Find a Therapist in Gardena, California.

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Sue Shepard, MFT
Psychotherapist

Sue Shepard, MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 92648 - Nearby to Gardena.

Psychotherapy can be a frightening word because “psycho” brings up images of Norman Bates and he is certainly someone none of us want to be associated with. The truth is that psychotherapy is just a fancy word for counseling. If “therapy” is used alone, people ask if it is physical therapy, occupational therapy, etc. A prefix was needed to distinguish it from other therapies and unfortunately “psycho” was chosen. Please don’t let the word stop you from seeking any necessary help you may be seeking. Needing help doesn’t mean you are crazy or that you are weak. We all need help at various stages of our lives and if you are in need now, please let me assist you. Call me at 714-751-0888.

Karen M. Lewis, MA, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Karen M. Lewis, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90026 - Nearby to Gardena.

Psychotherapy is the use of psychological methods to help a person change behavior and overcome problems in a positive manner. Its aim is to help people understand the thoughts behind feeling anxious or depressed and addressing these thinking patterns. Psychotherapy will help you change behaviors and habits that are limiting you, to experiencing your fullest potential.

Nancy Bubica, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Nancy Bubica, LMFT

Nancy Bubica

In 90815 - Nearby to Gardena.

A therapist can either build a strong alliance with you or demolish that alliance. I strive to build a solid one with you in which you feel accepted in a safe, secure place-- safe to share your innermost struggles and fears freely, with no fear of judgement or shame. Seek that therapist whose style resonates with yours and is a good match for your needs and personality. There are psychodynamic approaches (more Freudian and clinical) and person-centered (Rogerian). I am person-centered and will accompany you on your journey--facilitating your progress so that you can become your own counselor over time-- independent and capable of flourishing and developing sound judgment and inner peace.

Mark Baker, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Mark Baker, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 91107 - Nearby to Gardena.

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.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 90291 - Nearby to Gardena.

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.

David Silverman, LMFT
Psychotherapist

David Silverman, LMFT

Free 20 minute phone consult

In 90045 - Nearby to Gardena.

My approach to psychotherapy does not involve years of talk about issues until the client reaches a "catharsis," and suddenly is cured. It is more of a collaboration and involves the client to engage in his own therapy. We look for solutions, rather than talking about "problems" endlessly. As a person-centered therapist, I believe an authentic, respectful and caring relationship with the client fosters growth and self-actualization. The use of cognive-behavioral methods, allows us to look for underlying beliefs the client may have about his place in the world, and unrealistic thought patterns, such as "all-or-nothing" thinking. These can be redirected to provide positive outomes.

Lilia Sheynman, PhD
Psychotherapist

Lilia Sheynman, PhD

Psychologist

In 90755 - Nearby to Gardena.

Every person and every situation is different. We will work as partners to help you to thrive in your personal life. If you feel like you are just surviving and "making it through", let's discuss how I can help. Although I use a mostly CBT approach, I tailor my approach to you - no two people are the same, so why should treatment be? It is time to improve your life!

Patricia McMahon, MA, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Patricia McMahon, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90017 - Nearby to Gardena.

My approach to psychotherapy is strength-based. I like to encourage you as you face life’s challenges, providing you with the proper tools and highlighting your triumphs along the way. I can help you explore ways to let go of old, self-limiting beliefs. I offer a warm, compassionate presence with dedication to your personal development and healing.

Schwarz and Associates, Rebecca L Schwarz
Psychotherapist

Schwarz and Associates, Rebecca L Schwarz

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90703 - Nearby to Gardena.

Psychotherapy is the use of psychological methods to help a person change behavior and overcome problems in a positive manner. Its aim is to help people understand the thoughts behind feeling anxious or depressed and addressing these thinking patterns. Psychotherapy will help you change behaviors and habits that are limiting you, to experiencing your fullest potential.

Sheryl Colby, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Sheryl Colby, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91316 - Nearby to Gardena.

Psychotherapy can change lives. Sometimes, we feel depressed, anxious, confused, lonely,and/or a host of other feelings. Life seems overwhelming. It is important during these times to get support and help to deal with these emotions. I believe that with the guidance of a good psychotherapist and with your motivation and desire, you can turn your life around to become a happier and more fulfilled person. In my many years of experience, I have seen people succeed with this process. I would love to help you do this too.

Kevin Bergen, MA, MFT
Psychotherapist

Kevin Bergen, MA, MFT

Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90505 - Nearby to Gardena.

Nobody said you have to do it all by yourself! If you've never seen a professional counselor, you're probably a bit nervous or uneasy--it's nothing like in the movies or on TV. At CCRG, we know what it's like to start with a new therapist, and our aim is to make you as comfortable as possible. Call us for a free phone conversation--we'll connect you the right way!

Jim Tauber and Laura Newman, MA, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Jim Tauber and Laura Newman, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists

In 90034 - Nearby to Gardena.

As co-therapists we bring greater awareness of what is going on in the room. We focus on the here and now. We bring experience in Gestalt, humanistic, mindfulness and narrative therapy into the room. We strive to create a safe and collaborative environment. We work together to help couples understand their patterns of behavior, acting out, shutting down and arguing. We focus on how a couple fights and not what they fight about. When we help you to understand and accept who you are now, change becomes a reality.

Edward L. De La Loza, LCSW
Psychotherapist

Edward L. De La Loza, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Available for Online Therapy

The process of therapy is and should be tailored to each individual's life experience. Research shows that clients in therapy, who seek assistance to deal with a whole range of issues, challenges, thoughts, and emotions, can experience a positive benefit. In our collaborative work, we will complete a comprehensive biopsychosocial assessment, where we look at many life factors that may be contributing to those challenges for which therapy is being considered. After an assessment, we will have a clearer idea of core values, possible goals and many ideas on designing a flexible plan that is easy to understand and use to bring about the transformation desired.



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Gardena is located in Los Angeles County, California. It has a land area of 5.82 square miles and a water area of 0.03 square miles.  The population of Gardena is 60,447 people with 20,897 households and a median annual income of $47,674. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Gardena, CA

Some budgeting needed

While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in Gardena, with proper budgeting, it is entirely do-able and the risk/reward is worth it. For some families, it may be difficult to sustain a commitment to therapy without proper insurance coverage. If this is you, ask your therapist about low cost options as practitoners in and around Gardena may have flexibility or sliding scales. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Gardena public health department.