Therapist Profile

Grace L. Pacheco, M.A.
Professional Title:
1459 San Pablo Avenue, Suite B Pinole, CA 94564-2432
(510) 621-8143
License Number
Practicing Since:
Additional Licenses:
MFT 70951

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
I can help you lift your mood, calm your anxiety and panic attacks, walk through grief, and manage your anger. I can teach you social skills and help you with relationships. I am a pre-marital counselor and couples therapist and enjoy seeing couples as well as individuals. My style is practical, efficient, active, and non-stuffy. I am down to earth, authentic, like to add in humor, and use a cultural lense to customize your treatment. I have worked with people with difficulties ranging from mild to those with severe mental illness. I am trained in EMDR which is a really helpful alternative to talk therapy when working with trauma/posttraumatic stress. I am fluent in Spanish and offer some home therapy for those with disabilities or agoraphobia.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Weekdays 9:00AM-8:00PM Saturdays 9:00AM-1:00PM
East Bay Area Therapy's Grace Pacheco is a licensed marriage and family therapist who offers a practical non-stuffy approach to customize treatment for each individual, couple, and family. Individual therapy is available for mild to severe mental health challenges. Grace is skilled in strategies to reduce conflict and increase communication for couples and families struggling in conflicted relationships. Ethnic, regional, and faith cultures are taken into account in all services. Se Habla Espanol. Specialty Areas of Practice: Couples Therapy & Pre-marital counseling Anxiety & Panic, Depression, Anger, Interpersonal Relationships, Bipolar Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) for trauma/posttraumatic stress
Credit Cards Accepted
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
Offers Teletherapy


M.A. Counseling Psychology The Wright Institute: Berkeley, CA B.A. Psychology and Spanish University of San Francisco- San Francisco, CA

Area of Specialty



Theoretical Orientation
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
Emotion Focused Therapy
EMDR-Eye Movement Desensitization/ Reprocessing
Family Systems
Other, e.g. NLP, EMDR, etc.
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Levels 1 & 2 Prepare/Enrich Pre-Marital Counselor
Languages Spoken
Latino, Middle Eastern, Other


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