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If you live on the west coast in cities like California, San Francisco, Oakland, Los Angeles, and San Diego, finding a great therapist isn't too hard to do! But finding the time to get counseling can be quite the challenge.

You know how long it takes to drive anywhere on the I-405! With bumper to bumper traffic, rush hour, and tourists, it can take you hours to get to a therapy appointment. Synergy eTherapy in the state of California has solved this problem!

You can receive personalized and professional online mental health counseling from the comfort of your home, office, or even the beach!

In today’s world of technology, accessing healthcare is easier than ever. Mental health services should be convenient to access on your own time. You are busy. It’s important to find a therapist who’s style is a good match for your personality. You need a therapist who gets you are, how you learn, and your unique lifestyle. At Synergy eTherapy, we understand what it takes to make a connection with a therapist online.  Online therapy (otherwise known as eTherapy/tele-mental health therapy) at Synergy eTherapy may be the mental health support you’ve been looking for.

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Online Counseling Is A West Coast Phenomenon!

Online counseling or etherapy services are becoming more popular, especially on the coasts. It is the same high-quality mental health care that you are used to, without the hassle of going to a counseling office. During online therapy you (and your children, or your partner/spouse) and your therapist login to a secure website and use video chat to have a counseling session. So, finding time to focus on you or your relationships is easier than ever before.

How Online Therapy Works In California

One thing people might not know about online therapy is that you have to see a counselor who has a license to practice therapy in the state you live in. For example, if you live in California, whether up in the wine country or down near the sandy beaches, you need to see a therapist who has a California clinical therapy license. So, at Synergy eTherapy, we have therapists who practice in California and are comfortable seeing patients online.  So, wherever you are in California, our therapists can help.  In fact, your assigned therapist can even offer counseling services as you travel throughout the state. So, if you live in the San Francisco Bay Area but have a business trip in Napa, you can still attend your counseling session online even during that trip.

Online Therapy Has Many Benefits

Convenience: Online Counseling Saves You and Your Family Precious Time

Californians are busy people! With work, school, family life, and extracurricular activities, it is hard to find the time to focus on your mental health. But, now you can. Our patients enjoy using our secure video platform right on their phone, computer, or tablet to see a therapist online. This allows them to have a therapy session where they are comfortable.  So, therapy appointments can fit into your busy day. Because, you only need a few minutes to log in to your computer. Thus, eleminating your commute to and from a traditional mental health office.

Online Therapy Gives You Options

Maybe you have been struggling with your past, or you have a teenager who is acting our and harming themselves. Or, you are trying to rebuild your relationship with a loved one. It is important to see a therapist who understands complicated life situations and has been trained to treat mental health concerns such as anxiety, depression, and disorders. At Synergy eTherapy, our California therapists have decades of real-world experience. Online therapy is an investment. So, you want to see a therapist you enjoy talking to. And you need to see someone who you trust to help you with the specific mental health concerns you have.
California is a big state. Larger cities like Los Angeles and San Francisco have a lot of mental health professionals to choose fromBut, finding someone who specializes in trauma, Gestalt therapy, teens with behavioral difficulties, or couples counseling in a smaller California city could be hardIt’s important to find someone that specializes in treating the specific issue you are having.
That’s where online therapy makes a big difference.  Online counseling with Synergy eTherapy gives you more options to find a therapist in the state of California who is a good fit for you.

Accessibility: Online Counseling Is Easy

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Not everyone can drive to a clinic for therapy every week. Or, you and your partner/spouse need counseling. But, you are never home at the same time to go see a therapist. Maybe, you are a world traveler and seeing a therapist on a regular basis is almost impossible. Regardless, our Synergy online therapists can provide you counseling as long as you live in the state of California.

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Privacy: The Therapy Room Is Your Couch!

Your privacy is important. We understand that you value your privacy and may not want to be seen at a counseling office. So, aSynergy eTherapy, you can take part in therapy with a clinical psychologist or licensed therapist from a secure video platform. You can find healing without worrying about risking your privacy.

Does Online Therapy Really Work The Same As In-Person Therapy?

Perhaps you are thinking, “Does online therapy work like in-person therapy?” If you’ve never thought about online counseling before, you definitely want to do your research before starting. But, online counseling (also called etherapy or Telehealth) works! In fact, research shows that online counseling is as effective in treating many mental health concerns as in-person counselingThrough a secure video chat, you can form a connection with your online therapist in the comfort of your own home!

