Therapists and Counselors in Los Angeles, California

Crisis Response in Los Angeles County

If you are experiencing a crisis, call the Los Angeles LA County Department of Mental Health 24/7 Helpline at 1-800-854-7771.

Los Angeles residents can also contact the Teen Line at 1-800-TLC-TEEN (852-8336). 

If you are having thoughts of suicide, or just need someone to talk to, call the National Suicide Prevention hotline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). This line is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

If you are LGBTQ+ and you need support, contact The Trevor Project at 1-866-488-7386. 

The State of Mental Health in Los Angeles County

Serving one of the largest cities in the United States, the Los Angeles Department of Mental Health partners with over 1,000 different organizations each year to bring exceptional healthcare to over 250,000 residents.

In an area as big as Los Angeles, It may feel overwhelming to find a psychologist or therapist that best suits your needs, so we have made it easy to navigate through your local resources. Use our free, matching tool to refine your search for a therapist or counselor and begin your healing today. 

For assistance in navigating treatment for substance abuse in Los Angeles County, call the Substance Abuse Service Helpline at 1-844-804-7500. This line is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

NAMI Los Angeles County

The National Alliance for Mental Illness, or NAMI, is open to anyone struggling with mental illness. NAMI is an inclusive and community-based resource geared towards raising awareness and supporting group members on their journey to recovery.

With group counseling sessions led by a trained member with a diagnosis (past or present), meetings follow a set of 12 principles for support. NAMI meetings are meant to complement your existing treatment plan with your counselor or psychologist. There are many chapters of NAMI that meet in Los Angeles County, including virtual meet-ups. Find yours here

Personalize your search and find the therapist near you that best suits your healing and development needs. By using our matching tool, you can view counselors that specializes in your area of concern, and that are trained with the expertise and modalities needed for you to begin your journey to wellbeing.

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Brittney Henderson
Together, we will:

I believe that a genuine connection with others is essential for healing. Connection is built on trust, understanding, non-judgement, and unconditional support.


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Together, we will:

I believe that a genuine connection with others is essential for healing. Connection is built on trust, understanding, non-judgement, and unconditional support.

Something to know about my approach is:

You are the expert of your life. Focus on building trust and creating a safe therapeutic environment that will allow for honest discussion, growth, and healing to occur.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Death / Loss / Grief
  • Depression
  • Psychosis
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Map in Thousand Oaks, California for Brittney Henderson  therapy location.
34.3 miles from Los Angeles, California
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Samantha Gerson
Together, we will:

I aim to forge a deep and trusting relationship, so that you feel comfortable discussing your most protected thoughts and feelings.


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Together, we will:

I aim to forge a deep and trusting relationship, so that you feel comfortable discussing your most protected thoughts and feelings.

Something to know about my approach is:

I take a humanistic approach and often use motivational interviewing. I also utilize many other modalities including but not limited to CBT, DBT, and TFCBT.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adolescent Risk Behaviors
  • Adolescents
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Borderline Personality
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Complex Trauma
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID)
  • Gender Transition
  • Kink
  • LGBTQ+
  • Polyamory
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Rape and Sexual Assault
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Map in Chatsworth, California for Samantha Gerson therapy location.
26.1 miles from Los Angeles, California
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Hannah Bonaparte
Together, we will:

Let’s work together to figure out- once and for all- why you keep falling into the same relationship traps. Let’s help you learn the skills you need to start doing things differently- so you can finally exhale.


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Together, we will:

Let’s work together to figure out- once and for all- why you keep falling into the same relationship traps. Let’s help you learn the skills you need to start doing things differently- so you can finally exhale.

Something to know about my approach is:

Relationships are a skill that can be learned and practiced. I specialize in helping people feel better about themselves by improving how they feel in relationships. All of our work will take your past relationships and traumas into account.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Emotional regulation
  • Low Self-Esteem
  • Relationship issues
  • Relationship Skills
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Map in Los Angeles, California for Hannah Bonaparte therapy location.
11.4 miles from Los Angeles, California
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Paria Zandi
Together, we will:

I help clients heal their past, let go of what no longer serves them, and invite in new levels of awareness, freedom, and joy.


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Together, we will:

I help clients heal their past, let go of what no longer serves them, and invite in new levels of awareness, freedom, and joy.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use insight from my own personal, lived experience to help clients heal their past, let go of what no longer serves them, and invite in new levels of awareness, freedom, and joy. My work is relational and dynamic (I don't just sit back and listen)

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adolescent Risk Behaviors
  • Adolescents
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Childhood Trauma
  • College Students
  • Cutting and Self Harm
  • Family trauma
  • Mood Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Trauma
  • Trauma
  • Young Adults
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Map in Malibu, California for Paria Zandi therapy location.
14.6 miles from Los Angeles, California
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Ellen Ottman
Together, we will:

Process and integrate traumatic experiences; explore ways in which you feel stuck in a relationship, job, or belief system; shift from being in "survival mode" to adopting coping skills that feel more sustainable and better for your nervous system.


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Together, we will:

Process and integrate traumatic experiences; explore ways in which you feel stuck in a relationship, job, or belief system; shift from being in "survival mode" to adopting coping skills that feel more sustainable and better for your nervous system.

Something to know about my approach is:

I blend somatic therapy, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Brainspotting, and mindfulness to help my clients connect to themselves more deeply and move towards a place of healing and self-compassion.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Burn Out
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Death / Loss / Grief
  • Depression
  • Dissociation
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychosomatic Issues
  • Racial justice
  • Relationship issues
  • Stress
  • Trauma
  • Work-Life Balance
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Map in Oakland, California for Ellen Ottman therapy location.
14.7 miles from Los Angeles, California