Jennifer Chen, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94609
"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."
Attachment-based
Culturally Sensitive
(510) 694-0368
Verified
Oakland, California 94609
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Attachment-based
Culturally Sensitive
"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."
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
Culturally Sensitive
(510) 257-9374
Verified
Oakland, California 94618
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Attachment-based
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."
Kara L Bunting, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94618
"In my practice I emphasize depth work, including insight and emotional experiencing, that may allow for problems that have not responded to more solution focused methods to resolve. My focus is particularly appropriate for people seeking more fulfilling relationships and rich inner lives in addition to the resolution of a concern."
Attachment-based
Culturally Sensitive
(415) 941-3773
Verified
Oakland, California 94618
Attachment-based
Culturally Sensitive
"In my practice I emphasize depth work, including insight and emotional experiencing, that may allow for problems that have not responded to more solution focused methods to resolve. My focus is particularly appropriate for people seeking more fulfilling relationships and rich inner lives in addition to the resolution of a concern."
Genna Brodsky Chase, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94618
"Thank you for looking at my page. Even if you’re just taking a peek, or want to pursue therapy, you’re open to the possibility of living a more expanded, satisfied life. Maybe you feel heart-broken from current and past hurts, and want to deepen your self-compassion. Perhaps you have patterns or habits you want to change but don’t know how. Maybe you're struggling with change, and need support and guidance. Or maybe you want to better your relationship with yourself and others and would like guidance in how to cope with your pain. Imagine what it might be like to feel more free! You can also find me at gennabrodskychase.com"
Attachment-based
Culturally Sensitive
(925) 854-4167
Verified
Oakland, California 94618
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Attachment-based
Culturally Sensitive
"Thank you for looking at my page. Even if you’re just taking a peek, or want to pursue therapy, you’re open to the possibility of living a more expanded, satisfied life. Maybe you feel heart-broken from current and past hurts, and want to deepen your self-compassion. Perhaps you have patterns or habits you want to change but don’t know how. Maybe you're struggling with change, and need support and guidance. Or maybe you want to better your relationship with yourself and others and would like guidance in how to cope with your pain. Imagine what it might be like to feel more free! You can also find me at gennabrodskychase.com"
Farooq Malik, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94610
"I specialize in treating depression, anxiety, PTSD, relationship challenges and couples work. I use specialized experiential and emotionally attuned approach in my work with clients. "
Attachment-based
Culturally Sensitive
(415) 964-3281
Verified
Oakland, California 94610
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Attachment-based
Culturally Sensitive
"I specialize in treating depression, anxiety, PTSD, relationship challenges and couples work. I use specialized experiential and emotionally attuned approach in my work with clients. "
Lu Johnson
MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94610
"Tired of feeling down, anxious, or simply not your best? Ready to do more than just talk about it? If so, body oriented therapy may be for you. With body oriented therapy, we will explore not only your thoughts and emotions, but also the physical sensations, postures, and gestures that come with them. This is important because tuning into your body can help you understand your feelings, thoughts, and life experiences more deeply. This understanding can support you in being the person you want to be and creating the life you want to have. The first step to change is becoming aware of how you are feeling, thinking, and being now. "
Attachment-based
Culturally Sensitive
(510) 694-0363
Verified
Oakland, California 94610
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Attachment-based
Culturally Sensitive
"Tired of feeling down, anxious, or simply not your best? Ready to do more than just talk about it? If so, body oriented therapy may be for you. With body oriented therapy, we will explore not only your thoughts and emotions, but also the physical sensations, postures, and gestures that come with them. This is important because tuning into your body can help you understand your feelings, thoughts, and life experiences more deeply. This understanding can support you in being the person you want to be and creating the life you want to have. The first step to change is becoming aware of how you are feeling, thinking, and being now. "
Kimberly Koljat, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94602
"Has your child been struggling? Have you recently been coming up against personal blocks you want to knock down? I can help. We experience a lot in life, and often, the more painful experiences from our past play out in our current relationships. I help children, individuals, and families use both their logic and creativity to work through difficulties such as transitions, grief, loss, anxiety, identity difficulties, creativity blocks, and "feeling stuck" in a pattern that no longer serves you."
Attachment-based
Culturally Sensitive
(415) 769-3286
Verified
Oakland, California 94602
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Attachment-based
Culturally Sensitive
"Has your child been struggling? Have you recently been coming up against personal blocks you want to knock down? I can help. We experience a lot in life, and often, the more painful experiences from our past play out in our current relationships. I help children, individuals, and families use both their logic and creativity to work through difficulties such as transitions, grief, loss, anxiety, identity difficulties, creativity blocks, and "feeling stuck" in a pattern that no longer serves you."
