Ah, California. It’s home to LA, one of the biggest cities around. Many artistic people and aspiring actors come for their next big break. If you want to be famous, it requires a lot of motivation, which some people may be lacking if they are in poor mental health. 

Maybe you don’t want to be famous, but you should have strong mental health in order to accomplish your goals. Not only can a counselor improve your mental health, but they can create a map you can use to accomplish all your goals. 

 

This is Rachelle Roberts's avatar and link to their profile
California
LMFT,CCHP-MH
Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

I am a Licensed Marriage, Family Therapist with earned Master of Science in Clinical Psychology. I specialize in working with couples in crisis due to infidelity, mistrust, relationship conflict, and ineffective communication as well as offer premarital counseling for couples beginning their journey with the desire of life in love that lasts. I travel nationally and internationally speaking at seminars and conferences on developing healthy relationships and building strong marriages.

This is Carrie Bican's avatar and link to their profile
California
MS,LMFT
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...

This is Holly Starr's avatar and link to their profile
California
MS,LMFT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

Hello, I am a psychotherapist with 25 years of experience practicing in the San Francisco Bay Area. With a BA in English Literature and a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology, I move comfortably between live talk therapy and online written mediums. I have worked with adolescents, adults and the elderly in residential and private practice settings. I am struck by the unique challenges we all face as we transition from one developmental stage of life to the next. My early work as a suicide prevention hotline counselor and grief therapist/supervisor has laid the f...

This is Falaya DeSilva's avatar and link to their profile
California
LMFT
Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Hello! I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who has been in the helping profession for over 20 years. I’ve worked at assisting individuals gain a better understanding of themselves, while addressing challenges that may keep them from moving forward in life. My career path has been closely related to self-empowerment through the journey of self-healing. Over the years I’ve served individuals, families and couples with an emphasis on women and young adults. I’ve worked as a Director for several non-profit agencies that empowered women causes, Child Prot...

This is Aileen Stein's avatar and link to their profile
California
LCSW,LMSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Hello. Welcome to my profile. I am a licensed psychotherapist since 1992 in both New York and California. I believe that building a trusting relationship in a safe environment is the first step toward successful therapy. Psychotherapy is a two-way relationship. One of my strengths is listening. I feel one of the most basic wishes of a client is to be heard. I want to understand the issues the client identifies as well as the unspoken issues that may impede growth. My work begins “where the client is” with no agenda or judgment. As our work together progresses, I w...

This is Mary Cabarles's avatar and link to their profile
California
MSW,LCSW
Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 14

Welcome to my page. My name is Mary and I have been in the social work field since I was a sophomore in college. My experience has varied from group homes, residential facilities, job coaching, comorbid disorders, homelessness, domestic violence, working in the criminal justice department, trauma, abuse, family dynamics and working in the public sector. I have worked with elementary school aged children, adolescents, teens aging out of the system, adults, elderly and hospice. I started my private practice in the midst of the pandemic as stress levels rose from ...

This is Harvey Pacht's avatar and link to their profile
California
MA, LMFT,Life Coach Certificate
Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties
Years of Experience: 3

I have been coaching people for the past 15 years. My training is based primarily within the Strategic Family Systems school. This experience has been honed through the Tony Robbins-Cloe Madanes Training Center certification program. I have also had extensive experience coaching people within Landmark Worldwide. This all gets combined with my background as an Orthodox Jew and the wisdom that this tradition brings regardless of whether a client is "religious" or not. My main focus is on working with couples who are fighting or communicate in such a way that they ...

This is Susan Burke's avatar and link to their profile
California
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I have been a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of California for over 19 years with a total of 26 years working in the mental health field. My experience lies in residential, private practice, and educational settings working with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. My treatment methods are tailored to each individual client's needs and include such modalities as Cognitive Behavioral, Solution focused, and Mindfulness therapy. My focus in treatment is to create a warm and nurturing environment where my clients have a safe ...

This is Christina  Weyer's avatar and link to their profile
California
LMFT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

Hello! My name is Christina Weyer, and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California. I have 10 years of experience working with a variety of clients (individuals, families, and groups) in a community mental health clinic in the Southern California area. I have had the opportunity to help clients of all ages in working through trauma, depression and anxiety by utilizing evidence-based practices of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Seeking Safety, and Motivational Interviewing, as well as traditional therapy interventions. I attained my B...

This is Barbara Brown's avatar and link to their profile
California
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 35

Hello, I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of California. I have over 25 years experience is working in multiple clinical settings that include outpatient clinics, , private practice, retirement homes and criminal justice settings. My experience includes work with individuals, groups, couples and families. I truly enjoy working with people and I am dedicated to providing a safe, non-judgmental setting that supports and empowers clients to manage a variety of concerns and transitions encountered in their lives. My approach is to create a ...

This is Lesley  Hilp's avatar and link to their profile
California
MA ,LMFT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 6

Hello there! Thank you so much for perusing my profile. I am so proud of you for taking this step towards healing. A little bit about me: I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with six years of experience working with children, families, couples and teenagers. I have worked in community based health and have collaborated with individuals and families on coping with issues such as depression, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, parenting challenges, anxiety, substance abuse, setting boundaries and building autonomy, confidence and resilience. My philoso...

This is Dr. Brenda Klass-Christopher's avatar and link to their profile
California
PhD,MA ,LMFT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

Hello, my name is Brenda Klass, I am glad you stopped by. I have been involved in behavioral health for over 30 years in Los Angeles County. I help to heal psychic wounds and bring families closer to the harmony they desire. I have a PhD in psychology and licensed as a marriage family child therapist. My experience covers many areas: I have extensive training with Chronic illness, Chronic pain, Chemical Dependency, Depression, Anxiety. I have also worked with clients who just need someone to support them through challenging experiences, emotions, and life cha...

