Biblical and Christian Counseling in 91731: El Monte, CA.

Christian Counseling in 91731: El Monte, CA. Therapy from a Biblical world view. Ask your therapist about specific questions regarding approach.


Heather Browne, PsyD, MA, LMFT
Christian Counselor

Heather Browne, PsyD, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

9851 Bixby Ave., Garden Grove, California 92841 | (714)334-4026

I am a Christian faith-based therapist with my office at my church. Everything we go through is a spiritual challenge. Our ability to handle life is based on our connection with God. When we are tight, (in vertical alignment), we are able to handle our challenges and follow as He requires. When we not as tight, we fight, control, argue, decieve ourselves and don't allow God to lead us as He needs. Surrender is vital to Christian life and therapy.

Gary Aris, LPC, CTC
Christian Counselor

Gary Aris, LPC, CTC

Licensed Pastor Counselor, Certified Temperament Counselor

5101 E. La Palma Ave., Suite 100-O, Anaheim Hills, California 92807 | 626-244-8113

Are you experiencing issues in your life? Jesus said, "I am the way, the truth, and the life" We believe that true healing comes straight from His throne. We are trained counselors who understand the human condition while using the Bible as our foundation. We create a custom made system that fits your life to bring the greatest results. Call us now to see how we can help you.

Deborah Vinall, MA, LMFT
Christian Counselor

Deborah Vinall, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

99 C St, suite 203a, Upland, California 91786 | 909-547-4878

Counseling is a natural outgrowth of my belief in and desire to follow and be like Jesus, who loves you deeply and came to bring wholeness and abundant life to every individual. I am ready to join you in wrestling with questions of "where was God when..." and other painful dissonance created when crises and traumas hit. If you are looking for a therapist who will pray for you between sessions and who may understand your worldview and values, give me a call or email and let's see if I may be the right therapist for you.

Susan Purrington, Psy.D.
Christian Counselor

Susan Purrington, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Old Towne Orange, 1107 East Chapman Ave, Suite 201, Orange, California 92866 | (949)648-7875

My doctoral studies at Biola University, working at various Christian counseling centers, and teaching at Christian universities have combined to help me understand and appreciate how psychology and theology are intimately connected. Often times our experience of God is intertwined with our experience of others, and both need to be explored and understood simultaneously. Even if your current struggles seem unrelated to your relationship with God, you may still seek a place where your faith is an integral part of your healing. I have extensive experience counseling those with psychological and/or spiritual concerns, so my clients do not have to sacrifice or ignore any part of themselves.

Camila Williams, Ph.D.
Christian Counselor

Camila Williams, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Torrance, California 90501 | 855-935-5228

I have attended 4 years of seminary and 8 years of institute of religion studies, in addition to my regular church going activities. As a psychologist I was taught all about how mental health affects the mind and body but I believe a vital piece to overcoming mental health issues is the spirit and soul. I use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to help you find your path, make sure it is aligned with your core values, and begin to make changes that will help increase your faith, spirituality, and well-being.

Ellie Zarrabian, PhD, CMT
Christian Counselor

Ellie Zarrabian, PhD, CMT

Founder & Spiritual Director

11850 Wilshire Blvd. , West Los Angeles, California 90025 | 310-498-3573

If spirituality is an important part of your life and you would like talk about it in your therapy sessions, then Transpersonal counseling can be very helpful for you. I incorporate prayer, meditation, dreams, mystical and shamanic experiences in my practice. Feel comfortable to talk about spiritual matters with a spiritually oriented psychologist.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Christian Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Los Angeles, California 90077 | 1-877-606-6161

While most Christian Counselors pride themselves on how many Scriptural passages they can recite and how many links they can make from the Bible to psychological disorders, the Christian-centric work of Grey Matters International, Inc.is grounded in one principle: truth. For us, the work is more about truth and transparency of Christ's message and working on the natural laws of accountability and decision making that evolves from that. If one honors God's natural laws of reaping and sowing around the decisions one makes, one is indeed living Scripture to its fullest. We prepare the brain to better maximize the spiritual realities of Christ's words. Contact kevin@kevinflemingphd.com.

