Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Oakland, CA 94609
I provide individual, group, and couples therapy for adults. Clients of all faiths, cultures, ethnic groups, religions, sexual orientations, and gender identities are welcome. My focus is helping clients process and work through problems involving depression, anxiety, relationship issues, loss, trauma, stress, and life transitions.
Coping Skills
(510) 939-7914
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Oakland, CA 94609
Coping Skills
I provide individual, group, and couples therapy for adults. Clients of all faiths, cultures, ethnic groups, religions, sexual orientations, and gender identities are welcome. My focus is helping clients process and work through problems involving depression, anxiety, relationship issues, loss, trauma, stress, and life transitions.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Oakland, CA 94618
I am a Clinical Psychologist in private practice with more than 20 years' experience helping individual adults, teens, children and their families. I offer both Psychotherapy and Consultation. Psychotherapy in a safe and caring atmosphere can offer a pathway to insight, personal understanding and achieving new goals that bring a more rewarding life. My clinical approach is an interactive one since I believe that successful therapy is a collaborative process. I incorporate various therapeutic approaches: Psychodynamic, Interpersonal, Psychoanalytic, Solution-Focused and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
Coping Skills
(510) 746-8071
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Oakland, CA 94618
Coping Skills
I am a Clinical Psychologist in private practice with more than 20 years' experience helping individual adults, teens, children and their families. I offer both Psychotherapy and Consultation. Psychotherapy in a safe and caring atmosphere can offer a pathway to insight, personal understanding and achieving new goals that bring a more rewarding life. My clinical approach is an interactive one since I believe that successful therapy is a collaborative process. I incorporate various therapeutic approaches: Psychodynamic, Interpersonal, Psychoanalytic, Solution-Focused and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
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Psychologist, PsyD, MA Verified
Verified
Oakland, CA 94610
I, too, have found myself in troubling times on occasion during my life, and have been most fortunate when I have good people on my side when I am having a problem. As different as we all are, we all run into tough times and it can be helpful then to have someone on our side.
Coping Skills
(510) 480-3797
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Oakland, CA 94610
Coping Skills
I, too, have found myself in troubling times on occasion during my life, and have been most fortunate when I have good people on my side when I am having a problem. As different as we all are, we all run into tough times and it can be helpful then to have someone on our side.
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Psychological Associate, MA Verified
Verified
Oakland, CA 94612
I enjoy helping people make progress in their lives. My goal is to create a safe space for clients to speak freely about themselves and I use an individualized approach to better understand their own unique difficulties. I use a relational approach to help clients better understand their own motivations and choices.
Coping Skills
(510) 470-4863
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Oakland, CA 94612
Coping Skills
I enjoy helping people make progress in their lives. My goal is to create a safe space for clients to speak freely about themselves and I use an individualized approach to better understand their own unique difficulties. I use a relational approach to help clients better understand their own motivations and choices.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Oakland, CA 94610
I have great compassion for the human struggle and I don't want you to feel alone with it.... It's far easier with another person who cares and understands. I've spent my whole life studying psychology: Formally, at Stanford (BA), at UC Berkeley (MA, PhD), and ongoing Continuing Education; informally, from colleagues, clients, and 20+ years in private practice. I enjoy working with people from all walks of life. I'm open, empathic, authentic, interested and interactive. I like helping people with relationship difficulties, life transitions, anxiety, grief, self-criticism, social inhibitions, and emotional trauma, abuse, or neglect.
Coping Skills
(510) 832-0717
Verified
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Oakland, CA 94610
Coping Skills
I have great compassion for the human struggle and I don't want you to feel alone with it.... It's far easier with another person who cares and understands. I've spent my whole life studying psychology: Formally, at Stanford (BA), at UC Berkeley (MA, PhD), and ongoing Continuing Education; informally, from colleagues, clients, and 20+ years in private practice. I enjoy working with people from all walks of life. I'm open, empathic, authentic, interested and interactive. I like helping people with relationship difficulties, life transitions, anxiety, grief, self-criticism, social inhibitions, and emotional trauma, abuse, or neglect.
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Oakland, CA 94618
I practice both individual psychotherapy and assessment for children, adolescents, and adults. I specialize in understanding and addressing coping skills, anxiety, self-esteem, body image, and family conflict. Through therapy, assessment, or consultation, I provide support in navigating individual complexities. Whether I am working with children, teenagers, or adults, my aim is to help those I work with manage overwhelming emotions, navigate challenging situations, and address barriers standing in the way of contentment and clarity.
