Professional Counseling in San Francisco, CA

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Laurie Chandler, MA

LMFT 86949
Phone & Email:  Connect With Laurie

416 Fair Oaks St., Ste. 414A, San Francisco, CA 94110


Therapy helps you digest and move through issues. You can explore symptoms, emotions, and relationships to find meaning, joy and vitality. Therapy provides support, insight, clarity and a deeper experience of life. Learn about your inner world in weekly therapy sessions

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Stress / depression / anxiety
  • Career / Life purpose
  • Grief / Loss / Loneliness
  • Finding passion
  • Relationship and communication
  • Work conflict and burnout

Sandra Amat, MFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist
Phone & Email:  Connect With Sandra

2171 Union Street #6, San Francisco, CA 94123


I am an experienced therapist helping people have better relationships with themselves and other people. When there's a healthy connection with the self, there's a deeper and healthier connection in relationship. I use a holistic (mind, body, spirit) approach.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Relationship, Dating, Marriage
  • Intimacy & Closeness Issues
  • Empowerment & Self Esteem
  • Anxiety, Depression, Panic
  • Life Transitions
  • Healing Past Hurts & PTSD
  • Grief & Loss
  • Emotional Support Animal
Therapy Coupon Available

Erika Shershun, MA, MFTI

Somatic Psychotherapist
Phone & Email:  Connect With Erika

465 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94104


Seeking therapy is a courageous act. I'm dedicated to making the process as comfortable as possible while supporting your movement from psychological & physical patterns that no longer serve you toward embodying a fuller more creative self expression and satisfying life

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Sexual Abuse & Trauma Survivors
  • PTSD
  • Overwhelm, Worry, Anxiety
  • Self-Compassion, Self-Agency
  • Somatic (body mind) Integration
  • Identity Exploration, LGBTQ
  • Artists and Performers
  • Family Members Health Issues

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist
Phone & Email:  Connect With Philip

Online Therapist / Coach


Looking for a change? Online counseling is convenient, effective, efficient, and confidential.
Are you fulfilled by your relationships as you deserve to be? I specialize in online relationship counseling for LGBTQ and hetero clients. By examining your life and relationships with a counselor you can increase your capacity for happiness and success.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Relationships
  • Couples
  • Alternative Relationships
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Narcissism
  • Asperger / Spectrum Disorder
  • Tinnitus
Therapy Coupon Available

Dietmar Brinkmann, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Phone & Email:  Connect With Dietmar

2120 Market St #205, San Francisco, CA 94114


Engaging, heart-centered and grounded in the present moment, I am here to support you. I offer effective, goal-oriented therapy for your immediate concerns as well as in-depth therapy to heal emotional wounding and discover with self-compassion who you really are.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Relationship Problems
  • Anxiety, Phobias, Social Anxiety
  • Depression, Self Esteem
  • Addiction, Compulsive Behaviors
  • Healing Trauma and PTSD
  • Career, Work/Life Balance
  • Grief and Loss
  • Chronic Pain
Therapy Coupon Available

Maureen Fiorelli, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist
Phone & Email:  Connect With Maureen

582 Market Street, Suite 312, San Francisco, CA 94104


Have you been feeling depressed, anxious, overwhelmed and alone? Do you find that your mind and emotions control you? Are you stuck in repetitive patterns? I have 17 years of experience helping folks who struggle with these issues.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Eating Disorders
  • Mindfulness
  • Couples
  • Spirituality
  • Relationship issues
  • Body Image Issues

Natalie M. Mills, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist
Phone & Email:  Connect With Natalie M.

870 Market St., Ste. 1055, San Francisco, CA 94102


No matter where it's coming from, feeling stuck in an unsatisfying pattern has a negative impact on your happiness and relationships. Let's find the tools best suited for you to change those patterns.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Relationships
  • Anxiety
  • Infidelity
  • Addiction
  • Conflict Management
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Job/Career Issues
  • Professional Burnout
Therapy Coupon Available

Sylvia Khromina, Psy.D.

Psychotherapist and Relationship Counselor
Phone & Email:  Connect With Sylvia

350 Parnassus Avenue, Suite 601, San Francisco, CA 94117


My working style is warm and empathic, with a focus on building a strong therapeutic relationship, and helping clients gain awareness and acceptance of their truest inner experience. The change process begins quickly and continues in and outside of the therapy room.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Relationship Problems
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Life Transitions
  • Trauma
  • Immigration and Adjustment
  • Self-esteem and self-concept

Julian Redwood, MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
Phone & Email:  Connect With Julian

1944 Fillmore, San Francisco, CA 94115


My name is Julian Redwood and I have over ten years of experience helping people to improve their lives and relationships. Beginning therapy can be a daunting step. Fortunately, therapy does bring real and lasting change for the vast majority of people.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Loneliness
  • Failed Relationships
  • Sexual Difficulties
  • Marriage Issues
  • Parenting & Childbirth
  • Affairs & Infidelity
Therapy Coupon Available

Jayn Rajandran, LMFT, CGE, DTS, MA I/O Psychology

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Phone & Email:  Connect With Jayn

45 Franklin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102


Jayn believes that therapy does not have to be an arduous process. It should be fun when it's filled with an eagerness on the clients' end to get over the hurdle that they are currently facing, so that they can go back out there and enjoy the life meant for them.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • 8 Weeks' Singles Group
  • Couples Therapy, Conflict
  • Dating Issues, Communication
  • Substance Abuse, Alcohol Drugs
  • Depression, Anxiety
  • Mental Health Diagnosis
  • LGBT, Bipolar, Trauma
  • Addiction, alcohol and drugs

Theo Reynolds, RC

Relationship Counselor
Phone & Email:  Connect With Theo

1630 Lombard St., San Francisco, CA 94123


I help individuals and couples from all ethnic, cultural and gender backgrounds. Together we will find ways to help you heal and grow so you can feel more successful, peaceful and happy in your relationships and work. You have ability inside you to heal and grow.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Interracial Couples
  • Polyamorous Couples
  • Traditional Couples
  • Trauma
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Addiction

Daryl Temkin, Daryl Temkin

Ph.D., Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Phone & Email:  Connect With Daryl

Online Therapist / Coach


I strive to provide a nurturing and safe listening and responding environment for you to share your life concerns. My aim is to help discover options and possibilities that can bring hope and encourage successful life steps and liberating choices.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Individual Counseling
  • Marital Counseling
  • Crisis Intervension
  • Anxiety, Stress, Depression
  • Infidelity and Guilt
  • Relationship Communication
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Overcoming Relationship Stress

Jonathan Eli Herrick, jonathan herrick

Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Phone & Email:  Connect With Jonathan

2048 Green St, san francisco, CA


My wife and co-therapist, Barbara Carroll, MA, and I coach motivated couples and individuals to dissolve conflict, improve communication and break through to more conscious, passionate relationship. We help committed clients take responsibility for their part

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Couples Counseling/Coaching
  • Marriage Therapy
  • Relationship Issues
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Trance Work
  • Sexual issues
  • Spiritual direction

Jenny Liu, MEd. MFT. NLP. Confidence Coach

Licensed Therapist & Life Coach, Career Counselor
Phone & Email:  Connect With Jenny

Online Therapist / Coach


Perhaps now is the time to work on un-healed situations from the past so that you can release the pain and move on. Guidance from a counselor can help!The counseling process will lead you to let go of the heavy weights so that you can live your life to the fullest.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Anxiety; Phobia;PTSD
  • ADD,distraction
  • Depression; Stress
  • Relationships;
  • Career; Midlife Crisis
  • Self-esteem, Confidence
  • College Success
  • Spiritual Growth; Identity
Therapy Coupon Available

Cheryl Deaner, LMFT

Cheryl Deaner, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Phone & Email:  Connect With Cheryl

842 Elizabeth Street, San Francisco, CA 94114


Has an important relationship got you down? With the right tools and motivation, you can stop stressing and started living. From our first session I will support you to feel better and develop a plan to start being the person you really want to be. Call today!

