Dominique  Yarritu
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Dominique Yarritu


Marriage and Family Therapist, MFT PhD
California Accepting Online
San Jose Not Accepting In-person
Updated February 5, 2023

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Childhood trauma
  • Couples counseling
  • Life transitions
  • Mood disorders
  • Relationship issues

Professional statement

Dr. Dominique Yarritu is a licensed marriage and family therapist located in San Jose, CA, and provides services both in English and French.

She works with clients who find themselves reacting emotionally to major life changes or periods of transition. Some of Dr. Yarritu’s clients are going through the beginning or the end of a serious relationship or have moved to a new city, a new environment or a new country, and are having a difficult time settling in. Others have just started a family, found or lost a job. Dr. Yarritu provides these clients with the perspective they need to get through the changes and feel fulfilled in their lives. She also works with clients who suffer from anxiety and mood disorders or experience increasingly distressing relationships.

Dr. Yarritu’s approach to therapy is humanistic, psychodynamic, and Jungian in nature. She heavily emphasizes the influence of the mind-body connection and unconscious processes in therapy and teaches clients how to harness their mind-body connections for healing and self-growth. She has training in somatic studies and brings this knowledge and her personal experience into the therapeutic relationship. Some of the skills clients learn from Dr. Yarritu are mindfulness practices to help slow down thoughts, emotional reactions and lead to greater self-regulation.

Dr. Yarritu earned a Master’s degrees in Counseling Psychology and a PhD in Depth Psychology with emphasis in Somatic Studies. Her goal is to create a non-judgmental space where every word and every silence is part of the journey towards wellbeing. She hopes to help clients find their authentic inner voices and build resilience.

Message to clients

Hello and welcome to my practice!

I am delighted that you found your way to my page and commend you for taking the step to seek therapy. People come to psychotherapy for various reasons, like feeling stuck in old patterns, having lost motivation, struggling to make decisions, or wanting to improve relationships. Sometimes, they reach out because something unfortunate happened and they need to process their emotions, grief, anger and find meaning in what has occurred.

One of the keys to success in therapy is to have a safe space where you can open about what is difficult to cope with and feel that whatever you express is received with fierce compassion, non-judgmentally, and with care. The trust that you can create with your therapist is also crucial as it allows you to make deeper connections with the source of what is creating a sense of discomfort in your life.

My approach is collaborative, centered on the client, humanistic, and warm. I am flexible in terms of modalities as I use various ways to help clients fulfill their dreams of greater self-awareness and ease. I look forward to meeting you.


Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Childhood trauma - Learning how traumatic events in childhood can translate into adulthood; processing through difficult memories with the goal of moving past the experience and lingering symptoms

Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love

Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress

Mood disorders - Clinical depression, persistent depression, bipolar disorder, and other mood disorders that cause disturbances in the client's mood, causing mood swings, restless sleep, and/or elevated mood

Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating


  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Seniors (65+)


Dominique Yarritu is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $200 (50min)
  • Initial session: $220 (60min)
  • Couples sessions: $220 (50min)
  • Couples session: $340 (75min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • IvyPay
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Every other week
  • Multiple times a week
  • As needed


Online Sessions (California)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 10am - 8pm
  • Tue Closed
  • Wed 10am - 8pm
  • Thu 10am - 8pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

San Jose practice
4010 Moorpark Avenue, Suite 118, San Jose, California 95117
Not accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 10:00am-8:00pm
  • Tue Closed
  • Wed 10:00am-8:00pm
  • Thu 10:00am-8:00pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 9 years

Family Matters Counseling Services, LMFT, 2020 - 2021
Almaden Valley Counseling Services, MFT Associate, 2017 - 2019
Family and Children Services, MFT Associate, 2013 - 2015

Pacifica Graduate Institute , PhD Depth Psychology with emphasis on Somatic Studies, 2021
Palo Alto University, MA Counseling Psychology, 2014


California: 116039