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Andrew Amick, MA, AMFT
Psychotherapist

Andrew Amick, MA, AMFT

Registered Associate Marriage & Family Therapist

In 91607 - Nearby to Acton.

The main predictor of therapy's effectiveness in your life depends in large part upon the relationship you sustain with your therapist. This means therapy can be profoundly moving. it could also fall flat. But when it works, it works wonders. And you don't have to carry heavy baggage with you -- plenty of people seek therapy for a 'tune-up', the way you might see a medical doctor for a physical or preventive care. Either way, for the person who is invested in self-growth, psychotherapy can be one of the most important investments of your lifetime.

Mark Baker, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Mark Baker, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 91107 - Nearby to Acton.

We specialize in helping people who are stuck and have tried therapy before with minimal results. Our staff has advanced training in contemporary psychodynamic psychotherapy and is equipped to help clients get to the roots of their problems. This in-depth approach helps people get free from lifelong patterns of dysfunctional choices and empowers them to relate more effectively to others. If the high cost of therapy is a problem, we can help. We have a wide range of fees so don’t let the expense of getting help keep you from giving us a call.

Rich Painter, M.S., LMFT
Psychotherapist

Rich Painter, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91101 - Nearby to Acton.

Do you want a deeper sense of connection or a greater sense of purpose in life? You may be dealing with stress, fear, marriage issues, dating difficulties, confusion, life transitions, low self worth, career direction, or something else impacting your life and relationships. You might have a mistrust of men or women based on past, hurtful experiences. You are not alone. Imagine yourself living with greater peace, freedom, trust, creativity, courage, and empowering love. Getting you there is my specialty. With your life experience and my 20+ years of training and experience, we can team up to make your life and relationships more fulfilling. I look forward to working with you!

Lauren Stevenson, Psy.D.
Psychotherapist

Lauren Stevenson, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 91020 - Nearby to Acton.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a specialized form of therapy that focuses on a person's thoughts and beliefs, and how they influence a person's emotions and actions. As a client, you will learn how to identify distorted or unhelpful thinking patterns, recognize and change inaccurate beliefs, relate to others in more positive ways, and change behaviors accordingly. CBT's ability to help change a person's thinking to be more adaptive, effective, and healthy, while helping them change unhealthy behavior patterns, will lead to the alleviation of symptoms and an improved quality of life.

Jeanne Clevenger, PsyD
Psychotherapist

Jeanne Clevenger, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 91106 - Nearby to Acton.

I truly believe psychotherapy provides a healing, transforming relationship that will ultimately empower you to make long-lasting life changes. One main goal in my personal therapeutic approach is to fundamentally change the struggle you likely have with your thoughts and feelings, so you can be free to experience a better quality of life. I tend to utilize a variety of therapeutic frameworks to conceptualize and fit your specific needs, including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Interpersonal Neurobiology, Relational Therapy, Family Systems, and Psychodynamic Therapy.

Ross Kellogg, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Ross Kellogg, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

Psychotherapy can be an intimidating process to start. Beginning work with me, I will ease your concerns, guide you through the steps required to work though your particular problem, and give you actionable steps to take along the way. The first step is making sure we are a good fit and that you are comfortable to go deeper into your current stressors. Let's start with a free consultation to discuss your needs and formulate a plan to get you back to feeling good.

Anny Papatheodorou, MA, MA, MSc
Psychotherapist

Anny Papatheodorou, MA, MA, MSc

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

As an integrative psychotherapist, my style of practice is eclectic, multifaceted, and tailored to your own needs. With a foundation in depth psychotherapy, I blend mindful self-compassion, parts-work (Internal Family Systems/IFS), as well as humanistic and relational approaches to facilitate your healing process. We will work towards building insight and bringing to consciousness elements of your experience that may have remained hidden, or obstructed, yet continue to often show up in undermining ways in your day-to-day experience. By building insight, we learn and cultivate new ways to respond to life, instead of coming from a place of reaction.

Patricia Emerson, Ph.D., LMFT
Psychotherapist

Patricia Emerson, Ph.D., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, #37970

In 93550 - Nearby to Acton.

If you are feeling uncertain or confused about some part of your life, if you are looking for someone to guide you and support you, I can help. I suggest ways to help you make better sense of your issue. I will help you see all of the parts, know what is most important, decide what you would like to do and then help you draw a map to get where you want to be. All along, I will be offering encouragement, suggestions and ideas for you to consider in your journey.Call now to begin the journey: 661-703-3342.

