Commerce, in addition to being a busy business district giving it its name, has also been home to several prominent authors. Not everyone can write stories and novels, but you do have your own story to tell. Sometimes that story might be sad, sometimes it might be happy. But if you are currently going through a sad period of your life, you should not suffer alone.

Commerce-area counselors are available now to offer you support. These licensed therapists have many methods and coping skills for you to utilize to feel better and get back to living a happy life. Contact a counselor today.

This is Dr. Glenda Baez's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Commerce, California (Commerce, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PsyD, LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 18

My name is Glenda Baez and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in San Diego, California. I have a Masters degree in Counseling Psychology and have a doctoral degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. I am bilingual as Spanish is my second language and frequently conduct therapy in this language. I currently own a online teletherapy private practice and work with primarily individuals and couples. I have 18 years of experience working as a therapist. I have worked as an outpatient therapist in clinics, non-profit settings, doing therapy in a preschool se...

This is Anna Major's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Commerce, California (Commerce, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I am a licensed marriage and family therapist in the state of California with over 8 years experience working in both a private practice and a community mental health setting. I have worked with a wide variety of clients with issues ranging from ADHD, PTSD, depression anxiety and personality disorders. I have also helped children and families cope with domestic and sexual abuse as well as parenting difficulties. The greatest athletes have coaches that help them to overcome little challenges that are holding them back from greatness and therapy works similarly....

This is Daren Casagrande's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Commerce, California (Commerce, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Hello! My name is Daren Casagrande. Growing up in San Jose, CA I was exposed to a very wide variety of identities, ethnicities, beliefs, and ideas. That wide exposure has really built into me an appreciation and interest in all of the different ways in which people see, experience, and make sense of themselves and the world. Between that and my family’s own brand of dysfunction, psychology became a natural interest for me. My experience and background is in the non-profit realm and is heavily focused on adolescent and transitional-aged youth (16-26) with strugg...

This is Jessica Hupf's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Commerce, California (Commerce, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coaching
Years of Experience: 10

Welcome to BetterHelp! My name is Jessica Hupf and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I have over 10 years of experience providing therapy to adults, adolescents, children. I primarily specialize in women's issues such as adjusting to motherhood, parenting, work/life balance, perfectionism, adjustment to marriage, challenges of being a working mother, and relationship issues/boundary setting, to name a few. My other specializations include parenting, and working with kids and teens. Seeking help is a sign of strength, not weakness. It can feel l...

This is Jared Maloney's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Commerce, California (Commerce, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

Hello and welcome. Allow me to share with you a little bit about my experience and how I approach therapy. I have five years of experience working as a therapist with teens, adults, couples and families. Helping people manage their thoughts and emotions in a healthy way that improves their experience in the world. I’ve worked with clients who were worried, anxious, grieving, feeling lost, sad, depressed, struggled with self worth, intrusive thoughts, addiction, relationships and anger management. I’ve also helped coach people on how to reach goals, find what ...

This is Janel Guinane's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Commerce, California (Commerce, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

My career in the helping professions started in 1997 at a residential program in San Francisco working with adults with substance use issues and co-occurring mental health disorders. At this time, one did not need a degree in substance use counseling to work in this area and I was able to gain a great deal of experience. This launched a long road of determination to attain a Bachelor's degree in Social Work in 2008 and then a Master's in Social Work in 2010. Throughout my educational years and afterward, I worked with several different populations such as children...

This is Renette Herrera's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Commerce, California (Commerce, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

I am a marriage and family therapist licensed in California. I have over 13 years experience in counseling families, children, teenagers and individuals. I have worked with a wide range of concerns including anxiety, depression, parenting issues, relationship problems, trauma, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder and Mood Disorders. My counseling approach is person centered and solution focused. I am eclectic in my approach and use other modalities as well in therapy such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Acceptance and Commitment The...

This is Gloria Cannelora's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Commerce, California (Commerce, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Hello and welcome! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in beautiful Northern California. I was born and raised in the central valley, and then spent a good portion of my young adult life traveling, living, and working in other places. Eventually I settled down, established a family, and took the next step in my career of serving others. Much of the work I do is within the acute healthcare sector, often with older adults and their families. I specialize in areas of quality of life, end of life, grief, caregiver concerns, life stage changes, loneliness,...

This is Edward (Ed) Lei's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Commerce, California (Commerce, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,PPS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 20

Does life seem like trudging through the mud? Do you feel sad and empty and get tired easily? Does life no longer seem enjoyable? Do you struggle to maintain daily responsibilities? I get where you are. Life isn’t all sunshine and rainbows, but you don’t have to go through challenges alone. While pain and harshness of reality are often inevitable, you can discover joy, peace, satisfaction and restoration. In the midst of difficulties, heartbreaks and wounds, I can help you find contentment and healing in your journey and get unstuck and empowered. Being a therap...

