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Jenny Forman, Ph.D
Psychotherapist

Jenny Forman, Ph.D

Clinical Psychologist

In 94925 - Nearby to Pacifica.

I enjoy providing psychotherapy to help others gain greater clarity about their challenges and take next steps towards their personal growth and development. I provide short-term therapy targeted at addressing one or two issues, as well as long-term therapy to address several challenges that may be impacting many aspects of one's life. I emphasize creating a safe and caring environment in which confidentiality is of utmost importance. My clients often benefit from psychotherapy by developing greater clarity, empowerment, resiliency, compassion, connectedness within themselves and in their relationship with others, self-confidence, and effectiveness in handling difficult life situations.

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.

Carol Jaron, MS, MFT, CHT
Psychotherapist

Carol Jaron, MS, MFT, CHT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94401 - Nearby to Pacifica.

Entering psychotherapy can provide and rich and healing journey of understanding of yourself and moving past stuck places right now and from times earlier in your life. I am delighted to be your guide in this powerful process that can get you through old trauma, gently move you forward from belefs and behaviors that feel toxic or unnatural to your mind and body, and bring your thoughts, emotions and physical self into a healthier place. Some individuals benefit from discovering origins of where their struggles came from, understanding and clearing that, and others get a lot out of adding ways of moving in new directions inside and outside right here and now. Relief can be enjoyed!

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.

John Snyder, Psy.D.
Psychotherapist

John Snyder, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 94117 - Nearby to Pacifica.

I help men and teens who are struggling with emotional pain, transform their lives. More than a decade's worth of focus on men's issues has taught me that men can experience and express emotion differently than women. In addition to my role as a psychotherapist, I am also Research Director at the San Francisco Psychotherapy Research Group, where I study the processes that lead to effective psychotherapy. My combined clinical and research background means that I am very aware of the most current and effective methods in psychotherapy, allowing me to utilize a warm, compassionate, and scientifically-informed approach to help my clients achieve the maximum benefits possible.

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.

Zlatena Theodore, PsyD
Psychotherapist

Zlatena Theodore, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 94104 - Nearby to Pacifica.

Most of us want to take better care of ourselves, we just do not know where to start. Coming to therapy is the first step you can take to learn how to cope with stress, recover from tough situations, and live a meaningful life. I approach therapy with an integrative cognitive behavioral style and can help you identify and change the troubling thoughts, habits and behaviors that are holding you back from feeling like 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.

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!

Brian Jones, AMFT
Psychotherapist

Brian Jones, AMFT

Brian La Roy Jones, Associate Marriage & Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

Are you interested in getting relief and finding solutions? Would you like to feel good about your life and relationships? I use empirical research and science across multiple disciplines to show clients just like you how you can get real-world, tangible, time-tested, and long-lasting, results that lead to optimal mental and relational health. Mental and relational health is not just a reduction in symptoms and problems. Instead, they are increases in self-control and empowerment, as well as acceptance, freedom, kindness, compassion, safety, and understanding - for yourself and others.

Ellie Zarrabian, PhD, CMT
Psychotherapist

Ellie Zarrabian, PhD, CMT

Mental Health Advisor / Coach / Healer

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.

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

John Kane, AMFT, APCC
Psychotherapist

John Kane, AMFT, APCC

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

In laymen's terms, psychotherapy is the opportunity to talk about and process your problems or challenges with a trained therapist. Sometimes, we don't need someone to try to fix our problems for us, which is what most of our friends try to do when we talk about them. Sometimes we need someone who will listen and be a sounding board so we can think through and process for ourselves. I want to support you with your goals and your needs and we can make a therapy plan (psychotherapy or other types) that you feel will best suit your needs. Most importantly, I provide that safe environment for you to be able to be vulnerable, talk about, and process whatever is on your heart and in your mind.

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

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

Licensed Independent Marriage and Family Therapist Supervisor

Available for Online Therapy

Therapy is not a one size fits all experience. Though I extensively trained to understand specific theories of practice, I utilize a "prescriptive" approach. This means I will adapt to your needs in treatment. I provide play therapy, drama therapy, and experiential creative arts therapies, but plenty of my clients also utilize "talk therapy" just as much. Therapy is co-created, it is relational, and it is in the therapeutic relationship where we seek personal growth to apply outside the therapy room. I work with children, adolescents, and adult individual clients, frequently female identified, LGBTIQ+ adults, adults with creative blocks, and adults burnt out about their work.

Jenny Liu, MEd. MFT. NLP. Confidence Coach
Psychotherapist

Jenny Liu, MEd. MFT. NLP. Confidence Coach

Online Therapist & Coach, Online Career Counselor

In 91301 - Nearby to Pacifica.

FRUSTRATED AND STRESSED OUT? Not happy in a relationship? Suffering from anxiety or depression? Unsure where to go from here? Looking for some solution to a complicated issue? I can help! In therapy, you can work through your inner conflicts, feelings of sadness, anger, guilt, and move on to clarity, decisiveness, peace and empowerment. I am interested in your journey to a better life. Call me for a free telephone consultation session.

Annette Barnett, MA, AMFT119490
Psychotherapist

Annette Barnett, MA, AMFT119490

Associate Marriage & Family Therapist

In 94501 - Nearby to Pacifica.

GET HELP NOW! ZOOM CLASS on healthy relationships. Wed, Feb. 9th - continues for 10 weeks. $5 to $20/class! See website for all details. Psychotherapy can be an incredibly powerful tool for improving many different areas of ones life. Clients can overcome depression, anxiety, difficult relationships, work issues, lack of self-esteem, grief, anger & so much more. Understanding how to get from these challenges to a better place is no easy task. Utilizing the education & experience of a therapist can help you understand what happened in your childhood that's affecting you now, how your brain got wired & how you can change.

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

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

WELL COACHED LIFE| GRIT Kids Coaching

In 94027 - Nearby to Pacifica.

I work with an entire person--the mind, emotions, body, spirit, relationships. I offer an alternative approach to traditional psychotherapy because sometimes we are stuck beyond our thoughts. I believe we are often stuck beyond how we think about something, but by how our body holds and remembers the experiences. After all, we feel the anxiety in our chest, shoulders or stomach. When we are depressed, we struggle to move, sleep, concentrate etc. I work to remove the block from wherever it is stuck. My clients come to me after years of ineffective therapy. They are looking for more than talking about their struggles or identifying how they think about them in favor of a change in living.

Natalie M. Mills, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Natalie M. Mills, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94102 - Nearby to Pacifica.

Feeling stuck in a cycle that is causing you pain or a lack of fulfillment leaves you open to increased stress, followed by more pain and lack of fulfillment. This puts a strain on your relationships and your sense of well-being. Maybe you feel stuck in addiction, depression, anxiety, a relationship you want to change, a job that doesn't satisfy you anymore. Maybe you have specific ways of interacting with people that you find doesn't serve you anymore- yelling, arguing, passivity, keeping your guard up. We explore your patterns, your symptoms and the reasons they were useful to you. I will teach you knew ways of managing your emotions and ways to diminish patterns that no longer serve you.

Rawna Romero, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Rawna Romero, LMFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

In 94501 - Nearby to Pacifica.

We are all born with the capacity for joy and love, but sometimes, as adults, we forget the wondrous sense of possibility or dreams we once had for our lives. Psychotherapy can help you reconnect with yourself and your hopes and aspirations for your life. It can also help you: (1) Develop more awareness about your needs (2) Express yourself more openly and authentically (3) Understand the ways your childhood impacts your experience of yourself as an adult (4) Cope with circumstances such as loss, illness, disability, anxiety, depression, parenting, marriage, aging, care-giving or conflicts in the workplace. If you would like to discuss your needs, please call me at 415-533-9724.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 94010 - Nearby to Pacifica.

James Hillman once said, "We've had a hundred years of psychotherapy and the world is getting worse." While there are many occasions where the validation and listening endemic to psychotherapy makes sense, there are times where we over assume that "feeling better" and "changing behavior" are the same. Grey Matters International, Inc. goes after the forgotten brain laws to behavior change that therapists miss when processing hours and hours of dialogues with people. Utilizing a cutting edge technology to facilitate the emotional process of change, we can make the therapy process way more effective, faster, and with less money spent. Contact kevin@kevinflemingphd.com or 877-606-6161.

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

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

LIcensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94402 - Nearby to Pacifica.

With compassion, I provide a safe and peaceful place to heal. I help my clients recognize their true potential while helping them overcome their emotional difficulties. I use Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, which has a strong basis in science, to overcome depression, anxiety, and a wide range of challenges. Recognizing that past trauma can often create roadblocks to achieving one's greatest potential, I chose to get trained n Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). This method has allowed me to help expedite the healing process from past traumas and deep emotional wounds that once caused them to feel stuck and helpless.

Sebastian Earl, MA
Psychotherapist

Sebastian Earl, MA

LMFT

In 94115 - Nearby to Pacifica.

I work primarily around self-acceptance, learning how to achieve intimacy and breaking free of conditioning. My experience is that this work helps to heal trauma/ PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder), depression, low self-esteem, addictions (alcohol/drugs/sex) and anxiety. I do this work with individuals, couples, families and adolescents. My approach is holistic, meaning that I work with the mind, body and spirit. I also welcome those who simply want the added flexibility good therapy can achieve, enabling them to live fuller, richer, happier lives.

Philip Kolba, MA LCPC NCC
Psychotherapist

Philip Kolba, MA LCPC 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.

Tatra-Li De La Rosa, MA
Psychotherapist

Tatra-Li De La Rosa, MA

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94109 - Nearby to Pacifica.

Psychotherapy is one tool of many that we might use to help us to heal the past, make changes in the present or to realign ourselves to manifest more of our gifts and talents. I have over 10 years of working with clients to transform their lives and feel that with support, kindness, clarity and compassion (with a hefty dose of curiosity!) we can come to love and accept ourselves as we truly are, even when the costs are high. Sometimes we have deep inner conflicts that feel impassable and in my years of experience helping clients to work through this and many other types of struggles, I have seen the power of therapy to heal pain and trauma and use them as gifts of empowerment and freedom.

UniHealth Counseling and Psychology, LCSW
Psychotherapist

UniHealth Counseling and Psychology, LCSW

LCSW

In 94110 - Nearby to Pacifica.

Our approach to psychotherapy focuses on your past, present and future. In doing so, we explore your storied experiences, and your relationship to those narratives. Through dialogue, we support healthy self-talk, healthy habits for mind and body, reflection and mindfulness on what you could do in response to situations and circumstances, and explore the values and attributions you place on the decisions you make. We consider psychotherapy as an individualized process, tailored for each client based on specific circumstances and life goals. Our approach centers on an attentive and supportive environment for positive healthy change.


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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.