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.
Sandplay
(510) 567-4222
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Sandplay
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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Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, LPCC, RPT-S, NCC Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
I provide therapy to children and adolescents. I aim to help children and teens struggling with disruptive behaviors at home/school, ADHD, anxiety, achievement pressure, depression, trauma, poor social skills, life transitions, grief/loss (or anything getting in the way of being happy). Life is full of challenges when raising children. I can help you to untangle and heal some of the obstacles that may be getting in the way of a more conflict free and fulfilling family life. It takes a village to raise a child, and I hope I can be of help to your family.
Sandplay
(925) 291-4502
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Sandplay
I provide therapy to children and adolescents. I aim to help children and teens struggling with disruptive behaviors at home/school, ADHD, anxiety, achievement pressure, depression, trauma, poor social skills, life transitions, grief/loss (or anything getting in the way of being happy). Life is full of challenges when raising children. I can help you to untangle and heal some of the obstacles that may be getting in the way of a more conflict free and fulfilling family life. It takes a village to raise a child, and I hope I can be of help to your family.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Do you wish for greater success, self-acceptance, love and connection? Do you desire to live your life more authentically? Difficult life histories and current obstacles hinder us from becoming who we want to be. With my help, past events and unfruitful ways of being can be processed and transformed so that they no longer impact your present or future. Modalities such as EMDR, psychodynamic therapy, emotionally focused therapy and sensorimotor psychotherapy will help you discover and embody a new way of being. I am fiercely committed to helping you clear your path forward to embrace greater ease, integrity, belonging, and love.
Sandplay
(925) 392-6507
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Sandplay
Do you wish for greater success, self-acceptance, love and connection? Do you desire to live your life more authentically? Difficult life histories and current obstacles hinder us from becoming who we want to be. With my help, past events and unfruitful ways of being can be processed and transformed so that they no longer impact your present or future. Modalities such as EMDR, psychodynamic therapy, emotionally focused therapy and sensorimotor psychotherapy will help you discover and embody a new way of being. I am fiercely committed to helping you clear your path forward to embrace greater ease, integrity, belonging, and love.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Feeling too much sadness, easily angered, or worried about everything? Want to feel happier in your own life or as a parent, balance your stress, and increase connection with others? Is your child struggling at school or are you longing to communicate better with them? Has a traumatic event affected your daily life? These issues can be resolved in therapy. I provide a calm, accepting place where we explore ways to resolve life's challenges. You can learn to love and accept yourself. I believe in your capacity to heal and that you are the expert on your own life.
Sandplay
(510) 824-8316
Verified
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Sandplay
Feeling too much sadness, easily angered, or worried about everything? Want to feel happier in your own life or as a parent, balance your stress, and increase connection with others? Is your child struggling at school or are you longing to communicate better with them? Has a traumatic event affected your daily life? These issues can be resolved in therapy. I provide a calm, accepting place where we explore ways to resolve life's challenges. You can learn to love and accept yourself. I believe in your capacity to heal and that you are the expert on your own life.
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.
Sandplay
(925) 281-3551
Verified
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Sandplay
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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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.
Sandplay
(925) 270-6168
Verified
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Sandplay
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.
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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. 
Sandplay
(510) 466-1447
Verified
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Sandplay
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. 
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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.
Sandplay
(925) 238-3961
Verified
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Sandplay
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
Kids don't always use words but behavior always has a message and may also be a form of SOS. I help children and teens feel better about themselves and improve their behavior at home or at school. I also help parents and families understand and deal with the mistaken goals of misbehavior. I believe there is always a reason, feeling or unmet need. Understanding and addressing the underlying message helps build bridges with kids and teens. I provide individual, parenting or family sessions that range from educational coaching and enrichment or addressing specific concerns.
