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(510) 473-2440

 

 

Niku (Nick) Shah

Associate MFT

#121043

 

My therapeutic approach is to create a safe and welcoming space where we can, together, explore some of life challenges. My therapeutic approach includes a blend of psychodynamic and transpersonal therapy modalities. I am also trained in Brainspotting as a modality, which utilizes mindfulness and eye positioning to access experiences not readily available to our thinking brain.  I work with individuals, couples and families to support your agency and resiliency throughout the therapeutic process. I am queer and of the South Asian diaspora, and work with others in minority communities or minority identity experiences. Spiritual and religious inquiries as they relate to your mental and emotional wellbeing are welcome as well. 

 

Supervisor: Yvonne Beyer #36544

 

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(510) 601-1929

chongyoulin@gmail.com

 

 

 

Chong-You Lin

LMFT

#85905

 

I hold a MA in transpersonal counseling from John F. Kennedy University and am pursuing my Ph.D. in East-West psychology with a focus in spiritual counseling.

My emphasis is working with adults who are having concerns with relationships, emotions, transitions, addictions or eating disorders. I also work with children, adolescents and couples. Coming from Taiwan, I can speak Mandarin and Taiwanese and understand how cultures impact one's psychology.

My other areas of specialization include EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing), Hakomi, hypnotherapy and meditations. With these skills, I facilitate my clients to transform their traumas, difficult feelings, beliefs, and behavior patterns.

 

林從猷, 婚姻及家庭諮商師

畢業於約翰甘乃迪大學心理諮商研究所超個人心理組,我的諮商方式整合了一般心理學及靈性的智慧。目前,我在加州整合學院攻讀東西心理學博士學位及靈性輔導 認證。我的服務包含協助成人對面他們的關係、情緒、生命轉變、成癮及飲食違常等問題,也提供兒童、青年少及夫妻諮商。我來自台灣,可以講國語及台語並且了 解多元文化的影響。

我經過EMDR(眼動身心重建法)的訓練,能協助有創傷經驗的個案,降低他們受過去經驗的影響。我也運用Hakomi 方法,催眠及靜坐方法來幫助我的個案轉化他的心理創傷及困擾他們的情緒、想法及行為。我的連絡方式 (510)601-1929分機8,或 寫信到 chongyoulin@gmail.com.

 

 

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kenichiearthcirclescenter@gmail.com

Kenichi Takahashi

MA, LMFT

#53903
Somatic Experiencing Practitioner

 

While building resources to reinforce a new positive pattern, you will gradually integrate and transform old patterns of body and mind.

My therapeutic approaches are Body Centered Mindful Approach (Hakomi and Somatic Experiencing), EMDR, Expressive Arts, and Energy Psychology including Pranic Psychotherapy and Emotional Freedom Technique (tapping meridian points).

I offer psychotherapy for adults, couples, and children in English and Japanese. I specialize in addiction (Substance Dependence), anxiety, cross-cultural issues, depression, eating disorder, grief, self-esteem, panic attacks, and trauma (PTSD). I am a graduate of John F. Kennedy University of Holistic Studies specializing in Transpersonal Psychology. I have completed the Professional Training for Hakomi in 2010. I have received the certificates for Eating Disorder program, Addiction Studies program and Somatic Experiencing Practitioner. I have a practice in Pranic healing, which is non-touch based energy healing.

私の心理療法ではクライアントの方に感情面で安心でき心のこもった空間、場所を提供しています。私の行う心理療法は単にお話を聞き、今まであった記憶、辛 い気持ち、直面している問題を共有するだけでなく、皆さんにそれを実際にその場でその感情や記憶を今感じて頂き、子供や辛いことが起きた時に統合されな かった古い記憶の神経ネットワークを脳全体の神経ネットワークと統合していくという手法です。その結果、過去の記憶に対して、以前感じていた辛い気持ちや 身体の感覚は和らいでいきます。またその記憶、感情や身体感覚に関連した自分自身や他人に対する否定的な見方や考えもポジティブに変化していきます。私の 専門はトラウマ、PTSD, パニック障害、憂鬱、ADHD,統合失調症、不安障害、摂食障害、Anger Management, Grief, アルコール薬物等依存等です。子供から大人、夫婦まで日本語で相談に乗ります。身体に触らないで行う気功療法(心と体の両方を治療できます)もやっており ます。ぜひご連絡ください。

 

 

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(510) 601-1929
korewilliams@earthcircles

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Korë Rebecca Williams

MA, MFT

#52509

I am most inspired in life by the capacity we all share to heal, grow, and reach for the joy and connection that is our birthright. I witness this capacity every day in my clients' courage to transform past hurts, memories, and present day obstacles into deepening relationships with themselves, and the freedom to make richer choices in their lives.

