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Welcome to
Kern Wellness Counseling

Hello there! My name’s Jake. I’m an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist in Bakersfield, Ca.

I’m definitely no hotshot company, or a robot. I’m an actual person.

Here’s the skinny:

I’ve decided to follow through with an idea that I’ve sat on for a long time now:

Developing a local therapist directory for Kern County, Ca. Sounds simple, right?

It’s more than I bargained for, but I love this county and the people in it.

So, why not add another resource?

I get it though. There are other great places like Psychology Today, GoodTherapy, BetterHelp and dozens of other fantastic companies that give some pretty good features.

And if you’ve got a profile there, keep it! Please.

But, there are three major reasons why this directory is here:

  1. There’s a major shift from in-person to tele-health, and I’d like to help other professionals by providing a free directory to help support them, potential clients, and to soften any blows to the process of engaging with the general public of Kern County residents.

2. Time and time again my own clients, and friends, from all walks of life tell me:

“It’s taken me a very long time to find the right therapist for me.”


“I get stuck looking for therapists online. I don’t know where to start or who to trust.”

This is where Kern Wellness Counseling comes in, fingers crossed.

3. Lastly, I love this county and the people I serve. I’d like to be part of the solution to help both professionals and clients by providing a resources for local mental health. Period.


We’re hopeful this directory can be helpful for private solo and group practices, non-profits and other mental health professional entities for the purpose of client care and working with potential clients in Kern County, Ca.

thank you for your patience!

We are currently developing this site still which means that at this time there are no listings of mental health professionals.

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