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

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Lauren Muhlheim, Psy.D., FAED, CEDS

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Rancho Palos Verdes

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).

Stephanie Weston, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Rancho Palos Verdes

We all have moments when we feel lost, stuck, or just plain overwhelmed. I believe that a warm, trustworthy, and non-judgmental ear, along with the tools and techniques that I can provide, will help move you towards feeling more in control of your life.

Duane Osterlind, LMFT, CSAT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Rancho Palos Verdes

Are you struggling with emotions that feel overwhelming? Do you feel strong anxiety or a lack motivation? I can help you. I collaborate with people to find peace and freedom. I can give you specific steps and even homework that will help you change your life.

Sandra Dupont, MA, MS, MFT

Counseling, Coaching & Mentoring for Millennials

Within driving distance of Rancho Palos Verdes

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 Millennials thrive ...

Carl Wells, Carl S. Wells Ph.D

California Licensed Clinical Psychologist, MFT

Within driving distance of Rancho Palos Verdes

Get a quick response to calls or email if you have emotional pain or are making a confusing transition. Are you facing a difficult decision? You can get an experienced and compassionate listener. Learn to become your own therapist with research proven tools.

Marjorie Rand, Ph.D.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Rancho Palos Verdes

Dr. Rand believes her clients have the answers they need inside of them, and she gently guides them to a greater connection to their own inner knowing. With that internal connection to their sense of self, they can deal with their everyday problems of living.

Rebecca Schwarz, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Rancho Palos Verdes

No one should ever be alone in their suffering! When hurt, most people retreat, isolating themselves; thus keeping their wounds from healing. By providing a warm, transparent therapy experience, I offer one of the safest ways to break out of this isolation and pain.

Adam Sheck, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Rancho Palos Verdes

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.

Tara Hernandez, MA., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Rancho Palos Verdes

Therapy is a great way to practice Self-Care, doing something beneficial for you and your overall health. In therapy you have the opportunity to address challenges and struggles while learning effective coping skills in a non-judging environment that promotes growth.

Yeshiva Davis, LMFT, MA, MBA

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Rancho Palos Verdes

Would you like to make some small changes that will have a BIG impact on your family or professional life? Are you, your child or spouse experiencing stress and frustration dealing with friendships or family relationships? If you do, I'd love to help.

Gail Desilets, MA, MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Rancho Palos Verdes

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...

Kristen Caron, MA, MFT

Licensed Psychotherapist, Eating Disorder Specialist

Within driving distance of Rancho Palos Verdes

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.

Jeffrey Salinas, MS, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Rancho Palos Verdes

Has your life been affected by a traumatic event in your life, PTSD or anxiety. While we can't change the past, we can work together to better understand and resolve these challenges in your life. I am an EMDRIA approved EMDR practitioner.

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City Of Rancho Palos Verdes
California Board of Behavioral Sciences

Therapy Rancho Palos Verdes California

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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


1. Marymount California University. (2017). Home - Marymount California University. Retrieved from
2. Los Angeles County. (2008). Key Indicators of Mental Health. Retrieved from
3. Mental Health America Los Angeles. (2008). MHA Village. Retrieved from
4. Mount Saint Mary's College of Los Angeles. (2017). Master of Science in Counseling Psychology. Retrieved from

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