Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
I provide neuropsychological assessment and psychotherapy for adults. Specialty areas include motivation, depression, anxiety, trauma, post-concussion syndrome, TBI, aging, and cognition.
Feminist
(510) 617-1383
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Feminist
I provide neuropsychological assessment and psychotherapy for adults. Specialty areas include motivation, depression, anxiety, trauma, post-concussion syndrome, TBI, aging, and cognition.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
My primary focus is rooted in the belief that identifying strengths and resiliencies are key components to working effectively in the therapeutic format. We will stay focused on using these abilities to inform decision making while also exploring the impact of personal challenges. I like to use curiosity, intuition and empathic insight to continually deepen our therapeutic connection, and to offer homework to keep the work alive during the week. Working in this dynamic style ideally creates an increased sense of Self, motivation for change, and a reduction of current problematic symptoms.
Feminist
(510) 567-4222
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Feminist
My primary focus is rooted in the belief that identifying strengths and resiliencies are key components to working effectively in the therapeutic format. We will stay focused on using these abilities to inform decision making while also exploring the impact of personal challenges. I like to use curiosity, intuition and empathic insight to continually deepen our therapeutic connection, and to offer homework to keep the work alive during the week. Working in this dynamic style ideally creates an increased sense of Self, motivation for change, and a reduction of current problematic symptoms.
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
I help people who take care of everyone but themselves develop a healing and restorative practice of self care, self compassion, and self love. Usually it's guilt and/or fear that stops us from putting our own needs on par with others.' We don't want to be selfish or needy or difficult. But we end up exhausted, depleted, and resentful. Deep down, we really want to be cared for the way we care for others.
Feminist
(925) 233-4700
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Feminist
I help people who take care of everyone but themselves develop a healing and restorative practice of self care, self compassion, and self love. Usually it's guilt and/or fear that stops us from putting our own needs on par with others.' We don't want to be selfish or needy or difficult. But we end up exhausted, depleted, and resentful. Deep down, we really want to be cared for the way we care for others.
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Registered Psychological Assistant, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
I believe everyone has power to heal. Let me help you regain clarity and joy, while striving towards individual and collective resilience. I love working with individuals & couples who are wanting to feel grounded in a sense of happiness and purpose! Perhaps you're experiencing activism burn-out, relationship difficulties, or family stress? Are you Asian or Filipino/x American and wanting support navigating cultural expectations? Maybe you want to love yourself better, or overcome intergenerational family issues? I respect and honor the journey you're on, and value the courage it takes to make this step in working with a therapist!
Feminist
(925) 948-8778
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Feminist
I believe everyone has power to heal. Let me help you regain clarity and joy, while striving towards individual and collective resilience. I love working with individuals & couples who are wanting to feel grounded in a sense of happiness and purpose! Perhaps you're experiencing activism burn-out, relationship difficulties, or family stress? Are you Asian or Filipino/x American and wanting support navigating cultural expectations? Maybe you want to love yourself better, or overcome intergenerational family issues? I respect and honor the journey you're on, and value the courage it takes to make this step in working with a therapist!
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
I help clients of all ages to live more authentic, satisfying and functional lives. With over 15 years of experience, my work draws from the latest research and extensive training in mind/body health, neuroscience, attachment and relationships, trauma and PTSD, mood and anxiety disorders, mindfulness practice, emotional and social intelligence, parenting, child development, sexuality, gender identity, Brainspotting and social justice work.  My goal is to create a supportive and enriching environment where we can address your needs in a thoughtful, supportive and effective manner. 
Feminist
(510) 466-1447
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Feminist
I help clients of all ages to live more authentic, satisfying and functional lives. With over 15 years of experience, my work draws from the latest research and extensive training in mind/body health, neuroscience, attachment and relationships, trauma and PTSD, mood and anxiety disorders, mindfulness practice, emotional and social intelligence, parenting, child development, sexuality, gender identity, Brainspotting and social justice work.  My goal is to create a supportive and enriching environment where we can address your needs in a thoughtful, supportive and effective manner. 
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
People seek therapy for different reasons. Some are hoping for relief from a specific problem such as depression, anxiety or relationship difficulties. Others may have a general sense of not feeling as alive as they imagine they could. They would like help understanding this feeling and are seeking a richer, deeper, more fulfilling life. In psychotherapy we engage in a process of self discovery in which people learn about themselves and about the ways they have been blocked from feeling fully in touch with themselves and others in their lives.
