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.
Queer Allied
(510) 306-7727
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Queer Allied
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.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
I specialize in trauma, PTSD, the “inner critic,” low self-esteem, making life change, and adults abused as children. With Somatic Psychotherapy, EMDR, and other mindfulness-based modalities, we can work together to address and resolve traumatic memories so they no longer block your life potential. Unprocessed traumatic memories can get “stuck” in the body’s nervous system, and can influence how we live our lives in the present. If you’ve noticed yourself having exaggerated responses to everyday life stressors, or feeling paralyzed to make change, it’s possible you’re responding from old, automatic survival mechanisms.
Queer Allied
(510) 992-4039
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Queer Allied
I specialize in trauma, PTSD, the “inner critic,” low self-esteem, making life change, and adults abused as children. With Somatic Psychotherapy, EMDR, and other mindfulness-based modalities, we can work together to address and resolve traumatic memories so they no longer block your life potential. Unprocessed traumatic memories can get “stuck” in the body’s nervous system, and can influence how we live our lives in the present. If you’ve noticed yourself having exaggerated responses to everyday life stressors, or feeling paralyzed to make change, it’s possible you’re responding from old, automatic survival mechanisms.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Are you struggling with any of the following: trauma, stress, anxiety, depression, LGBTQ+ issues, Autism, hoarding, organizational issues, and parenting issues? I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek a more fulfilling and happier life when taking the first steps towards change. If you are ready to take that step, I am here to support and empower you on this new journey. I am looking for highly motivated individuals that are ready for the challenge, whom are dedicated and motivated to make a positive change in their life. I believe everyone deserves quality care.
Queer Allied
(650) 235-4676
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Queer Allied
Are you struggling with any of the following: trauma, stress, anxiety, depression, LGBTQ+ issues, Autism, hoarding, organizational issues, and parenting issues? I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek a more fulfilling and happier life when taking the first steps towards change. If you are ready to take that step, I am here to support and empower you on this new journey. I am looking for highly motivated individuals that are ready for the challenge, whom are dedicated and motivated to make a positive change in their life. I believe everyone deserves quality care.
Art Therapist, MPS, ATR-BC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Do you feel like you’ve tried everything with your teen, but they struggle to benefit from traditional talk therapy? Are you looking for a new creative way to deal with difficulties in life and get in touch with your best self? As an art therapist, I incorporate talk therapy with art making to help my clients unlock their creative potential, look at problems with fresh eyes, and develop new coping skills for dealing with difficult emotions. If you or your child is feeling blocked by past trauma, stuck in destructive patterns, or overwhelmed by depression or anxiety, then I encourage you to reach out. You are not alone.
Queer Allied
(510) 675-7070
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Queer Allied
Do you feel like you’ve tried everything with your teen, but they struggle to benefit from traditional talk therapy? Are you looking for a new creative way to deal with difficulties in life and get in touch with your best self? As an art therapist, I incorporate talk therapy with art making to help my clients unlock their creative potential, look at problems with fresh eyes, and develop new coping skills for dealing with difficult emotions. If you or your child is feeling blocked by past trauma, stuck in destructive patterns, or overwhelmed by depression or anxiety, then I encourage you to reach out. You are not alone.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
I provide neuropsychological assessment and psychotherapy for adults. Specialty areas include motivation, depression, anxiety, trauma, post-concussion syndrome, TBI, aging, and cognition.
Queer Allied
(510) 617-1383
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Queer Allied
I provide neuropsychological assessment and psychotherapy for adults. Specialty areas include motivation, depression, anxiety, trauma, post-concussion syndrome, TBI, aging, and cognition.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Do you struggle with anxiety? Do intrusive thoughts and worries keep you up at night? Is low self-esteem holding you back from accomplishing your dreams? Do you long for deeper connections with your family and friends but struggle with opening up to them? You are not alone! Many individuals experience these challenges on a day-to-day basis. Have you ever considered counseling? As your therapist, I exist to provide you with a safe and judgement-free zone to ensure you are supported unconditionally. Together, we can take the journey to achieve your personal freedom.
