Sand Chang, PhD

License: PSY22098

4001 Howe Street, Oakland, CA 94611
Telephone: (510) 545-2321
Website: http://www.sandchang.com
Office Hours: Vary

I'm a Licensed Psychologist with a practice on Piedmont Avenue in Oakland. I work with clients dealing with a wide range of concerns, especially those who would like a therapist who is culturally sensitive and humble regarding gender and sexuality. (MORE INFORMATION)


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)


Niralli D'Costa, MFT

License: mft54007

3515 Grand Ave. Oakland CA 94601
Telephone: (510) 479-7806
Website: http://www.nirallitara.com
Office Hours: In office appointments available on Monday through Thursday 10am - 6pm. Outdoor ecotherapy sessions available on Tuesdays 11am-4pm

I operate from the belief that each of us is fundamentally whole. Throughout our lives we have experiences. Throughout our lives we have experiences that lead us to disconnect from our own internal resources....(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. My practice focuses on LGBTQs of color, including students in psychology, counseling, and social ...(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)

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.


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)


Cheri Tsai, MFT

LICENSE: 104656
Telephone: (415) 857-5638
Email: cheritsaimft@gmail.com
Office Hours: Please call or email to inquire about scheduling

I'm a licensed psychotherapist with a practice on downtown Oakland and the Castro neighborhood in San Francisco. My work is especially effective in helping adults, who suffer from issues such as self-doubt, trouble with intimacy, depression and anxiety, or the inability to manifest career or relationship...(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)