Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, SEP
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"Transformation will occur to you at a right timing with a right support. I am here for you to support your transformation. I will help enhance your innate ability to break patterns, utilizing cognitive, nervous & energetic methods. For instance, you have had a car accident before. You feel anxious whenever you see cars on the street. This means that the car accident is associated with the anxiety. I will help disconnect the anxiety from the car accident while rebuilding positive experiences in you. You will gradually re-associate the car accident with the positive experiences, transforming the old pattern."
Art Therapy
Gambling
Psychodynamic
(510) 694-0966
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Art Therapy
Gambling
Psychodynamic
"Transformation will occur to you at a right timing with a right support. I am here for you to support your transformation. I will help enhance your innate ability to break patterns, utilizing cognitive, nervous & energetic methods. For instance, you have had a car accident before. You feel anxious whenever you see cars on the street. This means that the car accident is associated with the anxiety. I will help disconnect the anxiety from the car accident while rebuilding positive experiences in you. You will gradually re-associate the car accident with the positive experiences, transforming the old pattern."
Hilary Beech, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD, MBA, MSEE
Verified by Psychology Today
"I specialize in serving GIFTED PROFESSIONAL AND CREATIVE ADULTS AND COUPLES. Being gifted is a minority experience, which is hard to own or talk about due to cultural (mis)attributions of elitism and arrogance, so many gifted people have not explored this aspect of their identity and how this may be related to difficulties in their life. You may feel out of step with the world or misunderstood, and not know why, or that you have to hide aspects of yourself. Or have trouble making friends, be told you’re "too intense", feel socially awkward, not understand why others seem to respond negatively to your ideas, or feel deeply disappointed with the world’s imperfections. IN MY OFFICE, YOU CAN BE UNRESERVEDLY YOURSELF. Talking frankly about being gifted can improve your self-esteem and offer relief from self-doubt, loneliness, anxiety, or depression, as you develop strategies to meet the majority culture more effectively. Before becoming a psychologist, I worked for 25 years in startups, nonprofits, academia, and F500 companies. I hold a Stanford MBA and Berkeley MSEE, and have special training in assisting gifted clients. I've also published research on the creative process."
Art Therapy
Gambling
Psychodynamic
(415) 200-2685
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Art Therapy
Gambling
Psychodynamic
"I specialize in serving GIFTED PROFESSIONAL AND CREATIVE ADULTS AND COUPLES. Being gifted is a minority experience, which is hard to own or talk about due to cultural (mis)attributions of elitism and arrogance, so many gifted people have not explored this aspect of their identity and how this may be related to difficulties in their life. You may feel out of step with the world or misunderstood, and not know why, or that you have to hide aspects of yourself. Or have trouble making friends, be told you’re "too intense", feel socially awkward, not understand why others seem to respond negatively to your ideas, or feel deeply disappointed with the world’s imperfections. IN MY OFFICE, YOU CAN BE UNRESERVEDLY YOURSELF. Talking frankly about being gifted can improve your self-esteem and offer relief from self-doubt, loneliness, anxiety, or depression, as you develop strategies to meet the majority culture more effectively. Before becoming a psychologist, I worked for 25 years in startups, nonprofits, academia, and F500 companies. I hold a Stanford MBA and Berkeley MSEE, and have special training in assisting gifted clients. I've also published research on the creative process."
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Soreliz Ascanio, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
"Are you struggling with insecurity, fears, worry, and anxiety in your relationships and overall? Do you often feel undeserving and/or unworthy? Do you struggle with your interpersonal and intimate relationships? Do you find yourself repeating patterns and feeling stuck in your life and your relationships? Perhaps you are struggling with self-esteem, self-expresssion/communication, co-dependency and avoidance in your relationships, often originating from early attachment relationships and/or trauma. Do you often wonder what your life's purpose is and how to find fulfillment in your life?"
(510) 230-0418
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"Are you struggling with insecurity, fears, worry, and anxiety in your relationships and overall? Do you often feel undeserving and/or unworthy? Do you struggle with your interpersonal and intimate relationships? Do you find yourself repeating patterns and feeling stuck in your life and your relationships? Perhaps you are struggling with self-esteem, self-expresssion/communication, co-dependency and avoidance in your relationships, often originating from early attachment relationships and/or trauma. Do you often wonder what your life's purpose is and how to find fulfillment in your life?"
Alandrea Martin-Scott, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, AMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"My goal is to help clients achieve success while going through struggles and life challenges. I have experience in treating children, adolescents,couples and families who are affected by domestic violence, drugs and alcohol abuse. I also work with individuals who have anxiety, depression and mood disorders. I use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as my primary form of treatment. I offer support and various techniques to help clients cope or change behaviors that will benefit them in moving forward."
