Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94123
Lisa Pepper-Satkin, MA, MFT is an Executive Therapeutic Coach helping high-achieving leaders actualize BIG visions. She is also a Certified Dare to Lead™ Facilitator. Lisa uniquely integrates 25+ years’ experience as a Licensed Psychotherapist and Entrepreneur, fusing these disciplines in a unique approach she calls Executive Therapeutic Coaching. She assists the client in recognizing what personal blocks and entrenched behaviors are preventing them from achieving optimal results by creating a safe pathway to explore what is getting in their way. She combines these skills to guide highly committed people.
Lesbian
(415) 723-4253
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San Francisco, CA 94123
Lesbian
Lisa Pepper-Satkin, MA, MFT is an Executive Therapeutic Coach helping high-achieving leaders actualize BIG visions. She is also a Certified Dare to Lead™ Facilitator. Lisa uniquely integrates 25+ years’ experience as a Licensed Psychotherapist and Entrepreneur, fusing these disciplines in a unique approach she calls Executive Therapeutic Coaching. She assists the client in recognizing what personal blocks and entrenched behaviors are preventing them from achieving optimal results by creating a safe pathway to explore what is getting in their way. She combines these skills to guide highly committed people.
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Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94109
Welcome to the first day of your journey towards healing! It can be difficult to find self-compassionate when we don't fit into mainstream society or feel utterly alone. I provide creative guidance and tailored solutions to the universal difficulties we face in life & to the unique difficulties you as an individual face. You are on this site because you need someone with an open mind and heart to purely listen, without judgement and teach you some skills to support your unique journey into healing. If you are here just looking at your options you are on your way. I would be honored to walk with you for a while on your next steps.
Lesbian
(510) 694-1245
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94109
Lesbian
Welcome to the first day of your journey towards healing! It can be difficult to find self-compassionate when we don't fit into mainstream society or feel utterly alone. I provide creative guidance and tailored solutions to the universal difficulties we face in life & to the unique difficulties you as an individual face. You are on this site because you need someone with an open mind and heart to purely listen, without judgement and teach you some skills to support your unique journey into healing. If you are here just looking at your options you are on your way. I would be honored to walk with you for a while on your next steps.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94104
You're feeling generally dissatisfied, like you drew the short straw. You make it look not too bad on the outside, yet feel unfulfilled in relationships with lover, family, friends, coworkers. You have concerns about overdoing something (drinking, working, internet), or a generalized anxiety, perfectionism, or people-pleasing. I am a highly interactive therapist. I know when to bring in humor--and when to go to the dark places with you. Together we will look at how you got here. Through identifying your beliefs, attitudes and needs around relationships and intimacy, we will find the key to unlocking your wellbeing.
Lesbian
(415) 786-6680
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94104
Lesbian
You're feeling generally dissatisfied, like you drew the short straw. You make it look not too bad on the outside, yet feel unfulfilled in relationships with lover, family, friends, coworkers. You have concerns about overdoing something (drinking, working, internet), or a generalized anxiety, perfectionism, or people-pleasing. I am a highly interactive therapist. I know when to bring in humor--and when to go to the dark places with you. Together we will look at how you got here. Through identifying your beliefs, attitudes and needs around relationships and intimacy, we will find the key to unlocking your wellbeing.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94109
I offer Indvidual, Couples and Family Psychotherapy, in English and Spanish. I honor the principles of compassion, openness, acceptance, non judgment, equality for all. I use inquiry and mindfulness of emotions, thoughts and body to welcome and receive what wants to be seen; consider the multigenerational, biological, psychosocial and internal aspects of the human being as a way to better understand ourselves. I use Mindfulness, Attachment Focused therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, EMDR, all guided by the belief that the therapeutic relationship, the human connection, is the ground where healing can happen.
