Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"My experience comes from 23 years of helping children, adults, couples and families in both Community Mental Health and Private Practice. My approach is eclectic and tailored to each individual's needs to facilitate healing and growth. Through my years of experience I have witnessed over and over again people coming into therapy with great pain, discomfort and despair but with time, (sometimes within a very short time) their symptoms diminish and a whole new person emerges. Crisis times can be extremely painful and distressful but they can also be opportunities for growth and healing through therapy."
Art Therapy
Transgender
Psychodynamic
(510) 403-8151
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Art Therapy
Transgender
Psychodynamic
"My experience comes from 23 years of helping children, adults, couples and families in both Community Mental Health and Private Practice. My approach is eclectic and tailored to each individual's needs to facilitate healing and growth. Through my years of experience I have witnessed over and over again people coming into therapy with great pain, discomfort and despair but with time, (sometimes within a very short time) their symptoms diminish and a whole new person emerges. Crisis times can be extremely painful and distressful but they can also be opportunities for growth and healing through therapy."
Phoenix Song, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT, CHT
Verified by Psychology Today
"Welcome! I support healers, seekers, artists, and change-makers in their own deep healing work, that they may better offer their gifts to the world. We do this by reconnecting you to the part of yourself that intrinsically holds only your highest good as its sole intent (and which is always available to each and every one of us). Through this connection, we will work together to remove obstacles so you may reclaim your full embodied power, clarify and heal your purpose and intention, and reconnect you with your own joy, safety, and aliveness in this world."
Art Therapy
Transgender
Psychodynamic
(415) 548-2797
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Art Therapy
Transgender
Psychodynamic
"Welcome! I support healers, seekers, artists, and change-makers in their own deep healing work, that they may better offer their gifts to the world. We do this by reconnecting you to the part of yourself that intrinsically holds only your highest good as its sole intent (and which is always available to each and every one of us). Through this connection, we will work together to remove obstacles so you may reclaim your full embodied power, clarify and heal your purpose and intention, and reconnect you with your own joy, safety, and aliveness in this world."
Taising Chen, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
"Therapy is a place where you can express your hardships, explore and build your resilience, and learn to embrace transformations. I am committed to offer mental health services that meet your unique needs as individuals, couples, relationships, families, communities, and groups. I will meet you collaboratively through a therapeutic process where you can exist among confidentiality, validation, and support in a non-judgmental setting. After working over 18 years in direct services, I believe that it is important to find the right therapist-client match. I offer free 15-20 minute phone consultations prior to the 1st appointment. For more information: www.therapywithtaising.com"
Art Therapy
Transgender
Psychodynamic
(510) 239-5319
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
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Art Therapy
Transgender
Psychodynamic
"Therapy is a place where you can express your hardships, explore and build your resilience, and learn to embrace transformations. I am committed to offer mental health services that meet your unique needs as individuals, couples, relationships, families, communities, and groups. I will meet you collaboratively through a therapeutic process where you can exist among confidentiality, validation, and support in a non-judgmental setting. After working over 18 years in direct services, I believe that it is important to find the right therapist-client match. I offer free 15-20 minute phone consultations prior to the 1st appointment. For more information: www.therapywithtaising.com"
Alexandra Mitnick, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MPH
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
"I specialize in using creativity, humor, and the arts in working with adults who are having intimacy and relationship issues. I enjoy working with individuals and couples, especially young people and families who are experiencing the stresses and complexities of family life. People have described me as inquisitive, insightful, curious and warm. I offer a solid presence, as well as a fresh, down-to-earth, and direct point of view to support you in your life's pursuits."
Art Therapy
Transgender
Psychodynamic
(510) 878-4467
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
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Art Therapy
Transgender
Psychodynamic
"I specialize in using creativity, humor, and the arts in working with adults who are having intimacy and relationship issues. I enjoy working with individuals and couples, especially young people and families who are experiencing the stresses and complexities of family life. People have described me as inquisitive, insightful, curious and warm. I offer a solid presence, as well as a fresh, down-to-earth, and direct point of view to support you in your life's pursuits."
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Kathleen H. McClelland, LMFT 82458, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"I work collaboratively with adults, children and families, co-creating a therapeutic relationship that helps clients recognize behaviors that no longer work and discover new options for living. Using a relational, non-judgmental and compassionate approach, I help people navigate difficult life transitions, work through grief and loss and adjust to living with physical or mental illnesses. I have assisted many in their recovery from addiction and substance abuse as well as from trauma. My work also incorporates sand tray and expressive arts."
