Jennifer Pister
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Orinda, CA 94563
In working with you as a couple, I might focus on how to balance autonomy and togetherness in your marriage.
Whether you are depressed, anxious, confused, or wanting better communication between you and your partner, family, friends or self, I can help you get to know yourself and what is driving your thoughts and feelings. This self wisdom leads to greater choice in your relationships. You can only change you, but changing you leads to changes in the world around you, including the people in your life. I would love to help you listen to and trust your inner guidance in making choices that support you.
(510) 358-4933
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Orinda, CA 94563
In working with you as a couple, I might focus on how to balance autonomy and togetherness in your marriage.
Whether you are depressed, anxious, confused, or wanting better communication between you and your partner, family, friends or self, I can help you get to know yourself and what is driving your thoughts and feelings. This self wisdom leads to greater choice in your relationships. You can only change you, but changing you leads to changes in the world around you, including the people in your life. I would love to help you listen to and trust your inner guidance in making choices that support you.
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Ciele Jupe
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT Verified
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
If you are having difficulty in your marriage or relationship and want to address the root causes of these problems, I have more than thirty five years experience. If you have attempted to work on your relationship before, and want to restore trust, intimacy and vitality, and you have the desire to save the relationship you have invested in, I have a variety of approaches with which I can help. Many couples who have joined in this quest, have succeeded beyond their expectations. If you are an individual who desires a more fulfilling life, I can also help.
(925) 254-9020
Verified

Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
If you are having difficulty in your marriage or relationship and want to address the root causes of these problems, I have more than thirty five years experience. If you have attempted to work on your relationship before, and want to restore trust, intimacy and vitality, and you have the desire to save the relationship you have invested in, I have a variety of approaches with which I can help. Many couples who have joined in this quest, have succeeded beyond their expectations. If you are an individual who desires a more fulfilling life, I can also help.
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Kelly L Ravenel-Mueller
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT, CBT Verified
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
If you find yourself struggling in life to feel whole, happy, at ease with yourself and being in the world, or feel frustrated with a lack of intimacy in your relationships, I can help you. It is important when searching for a therapist that you feel an honest connection. I give a free 30-minute consultation to help you decide if working with me is a match. I have trained in trauma recovery, somatic work, psychodynamic, cognitive, mindfulness, bioenergetic analysis. My focus has been working with individuals around healing from PTSD, anxiety, eating disorders, bi-polar, and marital relationship issues.
(510) 851-8869
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Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
If you find yourself struggling in life to feel whole, happy, at ease with yourself and being in the world, or feel frustrated with a lack of intimacy in your relationships, I can help you. It is important when searching for a therapist that you feel an honest connection. I give a free 30-minute consultation to help you decide if working with me is a match. I have trained in trauma recovery, somatic work, psychodynamic, cognitive, mindfulness, bioenergetic analysis. My focus has been working with individuals around healing from PTSD, anxiety, eating disorders, bi-polar, and marital relationship issues.
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Judy Bensinger-Haynes
Marriage & Family Therapist, MEd, MA, LMFT , #114669 Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
My second Master's is Counseling with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy.
These days there are times when we need someone to talk to. For the past forty years I have embraced individuals who have experienced shame, anxiety, social anxiety, depression and stress. Individuals and families served have had questions and concerns related to caring for family members with special needs and adoptions. My approach is optimistic, empathic and enhances attachments and relationships. My wish is to lessen stress and provide advocacy. Whether your journey is individual, infant-child related or a family dream; I will work to support you and your loved ones in a warm and engaging therapeutic relationship.
(925) 357-9994
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Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
My second Master's is Counseling with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy.
These days there are times when we need someone to talk to. For the past forty years I have embraced individuals who have experienced shame, anxiety, social anxiety, depression and stress. Individuals and families served have had questions and concerns related to caring for family members with special needs and adoptions. My approach is optimistic, empathic and enhances attachments and relationships. My wish is to lessen stress and provide advocacy. Whether your journey is individual, infant-child related or a family dream; I will work to support you and your loved ones in a warm and engaging therapeutic relationship.
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Noah Oderberg
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
I also specialize in Relationship & Marital Therapy.
Are you struggling with depression, low self-confidence, or anxiety? Are you having difficulties in your relationships or at work? Are you finding it hard to cope with a loss, life transition, or illness? I have brought warmth, knowledge, and compassion to my work with individuals & couples for 25 years as a Psychologist. My approach to psychotherapy is to create a safe environment through listening and empathy that will enable you to talk about patterns in your life that are causing you distress. My goal is to help you achieve greater life satisfaction, healthier relationships & new sources of self worth.
(510) 404-8846
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Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
I also specialize in Relationship & Marital Therapy.
