Psychologist, PhD, MBA, ABPP
Verified by Psychology Today
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94618
"Many people, like those I usually work with, feel that, because of experiences in their past, they are not able to live as fully and happily as they wish. They want to be free of the effects of those experiences. Each person sets their own pace, but newer, effective approaches enable most people to reach their therapeutic goals more quickly than they could with older methods. These newer methods require out of session practice and record-keeping, so that we might better understand the events that cause difficulties and develop new ways to respond. The therapist is your guide, mentor, coach, and knowledgeable ally."
Peer Relationships
(510) 488-2253
Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94618
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Peer Relationships
"Many people, like those I usually work with, feel that, because of experiences in their past, they are not able to live as fully and happily as they wish. They want to be free of the effects of those experiences. Each person sets their own pace, but newer, effective approaches enable most people to reach their therapeutic goals more quickly than they could with older methods. These newer methods require out of session practice and record-keeping, so that we might better understand the events that cause difficulties and develop new ways to respond. The therapist is your guide, mentor, coach, and knowledgeable ally."
Carrie K Evenden, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Hosts group in:
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94609
"The decision to start psychotherapy is significant as it often means that you are suffering in some way or you've realized that what you've been doing is no longer working, and you are seeking change in your life. My approach is collaborative, warm, and challenging. I work psychodynamically, and also focus on the integration of the mind and body. I believe change occurs through the expression of emotions, addressing how the past impacts your current experiences, and exploring interpersonal relationships, including the relationship between the patient and therapist."
Peer Relationships
(415) 234-4674
Verified
Hosts group in:
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94609
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Peer Relationships
"The decision to start psychotherapy is significant as it often means that you are suffering in some way or you've realized that what you've been doing is no longer working, and you are seeking change in your life. My approach is collaborative, warm, and challenging. I work psychodynamically, and also focus on the integration of the mind and body. I believe change occurs through the expression of emotions, addressing how the past impacts your current experiences, and exploring interpersonal relationships, including the relationship between the patient and therapist."
Nick Wightman, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94611
"Choosing to start therapy is a sign of strength, not weakness. I believe all people have a natural inclination toward growth and wholeness and sometimes things get in the way. Exploring these obstacles with compassion and courage can help you cultivate the most important relationship of your life -- your relationship with yourself. Whether your challenge is depression, anxiety, grief and loss, relationships, addictions or career challenges, all you need to get started is the desire to change."
Peer Relationships
(510) 403-8480
Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94611
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Peer Relationships
"Choosing to start therapy is a sign of strength, not weakness. I believe all people have a natural inclination toward growth and wholeness and sometimes things get in the way. Exploring these obstacles with compassion and courage can help you cultivate the most important relationship of your life -- your relationship with yourself. Whether your challenge is depression, anxiety, grief and loss, relationships, addictions or career challenges, all you need to get started is the desire to change."
Jess Gioia, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, AMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94609
"Aren’t emotions the worst? You're chugging along in your routine that includes all the things you’re supposed to do to be healthy, happy and successful, and then boom! Overwhelming anger or despair pops up out of nowhere and knocks you on your ass, and despite your efforts, there is nothing you can do to stop it. You are extremely intelligent, highly disciplined; you don’t need any more self-care tips. What you do need is someone there when you feel out of control, who won’t be intimidated by how deeply you feel and who in fact relishes the opportunity to walk with you on this terrifying and exhilarating journey of being human."
Peer Relationships
(510) 901-3465
Verified
Office is near:
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94609
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Peer Relationships
"Aren’t emotions the worst? You're chugging along in your routine that includes all the things you’re supposed to do to be healthy, happy and successful, and then boom! Overwhelming anger or despair pops up out of nowhere and knocks you on your ass, and despite your efforts, there is nothing you can do to stop it. You are extremely intelligent, highly disciplined; you don’t need any more self-care tips. What you do need is someone there when you feel out of control, who won’t be intimidated by how deeply you feel and who in fact relishes the opportunity to walk with you on this terrifying and exhilarating journey of being human."
Jane Burka, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94618
"Are you worried about self-defeating tendencies? Why do you get in your own way in relationships, at work, in school, or in expressing your inspiration and creativity? We look together at the barriers to success that interfere with productivity and peace of mind. Because I co-authored the book, "Procrastination: Why You Do It; What To Do About It NOW," (and because it took me six years to complete my dissertation!) I like to help people overcome procrastination and achieve their goals. My other specialities include: grief, trauma, relationship difficulties, sexual and gender confusion, low self-esteem."
Peer Relationships
(925) 290-8958
Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94618
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Peer Relationships
"Are you worried about self-defeating tendencies? Why do you get in your own way in relationships, at work, in school, or in expressing your inspiration and creativity? We look together at the barriers to success that interfere with productivity and peace of mind. Because I co-authored the book, "Procrastination: Why You Do It; What To Do About It NOW," (and because it took me six years to complete my dissertation!) I like to help people overcome procrastination and achieve their goals. My other specialities include: grief, trauma, relationship difficulties, sexual and gender confusion, low self-esteem."
Lynn S Tracy, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94618
"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."
Peer Relationships
(510) 985-4939
Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94618
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Peer Relationships
"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."
Leesha Mony, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, M.A., AMFT, 100767
Verified by Psychology Today
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94618
