Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
"I enjoy being a psychotherapist because it provides me the opportunity to help people resolve the issues that are causing them distress. I work with adults, children, and families, and understand that each person is a unique individual with his or her unique life circumstances, history, and social and cultural context. A goal of our work together will be to help you identify and understand the conflicts that may be causing you difficulty, and to help you overcome them. Or perhaps negative thinking patterns cause you to experience sadness, loneliness, hopelessness, fear, or other unwanted emotions."
Male
(510) 295-5490
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Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
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Male
"I enjoy being a psychotherapist because it provides me the opportunity to help people resolve the issues that are causing them distress. I work with adults, children, and families, and understand that each person is a unique individual with his or her unique life circumstances, history, and social and cultural context. A goal of our work together will be to help you identify and understand the conflicts that may be causing you difficulty, and to help you overcome them. Or perhaps negative thinking patterns cause you to experience sadness, loneliness, hopelessness, fear, or other unwanted emotions."
Alex Black, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
"Make therapy a gift to yourself and the journey of a lifetime. Experience the therapeutic process as an exploration into a landscape full of your own creative capacities, strengths, and dreams that already exist. Replace out-dated belief systems with new ones that better reflect your empowered, authentic self. Continue the process of growing into the person you believe yourself to be. Move from the victim to the empowered. I work in collaborative ways with you, helping to identifying assumptions, thoughts, and beliefs that are keeping you from the experiences, relationships, and life that you want."
Male
(510) 250-3293
Verified
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
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Male
"Make therapy a gift to yourself and the journey of a lifetime. Experience the therapeutic process as an exploration into a landscape full of your own creative capacities, strengths, and dreams that already exist. Replace out-dated belief systems with new ones that better reflect your empowered, authentic self. Continue the process of growing into the person you believe yourself to be. Move from the victim to the empowered. I work in collaborative ways with you, helping to identifying assumptions, thoughts, and beliefs that are keeping you from the experiences, relationships, and life that you want."
Mordechai Mitnick, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, M.Crim.
Verified by Psychology Today
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
"I am a mature senior clinician with many years of face to face experience with people facing simple and complex issues that cause them to be stuck in a rut of one kind or other. I am best suited at working with either mature, experienced people ready to make a significant shift in their life or someone who has had limited life experience and is in the midst of a life altering crisis. I am ideally suited to work with people who know they need another person who has the intelligence and sensitivity to support them through their barriers."
Male
(510) 420-0753
Verified
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
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Male
"I am a mature senior clinician with many years of face to face experience with people facing simple and complex issues that cause them to be stuck in a rut of one kind or other. I am best suited at working with either mature, experienced people ready to make a significant shift in their life or someone who has had limited life experience and is in the midst of a life altering crisis. I am ideally suited to work with people who know they need another person who has the intelligence and sensitivity to support them through their barriers."
Jeff Taylor, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
"I came to this field when I began my recovery 12 years ago, feeling that my lived experience would be greatly beneficial for others struggling to find new ways of being. I believe we all want to be our best selves, and have the capacity for real change. It is my honor to support and facilitate that process, working in genuine collaboration with my clients, and to offer unconditional respect and compassion through the transformation. We can work together on priorities you identify, in a way that suits you. ***I offer a free initial session***"
Male
(510) 674-0587
Verified
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
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Male
"I came to this field when I began my recovery 12 years ago, feeling that my lived experience would be greatly beneficial for others struggling to find new ways of being. I believe we all want to be our best selves, and have the capacity for real change. It is my honor to support and facilitate that process, working in genuine collaboration with my clients, and to offer unconditional respect and compassion through the transformation. We can work together on priorities you identify, in a way that suits you. ***I offer a free initial session***"
Stephen Kusch, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
"Do you ever find that the more you try to get rid of painful emotions, the more overwhelmed you feel? Life can sometimes feel like a straw finger puzzle: the more you pull, the tighter the grip. This is partly because life is challenging. It is also because in times of stress, we are wired to protect ourselves by focusing on potential dangers. Although adaptive for some situations, this wiring can become a closed feedback loop: the harder you try, the more you see only problems; and the more problems you see, the more you lose sight of the strengths and resources that facilitate change."
