Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT
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"Dr. Embrey has practiced psychotherapy in Europe for 15 years and in California since 1990, emphasizing the possibilities of making life better. He has been educated in England and Sweden as well as his doctorate in California. Many choices in life are difficult. Trying to understand our choices, what motivates them and seeing clearly the patterns of our life is the start of choosing a new direction for ourselves or our relationships. I understand how to produce change. I work with individuals and couples mostly, with the utmost care, respect and consideration of situations we find ourselves in."
(925) 945-1860
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"Dr. Embrey has practiced psychotherapy in Europe for 15 years and in California since 1990, emphasizing the possibilities of making life better. He has been educated in England and Sweden as well as his doctorate in California. Many choices in life are difficult. Trying to understand our choices, what motivates them and seeing clearly the patterns of our life is the start of choosing a new direction for ourselves or our relationships. I understand how to produce change. I work with individuals and couples mostly, with the utmost care, respect and consideration of situations we find ourselves in."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"Having trouble changing habits or becoming your best self? Experiencing hardship in life or marriage? Talking to someone helps, and I want to be there for you. I focus on helping men find relief from addictions and emotional distress. I enjoy partnering with parents in addressing emotional/behavioral concerns in children/teens. I believe God's intervention in counseling is found in knowing our true self through Christ's perspective. No matter where you are, I'll meet you there. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, with my MA in MFT and PCC from St. Mary's College."
(925) 418-7274 x617
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"Having trouble changing habits or becoming your best self? Experiencing hardship in life or marriage? Talking to someone helps, and I want to be there for you. I focus on helping men find relief from addictions and emotional distress. I enjoy partnering with parents in addressing emotional/behavioral concerns in children/teens. I believe God's intervention in counseling is found in knowing our true self through Christ's perspective. No matter where you are, I'll meet you there. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, with my MA in MFT and PCC from St. Mary's College."
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
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"Are you looking for a therapist that's easy to relate to, down to earth, and has experience that may help you reach your goals? Goals of learning how to manage your growing and developing teenagers behaviors? Goals of helping your family learn how to get along better? Goals of helping you to reduce your worrying, stress, depression, or just the daily struggles of life? My realistic and direct, yet gentle approach, has assisted others over the years in learning skills that have assisted many of them in managing life's stress."
(510) 423-3878
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"Are you looking for a therapist that's easy to relate to, down to earth, and has experience that may help you reach your goals? Goals of learning how to manage your growing and developing teenagers behaviors? Goals of helping your family learn how to get along better? Goals of helping you to reduce your worrying, stress, depression, or just the daily struggles of life? My realistic and direct, yet gentle approach, has assisted others over the years in learning skills that have assisted many of them in managing life's stress."
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, DCSW
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"If you have an exasperating problem such as OCD, schizophrenia, treatment resistant depression, Bipolar disorder or Autistic Spectrum disorder in your family then Diablo Behavioral is the place for answers and proper treatment. Our group of uniquely qualified professionals can assist you to finally make the proper changes you want to make for yourself or your family member. We can also assist families when bullying in the school or community is an issue. Call to learn more! New and advanced treatment using Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for treatment resistant depression."
(925) 276-2846
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"If you have an exasperating problem such as OCD, schizophrenia, treatment resistant depression, Bipolar disorder or Autistic Spectrum disorder in your family then Diablo Behavioral is the place for answers and proper treatment. Our group of uniquely qualified professionals can assist you to finally make the proper changes you want to make for yourself or your family member. We can also assist families when bullying in the school or community is an issue. Call to learn more! New and advanced treatment using Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for treatment resistant depression."
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA
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"My focus as a therapist is to help individuals and couples heal so that they can actualize their full potential and achieve their goals. I feel a deep sensitivity to human suffering and the quest for greater wholeness. As a psychotherapist, I am compassionate, empathic, interactive and non-pathologizing. Whether you are suffering from trauma or acute stress, are struggling with addiction, depression or the immediate or long-term after-effects of any kind of psychological hardship, it would be my honor to accompany you and support your journey of recovery."
(925) 968-4613
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"My focus as a therapist is to help individuals and couples heal so that they can actualize their full potential and achieve their goals. I feel a deep sensitivity to human suffering and the quest for greater wholeness. As a psychotherapist, I am compassionate, empathic, interactive and non-pathologizing. Whether you are suffering from trauma or acute stress, are struggling with addiction, depression or the immediate or long-term after-effects of any kind of psychological hardship, it would be my honor to accompany you and support your journey of recovery."
