Child Therapists in San Francisco, CA

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Nicole Leonard
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
San Francisco, CA 94127
Because of my work in the educational system, I am adept at school-based focus and attention issues, special-education advocacy, and parent & child interactions.
I am a CBT therapist who has been licensed since 2017. I have worked in the field of Psychology since 1992 and have extensive experience working with children, adults and families. I am most interested in working with children, parents, and families but I also work with individual adults.
Because of my work in the educational system, I am adept at school-based focus and attention issues, special-education advocacy, and parent & child interactions.
I am a CBT therapist who has been licensed since 2017. I have worked in the field of Psychology since 1992 and have extensive experience working with children, adults and families. I am most interested in working with children, parents, and families but I also work with individual adults.
(415) 692-4913 View (415) 692-4913
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Savannah Wagner Belk
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, AMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
San Francisco, CA 94115
My passion is to support others in discovering their strengths, values, and how to make change in their relationships, behaviors, and lives. We will observe all the factors that may be contributing to the ways you're feeling stuck as well as helping you work through patterns that aren’t serving you, or relationships that need boundaries. I use evidence-based strategies to look at unhelpful thought patterns and guide you using mind/body approaches. I enjoy working with children struggling with ADHD, pre-teens and teens dealing with academic and confidence issues, parents, and young adults going through life transitions.
My passion is to support others in discovering their strengths, values, and how to make change in their relationships, behaviors, and lives. We will observe all the factors that may be contributing to the ways you're feeling stuck as well as helping you work through patterns that aren’t serving you, or relationships that need boundaries. I use evidence-based strategies to look at unhelpful thought patterns and guide you using mind/body approaches. I enjoy working with children struggling with ADHD, pre-teens and teens dealing with academic and confidence issues, parents, and young adults going through life transitions.
(415) 702-4586 View (415) 702-4586
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Brigitte Knight
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, PPSC
Verified Verified
San Francisco, CA 94112
I specialize in therapeutic services for children, teens, families & adults. I use a trauma-sensitive, strengths-based approach & believe that through the therapeutic relationship one develops the ability to make change, process past & present challenges, and learn coping skills for specific needs and overall wellness. I support and respect clients to develop goals & intentions for their wellness, at their own comfort level and pace. Upon request, I provide case coordination with other providers. I have provided therapeutic For over 25 years I have provided services to families in the SF Bay area in English and Spanish.
I specialize in therapeutic services for children, teens, families & adults. I use a trauma-sensitive, strengths-based approach & believe that through the therapeutic relationship one develops the ability to make change, process past & present challenges, and learn coping skills for specific needs and overall wellness. I support and respect clients to develop goals & intentions for their wellness, at their own comfort level and pace. Upon request, I provide case coordination with other providers. I have provided therapeutic For over 25 years I have provided services to families in the SF Bay area in English and Spanish.
(415) 366-3636 View (415) 366-3636
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Robert Tyminski
Psychologist, DMH
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
San Francisco, CA 94114
I am certified as an adult and child Jungian psychoanalyst.
Psychotherapy can be an opportunity to reduce emotional suffering, to understand what gets in the way of becoming the person we want to be, and to find a meaningful path forward. In my work with adult clients, I often am engaged around significant relationship challenges, health and wellness concerns, career misgivings, and blocks in expressing oneself. My approach with children and teenagers emphasizes developmental strengths, family supports, and planning for the future. I provide clinical consultation to other mental health professionals for many of these same topics.
I am certified as an adult and child Jungian psychoanalyst.
Psychotherapy can be an opportunity to reduce emotional suffering, to understand what gets in the way of becoming the person we want to be, and to find a meaningful path forward. In my work with adult clients, I often am engaged around significant relationship challenges, health and wellness concerns, career misgivings, and blocks in expressing oneself. My approach with children and teenagers emphasizes developmental strengths, family supports, and planning for the future. I provide clinical consultation to other mental health professionals for many of these same topics.
