Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94104
I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist located in downtown San Francisco, where I specialize in treating individuals with ADHD, mood disorders, relationship issues, and those going through life transitions. I also support families and couples in therapy. The work that I do is relational. I'm a transplant to the Bay Area and a mom of three young children. In my therapy relationships, I pull in experience from my own life, marriage, and family.
Family / Marital
(415) 524-0582 x1
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San Francisco, CA 94104
Family / Marital
I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist located in downtown San Francisco, where I specialize in treating individuals with ADHD, mood disorders, relationship issues, and those going through life transitions. I also support families and couples in therapy. The work that I do is relational. I'm a transplant to the Bay Area and a mom of three young children. In my therapy relationships, I pull in experience from my own life, marriage, and family.
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94105
Are you tired of feeling misunderstood and disconnected? Sometimes it feels like the world will only accept you if you fit in a neat little box. I can help you reconnect with the parts of your identity that have been overshadowed by outside expectations. As a biracial tri-cultural woman of color, I am uniquely qualified to provide a compassionate, non-judgmental space to explore your identity and create the life you want and the relationships you desire. I work with people of all racial and ethnic backgrounds and spiritual orientations.
Family / Marital
Verified
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94105
Family / Marital
Are you tired of feeling misunderstood and disconnected? Sometimes it feels like the world will only accept you if you fit in a neat little box. I can help you reconnect with the parts of your identity that have been overshadowed by outside expectations. As a biracial tri-cultural woman of color, I am uniquely qualified to provide a compassionate, non-judgmental space to explore your identity and create the life you want and the relationships you desire. I work with people of all racial and ethnic backgrounds and spiritual orientations.
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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.
Family / Marital
(415) 801-3997
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San Francisco, CA 94109
Family / Marital
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 94118
Is your communication suffering? Think about it for a moment. Are you communicating well with others? With yourself? What happens when communication is: Misunderstood Misguided Missing? Successful relationships require effort, though they need not be difficult. Stress, anger, anxiety, and depression can affect your satisfaction. If you improve your communication with yourself and others, then you have a better chance at more satisfying relationships. And that is where I can help. I specialize in working with individuals, couples, and more than couples to improve communication and deepen their relationships.
Family / Marital
(415) 539-0171
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San Francisco, CA 94118
Family / Marital
Is your communication suffering? Think about it for a moment. Are you communicating well with others? With yourself? What happens when communication is: Misunderstood Misguided Missing? Successful relationships require effort, though they need not be difficult. Stress, anger, anxiety, and depression can affect your satisfaction. If you improve your communication with yourself and others, then you have a better chance at more satisfying relationships. And that is where I can help. I specialize in working with individuals, couples, and more than couples to improve communication and deepen their relationships.
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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.
Family / Marital
(415) 660-9464
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San Francisco, CA 94115
Family / Marital
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, PsyD Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94115
I imagine you've found your way here because you're feeling stuck and needing a reason to hope that things will change. Others may not see that you're feeling this way, but you know you're in need of relief. If this sounds like what you're going through, I may be a good fit to help you.
Family / Marital
(415) 964-2474
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94115
Family / Marital
I imagine you've found your way here because you're feeling stuck and needing a reason to hope that things will change. Others may not see that you're feeling this way, but you know you're in need of relief. If this sounds like what you're going through, I may be a good fit to help you.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94118
I currently work with adult and adolescent individuals and couples. The issues I deal with include depression and dysthymia, panic attacks, stress, generalized anxiety disorder, gender identity disorder, obsessions and compulsions, childhood sexual trauma, childhood physical abuse, grief and loss, relationship difficulties, communication conflict, commitment, intimacy, sexual difficulties, insecurity, trust, infidelity and social phobia.
Family / Marital
(415) 858-6152
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San Francisco, CA 94118
Family / Marital
I currently work with adult and adolescent individuals and couples. The issues I deal with include depression and dysthymia, panic attacks, stress, generalized anxiety disorder, gender identity disorder, obsessions and compulsions, childhood sexual trauma, childhood physical abuse, grief and loss, relationship difficulties, communication conflict, commitment, intimacy, sexual difficulties, insecurity, trust, infidelity and social phobia.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94123
We often come to therapy in crisis. Something has gone wrong in a relationship. Major, disorienting life transitions are underway. Emotional experiences are becoming increasingly overwhelming. Life seems stuck, static, depressing. Anxiety is on the rise. A series of events have altered our course. We are feeling lost. Therapy can offer a soothing lifeboat for these rough seas. Often crisis is a wake up call, a time for necessary change, new growth, a reconnoitering of the landscape, a vivid reorientation. My practice is designed to move you from crisis to care, from care to confidence, confidence to creative, enlivening capacity.
