Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94110
I offer psychotherapy and coaching for individuals and couples. My approach is collaborative, warm, and very interactive, lending itself easily to both short term goal oriented work and long term depth exploration. I believe that therapy should provide useful day to day tools for lasting change. To that end I specialize in helping couples communicate with one another in a manner that is collaborative rather than aggressive. I also offer professional coaching designed to help individuals better their communication skills in interpersonal relationships and the workplace.
Family / Marital
(510) 379-5952
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San Francisco, CA 94110
Family / Marital
I offer psychotherapy and coaching for individuals and couples. My approach is collaborative, warm, and very interactive, lending itself easily to both short term goal oriented work and long term depth exploration. I believe that therapy should provide useful day to day tools for lasting change. To that end I specialize in helping couples communicate with one another in a manner that is collaborative rather than aggressive. I also offer professional coaching designed to help individuals better their communication skills in interpersonal relationships and the workplace.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94123
Psychotherapy isn't one size fits all. It's a unique relationship that develops and responds to your needs, life-experiences, ethnic/cultural identity, challenges and resources. You may be feeling stuck-repeating painful patterns, wanting to make changes but not knowing how. Or you're a survivor of sexual violence and the ways you've been coping aren't working anymore. I meet you where you are and bring my clinical and life experience, deep listening, compassion, acceptance, warmth and creativity. Together we create and draw on the power of a safe, accepting therapeutic relationship to support your growth and wholeness.
Family / Marital
(415) 949-1174
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94123
Family / Marital
Psychotherapy isn't one size fits all. It's a unique relationship that develops and responds to your needs, life-experiences, ethnic/cultural identity, challenges and resources. You may be feeling stuck-repeating painful patterns, wanting to make changes but not knowing how. Or you're a survivor of sexual violence and the ways you've been coping aren't working anymore. I meet you where you are and bring my clinical and life experience, deep listening, compassion, acceptance, warmth and creativity. Together we create and draw on the power of a safe, accepting therapeutic relationship to support your growth and wholeness.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94105
My focus is to develop a relationship with the client. This is called the two person model which is different than the old fashion practice where the doctor is one up and the client is one down. Rather, the two person model attempts to understand the client through questions and mutual discussion. I am not a silent therapist. I give feedback and remain fully engaged with the patient. Together we build a rapport. I adhere to a humanistic approach.
Family / Marital
(415) 366-8999
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94105
Family / Marital
My focus is to develop a relationship with the client. This is called the two person model which is different than the old fashion practice where the doctor is one up and the client is one down. Rather, the two person model attempts to understand the client through questions and mutual discussion. I am not a silent therapist. I give feedback and remain fully engaged with the patient. Together we build a rapport. I adhere to a humanistic approach.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT, ATR Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94114
An area of focus in my practice is working with parents, couples and families in times of adjustment and transition, particularly in the early years of parenthood. Parenthood can be very demanding especially when you're trying to maintain a career and relationships with your partner, family and friends. I work with clients to give them communication tools and self-care strategies as well as increasing self-awareness and personal insight.
Family / Marital
(415) 787-4454
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San Francisco, CA 94114
Family / Marital
An area of focus in my practice is working with parents, couples and families in times of adjustment and transition, particularly in the early years of parenthood. Parenthood can be very demanding especially when you're trying to maintain a career and relationships with your partner, family and friends. I work with clients to give them communication tools and self-care strategies as well as increasing self-awareness and personal insight.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94123
Welcome and thank you for viewing my profile. I know that finding the right therapist is a very important decision. At various times in our lives it is common to experience circumstances that seem too difficult to solve on one's own. I work with people who are having problems in their relationships with partners, family and with work related concerns. Depression, anxiety, stress, and feeling stuck in life make what is already difficult more complicated to navigate alone.
Family / Marital
(415) 800-2486
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94123
Family / Marital
Welcome and thank you for viewing my profile. I know that finding the right therapist is a very important decision. At various times in our lives it is common to experience circumstances that seem too difficult to solve on one's own. I work with people who are having problems in their relationships with partners, family and with work related concerns. Depression, anxiety, stress, and feeling stuck in life make what is already difficult more complicated to navigate alone.
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Marriage & Family Therapist Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94117
Welcome. Perhaps you are seeking out therapy to help manage a crisis or maybe you finally have enough stability in your life to work on deeper issues? As a psychotherapist, I meet my clients where they are and offer the support most suited for their needs. In my practice, I work with everything from artistic blocks, anxiety, depression and relationship issues to severe trauma, grief, addiction and existential unrest.
