·
·

315 therapists in California accepting Anthem

Take advantage of your Anthem insurance plan. Book an appointment through Gro...

SARAH KO

(she/her)

SARAH KO, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
1 year of experience
Virtual
Hi! I'm a Licensed marriage and Family Therapist (MFT)based in California. Because my previous work has been so diverse these past several years, I treat every single client as the expert in their own lives. In each interaction, I tailored my interventions to their specific situation and symptoms. Whether the topics centered around anxiety, depression, trauma, or relationship issues, I ensured the tools we developed were done collaboratively and in a safe space. I provide respectful and compassionate services to help you identify your goals, and support you in coping with challenges along the way to achieving them.

Next available: Jul 14

Lisa Criswell

(she/her)

Lisa Criswell, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
7 years of experience
Intelligent
Open-minded
Warm
Virtual
Hello, I’m a California Licensed Clinical Social Worker. My goal is to create a safe and trusting environment for you to explore and overcome any challenges you face while providing the emotional support you need. I have worked with teens and adults to overcome their life challenges and develop the coping skills necessary to become the best version of themselves. I spent time practicing my therapeutic skills as an intern trainee at the California State University, Fresno university clinic. Here I began to focus on working with teens and young adults to overcome challenges associated with life transitions, burnout, relationship issues, and mood disorders such as anxiety, grief, and depression. Working as part of a grant program with parolees and then a group private practice, I also gained significant experience working with individuals who have trauma history. Through this work, I was able to learn and implement a variety of modalities to effectively address the impacts of trauma. I love my work as a therapist and would be happy to be part of your journey.

Next available: Jul 25

KENDRA GOODING

(she/her)

KENDRA GOODING, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
5 years of experience
Empowering
Warm
Authentic
Virtual
Hello, I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker based in California and Licensed for telehealth in Florida with five years of experience. I received my master's from Simmons College in Boston. I am here to help you work through your current life challenges with the goal of helping you to be the version of yourself that you can have peace of mind with. I have experience with a variety of populations, backgrounds and needs. I do not believe that people are cookie cutter, instead I feel that I must tailor my therapeutic approach to best suit each client. I am also a great match for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community as I am a CODA who is fluent in ASL as a second language.

Next available: Jul 15

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, etc., if wanted/needed. This type of support is a major source of joy for me & something that I’d be happy to handle on behalf of your organization! I’m a FACILITATOR of JOY because, as a Queer, Disabled, Neurodivergent, 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 culturally-specific creative and spiritual practices to therapy, so if you want to pull out some tarot cards or discuss how your ancestor frequently visits to talk with you, we can do that!

Next available: Aug 12

Stacy Richardson

(she/her)

Stacy Richardson, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
17 years of experience
Virtual
My name is Stacy Richardson. I hold a Ph.D. in Psychology from North Central University as well as a Master's in Human Services with Specialization in Marital, Couples, and Family from Capella University. I am licensed in the states of California, Hawaii, and Virginia. My approach to therapy is solution-focused, client-centered, and eclectic to meet the individual needs of clients. I work with teens, couples, adults 18+, and older adults using approaches such as Dialectical Behavior therapy (DBT), cognitive behavioral, solution focused, motivational interviewing, structural, and narrative therapy.

Next available: Jul 23

James Noftle

(he/him)

James Noftle, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
10 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
My career as a classroom teacher, assistant principal and university professor served me well in my current practice as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I earned my Doctorate in Education/Ed.D. from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL. As a university professor, I became the Multiple Subject Program Director, Graduate Reading Director, and Supervisor of Student Teachers with both national and international publications.

Next available: Jul 14

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 16

Desiree Gordon

(she/they)

Desiree Gordon, PsyD - California Psychologist at Grow Therapy
PsyD
31 years of experience
Authentic
Direct
Holistic
Virtual
Hi! I'm a Licensed Clinical Psychologist based in California. I received my Masters in Health Psychology from National Louis University in Chicago. I received my Masters and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Argosy University- Illinois School of Professional Psychology. I have been practicing for over 30 years. I have helped individuals, couples, families, groups and organizations from a diverse population of adolescents to older adult male, female, and LGBT. p young adults struggling with career stress and burnout become the best versions of themselves. Over twenty (20) years of professional experience in a variety of settings such as mental health hospitals; addiction programs; community agencies; medical centers; graduate school programs, providing service to students, individuals, families, groups and organizations from a diverse population of adolescents to older adult male, female, and LGBT. I have been trained in mental health issues for over 30 years in varying degrees. Over the last 15 years I have assisted individuals from all walks of life to begin their recovery. I am a partner in their healing journey and collaborate with them to identify the issues they feel need addressing.