Sandplay
(925) 890-7478
Verified
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Sandplay
Kids don't always use words but behavior always has a message and may also be a form of SOS. I help children and teens feel better about themselves and improve their behavior at home or at school. I also help parents and families understand and deal with the mistaken goals of misbehavior. I believe there is always a reason, feeling or unmet need. Understanding and addressing the underlying message helps build bridges with kids and teens. I provide individual, parenting or family sessions that range from educational coaching and enrichment or addressing specific concerns.
Photo of Michele Voska, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
It is easy to feel confused, disconnected and disheartened when facing the challenges of life. Each individual posses a unique blend of strengths, needs, aspirations and life history that need to be identified and explored in order to live the life that they want to have, that they want to live. I provide and safe and confidential space for self exploration and the resolution of life's challenges. Whether you are dealing with depression or chronic illness or family trauma there is an opportunity thru therapy to gain a greater understanding of yourself and grow from the challenges of life.
Sandplay
(925) 962-7174
Verified
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Sandplay
It is easy to feel confused, disconnected and disheartened when facing the challenges of life. Each individual posses a unique blend of strengths, needs, aspirations and life history that need to be identified and explored in order to live the life that they want to have, that they want to live. I provide and safe and confidential space for self exploration and the resolution of life's challenges. Whether you are dealing with depression or chronic illness or family trauma there is an opportunity thru therapy to gain a greater understanding of yourself and grow from the challenges of life.
Photo of Dawn Shifreen-Pomerantz, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT, Psychoa Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
I believe patients come to us because they feel grief, anxiety, depression and traumatized or alienated from themselves and others. The suffering you experience comes in many forms and you do not always have the words to say what you feel. I specialize in working with adults and adolescents whom have experienced trauma, depression, anxiety, creative blocks, ADHD, chronic somatic pains and/or are experiencing grief and loss. I also work with couples and families. I have a specialization in expressive arts therapy and sandtray for those who may have difficulty expressing their feelings, memories and experiences through verbal means.
Sandplay
(925) 263-6612
Verified
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Sandplay
I believe patients come to us because they feel grief, anxiety, depression and traumatized or alienated from themselves and others. The suffering you experience comes in many forms and you do not always have the words to say what you feel. I specialize in working with adults and adolescents whom have experienced trauma, depression, anxiety, creative blocks, ADHD, chronic somatic pains and/or are experiencing grief and loss. I also work with couples and families. I have a specialization in expressive arts therapy and sandtray for those who may have difficulty expressing their feelings, memories and experiences through verbal means.
Photo of Jerolyn Peery, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
To become more intimate or connected to others, we need to improve the quality of connection to ourselves. I work with children, teens and adults. I specialize in working with individuals who are seeking personal empowerment in their lives. There are many life events, situations, or relationships that interfere with one's sense of empowerment. When feeling disempowered, one's capacity to access a full self becomes limited.
Sandplay
(925) 247-8714
Verified

Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Sandplay
To become more intimate or connected to others, we need to improve the quality of connection to ourselves. I work with children, teens and adults. I specialize in working with individuals who are seeking personal empowerment in their lives. There are many life events, situations, or relationships that interfere with one's sense of empowerment. When feeling disempowered, one's capacity to access a full self becomes limited.
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Psychologist, PhD, MA Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Analytical psychology emphasizes completeness, not perfection. Because psychological insight and self-knowledge are essential for health and vitality, it's lucky our psyches respond favorably to attention and reflection! Positive, effective, long lasting change is created. Research shows nightly dreams provide a running commentary on everyday life. Dreams anticipate, sometimes warn, and often help in resolving problems. They help you relate to the "rest of you", the part that operates out of awareness, sometimes causing symptoms, or taking over and becoming destructive. These parts appear increasingly frightening when pushed away.
