Family Therapy in Lafayette, CA

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BAPTI - Bay Area Psychotherapy Institute
Marriage & Family Therapist
Verified
8 Endorsed
Verified
8 Endorsed
Tired of searching for support? Offering healing in the places that make life challenging is our passion. You deserve the support as an individual, couple, and family to feel strengthened and empowered to live a fulfilling life. Life is challenging and it can be difficult to find the support you need. We are here to offer individualized help to empower you on your path to wholeness. We are a passionate group of therapists who seek a wide range of trainings and specialties to offer a specialized service to each of our clients.
(925) 403-4894
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Lafayette, CA 94549
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Reuel Evans
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
Verified
Life can be stressful due to relationship issues, the workplace, loss, navigating home and family life or other life challenges. I am here to support you as work through these difficulties. Our collaborative journey will help guide you in a direction where you feel more able to face and overcome the challenges you are experiencing. During our sessions I will provide you with a safe, empathetic, and non judgmental environment where you can explore and address any personal struggles and hardships that you may be experiencing.
(925) 393-0490
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Lafayette, CA 94549
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Georgie Abel
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
Verified
Trauma and other difficult experiences can impact the way we view our relationships, the world, and ourselves. I support clients in processing traumatic experiences, identifying triggers, and reclaiming their sense of safety and joy. I work with teens, adults, couples/relationships, and families of all kinds. I welcome and affirm non-traditional family structures (donor, adoption, foster, blended families), members of LGBTQ+ community, neurodivergent individuals, and people who have had negative experiences with therapy in the past.
(925) 386-6317
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Lafayette, CA 94549
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Patsy Mickens
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA, BA
Verified
Verified
I have completed Hakomi for Couples training, and practice grief counseling and family therapy .
Using a warm, open, non-judgmental and direct approach, I support my clients in connecting with their feelings (not just thoughts), and from there, what will be healing and right for them, in all aspects of their lives. I specialize in adults and couples (all sexual orientations; all types of relationships). My goal for you is not only to reap the benefits of feeling better because your depression has lifted or your anxiety has quelled, but to connect with yourself in such a way that you feel empowered to live the life you choose.
(925) 297-5064
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Lafayette, CA 94549
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Leslye Robbins
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Verified
Quality psychotherapy can be life-altering, especially when one is motivated and open to the process necessary for change. I enjoy working with individuals who are looking to develop a more grounded sense of self and seeking meaning and direction in daily living. Adults of all ages come to my practice to improve and enrich their relationships with partners, children, family members, friends and colleagues. I work with Individuals who are looking to deepen trust and connection, learn communication skills, and resolve repetitive conflicts in order to cultivate resilient and joyful partnership.
(415) 942-8945
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Lafayette, CA 94549
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Andrea (Andy) Cecile Bohn
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, MPH, MS
Verified
Verified
I specialize in addiction, relapse prevention and other related issues, including both the addict and other family members.
Is there something in your life preventing you from being your best self? Struggling with an addiction? Waking up feeling there must be more to life? Frequently anxious? Let me help you make changes to alter your inner life. You deserve to be happy. I am a warm, enthusiastic and direct therapist, insightful and a good listener. My work is attachment based with psychodynamic and cognitive behavioral leanings, topic directed. Let's navigate through your experiences and feelings together. Begin your road to recovery now. Acquire tools to help you move forward. Specialties: relationships, addiction/ recovery, depression, anxiety, bipolar.
(510) 497-0848
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Lafayette, CA 94549
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Pamela Rudd
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Verified
I enjoy working with individuals and couples from a variety of backgrounds and beliefs. In the last twenty years, I have coached corporate executives, consulted with physicians, and worked with adolescents and adults in individual and family therapy .
(650) 385-8249
Lafayette, CA 94549
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Rebecca Kraus
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
2 Endorsed
Verified
2 Endorsed
Our work together will be guided by your unique needs and preferences and may include a variety of modalities including: Internal Family Systems/parts work, mindfulness practice, somatic awareness, movement, art, writing, visualization, sand tray and Brainspotting.
I am passionate about helping others live more authentic, satisfying and functional lives! With almost 20 years of experience, my work draws from the latest research and extensive training in mind/body health, neuroscience, attachment and relationships, complex trauma and PTSD and mindfulness practice.  My goal is to create a supportive and enriching environment where we can address your needs in a thoughtful, compassionate and effective manner.
