Find a Therapist near Santa Monica, CA

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It’s normal to experience mental health issues and relationship problems. Talking to a licensed therapist can help. Therapy can teach you more about yourself and your mental health concerns in a healing way. Many therapies are evidence-based and have been proven effective.

Since 2007, GoodTherapy has helped people like you connect with ethical, compassionate counselors and therapists. The therapists listed above, who practice therapy in Santa Monica, are trained to protect client confidentiality and privacy. In keeping with our high membership standards, these mental health professionals are also committed to eliminating the stigma that keeps many people from seeking help.

If you are looking for a specific type of therapist, you can search for marriage or couples counseling in Santa Monica or find a child psychologist or family therapist in Santa Monica. You can also connect with Santa Monica therapists who specialize in treating anxiety or depression. In addition, some therapists provide group therapy, which is typically a therapist-led session with multiple people.

Beliefs about how much therapy costs may deter some people from finding a therapist. It’s a good idea to contact therapists you’re interested in and ask about insurance, sliding-scale fees, payment plans, and other options to stay within your budget.

Rest assured there are qualified therapists in Santa Monica who can treat a variety of concerns, including family conflict, relationship issues, anxiety, or depression. With our directory, the right therapist is easy to find.

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Mental Health Statistics for Santa Monica

Access to mental health treatment is a concern in Santa Monica and the surrounding county. According to 2011-2014 data, 16% of people in Los Angeles County need help for mental health or substance abuse issues. However, 45% of people who need help do not receive treatment. Part of the issue may be financial. In Santa Monica, 9% of people under 65 do not have health insurance.

Suicide is also a serious issue in the county. Roughly 8% of adults in Los Angeles County have seriously considered killing themselves. Homosexual residents are over twice as likely as heterosexual residents to consider suicide (16.7% vs. 7.7%). White residents are the most likely to consider suicide, while Asian residents are the least likely (9.2% v.s. 5.6%).


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  2. QuickFacts: Santa Monica city, California. (n.d.). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved from
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