Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, C-CPS, EMDR, ATPSB
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94602
"You've already begun on your path to recovery simply by reaching out for support. Seeking out therapy is not easy. I value the courage and vulnerability it takes to ask for help. All of us are unique in our emotional complexity, and no one is inherently broken. I help cultivate self-appreciation and respect while keeping you on track toward your goals. My hope is to offer a warm, unconditionally supportive setting. -A place where you feel safe bringing your challenges. I'm non-judgmental, direct but warm, and genuine. I'm here to keep you moving forward."
Attachment-based
Addiction
Gay
(510) 931-7100
Verified
Oakland, California 94602
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Attachment-based
Addiction
Gay
"You've already begun on your path to recovery simply by reaching out for support. Seeking out therapy is not easy. I value the courage and vulnerability it takes to ask for help. All of us are unique in our emotional complexity, and no one is inherently broken. I help cultivate self-appreciation and respect while keeping you on track toward your goals. My hope is to offer a warm, unconditionally supportive setting. -A place where you feel safe bringing your challenges. I'm non-judgmental, direct but warm, and genuine. I'm here to keep you moving forward."
Deb Lyman, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94610
"Perhaps you are struggling to find or deepen a relationship, or tend to lose yourself in relationships, or are in a relationship and feel ambivalent about it. Perhaps there is a particularly difficult person in your life and your interactions with them are causing you a lot of pain. Or maybe your relationship with yourself is feeling pretty unfriendly."
Attachment-based
Addiction
Gay
(510) 621-6437
Verified
Oakland, California 94610
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Attachment-based
Addiction
Gay
"Perhaps you are struggling to find or deepen a relationship, or tend to lose yourself in relationships, or are in a relationship and feel ambivalent about it. Perhaps there is a particularly difficult person in your life and your interactions with them are causing you a lot of pain. Or maybe your relationship with yourself is feeling pretty unfriendly."
Theo Kuczek, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, CPT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94612
"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
Addiction
Gay
(925) 232-0438
Verified
Oakland, California 94612
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Attachment-based
Addiction
Gay
"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."
Shauna Bergh, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, RYT-500
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94609
"I take a holistic approach to therapy with children, teens and individual adults, looking deeply into the interplay between mind, body and spirit. I work collaboratively with clients to explore socio-cultural considerations, how we fit or don't fit in that context and our opportunities for growth. We'll sort through to find and examine unconscious patterns and get creative to generate alternatives that put you more in line with your goals and life purpose. If you don't know what those are, we'll figure that out too."
Attachment-based
Addiction
Gay
(510) 852-9349
Verified
Oakland, California 94609
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Attachment-based
Addiction
Gay
"I take a holistic approach to therapy with children, teens and individual adults, looking deeply into the interplay between mind, body and spirit. I work collaboratively with clients to explore socio-cultural considerations, how we fit or don't fit in that context and our opportunities for growth. We'll sort through to find and examine unconscious patterns and get creative to generate alternatives that put you more in line with your goals and life purpose. If you don't know what those are, we'll figure that out too."
Elizabeth Alice Cary, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, ASW
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94610
"You don’t have to look like someone with an eating disorder (ED) to have one. Eating disorders not only affect: young, white, cisgender, middle-upper class women; it affects all races, genders, and socioeconomic backgrounds. As a QTPOC, you have likely been discouraged by stereotypes, lack of access to treatment, and lack of support within the ED community. If you are ready to change, but unsure how. If you feel alone, or doubt your capacity to change. You are NOT alone. I know how difficult the first step can seem. Know you are not walking this path alone. We will walk together on your journey to true transformation. "
Attachment-based
Addiction
Gay
(510) 257-9557
Verified
Oakland, California 94610
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Attachment-based
Addiction
Gay
"You don’t have to look like someone with an eating disorder (ED) to have one. Eating disorders not only affect: young, white, cisgender, middle-upper class women; it affects all races, genders, and socioeconomic backgrounds. As a QTPOC, you have likely been discouraged by stereotypes, lack of access to treatment, and lack of support within the ED community. If you are ready to change, but unsure how. If you feel alone, or doubt your capacity to change. You are NOT alone. I know how difficult the first step can seem. Know you are not walking this path alone. We will walk together on your journey to true transformation. "
Samantha Yugler, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94612
"I work collaboratively with individuals and couples to make significant shifts that result in long-lasting, increased life fulfillment. I have extensive experience working with issues such as: anxiety, depression, relationship issues, grief and loss, trauma and substance abuse and recovery. I strive to ensure that my clients are clear about what they are learning and gaining from psychotherapy. This includes the identification of supportive tools and coping skills that continue to aid clients after the completion of therapy."
