Medication Prescribers in California

Find the best medication prescribers in California. The medication prescribers below specialize in treating a range of issues, including anxiety, depression, ADHD, adjustment disorders, bipolar disorder, and addictions. They have been vetted by the Zencare team for offering high quality, clinically rigorous care.

39 Matching Medication Prescribers with Availability

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Alexandra Hope Antonioli

Psychiatrist

Accepting clients from California

Anxiety - Depression - Infertility counseling - Life transitions - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Women's issues
Online only
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Jason Emejuru

Psychiatrist

Accepting clients from California

Autism spectrum disorder - Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions
Online only
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Miguel Frank

Pre-Licensed Professional

Accepting clients from California

Anxiety - Depression - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Life transitions - Race & cultural identity - Racism, oppression, and discrimination
Online only
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Brittnai Johnson

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Accepting clients from California

ADHD - Anxiety - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Insomnia & sleep issues - Women's issues
Online only
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Mike Zhou

Psychiatrist

Accepting clients from California

Attachment issues - Life transitions - Men's issues - Race & cultural identity - Self-esteem - Trauma
Online only
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Alexander Sheppe

Psychiatrist

Accepting clients from California

Child/adolescent psychiatry - Personality disorders - Work/relationship Issues - Anxiety - Depression
Online only
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Deeper Than Color: Social Justice & Strength-Based Psychotherapy and Consulting

Group practice

Accepting clients from California

Anxiety - Depression - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Life transitions - Relationship issues - Racism, oppression, and discrimination
 In-person & online
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Tiffany Hwang

Psychiatrist

Accepting clients from California

Women's issues - Depression - Anxiety - Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Premenstrual dysphoric disorder - Postpartum depression
 In-person & online
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Nugent Family Counseling Center

Group practice

Accepting clients from California

ADHD - Adolescent mental health - Anxiety - Couples counseling - Depression - Functional Medicine
 In-person & online
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David Lindey

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Medication Only)

Accepting clients from California

ADHD - Anxiety - Psychotic disorders - Substance abuse - Mood disorders - Panic attacks / panic disorder
Online only
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Anise Tatiana Wheeler

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Medication Only)

Accepting clients from California

ADHD - Anger management - Anxiety - Bipolar disorder - Depression - Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
 In-person & online
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Pantira Aguilera

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Medication Only)

Accepting clients from California

Anxiety - Bipolar disorder - Depression - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Postpartum depression - Schizophrenia
Online only
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Sharon Batista

Psychiatrist

Accepting clients from California

Anxiety - Depression - Stress management - Life transitions - Perfectionism - Caregiver stress
Online only
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Skypiatrist

Group practice (Medication Only)

Accepting clients from California

Depression - Anxiety/panic disorder - Bipolar disorder - Schizophrenia - Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Online only
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Belinda Diane De Shay

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Medication Only)

Accepting clients from California

ADHD - Anxiety - Bipolar disorder - Depression - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Schizophrenia
Online only
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Takashi Matsuki

Psychiatrist

Accepting clients from California

Anxiety - Depression - Bipolar disorder - Obsessive compulsive disorder - Post-traumatic stress disorder - ADHD
Online only
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The Center for Integrative Healing

Post-Doctoral Psychology Fellow

Accepting clients from California

Anxiety - Depression - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Self-esteem - Sex addiction - Trauma
 In-person & online
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PVD Cares and Wellness Center

Group practice

Accepting clients from California

ADHD - Anxiety - Depression - Bipolar disorder - Binge eating disorder
Online only
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Ericka Goodwin

Psychiatrist

Accepting clients from California

Anxiety - Depression - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Stress management - Panic attacks / panic disorder - Entrepreneur mental health
Online only
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Ugo Ndubaku

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Accepting clients from California

ADHD - Anxiety - Depression - Stress management - Trauma - Women's issues
 In-person & online
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Ara Darakjian

Psychiatrist

Accepting clients from California

Anxiety - Depression - Interpersonal difficulties
 In-person & online
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Philip Liu

Psychiatrist

Accepting clients from California

ADHD - Adolescent mental health - Child mental health - College & graduate student mental health - Identity development - Medical professionals' mental health
Online only
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Doreen Phillips

