Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT, SEP Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Our pursuit of a good life can be deeply affected by the current world situations. We may be struggling not only in our personal lives but also by difficult worldly events such as climate change, the economy, retirement, health care and many more. When the world doesn't feel safe, it's more difficult to tolerate the emotions, sensations, and thoughts arising inside of us, making us turn toward old coping mechanisms This will not heal us. We need to build the confidence to be with and understand our inner experiences no matter what! This is our pathway to truly heal and live a more peaceful and meaningful life in the world.
Existential
(925) 452-7943
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Existential
Our pursuit of a good life can be deeply affected by the current world situations. We may be struggling not only in our personal lives but also by difficult worldly events such as climate change, the economy, retirement, health care and many more. When the world doesn't feel safe, it's more difficult to tolerate the emotions, sensations, and thoughts arising inside of us, making us turn toward old coping mechanisms This will not heal us. We need to build the confidence to be with and understand our inner experiences no matter what! This is our pathway to truly heal and live a more peaceful and meaningful life in the world.
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, CPT, AMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Therapy with me will have you leaving my office with tangible ways, for you or you and your loved ones, to facilitate changes in what you want in your life from the very first session. I will challenge you hard but with compassion. I enjoy helping people develop an enthusiasm for the process of self-discovery and healing. I make authentic contact with people help them cultivate a taste for their own Truths while making space to grieve the loss of old ways or relating to people and the world around them. I see starting therapy is a sign of intelligence.
Existential
(925) 232-0438
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Existential
Therapy with me will have you leaving my office with tangible ways, for you or you and your loved ones, to facilitate changes in what you want in your life from the very first session. I will challenge you hard but with compassion. I enjoy helping people develop an enthusiasm for the process of self-discovery and healing. I make authentic contact with people help them cultivate a taste for their own Truths while making space to grieve the loss of old ways or relating to people and the world around them. I see starting therapy is a sign of intelligence.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Are you feeling caught between contradictory feelings of hope and despair? Finding a space where we can feel deeply understood is important to developing a secure sense of self. Psychotherapy offers a reflective space to explore the wordless thoughts, the nameless pain or the inner conflicts that may inhibit us. Through therapy a greater sense of integrity and meaning in life is possible. When we respond with genuine understanding and acceptance, hope may be restored and joy found. I listen to clients with openness and intuition. I encourage those I work with to begin to trust their own inner resources and find their own resilience.
Existential
(925) 380-2615
Verified
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Existential
Are you feeling caught between contradictory feelings of hope and despair? Finding a space where we can feel deeply understood is important to developing a secure sense of self. Psychotherapy offers a reflective space to explore the wordless thoughts, the nameless pain or the inner conflicts that may inhibit us. Through therapy a greater sense of integrity and meaning in life is possible. When we respond with genuine understanding and acceptance, hope may be restored and joy found. I listen to clients with openness and intuition. I encourage those I work with to begin to trust their own inner resources and find their own resilience.
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Psychologist, MA, PsyD Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Many of us feel alone with our suffering and haven't been taught how to address it. I find that a compassionate focus on the parts of us that suffer brings meaningful change. At some point we eventually discover we've developed behaviors that were once adaptive or self-protective but no longer serve us, or that we are in relationships that bring emotional strain. I use a Jungian and relational technique, with the attempt to stay focused on emotions in the present while uncovering the depths of the unconscious and buried past traumas.
Existential
(925) 900-5180
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Existential
Many of us feel alone with our suffering and haven't been taught how to address it. I find that a compassionate focus on the parts of us that suffer brings meaningful change. At some point we eventually discover we've developed behaviors that were once adaptive or self-protective but no longer serve us, or that we are in relationships that bring emotional strain. I use a Jungian and relational technique, with the attempt to stay focused on emotions in the present while uncovering the depths of the unconscious and buried past traumas.
Photo of Vivian B Andrews, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
I have seen that much of the pain in my clients stems from the emotional or physical stress that is too much for the nervous system. Every person’s experience of events can be different; therefore, the same event/emotion/stress has unique impacts on the person. I approach my work with clients in a very individual way, listening to who they are by clearly understanding both their intellectual and their emotional aspects, and have a strong steady belief in the client's own inner wisdom.
Existential
(510) 858-2646
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Existential
I have seen that much of the pain in my clients stems from the emotional or physical stress that is too much for the nervous system. Every person’s experience of events can be different; therefore, the same event/emotion/stress has unique impacts on the person. I approach my work with clients in a very individual way, listening to who they are by clearly understanding both their intellectual and their emotional aspects, and have a strong steady belief in the client's own inner wisdom.
