Betty Tharpe

Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT

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Betty Tharpe, MFT, Marriage & Family Therapist in Berkeley
(510) 735-8960

Betty Tharpe

Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT


Location

Berkeley, California 94705
(510) 735-8960

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I work with adults, adolescents, children and couples / families. If you are anxious, depressed, or lonely; in a troubled relationship, grieving, haunted by childhood trauma, or painful, confusing feelings; it can be hard to make headway alone. There are times when the reason for coming to therapy is clear (a loss, a crisis), other times a feeling that something is holding you back, or keeping you from your self.

My style is engaged, authentic and direct. Depth psychotherapy engages our curiosity about ourselves in the service of development. I work with deep respect for the ways in which culture, race, class, gender, orientation, immigrant status, sexuality, and physical ability can impact our experiences and sense of one's self.

Exploring relationship patterns and transforming difficulties arising from trauma, or childhood experiences is a deeply collaborative process. I have over 30 years of experience as a psychotherapist. I embrace developmental and attachment theories, contemporary psychoanalytic theories and family systems; jungian depth psychotherapy, creative arts, sandplay, and dream work.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 20+ Years
  • School: San Francisco State University
  • Year Graduated: 1986
  • License and State: MFC23233 California

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $150 - $180
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: ACH Bank transfer, Cash, Check, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • VMC
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Location

Berkeley, California 94705
(510) 735-8960

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Specialties
  • Relationship Issues
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Life Transitions
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Adoption
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Internet Addiction
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Racial Identity
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Spirituality
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Transgender
  • Women's Issues
  • cultural identity issues
  • jungian Psychotherapy
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: African-American and Pacific Islander
Age
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Cancer
  • Gay Allied
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Transgender Allied
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Art Therapy
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Depth psychotherapy
  • Eclectic
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Gestalt
  • Interpersonal
  • Jungian
  • Play Therapy
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational
  • Sandplay
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Video/Skype
  • Online Counseling

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Last Modified: 31 Oct 2018
Betty Tharpe, MFT, Marriage & Family Therapist in Berkeley

Betty Tharpe

Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT