License: LCSW26262

Telephone: 510-788-0783
Fax: (510) 658-9712
Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 7am-9pm

Melvin L. Escobar, LCSW

With over 20 years experience as a social service volunteer and professional, I understand that being of service to others is an enormous privilege as well as a responsibility. I strive to provide a safe-enough space for my clients to feel both nurtured and challenged in finding their own internal source of wisdom and healing. I am bilingual Spanish-speaking.

Clinical approach

I utilize an integrative psychotherapy approach in my work with clients.  Research shows that honoring the interconnection of mind, body, and spirit helps facilitate deeper and more lasting positive transformations, and expanding an individual’s capacity for joy and peace.

Areas of clinical work

I welcome all gender identities and gender expressions, all sexual orientations and spiritual

inclinations, all cultural backgrounds and ethnic identities, and people at all stages of life. There is a growing awareness across the mental health field that psychotherapy, combined with mindfulness and somatic awareness, can open the way for genuine healing and transformation.

Modalities available

Individual, couple/relationships


$150/hr; lower fee slots may be available


I accept several insurance plans--please inquire.  I can also provide you with Professional Services Statements to submit to your insurance as an Out-of-Network provider or for your Health Care Flexible Spending Account.

Office Location

465 - 34th St., Suite B-4, Oakland, CA, 94609-2815

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