Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA, PPSC Verified
Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
I have been involved with and supporting the LGBTIQQA community for over 2 decades now. I am an advocate and ally and believe people are more than just a label. I am a gender therapist, serving the transgender & gender fluid community exclusively. I can support you through the SRS process or any transition you desire to make in your life.
Gay Allied
(925) 961-3440
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Gay Allied
I have been involved with and supporting the LGBTIQQA community for over 2 decades now. I am an advocate and ally and believe people are more than just a label. I am a gender therapist, serving the transgender & gender fluid community exclusively. I can support you through the SRS process or any transition you desire to make in your life.
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Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, AMFT, APCC Verified
Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Emma is currently not accepting new clients. Please email her to get on her waitlist. Emma (she/her) works with individuals, couples, teens, children, and therapeutic movement groups. Her areas of interests include working with trauma (relational, shock, ancestral, and vicarious); healing from attachment wounds; recovery; grief; anxiety; radical self-love and acceptance; and finding paths to vitality, joy, and ritual in everyday life. Coming from a blended family that is White, Black, Latinx, and Jewish, Emma is also passionate about helping individuals and families navigate identify dynamics in nontraditional family systems.
Gay Allied
(925) 948-8949
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Gay Allied
Emma is currently not accepting new clients. Please email her to get on her waitlist. Emma (she/her) works with individuals, couples, teens, children, and therapeutic movement groups. Her areas of interests include working with trauma (relational, shock, ancestral, and vicarious); healing from attachment wounds; recovery; grief; anxiety; radical self-love and acceptance; and finding paths to vitality, joy, and ritual in everyday life. Coming from a blended family that is White, Black, Latinx, and Jewish, Emma is also passionate about helping individuals and families navigate identify dynamics in nontraditional family systems.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
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.
Gay Allied
(925) 403-4740
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Gay Allied
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.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Trying to make something work by pretending to feel, think or act in ways that go against how you really feel is exhausting to the body, mind and your spirit. This realization can feel very uncomfortable. However, it is the door to finding both your aliveness and yourself as you investigate what you really feel and think about the situations that are distressing in yourself, family and work situations. I'd like to help you make the actual changes that you need to make. I help you find and focus on what is actually alive in you. All sessions are TeleHealth that creates a safe environment in the convenience of your home or office.
Gay Allied
(925) 948-8811
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Gay Allied
Trying to make something work by pretending to feel, think or act in ways that go against how you really feel is exhausting to the body, mind and your spirit. This realization can feel very uncomfortable. However, it is the door to finding both your aliveness and yourself as you investigate what you really feel and think about the situations that are distressing in yourself, family and work situations. I'd like to help you make the actual changes that you need to make. I help you find and focus on what is actually alive in you. All sessions are TeleHealth that creates a safe environment in the convenience of your home or office.
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Office is near:
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Recovery Happens Counseling Services is a provider of high-quality outpatient treatment and intensive outpatient treatment for people in all stages of alcohol and substance use - from experimentation to addiction. Our commitment is to work closely with the individual and family to help the client become drug-free and to illuminate and treat the underpinning issues which supported emotional dysregulation and addiction. We believe that any chemical is potentially harmful, substance abuse is an emotional illness and biochemical disease, it can impact any family at any time, and that recovery requires support to the whole family.
Gay Allied
(916) 526-3934
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Gay Allied
Recovery Happens Counseling Services is a provider of high-quality outpatient treatment and intensive outpatient treatment for people in all stages of alcohol and substance use - from experimentation to addiction. Our commitment is to work closely with the individual and family to help the client become drug-free and to illuminate and treat the underpinning issues which supported emotional dysregulation and addiction. We believe that any chemical is potentially harmful, substance abuse is an emotional illness and biochemical disease, it can impact any family at any time, and that recovery requires support to the whole family.
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Psychologist, PhD, RN Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
My perspective embraces self-awareness as one of the main instruments in helping free up trauma. Fuller awareness removes the fear of the unknown, gives us distance from distress and the ability to disconnect from automatic behaviors that perpetuate negative reactions and feelings. In the words of international trauma experts “its teaching our clients how to focus on new stimuli they normally might not have noticed...” with “conscious inhibition of old responses”(Jana Fisher and Pat Ogden, March 2011). The intricacies of our humanness prevents freedom from all depression, anxiety, neurosis and traumatic bodily sensations. Yet.....