Sandplay
(925) 932-2090
Verified

Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Sandplay
Analytical psychology emphasizes completeness, not perfection. Because psychological insight and self-knowledge are essential for health and vitality, it's lucky our psyches respond favorably to attention and reflection! Positive, effective, long lasting change is created. Research shows nightly dreams provide a running commentary on everyday life. Dreams anticipate, sometimes warn, and often help in resolving problems. They help you relate to the "rest of you", the part that operates out of awareness, sometimes causing symptoms, or taking over and becoming destructive. These parts appear increasingly frightening when pushed away.
Photo of Sheila Lynn Matz, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
I am a licensed therapist who works with children, adults, and families, and am someone who believes in the resilience and innate healing potential in each individual. It is my job to work with my clients to come up with a plan to address their mental health concerns and to improve their well being. I have training in cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamic therapy, client-centered therapy, and family systems therapy.
Sandplay
(925) 968-4164
Verified
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Sandplay
I am a licensed therapist who works with children, adults, and families, and am someone who believes in the resilience and innate healing potential in each individual. It is my job to work with my clients to come up with a plan to address their mental health concerns and to improve their well being. I have training in cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamic therapy, client-centered therapy, and family systems therapy.
Photo of Valerie Maria Beltrán, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
I specialize in individual, couple (including non-monogamous couples) and family therapy. Having grown up with two cultures, and on the border between two countries, I know what it's like to struggle with multiple cultural identities. I have a gentle, yet firm approach to therapy, which can sometimes feel like deep work and sometimes like a conversation with a life-long friend. I integrate Western psychological methods with Eastern and Indigenous traditions, along with cutting-edge research on the mind-body connection.
Sandplay
(925) 392-0343
Verified
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Sandplay
I specialize in individual, couple (including non-monogamous couples) and family therapy. Having grown up with two cultures, and on the border between two countries, I know what it's like to struggle with multiple cultural identities. I have a gentle, yet firm approach to therapy, which can sometimes feel like deep work and sometimes like a conversation with a life-long friend. I integrate Western psychological methods with Eastern and Indigenous traditions, along with cutting-edge research on the mind-body connection.
Photo of Ryann DeSouza, Marriage & Family Therapist
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.
Sandplay
(650) 235-4676
Verified
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Sandplay
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.
Photo of David Matz, Psychologist
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.
Sandplay
(925) 308-9243
Verified
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Sandplay
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 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.
Sandplay
(925) 900-5366
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Sandplay
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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AMFT Verified
Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
Everyone has challenges and battles to fight. A pain-free life is not always possible. Even the strongest people amongst us need a little bit of help to work through some of life’s difficulties. Whether you struggle with depression, grief, anxiety, or other issues, you should know there is hope for better tomorrows.
Sandplay
(925) 248-4567
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Lafayette, CA 94549
Sandplay
Everyone has challenges and battles to fight. A pain-free life is not always possible. Even the strongest people amongst us need a little bit of help to work through some of life’s difficulties. Whether you struggle with depression, grief, anxiety, or other issues, you should know there is hope for better tomorrows.
Photo of Renee Fesperman, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
As a therapist my focus is your (and your family's) emotional health and happiness. Therapy can offer strategies and coping skills as well as guidance to access your own wisdom for solving the challenges you are currently facing.
Sandplay
(925) 478-4062
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Office is near:
Lafayette, CA 94549
Sandplay
As a therapist my focus is your (and your family's) emotional health and happiness. Therapy can offer strategies and coping skills as well as guidance to access your own wisdom for solving the challenges you are currently facing.

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Sandplay Therapists
Sandplay therapy in Lafayette establishes a safe and protected space, where the complexities of the client's inner world can be explored. Often young children, clients place miniature figurines in a small sandbox to express confusing feelings and inner experiences. This creates a visual representation of the client's thoughts and feelings and can reveal unconscious concerns that are inaccessible. The therapist does not interpret, interfere with, or direct the client's sand play but maintains an attitude of receptivity and acceptance, so the client can bring unconscious material into consciousness without censure. If you're looking for a Lafayette sandplay Therapist, or sand play Therapists for sand therapy.

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.