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You are about to embark on one of the most exciting adventures of your life - going to college. While the anticipation of college or university may fill you with excitement and wonder, it could also cause fear, anxiety, uncertainty, and other feelings that can be difficult to tolerate. You may be concerned about leaving home, living in a dorm, or the stress of classes and coursework.

Wherever you are located in California from Alameda to Yucaipa or even Montclair, or anywhere else nearby, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

How College Counseling Can Help

College counseling from a licensed therapist or counselor can help you sort out your complex emotions and concerns so you can move forward with more confidence and self-awareness.

Are you curious about what therapy can offer when you go away to college? Read licensed therapist Chelsea Etheridge’s personal story about going to a college counselor.

Speak With a College Counselor Today!

If you’re dealing with pre-college nerves or negative feelings concerning college, counseling can help immensely. Once you’re in college, a therapist can also help you handle the stresses of classes, peer pressure, and your growing independence. With Mental Health Match, finding a great therapist is easy! Get started by browsing below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Rafael Diaz
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Embarking on a therapeutic journey with me means embracing empathy, collaboration, and a safe space for growth, as we navigate the complexities of your inner world together.


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Embarking on a therapeutic journey with me means embracing empathy, collaboration, and a safe space for growth, as we navigate the complexities of your inner world together.

Something to know about my approach is:

I strive to create a safe and nurturing space where you can explore your thoughts, emotions, and experiences without fear of criticism or shame. Together, we will unravel the complexities of your inner world, shining a light on your strengths.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictive Behaviors
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • College Students
  • Compulsive Sexuality/Hypersexuality
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Identity
  • Latinos
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Changes
  • Men
  • Pornography
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Jacqueline Machado
Together, we will:

Talk about the hard stuff that no one has ever explored with you. It will be hard and it will not be easy. I will offer you a warm, compassionate and non-judgmental space that will help you reclaim your inner strength - No matter how hard it gets.


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Together, we will:

Talk about the hard stuff that no one has ever explored with you. It will be hard and it will not be easy. I will offer you a warm, compassionate and non-judgmental space that will help you reclaim your inner strength - No matter how hard it gets.

Something to know about my approach is:

I will guide you on a transformative journey towards self-discovery, healing and reclaiming your inner strength.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Management
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Chronic Stress
  • College Students
  • Compassion Fatigue
  • Complex Trauma
  • Complicated Grief
  • Cultural Adjustment
  • Cultural Trauma
  • Depression
  • Families
  • Family Dynamics
  • First Generation Issues
  • High-Functioning Anxiety
  • High-Functioning Depression
  • Hispanics
  • Intergenerational Trauma
  • Latinos
  • Latinx
  • Life Transitions
  • Motivation
  • Parent-Child Relationship
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Prolonged Grief Disorder
  • Relational Trauma
  • Relationship Distress
  • Relationships
  • Relationship Skills
  • Seasonal Depression
  • Secondary Trauma
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Expression
  • Self-Regulation
  • Toxic Families
  • Trauma
  • Traumatic Loss
  • Work Stress
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Alissa Young
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As a therapist who specializes in supporting those experiencing significant life transitions, I’ll work with you to reduce the anxiety and stress often associated with ‘adulting.’


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As a therapist who specializes in supporting those experiencing significant life transitions, I’ll work with you to reduce the anxiety and stress often associated with ‘adulting.’

Something to know about my approach is:

As your therapist, I will create a safe space for you to vent your frustrations, explore next steps, and create measurable therapeutic goals to track your implementation progress.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Bisexuality
  • Cultural Identity
  • Depression
  • Functional Anxiety
  • Gender Identity
  • High-Functioning Anxiety
  • High-Functioning Depression
  • Mild Depression
  • Multicultural Identity
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Racial or Ethnic Identity
  • Religious Identity
  • Seasonal Depression
  • Sexuality
  • Social Anxiety
  • Test/Performance Anxiety
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Alissa Young remote and phone therapy in California, Florida
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Trinh Reyes
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As a LCSW, I aim for us to achieve transformative insights and practical tools. Together, we'll deepen your self-understanding, develop personalized strategies, and empower you to make confident decisions to gain self-awareness and resilience.


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As a LCSW, I aim for us to achieve transformative insights and practical tools. Together, we'll deepen your self-understanding, develop personalized strategies, and empower you to make confident decisions to gain self-awareness and resilience.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use a mix of therapies like CBT, EMDR, Mindfulness, Art Therapy, Narrative Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing, all tailored to your needs. This helps us build a unique plan for your growth, healing, and transformation.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adult ADHD
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Career Counseling
  • Child or Adolescent Therapy
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Family Conflict
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Mood Disorders
  • Panic Attacks
  • Parenting
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationships
  • School Issues
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Social Anxiety
  • Spirituality
  • Trauma
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Trinh Reyes remote and phone therapy in California
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Emma Bridges
Together, we will:

conquer social anxiety, overcome performance anxiety, increase self-compassion, find fulfillment, make closer friends, unpack the impact from not-so-good parenting, build healthy relationships, set healthy boundaries, process trauma, and more.


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Together, we will:

conquer social anxiety, overcome performance anxiety, increase self-compassion, find fulfillment, make closer friends, unpack the impact from not-so-good parenting, build healthy relationships, set healthy boundaries, process trauma, and more.

Something to know about my approach is:

I start every session with a grounding exercise to help you feel more relaxed as we get started. I'm a highly structured therapist, so you don't have to worry about any awkward silences with me. My goal is to put you at ease.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxious Attachment
  • Attachment Styles
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism in Womxn or Femme Populations
  • Career Change
  • Developing Secure Attachment
  • Fears and Phobias
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • High-Functioning Depression
  • Parent-Adult Child Relationship
  • Parent-Child Relationship
  • People Pleasing
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • PTSD from Abuse
  • Relationship Trauma
  • Religious Trauma
  • Sexual Trauma
  • Social Anxiety
  • Test/Performance Anxiety
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Emma Bridges remote and phone therapy in California, Oregon