Heather Burns, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94611
"It's hard to go it alone with painful feelings of confusion, guilt, sadness, anxiety or despair. I help you access and unravel internal knots related to work or school performance, conflictual relationships, gender and sexuality, addictive behaviors, struggles with self-care and body image, or a family history troubled by dysfunction, divorce, addiction, mental illness, abuse, unresolved conflict or estrangement from loved ones."
Humanistic
UnitedHealthcare
(855) 523-7141
Verified
Oakland, California 94611
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Humanistic
UnitedHealthcare
"It's hard to go it alone with painful feelings of confusion, guilt, sadness, anxiety or despair. I help you access and unravel internal knots related to work or school performance, conflictual relationships, gender and sexuality, addictive behaviors, struggles with self-care and body image, or a family history troubled by dysfunction, divorce, addiction, mental illness, abuse, unresolved conflict or estrangement from loved ones."
Dr. Jayn Rajandran PsyD / Jayn.Org, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, , LMFT, , IO, CGE, DTS
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94618
"Concierge therapy offered in Palo Alto, Rockridge & SF locations. You decide on the day, time, location, in-person or online. This modality is for busy professionals/students who want to graduate psychotherapy fast. Sessions are fun and focused. Most clients can graduate from therapy within 3-6 months for life transition problems. For severe trauma and mental health cases, it can a little longer. Specializing in teens, couples and individuals struggling with trauma, abuse, substances abuse, depression, anxiety, grief, suicide, trust, abandonment, severe mental health and anger. "
Humanistic
UnitedHealthcare
(415) 237-2282
Verified
Oakland, California 94618
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Humanistic
UnitedHealthcare
"Concierge therapy offered in Palo Alto, Rockridge & SF locations. You decide on the day, time, location, in-person or online. This modality is for busy professionals/students who want to graduate psychotherapy fast. Sessions are fun and focused. Most clients can graduate from therapy within 3-6 months for life transition problems. For severe trauma and mental health cases, it can a little longer. Specializing in teens, couples and individuals struggling with trauma, abuse, substances abuse, depression, anxiety, grief, suicide, trust, abandonment, severe mental health and anger. "
Gregory LH Gayle, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD, MEd
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94609
"We all want to be understood, accepted and loved; this can only happen through honest communication. Making the decision to seek help for you or your family can be part of that communication. I provide a safe space to explore, discuss and process important issues that affect the lives of you and your family members. I have an eclectic approach to providing psychotherapy. As one size does not fit all, therapy cannot be approached in the same way for everyone. It must be tailored to the specific needs, issues and problems that each person uniquely presents."
Humanistic
UnitedHealthcare
(510) 985-4085
Verified
Oakland, California 94609
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Humanistic
UnitedHealthcare
"We all want to be understood, accepted and loved; this can only happen through honest communication. Making the decision to seek help for you or your family can be part of that communication. I provide a safe space to explore, discuss and process important issues that affect the lives of you and your family members. I have an eclectic approach to providing psychotherapy. As one size does not fit all, therapy cannot be approached in the same way for everyone. It must be tailored to the specific needs, issues and problems that each person uniquely presents."
Susan B. Garner, MA MFT, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94611
"I enjoy working with adults who are interested in becoming more conscious. We all have reactions to things but there are some reactions or triggers that cause emotional pain. These triggers are usually a leftover piece of unprocessed pain. Unless they are understood and healed, they'll keep coming up. I enjoy working with clients who are motivated and curious about this process. The result is more peace of mind and a more fulfilling relationship with oneself and others."
Humanistic
UnitedHealthcare
(510) 878-5740
Verified
Oakland, California 94611
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Humanistic
UnitedHealthcare
"I enjoy working with adults who are interested in becoming more conscious. We all have reactions to things but there are some reactions or triggers that cause emotional pain. These triggers are usually a leftover piece of unprocessed pain. Unless they are understood and healed, they'll keep coming up. I enjoy working with clients who are motivated and curious about this process. The result is more peace of mind and a more fulfilling relationship with oneself and others."
Janet Kass, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94620
"Early experiences result in our developing defensive structures that are meant to protect our vulnerability, but also create restrictions in our capacity to feel or perceive what is happening in the moment. This patterning shapes our perception of others, and also of ourselves. Although traditional insight-oriented talk therapy allows for an understanding which can harmonize our awareness with our everyday life, we embody early experience in ways that limit the power of insight to undo, and restrict our emotional intelligence. My orientation to psychotherapy is to work through emotional and experiential patterning, without bypassing the power of understanding."
