Kathleen McGrogan, Psychologist in California

Kathleen McGrogan, Psy.D.

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Experienced & genuinely caring, Dr. Kathleen McGrogan, is a Psychologist providing therapy in person in Hermosa Beach & virtually in CA, for adults age 18-90+ for anxiety, depression, grief & loss, transitions, work/life/relationship balance, managing stress & coping w/serious medical diagnoses. Dr. McGrogan Psy.D., is an out of network provider offering a sliding scale fee & is LGBTQ2s+ affirmative & faith/spirituality affirmative. For a free 15 min consultation call 424-218-6656.
La Dra. Kathleen McGrogan, Psy.D., es una psicóloga bilingüe, con mas de veinte años de experiencia profesional, digna de confianza y genuinamente cariñosa,. Ofrece terapia a adultos de varias culturas y edades en su oficina en Hermosa beach, CA or por telemedicina en California. Ofrece terapia para ansiedad, depression, trauma, luto y pérdida y apoyo adaptando a cambios, estrés o diagnósticos serios de salud. Ofrece una escala deslizante y es LGBTQ afirmativo y afirmativo de su fe/espiritualidad.

(version en Espanol sigue)
Experienced, professional, trustworthy, and genuinely caring, Dr. Kathleen McGrogan, Psy.D., is a bi-lingual, Spanish speaking licensed Clinical Psychologist with 20+ years of experience serving culturally and economically diverse adults of all ages. Her warmth and humor eases you right into the therapeutic work while supporting you to adapt, cope with ongoing stress, overcome challenges, heal, thrive and bloom where you are planted.
Services include both in person Psychotherapy in Hermosa Beach and Telehealth throughout Southern California. Dr. McGrogan offers evidence based psychotherapy for depression, anxiety, stress, trauma, grief and loss, including perinatal loss and supportive therapy for navigating life transitions & stage of life concerns such as off to college, seeking a life partner, newly married, parenthood, career change, balancing work-life-relationship challenges, empty nest, retirement and divorce.

Specialties include: Parents, Health Care Professionals, Clinicians, Young adults, Midlife Adults and Older Adults, as well as Adults navigating the stress of a serious health diagnoses and treatment such as chemo, amputation, dialyses.

Are you seeking support or guidance to help manage anxiety, worries, sadness, frustrations, moodiness, stress or isolation? Together we’ll explore the personal impact of your situation, and gently challenge expectations and perfect pictures, examine self-limiting beliefs and thoughts, worries and concerns. Would you like to learn to communicate more effectively in ways that get your needs met? I can help you gain new perspectives, strategies, tools and skills and see yourself and others with more compassion and humor. Therapy may help you experience greater balance, satisfaction, freedom and joy in even the most challenging situations.

Version en Espanol
Experimentada, profesional, confiable y genuinamente cariñosa, la Dra. Kathleen McGrogan, Psy.D., es una psicóloga bilingüe con más de 20 años de experiencia sirviendo a adultos de varias culturas y económicamente diversos. Su calidez y humor te facilitan el trabajo terapéutico mientras te ayudan a adaptarte, hacer frente al estrés continuo, superar desafíos, sanar, prosperar y florecer donde estás plantado.
Los servicios incluyen psicoterapia en persona en Hermosa Beach y telesalud en todo el sur de California. La Dra. Katalina ofrece psicoterapia para la depresión, la ansiedad, el estrés, el trauma, el duelo y la pérdida, incluida la pérdida perinatal y la terapia de apoyo para navegar las transiciones de la vida y las inquietudes de la etapa de la vida, como ir a la universidad, buscar una pareja, recién casados, paternidad , cambio de carrera, equilibrar los desafíos de la relación trabajo-vida, el nido vacío, la jubilación y el divorcio.

Las especialidades incluyen: padres, profesionales de la salud, médicos, adultos jóvenes, adultos de mediana edad y adultos mayores.

¿Está buscando apoyo u orientación para ayudar a controlar la ansiedad, las preocupaciones, la tristeza, las frustraciones, el mal humor, el estrés o el aislamiento? Juntos exploramos el impacto personal de su situación y evaluamos las expectativas y las imágenes perfectas, examinaremos las creencias y pensamientos autolimitantes, y las preocupaciones. ¿Le gustaría aprender a comunicarse de manera más efectiva en formas que satisfagan sus necesidades? Puedo ayudarte a obtener nuevas perspectivas, estrategias, herramientas y habilidades y verte a ti mismo y a los demás con más compasión y humor. La terapia puede ayudarle a experimentar un mayor equilibrio, satisfacción, libertad y alegría incluso en las situaciones más desafiantes.

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Specialties & Clinical Interests

  • ADHD
  • Adoption & Fostering
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar & Other Mood Disorders
  • Career
  • Chronic Illness
  • Depression
  • Divorce & Separation
  • Family Conflict
  • Fertility, Pregnancy & Postpartum
  • Grief & Loss
  • Highly Sensitive Persons (HSPs)
  • Immigration Evaluations
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Mental Health Professionals
  • Parenting & Parent-Child Relationships
  • Pet Loss
  • Relationships
  • Self-Esteem
  • Spirituality
  • Stress/Stress Management
  • Suicide Loss
  • Trauma & Ptsd
  • Women's Issues

Therapy Types

  • Client-Centered Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Grief & Loss
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy For Depression
  • Mindfulness

Community Specialties

  • Cancer Survivors
  • Healthcare Providers
  • Hispanic Or Latino
  • Immigrants
  • Lgbtqia+
  • Single Parents
  • Trauma Survivors

Faith Based Specialties

  • Faith And Spirituality Affirmative As Relevant To Client

Fees & Insurance

Cost per Session
$175.00 - $225.00
Sliding Scale
Yes
Pay By
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Licenses & Certifications

Years in Practice
23
License(s)
License #
state
Psychologist
PSY16448
California
Professional Certification(s)
Organization
Date
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health
Interpersonal Psychotherapy
IPT Institute in collaboration with Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health
Crisis Oriented Recovery Services
Didi Hirsch in Collaboration with Los Angeles County Dept. of Mental Health
Seeking Safety
Westside Regional Center in Collaboration with Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health
Cognitive Behavioral Analyses Systems of Psychotherapy (CBASP)
Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health
Graduate School(s)
Degree
Year Graduated
Rutgers University Graduate School of Applied & Professional Psychology
Psy.D.
1998