Melanie Summerhayes, Psychological Associate
Psychological Associate, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94612
"Welcome! Life does present us with challenges which can interfere with our ability to live a balanced and happy life. I provide therapy to adults and teens who struggle with the difficulties that come our way. I have worked in a variety of clinical settings providing brief and long-term individual, couples, and group therapy as well as crisis intervention. I am experienced in providing evidence-based therapy in a practical and compassionate manner, while always striving to maintain a warm environment."
Depression
Motivational Interviewing
(510) 338-3325
Verified
Oakland, California 94612
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Depression
Motivational Interviewing
"Welcome! Life does present us with challenges which can interfere with our ability to live a balanced and happy life. I provide therapy to adults and teens who struggle with the difficulties that come our way. I have worked in a variety of clinical settings providing brief and long-term individual, couples, and group therapy as well as crisis intervention. I am experienced in providing evidence-based therapy in a practical and compassionate manner, while always striving to maintain a warm environment."
Connie C Linas, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94609
"Do you need relief from anxiety or depression? Are you and your partner fighting and trying to move forward together? I often help people who are exactly where you are. A collaborative, focused relationship with a caring professional can be a life-changing experience. I have a goal oriented and interactive style, and my goal is always to help you move forward - at your own pace - with ease and acceptance. Check out my website and call for a phone consultation to see if I'd be a good fit for you."
Depression
Motivational Interviewing
(510) 338-6655
Verified
Oakland, California 94609
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Depression
Motivational Interviewing
"Do you need relief from anxiety or depression? Are you and your partner fighting and trying to move forward together? I often help people who are exactly where you are. A collaborative, focused relationship with a caring professional can be a life-changing experience. I have a goal oriented and interactive style, and my goal is always to help you move forward - at your own pace - with ease and acceptance. Check out my website and call for a phone consultation to see if I'd be a good fit for you."
Teisha Y. Levi, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94610
"What has happened to you? Have you experienced hardship, life changes, or something traumatic? As a clinical mental health specialist, I provide psychological services for individuals experiencing cognitive and emotional difficulties. I was a clinician and supervisor for a mental health agency focused on psychosis and transitional aged-youth. I taught at San Francisco State University offering knowledge in the area of family crisis, resilience and coping; teaching primarily with a focus on mental health and substance abuse, at the undergraduate level. "
Depression
Motivational Interviewing
(510) 491-9535
Verified
Oakland, California 94610
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Depression
Motivational Interviewing
"What has happened to you? Have you experienced hardship, life changes, or something traumatic? As a clinical mental health specialist, I provide psychological services for individuals experiencing cognitive and emotional difficulties. I was a clinician and supervisor for a mental health agency focused on psychosis and transitional aged-youth. I taught at San Francisco State University offering knowledge in the area of family crisis, resilience and coping; teaching primarily with a focus on mental health and substance abuse, at the undergraduate level. "
Caitlin E Billings, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94612
"Negative experiences and trauma can drive many of our life choices, incIuding how we treat ourselves. I work with clients to restore a sense of safety, health, and wholeness."
Depression
Motivational Interviewing
(510) 573-7458
Verified
Oakland, California 94612
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Depression
Motivational Interviewing
"Negative experiences and trauma can drive many of our life choices, incIuding how we treat ourselves. I work with clients to restore a sense of safety, health, and wholeness."
Bay Area Clinical Associates - BACA,
MD, LMFT, LCSW, MPH, MFTI
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94607
"Bay Area Clinical Associates (BACA) is a physician-owned and operated organization committed to providing integrated, scientific, empathetic mental health treatment for kids, teens, young adults and their families. BACA is comprised of a multidisciplinary team of child & adolescent psychiatrists, licensed marriage & family therapists, and licensed clinical social workers. We work to take the "mystery" out of psychiatric care and have a relaxed, fun, caring environment at our clinics. Our mission is to revolutionize mental health services and offer sound, evidence-based care to all clients, regardless of socio-economic status."
Depression
Motivational Interviewing
(510) 500-9732
Verified
Oakland, California 94607
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Depression
Motivational Interviewing
"Bay Area Clinical Associates (BACA) is a physician-owned and operated organization committed to providing integrated, scientific, empathetic mental health treatment for kids, teens, young adults and their families. BACA is comprised of a multidisciplinary team of child & adolescent psychiatrists, licensed marriage & family therapists, and licensed clinical social workers. We work to take the "mystery" out of psychiatric care and have a relaxed, fun, caring environment at our clinics. Our mission is to revolutionize mental health services and offer sound, evidence-based care to all clients, regardless of socio-economic status."
