TheraTree Community Child & Family Counseling Inc.
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
At TheraTree we recognize the value in honoring each individual, child, and family unit as having its own set of strengths and challenges. We also recognize that the communities we reside in have an integral role in supporting growth and wellness. The TheraTree Community therapeutic approach seeks to provide healing to the communities that surround our clients so that we all flourish. Through a holistic approach, we strive to integrate mental health and wellness into the fabric of our communities.
(707) 207-8497
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
At TheraTree we recognize the value in honoring each individual, child, and family unit as having its own set of strengths and challenges. We also recognize that the communities we reside in have an integral role in supporting growth and wellness. The TheraTree Community therapeutic approach seeks to provide healing to the communities that surround our clients so that we all flourish. Through a holistic approach, we strive to integrate mental health and wellness into the fabric of our communities.
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Pamela Lister
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, EAS-C, CATC Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
My enthusiasm for recovery motivates me to create new opportunities for growth & healing for clients through Interventions. I have extensive experience with all aspects of Addiction and Codependency. I'm competent in individual, couples, family or group therapy. My background in mental health creates a good fit for identifying issues and safety concerns. I'm honored to share in my clients' journey toward the fulfilling lives they deserve.
(925) 401-3025
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
My enthusiasm for recovery motivates me to create new opportunities for growth & healing for clients through Interventions. I have extensive experience with all aspects of Addiction and Codependency. I'm competent in individual, couples, family or group therapy. My background in mental health creates a good fit for identifying issues and safety concerns. I'm honored to share in my clients' journey toward the fulfilling lives they deserve.
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Harimandir Khalsa
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Offers online therapy
To schedule your first visit with me, please use this online scheduling link - (https://portal.geneticforesight.com/book) --- I have a passion for working with adolescents and adults in order to assist them in navigating life’s transitions, improving interpersonal relationships and communication, and gaining tools to cope with stress and manage mental health challenges. I have experience working with clients struggling with substance misuse, mood disorders, anxiety, early onset of psychosis, grief / loss and adjustment disorders.
(925) 315-4599
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Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Offers online therapy
To schedule your first visit with me, please use this online scheduling link - (https://portal.geneticforesight.com/book) --- I have a passion for working with adolescents and adults in order to assist them in navigating life’s transitions, improving interpersonal relationships and communication, and gaining tools to cope with stress and manage mental health challenges. I have experience working with clients struggling with substance misuse, mood disorders, anxiety, early onset of psychosis, grief / loss and adjustment disorders.
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Paul Kramer, Ed.D. & Associates
Marriage & Family Therapist, EdD, LMFT Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
Dr. Paul Kramer, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, in 2008 he started a group practice to expand services in Northern California (East Bay). Recently, since Covid, the group has expanded services to Southern California. He has served in multiple settings to include 12 years in the US Army. Paul uses an eclectic approach when working with children, teens, adults and families. Leaning on short-term therapies and practical solutions for common problemsEmotionally Focused Therapy, Mindfulness Interventions, and Systems Theory. He specializes in working with people who have experienced various forms of trauma.
(925) 436-1725
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
Dr. Paul Kramer, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, in 2008 he started a group practice to expand services in Northern California (East Bay). Recently, since Covid, the group has expanded services to Southern California. He has served in multiple settings to include 12 years in the US Army. Paul uses an eclectic approach when working with children, teens, adults and families. Leaning on short-term therapies and practical solutions for common problemsEmotionally Focused Therapy, Mindfulness Interventions, and Systems Theory. He specializes in working with people who have experienced various forms of trauma.
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David Covault
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94595
Not accepting new clients
Are you feeling stuck in a rut? Have you often thought about making personal changes and been unable to act? Have friends and family remarked that you appear anxious or worry too much? Have unsettled thoughts gotten in the way of your relationships, career, ability to relax, enjoy yourself or even to sleep? Have you been fixated on a substance, a body image, and/or an unhealthy activity? If these scenarios sound familiar, I may be able to help. It can be quite a burden to carry these thoughts and the guilt of inaction with you daily.
(888) 621-6098
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Walnut Creek, CA 94595
Not accepting new clients
Are you feeling stuck in a rut? Have you often thought about making personal changes and been unable to act? Have friends and family remarked that you appear anxious or worry too much? Have unsettled thoughts gotten in the way of your relationships, career, ability to relax, enjoy yourself or even to sleep? Have you been fixated on a substance, a body image, and/or an unhealthy activity? If these scenarios sound familiar, I may be able to help. It can be quite a burden to carry these thoughts and the guilt of inaction with you daily.
