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Anita Langer, MA, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Anita Langer, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91505 - Nearby to La Crescenta.

My private practice serves a diverse population of individuals, couples and families in the greater Los Angeles area. Areas of specialization include: Aging Challenges related to a cancer diagnosis for individuals and their loved ones Navigating challenging life transitions - including change of relationship status, job/career change, new parent, adjustment to college Premarital Counseling Women's Issues Anxiety and Depression Development of Self Worth and Self Esteem Grief, Loss and Bereavement Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Questioning, Poly and Transgender Support Parenting

Vicki Asher Wills, PsyD, LCSW
Psychotherapist

Vicki Asher Wills, PsyD, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Clinical Psychology Doctor

Available for Online Therapy

My approach to psychotherapy is collaborative in that I work with my clients to unearth dysfunctional patterns of behaving or relating that are keeping them from the fulfilling lives and/or relationships they seek. As a solutions-focused psychotherapist I use complementary therapy approaches and techniques to teach clients new skills, increase understanding and insight, and build healthier lifestyle habits that are customized to address their unique therapy goals. My clients are encouraged to practice these new behaviors and ways of thinking between sessions so that the changes they make through our work together produce more satisfying and fulfilling lives.

Kristen Caron, MA, MFT
Psychotherapist

Kristen Caron, MA, MFT

Licensed Psychotherapist, Eating Disorder Specialist

In 90212 - Nearby to La Crescenta.

My approach to psychotherapy involves a comprehensive evaluation to examine the specific needs of the client. Several modalities are utilized for treatment. Cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamic therapy. Therapy generally involves not only examining how our past experiences have informed our sense of self and well being, but understanding how to move forward effectively by developing healthy coping strategies. I treat individuals, couples, families in an outpatient setting. I treat both adolescents and adults.

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

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

Psychologist

In 91030 - Nearby to La Crescenta.

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 La Crescenta.

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.

Rick Deaton, Psy.D.
Psychotherapist

Rick Deaton, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 90048 - Nearby to La Crescenta.

I have almost 20 years experience treating individuals and couples in psychotherapy. I find that finding a good match with your psychotherapist is of utmost importance. One needs to feel safe with the therapist and in the environment in order to feel more comfortable to share extremely personal and become emotionally vulnerable for the process to be more beneficial. I have treated individuals and couples of ethically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTQ community who have offered me the feedback of feeling surprisingly comfortable undertaking the psychotherapeutic process with me.

Eris Huemer, PsyD, MFT
Psychotherapist

Eris Huemer, PsyD, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90068 - Nearby to La Crescenta.

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

Nicole Woolf, M.A.Ed., MSW, ACSW
Psychotherapist

Nicole Woolf, M.A.Ed., MSW, ACSW

Associate Clinical Social Worker

In 90048 - Nearby to La Crescenta.

Psychotherapy can feel very scary but I assure you that I will make it as unscary as possible. Your thoughts, feelings and actions are your own and I am here to help you understand and process those moments that don't make sense. We will work together to strengthen your skills and abilities and complete the goals we set forth. I want you to give me feedback on our work together in order to make our meetings the best for you.

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

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

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91030 - Nearby to La Crescenta.

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.

Carl H. Shubs, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Carl H. Shubs, Ph.D.

Psychologist

In 90212 - Nearby to La Crescenta.

The issue is not what happened to you, it’s the impact it had and how you are able to deal with it. Psychotherapy helps. It involves our talking together to address the problems you’re having in your life. We’ll see what works, what doesn’t, why not, what you’ve tried, and what other options there may be. We’ll look to understand how the difficulties came to be and what gets in the way of changing them. We’ll see what’s happening in your life now and how old patterns of thinking and behaving may interfere for you. We’ll explore other alternatives. I strongly believe people can change, and I see that happening in my office regularly. You’d be surprised how therapy can change your life.

Michelle Harwell, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Michelle Harwell, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90041 - Nearby to La Crescenta.

Psychotherapy is not a teaching session and it is not advice. It is an honest search for what we do not see. The goal of psychotherapy is to acquire insight and clarity, create new priorities, gain the courage to change, and move towards restoring your life. In our work together, we will focus on how you understand yourself and others, particularly those people to whom you feel close. Our time together may include discussing experiences that sometimes reproduce pain and distress. We will work at your pace to explore your distress in a way that is meaningful and ultimately healing.

Jim Tauber and Laura Newman, MA, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Jim Tauber and Laura Newman, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists

In 90034 - Nearby to La Crescenta.

