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244 therapists in California matching your needs

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Elena De Salvo

Elena De Salvo, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
12 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
Hi there, I'm Elena! Hi! I'm here to help you have the life you want, as sometimes life becomes challenging, and adjusting to life changes isn't always easy. I am glad that you prioritize your needs by coming here for help. I am Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I began therapy practice during my MA Program at JFKU in CA. For over 10 years, I've worked in various settings, including not-for-profit mental health agencies and private practice. I believe that treatment is a collaborative approach. I look forward to taking the journey of healing with you. You deserve a safe space to heal and grow. In our sessions together, I'll meet you with compassion and evidence-based techniques so you can overcome the hangups and habits holding you back.

Next available: Jul 22

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 22

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 22

Dr. Charla Afoa, EdD, LMFT

(she/her)

Dr. Charla Afoa, EdD, LMFT, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
20 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Solution oriented
Virtual
How have you been doing lately...really? I often find that we ask this question a lot to one another and often respond with a surface "fine". But we aren't always fine and this is why therapeutic support is so essential to all of us at various times in our life like any other essential personal maintenance that we receive on a regular basis. In my practice I enjoy helping people find their voice to speak to whatever obstacles are in their life with truth and personal power. Accessing this voice can transform lives and help people who feel alone, sad, anxious more connected as they are first connecting with themselves. I enjoy working with various modalities in my practice and operate from the belief that spirit in conjunction with physical and mental well being is a more holistic course of action to help people on their healing journeys!

Next available: Jul 23

Robert Garza

Robert Garza, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
21 years of experience
Authentic
Direct
Open-minded
Virtual
California State University Stanislaus of Social Work, Master's in Social Work License LCSW# 76744 18 Years of experience Hello! My name is Robert Garza, LCSW Bi-lingual. I have over 18 years of experience working with clients ranging from early childhood, adolescence, children/families, adults, and end-of-life care. I have always viewed my professional career to learn as much as possible and be able to impact the largest number of people in need of support, counseling, therapy, and a safe space. I have worked in educational settings, healthcare settings, and clinical settings. I was born in Corcoran and raised in Central California. I currently reside in Rocklin CA, and enjoy horseshoe pitching, long walks, the ocean, and family and friends. My historical area of focus ranges from challenges in school to overcoming childhood traumas, depression, anxiety, social isolation, and conflict within family units. These are common things that we all face as we grow and evolve into our adult selves.

Next available: Jul 20

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 20

Christiana Bueno

(she/her)

Christiana Bueno, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
7 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Virtual
Hello, My name Chris, and I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. If you are in search of a warm and genuine environment to explore the issues preventing you from living the life you want, you have come to the right place. My main priority is that you feel heard and safe, without any fear of judgment. I know from my years of experience how difficult it can be to take these first steps toward wholeness and healing. We all need a little support sometimes, that is what led you here. I work in a collaborative manner and will never assume to be the expert in your life. Together, we will create a plan to get you living the life you are meant to live. I look forward to speaking with you soon!

Next available: Jul 23

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 23

Estela Alejandre

Estela Alejandre, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
10 years of experience
Solution oriented
Warm
Authentic
Virtual
Hi! I'm Estela, Do you ever feel stuck or just have too much going on? Are you in a transition, or having trouble coping with life stressors? A high number of people experience these things in different ways; often times, they just need a reminder of who they are to help discover their own potential to move forward in life. I describe myself as gentle, non-judgmental, and empathic. I Iike to meet my clients where they are. Together, we will identify your strengths, explore your emotions, thoughts, relationships and experiences and come up with coping strategies you can use to feel more confident moving forward in life. I know it can be intimidating even making the first appointment, but it is through your first step that success will come.

Next available: Jul 20

Javier Meléndez

(he/him)

Javier Meléndez, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
7 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Intelligent
Virtual
My name is Javier Meléndez (he/him/his), a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 11 years of experience in counseling, including 6 years as a clinical social worker and 5 years as a youth and young adult minister. I hold dual Master's degrees in Social Work and Youth and Young Adult Ministry, equipping me with a unique blend of clinical and holistic expertise. I specialize in trauma care, particularly focusing on spiritual and intergenerational traumas, as well as challenges related to sexual identity. I also address accompanying issues like anxiety, depression, existential distress, and intergenerational conflicts within family. My practice is deeply rooted in an ecopsychosomatic framework, where we explore the interconnectedness of mind, body, and environment. I aim to help you become more in tune with your thoughts, emotions, and body to effectively regulate your nervous system, promoting a more mindful, embodied, and connected way of life. As a Puerto Rican/Taino and bisexual member of the LGBTQ community, I offer a culturally sensitive, safe, and affirming space for individuals to explore their cultural, ethnic, sexual, and gender identities. I am bilingual in Spanish and English and have primarily worked with Latinx populations. I'm deeply committed to the belief that reestablishing our connection to nature and the Earth is essential for holistic healing. My approach blends traditional therapeutic methods with innovative nature-based therapies to help you achieve balance, wellness, and a fulfilling life. I commend you for taking this step toward wholeness and look forward to working with you.

