Counseling in Petaluma, CA. Find the Right Therapist.

Safe, effective, and caring. Affordable therapists near you in Petaluma, California will help you make the changes you want.

Sid Aaronson, Ph.D., MFT

Sid Aaronson, Ph.D., MFT

Ph.D, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

920 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa, California 95401 | (707) 544-9000

Are you depressed or anxious about your relationship? When you try discussing something, do you end up arguing instead? Or do you avoid each other altogether, afraid of provoking a fight? Has there been an affair? Have you lost the intimacy you once had? We Can Help

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

At Home or Private Discreet Intensives

Grey Matters Intl & Dr. Kevin Fleming(cited expert for NY Times, CNN, Fortune, Sporting News)is all about bold thinking & neuroscience innovation in getting mood/behavior change when shrinking,feel good self-help, and pills aren't cutting it. Indiv/couples/family.

Vanessa Hughes, MA, SEP

Vanessa Hughes, MA, SEP

Alternative and Integrated Practitioner | GRIT Kids Coaching

Available for Online Therapy

I practice alternative approaches to emotional healing and wellness because traditional psychotherapy isn’t for everyone. I integrate an individual’s body, mind, and spirit/spirituality because sometimes we are stuck in one or all of these vital areas of our experience.

Olympia House

11207 Valley Ford Rd., Petaluma, California

At Sonoma Recovery Services’ Olympia House Program, we work to treat the whole person - mind, body, and spirit - not just the addiction. Our integrated approach is based on the philosophy that treatment isn’t something that happens to you; instead, you are an active participant.

Jill Kane, Psy.D.

Jill Kane, Psy.D.


320 Western Avenue, Petaluma, California 94952 | 415-860-6070

I know how hard it can be to ask for help. I provide a safe and comfortable environment for you to come in and share what is troubling you. I will work collaboratively with you to help you achieve your goals, utilizing psychodynamic and cognitive-behavioral therapies.

Donald Wallach,  M.A., LPCC, LMFT

Donald Wallach, M.A., LPCC, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

222 Weller Street #205, Petaluma, California 94952 | 707-583-2305

• Are you falling out of love with your partner? • Are you fighting and arguing too much of the time? • Have hurtful past events damaged the trust between you and your partner? • Are there painful communication problems in your relationship? •Did the romance disappe

John Kane, AMFT, APCC

John Kane, AMFT, APCC

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

Life is hard and everyone has to deal with suffering and challenges. But you do not need to go through things alone. I provide a safe and understanding environment for you to grow and face any challenge you need or want to process or overcome! Accepting new clients!

Related Sites:
City Of Petaluma
California Board of Behavioral Sciences

Therapist Petaluma California

Counseling Haystack, San Antonio, Penngrove, Lakeville, Burdell, Gnoss Field

Petaluma is located in the western state of California and has a plethora of attractions geared toward family fun. Here you are sure to find something for children, teenagers, and adults. The Petaluma Museum has a wide variety of exhibits and is highly educational. Another great attraction in Petaluma is the Cinnabar Theater, which provides quick access to several theatrical performances throughout the year. Be sure to check out the calendar of events to get tickets to the next big show. To meet your recreational needs, Shollenberger Park is located along the city's river, conveniently near the Visitors Center. Here you can enjoy everything from walking trails to wildlife viewing.1 Double Decker Lanes is one of the bowling alleys located nearby. Grab your children and teenagers and venture down to this attraction for a nice friendly game.

Mental Health in Petaluma

Petaluma and Sonoma County residents as a whole are overwhelmingly white. However, the Hispanic population is quickly growing and now represents over 22 percent of the county's population. Sonoma County is also one of the wealthiest in California, with an average annual income over $60,000 per year. However, research shows that low-income and minority populations are more likely to suffer from mental illness.2 With the minority and poor populations growing in the county, the need for improved access to quality healthcare is becoming increasingly important.

The Sonoma County Department of Health Services oversees a number of programs that seek to address the mental health issues facing the residents of Petaluma and the surrounding communities. The department trains law enforcement officers in appropriate methods to interact with someone with a mental illness. Additionally, the department has implemented prevention and intervention programs to help youth successfully transition into adulthood. The county also operates a mental health crisis hotline for those in a mental health emergency. More information about the programs offered by the Department of Health Services, call 707-565-6900.3

Current Education

The University of Southern California offers a graduate online degree program in social work that fits the needs of people who seek to serve their community in mental health field. The online program means students don't have to move from their community in order to advance their education. Field experiences give students on-the-job training in their local communities. The USC online program is fully accredited and is ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the best programs in the nation. Graduates are eligible for licensure in California. For further information about the program, call 1-877-700-4MSW.4


1. City of Petaluma. (2017). Shollenberger Park. Retrieved from
2. Sonoma County Department of Health Services. (2008). Sonoma County Health Snapshot. Retrieved from
3. Sonoma County Department of Health Services. (2017). Mental Health Programs. Retrieved from
4. The University of Southern California. (2017). USC Social Work Virtual Academic Center. Retrieved from

Petaluma is located in Sonoma County, California. It has a land area of 14.38 square miles and a water area of 0.10 square miles.  The population of Petaluma is 60,438 people with 21,616 households and a median annual income of $80,276. .

Therapy Affordability Meter for Petaluma, CA

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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Petaluma for the average family. While sustaining a commitment to therapy is usually not an issue, if mental health treatment feels like a burden please ask your counselor about accepted insurance plans or sliding scale fees. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Petaluma public health department.