Jennifer R Panish
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
I work from a Psychodynamic and relational orientation often pulling in interventions from a more cognitive and integrative approach.
As a Clinical Psychologist, I help people create meaningful change in their lives. My approach is self empowering and compassionate with a sensitivity to cultural differences and social justice. My strength as a therapist is in making deep connections with people, creating a sense of safety and helping clients identify and confront their issues. My personality style is warm, sincere, and down to earth. Those who see me describe me as someone who is "caring, warm, a great listener, interactive, and offers honest insightful feedback."
Family / Marital
(510) 488-2492
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Family / Marital
I work from a Psychodynamic and relational orientation often pulling in interventions from a more cognitive and integrative approach.
As a Clinical Psychologist, I help people create meaningful change in their lives. My approach is self empowering and compassionate with a sensitivity to cultural differences and social justice. My strength as a therapist is in making deep connections with people, creating a sense of safety and helping clients identify and confront their issues. My personality style is warm, sincere, and down to earth. Those who see me describe me as someone who is "caring, warm, a great listener, interactive, and offers honest insightful feedback."
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Kathryn Coy Richards
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
My foundation mainly draws from Cognitive Behavioral techniques, Psychodynamic Theory, Behavioral and Relational Theories and Mindfulness.
Do you feel stuck, hopeless, and alone? Is it difficult for you to get your needs met? Does it feel like you give more than you get? For nearly 20 years, I have had the opportunity to work alongside individuals, families, and couples in a variety of mental health settings targeting symptoms of anxiety, relationship challenges, life transitions and depression. We will take a look at what lies underneath your pain points as this kind of exploration can be a catalyst towards healing. Together, we will find practical tools that you can integrate immediately so that you can continue to thrive and live a life that feels in balance.
Family / Marital
(510) 306-7727
Verified

Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Family / Marital
My foundation mainly draws from Cognitive Behavioral techniques, Psychodynamic Theory, Behavioral and Relational Theories and Mindfulness.
Do you feel stuck, hopeless, and alone? Is it difficult for you to get your needs met? Does it feel like you give more than you get? For nearly 20 years, I have had the opportunity to work alongside individuals, families, and couples in a variety of mental health settings targeting symptoms of anxiety, relationship challenges, life transitions and depression. We will take a look at what lies underneath your pain points as this kind of exploration can be a catalyst towards healing. Together, we will find practical tools that you can integrate immediately so that you can continue to thrive and live a life that feels in balance.
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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.
Family / Marital
(510) 497-0848
Verified
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Family / Marital
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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Queen Adu-Poku
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Not accepting new clients
I use several treatment modalities: EMDR, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Family therapy, Child Parent Psychotherapy, and Psychodynamic therapy.
Are you in need of support, empathy, understanding, patience, and the need to make changes? Life is so uncertain with so many struggles, difficulties and pain. Life is also full of opportunity, beauty, joy and love. Sometimes help is needed to develop coping skills to deal with life's challenges and to embrace your place of peace. Every individual is unique and has the power of choice. Finding the balance between the duality of life is worth the time and effort to enjoy an inner peace. If you are looking for help to find your balance in life and making positive choices, please contact me
Family / Marital
(925) 391-2435
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Not accepting new clients
Family / Marital
I use several treatment modalities: EMDR, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Family therapy, Child Parent Psychotherapy, and Psychodynamic therapy.
Are you in need of support, empathy, understanding, patience, and the need to make changes? Life is so uncertain with so many struggles, difficulties and pain. Life is also full of opportunity, beauty, joy and love. Sometimes help is needed to develop coping skills to deal with life's challenges and to embrace your place of peace. Every individual is unique and has the power of choice. Finding the balance between the duality of life is worth the time and effort to enjoy an inner peace. If you are looking for help to find your balance in life and making positive choices, please contact me
Julia Di Rienzo
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, MFT Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
When you make the decision to further your understanding of yourself, you are one step closer to feeling empowered to living the life that you envision. With a compassionate mind, I am looking forward to supporting and guiding you through the changes that lead to positive growth. With a blend of psychodynamic, cognitive, and mindfulness-based psychotherapy approaches, I provide support and practical feedback to help you effectively address personal issues and life challenges.
