Tanya Dughman-Chala Psy.D
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
I am a strength-based therapist with a warm, nonjudgmental and direct approach. Championing evidence based practices such as cognitive behavioral and interpersonal therapy, I utilize these modalities to help you evaluate and work through maladaptive thought patterns and behaviors that are keeping you "stuck" in your present situation. I will work collaboratively with you to create a culturally sensitive and uniquely tailored treatment plan. I am honored and humbled by the trust my clients put in me. The therapeutic relationship is a privilege and I approach all my clients with curiosity, compassion and empathy.
(925) 962-5316
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
I am a strength-based therapist with a warm, nonjudgmental and direct approach. Championing evidence based practices such as cognitive behavioral and interpersonal therapy, I utilize these modalities to help you evaluate and work through maladaptive thought patterns and behaviors that are keeping you "stuck" in your present situation. I will work collaboratively with you to create a culturally sensitive and uniquely tailored treatment plan. I am honored and humbled by the trust my clients put in me. The therapeutic relationship is a privilege and I approach all my clients with curiosity, compassion and empathy.
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Marley M Middlebrook
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Completed pre-doc internship at UC Davis Medical Center in Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)and interpersonal play therapy to provide specialized help for young children.
Trained at UC Davis Medical Center to treat young children who have experienced trauma or behavioral difficulties. Additional training from the Renfrew Center in the treatment of eating disorders provides a unique combination for helping young children and their families with eating issues or obesity. A dissertation on binge eating provides an understanding for those who have emotional eating problems. Experience with addiction and dual diagnosis was earned while working with Contra Costa County treatment programs. Other experience includes treating children and adults who have suffered from maltreatment, domestic violence, depression, grief, and or eating disorders.
(925) 352-1038
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Completed pre-doc internship at UC Davis Medical Center in Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)and interpersonal play therapy to provide specialized help for young children.
Trained at UC Davis Medical Center to treat young children who have experienced trauma or behavioral difficulties. Additional training from the Renfrew Center in the treatment of eating disorders provides a unique combination for helping young children and their families with eating issues or obesity. A dissertation on binge eating provides an understanding for those who have emotional eating problems. Experience with addiction and dual diagnosis was earned while working with Contra Costa County treatment programs. Other experience includes treating children and adults who have suffered from maltreatment, domestic violence, depression, grief, and or eating disorders.
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Sarah Hester, MFT
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Office is near:
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
Exploring early attachment relationships, as well as important relationships of the present, is useful for gaining a deeper sense of how our beliefs & interpersonal style were first developed & now currently affecting us overall.
Connecting with people in positive, satisfying ways is essential for our emotional health. I make a priority of creating a genuine and supportive relational experience in the therapy setting so that my clients can comfortably process and heal what hurts, while also learning useful skills to manage emotions and behaviors in healthier, more effective ways. I have tools that help my clients untangle any resistance to making changes and to feel more motivated, encouraged and valued. I am very experienced at treating anxiety/panic, OCD, relational struggles, grief, trauma, life transitions and issues special to women and new parents.
(510) 573-7096
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Office is near:
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
Exploring early attachment relationships, as well as important relationships of the present, is useful for gaining a deeper sense of how our beliefs & interpersonal style were first developed & now currently affecting us overall.
Connecting with people in positive, satisfying ways is essential for our emotional health. I make a priority of creating a genuine and supportive relational experience in the therapy setting so that my clients can comfortably process and heal what hurts, while also learning useful skills to manage emotions and behaviors in healthier, more effective ways. I have tools that help my clients untangle any resistance to making changes and to feel more motivated, encouraged and valued. I am very experienced at treating anxiety/panic, OCD, relational struggles, grief, trauma, life transitions and issues special to women and new parents.
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Kathy Kane
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
Life offers us many obstacles along the way and it is my practice to walk with my clients through dark days and confusing times to support new growth and balance in their lives. Over 30 years of practice has shown me that it takes tremendous courage to seek therapy and embark on the journey towards clarity and solid ground. I believe that therapy is a partnership between us built on a trusting relationship where we will explore both past and present life experience. I hope you will find my approach to this work supportive and empowering.
(925) 271-9986
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
Life offers us many obstacles along the way and it is my practice to walk with my clients through dark days and confusing times to support new growth and balance in their lives. Over 30 years of practice has shown me that it takes tremendous courage to seek therapy and embark on the journey towards clarity and solid ground. I believe that therapy is a partnership between us built on a trusting relationship where we will explore both past and present life experience. I hope you will find my approach to this work supportive and empowering.
