Psychotherapy, Somatic Experiencing, and Addiction Counseling in Oakland
Seeking counseling is sometimes seen as an admittance of self-failure. Ironically, the opposite is true; the more support we have the more we clarify and build upon our unique talents and strengths in overcoming life's challenges.
Clients report working with me has a calming and confidence-instilling effect, creating safety and containment while opening to the internal world of experience.
During a brief phone conversation you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions and discuss any needs or concerns you may have. If it feels like a good fit we’ll schedule a first session to get a sense of whether my support is what you’re looking for.
Joel is certified as a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner and a California licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. He has been providing therapy to individuals, couples, and Men’s groups for the past ten years. His decade-long meditation practice has taught him to honor the idea that what is correct in one moment may not be so in the next, and what is true for one person may not be true for another, inspiring a presence of openness and curiosity.