Joanie Fellows L.M.F.T
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Sacramento, CA 95811
Offers online therapy
I love the work that I do and I feel privileged to be working with people who are changing in order to lead fuller more authentic lives. I am relational in the work that I do and I believe in the power of human connection. I offer you with compassion, understanding, encouragement, hope and non-judgmental support. I believe in each person's unique capacity for self awareness, and healing and am amazed by the changes that I have seen in working with clients. I am here to guide you through the healing process.
(916) 512-1700
Verified

Sacramento, CA 95811
Offers online therapy
I love the work that I do and I feel privileged to be working with people who are changing in order to lead fuller more authentic lives. I am relational in the work that I do and I believe in the power of human connection. I offer you with compassion, understanding, encouragement, hope and non-judgmental support. I believe in each person's unique capacity for self awareness, and healing and am amazed by the changes that I have seen in working with clients. I am here to guide you through the healing process.
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Anchor Therapy Clinic
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MS, AMFT, RADT, AAT Verified
Sacramento, CA 95827
Offers online therapy
Specializing in Trauma, anxiety based disorders, lifestyle dynamics and relational therapy; I believe that therapy should work to help individuals overcome traumas and difficulties within their life rather that simply coping: Service Dogs, Animal based therapies, and many other new age therapy practices.
I am a military combat veteran with a practical and real world approach to therapy and working with the needs of clients. Using current and ground breaking therapeutic models I am able to relate and help clients living in the 21st century with 21st Century issues.
(916) 680-8406
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Sacramento, CA 95827
Offers online therapy
Specializing in Trauma, anxiety based disorders, lifestyle dynamics and relational therapy; I believe that therapy should work to help individuals overcome traumas and difficulties within their life rather that simply coping: Service Dogs, Animal based therapies, and many other new age therapy practices.
I am a military combat veteran with a practical and real world approach to therapy and working with the needs of clients. Using current and ground breaking therapeutic models I am able to relate and help clients living in the 21st century with 21st Century issues.
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Dawn DiRaimondo
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Sacramento, CA 95825
Offers online therapy
Feeling connected and comfortable with your therapist is an essential part of treatment and healing. Using a relational approach, I try to create an environment that helps people work on deeply personal and challenging issues. My particular areas of interest and experience include grief and loss, relationships, depression, anxiety, ADHD, adolescent and parenting issues, and identity/sexuality issues. I recently published my first book on sibling loss, "Surviving Sibling Loss: The Invisible Thread that Connects Us Through Life and Death." (Available on Amazon)
(916) 674-2957
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Sacramento, CA 95825
Offers online therapy
Feeling connected and comfortable with your therapist is an essential part of treatment and healing. Using a relational approach, I try to create an environment that helps people work on deeply personal and challenging issues. My particular areas of interest and experience include grief and loss, relationships, depression, anxiety, ADHD, adolescent and parenting issues, and identity/sexuality issues. I recently published my first book on sibling loss, "Surviving Sibling Loss: The Invisible Thread that Connects Us Through Life and Death." (Available on Amazon)
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Rebecca R Nation
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Sacramento, CA 95825
I believe that people are all inherently relational beings and when our relationships - whether with ourselves, other people, or God - are hurting, life can become incredibly painful. I offer compassionate care utilizing sound psychological practice coupled with faith in God. I believe in cultivating a culture of honor in all relationships, especially in marriage. If you find yourself looking for someone who comes from a Christian perspective to help you find hope and healing, let me help you.
(916) 600-6469
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Sacramento, CA 95825
I believe that people are all inherently relational beings and when our relationships - whether with ourselves, other people, or God - are hurting, life can become incredibly painful. I offer compassionate care utilizing sound psychological practice coupled with faith in God. I believe in cultivating a culture of honor in all relationships, especially in marriage. If you find yourself looking for someone who comes from a Christian perspective to help you find hope and healing, let me help you.
