Wayne Wen Yu Kao
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Monrovia, CA 91016
Kao has specialties in the following: 1) Cultural/Personal identity 2) Anxiety 3) Depression 4) Marital issues 5) Life transition 6) Spirituality.
When life hasn't turned out the way you hoped, it's difficult to know where to go or how to make change. The decision to seek help can be a difficult process. Many times, it's much easier to sweep your struggles under the rug and put your personal happiness on the backburner. It will be my privilege and joy to work with you in developing a life path that will bring you happiness and joy. It will be my focus to help you identify the specific issues that you're struggling with, where they come from, and how to best change unhealthy patterns of living to improve your quality of life.
(626) 722-5665
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Monrovia, CA 91016
Kao has specialties in the following: 1) Cultural/Personal identity 2) Anxiety 3) Depression 4) Marital issues 5) Life transition 6) Spirituality.
When life hasn't turned out the way you hoped, it's difficult to know where to go or how to make change. The decision to seek help can be a difficult process. Many times, it's much easier to sweep your struggles under the rug and put your personal happiness on the backburner. It will be my privilege and joy to work with you in developing a life path that will bring you happiness and joy. It will be my focus to help you identify the specific issues that you're struggling with, where they come from, and how to best change unhealthy patterns of living to improve your quality of life.
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Lydia Bangtson
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Office is near:
Monrovia, CA 91017
I like helping people find contentment and happiness in their lives. I believe it is important to understand one's self and one's personal values and to make choices that are positive and life-affirming. I have had extensive experience working with people having experienced trauma and loss, relationship problems, and who have substance abuse problems. Creative people are also one of my specializations. My training is primarily psycho-dynamic along with cognitive-behavioral orientation. I believe mindfulness, spirituality and forgiveness are ways of helping alter patterns of behavior that can keep us stuck in our lives.
(818) 643-3940
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Monrovia, CA 91017
I like helping people find contentment and happiness in their lives. I believe it is important to understand one's self and one's personal values and to make choices that are positive and life-affirming. I have had extensive experience working with people having experienced trauma and loss, relationship problems, and who have substance abuse problems. Creative people are also one of my specializations. My training is primarily psycho-dynamic along with cognitive-behavioral orientation. I believe mindfulness, spirituality and forgiveness are ways of helping alter patterns of behavior that can keep us stuck in our lives.
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Kathryn Scott
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Office is near:
Monrovia, CA 91016
Her own spirituality aids her in believing in the goodness of each person with whom she works.
Kathy Scott has a warmth and vitality, which foster a sense of trust and safety, and she has an especially strong ability to connect with and understand her clients. Her training in EMDR and psychoanalytic therapy effectively support her work-- helping heal abuse and trauma of all kinds. Because of her own personal experience, she has compassion and a heart for women who are widowed and experiencing deep losses. As a result, Kathy works well with women in transition, divorce, parenting issues, single-parenting, step-parenting, blended families, "empty nest" difficulties, and parent-caregiver concerns.
(626) 486-9790
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Monrovia, CA 91016
Her own spirituality aids her in believing in the goodness of each person with whom she works.
Kathy Scott has a warmth and vitality, which foster a sense of trust and safety, and she has an especially strong ability to connect with and understand her clients. Her training in EMDR and psychoanalytic therapy effectively support her work-- helping heal abuse and trauma of all kinds. Because of her own personal experience, she has compassion and a heart for women who are widowed and experiencing deep losses. As a result, Kathy works well with women in transition, divorce, parenting issues, single-parenting, step-parenting, blended families, "empty nest" difficulties, and parent-caregiver concerns.
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David Burston
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, MA, MFT Verified
Monrovia, CA 91016
Not accepting new clients
Before I came to America I worked with soccer teams helping their players deal with anxiety, something I still do. Twice per year I return to England so therefore clients who are relatively independent and not in crisis are the best suited to working with me. Consequently, I do have a network of excellent support therapists who work with some of my clients while I am away. Many of my current clients are not sports people, they often have to cope with big work and home pressures. I try to help them locate their inner resources while maintaining a supportive stance throughout our meeting.
