Therapist Profile

Don P. Elium, M.A.
Professional Title:
2168 Norris Road Walnut Creek, CA 94596
(925) 256-8282
License Number
Practicing Since:
Additional Licenses:
Marriage and Family Therapist

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
There Is Nothing Wrong With You, Life Is Just Harder Than You Ever Expected. Getting lost in your circumstances is not a disease. However, sometimes without realizing it, you blindly do the same old thing over and over and expect a different result every time. That is, until you just can't take it anymore. Then how you "really feel" becomes stronger than how you"should feel." This can feel very uncomfortable, however, it is the beginning of finding yourself again in all the situations in your life. This therapy helps you, step by step, grow and learn something new to face what life has brought. Feel the freshness of new possiblities from how you really feel and how you really want to live your life.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Monday through Friday, 8am to 7pm
Individual, Couple Counseling, and Older Teenagers. Facing difficult decisions. Relationship conflict. Trauma and emotional-reactivity treatment.
Credit Cards Accepted
Free Initial Consult
Offers Teletherapy


B.A. Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC M.A., Counseling Psychology, JFK University, Pleasant Hill, CA

Area of Specialty

Self Esteem/Personal Growth


Theoretical Orientation
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
EMDR-Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, Be Set Free Fast Trainer and Practitioner
Languages Spoken
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)


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