Stephanie Solar, LMFT
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
Waitlist for new clients
Let's face it. Life is a juggling act between home, work, school, friends and family. Our bodies are bioenergetic systems geared for balance. When things go well, our energy flows and we feel good. When life happens and stress occurs, we can feel anxiety, depression and physical pain. We reach outside ourselves for relief when going inside is the answer. If you are ready for change and are committed to making that happen, please make an appointment today. My approach is wholistic and I use Energy Psychology (Tapping), Zen Buddhism and Mindfulness to achieve a client's goals.
(925) 258-9611
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Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
Waitlist for new clients
Let's face it. Life is a juggling act between home, work, school, friends and family. Our bodies are bioenergetic systems geared for balance. When things go well, our energy flows and we feel good. When life happens and stress occurs, we can feel anxiety, depression and physical pain. We reach outside ourselves for relief when going inside is the answer. If you are ready for change and are committed to making that happen, please make an appointment today. My approach is wholistic and I use Energy Psychology (Tapping), Zen Buddhism and Mindfulness to achieve a client's goals.
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Lisa Thompson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
You’re struggling with difficult feelings in your relationship with a spouse, partner, your child, family members, friends or people at work. Or you may be trying to come to terms with painful feelings about things that happened in the past. When you’re hurting or feeling confused, you don’t know what to do. People in your life may not understand you or your experiences. You may want to develop greater self-awareness and hope to find a greater sense of choice and freedom in your life. It takes courage to sit with the layers of your experience. And it also takes time. Therapy allows for time to look inside and be present.
(925) 259-3723
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Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
You’re struggling with difficult feelings in your relationship with a spouse, partner, your child, family members, friends or people at work. Or you may be trying to come to terms with painful feelings about things that happened in the past. When you’re hurting or feeling confused, you don’t know what to do. People in your life may not understand you or your experiences. You may want to develop greater self-awareness and hope to find a greater sense of choice and freedom in your life. It takes courage to sit with the layers of your experience. And it also takes time. Therapy allows for time to look inside and be present.
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Sarah E. Wilson, PhD
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
Many of my clients describe me as compassionate, open-minded, and patient, while maintaining a good sense of humor. I utilize these traits to build rapport with clients, while also drawing upon my knowledge and skill in research-supported interventions to alleviate mental and emotional distress. I specialize in working with adults and adolescents struggling with depression, anxiety, stress management, and life transitions. I also work with people to accept and tolerate their emotional distress, to appropriately communicate their needs in relationships, and to find meaning and purpose in their work, academic, and personal lives.
(510) 757-9392
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Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
Many of my clients describe me as compassionate, open-minded, and patient, while maintaining a good sense of humor. I utilize these traits to build rapport with clients, while also drawing upon my knowledge and skill in research-supported interventions to alleviate mental and emotional distress. I specialize in working with adults and adolescents struggling with depression, anxiety, stress management, and life transitions. I also work with people to accept and tolerate their emotional distress, to appropriately communicate their needs in relationships, and to find meaning and purpose in their work, academic, and personal lives.
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Jill Pettegrew
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
Almost everyone can benefit from therapy at some point in their life to gain a deeper understanding of themselves and to manage life challenges. You may struggle with issues that are getting in the way of relationships, home life, dreams, or career goals. Perhaps you just have a general sense that your life could be fuller or richer than it is right now. No matter where you are on your journey, I am here to support growth and change. We work together to support shifting thought patterns, maladaptive behaviors, and strengthening a positive sense of Self.
(925) 308-6168
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Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
Almost everyone can benefit from therapy at some point in their life to gain a deeper understanding of themselves and to manage life challenges. You may struggle with issues that are getting in the way of relationships, home life, dreams, or career goals. Perhaps you just have a general sense that your life could be fuller or richer than it is right now. No matter where you are on your journey, I am here to support growth and change. We work together to support shifting thought patterns, maladaptive behaviors, and strengthening a positive sense of Self.
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Nicole Kangas
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, MA, LMFT, JD Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
*VIDEO/PHONE SESSIONS AVAILABLE* Do you find yourself facing difficult or unexpected struggles? Responding to life's challenges can be hard and can result in stress and unwanted feelings or symptoms. I am here to help you gain the strength, confidence, and clarity needed to tackle life’s obstacles and to feel well. I work with individuals from adolescence through adulthood who are dealing with a range of issues including stress, anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, life transitions, relationship and parenting concerns, grief and loss, trauma recovery, and more. I also help couples work through problems and strengthen their bond.
(925) 660-7363
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Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
*VIDEO/PHONE SESSIONS AVAILABLE* Do you find yourself facing difficult or unexpected struggles? Responding to life's challenges can be hard and can result in stress and unwanted feelings or symptoms. I am here to help you gain the strength, confidence, and clarity needed to tackle life’s obstacles and to feel well. I work with individuals from adolescence through adulthood who are dealing with a range of issues including stress, anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, life transitions, relationship and parenting concerns, grief and loss, trauma recovery, and more. I also help couples work through problems and strengthen their bond.