Male
(510) 788-2349
Verified
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
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Male
"Do you ever find that the more you try to get rid of painful emotions, the more overwhelmed you feel? Life can sometimes feel like a straw finger puzzle: the more you pull, the tighter the grip. This is partly because life is challenging. It is also because in times of stress, we are wired to protect ourselves by focusing on potential dangers. Although adaptive for some situations, this wiring can become a closed feedback loop: the harder you try, the more you see only problems; and the more problems you see, the more you lose sight of the strengths and resources that facilitate change."
Nick J Herzmark, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
"All issues stemming from severe trauma or abuse like anxiety, depression and various forms of confusion in the mind, pain in the heart disconnect us from life, from ourselves. I've been carefully, mindfully, patiently guiding others back to a deeper sense of connection, clarity and openness. For twenty five years, I've been blending Eastern and Western techniques to achieve this. Visit my website: nickherzmark.org"
Male
(415) 300-4343
Verified
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
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Male
"All issues stemming from severe trauma or abuse like anxiety, depression and various forms of confusion in the mind, pain in the heart disconnect us from life, from ourselves. I've been carefully, mindfully, patiently guiding others back to a deeper sense of connection, clarity and openness. For twenty five years, I've been blending Eastern and Western techniques to achieve this. Visit my website: nickherzmark.org"
Marriage & Family Therapist, Ed.D , MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
Male
(925) 402-4241
Verified
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
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Male
Joshua Dean Coleman, Psychologist
Psychologist, Ph.D.
Verified by Psychology Today
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
"Dr. Coleman has extensive experience working with parents who are estranged from their adult children and has written a well-reviewed book on the topic, "When Parents Hurt" He has over 30 years of experience working successfully with couples who want to strengthen their relationships and couples who are on the verge of divorce as a result of affairs, communication problems and the inability to resolve conflict. He also has many years of experience helping individuals achieve happier, more fulfilling lives. This includes individuals suffering from anxiety, insecurity, shame, depression, or fear of success."
Male
(925) 308-5649
Verified
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
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Male
"Dr. Coleman has extensive experience working with parents who are estranged from their adult children and has written a well-reviewed book on the topic, "When Parents Hurt" He has over 30 years of experience working successfully with couples who want to strengthen their relationships and couples who are on the verge of divorce as a result of affairs, communication problems and the inability to resolve conflict. He also has many years of experience helping individuals achieve happier, more fulfilling lives. This includes individuals suffering from anxiety, insecurity, shame, depression, or fear of success."
Dr. Ellis Edmunds, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
"Anxiety sucks. It can keep us stuck in an exhausting inner battle of fear and panic. Perhaps you have had a panic attack and worry about having another one. Or maybe you find yourself frequently worrying about your relationship with your partner. Obsessive thoughts might be keeping you up at night and disrupting your ability to focus at work. And you might feel shame or embarrassment that you can't get your anxiety under control. It can feel like you are in a tug-of-war battle with your fears and worries. The more you try to fight and control your anxiety, the worse it gets. The good news is, it does not have to be this way."
Male
(510) 878-4017
Verified
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
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Male
"Anxiety sucks. It can keep us stuck in an exhausting inner battle of fear and panic. Perhaps you have had a panic attack and worry about having another one. Or maybe you find yourself frequently worrying about your relationship with your partner. Obsessive thoughts might be keeping you up at night and disrupting your ability to focus at work. And you might feel shame or embarrassment that you can't get your anxiety under control. It can feel like you are in a tug-of-war battle with your fears and worries. The more you try to fight and control your anxiety, the worse it gets. The good news is, it does not have to be this way."
Daniel Nathan Weiner, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
"Daniel N. Weiner received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the State University of New York in 1996 with fellowships at Rutgers, Brown, and Stanford Medical Schools. He served as Clinical Assistant Professor at Brown University Medical School for four years. He has been licensed as a Clinical Psychologist since 1997, and has worked in a variety of settings including an independent psychological practice, a private psychiatric hospital, and a medical practice. He is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley."