Coping Skills
(510) 296-6515
Verified
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Oakland, CA 94618
Coping Skills
I practice both individual psychotherapy and assessment for children, adolescents, and adults. I specialize in understanding and addressing coping skills, anxiety, self-esteem, body image, and family conflict. Through therapy, assessment, or consultation, I provide support in navigating individual complexities. Whether I am working with children, teenagers, or adults, my aim is to help those I work with manage overwhelming emotions, navigate challenging situations, and address barriers standing in the way of contentment and clarity.
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Oakland, CA 94611
I provide psychotherapy for adults, teenagers and children, consultation regarding parenting issues, and play therapy for children with behavioral or emotional issues. My work with adults has covered a broad spectrum - from people who are having problems with relationships or need help with stress management and coping skills, to people suffering from anxiety disorders and depression. I specialize in women's issues and life transitions. My goal is to help people get through difficult and challenging times and see opportunities for growth.
Coping Skills
(510) 858-0654
Verified
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Oakland, CA 94611
Coping Skills
I provide psychotherapy for adults, teenagers and children, consultation regarding parenting issues, and play therapy for children with behavioral or emotional issues. My work with adults has covered a broad spectrum - from people who are having problems with relationships or need help with stress management and coping skills, to people suffering from anxiety disorders and depression. I specialize in women's issues and life transitions. My goal is to help people get through difficult and challenging times and see opportunities for growth.
Photo of Deidre Abrons, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA Verified
Verified
Oakland, CA 94607
I enjoy working with individuals and couples in both short and long term therapy. I have extensive training in EMDR, CBT, and Relational Psychodynamic Therapy. My objective is to work with you using the appropriate approach that best fits your goals for therapy. I have a wide range of experience working with the effects of addiction on families, substance abuse, trauma, PTSD, anxiety, and depression. I also have considerable training in sleep disorders and enjoy working with clients to adjust their sleep schedules, thereby improving their daily mood and functioning.
Coping Skills
(510) 248-4138
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Oakland, CA 94607
Coping Skills
I enjoy working with individuals and couples in both short and long term therapy. I have extensive training in EMDR, CBT, and Relational Psychodynamic Therapy. My objective is to work with you using the appropriate approach that best fits your goals for therapy. I have a wide range of experience working with the effects of addiction on families, substance abuse, trauma, PTSD, anxiety, and depression. I also have considerable training in sleep disorders and enjoy working with clients to adjust their sleep schedules, thereby improving their daily mood and functioning.
Photo of Dr. Charmaine Ehrhart, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Oakland, CA 94610
I invite you to visit my website drehrhart.com for a more complete sense of how I can help you, or you and your partner, who I am, and how I work. In short though, if we work together we would explore the dynamic terrain of your relationships - your relationships to your emotions, your thoughts, your behavior, to your idea of self, and to others. This is done in a relationship of genuine curiosity and compassion, so that change, in place of judgement, is fostered. Eventually, this productive and curious environment or relationship that we foster together, can be internalized and taken with you as a tool for your life journey.
Coping Skills
(415) 689-8383
Verified
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Oakland, CA 94610
Coping Skills
I invite you to visit my website drehrhart.com for a more complete sense of how I can help you, or you and your partner, who I am, and how I work. In short though, if we work together we would explore the dynamic terrain of your relationships - your relationships to your emotions, your thoughts, your behavior, to your idea of self, and to others. This is done in a relationship of genuine curiosity and compassion, so that change, in place of judgement, is fostered. Eventually, this productive and curious environment or relationship that we foster together, can be internalized and taken with you as a tool for your life journey.
Photo of Jacquie Josephson, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Oakland, CA 94612
Do you feel stuck, like you are getting in your own way? Feelings hopeless and isolated? Our past life experiences can have a lasting effect on our current situations, leaving us feeling hopeless about the future. Often we try to manage our difficulties without help, which can be frustrating. This frustration creates barriers that can leave you feeling distant from others and even a stranger to yourself. What is worse is often we don’t even know why we are struggling. Together let's give you the skills to change your life.
Coping Skills
(510) 399-2430
Verified
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Oakland, CA 94612
Coping Skills
Do you feel stuck, like you are getting in your own way? Feelings hopeless and isolated? Our past life experiences can have a lasting effect on our current situations, leaving us feeling hopeless about the future. Often we try to manage our difficulties without help, which can be frustrating. This frustration creates barriers that can leave you feeling distant from others and even a stranger to yourself. What is worse is often we don’t even know why we are struggling. Together let's give you the skills to change your life.
Photo of Erin Carnahan, LPC Intern
LPC Intern, MA, NCC, APCC Verified
Verified
Oakland, CA 94610
I offer a person-centered and integrative approach to therapy, drawing on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, family systems and feminist theory, as well as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. I teach strategies and tools to manage the symptoms that may be affecting your daily functioning, while also engaging in a compassionate, honest, and nonjudgmental therapeutic relationship to facilitate deeper healing. For me, therapy is a holistic process of addressing biological, psychological, social, and spiritual aspects of individuals and their backgrounds.
