Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Hesperia , California

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Robert Bowmam

LMFT
24 years experience
I'm a warm and caring Licensed Marriage and Family therapist. I have been practicing for 23 years. I believe in building a trusting therapeutic relationship by paying attention to each client's personal needs in a compassionate and collaborative manner. You are the one who has taken a courageous step in meeting a challenge or challenges that life has given as an opportunity to grow as a human being and as your individual self. I... Read More
I'm a warm and caring Licensed Marriage and Family therapist. I have been practicing for 23 years. I believe in building a trusting therapeutic relationship by paying attention to each client's personal needs in a compassionate and collaborative manner.... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 24 years

Jonathan Meza

MS, LPCC
4 years experience
Hello! I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in California with over 10 years of combined unlicensed and licensed experience in the mental health field providing services for young children, adolescents, & adults. Are you dealing with depression, anxiety, trauma, grief & loss, school or work trouble? Maybe a unique challenge with a transition or goal in your life? You are not alone, and I am here for you. I’ll share with you that... Read More
Hello! I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in California with over 10 years of combined unlicensed and licensed experience in the mental health field providing services for young children, adolescents, & adults. Are you dealing with depression, anxiety, trauma,... Read More
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  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Experience: 4 years

Jessica Vickers

MA, LMFT
6 years experience
Welcome, I’m Jessica, and my goal is to provide a supportive environment as well as to equip you with the tools you need to empower yourself and maintain positive changes in your life. I enjoy the work I do and find the therapeutic relationship to be a powerful component of this long-lasting change. I have my Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Communication from the University of California, Santa Barbara. My Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology... Read More
Welcome, I’m Jessica, and my goal is to provide a supportive environment as well as to equip you with the tools you need to empower yourself and maintain positive changes in your life. I enjoy the work I do and... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 6 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

Deborah Corey

LMFT
16 years experience
Hello, and congratulations for taking that important first step toward feeling better. My name is Deborah Corey and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in managing depression and anxiety, ADHD, relationship counseling, career counseling, grief and loss, conflict resolution, and social/communication skill building. I have been counseling people from all walks of life for over 15 years and I love what I do. My clients have told... Read More
Hello, and congratulations for taking that important first step toward feeling better. My name is Deborah Corey and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in managing depression and anxiety, ADHD, relationship counseling, career counseling, grief and... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 16 years

Hai Nguyen

9 years experience
I am honored to have the opportunity to meet you and explore areas of the heart, mind, and soul with you. I have fallen in love with studying "love" since a young age. It occurred to me that life gives us many paradoxes/contradictions such as: "Go through pain in order to heal". Since my awareness opened up to the vast internal world of the human mind, I strive to find the answer. In the combination... Read More
I am honored to have the opportunity to meet you and explore areas of the heart, mind, and soul with you. I have fallen in love with studying "love" since a young age. It occurred to me that life gives... Read More
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  • Languages: English, Vietnamese
  • Experience: 9 years

Wilson Bezerra-Flanders

MA, LPCC, LMHC
20 years experience
Hello. I am a psychotherapist in the San Francisco Bay Area. I went to Boston University for my Bachelor in Psychology Degree and to Harvard University for my graduate studies. I earned a Postgraduate Diploma at Mass. General Hospital, Dept. of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. I am licensed in several US states and I have been in the field for about 20 years. I have trained and worked in several settings, including... Read More
Hello. I am a psychotherapist in the San Francisco Bay Area. I went to Boston University for my Bachelor in Psychology Degree and to Harvard University for my graduate studies. I earned a Postgraduate Diploma at Mass. General Hospital,... Read More
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  • Languages: English, Portuguese
  • Experience: 20 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

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

An Overview of Mental Health in Hesperia, California

The city of Hesperia, California, was settled in the late 19th century and is located in San Bernardino County, just over 30 miles from the city of the same name. This city is home to 93,714 people according to 2016 data and has grown rapidly since the 1980s. However, certain types of violent crimes, such as rape and assault, have risen along with it. These issues, along with divorce and poverty, can create a variety of mental health problems among the populace and those in need of help either may not realize they require treatment or do not know where to find it.

Mental Disorder Causes in Hesperia

Despite Hesperia’s growth, there are many residents who suffer from depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, suicidal tendencies and eating disorders. These issues can develop in both men and women starting from their early teens and beyond. There are several conditions in the city that may be contributing to these disorders and include:

  • Poverty Among Minorities: Blacks and Hispanics living in Hesperia are much more likely to live below the nation’s poverty line of 12.3 percent, with blacks at the highest number of nearly 40 percent.
  • Unemployment: The rate of unemployment in Hesperia is 7.5 percent, which is higher than both the state and national averages of 5.5 and 4.7 percent.
  • Large Veteran Population: A large percentage of veterans who served in the Vietnam and the first Gulf War reside in Hesperia, and these individuals may have issues such as anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder, especially if they saw combat.

Statistics also show that the youth of Hesperia might be affected by mental health problems as well, with a youth suicide rate of 7.4 percent in San Bernardino County. Depression, family problems and other mental disorders have affected young people from the ages 15-24 and resulted in suicidal actions.

Insurance Gaps Cause a Lack of Mental Health Treatment

Although the overall number of uninsured residents in San Bernardino has dropped over the past few years, there are still some significant gaps in coverage. For example, 25 percent of Latinos in the county are uninsured, while young adults across the board were the largest age group to be without coverage. Some mental health services require pre-authorization from a general practitioner, and without insurance, it is unlikely that people in need will have access to such services.

The aforementioned poverty rates in Hesperia are also likely preventing individuals from getting the mental health care they need. In fact, most uninsured Californians say the cost of medical insurance is what prevents them from having the right kind of coverage. These gaps can cause mental health problems to increase because treatment is not available to everyone in the area.

Finding Mental Health Services in Hesperia

The ratio of patients to health care professionals in Hesperia and the surrounding area is 181 to every 100,000 people. However, since the entire population of San Bernardino County numbered well over two million in 2017, these numbers are quite disproportionate. Despite this, there are several places in Hesperia those who are struggling with mental illness can contact, including:

  • Behavioral Health Centers of America: This treatment center focuses on handling a variety of mental health issues including depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, self-harm and several different eating disorders. It serves the Hesperia area and treats patients of all ages. Both English and Spanish-speaking patients are accommodated.
  • The Recovery Village: this treatment center specializes in recovery from both alcohol and drug addiction. They also treat underlying mental health problems that may have triggered such issues.

You Can Find Help in Hesperia

Finding mental health services in Hesperia does not have to be difficult, even if you feel your needs are challenging or unique. E-Counseling.com can open doors to treatment with its extensive directory and help connect you with a suitable therapist in your area. It is important to remember that you are not alone in your struggle and that there is help available today that can put you on the road to mental wellness.