Other Affordable Therapy Options

While we are committed to make therapy affordable and accessible, our sliding scale slots do fill up from time to time. Here're other affordable options for mental health services.

Open Path Collective – non-profit national network of therapists who provide affordable therapy to middle and lower-income folks

Inclusive Therapists – national directory of culturally responsive, social justice-oriented therapists (includes reduced-fee options)

Therapy 4 the People – directory of affordable mental health services

Asian Mental Health Collective – Asian, Pacific Islander, and South Asian American (APISAA) therapist directory

South Asian Therapists – international directory of South Asian therapists (>50% are based in the US)

National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network – QTPOC Mental health practitioner directory

GAYLESTA – directory of LGBTQ-friendly therapists

Therapists of Color – Bay Area – directory of therapists of Color in the San Francisco Bay Area

Bay Area Muslim Therapists – directory of Muslim therapists in the San Francisco Bay Area

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Crisis and Emergency Mental Health Resources

Crisis Hotlines (24 hrs/7 days)

National suicide and crisis hotlines

1-800-273-TALK (8255)
1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)


Crisis Text Line

Text “START” to 741741

Child and Adolescent Sexual Abuse Resource Center (CASARC)


Comprehensive Child Crisis Service


SFGH Psychiatric Emergency Services


S.F. Suicide Prevention

415-781-0500 (24-hr crisis line for those who are suicidal, grieving, or in distress)

San Francisco Drug/Alcohol Treatment Referrals and Information


T.A.L.K. Line (Telephone Aid in Living with Kids)

415-441-KIDS (24-hour parent support line)

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