David Jacobs
Psychologist, PhD Verified
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Offers online therapy
My practice focuses on psychological evaluations for children, adolescents, adults, and seniors. Some reasons folks seek my help is to assess for autism, intellectual deficits, learning disorders, ADHD, as well as to address possible depression/anxiety that often accompany these conditions. In some cases, I am asked to perform testing to inform the efficacy of ADHD/ADD medication through the use of continuous performance testing. My approach is to learn about the whole person rather than rely on tests alone to produce an evaluation best suited to your needs.
(805) 409-3177
Verified
View

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Offers online therapy
My practice focuses on psychological evaluations for children, adolescents, adults, and seniors. Some reasons folks seek my help is to assess for autism, intellectual deficits, learning disorders, ADHD, as well as to address possible depression/anxiety that often accompany these conditions. In some cases, I am asked to perform testing to inform the efficacy of ADHD/ADD medication through the use of continuous performance testing. My approach is to learn about the whole person rather than rely on tests alone to produce an evaluation best suited to your needs.
Photo of Nicholas Cline, Marriage & Family Therapist
Nicholas Cline
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA, MS Verified
Office is near:
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Offering TeIetherapy. I know what it is like to struggle and just how hard it can be to reach out for help. Is something in your life preventing you from achieving what you want in life? Is anxiety, depression, transitions, school concerns or something else getting in the way of the life you want to lead? I am passionate about helping people work through barriers and issues preventing you from living the life you want. I meet with adolescents on peer & school related concerns. I have experience working with college students, adults, seniors, couples and families. I have additional training and experience with the LGBTQ community,
(805) 491-9772
Verified
View

Office is near:
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Offering TeIetherapy. I know what it is like to struggle and just how hard it can be to reach out for help. Is something in your life preventing you from achieving what you want in life? Is anxiety, depression, transitions, school concerns or something else getting in the way of the life you want to lead? I am passionate about helping people work through barriers and issues preventing you from living the life you want. I meet with adolescents on peer & school related concerns. I have experience working with college students, adults, seniors, couples and families. I have additional training and experience with the LGBTQ community,
Carrie Elizabeth Allen
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Office is near:
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Offers online therapy
My name is Carrie Elizabeth Allen. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I graduated in 2001 from California State University, San Bernardino. I am certified in Brief Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I am experienced in working with children, teens, adults and seniors. I work to help my clients cope with anxiety, depression, chronic mental illness, grief, and forensic psychology. Together, we will identify your strengths and use them to help you achieve your goals. I’m here to help you find your joy and hold on to it. I am here to help.
(619) 514-4756
Verified
View

Office is near:
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Offers online therapy
My name is Carrie Elizabeth Allen. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I graduated in 2001 from California State University, San Bernardino. I am certified in Brief Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I am experienced in working with children, teens, adults and seniors. I work to help my clients cope with anxiety, depression, chronic mental illness, grief, and forensic psychology. Together, we will identify your strengths and use them to help you achieve your goals. I’m here to help you find your joy and hold on to it. I am here to help.
Photo of Nell Bennett, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Nell Bennett
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Offers online therapy
Specializing in adjustment to health challenges, Depression, Caregiver roles, Motherhood, Seniors, Complicated Grief, Anxiety and Medical-career stress management.
Welcome! My 20-year history working in hospital, hospice, and home-based medical teams has helped me create a private practice for adults struggling with generalized anxiety, changes in health status, caregiver stress, aging, work-life balance, and unexpected life transitions; including COVID-19's impact to overall wellbeing. I additionally work with new mothers that may be experiencing anxiety and depression. Family caregiving and entrance into motherhood can create anxiety and stressors that reduce our ability to care for ourselves and others. If you find this to be true in your life, feel free to contact me. I am here to help.
(805) 944-1298
Verified
View

