Please call into our main line (925) 837-0505, and request to go through the intake process for individual, couples or family therapy. If we are currently able to accommodate the service(s) you are requesting, front desk staff will put you on our callback list to do an intake with you.
(Note: If you are calling with a referral from your school regarding the Alternative to Suspension Program (ASP), this is a separate process than a Clinic Intake. Please specify with the front desk if you are calling regarding the ASP.)
The Intake process takes about 15 minutes to complete. We’ll take your contact information, inquire why the individual(s) would like to be seen, discuss availability for appointments, and cover fee information, including an explanation of the No Surprises Act.
(Note: you must be 18 years or older to complete an Intake)
Connecting With Your Therapist
After the intake is complete, we’ll assign a therapist who would best meet your/the potential client’s needs (ie: best fit, specializations, availability, telehealth vs. in-person…etc).
Because it’s important to use that we provide you with the best care, please allow up to 5-7 business days for the assignment process. Please allow up to 5-7 business days for the assignment process as it is very important to us that we provide you with the very best care. Feel free to call our main line with any questions or concerns (925) 837-0505.
Discovery Counseling Center Is Not A Crisis Center. If You Are In Need Of Immediate Support, Please Call The Contra Costa Crisis Hotline At 211 Or Text “hope” To 20121.
Call or Text 988
(3-digit number for mental health, substance use and suicide crises, is finally available nationwide)
Individual therapy is a process through which clients work one-on-one with a therapist — in a safe, caring, and confidential environment — to explore their feelings, beliefs, or behaviors, work through challenging or influential memories, identify aspects of their lives that they would like to change, better understand themselves and others, set personal goals, and work toward desired change.
Post-Masters or Second Year Students in MSW/MFT Programs
Doctoral Practicum Students
Discovery Counseling Center of the San Ramon Valley is a community based non-profit organization serving the San Ramon Valley for five decades. Discovery Counseling Center pledges to be a mental health agency of full inclusion where staff, clients and members of our diverse community can thrive.
NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. First established in 1979, today we are an association of more than 500 local affiliates who work in your community to raise awareness and provide support and education that was not previously available to those in need.
Contra Costa Crisis Center
The Contra Costa Crisis Center is a non-profit organization, committed to providing free 24/7 services to everyone in need.