Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, MFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94114
Feeling understood, feeling helped, and feeling supported are at the core of psychotherapy. This process also includes developing and enhancing self understanding. Many people contemplate calling a therapist for a long time, unsure of what to expect or how to proceed. Together, we can explore and understand difficult issues in your life and gain a deeper understanding of your situation. Through this process, we can begin to offer you new emotional experiences. In a safe setting with warmth and engagement, I provide an opportunity to gently move through what is bothering you most.
Peer Relationships
(415) 282-7447
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San Francisco, CA 94114
Peer Relationships
Feeling understood, feeling helped, and feeling supported are at the core of psychotherapy. This process also includes developing and enhancing self understanding. Many people contemplate calling a therapist for a long time, unsure of what to expect or how to proceed. Together, we can explore and understand difficult issues in your life and gain a deeper understanding of your situation. Through this process, we can begin to offer you new emotional experiences. In a safe setting with warmth and engagement, I provide an opportunity to gently move through what is bothering you most.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94123
Seeking support for yourself and/or child requires courage and humility. When we experience emotional safety, we begin to understand our ourselves more deeply. I strive to provide each of my clients with a safe, comforting, and non-judgmental environment where we can build a therapeutic alliance based on trust. My style is warm, interpersonal, client-centered, and challenging at times, focused mainly on our relationship in order to promote long-term fulfillment.
Peer Relationships
(949) 627-8314
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San Francisco, CA 94123
Peer Relationships
Seeking support for yourself and/or child requires courage and humility. When we experience emotional safety, we begin to understand our ourselves more deeply. I strive to provide each of my clients with a safe, comforting, and non-judgmental environment where we can build a therapeutic alliance based on trust. My style is warm, interpersonal, client-centered, and challenging at times, focused mainly on our relationship in order to promote long-term fulfillment.
Photo of Leslie Franklin, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94123
I am a seasoned licensed therapist who has been in practice for 25 years. My areas of specialty are women issues, stress management, post traumatic stress, critical incident debriefing, addictions, and couples work. I do well with people who are motivated to change but lack the tools to do so. I assist clients in accessing their strengths in healthier ways, as to understand and communicate with intention, purpose and focus on their desires and goals. I help people to get clearer and focused on how they want to be in the world, Life is about choices.
Peer Relationships
(650) 385-8870
Verified