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Offers online therapy
Specializing in adjustment to health challenges, Depression, Caregiver roles, Motherhood, Seniors, Complicated Grief, Anxiety and Medical-career stress management.
Welcome! My 20-year history working in hospital, hospice, and home-based medical teams has helped me create a private practice for adults struggling with generalized anxiety, changes in health status, caregiver stress, aging, work-life balance, and unexpected life transitions; including COVID-19's impact to overall wellbeing. I additionally work with new mothers that may be experiencing anxiety and depression. Family caregiving and entrance into motherhood can create anxiety and stressors that reduce our ability to care for ourselves and others. If you find this to be true in your life, feel free to contact me. I am here to help.
Michelle Matoff
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, PsyD, CBC Verified
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Offers online therapy
I am a Psy.D, LCSW with +20 years of experience. I have lived and worked in diverse social environments (USA, UK, Brazil and Australia) and specialize in the treatment of anxiety, stress management, chronic pain management, codependency, compulsive overeating, pre-bariatric surgery evaluations and post bariatric surgery support.(1) In addition, my practice focuses on life transitions e.g. adjusting to college life, balancing school, career and relationships, aging, loss of health. I work with you to improve the quality of your life.
(805) 716-6438
Verified
View

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Offers online therapy
I am a Psy.D, LCSW with +20 years of experience. I have lived and worked in diverse social environments (USA, UK, Brazil and Australia) and specialize in the treatment of anxiety, stress management, chronic pain management, codependency, compulsive overeating, pre-bariatric surgery evaluations and post bariatric surgery support.(1) In addition, my practice focuses on life transitions e.g. adjusting to college life, balancing school, career and relationships, aging, loss of health. I work with you to improve the quality of your life.
Photo of Larry Galpert, Psychologist
Larry Galpert
Psychologist, PhD, ABPP Verified
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
I have over 20 years of experience providing individual, couple, and group psychotherapy to adults and older teens. My orientation is eclectic, drawing from psychodynamic, humanistic-existential, gestalt, cognitive-behavioral, and internal family systems models. This means I have a variety of tools and approaches with which to help my clients understand and resolve the issues they face. Among the many issues and concerns I have helped people with are depression, substance abuse, relationship problems, affairs, sexual addiction, anxiety, grief, and personal growth. I am board-certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology (the "ABPP" after my name).
(805) 214-8565
Verified
View

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
I have over 20 years of experience providing individual, couple, and group psychotherapy to adults and older teens. My orientation is eclectic, drawing from psychodynamic, humanistic-existential, gestalt, cognitive-behavioral, and internal family systems models. This means I have a variety of tools and approaches with which to help my clients understand and resolve the issues they face. Among the many issues and concerns I have helped people with are depression, substance abuse, relationship problems, affairs, sexual addiction, anxiety, grief, and personal growth. I am board-certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology (the "ABPP" after my name).
Photo of Matt Traube, Marriage & Family Therapist
Matt Traube
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Offers online therapy
My goal as a therapist is to provide a comfortable setting that allows you to get the greatest benefit from our work together. In addition to traditional office sessions, I offer flexible solutions including phone, teletherapy, or home visits. Emotional issues can trigger or make a significant contribution to anxiety, skin conditions, skin picking issues and hair pulling (trichotillomania) issues. Relaxation, visualizations, meditation, and a mixture of cognitive behavioral therapy and body-focused psychotherapy can make the difference. You can take more control by discovering how to manage your emotional triggers and by developing strategies to alleviate anxiety, skin issues, skin picking, and hair pulling.
(805) 628-4302
Verified
View

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Offers online therapy
My goal as a therapist is to provide a comfortable setting that allows you to get the greatest benefit from our work together. In addition to traditional office sessions, I offer flexible solutions including phone, teletherapy, or home visits. Emotional issues can trigger or make a significant contribution to anxiety, skin conditions, skin picking issues and hair pulling (trichotillomania) issues. Relaxation, visualizations, meditation, and a mixture of cognitive behavioral therapy and body-focused psychotherapy can make the difference. You can take more control by discovering how to manage your emotional triggers and by developing strategies to alleviate anxiety, skin issues, skin picking, and hair pulling.
Dorothy Pitkin
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LCSW Verified
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Offers online therapy
I like working with people who recognize that they want or need to change something in their lives that they haven't yet figured out how to do by themselves. This includes people who feel they are stuck creatively-- working on a particular project that just doesn't move forward. Sometimes it is a question of what needs to change, as well as how to make that happen. While this process requires work that only they can do, therapy gives them a place to learn ways to do this work, using cognitive and experiential techniques.
(805) 380-3862
Verified
View

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Offers online therapy
I like working with people who recognize that they want or need to change something in their lives that they haven't yet figured out how to do by themselves. This includes people who feel they are stuck creatively-- working on a particular project that just doesn't move forward. Sometimes it is a question of what needs to change, as well as how to make that happen. While this process requires work that only they can do, therapy gives them a place to learn ways to do this work, using cognitive and experiential techniques.
Photo of Stacy Guisse, Marriage & Family Therapist
Stacy Guisse
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, LMFT Verified
San Luis Obispo, CA 93403
Offers online therapy
My journey in the healing arts is a wonderful one and involves working with clients of all ages and stages of life. I have an integrated therapy approach with a specific focus on intermodal therapies, life transitions, community building, and family/group work. I work with clients who can be experiencing anxiety, adolescent anxiety, depression, substance abuse, significant life adjustments/transitions, post traumatic stress, blended family dynamics, grief/loss, adjustment to motherhood, and couples communication challenges. In our work together we are transforming life challenges into growth opportunities and creative action in your life.
(805) 669-9081
Verified
View

San Luis Obispo, CA 93403
Offers online therapy
My journey in the healing arts is a wonderful one and involves working with clients of all ages and stages of life. I have an integrated therapy approach with a specific focus on intermodal therapies, life transitions, community building, and family/group work. I work with clients who can be experiencing anxiety, adolescent anxiety, depression, substance abuse, significant life adjustments/transitions, post traumatic stress, blended family dynamics, grief/loss, adjustment to motherhood, and couples communication challenges. In our work together we are transforming life challenges into growth opportunities and creative action in your life.
Photo of Christina Dee, Marriage & Family Therapist
Christina Dee
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Offers online therapy
Connecting with yourself can bring a greater calm and balance to your life. I provide a warm presence to help you nourish, strengthen and restore yourself to emotional, physical and spiritual wellness. Whether you wish you heal a broken heart, process grief and loss, resolve a work challenge or discover ways to fine-tune your beliefs and attitudes, I am ready to journey by your side as a source of support, guidance and insight.
(805) 316-7104
Verified
View

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Offers online therapy
Connecting with yourself can bring a greater calm and balance to your life. I provide a warm presence to help you nourish, strengthen and restore yourself to emotional, physical and spiritual wellness. Whether you wish you heal a broken heart, process grief and loss, resolve a work challenge or discover ways to fine-tune your beliefs and attitudes, I am ready to journey by your side as a source of support, guidance and insight.
Mary M Kunz
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, MA, LMFT Verified
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
All emotions have a job - to bring something to our attention, to give us information about our world, sometimes to give us the physical energy to take action. I see my role as a therapist would be to help you better understand yourself, and when it fits to teach you tools and skills so that you can be effective in your life. I can be a guide and an ally through many challenges - these include depression and anxiety, eating disorders, trauma, caregiving, life-threatening illnesses, grief and loss. Whatever emotion or situation led you to seek help, you can use it to heal your life.
(805) 250-4404
Verified
View

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
All emotions have a job - to bring something to our attention, to give us information about our world, sometimes to give us the physical energy to take action. I see my role as a therapist would be to help you better understand yourself, and when it fits to teach you tools and skills so that you can be effective in your life. I can be a guide and an ally through many challenges - these include depression and anxiety, eating disorders, trauma, caregiving, life-threatening illnesses, grief and loss. Whatever emotion or situation led you to seek help, you can use it to heal your life.
Photo of Michele Simone, Marriage & Family Therapist
Michele Simone
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT, LPCC, SEP Verified
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Offers online therapy
A common cultural myth about therapy is: "there must be something wrong with me." To the contrary, therapy is a place to claim our birthright: core goodness. I value connecting with people in ways that support a sense of aliveness, meaning, and clarity of purpose. To this end, we work together with the very real challenges we all face when moving from one phase to another-such as leaving home, going to school, being a parent, caring for ourselves, changing relationships, and facing the unknown. I am curious how our experiences extend to how we design our lives, make choices, have relationships, and live in the present.
(805) 725-5220
Verified
View

