Jonna Cohen
Marriage & Family Therapist, M Ed, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Orinda, CA 94563
I am warm, honest, direct, and passionate about empowering my clients to discover the best version of themselves, creating the possibility of a more meaningful and fulfilling life experience. There are moments in all our lives when we feel overwhelmed and vulnerable by change. However, transitions in our lives can also create opportunity for growth and greater connection to ourselves and our environment. I can help you find greater joy and fulfillment in your life.
Women's Issues
(925) 403-4553
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Orinda, CA 94563
Women's Issues
I am warm, honest, direct, and passionate about empowering my clients to discover the best version of themselves, creating the possibility of a more meaningful and fulfilling life experience. There are moments in all our lives when we feel overwhelmed and vulnerable by change. However, transitions in our lives can also create opportunity for growth and greater connection to ourselves and our environment. I can help you find greater joy and fulfillment in your life.
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Lynn Davilla Shields
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
I work with individuals, couples and families that are ready for help and wanting to make a change in their life. For over 20 years I've treated depression, anxiety, eating disorders, relationship problems, as well as difficulties stemming from past abuse or trauma. I do not have a one size fits all philosophy of psychotherapy. I have been trained in Psychodynamic, Cognitive Behavioral, Dialectical Behavioral, Family Systems as well as other methods of therapy; and I draw on whatever techniques and methods work best for each unique individual or individuals with whom I'm working.
Women's Issues
(925) 231-3381
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Orinda, CA 94563
Women's Issues
I work with individuals, couples and families that are ready for help and wanting to make a change in their life. For over 20 years I've treated depression, anxiety, eating disorders, relationship problems, as well as difficulties stemming from past abuse or trauma. I do not have a one size fits all philosophy of psychotherapy. I have been trained in Psychodynamic, Cognitive Behavioral, Dialectical Behavioral, Family Systems as well as other methods of therapy; and I draw on whatever techniques and methods work best for each unique individual or individuals with whom I'm working.
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Mira Counseling, Mira Underwood
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Counseling can help you through challenging times and be life changing. I have dedicated myself to helping adults with serious life challenges by providing therapy and education to empower my clients to: make sense of their feelings, not feel alone, hurt less, re-frame their life narratives, develop healthy coping skills, and feel more confident. I specialize in life transitions, grief, loss, health issues, depression, anxiety, family conflicts, immigration issues, domestic violence/abuse, and death & dying. Typically, my clients decide to work with me because they trust me to guide them toward a place of peace and hope.
Women's Issues
(925) 962-5207
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Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Women's Issues
Counseling can help you through challenging times and be life changing. I have dedicated myself to helping adults with serious life challenges by providing therapy and education to empower my clients to: make sense of their feelings, not feel alone, hurt less, re-frame their life narratives, develop healthy coping skills, and feel more confident. I specialize in life transitions, grief, loss, health issues, depression, anxiety, family conflicts, immigration issues, domestic violence/abuse, and death & dying. Typically, my clients decide to work with me because they trust me to guide them toward a place of peace and hope.
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Anita Bardsley
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
I am passionate about working with people who are struggling with many of life’s challenges, such as depression, anxiety, relationship issues, grief & loss, emotional eating, self-esteem, trauma, and other related challenges. In addition, I am interested in helping those who are going through life transitions and existential issues. Many of the people I work with want to understand themselves at a deeper level, transform their limiting beliefs, reduce anxiety and depression, seek more meaning in life, and become better versions of themselves. They no longer want to suffer - they want to be empowered, self-confident, and at peace.
Women's Issues
(925) 526-7528
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Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Women's Issues
I am passionate about working with people who are struggling with many of life’s challenges, such as depression, anxiety, relationship issues, grief & loss, emotional eating, self-esteem, trauma, and other related challenges. In addition, I am interested in helping those who are going through life transitions and existential issues. Many of the people I work with want to understand themselves at a deeper level, transform their limiting beliefs, reduce anxiety and depression, seek more meaning in life, and become better versions of themselves. They no longer want to suffer - they want to be empowered, self-confident, and at peace.
