Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT, SEP Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
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.
Psychodynamic
(925) 452-7943
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Psychodynamic
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.
Photo of Adriana S. Russell MFT, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, MFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
I work with a large number of presenting issues including managing depression, anxiety and stress, improving communication in primary relationships, improved self care and self soothing, healing from addictions and codependency and trauma; dealing with grief and loss, including pet loss. I can assist you in how to self assert in a healthy and productive manner. I work with adult individuals and couples. I am 12 step supportive, work with relapse prevention and people wanting to intensify their recovery work. I am trained as an Emotionally Focused Couples Therapist. Please see my website: www.adrianarussell.com
Psychodynamic
(925) 232-0618
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Psychodynamic
I work with a large number of presenting issues including managing depression, anxiety and stress, improving communication in primary relationships, improved self care and self soothing, healing from addictions and codependency and trauma; dealing with grief and loss, including pet loss. I can assist you in how to self assert in a healthy and productive manner. I work with adult individuals and couples. I am 12 step supportive, work with relapse prevention and people wanting to intensify their recovery work. I am trained as an Emotionally Focused Couples Therapist. Please see my website: www.adrianarussell.com
Photo of Karen Drazen, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
My practice focuses on helping adults and children who face challenges that may be hindering their development and compromising their own wellbeing and relationships with others. Within a safe, genuine partnership, we will explore these issues, find new approaches to replace patterns that aren't working, and collaborate in the process of healing and growth.
Psychodynamic
(925) 271-9059
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Psychodynamic
My practice focuses on helping adults and children who face challenges that may be hindering their development and compromising their own wellbeing and relationships with others. Within a safe, genuine partnership, we will explore these issues, find new approaches to replace patterns that aren't working, and collaborate in the process of healing and growth.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
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.
Psychodynamic
(925) 392-6507
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Psychodynamic
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.
Photo of Cindy Robertson, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA , AMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Life can feel overwhelming, confusing and difficult. Relationships can be challenging. Change and loss can lead to uncertainty. All of this can lead to feelings of anxiety and depression. I help people make sense of their experience, navigate through difficult times and increase their self-awareness to achieve a greater sense of purpose, freedom, and choice in their lives. The therapeutic relationship is a collaborative space where you can work to understand and resolve your feelings, explore thoughts and behaviors that may have you feeling “stuck” in your life and identify relationship patterns that interfere with your well-being.
Psychodynamic
(925) 392-6742
Verified
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Psychodynamic
Life can feel overwhelming, confusing and difficult. Relationships can be challenging. Change and loss can lead to uncertainty. All of this can lead to feelings of anxiety and depression. I help people make sense of their experience, navigate through difficult times and increase their self-awareness to achieve a greater sense of purpose, freedom, and choice in their lives. The therapeutic relationship is a collaborative space where you can work to understand and resolve your feelings, explore thoughts and behaviors that may have you feeling “stuck” in your life and identify relationship patterns that interfere with your well-being.
Photo of Jean-Arellia Tolentino, Registered Psychological Assistant
Registered Psychological Assistant, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
I believe everyone has power to heal. Let me help you regain clarity and joy, while striving towards individual and collective resilience. I love working with individuals & couples who are wanting to feel grounded in a sense of happiness and purpose! Perhaps you're experiencing activism burn-out, relationship difficulties, or family stress? Are you Asian or Filipino/x American and wanting support navigating cultural expectations? Maybe you want to love yourself better, or overcome intergenerational family issues? I respect and honor the journey you're on, and value the courage it takes to make this step in working with a therapist!
Psychodynamic
(925) 948-8778
Verified
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Psychodynamic
I believe everyone has power to heal. Let me help you regain clarity and joy, while striving towards individual and collective resilience. I love working with individuals & couples who are wanting to feel grounded in a sense of happiness and purpose! Perhaps you're experiencing activism burn-out, relationship difficulties, or family stress? Are you Asian or Filipino/x American and wanting support navigating cultural expectations? Maybe you want to love yourself better, or overcome intergenerational family issues? I respect and honor the journey you're on, and value the courage it takes to make this step in working with a therapist!
Photo of Kathryn Coy Richards, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
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, depression, and relationship challenges. I have experience in crisis stabilization, outpatient psychotherapy, residential treatment and community mental health. My theoretic foundation mainly draws from Psychodynamic Theory, Behavioral and Relational Theories and Mindfulness. Together, we will find practical tools that you can integrate immediately so that you can continue to live a life that feels balanced and joyful.
Psychodynamic
(510) 306-7727
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Psychodynamic
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, depression, and relationship challenges. I have experience in crisis stabilization, outpatient psychotherapy, residential treatment and community mental health. My theoretic foundation mainly draws from Psychodynamic Theory, Behavioral and Relational Theories and Mindfulness. Together, we will find practical tools that you can integrate immediately so that you can continue to live a life that feels balanced and joyful.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Feeling too much sadness, easily angered, or worried about everything? Want to feel happier in your own life or as a parent, balance your stress, and increase connection with others? Is your child struggling at school or are you longing to communicate better with them? Has a traumatic event affected your daily life? These issues can be resolved in therapy. I provide a calm, accepting place where we explore ways to resolve life's challenges. You can learn to love and accept yourself. I believe in your capacity to heal and that you are the expert on your own life.