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.

Naphtali Roberts, MA, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Naphtali Roberts, MA, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91020 - Nearby to La Crescenta.

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.

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 91107 - Nearby to La Crescenta.

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.

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

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

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91505 - Nearby to La Crescenta.

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.

Richard Brouillette, LCSW
Psychotherapist

Richard Brouillette, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 90046 - Nearby to La Crescenta.

I can help you adjust to the online experience so that you feel like we're together in the same room. I think you'll see it really helps. We are all having our coping skills triggered during the coronavirus crisis. Stress forces us into modes of finding comfort that may not be the healthiest for us. Schema therapy is uniquely placed to help build new coping skills exactly when you are feeling stress and fear. Schema therapy is the exciting result of what happens when therapists put together “what works” in therapy from many different schools of thought and approaches. I originally started training with it when I wanted to improve outcomes for my clients in a shorter period of time.

Tom Andre, MA
Psychotherapist

Tom Andre, MA

LMFT

In 90245 - Nearby to La Crescenta.

Meetings typically feel like engaging conversations where together we take on a problem (or a set of problems) that has been affecting your life in a way that is not what you want. Over the course of these conversations, you might expect to gain a better sense of where you stand and how you want to proceed, based on your skills, your resourcefulness, and what is truly important to you.

Wendy Davis, M.S., LMFT, EMDR
Psychotherapist

Wendy Davis, M.S., LMFT, EMDR

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91350 - Nearby to La Crescenta.

Maybe you are feeling anxiety, depression, or perhaps you are feeling stuck in the past, due to childhood abuse or other traumatic experiences. Whatever the situation, you have a sense that something needs to change. As your therapist, my role is as a supportive collaborator who will work with you as we explore and unearth the thoughts and feelings which are causing you pain. It is important to feel emotionally safe and cared about, and I have helped many people to be able to express themselves in a trusting, non-judgmental environment, leading to an overall improvement in their functioning, satisfaction, and relationships.....

Cynthia Henrie, LMFT, BCET
Psychotherapist

Cynthia Henrie, LMFT, BCET

LA Therapy Network - Feminist Therapy, Trauma Experts

In 90042 - Nearby to La Crescenta.

As a therapist I am trained in and specialize in feminist therapy, trauma therapy and therapy with adolescents and their families. I am also a specialist in therapy with gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender/gender variant individuals/families. I use feminist therapy, a form of therapy whose focus is on empowering you as an individual. I am specially trained in the treatment of GLBT issues and have over 20 years experience. I am a trauma expert and am trained ina variety of treatment approaches. I am able to offer you very specialized help with traumatic experiences that will resolve anxiety, depression and relaionship problems caused by traumatic origins. Holistc approach, whole body!

Phyllis Chase, MA, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Phyllis Chase, MA, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90048 - Nearby to La Crescenta.

The most successful people have benefited from a course of therapy. Knowledge is power and self-knowledge makes you powerful. To learn what you don't know about yourself can help you avoid trouble at work, at home and with your own happiness. I think everyone deserves to invest in themselves, after all you take you everywhere! My first question is often, "If our conversations were successful and we were done, what would your life look like?" Not an easy question to answer because we are pretty clear about what we don't want. It's important to clarify what you want your life to look like if you had considered it successful at the end of it. My therapy is solution-focused.

Ute Zimmermann, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Ute Zimmermann, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 91106 - Nearby to La Crescenta.

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.

Latasha Dixon, MA, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Latasha Dixon, MA, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91105 - Nearby to La Crescenta.

Trust is hard. Relationships are hard. Talking about self (especially in a positive way) is hard. Through building a therapeutic alliance and trust with me, you will see that you can engage in trusting relationships. You will feel fulfilled having a place centered around you that uplifts and empowers you. Psychotherapy is hard work as we explore difficult issues and help to join the unconscious and conscious minds together to help you become more whole and balanced. Trust the process.

Sandra Santana, Psy.D.
Psychotherapist

Sandra Santana, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 91355 - Nearby to La Crescenta.

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.

Rich Painter, M.S., LMFT
Psychotherapist

Rich Painter, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91101 - Nearby to La Crescenta.

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 La Crescenta.

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.



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La Crescenta is located in Los Angeles County, California. It has a land area of 3.42 square miles and a water area of 0.01 square miles.  The population of La Crescenta is 20,241 people with 6,951 households and a median annual income of $85,458. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for La Crescenta, CA

Mostly Affordable

Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in La Crescenta 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 La Crescenta public health department.