(510) 466-1447
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Lafayette, CA 94549
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Sheila Lynn Matz
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
I strive to provide assistance with compassion and respect, and welcome the opportunity to learn about your family 's unique cultural heritage.
I am a licensed therapist who works with children, adults, and families, and am someone who believes in the resilience and innate healing potential in each individual. It is my job to work with my clients to come up with a plan to address their mental health concerns and to improve their well being. I have training in cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamic therapy, client-centered therapy, and family systems therapy.
(925) 968-4164
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Lafayette, CA 94549
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Erica Fawn Thomas
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
14 Endorsed
Verified
14 Endorsed
I provide Teen Therapy, Family Therapy , or Individual Therapy for Teens and families struggling with Anxiety and/or depression.
Parenting can be the hardest job in the world and I am here to help. Do you have a difficult teenager? Is your child having trouble in High School? Has your family experienced divorce, remarriage, or difficulties with co-parenting? These types of issues have become very common and it is normal to need some help coping with them. I have many years experience working with children and their families and as a parent I can relate to the difficulties that arise each day. The decision to start therapy can be difficult because you may feel that you have already tried everything or you wonder if this will really help.
(925) 281-3551
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Lafayette, CA 94549
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Marguerite Stagg
Psychologist, MA, PsyD
Verified
8 Endorsed
Verified
8 Endorsed
I offer treatment for both individuals and couples, primarily addressing depression, anxiety, stress, trauma, relational issues, family conflict, life transitions and health issues. I focus on the comprehensive picture of each person’s circumstance in order to bring about change that is sustainable and lasting for you. I will work with you in a collaborative manner, discovering your strengths in order to build upon the tools and skills that you already have to work towards your objectives.
(925) 298-9705
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Lafayette, CA 94549
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Sarene Russum
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Verified
I HELP PEOPLE WHO ARE STRUGGLING WITH STRESS/ANXIETY OVER SCHOOL PRESSURE, SADNESS, CONFUSION, ISSUES WITH FRIENDS AND/OR FAMILY AND INSECURITY.
I SPECIALIZE IN WORKING WITH TEEN GIRLS AND ADULT WOMEN. I am a warm and compassionate therapist. I work with clients to promote understanding and awareness to be able to move beyond obstacles and find a level of acceptance and healing. It takes courage to come to therapy, to feel difficult feelings, to talk about them and to figure out how to cope with them. Therapy is a process, change/healing take time and commitment. I feel passionate about helping people know themselves and feel worthy. I continue to be in awe of people's bravery in the therapeutic process and feel privileged to be a witness.
(925) 357-9631
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Lafayette, CA 94549
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Jeannette Harroun
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
4 Endorsed
Verified
4 Endorsed
Kids don't always use words but behavior always has a message and may also be a form of SOS. I help children and teens feel better about themselves and improve their behavior at home or at school. I also help parents and families understand and deal with the mistaken goals of misbehavior. I believe there is always a reason, feeling or unmet need. Understanding and addressing the underlying message helps build bridges with kids and teens. I provide individual, parenting or family sessions that range from educational coaching and enrichment or addressing specific concerns.
(925) 890-7478
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Lafayette, CA 94549
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Emy Zettner
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified
2 Endorsed
Verified
2 Endorsed
Therapy offers potential for healing and opportunity for growth, and I am passionate about supporting clients through this process. I work with individuals, couples, and families in a variety of practice areas including anxiety, depression, relational conflict, identity development, and life transitions. I believe that each person has a unique story and carries valuable potential that is waiting to be unlocked and refined. I guide clients toward developing the personal strength and balance needed to meet life’s challenges, and I empower clients to live authentic, purposeful, and connected lives. I help clients uncover patterns that they seek to change and work with them to find new, creative solutions for moving forward to achieve their goals. As a former educator, I have extensive experience working with children and adolescents. I understand the challenges that both children and parents face in today’s world and how these affect family dynamics. Since relational interactions are important to mental and emotional health, I work with clients on developing positive communication skills in order to experience more fulfilling and harmonious relationships in all areas of life.
(925) 403-4011
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Lafayette, CA 94549