Photo of Sarah Koch-Schiller, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
In our culture there is little space devoted to exploring illness, death and dying, and grief. We often turn away from the impending reality of death because it can be frightening to think about our own mortality. This serves us well until we experience a medical diagnosis or trauma that changes the way we live in the world. My role as a therapist is to join with you on this journey of exploration, facing complicated emotions that arise, like feeling alone, uncertain, angry, or sad.
Existential
(628) 216-2060
Verified
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Existential
In our culture there is little space devoted to exploring illness, death and dying, and grief. We often turn away from the impending reality of death because it can be frightening to think about our own mortality. This serves us well until we experience a medical diagnosis or trauma that changes the way we live in the world. My role as a therapist is to join with you on this journey of exploration, facing complicated emotions that arise, like feeling alone, uncertain, angry, or sad.
Photo of Pierre Vilanoba, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Life is full of unexpected events and struggles, which are sometimes overwhelming. I strive to create a safe and welcoming environment where children, adolescents, and adults feel comfortable to explore ways to achieve their goals. Having a person who listens with no judgment, who cares, and who can help you gain some perspective and insight is extremely valuable. Together we will create a plan that will allow you to regain a sense of empowerment, purpose, and happiness in your life.
Existential
(925) 239-4402
Verified
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Existential
Life is full of unexpected events and struggles, which are sometimes overwhelming. I strive to create a safe and welcoming environment where children, adolescents, and adults feel comfortable to explore ways to achieve their goals. Having a person who listens with no judgment, who cares, and who can help you gain some perspective and insight is extremely valuable. Together we will create a plan that will allow you to regain a sense of empowerment, purpose, and happiness in your life.
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Psychologist, PsyD, MA, MBA Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
I work with children, adolescents, and adults. It is my goal to work in partnership with you and the appropriate family and community members to consider all factors which may be influencing your mental health and well being. Together we will design a plan to support your own resilience and innate healing response. My philosophy is more pragmatic, than theoretical. The focus is not merely on the treatment of symptoms of the disorder, but on achieving health, and a renewed sense of purpose, meaning, and joy. I strive to provide responsive and effective assistance with compassion and respect.
Existential
(925) 308-9243
Verified
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Existential
I work with children, adolescents, and adults. It is my goal to work in partnership with you and the appropriate family and community members to consider all factors which may be influencing your mental health and well being. Together we will design a plan to support your own resilience and innate healing response. My philosophy is more pragmatic, than theoretical. The focus is not merely on the treatment of symptoms of the disorder, but on achieving health, and a renewed sense of purpose, meaning, and joy. I strive to provide responsive and effective assistance with compassion and respect.
Photo of Marlies Rosmark, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
We all need support because at times life can be difficult. It may be enough to talk with friends or other people you trust but sometimes not. Maybe you are feeling alone or not connected with yourself and people around you. Therapy can be a way to help you reconnect. I offer a genuine environment in which we look together how you can get back on track. I believe that connection is a basic human need: being connected with yourself and with the people around you. This is a core value in all of my work.
Existential
(925) 660-7983
Verified
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Existential
We all need support because at times life can be difficult. It may be enough to talk with friends or other people you trust but sometimes not. Maybe you are feeling alone or not connected with yourself and people around you. Therapy can be a way to help you reconnect. I offer a genuine environment in which we look together how you can get back on track. I believe that connection is a basic human need: being connected with yourself and with the people around you. This is a core value in all of my work.
Photo of Jamie Anderson, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Hosts group in:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Whether you are concerned about a child, facing a big life transition yourself, or making sense of other challenges, my genuine demeanor and welcoming way of being can help you feel more comfortable as you determine which counseling services might be best for you and your family. I work with people of all ages and from all walks of life, and specialize in working with children, young people, and families to minimize conflict, support personal growth, increase choices, make changes, and strengthen a sense of connectedness and well-being.
Existential
(925) 588-7738
Verified
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Hosts group in:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Existential
Whether you are concerned about a child, facing a big life transition yourself, or making sense of other challenges, my genuine demeanor and welcoming way of being can help you feel more comfortable as you determine which counseling services might be best for you and your family. I work with people of all ages and from all walks of life, and specialize in working with children, young people, and families to minimize conflict, support personal growth, increase choices, make changes, and strengthen a sense of connectedness and well-being.
Photo of Stephanie M Wolper, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Are you feeling hopeless or lost? Do you think you have to go through life alone? Are you holding yourself back? Often we think that life is supposed to be hard. How would you feel if you could move forward and live life with ease? Many people feel shut down and despairing; I want you to know that the answers are already inside of you. I can work with you to help find solutions. People who work with me learn to experience life with joy, peace, and freedom.
