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 Dr. Glenda Baez's avatar and link to their profile
California
PsyD, LMFT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

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 15 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 Brianna Brown's avatar and link to their profile
California
LPCC, LMHC, NCC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder
Years of Experience: 8

I am a Licensed Professional Clinal Counselor in the state of California and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida. I have eight years of professional experience and I have worked in inpatient treatment centers as well as independently in a private psychiatric office to provided individual, couples & family counseling. I have treated a diverse population that includes children, college students, adults, couples and families. My eclectic approach to counseling meets the needs of each client to foster personal empowerment and growth. As a...

This is Cait Glenn's avatar and link to their profile
California
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Many people seek therapy to make improvements in their lives. My goal is to help you identify and conquer what you feel is holding you back. Working together, I can guide you to move forward through roadblocks and reclaim what you truly want in your life. I am experienced in working with adults and older adults. My specialties include, Stress and Anxiety Management, Life Transitions, Relationship Improvement, Grief/Loss, Cancer and Chronic Illness as well as overall personal growth and insight. My therapeutic style is warm, empathetic and non judgmental. ...

This is Norra MacReady's avatar and link to their profile
California
MA,LMFT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I've worked with clients ranging in age from 7 years old to 60 and more, on issues ranging from anger management and gender identity questions to dealing with the grief over the breakup of a marriage or the untimely death of a cherished sibling. I work hard to offer an atmosphere that is warm, empathetic, and tolerant: in addition to my professional training as a therapist I have a deep well of life experience that allows me to understand people from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures. Basically, I want to help you live your ideal life. When appropriate...

This is Joy Goldenberg's avatar and link to their profile
California
MA,LMFT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

Before I introduce myself, I want to commend you for taking the time to seek to care for yourself. The act of choosing to seek that self-care is a huge step in working toward your goals, managing mental health symptoms, and moving toward holistic wellness. My name is Joy Goldenberg, MA and I have worked for over 8 years in the fields of health and mental health and an additional 4 years as a mental health clinician. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California. I have worked with a variety of clients ranging as young as 2 years old and as ma...

This is Karelin Wadkins's avatar and link to their profile
California
LMFT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

Hello! My name is Karelin Wadkins, I am a licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT) in California. I have over 8 years of experience working with adults, couples, teens and families. My work experience both in person and online ranges from helping people deal with anxiety or depression, substance abuse or dependence, codependency, trauma history, self esteem issues and difficulty around changes in life. Often when we're dealing with depression, anxiety, substance abuse or any other mental health issue we just don't know how to deal with what is in front of...

This is Stephanie Ellis's avatar and link to their profile
California
MSW,LCSW
Specialties: Addictions, Grief, Parenting issues, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

Welcome to Better Help! I applaud you for taking this difficult step to seek help for yourself. I know it is not easy to open up to someone that you don't really know, but you have the courage to do something important for you. My name is Stephanie Ellis. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I am licensed in the state of California and North Carolina. I earned my Master of Social Work degree from NC State University in 2012. My undergraduate degree is a Bachelor of Science in Nursing which I received from NC Central University in 1998. I practiced as ...

This is Diane Paulette Tolentino's avatar and link to their profile
California
LMFT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

Hello and welcome! Before we proceed, I would like to acknowledge your efforts in seeking additional support with managing whatever life may have thrown your way. Whether this is your first, second, or third or more time in counseling, I hope to join you in your journey towards change and overall improvement. I want to provide you with a brief background about me to help you decide if we might be a “fit.” I attended University of California, Santa Barbara as an undergraduate and earned my B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Applied Psychology. I continued my gr...

This is Tiffany McCarthy's avatar and link to their profile
California
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I am a licensed clinical social worker and have been practicing in community mental health as a case manager and clinician for almost 10 years, collectively. I have the most experience in treating mood disorders, anxiety, trauma, general stress, and parenting problems, as well as experience with the LGBT population, treating ADHD, supporting with relationship challenges, and have worked with individuals of all age ranges, backgrounds and walks of life. My work tends to be very strengths based and person-centered, meaning I prefer to identify and build on exi...

This is Maria  Herrera's avatar and link to their profile
California
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to reach out. I want to start by letting you know that due to unprecedented demand, there is a long wait to receive my services. I am receiving more than 30 messages from new potential clients a day. I would love to help everyone. Yet It is impossible to provide quality care at that speed. If you need urgent attention please reach out to contact BetterHelp. You can also use your health insurance, or if you are uninsured your local county services. If this is a psychiatric emergency call 911. If you are feeling unsafe and...

This is Cryssol  Marquez's avatar and link to their profile
California
MS, LMFT,MA Ed.
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 7

Hello! My name is Cryssol Marquez and I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California (LMFT) and I have been working in a psychotherapy field since 2013. I have experience working in community mental health 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, sexual and physical abuse and crisis as well as adjustment issues. I tend to draw from the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Solution-F...

