Fremont, California Therapists

Find a therapist in Fremont, California  that meets your needs. Browse our comprehensive list of affordable and licensed therapists in Fremont, to find a professional specializing in counseling people with stress, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, grief and more.

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Jacob Donnelly
LCSW, MSW
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Berkeley, California

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California

Whether you want to get support around new changes in your life that are causing you pain and worry, or work through problems that have been with you for years, my goal is to help you feel relief, feel empowered, and adjust to the things that are...
David Kest
LMFT, MA
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San Francisco, California

Teletherapy for Clients In:

California

Hello there. I welcome you to my practice learning relationship skills and emotional intelligence. Through dialogue skills , mindfulness and somatic awareness we can all improve our Emotional Connections with others and feel more comfortable within...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

California

I am a licensed psychotherapist and certified hypnotherapist with 20+ years of experience in the mental health field. I work with women who experience anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress, grief and loss, relationship challenges, and a host of...
Annia Raysberg
BA Psych, MA Psych, LMFT
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Oakland, California

Teletherapy for Clients In:

California

I am a licensed Psychotherapist (MFC 52922) in the state of California.  I work with individuals who are 18 and over in a private practice setting.  I provide therapy over video for those who are unable to meet me at my office, on a case-by-case...
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Oakland, California

Hello! I am a queer artist, activist and therapist. I believe deeply in healing, and my practice as a therapist is one way I use my own healing journey to inform and create space for others to explore theirs. Therapy with me will focus on continuing...
Iris Cohen
MFT, EFT
In-Person Sessions:

Los Altos, California

Coming from another country, I am very aware of sensitive issues related to cultural differences. Therefore, I incorporate an open-minded approach when working with couples, parents and children's relationship issues, low self-esteem, anxiety, and...
Patty Shirley
LMFT, LPCC 15, MA
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Danville, California

Teletherapy for Clients In:

California

Patty Shirley - East Bay Christian Counseling Feeling worried, anxious, sad, angry or frustrated? Having relationship and communication issues? I am a LMFT and a Registered Addiction Specialist. Areas of treatment include substance / alcohol /pill...
Michael Simon
LMFT, MS, MA
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Oakland, California

Teletherapy for Clients In:

California, Louisiana

Michael has been in private practice for the last 24 years, primarily in Oakland, California. He works from a cognitive-interpersonal perspective, utilizing the insights and empirical research based in Control-Mastery theory, along with the...
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San Francisco, California

Teletherapy for Clients In:

California

Stacie Daniels is a licensed doctor (MD) providing Emotional Support Animal Letters for qualified patients. Her practice is open 7 days a week from 11 am to 7 pm. Same day ESA letters can be obtained from EzCare Medical Clinic. Visit us in-person or...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

California

Helping You Become Your Best Self: 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. We are vulnerable to blaming ourselves when things go wrong...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

California

Stress and burnout are problems we all face in one form or another. Individuals and couples come to Therapy For Real Life to overcome burnout in their career, relationships or life more generally -- to create a life of connection and balance. Please...
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Hayward, California

As I reflect on my professional experience for the past twenty two years working in the clinical field, several insights emerge for me. After many clinical hours with clients, I have acquired a plethora of experience with varied populations. For...
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San Jose, California

Teletherapy for Clients In:

California

I have had a private practice located in the South Bay Area since 1997, where I see individuals, couples and families. Over the years I worked with hundreds of kids and families in various communities of the San Jose area. My work began with highly...
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San Francisco, California

Teletherapy for Clients In:

California

You try to have everything in your life go a certain way. You feel out of control and get upset when things do not work out. Every time you try to complete a project or organize your life, something goes awry. People tell you to relax and everything...
Dorothy Kaufmann
LMFT, Ph.D
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Oakland, California

I am an older therapist engaged in my second career. In my previous life in higher education (PhD, Columbia University), I taught and wrote in the humanities, which I see as informing my present vocation. I grew up in Queens, New York in a family of...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

California

My name is Sebastian Earl and I am a licensed psychotherapist (license # MFT 40124). I work with individuals, couples and families. I aim to provide an opportunity for people to grow and heal, in a safe, supportive, non-judgmental and nurturing...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

California

Therapy is an unfolding of where you are in your life, how you see or understand yourself and what your needs are. The outcome pf therapy is usually greater self-knowledge, a re-integration of de-pressed thoughts, emotions, and beliefs and a new...
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Pleasanton, California

