Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
San Rafael, CA 94901
It's another day feeling inundated by work and family demands. Working, parenting, and home schooling are three jobs you never thought you would be doing at the same time. Your sweet kid went to bed late last night again and woke up tired and complaining about everything. You worry she might fall behind in school or that she's developing bad habits. Your protectiveness and patience turns to irritation and you tell her to “Just stop!” She stays in her room for most of the day doesn’t say another word to you until dinner. You want what’s best for your kid. It’s confusing not knowing what just happened and why.
Divorce
(415) 354-4241
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San Rafael, CA 94901
Divorce
It's another day feeling inundated by work and family demands. Working, parenting, and home schooling are three jobs you never thought you would be doing at the same time. Your sweet kid went to bed late last night again and woke up tired and complaining about everything. You worry she might fall behind in school or that she's developing bad habits. Your protectiveness and patience turns to irritation and you tell her to “Just stop!” She stays in her room for most of the day doesn’t say another word to you until dinner. You want what’s best for your kid. It’s confusing not knowing what just happened and why.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Rafael, CA 94903
You’re frustrated and unhappy in your relationship. Fear of being alone is keeping you stuck. You pretend everything is fine, so nobody knows things aren’t perfect. You’re overwhelmed, sad and at a loss as to what to do. You’ve tried to fix things, but hit a wall together. You just want to feel loved again. I hear you. I’ve been there.
Divorce
(415) 689-9708
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San Rafael, CA 94903
Divorce
You’re frustrated and unhappy in your relationship. Fear of being alone is keeping you stuck. You pretend everything is fine, so nobody knows things aren’t perfect. You’re overwhelmed, sad and at a loss as to what to do. You’ve tried to fix things, but hit a wall together. You just want to feel loved again. I hear you. I’ve been there.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
San Rafael, CA 94901
CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW ZOOM CLIENTS DURING THE COVID CRISIS. I AM JUNGIAN-ORIENTED, WITH EMDR. I have an engaged, relational approach, grounded in modern research on the brain, trauma and attachment. I believe the goal of therapy is to realistically become who you truly are--not to fix you, or tell you how to be. If you work with me, we'll look at your personal, family and cultural history, and the beliefs you hold about yourself and the world. Where we find traumas, disturbing memories, negative beliefs and uncomfortable feelings, we can use a variety of methods to loosen then, learn from them and heal them, including SE and EMDR.
Divorce
(415) 799-3702
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San Rafael, CA 94901
Divorce
CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW ZOOM CLIENTS DURING THE COVID CRISIS. I AM JUNGIAN-ORIENTED, WITH EMDR. I have an engaged, relational approach, grounded in modern research on the brain, trauma and attachment. I believe the goal of therapy is to realistically become who you truly are--not to fix you, or tell you how to be. If you work with me, we'll look at your personal, family and cultural history, and the beliefs you hold about yourself and the world. Where we find traumas, disturbing memories, negative beliefs and uncomfortable feelings, we can use a variety of methods to loosen then, learn from them and heal them, including SE and EMDR.
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Psychologist, PsyD, QME Verified
Verified
San Rafael, CA 94901
I seek to provide a thoughtful and reflective setting where clients develop greater understanding of their problems and limitations through honest exploration of themselves, and to bolster strengths/foster growth. I provide a friendly and open atmosphere to invite sharing of whatever thought or feeling that comes up so that they can be explored, analyzed and ultimately changed if you want. I work in a collaborative way and do not necessarily see my role as an advice giver, but as a thoughtful companion in helping you find your own solutions and understanding. I use a flexible blend of clinical techniques and theories.
Divorce
(415) 991-3069
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San Rafael, CA 94901
Divorce
I seek to provide a thoughtful and reflective setting where clients develop greater understanding of their problems and limitations through honest exploration of themselves, and to bolster strengths/foster growth. I provide a friendly and open atmosphere to invite sharing of whatever thought or feeling that comes up so that they can be explored, analyzed and ultimately changed if you want. I work in a collaborative way and do not necessarily see my role as an advice giver, but as a thoughtful companion in helping you find your own solutions and understanding. I use a flexible blend of clinical techniques and theories.