Existential
(510) 686-3940
Verified
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Existential
Are you feeling hopeless or lost? Do you think you have to go through life alone? Are you holding yourself back? Often we think that life is supposed to be hard. How would you feel if you could move forward and live life with ease? Many people feel shut down and despairing; I want you to know that the answers are already inside of you. I can work with you to help find solutions. People who work with me learn to experience life with joy, peace, and freedom.
Art Therapist, MPS, ATR-BC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Do you feel like you’ve tried everything with your teen, but they struggle to benefit from traditional talk therapy? Are you looking for a new creative way to deal with difficulties in life and get in touch with your best self? As an art therapist, I incorporate talk therapy with art making to help my clients unlock their creative potential, look at problems with fresh eyes, and develop new coping skills for dealing with difficult emotions. If you or your child is feeling blocked by past trauma, stuck in destructive patterns, or overwhelmed by depression or anxiety, then I encourage you to reach out. You are not alone.
Existential
(510) 675-7070
Verified
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Existential
Do you feel like you’ve tried everything with your teen, but they struggle to benefit from traditional talk therapy? Are you looking for a new creative way to deal with difficulties in life and get in touch with your best self? As an art therapist, I incorporate talk therapy with art making to help my clients unlock their creative potential, look at problems with fresh eyes, and develop new coping skills for dealing with difficult emotions. If you or your child is feeling blocked by past trauma, stuck in destructive patterns, or overwhelmed by depression or anxiety, then I encourage you to reach out. You are not alone.
Photo of Brooke Van Oosbree, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
We all have strategies for dealing with stress day-to-day. But over time, many strategies can fall short or even backfire. We may find ourselves withdrawing and avoiding certain aspects of our lives, or overextending and pushing ourselves to the point of exhaustion. This can leave us feeling anxious, depressed, and irritable and can also take a toll on our relationships and physical health. One of my goals as a therapist is to help you identify changes you can make, both big and small, and tap into your motivation to follow-through on those changes.
Existential
(415) 237-6388
Verified
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Existential
We all have strategies for dealing with stress day-to-day. But over time, many strategies can fall short or even backfire. We may find ourselves withdrawing and avoiding certain aspects of our lives, or overextending and pushing ourselves to the point of exhaustion. This can leave us feeling anxious, depressed, and irritable and can also take a toll on our relationships and physical health. One of my goals as a therapist is to help you identify changes you can make, both big and small, and tap into your motivation to follow-through on those changes.
Photo of Jennifer Twardowski, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
As of October 11th, I have availability for new clients. Life can be hard. With life's challenges, it can be easy to get stressed, frustrated, tired, drained, overwhelmed and worried. Therapy is a space where you can break away from that and heal. It's a space where you can be free of judgment and criticism and just be who you are. It's a space where you can have good days and bad days and both are not only accepted, but embraced. You can go with the flow and, in that space, eventually a transformation can happen.
Existential
(844) 913-3032
Verified
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Existential
As of October 11th, I have availability for new clients. Life can be hard. With life's challenges, it can be easy to get stressed, frustrated, tired, drained, overwhelmed and worried. Therapy is a space where you can break away from that and heal. It's a space where you can be free of judgment and criticism and just be who you are. It's a space where you can have good days and bad days and both are not only accepted, but embraced. You can go with the flow and, in that space, eventually a transformation can happen.
Photo of Cindy Robertson, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA , AMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Life can feel overwhelming, confusing and difficult. Relationships can be challenging. Change and loss can lead to uncertainty. All of this can lead to feelings of anxiety and depression. I help people make sense of their experience, navigate through difficult times and increase their self-awareness to achieve a greater sense of purpose, freedom, and choice in their lives. The therapeutic relationship is a collaborative space where you can work to understand and resolve your feelings, explore thoughts and behaviors that may have you feeling “stuck” in your life and identify relationship patterns that interfere with your well-being.
Existential
(925) 392-6742
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Existential
Life can feel overwhelming, confusing and difficult. Relationships can be challenging. Change and loss can lead to uncertainty. All of this can lead to feelings of anxiety and depression. I help people make sense of their experience, navigate through difficult times and increase their self-awareness to achieve a greater sense of purpose, freedom, and choice in their lives. The therapeutic relationship is a collaborative space where you can work to understand and resolve your feelings, explore thoughts and behaviors that may have you feeling “stuck” in your life and identify relationship patterns that interfere with your well-being.
