Ah, California. It’s home to LA, one of the biggest cities around. Many artistic people and aspiring actors come for their next big break. If you want to be famous, it requires a lot of motivation, which some people may be lacking if they are in poor mental health. 

Maybe you don’t want to be famous, but you should have strong mental health in order to accomplish your goals. Not only can a counselor improve your mental health, but they can create a map you can use to accomplish all your goals. 

 

This is Ryann De Souza's avatar and link to their profile
California
LMFT, MA
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

I am a family and marriage counselor licensed in California implementing psychotherapy for over 12 years. In addition to my years of performing psychotherapy, I'm a certified Domestic Violence counselor, Expressive Arts Therapist, and smoking cessation, counselor. I have about 17 years of experience working with Autism /Intellectually disabled individual adults, children, and their families. I have worked with culturally and ethnically diverse populations. Experienced in working with individuals with depression, anxiety, anger issues, stress, trauma, domestic...

This is Deanna Daniels's avatar and link to their profile
California
LMFT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 17

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with 17 years of clinical experience. My guiding approach to effective therapy focuses on seeing the problem as separate from the person. I believe that people are the experts of their own lives. I choose to sit in a place of curiosity to help you uncover already present strengths or develop new approaches to life's challenges. I work collaboratively with those who consult me and foster a non-pathologizing and safe environment for people to have honest and sometimes painful conversations with the goal of reclaiming l...

This is Bonnie Fagan's avatar and link to their profile
California
MS, LMFT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 8

Growth and change can be difficult, but you've already taken the first step. I'm Bonnie Fagan, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I received both my Bachelor in Science and Master in Science degrees from Cal State Fullerton where I had the opportunity to gain experience treating children in the school setting, working with adults with substance abuse and relational issues, working with veterans, and counseling high school students. In the recent years, I have enjoyed working with adolescents and adults on individual and interpersonal issues. My goal is to pro...

This is Dr. Foojan Zeine's avatar and link to their profile
California
Psy.D, LMFT
Specialties: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 27

Dr. Foojan Zeine is a Psychotherapist, Life Coach, and the Author of Life Reset – The Awareness Integration Path to Create the Life You Want. She has her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist. Her expertise is in Intimate Relations and Addictive Behaviors. She has extensive experience in treating Depression, Anxiety, Traumas, and Domestic Violence. Foojan is the originator and the author for “Awareness Integration” educational and psychological model, a multi-modality approach and intervention toward minimizing Depression...

This is Kathleen Grassetti's avatar and link to their profile
California
MA,LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

Throughout life everyone experiences moments where they feel stuck. Whether it be an emotional place, in relationships, in our daily lives, or in patterns that we can’t quite understand why they keep happening, we feel stuck. Together we can examine these points in your life and work together to get unstuck. The foundation of my practice starts by developing a strong working alliance with my clients and deeply understanding what changes they are seeking. My name is Kathleen and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in California with over 7 years’ exp...

This is Dr. Jeannine Ray's avatar and link to their profile
California
PhD,LMFT,BCBA
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

All people experience difficulties and challenges at some point in their lives. Working through the challenges of creating a more fulfilling and happier life can be both difficult and rewarding. I appreciate the courage needed to take those first steps toward change. If you are ready to take that step, I will provide a safe space for you, and I am here to support you and help you become healthy and empowered. I have 13 years of experience working with individuals and families as a family therapist and behavior analyst. I am a practicing psychotherapist and ho...

This is Kitty McCormick's avatar and link to their profile
California
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has avidly worked with children and families for over 20 years. I received my Masters in Social Work from the University of Southern California in 1996, with a concentration in mental health practice with individuals, families, and groups. ). I do a lot of work with families and individuals who are struggling with anxiety, depression, and numerous other life situations and mental conditions. My type of therapy is client-centered which means I am here for you, unconditionally. I offer support in the way of giving you ...

This is Cassandra  Black's avatar and link to their profile
California
MSW,LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 29

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker licensed in California with over 29 years of experience working with individuals, families and groups. I have worked with a wide range of concerns including trauma, depression, anxiety, stress management, grief/loss, and serious and persistent mental illness. My counseling style is strength based, warm, nurturing and supportive. I typically approach counseling from cognitive-behavioral, solution focused and system theory frameworks. However, our work together will be tailored to your unique and specific needs. I believe...

This is Kristina Tran's avatar and link to their profile
California
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 7

Hi, my name is Kristina Tran and I am a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) registered in the state of California. I graduated from the University of Southern California with my Master's of Social Work and have seven years of experience as a psychotherapist. I have experience working with clients of all ages in areas such as: relationship issues, anxiety and stress, grief and loss, life changes, depression, sleep disorders, and self-esteem/confidence issues. I am passionate about engaging people to build their capacity for resiliency by using a strengths-ba...

This is Christin Verna's avatar and link to their profile
California
LMFT,LMHC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Hello! I have been working in the mental health field since 2009. I have experience working with those struggling with addictions, couples therapy, and with college-aged individuals. I am licensed in the state of Florida & California. I am also certified in Yoga and EMDR. I specialize in treating depression, anxiety, relational, and family dynamic issues. While I have received training in a variety of theoretical approaches, I customize our sessions to meet your unique personality and needs. I believe strongly in creating a safe environment where you can be...