Brandon Wetzler, MA, LMFT
Christian Counselor

Brandon Wetzler, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

17111 Beach Blvd. Ste. 205, Huntington Beach, California 92647 | 714-326-6578

Whatever challenges or difficulties that come our way, it feels reassuring to receive counsel from someone who shares the same Christian values that we have. My name is Brandon Wetzler and I have 7 years experience as a therapist and I provide counseling for those who share the Judeo-Christian value system. My approach is centered in the understanding of God's love, compassion and desire to complete the good work he has started in all of us. May the peace of God which goes beyond human understanding be with you.

Kevin Bergen, MA, MFT
Christian Counselor

Kevin Bergen, MA, MFT

Marriage & Family Therapist

2780 Skypark Dr., Suite 205, Torrance, California 90505 | 310-530-7750

If you're "equally yoked," why do you experience conflict or heartache? You made a commitment before God, and you want to keep Him in the room as your relationship progresses into something you can call Holy. At CCRG, you'll find Biblical counsel from licensed therapists who can teach you what God wants for you generally, and how you can apply His Word to your life specifically.

Beverly Scott, Beverly J Scott MS, LMFT
Christian Counselor

Beverly Scott, Beverly J Scott MS, LMFT

Beverly Scott LMFT

1611 S Pacific Coast Hwy, Suite 305 , Redondo Beach, California 90277 | 310-544-0166

I believe that a person must learn from teachings brought to him from his past when there is a crisis. I work with all who want to follow their own spiritual course this includes any religion or belief that when in a crisis can help my client be it the bible, or any other spiritual. Many Buddhists as well want to practice their meditative practices and find peace and serenity.

Barbara Jaurequi, MS, LMFT, MAC
Christian Counselor

Barbara Jaurequi, MS, LMFT, MAC

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

8300 Utica Ave., Suite 159, Rancho Cucamonga, CA, California 91730 | 9099446611

The greatest counselor anyone could ever have is our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. I am a Christian therapist who will serve as God's assistant to help you embrace new behaviors designed to improve your emotional and psychological health. I do not provide traditional pastoral counseling. We will not pray or read the Bible in sessions. I will, however, work to help you become the best version of yourself so you in turn can reflect God's love in all you do and joyfully align yourself to His holy will for your life. Our shared Christian faith will provide a healing atmosphere of shared values and commonality of purpose.

John Quinlan, Psy.D.
Christian Counselor

John Quinlan, Psy.D.

Psychologist (License # PSY23794)

8301 Elm Ave Suite 513, Rancho Cucamonga, California 91730 | 844-Trans4m (844-872-6746)

In some churches, psychology is viewed as humanistic and leads people away from God. Conversely, psychological theorists viewed Christianity as harmful and results in psychopathology. As a Christian Psychologist, these views are rejected. Instead, a Christian psychologist understands the value of scripture and disciplines that encourage growth in a relationship with God. A relationship with Jesus is vital in helping a person struggling with depression, anxiety, or other mental health problems. The goal of Christian counseling is in helping a person to understanding the thoughts and emotions that can limit a person from thriving and encouraging growth in a relationship with God and others.

Jamie Stodola, MA., LMFT
Christian Counselor

Jamie Stodola, MA., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

17452 Irvine Blvd. Suite 213, Irvine, California 92780 | 714-342-3665

I am passionate about helping individuals couples, and families grow into who they would like to be by supporting transformation and healing emotionally, psychologically and spiritually. I provide compassionate Christian mental health therapy by allowing and providing as much about christianity and Biblical principals as the client is comfortable with. We all need a place to share freely and explore in a supportive environment and I'm blessed to be able to do that for others.

Prepare To Change, Psy.D., HSPP
Christian Counselor

Prepare To Change, Psy.D., HSPP

Individual and Family Therapists

222 W Main Street, Suite 101, Tustin, California 92780 | 949-484-9722

As a Psychologist who is a Christian, I understand how a person's faith tradition and spiritual experiences can influence their life. As a teacher of Integrative Therapy in the doctoral program at Azusa Pacific University, I've trained other therapists how to honor a person's beliefs about God, while working with their values, emotions, and behaviors. Symptoms occur when these fall out of alignment. We help people to find freedom from rigid standards without abandoning the core virtues and ideals that have defined their purpose and commitments. If requested, we are able to incorporate the disciplines of prayer, meditation, and scriptures as part of the therapeutic process.