Queer Allied
(925) 297-4288
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Queer Allied
Do you struggle with anxiety? Do intrusive thoughts and worries keep you up at night? Is low self-esteem holding you back from accomplishing your dreams? Do you long for deeper connections with your family and friends but struggle with opening up to them? You are not alone! Many individuals experience these challenges on a day-to-day basis. Have you ever considered counseling? As your therapist, I exist to provide you with a safe and judgement-free zone to ensure you are supported unconditionally. Together, we can take the journey to achieve your personal freedom.
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Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
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.
Queer Allied
(925) 310-6232
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Queer Allied
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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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
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.
Queer Allied
(925) 238-3961
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Queer Allied
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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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
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
Queer Allied
(925) 418-7272
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Queer Allied
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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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Are you feeling hopeless or lost? Do you think you have to go through life alone? Are you holding yourself back? Often we think that life is supposed to be hard. How would you feel if you could move forward and live life with ease? Many people feel shut down and despairing; I want you to know that the answers are already inside of you. I can work with you to help find solutions. People who work with me learn to experience life with joy, peace, and freedom.
Queer Allied
(510) 686-3940
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Queer Allied
Are you feeling hopeless or lost? Do you think you have to go through life alone? Are you holding yourself back? Often we think that life is supposed to be hard. How would you feel if you could move forward and live life with ease? Many people feel shut down and despairing; I want you to know that the answers are already inside of you. I can work with you to help find solutions. People who work with me learn to experience life with joy, peace, and freedom.
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Psychologist, MA, PhD Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Hello. If you are exploring the Psychology today website you are likely searching for answers, help, or change for yourself, a family member, or loved one through a difficult experience. If you are taking this step for the first time, in need of additional psychological services, or looking to change providers I commend you for taking this step forward. My hope and goal for each client/family I work with is to help you achieve a “Eureka!” moment and make meaningful and change propelling personal discoveries – whether through the psychotherapy services that I offer or the psychological testing/evaluation services that I offer.
Queer Allied
(925) 900-5328
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Queer Allied
Hello. If you are exploring the Psychology today website you are likely searching for answers, help, or change for yourself, a family member, or loved one through a difficult experience. If you are taking this step for the first time, in need of additional psychological services, or looking to change providers I commend you for taking this step forward. My hope and goal for each client/family I work with is to help you achieve a “Eureka!” moment and make meaningful and change propelling personal discoveries – whether through the psychotherapy services that I offer or the psychological testing/evaluation services that I offer.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Welcome! The process of choosing the right therapist for yourself or a family member can feel a little overwhelming. I am so glad you found me and hope I can help make the process a bit easier. For whatever your reasons for seeking out therapy at this time, it is my job to create the type of warm, collaborative, non-judgmental space where your goals can be explored and met. I believe therapy can be the catalyst for just the type of balance, change, and hope that so many of us are looking for.
Queer Allied
(510) 291-4834
Verified
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Queer Allied
Welcome! The process of choosing the right therapist for yourself or a family member can feel a little overwhelming. I am so glad you found me and hope I can help make the process a bit easier. For whatever your reasons for seeking out therapy at this time, it is my job to create the type of warm, collaborative, non-judgmental space where your goals can be explored and met. I believe therapy can be the catalyst for just the type of balance, change, and hope that so many of us are looking for.
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MA, AMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
I provide therapy for individuals & teens dealing with anxiety, depression, and trauma. I help to identify negative narratives, defensive mechanisms, and the inner critic. I work in tandem with couples experiencing disconnect, communication issues, and the aftermath of affairs. In my work, I provide a safe space to express emotions, offer a compassionate, warm and non-judgmental support, and I believe that everyone is different and individually tailor therapy for my clients. As I assist you through your therapeutic process, together we work towards personal growth, personal empowerment, love, and self-acceptance.
