Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94610
"I am sincerely interested in joining you on your life journey, accompanying you as you focus on your unique strengths and continually emerging interests. Allowing yourself to give yourself attention in this way is sure to help you to regain your balance and to connect with people in your work and personal life with more satisfaction and pleasure ."
Cigna
Lesbian
Female
(510) 662-1257
Verified
Oakland, California 94610
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Cigna
Lesbian
Female
"I am sincerely interested in joining you on your life journey, accompanying you as you focus on your unique strengths and continually emerging interests. Allowing yourself to give yourself attention in this way is sure to help you to regain your balance and to connect with people in your work and personal life with more satisfaction and pleasure ."
Dr. Jayn Rajandran PsyD / Jayn.Org, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, , LMFT, , IO, CGE, DTS
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94618
"Concierge therapy offered in Palo Alto, Rockridge & SF locations. You decide on the day, time, location, in-person or online. This modality is for busy professionals/students who want to graduate psychotherapy fast. Sessions are fun and focused. Most clients can graduate from therapy within 3-6 months for life transition problems. For severe trauma and mental health cases, it can a little longer. Specializing in teens, couples and individuals struggling with trauma, abuse, substances abuse, depression, anxiety, grief, suicide, trust, abandonment, severe mental health and anger. "
Cigna
Lesbian
Female
(415) 237-2282
Verified
Oakland, California 94618
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Cigna
Lesbian
Female
"Concierge therapy offered in Palo Alto, Rockridge & SF locations. You decide on the day, time, location, in-person or online. This modality is for busy professionals/students who want to graduate psychotherapy fast. Sessions are fun and focused. Most clients can graduate from therapy within 3-6 months for life transition problems. For severe trauma and mental health cases, it can a little longer. Specializing in teens, couples and individuals struggling with trauma, abuse, substances abuse, depression, anxiety, grief, suicide, trust, abandonment, severe mental health and anger. "
Jane Dessing, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94618
"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."
Cigna
Lesbian
Female
(510) 595-4619
Verified
Oakland, California 94618
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Cigna
Lesbian
Female
"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."
Katie Mai Findley, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, BCBA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94609
"I drive to you! In-office also available. Couples and Individuals Therapist. I have worked with all ages assisting those dealing with depression, anxiety, sleep problems, autism, bullying, life transitions, marital strife, panic attacks, anger issues, low self-esteem, and much more. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Therapy can lead to positive change through increasing your emotional intelligence and assertiveness, building interpersonal and communication skills, developing coping strategies, and changing negative thoughts and behaviors."
Cigna
Lesbian
Female
(707) 475-3959
Verified
Oakland, California 94609
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Cigna
Lesbian
Female
"I drive to you! In-office also available. Couples and Individuals Therapist. I have worked with all ages assisting those dealing with depression, anxiety, sleep problems, autism, bullying, life transitions, marital strife, panic attacks, anger issues, low self-esteem, and much more. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Therapy can lead to positive change through increasing your emotional intelligence and assertiveness, building interpersonal and communication skills, developing coping strategies, and changing negative thoughts and behaviors."
Heather Burns, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94611
"It's hard to go it alone with painful feelings of confusion, guilt, sadness, anxiety or despair. I help you access and unravel internal knots related to work or school performance, conflictual relationships, gender and sexuality, addictive behaviors, struggles with self-care and body image, or a family history troubled by dysfunction, divorce, addiction, mental illness, abuse, unresolved conflict or estrangement from loved ones."
Cigna
Lesbian
Female
(855) 523-7141
Verified
Oakland, California 94611
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Cigna
Lesbian
Female
"It's hard to go it alone with painful feelings of confusion, guilt, sadness, anxiety or despair. I help you access and unravel internal knots related to work or school performance, conflictual relationships, gender and sexuality, addictive behaviors, struggles with self-care and body image, or a family history troubled by dysfunction, divorce, addiction, mental illness, abuse, unresolved conflict or estrangement from loved ones."
Nicole Arkin, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94611
"It isn't difficult to feel scared, unlovable, vulnerable and not good enough in "our world gone mad", let alone if you have a history of being abused or neglected. Therapy can help you slowly make sense of the past so that you can encounter the present moment with more awareness and vigor. I am psychotherapist with an abiding love of the arts and work with sensitive individuals, many of whom have histories of abuse/neglect and are struggling to make sense of their past and present lives in order to find a greater sense of freedom/comfort within their own skin."
Cigna
Lesbian
Female
(510) 878-4958
Verified
Oakland, California 94611
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Cigna
Lesbian
Female
"It isn't difficult to feel scared, unlovable, vulnerable and not good enough in "our world gone mad", let alone if you have a history of being abused or neglected. Therapy can help you slowly make sense of the past so that you can encounter the present moment with more awareness and vigor. I am psychotherapist with an abiding love of the arts and work with sensitive individuals, many of whom have histories of abuse/neglect and are struggling to make sense of their past and present lives in order to find a greater sense of freedom/comfort within their own skin."
