Find a Therapist in Topanga, California.

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Dr. Pamela Sobo, Psy. D.
Psychotherapist

Dr. Pamela Sobo, Psy. D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 91365 - Nearby to Topanga.

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.

Laurie Burns, M.S., MFT
Psychotherapist

Laurie Burns, M.S., MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90290 - Nearby to Topanga.

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.

Emily Rued, MA, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Emily Rued, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, EMDR Therapist

In 90029 - Nearby to Topanga.

Sometimes the ways we learned to cope and survive, stop serving us, and even start getting in our way. By exploring your past and current relationships, we can identify what is no longer working for you. I can help you implement new ways of coping with life's challenges. Therapy can bring new insights into yourself and your relationships, in a space where you feel heard and understood.

Mark Tinley, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Mark Tinley, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90071 - Nearby to Topanga.

We manage things on our own just fine, but some things just don’t get better despite our best efforts. That’s where psychotherapy can help. It helps by developing new ways of looking at the issue, gaining a better understanding of the situation, learning new ways of thinking and exploring other options and choices, all with the aim to get unstuck from the old unproductive pattern. People can and do change, and you can too. It’s like most things, if you ignore it, nothing changes. But if you focus on it and work for a positive change, it does happen.

Jenny Liu, MEd. MFT. NLP. Confidence Coach
Psychotherapist

Jenny Liu, MEd. MFT. NLP. Confidence Coach

Online Therapist & Coach, Online Career Counselor

In 91362 - Nearby to Topanga.

FRUSTRATED AND STRESSED OUT? Not happy in a relationship? Suffering from anxiety or depression? Unsure where to go from here? Looking for some solution to a complicated issue? I can help! In therapy, you can work through your inner conflicts, feelings of sadness, anger, guilt, and move on to clarity, decisiveness, peace and empowerment. I am interested in your journey to a better life. Call me for a free telephone consultation session.

Kevin Bergen, MA, MFT
Psychotherapist

Kevin Bergen, MA, MFT

Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90505 - Nearby to Topanga.

Nobody said you have to do it all by yourself! If you've never seen a professional counselor, you're probably a bit nervous or uneasy--it's nothing like in the movies or on TV. At CCRG, we know what it's like to start with a new therapist, and our aim is to make you as comfortable as possible. Call us for a free phone conversation--we'll connect you the right way!

Marcy Muray, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Marcy Muray, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90232 - Nearby to Topanga.

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.

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 Topanga.

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.

Vanessa Hughes, MA, SEP
Psychotherapist

Vanessa Hughes, MA, SEP

Alternative and Integrated Practitioner | GRIT Kids Coaching

In 90011 - Nearby to Topanga.

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.

Jane Israyelyan, LMFT, CADC-II
Psychotherapist

Jane Israyelyan, LMFT, CADC-II

Marriage and Family Therapist, Addictions Specialist

In 91360 - Nearby to Topanga.

Having a background in multiple therapeutic approaches allows for diversification of treatment. I use the whole person approach to implement a custom treatment plan to ease symptoms. Anxiety and depression are on the rise. There is a space to process and bring understanding to our lives. We must look inward first and choose to make a change. We must believe we deserve a change.

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

Jennifer Flores, M.Ed., MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91604 - Nearby to Topanga.

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.

Dana Fogel-Stark, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Dana Fogel-Stark, LMFT

Marriage & Family Therapist

In 91302 - Nearby to Topanga.

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.

Lucy Cotter, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Lucy Cotter, LMFT

Psychotherapist

In 90004 - Nearby to Topanga.

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.

Brenda Perry, M.A, AMFT
Psychotherapist

Brenda Perry, M.A, AMFT

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90266 - Nearby to Topanga.

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.

Salpi K. Maghakian, M.A., LMFT
Psychotherapist

Salpi K. Maghakian, M.A., LMFT

LIcensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91364 - Nearby to Topanga.

There is no one size fits all model for psychotherapy. I believe each individual is unique and therefore I offer a customized and collaborative approach. I pull from all sorts of theories not just one. I am more of an eclectic therapist. I provide a safe place for individuals to process their feelings and gain insight in areas that they may have felt stuck and feel empowered to make changes in moving forward.

