Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Oakland, California 94607
"Therapy is a partnership for creating sustainable change. Together we look at changing patterns of behavior and of relating with other people that may limit you in your life. Through our work, you can increase your self-knowledge and self-confidence, and experience genuine trust and open communication. Many of my clients say that our therapy helped them form deeper and more satisfying relationships."
Anthem
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
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(415) 360-3980
Verified
Oakland, California 94607
Anthem
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
French
"Therapy is a partnership for creating sustainable change. Together we look at changing patterns of behavior and of relating with other people that may limit you in your life. Through our work, you can increase your self-knowledge and self-confidence, and experience genuine trust and open communication. Many of my clients say that our therapy helped them form deeper and more satisfying relationships."
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Elena Felder, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94611
"I work with individuals to create a safe place to explore patterns in your relationships, ways to heal from substance use or other self-destructive behaviors, or areas where you are stuck in fear or depression. I do both brief and long-term therapy with individuals and couples using a variety of techniques and modalities including deep listening, EMDR, relaxation training, exploring connections between current struggles and past experiences, increasing body awareness, and using creative expression as a part of therapy. Therapy can offer a way to reconnect with our creativity, our compassion, sexuality, spirituality and sense of humor."
(510) 907-6651
Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94611
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"I work with individuals to create a safe place to explore patterns in your relationships, ways to heal from substance use or other self-destructive behaviors, or areas where you are stuck in fear or depression. I do both brief and long-term therapy with individuals and couples using a variety of techniques and modalities including deep listening, EMDR, relaxation training, exploring connections between current struggles and past experiences, increasing body awareness, and using creative expression as a part of therapy. Therapy can offer a way to reconnect with our creativity, our compassion, sexuality, spirituality and sense of humor."
Jan Chess, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94609
"Are you struggling with how childhood experiences, losses or trauma continues to influence your life? Are you discouraged at repeating difficult situations or find it hard to get out from under depression or anxiety? I'm glad to see how we can put our minds together to understand your dilemmas and see things differently. Change is possible no matter what your age or your life circumstances when you feel seen, accepted and appreciated for who you are and where you've been. "
(530) 645-3796
Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94609
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"Are you struggling with how childhood experiences, losses or trauma continues to influence your life? Are you discouraged at repeating difficult situations or find it hard to get out from under depression or anxiety? I'm glad to see how we can put our minds together to understand your dilemmas and see things differently. Change is possible no matter what your age or your life circumstances when you feel seen, accepted and appreciated for who you are and where you've been. "
Katherine D Czesak, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94611
"My approach is to understand you deeply and individualize our work by finding what is most effective for you. All people are unique and their life circumstances are particular to who they are. Through collaboration, we figure out what is what is most beneficial for your wellbeing and also what is realistic for your lifestyle. I look forward to meeting you and exploring what you wish to change through an initial free half hour phone consultation. My two offices, downtown San Francisco and on Piedmont Avenue in Oakland, are accessible by public transportation."
(415) 237-6065
Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94611
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"My approach is to understand you deeply and individualize our work by finding what is most effective for you. All people are unique and their life circumstances are particular to who they are. Through collaboration, we figure out what is what is most beneficial for your wellbeing and also what is realistic for your lifestyle. I look forward to meeting you and exploring what you wish to change through an initial free half hour phone consultation. My two offices, downtown San Francisco and on Piedmont Avenue in Oakland, are accessible by public transportation."
Susan Lowe-Thomas, Psy.D., Psychologist
Psychologist
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94618
"As a psychologist, I support the nourishment of mental health and well-being where ever you may be in your life. The journey can be challenging. Patterns of thinking, feeling, and behaving help one navigate through life. Sometimes those patterns create barriers and overwhelming feelings. Conflicts, anger, confusion, people-pleasing, worry, and sadness may interfere. Allow me use my life's learning and 9 years of clinical psychology experience to help you work toward your goals and find relief."
(510) 491-0697
Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94618
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"As a psychologist, I support the nourishment of mental health and well-being where ever you may be in your life. The journey can be challenging. Patterns of thinking, feeling, and behaving help one navigate through life. Sometimes those patterns create barriers and overwhelming feelings. Conflicts, anger, confusion, people-pleasing, worry, and sadness may interfere. Allow me use my life's learning and 9 years of clinical psychology experience to help you work toward your goals and find relief."
