Silvia Voermanek (Macallister)
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, PCC, MA Verified
San Francisco, CA 94104
Offers online therapy
How are you holding up during these super stressful times? Life can seem tricky and overwhelming these days and requires courage and adaptability! I welcome people from all walks of life, ages and challenges. With many years of experience as a psychotherapist life & executive coach, I am passionate to help people overcome mental health issues and impasses to find a healthy, happy and powerful version of themselves. Quite a few of my clients work in the busy tech/start-up industry. They are driven and accomplished and know what they want but may suffer from burn-out, mental health challenges, or addictions of sorts.
(415) 965-2414
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San Francisco, CA 94104
Offers online therapy
How are you holding up during these super stressful times? Life can seem tricky and overwhelming these days and requires courage and adaptability! I welcome people from all walks of life, ages and challenges. With many years of experience as a psychotherapist life & executive coach, I am passionate to help people overcome mental health issues and impasses to find a healthy, happy and powerful version of themselves. Quite a few of my clients work in the busy tech/start-up industry. They are driven and accomplished and know what they want but may suffer from burn-out, mental health challenges, or addictions of sorts.
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Pearl McGee-Vincent
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
San Francisco, CA 94102
Offers online therapy
I enjoy working with clients ranging from those needing career-related counseling to those dealing with significant anxiety, depression and relationship stress.
Whether you want to deal more effectively with stress, build better relationships, or are facing a major life decision or crisis, I will work with you to help you develop the tools you need to get on track towards your personal and professional goals.
(415) 237-2543
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San Francisco, CA 94102
Offers online therapy
I enjoy working with clients ranging from those needing career-related counseling to those dealing with significant anxiety, depression and relationship stress.
Whether you want to deal more effectively with stress, build better relationships, or are facing a major life decision or crisis, I will work with you to help you develop the tools you need to get on track towards your personal and professional goals.
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David Sobel
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
San Francisco, CA 94112
Offers online therapy
I have over 30 years of experience working with private practice clients, in-patient medical and psychiatric patients, and Employee Assistance Counseling (EAP). I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety-related issues, parenting problems, career challenges, adjustment to illness, and end of life issues. I have also helped many people who have experienced physical, sexual, or emotional trauma as adults or children. My counseling style is relaxed, accepting, client-focused and non-judgmental. I focus on the client's existing strengths and coping skills.
(628) 213-7267
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San Francisco, CA 94112
Offers online therapy
I have over 30 years of experience working with private practice clients, in-patient medical and psychiatric patients, and Employee Assistance Counseling (EAP). I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety-related issues, parenting problems, career challenges, adjustment to illness, and end of life issues. I have also helped many people who have experienced physical, sexual, or emotional trauma as adults or children. My counseling style is relaxed, accepting, client-focused and non-judgmental. I focus on the client's existing strengths and coping skills.
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Maura Ferguson
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
San Francisco, CA 94110
Offers online therapy
We can't change our destination overnight but we can change our direction. A deep and felt understanding of how and why we live our lives can allow us to reorient ourselves to a more fulfilling life. I believe that therapeutic treatment must be tailored to each individual person seeking change. I work with adults who have endured trauma, feel anxious or depressed. I see couples that have drifted apart, struggle with anger, parenting difficulties and adolescents overwhelmed with the highs and lows of emerging adulthood. I also work with expectant parents and infant parent dyads having difficulty connecting with each other.
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San Francisco, CA 94110
Offers online therapy
We can't change our destination overnight but we can change our direction. A deep and felt understanding of how and why we live our lives can allow us to reorient ourselves to a more fulfilling life. I believe that therapeutic treatment must be tailored to each individual person seeking change. I work with adults who have endured trauma, feel anxious or depressed. I see couples that have drifted apart, struggle with anger, parenting difficulties and adolescents overwhelmed with the highs and lows of emerging adulthood. I also work with expectant parents and infant parent dyads having difficulty connecting with each other.
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Sarita Redalia
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
San Francisco, CA 94123
Offers online therapy
The experience of depression, anxiety, or relationship challenges can often be an invitation to new growth.
