Sophie Soltani
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Berkeley, CA 94704
I strongly believe in an individual's ability to change and improve the quality of his or her life. I view my role as a catalyst for transformation, and work to create a safe collaborative environment of mutual trust, where any issue can be discussed and explored in depth: www.drsophiesoltani.com
(510) 431-2835
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Berkeley, CA 94704
I strongly believe in an individual's ability to change and improve the quality of his or her life. I view my role as a catalyst for transformation, and work to create a safe collaborative environment of mutual trust, where any issue can be discussed and explored in depth: www.drsophiesoltani.com
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Amanda Piasecki
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Berkeley, CA 94704
Through therapy, we can author and re-author life stories and personal mythologies in order to bring self-supporting realities into existence. I work collaboratively with clients, cultivating existing strengths and internal resources in order to foster relationships and life experiences that contribute to clients' recovery and wellbeing. When invited, and with respect, I’m honored to explore what makes clients who they are, and to support who they want to become.
(415) 938-7007
Verified
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Office is near:
Berkeley, CA 94704
Through therapy, we can author and re-author life stories and personal mythologies in order to bring self-supporting realities into existence. I work collaboratively with clients, cultivating existing strengths and internal resources in order to foster relationships and life experiences that contribute to clients' recovery and wellbeing. When invited, and with respect, I’m honored to explore what makes clients who they are, and to support who they want to become.
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Cambria Lowe
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT, CHom Verified
Verified
Berkeley, CA 94704
As a Somatic Psychotherapist and Homeopath, I can support you in creating more wellness and integrity in your life. My work with you is Integrative, Collaborative and Transformative. As a licensed MFT, I can support you in a therapeutic process that can transform your life by: Moving from hopelessness, despair and aimlessness into revitalized energy and a new passion for the life you want to live; Changing feelings of anxiety and fear into a renewed sense of possibility and action; Shifting feelings of disconnection and loneliness into a restored sense of self-confidence and the potential for creating meaningful connections.
(408) 217-0747
Verified
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Berkeley, CA 94704
As a Somatic Psychotherapist and Homeopath, I can support you in creating more wellness and integrity in your life. My work with you is Integrative, Collaborative and Transformative. As a licensed MFT, I can support you in a therapeutic process that can transform your life by: Moving from hopelessness, despair and aimlessness into revitalized energy and a new passion for the life you want to live; Changing feelings of anxiety and fear into a renewed sense of possibility and action; Shifting feelings of disconnection and loneliness into a restored sense of self-confidence and the potential for creating meaningful connections.
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Pia Litz
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Berkeley, CA 94702
Imagine; you are able to shift harsh self criticism, insecurity, people pleasing, perfectionism, impostor syndrome, codependency, & feeling “stuck” in one or more areas of life. You can finally experience self love and acceptance, fulfilling intimacy, great health, & the ability to enjoy your achievements. You unapologetically set limits &boundaries that are in support of your needs & desires, & let yourself rise into a life where you actually have everything you want because you know in your bones just how worthy you are.
(609) 961-9856
Verified
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Berkeley, CA 94702
Imagine; you are able to shift harsh self criticism, insecurity, people pleasing, perfectionism, impostor syndrome, codependency, & feeling “stuck” in one or more areas of life. You can finally experience self love and acceptance, fulfilling intimacy, great health, & the ability to enjoy your achievements. You unapologetically set limits &boundaries that are in support of your needs & desires, & let yourself rise into a life where you actually have everything you want because you know in your bones just how worthy you are.
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Lisa Nakamura
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Berkeley, CA 94707
I am a clinical psychologist who provides individual and family therapy for youth and adults, and parenting support. I have experience with mood disorders (depression, anxiety), trauma, managing learning challenges, adoption, grief, and loss. My approach varies, drawing from one’s strengths in helping address their unique struggles. I integrate socioeconomic, cultural, gender, and sexual identity issues into therapeutic work. One of my specialities is reflecting on one’s challenges in the context of intergenerational trauma. A person’s family history can shape our relationships with others in both resilient and challenging ways.
(510) 330-2753
Verified
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Office is near:
Berkeley, CA 94707
I am a clinical psychologist who provides individual and family therapy for youth and adults, and parenting support. I have experience with mood disorders (depression, anxiety), trauma, managing learning challenges, adoption, grief, and loss. My approach varies, drawing from one’s strengths in helping address their unique struggles. I integrate socioeconomic, cultural, gender, and sexual identity issues into therapeutic work. One of my specialities is reflecting on one’s challenges in the context of intergenerational trauma. A person’s family history can shape our relationships with others in both resilient and challenging ways.
