Counseling in Los Angeles, CA. Find the Right Therapist.

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


Todd Deutsch, LMFT

Todd Deutsch, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

10350 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 300, Los Angeles, California 90025 | 800-969-6791

It takes courage to ask for help. My role with my clients is to bridge the gap on where they are today and where they want to be in the future. There is no specific path to achieve this goal yet with support, fulfillment can be achieved.

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.

Ellie Zarrabian, PhD, CMT

Ellie Zarrabian, PhD, CMT

Coach/consultant

11850 Wilshire Blvd. , Los Angeles, California 90025 | 310-498-3573

If you are facing personal, relationship, or career challenges, reach out to me. I work with spiritually aware clients who are looking for personal growth. I hold client sessions in Los Angeles, in Oakland, and online.

Patricia McMahon, MA, LMFT

Patricia McMahon, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

660 S. Figueroa St., Suite 1030, Los Angeles, California 90017 | 310-905-8273

I can offer you a warm, nonjudgmental presence. I can help you work through challenges you face at this time. I am compassionate and my approach is strength-based.

Lucy Cotter, LMFT

Lucy Cotter, LMFT

Psychotherapist

137 N. Larchmont Blvd. Suite 521, Los Angeles, California 90004 | 323 549-5377

I provide confidential online, phone or in-person therapy. You can discover a safe, caring environment for couples, individuals and families at Narrative Counseling Center. Contact Lucy Cotter today for a free phone consultation.

Bruce Levine, Ph.D., ABPP

Bruce Levine, Ph.D., ABPP

Board Certified Clinical Psychologist

Cedars-Sinai Medical Tower, 8631 West 3rd Street , Los Angeles, California 90048 | 323-250-2256

INTERNET, IN-OFFICE & PHONE SESSIONS. Dr. Levine is one of only 10 Board-Certified Clinical Psychologists within a 5-mile radius of Beverly Hills. He served as psychologist at the UCLA Medical School and was the former Chief Psychologist at South Nassau Hospital, NY

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.

Robin Landau PhD

Robin Landau PhD

Clinical Psychologist

28494 Westinghouse Pl, Suite 314, Santa Clarita, California 91355 | 424-272-6636

I offer insight-oriented psychotherapy to help you understand the underlying issues that may be causing your current difficulties. As each client brings with them their own history and needs, I work with you to create a treatment plan that is tailored to you.

Philip Starkman, MSW, RSW

Philip Starkman, MSW, RSW

Registered Psychotherapist

Available for Online Therapy

Finding one's way through the stormy days and nights sometimes requires a highly experienced guide. Self-limiting thoughts and feelings can be overcome. Joy and love can be realized by means of a skillful blending of Eastern and Western modalities.

Lindsey Rosenthal, M.A., L.M.F.T.

Lindsey Rosenthal, M.A., L.M.F.T.

Psychotherapist, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Mid Wilshire, near LACMA, Los Angeles, California 90048 | (310) 461-8298

Hi! I am a solution focused & goal oriented therapist. I am passionate about helping individuals & couples live their most fulfilled & meaningful lives. We will work together collaboratively to accomplish your goals & create a life that you are actually excited to live!

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Los Angeles, California 90077 | 1-877-606-6161

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.

Karen M. Lewis, MA, LMFT

Karen M. Lewis, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

1741 Silver Lake Blvd. Suite 2B, Los Angeles, California 90026 | 818-667-1839

In my practice, I help people grow, heal emotional wounds, improve their relationships, and overcome anxiety, depression, sadness, and anger. I reject the "one-size-fits-all" approach to therapy and will support you to figure out, and work towards, your goals.

Jeffrey Chernin, Ph.D., MFT

Jeffrey Chernin, Ph.D., MFT

Licensed Psychotherapist

6310 San Vicente Blvd. Suite 410, Los Angeles, California 90048 | 323-692-7781

NOW OFFERING INTERNET AND PHONE SESSIONS If you're depressed, anxious, abusing alcohol/drugs, or having relationship issues, I provide a particular therapy that can give you more peace of mind, feel better, and achieve your goals. I have over 25 years of experience.

Kristi Dechairo Ahern, APCC, LMHC, CGCS

Kristi Dechairo Ahern, APCC, LMHC, CGCS

Registered Associate Professional Clinical Counselor (APCC)*, Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)

4620 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, California 90027 | 3233642041

I provide an honest, collaborative, and warm approach in our work together. Through establishing a safe, trusting therapeutic relationship we can discover your strengths while improving those issues creating difficulty in your life.

Mimi Shagaga, PsyD

Mimi Shagaga, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Beverly Hills, California 90212 | 424-274-2963

I am a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of California. I take a collaborative approach to therapy and work with clients to establish goals. Together we identify problem areas and work to find a balanced solution.

