Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Norwalk, California

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


Douglas Mitchell

LMFT
6 years experience
Welcome! I would be honored to work with you! I am a psychotherapist (LMFT) licensed in California with my graduate degree in Expressive Arts Therapy from CIIS in San Francisco. I have many years of experience working as a counselor and life coach. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, sexuality, bipolar and ADHD. I'm sensitive to those who have suffered or experienced physical trauma or emotional... Read More
Welcome! I would be honored to work with you! I am a psychotherapist (LMFT) licensed in California with my graduate degree in Expressive Arts Therapy from CIIS in San Francisco. I have many years of experience working as a counselor 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

Lauren Rodriguez

MS, LMFT
15 years experience
Hello! My name is Lauren Rodriguez and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of California. I am a California native and lived there most of my life until recently. I obtained my Masters and Bachelors degrees in Psychology from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. I commend you on making the decision to begin counseling. Life is a struggle for everyone at some point and every single... Read More
Hello! My name is Lauren Rodriguez and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of California. I am a California native and lived there most of my life until recently. I obtained my Masters... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 15 years

Dr. Lukas Jaeggi

PhD
20 years experience
I am licensed psychologist and board-certified art therapist with over 20 years of experience helping individuals achieve their greatest potential. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, life transitions. I also helped many people who have experienced traumatic stress or abuse. My counseling style is empathic, nonjudgmental and encouraging. My approach integrates depth psychology, neuroscience and trauma theory. I will tailor our conversation and... Read More
I am licensed psychologist and board-certified art therapist with over 20 years of experience helping individuals achieve their greatest potential. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, life transitions.... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 20 years

Christin Frederick

MA, LMFT
3 years experience
I have a relational treatment approach which means that the relationship that develops between you and me is the most important ingredient for success. Because of this approach you can expect me to be somewhat casual and approachable. I use humor and compassion to create connection. This connection creates a safe place for us to exchange ideas, to talk about experiences and to share honestly with one another. I have 3 years of experience working... Read More
I have a relational treatment approach which means that the relationship that develops between you and me is the most important ingredient for success. Because of this approach you can expect me to be somewhat casual and approachable. I use... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 3 years

Laura Kluss

LCSW
5 years experience
I am a licensed clinical social worker in California, diving into my 5th year of clinical work and therapy. I have worked with clients with a wide range of symptoms including depression, anxiety, mood lability, anger management, substance abuse, thought disorders, relationship issues and grief. I have extensive experience working with people who have experienced trauma and abuse. I have worked in a community inpatient psychiatric hospital, state prisons, and now work with veterans at... Read More
I am a licensed clinical social worker in California, diving into my 5th year of clinical work and therapy. I have worked with clients with a wide range of symptoms including depression, anxiety, mood lability, anger management, substance abuse, thought... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 years

Sharon Valentino

LMFT, CAATC, RAS
8 years experience
I am a Solutions Focused Therapist for you: Do you want to work someone who is direct and Solutions oriented? Are you having challenges that rob you of the joy and success you deserve? Are you as happy as you want to be? Is your life working out the way you wanted and expected it to? We all cope with stressors in different ways. I help people deal with stress more successfully with caring, plus... Read More
I am a Solutions Focused Therapist for you: Do you want to work someone who is direct and Solutions oriented? Are you having challenges that rob you of the joy and success you deserve? Are you as happy as you... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 8 years

Luis Resendez

LMFT
9 years experience
I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT 86942) having received a Master’s degree from Pacific Oaks College in Pasadena. I have over eleven years of experience in the mental health field working with adults, children, and families. Many clients I have worked with have endured disorders such as depression, anxiety, ADHD, and family conflict. I have been trained in several modalities and evidenced based practices including Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy,... Read More
I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT 86942) having received a Master’s degree from Pacific Oaks College in Pasadena. I have over eleven years of experience in the mental health field working with adults, children, and families. ... Read More
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  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Experience: 9 years

Jennifer Yates

MC, LMFT
20 years experience
If you are looking to achieve more balance in your life, you are in the right place! You will experience healing, growth and change on your therapeutic journey with me. I believe it takes a great deal of courage to seek help, and I am here for you with genuine care and compassion. I will work with you from a holistic standpoint as I firmly believe that the mind and body are connected, and... Read More
If you are looking to achieve more balance in your life, you are in the right place! You will experience healing, growth and change on your therapeutic journey with me. I believe it takes a great deal of courage... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 20 years

