Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Baldwin Park, California

Find a therapist in Baldwin Park, California that meets your needs. Browse our comprehensive list of affordable and licensed therapists in Baldwin Park to find a professional specializing in counseling people with stress, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, grief and more.

Jasmynn Smith

MA, LMFT
8 years experience
I earned my M.A. in clinical psychology with a focus in marriage and family therapy from Pepperdine University in 2012. Since then, I have worked extensively with children, adolescents, and adults. Additionally, I have worked as a Residential Assistant in a group treatment home for women with Borderline Personality Disorder and emotion regulation issues. Currently, I work as a primary therapist at an outpatient group practice in the South Bay region of Los Angeles where... Read More
I earned my M.A. in clinical psychology with a focus in marriage and family therapy from Pepperdine University in 2012. Since then, I have worked extensively with children, adolescents, and adults. Additionally, I have worked as a Residential Assistant in... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 8 years

Brigette Girardey

MA, LMFT
10 years experience
Hello! My name is Brigette and I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in East Bay, California. I have 10 years experience working with clients, providing therapeutic counseling services. I have worked with a diverse population of clients ranging from children, teens, adults, and elders. I provide services for individuals and families assisting with issues such as depression, isolation, anxiety, self esteem, trauma, loss, relationship issues, parenting issues, and more. I enjoy working with... Read More
Hello! My name is Brigette and I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in East Bay, California. I have 10 years experience working with clients, providing therapeutic counseling services. I have worked with a diverse population of clients ranging... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years

Patricia Hamilton

LMFT-S
12 years experience
Thank you for reading my profile. I am a mother, sister, daughter, wife, stepmother, mother-in-law, grandmother, divorcee, widow, and friend. I come to this work as well experienced in life as in training. I did my undergraduate work in Speech Pathology/Audiology and Psychology and my graduate degree is in Counseling Psychology, with a specialty in Marriage Family Therapy. I have additional training in Cognitive Behavior, Family Systems, Grief and Trauma, Narrative,... Read More
Thank you for reading my profile. I am a mother, sister, daughter, wife, stepmother, mother-in-law, grandmother, divorcee, widow, and friend. I come to this work as well experienced in life as in training. I did my undergraduate... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 12 years

Gina Marquardt

LMFT
8 years experience
I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I earned my Masters in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University in 2011, and I have been working as a therapist since that time. I work with clients who are dealing with anxiety, depression, career concerns, substance abuse, LGBT issues, family and relationship issues, and coping with chronic illnesses. I utilize various types of therapy in my practice, such as, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT),... Read More
I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I earned my Masters in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University in 2011, and I have been working as a therapist since that time. I work with clients who are... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 8 years

Jerome Scott Jr

LMFT
16 years experience
During the past nineteen years, I have worked as an integral member of a multidisciplinary treatment team providing therapeutic intervention, case management and chemical dependency counseling for a large diverse patient population in an acute psychiatric hospital setting. As a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist, I have consistently demonstrated a high level of professionalism, therapeutic innovation and ethically responsible approach with resolving the critical issues encountered by our patients. I believe that this quote by Emmett Fox... Read More
During the past nineteen years, I have worked as an integral member of a multidisciplinary treatment team providing therapeutic intervention, case management and chemical dependency counseling for a large diverse patient population in an acute psychiatric hospital setting. As a Licensed... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 16 years

Joshua Skinner

LMFT
5 years experience
I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with experience in working with couples and individuals. I have been practicing since 2013 and am licensed in California which requires 3000 clinical hours prior to licensure, and am and now licensed in Tennessee as well. I have also been working with BetterHelp since October of 2017. I have experience working with a variety of issues but specialize in work surrounding stress and trauma. Much... Read More
I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with experience in working with couples and individuals. I have been practicing since 2013 and am licensed in California which requires 3000 clinical hours prior to licensure, and am and now... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 years

Natalie McBroom

MA, LMFT
15 years experience
I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California with over 10 years of experience working as a behavioral coach, mental health counselor, a Christian counselor, and a community psychotherapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including stress, anxiety, depression, abuse and trauma, bipolar disorders, PTSD, AD/HD, and schizophrenia. During this time, I have helped people with grief and loss issues, life transitions, relationship roles, and learning coping... Read More
I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California with over 10 years of experience working as a behavioral coach, mental health counselor, a Christian counselor, and a community psychotherapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 15 years

Anush Petrosyan

LMFT
7 years experience
I am a sex-positive therapist that has completed Gottman's Level 3 Couples Therapy training. with this training I focus on improving couple's communication, connection, and intimacy. I have a minor in sex therapy and am very comfortable discussing and working through sexual trauma and issues. I am kink-friendly, poly-friendly and take an non-judgmental, education approach to therapy. I have knowledge and experience with individuals in alternative lifestyles, and ethically non-monogamous relationships. I am also available to... Read More
I am a sex-positive therapist that has completed Gottman's Level 3 Couples Therapy training. with this training I focus on improving couple's communication, connection, and intimacy. I have a minor in sex therapy and am very comfortable discussing and working... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 7 years

