Your mental state is like a theme park. Sometimes, it’s a blast. When you're feeling great, you're going on the rollercoasters of life and winning at all the games life throws at you. For some, however, they are stranded at the theme park and none of the rides seem appealing, or they’re too intimidating. A counselor based in Buena Park can help you enjoy life’s rollercoasters much better. 

Buena Park is known for its theme park, Knott’s Berry Farm. Whenever life feels like a theme park gone out of control, a counselor can help you with any problems you may have. Speak to one today. 

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Buena Park, California (Buena Park, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.S., LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

Aloha! I am a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in the state of California. I was raised in Oahu, Hawaii and had been living in Southern California for the past 10 years. I completed my Master’s degree from Loma Linda University and I have over 8 years of experience working as a therapist. Previously, I worked in community mental health clinics, elementary & high school settings, and a residential treatment facility. I have experiences with adults, children & teens, and families. My areas of experience are: Stress & anxiety, depressive issues, adult relational ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Buena Park, California (Buena Park, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT ,PhD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

Have you found yourself at a crossroad? Perhaps you have been feeling as though your life is no longer progressing? The sense of being stuck in life can bring about a deep sense of anxiety and depression; not to mention physical illnesses. You may not even know how to see the cause of the stress leading you away from the happiness and peace you deserve. My strength lies in helping you find your true purpose in life while safely exploring your gifts. My task is to help you uncover a new sense of balance. And while the path ahead may be full of ups and downs, I firm...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Buena Park, California (Buena Park, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

Welcome! I believe "Hardships are a detour not a dead end" so I thank you for having the strength to reach out. I started working with most in need populations while attending California Lutheran University, where I graduated with a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Marital and Family Therapy. I am currently a Licensed Marriage and Family therapist in California. Working as a school based-counselor in ventura county school system and primary clinician in psychiatric, I have experienced the complexities of family relationships, str...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Buena Park, California (Buena Park, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LMFT,BCBA
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management
Years of Experience: 3

I am a family and marriage counselor licensed in California in 2018. I am also a Board Certified Behavior Analyst since 2014. I have worked in the field of Behavior Analysis for over 12 years, specializing in treatment for those diagnosed with Autism and other developmental delays. In addition, I have worked with adults with a variety of presenting concerns, including depression, anxiety, anger management, ADHD, parenting challenges and life changes. My counseling style is warm, collaborative and supportive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensiti...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Buena Park, California (Buena Park, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 30

My name is Adam Whyte, I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) licensed in the State of California. I currently hold a position as a Senior Clinical Social Worker at the VA (Veterans Affairs) working with Veterans. Since obtaining my MSW in 2001, I have continued to deepen my clinical skills as a counselor focusing on treating trauma, addition, depression, anxiety, confidence issues, wellness and health. I am experienced in providing support to people of a variety of ages, genders, cultures and sexual orientations. The techniques I have utilize...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Buena Park, California (Buena Park, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

My name is Danielle and I am dedicated to helping to promote and improve Emotional Wellness. I am here to help support and walk alongside you as you work to make changes to your life and will help guide your personal growth as we collaborate to develop your personal goals. Health for your mind is important and I want to help you find balance in areas that can be difficult to navigate to bring emotional wholeness to your life. I am a licensed Marriage and Family therapist and have been working in the field for over 17 years. I work with clients impacted by depressi...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Buena Park, California (Buena Park, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Psy.D.
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 23

Hello and welcome! I am a psychologist licensed in California with over 20 years of experience. I received my BS in Nursing from BIOLA University. I was a Navy Nurse for 31/2 years and served in Saudi Arabia during the Gulf War. I earned my doctorate in psychology from Azusa Pacific University. I worked in a state hospital for 14 years specializing in adults with a history of childhood trauma. I also specialize in relationship issues, parenting problems and personality disorders. My treatment approach consists of Cognitive Behavioral therapy(CBT), Internal Famil...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Buena Park, California (Buena Park, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT,LPCC,Professional Coach
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 6

Evelyn “Rose” Solorzano is a Professional Coach, a Licensed Psychotherapist and Transformative Trainer who advocates for social change through her unique kinship for all perspectives. Through her kinship techniques, she has assisted families to shift problematic relationship cultures toward peace. Her style has been lovingly referred to as “ The Velvet Hammer” hitting hard with truth yet landing softly with respect and joy. She brings a wealth of wisdom and knowledge from a lifetime of psychological studies, professional training, and personal triumphs over a mult...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Buena Park, California (Buena Park, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Anger management, Self esteem, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 5

I am a Marriage and Family Therapist licensed in California. I have worked with clients with various concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, and parenting problems. I have worked primarily with at-risk youth and families. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in respect, sensitivity, and compassion. My approach is eclectic and takes from cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, psychodynamic to name a few, as techniques alter based on the client's needs and treatment. If you are ready to take that step I am here to support a...

