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Jill Wakefield LPCC

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LPCC
8 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
In-person
400 Ramona Aven...
226 mi
When booking a session with me you can expect to be greeted with openness and comfortability. I am a very personable person and aim to ease you into our therapy journey. I provide a safe, relaxing environment where you will feel comfortable uncovering the issues you are experiencing. My approach is calming and kind, and because of my personality I focus on positive outcomes. I believe you have the capability to relearn negative thinking and behaviors that have contributed to life's struggles. My experience covers adults and adolescents in areas of trauma, anxiety, self-esteem, grief/loss, educational and career planning, infertility, adoption, life transitions, and suicidal ideation/attempted recovery. I know therapy can be scary and intimidating, however with me you will feel like I really do care and understand what you are trying to say. My goal is that you leave my office feeling positive and empowered to take the next step in your healing journey.

Next available: Mar 6

Stephanie Reyes

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LCSW
6 years of experience
Virtual
I understand that sometimes life can be challenging and can hinder personal growth, happiness, relationships, quality of life, professional success, parenting among other things. You feel like you are spinning your wheels but not going anywhere. You feel exhausted, overwhelmed, anxious, apathetic, sad and/or irritated. You may be surprised to know that there are ways to cope with these feelings so you can grab the reigns and get back on that horse! You want to create meaningful changes but aren’t sure where to start. I believe that the catalyst to that change exists within each of us, sometimes we need a little help to find it. I have experience working with older adults, adults, (teens 17+), veterans, active-duty military and their families, college students, EMS personnel, and caregivers in the treatment of mental health and life transition issues, marital issues, interpersonal issues, deployment, military separation, reunification, divorce, pregnancy, work and school issues, parenting and end of life issues (grief/placement). I can also provide case-management services, life coaching and ESA evaluations/letters.

Next available: Mar 6

Geraldine Roman

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LMFT
Warm
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hi! I'm a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist based in California. I received my Masters in Counseling Psychology from California Baptist University, Bachelors in Psychology from California State University, San Bernardino. I help adults who are struggling with anxiety, depression, life transitions, self-esteem issues, relationship issues, co-dependency, school issues, trauma, among other issues, to help them discover how to become a better version of themselves.

Next available: Mar 6

Conrad Larkin

(he/him)

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LCSW
42 years of experience
Virtual
I specialize in uncovering the root causes behind feelings of anxiety and depression, helping individuals break free from unproductive patterns that may be holding them back. With over 30 years of experience as a therapist, I've discovered that when we expose these patterns and express the emotions tied to them, your true self emerges. As internal conflicts diminish, relationships flourish, and the authentic meaning and purpose of your identity come to light. My goal is to guide each person in developing a personalized plan that aligns with their values and unique contributions. I've had the privilege of working with individuals of all ages. For children and young people, I provide a safe space for them to express themselves and navigate life's challenges. On the other end of the spectrum, I've supported elders and disabled individuals coping with loss and grief. When emotions connected to grief are stifled, I specialize in identifying and resolving these emotional roadblocks, facilitating a path to healing and adjustment.

Next available: Mar 11

Ilena Sussman

(she/her)

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LMFT
20 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
Providing psychotherapeutic services to those seeking emotional sustenance and healthy psychological support during these very stressful times. I have been working in this field for approximately 20 years now. My experience is with all school grade levels, as well as adults from all walks of life. I find that the ideal patient is open-minded (willing to look at things from different perspectives), consistent (with attendance/self-care/psychoeducation), and humble to learn. My patients have described me as kind, trustworthy, accepting, an excellent mentor, dependable, and down-to-earth. Short-term and long-term assistance provided for: Adults (18+) Individual Therapy Anxiety Depression Coping Skills ADHD Asperger’s Syndrome Autism Spectrum Disorder Codependency Developmental Disorders Intellectual Disability Life Transitions Peer Relationships Self-Esteem Spirituality Stress Women’s Issues Mood Disorders Thinking Disorders Trauma Certified

Next available: Mar 7

Michael Bacallao

(he/him)

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LCSW
5 years of experience
Intelligent
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hello, and thank you for taking the time to invest in your mental health. Are you having a hard time balancing family, work, and life? Are you struggling with avoidance and anxiety about the future? Are you just ready for a change and aren't sure how to make a plan of action? It's difficult to grow without support and even harder at times to find the tools to carve your own path. If you feel ready to explore how to reach your unique potential; let's figure out some goals, what's in the way, and how we can work through those challenges so you can reach your goals. My background in research, crisis care, inpatient, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, in-home therapy, group therapy and outpatient therapy has given me exposure to several forms of therapy. I am currently practicing CBT, DBT, ACT and some elements of other forms of therapy. If you are curious how we could approach your challenges and goals, please reach out and we can discuss options. Consultations are welcomed.

