Therapists

 

Petaluma Therapists     Santa Rosa Therapists

 
Marion Barnett Marion Barnett, MFT

Working together, we will build on your inner strengths to develop more successful coping skills. You will have a safe place to explore and clarify confusing and overwhelming issues in your life. With focused, non-judgmental listening and feedback, you can be assured...

Location: Petaluma
Phone: 707.303.3216
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Ann Bernhardt Ann Bernhardt

My 44-years of clinical practice includes adults, adolescents, children, and elders in brief and continuing psychotherapy, counseling, psychoeducation, and consultation in life-phase issues in individual...

Location: Petaluma and Santa Rosa
Phone: 707.303.3243
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Andrew Getz Andrew Getz, MFT

Are you coming to terms with a challenging life transition, or feeling overwhelmed by feelings of anxiety, stress, sadness or depression or simply wanting a deeper connection with yourself...

Location: Petaluma
Phone: 707.303.3216
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Kate Gustin Kate Gustin

For the past 20 years as a licensed clinical psychologist, I have helped hundreds of people heal their emotional wounds and recover peace of mind. If you're finding that your daily mood and quality of life...

Location: Petaluma
Phone: 707.303.3230
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Keith Kilburn Keith Kilburn, MFT

From depth psychology to practical problem-solving – Keith Kilburn has practiced meditation for 35 years and Tai Chi for 33 years. In a former life he taught classes in these disciplines at Santa Rosa Junior College. He raises sheep, and likes to build things, take fine photos....

Location: Petaluma
Phone: 707.303.3238
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Louise Moore, MFT Louise Moore, MFT

For many people, beginning therapy can bring up mixed emotions including apprehension, fear, hope, excitement, and vulnerability. In my work as a therapist I remain mindful and appreciative of the wide range of experiences that may arise at the beginning and continue to unfold...

Location: Petaluma
Phone: 707.303.3245
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Bert Sheckler-Smith Peter Pretkel, Psychologist

People come to therapy for a variety of reasons including stress, unhappiness, loss, traumatic life experience, problems with emotions or relationships, or difficulty with symptoms such as depression or anxiety. Some come as well for personal growth or for reaching specific life goals.

Location: Petaluma
Phone: 707.303.3218
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Bert Sheckler-Smith Bert Sheckler-Smith, MFT

Whether you are looking for a therapist for the first time, or looking for the right therapist this time, I have the clinical skills and compassionate understanding that you need to solve your or your child’s emotional and behavioral problems.

Location: Petaluma
Phone: 707.303.3213
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Kim Shippey Kim Shippey, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In therapy, establishing a relationship is key — it is within the relationship that growth occurs. Although my orientation is mostly psychodynamic with a strong emphasis on mindfulness, I'm comfortable in using many modalities and techniques to help you achieve your treatment goals.

Location: Petaluma
Phone: 707.303.3221
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Kim Shippey Richard Shoninger, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Life presents many challenges and obstacles that can make reaching your goals difficult. Everyone faces frustrations, disappointments, loss, rejections, and other experiences that make it difficult to cope and remain on track with their lives. Whether these challenges are mild, moderate...

Location: Petaluma
Phone: 707.303.3202
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Priya Sowerby Priya Sowerby, MFT

Through individual therapy it is possible to change old patterns, reduce anxiety, and feel more centered and empowered. In an atmosphere of caring and acceptance, Priya helps people learn to identify and express deep feelings that have often been long ignored.

Location: Petaluma
Phone: 707.303.3240
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Santa Rosa Therapists     Petaluma Therapists

 
Ellen Breisacher Ellen Breisacher, MFT

In my work as a therapist, I like to focus on making clients feel safe, comfortable and accepted. While my approach is very direct, honest, and interactive, it is also important to me to bring a sense of warmth, caring and compassion to my work...

Location: Santa Rosa
Phone: 707.303.3204
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Patricia Clark, MFT Patricia Clark, MFT

Pat Clark, as a former educator, enjoys working with families, couples, and individuals in exploring different ways to view their lives and developing strategies for making them work better. She is very interactive and comes primarily from a cognitive behavioral perspective.

Location: Santa Rosa
Phone: 707.303.3223
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Pamela Collins, MFT Pamela Collins, MFT

I like the saying that life is what happens while we are busy making other plans. If you are currently considering enlisting the aid of a therapist, my guess is that not all is going according to plan! Feeling alone can make the process of navigating life’s curve balls even more challenging...

Location: Santa Rosa
Phone: 707.303.3222
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Tricia Coxhead, RPT, MFT Tricia Coxhead, RPT, MFT

I am licensed as a Marriage Family therapist as well as a Physical Therapist. My interest in psychotherapy came from my observation and subsequent realization/understanding of the close relationship between the body and mind as I worked in the field of physical therapy...

Location: Santa Rosa
Phone: 707.303.3209
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Ellen Breisacher Beth Fox, MFT

Sometimes as adults we discover that our ability to make decisions, to love someone, to accept the love of someone else, to feel peace and inner calm, to find the motivation to accomplish goals, to forgive a betrayal, to have self acceptance and confidence is limited...

