Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LCSW, BCD
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94609
"Hello. Do you have concerns about feeling tired, overwhelmed, unmotivated,or anxious? Are you feeling concerned, stressed and worried about your lack of energy on a daily basis. First of all you are not alone. I am available to assist and address your concerns. As a psychotherapist with many years of experience, I see myself as an interactive therapist and I provide support and practical feedback to my clients."
Elders (65+)
Holman Group
(510) 692-9674
Verified
Oakland, California 94609
Elders (65+)
Holman Group
"Hello. Do you have concerns about feeling tired, overwhelmed, unmotivated,or anxious? Are you feeling concerned, stressed and worried about your lack of energy on a daily basis. First of all you are not alone. I am available to assist and address your concerns. As a psychotherapist with many years of experience, I see myself as an interactive therapist and I provide support and practical feedback to my clients."
John Hal Brownson, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
"If you're feeling stuck and hopeless, your world can be an unhappy place, affecting your health, your work, your loved ones and your quality of life. For thirty years, as a Counselor and Psychotherapist, I've been helping people understand themselves and their power to work through problems that can seem insurmountable. If that's how you're feeling and you're ready for change, let's work together, in safety and kindness, to get you moving again."
Elders (65+)
Holman Group
(510) 757-9657
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
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Elders (65+)
Holman Group
"If you're feeling stuck and hopeless, your world can be an unhappy place, affecting your health, your work, your loved ones and your quality of life. For thirty years, as a Counselor and Psychotherapist, I've been helping people understand themselves and their power to work through problems that can seem insurmountable. If that's how you're feeling and you're ready for change, let's work together, in safety and kindness, to get you moving again."
Kelly L Ravenel, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT, CBT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94602
"If you find yourself struggling in life to feel whole, happy, at ease with your self and being in the world or feel frustrated with a lack of intimacy in your relationships, I can help you. It is important when searching for a therapist that you feel an honest connection. I give a free 30 minute consultation to help you decide if working with me is a match. I have trained in: trauma recovery, somatic work, psychodynamic, cognitive, mindfulness, bionenergetic anaysis. My focus has been working with individuals around healing from PTSD, anxiety, eating disorders, bi-polar, marital relationship issues."
Elders (65+)
Holman Group
(510) 851-8869
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94602
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Elders (65+)
Holman Group
"If you find yourself struggling in life to feel whole, happy, at ease with your self and being in the world or feel frustrated with a lack of intimacy in your relationships, I can help you. It is important when searching for a therapist that you feel an honest connection. I give a free 30 minute consultation to help you decide if working with me is a match. I have trained in: trauma recovery, somatic work, psychodynamic, cognitive, mindfulness, bionenergetic anaysis. My focus has been working with individuals around healing from PTSD, anxiety, eating disorders, bi-polar, marital relationship issues."
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Alice Locicero, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD, MBA, ABPP
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94618
"Many people, like those I usually work with, feel that, because of experiences in their past, they are not able to live as fully and happily as they wish. They want to be free of the effects of those experiences. Each person sets their own pace, but newer, effective approaches enable most people to reach their therapeutic goals more quickly than they could with older methods. These newer methods require out of session practice and record-keeping, so that we might better understand the events that cause difficulties and develop new ways to respond. The therapist is your guide, mentor, coach, and knowledgeable ally."
(510) 488-2253
Verified
Oakland, California 94618
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"Many people, like those I usually work with, feel that, because of experiences in their past, they are not able to live as fully and happily as they wish. They want to be free of the effects of those experiences. Each person sets their own pace, but newer, effective approaches enable most people to reach their therapeutic goals more quickly than they could with older methods. These newer methods require out of session practice and record-keeping, so that we might better understand the events that cause difficulties and develop new ways to respond. The therapist is your guide, mentor, coach, and knowledgeable ally."
Olivia Clear, Associate Professional Clinical Counselor
Associate Professional Clinical Counselor, MS, APCC, ATR-P
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94610
"After experiencing sexual trauma, it can feel like nothing makes sense. Your body is reacting with anxiety, exhaustion, and pain (or feeling nothing at all). You feel like everyone has an idea how you ‘should’ act. You might even feel like you have to offer ‘proof’ by telling your story or letting others see your pain. There may be a part of you that wonders if it’s your fault (believe me, it's not). You wish you could just forget it and feel good again. You feel so helpless, vulnerable, unsafe. "
(916) 619-6437
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94610
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"After experiencing sexual trauma, it can feel like nothing makes sense. Your body is reacting with anxiety, exhaustion, and pain (or feeling nothing at all). You feel like everyone has an idea how you ‘should’ act. You might even feel like you have to offer ‘proof’ by telling your story or letting others see your pain. There may be a part of you that wonders if it’s your fault (believe me, it's not). You wish you could just forget it and feel good again. You feel so helpless, vulnerable, unsafe. "
Ellie Lotan, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94608
"Weaving together tools from expressive arts, somatic experiencing, and trauma-informed relational psychotherapy, I offer an integrated, whole-person approach to uncovering your truths and lifting up your highest self."
