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Rae Mountz, MA
Psychotherapist

Rae Mountz, MA

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94602 - Nearby to Pacifica.

My technique is based in psychodynamic relational-cultural psychotherapy. This means that I hold our relationship, the unconscious process between us, and your personal--experiences, identities, struggles, successes and strengths--in the context of your social-culutral-familiar locations in society. I pay close attention to your unconscious process (the part of your mind you are not aware of but that is affecting your emotions and behaviors) to better understand what your needing to express, feel and work through, in order for healing to take place inside of you and between us.   

Bryan Newman, MA, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Bryan Newman, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94114 - Nearby to Pacifica.

I practice psychotherapy from a engaged, kind and collaborative stance. I have trained in several contemporary and well-researched psychotherapy modalities that are designed to maximize both a sense of safety and trust in the therapy relationship, as well as demonstrative, positive change in a client's life. Many clients who have found previous psychotherapy less than effective for them find that they are able to meet their therapeutic goals in their work with me.

Kyle Corsiglia, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Kyle Corsiglia, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94123 - Nearby to Pacifica.

You will gain more self awareness and practical skills to manage your life better. Whatever your concern, it becomes a vehicle for you to understand and transform outdated thinking and ways of being that may no longer serve you . We will explore the opportunities inherent in your life's circumstances and look for ways for you to be happier, healthier, more confident, and connected. You will discover and learn about yourself, and develop new skills that will help you in all areas of your life.

Chloe Lankshear, M.Ed, Ed.S, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Chloe Lankshear, M.Ed, Ed.S, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 94501 - Nearby to Pacifica.

If you are feeling overwhelmed and are experiencing anxiety, depression, parenting issues or relationship problems, individual psychotherapy can help you by offering a safe place just for you, so you can take a step back from your life, make sense of things, get some clarity, gain coping skills and a different perspective. My approach is to listen to you and treat you as the expert on your own life. I will try to reflect back what I'm hearing, make observations, point out patterns and help you to gain clarity so you can make decisions and take steps that work for you and fit with your priorities and values.

Charis Khoury, MA, MFT
Psychotherapist

Charis Khoury, MA, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94110 - Nearby to Pacifica.

You don't need to do it all alone. And turns out, as more and more brain research is showing us, you're not meant to. Many of our original wounds, with echoes in our current lives, come from past and often early relationships. And while there are many valuable paths to healing, psychotherapy provides a special safe relationship in which these past experiences can be rewired and new aspects of yourself can be discovered or rediscovered. With compassionate reflection, encouragement, and challenge, transformation can happen!

Philip Kolba, MA LMHC NCC
Psychotherapist

Philip Kolba, MA LMHC NCC

Psychotherapist

In 94110 - Nearby to Pacifica.

I provide brief solutions-focused psychotherapy to help clients assess personal and professional functioning, clarify goals, and strengthen social and emotional skills. I specialize in brief online relationship counseling. Online counseling allows clients to seek help as needed, engage in therapy at a schedule that's convenient to them, and keep their counselor as they progress through life. I work with LGBTQ and hetero clients on individual, couple, and alternative relationship concerns. Clients explore issues that impact their professional and personal relationships, including communication, power dynamics, and intimacy. I accept US$ and cryptocurrencies.

Mey Saephan, MS, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Mey Saephan, MS, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94501 - Nearby to Pacifica.

My approach to psychotherapy is a family systems/attachment approach. Knowing when it is safe to approach or avoid someone is learned in your upbringing. Those beliefs and strategies in relating to others may have worked in childhood, but now as an adult, these strategies are no longer working. Each person's way of loving is different. You will learn your love style while I provide you with a caring, nurturing, but challenging presence. I will help you understand your style, teach you new skills, and challenge you to apply those new strategies in relationship with others. I do provide a free consultation, when clients ask me.

Dan Quinn, Psy.D.
Psychotherapist

Dan Quinn, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 94602 - Nearby to Pacifica.

For reasons that are not entirely clear, most people are helped by sitting down with someone who respects them and understands them, and devotes time to listening to them. I practice depth psychotherapy, but I often use very practical approached like cognitive-behavioral therapy, to help my clients get past life obstacles and moving forward in their lives.

Philippe Nicolay, MS, MFT
Psychotherapist

Philippe Nicolay, MS, MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94402 - Nearby to Pacifica.

As a Psychotherapist who has practiced both in Belgium and California I have a keen understanding about how multi-cultural issues such as immigration, culture-shock and re-entry shock can affect a person or relationship. Since each person or relationship is Unique I make use of several therapeutic techniques. I have a wealth of experience helping people with a variety of issues either through the means of individual psychotherapy or couples counseling. Feel free to contact me with any questions you might have or check out my website at: HTTP://PhilippeNicolayMFT.com

Megan Goodwin, Psy.D.
Psychotherapist

Megan Goodwin, Psy.D.

