Therapists in California specializing in Race & Cultural Identity and Existential Therapy

Therapy for Race & Cultural Identity Mental Health Issues

Below you'll find a list of therapists and mental health care providers who offer online and in-person appointments. You can use the filters above to refine your search.

Challenges around race and cultural identity vary enormously, including issues related to discrimination, racism, and intergenerational trauma. Working with a therapist who specializes in race and cultural identity may help you overcome mental health challenges linked to your identity.

Existential Therapy

Existential therapy focuses on self-awareness, self-determination, rational choice, and a continuous search for meaning. It operates under the belief that anxiety is natural and that the exploration of personal experiences can lead to psychological well-being. You’ll find mental health professionals who specialize in existential therapy listed below.

Finding Psychologists, Therapists, and Counselors in California

Finding a therapist in California may be easier in the city of Los Angeles. Online therapy may be your best option if you live in more rural areas or if a therapist with a particular specialty is not located near you

Out of pocket costs for therapy in California will be between $110 - $150+ per session. For couples counseling and family therapy, costs are around $120 - $175+ per session. First appointments with a therapist tend to be a little longer and may cost a little more. Also, it’s important to note that specialized services can cost more.

There are over 58,500 therapists in the State of California with licenses, including Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), Psychologists (Ph.D. and Psy.D.).

If you think you might qualify for free or reduced-cost services from the state, take a look at the DMHC website and/or see if you qualify for Medi-Cal.

Licensed clinicians (and even interns) are held to strict practice guidelines to protect clients. If you’d like to learn more about identifying and reporting misconduct, learn more here.

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