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  • 3 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • San Jose, CA

Whitney S.

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When my fiancee and I were in search of a pre-marital counselor, we didn't know what to expect. We just knew it was best practice to do pre-marital counseling, so we did. The minute we met with Kim for an intro session, she was a kind, comforting presence that was able to get both me and my partner to easily share - something rare for my partner. Throughout our time working with Kim, she helped us hone in on issues within our relationship while discovering things about ourselves - individually - that we didn't realize were negatively affecting us. What we loved most about Kim was that she didn't just talk us through every problem we were working to solve but provided us with tools that we will be able to use for years to come. In our sessions, Kim provided great counseling with a sincere intention to set our marriage off on a strong foundation of self-awareness and clear communication to build our relationship upon. Thank you, Kim, for all of your guidance and support!

Hailey H.

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Kim was everything we could have asked for and more. My fiancé and I weren't quite sure what we were looking for, we just knew we wanted to gain some useful tools to carry us through the rest of our engagement and into our marriage. What we found was Kim--an intelligent, kind, down-to-earth professional who made us feel so comfortable right away. I was a little nervous about my fiancé and how he'd react to a vulnerable situation such as pre-marital counseling...but Kim talked us through every step of the way and every question or concern either of us had was responded was perfect for us. We left feeling refreshed, prepared and honestly, even more in love. Thank you Kim, we are so grateful to have found you!

Onisha M.

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Kim was very thorough and considerate with what we desired for our wedding. When we first met, she really asked the perfect questions to help us visualize and personalize our ceremony. All along the process, Kim was easy to communicate with and responded to our emails very quickly. We couldn't of asked for a more graceful, warm and joyful person to officiate our marriage. We are so happy that Kim married us and if you choose her you will not be disappointed!

  • 7 years in business
  • Santa Clara, CA

Adam H.

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An unexpected death in the family upended a number of things in my life. I needed some guidance to get back on track to run my business and tackle the new personal challenges I was facing. I was working with another counselor for a few months but did not find much value in my sessions. My wife found Karim so I decided to try one session. Needless to say, I really enjoyed Karim's approach. Karim has acted like a guide to help me identify, process and work on my challenges. I enjoyed his help so much that I also paid to attend a couple of the workshops he hosts outside of regular hours from time to time. I highly recommend talking to Karim at least once and see how you feel. Chances are, you will want to work with him.

Atif S.

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I've been getting coaching from Karim. His way of listening and understanding my life challenges and goals is extraordinary. He provides very personal and customized approach towards life's challenges and how to overcome them.

Esrar R.

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I can say that this will be the best investment of your life. He have effected my life at so many different level. I highly recommend his service.

  • 10 years in business
  • Santa Clara, CA

Sara A.

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When I started working with Shannon I was struggling with deep unhappiness and uncertainty about my life, as well as my relationships with the people in my life. I was skeptical of talking to anyone because of several prior bad experiences with counselors and psychiatrists. But I called anyway out of desperation and I'm very glad in retrospect that I did. Shannon helped me consciously identify things that are important to me and things I wanted to change. With Shannon I learned to proactively become aware of and eliminate negative, harmful, or just plain not useful patterns of thinking and instead treat myself using positive reinforcement. These changes seems small and simple but their impact is deep. I also benefited from her wise perspective on managing relationships with others. By using what I've worked on with Shannon, I feel more clear, capable, reflective, and self-aware. This in turn has helped me focus, enjoy my work, and improve how I view my relationships with my family and coworkers. I'm all around much happier and proud of myself. In working with Shannon, I was impressed by her kindness, her breadth of understanding, her proactive approach, and her focus on ensuring her clients improve in a quantifiable, verifiable way. I would and do recommend her to anyone looking for guidance through rough times, especially if you're looking for quick and concrete practices to implement to improve your life immediately.

Elena K.

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Shannon has a rare gift as a counselor as she is able to combine good practical advice with an empathic, sensitive presence. She combines a scientific and intuitive approach in her work. Her use of metrics to provide demonstrable results provides an experimental and empirical grounding to counseling that is rarely found in the field. She has a knowledge of the lifestyle factors that lead to anxiety and depression such as diet and sleep as well as the ability to use techniques such as Internal Family Systems to work with parts of the psyche. I chose to work with Shannon at a difficult time in my life because I felt that her compassion combined with her intuitive skills would be able to help me and help me quickly. I am a therapist myself and I am very choosy in who I work with. I have also referred people to Shannon for that reason. I would definitely recommend her services.

Rob B.

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Scientifically grounded. Emotionally intelligent. Shannon helped me get unstuck. Seeing any counselor at all was a big deal for me. I had bad experiences with them in the past. Not only was she able to put me at ease, not only was her advice concrete and useful, she helped me explore my concerns in a way that was as stunning as it was fun. It was more helpful, more quickly, and more enjoyably than any other counseling experience I've ever had.

  • 15 years in business
  • Alameda, CA

Mardi W.

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Lisa's coaching is effective in so many ways -- she teaches me to let go of activities I don't truly enjoy so I have more energy for what I do enjoy. She refuses to let me stay feeling powerless or resentful. She demonstrates that when I feel good, my life goes well. It just takes way too much energy to hate my job or my life. So now I love my life, I'm in love with an amazing man (whom I never would have attracted before I started working with Lisa) and I feel closer to my friends and family than ever before. Lisa is like a best friend who really cares about me. But instead of colluding and agreeing with me, she is honest and straightforward. She challenges my negative beliefs and has amazingly helpful insights. We have a lot of laughs and we do a lot of good work together. I would advise you to call her today. DON'T DELAY!!!!

Kathy K.

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Lisa helped me uncover and take action on my life vision. Every area of my life has seen big changes in alignment with that vision. I’ve strengthened my marriage, stepped away from a 25 year career in Human Resources, built a company I’m passionate about and found balance in my life. Lisa’s approach is no nonsense and honest. She has an amazing way of keeping you focused on your dream, one step at a time … next thing you know you’re living it.

Laurie M.

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Words cannot express how very pivotal Lisa has been in both my business and in my personal life. She has insights that can only come from an old soul. Yet she helps keep everything fresh and in the moment. She helps me stay focused and unafraid of anything that comes my way. In fact I feel like I can forge ahead and stay positive and filled with enthusiasm. Outstanding clarity and always relevant and even inspired.

  • 11 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Menlo Park, CA

Coreen C.

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We decided to try Connect2 Marriage as an engagement encounter and we've loved it. We would strongly recommend them.

  • 7 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 10 hours

Tony R.

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Listen really good about our problems. And gives good advice on how to moved forward in life about our marriage.

  • 16 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Aptos, CA

Anima L.

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Illana officiated our wedding, and there is no way that our experience could have been better! The opportunity to have Illana marry us and coach us through vows beforehand was a big part of our choice to get married when we did. Illana had been working with us as a coach and counselor for a couple months before we asked her to officiate our marriage. We wanted something special and very intimate -- really, we wanted a ceremony that was deeply about us committing to one another and our lives together, rather than pomp and circumstance...or frankly a lot of people and planning. Illana was so positive and deeply excited for us, which was great because it wasn't impersonal -- by that time, she already knew our challenges and gifts as a couple, and so she was the perfect person to ask (and only one we would have asked). When the time came, we asked to be married on New Years Day -- the week BEFORE. (Yes, I'm serious). Although she planned to be out of town, Illana offered that we join her up on the coast where she was staying, where she recommended the most INCREDIBLE location. She also happened to know a fantastic female photographer who also said 'yes' to our last-minute when-inspiration-strikes wedding...! We trusted Illana to create the ceremony as she envisioned it, and anyone who knows her would trust her with the same (although my sense is she is also would have been very open to collaboration). The biggest gift was how Illana coached us in our own vows -- she had us see them in a spiritual sense, as a practice we are committing to rather than a promise that can be broken or kept. This has lent so much richness not just to the ceremony but to our lives in the weeks since. I'm HAPPY to share Illana with the world, and I've already recommended her -- and her way of looking at marriage -- to several friends. Truly a GIFT!

Micah And Monique C.

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Illana is a true blessing. My wife and I in were fortunate enough to have Illana join us in marriage in Lake Tahoe, CA. We had several meetings with Illana prior to the date, and each time she delved into the root of what marriage and togetherness meant to us. She incorporated our values, beliefs, and spirituality into the service, in a way we feel no one else could have. Illana was consistent, punctual, and professional in her planning and coordinating. She took the extra time to help us with the layout at the venue and did a wonderful job delegating at the rehearsal (which is not always an easy task, especially with young children). Illana has a constant smile, and is able communicate with people in a special way. We had so many people at our wedding that specifically complimented the ceremony. We feel this was greatly due to Illana's creativity and vision. Thank you Illana.

Hester B.

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Illana was wonderful! She listened to our requests, and wrote a ceremony that fits us perfectly! Our wedding was romantic, spiritual, and incorporated our beliefs and showcased our love for each other. Illana included our friends and family in the ceremony -- everyone played a part. It was wonderful to work with Illana! We highly recommend her as an officiant and counselor!

  • Walnut Creek, CA

Mary L.

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Dr. Lopes has been my therapist on and off over the past 5 years. She had helped me overcome my depression and anxiety, and eventually helped me through a very difficult divorce. I can truly say that with Dr. Lopes's help I have been able to turn my life around. I feel blessed to have a friend refer me to her and I do not hesitate to recommend her to others who are struggling and need unconditional support and guidance... She really cares about her clients, no exceptions.

