Rachael Butler
Counselor, MA, LPCC Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94131
I help people overcome emotional barriers to restore healthy self-image and intimacy in relationships. My style is compassionate, playful and heartfelt. I specialize in working with attachment issues, recovering addicts, codependent relationships, adults from neglectful/abusive families, survivors of sexual abuse, social anxiety, issues related to identity and problems with intimacy. I'm also a certified PREPARE/ENRICH facilitator who conducts assessment-based premarital and relationship therapy.
Sexual Abuse
(415) 494-4564
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San Francisco, CA 94131
Sexual Abuse
I help people overcome emotional barriers to restore healthy self-image and intimacy in relationships. My style is compassionate, playful and heartfelt. I specialize in working with attachment issues, recovering addicts, codependent relationships, adults from neglectful/abusive families, survivors of sexual abuse, social anxiety, issues related to identity and problems with intimacy. I'm also a certified PREPARE/ENRICH facilitator who conducts assessment-based premarital and relationship therapy.
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Sharon A Humphrey
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94101
No one comes to therapy because they want their lives to stay exactly the same. I believe that therapy is about transformation. I enjoy working with individuals who are looking to evolve and grow, to understand themselves and their motivations so that they can make lasting changes. Whether you feel motivated to do so now right now or are hoping to find that motivation, therapy can help.
Sexual Abuse
(650) 689-7229
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94101
Sexual Abuse
No one comes to therapy because they want their lives to stay exactly the same. I believe that therapy is about transformation. I enjoy working with individuals who are looking to evolve and grow, to understand themselves and their motivations so that they can make lasting changes. Whether you feel motivated to do so now right now or are hoping to find that motivation, therapy can help.
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Tracy Artson
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94115
I am an experienced psychologist providing brief and long-term psychotherapy and crisis intervention to individual adults and couples. I specialize in trauma, depression, anxiety, separation and divorce, loss and grief, life transitions, relational issues, among others. I am a Certified EMDR practitioner and an Approved Consultant. EMDR is a specialized therapy for symptom relief and the processing of stress reactions/trauma, whether experienced from the distant past or more recently. I am a facilitator for Laurel Parnell's Attachment Focused-EMDR trainings. In addition, I am a Certified Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (SEP) and a facilitator of SE trainings. I provide Consultation to Licensed Professionals.
Sexual Abuse
(415) 923-0866
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San Francisco, CA 94115
Sexual Abuse
I am an experienced psychologist providing brief and long-term psychotherapy and crisis intervention to individual adults and couples. I specialize in trauma, depression, anxiety, separation and divorce, loss and grief, life transitions, relational issues, among others. I am a Certified EMDR practitioner and an Approved Consultant. EMDR is a specialized therapy for symptom relief and the processing of stress reactions/trauma, whether experienced from the distant past or more recently. I am a facilitator for Laurel Parnell's Attachment Focused-EMDR trainings. In addition, I am a Certified Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (SEP) and a facilitator of SE trainings. I provide Consultation to Licensed Professionals.
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Erica Mesa
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94110
Asking someone for help takes a lot of courage. It is incredibly difficult when you are feeling sad, stressed, and nervous. You may be experiencing many sleepless nights as a result. I assure you that you are not alone in feeling this way and I am here to support you and work with you to make you feel better. In my healing sessions, I bring a strength-based approach to help you feel confident about yourself. I use a variety of therapeutic approaches to help you identify your individual needs and resolve your issues. I would work with you in a humanistic manner, by viewing you as a whole individual instead of a “diagnosis.”
Sexual Abuse
(855) 944-4991
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94110
Sexual Abuse
Asking someone for help takes a lot of courage. It is incredibly difficult when you are feeling sad, stressed, and nervous. You may be experiencing many sleepless nights as a result. I assure you that you are not alone in feeling this way and I am here to support you and work with you to make you feel better. In my healing sessions, I bring a strength-based approach to help you feel confident about yourself. I use a variety of therapeutic approaches to help you identify your individual needs and resolve your issues. I would work with you in a humanistic manner, by viewing you as a whole individual instead of a “diagnosis.”
