Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
"I enjoy being a psychotherapist because it provides me the opportunity to help people resolve the issues that are causing them distress. I work with adults, children, and families, and understand that each person is a unique individual with his or her unique life circumstances, history, and social and cultural context. A goal of our work together will be to help you identify and understand the conflicts that may be causing you difficulty, and to help you overcome them. Or perhaps negative thinking patterns cause you to experience sadness, loneliness, hopelessness, fear, or other unwanted emotions."
Beacon
(510) 295-5490
Verified
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
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Beacon
"I enjoy being a psychotherapist because it provides me the opportunity to help people resolve the issues that are causing them distress. I work with adults, children, and families, and understand that each person is a unique individual with his or her unique life circumstances, history, and social and cultural context. A goal of our work together will be to help you identify and understand the conflicts that may be causing you difficulty, and to help you overcome them. Or perhaps negative thinking patterns cause you to experience sadness, loneliness, hopelessness, fear, or other unwanted emotions."
Amy Gentile, Psychologist
Psychologist, MA, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
"I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who has been in private practice for over 20 years. I work with couples and individuals with issues ranging from adjustment to college to depression, anxiety, grief, loss, bipolor and personality disorders. My work consists of a combination of dynamic, cognitive, behavioral and mindfulness approaches that help individuals and couples resolve the issues that have brought them into psychotherapy."
Beacon
(510) 398-6226
Verified
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
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Beacon
"I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who has been in private practice for over 20 years. I work with couples and individuals with issues ranging from adjustment to college to depression, anxiety, grief, loss, bipolor and personality disorders. My work consists of a combination of dynamic, cognitive, behavioral and mindfulness approaches that help individuals and couples resolve the issues that have brought them into psychotherapy."
Jamie Watkins, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
"I believe that healing occurs in a safe space with a trusted other. People seek out therapy for different reasons and often these reasons are hard to talk about. Maybe you are wrestling with painful memories from your past, maybe you find it difficult to have satisfying relationships, maybe you are experiencing anxiety and depression, or, perhaps, you are having difficulty coping with a loss or connecting with your child. It can be quite helpful to explore these issues and trace back their roots; processing, exploring, and being curious about feelings and beliefs that may come up along the way."
Beacon
(408) 916-1899
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Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
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Beacon
"I believe that healing occurs in a safe space with a trusted other. People seek out therapy for different reasons and often these reasons are hard to talk about. Maybe you are wrestling with painful memories from your past, maybe you find it difficult to have satisfying relationships, maybe you are experiencing anxiety and depression, or, perhaps, you are having difficulty coping with a loss or connecting with your child. It can be quite helpful to explore these issues and trace back their roots; processing, exploring, and being curious about feelings and beliefs that may come up along the way."
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Sandra Murcia, Psychologist
Psychologist, MA, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
"Seeking support takes courage. The burdens of life may become too heavy for us to carry alone or the pain too great to sustain in silence. Hurtful relationships, abuse, negative self-judgments & unresolved past experiences can impact our ability to bounce back from difficulties. I will strive to create a relationship that feels healing, is respectful, where you feel you have an ally and empowered by your treatment at every step of the process. Together we will discover the nature and source of the obstacles you face, help to reconnect with your inner strengths, and capacities for growth & healing. Click on my website to book today."
(360) 228-2952
Verified
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
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"Seeking support takes courage. The burdens of life may become too heavy for us to carry alone or the pain too great to sustain in silence. Hurtful relationships, abuse, negative self-judgments & unresolved past experiences can impact our ability to bounce back from difficulties. I will strive to create a relationship that feels healing, is respectful, where you feel you have an ally and empowered by your treatment at every step of the process. Together we will discover the nature and source of the obstacles you face, help to reconnect with your inner strengths, and capacities for growth & healing. Click on my website to book today."
Eric Bottino, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
"Are you so overwhelmed that you can't focus on your partner, kids, or other meaningful relationships? Do you feel like letting go of patterns is challenging and find yourself obsessing about your body to the point that eating becomes an ordeal? Do you feel like the past is weighing you down and you can't put it where it belongs, that is in the past? Do you engage in behaviors such as drug, alcohol, or other reckless endeavors that bring about tension and conflicts at home, at work, or other social settings?"
(628) 227-5455
Verified
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
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"Are you so overwhelmed that you can't focus on your partner, kids, or other meaningful relationships? Do you feel like letting go of patterns is challenging and find yourself obsessing about your body to the point that eating becomes an ordeal? Do you feel like the past is weighing you down and you can't put it where it belongs, that is in the past? Do you engage in behaviors such as drug, alcohol, or other reckless endeavors that bring about tension and conflicts at home, at work, or other social settings?"
