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Katherine Jewett, MA LMFT
Psychotherapist

Katherine Jewett, MA LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #100342

In 94523 - Nearby to Albany.

No two people are exactly the same, so my approach to each client depends on her particular needs and goals. I take a top-down/bottom-up approach in that we work on how our minds control the body and how the body controls the mind, so that ultimately you have control over both. We will look at patterns that are working and patterns that aren't in terms of emotions, relationships, and behaviors. We figure out how those patterns originated so that we know how to eliminate what's not working and find new, more functional patterns. Science shows us that talk therapy isn't just talk. Therapy literally changes the wiring of your brain to give you more choice, functionality, and joy.

Debbie Bauer, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Debbie Bauer, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94553 - Nearby to Albany.

Often in our lives we can benefit from having a safe compassionate listener outside of our family or friends circle. A neutral party that can be both direct and empathetic can help you examine troubling emotions and life issues that are contributing to a less than satisfying life. You will feel heard and understood as we explore and move through obstacles that may be interfering with your stability. I will help you access your personal strengths and resources to develop strategies to change what is not working and learn new ways to be healthier / happier in your world. Life will never be perfect however our ability to manage life can make a world of difference in our well being.

Todd Harvey, MFT
Psychotherapist

Todd Harvey, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94705 - Nearby to Albany.

Healthy relationships make healthy people. Unfortunately, about 50% of our society, while their parents may have loved them dearly, didn't get enough attachment and connection. When this happens, the normal / natural response is depression, anger, excess perfectionism, feeling uncomfortable in your skin, etc. While I may use several modalities, I am always being present and attuning to you in a way that gives you permission to be who you are. My experience is this creates a re-wiring of the "attachment / connecting" neuropathways in your brain. My clients, usually between 6 months and 2 years experience significant emotional shifts that allow them to feel comfortable in their own skin.

Anny Papatheodorou, MA, MA, MSc
Psychotherapist

Anny Papatheodorou, MA, MA, MSc

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94596 - Nearby to Albany.

As an integrative psychotherapist, my style of practice is eclectic, multifaceted, and tailored to your own needs. With a foundation in depth psychotherapy, I blend mindful self-compassion, parts-work (Internal Family Systems/IFS), as well as humanistic and relational approaches to facilitate your healing process. We will work towards building insight and bringing to consciousness elements of your experience that may have remained hidden, or obstructed, yet continue to often show up in undermining ways in your day-to-day experience. By building insight, we learn and cultivate new ways to respond to life, instead of coming from a place of reaction.

Jenny Forman, Ph.D
Psychotherapist

Jenny Forman, Ph.D

Clinical Psychologist

In 94925 - Nearby to Albany.

I enjoy providing psychotherapy to help others gain greater clarity about their challenges and take next steps towards their personal growth and development. I provide short-term therapy targeted at addressing one or two issues, as well as long-term therapy to address several challenges that may be impacting many aspects of one's life. I emphasize creating a safe and caring environment in which confidentiality is of utmost importance. My clients often benefit from psychotherapy by developing greater clarity, empowerment, resiliency, compassion, connectedness within themselves and in their relationship with others, self-confidence, and effectiveness in handling difficult life situations.

John Snyder, Psy.D.
Psychotherapist

John Snyder, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 94129 - Nearby to Albany.

I help men and teens who are struggling with emotional pain, transform their lives. More than a decade's worth of focus on men's issues has taught me that men can experience and express emotion differently than women. In addition to my role as a psychotherapist, I am also Research Director at the San Francisco Psychotherapy Research Group, where I study the processes that lead to effective psychotherapy. My combined clinical and research background means that I am very aware of the most current and effective methods in psychotherapy, allowing me to utilize a warm, compassionate, and scientifically-informed approach to help my clients achieve the maximum benefits possible.

Lawrence Tunis, Ed.D, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Lawrence Tunis, Ed.D, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 94960 - Nearby to Albany.

