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Life Bridge Coaching
from 115 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 279 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Stacy M.
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John made us feel very comfortable and welcomed to open our communication between us. I feel we accomplished more in one session because he does not restrict our time to the customary hour of other therapists. We have homework and and plan in place. We came in distant to each other and left holding hands because of John.

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Mindful Way Counseling
from 22 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
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Joseph S.
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Denise is an Amazing Therapist!! I can not thank her enough for all that she has done to help me on my healing journey. She has an incredible background for healing for individuals with PTSD, anxiety, depression, marital issues, and adverse childhood experiences. She employs a variety of therapy techniques to include psychotherapy, meditation, sand trays, and immersion therapy to unearth the core problems that we, as adults, may be facing. She is an extremely compassionate, caring and understanding person who is highly motivated and dedicated to helping others. Medicine is an Art and Denise has the Gift to Heal! If you or a loved one are facing stress or have been subject to stress or adverse situations in your past you must seek Denise for advice and help. She will not only address your current issues or problems but focus more deeply on your past. Denise has made a Difference in my Life and I am forever Thankful for all that she has done for me and my family!! Peace and Love, Dr Joseph Strauss

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  • 7 years in business
  • 86 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Michelle J.
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Awesome session! Very professional...experienced & personable therapist. Definately recommend!

Find Your Sunshine
from 12 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Vicki C.
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Wonderful therapist. Very inviting and easy to verbalize too!

  • 1 year in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Liza B.
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I was so overwhelmed when I started therapy with Sarah. She helped me sort through a lot.

  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Excellent therapist

  • 9 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Lise V.
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Mr. Tsakounis (Thom) is a skilled and caring therapist. We came to "A Quiet Journey Counseling " center for couples counseling. My husband was very reluctant at first, but quickly found Thom to be a supportive and understanding ally. Feeling like Thom "got " him, and us, allowed our work with Thom to progress quickly. As a mental health therapist myself, I have very high expectations for fellow counselors. Thom met or exceeded my expectations! He is well versed in a number of holistic, cognitive behavioral and Gestalt modalities, and a genuinely caring human being. While my husband and I have more work to do, Thom has supported us and given us new tools to communicate more effectively in our relationship. I reccommend Mr. Tsakounis whole-heartedly!

Live Fully Coaching
from 4 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Damarie T.
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Joanna was a wonderful listener and excellent person to speak with. She was there for me when I most needed her and helped me evolve as person. I have been to therapists in the past and have never felt as fulfilled as I did when I started having sessions with Joanna. A job of a good therapist is not to have their clients depend on them but to teach them how to fully function on their own and that is exactly what she did for me. She helped me to see the capabilities I hold within myself and I will forever be grateful for that.

Dr. Jen Sermoneta
from 4 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Nicholas K.
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I've trained many therapists for over 30 years, and Dr. Jen Sermoneta is a gifted and dedicated psychotherapist. She works hard to truly know and help her clients improve the quality of their inner and outer worlds through deeper self-awareness, personal empowerment, better decision making, and clearer, more direct, communications. I would refer my closest friends and relatives to her.

  • 13 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
David K.
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Amy is a very caring,positive supportive person. She is an excellent communicator with great patience. She was my life coach for about five years and helped me with my life goals and values. When I met my partner she became our couples coach. She was good at role playing and relationship skill exercises.She also was good at listening to us and not taking sides. The best thing I could say was that although I had been seeing her for years as my life coach , my girlfriend liked her from the start and always felt comfortable with her. She never felt that Amy favored me over her. This is the most compelling case I can make as to why Amy is so good and has a genuine affection for her clients. She is openly rooting for you. The things she could do better probably is true for most therapists and life or couples coaches. I felt especially as a couples coach she didn't challenge us enough or focus harder on some of the problems we were having. She did not however, attempt to do therapy which is beyond her training and was always clear and honest with us that she was a couples coach and not a couples therapist. My partner and I are still together and thanks to Amy we learned valuable communication skills and a respect for each other. I highly recommend Amy as both a life coach and a couples coach. You will always have a friend who cares about you and wants what's best for you in her.

Recovery Counseling Center
from 3 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Natalie W.
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Avi was someone who was very professional yet down to earth. I felt completely understood and valued and was also impressed with the meaningful feedback and direction which I received in therapy. After looking everywhere for a competent therapist, Avi exceeded my expectations.