Are you struggling with depression, low self-confidence, or anxiety? Are you having difficulties in your relationships or at work? Are you finding it hard to cope with a loss, life transition, or illness? I have brought warmth, knowledge, and compassion to my work with individuals & couples for 25 years as a Psychologist. My approach to psychotherapy is to create a safe environment through listening and empathy that will enable you to talk about patterns in your life that are causing you distress. My goal is to help you achieve greater life satisfaction, healthier relationships & new sources of self worth.
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Andrea Colombu
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
My work is informed by Transpersonal, Humanistic-Existential, Contemplative, Buddhist & Somatic Psychology, and Nondual Wisdom With COUPLES I focus particular attention in creating & supporting conscious relationships, communication issues, per-marital counseling, separation & divorce, trust & infidelity.
The interface between contemporary psychology and the wisdom of contemplative practice spirituality is central to my work with individuals and couples and to my general approach to therapy. With the use of MINDFULNESS based therapy and a non-judgmental and non-pathological approach I create a healing and supportive environment were growth and transformation can take place through our in depth process of exploration. From this general holistic and contemplative perspective I address a variety of issues of emotional, existential and relational nature with both individuals and couples and would be very happy to help you as well!
(925) 247-3565
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Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
My work is informed by Transpersonal, Humanistic-Existential, Contemplative, Buddhist & Somatic Psychology, and Nondual Wisdom With COUPLES I focus particular attention in creating & supporting conscious relationships, communication issues, per-marital counseling, separation & divorce, trust & infidelity.
The interface between contemporary psychology and the wisdom of contemplative practice spirituality is central to my work with individuals and couples and to my general approach to therapy. With the use of MINDFULNESS based therapy and a non-judgmental and non-pathological approach I create a healing and supportive environment were growth and transformation can take place through our in depth process of exploration. From this general holistic and contemplative perspective I address a variety of issues of emotional, existential and relational nature with both individuals and couples and would be very happy to help you as well!
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Haley Hewitt
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, E-RYT Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
I am a Registered Yoga Teacher and a CA BBS licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.
My name is Haley Hewitt and I specialize in individual, couples, and family therapy. I believe that because we are complex and unique individuals, an approach that integrates both mind and body is essential for the healing, growth, and resiliency that is the goal of therapeutic counseling. Treatment specializations include: Therapy for depression and anxiety, couples counseling, children and adolescents, work and career issues, stress and/or pain management, life transitions, self-esteem, mental illness/mental health issues, gender and/or sexual identity, and LGBTQIA-lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual communities.
(925) 275-5742
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Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
I am a Registered Yoga Teacher and a CA BBS licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.
My name is Haley Hewitt and I specialize in individual, couples, and family therapy. I believe that because we are complex and unique individuals, an approach that integrates both mind and body is essential for the healing, growth, and resiliency that is the goal of therapeutic counseling. Treatment specializations include: Therapy for depression and anxiety, couples counseling, children and adolescents, work and career issues, stress and/or pain management, life transitions, self-esteem, mental illness/mental health issues, gender and/or sexual identity, and LGBTQIA-lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual communities.
Janitzia Rodríguez
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
I am a licensed marriage and family therapist and specialize in working with those who are at a crossroads in their life and ready to confront issues that have been stopping them from accomplishing their goals and dreams.
If you are wanting to improve your relationship with yourself or others to build better communication, boundaries and assertiveness you came to the right place.
(925) 293-9281
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Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
I am a licensed marriage and family therapist and specialize in working with those who are at a crossroads in their life and ready to confront issues that have been stopping them from accomplishing their goals and dreams.
If you are wanting to improve your relationship with yourself or others to build better communication, boundaries and assertiveness you came to the right place.
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Kathleen Haley
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, MA, LMFT Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
I help couples who have experienced wounding or have drifted apart, feel connected and whole again. I also help couples who are on the brink of separation or divorce decide whether to try to restore their marriage to health, or move towards divorce. I help individuals improve their relationships with others, and develop new connections that bring increased sense of worth and emotional aliveness. I also work with adolescents questioning their sexuality and gender-expansive youth. I have a flexible schedule with afternoon, evening and Saturday appointments.
(925) 233-4515
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Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
I help couples who have experienced wounding or have drifted apart, feel connected and whole again. I also help couples who are on the brink of separation or divorce decide whether to try to restore their marriage to health, or move towards divorce. I help individuals improve their relationships with others, and develop new connections that bring increased sense of worth and emotional aliveness. I also work with adolescents questioning their sexuality and gender-expansive youth. I have a flexible schedule with afternoon, evening and Saturday appointments.
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Elizabeth Rae Walker
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MBA, MFT
Orinda, CA 94563
Living a life where struggling is a regular experience is difficult to change, because no one wants to feel worse. Therapy helps by talking through what's happened, what feels wrong and what ideas you have about it, all which may be conscious or unconscious. What's unconscious surfaces naturally through our dialogue together. Most people enter therapy afraid, because they don't know where to start or are overwhelmed because so much has happened. With over 25 years of experience, I can help you navigate this terrain to relieve pain, clarify thoughts and beliefs, and to improve feelings of well-being.
