Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
My primary focus is rooted in the belief that identifying strengths and resiliencies are key components to working effectively in the therapeutic format. We will stay focused on using these abilities to inform decision making while also exploring the impact of personal challenges. I like to use curiosity, intuition and empathic insight to continually deepen our therapeutic connection, and to offer homework to keep the work alive during the week. Working in this dynamic style ideally creates an increased sense of Self, motivation for change, and a reduction of current problematic symptoms.
Relational
(510) 567-4222
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Relational
My primary focus is rooted in the belief that identifying strengths and resiliencies are key components to working effectively in the therapeutic format. We will stay focused on using these abilities to inform decision making while also exploring the impact of personal challenges. I like to use curiosity, intuition and empathic insight to continually deepen our therapeutic connection, and to offer homework to keep the work alive during the week. Working in this dynamic style ideally creates an increased sense of Self, motivation for change, and a reduction of current problematic symptoms.
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Psychologist, PhD, RN Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Respect for individuals inner self-knowing and my desire to be with whatever problems or pain being faced, is what moves my clients forward. Not being alone in one's experience's is key to healing. If we are a good match, our connection invites my clients to appreciate that their anxiety, depression and relationship issues are merely the body and minds way of attempting to restore health. Nurturing the healthy parts creates greater acceptance and self trust for all aspects of oneself. The resultant comfort allows one to approach, what may have felt like ominous misguided symptoms, with compassion.
Relational
(510) 470-6907
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Relational
Respect for individuals inner self-knowing and my desire to be with whatever problems or pain being faced, is what moves my clients forward. Not being alone in one's experience's is key to healing. If we are a good match, our connection invites my clients to appreciate that their anxiety, depression and relationship issues are merely the body and minds way of attempting to restore health. Nurturing the healthy parts creates greater acceptance and self trust for all aspects of oneself. The resultant comfort allows one to approach, what may have felt like ominous misguided symptoms, with compassion.
Photo of DeNai Forsyth Vandenberg, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
I approach my work through an attachment-based orientation, emphasizing attunement to each client's needs and an appreciation of his or her unique strengths and challenges. My clinical background and areas of interest include working with children and adults experiencing trauma, PTSD, grief, depression and anxiety and challenges associated with life transitions. I utilize mindfulness and cognitive-behavioral interventions to improve coping, enhance positive self-talk and promote awareness of self-defeating patterns of thinking and behavior. Other therapeutic techniques I employ are psychodynamic therapy, play therapy, expressive arts, body-centered psychotherapy and trauma-focused treatment models.
Relational
(925) 900-5366
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Relational
I approach my work through an attachment-based orientation, emphasizing attunement to each client's needs and an appreciation of his or her unique strengths and challenges. My clinical background and areas of interest include working with children and adults experiencing trauma, PTSD, grief, depression and anxiety and challenges associated with life transitions. I utilize mindfulness and cognitive-behavioral interventions to improve coping, enhance positive self-talk and promote awareness of self-defeating patterns of thinking and behavior. Other therapeutic techniques I employ are psychodynamic therapy, play therapy, expressive arts, body-centered psychotherapy and trauma-focused treatment models.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
I help couples who have experienced wounding or have drifted apart, feel connected and whole again. I also help couples who are on the brink of separation or divorce decide whether to try to restore their marriage to health, or move towards divorce. I help individuals improve their relationships with others, and develop new connections that bring increased sense of worth and emotional aliveness. I also work with adolescents questioning their sexuality and gender-expansive youth. I have a flexible schedule with afternoon, evening and Saturday appointments.
Relational
(925) 233-4515
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Relational
I help couples who have experienced wounding or have drifted apart, feel connected and whole again. I also help couples who are on the brink of separation or divorce decide whether to try to restore their marriage to health, or move towards divorce. I help individuals improve their relationships with others, and develop new connections that bring increased sense of worth and emotional aliveness. I also work with adolescents questioning their sexuality and gender-expansive youth. I have a flexible schedule with afternoon, evening and Saturday appointments.
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.
Relational
(925) 232-0438
Verified
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
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.
Photo of Debra Jay Sheppard, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA, BA Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
I specialize in working with couples, parenting, parents with special needs children, young adults and grandparents. Family conflict, divorce, blended families who are undergoing a wide range of emotional, behavioral, academic, and relational issues need support and tools. Retirement, aging, caring for aging parents, caring for ill-loved ones, coping with life threatening illness and grief and loss are also important issues impacting life and family. Therapy can bring understanding, increase communication and create healthy relationships, life transitions and families.
