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 William Alexander's avatar and link to their profile
California
LMFT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

This is Bradly Long's avatar and link to their profile
California
LMFT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of California, and I have worked as a therapist with a variety of individuals with differing issues, cultural influences, and orientations, for the past 10 years, including (but not limited to) depression, anxiety, relationship and parenting issues, substance abuse, teenagers with life changing choices and issues, and men and women with a history of incarceration. Also, I have a strong connection and work with the LGBTQ community. My counseling style is non-judgmental, relaxed and honest. I believe in ...

This is Gloria  Santos's avatar and link to their profile
California
LMFT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

Despite personal experiences, we all yearn to feel heard, understood, and supported. It is my goal to provide a safe space where we can explore your current challenges, identify your beliefs and strengths, and to encourage you to live a meaningful life. It is my personal belief that our past experiences can have a significant impact on us, yet it is important to have a hope for the future and be able to embrace the present. Therapy provides a safe space for us to get to know ourselves better, gain insight and skills to live a life with purpose and intention. ...

This is Mirna Beltran's avatar and link to their profile
California
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 7

Hola! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Southern California and I've been practicing for over 6 years. I received my master's from the University of Southern California in 2012. I specialize in Trauma-Informed Care, meaning that I recognize that people can have many different types of trauma in their lives from childhood or more recent that impacts their day to day life. I've worked in community-based organizations, with children, adolescents, adults and older adults dealing with depression, anxiety and various other mental health and emotional challenges ...

This is Erik Metzger's avatar and link to their profile
California
LMFT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 6

I have worked with adults, teens, couples and families for six years; I specialize in facilitating people’s own insights and resilience to access more resourced and contented lives. Living in California can be exhausting with its high paced culture; allow me to work with you on achieving insight(s) about the origins and solutions to anxiety, substance abuse, and dissatisfaction with relationships and work. With my background as a yoga instructor, meditation practitioner, and competitive runner and triathlete, I can join you in bringing awareness to maladaptive cop...

This is Molly Holmes's avatar and link to their profile
California
MA,LMFT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Marriage & Family Therapist specializing in individual, couples and family therapy. And I offer the convenience of online therapy with the heart and skill that transcends time and space and facilitates integrated healing. Truly, I am a solution-focused therapist that can help you thrive and accomplish your goals. Because it is possible to have "the buck stop here" and to change what is not working in your life. Over the years, I have supported thousands of people and families in manifesting their heartfelt healing goals and nothing makes me happier than...

This is Dr. Kristina Vincent's avatar and link to their profile
California
Psy.D.,LPCC,LMHC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 12

Hello, my name is Kristina. I have been a therapist for over 12 years. I am currently a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in California. I hold a Master in Psychology from Chapman University. Additionally, I am currently in the process of completing my doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Alliant International's University in San Diego. I expect to graduate in spring of 2020. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD and ADHD. I also helped many in...

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 based in San Francisco, California. I have been providing supportive counseling to clients in a variety of settings for the past six 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 therapy in various outpatient mental ...

This is Shanee' Brown's avatar and link to their profile
California
MSW,LCSW,CAMS-II
Specialties: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Coaching
Years of Experience: 7

My life was impacted by a therapist many years ago and this experience led me to turn my former pain into a passion to help others on their journeys toward wellness. I earned a Master's Degree in Social Work (MSW) from the University of Southern California in 2013. Post-graduation, I worked toward diversifying my portfolio and knowledge base by working with varying populations, which included, but has not been limited to, foster care youth, victims of human trafficking, adolescents, parenting teens, young adults, married couples, families, and women. I've worked ...

This is Meredith Roudebush-Albaugh's avatar and link to their profile
California
MSW,LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 13

Reaching out for support during a difficult time can be challenging and even scary. I commend you for your courage in reaching out! I consider it a great honor to have the opportunity to walk alongside the individuals I work with in therapy during what are often times the most painful or challenging times in their lives. I graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with my Master's in Clinical Social Work in 2006 and I have over 13 years of experience as a Psychotherapist. I have experience working with diverse populations, treating a wide variety of mental ...

This is Jenny Ramirez's avatar and link to their profile
California
LMFT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

I am a Licensed and Marriage Family Therapist with over 15 years of experience as a counselor and life coach. I am highly trained in working with trauma, depression, anxiety and transitional issues; I work with transitional age youth, adults and couples. I am trained in Trauma Focused- CBT, EMDR, Solution Focused, and Motivational Interviewing. Have you found yourself in a place where the person you use to be is barely recognizable? Struggling with feelings of emptiness, helplessness or just feeling overwhelmed and can't quite put your finder on it? Trau...

