Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
"Parents, if you need a safe place for your teen to talk through issues of depression, anxiety, and problems I can help. Teens relate to me as male role-model and since I am a younger therapist, they open up. I take Cigna and Medicare and have openings right now."
Humanistic
(510) 374-4821
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Humanistic
"Parents, if you need a safe place for your teen to talk through issues of depression, anxiety, and problems I can help. Teens relate to me as male role-model and since I am a younger therapist, they open up. I take Cigna and Medicare and have openings right now."
Isabel Diamond, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"Feeling stuck can be a disheartening and frustrating experience. Have you thought about your problem a lot, tried harder, blamed yourself, or tried numbing or distracting yourself? Therapy can help you feel better."
Humanistic
(510) 788-2195
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Humanistic
"Feeling stuck can be a disheartening and frustrating experience. Have you thought about your problem a lot, tried harder, blamed yourself, or tried numbing or distracting yourself? Therapy can help you feel better."
Michael Shaw, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
"The three core things I believe about psychotherapy: 1. People are inherently healthy. 2. Therapy is not just about symptoms. 3. There is nothing mysterious about whether therapy is working. Traditionally, psychotherapy has been associated with illness while emotional health has been left to the self-help movement. The theory I practice sees everyone as essentially healthy. As a result, there is no ceiling on "getting better." People with symptoms want to feel more like him or herself which I aim to accomplish as quickly as possible. Someone coping pretty well, however, might seek help to become more effective."
Humanistic
(424) 226-4543
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Humanistic
"The three core things I believe about psychotherapy: 1. People are inherently healthy. 2. Therapy is not just about symptoms. 3. There is nothing mysterious about whether therapy is working. Traditionally, psychotherapy has been associated with illness while emotional health has been left to the self-help movement. The theory I practice sees everyone as essentially healthy. As a result, there is no ceiling on "getting better." People with symptoms want to feel more like him or herself which I aim to accomplish as quickly as possible. Someone coping pretty well, however, might seek help to become more effective."
Ellen Case, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94618
"Has your life gone off track? Relationship issues causing distress? I help clients get to the root of their problems, transform sense of self, improve relationships, work life, and creativity, while building hope and self-confidence. My style is interactive, down-to-earth, collaborative, and respectful. I use relational, cognitive and attachment theory approaches; I ask meaningful questions, listen closely, and offer new perspectives. I also work to tailor a therapy plan that suits your unique core issues and goals. I look forward to talking with you about making deep, lasting and positive changes in your life."
Humanistic
(510) 972-1353
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Oakland, California 94618
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Humanistic
"Has your life gone off track? Relationship issues causing distress? I help clients get to the root of their problems, transform sense of self, improve relationships, work life, and creativity, while building hope and self-confidence. My style is interactive, down-to-earth, collaborative, and respectful. I use relational, cognitive and attachment theory approaches; I ask meaningful questions, listen closely, and offer new perspectives. I also work to tailor a therapy plan that suits your unique core issues and goals. I look forward to talking with you about making deep, lasting and positive changes in your life."
Rob Shapera, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"I can help you get unstuck from stagnation in your life by working through inner conflicts or ambivalence that may be blocking your progress. I can support you in navigating a challenging work, relationship, or life-stage transition. I can be your ally in identifying your authentic life passions, goals, calling, direction, and/or purpose, thereby realizing your full potential. If you are feeling stressed out, overwhelmed, over-worked, anxious, depressed, sad, grief-stricken, or disconnected from yourself/others, I can be your ally in finding balance, working with your challenging emotions, restoring calm and inner peace to your life, and finding your center again."
Humanistic
(510) 648-3345
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Humanistic
"I can help you get unstuck from stagnation in your life by working through inner conflicts or ambivalence that may be blocking your progress. I can support you in navigating a challenging work, relationship, or life-stage transition. I can be your ally in identifying your authentic life passions, goals, calling, direction, and/or purpose, thereby realizing your full potential. If you are feeling stressed out, overwhelmed, over-worked, anxious, depressed, sad, grief-stricken, or disconnected from yourself/others, I can be your ally in finding balance, working with your challenging emotions, restoring calm and inner peace to your life, and finding your center again."
