Tonya Dowding

Psychologist, PsyD, MA

Verified by Psychology Today
1 Endorsed
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(628) 333-6616

Tonya Dowding

Psychologist, PsyD, MA

Verified by Psychology Today
1 Endorsed

Location

2140 Sutter Street
Suite 4
San Francisco, CA 94115
(628) 333-6616
Offers online therapy
Other Location +

Additional Location

5313 College Avenue
Oakland, CA 94618
(628) 333-6616
Announcement icon I am still accepting new clients and am offering phone, video and in-person sessions

About

I find it effective to combine behavioral solutions with depth work. Since the unconscious ripples into all aspects of life, I have found that relational therapy addressing unconscious motives can help with most psychological difficulties. In addition to working with individuals, couples & families, I am adjunct faculty at the California Institute of Integral Studies where I teach in the Masters in Counseling Psychology Department and Psychological Services Clinic.
I have a background in long term Tibetan meditation, and have spent more than a year in silent retreat. I have taught workshops on psychology, spirituality & yoga globally and bring a multicultural perspective to the work. I have specialized training in Jungian psychoanalytic therapy from the C. G. Jung Institute of San Francisco.
Some areas of focus include anxiety and depression, trauma, relationship issues, addiction and co-dependence, sexual therapy, etc., as well as dream analysis. Integrating the role of body, mind and spirit, I am committed to a holistic approach to well being.

Finances

  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: Cash, Check, Paypal, Venmo, Zelle
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Out of Network
Although I do not accept insurance, my clients have been able to use the Superbill to submit claims and receive some reimbursement.
Email me or call (628) 333-6616 with questions.

Qualifications

  • License: California / 32608

Endorsements


Tonya Dowding's Groups

Women's Group

This group provides a container for women's experiences and meets once a week for 10 consecutive weeks on Zoom. The group will be limited to 10 participants to foster an intimate setting. There will be no commenting on each other's shares directly; the focus is on your own experience. Any topic is welcome. This is a process group where material is held in the accepting space of the group. Hearing shared experiences allows mutual acceptance, insight and the potential to metabolize complex experience. Start date 3/3/2023; please email me for information regarding reserving your space.

More about this group

Location

2140 Sutter Street
Suite 4
San Francisco, CA 94115
(628) 333-6616
Offers online therapy
Other Location +

Additional Location

5313 College Avenue
Oakland, CA 94618
(628) 333-6616
Specialties
  • Relationship Issues
  • Depression
  • Sex Therapy
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality (BPD)
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic Illness
  • Codependency
  • Domestic Violence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Education and Learning Disabilities
  • Grief
  • Hoarding
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • Internet Addiction
  • Life Transitions
  • Men's Issues
  • Narcissistic Personality (NPD)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

I also speak: French
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • Existential
  • Gottman Method
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Interpersonal
  • Jungian
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational
  • Somatic
  • Transpersonal
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

Nearby Areas

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Last Modified: 12 Nov 2022
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Tonya Dowding

Psychologist, PsyD, MA