Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA, PPSC Verified
Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
I have been involved with and supporting the LGBTIQQA community for over 2 decades now. I am an advocate and ally and believe people are more than just a label. I am a gender therapist, serving the transgender & gender fluid community exclusively. I can support you through the SRS process or any transition you desire to make in your life.
Bisexual Allied
(925) 961-3440
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Bisexual Allied
I have been involved with and supporting the LGBTIQQA community for over 2 decades now. I am an advocate and ally and believe people are more than just a label. I am a gender therapist, serving the transgender & gender fluid community exclusively. I can support you through the SRS process or any transition you desire to make in your life.
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Psychologist, MA, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Walnut Creek, CA 94595
Hello. If you are exploring the Psychology today website you are likely searching for answers, help, or change for yourself, a family member, or loved one through a difficult experience. If you are taking this step for the first time, in need of additional psychological services, or looking to change providers I commend you for taking this step forward. My hope and goal for each client/family I work with is to help you achieve a “Eureka!” moment and make meaningful and change propelling personal discoveries – whether through the psychotherapy services that I offer or the psychological testing/evaluation services that I offer.
Bisexual Allied
(925) 900-5328
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Office is near:
Walnut Creek, CA 94595
Bisexual Allied
Hello. If you are exploring the Psychology today website you are likely searching for answers, help, or change for yourself, a family member, or loved one through a difficult experience. If you are taking this step for the first time, in need of additional psychological services, or looking to change providers I commend you for taking this step forward. My hope and goal for each client/family I work with is to help you achieve a “Eureka!” moment and make meaningful and change propelling personal discoveries – whether through the psychotherapy services that I offer or the psychological testing/evaluation services that I offer.
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
People may think you are excelling on the outside but feel anxious, sad, or angry. You feel like two people live inside you, one that lashes at those you care about and one that feels guilty after. You spend your weekends trying to unwind through happy hours and dating, but once the thrill fades, you feel drained again. You may wonder if your use of alcohol, the internet, social media, or video games gets in the way of you finding your purpose and living your best life. You find injustice impedes your ability to express and truly empower yourself.
Bisexual Allied
(530) 270-7746
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Bisexual Allied
People may think you are excelling on the outside but feel anxious, sad, or angry. You feel like two people live inside you, one that lashes at those you care about and one that feels guilty after. You spend your weekends trying to unwind through happy hours and dating, but once the thrill fades, you feel drained again. You may wonder if your use of alcohol, the internet, social media, or video games gets in the way of you finding your purpose and living your best life. You find injustice impedes your ability to express and truly empower yourself.
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Registered Psychological Assistant, PsyD Verified
Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Has it been difficult to get through the day? Are you constantly reminded of memories regarding past traumas? Finding yourself obsessing about food or your weight? Do you find it hard to connect with others? Are there topics that you do not feel comfortable sharing with others in your life? There is hope and I offer a warm, empathetic, non-judgmental, environment for you to begin to heal. I can help you sort through and overcome what may be holding you back from living life fully. Seeking therapy is a courageous first step, let's work together to address your unique needs.
Bisexual Allied
(925) 438-6533
Verified

Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Bisexual Allied
Has it been difficult to get through the day? Are you constantly reminded of memories regarding past traumas? Finding yourself obsessing about food or your weight? Do you find it hard to connect with others? Are there topics that you do not feel comfortable sharing with others in your life? There is hope and I offer a warm, empathetic, non-judgmental, environment for you to begin to heal. I can help you sort through and overcome what may be holding you back from living life fully. Seeking therapy is a courageous first step, let's work together to address your unique needs.
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
I specialize in working with adolescents and adults who are experiencing challenges in their lives - including school or work performance, relationships with family and friends, or self-esteem. As a parent you might notice your child withdrawing, not interacting as usual with friends and family, getting into more fights or trouble, or struggling with self-confidence. Sleeping and eating habits and other daily routines may be affected as well. When you feel as though you don't know what else to do, reaching out and getting help through counseling can be the best alternative.
Bisexual Allied
(415) 237-2076
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Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Bisexual Allied
I specialize in working with adolescents and adults who are experiencing challenges in their lives - including school or work performance, relationships with family and friends, or self-esteem. As a parent you might notice your child withdrawing, not interacting as usual with friends and family, getting into more fights or trouble, or struggling with self-confidence. Sleeping and eating habits and other daily routines may be affected as well. When you feel as though you don't know what else to do, reaching out and getting help through counseling can be the best alternative.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
EMDR therapist in the East Bay specialized in Trauma / PTSD, Marriage Counseling, Food Issues / Disordered Eating, Anxiety, LGBTQ, Depression, Women's Issues, Spirituality, Life Transitions, Adoption, Parenting, and Teen Issues. I regularly see Couples, Families, Teens and Adults ranging from early adolescence to late 60's.
