Find a Therapist in Gardena, California.

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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.

Camila Williams, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Camila Williams, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 90501 - Nearby to Gardena.

Many people think about starting psychotherapy for a long time before working up the courage to follow through. It is a scary thing to open up to a stranger about your deepest thoughts, fears, and insecurities; but it is also an incredibly brave thing to do! You have chosen to take a step towards improving your life and that takes effort and courage! It is always a privilege for me to help guide a client to a healthier and more balanced life. I'm not going to lie and say I can make you happy, I can't, but I can help you learn how to create your own happiness, and learn how to become your own therapist so that you can continue making positive changes long after our time together is over.

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.

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.

Naphtali Roberts, MA, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Naphtali Roberts, MA, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91020 - Nearby to Gardena.

Are you struggling with insomnia, or worrying constantly? Do you have a traumatic event in your past that is haunting you? Have your relationships become difficult to manage? Are you concerned about your effectiveness as a parent? Is your family in a constant state of conflict and unable to effectively communicate? Psychotherapy is an effective way for helping individuals and families better cope with these circumstances, as well as other overwhelming life events and concerns. Working with individuals and families to create a safe where they can work through their challenges and develop strategies for a more fulfilling life.

Drew Carr, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Drew Carr, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 91101 - Nearby to Gardena.

I offer an invitation to lean into what is important so you can do the things that matter. I work from a method that helps you get present to what's actually happening so that you can take action. Some call this mindfulness, some call it awareness, others even call it prayer, but it's really about coming into contact with all of who you are and moving towards the amazing potential of your life.

Carine Keenan, M.S., LMFT, CAMS-II
Psychotherapist

Carine Keenan, M.S., LMFT, CAMS-II

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91364 - Nearby to Gardena.

The most important indicator of success in therapy is the therapeutic relationship. From the moment we meet, we will build the trust and rapport which will crucial to your success in therapy. I use a variety of approaches including attachment, mindfulness, and cognitive behavioral therapy in my work to help my clients attain their goals of maximum well being. My clients are wonderfully individual, so I base my orientation on their insight and understanding of their situation.

Betsy Walli, MS, PhD
Psychotherapist

Betsy Walli, MS, PhD

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist 85860

In 90250 - Nearby to Gardena.

Sometimes the harder try to connect, the more distant and lonely you end up feeling. Yet you keep using the same ineffective strategies, because what else can you do? Or maybe you give up. You are probably spending enough time and effort already trying to make it work — you’re just doing it in the wrong way. I can help you channel your efforts more successfully using emotionally focused therapy (EFT).

Amie Lowery-Luyties, MFT, PPS, MS
Psychotherapist

Amie Lowery-Luyties, MFT, PPS, MS

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90802 - Nearby to Gardena.

My goal is to provide a safe and non-judgmental place where I can help my clients reach their full potential by processing feelings (past and present issues), improving communication, and exploring family issues that may be a barrier to success. I have worked with adults, children, adolescents, couples, and families with various issues including: Depression, Anxiety, Communication, Coming Out Issues, Increasing Intimacy, Sexual Identity, Attention Problems, Self Esteem, Anger Management, Addiction Issues, Bereavement, Relationship Issues and Trauma.

Laurie Burns, M.S., MFT
Psychotherapist

Laurie Burns, M.S., MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90290 - Nearby to Gardena.

The relationship between therapist and patient has a context, a sharing of subjective experiences that cannot help but play out in unique and meaningful ways. Because every human being and each individual's process is unique, I won't put you through a series of pre-determined exercises or fit you into some theoretical model. I work in collaboration with you to explore, discover, illumine, and heal the wounds that have kept you from expanding into the fullness of who you are meant to be.

Eris Huemer, PsyD, MFT
Psychotherapist

Eris Huemer, PsyD, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90501 - Nearby to Gardena.

Dr. Eris Huemer has a doctorate degree in marriage and family therapy and a masters degree in depth psychology "Depth psychotherapy refers to a collection of approach to therapy which value self-awareness, life-long growth and development, life meaning, and depth in intrapersonal and interpersonal relationships. Dr. Eris marries many theories, which helps her clients understand what helps them feel positive or anxious, as well as accepting their strong and weak points. How can all of this lead you to your Best Self? If people can identify their feelings & ways of thinking they become better at coping with difficult situations and find solutions to create the life that they want and deserve

Carl Wells, Carl S. Wells Ph.D
Psychotherapist

Carl Wells, Carl S. Wells Ph.D

California Licensed Clinical Psychologist, MFT

In 90745 - Nearby to Gardena.

A high level of trust and comfort for you in psychotherapy is a must. Working with an experienced therapist you can rely upon to listen skillfully will help you to learn to to lift negative moods, become a better problem solver, or improve relationships. Can simply sharing your problems with a therapist be enough to help you improve? I often hear from new patients that they were dissappointed in prior therapy because they were not helped to foucus and to use specific tools that not only made them feel better in therapy, but also in their lives. Therapy should be designed to help you learn at you own, most effective pace for you.

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.



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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.