Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
San Pedro, California 90732
"Coastwise Counseling Center works with and helps those who are looking to overcome depression, anxiety, addiction, and relationship problems."
Alcohol Abuse
Sexual Abuse
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
Male
(310) 299-2038
Verified
San Pedro, California 90732
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Alcohol Abuse
Sexual Abuse
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
Male
"Coastwise Counseling Center works with and helps those who are looking to overcome depression, anxiety, addiction, and relationship problems."
Ruben Arancibia, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
San Pedro, California 90731
"I always wanted to assist those in the community with overcoming emotional challenges. I have over 16 years' experience working with children, adolescents, adults, families and couples. I've worked with El Nido Family Centers for 16 years providing psychotherapy and case management services. I am trained in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Solution Focused Therapy. I obtained my Master's degree from Adelphi University in Garden City, New York. I am fluent in both English and Spanish. I look forward to meeting with you to talk and develop new ways of overcoming life's challenges."
Alcohol Abuse
Sexual Abuse
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
Male
(424) 275-2390
Verified
San Pedro, California 90731
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Alcohol Abuse
Sexual Abuse
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
Male
"I always wanted to assist those in the community with overcoming emotional challenges. I have over 16 years' experience working with children, adolescents, adults, families and couples. I've worked with El Nido Family Centers for 16 years providing psychotherapy and case management services. I am trained in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Solution Focused Therapy. I obtained my Master's degree from Adelphi University in Garden City, New York. I am fluent in both English and Spanish. I look forward to meeting with you to talk and develop new ways of overcoming life's challenges."
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Matthew Nickle, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MS
Verified by Psychology Today
San Pedro, California 90731
"As a compassionate integrated therapist, I provide an empathic and direct approach to sessions in order to collaborate with my clients and empower them to successfully achieve their goals. By collaborating together, my clients can exit treatment with skills that help them move towards change. Clients may become skilled in managing their own lives and relationships. I am availlable to see clients in both San Pedro and Long Beach areas. Looking forward to meeting you!"
(310) 933-3403
Verified
San Pedro, California 90731
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"As a compassionate integrated therapist, I provide an empathic and direct approach to sessions in order to collaborate with my clients and empower them to successfully achieve their goals. By collaborating together, my clients can exit treatment with skills that help them move towards change. Clients may become skilled in managing their own lives and relationships. I am availlable to see clients in both San Pedro and Long Beach areas. Looking forward to meeting you!"
Luisa Lowe, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, PPSC
Verified by Psychology Today
San Pedro, California 90731
""Because in your mind, you're mad. But in conversation you have the chance of not being... in conversation things can be metabolized and digested..." -Adam Phillips. Life is hard. A solid therapeutic relationship can make it easier. I specialize in working with people struggling with depression and anxiety, working together to make meaningful connections and form new patterns of interaction and identity. I also offer walk & talk therapy, a form of psychotherapy that incorporates walking while processing issues and problem-solving."
(323) 378-3485
Verified
San Pedro, California 90731
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""Because in your mind, you're mad. But in conversation you have the chance of not being... in conversation things can be metabolized and digested..." -Adam Phillips. Life is hard. A solid therapeutic relationship can make it easier. I specialize in working with people struggling with depression and anxiety, working together to make meaningful connections and form new patterns of interaction and identity. I also offer walk & talk therapy, a form of psychotherapy that incorporates walking while processing issues and problem-solving."
Marissa J Dominguez
MS
Verified by Psychology Today
San Pedro, California 90732
"Being a parent can be very challenging, make you feel vulnerable, and even overwhelmed at times. My goal as a therapist is to begin the healing process with you. Whether you are a parent that is seeking support for your infant, toddler, or child due to behavioral or emotional problems, family conflict, recent separation, divorce, death, or trauma. I specialize in providing Play Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral therapy, Behavioral Modification for children, teens & families."
(209) 643-4545
Verified
San Pedro, California 90732
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"Being a parent can be very challenging, make you feel vulnerable, and even overwhelmed at times. My goal as a therapist is to begin the healing process with you. Whether you are a parent that is seeking support for your infant, toddler, or child due to behavioral or emotional problems, family conflict, recent separation, divorce, death, or trauma. I specialize in providing Play Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral therapy, Behavioral Modification for children, teens & families."