It is during challenging times such as these when one is often afforded the greatest opportunity for growth, transformation, and healing. If you’re feeling lost, broken, or like you've exhausted your resources to cope with life, it may be a good time to start therapy. Whether you’re depressed, overwhelmed, or struggling in relationship, my goal is to use my eighteen years of experience as a psychotherapist to help you relieve suffering and arrive at a deeper understanding and appreciation for yourself. Pain is sometimes inevitable in life, but suffering need not be.
(415) 237-0074
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San Francisco, CA 94123
Offers online therapy
The experience of depression, anxiety, or relationship challenges can often be an invitation to new growth.
It is during challenging times such as these when one is often afforded the greatest opportunity for growth, transformation, and healing. If you’re feeling lost, broken, or like you've exhausted your resources to cope with life, it may be a good time to start therapy. Whether you’re depressed, overwhelmed, or struggling in relationship, my goal is to use my eighteen years of experience as a psychotherapist to help you relieve suffering and arrive at a deeper understanding and appreciation for yourself. Pain is sometimes inevitable in life, but suffering need not be.
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Troy Wood
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
San Francisco, CA 94102
Offers online therapy
Are you a gay man dealing with a major life transition, low self-esteem, anxiety or depression? Do you crave genuine intimate relationships but struggle to build and maintain them due to insecurities and fears. If so, I can help. During our work together, you will gain deeper insight into the origin of your problems, develop skills to overcome them and improve your mental health and feel more empowered to achieve the happiness and fulfillment you deserve.
(415) 985-7476
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San Francisco, CA 94102
Offers online therapy
Are you a gay man dealing with a major life transition, low self-esteem, anxiety or depression? Do you crave genuine intimate relationships but struggle to build and maintain them due to insecurities and fears. If so, I can help. During our work together, you will gain deeper insight into the origin of your problems, develop skills to overcome them and improve your mental health and feel more empowered to achieve the happiness and fulfillment you deserve.
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Steven Upshur Ellison
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
San Francisco, CA 94115
Offers online therapy
For a long time now you have been looking for relief from the traumas, stressors and intensities that can arise as a part of everyday life. You may be feeling the weight of depression, or indecision; you may have learned to cope with life by starting to believe that your anxieties, self-defeating thoughts, insecurities and discomforts are simply who you are. Perhaps the idea and experience of internal and interpersonal freedom seem pleasant but have been unobtainable so far. You could be interested in exploring the fullness of your identity, learning to discover yourself and wondering how to show up as that person in your daily life
(510) 876-9958
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San Francisco, CA 94115
Offers online therapy
For a long time now you have been looking for relief from the traumas, stressors and intensities that can arise as a part of everyday life. You may be feeling the weight of depression, or indecision; you may have learned to cope with life by starting to believe that your anxieties, self-defeating thoughts, insecurities and discomforts are simply who you are. Perhaps the idea and experience of internal and interpersonal freedom seem pleasant but have been unobtainable so far. You could be interested in exploring the fullness of your identity, learning to discover yourself and wondering how to show up as that person in your daily life
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Rick Nizzardini
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, JD Verified
San Francisco, CA 94114
I work with clients facing many challenges, including traumatic histories of childhood and adult abuse, depression, anxiety, relationship and work problems, and sexuality concerns, including sexual functioning issues facing individuals and couples.
People have questions about therapy or selecting a therapist: When is the right time? What can it help me with? How do I find the right therapist? From my perspective, therapy is a process where we can change our internal sense of self to enjoy and engage with the world more. We can alter beliefs about ourselves and world that may not work nor support us in becoming who we want to be. Therapy is like this: helping to move you to an awareness of all that you're capable of with the ability to tolerate feelings that arise in life.
(415) 801-8306
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San Francisco, CA 94114
I work with clients facing many challenges, including traumatic histories of childhood and adult abuse, depression, anxiety, relationship and work problems, and sexuality concerns, including sexual functioning issues facing individuals and couples.