Jennifer Lilly, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94609
"Do you have relationships in your life that are not working, and no matter what you do, it doesn't seem to get better? Are you looking for a partner, but find that it never seems to work out? Do you feel disconnected from others and are longing for relationships that are solid and fulfilling? Relationships take work and psychotherapy is an opportunity to understand who you are in relationship and how to create and healthy and supportive connections. I work with both individuals and couples to explore, cultivate and sustain intimacy."
(415) 237-2667
Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94609
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"Do you have relationships in your life that are not working, and no matter what you do, it doesn't seem to get better? Are you looking for a partner, but find that it never seems to work out? Do you feel disconnected from others and are longing for relationships that are solid and fulfilling? Relationships take work and psychotherapy is an opportunity to understand who you are in relationship and how to create and healthy and supportive connections. I work with both individuals and couples to explore, cultivate and sustain intimacy."
Heather Genschmer, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94618
"Do you find yourself repeating unhealthy patterns in your life? Are you a new parent and finding that you are struggling to stay connected to your partner? Have you adopted a child and need parenting support? I work with individuals and couples (same and opposite sex) interested in reaching a deeper understanding of themselves and their interactions with the rest of the world. In my practice, I provide a supportive and safe environment for individuals to be heard and understood; at the same time, I am active and engaging."
(510) 878-6452
Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94618
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"Do you find yourself repeating unhealthy patterns in your life? Are you a new parent and finding that you are struggling to stay connected to your partner? Have you adopted a child and need parenting support? I work with individuals and couples (same and opposite sex) interested in reaching a deeper understanding of themselves and their interactions with the rest of the world. In my practice, I provide a supportive and safe environment for individuals to be heard and understood; at the same time, I am active and engaging."
Jane Burka, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94618
"Are you worried about self-defeating tendencies? Why do you get in your own way in relationships, at work, in school, or in expressing your inspiration and creativity? We look together at the barriers to success that interfere with productivity and peace of mind. Because I co-authored the book, "Procrastination: Why You Do It; What To Do About It NOW," (and because it took me six years to complete my dissertation!) I like to help people overcome procrastination and achieve their goals. My other specialities include: grief, trauma, relationship difficulties, sexual and gender confusion, low self-esteem."
(925) 290-8958
Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94618
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"Are you worried about self-defeating tendencies? Why do you get in your own way in relationships, at work, in school, or in expressing your inspiration and creativity? We look together at the barriers to success that interfere with productivity and peace of mind. Because I co-authored the book, "Procrastination: Why You Do It; What To Do About It NOW," (and because it took me six years to complete my dissertation!) I like to help people overcome procrastination and achieve their goals. My other specialities include: grief, trauma, relationship difficulties, sexual and gender confusion, low self-esteem."
Kathy Sinsheimer, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94611
"Relationships are complicated! I've helped many couples who have been interested in becoming happier and more effective in their relationship. It's not unusual to reach bumps in the road as you progress in your lives together. When we are in session, I'll talk with each of you to find out about you as individuals including your history and emotional strengths as well as challenges. As well, I'll learn what is working and what is not working for both of you in your relationship."
(510) 768-8474
Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94611
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"Relationships are complicated! I've helped many couples who have been interested in becoming happier and more effective in their relationship. It's not unusual to reach bumps in the road as you progress in your lives together. When we are in session, I'll talk with each of you to find out about you as individuals including your history and emotional strengths as well as challenges. As well, I'll learn what is working and what is not working for both of you in your relationship."
Leigh Lyndon, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94618
"Life moves so quickly these days, it's hard to take the time to really think about who we are and how we are living. Often, it takes years of patterns that are hurtful or self-destructive to wonder why we aren't feeling happy or fulfilled. Psychotherapy can provide the time and space to really understand and experience ourselves in a new way. I will listen with curiosity and warmth and will collaborate with you to help effect positive change in your life and relationships."
(510) 254-3504
Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94618
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"Life moves so quickly these days, it's hard to take the time to really think about who we are and how we are living. Often, it takes years of patterns that are hurtful or self-destructive to wonder why we aren't feeling happy or fulfilled. Psychotherapy can provide the time and space to really understand and experience ourselves in a new way. I will listen with curiosity and warmth and will collaborate with you to help effect positive change in your life and relationships."
Priscilla Wetmore, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, RD, LMFT, CEDS
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94618
"I am a Registered Dietitian, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, certified Addiction Counselor, Certified Eating Disorder Specialist (CEDS), and trained EMDR therapist for working with trauma. I work with children, adults and families struggling with eating disorders and also those struggling with addictions using Family Based Therapy, Emotion Focused Family Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, DBT and trauma focused EMDR. We work together to heal from behavioral addictions and whatever is keeping you from living your best life."