April Strongarone, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94611
"Starting therapy can often bring up many feelings; excitement, fear, hope, shame, anxiety, determination...and taking those first steps to find a good fit between you and your therapist is an important part of the process. We will work together to create a relationship that feels safe enough to address your concerns. In addition to my private psychotherapy practice I have provided trauma informed therapy to individuals and families in various community based, non-profit agencies, in addition to Clinical Supervision."
Depression
Motivational Interviewing
(510) 879-5483
Verified
Oakland, California 94611
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Depression
Motivational Interviewing
"Starting therapy can often bring up many feelings; excitement, fear, hope, shame, anxiety, determination...and taking those first steps to find a good fit between you and your therapist is an important part of the process. We will work together to create a relationship that feels safe enough to address your concerns. In addition to my private psychotherapy practice I have provided trauma informed therapy to individuals and families in various community based, non-profit agencies, in addition to Clinical Supervision."
Valerie Alt, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94610
"Deciding to start therapy marks the start of a meaningful journey. Life is full of transitions that can make us feel lost, untethered, and stuck in limbo. My goal as a therapist is to help individuals thoughtfully navigate these crossroads and feel empowered to take steps towards a life they want to live."
Depression
Motivational Interviewing
(847) 457-1995
Verified
Oakland, California 94610
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Depression
Motivational Interviewing
"Deciding to start therapy marks the start of a meaningful journey. Life is full of transitions that can make us feel lost, untethered, and stuck in limbo. My goal as a therapist is to help individuals thoughtfully navigate these crossroads and feel empowered to take steps towards a life they want to live."
Tynisa D. Snow, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94609
"I provide individual, group, and couple's 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."
Depression
Motivational Interviewing
(510) 939-7914
Verified
Oakland, California 94609
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Depression
Motivational Interviewing
"I provide individual, group, and couple's 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."
Mira Elwell, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94618
"I am a LCSW with nearly a decade of social work experience in clinic, school, non-profit and community settings. I specialize in working with adults, adolescents and their families, members of the LGBTQI2S+ communities, and with working artists. I have an understanding and dedication to working within a social justice framework, and strive to maintain a practice that is affirming of all identities, experiences and orientations. I believe that any strong therapeutic relationship is built on collaboration, honesty, and the belief that change is possible."
Depression
Motivational Interviewing
(510) 298-3311
Verified
Oakland, California 94618
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Depression
Motivational Interviewing
"I am a LCSW with nearly a decade of social work experience in clinic, school, non-profit and community settings. I specialize in working with adults, adolescents and their families, members of the LGBTQI2S+ communities, and with working artists. I have an understanding and dedication to working within a social justice framework, and strive to maintain a practice that is affirming of all identities, experiences and orientations. I believe that any strong therapeutic relationship is built on collaboration, honesty, and the belief that change is possible."
Cria Catherine Merchant, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94609
"I continue to be humbled by the bravery, vulnerability and courage it takes to enter into therapy. The very act of reaching out is one of resiliency and strength, particularly during times when you may be experiencing difficult transitions, questioning patterns in life that no longer serve you or your relationships, feelings of worry, sadness and overwhelm."
Depression
Motivational Interviewing
(415) 212-9773
Verified
Oakland, California 94609
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Depression
Motivational Interviewing
"I continue to be humbled by the bravery, vulnerability and courage it takes to enter into therapy. The very act of reaching out is one of resiliency and strength, particularly during times when you may be experiencing difficult transitions, questioning patterns in life that no longer serve you or your relationships, feelings of worry, sadness and overwhelm."
Dana L Aleshire, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94612
"I am inspired by the innate human drive to heal. This healing is courageous, intimate, and deserving of honor and care. I bring compassion and respect for all the ways we humans adapt to survive. Together, we can find new ways of being that can liberate us from strategies that no longer serve us. I can help you holistically address a number of issues, such as: depression, anxiety, embodiment and dissociation issues, compulsions, addiction, assertiveness, relationship issues, self-esteem issues, gender, sexuality, and the complex impacts of trauma."
Depression
Motivational Interviewing
(510) 694-2366
Verified
Oakland, California 94612
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Depression
Motivational Interviewing
"I am inspired by the innate human drive to heal. This healing is courageous, intimate, and deserving of honor and care. I bring compassion and respect for all the ways we humans adapt to survive. Together, we can find new ways of being that can liberate us from strategies that no longer serve us. I can help you holistically address a number of issues, such as: depression, anxiety, embodiment and dissociation issues, compulsions, addiction, assertiveness, relationship issues, self-esteem issues, gender, sexuality, and the complex impacts of trauma."
