Sheila Lynn Matz
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
I am a licensed therapist who works with children, adults, and families, and am someone who believes in the resilience and innate healing potential in each individual. It is my job to work with my clients to come up with a plan to address their mental health concerns and to improve their well being. I have training in cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamic therapy, client-centered therapy, and family systems therapy.
Anger Management
(925) 968-4164
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Anger Management
I am a licensed therapist who works with children, adults, and families, and am someone who believes in the resilience and innate healing potential in each individual. It is my job to work with my clients to come up with a plan to address their mental health concerns and to improve their well being. I have training in cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamic therapy, client-centered therapy, and family systems therapy.
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David Matz
Psychologist, PsyD, MA, MBA Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
He is trained in cognitive behavioral, family systems, and psychodynamic modalities, and has extensive training and experience in mindfullness based relaxation techniques including the use of biofeedback.
I work with children, adolescents, and adults. It is my goal to work in partnership with you and the appropriate family and community members to consider all factors which may be influencing your mental health and well being. Together we will design a plan to support your own resilience and innate healing response. My philosophy is more pragmatic, than theoretical. The focus is not merely on the treatment of symptoms of the disorder, but on achieving health, and a renewed sense of purpose, meaning, and joy. I strive to provide responsive and effective assistance with compassion and respect.
Anger Management
(925) 308-9243
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Anger Management
He is trained in cognitive behavioral, family systems, and psychodynamic modalities, and has extensive training and experience in mindfullness based relaxation techniques including the use of biofeedback.
I work with children, adolescents, and adults. It is my goal to work in partnership with you and the appropriate family and community members to consider all factors which may be influencing your mental health and well being. Together we will design a plan to support your own resilience and innate healing response. My philosophy is more pragmatic, than theoretical. The focus is not merely on the treatment of symptoms of the disorder, but on achieving health, and a renewed sense of purpose, meaning, and joy. I strive to provide responsive and effective assistance with compassion and respect.
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Andrea (Andy) Cecile Bohn
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, MPH, MS Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Is there something in your life preventing you from being your best self? Struggling with an addiction? Waking up feeling there must be more to life? Frequently anxious? Let me help you make changes to alter your inner life. You deserve to be happy. I am a warm, enthusiastic and direct therapist, insightful and a good listener. My work is attachment based with psychodynamic and cognitive behavioral leanings, topic directed. Let's navigate through your experiences and feelings together. Begin your road to recovery now. Acquire tools to help you move forward. Specialties: relationships, addiction/ recovery, depression, anxiety, bipolar.
Anger Management
(510) 497-0848
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Anger Management
Is there something in your life preventing you from being your best self? Struggling with an addiction? Waking up feeling there must be more to life? Frequently anxious? Let me help you make changes to alter your inner life. You deserve to be happy. I am a warm, enthusiastic and direct therapist, insightful and a good listener. My work is attachment based with psychodynamic and cognitive behavioral leanings, topic directed. Let's navigate through your experiences and feelings together. Begin your road to recovery now. Acquire tools to help you move forward. Specialties: relationships, addiction/ recovery, depression, anxiety, bipolar.
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Richard J Barnes
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
My approach is psychodynamic.
I can attest,having worked with many clients over the years, I have witnessed time and time again the true value that a psychotherapeutic relationship can provide. Through hard work, growing authenticity, and commitment, a therapeutic relationship brings forth genuine opportunities for new & useful insight, new eye opening perspectives, the application of new and working coping skills, a freedom from debilitating challenges like anxiety, panic, depression, a renewed & focused life plan, significant transformational changes, and more. Therapy can have a significant impact, once you make the powerful decision to seek treatment, and develop new belief that life can be different.
Anger Management
(925) 489-1795
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Anger Management
My approach is psychodynamic.
I can attest,having worked with many clients over the years, I have witnessed time and time again the true value that a psychotherapeutic relationship can provide. Through hard work, growing authenticity, and commitment, a therapeutic relationship brings forth genuine opportunities for new & useful insight, new eye opening perspectives, the application of new and working coping skills, a freedom from debilitating challenges like anxiety, panic, depression, a renewed & focused life plan, significant transformational changes, and more. Therapy can have a significant impact, once you make the powerful decision to seek treatment, and develop new belief that life can be different.
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Margarita ‘Maggie’ Orona LMFT
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
I draw on psychodynamic, insight-oriented, cognitive-behavior techniques.
*Taking on new clients through Telehealth or In person* Times are changing and can feel hard during these unprecedented times. Whether it’s navigating interpersonal, relationships, family or work issues everyone can need a little support.
Anger Management
(510) 602-2919
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Anger Management
I draw on psychodynamic, insight-oriented, cognitive-behavior techniques.
*Taking on new clients through Telehealth or In person* Times are changing and can feel hard during these unprecedented times. Whether it’s navigating interpersonal, relationships, family or work issues everyone can need a little support.
