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.

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

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

Clinical Psychologist

In 92821 - Nearby to Whittier.

Author of 13 books, Dr. Robert Puff’s “Finding Our Happiness Flow” and “Anger Work: How to Express Your Anger and Still be Kind” have made it on the bestseller list at Amazon.com. His “Happiness Podcast,” has been downloaded 7 million times.

Theresa Cornelius, M.A.

Theresa Cornelius, M.A.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92821 - Nearby to Whittier.

It is a courageous first step to consider counseling. Please contact me for a free phone consultation to see if I am the right therapist to walk alongside you as you seek God's balance of truth and grace for you life.

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.

Cristina Cano, M.S., LMFT

Cristina Cano, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90703 - Nearby to Whittier.

As a Christian who practices Marriage and Family Therapy I am passionate about providing your counseling experience in a compassionate and safe space to support you thru your healing journey.

Camila Williams, Ph.D.

Camila Williams, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 90501 - Nearby to Whittier.

You are doing the best you can with the skills you have. My goal is to help you learn how to stop beating yourself up and shift your focus to learning new, healthier ways of coping with life's stresses. I specialize in Online Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

Andrea Schoon, M.A., LMFT

Andrea Schoon, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92648 - Nearby to Whittier.

Change is what you have been looking for but everything you have tried isn't working. Having a professional perspective and learning new skills will help give you a new perspective and guide you through the steps it takes for a healthier life.

Jeanne Clevenger, PsyD

Jeanne Clevenger, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 91106 - Nearby to Whittier.

My passion is for women of all ages and cultures to move forward again when they feel stuck, and to re-write the direction of their own stories. I invite you to explore how psychotherapy can facilitate healing, transformation, and empowerment in your life.

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.

Rich Painter, M.S., LMFT

Rich Painter, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91101 - Nearby to Whittier.

I can help you live with greater freedom, peace, trust, creativity, courage, and empowering love. I offer professional counseling, life coaching, or spiritual direction for individuals, couples, children, and families.

Laura MacRae-Serpa, M.A., CCLS, LMFT

Laura MacRae-Serpa, M.A., CCLS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91030 - Nearby to 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.

Philip Kolba, MA LMHC NCC

Philip Kolba, MA LMHC NCC

Psychotherapist

In 90026 - Nearby to Whittier.

Are you fulfilled by your relationships as you deserve to be? I specialize in online relationship counseling for LGBTQ and hetero clients. By examining your life and relationships with a counselor you can increase your capacity for happiness and success.

Megan Minnick, LPCC

Megan Minnick, LPCC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

In 91733 - Nearby to Whittier.

ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS You don't have to wait any longer to begin living your life. I provide a nurturing and accepting space for you to explore how to enjoy the journey in spite of these obstacles.



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.