This is Dr. Brenda Klass-Christopher's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Commerce, California (Commerce, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,MA ,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

Hello, my name is Brenda Klass, I am glad you stopped by. I have been involved in behavioral health for over 30 years in Los Angeles County. I help to heal psychic wounds and bring families closer to the harmony they desire. I have a PhD in psychology and licensed as a marriage family child therapist. My experience covers many areas: I have extensive training with Chronic illness, Chronic pain, Chemical Dependency, Depression, Anxiety. I have also worked with clients who just need someone to support them through challenging experiences, emotions, and life cha...

This is David  Pecoraro's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Commerce, California (Commerce, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 35

With over 35 years of professional experience as a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist I have assisted and helped, both individuals and couples struggling with issues related to poor couples communication, relationship conflict, addictions, mood disorders, as well as past trauma and emotional abuse. I have an extensive background in helping others change their approach to problem solving especially related to Couples Conflict utilizing thoughtful conflict resolution skills,and understanding how relationships function and are sustained. My clinical approac...

This is Francis Joseph Gallego's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Commerce, California (Commerce, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I am licensed in California with 20 years of professional work experience (6 in New York, 3 in Hawaii and 11 in California). I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, LGBTQI-related issues, family conflicts, & trauma and abuse. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I also believe in the importance of cultural humility, diversity, inclusion and dismantling oppression and how it impacts our lives. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to seek...

This is Angelique (Gigi) Tsontos's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Commerce, California (Commerce, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 10

I am Gigi, a licensed in California and Kansas with 10 years of professional work experience. My focus helping clients with work, professional development, stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & trauma and abuse. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to seek a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

This is Ellen Golding's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Commerce, California (Commerce, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Eating disorders, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I am licensed in California with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, coping with grief and loss, & eating disorders. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

This is Elana Lesse's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Commerce, California (Commerce, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 6

Welcome! I'm so glad you took the step toward seeking therapy as a tool for support. I'm glad you're here. I'm Elana Lesse, a licensed professional clinical counselor in California with 6 years of professional work experience. I am passionate about helping clients to achieve positive change, mental wellbeing, and fullness of life. Whether you are experiencing new or ongoing challenges, my job is to provide a safe, compassionate, non-judgmental space for you to talk, process, and problem solve. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivatio...

This is Adriene Faust's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Commerce, California (Commerce, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Anger management
Years of Experience: 20

I am licensed in California with 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

This is Cheryl Polyudhapoom's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Commerce, California (Commerce, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in California and have been working with children, youth, and families since 2008. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, bipolar disorder, & depression and much more. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

This is Daniel Hernandez's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Commerce, California (Commerce, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties
Years of Experience: 24

I have several specialties, four of which I'll mention here: I help people overcome sexual trauma, grief & loss, spiritual emptiness, and health & wellness disempowerment. I am a Certified Integrative Mental Health Professional. This permits me to provide holistic education for the improvement of one's mental health. The theoretical framework I base my help on are: CBT, REBT, and Strengths Perspective. I also incorporate proven mental health principles to help my clients develop the skills of inner healing and personal competence. I am a licensed clinical social w...

This is Dr. Mario Nicolas's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Commerce, California (Commerce, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Sleeping disorders, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 30

Hi, I’m Dr. Mario Nicolas. I am a Ph.D. (Penn State, 2002) trained Clinical Psychologist, with extensive experience in military mental health (Maj [Ret. – 2014]; USAF), clinical neuropsychology (fellowship trained; Univ. of Virginia Medical School [2005-07]), and Primary Care Behavioral Health (PCBH; past-USAF program consultant [2015-20]). If you want to learn more, check me out on LinkedIn. I provide individual therapy to adults and am available on weekday evenings, some early weekday early-mornings, and weekend mornings. I consider myself a cognitive-behavioral...

This is Susan Kruse's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Commerce, California (Commerce, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Eating disorders, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am licensed in California with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, coping with grief and loss, & eating disorders. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Commerce?

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating. However, there are a few methods you can try to narrow your search for a counselor in the Commerce area if you find it challenging to find therapists accepting new clients.

First, research what type of therapy you'd like to pursue before finding a therapist or psychologist. You might be interested in psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), group therapy, marriage and family therapy, or couples therapy. Each therapy can offer various benefits. If you're still unsure, consider asking your prospective therapists which methods they practice.

When you're ready to search, search for 'therapist near me in Commerce and scroll through the options. Next, consider your goals for the gender of your therapist, the type of therapy they're most experienced with, and their specialty. Finally, choose a therapist located near you in the city of Commerce or elsewhere in Los Angeles or the state of California.

Mental health professionals working through private practice or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships and communication skills, working through life's obstacles, or changing negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a listening ear and validation. Verified Commerce therapists can provide licensed marriage and compassionate counseling, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

What Is The Cost Difference Between Conventional Therapy And BetterHelp? 

Forbes reports that the average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Commerce due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists in the state of California may work on a sliding scale, meaning they'll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With BetterHelp therapists serving the city of Commerce and elsewhere throughout the state of California you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every four weeks).


