Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Alameda, CA 94501
My name is Alexander Warnow and I'm the founder of XY Counseling. At XY we work primarily with adults, teens, and couples helping them to live more fulfilling, connected lives. Often what brings someone to seek therapy is a chronic issue that has reached a crisis point: anger, depression, anxiety, self-worth, intimacy problems, communication issues and many more. Sometimes it is a recent change in one's life: infidelity, a move, or the end of a relationship. Taking the risk to ask for help is the first step on the road towards healing and growth. Our therapists include Jacob Donnelly, Stacey Klein and Walker Witte.
Psychodynamic
(415) 403-2007
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Alameda, CA 94501
Psychodynamic
My name is Alexander Warnow and I'm the founder of XY Counseling. At XY we work primarily with adults, teens, and couples helping them to live more fulfilling, connected lives. Often what brings someone to seek therapy is a chronic issue that has reached a crisis point: anger, depression, anxiety, self-worth, intimacy problems, communication issues and many more. Sometimes it is a recent change in one's life: infidelity, a move, or the end of a relationship. Taking the risk to ask for help is the first step on the road towards healing and growth. Our therapists include Jacob Donnelly, Stacey Klein and Walker Witte.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Alameda, CA 94501
Many are calling this an unprecedented time -- quarantined in our homes, fearful of the well-being of our families and loved ones and facing changes and circumstances we may have never imagined possible. If you are feeling disoriented, unsteady and in shock, you are not alone. As we grapple with the spread of illness in our communities, it is a time of both personal and collective upheaval, a time that may "shake us at our roots" and pierce our hearts, but also deepen our humanity and resilience. As your therapist, I will be a compassionate, respectful and trust-worthy guide, to help you navigate and bridge the months ahead.
Psychodynamic
(415) 689-9551
Verified
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Alameda, CA 94501
Psychodynamic
Many are calling this an unprecedented time -- quarantined in our homes, fearful of the well-being of our families and loved ones and facing changes and circumstances we may have never imagined possible. If you are feeling disoriented, unsteady and in shock, you are not alone. As we grapple with the spread of illness in our communities, it is a time of both personal and collective upheaval, a time that may "shake us at our roots" and pierce our hearts, but also deepen our humanity and resilience. As your therapist, I will be a compassionate, respectful and trust-worthy guide, to help you navigate and bridge the months ahead.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LICSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Alameda, CA 94502
Everyone deserves the opportunity to live a happy, peaceful and progressive life. I have worked with many diverse populations, I recognize that your circumstances are unique and I can assure you that we'll approach this process in a way that is comfortable as well as incorporates your individuality and your strengths. I am color, race, religion, diagnosis, age and LGBTQ friendly. Whether you're struggling with mood symptoms, anxiety, self-esteem, work/life balance issues, family and "significant other" relationship issues, parenting concerns or something else entirely, we will work together to create realistic goals.
Psychodynamic
(323) 765-1172
Verified
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Office is near:
Alameda, CA 94502
Psychodynamic
Everyone deserves the opportunity to live a happy, peaceful and progressive life. I have worked with many diverse populations, I recognize that your circumstances are unique and I can assure you that we'll approach this process in a way that is comfortable as well as incorporates your individuality and your strengths. I am color, race, religion, diagnosis, age and LGBTQ friendly. Whether you're struggling with mood symptoms, anxiety, self-esteem, work/life balance issues, family and "significant other" relationship issues, parenting concerns or something else entirely, we will work together to create realistic goals.
Photo of Phyllis G. Vince, Marriage & Family Therapist, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Alameda, CA 94501
ONLINE THERAPY ONLY. Are you feeling disconnected from your partner or family? Are you noticing the same pattern of negative communication happening over and over again? Do these negative patterns feel stuck no matter what you do? Do you long to feel connected again? Do you wish you could resolve these patterns for good? Being close to your partner or family is what we all want and need.
Psychodynamic
(415) 659-9821
Verified
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Office is near:
Alameda, CA 94501
Psychodynamic
ONLINE THERAPY ONLY. Are you feeling disconnected from your partner or family? Are you noticing the same pattern of negative communication happening over and over again? Do these negative patterns feel stuck no matter what you do? Do you long to feel connected again? Do you wish you could resolve these patterns for good? Being close to your partner or family is what we all want and need.