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Kat M. Davis
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
Waitlist for new clients
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.
(510) 567-4222
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Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
Waitlist for new clients
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.
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Jessica Shaddock
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
My specialties include working with adolescents, transitional-age youth and adults. I am particularly interested in working with those adjusting to major life transitions such as leaving home, attending college, building careers, beginning or ending relationships, parenthood, infertility, pregnancy loss, empty-nest and retirement.
(510) 863-8849
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Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
My specialties include working with adolescents, transitional-age youth and adults. I am particularly interested in working with those adjusting to major life transitions such as leaving home, attending college, building careers, beginning or ending relationships, parenthood, infertility, pregnancy loss, empty-nest and retirement.
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Tara Rech
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
Therapy can help you overcome difficulties, live creatively, and feel more alive. Many people become stuck in ways of thinking and living that no longer serve them. Through a caring therapeutic relationship, you can develop the courage to live in a meaningful and fulfilling way. Over the past 17 years, I have helped people with a wide variety of issues work through significant challenges, freeing them to make better choices. In addition to my clinical work, I teach and supervise at various training programs throughout the Bay Area, and am the Director of Counseling at California College of the Arts.
(510) 470-7909
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Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
Therapy can help you overcome difficulties, live creatively, and feel more alive. Many people become stuck in ways of thinking and living that no longer serve them. Through a caring therapeutic relationship, you can develop the courage to live in a meaningful and fulfilling way. Over the past 17 years, I have helped people with a wide variety of issues work through significant challenges, freeing them to make better choices. In addition to my clinical work, I teach and supervise at various training programs throughout the Bay Area, and am the Director of Counseling at California College of the Arts.
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Melissa Rapp
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
I work with individuals and couples to help reduce struggles and find ways to live more fulfilling, gratifying lives. Our relationship is the context in which we work to find where you're stuck, what's getting in your way, and ways to do things differently. My specialty areas include grief and loss, adoption, ADHD, race/class issues, work/life balance, LGBTQ issues, and divorce. I help people manage anxiety and mood problems. I help couples with concerns related to parenting, managing conflict, and addressing needs and expectations. I see communication as the grease that keeps relationships running smoothly, and I help facilitate good communication.
(510) 822-7911
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Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
I work with individuals and couples to help reduce struggles and find ways to live more fulfilling, gratifying lives. Our relationship is the context in which we work to find where you're stuck, what's getting in your way, and ways to do things differently. My specialty areas include grief and loss, adoption, ADHD, race/class issues, work/life balance, LGBTQ issues, and divorce. I help people manage anxiety and mood problems. I help couples with concerns related to parenting, managing conflict, and addressing needs and expectations. I see communication as the grease that keeps relationships running smoothly, and I help facilitate good communication.
Alison Trules
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
If you are seeking deep personal change or going through a life transition, it may feel difficult to make choices. If you are experiencing conflict or suffering and know that something needs to change, psychotherapy will provide a structure where you can identify patterns that have previously led to unhappiness or frustration. I will help you develop new ways of understanding yourself and relating to others in your life. I am a warm, experienced and compassionate psychotherapist that will help guide you through this process of change so that you can be your most authentic self and live your life with increased comfort and meaning.
(510) 417-3442
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Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
If you are seeking deep personal change or going through a life transition, it may feel difficult to make choices. If you are experiencing conflict or suffering and know that something needs to change, psychotherapy will provide a structure where you can identify patterns that have previously led to unhappiness or frustration. I will help you develop new ways of understanding yourself and relating to others in your life. I am a warm, experienced and compassionate psychotherapist that will help guide you through this process of change so that you can be your most authentic self and live your life with increased comfort and meaning.
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Jean-Arellia Tolentino
Registered Psychological Assistant, PhD Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
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!
(925) 948-8778
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Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
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!
Celeste Cruz
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, AMFT Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
My ideal client is curious, growth inspired, and has experienced trauma. I work with codependency, those that have been effected by narcissism, addiction, low self worth and generational trauma. I have a fondness and offer my support to those that are parents, co-parents and caretakers of children, or those that can not take care of themselves. I enjoy working with people with relationships as their focus, walking them through dating and the search for a partner or those that feel stuck in their relationships and need a space to share their confusion, fear and not knowing.
(925) 515-4030
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Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
My ideal client is curious, growth inspired, and has experienced trauma. I work with codependency, those that have been effected by narcissism, addiction, low self worth and generational trauma. I have a fondness and offer my support to those that are parents, co-parents and caretakers of children, or those that can not take care of themselves. I enjoy working with people with relationships as their focus, walking them through dating and the search for a partner or those that feel stuck in their relationships and need a space to share their confusion, fear and not knowing.
Tiffany Paul
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker providing virtual psychotherapy for individual adults residing in California. My mission is to support sensitive introverts to heal from trauma, decrease present-day distress, and move into the future with increased confidence. I am trained in the treatment of trauma, HSP-knowledgable, and equipped with tools to help you learn to befriend your nervous system, and reprocess outdated body-mind memories that my be causing you to feel stuck, anxious, or depressed.
