Tracy, California Therapists

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

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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...
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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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...
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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

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...
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...
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San Ramon, California

Mary Ruth Cross is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 25 years experience in the mental health field. She is an National Board Certified Counselor and a Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor. Mary Ruth is the CEO/Owner of Treehouse...
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San Francisco, California

You know something’s not right and may be ready to make some changes or at least begin exploring what those might be. Whether is through substances, food, relationships with others, self sabotaging your dreams, you are trying to deal with your...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

California

From acceptance of the present moment, psychotherapy is a step into the unknown. For a moment, you forget what you thought you knew about yourself, life and the world, and see what emerges. The role of the therapist is that of a companion,...
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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...
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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...
Ranjan Patel
LMFT, Psy.D., CPC
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Burlingame, California

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California

I’m in love with people. My #1 passion is people. Psychotherapy is a sacred process where you trust the therapist and make a pact to enter a private world of pain. You're visiting this site and seeking help: I admire that you're acknowledging your...
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San Francisco, California

You probably just want to feel better but the path of getting there can be complicated, otherwise you'd feel better already. If only the course was clearer.  Beginning a therapy can be a bit like choosing the "red pill." If you're afraid of the...
Marcella Cox
LMFT, MS
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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...
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Pleasanton, California

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California

Kelly received a Masters of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology from Santa Clara University and is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She has worked with diverse populations throughout the bay area including children, adolescents,...
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San Mateo, California

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California

Overwhelmed with the fear of not being good enough? Worrying about how to build and maintain relationships? Feeling stuck, even though you're trying so hard to move forward? Difficulties in life are painful and frustrating. However, these...
Stan Graubart
LMFT, MA
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California

My name is Stan Graubart, and I’ve been providing individual, couples, and family counseling and therapy services for adolescents and adults for well over three decades. My role as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist is to work...
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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...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

California

What you've been dealing with lately has been causing stress, anxiety, overwhelm and depression. You're noticing how much the struggle has been affecting you. You don't want to suffer any longer. You believe therapy with the right person can help. I...
Tina Stromsted
LMFT, LPC, MA, PhD, BC-DMT, RSME/T
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San Francisco, California

Tina Stromsted, Ph.D., MFT, LPCC, BC-DMT, RSME/T is a Jungian Analyst, licensed psychotherapist, Registered Dance/Movement Therapist (BC-DMT), and a Registered Somatic/Movement Educator & Therapist (RSME/T) with a private practice and...
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Berkeley, California

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California

I realized early on that the world isn’t “made” for any one of us. We each have to create our own way of thinking and getting things done. And it is with pride and joy that I have helped countless clients do just that for well over two...
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San Francisco, California

With adults and adolescents, I find my approach to focus on empathetic, nonjudgmental listening. Therapy, at its best, is a conversation where we can work together to better understand what you need, who you are, and what has happened in your life...
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San Francisco, California

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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...
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 -...

An Overview of Mental Health in Tracy, California

Tracy, California, a city of 90,889 in the San Joaquin Valley, is a pleasant little town about halfway between San Francisco and Sacramento. It has a diverse population and is a little more affordable than the San Francisco Bay area. While there may not be much to do in the town itself, residents are a mere two hours from some of the best nature that the US has to offer including the Pacific Coast, Lake Tahoe, Yosemite and the Redwood forests.

Mental Health in Tracy

For many Californians, mental health is one of main chronic illnesses that affects their lives. While many residents in Tracy consider it to be a nice place to live, there are some specific characteristics about the town that may influence mental health in the area.

  • Crime: San Joaquin County has one of the highest rates of crime in California. Victims of crime and those who are afraid of becoming victims could benefit from speaking with a therapist.
  • Obesity: Obesity is one of the top health concerns in Tracy per a recent community health needs assessment (CHNA). Obesity may lead to a range of both mental and physical health challenges.
  • Long Commutes: Some residents make the 120+ mile roundtrip commute to San Francisco or Sacramento every day from Tracy. These long commutes can add to stress levels.
  • Substance Abuse and Addiction: The CHNA also listed substance abuse as a top health concern, particularly because the city lacks adequate treatment facilities. Mental health service could help both the addicts and their family and friends cope with the devastating effects of addiction.
  • Difficulty that Foreign-Born Residents Face in US: The 1% of residents in Tracy who were born abroad may find they need additional support to adapt to life in the US. The city’s largest immigrant groups include individuals from Mexico, India and the Philippines. As compared to other cities in the US, Tracy also has a high percentage of residents from Afghanistan.

Mental Health Resources in Tracy

California ranks fairly low on lists ranking the states’ access to mental health services. According to the California Health Resources and Services Administration, the current shortage of mental health resources is projected to get worse. By 2025, the state could lack nearly 2,000 psychiatrists. This means that the current trend of Californians not receiving the help they need could continue.

No matter what you’re facing, there are a range of counselors in the Tracy area who can help you out. The licensed family and marriage therapists, licensed clinical social workers and licensed professional clinical counselors who are available have experience in a variety of modalities as listed below.

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Dialectical behavioral therapy
  • Family systems
  • Mindfulness
  • Solution focused

These therapists can help you with stress, grief, relationship issues, family conflicts, parenting issues, intimacy-related issues, anger managements, anxiety, eating disorders, addiction, complex trauma and abuse, LGBTQ issues, spirituality, identity formation, and career difficulties. They also have experience with an array of mental illnesses such as depression and bipolar disorder.

The Challenge of Finding a Suitable Therapist in Tracy

Unfortunately, many residents in Tracy may find it challenging to access mental health services. A few of the main reasons for this difficulty are listed below.

  • Lack of care providers: The state-wide shortage in mental health services may also affect Tracy.
  • Language barriers: The 41% of Tracy residents who speak a language besides English at home may find it difficult to find a therapist who can communicate in their mother tongue. Spanish is the most common second language, and many health care providers are providing services in Spanish nowadays. However, those residents speaking an Indic language or Persian may have a harder time.
  • Cost: The 2% of residents without health insurance and the 8.4% living in poverty may find that mental health services are prohibitively expensive.

For those in Tracy facing financial difficulties, community organizations and non-profits may be able to help. To help with language barriers, therapists may be able to help arrange translation services.

Find a Therapist in Tracy

We aim to make the process of finding a qualified therapist a little easier with our online directory. The care providers included in this director can be trusted to provide exceptional care during this difficult period in your life.