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.
Humanistic
(510) 567-4222
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Humanistic
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 Associate, MA, CPT, AMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Therapy with me will have you leaving my office with tangible ways, for you or you and your loved ones, to facilitate changes in what you want in your life from the very first session. I will challenge you hard but with compassion. I enjoy helping people develop an enthusiasm for the process of self-discovery and healing. I make authentic contact with people help them cultivate a taste for their own Truths while making space to grieve the loss of old ways or relating to people and the world around them. I see starting therapy is a sign of intelligence.
Humanistic
(925) 232-0438
Verified
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Humanistic
Therapy with me will have you leaving my office with tangible ways, for you or you and your loved ones, to facilitate changes in what you want in your life from the very first session. I will challenge you hard but with compassion. I enjoy helping people develop an enthusiasm for the process of self-discovery and healing. I make authentic contact with people help them cultivate a taste for their own Truths while making space to grieve the loss of old ways or relating to people and the world around them. I see starting therapy is a sign of intelligence.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA, BA Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
I specialize in working with couples, parenting, parents with special needs children, young adults and grandparents. Family conflict, divorce, blended families who are undergoing a wide range of emotional, behavioral, academic, and relational issues need support and tools. Retirement, aging, caring for aging parents, caring for ill-loved ones, coping with life threatening illness and grief and loss are also important issues impacting life and family. Therapy can bring understanding, increase communication and create healthy relationships, life transitions and families.
Humanistic
(925) 357-9935
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Humanistic
I specialize in working with couples, parenting, parents with special needs children, young adults and grandparents. Family conflict, divorce, blended families who are undergoing a wide range of emotional, behavioral, academic, and relational issues need support and tools. Retirement, aging, caring for aging parents, caring for ill-loved ones, coping with life threatening illness and grief and loss are also important issues impacting life and family. Therapy can bring understanding, increase communication and create healthy relationships, life transitions and families.
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
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.
Humanistic
(415) 508-7664
Verified
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Humanistic
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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Psychologist, MA, PsyD Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Many of us feel alone with our suffering and haven't been taught how to address it. I find that a compassionate focus on the parts of us that suffer brings meaningful change. At some point we eventually discover we've developed behaviors that were once adaptive or self-protective but no longer serve us, or that we are in relationships that bring emotional strain. I use a Jungian and relational technique, with the attempt to stay focused on emotions in the present while uncovering the depths of the unconscious and buried past traumas.
Humanistic
(925) 900-5180
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Humanistic
Many of us feel alone with our suffering and haven't been taught how to address it. I find that a compassionate focus on the parts of us that suffer brings meaningful change. At some point we eventually discover we've developed behaviors that were once adaptive or self-protective but no longer serve us, or that we are in relationships that bring emotional strain. I use a Jungian and relational technique, with the attempt to stay focused on emotions in the present while uncovering the depths of the unconscious and buried past traumas.
Photo of Michelle Pair, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Many are unsure if they have an addiction, or if they really are an alcoholic. Sometimes you drink too much, have regrets the next day, feel embarrassed about losing control and worry about your health. Drinking and using to numb the pain leaves you feeling very alone. You are sick of hiding, of keeping secrets. Should you stop altogether or figure out how to moderate? I can help this exploration in a non-judgmental way to find answers. Many people in recovery are often disappointed their ‘problems’ are not fixed; they feel stuck, depressed and anxious and relationship challenges persist.
Humanistic
(925) 800-6114
Verified
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Humanistic
Many are unsure if they have an addiction, or if they really are an alcoholic. Sometimes you drink too much, have regrets the next day, feel embarrassed about losing control and worry about your health. Drinking and using to numb the pain leaves you feeling very alone. You are sick of hiding, of keeping secrets. Should you stop altogether or figure out how to moderate? I can help this exploration in a non-judgmental way to find answers. Many people in recovery are often disappointed their ‘problems’ are not fixed; they feel stuck, depressed and anxious and relationship challenges persist.
