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489 therapists in California matching your needs

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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 24

Rena / Ro Oppenheimer

(they/them)

Rena / Ro Oppenheimer, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
6 years of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Authentic
Virtual
My name is Rena, and I also go by Ro (both names are great). I am a white queer non-binary Ashkenazi Jewish somatic therapist and artist. Prison abolition, harm reduction, and consent are important to me, and I strive to practice in ways that are honest and aligned with my values. A sense of humor is also essential to me in healing work, and I believe in making room to go deep as well as to have fun in therapy. I have experience working with folks who experience depression, self-harm, relationship issues, break-ups, trauma, and anxiety. I love working with millennials, young people, queers, and creatives. Right now, I am only seeing clients on Telehealth.

Next available: Jul 24

Jazmin Alarcon

Jazmin Alarcon, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
6 years of experience
Warm
Humorous
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hello! My name is Jazmin and I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker based in California. I specialize in supporting teens and young adults struggling with anxiety and eating disorders. In therapy, we'll work together to understand and manage your emotions, reducing their negative impact on your life. Drawing from both personal and professional experience, I offer a tailored approach to meet each client's unique needs in a safe and supportive environment. Let's work together so you can fully enjoy everything life has to offer. Contact me for a free consultation call, I’d love to connect!

Next available: Jul 26

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 24

Joshua Turov

(he/him)

Joshua Turov, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
18 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Direct
Virtual
I believe that therapy can heal, but I also know that telling a stranger about your deepest pain can be a strange feeling. Perhaps you've been feeling sad, depressed or worried, and hopeless that anything in your life can change. Or maybe you aren't sure what you would even want help with. You know you feel bad, but if someone were to ask you "How can I help?", you aren't sure what you would say. These problems can feel permanent and unsolvable. After all, something feels broken and unfixable, so how could you not feel that it takes all the energy you have just to get up in the morning and go about your day? Depression or anxiety can also feel isolating, as if nobody else could possibly understand. You may have even received advice from people who you feel mean well but can't understand what you're going through. Depression and anxiety are not permanent or unfixable, and therapy can help. Imagine feeling peace of mind, and excited about life and its possibilities. It starts by learning about you and going at your pace. As a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist with over 16 years experience working with adults and teens, I've seen therapy work, and I feel lucky that I get to be part of that journey for others.

Next available: Jul 24

Rande Dorn

(she/her)

Rande Dorn, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
8 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Virtual
You are grieving, heartbroken, or lost. You didn’t get the job, you broke up with your partner, someone important has died. Grief is normal and exquisite and painful. You want to talk about it, but you don’t want to burden anyone. Here you have permission to be a burden. To be messy, seen, repetitive, and stuck. I’ll meet you there, but won’t leave you there. We work towards managing the unimaginable. Reckoning with the stories we tell and the paths lost, in order to reconcile with where we truly are. There you will find possibility. New stories, new love, new hope. There you will find the courage to start again.

Next available: Jul 24

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

Ray Radeka

(he/him)

Ray Radeka, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
11 years of experience
Virtual
Hi my name is Ray Radeka, LCSW, CATC IV. I am a US Navy Veteran. I am a strength based, solution focused, compassionate, empathetic - intersectional therapist. I was born and raised in Southern California. I attended California Baptist University for my masters. My life experiences on every level has motivated and prepared me to become a therapist. I have been in the mental health/substance abuse field, for 11 years, 8 of that was working as a Drug and Alcohol counselor specializing in Co-occurring disorders, which is someone that has been diagnosed with a Mental Health disorder and also suffers from a Drug or Alcohol addiction. I have now been practicing as a Clinical Therapist for the last 3 + years. My experience has been working with patients who suffer from Drug and Alcohol addiction, mood disorder, relationship issues, communication problems, Veterans with severe mental illness, PTSD , co-occurring disorders and marginalized groups coping with symptoms of Bipolar Disorder, Depression and Anxiety. My clinical approach leans towards CBT, DBT, Strength based, Solution Focus Therapy.

