Great Couples Counseling in Topanga, CA. Therapy to heal relationships.

Licensed therapists for relationships and marriages in Topanga, California. Discounts available (see profiles).


Gary Brown, PhD, LMFT, FAPA
Couples Counselor

Gary Brown, PhD, LMFT, FAPA

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90049 - Nearby to Topanga.

Couples are frequently referred to me by current and former clients, colleagues, and other healthcare professionals including physicians from several disciplines. More often than not, couples self-refer for help because one or both are feeling stuck and in pain. Sometimes there is an accumulation of hurts that have piled up. You need to talk about it. There are many benefits to couples counseling: enhanced communication, learning how to resolve conflict, creating more trust, growing intimacy, identifying triggers that can cause upsets, learning how to deal with the inevitable challenges that even the very best of relationships experience, and learning how to love at deeper levels.

Ronit Meshie Mai Lami, MSc, PhD
Couples Counselor

Ronit Meshie Mai Lami, MSc, PhD

Money Wealth and Relationship Consultant/Coach/Psychologist

In 90024 - Nearby to Topanga.

Working with couples is a joy for me! I have a high success rate: approximately 90%. I help men and women make the transition from being single to being a unit, helping them learn to work together as a team. My primary aim is to make my clients feel at ease. I truly care about them and help them explore the underlying concerns and move forward to achieve the best possible results.

Lucy Cotter, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Lucy Cotter, LMFT

Psychotherapist

In 90004 - Nearby to Topanga.

I specialize in Couples Therapy at the Narrative Couples Center. I help partners to achieve new stories for the future. My approach is strength-based. It explores what couples hold most precious in their lives and relationships and brings people closer to their hopes and preferences. My counseling offers tools and collaboration to help each member of a relationship to move towards shared understanding.

Tom Andre, MA
Couples Counselor

Tom Andre, MA

LMFT

In 90245 - Nearby to Topanga.

My approach is to help each partner see clearly where s/he stands, what s/he stands for, and what meaning the relationship holds. How do these values come into play in the relationship? How do our own expectations, and those of society at large, influence the relationship? Often, understanding the role of a relationship in our own lives reveals possible ways forward. Sometimes, it shows us that moving forward might not be what we want to do.

Lee Langley, M.S., LMFT
Couples Counselor

Lee Langley, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91355 - Nearby to Topanga.

Most of my work is with couples who struggle with communication, financial, parenting, and blended family issues. My focus is on providing counseling from a biblical perspective and I've found that the extent to which couples are able to apply those principles in their marriage truly determines how well they do in therapy. Although I specialize in couples work, I also work with individual clients in the areas of anxiety, depression, stress, and spiritual issues.

Leandra Wills, MA, MFT
Couples Counselor

Leandra Wills, MA, MFT

Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90266 - Nearby to Topanga.

Couples counseling can be helpful to any relationship looking to grow and improve skills to make your relationship thrive. If you are just starting out and it's premarital therapy you are looking for, or you are on the brink of the relationship ending, couples counseling can help. It will provide an outside perspective and increase your ability to interact in ways that are more productive and enjoyable. Even if your relationship is going great, there is always something to learn about your partner in couples counseling.

DeAndrea Knight, MSW, LCSW
Couples Counselor

DeAndrea Knight, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 91505 - Nearby to Topanga.

My goal is to create a warm and inviting space of radical acceptance and empathy, where you can express your deepest thoughts, suppressed feelings, pain and true desires . My goal is to facilitate growth beyond your past and beyond your pain. My goal is to offer fresh, new perspectives and support change within you. My aim is to help you overcome all of your challenges and become resilient, plus happy.

Patricia McMahon, MA, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Patricia McMahon, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90017 - Nearby to Topanga.

My work with couples begins with teaching ways to communicate from a calm place, avoiding escalation and rebuilding trust. I help you see the conflict as a third entity, with the both of you (and me) on the same team, tackling it. With new tools on how to better communicate, I can help you restore the love and passion that brought you together in the first place.

Behnam Keyvan, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Behnam Keyvan, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91364 - Nearby to Topanga.

Is your relationship full of miss-communications or missed opportunities to reconnect? Have you experienced a traumatic event that has thrown each of you into isolation? Situations can happen which cause you to develop negative communication patterns and extreme misunderstandings. You did not come together to live alone. If you have been settling for living together as roommates, it may be time to reach out for professional help. Relationships can become distressed, or simply just get stuck. Cindy is here to listen, partner with you, and create a treatment plan specific to your needs. Couples counseling is tough work. If you are ready - I'm here to help and partner with you through it all. Come, begin your journey back in to the relationship you...(view profile to read more)

Mimi Shagaga, PsyD
Couples Counselor

Mimi Shagaga, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 90212 - Nearby to Topanga.

