Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT, MA, CYT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
San Francisco, California 94104
"Do you want to feel comfortable in your skin? Perhaps you need support dealing with overwhelming emotions, a traumatic life event or a life transition. I offer a grounding space where you can let your guard down and get to the heart of your personal work. With years of experience and training paired with a warm, playful, and pragmatic spirit, I encourage clients to explore their edge and find the connection between mind, body, behavior, and heart."
(415) 528-5711
Verified
San Francisco, California 94104
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"Do you want to feel comfortable in your skin? Perhaps you need support dealing with overwhelming emotions, a traumatic life event or a life transition. I offer a grounding space where you can let your guard down and get to the heart of your personal work. With years of experience and training paired with a warm, playful, and pragmatic spirit, I encourage clients to explore their edge and find the connection between mind, body, behavior, and heart."
Vanita Kunert, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
San Francisco, California 94110
"Warm greetings! I appreciate the challenge of finding the "right" therapist for you. If you are worried about your job or relationship issues, I am glad you are here. My approach is interactive with a focus of finding practical solutions for your concerns. If you are a couple who desires more intimacy and better ways to resolve differences, I can assist you. I have completed Level 2 Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy and use these interventions. Drawing on 20 years of experience as a manager of a corporate onsite EAP, I can help you navigate your professional career."
(415) 683-0611
Verified
San Francisco, California 94110
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"Warm greetings! I appreciate the challenge of finding the "right" therapist for you. If you are worried about your job or relationship issues, I am glad you are here. My approach is interactive with a focus of finding practical solutions for your concerns. If you are a couple who desires more intimacy and better ways to resolve differences, I can assist you. I have completed Level 2 Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy and use these interventions. Drawing on 20 years of experience as a manager of a corporate onsite EAP, I can help you navigate your professional career."
Rob Ashe, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
San Francisco, California 94122
"In your search for a therapist, you are taking an important step to explore ways to create a shift in developing healthier patterns in your life.It is my role to support you in this important process. Untangling the seeming complexity of how we perceive our experiences is a crucial element in my practice. Each one of us embodies profound gifts that are typically suppressed primarily due to years of unhealthy patterns. Our sessions are an exploration to quiet emotional discomfort and establish healthier patterns that feel authentic and sustaining."
(628) 222-2779
Verified
San Francisco, California 94122
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"In your search for a therapist, you are taking an important step to explore ways to create a shift in developing healthier patterns in your life.It is my role to support you in this important process. Untangling the seeming complexity of how we perceive our experiences is a crucial element in my practice. Each one of us embodies profound gifts that are typically suppressed primarily due to years of unhealthy patterns. Our sessions are an exploration to quiet emotional discomfort and establish healthier patterns that feel authentic and sustaining."
Victoria Mycue, Psychological Assistant
Psychological Assistant, PsyD, LMFT, ATR-BC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
San Francisco, California 94118
"I change my Self; I change the world," said the scholar Gloria Anzaldúa. The intersectionality of your identity is both deeply personal and unequivocally political. In session, I create a sanctuary where you can explore your unique history and get the necessary support on your path to becoming anchored and powerful in your identity. With this foundation you can do the work that brings the most meaning to your life. I am honest, engaging, imaginative and responsible, w/ 25+ years of experience. Let me help you address your goals through a grounded, authentic and dynamic process."
(510) 953-4801
Verified
San Francisco, California 94118
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"I change my Self; I change the world," said the scholar Gloria Anzaldúa. The intersectionality of your identity is both deeply personal and unequivocally political. In session, I create a sanctuary where you can explore your unique history and get the necessary support on your path to becoming anchored and powerful in your identity. With this foundation you can do the work that brings the most meaning to your life. I am honest, engaging, imaginative and responsible, w/ 25+ years of experience. Let me help you address your goals through a grounded, authentic and dynamic process."