Queer Allied
(925) 378-4165
Verified
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Queer Allied
I provide therapy for individuals & teens dealing with anxiety, depression, and trauma. I help to identify negative narratives, defensive mechanisms, and the inner critic. I work in tandem with couples experiencing disconnect, communication issues, and the aftermath of affairs. In my work, I provide a safe space to express emotions, offer a compassionate, warm and non-judgmental support, and I believe that everyone is different and individually tailor therapy for my clients. As I assist you through your therapeutic process, together we work towards personal growth, personal empowerment, love, and self-acceptance.
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Are you having trouble at home? Are you and your partner struggling? Whether it's working with parents, couples, families, or directly with children, for the past 20 years I've been helping families feel better. For families with special needs, I have an extensive background with ASD and other intellectual/developmental disabilities. I’m also keenly aware of the unique needs of the LGBTQ+ community. I help individual adults with depression, anxiety, or transitioning into different phases of life such as young adulthood, family building /parenting, moving to an empty nest, or challenges related to older adulthood.
Queer Allied
(925) 386-7491
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Queer Allied
Are you having trouble at home? Are you and your partner struggling? Whether it's working with parents, couples, families, or directly with children, for the past 20 years I've been helping families feel better. For families with special needs, I have an extensive background with ASD and other intellectual/developmental disabilities. I’m also keenly aware of the unique needs of the LGBTQ+ community. I help individual adults with depression, anxiety, or transitioning into different phases of life such as young adulthood, family building /parenting, moving to an empty nest, or challenges related to older adulthood.
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Therapy offers potential for healing and opportunity for growth, and I am passionate about supporting clients through this process. I work with individuals, couples, and families in a variety of practice areas including anxiety, depression, relational conflict, identity development, and life transitions. I believe that each person has a unique story and carries valuable potential that is waiting to be unlocked and refined. I guide clients toward developing the personal strength and balance needed to meet life’s challenges, and I empower clients to live authentic, purposeful, and connected lives. I help clients uncover patterns that they seek to change and work with them to find new, creative solutions for moving forward to achieve their goals. As a former educator, I have extensive experience working with children and adolescents. I understand the challenges that both children and parents face in today’s world and how these affect family dynamics. Since relational interactions are important to mental and emotional health, I work with clients on developing positive communication skills in order to experience more fulfilling and harmonious relationships in all areas of life.
Queer Allied
(925) 403-4011
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Queer Allied
Therapy offers potential for healing and opportunity for growth, and I am passionate about supporting clients through this process. I work with individuals, couples, and families in a variety of practice areas including anxiety, depression, relational conflict, identity development, and life transitions. I believe that each person has a unique story and carries valuable potential that is waiting to be unlocked and refined. I guide clients toward developing the personal strength and balance needed to meet life’s challenges, and I empower clients to live authentic, purposeful, and connected lives. I help clients uncover patterns that they seek to change and work with them to find new, creative solutions for moving forward to achieve their goals. As a former educator, I have extensive experience working with children and adolescents. I understand the challenges that both children and parents face in today’s world and how these affect family dynamics. Since relational interactions are important to mental and emotional health, I work with clients on developing positive communication skills in order to experience more fulfilling and harmonious relationships in all areas of life.
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
I specialize in working with adolescents and adults who are experiencing challenges in their lives - including school or work performance, relationships with family and friends, or self-esteem. As a parent you might notice your child withdrawing, not interacting as usual with friends and family, getting into more fights or trouble, or struggling with self-confidence. Sleeping and eating habits and other daily routines may be affected as well. When you feel as though you don't know what else to do, reaching out and getting help through counseling can be the best alternative.