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James W (Jim) Holley
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
I love this work. We all need help from time to time, and we don't have to do it alone. If you are serious about getting the support you need, I can and want to help you. As a teacher, parent, and psychotherapist, I bring over 40 years of experience working with adults, couples, young adults, and teens as well as with parents of teens. My greatest joy is supporting emotional healing and loving connections - with self, partners, family, and with friends. I also provide Teletherapy, and Parenting, Relationship, Individual and Spiritual Coaching. (Please visit JWHolley.com for details).
(925) 965-7769
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
I love this work. We all need help from time to time, and we don't have to do it alone. If you are serious about getting the support you need, I can and want to help you. As a teacher, parent, and psychotherapist, I bring over 40 years of experience working with adults, couples, young adults, and teens as well as with parents of teens. My greatest joy is supporting emotional healing and loving connections - with self, partners, family, and with friends. I also provide Teletherapy, and Parenting, Relationship, Individual and Spiritual Coaching. (Please visit JWHolley.com for details).
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Mary Ann Kassier, LCSW, CGP
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CGP Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
It is my belief that everyone navigates his or her way through their family of origin and early environment by developing strategies and coping techniques, essentially doing the best one can in the circumstances. Later, these ways of handling relationships and stressors can become limiting. Members of couples and families can also develop entrenched ways of relating that become partially based on assumptions. Frustration, anxiety, disappointment and resentment can result. Psychotherapy enables you to understand the evolution of these patterns and develop more choices in how you respond and relate to others.
(925) 392-3899
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
It is my belief that everyone navigates his or her way through their family of origin and early environment by developing strategies and coping techniques, essentially doing the best one can in the circumstances. Later, these ways of handling relationships and stressors can become limiting. Members of couples and families can also develop entrenched ways of relating that become partially based on assumptions. Frustration, anxiety, disappointment and resentment can result. Psychotherapy enables you to understand the evolution of these patterns and develop more choices in how you respond and relate to others.
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Lauren Melendres
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
I work with my clients from a cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) perspective which explores and understands the connections between our thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. Together, we identify the specific barriers that are interfering with your ability to live the way you would like. We address different ways of relating to your thoughts and emotions, increase awareness into your patterns through mindfulness interventions, and incorporate coping skills to help you reach your goals and cultivate a happier, more balanced life. I value creating a compassionate and nonjudgmental environment where you can feel safe to make changes.
(925) 270-1432
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
I work with my clients from a cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) perspective which explores and understands the connections between our thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. Together, we identify the specific barriers that are interfering with your ability to live the way you would like. We address different ways of relating to your thoughts and emotions, increase awareness into your patterns through mindfulness interventions, and incorporate coping skills to help you reach your goals and cultivate a happier, more balanced life. I value creating a compassionate and nonjudgmental environment where you can feel safe to make changes.
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Julie Anderson
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, MA, MA, MFT Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
As the host of my own popular radio show for eight years, I had a chance to do on a grand scale what I love most: touching people's lives in a positive way. Because of the call-in format, I became every effective at quickly identifying the underlying factors that were causing concern. Today, I continue to use my exceptional intuition and experience to rapidly guide clients in gaining insight into their problems and making changes so that they can lead more fulfilling lives. From our first hour together, you will feel confident that your issues are being addressed.
(925) 521-8780
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
As the host of my own popular radio show for eight years, I had a chance to do on a grand scale what I love most: touching people's lives in a positive way. Because of the call-in format, I became every effective at quickly identifying the underlying factors that were causing concern. Today, I continue to use my exceptional intuition and experience to rapidly guide clients in gaining insight into their problems and making changes so that they can lead more fulfilling lives. From our first hour together, you will feel confident that your issues are being addressed.
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Anita Bardsley
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
I am passionate about working with people who are struggling with many of life’s challenges, such as depression, anxiety, relationship issues, grief & loss, emotional eating, self-esteem, trauma, and other related challenges. In addition, I am interested in helping those who are going through life transitions and existential issues. Many of the people I work with want to understand themselves at a deeper level, transform their limiting beliefs, reduce anxiety and depression, seek more meaning in life, and become better versions of themselves. They no longer want to suffer - they want to be empowered, self-confident, and at peace.
(925) 526-7528
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
I am passionate about working with people who are struggling with many of life’s challenges, such as depression, anxiety, relationship issues, grief & loss, emotional eating, self-esteem, trauma, and other related challenges. In addition, I am interested in helping those who are going through life transitions and existential issues. Many of the people I work with want to understand themselves at a deeper level, transform their limiting beliefs, reduce anxiety and depression, seek more meaning in life, and become better versions of themselves. They no longer want to suffer - they want to be empowered, self-confident, and at peace.
