Find a Therapist in Playa Del Rey, California.

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Gary Brown, PhD, LMFT, FAPA
Psychotherapist

Gary Brown, PhD, LMFT, FAPA

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90024 - Nearby to Playa Del Rey.

There's an old saying: "If you can't talk about it, you can't work it out." I agree. This is where psychotherapy can help. If you choose to work with me, we will work together to help you learn how to express yourself in ways that help you to identify your needs and how to get your needs met. This isn't always so easy, in particular if we are feeling guilt, anxiety, or shame. Many people simply aren't used to talking about some of the challenges of their lives. Perhaps this speaks to you. I understand. That was me at one time. What I can tell you is this: for over 25 years my clients typically report feeling better because they feel heard, understood, and truly cared for.

Audrey Johnson, Psy. D.
Psychotherapist

Audrey Johnson, Psy. D.

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

In 91302 - Nearby to Playa Del Rey.

Going to someone to talk about what is on your mind can be difficult, yet exciting at the same time. It takes courage to share your inner most thoughts and feelings with a complete stranger. I provide a calm and serene setting for my clients to talk about the things that are on their minds and gain the tools to start managing their lives better. Whether it is for anxiety, depression, child/adolescent issues, anger management, addictions, and so on, I provide a safe place to talk about and sort out things to become a more productive and happy person.

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

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

Associate Clinical Social Worker

In 90048 - Nearby to Playa Del Rey.

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.

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 Playa Del Rey.

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.

Rebecca Bokoch, PsyD
Psychotherapist

Rebecca Bokoch, PsyD

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91101 - Nearby to Playa Del Rey.

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.

Naphtali Roberts, MA, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Naphtali Roberts, MA, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91020 - Nearby to Playa Del Rey.

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.

Cynthia Henrie, LMFT, BCET
Psychotherapist

Cynthia Henrie, LMFT, BCET

LA Therapy Network - Feminist Therapy, Trauma Experts

In 90401 - Nearby to Playa Del Rey.

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!

Pasadena Relationship Center, MS LMFT 40546
Psychotherapist

Pasadena Relationship Center, MS LMFT 40546

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91101 - Nearby to Playa Del Rey.

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.

Ute Zimmermann, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Ute Zimmermann, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 91106 - Nearby to Playa Del Rey.

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.

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 91030 - Nearby to Playa Del Rey.

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.

Chris Tickner, Andrea-Marie Stark
Psychotherapist

Chris Tickner, Andrea-Marie Stark

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91101 - Nearby to Playa Del Rey.

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.

Jeffrey Chernin, Ph.D., MFT
Psychotherapist

Jeffrey Chernin, Ph.D., MFT

Licensed Psychotherapist

In 90048 - Nearby to Playa Del Rey.

We all need help somtimes. Although I have expertise regarding psychological aspects of living, you are the one who lives your life. Therefore, my role is not to tell you what to do, but rather we would work together to achieve your goals. I make no guarantees, but I have helped many people in the past 25 years to overcome crippling depression, reduce panic and anxiety to manageable levels, and resolve challenging relationships. issues

Yeshiva Davis, LMFT, MA, MBA
Psychotherapist

Yeshiva Davis, LMFT, MA, MBA

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90045 - Nearby to Playa Del Rey.

Are problems from your past creating issues for you today? Do you need help learning more constructive ways to deal with life's challenges? Do you feel stuck in the same unhealthy patterns, and can't find your way out of them? If this sounds like you, I'd like to help. I am committed to creating a place where you feel safe to heal, and uncover emotional wounds and memories, so that you don't continue with self-defeating, maladaptive behaviors.

Betsy Walli Sadur, MS, PhD
Psychotherapist

Betsy Walli Sadur, MS, PhD

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist 85860

In 90254 - Nearby to Playa Del Rey.

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).

Jean Powers, M.A., L.M.F.T.
Psychotherapist

Jean Powers, M.A., L.M.F.T.

Psychotherapist, Individual & Family Therapist

In 90290 - Nearby to Playa Del Rey.

My approach to psychotherapy is very customized. Every individual comes with their own beliefs, values, and family of origin. Because of this, one size does not fit all. I am very careful to take the time to learn my clients and their needs. I help my clients walk toward the directions they desire. I come to you with over 35 years of experience in helping others to heal. Whether it is addiction, abuse, grief, relationship struggles, or stress, I can help. I look forward to assisting you with your life challenges.

Sean Sprigle, LPCC
Psychotherapist

Sean Sprigle, LPCC

Licensed professional clinical counselor

In 90048 - Nearby to Playa Del Rey.

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.

Behnam Keyvan, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Behnam Keyvan, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91364 - Nearby to Playa Del Rey.

