Counseling in Riverside, CA. Find the Right Therapist.

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Pacific Grove Hospital

Pacific Grove Hospital

Riverside, California 92506 | (951) 330-3649

Licensed to operate 68 beds, Pacific Grove Hospital is located in Riverside, California and provides exemplary inpatient and outpatient psychiatric and chemical dependency treatment for individuals in need of the resources required to live healthier lifestyles.

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!

Lu Ann Ahrens, MS, LMFT

Lu Ann Ahrens, MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

5053 La Mart Drive, Suite 105, Riverside, California 92507 | 951-782-8050

Life can be lonely, especially when you are struggling with emotional pain. I work with individuals, couples and families to find hope/healing. I specialize in helping couples/relationships because relationships are too important to not fight for! Call me!

Vicki Asher Wills, PsyD, LCSW

Vicki Asher Wills, PsyD, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Clinical Psychology Doctor

Available for Online Therapy

My approach is collaborative. To specifically mold my work to fit each client, I integrate a variety of theories and strategies personally designed to improve communication skills, conflict resolution skills, self-esteem, relief from depression & anxiety.

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).


Related Sites:
City of Riverside
California Board of Behavioral Sciences

Counseling Riverside California

Therapy Woodcrest, Highgrove, Pedley, Lake Hills, Victoria Grove

Riverside is home to many institutions of higher learning. The University of California, Riverside athletic mascot is the Highlanders and they play in NCAA Division I in the Big West Conference. In recent years, both men's and women's basketball teams have enjoyed successful seasons. Other sports offered by the school include men's and women's soccer, golf and tennis. There are two unique schools located in the city. The Sherman Indian School offers classes for Native American tribal students in grades 7-12 and has been open since 1878. The area is also home to the California School for the Deaf, Riverside. This school has been operating since 1934 and students range in age from 18 months to 22 years old. The area has ample opportunity for outdoor recreation with a large collection of parks. The California Citrus State Historic Park is located in the city. The park offers a wide array of activities including hiking, family programs and picnic areas. Even today, the park contains active citrus groves.1 An extensive network of city-maintained parks and community centers are also popular destinations in the town. With over 50 parks to choose from, there is something for everyone.

Mental Health in Riverside

The third leading cause of death among children ages 12-17 and the leading cause of injury for that age group in Riverside County is suicide. To address this disturbing trend, Riverside County has implemented a Teen Suicide Prevention Program that includes school-based services that raise awareness about the issue and provides tips about what to do if someone you know is thinking about hurting themselves. The program is overseen by Injury Prevention Services. For more information about the program, call 951-358-7171.2

The Riverside County Department of Mental Health Services seeks to improve the mental health stability and functioning of the residents of Riverside and the surrounding communities. Their mission is to provide culturally competent, accessible resources for individuals that need assistance. Programs are available for citizens of all ages, from children to the elderly. The department also actively engages in advocacy and stigma reduction campaigns to increase awareness about mental illness and substance abuse. More information about the Department of Mental Health Services can be obtained by calling 1-800-706-75003

Current Education

Social workers are an integral component of California's mental health care system. Individuals who wish to begin a career in social work must first obtain an appropriate degree. Residents of Riverside can get a graduate degree in social work from California State University at San Bernardino. This graduate program focuses on practice in the areas of child welfare, community mental health, and family services. The program prepares students to work in a number of diverse settings, both public and private. For additional information about the social work program at CSU San Bernardino, call 909-537-5501.4

References

1. California Citrus State Historic Park. (2016). Welcome. Retrieved from http://www.citrusstatepark.org/Welcome.aspx?name=Welcome&photo=Screened-Sunset.gif.
2. Injury Prevention Services. (2017). Teen Suicide Prevention Program. Retrieved from http://www.rivcoips.org/home/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=11&Itemid=36.
3. Riverside County Department of Mental Health Services. (2005). Home - Department of Mental Health Services. Retrieved from http://rcdmh.org/opencms.
4. California State University San Bernardino. (2017). Master's in Social Work. Retrieved from http://socialwork.csusb.edu/majorsprograms/msw/ma_social_work.htm.

Riverside is located in Riverside County, California. It has a land area of 81.22 square miles and a water area of 0.30 square miles.  The population of Riverside is 322,424 people with 91,267 households and a median annual income of $57,196. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Riverside, CA

Affordable with Planning

Therapy in Riverside is generally within financial reach for the average family, but some budget planning may be needed for a real commitment to weekly counseling. Remember that your mental health and happiness are important. Check with your Riverside therapist about insurance coverage or ask about sliding scale fees if there are any difficulties with accessibility. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Riverside public health department.