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 Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 years


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


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, parenting issues, and more. I enjoy working with Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years


Wilson Bezerra-Flanders

Wilson Bezerra-Flanders, MA, LPCC, LMHC

Hello. I am a psychotherapist in the San Francisco Bay Area. I went to Boston University for my Bachelor in Psychology Degree and to Harvard University for my graduate studies. I earned a Postgraduate Diploma at Mass. General Hospital, Dept. of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. I am licensed in several US states and I have been in the field for about 20 years. I have trained and worked in several settings, including Read More...
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  • Languages: English, Portuguese
  • Experience: 20 years


Dr. CARMEN MAJIED

Dr. CARMEN MAJIED, PsyD, LMFT

Greetings! My name is Dr. Carmen Majied and I am pleased that you've chosen to visit BetterHelp! A little about me... I come to you as a Doctor of Clinical Psychology, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist as well as a compassionate therapist with 15 years experience providing individual and couples counseling. In my work with individuals and couples who are seeking support and guidance, I assign top priority to establishing Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 17 years


Rhapsody  Flores

Rhapsody Flores, LCSW

Rhapsody Flores is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who provides client-centered therapy to adults, veterans, and families. Rhapsody has experience treating a range of issues including severe psychiatric disorders such as mood and thought disorders, anxiety, trauma, interpersonal relationship issues, and LGBTQ+. Rhapsody was born and raised in Northern California. She earned a Bachelors degree in Collaborative Health and Human Services with an emphasis in Social Work at California State University at Monterey Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 14 years


Carly Mentlik

Carly Mentlik, MA, LPCC

I've been working as counselor since 2004 and continue to be endlessly passionate about what I do! I blend my background in humanistic and existential psychology with mindfulness and other holistic practices to offer an integrative, active approach to healing. I specialize in working with people in the areas of anxiety, depression, improving relationships and dealing with issues relating to exploring career and life path opportunities. I also enjoy working with people who are seeking Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 14 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


Patricia Alvarado

Patricia Alvarado, MA, LPCC, LMHC

Hello! My name is Patricia Alvarado, but I go by "Patty". I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor licensed in the state of California as well as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor licensed in the state of New York, currently living in New York City. I gained my Master’s of Arts in Counseling from Loyola Marymount University and my Bachelor's of Arts from the University of California-Santa Barbara in Sociology and Women's Read More...
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  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Experience: 7 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 Read More...
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  • Languages: English, Armenian
  • Experience: 5 years


hilary gordon

Hilary Gordon , LCSW

My mission is to empower individuals in a time of crisis & assist them in personal growth and looking at new perspectives. I can provide a safe & nurturing virtual environment for anyone to open up & seek a better understanding of their feelings.

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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 8 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:

Geography

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.

Climate

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.

Education

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.

Income

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.