Jane Dessing, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
"I work with people struggling with anxiety, depression, grief/loss, family issues, and relationship difficulties. I have extensive training in working with young adults and those going through significant life transitions, such as early childhood transitions, entering or leaving College/Graduate school, or becoming a parent."
(510) 595-4619
Verified
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
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"I work with people struggling with anxiety, depression, grief/loss, family issues, and relationship difficulties. I have extensive training in working with young adults and those going through significant life transitions, such as early childhood transitions, entering or leaving College/Graduate school, or becoming a parent."
Abby Maimon, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
"I specialize in working with individuals suffering from symptoms of anxiety and depression, both circumstantial and life-long, challenging life transitions and developmental stages, those seeking relationship building and separating, maternal mental health, parenting, life balance, first time, brave therapy seekers and an essential desire to be understood. It can be intimidating to begin the process of self-exploration. It is not a simple endeavor. However, when the fit between psychotherapist and therapy seeker is a match, it can feel immensely relieving. Each individual is unique as is one's process of self discovery. "
(510) 953-5223
Verified
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
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"I specialize in working with individuals suffering from symptoms of anxiety and depression, both circumstantial and life-long, challenging life transitions and developmental stages, those seeking relationship building and separating, maternal mental health, parenting, life balance, first time, brave therapy seekers and an essential desire to be understood. It can be intimidating to begin the process of self-exploration. It is not a simple endeavor. However, when the fit between psychotherapist and therapy seeker is a match, it can feel immensely relieving. Each individual is unique as is one's process of self discovery. "
Saun-Toy Latifa Trotter, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
"The health of an individual informs and inspires the health of the community. Are you or a loved one experiencing anxiety, depression, chronic irritation, grief and loss, fear, or stuck in a pattern that no longer serves you? I am a healer and psychotherapist with over 18 years experience serving adults, adolescents and families impacted by interpersonal, community and historical trauma. I am committed to fostering healthy communities and families by supporting individuals to access healing that reveals their wholeness and authentic selves. Regardless of the past, you can experience a sense ease and wellbeing. "
(510) 661-3187
Verified
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
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"The health of an individual informs and inspires the health of the community. Are you or a loved one experiencing anxiety, depression, chronic irritation, grief and loss, fear, or stuck in a pattern that no longer serves you? I am a healer and psychotherapist with over 18 years experience serving adults, adolescents and families impacted by interpersonal, community and historical trauma. I am committed to fostering healthy communities and families by supporting individuals to access healing that reveals their wholeness and authentic selves. Regardless of the past, you can experience a sense ease and wellbeing. "
Sherrie Rager, Drug & Alcohol Counselor
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, PhD, CADC II, CCDS, MRAS
Verified by Psychology Today
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
"Addiction can take control of your life and make you feel like you have no power or control over your choices. I can help you take back control and beat substance abuse. If you've made the decision to "kick the habit" and have been unsuccessful in the past, I can help. Addiction is not who you are but something you can overcome. I have been counseling those with substance problems for over 15 years. We are all unique and there is more than one way to treat addiction, I don't believe in "one-size fits all" treatment."
(650) 203-6392
Verified
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
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"Addiction can take control of your life and make you feel like you have no power or control over your choices. I can help you take back control and beat substance abuse. If you've made the decision to "kick the habit" and have been unsuccessful in the past, I can help. Addiction is not who you are but something you can overcome. I have been counseling those with substance problems for over 15 years. We are all unique and there is more than one way to treat addiction, I don't believe in "one-size fits all" treatment."
Sabrina Hinojosa, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
"You look around, the common culture doesn't reflect your ethnicity, gender expression, ability, or sexual orientation. You don't fit into a neat little box. The stress of not fitting in, or having to explain or feel guilty for who you are has taken over. Is this how it's gonna be for the rest of my life? - you wonder...and it makes you tired. My clients come to me to overcome doubt, build confidence. I use techniques to help them slow down and listen to their inner voice so it's so loud and clear that anxiety has no room to stay."
(510) 648-3627
Verified
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
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"You look around, the common culture doesn't reflect your ethnicity, gender expression, ability, or sexual orientation. You don't fit into a neat little box. The stress of not fitting in, or having to explain or feel guilty for who you are has taken over. Is this how it's gonna be for the rest of my life? - you wonder...and it makes you tired. My clients come to me to overcome doubt, build confidence. I use techniques to help them slow down and listen to their inner voice so it's so loud and clear that anxiety has no room to stay."
