Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94104
When it's an uphill battle to manage anxiety, low self-worth or impulsive self-sabotaging habits, it’s probably time to get some help. Life doesn't need to feel so hard. I facilitate the wisdom and drive to heal already inside you. It's normal to feel transformation may be out of reach. But I have helped many people thrive. Impulses, emotional overwhelm and habits often get "updated." It's common to feel more ease, self-accepting and empowered to make key changes. I excel at supporting and guiding my clients along their path. Many indicate they feel refreshed, transformed and nourished. Feel free to call. I'd love to tell you more.
EMDR
(510) 565-7389
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San Francisco, CA 94104
EMDR
When it's an uphill battle to manage anxiety, low self-worth or impulsive self-sabotaging habits, it’s probably time to get some help. Life doesn't need to feel so hard. I facilitate the wisdom and drive to heal already inside you. It's normal to feel transformation may be out of reach. But I have helped many people thrive. Impulses, emotional overwhelm and habits often get "updated." It's common to feel more ease, self-accepting and empowered to make key changes. I excel at supporting and guiding my clients along their path. Many indicate they feel refreshed, transformed and nourished. Feel free to call. I'd love to tell you more.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94109
I focus on unlocking past disturbances from childhood through adulthood that inhibit one's relationships, work environment and overall goals. We will work with your current day stressors to help you feel more relaxed in life and less depressed. I will help you feel more empowered with deeper meaning and with more satisfying connections to yourself and others.
EMDR
(415) 801-3997
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94109
EMDR
I focus on unlocking past disturbances from childhood through adulthood that inhibit one's relationships, work environment and overall goals. We will work with your current day stressors to help you feel more relaxed in life and less depressed. I will help you feel more empowered with deeper meaning and with more satisfying connections to yourself and others.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94115
Are you struggling with emotional eating, an eating disorder or body image issues? Is it affecting your self-esteem, relationships and keeping you from moving forward in your life? There are often underlying issues of anxiety, depression, relational patterns or trauma that may be at the root of the obsession with body, food and weight. I will support you in increasing awareness and insights, developing new coping skills that help in tolerating painful feelings and managing stress, and learning to challenge critical and self-defeating beliefs. This creates potential for a deeper connection to oneself and others.
EMDR
(415) 660-9464
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94115
EMDR
Are you struggling with emotional eating, an eating disorder or body image issues? Is it affecting your self-esteem, relationships and keeping you from moving forward in your life? There are often underlying issues of anxiety, depression, relational patterns or trauma that may be at the root of the obsession with body, food and weight. I will support you in increasing awareness and insights, developing new coping skills that help in tolerating painful feelings and managing stress, and learning to challenge critical and self-defeating beliefs. This creates potential for a deeper connection to oneself and others.
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Psychologist Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94123
Anxiety is the most common mental health problem, with an estimated 18% suffering from anxiety disorders at any one time. Fortunately, anxiety disorders are one of the most researched areas of mental health and have numerous treatments with strong research showing its effectiveness. Anxiety can come in many different forms from specific phobias to an inability to stop worrying about most everything. Anxiety can cause physical illness, pain, difficulty sleeping, weight gain, distress in relationships with partners, children, or parents, and can have a profoundly negative effect on work and school.
EMDR
(415) 594-4145
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94123
EMDR
Anxiety is the most common mental health problem, with an estimated 18% suffering from anxiety disorders at any one time. Fortunately, anxiety disorders are one of the most researched areas of mental health and have numerous treatments with strong research showing its effectiveness. Anxiety can come in many different forms from specific phobias to an inability to stop worrying about most everything. Anxiety can cause physical illness, pain, difficulty sleeping, weight gain, distress in relationships with partners, children, or parents, and can have a profoundly negative effect on work and school.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94115
Dr. Vertin specializes in modern-day relationships with self and others. Her work helps people thrive by revolutionizing how people think about health and relationship and thus, how they function. Vanessa's specializations are integral health, coupling relationships, and life transitions/stress. Other areas in which she has extensive training and therapeutic experience include: freedom and intimacy dynamics, marriage and other relationship forms, survivors of abuse, anxiety and depression, issues of elders and their families, aging & death, developmental issues, PTSD, and women’s issues.
EMDR
(650) 262-3687
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94115
EMDR
Dr. Vertin specializes in modern-day relationships with self and others. Her work helps people thrive by revolutionizing how people think about health and relationship and thus, how they function. Vanessa's specializations are integral health, coupling relationships, and life transitions/stress. Other areas in which she has extensive training and therapeutic experience include: freedom and intimacy dynamics, marriage and other relationship forms, survivors of abuse, anxiety and depression, issues of elders and their families, aging & death, developmental issues, PTSD, and women’s issues.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94104
This pandemic is changing everything. It's definitely a challenge and a stressor however you are positioned. I provide skilled therapeutic support through video talk therapy and EMDR to help you find your way and increase much needed flexibility. And you may want to also focus on processing other life events, perhaps the developmental trauma of growing up with self-involved family members, grieving unmet expectations of any kind, or simply having more effective conversations.
