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.


Bruce Levine, Ph.D., ABPP

Bruce Levine, Ph.D., ABPP

Board Certified Clinical Psychologist

In 90048 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

INTERNET, IN-OFFICE & PHONE SESSIONS. Dr. Levine is one of only 10 Board-Certified Clinical Psychologists within a 5-mile radius of Beverly Hills. He served as psychologist at the UCLA Medical School and was the former Chief Psychologist at South Nassau Hospital, 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. I use CBT, EMDR and other approaches to help clients.

Marilyn Jhung, MSW, LCSW, Coach

Marilyn Jhung, MSW, LCSW, Coach

Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Psychotherapist

In 90230 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

Finding the "right therapist" at the "right time" can make all the diff in preventing a break-up, separation or divorce: Infidelity - Partner Betrayal Trauma Therapist, High-Conflict Couples Therapist; Narcissist Abuse (NA) Recovery Therapist; Narcissistic In-Law

Yeshiva Davis, LMFT, MA, MBA

Yeshiva Davis, LMFT, MA, MBA

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90045 - Nearby to 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.

Rick Deaton, Psy.D.

Rick Deaton, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 90048 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

I treat both couples and individuals and tailor psychotherapy to meet the goals and needs of the patient. The therapeutic relationship is especially important and my goal is to provide a collaborative psychotherapy experience in a safe, comfortable environment.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 90291 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

Grey Matters Intl & Dr. Kevin Fleming(cited expert for NY Times, CNN, Fortune, Sporting News)is all about bold thinking & neuroscience innovation in getting mood/behavior change when shrinking,feel good self-help, and pills aren't cutting it. Indiv/couples/family.

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.

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.

John Kane, AMFT, APCC

John Kane, AMFT, APCC

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

Life is hard and everyone has to deal with suffering and challenges. But you do not need to go through things alone. I provide a safe and understanding environment for you to grow and face any challenge you need or want to process or overcome! Accepting new clients!

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.

Cynthia Henrie, LMFT, BCET

Cynthia Henrie, LMFT, BCET

LA Therapy Network - Feminist Therapy, Trauma Experts

In 90815 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

Because Sometimes... You Need More Than a Friend... When expertise and experience count you can count on us to make the difference. Call us for a FREE initial consultation with one of our highly trained, experienced therapists! Sanity for the Insanity of Life!

Carl Wells, Carl S. Wells Ph.D

Carl Wells, Carl S. Wells Ph.D

California Licensed Clinical Psychologist, MFT

In 90745 - Nearby to 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.

Dr. Pamela Sobo, Psy. D.

Dr. Pamela Sobo, Psy. D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 90049 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

My interest is to help relieve your distress and to help you achieve a better sense of well being in a safe private setting. Contact me for a phone consultation and let's talk. Let's work to discover your path for restoration and growth.

Lori Shnorhokian, LMFT

Lori Shnorhokian, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90405 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

I provide a safe environment and compassionate, non-judgmental counseling to help you explore the personal and relationship challenges you are facing and begin working toward lasting solutions.

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 reject the "one-size-fits-all" approach to therapy and will support you to figure out, and work towards, your goals.

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.

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.

Marcy Muray, LMFT

Marcy Muray, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90232 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

Whether your goal is to be supported through difficult times or to be challenged towards growth, I will hold deep respect for your uniqueness and your strengths. My style is warm and practical. Please don’t hesitate to reach out for help. We are all works in progress.

Ronit Meshie Mai Lami, MSc, PhD

Ronit Meshie Mai Lami, MSc, PhD

Money Wealth and Relationship Consultant/Coach/Psychologist

In 90024 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

Looking at the opportunities and pitfalls of wealth, success or fame, one quickly realizes the absolute necessity of “directing it” rather than allowing it to “direct you”. Learning about your relationship with money and wealth is at the core of my work.

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.

Nicole Thorn, Ph.D.

Nicole Thorn, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 90805 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

Personal discovery and growth is one of life's greatest challenges but also provides one of life's greatest rewards. As a therapist, my job is to help you navigate this journey. I specialize in integrated, holistic personal and psychological healing.

T.J. VanMarter, BCBA, LMFT

T.J. VanMarter, BCBA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90274 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

My passion is working with individuals, families, & couples with understanding the relationship between emotions, thoughts, & behaviors. In my practice, clients gain working insight, free from judgement, on how to self-manage emotions & overcome mental obstacles.

Marjorie Rand, Ph.D.

Marjorie Rand, Ph.D.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90266 - Nearby to 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.

Janet Niederman, Ph.D.

Janet Niederman, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 90025 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

You see yourself in the mirror and wonder when the joy left your face. I bring a depth of experience, compassion and skill to help you return to being your true self. Whether it's Depression, Anxiety, Adult ADHD, or another issue that's blocking you, please call.



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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


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.