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.


Andrea Gialanella

LCSW
20 years experience
Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 20 years of experience working as therapist and family counselor. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, bullying, and peer pressure, with a special focus on social skills and academics. My counseling style friendly and encouraging. I believe that deep down, we all know what we crave and need emotionally, and my work focuses on helping others understand... Read More
Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 20 years of experience working as therapist and family counselor. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, bullying, and peer pressure, with a... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:20 years

Maryam Aziz

LCSW
11 years experience
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and I realize that seeking help may not be easy, whether you are just beginning or continuing your therapeutic journey. Nonetheless, seeking help is a powerful and courageous step to take and my goal is to provide a safe, comfortable and nonjudgmental place for you to express yourself. Throughout my clinical career, I have had the privilege of working with multiple populations from children, adolescents, adults, couples and... Read More
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and I realize that seeking help may not be easy, whether you are just beginning or continuing your therapeutic journey. Nonetheless, seeking help is a powerful and courageous step to take and my... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:11 years

Markroel Solte

LCSW94351
5 years experience
I'm a prior service combat veteran who has transitioned into the field of social work. My life experiences and desire to help others brought me into the working profession. I am currently a licensed clinical social worker and I have been managing an outpatient substance abuse facility for the last three years. My experiences included working with both adults and transitional aged youth experiencing substance abuse addictions as well as mental health issues. ... Read More
I'm a prior service combat veteran who has transitioned into the field of social work. My life experiences and desire to help others brought me into the working profession. I am currently a licensed clinical social worker and... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:5 years

Nadja Zapasov

MA,LMFT
18 years experience
Nadja Zapasov (MA, LMFT) ABOUT ME Welcome! I salute you on your choice to get help in moving forward in your life. Once you have made that decision, your own positive energy will support you and guide you to the next level. Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. Begin it now.” William Hutchison Murray The energy of one’s thoughts has the power to create an extraordinary life (or not). Directing your... Read More
Nadja Zapasov (MA, LMFT) ABOUT ME Welcome! I salute you on your choice to get help in moving forward in your life. Once you have made that decision, your own positive energy will support you and guide you to the next level. Whatever you... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:18 years

Shawnnell Pugh

LCSW,MSW,BS
13 years experience
Welcome! I am a licensed psychotherapist with 14 years plus experience providing therapy, counseling and guidance services to Individuals, Couples, Young and aging adults and families. I received my Master of Social Degree with an emphasis in Public Child Welfare from the University of Southern California in 2007. I specialize in various areas such as: Women issues, Depression, Anxiety, Anger issues, Behavioral, Addiction, Spirituality issues, Grief and Loss, Relationship Issues, Sexual/Intimacy Issues, Trauma, and... Read More
Welcome! I am a licensed psychotherapist with 14 years plus experience providing therapy, counseling and guidance services to Individuals, Couples, Young and aging adults and families. I received my Master of Social Degree with an emphasis in Public Child... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:13 years

Alfred Carter

LMFT
16 years experience
Do you want to overcome the obstacles preventing you from being your best self? My name is Alfred Renard Carter and I'm a Licensed Psychotherapist. My clinical experience and specializations are Depression, Anxiety, Stress management and relationship dynamics (couple/marriage/family). I take a strength-based approach to empower you to overcome the psychological and emotional distress you're experiencing. I'm eclectic from a theoretical standpoint. However, I lean towards Cognitive Behavioral and Humanistic Existential theories as a... Read More
Do you want to overcome the obstacles preventing you from being your best self? My name is Alfred Renard Carter and I'm a Licensed Psychotherapist. My clinical experience and specializations are Depression, Anxiety, Stress management and relationship dynamics (couple/marriage/family). I... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:16 years

Leslie Campbell

LCSW
25 years experience
I've worked as a social worker since the mid 1990s, first as an MSW degreed social worker, then as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for the past nearly 10 years. I earned my Master in Social Work from San Diego State University, and proceeded to work as a social worker with the County of San Diego in Child Welfare. Much of my tenure as a protective services worker within CPS was spent working with severely emotionally... Read More
I've worked as a social worker since the mid 1990s, first as an MSW degreed social worker, then as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for the past nearly 10 years. I earned my Master in Social Work from San Diego State... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:25 years

Celia Garcia

LMFT
4 years experience
I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I have been working with clients for the past 4 years. I have aid clients when in crisis, I provide clients with case management services when resources are needed (i.e housing, educational, financial and parenting). I help clients manage some of the daily barriers that can cause destress on a person and those around them. My sessions are usually tailored to the client and their individual needs.... Read More
I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I have been working with clients for the past 4 years. I have aid clients when in crisis, I provide clients with case management services when resources are needed (i.e housing, educational,... Read More
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  • Languages:English,Spanish
  • Experience:4 years

Dr. Sue Pollington

PhD,LCSW,LAC
33 years experience
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Work as well as a Licensed Addiction Counselor. The states I am licensed in include; Montana, Nevada, and California. I am also nationally certified in CBT, DBT, CCDC, DVC III, CJCC and am a Diplomat in Psychotherapy. I have been practicing as a clinician for 33 years. I enjoy working with clients and I look forward to client sessions. My therapy focus is client centered. I come from a perspective... Read More
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Work as well as a Licensed Addiction Counselor. The states I am licensed in include; Montana, Nevada, and California. I am also nationally certified in CBT, DBT, CCDC, DVC III, CJCC and am a... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:33 years

Bianca Martinez

MA,LMFT
3 years experience
Welcome! I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist; who received my Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Pepperdine University’s Graduate School of Education and Psychology and my Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from California State University, Northridge. I enjoy working alongside individuals, couples and families on their unique journey of self-discovery and healing. By creating a warm and non-judgmental environment, I allow clients to safely explore their innermost... Read More
Welcome! I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist; who received my Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Pepperdine University’s Graduate School of Education and Psychology and my Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:3 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.