Family Counseling Services in Santa Monica, CA.

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


Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Family Therapist

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Venice, California 90291 | 1-877-606-6161

Most family therapists inadvertently create more chaos through their well-intentioned efforts to assist a family move through a change process. Why? Brains are inherently deregulated (all of us, may I add) and most talking and dialoguing misses brain-centric problems that need more intensive help. Many times the emotional trauma created by years of solving problems ineffectively can wreak havoc on the brain's parasympathetic nervous system, not ever giving the family a break from flight or fight thinking. Contact us for an innovative neuroscience solution to family dysfunction. Kevin@kevinflemingphd.com or 877-606-6161.

Jennifer Hamrock, MFT
Family Therapist

Jennifer Hamrock, MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

Family affects who we are and who we become, both for the better and worse. We learn vocabulary, habits, customs, and rituals and how to view and observe the world. Anyone seeking a healthier, closer family relationship can benefit from family therapy. Family therapy is necessary to address family issues to heal a family’s wounds. If this resonates with your family, consider seeking family therapy. Family therapy can be beneficial on many levels. If you’re interested in learning how I can help put your family back together, contact me today for a free consultation.

Kimberly Koljat, LMFT, LIMFT-S, RPT-S, RDT
Family Therapist

Kimberly Koljat, LMFT, LIMFT-S, RPT-S, RDT

Licensed Independent Marriage and Family Therapist Supervisor

Available for Online Therapy

When working with children and youth, the therapist cannot ignore the family system in which the child lives. I work with parents in multiple ways to help support youth in treatment, which may include separate parent sessions, co-parenting sessions, systemic family therapy, or Filial Therapy, a play therapy practice that coaches and guides parents in special play sessions with their child to decrease unwanted behaviors, improve relationships and communication, increase the child's emotional vocabulary, and increase the child's self-esteem.

Ross Kellogg, LMFT
Family Therapist

Ross Kellogg, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

As a marriage and family therapist, I have specialized training focused on improving family dynamics. I have worked with families struggling with major life transitions, parent-child conflict, addiction, complex grief in situations such as suicide, and several other challenges that today's families face. After family therapy, you can expect improved communication, less conflict, better boundaries, decreased grief symptoms, and a family system that is sustainable. Please reach out for a free 20-minute consultation call or send me an email to further discuss how I can support your goals.

Philip Starkman, MSW, RSW
Family Therapist

Philip Starkman, MSW, RSW

Registered Psychotherapist

Available for Online Therapy

Imagine a family as a tree with branches, roots, trunk representing parts of the immediate and extended family. When working with families, all elements are considered. Usually there is a request for family therapy due to one of it's members in crisis, often a child. However, when an analysis of need is done it becomes apparent that more than one member of the family needs help in adjusting, growing and learning new behaviours. Clients contact me for a variety of reasons: to improve communications, solve family problems, support in special situations such as death, divorce, marriage, illness, child or adolescent issues.

Annette Barnett, MA, AMFT 119490
Family Therapist

Annette Barnett, MA, AMFT 119490

Marriage and Family Therapist Associate

Available for Online Therapy

Family relationships can be stressful and challenging. There may be anger, arguments, grief & loss, mental or physical illness, unresolved trauma, abuse, neglect, betrayal, financial or occupational challenges that create distress in the family system. Healthy family members have open, honest and compassionate communication. They hear, know and understand each other. They take responsibility and are accountable for their impact on each other. They show love and care through affection, attention, appreciation, being of service, spending quality time with and being there for each other. I guide you in developing the skills, qualities and habits needed to get your family to a better place!

John Kane, LMFT
Family Therapist

John Kane, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Santa Monica, California 90405 | 408-461-9658

I specialize in online parent coaching with the goal of helping you and your family have a closer more intimate relationship. After 11 years of working with children and families, I have concluded that this is the most effective way I can support families because you parents are the leaders of your home. If I can empower you through my knowledge and experience to implement some strategies at home, you can achieve your goals for your family. The support I provide will be sufficient for many families, but there are some situations that could benefit from the in-vivo coaching and direction that in person family therapy provides. Call me for a free 15 minute consultation about your needs


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

Santa Monica is located in Los Angeles County, California. It has a land area of 8.41 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Santa Monica is 93,220 people with 46,688 households and a median annual income of $76,580. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Santa Monica, CA

Mostly Affordable

Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Santa Monica 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. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Santa Monica public health department.