Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Burbank, California

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


Joshua Siskin

LMFT,BA,MS
13 years experience
My success is based on your feeling better at the end of our session than at the beginning and by your progress in addressing the challenges you face from one session to the next. I have been a counselor and psychotherapy practitioner since 2007 and have met with a wide spectrum of clients in all age groups, from teenagers to octogenarians. My approach is to elicit and reinforce your positive attributes and competencies and to... Read More
My success is based on your feeling better at the end of our session than at the beginning and by your progress in addressing the challenges you face from one session to the next. I have been a counselor and psychotherapy... Read More
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  • Languages:English,Hebrew
  • Experience:13 years

Cheryl Williams

MA
3 years experience
Hello. I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT). I have a passion to help individuals and couples find their way to wholeness and good mental health. I have over 8 years of experience working in the mental health industry. I earned a Master of Arts Degree in Counseling Psychology. There comes a time in everyone’s life when they really need someone safe to talk to. They need someone who will not... Read More
Hello. I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT). I have a passion to help individuals and couples find their way to wholeness and good mental health. I have over 8 years of experience working in the mental... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:3 years

Meredith Roudebush-Albaugh

MSW,LCSW
13 years experience
Reaching out for support during a difficult time can be challenging and even scary. I commend you for your courage in reaching out! I consider it a great honor to have the opportunity to walk alongside the individuals I work with in therapy during what are often times the most painful or challenging times in their lives. I graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with my Master's in Clinical Social Work in 2006 and I have... Read More
Reaching out for support during a difficult time can be challenging and even scary. I commend you for your courage in reaching out! I consider it a great honor to have the opportunity to walk alongside the individuals I work... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:13 years

Shira Mehrnia

LMFT
10 years experience
I am a marriage and family therapist licensed in Los Angeles, CA with extensive experience in many areas of mental health. My goal is to help my clients expand their capacity for trust and intimacy in relationships and improve their overall quality of life. I help people struggling with depression, anxiety, low self esteem, relationship issues and women suffering from prepartum and postpartum depression. I have significant experience in the treatment of eating disorders... Read More
I am a marriage and family therapist licensed in Los Angeles, CA with extensive experience in many areas of mental health. My goal is to help my clients expand their capacity for trust and intimacy in relationships and improve... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:10 years

Ellen Suski

LCSW
4 years experience
Hello. I am a licensed social worker in California. I began practicing in the mental health/behavioral health field in 2011. I originally was licensed in Maryland in 2015 but then returned to California in 2016. Since starting in the field, I have worked with individuals ranging in age from 4 years old to 52 years old; most experience working with individuals between the ages of 10 and 35. I have experience working with individuals experiencing... Read More
Hello. I am a licensed social worker in California. I began practicing in the mental health/behavioral health field in 2011. I originally was licensed in Maryland in 2015 but then returned to California in 2016. Since starting in the field,... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:4 years

Tim Whetzel

LMFT,MA
18 years experience
Having worked in therapeutic relationships with individuals for the past eighteen years, I concur with the research which indicates the therapeutic relationship is the most important part of the healing process. To quote form Dante's Inferno, “Midway along the journey of our life I woke to find myself in a dark wood, for I had wandered off from the straight path." This sentence encapsulates the feelings many clients bring to therapy, the... Read More
Having worked in therapeutic relationships with individuals for the past eighteen years, I concur with the research which indicates the therapeutic relationship is the most important part of the healing process. To quote form Dante's Inferno, “Midway along... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:18 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

Estela Isla

LMFT
6 years experience
Some of us experience difficult times in our lives and we can feel alone. We may feel hopeless, disoriented, or challenged. Imagine a space where you can share your feelings, your concerns, and your thoughts with a professional. A space where you feel comfortable to share and to discuss difficult issues in your life. I am here to help. I have been working in the mental health field for 12 years and have been working... Read More
Some of us experience difficult times in our lives and we can feel alone. We may feel hopeless, disoriented, or challenged. Imagine a space where you can share your feelings, your concerns, and your thoughts with a professional. A space... Read More
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  • Languages:English,Spanish
  • Experience:6 years

Sheree Earle

LCSW
32 years experience
I have been working in the field of clinical social work, here in Southern California, for over 30 years. Working in both clinic and private practice settings, I have extensive experience with an array of populations and their mental health challenges. I have the most experience working with clients dealing with anxiety, depression, trauma related issues as well as LGBTQ+ issues. I am client centered, utilizing various interventions taken from a range of therapeutic approaches.... Read More
I have been working in the field of clinical social work, here in Southern California, for over 30 years. Working in both clinic and private practice settings, I have extensive experience with an array of populations and their mental health... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:32 years