(925) 259-3986
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Orinda, CA 94563
Living a life where struggling is a regular experience is difficult to change, because no one wants to feel worse. Therapy helps by talking through what's happened, what feels wrong and what ideas you have about it, all which may be conscious or unconscious. What's unconscious surfaces naturally through our dialogue together. Most people enter therapy afraid, because they don't know where to start or are overwhelmed because so much has happened. With over 25 years of experience, I can help you navigate this terrain to relieve pain, clarify thoughts and beliefs, and to improve feelings of well-being.
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John A Barakos Jr
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Orinda, CA 94563
Hello! I am an MFT and I specialize in managing conflict, I can help when it seems that you are constantly battling with your child. I work in the short term to stabalize the situation and get everyone back to the table. Then we work together to resolve the underlying issues. I mostly work with at risk adolescents and their families. These are young people who have had conflicts at home, trouble at school and/or trouble with the law.
(925) 270-0331
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Orinda, CA 94563
Hello! I am an MFT and I specialize in managing conflict, I can help when it seems that you are constantly battling with your child. I work in the short term to stabalize the situation and get everyone back to the table. Then we work together to resolve the underlying issues. I mostly work with at risk adolescents and their families. These are young people who have had conflicts at home, trouble at school and/or trouble with the law.
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Lisa Thompson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
You’re struggling with difficult feelings in your relationship with a spouse, partner, your child, family members, friends or people at work. Or you may be trying to come to terms with painful feelings about things that happened in the past. When you’re hurting or feeling confused, you don’t know what to do. People in your life may not understand you or your experiences. You may want to develop greater self-awareness and hope to find a greater sense of choice and freedom in your life. It takes courage to sit with the layers of your experience. And it also takes time. Therapy allows for time to look inside and be present.
(925) 259-3723
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Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
You’re struggling with difficult feelings in your relationship with a spouse, partner, your child, family members, friends or people at work. Or you may be trying to come to terms with painful feelings about things that happened in the past. When you’re hurting or feeling confused, you don’t know what to do. People in your life may not understand you or your experiences. You may want to develop greater self-awareness and hope to find a greater sense of choice and freedom in your life. It takes courage to sit with the layers of your experience. And it also takes time. Therapy allows for time to look inside and be present.
Daniel A. Linder
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
All of the work I do is about empowering the transformation of relationships by developing the relationship with your Self. My clients are in pursuit of deep connections and intimate relationships and are seeking guidance as they're lacking the necessary knowhow and training in the arts of relating, connection, intimacy and conversation. I created The Relationship Model of Addiction, in which addiction is viewed as a relationship (not a disease), with a means of relief of pain from unmet emotional needs. Recovery as a three-stage transitional journey out of unhealthy relationships and into healthy ones.
(415) 800-3854
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Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
All of the work I do is about empowering the transformation of relationships by developing the relationship with your Self. My clients are in pursuit of deep connections and intimate relationships and are seeking guidance as they're lacking the necessary knowhow and training in the arts of relating, connection, intimacy and conversation. I created The Relationship Model of Addiction, in which addiction is viewed as a relationship (not a disease), with a means of relief of pain from unmet emotional needs. Recovery as a three-stage transitional journey out of unhealthy relationships and into healthy ones.
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Stephanie Solar, LMFT
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
Let's face it. Life is a juggling act between home, work, school, friends and family. Our bodies are bioenergetic systems geared for balance. When things go well, our energy flows and we feel good. When life happens and stress occurs, we can feel anxiety, depression and physical pain. We reach outside ourselves for relief when going inside is the answer. If you are ready for change and are committed to making that happen, please make an appointment today. My approach is wholistic and I use Energy Psychology (Tapping), Zen Buddhism and Mindfulness to achieve a client goals.
(925) 258-9611
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Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
Let's face it. Life is a juggling act between home, work, school, friends and family. Our bodies are bioenergetic systems geared for balance. When things go well, our energy flows and we feel good. When life happens and stress occurs, we can feel anxiety, depression and physical pain. We reach outside ourselves for relief when going inside is the answer. If you are ready for change and are committed to making that happen, please make an appointment today. My approach is wholistic and I use Energy Psychology (Tapping), Zen Buddhism and Mindfulness to achieve a client goals.
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Ryan Crochiere
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA, BA Verified
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
The most important journey you may make in your life is the journey of building an honest and compassionate relationship with yourself. From shame, pride, trauma, and introjected "shoulds" there are so many reasons that we often operate from a partial and compassionless understanding of ourselves. These blind spots can cause us anxiety, depression, addictions and a multitude of other symptoms that we mistake to be "who we are". I have faith in the human condition and the ability our heal into our own fullness. Therapy is the place to make this journey.