San Francisco, CA 94123
Peer Relationships
I am a seasoned licensed therapist who has been in practice for 25 years. My areas of specialty are women issues, stress management, post traumatic stress, critical incident debriefing, addictions, and couples work. I do well with people who are motivated to change but lack the tools to do so. I assist clients in accessing their strengths in healthier ways, as to understand and communicate with intention, purpose and focus on their desires and goals. I help people to get clearer and focused on how they want to be in the world, Life is about choices.
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94104
My clients are adults of all ages. Most are accustomed to accomplishing their goals but are facing a new type of challenge in life that requires a new set of skills. They want to learn coping skills that will help them live a more fulfilling life aligned with their values. I specialize in helping people who are feeling overwhelmed by life stressors, a life transition, an acquired disability or health concern, obstacles to a healthy work-life balance, or career challenges. I also help people who are experiencing depression or anxiety associated with significant existential concerns.
Peer Relationships
(415) 200-1821
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San Francisco, CA 94104
Peer Relationships
My clients are adults of all ages. Most are accustomed to accomplishing their goals but are facing a new type of challenge in life that requires a new set of skills. They want to learn coping skills that will help them live a more fulfilling life aligned with their values. I specialize in helping people who are feeling overwhelmed by life stressors, a life transition, an acquired disability or health concern, obstacles to a healthy work-life balance, or career challenges. I also help people who are experiencing depression or anxiety associated with significant existential concerns.
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Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94111
Are you experiencing discomfort in your life? Do you wish to make a change or are you unsure of where to go from here? I believe that having an unconditional, supportive, mindful relationship can help you get your life on track and start feeling better. Whether it is addictions, relationships, mental illness, or just life changes, please call or text me to see if I can help.
Peer Relationships
(314) 628-8099
Verified
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94111
Peer Relationships
Are you experiencing discomfort in your life? Do you wish to make a change or are you unsure of where to go from here? I believe that having an unconditional, supportive, mindful relationship can help you get your life on track and start feeling better. Whether it is addictions, relationships, mental illness, or just life changes, please call or text me to see if I can help.
Photo of Maitri Joy, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, CHT, LMFT, CLC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94102
I offer couples & individuals opportunity to heal difficult communications, overwhelming emotions and painful trauma, I borrow practices from several spiritual traditions, Native American, Buddhist, & Hindu; integrating them with cutting-edge coaching, energetic training, and shamanic practices to offer you a profound approach to personal growth, emotional intimacy and spiritual development.
Peer Relationships
(866) 756-0775
Verified
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94102
Peer Relationships
I offer couples & individuals opportunity to heal difficult communications, overwhelming emotions and painful trauma, I borrow practices from several spiritual traditions, Native American, Buddhist, & Hindu; integrating them with cutting-edge coaching, energetic training, and shamanic practices to offer you a profound approach to personal growth, emotional intimacy and spiritual development.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, MA Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94103
I work with couples and individuals struggling with a variety of relationship and communication issues. I have successfully treated clients with depression, anxiety, phobias, and low self-esteem. Clients that are looking for more aliveness in themselves and their relationships will be served well by what I offer.
Peer Relationships
(415) 799-9541
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San Francisco, CA 94103
Peer Relationships
I work with couples and individuals struggling with a variety of relationship and communication issues. I have successfully treated clients with depression, anxiety, phobias, and low self-esteem. Clients that are looking for more aliveness in themselves and their relationships will be served well by what I offer.
Photo of Amanda Houston-Hamilton, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, DMH, MFT
San Francisco, CA 94102
My "ideal" patient is ready to make changes s/he has long wanted and feels able to explore the barriers to emotional well-being in partnership with an experienced therapist. Building a healthy relationship in therapy is not only essential to immediate goals, but is a skill that patients take away for use with on-going problem-solving.
Peer Relationships
(415) 867-5100
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San Francisco, CA 94102
Peer Relationships
My "ideal" patient is ready to make changes s/he has long wanted and feels able to explore the barriers to emotional well-being in partnership with an experienced therapist. Building a healthy relationship in therapy is not only essential to immediate goals, but is a skill that patients take away for use with on-going problem-solving.
Photo of Adam Aaronson, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94110
Anxiety, depression, life transitions, relationships can all be extremely difficult. I appreciate how hard it is to reach out for help, but I want to hear your story and find out about your struggles as well as your strengths. So, let's figure this out together!
Peer Relationships
(530) 364-5284
Verified
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94110
Peer Relationships
Anxiety, depression, life transitions, relationships can all be extremely difficult. I appreciate how hard it is to reach out for help, but I want to hear your story and find out about your struggles as well as your strengths. So, let's figure this out together!
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Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94115
I am passionate about helping highly sensitive people connect with and honor their gifts and to live with more ease and peace of mind in a world that can be especially difficult to navigate as a sensitive empathic person. Some of my areas of specialty include alcohol and drug addiction, eating disorders, trauma, anxiety, depression, shame, grief and loss, codependency, and helping clients to reconnect with their intuition and inner wisdom. I believe that the relationship between client and therapist can be the most valuable and powerful catalyst for healing.
Peer Relationships
(628) 212-7930
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94115
Peer Relationships
I am passionate about helping highly sensitive people connect with and honor their gifts and to live with more ease and peace of mind in a world that can be especially difficult to navigate as a sensitive empathic person. Some of my areas of specialty include alcohol and drug addiction, eating disorders, trauma, anxiety, depression, shame, grief and loss, codependency, and helping clients to reconnect with their intuition and inner wisdom. I believe that the relationship between client and therapist can be the most valuable and powerful catalyst for healing.
Photo of Giancarlo Scherillo, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94104
As a mindfulness and somatic based therapist, my approach is to provide a safe and supportive environment for your therapy process. I have an approach to therapy that includes both self-discovery with educational resources. I believe in supporting the internal process of the client unfolding it at their own pace. We can work together to better understand and resolve challenges in your current life. By applying mindfulness techniques with somatic therapy approaches and techniques, we will examine long-standing behavior patterns or negative beliefs that may be holding you back from experiencing a more fulfilling and meaningful life.
Peer Relationships
(415) 723-4322
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94104
Peer Relationships
As a mindfulness and somatic based therapist, my approach is to provide a safe and supportive environment for your therapy process. I have an approach to therapy that includes both self-discovery with educational resources. I believe in supporting the internal process of the client unfolding it at their own pace. We can work together to better understand and resolve challenges in your current life. By applying mindfulness techniques with somatic therapy approaches and techniques, we will examine long-standing behavior patterns or negative beliefs that may be holding you back from experiencing a more fulfilling and meaningful life.
Photo of Rhea Mistades, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, CHT, LMFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94114
