James Francis Gallagher Jr., Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"We are all born whole, in lovingkind perfection. But life produces obstacles that sidetrack our becoming ourselves. Obstacles take any forms: trauma in the body, inauthentic identities, existential fears, beliefs indoctrinated but in conflict with one's essential values, or anxiety that something is wrong with oneself. The result can be alienation, grief, substance use issues, depression, anxiety, difficulty connecting, or incapacity to speak or create from the heart. Reconnecting with ones body, the natural world, and with an unconditional community are the foundations re-emerging into the Self you've always been. "
Attachment-based
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(510) 876-9446
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Gestalt
"We are all born whole, in lovingkind perfection. But life produces obstacles that sidetrack our becoming ourselves. Obstacles take any forms: trauma in the body, inauthentic identities, existential fears, beliefs indoctrinated but in conflict with one's essential values, or anxiety that something is wrong with oneself. The result can be alienation, grief, substance use issues, depression, anxiety, difficulty connecting, or incapacity to speak or create from the heart. Reconnecting with ones body, the natural world, and with an unconditional community are the foundations re-emerging into the Self you've always been. "
Kendra Feliz Paulsen, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
"As a depth psychotherapist, one of the things I do is help my clients know their unknown issues. I do this by creating a safe therapeutic environment in which to explore and bring repair to the past injuries and traumas holding my clients back from experiencing life and relationships in a full and meaningful way. I like to look at my client's dreams, artwork, and daily life experiences, to bring light and insight to blockages and barriers to their full experience and enjoyment of life. Such blockages can be past trauma, incorrect embedded beliefs, and ingrained thought patterns and habits."
Attachment-based
Gestalt
(510) 922-0049
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Attachment-based
Gestalt
"As a depth psychotherapist, one of the things I do is help my clients know their unknown issues. I do this by creating a safe therapeutic environment in which to explore and bring repair to the past injuries and traumas holding my clients back from experiencing life and relationships in a full and meaningful way. I like to look at my client's dreams, artwork, and daily life experiences, to bring light and insight to blockages and barriers to their full experience and enjoyment of life. Such blockages can be past trauma, incorrect embedded beliefs, and ingrained thought patterns and habits."
Thomas Varner, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, MDiv
Verified by Psychology Today
"It has been said, we cannot trust ourselves and yet we must learn to trust ourselves fully. Some people want to move out of their heads, and to their hearts, some want a more instinctual awareness, and I find that all provide important sources of information and inspiration and can enliven and calm our being."
Attachment-based
Gestalt
(510) 496-6002 x9
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Attachment-based
Gestalt
"It has been said, we cannot trust ourselves and yet we must learn to trust ourselves fully. Some people want to move out of their heads, and to their hearts, some want a more instinctual awareness, and I find that all provide important sources of information and inspiration and can enliven and calm our being."
Charis Khoury, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"Therapy provides a special opportunity to slow down and focus on what's most important, with caring guidance and support. I create a safe and nonjudgmental environment for you to explore the difficulties, heartaches, old wounds, stuck places, or celebrations of your life. This process involves listening to the wisdom of your body and emotions as well as your mind. Collaborating with you, I will support you to find your authentic expression of aliveness, to develop a more intimate relationship with yourself and to expand your capacity to satisfyingly connect with others."
Attachment-based
Gestalt
(415) 697-3212
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Attachment-based
Gestalt
"Therapy provides a special opportunity to slow down and focus on what's most important, with caring guidance and support. I create a safe and nonjudgmental environment for you to explore the difficulties, heartaches, old wounds, stuck places, or celebrations of your life. This process involves listening to the wisdom of your body and emotions as well as your mind. Collaborating with you, I will support you to find your authentic expression of aliveness, to develop a more intimate relationship with yourself and to expand your capacity to satisfyingly connect with others."
