Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
San Francisco, California 94110
"I am a curious, open-minded, and non-blaming holistic Gestalt who will meet you exactly where you are because I recognize that you are the expert of your own experience. As an empathic witness, advocate, and guide, I will help you increase your self-awareness, self-support, self-acceptance, and sense of agency through mindful observation, personal exploration, and collaborative experimentation. Essentially, I will help you re-examine your life and re-experience yourself and others, in different as well as new meaningful and healing ways. My approach is mindful, intuitive, and tenderhearted."
(628) 888-6233
Verified
San Francisco, California 94110
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"I am a curious, open-minded, and non-blaming holistic Gestalt who will meet you exactly where you are because I recognize that you are the expert of your own experience. As an empathic witness, advocate, and guide, I will help you increase your self-awareness, self-support, self-acceptance, and sense of agency through mindful observation, personal exploration, and collaborative experimentation. Essentially, I will help you re-examine your life and re-experience yourself and others, in different as well as new meaningful and healing ways. My approach is mindful, intuitive, and tenderhearted."
Solid Ground Psychotherapy, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
San Francisco, California 94110
"We naturally strive to make sense of the things that happen to us. With compassionate guidance and support, the effects of traumatic and impactful events can be transformed. My approach is collaborative, warm and interactive. My mindfulness-based, psychodynamic practice provides a safe haven from which to explore and create meaning of the key events of your life so that you can arrive at a place of balance and contentment. The process of therapy can help you reclaim your equanimity, vitality and natural resilience. I utilize sand tray and other creative means of expression to aid in the healing process."
(415) 477-1698 x2
Verified
San Francisco, California 94110
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"We naturally strive to make sense of the things that happen to us. With compassionate guidance and support, the effects of traumatic and impactful events can be transformed. My approach is collaborative, warm and interactive. My mindfulness-based, psychodynamic practice provides a safe haven from which to explore and create meaning of the key events of your life so that you can arrive at a place of balance and contentment. The process of therapy can help you reclaim your equanimity, vitality and natural resilience. I utilize sand tray and other creative means of expression to aid in the healing process."
Toni Brooks, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
San Francisco, California 94118
"I have been practicing psychotherapy for close to 40 years. I am an active therapist, committed to staying deeply engaged in our moment-to-moment exchange. I am willing and able to go to the depths of a client's experience, allowing her/him to release tangled feelings and break open psychological knots. With guided imagery, EMDR, the Flash Technique (for trauma), and EFT, I help people access and make use of the expansive and healing capacities of the unconscious mind. I am also skilled in working pragmatically, helping people communicate better, shift habits of negative thinking, and solve troubling life concerns."
(415) 779-7843
Verified
San Francisco, California 94118
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"I have been practicing psychotherapy for close to 40 years. I am an active therapist, committed to staying deeply engaged in our moment-to-moment exchange. I am willing and able to go to the depths of a client's experience, allowing her/him to release tangled feelings and break open psychological knots. With guided imagery, EMDR, the Flash Technique (for trauma), and EFT, I help people access and make use of the expansive and healing capacities of the unconscious mind. I am also skilled in working pragmatically, helping people communicate better, shift habits of negative thinking, and solve troubling life concerns."
Kari Floberg, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
San Francisco, California 94123
"Therapy can help you locate your internal compass in order to navigate the challenges that life brings. If you are seeking therapy, perhaps some area of your life is out of balance. You may feel conflicted, that you are not finding the connection you want in relationships or not living up to your fullest potential. I can help you make sense of these feelings, cultivate your innate gifts and respectfully let go of old habits so you can live more freely."
(415) 991-6329
Verified
San Francisco, California 94123
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"Therapy can help you locate your internal compass in order to navigate the challenges that life brings. If you are seeking therapy, perhaps some area of your life is out of balance. You may feel conflicted, that you are not finding the connection you want in relationships or not living up to your fullest potential. I can help you make sense of these feelings, cultivate your innate gifts and respectfully let go of old habits so you can live more freely."