Photo of Vivian B Andrews, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
I have seen that much of the pain in my clients stems from the emotional or physical stress that is too much for the nervous system. Every person’s experience of events can be different; therefore, the same event/emotion/stress has unique impacts on the person. I approach my work with clients in a very individual way, listening to who they are by clearly understanding both their intellectual and their emotional aspects, and have a strong steady belief in the client's own inner wisdom.
Humanistic
(510) 858-2646
Verified
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Humanistic
I have seen that much of the pain in my clients stems from the emotional or physical stress that is too much for the nervous system. Every person’s experience of events can be different; therefore, the same event/emotion/stress has unique impacts on the person. I approach my work with clients in a very individual way, listening to who they are by clearly understanding both their intellectual and their emotional aspects, and have a strong steady belief in the client's own inner wisdom.
Photo of Sarah Koch-Schiller, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
In our culture there is little space devoted to exploring illness, death and dying, and grief. We often turn away from the impending reality of death because it can be frightening to think about our own mortality. This serves us well until we experience a medical diagnosis or trauma that changes the way we live in the world. My role as a therapist is to join with you on this journey of exploration, facing complicated emotions that arise, like feeling alone, uncertain, angry, or sad.
Humanistic
(628) 216-2060
Verified
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Humanistic
In our culture there is little space devoted to exploring illness, death and dying, and grief. We often turn away from the impending reality of death because it can be frightening to think about our own mortality. This serves us well until we experience a medical diagnosis or trauma that changes the way we live in the world. My role as a therapist is to join with you on this journey of exploration, facing complicated emotions that arise, like feeling alone, uncertain, angry, or sad.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Life is full of unexpected events and struggles, which are sometimes overwhelming. I strive to create a safe and welcoming environment where children, adolescents, and adults feel comfortable to explore ways to achieve their goals. Having a person who listens with no judgment, who cares, and who can help you gain some perspective and insight is extremely valuable. Together we will create a plan that will allow you to regain a sense of empowerment, purpose, and happiness in your life.
Humanistic
(925) 239-4402
Verified
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Humanistic
Life is full of unexpected events and struggles, which are sometimes overwhelming. I strive to create a safe and welcoming environment where children, adolescents, and adults feel comfortable to explore ways to achieve their goals. Having a person who listens with no judgment, who cares, and who can help you gain some perspective and insight is extremely valuable. Together we will create a plan that will allow you to regain a sense of empowerment, purpose, and happiness in your life.
Photo of Lee Embrey, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Dr. Embrey has practiced psychotherapy in Europe for 15 years and in California since 1990, emphasizing the possibilities of making life better. He has been educated in England and Sweden as well as his doctorate in California. Many choices in life are difficult. Trying to understand our choices, what motivates them and seeing clearly the patterns of our life is the start of choosing a new direction for ourselves or our relationships. I understand how to produce change. I work with individuals and couples mostly, with the utmost care, respect and consideration of situations we find ourselves in.
Humanistic
(925) 945-1860
Verified
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Humanistic
Dr. Embrey has practiced psychotherapy in Europe for 15 years and in California since 1990, emphasizing the possibilities of making life better. He has been educated in England and Sweden as well as his doctorate in California. Many choices in life are difficult. Trying to understand our choices, what motivates them and seeing clearly the patterns of our life is the start of choosing a new direction for ourselves or our relationships. I understand how to produce change. I work with individuals and couples mostly, with the utmost care, respect and consideration of situations we find ourselves in.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
As a cognitive-behavioral and solution-focused therapist, my goal is to help children, teens and young adults uncover their true potential and lead lives that are more enjoyable, peaceful and worth celebrating. Although I see a range of issues in my practice, I specialize in treating anxious children and teens who have intense difficulty managing strong or dangerous feelings. I offer parenting support to help improve the often strained relationships within the family. In addition, I work with young adults to help negotiate the challenges that present during this transitional time such as independence, personal identity and life goals.
