Counseling in Laguna Woods, CA. Find the Right Therapist.

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Vicki Asher Wills, PsyD, LCSW

Vicki Asher Wills, PsyD, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Clinical Psychology Doctor

In 92691 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

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.

Maria Darcy, Ph.D., ABS

Maria Darcy, Ph.D., ABS

Licensed Psychologist PSY 26246, Certified Sex Therapist

In 92660 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

Hello, I'm Maria Darcy, Licensed Psychologist & Cert. Sex Therapist. I have worked with individuals & couples in the U.S. & Europe for 15+ yrs. Clients describe me as extremely competent, open, warm & committed to our work together. I look forward to hearing from you.

OC Relationship Center, LMFT

OC Relationship Center, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92603 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

You deserve to feel better - in your life and relationships. At OC Relationship Center we want to help you find more love, more joy, more peace...and less conflict and less stress. Our licensed and caring counselors can help if you are single, dating, married, divorced.

Carla DeFraine, Ph.D.

Carla DeFraine, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 92618 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

Dr. DeFraine received her degrees from Harvard and Vanderbilt. She is warm, intelligent, kind, and incredibly effective.

Betsy Walli, MS, PhD

Betsy Walli, MS, PhD

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist 85860

In 90740 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

I am a relationship expert - certified in Emotionally Focused Therapy by ICEEFT. I help clients break out of the destructive, negative cycles in which they are stuck; make sense of their own and others’ emotions; and create close, healthy relationships.

Laura Adams, Psy.D., MFT

Laura Adams, Psy.D., MFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist & Psychoanalyst

In 92692 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

Dr. Laura Adams is a licensed Marriage Family Therapist and Psychoanalyst with private practices in Mission Viejo and Newport Beach. Using psychoanalytic psychotherapy, she counsels individuals, couples and families who want to address long term problems and patterns.

Rochelle Green, PhD, RPS

Rochelle Green, PhD, RPS

Research Psychoanalyst Candidate

In 92660 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

I believe in creating a safe and supportive environment in order to help clients achieve their goals and gain awareness about themselves and their relationships.

Hui Reccow, MA, LMFT

Hui Reccow, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

In 92660 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

Dealing with fear, grief, or pain? I can help. I draw upon extensive training in meditation, psychology, yoga, and Aikido (martial arts) to help you navigate the unseen world of feelings and emotions, in order to heal and reconnect with the Real You.

Philip Kolba, MA

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist

Available for Online Therapy

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.

Mark Pines, MA LMFT

Mark Pines, MA LMFT

License Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92630 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

What are you reaching for? Is it peace of mind? Is it the hand of someone you love? Perhaps you are trying to find something you lost along the way? Something hard to put your finger on…a joy that is somehow missing?

Brenda Gesell, Ph.D., MFT

Brenda Gesell, Ph.D., MFT

Gesell Psychotherapy

In 92612 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

There is value in our psychological symptoms. Painful symptoms (i.e. fear and anxiety, depression, unexplained somatic issues, anger) are powerful unconscious messages informing you that there is in imbalance. Your suffering is calling you to grow and expand.

Maryam Jamili, MA, MFTI, AMFT

Maryam Jamili, MA, MFTI, AMFT

Associate Marriage & Family Therapist

In 92630 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

Limited time offer $55.00 per session with limited spots available. Saturdays appointments available. Am I the right therapist for you? I use Solution Focus Therapy to focus on client's present and future and to find solutions for their problems.

Carl Wells, Carl S. Wells Ph.D

Carl Wells, Carl S. Wells Ph.D

California Licensed Clinical Psychologist, MFT

In 92647 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

Get a quick response to calls or email if you have emotional pain or are making a confusing transition. Are you facing a difficult decision? You can get an experienced and compassionate listener. Learn to become your own therapist with research proven tools.



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California Coalition for Counselor Licensure

Therapy Laguna Woods, CA

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In the southern part of the County of Orange, California, there's a portion of land referred to as the saddleback valley. This lush area, only ten miles from the Pacific Ocean, is the location of a place called Laguna Woods. Around 90 % of the population in Laguna Woods is of retirement age, so one would expect nearly everything to be aimed at the senior demographic, which is only partially true. It turns out that this community has several passions, and schools are one of those passions. Here, in Laguna Woods, several school choices are available to students, from private-parochial to public. At the main museum in the area, the Laguna Art Museum, students---from elementary school age to teenagers---are encouraged to tour its exhibitions. Although the museum contains over 3500 works, ranging from the early nineteenth century to present day, Laguna Woods residents are especially proud of the impressionistic paintings of William Wendt (1865-1946).1 After Wendt moved to Laguna Woods, it seemed he couldn't get enough of painting its beautiful landscapes.

Mental Health in Laguna Woods

Many residents in Laguna Woods face barriers to achieving independence and self-sufficiency because of a disability. Individuals with serious and persistent mental illnesses are able to take advantage of training programs at the Goodwill of Orange County that provide the knowledge, skills, and resources to make independent living more likely. Work experience programs provide these tools, while continuous vocational assessments and job coaching ensure that individuals in the program meet their job-related goals. Peer support and counseling services address the mental health needs of program participants as well. Additional details about these services are available by calling 714-796-0266.2

Laguna Woods residents who struggle with substance use can find help and support through the Orange County chapter of Narcotics Anonymous (NA). NA is a community-based organization that uses peer support to help individuals live a drug-free life. NA holds meetings throughout the county, and all who have struggled or continue to struggle with substance use are welcome to attend. All meetings are free. Call 714-590-2388 to get more information about meetings in Orange County.3

Current Initiatives

Orange County is home to nearly 140,000 veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces.4 Soldiers returning from service often face many challenges as they transition back to civilian life, not the least of which are mental health issues such as depression, anxiety and posttraumatic stress disorder. To help returning veterans acquire the tools and services they need to overcome these challenges, the Orange County Community Foundation began the Orange County Veteran Services Initiative. As part of the program, veterans can access resources regarding transition to civilian life, education, financial assistance, and mental health care. To inquire about the initiative, call 949-553-4202.5


References

1. Wikipedia. (2017). Laguna Woods, CA. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laguna_Woods,_California.
2. Goodwill of Orange County. (2016). EmploymentWORKS. Retrieved from http://www.ocgoodwill.org/changing-lives/employmentworks.
3. Orange County Narcotics Anonymous. (2017). Home - Orange County Narcotics Anonymous. Retrieved from http://www.orangecountyna.org/.
4. United States Census Bureau. (2017). State and County Quickfacts - Orange County, California. Retrieved from http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/06/06059.html.
5. Orange County Community Foundation. (2017). Orange County Veteran Services Initiative. Retrieved from http://www.oc-cf.org/veterans.

Laguna Woods is located in Orange County, California. It has a land area of 3.34 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Laguna Woods is 16,406 people with 11,306 households and a median annual income of $38,674. .


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Counseling in this region can be difficult to afford for many people without insurance. Most people in Laguna Woods are not able to commit to a weekly therapy session without proper budgeting. The good news is that counselors in Laguna Woods may offer sliding scale fees or low cost options. Insurance may cover your sessions as well. Talk to your therapist to learn more. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Laguna Woods public health department.