This is Charlotte Haigh's avatar and link to their profile
California
MS,LMFT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

Are you feeling lost, stuck, or like life just isn’t as enjoyable as it used to be? Noticing that your relationships have become strained or unfulfilling? I can help. As your therapist, I will create a safe space that is non-judgmental, supportive, and sometimes even a little bit fun (seriously!) Together, we will set goals that will help you move forward and regain a sense of purpose, joy, and serenity in your life. There is no “one size fits all” approach to therapy. I draw from an eclectic mix of theories including cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynami...

This is Kishan  Bevil's avatar and link to their profile
California
MSW,LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

Hello, My name is Kishan Bevil and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the State of California. I have a diverse professional and personal background, which has provided me with a multi-cultural perspective, as it pertains to mental health. My professional background includes working with children and youth in foster care, probation detention facilities, wraparound services, and in-home mental health programs, over the span of 12 years. I also work with adults in forensic settings, dealing with a multitude of mental health issues, including schizo...

This is Chrissy Fraser's avatar and link to their profile
California
MA,PPS-SC,LMFT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

Hello my name is Chrissy and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of California. I earned my MA in Counseling in 2014 and a BA in Psychology in 2002. I have been providing therapy to clients of all ages for six years and I enjoy working with clients from all walks of life. My primary goal as your therapy provider is to help you through the challenges you're facing while ensuring that you feel seen, heard, respected, and empowered. Asking for help does not come easy for everyone so I commend you for having the courage to seek support. I believ...

This is Danielle Bousselaire's avatar and link to their profile
California
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

My name is Danielle Bousselaire and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in California. I earned my Bachelors of Social Work at Colorado State University and my Masters of Social Work at the University of Southern California. I have worked in many different settings with a wife range of clientele. I started my career working with children and families, however, throughout the years, I have worked with an array of patients. On top of my career as a social worker at a psychiatric hospital, I have spent time working in a medical hospital, including the emergency ro...

This is Cassandra Chambers's avatar and link to their profile
California
MA,LMFT
Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Anger management, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 17

Hello!!! My name is Cassandra I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (CA based) with over 15 years of experience working in the mental health field. I received my B.A. from California State University, Northridge and my M.A. from Pepperdine University. I have worked with a wide range of clients majority children and their parents. I have worked with a large number of foster youth and their their foster parents/families as well. Some of the areas that I have worked with clients on include, but is not limited to depression, anxiety, blended famil...

This is Helen Carter's avatar and link to their profile
California
LMFT,MCAP, MA(Dubl),HDipEd
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

Hello. I come from Dublin, Ireland and was a teacher before I became a therapist. I have taught in Ireland, France, Japan and California. I have spent the last 20 years in the San Francisco Bay Area working on a suicide helpline, raising a child, teaching French and English, studying psychology and then working as a therapist with diverse clients in various settings: schools, community based agencies, residential homes, jails and, currently, a US Navy base. I love helping people cope with their difficulties and figure out how to manage! My goal is, actually, to he...

This is Kitrice Rosa's avatar and link to their profile
California
MA,LMFT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California. I've been practicing therapy with a wide range of clients for the last 8 years. Some of the topics I've focused on include depression, self-esteem, anxiety and trauma, with a special focus on addiction concerns. I utilize a Cognitive-Behavioral approach with Motivational Interviewing, Client-centered therapy, and Solution Focused techniques. Each person is unique and I believe in meeting you where you are comfortable so that you're satisfied with the direction in which your treatment is going. Everyon...

This is John Anderson's avatar and link to their profile
California
LMFT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

Hello, my name is John Anderson and I am a licensed marriage and family therapist. With my license, I am also able to counsel individuals. I received my masters of arts degree in clinical psychology from Pepperdine University in 2010. I have experience with counseling adults with anxiety, addiction, depression and other mental health issues. I have worked with clients that have been mandated by DCFS for individual therapy. I also consistently take trainings so I can stay abreast on new developments in my field. I want to tell you a little bit more about m...

This is Bethany Maroney-Peterson's avatar and link to their profile
California
LMFT,MA Psychology,BA Social Work
Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Anger management, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 13

I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with 13 years of experience working with individuals, couples and families. I hold a Masters Degree in Psychology, A Bachelors Degree in Social Work and have advanced training in trauma, PTSD, Anxiety Disorders and Depression, Human Development and other things. I am also certified in Combat Mental Health and have experience working with Veterans and their families. I utilize a variety of approaches including; Solution Focused, Cognitive Behavioral, Trauma Focused and Dialectical Behavioral therapies with a Strength ba...

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!