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228 therapists in California specializing in ADHD

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Lara Touckly

(she/her)

Lara Touckly, LPCC - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPCC
7 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
I am a curious, authentic, and a very human therapist. I love working with people who want to do the work. I am here to provide a safe space that will foster vulnerability and growth. Therapy is so hard sometimes. I am here to make that pill a little easier to swallow. We fall into times where we feel stuck, don't have sufficient self-love, or just have ran out of hope. I am here to support you in getting unstuck, changing your perspective, increasing your self-love, and remind you that there is hope. Just because we don't see the light at the end of the tunnel, it doesn't mean it's not there. In the nature of being authentic: If you're looking for a "cookie-cutter therapist", I am not the one. If you are looking for heavy homework/worksheets, I am not the one. I am very human. At times, I cuss. Because, at times, life just fucking sucks. I am very open to feedback: I have the mental health portion of my job down, but you are the expert in you.

Next available: Jul 25

Jacquelyn Najera

(she/her)

Jacquelyn Najera, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
3 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Warm
Virtual
Hi there. My name is Jacquelyn Najera and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) based in California. I obtained my Masters from Portland State University in Oregon and have been practicing in Los Angeles, CA for the past three years. I believe in the boundless potential of each and every human being and I feel truly honored to support folks on their journey to healing and fulfillment.

Next available: Jul 25

Serina Harris

(she/her)

Serina Harris, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
17 years of experience
Warm
Intelligent
Open-minded
Virtual
Are you searching for a provider with warmth, compassion, and proven experience to help you with the challenges you’re facing in life? Are you looking for actual tools to manage thoughts and emotions? Hi, I am Serina Harris. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 17 years of experience proudly serving teens, young adults and families in the San Francisco Bay Area. As an Integrative Therapist I provide you with a culturally sensitive and non-judgmental space that invites you to embrace change, challenge unhelpful patterns and be more of who YOU are. Whether it's navigating the many challenges of adolescence, managing the complexities of adult life, or fostering healthy family relationships and communication, I am here to help. Feeling overwhelmed by the constant stress of just getting through the day? Are the negative thoughts in your mind holding you back? You are not alone. This may be one of the most important decisions you ever make. Taking this first step towards therapy shows how brave and resilient you are. Yes, YOU! I am here to help you, support you, and walk beside you on your journey to yourself. *Availability & Schedule: My office hours are M-F 10am-5pm (last sessions are at 4pm). I am not available on weekends. I currently have Mondays at 10am, Friday afternoons, and alternating late afternoons during the week (every other week sessions).

Next available: Jul 24

Gunner Pellum

Gunner Pellum, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
20 years of experience
Virtual
Born and raised in Southern California, I enjoy the outdoors, longboarding, martial arts, learning, and playing games. Since Graduating from Loma Linda University, I have 20 + years of experience working with adolescents and their families in a variety of outpatient, inpatient, residential, academic, and other settings. My expertise is in helping adolescents and their parents learn ways to form supportive relationships and work together to manage challenging circumstances and emotions.

Next available: Jul 30

AMJ Alabún'mí A.M. Jones

(they/them)

AMJ Alabún'mí A.M. Jones, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
10 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
As an ABOLITIONIST, I believe in *literally* abolishing police, prisons, & all other forms of state violence. I am happy to discuss in-depth but for now, know that I am most heavily oriented in the work of folx like Project Nia; Interrupting Criminalization; Equitable Care Certification, and Survived & Punished. Of course, I am still deepening my learning and praxis, as one ought. As a RESOURCE MAVEN, I facilitate linkages to information & resources to support people’s wellbeing. Meaning I actually make the calls with you, etc., if wanted/needed. This type of support is a major source of joy for me & something that I’m happy to help with! I’m a FACILITATOR of JOY because, as a Queer, Disabled, Neurodivergent, fat, Gender Nonconforming Black person, I place special emphasis on helping marginalized folx find and (re)create joy in a world that denies us joy. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, my focus is on understanding the environmental and contextual factors at play in your life. I come to therapy with a trauma-informed/healing-centered perspective and work collaboratively with you on determining what kinds of interventions are best suited for your needs. My approach is laid back and can be viewed as “coachy,” meaning I ask questions and provide feedback to help you figure out solutions that will work for your life. I also encourage you to bring your creative and spiritual practices to therapy, so if you want to include art, tarot, crystals, ancestor reverence, etc., we can do that!