(415) 630-5506
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Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
The most important journey you may make in your life is the journey of building an honest and compassionate relationship with yourself. From shame, pride, trauma, and introjected "shoulds" there are so many reasons that we often operate from a partial and compassionless understanding of ourselves. These blind spots can cause us anxiety, depression, addictions and a multitude of other symptoms that we mistake to be "who we are". I have faith in the human condition and the ability our heal into our own fullness. Therapy is the place to make this journey.
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Rachel Moran
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
I have been involved in the addiction recovery field for almost three decades, working with adolescents and adults in both inpatient and outpatient settings. I specialize in providing support, education, prevention and crisis management to adolescents, adults, couples and families who are struggling with drug and alcohol issues as well as depression and anxiety symptoms that may be a result of, or a contributor to, the use of substances.
(925) 271-2728
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Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
I have been involved in the addiction recovery field for almost three decades, working with adolescents and adults in both inpatient and outpatient settings. I specialize in providing support, education, prevention and crisis management to adolescents, adults, couples and families who are struggling with drug and alcohol issues as well as depression and anxiety symptoms that may be a result of, or a contributor to, the use of substances.
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Debra Jay Sheppard
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA, BA Verified
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
I specialize in working with couples, parenting, parents with special needs children, young adults and grandparents. Family conflict, divorce, blended families who are undergoing a wide range of emotional, behavioral, academic, and relational issues need support and tools. Retirement, aging, caring for aging parents, caring for ill-loved ones, coping with life threatening illness and grief and loss are also important issues impacting life and family. Therapy can bring understanding, increase communication and create healthy relationships, life transitions and families.
(925) 357-9935
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Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
I specialize in working with couples, parenting, parents with special needs children, young adults and grandparents. Family conflict, divorce, blended families who are undergoing a wide range of emotional, behavioral, academic, and relational issues need support and tools. Retirement, aging, caring for aging parents, caring for ill-loved ones, coping with life threatening illness and grief and loss are also important issues impacting life and family. Therapy can bring understanding, increase communication and create healthy relationships, life transitions and families.
Candace Selover
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
Are you having trouble at home? Are you and your partner struggling? Whether it's working with parents, couples, families, or directly with children, for the past 20 years I've been helping families feel better. For families with special needs, I have an extensive background with ASD and other intellectual/developmental disabilities. I’m also keenly aware of the unique needs of the LGBTQ+ community. I help individual adults with depression, anxiety, or transitioning into different phases of life such as young adulthood, family building /parenting, moving to an empty nest, or challenges related to older adulthood.
(925) 386-7491
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Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
Are you having trouble at home? Are you and your partner struggling? Whether it's working with parents, couples, families, or directly with children, for the past 20 years I've been helping families feel better. For families with special needs, I have an extensive background with ASD and other intellectual/developmental disabilities. I’m also keenly aware of the unique needs of the LGBTQ+ community. I help individual adults with depression, anxiety, or transitioning into different phases of life such as young adulthood, family building /parenting, moving to an empty nest, or challenges related to older adulthood.
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Jerolyn Peery, LMFT
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
To become more intimate or connected to others, we need to improve the quality of connection to ourselves. I work with children, teens and adults. I specialize in working with individuals who are seeking personal empowerment in their lives. There are many life events, situations, or relationships that interfere with one's sense of empowerment. When feeling disempowered, one's capacity to access a full self becomes limited.
(925) 247-8714
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Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
To become more intimate or connected to others, we need to improve the quality of connection to ourselves. I work with children, teens and adults. I specialize in working with individuals who are seeking personal empowerment in their lives. There are many life events, situations, or relationships that interfere with one's sense of empowerment. When feeling disempowered, one's capacity to access a full self becomes limited.
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Margie Ryerson
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
My orientation is cognitive and behavioral (CBT). I'm a caring compassionate listener and also actively engage with clients to elicit thoughts, feelings, and strategies for healing. My specialties include eating disorders, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, couples, family issues, parenting, teens, and children nine and older. My therapy approach is directive and problem-solving while encouraging self-acceptance and compassion. I believe that everyone is capable of change at his or her own rate and comfort level. I help my clients eliminate self-critical thinking that too often sabotages their happiness and their relationships.
(925) 392-3516
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Orinda, CA 94563
Offers online therapy
My orientation is cognitive and behavioral (CBT). I'm a caring compassionate listener and also actively engage with clients to elicit thoughts, feelings, and strategies for healing. My specialties include eating disorders, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, couples, family issues, parenting, teens, and children nine and older. My therapy approach is directive and problem-solving while encouraging self-acceptance and compassion. I believe that everyone is capable of change at his or her own rate and comfort level. I help my clients eliminate self-critical thinking that too often sabotages their happiness and their relationships.

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