Will Hector, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"I work with heterosexual, gay, and polyamorous couples on issues of communication, integrating families, sexuality, power dynamics, attachment, trust, and infidelity. I also work with individuals on grief, relationship issues, depression and anxiety, spiritual inquiry, life transitions, and vocational calling. I hold an empathetic understanding of every client's unique worldview -- and respect how each individual arrives there. I provide compassionate, holistic, and practical support for your healing journey. Thank you for considering therapy as part of your path."
Attachment-based
Gestalt
(510) 944-1395
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Attachment-based
Gestalt
"I work with heterosexual, gay, and polyamorous couples on issues of communication, integrating families, sexuality, power dynamics, attachment, trust, and infidelity. I also work with individuals on grief, relationship issues, depression and anxiety, spiritual inquiry, life transitions, and vocational calling. I hold an empathetic understanding of every client's unique worldview -- and respect how each individual arrives there. I provide compassionate, holistic, and practical support for your healing journey. Thank you for considering therapy as part of your path."
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."
Attachment-based
Gestalt
(510) 756-3510
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Attachment-based
Gestalt
"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."
Guillermina Gigi Valdes-Huckabee, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"Are you neglecting yourself emotionally? You may be too busy taking care of others that you have forgotten to take care of yourself. Find out how to reconnect with yourself and improve your family life at the same time. Are you stressed, burned out or overwhelmed? Maybe you have even been faced with... The lost of a love one, rough divorce, heartache of an affair, a life transition, recent or past trauma, illness or addiction. "
Attachment-based
Gestalt
(510) 907-6756
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Attachment-based
Gestalt
"Are you neglecting yourself emotionally? You may be too busy taking care of others that you have forgotten to take care of yourself. Find out how to reconnect with yourself and improve your family life at the same time. Are you stressed, burned out or overwhelmed? Maybe you have even been faced with... The lost of a love one, rough divorce, heartache of an affair, a life transition, recent or past trauma, illness or addiction. "
Charles I Flores, Counselor
Counselor, PhD, LPCC, LAADC, MAC, Q-SAP
Verified by Psychology Today
"For 25 years, I have assisted people with a variety of addictions, from the exogenous abuse of drugs and alcohol, to the ones that stem from the chemicals already inside the brain, such as sex and love addiction, abandonment patterns, sexual compulsions, gambling, internet, and workaholism. Unlike most psychotherapists, I’m a Board Certified Addiction Specialist, well versed in both abstinence and harm reduction strategies. Unlike most addiction professionals, I am also psychotherapist who also treats the anxiety, depression, and other psychological issues that often manifest after being uncovered through recovery."
Attachment-based
Gestalt
(415) 992-8260
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Attachment-based
Gestalt
"For 25 years, I have assisted people with a variety of addictions, from the exogenous abuse of drugs and alcohol, to the ones that stem from the chemicals already inside the brain, such as sex and love addiction, abandonment patterns, sexual compulsions, gambling, internet, and workaholism. Unlike most psychotherapists, I’m a Board Certified Addiction Specialist, well versed in both abstinence and harm reduction strategies. Unlike most addiction professionals, I am also psychotherapist who also treats the anxiety, depression, and other psychological issues that often manifest after being uncovered through recovery."
Tricia Kim Walsh, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"Do you feel stressed from helplessness and find yourself bottling up your emotions? Have you just entered into a new developmental life phase (middle/high school/college/graduation/job change/new relationship/engagement/marriage, etc.). Or maybe your depression, anxiety and/or relational problems have you so stuck, you can no longer can focus on what is most important in your life. I am an authentic and interactive therapist who is focused on helping you find immediate solutions. I specialize in work with individual adults, tweens, teens and families. Call for a free 20 minute telephone consultation today!"
Attachment-based
Gestalt
(925) 392-0834
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Attachment-based
Gestalt
"Do you feel stressed from helplessness and find yourself bottling up your emotions? Have you just entered into a new developmental life phase (middle/high school/college/graduation/job change/new relationship/engagement/marriage, etc.). Or maybe your depression, anxiety and/or relational problems have you so stuck, you can no longer can focus on what is most important in your life. I am an authentic and interactive therapist who is focused on helping you find immediate solutions. I specialize in work with individual adults, tweens, teens and families. Call for a free 20 minute telephone consultation today!"