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Karlene Alves
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
In my work with clients I integrate a variety of approaches, including but not limited to Psychodynamic, CBT, DBT, and IPT.
In my practice of helping others strive for mental wellness, I believe in taking a holistic approach. I specialize in working with children, teens and adults with anxiety, depression and life transitions. I also work with parents in ways to effectively support their children and manage their own mental well-being throughout the parenting journey. In addition I have previously served hundreds of parents and their children in speciality areas such as teen anxiety, teen DBT, and pre-adolescence emotional regulation skill building. I also have specialized training in Perinatal Mental Health through Postpartum Support International.
Anger Management
(925) 248-3421
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Anger Management
In my work with clients I integrate a variety of approaches, including but not limited to Psychodynamic, CBT, DBT, and IPT.
In my practice of helping others strive for mental wellness, I believe in taking a holistic approach. I specialize in working with children, teens and adults with anxiety, depression and life transitions. I also work with parents in ways to effectively support their children and manage their own mental well-being throughout the parenting journey. In addition I have previously served hundreds of parents and their children in speciality areas such as teen anxiety, teen DBT, and pre-adolescence emotional regulation skill building. I also have specialized training in Perinatal Mental Health through Postpartum Support International.
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Anthony Meixner
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
As a therapist, my view is that therapy is the result of relationship building, establishing a genuine alliance with each other so you can make healthy choices. Being present-focused together in our therapy session, you are welcome to express yourself without judgment, without criticism, without worry. I support you by validating your lived experience, past and present. I empathize with your challenges and your impediments by seeing you and witnessing your struggles. By active listening I reflect what you share with me nudging you to consider areas of your life that you might be overlooking.
Anger Management
(925) 310-6232
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Anger Management
As a therapist, my view is that therapy is the result of relationship building, establishing a genuine alliance with each other so you can make healthy choices. Being present-focused together in our therapy session, you are welcome to express yourself without judgment, without criticism, without worry. I support you by validating your lived experience, past and present. I empathize with your challenges and your impediments by seeing you and witnessing your struggles. By active listening I reflect what you share with me nudging you to consider areas of your life that you might be overlooking.
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Sarah Hester, MFT
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Connecting with people in positive, satisfying ways is essential for our emotional health. I make a priority of creating a genuine and supportive relational experience in the therapy setting so that my clients can comfortably process and heal what hurts, while also learning useful skills to manage emotions and behaviors in healthier, more effective ways. I have tools that help my clients untangle any resistance to making changes and to feel more motivated, encouraged and valued. I am very experienced at treating anxiety/panic, OCD, relational struggles, grief, trauma, life transitions and issues special to women and new parents.
Anger Management
(510) 573-7096
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Anger Management
Connecting with people in positive, satisfying ways is essential for our emotional health. I make a priority of creating a genuine and supportive relational experience in the therapy setting so that my clients can comfortably process and heal what hurts, while also learning useful skills to manage emotions and behaviors in healthier, more effective ways. I have tools that help my clients untangle any resistance to making changes and to feel more motivated, encouraged and valued. I am very experienced at treating anxiety/panic, OCD, relational struggles, grief, trauma, life transitions and issues special to women and new parents.
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Chelsie Crilly
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Hi there! My name is Chelsie and I work at TheraThrive as an AMFT. TheraThrive is a group practice that specializes in working with neurodivergent folks. Please click on the website icon to be linked to the my staff page in order to get to know me better. Once you're on the TheraThrive website, please feel free to poke around. It's a really informative and thorough site, and I imagine it'll answer most of your questions. Thank you for taking the time to consider me as your provider.
Anger Management
(925) 744-6783 x8
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Anger Management
Hi there! My name is Chelsie and I work at TheraThrive as an AMFT. TheraThrive is a group practice that specializes in working with neurodivergent folks. Please click on the website icon to be linked to the my staff page in order to get to know me better. Once you're on the TheraThrive website, please feel free to poke around. It's a really informative and thorough site, and I imagine it'll answer most of your questions. Thank you for taking the time to consider me as your provider.
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Haley Hewitt
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, E-RYT Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
My name is Haley Hewitt and I specialize in individual, couples, and family therapy. I believe that because we are complex and unique individuals, an approach that integrates both mind and body is essential for the healing, growth, and resiliency that is the goal of therapeutic counseling. Treatment specializations include: Therapy for depression and anxiety, couples counseling, children and adolescents, work and career issues, stress and/or pain management, life transitions, self-esteem, mental illness/mental health issues, gender and/or sexual identity, and LGBTQIA-lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual communities.