People have questions about therapy or selecting a therapist: When is the right time? What can it help me with? How do I find the right therapist? From my perspective, therapy is a process where we can change our internal sense of self to enjoy and engage with the world more. We can alter beliefs about ourselves and world that may not work nor support us in becoming who we want to be. Therapy is like this: helping to move you to an awareness of all that you're capable of with the ability to tolerate feelings that arise in life.
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Vanessa Wolter
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
San Francisco, CA 94115
Offers online therapy
I specialize in holistically treating social anxiety, depression, existential issues such as finding purpose and meaning, grief, and low self-esteem, My mission is to help clients transform pain into an opportunity for self-discovery, healing and empowerment, to ultimately reclaim their voice, purpose, and self-worth. I compassionately welcome individuals who feel silenced, disconnected from loved ones, overwhelmed, lost, or that they "don't belong," as well as people who have experienced bullying, emotional or physical abuse, or struggle with negative body image and/or a harsh inner critic.
(415) 237-9513
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San Francisco, CA 94115
Offers online therapy
I specialize in holistically treating social anxiety, depression, existential issues such as finding purpose and meaning, grief, and low self-esteem, My mission is to help clients transform pain into an opportunity for self-discovery, healing and empowerment, to ultimately reclaim their voice, purpose, and self-worth. I compassionately welcome individuals who feel silenced, disconnected from loved ones, overwhelmed, lost, or that they "don't belong," as well as people who have experienced bullying, emotional or physical abuse, or struggle with negative body image and/or a harsh inner critic.
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Annie Alpers
Psychologist, PhD Verified
San Francisco, CA 94117
Offers online therapy
*Accepting new clients* Welcome! I have a PhD in psychology and use cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) to treat a variety of specific problems, including depression/dissatisfaction with life, anxiety/stress, time management, career direction, body image concerns, grief, illness, and dealing with past abuse or assault. I also help people who are feeling dissatisfied with one or more of their relationships. My work has great personal meaning for me, and I love watching my clients leave therapy feeling free, calm, and powerful.
(415) 301-6012
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San Francisco, CA 94117
Offers online therapy
*Accepting new clients* Welcome! I have a PhD in psychology and use cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) to treat a variety of specific problems, including depression/dissatisfaction with life, anxiety/stress, time management, career direction, body image concerns, grief, illness, and dealing with past abuse or assault. I also help people who are feeling dissatisfied with one or more of their relationships. My work has great personal meaning for me, and I love watching my clients leave therapy feeling free, calm, and powerful.
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Scott Carollo
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
San Francisco, CA 94102
Offers online therapy
People come to see me when they feel challenged by life circumstances, by depression, anxiety, or because they know that life holds more for them than they are currently experiencing. We can come to understand the roots of these experiences and to see where the blocks are to either living a life that feels like your own, or being more of yourself in the life that you have. I have found there to be a wide range of people who feel comfortable working with me, quite varied with regard to gender, age, stage of life, cultural background and sexual orientation.
(415) 860-0769
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San Francisco, CA 94102
Offers online therapy
People come to see me when they feel challenged by life circumstances, by depression, anxiety, or because they know that life holds more for them than they are currently experiencing. We can come to understand the roots of these experiences and to see where the blocks are to either living a life that feels like your own, or being more of yourself in the life that you have. I have found there to be a wide range of people who feel comfortable working with me, quite varied with regard to gender, age, stage of life, cultural background and sexual orientation.
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Yael Melamed
Marriage & Family Therapist, MBA, MFT Verified
San Francisco, CA 94123
Offers online therapy
The Chinese character for crisis consists of the words 'emergency' and 'opportunity.' Difficulties in life end up being the greatest gift, if you grow from them. Therapy is helpful in resolving general concerns and specific challenges. I work with clients who are sick of being stuck, and feel ready to move beyond painful patterns. I help people experiencing depression, anxiety/panic attacks, anger/emotional instability, and issues in intimate relationships. With couples, I am based in attachment theory and specialize in building trust and communication. I am trained extensively to work with trauma, which underlies most conditions. My approach is warm, direct, collaborative, and interactive.