Photo of Caitlin Young, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, LAADC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
My practice is fueled by my passion for connecting with others & embracing our humanity. My professional background allows me to work with diverse populations, with history serving as Clinical Director of Adult & Adolescent Dual Diagnosis Addiction programs, an Acute Psychiatric Health Facility and a Crisis Residential Facility, facilitating didactic family groups, working in county school systems and most importantIy, focusing on my community in private practice. Whether you come as an individual, couple or family, I look forward to building a relationship that creates a safe place for personal growth, healing and relief.
Existential
(925) 318-9768
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Existential
My practice is fueled by my passion for connecting with others & embracing our humanity. My professional background allows me to work with diverse populations, with history serving as Clinical Director of Adult & Adolescent Dual Diagnosis Addiction programs, an Acute Psychiatric Health Facility and a Crisis Residential Facility, facilitating didactic family groups, working in county school systems and most importantIy, focusing on my community in private practice. Whether you come as an individual, couple or family, I look forward to building a relationship that creates a safe place for personal growth, healing and relief.
Photo of Matthew Fishleder LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
The clients I work with typically come to therapy seeking a deeper understanding of themselves and more fulfillment in their closest relationships. My clients are often insightful and eager to grow but unsure of where or how to begin.
Existential
(925) 403-4740
Verified
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Existential
The clients I work with typically come to therapy seeking a deeper understanding of themselves and more fulfillment in their closest relationships. My clients are often insightful and eager to grow but unsure of where or how to begin.
Photo of Cynthia Mansur, MFT, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
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.
Existential
(925) 403-4710
Verified
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Existential
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.
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Therapy offers potential for healing and opportunity for growth, and I am passionate about supporting clients through this process. I work with individuals, couples, and families in a variety of practice areas including anxiety, depression, relational conflict, identity development, and life transitions. I believe that each person has a unique story and carries valuable potential that is waiting to be unlocked and refined. I guide clients toward developing the personal strength and balance needed to meet life’s challenges, and I empower clients to live authentic, purposeful, and connected lives. I help clients uncover patterns that they seek to change and work with them to find new, creative solutions for moving forward to achieve their goals. As a former educator, I have extensive experience working with children and adolescents. I understand the challenges that both children and parents face in today’s world and how these affect family dynamics. Since relational interactions are important to mental and emotional health, I work with clients on developing positive communication skills in order to experience more fulfilling and harmonious relationships in all areas of life.
Existential
(925) 403-4011
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Existential
Therapy offers potential for healing and opportunity for growth, and I am passionate about supporting clients through this process. I work with individuals, couples, and families in a variety of practice areas including anxiety, depression, relational conflict, identity development, and life transitions. I believe that each person has a unique story and carries valuable potential that is waiting to be unlocked and refined. I guide clients toward developing the personal strength and balance needed to meet life’s challenges, and I empower clients to live authentic, purposeful, and connected lives. I help clients uncover patterns that they seek to change and work with them to find new, creative solutions for moving forward to achieve their goals. As a former educator, I have extensive experience working with children and adolescents. I understand the challenges that both children and parents face in today’s world and how these affect family dynamics. Since relational interactions are important to mental and emotional health, I work with clients on developing positive communication skills in order to experience more fulfilling and harmonious relationships in all areas of life.
Photo of Ann Steiner, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
It has been my good fortune to work with adult clients who want to make changes in how they view themselves, and deepen their relationships with others. I love leading therapy groups, the ideal antidote for isolation: couples therapy with clients who want to work on improving or clarifying their relationship needs, adults dealing with life challenges such as chronic illness, depression, and hidden disabilities.
Existential
(925) 231-9087
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Existential
It has been my good fortune to work with adult clients who want to make changes in how they view themselves, and deepen their relationships with others. I love leading therapy groups, the ideal antidote for isolation: couples therapy with clients who want to work on improving or clarifying their relationship needs, adults dealing with life challenges such as chronic illness, depression, and hidden disabilities.

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Existential Therapists
((https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapy-types/existential-therapy((Existential therapy)) is based on the philosophical belief that human beings are alone in the world, and that this aloneness can only be overcome by creating one's own meaning, and exercising one's freedom to choose. The existential therapist encourages clients to face life's anxieties head on and to start making their own decisions.

If you're looking for Existential therapy in Lafayette or for a Lafayette Existential therapist these professionals provide existential therapy, existential psychotherapy, existential group therapy and existential family therapy. They include Existential therapists, Existential psychologists, Existential psychotherapists and Existential counselors.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Lafayette are able to work with a wide range of issues. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in Lafayette

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