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Talk to a therapist about your particular situation.

(There’s no charge for a phone consultation)

Evening and weekend appointments available.
Credit cards accepted. Offices in Berkeley, Oakland, Walnut Creek and San Francisco.

Are you experiencing anxiety, worry, stress, depression or problems with relationships?

We provide therapy that is tailored to your specific needs, designed to get you feeling better using the most effective, research-backed methods.

Warm. Down-to-earth. Effective.


Dan Quinn, PsyD

Clinical Director


Tim Edwards, MBBS

Relationship Coach


Stacy Smith, MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist


Rob Gross, MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist


Yael Stiles, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Kirsten Maier, PhD

Licensed Psychological Assistant


Danielle Lancon, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker


Chris Wiley, MSW, ASW

Licensed Associate Social Worker

"Rob's open and gentle manner made me feel immediately comfortable. He is skilled at managing challenging relationship issues, and brings his wealth of compassion and sensitivity to difficult situations..."
“Dan is one of the most thoughtful, compassionate, analytic and creative thinkers I’ve come to know.”   
“After two of the worst years of my life, I just wanted to give up. Kirsten’s respectful attitude and gentle probing helped me to revalue myself, and I now have a more positive outlook. I am a changed person and now I can get on with enjoying my life...”
“One of the most profound messages Tim imparted to me was that this work can be fun. I don't have to be in pain to do this inner work…”
“Warmth and insight seem to be second nature to Yael…”
"When I first met Rob, I immediately felt a sense of warmth and empathy that made me comfortable to express my true feelings on the anxiety and depression I have suffered from for years..."
"Working with Dan is like taking a weekly trip to a special gym, with a great trainer, where I work out and practice staying emotionally present…"
“Kirsten, it was great working with you. Thank you for listening so well to me. I really appreciated your insights. They made me say ‘Hey, I haven’t thought about that before. I haven’t looked at it that way before...”
"I went to traditional counselors for my anxiety management, and none of them had ever been able to help me understand my anxiety, but Tim did…"
"Yael’s focus on understanding her client’s view of the world and dedication to guiding them to achieve their goals serves them well…"
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Let’s Do What Works.

Therapy is evolving rapidly, with increasingly powerful improvements emerging all the time, especially in the areas of anxiety, depression, trauma and relationships. It means that therapists need to evolve, too. With warmth, active engagement, depth, and down-to-earth practicality, we are devoted to bringing you the most useful therapy interventions available today, and we hold ourselves to the highest standards of empirically-supported quality of care.

You really can get there from here.

Make the call so things can start getting better.

We have experts who specialize in treating a variety of issues, including:

  • Difficulty connecting
  • Stress
  • ADHD
  • Transitions and crises
  • Self-respect
  • Phobias
  • Men’s issues
  • Parenting
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Grief and Loss
  • Spirituality and meaning
  • Anxiety
  • Isolation
  • Relationship Problems
  • Anger management
  • Shyness
  • Money and financial issues
  • Health problems
  • Assertiveness
  • Career development and aspirations
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Personal Growth
  • Counseling for adults, couples, families, teens, and children


  • Or when it just hurts…