Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
"What if?. . . . What if you didn’t have to feel as though you had to hold all of those balls in the air by yourself? . . . .What if those stomach dropping, throat clenching, heart racing thoughts didn’t have to keep you up at night?. . . . What if you could figure out how to manage those difficult emotions rather than feel overwhelmed by them? What if your history didn’t have to equal your future story? I’ve got you covered! I'll help you to understand how your past got you to this place and how to use that information to connect the dots, figure things out, and design a new and better story going forward. "
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
(925) 322-1681
Verified
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
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Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
"What if?. . . . What if you didn’t have to feel as though you had to hold all of those balls in the air by yourself? . . . .What if those stomach dropping, throat clenching, heart racing thoughts didn’t have to keep you up at night?. . . . What if you could figure out how to manage those difficult emotions rather than feel overwhelmed by them? What if your history didn’t have to equal your future story? I’ve got you covered! I'll help you to understand how your past got you to this place and how to use that information to connect the dots, figure things out, and design a new and better story going forward. "
Janelle K Brady, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
"We can all use an un-biased, confidential person to talk with. Throughout life, everyone experiences periods of stress, grief & sadness, go through breakups, endure family & parental stress, or struggle with pressures at work. Sometimes we may need extra support navigating through, and adjusting to life changes. In therapy, we will work as a team to facilitate your treatment goals with a solution focused approach. We will nurture your emotional & social well-being, increasing personal growth and self-acceptance, while gaining a stronger sense of personal self-worth, life satisfaction, and increasing the ability in maintaining healthy relationships."
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
(925) 800-6061
Verified
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
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Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
"We can all use an un-biased, confidential person to talk with. Throughout life, everyone experiences periods of stress, grief & sadness, go through breakups, endure family & parental stress, or struggle with pressures at work. Sometimes we may need extra support navigating through, and adjusting to life changes. In therapy, we will work as a team to facilitate your treatment goals with a solution focused approach. We will nurture your emotional & social well-being, increasing personal growth and self-acceptance, while gaining a stronger sense of personal self-worth, life satisfaction, and increasing the ability in maintaining healthy relationships."
Brittanie D Mills, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
"Our lives affect our relationships and our relationships affect our lives - they are all interconnected. Have you recently gone through a divorce or currently going through one? Are you remarried and trying to navigate a blended family? Have you or someone in your family been involved in the Child Welfare system? Do you struggle with addiction or anger management? Or are you just having a rough patch in your relationships? I am here to help. I use a humanistic, person centered, solution focused approach when working with my clients. I seek to work collaboratively with you to develop and reach your personal goals. "
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
(925) 335-6122
Verified
Office is near:
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
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Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
"Our lives affect our relationships and our relationships affect our lives - they are all interconnected. Have you recently gone through a divorce or currently going through one? Are you remarried and trying to navigate a blended family? Have you or someone in your family been involved in the Child Welfare system? Do you struggle with addiction or anger management? Or are you just having a rough patch in your relationships? I am here to help. I use a humanistic, person centered, solution focused approach when working with my clients. I seek to work collaboratively with you to develop and reach your personal goals. "
Betty Lue Lieber, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
"I offer holistic solution-oriented counseling and coaching with respect for your potential and the ideal you desire to live. I offer education and inspiration, practical creative solutions and options for you to consider to live your ideal life. I coach you in undoing sabotaging strategies, limiting beliefs and negative habits with effective tools and home work.. Our work together will validate what works for you and eliminate what is ineffective. With information, motivation and practical tools, you will experience an "immediate difference" in how you choose to relate, communicate and live what you desire everyday. "
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
(855) 526-0250
Verified
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
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Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
"I offer holistic solution-oriented counseling and coaching with respect for your potential and the ideal you desire to live. I offer education and inspiration, practical creative solutions and options for you to consider to live your ideal life. I coach you in undoing sabotaging strategies, limiting beliefs and negative habits with effective tools and home work.. Our work together will validate what works for you and eliminate what is ineffective. With information, motivation and practical tools, you will experience an "immediate difference" in how you choose to relate, communicate and live what you desire everyday. "
Daryn Stier, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
"You deserve to get your problems solved. But when life gets overwhelming and stressful, do you have a supportive way to work things through? My clients tell me that they feel deeply listened to and understood in the work we do together."
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
(415) 965-4817
Verified
Office is near:
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
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Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
"You deserve to get your problems solved. But when life gets overwhelming and stressful, do you have a supportive way to work things through? My clients tell me that they feel deeply listened to and understood in the work we do together."