Robin Landau PhD
Psychotherapist

Robin Landau PhD

Clinical Psychologist

In 90077 - Nearby to Topanga.

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.

Jennifer Stonefield, MA, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Jennifer Stonefield, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90210 - Nearby to Topanga.

Psychotherapy is the use of verbal or other therapeutic-based modalities to create a positive change for the person seeking it. Psychotherapy is a unique process for each person who participates in it and the time that one spends in this process varies from case to case. Over time, one of the essential goals of psychotherapy is for our clients to obtain the necessary tools to work through issues on their own as they arise. It is essential that clients remember that psychotherapy is a process, and if done correctly, a beneficial one. I appreciate you trusting your therapeutic needs with me.

Sheila Forman, JD, PhD, CGP
Psychotherapist

Sheila Forman, JD, PhD, CGP

Psychologist

In 90403 - Nearby to Topanga.

Using a combination of individual and group therapy, I help my clients resolve the pain of the past and build the skills to thrive in the future. By understanding the root cause of psychological pain, releasing the emotions attached to the pain, and learning from the pain, my clients change their lives. You can too. If you are willing to do "the work," I am willing to help you. "Talk therapy," whether in a group or done one-to-one can heal old wounds, improve relationships, eliminate symptoms and increase self-esteem. If you feel "weak," because you are seeking therapy, I politely disagree. For me, it is the strong who walk thorough my door and ask for help. Choose to be strong.

Ellie Zarrabian, PhD, CMT
Psychotherapist

Ellie Zarrabian, PhD, CMT

Coach/consultant

In 90025 - 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.

Luz Kyncl, LCSW, CHC
Psychotherapist

Luz Kyncl, LCSW, CHC

Psychotherapist, Health Coach

In 90004 - Nearby to Topanga.

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.

Audrey Johnson, Psy. D.
Psychotherapist

Audrey Johnson, Psy. D.

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

In 91302 - Nearby to Topanga.

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.

Bruce Levine, Ph.D., ABPP
Psychotherapist

Bruce Levine, Ph.D., ABPP

Board Certified Clinical Psychologist

In 90048 - Nearby to Topanga.

There are many forms of psychotherapy and many professions that offer it. Dr. Levine employs "evidence-based treatments" (treatments that are shown to be effective in clinical research studies). In addition, unlike many other "therapists' or "counselors", he is a Clinical Psychologist (and one of the VERY few Clinical Psychologists holding Board-Certification). With more than 20 years of experience providing cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy, you can rest assured if you select Dr. Levine. He has been described as compassionate, warm & easy to speak to. He will answer the phone (323-250-2256) personally - no receptionist or secretary to deal with! Or, email him at BHpsychologist@gmail.

UniHealth Counseling and Psychology, LCSW
Psychotherapist

UniHealth Counseling and Psychology, LCSW

LCSW

In 90025 - Nearby to Topanga.

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.

Marilyn Jhung, MSW, LCSW, Coach
Psychotherapist

Marilyn Jhung, MSW, LCSW, Coach

Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Psychotherapist

In 90034 - Nearby to Topanga.

Psychotherapy is really taking the time with an objective, skilled therapist who can help you explore and make sense of the content in your mind that keeps you in bondage. Psychotherapy is highly effective in helping one to find freedom from one's mind that never stops. Do you want to be free and at peace?

Christi Lindsay, PsyD
Psychotherapist

Christi Lindsay, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Available for Online Therapy

Psychotherapy is not anything to be scared of, or intimidated about. Seeking out a therapist or being in therapy isn't an admission of weakness or some kind of character flaw. Therapy is a collaborative process and a partnership with someone who is trained in and experienced with facilitating personal growth. And in this process, you are in the driver's seat. Our minds and emotions and relationships involve complicated machinery just like our bodies do and in the same way a medical doctor helps you stay physically healthy, Psychotherapy is designed to help you be and stay mentally and socially strong, and continually in a position to take on life's many challenges as your best self.



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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.