Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94618
"I enjoy being a psychotherapist because it provides me the opportunity to help people resolve the issues that are causing them distress. I work with adults, children, and families, and understand that each person is a unique individual with his or her unique life circumstances, history, and social and cultural context. A goal of our work together will be to help you identify and understand the conflicts that may be causing you difficulty, and to help you overcome them. Or perhaps negative thinking patterns cause you to experience sadness, loneliness, hopelessness, fear, or other unwanted emotions."
Emotional Disturbance
(510) 295-5490
Verified
Oakland, California 94618
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Emotional Disturbance
"I enjoy being a psychotherapist because it provides me the opportunity to help people resolve the issues that are causing them distress. I work with adults, children, and families, and understand that each person is a unique individual with his or her unique life circumstances, history, and social and cultural context. A goal of our work together will be to help you identify and understand the conflicts that may be causing you difficulty, and to help you overcome them. Or perhaps negative thinking patterns cause you to experience sadness, loneliness, hopelessness, fear, or other unwanted emotions."
Daisy Reese, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CGP
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94618
"Are you struggling to develop and sutain relationships that nourish and support you? Does your life feel flat and unsatisfying or overwhelming and unmanageable? My 25 years of experience have taught me that these are common problems in today's world. They are also problems that can be successfully resolved through working with a skilled therapist. My goal is to offer you the support you need to understand yourself better, to find more satisfaction in your relationships and to build a life that is uniquely suited to the person you are."
Emotional Disturbance
(510) 306-1737
Verified
Oakland, California 94618
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Emotional Disturbance
"Are you struggling to develop and sutain relationships that nourish and support you? Does your life feel flat and unsatisfying or overwhelming and unmanageable? My 25 years of experience have taught me that these are common problems in today's world. They are also problems that can be successfully resolved through working with a skilled therapist. My goal is to offer you the support you need to understand yourself better, to find more satisfaction in your relationships and to build a life that is uniquely suited to the person you are."
Annie Sweetnam, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94602
"Seeking a therapist can be a confusing experience. I invite you to look over my profile and website to see if you get a sense of whether we might work well together. I have been a psychotherapist for over thirty years and work with adults with a wide range of issues. I offer a relationship of care and respect where we explore together how present fears and past patterns may be holding you back in your life. My commitment is to help you explore your feelings and fears, embrace your strengths, and pursue the kind of life you desire."
Emotional Disturbance
(510) 730-1986
Verified
Oakland, California 94602
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Emotional Disturbance
"Seeking a therapist can be a confusing experience. I invite you to look over my profile and website to see if you get a sense of whether we might work well together. I have been a psychotherapist for over thirty years and work with adults with a wide range of issues. I offer a relationship of care and respect where we explore together how present fears and past patterns may be holding you back in your life. My commitment is to help you explore your feelings and fears, embrace your strengths, and pursue the kind of life you desire."
Tom Van Vleet, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94609
"Dr. Tom Van Vleet is a licensed neuropsychologist with expertise in cognitive rehabilitation & enhancement, neuropsychological assessment and integrative psychotherapy. His treatment approach targets the cognitive and psychological challenges experienced by healthy adults, as well as individuals with progressive or acquired brain dysfunction (e.g., learning disability, ADHD, stroke, traumatic brain injury, Alzheimer's). Dr. Van Vleet has unique expertise in the treatment of disorders in attention, learning and perception, and is an inventor of novel cognitive interventions (U.S. patents: 9,601,026; 9,308,445; 9,302,179) with 30+ peer reviewed publications in leading medical journals."
Emotional Disturbance
(925) 275-5158
Verified
Oakland, California 94609
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Emotional Disturbance
"Dr. Tom Van Vleet is a licensed neuropsychologist with expertise in cognitive rehabilitation & enhancement, neuropsychological assessment and integrative psychotherapy. His treatment approach targets the cognitive and psychological challenges experienced by healthy adults, as well as individuals with progressive or acquired brain dysfunction (e.g., learning disability, ADHD, stroke, traumatic brain injury, Alzheimer's). Dr. Van Vleet has unique expertise in the treatment of disorders in attention, learning and perception, and is an inventor of novel cognitive interventions (U.S. patents: 9,601,026; 9,308,445; 9,302,179) with 30+ peer reviewed publications in leading medical journals."
Joan Fenold, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94618
"The essence of my work lies in creating a relationship with you in which you would feel safe to engage in an inner journey home - opening your heart to yourself, cultivating compassionate self-understanding and developing trust in what is being felt in the moment. Old hurts and self-defeating beliefs can cause us to defend against vulnerable feelings impacting our capacity to trust, ourselves and others, and our ability to connect intimately, think positively regarding our deepest life concerns and open to love, allowing it to work its way through us impacting and inspiring all areas of our life."