Next available: Aug 19

Marty Hosier

(they/she)

Marty Hosier, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
6 years of experience
Solution oriented
Humorous
Empowering
Virtual
Hey there! I'm Marty, thrilled to welcome you to my profile. If you're ready for a fun and transformative experience with a queer, neurodivergent-friendly therapist to help you get through the S***, I am here for it! I have two master's degrees in psychology. I am a licensed therapist, have served as the Executive Director of multiple behavioral health programs, and have trained dozens of students and associate therapists. (Basically- I know what I'm doing)

Next available: Jul 26

Nancy Beltran

(she/her)

Nancy Beltran , LPCC - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPCC
6 years of experience
Virtual
I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) based in California with services provided statewide via telehealth. I received my Masters degree from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and have been practicing for over 5 years. My passion and experience have been in the areas of anxiety, trauma, depression, and ADHD. I use a collaborative and integrative approach since I believe that my clients are the experts in their own lives.

Next available: Jul 30

Kristen Montiel

(she/her)

Kristen Montiel, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
15 years of experience
Authentic
Direct
Empowering
Virtual
Hi, I'm Kristen Montiel. Searching for the right therapist can be a daunting process when you may already be feeling stressed or struggling. I know it's not easy and I'm so glad you're here! After experiencing my own struggles with family and relationships, I set out to help others who also felt stuck. I have a master’s degree in marriage and family counseling and a doctorate in psychology. With over 15 years of experience, my focus is helping individuals and couples understand themselves and use their own strengths to discover healing, even in the most difficult circumstances. I provide a non-judgmental space where clients can feel comfortable to work through challenges by exploring deep rooted patterns of hurt and disconnect, while developing new perspectives, learning new skills, and creating sustainable changes. I’ve helped hundreds of people find hope and renewed satisfaction in their lives and relationships. I look forward to helping you too!

Next available: Jul 29

Nathan Taylor

(he/him)

Nathan Taylor, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
20 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Warm
Virtual
Welcome! My name is Nathan Taylor and I’d like to thank you for taking the time to look over my profile and to learn a little about me as a therapist. Choosing a therapist can be challenging (and maybe even more than a little anxiety provoking!) and it is important to take the time to find someone that you feel may be a good fit to work with towards helping you achieve your goals in therapy. With that in mind, I wanted to share a little about myself and my own path as a therapist. Should you feel like we may be a good fit, I genuinely look forward to meeting and hopefully working with you. Each of our own personal experiences, dreams, goals, hopes, and needs, both in life and in therapy are unique and individual. You may know exactly what those are for you, or you may feel like you are lost and overwhelmed. Either way, my role is to help you along your own path. To help define what you are struggling with and to take the steps that are needed to work through those struggles and challenges. Whatever your reason is for seeking therapy, know that it can be an incredibly valuable tool towards finding what it is that you are looking for. I’ve been in the mental health field in one way or another for well over 20 years, working with children, families, couples, and adults, both in the public sector and in private practice. While I started my career working with children in group homes, foster care, and in the legal system, my passion as a therapist has taken me in many directions. I’ve worked for many years as both a clinical supervisor for new and learning therapists and as an upper-level manager/administrator in the public mental health sector. Most recently, in addition to my work in private practice I ran several types of community mental health programs, both outpatient and inpatient, for a large behavioral health company providing mental healthcare to adults. I became a licensed therapist in 2008, yet I’m constantly learning, growing, and developing every day in order to become the best therapist that I can be. It’s my belief that it is an honor and privilege to work with people as a therapist to help each person in the way that they need. Over the years, I’ve received several advanced trainings and certifications that I’ve pursued to obtain the skill sets needed to specialize in a few areas that I believe are tremendously effective and helpful to those I work with. I’ve found that EMDR, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical-Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Informed Care, and Hypnotherapy are the types of therapy work and interventions that are not only backed by research as highly effective, but also really resonate with those that I work with. As with anything in therapy, there is no one-size fits all approach, and I find it most valuable to help create a treatment approach in complete collaboration with you. As an EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) trained therapist, I've found this evidenced-based approach to therapy to be particularly effective with people for a wide variety of reasons, and as such EMDR is my current primary specialty. As EMDR therapy has gained a significant amount of positive attention lately, this may be something you're familiar with, heard about and would like to know more, or it's all together new to you. I'd be more than happy to share additional information with you about EMDR should you be interested in learning more. Again, thank you for taking the time to learn a bit more about me. You’ve found the courage to get this far, let’s see how much further we can get together!