(510) 817-2858
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94608
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"Weaving together tools from expressive arts, somatic experiencing, and trauma-informed relational psychotherapy, I offer an integrated, whole-person approach to uncovering your truths and lifting up your highest self."
Steven Herrmann, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94611
"Jungian Analyst Steven Herrmann, Ph.D., MFT, Montclair, Oakland, California. Are you looking to find ways to make changes in order to live a more satisfying and meaningful life? Are you finding yourself in repetitive patterns that are no longer working for you? Then I may be of assistance to you. I bring an in-depth approach that builds on your strengths and aims to untangle the roots to what is causing problems. This may lead to a reduction in painful symptoms, an opening of vocational possibilities, a newly found sense of joy, and to the transformation of your personality. Please feel free to visit my website at stevenherrmann.com"
(925) 302-9717
Verified
Oakland, California 94611
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"Jungian Analyst Steven Herrmann, Ph.D., MFT, Montclair, Oakland, California. Are you looking to find ways to make changes in order to live a more satisfying and meaningful life? Are you finding yourself in repetitive patterns that are no longer working for you? Then I may be of assistance to you. I bring an in-depth approach that builds on your strengths and aims to untangle the roots to what is causing problems. This may lead to a reduction in painful symptoms, an opening of vocational possibilities, a newly found sense of joy, and to the transformation of your personality. Please feel free to visit my website at stevenherrmann.com"
Anna Talamo, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
"Are you feeling stuck on a past relationship or experience? Finding it hard to cultivate compassion for yourself? Yearning for more creativity in your life? Would you like to develop an openness to growth and problem-solving, or a fresh approach to parenting? If any of these concerns resonate with you, and/or you are looking for ways to manage your depression, anxiety, or responses to a traumatic experience, I may be able to work together with you to find answers and new ways of living."
(510) 978-4264
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
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"Are you feeling stuck on a past relationship or experience? Finding it hard to cultivate compassion for yourself? Yearning for more creativity in your life? Would you like to develop an openness to growth and problem-solving, or a fresh approach to parenting? If any of these concerns resonate with you, and/or you are looking for ways to manage your depression, anxiety, or responses to a traumatic experience, I may be able to work together with you to find answers and new ways of living."
Malka Gorman, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94618
"The people I work with all have one thing in common: they want to feel better. They may come to me with a discrete crisis or a problem with work, family, or relationships. They may simply feel bad and want to talk with someone who can listen and understand. Whatever their concerns, they have the curiosity, courage and desire to feel better in order to achieve their personal goals ."
(650) 603-0471
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94618
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"The people I work with all have one thing in common: they want to feel better. They may come to me with a discrete crisis or a problem with work, family, or relationships. They may simply feel bad and want to talk with someone who can listen and understand. Whatever their concerns, they have the curiosity, courage and desire to feel better in order to achieve their personal goals ."
Krista Rhinehart, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94609
"Discover how to liberate yourself from shame, past trauma, false beliefs, doubt and internalized oppression so you can embody your unique creativity and power. Perhaps you have encountered a deep longing to express your truth, but you find yourself caught in a pattern or habit that blocks your ability to express it or believe in yourself. Some of these patterns run very deep and therefore I work with techniques that can really help us to get to the root of them so real change can happen. Through this process we will focus on developing your strengths and discovering your unique gifts. "
(415) 598-7855
Verified
Oakland, California 94609
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"Discover how to liberate yourself from shame, past trauma, false beliefs, doubt and internalized oppression so you can embody your unique creativity and power. Perhaps you have encountered a deep longing to express your truth, but you find yourself caught in a pattern or habit that blocks your ability to express it or believe in yourself. Some of these patterns run very deep and therefore I work with techniques that can really help us to get to the root of them so real change can happen. Through this process we will focus on developing your strengths and discovering your unique gifts. "
Vanessa Watt Therapy, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT, 30986
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
"With compassionate guidance and therapeutic support, I have over the last 25 years helped tech employees, students, CEO's, parents, artists and many other individuals navigate personal challenges or life transitions. I use a blend of therapeutic approaches tailored to your specific needs to address a wide range of personal issues such as depression, anxiety, fear, past and present trauma, relationship issues, loss, cancer, family and personal illnesses. My style is collaborative so you can be an active participant in your healing and can better understand and resolve the challenges in your life."
