Counseling in Lafayette, CA. Find the Right Therapist.

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


Shohreh Schmuecker, MA. LMFT (#105346)

Shohreh Schmuecker, MA. LMFT (#105346)

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Lafayette, California 94549 | 925-238-8605

Providing compassionate, kind therapy for women, that allows you to feel safe enough to explore your internal and external world.

Paul Linde

Paul Linde

MD

Available for Online Therapy

I am a board-certified psychiatrist with over 25 years in emergency psychiatric care. I am the Clinical Supervisor & Psychiatric Consultant at Ria Health, an online alcohol treatment program.

Sean Sprigle, LPCC

Sean Sprigle, LPCC

Licensed professional clinical counselor

Available for Online Therapy

Hi there, my name is sean. My clients find me to be attentive, compassionate, patient, understanding, and knowledgeable. I have been told before that I’m easy to trust and people feel relaxed around me.

Meri Levy, LMFT

Meri Levy, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #88213

3468 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Suite B201, Lafayette, California 94549 | 925-385-8848

I work with parents and chronic pain sufferers who are too hard on themselves, helping them to improve self-care and to feel more comfortable in their own skin. I believe that providing a nurturing, authentic relationship in therapy allows clients to grow.

Taylor Wikel, MA, LMFT

Taylor Wikel, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

Coming to therapy can be a vulnerable experience, which is why I aim to provide a safe, supportive, empathetic and nonjudgmental environment. Whether you are struggling with anxiety, depression or trauma, I will help you recognize your strengths in order to overcome you

Kimberly Koljat, LMFT, LIMFT-S, RPT-S, RDT

Kimberly Koljat, LMFT, LIMFT-S, RPT-S, RDT

Licensed Independent Marriage and Family Therapist Supervisor

Available for Online Therapy

LMFT who combines talk, creative arts, and play to address personal hurdles and unspoken pains with my clients. I offer mutually co-created opportunities for change through creative arts therapies because sometimes words aren't enough, no matter your age.

Brian Jones, AMFT

Brian Jones, AMFT

Brian La Roy Jones, Associate Marriage & Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

Ready For Relief? Looking For Solutions? I Show Couples How To Go From Rejected To Connected; Teens & Adults From Stuck, Anxious & Depressed To Peaceful, Empowered & Feeling Good! I Offer a Risk-Free 50 Minute Consultation - No Charge To You!


Related Sites:
Town of Lafayette
California Coalition for Counselor Licensure

Therapy Lafayette, CA

Orinda CA, Saranap CA, Springhill CA, Tiffany Hills, Via Roble, Rheem Valley CA

Lafayette is located within the great state of California and offers a wide variety of family-fun attractions, events and activities sure to be entertaining. Here your children, teenagers, and adult family members will find something to meet their needs. Lafayette Hillside Memorial is a breathtaking site in which thousands of crosses are aligned in honor of those killed in Iraq. The Thomas Kinkade Galleries in the city’s art museum is absolutely magnificent featuring one of the most well-known contemporary painters around. The Town Hall Theater has a variety of performances typically completed by highly talented amateurs. This attractions location is cozy and ideal for families with children and teenagers of all ages.1 Century Walnut Creed Downtown 14 is a relatively large site where you and your family can sit back and enjoy the newly released films while enjoying a bag of popcorn from the concession stand. Happy Valley Elementary and Springstone Community High are two fo several schools located nearby.

Mental Health in Lafayette

In Lafayette, the well-being of children and adolescents is a top priority with 24.9% of the population under the age of 18.2 The city encourages involvement with these young citizens by offering great schools and plenty of activities. Nevertheless, some children in Lafayette do not have ideal home environments. Whether victims of abuse or neglect, children are removed from homes every day and, often, this trauma results in serious behavioral and psychological problems.

Several agencies in Contra Costa county provide services to these troubled youth. Cherry Lane House, part of the Youth Homes, Inc. organization, has been serving children in crisis since 1965.3 Here, children can get the help they need in a stable environment. Among the services offered are emergency shelter, foster home placement, group homes, and community-based counseling. Aftercare services and mentoring are also available for teens who are out of the system. Call the main office at 925-933-2627 for more information about the Cherry Lane House in Lafayette.4

Current Education

Since Proposition 63 (the Mental Health Services Act) passed in 2004, Contra Costa Health Services has been working toward educating the public on ways to improve mental health for people of all ages. In addition to providing valuable resources, such as links to mental health providers and information regarding their annual plan updates, Contra Costa Health Services offers several brochures, handouts, and self-assessments for improving mental health. Current titles that can be found on their website include Facing Disappointment, Tips for Reducing Stress, and Tips to Maintain a Positive Attitude.5


References

1. Wikipedia. (2017). Lafayette, California. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lafayette,_California
2. Bay Area Census. (2010). City of Lafayette. Retrieved from http://www.bayareacensus.ca.gov/cities/Lafayette.htm
3. Youth Homes, Inc. (2017). About Youth Homes. Retrieved from http://youthhomes.org/About%20Youth%20Homes/
4. Youth Homes, Inc. (2017). Contact Us. Retrieved from http://youthhomes.org/contact_us.php
5. Contra Costa Health Systems. (2017). Mental Health Wellness and Education. Retrieved from http://cchealth.org/mentalhealth/mhsa/wellness-education.php

Lafayette is located in Contra Costa County, California. It has a land area of 15.04 square miles and a water area of 0.16 square miles.  The population of Lafayette is 25,843 people with 9,403 households and a median annual income of $137,895. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Lafayette, CA

Widely Affordable

Licensed, professional counseling in Lafayette 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 Lafayette public health department.