Marriage & Family Therapist, RN, MFT
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"Sometimes things just don't work out as we'd hoped, and we want to live more successful, authentic lives. In the safe atmosphere of our sessions we can work together as you learn how to be honest about feelings, develop good boundaries, and encourage acceptance of yourself and others. Everyone moves down that path in a different way, and I've trained in many therapy styles so we can find the one that's best for you. As a nurse and therapist, I understand that people's stories are complex and personal."
(925) 448-9582
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"Sometimes things just don't work out as we'd hoped, and we want to live more successful, authentic lives. In the safe atmosphere of our sessions we can work together as you learn how to be honest about feelings, develop good boundaries, and encourage acceptance of yourself and others. Everyone moves down that path in a different way, and I've trained in many therapy styles so we can find the one that's best for you. As a nurse and therapist, I understand that people's stories are complex and personal."
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
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"We all need support because at times life can be difficult. It may be enough to talk with friends or other people you trust but sometimes not.Therapy can be a way to help you cope. I offer a genuine environment in which we look together how you can get back on track. I work with an integrative approach, depending on what you are struggling with and I combine pragmatism with depth. Overall, what drives me as a therapist is my belief in the healing power of being connected with yourself and the people around you."
(925) 660-7983
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"We all need support because at times life can be difficult. It may be enough to talk with friends or other people you trust but sometimes not.Therapy can be a way to help you cope. I offer a genuine environment in which we look together how you can get back on track. I work with an integrative approach, depending on what you are struggling with and I combine pragmatism with depth. Overall, what drives me as a therapist is my belief in the healing power of being connected with yourself and the people around you."
Psychologist, PhD
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"I'm a behavioral psychologist using evidence-based techniques, with warmth and humor, to help you tailor your unique life. We'll work together to see the big picture, map a path, and manage what's getting in the way of the life you want. I specialize in helping adults and teens manage overwhelming emotions and a runaway mind. I am intensively trained in standard Dialectical Behavior Therapy and have approximately 120 hours of DBT specific training, including intensive training in DBT-PE for PTSD, from trusted trainers such as Behavioral Tech and The Practice Ground. I am also trained to provide exposure with response prevention."
(925) 289-9307
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"I'm a behavioral psychologist using evidence-based techniques, with warmth and humor, to help you tailor your unique life. We'll work together to see the big picture, map a path, and manage what's getting in the way of the life you want. I specialize in helping adults and teens manage overwhelming emotions and a runaway mind. I am intensively trained in standard Dialectical Behavior Therapy and have approximately 120 hours of DBT specific training, including intensive training in DBT-PE for PTSD, from trusted trainers such as Behavioral Tech and The Practice Ground. I am also trained to provide exposure with response prevention."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
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"If your sexual behavior is out of control and destructive. We have helped more than 2,000 sex addicts and their partners. We are the oldest,since 1985,and largest sex addiction treatment center in N. California. Don't let your shame keep you stuck. This is our specialty."
(925) 263-9552
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"If your sexual behavior is out of control and destructive. We have helped more than 2,000 sex addicts and their partners. We are the oldest,since 1985,and largest sex addiction treatment center in N. California. Don't let your shame keep you stuck. This is our specialty."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, MFT, NCC, RPT-S
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"HELP! WE NEED HELP!!! Treehouse Family Counseling Services has successfully treated individuals and families in the Tri-Valley area for over 20 years. Life is full of challenges and sometimes those challenges need extra help to figure out. We are master level practitioners specializing in work with individuals, children, teens, adults and families. Do you need someone who will really listen and help you or your family members figure things out? We work as a treatment team to ensure that your family is thriving. Growth and healing start here because this is a safe place for the whole family heal."
(925) 238-8912
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"HELP! WE NEED HELP!!! Treehouse Family Counseling Services has successfully treated individuals and families in the Tri-Valley area for over 20 years. Life is full of challenges and sometimes those challenges need extra help to figure out. We are master level practitioners specializing in work with individuals, children, teens, adults and families. Do you need someone who will really listen and help you or your family members figure things out? We work as a treatment team to ensure that your family is thriving. Growth and healing start here because this is a safe place for the whole family heal."
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
"Are you looking for answers to life's challenges? They come from within. I can support you in finding options that could create your desired change. Let me help you understand your specific journey with compassion and understanding. Life can be chaotic and it is important to know how to stay present in order to to find a calmness within when stress, anxiety, or depression appears. I know the tools to guide you on your path toward healing."