Psychologist, PsyD, MA, MPsy
Verified by Psychology Today
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
"Are you interested in learning more about yourself or your child? Does it seem like something is getting in the way of what you are hoping to achieve and you want to learn more about what it might be? Do you want to understand how you learn best? Would you like some help understanding the Special Education system? Are you looking for recommendations that will help make school or work easier? Frequent areas I assess include: ADHD, Autism, behavioral challenges, emotional difficulties, IEEs, intellectual giftedness, learning disorders, mental illness, test accommodations (i.e. SAT, ACT), and treatment/school planning."
(510) 901-4617
Verified
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
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"Are you interested in learning more about yourself or your child? Does it seem like something is getting in the way of what you are hoping to achieve and you want to learn more about what it might be? Do you want to understand how you learn best? Would you like some help understanding the Special Education system? Are you looking for recommendations that will help make school or work easier? Frequent areas I assess include: ADHD, Autism, behavioral challenges, emotional difficulties, IEEs, intellectual giftedness, learning disorders, mental illness, test accommodations (i.e. SAT, ACT), and treatment/school planning."
Shanna LoPresti, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
"You can thrive, feel more freedom and peace, and you don't have to do it alone. Relationship challenges, confusing emotions, and transitions can leave us feeling shaky. Somatic (body-centered) therapy can help you understand yourself while healing past hurts. Every relationship you have had with others and society influences your well-being. I can help you navigate relationships with self, loved ones, and the wider world with confidence and ease. You possess tremendous inner strength, courage, and determination. If you are willing to work, you can have the change you desire. You deserve to be your best self."
(415) 528-3513
Verified
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
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"You can thrive, feel more freedom and peace, and you don't have to do it alone. Relationship challenges, confusing emotions, and transitions can leave us feeling shaky. Somatic (body-centered) therapy can help you understand yourself while healing past hurts. Every relationship you have had with others and society influences your well-being. I can help you navigate relationships with self, loved ones, and the wider world with confidence and ease. You possess tremendous inner strength, courage, and determination. If you are willing to work, you can have the change you desire. You deserve to be your best self."
Danielle Sachs, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
"Sometimes life feels overwhelming! Are you going through a loss or life transition?Are you a parent trying to support your child/teen as they face their own challenges? Are you trying to make sense of life experiences and how they have impacted you? Are you wanting to figure out what it is you need to feel more fulfilled and create change? Sometimes we need a safe space that empowers and encourages us to explore what works and doesn’t work as we navigate daily life. Friends and family aren’t always able to provide this- but finding someone we feel comfortable opening up to can also seem overwhelming. "
(510) 901-4207
Verified
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
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"Sometimes life feels overwhelming! Are you going through a loss or life transition?Are you a parent trying to support your child/teen as they face their own challenges? Are you trying to make sense of life experiences and how they have impacted you? Are you wanting to figure out what it is you need to feel more fulfilled and create change? Sometimes we need a safe space that empowers and encourages us to explore what works and doesn’t work as we navigate daily life. Friends and family aren’t always able to provide this- but finding someone we feel comfortable opening up to can also seem overwhelming. "
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
"I have experience providing individual and family therapy, clinical case management, advocacy, linkage and support for adolescents and adults who experience mental illness. My experience includes: trauma based treatment, suicidal adolescents and adults, substance abuse support, working with domestic violence survivors, those with physical and developmental disabilities, and individuals involved in the criminal justice system. I have experience working with youth, families, and adults within outpatient community and residential settings. I have a working understanding of the needs of diverse individuals with an emphasis on mental illness, dual-diagnosis, PTSD and trauma-related issues."
(510) 808-6845
Verified
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
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"I have experience providing individual and family therapy, clinical case management, advocacy, linkage and support for adolescents and adults who experience mental illness. My experience includes: trauma based treatment, suicidal adolescents and adults, substance abuse support, working with domestic violence survivors, those with physical and developmental disabilities, and individuals involved in the criminal justice system. I have experience working with youth, families, and adults within outpatient community and residential settings. I have a working understanding of the needs of diverse individuals with an emphasis on mental illness, dual-diagnosis, PTSD and trauma-related issues."
Joshua Dean Coleman, Psychologist
Psychologist, Ph.D.
Verified by Psychology Today
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
"Dr. Coleman has extensive experience working with parents who are estranged from their adult children and has written a well-reviewed book on the topic, "When Parents Hurt" He has over 30 years of experience working successfully with couples who want to strengthen their relationships and couples who are on the verge of divorce as a result of affairs, communication problems and the inability to resolve conflict. He also has many years of experience helping individuals achieve happier, more fulfilling lives. This includes individuals suffering from anxiety, insecurity, shame, depression, or fear of success."
