Therapist Profile

Ms. Donna Lynn Fone, M.A.
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286 Santa Clara Avenue Oakland, CA 94610
(510) 225-9160
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Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
All of your experience from conception to this point in time is stored in the cells of your body. Somatic (body-centered) psychotherapy incorporates the wisdom of the body as well as the thinking mind. Cutting edge somatic psychotherapeutic modalities such as Hakomi, EMDR, and Sensorimotor Psychotherapy all tap the latest discoveries in neuro-science to facilitate your natural healing capacity. Each of these methods incorporates present moment mindfulness as part of the process and are effective in working with trauma (big & little) of all kinds (PTSD, relational, developmental, life transitions, etc) as well as other challenging issues. Somatic psychotherapies are also effective at uncovering core beliefs that are keeping you stuck and from living life more joyfully. They are tools to assist you in integrating healthy, positive experiences. I am a somatically-trained psychotherapist certified in Hakomi, EMDR and body-centered life & relationship coaching. I am also trained in Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, addictions, attachment and parenting issues. My practice of psychotherapy is deeply influenced by my yoga and meditation practice of over 25 years. I believe in each being's innate capacity to move towards healing and wholeness.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Monday - Friday, 9am to 7pm
I work with individual adults, couples, adolescents, children, and parent/child dyads experiencing a range of issues such as life transitions, trauma (big or little), relational issues, parenting issues, mood disorders, and anxiety.
Blue Shield, Blue Shield of CA, Magellan, MHN, Other, Private Pay, Tricare, Victims of Crime
Credit Cards Accepted
Free Initial Consult
Offers Teletherapy


MA in Counseling Psychology, California Institute for Integral Studies BS in Conservation of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley

Area of Specialty

Childhood Trauma
Communication Skills
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Victims of Crime
Women's Issues


Theoretical Orientation
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
EMDR-Eye Movement Desensitization/ Reprocessing
Certified Hakomi Therapist & Teacher Certified EMDR Therapist Certified Body-Centered Life & Relationship Coach Completed Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Level 1 Training for the Treatment of Trauma Registered Addictions Specialist
Languages Spoken
Asian/Pacific Islander


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