Lynwood, California Therapists

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

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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,...
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Thanks for visiting! I received my doctorate degree in Social Work at The University of Sydney in Australia and I am a licensed social worker in CA #78087. I also have a background in counseling and psychology. My parents are from Taiwan and...
Amanda Stemen
LCSW, MS
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California

During this incredibly uncertain time you may be feeling anxious, sad, angry, and confused. You might be isolated or suffering from too much togetherness. Important plans have been put on hold. You can't use your usual coping tools (going outside,...
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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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Los Angeles, California

I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.  I have been treating OCD and anxiety disorders for 15 years in private practice. In addition to treating clients in private practice I am a therapist at the UCLA OCD Adult Intensive Treatment Program....
Michel Horvat
LMFT, MFC
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Los Angeles, California

I am an interactive, creative, solution-focused therapist. My therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. I integrate complementary methodologies and techniques to...
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Los Angeles, California

I  am a licensed psychotherapist in private practice. My practice is built around a strong belief in human resilience and intrinsic capacity to overcome challenges. Without this belief I would not be able to impact lives of so many. I feel...
Oriana Murphy
MA, CADC-II, LCSW, EMDR Trainee
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Los Angeles, California

I believe deeply in the value of being heard - something that many of us feel we have never experienced. I meet my clients with authenticity, transparency, and strengths-based solutions - characteristics that I have found to be "easier said than...
Susan Clayton
MA, LMFT, LPCC
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Los Angeles, California

I am passionate about helping my clients and I approach therapy with mindfulness, paying particular attention to the mind/body connection. We can make the conscious choice to learn and grow through our traumas, giving our lives deep meaning,...
Patricia Emberley
LMFT, LPC, LMHC, LPC,
Teletherapy for Clients In:

California

Are you feeling that a relationship or your life is not going the way you want? You may have a clear awareness of why this is or you may not. Are you having difficulty with someone you work with? Are you having difficulty with someone you work...
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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...
Nathalie Nann
M.Sc. MFT Certified CTS
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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...
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Los Angeles, California

The moment you walk through the door we work at a pace that is appropriate for your needs, establishing sustainable goals and milestones throughout your healing process. I am invested in your emotional health and happiness and will assist you in...
Katya Kosarenko
LCSW, Sensorimotor Psychotherapist
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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

Elana Clark-Faler, LCSW, CSAT-S, CST, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCS 23340), Certified Sex Addiction Therapist and Supervisor (CSAT-S), and a Certified Multiple Addiction Therapist and Supervisor (CMAT-S), through the International...
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...
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California

Are you ready for a change?? I'm here to help you. I have worked with people from all backgrounds and concerns. My specialties are managing stress, trauma recovery/healing, Grief and Loss/Bereavement and Victims of Crime. I also have worked with...
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California

Are you struggling with Fear, Anxiety and Stress due to the Coronavirus and have concerns to go into therapy? If you have time during your day you have time for quality solution based therapy to deal with the current situation. As an innovator, Dr....
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Los Angeles, California

Teletherapy for Clients In:

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...
Chrissy Comlish
LMFT, LMFT-Supervisor
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California

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family therapist on the East side of Los Angeles. My education and training have led to working with people from diverse cultural and socioeconomic background, sexual orientations, and gender preference. For over 8 years...
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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...
Su Lim
LMFT
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California

I specialize in the treatment of anxiety, stress management and insomnia, and how these can adversely affect your relationships and daily life. My style is interactive and direct, and I am passionate about helping clients work through areas where...
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Los Angeles, California

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California, Louisiana

I’m offering virtual therapy via phone, Skype, FaceTime, and Zoom so that you can feel safe while working with me. Reach out to me, or furnish your contact info so that I can reach out to you, and we can get you started on feeling better today. My...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

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Do you struggle with negative thoughts and feelings? Do you find yourself in a pattern of unwanted behaviors? Do you have a hard time setting boundaries and speaking up for yourself and your needs? You deserve a space to be vulnerable! A place where...

An Overview of Mental Health in Lynwood, California

Twenty minutes south of Los Angeles you’ll find a relatively quiet suburb called Lynwood. The town’s residents are known for being friendly and many in the community feel connected to their neighbors. It has a vibrant Latino population, lots of parks and shopping centers and easy freeway access. Housing is a little more affordable than other parts of California, but it’s still expensive compared to other parts of the US. In recent years, public school education has been improving.

Across California, mental health is recognized as one of the main chronic illnesses Californians have to face. In Lynwood, residents may also face health challenges from the following situations.

  • Crime: The rates for violent crime are higher in Lynwood than in California or the US overall. While some residents report it’s only a problem after dark, crime of any sort and at any time can result in fear, anxiety and other forms of psychological distress.
  • Challenges Non-natives Face: 3% of residents in Lynwood were born abroad and 84.4% speak a language other than English at home. This diversity is wonderful, but it can be difficult to adjust to a new country, culture and language.
  • Poverty: An estimated 22.7% of Lynwood residents live in poverty. The effects of poverty on mental and physical health are complex.
  • Lower Education Levels: Only 54.2% of adults in Lynwood have graduated from high school. This rate is much lower than the rate of graduates across California and the US. Lack of education can lead to multiple challenges including fewer employment opportunities which can perpetuate the cycle of poverty.
  • Wildfires: Many parts of California have been damaged by wildfires in recent months and years. LA County is no exception. Natural disasters can have mental health effects in addition to physical health and property damages.
  • Obesity: 32% of adults in Lynwood are considered obese. Individuals who are significantly overweight can face both physical and mental health challenges.

The Challenge of Finding a Suitable Therapist in Lynwood

Residents in California are at high risk of not getting the mental health support they need due to a state-wide shortage of psychiatrists. In Lynwood, the large percentage of the population living in poverty and the 21.7% without health insurance are likely to face financial barriers to receiving care.

Non-profits and community centers may provide no- or low-cost services to people who qualify. Free support groups and crisis help lines can be great resources to those who can’t access traditional mental health care. Some newer forms of therapy such as online text and video support may be available at a lower fee as well.

The large non-English speaking population in Lynwood may also find it difficult to access care in their native language. The majority of the city’s residents speaks Spanish. Even if they speak English as a second language, therapy is often most effective when sessions are held in a patient’s first language. Increasingly, hospitals and other health care providers are recognizing the need to provide services in languages other than English.

Mental Health Resources in Lynwood

Despite these challenges, there are resources available to Lynwood residents. If you or a loved one need help, there’s a range of male and female licensed marriage and family therapists, licensed clinical social workers and licensed clinical psychologists ready to offer support.

These therapists have experience working with clients on many of life’s challenges including stress, grief, trauma, anxiety, career difficulties, anger management and relationship issues. They can also assist individuals dealing with mental illnesses such as depression, addiction, bipolar disorder, etc. Some counselors specialize in helping those dealing with chronic illnesses or serving as caregivers as well.

They have worked in multiple settings including group homes, community counseling centers, drug and alcohol treatment centers, schools, hospitals, out-patient treatment centers and private practice. Their treatment styles draw from cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, mindfulness-based practices, acceptance and commitment therapy and more. Your counselor will work with you to design a care plan that fits your unique situation and needs.

Find a Therapist in Lynwood

At E-Counseling, we maintain an online directory of therapists to make the process of finding a care provider a little easier. No matter what you are dealing with, these professionals can be trusted to provide the compassion and caring attention you deserve.