$62,514
Avg. Salary
$44.10
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Psychotherapist in Los Angeles, California is $44.10 per hour.

The average pay for a Psychotherapist in Los Angeles, California is $62,514 per year.

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Job Description for Psychotherapist

A psychotherapist assists individuals, families and specific groups to help with identifying trauma and psychological issues that may be affecting their lives on an emotional, behavioral and/or psychological level. Understanding inner conflicts as well as processing a patient's emotions, behaviors and thought patterns are among the responsibilities of a psychotherapist. A psychotherapist works with a variety of therapy methods, including hypo-psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy and even humanistic and integrative psychotherapy. Scheduling individual and group therapy sessions is an important duty of psychotherapists, allowing multiple options for those who are seeking counseling and advice of any kind.

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Psychotherapist Tasks

  • Manage caseload and documentation
  • Counsel individuals, groups or families to help them understand problems and develop treatment plans
  • Identify psychological, emotional or behavioral issues and diagnose disorders
  • Provide for referrals and community contacts

About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

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Key Stats for Psychotherapist

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %
5-9 years
89%
10-19 years
11%

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 38%