Photo of Colette A Reid-Horn, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, PPSC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Alameda, CA 94501
Welcome! Excited to know that you have chosen to continue the process of working through the various events that can occur in our life. Healing is a process, and everyone deserves the ability to seek out this out for themselves at their own pace. For the past twenty years I have specialized in counseling and therapeutic services to individuals, groups and families – specifically children and young adults. While living here in the Bay Area for the past 13 years, I have enriched my practice and experience by delving more into school and community-based settings.
Psychodynamic
(510) 804-2373
Verified

Office is near:
Alameda, CA 94501
Psychodynamic
Welcome! Excited to know that you have chosen to continue the process of working through the various events that can occur in our life. Healing is a process, and everyone deserves the ability to seek out this out for themselves at their own pace. For the past twenty years I have specialized in counseling and therapeutic services to individuals, groups and families – specifically children and young adults. While living here in the Bay Area for the past 13 years, I have enriched my practice and experience by delving more into school and community-based settings.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Alameda, CA 94501
I’m an interactive and relationship-focused therapist. It is important to me that you feel heard, understood, and connected. If you are struggling with life transitions, frequently feeling worried, and are concerned about yourself and your relationships, therapy can help. We will work together to determine what your needs and goals are, and we'll create a road map to meet those needs and achieve your goals.
Psychodynamic
(510) 330-2470
Verified
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Alameda, CA 94501
Psychodynamic
I’m an interactive and relationship-focused therapist. It is important to me that you feel heard, understood, and connected. If you are struggling with life transitions, frequently feeling worried, and are concerned about yourself and your relationships, therapy can help. We will work together to determine what your needs and goals are, and we'll create a road map to meet those needs and achieve your goals.
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Alameda, CA 94501
I strongly believe in an individual's ability to change and improve the quality of his or her life. I view my role as a catalyst for transformation, and work to create a safe collaborative environment of mutual trust, where any issue can be discussed and explored in depth: www.drsophiesoltani.com
Psychodynamic
(510) 431-2835
Verified
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Alameda, CA 94501
Psychodynamic
I strongly believe in an individual's ability to change and improve the quality of his or her life. I view my role as a catalyst for transformation, and work to create a safe collaborative environment of mutual trust, where any issue can be discussed and explored in depth: www.drsophiesoltani.com
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Alameda, CA 94501
I am a safe and devoted ally, helping people understand themselves better, heal, and grow. I use warmth, curiosity, and humor to help remove blocks to feeling happy and connected: to yourself, to others, and to your life. In my work with couples, I help each partner feel safe, heard, and respected enough to uncover and put words to the vulnerable feelings that underly the fights and alienation.
Psychodynamic
(415) 630-4265
Verified
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Office is near:
Alameda, CA 94501
Psychodynamic
I am a safe and devoted ally, helping people understand themselves better, heal, and grow. I use warmth, curiosity, and humor to help remove blocks to feeling happy and connected: to yourself, to others, and to your life. In my work with couples, I help each partner feel safe, heard, and respected enough to uncover and put words to the vulnerable feelings that underly the fights and alienation.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Alameda, CA 94501
You are struggling and you feel alone. I can help. Do you feel overwhelmed with how to manage your child/teen's emotions and behaviors? Have you ever been told you are too sensitive? Do you often feel judged or alone? Are you interested in looking within, learning more about yourself and creating the life you deserve? If so, I am here to help. I’m a licensed Therapist who specializes in working with teens, adults, and highly sensitive people. I can help you understand yourself more deeply and teach you ways to better cope with the difficulties in your life.
Psychodynamic
(510) 858-2621
Verified
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Alameda, CA 94501
Psychodynamic
You are struggling and you feel alone. I can help. Do you feel overwhelmed with how to manage your child/teen's emotions and behaviors? Have you ever been told you are too sensitive? Do you often feel judged or alone? Are you interested in looking within, learning more about yourself and creating the life you deserve? If so, I am here to help. I’m a licensed Therapist who specializes in working with teens, adults, and highly sensitive people. I can help you understand yourself more deeply and teach you ways to better cope with the difficulties in your life.