Gay Allied
(510) 470-6907
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Gay Allied
My perspective embraces self-awareness as one of the main instruments in helping free up trauma. Fuller awareness removes the fear of the unknown, gives us distance from distress and the ability to disconnect from automatic behaviors that perpetuate negative reactions and feelings. In the words of international trauma experts “its teaching our clients how to focus on new stimuli they normally might not have noticed...” with “conscious inhibition of old responses”(Jana Fisher and Pat Ogden, March 2011). The intricacies of our humanness prevents freedom from all depression, anxiety, neurosis and traumatic bodily sensations. Yet.....
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
I provide therapy for individuals & teens dealing with anxiety, depression, and trauma. I help to identify negative narratives, defensive mechanisms, and the inner critic. I work in tandem with couples experiencing disconnect, communication issues, and the aftermath of affairs. In my work, I provide a safe space to express emotions, offer a compassionate, warm and non-judgmental support, and I believe that everyone is different and individually tailor therapy for my clients. As I assist you through your therapeutic process, together we work towards personal growth, personal empowerment, love, and self-acceptance.
Gay Allied
(925) 378-4165
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Gay Allied
I provide therapy for individuals & teens dealing with anxiety, depression, and trauma. I help to identify negative narratives, defensive mechanisms, and the inner critic. I work in tandem with couples experiencing disconnect, communication issues, and the aftermath of affairs. In my work, I provide a safe space to express emotions, offer a compassionate, warm and non-judgmental support, and I believe that everyone is different and individually tailor therapy for my clients. As I assist you through your therapeutic process, together we work towards personal growth, personal empowerment, love, and self-acceptance.
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
I enjoy working with adolescents and adults with a wide range of presenting concerns. I provide both individual and family psychotherapy, as well as conduct psychological testing. I work within a collaborative model, integrating treatment techniques to develop individualized interventions. I develop specific goals together with clients and their families, and work closely with physicians and other referring professionals to coordinate treatment. I have particular expertise in treating sexual abuse and trauma, depression and bipolar disorders, and adolescent behavioral and emotional disturbances.
Gay Allied
(925) 603-3975
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Gay Allied
I enjoy working with adolescents and adults with a wide range of presenting concerns. I provide both individual and family psychotherapy, as well as conduct psychological testing. I work within a collaborative model, integrating treatment techniques to develop individualized interventions. I develop specific goals together with clients and their families, and work closely with physicians and other referring professionals to coordinate treatment. I have particular expertise in treating sexual abuse and trauma, depression and bipolar disorders, and adolescent behavioral and emotional disturbances.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Hi, I've been in practice for 36 years, I work best with adults. My areas of interest are individual and couple therapy. Specific areas are stress disorders, sexual problems, substance abuse , relationship problems, depression and anxiety disorders and coaching. I look at where you are emotionally, nutritionally, your physical fitness level and medical status.I do an evaluation and design a treatment plan to reach your goals.
Gay Allied
(925) 275-5487
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Gay Allied
Hi, I've been in practice for 36 years, I work best with adults. My areas of interest are individual and couple therapy. Specific areas are stress disorders, sexual problems, substance abuse , relationship problems, depression and anxiety disorders and coaching. I look at where you are emotionally, nutritionally, your physical fitness level and medical status.I do an evaluation and design a treatment plan to reach your goals.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
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.
Gay Allied
(925) 233-4515
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Gay Allied
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.
Psychologist, PhD, CST Verified
Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Who would you be if you were all that you can be? The ability to be fully yourself, comfortable in your own skin, enjoying your relationships - these possibilities are in you, no matter how great the obstacles you have met in your life. I can help! Working together, we will build on your strengths, heal your relationship with yourself, and create lasting change. * Warm, caring and knowledgeable...this is a safe, compassionate space to explore the difficult places and experiences in your life, and find healing and growth.