Early wounding in life is the key cause of the issues and problems we have in our present lives. I believe in exploring and experienceing our early painful and angry feelings to associate them with how we deal with our relationships, our jobs and/or the community. I believe that the strong feelings of anger and love we have or had for our parents are reflected in our current relationships. I also believe that the modeling of behavior in our early lives will be reflected in how we act today. If this has a negative bent to it, it can be readily repaired through the empathetic and reflective counseling that I provide..

Philippe Nicolay, MS, MFT
Psychotherapist

Philippe Nicolay, MS, MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94402 - Nearby to Albany.

As a Psychotherapist who has practiced both in Belgium and California I have a keen understanding about how multi-cultural issues such as immigration, culture-shock and re-entry shock can affect a person or relationship. Since each person or relationship is Unique I make use of several therapeutic techniques. I have a wealth of experience helping people with a variety of issues either through the means of individual psychotherapy or couples counseling. Feel free to contact me with any questions you might have or check out my website at: HTTP://PhilippeNicolayMFT.com

Charis Khoury, MA, MFT
Psychotherapist

Charis Khoury, MA, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94609 - Nearby to Albany.

You don't need to do it all alone. And turns out, as more and more brain research is showing us, you're not meant to. Many of our original wounds, with echoes in our current lives, come from past and often early relationships. And while there are many valuable paths to healing, psychotherapy provides a special safe relationship in which these past experiences can be rewired and new aspects of yourself can be discovered or rediscovered. With compassionate reflection, encouragement, and challenge, transformation can happen!

Jill Kane, Psy.D.
Psychotherapist

Jill Kane, Psy.D.

Psychologist

In 94901 - Nearby to Albany.

Psychotherapy is a great tool to help you understand yourself better. Everybody can benefit from the self-knowledge that psychotherapy brings. With insight, understanding and humor you can live the life you want without the stumbling blocks the unexamined life brings. Psychotherapy can help you reveal the unconscious process that motivates and defines you. Self understanding is the key to making the good decisions that lead to a happy and fulfilled life.

John Kane, AMFT, APCC
Psychotherapist

John Kane, AMFT, APCC

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94520 - Nearby to Albany.

In laymen's terms, psychotherapy is the opportunity to talk about and process your problems or challenges with a trained therapist. Sometimes, we don't need someone to try to fix our problems for us, which is what most of our friends try to do when we talk about them. Sometimes we need someone who will listen and be a sounding board so we can think through and process for ourselves. I want to support you with your goals and your needs and we can make a therapy plan (psychotherapy or other types) that you feel will best suit your needs. Most importantly, I provide that safe environment for you to be able to be vulnerable, talk about, and process whatever is on your heart and in your mind.

Natalie M. Mills, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Natalie M. Mills, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94102 - Nearby to Albany.

Feeling stuck in a cycle that is causing you pain or a lack of fulfillment leaves you open to increased stress, followed by more pain and lack of fulfillment. This puts a strain on your relationships and your sense of well-being. Maybe you feel stuck in addiction, depression, anxiety, a relationship you want to change, a job that doesn't satisfy you anymore. Maybe you have specific ways of interacting with people that you find doesn't serve you anymore- yelling, arguing, passivity, keeping your guard up. We explore your patterns, your symptoms and the reasons they were useful to you. I will teach you knew ways of managing your emotions and ways to diminish patterns that no longer serve you.

Glenn Fleisch, Ph.D., MFT
Psychotherapist

Glenn Fleisch, Ph.D., MFT

Licensed psychotherapist

In 94590 - Nearby to Albany.

My psychotherapy is a relational, bodily and experiential process that aims to bring more life and renewed energy to places that have been broken, wounded or suppressed. Together, we form a close , collaborative bond in which we co-create pathways toward healing and growth. I use the whole body as a tool for awareness and resourcing- and help you learn how to access the inner wisdom of your body. In addition to sitting, talking and listening, I offer other possibilities for processing in sessions- standing, moving, awareness of gestures, posture and inviting forms of expression and dramatization so that we can directly experience ourselves in new ways.

Rawna Romero, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Rawna Romero, LMFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

In 94501 - Nearby to Albany.

