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Ava Oleson

(she/her)

Ava Oleson, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
20 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Intelligent
Virtual
Hello, welcome to my profile page. I have a Master of Science degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Fuller Seminary's Graduate School of Psychology, and a Doctor of Leadership degree from Evangel University. Since 1994 I have been specializing in working with women's issues in my therapy practice. It is my calling and I count it an honor and sacred privilege to be a small part of my client's story and journey.

Next available: Aug 6

Laurie Eaton

Laurie Eaton, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
27 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Open-minded
Virtual
Hi, my name is Laurie. I have been a Marriage and Family Therapist for 27 years. I have been able to help a variety of people who struggle with depression, anxiety, PTSD, ADHD, anger management, trauma, family conflict, military-related issues, parenting and couples who want to learn better communication skills. I have worked with people from a variety of ethnicities and ages, from 5 to 75. I am compassionate, caring, and empathic. My background includes; working with troubled teens, military members who struggle with deployment, etc., a drug and alcohol treatment center, couples, and those who struggle with trauma from childhood.

Next available: Aug 8

Sonica Thakur

(she/her)

Sonica Thakur, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
10 years of experience
Warm
Holistic
Authentic
Virtual
“What one person has to offer to another, is their own being, nothing more, nothing less” – Ram Dass. My therapeutic approach is a strength-based perspective that focuses on a person’s innate potential rather than pathologies and shortfalls. Consistent with this approach, my role as a therapist lies not in solving problems but in helping clients examine inhibited issues and biases, identify practical solutions to their problems and progress toward deeper wisdom. I have worked with adults, children and families. This experience has included clients of various ethnicities and addressed a range of mental health issues, interpersonal relationship problems, and life transitions. I draw on my experience of 15 years in travel journalism and Corporate America and this understanding helps me support my clients as they navigate the stress and success in their place of work, endure layoffs, reevaluate priorities, and make renewed efforts towards new beginnings. My therapeutic style is adaptive to the individual needs of my clients. I believe the process of change is an ongoing dialogue. This process can be brief or longer term, depending upon the needs of the client. Sometimes I use mindfulness techniques to supplement therapy.

Next available: Aug 14

Shanette Izadi

Shanette Izadi, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
7 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Intelligent
Virtual
Hi! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) based in California. I received my Masters from California State University Bakersfield and have been practicing for 6 years. I help adults struggling with anxiety, depression, faith, trauma, burnout, and relationships. Together we will decrease your stress and increase your peace. I am certified in motivational interviewing which is a strength-based practice that allows you to stay the expert in your life.

Next available: Jul 27

Norma Munoz-Sedano

Norma Munoz-Sedano, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
20 years of experience
Virtual
I am a bilingual LMFT. In 1991 I obtained a B.H in Social Psychology from The Universidad Autonoma de Baja California (Mexico). In 2008, I graduated from University of Phoenix with a M.A in Marriage, Family, and Child therapy. I have more than 20 years working with patients (adolescents, parents, adults, and couples) to improve relationships, mental and/or emotional issues related with depression, anxiety, phobias, traumas, psychosocial stressors and life challenges and goals.

Next available: Jul 29

Percival Fisher, Jr., LCSW, LICSW, LCSW-C, BCD

(he/him)

Percival Fisher, Jr., LCSW, LICSW, LCSW-C, BCD, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
13 years of experience
Virtual
My name is Percival Fisher, Jr. However, you can call me "Percy" and I have been providing individual and group psychotherapy for 12 years. I am here to assist you in reaching your goals in therapy. I provide a safe, warm, and interactive space to talk about your presenting issues. I have experience providing therapy to individuals experiencing depression, anxiety, anger, trauma, "coming out"/LGBTQIA-related issues, and family conflicts.

Next available: Jul 29

Kerri Lynn Gavin

(she/her)

Kerri Lynn Gavin, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
18 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Open-minded
Virtual
I have been working in the area of behavioral health since 1990, have various degrees from educational institutions, worked several internships for required training, helped move clients from a Developmental Center into homes to live and be a part of the community, have a love of working with older adults, and feel I am a compassionate, kind, person who is client centered and wants to help others to become empowered, if wanted. I have been a social worker for several entities and before that I was a Licensed Psychiatric Technician working on a crisis unit for Sonoma county.