Humanistic
UnitedHealthcare
(510) 362-7008
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94620
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Humanistic
UnitedHealthcare
"Early experiences result in our developing defensive structures that are meant to protect our vulnerability, but also create restrictions in our capacity to feel or perceive what is happening in the moment. This patterning shapes our perception of others, and also of ourselves. Although traditional insight-oriented talk therapy allows for an understanding which can harmonize our awareness with our everyday life, we embody early experience in ways that limit the power of insight to undo, and restrict our emotional intelligence. My orientation to psychotherapy is to work through emotional and experiential patterning, without bypassing the power of understanding."
Valerie Doyle, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94611
"It takes courage and strength to embrace healing, to create change, to experience deeper intimacy and to grow personally and spiritually. I believe that people are uniquely equipped in what they need to create both the life and relationships they want. In collaboration with you, we will work together to resolve any roadblocks and develop the tools to create both the life and relationships you desire. A quality that defines my practice is the ability to help people feel accepted and able to open up to share and explore what is on their heart and mind."
Humanistic
UnitedHealthcare
(510) 756-3494
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94611
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Humanistic
UnitedHealthcare
"It takes courage and strength to embrace healing, to create change, to experience deeper intimacy and to grow personally and spiritually. I believe that people are uniquely equipped in what they need to create both the life and relationships they want. In collaboration with you, we will work together to resolve any roadblocks and develop the tools to create both the life and relationships you desire. A quality that defines my practice is the ability to help people feel accepted and able to open up to share and explore what is on their heart and mind."
Claire-Elizabeth DeSophia, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
"Working with individual adults, couples and in groups, I am an experienced therapist supporting men and women who want to heal and grow. Stress and anxiety often stem from relationship and workplace concerns. My couples counseling focuses on communication, a key to healthy relationships. To help heal childhood trauma, I have varied perspectives, including EMDR and a body/mind approach. I also specialize in working with adults with addictions, with family members dealing with addicted loved ones, with codependency and ACA issues, and with mid-life and retirement changes. My longterm groups for men and women address deep relationship issues; free interview; ask for flyer."
Humanistic
UnitedHealthcare
(510) 681-2091
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
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Humanistic
UnitedHealthcare
"Working with individual adults, couples and in groups, I am an experienced therapist supporting men and women who want to heal and grow. Stress and anxiety often stem from relationship and workplace concerns. My couples counseling focuses on communication, a key to healthy relationships. To help heal childhood trauma, I have varied perspectives, including EMDR and a body/mind approach. I also specialize in working with adults with addictions, with family members dealing with addicted loved ones, with codependency and ACA issues, and with mid-life and retirement changes. My longterm groups for men and women address deep relationship issues; free interview; ask for flyer."
Leora Fulvio, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT, CCHT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94608
"If you are suffering with food & body image issues, issues of self-esteem & self-worth, relationship issues or dealing with trauma, I can help you. There are so many women who feel as though they are not enough. They believe that they somehow have to be better, look different, lose weight, be a whole different person to have a good relationship and a happy life. They beat themselves up constantly and are always trying to change. Do you understand this feeling? If so, I can help you have a loving relationship with yourself and settle into who you really are."
Humanistic
UnitedHealthcare
(415) 649-8964
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94608
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Humanistic
UnitedHealthcare
"If you are suffering with food & body image issues, issues of self-esteem & self-worth, relationship issues or dealing with trauma, I can help you. There are so many women who feel as though they are not enough. They believe that they somehow have to be better, look different, lose weight, be a whole different person to have a good relationship and a happy life. They beat themselves up constantly and are always trying to change. Do you understand this feeling? If so, I can help you have a loving relationship with yourself and settle into who you really are."
Monica M Brown, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94610
"I am a licensed psychotherapist working with individuals, families, couples, adolescents, children, and groups using EMDR, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy,Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and humanistic modalities.I embrace cultural diversity and am experienced with treating a broad spectrum of clinical issues such as trauma/PTSD, anxiety, depression,addictions,grief and loss, marital, relationship,life issues, and stress management among others.I work with all ages, starting from age 3 on up."
Humanistic
UnitedHealthcare
(510) 985-4539
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94610
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Humanistic
UnitedHealthcare
"I am a licensed psychotherapist working with individuals, families, couples, adolescents, children, and groups using EMDR, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy,Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and humanistic modalities.I embrace cultural diversity and am experienced with treating a broad spectrum of clinical issues such as trauma/PTSD, anxiety, depression,addictions,grief and loss, marital, relationship,life issues, and stress management among others.I work with all ages, starting from age 3 on up."
CK Olivieri Blackmore, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
"CK Olivieri Blackmore is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who approaches life with warmth, compassion and creativity. CK specializes in relationship dynamics, mood disorders and developmental life transitions. She is particularly adept in issues pertaining to the queer community and their loved ones. CK works both behaviorally and spiritually to navigate the nuanced needs of her diverse clientele and the associated sexual and gendered concerns that arise. Drawing upon over a decade of experience in psychotherapy, education and research CK utilizes a broad array of interventions stemming from cognitive-behavioral (CBT) and dialectical-behavioral (DBT), Gestalt and systemic therapies."
