San Jose

San Jose

111 N. Market Street
Suite 950


About
Serving and supporting all identities through supportive, unbiased, and non-judgmental spaces.
Hours
8:00 am - 7:00 pm, Monday - Friday.
Services
Individual Therapy

Therapy in San Jose


At all of our Bay Area clinics in California, including our downtown San Jose clinic in Santa Clara county, we offer individual mental health care—primarily evidence-based, in-person psychotherapy counseling services. We are always accepting new clients, and serve all identities through supportive, unbiased, and non-judgmental spaces.

Starting care

Starting therapy at Two Chairs is simple. You can book a consult online or over the phone with a Care Coordinator (415.202.5159). We'll send you a survey to complete before you attend your in-person consult with a clinician. After your consult we'll match you with the right therapist for ongoing mental health care, and create a custom treatment plan.

Insurance

Although we are an out-of-network provider, and not able to adjust session prices on a sliding scale basis, members of our Care Coordination team can work with you so that you can get reimbursed for as much as possible according to your specific health insurance plan.

Treatment areas

Depressive Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Relationship Issues, Career Issues, ADHD, Substance Misuse, Bipolar Disorder, Sleep Disorders (Insomnia), Eating Disorders, PTSD, OCD, Personality Disorders, Arousal/Sexual Issues, Chronic Pain

Our clinical team

Our San Jose clinic is comprised of doctorate level and masters level psychotherapists (PhD, PsyD, LCSW and LMFTs), who practice a wide range of modalities and can address diverse mental health concerns. Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Psychodynamic Therapy, our mental health professionals able to meet the needs of clients presenting with a variety of mental health-related issues.

Our Therapists

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Shami Benjamin, MFT

Shami Benjamin, MFT

Therapist & Consult Clinician San Jose


Bio

Shami is a Therapist and Consult Clinician at the Two Chairs Clinic in San Jose, CA.

She is passionate about integrating evidence-based approaches to meet each client where they are in their process of meeting their goals, helping them understand themselves and life with a healthy, mature perspective and empowering them to thrive.

In her spare time, Shami loves to work out, adventure the great outdoors through hiking, reading with a latte in hand and exploring the world through travel.

Experience &
Education
  • Licensed Therapist at Performance Psychology Center as a tele-mental health therapist throughout California
  • Piloted/Implemented: Life Skills and Mental Health Coach/Sports Performance Consultant (Mental Health Associate) at CSU Stanislaus, Athletic Department, Turlock CA
  • Therapist Trainee/Associate at Advent Group Ministries, San Jose CA
  • Therapist Trainee at Sunol Community School, San Jose CA
  • M.A., Marital and Family Therapy at Western Seminary, San Jose CA
  • B.S. Business Administration and Management at San Jose State University, San Jose CA
My Clinic
San Jose
111 N. Market Street

San Jose
111 N. Market Street Suite 950 95113
San Jose
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Alex Basche, MFT

Alex Basche, MFT

Therapist & Consult Clinician San Jose


Bio

Alex is a Therapist and Consult Clinician at the Two Chairs Clinic in San Jose.

His strength-based approach fosters genuine self-acceptance and finding meaning. His philosophy centers around strengthening and harnessing connections between the body, emotions, thoughts and behaviors to create healing and growth. Alex believes in treating the whole person, from improving self-care to school/career counseling to resourcing.

Alex enjoys hiking, fishing, gardening, cooking and building/fixing computers.

Experience &
Education
  • Creator and program lead for California’s first Intensive Outpatient Treatment program for technology addictions
  • Led a variety of workshops, trainings' and consultations related to Teens, Parenting, Technology Addiction, Anxiety, Group curriculum development and more
  • M.A. Counseling Psychology, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara CA
  • B.S. Applied Psychology, Oregon Institute of Technology, Klamath Falls OR
My Clinic
San Jose
111 N. Market Street

San Jose
111 N. Market Street Suite 950 95113
San Jose
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Stephanie Noble-King, MFT

Stephanie Noble-King, MFT

Therapist San Jose


Bio

Stephanie is a Therapist at the Two Chairs Clinic in San Jose.

Dedicated to helping others rediscover their love for life, she has lived in Europe, Central America and Southeast Asia which have shaped her integrative work with clients. She uses evidence-based practices along with creativity, compassion and a dash of humor, to help clients move past their obstacles and support ongoing healing.

In her spare time, Stephanie enjoys traveling, spending time in nature, trying new foods and reading fiction.

Experience &
Education
  • Outpatient Mental Health Clinician at Seneca Family of Agencies, San Jose CA
  • Clinician and AMFT at Unity Care – TAY & Residential Programs, San Jose CA
  • MFT Intern at Sure Haven Sober – Solid Landings Behavioral Health, Orange County CA
  • M.S. in Counseling Psychology from California State University at Fullerton CA
  • BA in Psychology from Haverford College, Philadelphia PA
My Clinic
San Jose
111 N. Market Street

San Jose
111 N. Market Street Suite 950 95113
San Jose
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Albert Hua, PhD

Albert Hua, PhD

Therapist & Consult Clinician San Jose


Bio

Albert is a Therapist and Consult Clinician at Two Chairs in San Jose.

He is passionate about providing a deeper understanding of oneself to help individuals grow and expand their lived experiences and functioning personally, vocationally, relationally, and physically.

In his free time, Albert enjoys endurance sports, spending time discovering new technologies, and building home furnishings with his family.

Experience &
Education
  • Postgraduate Fellow at Access Institute, San Francisco CA
  • Predoctoral Intern at Hamilton-Madison House, New York City NY
  • Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Fuller Theological Seminary School of Psychology, Pasadena CA
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI
My Clinic
San Jose
111 N. Market Street

San Jose
111 N. Market Street Suite 950 95113
San Jose
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Shauna Forsythe, MFT

Shauna Forsythe, MFT

Therapist & Consult Clinician San Jose


Bio

Shauna is a Therapist and Consult Clinician at Two Chairs in San Jose.

She is continuously inspired to be an instrument for change in mental health; she believes it is important to redefine how people see therapy, relationships and themselves. She helps clients accomplish their goals, fostering growth and improving emotional tolerance, self-awareness, purpose and self-esteem.

In her spare time, Shauna enjoys writing poetry, learning about new cultures and exploring new music and places. She also enjoys returning to her native land, Jamaica.

Experience &
Education
  • Licensed Primary Therapist at Chapters Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano CA
  • Mental Health Therapist at Kern County Mental Health – TAY Program, Bakersfield CA
  • Marriage and Family Therapist Intern/Trainee at UCSD Department of Family Medicine, San Diego CA
  • M.A., Marital and Family Therapy at University of San Diego, CA
  • B.A. in Psychology at CUNY City College of New York, NY
My Clinic
San Jose
111 N. Market Street

San Jose
111 N. Market Street Suite 950 95113
San Jose

Getting There

VTA

  • 901, 902, 911, 914 at St. James Station or Santa Clara

Caltrain

  • We're a ~15 minute walk from the Diridon Station

Highway

  • 87 - St. James, Julian exits

Parking

  • While we don't have designated parking, there is ample street parking around our building and a public parking lot one block down on Market Street.
San Jose
111 N. Market Street Suite 950 95113