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Rick Deaton, Psy.D.
Psychotherapist

Rick Deaton, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 90048 - Nearby to San Fernando.

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.

Phyllis Chase, MA, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Phyllis Chase, MA, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90048 - Nearby to San Fernando.

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.

David Highfill, LCSW
Psychotherapist

David Highfill, LCSW

Therapist & Counselor

In 91101 - Nearby to San Fernando.

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.

Chris Tickner, Andrea-Marie Stark
Psychotherapist

Chris Tickner, Andrea-Marie Stark

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91101 - Nearby to San Fernando.

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.

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.

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 San Fernando.

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.

Diane Thorp, MSW, LCSW
Psychotherapist

Diane Thorp, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Psychotherapist

In 91106 - Nearby to San Fernando.

Psychotherapy can also be called, 'talk therapy', with the ultimate goal towards bringing relief from problematic symptoms that may stem from emotional and/or psychological turmoil. I have worked with clients in psychotherapy in a number of ways, but namely creating an open space during a therapeutic session in which an individual can discover new insights into their problem areas in order to create healthy choices for improved relationships. During psychotherapy, we will look at conflicts and problem areas that create continued roadblocks & conjointly examine how someone's past experiences may be reflective towards making changes today; we will unpack this impasse to open new roads ahead!

Ronit Meshie Mai Lami, MSc, PhD
Psychotherapist

Ronit Meshie Mai Lami, MSc, PhD

Money Wealth and Relationship Consultant/Coach/Psychologist

In 90024 - Nearby to San Fernando.

Having the desire to deeply experience, explore, and feel our emotions that are related to both present and past circumstances is at the core of the process. Unexamined feelings can often lead to negative feeling or experiences which their cause is not understand. The process of understanding one’s feelings and emotions allows us to grow. Psychotherapy can awaken us to discover the real reason we choose our behaviors.

Patricia McMahon, MA, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Patricia McMahon, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90017 - Nearby to San Fernando.

My approach to psychotherapy is strength-based. I like to encourage you as you face life’s challenges, providing you with the proper tools and highlighting your triumphs along the way. I can help you explore ways to let go of old, self-limiting beliefs. I offer a warm, compassionate presence with dedication to your personal development and healing.

Michelle Harwell, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Michelle Harwell, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90041 - Nearby to San Fernando.

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.

Luz Kyncl, LCSW, CHC
Psychotherapist

Luz Kyncl, LCSW, CHC

Psychotherapist, Health Coach

In 90004 - Nearby to San Fernando.

The common goal of psychotherapy is to inspire change, improve quality of life, or to help with issues that are hard to face alone. These sessions can increase positive feelings and self-esteem, and teach skills for handling difficult situations, making healthy decisions and reaching goals. Conditions treated include depression, anxiety, stress, and food and eating disorders.

Jeanne Clevenger, PsyD
Psychotherapist

Jeanne Clevenger, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 91106 - Nearby to San Fernando.

I truly believe psychotherapy provides a healing, transforming relationship that will ultimately empower you to make long-lasting life changes. One main goal in my personal therapeutic approach is to fundamentally change the struggle you likely have with your thoughts and feelings, so you can be free to experience a better quality of life. I tend to utilize a variety of therapeutic frameworks to conceptualize and fit your specific needs, including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Interpersonal Neurobiology, Relational Therapy, Family Systems, and Psychodynamic Therapy.

Lindsey Rosenthal, M.A., L.M.F.T.
Psychotherapist

Lindsey Rosenthal, M.A., L.M.F.T.

Psychotherapist, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90046 - Nearby to San Fernando.

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.

Philip Kolba, MA LCPC NCC
Psychotherapist

Philip Kolba, MA LCPC NCC

Psychotherapist

In 90026 - Nearby to San Fernando.

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.

Ute Zimmermann, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Ute Zimmermann, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 91106 - Nearby to San Fernando.

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.

Tom Andre, MA
Psychotherapist

Tom Andre, MA

LMFT

In 90245 - Nearby to San Fernando.

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.

Laura Pescione, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Laura Pescione, Ph.D.

Psychologist

In 91436 - Nearby to San Fernando.

The fact that you are considering psychotherapy shows that you are taking a powerful and courageous step towards enriching your life. I specialize in providing psychotherapy in an empathic, stimulating, and collaborative environment that will help you heal, grow, and find fulfillment in your life. Together we will explore your unique personal circumstances and come to understand how these circumstances have effected and continue to effect your life. Ultimately, we will explore your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors so that you can heal and grow.

Jan Click, MSW, LCSW
Psychotherapist

Jan Click, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 91355 - Nearby to San Fernando.

Psychotherapy can be a wonderful process for enabling clients work through the difficulties that they are experiencing in comfortable and secure setting. A strong and safe theraputic relationship can enable the client to face the challenges in their lives, heal from past hurts and develop new skills that will enable them to build a new life that is more fullfilling and engaging.

Alaleh Selkirk, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Alaleh Selkirk, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 90210 - Nearby to San Fernando.

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.

Jennifer Flores, M.Ed., MS, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Jennifer Flores, M.Ed., MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91505 - Nearby to San Fernando.

The process of therapy can be life-changing. It likely won't feel like it at first. You'll wonder what you're supposed to talk about and if you're doing it right. Some sessions will be inspiring and insightful; some will be boring and just plain hard. But over some time, we will develop a therapeutic relationship that will allow you to see yourself, life, and the people in it more clearly. You'll have a better understanding of your past and how you became the person you are today. You will likely get in touch with feelings, thoughts and beliefs that existed just below the surface. As we understand them and give them language, symptoms tend to diminish.

DeAndrea Knight, MSW, LCSW
Psychotherapist

DeAndrea Knight, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 91505 - Nearby to San Fernando.

We are dedicated and devoted to decreasing and diminishing depression, anxiety, trauma, stress, and relationship issues while increasing relief, happiness, and resiliency. We listen. We ask questions. We dissect your problems and challenges. In collaboration, we create unique, individualized treatment plans tailored to meet your specific needs and to promote healing and lasting change.

James Gilbert, MFTI, LPCCI
Psychotherapist

James Gilbert, MFTI, LPCCI

Marriage and Family Therapist Intern

In 91436 - Nearby to San Fernando.

People often find themselves struggling in life. Whether it is due to a particularly difficult life transition, a failed relationship, confusion about life direction, or general communication issues, there is always ways to find balance and happiness. I can help you work through the struggles that you are facing in life and bring out the happiest, most productive version of yourself. Let me help you create the life you want.

Gary Brown, PhD, LMFT, FAPA
Psychotherapist

Gary Brown, PhD, LMFT, FAPA

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90049 - Nearby to San Fernando.

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.

UniHealth Counseling and Psychology, LCSW
Psychotherapist

UniHealth Counseling and Psychology, LCSW

LCSW

In 90025 - Nearby to San Fernando.

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.

Wendy Davis, MS, LMFT, EMDRIA Certified
Psychotherapist

Wendy Davis, MS, LMFT, EMDRIA Certified

Licensed Psychotherapist

In 91355 - Nearby to San Fernando.

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.....



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San Fernando is located in Los Angeles County, California. It has a land area of 2.37 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of San Fernando is 24,931 people with 6,134 households and a median annual income of $55,170. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for San Fernando, CA

Affordable with Planning

Therapy in San Fernando is generally within financial reach for the average family, but some budget planning may be needed for a real commitment to weekly counseling. Remember that your mental health and happiness are important. Check with your San Fernando therapist about insurance coverage or ask about sliding scale fees if there are any difficulties with accessibility. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local San Fernando public health department.