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...
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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...
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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...
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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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I am a licensed Clinical Social Worker in California. I have over 20 years of experience working within Child Welfare, Adoptions, and Mental Health.
Ben Schultz
LMFT, MA
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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 -...
Patty Shirley
LMFT, LPCC 15, MA
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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...
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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Berkeley, California

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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

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I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a practice in downtown San Francisco. I have a warm, relational approach. I help individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, relationship concerns, career questions, and family of origin issues. 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...
Tomilu Stuart
LMFT, MA
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San Jose, California

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My experience in education and training is in Nursing and Psychology. I started working as a psychotherapist in 2007 as an intern. I attended JFKU and graduated in 2009. Before graduation, while still an intern I took training from the EMDR...
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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...
Leslie Baker
LMFT, MA
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Pleasanton, California

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Licensed since 1991, Leslie as a family counselor has over twenty years of experience in the field of psychotherapy. She graduated Magna cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Child Development/Family Studies from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo....
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San Jose, California

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Leslie Gunterson is a sought after financial expert and strategist who after her second divorce completely remade her life after changing her internal beliefs about her worth, health, relationships, career, and her beliefs about money. Leslie's...
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California, Nevada

My name is Laure Saint Georges Chaumet and I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California and Nevada. Since graduating from my Master's Program in 2013, I spent the last 7 years practicing in California and Nevada working closely with...
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San Francisco, California

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Stacie Daniels is a licensed doctor (MD) providing Emotional Support Animal Letters for qualified patients. Her practice is open 7 days a week from 11 am to 7 pm. Same day ESA letters can be obtained from EzCare Medical Clinic. Visit us in-person or...
Annia Raysberg
BA Psych, MA Psych, LMFT
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Oakland, California

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I am a licensed Psychotherapist (MFC 52922) in the state of California.  I work with individuals who are 18 and over in a private practice setting.  I provide therapy over video for those who are unable to meet me at my office, on a case-by-case...
Kathleen Stutz
MA, LMFT
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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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My name is Sebastian Earl and I am a licensed psychotherapist (license # MFT 40124). I work with individuals, couples and families. I aim to provide an opportunity for people to grow and heal, in a safe, supportive, non-judgmental and nurturing...
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Pleasanton, California

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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...
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San Mateo, California

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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...
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San Francisco, California

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My greatest passion is bringing healing to people who have been through traumatic/stressful experiences. I have helped clients that includes children, adults and families to help them find that health perception of themselves and strength in their...
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Oakland, California

Hello! I am a queer artist, activist and therapist. I believe deeply in healing, and my practice as a therapist is one way I use my own healing journey to inform and create space for others to explore theirs. Therapy with me will focus on continuing...

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.