Relational
(925) 357-9935
Verified
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Relational
I specialize in working with couples, parenting, parents with special needs children, young adults and grandparents. Family conflict, divorce, blended families who are undergoing a wide range of emotional, behavioral, academic, and relational issues need support and tools. Retirement, aging, caring for aging parents, caring for ill-loved ones, coping with life threatening illness and grief and loss are also important issues impacting life and family. Therapy can bring understanding, increase communication and create healthy relationships, life transitions and families.
Photo of Elizabeth A Rogers-Fortis, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT, SEP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
In a life transition? Not feeling your best? Want to improve your relationship or recover from a stressful one? I can help you reach your goals. Check out my website and schedule a complimentary session!
Relational
(510) 878-4436
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Relational
In a life transition? Not feeling your best? Want to improve your relationship or recover from a stressful one? I can help you reach your goals. Check out my website and schedule a complimentary session!
Photo of Anny Papatheodorou, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, MA, MSc Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
I believe that we all consist of “parts” - facets of ourselves that formed in response to life experiences, beliefs, and felt emotions. Here is the twist: the parts we resist and outlaw in ourselves seep through the cracks of our fragmented soul and manifest as undesirable behavior with unwanted outcomes. For this reason, we stay stuck and parts of us remain unfulfilled and unattended. These are your warrior parts that helped you survive throughout your life. They don’t want to be rejected or blamed. They don't need fixing. They want to be understood, accepted, and to ultimately belong.
Relational
(925) 270-6168
Verified
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Relational
I believe that we all consist of “parts” - facets of ourselves that formed in response to life experiences, beliefs, and felt emotions. Here is the twist: the parts we resist and outlaw in ourselves seep through the cracks of our fragmented soul and manifest as undesirable behavior with unwanted outcomes. For this reason, we stay stuck and parts of us remain unfulfilled and unattended. These are your warrior parts that helped you survive throughout your life. They don’t want to be rejected or blamed. They don't need fixing. They want to be understood, accepted, and to ultimately belong.
Photo of Holly Starr, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Are you feeling caught between contradictory feelings of hope and despair? Finding a space where we can feel deeply understood is important to developing a secure sense of self. Psychotherapy offers a reflective space to explore the wordless thoughts, the nameless pain or the inner conflicts that may inhibit us. Through therapy a greater sense of integrity and meaning in life is possible. When we respond with genuine understanding and acceptance, hope may be restored and joy found. I listen to clients with openness and intuition. I encourage those I work with to begin to trust their own inner resources and find their own resilience.
Relational
(925) 380-2615
Verified
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Relational
Are you feeling caught between contradictory feelings of hope and despair? Finding a space where we can feel deeply understood is important to developing a secure sense of self. Psychotherapy offers a reflective space to explore the wordless thoughts, the nameless pain or the inner conflicts that may inhibit us. Through therapy a greater sense of integrity and meaning in life is possible. When we respond with genuine understanding and acceptance, hope may be restored and joy found. I listen to clients with openness and intuition. I encourage those I work with to begin to trust their own inner resources and find their own resilience.
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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.
Relational
(415) 508-7664
Verified
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Relational
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.
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Parenting can be the hardest job in the world and I am here to help. Do you have a difficult teenager? Is your child having trouble in High School? Has your family experienced divorce, remarriage, or difficulties with co-parenting? These types of issues have become very common and it is normal to need some help coping with them. I have many years experience working with children and their families and as a parent I can relate to the difficulties that arise each day. The decision to start therapy can be difficult because you may feel that you have already tried everything or you wonder if this will really help.
Relational
(707) 549-6250
Verified
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Relational
Parenting can be the hardest job in the world and I am here to help. Do you have a difficult teenager? Is your child having trouble in High School? Has your family experienced divorce, remarriage, or difficulties with co-parenting? These types of issues have become very common and it is normal to need some help coping with them. I have many years experience working with children and their families and as a parent I can relate to the difficulties that arise each day. The decision to start therapy can be difficult because you may feel that you have already tried everything or you wonder if this will really help.
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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.
Relational
(925) 378-4165
Verified
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Relational
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.
Photo of Vivian B Andrews, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
I have seen that much of the pain in my clients stems from the emotional or physical stress that is too much for the nervous system. Every person’s experience of events can be different; therefore, the same event/emotion/stress has unique impacts on the person. I approach my work with clients in a very individual way, listening to who they are by clearly understanding both their intellectual and their emotional aspects, and have a strong steady belief in the client's own inner wisdom.