Queer Allied
(415) 237-2076
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Queer Allied
I specialize in working with adolescents and adults who are experiencing challenges in their lives - including school or work performance, relationships with family and friends, or self-esteem. As a parent you might notice your child withdrawing, not interacting as usual with friends and family, getting into more fights or trouble, or struggling with self-confidence. Sleeping and eating habits and other daily routines may be affected as well. When you feel as though you don't know what else to do, reaching out and getting help through counseling can be the best alternative.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
The clients I work with typically come to therapy seeking a deeper understanding of themselves and more fulfillment in their closest relationships. My clients are often insightful and eager to grow but unsure of where or how to begin.
Queer Allied
(925) 403-4740
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Queer Allied
The clients I work with typically come to therapy seeking a deeper understanding of themselves and more fulfillment in their closest relationships. My clients are often insightful and eager to grow but unsure of where or how to begin.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Hi there! Maybe you have a lot going for you, but nonetheless you're suffering quietly. You may feel at a loss to deal with it yourself and get through your rut. Maybe your usual methods of sweeping your "baggage" under the rug isn't working so well anymore. Seeking help at a moment like this is both a smart move and a brave one. I approach my time with you in all seriousness, but sprinkled in with levity when appropriate; crying and laughter can both be healing! Let's start actively working toward your new life now.
Queer Allied
(415) 682-6712
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Queer Allied
Hi there! Maybe you have a lot going for you, but nonetheless you're suffering quietly. You may feel at a loss to deal with it yourself and get through your rut. Maybe your usual methods of sweeping your "baggage" under the rug isn't working so well anymore. Seeking help at a moment like this is both a smart move and a brave one. I approach my time with you in all seriousness, but sprinkled in with levity when appropriate; crying and laughter can both be healing! Let's start actively working toward your new life now.
Photo of Bri Byrne, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Most people come into therapy in the midst of a crisis. Usually they have been sitting on their feelings and anxieties for weeks before they bite the bullet and seek help. They come into my office in a sort of terror, and their immediate goal is to make the pain stop as quickly as possible. I am much more interested in getting to know your pain than in getting rid of it. I want to know where the pain stems from, how you suppress it, why it scares you and from whom you hide it. That way we aren't "fixing" your pain in this moment, but we are preparing for the next time life inevitably throws a version of that pain at you.
Queer Allied
(925) 300-8659
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Queer Allied
Most people come into therapy in the midst of a crisis. Usually they have been sitting on their feelings and anxieties for weeks before they bite the bullet and seek help. They come into my office in a sort of terror, and their immediate goal is to make the pain stop as quickly as possible. I am much more interested in getting to know your pain than in getting rid of it. I want to know where the pain stems from, how you suppress it, why it scares you and from whom you hide it. That way we aren't "fixing" your pain in this moment, but we are preparing for the next time life inevitably throws a version of that pain at you.
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
We all have strategies for dealing with stress day-to-day. But over time, many strategies can fall short or even backfire. We may find ourselves withdrawing and avoiding certain aspects of our lives, or overextending and pushing ourselves to the point of exhaustion. This can leave us feeling anxious, depressed, and irritable and can also take a toll on our relationships and physical health. One of my goals as a therapist is to help you identify changes you can make, both big and small, and tap into your motivation to follow-through on those changes.
Queer Allied
(415) 237-6388
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Queer Allied
We all have strategies for dealing with stress day-to-day. But over time, many strategies can fall short or even backfire. We may find ourselves withdrawing and avoiding certain aspects of our lives, or overextending and pushing ourselves to the point of exhaustion. This can leave us feeling anxious, depressed, and irritable and can also take a toll on our relationships and physical health. One of my goals as a therapist is to help you identify changes you can make, both big and small, and tap into your motivation to follow-through on those changes.

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Queer counseling in Lafayette for queer clients

If you are queer or are looking for help with being queer in Lafayette or for a Lafayette queer therapist, these professionals provide queer allied therapy in Lafayette and counseling for queer clients.

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.