"I am an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist. The clients that I often see are individuals, couples or parents seeking new tools for their repertoire, or to evoke old one’s that may have gone unseen for a while. I work with adults who want to learn new tools to help cope with challenging life circumstances or unwanted feelings. I help my clients connect to their authenticity through insightful awareness and empowerment, while helping to identify and change patterns that feel old and too familiar. I firmly believe that everyone has the tools within themselves to heal and make changes, and my job is the be guide in that process. "
Peer Relationships
(510) 939-7036
Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94618
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Peer Relationships
"I am an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist. The clients that I often see are individuals, couples or parents seeking new tools for their repertoire, or to evoke old one’s that may have gone unseen for a while. I work with adults who want to learn new tools to help cope with challenging life circumstances or unwanted feelings. I help my clients connect to their authenticity through insightful awareness and empowerment, while helping to identify and change patterns that feel old and too familiar. I firmly believe that everyone has the tools within themselves to heal and make changes, and my job is the be guide in that process. "
Carolina Bacchi, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94618
"I work towards developing a relationship with you where you can feel safe to express your feelings, talk about your concerns and think creatively about old patterns and past worries that may be holding you back from living life more fully. I strive to create a therapeutic environment where you will gain more awareness and learn to live in a creative and playful manner while developing the capacity to know and realistically meet your own needs. You will find me to be warm, interested, creative, and curious therapist."
Peer Relationships
(510) 771-7926
Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94618
Peer Relationships
"I work towards developing a relationship with you where you can feel safe to express your feelings, talk about your concerns and think creatively about old patterns and past worries that may be holding you back from living life more fully. I strive to create a therapeutic environment where you will gain more awareness and learn to live in a creative and playful manner while developing the capacity to know and realistically meet your own needs. You will find me to be warm, interested, creative, and curious therapist."
Kathleen Parkinson McConnell, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94611
""Reaching out is the first step. I invite you to take that first step and CALL me at 510-652-1902. I look forward to talking with you.""
Peer Relationships
(510) 652-1902
Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94611
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Peer Relationships
""Reaching out is the first step. I invite you to take that first step and CALL me at 510-652-1902. I look forward to talking with you.""
Leslie A Wasserman, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94618
"Do past wounds keep you from living your best life today? Often, the behaviors, thoughts and emotions that are getting in our way today actually worked to keep us physically and emotionally safe at some point in our life. I encourage you cultivate empowerment in the present by creating space for healing the past. It would be my privilege to be your guide and partner on this healing and transforming journey."
Peer Relationships
(510) 455-7941
Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94618
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Peer Relationships
"Do past wounds keep you from living your best life today? Often, the behaviors, thoughts and emotions that are getting in our way today actually worked to keep us physically and emotionally safe at some point in our life. I encourage you cultivate empowerment in the present by creating space for healing the past. It would be my privilege to be your guide and partner on this healing and transforming journey."
Luke (Frank Luke) Adams, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, CHT, SUDC, CCS, CST
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94609
"Do other therapists seem judgmental? Don't understand? Won't listen to you? If you need to talk about anything and everything, clients tell me I have a strong capacity for compassion, empathy, and care. At the same time, I’m forthright and candid. I see you and hear you—a whole person (body, mind, spirit) living in an interactive and interconnected world. I believe you're the expert in you--even if you're not yet aware of it. My role is to help you find that, and bring my own holistic vision, experience, training, expertise, and tools to the table, so you can work to be the best possible version of you."
Peer Relationships
(415) 666-2381
Verified
Office is near:
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94609
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Peer Relationships
"Do other therapists seem judgmental? Don't understand? Won't listen to you? If you need to talk about anything and everything, clients tell me I have a strong capacity for compassion, empathy, and care. At the same time, I’m forthright and candid. I see you and hear you—a whole person (body, mind, spirit) living in an interactive and interconnected world. I believe you're the expert in you--even if you're not yet aware of it. My role is to help you find that, and bring my own holistic vision, experience, training, expertise, and tools to the table, so you can work to be the best possible version of you."
Tina Kopko, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, CGRS
Verified by Psychology Today
Hosts group in:
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94609
"I help clients find what's blocking authenticity in relationship to themselves and others. Often we don't realize how the old hurts, bitterness, regret, shame and beliefs "contaminate" our communicate with others. The feeling underneath our message is also received by the other person. We tend to deny this fact, even though we see people reacting to us in unpredicted ways. I can help you uncover and process the non-verbal messages you are communicating, so that you can have honest, fulfilling and authentic relationships. I also help with depression, anxiety, grief and loss, life transitions, self-awareness and mindfulness."
Peer Relationships
(510) 606-9784
Verified
Hosts group in:
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94609
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Peer Relationships
"I help clients find what's blocking authenticity in relationship to themselves and others. Often we don't realize how the old hurts, bitterness, regret, shame and beliefs "contaminate" our communicate with others. The feeling underneath our message is also received by the other person. We tend to deny this fact, even though we see people reacting to us in unpredicted ways. I can help you uncover and process the non-verbal messages you are communicating, so that you can have honest, fulfilling and authentic relationships. I also help with depression, anxiety, grief and loss, life transitions, self-awareness and mindfulness."
Dori Dubin, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
North Oakland
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."
Peer Relationships
(510) 497-0306
Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94618
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Peer Relationships
"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."
Daria Orechwa, Counselor
Counselor, MS, LPCC, (#1063)
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94609
