Find a Therapist in California

Finding a professional therapist you can trust can be challenging. That’s why we’ve created this directory, allowing you to find and connect with California-based therapists that meet your needs. Browse our counselor directory to find licensed therapists in California.

Dabney Worth

Dabney Worth, LCSW

I have been a clinical social worker for over 30 years working with individuals, couples and families dealing with a variety of life issues including depression, anxiety, grief, loss, life and health crisis, and life transitions. My approach is warm and gentle, yet insightful and to the point. I create an inviting atmosphere where my clients feel comfortable to delve deep to bring about peace of mind and profound change. My approach incorporates Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 32 years


Arianna Helfant

Arianna Helfant, LMFT

Thank you for visiting my BetterHelp profile! I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Los Angeles, California. I provide in-person counseling at my office in Tarzana, as a counselor for the West Valley Counseling Center. I earned my undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California where I majored in Psychology and Law. I continued my education at USC and earned my Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. I have Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 7 years


Dr. Negar Nazari

Dr. Negar Nazari, Ph.D.

Contemplating therapy is a courageous first step and I admire your decision to seek help. Perhaps you have been overworked, feeling stressed, worried, and struggling to keep it all together. I will meet you as you are and create a safe space to explore your unique inner world. Together we can identify your strengths, change old patterns, increase self-compassion, strengthen coping skills, enhance relationships, and make life much more meaningful. I provide an environment that Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 8 years


Dr. Susie King

Dr. Susie King, PsyD

My name is Dr. Susie King and I’m a licensed clinical psychologist in California. I completed my bachelor’s degree at the University of California San Diego. Both my master’s and doctoral degrees were completed at California Lutheran University (please note: this program is accredited by the American Psychological Association and is based on the scientist-practitioner model. It is not a theological or religious program). I've been with BetterHelp since January 2019. My prior experience has Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 8 years


Morgan Smith

Morgan Smith, LMFT, MA, BCYC

I am a License Marriage and Family Therapist in state of California.. I work with men and women, 18 - early 40’s experiencing life transitions, anxiety, depression, relationship challenges (including family, friends partner and Self), lack of motivation and desire for personal growth. My therapy style is warm, compassionate, solutions oriented, holistic and collaborative. I integrate a variety of models of therapy throughout my work including: developmental, person-centred, strengths-based, a “here and now” approach Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 7 years


Alyson Kohl

Alyson Kohl, LMFT

I have a masters degree in clinical psychology and I have been a licensed therapist since 1996. I have extensive experience with individuals, couples and families of all types. I have experience with the gay and lesbian population as well as trauma and grief and loss. I am easy to talk to and can provide support and guidance through difficult times. I use a great deal of cognitive behavioral therapy Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 20 years


Jonathan Meza

Jonathan Meza, MS, LPCC

Hello! I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in California with over 10 years of combined unlicensed and licensed experience in the mental health field providing services for young children, adolescents, & adults. Are you dealing with depression, anxiety, trauma, grief & loss, school or work trouble? Maybe a unique challenge with a transition or goal in your life? You are not alone, and I am here for you. I’ll share with you that Read More...
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  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Experience: 4 years


Jennifer Baumgardner

Jennifer Baumgardner, LCSW

Life can be full of challenges, and there are times when working with an understanding counselor can really help you through those tough times. I want to be here to help you if you are going through one of those times right now. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in California with over 10 years of experience working as a therapist. I have worked with clients from diverse backgrounds, with a wide range Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 14 years


Gina Marquardt

Gina Marquardt, LMFT

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I earned my Masters in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University in 2011, and I have been working as a therapist since that time. I work with clients who are dealing with anxiety, depression, career concerns, substance abuse, LGBT issues, family and relationship issues, and coping with chronic illnesses. I utilize various types of therapy in my practice, such as, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 8 years


Debbie Lignell

Debbie Lignell, LMFT

Welcome! I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and I love my work. I have been in the field for over 20 years and have served in a variety of capacity's. I also teach college courses in Psychology and Early Childhood Education at a local community college. Whether you are facing challenges, or merely seeking change in your life, working with a therapist can assist you in your Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 25 years


karen rose

Karen Rose , LPCC, LMFT

My name is Karen Rose, and please let me tell you… whether you’re looking for work, considering changing careers, or simply feel you’re not getting all you can from a career you enjoy, you DESERVE a career that you’re passionate about… a career that provides meaning, value, and joy. And, I can help! Unlike most career counselors and coaches, I’m uniquely qualified and experienced, not just as a career counselor and coach, but also as a licensed psychotherapist.

