Find a Therapist in San Fernando, California.

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Lee Langley, M.S., LMFT
Psychotherapist

Lee Langley, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91355 - Nearby to San Fernando.

My approach to psychotherapy combines "family of origin" work (examining how current life issues are rooted in childhood experiences) with the application of biblical principles for living. Depending on the problem a client is facing, I also use cognitive behavioral techniques which help to develop an understanding of the thoughts and feelings that influence behaviors.

Charles R Barr, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Charles R Barr, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 91101 - Nearby to San Fernando.

Panic Disorder and OCD have some specific and proven techniques that evidence shows works best. This type of therapy is called "cognitive-behavioral therapy." I have specialized in treating these disorders since 1988 and this is the type of therapy I use in doing so. You may have tried and failed in the past, but I encourage you to be hopeful about the future and your ability to be free again.

Negar Khaefi, MFT, LPCC
Psychotherapist

Negar Khaefi, MFT, LPCC

Psychotherapist, Anxiety Specialist, EMDR Practitioner

In 90048 - Nearby to San Fernando.

Finding a psychotherapist is like finding an ally; you don't have to bear the weight of your problems alone. In a safe setting, at your pace, I use a blend of the most researched and effective therapies, including EMDR, an invaluable tool for the treatment of PTSD, and emotional problems. It gives me great personal satisfaction to provide you with a space to self reflect, be truly seen, and help you create the life that you want.

Estelle Raskin, M.A., LMFT
Psychotherapist

Estelle Raskin, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #111146

In 90004 - Nearby to San Fernando.

Therapy can seem like an esoteric phenomenon in juxtaposition to different cultural mores, family practices, religious beliefs and world-views. It can also be approached as a purposeful conversation intended to shed light on previously unexamined areas of the client's life with the potential of revealing a new way of looking at one's relationship to the world.

Rich Painter, M.S., LMFT
Psychotherapist

Rich Painter, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91101 - Nearby to San Fernando.

Do you want a deeper sense of connection or a greater sense of purpose in life? You may be dealing with stress, fear, marriage issues, dating difficulties, confusion, life transitions, low self worth, career direction, or something else impacting your life and relationships. You might have a mistrust of men or women based on past, hurtful experiences. You are not alone. Imagine yourself living with greater peace, freedom, trust, creativity, courage, and empowering love. Getting you there is my specialty. With your life experience and my 20+ years of training and experience, we can team up to make your life and relationships more fulfilling. I look forward to working with you!

Chevvy Cheung, LCSW, PsyD.
Psychotherapist

Chevvy Cheung, LCSW, PsyD.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 90293 - Nearby to San Fernando.

Psychotherapy is a process where we examine what makes us tick". We can better understand the things that are causing us to feel bad and the our mental fitness-how we feel about ourselves, life in general, relationships, our jobs and our role in the world. As a psychotherapist, I provide my clients with a secure space to talk openly and freely and not worry about being judged or embarrassed. I want my clients to be understood in all of their complexity which includes the beautiful, the ashamed and the scary. Then, we will find the parts of you that may need a change and decide how the positive change will happen.

Craig Clark, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Craig Clark, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 91030 - Nearby to San Fernando.

By discussing your inner-most thoughts and feelings with an objective and caring psychologist over a period of several weeks or months, most people begin to gradually discover growth and improvements in many areas of their lives from relationships to employment to general happiness. It is often said that "the unexamined life is not worth living", and most of us would agree.

Jo Ellen Fletcher, M.A.,LMFT
Psychotherapist

Jo Ellen Fletcher, M.A.,LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 91302 - Nearby to San Fernando.

I believe in showing my clients empathy, compassion, and unconditional positive regard. There is no script to follow. It is simply listening, holding space, withholding judgement, emotionally connecting, and communicating the incredibly healing message of, "You are not alone." My approach to helping is to show up authentically, without judgment and provide unconditional acceptance and guidance in the therapy room. My philosophy regarding psychotherapy is that healing happens in a warm and safe therapeutic relationship. What I find most important is creating a space between the therapist and client that is sacred, unique, very honest, and above all, compassionate. I use down to earth examples and exercises as a way to approach the healing process...(view profile to read more)

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

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

Psychotherapist, Individual & Family Therapist

In 91301 - Nearby to San Fernando.

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.

Deborah Tucker, M.A., M.F.T.
Psychotherapist

Deborah Tucker, M.A., M.F.T.

Licensed marriage and family therapist (#17142)

In 93065 - Nearby to San Fernando.

Psychotherapy is another word for counseling. Most people who are seaching for psychotherapy on the internet are wanting to work on themselves, changing patterns that are interfering with their lives and relationships. Often psychotherapy refers working a bit deeper than just a few sessions, to get at the root of problems for the most effective and most lasting change. It can be very hard work for both of us, but immensely beneficial. If this sounds interesting to you, please contact me so we can discuss it further.

Adam Sheck, PsyD
Psychotherapist

Adam Sheck, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 90210 - Nearby to San Fernando.

