Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94608
"You: are a high achiever, and embarrassed to admit you're struggling, especially when other people seem to have it so much worse. You're sensitive, idealistic, and creative. You're aware of your potential and people reflect it back to you, but you're having trouble finding traction. You're not connecting with your work the way you want to, and your co-working relationships are "fine," but not satisfying in the way you'd like them to be. It feels like somethings missing, but you don't know what, and you don't know where to find it. Behind the mask, you feel scared, sad, lonely, insecure, anxious, depressed and you may be losing hope."
Emotional Disturbance
(530) 477-3478
Verified
Oakland, California 94608
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Emotional Disturbance
"You: are a high achiever, and embarrassed to admit you're struggling, especially when other people seem to have it so much worse. You're sensitive, idealistic, and creative. You're aware of your potential and people reflect it back to you, but you're having trouble finding traction. You're not connecting with your work the way you want to, and your co-working relationships are "fine," but not satisfying in the way you'd like them to be. It feels like somethings missing, but you don't know what, and you don't know where to find it. Behind the mask, you feel scared, sad, lonely, insecure, anxious, depressed and you may be losing hope."
Katharine Vila, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD, MSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
"Emotional problems can be difficult to cope with and resolve alone. Whether you have experienced a painful loss, are suffering from anxiety or depression, are feeling stifled in your relationships, or cannot seem to reach your goals, the help of an experienced professional can assist you in initiating the changes that will allow you to lead a more satisfying life. Understanding your emotional life is essential to your personal and professional well being. We use to have this top-down notion that reason was superior to emotion. However, recent research clearly shows that we think better when we know and can process our emotions."
Emotional Disturbance
(415) 820-1414
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
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Emotional Disturbance
"Emotional problems can be difficult to cope with and resolve alone. Whether you have experienced a painful loss, are suffering from anxiety or depression, are feeling stifled in your relationships, or cannot seem to reach your goals, the help of an experienced professional can assist you in initiating the changes that will allow you to lead a more satisfying life. Understanding your emotional life is essential to your personal and professional well being. We use to have this top-down notion that reason was superior to emotion. However, recent research clearly shows that we think better when we know and can process our emotions."
Sandra L Goozée, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94611
"My deepest satisfaction is to serve the needs of my clients. For me, the most effective means of achieving this is to establish mutual trust and vulnerability. Each client is a very special individual, deserving of my recognition, utmost respect, and empathy. Through my active engagement, I draw out my client's personal strengths, as well as the issues which concern him or her. In return, I exchange relevant information about my own life and experience. I find that such sharing strengthens our therapeutic relationship."
Emotional Disturbance
(415) 236-3193
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94611
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Emotional Disturbance
"My deepest satisfaction is to serve the needs of my clients. For me, the most effective means of achieving this is to establish mutual trust and vulnerability. Each client is a very special individual, deserving of my recognition, utmost respect, and empathy. Through my active engagement, I draw out my client's personal strengths, as well as the issues which concern him or her. In return, I exchange relevant information about my own life and experience. I find that such sharing strengthens our therapeutic relationship."
Nick J Herzmark, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94618
"All issues stemming from severe trauma or abuse like anxiety, depression and various forms of confusion in the mind, pain in the heart disconnect us from life, from ourselves. I've been carefully, mindfully, patiently guiding others back to a deeper sense of connection, clarity and openness. For twenty five years, I've been blending Eastern and Western techniques to achieve this. Visit my website: nickherzmark.org"
Emotional Disturbance
(415) 300-4343
Verified
Oakland, California 94618
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Emotional Disturbance
"All issues stemming from severe trauma or abuse like anxiety, depression and various forms of confusion in the mind, pain in the heart disconnect us from life, from ourselves. I've been carefully, mindfully, patiently guiding others back to a deeper sense of connection, clarity and openness. For twenty five years, I've been blending Eastern and Western techniques to achieve this. Visit my website: nickherzmark.org"
Isabel Diamond, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94618
"Feeling stuck can be a disheartening and frustrating experience. Have you thought about your problem a lot, tried harder, blamed yourself, or tried numbing or distracting yourself? Therapy can help you feel better."
Emotional Disturbance
(510) 788-2195
Verified
Oakland, California 94618
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Emotional Disturbance
"Feeling stuck can be a disheartening and frustrating experience. Have you thought about your problem a lot, tried harder, blamed yourself, or tried numbing or distracting yourself? Therapy can help you feel better."