(415) 237-0465 View (415) 237-0465
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Lgbtqia+ Therapist Miranda Young
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, LPCC, MA, PPS
Verified Verified
San Francisco, CA 94114
I put an emphasis on the working relationship between client and clinician. This allows me to have a warm, interactive, strength-based and client-centered approach using a variety of modalities. In my work with youth, I also gained experience and insight into the patterns we fall into as children/young adults (based on a multitude of events or traumas in our lives) and how these can later have an effect on our adult selves. I believe that bringing awareness to these patterns and unpacking their origins can be incredibly helpful. I also bring a queer, feminist, trauma-informed, and culturally sensitive/curious lens my work.
I put an emphasis on the working relationship between client and clinician. This allows me to have a warm, interactive, strength-based and client-centered approach using a variety of modalities. In my work with youth, I also gained experience and insight into the patterns we fall into as children/young adults (based on a multitude of events or traumas in our lives) and how these can later have an effect on our adult selves. I believe that bringing awareness to these patterns and unpacking their origins can be incredibly helpful. I also bring a queer, feminist, trauma-informed, and culturally sensitive/curious lens my work.
(415) 798-9548 View (415) 798-9548
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Bay Area Center for ADD and ADHD
Psychologist
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
San Francisco, CA 94123
The Bay Area Center for ADD/ADHD provides assessment and treatment for children, adolescents, and adults with ADD/ADHD.
At the Bay Area Center for ADD/ADHD we work collaboratively as a group to provide the most effective treatment possible. We have psychiatrists, psychologists, marriage and family therapists, and an educational therapist to help develop the best treatment for you. Who provide up-to-date evidence-based, effective treatment.
The Bay Area Center for ADD/ADHD provides assessment and treatment for children, adolescents, and adults with ADD/ADHD.
At the Bay Area Center for ADD/ADHD we work collaboratively as a group to provide the most effective treatment possible. We have psychiatrists, psychologists, marriage and family therapists, and an educational therapist to help develop the best treatment for you. Who provide up-to-date evidence-based, effective treatment.
(415) 236-3165 View (415) 236-3165
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Lydia R Adkins
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
San Francisco, CA 94107
If you have questions about your child’s emotional or behavioral health and would like support for your child or family, please give me a call or send an email.
Children and families today are facing unprecedented stressors and complexities that can lead to conflict, anxiety and depression. However, timely responsive intervention can build resilience; enhance family wellbeing; and support healthy development. I work with children from birth through adolescence both individually or within their caregiving relationships to recognize inherent strengths and to develop new skills needed to cope with challenges when they arise . I also provide family therapy, parent consultation and support, and consultation to schools.
If you have questions about your child’s emotional or behavioral health and would like support for your child or family, please give me a call or send an email.
Children and families today are facing unprecedented stressors and complexities that can lead to conflict, anxiety and depression. However, timely responsive intervention can build resilience; enhance family wellbeing; and support healthy development. I work with children from birth through adolescence both individually or within their caregiving relationships to recognize inherent strengths and to develop new skills needed to cope with challenges when they arise . I also provide family therapy, parent consultation and support, and consultation to schools.
(415) 449-2813 View (415) 449-2813
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Gregory Villalba
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
San Francisco, CA 94115
I've had experience with children and adolescents who have struggled with a variety of emotional, psychological and adjustment issues.
I see children, adolescents, and adults in individual psychotherapy and psychoanalysis who are struggling with a variety of issues, including depression, anxiety, relationship problems, life cycle challenges, and trauma. At times the way people cope with and manage their past or present difficulties create additional barriers to feeling good, and fulfilling their hopes and goals. As a conscientious, professional, and compassionate clinician, I strive to provide a therapeutic relationship in which together we can think about, understand and help you work through those feelings and thoughts that are troubling, confusing and worrisome.
I've had experience with children and adolescents who have struggled with a variety of emotional, psychological and adjustment issues.