Kristin Hirt, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94610
"I have a specialization in working with adult children of dysfunctional families. I help folks who didn't receive emotional and psychological attunement from their parents as children, due to parental narcissism, trauma, substance abuse, and/ or mental illness, or due to abandonment, neglect, excessive criticism, and/ or abuse. I offer support with finding one's voice, self-esteem, shyness and social anxiety, introversion, sensitivity, and life meaning, purpose, and transitions. I offer support in cultivating authentic connection with others and in healing struggles in relationships around self-esteem, assertiveness, boundaries, enmeshment and co-dependence, and isolation."
Attachment-based
Culturally Sensitive
(510) 872-2336
Verified
Oakland, California 94610
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Attachment-based
Culturally Sensitive
"I have a specialization in working with adult children of dysfunctional families. I help folks who didn't receive emotional and psychological attunement from their parents as children, due to parental narcissism, trauma, substance abuse, and/ or mental illness, or due to abandonment, neglect, excessive criticism, and/ or abuse. I offer support with finding one's voice, self-esteem, shyness and social anxiety, introversion, sensitivity, and life meaning, purpose, and transitions. I offer support in cultivating authentic connection with others and in healing struggles in relationships around self-esteem, assertiveness, boundaries, enmeshment and co-dependence, and isolation."
Mary McFarland, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94618
"Are you unhappy in your life? With your relationship? Are you looking for an experienced therapist who will listen to what YOU WANT and need? I am a kind compassionate seasoned professional who will help you understand yourself better. I have an engaging and collaborative style. I help clients struggling with relationship and parenting concerns."
Attachment-based
Culturally Sensitive
(510) 655-5568
Verified
Oakland, California 94618
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Attachment-based
Culturally Sensitive
"Are you unhappy in your life? With your relationship? Are you looking for an experienced therapist who will listen to what YOU WANT and need? I am a kind compassionate seasoned professional who will help you understand yourself better. I have an engaging and collaborative style. I help clients struggling with relationship and parenting concerns."
Dana L Aleshire, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94612
"I am inspired by the innate human drive to heal. This healing is courageous, intimate, and deserving of honor and care. I bring compassion and respect for all the ways we humans adapt to survive. Together, we can find new ways of being that can liberate us from strategies that no longer serve us. I can help you holistically address a number of issues, such as: depression, anxiety, embodiment and dissociation issues, compulsions, addiction, assertiveness, relationship issues, self-esteem issues, gender, sexuality, and the complex impacts of trauma."
Attachment-based
Culturally Sensitive
(510) 694-2366
Verified
Oakland, California 94612
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Attachment-based
Culturally Sensitive
"I am inspired by the innate human drive to heal. This healing is courageous, intimate, and deserving of honor and care. I bring compassion and respect for all the ways we humans adapt to survive. Together, we can find new ways of being that can liberate us from strategies that no longer serve us. I can help you holistically address a number of issues, such as: depression, anxiety, embodiment and dissociation issues, compulsions, addiction, assertiveness, relationship issues, self-esteem issues, gender, sexuality, and the complex impacts of trauma."
Carrie E Gray, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94618
"In an atmosphere of acceptance, understanding and clarity, I am here to support your relationship with yourself. Using tools such as mindfulness, insight, somatic and narrative approaches, I create a space where the many parts of you are welcome. Goal setting is a collaborative process and therapy can be long or short term depending on your needs. I deeply support the listening process, as well as the interplay between individual needs and relationship needs. I have a particular orientation towards meaning and purpose, and I draw from your values as a means of integrating both difficult and inspiring experiences."
Attachment-based
Culturally Sensitive
(510) 343-7651
Verified
Oakland, California 94618
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Attachment-based
Culturally Sensitive
"In an atmosphere of acceptance, understanding and clarity, I am here to support your relationship with yourself. Using tools such as mindfulness, insight, somatic and narrative approaches, I create a space where the many parts of you are welcome. Goal setting is a collaborative process and therapy can be long or short term depending on your needs. I deeply support the listening process, as well as the interplay between individual needs and relationship needs. I have a particular orientation towards meaning and purpose, and I draw from your values as a means of integrating both difficult and inspiring experiences."
Genoa Hamiel, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94609
"Hi there! Maybe you have a lot going for you, but nonetheless you're suffering quietly. You may feel at a loss to deal with yourself and get through your rut. Maybe your usual methods of sweeping your "baggage" under the rug isn't working so well anymore. Seeking help at a moment like this is both a smart move and a brave one! I approach my time with you in all seriousness, but sprinkled in with levity when appropriate; crying and laughter can both be healing!"
