We provide easy access to counseling, education, and opportunities to connect through service.

Our Values


  • Listen with compassion and curiosity
  • Make decisions morally and ethically for the greater good
  • Share credit for success
  • Seek knowledge
  • Create a warm, comfortable environment
  • Ask for help when needed
  • Build rapport;
  • Be authentic
  • Say “thank you”


  • Respond to all new and existing client inquiries within 24 hours
  • Be helpful
  • Have a backup
  • Keep your promises
  • Tell the truth
  • Be direct in an appropriate and helpful manner
  • Keep confidences
  • Admit your mistakes
  • Know your limits


  • Commit to self-improvement through ongoing training/supervision
  • Be open to feedback
  • Coach and mentor your peers
  • Innovate with clients in mind
  • Be curious
  • Demonstrate creative problem solving
  • Engage in a growth mindset


  • Employ a variety of clinicians of different cultures, backgrounds, styles and areas of expertise
  • Support and advocate for equal and fair treatment and opportunity for all
  • Offer a variety of services to support our community


  • Offer services to all regardless of ability to pay
  • Offer evening and weekend services
  • Offer services online and in person


A community empowered to live a purposeful and inspired life.

Employment Opportunities

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At One Life Counseling Center, we are passionate about training future therapists in developing solid clinical and practice-building skills. For those who want to be part of a community of professionals continuing to learn and grow while providing therapeutic service for people seeking help, One Life offers Trainee and Associate positions. For students in a graduate program in Counseling Psychology–MFT or LPCC–we offer

Trainee positions that help you earn the clinical hours needed for your degree. One Life offers individual/group therapy, community based programs and school based. Trainees at One Life agree to see a minimum of 12 clients per week, attend a 2-hour group supervision, and a 30 minute staff meeting monthly. This program provides the required hours toward graduation and licensing.

Associates at One Life agree to see a minimum of 12 clients per week, attend a 2-hour supervision, and a 30 minute staff meeting monthly. The Associate position is a paid position while hours for licensure are obtained. Associates are eligible to receive referrals through Medi-cal.
One Life is a non-profit and a private practice model. We have 25 licensed therapists affiliated with us who offer great support for growing therapists. Currently, we have 6 supervision groups.

If you have any questions or you are interested in applying for our program, send a cover letter and resume to Michelle Stulbarg, COO, at

Available Positions

Interviews in May and First Day in August

Trainee & Associate Program

One Life Counseling is a unique site that offers competitive rates, while allowing you the freedom to explore the kind of therapist you want to be from opting to work with school sites, MediCal, Kaiser as well as private pay and beyond. We also offer a multitude of office locations to meet with your client base such as San Francisco, Burlingame, San Carlos and Redwood City. Our welcoming community mindset is felt at all levels of clinician experience; starting as an intern, growing into associate and being supported as a licensed clinician with our One Life affiliate program. 

Not only do we provide our staff with many offerings per week with group supervision, we encourage creativity, provide training options, speaking opportunities and challenge you with growth opportunities through a wide array of populations including adults, adolescents, children, families and couples of all backgrounds who seek our services.

At One Life you will find it's not just a place for our community to find support for mental wellness, but also a place to find basic needs of our community being met through our weekly food distribution program as well as our partnerships with various Bay Area non-profits. If you are looking to be a part of the future of mental health in our community, One Life is the place you belong. We hope you will consider joining us.

Interview Schedule

Dates are tentative

April 15 - Sending via email google interest form

April 26 - Invite candidates to interview Round 1

May 3 - Round 1 Group Zoom

May 6 - Round 2

Week of May 10 - 13 - Round 3

Week of May 16 - 20 - Round 4

Week of May 23 - Offers extended

August 2022 - Orientation TBD

Resilient WE Podcast

This is a self-help, relatable podcast run by two mental health clinicians who want to provide support, advice and insight onto various topics like relationships, self-care, communication, mental health and trauma.  

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One Life Counseling Center

One Life Counseling Service is a new non profit counseling center in downtown San Carlos. We provide counseling for anyone at any cost.

We are a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization of skilled therapists and change agents who aim to inspire, educate, and provide accessible counseling for anyone who needs it.

Tax ID: 81-0919786


1303 San Carlos Ave
San Carlos, California

Phone: 650-394-5155

Hours: Monday - Sunday: 9am to 9pm

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