"As your therapist, I am committed to working with you to understand how your unique life experiences, choices, beliefs, and actions contribute to deep feelings of loss and confusion and how the past has shaped your core beliefs, impacting your life today. Gently and with curiosity, we will delve into the emotional experiences and complex behavior patterns associated with the despair of your current life position. A keen awareness of oneself with a sense of liberation and excitement can often emerge as painful emotions and memories are released. Together, we can facilitate a process of healing, growth, and change. "
Peer Relationships
(628) 209-0959
Verified
Office is near:
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94609
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Peer Relationships
"As your therapist, I am committed to working with you to understand how your unique life experiences, choices, beliefs, and actions contribute to deep feelings of loss and confusion and how the past has shaped your core beliefs, impacting your life today. Gently and with curiosity, we will delve into the emotional experiences and complex behavior patterns associated with the despair of your current life position. A keen awareness of oneself with a sense of liberation and excitement can often emerge as painful emotions and memories are released. Together, we can facilitate a process of healing, growth, and change. "
Apryl 'Avry' Todd, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94611
"I believe strongly in the power of healing though creating a safe, supportive, and non-judgmental space for you to explore your unique experience. My goal is to help you connect with your innate inner strengths, deepen self-understanding and insight, and build skills that foster healing and resilience. I provide short-term solution-focused counseling, as well as long-term in-depth therapy for adults seeking support around a variety of issues. My clients describe me as warm, engaging, and caring. "
Peer Relationships
(510) 824-8249
Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94611
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Peer Relationships
"I believe strongly in the power of healing though creating a safe, supportive, and non-judgmental space for you to explore your unique experience. My goal is to help you connect with your innate inner strengths, deepen self-understanding and insight, and build skills that foster healing and resilience. I provide short-term solution-focused counseling, as well as long-term in-depth therapy for adults seeking support around a variety of issues. My clients describe me as warm, engaging, and caring. "
Beth Gadomski, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94611
"Working at Stanford University and the University of California, Berkeley, helped me to develop these three recommendations for finding a therapist: 1) Find the "best fit" by meeting with (or calling) two or three therapists. Research suggests that the relationship you develop with your therapist determines therapy outcomes/benefits. Trust your judgement; pick a therapist that you like. 2) When contacting therapists, ask what experience they have working with your particular concerns. If their response does not increase your comfort, find another therapist. 3) Consider your preferred therapist demographics, such as age, ethnic-racial identity, and gender."
Peer Relationships
(415) 373-6080
Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94611
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Peer Relationships
"Working at Stanford University and the University of California, Berkeley, helped me to develop these three recommendations for finding a therapist: 1) Find the "best fit" by meeting with (or calling) two or three therapists. Research suggests that the relationship you develop with your therapist determines therapy outcomes/benefits. Trust your judgement; pick a therapist that you like. 2) When contacting therapists, ask what experience they have working with your particular concerns. If their response does not increase your comfort, find another therapist. 3) Consider your preferred therapist demographics, such as age, ethnic-racial identity, and gender."
Zachary A Berman, Psychologist
Psychologist, MA, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94618
"As an engaged listener, I strive to create an atmosphere of respect and understanding, while also being compassionate, non-judgmental and warm. Within this safe space, we can explore family and relationship patterns and address your specific needs. I tailor sessions to meet each client’s challenges, developing trusting relationships that help him or her move towards a life of playfulness, passion and purpose. Your unique journey is made up of the circumstances, choices, beliefs and values that make up your reality. Together, we will determine new ways to bring tranquility, vitality, and fulfillment to your life. www.drzackberman.com"
Peer Relationships
(415) 878-3703
Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94618
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Peer Relationships
"As an engaged listener, I strive to create an atmosphere of respect and understanding, while also being compassionate, non-judgmental and warm. Within this safe space, we can explore family and relationship patterns and address your specific needs. I tailor sessions to meet each client’s challenges, developing trusting relationships that help him or her move towards a life of playfulness, passion and purpose. Your unique journey is made up of the circumstances, choices, beliefs and values that make up your reality. Together, we will determine new ways to bring tranquility, vitality, and fulfillment to your life. www.drzackberman.com"
Katelyn Simons, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94618
"I practice both individual psychotherapy and assessment for children, adolescents, and adults. I specialize in understanding and addressing coping skills, anxiety, self-esteem, body image, and family conflict. Through therapy, assessment, or consultation, I provide support in navigating individual complexities. Whether I am working with children, teenagers, or adults, my aim is to help those I work with manage overwhelming emotions, navigate challenging situations, and address barriers standing in the way of contentment and clarity."
Peer Relationships
(510) 296-6515
Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94618
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Peer Relationships
"I practice both individual psychotherapy and assessment for children, adolescents, and adults. I specialize in understanding and addressing coping skills, anxiety, self-esteem, body image, and family conflict. Through therapy, assessment, or consultation, I provide support in navigating individual complexities. Whether I am working with children, teenagers, or adults, my aim is to help those I work with manage overwhelming emotions, navigate challenging situations, and address barriers standing in the way of contentment and clarity."
Laura Janowitch, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD, MA, MPsy
Verified by Psychology Today
North Oakland
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, college, 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."
Peer Relationships
(510) 901-4617
Verified
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94618
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Peer Relationships
"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, college, 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."
Dr. Jayn Rajandran PsyD / Jayn.Org, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, LMFT, IO, Psych, CGE
Verified by Psychology Today
Hosts group in:
North Oakland
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. "
Peer Relationships
(650) 727-1761
Verified
Hosts group in:
North Oakland
Oakland, California 94618
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Peer Relationships
"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. "

