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79 therapists in California specializing in Personality Disorders

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Marty Hosier

(they/she)

Marty Hosier, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
6 years of experience
Solution oriented
Humorous
Empowering
Virtual
Hey there! I'm Marty, thrilled to welcome you to my profile. If you're ready for a fun and transformative experience with a queer, neurodivergent-friendly therapist to help you get through the S***, I am here for it! I have two master's degrees in psychology. I am a licensed therapist, have served as the Executive Director of multiple behavioral health programs, and have trained dozens of students and associate therapists. (Basically- I know what I'm doing)

Next available: Jul 22

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: Jul 25

Jennifer Beers

(she/her)

Jennifer Beers, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
7 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Open-minded
Virtual
Hello, hello! I am Jennifer Beers (she/her), a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist providing telehealth therapy coast to coast in CA. I am passionate about mental health and breaking generational barriers of mental illness. I provide a safe non judgemental place where clients can become the most loved versions of themselves. I believe past experiences affect our current functioning and through integration of our whole self there can be healing. I work from a lens of unconditional positive regard for each of my clients, embracing the awkward of therapy and a space where authenticity flourishes. I feel honored to bear witness to each of my clients stories and walk alongside you in your journey. I engage clients in the evidence based practice of EMDR to support integration of self. I specialize in working with adults (18+) within the populations of LGBTQIA+, people of color, and survivors of trauma and domestic violence and/or Interpersonal violence. I have extensive experience supporting PTSD, mood disorders, women's issues, self esteem, suicide prevention and life transitions. I'm so glad you're here and can't wait to get started! Jenniferbeerslmft@gmail.com if you have any questions prior to scheduling.

Next available: Jul 23

Carrie L. McElwee

(she/her)

Carrie L. McElwee, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
5 years of experience
Solution oriented
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
Greetings! My name is Carrie McElwee and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, in California. I believe in meeting the client where they are and creating a safe space for each client to feel empowered as positive change occurs, judgement-free and unapologetically. My mission is to promote mental health services through prevention, education, and interventions. I have in my professional career integrated humor, compassion, empathy, and realness. I am trained in using various evidence-based practices.

Next available: Aug 16

Jaron Haynes

Jaron Haynes, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
20 years of experience
Virtual
I am Jaron Haynes, an African American/Native American licensed therapist with 20 years of clinical experience which includes working with families, adolescents, the chronically mentally ill, those struggling with substance abuse and addiction, PTSD, trauma, anxiety, domestic violence, and personality disorders. As an expert in Marriage & Family Therapy he brings to the team a wealth of knowledge and vast experience to provide the highest quality of care and patience necessary for even those high conflict parenting clients. Jaron is a licensed professional that exhibits compassion and empathy. His passion to help those in need and his desire to give back to the community that helped shape him has led him to work with clients from diverse populations and cultural backgrounds.

Next available: Jul 19

Mariya Kriv

Mariya Kriv, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
14 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in individual, couples and family therapy. As a graduate of Antioch University Los Angeles specializing in Marriage and Family Therapy, I am currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among my areas of expertise are romantic, work and social relationships, compulsive gambling and other kinds of addictions, , self esteem, life and social skills, depression, anxiety, trauma and various mood and personality disorders. In addition to being a passionate and compassionate therapist, I went through extensive training at Jane & Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behavior at UCLA where I received a hands-on experience as a research assistant at PEERS treatment program working with teenagers and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders. I was also trained to treat individuals with dual diagnosis at Residential Dual Diagnosis Treatment Center Beit T'Shuvah, Los Angeles where I worked with individuals, families and ran groups specializing in compulsive gambling. I am also a current member of California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. I am an interactive, solution-focused therapist and my eclectic therapeutic approach primarily consists of evidence- based treatments such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Solution Focused Therapy. My goal is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. I integrate complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, I work with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.

Next available: Jul 20

David Schornack

David Schornack, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
6 years of experience
Virtual
As a dedicated mental health therapist, I specialize in helping individuals overcome the challenges of anxiety, depression, and substance abuse, while also working extensively with those experiencing personality disorders. My approach is compassionate, evidence-based, and tailored to meet the unique needs of each client, ensuring a supportive and effective therapeutic journey. I provide a comprehensive and integrative approach to treatment. For clients struggling with anxiety and depression, I focus on identifying and challenging negative thought patterns, developing coping strategies, and fostering resilience. By addressing the root causes and equipping clients with practical tools, I help them regain control over their lives and achieve lasting emotional well-being.