Bisexual Allied
(925) 948-8070
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Bisexual Allied
EMDR therapist in the East Bay specialized in Trauma / PTSD, Marriage Counseling, Food Issues / Disordered Eating, Anxiety, LGBTQ, Depression, Women's Issues, Spirituality, Life Transitions, Adoption, Parenting, and Teen Issues. I regularly see Couples, Families, Teens and Adults ranging from early adolescence to late 60's.
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Searching online for a therapist is not easy but finding a good fit is essential to feel safe and get the most out of your effort, time, and money. I work collaboratively and actively with adolescents, adults, and couples. We will work together to recognize and develop your strengths, to understand and change unproductive or painful patterns, and to help you gain relief from suffering. I emphasize safety, respect, honesty, and compassion for self and others. I offer a free initial phone consultation. If I am unable to help, I will try to provide you with referrals to others.
Bisexual Allied
(415) 508-7664
Verified
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Bisexual Allied
Searching online for a therapist is not easy but finding a good fit is essential to feel safe and get the most out of your effort, time, and money. I work collaboratively and actively with adolescents, adults, and couples. We will work together to recognize and develop your strengths, to understand and change unproductive or painful patterns, and to help you gain relief from suffering. I emphasize safety, respect, honesty, and compassion for self and others. I offer a free initial phone consultation. If I am unable to help, I will try to provide you with referrals to others.
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
As I am aware that the process of searching for a therapist can be overwhelming, I would like to commend you for taking this first step. You will find that I provide a warm, respectful environment which will make it more comfortable for you to engage in the process of understanding yourself and your relationships more deeply and fully. I believe that each person is unique, and, together, with genuine curiosity and a safe atmosphere, we will uncover your individual needs.
Bisexual Allied
(925) 765-9036
Verified
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Bisexual Allied
As I am aware that the process of searching for a therapist can be overwhelming, I would like to commend you for taking this first step. You will find that I provide a warm, respectful environment which will make it more comfortable for you to engage in the process of understanding yourself and your relationships more deeply and fully. I believe that each person is unique, and, together, with genuine curiosity and a safe atmosphere, we will uncover your individual needs.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT, CSAT Verified
Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
I specialize in treating couples and individuals that are struggling with sex and relationship issues, anxiety, depression, anger management, trauma, and sexual addiction. I am a certified sex addiction therapist (CSAT) and couples therapy specialist. I also offer EMDR to clients for such issues as trauma, loss, anxiety, and addictions. I work with all genders, ages, and sexual orientations.
Bisexual Allied
(925) 360-4883
Verified
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Bisexual Allied
I specialize in treating couples and individuals that are struggling with sex and relationship issues, anxiety, depression, anger management, trauma, and sexual addiction. I am a certified sex addiction therapist (CSAT) and couples therapy specialist. I also offer EMDR to clients for such issues as trauma, loss, anxiety, and addictions. I work with all genders, ages, and sexual orientations.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Are you feeling hopeless or lost? Do you think you have to go through life alone? Are you holding yourself back? Often we think that life is supposed to be hard. How would you feel if you could move forward and live life with ease? Many people feel shut down and despairing; I want you to know that the answers are already inside of you. I can work with you to help find solutions. People who work with me learn to experience life with joy, peace, and freedom.
Bisexual Allied
(510) 686-3940
Verified
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Bisexual Allied
Are you feeling hopeless or lost? Do you think you have to go through life alone? Are you holding yourself back? Often we think that life is supposed to be hard. How would you feel if you could move forward and live life with ease? Many people feel shut down and despairing; I want you to know that the answers are already inside of you. I can work with you to help find solutions. People who work with me learn to experience life with joy, peace, and freedom.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
I offer a dynamic and caring approach to therapy that actively engages adolescents, young adults and adults in uncovering barriers to enjoying a full and balanced life. I provide an environment where clients can learn to manage stress, sadness, loneliness and disappointment in healthy ways, while making concrete behavioral changes and positive choices. My clients have experienced positive changes that have led to increased happiness and fulfillment with their lives and goals. Relationships with others are improved, and family life becomes more functional and harmonious.
Bisexual Allied
(925) 308-5508
Verified
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Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Bisexual Allied
I offer a dynamic and caring approach to therapy that actively engages adolescents, young adults and adults in uncovering barriers to enjoying a full and balanced life. I provide an environment where clients can learn to manage stress, sadness, loneliness and disappointment in healthy ways, while making concrete behavioral changes and positive choices. My clients have experienced positive changes that have led to increased happiness and fulfillment with their lives and goals. Relationships with others are improved, and family life becomes more functional and harmonious.
