Counseling in Whittier, CA. Find the Right Therapist.

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


Ute Zimmermann, Ph.D.

Ute Zimmermann, Ph.D.

Registered Psychological Assistant

In 91106 - Nearby to Whittier.

I consider it a privilege to listen to people's stories and walk alongside with them, for a while, on their journey through life, helping them reach their full potential.

Stephenie Champlin, MSW, LCSW

Stephenie Champlin, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 92626 - Nearby to Whittier.

Are you experiencing a rough time? Feeling down in the dumps? Frustrated and overwhelmed with life? You are not alone! You can find the joy in life again and learn how to cope with everyday frustrations. Let me help you find your way and live the life you deserve!

Sue Shepard, MFT

Sue Shepard, MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 92648 - Nearby to Whittier.

Whether you are seeking support as an individual or as a couple, I can help empower you with the tools necessary to improve your emotional well-being. To learn more about my services or my fees, please visit my website at www.TherapyBySue.com

Joelle Allman, LCSW

Joelle Allman, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 90703 - Nearby to Whittier.

As a Christian I want you to know that I will provide you with compassion, empathy, and encouragement to build a strong therapeutic relationship to foster growth in your personal faith and to resolve issues and problems in your life.

Elvina Lui, M.A., MFT

Elvina Lui, M.A., MFT

California Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91103 - Nearby to Whittier.

Professional, evidence based, effective couples counseling. I can help you get to the core of the problem and provide practical ways to improve the sense of intimacy, satisfaction, and trust in the relationship. Phone consultations are free, please call now.

Scott Harris, Ph.D.

Scott Harris, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 90001 - Nearby to Whittier.

I work with children, adolescents and families and am available in a time of crisis. A crisis for your child or adolescent can occur at any time. It is always best to try to calmly understand, respond and provide care and support.

Terence Cochran, Ph.D., MFT

Terence Cochran, Ph.D., MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist, Psychoanalyst

In 92831 - Nearby to Whittier.

Most people seek help due to relational problems involving conflict, fear, hurt or anger. Depression and anxiety result. You don't have to feel frustrated and alone--my goal as a therapist is to facilitate problem resolution and stronger interpersonal relating skills.

Harris Marriage & Family Therapy Inc., LMFT

Harris Marriage & Family Therapy Inc., LMFT

Harris Marriage & Family Therapy, Inc.

In 90631 - Nearby to Whittier.

Harris Marriage & Family Therapy, Inc. provides a Safe Place with Answers. Mark and Susan Harris, LMFT's are Marriage Therapists who are married. We are inspired to help individuals, marriages, couples, and families to grow and learn to communicate more effectively.

Gary Brainerd, PhD

Gary Brainerd, PhD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist & Marriage Therapist

In 91101 - Nearby to Whittier.

For over forty years, Dr. Brainerd has worked with individuals, couples and families to help them understand and find relief from emotional distress and solutions for troubling and puzzling problems. He combines working on problems with enhancing the quality of life.

Todd Hurtubise, LMFT, M.A.

Todd Hurtubise, LMFT, M.A.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90004 - Nearby to Whittier.

Everyone is distinctly different and consequently each therapeutic relationship is unique. We all have strengths that we may lose sight of on our journey. You are now at a crossroads and the choice to seek therapy is evidence of a strong desire to heal and grow.

Ed Segawa, M.A., LMFT

Ed Segawa, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92886 - Nearby to Whittier.

Award winning counselor recognized by the U.S. Congress, CA State Senate and County of LA for outstanding and dedicated service to his clients. People often say their results with him are the best they've ever experienced. He sees clients of all all ages.

Rebecca Bokoch, PsyD

Rebecca Bokoch, PsyD

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91101 - Nearby to Whittier.

Life can be complex. Take a step towards comfort and change! I provide a safe and nurturing environment to process life's complexities, enhance growth, and nurture relationships. I offer therapy services for individuals, groups, couples, and families.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 92626 - Nearby to Whittier.

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.



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. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Whittier public health department.