(888) 697-2063
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"I work collaboratively with adults, children and families, co-creating a therapeutic relationship that helps clients recognize behaviors that no longer work and discover new options for living. Using a relational, non-judgmental and compassionate approach, I help people navigate difficult life transitions, work through grief and loss and adjust to living with physical or mental illnesses. I have assisted many in their recovery from addiction and substance abuse as well as from trauma. My work also incorporates sand tray and expressive arts."
Zehara Jambalos Levin, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
"The decision to begin therapy is not simple and often comes at a particularly challenging time in your life. I know how difficult it can be to reach out during these times and my goal is to respond with curiosity, open-mindedness, and empathy. I believe that lasting change can come from exploring and ultimately freeing ourselves from the underlying causes of current symptoms. I want to work together with you to find ways to gain insight and relief. I work in an open and transparent manner, to help answer any questions or concerns you have along the way."
(415) 549-0285
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"The decision to begin therapy is not simple and often comes at a particularly challenging time in your life. I know how difficult it can be to reach out during these times and my goal is to respond with curiosity, open-mindedness, and empathy. I believe that lasting change can come from exploring and ultimately freeing ourselves from the underlying causes of current symptoms. I want to work together with you to find ways to gain insight and relief. I work in an open and transparent manner, to help answer any questions or concerns you have along the way."
María Romero Jackson, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"Everyone goes through challenging situations in life, and while you may have successfully navigated through other difficulties you've faced, there's nothing wrong with seeking out extra support when you need it. My approach is to be warm and deeply interested in both your struggles and your strengths. I work with clients who wish to understand and shift their anxiety, depression, self-criticism, and relationship difficulties. I particularly enjoy working with clients who carry marginalized identities including women, queer, trans, and POC clients. Central to my approach is the belief that cultural and environmental factors deeply play a role in our development."
(510) 746-8218
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"Everyone goes through challenging situations in life, and while you may have successfully navigated through other difficulties you've faced, there's nothing wrong with seeking out extra support when you need it. My approach is to be warm and deeply interested in both your struggles and your strengths. I work with clients who wish to understand and shift their anxiety, depression, self-criticism, and relationship difficulties. I particularly enjoy working with clients who carry marginalized identities including women, queer, trans, and POC clients. Central to my approach is the belief that cultural and environmental factors deeply play a role in our development."
Jaclyn Lambe, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
"Are you feeling scattered, overwhelmed, depressed, anxious, empty, or stuck? I can help you make space for change and get you on the path toward a more productive, fulfilling, and value-driven life. In therapy, we will work together to improve your coping and problem-solving skills, to increase your self-awareness, and to broaden your perspective about your life circumstances and available solutions. I welcome people seeking support for their non-traditional identities and lifestyles, and the bulk of my practice is folks who consider themselves to be LGBTQQI/kinky/poly/non-monogamous."
(415) 969-2899
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"Are you feeling scattered, overwhelmed, depressed, anxious, empty, or stuck? I can help you make space for change and get you on the path toward a more productive, fulfilling, and value-driven life. In therapy, we will work together to improve your coping and problem-solving skills, to increase your self-awareness, and to broaden your perspective about your life circumstances and available solutions. I welcome people seeking support for their non-traditional identities and lifestyles, and the bulk of my practice is folks who consider themselves to be LGBTQQI/kinky/poly/non-monogamous."
Altaf Bhimji, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
"You may have a goal of living a meaningful life in all of its richness and also seeking help with interpersonal or mental health symptom related obstacles? You, your family, or relations may be in life/relationship transitions or experiencing health-related concerns. Or, experiencing mental health related challenges? Depression, bipolar condition, anxiety? A collaborative person-centered therapy may help you reflect and build on your life experiences. "
(510) 422-1805
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"You may have a goal of living a meaningful life in all of its richness and also seeking help with interpersonal or mental health symptom related obstacles? You, your family, or relations may be in life/relationship transitions or experiencing health-related concerns. Or, experiencing mental health related challenges? Depression, bipolar condition, anxiety? A collaborative person-centered therapy may help you reflect and build on your life experiences. "
Jan Chess, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"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
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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. "
Sparlha Swaby, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"Not Currently Accepting New Clients. I specialize in working with trauma and grieving, racial and sexual identity, immigration, inner critic and low self-esteem, spirituality and the search for meaning. In my understanding, what causes healing and transformation is the strength, depth, and authenticity of the therapeutic relationship. My style is warm, dynamic, and present; energizing, mindful, and attuned."