Next available: Jul 23

Michael Bacallao

(he/him)

Michael Bacallao, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
5 years of experience
Intelligent
Solution oriented
Authentic
Virtual
Hello, and thank you for taking the time to invest in your mental health. Are you having a hard time balancing family, work, and life? Are you struggling with avoidance and anxiety about the future? Are you just ready for a change and aren't sure how to make a plan of action? It's difficult to grow without support and even harder at times to find the tools to carve your own path. If you feel ready to explore how to reach your unique potential; let's figure out some goals, what's in the way, and how we can work through those challenges so you can reach your goals. My background in research, crisis care, inpatient, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, in-home therapy, group therapy and outpatient therapy has given me exposure to several forms of therapy. I am currently practicing CBT, DBT, ACT and some elements of other forms of therapy. If you are curious how we could approach your challenges and goals, please reach out and we can discuss options. Consultations are welcomed.

Next available: Jul 22

Lindsey RI

(She/They)

Lindsey RI, LPCC - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPCC
5 years of experience
Virtual
I am a seasoned therapist with a deep commitment to guiding individuals and couples towards positive transformation and emotional well-being. With years of experience, I specialize in creating a safe and supportive space where clients can explore their challenges and strengths. My therapeutic approach integrates evidence-based practices with a personalized touch, aiming to foster resilience, improve communication, and promote personal growth. Whether you're navigating relationship issues, seeking personal healing, or striving for greater self-understanding, I am here to provide empathetic guidance and effective strategies tailored to your unique journey towards a more fulfilling life.

Next available: Jul 19

Robyn Slayton-Lopez

(she/her)

Robyn Slayton-Lopez, LPCC - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPCC
4 years of experience
Virtual
Meet Robyn, a Licensed Professional Counselor. With her superpowers of empathy, active listening, and a keen eye for detail, Robyn is here to help you conquer your mental health challenges. Whether you're struggling with depression, anxiety, personality disorders, OCD, bipolar disorder, or substance use/dual diagnoses, Robyn has the expertise to guide you toward healing and recovery. She knows that mental health struggles can be overwhelming, but with her compassionate approach and evidence-based techniques, she'll help you develop the skills to cope and thrive. Robyn is a firm believer that therapy doesn't have to be boring or stuffy. In fact, she brings her own unique brand of fun to every session! Whether she's cracking a joke or using creative techniques to help you explore your emotions, Robyn knows how to make therapy an engaging and effective process. So if you're ready to take on your mental health challenges with the help of a skilled and dynamic counselor, Robyn is the one to call.

Next available: Jul 24

Jordan Allan

(she/her)

Jordan Allan, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
10 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
Do you want the best quality therapy from the comfort of your home? My name is Jordan Allan and I am a fully Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with 10+ years of extensive experience providing mental health services to individuals from all walks of life. Throughout my career, I have successfully been providing effective psychotherapy to clients who would not otherwise have access to services if they were required to go to an office and am here to provide you services at your convenience. Originally, I was born and lived most of my life in London, England where I was fortunate to receive the highest education at the best schools. Later I moved to California where I enrolled in Graduate School at The University of Southern California. I obtained my Masters's and PhD degrees both Summa Cum Laude and with full honors with academic and research-based emphasis on psychiatric practice, integrated care approaches and providing clinical psychotherapy mindful of each client's culture and self-identity. I dedicated myself to providing mental health services to the most at-risk on the streets of Skid Row, out of the JWCH Institute. I worked as part of a highly expert team of professionals to improve and advocate for the lives of all adults in need through psychotherapy primarily. After several years, I chose to gain experience working with children and their families did so by joining Wellnest (FKA LACGC). Working again in-field, I provided mental health services to children and teens while also coordinating with parents and other family members. I have experience and continue to work to provide various assessments, treatment plans, psychotherapy and more via Tele-therapy to meet with adults in a variety of settings remotely. I truly believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion and I make it a priority to do so in every client encounter and session, I always have. I will tailor our dialogue and treatment plan to meet your unique, specific needs to address how your current symptoms affect your health, relationships, job or any other major part of your life. It takes courage to seek out help to address your mental health and to take the first steps towards a more fulfilling life where your symptoms no longer affect your quality of life. I will be here for you every step of the way. I am looking forward to providing you or your loved ones with the help they need.

Next available: Jul 19

Susan Madson

(she/her)

Susan Madson, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
10 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Warm
Virtual
My name is Susan Madson, I am a LCSW. I specialize in depression, anxiety, anger issues, identifying coping skills, build relationship skills, identify client strengths, increase self care tools, build self esteem, teach meditations skills, grounding, breathing exercises, and relaxation techniques. I help to reduce trauma symptoms by helping clients to learn self regulation skills. I encourage client to participate in homework assignments to build skills to stabilize a clients emotional and behavioral functioning. Further, specialties include addiction issues, grief work and couples therapy. My most common therapy techniques that I use first is client centered therapy approach. I start where the client is most comfortable and work on building a safe environment for the client. My first goal is to build a therapeutic relationship with my client. Then my goal is to work with strength based, cognitive behavioral therapy, DBT, solutions focused, interpersonal therapy, narrative therapy, and mindfulness therapy techniques. I use an eclectic approach as each client is different and has different needs. My goal is to help the client's to identify the fact that sometimes therapy is identifying the small steps that client is making towards their treatment goals.