(925) 308-5649
Verified
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
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"Dr. Coleman has extensive experience working with parents who are estranged from their adult children and has written a well-reviewed book on the topic, "When Parents Hurt" He has over 30 years of experience working successfully with couples who want to strengthen their relationships and couples who are on the verge of divorce as a result of affairs, communication problems and the inability to resolve conflict. He also has many years of experience helping individuals achieve happier, more fulfilling lives. This includes individuals suffering from anxiety, insecurity, shame, depression, or fear of success."
Stephen Kusch, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
"Do you ever find that the more you try to get rid of painful emotions, the more overwhelmed you feel? Life can sometimes feel like a straw finger puzzle: the more you pull, the tighter the grip. This is partly because life is challenging. It is also because in times of stress, we are wired to protect ourselves by focusing on potential dangers. Although adaptive for some situations, this wiring can become a closed feedback loop: the harder you try, the more you see only problems; and the more problems you see, the more you lose sight of the strengths and resources that facilitate change."
(510) 788-2349
Verified
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
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"Do you ever find that the more you try to get rid of painful emotions, the more overwhelmed you feel? Life can sometimes feel like a straw finger puzzle: the more you pull, the tighter the grip. This is partly because life is challenging. It is also because in times of stress, we are wired to protect ourselves by focusing on potential dangers. Although adaptive for some situations, this wiring can become a closed feedback loop: the harder you try, the more you see only problems; and the more problems you see, the more you lose sight of the strengths and resources that facilitate change."
Merry Ross, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
"My work ranges from people who have experienced serious trauma, and suffer from depression and anxiety to those who just want to feel better in their lives and their relationships. I love working with couples. I know from my own experience of being married since 1990 that relationships need nurturing and intention. I love helping couples find intimacy that may have been lost. I really see my work as helping individuals and couples live their best life!"
(510) 969-6005
Verified
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
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"My work ranges from people who have experienced serious trauma, and suffer from depression and anxiety to those who just want to feel better in their lives and their relationships. I love working with couples. I know from my own experience of being married since 1990 that relationships need nurturing and intention. I love helping couples find intimacy that may have been lost. I really see my work as helping individuals and couples live their best life!"
Alexis Lezin, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
"In doing this search, you are already taking a big step toward feeling better. You remember a time when you felt more alive and connected and want to find your way there again. In our work together, you can understand and change long-standing behavior patterns and beliefs that have been keeping you back. Together, we will work to reconnect you with your strengths, vitality and sense of connectedness with yourself and others."
(415) 944-4125
Verified
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
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"In doing this search, you are already taking a big step toward feeling better. You remember a time when you felt more alive and connected and want to find your way there again. In our work together, you can understand and change long-standing behavior patterns and beliefs that have been keeping you back. Together, we will work to reconnect you with your strengths, vitality and sense of connectedness with yourself and others."
Sara Lesser, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
"If you are struggling with difficult feelings or situations I might be able to help. I enjoy connecting with clients and getting to know the uniqueness of each person I work with. I can help you make sense of your life experiences and together we can find new ways for you to be able to cope better and feel more fulfilled in your life. I really enjoy helping people to thrive and become more authentically themselves. My style is collaborative, genuine and interactive. I believe humor can be an important part of getting through difficult times."
(510) 878-4008
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Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
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"If you are struggling with difficult feelings or situations I might be able to help. I enjoy connecting with clients and getting to know the uniqueness of each person I work with. I can help you make sense of your life experiences and together we can find new ways for you to be able to cope better and feel more fulfilled in your life. I really enjoy helping people to thrive and become more authentically themselves. My style is collaborative, genuine and interactive. I believe humor can be an important part of getting through difficult times."
Katherine M. Zwick, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LPCC, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
"I provide group and individual therapy to clients of all genders seeking recovery from trauma, eating disorders, codependency, substance and process addictions, who wish to learn how to move beyond managing symptoms into creating meaning in work, romantic and community relationships, creative endeavors, and spirituality. I believe that relationships have the power to heal and that we can do together what we could never do alone. I am a Certified Group Psychotherapist and am passionate and experienced in leading therapy groups for those looking to recover in collaboration with others."
(831) 740-8296
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Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
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"I provide group and individual therapy to clients of all genders seeking recovery from trauma, eating disorders, codependency, substance and process addictions, who wish to learn how to move beyond managing symptoms into creating meaning in work, romantic and community relationships, creative endeavors, and spirituality. I believe that relationships have the power to heal and that we can do together what we could never do alone. I am a Certified Group Psychotherapist and am passionate and experienced in leading therapy groups for those looking to recover in collaboration with others."

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