Next available: Aug 6

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 27

Rhonda Stephanie Okonkwo

(she/her)

Rhonda Stephanie Okonkwo, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
12 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Open-minded
Virtual
Hey there, I’m Rhonda Stephanie! Do you have trouble managing anxiety and feelings of depression? Do you need assistance in processing a very difficult situation that you experienced? I help individuals identify problems that negatively impact their daily lives and work alongside them to address any barriers to their well-being. We can work together to address your spiritual and emotional needs to help you continue building a stronger sense of self. I also use mindfulness exercises and narration to promote self reflection and awareness. I specialize in working with Black women - including parents, teens and young women. I am a survivor who works with individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, sexual trauma and/or sex trafficking. I provide healing spaces for families who have endured generational cycles of abuse. I am queer friendly and affirming. In our sessions together, I will bring an open ear, no judgment and compassion so that you are able to overcome any hurdles that you been feeling and experiencing. Most importantly, I want to be someone that can provide a safe space for you to be yourself.

Next available: Aug 2

Chalon Murphy

(she/her)

Chalon Murphy, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
7 years of experience
Solution oriented
Empowering
Direct
Virtual
Do you often feel weighed down by life stressors? If your mood shifts cause you to feel like you are on an emotional roller coaster, come talk to me. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) within Ca. I received my master’s degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Brandman University in Riverside, Ca. I have over 22 years experience(case management, behavior health specialist, therapist) working in the public and private sector. I am experienced in working with children, adolescents/ teenagers, parents, individuals, couples and older adults utilizing cognitive behavioral therapy, narrative therapy, solution focused therapy, communication therapy and structural therapy etc. My philosophy is that every behavior serves a purpose and meets a need. My approach to therapy is person-centered, holistic, and eclectic when needed. Techniques include mindfulness practices, out-side-of-the box strategies, and strength-based approaches. Remember, the first step toward change is just a phone call away. I believe in meeting you where you are to work with you to address core causes of difficulty and help you better manage life obstacles. My focus is to provide a safe space for you to be open and honest, support you in your process, and empower you with tools you can use. I look forward to hearing from you!

Next available: Jul 26

Tara Mrotek

Tara Mrotek, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
7 years of experience
Solution oriented
Open-minded
Virtual
Hello there, my name is Tara. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with passion for empowering my clients and treating mental illness. I have extensive background and experience in treating individuals whom experience depression, anxiety (general and social), bipolar disorder, trauma history and PTSD and have worked with individuals as young as 5 years old to older adults. . In our sessions together, I'll meet you with compassion and evidence-based techniques so you can improve your life. Let's thrive together!

Next available: Aug 14

Sheila Owens

(she/her)

Sheila Owens, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
8 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, my name is Sheila Owens, LCSW. I have worked in the field of mental health for more than 35 years. The past 8 years has been in a therapist role. I currently have my own therapy practice and contract with agencies/ insurances to offer individual therapy sessions to adults.

Next available: Jul 26

Mark G Koch

Mark G Koch, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
30 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hello, You may have often heard some people say that therapy is for only those with a mental illness or are "crazy". I'm Mark G. Koch and have been a licensed Marriage Family Therapist since 1996, and I can honestly tell you that those type of statements are a myth. Everyone has a view of how the world works and we use the tools we have to deal with our issues, but occasionally there comes a time when a problem arises that we have no answer to. At this point we become "stuck". You can say that these are the cards life has dealt you and do nothing, or you can get help to learn new ways to see your world and use new tools to change your world. You have the strength and you have the power and somewhere in your mind, you have the answers. My job is to help you find them and to show you how to use them, so that you can begin to move towards whatever your goals are for your world. I have had the opportunity to work in a variety of settings, including private practice, psychiatric hospitals, County Mental Health, non-profit organizations and most recently utilizing remote virtual therapy. I have worked with children, adolescents, adults, couples, families, and groups. My expertise in is Obsessive Compulsive Disorders and other Anxiety Disorders along with Depression, but I also have had a multitude of experience with Personality Disorders, Bi-Polar Disorders, and with dual diagnosis. A dual diagnosis is when a person has a mental health issue such as depression, and is also dealing with a drug/alcohol issue. Having said all of this, I actually have had a great amount of success dealing with adolescents, those having relationship issues, and communication between couples. I look forward to hearing from you.