Erin B Harrell, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94609
"Our society often moves fast, and it is easy to get caught up and not allow the time to address thoughts and emotional reactions that emerge with challenges and changing life circumstances. With over 10 years of experience serving individuals across the lifespan, I provide an affirmative space for individuals to explore areas in their life where they would like to see growth and change. I also value the opportunities to notice areas of life that feel fulfilling, to explore strengths and reflect on positives. My style is warm and thoughtful. and interactive."
Cigna
Lesbian
Female
(510) 400-4990
Verified
Oakland, California 94609
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Cigna
Lesbian
Female
"Our society often moves fast, and it is easy to get caught up and not allow the time to address thoughts and emotional reactions that emerge with challenges and changing life circumstances. With over 10 years of experience serving individuals across the lifespan, I provide an affirmative space for individuals to explore areas in their life where they would like to see growth and change. I also value the opportunities to notice areas of life that feel fulfilling, to explore strengths and reflect on positives. My style is warm and thoughtful. and interactive."
Denise L Jones-Kazan, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94609
"I have been a therapist for 25 years. I provided psychotherapeutic services to adolescents, couples and families in a variety of clinical settings.For the past 18 years I was the lead clinician in an Intensive Day Treatment High School Program for adolescents in Special Education. Prior to that, I worked in a Women's Substance Abuse Agency.I am now in private practice and look forward to an opportunity to work with Adolescents, Adults, Couples and families where I can utilize my clinical expertise and work experience to help individuals achieve their goals."
Cigna
Lesbian
Female
(510) 379-7971
Verified
Oakland, California 94609
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Cigna
Lesbian
Female
"I have been a therapist for 25 years. I provided psychotherapeutic services to adolescents, couples and families in a variety of clinical settings.For the past 18 years I was the lead clinician in an Intensive Day Treatment High School Program for adolescents in Special Education. Prior to that, I worked in a Women's Substance Abuse Agency.I am now in private practice and look forward to an opportunity to work with Adolescents, Adults, Couples and families where I can utilize my clinical expertise and work experience to help individuals achieve their goals."
Lori Beth Kaplan, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94611
"My ideal client is a child or adolescent and/or their parent/guardian looking to make the experience through adolescence a more joyful experience. I knew early on that working with children, adolescents and their families was my calling. With over 30 years of experience and extensive training, I can help children and their families find solutions, resolve conflicts, improve communication and learn new skills to better manage their lives. My skillset includes helping people dealing with complex issues including ADHD, Asperger's, mood/anxiety, chronic illness, PTSD, grief/loss, teasing/bullying, fears/phobias, sibling conflict, and divorce/separation."
Cigna
Lesbian
Female
(510) 725-4563
Verified
Oakland, California 94611
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Cigna
Lesbian
Female
"My ideal client is a child or adolescent and/or their parent/guardian looking to make the experience through adolescence a more joyful experience. I knew early on that working with children, adolescents and their families was my calling. With over 30 years of experience and extensive training, I can help children and their families find solutions, resolve conflicts, improve communication and learn new skills to better manage their lives. My skillset includes helping people dealing with complex issues including ADHD, Asperger's, mood/anxiety, chronic illness, PTSD, grief/loss, teasing/bullying, fears/phobias, sibling conflict, and divorce/separation."
Madeline Razavi, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94609
"Imagine a life experienced fully in which you cultivate hope and curiosity even in times of stress and adversity whether faced with a traumatic event, toxic stress, or everyday challenges this life can be yours, because deep inside of you there is an innate ability to not only survive, but to heal, grow, and thrive."
Cigna
Lesbian
Female
(510) 924-0163
Verified
Oakland, California 94609
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Cigna
Lesbian
Female
"Imagine a life experienced fully in which you cultivate hope and curiosity even in times of stress and adversity whether faced with a traumatic event, toxic stress, or everyday challenges this life can be yours, because deep inside of you there is an innate ability to not only survive, but to heal, grow, and thrive."
Nelu Zia, Drug & Alcohol Counselor
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, LAADC, SAP, MHA
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94605
"Are you concerned about your substance use and thinking about making a change? I can help you. Whether you would like to stop using substance, moderate them, or just cut down – I understand what you’re going through. You feel fear and anxiety, try to stop or cut down and go right back to your normal use just like you are on auto-pilot. You’re not weak, you’re just losing the battle against power chemical reactions in your brain. Let me help break free from this cycle. I'll personalize your counseling to be as effective for you as possible, not a "one-size fits all" approach. You'll learn new tools and coping skills."
