Drug & Alcohol Counselor, MPA MHA, LAADC , SAP MCA
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Oakland, California 94610
"Are you concerned about your substance use and thinking about making a change? I can help you. Whether you would like to stop using substance, moderate them, or just cut down – I understand what you’re going through. You feel fear and anxiety, try to stop or cut down and go right back to your normal use just like you are on auto-pilot. You’re not weak, you’re just losing the battle against power chemical reactions in your brain. Let me help break free from this cycle. I'll personalize your counseling to be as effective for you as possible, not a "one-size fits all" approach. You'll learn new tools and coping skills."
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(888) 537-7142
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Drug Abuse
"Are you concerned about your substance use and thinking about making a change? I can help you. Whether you would like to stop using substance, moderate them, or just cut down – I understand what you’re going through. You feel fear and anxiety, try to stop or cut down and go right back to your normal use just like you are on auto-pilot. You’re not weak, you’re just losing the battle against power chemical reactions in your brain. Let me help break free from this cycle. I'll personalize your counseling to be as effective for you as possible, not a "one-size fits all" approach. You'll learn new tools and coping skills."
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Christine Valdez, Psychologist
Psychologist, Ph.D.
Verified by Psychology Today
"Are you feeling paralyzed with overwhelming anxiety or shame? Are you stuck in negative thoughts and unhealthy patterns borne out of a traumatic past that deter you from making positive changes in your life for the future? Your suffering can end through transformative experiences in trauma-specific therapy. I strive to create a therapeutic environment where you feel safe, respected, and understood, and thus ready and open for change. You will develop a sense of safety in your body and relationships with others, learn to overcome overwhelming emotions and increase confidence in approaching life's challenges, and redefine your future."
(510) 478-9782
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"Are you feeling paralyzed with overwhelming anxiety or shame? Are you stuck in negative thoughts and unhealthy patterns borne out of a traumatic past that deter you from making positive changes in your life for the future? Your suffering can end through transformative experiences in trauma-specific therapy. I strive to create a therapeutic environment where you feel safe, respected, and understood, and thus ready and open for change. You will develop a sense of safety in your body and relationships with others, learn to overcome overwhelming emotions and increase confidence in approaching life's challenges, and redefine your future."
Robert Bartner, Licensed Psychoanalyst
Licensed Psychoanalyst
Verified by Psychology Today
"Everyone can find life's challenges too difficult at times, but if you continually feel overburdened or struggle with negative patterns you've been unable to change on your own, I can be helpful. As a psychoanalyst with over twenty years of clinical experience, I specialize in helping people work through problems that have consistently held them back from fulfilling their goals. Patients often see me who are disappointed with important aspects of their life.Whether you've experienced a temporary setback, or suffer with a more chronic issue, a deeper inquiry into the problem can make all the difference."
(510) 295-4837
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"Everyone can find life's challenges too difficult at times, but if you continually feel overburdened or struggle with negative patterns you've been unable to change on your own, I can be helpful. As a psychoanalyst with over twenty years of clinical experience, I specialize in helping people work through problems that have consistently held them back from fulfilling their goals. Patients often see me who are disappointed with important aspects of their life.Whether you've experienced a temporary setback, or suffer with a more chronic issue, a deeper inquiry into the problem can make all the difference."
Heather Weisbrod, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
"People often come to see me because they are feeling stuck, seeking relief from suffering, at transition points in their lives, or wanting a better understanding of their patterns. They may also be looking to develop new coping skills and new ways of responding to life stressors. My goal as a therapist is to create a space that facilitates healing and transformation by understanding each person's unique life experiences, strengths, and needs. My strengths lie in my non-judgmental approach and my focus on creating strong and authentic working relationships while providing tools that can be of immediate use."
(510) 246-3338
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"People often come to see me because they are feeling stuck, seeking relief from suffering, at transition points in their lives, or wanting a better understanding of their patterns. They may also be looking to develop new coping skills and new ways of responding to life stressors. My goal as a therapist is to create a space that facilitates healing and transformation by understanding each person's unique life experiences, strengths, and needs. My strengths lie in my non-judgmental approach and my focus on creating strong and authentic working relationships while providing tools that can be of immediate use."
