Find a Therapist in Ladera Ranch, California.

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Maria Darcy, Ph.D., ABS
Psychotherapist

Maria Darcy, Ph.D., ABS

Licensed Psychologist PSY 26246, Certified Sex Therapist

In 92660 - Nearby to Ladera Ranch.

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.

DeAnn Richter, LMFT
Psychotherapist

DeAnn Richter, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92870 - Nearby to Ladera Ranch.

In Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, we look at the underlying concept, which is that your thoughts and feelings play a fundamental role in your behavior. For example, if you spend a lot of time thinking about plane crashes, runway accidents, and other air disasters, you may find yourself avoiding air travel. The goal of cognitive behavior therapy is to teach you that while you cannot control every aspect of the world around you, you can take control of how you interpret and deal with things in your environment.

Vicki Asher Wills, PsyD, LCSW
Psychotherapist

Vicki Asher Wills, PsyD, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Clinical Psychology Doctor

In 92691 - Nearby to Ladera Ranch.

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.

Marijane Ward, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Marijane Ward, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 92618 - Nearby to Ladera Ranch.

I enter into each new psychotheraputic relationship with an extreme prejudice that therapy works, for most people. Finding the best fit is an important component to good treatment. It's important for the person whom you are sharing your most vulnerable and initimate information be someone you have faith in, sets good boundaries, understands your specific needs and that you can ask questions freely and without judgement. I work collaboratively with clients to better gain a sense of understanding about their particular problems or concerns. Each therapist brings their own education, personality and experiences to the therapy hour, its part of our humanness and this must be a good fit.

Mary Ann Nugent, Psy.D.
Psychotherapist

Mary Ann Nugent, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 92612 - Nearby to Ladera Ranch.

Psychotherapy allows for revisiting our progress as individuals and assessing our lives in terms of our strengths, weaknesses and aspirations. It also provides an opportunity to initiate personal change and growth. Additionally, it assists with an honest accounting of who we are and who we are aspiring to be. Dealing with day to day challenges can create imbalances that propel one to search for answers. Whether the focus of therapy relates to the past, present, and/or future, it is time with the self.

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.

Sue Shepard, MFT
Psychotherapist

Sue Shepard, MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 92612 - Nearby to Ladera Ranch.

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.

Beth Siegel, PsyD.,LCSW
Psychotherapist

Beth Siegel, PsyD.,LCSW

Doctor of Psychology in Psychoanalysis

In 92626 - Nearby to Ladera Ranch.

Does therapy really work? Yes, it does! Talk therapy is not only effective, but it helps you build neurons as you stretch your capacity to think and feel. Do you ever feel as if you are doing the same actions over and over and it leads to the same results? I can help you understand the patterns of behavior that in the past may have lead to less than desirable outcomes. Therapy is an incredible tool which enables you to see problems and situations from a different perspective. Finally, therapy is a safe place to talk about the things you may not feel comfortable saying to anyone else. Call me for a free 15 minute consultation.

Stephenie Champlin, MSW, LCSW
Psychotherapist

Stephenie Champlin, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 92660 - Nearby to Ladera Ranch.

Do you have a behavior, belief or irrational thought that you'd like to change? We often learn the "rules" of life from our family of origin. Sometimes it's believed that these "rules" are the truth; however, these "rules" are how we make it through our families. It is once these rules no longer work for us that we need to change them so we can live life differently and often better. It's not easy to make these changes but it is fully doable and I can help you with these changes. Let me help guide you. Start by calling me at 714-432-9856.

Sharon Chan, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Sharon Chan, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92780 - Nearby to Ladera Ranch.

I provide individual therapy to individuals, kids, and youth who are having emotional, relationship, mental health, and behavioral difficulties. I have witnessed therapy work for many clients to build a healthier self esteem, to reach their goals, to get their needs met by communicating with others,and to positively cope with their thoughts and feelings.

Robert Puff, M.A., M.Div., Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Robert Puff, M.A., M.Div., Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 92651 - Nearby to Ladera Ranch.

3 Quick Tips to manage your stress and anger: - Use your work-out time to process your stress and anger - Use “On-the-Spot Tension Tamers” - Have an “Emergency Exit Strategy” I’d like to offer you 3 quick tips on managing the stress or anger in your life. Although I’ve written more extensively on this in other publications, this is just a quick, short list of three things you can do to tone things down a notch and improve your life. First, make sure that you are exercising regularly. While you exercise, become aware of what is bothering you. As you focus on your stressors, let the physiological energy generated by your anger or angst be burned off by your body. Let the exertion cleanse you....

Steven Harris, PhD
Psychotherapist

Steven Harris, PhD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 92660 - Nearby to Ladera Ranch.

I try to begin psychotherapy with a clean slate. By this I mean that I have my over 20 years of experience and training, but that I need to start all over again (to uniquely know you!) in terms of learning from the brand new patient what their world is like, what their struggles and symptoms are telling me to help guide us to help them find their way through their dilemmas, goals, and other important matters. I find that the therapy relationship gives us a unique perspective on what it is like to be who they are and look for clues in our work about what occurs for you in relationships, providing a way to learn about who you are in the context of our working relationship.

Laura Adams, Psy.D., MFT
Psychotherapist

Laura Adams, Psy.D., MFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist & Psychoanalyst

In 92692 - Nearby to Ladera Ranch.

Laura Adams PsyD MFT and Psychoanalyst is located in South Orange County CA with offices in Mission Viejo and Newport Beach. Dr. Adams uses a psychodynamic approach with individuals, couples and families dealing with long-term issues such as depression, stress, anxiety, grief and loss, addictions, anger, infidelity, and fear. Call Dr. Adams directly at (949) 244-1992 or visit www.SouthOCTherapist.com



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Ladera Ranch is located in Orange County, California. It has a land area of 4.84 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Ladera Ranch is 26,010 people with 7,946 households and a median annual income of $134,435. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Ladera Ranch, CA

Widely Affordable

Licensed, professional counseling in Ladera Ranch is considered widely accessible by the majority of people who live here and budget is often not a concern for mental health treatment. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Ladera Ranch public health department.