Ellen Dekker, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94618
"Sometimes life brings us challenges that are difficult to negotiate on our own. My clinical approach can help you find new ways of experiencing yourself and approaching life's challenges. I have over 25 years of clinical experience working with individuals and couples. My approach is gentle and effective and includes psychodynamic, somatic, cognitive-behavioral and mindfulness therapy practices. I have specialized training in trauma & post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as well as anxiety and stress reduction."
Humanistic
(415) 448-6921
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Office is near:
Oakland, California 94618
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Humanistic
"Sometimes life brings us challenges that are difficult to negotiate on our own. My clinical approach can help you find new ways of experiencing yourself and approaching life's challenges. I have over 25 years of clinical experience working with individuals and couples. My approach is gentle and effective and includes psychodynamic, somatic, cognitive-behavioral and mindfulness therapy practices. I have specialized training in trauma & post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as well as anxiety and stress reduction."
Jim Rosati, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94618
"Move toward an authentic, more rewarding, life. Whether you're struggling with the same problems over and over, or just can't shake the feeling that something is missing from your life, my unique blend of supportive and exploratory psychotherapy can help. Uncover and change unconscious patterns of thinking, feeling, and relating that may have served you at one time in your life, but now block you from living with spontaneity, creativity, and zest."
Humanistic
(510) 698-9705
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Oakland, California 94618
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Humanistic
"Move toward an authentic, more rewarding, life. Whether you're struggling with the same problems over and over, or just can't shake the feeling that something is missing from your life, my unique blend of supportive and exploratory psychotherapy can help. Uncover and change unconscious patterns of thinking, feeling, and relating that may have served you at one time in your life, but now block you from living with spontaneity, creativity, and zest."
Gloria Namkung, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"Do you recognize some of these ways in which your or others' unhealthy anger gets expressed? Verbal abuse (yelling, cursing, insulting making threats, getting in people's faces). Emotional abuse (criticizing, putting down, intimidating). Physical aggression (hitting, shoving, slapping, kicking, choking, forcing sex). Property damage (breaking things, slamming doors, throwing objects). Internalization (stuffing feelings, seething, developing health problems, doing self-harm). Externalization (blaming others including intimate partners, bosses, co-workers, family, friends, the legal system)."
Humanistic
(510) 564-7199
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Humanistic
"Do you recognize some of these ways in which your or others' unhealthy anger gets expressed? Verbal abuse (yelling, cursing, insulting making threats, getting in people's faces). Emotional abuse (criticizing, putting down, intimidating). Physical aggression (hitting, shoving, slapping, kicking, choking, forcing sex). Property damage (breaking things, slamming doors, throwing objects). Internalization (stuffing feelings, seething, developing health problems, doing self-harm). Externalization (blaming others including intimate partners, bosses, co-workers, family, friends, the legal system)."
Lee Townsend, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94618
"I provide culturally sensitive, empirically validated psychotherapy services to individuals, couples and families, ranging from adolescents to seniors. I am committed to the therapeutic process as a collaborative journey and consider it a great privilege to be entrusted with my clients' most deeply-held thoughts and feelings. I am actively engaged with those who are grappling with issues of anxiety, depression, bereavement, relationship problems, life transitions, trauma, interpersonal difficulties and creative blocks, addressing my client's concerns in a humanistic and holistic manner that transcends preoccupation with pathology to work toward a life of deep meaning, creativity and interpersonal fulfillment."