Attachment-based
Culturally Sensitive
(415) 682-6712
Verified
Oakland, California 94609
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Attachment-based
Culturally Sensitive
"Hi there! Maybe you have a lot going for you, but nonetheless you're suffering quietly. You may feel at a loss to deal with yourself and get through your rut. Maybe your usual methods of sweeping your "baggage" under the rug isn't working so well anymore. Seeking help at a moment like this is both a smart move and a brave one! I approach my time with you in all seriousness, but sprinkled in with levity when appropriate; crying and laughter can both be healing!"
Maria Cristina Borges, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94612
"Is this a time in your life when you are looking to explore new ways of relating to yourself and others? Do you desire to feel more aliveness and ease? Are you seeking support to manage a particular stressful or challenging time in your life? Are you interested in understanding how past and present experiences influence how you move and experience the world? I'm interested in becoming your ally in imagining new ways of being, finding creative and resilient ways to move through life's challenges, reach understanding and insight, and feel more aliveness in relationships to yourself and others."
Attachment-based
Culturally Sensitive
(866) 484-8379
Verified
Oakland, California 94612
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Attachment-based
Culturally Sensitive
"Is this a time in your life when you are looking to explore new ways of relating to yourself and others? Do you desire to feel more aliveness and ease? Are you seeking support to manage a particular stressful or challenging time in your life? Are you interested in understanding how past and present experiences influence how you move and experience the world? I'm interested in becoming your ally in imagining new ways of being, finding creative and resilient ways to move through life's challenges, reach understanding and insight, and feel more aliveness in relationships to yourself and others."
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
Culturally Sensitive
(510) 858-0979
Verified
Oakland, California 94618
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Attachment-based
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."
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
Culturally Sensitive
(510) 398-6926
Verified
Oakland, California 94611
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Attachment-based
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."
Dorothy Kaufmann, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, Lit, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94618
"I embrace an integrative model that focuses on your needs, working with you collaboratively as we uncover your path to healing, balance, and aliveness. I am an older therapist engaged in my second career. For much of my adult life, I was a humanities professor, which I see as informing my present vocation. Having struggled with the challenge of many life transitions -- endings and beginnings, sometimes imposed, sometimes chosen -- I feel passionate about helping you with yours. You can always expect to find with me a safe space that offers compassion, warmth, and openness. My practice is LGBT friendly."
Attachment-based
Culturally Sensitive
(510) 694-0715
Verified
Oakland, California 94618
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Attachment-based
Culturally Sensitive
"I embrace an integrative model that focuses on your needs, working with you collaboratively as we uncover your path to healing, balance, and aliveness. I am an older therapist engaged in my second career. For much of my adult life, I was a humanities professor, which I see as informing my present vocation. Having struggled with the challenge of many life transitions -- endings and beginnings, sometimes imposed, sometimes chosen -- I feel passionate about helping you with yours. You can always expect to find with me a safe space that offers compassion, warmth, and openness. My practice is LGBT friendly."
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
Culturally Sensitive
(415) 801-8153
Verified
Oakland, California 94612
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Attachment-based
Culturally Sensitive
"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."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94606
"Are you feeling anxious or down? Are you unsure about the future of a relationship, or just feel that you aren't living your best life? Therapy is a collaborative process of growth and self-discovery. I promote this process of transformation and change in my clients through the development of greater self-acceptance and self-awareness. I want to help you make the changes you desire, and to live your best life, on your terms. I treat a wide range of clinical issues and invite clients of diverse identities and backgrounds into my therapy practice."
Attachment-based
Culturally Sensitive
(628) 800-0232
Verified
Oakland, California 94606
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Attachment-based
Culturally Sensitive
"Are you feeling anxious or down? Are you unsure about the future of a relationship, or just feel that you aren't living your best life? Therapy is a collaborative process of growth and self-discovery. I promote this process of transformation and change in my clients through the development of greater self-acceptance and self-awareness. I want to help you make the changes you desire, and to live your best life, on your terms. I treat a wide range of clinical issues and invite clients of diverse identities and backgrounds into my therapy 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
Culturally Sensitive
(510) 499-6900
Verified
Oakland, California 94611
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Attachment-based
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."
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
Culturally Sensitive
(510) 852-9349
Verified
Oakland, California 94609
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Attachment-based
Culturally Sensitive
"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."

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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.