Do you feel stuck? Many people begin psychotherapy because they feel something is "off". They are dissatisfied, but unclear about what they want; they feel that "something is missing," but they're not sure what it is. Others begin psychotherapy because they find themselves repeatedly cycling through unhealthy relationship patterns and they want to change. Additionally, we all have traumas and woundings within us, to varying degrees. Psychotherapy can help untangle these knots and move you through suffering and pain towards greater health, integration, wholeness, vitality, and well-being.
Peer Relationships
(415) 886-1068
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94114
Peer Relationships
Do you feel stuck? Many people begin psychotherapy because they feel something is "off". They are dissatisfied, but unclear about what they want; they feel that "something is missing," but they're not sure what it is. Others begin psychotherapy because they find themselves repeatedly cycling through unhealthy relationship patterns and they want to change. Additionally, we all have traumas and woundings within us, to varying degrees. Psychotherapy can help untangle these knots and move you through suffering and pain towards greater health, integration, wholeness, vitality, and well-being.
Photo of Dr. Tanferani, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94132
I believe that a successful therapeutic relationship is based on careful listening and honest feedback. I help clients cultivate authentic relationships in their lives; both with themselves and others. I work collaboratively with clients to identify and achieve their goals by meeting them where they are in the present moment.
Peer Relationships
(650) 549-9771
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San Francisco, CA 94132
Peer Relationships
I believe that a successful therapeutic relationship is based on careful listening and honest feedback. I help clients cultivate authentic relationships in their lives; both with themselves and others. I work collaboratively with clients to identify and achieve their goals by meeting them where they are in the present moment.
Photo of Shelly-Ann M Collins Rawle, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD, NCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94107
No one ever said it (life, relationships, career, school) would be easy but should it be this hard? Taking the first step to explore therapy can be challenging but it can be helpful to obtain support during times of transition or difficulty. If you are still unsure, or even if you are familiar with the therapeutic process, meeting me and getting more information about how I work just takes one session, and a consultation costs you nothing.
Peer Relationships
(424) 343-1311
Verified
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94107
Peer Relationships
No one ever said it (life, relationships, career, school) would be easy but should it be this hard? Taking the first step to explore therapy can be challenging but it can be helpful to obtain support during times of transition or difficulty. If you are still unsure, or even if you are familiar with the therapeutic process, meeting me and getting more information about how I work just takes one session, and a consultation costs you nothing.
Photo of Lily Sun, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94104
You don't have to do it alone. People often come into therapy when they have hit a crisis in their lives. It can be hard to feel like your usual coping mechanisms are not working anymore, or the situation you are dealing with is more than you can handle. Having a warm, compassionate, supportive, and qualified ally to listen and help with these issues in a safe and confidential space can help you feel less isolated and overwhelmed.
Peer Relationships
(415) 980-3901
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94104
Peer Relationships
You don't have to do it alone. People often come into therapy when they have hit a crisis in their lives. It can be hard to feel like your usual coping mechanisms are not working anymore, or the situation you are dealing with is more than you can handle. Having a warm, compassionate, supportive, and qualified ally to listen and help with these issues in a safe and confidential space can help you feel less isolated and overwhelmed.
Photo of Talia Abraham, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94102
I strongly believe in our natural desire to grow and heal. Sometimes however, we need some help and guidance on our way. By attending to your emotional issues, fears, blocks, true desires and wishes I will help you reach a more balanced, connected and fulfilled life. If you feel stuck and fearful, disconnected and lost there's a way out of this painful state. I offer a space where you can reflect on different aspects of yourself while you are supported, deeply understood and respected. I am passionate and deeply committed to help you embody the life you desire.
Peer Relationships
(415) 463-1772
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94102
Peer Relationships
I strongly believe in our natural desire to grow and heal. Sometimes however, we need some help and guidance on our way. By attending to your emotional issues, fears, blocks, true desires and wishes I will help you reach a more balanced, connected and fulfilled life. If you feel stuck and fearful, disconnected and lost there's a way out of this painful state. I offer a space where you can reflect on different aspects of yourself while you are supported, deeply understood and respected. I am passionate and deeply committed to help you embody the life you desire.
Photo of Sophie Jani, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94102
Sometimes there are circumstances in life that are overwhelming and are beyond our control. Other times, we are trapped by our own perceptions and projections of the world. My approach is to serve as a guide and help you unravel your perceptions, memories, and beliefs, as well as provide you with some skills to help you cope in your world. Let's look at how you can change the things you can control while increasing your ability to make in-depth change. I address issues with depression, anxiety, divorce, trauma, and racial trauma. I currently work with couples & individuals.
Peer Relationships
(510) 962-9374
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94102
Peer Relationships
Sometimes there are circumstances in life that are overwhelming and are beyond our control. Other times, we are trapped by our own perceptions and projections of the world. My approach is to serve as a guide and help you unravel your perceptions, memories, and beliefs, as well as provide you with some skills to help you cope in your world. Let's look at how you can change the things you can control while increasing your ability to make in-depth change. I address issues with depression, anxiety, divorce, trauma, and racial trauma. I currently work with couples & individuals.
Photo of Mary Jayne Sims, Psychologist
Psychologist Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94112
Peer Relationships
(510) 924-0684
Verified
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94112
Peer Relationships
Photo of Phyllis G. Vince, Marriage & Family Therapist, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94104
ONLINE THERAPY ONLY. Are you feeling disconnected from your partner or family? Are you noticing the same pattern of negative communication happening over and over again? Do these negative patterns feel stuck no matter what you do? Do you long to feel connected again? Do you wish you could resolve these patterns for good? Being close to your partner or family is what we all want and need.
Peer Relationships
(415) 659-9821
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94104
Peer Relationships
ONLINE THERAPY ONLY. Are you feeling disconnected from your partner or family? Are you noticing the same pattern of negative communication happening over and over again? Do these negative patterns feel stuck no matter what you do? Do you long to feel connected again? Do you wish you could resolve these patterns for good? Being close to your partner or family is what we all want and need.
Photo of Stephanie Weissman, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94131
We all need tools to help us navigate the difficulties of life. I am lucky to be in a position to help people gain these tools. I love working with my clients; I am always learning from them. I have a down-to-earth, accessible and active approach to my work. I draw from a variety of therapeutic techniques. I am sensitive to the interplay between social, economic, racial, emotional, and neurological factors. I continue to work in community and non-profit settings. In the Spring of 2016, I earned an Advanced Certificate from the Existential Humanistic Institute.
Peer Relationships
(650) 489-5447
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94131
Peer Relationships
We all need tools to help us navigate the difficulties of life. I am lucky to be in a position to help people gain these tools. I love working with my clients; I am always learning from them. I have a down-to-earth, accessible and active approach to my work. I draw from a variety of therapeutic techniques. I am sensitive to the interplay between social, economic, racial, emotional, and neurological factors. I continue to work in community and non-profit settings. In the Spring of 2016, I earned an Advanced Certificate from the Existential Humanistic Institute.

