Therapists in Livermore , CA and Nearby Locations

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My name is Angela Grau and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. My practice is centered around the idea that the most important relationship we have is with ourselves. It is crucial that we explore this relationship with authenticity, curiosity...
Iris Cohen
MFT, EFT
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Los Altos, California

Coming from another country, I am very aware of sensitive issues related to cultural differences. Therefore, I incorporate an open-minded approach when working with couples, parents and children's relationship issues, low self-esteem, anxiety, and...
Dorothy Kaufmann
LMFT, Ph.D
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Oakland, California

I am an older therapist engaged in my second career. In my previous life in higher education (PhD, Columbia University), I taught and wrote in the humanities, which I see as informing my present vocation. I grew up in Queens, New York in a family of...
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Santa Cruz, California

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Having been in practice since 1976, Xander Abrams, Ph. D. is a California licensed marriage and family psychotherapist. The focus of Xander's practice is on life transition and wellness. Additional certifications include: California State...
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Oakland, California

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I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a practice in downtown San Francisco. I have a warm, relational approach. I help individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, relationship concerns, career questions, and family of origin issues. I...
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From acceptance of the present moment, psychotherapy is a step into the unknown. For a moment, you forget what you thought you knew about yourself, life and the world, and see what emerges. The role of the therapist is that of a companion,...
Jacob Donnelly
LCSW, MSW
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Berkeley, California

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California

Whether you want to get support around new changes in your life that are causing you pain and worry, or work through problems that have been with you for years, my goal is to help you feel relief, feel empowered, and adjust to the things that are...
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Santa Cruz, California

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Shine a Light Counseling Center offers quality psychotherapy to adults, children, teens, couples and families. We accept payment on a sliding scale and through Medi-Cal insurance. Director, Tim Hartnett, LMFT, supervises our diverse staff. We can...
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San Francisco, California

With adults and adolescents, I find my approach to focus on empathetic, nonjudgmental listening. Therapy, at its best, is a conversation where we can work together to better understand what you need, who you are, and what has happened in your life...
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Oakland, California

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California

I have been in practice as a licensed clinical social worker since 1983. I have a private practice in both Oakland and Walnut Creek California. I am a very seasoned therapist and work with the broad range of issues that bring people into...
Leslie Baker
LMFT, MA
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Pleasanton, California

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California

Licensed since 1991, Leslie as a family counselor has over twenty years of experience in the field of psychotherapy. She graduated Magna cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Child Development/Family Studies from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo....
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Davis, California

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I have had a State Licensed Private Practice for 27 years. Many of my concentrations are listed above. In addition I work a lot with Anger Mgt. , family reunification, communication, executive functioning , corperate coaching for executives and...
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San Francisco, California

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California

You try to have everything in your life go a certain way. You feel out of control and get upset when things do not work out. Every time you try to complete a project or organize your life, something goes awry. People tell you to relax and everything...
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San Francisco, California

You probably just want to feel better but the path of getting there can be complicated, otherwise you'd feel better already. If only the course was clearer.  Beginning a therapy can be a bit like choosing the "red pill." If you're afraid of the...
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My name is Sebastian Earl and I am a licensed psychotherapist (license # MFT 40124). I work with individuals, couples and families. I aim to provide an opportunity for people to grow and heal, in a safe, supportive, non-judgmental and nurturing...
Marcella Cox
LMFT, MS
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Marcella Cox is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in treating eating disorders in the San Francisco Bay Area and is the Founder and Clinical Director of Kindful Body. Kindful Body provides in-person and online counseling in...
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Oakland, California

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California

Are you trying to make a change or dealing with an inevitable turning point in life? My specialty is helping people work through stress, depression, relationship problems, work issues, and life transitions. Most clients who come to me find...
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Oakland, California

Hello! I am a queer artist, activist and therapist. I believe deeply in healing, and my practice as a therapist is one way I use my own healing journey to inform and create space for others to explore theirs. Therapy with me will focus on continuing...
Katie Flach
LMFT, MS
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San Jose, California

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California

Finding the right therapist for you can feel daunting! You might wonder if it's possible for someone to really get you and if opening up is worth the risk. I connect well with those who feel set apart from those around them or have difficulty...
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San Jose, California

