Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94611
"I believe in the wisdom of the body, it is constantly communicating something to you, and your emotions are the messenger. I want to help you become an expert at your own body language so that you can heal what has happened to you, and make room for the truth of your soul, by learning to listen to your body's deepest desires. "
Depression
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Art Therapy
Dance/Movement Therapy
(844) 283-5906
Verified
Oakland, California 94611
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Depression
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Art Therapy
Dance/Movement Therapy
"I believe in the wisdom of the body, it is constantly communicating something to you, and your emotions are the messenger. I want to help you become an expert at your own body language so that you can heal what has happened to you, and make room for the truth of your soul, by learning to listen to your body's deepest desires. "
Lu Johnson
MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94610
"Tired of feeling down, anxious, or simply not your best? Ready to do more than just talk about it? If so, body oriented therapy may be for you. With body oriented therapy, we will explore not only your thoughts and emotions, but also the physical sensations, postures, and gestures that come with them. This is important because tuning into your body can help you understand your feelings, thoughts, and life experiences more deeply. This understanding can support you in being the person you want to be and creating the life you want to have. The first step to change is becoming aware of how you are feeling, thinking, and being now. "
Depression
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Art Therapy
Dance/Movement Therapy
(510) 694-0363
Verified
Oakland, California 94610
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Depression
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Art Therapy
Dance/Movement Therapy
"Tired of feeling down, anxious, or simply not your best? Ready to do more than just talk about it? If so, body oriented therapy may be for you. With body oriented therapy, we will explore not only your thoughts and emotions, but also the physical sensations, postures, and gestures that come with them. This is important because tuning into your body can help you understand your feelings, thoughts, and life experiences more deeply. This understanding can support you in being the person you want to be and creating the life you want to have. The first step to change is becoming aware of how you are feeling, thinking, and being now. "
Hideko Ota,
Oakland, California 94618
"We all have our own unique truths. As we live as human beings, however, we tend to be disconnected from our truths in order to physically and emotionally survive in the world. Ironically, the more we push our truths away in order to be "alive" in the world, the more "dead" we feel in our bodies. When we have the courage to pause and deeply feel ourselves, we begin to notice that something most important has been missing from our lives. If you have ever experienced this sense of something missing, you may have arrived on the right page. "
Depression
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Art Therapy
Dance/Movement Therapy
(510) 756-3834
Oakland, California 94618
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Depression
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Art Therapy
Dance/Movement Therapy
"We all have our own unique truths. As we live as human beings, however, we tend to be disconnected from our truths in order to physically and emotionally survive in the world. Ironically, the more we push our truths away in order to be "alive" in the world, the more "dead" we feel in our bodies. When we have the courage to pause and deeply feel ourselves, we begin to notice that something most important has been missing from our lives. If you have ever experienced this sense of something missing, you may have arrived on the right page. "
Josanna C Schimke, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94602
"Conflict, sadness, confusion, anger, grief, worry, shame, fear, phobias, nightmares: They can arise in our lives like scary monsters. Children, adolescents, and adults all experience these feelings as unwanted and unwelcome. What if, instead of pushing these feelings away, we listened to what they have to say to us? This might sound just too, too scary, but that's why I'm here. When an unknown part of ourselves looms like a monster in the closet, we must coax it out with patience and kindness. This is very difficult to do alone (especially for young people!) "
Depression
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Art Therapy
Dance/Movement Therapy
(510) 605-3790
Verified
Oakland, California 94602
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Depression
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Art Therapy
Dance/Movement Therapy
"Conflict, sadness, confusion, anger, grief, worry, shame, fear, phobias, nightmares: They can arise in our lives like scary monsters. Children, adolescents, and adults all experience these feelings as unwanted and unwelcome. What if, instead of pushing these feelings away, we listened to what they have to say to us? This might sound just too, too scary, but that's why I'm here. When an unknown part of ourselves looms like a monster in the closet, we must coax it out with patience and kindness. This is very difficult to do alone (especially for young people!) "
Nicole Taylor, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
" Are you interested in exploring who you are, and how you move through the world? Are you looking to make better intentional decisions about the life you live? Are you interested in learning tools to move through life's daily challenges with more ease and confidence? "
Depression
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Art Therapy
Dance/Movement Therapy
(855) 243-5752
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
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Depression
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Art Therapy
Dance/Movement Therapy
" Are you interested in exploring who you are, and how you move through the world? Are you looking to make better intentional decisions about the life you live? Are you interested in learning tools to move through life's daily challenges with more ease and confidence? "
Inertia Q DeWitt, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MFA, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94604
"Do you feel lost? Disconnected from yourself? Like you're just not "you" anymore or you're not sure who you are now? Maybe you are in an abusive relationship, just left one, or have undergone a traumatic event or major life transition. You need help rediscovering and reconnecting with yourself. You might feel disappointed with what your life looks like and where you are at. Depression and anxiety have taken the forefront in your life and you want a way back to feeling like yourself, a way back to feeling healthy and interested in life again."
Depression
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Art Therapy
Dance/Movement Therapy
(213) 894-9285
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94604
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Depression
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Art Therapy
Dance/Movement Therapy
"Do you feel lost? Disconnected from yourself? Like you're just not "you" anymore or you're not sure who you are now? Maybe you are in an abusive relationship, just left one, or have undergone a traumatic event or major life transition. You need help rediscovering and reconnecting with yourself. You might feel disappointed with what your life looks like and where you are at. Depression and anxiety have taken the forefront in your life and you want a way back to feeling like yourself, a way back to feeling healthy and interested in life again."
Therese Noel Allen, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94612
"While I do offer talk therapy, I also blend psychotherapy, expressive arts therapy and somatic therapy. Expressive arts therapy can look like anything from me having you choose images (rather than using words) to describe your experience, to drama therapy techniques by which I facilitate you having a conversation with a "part" of yourself that continues a frustrating habit. Somatic work means your body is an integral part of our process. This can mean tracking bodily shifts and sensations together. It can also involve standing practices that reflect back what your body (you) are doing, as opposed to what you think you are doing. "
Depression
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Art Therapy
Dance/Movement Therapy
(415) 413-4284
Verified
Oakland, California 94612
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Depression
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Art Therapy
Dance/Movement Therapy
"While I do offer talk therapy, I also blend psychotherapy, expressive arts therapy and somatic therapy. Expressive arts therapy can look like anything from me having you choose images (rather than using words) to describe your experience, to drama therapy techniques by which I facilitate you having a conversation with a "part" of yourself that continues a frustrating habit. Somatic work means your body is an integral part of our process. This can mean tracking bodily shifts and sensations together. It can also involve standing practices that reflect back what your body (you) are doing, as opposed to what you think you are doing. "
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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."

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If you're looking for help with depression in Oakland or for an Oakland depression therapist, these therapists provide depression therapy (and depression therapies), depression treatment and depression help in Oakland. They include depression therapists, depression psychologists, depression psychotherapists and depression counselors in Oakland. They can also serve as a relationship therapist in Oakland.

A therapist in Oakland can help with post partum depression, feeling depressed, depression anxiety as well as teen depression. Therapists provide Oakland depression counseling, depression support, referrals to depression support groups in Oakland and Oakland depression groups. If you're depressed in Oakland, get help from one of these depression specialists.

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.