Psychotherapy can be a life-transforming experience. While it can help you to identify your problems and figure out ways to cope with them, therapy is much more than just problem-solving and symptom reduction. It can also help you identify and correct destructive patterns of thinking and behaving that may be impeding your growth. The possible benefits of psychotherapy are endless. They include increased self-awareness and self-esteem, healthier relationships, and a more fulfilled life. The foundation of good therapy is the relationship between you and your therapist. It is essential that you find someone with whom you feel a comfortable connection. Your therapist should create a safe, accepting, positive environment where you can explore even...(view profile to read more)

UniHealth Counseling and Psychology, LCSW
Psychotherapist

UniHealth Counseling and Psychology, LCSW

LCSW

In 90025 - Nearby to Playa Del Rey.

Our approach to psychotherapy focuses on your past, present and future. In doing so, we explore your storied experiences, and your relationship to those narratives. Through dialogue, we support healthy self-talk, healthy habits for mind and body, reflection and mindfulness on what you could do in response to situations and circumstances, and explore the values and attributions you place on the decisions you make. We consider psychotherapy as an individualized process, tailored for each client based on specific circumstances and life goals. Our approach centers on an attentive and supportive environment for positive healthy change.

Kristen Caron, MA, MFT
Psychotherapist

Kristen Caron, MA, MFT

Licensed Psychotherapist, Eating Disorder Specialist

In 90212 - Nearby to Playa Del Rey.

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.

Katelin Hanhart, LCSW LCADC
Psychotherapist

Katelin Hanhart, LCSW LCADC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Available for Online Therapy

Because I work with clients regarding a variety of issues; my first goal in therapy is to discuss what is bringing you into treatment and what you hope to gain from your time with a therapist. Together, we will develop a plan for how to work on the issue you are seeking to address. My training includes therapies such as : DBT, CBT, EMDR, and compassion focused therapy to name a few. I believe in getting to the root of the issue and exploring what therapeutic intervention would be the best fit to meet your needs. It is possible to experience a positive change when going to therapy.

John Kane, AMFT, APCC
Psychotherapist

John Kane, AMFT, APCC

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

In laymen's terms, psychotherapy is the opportunity to talk about and process your problems or challenges with a trained therapist. Sometimes, we don't need someone to try to fix our problems for us, which is what most of our friends try to do when we talk about them. Sometimes we need someone who will listen and be a sounding board so we can think through and process for ourselves. I want to support you with your goals and your needs and we can make a therapy plan (psychotherapy or other types) that you feel will best suit your needs. Most importantly, I provide that safe environment for you to be able to be vulnerable, talk about, and process whatever is on your heart and in your mind.

Larry Goodman, MA, MFT
Psychotherapist

Larry Goodman, MA, MFT

Marriage Family Therapist (MFT)

In 90210 - Nearby to Playa Del Rey.

I offer depth psychotherapy for women and men who realize that their lives and their relationships are not satisfying leaving them and they are frustrated, angry and hurt. Whether with a significant other, at work or in their families, my clients know that something is not working but they are at a loss to understand what it is and how to fix it. This is where psychotherapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) can be very helpful. Understanding how you were taught to view the world and beginning to question those beliefs can lead to significant improvements in relationships and overall well-being. Please email me or go to my website, www.rancho-mirage-psychotherapy.com

Andrea von Troschke, M.F.T., A.T.R., B.C.P.C.
Psychotherapist

Andrea von Troschke, M.F.T., A.T.R., B.C.P.C.

Marriage and Family Therapist, Art Therapist Registered

In 90272 - Nearby to Playa Del Rey.

Psychotherapy can provide you with insights and concrete strategies for coping and growing. We all have experienced frustrations from childhood that can develop into triggers, provoking intense feelings. Therefore we look for triggers and their roots, explore thoughts and feelings to facilitate understanding and healing. The focus is on new coping skills, relaxation techniques, restructuring your thoughts. You also learn to live more consciously and apply new strategies. It takes time -- it’s like building muscle strength. In close collaboration, we will together monitor your changes and process your reactions to weekly events as they relate to our work.

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

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

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91030 - Nearby to Playa Del Rey.

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.

Duane Osterlind, LMFT, CSAT
Psychotherapist

Duane Osterlind, LMFT, CSAT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90803 - Nearby to Playa Del Rey.

Clients come to Novus Relationship Counseling and Recovery Center because it is a safe place to get help without the fear of judgment. We are here to help you and understand what you are going through. We use an evidenced-based approach to psychotherapy so you know you are getting the help that has been proven to work. We will collaborate with you and give concrete steps and homework that will help you find peace and freedom in your life.



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Playa Del Rey is located in Los Angeles County, California.  The population of Playa Del Rey is 12,139 people and a median annual income of $91,339. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Playa Del Rey, CA

Very Affordable

Booking a weekly counseling session with a licensed therapist in Playa Del Rey is not a large financial issue for the majority of people in this area. Sustaining a commitment to mental health treatment is easily accessible for the average family, but ask your therapist if there are any concerns as many will accept insurance or even offer sliding scale fees. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Playa Del Rey public health department.