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Adrian Eric Scharfetter
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT, CST Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94109
I am an AASECT Certified Sex Therapist. I work with low sexual desire, infidelity, mismatched desires and needs, emotional sexual pain, erectile dysfunction, delayed or impaired orgasms, ejaculation concerns, LGBTQIA health or curiosity, sexual trauma, embarrassment and anxiety in regard to sex and sexuality. Exploring types of sexual behaviors, relationship configurations and non heteronormative expressions. Singles and couples who may be exploring or approaching issues in alternative relationships and alternative family structures, including ethical non-monogamy, polyamory, kink, living single, co-parenting, and chosen family.
Sexual Abuse
(916) 469-0790
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94109
Sexual Abuse
I am an AASECT Certified Sex Therapist. I work with low sexual desire, infidelity, mismatched desires and needs, emotional sexual pain, erectile dysfunction, delayed or impaired orgasms, ejaculation concerns, LGBTQIA health or curiosity, sexual trauma, embarrassment and anxiety in regard to sex and sexuality. Exploring types of sexual behaviors, relationship configurations and non heteronormative expressions. Singles and couples who may be exploring or approaching issues in alternative relationships and alternative family structures, including ethical non-monogamy, polyamory, kink, living single, co-parenting, and chosen family.
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Kat Conour
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, RYT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94103
Are you struggling in your relationship? Still healing from childhood wounds, or on the border between breaking down and breaking through? Do you know you have powerful gifts to offer but find yourself blocked? I am here to help you find the fertile, solid ground inside yourself from which you can nurture a life and relationships in which you wholeheartedly thrive. My approach to psychotherapy with couples and individuals is collaborative and unique to each client, but one element remains core: creating a foundation of respect, trust, transparency, and loving-kindness from which real growth and change can occur.
Sexual Abuse
(415) 534-3949
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94103
Sexual Abuse
Are you struggling in your relationship? Still healing from childhood wounds, or on the border between breaking down and breaking through? Do you know you have powerful gifts to offer but find yourself blocked? I am here to help you find the fertile, solid ground inside yourself from which you can nurture a life and relationships in which you wholeheartedly thrive. My approach to psychotherapy with couples and individuals is collaborative and unique to each client, but one element remains core: creating a foundation of respect, trust, transparency, and loving-kindness from which real growth and change can occur.
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Abigail R. Hitchen, PsyD, Inc.
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94102
*Please note I am currently accepting video/phone patients only* I provide a non-judgmental, compassionate space for you to explore issues with a holistic focus. I believe the mind-body connection is essential, and that the stories we tell ourselves create our lives. Together we will strive for empowerment, coping skills, authentic living, and more trust in your ability to manage life's difficulties. As a licensed Clinical Psychologist I work with individuals who struggle with a wide range of issues including depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship issues, life transitions, grief/loss, self esteem/worth, boundaries, and much more.
Sexual Abuse
(858) 492-7003
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94102
Sexual Abuse
*Please note I am currently accepting video/phone patients only* I provide a non-judgmental, compassionate space for you to explore issues with a holistic focus. I believe the mind-body connection is essential, and that the stories we tell ourselves create our lives. Together we will strive for empowerment, coping skills, authentic living, and more trust in your ability to manage life's difficulties. As a licensed Clinical Psychologist I work with individuals who struggle with a wide range of issues including depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship issues, life transitions, grief/loss, self esteem/worth, boundaries, and much more.
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Sebastian Beca
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, MSc Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94118
I am inspired by transformation, by the possibilities, freedom, and implications of deep personal change. I’ve seen it in myself and my clients. Moving from stagnation to aliveness, from isolation to love. I’m honored to work with you on your path of healing, self-discovery, growth, and transformation.
Sexual Abuse
(628) 203-9300
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San Francisco, CA 94118
Sexual Abuse
I am inspired by transformation, by the possibilities, freedom, and implications of deep personal change. I’ve seen it in myself and my clients. Moving from stagnation to aliveness, from isolation to love. I’m honored to work with you on your path of healing, self-discovery, growth, and transformation.
