Nicole O'Connor
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT, ATR Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94114
An area of focus in my practice is working with parents, couples and families in times of adjustment and transition, particularly in the early years of parenthood. Parenthood can be very demanding especially when you're trying to maintain a career and relationships with your partner, family and friends. I work with clients to give them communication tools and self-care strategies as well as increasing self-awareness and personal insight.
Child or Adolescent
(415) 787-4454
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San Francisco, CA 94114
Child or Adolescent
An area of focus in my practice is working with parents, couples and families in times of adjustment and transition, particularly in the early years of parenthood. Parenthood can be very demanding especially when you're trying to maintain a career and relationships with your partner, family and friends. I work with clients to give them communication tools and self-care strategies as well as increasing self-awareness and personal insight.
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San Francisco, CA 94103
The Clinic Without Walls (TCWOW) offers FREE SERVICES to Bay Area residents. Our clinic provides a wide range of psychological services including individual, couple, family, and group therapy. We work with children, adults, and families. The clinic aims to increase clients' capacity to identify mental health needs and to access services through which they will be respected and effectively treated.The clinic is oriented to serving the needs of diverse populations and particularly those people historically discriminated against on the basis of race, sexual orientation, economic status, and other socio-cultural factors.
Child or Adolescent
(415) 325-2763
Verified

San Francisco, CA 94103
Child or Adolescent
The Clinic Without Walls (TCWOW) offers FREE SERVICES to Bay Area residents. Our clinic provides a wide range of psychological services including individual, couple, family, and group therapy. We work with children, adults, and families. The clinic aims to increase clients' capacity to identify mental health needs and to access services through which they will be respected and effectively treated.The clinic is oriented to serving the needs of diverse populations and particularly those people historically discriminated against on the basis of race, sexual orientation, economic status, and other socio-cultural factors.
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Kathleen Campbell
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94110
I work with adults who are struggling in their lives and in their relationships. I help you examine the past to gain insight into the origins of unwanted patterns and work with current issues to begin making real changes. I will explore early relationships with parents and family, as these relationships often impact your current relationships. I also examine thoughts, feelings, and behaviors in the present to identify unhealthy patterns and work with you to develop healthier ways of thinking and behaving. Learning healthy communication skills is also an important part of my work with client's.
Child or Adolescent
(510) 619-2838
Verified
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94110
Child or Adolescent
I work with adults who are struggling in their lives and in their relationships. I help you examine the past to gain insight into the origins of unwanted patterns and work with current issues to begin making real changes. I will explore early relationships with parents and family, as these relationships often impact your current relationships. I also examine thoughts, feelings, and behaviors in the present to identify unhealthy patterns and work with you to develop healthier ways of thinking and behaving. Learning healthy communication skills is also an important part of my work with client's.
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Rebekah Kao
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, LPCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94118
Are you struggling in a relationship? Do you feel stuck, alone or misunderstood? Change is possible! I believe that inherent in each of us, there is internal strength, wisdom and the capacity for growth. Through a safe and trusting therapeutic relationship, I’m here to listen to your concerns, hopes and fears. It is from this process of working through our difficulties that we can begin to gain insight, strengthen our sense of self and be better able to cope with the struggles that we face. I feel passionate about helping individuals and couples who are going through a difficult time in their lives to heal, connect and thrive.
Child or Adolescent
(650) 376-8417
Verified
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94118
Child or Adolescent
Are you struggling in a relationship? Do you feel stuck, alone or misunderstood? Change is possible! I believe that inherent in each of us, there is internal strength, wisdom and the capacity for growth. Through a safe and trusting therapeutic relationship, I’m here to listen to your concerns, hopes and fears. It is from this process of working through our difficulties that we can begin to gain insight, strengthen our sense of self and be better able to cope with the struggles that we face. I feel passionate about helping individuals and couples who are going through a difficult time in their lives to heal, connect and thrive.
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Akemi Takagi Matsuoka
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, LPCC Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94115
I believe in an integrative approach to help people. I incorporate psychotherapy, relaxation, mindfulness, exercise, nutrition and self-regulation techniques to work with people who suffer from mental health issues and relational problems. I enjoy sharing with my clients a tool to take care of themselves and looking for practical solutions that meet their needs. I have practiced psychotherapy and provided mental health treatment over 20 years in the field of community mental health as well as in school settings. I work with children, adolescents and adults.
Child or Adolescent
(415) 463-1488
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94115
Child or Adolescent
I believe in an integrative approach to help people. I incorporate psychotherapy, relaxation, mindfulness, exercise, nutrition and self-regulation techniques to work with people who suffer from mental health issues and relational problems. I enjoy sharing with my clients a tool to take care of themselves and looking for practical solutions that meet their needs. I have practiced psychotherapy and provided mental health treatment over 20 years in the field of community mental health as well as in school settings. I work with children, adolescents and adults.
