Career Counseling and Coaching in San Mateo, California.

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


Career Counselor

Laurie Chandler, MA

LMFT 86949

Within driving distance of San Mateo

Frustration with coworkers, your boss, and your work situation indicate the need for change. Talking to a therapist can help you figure out the direction you need to go to have a fulfilling, successful and lucrative career. I help clients guide themselves to change by following sparks of passion and joy. Therapy can give you an objective perspective on what you can change in your work situation and what you can't. Therapy can help you figure out what's important to you in your career and life.

Career Counselor

Barbara Pannoni, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of San Mateo

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

Jeff Cohen, MA, MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of San Mateo

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

Jonathan Eli Herrick, jonathan herrick

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of San Mateo

Jonathan gets vitalized around helping clients of any age find their strengths and passion around career and calling. He loves and is both highly creative and effective at guiding clients to strategize around improving their livelihood. Clients have increased their income by as much as 1000% through these strategy sessions. More important, they have greatly increased their satisfaction with work.

Career Counselor

Judith Wyatt, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of San Mateo

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

Todd Harvey, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of San Mateo

Knowing how you come across inter-personally can be a huge asset in advancing your career. Are you soft? Are you a yes-man? Do you come across as angry or controlling? Are there "communication skills" that stop you from getting that promotion? If so, we can use our relationship to explore how you come across. I can provide you honest and direct feedback that others are too uncomfortable to tell you. We can come up with a game-plan concerning how to come across the way you want to. It could involve merely practicing and being aware of how you come across and it could involve longer term therapy that gives you an enhanced sense of self so you come across with more confidence naturally.

Career Counselor

Maureen Fiorelli, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of San Mateo

Over the years, many of my clients have felt lost and unsure as to their purpose in life. Many find themselves in jobs they are ill suited for and careers which cause them stress and anxiety. Together, we have worked to help them find a path towards fulfilling their purpose. For those who have already found themselves in their perfect chosen career, I help coach these clients to become assertive, diplomatic and professional when interacting with supervisors, colleagues and coworkers.

Career Counselor

Cheryl Deaner, LMFT

Cheryl Deaner, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of San Mateo

I have a Master's degree in rehabilitative counseling which includes career counseling, and I work with several Employee Assistance Programs. I find that many of my clients are in the midst of exploring or changing their careers. Still others wish to make considerable changes within their current work environment in response to career stress. Besides love, one's work is one of the most important activities a person can engage in during a lifetime. Therapy can help make the time you spend working more worthwhile and beneficial to you and everyone you come in contact with. If psychometric career testing is indicated or desired, I will refer you to appropriate testing resources.

Career Counselor

Chloe Lankshear, M.Ed, Ed.S, MFTI

Marriage & Family Therapist Registered Intern

Within driving distance of San Mateo

If you are contemplating a career change or feeling like you want to start your own business, I can help you by delivering life coaching. This will help you to identify your goals and ensure they are appropriate for you and a good fit with your priorities and values. I can also help you to break down the journey to achieving your goals into small achievable steps and keep you supported and motivated along the way.

Career Counselor

Alex Hoeplinger Patten, M.A., LMFT

LMFT 98700

Within driving distance of San Mateo

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.

Daryl Temkin, Daryl Temkin

Ph.D., Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Online Therapist / Coach

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

John Snyder, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of San Mateo

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

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Within driving distance of San Mateo

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.



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San Mateo is located in San Mateo County, California. It has a land area of 12.12 square miles and a water area of 3.75 square miles.  The population of San Mateo is 103,536 people with 37,861 households and a median annual income of $90,208. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for San Mateo, CA

Very Affordable

Booking a weekly counseling session with a licensed therapist in San Mateo is not a large financial issue for the majority of people in this area. Sustaining a commitment to mental health treatment is easily accessible for the average family, but ask your therapist if there are any concerns as many will accept insurance or even offer sliding scale fees