Megan Jacoby, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"My priority as a therapist is to create a safe space for you. When any of us seeks out therapy, we are likely suffering. To suffer is to be in a very tender place, and I want to honor that. Whether your suffering comes from early childhood trauma, more recent losses, relationship problems, social injustice, adjustment to big changes in your life...I want you to feel safe and companioned as you move toward tending those places of wounding and toward healing."
(510) 200-0534
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"My priority as a therapist is to create a safe space for you. When any of us seeks out therapy, we are likely suffering. To suffer is to be in a very tender place, and I want to honor that. Whether your suffering comes from early childhood trauma, more recent losses, relationship problems, social injustice, adjustment to big changes in your life...I want you to feel safe and companioned as you move toward tending those places of wounding and toward healing."
Shirley Johnson, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, CYT
Verified by Psychology Today
"Carl Jung said, "I would rather be whole than good." Very often we put pressure on ourselves to "be" a certain way, so much that life can start to feel like acting versus living. This pressure tends to place stress on individuals and can often lead to anxiety, depression, and stress. I believe that therapy can be a tool to take off the masks we have learned to put on and begin to live from our whole self; finding freedom and our creativity. I believe that through compassion for all the parts of ourself we step closer to freedom."
(510) 944-1581
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"Carl Jung said, "I would rather be whole than good." Very often we put pressure on ourselves to "be" a certain way, so much that life can start to feel like acting versus living. This pressure tends to place stress on individuals and can often lead to anxiety, depression, and stress. I believe that therapy can be a tool to take off the masks we have learned to put on and begin to live from our whole self; finding freedom and our creativity. I believe that through compassion for all the parts of ourself we step closer to freedom."
Lacy Martinez, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"My clients are drawn to therapy mostly around issues of anxiety or depression that stem from feeling that life is without purpose, or that they aren't living their calling. Life experiences from childhood on contribute to drawing us off our path, and a feeling of flatness or of intense anxiety often accompanies this. It's very common to have this experience during midlife (the wake-up call, so to speak), and I work to help you "re-member" yourself."
(510) 379-7124
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"My clients are drawn to therapy mostly around issues of anxiety or depression that stem from feeling that life is without purpose, or that they aren't living their calling. Life experiences from childhood on contribute to drawing us off our path, and a feeling of flatness or of intense anxiety often accompanies this. It's very common to have this experience during midlife (the wake-up call, so to speak), and I work to help you "re-member" yourself."
Nancy M. Friedman, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"If you are an individual or couple who experiences frustration and unhappiness in relationships rather than the sense of ease and flow that you long for, I urge you to dare to hope it can be different and call me. The process I use does not usually take years, like you've been led to believe by popular media! It works well with many types of "personality symptoms," from relationship issues to depression, anxiety, fears and other specific ways in which you've been frozen out of the life you want to lead."
(510) 730-3177
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"If you are an individual or couple who experiences frustration and unhappiness in relationships rather than the sense of ease and flow that you long for, I urge you to dare to hope it can be different and call me. The process I use does not usually take years, like you've been led to believe by popular media! It works well with many types of "personality symptoms," from relationship issues to depression, anxiety, fears and other specific ways in which you've been frozen out of the life you want to lead."
Elana Story, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
"I believe transformation can happen anytime, and that self-exploration and self-care are important parts of being able to change the world. I believe that we can all deepen and improve our relationships with ourselves and with one another. I am more effusive than your traditional "blank slate" therapist. I also model healthy boundaries and open two-way communication. I am genuinely curious about your whole self as I listen deeply to the depth and breadth of your emotions and your story. I'll gently challenge you to move forward and out of being "stuck" or unhelpful holding patterns."
(510) 390-8492
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"I believe transformation can happen anytime, and that self-exploration and self-care are important parts of being able to change the world. I believe that we can all deepen and improve our relationships with ourselves and with one another. I am more effusive than your traditional "blank slate" therapist. I also model healthy boundaries and open two-way communication. I am genuinely curious about your whole self as I listen deeply to the depth and breadth of your emotions and your story. I'll gently challenge you to move forward and out of being "stuck" or unhelpful holding patterns."
Katie Burrill, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"How tedious is the process of finding a therapist anyway? And how do you know if one therapist is a better fit for you than another? The "real" answer is you don't and the only way to find out is to pick one. I'm the one to pick if you are looking for someone who is genuine and accessible. I use a relational and client-centered approach to my work and consider my clients to be the experts of their own experiences. We work together to gain insights, alleviate the hurt or destructive patterns, and improve personal relationships."