Alma Nicole Duarte, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
San Pedro, California 90731
"I'd first like to acknowledge your courage in reaching out, and thank you for taking a chance to live a more fulfilled life. Hello, I am Alma Nicole Duarte, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California with over 6 years of experience in working with at-risk teens, adults, and families in a variety of situations from foster care, human trafficking, and homelessness. I believe in the power of relationships and how a therapeutic relationship can help you overcome many obstacles. I will meet you where you are at emotionally. "
(424) 375-6300
Verified
San Pedro, California 90731
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"I'd first like to acknowledge your courage in reaching out, and thank you for taking a chance to live a more fulfilled life. Hello, I am Alma Nicole Duarte, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California with over 6 years of experience in working with at-risk teens, adults, and families in a variety of situations from foster care, human trafficking, and homelessness. I believe in the power of relationships and how a therapeutic relationship can help you overcome many obstacles. I will meet you where you are at emotionally. "
Robin Evans, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MSW, PPSC
Verified by Psychology Today
San Pedro, California 90731
"Hello and welcome to my page :-). You are a unique outpouring of life that is experiencing humanity. Your story deserves to be heard. I believe you can be better tomorrow than you are today. That patterns repeat themselves. When active attention is brought to a pattern it can be understood and revised. I believe it takes a weekly commitment to honor yourself through self-exploration. You are worth this time and attention. Connection to others is now more important than ever. Through talking healing can happen. Love, Heal and Prosper. #Therapy works! Click left for my website."
(310) 507-7661
Verified
San Pedro, California 90731
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"Hello and welcome to my page :-). You are a unique outpouring of life that is experiencing humanity. Your story deserves to be heard. I believe you can be better tomorrow than you are today. That patterns repeat themselves. When active attention is brought to a pattern it can be understood and revised. I believe it takes a weekly commitment to honor yourself through self-exploration. You are worth this time and attention. Connection to others is now more important than ever. Through talking healing can happen. Love, Heal and Prosper. #Therapy works! Click left for my website."
Jill M Wussler, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
San Pedro, California 90731
"As we travel this journey of life, sometimes the way to health and wholeness is not too clear. During these times, it's helpful to have a partner to walk with you. I have been in practice for over ten years, helping individuals, families, couples and groups facing a wide variety of challenges. I treat individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, job-related issues, substance abuse and grief. I have advanced training in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder, especially combat related. Additionally, I work with couples looking to enhance or repair their relationships."
(310) 910-9978
Verified
San Pedro, California 90731
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"As we travel this journey of life, sometimes the way to health and wholeness is not too clear. During these times, it's helpful to have a partner to walk with you. I have been in practice for over ten years, helping individuals, families, couples and groups facing a wide variety of challenges. I treat individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, job-related issues, substance abuse and grief. I have advanced training in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder, especially combat related. Additionally, I work with couples looking to enhance or repair their relationships."
Lisa Christine Howe, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
San Pedro, California 90731
"Welcome. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has been working with children and families for over 10 years. I specialize in working with families to manage the challenges of childhood, adolescents and family life. I strive to assist clients using solution focused techniques in an open, nonjudgemental environment. I have worked with children living with chronic or life threatening illness and have trained in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I am here to help guide you through whatever it is that you are struggling with. I look forward to the powerful healing and growth that results from therapy."
(424) 339-0633
Verified
San Pedro, California 90731
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"Welcome. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has been working with children and families for over 10 years. I specialize in working with families to manage the challenges of childhood, adolescents and family life. I strive to assist clients using solution focused techniques in an open, nonjudgemental environment. I have worked with children living with chronic or life threatening illness and have trained in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I am here to help guide you through whatever it is that you are struggling with. I look forward to the powerful healing and growth that results from therapy."
Effective Resolution Family Mediation,
San Pedro, California 90732
"Some family members feel tension in the room often, there is non-productive talking (or yelling) and too few words are exchanged daily for any positive change to occur. Neutral, collaborative, and effective mediation can help. By convening all participants in a positive process, acknowledging and equalizing communication of needs and concerns, and building the solutions from and for every person involved, I mediate to help find and create a peaceful solutions. "
(805) 516-0785
San Pedro, California 90732
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"Some family members feel tension in the room often, there is non-productive talking (or yelling) and too few words are exchanged daily for any positive change to occur. Neutral, collaborative, and effective mediation can help. By convening all participants in a positive process, acknowledging and equalizing communication of needs and concerns, and building the solutions from and for every person involved, I mediate to help find and create a peaceful solutions. "
Melissa F. Pedersen, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
San Pedro, California 90732
"Hello and welcome! My name is Melissa Pedersen and I am a local therapist in the San Pedro area. My goal is to provide all clients with a comfortable, confidential, and non-judgmental setting where concerns can be explored and addressed. I specialize in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, which is an effective treatment for depression, anxiety, and other issues. I use a variety of therapeutic approaches to tailor treatment to the needs of each client."
(424) 258-5115
Verified
San Pedro, California 90732
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"Hello and welcome! My name is Melissa Pedersen and I am a local therapist in the San Pedro area. My goal is to provide all clients with a comfortable, confidential, and non-judgmental setting where concerns can be explored and addressed. I specialize in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, which is an effective treatment for depression, anxiety, and other issues. I use a variety of therapeutic approaches to tailor treatment to the needs of each client."
