Marriage Counseling Therapists in Downtown, San Mateo, CA

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Partners For Life Therapy
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Verified
Marriage is an intimate partnership that requires sharing yourself with someone else. A partnership between two people who have made a commitment to each other. This commitment has to be considered more important than any individual desire. The relationship has to come first. Couples therapy is a positive experience. It brings couples closer and makes life less stressful. Therapy adds a new dimension to your mutual communication. It may be hard to hear from your partner at first, but you may find that your mountainous challenges are really molehills.
(341) 999-2223
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San Mateo, CA 94401
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Thomas Williams
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT
Verified
Verified
My name is Thomas Williams and I am an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist. I have been working with a diverse population, such as children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families with a variety of needs; behavioral, emotional, social, relational, and psycho-educational.
(650) 600-7742
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San Mateo, CA 94401
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John Bradshaw
Psychologist
Verified
Verified
I am a Clinical Psychologist and Marriage and Family Therapist. The problems that I am trained to help are Children’s School and Learning Problems, ADHD in adults and children, Family, Marital , Divorce and Custody Problems, Depression, Anxiety and OCD. The sessions are problem focused, with emphasis on addressing the issues that continue to undermine a person’s ability to achieve happiness at home, work, social relationships and with one self.
(650) 209-7959
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Downtown
San Mateo, CA 94401
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Maria Levy Downs Psychotherapy
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
2 Endorsed
Verified
2 Endorsed
Other areas of emphasis include: low self-esteem, relationship or marital discord, parenting challenges, issues with assertiveness and cross-cultural issues.
I believe for therapy to be effective, there must be established trust, a willingness to be vulnerable and a commitment to be authentic. I work with those seeking for a more balanced sense of themselves. My style is direct, transparent, insight-oriented and Psychodynamic. I use cognitive behavioral techniques and evidence based practices to help clients achieve their goals of working through depression, managing anxiety, replenishing caregiver-burnt out and coping with life stress. I am a family educator and also believe a sense of humor (when appropriate), is necessary for this line of work. Certified SoulCollage® facilitator.
(650) 435-4348
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San Mateo, CA 94401
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Kristin Holbrook Donato
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified
Verified
Feel empowered to transform your relationships and become the person you want to be at work, at home, and in your social life. Build extraordinary relationships, recover from toxic ones, navigate difficult life transitions, and let go of what's preventing you from getting what you want. I actively participate in your growth process and ensure you feel compassionately held accountable to your goals. Experiences include former marketing professional, mother, and partner in cultivating a hard-earned, great marriage . As a counselor and coach, I work with couples, individuals, teens, and families.
(650) 517-7362
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San Mateo, CA 94401
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Mimi Maslan
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified
Verified
I am a licensed marriage and family therapist whose specialty is helping others improve their relationships. I believe that we all aspire to have deep, loving connections in our lives. I will help you to remove hurdles that may be impeding such connections in your life. Often, among these hurdles may be unhealed childhood experiences, baggage from previous relationships, and dysfunctional relating styles. Becoming more clear on what you have inherited from your family and what you developed as coping mechanisms will be the first step in aligning with your authentic self.
(650) 242-8097
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San Mateo, CA 94401
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Julianna Deardorff
Psychologist, MA, PhD
Verified
Verified
I create a safe and supportive environment for individuals who are struggling with a variety of life's challenges, including anxiety, depression, self-esteem, marital and relationship issues, life transitions, interpersonal and communication issues, gender and sexual identity development, and problems related to school or work. My practice focuses on teens, young adults, and adults. In my work with couples and families, I focus on improving communication and emotional connection. My non-judgmental approach allows clients to explore and discover their most authentic selves.
(650) 513-8945
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San Mateo, CA 94401
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Noreen Hui
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified
Verified
As a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, I specialize in healing relationships. You may be feeling emotionally disconnected from your loved one right now and wondering "what's happening to us", "we used to spend more time together", "we used to talk more, laugh more". This is a normal feeling --- often times because of life changes (kids, career, relocation, family deaths) your relationship takes a back seat. Over the years, you evolve as an individual, you are not the same person you were when you entered into the relationship.
(650) 351-1055
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San Mateo, CA 94401
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Jessica Urzua-Jones
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
Verified
About me: I was born and raised in Santiago, Chile. I am a licensed Marriage Family Therapist in the state of CA (LMFT 102349). I hold an MA in Counseling Psychology as well as a BA in Latin American Literature and a Minor in German. I have also lived in Lucerne, Switzerland and Munich, Germany. While in Chile, I studied opera.
(628) 600-0741
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San Mateo, CA 94401
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Leslie Baxter, LMFT
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Verified
I am an experienced Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist endorsed in California as an Infant-Family and Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist.
You are so worried about your child. She cries everytime you drop her off at preschool and she is so shy at birthday parties that she won't leave your side. You thought she would outgrow this, but instead she seems to be more and more afraid of things. She is happy at home, but she still follows you from room to room. You just want her to relax and enjoy her childhood. You remember when your child first started school, how excited you were! You thought she would soon warm up and make friends. You want to be able to pick your child up from school and hear from the teacher that she was just fine once you left. You want to hear about what your child learned, and that your child played well with friends.
(650) 516-4235
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Linda Johnson
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT, LAADC
Verified
2 Endorsed
Verified
2 Endorsed