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India B. Gomez
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
I am currently accepting client for psychological testing only. E-mail is the best way to reach me. As a clinical psychologist, I offer therapy and coaching for personal/professional growth. I work with clients to enhance coping with stress, bolster resiliency, as well as to overcome obstacles to living more fully. I also specialize in psychological/personality and intellectual/academic testing and assessment. I have worked with clients of all ages from numerous intersecting ethnic, racial, cultural, and religious backgrounds, as well as a wide range of sexual and gender orientations, and various abilities/disabilities.
(925) 392-3428
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
I am currently accepting client for psychological testing only. E-mail is the best way to reach me. As a clinical psychologist, I offer therapy and coaching for personal/professional growth. I work with clients to enhance coping with stress, bolster resiliency, as well as to overcome obstacles to living more fully. I also specialize in psychological/personality and intellectual/academic testing and assessment. I have worked with clients of all ages from numerous intersecting ethnic, racial, cultural, and religious backgrounds, as well as a wide range of sexual and gender orientations, and various abilities/disabilities.
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Dr. Paul Kramer
Marriage & Family Therapist, EdD, LMFT Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
At some point we all struggle to adjustment to life's changes; it's normal to feel stuck and I believe people have what it takes to adjust. Couples often come to me for help in distress and are confused about how or why their relationship has derailed. I am dedicated to helping people build stronger; more intimate relationships and I use several modalities when attempting to help couples in distress. A high percentage of my caseload at any given time is comprised of couples.
(925) 320-0698
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
At some point we all struggle to adjustment to life's changes; it's normal to feel stuck and I believe people have what it takes to adjust. Couples often come to me for help in distress and are confused about how or why their relationship has derailed. I am dedicated to helping people build stronger; more intimate relationships and I use several modalities when attempting to help couples in distress. A high percentage of my caseload at any given time is comprised of couples.
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Emily Serkin
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Many people come to me wondering why they're unhappy, anxious, or unable to find fulfillment. The problem may seem obvious but a solution impossible. The same painful experiences repeat themselves, but why? And how to change them? If we meet, I will try to understand you as fully as I can and to help you come to grips with your problems. In doing so, you may discover, as sometimes happens, that there are ways to experience yourself and others that are genuinely different from what you've known thus far.
(510) 878-3639
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Many people come to me wondering why they're unhappy, anxious, or unable to find fulfillment. The problem may seem obvious but a solution impossible. The same painful experiences repeat themselves, but why? And how to change them? If we meet, I will try to understand you as fully as I can and to help you come to grips with your problems. In doing so, you may discover, as sometimes happens, that there are ways to experience yourself and others that are genuinely different from what you've known thus far.
Theo Kuczek
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT, CPT Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
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.
(925) 232-0438
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
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.
Emma Ashley Stern
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT, Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
Being human is a beautiful mess! I offer empowered and embodied therapy for folks seeking to transform stress, turmoil, and trauma into a catalyst for deep healing and personal growth. My approach to therapy is warm, real, and relatable. I work with trauma, anxiety, grief, addiction, radical self-love, and self-acceptance. Coming from a blended family that is White, Black, Latinx, and Jewish, I am committed to navigating multidimensional identity dynamics, power, privilege, and positionality. I am dedicated to social justice and will support you in using your personal healing to work towards collective liberation and social change.
(925) 948-8949
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
Being human is a beautiful mess! I offer empowered and embodied therapy for folks seeking to transform stress, turmoil, and trauma into a catalyst for deep healing and personal growth. My approach to therapy is warm, real, and relatable. I work with trauma, anxiety, grief, addiction, radical self-love, and self-acceptance. Coming from a blended family that is White, Black, Latinx, and Jewish, I am committed to navigating multidimensional identity dynamics, power, privilege, and positionality. I am dedicated to social justice and will support you in using your personal healing to work towards collective liberation and social change.
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Stacy Taylor Linder
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, SEP Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
Therapy is a partnership. Together, we work gently with the body, mind, and emotional experience to reduce and heal troubling symptoms. I invite into our sessions the parts of us that facilitates perceiving, thinking, sensing, feeling, remembering, imagining, expressing, connecting, and relating. I support clients to become more aware of different aspects of themselves - those aspects that support and contribute to their well-being, and those that constrain or stagnate their potential. Together, we work towards mind-body integration for renewed purpose and well-being. I offer a free 20 minute consultation.
(925) 290-6352
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
Therapy is a partnership. Together, we work gently with the body, mind, and emotional experience to reduce and heal troubling symptoms. I invite into our sessions the parts of us that facilitates perceiving, thinking, sensing, feeling, remembering, imagining, expressing, connecting, and relating. I support clients to become more aware of different aspects of themselves - those aspects that support and contribute to their well-being, and those that constrain or stagnate their potential. Together, we work towards mind-body integration for renewed purpose and well-being. I offer a free 20 minute consultation.