Next available: Jul 15

Linda Nelson

(she/her)

Linda Nelson, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
7 years of experience
Open-minded
Authentic
Challenging
Virtual
I’m a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist who has practiced for over 7 years. I received my MA in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University Los Angeles. During my training and internships, I worked with a diverse group of clients including teens, young adults, older adults (65+), parents, couples and families. My experience includes treating clients that struggle with depression, anxiety, substance use, LGBTQIA+ issues, aging, family conflicts and life transitions. I help clients gain an understanding of themselves and their situations in order to live more fulfilling lives.

Next available: Jul 15

Desma Jackson

(she/her)

Desma Jackson, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
13 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Intelligent
Virtual
Hi! Since 2010 I have been a trusted partner for my clients in order to help them achieve healthy and balanced personal lives and relationships. As a licensed small business, I’m deeply committed to being there even you need me most – helping you explore, heal, and move forward into a happy and healthy mindset. My clients constantly acknowledge and appreciate my warm, caring, and nonjudgmental described as calming when assisting them in developing effective coping skills and overcoming personal barriers.

Next available: Jul 17

Diane Gibbs

Diane Gibbs, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
15 years of experience
Virtual
Hello. my name is Diane Gibbs and i have been a licensed clinical social worker since 2008. I have worked inpatient and outpatient mental health. I am Rogerian trained, which means i have awareness of my boundaries and the clts boundaries. I am clt centered, being aware of my transference in the therapy relationship; often using the transference for clt growth. I am humanistic, which means any one of us can experience disturbance of mood, thought, or emotion; simply because we are human. As a clt centered therapist my role is to hold a mirror up as to allow the clt to witness their experience and offer reccomendations for tx plan. Also, empowering the clt to connect and use their strengths; support, spirituality or agnostic beliefs. I have used various modality interventions including meditation, visualization, and exposure acclimation. I have worked with 5 yo to 80+ yr old. My experience is broad, from post partum to end of life issues and many life stages in between. Whether its anxiety or depression. From bipolar to ocd or schizophrenia; i work at creating a safe environment where boundaries are clear and the clt feels free to discuss their issues in safety and privacy.

Next available: Jul 15

Don Ross

(he/him)

Don Ross, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
30 years of experience
Virtual
My name is Don Ross, and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I work with individuals & couples and focus mainly on the here-and-now: the thoughts, feelings, and sensations that come up as we work together. Clients describe me as warm, human, and responsive. My #1 priority is to be fully present, accepting, and genuine—and to trust that each person I see has the wisdom and resources to find their own answers to whatever struggles have brought them to me. In my experience, people heal and grow if they are given the time, attention, and human connection they need to feel they are not alone in facing their troubles. I know this road personally—as client as well as therapist. For most of us, the process of healing means growth, learning, and better relationships with ourselves and the people in our lives--and it’s often an enjoyable journey. I welcome you as you share your journey from crisis to growth.

Next available: Jul 16

Mariana Barragan-Sanchez

(she/her)

Mariana Barragan-Sanchez, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
10 years of experience
Intelligent
Virtual
Hello and hola! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker based in California, holding a Master's degree in Social Work from Simmons College. With almost 8 years of experience using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), I assist individuals with anxiety and depression symptoms by targeting cognitive distortions and support individuals with developing appropriate coping strategies. My background includes working with children and adolescents diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Additionally, I have experience working with individuals incarcerated in a correctional facility.

Next available: Jul 16

Leslie Watson

Leslie Watson, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
8 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
As a licensed clinical social worker with seven years of dedicated experience in the field, I bring a wealth of expertise to my practice. Over the course of my career, I have had the privilege of serving a diverse spectrum of clients, spanning from school-aged youth to individuals in elder care settings. My therapeutic approach is characterized by a delicate balance of directness and empathy, fostering a safe and supportive space for exploration and growth. I am deeply committed to empowering my clients on their journey towards healing and self-discovery. To this end, I place great emphasis on equipping individuals with practical resources and tools that extend beyond our sessions. By providing tailored strategies that can be implemented between appointments and long after therapy goals have been achieved, I aim to facilitate sustained progress and well-being. Thank you for considering me as a partner in your journey towards personal growth and fulfillment.

Next available: Jul 14

Tamekia Flanngan

(she/her)

Tamekia Flanngan, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
5 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, licensed in California and Nevada. I am based in Henderson, NV. This is my 5th year as a clinician. As a married mother of 3, from ages 21 to 9, I enjoy spending time with my family which also includes my bearded dragon, fish and rabbit. I enjoy being outdoors and more importantly helping individuals see what they are truly capable of when it comes to their overall well-being and mental health.

Next available: Jul 25

Cris Barbarin

(she/her)

Cris Barbarin, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
5 years of experience
Virtual
As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a deep desire for helping individuals navigate stress and anxiety, I am passionate about working with women, especially African American women. With 5 years of experience in the field, I understand the unique challenges and pressures that many women face in today's world. I also understand the unique cultural, social, and systemic factors that can impact the mental health of African American women. I am commited to providing a safe and supportive space for my clients to explore their concerns.