(424) 276-6390
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Monrovia, CA 91016
Not accepting new clients
Before I came to America I worked with soccer teams helping their players deal with anxiety, something I still do. Twice per year I return to England so therefore clients who are relatively independent and not in crisis are the best suited to working with me. Consequently, I do have a network of excellent support therapists who work with some of my clients while I am away. Many of my current clients are not sports people, they often have to cope with big work and home pressures. I try to help them locate their inner resources while maintaining a supportive stance throughout our meeting.
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Allen Holmquist
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT Verified
Monrovia, CA 91016
OUT BEYOND THE IDEA OF WRONG DOING AND RIGHT DOING IS A FIELD; I'LL MEET YOU THERE." -RUMI- A fulfilling journey in the counseling and psychotherapy process begins with a safe, caring relationship between my client and myself. So my first task is creating a secure environment that encourages and develops hope, respect, introspection, honesty, and self-responsibility in the therapy room.
(626) 385-7956
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Monrovia, CA 91016
OUT BEYOND THE IDEA OF WRONG DOING AND RIGHT DOING IS A FIELD; I'LL MEET YOU THERE." -RUMI- A fulfilling journey in the counseling and psychotherapy process begins with a safe, caring relationship between my client and myself. So my first task is creating a secure environment that encourages and develops hope, respect, introspection, honesty, and self-responsibility in the therapy room.
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Heather N. Inouye
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MS, MA Verified
Office is near:
Monrovia, CA 91016
Offers online therapy
I help overwhelmed global and local Christian workers accomplish their goals: manage stress/transitions, reduce anxiety/depression, focus priorities, strengthen relationships, and invest in personal growth and healing so that they can align work with their gifts/authentic selves and to thrive personally and in community without burning out, losing direction, or damaging family, other relationships, or self. Global worker? Back unexpectedly due to the pandemic? Let’s walk through your feelings about what happened, work through your transition, and discuss relational/other concerns. Local worker? Exhausted? Less support? More needs?
(626) 593-6103
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Office is near:
Monrovia, CA 91016
Offers online therapy
I help overwhelmed global and local Christian workers accomplish their goals: manage stress/transitions, reduce anxiety/depression, focus priorities, strengthen relationships, and invest in personal growth and healing so that they can align work with their gifts/authentic selves and to thrive personally and in community without burning out, losing direction, or damaging family, other relationships, or self. Global worker? Back unexpectedly due to the pandemic? Let’s walk through your feelings about what happened, work through your transition, and discuss relational/other concerns. Local worker? Exhausted? Less support? More needs?
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Ana L. Aguilar
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Office is near:
Monrovia, CA 91016
Offers online therapy
My name is Ana L. Aguilar, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, specialized in treating children, adolescents, adults, and couples. I am highly dedicated and passionate about supporting each person find healing, inner peace, and full restoration. Therapy can provide an opportunity for change and healing and an understanding of behaviors. Utilizing EMDR, Body Based Regulation, Mindfulness/Somatic Experiencing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, attachment, and the Polyvagal Theory, I help clients attain their personal goals, safety, and complete reconnection with self.
(323) 693-9884
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Office is near:
Monrovia, CA 91016
Offers online therapy
My name is Ana L. Aguilar, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, specialized in treating children, adolescents, adults, and couples. I am highly dedicated and passionate about supporting each person find healing, inner peace, and full restoration. Therapy can provide an opportunity for change and healing and an understanding of behaviors. Utilizing EMDR, Body Based Regulation, Mindfulness/Somatic Experiencing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, attachment, and the Polyvagal Theory, I help clients attain their personal goals, safety, and complete reconnection with self.