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Medication Only)

Accepting clients from California

ADHD - Anxiety - Bipolar disorder - Depression - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
Online only
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Hartselle and Associates

Group practice

Accepting clients from California

Sleep disorders - Eating disorders - Substance abuse - Anxiety - Obsessive compulsive disorder
Online only
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Karel Winner

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Accepting clients from California

ADHD - Anxiety - Depression - Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Trauma
Online only
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Sandeep Denduluri

Psychiatrist

Accepting clients from California

ADHD - Autism spectrum disorder - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Personality disorders - Race & cultural identity - Mood disorders
 In-person & online
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Angela Umeorah

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Medication Only)

Accepting clients from California

ADHD - Anxiety - Bipolar disorder - Depression - Psychotic disorders - Panic attacks / panic disorder
Online only
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Dominique Sanders

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Medication Only)

Accepting clients from California

Anxiety - Depression - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Trauma - Panic attacks / panic disorder
Online only
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Abena Apraku

Psychiatrist (Medication Only)

Accepting clients from California

Anxiety - Bipolar disorder - Depression - Adjustment difficulties and disorders - Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Race & cultural identity
Online only
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Isaac Nagel

Psychiatrist (Medication Only)

Accepting clients from California

Medication management - Mood disorders - Anxiety disorders - Addiction - Depression - Bipolar disorder
Online only

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FAQs about how to find a medication prescriber in California

How do I find a medication prescriber in California?

Find a medication prescriber near you in California on Zencare. Narrow your search by using filters like insurance, therapy budget specialty, and provider identity. Mental health professionals on Zencare are vetted for their extensive experience treating individual adults, children and adolescents, as well as couples and families. Explore each potential medication prescriber profile to learn more about their specialties, and watch an introductory video to get a sense of their personality. Book a free initial call to find the right medication prescriber for you!

Does insurance cover therapy in California?

Yes, most California health insurance carriers provide mental health benefits that cover therapy. However, the exact amount of coverage will vary based on the plan details and whether the selected provider is in-network or out-of-network with your insurance. If the medication prescriber is in-network with your insurance, you’ll pay only a copay at each session after meeting your annual deductible. If the medication prescriber is out-of-network with your insurance, you may still be able to receive reimbursement after paying the fee at the time of therapy session. If you have a PPO or POS insurance plan, you can likely receive some reimbursement when you see a medication prescriber out-of-network in California. If you have an HMO, EPO, or Medicaid/Medicare plan, you likely cannot receive reimbursement, and would be responsible for the full out-of-network session fee. Note that services designed to treat topics which are not diagnosed mental health conditions, such as couples counseling and life coaching, are not typically covered by health insurance. The potential mental health provider must also be a licensed therapist in your state for the insurance company to cover services.

How do I find an affordable medication prescriber in California?

Many medication prescribers offer a sliding scale, or a range of session fees based on financial need to clients who would not otherwise be able to afford typical therapy rates in California. If you are struggling to pay for therapy, consider asking for a sliding scale, looking for an in-network medication prescriber, or seeking services through a local agency, college counseling center, or hospital.

How can I make an appointment with a medication prescriber in California?

Start your search for an appointment with a medication prescriber in California on Zencare. Many mental health professionals located in California require clients to have an introductory call before booking a full appointment online. In this free call, the prospective medication prescriber will ask about your goals for treatment, and make sure that their skills, specialized training, and scope of private practice are a match for your mental health issues. At the same time, you should assess if you feel comfortable talking with the medication prescriber, as studies show that the most important determinant of successful therapy is the relationship between therapist and client. After an initial call, you’ll typically be given the option to book an appointment with the medication prescriber, or continue your search if it’s not a good fit. At the initial session, you’ll likely discuss the therapeutic process and determine goals for your personal growth. Common therapy goals include learning effective coping strategies to deal with negative feelings, increasing self-awareness, and gaining a deeper understanding and insight into relationship patterns.

How can I find a medication prescriber in California who sees clients after hours?

Find a medication prescriber who sees clients after hours on Zencare. Many medication prescribers in California offer appointments outside of traditional business hours. Simply filter by Office Hours under More Filters to choose the time of day that works best for you, whether that be early morning before work, in the evenings, or even over the weekend. After hours sessions are a good option for busy individuals, couples, and families dealing with hectic schedules and who need a flexible option for their mental health care.