Psychologist

In 94070 - Nearby to Pacifica.

Dr. Goodwin is a Stanford-trained therapist who has experience working with clients experiencing many types of issues. Through the process of therapy, you can develop a better sense of what your life goals are, and how to achieve them. Dr. Goodwin's approach is to help people with this process by using empirically tested interventions, especially those that build a foundation on clients strengths, values, and which builds a stronger sense of compassion for the self and others. Starting therapy often feels like a daunting process, but you have already begun by exploring online. Take the next step and call Dr. Goodwin to discuss how therapy might be able to help you.

Elena Gardella, MFT
Psychotherapist

Elena Gardella, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94611 - Nearby to Pacifica.

Regardless of therapeutic technique, the most important part of psychotherapy is the relationship between client and therapist. Therapy is best when it is collaborative. In my work, I support, and sometimes challenge, you to dig deep, to examine what is working for you, and the ways you are not in alignment with your own vision of health. There are good reasons each of us has come to behave as we do. Even if some of our behaviors or beliefs no longer serve us, or even harm us, it is important that we understand how we came to use certain strategies in order to let them go and choose new ways of being in the world.

Ellie Zarrabian, PhD, CMT
Psychotherapist

Ellie Zarrabian, PhD, CMT

Founder & Spiritual Director

In 94610 - Nearby to Pacifica.

If you are interested in exploring spirituality as a way to deepen or heal your relationships, or to find a career that is more in alignment with your higher calling in life, then Transpersonal counseling can be very helpful for you. I am a spiritually oriented psychologist and I specialize in working with dynamic, professional and spiritually focused women.

Cynthia Cunningham, MFT & Hypnotist
Psychotherapist

Cynthia Cunningham, MFT & Hypnotist

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist & Hypnotist

Available for Online Therapy

I use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, amd Psychodynamic therapy to help clients overcome issues such as low self esteem, anxiety, and depression. I also hypnotize clients who wish to be hypnotized and who are a good candidate dates for this modality. I have specialized training in hypnosis and 11 years of experience with clients. I have been clean and sober for 30 years and smoke free for 29 years. I am also in recovery from compulsive over eating and shopping. I am what some people refer to as a wounded healer which I believe makes me especially empathic and intuitive when working with clients. Text 818 575-9049 today to arrange a FREE 20 MINUTE SESSION

Alex Hoeplinger Patten, M.A., LMFT
Psychotherapist

Alex Hoeplinger Patten, M.A., LMFT

LMFT 98700

In 94704 - Nearby to Pacifica.

My approach is grounded in an existential-humanistic psychology tradition that is inspired by relational and psychodynamic therapeutic philosophies. What this essentially means is that I see my role as your therapist as one that tries to see you in a holistic way through dialogue so that you may better see yourself (your patterns, meaning behind your experience, etc.), and create the person that you want to become through a healthier mindset and future choices.

Elizabeth Hayes, Psy.D, MFT
Psychotherapist

Elizabeth Hayes, Psy.D, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94110 - Nearby to Pacifica.

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 looking to better understand your inner world our work can help you achieve new levels of awareness. My style is warm and non-judgmental. We can work together to uncover and understand how your unique individual life experiences shape how you feel and live. Together we can strive to make meaning, increase awareness, and minimize suffering.

Emily Lyon, PhD
Psychotherapist

Emily Lyon, PhD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 94301 - Nearby to Pacifica.

I see psychotherapy as a process of reflecting on the difficulties in your life in the context of a gradually developing relationship of safety and trust with an understanding therapist. In this relationship you can begin to open up issues and feelings that may have felt too difficult to explore on your own. An experienced therapist will help you to gain new insights on your life, perhaps pointing to areas where growth can occur. Issues that are painful can be addressed as you are ready and can often be resolved by exploring all the complex factors involved. Good psychotherapy will give you a deeper understanding and appreciation of yourself, and the freedom to make new choices.

Mathew Carver, JC Accredited
Psychotherapist

Mathew Carver, JC Accredited

Mental Health Retreatment Center

In 94016 - Nearby to Pacifica.

Barn Life Recovery provides top notch psychotherapy in a very quaint and private setting. Clients are encouraged to take advantage of our long term care options where they benefit from a safe, nurturing community and daily therapy. Clients are immersed in a "retreatment" style setting where they can practice new skills they have learned in recovery.

Todd Harvey, MFT
Psychotherapist

Todd Harvey, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94705 - Nearby to Pacifica.

Healthy relationships make healthy people. Unfortunately, about 50% of our society, while their parents may have loved them dearly, didn't get enough attachment and connection. When this happens, the normal / natural response is depression, anger, excess perfectionism, feeling uncomfortable in your skin, etc. While I may use several modalities, I am always being present and attuning to you in a way that gives you permission to be who you are. My experience is this creates a re-wiring of the "attachment / connecting" neuropathways in your brain. My clients, usually between 6 months and 2 years experience significant emotional shifts that allow them to feel comfortable in their own skin.

