Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94609
"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
Family / Marital
Culturally Sensitive
(510) 907-6756
Verified
Oakland, California 94609
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Attachment-based
Family / Marital
Culturally Sensitive
"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. "
Deborah Yarock, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94611
"For the past 30 years, I have supported people navigating anxiety, stress, addictions and overwhelm to rediscover their aliveness, agency, and the gifts that can come from even the most difficult experiences. As a highly interactive and warm person, I believe the quality of our therapeutic relationship is a major part of healing. Deeply intuitive and strength based by nature, I help you recognize your innate wisdom to creatively reshape your life. In the supportive environment of therapy, you are invited to unfold at your very own pace while facing challenges and perceived limitations."
Attachment-based
Family / Marital
Culturally Sensitive
(510) 398-6926
Verified
Oakland, California 94611
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Attachment-based
Family / Marital
Culturally Sensitive
"For the past 30 years, I have supported people navigating anxiety, stress, addictions and overwhelm to rediscover their aliveness, agency, and the gifts that can come from even the most difficult experiences. As a highly interactive and warm person, I believe the quality of our therapeutic relationship is a major part of healing. Deeply intuitive and strength based by nature, I help you recognize your innate wisdom to creatively reshape your life. In the supportive environment of therapy, you are invited to unfold at your very own pace while facing challenges and perceived limitations."
Rebecca Silverstein, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94601
"It's possible to have a fulfilling, meaningful and joyful life. I create a safe space for you to explore how your life experiences shaped your view of yourself and others. As a result of childhood abuse or neglect, intergenerational transmission of trauma and ongoing injustice, we can develop negative beliefs about our worth and what the world will provide for us. These often unconscious thoughts and behaviors helped you survive and even thrive but may not work well now. As humans, we go through many times of growth where we shed what doesn't fit, so we can become even an better version of ourselves. "
Attachment-based
Family / Marital
Culturally Sensitive
(415) 403-2734
Verified
Oakland, California 94601
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Attachment-based
Family / Marital
Culturally Sensitive
"It's possible to have a fulfilling, meaningful and joyful life. I create a safe space for you to explore how your life experiences shaped your view of yourself and others. As a result of childhood abuse or neglect, intergenerational transmission of trauma and ongoing injustice, we can develop negative beliefs about our worth and what the world will provide for us. These often unconscious thoughts and behaviors helped you survive and even thrive but may not work well now. As humans, we go through many times of growth where we shed what doesn't fit, so we can become even an better version of ourselves. "
Alison Hart Siggelkow, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94609
"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. "
Attachment-based
Family / Marital
Culturally Sensitive
(845) 250-6904
Verified
Oakland, California 94609
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Attachment-based
Family / Marital
Culturally Sensitive
"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. "
Liz Tong, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MPH, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94612
"My style of therapy is warm, attentive, & engaged. I believe we all need to be heard, understood & truly seen for who we are; for this is where a sense of self-trust can deepen & self-esteem can strengthen. One of my goals is to help you feel less burdened & less alone in your struggles and also provide coping strategies when you are feeling overwhelmed. I honor the uniqueness of each individual & work in a way that meets your current needs (whether you are moving through a crisis situation, having relationship issues, needing help managing anxiety & depression, or healing from trauma)."
Attachment-based
Family / Marital
Culturally Sensitive
(415) 969-3459
Verified
Oakland, California 94612
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Attachment-based
Family / Marital
Culturally Sensitive
"My style of therapy is warm, attentive, & engaged. I believe we all need to be heard, understood & truly seen for who we are; for this is where a sense of self-trust can deepen & self-esteem can strengthen. One of my goals is to help you feel less burdened & less alone in your struggles and also provide coping strategies when you are feeling overwhelmed. I honor the uniqueness of each individual & work in a way that meets your current needs (whether you are moving through a crisis situation, having relationship issues, needing help managing anxiety & depression, or healing from trauma)."
Deanna Jimenez, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94610
"I work with individuals, and couples who are looking to create more fulfilling relationships and lead happier, more balanced lives. Despite what brings you to therapy, my goal is for you to leave with the ability to respond effectively to life's challenges. I provide a safe, supportive environment for you to begin exploring your internal reality. Through mindfulness, interactive dialogue and practical wisdom we will get curious about old patterns that no longer serve you. Visit me at www.deannajimenez.com."
Attachment-based
Family / Marital
Culturally Sensitive
(510) 275-7180
Verified
Oakland, California 94610
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Attachment-based
Family / Marital
Culturally Sensitive
"I work with individuals, and couples who are looking to create more fulfilling relationships and lead happier, more balanced lives. Despite what brings you to therapy, my goal is for you to leave with the ability to respond effectively to life's challenges. I provide a safe, supportive environment for you to begin exploring your internal reality. Through mindfulness, interactive dialogue and practical wisdom we will get curious about old patterns that no longer serve you. Visit me at www.deannajimenez.com."
