Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MFA, MSW, CAODC, CLPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94610
"Are YOU Ready For SistahPeaceful Change ?(tm) . . . Facing A Distressing Dilemma ?. . . We Can Help You Find Peace Of Mind Again(tm) . . . Helping Unconventional, Artistic, Lesbian, Bi, Questioning, WOC, & Imaginative wimmin regain and maintain their Peace of Mind . . . Want to have a greater, more authentic, and meaningful sense of Self-regard, Self-accomplishment, Self-satisfaction and real happiness in those essential areas of your life? . . . SHEINSPIRED(tm) Innovative & Holistic Counseling & Coaching For Wimmin . . . ! ~ AfraShe is LGBTQI-Affirmative, Psychospiritual, Solution-Focused, SpiraCulturally(tm) based, holistic and uses synergistic Eastern, Afrikan & Western, results-oriented approaches optimized to assist you to make Meaningful, Achievable SistahPeaceful(tm) Life-Style Changes."
Coping Skills
Transgender
Health Net
(562) 507-1904
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94610
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Coping Skills
Transgender
Health Net
"Are YOU Ready For SistahPeaceful Change ?(tm) . . . Facing A Distressing Dilemma ?. . . We Can Help You Find Peace Of Mind Again(tm) . . . Helping Unconventional, Artistic, Lesbian, Bi, Questioning, WOC, & Imaginative wimmin regain and maintain their Peace of Mind . . . Want to have a greater, more authentic, and meaningful sense of Self-regard, Self-accomplishment, Self-satisfaction and real happiness in those essential areas of your life? . . . SHEINSPIRED(tm) Innovative & Holistic Counseling & Coaching For Wimmin . . . ! ~ AfraShe is LGBTQI-Affirmative, Psychospiritual, Solution-Focused, SpiraCulturally(tm) based, holistic and uses synergistic Eastern, Afrikan & Western, results-oriented approaches optimized to assist you to make Meaningful, Achievable SistahPeaceful(tm) Life-Style Changes."
Dr. Jayn Rajandran PsyD / Jayn.Org, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, LMFT, IO, Psych, CGE
Verified by Psychology Today
Hosts group in:
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, sexual abuse, substances abuse, depression, anxiety, grief, suicide, trust, abandonment, severe mental health and anger. "
Coping Skills
Transgender
Health Net
(650) 727-1761
Verified
Hosts group in:
Oakland, California 94618
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Coping Skills
Transgender
Health Net
"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, sexual abuse, substances abuse, depression, anxiety, grief, suicide, trust, abandonment, severe mental health and anger. "
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. "
Coping Skills
Transgender
Health Net
(415) 237-2282
Verified
Oakland, California 94618
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Coping Skills
Transgender
Health Net
"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. "
Sandra Ellen Norris, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94620
"I use a holistic approach to wellness, fostering self-examination to decrease pain and suffering, allowing change to transpire. For nearly 20 years I have guided clients to access their internal strengths in a compassionate healing environment. Currently, I have a private practice in the East Bay, with almost a decade of experience working with Dependency Drug Court in San Francisco and as an instructor in the Master's Clinical School Psychology Program at San Francisco State University."
Coping Skills
Transgender
Health Net
(415) 805-9972
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94620
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Coping Skills
Transgender
Health Net
"I use a holistic approach to wellness, fostering self-examination to decrease pain and suffering, allowing change to transpire. For nearly 20 years I have guided clients to access their internal strengths in a compassionate healing environment. Currently, I have a private practice in the East Bay, with almost a decade of experience working with Dependency Drug Court in San Francisco and as an instructor in the Master's Clinical School Psychology Program at San Francisco State University."
Kenneth R Keough, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
"Trauma takes many forms; often in the guise of unprocessed grief and loss. Loss of employment, financial insecurity, divorce, separation, domestic violence and abuse; all must be mourned. We become stuck; often not understanding our own reactions to people, places and things. Our partners, children, colleagues and superiors can appear to feel unfairly entitled to what we have to offer. Our ability to tolerate distress is limited."
Coping Skills
Transgender
Health Net
(415) 287-9753
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
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Coping Skills
Transgender
Health Net
"Trauma takes many forms; often in the guise of unprocessed grief and loss. Loss of employment, financial insecurity, divorce, separation, domestic violence and abuse; all must be mourned. We become stuck; often not understanding our own reactions to people, places and things. Our partners, children, colleagues and superiors can appear to feel unfairly entitled to what we have to offer. Our ability to tolerate distress is limited."
Annia Raysberg, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94611
"I tend to be interactive and collaborative; I provide a warm & supportive environment to help my clients achieve positive changes in their lives. I am non-judgmental and open minded. I create an individual treatment plan and approach for each client based on each person's needs and preferences. I offer phone/video sessions if appropriate. I currently accept Lyra, HealthNet, MHN, Tricare, and TriWest/VA insurance. You're welcome to contact me for a free 15 minute phone consultation and/or e-mail me with questions. You can learn more about me at www.AnniaRaysberg.com."
Coping Skills
Transgender
Health Net
(415) 941-3461
Verified
Oakland, California 94611
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Coping Skills
Transgender
Health Net
"I tend to be interactive and collaborative; I provide a warm & supportive environment to help my clients achieve positive changes in their lives. I am non-judgmental and open minded. I create an individual treatment plan and approach for each client based on each person's needs and preferences. I offer phone/video sessions if appropriate. I currently accept Lyra, HealthNet, MHN, Tricare, and TriWest/VA insurance. You're welcome to contact me for a free 15 minute phone consultation and/or e-mail me with questions. You can learn more about me at www.AnniaRaysberg.com."
