Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in San Jose, California

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

Dr. Michael Damian

Dr. Michael Damian, PhD,

LIFE-CHANGING, SUPPORTIVE PSYCHOTHERAPY FOR YOUNG ADULTS & MIDLIFE Hi, I'm Dr. Michael Damian. I hold a PhD in clinical psychology and maintain a private practice in California. I would be deeply honored to assist you in your journey, if you feel moved to work with me. I specialize in helping *young adults* and *midlife adults* live their best life and become who they truly are. My approach is very solution-focused while also helping you to understand your mind and relat Read More...
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  • Languages: English,
  • Experience: 5 years

Dr. Elizabeth Kane

Dr. Elizabeth Kane, PhD, LMFT,

Seeking additional support for areas in our lives that are in need of attention is a wonderful way to focus on personal growth! I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of CA. With over 13 years of educational experience in the field of counseling psychology including an earned Doctoral degree in Psychology as well as over 10 years in clinical practice, I blend both my research and clinical skills to offer a counseling style approach Read More...
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  • Languages: English,
  • Experience: 11 years

Dr. Ethan Bregman

Dr. Ethan Bregman, Ph.D.,

My name is Dr. Ethan Bregman and as a clinical psychologist, I have counseled adults in many areas of life difficulties. I utilize several strategies including but not limited to Mindfulness, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Supportive Models and Brief Solution Focused. I work with individuals who struggle with depression and anxiety as well as adjustment to life circumstances and challenges. My counseling style is interactive and non-judgme Read More...
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  • Languages: English,
  • Experience: 12 years

Brigette Girardey

Brigette Girardey, MA, LMFT,

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, pare Read More...
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  • Languages: English,
  • Experience: 10 years

Beth Deja

Beth Deja, LCSW,

People come to therapy for a variety of reasons. Sometimes you are in crisis mode, and sometimes you just need someone to talk to for support. My goal is to help you manage distress, as well as help you determine where your issue comes from in the first place. Originally from Michigan, I gave up cold winters for the palm trees of sunny San Diego. I am empathetic, nonjudgmental, and authentic with a good sense of humor. I have over ten years of experience providing mental he Read More...
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  • Languages: English,
  • Experience: 10 years

Emily Vierra

Emily Vierra, LMFT,

Welcome! My name is Emily Vierra and I'm a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California. Many of us experience difficulties at different points in our lives and need help to overcome these obstacles. It takes courage to ask for help and I commend you for reaching out. Many of us need a safe place to share our feelings and I am here to help you talk openly without judgment. I approach therapy with respect, compassion, and empathy. I will work co Read More...
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  • Languages: English,
  • Experience: 13 years

Cait Glenn

Cait Glenn, LCSW,

Many people seek therapy to make improvements in their lives. My goal is to help you identify and conquer what you feel is holding you back. Working together, I can guide you to move forward through roadblocks and reclaim what you truly want in your life. I am experienced in working with adults and older adults. My specialties include, Stress and Anxiety Management, Life Transitions, Relationship Improvement, Grief/Loss, Cancer and Chronic Read More...
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  • Languages: English,
  • Experience: 7 years

Dr. Raisa Garcia

Dr. Raisa Garcia, PhD,

Hello! I know you're curious and also would probably appreciate a "snapshot" as you browse through BetterHelp, so here's my quick summary: EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND: I'm a licensed clinical psychologist from the Bay Area of California. I went to undergraduate school in San Jose State University for psychology/behavioral sciences with a minor in radio-television-film. I then went to the California School of Professional Psy Read More...
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  • Languages: English,
  • Experience: 6 years

Wendy Skillern

Wendy Skillern, LCSW,

Thank you for visiting my profile! Life can be very stressful and overwhelming at times. I will work collaboratively with you to help you you get relief from depression, anxiety, relationship or family issues, recent or past traumas, or particularly difficult life transitions. My approach is strengths-based, using solution-focused techniques such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT); Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT Read More...
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  • Languages: English,
  • Experience: 10 years

Rebecca Tekeian

Rebecca Tekeian, MA, LPCC,

Hello, my name is Rebecca! I am so glad that you have found time to read my page. Receiving counseling services myself in the past, I know how important it is to choose the right counselor, the right therapist. It is important to know their values and to become familiar with how they work. As a counselor, it is important to identify the tools needed to address each individual and the issues that they face in that given moment. It is important to ack Read More...
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  • Languages: English, Armenian,
  • Experience: 5 years

Mental Health in San Jose, California

Mental health is a problem that has been steadily on the rise throughout the world. Even in America, this is an ever-troubling issue that needs an immediate remedy. This is especially true for the bigger cities. In big cities, life is tough, and the day-to-day load of tasks can stress out even the calmest of minds.

Numerous mental health care institutions and professionals operate currently. However, people often tend to avoid going to them. The reason is that they don’t want to accept the fact that they have a mental health related problem.

San Jose, California, is among the cities that too have residents affected by mental health. However, as per records of the Santa Clara County, the percentage of the population that suffers from depression or mental health issues is 15%. Even though the reason for depression is not clear, there are numerous reasons why the number is higher than the average 12% in the United States. This can be because of its location, fewer job opportunities or even the weather.

Things that Affect the Mental Health of the Residents

When it comes to San Jose, several factors can affect the mental health of its residents. Certain things aggravate the mental health of the people who live in this city, such as:


San Jose is located on the west coast and is the 10th largest city in the USA by population. The rolling hills surround the city in Silicon Valley. Hence, the city is the center stage as one of the technological hubs of the world.


The climate of San Jose is something that makes it quite good for its residents. With mild to warm summers and cool winters, there is no better weather a person would ask for in a city.


As per the US census bureau, almost 83% of the population over the age of 25 completes their high school education. Moreover, 40% of them have bachelor’s and higher degrees.


The median household income as per the US census bureau is $90,000 and per capita income being $37,000.

Mental Health Statistics

The percentage of adults aged 18 and over in California with serious psychological distress is 3.6%, within the last 30 days. Data for the city of San Jose shows that 15% of the population suffers from some form of depression.

Mental Health Resources

There are several institutions working to help the people of San Jose with their mental health issues. From hospitals, clinics to non-profit mental health care centers, there are numerous support centers operating in the city.

The Challenge of Finding a Suitable Professional Therapist

If you or your loved one is suffering from any form of mental health problem then you need not worry, as there are professionals who can help you out. By looking at the profiles of these therapists, including in the directory above, you can learn about their specialties. Moreover, you can find out if they can help you or your loved one in handling any of their mental health problems.