Feminist
(510) 878-4991
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Feminist
People seek therapy for different reasons. Some are hoping for relief from a specific problem such as depression, anxiety or relationship difficulties. Others may have a general sense of not feeling as alive as they imagine they could. They would like help understanding this feeling and are seeking a richer, deeper, more fulfilling life. In psychotherapy we engage in a process of self discovery in which people learn about themselves and about the ways they have been blocked from feeling fully in touch with themselves and others in their lives.
Photo of Maria Viviana Guerrero, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Do you struggle with anxiety? Do intrusive thoughts and worries keep you up at night? Is low self-esteem holding you back from accomplishing your dreams? Do you long for deeper connections with your family and friends but struggle with opening up to them? You are not alone! Many individuals experience these challenges on a day-to-day basis. Have you ever considered counseling? As your therapist, I exist to provide you with a safe and judgement-free zone to ensure you are supported unconditionally. Together, we can take the journey to achieve your personal freedom.
Feminist
(925) 297-4288
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Feminist
Do you struggle with anxiety? Do intrusive thoughts and worries keep you up at night? Is low self-esteem holding you back from accomplishing your dreams? Do you long for deeper connections with your family and friends but struggle with opening up to them? You are not alone! Many individuals experience these challenges on a day-to-day basis. Have you ever considered counseling? As your therapist, I exist to provide you with a safe and judgement-free zone to ensure you are supported unconditionally. Together, we can take the journey to achieve your personal freedom.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
To become more intimate or connected to others, we need to improve the quality of connection to ourselves. I work with children, teens and adults. I specialize in working with individuals who are seeking personal empowerment in their lives. There are many life events, situations, or relationships that interfere with one's sense of empowerment. When feeling disempowered, one's capacity to access a full self becomes limited.
Feminist
(925) 247-8714
Verified

Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Feminist
To become more intimate or connected to others, we need to improve the quality of connection to ourselves. I work with children, teens and adults. I specialize in working with individuals who are seeking personal empowerment in their lives. There are many life events, situations, or relationships that interfere with one's sense of empowerment. When feeling disempowered, one's capacity to access a full self becomes limited.
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Psychologist, PhD, MA Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Analytical psychology emphasizes completeness, not perfection. Because psychological insight and self-knowledge are essential for health and vitality, it's lucky our psyches respond favorably to attention and reflection! Positive, effective, long lasting change is created. Research shows nightly dreams provide a running commentary on everyday life. Dreams anticipate, sometimes warn, and often help in resolving problems. They help you relate to the "rest of you", the part that operates out of awareness, sometimes causing symptoms, or taking over and becoming destructive. These parts appear increasingly frightening when pushed away.
Feminist
(925) 932-2090
Verified

Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Feminist
Analytical psychology emphasizes completeness, not perfection. Because psychological insight and self-knowledge are essential for health and vitality, it's lucky our psyches respond favorably to attention and reflection! Positive, effective, long lasting change is created. Research shows nightly dreams provide a running commentary on everyday life. Dreams anticipate, sometimes warn, and often help in resolving problems. They help you relate to the "rest of you", the part that operates out of awareness, sometimes causing symptoms, or taking over and becoming destructive. These parts appear increasingly frightening when pushed away.
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
As a Clinical Psychologist, I help people create meaningful change in their lives. My approach is self empowering and compassionate with a sensitivity to cultural differences and social justice. My strength as a therapist is in making deep connections with people, creating a sense of safety and helping clients identify and confront their blind spots in dealing with their issues. My personality style is warm, sincere, and down to earth. Those who see me describe me as someone who is "caring, warm, a great listener, interactive, and offers honest insightful feedback."
Feminist
(510) 488-2492
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Feminist
As a Clinical Psychologist, I help people create meaningful change in their lives. My approach is self empowering and compassionate with a sensitivity to cultural differences and social justice. My strength as a therapist is in making deep connections with people, creating a sense of safety and helping clients identify and confront their blind spots in dealing with their issues. My personality style is warm, sincere, and down to earth. Those who see me describe me as someone who is "caring, warm, a great listener, interactive, and offers honest insightful feedback."
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Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, AMFT Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
When life becomes overwhelming, it can be hard to reach out. If you’re looking at this page, you are already taking a big step! Do you feel things more intensely than those around you? Do you feel different from others due to your interests and knowledge of the world around you? Or having difficulty identifying emotions when they do present? At TheraThrive, we specialize in individuals who are highly sensitive, gifted, and/or are on the high functioning Autism Spectrum.
