Professional Counseling in San Francisco, CA

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Theo Reynolds, RC

Relationship Counselor
Phone & Email:  Contact Theo

1630 Lombard St., San Francisco, CA 94123


I help individuals and couples from all ethnic, cultural and gender backgrounds. Together we will find ways to help you heal and grow so you can feel more successful, peaceful and happy in your relationships and work. You have ability inside you to heal and grow.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Interracial Couples
  • Polyamorous Couples
  • Traditional Couples
  • Trauma
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Addiction
Therapy Coupon Available

Dietmar Brinkmann, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Phone & Email:  Contact Dietmar

2120 Market St #205, San Francisco, CA 94114


Engaging, heart-centered and grounded in the present moment, I am here to support you. I offer effective, goal-oriented therapy for your immediate concerns as well as in-depth therapy to heal emotional wounding and discover with self-compassion who you really are.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Relationship Problems
  • Anxiety, Phobias, Social Anxiety
  • Depression, Self Esteem
  • Addiction, Compulsive Behaviors
  • Healing Trauma and PTSD
  • Career, Work/Life Balance
  • Grief and Loss
  • Chronic Pain

Joanne Davis, M.A.

Marriage and Family Therapist
Phone & Email:  Contact Joanne

582 Market St., Suite 415, San Francisco, CA 94104


While you may not have ruby slippers, like Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz to go "home," you do have the wisdom and resources needed to become your most empowered, authentic and effective self. How? With embodied mindfulness, curiosity and our heart-to-heart connection.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Intimacy blockages
  • Healing from early trauma
  • Anxiety: taming & resolving it
  • Move from depression to vitality
  • Resolve relationship issues
  • Singles who cannot find a match
  • Change self-sabataging patterns
  • Poor self esteem
Therapy Coupon Available

Erika Shershun, MA, MFTI

Somatic Psychotherapist
Phone & Email:  Contact Erika

465 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94104


Seeking therapy is a courageous act. I'm dedicated to making the process as comfortable as possible while supporting your movement from psychological & physical patterns that no longer serve you toward embodying a fuller more creative self expression and satisfying life

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Sexual Abuse & Trauma Survivors
  • PTSD
  • Overwhelm, Worry, Anxiety
  • Self-Compassion, Self-Agency
  • Somatic (body mind) Integration
  • Identity Exploration, LGBTQ
  • Artists and Performers
  • Family Members Health Issues
Therapy Coupon Available

Andrea Shelley, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Phone & Email:  Contact Andrea

Within Driving Distance of San Francisco, CA


Providing a safe, genuine, and supportive therapeutic environment is my first priority with clients. From this point we can work together to heal wounds, manage mental illness, and bring out your unique and positive attributes for a fulfilling life and relationships.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Relationship Issues
  • depression
  • Borderline Personality Disorde
  • Couples Counseling
  • Mood Disorders
  • grief/bereavement
  • abandonment
Therapy Coupon Available

Josie Valderrama, Psy.D

Psychologist
Phone & Email:  Contact Josie

842 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94108


On your journey there may be times when you are in need of more tools and support. I am here to help. As a compassionate and discerning psychotherapist, I hold collaborative space for genuine expression and exploration leading to positive change. Mindfulness-based.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Anxiety
  • Avoidance
  • Compulsions & Addictions
  • Creativity
  • Alienation/Loneliness
  • Poly or BDSM Issues
  • Women's Issues
  • LGBTQA Issues

Olga Rocklin, M.A., L.M.F.T.

Licensed Psychotherapist
Phone & Email:  Contact Olga

525 Irving Street, San Francisco, CA 94122


I support people who have a desire to find balance in their lives. I do this by helping people recognize and accept where their life is now; then assist them in moving toward a more authentic and honest and way of living.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Adolescents
  • Young Adults
  • Eating Disorders
  • Mindfulness Training
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Self-Esteem, Self-Worth

Natalie M. Mills, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist
Phone & Email:  Contact Natalie M.