Photo of Dan Neuharth, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Rafael, CA 94901
Therapy is a powerful tool for changing relationships with your partner, family, or other significant people. Most importantly, it includes your relationship with yourself. My more than 25 years' experience as a psychotherapist has shown that when people improve how they treat and view themselves, even in small ways, the benefits are enormous: less stress, emotional turmoil, anxiety, and negative thinking; more confidence, contentment, life balance, and self-acceptance; and better communication with those you love.
Divorce
(415) 787-3948
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Office is near:
San Rafael, CA 94901
Divorce
Therapy is a powerful tool for changing relationships with your partner, family, or other significant people. Most importantly, it includes your relationship with yourself. My more than 25 years' experience as a psychotherapist has shown that when people improve how they treat and view themselves, even in small ways, the benefits are enormous: less stress, emotional turmoil, anxiety, and negative thinking; more confidence, contentment, life balance, and self-acceptance; and better communication with those you love.
Photo of Carolyn H. Bray, Ph.D., Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Rafael, CA 94901
In my 30+ years practicing psychotherapy, I have had extensive experience working with adults who are trying to adjust to the problems that life presents to us---a difficult childhood, trauma, anxiety, depression, postpartum depression, stress, working with a child who has a difficult mental illness, sexual abuse,couples' relationship struggles (heterosexual, gay, and lesbian), and grief from the loss of someone treasured. Always my treatment goal is to facilitate the improvement in the quality of life for each individual and to look for the creative aspect within the destruction. Healing is a natural process, but sometimes it is difficult to remember that fact.
Divorce
(415) 689-1012
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San Rafael, CA 94901
Divorce
In my 30+ years practicing psychotherapy, I have had extensive experience working with adults who are trying to adjust to the problems that life presents to us---a difficult childhood, trauma, anxiety, depression, postpartum depression, stress, working with a child who has a difficult mental illness, sexual abuse,couples' relationship struggles (heterosexual, gay, and lesbian), and grief from the loss of someone treasured. Always my treatment goal is to facilitate the improvement in the quality of life for each individual and to look for the creative aspect within the destruction. Healing is a natural process, but sometimes it is difficult to remember that fact.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
San Rafael, CA 94901
At one time or another, day-to-day life can just feel too difficult. The perspective, support, and skills you can gain from working with a therapist can be an enormous help. I enjoy working with a wide range of adults struggling with life transitions, parenting, relationships, work challenges, or grief and loss. I am particularly interested in the personal issues brought up by the special needs, illnesses, or other challenges, of people you care about. I use both practical and exploratory approaches, depending on the situation.
Divorce
(415) 237-4338
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San Rafael, CA 94901
Divorce
At one time or another, day-to-day life can just feel too difficult. The perspective, support, and skills you can gain from working with a therapist can be an enormous help. I enjoy working with a wide range of adults struggling with life transitions, parenting, relationships, work challenges, or grief and loss. I am particularly interested in the personal issues brought up by the special needs, illnesses, or other challenges, of people you care about. I use both practical and exploratory approaches, depending on the situation.
Photo of Michael J. Mesmer, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
San Rafael, CA 94901
Alternatives increase our choices in life. Alternative psychotherapy considers all aspects of living, including work, lifestyle and spiritual practice, as well as thoughts and feelings, in healing our mind, body and spirit.
Divorce
(415) 237-4941
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San Rafael, CA 94901
Divorce
Alternatives increase our choices in life. Alternative psychotherapy considers all aspects of living, including work, lifestyle and spiritual practice, as well as thoughts and feelings, in healing our mind, body and spirit.
Photo of Janet C Lewis, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Rafael, CA 94901
We are in a global crisis...if you need help coping with the anxiety and stress this is causing you and your family, please don't hesitate to reach out to any of us, here on this site, whether it is me, or someone else. With 40 years of experience, I offer guidance in a safe and confidential environment. Together we will explore & clarify issues, developing tools through thoughtful self examination, with insights to take back into your life. I am committed to helping you, with careful and thorough listening, and gentle, yet direct feedback. We are in this together! For a faster response, text me at the above #.
Divorce
(805) 795-4125
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Office is near:
San Rafael, CA 94901
Divorce
We are in a global crisis...if you need help coping with the anxiety and stress this is causing you and your family, please don't hesitate to reach out to any of us, here on this site, whether it is me, or someone else. With 40 years of experience, I offer guidance in a safe and confidential environment. Together we will explore & clarify issues, developing tools through thoughtful self examination, with insights to take back into your life. I am committed to helping you, with careful and thorough listening, and gentle, yet direct feedback. We are in this together! For a faster response, text me at the above #.
Photo of Lauri B Neidell-Newland, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
San Rafael, CA 94901
You may be surprised to discover what a wonderfully rich, deeply fulfilling journey psychotherapy can be, just like the potential for your life truly is. There is always a way to create positive change. I have been helping people to do so for 25 years and would be honored to help you, as well. In our work together, you will have my absolute dedication to your emotional healing and well-being and have the relationship success you want. I love working with my clients and feel greatly motivated to help each person who comes to see me.
Divorce
(415) 944-4143
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San Rafael, CA 94901
Divorce
You may be surprised to discover what a wonderfully rich, deeply fulfilling journey psychotherapy can be, just like the potential for your life truly is. There is always a way to create positive change. I have been helping people to do so for 25 years and would be honored to help you, as well. In our work together, you will have my absolute dedication to your emotional healing and well-being and have the relationship success you want. I love working with my clients and feel greatly motivated to help each person who comes to see me.
Photo of Robin Gayle, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, MDiv, MFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Rafael, CA 94901
Personal issues often show up in relationships where we get caught in freeze, fight, or flight reactions. Friendships, colleagues, family, and intimate partners are our best mirrors leading to effective personal work in therapy. My experiential three-fold model of problem solving integrates mind, body, and emotions. We begin with the description of a problem or struggle, identify associated emotions, and locate the way the issue is held somatically. This may develop into a visual or symbolic representation with which one can dialogue, apply insight, antidote and release, or reveal deeper targets that need to be reprocessed.
Divorce
(415) 787-3942
Verified

Office is near:
San Rafael, CA 94901
Divorce
Personal issues often show up in relationships where we get caught in freeze, fight, or flight reactions. Friendships, colleagues, family, and intimate partners are our best mirrors leading to effective personal work in therapy. My experiential three-fold model of problem solving integrates mind, body, and emotions. We begin with the description of a problem or struggle, identify associated emotions, and locate the way the issue is held somatically. This may develop into a visual or symbolic representation with which one can dialogue, apply insight, antidote and release, or reveal deeper targets that need to be reprocessed.
Photo of Kim Leicester, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
San Rafael, CA 94901
I provide therapy to teens, adults, and couples who struggle with depression, anxiety, relationships, women's health, substance use, eating disorders, and circumstantial stress to name a few of the difficulties that come our way. Progress often depends on the nature of the problems, your level of motivation, and your relationships. Life often presents challenges to us that make it difficult to cope and live the life we truly want. Whether these challenges feel mild and variable or feel monumental and interfere with how you want to relate to yourself and others, therapy can be an opportunity for meaningful change.
Divorce
(510) 592-5323
Verified
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San Rafael, CA 94901
Divorce
I provide therapy to teens, adults, and couples who struggle with depression, anxiety, relationships, women's health, substance use, eating disorders, and circumstantial stress to name a few of the difficulties that come our way. Progress often depends on the nature of the problems, your level of motivation, and your relationships. Life often presents challenges to us that make it difficult to cope and live the life we truly want. Whether these challenges feel mild and variable or feel monumental and interfere with how you want to relate to yourself and others, therapy can be an opportunity for meaningful change.
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Verified
San Rafael, CA 94901
I use Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT/Tapping) and Motivational Interviewing (MI) to respectfully guide you through areas of ambivalence to change. Together, I help you create your next steps for the change you want, leading to greater satisfaction with life. According to medical literature, 80% of all illness comes from mental or emotional stress. While you may not be able to change the source of stress, you can learn to have a healthier relationship with it. Once you learn how to remove limiting beliefs and calm overwhelming emotions, the things you want to do come more easily.