Lesbian
(415) 234-4692
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94109
Lesbian
I offer Indvidual, Couples and Family Psychotherapy, in English and Spanish. I honor the principles of compassion, openness, acceptance, non judgment, equality for all. I use inquiry and mindfulness of emotions, thoughts and body to welcome and receive what wants to be seen; consider the multigenerational, biological, psychosocial and internal aspects of the human being as a way to better understand ourselves. I use Mindfulness, Attachment Focused therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, EMDR, all guided by the belief that the therapeutic relationship, the human connection, is the ground where healing can happen.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94115
CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW ZOOM CLIENTS DURING THE COVID CRISIS. I AM JUNGIAN-ORIENTED, WITH EMDR. I have an engaged, relational approach, grounded in modern research on the brain, trauma and attachment. I believe the goal of therapy is to realistically become who you truly are--not to fix you, or tell you how to be. If you work with me, we'll look at your personal, family and cultural history, and the beliefs you hold about yourself and the world. Where we find traumas, disturbing memories, negative beliefs and uncomfortable feelings, we can use a variety of methods to loosen then, learn from them and heal them, including SE and EMDR.
Lesbian
(415) 799-3702
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94115
Lesbian
CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW ZOOM CLIENTS DURING THE COVID CRISIS. I AM JUNGIAN-ORIENTED, WITH EMDR. I have an engaged, relational approach, grounded in modern research on the brain, trauma and attachment. I believe the goal of therapy is to realistically become who you truly are--not to fix you, or tell you how to be. If you work with me, we'll look at your personal, family and cultural history, and the beliefs you hold about yourself and the world. Where we find traumas, disturbing memories, negative beliefs and uncomfortable feelings, we can use a variety of methods to loosen then, learn from them and heal them, including SE and EMDR.
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Psychologist, PsyD, QME Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94118
I seek to provide a thoughtful and reflective setting where clients develop greater understanding of their problems and limitations through honest exploration of themselves, and to bolster strengths/foster growth. I provide a friendly and open atmosphere to invite sharing of whatever thought or feeling that comes up so that they can be explored, analyzed and ultimately changed if you want. I work in a collaborative way and do not necessarily see my role as an advice giver, but as a thoughtful companion in helping you find your own solutions and understanding. I use a flexible blend of clinical techniques and theories.
Lesbian
(415) 991-3069
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94118
Lesbian
I seek to provide a thoughtful and reflective setting where clients develop greater understanding of their problems and limitations through honest exploration of themselves, and to bolster strengths/foster growth. I provide a friendly and open atmosphere to invite sharing of whatever thought or feeling that comes up so that they can be explored, analyzed and ultimately changed if you want. I work in a collaborative way and do not necessarily see my role as an advice giver, but as a thoughtful companion in helping you find your own solutions and understanding. I use a flexible blend of clinical techniques and theories.
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Psychologist, Psy.D. Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94102
Most people who come to see me are individuals and couples who are aware that something's wrong, but find that their own solutions to their issues are falling short, or even making matters more complicated. They are looking for support, understanding and REAL help that can be felt both in the present and that will leave a lasting impact.
Lesbian
(415) 528-3505
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94102
Lesbian
Most people who come to see me are individuals and couples who are aware that something's wrong, but find that their own solutions to their issues are falling short, or even making matters more complicated. They are looking for support, understanding and REAL help that can be felt both in the present and that will leave a lasting impact.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94158
My work is largely as an innate wisdom coach, I believe you'll learn to listen and trust your own innate wisdom, as we work collaboratively to move you past what's blocking wholeness. If given the right support and nurturance, our psyches, much like our bodies, will naturally move towards healing and higher consciousness. ​ My work combines insight and intuition with a warm, open, and interactive style.
Lesbian
(510) 683-5277
Verified
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94158
Lesbian
My work is largely as an innate wisdom coach, I believe you'll learn to listen and trust your own innate wisdom, as we work collaboratively to move you past what's blocking wholeness. If given the right support and nurturance, our psyches, much like our bodies, will naturally move towards healing and higher consciousness. ​ My work combines insight and intuition with a warm, open, and interactive style.