(510) 945-1572
Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94618
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"I am a Registered Dietitian, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, certified Addiction Counselor, Certified Eating Disorder Specialist (CEDS), and trained EMDR therapist for working with trauma. I work with children, adults and families struggling with eating disorders and also those struggling with addictions using Family Based Therapy, Emotion Focused Family Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, DBT and trauma focused EMDR. We work together to heal from behavioral addictions and whatever is keeping you from living your best life."
Carrie E Gray, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94618
"In an atmosphere of acceptance, understanding and clarity, I am here to support your relationship with yourself. Using tools such as mindfulness, insight, somatic and narrative approaches, I create a space where the many parts of you are welcome. Goal setting is a collaborative process and therapy can be long or short term depending on your needs. I deeply support the listening process, as well as the interplay between individual needs and relationship needs. I have a particular orientation towards meaning and purpose, and I draw from your values as a means of integrating both difficult and inspiring experiences."
(510) 343-7651
Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94618
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"In an atmosphere of acceptance, understanding and clarity, I am here to support your relationship with yourself. Using tools such as mindfulness, insight, somatic and narrative approaches, I create a space where the many parts of you are welcome. Goal setting is a collaborative process and therapy can be long or short term depending on your needs. I deeply support the listening process, as well as the interplay between individual needs and relationship needs. I have a particular orientation towards meaning and purpose, and I draw from your values as a means of integrating both difficult and inspiring experiences."
Alissa Blackman, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94609
"**PLZ NOTE: My therapy practice is full. EMDR Consultees accepted on a limited basis** When difficulties are too much to handle or the next level of growth seems just out of reach, you may find yourself living with pain & stress. Some stress in life helps people grow, but chronic stress has a negative effect on your mind, body, emotions & spirit. You may find yourself using old mental, physical & emotional coping tools to survive, yet feel unable to make real change. Your ally in holistic healing, I offer a supportive, warm presence so you can explore what's difficult, hone your strengths, & gain simple yet powerful mind/body tools."
(510) 564-7816
Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94609
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"**PLZ NOTE: My therapy practice is full. EMDR Consultees accepted on a limited basis** When difficulties are too much to handle or the next level of growth seems just out of reach, you may find yourself living with pain & stress. Some stress in life helps people grow, but chronic stress has a negative effect on your mind, body, emotions & spirit. You may find yourself using old mental, physical & emotional coping tools to survive, yet feel unable to make real change. Your ally in holistic healing, I offer a supportive, warm presence so you can explore what's difficult, hone your strengths, & gain simple yet powerful mind/body tools."
Sherrie Rager, Drug & Alcohol Counselor
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, PhD, CADC II, CCDS, MRAS
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94618
"Addiction can take control of your life and make you feel like you have no power or control over your choices. I can help you take back control and beat substance abuse. If you've made the decision to "kick the habit" and have been unsuccessful in the past, I can help. Addiction is not who you are but something you can overcome. I have been counseling those with substance problems for over 15 years. We are all unique and there is more than one way to treat addiction, I don't believe in "one-size fits all" treatment."
(650) 203-6392
Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94618
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"Addiction can take control of your life and make you feel like you have no power or control over your choices. I can help you take back control and beat substance abuse. If you've made the decision to "kick the habit" and have been unsuccessful in the past, I can help. Addiction is not who you are but something you can overcome. I have been counseling those with substance problems for over 15 years. We are all unique and there is more than one way to treat addiction, I don't believe in "one-size fits all" treatment."
Patrick D. Chrisman, Psychologist
Psychologist, BA, MA, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94611
"I believe that understanding and compassion are vital for building trust, mutual respect, and openness, all of which are essential in forming a therapeutic relationship that can encourage change. My style in therapy is a mix of person-centered, solution-focused, cognitive-behavioral, and psychodynamic theories. With children I utilize a variety of expressive therapies including play, art, narrative, sand tray and bibliotherapy. In working with children, adolescents and adults, I focus on coming up with solutions to your dilemma's that can help you fairly quickly in your day to day life."
(415) 570-8936
Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94611
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"I believe that understanding and compassion are vital for building trust, mutual respect, and openness, all of which are essential in forming a therapeutic relationship that can encourage change. My style in therapy is a mix of person-centered, solution-focused, cognitive-behavioral, and psychodynamic theories. With children I utilize a variety of expressive therapies including play, art, narrative, sand tray and bibliotherapy. In working with children, adolescents and adults, I focus on coming up with solutions to your dilemma's that can help you fairly quickly in your day to day life."