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Haim Weinberg
Psychologist, PhD, CGP Verified
Sacramento, CA 95816
Offers online therapy
Whether the symptoms are depression, anxiety, or marital problems, my focus is always on the relational aspect and how these symptoms disrupt your life.
I see life difficulties as a challenge & an opportunity for growth. When you are in trouble and distressed it's probably not easy for you to see it this way. I will patiently listen to your troubles, try to illuminate aspects you were unaware of, help you understand what is going on, & together find a way to better deal with your problems. This is a joint journey & my support & guidance can make it a worthy journey, leading you to self actualization. I am a licensed psychologist in California & Israel with 30 years of experience.
(916) 546-1758
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Sacramento, CA 95816
Offers online therapy
Whether the symptoms are depression, anxiety, or marital problems, my focus is always on the relational aspect and how these symptoms disrupt your life.
I see life difficulties as a challenge & an opportunity for growth. When you are in trouble and distressed it's probably not easy for you to see it this way. I will patiently listen to your troubles, try to illuminate aspects you were unaware of, help you understand what is going on, & together find a way to better deal with your problems. This is a joint journey & my support & guidance can make it a worthy journey, leading you to self actualization. I am a licensed psychologist in California & Israel with 30 years of experience.
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Katie S Polsky
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Sacramento, CA 95825
Offers online therapy
I am a licensed clinical psychologist who as a generalist works with a variety of presenting problems and enjoys working with different populations. I have extensive experience working with women, men, adolescents, and children with eating disorders and OCD. It is critical to individually tailor treatment to each client's needs. I utilize relational, psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral, values based therapies in my practice. I have experience working with individuals, couples, families, and groups. I have a collaborative approach where therapist and client work as a team to better understand the problem and work towards healing and emotional health.
(916) 678-1993
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Sacramento, CA 95825
Offers online therapy
I am a licensed clinical psychologist who as a generalist works with a variety of presenting problems and enjoys working with different populations. I have extensive experience working with women, men, adolescents, and children with eating disorders and OCD. It is critical to individually tailor treatment to each client's needs. I utilize relational, psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral, values based therapies in my practice. I have experience working with individuals, couples, families, and groups. I have a collaborative approach where therapist and client work as a team to better understand the problem and work towards healing and emotional health.
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Sarah Hammill
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Sacramento, CA 95816
Offers online therapy
My work is grounded in a strengths-based and relational perspective.
Have you survived a trauma but can't shake the effects of it? Do you want help reclaiming your thoughts, feelings and relationships? I specialize in treating people who have experienced traumatic events such as sexual assault, sudden loss, childhood abuse or divorce. I work with my clients to treat common trauma symptoms such as depression, anxiety, issues with sexuality, and chronic pain. Because trauma affects the body, I combine traditional psychotherapy with a somatic focus to bring relief to the whole self. Ultimately, we work together to alleviate distress and create a life you love.
(510) 454-8430
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Sacramento, CA 95816
Offers online therapy
My work is grounded in a strengths-based and relational perspective.
Have you survived a trauma but can't shake the effects of it? Do you want help reclaiming your thoughts, feelings and relationships? I specialize in treating people who have experienced traumatic events such as sexual assault, sudden loss, childhood abuse or divorce. I work with my clients to treat common trauma symptoms such as depression, anxiety, issues with sexuality, and chronic pain. Because trauma affects the body, I combine traditional psychotherapy with a somatic focus to bring relief to the whole self. Ultimately, we work together to alleviate distress and create a life you love.
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Amy Lawrence
Marriage & Family Therapist, MDiv, MA Verified
Sacramento, CA 95819
I have experience working with people who have experienced trauma of many kinds, from overt abuse or crises to subtle relational wounds that impact everyday behaviors and interactions.