Divorce
(415) 870-7494
Verified
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San Rafael, CA 94901
Divorce
I use Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT/Tapping) and Motivational Interviewing (MI) to respectfully guide you through areas of ambivalence to change. Together, I help you create your next steps for the change you want, leading to greater satisfaction with life. According to medical literature, 80% of all illness comes from mental or emotional stress. While you may not be able to change the source of stress, you can learn to have a healthier relationship with it. Once you learn how to remove limiting beliefs and calm overwhelming emotions, the things you want to do come more easily.
Photo of Sarah Alexander, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Rafael, CA 94901
I hold a deeply calm, present, and nurturing space for your brightest dreams and your darkest wounds. Whatever your concerns, you will feel sincerely heard, held, and guided in a safe and constructive way. You will discover and reclaim hidden or submerged parts of your fullest self, as well as the positive and promising reasons behind the challenges that you face. Together, we will creatively discover new and vital directions for you, internally and dynamically, into the world. Your purpose will become more grounded, more meaningful, more genuinely alive. Depth psychodynamic and brief solution focused therapy, integrative, collaborative, and empowering.
Divorce
(415) 801-0119
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Office is near:
San Rafael, CA 94901
Divorce
I hold a deeply calm, present, and nurturing space for your brightest dreams and your darkest wounds. Whatever your concerns, you will feel sincerely heard, held, and guided in a safe and constructive way. You will discover and reclaim hidden or submerged parts of your fullest self, as well as the positive and promising reasons behind the challenges that you face. Together, we will creatively discover new and vital directions for you, internally and dynamically, into the world. Your purpose will become more grounded, more meaningful, more genuinely alive. Depth psychodynamic and brief solution focused therapy, integrative, collaborative, and empowering.
Photo of Carol J. Hansen, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Rafael, CA 94901
If you or a family member is struggling with substance abuse issues, I can help. I am a compassionate, solution focused therapist. Together we can build a strong therapeutic alliance in which to address, discover and resolve the issues in your life that are causing you emotional distress, discontent, confusion and unhappiness. Whether you are suffering from unresolved grief issues, relationship problems, substance abuse issues, difficult life transitions or want to find meaning in your life, I provide a safe, caring environment where healing can take place.
Divorce
(707) 800-3420
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Office is near:
San Rafael, CA 94901
Divorce
If you or a family member is struggling with substance abuse issues, I can help. I am a compassionate, solution focused therapist. Together we can build a strong therapeutic alliance in which to address, discover and resolve the issues in your life that are causing you emotional distress, discontent, confusion and unhappiness. Whether you are suffering from unresolved grief issues, relationship problems, substance abuse issues, difficult life transitions or want to find meaning in your life, I provide a safe, caring environment where healing can take place.
Photo of Elizabeth Dandenell, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Rafael, CA 94903
At East Bay Center for Anxiety Relief, we work with adults, children, teens, couples, and families. We also facilitate periodic groups focused on communication skills, social skills, anxiety, depression, and working women. We strive for mindful, efficient, and effective therapy. Our clinicians are trained in research-based models such as TEAM-CBT and Gottman couples/family models. We work a bit differently than more traditional practices. We don’t cram an hour of therapy into 50 minutes. Instead, we provide full 60-, 75-, or 90-minute sessions.
Divorce
(925) 308-5760
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Office is near:
San Rafael, CA 94903
Divorce
At East Bay Center for Anxiety Relief, we work with adults, children, teens, couples, and families. We also facilitate periodic groups focused on communication skills, social skills, anxiety, depression, and working women. We strive for mindful, efficient, and effective therapy. Our clinicians are trained in research-based models such as TEAM-CBT and Gottman couples/family models. We work a bit differently than more traditional practices. We don’t cram an hour of therapy into 50 minutes. Instead, we provide full 60-, 75-, or 90-minute sessions.
