Debbie Thomas
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Offers online therapy
Working with couples my approach integrates CBT, Psychodynamic, Solution Focused therapies and Mindfulness. Couples can count on learning and practicing effective communication skills, emotional intelligence, and self-awareness. Practicing these skills will help deepen your connection, intimacy, and emotional-attunement with your partner to build the relationship you really want. My work with individuals focuses on support and strategies during times of grief and loss, relationship struggles, and life transitions.
(925) 478-3694
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Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Offers online therapy
Working with couples my approach integrates CBT, Psychodynamic, Solution Focused therapies and Mindfulness. Couples can count on learning and practicing effective communication skills, emotional intelligence, and self-awareness. Practicing these skills will help deepen your connection, intimacy, and emotional-attunement with your partner to build the relationship you really want. My work with individuals focuses on support and strategies during times of grief and loss, relationship struggles, and life transitions.
Janis E McKinstry
MA Verified
Office is near:
Walnut Creek, CA 94595
Offers online therapy
Would you like to feel calm & grounded in these difficult times, learn how to counter fear with peace & confidence, and learn healthy ways to live for your best health. Are you yearning for more meaning in your life? Do you want to feel empowered in your life? Let's go on the greatest adventure into your inner world and discover who you are behind and beyond the roles you've been playing. Your growth is important for us all! (Our sessions will be on Psychology Today's Sessions Video Platform.)
(505) 405-1268
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Office is near:
Walnut Creek, CA 94595
Offers online therapy
Would you like to feel calm & grounded in these difficult times, learn how to counter fear with peace & confidence, and learn healthy ways to live for your best health. Are you yearning for more meaning in your life? Do you want to feel empowered in your life? Let's go on the greatest adventure into your inner world and discover who you are behind and beyond the roles you've been playing. Your growth is important for us all! (Our sessions will be on Psychology Today's Sessions Video Platform.)
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Lee Embrey
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
I work with individuals and couples who are going through life transitions. I am an interactive therapist, honest and direct. I help people develop their emotional readiness to continue on their life journey. Psychotherapy is about change and development. I have an empathetic approach that helps release feelings, and develop thoughtful understanding.
(925) 478-5235
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Walnut Creek, CA 94598
I work with individuals and couples who are going through life transitions. I am an interactive therapist, honest and direct. I help people develop their emotional readiness to continue on their life journey. Psychotherapy is about change and development. I have an empathetic approach that helps release feelings, and develop thoughtful understanding.
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Amina Akita Mohabbat
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, PPSC Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
Amina holds 2 Bachelors of Arts degrees in Psychology & Japanese from UC Davis (2009), and a Masters in Social Welfare from UCBerkeley (2016). She has practiced in a wide range of settings for over 13 years from schools, inpatient psychiatric facilities, residential programs, community clinics, non profits, primary care clinics, to private and public first tier hospitals across the California bay area & also internationally. This includes UCSF Medical Center, the Alameda, Oakland & San Francisco County, UC Davis Children's Hospital, Asian Health Services, COVID19 frontline disaster work through SF Dept of Public Health, & ZSFGH.
(925) 208-0304
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
Amina holds 2 Bachelors of Arts degrees in Psychology & Japanese from UC Davis (2009), and a Masters in Social Welfare from UCBerkeley (2016). She has practiced in a wide range of settings for over 13 years from schools, inpatient psychiatric facilities, residential programs, community clinics, non profits, primary care clinics, to private and public first tier hospitals across the California bay area & also internationally. This includes UCSF Medical Center, the Alameda, Oakland & San Francisco County, UC Davis Children's Hospital, Asian Health Services, COVID19 frontline disaster work through SF Dept of Public Health, & ZSFGH.
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Daniela (Dani) Pallafacchina
Psychological Associate, PsyD, MAMFT Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
Hello! I'm a postdoctoral level therapist with experience working with a variety of clients who have different backgrounds, interests, and concerns. I work with individuals, both adults and adolescents, in a safe, understanding, accepting, non-judgmental environment. My intent is to focus on you as an individual, honor your experience, and genuinely hear your truth. I foster an inclusive environment for everyone, honoring your sexuality and gender.
(707) 209-7037
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
Hello! I'm a postdoctoral level therapist with experience working with a variety of clients who have different backgrounds, interests, and concerns. I work with individuals, both adults and adolescents, in a safe, understanding, accepting, non-judgmental environment. My intent is to focus on you as an individual, honor your experience, and genuinely hear your truth. I foster an inclusive environment for everyone, honoring your sexuality and gender.