Era A Loewenstein, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
San Francisco, California 94114
"If you are reading this page then something is not working for you. Some aspect of your life feels disappointing or dissatisfying and you have likely exhausted your own efforts to resolve things independently. You may, for example, be baffled as to why the same relational problems are repeating themselves. Or you may be wondering why you don't seem to be able to achieve your work goals. Sometimes these challenges are impossible to resolve on our own and we need professional assistance. As a seasoned psychotherapist I bring over 30 years of experience working with clients who struggled with a range of emotional difficulties."
(415) 423-1938
Verified
San Francisco, California 94114
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"If you are reading this page then something is not working for you. Some aspect of your life feels disappointing or dissatisfying and you have likely exhausted your own efforts to resolve things independently. You may, for example, be baffled as to why the same relational problems are repeating themselves. Or you may be wondering why you don't seem to be able to achieve your work goals. Sometimes these challenges are impossible to resolve on our own and we need professional assistance. As a seasoned psychotherapist I bring over 30 years of experience working with clients who struggled with a range of emotional difficulties."
Sara Okman, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
San Francisco, California 94104
"Is your romantic relationship needing some attention? I specialize in helping couples negotiate desire discrepancy, find viable solutions for low-sexual marriages, and navigate the impact of extra-marital relationships, including infidelity, polyamory, and CNM. I am comfortable and experienced exploring matters of the heart and its frequently oppositional needs. Through individual work, couples counseling or relational sex therapy, I will help you identify unhealthy patterns that are causing disconnection, address & heal traumatic underpinnings that keep your relationship stuck, & learn new tools to increase intimacy and trust. "
(415) 877-4147
Verified
San Francisco, California 94104
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"Is your romantic relationship needing some attention? I specialize in helping couples negotiate desire discrepancy, find viable solutions for low-sexual marriages, and navigate the impact of extra-marital relationships, including infidelity, polyamory, and CNM. I am comfortable and experienced exploring matters of the heart and its frequently oppositional needs. Through individual work, couples counseling or relational sex therapy, I will help you identify unhealthy patterns that are causing disconnection, address & heal traumatic underpinnings that keep your relationship stuck, & learn new tools to increase intimacy and trust. "
Laura Domash, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MSW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
San Francisco, California 94123
"My work is ultimately about mindful, skillful, and balanced living. Life is short-- I want my clients to enjoy the process regardless of what life throws at them. I help people move beyond difficulties such as substance abuse/other compulsions, excessive self-criticism, symptoms of depression and anxiety, difficulties with relationships, and other ineffective responses to life stressors. My approach is authentic and warm yet exceptionally direct. I'll help identify inadequate coping patterns so you can replace them with proven skills that lead to higher quality living. Our work will be results driven and customized to you."
(408) 837-0274
Verified
San Francisco, California 94123
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"My work is ultimately about mindful, skillful, and balanced living. Life is short-- I want my clients to enjoy the process regardless of what life throws at them. I help people move beyond difficulties such as substance abuse/other compulsions, excessive self-criticism, symptoms of depression and anxiety, difficulties with relationships, and other ineffective responses to life stressors. My approach is authentic and warm yet exceptionally direct. I'll help identify inadequate coping patterns so you can replace them with proven skills that lead to higher quality living. Our work will be results driven and customized to you."
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
San Francisco, California 94108
"I engage with each person as an individual that requires a unique set of skills specifically altered to address your personal sources of distress. I offer a safe, non-judgmental, compassionate and supportive environment so that you can create the change you are seeking. There are times in our lives when we struggle with the most valuable relationships in our lives. It helps to be able to reflect together, problem-solve toward solutions and ways of coping with someone who can remain objective and supportive. I believe a strong therapeutic relationship is important in order to grow in therapy."
(925) 291-4397
Verified
San Francisco, California 94108
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"I engage with each person as an individual that requires a unique set of skills specifically altered to address your personal sources of distress. I offer a safe, non-judgmental, compassionate and supportive environment so that you can create the change you are seeking. There are times in our lives when we struggle with the most valuable relationships in our lives. It helps to be able to reflect together, problem-solve toward solutions and ways of coping with someone who can remain objective and supportive. I believe a strong therapeutic relationship is important in order to grow in therapy."