Next available: Jul 25

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

Vanessa Pulido

(she/her)

Vanessa Pulido, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
3 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! I'm a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapy based in California. I have been a practicing clinician for 3.5 years and I've worked in the Mental Health field for a total of 11 years. My approach is eclectic; I work primarily from a modern Psychodynamic Therapy approach and implement Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) strategies. I believe that by ‘making the unconscious, conscious’ and better understanding the “why” we can then take actionable steps to create positive change. I believe we all have the essential tools within ourselves needed to build a better and safer space, a place where we can flourish into the people we always thought we could be. At times, we may find ourselves feeling lost in the midst of our daily functions, perhaps even feeling hopeless or chaotic. As an empathic and non-judgmental listener, I am up for the task of helping you uncover those tools. Let’s get you there. You are your own greatest strength.

Next available: Jul 26

Ashley Paculba

Ashley Paculba, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
3 years of experience
Virtual
Hi, I am Ashley Paculba! I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California. I have over 3 years of experience helping children, adolescents and adults struggling with anxiety, depression, grief and loss, divorce, co-parenting , adjustment and relationship issues. I have a warm, empathetic and compassionate approach. I align with clients as they are walking through their healing journey.

Next available: Jul 24

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 24

Ashleigh Wroten

(she/her)

Ashleigh Wroten, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
3 years of experience
Empowering
Humorous
Virtual
Hey there! I'm Ashleigh, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with a passion for helping people navigate through life's ups and downs. I understand that life can throw some major curveballs and it's not always easy to navigate through them. That's where I come in! I'm here to support and empower you as you tackle life's challenges and work towards your goals. Life is a journey of growth and learning, and I'm here to walk alongside you every step of the way. Let's embark on this journey together and create positive change in your life. I look forward to meeting you, and I am honored to be a part of your transformative process.

Next available: Jul 24

Cassandra Munoz

(she/her)

Cassandra Munoz, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
4 years of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Authentic
Virtual
Hello! I am a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT) based in California. I received my Masters from Loma Linda University and have been practicing for about 4 years. I help young adults struggling through career stress, burnout, or adjustment as they transition into new roles and explore the best version of themselves. I have experience with a diverse population, from different backgrounds and life experiences. I work with each individual as they share their unique journey.

Next available: Jul 25

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 individual adults 18+, and older adults using approaches such as Dialectical Behavior therapy (DBT), cognitive behavioral, solution focused, motivational interviewing, structural, and narrative therapy. Please note that I provide individual counseling and not couples counseling on Grow.

Next available: Jul 29

Hope Ledding

(she/her)

Hope Ledding, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
6 years of experience
Authentic
Holistic
Warm
Virtual
Hello! I am a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in California, providing individual therapy to adults of all ages facing anxiety, depression, grief, relationship concerns, cultural and identity issues, and life transitions. I especially love working with young adults and folks who may be new to therapy. Some of my areas of interest include adult parent-child relationships, relational trauma, loneliness, spirituality, career development, identity development, friendship, dating, and relationship satisfaction. I welcome and affirm clients from all racial and ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientations and gender identities, religions, and nationalities. Practicing cultural sensitivity and humility, and working through an anti-racist and social justice lens are cornerstones of my work. I’ve been in practice for 6 years, earning my Masters in Counseling Psychology from The Wright Institute in Berkeley, California, and my Bachelors in Cultural Anthropology from the University of California at Berkeley. I love working with young adults in particular and have focused on this population for the past 4 years, working in the university and community college settings, serving primarily first-generation college students. I am passionate about and experienced in serving people from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds, especially Latinx, AAPI, Black/African-American, and multi-ethnic individuals.

Next available: Jul 25

Emma Pallone

(she/her)

Emma Pallone, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
4 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Solution oriented
Virtual
I am a dedicated and compassionate therapist specializing in women's issues, with a deep commitment to empowering women on their journey to emotional well-being and personal growth. I bring a warm and nonjudgmental approach to my practice, creating a safe and nurturing space for my clients to explore their thoughts, feelings, and experiences. I understand that women face a unique set of challenges in today's complex world. Whether it's navigating relationships, coping with life transitions, struggling with eating disorders and body image issues, managing stress or anxiety, or addressing issues related to self-esteem and self-worth, I am here to provide guidance and support every step of the way. My empathetic and holistic approach to therapy allows me to tailor treatment plans to the individual needs of my clients, ensuring that they receive the best possible care.