Next available: Mar 7

Jerome Scott,LMFT

(he/they)

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LMFT
20 years of experience
Virtual
I have been licensed as Marriage Family Therapist since April 3,2003. My area of clinical practice has focused on addressing the underlining causes of anxiety, addiction and depressive disorders. In addition, I have acquired a fundamental understanding of crisis that affects the struggle involving martial relationships. As a Marriage Therapist, I have expertise in the utilization of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. It my clinical experience that if you can effectively change your thoughts process your life will radically change for the better.

Next available: Mar 7

Nina Sandberg

(she/her)

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LMFT
5 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
As an experienced family therapist, I have the skills and knowledge needed to help families navigate even the most challenging situations. What sets me apart is my unique perspective as a former stay-at-home mom to now-grown children, which gives me a deep understanding of the struggles and milestones that families face. If you're looking for a compassionate and experienced therapist who can make a real difference in your family's life, I invite you to consider reaching out to me for help.

Next available: Mar 7

Tara Cummiskey, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

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LMFT
3 years of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Empowering
Virtual
Welcome! Whatever has prompted you to search for a therapist, I am honored to be by your side during this journey. We, as humans, are meant to be connected. I believe we live in a detached society that hinders us from connecting to others and ourselves. I am here to help you in finding your way back to your authentic self. In my practice, I hold a safe space for you to process your unique story. Having experienced my own challenges and pain, and sitting with others in theirs, I come from a place of empathy and unconditional positive regard. Together, we will develop new tools and skills to help you find healing and empowerment. I can't wait to meet you and begin this challenging, but well worthwhile journey! "It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society" - Jiddu Krishnamurti, Philosopher

Next available: Mar 6

Connelly Jenks

(she/her)

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LCSW
11 years of experience
Virtual
I work with women who are transitioning to motherhood and are learning how to be themselves within their new role. Many of my clients are experiencing a difficult transition to their new role as a mom. They are finding their way into their new identity, feeling as though they have lost their past self, identity, and freedom. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Therapist in California. I received my undergraduate degree in psychology at the University of San Diego and my Masters of Social Work at Azusa Pacific University. I have been working as a therapist for 11 years and have experience working with children, families, and individuals to address mental health needs. I specialize in working with postpartum women. I have my Perinatal Mental Health Certification from Postpartum Support International. I am trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) which helps to address and heal trauma. I have worked with many individuals who have a history of traumatic experiences in their lives and utilized EMDR to assist in reprocessing their experiences. I use an eclectic approach working with my clients, focusing on person-centered and solution-focused care.

Next available: Mar 6

Dr. Stan Moore

(he/him)

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PhD
27 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Intelligent
Virtual
Hello: This is Dr. Stan Moore. I have been a practicing psychologist and psychotherapist for 27 years. I provide a safe, warm, supportive and healing environment in which you can examine and change the thinking and patterns of behavior that are holding you back from achieving the things you want most from life. I am especially effective in helping clients learn to overcome worry, sadness, emotional trauma and Posttraumatic Stress, and relationship conflict. I also help clients cope with chronic medical illness and chronic pain, head injury, and the process of aging. A little about me. I earned my doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Washington. I have published research articles in both medical and psychology journals, and have practiced in hospitals, community mental health clinics, pain management centers, the Veterans Administration, research organizations, university counseling centers, and private practice. I often tell my clients that the healthy person is the one who is able to love, work, play, and laugh and I try to practice those values every day in my own life. If you'd like to schedule an appointment you may do so on growtherapy.com or by contacting our intake team at 1(786) 755-1863 or reception+Stan12888@growtherapy.com

Next available: Mar 26

Jennifer Jasmin

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LMFT
15 years of experience
Solution oriented
Warm
Open-minded
Virtual
Please go to www.Jasminpsychology.com for 10 minute free consultation or to schedule an appointment if you do not see any available spots open. “You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.”  – Jon Kabat-Zinn In life, there are going to be things that you have no control over. Your only choices are to quit, adapt, or learn something from it. Which choice will you make? Learn to surf or stay out of the ocean? My name is Dr. Jennifer Jasmin. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in the state of California. My Master's degree is in Counseling Psychology and my Doctoral degree is in Organizational Development Psychology. I started my clinical journey in 2009.

Next available: Mar 11

Kristina Anzell

(she/her)

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LCSW
8 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
In-person
Monterey, CA, U...
138 mi
I help you prepare for and navigate the challenges of growing your family. From pregnancy, to postpartum and beyond to parenting, you deserve the support you need! I specialize in supporting moms, dads with anxiety and other mood disorders, sleep issues and parenting support. I am a mom of 1 with 1 on the way so I know the challenges on a personal level that come with a growing family. I use a mixture of treatments that have been proved to be effective, with my own personal understanding of the challenges to help you the best I can meet your goals of a healthy and happy family.

