Cancer Therapists in Berkeley, CA

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Susan Diamond Moore
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, ACSW
Verified
Verified
I have worked extensively with women with cancer , and people going through divorce, retirement, death of a partner, and most of life's various provocations which cause pain to the soul, all "traumas" in their own right.
I consider it a privilege to work with you to explore aspects of your life experience which have diminished your satisfaction with life or otherwise left you feeling lost or alone. Challenges around loss, aging, illness, trauma or relationships can feel too frightening to tackle alone. As a seasoned and compassionate psychotherapist, I can help you bear and work with what may feel unbearable. Together, we will create a protected space that fosters the trust, aliveness and self-expression that are essential to growth and success in love and work, where you can ultimately reclaim your life and joie-de-vivre.
(510) 985-4589
Berkeley, CA 94705
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Van Metaxas
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
6 Endorsed
Verified
6 Endorsed
Cancer patients and their loved ones.
You may long to live wholeheartedly - and to feel loved and connected - but struggle with anger, depression, loneliness, or inexplicable sadness and anxiety. You may find the stress of work, life, running a household, or parenting has diminished your capacity to feel joy and be creative. Once a source of comfort and pleasure, your intimate relationship may now be disappointing, frustrating, or even deadening. Therapy can help relieve the symptoms of debilitating feelings by uncovering the underlying (and sometimes unconscious) causes, and empower individuals - and couples - to become the authors of the lives they want to live.
(415) 763-5931
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Berkeley, CA 94707
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Natalie Compagni Portis
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, MFT
Verified
Verified
I also faciliate support goups in several locations for people going through cancer .
I offer psychotherapy through the life cycle and I believe that each of us brings our unique history and experience to each relationship, with our partner, our children, our colleagues, friends and families. Through dialogue and learning deep empathy and understanding of ourselves as well as our partners, we can learn to trust, heal old wounds and love more deeply, and find deep satisfaction within ourselves and in our relationships.
(510) 592-9050
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Berkeley, CA 94705
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Jessica Muzio
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Verified
I am also passionate about supporting clients through the emotions and life changes that accompany cancer diagnosis, treatment and healing.
If you're looking for a therapist, there's a good chance you're having a hard time or want to make changes in your life. That's where I can help. I provide a supportive environment for you to work through the thoughts, emotions and beliefs that may not be serving you. We will develop a plan that fits your lifestyle and puts you on a path toward the fulfillment, ease and well-being you deserve. I will accept you as you are, and help you become who you want to be.
(510) 944-0541
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Berkeley, CA 94705
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Cheryl Krauter
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
My own journey through breast cancer has brought me to my work with cancer patients, their partners, families, friends.
Working with performing artists, artists, creative people has inspired me for over 30 years. I welcome those who are looking to make choices that create depth and meaning in their lives. Each one of us has an individual path, each therapy relationship is unique. My work is relational and interactive. I listen deeply. I respect where you are. I am able to sit with you in sorrow and in laughter.
(510) 250-3820
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Berkeley, CA 94701
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Jianne Gimian
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Verified
I am interested in helping people who are dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of cancer .
If you are having difficulty with relationships, at work, with parents or children, I can help you identify the issues causing discomfort and learn new strategies for coping, managing and getting more joy in life. If you need someone to talk openly with about your challenges in life, I can listen and help you gain insight so that you can choose the best ways to proceed. If you feel isolated and judged, I can help you build confidence. If you are stuck in grief, I can help you get through it. I can help you see pathways where you might be inclined to see barriers.
(510) 974-7019
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Berkeley, CA 94705
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Judy Blumenfeld
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
2 Endorsed
Verified
2 Endorsed
This has included working with women who have cancer , HIV and Holocaust survivors.
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.
(510) 575-9984
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Berkeley, CA 94705
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Barbara Moura
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
Verified
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 .
(510) 257-9374
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Berkeley, CA 94704
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Vanessa Watt Therapy
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT, 30986
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
With compassionate guidance and therapeutic support, I have over the last 25 years helped tech employees, students, CEO's, parents, artists and many other individuals navigate personal challenges or life transitions. I use a blend of therapeutic approaches tailored to your specific needs to address a wide range of personal issues such as depression, anxiety, fear, past and present trauma, relationship issues, loss, cancer , family and personal illnesses. My style is collaborative so you can be an active participant in your healing and can better understand and resolve the challenges in your life.
(415) 349-0893
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Berkeley, CA 94701
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Jackie Fine Dahan
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
Verified
I have special interest in working with individuals and families living with Medical Conditions, including Infertility, Cancer , Diabetes and Heart Disease.
I work with Individuals and Couples who are interested in healing and growth. My practice is influenced by a variety of treatment modalities that I have trained in extensively. My style is warm and interactive with a big dose of common sense. I am deeply commited to helping people live values driven lives and to getting out of their own way to live more fully and joyfully.