Photo of Katya Vorobieva, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
We all experience difficulties at some point in our lives- this is part of being human. Some people are able to move on and some get "stuck" for reasons that are not always clear. Psychotherapy offers an opportunity to explore these reasons in a safe, accepting environment and inspires personal growth. Therapy itself can be short (a few sessions) or long term, and in successful cases its positive impact lasts a lifetime. For the last 15 years I've helped individuals who struggled with depression, anxiety, relationship or parenting issues, low self-esteem and more to reach their goals.
Bisexual Allied
(650) 619-4695
Verified
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Bisexual Allied
We all experience difficulties at some point in our lives- this is part of being human. Some people are able to move on and some get "stuck" for reasons that are not always clear. Psychotherapy offers an opportunity to explore these reasons in a safe, accepting environment and inspires personal growth. Therapy itself can be short (a few sessions) or long term, and in successful cases its positive impact lasts a lifetime. For the last 15 years I've helped individuals who struggled with depression, anxiety, relationship or parenting issues, low self-esteem and more to reach their goals.
Photo of Michelle Maniatis, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Walnut Creek, CA 94595
Hi! Choosing a therapist, or even deciding to go to one, can be difficult. Maybe you are coming for yourself, or convincing a spouse or family member to come with you. Health is hard. Life is hard. It can be painful but doesn't have to remain that way. Your story is meant to be heard. My approach is a humanistic one; warm, direct, and honest
Bisexual Allied
(925) 854-4447
Verified
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Office is near:
Walnut Creek, CA 94595
Bisexual Allied
Hi! Choosing a therapist, or even deciding to go to one, can be difficult. Maybe you are coming for yourself, or convincing a spouse or family member to come with you. Health is hard. Life is hard. It can be painful but doesn't have to remain that way. Your story is meant to be heard. My approach is a humanistic one; warm, direct, and honest
Photo of J Aaron Foster, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Currently open to new clients, offering secure video or phone sessions only--Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.... My focus in therapy revolves around relationships and support. The most important relationship I speak of is our relationship with ourselves. To be truly whole we benefit from a well developed relationship with ourselves to then be able to have good relationships with others. This comes from learning and honoring our strengths and our limitations. In fact, one's limitations can grow into strengths when addressed from a position of self-care
Bisexual Allied
(925) 575-9512
Verified
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Office is near:
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Bisexual Allied
Currently open to new clients, offering secure video or phone sessions only--Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.... My focus in therapy revolves around relationships and support. The most important relationship I speak of is our relationship with ourselves. To be truly whole we benefit from a well developed relationship with ourselves to then be able to have good relationships with others. This comes from learning and honoring our strengths and our limitations. In fact, one's limitations can grow into strengths when addressed from a position of self-care
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Are you having difficulty managing intense emotional states? Are anxiety, depression, hurt or anger barriers to connecting with partners or potential partners? Do you have a harsh inner critic? Using a therapeutic style that is supportive, interactive, and understanding, I have been providing psychological treatment to individuals for 30 years. Important areas of my practice include anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Bisexual Allied
(510) 528-4441
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Bisexual Allied
Are you having difficulty managing intense emotional states? Are anxiety, depression, hurt or anger barriers to connecting with partners or potential partners? Do you have a harsh inner critic? Using a therapeutic style that is supportive, interactive, and understanding, I have been providing psychological treatment to individuals for 30 years. Important areas of my practice include anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, LPCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
We’re unfortunately not born with a manual on how to live life. It’s unpredictable complexities jolt us out of the path we had so carefully planned for ourselves, and leave us in a place of feeling lost. These obstacles can appear in various ways; parenting, relationships, work, loss, violence, and sometimes do not appear at all except for a knot in our stomach. What does one do when the next step is not clear? It is in these moments of uncertainty where I can be of help. There is no right or wrong reason, or person, for therapy; it is an opportunity to put life on pause for an hour, while we work together to uncover the next step.
Bisexual Allied
(650) 460-5115
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Office is near:
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Bisexual Allied
We’re unfortunately not born with a manual on how to live life. It’s unpredictable complexities jolt us out of the path we had so carefully planned for ourselves, and leave us in a place of feeling lost. These obstacles can appear in various ways; parenting, relationships, work, loss, violence, and sometimes do not appear at all except for a knot in our stomach. What does one do when the next step is not clear? It is in these moments of uncertainty where I can be of help. There is no right or wrong reason, or person, for therapy; it is an opportunity to put life on pause for an hour, while we work together to uncover the next step.
