Counseling in Portola Valley, CA. Find the Right Therapist.

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


Elizabeth Essner, LCSW

Elizabeth Essner, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 95008 - Nearby to Portola Valley.

As a therapist, I honor and respect the courage that it takes to seek help. I provide a supportive and nonjudgemental environment in which you can safely explore your feelings, thoughts, and emotions. I believe every person has the potential for change.

Peter Cellarius, LMFT

Peter Cellarius, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 95030 - Nearby to Portola Valley.

When human beings encounter trauma or the stressors of life, they can get stuck. Lives can unravel. My passion is to bring healing to people who are troubled, hurting, or anxious. I work with couples, individuals, and families. I help my clients grow and develop.

Janice Shapiro, LMFT

Janice Shapiro, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 95008 - Nearby to Portola Valley.

I am a marriage and family therapist who has had many successful years helping individuals, couples and families achieve their dreams of living happy, fulfilling and productive lives. We work together: you are the expert on your life; I am the expert on relationships.

Ginger Martire, Ph.D.

Ginger Martire, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 95070 - Nearby to Portola Valley.

Silicon Valley can be an awesome place to live and work... It can also be extremely stressful. You may be feeling burned out, stressed, worried and unhappy. Running on empty catches up to you sooner or later. You can feel like you once did, full of LIFE and PASSION.

Christi Lindsay, PsyD

Christi Lindsay, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Available for Online Therapy

I love working with people and helping them grow, overcome obstacles, and discover themselves. I am here to help you with whatever you are struggling with - to help you feel better and be more settled and in control of your life and your future.

Nancy Wesson, Ph.D. MFT

Nancy Wesson, Ph.D. MFT

Psychologist and Licensed Marriage and Family Counselor

In 94043 - Nearby to Portola Valley.

I am committed to helping people find closeness and loving relationships even if they have not had this before. I do this by making it easier for couples and individuals to talk openly about themselves and to reach out and take risks to find what they need.

Robin Bates-Pualuan, MS, LMFT, LPCC

Robin Bates-Pualuan, MS, LMFT, LPCC

Marriage & Family Therapist, Professional Clinical Counselor

In 95008 - Nearby to Portola Valley.

When you’re struggling with difficult feelings, it can feel like there’s no way to get relief. I provide a safe, non-judgmental space for you to explore what’s happening in your life, and I will help guide you toward ways to actively create the change you seek.

Anny Papatheodorou, MA, MA, MSc

Anny Papatheodorou, MA, MA, MSc

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

I strive to practice with depth, heartfelt curiosity, integrity and humility. You can think of me as a guide in your inner quest to seek a more meaningful sense of self, sense of relationship with others, sense of community, and sense of being in the world around us.

Daniel Davis, M.A., LMFT

Daniel Davis, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 95050 - Nearby to Portola Valley.

***Online Therapy Available*** Life may be difficult... but you CAN learn to become more resilient, better cope and adapt, and create the relationships and life you desire and deserve!

Jason Esswein, M.S., LMFT

Jason Esswein, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 95070 - Nearby to Portola Valley.

Are you ready to better understand yourself and identify your goals, resolve the challenges you face, and create the relationships and life you desire? Begin your journey today with a 15-minute, $50 consultation.

Ross Kellogg, LMFT

Ross Kellogg, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 95050 - Nearby to Portola Valley.

I provide the knowledge and skills necessary to create the therapy experience you are looking for. Together we will uncover the clarity you need and translate insight into action. Please reach out today to schedule a free consultation to discuss your needs.

Carol Jaron, MS, MFT, CHT

Carol Jaron, MS, MFT, CHT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94401 - Nearby to Portola Valley.

My role is understanding you and what you want to have happen in your life, your mind, emotions and senses that feels calming, clearing, towards getting through what you face. Are you stressed, frustrated; in emotional turmoil? I want to be there for you and assist!

Donald Dufford, Ph.D. Director

Donald Dufford, Ph.D. Director

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 95124 - Nearby to Portola Valley.

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.

Alice Locke-Chezar, MFT, ATR

Alice Locke-Chezar, MFT, ATR

Marriage & Family Therapist, Registered Art Therapist

In 94306 - Nearby to Portola Valley.

Palo Alto Parenting Solutions is a specialty practice that helps children who are having difficulty with behavior, emotions and socializing. We work with the whole family to find compassionate and caring solutions so you can see your child happy and capable.

June Timberlake, MA, LMFT, DCEP

June Timberlake, MA, LMFT, DCEP

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

In 94560 - Nearby to Portola Valley.

My passion is in getting quickly to the core and releasing what's blocking a person from living in alignment with their purpose. I am Certified in EMDR Trauma Release therapy and an Energy Psychology Diplomat treating negative beliefs with Emotional Freedom Technique.

Barbara Pannoni, M.A., LMFT

Barbara Pannoni, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94024 - Nearby to Portola Valley.

I would be honored to join your journey to a happier, more authentic life. I provide a safe and nurturing space in which to explore your concerns, heal from what is hurting you, and grow into the full and satisfying life that is waiting for you.

Annette Barnett, MA, AMFT119490

Annette Barnett, MA, AMFT119490

Associate Marriage & Family Therapist

In 95112 - Nearby to Portola Valley.

NEW ZOOM CLASS on healthy relationships - more info in my bio! FIRST CLASS FREE! FREE in-depth communication guidelines at my website. Couples and family therapy LIGHTS ME UP:)! I am a relationship specialist utilizing EFT, PACT, NVC & more

Mark Mouro, MA, LMFT

Mark Mouro, MA, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 95125 - Nearby to Portola Valley.

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (110877) working with individuals and couples. I have specialized training in couples counseling and was previously a therapist on staff at The Couples Institute in Menlo Park.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 94023 - Nearby to Portola Valley.

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.

The Camp Recovery Center

The Camp Recovery Center

In 95066 - Nearby to Portola Valley.

For over three decades, The Camp Recovery Center has been providing transformative detox, rehab, and outpatient services for adults and adolescents who are seeking to defeat addictions to drugs and/or alcohol.

Shereen Mohsen, Psy.D.

Shereen Mohsen, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 95128 - Nearby to Portola Valley.

I work closely with my clients to develop healthy relationships with others, realize their potential and lead a fulfilled life. My compassionate approach creates a safe and welcoming environment -- for teens and adults -- where positive change occurs.

Joann Riggio, M.S., M.A. LMFT

Joann Riggio, M.S., M.A. LMFT

LIcensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94402 - Nearby to Portola Valley.

I provide a safe, compassionate, and peaceful setting to help you through your healing journey. I have successfully helped clients work through trauma using EMDR as well as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy methods. In addition, I help couples better engage & communicate.

Verna Nelson, MA, LMFT

Verna Nelson, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 95032 - Nearby to Portola Valley.

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.

Philippe Nicolay, MS, MFT

Philippe Nicolay, MS, MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94402 - Nearby to Portola Valley.

Throughout my career I have developed expertise in several psychotherapy-modalities. I am confident that my years of practice in Belgium as well as in California can be of service to you, in overcoming obstacles, or assimilating experiences, along life’s way.

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

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

WELL COACHED LIFE| GRIT Kids Coaching

Available for Online Therapy

Providers in our practice 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.



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Portola Valley is located in San Mateo County, California. It has a land area of 9.09 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Portola Valley is 4,594 people with 1,859 households and a median annual income of $185,234. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Portola Valley, CA

No Financial Burden

Professional, private counseling in Portola Valley is extremely affordable for nearly everyone. This area ranks among the top of income earners for the entire nation and therfore hiring a therapist is not a financial issue for most people living here. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Portola Valley public health department.