This is Margaret Reul's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Buena Park, California (Buena Park, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 10

Thank you for taking the time to invest in your mental health. In today's world of ever-increasing stressors, it is more important than ever to take care of our bodies and minds. The therapeutic process can be a wonderful tool whether you are in crisis, or looking for answers and meaning in your life. There has long been stigma surrounding taking care of your mental health and I am glad that those barriers are beginning to fade away as more people become aware of the benefits therapy can provide. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worked practicing in the sta...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Buena Park, California (Buena Park, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 31

Hello, I'm Judith! I’m a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of California, and I’ve been helping people create happier lives for themselves in my own private practice for the last 29 years. I believe in my clients, and I listen to them deeply. As I listen, I begin to understand them. I hear their unique resources and inner strengths. Almost always, however, I also hear repetitive negative patterns that trap them in negative stories about themselves, instead! I empathize with their pain. Together, we carefully unpack the negative patterns and s...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Buena Park, California (Buena Park, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

Welcome! My counseling style is caring, supportive and intentional. I treat everyone with compassion. Self-esteem, trauma, anxiety, depression, feeling of hopelessness, past trauma, emotional difficulties, and relational issues are my specialties. Being both Navajo Native American Indian and Filipino, I am compassionate toward cultural issues and concerns. I am compassionate and provide a calm, therapeutic space where you will be understood. You can explore your feelings, at a comfortable pace away from confusion. I will challenge you so that you can move towar...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Buena Park, California (Buena Park, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Anger management, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 16

As a Marriage and Family Therapist, I enjoy working with a diverse set of clients. Licensed in California since 2006 I have had the pleasure of sitting down to talk with a great number of individuals who were struggling with a variety of concerns. My work in mental health began in 1998 in a small farming community just outside of Bakersfield, CA. I was fortunate enough to be hired by a community health clinic to provide mental health case management for children and families. It was there that I realized my desire to help others and found my motivation to cont...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Buena Park, California (Buena Park, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,MAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 18

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker licensed in Oregon and California. I have over 17 years experience in providing therapy, supervision of therapists, as well as research in the area of substance abuse and emotional dissonance. I work with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, substance abuse and codependency issues, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD, ADHD and PTSD. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. I believe that every person has strengths and the potential...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Buena Park, California (Buena Park, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Hello. My name is Tony Lee, MPH, MSW. I am a Clinical Social Worker (Licensed in Massachusetts and California) with over 20 years of professional work experience including suicide prevention service, crisis intervention, and general counseling. I received a master’s degree in Social Work from the University of South Florida in 2004, and I have been working in health care settings since. I worked with individuals of all ages dealing with chronic medical conditions, end-stage illnesses, and physical disabilities. Also, I recently completed a master’s degree in Publi...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Buena Park, California (Buena Park, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,LMSW,MSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I am an LCSW in the state of California and Georgia. I have been in the field for over 15 years. I work with individuals, couples and families. I have worked with a wide range of clients such as: LGBTQ, depression, stress, anxiety, ADHD, PTSD, trauma, physical trauma, emotional abuse, relationship problems, family conflicts, intimacy related issues, parenting problems, anger management and the like. Life is an individual journey with many different experiences. Sometimes those experiences can lead to turmoil, tragedy, trauma and pain. The pain can feel debilit...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Buena Park, California (Buena Park, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

I am licensed in California with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Buena Park, California (Buena Park, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 11

I am licensed in California with 11 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self- esteem, and confidence, career difficulties, chronic health conditions & depression. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. My treatment approach includes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Mindfulness. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Buena Park, California (Buena Park, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

Welcome, and thank you for including me in your journey. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Southern California with 8 years of experience in Therapy and 12 years of experience in Addiction Medicine. I performed my undergraduate education at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, CA and my Masters Degree in Social Work form The University of California with concentration in Mental Health with a sub-concentration in Military Families. I am also a Level IV Certified Addiction Treatment Counselor (certified by CAADE) I specialize in helping clients wit...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Buena Park, California (Buena Park, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I am licensed in California with 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with depression, anxiety, grief, Trauma, relationship issues, intimacy related issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & career difficulties. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in t...

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Buena Park?

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating. However, there are a few methods you can try to narrow your search for a counselor in the Buena Park area if you find it challenging to find therapists accepting new clients.

First, research what type of therapy you'd like to pursue before finding a therapist or psychologist. You might be interested in psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), group therapy, marriage and family therapy, or couples therapy. Each therapy can offer various benefits. If you're still unsure, consider asking your prospective therapists which methods they practice.

When you're ready to search, search for 'therapist near me in Buena Park and scroll through the options. Next, consider your goals for the gender of your therapist, the type of therapy they're most experienced with, and their specialty. Finally, choose a therapist located near you in the city of Buena Park or elsewhere in Orange or the state of California.

Mental health professionals working through private practice or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships and communication skills, working through life's obstacles, or changing negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a listening ear and validation. Verified Buena Park therapists can provide licensed marriage and compassionate counseling, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

What Is The Cost Difference Between Conventional Therapy And BetterHelp? 

Forbes reports that the average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Buena Park due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists in the state of California may work on a sliding scale, meaning they'll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With BetterHelp therapists serving the city of Buena Park and elsewhere throughout the state of California you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every four weeks).


