Charlotte Parker, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94609
"I have 17 years experience working with individuals and couples who have a desire to make positive changes in their lives. My motivation is to support you as you journey through your personal exploration and growth; and assist you in finding the answers for yourself. Within my practice, I offer a formal and professional relationship that is authentic and accommodates your development of self-awareness and self - responsibility. My personal philosophy incorporates the provision of a safe environment from which you can explore your thoughts, emotions, experiences and perceptions within framework of acceptance."
Coping Skills
Magellan Behavioral Health
(510) 270-4296
Verified
Oakland, California 94609
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Coping Skills
Magellan Behavioral Health
"I have 17 years experience working with individuals and couples who have a desire to make positive changes in their lives. My motivation is to support you as you journey through your personal exploration and growth; and assist you in finding the answers for yourself. Within my practice, I offer a formal and professional relationship that is authentic and accommodates your development of self-awareness and self - responsibility. My personal philosophy incorporates the provision of a safe environment from which you can explore your thoughts, emotions, experiences and perceptions within framework of acceptance."
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."
Coping Skills
Magellan Behavioral Health
(510) 953-5726
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94611
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Coping Skills
Magellan Behavioral Health
"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."
Carol Masters-Salnave, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94612
"I provide a safe place to address what's not working for you in your life. We will explore your life journey while bringing issues to light, encourage better life choices to be made in the present. I've worked with a spectrum of issues that leads someone to seek psychotherapy. We will recognize how you came to behaviors that may impact your ability to function and discover what will work better for you to live more comfortably. By creating a healing relationship within therapy we can work together to shed light on issues, developing your motivation to make adjustments."
Coping Skills
Magellan Behavioral Health
(510) 403-8481
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94612
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Coping Skills
Magellan Behavioral Health
"I provide a safe place to address what's not working for you in your life. We will explore your life journey while bringing issues to light, encourage better life choices to be made in the present. I've worked with a spectrum of issues that leads someone to seek psychotherapy. We will recognize how you came to behaviors that may impact your ability to function and discover what will work better for you to live more comfortably. By creating a healing relationship within therapy we can work together to shed light on issues, developing your motivation to make adjustments."
Gwen J Sanders, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT, ATR-BC
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94611
"My clients are most often dealing with communication concerns, issues of intimacy and complications related to life changes. When traumatic events impact their daily lives, they may seek assistance. Occasionally couples and families experiencing stress in their relationships may need an objective listener and guide to help them figure out how to reestablish balance. With the many demands of life and work, we work together to find pleasure in their families and for parents to reinstate parental authority within the family structure."
Coping Skills
Magellan Behavioral Health
(510) 403-8093
Verified
Oakland, California 94611
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Coping Skills
Magellan Behavioral Health
"My clients are most often dealing with communication concerns, issues of intimacy and complications related to life changes. When traumatic events impact their daily lives, they may seek assistance. Occasionally couples and families experiencing stress in their relationships may need an objective listener and guide to help them figure out how to reestablish balance. With the many demands of life and work, we work together to find pleasure in their families and for parents to reinstate parental authority within the family structure."
Losa Wong PSYD, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94607
"I am a Chinese American bilingual (English/Cantonese) psychologist and therapist who works with individuals, couples, and families in Oakland, Alameda County, California. My goal is to help you with a range of life issues that may include: Depression and anxiety, stress, problem gambling issues, identity, relationships, communications, developing a social support network, organizational and time-management skills, parenting skills, intergenerational conflicts, crisis situations at home or at work, food, eating and body image, self-injurious behaviors in teens and young adults, post-immigration stress, trauma experiences, life transitions, and grief and loss."
Coping Skills
Magellan Behavioral Health
(510) 962-9405
Verified
Oakland, California 94607
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Coping Skills
Magellan Behavioral Health
"I am a Chinese American bilingual (English/Cantonese) psychologist and therapist who works with individuals, couples, and families in Oakland, Alameda County, California. My goal is to help you with a range of life issues that may include: Depression and anxiety, stress, problem gambling issues, identity, relationships, communications, developing a social support network, organizational and time-management skills, parenting skills, intergenerational conflicts, crisis situations at home or at work, food, eating and body image, self-injurious behaviors in teens and young adults, post-immigration stress, trauma experiences, life transitions, and grief and loss."
Tim Henry, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94609
"Who is driving you crazy? Your partner, your boss, your teacher, your mother? Are you feeling overwhelmed, trapped, unsatisfied? Would you like to be more assertive, establish stronger boundaries & have more satisfying relationships? Would you like to remove obstacles that are preventing you from achieving your dreams? I want to help you develop life-long patterns to sustain a richer, more gratifying life. I specialize in working with adults going through transitions relating to work, school & relationships. I love working with intelligent, creative, motivated & insightful clients."