Humanistic
UnitedHealthcare
(415) 496-5092
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
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Humanistic
UnitedHealthcare
"CK Olivieri Blackmore is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who approaches life with warmth, compassion and creativity. CK specializes in relationship dynamics, mood disorders and developmental life transitions. She is particularly adept in issues pertaining to the queer community and their loved ones. CK works both behaviorally and spiritually to navigate the nuanced needs of her diverse clientele and the associated sexual and gendered concerns that arise. Drawing upon over a decade of experience in psychotherapy, education and research CK utilizes a broad array of interventions stemming from cognitive-behavioral (CBT) and dialectical-behavioral (DBT), Gestalt and systemic therapies."
Jesse Little Shapiro, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
"As a therapist, I work hard to help clients meet their own goals by creating a non-judgmental space, encouraging reflection, and exploring alternatives. I am warm, engaging, and professional. I draw from humanistic and psychodynamic approaches, and believe the past influences our current feelings, habits, and choices in life. My approach is a mix of understating the past, helping clients develop more self-compassion and empathy, and fostering reflection, which helps to make healthier choices."
Humanistic
UnitedHealthcare
(510) 661-3563
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
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Humanistic
UnitedHealthcare
"As a therapist, I work hard to help clients meet their own goals by creating a non-judgmental space, encouraging reflection, and exploring alternatives. I am warm, engaging, and professional. I draw from humanistic and psychodynamic approaches, and believe the past influences our current feelings, habits, and choices in life. My approach is a mix of understating the past, helping clients develop more self-compassion and empathy, and fostering reflection, which helps to make healthier choices."
Dan Scharlack, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
"What is it you most deeply want? I can help you find your natural strengths and let go of old beliefs and painful emotions that stand in the way of you loving the life you live. Through a mindful and compassionate inquiry into places where you feel stuck, I help you to extinguish negative patterns and to recognize and express your true gifts in the world. Many of my clients are artists and creative professionals. My specialties include helping you to have more fulfilling relationships, expand your creativity, overcome addictive patterns, develop your self-esteem, and experience greater personal growth."
Humanistic
UnitedHealthcare
(415) 704-8638
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94601
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Humanistic
UnitedHealthcare
"What is it you most deeply want? I can help you find your natural strengths and let go of old beliefs and painful emotions that stand in the way of you loving the life you live. Through a mindful and compassionate inquiry into places where you feel stuck, I help you to extinguish negative patterns and to recognize and express your true gifts in the world. Many of my clients are artists and creative professionals. My specialties include helping you to have more fulfilling relationships, expand your creativity, overcome addictive patterns, develop your self-esteem, and experience greater personal growth."
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
UnitedHealthcare
(510) 500-9724
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94618
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Humanistic
UnitedHealthcare
"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!"
Joan Fenold, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94618
"The essence of my work lies in creating a relationship with you in which you would feel safe to engage in an inner journey home - opening your heart to yourself, cultivating compassionate self-understanding and developing trust in what is being felt in the moment. Old hurts and self-defeating beliefs can cause us to defend against vulnerable feelings impacting our capacity to trust, ourselves and others, and our ability to connect intimately, think positively regarding our deepest life concerns and open to love, allowing it to work its way through us impacting and inspiring all areas of our life."
Humanistic
UnitedHealthcare
(510) 848-3372
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94618
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Humanistic
UnitedHealthcare
"The essence of my work lies in creating a relationship with you in which you would feel safe to engage in an inner journey home - opening your heart to yourself, cultivating compassionate self-understanding and developing trust in what is being felt in the moment. Old hurts and self-defeating beliefs can cause us to defend against vulnerable feelings impacting our capacity to trust, ourselves and others, and our ability to connect intimately, think positively regarding our deepest life concerns and open to love, allowing it to work its way through us impacting and inspiring all areas of our life."
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
UnitedHealthcare
(510) 698-9705
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94618
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Humanistic
UnitedHealthcare
"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."