Cigna
Lesbian
Female
(510) 296-3843
Verified
Oakland, California 94605
View
Cigna
Lesbian
Female
"Are you concerned about your substance use and thinking about making a change? I can help you. Whether you would like to stop using substance, moderate them, or just cut down – I understand what you’re going through. You feel fear and anxiety, try to stop or cut down and go right back to your normal use just like you are on auto-pilot. You’re not weak, you’re just losing the battle against power chemical reactions in your brain. Let me help break free from this cycle. I'll personalize your counseling to be as effective for you as possible, not a "one-size fits all" approach. You'll learn new tools and coping skills."
Elke Ullmer-Strempke, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT, MA, BFA
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94618
"I specialize in working with women interested in decreasing depression, reactivity, and anxiety and increasing creativity, self-esteem, and self-awareness. The therapy I offer focuses on recognizing your body's wisdom and signals, and using in-session experiences to track how your emotional & conceptual habits keep you from living life to its fullest potential. I offer a warm, compassionate, heart-centered space to explore wounding, create good emotional boundaries, and develop a better understanding of your needs."
Cigna
Lesbian
Female
(415) 802-0804
Verified
Oakland, California 94618
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Cigna
Lesbian
Female
"I specialize in working with women interested in decreasing depression, reactivity, and anxiety and increasing creativity, self-esteem, and self-awareness. The therapy I offer focuses on recognizing your body's wisdom and signals, and using in-session experiences to track how your emotional & conceptual habits keep you from living life to its fullest potential. I offer a warm, compassionate, heart-centered space to explore wounding, create good emotional boundaries, and develop a better understanding of your needs."
Helena McMahon, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
"Within each of us exists the potential to feel good about ourselves, our relationships and our work. Accessing this potential, tapping into it and learning to apply it generously to everyday life can lead to great success and fulfillment in all of these areas. I collaborate with my clients to identify and address the things blocking their ability to have a true and lasting sense of well being-- depression, stress, low self esteem, past trauma, self defeating patterns and toxic relationships. Together we work actively on transforming these obstacles into self knowledge and new, positive behaviors."
Cigna
Lesbian
Female
(415) 375-0973
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
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Cigna
Lesbian
Female
"Within each of us exists the potential to feel good about ourselves, our relationships and our work. Accessing this potential, tapping into it and learning to apply it generously to everyday life can lead to great success and fulfillment in all of these areas. I collaborate with my clients to identify and address the things blocking their ability to have a true and lasting sense of well being-- depression, stress, low self esteem, past trauma, self defeating patterns and toxic relationships. Together we work actively on transforming these obstacles into self knowledge and new, positive behaviors."
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94611
"Going into psychotherapy or coaching should be like putting the finishing touches on your life. My goal in working with clients is to assist them in discovering their strengths so they can use them to create the life they most desire. I believe clients move towards growth when time is right. Most clients enter therapy or coaching when they have reached a critical life transition. In our work, we will explore how your thoughts, behaviors, and emotions are all connected. As a result of our meetings, you will gain tools to feel better, more confident, and satisfied with your life."
Cigna
Lesbian
Female
(510) 953-5726
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94611
View
Cigna
Lesbian
Female
"Going into psychotherapy or coaching should be like putting the finishing touches on your life. My goal in working with clients is to assist them in discovering their strengths so they can use them to create the life they most desire. I believe clients move towards growth when time is right. Most clients enter therapy or coaching when they have reached a critical life transition. In our work, we will explore how your thoughts, behaviors, and emotions are all connected. As a result of our meetings, you will gain tools to feel better, more confident, and satisfied with your life."
Kate Engelberg, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
"I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist practicing in north Berkeley. I am a graduate of San Francisco State and the Women's Therapy Center training program. My approach to therapy is psychodynamic and relational. I offer a calm, warm, open, nonjudgmental presence and a safe, supportive space where you can explore your feelings and needs, receive validation of your experience, and discover new options for your life. I see individuals and couples, and I have a low to moderate fee scale. I have hours on weekdays, weekday evenings, and Saturdays."
Cigna
Lesbian
Female
(510) 379-4764
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
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Cigna
Lesbian
Female
"I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist practicing in north Berkeley. I am a graduate of San Francisco State and the Women's Therapy Center training program. My approach to therapy is psychodynamic and relational. I offer a calm, warm, open, nonjudgmental presence and a safe, supportive space where you can explore your feelings and needs, receive validation of your experience, and discover new options for your life. I see individuals and couples, and I have a low to moderate fee scale. I have hours on weekdays, weekday evenings, and Saturdays."
Nancy C Arvold, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
"I work particularly well with both men and women with emotional and life issues, childhood trauma, and gay and straight couples with communication and other difficulties. I help individuals with serious mental illness make positive changes in their lives,and work with their families. I work with addictions and the intersection with emotional issues, particularly using 12-step programs."
