I have been in practice for over 30 years. My primary specialty has been working with men and boys who have experienced sexual abuse. This issue often includes alcohol and drug issues, anxiety, depression, marital and couples issues and more. I am experienced in EMDR as well as a range of somatic and humanistic approaches.
In these difficult economic times, long-term psychotherapy may not be an option for everyone. Expressive Arts and Drama Therapy are particularly well suited for helping you arrive more quickly at the heart of the matter and helping you with solution-focused therapy for life's transitions when you are standing at the crossroads - career change, re-locating, major decisions in order to adapt to circumstances and get your life back on track.
People often come to therapy because they feel stuck in their lives, are experiencing anxiety or depression and are struggling with personal and professional relationships. My style is warm, supportive and engaged. I believe that the more access we have to our authentic selves, the more we can live a life that is deeply fulfilling. We will work collaboratively to develop a relationship in which there is room to take risks and experience aspects of yourself that may have been previously unknown to you. You will gain valuable tools to help you reach your goals personally, creatively, and professionally.
I am a clinical psychologist that works with children, adolescents, and adults in both English and Spanish. I believe that compassion and insight into one's personal struggles can lead to powerful, positive changes in life. I specialize in pediatric neuropsychological testing for children and young adults regarding learning, developmental, social, emotional, and behavioral difficulties. My collaborative approach to psychological testing seeks to empower parents and their child to gain a new perspective and deeper understanding of a particular child's unique strengths and individualized needs.
Sometimes we all hit a wall, and the tools that we have been using to manage life's challenges are just not cutting it anymore. Many of the clients that I work with are feeling overwhelmed and out-of-control. They find that worry, self-doubt, and even physical pain have become uninvited, yet constant companions. They are hurting from sleepless nights, second guessing themselves, forgotten pastimes, and lost relationships. But they want more, and they begin to engage in counseling because they are ready to care for themselves in new ways.
I believe that insecure relationships (of many forms!) are the root of most suffering. As a result, my work is focused on those who wish to improve their relational lives. This includes single people who aspire to having a romantic relationship, but who seem to encounter difficulties in securing one; those who are already in a romantic relationship, but are facing challenges; people contending with struggles with friends or family; or people who aren't so sure about how they relate to, well, themselves. I also work with those who aren't even necessarily sure what has them down or anxious, but who hope to learn and to get unstuck!
Learn how to feel more connected to yourself, others and the world around you. Therapy provides all the elements of intimacy: honest communication, vulnerability and trust. Good therapy is challenging yet warm, providing both structure and empathy for your unique experience. We are a collective of therapists with a wide range of specialties. Our intake professionals will help connect you with the right therapist for your needs. We make appointments easy, offering evenings and weekends and flexibility for creative professionals who can't make the same time each week.
Clients have described me as warm, nurturing, and also direct. I tend to engage in more of a collaborative approach identifying what you would like to accomplish and then exploring how we can get you there.
The Marsh Clinics® (TMC) offer psychotherapy for everyone, but especially for those who are underserved and have been marginalized. Our aim is to reduce the level of stigma around mental health and offer telehealth therapy for an entry point, but also face to face therapy. We are dedicated to transforming individuals, transforming communities.
When you feel something in your life needs to change; be it career, personal, physical or spiritual I welcome you to share that journey with me. I will meet you where you are at and guide you to a safe place, optimizing your potential. My integrative approach towards therapy treats the whole person utilizing techniques from CBT, DBT, EMDR, humanistic and narrative therapy. You are unique and have challenges that require a personalized approach.
By creating a safe, non-judgmental, and exploratory space, healing and shifts can occur. I can support you to deepen your self-awareness, transform unhelpful beliefs and patterns, improve your relationships, and learn healthy ways to manage the challenges of your daily life. I provide an empathic, humorous, supportive, and relational approach to my work. I am compassionately direct when needed. We will work together to ensure you are experiencing growth and healing. Together we will discover solutions and take steps to meet your goals.
I work with gay men and queer people who would like to feel more empowered, more at ease, and more connected in their lives and relationships! It’s not easy to walk your own path and find safety, belonging, and purpose in this world. If you identify as LGBTQIA, you didn’t grow up with good models for queer relationships. Even if your life is "perfect on paper," it might be a challenge to find trust, deepen intimacy, set boundaries, stay centered, and go after the life you want.
Life challenges present growth opportunities. Whether you are feeling stuck, stressed, struggling in relationships, or feeling less like yourself, you have taken the first step in understanding your story, learning something new about yourself, discovering new ways of approaching life, and finding ways to reach your goals.
As the Lotus Flower I believe you have the potential within you to bloom from the muddiest of waters. My job is to simply assist you in finding the characteristics of purity, enlightenment, self-regeneration, and rebirth. Assisting you to firmly plant your roots of self-confidence, strength, empathy, and self-love, back into your life.
Dr. Fei Yi is currently accepting new clients (Self-pay or Lyra Health) in her private practice in California. She speaks English and Mandarin Chinese. She earned her PhD degree in counseling psychology at Iowa State University, and completed her pre-doctoral internship at Stanford University. Prior to immigrating to U.S., she received her master’s degree in clinical psychology and worked with many clients in China. She specializes in anxiety and depression, work stress, relationship and marriage, complex trauma, and LGBTQ+ issues. She provides both brief solution-focused therapy and long-term in-depth psychodynamic therapy.
I like to start by making a warm and heartfelt connection with you, supporting and accepting you just as you are. From there, we work to transform difficult struggles into opportunities for greater self-love and richer understanding. Our process is collaborative, with you being at choice every step of the way. I use a blend of innovative approaches that have helped many hundreds of individuals and couples manifest, grow, and savor the relationships and sexuality they desire. In a relaxed, open, and deeply aware state, we discover our truths by gently dissolving shame-filled stories of the mind.
Do you ever wonder, “Maybe I picked the wrong partner?” Or worry that arguments are a red flag? Perhaps your relationship feels like too much work, and you imagine others have it easy. These are just stories we tell ourselves. Truth is, all struggles—entrenched conflict, areas of incompatibility, life transitions, limping along in your sex life—can bring you closer. The only essential ingredient is an openness to change. That’s where I come in, to coach you in building new ways of relating to each other, starting in the first session. As a certified Imago Relationship Therapist, I specialize in relationship issues.
I believe that our minds and hearts, like our bodies, possess an innate wisdom and ability to heal, given the right environment and structure. Sometimes we get stuck in old patterns and beliefs that helped us in the circumstances we learned them in, but need to be updated in order to allow us to fully embody our best, most authentic and empowered selves. Therapy can assist us in learning more about what automatic programs our system is running, and give us the tools to make these changes.
Do you want a more fulfilling relationship with yourself, and perhaps with others? Do you feel that something is preventing you from living your fullest life and experiencing joy? Do you find it difficult to enjoy the present because of pain from the past or worried about the future? I want you to know there is hope if you identify with any of these statements!
I’m a therapist with an overall strength-based perspective, certified in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I believe people function and perform their best when they learn to identify, value, and utilize their natural strengths as part of a plan towards overcoming barriers in life. While I typically draw from a variety of research-based modalities, depending on each client’s unique situation, I find CBT to be a very empowering form of therapy for clients that are motivated to take a proactive role in their treatment.