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788 therapists in California specializing in Self Esteem

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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

Aaron Rohrer

(he/him)

Aaron Rohrer, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
15 years of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Intelligent
Virtual
Are you struggling with issues related to depression, anxiety, substance use, trauma, grief, or major life changes? You, like the many clients I've supported over the last 15 years, may be struggling with circumstances outside of your control, feel dissatisfied with the way substances are impacting your life, or are struggling to stay motivated or connected to the version of yourself you would like to be. Using basic principles from common and evidence based practices such as ACT and CBT, combined with client centered and solutions focused approach, I can work with you to help you impact the change you would like to see in your life.

Next available: Jul 24

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

Ness Ruvalcaba

(she/her)

Ness Ruvalcaba, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
9 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
Hello! My name is Ness (Vanessa) Ruvalcaba. I am an Spanish and English speaking licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in California. I work with individuals and families who are are needing some extra support understanding or creating some change in their lives. I specialize in trauma informed care, PTSD, anxiety and depression, self harm, and various other issues and needs. I also work with individual around resolving conflict, improving communication, processing difficult experiences, and various other experiences. I have also very much enjoyed supporting parents individually to work on having better relationships with their children and identify the most effective ways they can support their child. I have worked in various settings including virtual therapy, office or clinic based services, school based services with adolescents and their families, and community based services with newcomer and immigrant youth, youth in foster care, adults, and their families maneuvering complex systems.

Next available: Jul 23

Paul Deger

(he/him)

Paul Deger, LPCC - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPCC
26 years of experience
Solution oriented
Empowering
Open-minded
Virtual
I get it - you are busy, tired, and overwhelmed. Therapy may seem like just more on your To Do list. Sustainable change does require effort and time - I will not waste either of these precious resources of yours! Together, we will find a reasonable and compassionate way forward. Together, we determine the goals you want to work towards and develop an action-oriented plan to get there. Together, we identify barriers to progress as they occur and creative, realistic ways to move beyond. I bring 37 years of experience in healthcare to my work, first as a physical therapist, specializing in neurological disorders. Shifting focus from physical to mental health, I completed graduate studies at Naropa University, earning a Master's in Mindfulness-Based Counseling Psychology. On retreat, I have trained in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction with Jon Kabat-Zinn and Saki Santorelli formerly of the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and studied Buddhism and meditation in sangha with Lloyd Burton, a Dharma teacher from Spirit Rock Meditation Center. Recognizing the impact of spirituality on health, I also studied pastoral care at the Iliff School of Theology in Denver. I have worked with clients in hospital-based, private practice, and home-based family-directed care. I have taught mindfulness meditation, stress management, and health behavior change nationally to doctors, allied healthcare professionals, businesses, and government agencies, as well as an invited speaker at professional conferences and universities. I also have a long history as a corporate trainer, with a specialty in coaching nurses and health educators to deliver disease management and health behavior change services. When not working, I enjoy vintage car shows with my son who is on the Autism Spectrum and rock climbing.

Next available: Jul 23

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 29

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 22

Maggie Kohout

(she/her)

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

Next available: Jul 21

Shannon Mong

(she/her)

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

Next available: Jul 23

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

Cori Harral

Cori Harral, LPCC - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPCC
5 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, my name is Cori Harral and I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) working with clients throughout the state of California. I work with clients to focus on building emotional resilience and personal growth to help improve their wellbeing. I specialize in DBT and CBT with a client-centered approach to help navigate life's challenges and better understand oneself. This is done not only with support and kindness but acceptance as well. We will work collaboratively to identify individual needs and goals to help commit to new coping skills to better manage difficulties in life.

Next available: Jul 27

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: Aug 8

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 22

Dr. Carizma Amila Chapman

(she/her)

Dr. Carizma Amila Chapman, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
15 years of experience
Empowering
Solution oriented
Warm
Virtual
Hi, my name is Dr. Carizma Chapman and I am a psychotherapist specializing in treating individuals and couples. I curate therapeutic experiences that support women and couples to achieve lifestyle, intimacy/relationship, career, wellbeing, and general life goals. I thoroughly enjoy and am adept at working with people with diverse identities and from diverse backgrounds. I tailor my therapeutic approach to the unique needs of clients.I am always jazzed to support clients to experience enhanced personal wisdom, develop a deepened experience of being grounded and alive, cultivate enhanced intimacy, create alignment with desires and behavior, and develop greater alignment of mind, body, and soul. I use evidenced-based experiential and system therapies to support clients to heal. You can expect me to create meaningful encounters for you to work with emotions, body sensations, thoughts, and relational patterns in real time. Our process will be thoughtful, appropriately paced, and attentive to any needs, concerns, or issues that come into the room. Whether you need support enhancing your work performance or relationships, adjusting to a major life transition, healing from a trauma, navigating a time of darkness, despair, and loneliness, or any other important issue, I invite you to connect with me to explore if I can support you on your healing journey.