Next available: Jul 29

Peter Meisner

Peter Meisner, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
10 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Direct
Virtual
I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California and Texas. I have been practicing since 2015, working with couples and adult individuals. My passion is in helping people to heal and successfully navigate their relationships and life changes. As we go through life we often run into obstacles and gather baggage that keep us from reaching our true potential. The goal in therapy is to clear your path and reduce your load to free you to reach your goals and live in contented harmony and happiness. Every individual is unique, you have a unique past, present and future. Your therapy should be customized to match you and your situation. I work with couples to regain intimacy and develop deeper, more loving relationships. Does past trauma have you trapped and is it holding you back? With training in trauma treatment, I can help you to move through your trauma dn into a brighter future. Having worked in addiction for 7 years I understand your struggles and how to overcome addictive behaviors while repairing your relationships.I am trained in working with depression and Anxiety. I have successfully raised two children and maintained a loving 30-year marriage to my best friend. Prior to returning to school to become a therapist, worked in corporate America and was a successful entrepreneur. I understand and can help with the stress of having a career and trying to maintain a work/life balance. I have been trained in CBT, CPT, CBT for insomnia, Mindfulness and other modalities. Education: Bachelor of Science/Business, California Lutheran University Masters of Science/Clinical Psychology, California Lutheran University Licenses: California LMFT 114981 Texas LMFT 205071

Next available: Jul 29

Teresa Burbach

Teresa Burbach, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
23 years of experience
Intelligent
Warm
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hello! I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) who has been working with individuals, couples and families for twenty three years. I use interventions based on cognitive behavioral techniques to help you reach your goals and overcome patterns of behavior that are not working well for you. I believe you are the expert in your own life and strive to work with you to understand and move forward toward your goals.

Next available: Jul 26

Katie Guerrero

(she/her)

Katie Guerrero, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
1 year of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Virtual
Welcome! I am a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW). I received my masters from UC Berkeley and have been practicing for a few years now. I work with individuals going through life transitions and unexpected directions in life. I have experience in motivational interviewing and trauma focused practice. I offer sessions every other week, and my practice includes providing clients with written worksheets for outside of sessions. I also like to work with clients to identify natural supports outside of therapy. If you are seeking someone to sign off on FMLA, EDD, SSI, Emotional Support Animal, time off work, ETC., I will refer you to your medical doctor and/or provider who you meet with in person.

Next available: Aug 19

Brian Mitchell

(he/him)

Brian Mitchell, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
5 years of experience
Empowering
Solution oriented
Warm
Virtual
Hello there, I'm Brian Mitchell. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a client-centered approach to therapy, focusing on trauma and PTSD. I tailor my approach to each client's unique needs and experiences. I am trained in several evidence-based therapies, including CBT, EMDR, and TF-CBT, as well as mindfulness techniques and stress reduction strategies. I work to create a safe and supportive environment for clients to work towards healing and learning coping skills. My attraction to a career as a therapist stemmed from a desire to help marginalized populations find their voice and advocate for their needs. What drives me to do this work is a deep passion for helping others find a better path forward in their lives.

Next available: Jul 30

Chyrissee Lee, LMFT

(she/her)

Chyrissee Lee, LMFT, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
20 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Challenging
Virtual
Hello and Welcome! I’m Chyrissée and I am so glad you are here. I Believe...Life presents many challenges to our ability to stay balanced and centered in our day-to-day existence. During difficult times, additional support can offer the breathing room we need to help us make sense of our circumstances. The process of therapy and the journey of self-discovery in a supportive environment can help untangle confusing thoughts, feelings, and behavioral patterns that seem to be keeping you stuck. Whether you have feelings of depression, anxiety, relationship struggles, or a challenging life transition, I want to support you every step of the way. Maya Angelou once said, “Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” During our sessions, I will meet you with compassion, kindness and make it a point to provide you with a safe place to process, ask questions and grow. I make space for each of my clients to recognize their unique individuality and aim to support and facilitate growth and resiliency. Let's get started!