Tonia Vojtkofsky, PsyD
Psychotherapist

Tonia Vojtkofsky, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Available for Online Therapy

As an experience psychologist, I provide individual psychotherapy, as well as couples therapy. As a certified Mindfulness-Based Therapist, and guided by the principles of neuroplasticity, I help clients mindfully navigate symptoms of physical illness, pain, depression, anxiety, grief, and anger through mindfulness interventions, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, psychodynamic and attachment-based therapies, and skills-based therapies such as Dialectical Behavior Therapy. I value psychotherapy that addresses the whole person. My goal is to help people overcome difficulties, reach their potential, and effect real and lasting change.

Verdant Oak Behavioral Health, Psy.D. and Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Verdant Oak Behavioral Health, Psy.D. and Ph.D.

Psychologist

In 91030 - Nearby to Acton.

VOBH helps individual and group clients strengthen the relationship between human behaviors and the well being of the body, mind, and spirit. We provide a wide array of behavioral health services that will help you achieve a greater sense of self-awareness, which grounds you in your daily life and creates a more joyful existence. We value diversity and recognize the importance of finding a psychologist and therapeutic approach that works best for your current needs.

Rebecca Bokoch, PsyD
Psychotherapist

Rebecca Bokoch, PsyD

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91101 - Nearby to Acton.

Psychotherapy is another word for talk therapy. As a marriage and family therapist registered intern I do engage in talk therapy with my clients. The ultimate goal of my approach to psychotherapy is to help clients to experience positive change. I use reflective listening skills, strategic questioning, and creating a safe and nurturing environment to effectively practice psychotherapy.

Curtis Miller, MFT, Psy.D., D. Min., M.A., M.Div.
Psychotherapist

Curtis Miller, MFT, Psy.D., D. Min., M.A., M.Div.

Marriage and Family Therapists, Psychotherapy

In 91024 - Nearby to Acton.

Psychotherapy is primarily about creating a safe place to be open with your thoughts and feelings. When you can be understood in what you are experiencing a new connection. In this process of connecting healing occurs. We change when we are understood. The therapy relationship is such a place where you can be more fully understood. As this occur's, new energy and hope emerges. We are set free to live our authentic and unique self.

Jennifer Flores, M.Ed., MS, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Jennifer Flores, M.Ed., MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91505 - Nearby to Acton.

The process of therapy can be life-changing. It likely won't feel like it at first. You'll wonder what you're supposed to talk about and if you're doing it right. Some sessions will be inspiring and insightful; some will be boring and just plain hard. But over some time, we will develop a therapeutic relationship that will allow you to see yourself, life, and the people in it more clearly. You'll have a better understanding of your past and how you became the person you are today. You will likely get in touch with feelings, thoughts and beliefs that existed just below the surface. As we understand them and give them language, symptoms tend to diminish.

Charles R Barr, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Charles R Barr, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 91101 - Nearby to Acton.

Panic Disorder and OCD have some specific and proven techniques that evidence shows works best. This type of therapy is called "cognitive-behavioral therapy." I have specialized in treating these disorders since 1988 and this is the type of therapy I use in doing so. You may have tried and failed in the past, but I encourage you to be hopeful about the future and your ability to be free , and please try again.

April De Higes, LMFT
Psychotherapist

April De Higes, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91355 - Nearby to Acton.

Clients come to see me because they have the same arguments over and over. Couples tell me they don't understand each other; and they don't listen to each other. After working with me, couples learn new ways to talk to each other. They feel more loved, more care about, and more understood. Couples and families report that they get along better, things are calmer at home, and there is less fighting. Clients tell me..."We catch ourselves going back to old patterns. Then, we get our homework sheet out and do it differently. Thank you for helping us communicate better."

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 91001 - Nearby to Acton.

James Hillman once said, "We've had a hundred years of psychotherapy and the world is getting worse." While there are many occasions where the validation and listening endemic to psychotherapy makes sense, there are times where we over assume that "feeling better" and "changing behavior" are the same. Grey Matters International, Inc. goes after the forgotten brain laws to behavior change that therapists miss when processing hours and hours of dialogues with people. Utilizing a cutting edge technology to facilitate the emotional process of change, we can make the therapy process way more effective, faster, and with less money spent. Contact kevin@kevinflemingphd.com or 877-606-6161.

Pasadena Relationship Center, MS LMFT 40546
Psychotherapist

Pasadena Relationship Center, MS LMFT 40546

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91011 - Nearby to Acton.

Psychotherapy is a broad term that is used to describe the range of therapeutic treatments that qualified mental health professionals may provide to the public. Each therapist will define their areas of strength, o it is important to read each practitioner's profile carefully to determine whether their skills and training are the best fit for you.

