Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Menifee, California

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

Jasmynn Smith

MA, LMFT
8 years experience
I earned my M.A. in clinical psychology with a focus in marriage and family therapy from Pepperdine University in 2012. Since then, I have worked extensively with children, adolescents, and adults. Additionally, I have worked as a Residential Assistant in a group treatment home for women with Borderline Personality Disorder and emotion regulation issues. Currently, I work as a primary therapist at an outpatient group practice in the South Bay region of Los Angeles where... Read More
I earned my M.A. in clinical psychology with a focus in marriage and family therapy from Pepperdine University in 2012. Since then, I have worked extensively with children, adolescents, and adults. Additionally, I have worked as a Residential Assistant in... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 8 years

Brigette Girardey

MA, LMFT
10 years experience
Hello! My name is Brigette and I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in East Bay, California. I have 10 years experience working with clients, providing therapeutic counseling services. I have worked with a diverse population of clients ranging from children, teens, adults, and elders. I provide services for individuals and families assisting with issues such as depression, isolation, anxiety, self esteem, trauma, loss, relationship issues, parenting issues, and more. I enjoy working with... Read More
Hello! My name is Brigette and I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in East Bay, California. I have 10 years experience working with clients, providing therapeutic counseling services. I have worked with a diverse population of clients ranging... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years

Patricia Hamilton

LMFT-S
12 years experience
Thank you for reading my profile. I am a mother, sister, daughter, wife, stepmother, mother-in-law, grandmother, divorcee, widow, and friend. I come to this work as well experienced in life as in training. I did my undergraduate work in Speech Pathology/Audiology and Psychology and my graduate degree is in Counseling Psychology, with a specialty in Marriage Family Therapy. I have additional training in Cognitive Behavior, Family Systems, Grief and Trauma, Narrative,... Read More
Thank you for reading my profile. I am a mother, sister, daughter, wife, stepmother, mother-in-law, grandmother, divorcee, widow, and friend. I come to this work as well experienced in life as in training. I did my undergraduate... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 12 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

Joshua Skinner

LMFT
5 years experience
I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with experience in working with couples and individuals. I have been practicing since 2013 and am licensed in California which requires 3000 clinical hours prior to licensure, and am and now licensed in Tennessee as well. I have also been working with BetterHelp since October of 2017. I have experience working with a variety of issues but specialize in work surrounding stress and trauma. Much... Read More
I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with experience in working with couples and individuals. I have been practicing since 2013 and am licensed in California which requires 3000 clinical hours prior to licensure, and am and now... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 years

Natalie McBroom

MA, LMFT
15 years experience
I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California with over 10 years of experience working as a behavioral coach, mental health counselor, a Christian counselor, and a community psychotherapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including stress, anxiety, depression, abuse and trauma, bipolar disorders, PTSD, AD/HD, and schizophrenia. During this time, I have helped people with grief and loss issues, life transitions, relationship roles, and learning coping... Read More
I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California with over 10 years of experience working as a behavioral coach, mental health counselor, a Christian counselor, and a community psychotherapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 15 years

Anush Petrosyan

LMFT
7 years experience
I am a sex-positive therapist that has completed Gottman's Level 3 Couples Therapy training. with this training I focus on improving couple's communication, connection, and intimacy. I have a minor in sex therapy and am very comfortable discussing and working through sexual trauma and issues. I am kink-friendly, poly-friendly and take an non-judgmental, education approach to therapy. I have knowledge and experience with individuals in alternative lifestyles, and ethically non-monogamous relationships. I am also available to... Read More
I am a sex-positive therapist that has completed Gottman's Level 3 Couples Therapy training. with this training I focus on improving couple's communication, connection, and intimacy. I have a minor in sex therapy and am very comfortable discussing and working... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 7 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