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Peer Relationships in North Oakland, Oakland

Teens want to be with people their own age - their peers. During their adolescent years, teens and tweens often spend more time with their peers than with their parents. Through their peer relationships, they can be both connected and independent, as they grow away from their parents' images of them and develop identities of their own. Peers provide a place for accepting the feelings, thoughts and actions that come with the search for identity.

Positive Peer Pressure in North Oakland, Oakland

The ability to develop healthy friendships and peer relationships depends on a teen's self-identity and self-esteem. Peer pressure can encourage your teen's energy and motivate your teen to conform to healthy behavior. Peers can act as positive role models and demonstrate constructive social behavior. Peers listen to, accept, and understand the frustrations, challenges, and concerns of being a tween or teenager.

Negative Peer Pressure in North Oakland, Oakland

The need for acceptance, approval, and belonging can lead some teens or tweens to engage in risky behavior in order to fit in with a group-contrasting values they may otherwise reject. In such situations, peer pressure can impair judgment and enable risk-taking behavior, drawing a teen away from the family and positive influences. Some teens harbor secret lives --including those who appear to be well-behaved, high-achieving teens when they are with adults -and engage in negative behavior when with their peers.

If you're looking for help with child peer relationships in North Oakland, Oakland or for a North Oakland, Oakland peer relationship Therapist these professionals provide help understanding the peer relationships of kids or tweens, or teen peer relationship counseling in North Oakland, Oakland and peer relationship advice. They include peer relationship Therapists, peer relationship psychologists in North Oakland, Oakland and peer relationship counselors.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in North Oakland, Oakland are able to work with a wide range of issues.

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