This is Caitlin Deitz's avatar and link to their profile
California
LPCC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Hello, I am licensed professional clinical counselor in California and Maryland. I believe the most important aspect to the therapeutic process is to establish and maintain a strong rapport with my clients. I promise to provide a non-judgmental space for you and help you feel as comfortable as you can in my presence. It’s important that you trust me and I believe my genuineness, empathetic style and unconditional positive regard will help facilitate a healthy working relationship. One of my goals in each session is for you to be heard. I want you to lead our...

This is Dr. Annabel Fields's avatar and link to their profile
California
J.D.,Psy.D.
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 18

Hello, and congratulations on taking a big first step on the path to becoming a happier, healthier you. I help people along their paths with a primary focus, not on your diagnosis, but on the symptoms that are causing difficulty in your daily functioning. In order to do that, we'll utilize interventions from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and a variety of other treatment modalities depending on your individual needs. I hold a license in Clinical Psychology from the State of California. I received my doctorate in Clinical Psych...

This is Mary (Katie) Romley's avatar and link to their profile
California
M.Ed.,LPCC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

Thank you for stopping by! My name is Katie Romley and I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor licensed in California with over 10 years of experience working with clients and their families. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, and self-worth and self-concept issues. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma, abuse, whether this was an isolated event or a long-term experience. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I ...

This is Gabriel Figueroa's avatar and link to their profile
California
MFT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 17

Thank you for taking the time to read my profile. On your search for healing and healthy change, finding a good fit can be challenging. No matter who you choose and give the honor of welcoming a therapist into your world, trust your intuition and that he/she will guide you on the beginning of establishing a healthier journey. I am a licensed marriage and family therapist licensed in California with over 15 years of experience working as a psychotherapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, life transitions ...

This is Tishawna Mims's avatar and link to their profile
California
MS LMFT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties
Years of Experience: 6

Hello! My name is Tishawna Mims and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family therapist (LMFT) with the state of California. I have over 6 years of experience in the mental health field and substance use field. I have worked with various populations within community agencies. I have a passion for helping and welcome the opportunity to meet with you! Now, I do realize that coming to therapy is initially a scary process, but I am here every step of the way providing a safe, authentic, respectful, nonjudgmental and a compassionate environment. My therapeutic app...

This is Suzanne McMaster's avatar and link to their profile
California
LCSW
Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 5

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 10 years of experience. I enjoy helping individuals uncover and get connected to who they really are. I truly believe that each person is their own best expert on their life. I use Motivational Interviewing, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Solution Focused and Narrative techniques to help people get connected to their own values and set themselves on a path to live the fulfilling life that they want to live. I find that we often need to uncover conditioned beliefs that have been instilled by culture and famil...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Coaching
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in California with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. 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 that journey.

This is Desiree Katrones's avatar and link to their profile
California
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 8

I am licensed in California with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, lgbt-related issues, trauma and abuse, & depression. 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 that journey.

What Can Therapists In California Help You With?

A therapist in California can practice anything from marriage and family therapy to CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), and can help with depression, stress, or anxiety.

They can help you set and achieve career goals, work on current issues you may be facing, or deal with your past. Around 32349851 people are living in California, and because an estimated one out of four people are dealing with some form of mental illness nationally, it is likely that you or someone you know could benefit from the support of a licensed counselor. Searching for 'therapist California' will help you find mental health professionals that can support you through personal growth, anxiety disorders, post traumatic stress disorder, and other mental health services. The mental health field includes psychiatric medication management, online therapy, marriage counseling, couples therapy, clinical social workers, licensed counselors, and other mental health providers through online therapy sessions and in-person ones. Seeing a licensed therapist in therapy sessions can help you navigate mental health conditions and life circumstances through mindfulness techniques and other specialized training they've received in clinical settings.

Why Are Many Residents In The State Of California Working With A Licensed Counselor?

The reasons people choose to see a psychologist vary, of course, but there are a number of reasons why starting therapy sessions on our platform can help you. Whether you live near the city or a specific county in California, we can match you with a licensed therapist who can suit your needs through online therapy.

Therapists in California can help you work through a challenging situation, eating disorders, anxiety disorders, adjustment issues, end of life issues, or even serve as a family therapist to improve relationships and relationship problems. Finding a therapist that takes new clients in online therapy is the first step in finding the right therapist and treatment plan for you. Your therapist should provide a safe space for you to focus on self care and well being as a mental health professional. 

Take a look at our extensive network of counselors and online psychologists in California who are ready to help you get happy!

Some commonly asked questions can be found below:

How much does a therapist cost?

Mental health professionals differ in therapy costs, and it can vary based on the module, whether it's in person therapy or online therapy. Additionally, new clients might meet a different price mark, and couples therapy can be more expensive than seeing an individual therapist. However, many therapists will be upfront about their pricing and whether or not they take health insurance from the get-go. Be sure to look up 'therapists in California' to get a better understanding of which mental health providers take health insurance in network, which therapeutic process is the best fit, and how many therapists are in person or online.

How do I know I should get a therapist?

Mental health services and mental health providers can help you navigate anything you're going through, big or small. Mental health issues don't always present as a huge crisis- many therapists provide talk therapy and online therapy for life transitions, new skills, relationship problems, or even serving as a life coach through a therapeutic relationship. Online therapy sessions in California allow new clients seeking therapy to experience a private practice counseling services without being in person, and this talk therapy integrative approach can help you navigate any mental health conditions you might be experiencing, as well as developing new skills through working with a therapist. Dialectical behavior therapy is a great choice for older adults looking to use therapy to navigate life transitions or other big changes.

Is therapy covered by insurance?

Different counseling services (depending on private practice) can vary in cost and whether or not they take insurance. 

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