Therapy can be particularly helpful when people find themselves in an acutely painful situation and need support to find relief and positive direction. It can also be helpful when people are experiencing dissatisfaction and lack of authenticity in their lives and relationships. Whatever your reasons for seeking therapy, a therapeutic relationship that is a "good fit" can provide a place to explore current circumstances and past history in ways that bring both healing and possibility.
(916) 794-4796
Verified

Sacramento, CA 95819
I have experience working with people who have experienced trauma of many kinds, from overt abuse or crises to subtle relational wounds that impact everyday behaviors and interactions.
Therapy can be particularly helpful when people find themselves in an acutely painful situation and need support to find relief and positive direction. It can also be helpful when people are experiencing dissatisfaction and lack of authenticity in their lives and relationships. Whatever your reasons for seeking therapy, a therapeutic relationship that is a "good fit" can provide a place to explore current circumstances and past history in ways that bring both healing and possibility.
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Steve Kempster
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Sacramento, CA 95816
Offers online therapy
My approach is relational and empathetic.
I am an interactive therapist focused on supporting my clients through life's challenges. When things become difficult, we can get stuck in emotional ruts and destructive thought patterns. Our relationships falter, our professional life seems less fulfilling, or our fears and anxieties take over. If you're there, you don't need to take this on alone. I walk alongside my clients--individuals and couples--to help you get your footing and find a path moving forward.
(916) 584-9165
Verified
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Sacramento, CA 95816
Offers online therapy
My approach is relational and empathetic.
I am an interactive therapist focused on supporting my clients through life's challenges. When things become difficult, we can get stuck in emotional ruts and destructive thought patterns. Our relationships falter, our professional life seems less fulfilling, or our fears and anxieties take over. If you're there, you don't need to take this on alone. I walk alongside my clients--individuals and couples--to help you get your footing and find a path moving forward.
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Robyn Gray
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT, RYT, She-Her Verified
Sacramento, CA 95816
Offers online therapy
Everyone is capable of deep healing, growth, and connection. Life can be challenging and sometimes we need the support of a professional to make space for our personal healing and to help guide us towards clarity and fulfillment in our lives. My approach is a collaboration with my clients rooted in somatic experiencing and other evidenced-based practices including Brain Spotting, which is a treatment specific for healing the deeper roots of our traumas. I have experience working with a variety of issues including anxiety, depression and relational concerns, and specialize in the treatment of Trauma and Grief/Loss.
(916) 572-7243
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Sacramento, CA 95816
Offers online therapy
Everyone is capable of deep healing, growth, and connection. Life can be challenging and sometimes we need the support of a professional to make space for our personal healing and to help guide us towards clarity and fulfillment in our lives. My approach is a collaboration with my clients rooted in somatic experiencing and other evidenced-based practices including Brain Spotting, which is a treatment specific for healing the deeper roots of our traumas. I have experience working with a variety of issues including anxiety, depression and relational concerns, and specialize in the treatment of Trauma and Grief/Loss.
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Connie L Martinez
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PsyD, LCSW, #85292 Verified
Sacramento, CA 95835
Offers online therapy
Martinez’s psychotherapy/neuropsychological rehabilitative treatment approach is integrative, including Brain-based, Cognitive Behavioral, Acceptance and Commitment, Relational, Interpersonal, Trauma Focused, Existential, and Validation Method techniques.
Dr. Connie Martinez earned a Doctor of Psychology, with an emphasis in Clinical Psychology, and has over 13 years of training in neuropsychology. She has provided mental health services for over 21 years as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, in both Oregon and California. Her current LCSW is for the state of California, and an emergency authorization for the state of Oregon. She is a former foster parent for the state of Oregon and understands individuals with brain differences and adverse childhood experiences. The celebration of neurodiversity and cultural differences are her core values!
(916) 932-9862
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Sacramento, CA 95835
Offers online therapy
Martinez’s psychotherapy/neuropsychological rehabilitative treatment approach is integrative, including Brain-based, Cognitive Behavioral, Acceptance and Commitment, Relational, Interpersonal, Trauma Focused, Existential, and Validation Method techniques.