Angela Vincent Polk, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94618
"I work with clients at my office in Oakland near the Rockridge Bart Station. I prefer to work with a client who will come to sessions even when it is challenging to do so and allow the therapy relationship to open up space for safe exploration of the realities of life, ways to cope with reality, and improve spiritual and mental strength. Therefore, my client would demonstrate commitment to the therapy relationship, whether it is for brief therapy or long-term work, by doing the work necessary to understand the self and make necessary life decisions in order to maximize the availability of life energy."
Attachment-based
Family / Marital
Culturally Sensitive
(510) 876-4753
Verified
Oakland, California 94618
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Attachment-based
Family / Marital
Culturally Sensitive
"I work with clients at my office in Oakland near the Rockridge Bart Station. I prefer to work with a client who will come to sessions even when it is challenging to do so and allow the therapy relationship to open up space for safe exploration of the realities of life, ways to cope with reality, and improve spiritual and mental strength. Therefore, my client would demonstrate commitment to the therapy relationship, whether it is for brief therapy or long-term work, by doing the work necessary to understand the self and make necessary life decisions in order to maximize the availability of life energy."
Shenaaz Janmohamed, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94611
"I utilize both relational theory and mindfulness practice as grounding principles of my therapy style. Relational work is based on the idea that through our relationships and knowing how we operate within them, we can better understand ourselves and grow to our fullest potentials. Mindfulness practice seeks to observe and notice our reactions to experiences - from the most minute to the largest, for the purposes of decreasing our suffering. I seek to support people in healing from interpersonal, familiar, societal, systemic, and historical traumas. I provide psychotherapy for individuals, those in relationships (couples, poly, friendships, etc) and families."
Attachment-based
Family / Marital
Culturally Sensitive
(510) 306-7558
Verified
Oakland, California 94611
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Attachment-based
Family / Marital
Culturally Sensitive
"I utilize both relational theory and mindfulness practice as grounding principles of my therapy style. Relational work is based on the idea that through our relationships and knowing how we operate within them, we can better understand ourselves and grow to our fullest potentials. Mindfulness practice seeks to observe and notice our reactions to experiences - from the most minute to the largest, for the purposes of decreasing our suffering. I seek to support people in healing from interpersonal, familiar, societal, systemic, and historical traumas. I provide psychotherapy for individuals, those in relationships (couples, poly, friendships, etc) and families."
Monica Lois Psychotherapy, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94611
"YOU MAY BENEFIT FROM THERAPY IF... * You are tired of repeating hurtful patterns in your life * You’re seeking rich and satisfying relationships * You’re craving connection, presence, and intimacy in your life * You’ve experienced trauma and need support * You feel depressed, anxious, or lost * You want to learn stress management skills * You are seeking support while navigating a life transition or loss * You would like to know yourself more deeply."
Attachment-based
Family / Marital
Culturally Sensitive
(510) 319-1012
Verified
Oakland, California 94611
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Attachment-based
Family / Marital
Culturally Sensitive
"YOU MAY BENEFIT FROM THERAPY IF... * You are tired of repeating hurtful patterns in your life * You’re seeking rich and satisfying relationships * You’re craving connection, presence, and intimacy in your life * You’ve experienced trauma and need support * You feel depressed, anxious, or lost * You want to learn stress management skills * You are seeking support while navigating a life transition or loss * You would like to know yourself more deeply."
Kyoko Tsuchiya, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94618
"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
Family / Marital
Culturally Sensitive
(510) 858-0979
Verified
Oakland, California 94618
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Attachment-based
Family / Marital
Culturally Sensitive
"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."
Zoe Barnow, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94618
"I am a licensed psychologist offering psychotherapy for adults, adolescents, couples, and infant-parent dyads. I approach my work from a psychodynamic, social/racial justice and queer feminist lens. I believe our childhood experiences and attachment relationships with our caregivers, in combination with our various social identity markers, shape us into the adults we grow up to become. I seek to understand each person's unique life circumstances and experiences so I can best support them in their process of healing and growth. Underlying my work is a deep commitment to interrupting the intergenerational transmission of trauma and oppression."
Attachment-based
Family / Marital
Culturally Sensitive
(510) 757-1893
Verified
Oakland, California 94618
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Attachment-based
Family / Marital
Culturally Sensitive
"I am a licensed psychologist offering psychotherapy for adults, adolescents, couples, and infant-parent dyads. I approach my work from a psychodynamic, social/racial justice and queer feminist lens. I believe our childhood experiences and attachment relationships with our caregivers, in combination with our various social identity markers, shape us into the adults we grow up to become. I seek to understand each person's unique life circumstances and experiences so I can best support them in their process of healing and growth. Underlying my work is a deep commitment to interrupting the intergenerational transmission of trauma and oppression."
