Professional Counseling in San Jose, CA

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Verna Nelson, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Phone & Email:  Contact Verna

Within Driving Distance of San Jose, CA


I work with adults, teens and seniors who are dealing with the stress of relationships, careers and life's changes. I provide positive, practical ways of thinking and new skills you can practice to overcome the challenges and old habits that keep you stuck.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Couple Counseling
  • Worklife Issues
  • Anger Management
  • Excessive Worrying
  • Anxiety & Depression
  • Counseling for Seniors
  • Grief/loss
  • Caretaking, End of Life Issues

Randi Fredricks, Ph.D., LMFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist
Phone & Email:  Contact Randi

1174 Lincoln Ave #6, San Jose, CA 95125


I provide a safe, compassionate place to address your problems, and will work with you to discover a path towards happiness and growth.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Addiction
  • Codependency
  • Eating Disorders
  • Marriage Counseling

Rachel Kane-Cooley, MA, LMFT, LPCC

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Phone & Email:  Contact Rachel

Within Driving Distance of San Jose, CA


If you are feeling overwhelmed, unmotivated, sad, frustrated or stagnant with your life, I would very much like to offer my support in a safe, nurturing environment. Together, we can work through the challenges and invite the happiness you deserve. You are not alone.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • General Anxiety
  • Social Anxiety
  • Panic Attacks, Phobias
  • Esteem Issues
  • Life Transitions
  • Body Image
  • Relationship Issues
  • Parenting

Aurianne Dorsay, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Phone & Email:  Contact Aurianne

1302 Lincoln Ave., Ste. 205, San Jose, CA 95125


I offer adults, children and couples a safe place where they can work through their problems and know themselves more deeply thereby experiencing a more fulfilling and meaningful life.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Depression
  • Life Transitions
  • Children
  • Parenting Consultation
  • Anxiety
  • EMDR
  • Abuse
  • Couples

Donald Dufford, Ph.D. Director

Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Phone & Email:  Contact Donald

3880 S. Bascom Avenue, Suite 212, San Jose, CA 95124


Contact Dr. Dufford today to discuss how you can resolve issues and achieve positive, lasting results in any aspect of life. Dr. Dufford offers a practical results oriented approach using a variety of therapeutic modalities within a caring, safe environment.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Anxiety Disorders, Stress
  • Ocd, Ptsd, Panic, Phobias
  • Depression, Self-Esteem
  • Relationship & Life Issues
  • Psychotherapy
  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
  • Emdr, Trauma Relief
  • Hypnotherapy, Guided Imagery

Rob Grellman, LMFT, Psy.D.

Dr. Rob Grellman
Phone & Email:  Contact Rob

3880 S. Bascom Ave. Suite 101, San Jose, CA 95124


35 Years of Experience - Specializing in Marriage, Family, Stress Management, Depression, Anxiety, Codependency, Spirituality - My Prime Tool is teaching Mindfulness that leads to skill & relationship building, conflict resolution, pain and stress relief

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Marriage
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress Managment
  • Codependency
  • Addictions
  • Anger Management

Janet Akyol, LMFT, CSAT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
Phone & Email:  Contact Janet

4950 Hamilton Ave, Suite 102, San Jose, CA 95130


At one time or another we all struggle with life's ups and downs, but sometimes we need a little extra help. Janet provides support and tools to help her clients with relationship problems, addictions, depression, anxiety and phobias.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Marriage
  • Affairs
  • Codependency
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Partners of Sex Addicts
  • Anxiety
  • Love Addiction
  • Trauma

Tom Cheney, M.A.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Phone & Email:  Contact Tom

1022 W Hedding St, San Jose, CA 95126


I will help you harness the power of mindfulness and compassion to grow all that is good in your self, your family, and your world. We will explore time-honored and scientifically validated tools for achieving the emotional peace and behavioral change you desire.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Trauma
  • Parenting
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Adolescents
  • Families
  • Stress
  • Performance

Joanne Shurter, LMFT

Psychotherapist, Marriage and Family Therapist
Phone & Email:  Contact Joanne

1101 S. Winchester Blvd. A101, San Jose, CA 95128


People come to see me when they feel stuck. You seem to bump into the same struggles over and over. You have tried to overcome these challenges on your own, and you need help. Our work together is to understand and resolve what keeps you from moving forward.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Long Standing Character Traits
  • Anxiety, Fears, And Worry
  • Depression, Sadness, Loss
  • Relationship Problems
  • Childhood Issues
  • Trauma
  • Personality Disorders
  • Emptiness, loss of a self

Carrie Elizabeth Lin, MA, LPCC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor
Phone & Email:  Contact Carrie Elizabeth

Within Driving Distance of San Jose, CA


I provide a caring, empathetic, and nonjudgmental environment where you can safely explore what's troubling you, get unblocked, and move forward toward great relationships, a satisfying work life, and emotional well-being.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Stress
  • Grief and loss
  • Career issues
  • Self-esteem

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

Therapy San Jose California

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Also once known as the bedroom of the Silicon Valley and San Francisco, San Jose is home to the colleges of San Jose State, Santa Clara University, and Stanford University, which send thousands of graduates into the local job market each year. Many major technological companies are headquartered here and San Jose has earned the distinction as the Capital City of the Silicon Valley. If getting out and enjoying the out of doors is what you like to do, then check out Alum Rock Park, which is a 700+ acre park that is the oldest municipal park in California.1 There are numerous activities that keep San Jose booming with activity. These include sporting events and venues, but also several museums and must-see structures, such as the Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph, which is the oldest parish in California.

Mental Health in San Jose

San Jose is a rapidly growing, highly diverse city with large populations of Asian and Hispanic residents, a large percentage of residents under the age of 18, tens of thousands of foreign-born residents2 and well over 30,000 armed forces veterans.3 The city's diversity creates a cultural melting pot with many languages, traditions, and beliefs. As a result, mental health practitioners in the city take a multicultural approach in order to deliver culturally competent care to their clients.

Elderly individuals who require support and assistance in order to live independently can find many services available through On Lok Lifeways. On Lok offers in-home care to seniors throughout the San Jose area, so that they can remain in their own homes rather than moving to a nursing home. Nutrition services help maintain seniors' health. Recreational programs, such as art classes, help seniors exercise their mind and provide them with an opportunity to interact with friends. Mental health services provide emotional and social support. For additional information about On Lok's services, please call 415-292-8888.4

Current Education

The San Jose area offers many graduate and post-graduate educational options for people wanting to further their education in the human services field. The Master of Social Work program at San Jose State University places a special emphasis on working with populations that are underserved by the mental health system. Graduates of the program are qualified to conduct individual and group therapy, work in community mental health centers, and advocate on behalf of at-risk populations. The MSW program offers multiple training opportunities to expand the breadth of clinical expertise. For more information about the MSW program at San Jose State, call the School of Social Work at 408-924-5800.5


References

1. City of San Jose. (2014). Alum Rock Park. Retrieved from http://www.sanjoseca.gov/?nid=2819
2. CensusViewer. (2012). San Jose, California Population. Retrieved from http://censusviewer.com/city/CA/San%20Jose
3. United States Census Bureau. (2014). State and County Quickfacts - San Jose, California. Retrieved from http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/06/0668000.html
4. On Lok Lifeways. (2014). Services. Retrieved from http://www.onlok.org/Services.aspx
5. San Jose State University. (2013). The MSW Program. Retrieved from http://www.sjsu.edu/socialwork/prospectivestudents/msw/

Welcome to our network of mental health practitioners and therapists in San Jose. 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 Jose and credentialed psychotherapists are ready to help.

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