Jay Reid, LPCC
Psychotherapist

Jay Reid, LPCC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

In 94104 - Nearby to Pacifica.

I offer psychotherapy for people who have a specific issue they want to address or if there is no clear-cut understanding of the problem but life doesn't feel quite right. I collaborate with my clients to understand what they most would like their lives to feel like. Next, we identify the past and current experiences that may be interfering with living this kind of life. Most importantly we identify the constricting beliefs developed from these experiences and empower them to question these assumptions. Over time, they are able to adopt newer - more self-enhancing - beliefs about life and the world so that a satisfying and meaningful life becomes their reality.

Alice Locke-Chezar, MFT, ATR
Psychotherapist

Alice Locke-Chezar, MFT, ATR

Marriage & Family Therapist, Registered Art Therapist

In 94306 - Nearby to Pacifica.

In my practice I work with children, teens and their families to help them overcome what sometimes is debilitating emotional distress. Whether it's issues around ADHD, Adoption, Anxiety, Autism Spectrum Disorders, or Depression, I work with a number of modalities like art, play and sand play therapy to help the children communicate and learn about the emotions behind their behavior. In a place and time that is only for them, they learn to trust as they learn tools that will eventually help them lead happy and capable lives. I also work with children in groups and with individual adults.

Esther Lerman, M.A., M.F.T.
Psychotherapist

Esther Lerman, M.A., M.F.T.

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94618 - Nearby to Pacifica.

Psychotherapy is a process of entering into a trusting, confidential relationship with a professionally trained therapist to explore your inner and outer conflicts, anxieties, relationship problems and traumas of all kinds, big and small. We all carry around inner voices and experiences from our childhood and youth, as well as from experiences in adulthood, which we are unaware of but have a big impact on our experience of self, other and Life itself. Psychotherapy is a safe place to sort it out and develop more sense of self-confidence, choice and strength. You should feel free to try different therapists and kind of therapy to see what feels right to you and trust your intuition.

Ellis Edmunds, Psy.D.
Psychotherapist

Ellis Edmunds, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 94618 - Nearby to Pacifica.

Are you feeling depressed or anxious? Does it feel like your mind is constantly worrying? Do you beat yourself up too much? Psychotherapy can help. You can learn how to slow down your anxious mind so you can sleep better at night. You can start talking to yourself with care and love, and be more accepting of yourself just as you are. And you can understand your strengths and values to live a meaningful life. Contact me today for a free 15 minute consultation.

Philip Rahm, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Philip Rahm, Ph.D.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94025 - Nearby to Pacifica.

Are you having trouble finding constructive ways to deal with problems or issues in your life? Are those problems or issues causing you a great deal of pain that persists for more than a few days? For most people, psychotherapy can be extremely helpful when one is grappling with a life, relationship or work issue, or a specific mental health concern. With over 26 years of experience, I offer a collaborative psychotherapy that is pragmatic, problem-solving and goal-oriented. If you have a strong desire to change and are willing to alter those aspects of your life that are no longer working for you, psychotherapy with a skilled and experienced psychotherapist will enhance your life.

Christi Lindsay, PsyD
Psychotherapist

Christi Lindsay, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Available for Online Therapy

Psychotherapy is not anything to be scared of, or intimidated about. Seeking out a therapist or being in therapy isn't an admission of weakness or some kind of character flaw. Therapy is a collaborative process and a partnership with someone who is trained in and experienced with facilitating personal growth. And in this process, you are in the driver's seat. Our minds and emotions and relationships involve complicated machinery just like our bodies do and in the same way a medical doctor helps you stay physically healthy, Psychotherapy is designed to help you be and stay mentally and socially strong, and continually in a position to take on life's many challenges as your best self.

Jill Kane, Psy.D.
Psychotherapist

Jill Kane, Psy.D.

Psychologist

In 94901 - Nearby to Pacifica.

Psychotherapy is a great tool to help you understand yourself better. Everybody can benefit from the self-knowledge that psychotherapy brings. With insight, understanding and humor you can live the life you want without the stumbling blocks the unexamined life brings. Psychotherapy can help you reveal the unconscious process that motivates and defines you. Self understanding is the key to making the good decisions that lead to a happy and fulfilled life.



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Pacifica is located in San Mateo County, California. It has a land area of 12.66 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Pacifica is 39,260 people with 14,101 households and a median annual income of $100,193. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Pacifica, CA

Very Affordable

Booking a weekly counseling session with a licensed therapist in Pacifica is not a large financial issue for the majority of people in this area. Sustaining a commitment to mental health treatment is easily accessible for the average family, but ask your therapist if there are any concerns as many will accept insurance or even offer sliding scale fees. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Pacifica public health department.