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484 therapists in California specializing in Peer Relationships

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Sydney Shaevel

(she/her)

Sydney Shaevel, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
4 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Virtual
The therapeutic relationship is one that I hold close to my heart, as it is a piece of the puzzle that allowed me to flourish into my true self. I know firsthand what it is like to struggle and feel as though the obstacles ahead appear to be near impossible, whether big or small. While in the moment they may seem insurmountable, truly these experiences become the seeds of transformation and the foundation for stepping into our greatest possibilities in life. I invite you to explore your struggles collaboratively in a non-judgmental and safe space to cultivate greater self-acceptance, empowerment, and strength as you reclaim your inner knowing. I’m looking forward to supporting you as you step into new possibilities in this healing and transformative journey.

Next available: Jul 16

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 15

Corbin Krug

(he/him)

Corbin Krug, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
19 years of experience
Intelligent
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
Therapy is a journey. I applaud you for taking this step toward enhanced well-being in your life. As is true of any journey, having a roadmap provides clarity, direction and a destination, and we'll develop this roadmap together. I provide a non-judgmental, confidential and safe environment in which you and I will work as partners to identify and overcome obstacles and barriers in your life. My approach is eclectic, but I utilize cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), motivational interviewing (MI) and solution-focused therapies to help you reach your goals. I have been a licensed clinical social worker for 19 years, and I have helped many people over that time.

Next available: Jul 15

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 17

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 15

Patricia Roberts

(she/her)

Patricia Roberts, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
23 years of experience
Virtual
Sometimes we may need to face our past to reach our best selves. I believe that everyone has the ability to change, adapt, and grow with and through the challenges of life. My approach to counseling is one that looks at the whole person, and I fully honor the courage that it takes to begin any change process. In our shared space you will be treated with warmth and compassion, and together we will work to face any challenges that may be hindering your growth today so that you can achieve your PEAK Life.

Next available: Jul 17

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 15

Meagan Wills

(she/her)

Meagan Wills, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
4 years of experience
Virtual
Hi there! My name is Meagan Wills (she/her) and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker providing therapy to adults in California. I believe that every person possesses the inner wisdom for healing and the power to effect change in their lives. Utilizing an approach that integrates psychodynamic therapy, mindfulness, internal family systems and transpersonal psychology, I partner with individuals seeking deeper satisfaction in their lives and the tools to cope effectively with challenges.

Next available: Jul 15

Thalia Diaz

(she/her)

Thalia Diaz, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
7 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
Hello, My name is Thalia Diaz, and I'm thrilled to have been connected with you! As a therapist, I strive to create a warm, caring, and non-judgmental space to work with clients. I am aware that the times in which talk-therapy is sought out are also the times in which life feels overwhelming. Whatever that struggle may be, I believe that the human spirit is strong and capable of healing. I am passionate about working alongside my clients to heal those wounds and setting them up to be able to reach the goals they've set for their futures. Though I have experience working with a wide range of people, my passion is to help young adults who struggle with trauma, depression, grief, and/or anxiety to process their life stories, strengthen their sense of identity, and develop the skills needed for the life they desire.

Next available: Jul 16

Stacy Richardson

(she/her)

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

Next available: Jul 16

Amani Odom

(she/her)

Amani Odom, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
Warm
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
Hi, I'm Amani! Living in the moment means letting go of the past & not waiting for the future. It means living your life consciously, aware that each moment you breathe is a gift." -Oprah W. I am a witness to the family stories of trauma, racism, environmental & social injustices that negatively impact family structures. This experience influenced my desire to become a clinician to support the healing process of individuals subject to historical life events & current circumstances which circumvent individuals from accessing their full potentials & their capacity to influence their lives with efficacy. With longevity in clinical practice, I work with individuals facing life transitions, grief & loss, depression, anxiety, trauma & other issues that stymie hope and joy, desires & dreams; & life goals. Adjusting & adapting to life’s moments & experiences can be both fulfilling & challenging. As a collaborative partner, I will assist in exploring and facing the trials that hinder moving to the next chapter of one’s life. By employing evidenced-based practices and interventions that are tailored to meet individual needs, we write that next chapter.

Next available: Jul 15

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 15

Esmeralda Alcantar Plascencia

Esmeralda Alcantar Plascencia, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
14 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Virtual
Hi! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker based in California. I received my Masters in Social Work (MSW) from California State University San Bernardino and have been practicing for the last 14 years. I have been helping those who struggle with stress, anxiety and depression as these are the most common diagnosis. I educate and provide insight on skills that are helpful in managing symptoms in order for my patients to live their best possible self.

Next available: Aug 4

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 15

KENDRA GOODING

(she/her)

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

Next available: Jul 15

Giovanna Fattorini-Ocampo

Giovanna Fattorini-Ocampo, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
9 years of experience
Direct
Challenging
Authentic
Virtual
Hello, I’m Giovanna. Whether you have been struggling with mental health problems most of your life or are experiencing some personal hardships and are looking for help, you have come to the right place. Be proud of yourself for reaching out for support. The journey might not be easy but the goal is to help you have a life that you find meaningful and fulfilling. I have experience working with adolescents, transitional age youth, adults and older adults dealing with mood disorders, anxiety, psychosis, trauma, personality disorders, developmental disorders, and substance use as well as with those going through life transitions and struggling finding their way.