Arthur Belmont

LMFT, CADC-CAS
23 years experience
I believe that changing the way we THINK about something, changes how we FEEL. Since there is always more than one way to think about something, how we feel about Self, Relationships and Life Circumstances is completely within our control. I am a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT) and Certified Addiction Treatment Counselor (CATC) who has been practicing Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy since 1994 working with individuals, youth and families in a wide variety of settings... Read More
I believe that changing the way we THINK about something, changes how we FEEL. Since there is always more than one way to think about something, how we feel about Self, Relationships and Life Circumstances is completely within our... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 23 years

Tim Leslie

LMFT
9 years experience
I received my M.A. in Clinical Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy Specialization in 2011. Since then, I have worked with children and adults both individually as well as with couples and families in Residential, Intensive Outpatient and Outpatient settings. I tailor my approach to what would be best for the client needs at the time. As a result, I have experience providing both brief and more solution focused therapy as well as therapy geared towards... Read More
I received my M.A. in Clinical Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy Specialization in 2011. Since then, I have worked with children and adults both individually as well as with couples and families in Residential, Intensive Outpatient and Outpatient settings. I... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 9 years

An Overview of Mental Health in Baldwin Park, California

Located thirty minutes east of Los Angeles, Baldwin Park is a cozy and safe city of 76,402 living near the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. Its most popular attraction for visitors may be the original location of the fast food chain, In-N-Out, but locals likely preferring spending time at the Morgan Park community center and nearby Santa Fe Dam Recreation.

The city has a large immigrant population making for a unique and multicultural environment. You’ll often hear Spanish or Chinese spoken on the streets as well as English. There are many jobs opportunities nearby given the city’s proximity to LA and Pasadena.

Mental Health in Baldwin Park

Many Californians cope with mental health issues, but life in Baldwin Park has some unique challenges of its own.

  • Immigrants Adjusting to US: 8% of residents in Baldwin Park immigrated from outside the US. The process of adjusting to a new country can be difficult for some.
  • Poverty: 9% Baldwin Park residents live in poverty. While
  • Chronic Illness: An LA county community health needs assessment (CHNA) ranked chronic illnesses such as diabetes and STDs/HIV/AIDS among top health concerns. Illness can be difficult for the individuals who are sick as well as their caregivers.
  • Obesity: 36% of adults in LA county are overweight or obese according to the CHNA. Obesity is often a precursor to other physical and mental health issues.
  • Substance Abuse and Addiction: LA county continues to face substance abuse issues. Mental health services may be able to help addicts and their friends and family with this difficult illness.
  • Lack of Education: Of the adults living Baldwin Park, only 66.9% have graduated from high school. This rate is much lower than the state- and country-wide levels. Lack of education can lead to a multitude of difficulties.
  • Wildfires: Southern California has been hit by devastating wildfires. In addition to loss of property and physical damages from smoky skies, natural disasters can also weigh on mental health.

Mental Health Resources in Baldwin Park

Many Californians do not receive the mental health help they need due to a shortage of mental health resources in the state. Recognizing this growing shortage, Kaiser Permanente Southern California announced $6 million in new grants to help with mental health and behavioral services. Initiatives like this are important or else the state could lack nearly 2,000 psychiatrists by 2025, according to the California Health Resources and Services Administration.

State-wide statistics, however, mask the resources that are available in Baldwin Park. There is a range of male and female licensed family and marriage therapists, licensed clinical social workers and licensed professional clinical counselors who serve the Baldwin Park area. Some counselors may offer services in Spanish as well.

These counselors will work with you to develop a treatment plan that draws on different therapy modalities – such as cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, solution focused, acceptance and commitment therapy and mindfulness – depending on their expertise and your needs. No matter who you end up working with, they can help you with a variety of challenges including those listed below.

  • Trauma and abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Grief and loss
  • Relationship, family, intimacy and parenting issues
  • Anger management
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Post-traumatic stress
  • Eating disorders
  • ADHD

The Challenge of Finding a Suitable Therapist in Baldwin Park

Given poverty trends in Baldwin Park, many residents may face financial obstacles if they need mental health support. The 17.2% of residents who don’t have health insurance may also find care prohibitively expensive. Some community and non-profit groups offer free services such as help lines and support groups. Certain groups may provide counseling on a sliding scale based on income as well.

The 81.8% of Baldwin Park residents who speak a language other than English at home may also find it difficult to locate a counselor who provides services in their native language. While services in Spanish are becoming more popular in the US, those who speak Chinese or Tagalog may find care options to be limited.

Find a Therapist in Baldwin Park

At E-Counseling, you can access a comprehensive therapist directory, in order to make the process of finding a care provider a little easier. Whether you or a loved one need additional support, these therapists are known for providing a safe and non-judgmental space for their clients to share and recover.