Barbara Moura, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94618
"Sometimes the coping strategies that we use no longer work for us. And the usual support systems we turn to, are at times just not enough. Therapy can be an added support to help us figure out new strategies to cope with the challenges and times of transition in our lives. I provide a calm and reflective space, where together we will reach a deeper understanding of what holds you back and what changes you need to make to live your life more fully. Some areas of specialization include women's issues, perinatal and postnatal disorders, early parenting and cancer."
Attachment-based
Family / Marital
Culturally Sensitive
(510) 257-9374
Verified
Oakland, California 94618
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Attachment-based
Family / Marital
Culturally Sensitive
"Sometimes the coping strategies that we use no longer work for us. And the usual support systems we turn to, are at times just not enough. Therapy can be an added support to help us figure out new strategies to cope with the challenges and times of transition in our lives. I provide a calm and reflective space, where together we will reach a deeper understanding of what holds you back and what changes you need to make to live your life more fully. Some areas of specialization include women's issues, perinatal and postnatal disorders, early parenting and cancer."
Aretha Hampton, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94611
"Life is unpredictable. We make a plan and then BOOM something jumps out of nowhere and things change. Whether a sudden life event has rocked your core or you are struggling to break a negative cycle, it can be helpful to speak to someone who can support. Seeking help is strength. We all have a need for healthy love, support and happiness. You're looking at this profile because you are ready to sit with someone and explore how you can create change or repair a part of your life that is preventing you from having what it is that you want."
Attachment-based
Family / Marital
Culturally Sensitive
(510) 847-8847
Verified
Oakland, California 94611
View
Attachment-based
Family / Marital
Culturally Sensitive
"Life is unpredictable. We make a plan and then BOOM something jumps out of nowhere and things change. Whether a sudden life event has rocked your core or you are struggling to break a negative cycle, it can be helpful to speak to someone who can support. Seeking help is strength. We all have a need for healthy love, support and happiness. You're looking at this profile because you are ready to sit with someone and explore how you can create change or repair a part of your life that is preventing you from having what it is that you want."
Natalie Compagni Portis, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94618
"I offer psychotherapy through the life cycle and I believe that each of us brings our unique history and experience to each relationship, with our partner, our children, our colleagues, friends and families. Through dialogue and learning deep empathy and understanding of ourselves as well as our partners, we can learn to trust, heal old wounds and love more deeply, and find deep satisfaction within ourselves and in our relationships."
Attachment-based
Family / Marital
Culturally Sensitive
(510) 592-9050
Verified
Oakland, California 94618
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Attachment-based
Family / Marital
Culturally Sensitive
"I offer psychotherapy through the life cycle and I believe that each of us brings our unique history and experience to each relationship, with our partner, our children, our colleagues, friends and families. Through dialogue and learning deep empathy and understanding of ourselves as well as our partners, we can learn to trust, heal old wounds and love more deeply, and find deep satisfaction within ourselves and in our relationships."
Kristin Fialko, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94609
"We often find ourselves and bodies, on the path towards health after overwhelming experiences, trauma, grief or loss. Re-igniting our inner-fire and natural emotional balance can understandably be a challenge. Trauma-informed somatic psychotherapy can help! I take my role as a therapist, one who supports the client On their journey, as a facilitator of a sacred collaboration. I conduct therapy with an intention to process and move trauma (anxiety, depression and grief accompanying it) in order to restore balance between the mind, body, and spirit and reignite the internal fire."
Attachment-based
Family / Marital
Culturally Sensitive
(510) 491-9142
Verified
Oakland, California 94609
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Attachment-based
Family / Marital
Culturally Sensitive
"We often find ourselves and bodies, on the path towards health after overwhelming experiences, trauma, grief or loss. Re-igniting our inner-fire and natural emotional balance can understandably be a challenge. Trauma-informed somatic psychotherapy can help! I take my role as a therapist, one who supports the client On their journey, as a facilitator of a sacred collaboration. I conduct therapy with an intention to process and move trauma (anxiety, depression and grief accompanying it) in order to restore balance between the mind, body, and spirit and reignite the internal fire."
Karen Godfredsen, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94618
"When we find ourselves struggling with the kind of emotional pain that our usual strategies and supports can't relieve, good therapy is a lifeline. Like massage for physical injuries, psychotherapy effectively relieves chronic emotional pain, clears out unwanted emotional scar tissue, and creates flexibility, strength and new possibilities for positive motion in our lives. Whether you are worried about your own mental health, or the distress of someone you love, or are simply curious about how therapy might help, call/email me to schedule an initial conversation to talk about what kind of treatment is best for you."
