Career Counseling

Finding a satisfying and fulfilling career is a critical part of mental health. If you are facing career-related challenges or just having trouble figuring out what your next step should be, you may want to explore career counseling (or career guidance as it is sometimes known). A qualified career counselor will be able to help you identify all your options and work to help you change, choose or leave a career. No matter what stage of life you are in, a career counselor can help you use your values, skills, strengths, and interests to identify the perfect career for you. Reach out to one of TherapyDen’s experts today!

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I work with people of all ages who are questioning their purpose or career path. I have extensive experience with individuals who are unhappy with their current career or feel immobilized in making a "choice." I also love to work with people in management roles who are having trouble connecting with their clients.

— Ashley Bell, Counselor in St. Louis, MO

I became a therapist later in life, so I have worked in a variety of jobs and industries. One was working at YMCA, where I taught college exploration. At another job, I helped students find scholarships and write college essays. As a DV counselor, I have helped people explore what comes next in their lives, which is often a career change. It can be emotionally beneficial to have a career that brings joy and independence, and there are numerous resources to help people find what that is for them.

— Kate Mageau, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate in Seattle, WA
 

As a board-certified career counselor for the last 5 years, I have counseled and coached over 500 culturally diverse clients in achieving their career goals while addressing psychological and personal issues that often hinder their progress. I use various professional assessments, such as the MBTI and Strong Inventory, and counseling techniques that help clients define, strategize, and achieve their career goals based on their values, strengths, and current stage of life.

— Jerry Ochoa, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Turlock, CA

As a board-certified career counselor for the last 5 years, I have counseled and coached over 500 individual clients from diverse backgrounds in achieving their career goals while addressing psychological and personal issues that often hinder their progress. I use various professional assessments, such as the MBTI and Strong Inventory, and counseling techniques that help clients define, strategize, and achieve their career goals based on their values, strengths, and current stage of life.

— Jerry Ochoa, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Turlock, CA
 

Change can be overwhelming and frightening, especially with our careers. Focusing on our strengths and passions can help guide us to make the correct career choices.

— Heath Tolleson, Associate Professional Clinical Counselor in New Braunfels, TX

As a board-certified career counselor for the last 5 years, I have counseled and coached over 500 individual clients from diverse backgrounds in achieving their career goals while addressing psychological and personal issues that often hinder their progress. I use various professional assessments, such as the MBTI and Strong Inventory, and counseling techniques that help clients define, strategize, and achieve their career goals based on their values, strengths, and current stage of life.

— Jerry Ochoa, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Turlock, CA
 

I am a trained career counselor, with over 7 years of experience in employment counseling. As an integrative career counselor, I work with clients to help them identify potential emotional barriers in order to move forward with career transitions; using my clinical tools like expressive arts, mindfulness & CBT. As a certified MBTI (Myers Briggs Trait Instrument) trainer, I enjoy administering the MBTI test, interpreting it; helping clients incorporate this knowledge to understand work issues.

— Shelley Samuels, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Oakland, CA

When facing changes, one of the questions we often confront is who am I and what do I want to do with this short life? We may call it "career counseling" but the ways we choose to spend our days is a crucial choice, with many important limitations and consequences. Together, we can work to identify your values, who you are, and what kind of life you would like to authentically choose for yourself.

— Nic Sutherland, Associate Marriage & Family Therapist in Portland, OR
 

Finding a job or changing career direction can feel overwhelming. Where do you even start? I can help so you don't have to do this alone. - Figure out what you want to do with your life - Learn job search techniques no one has taught you - Stop feeling confused and effectively move forward

— Whitney Russell, Licensed Professional Counselor in Austin, TX

Finding a job that suits your needs, your purpose, and your values can be super hard. Especially if you're not sure if you're in the wrong job OR if you're not managing it properly. Once you've identified what you want to do, it is important to set yourself up for success - from the first interview, to every-day work life, through promotion and future career goals. Let's talk about how you can maximize your strengths, manage your day, and succeed at work.

— Katie Vernoy, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Torrance, CA
 

As a board-certified career counselor for the last 5 years, I have counseled and coached over 500 individual clients from diverse backgrounds in achieving their career goals while addressing psychological and personal issues that often hinder their progress. I use various professional assessments, such as the MBTI and Strong Inventory, and counseling techniques that help clients define, strategize, and achieve their career goals based on their values, strengths, and current stage of life.

— Jerry Ochoa, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Turlock, CA

When facing changes, one of the questions we often confront is who am I and what do I want to do with this short life? We may call it "career counseling" but the ways we choose to spend our days is a crucial choice, with many important limitations and consequences. Together, we can work to identify your values, who you are, and what kind of life you would like to authentically choose for yourself.

— Nic Sutherland, Associate Marriage & Family Therapist in Portland, OR
 

The transition from teenager to adult is under-recognized in terms of the challenges. They include the long journey of building an adult career, adult friendships and mentors, and adult autonomy. I work with you to identify the areas where you are thriving and the areas where you need help. Overall, most people have set deadlines for themselves that are hard to achieve and together we work to break the effort into digestible chunks.

— Jason Olin, Clinical Psychologist in Newport Beach, CA

Whether or not you're seeking ongoing therapy with me, I offer the Strong Interest Inventory for career exploration to those in their last 2 years of high school and beyond. No matter why you're looking for a new career path, let's use your interests and personality strengths to find some new possible paths forward! See https://SageBlackbirdTherapy.com/StrongCareer for information on the process to schedule your collaborative career exploration session!

— Elizabeth Bolton, Licensed Professional Counselor in Cypress, TX
 

As a board-certified career counselor for the last 5 years, I have counseled and coached over 500 culturally diverse clients in achieving their career goals while addressing psychological and personal issues that often hinder their progress. I use various professional assessments, such as the MBTI and Strong Inventory, and counseling techniques that help clients define, strategize, and achieve their career goals based on their values, strengths, and current stage of life.

— Jerry Ochoa, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Turlock, CA

At some point throughout our careers, most of us will experience feeling stuck, unmotivated, unsure of next steps or in need of some support navigating a workplace dynamic. Therapy can be a great place to identify and talk through work-related challenges. As a career changer, I have personal experience navigating different kinds of work environments and grappling with my career path.

— Megan Wessler, Mental Health Counselor in New York, NY
 

How we feel about our careers and the healthiness of our work environments have significant relationships to our mental and emotional health. I have successfully worked with many clients on 'imposter syndrome,' boundaries, finding career passions, work-life balance, healing from toxic work environments, job search struggles & successes, and exploring their next career step!

— Johanna Karasik, Licensed Professional Counselor in Northglenn, CO

Finding a job or changing career direction can feel overwhelming. Where do you even start? I can help so you don't have to do this alone. - Figure out what you want to do with your life - Stop feeling confused and effectively move forward - Don't stay feeling stuck in your current position - Feel aligned with your work life again

— Lauren Timkovich, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Denver, CO
 

Many adults struggle in their careers. Many of my clients have a unique way of operating in the world, I honor that uniqueness by allowing you to fully express who you are, and will encourage you to find and follow your true passion. I help my clients identify the type of work that leverages your strengths so you can get the most out of your career.

— Shari Grande, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Santa Clara, CA