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Marriage & Family Therapist Verified
Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Do you find yourself repeatedly reacting to recurring emotional triggers; trapped in repetitive negative cycles in your relationships, or unable to figure out how to move forward to a more positive, secure bond with your partner? My warmth, humor and interactive style creates trust and safety to encourage and support you. Clients express that they feel relief from symptoms of stress, such a anxiety or depression, and experience feeling more emotional flexibility and balance.
Bisexual Allied
(925) 308-5619
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Bisexual Allied
Do you find yourself repeatedly reacting to recurring emotional triggers; trapped in repetitive negative cycles in your relationships, or unable to figure out how to move forward to a more positive, secure bond with your partner? My warmth, humor and interactive style creates trust and safety to encourage and support you. Clients express that they feel relief from symptoms of stress, such a anxiety or depression, and experience feeling more emotional flexibility and balance.
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Psychologist, PhD, RN Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
My perspective embraces self-awareness as one of the main instruments in helping free up trauma. Fuller awareness removes the fear of the unknown, gives us distance from distress and the ability to disconnect from automatic behaviors that perpetuate negative reactions and feelings. In the words of international trauma experts “its teaching our clients how to focus on new stimuli they normally might not have noticed...” with “conscious inhibition of old responses”(Jana Fisher and Pat Ogden, March 2011). The intricacies of our humanness prevents freedom from all depression, anxiety, neurosis and traumatic bodily sensations. Yet.....
Bisexual Allied
(510) 470-6907
Verified
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Office is near:
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Bisexual Allied
My perspective embraces self-awareness as one of the main instruments in helping free up trauma. Fuller awareness removes the fear of the unknown, gives us distance from distress and the ability to disconnect from automatic behaviors that perpetuate negative reactions and feelings. In the words of international trauma experts “its teaching our clients how to focus on new stimuli they normally might not have noticed...” with “conscious inhibition of old responses”(Jana Fisher and Pat Ogden, March 2011). The intricacies of our humanness prevents freedom from all depression, anxiety, neurosis and traumatic bodily sensations. Yet.....
Photo of Draven Garrett, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
I can't imagine getting much out only hearing “uh-huh" or the overly used, “how does that make you feel?”. Therapy can be a conversation rather than a monologue. Occasional use of humor and swearing can help you lower stress and defenses when stuck in fear, uncertainty, or judgement. I don’t believe in a sterile language environment. I invite you to swear if it helps you express how difficult, unfair, scary, or delightful a situation is. I find this uncensored atmosphere leads to an honest therapeutic relationship. If you struggle with anxiety, depression, or life stressors, you may find these techniques useful and validating.
Bisexual Allied
(925) 523-7375
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Office is near:
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Bisexual Allied
I can't imagine getting much out only hearing “uh-huh" or the overly used, “how does that make you feel?”. Therapy can be a conversation rather than a monologue. Occasional use of humor and swearing can help you lower stress and defenses when stuck in fear, uncertainty, or judgement. I don’t believe in a sterile language environment. I invite you to swear if it helps you express how difficult, unfair, scary, or delightful a situation is. I find this uncensored atmosphere leads to an honest therapeutic relationship. If you struggle with anxiety, depression, or life stressors, you may find these techniques useful and validating.
Photo of Benitez Behavioral Care, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Counseling can be an opportunity to experience a greater quality of life. I enjoy helping others to reach that place. Providing clinical counseling for over 25 years, I've assisted survivors with all forms of trauma, anxiety and stress disorders. My practice has included working with military members and families as well as providing counseling to many Spanish speaking Latino populations . My specialties range from employee assistance for work related stress, issues of addiction to all substances including gambling and also working with the trauma of immigration. I can also provide evaluations for immigration hearings.
Bisexual Allied
(510) 460-1347
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Office is near:
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Bisexual Allied
Counseling can be an opportunity to experience a greater quality of life. I enjoy helping others to reach that place. Providing clinical counseling for over 25 years, I've assisted survivors with all forms of trauma, anxiety and stress disorders. My practice has included working with military members and families as well as providing counseling to many Spanish speaking Latino populations . My specialties range from employee assistance for work related stress, issues of addiction to all substances including gambling and also working with the trauma of immigration. I can also provide evaluations for immigration hearings.

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Bisexual Counseling in Walnut Creek for Bisexual Clients

If you're bisexual or are looking for help with being bisexual in Walnut Creek or for a Walnut Creek bisexual Therapist, these Therapists provide therapy for bisexuals in Walnut Creek and counseling for bisexuals or bisexual clients. These professionals are sensitive to the bisexual lifestyle in Walnut Creek or Walnut Creek bisexual life, including bisexual couples, bisexual marriage in Walnut Creek, bisexual teens and bisexual parenting.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Walnut Creek are able to work with a wide range of issues and communities, including the BIPOC community in Walnut Creek. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in Walnut Creek

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