EMDR
(650) 446-3647
Verified
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94104
EMDR
This pandemic is changing everything. It's definitely a challenge and a stressor however you are positioned. I provide skilled therapeutic support through video talk therapy and EMDR to help you find your way and increase much needed flexibility. And you may want to also focus on processing other life events, perhaps the developmental trauma of growing up with self-involved family members, grieving unmet expectations of any kind, or simply having more effective conversations.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, MFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94133
I believe in the power of relationships to help us heal and grow. Building a solid, trusting relationship with you is the most important task as we begin the journey of therapy together. Through a strong collaborative effort, I help you to re-discover your strengths and skills in order to resist the current difficulties in your life. I am an ally, a coach, and an advocate for your well being. I can help you strengthen your relationships and increase connection with the important people in your life.
EMDR
(415) 985-2006
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94133
EMDR
I believe in the power of relationships to help us heal and grow. Building a solid, trusting relationship with you is the most important task as we begin the journey of therapy together. Through a strong collaborative effort, I help you to re-discover your strengths and skills in order to resist the current difficulties in your life. I am an ally, a coach, and an advocate for your well being. I can help you strengthen your relationships and increase connection with the important people in your life.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94104
Therapy is an opportunity. It is an invitation to start healing. We discover various aspects of ourselves, looking into issues from new perspectives, increase self-awareness, and the potential to promote a better quality of life. I am professional, respectful and warm to every person I treat. Together, we create treatment goals that settled in your needs and best result. Also, I am a bilingual therapist and have a decade of practice with Asian Americans especially Chinese immigrants. Whether you feel no belonging in opposing cultures, or how to raise second generation immigrant children, you can work through this journey with me.
EMDR
(510) 822-7725
Verified
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94104
EMDR
Therapy is an opportunity. It is an invitation to start healing. We discover various aspects of ourselves, looking into issues from new perspectives, increase self-awareness, and the potential to promote a better quality of life. I am professional, respectful and warm to every person I treat. Together, we create treatment goals that settled in your needs and best result. Also, I am a bilingual therapist and have a decade of practice with Asian Americans especially Chinese immigrants. Whether you feel no belonging in opposing cultures, or how to raise second generation immigrant children, you can work through this journey with me.
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CRC, NCC, APCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94109
Finding the right mental health therapist is not always easy or convenient, but I hope your experience here is different. If you are new to therapy, it might feel uncomfortable talking to a stranger at first. If you have been in therapy for years, you might dread having to "start over" with someone new. Wherever you are in your journey, I will do my best to work with you in a way that is collaborative, integrative, and synergistic.
EMDR
(628) 212-6869
Verified
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94109
EMDR
Finding the right mental health therapist is not always easy or convenient, but I hope your experience here is different. If you are new to therapy, it might feel uncomfortable talking to a stranger at first. If you have been in therapy for years, you might dread having to "start over" with someone new. Wherever you are in your journey, I will do my best to work with you in a way that is collaborative, integrative, and synergistic.
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Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94123
My passion for this work is fueled by my view that every individual already has the answers they are seeking, whether they realize this or not. On our brief time on this planet, therapy provides an invaluable gateway toward healing, self-discovery, and more often than not, an expanded awareness. What else lies in this work is for you to discover.
EMDR
(831) 216-6263
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94123
EMDR
My passion for this work is fueled by my view that every individual already has the answers they are seeking, whether they realize this or not. On our brief time on this planet, therapy provides an invaluable gateway toward healing, self-discovery, and more often than not, an expanded awareness. What else lies in this work is for you to discover.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94112
Is the Past, Gender Expression, or Anxiety making choices instead of You for a full and happy life? (and not doing a very good job of it?) Are you feeling just maxed out every day; sometimes starting from the moment you wake up? Do you feel stress that overwhelms your body's capacity to cope? If so, you may be looking for a therapist like myself. I have personal and professional experiences in these areas and can understand through shared experience and collaboration how to help you get back in charge of your choices.
EMDR
(805) 395-4318
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94112
EMDR
Is the Past, Gender Expression, or Anxiety making choices instead of You for a full and happy life? (and not doing a very good job of it?) Are you feeling just maxed out every day; sometimes starting from the moment you wake up? Do you feel stress that overwhelms your body's capacity to cope? If so, you may be looking for a therapist like myself. I have personal and professional experiences in these areas and can understand through shared experience and collaboration how to help you get back in charge of your choices.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, SAP Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94123
Using a strengths based approach that assumes wellness is within each of us and needs guidance to be fully realized, my style is collaborative and client centered. I teach skills and techniques to help improve daily life while also helping you explore and address the root causes of suffering and unhappiness so that healing can take place. I draw on a wide range of treatment modalities, including EMDR, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, CBT, Self Psychology, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, motivational counseling and mindfulness. Therapy is tailored to address your particular needs, strengths and desires at the time you enter treatment.