(415) 349-0893
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
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"With compassionate guidance and therapeutic support, I have over the last 25 years helped tech employees, students, CEO's, parents, artists and many other individuals navigate personal challenges or life transitions. I use a blend of therapeutic approaches tailored to your specific needs to address a wide range of personal issues such as depression, anxiety, fear, past and present trauma, relationship issues, loss, cancer, family and personal illnesses. My style is collaborative so you can be an active participant in your healing and can better understand and resolve the challenges in your life."
Patricia Dallacroce, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, JD, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94618
"For therapy to work, you must feel safe enough to express your most distressing feelings and thoughts. It is essential that you feel heard, seen, and understood. Your therapist must be able to accompany you, with knowledge, safety and empathy, through the depths of your pain to transformance. I strive to be that kind of therapist for my clients. Before becoming a therapist, I practiced law for 14 years in a large metropolitan law firm. I became a therapist because therapy was personally transformative for me and because I passionately believe that therapy can be life-changing."
(925) 521-8826
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94618
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"For therapy to work, you must feel safe enough to express your most distressing feelings and thoughts. It is essential that you feel heard, seen, and understood. Your therapist must be able to accompany you, with knowledge, safety and empathy, through the depths of your pain to transformance. I strive to be that kind of therapist for my clients. Before becoming a therapist, I practiced law for 14 years in a large metropolitan law firm. I became a therapist because therapy was personally transformative for me and because I passionately believe that therapy can be life-changing."
Jamie Bachman, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94611
"People often block progress toward their goals by holding tightly to a limited idea of who they are and what they can achieve. However, it is possible to make real, substantive changes in your life. Through therapy you can access inner strengths and apply them to problems that appear insurmountable. I regard it as my job to help you gain insight into your experience and shift your perspective, allowing you to recognize and overcome internal obstacles. We will identify not only the challenges you face, but also the strengths you have brought to bear on past problems."
(510) 878-4708
Verified
Oakland, California 94611
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"People often block progress toward their goals by holding tightly to a limited idea of who they are and what they can achieve. However, it is possible to make real, substantive changes in your life. Through therapy you can access inner strengths and apply them to problems that appear insurmountable. I regard it as my job to help you gain insight into your experience and shift your perspective, allowing you to recognize and overcome internal obstacles. We will identify not only the challenges you face, but also the strengths you have brought to bear on past problems."
Rachel Boyes, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94610
"Hello, I am a Marriage and Family Therapist who supports my clients in discovering and achieving what they most want in life. As we begin to look more deeply at who we are, we can move toward a life that has increased balance and fulfillment. Many of us suffer in our relationships, careers and internal worlds due to a lack of awareness of the ways in which our past wounds impact current choices and ways of interacting with others. By taking a deeper look at these processes problematic belief systems can begin to change."
(510) 319-0136
Verified
Oakland, California 94610
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"Hello, I am a Marriage and Family Therapist who supports my clients in discovering and achieving what they most want in life. As we begin to look more deeply at who we are, we can move toward a life that has increased balance and fulfillment. Many of us suffer in our relationships, careers and internal worlds due to a lack of awareness of the ways in which our past wounds impact current choices and ways of interacting with others. By taking a deeper look at these processes problematic belief systems can begin to change."
Courtney Thomas, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94610
"I am extremely familiar working with high risk, treatment resistant populations, as well as high functioning, therapeutically minded individuals who are motivated to become better at mastering life's obstacles. I believe that in therapy emotional and behavioral change begins with the relationship between the therapist and the client. My role as your therapist is not to be an expert on how you should live your life; rather I am an active participant in your personal journey of self-exploration."
(510) 876-9319
Verified
Oakland, California 94610
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"I am extremely familiar working with high risk, treatment resistant populations, as well as high functioning, therapeutically minded individuals who are motivated to become better at mastering life's obstacles. I believe that in therapy emotional and behavioral change begins with the relationship between the therapist and the client. My role as your therapist is not to be an expert on how you should live your life; rather I am an active participant in your personal journey of self-exploration."
Andrea Baxter Drugan, Associate Marriage and Family Therapist
Associate Marriage and Family Therapist, AMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94618
"In considering a new form of support, a part of you is online that is ready for something different. Perhaps you’re tired of feeling life is passing you by without your full involvement. Or you’ve invested so much in the thoughts and feelings of those around you that you’re no longer sure of your own direction and desires. Maybe you’re at a point of no longer wanting to be alone with overwhelming thoughts and feelings. Whatever brings you here, I respect and nurture this courage to open yourself to new possibilities, and seek to provide you with the support it takes to step away from a script that is familiar but no longer working."