Next available: Jul 19

Margaret Poytress

(she/her)

Margaret Poytress, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
5 years of experience
Direct
Authentic
Intelligent
Virtual
My name is Margaret "Marj" Poytress, LMFT. My approach is to be present with you and witness as you process, learn, grow, and develop into your true self. My therapeutic approach focuses on validating, teaching, empathy, and compassion. I will help facilitate change as you work towards achieving your therapy goals. I’m dedicated to helping you discover your best life.

Next available: Jul 25

Lina Balchas

(she/her)

Lina Balchas, LPCC - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPCC
5 years of experience
Virtual
Hiya! I am a licensed professional clinical counselor here in California. I have been in the field for 5 years now and have grown a soft spot for working with trauma, families, and neurodivergent individuals. I take great pride in helping people and families from all walks of life take steps forward in their journey to healing and acceptance. I work on increasing the use of healthy coping skills in order to process and work through hard emotions and memories to better ones overall wellbeing.

Next available: Jul 19

Jose R. Rodriguez

Jose R. Rodriguez, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
10 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! My name is Jose Rodriguez, I have been working in behavioral health since 2008, and it has been a very rewarding experience. I have an energetic and enthusiastic approach. Please note that I am licensed in both California and New York. I stay up to date with the latest studies to provide the best care possible. I am well versed in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Psychodynamic Therapy. I am originally from New York, so I have had the opportunity to gain experience at reputable institutions such as New York Presbyterian Hospital and Montefiore Health System. I have also served as Director of the Behavior Health Department at Salinas Valley Health in Salinas, California. I earned my BA in Psychology from Boston College and my Master of Social Work from Fordham University. I also earned my MBA in Healthcare Administration in 2019. Outside of work, I enjoy boxing, playing golf, yoga, lifting weights, and going to the beach! The goal in psychotherapy is for you to become your own therapist. We would achieve this in a collaborative and strategic manner. There has always been a need to address our emotional well being but until recent times, this topic is more accepted than ever to discuss. Not only do I help people address their problems, but I also aim to help people be self-actualizing.

Next available: Jul 26

Liz McDowell

Liz McDowell, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
17 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and currently hold licenses in the following states: Idaho, California, Arizona, Utah, and Maine. I’ve provided services to individuals, couples, and families, for more than 17 years, working with various populations, including inpatient and outpatient settings, providing assessments, therapy, and support. I genuinely care about the individuals I work with and appreciate the opportunity to help with life challenges. I tend to use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Solution Focused therapy, Art therapy, and Motivational Interviewing techniques in sessions.

Next available: Jul 24

Alston Friday

(he/him)

Alston Friday, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
4 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I'm a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapy (LMFT) based in California. I received my Masters from the Grand Canyon University and have been practicing for 3 years. I believe I was born to help others and with my life experience and understanding my purpose lead me to being a therapist. I enjoyed helping young teens, adults struggling with career stress and burnout become the best versions of themselves. I focused on addiction, couples, marriage and improving family structure.

Next available: Jul 19

Dr. Israel Villa

Dr. Israel Villa, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
6 years of experience
Direct
Authentic
Virtual
Change at any stage in life can cause a whirlwind of emotions—such as excitement, joy, relief and hope; but also worry, fear, concern and uncertainty. The change can be a new job, a new school, a new relationship, a new city, a new identity or a new experience. Therapy is a place that can help you navigate these changes—including the unanticipated stressors, challenges and adversities that you may experience along the way. Therapy is an opportunity that will empower you and mobilize you to reach your goals, dreams and aspirations; and lead you on a path towards a purposeful and meaningful life. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and I provide services in English or Spanish. My goal is to help you identify your strengths, goals and abilities—and teach you the skills that you need to adjust to the unforeseeable circumstances that life may bring to you. For the last 6 years, I have served multicultural and diverse populations, of all ages, in a variety of settings—including K-12 institutions, forensic mental health, integrated health, inpatient psychiatric care and hospital emergency care. My leadership style is deeply rooted on that values and ethics of the social work practice; and I intend to provide you with a safe, supportive, welcoming and nurturing environment.