Family / Marital
(503) 757-1310
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94117
Family / Marital
Welcome. Perhaps you are seeking out therapy to help manage a crisis or maybe you finally have enough stability in your life to work on deeper issues? As a psychotherapist, I meet my clients where they are and offer the support most suited for their needs. In my practice, I work with everything from artistic blocks, anxiety, depression and relationship issues to severe trauma, grief, addiction and existential unrest.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94114
Together we can build on your unique strengths to create the conditions with which you can meet life's challenges and feel a sense of genuine contentment. I work with individuals, couples and families struggling with depression, anxiety, relationship dissatisfaction, trauma, compulsive behaviors, sexual expression and orientation, chronic pain, or grief or loss. Whether you're simply feeling stuck and wanting to feel more of a sense of purpose in life or dealing with debilitating trauma, I can help you uncover your inherent wisdom for healing and growth. Call today for a free 15-minute consultation.
Family / Marital
(510) 694-0997
Verified
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94114
Family / Marital
Together we can build on your unique strengths to create the conditions with which you can meet life's challenges and feel a sense of genuine contentment. I work with individuals, couples and families struggling with depression, anxiety, relationship dissatisfaction, trauma, compulsive behaviors, sexual expression and orientation, chronic pain, or grief or loss. Whether you're simply feeling stuck and wanting to feel more of a sense of purpose in life or dealing with debilitating trauma, I can help you uncover your inherent wisdom for healing and growth. Call today for a free 15-minute consultation.
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Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94103
My style of engagement is non-hierarchical and non-pathologizing, and is rooted in and guided by a spirit of loving curiosity, compassion, and camaraderie. I am candid and enjoy *keeping it real* in ways that invite the authenticity and honesty that fuel growth and change. At the same time, I work with sensitive awareness and caring of the many aspects of each individual, of each aspect’s unique needs and desires, and of the need of each to be seen, understood and supported. This approach is the foundation for the collaborative work I do with my clients.
Family / Marital
(415) 962-3886
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94103
Family / Marital
My style of engagement is non-hierarchical and non-pathologizing, and is rooted in and guided by a spirit of loving curiosity, compassion, and camaraderie. I am candid and enjoy *keeping it real* in ways that invite the authenticity and honesty that fuel growth and change. At the same time, I work with sensitive awareness and caring of the many aspects of each individual, of each aspect’s unique needs and desires, and of the need of each to be seen, understood and supported. This approach is the foundation for the collaborative work I do with my clients.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Hosts group in:
San Francisco, CA 94108
Every person has many sides to their personality. Often these different sides are in conflict with one another and cause pain, anxiety and/or depression. When we find ourselves caught in repeated conflict in relationships, or we behave in ways that feel uncharacteristic, we often are in conflict with an aspect of ourself that is unknown or unconscious to us.The goal of psychoanalysis and psychotherapy is to help the unconscious self become conscious. When we begin to know ourselves better we can often make better choices and develop better tools to deal with the conflicts and stress that life brings us.
Family / Marital
(510) 230-0304
Verified
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Hosts group in:
San Francisco, CA 94108
Family / Marital
Every person has many sides to their personality. Often these different sides are in conflict with one another and cause pain, anxiety and/or depression. When we find ourselves caught in repeated conflict in relationships, or we behave in ways that feel uncharacteristic, we often are in conflict with an aspect of ourself that is unknown or unconscious to us.The goal of psychoanalysis and psychotherapy is to help the unconscious self become conscious. When we begin to know ourselves better we can often make better choices and develop better tools to deal with the conflicts and stress that life brings us.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94123
I bring to my private practice 36 years of experience and training in couple dynamics, attachment, sexuality and family systems. When couples first contact me, they have often been struggling with strained, stuck and reactive relationship patterns for a long time. They have hurt one another by attempting various ineffective solutions such as fighting-to-win, resentful compliance, disengagement, dulled sexual desire, infidelities, freezing in hopelessness. These are all an attempt to manage the anxiety and discomfort often inherent in long-term relationship challenges. Naturally, there is discouragement and worry.