(628) 214-2129
Verified
Oakland, California 94618
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"In considering a new form of support, a part of you is online that is ready for something different. Perhaps you’re tired of feeling life is passing you by without your full involvement. Or you’ve invested so much in the thoughts and feelings of those around you that you’re no longer sure of your own direction and desires. Maybe you’re at a point of no longer wanting to be alone with overwhelming thoughts and feelings. Whatever brings you here, I respect and nurture this courage to open yourself to new possibilities, and seek to provide you with the support it takes to step away from a script that is familiar but no longer working."
Nia Hamilton-Ibu, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94610
"I value supporting you through mind-body-spirit therapeutic approaches. Acknowledging the whole self to address how stress and trauma impact the body and spirit aids in fostering wellness. Accessing your internal, cultural and community resources is also essential to support healing. My practice is informed by an acceptance and compassion, social justice, anti-oppression, trauma focused and collaborative lens. It is important that the social dynamics and systemic structures that impact us are explored in addition to the unique stressors and strengths that impact our individual lives. "
(510) 616-9638
Verified
Oakland, California 94610
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"I value supporting you through mind-body-spirit therapeutic approaches. Acknowledging the whole self to address how stress and trauma impact the body and spirit aids in fostering wellness. Accessing your internal, cultural and community resources is also essential to support healing. My practice is informed by an acceptance and compassion, social justice, anti-oppression, trauma focused and collaborative lens. It is important that the social dynamics and systemic structures that impact us are explored in addition to the unique stressors and strengths that impact our individual lives. "
Kory Okun Orlanski, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
"I understand you want to change something; possibly many things in your relationships, in yourself, and in your work and that you are both fearful and hopeful about coming to therapy. I will help you to resolve underlying conflicts, relieve symptoms, and discover what feels meaningful and enjoyable. My personal style reflects who I am in warmth, compassion, knowledge, and authenticity. I work with individuals, couples, and families, using an interactive approach that focuses on long-term psychotherapy as well as short-term strategic problem solving. Through this unique process you will achieve your goals and live the life you desire and deserve."
(415) 689-7663
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
"I understand you want to change something; possibly many things in your relationships, in yourself, and in your work and that you are both fearful and hopeful about coming to therapy. I will help you to resolve underlying conflicts, relieve symptoms, and discover what feels meaningful and enjoyable. My personal style reflects who I am in warmth, compassion, knowledge, and authenticity. I work with individuals, couples, and families, using an interactive approach that focuses on long-term psychotherapy as well as short-term strategic problem solving. Through this unique process you will achieve your goals and live the life you desire and deserve."
A Sober Choice, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
"A Sober Choice is the best choice, for developing tools for change. Founded in 2009, our mission is to provide compassionate, supportive, and professional mental and behavioral health services for adults. At A Sober Choice, we provide Anger Management, individual and group psychotherapy, substance use disorder counseling, mental health consultations, and behavioral coaching."
(510) 661-3733
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
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"A Sober Choice is the best choice, for developing tools for change. Founded in 2009, our mission is to provide compassionate, supportive, and professional mental and behavioral health services for adults. At A Sober Choice, we provide Anger Management, individual and group psychotherapy, substance use disorder counseling, mental health consultations, and behavioral coaching."
Kara Swedlow, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94612
"My work is integrative, blending depth psychology with studies in attachment, neuroscience, and relational and developmental psychology. I am influenced by analytic traditions which contain a focus on trauma, and studies in contemporary neuroscience, which show how our brains process our affective (emotional) experience, particularly in the context of relationship. In addition to discussing your current and historical life experiences in our sessions, we may incorporate your dreams and somatic (body) mindfulness practices, such as exploring body sensations and their emotional counterparts."
(415) 347-8854
Verified
Oakland, California 94612
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"My work is integrative, blending depth psychology with studies in attachment, neuroscience, and relational and developmental psychology. I am influenced by analytic traditions which contain a focus on trauma, and studies in contemporary neuroscience, which show how our brains process our affective (emotional) experience, particularly in the context of relationship. In addition to discussing your current and historical life experiences in our sessions, we may incorporate your dreams and somatic (body) mindfulness practices, such as exploring body sensations and their emotional counterparts."

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The therapists listed here have identified their interest in elder therapy in Oakland or help for Oakland elderly people in therapy. Therapists who work with elders (for instance, elderly parents, elderly women or even elderly abuse) handle a broad range of issues especially as they relate to caring for the elderly and homes for the elderly in Oakland. Elderly depression is a common problem that can be helped by therapy for elderly people. Psychiatrists who work with the elderly are sometimes referred to as Oakland geriatric psychiatrists or geropsychiatrists.

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.