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Daniele Iturbide
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Monrovia, CA 91017
Offers online therapy
*LGBTQ+ affirmative* Are you afraid to speak up or be your true self for fear of what others will say or do? Do you wish your family communicated more effectively, your kids would respect you and your rules, or you could get your teen to open up to you? Do you constantly give to others to the point of exhaustion or until you snap and wonder when it’s your turn to receive? If any of these scenarios fit your current struggles, I can help. When you reclaim your true voice and begin to use it thoughtfully and purposefully, you can lead a more authentic, balanced, and fulfilling life.
(424) 281-6919
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Monrovia, CA 91017
Offers online therapy
*LGBTQ+ affirmative* Are you afraid to speak up or be your true self for fear of what others will say or do? Do you wish your family communicated more effectively, your kids would respect you and your rules, or you could get your teen to open up to you? Do you constantly give to others to the point of exhaustion or until you snap and wonder when it’s your turn to receive? If any of these scenarios fit your current struggles, I can help. When you reclaim your true voice and begin to use it thoughtfully and purposefully, you can lead a more authentic, balanced, and fulfilling life.
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Edie Gardner
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CPA Verified
Monrovia, CA 91017
Offers online therapy
When you are feeling overwhelmed, it is very difficult to prioritize. No matter what is stressing you right now, it is very likely that negative self-talk needs to addressed and re-shaped. My clients are usually going through some sort of life transition or are finding previous ways they've coped are not working in the same way. Your goal is to solve current issues, but usually that means tracing the roots of past pain and past patterns of thinking. I've identified 10 symptoms of most anxiety AND a plan for gifting yourself with the best tools to deposit mind-clutter to the curb.
(626) 322-2743
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Monrovia, CA 91017
Offers online therapy
When you are feeling overwhelmed, it is very difficult to prioritize. No matter what is stressing you right now, it is very likely that negative self-talk needs to addressed and re-shaped. My clients are usually going through some sort of life transition or are finding previous ways they've coped are not working in the same way. Your goal is to solve current issues, but usually that means tracing the roots of past pain and past patterns of thinking. I've identified 10 symptoms of most anxiety AND a plan for gifting yourself with the best tools to deposit mind-clutter to the curb.
Esther Kim
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Monrovia, CA 91016
Offers online therapy
Hi, I’m Esther! I believe it is an honor to listen to people’s stories. If you are a teen or adult who is looking for support in your closest relationships with a partner, friends, or family members, please give me a call. I specialize in helping people who are ready to make positive changes in their relationships or who need tools for communicating their feelings and needs. If you are depressed or anxious about the state of your relationships, you've come to the right place: therapy is a safe place to learn how to thrive.
(626) 317-9673
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Monrovia, CA 91016
Offers online therapy
Hi, I’m Esther! I believe it is an honor to listen to people’s stories. If you are a teen or adult who is looking for support in your closest relationships with a partner, friends, or family members, please give me a call. I specialize in helping people who are ready to make positive changes in their relationships or who need tools for communicating their feelings and needs. If you are depressed or anxious about the state of your relationships, you've come to the right place: therapy is a safe place to learn how to thrive.
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Jill Alonzo, LMFT
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, MFT, MA Verified
Monrovia, CA 91016
Perhaps you have reached a point in your life in which something has to change; the sadness, anger, confusion or depression have become too great a burden to carry. Perhaps you have been a victim of profound brokenness and long for healing and a brighter future. Or perhaps you desperately want to be a good parent, but it seems like everything you have tried hasn't worked. If this is you, I would be honored to come alongside you and offer my assistance. It takes wisdom to recognize when a problem exists and courage to do something about it.
(626) 275-8745
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Monrovia, CA 91016
Perhaps you have reached a point in your life in which something has to change; the sadness, anger, confusion or depression have become too great a burden to carry. Perhaps you have been a victim of profound brokenness and long for healing and a brighter future. Or perhaps you desperately want to be a good parent, but it seems like everything you have tried hasn't worked. If this is you, I would be honored to come alongside you and offer my assistance. It takes wisdom to recognize when a problem exists and courage to do something about it.
