Career Counseling and Coaching in Foster City, California.

Find a top rated career therapist or coach in Foster City, CA specializing in assessment, strategizing, personal marketing, workplace issues and goal-setting.


Career Counselor

Daryl Temkin, Ph.D

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Foster City

Our careers make up a major part of our life. Careers can be pivotal for creating happiness in life or creating the opposite. In earlier days, people found their first job after high school or college and stayed in that job for the rest of their life. In past decades, the “one job for life” has evolved into six to ten job changing and career changing episodes. Every job change and career change often leads to anxiety, depression, fears, interview panic, lack of self-esteem, lack of self-confidence, somatic reactions and a devastating feeling that includes a lack of self-worth. Being fired and being hired revolve around rejection and the strive to be accepted. Career counseling works to make the above issues more tolerable and rational. It is directed...(view profile to read more)

Career Counselor

Barbara Pannoni, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Foster City

Do you feel stuck in a job that doesn't bring you joy? Are you doing work that doesn't allow you to shine? We spend so much of our lives working, and research shows most people will have several careers in their lifetime. Wouldn't it be great if our work made us and others happy? Maybe it's time to reinvent yourself professionally. Depth psychotherapy can help you better understand who you are and what you have to contribute to the world. Together we can explore what brings you to life and how you can turn that passion into a career.

Career Counselor

Alex Hoeplinger Patten, M.A., LMFT

LMFT 98700

Within driving distance of Foster City

Are you stuck or unsatisfied in your career? Do you want to make changes in your professional life, but aren't quite sure what that looks like or how to begin? Are you struggling to find the motivation in identifying your strengths/passions and exercising them to their fullest potential? I can help you advance and redirect your career direction by getting you to develop and utilize internal strengths while maximizing your potential for success. Careers aren't something that just happen. They are something that you can create. Despite the various road blocks that you may face, I can help and support you in finding creative ways around those challenges to have the career you want.

Career Counselor

Maren Gleason, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Foster City

What would you really like to do with your time? Work takes up so much of our week, finding something you would love to do with all of that time would make such a difference. Sometimes what stops us from pursuing our dreams is a belief that it just isn't possible. Being free to explore and take just one step towards our dreams can make a world of difference. Let's explore the possibilities.

Career Counselor

Dan Quinn, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Foster City

I've worked for many years in the corporate environment, first as CEO of a technology company and then as consultant and executive coach. There's excellent research on what skills will help you advance in your career, if you take time to learn them and apply them to the way you work. If you are struggling with work issues or want to plot out your next career move, I invite you to give me a call to talk about how we might work together.

Career Counselor

Dietmar Brinkmann, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Foster City

Do you want work that nourishes and inspires you to grow? Work that gives you more than a paycheck? A career that allows you to leverage your best strengths? Are you wondering what motivates you from deeply within? Starting a new career can feel so daunting. It is like stepping into the unknown. If you think of changing careers you may be scared that you have to start all over. I help you identify transferable skills that you can apply to your new career. Structured exercises between sessions can help you clarify your interests and strengths. We can also address insecurities and limiting beliefs that may hold you back from having the career you want.

Career Counselor

Elizabeth Hayes, Psy.D, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Foster City

We spend so much time at work shouldn't we put some rigorous thought into finding a career that will offer us a positive experience? It seems like it would be easy to figure out which direction to go in when it comes to finding the right career but many people can feel overwhelmed and confused. I will work collaboratively with you to make links between your past and present that will help us to better understand what career might work best for you. Whether you are feeling stuck in your job and want to explore different options or just want to take your current career to the next level our therapy can help generate movement in a positive direction.

Career Counselor

Jeff Cohen, MA, MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Foster City

Having made a career transition myself in my mid-thirties, I understand the variety of issues involved with this process. Some may know what they want to do but have difficulty managing the transition, for financial or other reasons. Others may lack clarity about what they even want to do, while others still may be uncertain if the primary issue resides with their work or other factors which make it unsatisfactory, such as a difficult manager, or concerns around performance or self-confidence. Our work is an important dimension of our lives and an expression of who we are, so wherever the block lies, I'll help you resolve the impediments that are in the way of having a fulfilling career.

Career Counselor

Natalie M. Mills, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Foster City

It's been said that people have around three careers in one lifetime. But how do you know when it's time to switch paths? How do you know if you want to switch paths at all? You might need a career overhaul, a career tweak, or a career change. The uncertainty is daunting and exciting. "Will I need to go back to school?" "Will I have to take a pay cut?" "How can I continue to bring in income while I'm pursuing my goal?" I will help you identify your skill sets, identify and organize your need to haves and nice to haves, and figure out your next right step.

Career Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Within driving distance of Foster City

While most career counselors love to give you capacity based profiles of what your talents and interests are for your best bet career choices, Grey Matters international believes that most people make predictably irrational decisions and then after making them learn way to make them fit into their identities using various types of rationalizations and strategies. We are able to assist folks in career counseling type settings by giving a deeper look at their decision making profile so they can better understand where the core frustration or desire is coming from in the world of work. Contact kevin@kevinflemingphd.com or 877-606-6161.

Career Counselor

Judith Wyatt, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Foster City

I help you overcome obstacles to knowing what you want to do, including negative self-esteem and lack of experience. I point you toward informing yourself about the job market, what's available and getting informational interviews. I counsel you on how to assess workplaces by learning what the "norms" are (unconscious rules about what we do and say here) and whether the norms are abusive. Is the atmosphere tense? Are people forced to work very long hours? Are they given necessary time and support to get the task done? These are questions you want to answer somehow, perhaps by interviewing people who work there before you apply.

Career Counselor

John Snyder, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Foster City

I help people decide what they want to do with their lives, and make it happen! Over 10 years of experience as a psychologist has taught me the importance of our career choices. You may feel stuck in your current career or paralyzed at the thought of choosing one path over the other. You may have obtained your dream job, only to be struck with a nagging "impostor syndrome" that leaves you feeling anxious an unsure about your competence. The benefit of therapy is that you have someone to talk with, who has studied the experiences and beliefs that hold us back, as well as the ways to overcome them! I am happy to provide a free initial phone consultation to answer your questions. Call me today!

Career Counselor

Kristina Schasker, M.A., MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Foster City

With the instability of today's economy and job market many people are finding themselves unexpectedly unemployed or stuck in jobs they don't like. Even those who have managed to avoid the massive cuts and lay-offs may be left with fears and anxiety about the future. Unfortunately, it is our most important relationships, our partnerships and our families, that suffer the most from this burden. It is even more important now to be sure that a family has sufficient communication and understanding to support it's members through these ever changing and difficult times. Therapy can provide those tools and encouragement you need to help you and your family stay connected, supported and strong.



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Foster City is located in San Mateo County, California. It has a land area of 3.79 square miles and a water area of 16.04 square miles.  The population of Foster City is 33,477 people with 12,377 households and a median annual income of $123,039. .


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Widely Affordable

Licensed, professional counseling in Foster City is considered widely accessible by the majority of people who live here and budget is often not a concern for mental health treatment