New Directions

Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT, SAP

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New Directions, PhD, LMFT, SAP, Marriage & Family Therapist in La Mirada
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New Directions

Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT, SAP


Location

New Directions
12627 B Santa Gertrudes Ave
La Mirada, California 90638
Call Mr. Richard Perla
(562) 250-5845

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Richard Perla, PHD
5839 Westminster Blvd
Westminster, California 92683
(562) 250-5845

Your life may be overwhelmed with feelings and thoughts that are unbearable. We strive to generate a process for you to discover and overcome barriers in your life that interfere with being content.

I am the program director for the New Directions Counseling Center programs, Richard Perla. We provide specialized programs for anger management, domestic violence perpetrators and victims, parenting classes, and an outpatient substance abuse treatment program. Other programs includes sexual boundaries for youths, and anti-theft counseling.

When in need of a consultation,we stay available to our clients. We strive to develop a trusting relationship with our clients so that you will be comfortable sharing your thoughts and feelings.

Qualifications

  • School: California State University, Fullerton
  • License No. and State: MFT27425 California

Finances

  • Avg Cost (per session): $30 - $60
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Anthem
  • Beacon
  • L. A. Cares, Care First
  • MHN
  • Magellan Behavioral Health
  • Optima
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: American Substance Abuse Provider / Substance Abuse Professional
  • Certificate Date: 2016
  • Membership: American Counseling Association
  • Member Since: 2018

New Directions's Groups

Parenting

This group is for individuals needing to complete, DCFS, court or probation requirements. It varies in length from 10 to 52 sessions. Please call for enrollment information. 562-943-6000. We have Monday evening and Saturday morning classes. Proof of enrollment and completion certificates are provided.

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Domestic Violence and Anger Management

This group meets the court and probation requirements. Group is 52 weeks. Voluntary clients may attend the amount of sessions they desire. See www.newdirectionshome.com for more info. We also provide victim counseling and support groups. Parenting groups are offered for court orders and voluntary. Days vary, please call for a schedule. Saturday morning classes too.562-943-6000

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Outpatient Drug and Alcohol Education andTreatment

Outpatient treatment, group and individual counseling, and family support. Free for youths 12-20years old. Recovery support and early intervention. Comprehensive program to stop the addiction. Meetings 1-3 times weekly depending upon need.

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Location

New Directions
12627 B Santa Gertrudes Ave
La Mirada, California 90638
Call Mr. Richard Perla
(562) 250-5845

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Other Location +

Additional Location

Richard Perla, PHD
5839 Westminster Blvd
Westminster, California 92683
(562) 250-5845
Specialties
  • Substance Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Parenting
Issues
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Codependency
  • Court ordered and voluntary programs
  • D.O.T.,Substance Abuse Evaluations
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Drug Abuse
  • Testing and Evaluation

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Asian and Hispanic and Latino
Age
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)
Categories
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Existential
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Interpersonal
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

Links

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Last Modified: 04 Dec 2018
New Directions, PhD, LMFT, SAP, Marriage & Family Therapist in La Mirada

New Directions

Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT, SAP