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California

Leslie Gunterson is a sought after financial expert and strategist who after her second divorce completely remade her life after changing her internal beliefs about her worth, health, relationships, career, and her beliefs about money. Leslie's...
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Walnut Creek, California

I encourage growth in my clients by helping to increase their awareness of how behaviors and thought patterns affect their identity, relationships, and overall sense of well being. I view the therapeutic process as one of compassionate collaboration...
Patty Shirley
LMFT, LPCC 15, MA
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Danville, California

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California

Patty Shirley - East Bay Christian Counseling Feeling worried, anxious, sad, angry or frustrated? Having relationship and communication issues? I am a LMFT and a Registered Addiction Specialist. Areas of treatment include substance / alcohol /pill...
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I am a licensed psychotherapist and certified hypnotherapist with 20+ years of experience in the mental health field. I work with women who experience anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress, grief and loss, relationship challenges, and a host of...
Tina Stromsted
LMFT, LPC, MA, PhD, BC-DMT, RSME/T
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San Francisco, California

Tina Stromsted, Ph.D., MFT, LPCC, BC-DMT, RSME/T is a Jungian Analyst, licensed psychotherapist, Registered Dance/Movement Therapist (BC-DMT), and a Registered Somatic/Movement Educator & Therapist (RSME/T) with a private practice and...

An Overview of Mental Health in Livermore, California

Named after its founder Robert Livermore who first came to the area in the 1840s, the city of Livermore, California is a city rich in history and wine. It is California’s oldest wine region and began with the founder who planted the first commercial vines upon his arrival. However, great-tasting wine isn’t the only high point of this city. Livermore is home to both the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and the Sandia National Laboratory, two high-tech labs which are the top employers of the city’s residents. The discovery of the element Livermorium and the record for the world’s longest-lasting light bulb are two other notable achievements of Livermore.

In most aspects, Livermore is a thriving, wealthy community. The city has a population of 90,295 people with a median household income of $109,084. This city boasts a low 4.8 percent of its residents living in poverty and a 71.2 percent homeownership rate. However, even in a beautiful, luxurious city like Livermore, there are always people within the community that suffer from mental illness, which is why they must have access to the mental health resources they need.

Mental Illness Risk Factors in Livermore

Although a large number of residents living in Livermore appear to be doing well, several populations struggle with specific mental health concerns and mental illness.

Minorities

Although Livermore has a predominantly white population with 78.6 percent of residents claiming to be only white, the city includes many other races including Hispanics, Asians, Pacific Islanders, Native Americans, and African Americans. Poverty is a much larger issue among minorities in this area, especially African Americans and Pacific Islanders. While only 3.87 percent of white residents are living in poverty, 24.16 percent of Pacific Islanders and 26.35 percent of African Americans live below the poverty line. Living in poverty increases one’s chance of having a mental illness and often creates barriers for people to get the help they need.

Elderly

The average age of Livermore residents is 39.4 with 12.6 percent of the community being 65 years or older. Mental health is a growing concern for older adults with approximately 20 percent of adults 55 years and older experiencing depression and anxiety disorders. In 2017, Alameda County’s mental health hospitalization rates raised with age. A total of 12,488 adults 65 years or older accounted for these hospitalizations with 7,408 being over the age of 85. Many of these hospitalizations were due to depression.

Many proposed factors contribute to these statistics including issues with dislocation and poverty, medical problems, reduced mobility and independence, the loss of loved ones, medication issues, and ageism.

Veterans

Livermore, California is home to approximately 4,195 veterans, 47 percent of which fought in Vietnam. According to a 2014 study, about 25 percent of active duty members showed signs of having a mental health condition. The most common mental health issues veterans often have to deal with are posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and traumatic brain injury. An estimated 31 percent of Vietnam veterans suffer from PTSD. Unfortunately, only 50 percent of veterans who need assistance for their mental health issues seek help, and only half of those individuals get the care they need. Other alarming statistics state that 37,878 American veterans are homeless and that an average of 20 veterans die by suicide every day.

One major concern of the veteran community in Livermore is that the Department of Veterans Affairs is planning to close the VA Hospital in the city, even though a VA Hospital has never been closed before anywhere in the United States. Although other VA hospitals are being constructed in nearby cities, they are still a long drive away for veterans who need care for physical and mental health issues living in Livermore.