(510) 454-8276
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"My goal is to help clients achieve success while going through struggles and life challenges. I have experience in treating children, adolescents,couples and families who are affected by domestic violence, drugs and alcohol abuse. I also work with individuals who have anxiety, depression and mood disorders. I use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as my primary form of treatment. I offer support and various techniques to help clients cope or change behaviors that will benefit them in moving forward."
Jennifer Chen, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
"My approach to psychotherapy is based primarily on cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) principles of exploring and understanding the connection between our thoughts, emotions, and behavior. I seek to create a safe, warm and nonjudgmental environment in therapy, while helping you to identify key patterns and specific barriers that are stopping you from living a more fulfilling life. The purpose of therapy is to help you to find new ways of relating to your thoughts and emotions, deepen awareness and insight into your patterns, and learn effective coping skills -- ultimately to help you attain your goals and foster balanced living."
(510) 694-0368
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"My approach to psychotherapy is based primarily on cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) principles of exploring and understanding the connection between our thoughts, emotions, and behavior. I seek to create a safe, warm and nonjudgmental environment in therapy, while helping you to identify key patterns and specific barriers that are stopping you from living a more fulfilling life. The purpose of therapy is to help you to find new ways of relating to your thoughts and emotions, deepen awareness and insight into your patterns, and learn effective coping skills -- ultimately to help you attain your goals and foster balanced living."
Gardner Fair, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
"In the spirit of mutual discovery, my approach is flexible and interactive, cultivating a safe and private space for individuals to fully speak their truth so that they can reorient their life accordingly. Through creating an atmosphere of empathic and respectful listening, I help people identify what they really want and access their inner resources for change."
(510) 878-4753
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"In the spirit of mutual discovery, my approach is flexible and interactive, cultivating a safe and private space for individuals to fully speak their truth so that they can reorient their life accordingly. Through creating an atmosphere of empathic and respectful listening, I help people identify what they really want and access their inner resources for change."
Wendy Fiering, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"Worried about your child? Feeling overwhelmed? Is anxiety, anger, or stress taking over your life or causing problems at school? I'm here to help. I offer therapy for children, families, and individual adults that's practical, collaborative, and solution-focused. I build on the strengths you and your child already have to grow new skills. I support you so that you can support your kids and feel grounded about the choices you're making. Every challenging behavior is the child's attempt to solve a problem. Together, we'll find creative, healthier ways to get those needs met. "
(510) 681-2740
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"Worried about your child? Feeling overwhelmed? Is anxiety, anger, or stress taking over your life or causing problems at school? I'm here to help. I offer therapy for children, families, and individual adults that's practical, collaborative, and solution-focused. I build on the strengths you and your child already have to grow new skills. I support you so that you can support your kids and feel grounded about the choices you're making. Every challenging behavior is the child's attempt to solve a problem. Together, we'll find creative, healthier ways to get those needs met. "
Teri K. Smith, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"I believe that our experiences in life are reflected in our behaviors, shape our thoughts, are held in our bodies, and trigger our emotions often outside of our consciousness. Increasing awareness at all levels allows us to have access to more choices in our lives. I see the goal of psychotherapy is to help people find a place in them where it feels safe, loving, and truthful, accessing their authentic selves. To facilitate this process, I explore with clients their thoughts and belief systems, behaviors, feelings, and physical sensations, helping to connect and integrate the mind, body and spirit."
(510) 592-4991
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"I believe that our experiences in life are reflected in our behaviors, shape our thoughts, are held in our bodies, and trigger our emotions often outside of our consciousness. Increasing awareness at all levels allows us to have access to more choices in our lives. I see the goal of psychotherapy is to help people find a place in them where it feels safe, loving, and truthful, accessing their authentic selves. To facilitate this process, I explore with clients their thoughts and belief systems, behaviors, feelings, and physical sensations, helping to connect and integrate the mind, body and spirit."
Natasha Shapiro, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
"I am an experienced and interactive therapist who cares about helping you feel better as soon as possible. I will work to help you identify and accomplish your own goals. Together we will create a safe environment to help you feel comfortable and understood without judgement. My approach varies based on individual needs, and is influenced by several types of therapeutic orientations including Hakomi, Narrative, Mindfulness-based CBT and EMDR. I specialize in working with adolescents, young adults, families and women. Everyone is welcome."
(415) 236-3185
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"I am an experienced and interactive therapist who cares about helping you feel better as soon as possible. I will work to help you identify and accomplish your own goals. Together we will create a safe environment to help you feel comfortable and understood without judgement. My approach varies based on individual needs, and is influenced by several types of therapeutic orientations including Hakomi, Narrative, Mindfulness-based CBT and EMDR. I specialize in working with adolescents, young adults, families and women. Everyone is welcome."
