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.

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.

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

Edward L. De La Loza, LCSW

Edward L. De La Loza, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Available for Online Therapy

Are you ready to enjoy transformational living? With the CBT and the 7-DTL approach, let's identify your strengths leading to that attainment of life-transforming goals, supported by the concept that "Microchange leads to substantive change" (Microchange360.com).

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.

Ellie Zarrabian, PhD, CMT

Ellie Zarrabian, PhD, CMT

Founder & Spiritual Director

In 90025 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

If you are sensitive, intuitive, creative, spiritual but not religious, feel easily overwhelmed and struggling with work or relationships then you may be a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP). Read on to see if you are an HSP and types of therapy available for you.

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.

Todd Deutsch, LMFT

Todd Deutsch, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90025 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

It takes courage to ask for help. My role with my clients is to bridge the gap on where they are today and where they want to be in the future. There is no specific path to achieve this goal yet with support, fulfillment can be achieved.

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.

Lucy Cotter, LMFT

Lucy Cotter, LMFT

Psychotherapist

In 90004 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

You can discover a safe, caring environment for couples, individuals and families at Narrative Counseling Center. Contact Lucy Cotter today for a free phone consultation.

Cristina Cano, M.S., LMFT

Cristina Cano, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90703 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

As a Christian who practices Marriage and Family Therapy I am passionate about providing your counseling experience in a compassionate and safe space to support you thru your healing journey.

Lilia Sheynman, PhD

Lilia Sheynman, PhD

Psychologist

In 90755 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

The decision to seek therapy services is often a difficult one. Whether you are struggling with transitional life issues, substance use problems, anxiety, or depressed mood, I would like to help. Together, we can work to improve your quality of life and to maximize your

Lauren Muhlheim, Psy.D., FAED, CEDS

Lauren Muhlheim, Psy.D., FAED, CEDS

Clinical Psychologist

In 90010 - Nearby to 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).

Brenda Perry, M.A, AMFT

Brenda Perry, M.A, AMFT

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90266 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

I will help you realize your full potential by accessing the internal resources you already have. Therapy can help with managing anxiety, relationship problems, life transitions, stress, depression, parenting, maternal and postnatal issues. Spanish, LGBT affirming.

Alaleh Selkirk, Ph.D.

Alaleh Selkirk, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 90210 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

Whether you feel weighed down by sadness, consumed by worry, haunted by the past, or unseen in your relationships, I am here to offer you validation and understanding. You are more resilient than you sometimes feel, and you deserve to feel in charge of your own life.

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.

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.

Christi Lindsay, PsyD

Christi Lindsay, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Available for Online Therapy

I love working with people and helping them grow, overcome obstacles, and discover themselves. I am here to help you with whatever you are struggling with - to help you feel better and be more settled and in control of your life and your future.

Jim Tauber and Laura Newman, MA, LMFT

Jim Tauber and Laura Newman, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists

In 90066 - 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.

Sheila Forman, PhD, CGP

Sheila Forman, PhD, CGP

Psychologist

In 90403 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

I am a Psychologist and Certified Group Psychotherapist. "Group" has been my specialty for over twenty years. My groups meet weekly for 90 minutes and are limited to 10 people. Because I carefully select who goes into which group, interviews are required.

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.

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.

Gary Brown, PhD, LMFT, FAPA

Gary Brown, PhD, LMFT, FAPA

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90024 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

I specialize in helping people in crisis. You may be struggling in a situation that, for whatever reasons, is not improving as you had hoped it would. I have helped hundreds and hundreds of people successfully navigate these choppy waters of life for over 25 years.

Lara Harris, M.A., M.F.T.

Lara Harris, M.A., M.F.T.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90004 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

What is keeping you from living the life you want? I concentrate on helping people understand their actions, context, and the people around them in order to enable them to live the kinds of lives they want to lead.

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.

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.



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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.