Next available: Jul 24

Bijan Madjlessi

(he/him)

Bijan Madjlessi, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
7 years of experience
Authentic
Humorous
Solution oriented
Virtual
Most people want to live a meaningful and productive life, and yet there are many of us who feel that we cannot achieve it. When life becomes confusing and you find yourself stuck in anxiety, depression, anger, worthlessness, and hopelessness, it is time to reach out for a helping hand. I truly believe that once we develop healthy coping skills and create a plan of action for everyday life, you will be able to experience the life you desire. I have intimate experience working with individuals and families dealing with chronic illness, anxiety, depression, communication issues, substance abuse, and spiritual battles. There are solutions to the issues you are currently facing in your life. By working with me, you will be able to fully embrace peace of mind and spiritual health. Please feel free to contact me, and I will be happy to set up a consultation to discuss your questions and concerns.

Next available: Jul 22

Nicole Castillo

Nicole Castillo, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
4 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and have been practicing for five years. I graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Development from Fresno Pacific University and went on to earn a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy from Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary. I help individuals who are new mothers and those going through transitional life experiences find meaning in their stories as well as empowerment and healing.

Next available: Jul 24

Brooke Stamm

(she/her)

Brooke Stamm, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
9 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Solution oriented
Virtual
Facing changes and challenges alone can be incredibly difficult. I believe everyone deserves a compassionate and understanding supporter to help during these times. I strive to offer my clients a safe environment free of judgement for gentle exploration of what is getting in the way of living an authentic, courageous, fulfilling life. I would be honored to accompany you on your journey to wholeness - so reach out, give me a call, and let's create a life you love.

Next available: Jul 30

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

Priscilla Hebert MS LPCC

(she/her)

Priscilla Hebert MS LPCC, LPCC - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPCC
5 years of experience
Empowering
Holistic
Solution oriented
Virtual
I started helping those who are seeking to up-level their experiences and shine as their true and authentic selves in 2019. My journey first started in residential treatment facilities where I held space for those in early recovery from substance use disorders. This population ranged from men's only, women's only and LGBTQ+ Many of these individuals also struggled with anxiety, depression, trauma and eating disorders. I have also had the opportunity to work with adolescents at risk of sex trafficking. This work is extremely rewarding as the clients are at an age where they are most influential and willing. I am a deeply spiritual person and practice in the study of yoga and meditation and participate in somatic healings such as Kundalini Light Intergration (KALI) and breathworks. I am also a level two Reiki practitioner (training to become a master) and a certified personal trainer. When I am not holding space for healing, I enjoy being in the outdoors, surfing, climbing, reading and cooking nutritious and fun to eat meals. I hope to continue the journey of providing a safe space for individuals where healing can occur for years to come. I offer sessions both early in the morning (5am - 7am) and later in the evening (6pm - 9pm) to accommodate those who work nine to five or those who just prefer early morning or evening therapy sessions.

Next available: Jul 30

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 22

Joe Taylor

Joe Taylor, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
20 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Direct
Virtual
I am a board certified Licensed Marriage Family Therapist. I am licensed in both Californai and Tennessee. I work with INDIVIDUALS AND COUPLES. For more than 20 years, I've provided care for patients who struggle with navigating the difficulties in the marriage relationship. I am trained in and use a variety of evidence-based strategies to help you in your relationship. I have been a Supervisor of many Associate Marriage Family Therapists. I studied at Chapman University in Orange, CA and obtained a Master of Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy (1997). I was trained by the University of California, Davis in PCIT. And recieved a certification as a trainer of therapists for Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) in 2007, I also studied at Golden Gate Seminary and obtained a Master of Arts in Christian Education in 1979.

Next available: Jul 23

Shant Bardakjian

(he/him)

Shant Bardakjian, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
8 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Direct
Virtual
My name is Shant Bardakjian and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) based in Glendale, California. I currently work with children, adolescents and adults within the greater Los Angeles area. My approach to therapy is tailored to the client’s needs. I enter into therapy with whatever the client brings into the session. If you need a creative approach to solve your problems, then I would use Narrative Therapy. If you need to fix your problem right away, then I would use Solution Focused Therapy. I also use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Mindfulness. I use an eclectic approach with a person centered lens that can be flexible for whatever need is brought into the room. My communication style is calm and approachable. I would like my clients to feel at ease in sharing whatever is on their heart without fear of judgment. I decided to become a therapist because I have wanted to help people discover their best selves. I have been drawn to helping people discover their innate ability to heal past whatever is keeping them stuck in life. My aim is for whoever works with me to be able to define a goal that can be accomplished and for trust to be gradually built within the therapeutic relationship. In this way, the progress that is seen in therapy will in turn translate to improvements in multiple areas of your life. In our first session together, you can expect the primary focus to be for me to hear your story of what brought you to therapy. The first session is to determine if there is an initial connection and also questions that would enable me to better understand what would work best for you as treatment progresses.

