Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
"I am a clinical psychologist with over 30 years of experience. I have had the privilege of working with many children, adolescents, adults, couples and families who are dealing with a multitude of issues (e.g., depression, anxiety, problem behaviors, substance abuse, co-dependency). I incorporate mindfulness, solution-focused, and strength-based techniques to help facilitate change and bring about relief from painful emotions and from feeling stuck. I believe in honoring what you are already doing right and will collaboratively explore options and tools that will bring about growth and healing."
Relational
(510) 398-6367
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"I am a clinical psychologist with over 30 years of experience. I have had the privilege of working with many children, adolescents, adults, couples and families who are dealing with a multitude of issues (e.g., depression, anxiety, problem behaviors, substance abuse, co-dependency). I incorporate mindfulness, solution-focused, and strength-based techniques to help facilitate change and bring about relief from painful emotions and from feeling stuck. I believe in honoring what you are already doing right and will collaboratively explore options and tools that will bring about growth and healing."
Francisca Lizana, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"My practice sees children and adults who seek support for a variety of reasons. I see children who are experiencing family changes/transitions, relocation/acculturation, behavioral challenges at home and/or school, who need social-emotional skills development, as well as support in overcoming trauma, depression, anxiety or navigating learning challenges, amongst​ others. Similarly, I see adults who seek a safe place to express, download and explore what is present, whether a life transition or change, hardships or simply not feeling happy."
Relational
(925) 255-7936
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Relational
"My practice sees children and adults who seek support for a variety of reasons. I see children who are experiencing family changes/transitions, relocation/acculturation, behavioral challenges at home and/or school, who need social-emotional skills development, as well as support in overcoming trauma, depression, anxiety or navigating learning challenges, amongst​ others. Similarly, I see adults who seek a safe place to express, download and explore what is present, whether a life transition or change, hardships or simply not feeling happy."
SSAC Counseling and Training, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"Over the past 17 years I have been healing the families of Alameda County. I am most known for my ability to reach hard to engage high risk clients in the African-American Community. I believe that my calling is to guide my clients to the roads of self-control, self-love, and self-motivation. Knowing that once one knows and loves their true self they are able to have better relationships with their children, partners, and family."
Relational
(510) 296-6521
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"Over the past 17 years I have been healing the families of Alameda County. I am most known for my ability to reach hard to engage high risk clients in the African-American Community. I believe that my calling is to guide my clients to the roads of self-control, self-love, and self-motivation. Knowing that once one knows and loves their true self they are able to have better relationships with their children, partners, and family."
Theo Kuczek, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, CPT
Verified by Psychology Today
"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."
Relational
(925) 232-0438
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Relational
"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."
Kaci Smith, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
"I support my clients with finding balance and discovering the strength needed to persevere through life's challenges- whether it's puberty, marital issues, loss of meaning, anxiety, depressions, grief, etc. Recognizing and overcoming difficult past or present experiences can be exhausting to do alone. I support my clients with enhancing their powers of clarity, playfulness, and self-esteem, and cheer them on while they learn to tackle life's challenges with confidence. "
Relational
(510) 298-3842
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
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Relational
"I support my clients with finding balance and discovering the strength needed to persevere through life's challenges- whether it's puberty, marital issues, loss of meaning, anxiety, depressions, grief, etc. Recognizing and overcoming difficult past or present experiences can be exhausting to do alone. I support my clients with enhancing their powers of clarity, playfulness, and self-esteem, and cheer them on while they learn to tackle life's challenges with confidence. "
Connie C Linas, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
"Do you need relief from anxiety or depression? Are you and your partner fighting and trying to move forward together? I often help people who are exactly where you are. A collaborative, focused relationship with a caring professional can be a life-changing experience. I have a goal oriented and interactive style, and my goal is always to help you move forward - at your own pace - with ease and acceptance. Check out my website and call for a phone consultation to see if I'd be a good fit for you."
Relational
(510) 338-6655
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Relational
"Do you need relief from anxiety or depression? Are you and your partner fighting and trying to move forward together? I often help people who are exactly where you are. A collaborative, focused relationship with a caring professional can be a life-changing experience. I have a goal oriented and interactive style, and my goal is always to help you move forward - at your own pace - with ease and acceptance. Check out my website and call for a phone consultation to see if I'd be a good fit for you."
Sparlha Swaby, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"Not Currently Accepting New Clients. I specialize in working with trauma and grieving, racial and sexual identity, immigration, inner critic and low self-esteem, spirituality and the search for meaning. In my understanding, what causes healing and transformation is the strength, depth, and authenticity of the therapeutic relationship. My style is warm, dynamic, and present; energizing, mindful, and attuned."
