Therapist in San Jose, California Richard De La Garza, Therapist

License: LCSW

Provider Gender: Male

Ages Served: 6-64

Appointments: Telehealth only. In-office visits not available

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in San Jose, California Richard De La Garza, LCSW

Richard De La Garza, LCSW

Richard De La Garza is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in California who has been practicing since 2005. His educational background includes a Bachelor’s degree from San Jose State University and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Columbia University, and he is currently in pursuit of a Doctorate in Philosophy of Leadership from the University of San Diego. His research intersects multicultural facets of first-generation, non-traditional, veteran, and disabled persons, and is committed to social justice and culturally competent care. Richard strives to expand self-awareness to recognize that everyone should be a learner capable of growth and redemption. He pays close attention to factors shaping one’s identity. His person-centered approach considers knowledge to be socially constructed. Richard’s lens magnifies both the person and living environment to elevate high self-esteem while addressing norms and systemic inequality. His approach to therapy integrates a deep understanding of identity, culture, and history. Richard aims to help clients gain insight into how powerful systems in society can impact vulnerable individuals and communities. Through an eclectic blend of modalities including culturally sensitive approaches, Richard empowers clients to develop coping skills, build self-esteem, and navigate life’s challenges.



  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Family Therapy
  • Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
  • Parenting Skills


  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • First Responders
  • Head Injuries
  • LGBTQ+
  • Men
  • Military/Veterans
  • Women


  • English
  • Spanish



Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Richard De La Garza. You can also call 925-282-1778 to have someone assist you.

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