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Offers online therapy
A common cultural myth about therapy is: "there must be something wrong with me." To the contrary, therapy is a place to claim our birthright: core goodness. I value connecting with people in ways that support a sense of aliveness, meaning, and clarity of purpose. To this end, we work together with the very real challenges we all face when moving from one phase to another-such as leaving home, going to school, being a parent, caring for ourselves, changing relationships, and facing the unknown. I am curious how our experiences extend to how we design our lives, make choices, have relationships, and live in the present.
Photo of Silvia Ortiz, Psychologist
Silvia Ortiz
Psychologist, PhD Verified
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Offers online therapy
During my 22 years as a psychologist, I have worked with a wide range of conditions. I particularly focus on Depression, Anxiety Disorders, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Substance Abuse, Grief, Domestic Abuse, Obesity, and Self Esteem. I provide services to adolescents, adults, and the elderly either in an individual, couples or a family format. When indicated I collaborate with Doctors and Psychiatrists to ensure effective treatment.
(805) 256-1174
Verified
View

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Offers online therapy
During my 22 years as a psychologist, I have worked with a wide range of conditions. I particularly focus on Depression, Anxiety Disorders, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Substance Abuse, Grief, Domestic Abuse, Obesity, and Self Esteem. I provide services to adolescents, adults, and the elderly either in an individual, couples or a family format. When indicated I collaborate with Doctors and Psychiatrists to ensure effective treatment.
Photo of Rachel Cha, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Rachel Cha
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MSW Verified
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Offers online therapy
Rachel received her Masters in Social Work from San Jose State University in 2016. She previously received her Bachelors of Sciences in Child Development with a minor in Psychology from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 2011. Rachel has worked in the mental health and human services field for over 12 years as a therapist, social worker, and mental health/ behavioral counselor. She has extensive experience and training working with foster and adoptive families and with youth who have experienced trauma. Rachel has worked in several therapeutic settings.
(805) 243-1069
Verified
View

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Offers online therapy
Rachel received her Masters in Social Work from San Jose State University in 2016. She previously received her Bachelors of Sciences in Child Development with a minor in Psychology from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 2011. Rachel has worked in the mental health and human services field for over 12 years as a therapist, social worker, and mental health/ behavioral counselor. She has extensive experience and training working with foster and adoptive families and with youth who have experienced trauma. Rachel has worked in several therapeutic settings.
Photo of Denan Burke, Marriage & Family Therapist
Denan Burke
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Offers online therapy
The heart of my work with individual adults is to help you explore your inner emotional experience, identify negative, self-defeating beliefs and learn skills that will help you to respond, rather than react, to life situations. Our work together provides the space and guidance to develop greater self-awareness and compassion for yourself, while working through difficult issues of past and present. This approach can be helpful for anxiety and depression as well as experiencing deeper meaning in life.
(805) 693-4598
Verified
View

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Offers online therapy
The heart of my work with individual adults is to help you explore your inner emotional experience, identify negative, self-defeating beliefs and learn skills that will help you to respond, rather than react, to life situations. Our work together provides the space and guidance to develop greater self-awareness and compassion for yourself, while working through difficult issues of past and present. This approach can be helpful for anxiety and depression as well as experiencing deeper meaning in life.
Photo of Kristin Youngberg, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Kristin Youngberg
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MS, AMFT Verified
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Offers online therapy
As a therapist at Mindful Heart Counseling Center, I work with couples and individuals who are struggling with anxiety, relationship issues, and life-transitions. The stress of coping with what’s happening in your life (especially during COVID) can be overwhelming and I’m here to help you find relief and learn skills to build resilience. I strive to help my clients live mindfully and find peace in the present moment. I approach therapy from a mindfulness-based perspective, which means we focus on gathering a better understanding of our thoughts and behaviors by exploring our emotions without judgement.
(805) 706-0621
Verified
View

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Offers online therapy
As a therapist at Mindful Heart Counseling Center, I work with couples and individuals who are struggling with anxiety, relationship issues, and life-transitions. The stress of coping with what’s happening in your life (especially during COVID) can be overwhelming and I’m here to help you find relief and learn skills to build resilience. I strive to help my clients live mindfully and find peace in the present moment. I approach therapy from a mindfulness-based perspective, which means we focus on gathering a better understanding of our thoughts and behaviors by exploring our emotions without judgement.
Photo of Benjamin Rea, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Benjamin Rea
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MS
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Offers online therapy
Thank you for exploring my profile. To begin, I am accepting new clients during the quarantine utilizing Zoom videoconferencing, even if you are not currently living in SLO. Licensed for 15 years, my training and experience is specialized towards working with couples and families, as well as adolescent and adult men. I utilize a direct, no-nonsense approach with notable success in treating addictions, family issues, anxiety (generalized, social, panic, etc), depression, trauma, and relationship problems. I am one of the only practitioners in San Luis Obispo County who specializes in working with men and who does family therapy.
(415) 787-3932
View