Next available: Mar 6

Janna Spiegel

(she/her)

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LCSW
6 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
Are you struggling to understand a recent break-up or are you dissatisfied with where you are in life and feel ready to make some changes? Are you looking for a safe and non-judgmental space where you can share your feelings? I specialize in working with women who are struggling with relationship challenges, job stress, life transitions, work-life balance (parenting), or low self-esteem. Through our work together, I will guide and support you as you shift from ways that are not working to ways that do. My style is warm, compassionate, interactive and I use curiosity to help you discover new ways of thinking and explore new perspectives. Through our collaboration, we will uncover your strengths as I support you to create the positive change you are seeking. Making the choice to start therapy can be intimidating, and anxiety-producing. My down-to-earth and relatable style makes this process easy and smooth. I look forward to supporting you as you begin your journey toward becoming the best version of yourself.

Next available: Mar 12

Nicole Barksdale, LCSW

(she/her)

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LCSW
17 years of experience
Empowering
Solution oriented
Humorous
Virtual
Hello! My name is Nicole Barksdale and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker practicing in California. Choosing a therapist can feel like a difficult task, so I wanted to tell you a little about myself to help you decide if I would be a good fit for you. I have over 17 years of professional experience that include trauma, abuse, and the juvenile and adult justice systems. I’ve been providing psychotherapy for a wide range of issues and populations for the last 10 years. For the first few years of my clinical career I worked with children and families both in office and on school campuses. I would describe my therapeutic approach as goal-oriented and client-centered. Treating everyone with respect, sensitivity and compassion are at the forefront of my practice. My counseling style is a combination of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Psychodynamic, and Acceptance, and Commitment Therapy among others. My goal in therapy is to create a safe space, free from judgment or rejection, for you to explore any challenges you may be facing and help you find new skills to deal with them. I know how hard it is to find a therapist that you feel comfortable with and I applaud you for taking the first step. I would be honored to work with you.

Next available: Mar 6

Natalie Blair

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LMFT
15 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Humorous
Virtual
In-person
975 Hornblend S...
301 mi
I’m so happy you’re here! You’ve already taken the most difficult step to improve your life. Now it’s my turn to take your hand and help you through the next steps of your journey. My job is to empower women to reclaim their sexuality. By taking ownership of your body and your pleasure, you can refresh your zest for life. I have over 15 years of experience in mental health. I am a sex therapist who utilizes cognitive behavioral, narrative, and solution- focused techniques to enable you to take control of your mental well-being. Good mental health is not a luxury, it is an essential component of a healthy life. You have the power within you to change your mindset and become who you are meant to be. Let me help you learn to live and love authentically!

Next available: Mar 22

Marisa Schimmel

(she/her)

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LCSW
6 years of experience
Warm
Intelligent
Solution oriented
Virtual
I'm Marisa, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (115264) who received my Master of Social Work from the University of Southern California, specializing in children, youth, and families. I have expertise in working with individual adults specializing in Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, Transitions, Relationship Issues, and Self Esteem. I utilize collaborative treatment approaches based on your individual needs because I feel that every person is unique with a different story. I strive to help you feel empowered and to develop a stronger relationship with yourself. In my free time, I enjoy hiking, traveling, spending quality time with family and friends, and anything related to the arts.

Next available: Mar 11

Alicia Santiago

(she/her)

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LCSW
9 years of experience
Warm
Intelligent
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hi there, I'm Alicia. Are you feeling lost or stuck in some aspect of your life and finding it hard to move forward? Is it hard to be kind to yourself? With your permission, I help to hold the container for deeper exploration and healing. I am a trauma-based therapist trained in EMDR, Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy (KAP) and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). I believe that each of us possesses an internal source of wisdom that can be cultivated through psychotherapy, psychedelic medicines, meditation practices, yoga and other connecting practices that link the brain, body and spirit. My therapeutic approach has a foundation of mindfulness and compassion, curiosity and respect. I often use EMDR as an evidence-based approach to working with trauma and other challenges. I am sensitive to the impact of one's social, physical and cultural environment as well as systems of oppression. Clients say my approach is warm, relational, collaborative, strengths-based and trauma-informed. I cannot do the work for you, but I can help you along the way, and it is truly an honor and a joy for me.

Next available: Mar 13

Farimah Khalilifard

(she/her)

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LMFT
24 years of experience
Virtual
Hi, My name is Farimah Khalilifard and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California. More specifically, I am someone who sparks change in people’s lives and relationships. I have over 20 years experience working with individuals and couples with relationship issues, addiction and mental health challenges helping them grow, be in control of their emotions and making positive changes in their lives.