Emotional Disturbance
(510) 848-3372
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94618
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Emotional Disturbance
"The essence of my work lies in creating a relationship with you in which you would feel safe to engage in an inner journey home - opening your heart to yourself, cultivating compassionate self-understanding and developing trust in what is being felt in the moment. Old hurts and self-defeating beliefs can cause us to defend against vulnerable feelings impacting our capacity to trust, ourselves and others, and our ability to connect intimately, think positively regarding our deepest life concerns and open to love, allowing it to work its way through us impacting and inspiring all areas of our life."
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
"I am bilingual in Spanish, and offer therapy for individual adults, couples, families, teens, and children 6 and older. My specialtis I clue trauma, interpersonal violence (IPV), and loss, especially for human beings who have experienced displacement and/migration. I offer services for expecting and new mothers to aid in the transitions and attachment issues that arise. Also I am interested in bridging periods in human development. I embrace a culturally humble stance, and am LBGT welcoming."
Emotional Disturbance
(510) 401-3958
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
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Emotional Disturbance
"I am bilingual in Spanish, and offer therapy for individual adults, couples, families, teens, and children 6 and older. My specialtis I clue trauma, interpersonal violence (IPV), and loss, especially for human beings who have experienced displacement and/migration. I offer services for expecting and new mothers to aid in the transitions and attachment issues that arise. Also I am interested in bridging periods in human development. I embrace a culturally humble stance, and am LBGT welcoming."
Jan S. Cehn, LCSW,BCD, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, BCD
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94610
"I am an experienced therapist who has been working with teens, individuals, couples and families for over 30 years. I see therapy as a partnership: you enter this process with your particular issues and uniqueness and together, through building trust, being curious, and using specialized techniques, you progress. My approach is based on my client's personal history and their needs and, in general, I am quite interactive. I provide short-term as well as long-term treatment."
Emotional Disturbance
(415) 889-8965
Verified
Oakland, California 94610
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Emotional Disturbance
"I am an experienced therapist who has been working with teens, individuals, couples and families for over 30 years. I see therapy as a partnership: you enter this process with your particular issues and uniqueness and together, through building trust, being curious, and using specialized techniques, you progress. My approach is based on my client's personal history and their needs and, in general, I am quite interactive. I provide short-term as well as long-term treatment."
Ben Morsa, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
"Therapy is a deeply personal experience and there are as many reasons to seek therapy as there are people who seek it. Perhaps you are struggling with anxiety, depression, grief, or shame. You may have suffered traumas or losses and are wondering how these shape your thoughts, feelings and relationships. Maybe you simply have a sense that aspects of your life are not coming together in the ways you desire. Therapy is a space to explore these curiosities, to develop insight into your self, and, ultimately, to find greater fulfillment in your work, relationships, and play."
Emotional Disturbance
(510) 674-1235
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
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Emotional Disturbance
"Therapy is a deeply personal experience and there are as many reasons to seek therapy as there are people who seek it. Perhaps you are struggling with anxiety, depression, grief, or shame. You may have suffered traumas or losses and are wondering how these shape your thoughts, feelings and relationships. Maybe you simply have a sense that aspects of your life are not coming together in the ways you desire. Therapy is a space to explore these curiosities, to develop insight into your self, and, ultimately, to find greater fulfillment in your work, relationships, and play."
Thomas C Michahelles, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA, PhD, in, Law
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94604
"I work with individual adults of all ages as well as with couples: I like to listen to you, metaphorically speaking, with two ears: what you say and how you say it. I like to understand your internal make-up and the dynamics of your interpersonal relationships. I also want to understand with you how it all fits together. Perhaps, through collaborative curiosity, I can help you alter habits from back then that don't serve you in the here and now of your life at this time. I believe that relationships to yourself and others are critically important."
Emotional Disturbance
(510) 863-8268
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94604
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Emotional Disturbance
"I work with individual adults of all ages as well as with couples: I like to listen to you, metaphorically speaking, with two ears: what you say and how you say it. I like to understand your internal make-up and the dynamics of your interpersonal relationships. I also want to understand with you how it all fits together. Perhaps, through collaborative curiosity, I can help you alter habits from back then that don't serve you in the here and now of your life at this time. I believe that relationships to yourself and others are critically important."