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Laura N. Naman
Psychologist, MA, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Hello. If you are exploring the Psychology today website you are likely searching for answers, help, or change for yourself, a family member, or loved one through a difficult experience. If you are taking this step for the first time, in need of additional psychological services, or looking to change providers I commend you for taking this step forward. My hope and goal for each client/family I work with is to help you achieve a “Eureka!” moment and make meaningful and change propelling personal discoveries – whether through the psychotherapy services that I offer or the psychological testing/evaluation services that I offer.
Women's Issues
(925) 900-5328
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Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Women's Issues
Hello. If you are exploring the Psychology today website you are likely searching for answers, help, or change for yourself, a family member, or loved one through a difficult experience. If you are taking this step for the first time, in need of additional psychological services, or looking to change providers I commend you for taking this step forward. My hope and goal for each client/family I work with is to help you achieve a “Eureka!” moment and make meaningful and change propelling personal discoveries – whether through the psychotherapy services that I offer or the psychological testing/evaluation services that I offer.
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Brooke Rawdin
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Orinda, CA 94563
When your child, teenager, or family is struggling or even suffering, finding a therapist who is authentic, engaged, and a direct communicator is vital. As a clinician who is experienced addressing mood, anxiety, and behavioral disorders in both individual and group therapy settings, I strive to offer deep listening and effective strategies that lead to significant changes and greater well-being.
Women's Issues
(925) 660-7971
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Orinda, CA 94563
Women's Issues
When your child, teenager, or family is struggling or even suffering, finding a therapist who is authentic, engaged, and a direct communicator is vital. As a clinician who is experienced addressing mood, anxiety, and behavioral disorders in both individual and group therapy settings, I strive to offer deep listening and effective strategies that lead to significant changes and greater well-being.
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Melissa Rapp
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
I work with individuals and couples to help reduce struggles and find ways to live more fulfilling, gratifying lives. Our relationship is the context in which we work to find where you're stuck, what's getting in your way, and ways to do things differently. My specialty areas include grief and loss, adoption, ADHD, race/class issues, work/life balance, LGBTQ issues, and divorce. I help people manage anxiety and mood problems. I help couples with concerns related to parenting, managing conflict, and addressing needs and expectations. I see communication as the grease that keeps relationships running smoothly, and I help facilitate good communication.
Women's Issues
(510) 822-7911
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Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Women's Issues
I work with individuals and couples to help reduce struggles and find ways to live more fulfilling, gratifying lives. Our relationship is the context in which we work to find where you're stuck, what's getting in your way, and ways to do things differently. My specialty areas include grief and loss, adoption, ADHD, race/class issues, work/life balance, LGBTQ issues, and divorce. I help people manage anxiety and mood problems. I help couples with concerns related to parenting, managing conflict, and addressing needs and expectations. I see communication as the grease that keeps relationships running smoothly, and I help facilitate good communication.
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Elizabeth Rae Walker
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MBA, MFT
Orinda, CA 94563
Living a life where struggling is a regular experience is difficult to change, because no one wants to feel worse. Therapy helps by talking through what's happened, what feels wrong and what ideas you have about it, all which may be conscious or unconscious. What's unconscious surfaces naturally through our dialogue together. Most people enter therapy afraid, because they don't know where to start or are overwhelmed because so much has happened. With over 25 years of experience, I can help you navigate this terrain to relieve pain, clarify thoughts and beliefs, and to improve feelings of well-being.
Women's Issues
(925) 259-3986
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Orinda, CA 94563
Women's Issues
Living a life where struggling is a regular experience is difficult to change, because no one wants to feel worse. Therapy helps by talking through what's happened, what feels wrong and what ideas you have about it, all which may be conscious or unconscious. What's unconscious surfaces naturally through our dialogue together. Most people enter therapy afraid, because they don't know where to start or are overwhelmed because so much has happened. With over 25 years of experience, I can help you navigate this terrain to relieve pain, clarify thoughts and beliefs, and to improve feelings of well-being.