Lori Sparrow, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
San Francisco, California 94123
"I specialize in treating addiction and anxiety disorders including general anxiety, panic disorder, OCD, and social anxiety, with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I also treat families challenged with addiction in their family members. I use evidence based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, and Attachment Theory. My style is collaborative, supportive and empathic. I work to uncover family dynamics and work with clients to put in place practical life skills to thrive in life. I work collaboratively with Bay Area psychiatrists, psych testing psychologists, and physicians. Offices in Marin, SF, Piedmont."
(415) 712-2208
Verified
San Francisco, California 94123
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"I specialize in treating addiction and anxiety disorders including general anxiety, panic disorder, OCD, and social anxiety, with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I also treat families challenged with addiction in their family members. I use evidence based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, and Attachment Theory. My style is collaborative, supportive and empathic. I work to uncover family dynamics and work with clients to put in place practical life skills to thrive in life. I work collaboratively with Bay Area psychiatrists, psych testing psychologists, and physicians. Offices in Marin, SF, Piedmont."
Daniel J. Kugler, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, STD, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
San Francisco, California 94109
"I am a compassionate and practical therapist with many years of experience. I work with people having relationship problems, anxiety, depression, job difficulties or life transitions. My treatment focuses on problem-solving in the here and now, short term or long term. I offer reasonable fees and evening appointments."
(650) 385-8227
Verified
San Francisco, California 94109
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"I am a compassionate and practical therapist with many years of experience. I work with people having relationship problems, anxiety, depression, job difficulties or life transitions. My treatment focuses on problem-solving in the here and now, short term or long term. I offer reasonable fees and evening appointments."
Patricia F Ross, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
San Francisco, California 94123
"Do you are suffer from depression, anxiety, relationship or job-related issues? Psychotherapy can be extremely helpful. For 25 years I've worked with people struggling with these problems as well as substance abuse, recovery, women's issues and aging. "Patricia Ross is one of the smartest, warmest, most thoughtful, present, and trustworthy therapists it's been my pleasure to teach. She is real. From her experiences in living (as a wife, mother, musician, and lifelong learner) she has gained a significant measure of wisdom. I have referred patients to her before and will do so again." David Wallin, PhD (Author of Attachment in Psychotherapy)"
(415) 702-0932
Verified
San Francisco, California 94123
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"Do you are suffer from depression, anxiety, relationship or job-related issues? Psychotherapy can be extremely helpful. For 25 years I've worked with people struggling with these problems as well as substance abuse, recovery, women's issues and aging. "Patricia Ross is one of the smartest, warmest, most thoughtful, present, and trustworthy therapists it's been my pleasure to teach. She is real. From her experiences in living (as a wife, mother, musician, and lifelong learner) she has gained a significant measure of wisdom. I have referred patients to her before and will do so again." David Wallin, PhD (Author of Attachment in Psychotherapy)"
Verónica Cervantes Wefers, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
San Francisco, California 94110
"I am a relational somatic therapist, which means that being real matters and the relationship that develops between us is very important. Part of the process of therapy is buidling trust and cultivating an alliance. The work I will assist you with involves a sincere effort to go inside yourself and uncover what you're actually experiencing, and then communicate that. We can discuss your difficulties and identify how you can influence them. "
(415) 818-0491
Verified
San Francisco, California 94110
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"I am a relational somatic therapist, which means that being real matters and the relationship that develops between us is very important. Part of the process of therapy is buidling trust and cultivating an alliance. The work I will assist you with involves a sincere effort to go inside yourself and uncover what you're actually experiencing, and then communicate that. We can discuss your difficulties and identify how you can influence them. "
Barton A Shulman, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, MA, LPCC, NCC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
San Francisco, California 94103
"I believe in taking a strength-based, client-centered approach to psychotherapy, working with you to help you grow toward your best self. The familiar ways you have of dealing with life's complications may not be working; together we can work to identify new positive means of change. I have trained in an integrative model of psychotherapy, and have experience with person-centered, CBT, narrative, existential/humanist therapies, and other methods. No two clients are alike, and I collaborate with my clients to plan customized therapy that works for each person."