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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 30 years

richard

Richard Myatt , LMFT, PhD Marriage and Family Studies, MA. Family Therapy, BA Psychology

Respect, understanding, and compassion are balanced with training and experience that will facilitate the most healing process from start to finish. We all face challenges, and have unexpected life events that have the capacity to set us back. However, twenty-four years of experience working with children and adolescents, couples in crisis, men, and those with addictions has prepared me to be uniquely qualified to help you on a new journey.

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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 30+ years

andrea

Andrea Bowes , Certified Trauma Specialist since 1991; Certified in Ericksonian Hypnosis, Certified in IADC, EMDR training, Traning in Brainspotting, Psych-K

I have extensive experience helping children, adolescents and adults navigate life transitions. My work combines cutting edge innovative techniques with a broad assortment of traditional approaches. As a certified trauma specialist I work with both acute and complex trauma issues, with the understanding that trauma truly is in the eye of the beholder.

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  • Languages: English and a little Spanish
  • Experience: 25+ years

chloe

Chloe Demisch , LCSW

Are you trying to make a change or dealing with an inevitable transition in life? My specialty is helping people work through stress, depression, relationship problems, work issues, and life transitions. Most clients who come to me find themselves overwhelmed with worry, feeling lost, shut down or burnt out.

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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 12 years

katie

Katie Cheadle , Associate Marriage and Family Therapist, BA, UC Berkeley, MA in Clinical Psychology

Following my time as a student athlete at UC Berkeley, I began a career in Human Resources. After spending time in the corporate world coaching and training Executives, I realized my deep passion for helping others. I started to notice that pressure, stress, and perpetual busyness lingers in many of our lives and people are craving ways to feel more connected and be more present.

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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 3 years

eric

Eric Buck , M.A. MFT

As a Solution-Focused therapist, my goal is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating. While we can't change difficult situations of the past, we can work together to better understand and resolve challenges in your life. By applying complementary therapy approaches and techniques, we will unearth long-standing behavior patterns or negative perceptions that may be holding you back from experiencing a more fulfilling and meaningful life.

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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 26 years

lindsay

Lindsay Goodlin , LCSW

Helping Women to Become their Best Selves: none of us wants to struggle but even with our best intentions & efforts we can find ourselves stuck, confused & in a position of self-doubt. As women, we are particularly vulnerable to blaming ourselves when things go wrong & we often feel pressure from all different directions.

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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 13 years

alethea

Alethea Gard’ner , MSW, LCSW

I encourage growth in my clients by helping to increase their awareness of how behaviors and thought patterns affect their identity, relationships, and overall sense of well being. I view the therapeutic process as one of compassionate collaboration in which clients can gain new insights, build inner strength, and create desired life changes. Together, we work to identify and understand which aspects of our existence are beyond our control. Once that foundation is establish.

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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 16 years

michelle

Michelle King , AMFT, APCC

If you want your life to change, I am here for you. Asking for help takes courage, and finding yourself here, you are already taking the first step towards a new life. I specialize in using EMDR therapy to treat trauma, whether it is severe or built up through childhood. I also specialize in addiction and mood disorders. My approach to therapy is kind and warm. I work from a humanistic perspective, meaning I treat you as a “whole person” instead of just a list of symptoms.

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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 2 years

brad

Bradley Carow , LMFT

After 25 years in the film industry as a film editor and composer, I went back to school, receiving a masters' degree in Clinical Psychology at Antioch University, Los Angeles. Following a three-year internship, I received my license as a Marriage and Family Therapist in California.

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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 6 years