Stephen Sperber
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
We can all use help dealing with life's challenges. I have more than thirty years of experience helping adolescents, adults, couples and families through tough times. My goal is to help you deal with problems, become more aware of your feelings, face sensitive issues and achieve personal growth. Our work together will enable you to develop the strengths and skills that allow you to deal effectively with life's challenges. Clients have reported that I am a good listener and create a warm and friendly environment in which they feel supported in the pursuit of solutions to their problems. I use a variety of theoretical approaches,
(925) 403-4147
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
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We can all use help dealing with life's challenges. I have more than thirty years of experience helping adolescents, adults, couples and families through tough times. My goal is to help you deal with problems, become more aware of your feelings, face sensitive issues and achieve personal growth. Our work together will enable you to develop the strengths and skills that allow you to deal effectively with life's challenges. Clients have reported that I am a good listener and create a warm and friendly environment in which they feel supported in the pursuit of solutions to their problems. I use a variety of theoretical approaches,
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Paul Kramer, Ed.D. & Associates
Marriage & Family Therapist, EdD, LMFT Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
Dr. Paul Kramer, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, in 2008 he started a group practice to expand services in Northern California (East Bay). Recently, since Covid, the group has expanded services to Southern California. He has served in multiple settings to include 12 years in the US Army. Paul uses an eclectic approach when working with children, teens, adults and families. Leaning on short-term therapies and practical solutions for common problemsEmotionally Focused Therapy, Mindfulness Interventions, and Systems Theory. He specializes in working with people who have experienced various forms of trauma.
(925) 436-1725
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
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Dr. Paul Kramer, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, in 2008 he started a group practice to expand services in Northern California (East Bay). Recently, since Covid, the group has expanded services to Southern California. He has served in multiple settings to include 12 years in the US Army. Paul uses an eclectic approach when working with children, teens, adults and families. Leaning on short-term therapies and practical solutions for common problemsEmotionally Focused Therapy, Mindfulness Interventions, and Systems Theory. He specializes in working with people who have experienced various forms of trauma.
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Suzanne Amendt
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
People often think about entering therapy because they are ready to make a change. In a non judgmental environment, we will explore areas in your life where you want to grow and over time, develop tools to address the challenges you face and gain a deeper understanding about yourself. I provide a therapeutic environment that is safe and confidential in which we talk about and understand your emotional reactions to life situations that cause you to feel stuck and unhappy. I will work collaboratively with you to identify unproductive ways of coping and help replace them with healthier ones.
(925) 259-3679
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
People often think about entering therapy because they are ready to make a change. In a non judgmental environment, we will explore areas in your life where you want to grow and over time, develop tools to address the challenges you face and gain a deeper understanding about yourself. I provide a therapeutic environment that is safe and confidential in which we talk about and understand your emotional reactions to life situations that cause you to feel stuck and unhappy. I will work collaboratively with you to identify unproductive ways of coping and help replace them with healthier ones.
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Drvictor Leonard Bernstein
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Hi, I've been in practice for 36 years, I work best with adults. My areas of interest are individual and couple therapy. Specific areas are stress disorders, sexual problems, substance abuse , relationship problems, depression and anxiety disorders and coaching. I look at where you are emotionally, nutritionally, your physical fitness level and medical status.I do an evaluation and design a treatment plan to reach your goals.
(925) 275-5487
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Hi, I've been in practice for 36 years, I work best with adults. My areas of interest are individual and couple therapy. Specific areas are stress disorders, sexual problems, substance abuse , relationship problems, depression and anxiety disorders and coaching. I look at where you are emotionally, nutritionally, your physical fitness level and medical status.I do an evaluation and design a treatment plan to reach your goals.
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Nicole Scanlon-Lodato
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
I have 15 plus years of experience working with children, families and individuals. I specialize working with children (5 to 11), and teens. I work with children and teens who may face many challenges such as depression, anxiety, and low self-esteem. I offer parenting support and guidance. I also work with adults experiencing life transitions, divorce or separation. I offer my knowledge, experience and unconditional acceptance. I also offer all clients a comfortable space to explore their emotions, learn new skills, and overcome challenging situations.
(209) 694-4782
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
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I have 15 plus years of experience working with children, families and individuals. I specialize working with children (5 to 11), and teens. I work with children and teens who may face many challenges such as depression, anxiety, and low self-esteem. I offer parenting support and guidance. I also work with adults experiencing life transitions, divorce or separation. I offer my knowledge, experience and unconditional acceptance. I also offer all clients a comfortable space to explore their emotions, learn new skills, and overcome challenging situations.

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