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.


Philip Kolba, MA LMHC NCC

Philip Kolba, MA LMHC NCC

Psychotherapist

In 90026 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

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.

Fredrick Harlan, MA, MA, MFTI

Fredrick Harlan, MA, MA, MFTI

Marriage & Family Therapist Intern

In 91360 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

Are you missing the passion in your relationship? Just can't communicate and having the same arguments? are you wondering if your relationship is going to survive? Or are you struggling to have a child, which is creating more stress in your life and relationship?

Brian Wry

Brian Wry

Licensed Therapist

In 90048 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

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.

Sandra Dupont, MA, MS, MFT

Sandra Dupont, MA, MS, MFT

Counseling, Coaching & Mentoring for Young-Adults

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 ...

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.

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.

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).

Edward L. De La Loza, LCSW

Edward L. De La Loza, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Available for Online Therapy

Edward has provided coaching and therapy support to assist individuals to achieve their personal and professional goals since 1997, through collaborating with his clients to develop a personalized, comprehensive, integrative and holistic plan for success.

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.

Carine Keenan, M.S., LMFT, CAMS-II

Carine Keenan, M.S., LMFT, CAMS-II

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91364 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

I am a caring marriage and family therapist with a natural desire and passion to help improve the lives of others. I provide a safe and compassionate space to work with individuals, couples, families, and children to enhance relationships and emotional well - being.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 90049 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

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.

Roland Frauchiger, M.A. MFT

Roland Frauchiger, M.A. MFT

Licensed MFT

In 90039 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

I work with individuals, couples and families. I believe in the Unity of Life. From the earliest single living cell to the complex human organism there is a basic energetic function that unites: Pain/ Pleasure,Thinking/ Emotion, Mind/ Body, Man/Women, Family/ Society.



Related Sites:
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.