Phil W.

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Dr Belinda Lopes PHD, MFT offers wonderful marriage and family counseling. Call her if you need help!

  • Response time: 2 hours
  • Redwood City, CA

Gigja B.

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Pastor Ama Zenya is a true blessing. She brought joy, warmth, love, happiness, and beautiful light to our wedding. We felt so secure with her as our officiant. She provided us with the comfort to be present in every moment of our ceremony and feel all the love and support that was with us to celebrate our union. She met with us several months before our wedding to get to know us, both our individual personalities and our personality as a couple. She understood well what our wishes were and tailored the ceremony perfectly to meet our needs and include family traditions. She was very responsive, patient, gentle and kind with any questions we had. She was also very active in helping with details regarding the ceremony, and was very prompt with the official paperwork, as well as helping us rehearse our vows. There aren't enough words to describe how grateful we are to have had her as our officiant. We would highly recommend Pastor Ama Zenya to other couples looking for an officiant who will work with you to create a beautiful ceremony filled with love and tailored to your relationship.

Eric L.

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Ama officiated at our wedding. She was responsive to our wishes for a non-traditional ceremony at our home. Everything went very smoothly and I recommend her for her energy and loving spirit!

Geoff H.

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She really cared about us and our marriage. Ama spent the time to understand our relationship and our goals, and created a program and service that were uniquely ours.

  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 5 min
  • San Jose, CA

Savvy V.

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I found it easy to connect to Krista and really discuss the issues I have had with some of my personal relationships. She gave me a few exercises to implement in my life that I believe are already improving my personal relationships.

James S.

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A great experience. We recommend Krista to anyone who's looking for Marriage and Family Therapy services.

  • 4 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • San Mateo, CA

Amanda G.

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I have known Melissa a long time and she is one of the best therapists that I have worked with. She is patient, understanding, and is a great listener. Melissa is highly skilled and has been able to help me work through a variety of issues. She has a clear passion for her career and truly cares about each of her clients. If you are looking for a therapist, look no further. I absolutely recommend giving her a call!

Lisa N.

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Great fit with our needs!

Thomas D.

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Robert is an excellent therapist. He is always professional and dependable. I will most definitely use his services again. I found him extremely helpful.

  • 2 years in business
  • Oakland, CA

Airial C.

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Mica worked with me when I was unsure and not able to see my way out of a tough situation. During our sessions, she brought compassion and clarity to my situation. With her help, I was able to work through my difficulties. She is a think outside of the box counselor who brought it many different kinds of resources to help me create a new strategy to move forward and leave a lot of self doubt behind.


Families of every size turn to family and marriage counseling to help sort through their usually overwhelming everyday obstacles.


I have a wide range of experience. One of the specialities I have is working with those who particularly seek to integrate their Christian faith with their therapy work.

  • 13 years in business
  • San Francisco, CA


I like to think that it's because I bring humor to my work. Humor allows us to identify difficulties or challenges apart from ourselves and have more clarity overcoming them.


I accept family court referrals and have expereince in that arena. Additionally, I accept Blue Shilld and United Healthcare Insurance


I have been providing high-quality psychotherapy and life coaching in the SF Bay Area for the past 22 years. My passion is helping people discover their capacity in solving their own problems.


Your marriage or premarital counseling experience can expand your understanding of yourself, your partner and the patterns of interaction between you. Our work together will give you tools to use these new insights to break out of ineffective, hurtful patterns, and create constructive, healing ways of restoring your intimacy and joy.


I offer one-on-one career transition/outplacement counseling including the following: * Asset analysis/career and goals assessment * Resume writing and editing * One-on-one counseling * Personal marketing strategies * Job search work flow and process training * Career and personal networking training * Communications and self-presentation evaluations and enhancement coaching (interview coaching and preparation) * Follow-up and support throughout I have spent over 15 years as a senior executive recruiter in the Silicon Valley where I have counseled and coached literally thousands of candidates and executive-level clients through their own career challenges. My own career has taken me from blue collar in the early '80s to white collar sales and consulting in the late '80s, moving into business management in the early '90s, and business ownership in the late '90s. The latter part of my career has seen me transition from sales manager to managing partner to V.P. to C.O.O, and even co-found a company and ownership, where I have been a vendor to a number of Fortune 500 companies such as Cisco, Sun Microsystems, Wells Fargo, etc. Every stage is wrought with unknown factors which can be scary, but if you replace fear and uncertainty with enthusiasm about the possibilities, times of transition can be acknowledged as the greatest opportunities for growth, and forward progress on your own career. I now work with both individuals and corporate clients alike as a career transition counselor, helping others to move in a positive direction towards the next phase of their own careers. Call me, and let's work together to prepare you for the opportunities that lay before you. Mark Fort

  • 9 years in business
  • Sausalito, CA


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