Find a Therapist in El Cerrito, California.

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Rae Mountz, MA
Psychotherapist

Rae Mountz, MA

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94602 - Nearby to El Cerrito.

My technique is based in psychodynamic relational-cultural psychotherapy. This means that I hold our relationship, the unconscious process between us, and your personal--experiences, identities, struggles, successes and strengths--in the context of your social-culutral-familiar locations in society. I pay close attention to your unconscious process (the part of your mind you are not aware of but that is affecting your emotions and behaviors) to better understand what your needing to express, feel and work through, in order for healing to take place inside of you and between us.   

Maren Gleason, LCSW
Psychotherapist

Maren Gleason, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 94583 - Nearby to El Cerrito.

I help clients find strengths and ways to manage difficult or challenging situations. I also help clients with histories of trauma and abuse come to terms with difficult memories, turning ghosts into ancestors. Ghosts scare us. Ancestors we remember, but they don't have the power to terrify us. Life provides many challenges that anyone can struggle with, whether it is a traumatic experience or a life long struggle to overcome anxieties, worries and depression. We all live in relationships and can learn so much about our strengths, challenges and possibilities. I would be happy to help you with understanding your relationships from a positive and strength based perspective.

Sara Denman, Psy.D.
Psychotherapist

Sara Denman, Psy.D.

Dr. Sara Denman

In 94526 - Nearby to El Cerrito.

Psychotherapy can be very helpful to most people for many different issues or challenges. Through psychotherapy, a person learns what his/her strengths and weakness are which is beneficial in developing ways to overcome struggles. Psychotherapy also helps put the puzzle together about how symptoms developed originally. Often this knowledge alone helps people figure out what path he/she should take to reach goals.

Elizabeth Hayes, Psy.D, MFT
Psychotherapist

Elizabeth Hayes, Psy.D, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94110 - Nearby to El Cerrito.

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.

Jay Reid, LPCC
Psychotherapist

Jay Reid, LPCC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

In 94104 - Nearby to El Cerrito.

I offer psychotherapy for people who have a specific issue they want to address or if there is no clear-cut understanding of the problem but life doesn't feel quite right. I collaborate with my clients to understand what they most would like their lives to feel like. Next, we identify the past and current experiences that may be interfering with living this kind of life. Most importantly we identify the constricting beliefs developed from these experiences and empower them to question these assumptions. Over time, they are able to adopt newer - more self-enhancing - beliefs about life and the world so that a satisfying and meaningful life becomes their reality.

Matthew Lindgren, MFT
Psychotherapist

Matthew Lindgren, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94612 - Nearby to El Cerrito.

Simply taking the time to observe thoughts and emotions is often enough to create a radical shift. Research shows that mindfulness interventions are particularly good at treating depression. I'm happy to offer these interventions to adults and children in my Oakland practice. http://matthewlindgren.com/Oakland-therapist-techniques/therapy-mindfulness.html

Jeff Cohen, MA, MFT
Psychotherapist

Jeff Cohen, MA, MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 94704 - Nearby to El Cerrito.

Surprising as it may be, what happens to us does not determine our happiness so much as how we relate to what happens. Psychotherapy provides an environment and an opportunity to explore the ways you relate to your experience, and in so doing to help you have more fulfilling relationships with others, and a greater sense of meaning and understanding in your life. It also helps you make better choices and change unhelpful, limiting behaviors and relational patterns. Incorporating Buddhist mindfulness practice, as well as current understanding of how the brain processes information, I'm very engaged and collaborative in helping you achieve the goals you want to address in our work.

Larry Lease, JD, MA, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Larry Lease, JD, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 94510 - Nearby to El Cerrito.

The best therapists are genuine, compassionate and insightful. As I listen, interact and guide, these are the values I hold most highly. I take an empathic, common-sense approach to exploring relationships with family, work and community. Trust, respect, and mutual understanding are hallmarks of a successful therapy relationship, allowing lasting change with safety and support. The goals: to challenge self-defeating patterns, deepen self-understanding, and participate in relationships with integrity, courage and an open heart. I work exclusively with adults and couples, using research-based methods to improve relationship skills and self confidence. Visit KinseyLeaseCounseling.com.

Theo Reynolds, RC
Psychotherapist

Theo Reynolds, RC

Relationship Counselor

In 94609 - Nearby to El Cerrito.

I use many techniques and tools to help people grow, heal and evolve. I start with inner mindfulness as the basis for all my work. I have extensive training in Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP). Also in Somatic Experiencing (SE) as well as some training in Hakomi. All three of these are styles of healing work that are experiential in nature. Recent studies show that what helps people heal more effectively is to have new, better experiences than you had in the past. So I help you have those experiences. This changes your brain patterns which changes how things affect you and how you respond. You end up feeling more at ease and confident as you move forward.

Myra Bernecker, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Myra Bernecker, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 94115 - Nearby to El Cerrito.

Psychotherapy is the use of psychological methods to help a person change behavior and overcome problems in a positive manner. Its aim is to help people understand the thoughts behind feeling anxious or depressed and addressing these thinking patterns. Psychotherapy will help you change behaviors and habits that are limiting you, to experiencing your fullest potential.

Rawna Romero, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Rawna Romero, LMFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

In 94501 - Nearby to El Cerrito.

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.

Alex Hoeplinger Patten, M.A., LMFT
Psychotherapist

Alex Hoeplinger Patten, M.A., LMFT

LMFT 98700

In 94704 - Nearby to El Cerrito.

My approach is grounded in an existential-humanistic psychology tradition that is inspired by relational and psychodynamic therapeutic philosophies. What this essentially means is that I see my role as your therapist as one that tries to see you in a holistic way through dialogue so that you may better see yourself (your patterns, meaning behind your experience, etc.), and create the person that you want to become through a healthier mindset and future choices.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 94563 - Nearby to El Cerrito.

James Hillman once said, "We've had a hundred years of psychotherapy and the world is getting worse." While there are many occasions where the validation and listening endemic to psychotherapy makes sense, there are times where we over assume that "feeling better" and "changing behavior" are the same. Grey Matters International, Inc. goes after the forgotten brain laws to behavior change that therapists miss when processing hours and hours of dialogues with people. Utilizing a cutting edge technology to facilitate the emotional process of change, we can make the therapy process way more effective, faster, and with less money spent. Contact kevin@kevinflemingphd.com or 877-606-6161.



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El Cerrito is located in Contra Costa County, California. It has a land area of 3.65 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of El Cerrito is 24,954 people with 9,981 households and a median annual income of $88,737. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for El Cerrito, CA

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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in El Cerrito 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 El Cerrito public health department.