Family / Marital
(925) 392-3844
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Family / Marital
When you make the decision to further your understanding of yourself, you are one step closer to feeling empowered to living the life that you envision. With a compassionate mind, I am looking forward to supporting and guiding you through the changes that lead to positive growth. With a blend of psychodynamic, cognitive, and mindfulness-based psychotherapy approaches, I provide support and practical feedback to help you effectively address personal issues and life challenges.
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Jane S Weil
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
I am a highly seasoned therapist who is skilled in a variety of treatment modalities including cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamic psychotherapy, as well as couples relational therapy.
Making the sometimes difficult call for therapy is the first step towards achieving a deeply needed change in your emotional well being. Anxiety, depression, sadness, feeling stuck, difficulty in relationships, are all painful themes that people struggle with. I bring to my practice over 35 years of experience in doing psychodynamic psychotherapy with a broad range of individuals and couples. I will work in a warm, direct, and collaborative manner with you to develop a deeper understanding of yourself, to help you resolve personal and interpersonal conflicts and to redirect your life positively.
Family / Marital
(510) 401-3959
Verified

Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Family / Marital
I am a highly seasoned therapist who is skilled in a variety of treatment modalities including cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamic psychotherapy, as well as couples relational therapy.
Making the sometimes difficult call for therapy is the first step towards achieving a deeply needed change in your emotional well being. Anxiety, depression, sadness, feeling stuck, difficulty in relationships, are all painful themes that people struggle with. I bring to my practice over 35 years of experience in doing psychodynamic psychotherapy with a broad range of individuals and couples. I will work in a warm, direct, and collaborative manner with you to develop a deeper understanding of yourself, to help you resolve personal and interpersonal conflicts and to redirect your life positively.
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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.
Family / Marital
(925) 248-3421
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Family / Marital
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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Dr. Kelli Grobe
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Welcome! My therapy practice is focused on the complexities and challenges faced by teens, parents, and individual adults. I also have a passion for working specifically with pregnant and postpartum women in their transition into parenthood. My approach to therapy is always collaborative and client-centered, empowering clients to create long-term progress and change. I work to promote your innate resiliency and to build insight and tools to help you and your family thrive. My clinical approach is integrative and includes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused, Psychodynamic, Relational, and Mindfulness.
Family / Marital
(925) 322-0078
Verified
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Family / Marital
Welcome! My therapy practice is focused on the complexities and challenges faced by teens, parents, and individual adults. I also have a passion for working specifically with pregnant and postpartum women in their transition into parenthood. My approach to therapy is always collaborative and client-centered, empowering clients to create long-term progress and change. I work to promote your innate resiliency and to build insight and tools to help you and your family thrive. My clinical approach is integrative and includes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused, Psychodynamic, Relational, and Mindfulness.
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Susan Overhauser
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Hosts group in:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Waitlist for new clients
Do you wish for greater success, self-acceptance, love and connection? Do you desire to live your life more authentically? Difficult life histories and current obstacles hinder us from becoming who we want to be. With my help, past events and unfruitful ways of being can be processed and transformed so that they no longer impact your present or future. Modalities such as EMDR, psychodynamic therapy, emotionally focused therapy and sensorimotor psychotherapy will help you discover and embody a new way of being. I am fiercely committed to helping you clear your path forward to embrace greater ease, integrity, belonging, and love.
Family / Marital
(925) 392-6507
Verified
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Hosts group in:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Waitlist for new clients
Family / Marital
Do you wish for greater success, self-acceptance, love and connection? Do you desire to live your life more authentically? Difficult life histories and current obstacles hinder us from becoming who we want to be. With my help, past events and unfruitful ways of being can be processed and transformed so that they no longer impact your present or future. Modalities such as EMDR, psychodynamic therapy, emotionally focused therapy and sensorimotor psychotherapy will help you discover and embody a new way of being. I am fiercely committed to helping you clear your path forward to embrace greater ease, integrity, belonging, and love.