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George Kitahara Kich
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Berkeley, CA 94703
I work with individuals, couples and families who are experiencing relationship issues, stress and life transitions. The therapy involves an interactive, problem-solving and insight-oriented approach. I use a relational, developmental attachment and family systems model to help my clients become more of who they aspire to be.
(510) 466-1119
Verified
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Berkeley, CA 94703
I work with individuals, couples and families who are experiencing relationship issues, stress and life transitions. The therapy involves an interactive, problem-solving and insight-oriented approach. I use a relational, developmental attachment and family systems model to help my clients become more of who they aspire to be.
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Elena Moser
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Berkeley, CA 94705
I am interested in knowing who you are, the parts of you that you like and know a lot about as well as the parts of you who you keep hidden and may know less about. I am interested in all of the experiences that have shaped and continue to shape you, including your many socio-cultural identities that surround and intersect with all of your life experiences. I am interested in thinking and feeling together with you in order to find new ways of being that lead to more ease and satisfaction in your relationships with yourself and others.
(510) 230-2506
Verified
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Berkeley, CA 94705
I am interested in knowing who you are, the parts of you that you like and know a lot about as well as the parts of you who you keep hidden and may know less about. I am interested in all of the experiences that have shaped and continue to shape you, including your many socio-cultural identities that surround and intersect with all of your life experiences. I am interested in thinking and feeling together with you in order to find new ways of being that lead to more ease and satisfaction in your relationships with yourself and others.
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Sue Saperstein
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, MA Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Berkeley, CA 94702
What matters to you? Being curious makes a significant difference when you are thinking of making changes because now you are interested in yourself - in what you think and feel and want- and want to become. Are relationships your core concern? - wondering what is working and what is not, what is missing, and what is disappointing?Losses or fear of loss makes us anxious, ashamed, often traumatized by our own feelings. I am committed to working with your personal needs in a trusting, creative, dynamic, caring process and will help you achieve what you desire. Real changes take real time.
(415) 606-8503
Verified
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Office is near:
Berkeley, CA 94702
What matters to you? Being curious makes a significant difference when you are thinking of making changes because now you are interested in yourself - in what you think and feel and want- and want to become. Are relationships your core concern? - wondering what is working and what is not, what is missing, and what is disappointing?Losses or fear of loss makes us anxious, ashamed, often traumatized by our own feelings. I am committed to working with your personal needs in a trusting, creative, dynamic, caring process and will help you achieve what you desire. Real changes take real time.
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Jane Dessing
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Berkeley, CA 94701
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
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Office is near:
Berkeley, CA 94701
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.
Alison Trules
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Berkeley, CA 94704
If you are seeking deep personal change or going through a life transition, it may feel difficult to make choices. If you are experiencing conflict or suffering and know that something needs to change, psychotherapy will provide a structure where you can identify patterns that have previously led to unhappiness or frustration. I will help you develop new ways of understanding yourself and relating to others in your life. I am a warm, experienced and compassionate psychotherapist that will help guide you through this process of change so that you can be your most authentic self and live your life with increased comfort and meaning.
(510) 417-3442
Verified
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Office is near:
Berkeley, CA 94704
If you are seeking deep personal change or going through a life transition, it may feel difficult to make choices. If you are experiencing conflict or suffering and know that something needs to change, psychotherapy will provide a structure where you can identify patterns that have previously led to unhappiness or frustration. I will help you develop new ways of understanding yourself and relating to others in your life. I am a warm, experienced and compassionate psychotherapist that will help guide you through this process of change so that you can be your most authentic self and live your life with increased comfort and meaning.
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Addie Liechty Psychotherapy
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Berkeley, CA 94705
As a person originally trained in psychodynamics, I care greatly about the experiences and relationships that have shaped you. I am currently perusing more training in Jungian/depth psychology, which means I am greatly interested in the unconscious and how it reveals itself through dreams, spontaneous visions and creative endeavors. Of primary focus, in my work with clients, is the therapeutic relationship. It is here that our patterns of relating often reveal themselves. Through the safe container of therapy, I invite my clients into new ways of being that invite more creativity, flexibility and deeper relationships.