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Relationships
  • Codependency
  • Anxiety or Depression
  • Career Concerns
  • Infidelity
  • Substance Abuse
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Grief and Loss

Elizabeth Hayes, Psy.D, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Phone & Email:  Connect With Elizabeth

1195 Valencia Street, Suite 4, San Francisco, CA 94110


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

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Relationships
  • Gender and Sexuality
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Grief and loss
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • LGBTQ Issues
  • Personality Disorders

Judith Wyatt, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Phone & Email:  Connect With Judith

870 Market St., Ste. 968, San Francisco, CA 94102


Honoring your courage and compassion for yourself, you and I define the safest path for you to uncover and work with the feelings in the way of what you want. I adapt my presence, skills and pace to fit your unique needs and life journey.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • work counseling
  • PTSD for past or current events
  • relationship problems
  • grief and depression
  • eating disorders
  • anxiety disorders
  • dissociative disorders
  • attachment disorders

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant
Phone & Email:  Connect With Kevin

San Francisco, CA 94101


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.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Emotional Issues
  • Partner Conflict/Relational
  • Behavior Change
  • Peak Performance
  • Addiction
  • Life Coaching
  • Weight Loss
  • Executive Coaching

Kyle Corsiglia, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Phone & Email:  Connect With Kyle

2171 Union Street, San Francisco, CA 94123


Gain more confidence, clarity, and peace in your life! Use your life's unique challenges as a way to discover your path to greater happiness. I am an experienced, compassionate, and insightful therapist effective in helping my clients to grow and live healthier lives.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Stress, Anxiety, Depression
  • Mid-Life Transitions
  • Grief/Loss
  • Being Single
  • Relationships, Couples
  • Changing Careers
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Happiness Coaching

Myra Bernecker, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Phone & Email:  Connect With Myra

2354 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94115


My name is Myra Bernecker and for the last 16 years, I have helped many children and adults feel more connected in their relationships and happier in their lives. I want to help you too. Call me today 415-354-4241.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Parenting
  • Relationship Issues
  • Grief

Robert Nemerovski, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist
Phone & Email:  Connect With Robert

3628 Sacramento Street, San Francisco, CA 94118


If you are looking for someone to assist you in the therapy process who takes you seriously while being kind and compassionate, and who is skillful, experienced, and easy to talk to, then I may be the right therapist for you. I tailor my approach to your needs & goals.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Anger Management Problems
  • Panic And Anxiety
  • Depression And Loss
  • Teen Problems
  • Men's Issues
  • Relationships Problems
  • Trauma
  • ADHD

Peter Bernhardt, MFT

Marriage Family Therapist
Phone & Email:  Connect With Peter

1197 Valencia, San Francisco, CA 94110


I work with you to develop a safe environment in which you can explore difficult emotions and life events. My goal is to guide you to understand past/present behaviors and feelings in order to create a life that more deeply resonates with you.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Anger Management
  • Mindfulness Training
  • Somatic Awareness
  • Communication Skills
  • Embodied Systems Thinking
  • Men's Groups
  • Couples Counseling
Find A Therapist

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. (2014). Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Retrieved from http://www.nps.gov/goga/index.htm
2. California Healthcare Foundation. (2014). 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. (2012). 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. (2012). Home - MHASF. Retrieved from http://www.mentalhealthsf.org/
5. San Francisco State University. (2014). Counseling Home. Retrieved from http://counseling.sfsu.edu/

Welcome to our network of mental health practitioners and therapists in San Francisco. Our greatest desire at Theravive is that you would find the right qualified help.  Our professionals offer many forms of therapy such as overcoming depression, life coaching, anger management, and marriage counseling. Counselors in San Francisco and credentialed psychotherapists are ready to help.

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