Kourtney Gonzalez, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
San Pedro, California 90731
"Making the decision to seek therapy is a very personal yet empowering choice. I believe in an active and collaborative approach to the therapy process and am honored to be a passenger on your journey to your most authentic self. I encourage and allow sessions to be client-driven, focusing on the importance of self-acceptance, personal effort, and meeting you where you are. Life can present many challenges and feel overwhelming at times, but you don’t have to face them alone. I have a passion for working with children, adolescents, and adults as they grow and develop who they are in relation to the world. "
(424) 364-1240
Verified
San Pedro, California 90731
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"Making the decision to seek therapy is a very personal yet empowering choice. I believe in an active and collaborative approach to the therapy process and am honored to be a passenger on your journey to your most authentic self. I encourage and allow sessions to be client-driven, focusing on the importance of self-acceptance, personal effort, and meeting you where you are. Life can present many challenges and feel overwhelming at times, but you don’t have to face them alone. I have a passion for working with children, adolescents, and adults as they grow and develop who they are in relation to the world. "
Katie Greenspan, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
San Pedro, California 90731
"Do you feel an overwhelming sense of anxiety? Are you having trouble communicating with your partner? Do you find yourself having the same argument over and over? It doesn't have to stay this way! I facilitate a safe, nonjudgmental environment where you can discover what is holding you back from living a balanced life and create long-term positive change. My background as a certified yoga instructor allows me to incorporate techniques that increase awareness in relationships and highlight negative thought and behavior patterns that keep you feeling "stuck"."
(424) 343-2991
Verified
San Pedro, California 90731
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"Do you feel an overwhelming sense of anxiety? Are you having trouble communicating with your partner? Do you find yourself having the same argument over and over? It doesn't have to stay this way! I facilitate a safe, nonjudgmental environment where you can discover what is holding you back from living a balanced life and create long-term positive change. My background as a certified yoga instructor allows me to incorporate techniques that increase awareness in relationships and highlight negative thought and behavior patterns that keep you feeling "stuck"."
Judi Grey, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
San Pedro, California 90731
"Life often presents us with challenging situations. By seeking counseling, you are already on the road to improving your well-being. I take a collaborative approach, whether you are dealing with everyday stressors, your relationships, parenting issues or past trauma. I am very passionate about helping people move forward by decreasing stress, increasing self-esteem, improving coping skills and developing better communication skills. "
(424) 364-2192
Verified
San Pedro, California 90731
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"Life often presents us with challenging situations. By seeking counseling, you are already on the road to improving your well-being. I take a collaborative approach, whether you are dealing with everyday stressors, your relationships, parenting issues or past trauma. I am very passionate about helping people move forward by decreasing stress, increasing self-esteem, improving coping skills and developing better communication skills. "
Tony Martinez, Ph.D., LMFT, Psychological Assistant
Psychological Assistant, PhD, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
San Pedro, California 90731
"Life is a journey and therapy with a knowledgeable and caring professional can make a significant impact on your overall happiness and satisfaction in life. While it is inevitable that we all may experience emotional pain at some point, I invite you to explore healing through the dynamic process of psychotherapy. I believe that the therapeutic process is one where both the client and therapist work together to allow light to shine creating clarity and healing."
(424) 210-8898
Verified
San Pedro, California 90731
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"Life is a journey and therapy with a knowledgeable and caring professional can make a significant impact on your overall happiness and satisfaction in life. While it is inevitable that we all may experience emotional pain at some point, I invite you to explore healing through the dynamic process of psychotherapy. I believe that the therapeutic process is one where both the client and therapist work together to allow light to shine creating clarity and healing."
Nicole J Millikan
MA, NCC, APCC
Verified by Psychology Today
San Pedro, California 90731
"Your circumstances and mental health don't have to define your life. I believe everyone should have the opportunity to be their authentic, truest self. By knowing who we are and what we're capable of, we can take ownership of our lives and move forward with purpose and choice. Therapy can help you understand yourself, find your strengths, and use that knowledge to create a better life. It can provide the tools you need to rise above these challenges and create lasting changes."
(424) 533-7946
Verified
San Pedro, California 90731
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"Your circumstances and mental health don't have to define your life. I believe everyone should have the opportunity to be their authentic, truest self. By knowing who we are and what we're capable of, we can take ownership of our lives and move forward with purpose and choice. Therapy can help you understand yourself, find your strengths, and use that knowledge to create a better life. It can provide the tools you need to rise above these challenges and create lasting changes."