Joan Davidson, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94618
"Adults struggling with symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), anxiety (panic, social anxiety, worry, and generalized anxiety), life problems and transitions, stress, or BFRBs such as hair pulling and skin picking. Clients interested in better understanding their problems and using cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT) and evidence-based treatment strategies to address them. Ideally, clients interested in changing current patterns and learning life-long tools to maintain healthy, more adaptive ways of responding to triggers of their problems."
(510) 876-9104 x2
Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94618
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"Adults struggling with symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), anxiety (panic, social anxiety, worry, and generalized anxiety), life problems and transitions, stress, or BFRBs such as hair pulling and skin picking. Clients interested in better understanding their problems and using cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT) and evidence-based treatment strategies to address them. Ideally, clients interested in changing current patterns and learning life-long tools to maintain healthy, more adaptive ways of responding to triggers of their problems."
Kyla M Brooke, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT, CMT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94618
"I work with the person that you are and the body that you have. Together, we can examine and release unwanted patterns in mind, body & spirit. You have choice in your life! Every day you can chose to be your best. I customize my work to meet your individual needs. I use techniques from Control Mastery, a powerful psychodynamic tool that supports letting go of unwanted belief systems. I have been working with body/mind medicine for 20 years. I believe that we CAN heal our past and create our future while focusing on living well in the present."
(707) 385-1927
Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94618
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"I work with the person that you are and the body that you have. Together, we can examine and release unwanted patterns in mind, body & spirit. You have choice in your life! Every day you can chose to be your best. I customize my work to meet your individual needs. I use techniques from Control Mastery, a powerful psychodynamic tool that supports letting go of unwanted belief systems. I have been working with body/mind medicine for 20 years. I believe that we CAN heal our past and create our future while focusing on living well in the present."
Mary Thomas, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94609
"Are you or a loved one struggling with ADHD? Wondering if you have ADHD? I specialize in working with ADHD, using a combination of ADHD coaching and therapy. You can turn struggle into fulfillment by learning about your ADHD type, and developing new skills and ADHD friendly habits. As well as healing the pain that comes from experiencing anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, or shame and overwhelm. I know how much frustration there is living with ADHD and how little control you may feel right now. There is hope. Call me and let's talk about how I can help."
(510) 986-4742
Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94609
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"Are you or a loved one struggling with ADHD? Wondering if you have ADHD? I specialize in working with ADHD, using a combination of ADHD coaching and therapy. You can turn struggle into fulfillment by learning about your ADHD type, and developing new skills and ADHD friendly habits. As well as healing the pain that comes from experiencing anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, or shame and overwhelm. I know how much frustration there is living with ADHD and how little control you may feel right now. There is hope. Call me and let's talk about how I can help."
Leesha Mony, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, M.A., AMFT, 100767
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94618
"I am an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist. The clients that I often see are individuals, couples or parents seeking new tools for their repertoire, or to evoke old one’s that may have gone unseen for a while. I work with adults who want to learn new tools to help cope with challenging life circumstances or unwanted feelings. I help my clients connect to their authenticity through insightful awareness and empowerment, while helping to identify and change patterns that feel old and too familiar. I firmly believe that everyone has the tools within themselves to heal and make changes, and my job is the be guide in that process. "
(510) 939-7036
Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94618
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"I am an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist. The clients that I often see are individuals, couples or parents seeking new tools for their repertoire, or to evoke old one’s that may have gone unseen for a while. I work with adults who want to learn new tools to help cope with challenging life circumstances or unwanted feelings. I help my clients connect to their authenticity through insightful awareness and empowerment, while helping to identify and change patterns that feel old and too familiar. I firmly believe that everyone has the tools within themselves to heal and make changes, and my job is the be guide in that process. "
Christina M. Winesberry, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94611
"Feeling stuck, at a loss or not sure what direction you want your life to go in? If so, you’ve come to the right place. We can get stuck in the same place because we’re too nervous to take that first step or doubt that we can pull off the changes we want to make. "
(510) 573-7977
Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94611
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"Feeling stuck, at a loss or not sure what direction you want your life to go in? If so, you’ve come to the right place. We can get stuck in the same place because we’re too nervous to take that first step or doubt that we can pull off the changes we want to make. "

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