Find a Therapist in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.

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Larry Goodman, MA, MFT
Psychotherapist

Larry Goodman, MA, MFT

Marriage Family Therapist (MFT)

In 90210 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

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

Beth Siegel, PsyD.,LCSW
Psychotherapist

Beth Siegel, PsyD.,LCSW

Doctor of Psychology in Psychoanalysis

In 90802 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

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.

Betsy Walli, MS, PhD
Psychotherapist

Betsy Walli, MS, PhD

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist 85860

In 90275 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

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).

Jeffrey Chernin, Ph.D., MFT
Psychotherapist

Jeffrey Chernin, Ph.D., MFT

Licensed Psychotherapist

In 90048 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

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

Debra Burianek, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Debra Burianek, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90703 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

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.

Todd Deutsch, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Todd Deutsch, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90025 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

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.

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.

Beverly Scott, Beverly J Scott MS, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Beverly Scott, Beverly J Scott MS, LMFT

Beverly Scott LMFT

In 90277 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

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.

Cynthia Cunningham, MFT 34,049
Psychotherapist

Cynthia Cunningham, MFT 34,049

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

In 90210 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

I use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, amd Psychodynamic therapy to help clients overcome issues such as low self esteem, anxiety, and depression. I also hypnotize clients who wish to be hypnotized and who are a good candidate dates for this modality. I have specialized training in hypnosis and 11 years of experience with clients. I have been clean and sober for 30 years and smoke free for 29 years. I am also in recovery from compulsive over eating and shopping. I am what some people refer to as a wounded healer which I believe makes me especially empathic and intuitive when working with clients. Call 818 575-9049 today to arrange a FREE 20 MINUTE SESSION

Nazanin Moali, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Nazanin Moali, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 90505 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

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).

Robin Landau PhD
Psychotherapist

Robin Landau PhD

Clinical Psychologist

In 90077 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

I offer individual and group psychotherapy to adults and adolescents (14 and over). I approach treatment from a psychodynamic perspective and will utilize behavioral interventions to address specific symptoms unique to each individual. With my nurturing and direct approach, I help my clients to discover and work through underlying issues that may be causing unhealthy behaviors. My Psychotherapy Groups help individuals to practice healthy communication and learn to connect to others in a meaningful way. I am trained in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Group Therapy.

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 Rancho Palos Verdes.

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.

Daryl Temkin, Ph.D
Psychotherapist

Daryl Temkin, Ph.D

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90254 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

Psychotherapy or counseling is an essential tool to provide individuals, couples or family groups who may have been in conflict, discord or even crisis to a new level of resolve and ideally into a functioning working relationship with restored possibilities of effective communications and an integration of new responses and new relationship insight and responsibility. Counseling an psychotherapy are meant to help a person see themselves and the world around them in a manner which can provide them with valuable insights, awareness and useful life tools which will lead to effective and successful behaviors, personal contentment and greater possible happiness.

Vanessa Hughes, MA, SEP
Psychotherapist

Vanessa Hughes, MA, SEP

Alternative and Integrated Practitioner | GRIT Kids Coaching

In 90011 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

I work with an entire person--the mind, emotions, body, spirit, relationships. I offer an alternative approach to traditional psychotherapy because sometimes we are stuck beyond our thoughts. I believe we are often stuck beyond how we think about something, but by how our body holds and remembers the experiences. After all, we feel the anxiety in our chest, shoulders or stomach. When we are depressed, we struggle to move, sleep, concentrate etc. I work to remove the block from wherever it is stuck. My clients come to me after years of ineffective therapy. They are looking for more than talking about their struggles or identifying how they think about them in favor of a change in living.

Gary Brown, PhD, LMFT, FAPA
Psychotherapist

Gary Brown, PhD, LMFT, FAPA

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90024 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

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.

Carl Wells, Carl S. Wells Ph.D
Psychotherapist

Carl Wells, Carl S. Wells Ph.D

California Licensed Clinical Psychologist, MFT

In 90745 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

A high level of trust and comfort for you in psychotherapy is a must. Working with an experienced therapist you can rely upon to listen skillfully will help you to learn to to lift negative moods, become a better problem solver, or improve relationships. Can simply sharing your problems with a therapist be enough to help you improve? I often hear from new patients that they were dissappointed in prior therapy because they were not helped to foucus and to use specific tools that not only made them feel better in therapy, but also in their lives. Therapy should be designed to help you learn at you own, most effective pace for you.

Alaleh Selkirk, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Alaleh Selkirk, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 90210 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

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.

Dr. Pamela Sobo, Psy. D.
Psychotherapist

Dr. Pamela Sobo, Psy. D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 90049 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

Dr. Sobo integrates traditional psychodynamic psychotherapy with progressive psychotherapeutic interventions such as Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, and Mindfulness training. These techniques help to treat the effects of patients presenting problems as well as traumas. Patients learn to facilitate emotional and cognitive processing, as well as cultivate self-awareness of inner body sensations. Sensorimotor Psychotherapy has been reported to reduce symptoms of PTSD, nightmares, panic attacks, and hyperarousal, while providing tools to help increase feelings of safety and a sense of control over one’s self.

Joelle Allman, LCSW
Psychotherapist

Joelle Allman, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 90713 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

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.

Rick Deaton, Psy.D.
Psychotherapist

Rick Deaton, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 90048 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

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.

Marcy Muray, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Marcy Muray, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90232 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

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.

Schwarz and Associates, Rebecca L Schwarz
Psychotherapist

Schwarz and Associates, Rebecca L Schwarz

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90703 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

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.

UniHealth Counseling and Psychology, LCSW
Psychotherapist

UniHealth Counseling and Psychology, LCSW

LCSW

In 90025 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

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.

Lucy Cotter, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Lucy Cotter, LMFT

Psychotherapist

In 90004 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

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.

David Silverman, LMFT
Psychotherapist

David Silverman, LMFT

Free 20 minute phone consult

In 90045 - Nearby to Rancho Palos Verdes.

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.



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Rancho Palos Verdes is located in Los Angeles County, California. It has a land area of 13.46 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Rancho Palos Verdes is 42,732 people with 15,820 households and a median annual income of $118,780. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

Widely Affordable

Licensed, professional counseling in Rancho Palos Verdes 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 Rancho Palos Verdes public health department.