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Anim O Aweh, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CHE
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
"I support young mother's of color on their quest to strengthen their family dynamics and work on their own selves. Let's face it, raising a family can be challenging along with caring for yourself and it is nearly impossible to be present for everyone else without taking care of yourself. I support women and children identify the skills they need to move forward past any issues, big or small and thrive. Also supporting mother's through postpartum depression, as this can have a major impact on the family dynamic. "If everything was perfect, you would never learn and you would never grow"-Beyonce"
(510) 822-7378
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
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"I support young mother's of color on their quest to strengthen their family dynamics and work on their own selves. Let's face it, raising a family can be challenging along with caring for yourself and it is nearly impossible to be present for everyone else without taking care of yourself. I support women and children identify the skills they need to move forward past any issues, big or small and thrive. Also supporting mother's through postpartum depression, as this can have a major impact on the family dynamic. "If everything was perfect, you would never learn and you would never grow"-Beyonce"
Lisa Anderson, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA
Oakland, California 94619
"Lisa strives to help, support, and encourage each client to recognize and build on their own strengths, to explore their current reality and find ways to make the changes necessary for their lives to move forward towards a new, incredible life. She maintains the highest level of integrity and holds a non-judgmental, unbiased opinion of each client, regardless of age, race, gender identification, ethnic background, social or religious understandings. She believes in providing inspirational and intuitive heart-centered one-on-one coaching creating a path toward self-actualization into a world where your talents are realized."
(424) 369-0174
Oakland, California 94619
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"Lisa strives to help, support, and encourage each client to recognize and build on their own strengths, to explore their current reality and find ways to make the changes necessary for their lives to move forward towards a new, incredible life. She maintains the highest level of integrity and holds a non-judgmental, unbiased opinion of each client, regardless of age, race, gender identification, ethnic background, social or religious understandings. She believes in providing inspirational and intuitive heart-centered one-on-one coaching creating a path toward self-actualization into a world where your talents are realized."
Jennifer Chen, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94609
"My approach to psychotherapy is based primarily on cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) principles of exploring and understanding the connection between our thoughts, emotions, and behavior. I seek to create a safe, warm and nonjudgmental environment in therapy, while helping you to identify key patterns and specific barriers that are stopping you from living a more fulfilling life. The purpose of therapy is to help you to find new ways of relating to your thoughts and emotions, deepen awareness and insight into your patterns, and learn effective coping skills -- ultimately to help you attain your goals and foster balanced living."
(510) 694-0368
Verified
Oakland, California 94609
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"My approach to psychotherapy is based primarily on cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) principles of exploring and understanding the connection between our thoughts, emotions, and behavior. I seek to create a safe, warm and nonjudgmental environment in therapy, while helping you to identify key patterns and specific barriers that are stopping you from living a more fulfilling life. The purpose of therapy is to help you to find new ways of relating to your thoughts and emotions, deepen awareness and insight into your patterns, and learn effective coping skills -- ultimately to help you attain your goals and foster balanced living."
Myisha Battle,
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94610
"I am a certified sex coach who helps individuals and couples of all kinds overcome sexual concerns like mismatched desire, sexual communication difficulties and performance issues. Clients who work with me see an increase in the quality of their sexual interactions with partners and more confidence to ask for what they need. I also provide individual dating coaching to help people find the right partners."
(628) 800-0823
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94610
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"I am a certified sex coach who helps individuals and couples of all kinds overcome sexual concerns like mismatched desire, sexual communication difficulties and performance issues. Clients who work with me see an increase in the quality of their sexual interactions with partners and more confidence to ask for what they need. I also provide individual dating coaching to help people find the right partners."
Mari Clemson-Hines, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94607
"Please note: I am currently living abroad and have suspended my in person practice. I am providing on-line therapy to those who reside in DC, Virginia or California as those are the states where I am licensed and therefore able to continue my practice on-line. If you are also living abroad we may be able to work together. You are unique so your therapy path should be too. If working on-line sounds like it would fit with your lifestyle and schedule please contact me and we can discuss if this is a good fit for you."
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94607
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"Please note: I am currently living abroad and have suspended my in person practice. I am providing on-line therapy to those who reside in DC, Virginia or California as those are the states where I am licensed and therefore able to continue my practice on-line. If you are also living abroad we may be able to work together. You are unique so your therapy path should be too. If working on-line sounds like it would fit with your lifestyle and schedule please contact me and we can discuss if this is a good fit for you."