I see children, adolescents, and adults in individual psychotherapy and psychoanalysis who are struggling with a variety of issues, including depression, anxiety, relationship problems, life cycle challenges, and trauma. At times the way people cope with and manage their past or present difficulties create additional barriers to feeling good, and fulfilling their hopes and goals. As a conscientious, professional, and compassionate clinician, I strive to provide a therapeutic relationship in which together we can think about, understand and help you work through those feelings and thoughts that are troubling, confusing and worrisome.
(415) 574-0974 View (415) 574-0974
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Iliana Gesheva
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
San Francisco, CA 94112
I specialize in working with children, teens, and young adults with trauma histories, anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, grief and loss, body and self-esteem issues, life and family transitions. I also work with clients who are dealing with immigration and acculturation issues and support them with exploring and resolving intergenerational conflicts and cultural differences within their families and communities. I strive to create a safe space that includes collaboration, reflective curiosity, opportunities for change, creativity and humor.
I specialize in working with children, teens, and young adults with trauma histories, anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, grief and loss, body and self-esteem issues, life and family transitions. I also work with clients who are dealing with immigration and acculturation issues and support them with exploring and resolving intergenerational conflicts and cultural differences within their families and communities. I strive to create a safe space that includes collaboration, reflective curiosity, opportunities for change, creativity and humor.
(628) 213-7635 View (628) 213-7635
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Sky Meets Sea Child and Family Therapy
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
San Francisco, CA 94118
Independently, your child will find a space here where they can process their needs in a safe and nonjudgmental environment.
Hello, I'm Julia Hammett! With a background in Fine Arts, teaching, and professional childcare, I studied Marriage and Family Therapy and Art Therapy at Notre Dame de Namur University and have been working with children and their caregivers since 2014.
Independently, your child will find a space here where they can process their needs in a safe and nonjudgmental environment.
Hello, I'm Julia Hammett! With a background in Fine Arts, teaching, and professional childcare, I studied Marriage and Family Therapy and Art Therapy at Notre Dame de Namur University and have been working with children and their caregivers since 2014.
(415) 429-5925 View (415) 429-5925
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Caroline Siu Chui
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
San Francisco, CA 94115  (Online Only)
In supporting children, teens, and adults with emotional and behavioral challenges, I utilize a combination of Play Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Parent Coaching interventions.
Are you looking for support for your child, family, or maybe you? I have experience working with children, teens, and families in Community and School-Based settings. I specialize in working with individuals who have experienced trauma and who also may be experiencing a range of additional presenting concerns or diagnoses, such as ADHD, PTSD, depression, anxiety disorders, family or other relational challenges.
In supporting children, teens, and adults with emotional and behavioral challenges, I utilize a combination of Play Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Parent Coaching interventions.
Are you looking for support for your child, family, or maybe you? I have experience working with children, teens, and families in Community and School-Based settings. I specialize in working with individuals who have experienced trauma and who also may be experiencing a range of additional presenting concerns or diagnoses, such as ADHD, PTSD, depression, anxiety disorders, family or other relational challenges.
(415) 941-5937 View (415) 941-5937
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Batya Ross
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
San Francisco, CA 94115
I help my clients, who include children, adults and couples, build their capacity to relate to their feelings and connect with others.
Most of us lug around a suitcase full of our thoughts, feelings, family history and past experiences and have no idea what's in there. Our current responses to and experience of life come from the contents of that suitcase. Together in therapy we gently unpack it. We will see what is working for you, what needs more support and what has served it's purpose but no longer works. I work collaboratively and am curious about all the things that make you who you are. I am particularly interested in working with people who feel misunderstood or unimportant.
I help my clients, who include children, adults and couples, build their capacity to relate to their feelings and connect with others.
