Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Rancho Cucamonga, California

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


Andrea Gialanella

LCSW
20 years experience
Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 20 years of experience working as therapist and family counselor. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, bullying, and peer pressure, with a special focus on social skills and academics. My counseling style friendly and encouraging. I believe that deep down, we all know what we crave and need emotionally, and my work focuses on helping others understand... Read More
Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 20 years of experience working as therapist and family counselor. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, bullying, and peer pressure, with a... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:20 years

Maryam Aziz

LCSW
11 years experience
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and I realize that seeking help may not be easy, whether you are just beginning or continuing your therapeutic journey. Nonetheless, seeking help is a powerful and courageous step to take and my goal is to provide a safe, comfortable and nonjudgmental place for you to express yourself. Throughout my clinical career, I have had the privilege of working with multiple populations from children, adolescents, adults, couples and... Read More
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and I realize that seeking help may not be easy, whether you are just beginning or continuing your therapeutic journey. Nonetheless, seeking help is a powerful and courageous step to take and my... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:11 years

Markroel Solte

LCSW94351
5 years experience
I'm a prior service combat veteran who has transitioned into the field of social work. My life experiences and desire to help others brought me into the working profession. I am currently a licensed clinical social worker and I have been managing an outpatient substance abuse facility for the last three years. My experiences included working with both adults and transitional aged youth experiencing substance abuse addictions as well as mental health issues. ... Read More
I'm a prior service combat veteran who has transitioned into the field of social work. My life experiences and desire to help others brought me into the working profession. I am currently a licensed clinical social worker and... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:5 years

Nadja Zapasov

MA,LMFT
18 years experience
Nadja Zapasov (MA, LMFT) ABOUT ME Welcome! I salute you on your choice to get help in moving forward in your life. Once you have made that decision, your own positive energy will support you and guide you to the next level. Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. Begin it now.” William Hutchison Murray The energy of one’s thoughts has the power to create an extraordinary life (or not). Directing your... Read More
Nadja Zapasov (MA, LMFT) ABOUT ME Welcome! I salute you on your choice to get help in moving forward in your life. Once you have made that decision, your own positive energy will support you and guide you to the next level. Whatever you... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:18 years

Shawnnell Pugh

LCSW,MSW,BS
13 years experience
Welcome! I am a licensed psychotherapist with 14 years plus experience providing therapy, counseling and guidance services to Individuals, Couples, Young and aging adults and families. I received my Master of Social Degree with an emphasis in Public Child Welfare from the University of Southern California in 2007. I specialize in various areas such as: Women issues, Depression, Anxiety, Anger issues, Behavioral, Addiction, Spirituality issues, Grief and Loss, Relationship Issues, Sexual/Intimacy Issues, Trauma, and... Read More
Welcome! I am a licensed psychotherapist with 14 years plus experience providing therapy, counseling and guidance services to Individuals, Couples, Young and aging adults and families. I received my Master of Social Degree with an emphasis in Public Child... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:13 years

Alfred Carter

LMFT
16 years experience
Do you want to overcome the obstacles preventing you from being your best self? My name is Alfred Renard Carter and I'm a Licensed Psychotherapist. My clinical experience and specializations are Depression, Anxiety, Stress management and relationship dynamics (couple/marriage/family). I take a strength-based approach to empower you to overcome the psychological and emotional distress you're experiencing. I'm eclectic from a theoretical standpoint. However, I lean towards Cognitive Behavioral and Humanistic Existential theories as a... Read More
Do you want to overcome the obstacles preventing you from being your best self? My name is Alfred Renard Carter and I'm a Licensed Psychotherapist. My clinical experience and specializations are Depression, Anxiety, Stress management and relationship dynamics (couple/marriage/family). I... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:16 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

Celia Garcia

LMFT
4 years experience
I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I have been working with clients for the past 4 years. I have aid clients when in crisis, I provide clients with case management services when resources are needed (i.e housing, educational, financial and parenting). I help clients manage some of the daily barriers that can cause destress on a person and those around them. My sessions are usually tailored to the client and their individual needs.... Read More
I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I have been working with clients for the past 4 years. I have aid clients when in crisis, I provide clients with case management services when resources are needed (i.e housing, educational,... Read More
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  • Languages:English,Spanish
  • Experience:4 years

Dr. Sue Pollington

PhD,LCSW,LAC
33 years experience
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Work as well as a Licensed Addiction Counselor. The states I am licensed in include; Montana, Nevada, and California. I am also nationally certified in CBT, DBT, CCDC, DVC III, CJCC and am a Diplomat in Psychotherapy. I have been practicing as a clinician for 33 years. I enjoy working with clients and I look forward to client sessions. My therapy focus is client centered. I come from a perspective... Read More
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Work as well as a Licensed Addiction Counselor. The states I am licensed in include; Montana, Nevada, and California. I am also nationally certified in CBT, DBT, CCDC, DVC III, CJCC and am a... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:33 years