Marie Sarte, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94611
"As a Cognitive Behavioral Therapist, my practice specializes in working with people who struggle with depression, unresolved trauma, anxiety, family and relationship issues, and life transitions. Effective therapy starts with a trusting relationship. In a safe space where you feel understood and accepted, we will work toward your goals so that you feel empowered to change and can begin to make positive changes in your life. Practice specialties: Adolescents, Young Adults, Depression, Trauma, Anxiety/Stress, Sexual Abuse/Assault, Relationship and Family Issues, Substance Use, and Life Transitions. Please check out my website: https://www.mariesartelcsw.com"
Depression
Motivational Interviewing
(510) 401-3186
Verified
Oakland, California 94611
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Depression
Motivational Interviewing
"As a Cognitive Behavioral Therapist, my practice specializes in working with people who struggle with depression, unresolved trauma, anxiety, family and relationship issues, and life transitions. Effective therapy starts with a trusting relationship. In a safe space where you feel understood and accepted, we will work toward your goals so that you feel empowered to change and can begin to make positive changes in your life. Practice specialties: Adolescents, Young Adults, Depression, Trauma, Anxiety/Stress, Sexual Abuse/Assault, Relationship and Family Issues, Substance Use, and Life Transitions. Please check out my website: https://www.mariesartelcsw.com"
Yael Stiles, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94602
"I provide short-term solution-focused counseling, as well as long-term in-depth therapy for adults, adolescents, couples, and families. I take a practical approach and specialize in skills-building for improved relationships and stress reduction."
Depression
Motivational Interviewing
(510) 606-9759
Verified
Oakland, California 94602
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Depression
Motivational Interviewing
"I provide short-term solution-focused counseling, as well as long-term in-depth therapy for adults, adolescents, couples, and families. I take a practical approach and specialize in skills-building for improved relationships and stress reduction."
Kari Kagan, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94611
"My approach to psychotherapy is collaborative, empathic, and oriented toward achieving the results my clients desire. I provide skills to increase awareness of problematic patterns that can lead to feeling stuck. Left unaddressed, these patterns can take a toll on relationships, work, health, and self-esteem. My goal is to create a non-judgmental and supportive space for exploration and change and to help people get back to living a more meaningful and enjoyable life. In addition, I emphasize a "strength-based" approach, in which I help clients identify and build from strengths and other positive qualities they already have."
Depression
Motivational Interviewing
(415) 968-2557
Verified
Oakland, California 94611
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Depression
Motivational Interviewing
"My approach to psychotherapy is collaborative, empathic, and oriented toward achieving the results my clients desire. I provide skills to increase awareness of problematic patterns that can lead to feeling stuck. Left unaddressed, these patterns can take a toll on relationships, work, health, and self-esteem. My goal is to create a non-judgmental and supportive space for exploration and change and to help people get back to living a more meaningful and enjoyable life. In addition, I emphasize a "strength-based" approach, in which I help clients identify and build from strengths and other positive qualities they already have."
Alexandra Elite-Marcandonatou, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
"I provide psychotherapy to individuals utilizing a holistic approach that incorporates mindfulness-based cognitive therapy and is inspired by humanistic, psychodynamic, relational and attachment theories. Using an integrative approach, treatment is customized to meet your individual needs/interests. We can work together to gain a deeper understanding of yourself, your relationships and the way in which you respond to the stresses, demands and challenges you experience in your life. Along these lines, you will have the opportunity to explore relational patterns that may be getting in the way of deeper satisfaction and joy."
Depression
Motivational Interviewing
(415) 969-7895
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
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Depression
Motivational Interviewing
"I provide psychotherapy to individuals utilizing a holistic approach that incorporates mindfulness-based cognitive therapy and is inspired by humanistic, psychodynamic, relational and attachment theories. Using an integrative approach, treatment is customized to meet your individual needs/interests. We can work together to gain a deeper understanding of yourself, your relationships and the way in which you respond to the stresses, demands and challenges you experience in your life. Along these lines, you will have the opportunity to explore relational patterns that may be getting in the way of deeper satisfaction and joy."
