Counseling in Whittier, CA. Find the Right Therapist.

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Lauren Stevenson, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Whittier

Dr. Stevenson's specialty is in integrating a comfortable therapeutic environment with scientifically proven interventions , all designed in collaboration with her clients to bring them the best possible outcomes and highest levels of success.

Beth Siegel, PsyD.,LCSW

Doctor of Psychology in Psychoanalysis

Within driving distance of Whittier

Our early beginnings with those who raise us sets an important developmental path on our journey to adulthood. A missed step, a trauma, or an important figure who misunderstands us is the start of our self-esteem...

DeAnn Richter, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Whittier

Are you ready to make changes that will have a BIG impact on your life? We can work together to set you on a journey to a healthier and revitalized self.

Robert Puff, M.A., M.Div., Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Whittier

With over 25 years of experience, Dr. Puff has also written 12 books, including "Getting It Right: A Guide to Healthy Relationships", "The Everything Guide to Anger Management", "How to Live a Positive Life", and "Raising Healthy Children and Teenagers."

Miriam Davis, M.A., M.F.T.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Whittier

In my work with clients who are struggling with painful relationships or emotions I utilize a variety of interventions to help them understand themselves better, deal with others in more emotionally satisfying ways and focus on improving the quality of their lives.

Eris Huemer, PsyD, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Whittier

Are you having problems with your relationship, feeling depressed, anxious, or abusing substances? Would you like to find a solution to get you to the life and relationship that you desire? If you answered yes, then I would love to help.

Negar Khaefi, MFT, LPCC

Psychotherapist, Anxiety Specialist, EMDR Practitioner

Within driving distance of Whittier

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.

David Highfill, LCSW

Therapist & Counselor

Within driving distance of Whittier

Knowing when to ask for help is a sign of true strength. I provide a safe, confidential, and non-judgmental environment to help you gain a new perspective from someone who can speak to you honestly & openly; something friends & family can't always provide.

Tara Hernandez, MA., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Whittier

Therapy is a great way to practice Self-Care, doing something beneficial for you and your overall health. In therapy you have the opportunity to address challenges and struggles while learning effective coping skills in a non-judging environment that promotes growth.

Dustin Vander Haar, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Whittier

I provide a family focused approach addressing the complex developmental needs of children, adolescents, and their families in addressing anxiety, depression, ADHD, and behavioral concerns.

Nancy Bubica, LMFT

Nancy Bubica

Within driving distance of Whittier

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.

Laura MacRae-Serpa, M.A., CCLS

Marriage and Family Therapist Registered Intern

Within driving distance of Whittier

Creating space in our lives to reflect and process is important for our well- being, and maintenance of healthy relationships. Therapy provides an opportunity to validate our experiences.

Kevin Bergen, MA, MFT

Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Whittier

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.



Related Sites:
City Of Whittier
California Coalition for Counselor Licensure

Counseling West Whitter, Colima, East La Mirada, Clayton, West Covina, Pico Rivera

Named to honor a poet, editor, and writer in the Quaker community that settled there,1 the City of Whittier is located 12 miles southeast of Los Angeles, and is one of the Gateway Cities in southeastern Los Angeles County. With a population over 85,000, Whittier has attracted young families with its combination of recent community revitalization projects, proximity to Los Angeles, and emphasis on family fun, with amusement park Adventure City, miniature golf course and arcade Golfland, and the Huntington Library Art Collections and Botanical Gardens all close by.

Mental Health in Whittier

With a comparatively low rate of serious adult mental illness -- 4% of the population -- and 19.2 psychiatrists available per 100,000 people,2 mental health care in Whittier has a strong history of availability. Whittier's young demographics make it the home of several parent- and child-focused resources for mental health care. The Whole Child, formerly the Intercommunity Child Guidance Centre, focuses on "services without walls",3 coordinating social service agencies, housing, schools, and homes to provide a consistent approach to mental health care for children under 18. Their main office can be contacted at (562) 692-0383.

Other agencies, such as SPIRITT Family Services, provide a community-based, family-centred model of care that emphasizes proactive prevention and intervention as well as treatment and recovery. Serving primarily the Latino population4 - but available to residents of all backgrounds - they can be reached toll-free at 855.714.8800 in English or Spanish.

Current Education

As well as the clinical internships and training provided at agencies such as The Whole Child, Whittier is home to Whittier College, whose psychology department offers undergraduate degrees, an international study-abroad psychology program, and internships in the community with both non-profit organizations and at Whittier's own student counseling center.5


References:
1. City of Whittier. (2017). About Us - City of Whittier. Retrieved from http://www.cityofwhittier.org/about/default.asp
2. California Healthcare Foundation. (2016). Mapping the Gaps: Mental Health in California. Retrieved from http://www.chcf.org/publications/2013/07/data-viz-mental-health
3. The Whole Child. (2017). The Whole Child - About and History. Retrieved from http://www.thewholechild.info/about/
4. SPIRITT Family Services. (2016). SPIRITT Family Services - Family Centred Model. Retrieved from http://www.spiritt.org/
5. Whittier College. (2017). Whittier College - Department of Psychology. Retrieved from http://whittier.edu/academics/psychology/about

Whittier is located in Los Angeles County, California. It has a land area of 14.64 square miles and a water area of 0.01 square miles.  The population of Whittier is 87,438 people with 27,525 households and a median annual income of $66,457. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Whittier, CA

Generally Affordable

Therapists in Whittier 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