Feminist
(925) 291-5147 x9
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Feminist
When life becomes overwhelming, it can be hard to reach out. If you’re looking at this page, you are already taking a big step! Do you feel things more intensely than those around you? Do you feel different from others due to your interests and knowledge of the world around you? Or having difficulty identifying emotions when they do present? At TheraThrive, we specialize in individuals who are highly sensitive, gifted, and/or are on the high functioning Autism Spectrum.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Where has all the fun gone? Does that seem like an irrelevant question when we feel we are drowning in troubles? Or could it be the essential one? When we lose ourselves to depression, trauma, or relationship upheaval we lose that crucial access to our authentic desires, needs and power. Our ability to rediscover these buried treasures can be the key to healing, satisfaction, empowerment, self-trust and most of all--abundant choice.
Feminist
(925) 705-4006
Verified
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Feminist
Where has all the fun gone? Does that seem like an irrelevant question when we feel we are drowning in troubles? Or could it be the essential one? When we lose ourselves to depression, trauma, or relationship upheaval we lose that crucial access to our authentic desires, needs and power. Our ability to rediscover these buried treasures can be the key to healing, satisfaction, empowerment, self-trust and most of all--abundant choice.
Photo of Audrey Silverman Foote, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
I have been a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice in the East Bay for over 30 years, providing psychotherapy for adults, couples, families, adolescents, and groups. I work from a holistic perspective, creating a safe environment to encourage the therapeutic process. I specialize in working with: relationship issues, recovery from sexual, physical, and emotional abuse and other childhood traumas; depression; anxiety, low self esteem; codependency issues; parenting concerns; compulsive eating patterns; body image dissatisfaction, chronic illness, and perinatal loss. I integrate in-depth psychotherapy with EMDR, Expressive Arts Therapy, Somatic Experiencing, Jungian Sand Tray, and Dream Work.
Feminist
(925) 892-3864
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Feminist
I have been a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice in the East Bay for over 30 years, providing psychotherapy for adults, couples, families, adolescents, and groups. I work from a holistic perspective, creating a safe environment to encourage the therapeutic process. I specialize in working with: relationship issues, recovery from sexual, physical, and emotional abuse and other childhood traumas; depression; anxiety, low self esteem; codependency issues; parenting concerns; compulsive eating patterns; body image dissatisfaction, chronic illness, and perinatal loss. I integrate in-depth psychotherapy with EMDR, Expressive Arts Therapy, Somatic Experiencing, Jungian Sand Tray, and Dream Work.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
I help couples who have experienced wounding or have drifted apart, feel connected and whole again. I also help couples who are on the brink of separation or divorce decide whether to try to restore their marriage to health, or move towards divorce. I help individuals improve their relationships with others, and develop new connections that bring increased sense of worth and emotional aliveness. I also work with adolescents questioning their sexuality and gender-expansive youth. I have a flexible schedule with afternoon, evening and Saturday appointments.
Feminist
(925) 233-4515
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Feminist
I help couples who have experienced wounding or have drifted apart, feel connected and whole again. I also help couples who are on the brink of separation or divorce decide whether to try to restore their marriage to health, or move towards divorce. I help individuals improve their relationships with others, and develop new connections that bring increased sense of worth and emotional aliveness. I also work with adolescents questioning their sexuality and gender-expansive youth. I have a flexible schedule with afternoon, evening and Saturday appointments.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Hello! My name is Emily Linaman and I want to help you work with your strengths, and identify behaviors and patterns that may hold you back from growing into the best version of yourself. Old habits die hard, especially when they are related to past trauma survival skills and other coping mechanisms that no longer serve you. As I earn your trust, I hope we can explore how certain behaviors and habits lead to numbing out, depression, dissociation, isolation, self-sabotage and self-harm. Together, we can explore defense mechanisms, the functions they serve, and try out new coping skills to release you from the past and set you free.
Feminist
(925) 310-6474
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Feminist
Hello! My name is Emily Linaman and I want to help you work with your strengths, and identify behaviors and patterns that may hold you back from growing into the best version of yourself. Old habits die hard, especially when they are related to past trauma survival skills and other coping mechanisms that no longer serve you. As I earn your trust, I hope we can explore how certain behaviors and habits lead to numbing out, depression, dissociation, isolation, self-sabotage and self-harm. Together, we can explore defense mechanisms, the functions they serve, and try out new coping skills to release you from the past and set you free.
