Therapist Profile

Gwen J. Sanders
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3873 Piedmont Avenue, Suite 3 Oakland, CA 94611-5370
(510) 869-3901
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Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
I provide an attuned, empathic presence with a time focused treatment model where the client and therapist actively engage in therapy. An eclectic mix of brief and solution focused work, history gathering to highlight relevant issues impacting current life interactions focusing on strengths and creativity reflects my style of therapy. I strive to help individuals and couples to resolve problematic patterns which interfere with the harmony and balance in their lives.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Monday-Friday, varying times during the week
I see clients in individual, couples and group therapy and provide workshops. I have worked as an Employee Assistant Professional and am on several panels as an EAP counselor for various corporations/vendors. I am available as a Consultant to corporations to increase vitality and creativity using art in communication and team building. I am on Faculty for local Graduate art/expressive arts programs in the Bay Area. I am a CAMFT Certified Supervisor providing Clinical Supervision. As a Clinical Supervisor, mentor and educator in the exciting field of art/expressive arts therapy I encourage empowerment and leadership skills to interns and trainees.
Aetna, MHN, Out-of-Network coverage, Private Pay, PPO, Sliding Scale, Victims of Crime
Credit Cards Accepted
Free Initial Consult
Offers Teletherapy


MFT, specialty in Art Therapy

Area of Specialty

Career Stress and Changes
CAMFT Certified Supervisor
Combat/Military Related Trauma
Communication Skills
Creative Solutions
Depression/Clinical Depression
Expressive Art Therapies
Group Therapy
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Men's Issues
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Victims of Crime
Women's Issues


Theoretical Orientation
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Family Systems
Object Relations
Board Certified Art Therapist
Languages Spoken
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)


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