Find a Therapist in Topanga, California.

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Laura Pescione, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Laura Pescione, Ph.D.

Psychologist

In 91436 - Nearby to Topanga.

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.

Kristen Caron, MA, MFT
Psychotherapist

Kristen Caron, MA, MFT

Licensed Psychotherapist, Eating Disorder Specialist

In 90212 - Nearby to Topanga.

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.

Miriam Davis, M.A., M.F.T.
Psychotherapist

Miriam Davis, M.A., M.F.T.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91505 - Nearby to Topanga.

Psychotherapy is an exploration of the internal world of the client, using that person's external experiences as a clue to what the person has experienced and believes about him or herself. When people discuss their life histories and their present difficulties I work with them to understand what the connections are, what they may be reliving and what may be preventing them from making positive and healthier choices and changes in their lives. The focus is on the present, using the past as a source of important information. Most clients experience a new, freer and stronger sense of themselves and a better ability to deal with their relationships and with life's unpredictable events.

Betsy Sansby, MS, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Betsy Sansby, MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist & Communication Expert for over 30 years

In 90039 - Nearby to Topanga.

If you’re looking for someone who nods and smiles and leaves you feeling oddly confused about what you’re accomplishing in therapy, I’m the wrong person for you. Any trained professional should be able to offer you ‘a safe, compassionate space’ to talk about your feelings. But if you want to see real change in your life, you need to do something different. My approach is goal-oriented. I want to help you clarify and achieve your goals. Once we figure out what you’re struggling with, we’ll come up with an action plan, with weekly assignments designed to get you unstuck, and heading in a healthier direction.

Carl H. Shubs, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Carl H. Shubs, Ph.D.

Psychologist

In 90212 - Nearby to Topanga.

The issue is not what happened to you, it’s the impact it had and how you are able to deal with it. Psychotherapy helps. It involves our talking together to address the problems you’re having in your life. We’ll see what works, what doesn’t, why not, what you’ve tried, and what other options there may be. We’ll look to understand how the difficulties came to be and what gets in the way of changing them. We’ll see what’s happening in your life now and how old patterns of thinking and behaving may interfere for you. We’ll explore other alternatives. I strongly believe people can change, and I see that happening in my office regularly. You’d be surprised how therapy can change your life.

Ellie Zarrabian, PhD, CMT
Psychotherapist

Ellie Zarrabian, PhD, CMT

Founder & Spiritual Director

In 90024 - Nearby to Topanga.

If you are interested in exploring spirituality as a way to deepen or heal your relationships, or to find a career that is more in alignment with your higher calling in life, then Transpersonal counseling can be very helpful for you. I am a spiritually oriented psychologist and I specialize in working with dynamic, professional and spiritually focused women.

Jo Ellen Fletcher, M.A.,LMFT
Psychotherapist

Jo Ellen Fletcher, M.A.,LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 91302 - Nearby to Topanga.

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)

Patricia McMahon, MA, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Patricia McMahon, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90017 - Nearby to Topanga.

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.

Beverly Scott, Beverly J Scott MS, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Beverly Scott, Beverly J Scott MS, LMFT

Beverly Scott LMFT

In 90277 - Nearby to Topanga.

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.

Sandra Santana, Psy.D.
Psychotherapist

Sandra Santana, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 91355 - Nearby to Topanga.

I specialize in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), which is the most effective treatment for depression and anxiety. There are different subsets of CBT, therefore, depending on the diagnosis and symptoms, I will tailor the treatment to you. For example, many of the anxieties require "exposure" therapy, which will help you confront and cope with your fears in a controlled, safe and effective manner. It's all about coping skills, which is my job to provide to you. Many therapies do not provide this type of treatment, which is why many people still experience panic, phobias or OCD even when they've seen a therapist. It's important to find a therapist who specializes in CBT with exposure.

Lori Shnorhokian, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Lori Shnorhokian, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90405 - Nearby to Topanga.

Psychotherapy can be a powerful tool in one's life. Most everyone can benefit from therapy regardless of what the problem or issue may be. There is always this misconception that you must have something wrong with you if you go therapy, but that is a myth. Psychotherapy can be very helpful and powerful within one self by expressing your internal feelings.

Jessica Hupf, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Jessica Hupf, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90290 - Nearby to Topanga.

Psychotherapy is a process in which a therapist can help support and guide you through difficult challenges while providing you with strategies for reducing unwanted symptoms of distress. My training and background in psychology have provided me with valuable insights into how to help people who are struggling and to be able to help them improve their situations and return to improved functioning.

Scott Harris, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Scott Harris, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 90049 - Nearby to Topanga.

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.



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Topanga is located in Los Angeles County, California. It has a land area of 19.12 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Topanga is 8,923 people with 3,221 households and a median annual income of $112,330. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Topanga, CA

Widely Affordable

Licensed, professional counseling in Topanga 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 Topanga public health department.