Therapist Profile

Name:
Jesse Whittle-Utter, M.A.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Email
Location:
3852 Piedmont Ave. Oakland, CA 94611-5353
Phone:
(510) 740-8024
License Number
LMFT79783
Practicing Since:
2010
Additional Licenses:
Marriage and Family Therapist

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
You are finally ready to consult with a professional therapist about your current struggles and blocks. I applaud that - it often requires leap of faith to admit that you may need help. I offer free initial consultations to see if I would be the right therapist for you. It is normal to go through periods in life in which you feel hurt, confused, angry, depressed, lonely, lost, anxious, stuck, or have difficulty in your romantic, social or work relationships. When our normal methods of working through these challenges fail us, it can be helpful to see a therapist to help explore how to address your struggles in new ways, and learn more about yourself in the process. I see people from all walks of life in my practice, but specialize in working men around identity and life transitions; LGTBQ teens and young adults; folks who identify as part of the kink, polyamory, or BDSM community; and gay men who struggle with self-esteem and finding intimacy. I invite you to read more about me and how I can help on my web site: www.eastbaytherapy.org.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Mon/Tue/Fri 4pm-9pm Wed 12:30pm-9pm To book a free consult: http://www.eastbaytherapy.org/#!make-an-appointment/cz4a
Services
I offer weekly psychotherapy, coaching and consultation services. To read more about how I can help you, visit my web site at www.eastbaytherapy.org.
Insurance
Private Pay, Superbill provided, Sliding Scale
Credit Cards Accepted
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
Online, Phone

Education

Degrees
MA Counseling Psychology, Pacifica Graduate Institute BA Psychology & Art Practice, UC Berkeley

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Adolescents
Anxiety
Assertiveness Training
Career Stress and Changes
Childhood Trauma
Communication Skills
Depression/Clinical Depression
Employment Issues
Gay/Lesbian/Bi/Questioning
Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming
HIV Related
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Individual
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Men's Issues
Other
PsychoEducational
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Relationships
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Stress
Trauma
Women's Issues
Working With Therapists

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Cognitive-Behavioral
Communications
Developmental/Depth
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
Humanistic/Existential
Psychodynamic
Certifications
I am a certified graduate of a three-year rigorous clinical training program at the Pacific Center for Human Growth, which serves the needs of the diverse Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer community.
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity

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