Jonna Cohen
Marriage & Family Therapist, M Ed, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Orinda, CA 94563
I am warm, honest, direct, and passionate about empowering my clients to discover the best version of themselves, creating the possibility of a more meaningful and fulfilling life experience. There are moments in all our lives when we feel overwhelmed and vulnerable by change. However, transitions in our lives can also create opportunity for growth and greater connection to ourselves and our environment. I can help you find greater joy and fulfillment in your life.
Elders (65+)
(925) 403-4553
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Orinda, CA 94563
Elders (65+)
I am warm, honest, direct, and passionate about empowering my clients to discover the best version of themselves, creating the possibility of a more meaningful and fulfilling life experience. There are moments in all our lives when we feel overwhelmed and vulnerable by change. However, transitions in our lives can also create opportunity for growth and greater connection to ourselves and our environment. I can help you find greater joy and fulfillment in your life.
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TheraThrive Counseling & Assessment
Counselor, PhD, LPCC, BC-TMH Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
All services are online via secure video call! If you feel overwhelmed by anxiety, high sensitivity, loneliness or relationship problems, or if your child or teen struggles with excessive worry, moodiness or sadness, you don't need to manage alone. We are a group of authentic and interactive therapists who are strengths-based in our approach. Let us help you (or your child, teen, family member) gain insight and understanding, learn emotional regulation, improve your relationships, alleviate stress and anxiety, improve satisfaction at work/school, and experience well-being, exuberance for life, and empowerment. www.TheraThrive.com
Elders (65+)
(925) 350-8130
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Orinda, CA 94563
Elders (65+)
All services are online via secure video call! If you feel overwhelmed by anxiety, high sensitivity, loneliness or relationship problems, or if your child or teen struggles with excessive worry, moodiness or sadness, you don't need to manage alone. We are a group of authentic and interactive therapists who are strengths-based in our approach. Let us help you (or your child, teen, family member) gain insight and understanding, learn emotional regulation, improve your relationships, alleviate stress and anxiety, improve satisfaction at work/school, and experience well-being, exuberance for life, and empowerment. www.TheraThrive.com
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Mira Counseling, Mira Underwood
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Counseling can help you through challenging times and be life changing. I have dedicated myself to helping adults with serious life challenges by providing therapy and education to empower my clients to: make sense of their feelings, not feel alone, hurt less, re-frame their life narratives, develop healthy coping skills, and feel more confident. I specialize in life transitions, grief, loss, health issues, depression, anxiety, family conflicts, immigration issues, domestic violence/abuse, and death & dying. Typically, my clients decide to work with me because they trust me to guide them toward a place of peace and hope.
Elders (65+)
(925) 962-5207
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Orinda, CA 94563
Elders (65+)
Counseling can help you through challenging times and be life changing. I have dedicated myself to helping adults with serious life challenges by providing therapy and education to empower my clients to: make sense of their feelings, not feel alone, hurt less, re-frame their life narratives, develop healthy coping skills, and feel more confident. I specialize in life transitions, grief, loss, health issues, depression, anxiety, family conflicts, immigration issues, domestic violence/abuse, and death & dying. Typically, my clients decide to work with me because they trust me to guide them toward a place of peace and hope.
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Cynthia Mansur, MFT
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Are you tired of emotional pain? Whether you're upset about problems in your relationship, unhappy about a breakup or divorce, feeling depressed or anxious, or are dealing with other life challenges, my goal is to help you reclaim the happiness you deserve and make lasting changes in your life. My style is solution-focused and interactive, and I will make every effort to get to the heart of the matter so you can start feeling better right away. I work with individuals and couples, and have extensive experience in relationship counseling and in treating depression, anxiety, and a variety of other difficulties that you may be facing.
Elders (65+)
(925) 403-4710
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Orinda, CA 94563
Elders (65+)
Are you tired of emotional pain? Whether you're upset about problems in your relationship, unhappy about a breakup or divorce, feeling depressed or anxious, or are dealing with other life challenges, my goal is to help you reclaim the happiness you deserve and make lasting changes in your life. My style is solution-focused and interactive, and I will make every effort to get to the heart of the matter so you can start feeling better right away. I work with individuals and couples, and have extensive experience in relationship counseling and in treating depression, anxiety, and a variety of other difficulties that you may be facing.