We are all born with the capacity for joy and love, but sometimes, as adults, we forget the wondrous sense of possibility or dreams we once had for our lives. Psychotherapy can help you reconnect with yourself and your hopes and aspirations for your life. It can also help you: (1) Develop more awareness about your needs (2) Express yourself more openly and authentically (3) Understand the ways your childhood impacts your experience of yourself as an adult (4) Cope with circumstances such as loss, illness, disability, anxiety, depression, parenting, marriage, aging, care-giving or conflicts in the workplace. If you would like to discuss your needs, please call me at 415-533-9724.

Ellie Zarrabian, PhD, CMT
Psychotherapist

Ellie Zarrabian, PhD, CMT

Mental Health Advisor / Coach / Healer

In 94610 - Nearby to Albany.

If you are interested in exploring spirituality as a way to deepen or heal your relationships, or to find a career that is more in alignment with your higher calling in life, then Transpersonal counseling can be very helpful for you. I am a spiritually oriented psychologist and I specialize in working with dynamic, professional and spiritually focused women.

Jenny Liu, MEd. MFT. NLP. Confidence Coach
Psychotherapist

Jenny Liu, MEd. MFT. NLP. Confidence Coach

Online Therapist & Coach, Online Career Counselor

In 91301 - Nearby to Albany.

FRUSTRATED AND STRESSED OUT? Not happy in a relationship? Suffering from anxiety or depression? Unsure where to go from here? Looking for some solution to a complicated issue? I can help! In therapy, you can work through your inner conflicts, feelings of sadness, anger, guilt, and move on to clarity, decisiveness, peace and empowerment. I am interested in your journey to a better life. Call me for a free telephone consultation session.

Carol Jaron, MS, MFT, CHT
Psychotherapist

Carol Jaron, MS, MFT, CHT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94401 - Nearby to Albany.

Entering psychotherapy can provide and rich and healing journey of understanding of yourself and moving past stuck places right now and from times earlier in your life. I am delighted to be your guide in this powerful process that can get you through old trauma, gently move you forward from belefs and behaviors that feel toxic or unnatural to your mind and body, and bring your thoughts, emotions and physical self into a healthier place. Some individuals benefit from discovering origins of where their struggles came from, understanding and clearing that, and others get a lot out of adding ways of moving in new directions inside and outside right here and now. Relief can be enjoyed!

Stephen Sperber, Ph.D, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Stephen Sperber, Ph.D, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94596 - Nearby to Albany.

As a psychotherapist, my goal is to support my clients in their process of personal discovery. My intention is to create a safe environment in which to support and facilitate my clients’ personal growth. I encourage my clients to learn and practice the kinds of behaviors that provide them with feelings of clarity and personal satisfaction. I help clients identify concerns, problems or situations in their lives that interfere with their ability to feel happy and function successfully. In the course of exploring the nature and cause of their unhappiness or frustration they are better able to effect changes in their attitudes and behaviors, thereby making their lives more fulfilling.

Tatra-Li De La Rosa, MA
Psychotherapist

Tatra-Li De La Rosa, MA

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94109 - Nearby to Albany.

Psychotherapy is one tool of many that we might use to help us to heal the past, make changes in the present or to realign ourselves to manifest more of our gifts and talents. I have over 10 years of working with clients to transform their lives and feel that with support, kindness, clarity and compassion (with a hefty dose of curiosity!) we can come to love and accept ourselves as we truly are, even when the costs are high. Sometimes we have deep inner conflicts that feel impassable and in my years of experience helping clients to work through this and many other types of struggles, I have seen the power of therapy to heal pain and trauma and use them as gifts of empowerment and freedom.

Shohreh Schmuecker, MA. LMFT (#105346)
Psychotherapist

Shohreh Schmuecker, MA. LMFT (#105346)

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94549 - Nearby to Albany.

Psychotherapy offers a safe space where you can truly be yourself, without worrying about offending those closest to you. Psychotherapy can also offer a place to try out new behaviors, communication styles, explorations and ideas. My approach to therapy brings attention to the emotional, relational and physical experiences you are having as well as looking thoughtfully and compassionately at your history, patterns, and the strengths and growing edges that you bring.

