Angela Vincent Polk

Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT

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Angela Vincent Polk, MA, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist in Oakland
(510) 876-4753

Angela Vincent Polk

Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT


Location

Angela Vincent Polk
5605 Ocean View Drive
Oakland, California 94618
(510) 876-4753

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I work with clients at my office in Oakland near the Rockridge Bart Station. I prefer to work with a client who will come to sessions even when it is challenging to do so and allow the therapy relationship to open up space for safe exploration of the realities of life, ways to cope with reality, and improve spiritual and mental strength. Therefore, my client would demonstrate commitment to the therapy relationship, whether it is for brief therapy or long-term work, by doing the work necessary to understand the self and make necessary life decisions in order to maximize the availability of life energy.

I can work with clients from a spiritual foundation and collaborate with them to find internal and external solutions and resources to issues. Also I support clients who might be suffering from attachment problems, abuse, boundary, & self-worth issues and their impact on developing trusting relationships with God, self, and others.

As a Christian, middle-aged, African American woman, I bring my life experience of survival, trauma, and victory to the sessions with clients with compassion and honor for their own life experience while gently opening up space for self-reflection and healing. In my life and practice, vulnerability is an asset and not a liability.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 8 Years
  • School: Argosy University, San Francisco
  • Year Graduated: 2012
  • License and State: LMFT 109463 California

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $60 - $120
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: Cash, Check, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Membership: CAMFT
  • Member Since: 2016

Location

Angela Vincent Polk
5605 Ocean View Drive
Oakland, California 94618
(510) 876-4753

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Specialties
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Relationship Issues
  • Grief
Issues
  • Addiction
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Career Counseling
  • Childhood Developmental Trauma
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Conflict
  • Guilt, Shame, and Trust Issues
  • Life Transitions
  • Men's Issues
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues

Client Focus

Ethnicity: African-American and Other Racial or Ethnic Background
Faith: Christian
Age
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Christian Counseling
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Existential
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Multicultural
  • Narrative
  • Person-Centered
  • Psychodynamic
  • Reality Therapy
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Video/Skype
  • Online Counseling

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Last Modified: 02 Aug 2019
Angela Vincent Polk, MA, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist in Oakland

Angela Vincent Polk

Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT