Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
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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."
Marriage Counseling
(510) 257-9821
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Marriage Counseling
"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."
Adam Kremen, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
"People turn to therapy when they are in too much emotional pain, stuck in intractable situations with intimate partners or at work, or acting in ways that are self-destructive or harmful to others. When other solutions have not worked, therapy offers a chance to address and change outmoded ways of being. The therapeutic relationship is key to this work. It offers the possibility of exploring new ways of relating to ourselves and others that can lead to a richer and more fulfilling life. The therapist must provide a place of safety and be a partner in this process."
Marriage Counseling
(510) 358-4986
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Marriage Counseling
"People turn to therapy when they are in too much emotional pain, stuck in intractable situations with intimate partners or at work, or acting in ways that are self-destructive or harmful to others. When other solutions have not worked, therapy offers a chance to address and change outmoded ways of being. The therapeutic relationship is key to this work. It offers the possibility of exploring new ways of relating to ourselves and others that can lead to a richer and more fulfilling life. The therapist must provide a place of safety and be a partner in this process."
Sara Lesser, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
"If you are struggling with difficult feelings or situations I might be able to help. I enjoy connecting with clients and getting to know the uniqueness of each person I work with. I can help you make sense of your life experiences and together we can find new ways for you to be able to cope better and feel more fulfilled in your life. I really enjoy helping people to thrive and become more authentically themselves. My style is collaborative, genuine and interactive. I believe humor can be an important part of getting through difficult times."
Marriage Counseling
(510) 878-4008
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Marriage Counseling
"If you are struggling with difficult feelings or situations I might be able to help. I enjoy connecting with clients and getting to know the uniqueness of each person I work with. I can help you make sense of your life experiences and together we can find new ways for you to be able to cope better and feel more fulfilled in your life. I really enjoy helping people to thrive and become more authentically themselves. My style is collaborative, genuine and interactive. I believe humor can be an important part of getting through difficult times."
Catherine Valdez, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"You may be feeling overwhelmed with feelings of sadness, worry, loss, despair, anger, fear, or confusion. These feelings may be personal or within your relationships. My goal is to provide a safe, non-judgemental place where we can work together to understand the meaning of your experience and how to realize your goals for a happier life and for loving relationships. I have 30 ears of experience working with individual and relationship issues such as emotional problems, communication, parenting, illness, grief, addiction, and intimacy issues."
Marriage Counseling
(510) 878-5325
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Marriage Counseling
"You may be feeling overwhelmed with feelings of sadness, worry, loss, despair, anger, fear, or confusion. These feelings may be personal or within your relationships. My goal is to provide a safe, non-judgemental place where we can work together to understand the meaning of your experience and how to realize your goals for a happier life and for loving relationships. I have 30 ears of experience working with individual and relationship issues such as emotional problems, communication, parenting, illness, grief, addiction, and intimacy issues."
Psychologist, PhD
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"I am a Jungian-oriented psychotherapist with an extensive background in the arts. As such, I avoid diagnostic labels and preconceptions, approaching each client as a unique individual and tailoring my work to fit his or her evolving needs in developing a better relationship with both inner and outer worlds. Although my preference is to work in depth with long-term clients, I am also comfortable with those seeking short-term work on specific issues--especially couples (straight, gay, or lesbian), with whom I do both premarital and separation counseling, and parent-child and sibling dyads."
Marriage Counseling
(925) 695-7969
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Marriage Counseling
"I am a Jungian-oriented psychotherapist with an extensive background in the arts. As such, I avoid diagnostic labels and preconceptions, approaching each client as a unique individual and tailoring my work to fit his or her evolving needs in developing a better relationship with both inner and outer worlds. Although my preference is to work in depth with long-term clients, I am also comfortable with those seeking short-term work on specific issues--especially couples (straight, gay, or lesbian), with whom I do both premarital and separation counseling, and parent-child and sibling dyads."
Zonya Johnson, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
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"I have worked as a clinical psychologist and psychotherapist for over 25 years. I work with individuals and couples with a broad range of psychological and relationship problems. I very much enjoy the sociocultural diversity of the Bay Area and my psychotherapy practice reflects this diversity. Helping people maximize their individual potential is a never-ending source of satisfaction. I have special interests in relationship issues, women's issues, cultural concerns, and health-related problems. I also enjoy helping people find a balance between the demands of work, self, spirit and family."
Marriage Counseling
(925) 238-8809
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Marriage Counseling
"I have worked as a clinical psychologist and psychotherapist for over 25 years. I work with individuals and couples with a broad range of psychological and relationship problems. I very much enjoy the sociocultural diversity of the Bay Area and my psychotherapy practice reflects this diversity. Helping people maximize their individual potential is a never-ending source of satisfaction. I have special interests in relationship issues, women's issues, cultural concerns, and health-related problems. I also enjoy helping people find a balance between the demands of work, self, spirit and family."
Nathan Greene, Psychologist
Psychologist, Psy.D.
Verified by Psychology Today
"I am a bilingual (English and Spanish-speaking) licensed clinical psychologist who provides therapy and psychological assessment services to children, adolescents, adults and families. I support clients in fostering resilience and in building more meaningful, connected relationships. In therapy, I take a supportive, curious, non-judgemental stance. My clients struggle with issues related to depression, anxiety, loss, adoption, psychological trauma, childhood development, parenting, and everyday stressors."
Marriage Counseling
(949) 577-6606
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Marriage Counseling
"I am a bilingual (English and Spanish-speaking) licensed clinical psychologist who provides therapy and psychological assessment services to children, adolescents, adults and families. I support clients in fostering resilience and in building more meaningful, connected relationships. In therapy, I take a supportive, curious, non-judgemental stance. My clients struggle with issues related to depression, anxiety, loss, adoption, psychological trauma, childhood development, parenting, and everyday stressors."
Susan (Sj) Kahn, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
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"All emotional wounding happens in a larger context. We are all embedded in relationships, families, cultural identities community and institutional values. Therefore our pain, trauma and grief are all firmly connected in a matrix. I mainly work with those of us who are outside the margins of dominant culture and are especially vulnerable. I work from a non pathologizing stance. I believe healing occurs on many levels, in many ways. Psychotherapy is one path to emotional wellness. Do you desire a deeper relationship with yourself and others, and are willing to engage in personal inquiry in an environment of connection? "
Marriage Counseling
(510) 568-8866
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Marriage Counseling
"All emotional wounding happens in a larger context. We are all embedded in relationships, families, cultural identities community and institutional values. Therefore our pain, trauma and grief are all firmly connected in a matrix. I mainly work with those of us who are outside the margins of dominant culture and are especially vulnerable. I work from a non pathologizing stance. I believe healing occurs on many levels, in many ways. Psychotherapy is one path to emotional wellness. Do you desire a deeper relationship with yourself and others, and are willing to engage in personal inquiry in an environment of connection? "
Natalie Compagni Portis, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"I offer psychotherapy through the life cycle and I believe that each of us brings our unique history and experience to each relationship, with our partner, our children, our colleagues, friends and families. Through dialogue and learning deep empathy and understanding of ourselves as well as our partners, we can learn to trust, heal old wounds and love more deeply, and find deep satisfaction within ourselves and in our relationships."
Marriage Counseling
(510) 592-9050
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Marriage Counseling
"I offer psychotherapy through the life cycle and I believe that each of us brings our unique history and experience to each relationship, with our partner, our children, our colleagues, friends and families. Through dialogue and learning deep empathy and understanding of ourselves as well as our partners, we can learn to trust, heal old wounds and love more deeply, and find deep satisfaction within ourselves and in our relationships."
Lucy Fine, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT, RN, CPC
Verified by Psychology Today
"Are you asking, How can I find love? or, What is missing in my relationships? Are you stuck in complaining and blaming, or avoiding and withholding? Are you noticing your relationship struggles make you feel lonelier rather than more open to each other? I provide an environment of safety where you may explore how you are stuck and how your persistent conflicts spoil your potential for intimacy. Tracking the repetitive patterns of communication, and the stories which confirm your most negative beliefs, I will strengthen your awareness to the influences that affect whether you keep repeating old patterns or open to real change."
Marriage Counseling
(415) 742-2927
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Marriage Counseling
"Are you asking, How can I find love? or, What is missing in my relationships? Are you stuck in complaining and blaming, or avoiding and withholding? Are you noticing your relationship struggles make you feel lonelier rather than more open to each other? I provide an environment of safety where you may explore how you are stuck and how your persistent conflicts spoil your potential for intimacy. Tracking the repetitive patterns of communication, and the stories which confirm your most negative beliefs, I will strengthen your awareness to the influences that affect whether you keep repeating old patterns or open to real change."
Jeff Sharp, Psychologist
Psychologist
Verified by Psychology Today
"I enjoy helping bright, creative people who feel passionate about life, yet feel stuck or dissatisfied with some aspect of their life. Intelligence, ambition and success are often accompanied by unexpected challenges and difficulties. Fulfillment in one area of one's life doesn't guarantee satisfaction in other areas. I've had excellent academic training (Yale, UC Berkeley), and extensive clinical training. The breadth and depth of my training allows me to tailor a treatment plan to the specific needs of each client or couple. My orientation is relational and psychodynamic, informed by research on human development and psychotherapy. Visit my website for more information."
Marriage Counseling
(510) 730-3805
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Marriage Counseling
"I enjoy helping bright, creative people who feel passionate about life, yet feel stuck or dissatisfied with some aspect of their life. Intelligence, ambition and success are often accompanied by unexpected challenges and difficulties. Fulfillment in one area of one's life doesn't guarantee satisfaction in other areas. I've had excellent academic training (Yale, UC Berkeley), and extensive clinical training. The breadth and depth of my training allows me to tailor a treatment plan to the specific needs of each client or couple. My orientation is relational and psychodynamic, informed by research on human development and psychotherapy. Visit my website for more information."
Tom Schluckebier, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
"I've been treating adults, couples, families, and groups in CA since 1993 (and earlier, children, teens, families, university employees, addictions and psychiatric illness, back east 1985-93). My post-grad training was in Berkeley at The Psychotherapy Institute (long-term psychodynamic) and UCB Counseling & Psychological Services (brief and long-term). Recently I worked at San Francisco Kaiser treating adults, young to elderly, with a full spectrum of mental health and medical concerns. Based on my clinical background, I tailor therapy to your present experience, future hopes, and past conditioning so you can move forward, potentially even be "self-therapeutic.""
Marriage Counseling
(510) 849-7163
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Marriage Counseling
"I've been treating adults, couples, families, and groups in CA since 1993 (and earlier, children, teens, families, university employees, addictions and psychiatric illness, back east 1985-93). My post-grad training was in Berkeley at The Psychotherapy Institute (long-term psychodynamic) and UCB Counseling & Psychological Services (brief and long-term). Recently I worked at San Francisco Kaiser treating adults, young to elderly, with a full spectrum of mental health and medical concerns. Based on my clinical background, I tailor therapy to your present experience, future hopes, and past conditioning so you can move forward, potentially even be "self-therapeutic.""
Stephen Kusch, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
"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."
Marriage Counseling
(510) 788-2349
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Marriage Counseling
"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."
Barbara Moura, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
"Sometimes the coping strategies that we use no longer work for us. And the usual support systems we turn to, are at times just not enough. Therapy can be an added support to help us figure out new strategies to cope with the challenges and times of transition in our lives. I provide a calm and reflective space, where together we will reach a deeper understanding of what holds you back and what changes you need to make to live your life more fully. Some areas of specialization include women's issues, perinatal and postnatal disorders, early parenting and cancer."
Marriage Counseling
(510) 257-9374
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Marriage Counseling
"Sometimes the coping strategies that we use no longer work for us. And the usual support systems we turn to, are at times just not enough. Therapy can be an added support to help us figure out new strategies to cope with the challenges and times of transition in our lives. I provide a calm and reflective space, where together we will reach a deeper understanding of what holds you back and what changes you need to make to live your life more fully. Some areas of specialization include women's issues, perinatal and postnatal disorders, early parenting and cancer."
Catarina Maria Rodrigues, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"Life guarantees all of us ups and downs- but in our highly individualistic culture, it is common to believe that one ought to be able to handle their own difficulties. In reality, stressful life events,transitions and challenges can become much more manageable with consistent support. Through active listening and reflection,I assist clients in accessing their own intuition about what makes their life feel satisfying. Therapy involves a growing self awareness that often uncovers outdated beliefs and patterns. I truly enjoy guiding clients through this discovery process.This often involves a look at how culture and upbringing influence behavior."
Marriage Counseling
(415) 236-3570
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Marriage Counseling
"Life guarantees all of us ups and downs- but in our highly individualistic culture, it is common to believe that one ought to be able to handle their own difficulties. In reality, stressful life events,transitions and challenges can become much more manageable with consistent support. Through active listening and reflection,I assist clients in accessing their own intuition about what makes their life feel satisfying. Therapy involves a growing self awareness that often uncovers outdated beliefs and patterns. I truly enjoy guiding clients through this discovery process.This often involves a look at how culture and upbringing influence behavior."
Connor Moss
Verified by Psychology Today
"Down-to-earth counseling & psychotherapy for individuals and couples in Oakland, San Francisco, and Online. I help individuals and couples who are feeling stuck move towards more wholeness and satisfaction in their lives. Many people find my straight-forward and practical approach to therapy refreshing and uplifting. I have helped people to overcome addictions and alcoholism, to move past trauma and depression, and I work with integration of past psychedelic and plant medicine experiences to aid the healing journey. "
Marriage Counseling
(510) 929-1700
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Marriage Counseling
"Down-to-earth counseling & psychotherapy for individuals and couples in Oakland, San Francisco, and Online. I help individuals and couples who are feeling stuck move towards more wholeness and satisfaction in their lives. Many people find my straight-forward and practical approach to therapy refreshing and uplifting. I have helped people to overcome addictions and alcoholism, to move past trauma and depression, and I work with integration of past psychedelic and plant medicine experiences to aid the healing journey. "
Cindy Sachs, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, ABD, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"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."
Marriage Counseling
(510) 986-4342
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Marriage Counseling
"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."
Lisa Wild, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"I enjoy working with people who want a different outcome than what they've been getting. If something isn't working out for you or you feel like you are not being your true self, then let's collaborate on how you might be able to do something differently. I have extensive experience working with adolescents, adults and families. Issues regarding our identities, how we relate with others and how we cope with challenges are my specialties. I want to support you to improve your relationship with yourself and with those you care about."
Marriage Counseling
(510) 768-7256
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Marriage Counseling
"I enjoy working with people who want a different outcome than what they've been getting. If something isn't working out for you or you feel like you are not being your true self, then let's collaborate on how you might be able to do something differently. I have extensive experience working with adolescents, adults and families. Issues regarding our identities, how we relate with others and how we cope with challenges are my specialties. I want to support you to improve your relationship with yourself and with those you care about."
Lynn S Tracy, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
"Are you looking to transform your life? Are you tired of being caught in self-destructive patterns? Are you hoping for real change? If so, I am interested in collaborating with you to create the life you want. I am dedicated to helping you achieve your therapeutic goals quickly and fully. In my practice, I see people accomplish profound change on a daily basis. My style is straightforward coupled with compassion. In individual or couples therapy, I work diligently to help you overcome barriers to contentment in intimacy, relationships, work and family life."
Marriage Counseling
(510) 985-4939
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Marriage Counseling
"Are you looking to transform your life? Are you tired of being caught in self-destructive patterns? Are you hoping for real change? If so, I am interested in collaborating with you to create the life you want. I am dedicated to helping you achieve your therapeutic goals quickly and fully. In my practice, I see people accomplish profound change on a daily basis. My style is straightforward coupled with compassion. In individual or couples therapy, I work diligently to help you overcome barriers to contentment in intimacy, relationships, work and family life."
Michael Rochette, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA
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"I have a lifelong commitment to exploring our interconnections with our selves, our families, our significant others, our coworkers/neighbors, and our natural world. I see many of our personal challenges, which tend to manifest as anxiety and depression, correspond with disconnected patterns that leave us stuck, emotionally, cognitively, somatically, and spiritually. As an associated marriage and family therapist, I work with clients to heal existing interconnections and cultivate new ways being in connection."
Marriage Counseling
(510) 298-3372
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Marriage Counseling
"I have a lifelong commitment to exploring our interconnections with our selves, our families, our significant others, our coworkers/neighbors, and our natural world. I see many of our personal challenges, which tend to manifest as anxiety and depression, correspond with disconnected patterns that leave us stuck, emotionally, cognitively, somatically, and spiritually. As an associated marriage and family therapist, I work with clients to heal existing interconnections and cultivate new ways being in connection."

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If you're looking for marriage counseling in 94618 or for an 94618 marriage counselor these professionals provide marriage counseling services. They include marriage and family counselors in 94618 (or sometimes referred to as 'marriage family counselors' or 'family marriage counselors') and Christian marriage counselors. These counselors are licensed and are drawn from the best in their field.


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Therapists in Oakland 94618 are able to work with a wide range of issues.

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in 94618 you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in 94618 and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in 94618 or family therapy in Oakland 94618.