Cigna
Lesbian
Female
(510) 694-1007
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
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Cigna
Lesbian
Female
"I work particularly well with both men and women with emotional and life issues, childhood trauma, and gay and straight couples with communication and other difficulties. I help individuals with serious mental illness make positive changes in their lives,and work with their families. I work with addictions and the intersection with emotional issues, particularly using 12-step programs."
Eryn Reeder, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94610
""The only constant in the world is change". On a daily basis, we are faced with new challenges, transitions and opportunities for growth. At times, these changes may feel overwhelming, making it difficult to see a clear path forward. I seek to create and hold space that is supportive, collaborative and safe for individuals coping with life transitions, anxiety, depression, struggles with self-esteem, trauma, concerns related to sexuality and other life stressors. Together we will work from a strengths-based perspective to broaden your forcus, develop tools/skills and identify strategies for creating positive change."
Cigna
Lesbian
Female
(510) 592-6414
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94610
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Cigna
Lesbian
Female
""The only constant in the world is change". On a daily basis, we are faced with new challenges, transitions and opportunities for growth. At times, these changes may feel overwhelming, making it difficult to see a clear path forward. I seek to create and hold space that is supportive, collaborative and safe for individuals coping with life transitions, anxiety, depression, struggles with self-esteem, trauma, concerns related to sexuality and other life stressors. Together we will work from a strengths-based perspective to broaden your forcus, develop tools/skills and identify strategies for creating positive change."
Jesse Little Shapiro, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
"As a therapist, I work hard to help clients meet their own goals by creating a non-judgmental space, encouraging reflection, and exploring alternatives. I am warm, engaging, and professional. I draw from humanistic and psychodynamic approaches, and believe the past influences our current feelings, habits, and choices in life. My approach is a mix of understating the past, helping clients develop more self-compassion and empathy, and fostering reflection, which helps to make healthier choices."
Cigna
Lesbian
Female
(510) 661-3563
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
View
Cigna
Lesbian
Female
"As a therapist, I work hard to help clients meet their own goals by creating a non-judgmental space, encouraging reflection, and exploring alternatives. I am warm, engaging, and professional. I draw from humanistic and psychodynamic approaches, and believe the past influences our current feelings, habits, and choices in life. My approach is a mix of understating the past, helping clients develop more self-compassion and empathy, and fostering reflection, which helps to make healthier choices."
Nelu Zia, Drug & Alcohol Counselor
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, LAADC, SAP, MHA
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
"Are you concerned about your substance use and thinking about making a change? I can help you. Whether you would like to stop using substance, moderate them, or just cut down – I understand what you’re going through. You feel fear and anxiety, try to stop or cut down and go right back to your normal use just like you are on auto-pilot. You’re not weak, you’re just losing the battle against power chemical reactions in your brain. Let me help break free from this cycle. I'll personalize your counseling to be as effective for you as possible, not a "one-size fits all" approach. You'll learn new tools and coping skills."
Cigna
Lesbian
Female
(510) 694-1533
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
View
Cigna
Lesbian
Female
"Are you concerned about your substance use and thinking about making a change? I can help you. Whether you would like to stop using substance, moderate them, or just cut down – I understand what you’re going through. You feel fear and anxiety, try to stop or cut down and go right back to your normal use just like you are on auto-pilot. You’re not weak, you’re just losing the battle against power chemical reactions in your brain. Let me help break free from this cycle. I'll personalize your counseling to be as effective for you as possible, not a "one-size fits all" approach. You'll learn new tools and coping skills."
Nelu Zia, Drug & Alcohol Counselor
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, MPA MHA, LAADC , SAP MCA
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94612
"Are you concerned about your substance use and thinking about making a change? I can help you. Whether you would like to stop using substance, moderate them, or just cut down – I understand what you’re going through. You feel fear and anxiety, try to stop or cut down and go right back to your normal use just like you are on auto-pilot. You’re not weak, you’re just losing the battle against power chemical reactions in your brain. Let me help break free from this cycle. I'll personalize your counseling to be as effective for you as possible, not a "one-size fits all" approach. You'll learn new tools and coping skills."
Cigna
Lesbian
Female
(888) 537-7142
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94612
View
Cigna
Lesbian
Female
"Are you concerned about your substance use and thinking about making a change? I can help you. Whether you would like to stop using substance, moderate them, or just cut down – I understand what you’re going through. You feel fear and anxiety, try to stop or cut down and go right back to your normal use just like you are on auto-pilot. You’re not weak, you’re just losing the battle against power chemical reactions in your brain. Let me help break free from this cycle. I'll personalize your counseling to be as effective for you as possible, not a "one-size fits all" approach. You'll learn new tools and coping skills."

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