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.


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

Laura MacRae-Serpa, M.A., CCLS, LMFT

Laura MacRae-Serpa, M.A., CCLS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91030 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

Creating space in our lives to reflect and process is important for our well- being, and maintenance of healthy relationships. Therapy provides an opportunity to validate our experiences.

Jamey Hecht, MA, PhD, LMFT

Jamey Hecht, MA, PhD, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90212 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

I help people to have mercy on themselves. Together we can identify and break patterns of thought and behavior that don't serve you; locate the resources you need to meet your goals; end all the pain we can; and find wisdom in whatever remains.

Mary Ann Aronsohn, MA, LMFT

Mary Ann Aronsohn, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91030 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

Guiding people through the restructuring of life because of separation/divorce is my specialty, including co-parenting, divorce coaching, and other aspects of family law matters. We'll help you keep your dignity, stay out of court, and preserve your relationships.

Chevvy Cheung, LCSW, PsyD.

Chevvy Cheung, LCSW, PsyD.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 90293 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

Life is too short to just go-through-the-motions. You can't shake the constant state of bad feelings. You have tried on your own to block the voice in your head that says, "you are not good enough" & "things will not get better". It's time to be happy. I'm with you.

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.

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.

Ellie Zarrabian, PhD, CMT

Ellie Zarrabian, PhD, CMT

Founder & Spiritual Director

In 90025 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

If you are sensitive, intuitive, creative, spiritual but not religious, feel easily overwhelmed and struggling with work or relationships then you may be a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP). Read on to see if you are an HSP and types of therapy available for you.

Jo Ellen Fletcher, M.A.,LMFT

Jo Ellen Fletcher, M.A.,LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 91302 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

As an empathic and dedicated psychotherapist I offer strong support as well as autonomy to my clients. The therapeutic relationship established in the therapy room creates a space which allows for change and well-being. My interpersonal approach is grounded in warmth a

Janet Niederman, Ph.D.

Janet Niederman, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 90025 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

You see yourself in the mirror and wonder when the joy left your face. I bring a depth of experience, compassion and skill to help you return to being your true self. Whether it's Depression, Anxiety, Adult ADHD, or another issue that's blocking you, please call.

Ann O'Brien, LCSW

Ann O'Brien, LCSW

Licensed Therapist

In 90066 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

We can all benefit from the right support in our lives. With it, we can emerge from challenging times in a happier, healthier place. Whether you are seeking support for a specific issue or an ongoing challenge, please reach out to get started!

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.

Mimi Shagaga, PsyD

Mimi Shagaga, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 90212 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

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.

Christi Lindsay, PsyD

Christi Lindsay, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Available for Online Therapy

I love working with people and helping them grow, overcome obstacles, and discover themselves. I am here to help you with whatever you are struggling with - to help you feel better and be more settled and in control of your life and your future.

Gary Brown, PhD, LMFT, FAPA

Gary Brown, PhD, LMFT, FAPA

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90049 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

I specialize in helping people in crisis. You may be struggling in a situation that, for whatever reasons, is not improving as you had hoped it would. I have helped hundreds and hundreds of people successfully navigate these choppy waters of life for over 25 years.

Lauren Stevenson, Psy.D.

Lauren Stevenson, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 91020 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

Dr. Stevenson's specialty is in integrating a comfortable therapeutic environment with scientifically proven interventions , all designed in collaboration with her clients to bring them the best possible outcomes and highest levels of success.

Beverly Scott, Beverly J Scott MS, LMFT

Beverly Scott, Beverly J Scott MS, LMFT

Beverly Scott LMFT

In 90277 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

I have practiced my passion for over 20 years and use my personal experience, I love working with couples, singles, children and have trained with the masters to be able to work miracles with my counseling and experience. Healing and forgiving emotional trauma works!

Jessica Hupf, LMFT

Jessica Hupf, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90290 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

I have the training and experience to provide my clients with solutions to the difficulties they are facing. I have been privileged to witness the growth and progress of many clients I have worked with. I provide a safe, professional, and comfortable working environment

Deborah Tucker, M.A., M.F.T.

Deborah Tucker, M.A., M.F.T.

Licensed marriage and family therapist (#17142)

In 93065 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

I help people of all ages make the changes they know are important. You don't have to stay stuck in old patterns. Together, we will work to help your relationships improve and help you achieve your goals. I'm happy to answer any questions you may have.

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.

Kristen Caron, MA, MFT

Kristen Caron, MA, MFT

Licensed Psychotherapist, Eating Disorder Specialist

In 90212 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

For over 20 years, I have practiced as a licensed psychotherapist and nutritionist specializing in eating disorders and body image. My objective is to provide a compassionate atmosphere for individuals to explore and express themselves safely and confidentially.

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.

Reverend Sherri Board, LCPC

Reverend Sherri Board, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor

Available for Online Therapy

My name is Reverend Sherri L. Board, M.A. I am a Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor and also a Certified Temperament Counselor. I enjoy helping my clients learn about their true temperament needs and also focus on helping adult survivors of childhood abuse with issues

Lucy Cotter, LMFT

Lucy Cotter, LMFT

Psychotherapist

In 90004 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

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.

Elvina Lui, M.A., MFT

Elvina Lui, M.A., MFT

California Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91103 - Nearby to Pacific Palisades.

Professional, evidence based, effective couples counseling. I can help you get to the core of the problem and provide practical ways to improve the sense of intimacy, satisfaction, and trust in the relationship. Phone consultations are free, please call now.



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.