Tim Leslie

LMFT
9 years experience
I received my M.A. in Clinical Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy Specialization in 2011. Since then, I have worked with children and adults both individually as well as with couples and families in Residential, Intensive Outpatient and Outpatient settings. I tailor my approach to what would be best for the client needs at the time. As a result, I have experience providing both brief and more solution focused therapy as well as therapy geared towards... Read More
I received my M.A. in Clinical Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy Specialization in 2011. Since then, I have worked with children and adults both individually as well as with couples and families in Residential, Intensive Outpatient and Outpatient settings. I... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 9 years

An Overview of Mental Health in Menifee, California

Stunning mountain views make Menifee, California, a beautiful and desirable place to call home. The 90,595 residents of this Southern California city have access to numerous local amenities including a library, waterpark, museum and other attractions. Menifee is also located within close proximity to some of the state’s largest metropolitan cities including Riverside, Los Angeles and San Diego.

In comparison to other towns across the nation, the people of Menifee are relatively safe. The crime rate is lower than state and national average. This is especially evident in terms of violent crimes, such as murder, rape, assault and robbery. Per 100,000 citizens across the United States, 383 are impacted by reported violence. In California that number rises to 449, however, Menifee’s violent crime rate is 70 percent lower than the rest of the state at 136.

Spectacular views, engaging activities and a sense of security all positively impact the mental health of the Menifee population. Still, according to the California Health Care Foundation, 15.4 percent of the state’s adults suffer from some form of mental illness. Psychological disorders are often rooted in genetics, yet can be buffered or exacerbated by environmental influences.

Climate in Menifee, California

One environmental aspect heavily dependent on locale is climate. In Menifee, there are about 70 more sunny days per year than the typical city. The average temperature ranges 50 to 77 degrees year-round, making outdoor excursions the norm. Exposure to sunshine, fresh air and exercise improves physical health and mood.

Unfortunately, there is a downside to the weather patterns of California. There are significantly more fires and earthquakes in this region of the United States, at times with devastating effects. Earthquake activity in and around Menifee is 703 percent greater than the national average. In 2018 alone, there were 876,124 acres of Californian land destroyed by flames. Bearing witness to or experiencing a traumatic event, such as a natural disaster, can trigger post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This experientially induced psychological disorder often necessitates therapeutic intervention.

Those in Riverside County also suffer from man-made impacts on the surrounding environment. The air quality and pollution indices in Menifee are significantly higher than other areas across the nation. Air qualify ranks in 70 percent worse than the national average, while pollution is a disconcerting 349 percent poorer. Due to this, those with respiratory conditions, allergies or of advanced age may remain isolated indoors more often causing feelings of sadness or anxiety.

Menifee’s Household Composition

The majority of households in Menifee are occupied by families. Approximately half of all residents are married, similar to the national average. Although the overall divorce rate in the state of California is 6.9 percent, Menifee rates slightly higher at 12.81 percent, which is also greater than the national rate of 10.92 percent. Divorce impacts not only the involved adults, but also their children. As just about 36 percent of wedded unions in Menifee have kids living at home, there is a bigger need for marriage counseling when conflicts occur.

Mental Health Resources in Menifee, California

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, approximately one in five adults suffer from mental illness in the United States. Sadly, the majority of people suffering from emotional distress do not receive professional help. Only 37 percent of California residents with psychological needs receive mental health support services, compared to 43.1 percent across the nation.

In Menifee, there are a multitude of counseling resources available. Local therapists specialize in treating relationship issues, family conflict, self-esteem, career difficulties, stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, grief, depression and countless other areas that impact quality of life. Counselors typically offer a variety of therapeutic options such as individual, couples or group therapy based on your specific situation. When looking for support for yourself or a loved one, make sure you connect with a professional with expertise in your area of need.

At E-Counseling, we understand that there is a lot of mental health information out there. It can feel overwhelming finding the right support, especially when you are already feeling stressed. Our goal is to connect you with quality, professional counselors near you through an easy to use online therapist directory. Let us focus on the details while you concentrate on taking the first step towards improved emotional well-being.