This is Annie Wilson's avatar and link to their profile
California
MSW,LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 5

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who recently relocated from San Diego to San Francisco, California. I have been providing supportive counseling to clients in a variety of settings for the past five years. I received my Bachelor’s in Social Work from the University of Georgia and my Master’s in Social Work from San Diego State University. Much of my clinical experience is through working with patients and their families in acute inpatient settings. In addition to medical social work, I have experience providing individual therapy and facilitating group ther...

This is Dr. Desiree Purcell 's avatar and link to their profile
California
Licensed Clinical Psychologist ,PsyD.
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Sleeping disorders, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 27

Hello! I am a Clinical Psychologist (PsyD) and Nutritional Therapist.  I am licensed in California and I have been providing therapy since 1996. I have experience working in residential and outpatient settings and in my own private practice with clients experiencing depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting, teen concerns, life transitions, and a wide range of challenges, including grief/loss, trauma, abuse, anger management, crisis and adjustment issues. I mostly tend to draw from the person-centered approach when in a therapeutic relationship w...

This is Andrea Jones's avatar and link to their profile
California
LMFT,LPCC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coaching
Years of Experience: 16

Specialties Stress, Anxiety Relationships Work life balance Addiction Depression/Grief Life Transitions Trauma I also have experience working with professionals in the fields of healthcare, education, business, entertainment, and technology. I provide support for companies after disruptive events in the workplace and also lead trainings in the field of focused on mental health issues. Years of Experience: 20

This is Michael Tidstrand's avatar and link to their profile
California
BA,MA,LPCC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 4

I am fully qualified to work with individuals suffering from a variety of mental health issues. I have personally witnessed so many hardships with past clients as well as members of my own family. As such, the ideal client should come to me with the expectation that they will be heard and understood and never made to feel judged, pathologized, or humiliated. In my experience, the service that clients need most is to have a completely safe space to talk about painful thoughts and feelings because sometimes even the people closest to them cannot provide that. Creati...

This is Pablo Martinez's avatar and link to their profile
California
LMFT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Ready to take the first step towards wellness? Nervous about starting? I understand how hard it can be to reach out for help and face the challenges of life. I see therapy as an empowering opportunity for self-development and growth. Therapy provides you with a safe place to openly express and explore your thoughts and feelings. I am committed to working with people to help them find deeper meaning and fulfillment in their lives I have extensive training and experience in working with children, adolescents, individual adults, families, and couples. I also speci...

This is Janet Arslan's avatar and link to their profile
California
MSW,LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

Welcome! My name is Janet J. Arslan (She/her) and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of California. I have had over 8 years’ experience working in the mental health field. I have worked in a variety of settings including hospitals, outpatient, and in-home. Simply it means that I have had experience working in various environments and with a variety of clinical issues. I have the most experience working with anxiety, depression, family/relationship conflicts, work stress, and crisis situations. I also have experience working with immigration/accu...

This is Erica Mesa's avatar and link to their profile
California
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Hello there, Asking for help takes a lot of courage. It is even more difficult when you are experiencing sadness, stress, nervousness, and/or sleepless nights. Know that you’re not alone in feeling this way and I am here to support you and work with you to make you feel better. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in California with a Masters degree in Social Work from the University of Southern California. I am bilingual in Spanish and English. I have provided mental health services in psychiatric hospitals, in diverse communities, and in immigra...

This is Tracie  Howell 's avatar and link to their profile
California
LMFT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 12

Life isn't always easy. Sometimes, even the strongest people amongst us need a little bit of help to work through some of life's more challenging problems. Everyone has battles to fight and hurdles to overcome at some point. Whether you struggle with anxiety, depression, self-esteem, or any other issue, you should know that there is hope for a better tomorrow. My practice specializes in treating individuals, couples, and families, and through years of experience, I'm confident that no problem is too great to overcome. I have years of life and clinical expe...

This is Christine Falconer's avatar and link to their profile
California
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 19

Ever wonder what it is like to participate in a virtual therapy session? Or to have someone talking on the phone with you, without judgment and really listen to what you have to say? Someone who has the ability to help you handle whatever is happening in your life that has prompted you to reach out? What would you say? How do you imagine it feels to share the details of your life with me – a supportive, understanding, non-judgmental, relatable, sex-positive therapist? To hear my responses and encouragement as we work together to create healthy relationships and ...

This is Diana Griffis's avatar and link to their profile
California
MS in Counseling empathis on Marriage and Family Therapy ,Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

Welcome! Feeling overwhelmed by life or are just looking for some support, by reaching out you have already overcome one of the most difficult steps toward achieving your optimal wellness. My name is Diana Griffis and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 25 years of combined unlicensed and licensed experience in the mental health field providing counseling , consulting , and coaching services for young children, adolescents, & adults. Some of my experience includes treating issues relating to ADHD, anxiety disorders, adjustment disorders,...

What Can Therapists In California Help You With?

A therapist in California can practice anything from marriage and family counseling to CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), and can help with depression, stress, or anxiety.

They can help you set and achieve career goals, work on current issues you may be facing, or deal with your past. Around 32349851 people are living in California, and because an estimated one in four people are dealing with some form of mental illness nationally, it is likely that you or someone you know could benefit from the support of a licensed counselor.

Why Are Many Residents In The State Of California Working With A Licensed Counselor?

The reasons people choose to see a psychologist vary, of course, but there are a number of reasons why starting therapy sessions on our platform can help you. Whether you live in the city of or in the Washington county, we can match you with a licensed therapist who can suit your needs.

Take a look at our extensive network of counselors and online psychologists in California who are ready to help you get happy!