Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Hayward, California

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

Jasmynn Smith

MA, LMFT
8 years experience
I earned my M.A. in clinical psychology with a focus in marriage and family therapy from Pepperdine University in 2012. Since then, I have worked extensively with children, adolescents, and adults. Additionally, I have worked as a Residential Assistant in a group treatment home for women with Borderline Personality Disorder and emotion regulation issues. Currently, I work as a primary therapist at an outpatient group practice in the South Bay region of Los Angeles where... Read More
I earned my M.A. in clinical psychology with a focus in marriage and family therapy from Pepperdine University in 2012. Since then, I have worked extensively with children, adolescents, and adults. Additionally, I have worked as a Residential Assistant in... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 8 years

Brigette Girardey

MA, LMFT
10 years experience
Hello! My name is Brigette and I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in East Bay, California. I have 10 years experience working with clients, providing therapeutic counseling services. I have worked with a diverse population of clients ranging from children, teens, adults, and elders. I provide services for individuals and families assisting with issues such as depression, isolation, anxiety, self esteem, trauma, loss, relationship issues, parenting issues, and more. I enjoy working with... Read More
Hello! My name is Brigette and I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in East Bay, California. I have 10 years experience working with clients, providing therapeutic counseling services. I have worked with a diverse population of clients ranging... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years

Patricia Hamilton

LMFT-S
12 years experience
Thank you for reading my profile. I am a mother, sister, daughter, wife, stepmother, mother-in-law, grandmother, divorcee, widow, and friend. I come to this work as well experienced in life as in training. I did my undergraduate work in Speech Pathology/Audiology and Psychology and my graduate degree is in Counseling Psychology, with a specialty in Marriage Family Therapy. I have additional training in Cognitive Behavior, Family Systems, Grief and Trauma, Narrative,... Read More
Thank you for reading my profile. I am a mother, sister, daughter, wife, stepmother, mother-in-law, grandmother, divorcee, widow, and friend. I come to this work as well experienced in life as in training. I did my undergraduate... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 12 years

Gina Marquardt

LMFT
8 years experience
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
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... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 8 years

Jerome Scott Jr

LMFT
16 years experience
During the past nineteen years, I have worked as an integral member of a multidisciplinary treatment team providing therapeutic intervention, case management and chemical dependency counseling for a large diverse patient population in an acute psychiatric hospital setting. As a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist, I have consistently demonstrated a high level of professionalism, therapeutic innovation and ethically responsible approach with resolving the critical issues encountered by our patients. I believe that this quote by Emmett Fox... Read More
During the past nineteen years, I have worked as an integral member of a multidisciplinary treatment team providing therapeutic intervention, case management and chemical dependency counseling for a large diverse patient population in an acute psychiatric hospital setting. As a Licensed... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 16 years

Joshua Skinner

LMFT
5 years experience
I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with experience in working with couples and individuals. I have been practicing since 2013 and am licensed in California which requires 3000 clinical hours prior to licensure, and am and now licensed in Tennessee as well. I have also been working with BetterHelp since October of 2017. I have experience working with a variety of issues but specialize in work surrounding stress and trauma. Much... Read More
I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with experience in working with couples and individuals. I have been practicing since 2013 and am licensed in California which requires 3000 clinical hours prior to licensure, and am and now... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 years

Natalie McBroom

MA, LMFT
15 years experience
I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California with over 10 years of experience working as a behavioral coach, mental health counselor, a Christian counselor, and a community psychotherapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including stress, anxiety, depression, abuse and trauma, bipolar disorders, PTSD, AD/HD, and schizophrenia. During this time, I have helped people with grief and loss issues, life transitions, relationship roles, and learning coping... Read More
I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California with over 10 years of experience working as a behavioral coach, mental health counselor, a Christian counselor, and a community psychotherapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 15 years

Anush Petrosyan

LMFT
7 years experience
I am a sex-positive therapist that has completed Gottman's Level 3 Couples Therapy training. with this training I focus on improving couple's communication, connection, and intimacy. I have a minor in sex therapy and am very comfortable discussing and working through sexual trauma and issues. I am kink-friendly, poly-friendly and take an non-judgmental, education approach to therapy. I have knowledge and experience with individuals in alternative lifestyles, and ethically non-monogamous relationships. I am also available to... Read More
I am a sex-positive therapist that has completed Gottman's Level 3 Couples Therapy training. with this training I focus on improving couple's communication, connection, and intimacy. I have a minor in sex therapy and am very comfortable discussing and working... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 7 years