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Katharine (Kayt) Ruiz Pattee
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Monrovia, CA 91016
Offers online therapy
You're feeling blocked; emotionally or creatively. You're worried about the future and wanting to feel like you again. You are ready to let go of all that no longer serves you so you can freely move forward in your life and live up to your highest potential. Whether this is a solo journey, or includes your partner, you are ready to evolve.
(424) 329-1929
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Monrovia, CA 91016
Offers online therapy
You're feeling blocked; emotionally or creatively. You're worried about the future and wanting to feel like you again. You are ready to let go of all that no longer serves you so you can freely move forward in your life and live up to your highest potential. Whether this is a solo journey, or includes your partner, you are ready to evolve.
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Megan Lundgren
Marriage & Family Therapist, MSMFT, LMFT Verified
Monrovia, CA 91016
Offers online therapy
If you're looking for ways to improve your closest relationships or cope with stress, let's connect. I have a deep commitment to healing and strengthening the bonds within peoples’ most significant relationships. Adults, couples, teens and families are all welcome.
(626) 873-7471
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Monrovia, CA 91016
Offers online therapy
If you're looking for ways to improve your closest relationships or cope with stress, let's connect. I have a deep commitment to healing and strengthening the bonds within peoples’ most significant relationships. Adults, couples, teens and families are all welcome.
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Patrick Reeves
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT Verified
Monrovia, CA 91016
Offers online therapy
This challenging time may be creating disruption in your life as well as awakening awareness of problematic patterns and pain from the past. So often our frustrations and emotional pain are rooted in parts of ourselves of which we are largely unaware. You may feel stuck in patterns of bad relationships, loss of identity, or lacking meaning in life, even when you know you want to break free. You may be defined by your job or family role, but what else are you? What is missing in your life from not knowing all that you really are?
(626) 415-0964
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Monrovia, CA 91016
Offers online therapy
This challenging time may be creating disruption in your life as well as awakening awareness of problematic patterns and pain from the past. So often our frustrations and emotional pain are rooted in parts of ourselves of which we are largely unaware. You may feel stuck in patterns of bad relationships, loss of identity, or lacking meaning in life, even when you know you want to break free. You may be defined by your job or family role, but what else are you? What is missing in your life from not knowing all that you really are?
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Radiantly Mindful Counseling Services
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, AMFT Verified
Monrovia, CA 91016
An ideal client is someone who has experienced trauma, large or small and feels stuck in wanting to reach their full potential. At times, the mind may not recall the triggered event, but all the memories are stored in the body. There are subconscious patterns of behavior/thought process that can go unnoticed, but the client is eager to work through it with me as their therapist and bring it to their awareness. From there, we can go on the journey of self-actualization and unblocking the trauma that is no longer servicing them.
(626) 240-1975
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Monrovia, CA 91016
An ideal client is someone who has experienced trauma, large or small and feels stuck in wanting to reach their full potential. At times, the mind may not recall the triggered event, but all the memories are stored in the body. There are subconscious patterns of behavior/thought process that can go unnoticed, but the client is eager to work through it with me as their therapist and bring it to their awareness. From there, we can go on the journey of self-actualization and unblocking the trauma that is no longer servicing them.
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Salina Corral
PsyD, MA
Monrovia, CA 91016
Are you stuck? Overcome what is keeping you from achieving your goals. Life Focus can meet you halfway in helping you to make changes and creating results. You want improve your confidence? Enhance your skills and performance at the workplace, school, and relationships? Learn how to effectively speak in front of a group or keep friends? Life coaching focuses on the here-and-now and future success through problem solving and collaboration. We can work together in making an action plan fit for you. Need accountability? Life Focus provides you with support, encouragement, and accountability.
(714) 361-9339
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Monrovia, CA 91016
Are you stuck? Overcome what is keeping you from achieving your goals. Life Focus can meet you halfway in helping you to make changes and creating results. You want improve your confidence? Enhance your skills and performance at the workplace, school, and relationships? Learn how to effectively speak in front of a group or keep friends? Life coaching focuses on the here-and-now and future success through problem solving and collaboration. We can work together in making an action plan fit for you. Need accountability? Life Focus provides you with support, encouragement, and accountability.
