Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Oakland, CA 94609
I provide individual, group, and couples therapy for adults. Clients of all faiths, cultures, ethnic groups, religions, sexual orientations, and gender identities are welcome. My focus is helping clients process and work through problems involving depression, anxiety, relationship issues, loss, trauma, stress, and life transitions.
Individuals
(510) 939-7914
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Oakland, CA 94609
Individuals
I provide individual, group, and couples therapy for adults. Clients of all faiths, cultures, ethnic groups, religions, sexual orientations, and gender identities are welcome. My focus is helping clients process and work through problems involving depression, anxiety, relationship issues, loss, trauma, stress, and life transitions.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, CA 94611
Do you find yourself repeating the same self-destructive behavior over and over? Do you find it difficult to find compassion for yourself or others? Do you find that instead of comforting yourself, you judge yourself for the way that you're feeling? Therapy can help you understand the unconscious dynamics at play and pull you out of your repetitive patterns. Finding a therapist who feels like the "right fit" is one of the most important aspects of a successful therapy. I provide a safe, confidential, non-judgmental space that welcomes all aspects of you and your experience.
Individuals
(510) 413-8604
Verified
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Office is near:
Oakland, CA 94611
Individuals
Do you find yourself repeating the same self-destructive behavior over and over? Do you find it difficult to find compassion for yourself or others? Do you find that instead of comforting yourself, you judge yourself for the way that you're feeling? Therapy can help you understand the unconscious dynamics at play and pull you out of your repetitive patterns. Finding a therapist who feels like the "right fit" is one of the most important aspects of a successful therapy. I provide a safe, confidential, non-judgmental space that welcomes all aspects of you and your experience.
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Psychologist, PhD, ABPP Verified
Verified
Oakland, CA 94618
I have over 30 years of experience providing cognitive-behavior therapy for anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and chronic insomnia. I am a licensed psychologist, co-director of the San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy, and Board Certified in Behavioral and Cognitive Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology. I am an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and an adjunct faculty member of the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy. I am the author of fourteen books and present workshops and trainings to national and international audiences.
Individuals
(510) 953-4684 x3
Verified

Oakland, CA 94618
Individuals
I have over 30 years of experience providing cognitive-behavior therapy for anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and chronic insomnia. I am a licensed psychologist, co-director of the San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy, and Board Certified in Behavioral and Cognitive Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology. I am an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and an adjunct faculty member of the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy. I am the author of fourteen books and present workshops and trainings to national and international audiences.
Photo of Jamie Watkins, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Oakland, CA 94618
I believe that healing occurs in a safe space with a trusted other. People seek out therapy for different reasons and often these reasons are hard to talk about. Maybe you are wrestling with painful memories from your past, maybe you find it difficult to have satisfying relationships, maybe you are experiencing anxiety and depression, or, perhaps, you are having difficulty coping with a loss or connecting with your child. It can be quite helpful to explore these issues and trace back their roots; processing, exploring, and being curious about feelings and beliefs that may come up along the way.
Individuals
(408) 916-1899
Verified
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Oakland, CA 94618
Individuals
I believe that healing occurs in a safe space with a trusted other. People seek out therapy for different reasons and often these reasons are hard to talk about. Maybe you are wrestling with painful memories from your past, maybe you find it difficult to have satisfying relationships, maybe you are experiencing anxiety and depression, or, perhaps, you are having difficulty coping with a loss or connecting with your child. It can be quite helpful to explore these issues and trace back their roots; processing, exploring, and being curious about feelings and beliefs that may come up along the way.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, MFT Verified
Verified
Oakland, CA 94618
Successful psychotherapy is a partnership based on trust. People do change, becoming more truly themselves when they find the right, trained therapist and are able to talk freely. I listen to you with respect and you develop greater self awareness. This enables you to communicate more clearly, to reflect on difficult issues, and to let go of outmoded behaviors that do not further your deeper needs.
Individuals
(510) 756-2113
Verified
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Oakland, CA 94618
Individuals
Successful psychotherapy is a partnership based on trust. People do change, becoming more truly themselves when they find the right, trained therapist and are able to talk freely. I listen to you with respect and you develop greater self awareness. This enables you to communicate more clearly, to reflect on difficult issues, and to let go of outmoded behaviors that do not further your deeper needs.
Photo of Micah Rea, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Oakland, CA 94609
I have been working with LGBTQ+ communities and their families in mental health settings for the last 8 years. I'm passionate about providing a space for all people to be celebrated for their full authentic selves. I honor and respect the strategies clients have learned that support them in coping and surviving. Together, we can work towards becoming more aware and understanding of how these coping strategies and patterns best serve us, recognize what may no longer serve us, and find new ways of coping. I support clients with any needs or goals that they bring to therapy.