(510) 272-7249
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Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker providing virtual psychotherapy for individual adults residing in California. My mission is to support sensitive introverts to heal from trauma, decrease present-day distress, and move into the future with increased confidence. I am trained in the treatment of trauma, HSP-knowledgable, and equipped with tools to help you learn to befriend your nervous system, and reprocess outdated body-mind memories that my be causing you to feel stuck, anxious, or depressed.
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David Millen - TheraThrive Therapy and Assessment
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
I believe forming a strong therapeutic relationship is key for therapy to be successful. I believe that empowerment is an essential part of the therapeutic experience of every client. That is why I use an integrative approach, which essentially means that I draw from many clinical modalities to provide you with specific tools to help you (or your child) meet your goals. I enjoy working with children, adolescents, adults, couples, families, and also enjoy providing parent consultation/coaching support.
(925) 267-6493
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Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
I believe forming a strong therapeutic relationship is key for therapy to be successful. I believe that empowerment is an essential part of the therapeutic experience of every client. That is why I use an integrative approach, which essentially means that I draw from many clinical modalities to provide you with specific tools to help you (or your child) meet your goals. I enjoy working with children, adolescents, adults, couples, families, and also enjoy providing parent consultation/coaching support.
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Sofia Collins
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
Waitlist for new clients
As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, with over half a decade of experience, I have had the great pleasure in serving individuals, couples, families, and therapy groups in the greater San Francisco Bay Area. I have provided therapy services for folks aged 5 to 65, couples, families, trauma survivors, students, and LGBTQIA individuals and couples, supporting them in navigating difficult developmental milestones, career and life stressors, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, substance dependency, and much more.
(707) 395-6532
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Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
Waitlist for new clients
As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, with over half a decade of experience, I have had the great pleasure in serving individuals, couples, families, and therapy groups in the greater San Francisco Bay Area. I have provided therapy services for folks aged 5 to 65, couples, families, trauma survivors, students, and LGBTQIA individuals and couples, supporting them in navigating difficult developmental milestones, career and life stressors, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, substance dependency, and much more.
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Mira Counseling, Mira Underwood
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
Counseling can help you through challenging times and be life changing. I have dedicated myself to helping adults with serious life challenges by providing therapy and education to empower my clients to: make sense of their feelings, not feel alone, hurt less, re-frame their life narratives, develop healthy coping skills, and feel more confident. I specialize in life transitions, grief, loss, health issues, depression, anxiety, family conflicts, immigration issues, domestic violence/abuse, and death & dying. Typically, my clients decide to work with me because they trust me to guide them toward a place of peace and hope.
(925) 962-5207
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Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
Counseling can help you through challenging times and be life changing. I have dedicated myself to helping adults with serious life challenges by providing therapy and education to empower my clients to: make sense of their feelings, not feel alone, hurt less, re-frame their life narratives, develop healthy coping skills, and feel more confident. I specialize in life transitions, grief, loss, health issues, depression, anxiety, family conflicts, immigration issues, domestic violence/abuse, and death & dying. Typically, my clients decide to work with me because they trust me to guide them toward a place of peace and hope.
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Ari Oklan
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
I use a warm, down-to-earth approach in my work with children, teens, adults and couples. I collaborate with clients to develop a whole view of challenges and strengths, which is informed by my wide breadth of clinical experience across the lifespan. I have expertise in working with infants and parents, developmental disabilities, trauma, and both anticipated and unexpected crises across all ages. I integrate these perspectives so that I can attune to your needs and provide responsive support. My hope is to help you water the seeds of your inner strengths, push through stuck situations, and live with more connectedness and vitality.
(510) 298-3299
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Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
I use a warm, down-to-earth approach in my work with children, teens, adults and couples. I collaborate with clients to develop a whole view of challenges and strengths, which is informed by my wide breadth of clinical experience across the lifespan. I have expertise in working with infants and parents, developmental disabilities, trauma, and both anticipated and unexpected crises across all ages. I integrate these perspectives so that I can attune to your needs and provide responsive support. My hope is to help you water the seeds of your inner strengths, push through stuck situations, and live with more connectedness and vitality.
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Laura Frame
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, PhD Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
Growth, change and transformation happen in the context of crucial relationships in our lives. We also experience pain, loss, absence, fear, shame, and more within those relationships – as children and as adults. Our life experiences, intertwined with our cultural background and unique neurobiology, lead us to become who we are, but may not lead us to become who we want to be. Psychotherapy offers an opportunity to create lives and relationships that are more satisfying and in which we feel more alive.
(510) 399-2147
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Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
Growth, change and transformation happen in the context of crucial relationships in our lives. We also experience pain, loss, absence, fear, shame, and more within those relationships – as children and as adults. Our life experiences, intertwined with our cultural background and unique neurobiology, lead us to become who we are, but may not lead us to become who we want to be. Psychotherapy offers an opportunity to create lives and relationships that are more satisfying and in which we feel more alive.

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