Kyoko Tsuchiya, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"Are you feeling stuck in your life, your relationships or your job, or going through challenging life transitions? I strongly believe that we all have tremendous capacity for change, growth and healing. Drawing upon my professional training in body-oriented psychotherapy and decades of meditation practice, I can assist you in quieting your mind and taping into your own truth, strengths and wisdom within. Psychotherapy that integrates body, mind and spirit can help you move beyond the problems to release the creative energy, optimism and hope necessary to lead you to a more authentic and fulfilling life."
Attachment-based
Gestalt
(510) 858-0979
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Attachment-based
Gestalt
"Are you feeling stuck in your life, your relationships or your job, or going through challenging life transitions? I strongly believe that we all have tremendous capacity for change, growth and healing. Drawing upon my professional training in body-oriented psychotherapy and decades of meditation practice, I can assist you in quieting your mind and taping into your own truth, strengths and wisdom within. Psychotherapy that integrates body, mind and spirit can help you move beyond the problems to release the creative energy, optimism and hope necessary to lead you to a more authentic and fulfilling life."
Theo Kuczek, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, CPT
Verified by Psychology Today
"Therapy with me will have you leaving my office with tangible ways, for you or you and your loved ones, to facilitate changes in what you want in your life from the very first session. I will challenge you hard but with compassion. I enjoy helping people develop an enthusiasm for the process of self-discovery and healing. I make authentic contact with people help them cultivate a taste for their own Truths while making space to grieve the loss of old ways or relating to people and the world around them. I see starting therapy is a sign of intelligence."
Attachment-based
Gestalt
(925) 232-0438
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Attachment-based
Gestalt
"Therapy with me will have you leaving my office with tangible ways, for you or you and your loved ones, to facilitate changes in what you want in your life from the very first session. I will challenge you hard but with compassion. I enjoy helping people develop an enthusiasm for the process of self-discovery and healing. I make authentic contact with people help them cultivate a taste for their own Truths while making space to grieve the loss of old ways or relating to people and the world around them. I see starting therapy is a sign of intelligence."
Miranda York, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"Starting therapy can be daunting, so I encourage you to reach out, even if you're uncertain where to start. I've witnessed profound impacts in my work with people, where shame becomes self acceptance and overwhelm becomes relief and ease. I welcome everyone who wants to work with me, and especially welcome those who may not have felt comfortable in therapy before, possibly due to experiencing marginality, societal oppression, or being shy. I also tend to work well with over achievers, sensitive introverts, and perfectionists struggling to find a stable sense of self worth. My practice is anti oppression and trauma informed."
Attachment-based
Gestalt
(415) 360-2733
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Attachment-based
Gestalt
"Starting therapy can be daunting, so I encourage you to reach out, even if you're uncertain where to start. I've witnessed profound impacts in my work with people, where shame becomes self acceptance and overwhelm becomes relief and ease. I welcome everyone who wants to work with me, and especially welcome those who may not have felt comfortable in therapy before, possibly due to experiencing marginality, societal oppression, or being shy. I also tend to work well with over achievers, sensitive introverts, and perfectionists struggling to find a stable sense of self worth. My practice is anti oppression and trauma informed."
Mats Hellsten, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"(Watch a brief introductory video on my website!) I'll work with you to overcome limiting patterns and discover new, more fulfilling ways to be in the world. Along the way you may discover deeply held beliefs and emotional responses that shape your experience, and choose to let go of what no longer serves you, while giving greater expression to your authentic self. I offer a warm and welcoming therapeutic environment where you can safely explore your concerns. I specialize in helping individuals and couples find relief from anxiety and other distressing emotions, heal trauma, improve self-esteem, improve communication, and experience greater relationship satisfaction."