Humanistic
(510) 205-5424
Verified
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Humanistic
As a cognitive-behavioral and solution-focused therapist, my goal is to help children, teens and young adults uncover their true potential and lead lives that are more enjoyable, peaceful and worth celebrating. Although I see a range of issues in my practice, I specialize in treating anxious children and teens who have intense difficulty managing strong or dangerous feelings. I offer parenting support to help improve the often strained relationships within the family. In addition, I work with young adults to help negotiate the challenges that present during this transitional time such as independence, personal identity and life goals.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
I've worked successfully with adults and adolescents for 20+ years. Many therapists are seasoned and technically sound, but to many clients, something still feels lacking. I receive repeated feedback regarding clients' appreciation of my nonjudgemental support and guidance, my ability to understand the great shame people feel about their relationships and lives. I have a knack for forming trusting relationships with teens, allowing them to experience open communication, which, over time, tends to replicate itself within the family system. I can help you with feelings of insecurity, anxiety, depression. I understand addiction issues and treatment strategies that work.
Humanistic
(925) 308-5937
Verified
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Humanistic
I've worked successfully with adults and adolescents for 20+ years. Many therapists are seasoned and technically sound, but to many clients, something still feels lacking. I receive repeated feedback regarding clients' appreciation of my nonjudgemental support and guidance, my ability to understand the great shame people feel about their relationships and lives. I have a knack for forming trusting relationships with teens, allowing them to experience open communication, which, over time, tends to replicate itself within the family system. I can help you with feelings of insecurity, anxiety, depression. I understand addiction issues and treatment strategies that work.
Photo of Kerri Green, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
I specialize in trauma, PTSD, the “inner critic,” low self-esteem, making life change, and adults abused as children. With Somatic Psychotherapy, EMDR, and other mindfulness-based modalities, we can work together to address and resolve traumatic memories so they no longer block your life potential. Unprocessed traumatic memories can get “stuck” in the body’s nervous system, and can influence how we live our lives in the present. If you’ve noticed yourself having exaggerated responses to everyday life stressors, or feeling paralyzed to make change, it’s possible you’re responding from old, automatic survival mechanisms.
Humanistic
(510) 992-4039
Verified
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Humanistic
I specialize in trauma, PTSD, the “inner critic,” low self-esteem, making life change, and adults abused as children. With Somatic Psychotherapy, EMDR, and other mindfulness-based modalities, we can work together to address and resolve traumatic memories so they no longer block your life potential. Unprocessed traumatic memories can get “stuck” in the body’s nervous system, and can influence how we live our lives in the present. If you’ve noticed yourself having exaggerated responses to everyday life stressors, or feeling paralyzed to make change, it’s possible you’re responding from old, automatic survival mechanisms.
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Psychologist, PsyD, MA, MBA Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
I work with children, adolescents, and adults. It is my goal to work in partnership with you and the appropriate family and community members to consider all factors which may be influencing your mental health and well being. Together we will design a plan to support your own resilience and innate healing response. My philosophy is more pragmatic, than theoretical. The focus is not merely on the treatment of symptoms of the disorder, but on achieving health, and a renewed sense of purpose, meaning, and joy. I strive to provide responsive and effective assistance with compassion and respect.
Humanistic
(925) 308-9243
Verified
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Humanistic
I work with children, adolescents, and adults. It is my goal to work in partnership with you and the appropriate family and community members to consider all factors which may be influencing your mental health and well being. Together we will design a plan to support your own resilience and innate healing response. My philosophy is more pragmatic, than theoretical. The focus is not merely on the treatment of symptoms of the disorder, but on achieving health, and a renewed sense of purpose, meaning, and joy. I strive to provide responsive and effective assistance with compassion and respect.
Photo of Catherine Valdez, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, MFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
You may be feeling overwhelmed with feelings of sadness, worry, loss, despair, anger, fear, or confusion. These feelings may be personal or within your relationships. My goal is to provide a safe, non-judgemental place where we can work together to understand the meaning of your experience and how to realize your goals for a happier life and for loving relationships. I have 30 ears of experience working with individual and relationship issues such as emotional problems, communication, parenting, illness, grief, addiction, and intimacy issues.