Thomas L Kim, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, AMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
""Whoever you are, no matter how lonely, the world offers itself to your imagination...." In Wild Geese, Mary Oliver does not promise salvation, but points to the okay-ness of your being, to the importance of your inner world. How do you, in your imagination, relate to the world? You can find peace inside yourself. I believe therapy is about wholeness-it's not about rejecting who you already are, but about including all aspects of yourself. With compassion and honesty, let's explore the full you so that you may find your inner peace."
Emotional Disturbance
(415) 938-8024
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
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Emotional Disturbance
""Whoever you are, no matter how lonely, the world offers itself to your imagination...." In Wild Geese, Mary Oliver does not promise salvation, but points to the okay-ness of your being, to the importance of your inner world. How do you, in your imagination, relate to the world? You can find peace inside yourself. I believe therapy is about wholeness-it's not about rejecting who you already are, but about including all aspects of yourself. With compassion and honesty, let's explore the full you so that you may find your inner peace."
Sally C Cohen, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94603
"As a therapist in private practice and in schools, I help teens and parents navigate through this complicated, exciting, and often tumultuous time. I offer a unique and thoughtful approach, developed through years of experience working with hundreds of teens and their parents."
Emotional Disturbance
(510) 648-3202
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94603
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Emotional Disturbance
"As a therapist in private practice and in schools, I help teens and parents navigate through this complicated, exciting, and often tumultuous time. I offer a unique and thoughtful approach, developed through years of experience working with hundreds of teens and their parents."
Robin Noel Morales, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
"I work with the belief that all beings have the inherent ability to be well and their best selves. Through traumatic experiences, the pace of life, and other circumstances that challenge us, we can lose our way. We'll explore your internal inspiration, and the needs and strengths that might have become buried over time and what in the external pieces of your life, work, relationships, habits and stressors can be addressed with a focus on moving you forward to life you deserve to have."
Emotional Disturbance
(510) 735-8488
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
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Emotional Disturbance
"I work with the belief that all beings have the inherent ability to be well and their best selves. Through traumatic experiences, the pace of life, and other circumstances that challenge us, we can lose our way. We'll explore your internal inspiration, and the needs and strengths that might have become buried over time and what in the external pieces of your life, work, relationships, habits and stressors can be addressed with a focus on moving you forward to life you deserve to have."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94611
Emotional Disturbance
(510) 275-7649
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94611
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Emotional Disturbance
Tim Henry, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94609
"Who is driving you crazy? Your partner, your boss, your teacher, your mother? Are you feeling overwhelmed, trapped, unsatisfied? Would you like to be more assertive, establish stronger boundaries & have more satisfying relationships? Would you like to remove obstacles that are preventing you from achieving your dreams? I want to help you develop life-long patterns to sustain a richer, more gratifying life. I specialize in working with adults going through transitions relating to work, school & relationships. I love working with intelligent, creative, motivated & insightful clients."
Emotional Disturbance
(510) 878-4379
Verified
Oakland, California 94609
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Emotional Disturbance
"Who is driving you crazy? Your partner, your boss, your teacher, your mother? Are you feeling overwhelmed, trapped, unsatisfied? Would you like to be more assertive, establish stronger boundaries & have more satisfying relationships? Would you like to remove obstacles that are preventing you from achieving your dreams? I want to help you develop life-long patterns to sustain a richer, more gratifying life. I specialize in working with adults going through transitions relating to work, school & relationships. I love working with intelligent, creative, motivated & insightful clients."
Ariana Heller, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD, MA, MAEd
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94618
"I offer you an open space in which together we can explore and understand difficult feelings and thoughts. Through this collaborative process you will have the opportunity to deepen your understanding of yourself, allow your emotions to be processed, and work through uncomfortable/ difficult feelings. As a result, life becomes easier to navigate and more meaningful. Like any relationship, it has to feel right to you. What I bring to the relationship is my warmth, curiosity, compassion, honesty, years of expertise, and the ability to dive deep into issues without judgment leading to long-term change."
Emotional Disturbance
(510) 757-1536
Verified
Oakland, California 94618
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Emotional Disturbance
"I offer you an open space in which together we can explore and understand difficult feelings and thoughts. Through this collaborative process you will have the opportunity to deepen your understanding of yourself, allow your emotions to be processed, and work through uncomfortable/ difficult feelings. As a result, life becomes easier to navigate and more meaningful. Like any relationship, it has to feel right to you. What I bring to the relationship is my warmth, curiosity, compassion, honesty, years of expertise, and the ability to dive deep into issues without judgment leading to long-term change."