Most of us lug around a suitcase full of our thoughts, feelings, family history and past experiences and have no idea what's in there. Our current responses to and experience of life come from the contents of that suitcase. Together in therapy we gently unpack it. We will see what is working for you, what needs more support and what has served it's purpose but no longer works. I work collaboratively and am curious about all the things that make you who you are. I am particularly interested in working with people who feel misunderstood or unimportant.
(415) 275-6820 View (415) 275-6820
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Brooke Bendix
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
San Francisco, CA 94118
Growing up in today’s world isn’t easy! As a parent you want to ensure your 'GenZ'er has the emotional support they need to thrive in life. Imagine your child or teen with an improved sense of self-awareness and confidence in themselves. I provide a safe space to explore and manage their emotions and thoughts so they can develop a better sense of self. Our mission at Therapyology is to empower the next generation to lead a more valued life! It takes a village, am I right? I practice with a team approach working together with parents/doctors/teachers/school counselors to ensure each individual and family receives the best care.
Growing up in today’s world isn’t easy! As a parent you want to ensure your 'GenZ'er has the emotional support they need to thrive in life. Imagine your child or teen with an improved sense of self-awareness and confidence in themselves. I provide a safe space to explore and manage their emotions and thoughts so they can develop a better sense of self. Our mission at Therapyology is to empower the next generation to lead a more valued life! It takes a village, am I right? I practice with a team approach working together with parents/doctors/teachers/school counselors to ensure each individual and family receives the best care.
(248) 733-4899 x2 View (248) 733-4899 x2
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Taylor Langley
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
San Francisco, CA 94122
I am here to help you find some peace and calm in this storm of life. Although that sounds a bit cliche, life seems to be getting more complicated by the day- I want to support you in whatever way you or your family need. My experience is with a range of issues, ages, and cultural diversities, including working through family conflict, helping with behavior modification for your young child or learning how to connect with your teen. I also work with adults dealing with job stress, relationship issues, or those struggling to find passion and drive.
I am here to help you find some peace and calm in this storm of life. Although that sounds a bit cliche, life seems to be getting more complicated by the day- I want to support you in whatever way you or your family need. My experience is with a range of issues, ages, and cultural diversities, including working through family conflict, helping with behavior modification for your young child or learning how to connect with your teen. I also work with adults dealing with job stress, relationship issues, or those struggling to find passion and drive.
(628) 209-5303 View (628) 209-5303
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Brooke Barnett
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
San Francisco, CA 94118
In my private practice I work mainly with young children and families.
Through compassion, humor, and gentle challenge, I work to create a supportive environment to help individuals and families overcome temporary setbacks, heal old wounds, and change dysfunctional patterns. My areas of expertise include anxiety, interpersonal trauma, issues related to parenting, early childhood mental health, and disruptions in early attachment.
In my private practice I work mainly with young children and families.
Through compassion, humor, and gentle challenge, I work to create a supportive environment to help individuals and families overcome temporary setbacks, heal old wounds, and change dysfunctional patterns. My areas of expertise include anxiety, interpersonal trauma, issues related to parenting, early childhood mental health, and disruptions in early attachment.
(415) 423-1107 View (415) 423-1107
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Phyllis S Shulman
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, MFT
Verified Verified
San Francisco, CA 94127
*With children: play therapy and developing coping skills in dealing with difficult changes, trauma or loss; school problems and troubles with peers.
My approach to psychotherapy stems from a passionate commitment to the process of self-discovery. It entails working to create a space with each person in which feelings and worries can be named and articulated; deeply held troubles--traumatic histories and conflicts--can come to light, be examined and explored; and hope along with ideas for change can be generated. Through attuned listening, fragmented bits can be woven into lines of thought which over time become the shape of a personal and useful story. Treatment combines developing insights into unconsciously held beliefs and finding strategies for coping with life stresses.
*With children: play therapy and developing coping skills in dealing with difficult changes, trauma or loss; school problems and troubles with peers.
