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.


Gary Stollman, Ph.D.

Gary Stollman, Ph.D.

Psychotherapist, Marriage Counselor, Professional Life Coach

In 90401 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

Dr. Gary Stollman utilizes a "no-nonsense" approach with direct feedback at its core. Featured on the Dr. Phil Show and Chief Therapist at the Viscott Center, Dr. Gary has unique ability to help you find solutions to seemingly complex problems with clarity and ease.

Toni Parker, PhD

Toni Parker, PhD

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Sex Therapist

In 91436 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

I have been a trusted resource for couples for over 20 years, pulling them through the toughest of times by providing "real"solutions that work, at every stage of love's life cycle from pre-marital counseling, new couples and new parents., through to empty nesters.

Karine Echighian, M.S., LMFT

Karine Echighian, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91364 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

Working together in support of reaching your goals, improving oneself and strengthening meaningful relationships. Providing a safe space and personalized treatment by combining various perspectives, assessments and activities to find what best fits your needs.

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 91361 - 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.

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.

Lara Harris, M.A., M.F.T.

Lara Harris, M.A., M.F.T.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90004 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

What is keeping you from living the life you want? I concentrate on helping people understand their actions, context, and the people around them in order to enable them to live the kinds of lives they want to lead.

Negar Khaefi, MFT, LPCC

Negar Khaefi, MFT, LPCC

Psychotherapist, Anxiety Specialist, EMDR Practitioner

In 90048 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

Are you living with a traumatic past, Relationship/Career Anxiety, Panic Disorder, Social Anxiety or OCD? I am an experienced Anxiety and PTSD therapist. My specialties are phobias/fears, traumatic memories, a sense of isolation, and Depression.

Timothy Patterson, M.A., MFT

Timothy Patterson, M.A., MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90048 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

For the past 28 years Timothy has successfully guided hundreds of clients struggling with depression, anxiety, and life transitions. Specializing in marital and couples therapy, he works with his clients in an atmosphere of compassion, acceptance and trust.

Betsy Sansby, MS, LMFT

Betsy Sansby, MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist & Communication Expert for over 30 years

In 90039 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

You won’t always feel this way. If you’re feeling lost or stuck and are ready to make the changes that will help you break through, I can help.

Brian Wry

Brian Wry

In 90048 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

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

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

Psychotherapist, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90048 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

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!

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.

Jennifer Flores, M.Ed., MS, LMFT

Jennifer Flores, M.Ed., MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91604 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

Therapy gives us an opportunity to find and give voice to our authentic selves, achieving healing in the process. I am passionate about working with couples, adults, and teens who have become stuck in destructive patterns and are looking for change.



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Counseling Pacific Palisades California

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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.