Find a Therapist in Los Alamitos, California.

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David Highfill, LCSW
Psychotherapist

David Highfill, LCSW

Therapist & Counselor

In 91101 - Nearby to Los Alamitos.

I take a strengths based, humanistic, person centered focus toward psychotherapy. This allows us to approach your issues directly based on your experience with the issues you are facing. Beginning with your strengths, we will look at how you have managed the issues so far focusing on what has worked and expand on these options. At times you may be challenged and confronted with difficult yet realistic options for change. I work to provide positive feedback and encourage you to consider new techniques which may be just a little bit outside of your comfort zone. Through discussion in an open, honest, safe and supportive environment, we will work toward your growth toward your goals.

Dr. Chris Nikolaidis, PhD
Psychotherapist

Dr. Chris Nikolaidis, PhD

Clinical Psychologist

In 92648 - Nearby to Los Alamitos.

Are you struggling with anxiety? As a compassionate, strengths-based psychologist , I'm here to help. I specialize in stress and anxiety disorders. Clients who have worked with me report that they feel the best they have felt in their entire lives. I can help you to gain confidence on a level you've never experienced before. Call me 24/7 to book an appointment. Click or text (949)791-7127.

Carolyn Hudson, M.A., LMFT
Psychotherapist

Carolyn Hudson, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 92821 - Nearby to Los Alamitos.

I provide a safe environment for you to share your story, address the challenges you are facing, and explore your hurts, hopes, and dreams. My approach to working with you includes a combination of psychodynamic, existential, and attachment-based concepts. I believe your history is important and we take time to address and understand how it has impacted you. We will look at how the person you are today is working for you and address areas that keep you from reaching your current goals. I also want to know how your past affects your ability to be in relationship with others. I will walk alongside you through this journey of healing and personal growth.

Susan Purrington, Psy.D.
Psychotherapist

Susan Purrington, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 92866 - Nearby to Los Alamitos.

I am a licensed clinical psychologist who is sensitive to the challenging and delicate process of being in therapy. My relational and warm approach will create a supportive and safe environment for you to explore your struggles and work towards the healing and fulfillment you deserve. I bring myself genuinely into my work with my clients, and I believe they feel known and understood, rather than judged or overanalyzed. Whether you are seeking individual therapy or couples counseling, I am committed to helping you gain insights into yourself and your relationships.

Heather Browne, PsyD, MA, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Heather Browne, PsyD, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

In 92841 - Nearby to Los Alamitos.

Finding the right therapist is vital to the growth and healing of the individual. My goal is to uncover what my clients need and find ways to help them activate this within session and within their lives. I am very active, encouraging, using humor and stories or videos to help them reframe the areas were they are stuck or confused. My goal is to help them see that the tapes that they believe are no longer helping them and to give them the freedom to see themself with new eyes.

Tara Hernandez, MA., LMFT
Psychotherapist

Tara Hernandez, MA., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90602 - Nearby to Los Alamitos.

Ask yourself, when was the last time I invested in me, my own well-being and overall health? Psychotherapy offers you the opportunity to express your unspoken fears and worries in a healthy way while learning insight as to the causes of the underlying issue. While supported by your therapist, you have the opportunity to explore and process the impact of life events (ie., childhood experiences/relationships, major life changes such as marriage, birth of a child, divorce, loss of a loved one, and current relationships) in a non-judging environment that will afford you the opportunity to improve your overall level of functioning.

DeAnn Richter, LMFT
Psychotherapist

DeAnn Richter, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92870 - Nearby to Los Alamitos.

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.

Pasadena Relationship Center, MS LMFT 40546
Psychotherapist

Pasadena Relationship Center, MS LMFT 40546

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91101 - Nearby to Los Alamitos.

Psychotherapy is a broad term that is used to describe the range of therapeutic treatments that qualified mental health professionals may provide to the public. Each therapist will define their areas of strength, o it is important to read each practitioner's profile carefully to determine whether their skills and training are the best fit for you.

The A Treatment Center, LPCC, LMFT
Psychotherapist

The A Treatment Center, LPCC, LMFT

The A Treatment Center; Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92660 - Nearby to Los Alamitos.

Our staff are trained in a variety of techniques. Depending on your needs we can schedule you with a family therapist who uses family systems therapy, a couples counselor who has been trained in premarital and couples counseling, or a therapist who specializes in anxiety and uses behavioral therapy, hypnosis or EMDR as therapeutic techniques. Whatever you need, we probably have a trained therapist to help.

Lucy Cotter, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Lucy Cotter, LMFT

Psychotherapist

In 90004 - Nearby to Los Alamitos.

I provide caring conversation that helps people to achieve preferred stories for their lives. If Psychotherapy were a success what would have changed? I help to overcome obstacles, while fostering strengths and resources. My work assists short and long-term goals. In collaboration with individuals, couples and families, I offer therapy that creates alternative hopes for the future.

Lyndsay Elliott, PsyD
Psychotherapist

Lyndsay Elliott, PsyD

Clinical Psychologist

In 92648 - Nearby to Los Alamitos.

Many of us seek therapy to get relief from emotional distress, or to manage a problem that we are having in our lives. But often, those problems are connected to something deeper and causes us to feel “stuck” in patterns that we are unaware of. A full exploration of your history helps to uncover those more unconscious thoughts and reactions. Learning to manage the problems, while also addressing the underlying triggers is a crucial part in feeling more effective.

Nazanin Moali, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Nazanin Moali, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 90505 - Nearby to Los Alamitos.

