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.


Prepare To Change, Psy.D., HSPP

Prepare To Change, Psy.D., HSPP

Individual and Family Therapists

In 92780 - Nearby to Whittier.

We offer a positive approach to counseling and assessment. Our priority is teaching people the skills and strategies they need to manage life’s challenges and create lasting change. With the help of trained and skilled therapists, discover how counseling can help you.

Betsy Walli, MS, PhD

Betsy Walli, MS, PhD

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist 85860

In 90740 - Nearby to Whittier.

I am a relationship expert - certified in Emotionally Focused Therapy by ICEEFT. I help clients break out of the destructive, negative cycles in which they are stuck; make sense of their own and others’ emotions; and create close, healthy relationships.

Marcy Muray, LMFT

Marcy Muray, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90232 - Nearby to Whittier.

Whether your goal is to be supported through difficult times or to be challenged towards growth, I will hold deep respect for your uniqueness and your strengths. My style is warm and practical. Please don’t hesitate to reach out for help. We are all works in progress.

Relate Therapy Center, PsyD

Relate Therapy Center, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 91101 - Nearby to Whittier.

At Relate, we know that struggles and relationships are often interconnected. Maybe you're feeling stuck, overwhelmed, or miserable (even if it seems like you have all together). We help people get unstuck and create healthier ways of living and relating to others.

John Mayfield, MFT

John Mayfield, MFT

Marriage Family Therapist

In 92832 - Nearby to Whittier.

Life can become extremely challenging at times. Working together we will push forward to improve your life in the areas troubling you. For things to get better, having someone skilled and experienced to work with can make all the difference. Contact us soon.

Reverend Sherri Board

Reverend Sherri Board

Available for Online Therapy

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.

Adrienne Clements, MA LMFT

Adrienne Clements, MA LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 92626 - Nearby to Whittier.

In the therapeutic relationship, I provide a non-judgmental, collaborative, supportive, and safe healing environment. I help my clients find healthy perceptions of themselves and strengthen their relationships so they can know themselves as peaceful, complete, and safe.

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.

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

Betsy Sansby, MS, LMFT

Betsy Sansby, MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist & Communication Expert for over 30 years

In 90039 - Nearby to Whittier.

You won’t always feel this way. If you’re feeling lost or stuck and are ready to make the changes that will help you break through, I can help.

Ellen Roese, LCSW

Ellen Roese, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 90277 - Nearby to Whittier.

"The only thing that remains constant in this world is change". I am a compassionate therapist with extensive experience assisting children, teens and adults through grief and loss, or through a major life transition. I understand that change can be overwhelming.

Nancy Bubica, LMFT

Nancy Bubica, LMFT

Nancy Bubica

In 90815 - Nearby to Whittier.

I specialize in Christian Counseling (family, children, adults). I use my knowledge of Scripture to help clients grow and heal in their relationship with Christ and in their discernment of the Lord's guidance; to rely on His strength, not their own, in pain and crisis.



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.