Sheila Baghbeh

LMFT
10 years experience
Welcome to taking the first step in making yourself a priority! I have been seeing clients since 2005 and have been a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist since 2012. My basic philosophy in my life and regarding therapy is that most of us have the answers buried deep within ourselves regarding what we want for our lives, but due to past and present traumas and fear, we have difficulty accessing those thoughts and therefore remain... Read More
Welcome to taking the first step in making yourself a priority! I have been seeing clients since 2005 and have been a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist since 2012. My basic philosophy in my life and regarding therapy is that... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:10 years

Overview of Mental Resources in Burbank, California

Looking for a mental health professional takes time and effort, no matter where you live. However, despite the unique challenges of a region such as Burbank, California, there are experienced professionals available there who can offer you the quality mental health care you deserve.

Known of as the “Media Capitol of the World,” this suburb of Los Angeles is the headquarters for such media and entertainment luminaries as The Walt Disney Company, Warner Brothers Entertainment and Nickelodeon Animation Studios. It also has its share of parks and recreation, including the Johnny Carson Park, Griffith Park and Bette Davis Park.

While most manufacturing has left the area, the Burbank Airport was once the home of Lockheed’s Skunk Works which produced such top-secret projects as the U2 spy plane. The city was also once home to Moreland’s Motor Truck Company, aerospace supplier Menasco Manufacturing Company, and Jergens lotions and soaps.

Mental Health Statistics for Burbank California

For those living in Burbank, illegal drug use averages are about 1% lower than for the state of California. This is also reflective of the number of those who feel badly about themselves, which comes in at 20.1% vs the state average of 20.9%.

Using data from a 2001 survey, we also see that those feeling “downhearted and sad” was at 4.4%, which is above the California average of 3.8%, although those who needed help with mental health within the same year was only slightly above the state average of 15.1%.

However, despite Los Angeles County being California’s most populous county, suicide rates between 2008 and 2010 were around 8 per 100,000, which was lowest in the state.

Unfortunately, for those who felt depressed all or most of the time, or were diagnosed with a major depressive disorder, 29% did not have health insurance, and 38% reported they were unable to afford care or counseling.

Burbank’s Unique Mental Health Concerns

When it comes to causes of mental illness in Burbank, there are some weather, crime, and social economic status factors which are unique to the region, such as:

  • With its above average sunshine and temperatures, the weather in Burbank helps improve the prevalence of depression in the region. This is in contrast to colder and cloudier regions which may have a higher prevalence of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), which studies show is a real factor for many.
  • In 2016, crime in the city was low at 190 incidents per 100,000 population. This is in distinct contrast to the national average of 280.5, which likely also has a positive effect on mental health in the region.
  • For 2016, the median household income in Burbank was $72,618, which was above the California State average of $67,739. Unemployment rates for the city were also lower in 2015 at 5.0% vs the state average of 5.5%. Combined, these factors likely have a positive influence on mental health in the city.

Divorce Rates

Another factor which affects mental health is divorce rate, which is only slightly higher in Burbank at 12% than the California average of 10%. This may be due to a variety of reasons, such as the higher average age (40.0  for Burbank vs the state average of 36.4), and higher average income, both of which studies show have a positive influence on marriage longevity.

Another factor with a positive influence on divorce rates in Los Angeles County is the high location quotient, or concentration of marriage counselors in the region. At 3.9, it is substantially higher than the national average of 1.

Mental Health Resources in Burbank

There are currently around 272 mental health professionals per 100,000 people in Burbank. With the total US average for psychiatrists being 7.79 per 100,000 in 2011, this points to a high number of mental health resources available in the area.

At $11,222, Los Angeles County Medicare reimbursements were also highest in the state.

Finding Suitable Mental Health Treatment in Burbank

Since Burbank’s number of healthcare professionals per capita is higher on average than many other metropolitan regions, searching for the right practitioner for your needs may be a daunting task.

This is why we are here to help you find counselors in your area which fit your needs and budget, and all in one convenient directory.

So rather than spending hours on the phone looking for a therapist using your insurance company’s referral service, you can now navigate the process far more quickly and easily, and without all the inconvenient paperwork.

By providing mental health resources for those residing in Burbank, anyone seeking therapy, or the advice of a mental healthcare professional can now get the help they need, when they need it.