Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Upland , California

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


Dr. Tracy Thiem

PhD, Clinical, Psychologist
32 years experience
EMBRACING AN INTEGRAL APPROACH TO HEALING TRAUMA RECOVERY SPECIALIST WITH THREE DECADES OF EXPERIENCE CLINICAL APPROACH As an Integral Health Professional, I have professional credentials in Body, Mind & Soul. My clinical expertise is in combining specialized knowledge and skills in the service of resolving deep-seated trauma. My unique holistic approach addresses mental, physical, emotional, socio-cultural, spiritual and energetic dimensions of human wellness. At the core of everything I do, whether it be over the telephone or... Read More
EMBRACING AN INTEGRAL APPROACH TO HEALING TRAUMA RECOVERY SPECIALIST WITH THREE DECADES OF EXPERIENCE CLINICAL APPROACH As an Integral Health Professional, I have professional credentials in Body, Mind & Soul. My clinical expertise is in combining specialized knowledge and skills in the service... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 32 years

Kaleena Prate

MS, LMFT
8 years experience
One of the great aspects of working with a therapist is that you truly get to connect with someone without having to hide any parts of yourself; your thoughts, feelings, beliefs, worries, and doubts can all be shared without fear of judgment. One of the most common words I've had people use to describe me is nurturing. I think this word does a great job of describing my approach. My goal in working with you... Read More
One of the great aspects of working with a therapist is that you truly get to connect with someone without having to hide any parts of yourself; your thoughts, feelings, beliefs, worries, and doubts can all be shared without fear... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 8 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

Marcelle Craig

LMFT
11 years experience
Need someone to talk to? I'm here! I am a California Marriage and Family Therapist licensed with over 10 years experience providing clinical services. I've had the pleasure of helping people with depression, anxiety, relationship struggles, grief, work stress, substance use, and so much more. Not only do I have experience with adults but I have also worked with kids, teens, couples (monogamous and polyamorous), and families. My approach will sometimes pull from different approaches... Read More
Need someone to talk to? I'm here! I am a California Marriage and Family Therapist licensed with over 10 years experience providing clinical services. I've had the pleasure of helping people with depression, anxiety, relationship struggles, grief, work stress, substance... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 11 years

Sherry Lewis

MSW, LCSW
10 years experience
Welcome! My name is Sherry Lewis and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 10 years of combined unlicensed and licensed experience in the medical and mental health field providing services for young children, adolescents, & adults. I have worked in the fields of medical social work and community mental health. Some of my experience includes treating issues relating to grief and loss, end of life issues, depression, anxiety disorders, adjustment disorders, and stage... Read More
Welcome! My name is Sherry Lewis and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 10 years of combined unlicensed and licensed experience in the medical and mental health field providing services for young children, adolescents, & adults. I have... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years

Mallory Garrett

MS, LMFT
6 years experience
I believe in meeting you where you are and working in a collaborative way to help address issues that may be causing you distress. While I take a problem-solving, relational approach to helping clients, I also believe in the benefits of supportive therapy as people navigate daily challenges. I implement an in-depth approach to counseling. I come from a modality that is sex-positive and LGBTQ Affirming. I have experience working with a variety of issues... Read More
I believe in meeting you where you are and working in a collaborative way to help address issues that may be causing you distress. While I take a problem-solving, relational approach to helping clients, I also believe in the benefits... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 6 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

Collin McShirley

MA, LMFT
7 years experience
It is my intention to meet you where you are, with my full presence and experience, honoring your inherent wisdom and all that has brought you to this place. Taking steps to create a more fulfilling life may be one of the most profound actions one can undertake. I have over 10 years or counseling experience and specialize in working with anxiety. I use CBT, and client centered therapy to help you reach your... Read More
It is my intention to meet you where you are, with my full presence and experience, honoring your inherent wisdom and all that has brought you to this place. Taking steps to create a more fulfilling life may be one... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 7 years

Wilson Bezerra-Flanders

MA, LPCC, LMHC
20 years experience
Hello. I am a psychotherapist in the San Francisco Bay Area. I went to Boston University for my Bachelor in Psychology Degree and to Harvard University for my graduate studies. I earned a Postgraduate Diploma at Mass. General Hospital, Dept. of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. I am licensed in several US states and I have been in the field for about 20 years. I have trained and worked in several settings, including... Read More
Hello. I am a psychotherapist in the San Francisco Bay Area. I went to Boston University for my Bachelor in Psychology Degree and to Harvard University for my graduate studies. I earned a Postgraduate Diploma at Mass. General Hospital,... Read More
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  • Languages: English, Portuguese
  • Experience: 20 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

An Overview of Mental Health in Upland, California

California, to people who don’t live there, is a utopia of sorts, characterized by white sandy beaches, oceanfront views and models in bikinis walking the streets. Those who live in the Golden State, however, know better.

Upland is your traditional California town—not traditional as in Hollywood traditional, but traditional as in “real.” Instead of oceanfront views and white sandy beaches, Upland is characterized by desert, tumbleweeds and unassuming homes of stucco. It’s a far cry from Beverly Hills and the boardwalks featured on shows like 90210.

As if taking its lack of California glam to heart, Upland is a fairly unlivable place to live.. In terms of Amenities, Upland received an A+, but that is the only A it received. For cost of living, Upland received an F. At $62,369, the median household income in Upland is substantially greater than that of the nation’s, but the cost of living is a full eight percent higher than the national average. The median property value, which is $422,200, is a full 108 percent higher than the nation’s. The poverty rate is 15.6 percent.

Though lack of views and an extraordinary cost of living do not alone lead to mental health disorders, they don’t help. Below are additional factors that may lead to the area’s overall mental decline.

Factors That May Affect Upland’s Mental Health

As you may have gleaned from the above information, Upland is not an easy place to live based on cost of living alone. The average price of a home, when compared with the median household income, is enough to give any normal person pause, if not a stress-induced heart attack. You may wonder though what other factors might contribute to a growing mental health concern in the area. Some factors are as follows:

  • Integration: More than 40 percent of Upland’s residents are Hispanic, and nearly one-third do not speak English. Cultural isolation may lead to depression and isolation.
  • Poverty: Approximately 15 percent of Upland residents live below the poverty line. Females between the ages of 25 and 44 are the most likely to be living in poverty. The fact that children between the ages of five and 14 are the next most likely to be living in poverty indicate that many women are raising children alone, in poverty. This can lead to depression, substance abuse, theft and developmental issues.
  • HIV Diagnoses: Though there aren’t any official stats for Upland, San Bernardino reported approximately 208.4 HIV diagnoses per 100,000 individuals in 2017. Such a diagnosis can cause fear, anxiety and depression. Chlamydia diagnoses were also extremely high, at 514.9. This is only slightly less than the county with the third-most number of diagnoses.
  • Veterans: With Camp Pendleton and Palm Desert not too far away, San Bernardino has a large number of veterans. Veterans often live with PTSD, social disorders, anxiety and a host of other mental disorders that professionals are only just beginning to explore.

Each of these factors play a role in Upland’s and San Bernardino County’s mental health crisis. However, it’s important to know that those who do live with mental health issues are not alone.

Mental Health is a Statewide Concern

According to one report, one in six adults living in California lives with a mental health disorder, while one in 20 lives with a serious mental illness that impacts their ability to go about their daily lives. Despite these outstanding numbers, many afflicted individuals continue to rely on emergency room departments and Medicaid for the mental health therapy they need. If individuals don’t have the means to pay out of pocket, which many Upland residents don’t, or if they do not have insurance—again, which most Upland residents don’t—individuals are either forced to cope with the disorder on their own or seek public health services.

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