Humanistic
(510) 878-5325
Verified
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Humanistic
You may be feeling overwhelmed with feelings of sadness, worry, loss, despair, anger, fear, or confusion. These feelings may be personal or within your relationships. My goal is to provide a safe, non-judgemental place where we can work together to understand the meaning of your experience and how to realize your goals for a happier life and for loving relationships. I have 30 ears of experience working with individual and relationship issues such as emotional problems, communication, parenting, illness, grief, addiction, and intimacy issues.
Photo of Rebecca Kraus, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
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. 
Humanistic
(510) 466-1447
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Humanistic
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. 
Photo of Jamie Anderson, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Hosts group in:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Whether you are concerned about a child, facing a big life transition yourself, or making sense of other challenges, my genuine demeanor and welcoming way of being can help you feel more comfortable as you determine which counseling services might be best for you and your family. I work with people of all ages and from all walks of life, and specialize in working with children, young people, and families to minimize conflict, support personal growth, increase choices, make changes, and strengthen a sense of connectedness and well-being.
Humanistic
(925) 588-7738
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Humanistic
Whether you are concerned about a child, facing a big life transition yourself, or making sense of other challenges, my genuine demeanor and welcoming way of being can help you feel more comfortable as you determine which counseling services might be best for you and your family. I work with people of all ages and from all walks of life, and specialize in working with children, young people, and families to minimize conflict, support personal growth, increase choices, make changes, and strengthen a sense of connectedness and well-being.
Photo of Lynn Davilla Shields, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
I work with individuals, couples and families that are ready for help and wanting to make a change in their life. For over 20 years I've treated depression, anxiety, eating disorders, relationship problems, as well as difficulties stemming from past abuse or trauma. I do not have a one size fits all philosophy of psychotherapy. I have been trained in Psychodynamic, Cognitive Behavioral, Dialectical Behavioral, Family Systems as well as other methods of therapy; and I draw on whatever techniques and methods work best for each unique individual or individuals with whom I'm working.
Humanistic
(925) 231-3381
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Humanistic
I work with individuals, couples and families that are ready for help and wanting to make a change in their life. For over 20 years I've treated depression, anxiety, eating disorders, relationship problems, as well as difficulties stemming from past abuse or trauma. I do not have a one size fits all philosophy of psychotherapy. I have been trained in Psychodynamic, Cognitive Behavioral, Dialectical Behavioral, Family Systems as well as other methods of therapy; and I draw on whatever techniques and methods work best for each unique individual or individuals with whom I'm working.
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.
Humanistic
(510) 675-7070
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Humanistic
Do you feel like you’ve tried everything with your teen, but they struggle to benefit from traditional talk therapy? Are you looking for a new creative way to deal with difficulties in life and get in touch with your best self? As an art therapist, I incorporate talk therapy with art making to help my clients unlock their creative potential, look at problems with fresh eyes, and develop new coping skills for dealing with difficult emotions. If you or your child is feeling blocked by past trauma, stuck in destructive patterns, or overwhelmed by depression or anxiety, then I encourage you to reach out. You are not alone.
Photo of Lee Marchesani, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
In a warm, genuine, and respectful environment, I help clients to alleviate symptoms of depression, anxiety, and stress, create and maintain satisfying relationships, work through issues of grief and loss, trauma, and resolve the often-debilitating symptoms of PTSD. I am experienced in helping clients resolve family of origin problems, relational and family issues, and enhancing communication skills. In collaboration with clients, I use a variety of techniques tailored to meet clients' needs and to help clients achieve their goals. I am trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing).
Humanistic
(855) 520-7673
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Humanistic
In a warm, genuine, and respectful environment, I help clients to alleviate symptoms of depression, anxiety, and stress, create and maintain satisfying relationships, work through issues of grief and loss, trauma, and resolve the often-debilitating symptoms of PTSD. I am experienced in helping clients resolve family of origin problems, relational and family issues, and enhancing communication skills. In collaboration with clients, I use a variety of techniques tailored to meet clients' needs and to help clients achieve their goals. I am trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing).

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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 Lafayette or for a Lafayette 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 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.