Resources for Parents of Teens & California Residents

Welcome to our Resources page! Here, we’ve curated a collection of valuable information and support for parents of teens and local residents in El Segundo. As mental health providers, we understand the unique challenges that parents face and aim to provide resources that foster a supportive and nurturing environment for both parents and their children.

Parent Resources

50 Ways to Be a Fantastic Parent – All-time favorite parenting tips from the board of advisors for

Positive Parenting Tips – Nurture the growth of your child at every stage of their development using a Positive Parenting approach.

Supportive Parenting for Anxious Childhood Emotions (SPACE) – A parent-based treatment program for children and adolescents with anxiety, OCD, and related problems

Talking Parents – Make co-parenting easier through better communication

Educational Opportunities

FastWeb – Browse through the largest scholarship database for high school, college and graduate students for scholarship, internships, and college information

Fusion Academy – Personalized private school offering one-on-one education

Mental Health Resources

Airport Marina Counseling Services (AMCS) – This community-based mental health clinic serves the LAX, South Bay, and West Los Angeles area

Antioch Community Therapy Services (ACTS) – This community-based mental health clinic offers free therapy services for those in need.

Center for Discovery – This organization specializes in eating disorders.

Colors Youth Counseling Center – This youth counseling center provides free LGBTQAI+ affirmative counseling and healing psychotherapeutic services to youth under 25 and their families.

Open Path Counseling Center – This counseling center provides quality mental health services at an affordable rate that best fits your budget.

Southern California Counseling Center – This counseling center allows you to set rates based on your ability to pay.

The Relational Center – Groups, classes and workshops that promote the importance of relationships.

Recovery Support Groups

Al-Anon / Alateen – For family members and teens worried about someone with a drinking problem

Alcoholics Anonymous – A 12-step program for people who want to stop drinking

Refuge Recovery – A Buddhist path to recovering from addiction

SMART Recovery – An alternative, non-secular approach to addiction recovery with an emphasis on building health coping skills.

We hope that these resources prove helpful in navigating the challenges of parenting children and adolescents. Remember, you’re not alone, and support is available. If you have any specific questions or would like personalized assistance, please don’t hesitate to reach out. We are here to help you build a strong and resilient family.