(510) 629-6938
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"How tedious is the process of finding a therapist anyway? And how do you know if one therapist is a better fit for you than another? The "real" answer is you don't and the only way to find out is to pick one. I'm the one to pick if you are looking for someone who is genuine and accessible. I use a relational and client-centered approach to my work and consider my clients to be the experts of their own experiences. We work together to gain insights, alleviate the hurt or destructive patterns, and improve personal relationships."
Sam C Tourek, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
"Hello, and thanks for viewing my profile. Asking for help can be difficult, and finding a good fit in searching for a therapist is essential. Therapy can help us deepen both our understanding of the problems we face and our agency in addressing them. My job is to push you to think critically about your concerns, to live with deeper meaning and purpose, and to find complexity and richness in your lived experiences. In addition to private practice work, I hold a clinical position at UC-Berkeley, and work as the liaison to the Cal Athletics Department and the Golden State Warriors."
(510) 757-1511
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"Hello, and thanks for viewing my profile. Asking for help can be difficult, and finding a good fit in searching for a therapist is essential. Therapy can help us deepen both our understanding of the problems we face and our agency in addressing them. My job is to push you to think critically about your concerns, to live with deeper meaning and purpose, and to find complexity and richness in your lived experiences. In addition to private practice work, I hold a clinical position at UC-Berkeley, and work as the liaison to the Cal Athletics Department and the Golden State Warriors."
Rachel Licitra, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"I approach each therapeutic relationship with openness, balancing thoughtful intensity with humor. My style has been described as warm, genuine, intuitive, and incisive. Together we can discover, explore, and hold what needs attending to, cultivating space for the fullness of your experience."
(510) 408-6821
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"I approach each therapeutic relationship with openness, balancing thoughtful intensity with humor. My style has been described as warm, genuine, intuitive, and incisive. Together we can discover, explore, and hold what needs attending to, cultivating space for the fullness of your experience."
Alisa Birgy, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"I am a change oriented therapist and would like to support you in finding new solutions to old problems. I am part of a group practice that provides individual and group DBT, and I have experience working with individuals struggling with addiction. My other passion is parenting and pregnancy as I ran a parenting program for 12 years. I understand the stresses facing parents with young children, and will provide a trusting relationship where you can develop skills and experience more joy in parenting."
(415) 663-5488
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"I am a change oriented therapist and would like to support you in finding new solutions to old problems. I am part of a group practice that provides individual and group DBT, and I have experience working with individuals struggling with addiction. My other passion is parenting and pregnancy as I ran a parenting program for 12 years. I understand the stresses facing parents with young children, and will provide a trusting relationship where you can develop skills and experience more joy in parenting."
Christina Michelle Watkins, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MSW
Verified by Psychology Today
"Hello! Congratulations on the step you are making towards your healing. I understand the incredible bravery that is required to trust the sharing of one's story with another person, and I will do my best to create and maintain an atmosphere of safety, respect, and acceptance. I firmly believe that you are the expert on your experiences; within you already is the the capacity to fully heal from past wounds. I see myself as a "Co-explorer" on your journey to living the life you desire and want to assist you in trusting your own inner wisdom ."
(510) 698-9385
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"Hello! Congratulations on the step you are making towards your healing. I understand the incredible bravery that is required to trust the sharing of one's story with another person, and I will do my best to create and maintain an atmosphere of safety, respect, and acceptance. I firmly believe that you are the expert on your experiences; within you already is the the capacity to fully heal from past wounds. I see myself as a "Co-explorer" on your journey to living the life you desire and want to assist you in trusting your own inner wisdom ."
Mary Jane Weatherbee, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
"You’ve had difficult things happen in your life. Sometimes you feel like it’s your fault that you feel this bad and that you should just be able to get over it. Or you worry you are making a big deal out of nothing. You’re tired of feeling so bad. And you think that it might never get better. You want to feel less overwhelmed. And you want to make sense of your life. "
(510) 768-8235
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"You’ve had difficult things happen in your life. Sometimes you feel like it’s your fault that you feel this bad and that you should just be able to get over it. Or you worry you are making a big deal out of nothing. You’re tired of feeling so bad. And you think that it might never get better. You want to feel less overwhelmed. And you want to make sense of your life. "
Deanna Jimenez, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"I work with individuals, and couples who are looking to create more fulfilling relationships and lead happier, more balanced lives. Despite what brings you to therapy, my goal is for you to leave with the ability to respond effectively to life's challenges. I provide a safe, supportive environment for you to begin exploring your internal reality. Through mindfulness, interactive dialogue and practical wisdom we will get curious about old patterns that no longer serve you. Visit me at www.deannajimenez.com."