870 Market St., Ste. 1055, San Francisco, CA 94102


No matter where it's coming from, feeling stuck in an unsatisfying pattern has a negative impact on your happiness and relationships. Let's find the tools best suited for you to change those patterns.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Relationships
  • Anxiety
  • Infidelity
  • Addiction
  • Conflict Management
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Job/Career Issues
  • Professional Burnout

Kyle Corsiglia, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Phone & Email:  Contact Kyle

2171 Union Street, San Francisco, CA 94123


Gain more confidence, clarity, and peace in your life! Use your life's unique challenges as a way to discover your path to greater happiness. I am an experienced, compassionate, and insightful therapist effective in helping my clients to grow and live healthier lives.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Stress, Anxiety, Depression
  • Mid-Life Transitions
  • Grief/Loss
  • Being Single
  • Relationships, Couples
  • Changing Careers
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Happiness Coaching

Peter Bernhardt, MFT

Marriage Family Therapist
Phone & Email:  Contact Peter

1197 Valencia, San Francisco, CA 94110


I work with you to develop a safe environment in which you can explore difficult emotions and life events. My goal is to guide you to understand past/present behaviors and feelings in order to create a life that more deeply resonates with you.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Anger Management
  • Mindfulness Training
  • Somatic Awareness
  • Communication Skills
  • Embodied Systems Thinking
  • Men's Groups
  • Couples Counseling

Find A Therapist

Related Sites:
City of San Francisco
California Board of Behavioral Sciences

Therapy San Francisco California

Counseling Richmond District, North Beach, Ocean View, San Francisco Sunset Disctrict, Sausalito

San Francisco California is one of the most famous cities in the world, and is known for its architecture and earthquakes. Some of the more famous landmarks include the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island, the cable cars, Coit Tower and Chinatown. Most people have heard of the song "I Left My Heart in San Francisco," which makes the city and New York the only cities with well-known songs written about them. The Golden Gate Bridge National Recreation Area is a beautiful place to picnic and enjoy the view of one of the great engineering feats of all time.1 Alcatraz Island is another famous landmark found in San Francisco. Families can tour the island as well as the jail, where several famous movies have been filmed.

Mental Health in San Francisco

San Francisco has one of the lowest per capita rates of serious mental illness in California at just 3.5 percent. The region also has one of the largest concentrations of psychiatrists in the state.2 However, over 12 percent of the city's residents live in poverty. Nearly 11 percent of San Franciscans have a substance abuse problem and 22 percent have used in illicit drug in the last year - rates far higher than the national average.3

The Mental Health Association of San Francisco (MHASF) takes on the responsibility of educating the public about mental health issues and advocating on behalf of those who live with mental illness and chemical dependency. A primary goal of the organization is to increase access to quality, affordable mental health care that provides compassionate solutions for those in need. Additionally, the organization seeks to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness by advancing mental health practices that are built upon a foundation of dignity and respect. For further information about MHASF, please call 415-421-2926.4

Current Education

The San Francisco area has many educational options for people who wish to enter the behavioral health field as a practitioner. San Francisco State University is just one school that offers programs to prepare individuals for mental health work. Their master's degree programs in counseling, rehabilitation counseling, and marriage, family, and child counseling provide students with an excellent foundation of best practices in counseling, an appreciation for multiculturalism, and a broad skillset to serve those in need. Graduates of the program are eligible to sit for the National Counselor Exam and are additionally eligible for licensure by the Board of Behavioral Sciences of California. Further information about the programs offered at San Francisco State is available by calling 415-338-2005.5


References

1. National Park Service. (2014). Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Retrieved from http://www.nps.gov/goga/index.htm
2. California Healthcare Foundation. (2014). Mapping the Gaps - Mental Health in California. Retrieved from http://www.chcf.org/publications/2013/07/data-viz-mental-health
3. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2012). Substance Abuse and Mental Disorders in the San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont MSA. Retrieved from http://www.samhsa.gov/data/NSDUHMetroBriefReports/NSDUH-Metro-San-Francisco.pdf
4. Mental Health Association of San Francisco. (2012). Home - MHASF. Retrieved from http://www.mentalhealthsf.org/
5. San Francisco State University. (2014). Counseling Home. Retrieved from http://counseling.sfsu.edu/

Welcome to our network of mental health practitioners and therapists in San Francisco. Our greatest desire at Theravive is that you would find the right qualified help.  Our professionals offer many forms of therapy such as overcoming depression, life coaching, anger management, and marriage counseling. Counselors in San Francisco and credentialed psychotherapists are ready to help.

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