Anger Management
(925) 275-5742
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Anger Management
My name is Haley Hewitt and I specialize in individual, couples, and family therapy. I believe that because we are complex and unique individuals, an approach that integrates both mind and body is essential for the healing, growth, and resiliency that is the goal of therapeutic counseling. Treatment specializations include: Therapy for depression and anxiety, couples counseling, children and adolescents, work and career issues, stress and/or pain management, life transitions, self-esteem, mental illness/mental health issues, gender and/or sexual identity, and LGBTQIA-lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual communities.
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Sherry Anne Chase
Psychologist, PhD, RN Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
My perspective embraces self-awareness as one of the main instruments in helping free up trauma. Fuller awareness removes the fear of the unknown, gives us distance from distress and the ability to disconnect from automatic behaviors that perpetuate negative reactions and feelings. In the words of international trauma experts “its teaching our clients how to focus on new stimuli they normally might not have noticed...” with “conscious inhibition of old responses”(Jana Fisher and Pat Ogden, March 2011). The intricacies of our humanness prevents freedom from all depression, anxiety, neurosis and traumatic bodily sensations. Yet.....
Anger Management
(510) 470-6907
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Anger Management
My perspective embraces self-awareness as one of the main instruments in helping free up trauma. Fuller awareness removes the fear of the unknown, gives us distance from distress and the ability to disconnect from automatic behaviors that perpetuate negative reactions and feelings. In the words of international trauma experts “its teaching our clients how to focus on new stimuli they normally might not have noticed...” with “conscious inhibition of old responses”(Jana Fisher and Pat Ogden, March 2011). The intricacies of our humanness prevents freedom from all depression, anxiety, neurosis and traumatic bodily sensations. Yet.....
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Kip Charles Leake
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Are you feeling stuck? Cynical about relationships? Anxious? Troubled by anger? Confused? Overwhelmed? By building on the power of the therapeutic relationship, I encourage self-discovery, authenticity, and offer coping skills that help people work through these challenges. use a personally tailored approach designed to promote clarity, insight, and growth. Let's find your blindspots. My special interests are: EMDR for trauma; life transitions such as aging, grief, divorce, and retirement. It's time to break old habits and get off of automatic pilot! "An unexamined life is not worth living." --Socrates
Anger Management
(925) 418-7272
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Anger Management
Are you feeling stuck? Cynical about relationships? Anxious? Troubled by anger? Confused? Overwhelmed? By building on the power of the therapeutic relationship, I encourage self-discovery, authenticity, and offer coping skills that help people work through these challenges. use a personally tailored approach designed to promote clarity, insight, and growth. Let's find your blindspots. My special interests are: EMDR for trauma; life transitions such as aging, grief, divorce, and retirement. It's time to break old habits and get off of automatic pilot! "An unexamined life is not worth living." --Socrates
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David Millen - TheraThrive Therapy and Assessment
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
I believe forming a strong therapeutic relationship is key for therapy to be successful. I believe that empowerment is an essential part of the therapeutic experience of every client. That is why I use an integrative approach, which essentially means that I draw from many clinical modalities to provide you with specific tools to help you (or your child) meet your goals. I enjoy working with children, adolescents, adults, couples, families, and also enjoy providing parent consultation/coaching support.
Anger Management
(925) 267-6493 x7
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Anger Management
I believe forming a strong therapeutic relationship is key for therapy to be successful. I believe that empowerment is an essential part of the therapeutic experience of every client. That is why I use an integrative approach, which essentially means that I draw from many clinical modalities to provide you with specific tools to help you (or your child) meet your goals. I enjoy working with children, adolescents, adults, couples, families, and also enjoy providing parent consultation/coaching support.
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Jeannette Harroun
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Kids don't always use words but behavior always has a message and may also be a form of SOS. I help children and teens feel better about themselves and improve their behavior at home or at school. I also help parents and families understand and deal with the mistaken goals of misbehavior. I believe there is always a reason, feeling or unmet need. Understanding and addressing the underlying message helps build bridges with kids and teens. I provide individual, parenting or family sessions that range from educational coaching and enrichment or addressing specific concerns.
Anger Management
(925) 890-7478
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Anger Management
Kids don't always use words but behavior always has a message and may also be a form of SOS. I help children and teens feel better about themselves and improve their behavior at home or at school. I also help parents and families understand and deal with the mistaken goals of misbehavior. I believe there is always a reason, feeling or unmet need. Understanding and addressing the underlying message helps build bridges with kids and teens. I provide individual, parenting or family sessions that range from educational coaching and enrichment or addressing specific concerns.
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Marguerite Stagg
Psychologist, MA, PsyD Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
I offer treatment for both individuals and couples, primarily addressing depression, anxiety, stress, trauma, relational issues, family conflict, life transitions and health issues. I focus on the comprehensive picture of each person’s circumstance in order to bring about change that is sustainable and lasting for you. I will work with you in a collaborative manner, discovering your strengths in order to build upon the tools and skills that you already have to work towards your objectives.