Leila Martinez, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
San Pedro, California 90731
"I look forward to each session and to discovery of your personal strengths, new ways to cope with change and to change when that is what is needed. Together we find hope and optimism, working to turn courage into comfort. We are all capable of making our lives better, fulfilling, of surviving and thriving. Experiences that I bring to our time together are work as an educator, and a long time musician. I am experienced and trained for couples therapy, trauma, depression, sadness, anxiety, tension, relationship problems, divorce, job stress, management of strong emotions, self-doubt, social shyness, addiction."
(310) 938-4575
Verified
San Pedro, California 90731
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"I look forward to each session and to discovery of your personal strengths, new ways to cope with change and to change when that is what is needed. Together we find hope and optimism, working to turn courage into comfort. We are all capable of making our lives better, fulfilling, of surviving and thriving. Experiences that I bring to our time together are work as an educator, and a long time musician. I am experienced and trained for couples therapy, trauma, depression, sadness, anxiety, tension, relationship problems, divorce, job stress, management of strong emotions, self-doubt, social shyness, addiction."
Monica Bezzi Demas, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA, RAS
Verified by Psychology Today
San Pedro, California 90731
"I have a passion for what I do and I believe that all human beings share similar traits that allow us to understand and empathize with one another. I see my role as a facilitator in this process and believe that everyone has the strength and ability within themselves to grow, change, and heal. I walk my clients through the path of transformation, explore patterns of thoughts and behaviors, and provide them with new tools necessary to take control of their lives."
(310) 895-9765
Verified
San Pedro, California 90731
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"I have a passion for what I do and I believe that all human beings share similar traits that allow us to understand and empathize with one another. I see my role as a facilitator in this process and believe that everyone has the strength and ability within themselves to grow, change, and heal. I walk my clients through the path of transformation, explore patterns of thoughts and behaviors, and provide them with new tools necessary to take control of their lives."
Vanessa Volpicelli, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, RYT
Verified by Psychology Today
San Pedro, California 90731
"Ready for a change? Through discovering, encouraging, and implementing practical solutions, I am here to help you live your best life. As a Certified Yoga Instructor, I have developed an array of interventions that provide instant comfort and lasting benefits for my clients. Through body and breath awareness, we will strengthen your ability to live in the present helping you to stop fearing what has not yet happened and let go of what has come before."
(310) 919-4721
Verified
San Pedro, California 90731
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"Ready for a change? Through discovering, encouraging, and implementing practical solutions, I am here to help you live your best life. As a Certified Yoga Instructor, I have developed an array of interventions that provide instant comfort and lasting benefits for my clients. Through body and breath awareness, we will strengthen your ability to live in the present helping you to stop fearing what has not yet happened and let go of what has come before."
Griselda Villalobos, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
San Pedro, California 90731
"I enjoy working with a variety of people, especially those that are ready to make a change in their life. I understand that therapy is an extremely difficult process and stigmatized for many of those around us, but developing a strong therapeutic relationship can assist in providing a positive experience during a difficult time. I like to identify the root of the problem quickly and together find solutions that will work for your life. I believe together we can work towards building insight, understanding yourself and your choices, develop positive coping skills, increased communication and healthy relationships."
(310) 340-6018
Verified
San Pedro, California 90731
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"I enjoy working with a variety of people, especially those that are ready to make a change in their life. I understand that therapy is an extremely difficult process and stigmatized for many of those around us, but developing a strong therapeutic relationship can assist in providing a positive experience during a difficult time. I like to identify the root of the problem quickly and together find solutions that will work for your life. I believe together we can work towards building insight, understanding yourself and your choices, develop positive coping skills, increased communication and healthy relationships."

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Alcoholism, or alcohol dependence, is the most severe form of alcohol abuse. It is a chronic disease characterized by the consumption of alcohol at a level that interferes with physical and mental health and with family and social responsibilities. An alcoholic will continue to drink despite serious health, family, or legal problems.

If you're looking for help with alcohol abuse in San Pedro or for a San Pedro alcohol abuse therapist, these professionals provide confidential support for alcohol abuse or for individuals and couples in a relationship where alcohol is a disruptive factor. They include San Pedro alcohol abuse therapists, alcohol abuse psychologists and San Pedro alcohol abuse counselors. They can help with alcoholics in San Pedro, drug alcohol abuse, teenage alcohol abuse, substance and alcohol abuse and treatments for alcohol abuse in San Pedro. therapists can identify the signs and causes of alcohol abuse, discuss intervention and refer victims to alcohol abuse treatment centers. A therapist may also discuss 12 step programs in San Pedro or joining AA ( San Pedro Alcoholics Anonymous).

Alcohol abuse causes problems for the family and loved ones of alcoholics--they may also need help and support, which these San Pedro therapists can provide.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in San Pedro are able to work with a wide range of issues.

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in San Pedro you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in San Pedro and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in San Pedro or family therapy in San Pedro.