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.


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!

Carolyn Hudson, M.A., LMFT

Carolyn Hudson, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 92821 - Nearby to Whittier.

My goal is to understand and honor your unique story, work with you towards healing and growth, and help you to build strong relationships. Engaging in healthy relationships brings meaning to our lives. It is an honor to walk with you as you work to enhance your life!

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.

Scott Harris, Ph.D.

Scott Harris, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 90001 - Nearby to Whittier.

I work with children, adolescents and families and am available in a time of crisis. A crisis for your child or adolescent can occur at any time. It is always best to try to calmly understand, respond and provide care and support.

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.

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.

Rimon Naji

Rimon Naji

In 92628 - Nearby to Whittier.

Lara Harris, M.A., M.F.T.

Lara Harris, M.A., M.F.T.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90004 - Nearby to Whittier.

What is keeping you from living the life you want? I concentrate on helping people understand their actions, context, and the people around them in order to enable them to live the kinds of lives they want to lead.

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,

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.

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

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.

Lucy Cotter, LMFT

Lucy Cotter, LMFT

Psychotherapist

In 90004 - Nearby to Whittier.

You can discover a safe, caring environment for couples, individuals and families at Narrative Counseling Center. Contact Lucy Cotter today for a free phone consultation.



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.