Next available: Jul 25

Melanie Justice

(she/her)

Melanie Justice, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
17 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
Hello, I'm Melanie. Do you feel like your life is out of control due to your circumstances, your anxiety, or other factors? We can work together to determine what's not working and how to make life run more smoothly for you so that you feel more at peace. I have 17 years of experience as a therapist in varied settings as well as lots of life experience with loss, mental health issues and parenting. I promise to provide you with a safe space to express yourself as well as plenty of evidence-based techniques. I hope we get the opportunity to work together to help you start to feel more in control of your life and your current situation.

Next available: Aug 9

Karyna Auletta, M.A., LMFT, LPCC

Karyna Auletta, M.A., LMFT, LPCC, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
3 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Open-minded
Virtual
Are you tired of going to a therapist who just "listens"? Most of my clients find success given my authentic approach, extensive educational background, evidence-based approaches and an environment for growth. I'm not your average therapist! You can sit with me. Through life's ups and downs, I'll guide you through learning, creating and solidifying skills that will help progress you through not only high performance but healthy mental functioning and improving your overall relationships. I understand the unique needs of each family/individual and tailor my approach to best fit my clients. One size does not fit all. My background at Pepperdine University prepared me for the diverse populations I would encounter as a therapist and gave me the confidence to assist in almost any area of concern. I've worked with children/adolescents in school settings, in-patient mental health rehabilitation facilities as well as outpatient mental health facilities. I specialize in treating individuals with depression, anxiety, relationships and high-performance. I'm a licensed professional clinical counselor and licensed marriage and family therapist. I also have a background in behavioral therapy as a registered behavioral technician. Life is complicated. It takes courage to reach out for help and support. When we feel the most vulnerable it is even harder to take any risks. If you are ready to make a change and think working with me might be the guide you need, please reach out to see if we may be a good fit Availability for Adults 18-45*

Next available: Jul 25

Anupama Masih

(she/her)

Anupama Masih, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
22 years of experience
Solution oriented
Empowering
Direct
Virtual
Hi. I’m Anupama. I have over 20 years of experience as a therapist. I have worked with issues like depression, anxiety, PTSD. Panic disorder. I have lots of experience with couples issues and domestic violence. I have also worked with parenting issues I have a calming and gentle approach I like to make my clients feel comfortable right away.

Next available: Jul 24

Joshua Haddock

Joshua Haddock, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
21 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
I am trained in cognitive-behavioral therapy, applied behavioral analysis, neuropsychology, and psychoanalysis. My interventions tend to be inclusive and can involve one, or all of these methods depending upon what would be most beneficial for you. The fields of humanistic and Adlerian psychology have also greatly influenced my approach as a therapist. As a result, when I am asked what my theoretical orientation is, I identify myself as “eclectic.” My experience has taught me that there is no singular “best” approach. Only what would be best for the individual seeking help. The benefit of my diversified training is that I am able to cater my interventions to meet your unique and specific needs.