Fidi Mwero, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
San Francisco, California 94114
"*Tuesday Evening Appointments Available Now* I seek to meet you where you are and journey with you towards your therapeutic goals. Are you concerned with your mood? Are you seeking to change relationship patterns between you and a partner? Are you stressed or dealing with the effects of anger or anxiety? Are you in a tough season of life? Let us sit together and discover new ways of coping based on your strengths and write the story of "you" that you prefer. Your cultural story matters and I strive to be aware and considerate of the ways every-day life and culture (race, ethnicity, status, sexuality, religion) intersect."
(415) 582-6309 x197
Verified
San Francisco, California 94114
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"*Tuesday Evening Appointments Available Now* I seek to meet you where you are and journey with you towards your therapeutic goals. Are you concerned with your mood? Are you seeking to change relationship patterns between you and a partner? Are you stressed or dealing with the effects of anger or anxiety? Are you in a tough season of life? Let us sit together and discover new ways of coping based on your strengths and write the story of "you" that you prefer. Your cultural story matters and I strive to be aware and considerate of the ways every-day life and culture (race, ethnicity, status, sexuality, religion) intersect."
Bay Area Center for Adolescents, Psychologist
Psychologist
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
San Francisco, California 94123
"We at the Bay Area Center for Adolescents understand that adolescence can be a difficult time for preteens, teens, young adults, and parents. On the one hand, adolescents are learning to manage life on their own and wanting more independence, but on the other hand, they may not be prepared for the responsibilities of life or realizing the consequences of their actions. We work with adolescents and their families to navigate this difficult time while helping adolescents to become independent, but still maintain the relationship with family. The Bay Area Center for Adolescents is a group of providers who all know how to connect with adolescents and their families and provide effective therapy."
(415) 594-4958
Verified
San Francisco, California 94123
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"We at the Bay Area Center for Adolescents understand that adolescence can be a difficult time for preteens, teens, young adults, and parents. On the one hand, adolescents are learning to manage life on their own and wanting more independence, but on the other hand, they may not be prepared for the responsibilities of life or realizing the consequences of their actions. We work with adolescents and their families to navigate this difficult time while helping adolescents to become independent, but still maintain the relationship with family. The Bay Area Center for Adolescents is a group of providers who all know how to connect with adolescents and their families and provide effective therapy."
Lucy Salter, MFT, MIM, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT, MIM
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
San Francisco, California 94123
"I work with individuals, couples, and adolescents. My approach is warm, inviting, and client-centered. Each session, we begin with what's most present for you, following aliveness as it unfolds - moment-to-moment, wherever it leads. The process has its own intelligence and is highly trustworthy. You bring all of you - light and shadow, blessings and challenges, interests and needs - as well as whatever hurts, feels stuck, or is ready to be released or reclaimed. I bring all of me - presence and deep listening, non-judgment and curiosity, intuition, theory and tools. Together, we co-create ways of working that are unique to you."
(415) 908-1617
Verified
San Francisco, California 94123
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"I work with individuals, couples, and adolescents. My approach is warm, inviting, and client-centered. Each session, we begin with what's most present for you, following aliveness as it unfolds - moment-to-moment, wherever it leads. The process has its own intelligence and is highly trustworthy. You bring all of you - light and shadow, blessings and challenges, interests and needs - as well as whatever hurts, feels stuck, or is ready to be released or reclaimed. I bring all of me - presence and deep listening, non-judgment and curiosity, intuition, theory and tools. Together, we co-create ways of working that are unique to you."
Yu Hang 'ronald' Deng, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
San Francisco, California 94121
"I received my B.A. degree in University of California, Davis, with a major in Psychology, and my M.A. degree from John F. Kennedy University in the Counseling Psychology program. My expertise includes mental health counseling, such as depressive/anxiety disorders, communication, family, intimacy and/or relationship issues for individuals, groups, couples, and families, drug addiction treatment, and gambling addiction. As a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, I strongly believe in human potential, and my goal is to help my clients to discover and utilize the tools they have already possessed!"