EMDR
(415) 799-1838
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94123
EMDR
Using a strengths based approach that assumes wellness is within each of us and needs guidance to be fully realized, my style is collaborative and client centered. I teach skills and techniques to help improve daily life while also helping you explore and address the root causes of suffering and unhappiness so that healing can take place. I draw on a wide range of treatment modalities, including EMDR, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, CBT, Self Psychology, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, motivational counseling and mindfulness. Therapy is tailored to address your particular needs, strengths and desires at the time you enter treatment.
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ASW, EMDR Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94104
Is it difficult to trust others or your partner? Do you find yourself avoiding people or lacking the energy to do the things you enjoy? Are you avoidant of stressful memories or situations? Would you like a better relationship with yourself and others? Life can be hard but it doesn't have to be this difficult. I can help you find actionable tools to process unresolved feelings and build the skills for your healing process.
EMDR
(408) 688-5759
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94104
EMDR
Is it difficult to trust others or your partner? Do you find yourself avoiding people or lacking the energy to do the things you enjoy? Are you avoidant of stressful memories or situations? Would you like a better relationship with yourself and others? Life can be hard but it doesn't have to be this difficult. I can help you find actionable tools to process unresolved feelings and build the skills for your healing process.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, BA, MS, PhD Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94123
Dr. Colleen Kane-Dacri is a warm and empathic therapist who has a deep understanding of how challenging it can be to reach out for support through therapy. Dr. Kane-Dacri is a licensed psychotherapist (CA Lic #24978) in private practice with offices in San Francisco and Marin County. Dr. Kane-Dacri provides counseling to young adults, adults, couples, and families. She helps people with depression, anxiety, PTSD, parenting questions or concerns, couple counseling, addiction and sex therapy. Dr. Kane-Dacri has experience working with all sexual orientations supporting straight, gay, lesbian and transexual individuals and couples.
EMDR
(415) 237-2449
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94123
EMDR
Dr. Colleen Kane-Dacri is a warm and empathic therapist who has a deep understanding of how challenging it can be to reach out for support through therapy. Dr. Kane-Dacri is a licensed psychotherapist (CA Lic #24978) in private practice with offices in San Francisco and Marin County. Dr. Kane-Dacri provides counseling to young adults, adults, couples, and families. She helps people with depression, anxiety, PTSD, parenting questions or concerns, couple counseling, addiction and sex therapy. Dr. Kane-Dacri has experience working with all sexual orientations supporting straight, gay, lesbian and transexual individuals and couples.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT, RN, CNM Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94115
My experience as a licensed therapist, nurse and midwife, has provided me the unique perspective and understanding of the needs of the 'Whole Individual' and how thoughts and beliefs impact us physically, emotionally and psychologically. My intention is to support and guide clients as they explore and resolve their challenges. Together, we can work through feelings of confusion, insecurity and fear associated with significant individual and relationship transitions, crisis events and medical and emotional challenges. In addition to office sessions, I provide home and online therapy to meet the needs of every client.
EMDR
(310) 982-2045
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94115
EMDR
My experience as a licensed therapist, nurse and midwife, has provided me the unique perspective and understanding of the needs of the 'Whole Individual' and how thoughts and beliefs impact us physically, emotionally and psychologically. My intention is to support and guide clients as they explore and resolve their challenges. Together, we can work through feelings of confusion, insecurity and fear associated with significant individual and relationship transitions, crisis events and medical and emotional challenges. In addition to office sessions, I provide home and online therapy to meet the needs of every client.
Photo of Alice S Treves, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94109
Does this describe your current state? You are feeling stuck during a difficult life transition, or realize that you have to resolve issues that you have been carrying with you. Or, you are the parent of a teen who is struggling and your family needs professional support to gain ground at this time. Your teen son or daughter could use a compassionate and skilled guide through the turbulent time of adolescence. If you, or your teen, has a trauma to be resolved, are stuck in your life circumstances, or in feelings that are overwhelming, then you have found help! Living a full, healthy life is possible!
EMDR
(415) 226-6019
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94109
EMDR
Does this describe your current state? You are feeling stuck during a difficult life transition, or realize that you have to resolve issues that you have been carrying with you. Or, you are the parent of a teen who is struggling and your family needs professional support to gain ground at this time. Your teen son or daughter could use a compassionate and skilled guide through the turbulent time of adolescence. If you, or your teen, has a trauma to be resolved, are stuck in your life circumstances, or in feelings that are overwhelming, then you have found help! Living a full, healthy life is possible!
