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.


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.

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.

Lissett Pisfil, M.S. AMFT

Lissett Pisfil, M.S. AMFT

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90703 - Nearby to Whittier.

I am a bilingual Spanish speaking Associate Marriage and Family Therapist dedicated to providing a safe space for people to openly share their thoughts and feelings. People may be hesitant or have negative feelings about making the decision to go to therapy.

Reverend Sherri Board, LCPC

Reverend Sherri Board, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor

Available for Online Therapy

My name is Reverend Sherri L. Board, M.A. I am a Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor and also a Certified Temperament Counselor. I enjoy helping my clients learn about their true temperament needs and also focus on helping adult survivors of childhood abuse with issues

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.

Brandon Wetzler, MA, LMFT

Brandon Wetzler, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92647 - Nearby to Whittier.

Are you ready to take an inward journey that can lead to more fulfiiling relationships and self-contentment? I provide individual and couples therapy, and I'd love to help you in starting or renewing your inward journey.

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.

Cynthia Henrie, LMFT, BCET

Cynthia Henrie, LMFT, BCET

LA Therapy Network - Feminist Therapy, Trauma Experts

In 90042 - Nearby to Whittier.

Because Sometimes... You Need More Than a Friend... When expertise and experience count you can count on us to make the difference. Call us for a FREE initial consultation with one of our highly trained, experienced therapists! Sanity for the Insanity of Life!

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.

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

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

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91505 - Nearby to 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.

Mark Reid, Mark Reid

Mark Reid, Mark Reid

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 91101 - Nearby to Whittier.

Sometimes life doesn’t go the way we want. Too often we find ourselves stuck in a bad place leaving us hurt, lonely, angry or depressed – just plain out of control. I will strive to help you experience growth from the pain of life and empower you to move forward,

Estelle Raskin, M.A., AMFT

Estelle Raskin, M.A., AMFT

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90004 - Nearby to Whittier.

I work from the perspective that therapeutic conversations have the potential to shed light on previously unnoticed aspects of a person's life. I believe that these aspects can enhance and enrich our understanding of ourselves as we move through the world.

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!



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.