Relational
(510) 330-1804
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Relational
"Not Currently Accepting New Clients. I specialize in working with trauma and grieving, racial and sexual identity, immigration, inner critic and low self-esteem, spirituality and the search for meaning. In my understanding, what causes healing and transformation is the strength, depth, and authenticity of the therapeutic relationship. My style is warm, dynamic, and present; energizing, mindful, and attuned."
Kelly Bassin, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
"Working closely with people is my greatest passion. It takes courage to ask for help when challenges arise or when you're feeling off. Do you ever feel stuck, anxious, confused, insecure, or hopeless? Do you struggle to make healthy choices & ask for what you need & want? I will support you in your journey to greater self-discovery and self-improvement. I work with individuals, couples, children (9-18), and parents. I am here to listen, empathize & deepen your self-understanding . I will assist you in taking a deeper look at yourself and the parts of your life (past &present) which are or are not serving you. I am here to help! "
Relational
(209) 408-1547
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Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
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Relational
"Working closely with people is my greatest passion. It takes courage to ask for help when challenges arise or when you're feeling off. Do you ever feel stuck, anxious, confused, insecure, or hopeless? Do you struggle to make healthy choices & ask for what you need & want? I will support you in your journey to greater self-discovery and self-improvement. I work with individuals, couples, children (9-18), and parents. I am here to listen, empathize & deepen your self-understanding . I will assist you in taking a deeper look at yourself and the parts of your life (past &present) which are or are not serving you. I am here to help! "
Marcella Raimondo, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD, MPH
Verified by Psychology Today
"Individual therapy is a collaborative process to help you see that you can be much more than your eating disorder. I utilize a multitude of techniques in session. The tools I most use to assist my clients, in a manner that meets their needs are: finding meaning and purpose of your eating disorder, developing coping skills, interpersonal process, experiential techniques, focus on client strengths, and behavioral challenges. While treatment can be challenging, it is more an investment to help you move past your eating disorder and living a life that aligns with your values."
Relational
(510) 447-1480
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Relational
"Individual therapy is a collaborative process to help you see that you can be much more than your eating disorder. I utilize a multitude of techniques in session. The tools I most use to assist my clients, in a manner that meets their needs are: finding meaning and purpose of your eating disorder, developing coping skills, interpersonal process, experiential techniques, focus on client strengths, and behavioral challenges. While treatment can be challenging, it is more an investment to help you move past your eating disorder and living a life that aligns with your values."
Jessica McLachlan, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MS, AMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
"Therapy is a place for inquiry and finding meaning. Whether you are hoping to better understand your relationship patterns, process past and/or ongoing trauma, explore shifts in your identity, make a difficult decision or choose your next step(s), I bring a curious and warm presence to your exploration. The intersection of your various identities are fundamental to your connections to self and others, thus, I consider power and privilege and the social location(s) of each individual as I work to understand your path towards healing. "
Relational
(510) 756-4758
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Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
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Relational
"Therapy is a place for inquiry and finding meaning. Whether you are hoping to better understand your relationship patterns, process past and/or ongoing trauma, explore shifts in your identity, make a difficult decision or choose your next step(s), I bring a curious and warm presence to your exploration. The intersection of your various identities are fundamental to your connections to self and others, thus, I consider power and privilege and the social location(s) of each individual as I work to understand your path towards healing. "
Jennifer Margolis, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD, ATR
"In every psychotherapy session there is a place where the client and therapist meet and come alive in the present moment. This is the place that I work from. I achieve this through active dialogue, attentive listening and creative exchange. I think it is essential to offer a space where you can feel safe to be honest about what is happening in your life.Whether you're dealing with relationship issues, anxiety, depression or struggling with a life transition, it is the relationship between you and me that leads to insight and healing."
Relational
(415) 800-2017
Relational
"In every psychotherapy session there is a place where the client and therapist meet and come alive in the present moment. This is the place that I work from. I achieve this through active dialogue, attentive listening and creative exchange. I think it is essential to offer a space where you can feel safe to be honest about what is happening in your life.Whether you're dealing with relationship issues, anxiety, depression or struggling with a life transition, it is the relationship between you and me that leads to insight and healing."
Natasha Shapiro, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
"I am an experienced and interactive therapist who cares about helping you feel better as soon as possible. I will work to help you identify and accomplish your own goals. Together we will create a safe environment to help you feel comfortable and understood without judgement. My approach varies based on individual needs, and is influenced by several types of therapeutic orientations including Hakomi, Narrative, Mindfulness-based CBT and EMDR. I specialize in working with adolescents, young adults, families and women. Everyone is welcome."