(415) 463-4605
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San Francisco, CA 94123
Offers online therapy
The Chinese character for crisis consists of the words 'emergency' and 'opportunity.' Difficulties in life end up being the greatest gift, if you grow from them. Therapy is helpful in resolving general concerns and specific challenges. I work with clients who are sick of being stuck, and feel ready to move beyond painful patterns. I help people experiencing depression, anxiety/panic attacks, anger/emotional instability, and issues in intimate relationships. With couples, I am based in attachment theory and specialize in building trust and communication. I am trained extensively to work with trauma, which underlies most conditions. My approach is warm, direct, collaborative, and interactive.
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Evelyn Weiser
Psychologist, PhD Verified
San Francisco, CA 94118
Offers online therapy
I help adults and teens with depression, eating disorders, anxiety, work and school stress, and relationship difficulties.
I engage with my clients deeply, using my years of experience, expertise and intuition, to allow them to experience life more fully. Many people cover over feelings of fear and sadness to protect themselves from hurt. I strive to create a safe environment where trust can be developed, and people can gradually rely less on their need to protect themselves through self-destructive patterns, and more on their healthy, life-enhancing strengths. I help my clients to feel more connected with themselves and to have richer, more meaningful relationships with the people in their lives.
(415) 360-2084
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San Francisco, CA 94118
Offers online therapy
I help adults and teens with depression, eating disorders, anxiety, work and school stress, and relationship difficulties.
I engage with my clients deeply, using my years of experience, expertise and intuition, to allow them to experience life more fully. Many people cover over feelings of fear and sadness to protect themselves from hurt. I strive to create a safe environment where trust can be developed, and people can gradually rely less on their need to protect themselves through self-destructive patterns, and more on their healthy, life-enhancing strengths. I help my clients to feel more connected with themselves and to have richer, more meaningful relationships with the people in their lives.
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Derek Rubinstein
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
San Francisco, CA 94102
Offers online therapy
I also bring specialized training and experience in working with young professionals, men's issues, high functioning autism / Asperger's Syndrome, depression, anxiety, ADHD, trauma, substance abuse, relationship challenges, personal discovery, integration of spiritual/psychedelic experiences, and mindfulness meditation.
Like any new endeavor, beginning therapy can bring both anxiety and hope. Whether you're seeking therapy to address specific concerns or to engage in personal exploration, I bring many years of experience working with a broad range of issues and people. I see therapy as a unique opportunity to help my clients gain a deeper understanding of themselves, develop greater awareness and insight, and make meaningful changes that lead to greater fulfillment in their lives, relationships, and careers.
(415) 521-3766
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San Francisco, CA 94102
Offers online therapy
I also bring specialized training and experience in working with young professionals, men's issues, high functioning autism / Asperger's Syndrome, depression, anxiety, ADHD, trauma, substance abuse, relationship challenges, personal discovery, integration of spiritual/psychedelic experiences, and mindfulness meditation.
Like any new endeavor, beginning therapy can bring both anxiety and hope. Whether you're seeking therapy to address specific concerns or to engage in personal exploration, I bring many years of experience working with a broad range of issues and people. I see therapy as a unique opportunity to help my clients gain a deeper understanding of themselves, develop greater awareness and insight, and make meaningful changes that lead to greater fulfillment in their lives, relationships, and careers.
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Adina Morguelan Ascher
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, PhD Verified
San Francisco, CA 94103
Offers online therapy
I provide confidential and non-judgmental consultations, referrals, and professional psychotherapy to individuals, couples, and groups; deliver substance ab/use assessment and treatment; and address a broad range of client concerns and multiple diagnoses including: anxiety, depression, isolation, stress, grief, and creative/spiritual blocks.
I believe that the therapy process is a practice of paying attention to what is actually happening - it sounds simple, but this is actually a deeply profound and challenging stance to maintain towards life. The work we do in therapy involves bringing elements of our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, how we relate to ourselves and to others, and how we move through the world, from the darkness of the unconscious into the light of consciousness where we can take a look at them. We do not have to struggle and toil in order to implement change in our lives.