(510) 454-8259
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"Are you looking for answers to life's challenges? They come from within. I can support you in finding options that could create your desired change. Let me help you understand your specific journey with compassion and understanding. Life can be chaotic and it is important to know how to stay present in order to to find a calmness within when stress, anxiety, or depression appears. I know the tools to guide you on your path toward healing."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"Trauma...current political climate...feeling stuck...anxiety...wanting more from life...clients come to me for many reasons. My holistic, body-oriented psychotherapy, integrative wellness life coaching, and other holistic health services are based on principles of wholeness, positive psychology, & empowerment. It's about more than venting stress. It's about identifying and transcending challenges, roadblocks, speedbumps, & triggers. It's about improving your life, cultivating happiness/peace/well-being, learning and expanding tools, discovering and nurturing your authentic self & the resources you already have, & seeing yourself as the complex & unique being you are. Cultivate a life of thriving!"
(925) 705-7036
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"Trauma...current political climate...feeling stuck...anxiety...wanting more from life...clients come to me for many reasons. My holistic, body-oriented psychotherapy, integrative wellness life coaching, and other holistic health services are based on principles of wholeness, positive psychology, & empowerment. It's about more than venting stress. It's about identifying and transcending challenges, roadblocks, speedbumps, & triggers. It's about improving your life, cultivating happiness/peace/well-being, learning and expanding tools, discovering and nurturing your authentic self & the resources you already have, & seeing yourself as the complex & unique being you are. Cultivate a life of thriving!"
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
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"I've worked successfully with adults and adolescents for 20+ years. Many therapists are seasoned and technically sound, but to many clients, something still feels lacking. I receive repeated feedback regarding clients' appreciation of my nonjudgemental support and guidance, my ability to understand the great shame people feel about their relationships and lives. I have a knack for forming trusting relationships with teens, allowing them to experience open communication, which, over time, tends to replicate itself within the family system. I can help you with feelings of insecurity, anxiety, depression. I understand addiction issues and treatment strategies that work."
(925) 308-5937
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"I've worked successfully with adults and adolescents for 20+ years. Many therapists are seasoned and technically sound, but to many clients, something still feels lacking. I receive repeated feedback regarding clients' appreciation of my nonjudgemental support and guidance, my ability to understand the great shame people feel about their relationships and lives. I have a knack for forming trusting relationships with teens, allowing them to experience open communication, which, over time, tends to replicate itself within the family system. I can help you with feelings of insecurity, anxiety, depression. I understand addiction issues and treatment strategies that work."
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, MFTA
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"I offer affordable counseling and consultation for individuals, adolescents, and couples. I am bilingual in Tagalog. My main areas of focus are grief counseling, dating and relationships, adolescents, and late adulthood. In working with clients, I lean towards a humanistic school of thought where a positive therapist-client relationship is emphasized. I also use a supportive, compassionate, accepting, dialogical, increased kindness, challenging, and empathic style of therapy. And, depending on the needs of my clients, I interject appropriate techniques from other counseling theories such as the psychoanalytic and cognitive behavior therapies."
(415) 423-2409
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"I offer affordable counseling and consultation for individuals, adolescents, and couples. I am bilingual in Tagalog. My main areas of focus are grief counseling, dating and relationships, adolescents, and late adulthood. In working with clients, I lean towards a humanistic school of thought where a positive therapist-client relationship is emphasized. I also use a supportive, compassionate, accepting, dialogical, increased kindness, challenging, and empathic style of therapy. And, depending on the needs of my clients, I interject appropriate techniques from other counseling theories such as the psychoanalytic and cognitive behavior therapies."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"I know how desperate you feel, having the same fight again and again with no resolution. You try harder, but your partner just seems to sabotage you. So you fight back, "lose it," and feel guilty. You reminisce about the past, hoping the future will get better. If this vignette strikes a chord, please know that I specialize in relationships at "marital death's doorstep." Grandiosity, rage, and shame become empathy, cooperation, and mutual respect. Hope and love do flourish again. This is a big promise, so call for a free 20-minute phone consultation. A happier life is out there."
