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Rich Painter, LMFT
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Rich Painter, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist in Pasadena, CA


Is your relationship in need of healing and strengthening for increased connection? Are you not even sure you want to be in the relationship and need a safe space to explore it? I'm a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a certified Prepare-Enrich Couples Counselor and offer professional couples counseling, premarital counseling, and marital couples counseling. I utilize effective communication skills, Attachment Theory, Family Systems, and Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy to help restore your emotional bond and intimacy. Take the first step towards a fulfilling and lasting relationship and I look forward to working together with you!
Rich Painter, M.S., LMFT is the director of Sky Counseling Center. He is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #114765 by the state of California and #3281 by the state of Florida. He draws on the insights of psychological theory as well as spiritual resources for healing. He believes that by exploring unmet needs from the past, people can develop healthier relationships today. By working through painful losses and wounds, people can release unhelpful beliefs about themselves and others in order to live more fully in the present and with hope for the future. We are hurt in relationships; we are also healed in relationship, and the therapeutic relationship can be a useful resource. Areas of focus include couple, marital, and singlehood issues, family/parenting dynamics and attachment, anxiety, depression, adolescents and young adults, career coaching, abuse and trauma, spiritual growth and struggles, gender and sexuality issues, loss and grief, and pornography/addictions. He is a certified Prepare-Enrich Counselor and offers pre-engagement, pre-marital and marital couples counseling, and he is also a certified Family Wellness Instructor. He is a professional member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy as well as the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. He also provides online counseling, life coaching, relationship coaching, and spiritual direction.
Rich Painter is also listed in Best Marriage Therapists in Pasadena


Rich Painter received a BS degree, followed by a MS.

Licensing & Certifications:

  • Licensed
  • License State: California and Florida
  • License Number: CA:114765, and FL: 3281, received 2016
  • Certified Prepare-Enrich Couples Counselor, Certified Family Wellness Instructor


  • Abuse & Trauma
  • Adoption
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Codependency Relationships
  • Coping Skills
  • Dating Coaching
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Family Conflict
  • General marriage
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • Internet Addiction
  • Intimacy
  • Life Coaching
  • Marital and Premarital

Types of Therapy:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Couples Therapy
  • Christian Counseling
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Existential Therapy
  • Client Centered Therapy
  • Person Centered Therapy
  • Psychoeducation
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy

Services Provided Via:

  • In person
  • Phone
  • Internet meeting

Works With:

  • Individual
  • Couples
  • Family

Working With Marriages for:

  • 8 Year(s)

Free Phone Consultations?

  • Yes

Hourly Fees Range:

  • $100 - $150

Language(s) Spoken:

  • English

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