Counseling in Ladera Ranch, CA. Find the Right Therapist.

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


Piper Walsh, Ph.D

Piper Walsh, Ph.D

Clinical Psychologist

3551 Camino Mira Costa Suite G, San Clemente, California 92672 | 949.370.4726

I feel very lucky. My clients invite me into their lives, often sharing personal and sometimes painful experiences. Despite the concerns the individuals, couples, and families face, I am grateful to offer support, hope, and I am impressed by their courage.

Vanessa Hughes, MA, SEP

Vanessa Hughes, MA, SEP

Alternative and Integrated Practitioner | GRIT Kids Coaching

Available for Online Therapy

I practice alternative approaches to emotional healing and wellness because traditional psychotherapy isn’t for everyone. I integrate an individual’s body, mind, and spirit/spirituality because sometimes we are stuck in one or all of these vital areas of our experience.

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.

Daryl Temkin, Ph.D

Daryl Temkin, Ph.D

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

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.


Related Sites:
Community Of Ladera Ranch
California Coalition for Counselor Licensure

Therapy Ladera Ranch, CA

Ladera Ranch

Ladera Ranch has several master planned communities. They are divided into nine villages. Five of those have themed clubhouses for that particular style.1 It has a private water park and skate park for residents only. The communities are dotted with round about and quaint side streets. Ladera Beach has many trails and is popular for hiking.

Mental Health in Ladera Ranch

Ladera Ranch�s 22,980 residents are a diverse community with 12.8 percent of its citizens being of Hispanic origin.2 For many in the Hispanic community, suicide among adolescent girls is a growing concern. In 2011, overall rates for suicide within the Hispanic community were significantly lower than for non-Hispanics. However, national suicide rates for Hispanic girls in grades 9-12 was more than 70% higher than for Caucasian girls in the same age group.3 With such alarming suicide statistics among adolescent girls, there is a clear need for suicide crisis help in Ladera Ranch, California.

Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services is one of the organizations offering suicide prevention and counseling for Orange County residents, including those from Ladera Ranch. The group provides mental health and substance abuse services regardless of the client's ability to pay. Crisis intervention, stabilization, counseling, youth-at-risk, and residential treatment are among the programs they offer to their clients.4 More importantly, Didi Hirsch offers a 24-hour suicide crisis line that can be reached toll free at 877-727-4747. For general non-emergency information about their services, please call 310-390-8896. Volunteers for the hotline are much needed and appreciated.

Current Initiatives

In 2004, voters in California passed the Mental Health Services Act to provide statewide prevention and early intervention services for Californians who experience mental illness, including suicidal ideation.5 The program focuses on reducing stigma and discrimination toward those with mental illness, suicide prevention, and student mental health. Didi Hirsch, an organization with 11 locations serving residents in Los Angeles and Orange County, is among the nine program partners for suicide prevention.


References

1. Wikipedia. (2017). Ladera Ranch, California. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ladera_Ranch,_California
2. United StatesCensus Bureau. (2017). State and County QuickFacts � Ladera Ranch, California. Retrieved from http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/06/0639114.html
3. The Office of Minority Health. (2017). Mental Health and Hispanics. Retrieved from http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/templates/content.aspx?lvl=3&lvlID=9&ID=6477
4. Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services. (2017). Suicide Prevention Center. Retrieved from http://www.didihirsch.org/spc
5. California Mental Health Services Authority. (2016). Evaluation of the California Mental Health Services Authority�s Prevention and Early Intervention Initiatives. Retrieved from http://calmhsa.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/Executive-Summary.pdf

Ladera Ranch is located in Orange County, California. It has a land area of 4.84 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Ladera Ranch is 26,010 people with 7,946 households and a median annual income of $134,435. .


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Widely Affordable

Licensed, professional counseling in Ladera Ranch 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 Ladera Ranch public health department.