Photo of Sidney Mullen, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Alameda, CA 94501
Are you an intelligent person, but you manage time erratically, underestimating how long things will take? Are you really smart but mess up the "easy" things, (easy for others)? You may excel at a task or class but not file a form to get credit for it, then think you are dumb for that? Do you sometimes blurt out something that offends someone and then feel embarrassed, having meant no harm at all? Do you make a plan for the day, get bored with it and do something more exciting instead? Have you considered the possibility that you have ADHD?
Psychodynamic
(510) 878-5655
Verified
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Office is near:
Alameda, CA 94501
Psychodynamic
Are you an intelligent person, but you manage time erratically, underestimating how long things will take? Are you really smart but mess up the "easy" things, (easy for others)? You may excel at a task or class but not file a form to get credit for it, then think you are dumb for that? Do you sometimes blurt out something that offends someone and then feel embarrassed, having meant no harm at all? Do you make a plan for the day, get bored with it and do something more exciting instead? Have you considered the possibility that you have ADHD?
Photo of Shauna Bergh, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, RYT-500 Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Alameda, CA 94501
I take a holistic approach to therapy with children, teens and individual adults, looking deeply into the interplay between mind, body and spirit. I work collaboratively with clients to explore socio-cultural considerations, how we fit or don't fit in that context and our opportunities for growth. We'll sort through to find and examine unconscious patterns and get creative to generate alternatives that put you more in line with your goals and life purpose. If you don't know what those are, we'll figure that out too.
Psychodynamic
(510) 852-9349
Verified
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Office is near:
Alameda, CA 94501
Psychodynamic
I take a holistic approach to therapy with children, teens and individual adults, looking deeply into the interplay between mind, body and spirit. I work collaboratively with clients to explore socio-cultural considerations, how we fit or don't fit in that context and our opportunities for growth. We'll sort through to find and examine unconscious patterns and get creative to generate alternatives that put you more in line with your goals and life purpose. If you don't know what those are, we'll figure that out too.
Photo of Stacy Donovan George, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Alameda, CA 94501
Are you struggling with unrelenting anxiety, depression or grief? Do you feel stuck in unhealthy patterns? Is a difficult relationship feeling confusing or overwhelming? You are taking a courageous step in caring for your self and your emotional well being by seeking support. With compassion and nonjudgment, I can guide you in a new direction. Together we'll explore what underlies your symptoms, what adaptive function they serve, and how your struggles may point toward needed life changes. You will discover inner strengths, develop new tools, and find serenity and authenticity in yourself and your relationships.
Psychodynamic
(510) 314-8566
Verified
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Office is near:
Alameda, CA 94501
Psychodynamic
Are you struggling with unrelenting anxiety, depression or grief? Do you feel stuck in unhealthy patterns? Is a difficult relationship feeling confusing or overwhelming? You are taking a courageous step in caring for your self and your emotional well being by seeking support. With compassion and nonjudgment, I can guide you in a new direction. Together we'll explore what underlies your symptoms, what adaptive function they serve, and how your struggles may point toward needed life changes. You will discover inner strengths, develop new tools, and find serenity and authenticity in yourself and your relationships.
Photo of Chere Douglas, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Alameda, CA 94501
I am a warm, collaborative therapist who enjoys working with children, adults and families. My hope is to build an alliance with each person that will facilitate personal growth and increased satisfaction in relationships. With both children and adults I employ an eclectic mixture of: Attachment Theory, EMDR, FLASH, positive psychology, CBT, solution oriented, social stories, play therapy, and lots of listening. When things seem difficult I can help brainstorm practical strategies for getting through hard times. I have a strong belief that we all know what is best for ourselves, sometimes it's just hard to envision.