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Andrew Amick
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94115
I will work with you to see what's in the way of you getting what you need. I leverage research and experience to support those in the LGBTQIA+ community, teens and young adults, students, human service providers (teachers, counselors, therapists, social workers, etc.), performers and musicians, spiritualists and thinkers, young parents, and young couples.
Child or Adolescent
(323) 968-5167
Verified
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94115
Child or Adolescent
I will work with you to see what's in the way of you getting what you need. I leverage research and experience to support those in the LGBTQIA+ community, teens and young adults, students, human service providers (teachers, counselors, therapists, social workers, etc.), performers and musicians, spiritualists and thinkers, young parents, and young couples.
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Kathleen Louise Someah
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94108
I am especially passionate about treating eating disorders. I see clients of varying age groups with a particular focus on adolescents, transitional age youth and young adults. Changing one's behaviors and psychological states is a process and I aim to meet clients where they are at in terms of their readiness for change. In addition to specific graduate training and many years working at Stanford Health's inpatient eating disorder unit, I also have lived experience dealing with disordered eating, and find that my own recovery journey benefits clients and serves as a reminder that recovery is attainable.
Child or Adolescent
(628) 200-4079
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94108
Child or Adolescent
I am especially passionate about treating eating disorders. I see clients of varying age groups with a particular focus on adolescents, transitional age youth and young adults. Changing one's behaviors and psychological states is a process and I aim to meet clients where they are at in terms of their readiness for change. In addition to specific graduate training and many years working at Stanford Health's inpatient eating disorder unit, I also have lived experience dealing with disordered eating, and find that my own recovery journey benefits clients and serves as a reminder that recovery is attainable.
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Judith Tripp
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94114
Thirty-four years of experience have taught me what works in therapy. I utilize techniques from psychodynamic, cognitive, somatic and transpersonal approaches. I have skill and experience working with people who are anxious or depressed. I have worked successfully with people who have experienced childhood sexual abuse and people who have had difficulty in relationships. I will meet you with respect and compassion and work with you to develop a strategy for healing your wounds, disappointments and existential dilemmas. Together we will work to reveal the best of you-freed from debilitating family patterns, constraining belief systems and dysfunctional habits
Child or Adolescent
(650) 385-8345
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94114
Child or Adolescent
Thirty-four years of experience have taught me what works in therapy. I utilize techniques from psychodynamic, cognitive, somatic and transpersonal approaches. I have skill and experience working with people who are anxious or depressed. I have worked successfully with people who have experienced childhood sexual abuse and people who have had difficulty in relationships. I will meet you with respect and compassion and work with you to develop a strategy for healing your wounds, disappointments and existential dilemmas. Together we will work to reveal the best of you-freed from debilitating family patterns, constraining belief systems and dysfunctional habits
Amalia D. Aboitiz
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94131
Do you feel stretched to the limit having to be all things, to all people, all the time during these wacky times? Do feelings of fear, anxiety, anger, and depression lurk around the corners of you mind? Are you struggling to maintain balance having to juggle it all when you feel easily overwhelmed, impatient, frustrated, inadequate, and irritable? These are all signs of trauma, and we think these feelings are understandable even normal given the highly demanding circumstances of our
Child or Adolescent
(415) 358-3014
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94131
Child or Adolescent
Do you feel stretched to the limit having to be all things, to all people, all the time during these wacky times? Do feelings of fear, anxiety, anger, and depression lurk around the corners of you mind? Are you struggling to maintain balance having to juggle it all when you feel easily overwhelmed, impatient, frustrated, inadequate, and irritable? These are all signs of trauma, and we think these feelings are understandable even normal given the highly demanding circumstances of our
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Stephen Lugar
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94102
"Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of overcoming it." Helen Keller. Those words have been a source of inspiration to me for years as a person and a psychotherapist. I have worked with many people who have been brave enough to try to understand and make changes to what they struggle with in life, and also to live life more fully, creatively, and lovingly.
Child or Adolescent
(415) 697-3176
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94102
Child or Adolescent
"Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of overcoming it." Helen Keller. Those words have been a source of inspiration to me for years as a person and a psychotherapist. I have worked with many people who have been brave enough to try to understand and make changes to what they struggle with in life, and also to live life more fully, creatively, and lovingly.
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Meryl Leavitt
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, MFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94122
My passion and specialization is working with children and their families, which I have experience with in both school and private practice settings. Do you have children who are bullied at school or are the bully? Do you have children who are failing their classes or seem uncharacteristically anxious or depressed? Are you going through a separation with your partner and wonder how it is affecting your children? If you are, I can help. Other prevelent issues in my work with both adults and children include: grief and loss, substance abuse, anger management, family reunification, divorce, and romantic relationships.