Coping Skills
Magellan Behavioral Health
(510) 878-4379
Verified
Oakland, California 94609
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Coping Skills
Magellan Behavioral Health
"Who is driving you crazy? Your partner, your boss, your teacher, your mother? Are you feeling overwhelmed, trapped, unsatisfied? Would you like to be more assertive, establish stronger boundaries & have more satisfying relationships? Would you like to remove obstacles that are preventing you from achieving your dreams? I want to help you develop life-long patterns to sustain a richer, more gratifying life. I specialize in working with adults going through transitions relating to work, school & relationships. I love working with intelligent, creative, motivated & insightful clients."
Tara Daniels, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94609
"We learn patterns and behaviors early on that help us cope with life's challenges. Sometimes, these tools stop working or become unhelpful. I want to help you recreate your toolbox. Whatever you are dealing with, I provide a safe space for you to be able to deepen and internally investigate so we can mindfully take on your complex problems. If you are dealing with relationship issues, depression, trauma, anxiety, I approach all with curiosity. My goal is to have you leave therapy feeling heard, understood, and empowered to make new choices that work for you."
Coping Skills
Magellan Behavioral Health
(510) 447-1437
Verified
Oakland, California 94609
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Coping Skills
Magellan Behavioral Health
"We learn patterns and behaviors early on that help us cope with life's challenges. Sometimes, these tools stop working or become unhelpful. I want to help you recreate your toolbox. Whatever you are dealing with, I provide a safe space for you to be able to deepen and internally investigate so we can mindfully take on your complex problems. If you are dealing with relationship issues, depression, trauma, anxiety, I approach all with curiosity. My goal is to have you leave therapy feeling heard, understood, and empowered to make new choices that work for you."
Erika Crowell Altobelli, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94609
"Making a commitment to change can be daunting. Whether you are reaching out to resolve current conflicts of values or conscience, or to improve your relationships with family members, friends or work colleagues, help is available. Together we will identify obstacles and work towards a timely resolution or to the recognition that the goal is not necessarily equilibrium but a healthy striving between what we currently are and what we could be or hope to become."
Coping Skills
Magellan Behavioral Health
(510) 907-6872
Verified
Oakland, California 94609
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Coping Skills
Magellan Behavioral Health
"Making a commitment to change can be daunting. Whether you are reaching out to resolve current conflicts of values or conscience, or to improve your relationships with family members, friends or work colleagues, help is available. Together we will identify obstacles and work towards a timely resolution or to the recognition that the goal is not necessarily equilibrium but a healthy striving between what we currently are and what we could be or hope to become."
Sarah E Warner, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94609
"I am a clinical psychologist with over 30 years of experience. I have had the privilege of working with many children, adolescents, adults, couples and families who are dealing with a multitude of issues (e.g., depression, anxiety, problem behaviors, substance abuse, co-dependency). I incorporate mindfulness, solution-focused, and strength-based techniques to help facilitate change and bring about relief from painful emotions and from feeling stuck. I believe in honoring what you are already doing right and will collaboratively explore options and tools that will bring about growth and healing."
Coping Skills
Magellan Behavioral Health
(510) 398-6367
Verified
Oakland, California 94609
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Coping Skills
Magellan Behavioral Health
"I am a clinical psychologist with over 30 years of experience. I have had the privilege of working with many children, adolescents, adults, couples and families who are dealing with a multitude of issues (e.g., depression, anxiety, problem behaviors, substance abuse, co-dependency). I incorporate mindfulness, solution-focused, and strength-based techniques to help facilitate change and bring about relief from painful emotions and from feeling stuck. I believe in honoring what you are already doing right and will collaboratively explore options and tools that will bring about growth and healing."
Randall Wyatt, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94611
"Often clients come into therapy with me when they are stuck in life, in a crisis, or in transition in a relationship or job or when emotions are just becoming too much to cope with. They want a change but are not always sure how to go about it. Taking the step to begin therapy is not easy for most people, but starting therapy often leads to a real opportunity to change, in ways that are not always expected. My style is warm, inviting and engaging, and I seek to connect to each person where they are at in life."
Coping Skills
Magellan Behavioral Health
(510) 972-1731
Verified
Oakland, California 94611
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Coping Skills
Magellan Behavioral Health
"Often clients come into therapy with me when they are stuck in life, in a crisis, or in transition in a relationship or job or when emotions are just becoming too much to cope with. They want a change but are not always sure how to go about it. Taking the step to begin therapy is not easy for most people, but starting therapy often leads to a real opportunity to change, in ways that are not always expected. My style is warm, inviting and engaging, and I seek to connect to each person where they are at in life."