Psychodynamic
(415) 329-5532
Verified
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Alameda, CA 94501
Psychodynamic
I am a warm, collaborative therapist who enjoys working with children, adults and families. My hope is to build an alliance with each person that will facilitate personal growth and increased satisfaction in relationships. With both children and adults I employ an eclectic mixture of: Attachment Theory, EMDR, FLASH, positive psychology, CBT, solution oriented, social stories, play therapy, and lots of listening. When things seem difficult I can help brainstorm practical strategies for getting through hard times. I have a strong belief that we all know what is best for ourselves, sometimes it's just hard to envision.
Photo of Kristin Hirt, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Alameda, CA 94501
I have a specialization in working with adult children of dysfunctional families. I help folks who didn't receive emotional and psychological attunement from their parents as children, due to parental narcissism, trauma, substance abuse, and/ or mental illness, or due to abandonment, neglect, excessive criticism, and/ or abuse. I offer support with anxiety, finding one's voice, self-esteem, social anxiety, sensitivity, and life meaning, purpose, and transitions. I offer support in cultivating authentic connection and in healing struggles in relationships around assertiveness, boundaries, enmeshment, co-dependence, and isolation.
Psychodynamic
(510) 872-2336
Verified
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Office is near:
Alameda, CA 94501
Psychodynamic
I have a specialization in working with adult children of dysfunctional families. I help folks who didn't receive emotional and psychological attunement from their parents as children, due to parental narcissism, trauma, substance abuse, and/ or mental illness, or due to abandonment, neglect, excessive criticism, and/ or abuse. I offer support with anxiety, finding one's voice, self-esteem, social anxiety, sensitivity, and life meaning, purpose, and transitions. I offer support in cultivating authentic connection and in healing struggles in relationships around assertiveness, boundaries, enmeshment, co-dependence, and isolation.
Photo of Ellen C Odza, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Alameda, CA 94501
EMPOWERMENT, VITALITY, RELIEF, FULFILLMENT Have you tried everything and you're still stuck? Some difficulties make sense given what has happened to us in the past. I can help illuminate and resolve the underlying reasons for your current issues. My goal is to help you remove blocks that hinder your ability to create the life you want. My passion is to help people end needless suffering.
Psychodynamic
(925) 308-5376
Verified
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Alameda, CA 94501
Psychodynamic
EMPOWERMENT, VITALITY, RELIEF, FULFILLMENT Have you tried everything and you're still stuck? Some difficulties make sense given what has happened to us in the past. I can help illuminate and resolve the underlying reasons for your current issues. My goal is to help you remove blocks that hinder your ability to create the life you want. My passion is to help people end needless suffering.
Photo of Claire Marie Crosetti, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
Alameda, CA 94501
I work with individuals, couples and adolescents and their families on a wide array of issues including life transitions, improving relationships, depression, anxiety, grief and loss, forgiveness, women's issues and couples struggling with infertility. Therapy can be both a rewarding and rejuvinating process. My style is one of partnering with compassion and respect. Together we can improve your relationships, well being and hopefullness. By compassionately looking at your life we can uncover patterns that are inhibiting the attainment of your life goals.
Psychodynamic
(925) 336-3329
Verified
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Alameda, CA 94501
Psychodynamic
I work with individuals, couples and adolescents and their families on a wide array of issues including life transitions, improving relationships, depression, anxiety, grief and loss, forgiveness, women's issues and couples struggling with infertility. Therapy can be both a rewarding and rejuvinating process. My style is one of partnering with compassion and respect. Together we can improve your relationships, well being and hopefullness. By compassionately looking at your life we can uncover patterns that are inhibiting the attainment of your life goals.
Photo of David Samlan, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Alameda, CA 94501
When it comes to getting help for yourself or your family, finding a therapist you feel comfortable with is an important first step. I create a supportive and authentic environment where we can focus on your individual goals so you can move forward with your life. I take a practical and eclectic approach to therapy, incorporating family systems theory, evidenced based practices, and mindfulness practices into sessions, and work to help you feel better as quickly as possible.
Psychodynamic
(510) 900-3549
Verified
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Alameda, CA 94501
Psychodynamic
When it comes to getting help for yourself or your family, finding a therapist you feel comfortable with is an important first step. I create a supportive and authentic environment where we can focus on your individual goals so you can move forward with your life. I take a practical and eclectic approach to therapy, incorporating family systems theory, evidenced based practices, and mindfulness practices into sessions, and work to help you feel better as quickly as possible.