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Galina Litvin
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
Every so often life will throw challenges your way, whether it is due to relationship issues, workplace challenges, job loss, or other life stressors. I am here to help. We will work together to face these hardships. In this partnership I will help to guide you in a direction that will help you feel more fulfilled and assist you in overcoming any personal struggles that you may be experiencing. During our sessions I will provide you with a safe, empathetic, and non judgmental environment where you can feel safe to address and overcome any personal struggles and hardships that you may be experiencing.
(925) 361-3853
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
Every so often life will throw challenges your way, whether it is due to relationship issues, workplace challenges, job loss, or other life stressors. I am here to help. We will work together to face these hardships. In this partnership I will help to guide you in a direction that will help you feel more fulfilled and assist you in overcoming any personal struggles that you may be experiencing. During our sessions I will provide you with a safe, empathetic, and non judgmental environment where you can feel safe to address and overcome any personal struggles and hardships that you may be experiencing.
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InnerWork Integrative Hypnotherapy and Brain Coaching is a resource for rapid, lasting change focused on leading you to your highest state of well-being and peak performance. I integrate hypnosis-enhanced coaching techniques based on the latest studies in brain science, gut-brain connection, applied practical neurology, and positive psychology to help you make profound transformative, positive changes. As we work together, I'll assist you in making changes you do not currently believe you can achieve, with an emphasis on teaching you how to harness the power of your own mind, to use toward your personal goals and desires.
(925) 406-3150
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
InnerWork Integrative Hypnotherapy and Brain Coaching is a resource for rapid, lasting change focused on leading you to your highest state of well-being and peak performance. I integrate hypnosis-enhanced coaching techniques based on the latest studies in brain science, gut-brain connection, applied practical neurology, and positive psychology to help you make profound transformative, positive changes. As we work together, I'll assist you in making changes you do not currently believe you can achieve, with an emphasis on teaching you how to harness the power of your own mind, to use toward your personal goals and desires.
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Dr. Paul Kramer
Marriage & Family Therapist, EdD, LMFT Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
At some point we all struggle to adjustment to life's changes; it's normal to feel stuck and I believe people have what it takes to adjust. Couples often come to me for help in distress and are confused about how or why their relationship has derailed. I am dedicated to helping people build stronger; more intimate relationships and I use several modalities when attempting to help couples in distress. A high percentage of my caseload at any given time is comprised of couples.
(925) 320-0698
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
At some point we all struggle to adjustment to life's changes; it's normal to feel stuck and I believe people have what it takes to adjust. Couples often come to me for help in distress and are confused about how or why their relationship has derailed. I am dedicated to helping people build stronger; more intimate relationships and I use several modalities when attempting to help couples in distress. A high percentage of my caseload at any given time is comprised of couples.
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James Bylund
Licensed Educational Psychologist, PsyD, ABSNP Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
Is your child struggling in school? Feel like you've tried everything? Need answers? I can help. I'm an educational psychologist specializing in assessment and intervention of psychological disorders impacting learning and school performance (e.g. dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, ADHD, autism, and emotional disorders). As a diplomate of the American Board of School Neuropsychology, my evaluations are based on an understanding of brain-behavior relationships and lead to meaningful recommendations regarding research based interventions.
(925) 705-4025
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
Is your child struggling in school? Feel like you've tried everything? Need answers? I can help. I'm an educational psychologist specializing in assessment and intervention of psychological disorders impacting learning and school performance (e.g. dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, ADHD, autism, and emotional disorders). As a diplomate of the American Board of School Neuropsychology, my evaluations are based on an understanding of brain-behavior relationships and lead to meaningful recommendations regarding research based interventions.
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John A Barakos Jr
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Hello! I am an MFT and I specialize in managing conflict, I can help when it seems that you are constantly battling with your child. I work in the short term to stabalize the situation and get everyone back to the table. Then we work together to resolve the underlying issues. I mostly work with at risk adolescents and their families. These are young people who have had conflicts at home, trouble at school and/or trouble with the law.
(925) 270-0331
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Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Hello! I am an MFT and I specialize in managing conflict, I can help when it seems that you are constantly battling with your child. I work in the short term to stabalize the situation and get everyone back to the table. Then we work together to resolve the underlying issues. I mostly work with at risk adolescents and their families. These are young people who have had conflicts at home, trouble at school and/or trouble with the law.