Child or Adolescent
(415) 868-5901
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94122
Child or Adolescent
My passion and specialization is working with children and their families, which I have experience with in both school and private practice settings. Do you have children who are bullied at school or are the bully? Do you have children who are failing their classes or seem uncharacteristically anxious or depressed? Are you going through a separation with your partner and wonder how it is affecting your children? If you are, I can help. Other prevelent issues in my work with both adults and children include: grief and loss, substance abuse, anger management, family reunification, divorce, and romantic relationships.
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Gargi Patel
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT, MA Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94110
Therapy is a unique opportunity to explore your truest self. It is a space with no right or wrong. I am available for you to discover and be with various parts of yourself. Together, we will explore these pieces and the experiences that cause pain and discomfort; through this, there will be space for healing, understanding, and acceptance. My goal as a therapist is to accompany you on your journey: To guide you in understanding your authentic self as you foster self-love and acceptance for all the parts of yourself.
Child or Adolescent
(415) 390-0055
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94110
Child or Adolescent
Therapy is a unique opportunity to explore your truest self. It is a space with no right or wrong. I am available for you to discover and be with various parts of yourself. Together, we will explore these pieces and the experiences that cause pain and discomfort; through this, there will be space for healing, understanding, and acceptance. My goal as a therapist is to accompany you on your journey: To guide you in understanding your authentic self as you foster self-love and acceptance for all the parts of yourself.
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Jacqueline Smith
Marriage & Family Therapist, EdD, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94101
Life is a journey that we all have to take. Sometimes you need a little assistance getting through tough times and life's transitions. Therapy can be the avenue in which you take control of your destiny and make strides towards creating a better life for yourself. I look forward to assisting you on that journey by meeting you where you are at and leading you to where you want to be
Child or Adolescent
(510) 258-8869
Verified
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94101
Child or Adolescent
Life is a journey that we all have to take. Sometimes you need a little assistance getting through tough times and life's transitions. Therapy can be the avenue in which you take control of your destiny and make strides towards creating a better life for yourself. I look forward to assisting you on that journey by meeting you where you are at and leading you to where you want to be
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Gloria M Kardong
MD, DFAPA, DABPN Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94123
I am a psychiatrist providing psychotherapy and/or psychopharmacology, depending on the client's needs. I believe it is important to offer individualized care based on the client's problems, concerns and preferences. My style is warm, collaborative and interactive. I can help with a practical, solution-focused approach for current problems. I also do exploratory therapy to address unresolved issues from the past that may be interfering with living your life as fully as possible. My clients also seek depth therapy to promote personal growth, insight and self awareness. LICENSED IN 20 STATES--Virtual therapy and med management.
Child or Adolescent
(650) 800-5502
Verified
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94123
Child or Adolescent
I am a psychiatrist providing psychotherapy and/or psychopharmacology, depending on the client's needs. I believe it is important to offer individualized care based on the client's problems, concerns and preferences. My style is warm, collaborative and interactive. I can help with a practical, solution-focused approach for current problems. I also do exploratory therapy to address unresolved issues from the past that may be interfering with living your life as fully as possible. My clients also seek depth therapy to promote personal growth, insight and self awareness. LICENSED IN 20 STATES--Virtual therapy and med management.
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Tanya Takacs
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94115
These are most challenging times, and many of us are feeling stretched to our limits. The pandemic; economic uncertainty; social and political unrest; historic fires and record number of hurricanes. This is a time in which depression and anxiety may be an appropriate response. And, as your therapist, I have confidence that people are helped when they put their unique challenges into words and have them explored and understood in relationship.
Child or Adolescent
(415) 528-7819
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94115
Child or Adolescent
These are most challenging times, and many of us are feeling stretched to our limits. The pandemic; economic uncertainty; social and political unrest; historic fires and record number of hurricanes. This is a time in which depression and anxiety may be an appropriate response. And, as your therapist, I have confidence that people are helped when they put their unique challenges into words and have them explored and understood in relationship.
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Melinda Frenkel
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94110
Choosing to begin psychotherapy opens yourself to the experience of self-discovery, reflection, and growth. This decision may feel exhilarating or scary, as self-work often requires courage and a willingness to examine aspects of life which may have gone unattended for some time. But truly, beginning psychotherapy reflects an inner desire and commitment to enhance the parts of yourself and your life which are working well, and to explore, and ultimately make changes in the parts you would like to be different.