Joan Bechtel, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
"Where has all the fun gone? Does that seem like an irrelevant question when we feel we are drowning in troubles? Or could it be the essential one? When we lose ourselves to depression, trauma, or relationship upheaval we lose that crucial access to our authentic desires, needs and power. Our ability to rediscover these buried treasures can be the key to healing, satisfaction, empowerment, self-trust and most of all--abundant choice."
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
(925) 932-0150 x307
Verified
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
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Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
"Where has all the fun gone? Does that seem like an irrelevant question when we feel we are drowning in troubles? Or could it be the essential one? When we lose ourselves to depression, trauma, or relationship upheaval we lose that crucial access to our authentic desires, needs and power. Our ability to rediscover these buried treasures can be the key to healing, satisfaction, empowerment, self-trust and most of all--abundant choice."
Kendra Urton, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
"Has your life suffered because of trauma you have experienced? I work with individuals, couples, and families to overcome their challenges related to abuse and trauma as well as anxiety, depression, and interpersonal issues. I have worked with survivors of sexual trauma and domestic violence, the LGBT community and unique concerns within that community, and individuals who struggle with co-occurring mental illness and substance use. I'm also familiar with the struggles you may have in managing a chronic illness, such as ehlers danlos syndrome. I value the importance of creating a safe, non-judgmental space to work on yourself. "
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
(925) 293-9135
Verified
Office is near:
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
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Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
"Has your life suffered because of trauma you have experienced? I work with individuals, couples, and families to overcome their challenges related to abuse and trauma as well as anxiety, depression, and interpersonal issues. I have worked with survivors of sexual trauma and domestic violence, the LGBT community and unique concerns within that community, and individuals who struggle with co-occurring mental illness and substance use. I'm also familiar with the struggles you may have in managing a chronic illness, such as ehlers danlos syndrome. I value the importance of creating a safe, non-judgmental space to work on yourself. "
Genevieve Ann Green, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
"My work includes working with individuals coping with depression, anxiety, addiction, trauma, and chronic and severe mental illness. I have experience working with all age ranges and ethnicities. I welcome clients of all gender identities and sexual orientations. I have ten years plus experience of working within the field of psychology in a variety of settings including drug and alcohol therapy, psychiatric crisis stabilization, forensics, and individual and group therapies. "
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
(925) 293-7542
Verified
Office is near:
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
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Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
"My work includes working with individuals coping with depression, anxiety, addiction, trauma, and chronic and severe mental illness. I have experience working with all age ranges and ethnicities. I welcome clients of all gender identities and sexual orientations. I have ten years plus experience of working within the field of psychology in a variety of settings including drug and alcohol therapy, psychiatric crisis stabilization, forensics, and individual and group therapies. "
Kimberly Colvin Quinn,
MEd, CCHT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
"As a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist and Life Coach I guide you into a trance state where the unconscious mind exists and enables you to effect change. Concerns such as weight, relationships, anxiety, stress, self-improvement, and past life issues are just a few areas which can be addressed. Hypnotherapy is safe and you will be in control at all times! I mostly work with adults, however, I have extensive experience with teens 15+."
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
(925) 268-0811
Verified
Office is near:
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
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Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
"As a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist and Life Coach I guide you into a trance state where the unconscious mind exists and enables you to effect change. Concerns such as weight, relationships, anxiety, stress, self-improvement, and past life issues are just a few areas which can be addressed. Hypnotherapy is safe and you will be in control at all times! I mostly work with adults, however, I have extensive experience with teens 15+."
Nicole Loggins Desamparo, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
"Are you feeling stuck or overwhelmed? Feeling like talking with someone to get some relief and support? You have taken an important first step in finding a therapist that's right for you. I work with children, adolescents, parents, and adults who are experiencing issues related to anxiety, depression, self-esteem, grief and relationship struggles. I am here to help you face these challenges in a comfortable and nurturing way."
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
(925) 961-3852
Verified
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
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Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
"Are you feeling stuck or overwhelmed? Feeling like talking with someone to get some relief and support? You have taken an important first step in finding a therapist that's right for you. I work with children, adolescents, parents, and adults who are experiencing issues related to anxiety, depression, self-esteem, grief and relationship struggles. I am here to help you face these challenges in a comfortable and nurturing way."
Gieve Ameli, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
"Often times, in the midst of our lives and relationships, we get overwhelmed. Life can become lonely or confusing. I believe that peace can be attained. I take a holistic approach to understanding and resolving obstacles in our lives. It is important to see our problems in context, both past and future, in order to truly understand them. I enjoy working with adolescents, adults, and families, walking along side them in the midst of distress and confusion."