Next available: Aug 1

Vanessa Estrada Baron

(she/her)

Vanessa Estrada Baron, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
5 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Authentic
Virtual
Hello, my name is Vanessa Estrada Baron, and I'm a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with a Master's degree in Counseling from California State University, Fullerton. I identify as a first-generation Latina, cisgender woman. I'm passionate about working with BIPOC families, and individuals. Additionally, I am an ally to the LGBTQIA+ and undocumented/DACAmented communities. I hope we can work together in finding meaning and feeling satisfied with where your life is heading. I utilize a range of evidence-based therapies, including person-centered therapy. Cognitive behavioral therapy, msand tray interventions, art therapy interventions, and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy with an anti-racist and anti-oppressive approach. These approaches allow us to build a therapeutic connection and give us a roadmap in this therapy journey. As we work together, there may be some wounds that are uncovered brought on by childhood trauma, intergeneration trauma, societal injustices, or any other significant events that you’d be willing to explore. I hope to provide a safe space to process your feelings and would be honored to be a tool for you. Aside from being a therapist, I am a wife, I am a mother to a two-year-old daughter, I am a daughter of two immigrant parents, I am a sister to a brother and sister. Some of my self-care includes hiking, playing video games, reading, taking baths, and spending time with my parents. I am looking forward to meeting you! Asking for help is not easy, so if you are struggling with anxiety, depression, a recent loss, anger, internal or external conflict, or you’re looking to find meaning, I can already tell your resilience!

Next available: Jul 31

Natasha Simon

(she/her)

Natasha Simon, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
18 years of experience
Intelligent
Empowering
Open-minded
Virtual
Hello my name is Natasha Simon and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Are you a trauma survivor? Do you experience intense and uncontrollable emotions? Do you experience depression and anxiety? Do you struggle with low self-esteem and body image issues? If you are experiencing any of these issues, I am here for you. At this very moment you may feel helpless, but there is hope for you to overcome and move forward from the issues you may be experiencing. My therapeutic approach is eclectic and collaborative. I use principles of psychodynamic therapy, CBT and DBT and I adapt my treatments to best fit your needs. I believe strongly in the therapeutic relationship and I make sure to co-create a space where you can feel safe to be you and embark on your journey of self-discovery and healing. I meet you where you are at and welcome you without judgment. My purpose as your therapist is to be a resource and tool to assist you with becoming empowered to make positive changes and healthy choices in your life.

Next available: Aug 10

Mark Dominguez

(he/him)

Mark Dominguez, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
15 years of experience
Solution oriented
Open-minded
Humorous
Virtual
Greetings, my name is Mark and I've been working with families and youth in the foster care system for over 14 years. Prior to that I was in the military working as a combat medic. My personality has always brought me into industries where I was able to help others, and that has become my passion. I hope to share joy and compassion for those that I work with, by using a person-centered approach as a basis for everything that I do.

Next available: Jul 26

Alyssa Stone

Alyssa Stone, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
7 years of experience
Open-minded
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
Hi there! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). I grew up in the Central Valley area of California. I enjoy helping others find their strengths. I found my passion for social work while volunteering at the Poverello House. I enjoyed giving back to my community. I am client centered/client focused. I have a holistic approach to therapy utilizing Solution Focused and Motivational Interviewing skills.

Next available: Jul 29

Alex Andrade-Lozano

(he/him)

Alex Andrade-Lozano, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
7 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Open-minded
Virtual
*Currently not practicing Couples Therapy* Welcome! My name is Alex Andrade-Lozano and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT #142659, practicing in Fresno, CA. For the past 7 years I have worked with children and adults in individual, couples, and family therapy. I primarily practice Dialectical Behavior Therapy. One of my greatest takeaways from DBT is that each client has a unique life that they want to be living. As your therapist, I hope to help you discover what that life is and help you make the necessary changes to achieve it.

Next available: Jul 26

Bob Phillips, LPCC

(he/him)

Bob Phillips, LPCC, LPCC - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPCC
9 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Authentic
Virtual
I help people overcome issues that might prevent them from leading healthy, fulfilled lives. I use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution Focused, and Client Focused therapy as well. It takes courage to start therapy, but I have seen those who do and apply themselves, come out with a greater understanding of self, and many times with new tools to help them relate better with others in their lives. I look forward to helping you on your “Therapy Journey.”

Next available: Jul 29

Lina Rappoport

(she/her)

Lina Rappoport, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
18 years of experience
Intelligent
Authentic
Open-minded
Virtual
Dear Prospective Client, My name is Lina Rappoport, LMFT. I have been licensed since 2013. Originally from Ukraine I came to the US more than 20 years ago. I love to work with pre-teens, teens, their parents, and adults. I love meeting people from all around the world and I connect well with different cultures and ages. In me you will find compassionate, caring, and respectful individual. I will take time to listen and together we will create a plan of action to help you feel better. We all need support these days, so don't hesitate to reach out. I can't wait to meet you. Take care.

Next available: Jul 28

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