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Craig G. Clark, Ph.D.

Craig G. Clark, Ph.D.

Verified Credentials

Psychology, Psychotherapy, Counselling

Age groups I work with: Children, Teens, Adults

"Sharing our personal struggles with an objective and supportive psychologist can be one of the most personally rewarding things we can do for ourselves. A..." read more

South Pasadena, CA 91030

Pasadena, CA 91107

Craig G. Clark, Ph.D. Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 06645

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Elany Mueller, LMFT

Elany Mueller, LMFT

Verified Credentials

Marriage & Family Therapy, Psychotherapy

Age groups I work with: Teens, Adults, Elders

"My desire and passion to become a therapist had a lot to do with my own personal challenges. I was fortunate to have found a wonderful therapist while in m..." read more

Pasadena, CA 91101

Elany Mueller, LMFT Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 19569

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Arsalan Malik, MD

Arsalan Malik, MD

Verified Credentials

Psychiatry, Mental Health Counseling, Medicine

Age groups I work with: Adults, Elders

"In my thinking about patients, I follow the dictum: "all perception is co-creation." We create the environment we perceive to suit our own dogmas, emotions..." read more

Santa Monica, CA 90403

Pasadena, CA 91105

Arsalan Malik, MD Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 12939

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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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Marcos Zamora-Sanchez, MSW, ASW

Marcos Zamora-Sanchez, MSW, ASW

Verified Credentials

Clinical Social Work, Psychotherapy, Counseling

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

"My philosophy and approach to a mindful therapeutic experience is grounded in healthy boundaries and goal-oriented treatment. I am here to provide a safe a..." read more

Pasadena, CA 91101

Marcos Zamora-Sanchez, MSW, ASW Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 19462

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Dr. Lukas Jaeggi

Dr. Lukas Jaeggi

Verified Credentials

Psychotherapy, Psychology, Mental Health Counseling

Age groups I work with: Children, Teens, Adults

"Do you feel frustrated? Do you struggle in your relationships? Are you losing your connection with your teen or worried about the impact of divorce on them..." read more

Pasadena, CA 91101

Dr. Lukas Jaeggi Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 17649

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Stacey Fuller, LMFT

Stacey Fuller, LMFT

Verified Credentials

Mental Health Counseling, Counseling

Age groups I work with: Adults, Elders

"You've received the news that we all fear: You have cancer. For most of us a cancer diagnosis comes like a bolt from the blue and shakes us to our very cor..." read more

Pasadena, CA 91101

Stacey Fuller, LMFT Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 20696

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Khara Fuentes, LMFT

Khara Fuentes, LMFT

Verified Credentials

Marriage & Family Therapy

Age groups I work with: Children, Teens, Adults

"Is your daughter spending more time alone in her bedroom with the door closed? Is she more irritable, sensitive and crying without explanation? Maybe she s..." read more

Pasadena, CA 91101

Khara Fuentes, LMFT Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 16467

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Kent S. Kinzley, M.A., MFT

Kent S. Kinzley, M.A., MFT

Verified Credentials

Marriage & Family Therapy, Counseling, Psychotherapy

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

"I listen to what each person wants for themselves regarding relationships, educational advancement and career, and empower them to attain it...." read more

Pasadena, CA 91101

Kent S. Kinzley, M.A., MFT Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 05016

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Patricia Morales

Patricia Morales

Verified Credentials

Psychotherapy, Psychology, Counseling Psychology

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

"I believe that people are the experts in their own life and that at times there are things and circumstances that get in the way for being our best and nee..." read more

Pasadena, CA 91107

Patricia Morales Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 20655

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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/