Relational
(415) 236-3185
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Relational
"I am an experienced and interactive therapist who cares about helping you feel better as soon as possible. I will work to help you identify and accomplish your own goals. Together we will create a safe environment to help you feel comfortable and understood without judgement. My approach varies based on individual needs, and is influenced by several types of therapeutic orientations including Hakomi, Narrative, Mindfulness-based CBT and EMDR. I specialize in working with adolescents, young adults, families and women. Everyone is welcome."
Kristin Fialko, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
"We often find ourselves and bodies, on the path towards health after overwhelming experiences, trauma, grief or loss. Re-igniting our inner-fire and natural emotional balance can understandably be a challenge. Trauma-informed somatic psychotherapy can help! I take my role as a therapist, one who supports the client On their journey, as a facilitator of a sacred collaboration. I conduct therapy with an intention to process and move trauma (anxiety, depression and grief accompanying it) in order to restore balance between the mind, body, and spirit and reignite the internal fire."
Relational
(510) 491-9142
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Relational
"We often find ourselves and bodies, on the path towards health after overwhelming experiences, trauma, grief or loss. Re-igniting our inner-fire and natural emotional balance can understandably be a challenge. Trauma-informed somatic psychotherapy can help! I take my role as a therapist, one who supports the client On their journey, as a facilitator of a sacred collaboration. I conduct therapy with an intention to process and move trauma (anxiety, depression and grief accompanying it) in order to restore balance between the mind, body, and spirit and reignite the internal fire."
Michelle Chang, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT, RDT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
"Growing up with critical, controlling, or dismissive parent(s)? Are you struggling with setting boundary or building intimacy? Feeling depressed, unseen, frustrated, or helpless? Want to live an authentic life and be who you are? I'm ready to listen to your story and help you live the life you want. You will gain perspectives on your stuckness, learn about building healthy relationships with self and others, and have a more satisfying life. I also have insights regarding cross cultural issues, gender identities/sexual orientation, parenting, and pre-marital counseling. "
Relational
(510) 962-7461
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Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
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Relational
"Growing up with critical, controlling, or dismissive parent(s)? Are you struggling with setting boundary or building intimacy? Feeling depressed, unseen, frustrated, or helpless? Want to live an authentic life and be who you are? I'm ready to listen to your story and help you live the life you want. You will gain perspectives on your stuckness, learn about building healthy relationships with self and others, and have a more satisfying life. I also have insights regarding cross cultural issues, gender identities/sexual orientation, parenting, and pre-marital counseling. "
Red Karpman, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, AMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
"Sometimes amazing things can grow under pressure. Living with stigma - related to a mind that works differently, a body that's unruly or "too much," or a sexuality that doesn't fit behind a white picket fence - asks us to be creative and fierce. The wisdom that can grow here is astounding. But the burden of stigma is heavy, and sometimes it twists and catches us in painful positions. Whether you're feeling exhausted, sick of yourself, or just don't know quite how to relate to other people, therapy with me can help."
Relational
(510) 328-4259
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
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Relational
"Sometimes amazing things can grow under pressure. Living with stigma - related to a mind that works differently, a body that's unruly or "too much," or a sexuality that doesn't fit behind a white picket fence - asks us to be creative and fierce. The wisdom that can grow here is astounding. But the burden of stigma is heavy, and sometimes it twists and catches us in painful positions. Whether you're feeling exhausted, sick of yourself, or just don't know quite how to relate to other people, therapy with me can help."
Daria Orechwa, Counselor
Counselor, MS, LPCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
"As your therapist, I am committed to working with you to understand how your unique life experiences, choices, beliefs, and actions contribute to deep feelings of loss and confusion and how the past has shaped your core beliefs, impacting your life today. Gently and with curiosity, we will delve into the emotional experiences associated with the despair of your current life position. A keen awareness of oneself with a sense of liberation and excitement can often emerge as painful emotions and memories are released. Together, we can facilitate a process of healing, growth, and change. "
Relational
(628) 209-0959
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
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Relational
"As your therapist, I am committed to working with you to understand how your unique life experiences, choices, beliefs, and actions contribute to deep feelings of loss and confusion and how the past has shaped your core beliefs, impacting your life today. Gently and with curiosity, we will delve into the emotional experiences associated with the despair of your current life position. A keen awareness of oneself with a sense of liberation and excitement can often emerge as painful emotions and memories are released. Together, we can facilitate a process of healing, growth, and change. "
Jennifer Lilly, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"Do you have relationships in your life that are not working, and no matter what you do, it doesn't seem to get better? Are you looking for a partner, but find that it never seems to work out? Do you feel disconnected from others and are longing for relationships that are solid and fulfilling? Relationships take work and psychotherapy is an opportunity to understand who you are in relationship and how to create and healthy and supportive connections. I work with both individuals and couples to explore, cultivate and sustain intimacy."