(415) 662-0290
Verified
San Francisco, California 94103
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"I believe in taking a strength-based, client-centered approach to psychotherapy, working with you to help you grow toward your best self. The familiar ways you have of dealing with life's complications may not be working; together we can work to identify new positive means of change. I have trained in an integrative model of psychotherapy, and have experience with person-centered, CBT, narrative, existential/humanist therapies, and other methods. No two clients are alike, and I collaborate with my clients to plan customized therapy that works for each person."
Tina Smelser MFT, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
San Francisco, California 94118
"Often, much of the suffering a person experiences comes from difficulties in relationships; with others and with oneself. With compassion and understanding, I can help you explore what gets in the way of having satisfying relationships. As part of that process, we can look at ways to communicate more effectively. I have special interest and experience in working with people from different cultural backgrounds, of mixed cultural backgrounds, or in cross-cultural relationships. I have worked with many clients who are adult children of alcoholics, and understand the challenges of such an upbringing. I work with individual adults and couples."
(415) 663-2971
Verified
San Francisco, California 94118
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"Often, much of the suffering a person experiences comes from difficulties in relationships; with others and with oneself. With compassion and understanding, I can help you explore what gets in the way of having satisfying relationships. As part of that process, we can look at ways to communicate more effectively. I have special interest and experience in working with people from different cultural backgrounds, of mixed cultural backgrounds, or in cross-cultural relationships. I have worked with many clients who are adult children of alcoholics, and understand the challenges of such an upbringing. I work with individual adults and couples."
Marla Leigh Caplan, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFA
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
San Francisco, California 94123
"I work with creative individuals who want to explore their identity, the impact of past experiences on their lives, and find freedom in moving forward with intention. I have worked with clients who are healing from addiction, trauma, and physical, sexual, or emotional abuse. I also help couples to create deeper understanding in their relationship and resolve conflicts and ruptures in order to move forward happily."
(415) 980-8616
Verified
San Francisco, California 94123
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"I work with creative individuals who want to explore their identity, the impact of past experiences on their lives, and find freedom in moving forward with intention. I have worked with clients who are healing from addiction, trauma, and physical, sexual, or emotional abuse. I also help couples to create deeper understanding in their relationship and resolve conflicts and ruptures in order to move forward happily."
Daniel C McCracken, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
San Francisco, California 94102
"We all have an abundance of inner strength, courage and potential available to us. You may be experiencing difficulty accessing these strengths or carrying them into all areas of your life for a variety of reasons. You may also be caught up in experiencing difficulties that don’t allow you to find the inertia or ability to get to your potential. Some of these difficulties that I work to alleviate so that you can find a more rewarding life are: ANXIETY, DEPRESSION, LOW SELF-ESTEEM, FEELINGS OF BEING STUCK, RELATIONSHIPS, GRIEF"
(415) 742-1941
Verified
San Francisco, California 94102
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"We all have an abundance of inner strength, courage and potential available to us. You may be experiencing difficulty accessing these strengths or carrying them into all areas of your life for a variety of reasons. You may also be caught up in experiencing difficulties that don’t allow you to find the inertia or ability to get to your potential. Some of these difficulties that I work to alleviate so that you can find a more rewarding life are: ANXIETY, DEPRESSION, LOW SELF-ESTEEM, FEELINGS OF BEING STUCK, RELATIONSHIPS, GRIEF"
Jane Walter, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
San Francisco, California 94115