Family / Marital
(510) 863-8744
Verified
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94123
Family / Marital
I bring to my private practice 36 years of experience and training in couple dynamics, attachment, sexuality and family systems. When couples first contact me, they have often been struggling with strained, stuck and reactive relationship patterns for a long time. They have hurt one another by attempting various ineffective solutions such as fighting-to-win, resentful compliance, disengagement, dulled sexual desire, infidelities, freezing in hopelessness. These are all an attempt to manage the anxiety and discomfort often inherent in long-term relationship challenges. Naturally, there is discouragement and worry.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94104
It feels like you're at a breaking point, something's got to give, so you're thinking "well, maybe I'll give therapy a try before I just accept that this is how things are for me." You may feel like there's something wrong with you, that you're alienated and alone in this. I can assure you that you're not alone. I offer a safe space to co-explore what's been bringing you down, the underlying beliefs, past traumas, and ruptures in relationship that have helped to inform your present experience. You can and will create a more useful story that isn't so hard to bare, it may even propel you faster towards what you want and need.
Family / Marital
(415) 799-5023
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94104
Family / Marital
It feels like you're at a breaking point, something's got to give, so you're thinking "well, maybe I'll give therapy a try before I just accept that this is how things are for me." You may feel like there's something wrong with you, that you're alienated and alone in this. I can assure you that you're not alone. I offer a safe space to co-explore what's been bringing you down, the underlying beliefs, past traumas, and ruptures in relationship that have helped to inform your present experience. You can and will create a more useful story that isn't so hard to bare, it may even propel you faster towards what you want and need.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94102
I am a licensed psychotherapist who is deeply committed to supporting those whose lives have been impacted by alcohol or drugs. I am compassionate, practical, engaged and genuine. If you have struggled or are still struggling, I can help. If you are worried about someone who struggles, I can help. Even if you are unsure of what you may need, I can support you. I strive to develop meaningful therapeutic relationships that allow for understanding, grieving, healing and growth. Those who find help may be children, adult children, spouses, partners, parents, grandparents, couples, women or men.
Family / Marital
(415) 689-1690
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94102
Family / Marital
I am a licensed psychotherapist who is deeply committed to supporting those whose lives have been impacted by alcohol or drugs. I am compassionate, practical, engaged and genuine. If you have struggled or are still struggling, I can help. If you are worried about someone who struggles, I can help. Even if you are unsure of what you may need, I can support you. I strive to develop meaningful therapeutic relationships that allow for understanding, grieving, healing and growth. Those who find help may be children, adult children, spouses, partners, parents, grandparents, couples, women or men.
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94108
I work with individuals, couples, and families, on facilitating communication, conflict resolution, and often healing old wounds from childhood that cause difficulties in present relationships. I also work with children and their families on parenting issues. I work with couples having infertility issues and adoption.
Family / Marital
(415) 787-2991
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94108
Family / Marital
I work with individuals, couples, and families, on facilitating communication, conflict resolution, and often healing old wounds from childhood that cause difficulties in present relationships. I also work with children and their families on parenting issues. I work with couples having infertility issues and adoption.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, ACSW Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94115
As a therapist with over 30 years of experience, including as a director of clinical services at a non-profit agency, I've worked with individuals of all ages, couples and families. I offer a wide range of therapy services, specializing in helping my clients deal with emotional and behavioral issues, including anxiety and depression. I also have extensive experience working with those undergoing personal transitions, family, marital and relationship issues, coping with medical challenges including loss and grief.
Family / Marital
(415) 578-9229
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94115
Family / Marital
As a therapist with over 30 years of experience, including as a director of clinical services at a non-profit agency, I've worked with individuals of all ages, couples and families. I offer a wide range of therapy services, specializing in helping my clients deal with emotional and behavioral issues, including anxiety and depression. I also have extensive experience working with those undergoing personal transitions, family, marital and relationship issues, coping with medical challenges including loss and grief.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, PCC, MA Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94104
How are you holding up during these super stressful times? Life can seem tricky and overwhelming these days and requires courage and adaptability! I welcome people from all walks of life, ages and challenges. With many years of experience as a psychotherapist life & executive coach, I am passionate to help people overcome mental health issues and impasses to find a healthy, happy and powerful version of themselves. Quite a few of my clients work in the busy tech/start-up industry. They are driven and accomplished and know what they want but may suffer from burn-out, mental health challenges, or addictions of sorts.
Family / Marital
(415) 965-2414
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94104
Family / Marital
How are you holding up during these super stressful times? Life can seem tricky and overwhelming these days and requires courage and adaptability! I welcome people from all walks of life, ages and challenges. With many years of experience as a psychotherapist life & executive coach, I am passionate to help people overcome mental health issues and impasses to find a healthy, happy and powerful version of themselves. Quite a few of my clients work in the busy tech/start-up industry. They are driven and accomplished and know what they want but may suffer from burn-out, mental health challenges, or addictions of sorts.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94115
In my practice, I work with adult individuals and couples looking to improve the way they function in relationships. I provide structured premarital counseling to help couples engaged or dating build a strong foundation for marriage right from the start. I work with couples that are struggling to connect, communicate, and manage conflict develop the necessary skills to shift negative patterns and strengthen their bonds. I support individuals looking to heal from past relational trauma and work towards the secure-functioning relationships they desire and deserve.