Anger Management
(925) 298-9705
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Anger Management
I offer treatment for both individuals and couples, primarily addressing depression, anxiety, stress, trauma, relational issues, family conflict, life transitions and health issues. I focus on the comprehensive picture of each person’s circumstance in order to bring about change that is sustainable and lasting for you. I will work with you in a collaborative manner, discovering your strengths in order to build upon the tools and skills that you already have to work towards your objectives.
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Ascend Mental Health & Advocacy
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
We release negativity to gain positivity. We let go of past hurts to accept future healing. We say goodbye to toxic people to say hello to healthy relationships. We depart from harmful places to enter into safe havens. We refuse to repeat mistakes to progress towards fulfillment. We choose a better path because we possess choice. You are welcome to start your journey toward wholeness within yourself, and among family and friends. Let's collaborate together to develop your authentic self and purpose in life.
Anger Management
(925) 900-5304
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Anger Management
We release negativity to gain positivity. We let go of past hurts to accept future healing. We say goodbye to toxic people to say hello to healthy relationships. We depart from harmful places to enter into safe havens. We refuse to repeat mistakes to progress towards fulfillment. We choose a better path because we possess choice. You are welcome to start your journey toward wholeness within yourself, and among family and friends. Let's collaborate together to develop your authentic self and purpose in life.
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Benjamin Jones
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
I provide compassionate therapy tailored to your particular needs. Together we would set goals and work to bring the needed changes into your life. I am not dedicated to a single particular theory or technique, but will use whatever works best for you. Often traditional talk therapy is most effective, but I have also successfully used cognitive/behavioral therapy, dream analysis, writing, art therapy, meditation, sand trays, group therapy, experiential therapy, and guided imagery. I also work to help you explore and strengthen your higher values and whatever you find most meaningful in your life.
Anger Management
(925) 238-3961
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Anger Management
I provide compassionate therapy tailored to your particular needs. Together we would set goals and work to bring the needed changes into your life. I am not dedicated to a single particular theory or technique, but will use whatever works best for you. Often traditional talk therapy is most effective, but I have also successfully used cognitive/behavioral therapy, dream analysis, writing, art therapy, meditation, sand trays, group therapy, experiential therapy, and guided imagery. I also work to help you explore and strengthen your higher values and whatever you find most meaningful in your life.
Bruce Sorenson
AMFT Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Everyone has challenges and battles to fight. A pain-free life is not always possible. Even the strongest people amongst us need a little bit of help to work through some of life’s difficulties. Whether you struggle with depression, grief, anxiety, or other issues, you should know there is hope for better tomorrows.
Anger Management
(925) 248-4567
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Anger Management
Everyone has challenges and battles to fight. A pain-free life is not always possible. Even the strongest people amongst us need a little bit of help to work through some of life’s difficulties. Whether you struggle with depression, grief, anxiety, or other issues, you should know there is hope for better tomorrows.
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Jill Pettegrew
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Almost everyone can benefit from therapy at some point in their life to gain a deeper understanding of themselves and to manage life challenges. You may struggle with issues that are getting in the way of relationships, home life, dreams, or career goals. Perhaps you just have a general sense that your life could be fuller or richer than it is right now. No matter where you are on your journey, I am here to support growth and change. We work together to support shifting thought patterns, maladaptive behaviors, and strengthening a positive sense of Self.
Anger Management
(925) 308-6168
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Anger Management
Almost everyone can benefit from therapy at some point in their life to gain a deeper understanding of themselves and to manage life challenges. You may struggle with issues that are getting in the way of relationships, home life, dreams, or career goals. Perhaps you just have a general sense that your life could be fuller or richer than it is right now. No matter where you are on your journey, I am here to support growth and change. We work together to support shifting thought patterns, maladaptive behaviors, and strengthening a positive sense of Self.
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Jeffrey H Kent
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
You've done whats expected of you. You have a job. You live independently and would like to buy a home some day, or perhaps already have. You're in a relationship that's comfortable. You still have some anxiety, and get depressed occasionally, but its bearable. Life is bearable. But is it enough? Do you ever get an inkling that maybe there's more? Something more authentically you? A genuine life that matters? Let's explore this together, and help you find and manifest your deepest self and purpose.
Anger Management
(925) 471-8338
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Anger Management
You've done whats expected of you. You have a job. You live independently and would like to buy a home some day, or perhaps already have. You're in a relationship that's comfortable. You still have some anxiety, and get depressed occasionally, but its bearable. Life is bearable. But is it enough? Do you ever get an inkling that maybe there's more? Something more authentically you? A genuine life that matters? Let's explore this together, and help you find and manifest your deepest self and purpose.

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Psychodynamic Therapists
Psychodynamic therapy in Lafayette, 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.