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Anita Bardsley
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
I am passionate about working with people who are struggling with many of life’s challenges, such as depression, anxiety, relationship issues, grief & loss, emotional eating, self-esteem, trauma, and other related challenges. In addition, I am interested in helping those who are going through life transitions and existential issues. Many of the people I work with want to understand themselves at a deeper level, transform their limiting beliefs, reduce anxiety and depression, seek more meaning in life, and become better versions of themselves. They no longer want to suffer - they want to be empowered, self-confident, and at peace.
Elders (65+)
(925) 526-7528
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Orinda, CA 94563
Elders (65+)
I am passionate about working with people who are struggling with many of life’s challenges, such as depression, anxiety, relationship issues, grief & loss, emotional eating, self-esteem, trauma, and other related challenges. In addition, I am interested in helping those who are going through life transitions and existential issues. Many of the people I work with want to understand themselves at a deeper level, transform their limiting beliefs, reduce anxiety and depression, seek more meaning in life, and become better versions of themselves. They no longer want to suffer - they want to be empowered, self-confident, and at peace.
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Laura N. Naman
Psychologist, MA, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Hello. If you are exploring the Psychology today website you are likely searching for answers, help, or change for yourself, a family member, or loved one through a difficult experience. If you are taking this step for the first time, in need of additional psychological services, or looking to change providers I commend you for taking this step forward. My hope and goal for each client/family I work with is to help you achieve a “Eureka!” moment and make meaningful and change propelling personal discoveries – whether through the psychotherapy services that I offer or the psychological testing/evaluation services that I offer.
Elders (65+)
(925) 900-5328
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Orinda, CA 94563
Elders (65+)
Hello. If you are exploring the Psychology today website you are likely searching for answers, help, or change for yourself, a family member, or loved one through a difficult experience. If you are taking this step for the first time, in need of additional psychological services, or looking to change providers I commend you for taking this step forward. My hope and goal for each client/family I work with is to help you achieve a “Eureka!” moment and make meaningful and change propelling personal discoveries – whether through the psychotherapy services that I offer or the psychological testing/evaluation services that I offer.
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Melissa Rapp
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
I work with individuals and couples to help reduce struggles and find ways to live more fulfilling, gratifying lives. Our relationship is the context in which we work to find where you're stuck, what's getting in your way, and ways to do things differently. My specialty areas include grief and loss, adoption, ADHD, race/class issues, work/life balance, LGBTQ issues, and divorce. I help people manage anxiety and mood problems. I help couples with concerns related to parenting, managing conflict, and addressing needs and expectations. I see communication as the grease that keeps relationships running smoothly, and I help facilitate good communication.
Elders (65+)
(510) 822-7911
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Orinda, CA 94563
Elders (65+)
I work with individuals and couples to help reduce struggles and find ways to live more fulfilling, gratifying lives. Our relationship is the context in which we work to find where you're stuck, what's getting in your way, and ways to do things differently. My specialty areas include grief and loss, adoption, ADHD, race/class issues, work/life balance, LGBTQ issues, and divorce. I help people manage anxiety and mood problems. I help couples with concerns related to parenting, managing conflict, and addressing needs and expectations. I see communication as the grease that keeps relationships running smoothly, and I help facilitate good communication.
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Elizabeth Rae Walker
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MBA, MFT
Orinda, CA 94563
Living a life where struggling is a regular experience is difficult to change, because no one wants to feel worse. Therapy helps by talking through what's happened, what feels wrong and what ideas you have about it, all which may be conscious or unconscious. What's unconscious surfaces naturally through our dialogue together. Most people enter therapy afraid, because they don't know where to start or are overwhelmed because so much has happened. With over 25 years of experience, I can help you navigate this terrain to relieve pain, clarify thoughts and beliefs, and to improve feelings of well-being.
Elders (65+)
(925) 259-3986
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Orinda, CA 94563
Elders (65+)
Living a life where struggling is a regular experience is difficult to change, because no one wants to feel worse. Therapy helps by talking through what's happened, what feels wrong and what ideas you have about it, all which may be conscious or unconscious. What's unconscious surfaces naturally through our dialogue together. Most people enter therapy afraid, because they don't know where to start or are overwhelmed because so much has happened. With over 25 years of experience, I can help you navigate this terrain to relieve pain, clarify thoughts and beliefs, and to improve feelings of well-being.