Counseling For Teens In California

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Being a teenager is full of challenges. Throw in hormones, dating, experimenting, family drama, and social media pressure, and it can be unbearable at times. As a parent or guardian, how you engage with your child can make a world of a difference. For teens, talking to an outside person may be exactly what they need to grow and mature in a healthy way. Teens are growing up in a world today like we have never seen before. Constant comparisons, easy access to the internet, online bullying, and photographing or videotaping every experience means less time spent living IN THE MOMENT. Learning about self-care and how to coping with life’s challenges is important. Synergy eTherapists are highly skilled at being able to help teens and their families to communicateHaving access to online therapy is helpful when working with your teen’s school and extracurricular schedulesEtherapy allows teens to meet with a therapist in the comfort of their own home during a time that works for the family.

Gestalt Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Gestalt Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma-Focused CBT & Dialectical Behavioral Thrapy (DBT)

Dr. Dina Cuervo has had training to treat teens and adults who have survived trauma, experiencing stress, anxiety, or depression.

Gestalt Therapy focuses on a person’s unique experience in the present moment. It teaches us how unhealthy behaviors happen because we are trying to adjust to our environment.

Dr. Cuervo is trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)DBT is an evidence-based treatment for teens and adults who struggle to regulate extreme emotionsWe use DBT to treat a variety of mental health concerns such as major depression, self harm or suicidal behaviors/thoughts, and substance abuse. DBT teaches clients how to de-escalate by teaching a set of four skills. Mindfulness, distress tolerance, interpersonal effectiveness, and emotional regulation.

Additionally, Dr. Cuevero 
is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)  and Trauma-Focused CBTThese are evidence-based, short-term treatments that lessen or eliminate PTSD symptoms.

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Online Counseling For The Spanish Speaking California Community

Finding a therapist who can speak in your native language can be a challenge. We are thankful that Dr. Dina Cuervo is bilingual and speaks both English and Spanish. She can work with you and your family without having to use a third party translator. When you feel comfortable, you are more likely to be comfortable talking about your thoughts and feelings. Therefore, you feel better faster!

Online Anxiety Treatment in California

You may worry so much and this makes it difficult to pay attention. Maybe, you’re struggling to complete your daily to-do list.  Sometimes, you feel shaky and your heart beats faster. Or you have sweaty palms and a dry mouth.  Perhaps, you find yourself feeling anxious during social situations. You fear other people may judge you. Anxiety disorders are very real AND very treatable.  After months of counseling for anxiety, you will be able to reduce or get rid of anxiety symptoms.  Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)  for anxiety focuses on helping you think differently about what is causing you to feel anxious. Then, it teaches you to cope with negative feelings.  eTherapy will encourage you to set goals and move forward in your life without as mu

Online Therapy For Couples In California

You love your spouse/partner, but, you are struggling with how to communicate with them. It seems like everything you say is being ignored. This causes you to resent them. Finding couples counseling in California may seem like an easy thing to do. But, it can be hard to find the right therapist for you and your partner. At Synergy eTherapy we offer a free consultation so you both can make sure online couples therapy will be a good fit for you both.

Online Therapy For Couples In California

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You love your spouse/partner, but, you are struggling with how to communicate with them. It seems like everything you say is being ignored. This causes you to resent them. Finding couples counseling in California may seem like an easy thing to do. But, it can be hard to find the right therapist for you and your partner. At Synergy eTherapy we offer a free consultation so you both can make sure online couples therapy will be a good fit for you both.

Other Mental Health Services at
Synergy eTherapy

As an online mental health counseling practice, our mission is to offer a variety of online therapy services to help you focus on your wellbeing. We take the stress out of getting the treatment you deserve. Synergy eTherapists provide flexible, convenient, and easy to use mental health services.

In addition to online counseling in California, we offer online therapy in several states including MinnesotaIowa, Wisconsin, South Carolina, North Dakota, Illinois, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Kansas, Georgia, Florida, Colorado, and Vermont. We add new states to this list regularly.

Our online therapists can treat anxiety, trauma, depression, substance abuse, maternal mental health concerns, grief and loss, and more.

Our therapists help teens, college students, adults, couples, and people with health conditions and chronic pain during online therapy. Additionally, we can offer psychiatric medication management in certain states.

Learn more about our online therapy group practice and the cost of online therapy here

Other Mental Health Services at
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