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Mary Ann Kassier, LCSW, CGP
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CGP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
It is my belief that everyone navigates his or her way through their family of origin and early environment by developing strategies and coping techniques, essentially doing the best one can in the circumstances. Later, these ways of handling relationships and stressors can become limiting. Members of couples and families can also develop entrenched ways of relating that become partially based on assumptions. Frustration, anxiety, disappointment and resentment can result. Psychotherapy enables you to understand the evolution of these patterns and develop more choices in how you respond and relate to others.
Women's Issues
(925) 392-3899
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Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Women's Issues
It is my belief that everyone navigates his or her way through their family of origin and early environment by developing strategies and coping techniques, essentially doing the best one can in the circumstances. Later, these ways of handling relationships and stressors can become limiting. Members of couples and families can also develop entrenched ways of relating that become partially based on assumptions. Frustration, anxiety, disappointment and resentment can result. Psychotherapy enables you to understand the evolution of these patterns and develop more choices in how you respond and relate to others.
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Ladan Abdollahi
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
I enjoy working with individuals, couples, and families of diverse backgrounds to successfully overcome a variety of problems, including depressive, anxiety, trauma- and stressor-related, eating, obsessive-compulsive, substance use and addictive disorders; difficulties with interpersonal relationships or life transitions; and challenges related to education or employment. However, there is no prerequisite for engaging in therapy, which can be a preemptive measure to care for and strengthen psychological and emotional well-being, a catalyst for personal development and self-actualization, and mechanism to enhance quality of life.
Women's Issues
(415) 539-2566
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Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Women's Issues
I enjoy working with individuals, couples, and families of diverse backgrounds to successfully overcome a variety of problems, including depressive, anxiety, trauma- and stressor-related, eating, obsessive-compulsive, substance use and addictive disorders; difficulties with interpersonal relationships or life transitions; and challenges related to education or employment. However, there is no prerequisite for engaging in therapy, which can be a preemptive measure to care for and strengthen psychological and emotional well-being, a catalyst for personal development and self-actualization, and mechanism to enhance quality of life.
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Jill Pettegrew
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Almost everyone can benefit from therapy at some point in their life to gain a deeper understanding of themselves and to manage life challenges. You may struggle with issues that are getting in the way of relationships, home life, dreams, or career goals. Perhaps you just have a general sense that your life could be fuller or richer than it is right now. Your child may be using challenging behaviors to communicate, and my goal is to help you identify the feeling or need underneath the behavior. No matter where you are on your journey, I am here to help.
Women's Issues
(925) 308-6168
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Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Women's Issues
Almost everyone can benefit from therapy at some point in their life to gain a deeper understanding of themselves and to manage life challenges. You may struggle with issues that are getting in the way of relationships, home life, dreams, or career goals. Perhaps you just have a general sense that your life could be fuller or richer than it is right now. Your child may be using challenging behaviors to communicate, and my goal is to help you identify the feeling or need underneath the behavior. No matter where you are on your journey, I am here to help.
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Tara Rech
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Therapy can help you overcome difficulties, live creatively, and feel more alive. Many people become stuck in ways of thinking and living that no longer serve them. Through a caring therapeutic relationship, you can develop the courage to live in a meaningful and fulfilling way. Over the past 17 years, I have helped people with a wide variety of issues work through significant challenges, freeing them to make better choices. In addition to my clinical work, I teach and supervise at various training programs throughout the Bay Area, and am the Director of Counseling at California College of the Arts.
Women's Issues
(510) 470-7909
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Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Women's Issues
Therapy can help you overcome difficulties, live creatively, and feel more alive. Many people become stuck in ways of thinking and living that no longer serve them. Through a caring therapeutic relationship, you can develop the courage to live in a meaningful and fulfilling way. Over the past 17 years, I have helped people with a wide variety of issues work through significant challenges, freeing them to make better choices. In addition to my clinical work, I teach and supervise at various training programs throughout the Bay Area, and am the Director of Counseling at California College of the Arts.
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Caroline Lewis
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
So much is happening in our world right now. Perhaps in the past, you have developed ways to feel okay with yourself and others but these ways of coping simply are not helping anymore. Although a part of you might want to keep going as is, deep down there is another part of you that desires better relationships, less anxiety, and inner confidence. I can help you. I successfully support my clients in developing outer and inner resources in order to have greater relationship success and the resiliency to not just survive but to thrive. My expertise includes working with highly sensitive adults, teens, and families.
Women's Issues
(510) 306-7286
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Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Women's Issues
So much is happening in our world right now. Perhaps in the past, you have developed ways to feel okay with yourself and others but these ways of coping simply are not helping anymore. Although a part of you might want to keep going as is, deep down there is another part of you that desires better relationships, less anxiety, and inner confidence. I can help you. I successfully support my clients in developing outer and inner resources in order to have greater relationship success and the resiliency to not just survive but to thrive. My expertise includes working with highly sensitive adults, teens, and families.
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Cecilia S. Kardel
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
I specialize in working with individuals, couples and families struggling with addictions, eating disorders, and relationship problems. I provide a safe space to explore experiences, make action plans, educate on neurobiological impact, work through stigma, grieve the unexpected, or see how the past pushes into the present. We cannot control what crosses our path, but we can see ourselves as brave enough to face it. I won't shy away from the hard stuff. I will support you to stabilize stress response, repair ruptures in relationships, improve self-concept, and to recognize and release patterns that may perpetuate the problem.
Women's Issues
(917) 960-7685
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Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Women's Issues
I specialize in working with individuals, couples and families struggling with addictions, eating disorders, and relationship problems. I provide a safe space to explore experiences, make action plans, educate on neurobiological impact, work through stigma, grieve the unexpected, or see how the past pushes into the present. We cannot control what crosses our path, but we can see ourselves as brave enough to face it. I won't shy away from the hard stuff. I will support you to stabilize stress response, repair ruptures in relationships, improve self-concept, and to recognize and release patterns that may perpetuate the problem.
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Kat M. Davis
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
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.
Women's Issues
(510) 567-4222
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Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Women's Issues
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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Ann Colberson Schiebert
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Now offering telephone and online therapy to address trauma, addiction, depression, anxiety, relationship challenges and support to get you through reactions to the Coronavirus pandemic. Call (510) 917-4001 to book an appointment. I am a licensed clinical psychologist, a certified Brain Spotting therapist and provide Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for trauma survivors. A specialist in addiction, codependency, dual diagnosis as well as an expert in family and marriage counseling and communication. Author of the "Let's Make a Contract" series of books on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and my website. Learn how to re-script your life!
Women's Issues
(510) 592-6830
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Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Women's Issues
Now offering telephone and online therapy to address trauma, addiction, depression, anxiety, relationship challenges and support to get you through reactions to the Coronavirus pandemic. Call (510) 917-4001 to book an appointment. I am a licensed clinical psychologist, a certified Brain Spotting therapist and provide Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for trauma survivors. A specialist in addiction, codependency, dual diagnosis as well as an expert in family and marriage counseling and communication. Author of the "Let's Make a Contract" series of books on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and my website. Learn how to re-script your life!
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Alison Jill McCabe
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Life can be hard. Things that may feel easy at one time, feel impossible at another. Sometimes, there are issues that feel like they'll never go away. I work to create an environment where we can think together about what is troubling you and get to the root of the issues, so lasting change can be possible.
Women's Issues
(510) 681-0303
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Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Women's Issues
Life can be hard. Things that may feel easy at one time, feel impossible at another. Sometimes, there are issues that feel like they'll never go away. I work to create an environment where we can think together about what is troubling you and get to the root of the issues, so lasting change can be possible.