Bay Area Therapy Practice, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94610
"Are you dating and feeling discouraged and unsure of what might be in the way? Perhaps you are in a relationship but encountering negative patterns that repeat and leave you feeling alone. If you want an intimate relationship that feels fun, nurturing, connected and stable, I can help you find your way. Whether you are an individual seeking love or a couple desiring a deeper bond, I welcome hearing from you."
Emotional Disturbance
(415) 799-3972
Verified
Oakland, California 94610
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Emotional Disturbance
"Are you dating and feeling discouraged and unsure of what might be in the way? Perhaps you are in a relationship but encountering negative patterns that repeat and leave you feeling alone. If you want an intimate relationship that feels fun, nurturing, connected and stable, I can help you find your way. Whether you are an individual seeking love or a couple desiring a deeper bond, I welcome hearing from you."
Vernon Lee, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD, CSAT-S
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94612
"In a field with very few recognized experts, Dr. Lee is an acknowledged professional in the assessment and treatment of persons with addictive sexual disorders and domestic violence.Clients come to us for professional and compassionate guidance in creating the most appropriate treatment plan for their success."
Emotional Disturbance
(417) 213-5815
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94612
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Emotional Disturbance
"In a field with very few recognized experts, Dr. Lee is an acknowledged professional in the assessment and treatment of persons with addictive sexual disorders and domestic violence.Clients come to us for professional and compassionate guidance in creating the most appropriate treatment plan for their success."
Elyse SG Bart, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94610
"As an Integrative Psychotherapist, I base my approach from the relational work of Psychodynamic Therapy and integrate forms of Attachment Therapy, Narrative Therapy, CBT, DBT, Mindfulness Practices, Co-Occuring and Trauma work and social justice models. I fully believe that every individual has the power and strength they need to actualize the changes they want."
Emotional Disturbance
(510) 394-1740
Verified
Oakland, California 94610
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Emotional Disturbance
"As an Integrative Psychotherapist, I base my approach from the relational work of Psychodynamic Therapy and integrate forms of Attachment Therapy, Narrative Therapy, CBT, DBT, Mindfulness Practices, Co-Occuring and Trauma work and social justice models. I fully believe that every individual has the power and strength they need to actualize the changes they want."
Maegan Willan, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
"Whatever you have lived through--healing is possible. I provide therapy for people living outside of the mainstream, whether because of values and ideals or personal identity. Therapy with me doesn't require that you or I believe there is anything wrong with you. Instead it is a place where both of us work collaboratively and creatively to develop an environment where you can take more and more risks to be yourself. It is a place to keep growing. It is a place to get real about what matters to you and what challenges you. Keywords: radical, queer, artists, activists, social justice, progressive"
Emotional Disturbance
(925) 255-7381
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
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Emotional Disturbance
"Whatever you have lived through--healing is possible. I provide therapy for people living outside of the mainstream, whether because of values and ideals or personal identity. Therapy with me doesn't require that you or I believe there is anything wrong with you. Instead it is a place where both of us work collaboratively and creatively to develop an environment where you can take more and more risks to be yourself. It is a place to keep growing. It is a place to get real about what matters to you and what challenges you. Keywords: radical, queer, artists, activists, social justice, progressive"
Maureen Cook, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94607
"I treat individuals and couples. I work in a relational and supportive manner, and in an environment that promotes healing. Anxiety, depression, self-esteem problems, relational issues, substance abuse, grief, and spiritual inquiry are some of the reasons people come to my office. I am skilled in helping them heal and resolve issues. Equally important, however, is the discovery of one's unique and unknown self. As a result, my patients most often conclude therapy with old patterns transformed into new and more effective ones. Although psychotherapy is difficult, it can change your life in surprising and wonderful ways."
Emotional Disturbance
(415) 574-0945
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94607
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Emotional Disturbance
"I treat individuals and couples. I work in a relational and supportive manner, and in an environment that promotes healing. Anxiety, depression, self-esteem problems, relational issues, substance abuse, grief, and spiritual inquiry are some of the reasons people come to my office. I am skilled in helping them heal and resolve issues. Equally important, however, is the discovery of one's unique and unknown self. As a result, my patients most often conclude therapy with old patterns transformed into new and more effective ones. Although psychotherapy is difficult, it can change your life in surprising and wonderful ways."
Melissa K Bowman, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MS, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94606
"I love what I do! I have the pleasure of working with clients from five to 105-years-old! Having the opportunity to work with an expansive age range has taught me that at any age: we want to be loved and we want to love, we want to belong, we want to have purpose, we want to experience joy, and we don't want pain. My goal as a therapist, is to help my clients find ways to reduce, restructure, and remove obstacles that cause pain; while building on our individual resources to promote health, happiness and well-being."