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Judy Bensinger-Haynes
Marriage & Family Therapist, MEd, MA, LMFT , #114669 Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
These days there are times when we need someone to talk to. For the past forty years I have embraced individuals who have experienced shame, anxiety, social anxiety, depression and stress. Individuals and families served have had questions and concerns related to caring for family members with special needs and adoptions. My approach is optimistic, empathic and enhances attachments and relationships. My wish is to lessen stress and provide advocacy. Whether your journey is individual, infant-child related or a family dream; I will work to support you and your loved ones in a warm and engaging therapeutic relationship.
Family / Marital
(925) 357-9994
Verified
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Family / Marital
These days there are times when we need someone to talk to. For the past forty years I have embraced individuals who have experienced shame, anxiety, social anxiety, depression and stress. Individuals and families served have had questions and concerns related to caring for family members with special needs and adoptions. My approach is optimistic, empathic and enhances attachments and relationships. My wish is to lessen stress and provide advocacy. Whether your journey is individual, infant-child related or a family dream; I will work to support you and your loved ones in a warm and engaging therapeutic relationship.
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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
Family / Marital
(925) 418-7272
Verified
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Family / Marital
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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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.
Family / Marital
(925) 238-3961
Verified
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Family / Marital
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.
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Leslye Robbins
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Quality psychotherapy can be life-altering, especially when one is motivated and open to the process necessary for change. I enjoy working with individuals who are looking to develop a more grounded sense of self; seeking meaning and direction in work and/or in personal relationships. Adults of all ages come to my practice to improve and enrich their relationships with partners, children, family members, friends and colleagues. Couples look to deepen their connection, learn new communication skills, and resolve and heal from repetitive conflicts so they can cultivate a resilient and joyful partnership with one another.
Family / Marital
(415) 942-8945
Verified
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Family / Marital
Quality psychotherapy can be life-altering, especially when one is motivated and open to the process necessary for change. I enjoy working with individuals who are looking to develop a more grounded sense of self; seeking meaning and direction in work and/or in personal relationships. Adults of all ages come to my practice to improve and enrich their relationships with partners, children, family members, friends and colleagues. Couples look to deepen their connection, learn new communication skills, and resolve and heal from repetitive conflicts so they can cultivate a resilient and joyful partnership with one another.
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Johanna Marie McShane
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
I have two main specialties. I work with athletes, dancers and musicians of all levels, and business executives who are in transitions as a result of injuries, retirement, or the desire to make changes in direction with their sport, instrument or career; as well as often working with their family members. I also consult with high schools, universities, and professional coaching, training and teaching staffs about their teams and about individual athletes who are in transitions. My other specialty is training clinicians to work with all types of eating disorders, and working directly with people who suffer from eating disorders.
Family / Marital
(925) 308-5774
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Family / Marital
I have two main specialties. I work with athletes, dancers and musicians of all levels, and business executives who are in transitions as a result of injuries, retirement, or the desire to make changes in direction with their sport, instrument or career; as well as often working with their family members. I also consult with high schools, universities, and professional coaching, training and teaching staffs about their teams and about individual athletes who are in transitions. My other specialty is training clinicians to work with all types of eating disorders, and working directly with people who suffer from eating disorders.
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Colette M. Bischer-Choate
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
It takes courage and awareness to seek therapy. If you are experiencing depression or anxiety, difficult relationships (past or present) or going through a life transition I may be able to help. Together we will work to determine whether this will be short-term solution focused treatment or more long-term, deeper work. We will build a safe place for you to experience yourself and help you to identify your strengths as well as areas of challenge. A place that is yours to receive the care you need.
Family / Marital
(925) 974-9029
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Family / Marital
It takes courage and awareness to seek therapy. If you are experiencing depression or anxiety, difficult relationships (past or present) or going through a life transition I may be able to help. Together we will work to determine whether this will be short-term solution focused treatment or more long-term, deeper work. We will build a safe place for you to experience yourself and help you to identify your strengths as well as areas of challenge. A place that is yours to receive the care you need.