Relational
(415) 237-2667
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Relational
"Do you have relationships in your life that are not working, and no matter what you do, it doesn't seem to get better? Are you looking for a partner, but find that it never seems to work out? Do you feel disconnected from others and are longing for relationships that are solid and fulfilling? Relationships take work and psychotherapy is an opportunity to understand who you are in relationship and how to create and healthy and supportive connections. I work with both individuals and couples to explore, cultivate and sustain intimacy."
Deena Solwren, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
"Do you ever feel overwhelmed caring for your children, ill spouse, elderly parents or others? When caretaking responsibilities demand so much time and energy, do you sometimes feel you've lost part of yourself? Perhaps you're afraid you are going to lose someone you love. Do you feel you must sacrifice yourself in order to have relationships leaving you wondering where you end and others begin? Can you only really be yourself when alone? Do you feel guilty or ashamed for resenting your situation? If you can relate to any of these difficulties, I can help."
Relational
(510) 362-7084
Verified
Office is near:
Oakland, California 94609
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Relational
"Do you ever feel overwhelmed caring for your children, ill spouse, elderly parents or others? When caretaking responsibilities demand so much time and energy, do you sometimes feel you've lost part of yourself? Perhaps you're afraid you are going to lose someone you love. Do you feel you must sacrifice yourself in order to have relationships leaving you wondering where you end and others begin? Can you only really be yourself when alone? Do you feel guilty or ashamed for resenting your situation? If you can relate to any of these difficulties, I can help."
Susan Futterman, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Hosts group in:
Oakland, California 94609
"I am primarily focused on working with bereaved individuals and/or families who have lost someone to suicide as well as working with individuals who have made suicide attempts in the past or are considering an attempt. In addition, I work with individuals dealing with emotional/psychological trauma of all types, as well as with depression and grief. I also have experience working with people dealing with challenges such as bipolar disorder. I provide both individual and group therapy."
Relational
(415) 870-8056
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Oakland, California 94609
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Relational
"I am primarily focused on working with bereaved individuals and/or families who have lost someone to suicide as well as working with individuals who have made suicide attempts in the past or are considering an attempt. In addition, I work with individuals dealing with emotional/psychological trauma of all types, as well as with depression and grief. I also have experience working with people dealing with challenges such as bipolar disorder. I provide both individual and group therapy."
Carrie P. Wasson Psy.D., Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
"Whether this is your first time looking for a therapist or you are coming back to therapy, it can feel hard to find someone you feel you can trust and really click with. Life is hard enough, finding a therapist shouldn't feel impossible, my goal is to make the process as smooth as possible. I have over 10 years of clinical experience and enjoy working with individuals and especially new parents. I hope to work with clients to strengthen relationships, foster change and enhance what might already be working. I have helped clients to learn effective strategies to live more fulfilling and satisfying lives."
Relational
(510) 296-5242
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Relational
"Whether this is your first time looking for a therapist or you are coming back to therapy, it can feel hard to find someone you feel you can trust and really click with. Life is hard enough, finding a therapist shouldn't feel impossible, my goal is to make the process as smooth as possible. I have over 10 years of clinical experience and enjoy working with individuals and especially new parents. I hope to work with clients to strengthen relationships, foster change and enhance what might already be working. I have helped clients to learn effective strategies to live more fulfilling and satisfying lives."

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If you're looking for Relational Therapy in 94609 or for an 94609 Relational therapist these professionals provide relational therapy and relational psychotherapy. They include Relational therapists, Relational psychologists, Relational psychotherapists and Relational counselors.

Relational life therapy in 94609 offers strategies to combat marital dysfunction and restore harmony in relationships. Couples--those recovering from affairs, traumatic events, or a lull in passion--can find RLT helpful. To repair discord, the therapist identifies the main conflict upsetting the couples' emotional intimacy. Once the partners see how they both contribute to the problem, the therapist teaches them skills to improve the ways they relate to each other. Couples may see a change in their relationship within three to six months.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Oakland 94609 are able to work with a wide range of issues.

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in 94609 you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in 94609 and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in 94609 or family therapy in Oakland 94609.