Family / Marital
(415) 594-4075
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94115
Family / Marital
In my practice, I work with adult individuals and couples looking to improve the way they function in relationships. I provide structured premarital counseling to help couples engaged or dating build a strong foundation for marriage right from the start. I work with couples that are struggling to connect, communicate, and manage conflict develop the necessary skills to shift negative patterns and strengthen their bonds. I support individuals looking to heal from past relational trauma and work towards the secure-functioning relationships they desire and deserve.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94123
One of the things that haunts me about our all too human condition is how much pain we have to suffer in the ordinary conduct of our lives. Who do we turn to when we are in such despair that we don’t know where to turn? I believe all of us suffer from occasional feelings of fear, alienation, depression, confusion. Some suffer from these symptoms more than others, but we are all otherwise more or less the same. I try to connect with your deepest existential issues and help you get to know yourself intimately, in order to bring the passion and happiness than has been missing back into your life . . . or perhaps, for the first time?
Family / Marital
(415) 871-0145
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94123
Family / Marital
One of the things that haunts me about our all too human condition is how much pain we have to suffer in the ordinary conduct of our lives. Who do we turn to when we are in such despair that we don’t know where to turn? I believe all of us suffer from occasional feelings of fear, alienation, depression, confusion. Some suffer from these symptoms more than others, but we are all otherwise more or less the same. I try to connect with your deepest existential issues and help you get to know yourself intimately, in order to bring the passion and happiness than has been missing back into your life . . . or perhaps, for the first time?
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94123
I work with individuals, couples, and families to guide them to achieve more satisfying, meaningful relationships and social adjustment. I believe therapy is a collaborative, creative process to unveil hidden strengths and courage to motivate change and create new experiences in your life. Creating a therapeutic relationship that feels safe and trusting enough to take personal and emotional risks is important. Through an eclectic approach best suited for my client, I have had success treating a wide range of issues including: anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, past trauma, and grief/loss.
Family / Marital
(415) 689-9058
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94123
Family / Marital
I work with individuals, couples, and families to guide them to achieve more satisfying, meaningful relationships and social adjustment. I believe therapy is a collaborative, creative process to unveil hidden strengths and courage to motivate change and create new experiences in your life. Creating a therapeutic relationship that feels safe and trusting enough to take personal and emotional risks is important. Through an eclectic approach best suited for my client, I have had success treating a wide range of issues including: anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, past trauma, and grief/loss.
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Psychological Associate, PhD Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94102
So, you are browsing for someone to help you. There are many here who can, myself included. Effective therapy is first and foremost about good fit. Can we collaborate on a solution for you? Do I care enough to hear what you are saying and feel what you are not ready to say? Am I patient enough to give you time to share in your own time and in your own way? Am I willing to be directive when you most need it, even though you may not want that? In a word, "Yes."
Family / Marital
(415) 801-0882
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94102
Family / Marital
So, you are browsing for someone to help you. There are many here who can, myself included. Effective therapy is first and foremost about good fit. Can we collaborate on a solution for you? Do I care enough to hear what you are saying and feel what you are not ready to say? Am I patient enough to give you time to share in your own time and in your own way? Am I willing to be directive when you most need it, even though you may not want that? In a word, "Yes."
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94104
Each individual or couple's suffering is unique. In spite of significant success and achievements the sources of this suffering can frustratingly elude and confuse you. I offer a place where we can think and talk together about your suffering and where you can develop the capacity for a calm sense of sturdiness and purpose. Thoughtfully examining your unique experiences in the presence of a warm, nonjudgmental therapist can allow you to discover new ways of relating to yourself and others and the flexibility to live your life differently. The therapy relationship is a powerful venue for insight AND transformation.
Family / Marital
(510) 470-7582
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94104
Family / Marital
Each individual or couple's suffering is unique. In spite of significant success and achievements the sources of this suffering can frustratingly elude and confuse you. I offer a place where we can think and talk together about your suffering and where you can develop the capacity for a calm sense of sturdiness and purpose. Thoughtfully examining your unique experiences in the presence of a warm, nonjudgmental therapist can allow you to discover new ways of relating to yourself and others and the flexibility to live your life differently. The therapy relationship is a powerful venue for insight AND transformation.

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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.