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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.
Family / Marital
(510) 573-7096
Verified
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Family / Marital
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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Brian Clark
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
My practice focuses on therapy for adolescents and adults. I specialize in achievement pressure, school stress, work stress, AD/HD, acting out teens, single parenting, parental support, depression, and anxiety. My treatment approach supports both parents and children in developing healthy strategies for navigating the pressure that is so prevalent in schools and communities today. I also work with individual adult clients facing anxiety, depression, and life changes.
Family / Marital
(925) 521-6404
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Family / Marital
My practice focuses on therapy for adolescents and adults. I specialize in achievement pressure, school stress, work stress, AD/HD, acting out teens, single parenting, parental support, depression, and anxiety. My treatment approach supports both parents and children in developing healthy strategies for navigating the pressure that is so prevalent in schools and communities today. I also work with individual adult clients facing anxiety, depression, and life changes.
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Patsy Mickens
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA, BA Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Many of my clients report that our work has changed their lives. Clients share that they moved from feeling hopeless to feeling happy to be alive; from being overwhelmed by grief to feeling joyful again, even as they carry their grief; and they share how good and empowering it feels to live from the heart. I specialize in adults and couples (all sexual orientations; all types of relationships). My goal for you is not only to reap the benefits of feeling better because your depression has lifted or your anxiety has quelled, but to thrive, in every way.
Family / Marital
(925) 297-5064
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Family / Marital
Many of my clients report that our work has changed their lives. Clients share that they moved from feeling hopeless to feeling happy to be alive; from being overwhelmed by grief to feeling joyful again, even as they carry their grief; and they share how good and empowering it feels to live from the heart. I specialize in adults and couples (all sexual orientations; all types of relationships). My goal for you is not only to reap the benefits of feeling better because your depression has lifted or your anxiety has quelled, but to thrive, in every way.
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Debbie Halliday
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT, SEP Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Are you tired of feeling overwhelmed, or stressed, or just not like yourself? Are you feeling frustrated in your relationships? Sometimes messages or experiences from the past, faulty beliefs, or challenging relationships keep us stuck and out of touch with our well- being. Couples are helped when each has an opportunity to feel heard, and when early attachment styles and emotions underlying the problem can be better understood.
Family / Marital
(925) 286-4415
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Family / Marital
Are you tired of feeling overwhelmed, or stressed, or just not like yourself? Are you feeling frustrated in your relationships? Sometimes messages or experiences from the past, faulty beliefs, or challenging relationships keep us stuck and out of touch with our well- being. Couples are helped when each has an opportunity to feel heard, and when early attachment styles and emotions underlying the problem can be better understood.
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TheraThrive Counseling & Assessment
Counselor, PhD, LPCC, BC-TMH Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
All services are online via secure video call! If you feel overwhelmed by anxiety, high sensitivity, loneliness or relationship problems, or if your child or teen struggles with excessive worry, moodiness or sadness, you don't need to manage alone. We are a group of authentic and interactive therapists who are strengths-based in our approach. Let us help you (or your child, teen, family member) gain insight and understanding, learn emotional regulation, improve your relationships, alleviate stress and anxiety, improve satisfaction at work/school, and experience well-being, exuberance for life, and empowerment. www.TheraThrive.com
Family / Marital
(925) 350-8130
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Family / Marital
All services are online via secure video call! If you feel overwhelmed by anxiety, high sensitivity, loneliness or relationship problems, or if your child or teen struggles with excessive worry, moodiness or sadness, you don't need to manage alone. We are a group of authentic and interactive therapists who are strengths-based in our approach. Let us help you (or your child, teen, family member) gain insight and understanding, learn emotional regulation, improve your relationships, alleviate stress and anxiety, improve satisfaction at work/school, and experience well-being, exuberance for life, and empowerment. www.TheraThrive.com

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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.