Next available: Jul 24

Shanda Barnett, California LMFT and Registered Play Therapist

Shanda Barnett, California LMFT and Registered Play Therapist, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
13 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Virtual
Hi there, I’m Shanda. Does your child or teenager have a lot of “big feelings” leading to behaviors that are becoming difficult to understand or manage as a parent? Are you an adoptive or foster parent having trouble connecting with your child or teen? This can be a confusing and challenging role to fulfill. The same parenting rules do not apply to a "non-traditional" family system. If your biological, adopted, or foster child or teenager is struggling with depression, anxiety, anger, or ADHD, or has experienced a stressful life event such as bullying, relocation, grief/loss, or trauma and you’re not sure how to help as a parent, I am here to listen to your family’s needs and guide you toward hope, healing, and positive change. I empower parents and caregivers to support their children and families to overcome life’s challenges that can result in those “big feelings”. As a California Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Registered Play Therapist, I love blending play and art therapy, mindfulness, and conversation to get to the root of your and/or your child’s struggles. In our sessions together, I'll provide a safe, non-judgmental space and utilize evidence-based techniques so you and your family can overcome life’s challenges and connect on a deeper level. I’d love to meet you and work together!

Next available: Jul 24

Quin Wise

(he/him)

Quin Wise, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
9 years of experience
Virtual
As human beings we experience a seemingly infinite amount of thoughts, feelings, and experiences. And while I am an optimist at heart, I know that life can often feel lonely, unfair, and overwhelming. Trying to navigate these difficult times can be stressful and confusing. You don't have to go through it alone. I believe everyone has the right and the capability to live the kind of life they want, whatever that may look like. I view Therapy as a very human process, as well as a very sacred one. As your therapist, my goal is for our conversations to offer a sense of relief and perspective, while helping foster healthy self-exploration and personal growth. Through supportive conversations, I aim to help you gain a deeper understanding and connection to the values within yourself and the world that surrounds you. My hope is that through this process you will find a life that is authentic, and meaningful...and that you truly enjoy.

Next available: Aug 1

Kristy Zhen

(she/her)

Kristy Zhen, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
4 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
Hi! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker based in the Bay Area and serving children and adults throughout California via telehealth. I have 10 years experience working with youth in the education setting and 4 years professional experience as a therapist. I’m excited to work with young women of color and non-binary people of color who are navigating adulthood and working on defining themselves. Maybe you are navigating stressors related to your love life, career, balancing personal and family responsibilities, and feeling overwhelmed, anxious or depressed. Together we may uncover underlying trauma or self-limiting beliefs, work on boundaries, explore and better understand your needs. Perhaps this is the first time that you are able to prioritize your mental health, which is a first step in investing and valuing YOU. Let’s go on this journey with the self-compassion and softness you deserve.

Next available: Jul 24

Rochelle Washington

(she/her)

Rochelle Washington, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
7 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
Hey there! Welcome, and congratulations on making your first step to taking back control of your life! You are so brave and courageous to be starting this path of exploring the benefits of therapy. The reality is, life is a journey, and we all need help sometimes. We can get stuck, become overwhelmed, or hopeless with everything that life throws at us. My name is Rochelle, I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), and I am here to support you with the process of getting back on track. I truly believe that in order to experience the best life you can, you must care for all aspects of your health and wellness, which of course includes mental and emotional health. I have worked with a very diverse population including, youth, families, disabled, adults, terminally ill, and elderly. Common areas of focus have included anxiety, depression, stress management, and adjustment. I am huge on meeting you where you are and allowing your time, to be your time. At the end of the day, we are a TEAM! There is only one expert on your life, and that's YOU! I am just here as your teammate to help you navigate and explore the ins and outs of your journey by providing validation, alternative perspectives, and a safe non-judgmental space. **Please NOTE: I am not able to accept minors at this time.**

Next available: Aug 2

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 24

Nicole Kriz

(she/her)

Nicole Kriz, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
6 years of experience
Solution oriented
Open-minded
Authentic
Virtual
Hello, I'm Nicole, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of California. I have a passion for working with individuals in order to assist them in developing and utilizing the necessary coping skills to manage and thrive during difficult times, life transitions, and through needed change. My goals are to create a safe and supportive environment for all my clients, while they increase their level of self-understanding and self-awareness.

Next available: Jul 24

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

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