Find a Therapist in Pasadena, CA

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Petar Sardelich LMFT/PT/MAC

Petar Sardelich LMFT/PT/MAC

Verified Credentials

Counseling Psychology, Marriage & Family Therapy, Coaching

Age groups I work with: Teens, Adults

"People come to therapy for two basic reasons: they feel bad and want to feel better, or, they simply want to grow and improve their lives. Feeling better ..." read more

Pasadena, CA 91101

Petar Sardelich LMFT/PT/MAC Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 04163

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Nancy Urena, M.A., Marriage and Family Therapist Intern

Nancy Urena, M.A., Marriage and Family Therapist Intern

Verified Credentials

Counseling Psychology, Marriage & Family Therapy

Age groups I work with: Children, Teens, Adults

"Feel like giving up or finding yourself not knowing what to do to help your child and your family? Has your child's behavior changed, are they having diffi..." read more

Pasadena, CA 91101

Nancy Urena, M.A., Marriage and Family Therapist Intern Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 16567

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Melissa Springstead, MFT

Melissa Springstead, MFT

Verified Credentials

Psychotherapy, Marriage & Family Therapy, Coaching

Age groups I work with: Children, Teens, Adults

"I am an MFT with experience tutoring, teaching and offering psychotherapy to adolescents, children and their families. Though I work together with clients ..." read more

Pasadena, CA 91105

Melissa Springstead, MFT Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 16970

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Marijane DiCandia

Marijane DiCandia

Verified Credentials

Marriage & Family Therapy, Naturopathy

Age groups I work with: Children, Teens, Adults, Elders

"Marijane is a private practice therapist at Tree of Life Healing in Pasadena. She believes the therapeutic relationship can be an invaluable road to self-d..." read more

Pasadena, CA 91101

Marijane DiCandia Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 20001

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Natalie Brooks, MA, MFT

Natalie Brooks, MA, MFT

Verified Credentials

Psychotherapy, Counselling

Age groups I work with: Teens, Adults

"Are you feeling scared, anxious, and overwhelmed by self-hatred, obsessive thoughts about food, weight, calories, and exercise? Do you feel sad and depress..." read more

Claremont, CA 91711

Pasadena, CA 91106

Natalie Brooks, MA, MFT Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 20531

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Eric Sullivan

Eric Sullivan

Verified Credentials

Marriage & Family Therapy

Age groups I work with: Teens, Adults

"As a proud gay man with a specialization in LGBT Affirmative Psychotherapy, I have a deep passion for working with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender (L..." read more

Pasadena, CA 91101

Eric Sullivan Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 21893

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Daniel Linscott, MAT, PsyD

Daniel Linscott, MAT, PsyD

Verified Credentials

Psychotherapy, Psychology

Age groups I work with: Children, Teens, Adults

"As people turn to therapy when we have encountered a situation that we were not prepared for, maybe it's something that happened suddenly or the it's a rea..." read more

Pasadena, CA 91106

Daniel Linscott, MAT, PsyD Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 18469

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Dr. Julie Mikashus

Dr. Julie Mikashus

Verified Credentials

Psychology

Age groups I work with: Teens, Adults

"I specialize in helping people who are going through difficult life phases and transitions that are causing symptoms of anxiety, depression, or relationshi..." read more

Pasadena, CA 91101

Dr. Julie Mikashus Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 00514

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Andreas DiMeo, PhD

Andreas DiMeo, PhD

Verified Credentials

Psychology, Psychotherapy, Counseling Psychology

Age groups I work with: Teens, Adults, Elders

"I tailor my therapeutic approach uniquely to your presenting concerns and goals in therapy. You are provided clear expectations of what treatment involves ..." read more

Pasadena, CA 91101

Andreas DiMeo, PhD Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 12747

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Cristina Mardirossian, M.A., LMFT

Cristina Mardirossian, M.A., LMFT

Verified Credentials

Marriage & Family Therapy, Psychotherapy, Counselling

Age groups I work with: Adults

"If you are living with traumatic events from your past, ranging from insult, abuse, humiliation, violence, attachment wounds, or even subtle disappointment..." read more

Pasadena, CA 91106

Cristina Mardirossian, M.A., LMFT Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 07666

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Pasadena, California is located in the San Gabriel Valley in Los Angeles County. Although it is part of the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, the largest civic mental health division in the United States, Pasadena prides itself on taking ownership of the mental health and psychological well-being of its approximately 134,000 residents. The Pasadena Public Health Department was implemented over 100 years ago and stands with only two other California cities that take full responsibility for the well-being of citizens through a variety of community services and programs1. The goal of the Pasadena Public Health Department is to help each resident achieve the highest level of physical, mental, economic, social, and spiritual health.