Coping Skills
(510) 601-1929 x17
Verified
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Oakland, CA 94610
Coping Skills
I offer a person-centered and integrative approach to therapy, drawing on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, family systems and feminist theory, as well as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. I teach strategies and tools to manage the symptoms that may be affecting your daily functioning, while also engaging in a compassionate, honest, and nonjudgmental therapeutic relationship to facilitate deeper healing. For me, therapy is a holistic process of addressing biological, psychological, social, and spiritual aspects of individuals and their backgrounds.
Photo of Linda L Taggart, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, CA 94618
This pandemic is changing everything. It's definitely a challenge and a stressor however you are positioned. I provide skilled therapeutic support through video talk therapy and EMDR to help you find your way and increase much needed flexibility. And you may want to also focus on processing other life events, perhaps the developmental trauma of growing up with self-involved family members, grieving unmet expectations of any kind, or simply having more effective conversations.
Coping Skills
(650) 446-3647
Verified
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Office is near:
Oakland, CA 94618
Coping Skills
This pandemic is changing everything. It's definitely a challenge and a stressor however you are positioned. I provide skilled therapeutic support through video talk therapy and EMDR to help you find your way and increase much needed flexibility. And you may want to also focus on processing other life events, perhaps the developmental trauma of growing up with self-involved family members, grieving unmet expectations of any kind, or simply having more effective conversations.
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, CPT, AMFT Verified
Verified
Oakland, CA 94609
Therapy with me will have you leaving my office with tangible ways, for you or you and your loved ones, to facilitate changes in what you want in your life from the very first session. I will challenge you hard but with compassion. I enjoy helping people develop an enthusiasm for the process of self-discovery and healing. I make authentic contact with people help them cultivate a taste for their own Truths while making space to grieve the loss of old ways or relating to people and the world around them. I see starting therapy is a sign of intelligence.
Coping Skills
(925) 232-0438
Verified
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Oakland, CA 94609
Coping Skills
Therapy with me will have you leaving my office with tangible ways, for you or you and your loved ones, to facilitate changes in what you want in your life from the very first session. I will challenge you hard but with compassion. I enjoy helping people develop an enthusiasm for the process of self-discovery and healing. I make authentic contact with people help them cultivate a taste for their own Truths while making space to grieve the loss of old ways or relating to people and the world around them. I see starting therapy is a sign of intelligence.
Photo of Rain Sussman, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, CA 94609
The combination of strong anxiety and strong intellect poses special challenges for those caught in the crosshairs. I help individuals with active, analytical minds to work through anxiety-related problems such as panic, worry, avoidance, and compulsive thoughts or habits. My approach is warm, practical, and evidence-based, grounded in both mindfulness and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT).
Coping Skills
(510) 649-1909
Verified

Office is near:
Oakland, CA 94609
Coping Skills
The combination of strong anxiety and strong intellect poses special challenges for those caught in the crosshairs. I help individuals with active, analytical minds to work through anxiety-related problems such as panic, worry, avoidance, and compulsive thoughts or habits. My approach is warm, practical, and evidence-based, grounded in both mindfulness and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT).
Photo of Sherrie Rager, Drug & Alcohol Counselor
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, PhD, CADC II, CCDS, MRAS Verified
Verified
Oakland, CA 94618
Addiction can take control of your life and make you feel like you have no power or control over your choices. I can help you take back control and beat substance abuse. If you've made the decision to "kick the habit" and have been unsuccessful in the past, I can help. Addiction is not who you are but something you can overcome. I have been counseling those with substance problems for over 15 years. We are all unique and there is more than one way to treat addiction, I don't believe in "one-size fits all" treatment.
Coping Skills
(650) 203-6392
Verified
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Oakland, CA 94618
Coping Skills
Addiction can take control of your life and make you feel like you have no power or control over your choices. I can help you take back control and beat substance abuse. If you've made the decision to "kick the habit" and have been unsuccessful in the past, I can help. Addiction is not who you are but something you can overcome. I have been counseling those with substance problems for over 15 years. We are all unique and there is more than one way to treat addiction, I don't believe in "one-size fits all" treatment.
Photo of Barry Steven Friedman, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, MFT Verified
Verified
Oakland, CA 94611
The essence of effective psychotherapy is found in the therapist's understanding, empathy and caring for you. Trust in our relationship develops from that foundation. My primary commitment to you is to help you grow in self-awareness and self-empowerment, and to help you take the necessary actions that will actualize your growth and development in the world. If you struggle with feelings of fear, shame, helplessness, worthlessness and anger; traumatic emotional, physical and sexual experience; challenges in relationship; dysfunctional behaviors; unfulfilled aspirations; questions about your life's meaning; and physical illness and aging, I can help you.