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
(925) 892-3728
Verified
Office is near:
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
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Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
"Often times, in the midst of our lives and relationships, we get overwhelmed. Life can become lonely or confusing. I believe that peace can be attained. I take a holistic approach to understanding and resolving obstacles in our lives. It is important to see our problems in context, both past and future, in order to truly understand them. I enjoy working with adolescents, adults, and families, walking along side them in the midst of distress and confusion."
Vaniman M Ines, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
"There are so many different reasons to seek therapy and it is my job to get you to where you want to get, as quickly as possible. I am a down to earth, experienced therapist. I use scientifically proven approaches, based on the needs and preferences of my patients. I focus on building strong relationships and providing a space where we can develop and implement a plan to make meaningful change happen. I have 10 years of experience working in this field and feel very passionate about this work."
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
(925) 246-2964
Verified
Office is near:
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
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Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
"There are so many different reasons to seek therapy and it is my job to get you to where you want to get, as quickly as possible. I am a down to earth, experienced therapist. I use scientifically proven approaches, based on the needs and preferences of my patients. I focus on building strong relationships and providing a space where we can develop and implement a plan to make meaningful change happen. I have 10 years of experience working in this field and feel very passionate about this work."
Debbie Bauer, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
"Are you at a place in your life where you know things are not as satisfying as they could be? Do you enjoy life less than you did before? I can help. I help people get through difficult times in their lives. I believe everyone has the potential to successfully meet life's challenges and will collaborate with you to achieve the life you want. I can help you untangle those emotional knots by exploring with you those issues that may be interfering with the life you deserve to have."
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
(925) 267-8452
Verified
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
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Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
"Are you at a place in your life where you know things are not as satisfying as they could be? Do you enjoy life less than you did before? I can help. I help people get through difficult times in their lives. I believe everyone has the potential to successfully meet life's challenges and will collaborate with you to achieve the life you want. I can help you untangle those emotional knots by exploring with you those issues that may be interfering with the life you deserve to have."
Cheryl Heinla, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
"Are you concerned with , anxiety, relationships, family dynamics, adolescents, grief and loss? If these are reasons you have come to my page, I welcome you. Talking to a professional is an excellent first step. Working together with a therapist can help you learn to communicate with others and explore how your history shapes your thoughts, fears, insecurities, and behaviors. Through this exploration, you can begin to work towards greater understanding of yourself and others, healing, acceptance, creating boundaries, and increasing self-confidence."
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
(925) 291-4500
Verified
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
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Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
"Are you concerned with , anxiety, relationships, family dynamics, adolescents, grief and loss? If these are reasons you have come to my page, I welcome you. Talking to a professional is an excellent first step. Working together with a therapist can help you learn to communicate with others and explore how your history shapes your thoughts, fears, insecurities, and behaviors. Through this exploration, you can begin to work towards greater understanding of yourself and others, healing, acceptance, creating boundaries, and increasing self-confidence."
Jonel Mizerak, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, LPCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
"By seeking therapy you have begun your journey towards positive change. Counseling can help you create healthier choices, gain emotional self-awareness, and better communication and relationship patterns. I welcome individuals, couples, adults and teens who present with a variety of life challenges and from diverse backgrounds. I use an integrative approach to best fit the needs of each client. My style is empathic, supportive, interactive, collaborative and relational. I believe in creating a supportive space for each person to find their authentic self in order to live a more productive, peaceful, and joyful life."
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
(925) 548-8841
Verified
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
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Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
"By seeking therapy you have begun your journey towards positive change. Counseling can help you create healthier choices, gain emotional self-awareness, and better communication and relationship patterns. I welcome individuals, couples, adults and teens who present with a variety of life challenges and from diverse backgrounds. I use an integrative approach to best fit the needs of each client. My style is empathic, supportive, interactive, collaborative and relational. I believe in creating a supportive space for each person to find their authentic self in order to live a more productive, peaceful, and joyful life."
Megan Bradley, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
"During stressful times, constant worrying, anxiety, anger, and sadness surface and cause disruption with relationships, sleep, eating habits, and health. I strongly believe in the mind and body connection and, with help, stress can be an opportunity for emotional growth. I utilize my clinical experience and evidence-based therapeutic interventions to motivate clients and families towards their own emotional growth. I tailor various therapeutic approaches according to what works for my client and what my client needs to meet their goals."
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
(925) 273-7290
Verified
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
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Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
"During stressful times, constant worrying, anxiety, anger, and sadness surface and cause disruption with relationships, sleep, eating habits, and health. I strongly believe in the mind and body connection and, with help, stress can be an opportunity for emotional growth. I utilize my clinical experience and evidence-based therapeutic interventions to motivate clients and families towards their own emotional growth. I tailor various therapeutic approaches according to what works for my client and what my client needs to meet their goals."