(415) 367-4238
Verified
San Francisco, California 94121
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"I received my B.A. degree in University of California, Davis, with a major in Psychology, and my M.A. degree from John F. Kennedy University in the Counseling Psychology program. My expertise includes mental health counseling, such as depressive/anxiety disorders, communication, family, intimacy and/or relationship issues for individuals, groups, couples, and families, drug addiction treatment, and gambling addiction. As a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, I strongly believe in human potential, and my goal is to help my clients to discover and utilize the tools they have already possessed!"
Cameron Froude, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
San Francisco, California 94102
"I've supported hundreds of individuals healing from highly stressful situations and trauma. I've worked with individuals in recovery from physical and sexual assault. Trauma can also include divorce/break-ups, school difficulties, medical issues, and others. I welcome individuals who have tried everything and still aren't feeling like themselves. I am a California licensed marriage and family therapist with fellowship training in Medical Family Therapy. I practice EMDR therapy."
(415) 969-4905
Verified
San Francisco, California 94102
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"I've supported hundreds of individuals healing from highly stressful situations and trauma. I've worked with individuals in recovery from physical and sexual assault. Trauma can also include divorce/break-ups, school difficulties, medical issues, and others. I welcome individuals who have tried everything and still aren't feeling like themselves. I am a California licensed marriage and family therapist with fellowship training in Medical Family Therapy. I practice EMDR therapy."
Justine Tideman, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
San Francisco, California 94102
"I provide Cognitive Behavioral therapy for adults. Most of my patients have problems in one or more of these four areas: DEPRESSION, ANXIETY, RELATIONSHIPS and STRESS MANAGEMENT. I provide time limited and goal focused psychotherapy tailored to the patient. I help patients to identify problem patterns and to make the specific behavioral and cognitive changes that will lead to feeling better. Change takes effort above and beyond attending therapy sessions. We use books, workbooks and homework assignments to learn and practice the skills that will improve your work life, your social life and your mood."
(415) 800-3843
Verified
San Francisco, California 94102
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"I provide Cognitive Behavioral therapy for adults. Most of my patients have problems in one or more of these four areas: DEPRESSION, ANXIETY, RELATIONSHIPS and STRESS MANAGEMENT. I provide time limited and goal focused psychotherapy tailored to the patient. I help patients to identify problem patterns and to make the specific behavioral and cognitive changes that will lead to feeling better. Change takes effort above and beyond attending therapy sessions. We use books, workbooks and homework assignments to learn and practice the skills that will improve your work life, your social life and your mood."
Nicole Hinton-Born,
MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
San Francisco, California 94123
"Therapy can have lasting positive effects on your life. Through the therapeutic relationship you can gain insight into negative thought patterns and behaviors that limit your life and find new healthier ways of coping and interacting. I am interested in uncovering and strengthening your inner resources teaching you new skills and helping you to find a meaningful connection to yourself and others."
(415) 799-8781
Verified
San Francisco, California 94123
"Therapy can have lasting positive effects on your life. Through the therapeutic relationship you can gain insight into negative thought patterns and behaviors that limit your life and find new healthier ways of coping and interacting. I am interested in uncovering and strengthening your inner resources teaching you new skills and helping you to find a meaningful connection to yourself and others."
Jessica Waldron, Psychological Associate
Psychological Associate, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
San Francisco, California 94109
"Dr. Waldron is a postdoctoral fellow with a focus in behavioral medicine. Her approach is grounded in evidence-based treatments with consideration for the patient's unique biological, psychological, and social factors impacting physical and emotional health. She has expertise working with a wide range of psychological concerns and health conditions, with an emphasis in behavioral sleep medicine, sexual functioning, and couples therapy. Dr. Waldron has conducted research in chronic pain management, women's health, and treatment of mood and anxiety disorders as well as consulted with innovative technology companies in an effort to improve access to mental health care."
(415) 360-7588
Verified
San Francisco, California 94109
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"Dr. Waldron is a postdoctoral fellow with a focus in behavioral medicine. Her approach is grounded in evidence-based treatments with consideration for the patient's unique biological, psychological, and social factors impacting physical and emotional health. She has expertise working with a wide range of psychological concerns and health conditions, with an emphasis in behavioral sleep medicine, sexual functioning, and couples therapy. Dr. Waldron has conducted research in chronic pain management, women's health, and treatment of mood and anxiety disorders as well as consulted with innovative technology companies in an effort to improve access to mental health care."