Center of First Thought
from 2 reviews
  • 5 years in business
Aryka B.
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The fall of 2014 was a turning point in my life. I was experiencing a crisis in that I was turning another year older and needed to find some perspective and direction in my life. My inability to truly understand my purpose created a state of panic and anxiety and I didn't know what to do. During this time I was referred to Center of First Thought. At first I was a little apprehensive about seeing a therapist but I was immediately put at ease. My therapist, Rose Shelton and I talked about my life path. I was able to put a lot of things into perspective. I thought of her as like a coach. Thanks to Ms. Shelton I have learned to see things more clearly and a lot of my anxiety about the future has disappeared. I am still growing and learning my path but I don't know if I could have come this far if it had not been for Ms. Shelton and Center of First Thought.

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My family has only met with Dr. Stephanie a few times so far; but, she is the only therapist that has focused on the underlying issues vs the symptoms in such a short timeframe. Moreover, Dr. Stephanie is specific in the goals for each session - there is a plan, not just addressing the issue of the day. She also has fabulous active listening skills. Best of all, Dr. Stephanie is so very friendly and personable, understanding, and welcoming(even my husband was impressed by the atmosphere of her office). Every member of my family likes Dr. Stephanie! She has given us a glimmer of hope.

E-Therapy Group
from 2 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Dominika P.
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I did not get to work with Caroline because of tight finances. However, she was kind and responded back quickly. She is very professional and I'm sure she is a great therapist. I hope to work with her in the future!

Dr. Jude Black
from 1 review
  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Amanda R.
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Dr. Jude is an amazing therapist and coach. She is an extraordinary leader who exemplifies the utmost level of personal and professional ethics in her work. She has true compassion in her heart and it shows in her work and relationships. She listens, understands, reflects and always see the good in everyone and every situation. Dr. Jude takes amazing care of her clients. She is trustworthy, honest and real. Look no further in your search, Dr. Jude is the Cadillac of counselors! She is the best in the business!


I have 20 years experience delivering services to clients of all ages and symptoms. I have expertise in working with children adolescents, adults, families and couples. I have worked in Residential Treatment Centers, Out Patient Mental Health Clinics, Substance Abuse Programs, School Based Programs and have successfully run Out Patient Mental Health Clinics and Programs for 7 years.


I specialize in Marriage and Family Therapy and work with couples, and families. I also work with mothers experiencing perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. I help you and your partner: Communicate more effectively, overcome past hurts, and learn better conflict resolution skills. Now is the time to connect in more meaningful ways and to make lasting changes in your relationship!


I am a licensed professional counselor specializing in working with individuals and families that want to enrich their relationships, experience more joy, connection, and intimacy; and heal old wounds that block their ability to live fully in the present. As a parent coach, I help biological and adoptive parents create the family environment where children and parents can thrive. I coach parents on mindful parenting, positive discipline, meditation, and securing positive attachment. I offer individual and ongoing classes on these topics and others for parents, teachers and caregivers. My unique approach to counseling and therapy with adults, includes relationship work that facilitates healing of old wounds that resurface in adulthood and practical real-life skills to enhance your daily life. When working with children, I use a model that includes the family to facilitate behavioral and emotional changes, and enrich the childhood and family experience.


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Reveal your true potential. Choosing a therapist who is licensed and qualified to treat you is very important. It is critical that you feel comfortable with your therapist; confident that you have a professional on your team who understands you and your situation. Therapy can help you move forward toward healthier functioning according to the goals and objectives that you and your therapist develop together through a partnership. At PeachTherapy, we are committed to building strong therapeutic alliances with individuals and couples through the competence and devotion of our therapists.

  • 5 years in business

If you're looking for help to improve and strengthen your relationship, then you're going to want to hire a marriage and family therapist. In the family of mental health professionals, we are the relationship experts. Did you know that the quality of the working relationship you have with your therapist is strongly linked to successful therapeutic outcomes? This is why my goal is to provide every person I see with an emotionally safe space, free of judgment. You want to work with somebody who genuinely cares, who is curious and hopeful. I look forward to speaking with you.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What is a psychologist?

A psychologist is a professionally trained mental health professional who helps patients navigate challenging life situations or mental health issues. To become a psychologist you must earn a doctoral degree; qualifying degrees include a Ph.D., Psy.D. or Ed.D. To actively practice, a psychologist must be licensed in their state and maintain good standing. Psychologists are trained to administer tests that can evaluate a patient’s cognitive strength and weaknesses, intellectual skills, vocational aptitude and preference, personality characteristics, and neuropsychological functioning, explains the American Psychological Association (APA).

