Counseling in Pacific Palisades, CA. Find the Right Therapist.

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


Brenda Perry, M.A, AMFT

Brenda Perry, M.A, AMFT

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90266 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

I will help you realize your full potential by accessing the internal resources you already have. Therapy can help with managing anxiety, relationship problems, life transitions, stress, depression, parenting, maternal and postnatal issues. Spanish, LGBT affirming.

Kevin Bergen, MA, MFT

Kevin Bergen, MA, MFT

Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90505 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

You need an understanding coach/therapist/counselor in a comfortable, safe space--that's our focus at CCRG. You'll find quality counseling with skilled clinicians, healthy recovery from any addiction, and positive growth in your life.

Mark Tinley, LMFT

Mark Tinley, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90017 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

Downtown LA Office - You can change for the BETTER if you learn new ways of seeing a situation and understand the different possibilities - You can then make different choices and get better results - You don't have to depend on other people for things to improve.

Naphtali Roberts, MA, LMFT

Naphtali Roberts, MA, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91020 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

As I meet with each new individual or family I seek to provide a place where they can safely share their story and what is getting in the way of them thriving. I love that each of my clients brings a different story with a different conflict they are looking to solve.

Meredith Silversmith, Relationship Coach

Meredith Silversmith, Relationship Coach

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90001 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

I provide relationship coaching to support, empower, and teach couples how to be happy together again. When you understand why couples fight and how unresolved conflicts snowball into deep resentment and unhappiness, you're able to help reverse it.

Gail Desilets, MA, MS, LMFT

Gail Desilets, MA, MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90806 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

Have you said to yourself "THINGS HAVE GOT TO CHANGE!"?. Maybe you had tears in your eyes? Maybe you have been tossing and turning at night? Well good for you for doing something about it! Keep going...

The A Treatment Center, LPCC, LMFT

The A Treatment Center, LPCC, LMFT

The A Treatment Center; Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91030 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

We are a team of Psychotherapist's who enjoy helping & healing clients. We believe in personalized care based on your mental health needs. We offer services ranging from Solution Focused, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Hypnosis, Mindfulness, Family Systems, EMDR & more

Todd Deutsch, LMFT

Todd Deutsch, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90025 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

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.

Darryl Christian, M.A., L.M.F.T., A.T.R.-B.C.

Darryl Christian, M.A., L.M.F.T., A.T.R.-B.C.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Board Certified Art Therapist

In 91362 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

We all experience challenges and difficulties in our relationships, careers, and personal satisfaction. I offer an opportunity to explore your strengths, challenges and concerns in a safe, trusting relationship.

Betsy Walli, MS, PhD

Betsy Walli, MS, PhD

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist 85860

In 90250 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

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.

Laurie Burns, M.S., MFT

Laurie Burns, M.S., MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90290 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

My work as a therapist provides a profoundly relational context for the integration of emotional expansiveness, human understanding, and the capacity to bear life's inevitable trials-opening new paths and new possibilities for richer and deeper meaning in our lives.

Adam Sheck, PsyD

Adam Sheck, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 90048 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

As a Clinical Psychologist with over 25 years of experience, the focus of my work is PASSION. My work with individuals and couples is to create a deeper relationship first within ourselves and then within the relationship to have a more fulfilled and passionate life.

Scott Harris, Ph.D.

Scott Harris, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 90049 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

I work with children, adolescents and families and am available in a time of crisis. A crisis for your child or adolescent can occur at any time. It is always best to try to calmly understand, respond and provide care and support.

Alaleh Selkirk, Ph.D.

Alaleh Selkirk, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 90210 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

Whether you feel weighed down by sadness, consumed by worry, haunted by the past, or unseen in your relationships, I am here to offer you validation and understanding. You are more resilient than you sometimes feel, and you deserve to feel in charge of your own life.

Cynthia Henrie, LMFT, BCET

Cynthia Henrie, LMFT, BCET

LA Therapy Network - Feminist Therapy, Trauma Experts

In 90401 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

Because Sometimes... You Need More Than a Friend... When expertise and experience count you can count on us to make the difference. Call us for a FREE initial consultation with one of our highly trained, experienced therapists! Sanity for the Insanity of Life!

Karen M. Lewis, MA, LMFT

Karen M. Lewis, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90026 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

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.

Wendy Jones, LCSW

Wendy Jones, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 93063 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

Have things become too much to handle on your own? Are you in need of support, guidance and some new ways to cope? I see individuals, couples, families and groups for therapy. I look forward to hearing from you, and working together to make things better.

Lori Freson, M.A., MFT

Lori Freson, M.A., MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91403 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

Are you neglecting yourself emotionally?You may be so busy taking care of your family that you’ve forgotten to take care of yourself.Find out how to reconnect with yourself AND improve your family life at the same time.

Laura Pescione, Ph.D.

Laura Pescione, Ph.D.

