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.


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.

Naphtali Roberts, MA, LMFT

Naphtali Roberts, MA, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91020 - Nearby to Whittier.

As I meet with each new individual or family I seek to provide a place where they can safely share their story and what is getting in the way of them thriving. I love that each of my clients brings a different story with a different conflict they are looking to solve.

Jamey Hecht, MA, PhD, LMFT

Jamey Hecht, MA, PhD, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90230 - Nearby to Whittier.

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.

Drew Carr, Ph.D.

Drew Carr, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 91101 - Nearby to Whittier.

I work with hard-working professionals and students ready to take responsibility for their lives and to make positive changes. What do you want to stand for? What matters in your heart? I specialize in helping you moving towards what's important.

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.

Jennifer Flores, M.Ed., MS, LMFT

Jennifer Flores, M.Ed., MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91505 - Nearby to Whittier.

Therapy gives us an opportunity to find and give voice to our authentic selves, achieving healing in the process. I am passionate about working with couples, adults, and teens who have become stuck in destructive patterns and are looking for change.

Jeffrey Chernin, Ph.D., MFT

Jeffrey Chernin, Ph.D., MFT

Licensed Psychotherapist

In 90048 - Nearby to Whittier.

Whether you're depressed, anxious, abusing substances, or having problems with your relationship, I provide a particular kind of therapy that's designed to give you more peace of mind, feel better, and achieve your goals as quickly as possible. 25 years of experience.

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

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

Clinical Psychologist

In 92821 - Nearby to Whittier.

For over 30 years, Dr. Robert Puff PHD has been successfully helping clients find happiness in their lives and relationships by using a therapy that addresses the holistic approach to wellness. He hosts and creates the “Happiness Podcast,” a podcast focusing on ways fo

Anita Langer, MA, LMFT

Anita Langer, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91505 - Nearby to Whittier.

Whether you are facing a challenging situation, medical diagnosis, or just want to take your life in a new direction, change is possible. My approach is relaxed, collaborative, and strength-based. You don't have to do it alone - let's do it together.

Elizabeth Armstrong,  MA, AMFT

Elizabeth Armstrong, MA, AMFT

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92626 - Nearby to Whittier.

I'm a collaborative, kind therapist that believes in the power of human connection. My role is to be a catalyst in your life for positive change. Let's work together against problems that weigh on you by harvesting your strength, and discovering your most amazing you!

Christine Izquierdo, Psy.D.

Christine Izquierdo, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 90035 - Nearby to Whittier.

If you would like to stop beating yourself up, putting things off, and not living your life to the fullest, feel free to reach out today!

Patricia McMahon, MA, LMFT

Patricia McMahon, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90017 - Nearby to Whittier.

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.

Beth Siegel, PsyD.,LCSW

Beth Siegel, PsyD.,LCSW

Doctor of Psychology in Psychoanalysis

In 90802 - Nearby to 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...



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.