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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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Andrew Lindeman
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Offers online therapy
Is your child struggling with behavior problems, ADHD, depression or anxiety? Are you looking for a therapist with experience working with Autism (and Aspergers) Spectrum Disorders? I specialize in working with children and teens and have over 17 years of experience working with these populations. I have worked as a Behavior Therapist for children on the Autistic spectrum, have taught my own Day Treatment Intensive classroom (for children with extreme behavior challenges) and have worked for Contra Costa County Child and Adolescent Services. I have also worked in the Juvenile Justice department of Los Angeles County with Juvenile offenders.
(925) 329-3088
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Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Offers online therapy
Is your child struggling with behavior problems, ADHD, depression or anxiety? Are you looking for a therapist with experience working with Autism (and Aspergers) Spectrum Disorders? I specialize in working with children and teens and have over 17 years of experience working with these populations. I have worked as a Behavior Therapist for children on the Autistic spectrum, have taught my own Day Treatment Intensive classroom (for children with extreme behavior challenges) and have worked for Contra Costa County Child and Adolescent Services. I have also worked in the Juvenile Justice department of Los Angeles County with Juvenile offenders.
Michael Keesey
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
Feeling stuck, immoblized or unable to make decisions to change your life? I work with clients to identify what is holding you back from achieving your goals and getting your needs met. Through a behavioral lens we work together to identify the behaviors and patterns that are holding you back from your best self and systematically relearn healthy patterns and coping mechanisms that will empower you to make the best decisions for yourself, your relationships or your family.
(925) 267-6286
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
Feeling stuck, immoblized or unable to make decisions to change your life? I work with clients to identify what is holding you back from achieving your goals and getting your needs met. Through a behavioral lens we work together to identify the behaviors and patterns that are holding you back from your best self and systematically relearn healthy patterns and coping mechanisms that will empower you to make the best decisions for yourself, your relationships or your family.
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Debra Frank, MA, MFT
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
I am a Marriage and Family therapist specializing in working with individuals, adolescents, adults, and families. I offer a caring and confidential place for personal counseling and support. I have worked in a variety of clinical settings from a Community Counseling Center to public schools.
(925) 291-4159
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
I am a Marriage and Family therapist specializing in working with individuals, adolescents, adults, and families. I offer a caring and confidential place for personal counseling and support. I have worked in a variety of clinical settings from a Community Counseling Center to public schools.
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Lee Embrey
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Dr. Embrey has practiced psychotherapy in Europe for 15 years and in California since 1990, emphasizing the possibilities of making life better. He has been educated in England and Sweden as well as his doctorate in California. Many choices in life are difficult. Trying to understand our choices, what motivates them and seeing clearly the patterns of our life is the start of choosing a new direction for ourselves or our relationships. I understand how to produce change. I work with individuals and couples mostly, with the utmost care, respect and consideration of situations we find ourselves in.
(925) 945-1860
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Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Dr. Embrey has practiced psychotherapy in Europe for 15 years and in California since 1990, emphasizing the possibilities of making life better. He has been educated in England and Sweden as well as his doctorate in California. Many choices in life are difficult. Trying to understand our choices, what motivates them and seeing clearly the patterns of our life is the start of choosing a new direction for ourselves or our relationships. I understand how to produce change. I work with individuals and couples mostly, with the utmost care, respect and consideration of situations we find ourselves in.
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Eveline Wu
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
Finding yourself easily triggered? Dealing with chronic tension, sleep issues, dissociation, fatigue, nausea, stomachaches or chronic pain? Have you pushed things down inside or "coped" to survive a difficult childhood? Yet now, you find yourself avoiding things, anxious or experiencing body symptoms, or having difficulty with intimacy? Perhaps you want to be a strong advocate for yourself and others, and be more empowered. You want to build better relationships. You want to stop sabatoging yourself. Maybe, you've done a lot of crying it out, breathing exercises, or talking in circles, and you're looking for a way to feel unstuck.
