Therapists in Pleasanton, CA

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Laura Michelle Eklund
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
If you are ready to move forward in your life and need someone who you can trust in their expertise and experience, I am the right provider for you. I specialize in treating trauma especially abuse, assaults, domestic violence and injuries. I can attend to the specific needs of police officers, first responders, veterans. I am a proud support of survivors of childhood abuse and sexual abuse/ exploitation, provider for California Victims of Crime Compensation.
(925) 523-7185 
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Pleasanton, CA 94566
Offers online therapy
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Archana Neelmegh
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, MHRS, PMH-C
Verified
Hi I'm Archana! Many of my clients are facing anxiety/depression that is in some ways appears manageable to the outsider but in actuality they are struggling internally from day to day. Whether it is trauma, eating disorders, difficult relationships or the high demands of college, work, and/or the journey into and in parenthood, I apply my extensive experience as an eclectic therapist drawing from multiple east and western modalities to provide support to fit my clients needs. My approach is warm, creative, collaborative, but also I take pride in gently challenging you for deep reflection. After all, you are here for change right?
(925) 744-6762 
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Pleasanton, CA 94566
Offers online therapy
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Monica Englander
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
I don't know anyone who isn't experiencing some level of distress during these very challenging times. Everyone's life is different now, and how stress and changes are affecting you is my concern. I want to know if you're anxious, or depressed, or have issues that you need to resolve in your life, maybe relationship, work, or family issues? Let's talk. I've got an excellent success rate with this work. My clients tell me that pretty quickly, they feel better, are more sure about what they need, how they feel, what's missing, what's wanted, and ideas they have for getting what they need. I want to help you find those answers.
(925) 242-9709 
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Pleasanton, CA 94566
Offers online therapy
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Susan Shanker
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MS, PPS, MA
Verified
I provide a safe, caring, supportive, and non-judgmental atmosphere for my clients. I believe every individual is unique and has their own inner wisdom and strength that can be built upon in our sessions. I am passionate about helping people find more balance, joy and fulfillment in their lives by focusing on their personal goals and utilizing a highly individualized and direct approach. I specialize in working with children, teens, and adults with a variety of needs and issues, including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma, grief/loss, stress, anger, self-esteem issues, communication skills, divorce/separation, and parenting.
(925) 233-2571 
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Pleasanton, CA 94566
Offers online therapy
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Katie Johnson
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified
Hello and welcome, I'm so glad you are searching for help for yourself. I specialize in working with people experiencing depression and anxiety. I have sucessfully treated adults and children with these issues for over 20 years. Whether it's day to day issues or trauma you've experienced that brings you to therapy, I work with you to decrease negative thoughts and behaviors. My focus is to put you back in charge of your life. In addition to treating depression and anxiety, I also work with special needs parents. I have significant experience with EMDR which has been very successful in reducing negative memories and flashbacks.
(925) 302-9412 
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Pleasanton, CA 94566
Offers online therapy
John Roberts
Psychologist, PhD, LMFT, CEAP
Verified
I help clients with a broad range of personal, relationship, occupational, and health issues. As a Psychologist and a LMFT, I work with individuals and couples. With 10 years of post-Masters Degree education and over 100 Continuing Education courses, I draw upon an array of therapeutic approaches, broad and substantial professional experience, and methodologically-sound research. My clients reflect the communities in my vicinity -- with a great deal of diversity in culture and cultural identity, religious background, age, education, occupation, and personal attributes. One of my strengths is the ability to work well with a broad range of people.
(925) 392-0811 
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Pleasanton, CA 94588
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Katherine Nitz
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
I am a licensed psychologist who specializes in the testing of children, adolescents and young adults. I offer Educational and Psychological evaluations to help determine what factors may be impacting a child's academic, social and emotional functioning. I use the results to make effective and individualized recommendations to support each child in their learning, social and home environments. For teens and young adults, testing can be helpful for additional specific situations such as: determining if they may qualify for accomdations for standardized testing and information to help with their transition to college.
(925) 331-0882 
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Pleasanton, CA 94588
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Elizabeth Purto Bahner
Counselor, LPCC, PPS
Verified
I believe you are your own source of strength, healing and recovery. I will empower you to find the wellness that lies within. My name is Elizabeth Purto Bahner, the therapist of Wellness Within Counseling. I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor who is here to help you face a difficult time or make a change in your life. I have over 7 years of mental health field experience including working with individuals, families, children, young adults and specialized populations like the Assyrian community and the LGBTQ community. I speak Assyrian fluently.
(209) 689-2488 
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Pleasanton, CA 94566
Not accepting new clients
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Wen-Ting Michelle Kan
Psychologist, PhD, LMHC, MSEd
Verified
I conduct testing and assessment for Intellectual Disability, ADHD, ASD, or Special Learning Disorders for children, adolescents, and some adults. I also provide independent educational evaluations (IEEs), immigration psychological evaluations, and neuropsychological assessments. In addition to clarifying or ruling out a diagnosis, results obtained from an assessment can help identify one's strengths and limitations, as well as the impacts of their symptoms, experiences, or personality traits on their general functioning. I provide testing and psychological evaluations in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin.
(925) 794-8335 
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Pleasanton, CA 94588
Offers online therapy
Waitlist for new clients
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Kelly Shah
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