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Debra Jay Sheppard
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA, BA Verified
Verified
Orinda, CA 94563
I specialize in working with couples, parenting, parents with special needs children, young adults and grandparents. Family conflict, divorce, blended families who are undergoing a wide range of emotional, behavioral, academic, and relational issues need support and tools. Retirement, aging, caring for aging parents, caring for ill-loved ones, coping with life threatening illness and grief and loss are also important issues impacting life and family. Therapy can bring understanding, increase communication and create healthy relationships, life transitions and families.
Elders (65+)
(925) 357-9935
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Orinda, CA 94563
Elders (65+)
I specialize in working with couples, parenting, parents with special needs children, young adults and grandparents. Family conflict, divorce, blended families who are undergoing a wide range of emotional, behavioral, academic, and relational issues need support and tools. Retirement, aging, caring for aging parents, caring for ill-loved ones, coping with life threatening illness and grief and loss are also important issues impacting life and family. Therapy can bring understanding, increase communication and create healthy relationships, life transitions and families.
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Judy Bensinger-Haynes
Marriage & Family Therapist, MEd, MA, LMFT , #114669 Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
These days there are times when we need someone to talk to. For the past forty years I have embraced individuals who have experienced shame, anxiety, social anxiety, depression and stress. Individuals and families served have had questions and concerns related to caring for family members with special needs and adoptions. My approach is optimistic, empathic and enhances attachments and relationships. My wish is to lessen stress and provide advocacy. Whether your journey is individual, infant-child related or a family dream; I will work to support you and your loved ones in a warm and engaging therapeutic relationship.
Elders (65+)
(925) 357-9994
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Orinda, CA 94563
Elders (65+)
These days there are times when we need someone to talk to. For the past forty years I have embraced individuals who have experienced shame, anxiety, social anxiety, depression and stress. Individuals and families served have had questions and concerns related to caring for family members with special needs and adoptions. My approach is optimistic, empathic and enhances attachments and relationships. My wish is to lessen stress and provide advocacy. Whether your journey is individual, infant-child related or a family dream; I will work to support you and your loved ones in a warm and engaging therapeutic relationship.
Daniel A. Linder
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
Verified
Orinda, CA 94563
I created The Relationship Model of Addiction, a new paradigm for understanding addiction and recovery. Addiction is viewed as a relationship (not a disease), with a means of relief of pain from unmet emotional needs. Recovery is seen as a three-stage transitional journey out of unhealthy relationships and into healthy ones: Stage I – Breaking-up; Stage II – Developing the Relationship with Self; Stage III – Creating Emotionally Nourishing Relationships.The over-arching theme in all of the work I do is to empower the transformation of relationships by developing the relationship with Self.
Elders (65+)
(415) 800-3854
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Orinda, CA 94563
Elders (65+)
I created The Relationship Model of Addiction, a new paradigm for understanding addiction and recovery. Addiction is viewed as a relationship (not a disease), with a means of relief of pain from unmet emotional needs. Recovery is seen as a three-stage transitional journey out of unhealthy relationships and into healthy ones: Stage I – Breaking-up; Stage II – Developing the Relationship with Self; Stage III – Creating Emotionally Nourishing Relationships.The over-arching theme in all of the work I do is to empower the transformation of relationships by developing the relationship with Self.
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Deborah A Lindstrom
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, LEP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Welcome to my practice! I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT 118472) and a Licensed Educational Psychologist (LEP 3619) located in the East Bay Area of California. As a licensed marriage and family therapist, I have a breadth of experience working with adults, couples, adolescents, and children. Additionally, as a licensed educational therapist, I am here to help if you or your child is having difficulty in school or at work. I provide quality psychoeducational evaluations, advocacy for 504 accommodations and IEPs, and consultations for families and districts.