Emotional Disturbance
(510) 849-6789
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94606
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Emotional Disturbance
"I love what I do! I have the pleasure of working with clients from five to 105-years-old! Having the opportunity to work with an expansive age range has taught me that at any age: we want to be loved and we want to love, we want to belong, we want to have purpose, we want to experience joy, and we don't want pain. My goal as a therapist, is to help my clients find ways to reduce, restructure, and remove obstacles that cause pain; while building on our individual resources to promote health, happiness and well-being."
Danielle Goldman, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94618
"My passion is empowering children to master their emotional lives in a warm, safe, and dynamic environment. I am a licensed Child Psychotherapist who has worked for over 8 years in helping school-aged children (Ages 5-12) with a wide variety of emotional difficulties, including trauma, bereavement, and social difficulties. In a warm, safe, and dynamic environment, I support children in mastering their feelings, coping with life challenges, and leading a more balanced life."
Emotional Disturbance
(510) 944-1257
Verified
Oakland, California 94618
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Emotional Disturbance
"My passion is empowering children to master their emotional lives in a warm, safe, and dynamic environment. I am a licensed Child Psychotherapist who has worked for over 8 years in helping school-aged children (Ages 5-12) with a wide variety of emotional difficulties, including trauma, bereavement, and social difficulties. In a warm, safe, and dynamic environment, I support children in mastering their feelings, coping with life challenges, and leading a more balanced life."
Kayo Sumisaki, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94610
"Is your child exhibiting emotional and/or behavioral problems? Are you having problems with your relationships or at work? Are you feeling overwhelmed with anxiety or struggling with depression? I can help. In the safety of a caring and collaborative relationship, we will work on understanding how difficult life patterns are no longer serving you. My role is to meet my clients where they are, whether they are a child, adult, or elder and help guide them toward making lasting positive changes. I provide both short-term and long-term therapy. Call for a free consultation today!"
Emotional Disturbance
(510) 858-2611
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94610
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Emotional Disturbance
"Is your child exhibiting emotional and/or behavioral problems? Are you having problems with your relationships or at work? Are you feeling overwhelmed with anxiety or struggling with depression? I can help. In the safety of a caring and collaborative relationship, we will work on understanding how difficult life patterns are no longer serving you. My role is to meet my clients where they are, whether they are a child, adult, or elder and help guide them toward making lasting positive changes. I provide both short-term and long-term therapy. Call for a free consultation today!"
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. "
Emotional Disturbance
(510) 694-0363
Verified
Oakland, California 94610
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Emotional Disturbance
"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. "
Harmony J Satre, Psychologist
Psychologist, BA, MA, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94611
"Welcome! I know that finding the right therapist can be a difficult process. The basis of good therapy is established through openness and trust, which can be hard to glean from a few words on an internet profile. I hope that you will give me a call so that I or my office staff can answer your questions, and to see if we might be a good match! You can also visit my website to learn more about me and the associates whom I supervise, who offer unique specialties of their own."
Emotional Disturbance
(510) 224-5475
Verified
Oakland, California 94611
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Emotional Disturbance
"Welcome! I know that finding the right therapist can be a difficult process. The basis of good therapy is established through openness and trust, which can be hard to glean from a few words on an internet profile. I hope that you will give me a call so that I or my office staff can answer your questions, and to see if we might be a good match! You can also visit my website to learn more about me and the associates whom I supervise, who offer unique specialties of their own."
Ellen Case, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94618
"Has your life gone off track? Relationship issues causing distress? I help clients get to the root of their problems, transform sense of self, improve relationships, work life, and creativity, while building hope and self-confidence. My style is interactive, down-to-earth, collaborative, and respectful. I use relational, cognitive and attachment theory approaches; I ask meaningful questions, listen closely, and offer new perspectives. I also work to tailor a therapy plan that suits your unique core issues and goals. I look forward to talking with you about making deep, lasting and positive changes in your life."
Emotional Disturbance
(510) 972-1353
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94618
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Emotional Disturbance
"Has your life gone off track? Relationship issues causing distress? I help clients get to the root of their problems, transform sense of self, improve relationships, work life, and creativity, while building hope and self-confidence. My style is interactive, down-to-earth, collaborative, and respectful. I use relational, cognitive and attachment theory approaches; I ask meaningful questions, listen closely, and offer new perspectives. I also work to tailor a therapy plan that suits your unique core issues and goals. I look forward to talking with you about making deep, lasting and positive changes in your life."