John Kane, AMFT, APCC
Psychotherapist

John Kane, AMFT, APCC

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 93552 - Nearby to Acton.

In laymen's terms, psychotherapy is the opportunity to talk about and process your problems or challenges with a trained therapist. Sometimes, we don't need someone to try to fix our problems for us, which is what most of our friends try to do when we talk about them. Sometimes we need someone who will listen and be a sounding board so we can think through and process for ourselves. I want to support you with your goals and your needs and we can make a therapy plan (psychotherapy or other types) that you feel will best suit your needs. Most importantly, I provide that safe environment for you to be able to be vulnerable, talk about, and process whatever is on your heart and in your mind.

Ute Zimmermann, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Ute Zimmermann, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 91106 - Nearby to Acton.

I am broadly trained in Psychodynamic/Psychoanalytic therapy. As needed, I will utilize and borrow from various other approaches including ACT, CBT, and art therapy amongst others. I believe to create lasting change, it is necessary to discover the roots of the underlying problem. We will then create and utilize the tools required to bring about change.

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

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

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91505 - Nearby to Acton.

Psychotherapy is an exploration of the internal world of the client, using that person's external experiences as a clue to what the person has experienced and believes about him or herself. When people discuss their life histories and their present difficulties I work with them to understand what the connections are, what they may be reliving and what may be preventing them from making positive and healthier choices and changes in their lives. The focus is on the present, using the past as a source of important information. Most clients experience a new, freer and stronger sense of themselves and a better ability to deal with their relationships and with life's unpredictable events.

David Highfill, LCSW
Psychotherapist

David Highfill, LCSW

Therapist & Counselor

In 91101 - Nearby to Acton.

I take a strengths based, humanistic, person centered focus toward psychotherapy. This allows us to approach your issues directly based on your experience with the issues you are facing. Beginning with your strengths, we will look at how you have managed the issues so far focusing on what has worked and expand on these options. At times you may be challenged and confronted with difficult yet realistic options for change. I work to provide positive feedback and encourage you to consider new techniques which may be just a little bit outside of your comfort zone. Through discussion in an open, honest, safe and supportive environment, we will work toward your growth toward your goals.

Jan Click, MSW, LCSW
Psychotherapist

Jan Click, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 91355 - Nearby to Acton.

Psychotherapy can be a wonderful process for enabling clients work through the difficulties that they are experiencing in comfortable and secure setting. A strong and safe theraputic relationship can enable the client to face the challenges in their lives, heal from past hurts and develop new skills that will enable them to build a new life that is more fullfilling and engaging.

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

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

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91030 - Nearby to Acton.

Processing and validating experiences with a trusted professional can facilitate healing. Therapeutic relationships provide an opportunity for self-reflection, connection, and growth. Increased self-awareness can benefit our relationships, decision-making skills, and overall well-being. I am committed to supporting your individual process and maintaining a safe, non-judgmental environment.

The A Treatment Center, LPCC, LMFT
Psychotherapist

The A Treatment Center, LPCC, LMFT

The A Treatment Center; Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91011 - Nearby to Acton.

Our staff are trained in a variety of techniques. Depending on your needs we can schedule you with a family therapist who uses family systems therapy, a couples counselor who has been trained in premarital and couples counseling, or a therapist who specializes in anxiety and uses behavioral therapy, hypnosis or EMDR as therapeutic techniques. Whatever you need, we probably have a trained therapist to help.

Sandra Santana, Psy.D.
Psychotherapist

Sandra Santana, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 91355 - Nearby to Acton.

I specialize in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), which is the most effective treatment for depression and anxiety. There are different subsets of CBT, therefore, depending on the diagnosis and symptoms, I will tailor the treatment to you. For example, many of the anxieties require "exposure" therapy, which will help you confront and cope with your fears in a controlled, safe and effective manner. It's all about coping skills, which is my job to provide to you. Many therapies do not provide this type of treatment, which is why many people still experience panic, phobias or OCD even when they've seen a therapist. It's important to find a therapist who specializes in CBT with exposure.



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Acton is located in Los Angeles County, California. It has a land area of 39.25 square miles and a water area of 0.02 square miles.  The population of Acton is 6,956 people with 2,473 households and a median annual income of $89,150. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Acton, CA

Mostly Affordable

Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Acton for the average family. While sustaining a commitment to therapy is usually not an issue, if mental health treatment feels like a burden please ask your counselor about accepted insurance plans or sliding scale fees. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Acton public health department.