Steven Foster, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94612
"Hello! Welcome to my personal profile. I am Steve Foster, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist The majority of my experience has been in working with couples, married and otherwise, to improve communication in their relationships. "Taking the war out of words",and learning to take one another's perspective increase the likelihood of success in intimate relationships. I've also worked with those coping with substance dependency. I am a strong believer in the value of family, and in the power of living a clean and sober, recovery-centered life. Please feel free to call me to discuss your concerns."
Coping Skills
Magellan Behavioral Health
(415) 967-7940
Verified
Oakland, California 94612
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Coping Skills
Magellan Behavioral Health
"Hello! Welcome to my personal profile. I am Steve Foster, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist The majority of my experience has been in working with couples, married and otherwise, to improve communication in their relationships. "Taking the war out of words",and learning to take one another's perspective increase the likelihood of success in intimate relationships. I've also worked with those coping with substance dependency. I am a strong believer in the value of family, and in the power of living a clean and sober, recovery-centered life. Please feel free to call me to discuss your concerns."
Ricka L. White-Soso, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, BIP, CEAT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94612
"Living well - mind, body & spirit - is the goal many strive for daily. However, sometimes life throws you a curve ball and you find it hard to keep all the balls of life going. Working as a professional Social Worker for many years in hospitals and various other settings has afforded me the opportunity to have extensive experiences with clients that have had multiple needs. My specialties include: general life adjustments, crisis intervention, grief and loss, substance abuse, trauma, mild to chronic medical conditions and illnesses, interpersonal violence (Domestic Violence, Abuse and Sexual Assault), community violence, re-entry and adoption/foster care issues."
Coping Skills
Magellan Behavioral Health
(510) 221-6652
Verified
Oakland, California 94612
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Coping Skills
Magellan Behavioral Health
"Living well - mind, body & spirit - is the goal many strive for daily. However, sometimes life throws you a curve ball and you find it hard to keep all the balls of life going. Working as a professional Social Worker for many years in hospitals and various other settings has afforded me the opportunity to have extensive experiences with clients that have had multiple needs. My specialties include: general life adjustments, crisis intervention, grief and loss, substance abuse, trauma, mild to chronic medical conditions and illnesses, interpersonal violence (Domestic Violence, Abuse and Sexual Assault), community violence, re-entry and adoption/foster care issues."
Patrick D. Chrisman, Psychologist
Psychologist, BA, MA, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94611
"I believe that understanding and compassion are vital for building trust, mutual respect, and openness, all of which are essential in forming a therapeutic relationship that can encourage change. My style in therapy is a mix of person-centered, solution-focused, cognitive-behavioral, and psychodynamic theories. With children I utilize a variety of expressive therapies including play, art, narrative, sand tray and bibliotherapy. In working with children, adolescents and adults, I focus on coming up with solutions to your dilemma's that can help you fairly quickly in your day to day life."
Coping Skills
Magellan Behavioral Health
(415) 570-8936
Verified
Oakland, California 94611
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Coping Skills
Magellan Behavioral Health
"I believe that understanding and compassion are vital for building trust, mutual respect, and openness, all of which are essential in forming a therapeutic relationship that can encourage change. My style in therapy is a mix of person-centered, solution-focused, cognitive-behavioral, and psychodynamic theories. With children I utilize a variety of expressive therapies including play, art, narrative, sand tray and bibliotherapy. In working with children, adolescents and adults, I focus on coming up with solutions to your dilemma's that can help you fairly quickly in your day to day life."
Eileen Heo, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94609
"I am skilled in treating clients with the following problems: work stress; depression and anxiety; post traumatic stress syndrome; domestic violence, physical, emotional and sexual abuse; issues of acculturation and inter-generational conflict; relationship and women's health; as well as aging, losses and bereavement."
Coping Skills
Magellan Behavioral Health
(510) 860-4216
Verified
Oakland, California 94609
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Coping Skills
Magellan Behavioral Health
"I am skilled in treating clients with the following problems: work stress; depression and anxiety; post traumatic stress syndrome; domestic violence, physical, emotional and sexual abuse; issues of acculturation and inter-generational conflict; relationship and women's health; as well as aging, losses and bereavement."
Glen E Harelson, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, MPH
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94605
"My in-person psychotherapy practice is located in the San Francisco Bay Area with an office in the East Bay. I have been in the field of public health and social work at federal, county and nonprofit settings as a manager and direct service provider for over 30 years. I have worked with individuals, couples and families experiencing a range of challenges in their lives including mild to moderate stress, anxiety and more severe panic disorders, depression, trauma, family and relationship difficulties, severe mental and addictive disorders including clients with long standing dependence on opioids."
