Cognitive Behavioral (CBT) Therapists in Half Moon Bay, CA

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Allison Baumann
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MA, PPS
Verified
Verified
By using modalities that are rooted in Mindfulness (MBSR), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy ( CBT ), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Motivational Interviewing (MI), I use a holistic approach tailored to what is best for each individual client.
Therapy is a courageous act to process the areas where we feel stuck in our lives. With gentle support and guidance, we can truly heal our wounds and thrive. I support clients by finding healthy ways to cope with emotions and offer tools rooted in neuroscience to promote our own mental wellness. I specialize in working with adults and adolescents struggling with anxiety and depression, relationships, and social/emotional issues interfering with work/school. Using a compassionate and honest approach, I work collaboratively with my clients to help reduce suffering and create positive changes in their lives.
(650) 285-5914
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Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
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$180 (individual)$200 (couples)
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Dr. Jerry Bakka, Clinical Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Verified
With psychodynamic work, I combine Cognitive -Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness work and EMDR to make therapy a supportive and empathetic space for growth.
**Please see DrJerryBakka.com for more information. Therapy is a collaboration with my clients to ensure a safe, non-judgmental place to explore feelings, concerns, patterns, and options. My psychodynamic and CBT perspectives look at current difficulties through exploration of past and present experiences. I work with people brand new to therapy but have also been the psychologist to many therapists. Vast experience allows me to draw upon 30 years of work in hospitals and private practice. To begin, I help clients articulate expectations for therapy so that together we can create a positive, productive therapeutic relationship.
(415) 413-0577
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Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
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$180 per session
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Bonnie Ring
Psychologist
Verified
Verified
As a caring & experienced psychotherapist, I listen carefully & respond honestly in person or by phone, FaceTime, zoom, Skype. Parental neglect or abuse leaves us with low self esteem, unresolved hurts & insufficient coping skills. Self criticism leads to painful and negative beliefs that cause depression and anxiety. We begin with the formative events in your life & your current issues. By drawing on family systems & psychodynamic principles, I use the latest interpersonal, cognitive & behavioral techniques with an informal and collaborative therapeutic approach that leads you toward greater self understanding & positive steps.
(650) 560-8590
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Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
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$175 (individual)$175 (couples)
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BluOcean
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Verified
I utilize different modalities including trauma informed interventions, EMDR Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing, CBT and DBT.
Life is beautiful, and sometimes rocky and unpredictable. By nature, humans are collective beings. When we suffer or feel down or lost, we need others - someone to talk to, someone who can offer a healthy perspective and someone who helps us see our own personal good and path again. In my practice, I create a safe and trusting environment, providing people with the emotional support needed to overcome challenging times and make positive adjustments to be and feel your best.
(650) 414-3250
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Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
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$130 per session
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Jaclyn Kelly Long
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
It is my passion to help people lead fulfilling lives and cultivate nourishing relationships. Through mindfulness-based cognitive behavioral therapy, EMDR, Internal Family Systems and somatic interventions, I empower adults, children & teens with tools to navigate their lives and nourish their relationships. I offer couples counseling, parenting support and therapy for children & teens who are struggling with worry, stress, anxiety, defiance, depression and overwhelm. I also offer support for loss & major life transitions. It is a sincere honor to work with my clients, and I hope I get the opportunity to work with you!
(650) 296-2299
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Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
$200 (individual)$200 (couples)
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Mitchell Eckstein
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
2 Endorsed
Verified
2 Endorsed
I specialize in Cognitive Behavior Therapy, studying for three years under Dr.
Are you feeling stuck? Caring, effective licensed mental health therapist, over 30 years of counseling experience is here to help. * Do you have past trauma related to your being different, family of origin, and life events? * Do you want to overcome disabling anxiety and depression? * Do you struggle with personal relationships and work satisfaction? *Are you feeling lonely and having trouble connecting with others? * Would you like to have a safe place to share your deeper thoughts and feelings? If the answer is yes to one or more of the above, you are not alone. I'm here to help.
(415) 969-2712
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Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
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$180 (individual)$180 (couples)
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Lawanda Hoyle
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Verified
I incorporate a variety of evidence-based treatment modalities, including cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, grief, substance abuse counseling, narrative family therapy, couples therapy, and client/person-centered therapy.
Are you struggling with your mental health, or is your life just simply overwhelming at times? I can help you identify the patterns in your life that are limiting you and guide you toward developing better-coping skills to find healing and live the life you want to live. My focus is to empower you to be the very best “You” that you can be. Whether you are struggling with substance use, anxiety, depression, stress, grief, relationship issues, or trauma, I am here to help you through it. I want to help you achieve your goals through a positive therapeutic relationship that creates long-lasting results in your recovery.
(559) 644-0379
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Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
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Nathan Greene
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
2 Endorsed
Verified
2 Endorsed
Informed by psychodynamic, systems, and cognitive behavioral theories, I strive to understand each client as a unique individual in their own context.
I am a bilingual (English and Spanish-speaking) licensed clinical psychologist who provides psychotherapy services to adults, children, adolescents families. I support clients in fostering resilience and in building more meaningful, connected relationships. In therapy, I take a supportive, curious, nonjudgemental stance. My clients struggle with issues related to depression, anxiety, loss, adoption, psychological trauma, childhood development, parenting, and everyday stressors.
(949) 577-6606
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Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
$240 per session
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Jane Kinsley
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT, SEP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
Whether you are struggling with a difficult relationship or life has brought you down an unwanted path, I help people to get in touch with their own inner ability to bounce back from challenges through self-awareness and finding blocks to your personal happiness. To me, the most important aspect of therapy is the personal bond we will develop together which will help you with all aspects of your life. I have experience working with children, teens, parents, and families, as well as individuals.