Male
(510) 330-2857
Verified
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
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Male
"Daniel N. Weiner received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the State University of New York in 1996 with fellowships at Rutgers, Brown, and Stanford Medical Schools. He served as Clinical Assistant Professor at Brown University Medical School for four years. He has been licensed as a Clinical Psychologist since 1997, and has worked in a variety of settings including an independent psychological practice, a private psychiatric hospital, and a medical practice. He is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley."
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Dori Dubin, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
"You have been struggling and know that something isn't quite right. Though you may have been professionally or personally successful, inside you feel unhappy, stressed or dissatisfied. With over 25 years of experience, I have the expertise to help you understand and resolve the difficulties that may be standing in the way of leading a more rewarding life or having more satisfying relationships. My expertise includes helping you with creative/professional blocks, health/body issues, resolving trauma and life transitions, like: separation/divorce, career change, relocation, deciding whether or not to have children, or adjusting to an empty nest."
(510) 497-0306
Verified
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
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"You have been struggling and know that something isn't quite right. Though you may have been professionally or personally successful, inside you feel unhappy, stressed or dissatisfied. With over 25 years of experience, I have the expertise to help you understand and resolve the difficulties that may be standing in the way of leading a more rewarding life or having more satisfying relationships. My expertise includes helping you with creative/professional blocks, health/body issues, resolving trauma and life transitions, like: separation/divorce, career change, relocation, deciding whether or not to have children, or adjusting to an empty nest."
Zoe Barnow, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
"I am a licensed psychologist offering psychotherapy for adults, adolescents, couples, and infant-parent dyads. I approach my work from a psychodynamic, social/racial justice and queer feminist lens. I believe our childhood experiences and attachment relationships with our caregivers, in combination with our various social identity markers, shape us into the adults we grow up to become. I seek to understand each person's unique life circumstances and experiences so I can best support them in their process of healing and growth. Underlying my work is a deep commitment to interrupting the intergenerational transmission of trauma and oppression."
(510) 757-1893
Verified
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
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"I am a licensed psychologist offering psychotherapy for adults, adolescents, couples, and infant-parent dyads. I approach my work from a psychodynamic, social/racial justice and queer feminist lens. I believe our childhood experiences and attachment relationships with our caregivers, in combination with our various social identity markers, shape us into the adults we grow up to become. I seek to understand each person's unique life circumstances and experiences so I can best support them in their process of healing and growth. Underlying my work is a deep commitment to interrupting the intergenerational transmission of trauma and oppression."
Psychologist, PsyD, MA, MPsy
Verified by Psychology Today
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
"Are you interested in learning more about yourself or your child? Does it seem like something is getting in the way of what you are hoping to achieve and you want to learn more about what it might be? Do you want to understand how you learn best? Would you like some help understanding the Special Education system? Are you looking for recommendations that will help make school or work easier? Frequent areas I assess include: ADHD, Autism, behavioral challenges, emotional difficulties, IEEs, intellectual giftedness, learning disorders, mental illness, test accommodations (i.e. SAT, ACT), and treatment/school planning."
(510) 901-4617
Verified
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
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"Are you interested in learning more about yourself or your child? Does it seem like something is getting in the way of what you are hoping to achieve and you want to learn more about what it might be? Do you want to understand how you learn best? Would you like some help understanding the Special Education system? Are you looking for recommendations that will help make school or work easier? Frequent areas I assess include: ADHD, Autism, behavioral challenges, emotional difficulties, IEEs, intellectual giftedness, learning disorders, mental illness, test accommodations (i.e. SAT, ACT), and treatment/school planning."
Io Diana Bones, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
"If you are looking for a therapist, then you already recognize that life is offering you an opportunity for growth. You are already leaning in and moving forward, holding a wish for more wellbeing. It is my job to support you in clarifying, kindling and following this impulse, to let it light your path through the obstacles you encounter. I bring to this work a solid warmth and playful curiosity. Through dialogue, mindfulness and embodied exploration, I support individuals and couples in coming into deeper contact with themselves and each other."