Change comes from within, my role as a therapist is to join with clients on their journey to discovering and utilizing their own resources of strength to achieve overall emotional well-being. Serving as a compassionate other, I apply myself from a mindful, strengths-based and trauma-informed lens to work with clients on developing a meaningful process of being and healing. With a passion for and dedication to fostering authentic relationships with clients and a strong belief in the powers of human resiliency, I provide a safe, open, non-judgmental space of healing.
(530) 994-6428 
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Pleasanton, CA 94566
Offers online therapy
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SoulBody Wisdom-Trauma Healing, Coaching & Rituals
MA
WELCOME BEAUTIFUL! If you haven't already, please take this present moment to tune in to your innate wisdom, to see if I might be the inner-guide you've been looking for. As a modern-day healer and spiritual guide, I compassionately and mindfully guide you to feel, experience, hear, trust and embody your wisest inner guidance, around some of the most important decisions and relationships in you life. Together, we will welcome very part of your light and dark, the spoken and unspoken, the named and unnamed, the tamed and untamed--and discover pathways to connect with the intelligence, wisdom & medicine, they all have to offer.
(562) 374-8807 
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Pleasanton, CA 94566
Offers online therapy
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Kim Salyer
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, CCTP-2
Verified
Are you overwhelmed by negative thoughts, or feeling depressed or anxious? No matter how hard you try, your life is a struggle. Even on a good day, when everything is going well, you still have those feelings: not understanding why you keep doing the things that you do, not recognizing the person you have become. On the outside you seem like you have your life put together, but on the inside, you are overwhelmed or unhappy. You're tired of feeling "stuck" in your life – whether it’s wanting better connections with loved ones, to better yourself, or to heal from the pain of your past.
(909) 552-8192 
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Pleasanton, CA 94588
Offers online therapy
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Jacqueline Golding
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
A therapy relationship that is working well supports your curiosity about yourself, openness to possibilities, and capacity to transform vulnerabilities into areas of strength and growth. My approach to therapy involves using respectful, empathic listening to create a safe place where you can bring difficult and painful feelings and life situations - a place where you don't have to be alone with them. Through our work together, you experience yourself differently. In therapy, you can try out new ways of being who you are, and when you're ready, you can bring these into the rest of your life.
(925) 272-8807 
Pleasanton, CA 94566
Offers online therapy
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Nadia Ali Loewe
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified
I work with individuals, couples, families and children. I work in an empathetic, collaborative, and thoughtful way with each individual or family unit. I believe that each individual and/or family unit is different so I bring different tools to assist. I believe that being an helper is an important role and I want to help everyone reach their goals.
(925) 319-6432 
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Pleasanton, CA 94566
Offers online therapy
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Karen M. Knapp
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
Has the life you are living become overwhelming or filled with worries? Are you struggling to balance work, family, or relationship or life issues? Perhaps your child is facing their own burdens at school or at home, and you know they are not thriving. Then this is the time to reach out and accept help for you or your child. In a warm, caring, safe environment, we can explore ways to find solutions to the stress you are experiencing. My 25 years of experience in helping adults, families and children reclaim joy will help you heal as well.
(925) 246-2586 
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Pleasanton, CA 94566
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Mina Skoutelakis
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MS
Verified
My expertise is in helping clients overcome or manage anxiety and depression through healing from traumatic events of their past. I best work with clients who are open to understanding the mind-body connection and the importance of building on their inner strength, positive relationships, and inner wisdom. I offer EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) which is a form of mind-body healing where old, painful events are addressed and metabolized so they aren't carried negatively into the present day any longer. I work with my clients to release painful beliefs and feelings so they can create a new future.
(925) 344-5224 
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Pleasanton, CA 94566
Offers online therapy
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Laurel Vandiver
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
Are you feeling low on energy and lacking the motivation to do anything? Do you feel tense or “on edge” throughout your day? Maybe you are feeling hopeless and sad but have a hard time expressing the cause. Do you feel disconnected in your relationships? Has your appetite increased or maybe you don’t feel hungry much at all? These problems don’t have to follow you forever. I support my clients in developing improved relationships in their lives, positive mindsets, increased motivation and more. In my practice, I focus on treating the whole person- not just their symptoms.
(925) 660-7863 
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Pleasanton, CA 94566
Offers online therapy
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Heather Caruso-Maxey
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
*CURRENTLY NOT ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS AT THIS TIME. Hi there, my practice focuses on adolescents and adults experiencing mood and anxiety disorders and low self-esteem that both stem from and impact issues related to life transitions, social and academic pressures, trauma, bullying and rejection, interpersonal/relational conflict, grief and loss, disempowerment, codependence, occupational stress, and existential despair.
(925) 660-7895 
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Pleasanton, CA 94566
Offers online therapy
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Michael McCratic
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT, BCETS
Verified
If you are looking for a therapist with over 30 years experience and that regularly conducts consultations for other therapists, you might want to take a look at my specialties. Most people are heading in the right direction, but it is like they are driving this road of life with two wheels off the road. They just can't get up to speed. I love helping people, like you, figure out what keeps you from getting up to speed and how to move past those issues like PTSD / TRAUMATIC EXPERIENCES, ADDICTIONS, MARITAL DISCORD, ANXIETY and DEPRESSION. ( My Specialties)
(925) 309-7209 x1 
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Pleasanton, CA 94566
Offers online therapy
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Nitya Prema
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
My clients often tell me they feel cared about. I enjoy helping people find what works for them individually and provide a relaxing environment. Depression and anxiety are most often the symptoms to bring individuals into treatment, couples learn ways to be supportive of one another. I listen, make suggestions and offer techniques that will provide ways to get more out of daily life.
(209) 794-4889 
Pleasanton, CA 94588
Offers online therapy