Did You Know BetterHelp Therapists Are Not Limited To In-Person Visits?

Online therapists, including the US-based therapists above, can work with people like you in or around Buena Park to offer creative forms of communication and treatment. You do not have to commute to a therapist's office to meet with one of these counselors.

Through BetterHelp, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, receive worksheets, and sign up for mental health webinars. Additionally, the BetterHelp app offers a journaling feature.

Suppose you're struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists specializing in behavioral health and relationships. You can also try a provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available therapists above and consider which might work for you.

San Jose has many professionals who provide client-centered individual counseling in person and through online therapy. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with therapists all over the US. Many individuals gain further insight into their lives through internet-based counseling. In Buena Park, therapy can be easily accessible and a click away.


How To Know If Therapy Is Right For You?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is the validation and active listening they can provide. Your friends and loved ones may also be available to listen, but they may struggle to provide objective guidance as a therapist can. Therapists are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A therapist may support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health or life concerns. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another benefit of therapy is having a safe space with a non-judgmental party who can support you through challenging experiences.

Many people have sensitive topics that they may feel ashamed to discuss with their friends or partner. A San Jose therapist can help you confront these concerns and open up through unique methods of support. There are also many types of therapy, such as art therapy, where you can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With almost one million people in Buena Park, CA, finding a therapist can be costly, and therapists may be booked out with clients. Through the list of therapists above and others through BetterHelp, you may be able to find a therapist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching for a nearby therapist close to 90622 or the surrounding zip codes, consider other available therapists through the BetterHelp therapist page.

Stay Up To Date With The Leading Online Therapy Platform

To stay up to date with BetterHelp's initiatives through their social channels, you can follow them on PinterestLinkedInInstagramTwitter, and FacebookFor mental health tips, check out the BetterHelp YouTube channel.

Take some time to learn more about BetterHelp therapists and counselors to understand the services available to you clearly. If you have any questions, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

If you’re ready to sign up for online counseling, consider signing up with a platform like BetterHelp and get matched with a counselor within 24 to 48 hours.

Emergency Situations

If you are experiencing a crisis or emergency, don't use this site's online services. If you are in life-threatening danger, call 911. If you require support for a crisis, reach out to the hotlines below:

·      National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

·      National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

·      Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741

·      Veterans Crisis Line: Call 1-800-273-8255 (and press 1) or text 838255. For support for the deaf and hard of hearing community, please use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 1-800-273-8255.

·      Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ Lifeline): (866)488-7386 

·      SAMHSA National Helpline (Substance Use): (800)662-4357

·      National Eating Disorder Association Helpline:1-800-931-2237 (M-Th: 9 AM-9 PM EST, Fri 9 AM - 5 PM EST)

·      Child Help Hotline: Call 1-800-422-4453 or use the online chat feature

·      National Anti-Hazing Hotline: 1-888-NOT-HAZE (1-888-668-4293) 

·      Physician Crisis Support Line: Call 1-888-409-0141 if you are a first responder or medical provider experiencing crises related to Covid-19

·      Sexual Assault Hotline: Call RAINN at 1-800-656-4673

Zip Codes Served By BetterHelp Therapists

Below are some of the zip codes served by BetterHelp therapists in Buena Park:

90620, 90621, 90622, 90624

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy and BetterHelp can be found below:

How Do I See A Therapist For The First Time? 

Before seeing your therapist, prep for your session by reading about the counseling process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your therapist. When you attend your session, let them know if you have any concerns about therapy or feel unsure about what to talk about. They may help guide you with open-ended therapeutic questions. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and why you're attending therapy.

Should I Attend Therapy If I Feel Fine? 

If you don't feel the need to see a therapist, you don't have to. However, some people may avoid attending counseling due to preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although therapists often support people with mental health conditions, you do not need a diagnosis or condition to attend therapy. You can discuss grief, relationship concerns, stress, or life changes and ask for general advice. A therapist may help you gain power over your life and emotions while you navigate day-to-day experiences.

Gaining a new perspective on yourself through various therapies might allow you to improve your self-esteem, work through relationships, and gain a better sense of your mental health goals. The success you may find through therapy can be dependent on your process.

People may also attend therapy for specific motives, such as bullying, an autism diagnosis, a desire to learn mindfulness meditation, personality concerns, trouble with office workers, specific phobias, and many other principles.

Is Crying In Therapy A Breakthrough?

Crying can be a breakthrough for some individuals who struggle to express emotions. Others might find that they often cry during sessions. Crying can be normal and healthy, so whether you cry or not may be a personal aspect of sessions.

Are Therapists Worth It?

We may all be on different paths in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, and goals. A therapist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities. Unlike advice from a friend, family member, or non-professional, therapists are trained to meet you where you're at. Therapy can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy each year, showing it's a popular option and may be often effective.

Do Therapists Judge You? 

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to protect you and them from ethical concerns. Therapists are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. Their job is to support you and make you feel safe and respected. You might consider changing therapists if you don't feel safe or respected.