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.


Jennifer Stonefield, MA, LMFT

Jennifer Stonefield, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90025 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

I’ve always had a passion for psychology and going on the therapeutic journey with my clients reminds me of this every day. I have a wide array of clinical experience and I believe that a “one size fits all” approach simply won’t cut it.

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

Jamey Hecht, MA, PhD, LMFT

Jamey Hecht, MA, PhD, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90230 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

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.

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.

Sandra Dupont, MA, MS, MFT

Sandra Dupont, MA, MS, MFT

Counseling, Coaching & Mentoring for Millennials

In 90401 - Nearby to 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 ...

Edward L. De La Loza, LCSW

Edward L. De La Loza, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Available for Online Therapy

Edward has provided coaching and therapy support to assist individuals to achieve their personal and professional goals since 1997, through collaborating with his clients to develop a personalized, comprehensive, integrative and holistic plan for success.

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.

Scott Harris, Ph.D.

Scott Harris, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 90001 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

I work with children, adolescents and families and am available in a time of crisis. A crisis for your child or adolescent can occur at any time. It is always best to try to calmly understand, respond and provide care and support.

Mimi Shagaga, PsyD

Mimi Shagaga, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 90212 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

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.

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.

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.

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

Jim Tauber and Laura Newman, MA, LMFT

Jim Tauber and Laura Newman, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists

In 90034 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

Jim Tauber and Laura Newman practice as co-therapists. With two of us in the room, we provide a unique and balanced approach to issues facing a couple.



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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.