In life, you should have some sense of pride. Not so much pride that you are above everyone else, but you should feel glad for what you do. Also, you need to have some purpose in your life. Purpose is important, but if you're depressed, anxious, or going through a rough patch in life, it can be challenging. A counselor based in Richmond can help you. 

Richmond is the city of pride and purpose. If you’re looking for a sense of these two, then you can’t go wrong with a counselor in Richmond who can help you be the best person possible.

This is Sonia Blue's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, California (Richmond, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.A.,L.M.F.T.,
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Grief, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 22

Change is possible and we DO get better! I have experienced this personally and have witnessed it again and again in my 20+ years as a psychotherapist. I have been privileged to accompany countless individuals, couples and families on their journey to health and wholeness. Healing the past, relating to others with greater intimacy and authenticity, communicating more effectively and creating meaning as we grow and change are just some of the possibilities positive, compassionate and *effective therapy can offer. If your problems could be solved by good advice alo...

This is Douglas Mitchell's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, California (Richmond, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 8

Welcome! I would be honored to work with you! I am a psychotherapist (LMFT) licensed in California with my graduate degree in Expressive Arts Therapy from CIIS in San Francisco. I have many years of experience working as a counselor and life coach. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, sexuality, bipolar and ADHD. I'm sensitive to those who have suffered or experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. I'm LGBT sensitive, and culturally aware. I also work with those in kink and alternative...

This is Julie Jackson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, California (Richmond, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW, LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Our challenges can sometimes be simple, but other times, they can be like puzzles. Multiple factors and layers can play a part to produce complicated issues that are difficult to unravel. Ultimately, our mental health boils down to our world-view and how we perceive the events we experience. It’s important to remember that it’s not that our problems are unsolvable, it’s just that the solutions haven’t been identified or manifested yet. Further exploration may be needed. I am able to use a variety of treatment methods to support you in creating the life you wa...

This is Romana Cheang's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, California (Richmond, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.S., LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

Aloha! I am a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in the state of California. I was raised in Oahu, Hawaii and had been living in Southern California for the past 10 years. I completed my Master’s degree from Loma Linda University and I have over 7 years of experience working as a therapist. I have worked in community clinics, elementary & high school settings, and a residential treatment facility. I have experiences with adults, children & teens, and families. My areas of experience are: Stress & anxiety, depressive issues, parent-child relational issues, adult ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, California (Richmond, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PsyD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Therapy is a very meaningful journey of growth and healing. I hope to help you transition from living a life full of doubts to thriving with confidence, from merely coping and getting by to living each day with vigor. Drawing from an integrative approach that utilizes Cognitive-Behavioral, psychodynamic, strengths-based, mindfulness, and multicultural modalities, my approach considers the context of your specific situation and all the nuances that make you who you are. Whether you are seeking therapy to work on a specific issue or simply hope to understand your...

This is Sana Akhtar Ramay's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, California (Richmond, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 6

My name is Sana Akhtar Ramay and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I always knew I wanted to work in a helping profession. After graduating with my Bachelors in Science in Psychology with an emphasis in Biology from University of California, Davis, I started working with children diagnosed with Autism, probably the most challenging job I have had but also equally rewarding. A few months in I was promoted to a leadership position; I started to realize how natural it was for me to be successful in that field further leading me to enroll in my Master’s ...

This is Kristin McNeese's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, California (Richmond, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Hello, My name is Kristin McNeese and I am a License Clinical Social Worker. I acquired a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at California Polytechnic University Pomona. I also earned a Master of Social Work degree at Azusa Pacific University. I have been trained in various evidence based practices such as Seeking Safety, Crisis Oriented Recovery Services, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Managing and Adaptive Practices. I have experience working with a broad age range starting from age four up to mature adulthood. I offer parenting skills for ...

This is Adrina  McCarthy 's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, California (Richmond, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT 107939
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Adrina Wilson is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist providing therapeutic services to individuals, couples, children, adolescents and families. Some of her specialties include working with individuals who are seeking support with depression, anxiety, ADHD, behavioral issues, marital conflicts, trauma, parenting, family conflict, phase of life issues, LGBT issues, grief and loss, and substance use. Adrina has worked in county mental health, private agencies, and school based agencies which has included individuals from unique and diverse cultural backgrounds...

This is Stacey Sciacchitano's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, California (Richmond, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.Ed.,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

Hi. I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of California. I have been licensed since 2013 and in private practice practically since the time of licensing. I previously, and still do part-time, worked in the field of Autism assisting parents, children, and adults. I chose to do this work because ever since I had to think about what I am going to do for a career in college it was that my heart was pulled to helping people. I don’t like to see suffering. I help people access their resources and find reprieve. I believe we have to take care of ...