Attachment-based
Gestalt
(510) 962-7477
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Attachment-based
Gestalt
"(Watch a brief introductory video on my website!) I'll work with you to overcome limiting patterns and discover new, more fulfilling ways to be in the world. Along the way you may discover deeply held beliefs and emotional responses that shape your experience, and choose to let go of what no longer serves you, while giving greater expression to your authentic self. I offer a warm and welcoming therapeutic environment where you can safely explore your concerns. I specialize in helping individuals and couples find relief from anxiety and other distressing emotions, heal trauma, improve self-esteem, improve communication, and experience greater relationship satisfaction."
Nathan Michael, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"Despite all that you have achieved, you get the feeling that something is missing in your life. A recent transition, relationship or career challenge may be making it clear that some things are not working. You may also notice that you end up playing a familiar role in your relationships and this creates a "stuck" feeling. At times you feel overwhelmed with worry, pressure or dread and may be resorting to addictive patterns or substances in order to cope. You don't want to feel "lacking," anxious or stressed out. You want to feel better and be better with yourself and others."
Attachment-based
Gestalt
(415) 792-1901
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Attachment-based
Gestalt
"Despite all that you have achieved, you get the feeling that something is missing in your life. A recent transition, relationship or career challenge may be making it clear that some things are not working. You may also notice that you end up playing a familiar role in your relationships and this creates a "stuck" feeling. At times you feel overwhelmed with worry, pressure or dread and may be resorting to addictive patterns or substances in order to cope. You don't want to feel "lacking," anxious or stressed out. You want to feel better and be better with yourself and others."
Seth Ambrose, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT, mAmSAT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
"My goal as a therapist is to serve as a compassionate witness, creating a safe space for clients to explore their whole selves - body, mind, and spirit. Together, we can map the territory of your lived experience and find the road that leads to a place of knowing, confidence, and satisfaction. I welcome the whole you. The places of lightness and the places of darkness. I welcome your multitude of backgrounds and experiences. I welcome the parts that follow the rules, as well as the rebel parts that march to a different beat. Come just as you are - to discover who you can become."
Attachment-based
Gestalt
(415) 419-8633
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
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Attachment-based
Gestalt
"My goal as a therapist is to serve as a compassionate witness, creating a safe space for clients to explore their whole selves - body, mind, and spirit. Together, we can map the territory of your lived experience and find the road that leads to a place of knowing, confidence, and satisfaction. I welcome the whole you. The places of lightness and the places of darkness. I welcome your multitude of backgrounds and experiences. I welcome the parts that follow the rules, as well as the rebel parts that march to a different beat. Come just as you are - to discover who you can become."
Alexandra Elite-Marcandonatou, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
"I provide psychotherapy to individuals utilizing a holistic approach that incorporates mindfulness-based cognitive therapy and is inspired by humanistic, psychodynamic, relational and attachment theories. Using an integrative approach, treatment is customized to meet your individual needs/interests. We can work together to gain a deeper understanding of yourself, your relationships and the way in which you respond to the stresses, demands and challenges you experience in your life. Along these lines, you will have the opportunity to explore relational patterns that may be getting in the way of deeper satisfaction and joy."
Attachment-based
Gestalt
(415) 969-7895
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
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Attachment-based
Gestalt
"I provide psychotherapy to individuals utilizing a holistic approach that incorporates mindfulness-based cognitive therapy and is inspired by humanistic, psychodynamic, relational and attachment theories. Using an integrative approach, treatment is customized to meet your individual needs/interests. We can work together to gain a deeper understanding of yourself, your relationships and the way in which you respond to the stresses, demands and challenges you experience in your life. Along these lines, you will have the opportunity to explore relational patterns that may be getting in the way of deeper satisfaction and joy."