(510) 330-1804
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"Not Currently Accepting New Clients. I specialize in working with trauma and grieving, racial and sexual identity, immigration, inner critic and low self-esteem, spirituality and the search for meaning. In my understanding, what causes healing and transformation is the strength, depth, and authenticity of the therapeutic relationship. My style is warm, dynamic, and present; energizing, mindful, and attuned."
Erika Crowell Altobelli, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
"Making a commitment to change can be daunting. Whether you are reaching out to resolve current conflicts of values or conscience, or to improve your relationships with family members, friends or work colleagues, help is available. Together we will identify obstacles and work towards a timely resolution or to the recognition that the goal is not necessarily equilibrium but a healthy striving between what we currently are and what we could be or hope to become."
(510) 907-6872
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"Making a commitment to change can be daunting. Whether you are reaching out to resolve current conflicts of values or conscience, or to improve your relationships with family members, friends or work colleagues, help is available. Together we will identify obstacles and work towards a timely resolution or to the recognition that the goal is not necessarily equilibrium but a healthy striving between what we currently are and what we could be or hope to become."
Andrea Colombu, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"The interface between contemporary psychology and the wisdom of contemplative practice spirituality is central to my work with individuals and couples and to my general approach to therapy. With the use of MINDFULNESS based therapy and a non-judgmental and non-pathological approach I create a healing and supportive environment were growth and transformation can take place through our in depth process of exploration. From this general holistic and contemplative perspective I address a variety of issues of emotional, existential and relational nature with both individuals and couples and would be very happy to help you as well!"
(925) 247-3565
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"The interface between contemporary psychology and the wisdom of contemplative practice spirituality is central to my work with individuals and couples and to my general approach to therapy. With the use of MINDFULNESS based therapy and a non-judgmental and non-pathological approach I create a healing and supportive environment were growth and transformation can take place through our in depth process of exploration. From this general holistic and contemplative perspective I address a variety of issues of emotional, existential and relational nature with both individuals and couples and would be very happy to help you as well!"
Cindy A Mayne, Drug & Alcohol Counselor
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, BS, NCAC, NAADAC, CHT
Verified by Psychology Today
"Recovery is a journey, not a destination. Addiction is not the problem, but a true symptom of the problem. Is the problem from childhood? To find this out we must work on these issues. I have been a substance abuse counselor for 27 years and have been an interventionist for 22 years."
(707) 981-0317
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"Recovery is a journey, not a destination. Addiction is not the problem, but a true symptom of the problem. Is the problem from childhood? To find this out we must work on these issues. I have been a substance abuse counselor for 27 years and have been an interventionist for 22 years."
Katey Nicolai, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
"Therapy should be both practical and authentically personal. I've found that most people seek therapy to solve a specific problem, and we usually start by focusing on this. However, I've also found that most people leave therapy citing their connection with their therapist as being the most transformative and important element of their treatment. I think these are complementary goals, and I hope to combine practical problem-solving with an authentic personal connection to help you find your happiest life."
(510) 871-9080 x705
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"Therapy should be both practical and authentically personal. I've found that most people seek therapy to solve a specific problem, and we usually start by focusing on this. However, I've also found that most people leave therapy citing their connection with their therapist as being the most transformative and important element of their treatment. I think these are complementary goals, and I hope to combine practical problem-solving with an authentic personal connection to help you find your happiest life."
Susanna McKean Moore, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
"I have lived and worked in the East Bay for two decades. Se habla espanol. I have worked with children, teens and adults of various classes, ethnicities, religions and races, especially those who are marginalized in some way. I have extensive training in gender identity issues, the effects of trauma and loss, and the psychological impact of social injustice. Are you or your child suffering from anxiety or depression? Together we will create a safe way forward. I am flexible and practical, and trained in psycho-dynamic, cognitive behavioral, trauma-focused therapy, play therapy and EMDR."
(510) 240-5918
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"I have lived and worked in the East Bay for two decades. Se habla espanol. I have worked with children, teens and adults of various classes, ethnicities, religions and races, especially those who are marginalized in some way. I have extensive training in gender identity issues, the effects of trauma and loss, and the psychological impact of social injustice. Are you or your child suffering from anxiety or depression? Together we will create a safe way forward. I am flexible and practical, and trained in psycho-dynamic, cognitive behavioral, trauma-focused therapy, play therapy and EMDR."