Child or Adolescent
(415) 938-5311
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94110
Child or Adolescent
Choosing to begin psychotherapy opens yourself to the experience of self-discovery, reflection, and growth. This decision may feel exhilarating or scary, as self-work often requires courage and a willingness to examine aspects of life which may have gone unattended for some time. But truly, beginning psychotherapy reflects an inner desire and commitment to enhance the parts of yourself and your life which are working well, and to explore, and ultimately make changes in the parts you would like to be different.
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Barrie Eden Yuspeh
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94115
I offer remote sessions that fit your needs. 2021 can be a great time to begin therapy and check in on your goals. Are you ready to make some changes? Or look at old blocks that have been holding you back? I offer psychotherapy for mind, body and spirit and I can help you to create and foster the life you want. I help people find more ease, more satisfaction, more confidence and more connection to themselves and others. By creating an atmosphere for learning, discovery and healing, I have seen many clients go through a deep transformative process.
Child or Adolescent
(415) 935-4932
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94115
Child or Adolescent
I offer remote sessions that fit your needs. 2021 can be a great time to begin therapy and check in on your goals. Are you ready to make some changes? Or look at old blocks that have been holding you back? I offer psychotherapy for mind, body and spirit and I can help you to create and foster the life you want. I help people find more ease, more satisfaction, more confidence and more connection to themselves and others. By creating an atmosphere for learning, discovery and healing, I have seen many clients go through a deep transformative process.
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Dr. Brett Gaynor Psychotherapy and Consultation
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94118
I strive to facilitate a dialogue that both empowers and engages clients in their own self-healing, valuing the co-creation of a transformative narrative and experience. As a licensed clinical psychologist, experienced in treating both children and adults, I view emotional and behavioral challenges as a dynamic outcome that develops as a result of complex interactions across time, as opposed to something inherently "broken" inside an individual.
Child or Adolescent
(415) 936-8748
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94118
Child or Adolescent
I strive to facilitate a dialogue that both empowers and engages clients in their own self-healing, valuing the co-creation of a transformative narrative and experience. As a licensed clinical psychologist, experienced in treating both children and adults, I view emotional and behavioral challenges as a dynamic outcome that develops as a result of complex interactions across time, as opposed to something inherently "broken" inside an individual.
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J. Delfina Piretti LMFT, REAT
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT, REAT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94118
I generally work with high functioning people at important junctures in life where the suffering is great. Asking for help is often a powerful step of surrendering the ego's attempts to resist change. Symptoms are often a sign that something is trying to wake up inside of you. When you turn your attention inward and get intimate with your inner life you can start to find the energy to heal, to grow and to change.
Child or Adolescent
(415) 979-6689
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94118
Child or Adolescent
I generally work with high functioning people at important junctures in life where the suffering is great. Asking for help is often a powerful step of surrendering the ego's attempts to resist change. Symptoms are often a sign that something is trying to wake up inside of you. When you turn your attention inward and get intimate with your inner life you can start to find the energy to heal, to grow and to change.
Julia Gallyot
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94117
Therapy is a relationship. My role in therapy is to walk with you through the exploration process. Ultimately, this relationship-building endeavor leads to more present, choiceful, and connected experiences. I'm interested in present moment awareness. Together, we follow the thread of aliveness. Sometimes, more than one "part" of you is alive in the moment. Inviting in these parts can provide an opportunity to build a relationship with them.
Child or Adolescent
(628) 250-4881
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94117
Child or Adolescent
Therapy is a relationship. My role in therapy is to walk with you through the exploration process. Ultimately, this relationship-building endeavor leads to more present, choiceful, and connected experiences. I'm interested in present moment awareness. Together, we follow the thread of aliveness. Sometimes, more than one "part" of you is alive in the moment. Inviting in these parts can provide an opportunity to build a relationship with them.

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Child or Adolescent Therapists
If you're looking for help with children or for a San Francisco child therapist these professionals provide help with child development, child education and help for child therapists. They include child therapists in San Francisco, child psychologists, child psychotherapists and child counselors. They can help with child abuse, mother child issues, child neglect, child behavior, child discipline.

For help with adolescents or for a San Francisco adolescent therapist these professionals provide help with adolescent development, adolescent education and help for adolescent therapists. They include adolescent therapists in San Francisco, adolescent psychologists, and adolescent counselors. They can help with adolescent behavior, adolescent learning and adolescent discipline. They'll also help with teens in San Francisco, teenagers in San Francisco, communicating and understanding your teenager, San Francisco teenager behavior and teenager learning issues.

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Therapists in San Francisco are able to work with a wide range of issues and communities, including the BIPOC community in San Francisco. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in San Francisco

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in San Francisco you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in San Francisco and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in San Francisco or family therapy in San Francisco.