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Kathleen Haley
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
I help couples who have experienced wounding or have drifted apart, feel connected and whole again. I also help couples who are on the brink of separation or divorce decide whether to try to restore their marriage to health, or move towards divorce. I help individuals improve their relationships with others, and develop new connections that bring increased sense of worth and emotional aliveness. I also work with adolescents questioning their sexuality and gender-expansive youth. I have a flexible schedule with afternoon, evening and Saturday appointments.
Women's Issues
(925) 233-4515
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Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Women's Issues
I help couples who have experienced wounding or have drifted apart, feel connected and whole again. I also help couples who are on the brink of separation or divorce decide whether to try to restore their marriage to health, or move towards divorce. I help individuals improve their relationships with others, and develop new connections that bring increased sense of worth and emotional aliveness. I also work with adolescents questioning their sexuality and gender-expansive youth. I have a flexible schedule with afternoon, evening and Saturday appointments.
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Marlies Rosmark
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
We all need support because at times life can be difficult. It may be enough to talk with friends or other people you trust but sometimes not. Maybe you are feeling alone or not connected with yourself and people around you. Therapy can be a way to help you reconnect. I offer a genuine environment in which we look together how you can get back on track. I believe that connection is a basic human need: being connected with yourself and with the people around you. This is a core value in all of my work.
Women's Issues
(925) 660-7983
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Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Women's Issues
We all need support because at times life can be difficult. It may be enough to talk with friends or other people you trust but sometimes not. Maybe you are feeling alone or not connected with yourself and people around you. Therapy can be a way to help you reconnect. I offer a genuine environment in which we look together how you can get back on track. I believe that connection is a basic human need: being connected with yourself and with the people around you. This is a core value in all of my work.
Emy Zettner
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Therapy offers potential for healing and opportunity for growth, and I am passionate about supporting clients through this process. I work with individuals, couples, and families in a variety of practice areas including anxiety, depression, relational conflict, identity development, and life transitions. I believe that each person has a unique story and carries valuable potential that is waiting to be unlocked and refined. I guide clients toward developing the personal strength and balance needed to meet life’s challenges, and I empower clients to live authentic, purposeful, and connected lives. I help clients uncover patterns that they seek to change and work with them to find new, creative solutions for moving forward to achieve their goals. As a former educator, I have extensive experience working with children and adolescents. I understand the challenges that both children and parents face in today’s world and how these affect family dynamics. Since relational interactions are important to mental and emotional health, I work with clients on developing positive communication skills in order to experience more fulfilling and harmonious relationships in all areas of life.
Women's Issues
(925) 403-4011
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Office is near:
Orinda, CA 94563
Women's Issues
Therapy offers potential for healing and opportunity for growth, and I am passionate about supporting clients through this process. I work with individuals, couples, and families in a variety of practice areas including anxiety, depression, relational conflict, identity development, and life transitions. I believe that each person has a unique story and carries valuable potential that is waiting to be unlocked and refined. I guide clients toward developing the personal strength and balance needed to meet life’s challenges, and I empower clients to live authentic, purposeful, and connected lives. I help clients uncover patterns that they seek to change and work with them to find new, creative solutions for moving forward to achieve their goals. As a former educator, I have extensive experience working with children and adolescents. I understand the challenges that both children and parents face in today’s world and how these affect family dynamics. Since relational interactions are important to mental and emotional health, I work with clients on developing positive communication skills in order to experience more fulfilling and harmonious relationships in all areas of life.

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Women's Issues Therapists
Orinda women's therapists who have a special focus on women and women's issues, including women's emotional health, women's mental health and life transitions for women. Women's counseling in Orinda may include caring for women and for women's self esteem, help for abused women, battered women and career women. Counseling for women and psychotherapy for women in Orinda help with mental health issues and life transitions.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Orinda are able to work with a wide range of issues and communities, including the BIPOC community in Orinda. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in Orinda

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