Individuals
(925) 905-8569
Verified
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Oakland, CA 94609
Individuals
I have been working with LGBTQ+ communities and their families in mental health settings for the last 8 years. I'm passionate about providing a space for all people to be celebrated for their full authentic selves. I honor and respect the strategies clients have learned that support them in coping and surviving. Together, we can work towards becoming more aware and understanding of how these coping strategies and patterns best serve us, recognize what may no longer serve us, and find new ways of coping. I support clients with any needs or goals that they bring to therapy.
Photo of Kat Moghanian, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, CA 94618
Just listening and asking you "How does that make you feel" is not my approach. We will get work done and you'll get tools to use in your day-to-day life. I'm authentic in sessions, which helps clients relax and creates a collaborative partnership rather than a hierarchy. Working with people from different backgrounds, cultures, gender identities, and sexualities, I acknowledge the need for different approaches and work with you to find the most engaging methods. I am very active in sessions and keep a relaxed atmosphere as we collaborate.
Individuals
(415) 360-2703
Verified

Office is near:
Oakland, CA 94618
Individuals
Just listening and asking you "How does that make you feel" is not my approach. We will get work done and you'll get tools to use in your day-to-day life. I'm authentic in sessions, which helps clients relax and creates a collaborative partnership rather than a hierarchy. Working with people from different backgrounds, cultures, gender identities, and sexualities, I acknowledge the need for different approaches and work with you to find the most engaging methods. I am very active in sessions and keep a relaxed atmosphere as we collaborate.
Photo of Sandra L Stultz, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Oakland, CA 94610
You are not alone! I offer a personable, approach allowing you to feel comfortable in a warm and inviting setting. Together we will identify your areas of concern and develop a treatment plan to assist you and/or child, partner in your journey.
Individuals
(510) 319-0287
Verified
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Oakland, CA 94610
Individuals
You are not alone! I offer a personable, approach allowing you to feel comfortable in a warm and inviting setting. Together we will identify your areas of concern and develop a treatment plan to assist you and/or child, partner in your journey.
Photo of Kate Finney, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Oakland, CA 94618
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.
Individuals
(415) 801-0462
Verified
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Oakland, CA 94618
Individuals
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.
Photo of Jenessa Radocchio, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Oakland, CA 94610
In addition to adult individuals and couples, I work quite well with difficult adolescents and pre-teens, and can tolerate a high degree of intensity in therapy sessions. I am uniquely capable of providing a containing and non-judgmental space, and am particularly interested in working with issues that arise as a result of counter-culture lifestyles. I bring a social justice perspective to my work, meaning that I take the entirety of my clients' environment as equally important and formative as their early childhood relationships and mental processes.
Individuals
(510) 907-7253
Verified
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Oakland, CA 94610
Individuals
In addition to adult individuals and couples, I work quite well with difficult adolescents and pre-teens, and can tolerate a high degree of intensity in therapy sessions. I am uniquely capable of providing a containing and non-judgmental space, and am particularly interested in working with issues that arise as a result of counter-culture lifestyles. I bring a social justice perspective to my work, meaning that I take the entirety of my clients' environment as equally important and formative as their early childhood relationships and mental processes.
Photo of Holly F. Forman-Patel, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA Verified
Verified
Oakland, CA 94609
*Holly is only currently accepting short-term or clients interested in video therapy currently due to being in the process of moving from California to Texas* Has anxiety and other overwhelming feelings taken control of your life? Did you or your child experience a traumatic event that continues to impact you/them? Are you finding yourself frustrated at your young child's acting out behaviors? Are you and your spouse having challenges around how parent? All of these are common experiences that do not need to continue and can shift to help you lead the life you want.
Individuals
(510) 677-9264
Verified
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Oakland, CA 94609
Individuals
*Holly is only currently accepting short-term or clients interested in video therapy currently due to being in the process of moving from California to Texas* Has anxiety and other overwhelming feelings taken control of your life? Did you or your child experience a traumatic event that continues to impact you/them? Are you finding yourself frustrated at your young child's acting out behaviors? Are you and your spouse having challenges around how parent? All of these are common experiences that do not need to continue and can shift to help you lead the life you want.