Psychologist

In 91403 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

Are you tired of feeling stuck? I provide an empathic, stimulating and collaborative approach that will help you turn obstacles into opportunities for understanding and growth. We can work together to help you to stop surviving your life and thrive in it instead.

Sandra Dupont, MA, MS, MFT

Sandra Dupont, MA, MS, MFT

Adolescent & Emerging Adulthood Specialist

In 90401 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

Graduation from college was only the beginning of your teen's journey. Now it's time to enlist the support of a Mentor to teach them the social and emotional skills they will need to succeed in the workplace. A holistic approach to helping young-adults thrive ...

Suzette Vaughan, LMFT

Suzette Vaughan, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90036 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

I work with teens, adults and couples and run groups. My approach is collaborative, non-judgemental and strengths-based. I use both Eastern and Western therapies including Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Mindfulness, and Acceptance Commitment Therapy.

Dana Fogel-Stark, LMFT

Dana Fogel-Stark, LMFT

Marriage & Family Therapist

In 91302 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

As a Marriage & Family Therapist, I am passionate to begin a journey with clients aimed at helping my clients achieve satisfaction and contentment within themselves and in their relationships. I focus on clients obtaining value and results in therapy.

Anita Langer, MA, LMFT

Anita Langer, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91505 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

Whether you are facing a challenging situation, medical diagnosis, or just want to take your life in a new direction, change is possible. My approach is relaxed, collaborative, and strength-based. You don't have to do it alone - let's do it together.

Lauren Muhlheim, Psy.D., FAED, CEDS

Lauren Muhlheim, Psy.D., FAED, CEDS

Clinical Psychologist

In 90010 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

I am a clinical psychologist who provides psychotherapy to adolescents and adults with eating disorders, anxiety, and depression. I specialize in providing evidence-based treatment and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). I also provide family-based treatment (FBT).

Sheila Forman, PhD, CGP

Sheila Forman, PhD, CGP

Psychologist

In 90403 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

I am a Psychologist and Certified Group Psychotherapist. "Group" has been my specialty for over twenty years. My groups meet weekly for 90 minutes and are limited to 10 people. Because I carefully select who goes into which group, interviews are required.



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Pacific Palisades Chamber of Commerce
California Board of Behavioral Sciences

Counseling Pacific Palisades California

Therapist Los Angeles, UCLA, LA

The Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles, California is a great place with a surplus of attractions for the entire family as well as couples. One great place for those who love reading is the Los Angeles Public Library, here you and your family can delve into a great book or take your children to family story time which is held daily. Rustic Canyon Park is another popular attraction for those seeking to engage in recreational activities such as tennis, basketball, volleyball and more. Furthermore, this site provides amenities great for children and teenagers, including a play area and pool.1 The Village Arts Center offers dance and music classes for children and is suitable for all ages. Parents and couples seeking to get away from the chaos can enjoy wine tasting experiences within the area.

Mental Health in Pacific Palisades

Pacific Palisades is a generally affluent neighborhood in Los Angeles. With greater income comes greater access to quality mental health care. However, even though most residents of the city live comfortably, they still suffer from many common mental health issues such as anxiety, depression and drug and alcohol abuse. As a whole, over 15 percent of Los Angeles County residents have used an illegal drug in the last year. Nearly 9 percent of the county's residents have a substance abuse disorder.2 While the rates for these mental health problems are lower in Pacific Palisades, those who suffer from these issues still need access to appropriate mental health programs and services.

Mental Health America is a nationwide non-profit organization that seeks to improve the functioning of mentally ill residents, as well as advocate on their behalf in their local communities. The Los Angeles chapter of MHA works to inform elected officials throughout Los Angeles County about pressing issues regarding the mental health of area residents. MHA works to protect the rights of the mentally ill as it pertains to housing, education and employment. To inquire about the local advocacy programs in the Pacific Palisades area, call 562-285-1330.3

Current Education

The University of California Los Angeles offers graduate programs in social work that provide training for students to enter the mental health field as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist or a Rehabilitation Counselor. Students in the program learn how to deliver therapeutic services such as individual, group and family counseling, substance abuse treatment and crisis intervention services. Graduates of the program are eligible for California licensure through the state Board of Behavioral Sciences. For further information, call 310-825-2961.4


References

1. City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks. (2017). Rustic Canyon Park. Retrieved from http://laparks.org/dos/parks/facility/rusticCynPk.htm.
2. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2016). Substance Use and Mental Disorders in the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana MSA. Retrieved from http://www.samhsa.gov/data/NSDUHMetroBriefReports/NSDUH-Metro-Los-Angeles.pdf.
3. Mental Health America Los Angeles. (2008). Advocacy. Retrieved from http://www.mhala.org/advocacy.htm.
4. University of California Los Angeles. (2017). Careers in the Helping Professions. Retrieved from http://www.psych.ucla.edu/undergraduate/services/careers/careers-in-the-helping-professions.

Pacific Palisades is located in Los Angeles County, California.  The population of Pacific Palisades is 27,000 people.