Family / Marital
(415) 795-2752
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94123
Family / Marital
We often come to therapy in crisis. Something has gone wrong in a relationship. Major, disorienting life transitions are underway. Emotional experiences are becoming increasingly overwhelming. Life seems stuck, static, depressing. Anxiety is on the rise. A series of events have altered our course. We are feeling lost. Therapy can offer a soothing lifeboat for these rough seas. Often crisis is a wake up call, a time for necessary change, new growth, a reconnoitering of the landscape, a vivid reorientation. My practice is designed to move you from crisis to care, from care to confidence, confidence to creative, enlivening capacity.
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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.
Family / Marital
(415) 594-4145
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San Francisco, CA 94123
Family / Marital
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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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94102
I invite you to visit my website drehrhart.com for a more complete sense of how I can help you, or you and your partner, who I am, and how I work. In short though, if we work together we would explore the dynamic terrain of your relationships - your relationships to your emotions, your thoughts, your behavior, to your idea of self, and to others. This is done in a relationship of genuine curiosity and compassion, so that change, in place of judgement, is fostered. Eventually, this productive and curious environment or relationship that we foster together, can be internalized and taken with you as a tool for your life journey.
Family / Marital
(415) 689-8383
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San Francisco, CA 94102
Family / Marital
I invite you to visit my website drehrhart.com for a more complete sense of how I can help you, or you and your partner, who I am, and how I work. In short though, if we work together we would explore the dynamic terrain of your relationships - your relationships to your emotions, your thoughts, your behavior, to your idea of self, and to others. This is done in a relationship of genuine curiosity and compassion, so that change, in place of judgement, is fostered. Eventually, this productive and curious environment or relationship that we foster together, can be internalized and taken with you as a tool for your life journey.
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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.
Family / Marital
(650) 262-3687
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San Francisco, CA 94115
Family / Marital
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.
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94104
How did you decide it was time to look for a therapist? It’s usually emotional pain - anxiety, sadness/depression, grief, relationship problems - that brings you here. And addressing the source of that pain is the start of our journey. We’d begin with a 15/20 minute phone call where you lay out what you’re dealing with and I give you some sense of how we would begin to tackle it. Most therapists offer this and it’s a really solid way to feel into whether you want to work with someone. I have seen over and over that the pain that brings someone to therapy - if you work with it - is actually a gift.
Family / Marital
(510) 876-4835
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94104
Family / Marital
How did you decide it was time to look for a therapist? It’s usually emotional pain - anxiety, sadness/depression, grief, relationship problems - that brings you here. And addressing the source of that pain is the start of our journey. We’d begin with a 15/20 minute phone call where you lay out what you’re dealing with and I give you some sense of how we would begin to tackle it. Most therapists offer this and it’s a really solid way to feel into whether you want to work with someone. I have seen over and over that the pain that brings someone to therapy - if you work with it - is actually a gift.
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94127
I specialize working with young adults parents and other adults who are experiencing life transitions-such as, grief and loss issues, anxiety and depression. Mindfulness and Cognitive Behavioral techniques are taught to my clients as they work toward recovery and acceptance while receiving positive regard and support.
Family / Marital
(415) 930-9318
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94127
Family / Marital
I specialize working with young adults parents and other adults who are experiencing life transitions-such as, grief and loss issues, anxiety and depression. Mindfulness and Cognitive Behavioral techniques are taught to my clients as they work toward recovery and acceptance while receiving positive regard and support.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94114
My practice is dedicated to the emotional and relational wellbeing of youth and families. With this in mind, I aim to create a safe space for shared reflection, build on existing strengths, and offer new tools to promote self-understanding, growth, and social and emotional resilience. My interventions and style are tailored to individual needs, but building a genuine, trusting, and supportive relationship is at the foundation of my work. Sessions may include a combination of talk, play, art, and movement, as well as other activities that create a safe space and facilitate the therapeutic process.
Family / Marital
(415) 301-7156
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San Francisco, CA 94114
Family / Marital
My practice is dedicated to the emotional and relational wellbeing of youth and families. With this in mind, I aim to create a safe space for shared reflection, build on existing strengths, and offer new tools to promote self-understanding, growth, and social and emotional resilience. My interventions and style are tailored to individual needs, but building a genuine, trusting, and supportive relationship is at the foundation of my work. Sessions may include a combination of talk, play, art, and movement, as well as other activities that create a safe space and facilitate the therapeutic process.
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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.
Family / Marital
(415) 985-2006
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San Francisco, CA 94133
Family / Marital
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.