Alcoholism Center For Women

1147 South Alvarado Street, Los Angeles, California

The Alcoholism Center for Women (ACW) has been a substance abuse treatment facility for women for nearly 4 decades transforming lives with gender responsive trauma informed residential and outpatient treatment programs for women and youth. Located in the heart of Los Angeles in 2 turn of the century buildings, ACW's homey yet structured programs help women and youth obtain and main sobriety while making new choices for positive futures.

Nicole Woolf, M.A.Ed., MSW, ACSW

Nicole Woolf, M.A.Ed., MSW, ACSW

Associate Clinical Social Worker

566 South San Vicente Boulevard, Los Angeles , California 90048 | (213) 375-5366

Therapy shouldn't be scary. I take a holistic, strengthens based approach to address your concerns, as we work together to lessen your pain and grow your abilities.

Carl H. Shubs, Ph.D.

Carl H. Shubs, Ph.D.

Psychologist

321 S. Beverly Drive, Suite "L", Beverly Hills, California 90212 | (310) 772-0520

CREATE THE LIFE YOU WANT. Your life’s not working the way you'd like? Find out why and change it. - Struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, gay/lesbian/bisexual issues, addictions (substances or behaviors)? These are some of the special areas where I can help.


Related Sites:
City of Los Angeles
California Coalition for Counselor Licensure

 

Downtown Los Angeles, Counseling LA, Highland Park, Eagle Rock, Eastside, South LA, Hollywood, Wilshire

Los Angeles, CA is a bustling city to visit or to relocate to, and one of the busiest in the western United States. Having nearly 4 million people also makes it one of the largest in the U.S. offers a number of exciting attractions for tourists year round. Home to world famous Hollywood, this is the city of entertainment and has a history all its own, rich in culture, music, stardom, theater, and cinema. If you are lucky, you may spot a few celebrities moseying about their busy and stressful lifestyles. The greater LA area offers visitors and resident the opportunity to be as active or as sedentary as they like. If you are looking for a relaxing visit or activity, consider visiting the historic Queen Mary, strolling or roller blading down the sidewalks of Venice Beach or walking along the Santa Monica Pier. If you are looking for attractions to take your family, consider visiting Universal Studios, Disneyland or Knotts Berry Farm theme parks. The port of LA1 is the busiest in the United States, with ships continually docking and launching out to sea.

Mental Health in Los Angeles

The Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health (LAC-DMH)2 provides a frequently updated list of mental health services on its website. These services include, but are not limited to, a DMH service locator and a county crisis line, which can be reached directly by calling 1-800-854-7771. This crisis line is free and available to the general public 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

For those struggling with mental health issues related to gender roles and sexual orientation, there are several organizations available to help. The Trevor Project is one such organization. Founded in 1998, The Trevor Project is a leading provider of crisis intervention and suicide prevention services for those in the LGBT community.3 The organization offers free and safe opportunities to speak with trained counselors via phone, text, and Internet. For further information, please call the Trevor Lifeline at 866-488-7386.

If you or someone you know is suffering from poor mental health that has caused homelessness, Homeless Healthcare of Los Angeles4 is one of several organization within the Los Angeles County that can provide assistance. Services include an integrated treatment program, a harm reduction center, and community assessments. To learn more about these lifesaving programs, please call 213-381-8408.

Current Initiatives

There are many programs within Los Angeles that work with populations affected by hardship. The Foster Youth Mental Health Initiative seeks to provide better services to those in the foster care system by coordinating efforts of the child welfare system, mental health providers, schools, and other stakeholders. The first step of the initiative is to bring local resources together to develop concrete steps in improving foster youth mental healthcare.5


References

1. Port of Los Angeles. (2016). Home. Retrieved from http://www.portoflosangeles.org/
2. Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health. (2016). Portal - Our Services. Retrieved from http://dmh.lacounty.gov/wps/portal/dmh/our_services
3. The Trevor Project. (2016). Pages - Get Help Now. Retrieved from http://www.thetrevorproject.org/pages/get-help-now
4. Homeless Healthcare of Los Angeles. (2016). Services - Client Services. Retrieved from http://www.siteground181.com/~hhcla565/services/client-services
5. Children's Law Center of California. (2016). Foster Youth Mental Health Initiative. Retrieved from http://www.clcla.org/init_health.htm

Los Angeles is located in Los Angeles County, California. It has a land area of 468.73 square miles and a water area of 34.02 square miles.  The population of Los Angeles is 3.97 million people with 1.34 million households and a median annual income of $50,205. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Los Angeles, CA

Affordable with Planning

Therapy in Los Angeles is generally within financial reach for the average family, but some budget planning may be needed for a real commitment to weekly counseling. Remember that your mental health and happiness are important. Check with your Los Angeles therapist about insurance coverage or ask about sliding scale fees if there are any difficulties with accessibility. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Los Angeles public health department.