Luke (Frank Luke) Adams, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, CHT, SUDC, CCS, CST
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
San Francisco, California 94115
"Do other therapists seem judgmental? Don't understand? Won't listen to you? If you need to talk about anything and everything, clients tell me I have a strong capacity for compassion, empathy, and care. At the same time, I’m forthright and candid. I see you and hear you—a whole person (body, mind, spirit) living in an interactive and interconnected world. I believe you're the expert in you--even if you're not yet aware of it. My role is to help you find that, and bring my own holistic vision, experience, training, expertise, and tools to the table, so you can work to be the best possible version of you."
(415) 666-2381
Verified
San Francisco, California 94115
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"Do other therapists seem judgmental? Don't understand? Won't listen to you? If you need to talk about anything and everything, clients tell me I have a strong capacity for compassion, empathy, and care. At the same time, I’m forthright and candid. I see you and hear you—a whole person (body, mind, spirit) living in an interactive and interconnected world. I believe you're the expert in you--even if you're not yet aware of it. My role is to help you find that, and bring my own holistic vision, experience, training, expertise, and tools to the table, so you can work to be the best possible version of you."
Chloe Demisch, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
San Francisco, California 94104
"Are you trying to make a change or dealing with an inevitable turning point in life? My specialty is helping people work through stress, depression, relationship problems, work issues, and life transitions. Most clients who come to me find themselves overwhelmed with worry, feeling lost, shut down or burnt out. I especially enjoy working with millennials, new transplants building a life in the Bay, young professionals in demanding tech or biotech start-ups, college/grad school students, new mothers, and individuals uncertain of what step to take next. I can help you clarify your values, career path, and identity."
(619) 369-1564
Verified
San Francisco, California 94104
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"Are you trying to make a change or dealing with an inevitable turning point in life? My specialty is helping people work through stress, depression, relationship problems, work issues, and life transitions. Most clients who come to me find themselves overwhelmed with worry, feeling lost, shut down or burnt out. I especially enjoy working with millennials, new transplants building a life in the Bay, young professionals in demanding tech or biotech start-ups, college/grad school students, new mothers, and individuals uncertain of what step to take next. I can help you clarify your values, career path, and identity."
Martin Newman, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
San Francisco, California 94123
"I believe that every one of us has the potential of establishing a fuller and more joyous relationship with others and the world. As we work to bring our own unique voice into our lives, we frequently struggle against our childhood conditioning and the culture within which we find ourselves. Therapy as I see and practice it, is a process by which people, reconnect with their deepest yearnings and are helped to become more of whom they were meant to be so they may fulfill their truest destiny."
(415) 236-2916
Verified
San Francisco, California 94123
"I believe that every one of us has the potential of establishing a fuller and more joyous relationship with others and the world. As we work to bring our own unique voice into our lives, we frequently struggle against our childhood conditioning and the culture within which we find ourselves. Therapy as I see and practice it, is a process by which people, reconnect with their deepest yearnings and are helped to become more of whom they were meant to be so they may fulfill their truest destiny."
Jennifer Nasser, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
San Francisco, California 94102
"I specialize in working with adults, children and teens experiencing a wide range of difficulties from severe trauma to daily struggles including depression and anxiety. I work collaboratively and most importantly at your pace- reviewing emotions, thoughts, life experiences, and beliefs - gaining insight into your present-day challenges and evaluating the patterns and coping styles you have developed over time. Through this process, my goal is to support you in making lasting changes in your life. "
(415) 338-9366
Verified
San Francisco, California 94102
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"I specialize in working with adults, children and teens experiencing a wide range of difficulties from severe trauma to daily struggles including depression and anxiety. I work collaboratively and most importantly at your pace- reviewing emotions, thoughts, life experiences, and beliefs - gaining insight into your present-day challenges and evaluating the patterns and coping styles you have developed over time. Through this process, my goal is to support you in making lasting changes in your life. "

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