Family Counseling Services in Carson, CA.

Find a family therapist in Carson, California. Effective help for relationships, blended families, family of origin and other issues.


Family Therapist

John Warrington, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Carson

Families are the places where we should find the love and support to face the world and all its challenges. However, sometimes families loose their way due to poor communication and misunderstandings , anger, acting out behaviors, hurt feelings and lack of knowledge. Maya Angelou has said: "People do what they know; when they know better, they do better." My plan for families is to help them know better so they can do better. Where there is loving-kindness and a will to make change the future seems brighter.

Family Therapist

Lisa Locke, M.S, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Carson

Are you finding it difficult to communicate with family members? Maybe you find yourself in the midst of a life transition that is contributing to family stress. Or perhaps you have recently adopted a child or are having difficulties adapting to a blended family. In any case, it’s important to know that although family life can sometimes be challenging, families often benefit from having an impartial expert to help resolve issues and find solutions. I offer a safe space where everyone feels heard and contributes to implementing change. My approach is generally short term and is designed to help families build resiliency by practicing new skills to create your desired outcome.

Family Therapist

Mary Kay Cocharo, LMFT, CIRT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Carson

Children live in the space between their mother and father. This space is the foundational relationship where children learn that it's safe to be themselves in their full aliveness. When that space is not working, children learn defenses to survive. They can adopt acting out behaviors or simply shut down. In Couples Therapy, I help parents to clean up that space, make it sacred and give their children the chance to grow up feeling safe and happy.

Family Therapist

Carl Wells, Carl S. Wells Ph.D

California Licensed Clinical Psychologist, MFT

Within driving distance of Carson

If you are at your wits end trying to balance the confusing and demanding needs of one or all family members you may benefit from my ability to help you sort it all out. With me you will find someone capable to help listen compassionately to all and give you and your family the relief of having an experienced coach. I can help improve communication and prescribe learning experiences that give you confidence in better problem solving.

Family Therapist

Relate Therapy Center, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Carson

At Relate Therapy Center, we help families that are struggling. Whether it's an unresolved conflict that has been too difficult to talk about, or a difference in parenting styles, or an unexpected loss or crisis. We can help! Meeting with a therapist can provide the support and direction that families need to help resolve difficult and complex conflicts.

Family Therapist

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

Psychotherapist, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Carson

Families are complex and dynamic entities. Often, different family members get pigeonholed into one specific identity which is pathologizing & limiting, and does not serve them. Family systems teach us how to behave in the world. Dysfunction in families can be very harmful and can set people up to feel doomed. Luckily, there is help. In family therapy sessions we will create an atmosphere of openness and non judgment. Through identifying, and actively working through issues, balance and harmony can emerge.

Family Therapist

Tara Hernandez, MA., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Carson

Often times we don't realize the impact our birth families have on how we function on a day to day basis and the difficulties we face. Take this opportunity to explore the dynamics of your childhood, learn how your relationships with immediate and extended family members has impacted your approach to current relationships, work, changes in life and potential stressors.

Family Therapist

Robert Puff, M.A., M.Div., Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Carson

Raising our children is one of the most important things that we will ever do in life. How they turn out, how life goes for them, whether they experience joy and happiness because of their inner strength and resources, or struggle with life because of inadequate coping skills is largely in our hands. Many adults have had hundreds, if not thousands of hours of training for their profession, yet when we become parents there is virtually no training available for what most people agree is one of the most important jobs on the planet: being a parent.

Family Therapist

Sandra Dupont, MA, MS, MFT

Counseling, Coaching & Mentoring for Millennials

Within driving distance of Carson

In a society that has become extremely technological, many sensitive young adults have disconnected from nourishing relationships in favor of virtual ones. Connecting with parents, siblings, friends and neighbors, has been replaced by less emotionally fulfilling forms of interaction. My specialty is improving relationships. I can help you build better communication with your child. I can also assist your family in resolving issues from the past for a fresh start. I will support you in creating a more peaceful home environment. So, as difficult as things may seem right now, in working with me your can rest assured that better times ahead.

Family Therapist

Lauren Muhlheim, Psy.D., FAED, CEDS

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Carson

The only type of family therapy I provide is Maudsley Family-Based Treatment or FBT. This is a specific evidence-based treatment for adolescent eating disorders. I am one of only a few therapists in LA County certified in FBT. The treatment empowers parents to be part of the treatment team and requires their active participation. Treatment initially focuses on weight restoration and/or elimination of bingeing and purging behaviors, with the parents given the task of providing adequate nutrition for their adolescent during family meals.

Family Therapist

Lara Harris, M.A., M.F.T.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Carson

What future do you want for your family? Stressors can affect families in many ways. Family therapy provides the opportunity to change your family’s relationship to its problems and the effects those problems have on each person in your family. Families come to therapy for a variety of reasons: single parenthood; underperformance at school; birth of a new sibling; unemployment; relocation; substance abuse; mental illness; divorce; blending families; grief and loss. If your family is experiencing difficulty, family therapy is a way to increase communication and understanding, while discovering sources of strength and support within your family.

Family Therapist

Betsy Sansby, MS, LMFT

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

Within driving distance of Carson

Family therapists are uniquely trained. We view the health of the family as the goal, no matter who shows up for therapy. For example, if a couple comes for therapy because they’re fighting a lot, I will ask “Where are the kids when you’re fighting? Do you know how it’s is affecting each of them?” The idea is that everyone in a family is deeply affected by actions, beliefs, and interactions they witness between family members.

Family Therapist

Lori Freson, M.A., MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Carson

Families are complicated machines. There are many parts, all of which must work in unison and balance with one another. When this balance is disrupted because one or more family members are having an issue or a hard time, the entire machine (family) stops functioning optimally. Like any machine would, your family may need a "tune up" at that time. You must relearn how to function at your best.



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Thank you for visiting our California search of licensed family therapists in Carson.  Discord due from strife, marital problems, sibling rivalry, family of origin issues and blended families (just to name a few) can strain and hurt loving relationships. Counseling with honesty and depth will get to the heart of the issues and work towards healing. Find resolution for your family in Carson right now, please contact a specialist above, you can email 24/7.

Carson is located in Los Angeles County, California. It has a land area of 18.72 square miles and a water area of 0.24 square miles.  The population of Carson is 93,281 people with 25,223 households and a median annual income of $72,421. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Carson, CA

Mostly Affordable

Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Carson for the average family. While sustaining a commitment to therapy is usually not an issue, if mental health treatment feels like a burden please ask your counselor about accepted insurance plans or sliding scale fees