Psychodynamic
(510) 824-8316
Verified
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Psychodynamic
Feeling too much sadness, easily angered, or worried about everything? Want to feel happier in your own life or as a parent, balance your stress, and increase connection with others? Is your child struggling at school or are you longing to communicate better with them? Has a traumatic event affected your daily life? These issues can be resolved in therapy. I provide a calm, accepting place where we explore ways to resolve life's challenges. You can learn to love and accept yourself. I believe in your capacity to heal and that you are the expert on your own life.
Photo of Allan H Solomon, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
I have over 35 years experience as a clinical psychologist. I work primarily with individual adults but also have considerable experience working with children and adolescents. My focus is forming a trusting relationship in which together we work to improve your own sense of well being as well as connection to others. Above all I view our work as collaborative and mutually respectful. Clients have described me as highly empathetic, while helping them to achieve real life goals. I work with depression, anxiety, trauma, intimacy, health, and habit disorders including addictions.
Psychodynamic
(925) 241-4097
Verified
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Psychodynamic
I have over 35 years experience as a clinical psychologist. I work primarily with individual adults but also have considerable experience working with children and adolescents. My focus is forming a trusting relationship in which together we work to improve your own sense of well being as well as connection to others. Above all I view our work as collaborative and mutually respectful. Clients have described me as highly empathetic, while helping them to achieve real life goals. I work with depression, anxiety, trauma, intimacy, health, and habit disorders including addictions.
Photo of Pamela Rudd, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
I enjoy working with individuals and couples from a variety of backgrounds and beliefs. In the last twenty years, I have coached corporate executives, consulted with physicians, and worked with adolescents and adults in individual and family therapy.
Psychodynamic
(650) 385-8249
Verified

Lafayette, CA 94549
Psychodynamic
I enjoy working with individuals and couples from a variety of backgrounds and beliefs. In the last twenty years, I have coached corporate executives, consulted with physicians, and worked with adolescents and adults in individual and family therapy.
Photo of Joseph Charles Bentz, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
You have every capacity within yourself needed to proceed safely in moving through the issues you face. You will always lead "Where to go or What to do" next. We will explore together where and how the need to have safety, connection, and meaning is guiding your life. This takes a strength and confidence that can be accessed and developed - new choices can be made. These choices restore vitality and contact with the inherent goodness which we can experience ever more strongly and which can become more consistently available to you.
Psychodynamic
(925) 301-8748
Verified
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Psychodynamic
You have every capacity within yourself needed to proceed safely in moving through the issues you face. You will always lead "Where to go or What to do" next. We will explore together where and how the need to have safety, connection, and meaning is guiding your life. This takes a strength and confidence that can be accessed and developed - new choices can be made. These choices restore vitality and contact with the inherent goodness which we can experience ever more strongly and which can become more consistently available to you.
Photo of Romi Mann, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Searching online for a therapist is not easy but finding a good fit is essential to feel safe and get the most out of your effort, time, and money. I work collaboratively and actively with adolescents, adults, and couples. We will work together to recognize and develop your strengths, to understand and change unproductive or painful patterns, and to help you gain relief from suffering. I emphasize safety, respect, honesty, and compassion for self and others. I offer a free initial phone consultation. If I am unable to help, I will try to provide you with referrals to others.
Psychodynamic
(415) 508-7664
Verified
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Psychodynamic
Searching online for a therapist is not easy but finding a good fit is essential to feel safe and get the most out of your effort, time, and money. I work collaboratively and actively with adolescents, adults, and couples. We will work together to recognize and develop your strengths, to understand and change unproductive or painful patterns, and to help you gain relief from suffering. I emphasize safety, respect, honesty, and compassion for self and others. I offer a free initial phone consultation. If I am unable to help, I will try to provide you with referrals to others.
Photo of Patsy Mickens, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA, BA Verified
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.
Psychodynamic
(925) 297-5064
Verified
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Psychodynamic
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.
Photo of Rebecca Kraus, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
I help clients of all ages to live more authentic, satisfying and functional lives. With over 15 years of experience, my work draws from the latest research and extensive training in mind/body health, neuroscience, attachment and relationships, trauma and PTSD, mood and anxiety disorders, mindfulness practice, emotional and social intelligence, parenting, child development, sexuality, gender identity, Brainspotting and social justice work.  My goal is to create a supportive and enriching environment where we can address your needs in a thoughtful, supportive and effective manner. 
