter for Dana Point, CA

Mostly Affordable

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