Duygu Balan, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
"Are you stuck somewhere? Did you hit a wall? Do you want to heal an old wound? Break a habit? Obtain more access to yourself? Come as you are. Do you want to adjust to your new family configuration? Welcome a new baby? Absorb a loss? Overcome a challenge? Be more present in the moment? Explore your role as a parent? Redefine yourself in a relationship? Come as you are. Together we can move through pain and achieve a deeper understanding of your relationship with yourself, ease conflicts, cope with challenges, and open room for more joy in your life."
Attachment-based
Gestalt
(518) 685-4288
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
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Attachment-based
Gestalt
"Are you stuck somewhere? Did you hit a wall? Do you want to heal an old wound? Break a habit? Obtain more access to yourself? Come as you are. Do you want to adjust to your new family configuration? Welcome a new baby? Absorb a loss? Overcome a challenge? Be more present in the moment? Explore your role as a parent? Redefine yourself in a relationship? Come as you are. Together we can move through pain and achieve a deeper understanding of your relationship with yourself, ease conflicts, cope with challenges, and open room for more joy in your life."
Ilya Parizhsky, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
"Do you feel isolated and out of place? And even wonder if maybe there's something fundamentally wrong with you? Do you feel anxious in social settings? And end up feeling bad about yourself afterwards? I can show you a way out of this. Attachment-based therapy can create inner shifts that result in a profoundly transformed experience of living, so you can feel more at ease, love who you are, and feel deeply connected to those around you."
Attachment-based
Gestalt
(510) 876-4835
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
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Attachment-based
Gestalt
"Do you feel isolated and out of place? And even wonder if maybe there's something fundamentally wrong with you? Do you feel anxious in social settings? And end up feeling bad about yourself afterwards? I can show you a way out of this. Attachment-based therapy can create inner shifts that result in a profoundly transformed experience of living, so you can feel more at ease, love who you are, and feel deeply connected to those around you."
Joanna Gardner
AMFT, APCC, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
"I welcome those who find themselves in the unknown spaces of their lives, when transitions or change are calling them to shed what no longer serves them, and become more of who they truly are. I sit with you as a collaborative ally in the discovery of your own unique inner voice. While we may seek to understand old limiting beliefs, our deeper journey is toward uncovering the part of you that naturally moves towards its greatest wholeness and aliveness. Together we find the resources you already have to support your unfolding process."
Attachment-based
Gestalt
(415) 231-1588
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
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Attachment-based
Gestalt
"I welcome those who find themselves in the unknown spaces of their lives, when transitions or change are calling them to shed what no longer serves them, and become more of who they truly are. I sit with you as a collaborative ally in the discovery of your own unique inner voice. While we may seek to understand old limiting beliefs, our deeper journey is toward uncovering the part of you that naturally moves towards its greatest wholeness and aliveness. Together we find the resources you already have to support your unfolding process."
Michelle Chang, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT, RDT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
"Growing up with critical, controlling, or dismissive parent(s)? Are you struggling with setting boundary or building intimacy? Feeling depressed, unseen, frustrated, or helpless? Want to live an authentic life and be who you are? I'm ready to listen to your story and help you live the life you want. You will gain perspectives on your stuckness, learn about building healthy relationships with self and others, and have a more satisfying life. I also have insights regarding cross cultural issues, gender identities/sexual orientation, parenting, and pre-marital counseling. "
Attachment-based
Gestalt
(510) 962-7461
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
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Attachment-based
Gestalt
"Growing up with critical, controlling, or dismissive parent(s)? Are you struggling with setting boundary or building intimacy? Feeling depressed, unseen, frustrated, or helpless? Want to live an authentic life and be who you are? I'm ready to listen to your story and help you live the life you want. You will gain perspectives on your stuckness, learn about building healthy relationships with self and others, and have a more satisfying life. I also have insights regarding cross cultural issues, gender identities/sexual orientation, parenting, and pre-marital counseling. "

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Attachment-based Therapists
Attachment-based therapy in 94609 is form of therapy that applies to interventions or approaches based on attachment theory, which explains how the relationship a parent has with its child influences development. These Therapists in 94609 can help with 94609 Attachment based therapy.

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.