Counseling in San Francisco, CA. Find the Right Therapist.

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


Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

San Francisco, California 94101 | 1-877-606-6161

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.

Natalie M. Mills, LMFT

Natalie M. Mills, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

870 Market St. Ste. 1055, San Francisco, California 94102 | 4157945243

I recognize how daunting it is to look for a therapist. My approach to the work is collaborative, warm and inquisitive mixed with good humor. I help clients find their way back to well-being with a renewed sense of resilience.

Taylor Wikel, MA, LMFT

Taylor Wikel, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

Coming to therapy can be a vulnerable experience, which is why I aim to provide a safe, supportive, empathetic and nonjudgmental environment. Whether you are struggling with anxiety, depression or trauma, I will help you recognize your strengths in order to overcome you

Zlatena Theodore, PsyD

Zlatena Theodore, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

San Francisco, California 94104 | 6502753094

The path to wellness can be challenging as your mental, emotional, and physical experiences all play a role in your overall welfare. I actively focus on the intersection between health and behavior to help optimize your well-being.

Elizabeth Hayes, Psy.D, MFT

Elizabeth Hayes, Psy.D, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

1195 Valencia Street, Suite 4, San Francisco, California 94110 | 415-820-1681

Finding a therapist that you connect with can be a daunting task. Making connections is one of my strengths. I have the utmost respect for each person seeking therapy and for the therapeutic process itself. Whether you are struggling, going through a transition, or look

Friendship House

56 Julian Avenue, San Francisco, California

The mission of Friendship House is to promote healing and wellness in the American Indian community by providing a continuum of substance abuse prevention, treatment, and recovery services that integrate traditional American Indian healing practices and evidence-based substance abuse treatment methods.

UniHealth Counseling and Psychology, LCSW

UniHealth Counseling and Psychology, LCSW

LCSW

3150 18th St., MBOX #202, San Francisco, California 94110 | 510-619-2597

An attentive and supportive environment for your past, present and future. Your storied experiences and the narratives you twin of self in relation to others, life circumstances, and the bonds you share are material and meaningful.

Tatra-Li De La Rosa, MA

Tatra-Li De La Rosa, MA

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

San Francisco, California 94109 | 7075365069

Live the life that's waiting for you! I am here to help you meet the challenges of whatever stage of growth and change you are currently in - with curiosity, compassion and clarity. Whether therapy is for yourself or your relationship, together we can face it and heal.

Sebastian Earl, MA

Sebastian Earl, MA

LMFT

1944 Fillmore St, San Francisco, California 94115 | 415-835-2148

I work with individuals, couples and families. I aim to provide an opportunity for people to grow and heal, in a safe, supportive, non-judgmental and nurturing environment. I work primarily around self-acceptance and helping people become true to themselves.

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

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

Licensed Independent Marriage and Family Therapist Supervisor

Cleveland, Ohio 44113 | (216) 245-7650

LMFT who combines talk, creative arts, and play to address personal hurdles and unspoken pains with my clients. I offer mutually co-created opportunities for change through creative arts therapies because sometimes words aren't enough, no matter your age.

Mathew Carver, JC Accredited

Mathew Carver, JC Accredited

Mental Health Retreatment Center

San Francisco, California 94016 | 7143579988

Our multidisciplinary team specializes in major depressive disorders, generalized anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorders, ADHD, ADD, dissociative disorders and obsessive-compulsive disorders.

San Francisco State University

Psychology Clinic Ethnic Studies and Psychology Building, Room 240, 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, California

The Psychology Clinic at San Francisco State University offers low-fee individual, couple, family, and group psychotherapy to SF State students and members of the Bay Area community. The clinic is staffed by graduate students in clinical psychology, working under the supervision of licensed clinicians.


Our individual session fees typically range from $10- to $50- per session however we do not turn anyone away who is unable to pay. We work with a range of individuals from the student population to the broader community. Child and family psychotherapy is available at no cost.

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!

Jyoti Nadhani, MA, MFT

Jyoti Nadhani, MA, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

San Mateo, California 94403 | 650-761-3137

I'm warm, honest, and empathic. With my calm presence, I provide a non-judgemental space to collaborate with you in overcoming your problems so you can create a fulfilling life. My ultimate goal is to help you develop the inner and outer resources to help yourself.