Next available: Jul 24

Maggie Kohout

(she/her)

Maggie Kohout, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
7 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Virtual
Hi! I'm Maggie! I received my Master in Arts in Holistic Counseling Psychology at JFK University in San Jose. I am an LMFT (Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist) #145986. My hope is to help you in whatever way I can. Everyone's path looks different! My aim is to get to know you and to support you in whatever your goals are.

Next available: Jul 27

Jeff Golden

(he/him)

Jeff Golden, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
15 years of experience
Empowering
Open-minded
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hi there! I’m Jeff. Do you feel alone, stuck, or unable to reach your potential in your relationships, career, or overall health? Is it hard to accept yourself or others? Are you struggling to communicate with the people you care most about? YOU deserve support!! I help people through life changes, anxiety, depression, grief, and addictions. We can explore what works and does not work in your life and find useful next steps together. With evidence-based approaches, we can empower you to take action on what matters most to you. I applaud you for your courage to explore therapy and support options. In safe and compassionate conversations, we will learn together what can increase your overall satisfaction and sense of connection in life. Let’s start that journey together! NOTE: At this time, I am not working with minor clients. SCHEDULING NOTE: While some assistance may be offered during sessions, clients are responsible to schedule follow-up sessions to ensure a desired and treatment-recommended frequency. Unless otherwise agreed upon, if no session occurs for 3 weeks, the therapeutic relationship may be considered terminated. Thanks for assisting in keeping services and progress workable!

Next available: Jul 24

Naomi Ortega

(she/her)

Naomi Ortega, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
6 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
Hello! My name is Naomi Ortega, and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Fulfilling my role as a therapist means a great deal to me, as does building genuine connections with my clients. It is through that genuine connection that I hope to assist you in navigating through depressive, anxious, traumatic, and stress-related symptoms. I also aim to provide treatment through a culturally sensitive perspective.

Next available: Jul 24

Victor Hernandez JR

(he/him)

Victor Hernandez JR, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
27 years of experience
Authentic
Open-minded
Solution oriented
Virtual
I am passionate about helping people deal with life challenges that cause them distress. My first goal is to help you identify what the problems are, how they impact relationships in your life, and what goals you want to work on to bring understanding, calm, peace, and joy back into your life. You are the expert in your life, and working together with me, I will challenge your thinking patterns to help you see alternative outcomes that align with the goals you are working toward.

Next available: Jul 24

Elise Loprieno

Elise Loprieno, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
3 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Holistic
Virtual
My approach cultivates connection and collaboration, offering a judgment-free space tailored to your unique experiences and aspirations. I can help you clearly identify what keeps you saying "Yes" when you want to say "No," where you're feeling bad or guilty when really you're experiencing deep empathy, and how to step into your unshakeable confidence and a sense of grounded self-respect while maintaining healthy limits. My clients often compare working with me to a compassionate journey in which self-discovery leads to empowerment. Change is made possible by accepting your current situation. Together, we strengthen the muscles of sitting with your emotions, reducing the impact of challenges like anxiety & self-doubt. Invite Future You to act in alignment with your values, free from persistent thoughts that hold you back. Let's make space for growth and create a path that aligns with the best version of yourself.

Next available: Jul 31

Xennia Dorr

Xennia Dorr, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
5 years of experience
Virtual
I'm a bilingual (English and Spanish) Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) based in California. I received my Masters from the Point Loma Nazarene University and have been practicing for 5 years. I specialize in working with clients who are struggling with anxiety, depression, ADHD and trauma. I enjoy working with clients who are ready to work on their relationships with partners, family and themselves. Whether you're seeking support for anxiety, depression, relationship issues, trauma or personal development, I am here to work alongside you, offering evidence-based techniques and empathetic guidance to promote healing and enhance your well-being.

