Annie Chen, LMFT

License: 80025

Telephone: 510-992-3826
Office hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-7pm

I offer individual and couples therapy with a focus on helping people achieve better relationships and access healing through inner states of wisdom. (MORE INFORMATION)


Melvin L. Escobar, LCSW

License: LCSW26262

465 - 34th St., Suite B-4, Oakland, CA, 94609-2815; Telephone: (510) 788-0783
Fax: (510) 658-9712
Website: http://ww.melvinescobarlcsw.com
Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 7am-9pm

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...(MORE INFORMATION)


Darlene A. Hall, PhD


3947 Opal Street, Oakland, CA 94609
Telephone: (415) 297-7265
Office Hours: Mondays, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.

I am a black lesbian Psychologist with strong social justice values, I strive to create a safe place where people can examine their lives within their sociocultural contexts, envision change, and build upon their strengths and resources. In my practice, I work exclusively with LGBTQs of color, including students and highly sensitive people...(MORE INFORMATION)


Nia Hamilton-Ibu, LCSW

License: LCSW 26898

Telephone: 510 575 0859
Office hours: Wednesday evenings and Friday (full day).
I also provide therapy sessions via phone and video; I will determine the suitability of this option after initial consultation sessions.

I value supporting people through mind-body-spirit therapeutic approaches. Incorporating one’s cultural as well as community resources is essential to support healing. Acknowledging the whole self to address how stress and trauma…(MORE INFORMATION)


Amina Elfiki, Associate MFT

license: Associate MFT #103090

Supervised and employed by Dr. Sheila Addison, LMFT #49616

Telephone: (510) 545-3415
Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday

I am a queer, polyamorous transwoman of Pilipinx/SWANA descent. I am passionate about working with People of Color; Trans, non-binary, and genderqueer individuals, and their partners and families; Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Queer folks…(MORE INFORMATION)

David Irving, MFT

License: 48938

Telephone: (510) 394-5054
Office Hours - Friday 9am-6pm, Saturday 10am-1pm

The majority of my experience has been in counseling adolescents in the areas of decreasing symptoms of anxiety and mood disorders through the use of Cognitive Behavioral and Client-Centered Therapy...(MORE INFORMATION)


Phoenix Jackson, MFT 

License: 110164

Telephone: (510) 214-6762
Office Hours - Mornings, Evenings, Fridays, Saturdays

In my practice, everyone gets to feel like they have a place where they are cared about. You deserve to be here and be known for the gift you are to this world. You have a right to heal. I encourage you to bring what you already do (art and movement practices) as tools…(MORE INFORMATION)

As an African American therapist I am very passionate about social justice issues as they have adversely affected clients not only physically, but emotionally through depression, anxiety and other stress related illnesses. By experiencing racism, inequity of power, and privilege, this can (MORE INFORMATION)

As a queer woman of color, born and raised San Franciscan, of mixed Latinx and Filipinx heritage, identity plays a huge role in how I view the world. This has informed my love and understanding of intersections of identities, my passion for community healing, the necessity for social...(MORE INFORMATION)

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Shenaaz Janmohamed, LCSW

License: LCSW75300

Telephone: (510) 497-HEAL (4325) 
Website: www.ShenaazJanmohamed.com

Accepting new clients

I seek to support people in healing from interpersonal, familial, societal, systemic, and historical traumas. Through utilizing both relational theory and mindfulness practice, my therapy work is built upon the mutual understanding of how relationships can heal, mend and tend to our hurts and growth areas. (MORE INFORMATION)


Ella Ofori, MPH, MFT Intern


Supervised by
Cheryl Cranshaw, LMFT (LMFT44666)

Telephone: (484) 483-6375

I work from a core belief that everyone has within themselves what they need for healing. I also believe that working in community helps to bring out and recall collective knowledge and understanding of what health, illness, and recovery are...(MORE INFORMATION)


Kim Paulus, MFT

License: LMFT84611

Telephone:  510-394-5820
Office hours:  Monday - Thursday variable hours

My identity as a fat, queer, cisgender, mixed race Vietnamese woman informs my work as a therapist.  I bring a background in social justice activism and organizing, and my own experiences with oppression allow me to bring a sensitivity to how being different in the world can impact one’s inner experience...(MORE INFORMATION)

Marcella M Raimondo, PhD, MPH

License: PSY27037

Telephone: (510) 610-9663
Office Hours: Trainings are provided to your clinic/agency

Marcella Raimondo, PhD, MPH,  is a passionate and spirited clinical trainer- speaking on a topic that comes from her heart, multicultural issues in eating disorders. She has delivered over 100 clinical and community trainings at colleges and universities, mental and public...(MORE INFORMATION)

Shawna Sodersten

License: lmft50803

290 Grand Ave. #102, Oakland 94610
Telephone: (510) 355-1505
Listed on Linked In
Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9am-6:30pm; Saturday 9am-1pm

Shawna trained at the Pacific Center for Human Growth in Berkeley and then in three years of private practice internship with Christy Calame. She has been licensed in her own practice since 2011. (MORE INFORMATION)

Shin Yi Tsai, LCSW

License: LCS23959

3120 Telegraph Ave. #12,
Berkeley CA 94705; at the border of Oakland and Berkeley
Telephone: (510) 496-2730
Fax: (510) 842-0042
Office Hours: Monday through Thursday, daytime and evening

Therapy can offer you greater opportunities for personal healing and growth along with a deeper connection to yourself and others. I provide compassionate support and guidance to help you better understand feelings and thoughts, find new ways of coping, and to feel more alive and authentic. I listen carefully to what concerns you and...(MORE INFORMATION)


Courtney Watson, LMFT

License: 98943

Telephone: 510-463-4471
Fax: 510-373-6471
Office hours: 11am - 8pm Monday, Thursday, Friday;
Tuesday evenings

I also offer hybrid online psychotherapeutic services for clients who cannot make in office meetings every week. A minimum of 2 office visits per month is required.

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and an AASECT Certified Sex therapist completing a PhD in Human Sexuality. I have a bias in therapy, and that bias is to help you move toward your greater truth. I don’t get to determine what your truth is, you do! I can, however, (MORE INFORMATION)