In the compassion and safety of deep acceptance and presence, I create the space for you to reach for this freedom and richness in your life. A space where you can learn to feel relaxed, empowered, and alive, and create the loving, trusting relationships with yourself and others that we all yearn for.

My work blends warmth and empathy, with somatic, relational, mindfulness, and cognitive techniques to build a strong, flexible sense of self, and guide clarity of insight into old, conflicting patterns. I offer a wide variety of modalities for my clients to choose from so that we can tailor a therapy experience that is the most effective and comfortable for you. I also approach the work we do together from a holistic perspective to support you in strengthening your individuality, wholeness, resiliency, and capacity to make choices in a very complex world.

I specialize in healing anxiety, depression, isolation, low self-esteem, and grief; physical, sexual, emotional and developmental/attachment trauma; addictions and eating disorders; and in learning to cope with chronic pain and illness.

My extensive training includes EMDR, Somatic Psychotherapy, Attachment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques), Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, Non-Violent Communication, yoga, qigong, and mindfulness meditation.

I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, have been practicing psychotherapy since 2002, and work primarily with individuals and families. I warmly welcome clients from all ethnic and racial backgrounds and sexual orientations, and have many years of training in anti-racism, and in issues concerning the queer community. I am happy to be able to offer my clients a sliding scale fee range based on income.

 

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(510) 601-1929

Erin Carnahan

PCC Intern

#3418

I offer a person-centered and integrative approach to therapy, drawing on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, family systems and feminist theory, as well as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.  I teach strategies and tools to manage the symptoms that may be affecting your daily functioning, while engaging in a compassionate, honest, and nonjudgmental therapeutic relationship that can facilitate deep healing. To me, therapy is a holistic process of addressing biological, psychological, social, and spiritual aspects of individuals and their experiences. 

Supervised: by Yvonne Beyer #36544

 

 

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510-601-1929

Chris Belmondo

AMFT

#94506

I believe in creating and holding a safe, empathic space for people to be able to share their experiences, ask questions, and get validation for their feelings, as well as learning skills that can lead to a better quality of life. Creating a collaborative relationship with clients based on a client-centered perspective, along with a harm reduction view of therapy, and allowing a client’s experiences to unfold through a combination of Narrative Therapy, Feminist Therapy, and Cognitive Behavior Therapy to help them enrich their narratives is also important to me. I have a concentration in, but not limited to substance usage issues, LGBTQ issues, anxiety, and depression.

Supervisor: Yvonne Beyer #36544 

 

 
 
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Shang Heping

Associate MFT

 

We come into this world to experience, grow and enjoy a good life. We all experience suffering and difficult times, which can lead us to distorted interpretations about self, others, and how to understand our experiences. Yet, we all have instincts, drives and the right to pursue our own happiness.

 

I started my search for truth with the physical world. I studied science and worked as a researcher in China, Canada and the US. I have MS and Ph.D degrees in computer science, and am a veteran of computer engineering.

 

I believe happiness comes from inside of ourselves. I believe psychological disorders come from distorted experiences and thoughts. Our biological conditions can impact our experiences; but I believe our psychological conditioning often determines how we behave and react. My approach is holistic and humanistic. As a therapist, I enjoy offering what I’ve learned from positive psychology, holistic and humanistic theory, cognitive, behavioral, and many other therapy methods to help us understand who we are and how to overcome our life difficulties.

I am available for sessions on Saturday.

 

Supervisor: Yvonne Beyer #36544

 
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Masami Ueki

ASW

 

My therapeutic approach is integrative and humanistic, which emphasizes clients’ self-development and takes into account clients’ capacity to achieve their best potential rather than focusing on their problems. I offer safe and deep acceptance, honesty, compassion, warmth, and empathy in my work. It is indispensable for me and my clients to be connected deeply so that we can work together to reach goals they wish to achieve. I believe that we are powerful beings to make our lives better in ways that we want life to be by utilizing what resources we have at our disposal. I will work with clients to explore what strengths they have in order to feel good about themselves.

