Counseling in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. Find the Right Therapist.

Safe, effective, and caring. Affordable therapists near you in Rancho Palos Verdes, California will help you make the changes you want.


Patricia McMahon, MA, LMFT

Patricia McMahon, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90017 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

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.

Philip Kolba, MA LMHC NCC

Philip Kolba, MA LMHC NCC

Psychotherapist

In 90026 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

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.

Beth Siegel, PsyD.,LCSW

Beth Siegel, PsyD.,LCSW

Doctor of Psychology in Psychoanalysis

In 90802 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

Our early beginnings with those who raise us sets an important developmental path on our journey to adulthood. A missed step, a trauma, or an important figure who misunderstands us is the start of our self-esteem...

Estelle Raskin, M.A., LMFT

Estelle Raskin, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #111146

In 90004 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

I work from the perspective that therapeutic conversations have the potential to shed light on previously unnoticed aspects of a person's life. I believe that these aspects can enhance and enrich our understanding of ourselves as we move through the world.

Betsy Walli, MS, PhD

Betsy Walli, MS, PhD

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist 85860

In 90275 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

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.

Sheila Forman, PhD, CGP

Sheila Forman, PhD, CGP

Psychologist

In 90403 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

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.

Alaleh Selkirk, Ph.D.

Alaleh Selkirk, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 90210 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

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.

Beverly Scott, Beverly J Scott MS, LMFT

Beverly Scott, Beverly J Scott MS, LMFT

Beverly Scott LMFT

In 90277 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

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!

Schwarz and Associates, Rebecca L Schwarz

Schwarz and Associates, Rebecca L Schwarz

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90703 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

With each person I treat, I stress the use of Christian principles to solve psychological problems. As I generally practice therapy with Christian clients, I utilize scripture and prayer along with other more standardized psychological interventions...

Cristy Pareti, PsyD, MFT

Cristy Pareti, PsyD, MFT

Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90266 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

I am passionate about helping clients raise their level of self-awareness and transform themselves and their relationships into the level they have always wanted and dedicated to helping you discover new ways of challenging old patterns of thoughts and behaviors.

Nancy Bubica, LMFT

Nancy Bubica, LMFT

Nancy Bubica

In 90815 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

I specialize in Christian Counseling (family, children, adults). I use my knowledge of Scripture to help clients grow and heal in their relationship with Christ and in their discernment of the Lord's guidance; to rely on His strength, not their own, in pain and crisis.

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 Rancho Palos Verdes.

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!

Jeffrey Chernin, Ph.D., MFT

Jeffrey Chernin, Ph.D., MFT

Licensed Psychotherapist

In 90048 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

Whether you're depressed, anxious, abusing substances, or having problems with your relationship, I provide a particular kind of therapy that's designed to give you more peace of mind, feel better, and achieve your goals as quickly as possible. 25 years of experience.



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City Of Rancho Palos Verdes
California Board of Behavioral Sciences

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California is the apex when it comes to being a great place to raise a family. This beautiful community, with exquisite views of the Pacific Ocean throughout, not only affords families all of the fun in the sun they can handle, but also has some of the best schools in California. The Palos Verdes Peninusula United School District consistently ranks amongst the highest in the entire nation. Your children's education will be in good hands all the way through graduation, and if they choose to stay in the area, they can even attend Marymount California University, right in Rancho Palos Verdes.1 When you live in Rancho Palos Verdes, your family will enjoy all of the perks of living in the Greater Los Angeles area, while living in a low crime, family friendly atmosphere. And when the family isn't working or at school, this is one area that will not disappoint. In addition to all of the great beaches in the area, there are tons of family friendly attractions to keep a smile on everyone's face.

Mental Health in Rancho Palos Verdes

Residents of Los Angeles County, including those in the city of Rancho Palos Verdes, belong to a number of cultural and ethnic groups. This diversity lends itself to a community that is vibrant and unique. However, minority populations are vastly underserved when it comes to mental health care. Additionally, with over 200 languages spoken in households in the county, there is a great need for counseling services that are culturally competent and offered in multiple languages.2

Mental Health America (MHA) Los Angeles is non-profit organization that seeks to improve the status and functioning of those impacted by mental illness in the greater Los Angeles area. MHA provides many mental health services to young adults and adults alike. MHA offers programs that adhere to a recovery model to mental illness that instills hope, empowerment and self-responsibility in each individual. MHA also has a community focus, with a significant amount of time spent out in the community providing services to the mentally ill. For more information about MHA's programs and services, call 888-242-2522, extension 225.3

Current Education

People who have an interest in becoming a counselor have a plethora of graduate programs available in the Rancho Palos Verdes area from which to choose. Mount St. Mary's College offers a graduate degree in counseling psychology that includes both classroom coursework and field experiences. Students in the program are prepared for practice in California as a licensed marriage and family therapist. Other specializations are also available, including a Spanish-speaking certificate for those who intend to serve in Spanish-speaking communities. Additional information about the program is available by calling 213-477-2654.4


References

1. Marymount California University. (2017). Home - Marymount California University. Retrieved from http://www.marymountcalifornia.edu/.
2. Los Angeles County. (2008). Key Indicators of Mental Health. Retrieved from http://file.lacounty.gov/dmh/cms1_159059.pdf.
3. Mental Health America Los Angeles. (2008). MHA Village. Retrieved from http://www.mhala.org/mha-village.htm.
4. Mount Saint Mary's College of Los Angeles. (2017). Master of Science in Counseling Psychology. Retrieved from http://www.msmc.la.edu/graduate-programs/counseling-psychology.asp.

Rancho Palos Verdes is located in Los Angeles County, California. It has a land area of 13.46 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Rancho Palos Verdes is 42,732 people with 15,820 households and a median annual income of $118,780. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

Widely Affordable

Licensed, professional counseling in Rancho Palos Verdes is considered widely accessible by the majority of people who live here and budget is often not a concern for mental health treatment. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Rancho Palos Verdes public health department.