Next available: Jul 20

Maneesh Saini

(he/him)

Maneesh Saini, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
12 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Open-minded
Virtual
Few, if any, of us grow up in an environment that perfectly fits our needs. As we grow, we adapt to our surroundings in ways that may run counter to our vitality, health, and happiness. By exploring and understanding the underlying emotional and psychological patterns that shape our lives, we are able to develop choice in whether to engage in patterns and habits that no longer serve us. As a psychotherapist, I provide a curious, and compassionate presence, lending my heart and mind to this process of self-exploration and self-understanding.

Next available: Aug 5

Bianca Quintero

Bianca Quintero, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
10 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
Hello! My name is Bianca Quintero, and I'm a bilingual (English/Spanish) CA Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist currently offering online faith-based therapy. Serving in this profession brings me both joy and honor as I am devoted to assisting individuals not just in surviving, but in thriving. With a unique blend of clinical expertise and spiritual guidance, I offer compassionate support to navigate life's complexities. My mission is to foster a nurturing environment where you feel not only accepted but also empowered. I am dedicated to providing steadfast support, encouragement, and the necessary tools to overcome life's obstacles. Healing and renewal will only take place when we fully embrace who we are in Christ and allow His loving hand to walk us through long lasting transformation. With compassion and empathy, I'm here to accompany you on this journey. It would be a privilege to walk alongside you through life's beautiful yet challenging moments.

Next available: Jul 23

Pavly Abdelmalek

Pavly Abdelmalek, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
4 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, My name is Pavly Abdelmalek and I am a licensed psychotherapist (LMFT). I enjoy using a variety of different approaches to therapy and I will tailor them according your needs. My focus areas of practice will always start with providing a comfortable non-judgmental environment for you accompanied with the highest level of empathy throughout the therapeutic process. I am excited to know your story.

Next available: Jul 21

Vanda Kim

Vanda Kim, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
16 years of experience
Virtual
Hi, my name is Vanda Kim. I am a licensed clinical social worker based in California. I received my Master's degree from California State University of Sacramento. I have been working as a mental health counselor for 16 years. My experience includes working in a clinical setting, special educational school, and private practice. I enjoy meeting with people of diverse cultures and backgrounds.

Next available: Jul 24

Deanna Emad

(she/her)

Deanna Emad, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
24 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist working in California for over 25 years as a counselor. I have worked with many individuals, couples, teens and children. My goals is to provide compassionate quality care and assist individuals in reaching their highest potential. My approach is integrative using many modalities providing a safe, nurturing and caring environment. I also teach parenting classes and parenting groups. My speciality is working with Clients who have experienced a traumatic event or early childhood abuse using EMDR as an effective Therapuetic process. My intention is to support my clients to gain greater insights and break free from self-defeating thoughts and behaviors and create lasting change and healing.

Next available: Jul 22

Bernard Douglas

(he/him)

Bernard Douglas, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
35 years of experience
Authentic
Open-minded
Solution oriented
Virtual
I am a licensed psychotherapist in private practice, in California. My approach to therapy is commonsense, based in Dialog, reflective listening, mindfulness based cognitive therapy in conjunction with breath work, journaling and dream journaling and practicing being present. I take my clients seriously, I take our work together seriously, but I don’t take myself too seriously: my primary purpose is to be of service, to be useful to my clients. Our experiences are a map of where we have been, and what it was like. Our ‘stories’ are a mixture of moments we are proud of, grateful for and moments which we would rather not repeat. Through the therapeutic dialog we can come to understand why we make the choices we make and have an opportunity to discover new choices and decide how our story unfolds from the present moment into the future; with courage and kindness toward ourselves we can reach for the life we want to live and be the person we want to be. By the time my clients ‘graduate’ from therapy they will have developed tools which will continue being useful long after our work together has concluded. Personal responsibility and accountability are cornerstones of freedom.

Next available: Aug 2

Matthew Wettlaufer

Matthew Wettlaufer, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
4 years of experience
Virtual
I am a gay man, married; my husband and I have a son. I am integrative in my approach in therapy--I will draw from lots of tools to see what helps. Some of these could include: art therapy, talk therapy, inner child work, family of origin and grief work, and recovery from codependency. I have 33 years of sobriety and have spent years working a recovery program around codependency.

Next available: Jul 20

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