I will teach tools and skills to manage and lessen the emotional afflictions of anxiety, depression, and relationship issues by utilizing integrative approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). I also use T.E.A.M approach therapy, which is a new framework of psychotherapy includes CBT techniques.

Supervised by Yvonne Beyer #36544

 

Torrie Pierre-Hargraves

MFT Trainee

I am an MFT Trainee who is passionate about providing individuals and couples with tools to strengthen relationships while optimizing healthy. I believe in providing a safe, open and empathetic space where the healing journey can begin.

 

I come to ECCC with over 10 years of experience working with teens and adolescents with multiple Mental Health diagnosis in a Residential Treatment Facility.


Supervised by Yvonne Beyer, LMFT #36544

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510-629-0641

 

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(510)-601-1929

(707) 400-5346

Barbara (Blaze) Lazarony

MFT & PCC Trainee

You may not be exactly sure what’s wrong, but you know something is off. Maybe you’re feeling anxious, hopeless, or depressed? Or your relationships are a mess? You want things to change, and you’re tired of losing sleep trying to figure it out on your own. You don’t have to keep living like this!

 

Together, you and I will work collaboratively to discover the root of your stress, anxiety, or depression. We’ll address your situation and explore the issues impacting your work, relationships, and overall quality of life.

 

You can have a life that lights you up!

 

I worked in Corporate America for 20 years and owned my own coaching practice, working with thousands of people just like you. My clients say I am empathetic, trustworthy, curious, and fiercely compassionate--and that I help them bring out the best in themselves.

 

I view therapy as an opportunity for transformation; using a holistic approach, we will design a healing and growth plan that is unique to you. I integrate humanistic and creative experiential modalities, plus Trauma-Focused CBT, EMDR, Sandtray, and Mindfulness in my practice.


Supervised by Yvonne Beyer, LMFT #36544

contact me:

(510)-698-2774

allisonsmith599@gmail.com

Allison Smith

MFT Trainee

Hello there! My name is Allison and I am so very excited that you have taken the first step to discovery and healing. I believe you will have zero regrets.

 

I am a proud product of John F. Kennedy School of Psychology- specializing in Transpersonal and CBT techniques. My goal is to not only witness individuals, families, and couples realize their full potential but walk beside each one as they achieve every goal. My favorite insect happens to be a butterfly-- why? Because before you see the beauty of the butterfly, you must witness the struggle of the cocoon. You may be in a difficult place at the moment, however, take courage, you can emerge as a butterfly as we work together.


Supervised by Yvonne Beyer, LMFT #36544

 
 

Frankee S. Carlson

AMFT 104457

Life is hard. I believe therapy is a place where you can explore ways to make life more functional. It’s a place to slow down, put attention on intention, and get to know your inner workings on a deep, personal level. It’s a place to develop intimacy, non judgement, and compassion for the self and for the world. I want to shepherd you while you learn to manage your struggles with greater mindfulness. Adults, teens, and couples welcome.


Supervised by Yvonne Beyer, LMFT #36544

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470-384-9423

sfc.mft@gmail.com

 

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408-883-7272

Tyeisha Brown

MFT Trainee

I value and use my knowledge of cultural competence and the understanding of cultural diversity and cultural sensitivity in my work. My goal is to give individuals a space to safely process, heal, and work through the challenges that life brings, without judgement. I understand that there are many aspects in one’s life, including mental and physical health, your home, work, and/or school environment, your spirituality and beliefs, and your support systems, that all play a role in your whole self. I believe that we are the experts in our own lives, so I like to work from a collaborative approach in assisting, supporting, and guiding individuals to build on their existing strengths, to have meaningful relationships with the self and others, and to live their best possible life.


Supervised by Yvonne Beyer, LMFT #36544

 

Annie Lesney

MFT Trainee

Through my own personal journey and trainings, I have come more and more into understanding that the body holds our experiences, and each of us has deep within, our own power to heal. Through Somatic Therapies, Inner Child Work, Clinical Hypnotherapy, and many other techniques, we can move slowly into our truest, most authentic, and healthy selves. I am here to support you through your own depth of work. It's a true honor and a gift to witness you in all of what you bring into therapy.

 

Supervised by Yvonne Beyer, LMFT #36544