Therapists in Highland, CA and Nearby Locations

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Are you unsatisfied with one or more areas of your life? I partner with my clients to empower them to make the changes necessary to bring their realities in line with the lives they truly want. In this way, I collaborate with each individual,...
Janee Young
LMFT, LMFT-Supervisor
Teletherapy for Clients In:

California

Hey there! I'm Janee Young, a licensed marriage and family therapist at Confidence and Clarity. I'm here to help you rock your confidence and discover the inner clarity you've been searching for. With a quirky and compassionate approach, my toolkit...
Nathalie Nann
M.Sc. MFT Certified CTS
In-Person Sessions:

Los Angeles, California

How would your life change if you started therapy today? How would it look like if you didn’t? By looking at my profile you have taken the first step towards overall health and personal development. I understand that everyone enters therapy at a...
Ron Gray
LMFT, MA,
In-Person Sessions:

Orange, California

 I am a highly experienced Christian counselor having worked with a large variety of client populations in various settings. My passion and focus is couple and family relationship building and repair. I work with highly distressed couples hoping to...
Catherine Ferrari
LMFT, LPCC
In-Person Sessions:

Corona, California

I specialize in individual, couples, family, and child therapy. I manage a private practice in Corona, California. I am able to help with a variety of issues that include trauma resolution, cancer support, parenting concerns, ADHD, behavioral...
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Irvine, California

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California

We all possess an innate ability to make healthy changes. No matter how distressing life stressors are, I believe that you can become more emotionally effective and take charge of your life! Backed by neuroscience on attachment and relationships, I...
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Los Angeles, California

Teletherapy for Clients In:

California

Do you have “sticky” self-defeating thoughts that won’t leave you alone? Do you “know” you’re good enough but don’t “feel” it? Have you suffered the loss of a pet or loved one and struggling to find someone who “gets it”? I am...
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Glendale, California

Teletherapy for Clients In:

California

Please see my website to learn about me and my practice. www.kristincantella.com
Jan Covyeau
AMFT, MA
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Irvine, California

Teletherapy for Clients In:

California

Do you find the relationships in your life lacking connection? Relationships can make life worth living or they can make your life challenging. Whether it is a marriage that isn't going well, a parent/child relationship that never seems to work or...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

California

Lucy Cotter, LMFT is dedicated to Narrative Therapy and the power it gives clients to rewrite their own stories. From such challenges as relationship issues, life transitions or anxiety, Lucy brings many years of experience to helping clients...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

California

With an AA/BA/MA in Psychology and Marriage and Family Therapy, 8 years as an MFT, 10 years as a mental health counselor, and 10 years as an educator, I bring a lot of training and experience to your situation. I've been told many times that my...
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Los Angeles, California

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California

Do you feel like you have a hard time controlling your emotions? Do you have trouble expressing yourself or reacting destructively? If your emotions are getting in the way of your relationships, school, career, or overall life satisfaction, you...
Christine Luu
LCSW, MSW
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California

Christine is passionate about mental health because she has struggled with mental health issues and depression herself. She could feel and understand that it is something very difficult to live with daily without support. As an Asian American...
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California

Hi, I'm Natalie. I empower ambitious, creative millennials who are ready to walk through fear and transform limiting patterns to create the life, career and relationships of their dreams. Utilizing the best of Western psychology and Eastern...
Marci Reiss
LCSW, DSW
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Los Angeles, California

There are so many therapists out there, so how do you find the therapist that is right for you? It starts with expertise – who has the expertise to treat the conditions you find the most challenging? Most therapists can treat anxiety and...
Christina Johnson
LMFT, Masters Degree
In-Person Sessions:

Huntington Beach, California

Whether you are struggling with depression, anxiety, a broken heart, a divorce, past trauma, a death, there is hope. Is something from your past affecting your present and destroying your hope for the future? Feeling better is about trying something...
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California

Do you need help managing anxiety, raising self esteem, or handling daily stress? I can help! My speciality is helping adult clients manage anxiety and stress using CBT, mindfulness, goal-setting and positive psychology techniques. Therapy and...
Laura Lee Townsend
LMFT, LPCC 15
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California

YOU JUST WANT TO FEEL BETTER. Trauma has turned you into someone you don’t even recognize. You’re constantly on edge and can’t sleep. If sleep does come, it’s often restless and filled with nightmares. You lash out at the people you love...
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Long Beach, California

