Counseling in Fontana, CA. Find the Right Therapist.

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Deborah Vinall, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Fontana

I provide holistic (thoughts, feelings, physical awareness, spirituality) therapy within the context of an authentic, supportive, compassionate, and confidential relationship. It is my joy to assist you in moving from victim to victorious, from hurting to wholeness!

Daryl Temkin, Ph.D

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Online Therapist / Coach

I strive to provide a nurturing and safe listening and responding environment for you to share your life concerns. My aim is to help discover options and possibilities that can bring hope and encourage successful life steps and liberating choices.

Thomas Luttrell, PhD

Registered Marriage and Family Therapist Intern (MFTI)

Within driving distance of Fontana

Are you struggling with relationships, addiction, dating, marriage, divorce, conflict, or past hurts? Therapy can save relationships or make a positive change. I provide in-depth psychotherapy, integrating research, systems thinking, and spirituality.

Teri Joens-White, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Fontana

My passion is to help people reach their highest potential. To focus on strengths. I have been a therapist for over 22 years. I work on the faulty beliefs and messages one gives themselves that holds them hostage to their anxiety, depression and poor relationships.

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist

Online Therapist / Coach

Are you fulfilled by your relationships as you deserve to be? I specialize in online relationship counseling for LGBTQ and hetero clients. By examining your life and relationships with a counselor you can increase your capacity for happiness and success.

Catherine Wheeler, MFT

Dr.

Within driving distance of Fontana

Dr. Wheeler specializes in TOOLS for both personal and couples growth. Tools give you more focus than "talk therapy" as you grow out of the PATTERNS that cause problems in relationships for couples, premarital, singles. Tools also help decrease anxiety and depression

Pacific Grove Hospital

Within driving distance of Fontana

Licensed to operate 68 beds, Pacific Grove Hospital is located in Riverside, California and provides exemplary inpatient and outpatient psychiatric and chemical dependency treatment for individuals in need of the resources required to live healthier lifestyles.

Stuart Kaplowitz, MFT

Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Fontana

What's missing in your relationships? Do you experience doubt or put too much pressure on yourself? Who is there to support you? I enhance relationships, address depression, anxiety, anger, etc. I believe we all get stuck sometimes. I love what I do and can help.

Andre Estephan, Ed.D, LMFT, CSAT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Fontana

Life’s challenges can become stepping stones to a remarkable growth and change! For the past 15 years, I have been helping people with problems related to communication, infidelity, intimacy, sex addiction, trauma, self-esteem, etc. Call me today. I would love to help!

Ed Segawa, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Fontana

Award winning counselor recognized by the U.S. Congress, CA State Senate and County of LA for outstanding and dedicated service to his clients. People often say their results with him are the best they've ever experienced. He sees clients of all all ages.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Online Therapist / Coach

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 Quinlan, Psy.D.

Psychologist (License # PSY23794)

Within driving distance of Fontana

Dr. Quinlan graduated from Trinity College of Graduate Studies with the focus of integrating Christian spirituality and psychology. Severe mental health problems, have questions, or just need to be heard? Make an appointment online at Transforming-Minds.org.

Lu Ann Ahrens, MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Fontana

Life can be lonely, especially when you are struggling with emotional pain. I work with individuals, couples and families to find hope/healing. I specialize in helping couples/relationships because relationships are too important to not fight for! Call me!



Related Sites:
City of Fontana
California Coalition for Counselor Licensure

Therapy Fontana, CA

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Community happenings in Fontana include the Fontana Days, which is an annual celebration and hosted by the Exchange Club.  These traditions date back to 1913 when the city was founded.  Fontana Days are held to help build community spirit with the residents, giving them a reason to come out and get together.  This is a four-day event that includes a car show, parade, Hen Derby, carnival with both rides and games, and a lot of different merchant and food booths to satisfy any age and palate.  The highlight is the parade when many area marching bands as well as other participants throughout Southern California.  The event involves the whole community, encouraging everyone to participate.  All proceeds that are generated with Fontana Days are funneled back into the community that supports local programs for both the young and the elderly residents.

Other areas of interest in Fontana include the Civic Auditorium, which is a 1,000 seat auditorium and arts center.  The City of Fontana supports the auditorium with its strong belief that the arts play an important role in the well-rounded development of a community.  The city feels that the civic center is representative of civic pride in the city and has become a focal point for the creative activities of the citizens of Fontana and the Inland Empire.  The Mary Vagle Science and Nature Center also offers educational activities, such as reptile viewing areas, hands on programs and displays.1 There is also a self-guided hiking trail and afterschool program and summer camp programs.  There are individuals and community groups that volunteer helping to preserve and maintain the center.

Mental Health in Fontana

With a population of 201,812, Fontana is a city composed of diverse racial groups. Almost 18% of the population lives below poverty line. Similarly, the educational attainment of the populace is low, as 28.4% of the people did not attend or graduate from high school. Due to a large proportion of the immigrant population, many residents struggle with unemployment, which further exacerbates their health concerns.

Approximately 8.8% of the population is dealing with some form of disability and common mental health problems include depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, ethnic problems, family issues, sexual issues, and spiritual concerns. The percentage of people who reported a mental health problem within the last year was 14.2%.2 Similarly, suicide rate is a sizeable 12.3 per 100,000. Homelessness, economic problems, illness, lack of insurance, and access to healthcare is aggravating mental health issues. Almost 64% of the population resides in an area with low healthcare provision.3

Despite the grim prospects as a non-profit organization, Kaiser Permanente has introduced affordable healthcare plans and uses preventative measures to promote communal health. It aims to provide equitable access to better healthcare and addresses issues such as mental health disorders, obesity, and violence. The Kaiser Foundation Hospital � Fontana Medical Center Service Area serves most of the areas in the San Bernardino County. Please call 909-427-5000 for further details.

Current Initiatives

Presently, the Student Mental Health Initiative in California aims to educate students in ways that can fortify their well-being. It operates on campus to provide suicide prevention facilities, support groups, and general mental illnesses awareness. In addition, the California Pan-Ethnic Health Network recommends stringent provisions for reducing crime, increasing physical education, and establishing health centers in schools.4


References

1. Wikipedia. (2017). Fontana, CA. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fontana,_California
2. Kaiser Foundation Hospital � Fontana. (2016). Community Health Needs Assessment. Retrieved from http://share.kaiserpermanente.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/Fontana-CHNA-2013.pdf
3. California Mental Health Services Authority. (2017). Student Mental Health Initiative. Retrieved from http://calmhsa.org/programs/student-mental-health-initiative-smhi/
4. California Pan-Ethnic Health Network. (2016). Spotlight on Children�s Health: San Bernardino County. Retrieved from http://www.cpehn.org/pdfs/SpotlightChildrensHealthSanBernardino.pdf

Fontana is located in San Bernardino County, California. It has a land area of 43.01 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Fontana is 207,460 people with 49,975 households and a median annual income of $64,824. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Fontana, CA

Generally Affordable

Therapists in Fontana 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