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Welcome! If you have found your way here, you may be feeling a little "stuck." The stress of everyday life can be difficult. Past trauma may be negatively impacting your self-esteem or familial, work, peer, and/or romantic relationships. In our efforts to please others we can sometimes we lose touch with ourselves, or don't feel entitled to having our own needs met. You might be struggling with issues around identity and self-worth, or want to change unhealthy and frustrating patterns of communication. Boundary issues and a lack of self-care can leave you feeling depleted.
Feminist
(925) 298-4583
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Feminist
Welcome! If you have found your way here, you may be feeling a little "stuck." The stress of everyday life can be difficult. Past trauma may be negatively impacting your self-esteem or familial, work, peer, and/or romantic relationships. In our efforts to please others we can sometimes we lose touch with ourselves, or don't feel entitled to having our own needs met. You might be struggling with issues around identity and self-worth, or want to change unhealthy and frustrating patterns of communication. Boundary issues and a lack of self-care can leave you feeling depleted.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Almost everyone can benefit from therapy at some point in their life to gain a deeper understanding of themselves and to manage life challenges. Your child may be using challenging behaviors to communicate, and my goal is to help you identify the feeling or need underneath the behavior. 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. No matter where you are on your journey, I am here to help.
Feminist
(925) 308-6168
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Feminist
Almost everyone can benefit from therapy at some point in their life to gain a deeper understanding of themselves and to manage life challenges. Your child may be using challenging behaviors to communicate, and my goal is to help you identify the feeling or need underneath the behavior. 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. No matter where you are on your journey, I am here to help.
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.
Feminist
(510) 675-7070
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Feminist
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.
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Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
As a therapist, my view is that therapy is the result of relationship building, establishing a genuine alliance with each other so you can make healthy choices. Being present-focused together in our therapy session, you are welcome to express yourself without judgment, without criticism, without worry. I support you by validating your lived experience, past and present. I empathize with your challenges and your impediments by seeing you and witnessing your struggles. By active listening I reflect what you share with me nudging you to consider areas of your life that you might be overlooking.
Feminist
(925) 310-6232
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Feminist
As a therapist, my view is that therapy is the result of relationship building, establishing a genuine alliance with each other so you can make healthy choices. Being present-focused together in our therapy session, you are welcome to express yourself without judgment, without criticism, without worry. I support you by validating your lived experience, past and present. I empathize with your challenges and your impediments by seeing you and witnessing your struggles. By active listening I reflect what you share with me nudging you to consider areas of your life that you might be overlooking.
Photo of James W (Jim) Holley, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
I love this work. We all need help from time to time, and we don't have to do it alone. If you are serious about getting the support you need, I can and want to help you. As a teacher, parent, and psychotherapist, I bring over 40 years of experience working with adults, young adults, and couples, as well as with teens and parents. My greatest joy is supporting emotional healing and loving connections - with self, partners, family, and with friends. I also provide Teletherapy, and Parenting, Relationship, Individual and Spiritual Coaching. (Please visit JWHolley.com for details).
Feminist
(925) 965-7769
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Feminist
I love this work. We all need help from time to time, and we don't have to do it alone. If you are serious about getting the support you need, I can and want to help you. As a teacher, parent, and psychotherapist, I bring over 40 years of experience working with adults, young adults, and couples, as well as with teens and parents. My greatest joy is supporting emotional healing and loving connections - with self, partners, family, and with friends. I also provide Teletherapy, and Parenting, Relationship, Individual and Spiritual Coaching. (Please visit JWHolley.com for details).

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Feminist Therapists
If you're looking for Feminist Therapy in Lafayette or for a Lafayette Feminist Therapist, these professionals provide feminist therapy counseling, and have a feminist perspective and orientation. They include feminist therapists in Lafayette, feminist psychotherapists in Lafayette, feminist psychologists, and feminist counselors.
Feminist therapy is an integrative approach to psychotherapy that focuses on gender and the particular challenges and stressors that women face as a result of bias, stereotyping, oppression, discrimination, and other factors that threaten their mental health. The therapeutic relationship, based on an authentic connection and equality between the therapist and the client, helps empower clients understand the social factors that contribute to their issues, discover and claim their unique identity, and build on personal strengths to better their own lives and that of others.

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.