Coping Skills
Magellan Behavioral Health
(510) 345-1227
Verified
Oakland, California 94605
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Coping Skills
Magellan Behavioral Health
"My in-person psychotherapy practice is located in the San Francisco Bay Area with an office in the East Bay. I have been in the field of public health and social work at federal, county and nonprofit settings as a manager and direct service provider for over 30 years. I have worked with individuals, couples and families experiencing a range of challenges in their lives including mild to moderate stress, anxiety and more severe panic disorders, depression, trauma, family and relationship difficulties, severe mental and addictive disorders including clients with long standing dependence on opioids."
Katie Mai Findley, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, BCBA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94609
"I drive to you! I have worked with all ages assisting those dealing with depression, anxiety, sleep problems, autism, life transitions, marital strife, panic attacks, anger issues, and low self-esteem. 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. I have a great passion for helping others, offer a nonjudgmental environment, and have over 15 years of experience. "
Coping Skills
Magellan Behavioral Health
(707) 475-3959
Verified
Oakland, California 94609
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Coping Skills
Magellan Behavioral Health
"I drive to you! I have worked with all ages assisting those dealing with depression, anxiety, sleep problems, autism, life transitions, marital strife, panic attacks, anger issues, and low self-esteem. 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. I have a great passion for helping others, offer a nonjudgmental environment, and have over 15 years of experience. "
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."
Coping Skills
Magellan Behavioral Health
(510) 400-4990
Verified
Oakland, California 94609
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Coping Skills
Magellan Behavioral Health
"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."
Sandra Mangan, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94610
"For twenty years I have helped individuals couples and families overcome obstacles to happiness and fulfillment in their lives. As a family therapist and a School Psychologist I have had an abundance of training and experience in dealing with the issues of children, adolescents their families. Although this is an area of expertise I have also been successful in my work with couples and individuals going through transitions, loss, anxiety or crisis. My approach is what I call "Naturalistic". This type of therapy is focused on what's happening both internally and externally for the client in their natural environment."
Coping Skills
Magellan Behavioral Health
(510) 962-8267
Verified
Oakland, California 94610
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Coping Skills
Magellan Behavioral Health
"For twenty years I have helped individuals couples and families overcome obstacles to happiness and fulfillment in their lives. As a family therapist and a School Psychologist I have had an abundance of training and experience in dealing with the issues of children, adolescents their families. Although this is an area of expertise I have also been successful in my work with couples and individuals going through transitions, loss, anxiety or crisis. My approach is what I call "Naturalistic". This type of therapy is focused on what's happening both internally and externally for the client in their natural environment."
Patricia Ann LaCocque, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94610
"Are you overwhelmed with negative thoughts, feeling depressed or anxious? No matter how hard you try, your life is still a struggle? I can help. When we are very young, we adapt to our environments to get our needs met for love and safety. And we continue to use those adaptions unconsciously as adults. I can help you understand your symptoms and help you change slowly so that you may we can be more " in the moment" and experience more peace and joy. I use an Internal Family Systems Approach as well as EMDR and Hypnotherapy."
Coping Skills
Magellan Behavioral Health
(510) 369-0360
Verified
Oakland, California 94610
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Coping Skills
Magellan Behavioral Health
"Are you overwhelmed with negative thoughts, feeling depressed or anxious? No matter how hard you try, your life is still a struggle? I can help. When we are very young, we adapt to our environments to get our needs met for love and safety. And we continue to use those adaptions unconsciously as adults. I can help you understand your symptoms and help you change slowly so that you may we can be more " in the moment" and experience more peace and joy. I use an Internal Family Systems Approach as well as EMDR and Hypnotherapy."
Kevin Edward Rowland, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94609
"Want to see results in your psychotherapy? My twenty years in the field have informed my safe, supportive, solutions focused style using empirically proven techniques. I collaborate best with motivated Clients who are working through the following challenges: depression, anxiety, addiction, traumas, communication/relationship and workplace issues. I have an office in Oakland and San Francisco, and take most insurance and self pay Clients. Please call for a free telephonic consultation."
Coping Skills
Magellan Behavioral Health
(510) 877-0241
Verified
Oakland, California 94609
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Coping Skills
Magellan Behavioral Health
"Want to see results in your psychotherapy? My twenty years in the field have informed my safe, supportive, solutions focused style using empirically proven techniques. I collaborate best with motivated Clients who are working through the following challenges: depression, anxiety, addiction, traumas, communication/relationship and workplace issues. I have an office in Oakland and San Francisco, and take most insurance and self pay Clients. Please call for a free telephonic consultation."

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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.