Find College Therapists & Counselors in San Mateo, CA.

 

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.

Whether you are located in downtown San Mateo, the suburbs of San Mateo, other nearby places such as San Bruno, Daly City, or anywhere else in California, 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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Alex Ballan
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I use a life-recovery based model, to support an individual in reconnecting to their wellness, hopes, and dreams.


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Together, we will:

I use a life-recovery based model, to support an individual in reconnecting to their wellness, hopes, and dreams.

Something to know about my approach is:

We can try to identify how everyday losses affect you, explore and establish purpose that gets you out of bed in the morning. Ultimately, develop a tool belt of skills to help you face life’s transitions and see that healthy change is possible.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anger Management
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Career Counseling
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Conflict
  • grief
  • Internet Use
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Men's Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Oppositional and defiant behavior
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship issues
  • School issues
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Spirituality
  • Stress Management
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Alex Ballan remote and phone therapy in California
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Christina Dee
Together, we will:

Explore and release both the pain of the past and the fear of the future while strengthening the capacity to meet life’s challenges with a balanced mind and compassionate, resilient heart.


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Together, we will:

Explore and release both the pain of the past and the fear of the future while strengthening the capacity to meet life’s challenges with a balanced mind and compassionate, resilient heart.

Something to know about my approach is:

My psychotherapy practice integrates psychodynamic, existential, Jungian, trauma-informed, neuroscience, meditative-based, somatic and depth approaches to psychological growth, emotional healing, and spiritual transformation.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjusting
  • Aging and Getting Older
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Attachment Wounds
  • Bereavement
  • Career
  • Career Counseling
  • Career Transitions
  • Caregiver Stress
  • Childhood Issues
  • Codependency
  • College Students
  • Compassion Fatigue
  • Connection
  • Creative Blocks
  • Creatives
  • Depression
  • Emotional abuse
  • Emotional Intimacy
  • Emotional regulation
  • Emotional Self Sufficiency
  • Executive Coaching
  • Existential Issues
  • Families
  • Family of Origin
  • Goals/Accountability
  • grief
  • Grief counseling
  • Healing from Relationships
  • Healthcare workers
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • Immigration
  • Inner Child Work
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Adjustment
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Satisfaction and Fulfillment
  • Life Transitions
  • Loneliness
  • Meaning of Life
  • Mindfulness meditation and spirituality
  • Moving and Relocation
  • Panic
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • quarter life crisis
  • Racial justice
  • Racial Trauma
  • Racism
  • Relationship Distress
  • Relationship Exploration and Enhancement
  • Relationship Patterns
  • Secondary Trauma
  • Self care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-love
  • Social media use
  • Spiritual Exploration
  • Spiritual Trauma
  • Starting College
  • Stress Management
  • Trauma Recovery
  • Trust Issues
  • Unmet Emotional Needs
  • Vicarious Trauma
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Work stress
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Christina  Dee remote and phone therapy in California
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Carmit Zur
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Carmit is interested in getting to know and hear your experiences and help make sense of the circumstances, feelings and challenges you are going through.  In the process of therapy, we will explore the areas in your life you want to focus on.


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Together, we will:

Carmit is interested in getting to know and hear your experiences and help make sense of the circumstances, feelings and challenges you are going through.  In the process of therapy, we will explore the areas in your life you want to focus on.

Something to know about my approach is:

We are all human and at times yearn to feel heard and understood. I believe that we need to put words and find meaning to the challenges we go through in life.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Abusive Relationships
  • Adjusting
  • Aging and Getting Older
  • Aging Parents
  • Anxiety
  • Caregiver fatigue
  • Caregiver Stress
  • Caregiver support
  • Chronic stress
  • College Students
  • COVID 19 Stress and Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Domestic Violence Survivors
  • Families
  • Financial Anxiety
  • Geriatric Counselor
  • Graduate Students
  • grief
  • Illness Anxiety Disorder
  • Job related issues/stress
  • Life Transitions
  • Managing Change
  • Moving and Relocation
  • Parent-Child Relationship
  • Peer Relationships
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Racial Trauma
  • Relationship Distress
  • Relationship Exploration and Enhancement
  • Relationships
  • Sibling Relationships
  • Situational Stress
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress Management
  • Trauma
  • Trauma Related Disorders
  • War trauma
  • Women's Issues
  • Young Women
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Carmit Zur remote and phone therapy in California
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Tara Makhani
Together, we will:

Minimize barriers, accomplish your goals, and grow the insight, tools, and resilience to be able to apply your gained knowledge to any obstacles that come your way. What is often left unsaid is your step to a better life, so let's start talking.


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Together, we will:

Minimize barriers, accomplish your goals, and grow the insight, tools, and resilience to be able to apply your gained knowledge to any obstacles that come your way. What is often left unsaid is your step to a better life, so let's start talking.

Something to know about my approach is:

Each client needs a little something different, and I tailor my approach to meet your needs. I want to gain a better understanding of the person(s) across from me and help them to process what hasn't been working and get closer to what will.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Breakups
  • Chronic Illness
  • Codependency
  • College Students
  • Communication Issues
  • Dating and Romance
  • Family Conflict
  • Life Transitions
  • multicultural identity
  • Panic Attacks
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Distress
  • Relationship problems
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Social Justice
  • Stress Management
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Tara Makhani remote and phone therapy in California
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Laura Rude'
Together, we will:

Together we work to help you make changes that stick. Hypnosis is a powerful tool that will enable you to make permanent, life-enhancing changes by reaching your subconscious mind, where true and lasting change occurs.


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Picture of Laura Rude', therapist in Arizona, California, Colorado, District Of Columbia, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Vermont, Washington, Wyoming
VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

Together we work to help you make changes that stick. Hypnosis is a powerful tool that will enable you to make permanent, life-enhancing changes by reaching your subconscious mind, where true and lasting change occurs.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use a client-centered approach, understanding that each client is different. I listen and work with you in your best interest.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Cigarettes and Smoking
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Procrastination/Motivation
  • Self-Esteem
  • Test/Performance Anxiety
  • Weight Loss
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Laura Rude' remote and phone therapy in Arizona, California, Colorado, District Of Columbia, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Vermont, Washington, Wyoming