How do I find a medication prescriber in California who offers in-person sessions?

Find a medication prescriber who offers in-person sessions on Zencare. Many medication prescribers in California have resumed offering in-person sessions; you can filter by “In-Person” to find a provider who is accepting new clients for in-office sessions. You can also search by map to find providers in California near you. While some clients prefer in-person sessions because they offer a safe, neutral ground for the session to take place, for the widest range of medication prescriber options, consider expanding your search to also include providers licensed in your state who offer telehealth, or therapy sessions via remote video call.

How do I find a medication prescriber in California who offers online sessions?

Find a medication prescriber who offers online sessions on Zencare. Most medication prescribers in California continue to offer appointments online; you can filter by “Online” to find a provider who is accepting new clients for teletherapy sessions. In order to see a medication prescriber, they must be licensed to provide online sessions to clients living in your state. Online therapy is different from text therapy, or asynchronous therapy; online therapy offers the same consistent relationship with a local California medication prescriber that an in-person session would, with sessions taking place via phone or a video sessions through a secure teletherapy platform. Online therapy sessions are a convenient way to find a medication prescriber near California without leaving the comfort of your home or office.

Where can I get mental health therapy in California?

Start your search for mental health therapy in California on Zencare. Many medication prescribers are quality-vetted for excellence in clinical care. When you’re struggling with your mental health, it might be time to seek professional support in the form of counseling services, couples therapy, or psychiatric medication management. There are a wide range of private practice medication prescribers to choose from in California; consider narrowing your search by criteria like insurance carrier, therapy budget, specialty, or provider identity to find a great fit!

How can I start therapy in California?

Start your search for a great medication prescriber in California on Zencare. First, consider any logistic limitations, like how far you are willing to travel outside of California or if you are open to online sessions with a local provider. Also consider how much your therapy budget is, and when you are available for therapy. Then, make a list of priorities for your ideal medication prescriber: do they match your identity, or have expertise in a specific area like anxiety or depression? There is no one reason to start therapy; many individuals in California go see a therapist when they need help to move forward through a difficult time, cope with symptoms of a mental illness such as a mood disorder, navigate life transitions, process relationship difficulties or improve their behavioral health. Use your priorities to filter on Zencare by insurance, speciality, and availability. Look through a few provider profiles to find the medication prescriber you might click with, watch their introductory videos, and book a free call to find a great personal fit!

What kinds of mental health providers are available in California?

There are many different kinds of mental health providers available in California, including psychologists, clinical social workers, and mental health counselors. As long as the provider is licensed in your state, the factor that matters most to therapy outcomes is the therapeutic alliance, or the relationship you build with your therapist. Common types of therapy provided in California include cognitive therapies, like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and insight-oriented therapies like psychodynamic therapy. Other providers offer a blend of techniques for a more interpersonal, holistic approach. Some mental health therapists in California also offer specialized treatment services, like couples therapy, premarital counseling, and family therapy. While most California providers are qualified to treat general challenges, like depression, anxiety disorders, trauma, relationship difficulties, and low self-esteem, for concerns such as substance abuse, personality disorders, and eating disorders, consider seeking expert care. Together with your medication prescriber, you’ll build a treatment plan that addresses your reasons for seeking therapy and monitor progress toward your wellness goals and overall well being.

How does paying for therapy work in California?

There are several options for paying for therapy in California. For many people, the most affordable way to seek mental health services is to look for a provider who is in-network with your insurance. Due to high demand and low availability, in-network providers often have long waitlists; to widen your options and start therapy sooner, you might also consider looking for an out-of-network provider. When you see an out-of-network medication prescriber in California, you can ask for a sliding scale if you are unable to afford their typical session fees, or seek reimbursement from your insurance company if you have a PPO or POS plan. For clients who have an insurance plan with a high deductible and low medical costs, therapy costs are often comparable when you see a medication prescriber in- or out-of-network. While paying for therapy can be a substantial investment, it’s also a great way to improve relationships, boost self-esteem, address symptoms of mental illness, and ultimately live a happier, more self-directed life.