Johanna Hourany, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
"The thought of starting therapy can feel overwhelming. Sometimes we are ashamed to ask for help, or embarrassed by what we are seeking help for. The truth is, though, that in order to move forward, we have to face those things that are causing our pain and unhappiness. And sometimes we need help to do that. Asking for help takes courage. Allowing oneself to be vulnerable takes strength."
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
(925) 892-3261 x315
Verified
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
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Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
"The thought of starting therapy can feel overwhelming. Sometimes we are ashamed to ask for help, or embarrassed by what we are seeking help for. The truth is, though, that in order to move forward, we have to face those things that are causing our pain and unhappiness. And sometimes we need help to do that. Asking for help takes courage. Allowing oneself to be vulnerable takes strength."
Patricia Abood, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
"I am a LMFT who works with children, adolescents, and adults. I am well versed in providing treatment for anxiety, depression, behavioral disorders, as well as, every day concerns. As a therapist, it is my role to create a safe and comfortable environment for you and your current journey. Together, we will address your needs and work on specific goals to help you get to where you want to be. My therapeutic approach uses cognitive behavioral techniques that are goal oriented and solution focused. I help my clients learn and implement new coping skills, problem solve, and change behavior patterns to help with symptom relief."
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
(925) 297-5302
Verified
Office is near:
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
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Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
"I am a LMFT who works with children, adolescents, and adults. I am well versed in providing treatment for anxiety, depression, behavioral disorders, as well as, every day concerns. As a therapist, it is my role to create a safe and comfortable environment for you and your current journey. Together, we will address your needs and work on specific goals to help you get to where you want to be. My therapeutic approach uses cognitive behavioral techniques that are goal oriented and solution focused. I help my clients learn and implement new coping skills, problem solve, and change behavior patterns to help with symptom relief."
bay area child counseling Parisa Rahimian, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
"The decision to take your child or teen to therapy is not an easy one for many parents. Perhaps your child is struggling in school, and you are dreading the next phone call to address the latest issues, or you might feel exhausted trying to figure out how to go through the daily functions without all the “meltdowns.” you have tried everything in your power to help your child, and have not seen enough improvements. You might be worrying about your teen’s emotional state, lack of communication, or defiant behavior. Many parents in these situations know that they need help, but are unsure where to start. "
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
(925) 403-4375
Verified
Office is near:
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
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Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
"The decision to take your child or teen to therapy is not an easy one for many parents. Perhaps your child is struggling in school, and you are dreading the next phone call to address the latest issues, or you might feel exhausted trying to figure out how to go through the daily functions without all the “meltdowns.” you have tried everything in your power to help your child, and have not seen enough improvements. You might be worrying about your teen’s emotional state, lack of communication, or defiant behavior. Many parents in these situations know that they need help, but are unsure where to start. "
Gertrudes Aquino Hernandez, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
"With more than 20 years experience as a psychologist in diverse settings, I gained valuable clinical work experience and improved my mastery of psychotherapy. I continue to enhance my skills on a variety of evidence-based therapy techniques. Working with a diverse group of clientele brings me a sense of fulfillment and reward. I believe that active listening, understanding, providing empathy and showing genuine compassion, walking with someone in their path to recovery/healing are ways that one can achieve a sense of awareness and clarity, then eventually find a balance between change and acceptance."
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
(510) 550-5856
Verified
Office is near:
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
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Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
"With more than 20 years experience as a psychologist in diverse settings, I gained valuable clinical work experience and improved my mastery of psychotherapy. I continue to enhance my skills on a variety of evidence-based therapy techniques. Working with a diverse group of clientele brings me a sense of fulfillment and reward. I believe that active listening, understanding, providing empathy and showing genuine compassion, walking with someone in their path to recovery/healing are ways that one can achieve a sense of awareness and clarity, then eventually find a balance between change and acceptance."

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Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13) Therapists
The Preteen or Tween years (ages 11-13) are a transitional period when the physical and psychological changes that occur in adolescence begin.

For help with preteens or for a Pleasant Hill preteen therapist these Pleasant Hill preteen therapists provide help with preteen development issues. They include preteen therapists in Pleasant Hill, preteen psychologists, and preteen counselors. They can help with preteen behavior, preteen learning and preteen body image issues.

They'll also help with tweens in Pleasant Hill, communicating and understanding your tween tween body image concerns.

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

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