Therapists in South San Francisco, CA

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Gail Wright
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Hello, I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I focus my interventions on helping clients bring balance to their life by using evidence-based practice techniques and strategies to increase self-awareness, improve interpersonal relationships and manage symptoms.
(951) 210-7896 
South San Francisco, CA 94080
Offers online therapy
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Alees Azar
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Therapy can help you remove unwanted behaviors and restore joy and fulfillment to your life. If you struggle with anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, relationship issues or impact from trauma, I provide a non-judgmental, active, caring environment to enable you to make positive changes. My therapeutic approach is supported by the most recent research. I integrate cognitive behavioral, mindfulness-based, and multicultural theoretical perspectives in my work. As you tell your story, I will help you identify your inner strengths, develop lasting and more effective coping skills that will re-energize your relationships and life.
(650) 582-4189 
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South San Francisco, CA 94080
Offers online therapy
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Blake Shepard
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
We all endure relational and environmental challenges that can push us into a state of overwhelm, whether that be at work, home, school, or in our own mind. I believe that working to identify these stressors, then developing strategies and approaches to overcome them with a trusted therapist can lead us to getting the most out of our lives. I enjoy working with a diverse population of clients, and specifically love engaging in therapeutic work around reauthoring the story we tell ourselves and have been told by others. I appreciate helping clients to challenge the narratives we may perceive as true about ourselves and our journey.
(650) 338-1164 
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South San Francisco, CA 94080
Offers online therapy
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Sani Patel
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Hello, my name is Sani. I have been working in the mental health field for the past 4+years now helping individuals find direction, path, healing, and light in the midst of despair in life. As an empath and highly intuitive individual my goal is to provide efficient, concrete, and genuine services to individuals who are suffering from mental illness-anxiety, depression, behavioral issues, addiction, life coaching, developmental issues, and so forth in overcoming life challenges to help bring forth healing in all aspects of life.
(650) 460-1033 
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South San Francisco, CA 94080
Offers online therapy
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Charles Jones
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Charles (Cass) Jones has worked as an Addictions and Marriage & Family Therapist for thirty years. Working in recovery programs with Addicts, Alcoholics and their families in the early 1990’s. With the County of Los Angeles he worked with foster children and as a Program Director focusing on at-risk adolescents. The teams he lead included Hospital Diversion, Emergency Response and Wraparound. The majority of his career has been in Private Practice in the Pasadena-Sierra Madre, California areas.
(650) 249-7257 
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South San Francisco, CA 94080
Offers online therapy
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Allyson Torres
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of California with over 4 years of experience working as a therapist and over 15 years of professional experience related to trauma and abuse-related issues. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels.
(650) 203-6767 
South San Francisco, CA 94080
Offers online therapy
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Araceli Cordova
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
As a bilingual, first generation Mexican American therapist and Bay Area native, I am passionate about promoting exploration and connection to self identity, healthy relationships, and a growth mindset in times of transition. I work with children and families, particularly I specialize in providing a supportive and nonjudgmental space for teens struggling with the chaos of adolescence and becoming a young adult in this generation. I am here to process these anxious feelings and help teens develop the skills to better recognize, understand, and tolerate their feelings, so they can learn to “grow through what they go through”.
(650) 684-8199 
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South San Francisco, CA 94080
Not accepting new clients
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Martha Borja Acacio
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified
I hold over 25 years of experience working with youth, adolescents, young adults, adults and families. After earning my master's degree in Counseling at San Francisco State University, I accepted a position with Family Service Agency of San Francisco, then with the City and County of San Francisco Department of Public Health, Community Behavioral Services. In this position, I helped to create the Transitional Youth Service Program. In 2000, I received a Certificate of Honor award from the Mayor of San Francisco.
(650) 353-9141 
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South San Francisco, CA 94080
Offers online therapy
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Diana Gómez Ibarra
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified
Looking for help in this vulnerable process of healing? I'm honored to share space with people who bring the effects of Trauma and Loss to session. I am passionate about helping people with difficult pasts heal and feel more present. I help grievers work through the would-have could-have and should-haves that linger long after a loss. Have you spent more time explaining your Cultura to a therapist than the issues you wanted to focus on? Let's focus on you. I got you! I am a Bay Area Chicana therapist, that loves integrating culture as a means of healing, context and growth.
(650) 458-0189 
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South San Francisco, CA 94080
Offers online therapy
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Kyle Pettit
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT
Verified
Have you been struggling with self-esteem issues, anxiety, depression, or stress? I understand how difficult that can be. I work collaboratively with my clients to help them achieve their potential and overcome life’s difficulties. I utilize evidence-based techniques such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and others to help men and women achieve their potential. Using confidential, one-on-one telehealth sessions (phone or video), we’ll work together to understand the past and create a positive future with new tools and strategies. As a biracial Asian American man, I have personal insight into our unique cultural experience.
(650) 648-6528 
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South San Francisco, CA 94080
Offers online therapy
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Andrea Chiang
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
I support women who are grieving the loss of a parent. I love helping compassionate caregivers, who feel deeply for others, but have a hard time doing this for themselves. Many of my clients come to see me when they’re struggling to voice their needs, can’t share their grief with friends and family without fear of over concern or judgement, and when they experience prolonged feelings of guilt or shame.
(650) 300-3607 
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South San Francisco, CA 94080
Offers online therapy
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Jane Jolindon Alfonso
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA , MFT
Verified
Sometimes we forget ourselves as we go about our lives, or forget what is important. Perhaps other priorities have taken the place of your needs and goals. Maybe it is work, or other people, or the details we all have to attend to in order to get through the day. Why am I here? Why am I doing this? Maybe you do know the "why" and yet that doesn't feel like enough. Maybe you wake up with dread knowing that the toil and toll begin again and there is no room for you. Life has become a joyless exercise full of duty, obligation, emptiness. The lack of meaning keeps you awake at night or drives you to distraction.
(650) 275-6139 
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South San Francisco, CA 94080
Offers online therapy
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Stephen William Douthit
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MS, AMFT
Verified
One of my specialties is mindfulness awareness for Men- that is, helping men who have historically struggled with a mind - body connection, find that connection for themselves. While I feel that everyone would benefit from this, I'm particularly passionate about helping men achieve this. There is a power in that connection. Through various techniques I teach you how to process and gain control over your thoughts and emotions - with the goal of processing trauma, reducing depression, anxiety, and emotional dysregulation. I have seen it work. I have seen the change in people and observed this physical phenomenon. There is hope for you
(650) 777-8712 
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South San Francisco, CA 94083
Offers online therapy
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Maryam Moody
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Sometimes we feel bad and don’t know why. Other times, we know the problem, but change feels impossible. That's where I come in. My style is warm, direct, and authentic. I bring humor and curiosity to my relationships with clients. You can expect to laugh, to be interrupted by questions, and to be heard with heartfelt empathy.
(650) 590-1086 
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South San Francisco, CA 94083
Offers online therapy
Waitlist for new clients
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Maya Rufino
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
You want to learn and grow, but lately you've been feeling stuck. The demands of everyday life may have you overwhelmed, exhausted, or feeling down. You’ve lost your sense of meaning and purpose (you ask yourself “why am I even doing any of this?” or “what’s the point?”). You feel BURNT, and you want to feel fresh. You’re struggling with depression, anxiety, or burnout, and looking for tools to help.
 
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South San Francisco, CA 94080
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Holly M Stangle
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Hey there, I'm Holly! I'm a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who is passionate about helping others find wholeness in their lives and relationships -- to find peace where there is conflict, clarity where there is confusion, freedom where there is fear. I work with adults, kids, and families too. Whatever it is that brings you here today, I'm thankful you're reaching out! Whether you're struggling with depression or anxiety, trauma or loss, family or relationship issues -- whether your struggles seem big or small -- I hope to make therapy a safe place where you can be real, and grow, and find healing.
(805) 360-3235 
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South San Francisco, CA 94080
Offers online therapy
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Yulia Shin
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) and a Registered Art Therapist, and also trained in EMDR. I have experience working with youth, adults, couples, families, and adults with severe mental illness in variety of mental health settings. My areas of focus include depression, anxiety, impulsivity, trauma, self-esteem, couples therapy, family conflicts, grief and loss, difficult transitions, stress, and life coaching. I use an integrative approach to therapy that draws from cognitive-behavioral therapy, dialectical-behavioral therapy, EMDR, art therapy, mindfulness meditation, humanistic client-centered therapy and
(626) 507-4711 
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South San Francisco, CA 94080
Offers online therapy
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Henry Tran
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
I am an LCSW that has been practicing since 2016. I graduated with a Bachelor of Human Services with a Master of Social Work. I am currently working full-time with adults and elders. I also have experience working with children and adolescents. I have worked in many fields, including the foster system, homelessness, hospitals, multicultural individuals, veterans, and end-of-life clients.
(707) 532-2159 
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South San Francisco, CA 94080
Offers online therapy
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Alexander Gilburd
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
I believe in people’s innate ability to persevere and evolve through their struggles. Everyone has an innate potential to achieve their goals if given the proper nourishment and environment. As a therapist, I strive to provide that environment. I help patients find their path towards their own peace of mind. I foster a trusting and caring relationship with my patients, focusing on the unique and fascinating experiences that every individual brings to the table.
(858) 293-4177 
South San Francisco, CA 94080
Offers online therapy
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Laura C Whyte
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
My name is Laura Whyte and I am Licensed Clinical Social Worker in private practice. I have over 12 years of experience working with clients and professionals in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings. I employ a collaborative therapeutic approach that encourages informed decisions about action and change. Sessions will focus on exploring your personal values and goals allowing you to move towards the life you want with confidence and optimism. My goal in practice is to help you recognize your strengths and build upon them. I look forward to working with you!
(628) 265-8382 
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South San Francisco, CA 94080


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

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

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

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

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

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

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