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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Delano, California (Delano, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 18

Nadja Zapasov (MA, LMFT) ABOUT ME Welcome! I salute you on your choice to get help in moving forward in your life. Once you have made that decision, your own positive energy will support you and guide you to the next level. Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. Begin it now.” William Hutchison Murray The energy of one’s thoughts has the power to create an extraordinary life (or not). Directing your positive and constructive thoughts and emotions to the creation of your goals is the first step in achie...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Delano, California (Delano, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

WELCOME! Thank you for visiting my website! I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California (LMFT) and I have been in practice since 2012. I have experience conducting individual and group therapy, in office and online, in both residential and outpatient settings with clients presenting with variety of concerns. My areas of expertise include: depression, anxiety, relationships and parenting, addiction, crisis, and life adjustments. In my work with clients, I use some of the leading psychological modalities, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Delano, California (Delano, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief
Years of Experience: 27

HI, I'm a Licensed Clinical Social worker in the Southern California area. For almost 25 years I have worked with people who are experiencing situations that need a little extra help. I have numerous areas of specialty and use techniques that I believe will best fit each client. I am committed to helping people heal and grieve. and too help people get through periods of crisis in their lives - either expected or unexpected. I want you to feel comfortable with yourself and rise to your full potential. I have worked with children, adults, couples and families ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Delano, California (Delano, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, LGBT, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

My name is Sydney. I am a licensed MFT in the state of California. I completed my Masters in Psychology in 1994 and received my license as of January 2000. I have worked in centers for addiction treatment, dual diagnosis, and private practice in the bay area. I utilize a holistic approach with my clients customizing treatment as appropriate for the individual. This allows for the integration of our bio-psycho-social-spiritual self. My theoretical background includes, but is not limited to, in brief, Psychodynamics, and Bowen; investigating the systematic learned...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Delano, California (Delano, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

Hello, I am a licensed clinical social worker in California with over 20 years of experience working as a mental health therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, grief & loss, PTSD, anger & stress management, relationship issues, substance abuse, parenting problems, individual with special needs, career challenges, OCD & ADHD. My approach to therapy is client centered: clients are the experts on their lives and determine the direction and depth of therapy. I use a variety of modalities, which incorpor...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Delano, California (Delano, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

I am a licensed Marriage, Family, and Children therapist. I have experience working in School, Domestic Violence Shelter, and Community with diverse cultural background for 7 years. Fluent in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin. I have experience to work with children, teenagers, adults, and older adults, who are struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship issues, parenting problems, life transition, and behavioral concerns. As an emigrant, I also have experience to work with immigrant population. My counseling style is humorous, genuine, and colla...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Delano, California (Delano, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,CSAT,EMDR
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Hello! My name is Jenna Seto. I am a licensed clinical social worker in the state of California. I have over seven years of experience working in the mental health field. Over the course of my career, I have worked at the outpatient level (i.e. PHP, IOP, and OP), as well as in multiple high school settings. I have supported clients of all ages, but I have a true passion for working with young adults. I have the most experience working with substance abuse treatment, sexual addiction treatment, anxiety, depression, communication skills, trauma, infidelity, partner...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Delano, California (Delano, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 15

I'm passionate about helping couples and families thrive. I enjoy working with clients who want to improve their relationships (even divorced couples who are coparenting.) I am experienced with working with autism spectrum, ADHD, infertility, adoption, multi-racial families, divorce mediation, and coparenting. I also have experience working with people struggling with addiction, and those who love them. I believe that therapy should be tailored to the client and their needs, and not the preferences of the therapist. Therefore I take an eclectic approach, using ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Delano, California (Delano, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

My name is Mercedes D. Green. I have served in the military for over 18 years as Military Police, Platoon Sergeant, Drill Sergeant, and Operations Sergeant. I am currently a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with experience of 3 years in therapeutic services and 12 years in case management services. Over the span of 12-18 years, I have worked directly with institutionalized offenders, trauma survivors, military personnel, adult parents, transitioning adolescents, and adult/child suicidality. I have experience working with individuals, families, couples, and g...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Delano, California (Delano, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Anger management
Years of Experience: 22

I am a licensed psychotherapist with over 30 years of experience working with children, adults, and families in a wide range of settings. I was licensed in California in 2000. As a therapist, I strive to develop a collaborative partnership with you to address your goals. I seek to be compassionate, non-judgmental, and accepting of those with whom I am working. I have experience working with clients who are experiencing a sense of hopelessness and helplessness, grief and loss, anxiety, the impact of trauma (sexual, physical, or military), wondering about their ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Delano, California (Delano, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

My name is Janette, LMFT. Through a person-centered approach, I thrive in assisting people address their areas of concern. You are the expert in you and I use my skillset, experience and knowledge base that I have acquired over the past 8 years to work with you. I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) under the state of California. I have had the honor of working with adults, youth and families who have had difficulties with life's stressors dealing with relationships, trauma, depression, anxiety and other concerns. Utilizing a combination of theoreti...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Delano, California (Delano, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management
Years of Experience: 16

I am originally from Santa Monica and San Diego, California and moved to Kyiv, Ukraine last June 2021 to research and develop trauma-informed mixed reality to treat trauma and relationships in the metaverse with military, veterans, first responders and trauma survivors and then...the war happened and have remained to continue trauma-informed humanitarian efforts. This is my passion and the work I have researched. So, when you work with me I will be working with you from Kyiv, Ukraine. I provide trauma-informed relationship psychotherapy methods and models ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Delano, California (Delano, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ed.D,LPCC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

My experience is working with individuals/ couples, children, and families. I look forward to supporting your journey. I am a Licensed Profesional Clinical Counselor in the state of California, Nevada, Florida, and a Nationally Board Certified Counselor. My doctorate is in counseling psychology. I have 20 years of counseling experience. My practice focuses on working with individuals, and couples with relationship issues as well as work-related challenges. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where issues, thoughts, and feelings can be ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Delano, California (Delano, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Psy.D.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

Here is some information about me in order to help you determine whether we could be a good fit. I completed my Master's and Doctoral degrees at the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University in Los Angeles. I offer my clients an individualized, empowering, values-based, and solution-focused therapeutic approach, which derive from several therapeutic approaches, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical-Behavioral Therapy, Schema Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing. My previous cl...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Delano, California (Delano, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

My name is Natalia Cruz Navarro. I consider myself bilingual (English/Spanish) and bicultural. I graduated with a Bachelors in Psychology from University of California at Santa Cruz (UCSC) and a Masters in Social Work from San José State University. My goal as a psychotherapist is to provide an environment of compassion and support, to help individuals overcome obstacles in their lives, and to help them move forward and thrive. In my practice as a psychotherapist, I like to use an eclectic approach to treatment that is primarily evidence based, using modalitie...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Delano, California (Delano, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, trauma, abuse, motivation, self esteem, anxiety, depression and more. 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Delano, California (Delano, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in California with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in supporting clients with stress and anxiety, working through substance use & trauma. I also have experience working with folks navigating grief and loss. I utilize an eclectic, trauma informed, anti-racist , harm reduction approach to support with addressing symptoms. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific challenges. Taking the first step to addressing your challenges takes courage. I am here to work with you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Delano, California (Delano, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 22

I am licensed in California with 22 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, career difficulties, & coping with life changes. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I'm so glad you took the first step. I am here to support you in that process. Let's get started talking through things and getting a plan in ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Delano, California (Delano, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I am a licensed psychologist in California. I specialize in short term therapy (1-3 sessions), with the hope you leave our visits with insights, deeper self understanding, and actionable self kindness. I have 9 years of experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and h...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Delano, California (Delano, CA)
Therapy Specialties: LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in California with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with lgbt-related issues, relationship issues, & family conflicts. I also have experience working with parenting issues. 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. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I look forward to working together!

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

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 Delano 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 Delano 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 Delano or elsewhere in Kern 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 Delano 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 Delano 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 Delano 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 Delano 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 Delano, 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 Delano, 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 93215 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 Delano:

93215

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.