(510) 356-0264
Verified
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Berkeley, CA 94705
As a person originally trained in psychodynamics, I care greatly about the experiences and relationships that have shaped you. I am currently perusing more training in Jungian/depth psychology, which means I am greatly interested in the unconscious and how it reveals itself through dreams, spontaneous visions and creative endeavors. Of primary focus, in my work with clients, is the therapeutic relationship. It is here that our patterns of relating often reveal themselves. Through the safe container of therapy, I invite my clients into new ways of being that invite more creativity, flexibility and deeper relationships.
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Dr. Annette Holloway
Psychologist Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Berkeley, CA 94705
My approach is warm, collaborative and thoughtful. I aim to help you make the changes you want in your life: better relationships, improved mood, new tools for stress management, increased coping skills, more ability to process past hurts, feeling less stuck, and reduced substance use. The foundation of therapeutic work is your sense of feeling safe, listened to, and cared about during sessions. I genuinely want to understand your experiences, and provide insights into how you interact with yourself, others and the world at large. I work with people of all colors, ethnicities, religions, gender and sexual orientations.
(415) 996-1651
Verified
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Office is near:
Berkeley, CA 94705
My approach is warm, collaborative and thoughtful. I aim to help you make the changes you want in your life: better relationships, improved mood, new tools for stress management, increased coping skills, more ability to process past hurts, feeling less stuck, and reduced substance use. The foundation of therapeutic work is your sense of feeling safe, listened to, and cared about during sessions. I genuinely want to understand your experiences, and provide insights into how you interact with yourself, others and the world at large. I work with people of all colors, ethnicities, religions, gender and sexual orientations.
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Victoria J King
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Berkeley, CA 94705
As a Sex & Relationship Therapist, I come from a person-centered, open-minded, sex-positive, trauma-informed, attachment-oriented, and multi-cultural perspective, to support my clients in creating a healthy, satisfying, and empowered sexuality and relationship with oneself and others. I enjoy working with individuals, couples, and partners struggling with relationship & attachment issues, communication challenges, low libido/sex drive, differing/mismatched desires, and erectile/orgasm issues. I work with diverse populations from various races, cultures, identities and lifestyle choices.
(510) 756-3510
Verified
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Office is near:
Berkeley, CA 94705
As a Sex & Relationship Therapist, I come from a person-centered, open-minded, sex-positive, trauma-informed, attachment-oriented, and multi-cultural perspective, to support my clients in creating a healthy, satisfying, and empowered sexuality and relationship with oneself and others. I enjoy working with individuals, couples, and partners struggling with relationship & attachment issues, communication challenges, low libido/sex drive, differing/mismatched desires, and erectile/orgasm issues. I work with diverse populations from various races, cultures, identities and lifestyle choices.
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Susan R Bernstein
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, MFT Verified
Verified
Berkeley, CA 94705
Feeling understood, feeling helped, and feeling supported are at the core of psychotherapy. This process also includes developing and enhancing self understanding. Many people contemplate calling a therapist for a long time, unsure of what to expect or how to proceed. Together, we can explore and understand difficult issues in your life and gain a deeper understanding of your situation. Through this process, we can begin to offer you new emotional experiences. In a safe setting with warmth and engagement, I provide an opportunity to gently move through what is bothering you most.
(415) 282-7447
Verified
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Berkeley, CA 94705
Feeling understood, feeling helped, and feeling supported are at the core of psychotherapy. This process also includes developing and enhancing self understanding. Many people contemplate calling a therapist for a long time, unsure of what to expect or how to proceed. Together, we can explore and understand difficult issues in your life and gain a deeper understanding of your situation. Through this process, we can begin to offer you new emotional experiences. In a safe setting with warmth and engagement, I provide an opportunity to gently move through what is bothering you most.
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Willow Pearson
Psychologist, PsyD, LMFT, MT-BC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Berkeley, CA 94710
My practice emphasizes integral, psychodynamic psychotherapy and consultation for a variety of psychological, relational, medical, cultural, and spiritual issues. I specialize in working with adults who grapple with anxiety, depression, loss, stress, health, disability, identity, sexuality, relationships, transitions, trauma, creativity, spirituality, life path/purpose/meaning and fulfillment. I also enjoy providing consultation to colleagues. Building on my fifteen years of private practice experience during my twenty years as a licensed clinician, it is my joy to combine private practice in Oakland with my teaching at CIIS.