(650) 466-7786
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Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
$150 per session
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Anna-Maria Munoz
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
Whether you are experiencing an acute personal crisis or seeking more general self examination, therapy can be an excellent way to obtain clarity and relief. Together we will explore the personal factors contributing to your distress, develop a better understanding of healthy and unhealthy patterns of dealing with your problems, and learn adaptive ways to cope. My goal is to help you increase your skills and enable you to successfully manage your current and future challenges.
(650) 666-0882
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Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
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$180 per session
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Meg Henry
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
We've all seen the stereotypical therapists on TV, but that's not what you'll find with me. I am a down-to-earth person, which is reflected in my approach as a therapist. Compassion, warmth, and believe it or not, humor is what you will experience in our work together. You first must feel comfortable with your therapist for the experience to be successful.
(650) 898-6041
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Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
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$150 per session
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Beth Myers
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, LPCC, SEP
Verified
2 Endorsed
Verified
2 Endorsed
We have all experienced difficult transitions in our lives which create feelings of anxiety, fear, loneliness, anger or sadness. Developing new ways of coping, or new ways of looking at values and beliefs, can help us transcend these feelings and create new opportunities for peace and meaning in our lives. I am compassionate and nonjudgmental, with an informal and interactive style. I am interested in your spiritual framework as it may pertain to values and beliefs which are helpful or harmful, and I often use humor as a means to maintain safety and balance in our work together.
(650) 924-9197
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Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
$120 per session
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Nadine Gonzalez Lopez
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Verified
Beginning the journey of self-discovery and healing can be difficult. You may be struggling with a difficult family dynamic, needing support around a sudden loss, or wishing to improve the quality of your relationships. Facing this is truly an act of courage. Individuals have innate qualities and inner strengths that, when nurtured, can help in overcoming these hardships. I provide a safe and supportive environment where you can freely express yourself without judgement.
(650) 603-5660
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Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
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$130 per session
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Caroline Morton
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT, ATR-BC
Verified
Verified
Therapy is a personal process and finding the right fit with the right therapist makes all the difference. In a non-judgmental, supportive and safe environment, I invite my clients to take risks and explore their challenges wholeheartedly to help understand their issues, gain awareness, overcome their obstacles, and ultimately obtain the tools to lead an empowered life. I offer one free 30-minute phone consultation. Call (650)455-2547 to determine if we are the right fit. To find out more about my professional background, visit my website at www.cmortonmft.com.
(650) 209-7798
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Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
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$190 (individual)$190 (couples)
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Embracing Transition
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MPA
Verified
Verified
I welcome you to my practice of Embracing Transition. I support you during your difficult situation to see the possibilities when you cannot. I have worked successfully with adults and families for over 30 years focusing on parenting, co-parenting, divorce, and grief. My experience includes working with severe mental health conditions for 25 years. Since 2015 I have worked with individuals with chronic medical conditions.
(650) 275-5959
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Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
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$150 per session
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Sarah Rubin, MA, LMFT
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
2 Endorsed
Verified
2 Endorsed
I believe that we all have the ability to fully heal. When we decide to ask for help, great change occurs. With over 20 years of experience working with adults, teens, children, and families, I offer the highest caliber of therapeutic coaching, psychotherapy, equine assisted healing, and art therapy. I developed and directed an equine therapy program, taught at the graduate level, and facilitated family programs for many organizations. I can help you and/or your loved ones move forwards, create healthy boundaries, and develop a higher sense of self worth. Email me now for a FREE CONSULT: srubinmft@gmail.com
(650) 741-5052
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Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
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$275 (individual)$275 (couples)
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Siobhan O'Connor
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
Verified
I am a collaborator helping you get the quality of life you deserve. Together, we will work towards the changes you are hoping to make in your life. We'll look at the barriers, the "what's getting in the way" of what you'd like your daily life to be like. My belief about doing therapy with people is that you are the expert in your life. My job is to help you find a stronger connection to your preferred self, and help you untangle from the habits that get in the way of you being more comfortable in your own skin.
(408) 769-5795
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Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
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$100 per session
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Alexandra Castile
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Verified
I am licensed in California with 6 years of professional work experience.
(951) 383-2552
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Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
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Renee Barney
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, MA, LCPC
Verified
Verified
Renee is passionate about therapy; yet, she has a sensitive presence in the process. Renee works with teens, young adults and adults to create healthy change, relieve stress, and give support for relationship issues. She works with anxiety issues, while many of the clients she works with have a background of Complex Trauma. She gently and carefully approaches them to create more change for more ease, care and understanding in your life. As well, Renee does strength building therapy for identity development including 'the self', as well as, 'sexual and gender identity'.
(224) 210-1385
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
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Peggy Farrell
Marriage & Family Therapist, MEd, MA, LMFT, LPCC
Verified
Verified
My formal name is Margaret but everyone calls me Peggy. I love to work with clients who are exploring who they are. Perhaps you feel like you have moments of feeling lonely and stuck? Perhaps your life events have made you feel separate and different from others? Maybe you have trouble focusing and your concentration can be spotty? You wonder how others see you and you want to fit in.
(628) 257-8828
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Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
$175 (individual)$200 (couples)
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Cognitive Behavioral (CBT) Therapists