Elders (65+)
(925) 291-5766
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Orinda, CA 94563
Elders (65+)
Welcome to my practice! I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT 118472) and a Licensed Educational Psychologist (LEP 3619) located in the East Bay Area of California. As a licensed marriage and family therapist, I have a breadth of experience working with adults, couples, adolescents, and children. Additionally, as a licensed educational therapist, I am here to help if you or your child is having difficulty in school or at work. I provide quality psychoeducational evaluations, advocacy for 504 accommodations and IEPs, and consultations for families and districts.
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Mary Ann Kassier, LCSW, CGP
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CGP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
It is my belief that everyone navigates his or her way through their family of origin and early environment by developing strategies and coping techniques, essentially doing the best one can in the circumstances. Later, these ways of handling relationships and stressors can become limiting. Members of couples and families can also develop entrenched ways of relating that become partially based on assumptions. Frustration, anxiety, disappointment and resentment can result. Psychotherapy enables you to understand the evolution of these patterns and develop more choices in how you respond and relate to others.
Elders (65+)
(925) 392-3899
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Orinda, CA 94563
Elders (65+)
It is my belief that everyone navigates his or her way through their family of origin and early environment by developing strategies and coping techniques, essentially doing the best one can in the circumstances. Later, these ways of handling relationships and stressors can become limiting. Members of couples and families can also develop entrenched ways of relating that become partially based on assumptions. Frustration, anxiety, disappointment and resentment can result. Psychotherapy enables you to understand the evolution of these patterns and develop more choices in how you respond and relate to others.
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Jennifer Pister
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
Orinda, CA 94563
Whether you are depressed, anxious, confused, or wanting better communication between you and your partner, family, friends or self, I can help you get to know yourself and what is driving your thoughts and feelings. This self wisdom leads to greater choice in your relationships. You can only change you, but changing you leads to changes in the world around you, including the people in your life. I would love to help you listen to and trust your inner guidance in making choices that support you.
Elders (65+)
(510) 358-4933
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Orinda, CA 94563
Elders (65+)
Whether you are depressed, anxious, confused, or wanting better communication between you and your partner, family, friends or self, I can help you get to know yourself and what is driving your thoughts and feelings. This self wisdom leads to greater choice in your relationships. You can only change you, but changing you leads to changes in the world around you, including the people in your life. I would love to help you listen to and trust your inner guidance in making choices that support you.
Bruce Sorenson
AMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Everyone has challenges and battles to fight. A pain-free life is not always possible. Even the strongest people amongst us need a little bit of help to work through some of life’s difficulties. Whether you struggle with depression, grief, anxiety, or other issues, you should know there is hope for better tomorrows.
Elders (65+)
(925) 248-4567
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Orinda, CA 94563
Elders (65+)
Everyone has challenges and battles to fight. A pain-free life is not always possible. Even the strongest people amongst us need a little bit of help to work through some of life’s difficulties. Whether you struggle with depression, grief, anxiety, or other issues, you should know there is hope for better tomorrows.
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Jill Pettegrew
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Almost everyone can benefit from therapy at some point in their life to gain a deeper understanding of themselves and to manage life challenges. You may struggle with issues that are getting in the way of relationships, home life, dreams, or career goals. Perhaps you just have a general sense that your life could be fuller or richer than it is right now. Your child may be using challenging behaviors to communicate, and my goal is to help you identify the feeling or need underneath the behavior. No matter where you are on your journey, I am here to help.
Elders (65+)
(925) 308-6168
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Orinda, CA 94563
Elders (65+)
Almost everyone can benefit from therapy at some point in their life to gain a deeper understanding of themselves and to manage life challenges. You may struggle with issues that are getting in the way of relationships, home life, dreams, or career goals. Perhaps you just have a general sense that your life could be fuller or richer than it is right now. Your child may be using challenging behaviors to communicate, and my goal is to help you identify the feeling or need underneath the behavior. No matter where you are on your journey, I am here to help.
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Joshua Robert Wilson
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, LMFT Verified
Verified
Orinda, CA 94563
Working in the SF, Bay Area, CA. for 10+ years providing assessment and evidence-based therapy/treatment for children, adolescents, adults, and families. My areas of specialty include anxiety, depression, adhd, aspergers, emotional regulation difficulties, grief, and life transitions. I am a solution focused therapist who is warm, approachable, compassionate, and results oriented. I am well versed in several therapeutic modalities including cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance commitment therapy, and dialectical behavioral therapy.
