Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94123
It is during challenging times such as these when one is often afforded the greatest opportunity for growth, transformation, and healing. If you’re feeling lost, broken, or like you've exhausted your resources to cope with life, it may be a good time to start therapy. Whether you’re depressed, overwhelmed, or struggling in relationship, my goal is to use my seventeen plus years of experience as a psychotherapist to help you relieve suffering and arrive at a deeper understanding and appreciation for yourself. Pain is sometimes inevitable in life, but suffering need not be.
Female
(415) 237-0074
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San Francisco, CA 94123
Female
It is during challenging times such as these when one is often afforded the greatest opportunity for growth, transformation, and healing. If you’re feeling lost, broken, or like you've exhausted your resources to cope with life, it may be a good time to start therapy. Whether you’re depressed, overwhelmed, or struggling in relationship, my goal is to use my seventeen plus years of experience as a psychotherapist to help you relieve suffering and arrive at a deeper understanding and appreciation for yourself. Pain is sometimes inevitable in life, but suffering need not be.
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Licensed Professional Counselor, MAMFC, LPC, MBA Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94103
The world has only one YOU, and you were made to SHINE! Like an athletic coach, I apply my considerable training, experience, and creativity to help you carve out the steps to get from where you are to where you want to be, providing you support, accountability, and structure along the way. My ideal client is someone willing to do whatever it takes to become everything you are created to be. I provide life coaching to individuals, families, and organizations facing a variety of challenges both in the US and around the world via telephonic and web coaching.
Female
(816) 759-8210
Verified
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94103
Female
The world has only one YOU, and you were made to SHINE! Like an athletic coach, I apply my considerable training, experience, and creativity to help you carve out the steps to get from where you are to where you want to be, providing you support, accountability, and structure along the way. My ideal client is someone willing to do whatever it takes to become everything you are created to be. I provide life coaching to individuals, families, and organizations facing a variety of challenges both in the US and around the world via telephonic and web coaching.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94118
I am a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist offering psychotherapy to adults, adolescents, and children. My training focuses on helping my clients improve their relationships with themselves and others, navigate life transitions, and heal from traumatic experiences. My overall approach seeks to provide a warm, trusting, nonjudgemental relationship in which you are deeply listened to and can safely and freely discuss your challenges, concerns, and vulnerabilities.
Female
(415) 517-9319
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94118
Female
I am a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist offering psychotherapy to adults, adolescents, and children. My training focuses on helping my clients improve their relationships with themselves and others, navigate life transitions, and heal from traumatic experiences. My overall approach seeks to provide a warm, trusting, nonjudgemental relationship in which you are deeply listened to and can safely and freely discuss your challenges, concerns, and vulnerabilities.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT, ATR Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94123
I believe passionately that we can change and that genuine lasting transformation needs to happen at the level of our thinking, our feelings and our behaviors. Through my training in psychotherapy, art therapy and mindfulness I seek to actively give understanding, tools and resources to help you reach your goals. I offer a safe, nurturing and non judgmental environment. I also propose a unique at home service.
Female
(415) 980-4056
Verified
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94123
Female
I believe passionately that we can change and that genuine lasting transformation needs to happen at the level of our thinking, our feelings and our behaviors. Through my training in psychotherapy, art therapy and mindfulness I seek to actively give understanding, tools and resources to help you reach your goals. I offer a safe, nurturing and non judgmental environment. I also propose a unique at home service.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94117
We live in a time where many of the emotions that make us uniquely human have increasingly become labeled as "disordered." Different ways of thinking and feeling that do not fit societal norms are often pathologized rather than valued. Common experiences, such as anxiety around relationships or sadness over loss, are treated as illnesses rather than natural reactions to difficult events that, when explored with respect, often lead to profound growth and creativity. I see psychotherapy less as a way to learn how to "become normal" and more as a journey that invites you to live more fully by embracing all that makes us human.