Relational
(510) 858-2646
Verified
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Relational
I have seen that much of the pain in my clients stems from the emotional or physical stress that is too much for the nervous system. Every person’s experience of events can be different; therefore, the same event/emotion/stress has unique impacts on the person. I approach my work with clients in a very individual way, listening to who they are by clearly understanding both their intellectual and their emotional aspects, and have a strong steady belief in the client's own inner wisdom.
Photo of Sarah Koch-Schiller, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
In our culture there is little space devoted to exploring illness, death and dying, and grief. We often turn away from the impending reality of death because it can be frightening to think about our own mortality. This serves us well until we experience a medical diagnosis or trauma that changes the way we live in the world. My role as a therapist is to join with you on this journey of exploration, facing complicated emotions that arise, like feeling alone, uncertain, angry, or sad.
Relational
(628) 216-2060
Verified
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Relational
In our culture there is little space devoted to exploring illness, death and dying, and grief. We often turn away from the impending reality of death because it can be frightening to think about our own mortality. This serves us well until we experience a medical diagnosis or trauma that changes the way we live in the world. My role as a therapist is to join with you on this journey of exploration, facing complicated emotions that arise, like feeling alone, uncertain, angry, or sad.
Photo of Brooke Dougherty, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Joy and suffering are fundamental to the experience of being human. Let therapy help you tip the scales to the more joyful side, more often.
Relational
(415) 594-4622
Verified
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Relational
Joy and suffering are fundamental to the experience of being human. Let therapy help you tip the scales to the more joyful side, more often.
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Psychologist, PsyD, MA, MBA Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
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.
Relational
(925) 308-9243
Verified
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Relational
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.
Photo of Catherine Valdez, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, MFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
You may be feeling overwhelmed with feelings of sadness, worry, loss, despair, anger, fear, or confusion. These feelings may be personal or within your relationships. My goal is to provide a safe, non-judgemental place where we can work together to understand the meaning of your experience and how to realize your goals for a happier life and for loving relationships. I have 30 ears of experience working with individual and relationship issues such as emotional problems, communication, parenting, illness, grief, addiction, and intimacy issues.
Relational
(510) 878-5325
Verified
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Relational
You may be feeling overwhelmed with feelings of sadness, worry, loss, despair, anger, fear, or confusion. These feelings may be personal or within your relationships. My goal is to provide a safe, non-judgemental place where we can work together to understand the meaning of your experience and how to realize your goals for a happier life and for loving relationships. I have 30 ears of experience working with individual and relationship issues such as emotional problems, communication, parenting, illness, grief, addiction, and intimacy issues.
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. 
Relational
(510) 466-1447
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Relational
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 Jamie Anderson, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Hosts group in:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Whether you are concerned about a child, facing a big life transition yourself, or making sense of other challenges, my genuine demeanor and welcoming way of being can help you feel more comfortable as you determine which counseling services might be best for you and your family. I work with people of all ages and from all walks of life, and specialize in working with children, young people, and families to minimize conflict, support personal growth, increase choices, make changes, and strengthen a sense of connectedness and well-being.
Relational
(925) 588-7738
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Hosts group in:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Relational
Whether you are concerned about a child, facing a big life transition yourself, or making sense of other challenges, my genuine demeanor and welcoming way of being can help you feel more comfortable as you determine which counseling services might be best for you and your family. I work with people of all ages and from all walks of life, and specialize in working with children, young people, and families to minimize conflict, support personal growth, increase choices, make changes, and strengthen a sense of connectedness and well-being.
Photo of Christina Dughman, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
I believe that we are all intrinsically motivated to move towards health--physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Whether I am working with children, teens, or adults, I partner with my clients to better understand them as cultural beings and how their uniqueness is impacted by their experiences in the world. I offer a warm, nurturing, and accepting style and show deep interest in an authentic therapeutic relationship. My goal is to support my clients towards insight and overall balance.
Relational
(510) 863-1459
Verified
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Relational
I believe that we are all intrinsically motivated to move towards health--physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Whether I am working with children, teens, or adults, I partner with my clients to better understand them as cultural beings and how their uniqueness is impacted by their experiences in the world. I offer a warm, nurturing, and accepting style and show deep interest in an authentic therapeutic relationship. My goal is to support my clients towards insight and overall balance.

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Relational Therapists
If you're looking for Relational Therapy in Lafayette or for a Lafayette 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 Lafayette 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 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.