Gay Allied
(855) 474-0472
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Gay Allied
Who would you be if you were all that you can be? The ability to be fully yourself, comfortable in your own skin, enjoying your relationships - these possibilities are in you, no matter how great the obstacles you have met in your life. I can help! Working together, we will build on your strengths, heal your relationship with yourself, and create lasting change. * Warm, caring and knowledgeable...this is a safe, compassionate space to explore the difficult places and experiences in your life, and find healing and growth.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Online support via phone or Zoom for individuals and groups for coping with the coronavirus pandemic. We are in this together and I can help you to feel less anxious, and more resilient and connected. I also help successful women and couples. Women, everyone believes you have it all together, but inside you know differently. Stress hits at the worst moments. A rude coworker or a nasty comment from your partner shatters you. At home your romance needs a tune up. But you don’t have the confidence to rock the boat. I help women just like you rediscover their strength and intuition and live bigger, more powerful lives!
Gay Allied
(925) 429-8023
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Gay Allied
Online support via phone or Zoom for individuals and groups for coping with the coronavirus pandemic. We are in this together and I can help you to feel less anxious, and more resilient and connected. I also help successful women and couples. Women, everyone believes you have it all together, but inside you know differently. Stress hits at the worst moments. A rude coworker or a nasty comment from your partner shatters you. At home your romance needs a tune up. But you don’t have the confidence to rock the boat. I help women just like you rediscover their strength and intuition and live bigger, more powerful lives!
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
I believe that we are all intrinsically motivated to move towards health--physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Whether I am working with children, teens, or adults, I partner with my clients to better understand them as cultural beings and how their uniqueness is impacted by their experiences in the world. I offer a warm, nurturing, and accepting style and show deep interest in an authentic therapeutic relationship. My goal is to support my clients towards insight and overall balance.
Gay Allied
(510) 863-1459
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Gay Allied
I believe that we are all intrinsically motivated to move towards health--physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Whether I am working with children, teens, or adults, I partner with my clients to better understand them as cultural beings and how their uniqueness is impacted by their experiences in the world. I offer a warm, nurturing, and accepting style and show deep interest in an authentic therapeutic relationship. My goal is to support my clients towards insight and overall balance.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
I know how desperate you feel, having the same fight again and again with no resolution. You try harder, but your partner just seems to sabotage you. So you fight back, "lose it," and feel guilty. You reminisce about the past, hoping the future will get better. If this vignette strikes a chord, please know that I specialize in relationships at "marital death's doorstep." Grandiosity, rage, and shame become empathy, cooperation, and mutual respect. Hope and love do flourish again. This is a big promise, so call for a free 20-minute phone consultation. A happier life is out there.
Gay Allied
(925) 588-4777
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Gay Allied
I know how desperate you feel, having the same fight again and again with no resolution. You try harder, but your partner just seems to sabotage you. So you fight back, "lose it," and feel guilty. You reminisce about the past, hoping the future will get better. If this vignette strikes a chord, please know that I specialize in relationships at "marital death's doorstep." Grandiosity, rage, and shame become empathy, cooperation, and mutual respect. Hope and love do flourish again. This is a big promise, so call for a free 20-minute phone consultation. A happier life is out there.
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
As I am aware that the process of searching for a therapist can be overwhelming, I would like to commend you for taking this first step. You will find that I provide a warm, respectful environment which will make it more comfortable for you to engage in the process of understanding yourself and your relationships more deeply and fully. I believe that each person is unique, and, together, with genuine curiosity and a safe atmosphere, we will uncover your individual needs.
Gay Allied
(925) 765-9036
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Gay Allied
As I am aware that the process of searching for a therapist can be overwhelming, I would like to commend you for taking this first step. You will find that I provide a warm, respectful environment which will make it more comfortable for you to engage in the process of understanding yourself and your relationships more deeply and fully. I believe that each person is unique, and, together, with genuine curiosity and a safe atmosphere, we will uncover your individual needs.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Are you dealing with high stress, grief, loss, trauma? Have you been experiencing anxiety, trouble sleeping, feeling depressed or overwhelmed? Would you like to gain control over the fear, anxiety, stress, or trauma? Would you like to develop strong coping skills to empower yourself & build confidence & self-esteem? Depression and PTSD don't always look the way described in media. If something feels off, you just don't feel like yourself, your mood has changed, energy is low, or you feel hopeless please reach out for a free consultation. We can create a customized treatment plan to address your specific areas of concern.