Scott Moresi, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94609
"Hi, My name is Scott. My interest in health and wellness began as a young adult after going through the mental health care system myself and having countless hours of unsuccessful therapy sessions. After many years of personal self-discovery and thousands of hours of professional training, I've been able to create an approach to psychotherapy that really works, and a life that I love and know I deserve. Choosing to do my own inner-work provides me with greater insight and makes me a therapist with integrity, one who is direct, results oriented, extremely resilient, and very compassionate."
Emotional Disturbance
(510) 735-8868
Verified
Oakland, California 94609
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Emotional Disturbance
"Hi, My name is Scott. My interest in health and wellness began as a young adult after going through the mental health care system myself and having countless hours of unsuccessful therapy sessions. After many years of personal self-discovery and thousands of hours of professional training, I've been able to create an approach to psychotherapy that really works, and a life that I love and know I deserve. Choosing to do my own inner-work provides me with greater insight and makes me a therapist with integrity, one who is direct, results oriented, extremely resilient, and very compassionate."
Russ Groom, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94610
"I, too, have found myself in troubling times on occasion during my life, and have been most fortunate when I have good people on my side when I am having a problem. As different as we all are, we all run into tough times and it can be helpful then to have someone on our side."
Emotional Disturbance
(510) 480-3797
Verified
Oakland, California 94610
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Emotional Disturbance
"I, too, have found myself in troubling times on occasion during my life, and have been most fortunate when I have good people on my side when I am having a problem. As different as we all are, we all run into tough times and it can be helpful then to have someone on our side."
Ben Safa Lintschinger, Associate Clinical Social Worker
Associate Clinical Social Worker, ASW, MSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
"I work collaboratively with you to find clarity within difficult times, connection with loved ones, relief from pain, and fulfillment in life. Give me a call - I offer a sliding scale to make therapy affordable. I've worked with people experiencing major life changes, relationship issues, emotional pain, substance use problems, and who are just trying to untangle the threads of the past. I create a positive atmosphere for people of diverse backgrounds (including race, ethnicity and faith) and sexual orientations (including queer, poly and kink)."
Emotional Disturbance
(415) 766-2789
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
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Emotional Disturbance
"I work collaboratively with you to find clarity within difficult times, connection with loved ones, relief from pain, and fulfillment in life. Give me a call - I offer a sliding scale to make therapy affordable. I've worked with people experiencing major life changes, relationship issues, emotional pain, substance use problems, and who are just trying to untangle the threads of the past. I create a positive atmosphere for people of diverse backgrounds (including race, ethnicity and faith) and sexual orientations (including queer, poly and kink)."
Danila Musante, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94618
"I provide compassionate, thoughtful treatment which helps clients to achieve meaningful change. My approach is tailored to each individual's needs and comfort to support the process of healing and growth. I attend to many aspects of identity and circumstance and work with clients to co-create an understanding of themselves and their difficulties."
Emotional Disturbance
(510) 962-8087
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94618
Emotional Disturbance
"I provide compassionate, thoughtful treatment which helps clients to achieve meaningful change. My approach is tailored to each individual's needs and comfort to support the process of healing and growth. I attend to many aspects of identity and circumstance and work with clients to co-create an understanding of themselves and their difficulties."

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Emotional Disturbance in Oakland-What is it?

Emotional disturbance is a catch-all term coined in education law and used by mental health professionals to describe students, children or teens having trouble at school. Emotional disturbance refers to:-

"...a condition exhibiting one or more of the following characteristics over a long period of time and to a marked degree that adversely affects a child's educational performance:

(A) An inability to learn that cannot be explained by intellectual, sensory, or health factors.
(B) An inability to build or maintain satisfactory interpersonal relationships with peers and teachers.
(C) Inappropriate types of behavior or feelings under normal circumstances.
(D) A general pervasive mood of unhappiness or depression.
(E) A tendency to develop physical symptoms or fears associated with personal or school problems."

Emotional disturbance in Oakland and emotional disorders can be mild and reflect simply late learning or problems at home. Related conditions include kids who are on the autism spectrum or who have asperger's syndrome. If you're looking for help with emotional disturbance in Oakland or for an Oakland emotional disturbance Therapist, these Therapists provide help, emotional disturbance therapy, emotional disturbance counseling, and emotional disturbance treatment. They include Oakland emotional disturbance Therapists, emotional disturbance psychologists, emotional disturbance psychotherapists and emotional disturbance counselors.

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.