Marilyn Jhung, MSW, LCSW, Coach

Marilyn Jhung, MSW, LCSW, Coach

Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Psychotherapist

11949 Jefferson Blvd, Suite 106, Culver City, California 90230 | 3107802886

Finding the "right therapist" at the "right time" can make all the diff in preventing a break-up, separation or divorce: Infidelity - Partner Betrayal Trauma Therapist, High-Conflict Couples Therapist; Narcissist Abuse (NA) Recovery Therapist; Narcissistic In-Law

Katelin Hanhart, LCSW LCADC

Katelin Hanhart, LCSW LCADC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Available for Online Therapy

Reaching out for help can be hard; I work on helping to make it a bit easier. My style is non-judgmental, supportive, and validating, while also being honest and direct. I look forward to hearing about how I can support you in your therapy process.


Related Sites:
City of San Francisco
California Board of Behavioral Sciences

Therapy San Francisco California

Counseling Richmond District, North Beach, Ocean View, San Francisco Sunset Disctrict, Sausalito

San Francisco California is one of the most famous cities in the world, and is known for its architecture and earthquakes. Some of the more famous landmarks include the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island, the cable cars, Coit Tower and Chinatown. Most people have heard of the song "I Left My Heart in San Francisco," which makes the city and New York the only cities with well-known songs written about them. The Golden Gate Bridge National Recreation Area is a beautiful place to picnic and enjoy the view of one of the great engineering feats of all time.1 Alcatraz Island is another famous landmark found in San Francisco. Families can tour the island as well as the jail, where several famous movies have been filmed.

Mental Health in San Francisco

San Francisco has one of the lowest per capita rates of serious mental illness in California at just 3.5 percent. The region also has one of the largest concentrations of psychiatrists in the state.2 However, over 12 percent of the city's residents live in poverty. Nearly 11 percent of San Franciscans have a substance abuse problem and 22 percent have used in illicit drug in the last year - rates far higher than the national average.3

The Mental Health Association of San Francisco (MHASF) takes on the responsibility of educating the public about mental health issues and advocating on behalf of those who live with mental illness and chemical dependency. A primary goal of the organization is to increase access to quality, affordable mental health care that provides compassionate solutions for those in need. Additionally, the organization seeks to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness by advancing mental health practices that are built upon a foundation of dignity and respect. For further information about MHASF, please call 415-421-2926.4

Current Education

The San Francisco area has many educational options for people who wish to enter the behavioral health field as a practitioner. San Francisco State University is just one school that offers programs to prepare individuals for mental health work. Their master's degree programs in counseling, rehabilitation counseling, and marriage, family, and child counseling provide students with an excellent foundation of best practices in counseling, an appreciation for multiculturalism, and a broad skillset to serve those in need. Graduates of the program are eligible to sit for the National Counselor Exam and are additionally eligible for licensure by the Board of Behavioral Sciences of California. Further information about the programs offered at San Francisco State is available by calling 415-338-2005.5


References

1. National Park Service. (2017). Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Retrieved from http://www.nps.gov/goga/index.htm
2. California Healthcare Foundation. (2017). Mapping the Gaps - Mental Health in California. Retrieved from http://www.chcf.org/publications/2013/07/data-viz-mental-health
3. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2016). Substance Abuse and Mental Disorders in the San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont MSA. Retrieved from http://www.samhsa.gov/data/NSDUHMetroBriefReports/NSDUH-Metro-San-Francisco.pdf
4. Mental Health Association of San Francisco. (2016). Home - MHASF. Retrieved from http://www.mentalhealthsf.org/
5. San Francisco State University. (2017). Counseling Home. Retrieved from http://counseling.sfsu.edu/

San Francisco is located in San Francisco County, California. It has a land area of 46.89 square miles and a water area of 184.99 square miles.  The population of San Francisco is 864,816 people with 353,287 households and a median annual income of $81,294. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for San Francisco, CA

Mostly Affordable

Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in San Francisco 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 San Francisco public health department.