(415) 766-2336
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San Francisco, CA 94103
Offers online therapy
I provide confidential and non-judgmental consultations, referrals, and professional psychotherapy to individuals, couples, and groups; deliver substance ab/use assessment and treatment; and address a broad range of client concerns and multiple diagnoses including: anxiety, depression, isolation, stress, grief, and creative/spiritual blocks.
I believe that the therapy process is a practice of paying attention to what is actually happening - it sounds simple, but this is actually a deeply profound and challenging stance to maintain towards life. The work we do in therapy involves bringing elements of our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, how we relate to ourselves and to others, and how we move through the world, from the darkness of the unconscious into the light of consciousness where we can take a look at them. We do not have to struggle and toil in order to implement change in our lives.
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Vivian Lee Pichardo
PsyD Verified
San Francisco, CA 94115
Offers online therapy
I work with individuals and couples who experience a range of emotional, behavioral, and social issues, including depression, anxiety, relationship problems, work stress, life transitions, and grief and bereavement.
I believe that lasting changes occur through profound self-understanding and awareness. This can be achieved through a collaborative relationship where we talk and think together to gain insights and meanings. My role is to provide a safe environment where a trusting relationship can be built. By listening to your stories, I will help you process the thoughts and feelings that emerge in order to develop a deeper understanding of your past traumas, inner conflicts, and destructive patterns. These newfound insights will then guide you to make changes in your current relationships or life situations.
(628) 258-7367
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San Francisco, CA 94115
Offers online therapy
I work with individuals and couples who experience a range of emotional, behavioral, and social issues, including depression, anxiety, relationship problems, work stress, life transitions, and grief and bereavement.
I believe that lasting changes occur through profound self-understanding and awareness. This can be achieved through a collaborative relationship where we talk and think together to gain insights and meanings. My role is to provide a safe environment where a trusting relationship can be built. By listening to your stories, I will help you process the thoughts and feelings that emerge in order to develop a deeper understanding of your past traumas, inner conflicts, and destructive patterns. These newfound insights will then guide you to make changes in your current relationships or life situations.
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Denise Stilwell
Psychologist, RN, PsyD Verified
San Francisco, CA 94109
Offers online therapy
Dr. Denise Stilwell is a licensed clinical psychologist with seven years of experience providing psychotherapy in a variety of clinical settings. She worked as a nurse for sixteen years before she became a psychotherapist and brings that rich experience into her practice. She specializes in treating anxiety, depression, identity issues, interpersonal issues, grief, managing chronic illness, and somatic symptom disorder. Dr. Stilwell collaborates with her clients to ensure they feel seen and heard in their sessions while utilizing evidence-based therapy approaches that are culturally sensitive and individually focused.
(415) 306-8574
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San Francisco, CA 94109
Offers online therapy
Dr. Denise Stilwell is a licensed clinical psychologist with seven years of experience providing psychotherapy in a variety of clinical settings. She worked as a nurse for sixteen years before she became a psychotherapist and brings that rich experience into her practice. She specializes in treating anxiety, depression, identity issues, interpersonal issues, grief, managing chronic illness, and somatic symptom disorder. Dr. Stilwell collaborates with her clients to ensure they feel seen and heard in their sessions while utilizing evidence-based therapy approaches that are culturally sensitive and individually focused.
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Susan E Boxer
Psychologist, PhD Verified
San Francisco, CA 94102
Offers online therapy
Over the 25+ years of my practice, I've found this approach to be especially helpful to people who are struggling with depression, relationship issues, anxieties, shame, inhibitions, self-esteem, identity questions, and life transitions.
If you've come to a crisis point in your life, it can make such a difference to talk with someone who can help you not only with your immediate concern, but with understanding what it can tell you about yourself. I have an exploratory approach -- listening for what you say but haven't yet heard and speaking up for what you allude to but haven't yet articulated. This process requires privacy, safety, curiosity, and attention.