Attachment-based
Family / Marital
Culturally Sensitive
(510) 953-4239
Verified
Oakland, California 94618
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Attachment-based
Family / Marital
Culturally Sensitive
"When we find ourselves struggling with the kind of emotional pain that our usual strategies and supports can't relieve, good therapy is a lifeline. Like massage for physical injuries, psychotherapy effectively relieves chronic emotional pain, clears out unwanted emotional scar tissue, and creates flexibility, strength and new possibilities for positive motion in our lives. Whether you are worried about your own mental health, or the distress of someone you love, or are simply curious about how therapy might help, call/email me to schedule an initial conversation to talk about what kind of treatment is best for you."
Therese Noel Allen, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94612
"While I do offer talk therapy, I also blend psychotherapy, expressive arts therapy and somatic therapy. Expressive arts therapy can look like anything from me having you choose images (rather than using words) to describe your experience, to drama therapy techniques by which I facilitate you having a conversation with a "part" of yourself that continues a frustrating habit. Somatic work means your body is an integral part of our process. This can mean tracking bodily shifts and sensations together. It can also involve standing practices that reflect back what your body (you) are doing, as opposed to what you think you are doing. "
Attachment-based
Family / Marital
Culturally Sensitive
(415) 413-4284
Verified
Oakland, California 94612
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Attachment-based
Family / Marital
Culturally Sensitive
"While I do offer talk therapy, I also blend psychotherapy, expressive arts therapy and somatic therapy. Expressive arts therapy can look like anything from me having you choose images (rather than using words) to describe your experience, to drama therapy techniques by which I facilitate you having a conversation with a "part" of yourself that continues a frustrating habit. Somatic work means your body is an integral part of our process. This can mean tracking bodily shifts and sensations together. It can also involve standing practices that reflect back what your body (you) are doing, as opposed to what you think you are doing. "
Lisa Horowitz, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94610
"I’m an interactive and relationship-focused therapist. It is important to me that you feel heard, understood, and connected. If you are struggling with life transitions, frequently feeling worried, and are concerned about yourself and your relationships, therapy can help. We will work together to determine what your needs and goals are, and we'll create a road map to meet those needs and achieve your goals."
Attachment-based
Family / Marital
Culturally Sensitive
(510) 330-2470
Verified
Oakland, California 94610
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Attachment-based
Family / Marital
Culturally Sensitive
"I’m an interactive and relationship-focused therapist. It is important to me that you feel heard, understood, and connected. If you are struggling with life transitions, frequently feeling worried, and are concerned about yourself and your relationships, therapy can help. We will work together to determine what your needs and goals are, and we'll create a road map to meet those needs and achieve your goals."
Barry Steven Friedman, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94611
"The essence of effective psychotherapy is found in the therapist's understanding, empathy and caring for you. Trust in our relationship develops from that foundation. My primary commitment to you is to help you grow in self-awareness and self-empowerment, and to help you take the necessary actions that will actualize your growth and development in the world. If you struggle with feelings of fear, shame, helplessness, worthlessness and anger; traumatic emotional, physical and sexual experience; challenges in relationship; dysfunctional behaviors; unfulfilled aspirations; questions about your life's meaning; and physical illness and aging, I can help you."
Attachment-based
Family / Marital
Culturally Sensitive
(510) 499-6900
Verified
Oakland, California 94611
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Attachment-based
Family / Marital
Culturally Sensitive
"The essence of effective psychotherapy is found in the therapist's understanding, empathy and caring for you. Trust in our relationship develops from that foundation. My primary commitment to you is to help you grow in self-awareness and self-empowerment, and to help you take the necessary actions that will actualize your growth and development in the world. If you struggle with feelings of fear, shame, helplessness, worthlessness and anger; traumatic emotional, physical and sexual experience; challenges in relationship; dysfunctional behaviors; unfulfilled aspirations; questions about your life's meaning; and physical illness and aging, I can help you."
Lisa Wild, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94618
"I enjoy working with people who want a different outcome than what they've been getting. If something isn't working out for you or you feel like you are not being your true self, then let's collaborate on how you might be able to do something differently. I have extensive experience working with adolescents, adults and families. Issues regarding our identities, how we relate with others and how we cope with challenges are my specialties. I want to support you to improve your relationship with yourself and with those you care about."
Attachment-based
Family / Marital
Culturally Sensitive
(510) 768-7256
Verified
Oakland, California 94618
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Attachment-based
Family / Marital
Culturally Sensitive
"I enjoy working with people who want a different outcome than what they've been getting. If something isn't working out for you or you feel like you are not being your true self, then let's collaborate on how you might be able to do something differently. I have extensive experience working with adolescents, adults and families. Issues regarding our identities, how we relate with others and how we cope with challenges are my specialties. I want to support you to improve your relationship with yourself and with those you care about."

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Attachment-based therapy in Oakland 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 Oakland can help with Oakland Attachment based therapy.

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

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