Amy Diner, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD, CEAP
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94611
"Therapy is a highly transformative and fascinating process. It has the power to heal, enliven, and repair. I enthusiastically invite you to begin this process with me. My warm, engaging, curious, and playful approach can help you feel like your personal experience and unique point of view is consistently appreciated. From this place, you may begin to feel more empowered and liberated in your life. I am a doctor with over 16 years of professional experience treating adults, couples, and adolescents."
Emotional Disturbance
(415) 799-9491
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94611
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Emotional Disturbance
"Therapy is a highly transformative and fascinating process. It has the power to heal, enliven, and repair. I enthusiastically invite you to begin this process with me. My warm, engaging, curious, and playful approach can help you feel like your personal experience and unique point of view is consistently appreciated. From this place, you may begin to feel more empowered and liberated in your life. I am a doctor with over 16 years of professional experience treating adults, couples, and adolescents."
Richard Austin Heafey, Psychologist
Psychologist, MA, Psy, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
"My name is Dr. R. Austin Heafey - I am a licensed clinical psychologist who works with children, adolescents, parents and families. Regardless of who I am working with, my primary focus is on improving self-esteem, building self-confidence and working to enrich my patients self-worth. When a person has faith in their abilities and innate uniqueness, they are better able to engage with the world they live in, the family they were belong to and the life they deserve to experience. Put simply, I aim to improve my patients quality of life. "
Emotional Disturbance
(925) 259-3387
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
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Emotional Disturbance
"My name is Dr. R. Austin Heafey - I am a licensed clinical psychologist who works with children, adolescents, parents and families. Regardless of who I am working with, my primary focus is on improving self-esteem, building self-confidence and working to enrich my patients self-worth. When a person has faith in their abilities and innate uniqueness, they are better able to engage with the world they live in, the family they were belong to and the life they deserve to experience. Put simply, I aim to improve my patients quality of life. "
Stacey Rodgers, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94609
"Seeking a good fit in a therapist and beginning therapy can be both joyful and challenging. Exploring the truth is a courageous step towards self healing and I am here to support you on that journey.   I truly believe that residing in each of us is a drive to flourish and seek health. To reorient towards wellness. My mission is to help you, via a warm and interactive style, feel deeply understood and connected as you gain awareness of your own unique drive and healing process. "
Emotional Disturbance
(628) 400-0417
Verified
Oakland, California 94609
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Emotional Disturbance
"Seeking a good fit in a therapist and beginning therapy can be both joyful and challenging. Exploring the truth is a courageous step towards self healing and I am here to support you on that journey.   I truly believe that residing in each of us is a drive to flourish and seek health. To reorient towards wellness. My mission is to help you, via a warm and interactive style, feel deeply understood and connected as you gain awareness of your own unique drive and healing process. "
Garrett Howard, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94618
"Psychotherapy provides a unique space for you to explore your experience in life in a profoundly important way. In a culture that does not make space for "negative emotions", and idealizes independence, there is little room to get to know the parts of ourselves that we imagine others will not approve of. When we aren't in touch with all aspects of our humanity, effectively shutting out parts of our experience, we can find ourselves feeling confused, depressed and/or anxious, having trouble in relationships with others, not enjoying our work, having difficulty processing grief and loss, or struggling with issues related to our identity."
Emotional Disturbance
(510) 953-4675
Verified
Oakland, California 94618
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Emotional Disturbance
"Psychotherapy provides a unique space for you to explore your experience in life in a profoundly important way. In a culture that does not make space for "negative emotions", and idealizes independence, there is little room to get to know the parts of ourselves that we imagine others will not approve of. When we aren't in touch with all aspects of our humanity, effectively shutting out parts of our experience, we can find ourselves feeling confused, depressed and/or anxious, having trouble in relationships with others, not enjoying our work, having difficulty processing grief and loss, or struggling with issues related to our identity."
Gloria Cheong, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94610
"To be seen and understood for who you are by someone with good intentions and real knowledge, can help you know that you are real and that your experience of life is also real. To be understood in this way is at the heart of being human. It is also at the foundation of building a resilient sense of self that allows you to overcome your wounds and achieve your full potential. Skills and therapeutic techniques are secondary to my practice. Deep and accurate understanding of my clients lies at the heart of any authentic healing process."
Emotional Disturbance
(510) 661-3211
Verified
Oakland, California 94610
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Emotional Disturbance
"To be seen and understood for who you are by someone with good intentions and real knowledge, can help you know that you are real and that your experience of life is also real. To be understood in this way is at the heart of being human. It is also at the foundation of building a resilient sense of self that allows you to overcome your wounds and achieve your full potential. Skills and therapeutic techniques are secondary to my practice. Deep and accurate understanding of my clients lies at the heart of any authentic healing process."

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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.