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Offers online therapy
Thank you for exploring my profile. To begin, I am accepting new clients during the quarantine utilizing Zoom videoconferencing, even if you are not currently living in SLO. Licensed for 15 years, my training and experience is specialized towards working with couples and families, as well as adolescent and adult men. I utilize a direct, no-nonsense approach with notable success in treating addictions, family issues, anxiety (generalized, social, panic, etc), depression, trauma, and relationship problems. I am one of the only practitioners in San Luis Obispo County who specializes in working with men and who does family therapy.
Photo of Desiree M Garcia, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Desiree M Garcia
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT Verified
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Offers online therapy
As individuals we all walk through rough times in our lives and sometimes, having someone by our side makes all the difference. I strive to provide a safe and supportive space for you to grow, heal, and work through the areas of your life that you are wanting to address. For almost fifteen years I have had the privilege of working with individuals going through some of the most difficult times in their lives. I have witnessed the resiliency of individuals committed to making changes. I wholeheartedly believe that we all have the ability to heal, overcome, and grow.
(805) 219-7893
Verified
View

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Offers online therapy
As individuals we all walk through rough times in our lives and sometimes, having someone by our side makes all the difference. I strive to provide a safe and supportive space for you to grow, heal, and work through the areas of your life that you are wanting to address. For almost fifteen years I have had the privilege of working with individuals going through some of the most difficult times in their lives. I have witnessed the resiliency of individuals committed to making changes. I wholeheartedly believe that we all have the ability to heal, overcome, and grow.
Photo of Camille Johnson, Marriage & Family Therapist
Camille Johnson
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
I offer a soulful and deep approach to therapy for individual adults who are struggling with an array of relational and emotional concerns. As your therapist, I’m here to guide and walk along side you on your personal journey; collaborate and partner with you to move through areas in your life that are not serving you well. I aim to am help others find health for their mind, balance for their lives and emotional wholeness. I truly believe that people grow and find peace through therapeutic relationships and therefore seek to help those I come in contact with achieve a deeper connection with themselves and others.
(805) 322-3338
Verified
View

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
I offer a soulful and deep approach to therapy for individual adults who are struggling with an array of relational and emotional concerns. As your therapist, I’m here to guide and walk along side you on your personal journey; collaborate and partner with you to move through areas in your life that are not serving you well. I aim to am help others find health for their mind, balance for their lives and emotional wholeness. I truly believe that people grow and find peace through therapeutic relationships and therefore seek to help those I come in contact with achieve a deeper connection with themselves and others.
Photo of Leah DeRose, Marriage & Family Therapist
Leah DeRose
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
I am accepting new clients and provide Teletherapy sessions during COVID-19. The heart of my work centers around helping support you to identify negative, self-defeating beliefs and to help you develop skills to work through challenging life situations. I work collaboratively with my clients so that together we can determine the most effective approach to treatment. Using a combination of therapeutic techniques I am able to help support you to identify and process through these areas that you feel are impacted negatively in order for you to build coping skills to empower and support you to move forward in a healthy way.
(805) 293-7481
Verified
View

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
I am accepting new clients and provide Teletherapy sessions during COVID-19. The heart of my work centers around helping support you to identify negative, self-defeating beliefs and to help you develop skills to work through challenging life situations. I work collaboratively with my clients so that together we can determine the most effective approach to treatment. Using a combination of therapeutic techniques I am able to help support you to identify and process through these areas that you feel are impacted negatively in order for you to build coping skills to empower and support you to move forward in a healthy way.

See more therapy options for San Luis Obispo

Elders (65+) Therapists
The therapists listed here have identified their interest in elder therapy in San Luis Obispo or help for San Luis Obispo elderly people in therapy. Therapists who work with elders (for instance, elderly parents, elderly women or even elderly abuse) handle a broad range of issues especially as they relate to caring for the elderly and homes for the elderly in San Luis Obispo. Elderly depression is a common problem that can be helped by therapy for elderly people. Psychiatrists who work with the elderly are sometimes referred to as San Luis Obispo geriatric psychiatrists or geropsychiatrists.