Photo of Marion Lisa Bayard, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, RPT-S Verified
Verified
Alameda, CA 94501
Whether experiencing distress due to current life circumstances or lingering hurts and difficulties, working with a supportive therapist can help. Each individual and family has its own unique story and set of strengths and struggles. My practice consists of working with children, families and adults. I have provided services in diverse settings including schools, youth and family service organizations and substance abuse programs. I have had the honor of working with people of all ages and cultural backgrounds. I believe in working collaboratively with clients and I strive to provide a welcoming environment that promotes healing, self-acceptance and learning new skills to cope.
Psychodynamic
(510) 592-6663
Verified

Alameda, CA 94501
Psychodynamic
Whether experiencing distress due to current life circumstances or lingering hurts and difficulties, working with a supportive therapist can help. Each individual and family has its own unique story and set of strengths and struggles. My practice consists of working with children, families and adults. I have provided services in diverse settings including schools, youth and family service organizations and substance abuse programs. I have had the honor of working with people of all ages and cultural backgrounds. I believe in working collaboratively with clients and I strive to provide a welcoming environment that promotes healing, self-acceptance and learning new skills to cope.
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Alameda, CA 94501
Therapy with me is a place of active change. I help people manage stress and reduce overwhelm, strengthen relationships, build resilience, and move from "stuckness" into growth. My patients come to me to shift thinking styles, improve communication, and increase productivity. I use evidence-based practices (such as CBT and mindfulness) to enhance self-awareness, build skills, and achieve targeted goals. We also explore core beliefs and behavior patterns to deepen self-understanding. With couples, my work is informed by the Gottman Method and Emotionally Focused Therapy. My office is located in a beautiful, peaceful marina setting.
Psychodynamic
(510) 488-2623
Verified
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Alameda, CA 94501
Psychodynamic
Therapy with me is a place of active change. I help people manage stress and reduce overwhelm, strengthen relationships, build resilience, and move from "stuckness" into growth. My patients come to me to shift thinking styles, improve communication, and increase productivity. I use evidence-based practices (such as CBT and mindfulness) to enhance self-awareness, build skills, and achieve targeted goals. We also explore core beliefs and behavior patterns to deepen self-understanding. With couples, my work is informed by the Gottman Method and Emotionally Focused Therapy. My office is located in a beautiful, peaceful marina setting.
Photo of Gordon Steil, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Alameda, CA 94501
To paraphrase Alice Miller: the opposite of depression isn't happiness; it's vitality. My clients are people who want to feel more in control, more at peace, more effective, more connected, more present, more focused, more decisive, more flexible… more alive. They seek relief from patterns -- sometimes chronic and severe, sometimes only subtly nagging -- of painful feelings, negative thoughts and self-sabotaging behaviors that stem from their experience of growing up in particular worlds and particular histories that were traumatic or difficult or confusing.
Psychodynamic
(510) 757-9368
Verified
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Office is near:
Alameda, CA 94501
Psychodynamic
To paraphrase Alice Miller: the opposite of depression isn't happiness; it's vitality. My clients are people who want to feel more in control, more at peace, more effective, more connected, more present, more focused, more decisive, more flexible… more alive. They seek relief from patterns -- sometimes chronic and severe, sometimes only subtly nagging -- of painful feelings, negative thoughts and self-sabotaging behaviors that stem from their experience of growing up in particular worlds and particular histories that were traumatic or difficult or confusing.

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Psychodynamic Therapists
Psychodynamic therapy in Alameda, also known as insight-oriented therapy, evolved from Freudian psychoanalysis. Like adherents of psychoanalysis, psychodynamic therapists believe that bringing the unconscious into conscious awareness promotes insight and resolves conflict. But psychodynamic therapy is briefer and less intensive than psychoanalysis and also focuses on the relationship between the therapist and the client, as a way to learn about how the client relates to everyone in their life.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Alameda are able to work with a wide range of issues. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in Alameda

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