Elders (65+)
(925) 391-2671
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Orinda, CA 94563
Elders (65+)
Working in the SF, Bay Area, CA. for 10+ years providing assessment and evidence-based therapy/treatment for children, adolescents, adults, and families. My areas of specialty include anxiety, depression, adhd, aspergers, emotional regulation difficulties, grief, and life transitions. I am a solution focused therapist who is warm, approachable, compassionate, and results oriented. I am well versed in several therapeutic modalities including cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance commitment therapy, and dialectical behavioral therapy.
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Cecilia S. Kardel
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
I specialize in working with individuals, couples and families struggling with addictions, eating disorders, and relationship problems. I provide a safe space to explore experiences, make action plans, educate on neurobiological impact, work through stigma, grieve the unexpected, or see how the past pushes into the present. We cannot control what crosses our path, but we can see ourselves as brave enough to face it. I won't shy away from the hard stuff. I will support you to stabilize stress response, repair ruptures in relationships, improve self-concept, and to recognize and release patterns that may perpetuate the problem.
Elders (65+)
(917) 960-7685
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Orinda, CA 94563
Elders (65+)
I specialize in working with individuals, couples and families struggling with addictions, eating disorders, and relationship problems. I provide a safe space to explore experiences, make action plans, educate on neurobiological impact, work through stigma, grieve the unexpected, or see how the past pushes into the present. We cannot control what crosses our path, but we can see ourselves as brave enough to face it. I won't shy away from the hard stuff. I will support you to stabilize stress response, repair ruptures in relationships, improve self-concept, and to recognize and release patterns that may perpetuate the problem.
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Ann Colberson Schiebert
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Now offering telephone and online therapy to address trauma, addiction, depression, anxiety, relationship challenges and support to get you through reactions to the Coronavirus pandemic. Call (510) 917-4001 to book an appointment. I am a licensed clinical psychologist, a certified Brain Spotting therapist and provide Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for trauma survivors. A specialist in addiction, codependency, dual diagnosis as well as an expert in family and marriage counseling and communication. Author of the "Let's Make a Contract" series of books on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and my website. Learn how to re-script your life!
Elders (65+)
(510) 592-6830
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Orinda, CA 94563
Elders (65+)
Now offering telephone and online therapy to address trauma, addiction, depression, anxiety, relationship challenges and support to get you through reactions to the Coronavirus pandemic. Call (510) 917-4001 to book an appointment. I am a licensed clinical psychologist, a certified Brain Spotting therapist and provide Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for trauma survivors. A specialist in addiction, codependency, dual diagnosis as well as an expert in family and marriage counseling and communication. Author of the "Let's Make a Contract" series of books on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and my website. Learn how to re-script your life!
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Brian K Kay
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, PhD, MDiv Verified
Verified
Orinda, CA 94563
Most of us hit seasons where we feel stuck, empty, or deeply anxious. My job is to help clients get unstuck and to find a ground of meaning, motivation, and a new vision for healthy relationships. For some clients, therapy is brief and very solution-focused (5-12 sessions), though my preference is to work with clients interested in deeper change, which often requires more time. For many, we explore more deeply their personality structure, the early roots of their relational styles, and the spiritual habits of the heart that often make the difference between thriving and merely surviving. Let's get to work!
Elders (65+)
(925) 202-2974
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Orinda, CA 94563
Elders (65+)
Most of us hit seasons where we feel stuck, empty, or deeply anxious. My job is to help clients get unstuck and to find a ground of meaning, motivation, and a new vision for healthy relationships. For some clients, therapy is brief and very solution-focused (5-12 sessions), though my preference is to work with clients interested in deeper change, which often requires more time. For many, we explore more deeply their personality structure, the early roots of their relational styles, and the spiritual habits of the heart that often make the difference between thriving and merely surviving. Let's get to work!

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Elders (65+) (65+, Seniors) Therapists
The therapists listed here have identified their interest in elder therapy in Orinda or help for Orinda 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 Orinda. 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 Orinda geriatric psychiatrists or geropsychiatrists.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Orinda are able to work with a wide range of issues and communities, including the BIPOC community in Orinda. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in Orinda

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in Orinda you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in Orinda and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in Orinda or family therapy in Orinda.