Family Counseling Services in Hawthorne, CA.

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


Family Therapist

Ronit Meshie Mai Lami, MSc, PhD

Money Wealth and Relationship Consultant/Coach/Psychologist

Within driving distance of Hawthorne

A family is a unit composed of several individuals, that form its dynamic, communication style, interaction, needs and desires, and sometimes these ‘clash’ or do not go hand in hand or in great harmony, to say the least! When working with families it is important to know that each person and each family is unique and has its own style, challenges and differences in character and personality. Our primary aim will be to explore, with each of you, as well as together, the concerns and challenges and guide you to create a more harmonious and balanced family relationships.

Family Therapist

Jeffrey Chernin, Ph.D., MFT

Licensed Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Hawthorne

If you and your family aren't getting along or are having some form of difficulty, family therapy can be incredibly useful. I would help to give each family member a voice--a way to be heard, understood, and accepted. In fact, I would fight for this on behalf of each family member who feels disregarded, disrespected, or dismissed. I would help each person to feel respected and to be given a sense of dignity as we work together to improve the critically important aspect of communication--something I find wanting in many families.

Family Therapist

Phil Kiehl, M.Div, BCC

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Certified Chaplain & Grief Counselor

Within driving distance of Hawthorne

All family systems have rules and unspoken rules that help regulate and assist families to cope with stress. I like to teach clients the failure of a family or parent and then challenge them to let go of these family rules and to find new rules and boundaries to help them now live. As a result, family therapy is used to help reduce stress and increase acceptace and support.

Family Therapist

Jo Ellen Fletcher, M.A.,LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Hawthorne

Family therapy is about communication and safety in the family system. Balanced family leadership requires the ability to be firm, and friendly, and to set developmentally appropriate limits while remaining fair, flexible, and encouraging. In balanced families, individuality and connection to the family are both significant. Family processes can be cooperative, consistent, and caring. My humanistic approach is in presenting with “realness” and joining the family in their discussions to understand the issues at hand. My goal is towards unmasking issues and creating new meanings for the family. Often the spontaneous reactions to the present situation in the therapy room create the client’s awareness of their inner potentials and opens the channels of...(view profile to read more)

Family Therapist

Kristin Martinez, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Hawthorne

I work with alleviating trauma through working with individuals, couples, and families that are affected by trauma. I work with them to transform personal stories focused on the pains and effects of the trauma to a narrative focused on newly formed self-identity, and life meaning. Working with children and teens poses a special challenge for therapists and families because trauma can show up in a variety of ways. Children can be angry, scream, cry and yell at parents, peers, and even teachers. Children can talk back, refuse to do chores, and may even regress to earlier developmental stages (baby talking, thumb sucking, etc.). My goal is to help families manage trauma symptoms.

Family Therapist

Jeanne Clevenger, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Hawthorne

Many of our struggles are not just individually focused; they are shaped by and affect the family system around us. I have a passion for helping family relationships heal in places where they are broken, and thrive in places that are stagnant. I especially love journeying with parents and their children, strengthening bonds and decreasing family conflict. My training has predominantly been in family psychology, and I love to watch families transform together -- as individuals and as whole units.

Family Therapist

David Silverman, David Silverman

Free phone consult/or try a Free First Session.

Within driving distance of Hawthorne

In working with families, we will collaborate on addressing the couple's need to be in charge. Family rules and boundaries are sometimes unclear to children. We will work together to communicate your expectations. When acting out, underachievement, conduct problems, defiant or oppositional behaviors present in the children, the the parents need to be on the same page. Your family will learn, insession, preferred communicatin styles; empathic listening, group problem solving skills, tolerance, respect and acceptance of each other. Family members will learn to interact without anger, resentment, sarcasm or disrespect. Parents need to be authoritative without being authoritarian.

Family Therapist

Kristen Gardenhire, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Hawthorne

Is your family constantly fighting? Do you have conflicts that don't seem to end? Is there always tension amongst the members of the family? I think therapy is a great tool to help improve what is happening with your family. I believe that it will help develop healthy ways of relating and interacting with one another. I believe that families greatly benefit from having a person outside the home speak into what is occurring that causes difficult dynamics.

Family Therapist

Lori Freson, M.A., MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Hawthorne

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.

Family Therapist

Mary Ann Aronsohn, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Hawthorne

Many times families need help to deal with struggles between them, or to get through difficult circumstances. Each relationship within a family is different from all others, and may need specific opportunities to express thoughts and feelings. Supportive and encouraging therapy may be just what is needed to remove blocks between family members so that the love can flow again.

Family Therapist

Negar Khaefi, MFT, LPCC

Psychotherapist, Anxiety Specialist, EMDR Practitioner

Within driving distance of Hawthorne

Emotional problems play out in families. They often start there. If this is the case: no matter how much individual therapy a person gets, things don't really seem to get better. Sometimes the whole family needs to be involved in the therapeutic process. Call me for a consultation to find the best course of action for you and your family. We can get to the root of the issues to help you start a whole new relationship with your family.

Family Therapist

Stephanie Weston, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Hawthorne

Sometimes we feel as though the people that love us most don't listen to us or understand us. Family therapy is a way to be heard and ultimately understood. The approach that I take is to ensure that all members are being respectful of one another and not only listening to the other person but truly hearing them. The benefits of working together as a family is better communication, stronger feelings of closeness, and increased respect and support between loved ones.

Family Therapist

Lisa Locke, M.S, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Hawthorne

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.



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Thank you for visiting our California search of licensed family therapists in Hawthorne.  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 Hawthorne right now, please contact a specialist above, you can email 24/7.

Hawthorne is located in Los Angeles County, California. It has a land area of 6.08 square miles and a water area of 0.01 square miles.  The population of Hawthorne is 88,451 people with 29,159 households and a median annual income of $44,504. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Hawthorne, CA

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Mental health treatment and therapy in Hawthorne is sometimes a struggle to afford for families and individuals without proper insurance coverage. Finances for many in Hawthorne are not able to cover long term weekly counseling sessions without a budgetary plan in place. The good news is that therapists are often willing to work with you if accessibility is an issue. Low cost therapy and sliding scales are just some of the options that therapists can offer. Insurance may cover your sessions as well. Talk to your counselor to learn more.