A psychologist meets with patients in an office and may work with a variety of methods, depending on patient need, such as cognitive, behavioral or interpersonal.  According to the APA, common reasons a person may visit a psychologist include:

  • Dealing with depression, anger or anxiety over a long period of time.
  • Help with a chronic condition that is interfering with their lives or physical health.
  • Help with grieving and other abrupt transitions.
  • Overcoming addictions.
  • Managing chronic illness.
  • Breaking old and harmful patterns of thinking or behavior.

What are the types of psychologists?

Psychologists are healthcare professionals who use scientific methods to understand the relationships between the brain, environment and behavior. Psychologists may focus on research — studying how the brain and various environments drive behaviors to better understand the issues that trouble patients and society as a whole — or they may focus on practice — interacting with people using therapeutic methods. The American Psychological Association shares some of the more prevalent types of psychologists:

  • Clinical psychologists assess and treat mental, emotional and behavioral disorders.
  • Cognitive and perceptual psychologists study human perception, thinking and memory.
  • Community psychologists work to strengthen the abilities of communities, settings, organizations and broader social systems to meet people’s needs — such as improving support for victims of natural disasters, or working to improve health policies.
  • Counseling psychologists help people understand and take action on everyday issues, career and work problems, and serious adversity.
  • Developmental psychologists study the psychological development of the human being throughout life.
  • Educational psychologists concentrate on how effective teaching and learning take place.
  • Engineering psychologists conduct research on how people work best with machines.
  • Environmental psychologists study the dynamics of how people interact with their environments.
  • Evolutionary psychologists study how evolutionary principles such as mutation, adaptation and selective fitness influence human thought, feeling and behavior.
  • Experimental psychologists study cognitive processes, comparative psychology (cross-species comparisons), and learning and conditioning.
  • Forensic psychologists apply psychological principles to legal issues.
  • Health psychologists specialize in how biological, psychological and social factors affect health and illness.
  • Industrial/organizational psychologists apply psychological principles and research methods to the workplace to improve productivity, health and the quality of work life.
  • Neuropsychologists and behavioral neuropsychologists explore the relationships between brain systems and behavior.
  • Quantitative and measurement psychologists focus on methods and techniques for designing experiments and analyzing psychological data.
  • Rehabilitation psychologists work with stroke and accident victims, people with mental disabilities, and those with developmental disabilities caused by such conditions as cerebral palsy, epilepsy and autism.
  • School psychologists assess and counsel students, consult with parents and school staff, and conduct behavioral interventions when appropriate.
  • Social psychologists study how a person’s mental life and behavior are shaped by interactions with other people.
  • Sport psychologists help athletes refine their focus on competition goals, become more motivated, and learn to deal with anxiety and fear of failure around competition.

How much do therapists cost?

If you are experiencing a challenging time, have mental health difficulties, or just want professional guidance as you move through life, a therapist can provide relief, tools and structure. The national average cost for a therapist is $80-$100 per hour, although prices may be higher or lower depending on geographic location and the experience and training of the therapist.

Psychiatrists, psychologists and licensed therapists are all health professionals who offer various modalities of therapy. Ask questions about the type of therapy they specialize in (such as cognitive or behavioral, etc.) and their area of expertise (such as grief, anxiety, body image disorders, etc.) to help you find the right fit for your needs. Therapy sessions are typically 50-60 minutes long.  The patient usually meets with the therapist in their office; sessions may also be held remotely (via Skype, etc.) or in a clinical setting. Psychologists, psychiatrists and other therapists who have earned advanced degrees will typically charge higher rates than other licensed therapists. Depending on your diagnosis, your health insurance may cover your therapy costs.

Can a clinical psychologist write prescriptions?

To be able to write a prescription, a clinical psychologist must practice in a state that permits them to do so, and must either have a master’s degree in psychopharmacology or have completed the required advanced training program. According to the American Psychological Association (APA), five states currently permit psychologists to write prescriptions: Idaho, New Mexico, Illinois, Iowa and Louisiana. Many psychologists who are not able to write prescriptions work in partnership with psychiatrists, pediatricians or primary care doctors to help their patients who need medication.

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