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.


Andrea Gialanella

LCSW
20 years experience
Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 20 years of experience working as therapist and family counselor. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, bullying, and peer pressure, with a special focus on social skills and academics. My counseling style friendly and encouraging. I believe that deep down, we all know what we crave and need emotionally, and my work focuses on helping others understand... Read More
Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 20 years of experience working as therapist and family counselor. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, bullying, and peer pressure, with a... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:20 years

Maryam Aziz

LCSW
11 years experience
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and I realize that seeking help may not be easy, whether you are just beginning or continuing your therapeutic journey. Nonetheless, seeking help is a powerful and courageous step to take and my goal is to provide a safe, comfortable and nonjudgmental place for you to express yourself. Throughout my clinical career, I have had the privilege of working with multiple populations from children, adolescents, adults, couples and... Read More
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and I realize that seeking help may not be easy, whether you are just beginning or continuing your therapeutic journey. Nonetheless, seeking help is a powerful and courageous step to take and my... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:11 years

Markroel Solte

LCSW94351
5 years experience
I'm a prior service combat veteran who has transitioned into the field of social work. My life experiences and desire to help others brought me into the working profession. I am currently a licensed clinical social worker and I have been managing an outpatient substance abuse facility for the last three years. My experiences included working with both adults and transitional aged youth experiencing substance abuse addictions as well as mental health issues. ... Read More
I'm a prior service combat veteran who has transitioned into the field of social work. My life experiences and desire to help others brought me into the working profession. I am currently a licensed clinical social worker and... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:5 years

Nadja Zapasov

MA,LMFT
18 years experience
Nadja Zapasov (MA, LMFT) ABOUT ME Welcome! I salute you on your choice to get help in moving forward in your life. Once you have made that decision, your own positive energy will support you and guide you to the next level. Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. Begin it now.” William Hutchison Murray The energy of one’s thoughts has the power to create an extraordinary life (or not). Directing your... Read More
Nadja Zapasov (MA, LMFT) ABOUT ME Welcome! I salute you on your choice to get help in moving forward in your life. Once you have made that decision, your own positive energy will support you and guide you to the next level. Whatever you... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:18 years

Shawnnell Pugh

LCSW,MSW,BS
13 years experience
Welcome! I am a licensed psychotherapist with 14 years plus experience providing therapy, counseling and guidance services to Individuals, Couples, Young and aging adults and families. I received my Master of Social Degree with an emphasis in Public Child Welfare from the University of Southern California in 2007. I specialize in various areas such as: Women issues, Depression, Anxiety, Anger issues, Behavioral, Addiction, Spirituality issues, Grief and Loss, Relationship Issues, Sexual/Intimacy Issues, Trauma, and... Read More
Welcome! I am a licensed psychotherapist with 14 years plus experience providing therapy, counseling and guidance services to Individuals, Couples, Young and aging adults and families. I received my Master of Social Degree with an emphasis in Public Child... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:13 years

Alfred Carter

LMFT
16 years experience
Do you want to overcome the obstacles preventing you from being your best self? My name is Alfred Renard Carter and I'm a Licensed Psychotherapist. My clinical experience and specializations are Depression, Anxiety, Stress management and relationship dynamics (couple/marriage/family). I take a strength-based approach to empower you to overcome the psychological and emotional distress you're experiencing. I'm eclectic from a theoretical standpoint. However, I lean towards Cognitive Behavioral and Humanistic Existential theories as a... Read More
Do you want to overcome the obstacles preventing you from being your best self? My name is Alfred Renard Carter and I'm a Licensed Psychotherapist. My clinical experience and specializations are Depression, Anxiety, Stress management and relationship dynamics (couple/marriage/family). I... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:16 years

Leslie Campbell

LCSW
25 years experience
I've worked as a social worker since the mid 1990s, first as an MSW degreed social worker, then as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for the past nearly 10 years. I earned my Master in Social Work from San Diego State University, and proceeded to work as a social worker with the County of San Diego in Child Welfare. Much of my tenure as a protective services worker within CPS was spent working with severely emotionally... Read More
I've worked as a social worker since the mid 1990s, first as an MSW degreed social worker, then as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for the past nearly 10 years. I earned my Master in Social Work from San Diego State... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:25 years

Celia Garcia

LMFT
4 years experience
I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I have been working with clients for the past 4 years. I have aid clients when in crisis, I provide clients with case management services when resources are needed (i.e housing, educational, financial and parenting). I help clients manage some of the daily barriers that can cause destress on a person and those around them. My sessions are usually tailored to the client and their individual needs.... Read More
I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I have been working with clients for the past 4 years. I have aid clients when in crisis, I provide clients with case management services when resources are needed (i.e housing, educational,... Read More
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  • Languages:English,Spanish
  • Experience:4 years

Dr. Sue Pollington

PhD,LCSW,LAC
33 years experience
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Work as well as a Licensed Addiction Counselor. The states I am licensed in include; Montana, Nevada, and California. I am also nationally certified in CBT, DBT, CCDC, DVC III, CJCC and am a Diplomat in Psychotherapy. I have been practicing as a clinician for 33 years. I enjoy working with clients and I look forward to client sessions. My therapy focus is client centered. I come from a perspective... Read More
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Work as well as a Licensed Addiction Counselor. The states I am licensed in include; Montana, Nevada, and California. I am also nationally certified in CBT, DBT, CCDC, DVC III, CJCC and am a... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:33 years

Bianca Martinez

MA,LMFT
3 years experience
Welcome! I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist; who received my Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Pepperdine University’s Graduate School of Education and Psychology and my Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from California State University, Northridge. I enjoy working alongside individuals, couples and families on their unique journey of self-discovery and healing. By creating a warm and non-judgmental environment, I allow clients to safely explore their innermost... Read More
Welcome! I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist; who received my Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Pepperdine University’s Graduate School of Education and Psychology and my Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:3 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.