 

Mental Health Statistics
Rates of mental illness and emotional disturbance for Pasadena are incorporated into the rates for the region at large. The California Health and Human Services Agency reported that in Los Angeles County in 2000, 6.4% of all adults and 7.8% of young people had a serious mental illness or emotional disturbance2.

 

Substance use is another major problem in the greater Los Angeles area, including Pasadena. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Association estimates that nearly 15.4% of all adult residents in the region have used illicit drugs, including prescription pain medication and marijuana. Of all area residents, nearly 9% have reported a substance abuse or dependency problem while roughly 6% have had a major depressive episode3. These psychological and addiction issues have led to one of the highest inpatient 72-hour psychiatric evaluation rates in the state. Over 46,000 Los Angeles County residents were admitted to a facility for evaluation during the years of 2008 and 20094.

 

City-Sponsored Mental Health Resources
The Pasadena Recovery Center is funded by the city’s health department and has been providing addiction treatment, recovery, and therapeutic services to residents of Pasadena for more than three decades. The outpatient recovery program offers individual therapy, group counseling, family and partner groups, and interventions addressing domestic violence, anger, and parenting issues. The treatment services at the Recovery Center are affiliated with the California Office of Alcohol and Drug Programs and are sponsored by CalWORK and General Relief services5.

 

Prevention is one of the core elements of recovery, and the center partners with agencies, community groups, nonprofit organizations, churches, schools, and others willing to bring awareness and education to those in need. Another successful branch of the center is the Driving Under the Influence program which provides individual and group counseling, education, and workshops in both Spanish and English.

 

The Andrew Escajeda Comprehensive Care Services (AECCS)6 is also part of the Pasadena Public Health Department and offers comprehensive HIV/AIDS services to residents. Through outpatient and outreach programs, AECCS has been providing compassionate, competent mental and medical treatment for more than 20 years. Mental health services at AECCS include crisis intervention, continuing care referrals, assessments, case management, personalized treatment plans, brief counseling, and medication monitoring. AECCS is just one more opportunity for personalized, community-based, client-centered care offered through the city of Pasadena.

 

1 The City of Pasadena, Department of Public Health. (2013). About the Public Health Department. Retrieved from http://www.ci.pasadena.ca.us/PublicHealth/

2 California Health and Human Services Agency, Department of Mental Health. (2004). Original Prevalence Data Based on the 2000 Census Estimates of Prevalence of Persons with Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED) and Serious Mental Illness (SMI) Los Angeles County. Retrieved from http://www.dmh.ca.gov/statistics_and_data_analysis/docs/Prevalence_Rates/Los%20Angeles/Table1.pdf

3 SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality. (2012) National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006 to 2010. Substance Use and Mental Disorders in the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana MSA. Retrieved from http://www.samhsa.gov/data/NSDUHMetroBriefReports/NSDUH-Metro-Los-Angeles.pdf

4 California Health and Human Services Agency, Department of Mental Health. (2011). Adult 72-hour evaluations and treatments by county fiscal year 2008-2009. Retrieved from http://www.dmh.ca.gov/statistics_and_data_analysis/docs/InvoluntaryDetention_FY08-09/Rep0809_final_rev_21oct11.pdf

5 City of Long Beach, Department of Health and Human Services. (2013). Overview, center for families and youth. Retrieved from http://www.ci.pasadena.ca.us/publichealth/recovery_center/

6 The City of Pasadena, Department of Public Health. (2013). Andrew Escajeda Comprehensive Care Services. Retrieved from http://www.ci.pasadena.ca.us/publichealth/AECCS/