(650) 620-7927
Verified
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Office is near:
Berkeley, CA 94710
My practice emphasizes integral, psychodynamic psychotherapy and consultation for a variety of psychological, relational, medical, cultural, and spiritual issues. I specialize in working with adults who grapple with anxiety, depression, loss, stress, health, disability, identity, sexuality, relationships, transitions, trauma, creativity, spirituality, life path/purpose/meaning and fulfillment. I also enjoy providing consultation to colleagues. Building on my fifteen years of private practice experience during my twenty years as a licensed clinician, it is my joy to combine private practice in Oakland with my teaching at CIIS.
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Anna Loscutoff
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, PPSC Verified
Verified
Berkeley, CA 94704
I meet people where they are at in their story. My goal is to walk along side people to discover their own resources for healing. I listen deeply. I bring a non judgmental presence that creates a safe place to talk about who they are, where they have been, and where they want to be. I am able to balance empathy with constructive challenge. I work with individuals, couples, and families of all ages that struggle with depression, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma, grief/loss and family dynamics.
(510) 548-5858 x545
Verified
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Berkeley, CA 94704
I meet people where they are at in their story. My goal is to walk along side people to discover their own resources for healing. I listen deeply. I bring a non judgmental presence that creates a safe place to talk about who they are, where they have been, and where they want to be. I am able to balance empathy with constructive challenge. I work with individuals, couples, and families of all ages that struggle with depression, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma, grief/loss and family dynamics.
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Triumph Over Trauma East Bay - Erika Huguenard
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Berkeley, CA 94705
Triumph Over Trauma East Bay provides trauma-informed counseling services in Berkeley for Individuals, Couples and Families.
(510) 279-4051
Verified
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Berkeley, CA 94705
Triumph Over Trauma East Bay provides trauma-informed counseling services in Berkeley for Individuals, Couples and Families.
Angela Shaiman
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Berkeley, CA 94704
As a psychotherapist, I feel it’s an honor to be a witness and facilitator to client transformation, resilience, and growth. I believe my perceptiveness, compassion, and holding of a nonjudgmental space allow discovery and observation of patterns that may no longer be helpful. I see my work through a social justice perspective and understand oppression itself as a form of stress and trauma. As a mixed-race, multicultural woman, I honor experiences of being at different intersections of identity. I can relate to experiences of simultaneously belonging and not belonging in different spaces.
(510) 674-0948
Verified
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Office is near:
Berkeley, CA 94704
As a psychotherapist, I feel it’s an honor to be a witness and facilitator to client transformation, resilience, and growth. I believe my perceptiveness, compassion, and holding of a nonjudgmental space allow discovery and observation of patterns that may no longer be helpful. I see my work through a social justice perspective and understand oppression itself as a form of stress and trauma. As a mixed-race, multicultural woman, I honor experiences of being at different intersections of identity. I can relate to experiences of simultaneously belonging and not belonging in different spaces.
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Helen Wong
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Berkeley, CA 94705
It's an honor for me to witness the work that goes into healing. It is powerful for you to be witnessed. I enjoy working with the marginalized experience of People of Color, LGBTQ folks, fellow healers, and people navigating a bi-cultural or multi-heritage experience. I work with individuals and couples on issues related to anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, and relationships.
(510) 298-3726
Verified
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Berkeley, CA 94705
It's an honor for me to witness the work that goes into healing. It is powerful for you to be witnessed. I enjoy working with the marginalized experience of People of Color, LGBTQ folks, fellow healers, and people navigating a bi-cultural or multi-heritage experience. I work with individuals and couples on issues related to anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, and relationships.
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Kory Okun Orlanski
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Berkeley, CA 94701
I understand you want to change something; possibly many things in your relationships, in yourself, and in your work and that you are both fearful and hopeful about coming to therapy. I will help you to resolve underlying conflicts, relieve symptoms, and discover what feels meaningful and enjoyable. My personal style reflects who I am in warmth, compassion, knowledge, and authenticity. I work with individuals, couples, and families, using an interactive approach that focuses on long-term psychotherapy as well as short-term strategic problem solving. Through this unique process you will achieve your goals and live the life you desire and deserve.
(415) 689-7663
Verified

Office is near:
Berkeley, CA 94701
I understand you want to change something; possibly many things in your relationships, in yourself, and in your work and that you are both fearful and hopeful about coming to therapy. I will help you to resolve underlying conflicts, relieve symptoms, and discover what feels meaningful and enjoyable. My personal style reflects who I am in warmth, compassion, knowledge, and authenticity. I work with individuals, couples, and families, using an interactive approach that focuses on long-term psychotherapy as well as short-term strategic problem solving. Through this unique process you will achieve your goals and live the life you desire and deserve.

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