Next available: Mar 8

Wendy Mark

(she/her)

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LMFT
15 years of experience
Empowering
Warm
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hi, I'm Wendy Mark, LMFT, your Chronic Pain Therapist in Los Angeles, California. Are you feeling stuck in chronic pain and doctors have told you there isn’t anything more they can do? Have your activities decreased so much that you are no longer doing the things that you used to enjoy? Whether you have been dealing with pain for 6 months or 50 years, we can work together to help you decrease your pain levels and get you back to living a life filled with joy in a reasonably short amount of time. In my own journey through pain, I tried every treatment possible to get rid of the pain and I was desperate to find a treatment that worked. I was lost. Then I discovered Pain Reprocessing Therapy, and it was a total game changer for me! While my passion is working with clients with chronic pain, I have also had over 15 years of success in working with a wide range of mental health issues including ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, relationship issues, school problems, trauma and PTSD, and women's issues. I enjoy empowering clients to reach their full potential.

Next available: Mar 7

Darian Brinton

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LMFT
7 years of experience
Solution oriented
Humorous
Direct
Virtual
Hello, my name is Darian Brinton and I'm a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I believe you have the answers to life's biggest challenges and questions. I have found that by providing a listening ear, and space for intentional self-reflection, everyone can make significant improvements in many areas of their lives. I have experience working with men, young adults and teens with a variety of mental health-related challenges and complex life circumstances including Men's Issues, Depression, Anxiety, OCD, Divorce, and overall stress to name a few. My mission is to help you find mental clarity, clarification of values, and an increase in present awareness. My approach to working with clients is to be a guide, allowing you to uncover insights and self-discovery at your own pace. I utilize an eclectic approach utilizing modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Exposure Response Prevention to name a few. I assist in values exploration, mindfulness practices, and replacing faulty and unhelpful thoughts.

Next available: Mar 7

Jennifer Barrios

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LMFT
8 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! My name is Jennifer and I am a licensed MFT. I have been in community mental health for 8 years, and have had much success working with children and families in the child welfare system and on probation. I have also provided mental health counseling to children, families, and adults in both the field-based and outpatient/private setting. Currently, I serve as the Clinical Director of a mental health diversion program, providing resources and support to the forensic population as they reintegrate into the community.

Next available: Mar 14

John Cothran

(he/him)

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LMFT
22 years of experience
Solution oriented
Open-minded
Warm
Virtual
Change is stressful and adolescence is a period of enormous change - especially so these days with the pandemic, social media, gender politics, and looming concerns about the future. Many, many teens today feel overwhelmed by pressure. Struggling with depression, anxiety, self-harm, relationship problems, drugs, alcohol and academic problems is common. The National Institute of Mental Health reports that by 2021 49.5% of adolescents in the U.S. had a mental disorder, with females, LGBTQIA, and multiracial individuals at the highest risk. If you are a teen or the parent of a teen in pain and looking for a way forward, I can help. I began work as a counseling psychotherapist in 1994. Since then I've helped many adolescents, adults, couples, and parents ease their suffering and overcome problems such as these. My effectiveness as a helper comes from 1) listening carefully to understand your concerns and experience 2) non-judgementally accepting you as you are 3) knowing that you are the expert on you and planning treatment collaboratively with you to achieve your goals. 4) Providing the tools of skills training and coaching to empower you to heal and thrive For me, it's all about knowing that my clients don't need to be fixed. They need to be understood, accepted, provided with effective tools for solving their problems and trusted to overcome their difficulties in a way that works for them so they can feel better, function better and begin living life as they choose to. My approach is straightforward and built on compassion and evidence-based techniques.

Next available: Mar 6

Sammy Glenn

(he/him)

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LCSW
12 years of experience
Virtual
Thank you for stopping by my page! What you will experience as my client will always be based upon the following: professionalism, care, and experience. I consider effective mental health treatment to be a life-changing experience and it is my goal as your therapist to support you 100% in reaching your goals. My philosophy is this: "I'll always help if you'll always try." I have worked with a wide variety of people, and find that almost all of us can connect as fellow humans. I am currently licensed in North Carolina, West Virginia, Florida, Tennessee, and California, and make my home in beautiful Southern Oregon.

Next available: Mar 11

Jennifer Beers

(she/her)

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LMFT
7 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Warm
Virtual
Hello, hello! I am Jennifer Beers (she/her), a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist providing telehealth therapy coast to coast in CA. I am passionate about mental health and breaking generational barriers of mental illness. I provide a safe non judgemental place where clients can become the most loved versions of themselves. I believe past experiences affect our current functioning and through integration of our whole self there can be healing. I work from a lens of unconditional positive regard for each of my clients, embracing the awkward of therapy and a space where authenticity flourishes. I feel honored to bear witness to each of my clients stories and walk alongside you in your journey. I engage clients in the evidence based practice of EMDR to support integration of self. I specialize in working with adults (18+) within the populations of LGBTQIA+, people of color, and survivors of trauma and domestic violence and/or Interpersonal violence. I have extensive experience supporting PTSD, mood disorders, women's issues, self esteem, suicide prevention and life transitions. I'm so glad you're here and can't wait to get started!

Next available: Mar 8

Aimee Ismerio

(she/her)

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LMFT
7 years of experience
Empowering
Solution oriented
Authentic
Virtual
Welcome, my name is Aimee. I am a first-gen, bilingual LMFT, fluent in both English and Spanish, with over 7 years of mental health experience. My work is rooted in empowering women who are called to heal generational patterns and traumas. I practice through a holistic person-centered lens that integrates ancestral knowledge and culture to assist in the healing of your mind, body, heart and spirit. I offer space for those who want to feel safe, seen, and heard so that you can be your authentic self. I also utilize EMDR therapy to help assist in processing events that are keeping you stuck. Once your first appointment is scheduled you will receive intake forms. All intake forms need to be completed 24 hours before your appointment date or your appointment will need to be rescheduled. *My practice is focused primarily on treating adults who identify as female as well as being a welcoming space for members of the LGBTQIA+ community. I do not currently treat cisgender heterosexual males, children or adolescents, and court mandated clients.

Next available: Mar 12

Michaela Renee Johnson

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LMFT
11 years of experience
Solution oriented
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
Great to meet you! I believe the key to living a happy life, is learning how to speak your truth with grace & live a courageous life of authenticity. This requires checking in with yourself, often, exploring old patterns that aren’t serving you, tapping into grit & resiliency, and having a growth-oriented mindset. I'm an avid adventurer, having traveled to 20+ countries. I'm a licensed tailwheel (multiengine & seaplane) pilot who loves radial engines and vintage aircraft. In my spare time, you’ll find me hiking, gardening & reading and chasing a house full of boys.

Next available: Apr 2

David Gonzalez

(he/him)

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LCSW
12 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Open-minded
Virtual
Hello and Welcome! My name is David Gonzalez and I am a bilingual (Spanish) Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I’ve been working in the mental health field since 2013. Since then I've had the privilege to aid adolescents, adults and couples across various settings ranging from residential treatment centers to hospitals to universities. I utilize several modalities in my practice but gravitate toward the Solution-Focus approach to support and empower you to get to the root of your problems. I’ll encourage you to take charge of your treatment and assist you in identifying your desired outcomes. Together we will develop a great treatment plan to get you back on track on your desired goals. Whether you are dealing with depression, anxiety or adjusting to new life stressors, together we will get you through this. We will work from a holistic perspective (mind, body and spirit) and address your individualized needs. With my clinical training and your insight, we can do great work! So congrats on making it this far and for having the courage to put your well-being first. Let’s get to work!

Next available: Mar 6

Cathy Martin

(she/her)

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LMFT
14 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Direct
Virtual
Have you ever asked yourself, "why don't I feel good about myself and my choices in life?" I want to help you explore those feelings and get to the root cause so we can reveal the parts of you that feel alive and whole again. Do you remember the hopes and dreams you had as a child? What happened to those dreams? It could be life events or circumstances, some that were out of your control and some that you made consciously or unconsciously. If you have experienced trauma, sexual trauma, this can contribute to your mental, physical, and emotional struggles. Sexual trauma is not easy to discuss, as it is a taboo topic, and you may not find you can share your story with your friends and family. Secrecy is part of the toxic shame that often leads to issues with self-esteem, relationships, intimacy, and other behavioral problems. Every person has the answers within themselves to reveal the shiny pearl in the bed of a sandy oyster. I can help you if you are ready to do the work of personal growth and healing.

Next available: Mar 6

Reina M. Michelle

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LMFT
16 years of experience
Direct
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
Welcome! I am Reina Michelle, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who specializes in helping people who are going through difficult times in their lives. I help by being a good listener and teaching communication skills that can make a big difference in improving their relationships with others. I also am experienced in working with people who have anxiety, depression, chronic illness and mood disorders as I have been certified in DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy) treatment. Sometimes we need a little help when life becomes too difficult to handle on our own. Looking at our problems from a different perspective can make a difference in becoming able to live harmoniously with our families and friends. I have a Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology from JFK University in San Jose, CA. I live in Santa Cruz, CA, and have worked with clients throughout Northern California for over 15 years.

