Education is important. It means the difference between minimum wage and a decent-paying job. Even the most educated people can fall into hard times though – financially, professionally, physically, and/or mentally. Moraga is a town that boasts safety, diversity, and good schools that offer opportunities for a good education.

It also has available counselors and therapists for its residents who have found hardships in their lives, regardless of education status or quality of living. These mental health professionals can help you get through rough emotional spells and longer lasting mental hardships. All you have to do is reach out. Consider contacting a Moraga-area therapist today.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Moraga, California (Moraga, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Parenting issues

I believe that all people are intelligent and capable of helping themselves. With the assistance of a counselor who can ask you the right questions, provide a safe and supportive environment, and encourage you to express and process your feelings, you can harness your power and take control of your life. My name is Kelli Prisbe, and I have been a social worker and counselor for over 20 years. I obtained my master's degree in social work in 1994 and my clinical social work license in 1999. My areas of experience include children and adults with special needs...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Moraga, California (Moraga, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.Ed,LPCC,CST
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues
Years of Experience: 5

I'm a sex positive, and kink knowledgeable therapist with an open mindset and a clear understanding that we are all different. I provide a laid back atmosphere, safe space, and a non judgmental approach. Utilizing evidence-based practices, I strive to support, encourage, educate, and empower my clients. Together we'll work side by side to help strengthen awareness, communication, increase personal growth and healing within yourself and your relationships. We will also Identify strengths, patterns, coping skills, and increase confidence. I utilize multiple therapeu...

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

This is Rosa Gomez. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I was born in Colombia where I completed my bachelor Degree in Psychology before moving to the US in 2005. Being fluent in both Spanish and English allows me the to work with diverse populations. In 2012 I completed a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. I have worked for nonprofit organizations as a therapist working with children, adolescents and adults. My focus areas are: depression, anxiety, grief and loss, stress management, relationships difficulties, trauma, cultural issues....

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Moraga, California (Moraga, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT,MA,MDiv
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 26

I have been helping people heal for most of my life. As a psychotherapist, I have witnessed my clients remake themselves and perform extraordinary feats, and I have been impressed time and again by the resilience and creativity of human beings. In addition to being a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, I am also an ordained clergyperson and hospice chaplain with a Master’s of Divinity. These experiences have informed and enhanced my psychotherapeutic work treating C/PTSD, trauma, abuse, domestic violence, and grief. I see elders, adolescents, young adults, ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Moraga, California (Moraga, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS, MA, PPS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, ADHD
Years of Experience: 5

Hi there! I'm Chelsea! I'm so glad you're exploring therapy - I think everyone can benefit from processing things in life and learning more about themselves. It's important to feel comfortable and connected with your clinician, so I'd like to tell you a bit about myself to help you make an informed decision as to whether or not we'd be a good fit together! I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in California. Previously, I worked as a social worker for Child Protective Services for 9 years, supporting children and families touched by foster care a...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Moraga, California (Moraga, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I am a Marriage and Family Therapist licensed in California with over 15 years of experience working as a psychotherapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, addiction issues, and intimacy related issues. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Moraga, California (Moraga, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ph.D., LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

Feeling Crazy? Lost your peace? Struggling with thoughts and emotions? Are you having a hard time dealing with stress, relationships, and navigating through life? Sometimes life can lead us to a place where we want to “give up.” My name is Jacinta Brown-Wade, I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in the state of California with over 12 years of experience as a mental health therapist and life coach. I have extensive experience working with clients on a wide range of concerns including anxiety, depression, ADHD, low self-esteem, PTSD, abuse/ne...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Moraga, California (Moraga, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

Hi there, and welcome! I am a Marriage and Family Therapist licensed in California. I have 8 years experience in counseling individuals, families, couples, and facilitating group therapy. My experience covers a variety of issues including depression and anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, loneliness and isolation, grief and loss, issues of aging and older adulthood, and I have helped many people struggling with acute mental illness. I approach each of my clients with sincere curiosity about their life experiences and I have compassion and respect...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Moraga, California (Moraga, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Psy.D
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

Thank you for visiting my profile. I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in the state of California as well as having a Masters in Social Work . I have experience working with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems and end of life issues. My counseling style is warm, supportive, and interactive, and I consider the client/therapist relationship to be the most important element in the healing process. I believe in treating each client with respect, sensitivity, and compassion , avoiding stigmat...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Moraga, California (Moraga, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 35

Hello my name is John Alilovich. I am a Licensed Professional Therapist in California. I worked for over fifteen years for our county mental health department with children and families. I focused on areas of substance addiction, domestic violence, marriage and relationship issues, various forms of abuse, parenting issues, and LGBTQ families. I concurrently started working in my private practice where I continue seeing an array of clients going on 35 years now. My style of therapy is warm and personal. I work by getting to know you as a person since you are th...

This is Denise Knight's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Moraga, California (Moraga, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Parenting issues, Self esteem, ADHD
Years of Experience: 16

I am licensed in California with 16 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, parenting issues, & 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. 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Moraga, California (Moraga, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 24

I am licensed in California with 24 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, intimacy related issues, & depression. Working for the military since 1992, and having been in the military (way back in 88), I got a richness I didn’t expect (both because of how bad it can be, and how good it can be). I am grateful even with the ugly parts. Every moment makes us who we are. I love working with as many different cultures, beliefs, ages and oddities as I can experience. If you feel very ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Moraga, California (Moraga, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Self esteem, 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 relationship issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, career difficulties, & coping with life changes. 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. 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Moraga, California (Moraga, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

I am licensed in California with over 6 years of professional work experience. I have previously worked in community mental health settings and hospice. I have experience in helping clients coping with grief and loss, major life transitions, addiction, self esteem, domestic violence, trauma, homelessness, depression, and anxiety. I believe that everyone deserves to be treated with resect, an open mind, and compassion. I feel strongly that therapy should be tailored to fit each person's needs in respect to their desired outcomes, life experiences, and beliefs. M...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Moraga, California (Moraga, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Depression, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in California with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, depression, & coping with life changes. 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 - Moraga, California (Moraga, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Bipolar disorder
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, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, & anger management. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. My theoretical orientation can be described as eclectic, using techniques from various models of therapy as deemed appropriate with the current treatment and client. I utilize most from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) as I assist clients in exploring and expressing thoughts, feelings/emotions,...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Moraga, California (Moraga, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 10

Hello, I am licensed in California and have 10 years of professional work experience. I am experienced in helping clients who are coping with addiction, family conflicts, low motivation, self esteem, confidence, and depression. I believe in treating everyone with respect, intelligence, 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 takes courage and often leads to greater awareness and agency in our own lives. I look forward to meeting you!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Moraga, California (Moraga, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, LGBT, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am a Licensed Therapist with ten years providing clinical mental health services and psychotherapy to adults and adolescence. I am trained and experienced in supporting patients with diverse backgrounds and needs overcome challenges caused by depression, anxiety, trauma, behavioral issues, substance use and grief. I use a strengths-based and client-centered approach to support them in addressing current challenges, stressors and behavior. I encourage my patients to view therapy as a collaboration. It is a gift we give ourselves to explore, grow and improve you...

This is Mechelle Robinson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Moraga, California (Moraga, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 8

I am licensed in California with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, family conflicts, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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. 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Moraga, California (Moraga, CA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Anger management, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in California with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, anger management, and depression. 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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

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 Moraga 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 Moraga 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 Moraga or elsewhere in Contra Costa 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 Moraga 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 Moraga 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 Moraga 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 Moraga 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 Moraga, 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 Moraga, 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 94575 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 Moraga:

94556, 94575

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.