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Counselor, MA, LPCC, MAC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94123
Addiction is a complex illness that has a lasting impact on a person and their entire family. Everyone's best intentions to heal or change can often result in outcomes that perpetuate suffering. The addiction cycle can feel like a rollercoaster with fleeting to no progress, or worse. There is a way off this ride. At Marin Family Recovery, we believe that a person's ability to change their life story and fully live a satisfying life is possible no matter how dark the starting place feels. Addiction is 100% treatable. With life there is always opportunity.
EMDR
(415) 969-3045
Verified
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94123
EMDR
Addiction is a complex illness that has a lasting impact on a person and their entire family. Everyone's best intentions to heal or change can often result in outcomes that perpetuate suffering. The addiction cycle can feel like a rollercoaster with fleeting to no progress, or worse. There is a way off this ride. At Marin Family Recovery, we believe that a person's ability to change their life story and fully live a satisfying life is possible no matter how dark the starting place feels. Addiction is 100% treatable. With life there is always opportunity.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94110
I specialize working with queer, gay, bisexual, & transgender individuals & couples in the San Francisco Bay Area. I am most passionate about providing advocacy for cultural and economic diversity in our community and serving LGBTQ people experiencing depression, anxiety, and PTSD. Engaging in therapy is more important than ever especially in response to our current political climate and recent backlash of conservative values showing incredible disrespect toward the LGBTQ community and throwing extra stress at immigrant populations and communities of Color.
EMDR
(415) 504-3833
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94110
EMDR
I specialize working with queer, gay, bisexual, & transgender individuals & couples in the San Francisco Bay Area. I am most passionate about providing advocacy for cultural and economic diversity in our community and serving LGBTQ people experiencing depression, anxiety, and PTSD. Engaging in therapy is more important than ever especially in response to our current political climate and recent backlash of conservative values showing incredible disrespect toward the LGBTQ community and throwing extra stress at immigrant populations and communities of Color.
Photo of Christine Swayne, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94111
I specialize in working with folks who are struggling with relationships, be they in them or wanting them or grieving the loss of them. This can mean romantic, platonic, familial, work-based, and the relationships with different parts of ourselves, like that inner critic we sometimes hear. I practice somatic psychotherapy, meaning I understand emotions as physical experiences, or that physical, emotional, and mental factors are crucially interrelated. Reasons for seeking therapy are as diverse and complex as people are and the urge is rarely a singular one; my holistic approach reflects this to be able to meet you where you are.
EMDR
(628) 265-6768
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94111
EMDR
I specialize in working with folks who are struggling with relationships, be they in them or wanting them or grieving the loss of them. This can mean romantic, platonic, familial, work-based, and the relationships with different parts of ourselves, like that inner critic we sometimes hear. I practice somatic psychotherapy, meaning I understand emotions as physical experiences, or that physical, emotional, and mental factors are crucially interrelated. Reasons for seeking therapy are as diverse and complex as people are and the urge is rarely a singular one; my holistic approach reflects this to be able to meet you where you are.
Photo of Chelsea DeMarte, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94114
Navigating through our human journey can be daunting, and everyone can benefit from support along the way. My role as a therapist is to help you gain more insight into the nature of your inner world and a greater perspective of your outer circumstances so that you can become empowered to create the intentional and meaningful life that you truly desire. With compassion and deep presence, we will identify unconscious patterns that are limiting you so that you can gain the awareness and tools needed to create effective changes for yourself.
EMDR
(510) 944-0842
Verified
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94114
EMDR
Navigating through our human journey can be daunting, and everyone can benefit from support along the way. My role as a therapist is to help you gain more insight into the nature of your inner world and a greater perspective of your outer circumstances so that you can become empowered to create the intentional and meaningful life that you truly desire. With compassion and deep presence, we will identify unconscious patterns that are limiting you so that you can gain the awareness and tools needed to create effective changes for yourself.

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EMDR Therapists
EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) is an information processing therapy that helps clients cope with trauma, addictions, and phobias. During this treatment, the patient focuses on a specific thought, image, emotion, or sensation while simultaneously watching the therapist's finger or baton move in front of his or her eyes. The client is told to recognize what comes up for him/her when thinking of an image; then the client is told to let it go while doing bilateral stimulation.

If you're looking for EMDR therapy in San Francisco or for a San Francisco EMDR therapist these professionals provide EMDR therapy, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing and EMDR treatment. They include EMDR therapists, EMDR psychologists, EMDR psychotherapists, and EMDR counselors.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in San Francisco are able to work with a wide range of issues. 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.