Nicole O'Connor
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.
Self Esteem
(415) 787-4454
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San Francisco, CA 94114
Self Esteem
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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San Francisco, CA 94103
The Clinic Without Walls (TCWOW) offers FREE SERVICES to Bay Area residents. Our clinic provides a wide range of psychological services including individual, couple, family, and group therapy. We work with children, adults, and families. The clinic aims to increase clients' capacity to identify mental health needs and to access services through which they will be respected and effectively treated.The clinic is oriented to serving the needs of diverse populations and particularly those people historically discriminated against on the basis of race, sexual orientation, economic status, and other socio-cultural factors.
Self Esteem
(415) 325-2763
Verified

San Francisco, CA 94103
Self Esteem
The Clinic Without Walls (TCWOW) offers FREE SERVICES to Bay Area residents. Our clinic provides a wide range of psychological services including individual, couple, family, and group therapy. We work with children, adults, and families. The clinic aims to increase clients' capacity to identify mental health needs and to access services through which they will be respected and effectively treated.The clinic is oriented to serving the needs of diverse populations and particularly those people historically discriminated against on the basis of race, sexual orientation, economic status, and other socio-cultural factors.
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Kathleen Dahlen
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94115
Here's what I believe: Your emotionality is one of your greatest resources. When we can understand our emotions as information, not instructions, we have access to all of the rich insights they provide to us about ourselves and the world around us. As a holistically oriented therapist, my work weaves together Western psychological theory with Eastern traditions of spirituality, infusing sessions with practices to assist you in developing self compassion, mindfulness, Emotional Fluency and a reconnection to your body and it’s wisdom.
Self Esteem
(415) 423-2651
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94115
Self Esteem
Here's what I believe: Your emotionality is one of your greatest resources. When we can understand our emotions as information, not instructions, we have access to all of the rich insights they provide to us about ourselves and the world around us. As a holistically oriented therapist, my work weaves together Western psychological theory with Eastern traditions of spirituality, infusing sessions with practices to assist you in developing self compassion, mindfulness, Emotional Fluency and a reconnection to your body and it’s wisdom.
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Cindy Richardson
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94116
I love the work I do as a psychotherapist. I see myself as a healer and guide. With you as my client, we navigate the challenges and perhaps, traumas of your past. Being guided through the changes you want to make, I offer empathy and compassion, knowing that self-exploration that leads to desired change can be a challenge, and sometimes the challenge becomes too great to want to continue. It is a given that I listen with in the moment “presence”, and I believe that this “presence” is the key to healing and growth. I welcome the opportunity to work with you as your guide and co-healer on your path of growth, healing and change.
Self Esteem
(949) 478-6655
Verified
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94116
Self Esteem
I love the work I do as a psychotherapist. I see myself as a healer and guide. With you as my client, we navigate the challenges and perhaps, traumas of your past. Being guided through the changes you want to make, I offer empathy and compassion, knowing that self-exploration that leads to desired change can be a challenge, and sometimes the challenge becomes too great to want to continue. It is a given that I listen with in the moment “presence”, and I believe that this “presence” is the key to healing and growth. I welcome the opportunity to work with you as your guide and co-healer on your path of growth, healing and change.
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David Guarnieri
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94102
Whether you're seeking therapy to address a specific concern or simply to engage in a personal exploration, the therapeutic process can help increase insight, decrease anxiety and painful emotions, identify healthier coping strategies, and deepen relationships. Since finding the right therapist can be a challenging process, I encourage you to check out my website for additional information to help determine if I may be a good fit for your needs.
Self Esteem
(415) 446-9972
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94102
Self Esteem
Whether you're seeking therapy to address a specific concern or simply to engage in a personal exploration, the therapeutic process can help increase insight, decrease anxiety and painful emotions, identify healthier coping strategies, and deepen relationships. Since finding the right therapist can be a challenging process, I encourage you to check out my website for additional information to help determine if I may be a good fit for your needs.
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Kathleen Campbell
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94110
I work with adults who are struggling in their lives and in their relationships. I help you examine the past to gain insight into the origins of unwanted patterns and work with current issues to begin making real changes. I will explore early relationships with parents and family, as these relationships often impact your current relationships. I also examine thoughts, feelings, and behaviors in the present to identify unhealthy patterns and work with you to develop healthier ways of thinking and behaving. Learning healthy communication skills is also an important part of my work with client's.
Self Esteem
(510) 619-2838
Verified
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94110
Self Esteem
I work with adults who are struggling in their lives and in their relationships. I help you examine the past to gain insight into the origins of unwanted patterns and work with current issues to begin making real changes. I will explore early relationships with parents and family, as these relationships often impact your current relationships. I also examine thoughts, feelings, and behaviors in the present to identify unhealthy patterns and work with you to develop healthier ways of thinking and behaving. Learning healthy communication skills is also an important part of my work with client's.
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Rebekah Kao
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, LPCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94118
Are you struggling in a relationship? Do you feel stuck, alone or misunderstood? Change is possible! I believe that inherent in each of us, there is internal strength, wisdom and the capacity for growth. Through a safe and trusting therapeutic relationship, I’m here to listen to your concerns, hopes and fears. It is from this process of working through our difficulties that we can begin to gain insight, strengthen our sense of self and be better able to cope with the struggles that we face. I feel passionate about helping individuals and couples who are going through a difficult time in their lives to heal, connect and thrive.
Self Esteem
(650) 376-8417
Verified
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94118
Self Esteem
Are you struggling in a relationship? Do you feel stuck, alone or misunderstood? Change is possible! I believe that inherent in each of us, there is internal strength, wisdom and the capacity for growth. Through a safe and trusting therapeutic relationship, I’m here to listen to your concerns, hopes and fears. It is from this process of working through our difficulties that we can begin to gain insight, strengthen our sense of self and be better able to cope with the struggles that we face. I feel passionate about helping individuals and couples who are going through a difficult time in their lives to heal, connect and thrive.
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Akemi Takagi Matsuoka
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, LPCC Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94115
I believe in an integrative approach to help people. I incorporate psychotherapy, relaxation, mindfulness, exercise, nutrition and self-regulation techniques to work with people who suffer from mental health issues and relational problems. I enjoy sharing with my clients a tool to take care of themselves and looking for practical solutions that meet their needs. I have practiced psychotherapy and provided mental health treatment over 20 years in the field of community mental health as well as in school settings. I work with children, adolescents and adults.
Self Esteem
(415) 463-1488
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San Francisco, CA 94115
Self Esteem
I believe in an integrative approach to help people. I incorporate psychotherapy, relaxation, mindfulness, exercise, nutrition and self-regulation techniques to work with people who suffer from mental health issues and relational problems. I enjoy sharing with my clients a tool to take care of themselves and looking for practical solutions that meet their needs. I have practiced psychotherapy and provided mental health treatment over 20 years in the field of community mental health as well as in school settings. I work with children, adolescents and adults.
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Andrew Amick
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94115
I will work with you to see what's in the way of you getting what you need. I leverage research and experience to support those in the LGBTQIA+ community, teens and young adults, students, human service providers (teachers, counselors, therapists, social workers, etc.), performers and musicians, spiritualists and thinkers, young parents, and young couples.
Self Esteem
(323) 968-5167
Verified
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94115
Self Esteem
I will work with you to see what's in the way of you getting what you need. I leverage research and experience to support those in the LGBTQIA+ community, teens and young adults, students, human service providers (teachers, counselors, therapists, social workers, etc.), performers and musicians, spiritualists and thinkers, young parents, and young couples.
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Kathleen Louise Someah
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94108
I am especially passionate about treating eating disorders. I see clients of varying age groups with a particular focus on adolescents, transitional age youth and young adults. Changing one's behaviors and psychological states is a process and I aim to meet clients where they are at in terms of their readiness for change. In addition to specific graduate training and many years working at Stanford Health's inpatient eating disorder unit, I also have lived experience dealing with disordered eating, and find that my own recovery journey benefits clients and serves as a reminder that recovery is attainable.
Self Esteem
(628) 200-4079
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94108
Self Esteem
I am especially passionate about treating eating disorders. I see clients of varying age groups with a particular focus on adolescents, transitional age youth and young adults. Changing one's behaviors and psychological states is a process and I aim to meet clients where they are at in terms of their readiness for change. In addition to specific graduate training and many years working at Stanford Health's inpatient eating disorder unit, I also have lived experience dealing with disordered eating, and find that my own recovery journey benefits clients and serves as a reminder that recovery is attainable.
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Antony Thier
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94115
I practice Mindfulness and Somatic based Cognitive Therapy to help treat Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, Relationship, and life's woes. Together we will understand what causes your suffering and create change. Our traumas, difficult relationships, COVID, loss, and heartache, can all be confusing and debilitating and influence us to live patterns of suffering through our behaviors, beliefs, habitual thinking and life circumstances. By discovering and practicing new behaviors you will learn how to relate to your thoughts, emotions, and body in a manner that allows you to live the life that you want to be living.
