Sierra Madre, California

Choices Counseling & Skills Center

A happy, healthy you, is why we’re here.

Choices Counseling & Skills Center

37 Auburn Avenue, Suite #1
Sierra Madre, CA 91024
626-470-9834
Choices Counseling & Skills Center, Counseling, Health and Beauty, Sierra Madre, California

At some point in their lives, everyone can use some help feeling their best. Choices Counseling & Skills Center in Sierra Madre, California, is dedicated to helping you lead a happy and healthy life. Offering high-quality mental health and personal development programs, such as therapy, motivational interviewing, and self-improvement counseling, these professionals will equip you with the tools you need to improve your life.

The sensitive and skilled staff at Choices Counseling & Skills Center offers a variety of services tailored to diverse needs. Their Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) focuses on skills acquisition to improve emotional, behavioral, and cognitive stability. Their workshops—which can range from a single, 90-minute session to a full semester of classes—offer social-emotional teaching that gives participants the tools for communicating more effectively. They also offer tailored counseling services for families, individuals, and couples.

If you or a loved one could use help in attaining a better mental and emotional quality of life, consider the services of Choices Counseling & Skills Center in Sierra Madre. Whether you need social skills training or therapy for depression, these professionals can help you in your journey toward self-improvement. You can learn more about their services on their website. If you have any questions or would like to set up the first appointment, don’t hesitate to call (626) 470-9834. A happier, healthier you is possible—you just have to take the first step!