(917) 809-6954
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Berkeley, CA 94704
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Shannon Knorr
Pre-Licensed Professional
Verified
Verified
I enjoy in working with; self esteem & worth, trauma healing & recovery, body image & body positivity, disordered eating & relationship to body, belonging as our birth right, transforming deep shame into liberation, body & sex shame, relationships and boundaries, anxiety, stress & hyper-vigilance, nervous system imbalances, life transitions & identity, honoring grief, loss & death, life threatening illness, cancer , auto-immune disease, rites of passage, aging, adolescence, menopause, women's empowerment, highly sensitive people & empaths, people pleasers, intergenerational trauma & ancestral healing, mothering & the mother wound.
(510) 983-4457
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Berkeley, CA 94703
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Debbie L Rosenberg
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
Verified
Outside of my private practice, I facilitate groups for cancer patients, their caregivers, and children at the Cancer Support Community.
I’m a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist providing support for individuals, couples, and adolescents. I’m passionate about supporting and empowering individuals through a collaborative process — with a focus on improving overall psychological well-being and quality of life. We will work together to assist in your healing, to increase your insight of patterns you may wish to change, and also find creative solutions that allow you to achieve your goals and live a more fulfilled and authentic life.
(707) 309-7165
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Berkeley, CA 94701
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Rain Sussman
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
4 Endorsed
Verified
4 Endorsed
The combination of strong anxiety and strong intellect poses special challenges for those caught in the crosshairs. I help individuals with active, analytical minds to work through anxiety-related problems such as panic, worry, avoidance, and compulsive thoughts or habits. My approach is warm, practical, and evidence-based, grounded in both mindfulness and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT).
(510) 649-1909
Berkeley, CA 94704
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Letteria Fletcher
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
Verified
I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California with over 12 years of counseling and community mental health experience. I have a Masters in Counseling Psychology and a Masters in Forensic psychology from Holy Names University. I combine my clinical counseling expertise with personal knowledge to offer clients a unique perspective for problem solving. Rather than focus on deficits, I prefer to focus on the client's resources, strength, and talents.
(510) 683-5931
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Berkeley, CA 94704
Not accepting new clients
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Shawnee Cuzzillo
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
10 Endorsed
Verified
10 Endorsed
You may be suffering from inexplicable sadness or anxiety, or problems focusing. You might feel blocked in achieving your creative or work goals and want to figure out what is getting in your way. You might be having health problems and need help sorting out how what is truly out of your control or what might be stress related. I have specialized training in psychodynamic psychotherapy which allows me to listen with special attention to unconscious processes. I am also a graduate of the Psychoanalytic Couples Psychotherapy Group and help many couples navigate difficult patches in their relationships.
(510) 761-6952
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Berkeley, CA 94708
Not accepting new clients
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Alexis Lyon
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
I love discovering the emerging potential of my clients, and supporting their unique personal development and evolution. I'm experienced working with highly sensitive individuals, and those who self-identify as having a history of trauma. Adults who are self-motivated, and those who have or desire a mind-body-spirit practice, are a good fit for the support I provide. I adapt to the needs of children and adults alike. I believe therapy can be a powerful tool to unlock our greater creativity and feelings of interconnectivity and trust, so that my clients can thrive in the web of life.
(510) 880-4194
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Berkeley, CA 94703
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Ellen Dekker
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified
Verified
Sometimes life brings us challenges that are difficult to negotiate on our own. My clinical approach can help you find new ways of experiencing yourself and approaching life's challenges. I have over 25 years of clinical experience working with individuals and couples. My approach is gentle and effective and includes psychodynamic, somatic, cognitive-behavioral and mindfulness therapy practices. I have specialized training in trauma & post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as well as anxiety and stress reduction.
(415) 448-6921
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Berkeley, CA 94705
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Kim C Venezia
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Verified
I strive to co-create a safe, compassionate place to explore past relationships and experiences that have molded you and the past patterns that may have held you back from the happiness and peace you deserve. I can help you identify what you want to do differently in relationships and in life. My approach to therapy is deeply relational. I offer the warmth and connection to allow you to gain insight, self-knowledge & self acceptance. Whether you are carrying feelings of sadness or anxiety, the work that we can do together will show you that the changes you want are possible.
(510) 497-0499
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Berkeley, CA 94705
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Peter Carpentieri
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, SEP
Verified
Verified
If you have experienced any level of trauma in your life, either developmentally as a child or through other life experiences, I can support you in slowly and gently releasing the effects of those traumas, and restoring your nervous system to its rightful, regulated state. Through the use of social engagement, guided awareness, movement, art, and other resources, we will explore ways to free you from the bondage of the past and worries about the future. In the safety of a supportive and loving environment, I will offer you guidance to help you live more fully in the present moment, with a deepened sense of joy and ease.
(510) 463-1150
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Berkeley, CA 94705
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Valerie Veza,Lcsw
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CHT
Verified
Verified
My intention is to create a comfortable, safe space for clients to explore, heal and grow. I have years of experience helping individuals in crisis due to a wide variety of life's challenges and traumas. I help those of you who suffer from physical pain, anxiety, depression, emotional crisis, stress, trauma, PTSD and many other common symptoms . My approach is tailoring my experience and skills in a compassionate, honest and direct manner, to facilitate your experience to balance, self-acceptance and wholeness.
(510) 878-4260
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Berkeley, CA 94705
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