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What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in Pleasanton are psychologists, licensed counselors, therapists, psychotherapists, and licensed clinical social workers, all of whom diagnose mental health conditions and provide individualized treatment.

Services offered, education and credentials vary by type of mental health professional. Each professional in Pleasanton then may specialize in certain areas, such as depression, marriage counseling, or anxiety. Although many mental health providers are not licensed to prescribe medication, they may coordinate with a provider who can.

Both in-person and online therapy sessions are available from most psychologists.

How to find a specialist?
You can refine your search using the filters on this page. There are several categories you can filter by to find mental health professionals with the experience you are looking for. You may want to filter for CBT Psychologists in Pleasanton, or Child Psychologists in Pleasanton.

Many find it useful to use filters to view only psychologists that have experience working with certain issues, like Pleasanton psychologists specializing in EMDR.

What method of therapy is right for me?
When it comes to treatment methods, there's no 'right way.’ Each method of therapy can be beneficial for a variety of issues. Psychologists in Pleasanton specialize in therapeutic approaches such as CBT, EMDR, and Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), among others. Finding a psychologist or therapist who is a good fit for you is the most important step to discovering what type of therapy, or combination of therapeutic approaches, will meet your individual needs. Learn what to expect from different types of therapy and how they work.

How to use my insurance?
Many therapists accept health insurance. Check to see if your insurance is covered. Feel free to discuss this when you contact the therapist.