This is Dr. Ildiko Tabori's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, California (Richmond, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I combine a unique and specialized form of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) based on Choice Theory with a Family Systems approach to treatment. I view maladaptive behavioral patterns as a result of inadequate or dysfunctional life choices. I assist my clients in recognizing these patterns of behavior and encourage them to draw realistic and practical solutions to the things that are hindering growth and happiness through the choices they make in life. I work collaboratively with my clients using a "here and now" problem-solving technique and develop a treatment ...

This is Meredith Roudebush-Albaugh's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, California (Richmond, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 13

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

This is Faith Morgan's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, California (Richmond, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Education , MS,Mental Health
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 16

The art of taming depression, anxiety, anger and fear can be depicted on your existential canvas as you apply the strokes of new knowledge. Imagine building your new life with your own exquisite personal tools! I am a licensed psychotherapist with 16 years' experience in helping individuals shift old thought patterns into new beginnings. When you learn to recognize these thoughts, behaviors and emotions that no longer serve you, a happier and joyful you emerges from a brighter inner self. Old patterns usually stand in the way of more proactive thoughts and b...

This is Sheila Brittain's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, California (Richmond, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist offering a unique combination of professional skills, education, and knowledge, which include, mediation and small business owner/consultant. I embrace this profession with a wealth of life experiences that include over 30 years in social services. As a change agent, I create and maintain a trusting and safe space where individuals can explore a new way of being and existing. We don’t get to choose our family of origin, but we do get to choose how we are going to be in our many interactions with others. The investments...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, California (Richmond, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

Welcome and thank you for taking the first step towards change, healing, and becoming a better you. My name is Shaneeka Roberts and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of California. I have been a Social Worker for more than 15 years years and have experience working with people from diverse backgrounds. I have the most experience working with anxiety, family/relationship conflicts, life transitions, depression, substance abuse, and complex trauma/abuse. My commitment to the field of social worker is due to my personal experiences. I grew up w...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, California (Richmond, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I'm Kathie, a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California with over 4 years of clinical experience. I am an affirmative therapist that has experience working with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, communication and relationship issues, and dealing with life's transitions in the LBGTQIA+ community. I also have worked extensively with physical and emotional trauma. My style of therapy is very eclectic, which means I draw from different types of healing modalities and theories and will utilize what suits your needs. I combine mi...

This is JENNIFER DAWN's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, California (Richmond, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,PPSC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 3

It is so great you have reached out to start on the path of growth and self-improvement. Truly one of the hardest steps in this journey is reaching out for support. I’m excited to connect and discuss your needs and supports I might provide. Let me give you some of my background. I went to graduate school at UC Berkeley and graduated in 2004. I became a California Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in 2009.  I have worked with the entire spectrum of the population from children to the older adults. I have experience working with and helping people recover ...

This is Jorge Briceno's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, California (Richmond, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 8

Welcome! I am Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in California. I graduated with a Master of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology from National University in 2012, and have been in the social service field since 2010. Since that time, I have worked with a wide array of individuals spanning from a young 4 year old girl with behavioral issues to a 106 year old individual in a Memory Care unit and everything in between. While my specialty is working with adolescents and individuals struggling with substance abuse, I enjoy working with everyone, and if we'r...

This is Kelly Studer's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, California (Richmond, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

Hello and Welcome, Are you feeling stressed, tired, depleted or struggling with unwanted thoughts, emotions or behaviors? Do you have a hard time disconnecting from areas in your life causing you concern, and finding the peace and joy in everyday moments? Perhaps relationship issues have been weighing you down, leaving you to feel discontent, lonely, emotionally exhausted...or maybe there is something that you cannot seem to get past, no matter how hard you try...a new phase of life, life challenge, or significant change that seems to be taking away from y...

This is Nicole Eckhardt's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, California (Richmond, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Hello, my name is Nicole Eckhardt. I have been a California Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) since December 2019 and a National Certified Counselor (NCC) since July 2016. I graduated in May 2016 with my MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a specialization in Military Culture and Military Families from Walden University. Although I have been licensed for a year, I have been providing counseling services under supervision from 2015-2019. I’ve owned a private practice in Clovis, CA since January 2020, and have been providing Telehealth service...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Richmond, California (Richmond, CA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA ,MDiv ,ThD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 21

My name is Gregory and a I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 20 years of experience working with individuals, couples and families who struggle with depression, anxiety, mental health disorders, spiritual and faith issues, grief and loss, trauma, anger, marital issues, divorce, and substance abuse/dependence. I utilize Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to help you get to the root of your struggles, your trials, and/or your pain from the past, to bring to light the negative patterns from the past that impact the present so you can have more hope, ...