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Allison R Aquinto
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
I provide face-to-face online individual therapy, relationship counseling, and family therapy. For over a decade, I have worked with children, adolescents, and families both in the therapeutic setting and within the school system, helping clients to alleviate symptoms of anxiety and depression, improve communication skills, develop positive and effective coping skills, and navigate stressors involved in daily life. You can learn more at my website allisonaquintolmft.com
(925) 550-8654
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
I provide face-to-face online individual therapy, relationship counseling, and family therapy. For over a decade, I have worked with children, adolescents, and families both in the therapeutic setting and within the school system, helping clients to alleviate symptoms of anxiety and depression, improve communication skills, develop positive and effective coping skills, and navigate stressors involved in daily life. You can learn more at my website allisonaquintolmft.com
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Stephen Sardella
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Since 1974, my training and experience as a psychotherapist has allowed me to help hundreds of individuals, couples and families with a variety of problems. Each person's problems are unique, and I believe each solution must be unique. My approach is customized, treating every person with respect, genuine concern and unquestionable confidentiality.
(925) 945-0167
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Since 1974, my training and experience as a psychotherapist has allowed me to help hundreds of individuals, couples and families with a variety of problems. Each person's problems are unique, and I believe each solution must be unique. My approach is customized, treating every person with respect, genuine concern and unquestionable confidentiality.
Michael Keesey
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
Feeling stuck, immoblized or unable to make decisions to change your life? I work with clients to identify what is holding you back from achieving your goals and getting your needs met. Through a behavioral lens we work together to identify the behaviors and patterns that are holding you back from your best self and systematically relearn healthy patterns and coping mechanisms that will empower you to make the best decisions for yourself, your relationships or your family.
(925) 267-6286
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
Feeling stuck, immoblized or unable to make decisions to change your life? I work with clients to identify what is holding you back from achieving your goals and getting your needs met. Through a behavioral lens we work together to identify the behaviors and patterns that are holding you back from your best self and systematically relearn healthy patterns and coping mechanisms that will empower you to make the best decisions for yourself, your relationships or your family.
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Paul Ginocchio
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT, CSAT Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
I specialize in treating couples and individuals that are struggling with sex and relationship issues, anxiety, depression, anger management, trauma, and sexual addiction. I am a certified sex addiction therapist (CSAT) and couples therapy specialist. I also offer EMDR to clients for such issues as trauma, loss, anxiety, and addictions. I work with all genders, ages, and sexual orientations.
(925) 360-4883
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
I specialize in treating couples and individuals that are struggling with sex and relationship issues, anxiety, depression, anger management, trauma, and sexual addiction. I am a certified sex addiction therapist (CSAT) and couples therapy specialist. I also offer EMDR to clients for such issues as trauma, loss, anxiety, and addictions. I work with all genders, ages, and sexual orientations.
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Jeffrey H Kent
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94595
Offers online therapy
You've done whats expected of you. You have a job. You live independently and would like to buy a home some day, or perhaps already have. You're in a relationship that's comfortable. You still have some anxiety, and get depressed occasionally, but its bearable. Life is bearable. But is it enough? Do you ever get an inkling that maybe there's more? Something more authentically you? A genuine life that matters? Let's explore this together, and help you find and manifest your deepest self and purpose.
(925) 471-8338
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Walnut Creek, CA 94595
Offers online therapy
You've done whats expected of you. You have a job. You live independently and would like to buy a home some day, or perhaps already have. You're in a relationship that's comfortable. You still have some anxiety, and get depressed occasionally, but its bearable. Life is bearable. But is it enough? Do you ever get an inkling that maybe there's more? Something more authentically you? A genuine life that matters? Let's explore this together, and help you find and manifest your deepest self and purpose.
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Alejandro Andres Rodriguez-Martinez
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
Exploration into our inner process doesn’t have to be a lonely journey. I'll walk with you as you start to discover who you really are, and advocate for you along the way. We don’t have to get into the thick of it right away, in fact, I encourage you to find a pace that feels comfortable for you! I'll advocate for that, too. New relationships take time to build trust. Sticking to your sense of timing is important to this working! My approach is thoughtful, grounded and with an unwavering presence. We won’t shy away from topics that society deems taboo.
(925) 281-5464
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
Exploration into our inner process doesn’t have to be a lonely journey. I'll walk with you as you start to discover who you really are, and advocate for you along the way. We don’t have to get into the thick of it right away, in fact, I encourage you to find a pace that feels comfortable for you! I'll advocate for that, too. New relationships take time to build trust. Sticking to your sense of timing is important to this working! My approach is thoughtful, grounded and with an unwavering presence. We won’t shy away from topics that society deems taboo.
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Elese Lorentzen
Associate Clinical Social Worker, ASW Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
Do you want to feel more satisfied with your life and relationships? Are you stuck in an unwanted role or struggling to change unhealthy patterns? I work with adults who are dealing with self-esteem issues, difficulty holding boundaries with others, anger management, anxiety, depression, addiction, and PTSD/C-PTSD. Making life changes alone can be challenging since people tend to live on autopilot and may not fully recognize the dynamics that are playing out in their lives. Everyone can benefit from a fresh perspective. Having greater clarity empowers people to make informed, reflective decisions instead of acting out of habit.