Next available: Jul 23

Lauren Carnine

(she/her)

Lauren Carnine, LPCC - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPCC
5 years of experience
Intelligent
Direct
Virtual
I am a licensed professional clinical counselor licensed in California with over seven years of experience working as a psychotherapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma, personality disorders, and substance use. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, EMDR and TRM, and dialectical behavioral counseling. It takes courage to reach out and take the first steps towards a change. If you are ready to take that step I am here to support and empower you. I look forward to working with you!

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

Jessica Garcia

Jessica Garcia, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
11 years of experience
Virtual
Hi I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)- I'm here to listen, support, and maybe even sneak in a little wisdom along the way! I have experience (11 years) working in multiple areas including but not limited to: inner conflict, conflict with a partner, family, work and life transitions. The bulk of my experience is working with adolescents and adults (mainly adults who work in the education field/setting).

Next available: Jul 23

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 23

Robyn Sevigny

(she/her)

Robyn Sevigny, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
8 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Intelligent
Virtual
Hello. I'm Robyn, If you are here, there's a good chance that you have been trying your best to navigate challenges that feel like too much. You may be feeling overwhelmed, hopeless, or out of sync with the life you want to live. You may be going through a life transition, have become more aware of past or present traumas impacting you now, or have faced a recent difficult experience, and are ready to begin your healing journey. I help empower teens and adults to overcome past adverse and traumatic experiences to live fulfilling and meaningful lives. Adversity and trauma may have led you to experience anxiety, depression, PTSD, low self-esteem, or relationship challenges, that negatively impact your daily life. But these symptoms do not define you. Rather they speak to the hardships and challenges you have faced. Allow me to offer you a safe space to process your story and learn new skills to begin your healing journey, release shame, build self-compassion, and live authentically YOU. I look forward to working together.

Next available: Aug 1

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 27

Liz Rojas

(she/her)

Liz Rojas, PhD - California Psychologist at Grow Therapy
PhD
9 years of experience
Empowering
Solution oriented
Direct
Virtual
Welcome! I'm Liz. Have you noticed your outlook on your life growing increasingly grim? Perhaps struggling in your self-confidence, your ability to trust yourself or others in relationships, or enact positive change in your circumstances. I am a person-centered, integrative therapist that will instill hope to guide you to live a life rooted in your personal beliefs and values successfully. Whether you may be struggling with PTSD/trauma (including racial stress and acculturation), depression, anxiety, stress management, painful emotions, relationship difficulties, or making a healthy behavior change, I am here to tailor your treatment to you. I am an evidence-based therapist, who uses a multicultural approach to understand you, what has influenced your beliefs/values, and how your perspectives and life journey has evolved. I will partner with you on guiding you to a life worthy of you, using techniques that are proven to improve symptoms and achieve an optimal quality of life. I'm ready to collaborate with you!

Next available: Jul 29

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 22

Nelida Padron

(she/her)

Nelida Padron, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
14 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I'm a California-based Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and Certified Diplomate of the Academy of Cognitive Behavioral Therapies. I received my Masters from the University of Southern California and have been practicing for 13 years. I help teens and young adults overcome depression, anxiety, and life transitions. My goal is to inspire my clients to become the best version of themselves by identifying the root causes of their issues and helping them work through them.

Next available: Jul 29

Diane L. Foster

(she/her)

Diane L. Foster, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
20 years of experience
Direct
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 18 years experience and training with individuals, couples and families who want to take charge of their lives. Together we can explore new coping skills, strengthen existing skills to improve relationships, and sharpen communication skills to enjoy harmony in your life. My approach is strength based, non traditional and focuses on your individualized needs. I take an empathetic, common-sense approach to exploring life's problems and guiding you through the issues you are currently facing and the ones you continue to carry from your past.

Next available: Jul 23

Naomi Ortega

(she/her)

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

Next available: Jul 22

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