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, RDT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, CA 94601
Dating isn't easy. Understatement of the year, right? Loneliness is awful, and unfortunately dating is sometimes worse. Online dating can easily turn into a full-time job with few benefits, and many find meeting people in person painfully awkward if not downright impossible. The good news -- you're not alone. At Bay Area Dating Coach, we believe that dating is a learnable skill. And we've helped hundreds of singles find love. Heart-thumping, stomach-butterflying, whole-body-warming Love.
Individuals
(415) 650-1844
Verified
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Office is near:
Oakland, CA 94601
Individuals
Dating isn't easy. Understatement of the year, right? Loneliness is awful, and unfortunately dating is sometimes worse. Online dating can easily turn into a full-time job with few benefits, and many find meeting people in person painfully awkward if not downright impossible. The good news -- you're not alone. At Bay Area Dating Coach, we believe that dating is a learnable skill. And we've helped hundreds of singles find love. Heart-thumping, stomach-butterflying, whole-body-warming Love.
Photo of Michelle Gutierrez, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, CA 94606
Thank you for visiting me. I know preparing yourself to find a therapist that you feel comfortable with and someone you can trust is not easy. I consider our relationship as one of the most important factors for the healing. I prioritize making my clients feel at ease and understood. Getting ready to work with someone also takes a lot of courage. If you’ve gotten to this point of being ready to speak with someone new, you’re doing a great job. My main goals in our work together will be to always have hope that everything is healable and to always treat you and your journey with the upmost respect and compassion.
Individuals
(628) 300-3594
Verified
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Office is near:
Oakland, CA 94606
Individuals
Thank you for visiting me. I know preparing yourself to find a therapist that you feel comfortable with and someone you can trust is not easy. I consider our relationship as one of the most important factors for the healing. I prioritize making my clients feel at ease and understood. Getting ready to work with someone also takes a lot of courage. If you’ve gotten to this point of being ready to speak with someone new, you’re doing a great job. My main goals in our work together will be to always have hope that everything is healable and to always treat you and your journey with the upmost respect and compassion.
Photo of Paul Julio Calloway, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Oakland, CA 94610
As a therapist, I would like to create a safe place to discuss and process your feelings. The most important thing for me is building trust and rapport so that the therapeutic process can commence. I am here to provide guidance and tailor my counseling interventions to address your specific needs. I identify as a therapist of color specializing in working with communities of color.
Individuals
(628) 265-8920
Verified
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Oakland, CA 94610
Individuals
As a therapist, I would like to create a safe place to discuss and process your feelings. The most important thing for me is building trust and rapport so that the therapeutic process can commence. I am here to provide guidance and tailor my counseling interventions to address your specific needs. I identify as a therapist of color specializing in working with communities of color.
Photo of Chay Tanchanco, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Oakland, CA 94612
Each person has a unique reason for being in therapy, and I am here to help each person find those reasons for themselves. Mental health is the lens through which you will be able to see yourself and the world in a clearer light. I recognize that you have been struggling to find someone who understands, that you're not sure what to do, but you're looking and that is an amazing first step. You want to feel better, which means alleviating your anxiety, having less conflicts with your family / friends / peers / classmates / supervisors, and feeling more connected with who you are.
Individuals
(510) 900-5640
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Oakland, CA 94612
Individuals
Each person has a unique reason for being in therapy, and I am here to help each person find those reasons for themselves. Mental health is the lens through which you will be able to see yourself and the world in a clearer light. I recognize that you have been struggling to find someone who understands, that you're not sure what to do, but you're looking and that is an amazing first step. You want to feel better, which means alleviating your anxiety, having less conflicts with your family / friends / peers / classmates / supervisors, and feeling more connected with who you are.
Photo of Daniel Geer, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, BC-DMT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, CA 94610
Welcome to my psychotherapy practice. I work with adults 18yrs. and up in individual and couples therapy. I have worked with a wide range of client symptoms and issues over many years of work in mental health. I have extensive experience in short-term therapy and am good at keeping the therapy focused on the task at hand once goals have been collaboratively set. I really enjoy getting to know the individual strengths and needs of each client and adapting my approach to be as effective as possible.
Individuals
(415) 798-2892
Verified
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Office is near:
Oakland, CA 94610
Individuals
Welcome to my psychotherapy practice. I work with adults 18yrs. and up in individual and couples therapy. I have worked with a wide range of client symptoms and issues over many years of work in mental health. I have extensive experience in short-term therapy and am good at keeping the therapy focused on the task at hand once goals have been collaboratively set. I really enjoy getting to know the individual strengths and needs of each client and adapting my approach to be as effective as possible.