Gay Allied
(925) 403-4780
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Office is near:
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Gay Allied
Are you dealing with high stress, grief, loss, trauma? Have you been experiencing anxiety, trouble sleeping, feeling depressed or overwhelmed? Would you like to gain control over the fear, anxiety, stress, or trauma? Would you like to develop strong coping skills to empower yourself & build confidence & self-esteem? Depression and PTSD don't always look the way described in media. If something feels off, you just don't feel like yourself, your mood has changed, energy is low, or you feel hopeless please reach out for a free consultation. We can create a customized treatment plan to address your specific areas of concern.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MEd, MFT, NCC Verified
Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Are you having trouble functioning? Are you experiencing insomnia, sadness, anxiety? Everyone faces life challenges at some point. It is helpful to talk to an empathetic professional trained to help you develop new perspectives. I have over 20 years experience helping clients make changes and heal and provide a confidential, supportive environment for doing so. Some specialized tools that I offer in addition to talk therapy are Guided Imagery, Hypnosis,Mindfulness and Relaxation exercises. These can reduce your stress and are beneficial physically and emotionally. Clients describe me as genuine, warm, and professional.
Gay Allied
(925) 308-5922
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Gay Allied
Are you having trouble functioning? Are you experiencing insomnia, sadness, anxiety? Everyone faces life challenges at some point. It is helpful to talk to an empathetic professional trained to help you develop new perspectives. I have over 20 years experience helping clients make changes and heal and provide a confidential, supportive environment for doing so. Some specialized tools that I offer in addition to talk therapy are Guided Imagery, Hypnosis,Mindfulness and Relaxation exercises. These can reduce your stress and are beneficial physically and emotionally. Clients describe me as genuine, warm, and professional.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Do you feel overwhelmed by intense emotions? Have you been told that you're too sensitive, or that you should have "gotten over" a loss? Does anxiety or low self-esteem get in the way of working with colleagues, enjoying your partner, or meeting someone new? Maybe you procrastinate and make excuses, or relentlessly criticize yourself. I can help. For more that 25 years, I've been providing psychotherapy to individuals with concerns like yours.
Gay Allied
(510) 528-4330
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Gay Allied
Do you feel overwhelmed by intense emotions? Have you been told that you're too sensitive, or that you should have "gotten over" a loss? Does anxiety or low self-esteem get in the way of working with colleagues, enjoying your partner, or meeting someone new? Maybe you procrastinate and make excuses, or relentlessly criticize yourself. I can help. For more that 25 years, I've been providing psychotherapy to individuals with concerns like yours.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Having worked with couples and families for over 20 years, I know what works! I have worked with the most challenging relationship and family dynamic issues where others have given up. With a friendly and direct approach, I help couples and families develop communication skills that actually work. I always embrace a great challenge!
Gay Allied
(925) 400-7785
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Gay Allied
Having worked with couples and families for over 20 years, I know what works! I have worked with the most challenging relationship and family dynamic issues where others have given up. With a friendly and direct approach, I help couples and families develop communication skills that actually work. I always embrace a great challenge!
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Searching online for a therapist is not easy but finding a good fit is essential to feel safe and get the most out of your effort, time, and money. I work collaboratively and actively with adolescents, adults, and couples. We will work together to recognize and develop your strengths, to understand and change unproductive or painful patterns, and to help you gain relief from suffering. I emphasize safety, respect, honesty, and compassion for self and others. I offer a free initial phone consultation. If I am unable to help, I will try to provide you with referrals to others.
Gay Allied
(415) 508-7664
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Gay Allied
Searching online for a therapist is not easy but finding a good fit is essential to feel safe and get the most out of your effort, time, and money. I work collaboratively and actively with adolescents, adults, and couples. We will work together to recognize and develop your strengths, to understand and change unproductive or painful patterns, and to help you gain relief from suffering. I emphasize safety, respect, honesty, and compassion for self and others. I offer a free initial phone consultation. If I am unable to help, I will try to provide you with referrals to others.

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If you're gay or are looking for help with being gay in 94596 or for an 94596 gay therapist, these professionals provide therapy for gays in 94596 and counseling for gays or gay clients. Not all those listed here are gay themselves. They are sensitive to the gay lifestyle in 94596 or 94596 homosexual life, including gay couples, gay marriage in 94596, gay teens and gay parenting. Counseling may include LGBT Counseling in 94596, LGBTQ or 94596 GLBT Counseling.

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Therapists in 94596 are able to work with a wide range of issues and communities, including the BIPOC community in 94596. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in 94596

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in 94596 you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in 94596 and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in 94596 or family therapy in 94596.