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Psychologist, Ph.D. Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94115
I specialize in focused treatment for individuals who are suffering from the after effects of trauma and other stressful events. As a PTSD researcher, I use my specialized knowledge to tailor evidence-based treatments to each person's needs with compassion. I have worked with people who've experienced a variety of terrible events, such as combat, accidents, abuse, sexual assaults, and near death experiences. After such events, it is common to experience a variety of problems, including PTSD, guilt, shame, anger, depression, anxiety, substance use, or emotional dysregulation. If you are experiencing any of these problems, I can help.
Lesbian
(925) 403-4551
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San Francisco, CA 94115
Lesbian
I specialize in focused treatment for individuals who are suffering from the after effects of trauma and other stressful events. As a PTSD researcher, I use my specialized knowledge to tailor evidence-based treatments to each person's needs with compassion. I have worked with people who've experienced a variety of terrible events, such as combat, accidents, abuse, sexual assaults, and near death experiences. After such events, it is common to experience a variety of problems, including PTSD, guilt, shame, anger, depression, anxiety, substance use, or emotional dysregulation. If you are experiencing any of these problems, I can help.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, PhD Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94103
I believe that the therapy process is a practice of paying attention to what is actually happening - it sounds simple, but this is actually a deeply profound and challenging stance to maintain towards life. The work we do in therapy involves bringing elements of our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, how we relate to ourselves and to others, and how we move through the world, from the darkness of the unconscious into the light of consciousness where we can take a look at them. We do not have to struggle and toil in order to implement change in our lives.
Lesbian
(415) 766-2336
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94103
Lesbian
I believe that the therapy process is a practice of paying attention to what is actually happening - it sounds simple, but this is actually a deeply profound and challenging stance to maintain towards life. The work we do in therapy involves bringing elements of our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, how we relate to ourselves and to others, and how we move through the world, from the darkness of the unconscious into the light of consciousness where we can take a look at them. We do not have to struggle and toil in order to implement change in our lives.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94115
Emotions can sometimes be difficult to bear-sadness, worries about yourself and others, fears, painful recurrent interactions and relationships. Working with an understanding professional to explore feelings and expectations about yourself and your relationships can be the key to clarifying troubling emotional states. These feelings can cause recurrent painful states, or push us toward repetitive or self-destructive behaviors. Exploring these feelings in a safe relationship can cause feelings about yourself and others to shift, opening to new ways of thinking and behaving. This allows for greater flexibility, enhanced creativity, a better relationship with yourself, and better connections and relationships.
Lesbian
(415) 322-0318
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94115
Lesbian
Emotions can sometimes be difficult to bear-sadness, worries about yourself and others, fears, painful recurrent interactions and relationships. Working with an understanding professional to explore feelings and expectations about yourself and your relationships can be the key to clarifying troubling emotional states. These feelings can cause recurrent painful states, or push us toward repetitive or self-destructive behaviors. Exploring these feelings in a safe relationship can cause feelings about yourself and others to shift, opening to new ways of thinking and behaving. This allows for greater flexibility, enhanced creativity, a better relationship with yourself, and better connections and relationships.
Photo of Bonnie Cardell Marriage and Family Therapy, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94102
Psychotherapist and Advanced LENS Neurofeedback provider specializing in children, adolescents and adults with ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, Spectrum Disorders, PTSD or Low Self-Esteem. I have over seven years of experience working with adults, children & adolescents of varied cultural backgrounds, sexual and gender orientations. https://www.bonniecardellmft.com
Lesbian
(415) 484-9894
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94102
Lesbian
Psychotherapist and Advanced LENS Neurofeedback provider specializing in children, adolescents and adults with ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, Spectrum Disorders, PTSD or Low Self-Esteem. I have over seven years of experience working with adults, children & adolescents of varied cultural backgrounds, sexual and gender orientations. https://www.bonniecardellmft.com
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94118
If you are curious about your life and want to resolve troubling aspects of your relationships and feelings about yourself, I can help. Just like many others, you may have long-standing issues and current life struggles that cause you to feel sad or anxious and make it difficult for you to enjoy yourself and your loved ones to the fullest. Together we will sort through and understand how you've become the person you are now and how to help you heal from past traumas to gain greater perspective and happiness in your life and relationships going forward.