Edit Vidalon,
Master, Student
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94612
"I am a Behavioral Coach who specializes in addiction and behavioral coaching.I have extensive experience as a behavioral coach with diverse individuals from the Hispanic community. I have been trained in coaching behaviors helping people to change their behavior and improving their lives. My approaches are derived from my intelligence, intuition, experience, holistic view and goal-oriented behavioral strategies to facilitate lasting life change. I spread my work through one-on-one coaching via email, Zoom, Skype, and phone."
(786) 544-6217
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94612
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"I am a Behavioral Coach who specializes in addiction and behavioral coaching.I have extensive experience as a behavioral coach with diverse individuals from the Hispanic community. I have been trained in coaching behaviors helping people to change their behavior and improving their lives. My approaches are derived from my intelligence, intuition, experience, holistic view and goal-oriented behavioral strategies to facilitate lasting life change. I spread my work through one-on-one coaching via email, Zoom, Skype, and phone."
Dena Scott, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94610
"There is a bravery in the therapeutic process. A willingness to be open to better understanding of yourself, others and the world around us. A desire to navigate towards the ultimate destination of social-emotional wellness. For each individual, couple, family and system there is a path we have the ability to impact. I aim to be a catalyst along this sometimes simple and often complex journey. My goal is to support, challenge and empower. We will build our therapeutic relationship through thoughtful inquiry and meaningful dialogue that allows us to develop a comprehensive treatment plan for you and/or your loved ones. "
(404) 476-8760
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94610
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"There is a bravery in the therapeutic process. A willingness to be open to better understanding of yourself, others and the world around us. A desire to navigate towards the ultimate destination of social-emotional wellness. For each individual, couple, family and system there is a path we have the ability to impact. I aim to be a catalyst along this sometimes simple and often complex journey. My goal is to support, challenge and empower. We will build our therapeutic relationship through thoughtful inquiry and meaningful dialogue that allows us to develop a comprehensive treatment plan for you and/or your loved ones. "
Lisa M De Geneste, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CHT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94612
"My role as a therapist is to act a guide and facilitator in a dynamic process that helps you get closer to the things you want out of life. As a therapist I offer support and encouragement to explore the issues that are holding you back. Utilizing and building on your own strengths, we will approach your unique situation in a safe, collaborative process to help you overcome challenges and experience a greater sense of satisfaction and fulfillment."
(917) 746-0155
Verified
Oakland, California 94612
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"My role as a therapist is to act a guide and facilitator in a dynamic process that helps you get closer to the things you want out of life. As a therapist I offer support and encouragement to explore the issues that are holding you back. Utilizing and building on your own strengths, we will approach your unique situation in a safe, collaborative process to help you overcome challenges and experience a greater sense of satisfaction and fulfillment."
Mary M Clarke, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94610
"Each of us is on a unique journey, but I believe we all need company at times along the way. I'm glad that you are looking for a therapist--the right match is out there. I am a licensed psychologist and see clients for short or long term therapy. I am straightforward person and also endeavor to be genuine and empowering. My therapy style is collaborative, warm, and focused on your whole picture of health. And I believe it is possible to find more peace and fullness in your life."
(773) 770-8540
Verified
Oakland, California 94610
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"Each of us is on a unique journey, but I believe we all need company at times along the way. I'm glad that you are looking for a therapist--the right match is out there. I am a licensed psychologist and see clients for short or long term therapy. I am straightforward person and also endeavor to be genuine and empowering. My therapy style is collaborative, warm, and focused on your whole picture of health. And I believe it is possible to find more peace and fullness in your life."
Dr. Kristen A Tolbert |Career And Executive Performance Coaching, Counselor
Counselor, EdD, LMHC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94602
"I specialize in Career and Workplace Professional Development. I help people become smarter, stronger, better versions of themselves at work through professional development, career satisfaction, performance, and agility coaching and training programs. ⁣ ⁣ - Programs address Career Discovery and Transitions, Performance, Productivity, Satisfaction, Wellness, and Career Agility. My work is hands-on implementation, coaching, and execution guiding you step by step through personal and professional development.⁣ "
(877) 799-1506
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94602
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"I specialize in Career and Workplace Professional Development. I help people become smarter, stronger, better versions of themselves at work through professional development, career satisfaction, performance, and agility coaching and training programs. ⁣ ⁣ - Programs address Career Discovery and Transitions, Performance, Productivity, Satisfaction, Wellness, and Career Agility. My work is hands-on implementation, coaching, and execution guiding you step by step through personal and professional development.⁣ "
