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Are You Depressed or Struggling with Low Self-Esteem?

Feeling discouraged, down, or irritable? Life doesn’t have to feel this bad. At Palo Alto Therapy, we specialize in helping you get out of depression and regain your peace of mind.

Get the Right Help to Feel Better – Free Phone Consultation

Get Relief & Feel Better From Depression With Specialized Counseling

Call for a Free Phone Consultation 650-461-9026     
Evening & Saturday Appointments Available

“I am very pleased with the outcome of this counseling. Your suggestions were very helpful and you were warm and caring, thus I was able to be more comfortable to discuss my problems.” Past Client

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy For Depression

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is highly recognized across the psychological community for its proven effectiveness in treating depression (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, A therapy that works). CBT can substantially improve your mood and your outlook on life – clinical trials have clearly shown this. Cognitive Therapy tends to be shorter than other approaches. When used with our personable, caring, and down-to-earth approach, it can produce amazing rewards that changes lives.

What Our Therapy Clients Are Saying…

I have more hope and a more positive attitude about the future.

Past Client 

There was always a solution to overcome the problem and challenges that were resolved during the sessions.

Past Client

I really got a sense of empowerment & have felt like a strong person because of it.

Past Client

Meet Our Team of CBT Depression Therapists Palo Alto & San Jose

All Locations
Palo Alto
San Jose
Samantha "Sam" Abbatiello, APCC, Therapist at Palo Alto Therapy
Samantha “Sam” Abbatiello, LPCC
Bella Stitt, LMFT, Therapist at Palo Alto Therapy
Bella Stitt, LMFT
Jacqui Lewis, LMFT, ATR-BC, CCTP, Therapist at Palo Alto Therapy
Jacqui Lewis, LMFT, ATR-BC, CCTP
Kaitlyn "Katie" Markey-Johnson, LPCC, Therapist at Palo Alto Therapy
Kaitlyn “Katie” Markey-Johnson, LPCC
Linda Rolufs, LMFT, Therapist at Palo Alto Therapy
Linda Rolufs, LMFT
Florina Petcu, LMFT, Therapist at Palo Alto Therapy
Florina Petcu, LMFT
JoAnn Kukulus, LMFT, Therapist at Palo Alto Therapy
JoAnn Kukulus, LMFT
Hoi Yan "Nadia" Lau, LMFT, Therapist at Palo Alto Therapy
Hoi Yan “Nadia” Lau, LMFT
Brandee Sosa, LCSW
Victoria Tognozzi, LMFT, Therapist at Palo Alto Therapy
Victoria Tognozzi, LMFT
Deborah Coblentz, LMFT, Therapist at Palo Alto Therapy
Deborah Coblentz, LMFT
Jeanne Jacobs, LLMC, Therapist at Palo Alto Therapy
Jeanne Jacobs, LPCC
Monica Burford, LMFT, Therapist at Palo Alto Therapy
Monica Burford, LMFT
Ernest Schmidt, LCSW, Therapist at Palo Alto Therapy
Ernest Schmidt, LCSW
Jennifer Estes, LCSW, Therapist at Palo Alto Therapy
Jennifer Estes, LCSW
Megan Taylor, LMFT, Therapist at Palo Alto Therapy
Megan Taylor, LMFT
Anni Kelley-Day, LPCC, Therapist at Palo Alto Therapy
Anni Kelley-Day, LPCC
Lisa Macedo, LMFT, Therapist at Palo Alto Therapy
Lisa Macedo, LMFT
Rory Cohen, LMFT, Therapist at Palo Alto Therapy
Rory Cohen, LMFT
Laura Tolle, LMFT, Therapist at Palo Alto Therapy
Laura Tolle, LMFT
Jean Sapiro, AMFT, APCC
Haneen Hassan, LMFT, Therapist at Palo Alto Therapy
Haneen Hassan, LMFT
Marco Hernandez, LMFT, Therapist at Palo Alto Therapy
Marco Hernandez, LMFT
Bridget Haerr, APCC
Joshua Opatowsky, LCSW, Therapist at Palo Alto Therapy
Joshua Opatowsky, LCSW
Katherine "Kate" Jones, LMFT, Therapist at Palo Alto Therapy
Katherine “Kate” Jones, LMFT

Ages Served

  • Children 5 and up

  • Teens

  • Adults of all ages

Types of Therapy

  • Individuals

  • Couples & Family

  • Groups & Classes

  • Video Therapy

We Help With...

  • Anxiety & OCD

  • Panic & Worry

  • Phobias/Fears

  • School Anxiety

More Help For...

  • Depression

  • Motivation

  • ADHD & Stress

  • School Refusal

Evidence-Based

Specializing in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, we provide effective & caring counseling. Our therapists are passionate in delivering high-quality therapy & enhance their skills through the latest trainings.

Strong Relationships

Our relationship with you is valued & of highest importance. We are compassionate, respectful, & honest. Our professional counseling includes working side by side with you towards YOUR goals.

Short-Term & Focused

Our active therapists use tailored homework exercises to help you find relief in a timely manner. By keeping our meetings on track & targeting specific concerns we help you enjoy life again, usually in a matter of months not years.

Client Convenience

Appointments after 5pm & Saturdays, friendly administrative staff & two locations: Palo Alto & San Jose. We help children, teens & adults, couples, & families and offer classes & therapy groups. Video therapy available!