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California

Thirty years as talent in radio led to a career change in 2011. After thinking about being a therapist for many years, I'm doing work I love, in particular work with couples in crisis. I also work with individuals and families. My life experiences...
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Sierra Madre, California

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California

Rubina is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Registered Play Therapist. She has a private practice at Sync Counseling Center in Sierra Madre. She received her Masters of Arts in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Clinical...
Suzanne Riedel
LMFT, EMDR
In-Person Sessions:

Orange, California

Sometimes, self-acceptance comes with some obstacles. Trauma, secrets, life stressors and messages we’ve received throughout life leave us feeling inadequate or lost. As an individual, couple or family, it takes courage to begin a journey toward...
Katya Kosarenko
LCSW, Sensorimotor Psychotherapist
In-Person Sessions:

Los Angeles, California

Katya Kosarenko, LCSW, is a licensed clinical social worker with expertise in PTSD, complex trauma, depression, anxiety, chronic illness, relationship issues and life transitions. She has a private practice in West LA, where she also provides...
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Los Angeles, California

After 25 years in the film industry as a film editor and composer, I went back to school, receiving a masters' degree in Clinical Psychology at Antioch University, Los Angeles. Following a three-year internship, I received my license as a Marriage...
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Newport Beach, California

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California

So you have a new baby. And it's nothing like you thought it would be. The sleepless nights, the frustrations around breastfeeding, and the general feeling of loss of control are just getting to you. You haven't showered in days, don't feel like...

An Overview of Mental Health in Highland, California

Highland, California is a city located in San Bernardino County with a total population of over 56,000 people. It is a relatively young city that was incorporated into the state of California in 1987. The city is divided into two regions including East Highland and West Highland. A majority of the population lives on the east side of the city where newly developed housing is located. In general, the eastern side is a higher income area while the west side is lower income.

Although Highland’s median household income of $55,130 is close to the national income, 20.1% of residents are living below the poverty line. This is likely partly due to the high cost of living in the city. The cost of living index for Highland is 118.6, which is mostly attributed to expensive housing. There is much research that suggests a strong link between mental health and poverty since the prevalence of mental health, substance abuse disorders, and suicidal thoughts increases with individuals living below the poverty line. It is hypothesized that poverty can lead to and worsen symptoms of mental illness and that mental illness can also lead someone into poverty and even homelessness.

In addition, 13% of residents in Highland do not have health insurance. While nationally the rate of uninsured has decreased, there are still communities like Highland where a lack of insurance prevents individuals with mental health concerns from getting the treatment they need. In California, 18.46% of the population with a disability, which comes out to 1,006,308 Californians, claimed they could not see a doctor due to costs.

In recent years, the impact and prevalence of mental illness have become a hot topic in the United States. From the stigma surrounding mental illness to difficulties accessing treatment, there is still much that needs to be done to help address mental health concerns countrywide. One step in this process is ensuring that those living with mental illnesses, including those in Highland, California, are aware of what resources and services they can access to better their lives and improve their mental health.

Mental Health Concerns in Highland, California

In California, there are approximately 5,072,000 adults living with a mental illness and 393,000 youth who have had at least one major depressive episode in the last year. However, 62.3% of these individuals, or about 3,157,000 adults, reported that they did not see treatment.

In Highland, statistics reveal that the poverty rate is highest among minorities. While only 8.69% of whites in the city are living below the poverty line, 26.20% of Hispanics, 20.38% of Asians, 20.46% of African Americans, and 35.84% of Native Americans are living in poverty. Since poverty and mental illness are strongly tied together, there is likely a high prevalence of mental health issues in these communities. This problem is exacerbated by the fact that minorities are less likely than white Americans to access treatment. In addition to the disparity of mental health services available to minority groups, minorities often receive lower quality of care when they do receive it.

Another concern in Highland is that only 77.3% of adults in the city aged over 25 years old have a high school degree. Among the Hispanic population, the high school graduation rate is as low as 62.19%. In Highland, those who don’t have a high school degree make significantly less than high school graduates and those with college degrees. Unfortunately, studies conducted throughout the world have shown that dropping out of school, both in high school and college, is often caused to some extent by mental illness. In addition, the financial strain that can result from dropping out of high school can also lead to mental health issues in the future.

Major consequences that can result when mental health problems are left untreated include:

  • Suicide
  • Homelessness
  • Incarceration
  • Substance Abuse
  • Feelings of Isolation

Cities like Highland must prioritize the treatment of mental health in their communities and make it easier for individuals to access the care that they need.