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Emily Tucker
Psychologist, PhD, ABSNP
Verified
Verified
Dr. Tucker specializes in comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations for school-aged children, teens, and young adults that are personalized and focused on understanding the individual as a whole. In addition to identifying areas of challenge, Dr. Tucker highlights each person's strengths and uses these strengths to inform interventions. Her assessments yield an integrated picture of a child's cognitive, academic, and social-emotional development as well as specific recommendations for improving functioning in all three areas. A goal of the assessment process is for each family to emerge empowered and equipped to move forward.
(925) 403-4440
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Lafayette, CA 94549
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Clare Ames-Klein
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Verified
I try to help people find a balance between the demands of work, self and family so they are able to enjoy life to the fullest extent.
I have worked as a clinical psychologist for over 20 years in the Bay area. My practice is diverse because I like to work with a wide range of individuals and issues. I see adults, adolescents and couples with a broad range of psychological and relationship problems. I have special interest in relationship issues, woman's issues, parenting and health-related problems, including catastrophic illness.
(925) 308-5644
Lafayette, CA 94549
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Chelsie Crilly
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
I am proud to be a clinician practicing through TheraThrive where I offer a variety of services including individual (adult or child) and family therapy .
I specialize in working with ADHD, HSP, and ASD. Being in our bodies- and being in our world- can be very difficult. This is especially true when when you're a highly sensitive person. My typical client often hears "you're being too much" while also dreading the feeling of not "being enough". I'm here to take a deep dive into what's making you feel like "too much" and highlight the ways you are "just enough for the right people". Typically, my client's goals are to live more comfortably in their sensitive skin, find liberation from shame, and better manage depression and anxiety.
(925) 744-6783 x8
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Lafayette, CA 94549
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Julie Weigel
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified
Verified
Although I work with a variety of clients, my primary speciality is children (and their parents) who struggle with behavioral and/or emotional problems, using playful and positive means to help them with anger management, expression of feelings, and relationships with friends and family . I always welcome the opportunity to work with parents, families and couples under stress. Let's face it: aren't we all? No situation is beyond hope; my clients leave our sessions with real insight and tools with which to move beyond their troubling issues.
(510) 878-4486
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Lafayette, CA 94549
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Laura N. Naman
Psychologist, MA, PhD
Verified
Verified
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.
(925) 900-5328
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Lafayette, CA 94549
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Lee Marchesani
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
2 Endorsed
Verified
2 Endorsed
In a warm, genuine, and respectful environment, I help clients to alleviate symptoms of depression, anxiety, and stress, create and maintain satisfying relationships, work through issues of grief and loss, trauma, and resolve the often-debilitating symptoms of PTSD. I am experienced in helping clients resolve family of origin problems, relational and family issues, and enhancing communication skills. In collaboration with clients, I use a variety of techniques tailored to meet clients' needs and to help clients achieve their goals. I am trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing).
(855) 520-7673
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Lafayette, CA 94549

Family Therapy

What do family therapists do?

A family therapist facilitates the process of understanding and improving how a family functions. The therapist will help family members develop empathy for one another. They’ll seek to understand existing patterns, misunderstandings, and conflicts that arise, in order to help the family arrive at a realistic, unified understanding and develop the coping skills they need to build stronger relationships.

How long does therapy for families take to work?

Therapy manifests differently in every family; a common time frame is 12 weekly sessions, but some families may see improvement after just a few weeks. Families should discuss their goals with the therapist at the beginning of the process and periodically revisit those goals to assess their progress together.

How can you encourage a family member to attend family therapy?

You can encourage family members to attend therapy by expressing with both love and concern the challenges you see and explaining how a therapist could help the family navigate those challenges together. An outside perspective can help everyone feel heard, get on the same page, and develop new skills. If family members are still hesitant, it may be helpful to emphasize that family therapy is short-term—it won’t last forever.

Is therapy for families effective?

Family therapy can significantly improve family dynamics and relationships. Research suggests that family therapy can help individuals understand their role in the family, communicate and solve problems together, reduce conflict and draw boundaries when necessary, and develop coping skills for stressors, major life changes, and mental or physical illnesses within the family.