Did You Know BetterHelp Therapists Are Not Limited To In-Person Visits?

Online therapists, including the US-based therapists above, can work with people like you in or around Commerce to offer creative forms of communication and treatment. You do not have to commute to a therapist's office to meet with one of these counselors.

Through BetterHelp, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, receive worksheets, and sign up for mental health webinars. Additionally, the BetterHelp app offers a journaling feature.

Suppose you're struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists specializing in behavioral health and relationships. You can also try a provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available therapists above and consider which might work for you.

San Jose has many professionals who provide client-centered individual counseling in person and through online therapy. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with therapists all over the US. Many individuals gain further insight into their lives through internet-based counseling. In Commerce, therapy can be easily accessible and a click away.


How To Know If Therapy Is Right For You?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is the validation and active listening they can provide. Your friends and loved ones may also be available to listen, but they may struggle to provide objective guidance as a therapist can. Therapists are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A therapist may support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health or life concerns. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another benefit of therapy is having a safe space with a non-judgmental party who can support you through challenging experiences.

Many people have sensitive topics that they may feel ashamed to discuss with their friends or partner. A San Jose therapist can help you confront these concerns and open up through unique methods of support. There are also many types of therapy, such as art therapy, where you can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With almost one million people in Commerce, CA, finding a therapist can be costly, and therapists may be booked out with clients. Through the list of therapists above and others through BetterHelp, you may be able to find a therapist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching for a nearby therapist close to 90023 or the surrounding zip codes, consider other available therapists through the BetterHelp therapist page.

Stay Up To Date With The Leading Online Therapy Platform

To stay up to date with BetterHelp's initiatives through their social channels, you can follow them on PinterestLinkedInInstagramTwitter, and FacebookFor mental health tips, check out the BetterHelp YouTube channel.

Take some time to learn more about BetterHelp therapists and counselors to understand the services available to you clearly. If you have any questions, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

If you’re ready to sign up for online counseling, consider signing up with a platform like BetterHelp and get matched with a counselor within 24 to 48 hours.

Emergency Situations

If you are experiencing a crisis or emergency, don't use this site's online services. If you are in life-threatening danger, call 911. If you require support for a crisis, reach out to the hotlines below:

·      National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

·      National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

·      Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741

·      Veterans Crisis Line: Call 1-800-273-8255 (and press 1) or text 838255. For support for the deaf and hard of hearing community, please use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 1-800-273-8255.

·      Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ Lifeline): (866)488-7386 

·      SAMHSA National Helpline (Substance Use): (800)662-4357

·      National Eating Disorder Association Helpline:1-800-931-2237 (M-Th: 9 AM-9 PM EST, Fri 9 AM - 5 PM EST)

·      Child Help Hotline: Call 1-800-422-4453 or use the online chat feature

·      National Anti-Hazing Hotline: 1-888-NOT-HAZE (1-888-668-4293) 

·      Physician Crisis Support Line: Call 1-888-409-0141 if you are a first responder or medical provider experiencing crises related to Covid-19

·      Sexual Assault Hotline: Call RAINN at 1-800-656-4673

Zip Codes Served By BetterHelp Therapists

Below are some of the zip codes served by BetterHelp therapists in Commerce:

90022, 90023, 90040, 90091

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy and BetterHelp can be found below:

How Do I See A Therapist For The First Time? 

Before seeing your therapist, prep for your session by reading about the counseling process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your therapist. When you attend your session, let them know if you have any concerns about therapy or feel unsure about what to talk about. They may help guide you with open-ended therapeutic questions. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and why you're attending therapy.

Should I Attend Therapy If I Feel Fine? 

If you don't feel the need to see a therapist, you don't have to. However, some people may avoid attending counseling due to preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although therapists often support people with mental health conditions, you do not need a diagnosis or condition to attend therapy. You can discuss grief, relationship concerns, stress, or life changes and ask for general advice. A therapist may help you gain power over your life and emotions while you navigate day-to-day experiences.

Gaining a new perspective on yourself through various therapies might allow you to improve your self-esteem, work through relationships, and gain a better sense of your mental health goals. The success you may find through therapy can be dependent on your process.

People may also attend therapy for specific motives, such as bullying, an autism diagnosis, a desire to learn mindfulness meditation, personality concerns, trouble with office workers, specific phobias, and many other principles.

Is Crying In Therapy A Breakthrough?

Crying can be a breakthrough for some individuals who struggle to express emotions. Others might find that they often cry during sessions. Crying can be normal and healthy, so whether you cry or not may be a personal aspect of sessions.

Are Therapists Worth It?

We may all be on different paths in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, and goals. A therapist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities. Unlike advice from a friend, family member, or non-professional, therapists are trained to meet you where you're at. Therapy can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy each year, showing it's a popular option and may be often effective.

Do Therapists Judge You? 

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to protect you and them from ethical concerns. Therapists are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. Their job is to support you and make you feel safe and respected. You might consider changing therapists if you don't feel safe or respected.