Next available: Jul 19

Genevieve Palmer

(she/her)

Genevieve Palmer, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
10 years of experience
Solution oriented
Warm
Authentic
Virtual
Hi there, I’m Genevieve. Do you feel like your emotions are out of your control? Do you feel stuck, confused, overwhelmed? I assist people with understanding their emotions so they can be engaged and present in each moment of their lives. I love mixing a combination of mindfulness techniques, empathic counseling and trauma interventions to help people feel more in control. In addition, I specialize in navigating medical trauma for patients, providers, and first responders. My experience as a medical social worker for close to a decade gives me the unique skills to help you cope with and adjust to challenging diagnoses and medical treatment. Similarly, my firsthand experience as a provider in the hospital allows me to support other medical professionals (e.g. physicians, nurses, medical assistances) with the specific challenges that come with providing medicine in our current health care climate. I'm passionate about healing through self-exploration. I hope to have the opportunity to provide you with a safe place you deserve to discovery your true self.

Next available: Jul 19

Dr. Anton Serzhan, Psy.D

Dr. Anton Serzhan, Psy.D, PsyD - California Psychologist at Grow Therapy
PsyD
6 years of experience
Solution oriented
Intelligent
Empowering
Virtual
Welcome! How have you been feeling lately? If you have been feeling like something is not right, or that it is time you addressed something that has bothered you for a while, then perhaps we should talk. Whether it trauma, difficulty with mood, low self-esteem, attention, interpersonal conflicts, maladaptive habits, pain management, personality disorders you are always welcomed in. I am Dr. Anton Serzhan, Psy.D (Dr. Anton) and I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist. For years I have been working with a variety of different populations, including the veterans, LGBTQ+, injury recovery and chronic pain patients; adults of every age group, both for individual sessions and as couples. I specialize in the application of evidence-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Assertive Communication Skills (ACS), Insight Oriented Therapy (IOT), Problem-Solving Therapy (PST), Guided Breathing, Validation Therapy (VT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). I am here to be your guide, your resource and your support. Ready to change your life? Then here we go!

Next available: Aug 16

Dusty McLeod

(he/him)

Dusty McLeod, LCSW - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
10 years of experience
Open-minded
Authentic
Intelligent
Virtual
My therapeutic approach is nonjudgmental and client-centered. I want my clients to feel respected and supported, and by using an integrative method of various strategies and treatment modalities, I help you further develop your sense of choice and empowerment to improve your current situation and overall well-being. I have extensive experience treating all major psychiatric disorders. Still, my specialties include all forms of addiction, impulsive behaviors, hoarding behaviors, occupational stress, grief, anxiety, panic, OCD, depression, bipolar disorder, and personality disorders. I embrace cultural, racial, gender, and sexual diversity utilizing a person-centered, collaborative client approach. I strive to help others achieve their maximum potential in life.

Next available: Jul 22

Misha Henning

(she/her)

Misha Henning, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
12 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Direct
Virtual
When we’ve lost a part of ourselves, a life we had created or envisioned, our world can feel as if it’s falling apart, even ending. And in a way, it is. But maybe this is also part of our journey, the road that takes us to the heart of it. When provided with a safe environment where respect, compassion and unconditional positive regard are offered, we have a chance to set out on our path. The invitation, as always, is to start. Start anywhere, no matter how unsure and unsteady. But start somewhere. In time we grow more aware and self-assured as we make our way toward our most authentic self, our most authentic life.

Next available: Jul 22

Matthew Swan

(he/him)

Matthew Swan, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
10 years of experience
Humorous
Intelligent
Challenging
Virtual
I approach life with curiosity and a sense of purpose. I have worked in the mental health field for the last 8 years from nonprofit organizations, outpatient substance abuse facilities, crisis on call agencies and the judicial system. Prior to my experience as a marriage and family therapist, I was a stand up comic. I try to bring humor into the room whenever possible as I believe laughter is the best medicine.

Next available: Jul 19

Tara Cummiskey, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

(she/her)

Tara Cummiskey, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
4 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Open-minded
Virtual
Welcome! Whatever has prompted you to search for a therapist, I am honored to be by your side during this journey. We, as humans, are meant to be connected. I believe we live in a detached society that hinders us from connecting to others and ourselves. I am here to help you in finding your way back to your authentic self. In my practice, I hold a safe space for you to process your unique story. Having experienced my own challenges and pain, and sitting with others in theirs, I come from a place of empathy and unconditional positive regard. Together, we will develop new tools and skills to help you find healing and empowerment. I can't wait to meet you and begin this challenging, but well worthwhile journey! "It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society" - Jiddu Krishnamurti, Philosopher

Next available: Jul 22

Jacob Garel

(he/him)

Jacob Garel, LMFT - California Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
4 years of experience
Virtual
My name is Jacob Garel, a licensed marriage and family therapist with a unique background in the military as a Pararescueman. With 20 years of experience serving and saving lives, I bring a deep understanding of crisis situations and a passion for helping individuals and families in need. Specializing in psychodynamic, Rogerian, and existential approaches. Whether it's grief work, PTSD therapy, or accompanying you on your mental health journey, I am dedicated to walking beside you every step of the way.

Next available: Jul 28

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