"Let's face it, talking about sex can be uncomfortable but sexual concerns are actually common. As a compassionate, competent sex therapist, I can help you with: Problems with sexual desire, Wanting to experience orgasm, Erectile dysfunction or premature ejaculation, Painful intercourse, Sexual behaviors that are troubling to you, Rekindling sex after pregnancy/childbirth, Overcoming relationship and sexual problems associated with infertility and its treatment, Processing trauma and thriving after negative sexual experiences, Working through affairs, Sexual desire discrepancy concerns, Support in polyamorous relationships"
(415) 813-5197
Verified
San Francisco, California 94115
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"Let's face it, talking about sex can be uncomfortable but sexual concerns are actually common. As a compassionate, competent sex therapist, I can help you with: Problems with sexual desire, Wanting to experience orgasm, Erectile dysfunction or premature ejaculation, Painful intercourse, Sexual behaviors that are troubling to you, Rekindling sex after pregnancy/childbirth, Overcoming relationship and sexual problems associated with infertility and its treatment, Processing trauma and thriving after negative sexual experiences, Working through affairs, Sexual desire discrepancy concerns, Support in polyamorous relationships"
Steven Zlutnick, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
San Francisco, California 94108
"I have been a behavior therapist for over 40 years. I specialize in short term, problem oriented therapy, with goals generated together with the client. I try to combine a compassionate, caring, common sense approach to problems encountered in daily life with evidenced-based cognitive behavioral therapy techniques. I am Professor Emeritus of Counseling Psychology at the University of San Francisco and on the Allied Professional Staff at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. I have been training psychologists, psychiatrists and other therapists in behavior therapy for nearly 40 years and have published widely in behavior therapy and behavioral medicine."
(415) 989-2140
Verified
San Francisco, California 94108
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"I have been a behavior therapist for over 40 years. I specialize in short term, problem oriented therapy, with goals generated together with the client. I try to combine a compassionate, caring, common sense approach to problems encountered in daily life with evidenced-based cognitive behavioral therapy techniques. I am Professor Emeritus of Counseling Psychology at the University of San Francisco and on the Allied Professional Staff at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. I have been training psychologists, psychiatrists and other therapists in behavior therapy for nearly 40 years and have published widely in behavior therapy and behavioral medicine."
Giancarlo Scherillo, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
San Francisco, California 94104
"As a mindfulness and somatic based therapist, my approach is to provide a safe and supportive environment for your therapy process. I have an approach to therapy that includes both self-discovery with educational resources. I believe in supporting the internal process of the client unfolding it at their own pace. We can work together to better understand and resolve challenges in your current life. By applying mindfulness techniques with somatic therapy approaches and techniques, we will examine long-standing behavior patterns or negative beliefs that may be holding you back from experiencing a more fulfilling and meaningful life."
(415) 723-4322
Verified
San Francisco, California 94104
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"As a mindfulness and somatic based therapist, my approach is to provide a safe and supportive environment for your therapy process. I have an approach to therapy that includes both self-discovery with educational resources. I believe in supporting the internal process of the client unfolding it at their own pace. We can work together to better understand and resolve challenges in your current life. By applying mindfulness techniques with somatic therapy approaches and techniques, we will examine long-standing behavior patterns or negative beliefs that may be holding you back from experiencing a more fulfilling and meaningful life."
Tess Brigham, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, BCC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
San Francisco, California 94104
"No one warned you "adulting" would be so hard. You’re tired of feeling overwhelmed by trying to figure out if you’re on the right path, frustrated by an unfulfilling job or possibly annoyed by your dating life (or lack thereof). The problem is you’re not sure what else to do. You’ve spent your entire life following a carefully laid-out plan. You’ve gotten the degrees, secured the job, and landed the apartment. Your life is good but you wonder if "good" is enough. This is where I come in. We’ll work together to define your goals, create a clear path forward, and take action."