Photo of Ann Gildersleeve, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Oakland, CA 94611
As a clinician, I have been privileged to work with people as they transform their difficulties from the past into a richer, more functioning fabric of the present. I have been in practice for over 30 years, working with adults, adolescents and couples. I utilize EMDR for the treatment of trauma, anxiety, and for performance enhancement. I also work extensively in the treatment of alcoholism and other addictions, often treating family members of the addicted/alcoholic individual. In recent years I have been involved in the treatment of firefighters, police, and other First Responders.
Individuals
(510) 239-5485
Verified
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Oakland, CA 94611
Individuals
As a clinician, I have been privileged to work with people as they transform their difficulties from the past into a richer, more functioning fabric of the present. I have been in practice for over 30 years, working with adults, adolescents and couples. I utilize EMDR for the treatment of trauma, anxiety, and for performance enhancement. I also work extensively in the treatment of alcoholism and other addictions, often treating family members of the addicted/alcoholic individual. In recent years I have been involved in the treatment of firefighters, police, and other First Responders.
Photo of Bay Area Gestalt Institute, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
Verified
Oakland, CA 94610
We are Bay Area Gestalt Institute (BAGI), a non-profit collective of highly trained marriage and family therapists and associates, providing affordable psychotherapy throughout the Bay Area. We offer counseling to individuals, couples, families, and children. Our work is active, creative and holistic. Our therapists work with a variety of issues including: * Relationship Issues * Anxiety * Depression * LGBTQI Concerns * Trauma * Substance Use / Abuse * Eating Disorders * Spiritual * Personal Growth * Integration of Non-Ordinary States
Individuals
(415) 969-3361
Verified
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Oakland, CA 94610
Individuals
We are Bay Area Gestalt Institute (BAGI), a non-profit collective of highly trained marriage and family therapists and associates, providing affordable psychotherapy throughout the Bay Area. We offer counseling to individuals, couples, families, and children. Our work is active, creative and holistic. Our therapists work with a variety of issues including: * Relationship Issues * Anxiety * Depression * LGBTQI Concerns * Trauma * Substance Use / Abuse * Eating Disorders * Spiritual * Personal Growth * Integration of Non-Ordinary States
Photo of Susan Lowe-Thomas, Psy.D., Psychologist
Psychologist Verified
Verified
Oakland, CA 94618
As a psychologist, I support the nourishment of mental health and well-being where ever you may be in your life. The journey can be challenging. Patterns of thinking, feeling, and behaving help one navigate through life. Sometimes those patterns create barriers and overwhelming feelings. Conflicts, anger, confusion, people-pleasing, worry, and sadness may interfere. Allow me use my life's learning and 10 years of clinical psychology experience to help you work toward your goals and find relief.
Individuals
(510) 491-0697
Verified
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Oakland, CA 94618
Individuals
As a psychologist, I support the nourishment of mental health and well-being where ever you may be in your life. The journey can be challenging. Patterns of thinking, feeling, and behaving help one navigate through life. Sometimes those patterns create barriers and overwhelming feelings. Conflicts, anger, confusion, people-pleasing, worry, and sadness may interfere. Allow me use my life's learning and 10 years of clinical psychology experience to help you work toward your goals and find relief.
Photo of Brandy Gadson, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, CA 94602
My practice is rooted in the belief that there is power in knowing and telling your own story. Who are you? Where did you come from? What's important to you? Let's work together to untangle your story, identify your strengths, goals, passions, and barriers; and make you the author of what comes next. I work with people who want to make positive changes, but feel paralyzed by stress, fear, indecision, or old habits. I can also help you learn concrete strategies for managing uncomfortable thoughts, emotions, transitions, health conditions or problematic relationships.
Individuals
(510) 901-3757
Verified
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Office is near:
Oakland, CA 94602
Individuals
My practice is rooted in the belief that there is power in knowing and telling your own story. Who are you? Where did you come from? What's important to you? Let's work together to untangle your story, identify your strengths, goals, passions, and barriers; and make you the author of what comes next. I work with people who want to make positive changes, but feel paralyzed by stress, fear, indecision, or old habits. I can also help you learn concrete strategies for managing uncomfortable thoughts, emotions, transitions, health conditions or problematic relationships.

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Individuals Therapists
The professionals listed here have identified their focus on individual therapy in Oakland or help for individuals seeking therapy. Individual counseling in Oakland, and psychologists who mostly work with individuals involves meeting with a therapist one-on-one for the purpose of reducing personal suffering which may occur in the form of problematic behaviors, beliefs or feelings.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Oakland are able to work with a wide range of issues. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in Oakland

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.