How does cognitive behavioral therapy work?

Cognitive behavioral therapy works by exploring how your thoughts affect your emotions and experiences. CBT helps you identify distortions in your thinking. For example, you may tend to jump to the worst case scenario (catastrophizing) or think in extremes (all-or-nothing thinking). A therapist can teach you how to push back against those thoughts to ultimately change your feelings and behavior for the better. They can also provide coping skills to better deal with stressors and challenges.

When do I know to seek treatment with cognitive behavioral therapy?

It’s reasonable to consider cognitive behavioral therapy if you struggle to manage difficult emotions or behaviors to such an extent that you are not getting the most out of life on a day-to-day basis. If you want a shorter term, concrete, skills-based approach, CBT is a great option. (By contrast, other types of therapy may devote more time to exploring your past and its effects.) The decision to seek CBT also depends on the condition you’re treating; CBT is an effective treatment for anxiety, depression, trauma, and many other disorders.

How can I find a cognitive behavioral therapist for someone else?

To find a cognitive behavioral therapist for someone else, you may want to begin by discussing the person’s problem, researching cognitive behavioral therapy, and assessing whether the approach is the right fit. You could then reach out to a few cognitive behavioral therapists in this directory, explain the scenario, have a consultation with those available, and determine who could be a good match.

Why is CBT such a popular form of therapy?

CBT has become a popular form of therapy because it is effective and accessible. Robust research has demonstrated that CBT is an effective treatment for many mental health conditions. And CBT can be learned in relatively few sessions, which means that many people can engage in the process, afford it, and see results quickly. It involves learning concrete skills such as disputing unhelpful thoughts; these skills can also be taught and spread widely.