Next available: Mar 12

Reyna Perez

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LMFT
12 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
Hi! I'm Reyna. I am an integrative therapist and holistic nutritionist. I believe in treating the body (mind, body, spirit) as a whole, while addressing the gut brain axis (brain, heart, gut), how it effects mood, and offer nutritional supplementation. I am passionate about finding practical ways for you to decrease feelings of sadness, worry, or tension no matter what situation you are currently going through.

Next available: Mar 7

Kelli Lundin

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LMFT
12 years of experience
Virtual
Kelli Lundin is a trauma informed yoga teacher, writer, Land protector, and mother of 4. Trained by Gabor Maté and Sat Dharam Kaur in the Compassionate Inquiry process, Kelli's intention as a psychotherapist is to bring awareness to all facets of ourselves. When we witness these parts with compassion, we become whole, liberated, and restored to our True Nature. As we become more present and connected with ourselves, there is safety and space for authentic expression through our body, psyche, life, and community. Kelli specializes in Complex Trauma; "a psychic wound that hardens you psychologically and then interferes with your ability to grow and develop. It pains you and now you're acting out of pain. It induces fear and now you're acting out of fear. Trauma is not what happens to you, it's what happens inside you as a result of what happens to you." This is often revealed through symptoms of depression, anxiety, and addiction. Our emotions are not tangential to our health. They are a signaling intelligence that can alert us to all sorts of phenomenon in our experience.

Next available: Mar 9

Danielle Chen

(she/her)

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PhD
10 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Virtual
Thanks for connecting. Allow me to introduce myself. I have worked with a variety of clients dealing with anxiety, depression, eating disorders, OCD, trauma, issues of identity, questioning how to relate to loved ones, and working through issues of faith and connection to God. The common thread is connecting the past to the present and helping you make sense of questions and problems that are likely causing you a lot of distress. I want to help you gain clarity and peace, so you can experience more joy and lightness in your life. You may not even be sure what is causing pain and confusion in your life. My role is to help you put the pieces back together, so you can feel more comfortable and confident.

Next available: Mar 12

Ted Atwood

(he/him)

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LMFT
8 years of experience
Virtual
I believe in the value of building a trusting and safe therapeutic relationship to tap into your internal strength, self-expertise, and self-expression to promote growth and support healing. I am a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, #126521, in California, and I graduated with a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology with a specialization in Expressive Arts Therapy from California Institute of Integral Studies in 2015.

Next available: Mar 6

Clarissa Chui

(she/her)

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LCSW
5 years of experience
Virtual
Hi there. I’m Clarissa, a licensed clinical social worker based in California. I received my Masters Degree from Cal State Sacramento with 8 years of experience. I have had the privilege of working with both minors and adults, those with acculturation conflict and generational trauma, those experiencing acute mental health crisis or life transitions, and those personally or know of loved ones struggling with addiction. All with the common theme of making a conscious decision to take back control.

Next available: Mar 16

Elysa Thangchaipinyokul

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LCSW
13 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! My name is Elysa Thangchaipinyokul and I am Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) based in Southern California. I attended the University of Southern California and graduated in 2010 with my Master of Social Work (MSW) Degree. I've worked in mental health for over 10 years in both outpatient and inpatient environments providing psychotherapy primarily to adults and older adults.

Next available: Mar 15

Austin Nystrom

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LCSW
6 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Humorous
Virtual
In-person
486 Marsh Stree...
125 mi
My approach to therapy is to help each client adapt and grow from life's circumstances. I seek to help my clients thrive within their community and experience a grounded and vital sense of connectedness to self and all others. I utilize a holistic approach that embraces one's intersections and addresses mental, emotional, and somatic (bodily) experiences.

Next available: Mar 7

Maria Belinsky

Maria Belinsky profile image
LCSW
10 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker based in California and have been licensed for about 10 years now. I received my Bachelor's degree from the University of Notre Dame in Anthropology in 2004. I also received my Masters in the Social Sciences from the University of Chicago in 2005. Finally, I received my Masters degree from the University of Chicago in 2012 in Social Work with a clinical concentration. My professors used to tease me and call me the "thermometer" because I had so many degrees. I actually love learning (I do not love studying) and am a true "book worm." I built my own telescope when I was in high school and I have seen several stars (Arcturus and Vega) and Neptune up close which were amazing.