As a Clinical Psychologist with over 25 years of experience, the focus of my work is PASSION. My work with individuals and couples is to create a deeper relationship first with ourselves and then within the relationship to have a more fulfilled and passionate life. In my experience, passion comes when our inner life matches our outer life, when we live authentically and in integrity with our values. My work with individuals begins there, identifying our values and what excites us and removing the blocks to living that inner truth more fully in our lives.

Lori Freson, M.A., MFT
Psychotherapist

Lori Freson, M.A., MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91403 - Nearby to San Fernando.

Sometimes you can't really pinpoint what is wrong, but you know you are not satisfied with your life. Maybe you just need someone to talk to, who can listen with compassion and not judgement. Perhaps you are ready to explore your issues and move past them to live the life you always dreamed of. Let me help empower you to find your strengths and love of life.

Scott Harris, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Scott Harris, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 90049 - Nearby to San Fernando.

Therapy is about change, it is about conflict, it is about emotion, and it is about our relationships. People who seek therapy may feel stuck in their relationships, their jobs, or their lives in general.They may have great difficulty coming with their families, friends and partners. Often, when individuals are struggling, their perspective of people, relationships and situations in their life can be affected. Sometimes previous or ongoing trauma seriously impacts how individuals think, cope and feel about themselves. The psychotherapy I provide, works in looking at, understanding and changing those perceptions and providing skills necessary for a new/different way of relating/communicating.

Karen M. Lewis, MA, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Karen M. Lewis, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90026 - Nearby to San Fernando.

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.

Dana Fogel-Stark, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Dana Fogel-Stark, LMFT

Marriage & Family Therapist

In 91302 - Nearby to San Fernando.

As a psychotherapist, it is my belief that by entering therapy, a client is entering a journey of self exploration that leads to personal growth and fulfillment. I believe it takes courage and strength for an individual to accept the challenges in their lives and take steps toward health and happiness. I am a directive therapist who educates, teaches, and instill insight for my clients that enhances their relationship within themselves and with others. I guide clients in obtaining insight as to sources that hinder their potential for happiness as well as provide coping mechanisms and tools clients can utilize to manage their emotional challenges.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 90077 - Nearby to San Fernando.

James Hillman once said, "We've had a hundred years of psychotherapy and the world is getting worse." While there are many occasions where the validation and listening endemic to psychotherapy makes sense, there are times where we over assume that "feeling better" and "changing behavior" are the same. Grey Matters International, Inc. goes after the forgotten brain laws to behavior change that therapists miss when processing hours and hours of dialogues with people. Utilizing a cutting edge technology to facilitate the emotional process of change, we can make the therapy process way more effective, faster, and with less money spent. Contact kevin@kevinflemingphd.com or 877-606-6161.

Ute Zimmermann, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Ute Zimmermann, Ph.D.

Registered Psychological Assistant

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.

Ruben Gutierrez, M.A., LMFT
Psychotherapist

Ruben Gutierrez, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 91350 - Nearby to San Fernando.

My approach to psychotherapy is primarily informed by the traditions of depth and transpersonal psychotherapy. In recognition of the fact of the personal and collective unconscious, I work with my clients to explore and understand, both cognitively and somatically, the mysteries of the soul that drive them towards the goal of self-knowledge and individuation: the becoming of their true selves. Psychotherapy is essentially a spiritual endeavor in which client and therapist alike join to create an alchemical container in which healing may take place. Clients benefit by becoming more comfortable within their own skin, self-actualized, and better able to manage life's travails.

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

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

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91030 - Nearby to San Fernando.

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.

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.

Tracey Dwyer, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Tracey Dwyer, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91355 - Nearby to San Fernando.

In psychotherapy together, you and I, we will work to understand the meaning of the symptoms and/or situations that brought you into psychotherapy in the first place. Whatever the symptom there is a reason for it? Together we will discover why you are suffering this. We will look to clues from past ( family and relational dynamics) and see discover what unconscious thoughts, patterns and beliefs might be the source of this suffering. Much of the healing that will occur in our work together will come from making the unconscious conscious. Through increasing conscious awareness patients have a decrease in symptoms, improved relationships, and an increase in life-satisfaction.

Laurie Burns, M.S., MFT
Psychotherapist

Laurie Burns, M.S., MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90290 - Nearby to San Fernando.

The relationship between therapist and patient has a context, a sharing of subjective experiences that cannot help but play out in unique and meaningful ways. Because every human being and each individual's process is unique, I won't put you through a series of pre-determined exercises or fit you into some theoretical model. I work in collaboration with you to explore, discover, illumine, and heal the wounds that have kept you from expanding into the fullness of who you are meant to be.

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.

Kristen Caron, MA, MFT
Psychotherapist

Kristen Caron, MA, MFT

Licensed Psychotherapist, Eating Disorder Specialist

In 90212 - Nearby to San Fernando.

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.

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.



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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.