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.


Kristen Caron, MA, MFT

Kristen Caron, MA, MFT

Licensed Psychotherapist, Eating Disorder Specialist

In 90212 - Nearby to 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.

Suzette Vaughan, LMFT

Suzette Vaughan, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90036 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

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.

Negar Khaefi, MFT, LPCC

Negar Khaefi, MFT, LPCC

Psychotherapist, Anxiety Specialist, EMDR Practitioner

In 90048 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

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.

Shana Lutsky, LCSW

Shana Lutsky, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 90064 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

I have over 20 years experience in the field of mental health. I work collaboratively with my clients in a safe, non-judgemental, empathetic space with the goal to help them lead happier, more fulfilling lives.

Kevin Bergen, MA, MFT

Kevin Bergen, MA, MFT

Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90505 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

You need an understanding coach/therapist/counselor in a comfortable, safe space--that's our focus at CCRG. You'll find quality counseling with skilled clinicians, healthy recovery from any addiction, and positive growth in your life.

Adam Sheck, PsyD

Adam Sheck, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 90048 - Nearby to 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.

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.

Lissett Pisfil, M.S. AMFT

Lissett Pisfil, M.S. AMFT

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90703 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

I am a bilingual Spanish speaking Associate Marriage and Family Therapist dedicated to providing a safe space for people to openly share their thoughts and feelings. People may be hesitant or have negative feelings about making the decision to go to therapy.

Margie Mirell, MA, LMFT#25701

Margie Mirell, MA, LMFT#25701

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90401 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

The safety of our conversations will help you discover the connections between your emotional pain and the actions needed to heal yourself for a more productive, resilient, and peaceful life.

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...

Bonnie Levy, MA, AMFT

Bonnie Levy, MA, AMFT

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90017 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

When there is nowhere else to turn, I offer people a place for individuals and couples to be fully seen and heard, with all the pain and suffering that comes with the struggles of life. I listen closely, empathically and without an agenda.

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!

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.



Related Sites:
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.