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.


Karen M. Lewis, MA, LMFT

Karen M. Lewis, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90026 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

In my practice, I help people grow, heal emotional wounds, improve their relationships, and overcome anxiety, depression, sadness, and anger. I am passionate about supporting you in becoming the person you want to be in this world.

Carl H. Shubs, Ph.D.

Carl H. Shubs, Ph.D.

Psychologist

In 90212 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

CREATE THE LIFE YOU WANT. Your life’s not working the way you'd like? Find out why and change it. - Struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, gay/lesbian/bisexual issues, addictions (substances or behaviors)? These are some of the special areas where I can help.

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.

Camila Williams, Ph.D.

Camila Williams, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 90501 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

You are doing the best you can with the skills you have. My goal is to help you learn how to stop beating yourself up and shift your focus to learning new, healthier ways of coping with life's stresses. I specialize in Online Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

Andrea Briget Gordon, M.A., LMFT

Andrea Briget Gordon, M.A., LMFT

Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90804 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

Tired of The Same Old Arguments Over & Over ? Feel Sometimes, No Matter What You Do, It's Never Enough ? Feel Sometimes, No Matter What You Say, It's Wrong ? Want The Fun & Intimacy Back ? Let Me Help . . . Individual, Couples and Family Counseling Available

Timothy Patterson, M.A., MFT

Timothy Patterson, M.A., MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90048 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

For the past 28 years Timothy has successfully guided hundreds of clients struggling with depression, anxiety, and life transitions. Specializing in marital and couples therapy, he works with his clients in an atmosphere of compassion, acceptance and trust.

Christine Izquierdo, Psy.D.

Christine Izquierdo, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 90035 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

If you would like to stop beating yourself up, putting things off, and not living your life to the fullest, feel free to reach out today!

Amie Lowery-Luyties, MFT, PPS, MS

Amie Lowery-Luyties, MFT, PPS, MS

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90802 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

My goal is to provide a safe and non-judgmental place where I can help my client’s reach their full potential by processing feelings (past and present issues), improving communication, and exploring family issues

Bruce Levine, Ph.D., ABPP

Bruce Levine, Ph.D., ABPP

Board Certified Clinical Psychologist

In 90048 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

Dr. Levine is one of the only BOARD-CERTIFIED Clinical Psychologists in the Los Angeles/Beverly Hills area. Offices at Cedars-Sinai & Beverly Hills. Currently, a Clinical Psychologist at The UCLA School of Medicine & previously Chief Psychologist at a hospital in NY.

Jeffrey Salinas, MS, MFT

Jeffrey Salinas, MS, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90755 - Nearby to 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.

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.

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.

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.



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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.