Humanistic
(510) 684-9930
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Office is near:
Oakland, California 94618
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Humanistic
"I provide culturally sensitive, empirically validated psychotherapy services to individuals, couples and families, ranging from adolescents to seniors. I am committed to the therapeutic process as a collaborative journey and consider it a great privilege to be entrusted with my clients' most deeply-held thoughts and feelings. I am actively engaged with those who are grappling with issues of anxiety, depression, bereavement, relationship problems, life transitions, trauma, interpersonal difficulties and creative blocks, addressing my client's concerns in a humanistic and holistic manner that transcends preoccupation with pathology to work toward a life of deep meaning, creativity and interpersonal fulfillment."
Alexis Lowenstein, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94618
"I believe that healing is a process of letting go of what is not us - our learned ways of coping with life - so that our essence may express itself in the world more freely. Through following the wisdom of the body and spirit, a safe therapy relationship supports the organic movement towards wholeness that is waiting to unfold. I work with adults and children to help increase their felt sense of safety in their bodies and to support mental and emotional well-being. Together we can understand how early experiences create templates for relationship, and learn to shift and transform what no longer serves you."
Humanistic
(510) 768-7310
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Office is near:
Oakland, California 94618
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Humanistic
"I believe that healing is a process of letting go of what is not us - our learned ways of coping with life - so that our essence may express itself in the world more freely. Through following the wisdom of the body and spirit, a safe therapy relationship supports the organic movement towards wholeness that is waiting to unfold. I work with adults and children to help increase their felt sense of safety in their bodies and to support mental and emotional well-being. Together we can understand how early experiences create templates for relationship, and learn to shift and transform what no longer serves you."
Anne E Gimbel, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94618
"Life used to be easier! Perhaps you feel stuck in your relationships and you are not getting along with the people you see daily. Issues in life can be overwhelming and full of challenges. I begin by meeting you at your place of growth or healing, and whether trauma, abuse, grieving, recovery or life issues, we work together to overcome them. There is hope. Let me help you reach the goals and connections you deserve. With sensitivity and compassion, we work to determine what might be blocking your full potential and your feelings."
Humanistic
(760) 561-5421
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Office is near:
Oakland, California 94618
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Humanistic
"Life used to be easier! Perhaps you feel stuck in your relationships and you are not getting along with the people you see daily. Issues in life can be overwhelming and full of challenges. I begin by meeting you at your place of growth or healing, and whether trauma, abuse, grieving, recovery or life issues, we work together to overcome them. There is hope. Let me help you reach the goals and connections you deserve. With sensitivity and compassion, we work to determine what might be blocking your full potential and your feelings."
Blue Humming Therapy, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94618
"Blue Humming Therapy offers thoughtful mental health services to our clients and communities.We believe everyone deserves to receive the humanistic support and the best quality of mental wellness service.We compassionately work with our clients and communities.Blue Humming Therapy was formed by clinicians and staffs that represent very diverse ethnicities, races, cultures, ages, and values. We respect each background and value the uniqueness of individuals and we integrate all our knowledge and experience to treat mental difficulties."
Humanistic
(833) 300-0192
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Office is near:
Oakland, California 94618
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Humanistic
"Blue Humming Therapy offers thoughtful mental health services to our clients and communities.We believe everyone deserves to receive the humanistic support and the best quality of mental wellness service.We compassionately work with our clients and communities.Blue Humming Therapy was formed by clinicians and staffs that represent very diverse ethnicities, races, cultures, ages, and values. We respect each background and value the uniqueness of individuals and we integrate all our knowledge and experience to treat mental difficulties."
Kate Finney, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"Perhaps you are struggling with your partner right now, having the same fight over and over again. Or longing for an intimate relationship and feeling frustrated in your search. Maybe you are struggling to find a greater sense of direction in life. I have extensive experience working with relationship issues, life transitions, depression, anxiety, and grief. My approach to therapy is to help people gain access to their truth and authenticity. Through a collaborative and active therapeutic relationship, I endeavor to help clients identify what they want in life and the barriers that may be standing in their way."