Jeremy Soh, Licensed Psychoanalyst
Licensed Psychoanalyst, Ph.D.
Verified by Psychology Today
"I am a candidate psychoanalyst and faculty at the Lacanian School of Psychoanalysis providing personal psychoanalysis under supervision. Psychoanalysis aims to produce deep lasting personal change by effecting transformations on the structural level of psyche. It promotes a wellness more fundamental than just healing, one based on uncovering the truth of your life as a subject. In my clinical practice, I value the singularity of your experience and attend closely to the intricacies of your speech as the crux and lever of the treatment, rather than employing diagnostic manuals to determine the meaning of your symptoms. "
(510) 822-6898
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"I am a candidate psychoanalyst and faculty at the Lacanian School of Psychoanalysis providing personal psychoanalysis under supervision. Psychoanalysis aims to produce deep lasting personal change by effecting transformations on the structural level of psyche. It promotes a wellness more fundamental than just healing, one based on uncovering the truth of your life as a subject. In my clinical practice, I value the singularity of your experience and attend closely to the intricacies of your speech as the crux and lever of the treatment, rather than employing diagnostic manuals to determine the meaning of your symptoms. "
Connie C Linas, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
"Do you need relief from anxiety or depression? Are you and your partner fighting and trying to move forward together? I often help people who are exactly where you are. A collaborative, focused relationship with a caring professional can be a life-changing experience. I have a goal oriented and interactive style, and my goal is always to help you move forward - at your own pace - with ease and acceptance. Check out my website and call for a phone consultation to see if I'd be a good fit for you."
(510) 338-6655
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"Do you need relief from anxiety or depression? Are you and your partner fighting and trying to move forward together? I often help people who are exactly where you are. A collaborative, focused relationship with a caring professional can be a life-changing experience. I have a goal oriented and interactive style, and my goal is always to help you move forward - at your own pace - with ease and acceptance. Check out my website and call for a phone consultation to see if I'd be a good fit for you."
Alissa Blackman, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"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 and stress. While some stress in life helps people grow, chronic stress has a negative effect on your mind, body, emotions and spirit. You may find yourself using old mental, physical and emotional coping tools to survive, feeling powerless to bring real change. As your ally in holistic healing, I offer a supportive, warm presence so you can explore what's difficult, hone your strengths, and gain simple yet powerful mind/body tools."
(510) 564-7816
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"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 and stress. While some stress in life helps people grow, chronic stress has a negative effect on your mind, body, emotions and spirit. You may find yourself using old mental, physical and emotional coping tools to survive, feeling powerless to bring real change. As your ally in holistic healing, I offer a supportive, warm presence so you can explore what's difficult, hone your strengths, and gain simple yet powerful mind/body tools."
Grateful Heart Holistic Therapy Center
Verified by Psychology Today
"Grateful Heart Holistic Therapy Center offers psychotherapy to individuals, families and couples throughout the Bay Area. Our services are offered by graduate-level marriage family therapy interns working under the supervision of licensed practitioners in more than 50 offices throughout San Francisco, the East Bay and Contra Costa County. To become part of our clinical team, each intern is carefully selected, not only for their sensitivity and skill but their commitment to providing respectful, responsive and compassionate care to our clients."
(510) 858-0916
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"Grateful Heart Holistic Therapy Center offers psychotherapy to individuals, families and couples throughout the Bay Area. Our services are offered by graduate-level marriage family therapy interns working under the supervision of licensed practitioners in more than 50 offices throughout San Francisco, the East Bay and Contra Costa County. To become part of our clinical team, each intern is carefully selected, not only for their sensitivity and skill but their commitment to providing respectful, responsive and compassionate care to our clients."

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It may look like a craft class, but art therapy in 94609 is a serious technique that uses the creative process to help improve the mental health of clients. 94609 Art therapy can be used on children and adults to treat a wide range of emotional issues, including anxiety, depression, family and relationship problems, abuse and domestic violence, and trauma and loss. Commonly found in hospitals and community centers, art therapy programs are based on the belief that the creative process is healing and life-enhancing. As they paint or draw, a skilled 94609 art therapist can use the client's works of art and their approach to the process as springboards to help them gain personal insight, improve their judgment, cope with stress, and work through traumatic experiences.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Oakland 94609 are able to work with a wide range of issues.

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in 94609 you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in 94609 and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in 94609 or family therapy in Oakland 94609.