Dr. Connie Martinez earned a Doctor of Psychology, with an emphasis in Clinical Psychology, and has over 13 years of training in neuropsychology. She has provided mental health services for over 21 years as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, in both Oregon and California. Her current LCSW is for the state of California, and an emergency authorization for the state of Oregon. She is a former foster parent for the state of Oregon and understands individuals with brain differences and adverse childhood experiences. The celebration of neurodiversity and cultural differences are her core values!
Rebecca Shepherd
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT Verified
Sacramento, CA 95816
Offers online therapy
My work is deeply influenced by experiential modalities such as Hakomi, Gestalt, Internal Family Systems, Emotionally Focused Therapy, and AEDP, an integrative, attachment-focused orientation that is dynamic and relational in nature.
Do you want to cultivate the ability to experience life with less burdensome patterns getting in the way, meet challenges with less fear and anxiety, and heal from limiting self-criticism and shame? I help you meet all of the parts of yourself with compassion and reverence, while harnessing your own innate drive towards transformation. Whether seeking help with relationships, depression, anxiety, grief, or life adjustments, we'll work collaboratively to support you at your own pace, and to do so with gentleness, dignity, and respect.
(916) 249-1805
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Sacramento, CA 95816
Offers online therapy
My work is deeply influenced by experiential modalities such as Hakomi, Gestalt, Internal Family Systems, Emotionally Focused Therapy, and AEDP, an integrative, attachment-focused orientation that is dynamic and relational in nature.
Do you want to cultivate the ability to experience life with less burdensome patterns getting in the way, meet challenges with less fear and anxiety, and heal from limiting self-criticism and shame? I help you meet all of the parts of yourself with compassion and reverence, while harnessing your own innate drive towards transformation. Whether seeking help with relationships, depression, anxiety, grief, or life adjustments, we'll work collaboratively to support you at your own pace, and to do so with gentleness, dignity, and respect.
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Marla McMahon
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Sacramento, CA 95825
Are you struggling with worries, anxiety, self doubt, sadness, or stress? The wisdom of a mindful, holistic based therapy might be for you. As an experienced psychologist, I’ve helped numerous clients from pre-adolescents to adults in dealing with anxiety, stress, trauma, loneliness, depression, grief and relational issues. As a meditation/yoga teacher, I blend psychology with various mind-body therapies to assist clients in gaining holistic tools for managing the tough times. Treatment typically begins with traditional psychotherapy but can also include holistic therapies (meditation & breathwork) for those interested.
(916) 544-4245
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Sacramento, CA 95825
Are you struggling with worries, anxiety, self doubt, sadness, or stress? The wisdom of a mindful, holistic based therapy might be for you. As an experienced psychologist, I’ve helped numerous clients from pre-adolescents to adults in dealing with anxiety, stress, trauma, loneliness, depression, grief and relational issues. As a meditation/yoga teacher, I blend psychology with various mind-body therapies to assist clients in gaining holistic tools for managing the tough times. Treatment typically begins with traditional psychotherapy but can also include holistic therapies (meditation & breathwork) for those interested.
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Pushpa Autry
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MS, LMFT, AHC1 Verified
Sacramento, CA 95819
Offers online therapy
Hello! You found this page on your search for answers. This is a journey of self inquiry that leads to self acceptance, but not without its bumps. I have worked with teens in Residential settings and in clinics. I have worked with adults/families in crises & trauma and with chronic mental health issues. I can help you learn to listen to your own innate wisdom, slow down time so you can appreciate what is good in your life and allow your senses to bring in what makes you stronger. If you are looking for relief from work stress, relational distress, and transitional crises you have come to the right place! Welcome!
