Career Counseling and Coaching in Stanford, California.

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


Peter Cellarius, LMFT
Career Counselor

Peter Cellarius, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 95030 - Nearby to Stanford.

I was a Vice President in a billion-dollar high tech firm for several decades before becoming a therapist. I know better than most the stress, the challenges, the politics and also what it takes to succeed. I have worked with founders and CEO's, as well as with entry level contributors and managers. Let's figure out what success looks like for you, and how you can get back on track.

Vanessa Hughes, PhD, MA, MFT, MAT, MAICS, SEP
Career Counselor

Vanessa Hughes, PhD, MA, MFT, MAT, MAICS, SEP

WELL COACHED LIFE| GRIT Kids Coaching

Available for Online Therapy

Are you fulfilling your purpose or are you not living into your potential? Do you wake up thinking "I was made for this" when it comes to career or do you struggle to get motivated for what lies ahead. Career satisfaction is highly correlated with life-satisfaction. Careers matter beyond how we generate an income. Learn to unblock where you are being held back. Learn the skills essential to make that next career move. Develop leadership skills to grow your company. Identify places you or your company need to make changes for your health and well-being or that of your employees. When we are happy and feel cared for at work, our productivity increases and so does our life satisfaction.

Ross Kellogg, LMFT
Career Counselor

Ross Kellogg, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 95050 - Nearby to Stanford.

Wether its loosing interest in your current work or being chronically stressed in a career you love, professional challenges can penetrate to your core identity and sense of worthiness. Through the therapy process, I will guide you through identification of your wants and needs, support you in learning how to avoid burnout and compassion fatigue, help build new habits that sustain motivation, and work with you through the emotional blocks that keep you from taking action on important career decisions. You can find a sense of contentment about your professional life and therapy can get you there. Call or email today to further discuss your career stressors and my therapy approach.

Kimberly Koljat, LMFT, LIMFT-S, RPT-S, RDT
Career Counselor

Kimberly Koljat, LMFT, LIMFT-S, RPT-S, RDT

Licensed Independent Marriage and Family Therapist Supervisor

Available for Online Therapy

I support individual clients experiencing burnout, compassion fatigue, and mental and emotional exhaustion. I often work with Highly Sensitive People, or empaths, who are more susceptible to these experiences. I support those in helping professions like teachers, therapists, parents, medical professionals, and difficult work environments create their boundaries in their workspace for personal well-being.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Career Counselor

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 94023 - Nearby to Stanford.

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.

Daniel Davis, M.A., LMFT
Career Counselor

Daniel Davis, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 95050 - Nearby to Stanford.

Given the important role work plays in our lives, it's not surprising that when we're facing career issues, find ourselves out of work, or in a position we find unfulfilling, it can lead to relationship problems, low self-esteem, anxiety, and depression. I’ve been providing career counseling for over 20 years, and through the online career counseling services I provide you can assess your interests, values, and personality, review your options, and discover or create a career path that's fulfilling and rewarding. Please visit my website for more information or contact me today to schedule a consultation... I look forward to helping you create the professional life you deserve and desire!

Zlatena Theodore, PsyD
Career Counselor

Zlatena Theodore, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 94025 - Nearby to Stanford.

If you think of your career as a life long journey, there can be a lot of twists and turns. Making decisions and choosing which opportunities to pursue and which to turn down can be challenging and overwhelming. From increasing efficiency, navigating challenging workplace relationships, and managing mounting pressure, I can guide you to find the right path for you and help move your career forward.

Daryl Temkin, Ph.D
Career Counselor

Daryl Temkin, Ph.D

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94027 - Nearby to Stanford.

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)

John Kane, AMFT, APCC
Career Counselor

John Kane, AMFT, APCC

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94086 - Nearby to Stanford.

A wise person once told me, "Find something you love to do and find someone to pay you to do it." But the reality is that many people find themselves in careers they don't enjoy or lose the career they did enjoy. Whether you are disatisfied with your career, dealing with work related stress, or wondering what you are going to do next, counseling can provide a framework for you to work through the dissonance in your work life and get on the path of meaningful fulfillment with regards to your work or career, regardless of what stage in your life you are at.

Verna Nelson, MA, LMFT
Career Counselor

Verna Nelson, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 95032 - Nearby to Stanford.

I help people who work for others or in their own business explore ways to improve their focus on being successful and growing their skills. We can work on interpersonal relationships and ways you may be sabotaging your own success by being too stressed, demanding or invisible. We will focus on what you can do now to improve your attitude and your relationships to make work more enjoyable for you and the people around you. This works with customers, bosses and peers. We can also look at new skills you may want to get to expand into new roles and careers.

Neal Winblad, MFT
Career Counselor

Neal Winblad, MFT

Marriage, Family Therapist

In 94588 - Nearby to Stanford.

Life is short. Going to a job everyday that you hate is a good way to waste it. Knowing what job is right for you is not easy. You really need to look at who you are and what you want from life. Getting to know who you are, and not who your parents, spouse, or children think you are is one of life's most difficult challenges. What I love doing most is helping people discover who they really are. But, once you know who you are and what you want to do, you also need to develop a reasonable transition plan to get from here to there. This takes a grounded and realistic approach in additon to liberating your creative juices. Being both a visionary and an engineer, I can help you master both.

Donald Dufford, Ph.D. Director
Career Counselor

Donald Dufford, Ph.D. Director

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 95124 - Nearby to Stanford.

Are you stressed or anxious about work? Struggling with career issues? Donald Dufford, Ph.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Director of Anxiety Treatment Services can help you gain clarity, composure and confidence in your career. Dr. Dufford has over 25 years experience and provides specific tools and techniques within a caring, supportive environment for personal insight and change. Please call now for a free 10 minute phone consultation.

Philip Kolba, MA LCPC NCC
Career Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA LCPC NCC

Psychotherapist

In 94040 - Nearby to Stanford.

Careers are integral to the identities of many people, while for others careers are simply means for attaining a happy life. Whether you’re developing your first career or looking to switch careers, I use a combination of assessment batteries and counseling to explore my clients’ goals, preferences, and aptitudes to identify their career path and develop a plan for achieving it.



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Stanford is located in Santa Clara County, California. It has a land area of 2.73 square miles and a water area of 0.04 square miles.  The population of Stanford is 13,506 people with 3,147 households and a median annual income of $49,375. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Stanford, CA

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While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in Stanford, with proper budgeting, it is entirely do-able and the risk/reward is worth it. For some families, it may be difficult to sustain a commitment to therapy without proper insurance coverage. If this is you, ask your therapist about low cost options as practitoners in and around Stanford may have flexibility or sliding scales. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Stanford public health department.