(415) 241-9211
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San Francisco, CA 94102
Offers online therapy
Over the 25+ years of my practice, I've found this approach to be especially helpful to people who are struggling with depression, relationship issues, anxieties, shame, inhibitions, self-esteem, identity questions, and life transitions.
If you've come to a crisis point in your life, it can make such a difference to talk with someone who can help you not only with your immediate concern, but with understanding what it can tell you about yourself. I have an exploratory approach -- listening for what you say but haven't yet heard and speaking up for what you allude to but haven't yet articulated. This process requires privacy, safety, curiosity, and attention.
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Roni McKinley, LMFT
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
San Francisco, CA 94114
Offers online therapy
I have extensive training and experience in the treatment of stress and anxiety, depression, trauma, grief/loss, relationship & career issues.
I am a San Francisco based therapist providing psychotherapy, counseling and EMDR for individuals and couples. Among others, I work with individuals seeking to overcome internal blocks and improve functioning, create healthier coping strategies, recover from traumatic experiences, grapple with questions about identity and purpose. I support and encourage new perspectives, curiosity about self and others, cultivating resilience. I've helped my clients to address relationship challenges, career stresses or transitions, depression, anxiety, phobias, substance abuse, social isolation and the effects of recent and past trauma.
(415) 483-7160
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San Francisco, CA 94114
Offers online therapy
I have extensive training and experience in the treatment of stress and anxiety, depression, trauma, grief/loss, relationship & career issues.
I am a San Francisco based therapist providing psychotherapy, counseling and EMDR for individuals and couples. Among others, I work with individuals seeking to overcome internal blocks and improve functioning, create healthier coping strategies, recover from traumatic experiences, grapple with questions about identity and purpose. I support and encourage new perspectives, curiosity about self and others, cultivating resilience. I've helped my clients to address relationship challenges, career stresses or transitions, depression, anxiety, phobias, substance abuse, social isolation and the effects of recent and past trauma.
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Pacific Anxiety Group
Psychologist, PhD Verified
San Francisco, CA 94102
Offers online therapy
PAG is a partnership of Stanford-affiliated clinical psychologists with expertise in the treatment of anxiety, stress, and depression in both adults and children.
We know how important it is to find the right match when choosing a therapist for yourself or a family member. At the Pacific Anxiety Group, we select therapists who are experts in their fields. Our members are affiliated with prestigious institutions in the Bay Area, including Stanford University, Palo Alto University, the University of California, San Francisco, and the VA Palo Alto, and they have received training at some of the top graduate programs in the country.
(650) 352-3622
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San Francisco, CA 94102
Offers online therapy
PAG is a partnership of Stanford-affiliated clinical psychologists with expertise in the treatment of anxiety, stress, and depression in both adults and children.
We know how important it is to find the right match when choosing a therapist for yourself or a family member. At the Pacific Anxiety Group, we select therapists who are experts in their fields. Our members are affiliated with prestigious institutions in the Bay Area, including Stanford University, Palo Alto University, the University of California, San Francisco, and the VA Palo Alto, and they have received training at some of the top graduate programs in the country.

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Depression Therapists
Depressive disorders are characterized by persistent feelings of sadness and worthlessness and a lack of desire to engage in formerly pleasurable activities. Depression is not a passing blue mood, which almost everyone experiences from time to time, but a complex mind/body illness that interferes with everyday functioning. It not only darkens one's outlook, it is commonly marked by sleep problems and changes in energy levels and appetite. It alters the structure and function of nerve cells so that it disrupts the way the brain processes information and interprets experience.

Despite feelings of hopelessness and worthlessness, depression is a treatable condition. It can be treated with psychotherapy by depression therapists in San Francisco. As with many illnesses, the earlier treatment begins, the more effective it can be and the greater the likelihood that recurrence can be prevented.

Psychotherapy addresses the thinking patterns that precipitate depression, and studies show that it prevents recurrence. Drug therapy is often helpful in relieving symptoms, such as severe anxiety, so that people can engage in meaningful psychotherapy.