(510) 338-4199
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
Finding yourself easily triggered? Dealing with chronic tension, sleep issues, dissociation, fatigue, nausea, stomachaches or chronic pain? Have you pushed things down inside or "coped" to survive a difficult childhood? Yet now, you find yourself avoiding things, anxious or experiencing body symptoms, or having difficulty with intimacy? Perhaps you want to be a strong advocate for yourself and others, and be more empowered. You want to build better relationships. You want to stop sabatoging yourself. Maybe, you've done a lot of crying it out, breathing exercises, or talking in circles, and you're looking for a way to feel unstuck.
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Anne Rose
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
It can be a lonely and overwhelming feeling to realize that your life doesn't match who you were meant to be. I will help you identify the origin of your maladaptive coping skills, the effect early issues have on you in the present day, and help you learn new, healthy behaviors to live a better and more fulfilling life. I have over 16 years of experience working with individuals, couples and families dealing with dual diagnoses, trauma and PTSD, substance abuse, personality disorders, mood disorders and thought disorders.
(323) 445-4295
Verified
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
It can be a lonely and overwhelming feeling to realize that your life doesn't match who you were meant to be. I will help you identify the origin of your maladaptive coping skills, the effect early issues have on you in the present day, and help you learn new, healthy behaviors to live a better and more fulfilling life. I have over 16 years of experience working with individuals, couples and families dealing with dual diagnoses, trauma and PTSD, substance abuse, personality disorders, mood disorders and thought disorders.
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Brooke Hall, MFT
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Offers online therapy
These current times are absolutely challenging & I hope you are finding your way to support from a variety of places! Therapy can be a place to feel safe, connected, supported, &cared for. A place to find relief, time out, &a place to sort out priorities. Ongoing issues like low self-esteem, grief, transitions, depression & anxiety can feel even more intense at this time. There are breakthrough psychological approaches that can help you achieve much faster &deeper results than you might have known including EMDR, EFT, heartmath, &DNMS. In many cases, these can offer dramatic & lasting changes! I hope you will reach out -
(925) 402-1831
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Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Offers online therapy
These current times are absolutely challenging & I hope you are finding your way to support from a variety of places! Therapy can be a place to feel safe, connected, supported, &cared for. A place to find relief, time out, &a place to sort out priorities. Ongoing issues like low self-esteem, grief, transitions, depression & anxiety can feel even more intense at this time. There are breakthrough psychological approaches that can help you achieve much faster &deeper results than you might have known including EMDR, EFT, heartmath, &DNMS. In many cases, these can offer dramatic & lasting changes! I hope you will reach out -
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Lee Embrey
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94595
Offers online therapy
I have been working with addiction issues since 1975 in California and Europe. I treat all kinds of addiction, including sexual addictions. I will work with you on your terms, without judgement. I understand the pain that you and those close to you have endured. Together we can stop the pain, improve relationships and develop the conditions for happiness. I work together with other professionals for your best physical and mental interests. We can work this out together.
(510) 616-3225
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Walnut Creek, CA 94595
Offers online therapy
I have been working with addiction issues since 1975 in California and Europe. I treat all kinds of addiction, including sexual addictions. I will work with you on your terms, without judgement. I understand the pain that you and those close to you have endured. Together we can stop the pain, improve relationships and develop the conditions for happiness. I work together with other professionals for your best physical and mental interests. We can work this out together.
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Katherine Hughes
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
I am a clinical psychologist based in Walnut Creek, CA. My graduate and postgraduate training included most major approaches to psychotherapy. When I begin psychotherapy with someone, my intent is to work in partnership with you. My style is one of active collaboration. Only with both of us involved, sharing our thoughts and ideas, can a safe and effective working environment develop. Change isn't easy. If it was, you might not be thinking about therapy.
(925) 526-4116
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Walnut Creek, CA 94597
I am a clinical psychologist based in Walnut Creek, CA. My graduate and postgraduate training included most major approaches to psychotherapy. When I begin psychotherapy with someone, my intent is to work in partnership with you. My style is one of active collaboration. Only with both of us involved, sharing our thoughts and ideas, can a safe and effective working environment develop. Change isn't easy. If it was, you might not be thinking about therapy.
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Meredith Reddoch
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, SEP Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
I provide a safe, calm, friendly, empathetic & down to earth environment for you in session. Making changes or gaining a better understanding about your life can be challenging. I will provide support to you whether you are experiencing a crisis, going through a transition in life or are interested in learning more about yourself & relationships. Together we can work on achieving your therapy goals.