Female
(323) 366-4885
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94117
Female
We live in a time where many of the emotions that make us uniquely human have increasingly become labeled as "disordered." Different ways of thinking and feeling that do not fit societal norms are often pathologized rather than valued. Common experiences, such as anxiety around relationships or sadness over loss, are treated as illnesses rather than natural reactions to difficult events that, when explored with respect, often lead to profound growth and creativity. I see psychotherapy less as a way to learn how to "become normal" and more as a journey that invites you to live more fully by embracing all that makes us human.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94115
I'm a scientist and a clinician. I believe in evidence-based treatments supported by extensive clinical research at the best medical institutions in the world. My methods have been evaluated and used by scientists and clinicians at the Mayo Clinic, USC, UCSF, Yale, Stanford, Harvard University Center for Brain Science, Johns Hopkins, University of Haifa, MIT, Cambridge, Hebrew University etc
Female
(415) 889-8545
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94115
Female
I'm a scientist and a clinician. I believe in evidence-based treatments supported by extensive clinical research at the best medical institutions in the world. My methods have been evaluated and used by scientists and clinicians at the Mayo Clinic, USC, UCSF, Yale, Stanford, Harvard University Center for Brain Science, Johns Hopkins, University of Haifa, MIT, Cambridge, Hebrew University etc
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94123
Most people seek out a psychologist when they have truly done their best to resolve their difficulties on their own. When you can't see your own emotional blind spots, feeling stuck and distressed can ripple through many areas of your life. Perhaps this is your first time seeking out a therapist, or perhaps you are returning to psychotherapy for a fresh perspective. As a psychologist with over 17 years of experience, I have a seasoned understanding of what leads people to hit roadblocks in their lives, in areas including work, school, marriage, parenting, family, and intimate relationships.
Female
(415) 578-7673
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94123
Female
Most people seek out a psychologist when they have truly done their best to resolve their difficulties on their own. When you can't see your own emotional blind spots, feeling stuck and distressed can ripple through many areas of your life. Perhaps this is your first time seeking out a therapist, or perhaps you are returning to psychotherapy for a fresh perspective. As a psychologist with over 17 years of experience, I have a seasoned understanding of what leads people to hit roadblocks in their lives, in areas including work, school, marriage, parenting, family, and intimate relationships.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94112
I specialize in working with children, teens, and young adults with trauma histories, anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, grief and loss, body and self-esteem issues, life and family transitions. I also work with clients who are dealing with immigration and acculturation issues and support them with exploring and resolving intergenerational conflicts and cultural differences within their families and communities. I strive to create a safe space that includes collaboration, reflective curiosity, opportunities for change, creativity and humor.
Female
(628) 213-7635
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94112
Female
I specialize in working with children, teens, and young adults with trauma histories, anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, grief and loss, body and self-esteem issues, life and family transitions. I also work with clients who are dealing with immigration and acculturation issues and support them with exploring and resolving intergenerational conflicts and cultural differences within their families and communities. I strive to create a safe space that includes collaboration, reflective curiosity, opportunities for change, creativity and humor.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94114
Do you have feelings that your life isn’t quite what you want it to be? Maybe you find yourself stuck in similar patterns in your relationships or feel dissatisfied at work. You might worry, feel irritable or anxious. Or unable to make decisions or concentrate, or make meaningful connections. You might even have physical pain or symptoms as a result of these challenges. Maybe you cope with unhealthy behaviors that you are not proud of. Therapy can have a significant impact in the positive change you are looking for, once you make the powerful and sometimes difficult decision to seek treatment. We will begin where you are.
Female
(415) 527-3972
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94114
Female
Do you have feelings that your life isn’t quite what you want it to be? Maybe you find yourself stuck in similar patterns in your relationships or feel dissatisfied at work. You might worry, feel irritable or anxious. Or unable to make decisions or concentrate, or make meaningful connections. You might even have physical pain or symptoms as a result of these challenges. Maybe you cope with unhealthy behaviors that you are not proud of. Therapy can have a significant impact in the positive change you are looking for, once you make the powerful and sometimes difficult decision to seek treatment. We will begin where you are.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CMT-P Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94101
Giemar "Gigi" Fernandez is an experienced Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a degree from UC Berkeley and California State University. She spent the last ten plus years working as a trauma specialist, providing evidence based treatments to help individuals reduce the impact of past traumatic events on their present lives. Her expertise includes working with clientele struggling with life transitions, depression, anxiety, PTSD, sexual trauma, grief/loss and betrayal. Gigi is also a certified Mindfulness Teacher through the International Mindfulness Teachers Association, she has provided training and guidance in mindfulness living.