Announcements & Events from Choices Counseling & Skills Center
Choices Counseling & Skills Center Now Open in Valencia, Upper San Gabriel Valley, California
For over 20 years, Choices Counseling & Skills Center has been providing innovative counseling, mental health programs, and personal development classes to the residents of Calif...read more
3 Common Relationship Problems Counseling Can Address, Upper San Gabriel Valley, California
All couples face challenges—even those that seem perfect from the outside. Whether you and your partner struggle to see eye-to-eye or have trouble communicating, ...read more
How to Differentiate Between Temporary Sadness & Depression, Upper San Gabriel Valley, California
As humans we all experience situations that can cause temporary sadness. But how can you tell the difference between a common emotional reaction and depression? The professional...read more
How to Limit Children's Screen Time & Promote Healthy Social Skill Development, Upper San Gabriel Valley, California
While tablets, phones, and computers are essential to the modern world, the American Academy of Pediatrics encourages parents to set consistent restrictions on their children’s ...read more
Early Bird Rates for Advanced DBT Training in Los Angeles CA, Upper San Gabriel Valley, California
Choices Counseling & Skills Center in Sierra Madre has teamed up with the Institute for Girls’ Development for a 4-day Advanced Dialectical Behavior Therapy training for pro...read more
Those with family members suffering with Borderline Personality Disorder and other disorders of emotion dysregulation can benefit from education and a support system. According to th...read more
Parenting is a tough job, made even harder when your child is struggling in school or another area of their life. Choices Counseling & Skills Center provides parents in Sier...read more
No matter how much you love your family, holiday reunions can create stress and test nearly anyone’s patience. Especially when everyone has issues to deal with, coming together can l...read more
There are many different ways people deal with their emotions, but some are more effective than others. The counseling professionals from Choices Counseling & Skills Center ...read more
Choices Counseling & Skills Center has something for everyone, which is why they’re hosting an open house November 3rd from 4 pm to 8 pm at 37 Auburn Avenue, Suite...read more
Whether you’re a parent, teacher, or counselor, if you deal with people with big emotions, then you don’t want to miss this workshop. On Friday, November 3, 2017, Choices Counse...read more
From playing games to texting friends and watching movies, it’s possible to do practically anything on electronic devices today. The counseling professionals at Choices Counseling &a...read more
No matter how healthy your relationship is, nearly all couples have an occasional argument. The experts at Choices Counseling & Skills Center in Sierra Madre, CA, expla...read more
As any dedicated teacher knows, students need more from you than just facts and formulas. Success in school and life require a range of social skills which your students ar...read more
Coping with the passing of a loved one can be one of the most challenging times in your life. Grief often leads to depression, making it feel as though life will never return to norm...read more
Summer may be a time for relaxing and enjoying the warmer weather, but it’s also the perfect season to work on improving your life so you can be the best version of yourself. With th...read more
Pasadena, CA Livestream Family Connections Training for Professionals and Family Members Livestream training with Dr. Perry Hoffman and Dr. Alan Fruzzetti Live On-Site Facilitation ...read more
College is an exciting time for many, though for some it isn’t all fun and exciting experiences. From navigating new social circles to coping with the pressure of exams, hi...read more
Jacqui Pinn is a Marriage and Family Therapist Intern with over 30 years experience as a corporate trainer, multicultural and social justice educator, higher education administrato...read more
If you often bite your nails, avoid eye contact, or engage in other nervous habits, you might be presenting signs that you suffer from anxiety. Choices Counseling & Skills Center...read more
A mental illness like borderline personality disorder or others related to the inability to regulate emotions has a reach far beyond the diagnosed individual. Friends and family...read more
Whether you have an important report due or are answering almost nonstop phone calls, stressful experiences are part of many jobs. However, it’s important to relax and take a deep br...read more
Marriage counseling has become an increasingly accepted means for couples in distress to improve their relationship. However, some people still question the success of this therapeut...read more
The benefits of meditation for adults, from increased feelings of calmness to better sleep, have been widely documented. However, evidence suggests even young children can reap the r...read more
Rachelle Bodle is a Marriage and Family Therapy Intern who received a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from The Chicago Sc...read more
Skills for Personal Success Classes This summer, take some time to focus on you! Choices Counseling & Skills Center is offering a 12-week social-emotional development course for...read more
If you are practicing dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) to put yourself in better position to reach goals in life, Choices Counseling & Skills Center in Sierra Madre, CA, w...read more
The internet has made possible many things people were unable to accomplish just a decade ago, but with it has also come the unfortunate activity of cyberbullying. As leading family ...read more
If you feel stressed or panicked, you may react by taking quick, shallow breaths—which can actually make you feel worse. Fortunately, the expert therapists at Choices Counseling &...read more
As a professional therapist, you likely spend at least some time working with clients who struggle with emotion regulation. While there are a wide variety of effective approaches ava...read more
At Choices Counseling & Skills Center in Sierra Madre, CA, the focus is on helping you become the best version of yourself. Their trained and skilled staff is on hand to help you...read more
No matter where you make a living, feeling stressed out at work is inevitable. However, there are several steps you can take to relax and make it home each day with yo...read more
Being bullied in school is a traumatic experience that can have far-reaching consequences. According to one recent study, young teens who are frequently bullied have twice the risk o...read more
Lynn Kawabe is a Marriage and Family Therapy Intern trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy with experience working with children, adolescents, adults and families in residential, co...read more
Bridget Taormina, MFT is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with more than 25 years of experience helping parents and children. She has been working in private practice in Pasa...read more
Bridget Taormina, MFT is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with more than 25 years of experience helping parents and children. She has been working in private practice in Pasa...read more
For the past eight years, Choices Counseling & Skills Center has proudly served the Sierra Madre community with an array of mental health and wellness offerings, from dialectical...read more
COMING OCTOBER 2016! Choices Counseling & Skills Center is excited to announce the addition of our Thriving Couples – DBT Skills classes. Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a...read more
No matter where you are in life, everyone can use a little help to get through the everyday ups and downs and become a stronger person in the process. That’s why Choices Counseling &...read more
 Two things we know: School is back in session and October is National Bullying Prevention Month! Choices announces an exciting series of local bullying prevention workshops...read more
Hearing the news that Mom and Dad are getting a divorce is tough on children. While this will never be an easy conversation, the family therapy experts at Choices Counseling & Sk...read more
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is based on managing emotions in a healthy way. The idea is to improve interactions with the world at large and enjoy a more fully realized existen...read more
Sustaining a healthy romantic relationship isn’t always easy. Especially with careers, financial concerns, and sometimes children to consider, relationships can suffer amid the ...read more
Choices Counseling & Skills Center is pleased to offer a Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) introduction workshop on Friday, July 22nd, specifically designed for substance use di...read more