Clancy Cavnar, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94607
"I have years of experience working with people of all ages experiencing depression, anxiety, low self esteem, addictions and other clinical issues. My style is to create a safe space for clients to explore feelings, address emotional pain, and try out new conceptions of themselves. I facilitate insight and encourage self awareness, recognizing that, while all healing comes from within, patterns are often noticed first from the outside. I am also able to provide support for people who have had experiences with expanded states and wish to process them."
Depression
Motivational Interviewing
(415) 801-3689
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94607
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Depression
Motivational Interviewing
"I have years of experience working with people of all ages experiencing depression, anxiety, low self esteem, addictions and other clinical issues. My style is to create a safe space for clients to explore feelings, address emotional pain, and try out new conceptions of themselves. I facilitate insight and encourage self awareness, recognizing that, while all healing comes from within, patterns are often noticed first from the outside. I am also able to provide support for people who have had experiences with expanded states and wish to process them."
Mark Dombeck, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
"I am an experienced licensed psychologist in Alameda (near Oakland). I work with adults and seniors, and see both individuals and couples. I meet with clients in-person and online. I can help with depression, anger, trauma, ptsd, stuckness, abuse, bullying, grief, failure, loss, loneliness, shame, guilt, anxiety, impulse control problems, some addictions, relationship and marriage issues and other life and existential issues. I am compassionate and empathic, but also intelligent, practical and active. I will help you understand your issues and gently push you to grow, adapt and cope."
Depression
Motivational Interviewing
(510) 466-1424
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
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Depression
Motivational Interviewing
"I am an experienced licensed psychologist in Alameda (near Oakland). I work with adults and seniors, and see both individuals and couples. I meet with clients in-person and online. I can help with depression, anger, trauma, ptsd, stuckness, abuse, bullying, grief, failure, loss, loneliness, shame, guilt, anxiety, impulse control problems, some addictions, relationship and marriage issues and other life and existential issues. I am compassionate and empathic, but also intelligent, practical and active. I will help you understand your issues and gently push you to grow, adapt and cope."
Pay Rose, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94618
"Psychotherapy is one of many ways to improve the quality of your life and your relationships with others. While emotional wounds from the past are often the source of challenging symptoms, our sessions focus on the present as well as the past. I place great value on a solid therapeutic relationship and through this relationship, insights will surface and positive changes can occur. My style is collaborative, interactive, and supportive. I work with an open caring heart and humbly bring my full self to our sessions. I welcome individuals and couples of all ages and from all walks of life."
Depression
Motivational Interviewing
(510) 323-4326
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94618
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Depression
Motivational Interviewing
"Psychotherapy is one of many ways to improve the quality of your life and your relationships with others. While emotional wounds from the past are often the source of challenging symptoms, our sessions focus on the present as well as the past. I place great value on a solid therapeutic relationship and through this relationship, insights will surface and positive changes can occur. My style is collaborative, interactive, and supportive. I work with an open caring heart and humbly bring my full self to our sessions. I welcome individuals and couples of all ages and from all walks of life."
Yolanda Roberts, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, CPLC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94602
"Are you having difficulty with depression, anxiety, parenting or a traumatic experience? I welcome you to work with me to create new thoughts, behaviors and solutions for a more calm and balanced state."
Depression
Motivational Interviewing
(510) 319-0850
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94602
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Depression
Motivational Interviewing
"Are you having difficulty with depression, anxiety, parenting or a traumatic experience? I welcome you to work with me to create new thoughts, behaviors and solutions for a more calm and balanced state."
Shauna L. Castro-McDaniel, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94605
"I founded Be Love Community Counseling to provide safe, healing space for people that have been oppressed, marginalized or have an identity outside of the "dominant culture." Historic trauma and past hurts may show up as depression, anxiety, anger management issues, low self-esteem, underachievement, oppositional behaviors etc. You may think that something is wrong with you while what you're experiencing may actually be a result of something that has happened to you or your ancestors. Therapy is empowering as you may increase awareness about what is keeping you from freedom to live the life you desire."
Depression
Motivational Interviewing
(510) 808-6136
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94605
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Depression
Motivational Interviewing
"I founded Be Love Community Counseling to provide safe, healing space for people that have been oppressed, marginalized or have an identity outside of the "dominant culture." Historic trauma and past hurts may show up as depression, anxiety, anger management issues, low self-esteem, underachievement, oppositional behaviors etc. You may think that something is wrong with you while what you're experiencing may actually be a result of something that has happened to you or your ancestors. Therapy is empowering as you may increase awareness about what is keeping you from freedom to live the life you desire."

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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.