Female
(707) 309-0226
Verified
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94101
Female
Giemar "Gigi" Fernandez is an experienced Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a degree from UC Berkeley and California State University. She spent the last ten plus years working as a trauma specialist, providing evidence based treatments to help individuals reduce the impact of past traumatic events on their present lives. Her expertise includes working with clientele struggling with life transitions, depression, anxiety, PTSD, sexual trauma, grief/loss and betrayal. Gigi is also a certified Mindfulness Teacher through the International Mindfulness Teachers Association, she has provided training and guidance in mindfulness living.
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Associate Clinical Social Worker, ASW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94106
Do you feel misunderstood and overwhelmed? Is people pleasing or code switching exhausting? Do you feel disconnected from YOU? Are you searching for a space that is safe to be YOU? Are you hyperaware of your melanin in white spaces? Are you searching for a therapist that understands the minority experience? I recognize the struggles of living while Black. And I champion disrupting White Supremacy and systemic racism. I am a firm believer in order to dismantle racism and White Supremacy we must individually address our trauma, unlearn internalized racism and develop skills to elevate our thinking and regulate our emotions.
Female
(510) 491-0339
Verified
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94106
Female
Do you feel misunderstood and overwhelmed? Is people pleasing or code switching exhausting? Do you feel disconnected from YOU? Are you searching for a space that is safe to be YOU? Are you hyperaware of your melanin in white spaces? Are you searching for a therapist that understands the minority experience? I recognize the struggles of living while Black. And I champion disrupting White Supremacy and systemic racism. I am a firm believer in order to dismantle racism and White Supremacy we must individually address our trauma, unlearn internalized racism and develop skills to elevate our thinking and regulate our emotions.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94104
Perhaps you are struggling with your partner right now, having the same fight over and over again. Or longing for an intimate relationship and feeling frustrated in your search. Maybe you are struggling to find a greater sense of direction in life. I have extensive experience working with relationship issues, life transitions, depression, anxiety, and grief. My approach to therapy is to help people gain access to their truth and authenticity. Through a collaborative and active therapeutic relationship, I endeavor to help clients identify what they want in life and the barriers that may be standing in their way.
Female
(415) 801-0462
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94104
Female
Perhaps you are struggling with your partner right now, having the same fight over and over again. Or longing for an intimate relationship and feeling frustrated in your search. Maybe you are struggling to find a greater sense of direction in life. I have extensive experience working with relationship issues, life transitions, depression, anxiety, and grief. My approach to therapy is to help people gain access to their truth and authenticity. Through a collaborative and active therapeutic relationship, I endeavor to help clients identify what they want in life and the barriers that may be standing in their way.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94102
Hello. I am a licensed psychologist with over 10 years of experience working with adults. I provide treatment for a host of issues including anxiety, panic, stress, depression, trauma, life transitions, grief, substance use, and severe mental illness. I will help and support you by providing brief psychotherapy to address specific problems, or provide longer term treatment to address multiple issues or long standing difficulties.
Female
(415) 408-7786
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94102
Female
Hello. I am a licensed psychologist with over 10 years of experience working with adults. I provide treatment for a host of issues including anxiety, panic, stress, depression, trauma, life transitions, grief, substance use, and severe mental illness. I will help and support you by providing brief psychotherapy to address specific problems, or provide longer term treatment to address multiple issues or long standing difficulties.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94102
I see individuals, couples, and adolescents seeking support, insight, and emotional stability when facing distress and challenges. They understand the benefit of my helping them to bring the dark feelings into the light, enabling them to be addressed and resolved in a straightforward, honest manner. These include coping with transitions, intimacy and illness, as well as successfully navigating parenting and aging. I have extensive experience within medical settings, providing emotional support to cancer patients, and their families, and the tools to gain resilience, address medical questions, and explore end of life concerns.
Female
(415) 968-0788
Verified
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94102
Female
I see individuals, couples, and adolescents seeking support, insight, and emotional stability when facing distress and challenges. They understand the benefit of my helping them to bring the dark feelings into the light, enabling them to be addressed and resolved in a straightforward, honest manner. These include coping with transitions, intimacy and illness, as well as successfully navigating parenting and aging. I have extensive experience within medical settings, providing emotional support to cancer patients, and their families, and the tools to gain resilience, address medical questions, and explore end of life concerns.