This is Andreana  Battaglia's avatar and link to their profile
California
MS,LMFT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

Hello, So happy to see you here! I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and have been licensed for almost one year. I have been working as an MFT in Riverside County for more than 6 years. I have experience working with children, youth, and families. I also treat adults and teens with a variety of challenges. Some topics that I treat include depression, anxiety/stress, ADHD, ODD, parenting, couples therapy, etc. My treatment consists of strength-based modalities that will allow the client to use their strengths to accomplish their goals. The main ...

This is Deborah Helms's avatar and link to their profile
California
MA,LMFT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I am a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in the state of California and have over 20 years of counseling experience. I work mostly with adults around issues of depression, anxiety and stress, and relationship challenges. I also have experience and a special interest in working with adoptive and foster parents. I draw mainly on tools from mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, emotionally focused therapy, and humanistic therapy in my work and tailor counseling plans to meet each client's individual needs. I believe that we all have the ability to exa...

This is Lynnea Molina's avatar and link to their profile
California
LCSW
Specialties: Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

I have a decade of experience working with adolescents, young adults and families in both the Los Angeles and San Fransisco Bay Area. Most currently, my private practice expertise is rooted in supporting adults through difficult life transitions and in navigating challenging interpersonal relationships. Through both personal and professional experiences my passion lies in supporting multicultural, multiethnic and biracial individuals and couples. My emphasis is in helping those who are seeking relief from the pain of depression, anxiety or general sadness. I would...

This is Jessica Dahle's avatar and link to their profile
California
LMFT,PPS
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

Life can be challenging, stressful and unpredictable. Although we may commonly think that we “should” manage our problems on our own, the truth is we can often benefit from an increased understanding of our situation combined with a set of new strategies. I am here to listen and together we can explore your hopes, needs, and goals to promote an authentic understanding and acceptance of who you are. I provide a safe and non-judgmental environment for you to explore all areas and relationships in your life. I believe that therapy can be a platform to see that these ...

This is India Gonzalez's avatar and link to their profile
California
LMFT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 5

Hello! My name is India Gonzalez and I am a Licensed Marriage And Family Therapist (LMFT). I have been licensed as a therapist for over 11 years. I received my bachelor’s degree in Psychology and my Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology . I have experience working with individuals dealing with anxiety, depression, substance use disorder, grief/loss, trauma, post traumatic stress disorder, parenting difficulties, and relationship problems. I have worked as a court mediator, and currently have my own private practice. My therapeutic approach is a Person ...

This is Aubree Lovelace's avatar and link to their profile
California
MFT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) in California. I have been working in mental health for over 10 years. I have worked in a variety of practice settings including outpatient mental health clinics, inpatient and outpatient units, private practice and with those who are or were formerly incarcerated. I have experience with a wide range of clinical issues, which includes, anxiety and stress related issues, depression, , anger and aggression, intellectual/developmental disabilities, trauma and abuse issues, psychotic disorders. Additionally, I’ve wo...

This is Keith Parker's avatar and link to their profile
California
MA
Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, ADHD
Years of Experience: 23

I am a marriage and family therapist licensed in California with over 23 years of experience working as a therapist and counselor. I have a Master's degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Azusa Pacific University; and a BS degree in Christian Education with emphasis in Youth Counseling from Biola University. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including anger, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges and transitions, OCD and ADHD. I have worked with children, ...

This is Scott  Novotny's avatar and link to their profile
California
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in San Francisco with experience working with clients who struggle with addictions, depression, anxiety and other distressing experiences. Although I use a variety of therapeutic interventions, I find myself most often using ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) because it focuses more on goal orientated actions, rather than just symptom suppression. With ACT we will establish values, goals, and plan actions/behaviors which move you towards your desired goals. Together we will look at how thoughts, feelings, and emotions...

This is Geoffrey Faustman's avatar and link to their profile
California
MA,LMFT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I offer a direct, active, goal-oriented approach in helping you find relief from the anxiety, anger, depression, shame, or whatever it is that leaves you feeling stuck. By taking a look at 1) What are you trying to achieve? 2) What are you trying to preserve? 3) What are you trying to avoid? and 4) What are you trying to eliminate? we can highlight the sometimes-complex interaction among your thoughts, decisions, actions and outcomes. Knowing yourself, making use of your personal strengths & your tools at hand while allowing your values guide you, you can propel y...

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!