Next available: Aug 1

Jen Rosen

Jen Rosen, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
7 years of experience
Virtual
Welcome! I’m Jen Rosen, a Licensed Marriage and Family therapist in California. The focus of my practice is working with individuals and couples who are seeking growth, a deeper sense of purpose, who want to improve their overall quality of life and enhance and transform their relationships. I believe that therapy can be a wonderful tool to promote this self-exploration, healing and growth and I hope to help you in this process. I believe it is my calling in life to help people who are struggling to instead live happy and fulfilling lives. My style is open, direct and at times, eclectic. I provide a warm, safe environment to discuss concerns and challenges.

Next available: Jul 16

Sharlene Hanaway

Sharlene Hanaway, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
16 years of experience
Intelligent
Empowering
Virtual
Hello, and Thank You for reading my profile! My name is Sharlene Hanaway. I have been a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist for many years. During that time, I have worked with many clients who have been deeply challenged by their life circumstances and everyday issues. My clients have tried many different ways to help themselves but need fresh eyes and someone who can help them change their perspectives about the things they can change and let go of the things they can not change. It is a collaborative relationship where we find what works for you! I welcome you to work with me, so you can move on from the issues that are getting in the way of your living the life you want. However, at this time, I am no longer accepting clients for Couple Therapy.

Next available: Jul 22

Jennifer Wendell

(she/her)

Jennifer Wendell, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
25 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Intelligent
Virtual
Hello, I am Jennifer. I am a licensed therapist with over 25 years of experience supporting people of all ages through various transitions and challenges. I offer a unique approach to mental health that integrates clinical therapy with moderate physical exercise in the great outdoors. I focus on helping people with anxiety, depression, life transitions, stress/burnout, infertility and alcohol misuse while increasing nourishing habits such as exercise, sleep, nutrition, and other practices that reduce symptoms and calm the nervous system. Have you ever wished you could get in-person therapy without having to sit in an office with the therapist? Do you feel too busy to schedule both therapy and exercise into one day and wish the two could be combined? If so, then "walk and talk" could be a good fit for you. I offer the opportunity to receive counseling or coaching while outside in nature and moving your body. Research demonstrates that both exercise and spending time outdoors in sunlight and green spaces provides a reduction in symptoms associated with depression, anxiety, and stress while improving mood overall. My unique "walk and talk" method addresses all three aspects of healing and growth: physical, psychological, and spiritual. Have you found yourself wondering if you are drinking too much and/or too often? Are you tired of experiencing low energy, anxiety, depression, disrupted sleep, sugar cravings, etc. and you wish you had a coach to support you as you navigate a new way of living alcohol free? If you are sober curious, I am here to help!

Next available: Jul 15

Pouyan Rasi

(she/her)

Pouyan Rasi, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
10 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker based in California. I received my undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Southern California. Welcome! I'm dedicated to guiding individuals on a journey towards healing and wellness. With a heartfelt commitment to integrating mind, body, and spirit, I specialize in trauma recovery through a blend of somatic therapy, holistic approaches, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) At the core of my practice is somatic therapy, which explores how our bodies hold and express our life experiences. Together, we'll delve into these physical and emotional connections, using gentle movement, mindfulness, and body awareness techniques to release trauma and restore balance. In our sessions, we'll also draw from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), empowering you with practical tools to manage stress, navigate challenging emotions, and transform negative thought patterns into positive actions. Whether you're seeking relief from past traumas, managing anxiety or depression, or simply striving for a more fulfilling life, I'm here to support and guide you every step of the way.

Next available: Jul 15

Marylune Im

(she/her)

Marylune Im, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
13 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hello, I am an Asian-American female, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in California and Nevada with many years of experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families providing mental health services in a community-based setting, intensive mental health setting, and private practice setting. I am here to provide support for whatever your needs may be and overcome any challenges in your life. I am licensed in California and Nevada. Website: www.healingheartsmentalhealth.com Instagram: Ilovetherapy661

Next available: Jul 22

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: Jul 15

Stephanie Ramirez

Stephanie Ramirez, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
6 years of experience
Solution oriented
Intelligent
Warm
Virtual
Life is full of up’s and down’s. It is unpredictable and full of surprises; it can be a life event, trauma, or something telling us to figure out what is happening and to explore what are the most meaningful things in our life. Just like these events, our responses to them are unique to us. My role as a therapist is to help you through your unique journey of change, growth, and healing. We join together as a team to explore and work through barriers that might be holding you back. We'll use a whole-self approach and attune you to the needs of your mind, body and soul. I am fluent in Spanish. I work with: adults and older adults. Individual or couples.

Next available: Jul 17

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: Jul 18

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 17

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