Photo of Mary Jane DeWolf-Smith, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, PHN, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
San Rafael, CA 94901
I am honored to work with you to create the life you long for, learning tools to find peace, hope and abundance. I will meet you where you are and honor your goals. Together we will celebrate your strengths and find effective strategies to heal old or current discomfort.
Divorce
(415) 827-2974
Verified
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San Rafael, CA 94901
Divorce
I am honored to work with you to create the life you long for, learning tools to find peace, hope and abundance. I will meet you where you are and honor your goals. Together we will celebrate your strengths and find effective strategies to heal old or current discomfort.
Photo of Adelaide Fulconis, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA, LLM Verified
Verified
San Rafael, CA 94903
How you feel today is important to me. Many people coming to therapy believe that something is missing. It might be love, understanding, support, meaning, a sense of purpose, lack of control, a job, or a partner. Therapy can help. I would be honored to guide you through a self-empowering journey that could help you enable the changes you would like to achieve in your personal life or within your family. I work directly with individuals, couples, children, and families. My style is gentle, compassionate and authentic, and I provide unconditional acceptance, optimism, patience, and trust.
Divorce
(628) 600-3167
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San Rafael, CA 94903
Divorce
How you feel today is important to me. Many people coming to therapy believe that something is missing. It might be love, understanding, support, meaning, a sense of purpose, lack of control, a job, or a partner. Therapy can help. I would be honored to guide you through a self-empowering journey that could help you enable the changes you would like to achieve in your personal life or within your family. I work directly with individuals, couples, children, and families. My style is gentle, compassionate and authentic, and I provide unconditional acceptance, optimism, patience, and trust.
Photo of Linda K Ormiston, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
San Rafael, CA 94901
For the past 35 years, I have been helping people explore and work through barriers to living and loving well. If you are feeling stuck or overwhelmed, therapy can provide space to understand and experience ourselves in a new way. I work with people to change the way they think about and experience the challenges they face, to effect positive change and resilience. I can work with you to navigate the ups and downs of anxiety and depression, the hopes and fears of life transitions, the joys and challenges of creative pursuit, the pain of grief and loss, and the wounds of trauma and abuse.
Divorce
(628) 222-7923
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San Rafael, CA 94901
Divorce
For the past 35 years, I have been helping people explore and work through barriers to living and loving well. If you are feeling stuck or overwhelmed, therapy can provide space to understand and experience ourselves in a new way. I work with people to change the way they think about and experience the challenges they face, to effect positive change and resilience. I can work with you to navigate the ups and downs of anxiety and depression, the hopes and fears of life transitions, the joys and challenges of creative pursuit, the pain of grief and loss, and the wounds of trauma and abuse.
Photo of Katharina Sandizell, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
San Rafael, CA 94901
Relationships are my speciality - I work with individuals and couples on attachment issues, connection, and emotional safety. I am a certified 'Emotionally Focused Couples Therapist' and Supervisor (ICEEFT). My approach involves turning around patterns that feel out of control and repetitive while increasing bonding and closeness. I also work with individuals on connecting with others in a positive way while understanding and changing patterns that are hard to shift.
Divorce
(415) 942-9941
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San Rafael, CA 94901
Divorce
Relationships are my speciality - I work with individuals and couples on attachment issues, connection, and emotional safety. I am a certified 'Emotionally Focused Couples Therapist' and Supervisor (ICEEFT). My approach involves turning around patterns that feel out of control and repetitive while increasing bonding and closeness. I also work with individuals on connecting with others in a positive way while understanding and changing patterns that are hard to shift.

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Divorce Therapists
If you're looking for help with divorce in San Rafael or for a San Rafael divorce therapist, these therapists provide divorce support, divorce mediation, San Rafael divorce counseling and divorce resolution. They include divorce therapists, divorce psychologists, divorce psychotherapists and divorce counselors. A therapist can help with San Rafael divorce therapy, how to divorce, getting divorced, after divorce, life after divorce, children after divorce and divorce children.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in San Rafael are able to work with a wide range of issues. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in San Rafael

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