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.
Elders (65+)
(925) 968-4164
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Elders (65+)
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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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."
Elders (65+)
(510) 488-2492
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Elders (65+)
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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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.
Elders (65+)
(925) 308-9243
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Elders (65+)
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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Cynthia Cutshall
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
I primarily use relational, psychodynamic, and multicultural approaches.
Psychotherapy can alleviate psychological pain, help you know yourself better, and create opportunities to build healthier relationships. We will work together to get to know you, paying attention to your cultural context. This endeavor can bring to your awareness important unnoticed or unnamed patterns that have been causing you pain or difficulty. Most importantly, sharing your story with someone who empathizes can bring great relief.
Elders (65+)
(925) 297-6528
Verified

Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Elders (65+)
I primarily use relational, psychodynamic, and multicultural approaches.
Psychotherapy can alleviate psychological pain, help you know yourself better, and create opportunities to build healthier relationships. We will work together to get to know you, paying attention to your cultural context. This endeavor can bring to your awareness important unnoticed or unnamed patterns that have been causing you pain or difficulty. Most importantly, sharing your story with someone who empathizes can bring great relief.
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Ann Pagliaro
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
I offer many treatment modalities, and specialize in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), an information processing approach which integrates elements of many effective psychotherapies: psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral, interpersonal, experiential, and body-centered therapies in a phase structured protocol. For over three decades,I have been helping adults of all ages deal with emotional difficulties including anxiety, depression, phobias, health concerns, grief, stress, and issues of aging.
Elders (65+)
(925) 308-5328
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Elders (65+)
I offer many treatment modalities, and specialize in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), an information processing approach which integrates elements of many effective psychotherapies: psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral, interpersonal, experiential, and body-centered therapies in a phase structured protocol. For over three decades,I have been helping adults of all ages deal with emotional difficulties including anxiety, depression, phobias, health concerns, grief, stress, and issues of aging.
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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
Elders (65+)
(925) 391-2435
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Not accepting new clients
Elders (65+)
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.
Elders (65+)
(925) 392-3844
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Elders (65+)
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.
Elders (65+)
(510) 401-3959
Verified

Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Elders (65+)
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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Jon Schwab
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Not accepting new clients
I empathically and collaboratively work with individuals and families towards healing, awareness, and authenticity. While exploring your unique experience we will process meaningful life events, underlying dynamics, and accompanying emotions. Employing a person centered approach with psychodynamic, dialectical, and mindfulness based techniques I attempt to facilitate insight, emotional integration, and movement towards your personal goals. My intention as a therapist is to clear the path that leads to your most realized and developed self.
Elders (65+)
(925) 304-6342
Verified
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Not accepting new clients
Elders (65+)
I empathically and collaboratively work with individuals and families towards healing, awareness, and authenticity. While exploring your unique experience we will process meaningful life events, underlying dynamics, and accompanying emotions. Employing a person centered approach with psychodynamic, dialectical, and mindfulness based techniques I attempt to facilitate insight, emotional integration, and movement towards your personal goals. My intention as a therapist is to clear the path that leads to your most realized and developed self.
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Sarah Koch-Schiller
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
I am originally trained as a psychodynamic therapist.
Thank you so much for visiting my page. I am a Marriage and Family Therapist with over a decade of experience providing psychotherapy to adults, families, and children. I am a relational therapist, meaning that I deeply value the healing aspects of the therapeutic relationship, and work collaboratively with my clients to ensure therapy is meaningful and aligned with treatment goals.
Elders (65+)
(628) 216-2060
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Elders (65+)
I am originally trained as a psychodynamic therapist.
Thank you so much for visiting my page. I am a Marriage and Family Therapist with over a decade of experience providing psychotherapy to adults, families, and children. I am a relational therapist, meaning that I deeply value the healing aspects of the therapeutic relationship, and work collaboratively with my clients to ensure therapy is meaningful and aligned with treatment goals.
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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.
Elders (65+)
(925) 392-6507
Verified
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Hosts group in:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Waitlist for new clients
Elders (65+)
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.