Relationships are hard. This is a fact that many people deny and others become aware of when it is too late. By creating an environment where couples can communicate in an honest manner, I work with them to establish clear lines of communication. In addition to working with couples, I am currently working toward a certification as a sex therapist.

Phyllis Chase, MA, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Phyllis Chase, MA, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90048 - Nearby to Topanga.

Last year, I have did over 80 hours of training in couples therapy. Nothing feels more important to me than to help people create great relationships. I have had much success over the past 16 years in helping couples; whether dating, married, newlyweds, separated, divorced (to create a successful co-parenting relationship, even when they can't stand to be in the same room), & those divorcing, so they can navigate the process with grace. Best advice: Come in before you think you HAVE TO, for the least # of sessions, don't wait. You are not a failure if you are having trouble in your relationship. Businesses hire consultants & so should you for the most important & complicated part of life.

Luz Kyncl, LCSW, CHC
Couples Counselor

Luz Kyncl, LCSW, CHC

Psychotherapist, Health Coach

In 90004 - Nearby to Topanga.

The goal of couples therapy is to bring out the best in you and your partner, strengthening the quality of your relationship, as a point of balance, allowing you to deal with issues in ways that support you to grow as individuals and a couple. To increase your understanding of yourself, your partner, and the patterns of interactions that have become detrimental to the relationship.

Wendy Jones, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Wendy Jones, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 93065 - Nearby to Topanga.

Relationship counseling can be beneficial to couples that are looking to strengthen their emotional connection, in all stages of their relationship. Therapy sessions are a place to explore what isn't working, heal areas of hurt, and find new ways to connect in healthier, more productive ways. Learning to communicate in new and more helpful ways is often a great starting point to making changes.

Bruce Levine, Ph.D., ABPP
Couples Counselor

Bruce Levine, Ph.D., ABPP

Board Certified Clinical Psychologist

In 90210 - Nearby to Topanga.

Dr. Levine is a clinical psychologist, not simply a "marriage counselor." He often works with couples whose difficulties involve such problems as disagreements about dealing with relatives, children and friends as well as arguments over money, sex and unreasonable expectations. His approach is relaxed and non-confrontational, within the framework of what is known as "cognitive couples therapy." The goal is to reduce unrealistic demands and help with acceptance of the limitations of being human within the context of a close interpersonal relationship. You will find Dr. Levine to be fair, open-minded and even-handed in working with the couples he sees. He will answer the phone personally.

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

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

Psychotherapist, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90048 - Nearby to Topanga.

Couples counseling is an amazing experience. Your relationship is my client and I will work closely with both of you to identify the relational dance you participate in, and how we can interrupt the negative patterns you engage in, and instead promote healthier ways of connecting and attaching. Couples therapy can be a really fun and pleasurable experience where you get to know more about your partner and also about your self. Couples therapy works in a stage process. I will be there along each step of the way helping to make sure that you guys are connecting. I will help to empower you both so that you may enhance and strengthen your most important relationship!

Carl H. Shubs, Ph.D.
Couples Counselor

Carl H. Shubs, Ph.D.

Psychologist

In 90212 - Nearby to Topanga.

Married, dating, heterosexual, gay, or bisexual? I specialize in emotional intimacy, sex, addiction, and trauma, any of which can derail a relationship. You can heal your relationship or end it. I can help either way. Improve communication and handle conflicts better. Get your emotional baggage out of the way so it doesn’t hurt your relationship. Better for the couple and especially better when there are kids. Have kids and you’re divorcing? You’re still tied together. We can make that less damaging for everyone. Kids do better when their divorced parents work together for the kids’ best interest – dealing with emotions and communication better and not putting kids in the middle.

Vanessa Hughes, PhD, MA, MFT, MAT, MAICS, SEP
Couples Counselor

Vanessa Hughes, PhD, MA, MFT, MAT, MAICS, SEP

WELL COACHED LIFE| GRIT Kids Coaching

In 90272 - Nearby to Topanga.

Let me guess. One partner feels alone and like they don't matter and the other feels they are always being criticized and can't get anything right. The more one asks for the other to show up, the more the partner disappears physically and emotionally. You both bicker and fight and the idea of sitting and just hanging out seems elusive, if not impossible. Something like this? Often we crave connection but are blocked by the pain and the history that gets in the way. Small fights about little things become battles that highlight our struggle to have our basic relational needs met. I can help you get under the bickering to the parts crying out for connection- to an enriching relationship.

Audrey Johnson, Psy. D.
Couples Counselor

Audrey Johnson, Psy. D.

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

In 91302 - Nearby to Topanga.

Are you and your partner arguing more often than usual? Feel your relationship is not what it used to be? A relationship goes through ebbs and flows and sometimes cannot get back on track. I work with couples who are having difficulties in their relationship and help them put words to the way they are feeling without all the drama, fighting, or misunderstandings. I provide a safe environment for both sides to speak about what they want and have the other person listen without feeling shut down before they start. Get the tools your relationship needs to have better understanding and appreciation for the other person. Call for a free, confidential consultation today.