Jack Grabon

LCSW, CPC
15 years experience
Hello there! I am a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) in California and New York. I have over 15 years of experience working as a psychotherapist and life/health coach. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, drug problems, existential or spiritual crises, trauma, relationship issues and weight loss. My counseling style is gentle and supportive, yet powerful. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion.... Read More
Hello there! I am a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) in California and New York. I have over 15 years of experience working as a psychotherapist and life/health coach. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 15 years

Overview of Mental Health Resources in Norwalk, California

Norwalk is a suburb about 15 miles outside of Los Angeles. It is a small town with a population just over 100,000 people. It offers the best of both worlds – it’s close enough to the city but far enough away that you can enjoy the quiet.

The median household income in Norwalk is just $61,000. Although it isn’t as low as some towns, it certainly is low for Los Angeles county.  The average property value is fairly high at almost $350,000. This number may represent an increase in value over the last decade or so. A lot of people who bought their homes years ago didn’t pay this much for their home. There is no way they could afford the mortgage and taxes on a median household income of $61,000.

The city is made up of all different ethnicities with over 65% of the population being made up of Hispanics. Over 50% of the families were made up of married couples. Only a very small percentage is made up of same sex couples.

Mental Health Statistics for Norwalk

Los Angeles County has slightly higher incidences of mental health issues when compared to the rest of California. Almost 10% of the people in Los Angeles County had experienced a serious mental health issue in the past year.

The people of Norwalk showed very high numbers when it came to adults who needed help for other mental and emotional issues. Almost 20% of all adults in Norwalk had been treated for some sort of emotional or mental issue in the past year. This is much higher than the rest of the state. It’s much higher than the rest of the country.

One of the greatest concerns in Los Angeles County is with teen mental health issues. Almost 23% of teens had been treated for some sort of mental health issue in Los Angeles County. This number is staggeringly high. When you consider how many more teens didn’t get treatment, the number of teens suffering from mental health issues in Norwalk is tremendous.

Impact of Not Receiving Treatment in Norwalk, California

There are plenty of mental health professionals available in Norwalk. There are over 300 mental health providers in the city. There are four times as many mental health professionals than there are doctors in the city. The problem is, people just don’t have access to these mental health resources.

A lack of mental health resources can lead to:

  • Suicide
  • Divorce
  • Criminal activity
  • Homelessness
  • Unemployment
  • Worsened mental health issues
  • Substance abuse

If people had easy, user-friendly access to mental health information, they would not end up in urgent care for a mental health illness. People need to be able to get treatment from specialists. They deserve access to this information.

What Makes Norwalk Unique When It Comes to Mental Health?

Norwalk seems to be a great place to live. You can work in busy Los Angeles and retreat to your suburban home in Norwalk, California. Property values are high and the median household income is fair. So, what factors can explain the high incidence of mental health issues in Norwalk?

  • Climate: Norwalk has some of the most ideal weather in the country. It is located right outside Los Angeles and they enjoy plenty of sunny days.
  • Economic: The median household income is $61,000 yet the poverty level is extremely high at almost 17%.
  • Culture: Norwalk is a commuter town. People work and socialize in nearby Los Angeles and then retire in the evenings to their beds in suburban Norwalk.

Divorce Rate in Norwalk

The divorce rate in Norwalk is amongst the lowest in California at just 7.3%. This is considerably low when you consider that more than half the people in Norwalk are married. One of the reasons the divorce rate is so low is the high proportion of Hispanic people in the city. Norwalk is over 65% Hispanic. Hispanic people tend to place a higher price on marriage. They are less inclined to give up on their marriage.

Mental Health Resources in Norwalk

There are plenty of mental health professionals in Norwalk. There are over 300 mental health professionals in the city. However, most people in Norwalk can’t afford private treatment. Although the median household income is fair at $61,000, the per capita income is much lower at just over $20,000.

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E-Counseling believes that everyone deserves access to good mental health. Whether it’s a serious mental illness or just a short-term emotional crisis, everyone is entitled to mental health treatment. People need access to mental health information and resources. E-Counseling offers a unique directory to gain access to mental health resources.