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.


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

Vanessa Hughes, MA, SEP

Vanessa Hughes, MA, SEP

Alternative and Integrated Practitioner

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.

Katelin Hanhart, LCSW LCADC

Katelin Hanhart, LCSW LCADC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Available for Online Therapy

Reaching out for help can be hard; I work on helping to make it a bit easier. My style is non-judgmental, supportive, and validating, while also being honest and direct. I look forward to hearing about how I can support you in your therapy process.

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.

Maureen Loftis, MA, JD

Maureen Loftis, MA, JD

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

3080 North Lake Blvd., Suite 2B, Tahoe City, California 96145 | 530-386-7992

Do you want to improve relationships? Manage anxiety, anger or other uncomfortable emotions in a different way? Therapy helps clarify your challenges and provides strategies to help you move toward a more balanced life.


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.