Find a Therapist near San Francisco, CA

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Find a Therapist in San Francisco with GoodTherapy

It’s normal to experience mental health issues and relationship problems. Talking to a licensed therapist can help. Therapy can teach you more about yourself and your mental health concerns in a healing way. Many therapies are evidence-based and have been proven effective.

Since 2007, GoodTherapy has helped people like you connect with ethical, compassionate counselors and therapists. The therapists listed above, who practice therapy in San Francisco, are trained to protect client confidentiality and privacy. In keeping with our high membership standards, these mental health professionals are also committed to eliminating the stigma that keeps many people from seeking help.

If you are looking for a specific type of therapist, you can search for marriage or couples counseling in San Francisco or find a child psychologist or family therapist in San Francisco. You can also connect with San Francisco therapists who specialize in treating anxiety or depression. In addition, some therapists provide group therapy, which is typically a therapist-led session with multiple people.

Beliefs about how much therapy costs may deter some people from finding a therapist. It’s a good idea to contact therapists you’re interested in and ask about insurance, sliding-scale fees, payment plans, and other options to stay within your budget.

Rest assured there are qualified therapists in San Francisco who can treat a variety of concerns, including family conflict, relationship issues, anxiety, or depression. With our directory, the right therapist is easy to find.

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Mental Health Statistics For San Francisco

In San Francisco, suicide is 8th leading cause of death. White individuals have the highest rates among any ethnic group. The average age of death for people who complete suicide is 49 years old.

Suicide and depression are common issues among San Francisco youth. Roughly one in four high schoolers experience episodes of prolonged sadness. This rate jumps to 53% for gay and lesbian students. Around 13% of high schoolers in San Francisco report having considered suicide.

Substance abuse is also a growing concern in the city. Roughly 2 out of every 5 San Franciscans report binge drinking (having 4-5 drinks on one occasion. An estimated 22,500 residents inject drugs. Half of these people are injecting heroin specifically. These statistics underscore the need for high-quality mental health services in the city.


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