Psychodynamic
(510) 466-1447
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Psychodynamic
I help clients of all ages to live more authentic, satisfying and functional lives. With over 15 years of experience, my work draws from the latest research and extensive training in mind/body health, neuroscience, attachment and relationships, trauma and PTSD, mood and anxiety disorders, mindfulness practice, emotional and social intelligence, parenting, child development, sexuality, gender identity, Brainspotting and social justice work.  My goal is to create a supportive and enriching environment where we can address your needs in a thoughtful, supportive and effective manner. 
Photo of Ellen Castleman, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
I offer a dynamic and caring approach to therapy that actively engages adolescents, young adults and adults in uncovering barriers to enjoying a full and balanced life. I provide an environment where clients can learn to manage stress, sadness, loneliness and disappointment in healthy ways, while making concrete behavioral changes and positive choices. My clients have experienced positive changes that have led to increased happiness and fulfillment with their lives and goals. Relationships with others are improved, and family life becomes more functional and harmonious.
Psychodynamic
(925) 308-5508
Verified
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Psychodynamic
I offer a dynamic and caring approach to therapy that actively engages adolescents, young adults and adults in uncovering barriers to enjoying a full and balanced life. I provide an environment where clients can learn to manage stress, sadness, loneliness and disappointment in healthy ways, while making concrete behavioral changes and positive choices. My clients have experienced positive changes that have led to increased happiness and fulfillment with their lives and goals. Relationships with others are improved, and family life becomes more functional and harmonious.
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, CPT, AMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Therapy with me will have you leaving my office with tangible ways, for you or you and your loved ones, to facilitate changes in what you want in your life from the very first session. I will challenge you hard but with compassion. I enjoy helping people develop an enthusiasm for the process of self-discovery and healing. I make authentic contact with people help them cultivate a taste for their own Truths while making space to grieve the loss of old ways or relating to people and the world around them. I see starting therapy is a sign of intelligence.
Psychodynamic
(925) 232-0438
Verified
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Psychodynamic
Therapy with me will have you leaving my office with tangible ways, for you or you and your loved ones, to facilitate changes in what you want in your life from the very first session. I will challenge you hard but with compassion. I enjoy helping people develop an enthusiasm for the process of self-discovery and healing. I make authentic contact with people help them cultivate a taste for their own Truths while making space to grieve the loss of old ways or relating to people and the world around them. I see starting therapy is a sign of intelligence.
Photo of Jenni Allen, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Beginning therapy takes courage! When we are hurting, confused, and uncertain, it can be difficult to reach out for help. It's an honor and privledge to work with individuals and couples with the goal of helping people live life to the fullest. I look forward to hearing from you, to discover if we are a good fit for one another.
Psychodynamic
(925) 523-7606
Verified
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Psychodynamic
Beginning therapy takes courage! When we are hurting, confused, and uncertain, it can be difficult to reach out for help. It's an honor and privledge to work with individuals and couples with the goal of helping people live life to the fullest. I look forward to hearing from you, to discover if we are a good fit for one another.
Photo of Michael Mayer, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Hosts group in:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Real transformation is possible when you have the right tools to mine your inner gems. With my 30 years experience, I give you leading-edge methods to help you deal with various psychological issues. Self-healing tools from Eastern and Western traditions can reduce or eliminate medications and empowers your inner healer to deal with your anxiety, depression, chronic pain, insomnia, trauma,hypertension, etc. Transform your inner critic into a helpful coach :-)
Psychodynamic
(510) 878-4268
Verified
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Hosts group in:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Psychodynamic
Real transformation is possible when you have the right tools to mine your inner gems. With my 30 years experience, I give you leading-edge methods to help you deal with various psychological issues. Self-healing tools from Eastern and Western traditions can reduce or eliminate medications and empowers your inner healer to deal with your anxiety, depression, chronic pain, insomnia, trauma,hypertension, etc. Transform your inner critic into a helpful coach :-)
Photo of Ortal Kirson-Trilling, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
People seek therapy for different reasons. Some are hoping for relief from a specific problem such as depression, anxiety or relationship difficulties. Others may have a general sense of not feeling as alive as they imagine they could. They would like help understanding this feeling and are seeking a richer, deeper, more fulfilling life. In psychotherapy we engage in a process of self discovery in which people learn about themselves and about the ways they have been blocked from feeling fully in touch with themselves and others in their lives.
Psychodynamic
(510) 878-4991
Verified
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Psychodynamic
People seek therapy for different reasons. Some are hoping for relief from a specific problem such as depression, anxiety or relationship difficulties. Others may have a general sense of not feeling as alive as they imagine they could. They would like help understanding this feeling and are seeking a richer, deeper, more fulfilling life. In psychotherapy we engage in a process of self discovery in which people learn about themselves and about the ways they have been blocked from feeling fully in touch with themselves and others in their lives.
Photo of Jeffrey H Kent, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
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.
Psychodynamic
(925) 471-8338
Verified
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Psychodynamic
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.

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

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