Elders (65+)
(925) 357-9994
Verified
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Elders (65+)
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
Elders (65+)
(925) 418-7272
Verified
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Elders (65+)
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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Ashley Henderson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
In my psychotherapy practice, I work with people struggling with stress and anxiety, depression, difficult life transitions, grief, issues around codependency and difficult relationships, parenting challenges and more. In my practice I see teens, young adults and adults. I have experience helping people connect to themselves more deeply, gain trust in their own insight and coping and feel more fulfilled and present in their own lives.
Elders (65+)
(510) 996-5745
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Elders (65+)
In my psychotherapy practice, I work with people struggling with stress and anxiety, depression, difficult life transitions, grief, issues around codependency and difficult relationships, parenting challenges and more. In my practice I see teens, young adults and adults. I have experience helping people connect to themselves more deeply, gain trust in their own insight and coping and feel more fulfilled and present in their own lives.
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.
Elders (65+)
(925) 248-4567
Verified
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Elders (65+)
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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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.
Elders (65+)
(925) 238-3961
Verified
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Elders (65+)
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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Valorie de Leña
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT, SEP Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Our pursuit of a good life can be deeply affected by the current world situations. We may be struggling not only in our personal lives but also by difficult worldly events such as climate change, the economy, retirement, health care and many more. When the world doesn't feel safe, it's more difficult to tolerate the emotions, sensations, and thoughts arising inside of us, making us turn toward old coping mechanisms This will not heal us. We need to build the confidence to be with and understand our inner experiences no matter what! This is our pathway to truly heal and live a more peaceful and meaningful life in the world.
Elders (65+)
(925) 452-7943
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Elders (65+)
Our pursuit of a good life can be deeply affected by the current world situations. We may be struggling not only in our personal lives but also by difficult worldly events such as climate change, the economy, retirement, health care and many more. When the world doesn't feel safe, it's more difficult to tolerate the emotions, sensations, and thoughts arising inside of us, making us turn toward old coping mechanisms This will not heal us. We need to build the confidence to be with and understand our inner experiences no matter what! This is our pathway to truly heal and live a more peaceful and meaningful life in the world.
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Sandra Lindholm
Psychologist, PsyD, MSN, NP Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
What is sex therapy? Sex therapy is a sub-specialty (form of) psychotherapy that focuses on issues related to an individual's or couple's sexuality. Common reasons for seeking sex therapy include low sexual desire, couples with differences in sexual desire, difficulty with sexual arousal/excitement and orgasm, sexual anxiety, erection and ejaculation problems, a history of sexual trauma and pain with sex. Individuals with medical problems, injuries or medication side effects affecting their sex life can enjoy improved sex from sex therapy. Some people seek sex therapy to enhance an already satisfactory erotic life.
Elders (65+)
(925) 705-4406
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Elders (65+)
What is sex therapy? Sex therapy is a sub-specialty (form of) psychotherapy that focuses on issues related to an individual's or couple's sexuality. Common reasons for seeking sex therapy include low sexual desire, couples with differences in sexual desire, difficulty with sexual arousal/excitement and orgasm, sexual anxiety, erection and ejaculation problems, a history of sexual trauma and pain with sex. Individuals with medical problems, injuries or medication side effects affecting their sex life can enjoy improved sex from sex therapy. Some people seek sex therapy to enhance an already satisfactory erotic life.
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Marlies Rosmark
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Waitlist for new clients
We all need support because at times life can be difficult. It may be enough to talk with friends or other people you trust but sometimes not. Maybe you are feeling alone or not connected with yourself and people around you. Therapy can be a way to help you reconnect. I offer a genuine environment in which we look together how you can get back on track. I believe that connection is a basic human need: being connected with yourself and with the people around you. This is a core value in all of my work.
Elders (65+)
(925) 660-7983
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers online therapy
Waitlist for new clients
Elders (65+)
We all need support because at times life can be difficult. It may be enough to talk with friends or other people you trust but sometimes not. Maybe you are feeling alone or not connected with yourself and people around you. Therapy can be a way to help you reconnect. I offer a genuine environment in which we look together how you can get back on track. I believe that connection is a basic human need: being connected with yourself and with the people around you. This is a core value in all of my work.
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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.....
Elders (65+)
(510) 470-6907
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Elders (65+)
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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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.