(510) 257-9821
Verified
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
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"If you are looking for a therapist, then you already recognize that life is offering you an opportunity for growth. You are already leaning in and moving forward, holding a wish for more wellbeing. It is my job to support you in clarifying, kindling and following this impulse, to let it light your path through the obstacles you encounter. I bring to this work a solid warmth and playful curiosity. Through dialogue, mindfulness and embodied exploration, I support individuals and couples in coming into deeper contact with themselves and each other."
Jane Dessing, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
"I work with people struggling with anxiety, depression, grief/loss, family issues, and relationship difficulties. I have extensive training in working with young adults and those going through significant life transitions, such as early childhood transitions, entering or leaving College/Graduate school, or becoming a parent."
(510) 595-4619
Verified
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
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"I work with people struggling with anxiety, depression, grief/loss, family issues, and relationship difficulties. I have extensive training in working with young adults and those going through significant life transitions, such as early childhood transitions, entering or leaving College/Graduate school, or becoming a parent."
Cindy Sachs, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, ABD, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
"Many people I’ve seen in my 30+ years of practice seek psychotherapy in response to personal loss, relationship difficulties in love or work, trauma or self defeating thought or behavior patterns that have become unmanageable. As we begin to meet on a regular basis, the anxiety, depression or crisis that propelled them into my office starts to calm. Broader questions like “Why do I keep waiting to live my life in the way I always imagined it to be?” or “Why have my personal or professional accomplishments not provided the fulfillment I hoped for?” then begin to emerge."
(510) 986-4342
Verified
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
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"Many people I’ve seen in my 30+ years of practice seek psychotherapy in response to personal loss, relationship difficulties in love or work, trauma or self defeating thought or behavior patterns that have become unmanageable. As we begin to meet on a regular basis, the anxiety, depression or crisis that propelled them into my office starts to calm. Broader questions like “Why do I keep waiting to live my life in the way I always imagined it to be?” or “Why have my personal or professional accomplishments not provided the fulfillment I hoped for?” then begin to emerge."
Saundre Allen, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
"Are you looking for a space where you can keep it real and get support with achieving your goals? Good, because I believe that everyone deserves the opportunity to create their best life. Building your happiness can be a challenging task as we are often faced with various societal stressors. As a black woman, I am deeply aware of the societal stressors that hinder wellness. Without the proper support, obstacles in life can prevent you from being healthy and happy. My desire is to support adults from varied and diverse backgrounds with creating and or sustaining the life that they want for themselves."
(510) 399-1757
Verified
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
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"Are you looking for a space where you can keep it real and get support with achieving your goals? Good, because I believe that everyone deserves the opportunity to create their best life. Building your happiness can be a challenging task as we are often faced with various societal stressors. As a black woman, I am deeply aware of the societal stressors that hinder wellness. Without the proper support, obstacles in life can prevent you from being healthy and happy. My desire is to support adults from varied and diverse backgrounds with creating and or sustaining the life that they want for themselves."
Marie Sarte, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
"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
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
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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"
Dr. Jayn Rajandran PsyD / Jayn.Org, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, LMFT, IO, Psych, CGE
Verified by Psychology Today
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Rockridge
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. "
(650) 727-1761
Verified
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Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
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"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. "
Shanna LoPresti, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
"You can thrive, feel more freedom and peace, and you don't have to do it alone. Relationship challenges, confusing emotions, and transitions can leave us feeling shaky. Somatic (body-centered) therapy can help you understand yourself while healing past hurts. Every relationship you have had with others and society influences your well-being. I can help you navigate relationships with self, loved ones, and the wider world with confidence and ease. You possess tremendous inner strength, courage, and determination. If you are willing to work, you can have the change you desire. You deserve to be your best self."
(415) 528-3513
Verified
Rockridge
Oakland, California 94618
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"You can thrive, feel more freedom and peace, and you don't have to do it alone. Relationship challenges, confusing emotions, and transitions can leave us feeling shaky. Somatic (body-centered) therapy can help you understand yourself while healing past hurts. Every relationship you have had with others and society influences your well-being. I can help you navigate relationships with self, loved ones, and the wider world with confidence and ease. You possess tremendous inner strength, courage, and determination. If you are willing to work, you can have the change you desire. You deserve to be your best self."

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