I enjoy working with adults and adolescents and specialize in the treatment of eating disorders, substance abuse, self-harm and other maladaptive behaviors (including underlying issues of anxiety, depression and trauma), which may be preventing my clients from living a life of inner peace and enjoying fulfilling connections with others. I am a licensed Clinical Psychologist through the California State Board of Psychology (PSY 27951).

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 Los Alamitos.

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.

David Silverman, LMFT
Psychotherapist

David Silverman, LMFT

Free 20 minute phone consult

In 90045 - Nearby to Los Alamitos.

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.

Gail Desilets, MA, MS, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Gail Desilets, MA, MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 92604 - Nearby to Los Alamitos.

I know that people who want to change their lives do so from a position of strength. Sometimes we can get overwhelmed by everything that it is going wrong. My role is to be your objective observer who will have the important task of reminding you of what is going right also. We will need what is going right to fix what is going wrong. Let's get started right away! You are cordially invited to view my blog "Recipe for Happiness" at: www.gail-desilets.blogspot.com

Mark Tinley, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Mark Tinley, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91030 - Nearby to Los Alamitos.

We manage things on our own just fine, but some things just don’t get better despite our best efforts. That’s where psychotherapy can help. It helps by developing new ways of looking at the issue, gaining a better understanding of the situation, learning new ways of thinking and exploring other options and choices, all with the aim to get unstuck from the old unproductive pattern. People can and do change, and you can too. It’s like most things, if you ignore it, nothing changes. But if you focus on it and work for a positive change, it does happen.

Sean Sprigle, LPCC
Psychotherapist

Sean Sprigle, LPCC

Licensed professional clinical counselor

Available for Online Therapy

My clients often find me easy to talk to and say they feel comfortable with me, trusting quickly. This can make the psychotherapeutic process easier and more effective for my clients, especially if they are nervous or don’t know what to expect. Therapy with me can range from just talking casually with each other, leading to insights, increased self awareness, and processing through emotional issues, or it could be more intensive deeper therapy like EMDR.

Mark Baker, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Mark Baker, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 91107 - Nearby to Los Alamitos.

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.

Joelle Allman, LCSW
Psychotherapist

Joelle Allman, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 90713 - Nearby to Los Alamitos.

Most of us don’t think about our mental health until we have a disorder or a serious problem that impacts us negatively. Many of us have learned communication, coping skills, and parenting skills from our caregivers which have not always been positive or helpful. Through our life experiences we develop good or bad habits, a positive or negative world view, effective or poor communication skills, healthy or unhealthy coping skills. Therapy by a professional can teach you new skills and behaviors to improve your relationships, increase your satisfaction and happiness, and improve your overall well being.

Anthony Fiore, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Anthony Fiore, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 90815 - Nearby to Los Alamitos.

I do short-term solutions-oriented therapy to help you think differently about yourself and your world and then develop skills to better deal with your issues from the past or to better deal with current areas of difficulty. We start by assessing problem areas, and then deciding together how best to approach them and what result we would like at the end of therapy. Therapy itself involves talking in sessions, and feedback from me,but also many other skill-building activities such as reading, practicing new behaviors between sessions, and doing things to reduce life stress.

Debra Burianek, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Debra Burianek, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90703 - Nearby to Los Alamitos.

As a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist I can help you with issues that you may be having. It takes courage to pick up the phone and call. It can feel scary and uncertain. I provide a warm environment for you to share you concerns and will come along side of you to help you to navigate whatever issues you may be going through. We will look back at how things started in your life and help you to put it to rest so you can have the life you want.

Philip Kolba, MA LCPC NCC
Psychotherapist

Philip Kolba, MA LCPC NCC

Psychotherapist

In 90026 - Nearby to Los Alamitos.

I provide brief solutions-focused psychotherapy to help clients assess personal and professional functioning, clarify goals, and strengthen social and emotional skills. I specialize in brief online relationship counseling. Online counseling allows clients to seek help as needed, engage in therapy at a schedule that's convenient to them, and keep their counselor as they progress through life. I work with LGBTQ and hetero clients on individual, couple, and alternative relationship concerns. Clients explore issues that impact their professional and personal relationships, including communication, power dynamics, and intimacy. I accept US$ and cryptocurrencies.

Sue Shepard, MFT
Psychotherapist

Sue Shepard, MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 92648 - Nearby to Los Alamitos.

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.

Chris Tickner, Andrea-Marie Stark
Psychotherapist

Chris Tickner, Andrea-Marie Stark

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91101 - Nearby to Los Alamitos.

I've been a psychotherapist for over 15 years using a unique form of therapy - somatic psychotherapy. Somatic means body. This form of therapy focuses not just on the way that we think or understand our lives, but also on how we feel and physically experience it. One of the central concepts in somatic psychology is the fact that we come into the world as sensing and feeling beings. Words, thoughts, cognitions all come later, and are built upon our pre-existing somatic understanding. It is therefore paramount that we work through the body, and not just talk about our problems and try to fix things. That is also important, but insufficient for real transformation.

Betsy Walli Sadur, MS, PhD
Psychotherapist

Betsy Walli Sadur, MS, PhD

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist 85860

In 90740 - Nearby to Los Alamitos.

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).



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Los Alamitos is located in Orange County, California. It has a land area of 4.02 square miles and a water area of 0.06 square miles.  The population of Los Alamitos is 11,716 people with 4,120 households and a median annual income of $80,033. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Los Alamitos, CA

Mostly Affordable

Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Los Alamitos 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 Los Alamitos public health department.