(925) 255-5499
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
I provide a safe, calm, friendly, empathetic & down to earth environment for you in session. Making changes or gaining a better understanding about your life can be challenging. I will provide support to you whether you are experiencing a crisis, going through a transition in life or are interested in learning more about yourself & relationships. Together we can work on achieving your therapy goals.
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Graeme Daniels
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
I am a psychoanalytically trained therapist with a long history working upon addiction, relationship, self-discovery issues. I promote consciousness, and honesty.
(925) 241-5135
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
I am a psychoanalytically trained therapist with a long history working upon addiction, relationship, self-discovery issues. I promote consciousness, and honesty.
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Katya Vorobieva
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Not accepting new clients
We all experience difficulties at some point in our lives- this is part of being human. Some people are able to move on and some get "stuck" for reasons that are not always clear. Psychotherapy offers an opportunity to explore these reasons in a safe, accepting environment and inspires personal growth. Therapy itself can be short (a few sessions) or long term, and in successful cases its positive impact lasts a lifetime. For the last 20 years I've helped individuals who struggled with depression, anxiety, relationship or parenting issues, low self-esteem and more to reach their goals.
(650) 619-4695
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Not accepting new clients
We all experience difficulties at some point in our lives- this is part of being human. Some people are able to move on and some get "stuck" for reasons that are not always clear. Psychotherapy offers an opportunity to explore these reasons in a safe, accepting environment and inspires personal growth. Therapy itself can be short (a few sessions) or long term, and in successful cases its positive impact lasts a lifetime. For the last 20 years I've helped individuals who struggled with depression, anxiety, relationship or parenting issues, low self-esteem and more to reach their goals.
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Allan H Solomon
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
I have over 35 years experience as a clinical psychologist. I work primarily with individual adults but also have considerable experience working with children and adolescents. My focus is forming a trusting relationship in which together we work to improve your own sense of well being as well as connection to others. Above all I view our work as collaborative and mutually respectful. Clients have described me as highly empathetic, while helping them to achieve real life goals. I work with depression, anxiety, trauma, intimacy, health, and habit disorders including addictions.
(925) 241-4097
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
I have over 35 years experience as a clinical psychologist. I work primarily with individual adults but also have considerable experience working with children and adolescents. My focus is forming a trusting relationship in which together we work to improve your own sense of well being as well as connection to others. Above all I view our work as collaborative and mutually respectful. Clients have described me as highly empathetic, while helping them to achieve real life goals. I work with depression, anxiety, trauma, intimacy, health, and habit disorders including addictions.
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Peter Oppermann
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
Feeling restless or easily distracted? Lacking energy, motivation, focus, or direction in life? Spinning your wheels in your career or relationships? Prone to pleasing others at all costs, yet feeling unhappy and misunderstood? Always too busy to stop and smell the flowers? I'd like to help you become more empowered, confident, and satisfied through facing and letting go of your fears, irritating beliefs, guilt, and suffering, so you can learn to communicate more effectively and have healthy relationships. For more than twenty-five years I have provided time-limited and in-depth psychotherapy to individuals, couples and groups.
(925) 365-6955
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
Feeling restless or easily distracted? Lacking energy, motivation, focus, or direction in life? Spinning your wheels in your career or relationships? Prone to pleasing others at all costs, yet feeling unhappy and misunderstood? Always too busy to stop and smell the flowers? I'd like to help you become more empowered, confident, and satisfied through facing and letting go of your fears, irritating beliefs, guilt, and suffering, so you can learn to communicate more effectively and have healthy relationships. For more than twenty-five years I have provided time-limited and in-depth psychotherapy to individuals, couples and groups.

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Narcissistic Personality Therapists
Narcissists cut a wide, swashbuckling figure through the world...even in Walnut Creek. At one end of the self-loving spectrum is the charismatic leader with an excess of charm, at the other end reside individuals with narcissistic personality disorder , whose grandiosity soars to such heights that they are manipulative and easily angered, especially when they don't receive the attention they consider their birthright. Narcissism involves cockiness, manipulativeness, selfishness, power motives, and vanity-a love of self...and mirrors. Narcissistic mothers or narcissistic daughters are a common discussion in therapy, although beware the temptation to use the label because we all have a sense of ego. Personality traits related to narcissism include: Psychopathy, and Machiavellianism.

Walnut Creek narcissism therapists can help work through the issues of being, or knowing, a narcissist. As narcissism counselors in Walnut Creek they are experienced in guiding clients in dealing with this disorder.