Counseling in Westwood Los Angeles, CA. Find the Right Therapist.

Safe, effective, and caring. Affordable therapists near you in Westwood Los Angeles, California will help you make the changes you want.

Gary Brown, PhD, LMFT, FAPA

Gary Brown, PhD, LMFT, FAPA

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

921 Westwood Boulevard, Suite 226, Los Angeles, California 90024 | 310-208-3105

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.

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.

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.

Reverend Sherri Board, LCPC

Reverend Sherri Board, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor

Available for Online Therapy

My name is Reverend Sherri L. Board, M.A. I am a Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor and also a Certified Temperament Counselor. I enjoy helping my clients learn about their true temperament needs and also focus on helping adult survivors of childhood abuse with issues

Related Sites:
UCLA in Westwood Los Angeles
California Coalition for Counselor Licensure

Brentwood, Therapy Westwood, UCLA, Holmby Hills LA

In Westwood, CA, there are surprises waiting.  Tucked away between country clubs and high rises, Westwood, CA is a district of about 50,000 people that is dedicated to remaining a community.  Sure, Westwood has some of the best real estate in the country, located close to shopping and entertainment centers like the towering Fox Theater (945 Broxton Avenue), and the historic Bruin Theater (948 Broxton Avenue).   But families also appreciate being close to church, whether it’s the Latter Day Saints Temple, the Academy for Jewish Religion, or Christian.  The farmer’s market is another family-friendly event in Westwood, with people of all ages from children to seniors bringing crafts to sell, or musical instruments to play.   It becomes a true festival at the farmer’s market.  Sometimes they sell plants they’ve grown in their own backyards. With the University of  California  located there (UCLA , Le Conte Avenue and Westwood  Blvd.)1, as well as Westwood High School and Westwood Charter Elementary, education is well taken care of, for children, from elementary past teen age years.

Mental Health in Westwood

Serious mental health challenges in Westwood are below the Los Angeles County average, with the most commonly reported issues being depression and post-traumatic stress disorder.2 Programs such as UCLA's Division of Adult Psychiatry focus on psychiatric inpatient and outpatient programs3, and can be reached toll-free at 800-825-9989, and Westwood's Insight Center provides mindfulness-based counseling, classes, and workshops as well as training accredited by the American Psychological Association at 310-479-7996, option 3.4

Current Education

UCLA's Westwood campus offers both undergraduate degrees in psychology as well graduate degrees specifically oriented to psychological research in eight specialty areas -- behavioral neuroscience, clinical, cognitive, developmental, health psychology, learning and behavior, quantitative, and social psychology -- rather than to practice as a counselor or psychotherapist.4 The undergraduate program offers three available majors: Psychology (B.A.), Cognitive Science (B.S.), and Psychobiology (B.S.), as well as minors in cognitive science and applied developmental psychology.5

Westwood is also home to The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, a not-for-profit graduate school that offers doctorates in various branches of clinical psychology, applied clinical psychology, marital and family therapy, applied behavior analysis, and others.6


1. UCLA. (2006). UCLA. Retrieved from

2. Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health. (2008). Vulnerable Communities in Los Angeles County: Prevention and Early Intervention, Service Area 5 Executive Summary. Retrieved from

3. UCLA Health. (2017). UCLA Health: Adult Psychiatry. Retrieved from

4. The Insight Center. (2008). The Insight Center. Retrieved from

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6. UCLA. (2006). UCLA Department of Psychology: Undergraduate Program. Retrieved from

7. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. (2017). The Chicago School of Professional Psychology: Our Programs. Retrieved from

Westwood Los Angeles is located in Los Angeles County, California.  The population of Westwood Los Angeles is 47,916 people and a median annual income of $68,716. .

Therapy Affordability Meter for Westwood Los Angeles, CA

Generally Affordable

Therapists in Westwood Los Angeles are often within budget with some potential challenges for longer term commitments. Your mental health and well being are a top priority. If accessibility is a concern, ask your counselor about sliding scale fees or inquire about accepted insurance plans. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Westwood Los Angeles public health department.