Meet John

As someone born and raised in the Bay Area, I know that the stresses and strains of life can take a toll on all of us. For over twenty years, I have been working with people feeling overwhelmed with stress, anxiety, trauma and/or depression to feel better and live more authentic and fulfilling lives.

As a friend, brother, husband, father and step-father, I know that relationships can be the source of our greatest joys and sorrows. As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, I provide effective and compassionate counseling services to adults, adolescents, couples and families.

Growing up, I was diagnosed with Dyslexia and struggled in school. With help and applying techniques and strategies that work, I was able to graduate from the University of CA Santa Cruz with a BA in Psychology and receive a Masters degree from Naropa University in Psychology- Contemplative Psychotherapy.

I honor the opportunity to work with you.

Treatment approaches include: Mindfulness Meditation, Trauma Informed Care, Dialectical Behavior Therapy , Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Family Systems, Brief Solution Focused Therapy, Strength Based, Culturally Sensitive,

Specialty area includes: Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, Coping Skills, Career Counseling, Relationships, Educationally Related Mental Health Services, Crisis Response, Mindfulness

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Phone: 510-380-6146

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Hours: By Appointment Only

Monday - Friday: 8am to 8pm

Saturday: 8am to 6pm

Sunday: By Appointment Only


433 Callan Avenue, Suite 309

San Leandro, CA 94577

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