Brenda Gesell, Ph.D., MFT
Christian Counselor

Brenda Gesell, Ph.D., MFT

Gesell Psychotherapy

Costa Mesa, California 92626 | 7144211975

I am passionate about helping people discover self-acceptance and internalize God’s grace. I specialize in helping people who struggle with never feeling quite “enough" and are bombarded with an inner critical voice of shame. Self-compassion, self-acceptance and joy are available. "The truth, even though I cannot feel it right now, is that I am the chosen child of God, precious in God's eyes, called the Beloved from all eternity and held safe in an everlasting embrace... We must dare to opt consciously for our chosenness and not allow our emotions, feelings, or passions to seduce us into self-rejection". - Henri J. M. Nouwen

Julie Wells, M.S., LMFT
Christian Counselor

Julie Wells, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage, Family Therapist

7545 Irvine Center Drive, Suite 200, Irvine, California 92618 | 949-391-3505

I believe it is very difficult to find healing without the help of our creator. Unlike other therapists who push medication or reliance on cognitive restructuring to address psychological problems, I utilize prayer, biblical principals and encourage you to find the source of all healing from within.

Laurie Burns, M.S., MFT
Christian Counselor

Laurie Burns, M.S., MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Calabasas, California 90290 |

I am a graduate from Fuller Theological Seminary, with a Master's in both Marriage & Family Therapy and Theology. I do not consider myself a "Biblical Counselor" but a therapist who helps others in their journey of faith and spiritual development. I hold to the idea that "faith sees better in the dark" (Kierkegaard) and the need for guidance and counseling comes when we stumble in our faith.

Lee Langley, M.S., LMFT
Christian Counselor

Lee Langley, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

28494 Westinghouse Place Suite 213, Valencia, California 91355 | 661 297-7255

My specialty is working with couples who seek help for their marriage from a Christian perspective. Over the last fifteen years in private practice, I've found that those couples who are willing and able to apply biblical principles to their marriage are the most successful in terms of resolving the struggles that initially bring them into my office. Of course, everyone is different and I do my best to provide a supportive and effective therapy experience, regardless of a client's faith.

Piper Glasier, MSW, LCSW, Psy.D
Christian Counselor

Piper Glasier, MSW, LCSW, Psy.D

Psychotherapist/Psychoanalyst

25301 Cabot Road, Suite 216, Laguna Hills, California 92653 | 949-443-2222

For many, it feels important to work with a psychotherapist that understands the inner workings of a faith system. Though there are many variations to themes within the faith community, feeling that someone can identify and knows the 'language' can feel comforting and reassuring. Also, there are often many old themes and patterns that stand in the way of moving forward with the growth of one's faith. Removing these obstacles and changing our perception of how we see God, can change our ability to feel accepted and loved. As a Christian, I can help in this important process.

Vicki Asher Wills, PsyD, LCSW
Christian Counselor

Vicki Asher Wills, PsyD, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Clinical Psychology Doctor

128 Del Mar Ave., San Clemente, California 92691 | 949-648-1213

My Christian clients come to me because they want to work with a therapist who shares their biblical orientation to life and growth. I attended Focus on the Family's extended training on the integration of Christianity and psychology in the early 1990s to develop my approach to Biblical counseling. It is my experience that Christians are looking for the same kinds of changes in their lives and relationships that secular clients seek out, and along with these want to find God's purpose and meaning in their suffering. Finding and maintaing an eternal perspective while reconciling current life issues is the added dimension my Christian benefit most from.

Laura Adams, Psy.D., MFT
Christian Counselor

Laura Adams, Psy.D., MFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist & Psychoanalyst

26151 Marguerite Parkway, Mission Viejo, California 92692 | (949) 244-1992

Dr. Laura Adams has experience working with patients of all faiths. It may be important that your therapist is personally familiar with Judeo-Christian values and understands that God plays a significant role in your everyday life and in your emotional well-being. Incorporating one's faith in the therapeutic process helps enrich and deepen the overall counseling experience.


91731 is a zip code located in Los Angeles County and part of El Monte, California. It has a land area of 3.815 square miles.  The population of 91731 is 29,591 people.