Attachment-based
Addiction
Gay
(510) 900-8678
Verified
Oakland, California 94612
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Attachment-based
Addiction
Gay
"I work collaboratively with individuals and couples to make significant shifts that result in long-lasting, increased life fulfillment. I have extensive experience working with issues such as: anxiety, depression, relationship issues, grief and loss, trauma and substance abuse and recovery. I strive to ensure that my clients are clear about what they are learning and gaining from psychotherapy. This includes the identification of supportive tools and coping skills that continue to aid clients after the completion of therapy."
Melinda Perales, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, RAMFT, #103897
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94609
"Melinda Perales, Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist received her master’s degree in holistic counseling psychology with a transpersonal specialization at John F. Kennedy University. Melinda provides treatment for porn addiction and sex & love addiction and works with individuals, couples, and leads group therapy. In addition to her extensive knowledge of treating addiction, she also has a strong background working with eating disorders, anxiety, depression, major career and life transitions. Melinda is in the process of becoming a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT) and a Certified Shame Practitioner."
Attachment-based
Addiction
Gay
(510) 681-0296
Verified
Oakland, California 94609
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Attachment-based
Addiction
Gay
"Melinda Perales, Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist received her master’s degree in holistic counseling psychology with a transpersonal specialization at John F. Kennedy University. Melinda provides treatment for porn addiction and sex & love addiction and works with individuals, couples, and leads group therapy. In addition to her extensive knowledge of treating addiction, she also has a strong background working with eating disorders, anxiety, depression, major career and life transitions. Melinda is in the process of becoming a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT) and a Certified Shame Practitioner."
Renee-DeAnna Sadiq, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94610
"I work with individuals toward connecting to themselves, and couples and family members connecting to one another. When there's space, time, curiosity and full acceptance from a safe other, what needs to be seen and heard from the depths arises and then guides towards healing, wholeness and connection. The injuries of current and past show up to speak truth and release - interpersonal, familial, intergenerational, and from impacts of oppression, discrimination, alienation, abuse, and neglect. When injuries heal, freedom and connection arise, depression and anxiety fall away. This process happens with deep listening and care."
Attachment-based
Addiction
Gay
(510) 250-7581
Verified
Oakland, California 94610
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Attachment-based
Addiction
Gay
"I work with individuals toward connecting to themselves, and couples and family members connecting to one another. When there's space, time, curiosity and full acceptance from a safe other, what needs to be seen and heard from the depths arises and then guides towards healing, wholeness and connection. The injuries of current and past show up to speak truth and release - interpersonal, familial, intergenerational, and from impacts of oppression, discrimination, alienation, abuse, and neglect. When injuries heal, freedom and connection arise, depression and anxiety fall away. This process happens with deep listening and care."
Jesse N Bachrach, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94604
"I have witnessed many times the power of psychotherapy to improve people's lived experiences. I approach clinical practice with the belief that personal development and larger social change go hand in hand and that bringing about social justice necessitates that we transform as individuals, communities, and societies. Psychotherapy with me is grounded in recognizing the global factors (oppressions and privileges) shaping individuals while incorporating an understanding of personal responses to lived experience."
Attachment-based
Addiction
Gay
(510) 491-9783
Verified
Oakland, California 94604
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Attachment-based
Addiction
Gay
"I have witnessed many times the power of psychotherapy to improve people's lived experiences. I approach clinical practice with the belief that personal development and larger social change go hand in hand and that bringing about social justice necessitates that we transform as individuals, communities, and societies. Psychotherapy with me is grounded in recognizing the global factors (oppressions and privileges) shaping individuals while incorporating an understanding of personal responses to lived experience."
Vincenza Jamie Baldino, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94612
"My work is guided by the tenet, Life is Relationship. If we can trust our stories to a therapist, that therapeutic relationship can transform us. Self-acceptance, and calm return. I listen compassionately to others to understand what is inhibiting their motivation and self-confidence. I consider lifestyle practices, relationships, use of substances; healthy and unhealthy habits, and one's sense of belonging. My clients and I together identify what helps them change. Some practices and tools I use to guide my work are: talk therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), mindfulness and stress management practices derived from Yogic philosophy and practices."