Self Esteem
(415) 449-8216
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94115
Self Esteem
I practice Mindfulness and Somatic based Cognitive Therapy to help treat Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, Relationship, and life's woes. Together we will understand what causes your suffering and create change. Our traumas, difficult relationships, COVID, loss, and heartache, can all be confusing and debilitating and influence us to live patterns of suffering through our behaviors, beliefs, habitual thinking and life circumstances. By discovering and practicing new behaviors you will learn how to relate to your thoughts, emotions, and body in a manner that allows you to live the life that you want to be living.
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Anna Clark
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94133
I believe the most difficult thing is often accepting all of ourselves and our experiences. When we reject ourselves, this can lead to feelings of not being good enough, feeling inadequate, comparing ourselves to others and coming up short, feeling anxious, depressed, and ashamed of oneself. These feelings can lead someone to become a perfectionist, an overachiever, attempt to make their body into the ideal shape/weight, or escape painful feelings through alcohol, drugs, food, or other means.
Self Esteem
(415) 980-4699
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San Francisco, CA 94133
Self Esteem
I believe the most difficult thing is often accepting all of ourselves and our experiences. When we reject ourselves, this can lead to feelings of not being good enough, feeling inadequate, comparing ourselves to others and coming up short, feeling anxious, depressed, and ashamed of oneself. These feelings can lead someone to become a perfectionist, an overachiever, attempt to make their body into the ideal shape/weight, or escape painful feelings through alcohol, drugs, food, or other means.
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Rob Dean
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94114
Let’s be honest. Life can be messy. If you’re seeking help exploring personal issues, navigating a difficult relationship, or finding parenting overwhelming, perhaps I can help. My approach as a holistic strength based therapist is guided by a fierce belief renewal is available for all who seek it out. It’s not easy work. My questions tend to go deep, I'm direct, and my own journey has reinforced a truth everyone needs a place to be seen, heard, and honored without judgement. We’ll likely travel difficult personal terrain, probably find time to laugh, and may get stumped together...which can be a vital part of the healing process.
Self Esteem
(510) 901-3796
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94114
Self Esteem
Let’s be honest. Life can be messy. If you’re seeking help exploring personal issues, navigating a difficult relationship, or finding parenting overwhelming, perhaps I can help. My approach as a holistic strength based therapist is guided by a fierce belief renewal is available for all who seek it out. It’s not easy work. My questions tend to go deep, I'm direct, and my own journey has reinforced a truth everyone needs a place to be seen, heard, and honored without judgement. We’ll likely travel difficult personal terrain, probably find time to laugh, and may get stumped together...which can be a vital part of the healing process.
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Almira Agosto
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94117
I believe that a SHIFT is waiting to happen! Your Purpose, Your Life’s Meaning is yours to declare and fully Embody.
Self Esteem
(858) 293-4252
Verified
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94117
Self Esteem
I believe that a SHIFT is waiting to happen! Your Purpose, Your Life’s Meaning is yours to declare and fully Embody.
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John ' Andy ' Bradshaw
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94103
I work with adults and adolescents on a range of issues including anxiety, substance abuse, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), and grief. I take a pragmatic approach to therapy and work collaboratively with clients to help them identify the sources of their distress and how to overcome them. I help clients recognize thought patterns that may not be serving them well and teach them to incorporate more effective ways of thinking in their lives. I use a range of techniques including mindfulness, acceptance, and a focus on values.
Self Esteem
(510) 426-9091
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94103
Self Esteem
I work with adults and adolescents on a range of issues including anxiety, substance abuse, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), and grief. I take a pragmatic approach to therapy and work collaboratively with clients to help them identify the sources of their distress and how to overcome them. I help clients recognize thought patterns that may not be serving them well and teach them to incorporate more effective ways of thinking in their lives. I use a range of techniques including mindfulness, acceptance, and a focus on values.
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Josh White
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94110
I would be honored to help you on your journey. Whether you are feeling stuck and uninspired, to overwhelming feelings of sadness and anxiety, struggling with identity and work-life balance, or motivated for self-fulfillment, the hardest part of change is often the beginning. To help serve my patients, I integrate evidenced-based techniques such as mindfulness, ACT, and CBT. My approach is fundamentally grounded in neuropsychological principles to provide effective tools for managing psychiatric symptoms and increasing life engagement. All my sessions are conducted via confidential video conferencing to meet you where you are.
Self Esteem
(408) 409-8877
Verified
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94110
Self Esteem
I would be honored to help you on your journey. Whether you are feeling stuck and uninspired, to overwhelming feelings of sadness and anxiety, struggling with identity and work-life balance, or motivated for self-fulfillment, the hardest part of change is often the beginning. To help serve my patients, I integrate evidenced-based techniques such as mindfulness, ACT, and CBT. My approach is fundamentally grounded in neuropsychological principles to provide effective tools for managing psychiatric symptoms and increasing life engagement. All my sessions are conducted via confidential video conferencing to meet you where you are.