Next available: Apr 1

Gregory Swift

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Gregory Swift profile image
LMFT
22 years of experience
Solution oriented
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
I am a devoted Christian Therapist, and Pastor. I have 22 years of experience, working with individuals, who struggle with depression, anxiety, mental health disorders, spiritual and faith issues, grief and loss, trauma, anger, marital issues, and substance abuse/dependence issues. I have been trained in the evidence based practices of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), seeking safety, and Biblical counseling. I have a masters of divinity degree from Fuller Theological Seminary, and a masters of counseling psychology and also a ThD in biblical counseling. I am a compassionate and caring therapist, and committed to providing professional and discerning counseling that is rooted in the truth of God’s Word. I look forward to walking with you through the process of growth, renewal, and redemption and through the restorative acts of Jesus. We will take time to get to the root of your concerns so that genuine healing can take place.

Next available: Mar 13

Melissa Decraene

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Melissa Decraene profile image
LMFT
12 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Solution oriented
Virtual
Are you struggling with your work-life balance, family unit, parent-child relationship, or other relationships? Are these conflicts bringing you overwhelming emotions and distress? Are you in need of more healthy coping skills? As a professional therapist (LMFT) of over 11 years, I strive to empower client success while being a guiding presence in a supportive and safe space. By managing anxiety and dealing with burnout in the workplace/school, at home, and in relationships you can involve yourself in ideas and activities that bring you to the present and guide you toward your desired future. I am currently working with individual clients 18 and over only, and not accepting couples.

Next available: Mar 6

Dr. De Anda

Dr. De Anda profile image
PsyD
10 years of experience
Direct
Warm
Open-minded
Virtual
English: Dr. De Anda is bilingual in Spanish and comes from a bicultural background as he completed his formative years of education in Mexico. He earned his Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from Alliant International University, in San Diego, CA. Dr. De Anda has worked extensively with people from diverse ethnic backgrounds, including Latinos/as, in diverse settings, including homes, clinics, hospitals, schools, and forensic settings, including a maximum-security state prison. He has worked with pre-adolescents, teenagers, adults, couples, and families of low income who have experienced different struggles, such as substance use, anxiety, depression, aggression, trauma, dementia, and psychosis (such as auditory and visual hallucinations). Dr. De Anda incorporates compassion and mindfulness in his therapeutic approach with people. Dr. De Anda seeks to establish collaborative relationships with patients that promote freedom for them to express themselves in sessions what is most important or conflictual for them. Dr. De Anda also helps people to identify and note peoples’ strengths and overall emotional resilience as a way of facilitating change and promoting a sense of empowerment. Español: El Dr. De Anda es bilingüe en español y proviene de un trasfondo bicultural ya que completó sus años formativos de educación en México. Obtuvo su doctorado en Psicología Clínica de la Universidad International de Alliant, en San Diego, CA. El Dr. De Anda ha trabajado extensamente con personas de diversos orígenes étnicos, incluyendo latinos/as, en diversos entornos, incluyendo hogares residenciales, clínicas, hospitales, escuelas y prisiones estatales de máxima seguridad. El ha trabajado con preadolescentes, adolescentes, adultos, parejas y familias de bajos ingresos que han batallado con distintos aspectos de salud mental como uso de sustancias, ansiedad, depresión, agresión, trauma, demencia y psicosis (como alucinaciones auditivas y visuales). El Dr. De Anda incorpora la compasión y la atención plena en su enfoque terapéutico con las personas. El busca establecer relaciones de colaboración con los pacientes que promuevan la libertad para que se expresen en sesiones lo que es más importante o conflictivo para ellos. El Dr. De Anda también ayuda a las personas a identificar y observar las fortalezas de las personas y la resiliencia emocional general como una forma de facilitar el cambio y promover un sentido de empoderamiento.

Next available: Mar 7

Ashley Garrison

Ashley Garrison profile image
LPCC
4 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) in California. I am based out of Los Angeles and am passionate about supporting individuals toward becoming the best version of themselves. I have been practicing since 2020 through a variety of settings such as intensive trauma therapy and private practice settings. Throughout my career I have carefully selected modalities and interventions that I have seen make big changes in people's lives.

Next available: Mar 7

Moira Geraghty

Moira Geraghty profile image
LMFT
10 years of experience
Virtual
I am a licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT) based in California, offering INDIVIDUAL tele-health and in person therapy for adults and teens. If you're dealing with symptoms of depression, anxiety, self-esteem challenges, grief, family or relationship issues, or navigating a difficult life transition, I'm here to listen and provide support. At this time I am not working with couples.