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Jennifer Chance
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94122
Welcome and congratulations to taking this big step of looking into therapy. Starting therapy is a tremendous gesture of hope and self-love. It can also be scary or daunting to know where to begin. Whatever is bringing you to therapy at this moment - a break up, a loss, the all encompassing changes of welcoming a baby, the gut wrenching challenges of fertility struggles, the anticipation and transitions of pregnancy- will be explored with openness, curiosity and acceptance. We all struggle in life and are not meant to do it alone. Things really do get easier when we share our struggles and are received without shame or judgment.
Sexual Abuse
(415) 341-9372
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San Francisco, CA 94122
Sexual Abuse
Welcome and congratulations to taking this big step of looking into therapy. Starting therapy is a tremendous gesture of hope and self-love. It can also be scary or daunting to know where to begin. Whatever is bringing you to therapy at this moment - a break up, a loss, the all encompassing changes of welcoming a baby, the gut wrenching challenges of fertility struggles, the anticipation and transitions of pregnancy- will be explored with openness, curiosity and acceptance. We all struggle in life and are not meant to do it alone. Things really do get easier when we share our struggles and are received without shame or judgment.
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Steven Upshur Ellison
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94115
For a long time now you have been looking for relief from the traumas, stressors and intensities that can arise as a part of everyday life. You may be feeling the weight of depression, or indecision; you may have learned to cope with life by starting to believe that your anxieties, self-defeating thoughts, insecurities and discomforts are simply who you are. Perhaps the idea and experience of internal and interpersonal freedom seem pleasant but have been unobtainable so far. You could be interested in exploring the fullness of your identity, learning to discover yourself and wondering how to show up as that person in your daily life
Sexual Abuse
(510) 876-9958
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San Francisco, CA 94115
Sexual Abuse
For a long time now you have been looking for relief from the traumas, stressors and intensities that can arise as a part of everyday life. You may be feeling the weight of depression, or indecision; you may have learned to cope with life by starting to believe that your anxieties, self-defeating thoughts, insecurities and discomforts are simply who you are. Perhaps the idea and experience of internal and interpersonal freedom seem pleasant but have been unobtainable so far. You could be interested in exploring the fullness of your identity, learning to discover yourself and wondering how to show up as that person in your daily life
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Gregory Rowe-Pasos
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94114
I love being a therapist! I dive in to help you find the right strategy for you or your couple to get out of whatever is making you uncomfortable -sometimes guiding you through it- making room for more choices. Full of curiosity, I'm eager to discover the motivations and obstacles behind these complex brains of ours (Psst they love repetition even if the outcome is lousy!) I work with a lot of execs, IT geeks, college students, members of academia, creative types; individuals, couples and sometimes teenage kids. Together we find ways to increase serenity, lessen anxiety or rigidity; to find balance. Give me a call and let's talk.
Sexual Abuse
(415) 912-1698
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San Francisco, CA 94114
Sexual Abuse
I love being a therapist! I dive in to help you find the right strategy for you or your couple to get out of whatever is making you uncomfortable -sometimes guiding you through it- making room for more choices. Full of curiosity, I'm eager to discover the motivations and obstacles behind these complex brains of ours (Psst they love repetition even if the outcome is lousy!) I work with a lot of execs, IT geeks, college students, members of academia, creative types; individuals, couples and sometimes teenage kids. Together we find ways to increase serenity, lessen anxiety or rigidity; to find balance. Give me a call and let's talk.
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Amy Merickel
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94102
My work is grounded in helping people feel more like themselves, more connected in relationships, and less anxious or depressed. Together we can work to understand parts of you that may feel lost, stuck, or in pain, find new ways of relating to yourself and to others, and help you come into a more full sense of who you are. Often people who come to work with me seek support in resolving past trauma. No matter what brings you in, my goal is to offer a safe haven where you feel understood, confront your joys and sorrows, and get the support you need to develop a more full and meaningful life.
Sexual Abuse
(415) 689-6036
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San Francisco, CA 94102
Sexual Abuse
My work is grounded in helping people feel more like themselves, more connected in relationships, and less anxious or depressed. Together we can work to understand parts of you that may feel lost, stuck, or in pain, find new ways of relating to yourself and to others, and help you come into a more full sense of who you are. Often people who come to work with me seek support in resolving past trauma. No matter what brings you in, my goal is to offer a safe haven where you feel understood, confront your joys and sorrows, and get the support you need to develop a more full and meaningful life.
