Oakland, Berkeley, Emeryville Practitioners

Yatra Pesantez, LMFT # 96735

Yatra Pesantez, LMFT # 96735

510-359-9849
 
Office in Emeryville, CA
 
Yatra’s approach to therapy is client centered. She brings the qualities of compassion and curiosity to meet each client in their healing process. Through dedicated practice, she has cultivated a unique, heart centered approach to the counseling setting. Working with Yatra involves gently moving closer to one’s experience, discovering and strengthening inherent capacities, turning towards our edges with compassion, openness, and curiosity, and reconciling with the various aspects of oneself.

Brian Lim, LMFT # 105034

Brian Lim, LMFT # 105034

 
 
510-214-2088
 
Office in Oakland, CA
 
Brian is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Certified Hakomi Therapist.  He is highly experienced in the field of trauma and somatic psychotherapy.  Brian is driven by an unrelenting and fierce love to heal the darkest places in our lives.  He does so through his presence, warmth, and a genuine regard for his clients.  He specializes in individuals and couples.
 
Carrie Gray, LMFT # 93629

Carrie Gray, LMFT # 93629

 
 
510-359-9849
 
Office in Oakland, CA
 
Carrie offers relational, somatic psychotherapy rooted in the mindfulness and insight-based practice of Hakomi and the holistic touch-based approach of Breema. The body is included as an ally in the process of addressing imbalances and challenges while you are being anchored in an experiential ground of acceptance, belonging, wholeness, and vitality. She is here to support your fundamental relationship with your self, with others, and with life itself.
 
Erica Berman, LMFT #125492

Erica Berman, LMFT #125492

 
 
510-459-4300
 
Office in Oakland, CA
 
Erica is a queer somatic psychotherapist who focuses on issues of abandonment, anxiety, grief, trauma, holistic and spiritual health. Her approach is intuitive, and you will find her non-judgmental, caring and interactive with you in your process. She believes whole heartedly in the healing power of touch for deep systemic change.
 

Noreen Greenblatt, Visionary Craniosacral Therapist, Certified Hakomi Practitioner

Noreen Greenblatt, Visionary Craniosacral Therapist, Certified Hakomi Practitioner

 
510-725-2735
 
Office in El Cerrito, CA
 
Noreen uses a supremely gentle approach modeled in the Taoist way of “doing ‘non-doing.'” It honors both the analytical understanding of how things happen, and the intuitive perception of how things really are. Combined, the soul can be touched and real healing can occur. Her practice is informed by 23 years of somatic-based practices, energy work, meditation and the founding principles of Hakomi-based psychotherapy. She specialize in physical, emotional and spiritual trauma, working with adults, teenagers and children.
 
Io Bones, LMFT # 111851

Io Bones, LMFT # 111851

 
 
510-898-6620
 
Office in Oakland, CA
 
Io uses touch, mindfulness, and kindness to guide you in exploring your experience and finding more ease and aliveness. She is a licensed psychotherapist, certified Hakomi practitioner, long time student of embodied arts, and steadfast believer in the power of humans to grow and to heal.
 
Michal Rokach Shamay. LMFT #112104. R-DMT #1937 ADTA

Michal Rokach Shamay. LMFT #112104. R-DMT #1937 ADTA

 
 
(510) 944-1549
 
Offices in Berkeley, CA and Albany, CA
 
Michal’s practice combines both mind and body approaches to support change. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Registered Dance and Movement Therapist. She has experience treating a wide variety of psychological and emotional difficulties in adult, teenagers and children. She feels very grateful for the opportunities to work with those seeking a greater sense of well-being, satisfaction in relationships, and understanding of self. In therapy, she is working in both verbal and non-verbal ways, including somatic psychology techniques for adults and play therapy for children..
 
Traci Uchida, LMFT # 104474

Traci Uchida, LMFT # 104474

 
 
925-289-8633 (text ok)
 
Office in Oakland, CA
 
Traci’s approach is holistic and transpersonal, meaning she looks at and works with all aspects of your being – mind, body, soul, and spirit. She has had a lot of somatic training and mentoring in the Hakomi tradition, which is an experiential and mindfulness-based, body-centered approach to therapy. Her touch therapy work blends together craniosacral work, soul retrieval, past-life regression, intuitive reading, somatic body work, and energy medicine all into one. She practices relational somatic healing, and is also a Reiki practitioner.
 
Jill Cunninghis

Jill Cunninghis

 

Mosaicforest@gmail.com

510-560-9615

Office in Oakand, CA

 

Jill’s approach is based on the premise that we are all intrinsically whole and we all have innate ability to heal ourselves. Within a healing relationship, with supportive guidance and attunement, we can cultivate that ability to heal. Holding that body, mind and spirit are all connected and need tending, in her holistic practice she co-creates sessions with clients that are enlivening, organic, intuitive, and dynamic. With a varied background that includes transformative art and extensive training in trauma and somatic therapeutic practices, Jill weaves into her sessions Relational Somatic Healing, Hakomi and Re-Creation of the Self (R-CS), with the Foundations, Therapeutics and Energetics of Western Clinical Herbalism.  Jill is also trained in and supports clients in preparing for and integrating therapeutic healing using ceremony and ritual.

 
 
Noëlle A. Morris, Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, Certified Massage Therapist

Noëlle A. Morris, Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, Certified Massage Therapist

EmbodyEasily@gmail.com

(650) 776-4688

Office in Menlo Park, CA 

Noelle offers somatic touch to improve nervous system regulation and resilience and to increase capacity for self awareness and healthy attachment to adults and occasionally teenagers. She is Hakomi certified and uses these skills in a trauma and developmental healing context. She has been studying with Kathy Kain over the last 20 years. She is also a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner approved to provide personal sessions at all levels and consultation at the beginning level.

 

 

Eitan Saenger, LMFT # 120702

Eitan Saenger, LMFT # 120702

eitansaenger1@gmail.com

510-501-8151

Office in Oakland, CA 

In his psychotherapy work, Eitan aims to create a nourishing environment so all parts of you feel safe and welcome.  His work is strongly influenced by Eastern philosophy and meditation, and is compassionate, interactive and experiential. Eitan draws from a variety of highly effective somatic (body-oriented) psychotherapy modalities, such as the Hakomi Method, Relational Somatic Healing, Gestalt Therapy and mindfulness-based practices. He will help you recognize and transform core negative beliefs, old patterns and strategies that have been causing you limitation and suffering.

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