(415) 799-4409
Verified
San Francisco, California 94104
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"No one warned you "adulting" would be so hard. You’re tired of feeling overwhelmed by trying to figure out if you’re on the right path, frustrated by an unfulfilling job or possibly annoyed by your dating life (or lack thereof). The problem is you’re not sure what else to do. You’ve spent your entire life following a carefully laid-out plan. You’ve gotten the degrees, secured the job, and landed the apartment. Your life is good but you wonder if "good" is enough. This is where I come in. We’ll work together to define your goals, create a clear path forward, and take action."
Megan Brubaker, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, AMFT, MA
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
San Francisco, California 94118
"I have worked with client’s from pre-school age to adults very late in life. Life is tough and seeking help at any point helps you become the hero of your story. One of the most amazing things I get to see in this job are people who want to bring positive changes into their lives and are willing to set aside time to work on themselves their growth as individuals, couples and families. "
(415) 364-8167
Verified
San Francisco, California 94118
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"I have worked with client’s from pre-school age to adults very late in life. Life is tough and seeking help at any point helps you become the hero of your story. One of the most amazing things I get to see in this job are people who want to bring positive changes into their lives and are willing to set aside time to work on themselves their growth as individuals, couples and families. "
Victoria Charles, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, AMFT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
San Francisco, California 94123
"It takes courage to reach out for help. When you enter into a safe space and feel supported with genuine care, you are able to process the material that is blocking your happiness. I hold the therapeutic relationship as sacred and I see you in all of your humanity. It is an honor to be trusted with your healing journey. I bring my heart, humility, and empathy to our work together. We will work collaboratively on identifying what is no longer serving you and getting in the way of the life you really want to live."
(415) 594-4436
Verified
San Francisco, California 94123
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"It takes courage to reach out for help. When you enter into a safe space and feel supported with genuine care, you are able to process the material that is blocking your happiness. I hold the therapeutic relationship as sacred and I see you in all of your humanity. It is an honor to be trusted with your healing journey. I bring my heart, humility, and empathy to our work together. We will work collaboratively on identifying what is no longer serving you and getting in the way of the life you really want to live."
Alecia Singer, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
San Francisco, California 94115
"Are you struggling with emotional eating, an eating disorder or body image issues? Is it affecting your self-esteem, relationships and keeping you from moving forward in your life? There are often underlying issues of anxiety, depression, relational patterns or trauma that may be at the root of the obsession with body, food and weight. I will support you in increasing awareness and insights, developing new coping skills that help in tolerating painful feelings and managing stress, and learning to challenge critical and self-defeating beliefs. This creates potential for a deeper connection to oneself and others."
(415) 660-9464
Verified
San Francisco, California 94115
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"Are you struggling with emotional eating, an eating disorder or body image issues? Is it affecting your self-esteem, relationships and keeping you from moving forward in your life? There are often underlying issues of anxiety, depression, relational patterns or trauma that may be at the root of the obsession with body, food and weight. I will support you in increasing awareness and insights, developing new coping skills that help in tolerating painful feelings and managing stress, and learning to challenge critical and self-defeating beliefs. This creates potential for a deeper connection to oneself and others."
Nida Mirza, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
San Francisco, California 94104
"Are you not feeling like your usual self nowadays? Are stress, work, relationship pressure, or relocation overwhelming? Is there just a lot going on? Are you looking to feel more calm, less upset, and more happy? Sometimes our brain won't turn off, sometimes it is difficult to get out of bed, other times it is tough to buckle down and focus. Therapy can help! I see mental health as part of one's overall wellness. My approach focuses on having fewer negative emotions, and also on more positive emotions."
(628) 600-2941
Verified
San Francisco, California 94104
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"Are you not feeling like your usual self nowadays? Are stress, work, relationship pressure, or relocation overwhelming? Is there just a lot going on? Are you looking to feel more calm, less upset, and more happy? Sometimes our brain won't turn off, sometimes it is difficult to get out of bed, other times it is tough to buckle down and focus. Therapy can help! I see mental health as part of one's overall wellness. My approach focuses on having fewer negative emotions, and also on more positive emotions."

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