(925) 588-4777
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"I know how desperate you feel, having the same fight again and again with no resolution. You try harder, but your partner just seems to sabotage you. So you fight back, "lose it," and feel guilty. You reminisce about the past, hoping the future will get better. If this vignette strikes a chord, please know that I specialize in relationships at "marital death's doorstep." Grandiosity, rage, and shame become empathy, cooperation, and mutual respect. Hope and love do flourish again. This is a big promise, so call for a free 20-minute phone consultation. A happier life is out there."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"I strive to be an interactive, solution-focused therapist. My therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. I integrate complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, I work with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing."
(925) 286-1814
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"I strive to be an interactive, solution-focused therapist. My therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. I integrate complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, I work with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing."
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, APCC, CCTP, CATC, RAS
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"Do you find your life seems out of balance, out of sync? Feeling worried, anxious, sad, angry or frustrated? Having relationship problems? Is your life unmanageable? I'm a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Registered Addiction Specialist. Areas of treatment include substance / alcohol /pill abuse - behavioral addictions (sex/pornography, love/relationship, exercise, eating disorders, Internet, gambling, shopping, work, etc.) - marital / family discord, communication - stress, grief, depression, anxiety - trauma - domestic violence, intimate partner violence, sexual, emotional, financial abuse - dementia and Alzheimer's"
(925) 212-1018
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"Do you find your life seems out of balance, out of sync? Feeling worried, anxious, sad, angry or frustrated? Having relationship problems? Is your life unmanageable? I'm a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Registered Addiction Specialist. Areas of treatment include substance / alcohol /pill abuse - behavioral addictions (sex/pornography, love/relationship, exercise, eating disorders, Internet, gambling, shopping, work, etc.) - marital / family discord, communication - stress, grief, depression, anxiety - trauma - domestic violence, intimate partner violence, sexual, emotional, financial abuse - dementia and Alzheimer's"
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"During stressful times, constant worrying, anxiety, anger, and sadness surface and cause disruption with relationships, sleep, eating habits, and health. I strongly believe in the mind and body connection and with help, stress can be an opportunity for emotional growth. I utilize my clinical experience and evidence-based therapeutic interventions to motivate clients and families towards their own emotional growth. I have extensive experience providing mental health services to children, youth, adults, couples, and families with a various presenting problems, such as, trauma, bereavement, anxiety, depression, postpartum depression, domestic violence, adjusting to an illness and/or disability, and marital discord."
(925) 273-7290
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"During stressful times, constant worrying, anxiety, anger, and sadness surface and cause disruption with relationships, sleep, eating habits, and health. I strongly believe in the mind and body connection and with help, stress can be an opportunity for emotional growth. I utilize my clinical experience and evidence-based therapeutic interventions to motivate clients and families towards their own emotional growth. I have extensive experience providing mental health services to children, youth, adults, couples, and families with a various presenting problems, such as, trauma, bereavement, anxiety, depression, postpartum depression, domestic violence, adjusting to an illness and/or disability, and marital discord."
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MFTMA
Verified by Psychology Today
"Are you caught in a pattern of doing the same old thing and it is just not working? Or perhaps you're overwhelmed by life's unexpected challenges. Often, these problems cause difficulties in our relationships. My hope is to provide a safe place to be heard and understood. I seek to create a connection with you built through non-judgmental acceptance no matter what your situation. After the first session or two, you will decide if we make a good team for the purpose of addressing your concerns. The fit and connection is essential for success in our sessions."
(925) 968-4226
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"Are you caught in a pattern of doing the same old thing and it is just not working? Or perhaps you're overwhelmed by life's unexpected challenges. Often, these problems cause difficulties in our relationships. My hope is to provide a safe place to be heard and understood. I seek to create a connection with you built through non-judgmental acceptance no matter what your situation. After the first session or two, you will decide if we make a good team for the purpose of addressing your concerns. The fit and connection is essential for success in our sessions."
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
"Are you wanting tomorrow to be better than today? Do you treat your friends better than yourself? Have you tried to make changes only to feel defeated time and time again? I believe we all have the wisdom and the courage to live the life we desire. I am a therapist who focuses first on accepting you for who you are today. My approach is highly individualized, supportive and interactive. This is about your life, your story and your path to wellness."
(925) 232-4470
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"Are you wanting tomorrow to be better than today? Do you treat your friends better than yourself? Have you tried to make changes only to feel defeated time and time again? I believe we all have the wisdom and the courage to live the life we desire. I am a therapist who focuses first on accepting you for who you are today. My approach is highly individualized, supportive and interactive. This is about your life, your story and your path to wellness."

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