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Natasha Morisawa
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Monrovia, CA 91016
Offers online therapy
If you have a hard time remembering when you felt good or really cared about yourself, therapy CAN help. You can make changes in relationships and life that bring you DEEP SATISFACTION. I help you know yourself better so that you may better help yourself. I'm interested, caring, and professional. It's been my honor to help clients find relief, deepen relationships and recover from trauma.Many of the most successful people in our communities have worked through adversity and taken non-traditional paths to success. Let me help you find yours!
(626) 478-3909
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Monrovia, CA 91016
Offers online therapy
If you have a hard time remembering when you felt good or really cared about yourself, therapy CAN help. You can make changes in relationships and life that bring you DEEP SATISFACTION. I help you know yourself better so that you may better help yourself. I'm interested, caring, and professional. It's been my honor to help clients find relief, deepen relationships and recover from trauma.Many of the most successful people in our communities have worked through adversity and taken non-traditional paths to success. Let me help you find yours!
Shir Shanun
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Monrovia, CA 91016
Offers online therapy
When we change ourselves we create change in our life and relationships. Therapy is a journey of self discovery to develop intimacy and create meaning in life and relationships. Gain new understanding and fulfillment. Through exploration of your past and present I will help you develop nurturing relationships with others and with your empathetic genuine self; connect with playfulness and creativity; understand repetition in your life; discover the unconscious role in your decisions ; experience intimacy and alleviate depression and anxiety as we transform suffering into growth. More about me at https://www.eotstherapy.com/home.html
(626) 376-4994
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Monrovia, CA 91016
Offers online therapy
When we change ourselves we create change in our life and relationships. Therapy is a journey of self discovery to develop intimacy and create meaning in life and relationships. Gain new understanding and fulfillment. Through exploration of your past and present I will help you develop nurturing relationships with others and with your empathetic genuine self; connect with playfulness and creativity; understand repetition in your life; discover the unconscious role in your decisions ; experience intimacy and alleviate depression and anxiety as we transform suffering into growth. More about me at https://www.eotstherapy.com/home.html
Relationships For Better: Individuals + Couples
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Monrovia, CA 91016
You want to thrive in your closest relationship: we're here for you. My name is Megan Lundgren, and I am the Director of Relationships For Better, a relationship counseling private practice based in Monrovia, in the San Gabriel Valley. My team of experienced and skilled therapists specializes in helping people navigate relationship hurdles with compassion and care. Relationships are the most important part of life: let's make them better, together.
(626) 587-2299
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Monrovia, CA 91016
You want to thrive in your closest relationship: we're here for you. My name is Megan Lundgren, and I am the Director of Relationships For Better, a relationship counseling private practice based in Monrovia, in the San Gabriel Valley. My team of experienced and skilled therapists specializes in helping people navigate relationship hurdles with compassion and care. Relationships are the most important part of life: let's make them better, together.
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The Place Within
Monrovia, CA 91016
Offers online therapy
Located in a quaint neighborhood, The Place Within has been serving the counseling and mental health needs of Monrovia and the San Gabriel Valley for over 30 years. We offer AFFORDABLE COUNSELING to adults, children, teens, families and couples. Our name suggests a core belief that informs our philosophy of life and our work as therapists. Deep within each of us is a source of wisdom, joy, and peace that can be tapped under the right circumstances. If you are having trouble finding and using your "Place Within," we are dedicated and trained to assist and support you with that inner journey.
(626) 344-8987
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Monrovia, CA 91016
Offers online therapy
Located in a quaint neighborhood, The Place Within has been serving the counseling and mental health needs of Monrovia and the San Gabriel Valley for over 30 years. We offer AFFORDABLE COUNSELING to adults, children, teens, families and couples. Our name suggests a core belief that informs our philosophy of life and our work as therapists. Deep within each of us is a source of wisdom, joy, and peace that can be tapped under the right circumstances. If you are having trouble finding and using your "Place Within," we are dedicated and trained to assist and support you with that inner journey.

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