Alison Hart Siggelkow, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"My practice offers therapy for children and teens in the Bay Area, using a combination of play and creative expressive therapy. My work values the power of self-expression and the freedom to explore ones needs while developing self-esteem. I often also incorporate mindfulness strategies and eco-therapy sessions for young people seeking for tools for depth and inner calm. Even young children can develop these skills and benefit from our sessions held in nature. Clients come to me with a range of issues including depressive symptoms, anxiety and trauma, behavioral concerns and difficulty with major life transitions. "
(845) 250-6904
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"My practice offers therapy for children and teens in the Bay Area, using a combination of play and creative expressive therapy. My work values the power of self-expression and the freedom to explore ones needs while developing self-esteem. I often also incorporate mindfulness strategies and eco-therapy sessions for young people seeking for tools for depth and inner calm. Even young children can develop these skills and benefit from our sessions held in nature. Clients come to me with a range of issues including depressive symptoms, anxiety and trauma, behavioral concerns and difficulty with major life transitions. "
Anna Darvin Hirsch, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MFTI, MS, MFA
Verified by Psychology Today
"What I believe: Relationships are unique and come in countless shapes and sizes over time. Right now, relationships are already happening and changing in your life every day. Love is available in ourselves when we choose it, and choosing love in ourselves brings more love into our relationships. Yes, all relationships shift and change, and at the same time, love can regenerate again and again in the most mysterious moments and forms if we stay open and curious. The co-creative journey of intimate relationships is a fundamental part of our human well-being. You are lovable."
(510) 756-4122
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"What I believe: Relationships are unique and come in countless shapes and sizes over time. Right now, relationships are already happening and changing in your life every day. Love is available in ourselves when we choose it, and choosing love in ourselves brings more love into our relationships. Yes, all relationships shift and change, and at the same time, love can regenerate again and again in the most mysterious moments and forms if we stay open and curious. The co-creative journey of intimate relationships is a fundamental part of our human well-being. You are lovable."
Victoria J King, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"As a Sex & Relationship Therapist, I come from a person-centered, open-minded, sex-positive, trauma-informed, attachment-oriented, and multi-cultural perspective, to support my clients in creating a healthy, satisfying, and empowered sexuality and relationship with oneself and others. I enjoy working with individuals, couples, and partners struggling with relationship & attachment issues, communication challenges, low libido/sex drive, differing/mismatched desires, and erectile/orgasm issues. I work with diverse populations from various races, cultures, identities and lifestyle choices."
(510) 756-3510
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"As a Sex & Relationship Therapist, I come from a person-centered, open-minded, sex-positive, trauma-informed, attachment-oriented, and multi-cultural perspective, to support my clients in creating a healthy, satisfying, and empowered sexuality and relationship with oneself and others. I enjoy working with individuals, couples, and partners struggling with relationship & attachment issues, communication challenges, low libido/sex drive, differing/mismatched desires, and erectile/orgasm issues. I work with diverse populations from various races, cultures, identities and lifestyle choices."
Mark Ruiz
MA
Verified by Psychology Today
" I am a psychological assistant with Core Insights Psychological Group, and supervised by Dr. Gregory Gayle. I believe that therapy can be a significant journey of ups, downs, struggle and discovery. It takes courage to willingly step into a therapist’s office to speak with someone about the most challenging aspects of one’s life. Within that therapy space, however, lies the opportunity for immense growth and change. Therefore, I believe it is our responsibility as therapists to serve as support for each person while they determine how to best live their lives in the moment and in the future."
(510) 824-8458 x1
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" I am a psychological assistant with Core Insights Psychological Group, and supervised by Dr. Gregory Gayle. I believe that therapy can be a significant journey of ups, downs, struggle and discovery. It takes courage to willingly step into a therapist’s office to speak with someone about the most challenging aspects of one’s life. Within that therapy space, however, lies the opportunity for immense growth and change. Therefore, I believe it is our responsibility as therapists to serve as support for each person while they determine how to best live their lives in the moment and in the future."
Janine Sandler, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
"Change, healing and growth are no small tasks. I know this first hand and am here to help others find their own success overcoming the pain and obstacles they encounter. I work collaboratively with both adults, children and families to identify sources of stress, embrace difficult feelings and develop both internal and external resources for getting to where they want to go. In my work with children I focus heavily on supporting parents and helping families strengthen their sense of connectedness. I hope to foster greater self-awareness, acceptance and compassion in all of my clients."
(510) 306-7192
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"Change, healing and growth are no small tasks. I know this first hand and am here to help others find their own success overcoming the pain and obstacles they encounter. I work collaboratively with both adults, children and families to identify sources of stress, embrace difficult feelings and develop both internal and external resources for getting to where they want to go. In my work with children I focus heavily on supporting parents and helping families strengthen their sense of connectedness. I hope to foster greater self-awareness, acceptance and compassion in all of my clients."