Vanessa Hughes, PhD, MA, MFT, MAT, MAICS, SEP
Psychotherapist

Vanessa Hughes, PhD, MA, MFT, MAT, MAICS, SEP

WELL COACHED LIFE| GRIT Kids Coaching

Available for Online Therapy

I work with an entire person--the mind, emotions, body, spirit, relationships. I offer an alternative approach to traditional psychotherapy because sometimes we are stuck beyond our thoughts. I believe we are often stuck beyond how we think about something, but by how our body holds and remembers the experiences. After all, we feel the anxiety in our chest, shoulders or stomach. When we are depressed, we struggle to move, sleep, concentrate etc. I work to remove the block from wherever it is stuck. My clients come to me after years of ineffective therapy. They are looking for more than talking about their struggles or identifying how they think about them in favor of a change in living.

UniHealth Counseling and Psychology, LCSW
Psychotherapist

UniHealth Counseling and Psychology, LCSW

LCSW

In 94110 - Nearby to Albany.

Our approach to psychotherapy focuses on your past, present and future. In doing so, we explore your storied experiences, and your relationship to those narratives. Through dialogue, we support healthy self-talk, healthy habits for mind and body, reflection and mindfulness on what you could do in response to situations and circumstances, and explore the values and attributions you place on the decisions you make. We consider psychotherapy as an individualized process, tailored for each client based on specific circumstances and life goals. Our approach centers on an attentive and supportive environment for positive healthy change.

Kimberly Koljat, LMFT, LIMFT-S, RPT-S, RDT
Psychotherapist

Kimberly Koljat, LMFT, LIMFT-S, RPT-S, RDT

Licensed Independent Marriage and Family Therapist Supervisor

Available for Online Therapy

Therapy is not a one size fits all experience. Though I extensively trained to understand specific theories of practice, I utilize a "prescriptive" approach. This means I will adapt to your needs in treatment. I provide play therapy, drama therapy, and experiential creative arts therapies, but plenty of my clients also utilize "talk therapy" just as much. Therapy is co-created, it is relational, and it is in the therapeutic relationship where we seek personal growth to apply outside the therapy room. I work with children, adolescents, and adult individual clients, frequently female identified, LGBTIQ+ adults, adults with creative blocks, and adults burnt out about their work.

Meredith Reddoch, MA, LMFT, SEP
Psychotherapist

Meredith Reddoch, MA, LMFT, SEP

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94596 - Nearby to Albany.

I provide a safe, calm, friendly, empathetic & down to earth environment for you in session. Making changes or gaining a better understanding about your life can be challenging. I will lend support to you whether you are experiencing a crisis, going through a transition in life or are interested in learning more about yourself & relationships. Maybe you have sought therapy before or this is the first time, I am here to assist you with all of your therapy goals. No matter who you are and what you have experienced, we all can benefit from psychotherapy. Together we can work on achieving your therapy goals.

Elizabeth Hayes, Psy.D, MFT
Psychotherapist

Elizabeth Hayes, Psy.D, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94110 - Nearby to Albany.

Finding a therapist that you connect with can be a daunting task. Making connections is one of my strengths. I have the utmost respect for each person seeking therapy and for the therapeutic process itself. Whether you are struggling, going through a transition, or looking to better understand your inner world our work can help you achieve new levels of awareness. My style is warm and non-judgmental. We can work together to uncover and understand how your unique individual life experiences shape how you feel and live. Together we can strive to make meaning, increase awareness, and minimize suffering.



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Albany is located in Alameda County, California. It has a land area of 1.78 square miles and a water area of 3.67 square miles.  The population of Albany is 19,735 people with 7,377 households and a median annual income of $79,596. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Albany, CA

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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Albany for the average family. While sustaining a commitment to therapy is usually not an issue, if mental health treatment feels like a burden please ask your counselor about accepted insurance plans or sliding scale fees. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Albany public health department.