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California

Megan received her a Master of Science degree in Marriage and Family Counseling from Sacramento State University, Ca. and is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She brings ten years of experience working with individuals and families of...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

California

My name is Meenal Chaudhari. I have completed a MA in Counseling Psychology from Holistic Studies department, JFKU. This was my second masters. Prior to that I did a MA in Clinical Psychology from India and worked as a psychotherapist in India for...
Ben Schultz
LMFT, MA
Teletherapy for Clients In:

California

I believe everyone is the expert on their own life. Considering no one has actually lived one second as you, the simple truth that you know more about you than anyone possibly could is something I value. This means I don't pretend I am your expert -...
Deborah Simmons
LMFT, PhD
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Burlingame, California

Primrose Healing and Wellness is a center that takes a very holistic approach to healing. It is a center staffed with trained and experienced professionals who share a common belief that every individual is unique and treatment for every person...
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Pleasanton, California

Teletherapy for Clients In:

California

I am a licensed psychotherapist that works with clients on various life situations and struggles. I work with individuals, couples and families. I have an eclectic practice because every client is unique and needs their treatment plan tailored to...
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Santa Cruz, California

Teletherapy for Clients In:

California

Shine a Light Counseling Center offers quality psychotherapy to adults, children, teens, couples and families. We accept payment on a sliding scale and through Medi-Cal insurance. Director, Tim Hartnett, LMFT, supervises our diverse staff. We can...
Marcella Cox
LMFT, MS
Teletherapy for Clients In:

California

Marcella Cox is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in treating eating disorders in the San Francisco Bay Area and is the Founder and Clinical Director of Kindful Body. Kindful Body provides in-person and online counseling in...

Guide to Mental Health Issues and Finding Mental Health Counselors in Fremont, California

True to the general culture of southern California, Fremont is one city that tends to favor certain groups of people with certain lifestyles, while alienating different kinds of groups with different lifestyles. While this is not necessarily noticeable on the surface, there are certain aspects of Fremont that can cause mental health problems for certain individuals. These aspects, while some would see as negligible and not directly contributing to the poor mental health of its citizens, can be very dangerous, creating a “slow burn” effect if not addressed swiftly.

Fremont appears very “perfect” on the surface. The crime rate is low, the neighborhoods are not dangerous, and divorce, homicide, and suicide rates are at the national average or lower. Many of the aspects Fremont that could trouble a person appear shallow and almost negligible compared to the aspects of any other city. However, they should be taken just as seriously. If they are not taken seriously, they can and will affect a person more and more until they develop a serious mental health issue.

This is what is called a “slow burn” effect. It revolves around denial and neglect that there could be a problem with something that you know could be a problem. By the time the thing is addressed, it becomes a much bigger issue than it was earlier. The only way the slow burn can be avoided is by treating the small and “negligible” problem as if it was a major problem. While this does not necessarily dictate spending a significant amount of time, money, or energy, it does mean that something that is believed as negligible should be taken one ounce more seriously than usual.

With, it is now time to explore some aspects of Fremont that could affect mental health, even though they would traditionally not be considered something that warrants seeing a counselor or other kind of mental health specialist.

Massive pressure to succeed

Fremont is close to Silicon Valley, which is home to a culture that revolves around disciplines that require a deep knowledge of mathematics, science, and other kinds of technical information. Even more troubling, the top employers in Fremont are all in some form outsourced from the organizations located in Silicon Valley. Virtually all of the highest paying jobs in the city are going to involve a discipline similar to the disciplines that allow somebody to succeed in Silicon Valley.

Why is this important? This is important because having a high income is absolutely necessary to live somewhat comfortably in Fremont. The average rent rate for a studio apartment that is less than 500 square feet, is a staggering $1800. And this is only for a studio apartment. Be prepared to pay much more if you wish to rent a larger apartment.

Combined with other kinds of expenses, living comfortably in Fremont will easily require an income of well over $40000 per year, which is well above the national average. When compounded with the fact that jobs that pay this high will require advanced skills, the pressure can feel insurmountable at times.

Ours is a culture that preaches that pressure is something to be neglected. This cannot be further from the truth. When somebody is under too much pressure, they can feel paralyzed. This is when it is necessary to see a mental health professional. Even being under the smallest inkling of pressure can lead to serious mental health issues later down the road.

Finding a Therapist

The counselors listed in this directory page are some of the best in the city. If you are struggling with any given mental health issue, even mental issues that are different from the ones that have been discussed in this article, do not hesitate to schedule a session with one of them.