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.
Female
(415) 787-2991
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94108
Female
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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Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94110
Many of us appear to be functioning well in life, but in reality feel like imposters, often stressed and unsatisfied in our lives and relationships. I foster the discovery of genuine peace and fulfillment through "undoing aloneness," helping clients embrace their best and worst selves, and unearthing a more self-compassionate and authentic way of being. My clients are typically individuals and couples, seeking treatment for anxiety, perfectionism, trauma, and a wide variety of relational issues.
Female
(626) 774-8291
Verified
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94110
Female
Many of us appear to be functioning well in life, but in reality feel like imposters, often stressed and unsatisfied in our lives and relationships. I foster the discovery of genuine peace and fulfillment through "undoing aloneness," helping clients embrace their best and worst selves, and unearthing a more self-compassionate and authentic way of being. My clients are typically individuals and couples, seeking treatment for anxiety, perfectionism, trauma, and a wide variety of relational issues.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94103
I am passionate about supporting people to quickly move through psychological blocks that create stress and stop the flow of creative, productive energy. I focus on facilitating freedom from anxiety and depression created by past experiences, opening the mind to what is present and possible, instead of old and no longer useful. I work extensively with the therapeutic technique known as EMDR, which is clinically proven to be an effective treatment for Anxiety/Depression and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. I am an EMDRIA approved Consultant and a Trainer for the Trauma Recovery Humanitarian Assistance Program. www.emdrhap.org
Female
(510) 863-4970
Verified
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94103
Female
I am passionate about supporting people to quickly move through psychological blocks that create stress and stop the flow of creative, productive energy. I focus on facilitating freedom from anxiety and depression created by past experiences, opening the mind to what is present and possible, instead of old and no longer useful. I work extensively with the therapeutic technique known as EMDR, which is clinically proven to be an effective treatment for Anxiety/Depression and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. I am an EMDRIA approved Consultant and a Trainer for the Trauma Recovery Humanitarian Assistance Program. www.emdrhap.org
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94115
Many couples work so hard to resolve conflict on thier own and end up getting stuck over and over. Though each couple has hot topics they can often argue over something as simple as the toilet paper roll. They try to resolve repetitive conflicts on their own and get stuck. There are specific tools and perspectives that are key to having a successful relationship. Learning these tools can deepen a relationship and build a foundation for a potential future family.
Female
(415) 801-0354
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94115
Female
Many couples work so hard to resolve conflict on thier own and end up getting stuck over and over. Though each couple has hot topics they can often argue over something as simple as the toilet paper roll. They try to resolve repetitive conflicts on their own and get stuck. There are specific tools and perspectives that are key to having a successful relationship. Learning these tools can deepen a relationship and build a foundation for a potential future family.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94121
We are all worried about what will happen and when will this be over. No one knows, there are no absolute answers. For some people the situation we find ourselves in is overwhelming. Some of what is going on can trigger memories bringing on depression, anxiety, panic attacks, intense fear, and negative memories from your past. I am accepting new clients that I will meet and treat via the internet during this time. I have over 28 years experience as a Trauma Therapist and work with mood disorders which are often the result of traumatic events. Sometimes the weight of trauma can feel like too much. I encourage you to reach out.
Female
(415) 886-5773
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94121
Female
We are all worried about what will happen and when will this be over. No one knows, there are no absolute answers. For some people the situation we find ourselves in is overwhelming. Some of what is going on can trigger memories bringing on depression, anxiety, panic attacks, intense fear, and negative memories from your past. I am accepting new clients that I will meet and treat via the internet during this time. I have over 28 years experience as a Trauma Therapist and work with mood disorders which are often the result of traumatic events. Sometimes the weight of trauma can feel like too much. I encourage you to reach out.
Photo of Barbara L Townsend, Marriage & Family Therapist
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.
Female
(415) 985-2006
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94133
Female
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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Female Therapists
This is a listing of female Therapists, or providers who are female or women, rather than Therapists who specialize in helping female clients or women.

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.