Jan Chess

Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, MFT

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Jan Chess, PhD, MFT, Marriage & Family Therapist in Oakland
(530) 645-3796 Website

Jan Chess

Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, MFT


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6333 Telegraph Ave
Suite 201
Oakland, California 94609
(530) 645-3796

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Are you struggling with how childhood experiences, losses or trauma continues to influence your life? Are you discouraged at repeating difficult situations or find it hard to get out from under depression or anxiety? I'm glad to see how we can put our minds together to understand your dilemmas and see things differently. Change is possible no matter what your age or your life circumstances when you feel seen, accepted and appreciated for who you are and where you've been.

I have extensive experience treating distress arising from different kinds of disappointments and loss including various kinds of traumas and relational problems. I am experienced in couples therapy and enjoy work with older adults. In addition, I enjoy supervising and consulting for new and experienced clinicians and offer a psychoanalytic perspective.

I specialize in long term psychoanalytic psychotherapy and value empathy, understanding, and reflection in healing previously unmet relational needs. My decades of clinical experience, extended training, and warmth means I offer patience and acceptance of you in a reliable and ongoing way over time to help your accept and love yourself.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 37 Years
  • School: California Institute of Integral Studies, PhD
  • Year Graduated: 1988
  • License and State: MFC 23874 California

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $160 - $200
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: Cash, Check
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • PPO/ superbill
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Membership: San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis / Candidate in Psychoanalysis
  • Member Since: 2016
  • Membership: San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis / Candidate
  • Member Since: 2016

Location

6333 Telegraph Ave
Suite 201
Oakland, California 94609
(530) 645-3796

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Specialties
  • Relationship Issues
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Anxiety
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Adoption
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Alzheimer's
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Racial Identity
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Transgender
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Issues
  • psychoanalysis
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Thinking Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Age
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Body Positivity
  • Cancer
  • Gay Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Non-Binary Allied
  • Queer Allied
  • Transgender Allied
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Family / Marital
  • Integrative
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational
  • Somatic
  • Supervision Services
  • Transpersonal
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples

Links

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Last Modified: 19 Jul 2019
Jan Chess, PhD, MFT, Marriage & Family Therapist in Oakland

Jan Chess

Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, MFT