(510) 275-7180
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"I work with individuals, and couples who are looking to create more fulfilling relationships and lead happier, more balanced lives. Despite what brings you to therapy, my goal is for you to leave with the ability to respond effectively to life's challenges. I provide a safe, supportive environment for you to begin exploring your internal reality. Through mindfulness, interactive dialogue and practical wisdom we will get curious about old patterns that no longer serve you. Visit me at www.deannajimenez.com."
Valerie Alt, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
"Deciding to start therapy marks the start of a meaningful journey. Life is full of transitions that can make us feel lost, untethered, and stuck in limbo. My goal as a therapist is to help individuals thoughtfully navigate these crossroads and feel empowered to take steps towards a life they want to live."
(847) 457-1995
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"Deciding to start therapy marks the start of a meaningful journey. Life is full of transitions that can make us feel lost, untethered, and stuck in limbo. My goal as a therapist is to help individuals thoughtfully navigate these crossroads and feel empowered to take steps towards a life they want to live."
Erica Elena Berman, Associate Marriage & Family Therapist
Associate Marriage & Family Therapist, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
"Have you been feeling stressed, anxious, having a hard time sleeping or getting out of bed?Feeling stuck? I might be able to help. Through somatic inquiry, movement and other body based work, we can move forward in the process of helping you thrive in your life, not just survive. "
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"Have you been feeling stressed, anxious, having a hard time sleeping or getting out of bed?Feeling stuck? I might be able to help. Through somatic inquiry, movement and other body based work, we can move forward in the process of helping you thrive in your life, not just survive. "
Rose Phelps, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, MFT, CGP
Verified by Psychology Today
"It takes courage to start psychotherapy. Trying to find the right person to help you can be overwhelming. I understand how vulnerable this experience is and how important it is to help my clients relax and tell their stories. I see my role as therapist as a coach, guide, and collaborator for my clients as they access their inherent wisdom and courage to tackle their difficulties with renewed energy. I have a passion for helping women and men work through some of the hardest issues that involve her/his mind and body."
(510) 658-4344
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"It takes courage to start psychotherapy. Trying to find the right person to help you can be overwhelming. I understand how vulnerable this experience is and how important it is to help my clients relax and tell their stories. I see my role as therapist as a coach, guide, and collaborator for my clients as they access their inherent wisdom and courage to tackle their difficulties with renewed energy. I have a passion for helping women and men work through some of the hardest issues that involve her/his mind and body."
Dr. Amrita Mehta, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD, MS
Verified by Psychology Today
"As the founder of Savera, my team and I provide services in 3 primary areas: Psychotherapy, Psychological Evaluations, and Leadership Development. With extensive experience in evaluations for children and adults, we provide neuropsychological testing to assess for Autism Spectrum Disorder, learning differences, intellectual functioning, ADHD, other neurodevelopmental disorders, and socio-emotional functioning. We also offer evaluations to determine eligibility for academic, testing, and workplace accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). We provide testing for individuals seeking special accommodations for LSAT, EPPP, CPLEE, MCAT, GRE, GMAT, SAT, and other professional licensing exams."
(925) 276-2548
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"As the founder of Savera, my team and I provide services in 3 primary areas: Psychotherapy, Psychological Evaluations, and Leadership Development. With extensive experience in evaluations for children and adults, we provide neuropsychological testing to assess for Autism Spectrum Disorder, learning differences, intellectual functioning, ADHD, other neurodevelopmental disorders, and socio-emotional functioning. We also offer evaluations to determine eligibility for academic, testing, and workplace accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). We provide testing for individuals seeking special accommodations for LSAT, EPPP, CPLEE, MCAT, GRE, GMAT, SAT, and other professional licensing exams."

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For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in 94610 you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in 94610 and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in 94610 or family therapy in Oakland 94610.