Lesbian
(415) 630-5054
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94118
Lesbian
If you are curious about your life and want to resolve troubling aspects of your relationships and feelings about yourself, I can help. Just like many others, you may have long-standing issues and current life struggles that cause you to feel sad or anxious and make it difficult for you to enjoy yourself and your loved ones to the fullest. Together we will sort through and understand how you've become the person you are now and how to help you heal from past traumas to gain greater perspective and happiness in your life and relationships going forward.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, CGP Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94102
I provide a safe place to talk about the issues that are happening in your life. Relationship problems, life transitions, identity quandaries - these are a few examples that you might want to discuss, examine and master. I am committed to actively participate in our work together, helping you make the steps that are needed to create a fulfilling life for yourself. Together, we will explore your current struggles, strengths, and look for new ways to address these.
Lesbian
(650) 437-8577
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94102
Lesbian
I provide a safe place to talk about the issues that are happening in your life. Relationship problems, life transitions, identity quandaries - these are a few examples that you might want to discuss, examine and master. I am committed to actively participate in our work together, helping you make the steps that are needed to create a fulfilling life for yourself. Together, we will explore your current struggles, strengths, and look for new ways to address these.
Photo of Carolyn H. Bray, Ph.D., Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94118
In my 30+ years practicing psychotherapy, I have had extensive experience working with adults who are trying to adjust to the problems that life presents to us---a difficult childhood, trauma, anxiety, depression, postpartum depression, stress, working with a child who has a difficult mental illness, sexual abuse,couples' relationship struggles (heterosexual, gay, and lesbian), and grief from the loss of someone treasured. Always my treatment goal is to facilitate the improvement in the quality of life for each individual and to look for the creative aspect within the destruction. Healing is a natural process, but sometimes it is difficult to remember that fact.
Lesbian
(415) 689-1012
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94118
Lesbian
In my 30+ years practicing psychotherapy, I have had extensive experience working with adults who are trying to adjust to the problems that life presents to us---a difficult childhood, trauma, anxiety, depression, postpartum depression, stress, working with a child who has a difficult mental illness, sexual abuse,couples' relationship struggles (heterosexual, gay, and lesbian), and grief from the loss of someone treasured. Always my treatment goal is to facilitate the improvement in the quality of life for each individual and to look for the creative aspect within the destruction. Healing is a natural process, but sometimes it is difficult to remember that fact.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94103
I am not your run of the mill therapist. Oh sure, I listen well and am very compassionate and calm. But I just don't sit there and ask you how you feel. I do care about your feelings but I am more curious about your experience and how we can increase your awareness so that you can make helpful and inspired choices. As you can imagine I help people deal with any issue you can possibly think of- from depression to life transitions to the loss of a loved one or trauma.
Lesbian
(510) 585-9164
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94103
Lesbian
I am not your run of the mill therapist. Oh sure, I listen well and am very compassionate and calm. But I just don't sit there and ask you how you feel. I do care about your feelings but I am more curious about your experience and how we can increase your awareness so that you can make helpful and inspired choices. As you can imagine I help people deal with any issue you can possibly think of- from depression to life transitions to the loss of a loved one or trauma.
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94102
Do you feel overwhelmed by challenging relationships with loved ones, friends, or coworkers? Do you feel anxious or depressed, or struggle with low self-esteem, OCD, or the effects of trauma? Are you seeking a way to live a meaningful life that reflects your values? The Bay Area CBT Center is a group practice of behavioral therapists dedicated to providing high quality evidence-based treatments. Our integrative approach allows us to apply principles from the most up to date research-based treatments while adapting these tools to meet your unique needs and build an authentic relationship with you.