Loduskia Dusky Pierce, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"Whatever challenge or emotional pain has you considering therapy, our sessions will be tailored to your unique needs. Mind/body approaches such as EMDR and Emotional Freedom Technique are scientifically proven methods that can help resolve trauma or deep emotional wounds. If you struggle with depression, anxiety, or low self esteem, we might explore your judgmental self-talk or consider your limiting beliefs. If you are feeling troubled or stuck in a personal relationship or at work, we could look at ways to communicate that increase understanding and reduce conflict."
(510) 470-5947
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"Whatever challenge or emotional pain has you considering therapy, our sessions will be tailored to your unique needs. Mind/body approaches such as EMDR and Emotional Freedom Technique are scientifically proven methods that can help resolve trauma or deep emotional wounds. If you struggle with depression, anxiety, or low self esteem, we might explore your judgmental self-talk or consider your limiting beliefs. If you are feeling troubled or stuck in a personal relationship or at work, we could look at ways to communicate that increase understanding and reduce conflict."
Eugene P Porter, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"I have been in practice for over 30 years. My primary specialty has been working with men and boys who have experienced sexual abuse. This issue often includes alcohol and drug issues, anxiety, depression, marital and couples issues and more. I am experienced in EMDR as well as a range of somatic and humanistic approaches."
(510) 356-2052
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"I have been in practice for over 30 years. My primary specialty has been working with men and boys who have experienced sexual abuse. This issue often includes alcohol and drug issues, anxiety, depression, marital and couples issues and more. I am experienced in EMDR as well as a range of somatic and humanistic approaches."
Roksana Sarrafan, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, AMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"You do not have to go through a traumatic experience to benefit from therapy. Talking with a therapist can allow you to better understand yourself, enhance your self-esteem, and help resolve your conflicts and challenges. It can also offer insights on how your emotions are affecting your everyday life."
(510) 257-9758
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"You do not have to go through a traumatic experience to benefit from therapy. Talking with a therapist can allow you to better understand yourself, enhance your self-esteem, and help resolve your conflicts and challenges. It can also offer insights on how your emotions are affecting your everyday life."
Alys Larsen, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
"I help people feel success in life, measured by their own inner beliefs. Feeling sadness, loss, anger, anxiety can make us feel helpless, ineffective, overwhelmed, and ready to give up. I can help you or your family learn self-regulation skills and feel mastery in managing life's challenges. We can resolve past and present concerns using a variety of treatment approaches, so you can achieve inner peace. I can help your children with problems in school and improve relationships at home. All of this is approached with the goal of affirming your dignity and self-efficacy. "
(510) 824-8316
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"I help people feel success in life, measured by their own inner beliefs. Feeling sadness, loss, anger, anxiety can make us feel helpless, ineffective, overwhelmed, and ready to give up. I can help you or your family learn self-regulation skills and feel mastery in managing life's challenges. We can resolve past and present concerns using a variety of treatment approaches, so you can achieve inner peace. I can help your children with problems in school and improve relationships at home. All of this is approached with the goal of affirming your dignity and self-efficacy. "
Christine Holmberg, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, PCCI
Verified by Psychology Today
"We all experience challenges throughout life, and while it can be hard to ask for help, there is nothing wrong with seeking support. You don't have to do it alone. It is my goal to establish strong, collaborative and secure relationships with my clients. I strive to create safety through listening deeply, providing compassion and appreciating the innate value of my clients. It would be my honor to support you on your journey to achieve what is most valuable to you, whether it means external changes in your life or inner shifts and increased liveliness."
(510) 380-8145
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"We all experience challenges throughout life, and while it can be hard to ask for help, there is nothing wrong with seeking support. You don't have to do it alone. It is my goal to establish strong, collaborative and secure relationships with my clients. I strive to create safety through listening deeply, providing compassion and appreciating the innate value of my clients. It would be my honor to support you on your journey to achieve what is most valuable to you, whether it means external changes in your life or inner shifts and increased liveliness."
Psychologist, PsyD
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"I am a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of California. I received my Masters degree in 2005 and my doctorate (PsyD) in 2011, both from the Wright Institute in Berkeley, California. I opened my private practice in 2005. My doctorate is in clinical psychology, and my work involves helping people with a wide range of problems. I see children, adolescents, and adults in my Oakland office."
(510) 901-4032 x6
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"I am a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of California. I received my Masters degree in 2005 and my doctorate (PsyD) in 2011, both from the Wright Institute in Berkeley, California. I opened my private practice in 2005. My doctorate is in clinical psychology, and my work involves helping people with a wide range of problems. I see children, adolescents, and adults in my Oakland office."

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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.

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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.