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Stephen Lugar
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94102
"Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of overcoming it." Helen Keller. Those words have been a source of inspiration to me for years as a person and a psychotherapist. I have worked with many people who have been brave enough to try to understand and make changes to what they struggle with in life, and also to live life more fully, creatively, and lovingly.
Self Esteem
(415) 697-3176
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94102
Self Esteem
"Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of overcoming it." Helen Keller. Those words have been a source of inspiration to me for years as a person and a psychotherapist. I have worked with many people who have been brave enough to try to understand and make changes to what they struggle with in life, and also to live life more fully, creatively, and lovingly.
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Meryl Leavitt
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, MFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94122
My passion and specialization is working with children and their families, which I have experience with in both school and private practice settings. Do you have children who are bullied at school or are the bully? Do you have children who are failing their classes or seem uncharacteristically anxious or depressed? Are you going through a separation with your partner and wonder how it is affecting your children? If you are, I can help. Other prevelent issues in my work with both adults and children include: grief and loss, substance abuse, anger management, family reunification, divorce, and romantic relationships.
Self Esteem
(415) 868-5901
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94122
Self Esteem
My passion and specialization is working with children and their families, which I have experience with in both school and private practice settings. Do you have children who are bullied at school or are the bully? Do you have children who are failing their classes or seem uncharacteristically anxious or depressed? Are you going through a separation with your partner and wonder how it is affecting your children? If you are, I can help. Other prevelent issues in my work with both adults and children include: grief and loss, substance abuse, anger management, family reunification, divorce, and romantic relationships.
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Gargi Patel
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT, MA Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94110
Therapy is a unique opportunity to explore your truest self. It is a space with no right or wrong. I am available for you to discover and be with various parts of yourself. Together, we will explore these pieces and the experiences that cause pain and discomfort; through this, there will be space for healing, understanding, and acceptance. My goal as a therapist is to accompany you on your journey: To guide you in understanding your authentic self as you foster self-love and acceptance for all the parts of yourself.
Self Esteem
(415) 390-0055
Verified
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San Francisco, CA 94110
Self Esteem
Therapy is a unique opportunity to explore your truest self. It is a space with no right or wrong. I am available for you to discover and be with various parts of yourself. Together, we will explore these pieces and the experiences that cause pain and discomfort; through this, there will be space for healing, understanding, and acceptance. My goal as a therapist is to accompany you on your journey: To guide you in understanding your authentic self as you foster self-love and acceptance for all the parts of yourself.
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Gloria M Kardong
MD, DFAPA, DABPN Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94123
I am a psychiatrist providing psychotherapy and/or psychopharmacology, depending on the client's needs. I believe it is important to offer individualized care based on the client's problems, concerns and preferences. My style is warm, collaborative and interactive. I can help with a practical, solution-focused approach for current problems. I also do exploratory therapy to address unresolved issues from the past that may be interfering with living your life as fully as possible. My clients also seek depth therapy to promote personal growth, insight and self awareness. LICENSED IN 20 STATES--Virtual therapy and med management.
Self Esteem
(650) 800-5502
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94123
Self Esteem
I am a psychiatrist providing psychotherapy and/or psychopharmacology, depending on the client's needs. I believe it is important to offer individualized care based on the client's problems, concerns and preferences. My style is warm, collaborative and interactive. I can help with a practical, solution-focused approach for current problems. I also do exploratory therapy to address unresolved issues from the past that may be interfering with living your life as fully as possible. My clients also seek depth therapy to promote personal growth, insight and self awareness. LICENSED IN 20 STATES--Virtual therapy and med management.

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Self Esteem Therapists
Self-esteem lives on a spectrum: Not enough self-regard (or low self esteem) can lead people to become depressed, or to tolerate abusive situations and relationships. Too much self-love (or high self-esteem), results in an off-putting sense of entitlement and an inability to learn from failure. And it's occasionally a sign of clinical narcissism. Quite the opposite of being shy or shyness, yet still on the same spectrum. Equally, to lack confidence or lacking confidence is common amongst teens: child self esteem issues can be helped with self esteem support groups in San Francisco and therapists' support dealing with self esteem.

If you're looking for help with self esteem in San Francisco or for a San Francisco self esteem therapist, these professionals provide therapy for self esteem. They include self esteem therapists in San Francisco, self esteem psychologists, self esteem psychotherapists and self esteem counselors in San Francisco. They can help with counseling for self esteem in San Francisco or self esteem counseling and treatment for self esteem.

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 and communities, including the BIPOC community in San Francisco. 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.