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MI K Kim
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94104
I believe therapy is a place where one can get unconditional support to find one's true self, and find guidance to blossom to one's full capacity. Most of us struggle, as we stray from our original path, and our inner compass informs us of this. Therapy offers a sanctuary, where you can honestly face and better understand how you struggle, and how you can more fully connect with yourself and others. We do this by talking, feeling, and sensing through your experience, in a safe, supportive environment. It is based on trust and respect. This is a vulnerable, challenging and deeply rewarding process.
Sexual Abuse
(415) 991-8398
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San Francisco, CA 94104
Sexual Abuse
I believe therapy is a place where one can get unconditional support to find one's true self, and find guidance to blossom to one's full capacity. Most of us struggle, as we stray from our original path, and our inner compass informs us of this. Therapy offers a sanctuary, where you can honestly face and better understand how you struggle, and how you can more fully connect with yourself and others. We do this by talking, feeling, and sensing through your experience, in a safe, supportive environment. It is based on trust and respect. This is a vulnerable, challenging and deeply rewarding process.
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Rachel Fleischman
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, REAT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94115
Looking for a therapist who is down to earth, honest and real? I will help you find relief in the short term, so we can work on the underlying issues over the long term. Learn practical skills that will help you improve your relationships. You can end the old conflicts, and start feeling better. As a relationship and career expert, I have devoted my professional life to helping individuals & couples to live with more joy, peace and, ultimately...bliss.
Sexual Abuse
(415) 789-3187
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San Francisco, CA 94115
Sexual Abuse
Looking for a therapist who is down to earth, honest and real? I will help you find relief in the short term, so we can work on the underlying issues over the long term. Learn practical skills that will help you improve your relationships. You can end the old conflicts, and start feeling better. As a relationship and career expert, I have devoted my professional life to helping individuals & couples to live with more joy, peace and, ultimately...bliss.
Laure Saint Georges Chaumet
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94103
My passion is working with individuals of all ages who are feeling overwhelmed, stressed, or stuck in some way in their relationships, in their own personal development, or in their life goals who are ready to gain insight into themselves and make some kind of change and improve their life satisfaction! I love helping my clients gain insight into the patterns that lead to feeling stuck and stressed and helping them find new ways to manage their life that lead to increased confidence and self esteem, more calmness in their thoughts, and a clearer path forward.
Sexual Abuse
(775) 227-5915
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Office is near:
San Francisco, CA 94103
Sexual Abuse
My passion is working with individuals of all ages who are feeling overwhelmed, stressed, or stuck in some way in their relationships, in their own personal development, or in their life goals who are ready to gain insight into themselves and make some kind of change and improve their life satisfaction! I love helping my clients gain insight into the patterns that lead to feeling stuck and stressed and helping them find new ways to manage their life that lead to increased confidence and self esteem, more calmness in their thoughts, and a clearer path forward.
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Tim Malone
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, MFTI Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94114
I work relationally with a diverse group of clients. I believe that connection is one of the most important aspects of any relationship and strive to build that with my clients. In the past, I have worked in retail, the trades and hospital administration and drug and alcohol services. It was not until I started studying psychology that I found my passion. Yet, These experiences have shaped who I am today and help me to identify with my clients.
Sexual Abuse
(628) 600-1424
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San Francisco, CA 94114
Sexual Abuse
I work relationally with a diverse group of clients. I believe that connection is one of the most important aspects of any relationship and strive to build that with my clients. In the past, I have worked in retail, the trades and hospital administration and drug and alcohol services. It was not until I started studying psychology that I found my passion. Yet, These experiences have shaped who I am today and help me to identify with my clients.
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Liz (Hayman) Flick
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94115
We all find ourselves at times where we feel lost and confused. Things in our lives may not be going the way we want or we may find ourselves coming up against repeated stumbling blocks in certain areas of our lives. I believe that therapy can help us reconnect to parts of ourselves that we have forgotten about or lost track of. Having these parts back on board helps us to find deeper connection with ourselves, others and the world around us and leads to greater life fulfillment.