Next available: Jul 16

Brenda Silva

Brenda Silva, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
8 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Warm
Virtual
I join with my clients to develop a plan which will result in a more effective way of managing negative or distorted thought patterns. We will examine closely situations that result in strong emotional feelings. Utilizing new methods of coping results in a reduction of negative moods, improved self esteem and the ability to utilize helpful tools in the future.

Next available: Jul 16

Melanie J Cain

(she/her)

Melanie J Cain, PhD - California Psychologist at Grow Therapy
PhD
17 years of experience
Virtual
Dr. Melanie Cain is from the Santa Clara Pueblo and Jicarilla Apache tribes of Northern New Mexico. She is a licensed psychologist and has 17 years experience serving Veterans, American Indians and other communities of color. She is focused on the integration of culturally informed interventions, cognitive theories, and interpersonal modalities to create wellness and community connection. Dr. Cain understands how cultural connection and social systems influence health and wellness. She will help you work toward finding balance, feeling peace, and creating happiness and joy.

Next available: Jul 24

Judy Tegland

(she/her)

Judy Tegland, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
30 years of experience
Virtual
Hello. I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist practicing in California for 30 years. I like working with individuals who are experiencing a life altering situation such as serious loss or other traumatic event. I also like to help people with situations that create anxiety and stress and feelings of being stuck in a dilemma they feel they cannot solve. I also enjoy working with couples (straight or gay) who feel they need some help in communicating clearly with each other their needs, their hopes and their desires.

Next available: Jul 16

Elizabeth Muñoz

Elizabeth Muñoz, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
7 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! My name is Elizabeth Muñoz. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker offering tele-health services to individuals above the age of 18. I earned my Master's Degree in Social Work from the University of Southern California (USC). I have been practicing for 7 years. My services are available in both English and Spanish. I work with individuals facing anxiety, depression, grief, and life adjustments.

Next available: Jul 16

Lacharonda Taylor

(she/her)

Lacharonda Taylor, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
14 years of experience
Virtual
"The greatest glory in living, lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall." Welcome, I'm Lacharonda Taylor, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker licensed since 2015, based in California. Congratulations on taking this courageous step towards improving your mental health. With over a decade of experience, I am passionate about assisting individuals in navigating life's challenges, cultivating resilience, and discovering self-empowerment.

Next available: Jul 19

Steven Nelson

(he/him)

Steven Nelson, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
6 years of experience
Warm
Humorous
Empowering
Virtual
My bio Hello, My name is Steven Nelson. I am always delighted with being able to help others find their own conclusions with life's circumstances. There can always be a positive aspect to a struggle or an unfortunate situation. "If you seek, you will find." At times we just need that support to help see it. In addition to my Psychological Therapy license, I hold specialties certifications in Drug and Alcohol addiction, Cognitive Behavioral therapy, Sex Addiction, Trauma and Domestic Violence prevention.

Next available: Jul 16

Michelle Snapp

(she/her)

Michelle Snapp, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
8 years of experience
Virtual
Do you ever feel alone, overwhelmed, or stressed? You are not alone. All individuals experience life, and with life comes pain. It can be hard to talk to friends or family about painful emotions, and I want to help. I use an integrated approach with all clients. I believe in using an eclectic approach to help clients meet their goals for therapy. I am an Advanced Trauma Certified Practitioner and use EMDR and a trauma-focused approach to process past trauma that is impacting their lives today.

Next available: Jul 15

Elisabeth Contreras

Elisabeth Contreras, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
10 years of experience
Virtual
Hello and welcome! I am Elisabeth Contreras, a bilingual (Spanish/English) Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist offering services to clients in the State of California. I received my bachelors degree in Psychology in 2013 and Masters degree in Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy in 2005. With 10years of experience, I specialize in working with children, transitional age youth and families.

Next available: Jul 16

Monica Blandford

(she/her)

Monica Blandford, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
4 years of experience
Virtual
My name is Monica, I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #146445. I believe that each person has their own unique journey and I believe that it is important to use an individualized approach to help clients. I work to develop positive relationships with my clients with a foundation of both trust and honesty. I have worked with individuals, families, and children. Some of the most common challenges I have helped clients address are stress, depression, anxiety, anger management, family conflict, autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, and addiction. I have worked with a variety of populations including children, teens, and adults. I have a Bachelor in Psychology from Columbia College. In 2014, I graduated from Alaska Pacific University with a Masters in Counseling Psychology. I have worked in a variety of settings including Residential, Substance Abuse, Community Care with children and families in Foster Care/Probation and Private Practice. I am also a STOP Certified Group Facilitator for Batterers Intervention Program with Probation.

Next available: Jul 23

Frequently asked questions