Lesbian
(415) 991-6818
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94102
Lesbian
Do you feel overwhelmed by challenging relationships with loved ones, friends, or coworkers? Do you feel anxious or depressed, or struggle with low self-esteem, OCD, or the effects of trauma? Are you seeking a way to live a meaningful life that reflects your values? The Bay Area CBT Center is a group practice of behavioral therapists dedicated to providing high quality evidence-based treatments. Our integrative approach allows us to apply principles from the most up to date research-based treatments while adapting these tools to meet your unique needs and build an authentic relationship with you.
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MA, BCBA
San Francisco, CA 94104
After 25 years of research and work with individuals on the autism spectrum, my ideal client consists of 3: For the little guys, I take parents through a specific training program where they feel empowered and become their child's experts, able to teach anything. Adolescents or older children come in with or without their parents to discuss a variety of issues. The are given a concrete plan to immediately improve their life, their social world and their academics. For adults with autism or Asperger's, we will discuss and individualize a plan for you to improve the areas most important to you. Also serving the LGBTQ community.
Lesbian
(415) 527-5431
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San Francisco, CA 94104
Lesbian
After 25 years of research and work with individuals on the autism spectrum, my ideal client consists of 3: For the little guys, I take parents through a specific training program where they feel empowered and become their child's experts, able to teach anything. Adolescents or older children come in with or without their parents to discuss a variety of issues. The are given a concrete plan to immediately improve their life, their social world and their academics. For adults with autism or Asperger's, we will discuss and individualize a plan for you to improve the areas most important to you. Also serving the LGBTQ community.
Photo of Katie Steiner Peterman, Psychologist
Psychologist, Psy.D. Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94112
Therapy is a way to help you more deeply understand yourself and gain perspective to take steps toward a more satisfying life. A good match between therapist and client is essential to personal growth and healing. I provide a safe and collaborative space for you to openly express yourself and explore the issues that are affecting you. With honesty and warmth, I will help you build the awareness necessary to move toward your goals and learn the skills you'll need to navigate, and find meaning in, inevitable challenges.
Lesbian
(415) 682-6562
Verified
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94112
Lesbian
Therapy is a way to help you more deeply understand yourself and gain perspective to take steps toward a more satisfying life. A good match between therapist and client is essential to personal growth and healing. I provide a safe and collaborative space for you to openly express yourself and explore the issues that are affecting you. With honesty and warmth, I will help you build the awareness necessary to move toward your goals and learn the skills you'll need to navigate, and find meaning in, inevitable challenges.
Photo of Risha London Nathan, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CHHC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94101
***Currently only accepting remote clients*** Looking for a positive and supportive space to grow? Hi there! Therapy + Coaching + Health & Wellness. I have created a more holistic approach to my work with clients, and always aim to provide and safe and comfortable space to let you be you. I work remotely and in-person, and focus on dating, relationships and their barriers, communication, low self-worth and self-esteem, as well as the more general health, anxiety and depression issues that come up. Please reach out with any questions. wellwithrisha@gmail.com. All are welcome!
Lesbian
(347) 851-1075
Verified
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94101
Lesbian
***Currently only accepting remote clients*** Looking for a positive and supportive space to grow? Hi there! Therapy + Coaching + Health & Wellness. I have created a more holistic approach to my work with clients, and always aim to provide and safe and comfortable space to let you be you. I work remotely and in-person, and focus on dating, relationships and their barriers, communication, low self-worth and self-esteem, as well as the more general health, anxiety and depression issues that come up. Please reach out with any questions. wellwithrisha@gmail.com. All are welcome!

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Lesbian Therapists
We should make clear that not all the therapists listed here are themselves lesbian. Rather, they specialize in helping with all aspects of being lesbian in San Francisco. They help with lesbian couples in lesbian relationships, lesbianism and San Francisco lesbian therapy issues that affect lesbian life.

If you're lesbian or are looking for help with lesbian issues in San Francisco or for a San Francisco lesbian therapist these professionals provide lesbian counseling, lesbian therapy and lesbian friendly care for lesbians or gays. They include lesbian friendly therapists plus lesbian therapists in San Francisco, lesbian psychologists and lesbian 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.