Sexual Abuse
(415) 488-8144
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San Francisco, CA 94115
Sexual Abuse
We all find ourselves at times where we feel lost and confused. Things in our lives may not be going the way we want or we may find ourselves coming up against repeated stumbling blocks in certain areas of our lives. I believe that therapy can help us reconnect to parts of ourselves that we have forgotten about or lost track of. Having these parts back on board helps us to find deeper connection with ourselves, others and the world around us and leads to greater life fulfillment.
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Ana E Noles
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94104
Each individual or couple's suffering is unique. In spite of significant success and achievements the sources of this suffering can frustratingly elude and confuse you. I offer a place where we can think and talk together about your suffering and where you can develop the capacity for a calm sense of sturdiness and purpose. Thoughtfully examining your unique experiences in the presence of a warm, nonjudgmental therapist can allow you to discover new ways of relating to yourself and others and the flexibility to live your life differently. The therapy relationship is a powerful venue for insight AND transformation.
Sexual Abuse
(510) 470-7582
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San Francisco, CA 94104
Sexual Abuse
Each individual or couple's suffering is unique. In spite of significant success and achievements the sources of this suffering can frustratingly elude and confuse you. I offer a place where we can think and talk together about your suffering and where you can develop the capacity for a calm sense of sturdiness and purpose. Thoughtfully examining your unique experiences in the presence of a warm, nonjudgmental therapist can allow you to discover new ways of relating to yourself and others and the flexibility to live your life differently. The therapy relationship is a powerful venue for insight AND transformation.
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Tanya Takacs
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94115
These are most challenging times, and many of us are feeling stretched to our limits. The pandemic; economic uncertainty; social and political unrest; historic fires and record number of hurricanes. This is a time in which depression and anxiety may be an appropriate response. And, as your therapist, I have confidence that people are helped when they put their unique challenges into words and have them explored and understood in relationship.
Sexual Abuse
(415) 528-7819
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San Francisco, CA 94115
Sexual Abuse
These are most challenging times, and many of us are feeling stretched to our limits. The pandemic; economic uncertainty; social and political unrest; historic fires and record number of hurricanes. This is a time in which depression and anxiety may be an appropriate response. And, as your therapist, I have confidence that people are helped when they put their unique challenges into words and have them explored and understood in relationship.
Olivia Clear
Associate Professional Clinical Counselor, MS, APCC, ATR-P Verified
Verified
San Francisco, CA 94114
Are you searching for a therapist to help you integrate your insights into CHANGE in your day-to-day life? Do you need a space filled with wonder, openness, & curiosity where you can safely explore your inner world? Perhaps you want to talk about the psychedelic state you experienced during Ketamine Therapy or other 'non-ordinary' states like meditation but feel afraid your therapist won’t get it or know how to make meaning with you? Do you wonder if it’s possible to find someone who will honor the impact of your experiences, your story, and your path in a safe, co-creative relationship?
Sexual Abuse
(916) 619-6437
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San Francisco, CA 94114
Sexual Abuse
Are you searching for a therapist to help you integrate your insights into CHANGE in your day-to-day life? Do you need a space filled with wonder, openness, & curiosity where you can safely explore your inner world? Perhaps you want to talk about the psychedelic state you experienced during Ketamine Therapy or other 'non-ordinary' states like meditation but feel afraid your therapist won’t get it or know how to make meaning with you? Do you wonder if it’s possible to find someone who will honor the impact of your experiences, your story, and your path in a safe, co-creative relationship?

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Sexual Abuse Therapists
Child sexual abuse is the deliberate exposure of a minor child to sexual activity that the child cannot comprehend or consent to. This means a child is forced or talked into sex or sexual activities by another person. This behavior includes acts such as inappropriate touching of a child's breasts or genitalia, someone exposing their genitalia to a child, fondling, oral-genital contact, genital and anal intercourse, as well as exhibitionism, voyeurism, and exposure to pornography.

If you're looking for a therapist that has treated clients who've experienced sexual abuse in San Francisco or for San Francisco sexual abuse counseling, these professionals provide confidential support for individuals in an abusive relationship. They include sexual abuse therapists, sexual abuse psychologists and sexual abuse counselors. Therapists can help with child abuse in San Francisco and sexual violence in San Francisco. An San Francisco therapist can identify the signs and causes of sexual abuse, discuss intervention and refer victims to shelters.

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.