Brian Jones, AMFT
Couples Counselor

Brian Jones, AMFT

Brian La Roy Jones, Associate Marriage & Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

Discover how you can go from rejected to connected! Did you know the reactivity you experience is not your fault? (This is one of the main things that causes fights and arguments. It's when you feel out of control, & it leads to doing or saying things you regret, impulsivity, & leads to hurt & separation). I show couples how they can reduce the personal & relational reactivity they experience & increase feeling peaceful, calm, understood, validated, safe, accepted, & connected. I help couples discover their attachment strategies (how we feel safe & get our needs met). This is necessary in order to create lasting improvement, safety, trust, understanding, & connection, in your relationship.

Karine Echighian, M.S., LMFT
Couples Counselor

Karine Echighian, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91364 - Nearby to Topanga.

The goal is to use creative tools and assessments to help you grow as a couple. Here to help you improve your communication, connect and build a stronger foundation. Couple's therapy is a path to understanding each other's needs, learning the best way to listen to your partner and finding effective ways to communicate. Strengthening the couple's foundation will help build a stronger family unit.

Betsy Walli Sadur, MS, PhD
Couples Counselor

Betsy Walli Sadur, MS, PhD

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist 85860

In 90254 - Nearby to Topanga.

As an ICEEFT-certified EFT couples therapist, I can help you and your partner to reconnect, escape from the repetitive cycles that keep you distant from each other, make sense of your emotions, improve the way you handle stress and conflict, and restore trust and safety with each other. There is no bad guy in your relationship. I'll help you see how your feelings and behaviors make perfect sense - and work with you both to create new, positive cycles that draw you closer together. EFT is very well supported by research showing that it significantly improves over 86% of distressed relationships, and importantly, that those benefits are still present two or three years after therapy is over.

Cristy Pareti, PsyD, MFT
Couples Counselor

Cristy Pareti, PsyD, MFT

Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90266 - Nearby to Topanga.

Many couples present in distress with a strong desire to enhance their relationships. I like to work with communication styles as well as explore some old patterns of relating that may have their history in early childhood experiences with their own families. Being able to identify these old patterns of relating to a significant other can help couples to understand why they bring these old patterns into their current relationship. After these patterns are identified, new ways of relating and communicating are explored and practiced. Listening skills and acceptance are important areas of exploration throughout therapy as well. Couples find new & satisfying ways of relating with each other.

UniHealth Counseling and Psychology, LCSW
Couples Counselor

UniHealth Counseling and Psychology, LCSW

LCSW

In 90025 - Nearby to Topanga.

Our work with couples focuses on rebuilding communication and understanding in the relationship. Our clinical focus is on three entities; you, your partner, and the relationship. We consider the relationship our client, and because of that, we start by getting a history of the relationship, how it developed, and what’s happened to build it up, and what’s happened to weigh it down. Couples counseling works best when both you and your partner show up in a compassionate, honest, and with the intent to reflect and improve yourself in the relationship.

Philip Kolba, MA LCPC NCC
Couples Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA LCPC NCC

Psychotherapist

In 90026 - Nearby to Topanga.

There are countless models of healthy romantic relationships, from monogamous to polyamorous, and unique variations between partners. The scripts for dating and longterm relationships of our parents’ generations may not be applicable to your relationship, and there is no formal education in how to be a good partner or how to identify unhealthy relationships. But there is psychological research that shows that effective communication, emotional openness, intimacy, and other factors contribute to healthy relationships. Creating these conditions are skills that can be learned. I practice brief humanistic and emotion-focused therapy (EFT) to help my LGBTQ and hetero clients learn these skills.

Carine Keenan, M.S., LMFT, CAMS-II
Couples Counselor

Carine Keenan, M.S., LMFT, CAMS-II

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91364 - Nearby to Topanga.

Research shows that couples come to therapy an average of 6 YEARS later than when the problems started; accordingly, they can be very hostile at the beginning of treatment. I work with highly conflict couples to reduce the reactivity through making them aware of the meaning they make of their partner's behavior in relationship. I also do discernment counseling for couples who are undecided if they want to stay in their marriage; pre-marital counseling for couples who are considering the important step of marriage; blended family couples counseling for couples who are coming together with children from previous relationships; and coaching to help divorcing couples to uncouple amicably.



You Have Found The Best Couples Counselors in Topanga, CA. Restore Your Relationship.

Thank you for visiting our California search of licensed therapists for couples in Topanga who specialize in helping relationships and marriages heal and overcome division and hurt. Relationships are hard. Unless you are actively working towards coming together, by default you are drifting apart. It takes work. A licensed therapist is an expert at helping to untangle the mess that can develop when things go wrong. Find honest and effective couples Counseling in Topanga and renew your relationship.

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. .


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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.