Attachment-based
Addiction
Gay
(510) 279-4427
Verified
Oakland, California 94612
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Attachment-based
Addiction
Gay
"My work is guided by the tenet, Life is Relationship. If we can trust our stories to a therapist, that therapeutic relationship can transform us. Self-acceptance, and calm return. I listen compassionately to others to understand what is inhibiting their motivation and self-confidence. I consider lifestyle practices, relationships, use of substances; healthy and unhealthy habits, and one's sense of belonging. My clients and I together identify what helps them change. Some practices and tools I use to guide my work are: talk therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), mindfulness and stress management practices derived from Yogic philosophy and practices."
Tom Schluckebier, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94618
"I've been treating adults, couples, families, and groups in CA since 1993 (and earlier, children, teens, families, university employees, addictions and psychiatric illness, back east 1985-93). My post-grad training was in Berkeley at The Psychotherapy Institute (long-term psychodynamic) and UCB Counseling & Psychological Services (brief and long-term). Recently I worked at San Francisco Kaiser treating adults, young to elderly, with a full spectrum of mental health and medical concerns. Based on my clinical background, I tailor therapy to your present experience, future hopes, and past conditioning so you can move forward, potentially even be "self-therapeutic.""
Attachment-based
Addiction
Gay
(510) 849-7163
Verified
Oakland, California 94618
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Attachment-based
Addiction
Gay
"I've been treating adults, couples, families, and groups in CA since 1993 (and earlier, children, teens, families, university employees, addictions and psychiatric illness, back east 1985-93). My post-grad training was in Berkeley at The Psychotherapy Institute (long-term psychodynamic) and UCB Counseling & Psychological Services (brief and long-term). Recently I worked at San Francisco Kaiser treating adults, young to elderly, with a full spectrum of mental health and medical concerns. Based on my clinical background, I tailor therapy to your present experience, future hopes, and past conditioning so you can move forward, potentially even be "self-therapeutic.""
Stacy Donovan George, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94611
"Is anxiety or depression weighing you down? Do you feel overwhelmed or hopeless with stressful relationships? Do you habitually use substances or addictions to avoid painful feelings? Do you find yourself taking care of everyone but yourself? You don't have to suffer anymore. Therapy can be a transformative and empowering experience that brings peace-of-mind and lasting change. I strive to create an atmosphere of safety and connectedness where you can share all parts of yourself and feel truly accepted. You will learn skills and identify patterns that no longer serve you. You can live your life with more authenticity and ease!"
Attachment-based
Addiction
Gay
(510) 314-8566
Verified
Oakland, California 94611
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Attachment-based
Addiction
Gay
"Is anxiety or depression weighing you down? Do you feel overwhelmed or hopeless with stressful relationships? Do you habitually use substances or addictions to avoid painful feelings? Do you find yourself taking care of everyone but yourself? You don't have to suffer anymore. Therapy can be a transformative and empowering experience that brings peace-of-mind and lasting change. I strive to create an atmosphere of safety and connectedness where you can share all parts of yourself and feel truly accepted. You will learn skills and identify patterns that no longer serve you. You can live your life with more authenticity and ease!"
Judy Blumenfeld, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94618
"An exploration of your childhood,relationships and deepest self can be a beautiful and powerful journey.Together we can develop a curiosity and exploration of vulnerabilities and resilience in the face of challenges and hardship. I work with you in a collaborative way to understand together the obstacles to having healthy and meaningful relationships. If you feel stuck and unable to understand some of your own behaviors and choices we can talk together and begin to find words to understand your experience. I have a warm style of relating and can at times bring humor to our work."
Attachment-based
Addiction
Gay
(510) 575-9984
Verified
Oakland, California 94618
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Attachment-based
Addiction
Gay
"An exploration of your childhood,relationships and deepest self can be a beautiful and powerful journey.Together we can develop a curiosity and exploration of vulnerabilities and resilience in the face of challenges and hardship. I work with you in a collaborative way to understand together the obstacles to having healthy and meaningful relationships. If you feel stuck and unable to understand some of your own behaviors and choices we can talk together and begin to find words to understand your experience. I have a warm style of relating and can at times bring humor to our work."
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
Addiction
Gay
(510) 768-7256
Verified
Oakland, California 94618
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Attachment-based
Addiction
Gay
"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."
Lisa Bonta Sumii, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94618
"I focus on what the individual or couple would like to work on. I believe that the individual or couple knows a lot of what they need to know to heal, feel better, grow, and/or deal with the issue or problem. It is my job to help them access the hope, belief, and skills they may need to cope with the issues at hand. I learn what their strengths are and we build on them together. Issues around ethnic/racial identity, parenting, relationships, and the unique experience of being an adult child of an immigrant parent(s), are at the forefront of my practice."
