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.


Heather Browne, PsyD, MA, LMFT

Heather Browne, PsyD, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

In 92841 - Nearby to Whittier.

This isn’t what you signed up for…It’s just not working. Together, we can get you through this tough time…stuck place…lousy situation.

Alan Hart, AMFT

Alan Hart, AMFT

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91016 - Nearby to Whittier.

If you're looking for ways to improve your closest relationships or cope with stress, let's talk. I have a deep commitment to healing and strengthening the bonds within peoples’ most significant relationships. Adults, couples, teens and families are all welcome.

Dustin Vander Haar, MA, LMFT

Dustin Vander Haar, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91106 - Nearby to 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.

Allison D. Osburn-Corcoran, M.A., MFT

Allison D. Osburn-Corcoran, M.A., MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92780 - Nearby to Whittier.

Is life not working out as you had hoped? Let me help you navigate through the challenges you face as we work together to build a more meaningful life. Therapy can provide the encouragement, guidance, and support you need.

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.

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

David Highfill, LCSW

David Highfill, LCSW

Therapist & Counselor

In 91101 - Nearby to 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.

Emily Newman, MA, LMFT, LPCC

Emily Newman, MA, LMFT, LPCC

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92647 - Nearby to Whittier.

As a Marriage and Family Therapist, my goal is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating. While we can't change difficult situations of the past, we can work together to better understand and resolve challenges in your life.

Andrea Briget Gordon, M.A., LMFT

Andrea Briget Gordon, M.A., LMFT

Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90804 - Nearby to Whittier.

Tired of The Same Old Arguments Over & Over ? Feel Sometimes, No Matter What You Do, It's Never Enough ? Feel Sometimes, No Matter What You Say, It's Wrong ? Want The Fun & Intimacy Back ? Let Me Help . . . Individual, Couples and Family Counseling Available

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.

Suzette Vaughan, LMFT

Suzette Vaughan, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90004 - Nearby to Whittier.

I work with teens, adults and couples and run groups. My approach is collaborative, non-judgemental and strengths-based. I use both Eastern and Western therapies including Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Mindfulness, and Acceptance Commitment Therapy.

Lauren Muhlheim, Psy.D., FAED, CEDS

Lauren Muhlheim, Psy.D., FAED, CEDS

Clinical Psychologist

In 90010 - Nearby to Whittier.

I am a clinical psychologist who provides psychotherapy to adolescents and adults with eating disorders, anxiety, and depression. I specialize in providing evidence-based treatment and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). I also provide family-based treatment (FBT).

Adam Sheck, PsyD

Adam Sheck, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 90048 - Nearby to Whittier.

As a Clinical Psychologist with over 25 years of experience, the focus of my work is PASSION. My work with individuals and couples is to create a deeper relationship first within ourselves and then within the relationship to have a more fulfilled and passionate 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. 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.