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.


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

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

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90041 - 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.

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.

Drew Carr, Ph.D.

Drew Carr, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 91101 - Nearby to Whittier.

I work with hard-working professionals and students ready to take responsibility for their lives and to make positive changes. What do you want to stand for? What matters in your heart? I specialize in helping you moving towards what's important.

Phil Kiehl, M.Div, BCC

Phil Kiehl, M.Div, BCC

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Certified Chaplain & Grief Counselor

In 91001 - Nearby to Whittier.

How are you coping these days? Is your spouse listening to you? Do you feel alone? Are you trying to fix or change someone? I want to hear your story and provide a safe, compassionate place to address your concerns and work with you to discover a path towards growth.

Lindsey Rosenthal, M.A., L.M.F.T.

Lindsey Rosenthal, M.A., L.M.F.T.

Psychotherapist, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90048 - Nearby to Whittier.

Hi! I am a solution focused & goal oriented therapist. I am passionate about helping individuals & couples live their most fulfilled & meaningful lives. We will work together collaboratively to accomplish your goals & create a life that you are actually excited to live!

Lori Buckley, Psy.D., CST.

Lori Buckley, Psy.D., CST.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Certified Sex Therapist

In 91101 - Nearby to Whittier.

Dr. Buckley works with each individual and/or couple to determine their goals, desires and needs. Her nurturing, open, direct style helps create a warm, safe environment to discuss concerns which people often find difficult to talk about.

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.

Cynthia Henrie

Cynthia Henrie

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!

Rick Deaton, Psy.D.

Rick Deaton, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 90048 - Nearby to Whittier.

I treat both couples and individuals and tailor psychotherapy to meet the goals and needs of the patient. The therapeutic relationship is especially important and my goal is to provide a collaborative psychotherapy experience in a safe, comfortable environment.

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!

Betsy Walli, MS, PhD

Betsy Walli, MS, PhD

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist 85860

In 90740 - Nearby to Whittier.

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.

Elizabeth Armstrong,  MA, MFTI

Elizabeth Armstrong, MA, MFTI

Marriage and Family Therapist Registered Intern

In 92626 - Nearby to Whittier.

I'm a collaborative, kind therapist that believes in the power of human connection. My role is to be a catalyst in your life for positive change. Let's work together against problems that weigh on you by harvesting your strength, and discovering your most amazing you!

Rebecca Schwarz, LMFT

Rebecca Schwarz, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90703 - Nearby to Whittier.

No one should ever be alone in their suffering! When hurt, most people retreat, isolating themselves; thus keeping their wounds from healing. By providing a warm, transparent therapy experience, I offer one of the safest ways to break out of this isolation and pain.



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.