Coping Skills
(510) 499-6900
Verified
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Oakland, CA 94611
Coping Skills
The essence of effective psychotherapy is found in the therapist's understanding, empathy and caring for you. Trust in our relationship develops from that foundation. My primary commitment to you is to help you grow in self-awareness and self-empowerment, and to help you take the necessary actions that will actualize your growth and development in the world. If you struggle with feelings of fear, shame, helplessness, worthlessness and anger; traumatic emotional, physical and sexual experience; challenges in relationship; dysfunctional behaviors; unfulfilled aspirations; questions about your life's meaning; and physical illness and aging, I can help you.
Photo of Naomi Edelson, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Oakland, CA 94618
Are you struggling with stress or relationship problems? Do you feel stuck in terms of your ability to move toward your goals or have the life that you envisioned? Are you working to manage pain or illness, or experiencing career burnout? I work with individuals in a collaborative, empathic way, helping you to develop a deeper understanding of the issues you face, while suggesting fresh and productive ways of dealing with stressors. I use actionable techniques including cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness-based therapy to help you feel like you're making a positive difference in how you feel on a daily basis.
Coping Skills
(510) 398-4208
Verified
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Oakland, CA 94618
Coping Skills
Are you struggling with stress or relationship problems? Do you feel stuck in terms of your ability to move toward your goals or have the life that you envisioned? Are you working to manage pain or illness, or experiencing career burnout? I work with individuals in a collaborative, empathic way, helping you to develop a deeper understanding of the issues you face, while suggesting fresh and productive ways of dealing with stressors. I use actionable techniques including cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness-based therapy to help you feel like you're making a positive difference in how you feel on a daily basis.
Photo of Lori Fink, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, CA 94602
My practice is focused on helping people uncover and shift what is keeping them from living full and authentic lives. I have found that fear is often at the center of this, whether it is conscious or not. Understanding that is where the work begins. I have a strong belief in the human spirit and resilience and that change is possible. It is this belief that inspires the work I do with my clients. No matter what is going on in your life, if you are breathing and alive, you have the capacity for change, even if it's just a change in perspective.
Coping Skills
(415) 669-5850
Verified
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Office is near:
Oakland, CA 94602
Coping Skills
My practice is focused on helping people uncover and shift what is keeping them from living full and authentic lives. I have found that fear is often at the center of this, whether it is conscious or not. Understanding that is where the work begins. I have a strong belief in the human spirit and resilience and that change is possible. It is this belief that inspires the work I do with my clients. No matter what is going on in your life, if you are breathing and alive, you have the capacity for change, even if it's just a change in perspective.
Photo of Holly Brown, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, CA 94618
I consider myself a true relationship specialist: More than 75% of my practice is with couples. And when I work with individuals, I'm not just focusing on symptom management but on how to have deep and meaningful connections with others. Whether you're looking for a relationship or are in one that's experiencing challenges, I'd love to help.
Coping Skills
(510) 662-6929
Verified
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Office is near:
Oakland, CA 94618
Coping Skills
I consider myself a true relationship specialist: More than 75% of my practice is with couples. And when I work with individuals, I'm not just focusing on symptom management but on how to have deep and meaningful connections with others. Whether you're looking for a relationship or are in one that's experiencing challenges, I'd love to help.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, CA 94608
Finding a therapist with whom you connect can be a daunting experience. At Spectrum Practice of Berkeley, we are a varied group of licensed practitioners (LCSW, LMFT, PhD) providing therapy, coaching, and neuropsychological evaluation. Our therapeutic approach may range from short-term solution focused to more involved individual work to define strengths, clarify goals, and examine areas for growth. We strive to provide a warm, safe, and non-judgemental setting for self-exploration. We focus on under-served individuals to improve access to care and facilitate empowerment. We have providers fluent in Spanish and Mandarin.
Coping Skills
(510) 239-5325
Verified
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Office is near:
Oakland, CA 94608
Coping Skills
Finding a therapist with whom you connect can be a daunting experience. At Spectrum Practice of Berkeley, we are a varied group of licensed practitioners (LCSW, LMFT, PhD) providing therapy, coaching, and neuropsychological evaluation. Our therapeutic approach may range from short-term solution focused to more involved individual work to define strengths, clarify goals, and examine areas for growth. We strive to provide a warm, safe, and non-judgemental setting for self-exploration. We focus on under-served individuals to improve access to care and facilitate empowerment. We have providers fluent in Spanish and Mandarin.

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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. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in Oakland

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.