Next available: Mar 7

Sharon Stewart

Sharon Stewart profile image
LMFT
22 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Open-minded
Virtual
The most precious you can give to yourself is a little bit of your own attention. Life can get so busy and it's easy to become distracted by daily tasks. This makes it easy to loose sight of the most important person in your life....YOU! You are the most important project that you will ever work on and I am so glad that you are here. I have over 22 years of experience in the mental health industry and I am passionate about working with clients from all different backgrounds and life paths. I have experience working with a wide variety of ages from children to adolescents and adults. I also have experience working with with a variety of mental health diagnosis. It has been a blessing to work as a School Counselor for 22+ years, and know that it has provided me with a wealth of experience in so many areas with a large variety of clients with all different needs. I strive to meet my clients where they are and am passionate about helping them work on their goals. I have particularly enjoyed helping clients manage transition, trauma, depression, grief, adjustment, anxiety and parenting. I also am passionate about working with First Responders and their families. I have been part of a First Responder family for 27+ years, which has provided me with a wealth of information as well as compassion and commitment to serve this population.

Next available: Mar 12

Eric Covotta

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Eric Covotta profile image
LMFT
4 years of experience
Solution oriented
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
Hello. My Name is Eric. Are you feeling tired? Overwhelmed? Anxious? Are your relationships not as good as what you hope they would be? Are you feeling down, and hard to be true to yourself? Do you feel pulled in a million directions, unable to fit it all in? I help people manage anxiety, depression and avoid burnout. Together, we can identify what's working well for you, and what can be improved upon in your life so you can find yourself, and achieve your full potential in life. We will utilize a whole body care an approach that addresses the needs of your mind, body and spirit. I also integrate mindfulness into the session to help you develop a stronger relationship with yourself. Whether you're dealing with feelings of being overwhelmed, relationship issues, or cycles of anxiety and depression, I'm here to help. Seeking therapy can feel scary but you're making the right choice. You deserve a safe space to heal and grow. In our sessions together, I'll meet you with compassion and evidence-based techniques so you can understand you are not alone, and can learn positive coping skills to manage your feelings that are not allowing you to achieve your full potential. Let's work together!

Next available: Mar 13

Jessy Tarnoff

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Jessy Tarnoff profile image
LMFT
7 years of experience
Intelligent
Warm
Virtual
My approach to therapy emerged out of my passion for health and my connection to nature. While I combine several modalities in my practice, empathy and authenticity are at the heart of my work. I strive to cultivate a safe and inclusive space for my clients. I am committed to ongoing education and self-reflection to better understand the unique experiences and perspectives of diverse populations. I also prioritize collaboration and advocacy with my clients to address and dismantle systemic barriers that impact their mental health and well-being.

Next available: Mar 6

Jaazar Shalabi

Jaazar Shalabi profile image
LMFT
7 years of experience
Authentic
Direct
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hi, my name is Jaazar (Jay) Shalabi and I am a Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT). Are you struggling with past traumatic experiences, cycles of depression and/or anxiety? Maybe you are struggling with relationship issues, confidence, low self esteem. Perhaps you are a veteran struggling to deal with integrating back to civi life or take back control of your life once again prior to service. I support those struggling with their unique symptoms by empowering them to retake control of their symptoms, thoughts, and life. Through direct, unconditional regard with no judgement, we will go through your journey to mental wellness together. You are the pilot, I am your copilot, wheres your destination?

Next available: Mar 6

Alyssa Bianconi Momtaheni, M.S, LMFT

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Alyssa Bianconi Momtaheni, M.S, LMFT  profile image
LMFT
6 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
Hi, my name is Alyssa, I have worked as a therapist in the Bay Area of California for 6 years. I enjoy providing a non-judgmental environment to support you with providing skills and tools to improve life's challenges. I went to NDNU for my master's program, I have spent a significant amount of years working with children aged 0-5, in school settings and with couples. I also am an animal lover and enjoy spending time hiking and engaging in meditation during my free time. I have a majority of training with couples, relationship building and skills and also with women who have experienced trauma. <!-- Professional verification provided by Psychology Today --> <a href="https://www.psychologytoday.com/profile/441312" class="sx-verified-seal"></a> <script type="text/javascript" src="https://member.psychologytoday.com/verified-seal.js" data-badge="13" data-id="441312" data-code="aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cucHN5Y2hvbG9neXRvZGF5LmNvbS9hcGkvdmVyaWZpZWQtc2VhbC9zZWFscy9bQkFER0VdL3Byb2ZpbGUvW1BST0ZJTEVfSURdP2NhbGxiYWNrPXN4Y2FsbGJhY2s="></script> <!-- End Verification -->

Next available: Mar 8

Deborah Bauman

Deborah Bauman profile image
LCSW
10 years of experience
Holistic
Authentic
Virtual
Hello! I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker based in California. I received my Masters in Social Work from the University of Southern California in 2010, and have over 10 years' experience in the mental health field. I have a strong and diverse background working both with veterans at the VA, and entertainment industry clients at the Actors Fund. I have been in private practice for a few years. I especially enjoy helping adults in their twenties and thirties to "launch" and overcome problems, allowing them to live their best lives.

Next available: Mar 6

Jeongeun Moon

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