(925) 482-6004
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
Do you want to feel more satisfied with your life and relationships? Are you stuck in an unwanted role or struggling to change unhealthy patterns? I work with adults who are dealing with self-esteem issues, difficulty holding boundaries with others, anger management, anxiety, depression, addiction, and PTSD/C-PTSD. Making life changes alone can be challenging since people tend to live on autopilot and may not fully recognize the dynamics that are playing out in their lives. Everyone can benefit from a fresh perspective. Having greater clarity empowers people to make informed, reflective decisions instead of acting out of habit.
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Amina Akita Mohabbat
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, PPSC Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
Amina holds 2 Bachelors of Arts degrees in Psychology & Japanese from UC Davis (2009), and a Masters in Social Welfare from UCBerkeley (2016). She has practiced in a wide range of settings for over 13 years from schools, inpatient psychiatric facilities, residential programs, community clinics, non profits, primary care clinics, to private and public first tier hospitals across the California bay area & also internationally. This includes UCSF Medical Center, the Alameda, Oakland & San Francisco County, UC Davis Children's Hospital, Asian Health Services, COVID19 frontline disaster work through SF Dept of Public Health, & ZSFGH.
(925) 208-0304
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
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Amina holds 2 Bachelors of Arts degrees in Psychology & Japanese from UC Davis (2009), and a Masters in Social Welfare from UCBerkeley (2016). She has practiced in a wide range of settings for over 13 years from schools, inpatient psychiatric facilities, residential programs, community clinics, non profits, primary care clinics, to private and public first tier hospitals across the California bay area & also internationally. This includes UCSF Medical Center, the Alameda, Oakland & San Francisco County, UC Davis Children's Hospital, Asian Health Services, COVID19 frontline disaster work through SF Dept of Public Health, & ZSFGH.
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Lance Danielsen
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
There’s always a deeper layer to our experiences, and with that, lies the potential to explore and make meaning. If you are feeling overwhelmed, stuck, frustrated or any of the other ways our suffering can manifest, I am here to support you. Maybe you want to explore your inner landscape and have been waiting to integrate cosmic like experiences into your conscious awareness. Either way, I am here to support you. By attuning and tending to our own individual inner landscape, we can create the capacity to extend our gifts into the collective.
(925) 521-6196
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
There’s always a deeper layer to our experiences, and with that, lies the potential to explore and make meaning. If you are feeling overwhelmed, stuck, frustrated or any of the other ways our suffering can manifest, I am here to support you. Maybe you want to explore your inner landscape and have been waiting to integrate cosmic like experiences into your conscious awareness. Either way, I am here to support you. By attuning and tending to our own individual inner landscape, we can create the capacity to extend our gifts into the collective.
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Amanda Somberg
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
I know how desperate you feel, having the same fight again and again with no resolution. You try harder, but your partner just seems to sabotage you. So you fight back, "lose it," and feel guilty. You reminisce about the past, hoping the future will get better. If this vignette strikes a chord, please know that I specialize in relationships at "marital death's doorstep." Grandiosity, rage, and shame become empathy, cooperation, and mutual respect. Hope and love do flourish again. This is a big promise, so call for a free 20-minute phone consultation. A happier life is out there.
(925) 588-4777
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Offers online therapy
I know how desperate you feel, having the same fight again and again with no resolution. You try harder, but your partner just seems to sabotage you. So you fight back, "lose it," and feel guilty. You reminisce about the past, hoping the future will get better. If this vignette strikes a chord, please know that I specialize in relationships at "marital death's doorstep." Grandiosity, rage, and shame become empathy, cooperation, and mutual respect. Hope and love do flourish again. This is a big promise, so call for a free 20-minute phone consultation. A happier life is out there.

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Video Game Addiction Therapists
Video Game Addiction in Walnut Creek

The current DSM doesn't recognize video game addiction as a diagnosable addiction. But the patterns of behavior can make parenting a kid or teen who's video gaming difficult.

Get help form a therapist in Walnut Creek with a teen or child who's patterns of behavior include:

1) Craving more game time, no matter how much they've already played.
2) Chronic dry eyes.
3) Friends stop calling and coming by to hang out.
4) No shower or change of clothes for days.
5) Gets upset if someone suggests they might have a problem with video games.
6) Rarely leaves the house because they feel like they're missing out on something that might be happening in the video games.
7) Spends entire allowance on video game hardware and software.
8) Lies to parents about how often they play games or video games.
9) Skips doing chores to keep video gaming.
10) When not at the computer, they're irritable and snappy.

For more on video game addiction, see Unplugged - a video game addiction blogout on something that might be happening in the video games.