Location: Santa Rosa
Phone: 707.303.3210
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Loren Gerstein Loren Gerstein, PhD

I am a licensed psychologist with years of experience providing psychotherapy to people who are suffering and just not sure how to proceed in healing and recovery. Working with depression, anxiety, stress, grief, and all kinds of relationship issues...

Location: Santa Rosa
Phone: 707.303.3233
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Barbara Hayes Barbara Hayes, MFT

Are you or your children dealing with anxiety, depression, or negative behaviors due to stress from life’s transitions or difficult relationships? I use techniques from cognitive behavioral therapy and other therapies to provide both short-term relief as well as long-term resolution...

Location: Santa Rosa
Phone: 707.303.3250
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Alissa Hirshfeld-Flores, MFT Alissa Hirshfeld-Flores, MFT

Whether you have never been in therapy before or are very experienced with the process, I am aware of the vulnerability of beginning with a new therapist and my first priority is to help you feel safe and accepted. I offer psychotherapy for adults, adolescents, children, and families...

Location: Santa Rosa
Phone: 707.303.3257
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Holly Hulst, MFT Holly Hulst, MFT

I provide psychotherapy services rooted in an integrative framework. I emphasize body awareness, emotional attunement, and relational well-being. I nurture my clients in becoming experts of their own experience. Often times our suffering comes from a deep...

Location: Santa Rosa
Phone: 707.303.3232
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Jeff Palmer, MFT Tamara Ice, MFT

Life is a series of stories, reactions, and interpretations. Finding balance, energy, security, hope, and inspiration often require us to look at the stories we’ve been telling ourselves. Changing your interpretation of a story can revitalize you.

Location: Santa Rosa
Phone: 707.303.3214
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Sue Kessner, MFT Sue Kessner, LPCC

Living life on life's terms is not always easy. The stressors of daily living often encroach on our happiness and serenity...

Location: Santa Rosa
Phone: 707.303.3262
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Jeff Palmer, MFT Robert Mosby, PhD

I believe that psychotherapy is about helping people find their own truth and strengths. To accomplish this, you have to discover and change those things that do not fit who you really are. Once this is accomplished you frequently find that your own wisdom and knowing bubbles right up.

Location: Santa Rosa
Phone: 707.303.3224
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Jeff Palmer, MFT Jeff Palmer, MFT

My experience includes over 20 years as a therapist in settings ranging from private practice to group homes. Having worked with so many individuals, couples and families over the years I have truly come to appreciate how valuable your time is...

Location: Santa Rosa
Phone: 707.303.3229
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Karen Phillips Karen Phillips, PhD

At your first visit, we will focus on identifying the issues that bring you to therapy at this time and the goals that you have for therapy. Together, we will begin to develop a treatment plan that meets your needs. I think you will find that I am a thoughtful listener, caring, and empathic.

Location: Santa Rosa
Phone: 707.303.3260
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Peter Pondolfino Peter Pondolfino, PsyD

Psychotherapy is an uncluttering process, one that leads to a clearer understanding of ourselves and others. Through this process, choices become clearer and our true nature re-emerges. Anxiety, depression, angry feelings, conflict, and confusion...

Location: Santa Rosa
Phone: 707.303.3227
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Ariella Popple Ariella Popple, PsyD

Stressed or depressed? Having relationship issues, or just want to collect yourself for a big growth spurt? Patients find me open-minded, non-judgmental, focused on their values and practical in delving only as deep as is useful to living a fulfilling and meaningful life.

Location: Santa Rosa
Phone: 707.303.3237
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Diana Poulson, MFT Diana Poulson, MFT

Life certainly presents us with challenges! There are ups and downs, twists and turns, and sometimes we need help to sort it all out. When we can slow things down a bit, I always marvel at our ability to navigate through troubles and transitions to find creative solutions...

Location: Santa Rosa
Phone: 707.303.3231
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Vance Pryor Vance Pryor, Psy. D.

My approach to psychotherapy is to work in a collaborative manner to explore and understand underlying thought and behavioral habits that cause distress. Through such continuous effort, many find unwanted...

Location: Santa Rosa
Phone: 707.303.3215
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Christy L. Schurman, PhD. Christy L. Schurman, PhD

I work with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families in an interactive, collaborative approach to therapy. In a safe, supportive environment, attention is given to what is causing distress, and ways are explored to help people deal with life’s problems...

Location: Santa Rosa
Phone: 707.303.3208
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Therese Smith, MFT Therese Smith, MFT

Once core issues are understood you will be on your way to making permanent changes that last. In a safe environment we will explore areas of your life that are not satisfying and together we will find solutions.

Location: Santa Rosa
Phone: 707.303.3207
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Joanie Tompkins, MFT Joanie Tompkins, MFT

Making the decision to seek therapy can be difficult, and even scary, whether you are doing it for the first time, or are experienced with the therapeutic process. It takes courage to admit that your life is...

Location: Santa Rosa
Phone: 707.303.3228
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Debra Zilavy, PhD, RN Robert Willard, PhD

When obstacles block our ability to manage life effectively, finding workable options and creating the changes we seek can be difficult. As a Clinical Psychologist with more than 20 years post-licensure experience, I offer many options for serving my clients...

Location: Santa Rosa
Phone: 707.303.3220
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Petaluma Therapists     Santa Rosa Therapists