Attachment-based
Addiction
Gay
(415) 322-8979
Verified
Oakland, California 94618
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Attachment-based
Addiction
Gay
"I focus on what the individual or couple would like to work on. I believe that the individual or couple knows a lot of what they need to know to heal, feel better, grow, and/or deal with the issue or problem. It is my job to help them access the hope, belief, and skills they may need to cope with the issues at hand. I learn what their strengths are and we build on them together. Issues around ethnic/racial identity, parenting, relationships, and the unique experience of being an adult child of an immigrant parent(s), are at the forefront of my practice."
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
Addiction
Gay
(510) 499-6900
Verified
Oakland, California 94611
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Attachment-based
Addiction
Gay
"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."
Nicole Kat Laby, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT, MS
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94607
"Hi, my name is Nicole Laby. I provide psychotherapy for individuals, couples, and families. I feel psychotherapy is an opportunity to change what’s not working so that you can get more of what you want out of your life. I work collaboratively with you to support your progress and help you to overcome emotional and psychological barriers that continue to cause stress and hamper your ability to move forward. "
Attachment-based
Addiction
Gay
(628) 333-2198
Verified
Oakland, California 94607
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Attachment-based
Addiction
Gay
"Hi, my name is Nicole Laby. I provide psychotherapy for individuals, couples, and families. I feel psychotherapy is an opportunity to change what’s not working so that you can get more of what you want out of your life. I work collaboratively with you to support your progress and help you to overcome emotional and psychological barriers that continue to cause stress and hamper your ability to move forward. "
Rosa Wilcox, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94612
"Thank you for visiting my page. My therapeutic style provides a warm, nonjudgmental, environment that meets clients where they are at. As we work together clients are able to examine their goals, problem solve, increase positive coping skills and improve their lives. I specialize in working with anxiety disorders, depression, and substance abuse. I have a great deal of experience with clients who have lived through loss and/or trauma."
Attachment-based
Addiction
Gay
(415) 801-8153
Verified
Oakland, California 94612
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Attachment-based
Addiction
Gay
"Thank you for visiting my page. My therapeutic style provides a warm, nonjudgmental, environment that meets clients where they are at. As we work together clients are able to examine their goals, problem solve, increase positive coping skills and improve their lives. I specialize in working with anxiety disorders, depression, and substance abuse. I have a great deal of experience with clients who have lived through loss and/or trauma."
Fellana L Randall, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94610
"I focus on the challenges that single WOC face when approaching dating & singlehood. My goal is to help you overcome insecurities, improve your sense of self-worth, & build attraction with confidence, visibility, & spontaneity to inspire devotion & have desired commitment. In my work with couples, I use my understanding of the past experiences of each partner that may be impacting the relationship & repeated interactional patterns that cause pain. My goal is for you to develop an understanding & compassion for one another's experience. This newly incorporated consideration for one another establishes a framework in which strategies can be developed, learned, & practiced to improve communication & resolve conflict."
Attachment-based
Addiction
Gay
(510) 454-8299
Verified
Oakland, California 94610
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Attachment-based
Addiction
Gay
"I focus on the challenges that single WOC face when approaching dating & singlehood. My goal is to help you overcome insecurities, improve your sense of self-worth, & build attraction with confidence, visibility, & spontaneity to inspire devotion & have desired commitment. In my work with couples, I use my understanding of the past experiences of each partner that may be impacting the relationship & repeated interactional patterns that cause pain. My goal is for you to develop an understanding & compassion for one another's experience. This newly incorporated consideration for one another establishes a framework in which strategies can be developed, learned, & practiced to improve communication & resolve conflict."
Christy Mammini, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94610
"Welcome! Taking the first step towards getting help is not always easy and I am here to make that transition as clear and safe as possible. My specialties include eating disorders, body image, depression and anxiety. You will find I provide a warm, compassionate, down-to-earth environment where together we will work towards developing insight and awareness into the roots of the behaviors, beliefs and patterns that are holding you back from reaching your fullest potential and living the life that you want."
Attachment-based
Addiction
Gay
(510) 629-5154
Verified
Oakland, California 94610
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Attachment-based
Addiction
Gay
"Welcome! Taking the first step towards getting help is not always easy and I am here to make that transition as clear and safe as possible. My specialties include eating disorders, body image, depression and anxiety. You will find I provide a warm, compassionate, down-to-earth environment where together we will work towards developing insight and awareness into the roots of the behaviors, beliefs and patterns that are holding you back from reaching your fullest potential and living the life that you want."

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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.