In-Person Therapy in San Francisco & Online Therapy in California

You deserve a stellar therapist.

When we’re hurting inside, we just can’t show up as our best selves at home or at work — even if we’ve gotten very good at hiding it. Maybe we’ve even given up hope that things can be different. 

But it doesn’t have to be that way. Therapy can help you figure out what’s getting in the way of the things you care about most, and plan your next steps for moving forward.

If you’re stuck right now, we can help.

What do Jane Fonda, Laverne Cox, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Serena Williams have in common? They’re phenomenally successful women who have spoken out about the benefits of therapy. That’s because therapy is one of the most powerful tools in the professional woman’s toolbox.

Stella Nova therapists specialize in helping women and non-binary professionals navigate all of life’s ups and downs with greater ease and confidence. 

Whether you’re looking to improve your mood, get out from underneath out-of-control stress, address trauma or loss, or work on building healthier relationships, we can pair you with a therapist who is a great match for your goals.

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Common Issues We Can Help With:

  • Stress, overwhelm, and burnout
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Issues related to sexual and gender identity
  • Confidence, self-esteem and perfectionism
  • Managing chronic pain or illness
  • Challenging relationships
  • Experiences of gender bias, racial discrimination, or systemic oppression
  • Work and career challenges
  • Healing after a painful or traumatic event

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There is no shame in needing support.

If life is hard right now and you are looking to improve your mental health, you are far from alone. In fact, one in four adults will experience a mental illness this year. That number doesn’t even include the many more people who are simply facing stress, grief, or problems in their home or personal lives. 

Honestly, who’s not feeling more stressed and burned out lately? Between work, family, relationships, money, and all that’s going on in the world around us, it just makes sense if you’re feeling overwhelmed.

There is absolutely no shame in needing support. It’s a basic fact of being human. 

Therapy is an effective and proactive way to develop new understanding, skills, and tools you can apply to your real life. You can work toward building the life that you want, and feel better in the process.

Connect with a Stella Nova Therapist Today

Our team has current availability and is looking forward to connecting with you! Check out our bios to learn more about the therapists, or schedule a free consultation to get matched with the best therapist for your needs and preferences.

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Therapy should be tailored to you.

When you first meet your Stella Nova therapist, we’ll spend some time getting to know each other. Your therapist will ask about your goals, your story, your strengths and challenges. Together, we’ll develop a plan for how we can work together. 

Great therapy isn’t one-size-fits-all. At Stella Nova, we know how important it is to connect with a therapist who is a stellar fit for your needs and preferences. 

Our therapists can work in a variety of different ways. For example, at times we might be more active and directive. At other times, we might step back and let you lead the way. And we’re always open to feedback about what works and doesn’t work for you.

We know, therapy feels kind of weird at first.

Talking to a stranger about private or painful parts of your life seems somewhere between awkward and impossible. It’s totally normal to have mixed feelings about meeting with a new therapist.

But we think you’ll find it’s worth pushing through some discomfort to get to the other side.

So consider this an invitation to get out of your comfort zone. At Stella Nova, we promise to do our best to take great care of you as you’re getting started.

Stella Nova Offers In-Person Therapy in San Francisco & Online Therapy in California

To connect with a therapist, the first step is to schedule a free, 20-minute consultation with our Intake Specialist.

She will ask a few questions to learn more about what you’re looking for, answer any questions you have about how therapy works, and help you match with a great-fit therapist who can help. There’s no obligation, and nothing to lose by reaching out.

We currently offer in-person therapy in SF, as well as online throughout California. Our Lower Pacific Heights location is accessible via public transportation, and our office continues to follow COVID-19 precautions for your safety & comfort.

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