Next available: Jul 26

Esmeralda Alcantar Plascencia

Esmeralda Alcantar Plascencia, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
14 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Virtual
Hi! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker based in California. I received my Masters in Social Work (MSW) from California State University San Bernardino and have been practicing for the last 14 years. I have been helping those who struggle with stress, anxiety and depression as these are the most common diagnosis. I educate and provide insight on skills that are helpful in managing symptoms in order for my patients to live their best possible self.

Next available: Aug 3

Jamey McCormick

(he/him)

Jamey McCormick, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
20 years of experience
Empowering
Intelligent
Open-minded
Virtual
Hello there, I am Jamey. Do you feel like there are just not enough hours in the day, or that you are being pulled in a million different directions? Do you feel like you are struggling to keep up with your relationships, your work, or your health? Sometimes when this happens, we tend to blame the person in the mirror. Fortunately, I am here to help you get over that hump. I strive to help you manage anxiety and avoid burnout. My goal is to help work together with you, and identify what is working well, and not so well, and help you find that balance you and so many others are looking for. I consider myself to be very adaptable to my clients, and work to find what works best specifically for you! I would also like to assure you, that you are not the only one feeling this way! Whether you are overwhelmed, having relationship issues, dealing with trauma, or cycles of anxiety and depression, I am here to help. If you are having trouble with your children, and are seeking input and new techniques, I would be glad to assist you. Seeking therapy can feel scary, but this is the first step towards making the right choice. You deserve a safe space to heal and grow. In our sessions together, I will meet you with empathy and compassion in a judgment-free zone, working with evidence-based techniques to help you overcome the hang-ups and habits holding you back. Let us work together!

Next available: Jul 30

Yossi Benperlas

Yossi Benperlas, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
19 years of experience
Direct
Solution oriented
Virtual
Yossi Benperlas specializes in working with individuals wanting to improve their relationships. With respectful dialogue, he believes it’s possible to reconnect and be happy. With almost 20 years of experience, he draws on many approaches to help clients resolve the challenges they face. Connecting with clients is very important to him. He is Jewish Orthodox and speaks French and Hebrew.

Next available: Jul 29

Joseph Hovemeyer

(he/him)

Joseph Hovemeyer, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
6 years of experience
Solution oriented
Intelligent
Warm
Virtual
Whether it is therapy for anxiety, depression, or couples therapy, I help clients to move toward the pursuit of a meaningful life in which they also find and develop a sense of “home” or belonging in relationships. I provide therapy in person in my Sierra Madre or Glendora CA offices, and via telehealth anywhere in the state of California.

Next available: Jul 25

Shannon Mong

(she/her)

Shannon Mong, PsyD - California Psychologist at Grow Therapy
PsyD
22 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Open-minded
Virtual
I appreciate you taking the time to learn about me and consider working together. As there are likely many therapists who can accompany you on your journey, here’s a bit about me, which may help you make a choice. I have worked with many people navigating anxiety, depression, stressors, life transitions, trauma, substance use, learning & neurological differences, and relationship issues. If we work together, you can expect to learn more about your authentic self – who you are at the core. I am curious to identify the unique gifts you bring to the world and illuminate how you can use those to address challenges and opportunities in your life. I will listen intently, be curious about your thoughts and feelings, and respect you are an expert in your own life. Whether your decision to seek a therapist is something you’ve considered for a long time or a decision just made, you may be experiencing a mix of thoughts and feelings. Perhaps some vulnerability asking for support from and confiding in someone you don’t yet know, maybe uncertainty about how therapy will help you. I view the very act of reading my profile as an act of courage and hope.

Next available: Jul 25

Megri Kartounian

Megri Kartounian, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
3 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) based in California. I have received my Masters degree from University of Southern California (USC). I support women who want to build their self-esteem, heal from inner child wounds, and past traumas. I help my client's break free from the limitations imposed on them by their own past or the pain of their early experiences.

Next available: Jul 24

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