(916) 507-1913
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Sacramento, CA 95819
Offers online therapy
Hello! You found this page on your search for answers. This is a journey of self inquiry that leads to self acceptance, but not without its bumps. I have worked with teens in Residential settings and in clinics. I have worked with adults/families in crises & trauma and with chronic mental health issues. I can help you learn to listen to your own innate wisdom, slow down time so you can appreciate what is good in your life and allow your senses to bring in what makes you stronger. If you are looking for relief from work stress, relational distress, and transitional crises you have come to the right place! Welcome!
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Questella Alfred
Associate Clinical Social Worker, MSW, ASW Verified
Sacramento, CA 95811
Offers online therapy
I am an Afro-Caribbean, queer womxn; I believe that everyone has the capacity within themselves to heal from past wounds and achieve liberation. My style is collaborative, directive, and nonjudgemental with a foundation built on humor, curiosity, and authenticity. I work utilizing womanist, relational, trauma-informed, culturally-attuned, evidence-based perspectives and modalities to curate a safe, affirming, and transformative process. I proudly balance my competency with compassion, so you receive the highest quality care that also honors you as a whole person, minus the stuffiness that tends to come with ‘traditional’ therapy.
(916) 999-7897
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Sacramento, CA 95811
Offers online therapy
I am an Afro-Caribbean, queer womxn; I believe that everyone has the capacity within themselves to heal from past wounds and achieve liberation. My style is collaborative, directive, and nonjudgemental with a foundation built on humor, curiosity, and authenticity. I work utilizing womanist, relational, trauma-informed, culturally-attuned, evidence-based perspectives and modalities to curate a safe, affirming, and transformative process. I proudly balance my competency with compassion, so you receive the highest quality care that also honors you as a whole person, minus the stuffiness that tends to come with ‘traditional’ therapy.
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Jessica Wharton
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Sacramento, CA 95816
Offers online therapy
My therapeutic approach is compassionate, relational, collaborative yet direct using a variety of techniques that are tailored to meet your needs.
Therapy can provide a safe and supportive environment leading to a journey of healing, self-discovery, and growth regarding past and current life challenges. I am a therapist who is passionate about working with people on a broad spectrum of issues on this journey. My goal is to develop trust by working collaboratively so you can identify and practice new ways to manage stress, emotional difficulties, and overwhelming times. I believe that improving the way we connect with and care for ourselves supports effective communication and more supportive relationships.
(916) 571-1331
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Sacramento, CA 95816
Offers online therapy
My therapeutic approach is compassionate, relational, collaborative yet direct using a variety of techniques that are tailored to meet your needs.
Therapy can provide a safe and supportive environment leading to a journey of healing, self-discovery, and growth regarding past and current life challenges. I am a therapist who is passionate about working with people on a broad spectrum of issues on this journey. My goal is to develop trust by working collaboratively so you can identify and practice new ways to manage stress, emotional difficulties, and overwhelming times. I believe that improving the way we connect with and care for ourselves supports effective communication and more supportive relationships.
Lori Roberto
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Sacramento, CA 95825
Offers online therapy
I offer secure video sessions or phone sessions for California residents, providing treatment within a warm, relational style.
Are you feeling stressed? Worried about your health or not sleeping well? So many challenges are occurring simultaneously making it harder to cope, especially if you are someone with a chronic illness, anxiety, or pain. You might also have sleep difficulties or be in a life transition. It's clear that stress impacts both the body and mind, but self-care can be very hard right now. I specialize in helping clients with health and body-related issues, stress management, and physician resiliency and wellness. I use integrative approaches, including CBT, clinical hypnosis and mindfulness.
(916) 546-4079
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Sacramento, CA 95825
Offers online therapy
I offer secure video sessions or phone sessions for California residents, providing treatment within a warm, relational style.
Are you feeling stressed? Worried about your health or not sleeping well? So many challenges are occurring simultaneously making it harder to cope, especially if you are someone with a chronic illness, anxiety, or pain. You might also have sleep difficulties or be in a life transition. It's clear that stress impacts both the body and mind, but self-care can be very hard right now. I specialize in helping clients with health and body-related issues, stress management, and physician resiliency and wellness. I use integrative approaches, including CBT, clinical hypnosis and mindfulness.
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Salatha Helton
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Sacramento, CA 95822
Offers online therapy
Therapy should be viewed as a safe space to explore, discover your truth, and develop a better understanding of your basic needs. Our greatest gift to ourselves is unlearning the negative patterns which we’ve been taught and reestablishing healthier patterns. We can’t change our past experiences nor should we forget them; however, we can learn to make peace through acceptance. As a culturally humble therapist, my goal is to support you on your journey of discovery. I have a specialty and training in couples, family relational issues, working with anxious creatives, autism spectrum disorders, and trauma informed care.
(916) 249-6917
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Sacramento, CA 95822
Offers online therapy
Therapy should be viewed as a safe space to explore, discover your truth, and develop a better understanding of your basic needs. Our greatest gift to ourselves is unlearning the negative patterns which we’ve been taught and reestablishing healthier patterns. We can’t change our past experiences nor should we forget them; however, we can learn to make peace through acceptance. As a culturally humble therapist, my goal is to support you on your journey of discovery. I have a specialty and training in couples, family relational issues, working with anxious creatives, autism spectrum disorders, and trauma informed care.
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Katelyn Sandoval
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Sacramento, CA 95816
Offers online therapy
Together we can create a plan that will bring closure to the pain of your past and help you reach your personal, relational, and professional goals.
My approach to therapy is warm, compassionate, collaborative and understanding. I strive to create an environment where my clients feel safe to openly explore the challenges of life and relationships without fear of judgment or misunderstanding. I enjoy the opportunity to learn about the unique strengths, perspectives and abilities of my clients, while working with them to create a path for change. I am passionate about personal empowerment and self compassion and strive to help my clients love and understand themselves in a new way.
(916) 472-0063
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Sacramento, CA 95816
Offers online therapy
Together we can create a plan that will bring closure to the pain of your past and help you reach your personal, relational, and professional goals.
My approach to therapy is warm, compassionate, collaborative and understanding. I strive to create an environment where my clients feel safe to openly explore the challenges of life and relationships without fear of judgment or misunderstanding. I enjoy the opportunity to learn about the unique strengths, perspectives and abilities of my clients, while working with them to create a path for change. I am passionate about personal empowerment and self compassion and strive to help my clients love and understand themselves in a new way.
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Gita Seshadri
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT Verified
Sacramento, CA 95816
Offers online therapy
I offer psychotherapy & a relational view regarding anxiety, grief/loss, body image/self esteem/ weight issues, intimacy problems, divorce, pre-marital, LGBT issues, and military related issues.
Frustrated? Unhappy? Want some insight and change? I offer an encouraging approach to help you explore your world in a therapeutic environment. I believe that everyone is the expert of their own experience; you have lived your life longer than I have known you. I often use the metaphor of being a flashlight in a dark cave, shedding light on different things, however, you, as the client are in the driver's seat; I am in the passenger seat, as a co-driver. Together, we will explore your personal meanings and experiences while making larger connections to your goals. I invite you to our journey together in creating new meaning.
(949) 441-5655
Verified

Sacramento, CA 95816
Offers online therapy
I offer psychotherapy & a relational view regarding anxiety, grief/loss, body image/self esteem/ weight issues, intimacy problems, divorce, pre-marital, LGBT issues, and military related issues.
Frustrated? Unhappy? Want some insight and change? I offer an encouraging approach to help you explore your world in a therapeutic environment. I believe that everyone is the expert of their own experience; you have lived your life longer than I have known you. I often use the metaphor of being a flashlight in a dark cave, shedding light on different things, however, you, as the client are in the driver's seat; I am in the passenger seat, as a co-driver. Together, we will explore your personal meanings and experiences while making larger connections to your goals. I invite you to our journey together in creating new meaning.

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