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Peer Relationships Therapists
Peer Relationships in San Francisco

Teens want to be with people their own age - their peers. During their adolescent years, teens and tweens often spend more time with their peers than with their parents. Through their peer relationships, they can be both connected and independent, as they grow away from their parents' images of them and develop identities of their own. Peers provide a place for accepting the feelings, thoughts and actions that come with the search for identity.

Positive Peer Pressure in San Francisco

The ability to develop healthy friendships and peer relationships depends on a teen's self-identity and self-esteem. Peer pressure can encourage your teen's energy and motivate your teen to conform to healthy behavior. Peers can act as positive role models and demonstrate constructive social behavior. Peers listen to, accept, and understand the frustrations, challenges, and concerns of being a tween or teenager.

Negative Peer Pressure in San Francisco

The need for acceptance, approval, and belonging can lead some teens or tweens to engage in risky behavior in order to fit in with a group-contrasting values they may otherwise reject. In such situations, peer pressure can impair judgment and enable risk-taking behavior, drawing a teen away from the family and positive influences. Some teens harbor secret lives --including those who appear to be well-behaved, high-achieving teens when they are with adults -and engage in negative behavior when with their peers.

If you're looking for help with child peer relationships in San Francisco or for a San Francisco peer relationship Therapist these professionals provide help understanding the peer relationships of kids or tweens, or teen peer relationship counseling in San Francisco and peer relationship advice. They include peer relationship Therapists, peer relationship psychologists in San Francisco and peer relationship 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.