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.

Marcy Muray, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Marcy Muray, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90232 - 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.

Jeanne Clevenger, PsyD
Psychotherapist

Jeanne Clevenger, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 91106 - Nearby to Gardena.

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.

Alaleh Selkirk, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Alaleh Selkirk, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 90210 - Nearby to Gardena.

People go to therapy to address a problem that is distressing them and causing interference in a significant aspect of their life (work, social life, interpersonal relationships, sleep, etc.) After the immediate problem is resolved or significantly reduced, most of my clients continue to stay in therapy because they have started noticing a change in themselves that they like! To me, therapy isn't just about reducing symptoms. It is about much more. It's about experiencing meaning in life. It's about connecting with the best version of ourselves and knowing that person is there within us. That's true self-confidence. My clients tend to tell me they feel more "whole". That's therapy to me.

Gary Brainerd, PhD
Psychotherapist

Gary Brainerd, PhD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist & Marriage Therapist

In 91101 - Nearby to Gardena.

Psychotherapy is valuable for those who want to deeply understand themselves, the sources of their fears, uncertainties, troubling feelings and relationship difficulties. It can also be a way of getting to know your self. Sitting down with a person trained in a variety of modalities of psychotherapy can be a safe and creative way to understand yourself and reach much more of your potential.

Gary Stollman, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Gary Stollman, Ph.D.

Psychotherapist, Marriage Counselor, Professional Life Coach

In 90292 - Nearby to Gardena.

Many people believe that psychotherapy takes a lifetime. In truth change can take place in an instant, although one may choose to participate in a lifetime of psychotherapy to continue to grow and evolve. Trained and certified in the Viscott Method and a frequent guest on the Dr. Phil show, Dr. Gary can help you find solutions to your problems with clarity and ease. Feel free to call my office for a free 15 minute telephone consultation at 800-474-1445.

Stephanie Weston, LCSW
Psychotherapist

Stephanie Weston, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 90066 - Nearby to Gardena.

I believe that everyone can benefit from psychotherapy. We live in a busy world and because of this, we often put our own needs aside to focus on others. However, we all have difficult periods in our lives, along with issues that cause frustration and therapy is used to heal those upsetting feelings and learn constructive ways to deal with them. This is accomplished by making changes to the parts of your life that aren’t working for you or are contributing to your issues. Some of the main benefits of therapy are the feelings of validation and understanding that you receive, the new perspectives that you gain on various issues, and the learned techniques to cope with life’s frustrations.

Mary Ann Aronsohn, MA, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Mary Ann Aronsohn, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91030 - Nearby to Gardena.

Psychotherapy offers an individually tailored approach to clients' lives, families, relationships. Client(s) and therapist can decide together what approaches may be most helpful. Therapy can also involve referrals to other professionals and/or activities that can support our work. Most importantly, psychotherapy offers a safe haven within which to explore what difficulties clients experience and within which to have opportunities to grow in mindfulness, self-care, relationship skills, boundary-setting, emotional healing etc.

Todd Hurtubise, LMFT, M.A.
Psychotherapist

Todd Hurtubise, LMFT, M.A.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90004 - Nearby to Gardena.

Struggling with relationship issues, death, work stress, or family difficulties can often lead to problems in other areas of your life. It is not easy to ask for help - however, investing in yourself and reaching out shows a strong desire to heal and grow. In a supportive and safe environment we will take the steps needed for you to reach your full potential and feel strong and present in your life. Talk therapy and the therapeutic process is a collaborative experience to target what is not working your life and make the changes to move towards your best self.

Negar Khaefi, MFT, LPCC
Psychotherapist

Negar Khaefi, MFT, LPCC

Psychotherapist, Anxiety Specialist, EMDR Practitioner

In 90048 - Nearby to Gardena.

Finding a psychotherapist is like finding an ally; you don't have to bear the weight of your problems alone. In a safe setting, at your pace, I use a blend of the most researched and effective therapies, including EMDR, an invaluable tool for the treatment of PTSD, and emotional problems. It gives me great personal satisfaction to provide you with a space to self reflect, be truly seen, and help you create the life that you want.

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

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

Psychotherapist, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90048 - Nearby to Gardena.

Psychotherapy is a fun, engaging, and transformative process! As your therapist I will work closely with you to identify what is working in your life, as well as what is missing and what isn't working. We will identify your real, hidden and emergent dreams, and goals. I will hold you accountable to making the changes you desire real, and this will further assist you in becoming more of the person that you want to be. I have assisted countless individuals and couples in the process of self discovery, living your truth, and living an identity of your choice, not one ascribed to you.

Beverly Scott, Beverly J Scott MS, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Beverly Scott, Beverly J Scott MS, LMFT

Beverly Scott LMFT

In 90277 - Nearby to Gardena.

I have had so many trainings in all kinds of models. I love the basic dialogue model of communication which is the model in Imago Couples Therapy and Relational Life Therapy. Taking responsibility for the way we personally "make it up" from our past learning family history is essential in this learning process. I love the Humanistic mindfulness and Rational approach to life. My clients always have take a way homework to practice with at home.

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.



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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.