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Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, MFTI, NPI, PPSC, LPC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94101
Therapy is an impactful investment in yourself, relationships and way of life. I use a psychodynamic, and cognitive behavioral approach when working with individuals. My passion is to help you overcome any unhealthy behavioral patterns, negative thoughts and personal challenges in your life. I believe that being a part of people's transformation towards positive change and life changing coping skills is truly rewarding.
Family / Marital
(856) 372-5706
Verified
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94101
Family / Marital
Therapy is an impactful investment in yourself, relationships and way of life. I use a psychodynamic, and cognitive behavioral approach when working with individuals. My passion is to help you overcome any unhealthy behavioral patterns, negative thoughts and personal challenges in your life. I believe that being a part of people's transformation towards positive change and life changing coping skills is truly rewarding.
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Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT, MBA Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94114
I imagine what brought you here was a deep knowing inside that something in your life isn't right. Perhaps you feel depressed or a lack of meaning and purpose, but don't know what to do to make yourself feel better. I believe that building a meaningful relationship in therapy has the power to heal and transform us from the inside out. I want to support you in resolving your issues quickly and clearly. I offer VIRTUAL sessions via Zoom, telephone and other platforms for clients who are currently needing at distance support.
Family / Marital
(415) 880-5571
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San Francisco, CA 94114
Family / Marital
I imagine what brought you here was a deep knowing inside that something in your life isn't right. Perhaps you feel depressed or a lack of meaning and purpose, but don't know what to do to make yourself feel better. I believe that building a meaningful relationship in therapy has the power to heal and transform us from the inside out. I want to support you in resolving your issues quickly and clearly. I offer VIRTUAL sessions via Zoom, telephone and other platforms for clients who are currently needing at distance support.
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.
Family / Marital
(510) 822-7725
Verified
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94104
Family / Marital
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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Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94102
I have 20+ years experience assisting clients to overcome issues related to Anxiety, Mid-Life Crisis, Burnout, Anger, Depression, Addictive/Compulsive Behavior. My clients say they appreciate my "genuine, therapuetic connection", my "warm, grounded, interactive therapy sessions"; my "solid multi-cultural competency". I am not the kind of therapist that sits and nods. I actively work with you to explore what is hapening and identify the best possible solutions. Finding the right therapist is tricky. This is why I am happy to talk with you on the phone before we decide to work together.
Family / Marital
(415) 323-3058
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San Francisco, CA 94102
Family / Marital
I have 20+ years experience assisting clients to overcome issues related to Anxiety, Mid-Life Crisis, Burnout, Anger, Depression, Addictive/Compulsive Behavior. My clients say they appreciate my "genuine, therapuetic connection", my "warm, grounded, interactive therapy sessions"; my "solid multi-cultural competency". I am not the kind of therapist that sits and nods. I actively work with you to explore what is hapening and identify the best possible solutions. Finding the right therapist is tricky. This is why I am happy to talk with you on the phone before we decide to work together.
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94102
I offer individual and couples therapy to adults experiencing a range of concerns including anxiety, stress, depression, relationship and dating issues, career concerns, identity development, and life transitions. Many express difficulty balancing busy professional lives with maintaining a fulfilling personal life, and express a fear of getting stuck. Clients are often interested in improving their communication and coping skills, and are looking to achieve a sense of greater ease, calm, and connection to themselves and others in their lives.
Family / Marital
(415) 980-2262
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San Francisco, CA 94102
Family / Marital
I offer individual and couples therapy to adults experiencing a range of concerns including anxiety, stress, depression, relationship and dating issues, career concerns, identity development, and life transitions. Many express difficulty balancing busy professional lives with maintaining a fulfilling personal life, and express a fear of getting stuck. Clients are often interested in improving their communication and coping skills, and are looking to achieve a sense of greater ease, calm, and connection to themselves and others in their lives.

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Family / Marital Therapists
Therapists in San Francisco using the techniques of 'family therapy' work with families or couples both together and individually to help them improve their communication skills, build on the positive aspects of their relationships, and repair harmful or negative dynamics.

As an approach to therapy, 'family therapy' (also referred to as family systems therapy, marital therapy, marriage therapy, marriage and family therapy, marital therapy and family counseling) views change in terms of the systems of interaction between family members or couples.

Family relationships often affect psychological well-being and, regardless of the origin of an issue, or whether it may be the "individual" or "family" who is presenting it, involving the family in the solution can be of great benefit. Families participate directly in sessions during which the family therapist helps conversations in a way that draws upon and builds the strengths, wisdom and support of the wider family unit.

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.