I offer a free consultation to assist you in finding the best fit for your therapy needs. There are a variety of tools and interventions therapists use in clinical work to support clients, but a strong and trusted bond with your clinician is fundamental to achieve the maximum benefit from sessions. For more than 20 years, I have been honored to assist others during some of life's most difficult times. I look forward to meeting you and answering any questions you may have about my approach, experience, training, and specialities.
(650) 735-3965
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San Mateo, CA 94401
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Marialena Malejan-Roussere
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT, CGP
Verified
2 Endorsed
Verified
2 Endorsed
Do you long for more intimacy and happiness in your life? Do you know what you want and seek the support to move into bold action? I believe people have an intrinsic sense of how personal dynamics may be creating or blocking what it is desired, but often get stuck in unconscious patterns and old behaviors. Taking the time to tune into self is a valuable resource for finding one's own voice and the natural solutions that reside within. I offer support to help you manage issues, find solutions, break patterns and create more of the life you want.
(408) 337-2947
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San Mateo, CA 94401
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Krista Parker
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
Verified
Hi there! With COVID-19 and everything happening in the world right now, life may be very overwhelming, leading us to feel isolated, anxious, depressed, stuck, and helpless. I am here to help you navigate through these life challenges, find a healthy balance, and help you find tools to cope and grow. I help children, teens, adults, and families transform their grief, traumatic experiences, anxiety, depression, and other overwhelming emotions into healing and hope.
(747) 236-6162
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San Mateo, CA 94401
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Amy Gervasi
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
By providing a safe and supportive environment, clients are able to explore new approaches to ongoing life challenges. Some techniques I use suggest that our thoughts effect how we behave. Therefore, if we change the way we think, we may notice changes in our overall mood and behavior. My optimistic and caring style support self growth and empowerment. Part of my role as a therapist is to help my clients establish realistic goals that bring about positive change. I enjoy working with children, adolescents and adults.
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Downtown
San Mateo, CA 94401
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Miriam Home
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, LPCC
Verified
Verified
Do you strive for approval at the expense of expressing your authentic self? I believe we are all already wonderful and whole, and I want to help you reconnect with your true self and improve your relationships. Together, we will quiet the negative thoughts and help you find ways to naturally heal and grow. I also have experience working with children and families, helping them cope with a wide variety of issues.
(650) 437-7507
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San Mateo, CA 94401
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Roberta Sherwood
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Verified
I specialize in working with individuals and couples who want help improving the quality of their intimate relations. I use a humanistic approach also employing cognitive and behavioral skill building. I am supportive while providing honest feedback in my relationships with my clients. My main goal in the therapeutic relationship is to provide a safe, trusting environment where individuals can explore their feelings in their search for a more fulfilling life.
(650) 200-3600
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San Mateo, CA 94401
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Edna Avraham
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Verified
I bring into my practice over 30 years of experience and extensive training in couple's dynamics, attachment style, and sexuality. I help unhappy couples resolve their issues with practical counseling. Individually or together, I can help you with challenges in emotional closeness, intimacy, sexual or other relationship conflicts. Whether you tend to fight without resolution, get angry, sad or numb, or give up and pull away, I offer many effective tools to help you grow your relationship and deepen your connection. In a warm and interactive manner I will help you transform obstacles into the relationship you want.
(650) 353-3196
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San Mateo, CA 94401
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Bay Area Therapy Now
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT, CA-ODC, MAC
Verified
Verified
You're using drugs/alcohol too much, and you can't stop. You are lost, miserable and scared, and you want to be found. I offer a compassionate, supportive and direct approach to help you meet your needs and achieve your goals. You're ready to explore your underlying, and probably ancient, beliefs that you hold about yourself and that fuel chronic negative thoughts and behaviors. We will work together to rediscover your authentic self, that person who was somehow left behind and is waiting for you to come back. I provide an eclectic approach. You receive a personal assessment, then focused treatment that best fits you.
(415) 903-4145
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San Mateo, CA 94401
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Jianan Hu
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
Welcome to my practice. It is very common to experience distressing emotions at various points in our lives. When this happens, we often engage in unhelpful patterns of behavior and thought that can maintain and exacerbate the problem. This leads many of us to feel stuck and even hopeless. I hope to be able to help you better recognize and understand your emotions, and provide a place of validation and support for your distress. In addition, I will work with you to identify unhealthy behaviors and patterns of thought, change them, and adopt new and healthier coping strategies.
(650) 376-7388
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Downtown
San Mateo, CA 94404
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Bob Livingstone
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Verified
I work with children, adolescents, and adults. I have been in private practice for twenty-eight years and I believe therapy issues are all related to loss. I specialize in working with children of divorce, those who have lost a loved one, men with anger issues, and the problems of teenagers. I am the author of five self-help books. My new book is titled Letting go of Grief: Move your Body to Rock and Soul. You can check it out here: http://tinyurl.com/k8kggrv
(650) 741-1534
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San Mateo, CA 94401
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What type of Downtown, San Mateo mental health professional is right for me?
While most types of therapy have a lot in common, they also fall into clusters that share core features, such as cognitive therapies or psychodynamic approaches. It is important to seek someone who practices evidence-based therapy, meaning one or more forms of treatment that have been scientifically evaluated and tested, and demonstrate consistent improvement for a majority of patients.

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How to find a therapist or counselor in Downtown, San Mateo?
When looking to find a therapist, start by considering training and credentials. Studies also indicate that the therapeutic alliance, or the relationship the client develops with the therapist, is an important factor in their ability to work together to achieve the client’s goals.

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