Humanistic
(415) 801-0462
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Humanistic
"Perhaps you are struggling with your partner right now, having the same fight over and over again. Or longing for an intimate relationship and feeling frustrated in your search. Maybe you are struggling to find a greater sense of direction in life. I have extensive experience working with relationship issues, life transitions, depression, anxiety, and grief. My approach to therapy is to help people gain access to their truth and authenticity. Through a collaborative and active therapeutic relationship, I endeavor to help clients identify what they want in life and the barriers that may be standing in their way."
Tina Kopko, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, CGRS
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94618
"I help clients find what's blocking authenticity in relationship to themselves and others. Often we don't realize how the old hurts, bitterness, regret, shame and beliefs "contaminate" our communicate with others. The feeling underneath our message is also received by the other person. We tend to deny this fact, even though we see people reacting to us in unpredicted ways. I can help you uncover and process the non-verbal messages you are communicating, so that you can have honest, fulfilling and authentic relationships. I also help with depression, anxiety, grief and loss, life transitions, self-awareness and mindfulness."
Humanistic
(510) 606-9784
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Office is near:
Oakland, California 94618
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Humanistic
"I help clients find what's blocking authenticity in relationship to themselves and others. Often we don't realize how the old hurts, bitterness, regret, shame and beliefs "contaminate" our communicate with others. The feeling underneath our message is also received by the other person. We tend to deny this fact, even though we see people reacting to us in unpredicted ways. I can help you uncover and process the non-verbal messages you are communicating, so that you can have honest, fulfilling and authentic relationships. I also help with depression, anxiety, grief and loss, life transitions, self-awareness and mindfulness."
Walt Odets, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94618
"About three-quarters of my practice is devoted to individual therapy with gay men and counseling for gay couples. The remainder of my therapy hours are devoted to women, the parents of gay men, and others. I specialize in gay and bisexual issues, depression, anxiety, self-esteem, aging, trauma, personal isolation, relationships, intimacy, sex, HIV, and survivor issues. I have written extensively about the psychological and social issues of gay men and gay communities. My most recent book, released in June 2019 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (and Penguin in the U.K.), is "Out of the Shadows: Reimagining Gay Men's Lives." "
Humanistic
(510) 858-2863
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Oakland, California 94618
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Humanistic
"About three-quarters of my practice is devoted to individual therapy with gay men and counseling for gay couples. The remainder of my therapy hours are devoted to women, the parents of gay men, and others. I specialize in gay and bisexual issues, depression, anxiety, self-esteem, aging, trauma, personal isolation, relationships, intimacy, sex, HIV, and survivor issues. I have written extensively about the psychological and social issues of gay men and gay communities. My most recent book, released in June 2019 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (and Penguin in the U.K.), is "Out of the Shadows: Reimagining Gay Men's Lives." "
Shannon Brown-Stayer, Psychologist, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Piedmont, California 94618
"ASSERTIVENESS COACHING: GET WHAT YOU WANT AND IMPROVE RELATIONSHIPS Most of us don't like conflict. Some of us worry that by expressing our true feelings, we will be seen as selfish or confrontational. Fearing rejection, we push their needs aside, but are disappointed when we don't get what we want. This cycle can lead to withdrawal, resentment, anger, and depression. Being assertive is often confused with self-centeredness and aggression. Learning the difference can pave the way to greater self expression, and life satisfaction."
Humanistic
(510) 379-7973
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Office is near:
Piedmont, California 94618
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Humanistic
"ASSERTIVENESS COACHING: GET WHAT YOU WANT AND IMPROVE RELATIONSHIPS Most of us don't like conflict. Some of us worry that by expressing our true feelings, we will be seen as selfish or confrontational. Fearing rejection, we push their needs aside, but are disappointed when we don't get what we want. This cycle can lead to withdrawal, resentment, anger, and depression. Being assertive is often confused with self-centeredness and aggression. Learning the difference can pave the way to greater self expression, and life satisfaction."