My approach to psychotherapy stems from a passionate commitment to the process of self-discovery. It entails working to create a space with each person in which feelings and worries can be named and articulated; deeply held troubles--traumatic histories and conflicts--can come to light, be examined and explored; and hope along with ideas for change can be generated. Through attuned listening, fragmented bits can be woven into lines of thought which over time become the shape of a personal and useful story. Treatment combines developing insights into unconsciously held beliefs and finding strategies for coping with life stresses.
(415) 823-5048 View (415) 823-5048
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Austin Heafey
Psychologist, MFT, Psy D
Verified Verified
San Francisco, CA 94123
Everyone deserves support– life can be overwhelming. Our sessions provide a safe, encouraging space for you to slow down and focus on what’s important. As an advocate for you, your family, or your child, we create solutions that help you find healing.
Everyone deserves support– life can be overwhelming. Our sessions provide a safe, encouraging space for you to slow down and focus on what’s important. As an advocate for you, your family, or your child, we create solutions that help you find healing.
(415) 594-4159 View (415) 594-4159
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Laura H Fraser
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
San Francisco, CA 94114
There are so many reasons why people seek out psychotherapy. Maybe you are feeling trapped in a cycle of destructive patterns that are causing great suffering to you or the people around you. These struggles might be a result of: a painful relationship with your body and food, an eating disorder, a history of abuse, trauma or alcoholism in your childhood home or difficulites parenting your child or teenager. You may be seeking help for your child who is having trouble with relationships, school, drugs and alcohol, adhering to family rules or is not feeling strong about who they are as an individual.
There are so many reasons why people seek out psychotherapy. Maybe you are feeling trapped in a cycle of destructive patterns that are causing great suffering to you or the people around you. These struggles might be a result of: a painful relationship with your body and food, an eating disorder, a history of abuse, trauma or alcoholism in your childhood home or difficulites parenting your child or teenager. You may be seeking help for your child who is having trouble with relationships, school, drugs and alcohol, adhering to family rules or is not feeling strong about who they are as an individual.
(415) 969-5494 View (415) 969-5494
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Couture Counseling
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
San Francisco, CA 94109  (Online Only)
Hey Couture Fam! I am Yvonne Lynn also known as The Black Couture Counselor. I'm a Licensed Marriage and Family Expressive Arts Therapist. I specialize in working with children, adolescents, and families (Ages 10-17). I LOVE to express how I feel on the inside and the outside. As a creative, I love to bridge the gap between art and traditional talk therapy. Come make a statement with ME!
Hey Couture Fam! I am Yvonne Lynn also known as The Black Couture Counselor. I'm a Licensed Marriage and Family Expressive Arts Therapist. I specialize in working with children, adolescents, and families (Ages 10-17). I LOVE to express how I feel on the inside and the outside. As a creative, I love to bridge the gap between art and traditional talk therapy. Come make a statement with ME!
(415) 903-0590 View (415) 903-0590
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Alyssa Kianidehkian
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
San Francisco, CA 94115
Hi, I'm Alyssa! For the last 12+ years, I have specialized in working with children, adolescents, and young adults ages 5 - 30. I have extensive experience working with clients in a variety of settings who are experiencing anxiety, depression, behavioral issues, family conflict, grief and loss, attachment issues, relationship challenges, low self-esteem, questioning their identity, and having difficulty with life transitions. It is my strong belief that family and parenting support is a core component of working with children and adolescents, as a healthy family system is so impactful and important for them.
Hi, I'm Alyssa! For the last 12+ years, I have specialized in working with children, adolescents, and young adults ages 5 - 30. I have extensive experience working with clients in a variety of settings who are experiencing anxiety, depression, behavioral issues, family conflict, grief and loss, attachment issues, relationship challenges, low self-esteem, questioning their identity, and having difficulty with life transitions. It is my strong belief that family and parenting support is a core component of working with children and adolescents, as a healthy family system is so impactful and important for them.
(415) 969-3683 View (415) 969-3683

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