Amber Boyd, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94610
"Welcome! My name is Amber Boyd. I am an African-American, queer-identified Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in both California & Texas. My work strives to dispel the myth that mental health is taboo, especially in marginalized communities. I desire to support folx along their personal journeys to explore questions that they’ve had, start peeling back layers, and support with building what that means for the present/future."
(510) 403-9038
Verified
Oakland, California 94610
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"Welcome! My name is Amber Boyd. I am an African-American, queer-identified Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in both California & Texas. My work strives to dispel the myth that mental health is taboo, especially in marginalized communities. I desire to support folx along their personal journeys to explore questions that they’ve had, start peeling back layers, and support with building what that means for the present/future."
Michael Donnell, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
"Something in your life is not working and you don't know how to change it. You want relief but are unsure if that's possible. I actively work with you to not only help reduce your current level of pain and distress but to also understand what that distress is trying to communicate to us. In turn, we shall strive together to not simply put a band-aid on the problem, but to fundamentally shift your dynamic to make you available to live a richer and fuller life."
(512) 640-2719
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
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"Something in your life is not working and you don't know how to change it. You want relief but are unsure if that's possible. I actively work with you to not only help reduce your current level of pain and distress but to also understand what that distress is trying to communicate to us. In turn, we shall strive together to not simply put a band-aid on the problem, but to fundamentally shift your dynamic to make you available to live a richer and fuller life."
Melissa Lambert, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94608
"Are you tired of feeling misunderstood and disconnected? Sometimes it feels like the world will only accept you if you fit in a neat little box. I can help you reconnect with the parts of your identity that have been overshadowed by outside expectations. As a biracial tri-cultural woman of color, I am uniquely qualified to provide a compassionate, non-judgmental space to explore your identity and create the life you want and the relationships you desire. I work with people of all racial and ethnic backgrounds and spiritual orientations."
(512) 400-3522
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94608
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"Are you tired of feeling misunderstood and disconnected? Sometimes it feels like the world will only accept you if you fit in a neat little box. I can help you reconnect with the parts of your identity that have been overshadowed by outside expectations. As a biracial tri-cultural woman of color, I am uniquely qualified to provide a compassionate, non-judgmental space to explore your identity and create the life you want and the relationships you desire. I work with people of all racial and ethnic backgrounds and spiritual orientations."
Melanie Bandera-Hess, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94618
"The process of looking for a therapist is a meaningful first step in developing a freer relationship with oneself. I love working with individuals and couples who are invested in and committed to their healing. Together we will create an environment that is safe and productive, where you can begin to make the changes you want to see in your life. I am a fierce advocate of my clients and invest wholeheartedly in my therapeutic work. My style is sincere, respectful and engaged. I look forward to building a relationship with you that supports your transformation. "
(707) 814-4795
Verified
Oakland, California 94618
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"The process of looking for a therapist is a meaningful first step in developing a freer relationship with oneself. I love working with individuals and couples who are invested in and committed to their healing. Together we will create an environment that is safe and productive, where you can begin to make the changes you want to see in your life. I am a fierce advocate of my clients and invest wholeheartedly in my therapeutic work. My style is sincere, respectful and engaged. I look forward to building a relationship with you that supports your transformation. "

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Coping Skills Therapists
With coping skills or coping mechanisms, we learn to overcome issues like stress, depression, anger or anxiety.

Pro-active coping involves dealing with a problem by using constructive coping activities such as planning, confrontation, self-control and restraint. Overuse of coping mechanisms, like avoiding problems or working obsessively, can exasperate the weakness.

Emotion based coping skills reduce symptoms by addressing our feelings e.g. discussing the issues, distraction, relaxation, reframing or humor can all help. But negative coping mechanisms, which tend to be impulsive, like denial, projection, rationalization, repression or wishful thinking can make the underlying problem worse.

Some coping methods are more like bad habits than constructive life skills e.g. drinking and drugs. Other examples might include skin biting, nail biting or hair pulling (trichotillomania).

If you find it hard to cope or are having trouble coping, therapists in Oakland can help develop constructive coping skills for children, coping skills for kids and life coping skills.

If you're looking for help with coping skills in Oakland or for an Oakland coping skills therapist, these professionals provide coping strategies. They include Oakland coping skills therapists, coping skills psychologists, coping skills psychotherapists and coping skills counseling.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Oakland are able to work with a wide range of issues.

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in Oakland you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in Oakland and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in Oakland or family therapy in Oakland.