Bianca Martinez

MA,LMFT
3 years experience
Welcome! I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist; who received my Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Pepperdine University’s Graduate School of Education and Psychology and my Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from California State University, Northridge. I enjoy working alongside individuals, couples and families on their unique journey of self-discovery and healing. By creating a warm and non-judgmental environment, I allow clients to safely explore their innermost... Read More
Welcome! I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist; who received my Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Pepperdine University’s Graduate School of Education and Psychology and my Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:3 years

Katrina Ramos

LMFT
13 years experience
I believe that for both adults and children alike, unless one truly understands what triggers them or pushes their buttons, the issues will continue to resurface and manifest in various, often disturbing ways, which may include continued behavioral problems, emotional distress, relationship problems, and physical symptoms. I help to identify the underlying causes and/or meanings... Read More
I believe that for both adults and children alike, unless one truly understands what triggers them or pushes their buttons, the issues will continue to resurface and manifest in various, often disturbing ways, which may include continued behavioral problems, emotional distress, relationship problems, and physical symptoms. I help to identify the underlying causes and/or meanings... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 13 years

Overview of Mental Health in Rancho Cucamonga, California

Rancho Cucamonga is an extremely wealthy city located a couple dozen miles east of downtown Los Angeles. The city is routinely included on lists of the best places to live in the country. Residents enjoy award-winning schools and a very low crime rate.

Rancho Cucamonga’s estimated 2016 population was 176,540. The median age is 36 years old. The median household income is $81,286, far above the national average. Because the city’s residents are relatively protected from some of the risk factors associated with mental health problems, it’s easy to think that they don’t have the same needs as less advantaged communities.

However, the city recently experienced a rash of youth suicides.

Rancho Cucamonga Demographics

Rancho Cucamonga is a fairly diverse city. It’s 38% white, 37% Hispanic, and 12% Asian. 83,178 residents are employed at least part-time. Slightly more than 8% of residents live in poverty, far below the national average of 14%.

The city is one of the wealthier ones in California.

There are multiple universities in Rancho Cucamonga and many that are nearby. Over 35% of the adult population over 25 has a bachelor’s degree or higher.

Slightly more men than women have higher education degrees.

Rancho Cucamonga Crime

The city has a low crime rate compared to average California city. Residents are less likely to experience both property and violent crimes than most people in California. This contributes to the state of the city’s overall mental health.

Crime and mental problems are closely related. A lower than average crime rate could be a sign that the city’s residents are healthy.

Rancho Cucamonga Mental Health

Rancho Cucamonga residents have access to more wealth than the average person in the country. However, the city is still part of the California system. California’s mental health resources are notoriously strained. The state doesn’t have enough providers to meet the needs of the community.

Los Angeles County, which is near Rancho Cucamonga, has a serious problem with both homelessness and untreated mental health issues.

In August 2018, Rancho Cucamonga experienced a string of youth suicides, alarming parents and city officials.

The school district looked at its mental health resources in response to the tragedy. Administrators are working with outside groups to introduce mental health topics to teenagers.

Mental health is so complex,” Matthew Holton, superintendent of the Chaffey Joint Union High School District told the Los Angeles Times. “As a district we are committed to continue to have a pulse on our campuses, to watch our campuses and, most importantly, to be proactive in our relationship with our students and the services we provide for them.”

Experts are concerned about “suicide contagion.” People can be influenced to commit suicide after hearing about it from their friends or seeing it on the news.

Rancho Cucamonga Mental Health Resources

The recent spate of teen suicides has forced Rancho Cucamonga officials to rethink their mental health policies. State-level officials are considered about some of the same issues.

Governor Jerry Brown is expected to sign a bill that would require public schools to put the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline phone number on student ID cards.

Because California doesn’t have enough therapists and psychiatrists to treat its population, it’s possible that people with mental health struggles in Rancho Cucamonga don’t have anyone to reach out to when they feel a crisis forming.

Mental health can be very tricky to treat. Rancho Cucamonga students have access to “18 marriage and family therapists, 54 counselors, 27 psychologists and five psychotherapists.” Teachers are encouraged to remind students that these resources are available to them.

Adults have access to a variety of mental health professionals. People of all ages who have mental health problems should seek help.

Use Our Therapist Directory

Finding the right mental health provider to treat you can be a very daunting task. There are many, many Rancho Cucamonga therapists that you can choose from. You have even more choices if you’re willing to drive 37 miles to Los Angeles. Our therapist directory can help you pick a provider that suits your individual needs. You can sort through providers in the directory  based on pre-determined criteria. Choosing a therapist that fits your requirements is very important if you’re going to be happy with your treatment.