Sacramento, California Therapists

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

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California, Washington, D.C.

Tired of feeling stressed, overwhelmed, or stuck in life? Are you going through your days on autopilot, with no clear direction on where you’re going? Or even if you do know what you want, are you feeling helpless or hopeless about things getting...
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Stockton, California

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My name is Iyabo Adediran and I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) in the state of California. I have worked in various capacities in the mental health field for over 16 years and have spent the last 8 years of my career providing...
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I am a licensed Clinical Social Worker in California. I have over 20 years of experience working within Child Welfare, Adoptions, and Mental Health.
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Davis, California

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I have had a State Licensed Private Practice for 27 years. Many of my concentrations are listed above. In addition I work a lot with Anger Mgt. , family reunification, communication, executive functioning , corperate coaching for executives and...
Patty Shirley
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Danville, California

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Patty Shirley - East Bay Christian Counseling Feeling worried, anxious, sad, angry or frustrated? Having relationship and communication issues? I am a LMFT and a Registered Addiction Specialist. Areas of treatment include substance / alcohol /pill...
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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...
Eve Austin
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Folsom, California

Eve Austin is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT #108022). Before beginning her journey as a counselor, she enjoyed 20 years living overseas with her family. During that time, she was a mom, missionary, educator and entrepreneur.  She...
Dooba Eibensteiner
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Woodland, California

Personal, practical, Biblical counsel for Christians and non-Christians. I provide a safe, therapeutic environment where you can come as you are. My deepest desire, as a pastor, is to see people walking in step with God's desire for their life. I...
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Brentwood, California

Kristin M. Palmer is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in Emotionally Focused Therapy for individuals, couples and familys.  As a graduate of Phillips Graduate Institute, and with over 15 years experience, she...
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California, Texas

Hello! My name is Sonia Trefflich. I’m a Bilingual Spanish speaking, Licensed Clinical Social Worker. My passion is working with others, especially those who feel damaged and stuck with their pain from past experiences. Furthermore, I have worked...
Kathleen Stutz
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Fairfield, California

I work with a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues providing services that span from therapy for depression, anxiety, and grief counseling to parenting support, couples counseling and beyond. I provide services to individuals, families,...
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Roseville, California

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Terryann’s interest in eating disorders began early in graduate school and continued after interning at a private practice specializing in psychological assessments for bariatric surgery. In 2006 she completed the JFKU Eating Disorder Certificate...
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Walnut Creek, California

I encourage growth in my clients by helping to increase their awareness of how behaviors and thought patterns affect their identity, relationships, and overall sense of well being. I view the therapeutic process as one of compassionate collaboration...

An Overview of Mental Health in Sacramento, California

Sacramento is the sixth largest city in the state of California with an estimated population of 501,334 in 2018. As the state capital, Sacramento is the political center of California which includes the legislature, Governor, and Supreme Court. The diversity of the Sacramento metro area’s nearly 2.5 million residents has made it a culturally and economically important region of the state.

The effects of the 2008 global financial crisis, in which Sacramento was hit very hard, is still felt in the city and surrounding areas. Sacramento has been experiencing an economic recovery, but it is not fully back to pre-financial crisis levels and the residents are struggling to find jobs of the same quality and pay as they previously had. These economic concerns can have a significant impact on the mental health of residents.

Limited Resources

Few areas of the country were hit as hard by the latest recession as was Sacramento. Job losses and the real estate bubble took hold of the city and its residents have needed support to improve conditions. Many residents are essentially starting their careers over and the lack of full-time work is a problem. This can also lead to mental health issues as people deal with outside pressures of paying bills and staving off homelessness.

The state of California has been pinpointed for having a shortage of mental health professionals and this is concerning, especially for regions where residents are especially prone to dealing with such issues. The unfortunate part is that this disparity is expected to widen in the future. Sacramento County, in particular, is an area with very high rates of emergency room visits and hospitalizations for mental health and substance abuse issues. This is likely due, in part, to the lack of other facilities that people with these issues can go to.

With Sacramento being the capital of California, it plays an important role in addressing this concerning trend in the limited mental health resources. The ability to connect with licensed therapists and mental health professionals is important for residents to ensure a stronger future for the city.

Whether you are suffering from financial stress, family problems, depression, or another condition that is having a negative impact on your ability to live a full life, you may find it helpful to reach out for assistance. We can help you search for therapists and mental health professionals in the Sacramento area. The professionals from our directory can work around your schedule.

It might take some time to recognize that you require the help of a professional, but when you are ready to take the next step and find a therapist in Sacramento, we can help make the search process as easy as possible.

Where to Start Your Search

At the beginning of your search, it is a good idea to spend a few moments taking stock of your reasons for seeking treatment and what type of environment might be best-suited to your communication style. After all, the better the process is tailored to your own specific needs, the more you will be able to get out of it. Some of the questions that you can start with are:

  • What are you hoping to gain from going through the therapeutic process?
  • How long are you able to dedicate to meeting with a professional?
  • Does it matter to you whether the therapist is a man or a woman?
  • Are you suffering from an issue that is best addressed by a specialist in that area? (For example, if you are struggling with an eating disorder)

These questions can be a good starting point from where you can narrow down your search for the right fit for you. Being able to communicate your needs and requirements is an important part of ensuring that the treatment that you receive is effective.

Health Insurance Coverage

If you have health insurance, it is a good idea to give your provider a call and find out what if any treatments they may cover under mental health services. If your plan includes these services, you may be required to choose a therapist that is in their network of professionals.

How Can Help You Connect with a Sacramento Mental Health Professional

Our site can help in your search for the right Sacramento-based therapist or mental health professional that provides the services you need. On our site, you can browse detailed profiles and bios to compare. It is a good idea to contact a short list of the ones you think may be a good fit and ask additional questions.

Finding a reliable professional that you can go to in times of need is a wonderful tool you can use to help navigate the complexities of life.