Jeff Taylor, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
"I came to this field when I began my recovery 12 years ago, feeling that my lived experience would be greatly beneficial for others struggling to find new ways of being. I believe we all want to be our best selves, and have the capacity for real change. It is my honor to support and facilitate that process, working in genuine collaboration with my clients, and to offer unconditional respect and compassion through the transformation. We can work together on priorities you identify, in a way that suits you. ***I offer a free initial session***"
Humanistic
(510) 674-0587
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Humanistic
"I came to this field when I began my recovery 12 years ago, feeling that my lived experience would be greatly beneficial for others struggling to find new ways of being. I believe we all want to be our best selves, and have the capacity for real change. It is my honor to support and facilitate that process, working in genuine collaboration with my clients, and to offer unconditional respect and compassion through the transformation. We can work together on priorities you identify, in a way that suits you. ***I offer a free initial session***"
Rebecca Peng, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94618
"I believe that every individual possesses the innate desire to grow as well as the capacity to heal from traumas and painful life events. Sometimes a person needs extra help to approach life challenges with fresh perspectives and more effective strategies. I have worked extensively with adults, adolescents, and families dealing with emotional issues such as depression and anxiety, trauma, substance abuse, grief and loss, and problems in relationships. I combine several theoretical orientations in my practice and work well in strength-based and solution-focused approaches."
Humanistic
(415) 413-0418
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Office is near:
Oakland, California 94618
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Humanistic
"I believe that every individual possesses the innate desire to grow as well as the capacity to heal from traumas and painful life events. Sometimes a person needs extra help to approach life challenges with fresh perspectives and more effective strategies. I have worked extensively with adults, adolescents, and families dealing with emotional issues such as depression and anxiety, trauma, substance abuse, grief and loss, and problems in relationships. I combine several theoretical orientations in my practice and work well in strength-based and solution-focused approaches."
Gail P. Hunt, LCSW, BCD, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, BCD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94618
"Relationship issues? Everyone has them. Most everyone struggles with their fantasy of what a relationship should look like vs. their experience of the one they are in. Nothing is more difficult than maintaining a long-term, committed relationship. With forty-five years of psychotherapy practice, personal therapy, seminars, consultation and my own marriage, I understand relationships in a deep and meaningful way. With a sincere desire to make a difference, your relationship can absolutely change!"
Humanistic
(510) 500-9724
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Oakland, California 94618
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Humanistic
"Relationship issues? Everyone has them. Most everyone struggles with their fantasy of what a relationship should look like vs. their experience of the one they are in. Nothing is more difficult than maintaining a long-term, committed relationship. With forty-five years of psychotherapy practice, personal therapy, seminars, consultation and my own marriage, I understand relationships in a deep and meaningful way. With a sincere desire to make a difference, your relationship can absolutely change!"
David Shragai, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
"Do you want to improve your emotional well being or to learn how to deal more effectively with stress, anxiety, depression or addiction? Do you want to improve your relationship and communication with your partner? For over 30 years I've provided psychotherapy in a supportive, caring and safe atmosphere helping individuals and couples to address emotional difficulties and achieve a better quality of life."
Humanistic
(510) 746-8114
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Humanistic
"Do you want to improve your emotional well being or to learn how to deal more effectively with stress, anxiety, depression or addiction? Do you want to improve your relationship and communication with your partner? For over 30 years I've provided psychotherapy in a supportive, caring and safe atmosphere helping individuals and couples to address emotional difficulties and achieve a better quality of life."

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Humanistic Therapists
The humanistic method takes a positive view of human nature and emphasizes the uniqueness of the individual. Therapists in this tradition, who are interested in exploring the nature of creativity, love, and self-actualization, help clients realize their potential through change and self-directed growth.

If you're looking for Humanistic therapy in 94618 or for an 94618 Humanistic therapist these professionals provide humanistic psychology (or humanist psychology), humanistic therapy, humanistic psychotherapy and a humanistic psychology approach. They include Humanistic therapists, Humanistic psychologists, Humanistic psychotherapists and Humanistic counselors.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Oakland 94618 are able to work with a wide range of issues.

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in 94618 you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in 94618 and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in 94618 or family therapy in Oakland 94618.