Arthur Belmont

LMFT, CADC-CAS
23 years experience
I believe that changing the way we THINK about something, changes how we FEEL. Since there is always more than one way to think about something, how we feel about Self, Relationships and Life Circumstances is completely within our control. I am a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT) and Certified Addiction Treatment Counselor (CATC) who has been practicing Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy since 1994 working with individuals, youth and families in a wide variety of settings... Read More
I believe that changing the way we THINK about something, changes how we FEEL. Since there is always more than one way to think about something, how we feel about Self, Relationships and Life Circumstances is completely within our... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 23 years

Tim Leslie

LMFT
9 years experience
I received my M.A. in Clinical Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy Specialization in 2011. Since then, I have worked with children and adults both individually as well as with couples and families in Residential, Intensive Outpatient and Outpatient settings. I tailor my approach to what would be best for the client needs at the time. As a result, I have experience providing both brief and more solution focused therapy as well as therapy geared towards... Read More
I received my M.A. in Clinical Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy Specialization in 2011. Since then, I have worked with children and adults both individually as well as with couples and families in Residential, Intensive Outpatient and Outpatient settings. I... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 9 years

Overview of Mental health Resources in Hayward, California

Hayward, California may not be the most well-known city in California, but it is one where many individuals are proud to call home. This city is located in Almeda, County and is part of the San Francisco Bay Area.  The city is currently home to more than 150,000 people who are happy to call this growing city home.

While there are many reasons why so many people choose to live in Hayward, those who call this city home are no strangers to certain challenges, including issues with divorce. Much like the rest of the state of California, Hayward experiences higher divorce rates than the rest of the country—this is not only an issue that is heartbreaking to many families, but it is one that can come with a number of other personal challenges as well.

Divorce can often trigger a number of different mental health concerns, including anxiety and depression—which are among the most common.  Fortunately, approximately 32 percent of Americans are seeking professional counseling for mental health issues such as this.  Professional mental health counseling can be of great assistance to anyone who is going through this type of life trauma.

It is so important that anyone going through this type of trauma seeks professional counseling because divorce can not only come with a great deal of stress, but divorce can have a serious impact on an individual’s mental well-being and can even cause physical side effects and impact the organs and systems in the body.

This is why professional counseling is so imperative as it can help any person going through divorce get the tools that they need in order to learn to cope with this type of stress so that it doesn’t turn into something even more serious.

Another important thing to remember is that individuals who have gone through the stressors of divorce and the hardship that come with it are more likely to suffer from depression.  Depression can be completely new and onset by the divorce, or divorce and the changes that come with it can reignite an ongoing clinical issue with depression.  Either way, depression is extremely serious and something that should not be taken lightly.

As anyone who has dealt with depression before can attest to, depression can not only make everyday simple activities extremely difficult, but it can also increase a person’s chances of committing suicide.  This is why it is essential for any person suffering from depression, no matter what the root of the issue is, to make sure that they get help right away.

Fortunately, our online directory of therapists can help.  Our online therapist listing can help you find a local Hayward counselor that can help you with your concerns.  While many people in the area visit a therapist for couples counseling regarding a divorce, or for individual treatment for something serious like depression—there are therapists available that can help with virtually any mental health concern you may have.

The right professional can help you with addiction, eating disorders, anxiety, insomnia or just provide the ongoing support you need to deal with the stressor of life.  No matter what you are looking for—there is a therapist that is trained to help you in Hayward, and we can make sure you find that therapist quickly and easily.

As you start to use our Hayward, California area directory, there are a few things that you should be on the lookout for as you search for your ideal counselor.  This includes the following:

  • Whether or not you feel you need to see a specialist.
  • Whether you are more comfortable with a male or female therapist.
  • Whether or not your insurance covers the therapist you are interest in.
  • Whether or not this therapist is in a convenient location for you and whether or not distance matters when it comes to choosing a therapist.
  • Whether or not you want to be prescribed medication.
  • Whether you are looking for a long-term ongoing relationship with a therapist or if you are more interested in an immediate “cure.”

We want to make sure that you keep these key points in the back of your mind as you look through our directory. There are a lot of great therapists in Hayward, and keeping these things in mind can help you make sure that you can easily filter through these therapists and find one that will work for you.

No matter what concern brought you to the idea of wanting to see a mental health professional, we are here to help make sure you find the right expert for the job.  Everyone deserves to get treated, and we can make sure you are one step closer to getting the help you need.