Having a hard time selecting a therapist in Richmond? (Here Is How Our Richmond Therapists Can Help)

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating, but there are simple ways to narrow down your search for the Richmond area; especially when you're having a hard time trying to find therapists accepting new clients.

First, research what type of therapy you’d like to pursue BEFORE trying to find a therapist or psychologist. Maybe that’s psychodynamic, cognitive behavior therapy, group therapy, family therapy, or couple’s counseling; just pick the Richmond therapist that is right for your needs. Next consider whether the gender of your therapist matters, the types of therapy they're most experienced with, and then finally choose a therapist located near you in the city of Richmond, or elsewhere in the Contra Costa county or state of California.


What is the cost difference between conventional therapy and working with one of our listed therapists above?

The United States has many therapists who are comfortable charging $200 or more per session, and in some instances you might find that the average price of a therapy session in Richmond, CA ranges from $85-$150.

Some therapists in the state of California will work on a sliding scale, meaning they’ll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With our therapists serving both the city of Richmond and elsewhere throughout the state of California, you can expect significantly more affordable options with sessions ranging from $40 to $70 per week (billed monthly).


Did you know our therapists are not limited to in-person visits?

Online therapists, including all those listed above (all of which are in the United States) able to work with people like you in or around Richmond offer creative forms of communication to help people like you receive the best type of treatment for your needs.

Whether that’s via sms texting with your therapist, video sessions where you see you one another and talk about your problems, live chat or phone sessions, you and your therapist will find the best way to address your mental health challenges.

So if you're dealing with things like relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy, you want to work with one of our experienced cognitive behavioral therapists (specializing in behavioral health), assistance with eating disorders, or support with other common mental health issues (like stress, anxiety, depression, grief, etc)... take a look at our available therapists above and find a therapist that is right for you.


How to know if therapy is right for you?

One of the rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is that they are listening to your feelings. Our friends and loved ones often hear us, but they may have a hard time providing objective guidance in the way a therapist can; which can be extremely valuable due to the fact that many therapists have experience helping others through similar difficult times.

A therapist wants to support you toward a healthier emotional state, no matter what you're dealing with (including behavioral health concerns, grief, anxiety, depression or stress). In addition to developing healthier emotions, another benefit of therapy is you have a safe space to discuss problems that you may be hesitant to talk about with people in your everyday life.

Many people have sensitive topics to discuss; possibly an addiction or an issue with their relationship that they’re ashamed to speak about with their friends and/or partner. A Richmond therapist can help you confront these kinds of issues and find ways to face them and heal.

With more than 109813 people in the city of Richmond, CA finding a therapist can be both costly and hard to do. Our goal with the list of therapists shown above is to get you the support you need today. If you’re looking for a nearby therapist close to 94802 or the surrounding zip codes (shown below), take a look at other available therapists in the popular nearby cities listed at the bottom of this page.

Other FAQs:

What is the difference between a therapist and a psychologist?

Both a therapist and a psychologist can help with some of the most challenging times in life. Often times, a psychologist will work along side a psychiatrist who is also a doctor in order to have medication prescribed if needed for a patient's care; but this is not always to case. At the end of the day, both mental health care professionals can provide the different types of therapy that someone needs.

So if you're looking for a professional, it's likely that one of our therapists can be of assistance and help you feel comfortable and confident with online counseling. Our counseling services will connect you with a licensed professional that is ready to work with clients like you to form a helpful therapeutic relationship.

Whether you are here looking for a a child psychologist in Richmond, couples counseling in Richmond, family conflict therapy in Richmond, or a marriage counselor open to working with individuals in you area... BetterHelp can assist you, possibly in new ways that you haven't tried using technology.

Are therapists covered by insurance?

Therapy with a clinical psychologist is often NOT covered by health insurance. While only some health plans in the USA cover counseling in Richmond, this does not have to make your search for therapists in you area a challenge. The reason is our new ways of using technology like text, video, phone, and live chat options have made it easier for therapists working with individuals like you easier and much more affordable; as described above.

With that in mind, you can feel comfortable to look at the list of available therapists on our platform ready to both help and work with clients like you; all while building a healthy therapeutic relationship designed to assist you. When it comes to working with a BetterHelp therapist on our platform, it's important to keep in mind that the services offered here normally are not covered by health insurance, Medicaid or Medicare.

Therapists... what exactly do they do?

Therapy, aka psychotherapy and/or counseling, on the BetterHelp platform is basically the process of working and meeting with a licensed clinical psychologist online. Whether you're looking for a couples counseling session, or cognitive behavioral therapy... we have counselors that are actively working with individuals like yourself and are able to work with you.

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Other zip codes that therapists in or around Richmond, California can serve:

94530, 94801, 94802, 94803, 94804, 94805, 94806, 94807, 94808, 94850