Dr. Jayn Rajandran PsyD / Jayn.Org, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, LMFT, IO, Psych, CGE
Verified by Psychology Today
Hosts group in:
Oakland, California 94618
"Concierge therapy offered in Palo Alto, Rockridge & SF locations. You decide on the day, time, location, in-person or online. This modality is for busy professionals/students who want to graduate psychotherapy fast. Sessions are fun and focused. Most clients can graduate from therapy within 3-6 months for life transition problems. For severe trauma and mental health cases, it can a little longer. Specializing in teens, couples and individuals struggling with trauma, sexual abuse, substances abuse, depression, anxiety, grief, suicide, trust, abandonment, severe mental health and anger. "
Humanistic
UnitedHealthcare
(650) 727-1761
Verified
Hosts group in:
Oakland, California 94618
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Humanistic
UnitedHealthcare
"Concierge therapy offered in Palo Alto, Rockridge & SF locations. You decide on the day, time, location, in-person or online. This modality is for busy professionals/students who want to graduate psychotherapy fast. Sessions are fun and focused. Most clients can graduate from therapy within 3-6 months for life transition problems. For severe trauma and mental health cases, it can a little longer. Specializing in teens, couples and individuals struggling with trauma, sexual abuse, substances abuse, depression, anxiety, grief, suicide, trust, abandonment, severe mental health and anger. "
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Jennifer Bissell, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94609
"If you feel as if you are alone or different than others you are not. Are you having difficulty focusing, enjoying activities and increased anxiety? Have you begun using alcohol or drugs? Do you find yourself isolating and making excuses to not see friends or family? There is nothing to be ashamed or embarrassed about. You could have a mental disorder. There is help, support and relief for your health issues. Starting therapy today will help you get your life back on track."
(510) 379-9116
Verified
Oakland, California 94609
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"If you feel as if you are alone or different than others you are not. Are you having difficulty focusing, enjoying activities and increased anxiety? Have you begun using alcohol or drugs? Do you find yourself isolating and making excuses to not see friends or family? There is nothing to be ashamed or embarrassed about. You could have a mental disorder. There is help, support and relief for your health issues. Starting therapy today will help you get your life back on track."
Grateful Heart Holistic Therapy Center
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94609
"Grateful Heart Holistic Therapy Center offers psychotherapy to individuals, families and couples throughout the Bay Area. Our services are offered by graduate-level marriage family therapy interns working under the supervision of licensed practitioners in more than 50 offices throughout San Francisco, the East Bay and Contra Costa County. To become part of our clinical team, each intern is carefully selected, not only for their sensitivity and skill but their commitment to providing respectful, responsive and compassionate care to our clients."
(510) 858-0916
Verified
Oakland, California 94609
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"Grateful Heart Holistic Therapy Center offers psychotherapy to individuals, families and couples throughout the Bay Area. Our services are offered by graduate-level marriage family therapy interns working under the supervision of licensed practitioners in more than 50 offices throughout San Francisco, the East Bay and Contra Costa County. To become part of our clinical team, each intern is carefully selected, not only for their sensitivity and skill but their commitment to providing respectful, responsive and compassionate care to our clients."
Marie Sarte, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94611
"As a Cognitive Behavioral Therapist, my practice specializes in working with people who struggle with depression, unresolved trauma, anxiety, family and relationship issues, and life transitions. Effective therapy starts with a trusting relationship. In a safe space where you feel understood and accepted, we will work toward your goals so that you feel empowered to change and can begin to make positive changes in your life. Practice specialties: Adolescents, Young Adults, Depression, Trauma, Anxiety/Stress, Sexual Abuse/Assault, Relationship and Family Issues, Substance Use, and Life Transitions. Please check out my website: https://www.mariesartelcsw.com"
(510) 401-3186
Verified
Oakland, California 94611
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"As a Cognitive Behavioral Therapist, my practice specializes in working with people who struggle with depression, unresolved trauma, anxiety, family and relationship issues, and life transitions. Effective therapy starts with a trusting relationship. In a safe space where you feel understood and accepted, we will work toward your goals so that you feel empowered to change and can begin to make positive changes in your life. Practice specialties: Adolescents, Young Adults, Depression, Trauma, Anxiety/Stress, Sexual Abuse/Assault, Relationship and Family Issues, Substance Use, and Life Transitions. Please check out my website: https://www.mariesartelcsw.com"
Lindsey B Hopkins, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Oakland, California 94612
"I am a licensed clinical psychologist with over 12 years of experiencing researching and practicing evidence-based treatment. There are a number of highly effective therapies out there, and my focus is on those that help people with: Traumatic Stress (PTSD); Anxiety Disorders (social anxiety, panic, phobias); Disordered Eating (emotional eating, binge eating, bulimia); Health Behavior Change (weight loss, smoking cessation); and Chronic Illness (coping with diagnosis and treatment)."
(510) 901-3446
Verified
Oakland, California 94612
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"I am a licensed clinical psychologist with over 12 years of experiencing researching and practicing evidence-based treatment. There are a number of highly effective therapies out there, and my focus is on those that help people with: Traumatic Stress (PTSD); Anxiety Disorders (social anxiety, panic, phobias); Disordered Eating (emotional eating, binge eating, bulimia); Health Behavior Change (weight loss, smoking cessation); and Chronic Illness (coping with diagnosis and treatment)."

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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 Oakland or for an Oakland 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 are able to work with a wide range of issues.

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